Alan Mowbray

Actor
After serving in the British army during World War I, Alan Mowbray took to stage acting in his native England. Soon afterward, he moved to the United States, where he toured with the Theater Guild and later made his ... Read more »
Born: 08/18/1896 in London, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (92)

A Majority of One 1961 (Movie)

Captain Norcross (Actor)

Four Star Playhouse 1952 - 1957 (TV Show)

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The King and I 1956 (Movie)

British Ambassador (Actor)

The Man Who Knew Too Much 1956 (Movie)

Val Parnell (Actor)

Hey Mulligan 1953 - 1955 (TV Show)

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The King's Thief 1955 (Movie)

Sir Gilbert Talbot (Actor)

Ma and Pa Kettle at Home 1954 (Movie)

Alphonsus Mannering (Actor)

The Jackpot 1950 (Movie)

Leslie (Actor)

Wagonmaster 1950 (Movie)

Dr. A. Locksley Hall (Actor)

Every Girl Should Be Married 1948 (Movie)

Mr Spitzer (Actor)

My Dear Secretary 1948 (Movie)

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Lured 1947 (Movie)

Maxwell (Actor)

My Darling Clementine 1946 (Movie)

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Earl Carroll Vanities 1945 (Movie)

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Sunbonnet Sue 1945 (Movie)

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Where Do We Go From Here? 1945 (Movie)

George Washington (Actor)

Bring on the Girls 1944 (Movie)

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Stage Door Canteen 1942 (Movie)

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That Uncertain Feeling 1940 (Movie)

Dr. Vengard (Actor)

The Perfect Snob 1940 (Movie)

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The Villain Still Pursued Her 1940 (Movie)

Cribbs the Villain (Actor)

The Boys From Syracuse 1939 (Movie)

Angelo (Actor)

Hollywood Hotel 1938 (Movie)

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Never Say Die 1938 (Movie)

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Topper Takes a Trip 1938 (Movie)

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Way Down South 1938 (Movie)

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Merrily We Live 1937 (Movie)

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There Goes My Heart 1937 (Movie)

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Stand-In 1936 (Movie)

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Topper 1936 (Movie)

Wilkins (Actor)

Vogues of 1938 1936 (Movie)

Henry Morgan (Actor)

Desire 1935 (Movie)

Dr Edouard Pauquet (Actor)

Mary of Scotland 1935 (Movie)

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My Man Godfrey 1935 (Movie)

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Becky Sharp 1934 (Movie)

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Little Man, What Now? 1933 (Movie)

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One More River 1933 (Movie)

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A Study in Scarlet (Movie)

Inspector Lestrade (Actor)

A Yank at Eton (Movie)

Mr. Duncan (Actor)

Alexander Hamilton (Movie)

George Washington (Actor)

Androcles and the Lion (Movie)

Editor (Actor)

Berkeley Square (Movie)

Major Clinton (Actor)

Blackbeard the Pirate (Movie)

Noll the Fool (Actor)

Captain from Castile (Movie)

Prof. Botello (Actor)

Charlie Chan in London (Movie)

Geoffrey Richmond (Actor)

Ever Since Venus (Movie)

J. Webster Hackett (Actor)

Fatal Lady (Movie)

Uberto Malla (Actor)

Guilty Hands (Movie)

Gordon Rich (Actor)

His Butler's Sister (Movie)

Buzz Jenkins (Actor)

I Wake Up Screaming (Movie)

Robin Ray (Actor)

Ice-Capades (Movie)

Pete Ellis (Actor)

In Person (Movie)

Jay Holmes (Actor)

Isle of Missing Men (Movie)

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Jewel Robbery (Movie)

Fritz (Actor)

Ladies in Love (Movie)

Paul Sandor (Actor)

Leftover Ladies (Movie)

Jerry (Actor)

Long Lost Father (Movie)

Sir Anthony Gelding (Actor)

Merton of the Movies (Movie)

Frank Mulvaney (Actor)

Midnight Club (Movie)

Arthur Bradley (Actor)

Music for Madame (Movie)

Leon Rodowsky (Actor)

Music in My Heart (Movie)

Charles Gardner (Actor)

On Such a Night (Movie)

Prof. Richard Candle (Actor)

On the Avenue (Movie)

Frederick Sims (Actor)

Our Betters (Movie)

Lord George Grayston (Actor)

Panama Hattie (Movie)

Jay Perkins (Actor)

Peg O' My Heart (Movie)

Capt. Christopher Brent (Actor)

Roman Scandals (Movie)

Majordomo (Actor)

Slightly Dangerous (Movie)

English Gentleman (Actor)

Terror by Night (Movie)

Maj. Duncan-Bleek / Col. Sebastian Moran (Actor)

That Hamilton Woman (Movie)

Sir William Hamilton (Actor)

The Cowboy and the Blonde (Movie)

Phineas Johnson (Actor)

The Devil with Hitler (Movie)

The Devil (Actor)

The Doughgirls (Movie)

Breckenridge Drake (Actor)

The Gay Deception (Movie)

Lord Clewe (Actor)

The Girl from Missouri (Movie)

Lord Douglas (Actor)

The House of Rothschild (Movie)

Metternich (Actor)

The King and the Chorus Girl (Movie)

Donald (Actor)

The Lady and the Bandit (Movie)

Lord Willoughby (Actor)

The Lone Wolf and His Lady (Movie)

Jamison (Actor)

The Main Street Kid (Movie)

Martine (Actor)

The Man Called Back (Movie)

King's Counsel (Actor)

The Man from Yesterday (Movie)

Dr. Waite (Actor)

The Man in Possession (Movie)

Sir Charles Cartwright (Actor)

The Phantom President (Movie)

Washington (Actor)

The Phantom of 42nd Street (Movie)

Cecil Moore (Actor)

The Powers Girl (Movie)

John Robert Powers (Actor)

The Quarterback (Movie)

Prof. Hobbs (Actor)

The World Changes (Movie)

Sir Phillip (Actor)

The World and the Flesh (Movie)

Duke Dimitri (Actor)

We Were Dancing (Movie)

Grand Duke Basil (Actor)

Winner Take All (Movie)

Forbes (Actor)

Biography

After serving in the British army during World War I, Alan Mowbray took to stage acting in his native England. Soon afterward, he moved to the United States, where he toured with the Theater Guild and later made his debut on Broadway. With the advent of the "talkies," Mowbray began to land work in Hollywood, often cast as an upper-class gentleman, aristocrat, or royalty. His first credited role was 1931's "God's Gift to Women", but he quickly followed it up with a number of pictures that same year, including an acclaimed turn as George Washington in "Alexander Hamilton". Mowbray also starred in the first movie made in three-strip Technicolor with 1935's "Becky Sharp". He acted in a myriad of films up through the 1950s, including three Sherlock Holmes movies, two John Ford pictures ("My Darling Clementine" and "Wagon Master"), and the Alfred Hitchcock thriller "The Man Who Knew Too Much". He also appeared on television as the lead in 1953's "Colonel Humphrey Flack". In addition to his many roles as an actor, Mowbray is also remembered for funding the early days of the Screen Actors Guild when it was first founded in 1933. The actor began appearing primarily in television roles in the 1950s, and would continue this trend through the following decade.

Relationships

Lorayne Carpeter

Wife
married in 1927, until his death in 1969

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