Alexander D'Arcy (1908–1996)

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Alexander D'Arcy was born on August 10, 1908 in Cairo, Egypt as Alexander Sarruf. He was an actor, known for The Awful Truth (1937), Horrors of Spider Island (1960) and Man on a Tightrope (1953). He was married to Arleen Whelan. He died on April 20, 1996 in West Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Awful Truth Armand Duvalle
Blood of Dracula's Castle Count Dracula - alias Count Charles Townsend


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 1972 Tatort (TV Series)
Mr. Novak
- Tote Taube in der Beethovenstraße (1972) ... Mr. Novak (as Alex D'Arcy)
 1971 The Seven Minutes
Christian Leroux
 1969 Blood of Dracula's Castle
Count Dracula - alias Count Charles Townsend (as Alex D'Arcy)
 1967 The St. Valentine's Day Massacre
Joe Aiello (as Alex D'Arcy)
 1966 Way... Way Out
Deuce Hawkins (as Alex D'Arcy)
 1966 The Man Who Never Was (TV Series)
- A Little Ignorance (1966) ... Sergio
 1966 Blue Light (TV Series)
- The Key to the Code (1966) ... Dadelier (as Alex D'Arcy)
 1966 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
First Soldier
- Cibola (1966) ... First Soldier
 1966 Batman (TV Series)
Shop Owner
- Fine Feathered Finks (1966) ... Shop Owner (as Alex D'Arcy)
 1965 The Incredible Sex Revolution
Pierre (as Alex D'Arcy)
 1965 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series)
- The Silent Saboteurs (1965) ... Lago (as Alex D'Arcy)
 1964 Russ Meyer's Fanny Hill
Admiral (as Alex D'Arcy)
 1964 Casanova wider Willen (TV Movie)
Jack Perri
 1961 The Festival Girls
Larry Worthington
 1960 Horrors of Spider Island
Gary Webster (as Alexander d'Arcy)
 1957 Jack Hylton's Monday Show (TV Series)
- Hotel Riviera (1957)
 1955 Abdullah's Harem
 1955 Soldier of Fortune
Rene Dupont Chevalier (as Alex D'Arcy)
 1954 City Detective (TV Series)
- On the Record (1954) ... Brennan (as Alex d'Arcy)
 1954 Les clandestines
Louis d'Osterkoff (as Alex D'Arcy)
 1953 How to Marry a Millionaire
J. Stewart Merrill (as Alex D'Arcy)
 1953 Vicki
Robin Ray (as Alex D'Arcy)
 1953 Man on a Tightrope
Rudolph (as Alex D'Arcy)
 1952 Hallmark Hall of Fame (TV Series)
Andre Houpert
- Harriet Quimby (1952) ... Andre Houpert (as Alex D'Arcy)
 1949 The Red Angel
 1944 Marriage Is a Private Affair
Mr. Garby (uncredited)
 1941 The Blonde from Singapore
Prince Sali
 1940 Irene
Mr. Dumont (uncredited)
 1940 City of Chance
Baron Joseph
 1939 Another Thin Man
Gigolo Who Danced with Nora Charles at West Indies Club (scenes deleted)
 1939 Three Sons
Prince Nicky - Phoebe's Husband
 1939 Fifth Avenue Girl
Maitre d'Hotel
 1939 Good Girls Go to Paris
Paul Kingston
 1938 Topper Takes a Trip
 1938 Flight to Fame
 1938 Women Are Like That
Paul - a Headwaiter (uncredited)
 1937 She Married an Artist
Phillip Corval
 1937 The Awful Truth
Armand Duvalle
 1937 The Prisoner of Zenda
De Gautet (uncredited)
 1937 Stolen Holiday
 1935 Carnival in Flanders
Le capitaine / The Captain (as Alexandre Darcy)
 1934 Poliche
Saint-Wast (as Alexandre Darcy)
 1933 I Will Love You Always
Jean-Claude (as Alexandre D'Arcy)
 1932 King of Hotels
Alonzo (as Alexandre Darcy)
 1931 À Nous la Liberté
Le gigolo (uncredited)
 1930 La revanche du maudit
Edmond Saint-Edme (as Alec Gilles)
 1929 The Romance of Seville
Ramon Dunigo
 1928 Paradise
 1928 Champagne (uncredited)
 1927 The Garden of Allah
Bit Role (uncredited)
Show Show Self (2 credits)

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Stage operetta: Yours Is My Heart playing Fernand D'Orville at the Shubert Theatre, New York, New York, USA See more »

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2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Alexandre D'Arcy | Alex D'Arcy | Alexandre Darcy | Alec Gilles | Alexander d'Arcy | Alex d'Arcy


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[from an interview done in 1990] There are personality actors and there are real actors. Olivier (Laurence Olivier], Burt Lancaster. He's an actor. They are real actors. Clark Gable and Cary Grant were personality actors. Gary Cooper was the same. Don't depress me, when I hear about great performance -- it's bullshit! It's nothing. Me, 19 years old, I was on the front pages of all the papers in ... See more »


"...worked in more than 15 countries as a film actor," according to his Variety obituary. See more »

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