David Manners

David Manners

  • Born on
    • April 30th, 1900
  • Died on
    • December 23rd, 1998
David Joseph Manners (born Rauff de Ryther Duan Acklom, April 30, 1900 – December 23, 1998) was a Canadian-American actor who played John Harker in Todd Browning's 1931 horror classic Dracula. The following year he portrayed the archaeologist Frank Whemple in another pre-Code thriller by Universal Pictures, The Mummy. Manners abandoned his film career in 1936, and his theatrical career seventeen years later.


Acting (14 Credits)

1936A Woman Rebels as Lieutenant Alan Craig Freeland
1934The Black Cat as Peter Alison
1933Torch Singer as Michael 'Mike' Gardner
1933Roman Scandals as Josephus
1932The Death Kiss as Franklyn Drew
1932Man Wanted as Thomas 'Tom' / 'Tommy' Sherman
1932The Mummy as Frank Whemple
1932A Bill of Divorcement as Kit Humphreys
1932They Call It Sin as James E. 'Jimmy' Decker
1932Beauty and the Boss as Baron Paul von Ullrich
1931The Miracle Woman as John Carson
1931The Last Flight as Shep Lambert
1931The Millionaire as Bill Merrick
1931Dracula as John Harker


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