STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,860 this week

Laird Cregar (1914–1944)


Seemingly suave, cultivated actor by nature, definitely huge in both talent and girth, and capable of playing much older than he was, Hollywood of the early '40s tragically lost Laird Cregar before it could fully comprehend on how to best utilize his obvious gifts. He was born Samuel Laird Cregar in a well-to-do section of Philadelphia, eventually... See full bio »

Mahershala Ali: From "4400" to 'Green Book'

Mahershala Ali has been nominated for his second Oscar for Green Book. What other roles has he played?

Watch now

Related News

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

The Black Swan
Sat, Feb 23 11:45 AM EST on TCM (276)

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 31 people
created 09 Dec 2016
 
a list of 40 people
created 26 Oct 2011
 
a list of 30 people
created 18 Apr 2015
 
a list of 103 people
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 630 people
created 26 Oct 2016
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Laird Cregar's work have you seen?

User Polls

1 win. See more awards »

Known For

I Wake Up Screaming Ed Cornell
(1941)
The Black Swan Captain Henry Morgan
(1942)
The Lodger Mr. Slade
(1944)
Heaven Can Wait His Excellency
(1943)

Filmography

Jump to: Actor | Archive footage
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (16 credits)
 1945 Hangover Square
George Harvey Bone
 1944 The Lodger
Mr. Slade
 1943 Holy Matrimony
Clive Oxford
 1943 Heaven Can Wait
His Excellency
 1943 Hello, Frisco, Hello
Sam Weaver
 1942 The Black Swan
Captain Henry Morgan
 1942 Ten Gentlemen from West Point
Maj. Sam Carter
 1942 This Gun for Hire
Willard Gates
 1942 Rings on Her Fingers
Warren Worthington
 1942 Joan of Paris
Herr Funk
 1941 I Wake Up Screaming
Ed Cornell
 1941 Charley's Aunt
Sir Francis Chesney
 1941 Blood and Sand
Natalio Curro
 1941 Hudson's Bay
Gooseberry
 1940 Granny Get Your Gun
Court Clerk (uncredited)
 1940 Oh, Johnny, How You Can Love!
Sam (uncredited)
Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
 1999 Biography (TV Series documentary)
His Excellency
- Don Ameche: Hollywood's Class Act (1999) ... His Excellency (uncredited)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Los Angeles staging of Leslie and Sewell-Stokes' "Oscar Wilde" by director Arthur Ripley and Cregar with the actor in the title role See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 4 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

(1940s interview) I signed with 20th Century Fox because at that time there was only one other character man, John Carradine, under contract, and, of course, we two couldn't ever vie for roles. See more »

Trivia:

Attended fashionable Episcople Academy just outside Philadelphia, where he became active in dramatics. See more »

Trademark:

Some of the most memorable screen villains of the Golden Age of Hollywood See more »

Nickname:

Sam

Star Sign:

Leo

Contribute to This Page

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

IMDb Freedive: Watch Movies and TV Series for Free

Watch Hollywood hits and TV favorites for free with IMDb Freedive. Start streaming on IMDb and Fire TV devices today!

Start watching



Recently Viewed