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Leo G. Carroll (1886–1972)


One of the most indispensable of character actors, Leo G. Carroll was already involved in the business of acting as a schoolboy in Gilbert & Sullivan productions. Aged 16, he portrayed an old man in 'Liberty Hall'. In spite of the fact, that he came from a military family, and , perhaps, because of his experience during World War I, he decided ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. See more awards »

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 1970 Ironside (TV Series)
Trevor Winthrop
- Little Dog, Gone (1970) ... Trevor Winthrop
 1965 That Funny Feeling
O'Shea
 1964 Hazel (TV Series)
Cady
- Hazel's Midas Touch (1964) ... Cady
 1962-1963 Kraft Mystery Theater (TV Series)
Welch / Farrow
- The Fugitive Eye (1963) ... Welch
- Dead on Nine (1962) ... Farrow
 1962 Thriller (TV Series)
Major Downey
- An Attractive Family (1962) ... Major Downey
 1961 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Inspector
- Bury Me Twice (1961) ... Inspector
 1961 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series)
Welch
- The Fugitive Eye (1961) ... Welch
 1961 One Plus One
Professor Logan
 1960 Insight (TV Series)
 1949-1958 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Bellingham
- Bellingham (1958) ... Bellingham
- Moment of Truth (1949)
 1958 Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series)
Mr. Gingery
- The Magic Fishbone (1958) ... Mr. Gingery
 1958 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
- Angel Street (1958)
 1957 Studio 57 (TV Series)
Sheffield
- Mr. November (1957) ... Sheffield
 1956 Star Tonight (TV Series)
Professor Clement Dorsey / Chevigny
- Can You Coffeepot on Skates? (1956) ... Professor Clement Dorsey
- The Chevigny Man (1956) ... Chevigny
 1956 The Swan
Caesar
 1955 Tarantula
Prof. Gerald Deemer
 1954 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
William Penn
- The Splendid Dream (1954) ... William Penn
 1953 Young Bess
Mr. Mums
 1953 Rogue's March
Col. Henry Lenbridge
 1953 Treasure of the Golden Condor
Raoul Dondel
 1951 The First Legion
Father Rector Paul Duquesne
 1951 Danger (TV Series)
- Head Print (1951)
 1950 The Billy Rose Show (TV Series)
 1950 The Happy Years
The Old Roman
 1949 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Father Moynihan / Duncan / Professor White
- Jenny Kissed Me (1949) ... Father Moynihan
- Macbeth (1949) ... Duncan
- The Druid Circle (1949) ... Professor White
 1948 Enchantment
Proutie
 1948 So Evil My Love
Jarvis
 1947 The Paradine Case
Sir Joseph
 1947 Forever Amber
Matt Goodgroome
 1947 Time Out of Mind
Capt. Fortune
 1945 The House on 92nd Street
Col. Hammersohn
 1941 This Woman Is Mine
Angus 'Sandy' McKay
 1941 Scotland Yard
Craven
 1940 Waterloo Bridge
Policeman (uncredited)
 1939 City in Darkness
Louis Santelle (as Leo Carroll)
 1939 Bulldog Drummond's Secret Police
Henry Seaton (as Leo Carroll)
 1937 London by Night
Correy
 1937 Captains Courageous
Burns (uncredited)
 1936 The Man I Marry
Mr. Furthermore (uncredited)
 1935 The Casino Murder Case
Smith (as Leo Carroll)
 1935 Murder on a Honeymoon
Joseph B. Tate
 1935 Clive of India
Mr. Manning
 1934 Outcast Lady
Dr. Masters (as Leo Carroll)
 1934 Stamboul Quest
Kruger, #117 aka Bertram Church (uncredited)
 1934 Mr. W's Little Game (Short)
George, the waiter (as Leo Carroll)
 1934 Sadie McKee
Phelps (as Leo Carroll)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Mrs. Moonlight. Drama. Written by Benn W. Levy. Directed by Charles Hopkins. Charles Hopkins Theatre: 29 Sep 1930- Jul 1931 (closing date unknown/321 performances). Cast: Edith Barrett, Guy Standing (as "Tom Moonlight"), Haidee Wright (as "Minnie"), Leo G. Carroll (as "Percy Middling"), Kathryn Collier, Vernon Kelso (as "Willie... See more »

Alternate Names:

Leo Carroll

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Trivia:

Made his Broadway debut in K.G. Sowerby's play Rutherford & Son at the Little Theatre on December 24, 1912. He last appeared on the Great White Way over 40 years later in Emlyn Williams's Someone Waiting at the John Golden Theatre, a flop which opened and closed after 15 performances in February 1956. See more »

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Has played in more Alfred Hitchcock films (Rebecca, Suspicion, Spellbound, The Paradine Case, Strangers On A Train, and North By Northwest) than any other actor except Hitchcock himself (cameos in most of his films since his 1926 The Lodger). See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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