Herbert Marshall (I) (1890–1966)

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Herbert Marshall had trained to become a certified accountant, but his interest turned to the stage. He lost a leg while serving in World War I and was rehabilitated with a wooden leg. This did not stop him from making good his decision to make the stage his vocation. He used a very deliberate square-shouldered and guided walk, largely ... See full bio »

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Murder! Sir John Menier
Foreign Correspondent Stephen Fisher
The Letter Robert Crosbie
Trouble in Paradise Gaston Monescu


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 1965 The Third Day
Austin Parsons
 1964 The Presidency: A Splendid Misery (TV Movie documentary)
George Washington
 1963 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Father Anthony
- 5: Part 1 (1963) ... Father Anthony
 1963 The Caretakers
Dr. Jubal Harrington
 1963 The List of Adrian Messenger
Sir Wilfrid Lucas
 1962 Five Weeks in a Balloon
The Prime Minister
 1961 Zane Grey Theatre (TV Series)
Simon Baker
- The Atoner (1961) ... Simon Baker
 1961 A Fever in the Blood
Governor Oliver P. Thornwall
 1961 Michael Shayne (TV Series)
Collier Davis
- Spotlight on a Corpse (1961) ... Collier Davis
 1960 Hong Kong (TV Series)
Sir John Dalman
- Colonel Cat (1960) ... Sir John Dalman
 1960 Midnight Lace
Charles Manning
 1960 College Confidential
Professor Henry Addison
 1960 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series)
Judge / Dr. Morgan
- There Is an Island (1960) ... Judge
- Nightmare on Napuka (1960) ... Dr. Morgan
 1958 The Fly
Insp. Charas
 1957-1958 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Colin Bragner / Judge Connors
- Little White Frock (1958) ... Colin Bragner
- A Bottle of Wine (1957) ... Judge Connors
 1958 Stage Struck
Robert Harley Hedges
 1958 Studio One (TV Series)
Colonel Beaumont
- Balance of Terror (1958) ... Colonel Beaumont
 1957 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Dr. Knight
- The Mystery of Thirteen (1957) ... Dr. Knight
 1957 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Bo Barrett
- Louise (1957) ... Bo Barrett
 1954-1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Dr. Jaquith / Andrew Crocker-Harris / Enoch Gavin
- Now, Voyager (1956) ... Dr. Jaquith
- The Browning Version (1955) ... Andrew Crocker-Harris
- Gavin's Darling (1954) ... Enoch Gavin
 1956 The Weapon
Supt. Mackenzie
 1956 Wicked as They Come
Stephen Collins
 1955 Celebrity Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Hoax (1955)
 1955 The Virgin Queen
Lord Leicester (Robert Dudley)
 1954 The Elgin Hour (TV Series)
- Yesterday's Magic (1954) ... Belmont
 1954 The Best of Broadway (TV Series)
Seth Lord
- The Philadelphia Story (1954) ... Seth Lord
 1954 The Black Shield of Falworth
William - Earl of Mackworth
 1954 Gog
Dr. Van Ness
 1954 Riders to the Stars
Dr. Don Stanton
 1953 Angel Face
Mr. Charles Tremayne
 1952 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
- Girl in the Park (1952)
 1951 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
Inspector Goole
- An Inspector Calls (1951) ... Inspector Goole
 1951 Anne of the Indies
Dr. Jameson
 1950 Captain Blackjack
Dr. James Curtis
 1950 Nash Airflyte Theatre (TV Series)
- Municipal Report (1950)
 1950 The Underworld Story
E.J. Stanton
 1949 The Secret Garden
Archibald Craven
 1947 High Wall
Willard I. Whitcombe
 1947 Ivy
Miles Rushworth
 1946 Monuments of the Past
 1946 Duel in the Sun
Scott Chavez
 1946 The Razor's Edge
W. Somerset Maugham
 1946 Crack-Up
 1945 The Unseen
Dr. Charles Evans
 1945 The Enchanted Cottage
Major John Hillgrove
 1944 The Road to Victory (Short)
Herbert Marshall (uncredited)
 1944 Andy Hardy's Blonde Trouble
Dr. M.J. Standish
 1944 The Shining Future (Short)
Herbert Marshall
 1943 Young Ideas
Michael Kingsley
 1943 Flight for Freedom
Paul Turner
 1943 Forever and a Day
Curate in Air Raid Shelter
 1942 The Moon and Sixpence
Geoffrey Wolfe
 1941 Kathleen
John Davis
 1941 When Ladies Meet
Rogers Woodruf
 1941 The Little Foxes
Horace Giddens
 1941 Adventure in Washington
John Coleridge
 1940 The Letter
Robert Crosbie
 1940 Foreign Correspondent
Stephen Fisher
 1940 A Bill of Divorcement
Gray Meredith
 1938 Zaza
 1938 Always Goodbye
Jim Howard
 1938 Woman Against Woman
Stephen Holland
 1938 Mad About Music
Richard Todd / Mr. Harkinson
 1937 Breakfast for Two
Jonathan Blair
 1937 Angel
Sir Frederick Barker
 1936 Make Way for a Lady
Christopher 'Chris' Drew
 1936 A Woman Rebels
Thomas Lane
 1936 Girls' Dormitory
Dr. Stephen Dominik
 1936 Forgotten Faces
 1936 Till We Meet Again
Alan Barclay
 1936 The Lady Consents
Dr. Michael J. Talbot
 1935 If You Could Only Cook
Jim Buchanan
 1935 The Dark Angel
Gerald Shannon
 1935 Accent on Youth
Steven Gaye
 1935 The Flame Within
Dr. Gordon Phillips
 1935 The Good Fairy
Dr. Sporum
 1934 The Painted Veil
Walter Fane
 1934 Outcast Lady
Napier Harpenden
 1934 Riptide
Lord Rexford
 1934 Four Frightened People
Arnold Ainger
 1933 The Solitaire Man
Oliver Lane
 1933 I Was a Spy
 1932 Evenings for Sale
Count Franz von Degenthal
 1932 Trouble in Paradise
Gaston Monescu
 1932 Blonde Venus
Edward 'Ned' Faraday
 1932 Faithful Hearts
Waverly Ango
 1931 Bachelor's Folly
Gerry Anson
 1931 Michael and Mary
Michael Rowe
 1931 Secrets of a Secretary
Lord Danforth
 1930 Murder!
Sir John Menier
 1929 The Letter
Geoffrey Hammond
 1927 Mumsie
Col. Armytage
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Stage: Appeared in (as "Duke of Warrington") "The High Road" on Broadway. Comedy. Written / directed by Frederick Lonsdale. Theatre: 10 Sep 1928-Jan 1929 (closing date unknown/144 performances). Cast: Edna Best (as "Elsie Hilary"), Alfred Drayton (as "James Hilary"), Winifred Harris (as "Lady Minster"), Frederick Kerr (as "Lord Trench... See more »

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Was in four Oscar Best Picture nominees: Foreign Correspondent (1940), The Letter (1940), The Little Foxes (1941) and The Razor's Edge (1946). See more »


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