Jack Davies (25 November 1913 – 22 June 1994) was an English screenwriter, producer, editor and actor.
Davies was prolific comedy screenwriter. His 48 credits include films starring comedians Will Hay and Norman Wisdom. He was nominated for an Oscar for his work on Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines .
His eldest son John Howard Davies was a successful child actor and BBC television executive.
Robert Adolph Wilton Morley, CBE was an English actor who was usually cast as a pompous English gentleman representing the Establishment, often in supporting roles. In Movie Encyclopedia, film critic Leonard Maltin describes Morley as "recognisable by his ungainly bulk, bushy eyebrows, thick lips and double chin, ... particularly effective when cast as a pompous windbag." More politely, Ephraim Katz in his International Film Encyclopaedia describes Morley as "a rotund, triple-chinned, delightful character player of the British and American stage and screen." In his autobiography, Responsible Gentleman, Morley said his stage career started with managements valuing his appearance for playing "substantial gentleman" roles — as a doctor, lawyer, accountant or other professional member of society.
William Albert Henry was an American actor who worked in both films and television.
Cecil Parker was an English character and comedy actor with a distinctively husky voice, who usually played supporting roles, often characters with a supercilious demeanour, in his 91 films made between 1928 and 1969.
Graham William Stark was an English comedian, actor, writer and director.
Lionel Charles Jeffries was an English actor, director and screenwriter. He appeared primarily in films and received a Golden Globe Award nomination during his acting career.
Henry Hathaway was an American film director and producer. He is best known as a director of Westerns, especially starring Randolph Scott and John Wayne. He directed Gary Cooper in seven films.
William Maurice Denham, OBE was an English character actor, who appeared in over 100 television programmes and films in his long career.
James Robertson Justice was a British character actor who appeared in British films during the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s.
Nigel Patrick was an English actor and stage director born into a theatrical family.
Classical Hollywood cinema is a term used in film criticism to describe both a narrative and visual style of film-making which became characteristic of American cinema between the 1910s and the 1960s. It eventually became the most powerful and pervasive style of film-making worldwide. Similar or associated terms include classical Hollywood narrative, the Golden Age of Hollywood, Old Hollywood, and classical continuity.
Milton R. Krasner, A.S.C. was an American cinematographer who won an Academy Award for Three Coins in the Fountain (1954).
Arthur Lawson (1908–1970) was a British art director. He had a long association with film directors Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, beginning in 1943 when he was floor manager on The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp. Three years later, when Powell and Pressburger, also known as The Archers, made A Matter of Life and Death, Lawson had graduated to assistant art director. He worked with Alfred Junge on the sets for Black Narcissus in 1947, and earned an Oscar for the set designs on The Red Shoes in 1948. Lawson’s association with Powell continued right through to Peeping Tom (1960). He received a BAFTA nomination for The Bedford Incident in 1965.
Robert Adolf Stemmle was a German screenwriter and film director. He wrote for 86 films between 1932 and 1967. He also directed 46 films between 1934 and 1970. His 1959 film Die unvollkommene Ehe was entered into the 1st Moscow International Film Festival. He was born in Magdeburg, Germany and died in Baden-Baden, Germany.
Wilfred William Dennis "Bill" Shine was a British theatre, film and television actor. Shine was born into a family of theatre actors; among others, Shine's father, mother, grandmother, two uncles and an aunt had worked in theatre. His father Wilfred Shine was a theatre actor who also appeared in films during the 1920s and the 1930s. Bill Shine made his film debut in 1929's The Flying Scotsman since which he had appeared in over 120 films and television series. Towards the end of his career, he was best known for playing Inventor Black on children's television series Super Gran.
Michael Trubshawe was a British actor and former officer in the Highland Light Infantry Regiment of the British Army. Trubshawe was very close friends with fellow British actor David Niven, serving with him at Malta and Dover. He was best man for both of Niven's weddings, and is constantly referred to in Niven's memoirs The Moon's a Balloon, where Niven refers to finding out he would be working with him in The Guns of Navarone as 'A lovely bonus for me.'
Henry B. Longhurst was a British actor.
Andreas Malandrinos was a Greek-born actor who started appearing in British films from 1930, until his death 40 years later in Surrey, England. He was fluent in six languages and used this talent to good effect to flourish as a dialect comedian in British music halls.
This page details the all-time statistics, records, and other achievements pertaining to the Sacramento Kings.