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Walter Kingsford
Walter Kingsford
(20 September 1882 – 7 February 1958) was a British stage, film and television actor.

Contents

1 Early years 2 Career 3 Personal life 4 Complete filmography 5 References 6 External links

Early years[edit] Walter Kingsford
Walter Kingsford
was born Walter Pearce in Redhill, Surrey, England. Career[edit] Kingsford began his acting career on the London
London
stage. He also had a long Broadway career, appearing in plays from the 1912 original American production of George Bernard Shaw's Fanny's First Play
Fanny's First Play
to 1944's Song of Norway. In the early 1920s, Kingford was active with the Henry Jewett Players.[1] Kingsford moved to Hollywood, California, for a prolific film career in supporting parts. On screen, he specialised in portraying authority figures such as noblemen, heads of state, doctors, police inspectors and lawyers. He is best known for his recurring role as the snobbish hospital head Dr. P. Walter Carew in the popular Dr. Kildare
Dr. Kildare
(and Dr. Gillespie) film series.[2] Kingsford had numerous television appearances in the 1950s. They included TV Reader's Digest,[3] Command Performance[4] and Science Fiction Theatre.[5] Personal life[edit] Kingsford was married to actress Winifred Hanley. They had a son, Guy.[1] Kingsford died of a heart attack in Hollywood in 1958, aged 76. He was survived by a son, Guy.[2] Complete filmography[edit]

Sherlock Holmes (1922) (uncredited) Outward Bound (1930) (uncredited) The Trans-Atlantic Mystery (1932 short) (uncredited) The Pursuit of Happiness (1934) The President Vanishes
The President Vanishes
(1934) The White Cockatoo (1935) The Mystery of Edwin Drood
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
(1935) Naughty Marietta (1935) Shanghai (1935) The Melody Lingers On (1935) I Found Stella Parish
I Found Stella Parish
(1935) A Tale of Two Cities (1935) (uncredited) Professional Soldier
Professional Soldier
(1935) The Invisible Ray (1936) The Story of Louis Pasteur
The Story of Louis Pasteur
(1936) The Music Goes 'Round
The Music Goes 'Round
(1936) Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936) Frankie and Johnny (1936) Speed (1936) (uncredited) Trouble for Two
Trouble for Two
(1936) Hearts Divided
Hearts Divided
(1936) Meet Nero Wolfe
Meet Nero Wolfe
(1936) Anthony Adverse
Anthony Adverse
(1936) (uncredited) Mad Holiday (1936) Bulldog Drummond Escapes
Bulldog Drummond Escapes
(1937) Stolen Holiday
Stolen Holiday
(1937) Maytime (1937) Captains Courageous (1937) The League of Frightened Men (1937) The Devil is Driving (1937) It Could Happen to You (1937) The Life of Emile Zola
The Life of Emile Zola
(1937) Double or Nothing (1937) My Dear Miss Aldrich (1937) Behind the Criminal (1937 short) I'll Take Romance (1937) Algiers (1938) Paradise for Three
Paradise for Three
(1938) A Yank at Oxford
A Yank at Oxford
(1938) There's Always a Woman
There's Always a Woman
(1938) The Lone Wolf in Paris (1938) The Toy Wife
The Toy Wife
(1938) Lord Jeff (1938) Carefree (1938) If I Were King
If I Were King
(1938) Young Dr. Kildare
Dr. Kildare
(1938) Say It in French
Say It in French
(1938) Smashing the Spy Ring (1938) Juarez (1939) Calling Dr. Kildare
Dr. Kildare
(1939) The Man in the Iron Mask (1939) Miracles for Sale
Miracles for Sale
(1939) The Witness Vanishes
The Witness Vanishes
(1939) Dancing Co-Ed
Dancing Co-Ed
(1939) The Secret of Dr. Kildare
Dr. Kildare
(1939) Adventure in Diamonds
Adventure in Diamonds
(1940) Star Dust (1940) Dr. Kildare's Strange Case
Dr. Kildare's Strange Case
(1940) Lucky Partners
Lucky Partners
(1940) Dr. Kildare
Dr. Kildare
Goes Home (1940) A Dispatch from Reuter's
A Dispatch from Reuter's
(1940) Dr. Kildare's Crisis
Dr. Kildare's Crisis
(1940) Kitty Foyle (1940) The Lone Wolf Takes a Chance (1941) The Devil and Miss Jones
The Devil and Miss Jones
(1941) The People vs. Dr. Kildare
Dr. Kildare
(1941) Hit the Road (1941) Ellery Queen and the Perfect Crime (1941) Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day
Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day
(1941) Unholy Partners
Unholy Partners
(1941) The Corsican Brothers (1941) H. M. Pulham, Esq.
H. M. Pulham, Esq.
(1941) (uncredited) Fly-by-Night (1942) Dr. Kildare's Victory
Dr. Kildare's Victory
(1942) My Favorite Blonde
My Favorite Blonde
(1942) Fingers at the Window (1942) Calling Dr. Gillespie
Calling Dr. Gillespie
(1942) The Loves of Edgar Allan Poe (1942) Dr. Gillespie's New Assistant
Dr. Gillespie's New Assistant
(1942) Forever and a Day (1943) Flight for Freedom
Flight for Freedom
(1943) Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case (1943) Mr. Lucky (1943) Don't You Believe It (1943 short) Bomber's Moon
Bomber's Moon
(1943) Hi Diddle Diddle
Hi Diddle Diddle
(1943) The Hitler Gang
The Hitler Gang
(1944) Mr. Skeffington
Mr. Skeffington
(1944) (uncredited) Three Men in White (1944) Ghost Catchers (1944) (uncredited) Secrets of Scotland Yard
Secrets of Scotland Yard
(1944) Between Two Women (1945) The Black Arrow (1948) The Velvet Touch (1948) Slattery's Hurricane
Slattery's Hurricane
(1949) Experiment Alcatraz
Experiment Alcatraz
(1950) Kim (1950) (uncredited) My Forbidden Past
My Forbidden Past
(1951) Tarzan's Peril
Tarzan's Peril
(1951) Soldiers Three (1951) (uncredited) My Forbidden Past
My Forbidden Past
(1951) Two-Dollar Bettor
Two-Dollar Bettor
(1951) The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel (1951) (uncredited) Confidence Girl
Confidence Girl
(1952) The Brigand (1952) The Pathfinder (1952) Loose in London
London
(1953) Wonder Valley (1953) Walking My Baby Back Home (1953) Casanova's Big Night
Casanova's Big Night
(1954) (uncredited) Flight from Cathay (1954 TV movie) Dynamite, the Story of Alfred Nobel (1954 TV movie) The Search for Bridey Murphy
The Search for Bridey Murphy
(1956) Around the World in 80 Days (1956) (uncredited) Merry Andrew (1958)

References[edit]

^ a b "Cottage in Open for City's Poor". Boston Post. Boston, Massachusetts. 18 February 1921. p. 10. Retrieved 29 May 2016 – via Newspapers.com.  ^ a b " Walter Kingsford
Walter Kingsford
Dies in Hollywood". Appleton Post-Crescent. Associated Press. 8 February 1958 – via Newspapers.com.  ^ "(TV listing)". Independent. California, Long Beach. 31 May 1958. p. 22. Retrieved 29 May 2016 – via Newspapers.com.  ^ "(TV listing)". Independent Press-Telegram. California, Long Beach. 28 September 1958. p. 143. Retrieved 29 May 2016 – via Newspapers.com.  ^ "(TV listing)". Independent. California, Long Beach. 13 November 1958. p. 31. Retrieved 29 May 2016 – via Newspapers.com. 

External links[edit]

Walter Kingsford
Walter Kingsford
on IMDb Walter Kingsford
Walter Kingsford
at the Internet Broadway Database
Internet Broadway Database
Walter Kingsford
Walter Kingsford
at Find a Grave

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 8821757 LCCN: n85151840 GND: 1061651401 SN