Louis Merrill (1912–1963)

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Louis Merrill appeared in scores of programs from radio's "Golden Age", such as "Lights Out", "Suspense", and the "Lux Radio Theater." Mr. Merrill could play everything from heavies to comic roles, and excelled at dialects. See full bio »

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Known For

The Lady from Shanghai Jake Bjornsen
The Giant Claw Pierre Broussard
Reap the Wild Wind Captain of the 'Pelican'
Charge of the Lancers Col. Zeansky


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 1961 King of Diamonds (TV Series)
- Stop Johnny King! (1961) ... Gault (as Lou Merrill)
 1961 The Devil at 4 O'Clock
Aristide Giraud
 1961 Angel (TV Series)
- Promise to a Friend (1961) ... Artie
 1961 The Case of the Dangerous Robin (TV Series)
- Amsterdam Lapidary (1961) ... (as Lou Merrill)
 1960 Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series)
Court Doctor
- The Land of Oz (1960) ... Court Doctor (as Lou Merrill)
 1960 This Man Dawson (TV Series)
Harvey Stone
- The Informer (1960) ... Harvey Stone
- Three X (1960)
 1960 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Cipriano Martez
- Millionaire Nancy Cortez (1960) ... Cipriano Martez (as Lou Merrill)
 1960 Sugarfoot (TV Series)
- Fernando (1960) ... Monroe (as Lou Merrill)
 1960 Colt .45 (TV Series)
- Arizona Anderson (1960) ... Bartender (as Lou Merrill)
 1955-1959 The Lineup (TV Series)
- The Charles Cleveland Case (1959) ... (as Lou Merrill)
 1958 Hi, Grandma! (TV Movie)
 1957 The Giant Claw
Pierre Broussard (as Louis D. Merrill)
 1955 The Fighting Chance
Sammy (uncredited)
 1955 The Crooked Web
Herr Schmitt (as Lou Merril)
 1955 Duel on the Mississippi
Georges Gabriel (as Lou Merrill)
 1954 Sabaka
Koobah (as Lou Merrill)
 1954 The Iron Glove
Count DuLusac
 1954 Phantom of the Rue Morgue
Pedestrian (uncredited)
 1954 Charge of the Lancers
Col. Zeansky (as Lou Merrill)
 1953 The Great Adventures of Captain Kidd
Lord Bellmore [Chs. 1, 13-15] (uncredited)
 1953 Fort Ti
Raoul de Moreau (uncredited)
 1953 Confidentially Connie
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1953 I Love Lucy (TV Series)
Dr. Rabwin
- Ricky has Labor Pains (1953) ... Dr. Rabwin (as Lou Merrill)
 1952 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
Mr. Gibson
- Gracie Selling Swamp So Harry Will Buy TV Set (1952) ... Mr. Gibson (as Lou Merrill)
 1952 Gruen Guild Theater (TV Series)
- I Saw It Happen (1952)
 1951 The Family Secret
Reporter (uncredited)
 1951 Sirocco
Egyptian (uncredited)
 1951 Cause for Alarm!
Mr. Phillips (voice, uncredited)
 1950 The Next Voice You Hear...
Radio announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1947 The Lady from Shanghai
Jake Bjornsen
 1943 Passport to Suez
Mr. Rembrandt (uncredited)
 1943 Hangmen Also Die!
Industrialist (uncredited)
 1942 Reap the Wild Wind
Captain of the 'Pelican' (as Lou Merrill)
 1941 New Wine
Soldier (uncredited)
 1940 North West Mounted Police
Lesure (as Lou Merrill)
 1939 Tropic Fury
Porthos Scipio (as Lou Merrill)
 1938 Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars
Dr. Metz (uncredited)
 1935 The Black Room
Story Teller in Trailer (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Guest starred on the radio drama "Nightbeat," which starred Frank Lovejoy. See more »

Alternate Names:

Lou Merril | Louis D. Merrill | Lou Merrill


Celeste Rush  (his death)

Did You Know?


During a rehearsal of the "Sherlock Holmes" radio program, Merrill--a bachelor--announced a secret: he had two daughters. After his desired effect was achieved, he told of having adopted two girls, six months and 3-1/2 months old respectively.


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