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André Morell

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia André Morell (20 August 1909 – 28 November 1978; sometimes credited as Andre Morell) was a British actor. He appeared frequently in theatre, film and on television from the 1930s to the 1970s. His best known screen roles were as Professor Bernard Quatermass in the BBC Television serial Quatermass and the Pit (1958–59), and as Doctor Watson in the Hammer Film Productions version of The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959). He also appeared in the Academy Award-winning films The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) and Ben-Hur (1959), in several of Hammer's well-known horror films throughout the 1960s and in the acclaimed ITV historical drama The Caesars (1968). His obituary in The Times newspaper described him as possessing a "commanding presence with a rich, responsive voice... whether in the classical or modern theatre he was authoritative and dependable." Description above from the Wikipedia article André Morell, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia. ​

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Aug 20, 1909 In London, England
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Ten Days in Paris 1940-06-01
Latest Project:
Movie The First Great Train Robbery 1978-12-14
Known For
Poster of Life of Shakespeare
Poster of The Adventurer
Poster of Special Branch
Poster of Quatermass and the Pit
Movie The First Great Train Robbery Judge 1978-12-14
Series Life of Shakespeare Unknown 1978-06-13
Movie The Lord of the Rings Elrond (voice) 1978-11-15
Movie The Message Abu-Talib 1976-03-09
Movie The Slipper and the Rose Brides Father 1976-03-24
Movie Barry Lyndon Lord Gustavos Adolphus Wendover 1975-11-26
Movie The Man and the Snake Dr. Druring 1972-01-01
Series The Adventurer Unknown 1972-09-29
Movie 10 Rillington Place Judge Lewis 1971-02-10
Series Play for Today Unknown 1970-10-15
Series Special Branch Unknown 1969-09-17
Movie Dark of the Sun Bussier 1968-01-19
Movie The Vengeance of She Kassim 1968-04-14
Series The Caesars 1968-09-22
Movie The Mummy's Shroud Sir Basil Walden 1967-03-15
Movie The Plague of the Zombies Sir James Forbes 1966-01-12
Movie Judith Haim 1966-01-20
Movie The Wrong Box Club Butler 1966-06-19
Movie She Haumeid 1965-04-10
Movie Woman of Straw Judge 1964-04-28
Movie The Moon-Spinners Yacht Captain 1964-01-01
Movie Cash on Demand Hepburn 1962-02-21
Series The Saint Unknown 1962-10-04
Movie The Shadow of the Cat Walter Venable 1961-05-01
Series The Avengers Unknown 1961-01-07
Movie Cone of Silence Capt. Edward Manningham 1960-05-09
Series Danger Man Unknown 1960-09-11
Movie The Hound of the Baskervilles Doctor Watson 1959-05-04
Series One Step Beyond Unknown 1959-01-20
Movie The Giant Behemoth Prof. James Bickford 1959-03-03
Series International Detective Unknown 1959-12-26
Movie Ben-Hur Sextus 1959-12-26
Movie Paris Holiday American Ambassador 1958-05-09
Series Quatermass and the Pit Professor Bernard Quatermass 1958-12-22
Movie The Camp on Blood Island Col. Lambert 1958-06-11
Movie The Baby and the Battleship Marshal 1957-04-23
Movie Pickup Alley Commissioner Breckner 1957-08-13
Movie The Bridge on the River Kwai Col. Green 1957-10-02
Movie The Man Who Never Was Sir Bernard Spilsbury 1956-03-15
Movie The Black Tent Sheik Salem ben Yussef 1956-04-09
Series The Buccaneers Unknown 1956-09-19
Movie Zarak Maj. Atherton 1956-12-01
Movie Three Cases of Murder Dr. Audlin ("Lord Mountdrago" segment) 1955-03-15
Movie Summertime Englishman in Train Compartment (uncredited) 1955-01-01
Movie The Secret Chief Inspector Blake 1955-06-01
Movie They Can't Hang Me Robert Isaac Pitt 1955-10-01
Movie His Majesty O'Keefe Alfred Tetins 1954-01-16
Movie Nineteen Eighty-Four O'Brien 1954-12-12
Movie The Black Knight Sir Ontzlake 1954-08-26
Movie The Frightened Bride George Rackham 1952-04-15
Movie Stolen Face David 1952-05-01
Movie High Treason Supt. Folland 1951-11-13
Movie Stage Fright Inspector Byard 1950-02-23
Movie So Long at the Fair Doctor Hart 1950-03-28
Movie No Place for Jennifer Counsel 1950-01-17
Movie The Clouded Yellow Secret Service Chief Chubb (as Andre Morell) 1950-11-21
Movie Seven Days to Noon Superintendent G.W. Folland 1950-10-30
Movie Trio Dr. Lennox 1950-10-10
Movie Against the Wind Abbott 1948-02-01
Movie Unpublished Story Marchand 1942-08-10
Movie Ten Days in Paris Victor 1940-06-01
Movie Three Silent Men Charles Klein 1940-09-07