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.

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.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 114

Birthday 1897-09-23

Day of Death 1984-09-25

Place of Birth Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1976 Two-Minute Warning as The Pickpocket
1976 Gibbsville (1 episode)
1976 Won Ton Ton: the Dog Who Saved Hollywood as Grayson's Butler
1976 That's Entertainment, Part II as (archive footage)
1976 The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case as Judge Trenchard
1975 Murder on Flight 502 as Charlie Parkins
1975 You Lie So Deep, My Love as Uncle Joe Padway
1974 That's Entertainment! as Himself - at Banquet (archive footage) (uncredited)
1974 Girl on the Late, Late Show as John Pahlman
1974 Live Again, Die Again as Thomas Carmichael
1973 Harry in Your Pocket as Casey
1973 The Neptune Factor as Dr. Samuel Andrews
1972 Skyjacked as Sen. Arne Lindner
1972 The Screaming Woman as Dr. Amos Larkin
1970 House on Greenapple Road as Mayor Jack Parker
1969 Rascal as Sterling North (voice)
1968 Funny Girl as Florenz Ziegfeld
1968 The Vatican Affair as Herbert Cummings
1967 Warning Shot as Orville Ames
1967 How I Spent My Summer Vacation as Lewis Gannet
1965 The F.B.I. (2 episodes)
1965 Cinderella as King
1964 Daniel Boone (1 episode)
1963 Burke's Law (1 episode)
1963 Breaking Point (1 episode)
1962 Two Colonels as Colonello Henderson
1962 Advise & Consent as Senate Majority Leader
1962 Big Red as James Haggin
1961 Dr. Kildare (1 episode)
1961 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea as Adm. Harriman Nelson
1960 Checkmate (1 episode) as John Baker
1959 Meet Me in St. Louis as Mr. Alonzo Smith
1959 Rawhide (1 episode)
1957 Perry Mason (1 episode)
1956 The Rack as Col. Edward W. Hall, Sr.
1956 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1 episode)
1956 Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater (2 episodes)
1956 These Wilder Years as James Rayburn
1956 Forbidden Planet as Dr. Edward Morbius
1955 Hit the Deck as Rear Adm. Daniel Xavier Smith
1954 Deep in My Heart as J.J. Shubert
1954 Men of the Fighting Lady as Cmdr. Dowling
1954 Executive Suite as Frederick Y. Alderson
1954 The Last Time I Saw Paris as James Ellswirth
1953 Dream Wife as Walter McBride
1953 Scandal at Scourie as Patrick J. McChesney
1952 The Bad and the Beautiful as Harry Pebbel
1952 Million Dollar Mermaid as Frederick Kellerman
1952 The Sellout as Haven D. Allridge
1951 Calling Bulldog Drummond as Maj. Hugh 'Bulldog' Drummond
1951 The Unknown Man as Dwight Bradley 'Brad' Masen
1951 Quo Vadis as Narrator
1951 Soldiers Three as Col. Brunswick
1950 The Miniver Story as Clem Miniver
1949 That Forsyte Woman as le jeune Jolyon Forsyte
1949 The Red Danube as Col. Michael S. 'Hooky' Nicobar
1948 Command Decision as Major General Roland Goodlow Kane
1948 Julia Misbehaves as William Sylvester Packett
1948 The Ed Sullivan Show (1 episode)
1947 If Winter Comes as Mark Sabre
1946 The Secret Heart as Chris Matthews
1946 Holiday in Mexico as Jeffrey Evans
1945 Week-End at the Waldorf as Chip Collyer
1944 Mrs. Parkington as Major Augustus 'Gus' Parkington
1944 Twenty Years After
1943 Madame Curie as Pierre Curie
1943 The Youngest Profession as Himself - Guest Star
1942 White Cargo as Mr. Harry Witzel
1942 Mrs. Miniver as Clem Miniver
1941 Design for Scandal as Jeff Sherman
1941 How Green Was My Valley as Mr. Gruffydd
1941 Blossoms in the Dust as Sam Gladney
1941 Man Hunt as Captain Alan Thorndike
1940 Flight Command as Squadron Commander Billy Gary
1940 Sky Murder as Nick Carter
1940 Phantom Raiders as Nick Carter
1940 Dark Command as William 'Will' Cantrell
1940 It's a Date as John Arlen
1940 The House Across the Bay as Tim Nolan
1940 The Miracle of Sound as Himself
1939 Nick Carter, Master Detective as Nicholas 'Nick' Carter, aka Robert Chalmers
1939 Stronger Than Desire as Tyler Flagg
1939 6,000 Enemies as Steve Donegan
1939 Society Lawyer as Christopher Durant
1938 Listen, Darling as Richard Thurlow
1938 Too Hot to Handle as Bill Dennis
1938 The Shopworn Angel as Sam Bailey
1938 The Girl of the Golden West as Sheriff Jack Rance
1938 Man-Proof as Alan Wythe
1937 A Girl with Ideas as Mickey McGuire
1937 Saratoga as Hartley Madison
1937 As Good as Married
1937 My Dear Miss Aldrich as Ken Morley
1937 Girl Overboard as Paul Stacey
1937 She's Dangerous as Dr. Scott Logan
1936 Fatal Lady as David Roberts
1936 Big Brown Eyes as Richard Morey
1934 Journal of a Crime as Florestan
1933 The Kiss Before the Mirror as Lucy's Lover
1932 Rockabye as Al Howard
1931 The Hot Heiress as Clay
1931 Kiss Me Again as Paul de St. Cyr
1930 Going Wild as 'Ace' Benton
1930 Viennese Nights as Franz von Renner
1930 The Gorilla as Arthur Marsden
1930 Sweet Kitty Bellairs as Lord Varney
1930 An Intimate Dinner in Celebration of Warner Bros. Silver Jubilee as Himself
1930 Bride of the Regiment as Colonel Vultow
1930 Show Girl in Hollywood as Premiere Emcee
1929 Clothes Make the Woman as Victor Trent
1928 Melody of Love as Jack Clark
1927 The Gorilla as Stevens
1926 Miss Nobody as Bravo
1926 Mannequin as Martin Innesbrook

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