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Walter Kingsford

Walter Kingsford

  • Born on
    • September 20th, 1882
  • Died on
    • February 7th, 1958
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Walter Kingsford (born Walter Pearce, 20 September 1882 – 7 February 1958) was a British stage, film and television actor. Kingsford began his acting career on the London stage. He also had a long Broadway career, appearing in plays from the 1912 original American production of George Bernard Shaw's Fanny's First Play to 1944's Song of Norway. In the early 1920s, Kingford was active with the Henry Jewett Players. Kingsford moved to Hollywood, California, for a prolific film career in supporting parts. On screen, he specialised in portraying authority figures such as noblemen, heads of state, doctors, police inspectors and lawyers. He is best known for his recurring role as the snobbish hospital head Dr. P. Walter Carew in the popular Dr. Kildare (and Dr. Gillespie) film series. Kingsford had numerous television appearances in the 1950s. They included TV Reader's Digest, Command Performance and Science Fiction Theatre.

Starring Walter Kingsford on Plex

  • Algiers
    Algiers
    Chef Inspector Louvain
    1938

Filmography

Acting (36 Credits)

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1958Merry Andrew as Mr. Fairchild
1956Around the World in 80 Days as Mongolia Captain (uncredited)
1951Tarzan's Peril as Barney
1951My Forbidden Past as Coroner
1948The Velvet Touch as Peter Gunther
1944Mr. Skeffington as Dr. Melton (uncredited)
1943Hi Diddle Diddle as Senator Jimmy Simpson
1943Mr. Lucky as Commissioner Hargraves
1942Fingers at the Window as Dr. Cromwall
1942My Favorite Blonde as Dr. Wallace Faber
1941Unholy Partners as Mr. Peck
1941The Devil and Miss Jones as Mr. Allison (General Manager)
1941The Corsican Brothers as Monsieur Dupre
1940Dr. Kildare's Strange Case as Dr. S.J. 'Walter' Carew, Hospital Administrator
1940Kitty Foyle as Uncle Kenneth
1940A Dispatch from Reuters as Napoleon III
1940Lucky Partners as Wendell
1939The Man in the Iron Mask as Colbert
1939Miracles for Sale as Colonel Watrous
1939Juarez as Prince Richard Metternich
1938Algiers as Chef Inspector Louvain
1938Carefree as Dr. Powers
1938Young Dr. Kildare as Dr. P. Walter Carew
1938There's Always a Woman as Grigson - Butler
1938The Young in Heart as Inspector
1938If I Were King as Tristan l'Hermite
1937Stolen Holiday as Francis Chalon
1937Bulldog Drummond Escapes as "Professor" Stanton
1937Captains Courageous as Dr. Finley
1937Maytime as Mr. Rudyard
1937The Life of Emile Zola as Colonel Sandherr
1936The Invisible Ray as Sir Francis Stevens
1936Hearts Divided as Pichon
1936The Story of Louis Pasteur as Napoleon III
1936Little Lord Fauntleroy as Joshua Snade
1935Naughty Marietta as Don Carlos

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