Howard Marion-Crawford (1914–1969)

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Howard Marion-Crawford was born on January 17, 1914 in London, England as Howard Francis Marion-Crawford. He is known for his work on Lawrence of Arabia (1962), The Face of Fu Manchu (1965) and The Castle of Fu Manchu (1969). He was married to Germaine Tighe-Umbers, Mary Wimbush, Junia Crawford and Jeanne Scott-Gunn. He died on November 24, 1969 ... See full bio »

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Known For

Lawrence of Arabia Medical Officer


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 1969 Avalanche
 1969 The Castle of Fu Manchu
Dr. Petrie (as Howard Marion Crawford)
 1966-1969 The Avengers (TV Series)
Collins / Geoffrey / Brigadier Goddard
- Stay Tuned (1969) ... Collins
- The Living Dead (1967) ... Geoffrey (as Howard Marion Crawford)
- What the Butler Saw (1966) ... Brigadier Goddard (as Howard Marion Crawford)
 1968 Crime Buster (TV Series)
- Howzat (1968)
 1968 The Blood of Fu Manchu
Dr. Petrie (as Howard Marion Crawford)
 1968 Detective (TV Series)
Chief Constable Waldron
- The German Song (1968) ... Chief Constable Waldron
 1968 The Charge of the Light Brigade
Lt. Gen. Sir George Brown (as Howard Marion Crawford)
 1967 Smashing Time
Hall Porter (uncredited)
 1967 Man in a Suitcase (TV Series)
Colonel Davies
- Brainwash (1967) ... Colonel Davies
 1966 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
- The Tormentors (1966) ... Governor
 1966 The Brides of Fu Manchu
Doctor Petrie (as Howard Marion Crawford)
 1966 Secrets of a Windmill Girl
Richard (as Howard Marion Crawford)
 1966 Insurrection (TV Mini Series)
General Sir John Maxwell
- Friday, 12 May 1916: Nothing in Heaven or Earth (1966) ... General Sir John Maxwell
- Friday, 28 April 1916: Do You Think We'll Win? (1966) ... General Sir John Maxwell
- Wednesday, 26 April 1916: Two Thousand Sherwood Foresters (1966) ... General Sir John Maxwell
 1964-1965 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Cmdr. Collinson / Gregori / Archer
- English Lady Takes Lodgers (1965) ... Cmdr. Collinson (as Howard Marion Crawford)
- No Marks for Servility (1964) ... Gregori (as Howard Marion Crawford)
- Yesterday's Enemies (1964) ... Archer (as Howard Marion Crawford)
 1965 The Face of Fu Manchu
Dr. Petrie (as Howard Marion Crawford)
 1965 The Saint (TV Series)
- The Frightened Inn-Keeper (1965) ... Portmore
 1964 Espionage (TV Series)
- Once a Spy... (1964) ... D.D.G.
 1964 The Winston Affair
Major Poole (as Howard Marion Crawford)
 1963 Chips with Everything (TV Movie)
 1963 Tamahine
Major Spruce (as Howard Marion Crawford)
 1963 Zero One (TV Series)
- Danger on Cloud Seven (1963) ... McHale
 1962 Lawrence of Arabia
Medical Officer (as Howard Marion Crawford)
 1962 The Longest Day
Glider Doctor (uncredited)
 1961 Maigret (TV Series)
- Raise Your Right Hand (1961) ... Juror (uncredited)
 1961 Carry on Regardless
Wine-Tasting Organiser (as Howard Marion Crawford)
 1961 The Cheaters (TV Series)
- An Obituary for a Champion (1961) ... Quinlan
 1960 Foxhole in Cairo
British Major (as Howard Marion Crawford)
 1960 Whack-O! (TV Series)
Sir Gerald Turnbull
- Episode #6.3 (1960) ... Sir Gerald Turnbull
 1960 The Last Train (Short)
Miller (as Howard Marion Crawford)
 1959-1960 Interpol Calling (TV Series)
Peters / Reg Couts
- Ascent to Murder (1960) ... Peters (as Howard Marion Crawford)
- The Chinese Mask (1959) ... Reg Couts (as Howard Marion Crawford)
 1960 Suspense (TV Series)
- The Devil Makes Three (1960) ... Voal
 1959 North West Frontier
Peter's Contact at Kalapur Station (uncredited)
 1959 Life in Danger
Major Peters (as Howard Marion Crawford)
 1959 Model for Murder
Inspector Duncan
 1958 Nowhere to Go
Mack Cameron (uncredited)
 1958 Our Virgin Island
 1958 Next to No Time
Hobbs (as H. Marion Crawford)
 1958 Navy Log (TV Series)
Flying Officer Beauchamp
- The Field (1958) ... Flying Officer Beauchamp (as Howard Marion Crawford)
 1958 Gideon of Scotland Yard
The Chief
 1958 Doomsday for Dyson (TV Movie)
Air Vice Marshal
 1958 The Silent Enemy
Wing Commander (as Howard Marion Crawford)
 1957 The Birthday Present
Bates (as Howard Marion Crawford)
 1957 The Tyburn Case (Short)
Peter Shilling (as Howard Marion Crawford)
 1957 Don Kikhot
Sancho Panza (English version, voice, uncredited)
 1957 Wire Service (TV Series)
- Atom at Spithead (1957) ... McKenna
 1957 Night Ambush
British Port Officer (uncredited)
 1957 Decision Against Time
Ingrams (as Howard Marion Crawford)
 1956 The Silken Affair
 1956 Adventure Theater (TV Series)
Horatio Plunkett
- Falstaff's Fur Coat (1956) ... Horatio Plunkett
 1956 Reach for the Sky
'Woody' Woodhall (as Howard Marion Crawford)
 1956 Othello
Othello (English version, voice)
 1954-1955 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Dr. John H. Watson
- The Case of the Tyrant's Daughter (1955) ... Dr. John H. Watson (as H. Marion Crawford)
- The Case of the Diamond Tooth (1955) ... Dr. John H. Watson (as H. Marion Crawford)
- The Case of the Unlucky Gambler (1955) ... Dr. John H. Watson (as H. Marion Crawford)
- The Case of the Neurotic Detective (1955) ... Dr. John H. Watson (as H. Marion Crawford)
- The Case of the Haunted Gainsborough (1955) ... Dr. John H. Watson (as H. Marion Crawford)
 1954 Paid to Kill
Cyrus McGowan (as Howard Marion Crawford)
 1954 The Rainbow Jacket
Travers (as Howard Marion Crawford)
 1954 West of Zanzibar
Wood (as Howard Marion Crawford)
 1954 Calling Scotland Yard: Falstaff's Fur Coat (Short)
Horatio Plunkett
 1954 Don't Blame the Stork
Fluffy Faversham
 1953 Knights of the Round Table
Simon (uncredited)
 1953 Gilbert Harding Speaking of Murder
Horatio Plunkett
 1953 Top of the Form
 1952 Journey to the Sea (Short)
Bill - Driver (uncredited)
 1952 Plan for Coal (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1952 Where's Charley?
Sir Francis Chesney
 1952 His Excellency
Tea Shop Proprietor (as Howard Marion Crawford)
 1951 The Man in the White Suit
Cranford (as Howard Marion Crawford)
 1951 Mr Drake's Duck
Maj. Travers
 1950 Stage Fright
1st Chauffeur (uncredited)
 1949 The Hasty Heart
Tommy (as Howard Crawford)
 1949 The Singing Princess
Narrator (English version, voice)
 1949 Man on the Run
1st Paratrooper (as Howard Marion Crawford)
 1948 Berkeley Square (TV Movie)
HRH The Duke of Cumberland, KG
 1947 The Phantom Shot
Sgt. Clapper
 1945 Notorious Gentleman
Coldstream Guardsman (uncredited)
 1941 A Voice in the Night
Kummer (as H. Marion-Crawford)
 1940 Night Train to Munich
SS Officer Checking Passes (uncredited)
 1939 The Spy in Black
German Officer in Kieler Hof Hotel (uncredited)
 1938 13 Men and a Gun
 1936 Secret Agent
Karl - Lilli's Fiancé (uncredited)
 1936/II Music Hath Charms
Bill Sheridan (uncredited)
 1935 Born for Glory
 1935 Mister Hobo
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1935 Me and Marlborough
Minor Role (uncredited)
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For the dubbed-into-English version of "Don Kikhot" (1957), Marion-Crawford dubbed Sancho Panza's voice. Sancho was actually played by Yuri Tolubeyev. The film was also shown in the original Russian with English subtitles in the US and England. See more »

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H. Marion Crawford | Howard Marion Crawford | Howard Crawford | H. Marion-Crawford


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Memorable as one of TV's first portrayers of Dr John H. Watson, opposite Ronald Howard, in 1954's "Sherlock Holmes" series. See more »



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