Paul Cavanagh (I) (1888–1964)

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Cambridge-educated Paul Cavanagh appeared in pictures as the epitome of the debonair, well-dressed Englishman. The former barrister and Royal Canadian Mountie turned to acting in 1924 and had a starring role on Broadway in 'Scotland Yard' (1929). His film career began in 1928 and lasted just over three decades. During that time, he portrayed ... See full bio »


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Tarzan and His Mate Martin Arlington
Jungle Jim Commissioner Morrison
Flame of Calcutta Lord Robert Clive
Goin' to Town Edward Carrington


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 1960 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
- The Gladiators (1960) ... Windrom (as Paul Cavanaugh)
 1959 The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake
Kenneth Drake
 1959 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series)
Governor Rutledge
- The Swamp Fox: The Birth of the Swamp Fox (1959) ... Governor Rutledge (uncredited)
 1959 The Beat Generation
Will Belmont - Stan's Father (uncredited)
 1959 Border Patrol (TV Series)
Dr. Milner
- Rattigan and the Cat (1959) ... Dr. Milner
 1957-1959 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Horace Selkirk / Edgar Ferrell
- The Case of the Deadly Toy (1959) ... Horace Selkirk
- The Case of the Vagabond Vixen (1957) ... Edgar Ferrell
 1958 Northwest Passage (TV Series)
Colonel George Clayton
- The Assassin (1958) ... Colonel George Clayton
 1958 Highway Patrol (TV Series)
Judge Crosson
- The Judge (1958) ... Judge Crosson
 1958 Harbor Command (TV Series)
Otis Foreman
- Ghost Ship (1958) ... Otis Foreman
 1958 Tombstone Territory (TV Series)
Banker Racklin
- Triangle of Death (1958) ... Banker Racklin
 1958 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Delbert Carter
- All That Glitters (1958) ... Delbert Carter
 1958 Panic! (TV Series)
Dr. Keith
- Ashley and Son (1958) ... Dr. Keith
 1958 Target (TV Series)
 1958 In the Money
Inspector Herbert Saunders
 1955-1957 Andy's Gang (TV Series)
- Episode dated 23 November 1957 (1957) ... (as Paul Cavanaugh)
- Episode #1.1 (1955) ... (as Paul Cavanaugh)
 1957 Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (TV Series)
Sir Philip Northrup
- The Skull in the Stone (1957) ... Sir Philip Northrup
 1957 Date with the Angels (TV Series)
Harry Van Norman
- Catered Party (1957) ... Harry Van Norman
 1957 Interlude
Dr. Ashley (uncredited)
 1957 God Is My Partner
Dr. James Brady
 1957 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
- The Idea Man (1957)
 1957 She Devil
Sugar Daddy
 1954-1957 December Bride (TV Series)
Mr. Hawthorne
- Englishman (1957) ... Mr. Hawthorne
- The Rich Man (1954)
 1957 The Adventures of Jim Bowie (TV Series)
John Andrews
- Convoy Gold (1957) ... John Andrews
 1956 Hey, Jeannie! (TV Series)
- The MacLennan Hex (1956) ... Wilson
 1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (TV Series)
Morrell / Du Chablon
- The Affair of the Three Napoleons (1956) ... Morrell
- Victor Hugo (1956) ... Du Chablon
 1956 General Electric Summer Originals (TV Series)
- Duel at Dawn (1956)
 1956 Francis in the Haunted House
Neil Frazer
 1956 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
 1955-1956 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
Sir William Wembly / Detective Superintendent Hubert Moore / Lawrence Holt / ...
- The Gigantic Bank Note Swindle (1956) ... Sir William Wembly
- Britain's Most Baffling Murder Case (1956) ... Detective Superintendent Hubert Moore
- A Bell for Okinawa (1956) ... Lawrence Holt
- The Archer-Shee Case (1955) ... Commander Travis
- America's First Great Lady (1955) ... Sir Christopher
 1956 Crossroads (TV Series)
 1956 Women Without Men
Insp. D.N. Hedges
 1956 Women Without Men
Insp. D.N. Hedges (USA version) (uncredited)
 1956 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
Mr. Raymond Curtis
- The English Playwright (1956) ... Mr. Raymond Curtis
 1955-1956 Jungle Jim (TV Series)
Commissioner Morrison
- The Silver Locket (1956) ... Commissioner Morrison
- Voodoo Drums (1956) ... Commissioner Morrison (as Paul Cavanaugh)
- Blood Money (1956) ... Commissioner Morrison
- The Code of the Jungle (1956) ... Commissioner Morrison
- Man from Zanzibar (1955) ... Commissioner Morrison
 1956 Lassie (TV Series)
Dr. Elwood Mason
- The Journey (1956) ... Dr. Elwood Mason
 1956 Diane
Lord Bonnivet
 1955 The King's Thief
Sir Edward Scott
 1955 The Scarlet Coat
Sir Henry Clinton
 1955 The Purple Mask
Duc de Latour
 1955 Willy (TV Series)
Jonathan Cathcart
- Franklin's Shoe Business (1955) ... Jonathan Cathcart
 1955 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Dr. Frobisher
- The Browning Version (1955) ... Dr. Frobisher
 1955 Climax! (TV Series)
- The Great Impersonation (1955) ... (as Paul Cavanaugh)
 1955 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Dean Cosgrove
- The Nancy Marlborough Story (1955) ... Dean Cosgrove
 1955 The Prodigal
 1955 Space Patrol (TV Series)
Secretary General
- The Android Invasion (1955) ... Secretary General
- The Androids of Algol (1955) ... Secretary General
 1955 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Owen Vail
- 600 Seconds (1955) ... Owen Vail
 1955 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
- Stuffed Shirt (1955) ... Bertrand (as Paul Cavanaugh)
 1954-1955 City Detective (TV Series)
Garrison / Ben
- Police, Watch My House (1955) ... Garrison (as Paul Cavanaugh)
- Ring in the Night (1954) ... Ben (as Paul Cavanaugh)
 1954 The Joe Palooka Story (TV Series)
Mr. Atwood
- The Big Switch (1954) ... Mr. Atwood
 1954 The Lone Wolf (TV Series)
Junius Dean
- The Werewolf Story (1954) ... Junius Dean
 1954 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
 1954 Charade
Col. Heisler
 1954 Khyber Patrol
Brig. Gen. Melville
 1954 The Raid
Col. Tucker
 1954 The Law vs. Billy the Kid
John H. Tunstall
 1954 Adventures of the Falcon (TV Series)
Robert Vaughn
- The Case of the Babbling Brook (1954) ... Robert Vaughn
 1954 Magnificent Obsession
Dr. Giraud
 1954 The Iron Glove
Cavenly, advisor to Prince James
 1954 Casanova's Big Night
Signor Alberto Di Gambetta
 1953 The All American
Professor Carl Banning
 1953 Flame of Calcutta
Lord Robert Clive
 1953 The Desert Rats
Colonel (uncredited)
 1953 The Plymouth Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Stryver
- A Tale of Two Cities: Part 1 (1953) ... Mr. Stryver
 1953 Port Sinister
John Kolvac
 1953 House of Wax
Sidney Wallace
 1953 Bandits of Corsica
 1953 The Mississippi Gambler
Edmond Dureau
 1952 Chevron Theatre (TV Series)
 1952 Plymouth Adventure
Gov. John Carver (uncredited)
 1952 Boston Blackie (TV Series)
Wilton Barclay
- The 13th Dummy (1952) ... Wilton Barclay
 1952 The Golden Hawk
Jeremy Smithers
 1952 Mr. & Mrs. North (TV Series)
Ashley Lockwood
- Weekend Murder (1952) ... Ashley Lockwood
 1952 Lady in the Iron Mask
Undetermined Role (unconfirmed)
 1952 Rebound (TV Series)
- The Honeymoon (1952)
 1951 Front Page Detective (TV Series)
Raymond Quince
- The Other Face (1951)
- The Murderer Is Anonymous (1951) ... Raymond Quince
 1951 The Strange Door
Edmond de Maletroit
 1951 All That I Have
Dr. James Brady
 1951 Bride of the Gorilla
Klaas Van Gelder
 1951 The Son of Dr. Jekyll
Insp. Stoddard
 1951 The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel
Lt. Col. Caesar von Hofaker (uncredited)
 1951 Racket Squad (TV Series)
- The Case of the Miracle Mud (1951) ... Harrington
 1951 The Highwayman (uncredited)
 1951 Hollywood Story
Roland Paul
 1951 Tales of Robin Hood
Sir Gui de Clairmont
 1950 The Second Face
Todd Williams
 1950 The Magnavox Theater (TV Series)
Cardinal Richelieu
- The Three Musketeers (1950) ... Cardinal Richelieu
 1950 Hit Parade of 1951
Two-to-One Thompson
 1950 Hi-Jacked
 1950 Rogues of Sherwood Forest
Sir Giles
 1950 The Iroquois Trail
Col. Eric Thorne
 1949 Madame Bovary
Marquis D'Andervilliers
 1948 You Gotta Stay Happy
Dr. Blucher
 1948 The Babe Ruth Story
Dr. Menzies
 1948 The Black Arrow
Sir John Sedley
 1947 Secret Beyond the Door...
Rick Barrett
 1947 Ivy
Dr. Berwick (uncredited)
 1947 Dishonored Lady
Victor Kranish
 1946 Humoresque
Victor Wright
 1946 The Verdict
Clive Russell
 1946 Wife Wanted
Jeffrey Caldwell
 1946 Night and Day
Bart McClelland
 1946 Night in Paradise
 1945 Club Havana
 1945 The Woman in Green
Sir. George Fenwick
 1945 The House of Fear
Simon Merrivale
 1945 The Man in Half Moon Street
Dr. Henry Latimer
 1945 This Man's Navy
Sir Anthony Tivall
 1944 Marriage Is a Private Affair
Mr. Selworth
 1944 Maisie Goes to Reno
Roger Pelham
 1944 The Scarlet Claw
Lord Penrose
 1943 Adventure in Iraq
Sheik Ahmid Bel Nor
 1943 The Gorilla Man
Dr. Dorn
 1943 The Hard Way
John 'Jack' Shagrue
 1942 Eagle Squadron
Sir James Patridge
 1942 Pacific Rendezvous
Cmdr. Charles Brennan
 1942 The Strange Case of Doctor Rx
John Crispin
 1942 Captains of the Clouds
Group Captain
 1941 Passage from Hong Kong
Capt. Duncan MacNeil-Fraser
 1941 Shadows on the Stairs
Joseph Reynolds
 1941 Maisie Was a Lady
'Cap' Rawlston
 1941 The Case of the Black Parrot
Max Armand
 1940 I Take This Woman
Bill Rodgers
 1939 Reno
John R. Banton
 1939 The Under-Pup
Mr. Franklin Cooper
 1939 Within the Law
English Eddie
 1937 Lost on the Western Front
John Morley
 1937 Danger in Paris
 1936 Crime Over London
Inspector Gary
 1936 Champagne Charlie
Charlie Cortland
 1935 Splendor
Martin Deering
 1935 Thunder in the Night
Count Peter Alvinczy
 1935 Without Regret
Robert Godfrey
 1935 Escapade
 1935 Goin' to Town
Edward Carrington
 1934/I Menace
Col. Leonard Crecy
 1934 One Exciting Adventure
 1934 The Notorious Sophie Lang
Max Bernard / Sir Nigel Crane
 1934 Shoot the Works
Alvin Ritchie
 1934 Tarzan and His Mate
Martin Arlington
 1934 Uncertain Lady
Bruce King
 1933 The Sin of Nora Moran
Gov. Dick Crawford
 1933 The Kennel Murder Case
Sir Thomas MacDonald (as Paul Cavanaugh)
 1933 Curtain at Eight
Wylie Thornton - Actor
 1933 Tonight Is Ours
Prince Keri of Zalgar
 1932 The Crash
Ronnie Sanderson
 1932 A Bill of Divorcement
 1932 Devil's Lottery
Major Hugo Beresford
 1931 Heartbreak
Captain Wolke
 1931 The Squaw Man
Henry - Earl of Kerhill
 1931 Transgression
Robert Maury
 1931 Always Goodbye
Reginald Armstrong, alias of Morgan
 1931 Born to Love
Sir Wilfred Drake
 1931 Unfaithful
Ronald Killkerry
 1930 The Devil to Pay!
Grand Duke Paul
 1930 The Virtuous Sin
Capt. Orloff
 1930 The Storm
Dave Stewart
 1930 Grumpy
Chamberlin Jarvis
 1929 The Runaway Princess
Prince of Savonia
 1928 A Woman in the Night
 1928 Two Little Drummer Boys
Capt. Darrell
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