John Sutton (I) (1908–1963)

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Of British parentage, John Sutton was born in Rawalpindi, India (now part of Pakistan), on October 22, 1908. After graduating from Wellington College, he spent a decade or so working in various British colonies, including several in Africa, as a hunter, rancher and tea plantation manager. An avid wanderlust adventurer in the same vein as Errol ... See full bio »

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The Three Musketeers The Duke of Buckingham
Jane Eyre Dr. Rivers
The Invisible Man Returns Doctor Frank Griffin
My Cousin Rachel Ambrose Ashley


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 1963 Shadow of Fear
Peter Halliday
 1961 Las Vegas Beat (TV Movie)
Martin Scott
 1961 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Clifton Barlow
- The Case of the Renegade Refugee (1961) ... Clifton Barlow
 1961 Rawhide (TV Series)
Lord Ashton
- The Gentleman's Gentleman (1961) ... Lord Ashton
 1961 The Brothers Brannagan (TV Series)
John Elliot
- Death Is not Deductible (1961) ... John Elliot
 1961 Checkmate (TV Series)
George Parker
- Jungle Castle (1961) ... George Parker
 1961 The Canadians
Superintendent Walker
 1961 Stagecoach West (TV Series)
Robert Allison / Rexford Jasper
- Finn McCool (1961) ... Robert Allison
- The Brass Lily (1961) ... Rexford Jasper
 1960 The Yank (TV Movie)
Alexander Howell
 1960 The Aquanauts (TV Series)
Tony Randolph
- Safecracker (1960) ... Tony Randolph
 1959-1960 Men Into Space (TV Series)
Air Vice Marshall Terry / Air Vice Marshal Malcolm Terry
- The Sun Never Sets (1960) ... Air Vice Marshall Terry
- Burnout (1959) ... Air Vice Marshal Malcolm Terry
 1960 The Rebel (TV Series)
C. Spencer Scott--The Earl of Durango / Gold Seeker
- The Earl of Durango (1960) ... C. Spencer Scott--The Earl of Durango
- Gold Seeker (1960) ... Gold Seeker
 1959-1960 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series)
Col. Tarleton / Colonel Tarlton / Colonel Tarleton
- The Swamp Fox: A Case of Treason (1960) ... Col. Tarleton
- The Swamp Fox: Redcoat Strategy (1960) ... Col. Tarleton
- The Swamp Fox: Day of Reckoning (1960) ... Col. Tarleton
- The Swamp Fox: Tory Vengeance (1960) ... Colonel Tarleton
- The Swamp Fox: Brother Against Brother (1959) ... Colonel Tarlton
 1959-1960 Tombstone Territory (TV Series)
Dirk Verdela / David Armbruster
- State's Witness (1960) ... Dirk Verdela
- Death Is to Write About (1959) ... David Armbruster
 1959 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Ralph Anderson
- Vacation with Pay (1959) ... Ralph Anderson
 1959 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
Orrin Thackeray / Andrew Stafford
- The Canvas and the Cane (1959) ... Orrin Thackeray
- Lottery of Death (1959) ... Andrew Stafford
 1959 The Man from Blackhawk (TV Series)
Bart Mason
- Contraband Cargo (1959) ... Bart Mason
 1959 Beloved Infidel
Lord Donegall
 1959 The Bat
Warner - The Chauffeur
 1959 Return of the Fly
Insp. Beecham
 1958-1959 Behind Closed Doors (TV Series)
- Double Agent (1959)
- The Middle East Story (1958) ... Shaw
 1958 The Californians (TV Series)
Sam Crawford
- Prince of Thieves (1958) ... Sam Crawford
 1958 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
Geoffrey Carroll
- The Two Mrs. Carrolls (1958) ... Geoffrey Carroll
 1958 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Colonel Resnor
- Top Secret Mission (1958) ... Colonel Resnor
 1958 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
 1956 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Jack Wellington
- Jack Is Invited to Ronald Colmans (1956) ... Jack Wellington
 1956 Death of a Scoundrel
The Actor as 'Tom' in Stage Play
 1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (TV Series)
De Villefort
- The Affair of the Three Napoleons (1956) ... De Villefort
 1956 Studio 57 (TV Series)
Mark Brinker
- The Brown Leather Case (1956) ... Mark Brinker
 1956 Playwrights '56 (TV Series)
Mr. Black
- Keyhole (1956) ... Mr. Black
 1956 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Rene Champion
- The Other Room (1956) ... Rene Champion
 1954-1955 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Ted Preston / Tom Wickers
- Star in the House (1955) ... Ted Preston
- The Road to Edinburgh (1954) ... Tom Wickers
 1954 The Province of Man (TV Movie)
 1954 Private Secretary (TV Series)
King Price
- Original and Two Carbons (1954) ... King Price
 1954 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
- September Tide (1954) ... Evan
 1953 Blaze of Darkness (TV Movie)
John Milton
 1953 East of Sumatra
Daniel Catlin
 1953 Sangaree
Harvey Bristol
 1952 My Cousin Rachel
Ambrose Ashley
 1952 The Golden Hawk
Captain Luis del Toro
 1952 Captain Pirate
Capt. Hilary Evans
 1952 The Schaefer Century Theatre (TV Series)
- The Red Balloon (1952)
 1952 Lady in the Iron Mask
Duke de Valdac
 1952 Chevron Theatre (TV Series)
- The Red Balloon (1952)
 1952 Thief of Damascus
 1952 5 Fingers
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1951 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
 1951 David and Bathsheba
 1951 Hollywood Opening Night (TV Series)
- The Second Mrs. Sands (1951) ... Lawyer
 1951 Stars Over Hollywood (TV Series)
- The Second Mrs. Sands (1951) ... Lawyer
 1951 Payment on Demand
 1950 The Second Face
Jerry Allison
 1950 The Second Woman
Keith Ferris
 1949 Bagdad
 1949 Bride of Vengeance
Prince Bisceglie
 1949 The Fan
Cecil Graham
 1948 The Three Musketeers
The Duke of Buckingham
 1948 Mickey
Ted Whitney
 1948 The Counterfeiters
Inspector Jeff MacAllister aka Piccadilly Jeff
 1948 Adventures of Casanova
Count de Brissac
 1947 Captain from Castile
Diego De Silva
 1946 Claudia and David
Phil Dexter
 1944 The Hour Before the Dawn
Roger Hetherton
 1943 Jane Eyre
Dr. Rivers
 1943 Tonight We Raid Calais
Geoffrey Carter
 1942 Thunder Birds: Soldiers of the Air
Peter Stackhouse
 1942 Ten Gentlemen from West Point
Howard Shelton
 1942 My Gal Sal
Fred Haviland
 1941 Moon Over Her Shoulder
Dr. Phillip Rossiter
 1941 A Yank in the R.A.F.
Wing Commander Morley
 1941 A Very Young Lady
Dr. Franklin Meredith
 1940 Hudson's Bay
Lord Edward Crewe
 1940 Murder Over New York
Richard Jeffery
 1940 The Sea Hawk
Captain of the Guard (uncredited)
 1940 South to Karanga
David Wallace
 1940 Sandy Is a Lady (uncredited)
 1940 The Invisible Man Returns
Doctor Frank Griffin
 1939 Charlie McCarthy, Detective
Bill Banning
 1939 Tower of London
John Wyatt
 1939 The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex
Capt. Armand of the Queen's Guard (uncredited)
 1939 Bulldog Drummond's Bride
Inspector Tredennis
 1939 Susannah of the Mounties
Corporal Piggott
 1939 Sons of Liberty (Short)
Hessian Courier (uncredited)
 1939 I'm from Missouri
Subaltern (uncredited)
 1938 Zaza
Dandy (uncredited)
 1938 The Dawn Patrol
Adjutant (uncredited)
 1938 Arrest Bulldog Drummond
Inspector Tredennis (uncredited)
 1938 The Affairs of Annabel
Man at Newsstand (uncredited)
 1938 Booloo
 1938 Blond Cheat
Fred Percy
 1938 Kidnapped
English Officer (uncredited)
 1938 The Adventures of Robin Hood
Richard's Knight (uncredited)
 1938 Four Men and a Prayer
Capt. Drake
 1938 Fools for Scandal
Bruce Devon (uncredited)
 1938 Bulldog Drummond's Peril
Doctor (uncredited)
 1938 Mad About Music
Photographer (uncredited)
 1938 The Buccaneer
British Officer Before Battle (uncredited)
 1937 Bulldog Drummond's Revenge
Nielson's Secretary
 1936 The Last of the Mohicans
British Officer at Fort Henry (uncredited)
 1936 The Princess Comes Across
Ship's Passenger at Baggage Check / At Concert (uncredited)
 1936 Federal Agent
Elevator Operator (uncredited)
 1936 The House of a Thousand Candles
Young Man (uncredited)
Show Show Self (1 credit)

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Sutton is sometimes credited with appearing in films made after his death: "The Drums of Tabu" and "The Last Safari." (actually a different actor with the same name.) He was in neither. See more »

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