98 mins N/A Forbidden Planet | 1956 Fantasy, Sci-Fi A futuristic version of Shakespeare's "The Tempest". 98 mins N/A Director: Fred McLeod Wilcox Writers: Cyril Hume, Irving Block, Allen Adler Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen | See full cast & crew » Awards: 2 Oscar nominations. | full awards » Jump to Related Articles Photos Cast & Crew 2Awards Synopsis Cast Walter Pidgeon ... Doctor Morbius Actor Anne Francis ... Altaira Actor Leslie Nielsen ... Commander Adams Actor Warren Stevens ... Lieutenant Doc Ostrow Actor Jack Kelly ... Lieutenant Farman Actor Richard Anderson ... Chief Quinn Actor Earl Holliman ... Cook Actor George D Wallace ... Bosun Actor Bob Dix ... Grey Actor Jimmy Thompson ... Youngerford Actor James Drury ... Strong Actor Harry Harvey Jr. ... Randall Actor Full Cast & Crew Director Fred McLeod Wilcox Director Full Cast & Crew Writers Cyril Hume Screenplay Irving Block From Story Full Cast & Crew Company Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. Studio Full Cast & Crew Synopsis A futuristic version of Shakespeare's "The Tempest".