British actor, Roland Culver

Roland Culver


British actor (d. 83) | Dead of Night (1945), The Vicious Circle (1957), Secret Mission (1942)

British stage actor of impeccable English types, usually comic

Mini Biography

Born in London, Roland Culver worked for an optical company before studying at RADA, and was on stage from 1924. In the late 1940s he worked in Hollywood, under contract for two years to Paramount before returning to England. Married twice.

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There Goes the Bride (1932)
Night Train to Munich (1940)
Quiet Wedding (1941)
Boofy Ponsonby
Old Bill and Son (1941)
This England (1941)
Secret Mission (1942)
Capt Red Gowan
The First of the Few (1942)
Commander Bride
Unpublished Story (1942)
The Day Will Dawn (1942)
Cdr Pittwaters
Dear Octopus (1943)
Felix Martin
The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)
Colonel Betteridge
Give us the Moon (1944)
English Without Tears (1944)
Sir Cosmo Brandon
On Approval (1944)
Richard Halton
Dead of Night (1945)
Eliot Foley
Perfect Strangers (1945)
A Voice in the Night (1946)
Ch Insp Conway
To Each His Own (1946)
Lord Desham
The Great Lover (1949)
Grand Duke Maximillian
Trio (1950)
Mr Ashenden
The Magic Box (1951)
1st Company Promoter
Hotel Sahara (1951)
Major Bill Randall
The Late Edwina Black (1951)
Encore (1951)
George Ramsay
The Holly and the Ivy (1952)
Lord B.
Folly to Be Wise (1952)
George Prout
The Teckman Mystery (1954)
Inspector Harris
Touch and Go (1955)
The Ship That Died of Shame (1955)
Maj Fordyce
An Alligator Named Daisy (1955)
Col Geoffrey Weston
The Man Who Loved Redheads (1955)
Major Oscar Philipson
Safari (1956)
Sir Vincent Brampton
The Hypnotist (1957)
Doctor Francis Pelham
The Vicious Circle (1957)
Detective Inspector Dane
The Truth About Women (1957)
Charles Tavistock
Bonjour Tristesse (1958)
Mr Lombard
Rockets Galore (1958)
Capt Waggett
The Iron Maiden (1962)
Lord Upshott
A Pair of Briefs (1962)
Sir John Pilbright
Fragment of Fear (1970)
Mr Vellacot
The Legend of Hell House (1973)
Mr Deutsch
The MacKintosh Man (1973)
The Uncanny (1977)
Rough Cut (1980)
Mr Lloyd Palmer
The Missionary (1982)
Lord Fermleigh
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1982)
Bishop of Paris
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Personal Details

Nan Hopkins
Wife  m. 1947–1984 (his death)

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