John Emery (I) (1905–1964)

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John Emery was born on May 20, 1905 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Spellbound (1945), The Spanish Main (1945) and Rocketship X-M (1950). He was married to Tamara Geva, Tallulah Bankhead and Patricia Calvert. He died on November 16, 1964 in New York City. See full bio »

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Spellbound Dr. Fleurot
The Spanish Main Capt. Mario Du Billar
Rocketship X-M Dr. Karl Eckstrom
Kronos Dr. Hubbell Eliot


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 1964 Youngblood Hawke
Georges Peydal
 1962 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Harry Breckinridge
- The Heather Mahoney Story (1962) ... Harry Breckinridge
 1961-1962 Checkmate (TV Series)
Lawrence Price / Stan Zobienski
- The Sound of Nervous Laughter (1962) ... Lawrence Price
- Dance of Death (1961) ... Stan Zobienski
 1961 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Kerwin Drake
- Servant Problem (1961) ... Kerwin Drake
 1961 Thriller (TV Series)
The Pawnbroker
- The Devil's Ticket (1961) ... The Pawnbroker
 1961 The Tom Ewell Show (TV Series)
Jack Hunter
- The Old Magic (1961) ... Jack Hunter
 1961 Peter Loves Mary (TV Series)
J.C. Robertson
- The Perfect Father (1961) ... J.C. Robertson
 1960-1961 The Ann Sothern Show (TV Series)
David Fleming / Hodges
- Always April (1961) ... David Fleming
- The Woman Behind the Throne (1960) ... Hodges
 1960 The Comedy Spot (TV Series)
 1959 Five Fingers (TV Series)
Norman Kingsley
- The Temple of the Swinging Doll (1959) ... Norman Kingsley
 1959 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Merle Corvin
- The Fifth Man (1959) ... Merle Corvin
 1958 Colgate Theatre (TV Series)
Ralph Carter
- Adventures of a Model (1958) ... Ralph Carter
 1958 Ten North Frederick
Paul Donaldson
 1957 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
- The Jewel Box (1957)
 1957 Kronos
Dr. Hubbell Eliot
 1951-1957 I Love Lucy (TV Series)
Mr. Stewart / Harold - The Tramp
- Little Ricky Gets a Dog (1957) ... Mr. Stewart
- The Quiz Show (1951) ... Harold - The Tramp
 1956 The Girl Can't Help It
 1956 Crossroads (TV Series)
Gregory Ames
- False Prophet (1956) ... Gregory Ames
 1956 Playwrights '56 (TV Series)
Binky Waldron
- You and Me and the Gatepost (1956) ... Binky Waldron
 1956 Forever, Darling
Dr. Edward R. Winter
 1955 A Lawless Street
Cody Clark
 1955 Front Row Center (TV Series)
Larry Renault
- Dinner at Eight (1955) ... Larry Renault
 1955 Climax! (TV Series)
Abel Dennis
- Flight 951 (1955) ... Abel Dennis
 1951-1954 Suspense (TV Series)
- Fingerprints (1954)
- Vamp Till Dead (1951)
 1954 The Mad Magician
The Great Rinaldi
 1951 Joe Palooka in Triple Cross
 1951 Double Crossbones
Gov. Elden
 1951 Lights Out (TV Series)
- Leda's Portrait (1951) ... Paul
 1951 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series)
Lord Bothwell
- Mary of Scotland (1951) ... Lord Bothwell
 1950 Frenchie
Clyde Gorman
 1950 Rocketship X-M
Dr. Karl Eckstrom
 1950 Dakota Lil
 1948 Joan of Arc
Jean, Duke d'Alencou, Cousin of Charles
 1948 The Gay Intruders
John Newberry
 1948 The Woman in White
Sir Percival Glyde
 1948 Let's Live Again
Larry Blake
 1947 The Voice of the Turtle
George Harrington
 1945 Spellbound
Dr. Fleurot
 1945 The Spanish Main
Capt. Mario Du Billar
 1945 Blood on the Sun
Premier Giichi Tanaka
 1944 Mademoiselle Fifi
Jean Cornudet
 1943 Assignment in Brittany
Capt. Deichgraber
 1942 George Washington Slept Here
Clayton Evans
 1942 Eyes in the Night
Paul Gerente
 1942 Ship Ahoy
Dr. Farno
 1942 Two Yanks in Trinidad
Chicago Hagen
 1941 The Corsican Brothers
 1941 Here Comes Mr. Jordan
Tony Abbott
 1937 The Road Back
Captain Von Hagen
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Stage Play: Sweet Aloes. Drama. Written by Jay Mallory [pseudonym for Joyce Carey]. Scenic Design by Raymond Sovey. Directed by Tyrone Guthrie. Booth Theatre: 4 Mar 1936- Mar 1936 (closing date unknown/24 performances). Cast: Charles Bryant, Joyce Carey (as "Lady Farrington"), Elizabeth Chase, Doris Dalton, John Emery (as "Hon. Robert ... See more »

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[on his marriage to Tallulah Bankhead] In a way it was like the rise, decline and fall of the Roman Empire.


Character actor and one-time romantic lead, on the Broadway stage from 1925. Often played immaculately dapper, urbane gentlemen, invariably a likeable rogue, villain (Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)) or red herring (as in Spellbound (1945). Known to science fiction fans as the expedition leader, Dr. Karl Eckstrom, of Rocketship X-M (1950). See more »

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