Gavin Muir (I) (1900–1972)

Down 82,989 this week
2:15 | Trailer
Hailing from Chicago (his birth has also been noted as late as 1907 which to the purpose would be too late), Gavin Muir had that sort of lean and hungry John Carradine face and slight build that begged for character villain parts. Indeed he was bit by the acting bug and started in regional theater but jumped to Broadway by 1920, though his first ... See full bio »

Trending: Stars to Watch

These stars are on the rise. How many do you recognize?

See the gallery

Double Duty: Musicians-Turned-Actors

These multi-talented Hispanic and Latino musicians are taking Hollywood by storm with their standout performances in film and TV, including Shotgun Wedding, Bullet Train, and Hustlers.

See the full gallery

Related News

New & Upcoming Sequels, Prequels, and Spin-Offs

From new Avatar sequels to "Game of Thrones" spin-off "House of the Dragon," these are the most anticipated sequels, prequels, and spin-offs on IMDb.

See the full list

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 22 people
created 13 Apr 2020
a list of 48 people
created 24 May 2017
a list of 1280 people
created 09 Dec 2019
a list of 131 people
created 08 Sep 2015
a list of 116 people
created 24 Jan 2013

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDb page

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Gavin Muir's work have you seen?

User Polls


Known For

Night Tide Capt. Samuel Murdock
Mary of Scotland Leicester


Hide Hide Show Show Actor (77 credits)
 1965 The Rogues (TV Series)
- The Diamond-Studded Pie (1965) ... Rutledge
 1961 Night Tide
Capt. Samuel Murdock
 1959-1960 The Betty Hutton Show (TV Series)
Hollister / Butler Hollister
- Goldie Without Men (1960) ... Hollister
- The Flashback Story (1960) ... Hollister
- The School Bully (1960) ... Butler Hollister
- Goldie Meets Mike (1960) ... Hollister
- Goldie Gets Amnesia (1960) ... Hollister
 1959 The Lineup (TV Series)
- Vengeful Knife (1959) ... Bartlett
 1959 The Miracle
Colonel (uncredited)
 1959 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
Oliver Jenkins
- Man of Action (1959) ... Oliver Jenkins
 1959 Island of Lost Women
Dr. McBain
 1959 One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Passenger Describing His Dream
- Night of April 14th (1959) ... Passenger Describing His Dream
 1958 Northwest Passage (TV Series)
Colonel Benson
- The Long Rifle (1958) ... Colonel Benson
 1958 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
 1956-1958 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Thompson / Dean Septimus Bracegirdle / Mr. Wallingford
- The Canary Sedan (1958) ... Thompson
- Miss Bracegirdle Does Her Duty (1958) ... Dean Septimus Bracegirdle
- Back for Christmas (1956) ... Mr. Wallingford
 1958 Too Much, Too Soon
Sean (uncredited)
 1957 Johnny Trouble
 1957 The Abductors
Herbert Evans
 1956 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
MacFadden / Harry
- Operation Cicero (1956) ... MacFadden
- Deception (1956) ... Harry
 1956 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series)
- White Corridors (1956) ... Plainclothesman
 1956 D-Day the Sixth of June
Radio Broadcaster (voice, uncredited)
 1955 You Are There (TV Series)
General Sir William Howe
- Washington Crosses the Delaware (December 25, 1776) (1955) ... General Sir William Howe
 1955 The Sea Chase
British Officer of the Watch (uncredited)
 1955 Escape to Burma
 1955 The Ray Milland Show (TV Series)
- Strike It Rich (1955)
 1954 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Rouse
- Lost Lullaby (1954)
- Unfair Game (1954) ... Mr. Rouse
 1954 Khyber Patrol (uncredited)
 1954 King Richard and the Crusaders
Physician (uncredited)
 1954 Charge of the Lancers
Ring Official at Boxing Match (uncredited)
 1954 Your Favorite Story (TV Series)
- Sword of the Vagabond (1954) ... Prefect
 1953 King of the Khyber Rifles
Maj. Lee, doctor (uncredited)
 1953 The Royal African Rifles (unconfirmed)
 1953 The Desert Rats
Captain (uncredited)
 1953 Biff Baker, U.S.A. (TV Series)
- Blue Mosque (1953)
 1952 Dangerous Assignment (TV Series)
Dr. Horace Wakefield
- The Manger Story (1952) ... Dr. Horace Wakefield
 1952 Chevron Theatre (TV Series)
 1951 The Son of Dr. Jekyll
Editor Richard Daniels
 1951 Thunder on the Hill
 1951 Double Crossbones
British Sea Captain (uncredited)
 1950 Rogues of Sherwood Forest
Baron Alfred (uncredited)
 1949 Chicago Deadline
G.G. Temple
 1948 The Prince of Thieves
Baron Tristram (uncredited)
 1947 Unconquered
Lt. Fergus McKenzie
 1947 Ivy
Sergeant (uncredited)
 1947 California
Booth Pennock
 1946 Calcutta
Inspector Kendricks
 1946 Temptation
Smith-Parrington (uncredited)
 1946 The Imperfect Lady
Kelvin (uncredited)
 1946 O.S.S.
Col. Crawson
 1945 The Brighton Strangler
Capt. Perry (uncredited)
 1945 Salome, Where She Danced
 1945 The House of Fear
 1945 Tonight and Every Night
Group Captain G. Homesby (uncredited)
 1944 The Master Race
Captain William Forsythe
 1944 The Merry Monahans
Weldon Laydon, Broadway Talent Scout
 1944 Patrick the Great
Prentis Johns
 1944 The White Cliffs of Dover
Captain Griffiths (uncredited)
 1944 The Story of Dr. Wassell
Dutch Military Messenger (uncredited)
 1944 Passport to Destiny
Herr Joyce / Lord Haw-Haw
 1943 Sherlock Holmes Faces Death
Phillip Musgrave
 1943 Passport to Suez
 1943 Hitler's Children
Nazi Major
 1942 Nightmare
J.B. Abbington
 1942 Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror
BBC Radio Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1942 Eagle Squadron
Maj. Severn
 1942 Captains of the Clouds
Orderly (uncredited)
 1941 Dangerously They Live
Capt. Strong (credits) / Capt. Hunter
 1941 A Yank in the RAF
Wing Commander (uncredited)
 1941 One Night in Lisbon
Aide (uncredited)
 1939 Tarzan Finds a Son!
Pilot (uncredited)
 1937 Wee Willie Winkie
Capt. Bibberbeigh
 1937 Fair Warning
Herbert Willett
 1937 The Holy Terror
 1936 Lloyd's of London
Sir Gavin Gore
 1936 Mary of Scotland
 1936 Half Angel
Dr. William Barth
 1932 Artistic Temper (Short)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: The Best People. Comedy. Written by Avery Hopwood and David Gray. Lyceum Theatre: 19 Aug 1924- Dec 1924 (closing date unknown/143 performances). Cast: Charles Adams (as "Footman"), Joseph Burton (as "A Waiter"), Roy Cochrane (as "Butler"), Eva Condon (as "Miss Tate"), Margaret Dale (as "Mrs. Lenox"), Hope Drown (as "Alice ... See more »


Frances Logan  (her death)

Did You Know?


His wife Frances was daughter of major William R.Logan, and widow of actor Ralph Herz. See more »

Contribute to This Page

Recently Viewed