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Alexander Scourby (1913–1985)


The possessor of one of stage, screen, radio and audio cassette's most distinguished vocal instruments, actor Alexander Scourby received his training via Shakespearean roles in the 1930s and perfected his trade on dramatic radio serials in the 1940's. The noted actor/narrator was born in Brooklyn, New York on November 13, 1913 to Greek immigrants ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Big Heat Mike Lagana
(1953)
Giant Old Polo
(1956)
The Shaggy Dog Dr. Mikhail Andrassy
(1959)
Affair in Trinidad Max Fabian
(1952)

Filmography

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 1985 The Stuff
Evans
 1984 Merton
Narrator (voice)
 1979 The New Media Bible: Book of Genesis (Video)
Narrator
 1979 The Jesus Film
Luke (voice)
 1979 Great Performances (TV Series)
Narrator
- Uncommon Women... and Others (1979) ... Narrator (voice)
 1978 The Word (TV Mini-Series)
Narrator
- Part IV (1978) ... Narrator (voice)
- Part III (1978) ... Narrator (voice)
- Part II (1978) ... Narrator (voice)
- Part I (1978) ... Narrator (voice)
 1978 Sea Dream (Short)
Narrator
 1977 Meeting of Minds (TV Series)
Galileo Galilei
 1976 The Hemingway Play (TV Movie)
Ernest Hemingway (middle-aged)
 1975 Mannix (TV Series)
Count Boria
- Bird of Prey: Part 2 (1975) ... Count Boria
- Bird of Prey: Part 1 (1975) ... Count Boria
 1973 Assignment: Vienna (TV Series)
 1969-1971 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Anthony Alquist / Lucas Coleman
- The House of Alquist (1971) ... Anthony Alquist
- Silken Threads and Silver Hooks (1969) ... Lucas Coleman
 1971/I Montserrat (TV Movie)
 1970 The Executioner
Prof. Parker
 1970 All My Children (TV Series)
Nigel Fargate #2 (1976-1977)
 1967 1999 A.D. (Short)
Narrator
 1965 The Troops in New York (as Alex Scourby)
 1965 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Eli Bothwell
- The Quietists (1965) ... Eli Bothwell
 1963-1964 Mr. Novak (TV Series)
George Andreas / Allen Ferguson
- Love Among the Grown-Ups (1964) ... George Andreas
- The Risk (1963) ... Allen Ferguson
 1964 The Rogues (TV Series)
Gregor Szeleky
- Take Me in Paris (1964) ... Gregor Szeleky
 1964 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Professor Amadeus / Wolfgang Wolp
- The Deadly Games Affair (1964) ... Professor Amadeus / Wolfgang Wolp
 1964 Another World (TV Series)
Lowell Pendleton (1976)
 1964 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Garrett Nolan
 1956-1963 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Abraham Rothstein / Steve Hayward / Tomas Rico
- Journey to Oblivion (1962) ... Steve Hayward
- Episode #12.22 (1962) ... Abraham Rothstein
- The Man Who Refused to Die (1962) ... Abraham Rothstein
 1962-1963 The Defenders (TV Series)
George Matthias / John Wellman
- A Book for Burning (1963) ... George Matthias
- The Bedside Murder (1962) ... John Wellman
 1963 The World of Benny Goodman (TV Movie)
Narrator
 1963 Naked City (TV Series)
Walter Gerrick
- The Apple Falls Not Far from the Tree (1963) ... Walter Gerrick
 1962 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
Gen. Secour
- The Court Martial of Captain Wycliff (1962) ... Gen. Secour
 1961 Cain's Hundred (TV Series)
Judge Philip Hallson
- In the Balance (1961) ... Judge Philip Hallson
 1961 The Devil at 4 O'Clock
The Governor
 1961 The Asphalt Jungle (TV Series)
Roy Bradley
- The Kidnapping (1961) ... Roy Bradley
 1960 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Horace Meade
- Sybilla (1960) ... Horace Meade
 1960 Man on a String
Col. Vadja Kubelov
 1960 Seven Thieves
Raymond Le May
 1960 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Maj. Gen. George Harper
- The Last Flight (1960) ... Maj. Gen. George Harper
 1959-1960 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Harvey Diedrich
- The Velvet Alley (1959) ... Harvey Diedrich
 1959 Nero Wolfe (TV Series)
 1959 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Rakitin
- A Month in the Country (1959) ... Rakitin
 1959 Johnny Staccato (TV Series)
Brother Max
- Evil (1959) ... Brother Max
 1959 The Rifleman (TV Series)
Byron Claremont
- Obituary (1959) ... Byron Claremont
 1959 Bonanza (TV Series)
Jean Millain
- The Julia Bulette Story (1959) ... Jean Millain
 1959 Philip Marlowe (TV Series)
Dr. Steve Vincent
- Prescription for Murder (1959) ... Dr. Steve Vincent
 1959 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Judge Coogan
- The Hostage (1959) ... Judge Coogan
 1959 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Colonel del Armija - Interrogator
- Interrogation (1959) ... Colonel del Armija - Interrogator
 1959 Rawhide (TV Series)
Albert Hadley
- Incident of the Day of the Dead (1959) ... Albert Hadley
 1959 The Big Fisherman
David Ben-Zadok
 1959 Markham (TV Series)
Bernard Frazer
- The Human Factor (1959) ... Bernard Frazer
 1959 The Further Adventures of Ellery Queen (TV Series)
J.B. Sanford
- Cartel for Murder (1959) ... J.B. Sanford
 1959 The Shaggy Dog
Dr. Mikhail Andrassy
 1958 The Walter Winchell File (TV Series)
Agent
- Flight to Freedom: File #36 (1958) ... Agent
 1958 Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series)
King
- Rapunzel (1958) ... King
- The Sleeping Beauty (1958) ... King
 1954-1958 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Sergeant / Robert Deane / Aubrey Wilson
- Death Minus One (1958) ... Sergeant
- Give Me My Son (1958) ... Robert Deane
- The Man with the Gun (1954) ... Aubrey Wilson
 1958 Me and the Colonel
Major Von Bergen
 1958 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
TV Executive
- Bilko's TV Pilot (1958) ... TV Executive (uncredited)
 1957-1958 Climax! (TV Series)
Eric Betzdorff / David Potter / Frank Martin
- Shooting for the Moon (1958) ... Eric Betzdorff
- The High Jungle (1957) ... David Potter
- The Disappearance of Amanda Hale (1957) ... Frank Martin
 1955-1958 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
Narrator
- The Velvet Trap (1958)
- The Other Wise Man (1957) ... Narrator
- The Big Break (1957)
- No Warning (1957)
- Boy in a Cage (1956)
 1956-1957 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Carl Phillips - Host / Prof. Tom Monev / Narrator / ...
- The Night America Trembled (1957) ... Carl Phillips - Host
- A Walk in the Forest (1957) ... Prof. Tom Monev
- A Special Announcement (1956) ... Narrator
- Emmaline (1956) ... Edward
 1957 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
 1957 The Web (TV Series)
John Emmett
- The Gambler (1957) ... John Emmett
 1956-1957 The Kaiser Aluminum Hour (TV Series)
Frank Miles / Chorus
- Hollywood Award Winner (1957) ... Frank Miles
- Antigone (1956) ... Chorus
 1956 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
Joe Markheim
- The Last Patriarch (1956) ... Joe Markheim
 1956 Giant
Old Polo
 1956 Telephone Time (TV Series)
Joseph Priestley
- The Joyful Lunatic (1956) ... Joseph Priestley
 1956 Ransom!
Dr. Paul Y. Gorman
 1955 Justice (TV Series)
- Fatal Payment (1955)
 1955 The Big Story (TV Series)
Ray Springle / Starrett
- A Sound Like the Wind (1955) ... Ray Springle
- For Sale - Child ... Starrett
 1953-1955 Ponds Theater (TV Series)
Robert Browning
- Thunder Rock (1955)
- The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1953) ... Robert Browning
 1952-1955 Omnibus (TV Series)
Odysseus (segment) / El Indio (segment "Paso Doble") / Ben Jonson (segment "The Trial of Ben Jonson")
- Iliad (1955) ... Odysseus (segment)
- The Confidential Clerk (1954) ... El Indio (segment "Paso Doble")
- The Trial of Ben Jonson (1952) ... Ben Jonson (segment "The Trial of Ben Jonson")
 1955 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Narrator
- Call to Freedom (1955) ... Narrator
 1954 The Shadow (TV Short)
Rollo Grimbauer (as Alex Scourby)
 1954 Sign of the Pagan
Chrysaphius
 1954 The Silver Chalice
Luke
 1954 The Secret Storm (TV Series)
Dr. Ian Northcoate #2 (1972-1973)
 1953 The Big Heat
Mike Lagana
 1953 The Glory Brigade
Lt. Niklas
 1953 The Redhead from Wyoming
Reece Duncan
 1952 Because of You
Dr. Breen
 1952 Affair in Trinidad
Max Fabian
 1952 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Hagen
- Ceylon Treasure (1952) ... Hagen
 1951 Frontiers of Faith (TV Series)
 1950 The Spirit of Christmas (TV Short)
Clement Moore / 'Nativity' Narrator
 1950 With These Hands
Doctor (uncredited)
Show Show Self (38 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

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Other Works:

Stage Play: King Henry IV, Part I. History. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Alex Scourby

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Trivia:

Portrayed various characters in at least four stage versions of "Hamlet" throughout his career - The Player King, Rosencrantz, and Claudius. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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