STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 3,232 this week

Brian Aherne (I) (1902–1986)


Brian Aherne was an Oscar-nominated Anglo-American stage and screen actor who was one of the top cinema character actors in the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. Born on May 2, 1902 in King's Norton, Worcestshire, England, Aherne performed as an actor as a child. At age 18 he made his debut as an adult with the company that would evolve into the ... See full bio »

IMDb Picks: August

Are you ready for The Happytime Murders? We are! See which other movies and TV shows we're excited about.

Visit IMDb Picks

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 42 people
created 19 Jun 2012
 
a list of 500 people
created 08 Mar 2011
 
a list of 873 people
created 02 Oct 2015
 
a list of 96 people
created 10 Aug 2016
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Brian Aherne's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win. See more awards »

Known For

Juarez
Juarez Maximilian I of Mexico
(1939)
Merrily We Live
Merrily We Live Wade Rawlins
(1938)
A Night to Remember
A Night to Remember Jeff Troy aka Jeff Yort
(1942)
Sylvia Scarlett
Sylvia Scarlett Michael Fane
(1935)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (69 credits)
 1967 Rosie!
Oliver Stevenson
 1964 The Cavern
Gen. Braithwaite
 1963 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Johann Strauss Sr.
- The Waltz King: Part 2 (1963) ... Johann Strauss Sr.
- The Waltz King: Part 1 (1963) ... Johann Strauss Sr.
 1963 Sword of Lancelot
King Arthur
 1961 Rawhide (TV Series)
Woolsey
- The Gentleman's Gentleman (1961) ... Woolsey
 1961 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Lord Bruce Saybrook
- The Bruce Saybrook Story (1961) ... Lord Bruce Saybrook
 1961 Susan Slade
Stanton Corbett
 1960 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Booth Templeton
- The Trouble with Templeton (1960) ... Booth Templeton
 1959 The Best of Everything
Fred Shalimar
 1959 Goodyear Theatre (TV Series)
James Rupert / James Spencer
- Story Without a Moral (1959) ... James Rupert / James Spencer
 1957 Studio 57 (TV Series)
- Safe Enough (1957)
 1956 The Errol Flynn Theatre (TV Series)
Hickman
- The Transfer (1956) ... Hickman
 1956 Crossroads (TV Series)
Father Cataldo / Father Anthony Kohlmann
- The Lamp of Father Cataldo (1956) ... Father Cataldo
- The Sacred Trust (1956) ... Father Anthony Kohlmann
 1956 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
John Kirk
- Pursuit of a Princess (1956) ... John Kirk
 1956 Climax! (TV Series)
David
- Night Shriek (1956) ... David
 1956 Sneak Preview (TV Series)
 1956 The Swan
Father Carl Hyacinth
 1955-1956 The Star and the Story (TV Series)
Crane Douglas
- The Round Dozen (1955) ... Crane Douglas
 1955 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Rudolf Maximilian
- Reunion in Vienna (1955) ... Rudolf Maximilian
 1955 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Colonel Tafferty
- The Martyr (1955) ... Colonel Tafferty
 1954 A Bullet Is Waiting
David Canham
 1954 Prince Valiant
King Arthur
 1953 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
Phillip Armstrong, a scientist
- Breakdown (1953) ... Phillip Armstrong, a scientist
- Element of Risk (1953)
 1953 Titanic
Captain E. J. Smith
 1953 I Confess
Willy Robertson
 1953 Omnibus (TV Series)
Henry V (segment "Henry V, Act 5, Scene 2")
- Mr. Lincoln: Part 4 (1953) ... Henry V (segment "Henry V, Act 5, Scene 2")
 1951-1953 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Reggie / Mr. Don
- Two for Tea (1953) ... Reggie
- A Well-Remembered Voice (1951) ... Mr. Don
 1952 Betty Crocker Star Matinee (TV Series)
- Episode #1.16 (1952)
 1951 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series)
Sir Henry Morgan - King of Pirates
- The Buccaneer (1951) ... Sir Henry Morgan - King of Pirates
 1951 The Billy Rose Show (TV Series)
- The Old Flame (1951)
 1950 The Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series)
Dearth
- Dear Brutus (1950) ... Dearth
 1948 Angel on the Amazon
Anthony Ridgeway
 1948 Smart Woman
Robert Larrimore
 1946 The Locket
Dr. Blair
 1945 Screen Snapshots Series 25, No. 2: Radio Shows (Short)
The Saint - The Saint Radio Program
 1943 What a Woman!
Henry Pepper
 1943 First Comes Courage
Capt. Allan Lowell
 1943 Forever and a Day
Jim Trimble
 1942 A Night to Remember
Jeff Troy aka Jeff Yort
 1942 My Sister Eileen
Robert Baker
 1941 Skylark
Jim Blake
 1941 Smilin' Through
Sir John Carteret
 1941 The Man Who Lost Himself
John Evans / Malcolm Scott
 1940 Hired Wife
Stephen Dexter
 1940 The Lady in Question
Andre Morestan
 1940 My Son, My Son!
William Essex
 1940 Vigil in the Night
Dr. Robert S. Prescott
 1939 Captain Fury
Captain Michael Fury
 1939 Juarez
Maximilian I of Mexico
 1938 Merrily We Live
Wade Rawlins
 1937 The Great Garrick
David Garrick
 1936 Beloved Enemy
Dennis Riordan
 1935 Sylvia Scarlett
Michael Fane
 1935 I Live My Life
Terence 'Terry' O'Neill
 1934 What Every Woman Knows
John Shand
 1934 The Fountain
Lewis Allison
 1933 The Constant Nymph
Lewis Dodd
 1933 The Song of Songs
Richard Waldow
 1931 Madame Guillotine
Louis Dubois
 1930 The W Plan
Col. Duncan Grant
 1928 Underground
Bill
 1928 Shooting Stars
Julian Gordon
 1927 A Woman Redeemed
Geoffrey Maynefleet
 1926 Safety First
Hippocrates Rayne
 1925 King of the Castle
Colin O'Farrell
 1925 The Squire of Long Hadley
Jim Luttrell
 1924 The Eleventh Commandment
Norman Barchester
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Self (12 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Bernard Shaw") in "Dear Liar" on Broadway. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 15 Articles | 10 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

6' 3½" (1.92 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I have known actresses great and small who would ruthlessly cut ties with home, husband, and children, who would cast aside anyone and anything, and endure any hardship, loneliness, and distress if only they could get a chance to act. What is this demon that possesses them? ...this passion is not based upon anything so slight as vanity; it is a deep, enduring need, and God help the man who gives ... See more »

Trivia:

Has never appeared in a film nominated for the Best Picture Oscar. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Horror and Thriller Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular horror and thriller movies available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed