Louis Hayward (1909–1985)

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From his birthplace in South Africa, Louis Charles Hayward was brought to England and was educated there and on the Continent. He spent a short time managing a London nightclub, displayed some acting talent and decided on acting, and was quickly tapped by playwright Noël Coward, who became his patron. Matinee-idol-handsome, Hayward developed his ... See full bio »

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And Then There Were None Philip Lombard
The Man in the Iron Mask Louis XIV / Philippe of Gascony
Walk a Crooked Mile Philip 'Scotty' Grayson
The Saint in New York Simon Templar, aka The Saint


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 1974 The Magician (TV Series)
- The Illusion of the Lethal Playthings (1974) ... Millotson
 1973 Terror in the Wax Museum
Tim Fowley
 1970 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Dr. Stephen Brigham (segment "Certain Shadows on the Wall")
- The House/Certain Shadows on the Wall (1970) ... Dr. Stephen Brigham (segment "Certain Shadows on the Wall")
 1970 The Phynx
Louis Hayward
 1969 The Last of the Powerseekers (TV Movie)
Jonathan Carlyle
 1969 The Survivors (TV Series)
Jonathan Carlyle
- Chapter Thirteen (1969) ... Jonathan Carlyle
- Chapter Twelve (1969) ... Jonathan Carlyle
- Chapter Two (1969) ... Jonathan Carlyle
 1967 The Christmas Kid
Mike Culligan
 1967 Chuka
Maj. Benson
 1965 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Stacy Blackwell
- Who Killed the Jackpot? (1965) ... Stacy Blackwell
 1964 Rawhide (TV Series)
John Tasker
- The Backshooter (1964) ... John Tasker
 1962 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Judge David Wilcox
- Day of Reckoning (1962) ... Judge David Wilcox
 1962 Kraft Mystery Theater (TV Series)
Robert Leigh
- Dead on Nine (1962) ... Robert Leigh
 1961-1962 The Pursuers (TV Series)
Detective Inspector John Bollinger
- Model Crime (1962) ... Detective Inspector John Bollinger
- The Truck (1962) ... Detective Inspector John Bollinger
- The Paintings (1962) ... Detective Inspector John Bollinger
- The Amateur (1962) ... Detective Inspector John Bollinger
- The Convention (1962) ... Detective Inspector John Bollinger
 1961 Golden Showcase (TV Series)
Basil Hallward
- The Picture of Dorian Gray (1961) ... Basil Hallward
 1959 Riverboat (TV Series)
Ashley Cowan
- Payment in Full (1959) ... Ashley Cowan
 1958 Decision (TV Series)
 1958 The Highwayman (TV Movie)
James MacDonald
 1958 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Stephen Morley
- A Contest of Ladies (1958) ... Stephen Morley
 1958 Studio One (TV Series)
Mike Fenby
- Balance of Terror (1958) ... Mike Fenby
 1957 The O. Henry Playhouse (TV Series)
Reginald Easton
- Hearts and Hands (1957) ... Reginald Easton
 1956 The Search for Bridey Murphy
Morey Bernstein
 1954-1955 The Lone Wolf (TV Series)
Michael Lanyard
- The Stamp Story (1955) ... Michael Lanyard
- The Beverly Hills Story (1955) ... Michael Lanyard
- The Oil Story (1955) ... Michael Lanyard
- Deep Sea Diving (1955) ... Michael Lanyard
- The Planetarium Story (1955) ... Michael Lanyard
 1955 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Jeremy (replaced by Dan O'Herlihy) / Mark
- Suspicion (1955) ... Jeremy (replaced by Dan O'Herlihy)
- So Evil My Love (1955) ... Mark
 1955 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
Captain Tom Jones
- The Voyage of Captain Tom Jones, Pirate (1955) ... Captain Tom Jones
 1955 Climax! (TV Series)
Randy Townsend
- A Promise to Murder (1955) ... Randy Townsend
 1955 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
John Kelsey
- Beginning Now (1955) ... John Kelsey
 1954 Duffy of San Quentin
Edward 'Romeo' Harper
 1953 The Saint's Girl Friday
Simon Templar aka The Saint
 1953 The Royal African Rifles
 1952 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Jack Redmond
- Crossed and Double Crossed (1952) ... Jack Redmond
 1952 Captain Pirate
Capt. Peter Blood
 1952 Lady in the Iron Mask
 1951 The Son of Dr. Jekyll
Edward Jekyll / Dr. Henry Jekyll / Mr. Hyde
 1951 The Lady and the Bandit
Dick Turpin
 1950 Fortunes of Captain Blood
Captain Peter Blood
 1950 House by the River
Stephen Byrne
 1949 The Masked Pirate
Count Amalfi, alias Captain Sirocco
 1948 Walk a Crooked Mile
Philip 'Scotty' Grayson
 1948 Ruthless
Vic Lambdin
 1948 The Black Arrow
Sir Richard Shelton
 1947 Repeat Performance
Barney Page
 1946 The Return of Monte Cristo
Edmond Dantes
 1946 The Strange Woman
Ephraim Poster
 1946 Young Widow
Lt. Jim Cameron
 1945 And Then There Were None
Philip Lombard
 1941 Ladies in Retirement
Albert Feather
 1940 The Son of Monte Cristo
Edmund Dantes Jr.
 1940 Dance, Girl, Dance
Jimmy Harris
 1940 My Son, My Son!
Oliver Essex
 1939 The Man in the Iron Mask
Louis XIV / Philippe of Gascony
 1938 The Duke of West Point
Steven Earley
 1938 The Rage of Paris
Bill Duncan
 1938 The Saint in New York
Simon Templar, aka The Saint
 1938 Condemned Women
Dr. Philip Duncan
 1938 Midnight Intruder
Barry Gilbert
 1937 The Woman I Love
Lt. Jean Herbillion
 1936 The Luckiest Girl in the World
Anthony McClellan
 1936 Anthony Adverse
Denis Moore
 1936 Trouble for Two
Young Man with Cream Tarts
 1936 Absolute Quiet
Gregory Bengard
 1935 A Feather in Her Hat
Richard Orland
 1935 The Love Test
John Gregg
 1935 The Flame Within
Jack Kerry
 1933 I'll Stick to You
Ronnie Matthews
 1933 Sorrell and Son
 1933 The Man Outside
Frank Elford (as Louis Heywood)
 1933 The Thirteenth Candle
Paul Marriott
 1933 Chelsea Life
David Fenner
 1932 Self Made Lady
Paul Geneste
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Louis Heywood


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[After being diagnosed with lung cancer] I got precisely what I deserved after a four-pack-a-day habit for fifty years.


While a Captain in the Marine Corps (of the photographic section), he and his unit filmed the Battle of Tarawa. It was the first time in the history of amphibious warfare that photographers had landed to take a beachhead with the initial assault waves. The battle was one of the bloodiest in Marine history - - three days of fighting cost the Marines nearly 3,000 casualties. Over 4,500 Japanese ... See more »

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