Cecil Parker

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Age: 116
Birthplace: Hastings, Sussex, England

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Cecil Parker (3 September 1897 – 20 April 1971) was an English character and comedy actor with a distinctive husky voice, who usually played supporting roles in his 91 films made between 1928 and 1969.
Born Cecil Schwabe in Hastings, Sussex, he began his theatrical career in London in 1922 after serving in World War I. He made his first film appearance in 1928 and subsequently became a familiar face in British, and occasionally American films, until his death. He appeared less often on television, but many of his films have remained popular and are often shown.
He acted in two adaptations of A. J. Cronin's novels, The Citadel (1938) and The Stars Look Down (1940), in addition to appearing in The Lady Vanishes (1938) and Under Capricorn (1949), both of the later films were directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Other roles were in 23 Paces to Baker Street (1956), Dangerous Moonlight (1941), Swiss Family Robinson (1960), and I Was Monty's Double (1958), as well as the comedies A French Mistress (1960), The Ladykillers (1955), The Man in the White Suit (1951), The Court Jester (1955), Indiscreet (1958) and I Believe in You (1952). Parker was also the original Charles Condomine in the West End production of Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit, a role subsequently played on Broadway by Clifton Webb and in the 1945 film by Rex Harrison.
He often played a touchy senior officer or British upper-class character, and his last two films were true to form: The Magnificent Two (1967) with the British comedy double act Morecambe and Wise and Richard Attenborough's version of Oh! What A Lovely War (1969).
He played an evil, scheming butler on one episode of The Avengers ("The £50,000 Breakfast").

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Movie Character Year
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Popcorn Sons of the Sea Cmdr. Herbert 1939
Kdhnz7lxksi3thrlsqezgxkeb5n The Man in the White Suit Alan Birnley 1951
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56errg1xdmxbe4sj45cxknronlp Father Brown The Bishop 1954
Lcfqj8b9a44bzbqdipyoookw0l The Ladykillers Claude (alias 'Major Courtney') 1955
Qlnljqiksnksxyn2mlij2wqjnnc The Court Jester King Roderick I 1955
5jgmjbtessgcan4fzhkysnaypce 23 Paces To Baker Street Bob Matthews 1956
O1z7itrjy73jls5lk6cvkqpablh Indiscreet Alfred Munson 1958
1rmw35mvm3jlcan1ixmhu6x36ui A French Mistress John Crane M.A. Headmaster of Melbury School 1960
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3savhcshgtr4gt1w8acwistjhto On The Fiddle Group Capt. Bascombe 1961
P0ypui1lmuj46ebrydh5ulgztpr A Man Could Get Killed Sir Huntley Frazier 1966
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