Walter Hampden

Actor
Walter Hampden was a prolific actor who created a name for himself largely on the big screen. Hampden began his acting career with roles in such films as the Charles Laughton dramatic adaptation "The Hunchback of Notre ... Read more »
Born: 06/30/1879 in Brooklyn, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (14)

Schlitz Playhouse of Stars 1951 - 1959 (TV Show)

Actor

The Vagabond King 1956 (Movie)

King Louis XI (Actor)

Strange Lady in Town 1955 (Movie)

Father Gabriel (Actor)

The Prodigal 1955 (Movie)

Eli (Actor)

Sabrina 1954 (Movie)

Oliver Larrabee (Actor)

The Silver Chalice 1954 (Movie)

Joseph (Actor)

Five Fingers 1952 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Adventures of Mark Twain 1944 (Movie)

Jervis Langdon (Actor)

Reap the Wild Wind 1941 (Movie)

(Actor)

They Died With Their Boots On 1940 (Movie)

William Sharp (Actor)

All This, and Heaven Too 1939 (Movie)

Pasquier (Actor)

The Hunchback of Notre Dame 1938 (Movie)

(Actor)

Northwest Mounted Police (Movie)

Chief Big Bear (Actor)

Sombrero (Movie)

Don Carlos Castillo (Actor)

Biography

Walter Hampden was a prolific actor who created a name for himself largely on the big screen. Hampden began his acting career with roles in such films as the Charles Laughton dramatic adaptation "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" (1939), the dramatic adaptation "All This, and Heaven Too" (1940) with Bette Davis and the action picture "North West Mounted Police" (1940) with Gary Cooper. He also appeared in the Errol Flynn historical feature "They Died With Their Boots On" (1941) and the Ray Milland adventurous drama "Reap the Wild Wind" (1942). He continued to act in productions like "The Adventures of Mark Twain" (1944) with Fredric March, "All About Eve" (1950) with Bette Davis and "Five Fingers" (1952) with James Mason. In the latter part of his career, he tackled roles in "Sombrero" (1953), "Sabrina" (1954) and "The Silver Chalice" (1954). He also appeared in the Greer Garson drama "Strange Lady in Town" (1955) and the drama "The Prodigal" (1955) with Lana Turner. Hampden was most recently credited in the Kathryn Grayson adaptation "The Vagabond King" (1956). Hampden passed away in June 1955 at the age of 76.

EDUCATION

Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Milestones

1901

stage actor

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