Philip Ober

Philip Ober

  • Born on
    • March 23rd, 1902
  • Died on
    • September 13th, 1982
Philip Nott Ober (March 23, 1902 – September 13, 1982) was an American screen and stage actor. He later retired from acting to work as a diplomat. Ober is best remembered for his roles in the films From Here to Eternity (1953) and North by Northwest (1959). His other notable credits include The Magnificent Yankee (1950), Broken Lance (1954), Torpedo Run (1958) and The Ugly American (1963).


Acting (18 Credits)

1966The Ghost and Mr. Chicken as Nicholas Simmons
1964The Brass Bottle as William J. Beevor
1963The Ugly American
1960The Facts of Life as Doc Mason
1960Elmer Gantry as Reverend Planck
1959Beloved Infidel as John Wheeler
1959The Mating Game as Wendell Burnshaw
1959North by Northwest as Lester Townsend
1958Torpedo Run as Adm. Samuel Setton
1958Ten North Frederick as Lloyd Williams
1957Tammy and the Bachelor as Alfred Bissle
1954About Mrs. Leslie as Mort Finley
1954Broken Lance as Van Cleve
1953From Here to Eternity as Capt. Dana Holmes
1952Come Back, Little Sheba as Ed Anderson
1950The Magnificent Yankee as Owen Wister / Narrator
1950The Secret Fury as Gregory Kent
1950Never a Dull Moment as Jed

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