Person Details

Birthday: 1897-09-23 04:46:45

Death: 1984-09-25 04:46:45

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

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Movie Involvements: 87

TV Involvements: 12


Most Famous Work

Biography

Walter Davis Pidgeon (September 23, 1897 – September 25, 1984) was a Canadian actor who lived most of his adult life in the United States. He starred in many motion pictures, including Mrs. Miniver, The Bad and the Beautiful, Forbidden Planet, Advise and Consent and Funny Girl.

Most Famous Work

What's My Line?
Average
7

What's My Line?

(1950) Self - Mystery Guest
Dr. Kildare
Average
6

Dr. Kildare

(1961) Dr. Charles Priest
Rawhide
Average
8

Rawhide

(1959) General Augustus Perry
Quo Vadis
Average
7

Quo Vadis

(1951) Narrator
Forbidden Planet
Average
7

Forbidden Planet

(1956) Dr. Edward Morbius
The F.B.I.
Average
5

The F.B.I.

(1965) Leo Roland
How Green Was My Valley
Average
7

How Green Was My Valley

(1941) Mr. Gruffydd
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
Average
6

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea

(1961) Admiral Harriman Nelson

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
1991 actor 'Advise and 'Consent' (archive footage) (uncredited)
1978 The Chairman
1976 The Pickpocket
N/A
Grayson's Butler
(archive footage)
Himself
Judge Trenchard
1975 Charlie Parkins
Uncle Joe Padway
Himself
1974 (archive footage) (uncredited)
John Pahlman
Thomas Carmichael
1973 Casey
Dr. Samuel Andrews
Self
1972 Sen. Arne Lindner
Dr. Amos Larkin
1970 Mayor Jack Parker
1969 Sterling North (voice)
1968 Florenz Ziegfeld
Herbert Cummings
1967 Orville Ames
Lewis Gannet
1965 Leo Roland
King
1964 Lord Dunsmore
1963 B.G. Perkins
N/A
Ernest Hemingway (uncredited)
Colonello Henderson
1962 Senate Majority Leader
James Haggin
1961 Dr. Charles Priest
Admiral Harriman Nelson
1960 John Baker
1959 Alonzo Smith
General Augustus Perry
1957 Sherman Hatfield
1956 Col. Edward W. Hall, Sr.
N/A
Dave King
Jess Clark
James Rayburn
Dr. Edward Morbius
1955 Rear Adm. Daniel Xavier Smith
Narrator (voice)
1954 J.J. Shubert
Cmdr. Dowling
Frederick Y. Alderson
James Ellswirth
1953 Walter McBride
Patrick J. McChesney
1952 Harry Pebbel
Narrator (voice)
Frederick Kellerman
Haven D. Allridge
1951 Dwight Bradley 'Brad' Masen
Narrator
Major Hugh "Bulldog" Drummond
Col. Brunswick
1950 Clem Miniver
Self - Panelist
Self - Mystery Guest
1949 le jeune Jolyon Forsyte
Col. Michael S. 'Hooky' Nicobar
1948 Major General Roland Goodlow Kane
William Sylvester Packett
Self
1947 Mark Sabre
1946 Chris Matthews
Jeffrey Evans
1945 Chip Collyer
1944 Major Augustus 'Gus' Parkington
N/A
1943 Pierre Curie
Himself - Guest Star
1942 Mr. Harry Witzel
Clem Miniver
1941 Jeff Sherman
Mr. Gruffydd
Sam Gladney
Captain Alan Thorndike
1940 Squadron Commander Billy Gary
Nick Carter
Nick Carter
William 'Will' Cantrell
John Arlen
Tim Nolan
Self
1939 Nicholas 'Nick' Carter, aka Robert Chalmers
Tyler Flagg
Steve Donegan
Christopher Durant
1938 Richard Thurlow
Bill Dennis
Sam Bailey
Sheriff Jack Rance
Alan Wythe
1937 Mickey McGuire
Ken Morley
Hartley Madison
Fraser James
Paul Stacey
Dr. Scott Logan
1936 David Roberts
Richard Morey
1934 Walter
Florestan
1933 Lucy's Lover
1932 Al Howard
1931 Clay
Paul de St. Cyr
1930 'Ace' Benton
Franz von Renner
Arthur Marsden
Lord Varney
Himself
Colonel Vultow
Premiere Emcee
1929 Tony Williams
Ned Thayer
N/A
1928 Jack Clark
Victor Trent
Philip Drake
United States Consul
Arthur Wyatt
1927 Stevens
Richard Marsden
Paul Sinclair
Monte Carroll
1926 Paul
Bravo
Clyde Lord Geradine
Basil Owen
Martin Innesbrook
Year Character Movie/Tv

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