Frederick Worlock (1886–1973)

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Frederick Worlock was born on December 14, 1886 in London, England, UK. He was an actor, known for One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961), Spartacus (1960) and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941). He was previously married to Elsie Ferguson and Olive Noble. He died on August 1, 1973 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

One Hundred and One Dalmatians Horace / Inspector Graves
Spartacus Laelius
She-Wolf of London Constable Ernie Hobbs


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 1970 Airport
Frederick Williams - Passenger (uncredited)
 1968 Elizabeth the Queen (TV Movie)
Lord Burghley
 1966 Spinout
Blodgett (as Frederic Worlock)
 1965 Strange Bedfellows
Mr. Martindale - Lawyer (uncredited)
 1963 Invincible Mr. Disraeli (TV Movie)
Lord Derby
 1959-1962 Perry Mason (TV Series)
- The Case of the Fickle Filly (1962) ... Judge (as Frederic Worlock)
- The Case of the Missing Melody (1961) ... Judge (as Frederic Worlock)
- The Case of the Dangerous Dowager (1959) ... Judge (as Frederic Worlock)
- The Case of the Bedeviled Doctor (1959) ... Judge (as Frederic Worlock)
- The Case of the Romantic Rogue (1959) ... Judge (as Frederic Worlock)
 1962 The Notorious Landlady
Elderly Colonel (uncredited)
 1961 One Hundred and One Dalmatians
Horace / Inspector Graves (voice, as Fred Worlock)
 1960 Spartacus
Laelius (as Frederic Worlock)
 1960 Hong Kong (TV Series)
Sir Oliver Standish
- Murder Royal (1960) ... Sir Oliver Standish (as Frederic Worlock)
 1959 Jet Over the Atlantic
Dean Halltree
 1959 Markham (TV Series)
Sir Arthur White
- The Counterfeit Stamp (1959) ... Sir Arthur White (as Frederic Worlock)
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Dr. Samman
- Project Immortality (1959) ... Dr. Samman
 1957-1959 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Mr. Betts / Barclay / Dan Mintz / ...
- Relative Value (1959) ... Mr. Betts (as Frederic Worlock)
- The Impromptu Murder (1958) ... Barclay (as Frederic Worlock)
- The Crocodile Case (1958) ... Dan Mintz (as Frederic Worlock)
- Father and Son (1957) ... Gus Harrison (as Frederic Worlock)
 1958 Suspicion (TV Series)
- Lord Arthur Savile's Crime (1958) ... Chemist
 1957 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Sir Edward
- The Man Who Inherited Everything (1957) ... Sir Edward
 1956 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
- Incident in Kawi (1956) ... Blenning (as Frederic Worlock)
 1956 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- Strange Defense (1956)
 1951-1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Vicar / Reverend Stowell / Sire de Maletroit
- Miss Mabel (1956) ... Vicar
- Stolen Years (1951) ... Reverend Stowell
- The Sire de Maletroit's Door (1951) ... Sire de Maletroit
 1951-1956 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
Mr. Spenlow / Middle-aged Man / Sir Oliver
- The Man Who Vanished (1956) ... (as Frederic Worlock)
- The Great Gatsby (1955) ... Middle-aged Man (as Frederic Worlock)
- Bella Fleace Gave a Party (1955) ... (as Frederic Worlock)
- David Copperfield: Part 2. The Reward (1954) ... Mr. Spenlow (as Frederic Worlock)
- David Copperfield: Part 1. The Search (1954) ... Mr. Spenlow (as Frederic Worlock)
 1955 I Spy (TV Series)
- Ancient Spies (1955) ... Joshua
 1955 Star Tonight (TV Series)
- One Day More (1955)
- Success Story (1955)
 1951-1955 Studio One (TV Series)
Mr. Voysey / Chief / Andrew Hamilton / ...
- The Voysey Inheritance (1955) ... Mr. Voysey
- Sane as a Hatter (1955) ... Chief
- Camille (1953)
- The Trial of John Peter Zenger (1953) ... Andrew Hamilton (as Frederic Worlock)
 1951-1955 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- The Mob (1955) ... (as Frederic Worlock)
- Kidnapped (1954)
- Miss Mabel (1953) ... (as Frederic Worlock)
- Bright Shadow (1951)
 1955 The Way of the World (TV Series)
- Part 10 (1955)
- Part 9 (1955)
- Part 8 (1955)
- Part 7 (1955)
- Part 6 (1955)
 1955 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
- Reunion in Vienna (1955) ... General
 1954 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Colonel Crane
- The Man with the Gun (1954) ... Colonel Crane
 1954 The Web (TV Series)
- A Name for Death (1954) ... (as Frederic Worlock)
 1954 King Richard II (TV Movie)
John of Gaunt
 1952-1953 Omnibus (TV Series)
Earl of Gloucester (segment) / (segment "The Trial of Ben Johnson")
- King Lear (1953) ... Earl of Gloucester (segment)
- The Trial of Ben Jonson (1952) ... (segment "The Trial of Ben Johnson")
 1952 The Gulf Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Duel (1952) ... (as Frederic Worlock)
 1952 The Philco Television Playhouse (TV Series)
- Three Sundays (1952)
 1952 CBS Television Workshop (TV Series)
- The Gallows Tree (1952) ... (as Frederic Worlock)
 1951 Somerset Maugham TV Theatre (TV Series)
- Of Human Bondage (1951) ... (as Frederic Worlock)
 1949 A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Lord Mayor (uncredited)
 1948 Hills of Home
Dr. Weston
 1948 Joan of Arc
Duke of Bedford - England's Regent (as Frederic Worlock)
 1948 Johnny Belinda
Prosecutor (uncredited)
 1948 The Woman in White
Bernard (uncredited)
 1948 Ruthless
J. Norton Sims (as Fred Worlock)
 1948 A Woman's Vengeance
Judge (uncredited)
 1947 A Double Life
Actor in 'Othello' (as Frederic Worlock)
 1947 Love from a Stranger
Inspector Hobday (as Frederic Worlock)
 1947 Forever Amber
Actor (uncredited)
 1947 The Lone Wolf in London
Inspector Broome
 1947 Singapore
 1947 Last of the Redmen
Gen. Webb (uncredited)
 1947 The Macomber Affair
 1946 The Locket
Doctor (uncredited)
 1946 The Imperfect Lady
 1946 Dressed to Kill
Col. Cavanaugh (as Frederic Worlock)
 1946 She-Wolf of London
Constable Ernie Hobbs (as Frederic Worlock)
 1946 Terror by Night
Prof. William Kilbane (as Frederic Worlock)
 1945 Captain Kidd
Landers - Newgate Prison Governor (uncredited)
 1945 Pursuit to Algiers
Prime Minister (as Frederic Worlock)
 1945 Scotland Yard Investigator
Commissioner John Brent (as Frederic Worlock)
 1945 The Fatal Witness
Sir Humphrey Mong
 1945 The Woman in Green
Onslow (as Frederic Worlock)
 1945 The Picture of Dorian Gray
Francis (uncredited)
 1945 Hangover Square
Supt. Clay (uncredited)
 1944 National Velvet
Stewart (uncredited)
 1944 Wing and a Prayer
Admiral (uncredited)
 1944 The Lodger
Sir Edward Willoughby (uncredited)
 1943 Jane Eyre
Sam--Waiter at Inn (uncredited)
 1943 Madame Curie
Businessman (uncredited)
 1943 Sherlock Holmes Faces Death
Geoffrey Musgrave (as Frederic Worlock)
 1943/I Sahara
Radio Newscaster (voice, uncredited)
 1943 Passport to Suez
Sir Robert Wembley
 1943 Secret Service in Darkest Africa
Sir James Langley [Ch. 15] (as Frederic Worlock)
 1943 Appointment in Berlin
Von Ritter - Ministry of Information (uncredited)
 1943 Thumbs Up
Kendrick (uncredited)
 1943 The Mantrap
Patrick Berwick
 1943 Air Raid Wardens
Otto (as Frederic Worlock)
 1943 London Blackout Murders
Eugene Caldwell (as Frederic Worlock)
 1943 Sherlock Holmes in Washington
Radio Announcer (uncredited)
 1942 Random Harvest
Margaret's Lawyer (uncredited)
 1942 The Black Swan
Speaker of Assembly (uncredited)
 1942 Keep 'Em Sailing (Short)
Hugo Stregel
 1942 Madero of Mexico (Short)
Aristocratic landowner (uncredited)
 1942 Pierre of the Plains
Inspector Cannody (as Frederic Worlock)
 1942 Eagle Squadron
 1942 Pacific Rendezvous
Dr. Jackwin (as Frederic Worlock)
 1942 Captains of the Clouds
President of Court-Martial
 1941 How Green Was My Valley
Dr. Richards
 1941 International Lady
Sir Henry (as Frederic Worlock)
 1941 A Yank in the RAF
Canadian Major
 1941 Down in San Diego
Eric Kramer (uncredited)
 1941 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Dr. Heath (as Frederic Worlock)
 1941 Man Hunt
Lord Gerald Risborough
 1941 Rage in Heaven
Solicitor-General (as Frederic Worlock)
 1941 Free and Easy
Manager (as Frederic Worlock)
 1940 Hudson's Bay
English Governor
 1940 Murder Over New York
Hugh Drake
 1940 Moon Over Burma
Stephen Harmon
 1940 South of Suez
Defense Counsel
 1940 He Stayed for Breakfast
Communist President (uncredited)
 1940 The Sea Hawk
Darnell (uncredited)
 1940 Strange Cargo
Grideau (as Frederic Worlock)
 1940 Northwest Passage
Sir William Johnson (uncredited)
 1940 The Earl of Chicago
Lord Elfie (uncredited)
 1939 Balalaika
 1939 Lady of the Tropics
Colonel Demassey
 1939 Miracles for Sale
Dr. Sabbatt (as Frederic Worlock)
 1939 The Story That Couldn't Be Printed (Short)
Governor Cosby (uncredited)
 1928 Two Masters (Short)
 1914 Kismet (Short)
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He acted in Edward Knoblock's play, Kismet," at the Globe Theatre in London, England with Oscar Asche and Lily Brayton in the cast. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Frederic Worlock | Fred Worlock | Freederic Worlock


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Dignified British character actor, on stage from 1906. He moved to the US in the early '20s and appeared on Broadway as well as in Hollywood films, playing an assortment of lords, landowners, governors, inspectors, judges and senior officers. See more »


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