Howard Marion-Crawford

Howard Marion-Crawford

  • Born on
    • January 17th, 1914
  • Died on
    • November 24th, 1969
Howard Marion-Crawford, the grandson of writer F. Marion Crawford, was an English character actor, best known for his portrayal of Dr. Watson in the 1954 television adaptation of Sherlock Holmes. In 1948, Marion-Crawford had played Holmes in a radio adaptation of "The Adventure of the Speckled Band", making him one of the few actors to portray both Holmes and Watson. He is also known for his portrayal of Dr. Petrie in a series of five low budget Dr. Fu Manchu films in the 1960s, and playing Paul Temple in the BBC Radio serialisations.

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Acting (18 Credits)

1969The Castle of Fu Manchu as Dr. Petrie
1968The Blood of Fu Manchu as Dr. Petrie
1968The Charge of the Light Brigade as Lt. Gen. Sir George Brown
1967The Vengeance of Fu Manchu as Dr. Petrie
1967Smashing Time as Hall Porter (uncredited)
1966The Brides of Fu Manchu as Dr. Petrie
1965The Face of Fu Manchu as Dr. Petrie
1962Lawrence of Arabia as Medical Officer
1962The Longest Day as Glider Doctor (uncredited)
1958Gideon of Scotland Yard as The Chief
1958The Silent Enemy as Wing Commander
1956Reach for the Sky as 'Woody' Woodhall
1954Sherlock Holmes as Dr. Watson
1951The Man in the White Suit as Cranford
1949The Hasty Heart as Tommy - the Englishman
1940Night Train to Munich as Checkpoint Officer (uncredited)
1939The Spy in Black as German Officer in Kieler Hof Hotel
1936Secret Agent as Karl

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