Alan Mowbray (1896–1969)

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Alan Mowbray, the American film actor who was one of the founding members of the Screen Actors Guild, was born Ernest Allen on August 18, 1896, in London, England, to a non-theatrical family. He served in the British army during World War I and received the Military Medal and the French Croix De Guerre for bravery in action. He began as a stage ... See full bio »

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Known For

The King and I Sir John Hay
My Darling Clementine Granville Thorndyke


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 1969 The Flying Nun (TV Series)
Father Duffy
- A Star Is Reborn (1969) ... Father Duffy
 1968 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series)
- A Bundle for Britain (1968) ... Montrose
 1966 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Harry Blackburn
- The My Friend the Gorilla Affair (1966) ... Harry Blackburn
 1966 Mister Roberts (TV Series)
Chief / Native Chief
- Son of Eight in Every Port (1966) ... Chief
- Eight in Every Port (1966) ... Native Chief
 1965 Petticoat Junction (TV Series)
Lucius J. Penrose
- There's No Stove Like an Old Stove (1965) ... Lucius J. Penrose
 1965 Profiles in Courage (TV Series)
The Man in the Stocks
- Anne Hutchinson (1965) ... The Man in the Stocks
 1964 Burke's Law (TV Series)
- Who Killed Everybody? (1964) ... Butterfield
 1963 The Patty Duke Show (TV Series)
- The Actress (1963) ... Strassman
 1961 A Majority of One
Captain Norcross
 1961 The Investigators (TV Series)
- Quite a Woman (1961) ... Cranshaw
 1961 Whispering Smith (TV Series)
Lord Alfred Hilary
- Poet and Peasant Case (1961) ... Lord Alfred Hilary
 1960-1961 Dante (TV Series)
Stewart Styles / Stewart
- Around a Dark Corner (1961) ... Stewart
- Sesame Key (1961) ... Stewart
- Friendly Assassin (1961) ... Stewart Styles
- Hunter with a Badge (1961) ... Stewart Styles
- Dante in the Dark (1961) ... Stewart Styles
 1960 Startime (TV Series)
King Arthur
- Tennessee Ernie Ford Meets King Arthur (1960) ... King Arthur
 1960 The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series)
Hadley Dexter
- It's Magic (1960) ... Hadley Dexter
 1960 Maverick (TV Series)
Luke Abigor
- The Misfortune Teller (1960) ... Luke Abigor
 1959 Fibber McGee and Molly (TV Series)
Fenton Roscoe
- The Shooting Gallery (1959) ... Fenton Roscoe
 1953-1959 Colonel Humphrey Flack (TV Series)
Col. Humphrey J. Flack
- Lo, The Etruscans (1959) ... Col. Humphrey J. Flack
- Colonel Flack and the Counterfeiter (1959) ... Col. Humphrey J. Flack
- The Tycoon (1959) ... Col. Humphrey J. Flack
- Up from the Apes (1959) ... Col. Humphrey J. Flack
- Spaceship Ahoy (1959) ... Col. Humphrey J. Flack
 1958 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
- Crepe for Suzette (1958) ... Carlson
 1958 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Mayor Perkins
- A Contest of Ladies (1958) ... Mayor Perkins
 1958 The Adventures of McGraw (TV Series)
- Escape (1958) ... Osgood
 1958 The Bob Cummings Show (TV Series)
- Bob Goes Hillbilly (1958) ... Hawthorne
 1956-1958 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
- The Thunderbolt (1958)
 1957 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
- Judge Not (1957) ... Carter
 1957 Blondie (TV Series)
Jack Bell
- Follow That Man (1957) ... Jack Bell
 1957 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
- Robinson Crusoe (1957) ... Explorer
 1957 Crossroads (TV Series)
Dr. Yard
- The Man Who Walked on Water (1957) ... Dr. Yard
 1956 Once Upon a Honeymoon (Short)
 1956 Around the World in 80 Days
British Consul - Suez
 1955-1956 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Jackson / Jackson - Waiter / Albert
- The Stacked Deck (1956) ... Jackson
- A Long Way from Texas (1956) ... Jackson - Waiter
- No Limit (1956) ... Jackson - Waiter
- Alias Mr. Hepp (1955) ... Albert
- The House Always Wins (1955) ... Jackson
 1956 The King and I
Sir John Hay
 1956 The Man Who Knew Too Much
Val Parnell
 1955 My Favorite Husband (TV Series)
The Great Waldo
- The Great Waldo (1955) ... The Great Waldo
 1955 The King's Thief
Sir Gilbert Talbot
 1955 So This Is Hollywood (TV Series)
 1954 The Steel Cage
Lee Filbert (segment "The Chef")
 1954 The Mickey Rooney Show (TV Series)
Jonathan Swift, Drama Instructor
- Pilot (1954) ... Jonathan Swift, Drama Instructor
 1954 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series)
- Annual Honeymoon (1954)
 1954 The Best in Mystery (TV Series)
Jackson (1956)
 1954 Ma and Pa Kettle at Home
Alphonsus Mannering
 1953 Footlights Theater (TV Series)
 1953 The Plymouth Playhouse (TV Series)
Col. Humphrey J. Flack
- Colonel Humphrey J. Flack (1953) ... Col. Humphrey J. Flack
 1953 The Life of Riley (TV Series)
Uncle Baxter
- Riley's Uncle Baxter (1953) ... Uncle Baxter
 1953 The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (TV Series)
- The Orchid and the Violet (1953) ... Orville
 1953 Mr. & Mrs. North (TV Series)
W.J. Compton / Ned Walters
- Dying to Live (1953) ... W.J. Compton
- On the Rocks (1953) ... Ned Walters
 1953 Private Secretary (TV Series)
- Servant Problems (1953)
 1952 Androcles and the Lion
Editor of Gladiators
 1952 The Unexpected (TV Series)
 1952 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
 1952 Just Across the Street
 1952 The Schaefer Century Theatre (TV Series)
- Annual Honeymoon (1952)
 1952 Chevron Theatre (TV Series)
- Annual Honeymoon (1952)
 1951-1952 Gruen Guild Theater (TV Series)
- My Other Love (1952)
 1951 Crosswinds
Sir Cecil Daubrey
 1951 The Lady and the Bandit
Lord Charles Willoughby
 1950-1951 Stars Over Hollywood (TV Series)
- Small Town Story (1950)
 1951 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
Professor Bradford
- Gracie's Vegetarian Plot (1951) ... Professor Bradford
 1951 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
 1951 The Bigelow Theatre (TV Series)
- Agent from Scotland Yard (1951) ... Curt
 1950 The Jackpot
 1950 Wagon Master
Dr. A. Locksley Hall
 1949 You're My Everything
Joe Blanton
 1949 The Lovable Cheat
 1949 The Lone Wolf and His Lady
Jamison - Lanyard's Valet
 1948 Every Girl Should Be Married
Mr. Spitzer
 1948 My Dear Secretary
Deveny (Bryant Detective Agency)
 1948 An Innocent Affair
Ken St. Clair
 1948 The Prince of Thieves
The Friar
 1948 The Main Street Kid
The Great Martine
 1947 Captain from Castile
Prof. Botello
 1947 Merton of the Movies
Frank Mulvaney
 1947 Lured
Lyle Maxwell
 1947 The Pilgrim Lady
Clifford Latimer
 1946 My Darling Clementine
Granville Thorndyke
 1946 Idea Girl
J.C. Crow
 1946 Terror by Night
Maj. Duncan-Bleek
 1945 Sunbonnet Sue
 1945 Men in Her Diary
Douglas Crane
 1945 Tell It to a Star
Colonel Ambrose Morgan
 1945 Where Do We Go from Here?
General George Washington
 1945 The Phantom of 42nd Street
Cecil Moore
 1945 Earl Carroll Vanities
Grand Duke Paul
 1945 Bring on the Girls
 1944 My Gal Loves Music
Rodney Spoonyer
 1944 Ever Since Venus
J. Webster Hackett
 1944 The Doughgirls
Breckenridge Drake
 1943 His Butler's Sister
Buzz Jenkins
 1943 So This Is Washington
Chester W. Marshall
 1943 Holy Matrimony
Mr. Pennington
 1943 Stage Door Canteen
Alan Mowbray
 1943 Slightly Dangerous
English Gentleman
 1943 The Powers Girl
John Robert Powers
 1942 The Devil with Hitler (Short)
 1942 A Yank at Eton
Mr. Duncan
 1942 Panama Hattie
Jay Jerkins, Dick's Butler
 1942 Isle of Missing Men
Dr. Henry Brown
 1942 The Mad Martindales
Hugo Martindale
 1942 Yokel Boy
R.B. Harris - Movie Producer
 1942 We Were Dancing
Grand Duke Basil
 1942 Three Blonde Mice (Short)
Elmer Smith
 1941 The Perfect Snob
Freddie Browning
 1941 I Wake Up Screaming
Robin Ray
 1941 Moon Over Her Shoulder
Grover Sloan
 1941 Ice-Capades
Pete Ellis
 1941 French Fried Patootie (Short)
 1941 The Cowboy and the Blonde
Phineas Johnson
 1941 That Uncertain Feeling
Dr. Vengard
 1941 Footlight Fever
Mr. Don Avery
 1941 That Hamilton Woman
Sir William Hamilton
 1940 The Quarterback
Professor Hobbs
 1940 The Villain Still Pursued Her
Silas Cribbs
 1940 The Boys from Syracuse
 1940 Scatterbrain
J.R. Russell
 1940 Curtain Call
Donald Avery
 1940 Music in My Heart
Charles Spencer Gardner III
 1939 The Llano Kid
John Travers
 1939 Way Down South
Jacques Bouton
 1939 Never Say Die
Prince Smirnov
 1938 Topper Takes a Trip
 1938 There Goes My Heart
Pennypepper E. Pennypepper
 1938 Merrily We Live
Grosvenor (butler)
 1937 Hollywood Hotel
Alexander Dupre
 1937 Stand-In
 1937 Music for Madame
Leon Rodowsky
 1937 On Such a Night
Professor Ricardo Montrose Candle
 1937 Vogues of 1938
Henry Morgan
 1937 Topper
 1937 Marry the Girl
Dr. Hayden Stryker
 1937 As Good as Married
 1937 The King and the Chorus Girl
Donald Taylor
 1937 On the Avenue
Frederick Sims
 1936 Rainbow on the River
Ralph Layton
 1936 Four Days Wonder
Archibald Fenton
 1936 Ladies in Love
Paul Sandor
 1936 My Man Godfrey
Tommy Gray
 1936 Mary of Scotland
 1936 Fatal Lady
Uberto Malla
 1936 The Case Against Mrs. Ames
Lawrence Waterson
 1936 Give Us This Night
 1936 Desire
Dr. Maurice Pauquet (mistakenly listed in end credits as Dr. Edouard Pauquet)
 1936 Muss 'em Up
Paul Harding
 1936 Rose-Marie
 1935 In Person
Jay Holmes
 1935 She Couldn't Take It
Alan Bartlett
 1935 The Gay Deception
Lord Clewe
 1935 Lady Tubbs
Elyot Wembsleigh
 1935 Becky Sharp
Rawdon Crawley
 1935 Night Life of the Gods
Hunter Hawk
 1934 Charlie Chan in London
Geoffrey Richmond
 1934 Embarrassing Moments
 1934 One More River
 1934 The Girl from Missouri
Lord Douglas
 1934 Little Man, What Now?
Franz Schluter
 1934 Cheaters
Paul Southern
 1934 Where Sinners Meet
 1934 The House of Rothschild
Prince Metternich
 1934 Long Lost Father
Sir Tony Gelding
 1933 Her Secret
Nils Norton
 1933 Roman Scandals
 1933 The World Changes
Sir Phillip Ivor
 1933 Berkeley Square
Major Clinton
 1933 Voltaire
Count De Sarnac
 1933 Midnight Club
Arthur Bradley
 1933 Peg o' My Heart
Capt. Christopher 'Chris' Brent
 1933 A Study in Scarlet
 1933 Our Betters
Lord George Grayston
 1932 The Bride's Bereavement; or, the Snake in the Grass (Short)
Sir Mortimer DeLacey
 1932 Sherlock Holmes
Colonel Gore-King
 1932 The Phantom President
George Washington (uncredited)
 1932 Two Against the World
George 'Georgie' Walton
 1932 The Man Called Back
King's Counsel
 1932 Winner Take All
Forbes - the Etiquette Teacher
 1932 Jewel Robbery
Detective Fritz
 1932 The Man from Yesterday
Dr. Waite (as Allan Mowbray)
 1932 Man About Town
Ivan Boris
 1932 The World and the Flesh
 1932 Hotel Continental
Walter Underwood
 1932 The Silent Witness
Arthur Drinton
 1932 Lovers Courageous
 1931 Nice Women
Mark Chandler
 1931 Honor of the Family
Tony Revere
 1931 Left Over Ladies
 1931 Alexander Hamilton
George Washington
 1931 Guilty Hands
Gordon Rich
 1931 How I Play Golf, by Bobby Jones No. 6: 'the Big Irons' (Short)
Mr. Mowbray (uncredited)
 1931 The Man in Possession
Sir Charles Cartwright
 1931 God's Gift to Women
Auguste - Toto's Butler
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