Leonard Carey

Leonard Carey

  • Born on
    • February 25th, 1887
  • Died on
    • September 11th, 1977
Leonard Carey was an English character actor who very often played butlers in Hollywood films of the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. He was also active in television during the 1950s. He is perhaps best known for his role as the beach hermit, Ben, in Alfred Hitchcock's Rebecca (1940).


Acting (27 Credits)

1952The Snows of Kilimanjaro as Dr. Edmund Simmons
1951Kind Lady as Postman
1947Unconquered as London Astronomer Jeremiah Dixon
1946Tomorrow Is Forever as Hamilton Employee
1944Gaslight as Guide (uncredited)
1944The Invisible Man's Revenge as The Police Constable
1943Heaven Can Wait as Flogdell (uncredited)
1942This Above All as Policeman with Rector
1941Suspicion as The McLaidlaw's Butler Burton (uncredited)
1941That Hamilton Woman as Orderly (uncredited)
1940Rebecca as Ben
1940A Dispatch from Reuters as Delane's Secretary (uncredited)
1939The Lone Wolf Spy Hunt as Jameson
1939Fast and Loose as Craddock
1939Raffles as Bingham's Secretary
1939The Hound of the Baskervilles as Hugo's Servant (uncredited)
1938Bulldog Drummond in Africa as Butler Phillips
1937The Last of Mrs. Cheyney as Ames
1936A Woman Rebels as Lord Gaythorne's Butler (uncredited)
1936Wife vs. Secretary as Taggart (uncredited)
1936Small Town Girl as Concierge (uncredited)
1934The Little Minister as Hendry Munn
1934Gambling Lady as Butler at Gambling Club (uncredited)
1933Bombshell as Winters
1932Merrily We Go to Hell as Prentice's Butler (uncredited)
1932Call Her Savage as Jackson, Randall's Butler (Uncredited)
1931Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde as Briggs, Lanyon's Butler (uncredited)

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