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Victor Jory

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Victor Jory (November 23, 1902 – February 12, 1982) was a Canadian actor. Born in Dawson City, Yukon, Jory was the boxing and wrestling champion of the Coast Guard during his military service, and he kept his burly physique. He toured with theater troupes and appeared on Broadway, before making his Hollywood debut in 1930. He initially played romantic leads, but later was mostly cast as the villain. He made over 150 films and dozens of TV episodes, as well as writing two plays. His long career in radio included starring in the series Dangerously Yours. He is remembered for his role as Jonas Wilkerson, the brutal and opportunistic overseer, in Gone with the Wind and as Lamont Cranston, aka 'The Shadow' in the 1942 serial film The Shadow. He also portrayed Oberon in Max Reinhardt's 1935 film adaptation of Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night's Dream. From 1959-1961, he appeared with Patrick McVey in the syndicated television police drama, Manhunt. Jory played the lead role of Detective Lieutenant Howard Finucane. McVey was cast as police reporter Ben Andrews. In 1977, near the end of his career, Jory guest starred as an aging FBI agent in The Rockford Files episode, "The Attractive Nuisance". For his contribution to the motion picture industry, Victor Jory has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6605 Hollywood Blvd. He was cremated and his ashes were either given to a friend or family. Description above from the Wikipedia article Victor Jory, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Nov 23, 1902 In Dawson City, Yukon Territory, Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
139
First Appeared:
In the movie Pride of the Legion 1932-10-17
Latest Project:
Series Manhunt 2018
Known For
Poster of Manhunt
Poster of Grandpa Goes to Washington
Poster of Nakia
Poster of Infernal Machine
Filmography
Series Manhunt Unknown 2018
Movie Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Himself (archive footage) 1983-02-25
Movie Power Hillman 1980-01-14
Movie The Mountain Men Iron Belly 1980-05-01
Movie Abraham's Sacrifice Narrator (voice) 1979-05-22
Series Grandpa Goes to Washington Unknown 1978-09-07
Movie Devil Dog: The Hound of Hell Shaman 1978-10-31
Series Tales of the Unexpected (US) Unknown 1977-02-02
Movie Perilous Voyage Dr. Henry Merrill 1976-06-29
Series Alice Unknown 1976-08-31
Series Kolchak: The Night Stalker Unknown 1974-09-13
Series Nakia 1974-09-21
Movie Papillon Indian Chief 1973-12-13
Series Ghost Story Unknown 1972-09-15
Series Kung Fu Unknown 1972-10-14
Series McCloud Unknown 1970-09-16
Movie Flap Wounded Bear Mr. Smith (Attorney at Law) 1970-11-13
Movie A Time for Dying Judge Roy Bean 1969-12-31
Movie Mackenna's Gold The Narrator 1969-03-18
Series Ironside Wally Stowe / Frank Tomachek 1967-03-28
Series The High Chaparral Unknown 1967-09-10
Series Mannix Unknown 1967-09-16
Series Time Tunnel Unknown 1966-09-09
Series The Green Hornet Unknown 1966-09-09
Series The Legend of Jesse James Unknown 1965-09-13
Series The Loner Unknown 1965-09-18
Series F Troop Unknown 1965-09-14
Movie Cheyenne Autumn Tall Tree 1964-10-03
Series Profiles in Courage Unknown 1964-11-08
Series Burke's Law Unknown 1963-09-20
Series Kraft Suspense Theatre Unknown 1963-10-10
Series The Great Adventure Unknown 1963-09-27
Movie The Miracle Worker Captain Arthur Keller 1962-05-22
Series The Virginian Unknown 1962-09-19
Series Dr. Kildare Unknown 1961-09-27
Series 87th Precinct Unknown 1961-09-25
Series The New Breed Unknown 1961-10-03
Movie The Fugitive Kind Jabe Torrance 1960-04-14
Series Rawhide Unknown 1959-01-09
Series Wanted: Dead or Alive Unknown 1958-09-06
Movie The Man Who Turned to Stone Dr. Murdock 1957-03-01
Movie Last Stagecoach West Rand McCord 1957-07-16
Movie Manfish Professor 1956-02-01
Movie Blackjack Ketchum Desperado Jared Letlow 1956-04-01
Series Telephone Time Unknown 1956-04-08
Movie Death of a Scoundrel Leonard Wilson 1956-10-31
Movie Forbidden Area Rear Admiral Batt 1956-10-04
Series The 20th Century Fox Hour Unknown 1955-10-05
Series Gunsmoke Unknown 1955-09-10
Series Matinee Theater Unknown 1955-10-31
Movie Valley of the Kings Tuareg Chief 1954-07-23
Series Climax! Unknown 1954-10-07
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Movie Cat-Women of the Moon Kip Reissner 1953-09-03
Movie The Man from the Alamo Jess Wade 1953-08-07
Movie Toughest Man in Arizona Frank Girard 1952-10-10
Movie Flaming Feather Lucky Lee 1952-02-01
Series Omnibus Unknown 1952-11-09
Series Tales of Tomorrow Unknown 1951-08-03
Series Schlitz Playhouse of Stars Unknown 1951-10-05
Movie The Highwayman Lord Douglas 1951-08-11
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24
Movie Cave of Outlaws Ben Cross 1951-11-15
Series Your Show of Shows Unknown 1950-02-25
Movie The Cariboo Trail Frank Walsh 1950-08-01
Movie The Capture Father Gomez 1950-04-08
Movie A Woman's Secret Brook Matthews 1949-03-05
Movie South of St. Louis Luke Cottrell 1949-03-01
Movie Canadian Pacific Dirk Rourke 1949-05-19
Movie Fighting Man of the Plains Dave Oldham 1949-11-16
Series The Philco Television Playhouse Unknown 1948-10-03
Movie The Loves of Carmen García 1948-08-23
Series Studio One Unknown 1948-11-07
Movie The Gallant Blade Marshal of France Mordore 1948-10-12
Movie Shoe Shine Jasper (voice) 1947-02-28
Movie Tubby the Tuba Narrator (voice) 1947-07-11
Movie Buckskin Frontier Champ Clanton 1943-05-14
Movie Hoppy Serves A Writ Tom Jordan 1943-03-12
Movie Power of the Press Oscar Trent 1943-01-29
Movie Leather Burners Dan Slack 1943-05-28
Movie The Kansan Jeff Barat 1943-09-10
Movie Colt Comrades Jebb Hardin 1943-06-18
Movie Bar 20 Mark Jackson 1943-10-01
Movie The Unknown Guest Charles 'Chuck' Williams 1943-10-22
Movie Shut My Big Mouth Buckskin Bill 1942-02-19
Movie Tombstone: The Town too Tough to Die Ike Clanton 1942-06-13
Movie Bad Men of Missouri William Merrick 1941-07-26
Movie Border Vigilantes Henry Logan 1941-04-18
Movie Wide Open Town Steve Fraser 1941-08-08
Movie The Stork Pays Off Deak Foster 1941-10-05
Movie Charlie Chan in Rio Alfredo Cardozo 1941-09-05
Movie Secrets of the Lone Wolf 'Dapper' Dan Streever 1941-11-13
Movie Riders of the Timberline Baptiste Deschamp 1941-09-17
Movie The Lone Wolf Meets a Lady Clay Beaudine 1940-05-30
Movie The Light of Western Stars Gene Stewart 1940-04-17
Movie The Shadow Lamont Cranston, aka 'The Shadow' 1940-01-05
Movie Knights of the Range Malcolm Lascalles 1940-02-23
Movie River's End Norman Talbot 1940-08-10
Movie Girl from Havana Tex Moore 1940-09-11
Movie Lady with Red Hair Mr. Clifton 1940-11-30
Movie Give Us Wings Mr. Arnold Carter 1940-12-20
Movie The Green Archer Spike Holland 1940-10-25
Movie Cherokee Strip Coy Barrett 1940-10-10
Movie Dodge City Yancey 1939-03-31
Movie Women in the Wind Doc 1939-04-15
Movie Wings of the Navy Lt. Parsons 1939-02-11
Movie Man of Conquest William B. Travis 1939-05-15
Movie Blackwell's Island Commissioner Thomas MacNair 1939-03-02
Movie Gone with the Wind Jonas Wilkerson 1939-12-15
Movie Call a Messenger Ed Hogan 1939-11-03
Movie Susannah of the Mounties Wolf Pelt 1939-06-13
Movie Each Dawn I Die W.J. Grayce 1939-08-19
Movie I Stole a Million Patian aka Payton - 2 Hats' boss 1939-08-01
Movie The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Injun Joe 1938-02-11
Movie Glamorous Night Baron Lyadeff 1937-04-28
Movie Bulldog Drummond at Bay Gregoroff 1937-05-01
Movie First Lady Senator Gordon Keane 1937-12-04
Movie The King Steps Out Capt. Palfi 1936-05-27
Movie Meet Nero Wolfe Claude Roberts 1936-07-16
Movie Rangle River Dick Drake 1936-12-19
Movie Breakdowns of 1936 Himself 1936-12-30
Movie Streamline Express Jimmy Hart 1935-09-14
Movie Party Wire Matthew Putnam 1935-04-27
Movie A Midsummer Night's Dream Oberon 1935-10-09
Movie Too Tough To Kill John O'Hara 1935-12-20
Movie A Dream Comes True Oberon (archive footage) (uncredited) 1935-12-31
Movie Murder in Trinidad Howard Sutter 1934-05-16
Movie He Was Her Man Nick Gardella 1934-06-16
Movie Mills of the Gods Jim Devlin 1934-12-15
Movie Madame Du Barry Duc Armand d'Aiguillon 1934-10-13
Movie State Fair Hoop Toss Barker 1933-02-10
Movie Sailor's Luck Baron Portola aka Darrow 1933-03-17
Movie Infernal Machine Alfred Doreen 1933-01-01
Movie Trick for Trick La Tour 1933-04-20
Movie My Woman John Bradley 1933-10-04
Movie Smoky Clint Peters 1933-12-08
Movie The Devil's in Love Dr. Andre Morand/Paul Vernay 1933-07-21
Movie I Loved You Wednesday Randall Williams 1933-06-15
Movie Pride of the Legion Jerry Brewster 1932-10-17