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MacDonald Parke (1891–1960)

MacDonald Parke was born on July 30, 1891 in Cornwall, Ontario, Canada as John Alexzander MacDonald Parke. He was an actor, known for Shipyard Sally (1939), John Paul Jones (1959) and No Orchids for Miss Blandish (1948). He died on July 17, 1960 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 68) in London, England, UK

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John Paul Jones Arthur Lee
The Mouse That Roared General Snippet


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 1960 The Battle of the Sexes
'C.J.' (as Macdonald Parke)
 1960 A Touch of Larceny
Jason Parrish (as Macdonald Parke)
 1959 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Edmund L. Hartley
- Sweet Poison (1959) ... Edmund L. Hartley
 1959 The Mouse That Roared
General Snippet (as Macdonald Parke)
 1959 The Adventures of Brigadier Wellington-Bull (TV Series)
Otis P. Walkinshaw
- A Party Matter (1959) ... Otis P. Walkinshaw
 1959 John Paul Jones
Arthur Lee
 1958 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Kolbmeyer / Mr. Cliff
- The Greatest Man in the World (1958) ... Kolbmeyer
- Man in the Corner (1958) ... Mr. Cliff
 1958 Hell, Heaven or Hoboken
American General
 1956-1958 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Jake Alton / Gordon
- High Tension (1958) ... Jake Alton
- World of His Own (1956) ... Gordon
 1957 A King in New York
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1951-1957 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Bob Wickens / Mr. Ellsworth / Roxy Gottleib / ...
- Mrs. Wickens in the Fall (1957) ... Bob Wickens
- Georgia Story (1955) ... Mr. Ellsworth
- Golden Boy (1953) ... Roxy Gottleib
- The Troubled Air (1953) ... Mr. Sandler
- Mourning Becomes Elektra (1952) ... Amos Ames
 1956 Beyond Mombasa
 1956 The March Hare
Mr. Maguire
 1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (TV Series)
John Crane
- The Texas Affair (1956) ... John Crane
 1953-1956 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Mackenzie / Chester Hill / Arthur Holcomb / ...
- Better Mousetraps (1956) ... Mackenzie
- Deadline: Vienna (1956) ... Chester Hill
- Pitfall (1955) ... Arthur Holcomb
- Border Incident (1955) ... Winters
- Pardon My Ghost (1954) ... Edmund P. Jossop
 1956 The Granville Melodramas (TV Series)
Gideon Bloodgood
- The Poor of New York or Wall Street Panics (1956) ... Gideon Bloodgood
 1955 London Playhouse (TV Series)
Mayor / Mr. Bright
- The Man Who Liked Christmas (1955) ... Mayor
- The Glorification of Al Toolum (1955) ... Mr. Bright
 1955 Summertime
Mr. McIlhenny
 1954 The Last Moment
Tom Canting (segment: 'The Last Moment')
 1954 The Good Die Young
Mr. Carruthers (uncredited)
 1953 The 23rd Mission (TV Movie)
 1953 Three's Company
Evans (segment "The Scream' story)
 1953 Is Your Honeymoon Really Necessary
Admiral Fields (as Macdonald Parke)
 1952 The Paris Express
American Businessman
 1952 Babes in Bagdad
 1952 Penny Princess
Schuyster the Lawyer (uncredited)
 1952 Island of Desire
Ship's Captain
 1951 The Six Men
Mc.Graw (as Macdonald Parke)
 1951 A Tale of Five Women
New York Magazine Editor (as Macdonald Parke)
 1950 European Assignment
B.G. Bradley
 1950 Night and the City
American from Chicago (uncredited)
 1949 Mr. Mergenthwirker's Lobblies (TV Movie)
Mr. Mergenthwirker
 1949 The Gentle People (TV Movie)
 1949 Counsellor at Law (TV Movie)
Peter J. Malone
 1949 The Fool and the Princess
Colonel Wingfield
 1948 The Front Page (TV Movie)
Sheriff Hartman
 1948 Broken Journey
Man Carrying Bouquet (uncredited)
 1948 No Orchids for Miss Blandish
Doc (as Macdonald Parke)
 1948 The Adding Machine (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Charles
 1947 Trilby (TV Movie)
Colonel Kaw
 1947 Mr. Mergenthwirker's Lobblies (TV Movie)
Mr. Mergenthwirker
 1947 Mourning Becomes Electra (TV Mini Series)
Amos Ames / American voice
- Part 2 (1947) ... Amos Ames
- Part 1 (1947) ... American voice
 1947 The Man Who Came to Dinner (TV Movie)
Dr. Bradley
 1946 Teheran
Maj. Wellman, USA
 1944 Her Man Gilbey
Demborski's Geneva Associate (uncredited)
 1944 Candlelight in Algeria
American (as Macdonald Parke)
 1943 Yellow Canary
Intelligence Chief (uncredited)
 1942 Wings and the Woman
Man (as Macdonald Park)
 1941 Hi Gang!
 1939 Shipyard Sally
 1938 Hey! Hey! U.S.A!
Felstead, Lawyer (uncredited)
Show Show Self (1 credit)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Macdonald Park | Macdonald Parke

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Heavy-set, balding character actor who often played gullible Americans in British films of the 1940's and 50's. His voice was also featured on radio in 'Riders of the Range'.

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