Everett Sloane

Actor, Director, Runner for Wall Street firm
Incisive, diminutive character actor, often bespectacled, who moved to Hollywood with Orson Welles and the Mercury Theater and is perhaps best remembered for playing Kane's loyal, bespectacled sidekick Bernstein in ... Read more »
Born: 10/01/1909 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (32)

Ready For the People 1964 (Movie)

Paul Boyer (Actor)

The Patsy 1964 (Movie)

Caryl (Actor)

The Disorderly Orderly 1963 (Movie)

Mr Tuffington (Actor)

The Man From the Diner's Club 1962 (Movie)

Martindale (Actor)

Thriller 1960 - 1962 (TV Show)

Actor

By Love Possessed 1961 (Movie)

Reggie (Actor)

Alcoa/Goodyear Theater 1958 - 1960 (TV Show)

Actor

Home From the Hill 1960 (Movie)

Albert Halstead (Actor)

Jane Wyman Presents the Fireside Theater 1954 - 1958 (TV Show)

Actor

Marjorie Morningstar 1958 (Movie)

Arnold (Actor)

The Gun Runners 1958 (Movie)

Harvey (Actor)

On Trial 1956 - 1957 (TV Show)

Actor

Front Row Center 1954 - 1956 (TV Show)

Actor

Lust For Life 1956 (Movie)

Dr Gachet (Actor)

Patterns 1956 (Movie)

Walter Ramsey (Actor)

Somebody Up There Likes Me 1956 (Movie)

Irving Cohen (Actor)

The Big Knife 1955 (Movie)

Nat Danziger (Actor)

Sirocco 1951 (Movie)

Gen. LaSalle (Actor)

The Blue Veil 1951 (Movie)

District Attorney (Actor)

The Enforcer 1951 (Movie)

Albert Mendoza (Actor)

The Lady From Shanghai 1948 (Movie)

Arthur Bannister (Actor)

Citizen Kane 1941 (Movie)

Bernstein (Actor)

Bird of Paradise (Movie)

The Beachcomber (Actor)

Jigsaw (TV Show)

Actor

Journey into Fear (Movie)

Kopeikin (Actor)

Prince of Foxes (Movie)

Mario Belli (Actor)

The Desert Fox (Movie)

Gen. Wilhelm Burgdorf (Actor)

The Men (Movie)

Dr. Brock (Actor)

The Prince Who Was a Thief (Movie)

Yussef (Actor)

The Sellout (Movie)

Nelson S. Tarsson (Actor)

The Twilight Zone (TV Show)

Actor

Way of a Gaucho (Movie)

Falcon (Actor)
Director (1)

The Loretta Young Theater 1953 - 1961 (Tv Show)

Director

Biography

Incisive, diminutive character actor, often bespectacled, who moved to Hollywood with Orson Welles and the Mercury Theater and is perhaps best remembered for playing Kane's loyal, bespectacled sidekick Bernstein in "Citizen Kane" (1941). Also excellent as the corrupt, crippled lawyer in Welles' "The Lady from Shanghai" (1948) and also in "The Men" (1950) and "Patterns" (1955).

Relationships

Nathaniel Sloane

Father

Rose Sloane

Mother

Luba Herman

Wife
married from 1933 until his death

Erika Sloane

Daughter
survived him

Ned Sloane

Son
survived him

EDUCATION

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
dropped out

Milestones

1964

Provided character voices for the animated TV series "The Adventures of Jonny Quest"

1964

Co-starred with Jerry Lewis in "The Patsy" and in "The Disorderly Orderly"; final feature film appearances

1961

Was the voice of the title character in the animated "The Dick Tracy Show"

1958

Essayed the rigid, religious father of Natalie Wood's title character in "Marjorie Morningstar"

1956

Portrayed the boxer's manager in "Somebody Up There Likes Me", a biographical drama about fighter Rocky Graziano

1956

Played Dr. Gachet in "Lust for Life", the Vincente Minnelli-directed biopic of artist Vincent Van Gogh

1955

Co-starred in "The Big Knife"

1954

Originated role of ruthless businessman Ramsay in the Rod Serling-penned teleplay "Patterns"; recreated role in the 1956 feature film version

1951

Won attention as the gangster Albert Mendoza in "The Enforcer"

1951

Cast as the district attorney in "The Blue Veil"

1949

Co-starred with Tyrone Power and Welles in "Prince of Foxes"

1948

Cast as Rita Hayworth's husband in Welles' "The Lady from Shanghai"

1946

Directed stage productions "The Dancer" and "Twilight Bar"

1943

Returned to Broadway in "A Bell for Adano"

1941

Reteamed with Welles as co-star in "Journey Into Fear"

1940

Feature acting debut, playing Bernstein in "Citizen Kane", directed by and starring Welles

1938

Performed in the now famous broadcast of "The War of the Worlds"

1938

Joined Orson Welles' "Mercury Theatre on Air"

1937

Had co-starring role in the play "Three Men on a Horse"

1935

Broadway acting debut, "Boy Meet Girl"

1930

Performed in the radio drama "The Shadow"

1929

After stock market crash, decided to try acting again

1916

At age seven. played Puck in a school production of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

Dropped out of college and joined the stock company at the Hedgerow Theatre in Rose Valley, Pennsylvania; after receiving harsh criticism, decided to quit acting

Returned home to NYC; worked on Wall Street

Worked in radio, including appearing on "Impossible Detective Mysteries"

Played Sammy on "The Goldbergs" on radio

Born and raised in Manhattan

Hosted the TV program "Official Detective"

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