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Francis L. Sullivan (1903–1956)


Francis L. Sullivan was born on January 6, 1903 in London, England as Francis Loftus Sullivan. He was an actor, known for Night and the City (1950), Great Expectations (1946) and Oliver Twist (1948). He died on November 19, 1956 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Night and the City
Night and the City Philip Nosseross
(1950)
Great Expectations
Great Expectations Mr. Jaggers
(1946)
Oliver Twist
Oliver Twist Mr. Bumble
(1948)
Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc Pierre Cauchon (Count-Bishop of Beauvais)
(1948)

Filmography

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 1953-1955 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Captain William Bligh
- The Bounty Court Martial (1955) ... Captain William Bligh
- Trapped (1953)
 1955 Hell's Island
Barzland
 1955 The Prodigal
Bosra
 1952-1954 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Garman
- The Sensation Club (1954) ... Garman
- Mr. Thayer (1952)
 1954 Drums of Tahiti
Commissioner Pierre Duvois
 1954 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
- The Three Tasks (1954)
 1954 The Motorola Television Hour (TV Series)
Dupuit
- Nightmare in Algiers (1954) ... Dupuit
 1954 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
 1953 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Julius Bellamy
- The Ming Lama (1953) ... Julius Bellamy
 1953 Plunder of the Sun
Thomas Berrien
 1953 The Gulf Playhouse (TV Series)
- August Heat (1953)
 1953 Sangaree
Dr. Bristol
 1952 Omnibus (TV Series)
Sergeant Buzfuz (segment "The Trial of Mr. Pickwick")
- The Trial of Mr. Pickwick (1952) ... Sergeant Buzfuz (segment "The Trial of Mr. Pickwick")
 1952 Caribbean
Andrew MacAllister
 1951-1952 Lights Out (TV Series)
Ludovic Altimus
- The Man with the Watch (1951) ... Ludovic Altimus
 1952 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Long John Silver / Herod Antipas
- Treasure Island (1952) ... Long John Silver
- Pontius Pilate (1952) ... Herod Antipas
 1951 My Favorite Spy
Karl Brubaker
 1951 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Yates
- Stolen Years (1951) ... Yates
 1950-1951 Suspense (TV Series)
- The Fifth Dummy (1951)
- The Death Cards (1950)
 1951 Behave Yourself!
Fat Freddy
 1950 Somerset Maugham TV Theatre (TV Series)
- McKintosh (1950)
 1950 The Magnavox Theater (TV Series)
- The Fog (1950)
 1950 Night and the City
Philip Nosseross
 1949 The Red Danube
Colonel Humphrey 'Blinker' Omicron
 1949 Christopher Columbus
Francisco de Bobadilla
 1949 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series)
Silis
- The Suicide Club (1949) ... Silis
 1948 Joan of Arc
Pierre Cauchon (Count-Bishop of Beauvais)
 1948 The Winslow Boy
Attorney General
 1948 Oliver Twist
Mr. Bumble
 1948 Broken Journey
Perami
 1947 Take My Life
Prosecuting Counsel
 1947 The Smugglers
Mr. Braddock
 1946 Great Expectations
Mr. Jaggers
 1946 The Laughing Lady
Sir Williams Tremayne
 1945 Caesar and Cleopatra
Pothinus
 1944 While Nero Fiddled
Nero
 1943 The Butler's Dilemma
Leo Carrington (as Francis Sullivan)
 1942 Lady from Lisbon
Minghetti
 1942 The Foreman Went to France
French Skipper (as François Sully)
 1942 The Avengers
Kommandant Ulrich Wettau (as Francis L.Sullivan)
 1941 'Pimpernel' Smith
General von Graum (as Francis Sullivan)
 1940 21 Days Together
Mander
 1939 Young Man's Fancy
Blackbeard, Vincent St George
 1939 The Secret Four
Léon Poiccard
 1938 The Gables Mystery
Power
 1938 The Ware Case
Prosecuting Attorney
 1938 Climbing High
Madman
 1938 The Citadel
Ben Chenkin (as Francis Sullivan)
 1938 Queen of Crime
Lord Flamborough
 1938 The Drum
Governor (as Francis L.Sullivan)
 1938 The Crooked Billet (TV Movie)
Doctor
 1938 On the High Road (TV Movie)
Bortsov
 1937 Fine Feathers
Hugo Steinway
 1937 Dinner at the Ritz
Brogard
 1937 Non-Stop New York
Hugo Brant (as Francis Sullivan)
 1937 Theatre Parade (TV Series)
Hercule Poirot
- The Wasp's Nest (1937) ... Hercule Poirot
 1937 Action for Slander
Sir Quinton Jessops (as Francis Sullavan)
 1936 The Limping Man
Theodore Disher
 1936 Spy of Napoleon
Chief of Police
 1936 The Interrupted Honeymoon
Alphonse
 1936 Two Who Dared
Prosecutor
 1935 Her Last Affaire
Sir Julian Weyre
 1935 The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Rev. Mr. Septimus Crisparkle
 1934 Strange Wives
Bellamy
 1934 Cheating Cheaters
Dr. George Brockton
 1934 Great Expectations
Jaggers (as Francis Sullivan)
 1934 Power
Remchingen (uncredited)
 1934 What Happened Then?
Richard Bentley, Prosecution Counsel
 1934 Chu Chin Chow
The Caliph (as Francis Sullivan)
 1934 Alexandra
Alakiev (as Francis Sullivan)
 1934 The Return of Bulldog Drummond
Carl Peterson
 1934 The Warren Case (uncredited)
 1934 The Fire Raisers
Stedding
 1933 Red Wagon
Cranley
 1933/I The Wandering Jew
Archbishop Juan de Texada
 1933 The Stickpin (Short)
Jacob Volke
 1933 F. P. 1 Doesn't Answer
A Sailor
 1933 Called Back
Kaledin
 1933 The Right to Live
Roger Stoneham
 1932 When London Sleeps
Rodney Haines
 1932 The Chinese Puzzle
Herman Strumm
 1932 Sherlock Holmes and the Missing Rembrandt
Baron von Guntermann
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Played Hercule Poirot in Agatha Christie's 1930 play "Black Coffee" (later filmed as Black Coffee (1931) with Austin Trevor) and her 1940 play "Peril at End House". "Peril at End House" was filmed for television many years later as part of the "Agatha Christie's Poirot" series, with David Suchet as the famous detective. See more »

Alternate Names:

Francis L.Sullivan | Francis Sullavan | Francis Sullivan | François Sully

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Trivia:

He appeared in four adaptations of novels by Charles Dickens: Great Expectations (1934), The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1935), Great Expectations (1946) and Oliver Twist (1948). See more »

Trademark:

Heavy jowled and distinctive deep peppery voice

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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