Victor Jory was a Canadian stage, film and television actor, best known for his role as Jonas Wilkerson, the brutal and opportunistic overseer, in "Gone with the Wind", and as Lamont Cranston, aka 'The Shadow', in the 1942 serial film "The Shadow".

Victor Jory was a Canadian stage, film and television actor, best known for his role as Jonas Wilkerson, the brutal and opportunistic overseer, in "Gone with the Wind", and as Lamont Cranston, aka 'The Shadow', in the 1942 serial film "The Shadow".

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 150

Birthday 1902-11-23

Day of Death 1982-02-12

Place of Birth Dawson City, Yukon Territory, Canada

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage as Himself (archive footage)
1980 The Mountain Men as Iron Belly
1980 Power as Hillman
1979 Abraham's Sacrifice as Narrator (voice)
1979 Daniel and Nebuchadnezzar as Narrator
1978 Greatest Heroes of the Bible (4 episodes) as Narrator
1978 The Story of Noah as Narrator
1978 Devil Dog: The Hound of Hell as Shaman
1978 Grandpa Goes to Washington (1 episode)
1977 Tales of the Unexpected (US) (1 episode)
1976 Alice (1 episode)
1976 Perilous Voyage as Dr. Henry Merrill
1974 Nakia (14 episodes)
1974 The Rockford Files (1 episode) as Eddie LaSalle
1974 Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1 episode)
1973 Papillon as Indian Chief
1972 Kung Fu (1 episode)
1972 Ghost Story (1 episode)
1970 Flap as Wounded Bear Mr. Smith (Attorney at Law)
1970 Ride the Wind as Charles Ludlow
1970 McCloud (1 episode)
1969 A Time for Dying as Judge Roy Bean
1969 Mackenna's Gold as The Narrator
1967 Mannix (2 episodes)
1967 The High Chaparral (1 episode)
1967 Ironside (1 episode) as Wally Stowe / Frank Tomachek
1966 The Green Hornet (1 episode)
1966 The Time Tunnel (1 episode)
1965 The Loner (1 episode)
1965 F Troop (1 episode)
1965 The Legend of Jesse James (1 episode)
1964 Profiles in Courage (1 episode)
1964 Cheyenne Autumn as Tall Tree
1963 Kraft Suspense Theatre (1 episode)
1963 The Great Adventure (1 episode)
1963 Burke's Law (1 episode)
1962 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1 episode) as Det. Paul Reardon
1962 The Virginian (4 episodes)
1962 The Miracle Worker as Captain Arthur Keller
1961 The New Breed (2 episodes)
1961 Dr. Kildare (1 episode)
1961 87th Precinct (1 episode)
1960 The Fugitive Kind as Jabe Torrance
1959 Rawhide (1 episode)
1958 Wanted: Dead or Alive (1 episode)
1957 Last Stagecoach West as Rand McCord
1957 The Man Who Turned to Stone as Dr. Murdock
1956 Death of a Scoundrel as Leonard Wilson
1956 Forbidden Area as Rear Admiral Batt
1956 Telephone Time (1 episode)
1956 Blackjack Ketchum Desperado as Jared Letlow
1956 Manfish as Professor
1955 Matinee Theater (1 episode)
1955 The 20th Century Fox Hour (1 episode)
1955 Gunsmoke (1 episode)
1955 Sabaka as Ashok
1954 Climax! (3 episodes)
1954 Valley of the Kings as Tuareg Chief
1953 Cat-Women of the Moon as Kip Reissner
1953 The Man from the Alamo as Jess Wade
1953 General Electric Theater (1 episode)
1952 Omnibus (1 episode)
1952 Toughest Man in Arizona as Frank Girard
1952 Flaming Feather as Lucky Lee
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (2 episodes)
1951 Cave of Outlaws as Ben Cross
1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (3 episodes)
1951 The Highwayman as Lord Douglas
1951 Tales of Tomorrow (2 episodes)
1950 The Cariboo Trail as Frank Walsh
1950 The Capture as Father Gomez
1950 Your Show of Shows (1 episode)
1949 Fighting Man of the Plains as Dave Oldham
1949 Canadian Pacific as Dirk Rourke
1949 A Woman's Secret as Brook Matthews
1949 South of St. Louis as Luke Cottrell
1948 Studio One (3 episodes)
1948 The Gallant Blade as Marshal of France Mordore
1948 The Philco Television Playhouse (1 episode)
1948 The Loves of Carmen as GarcĂ­a
1947 Tubby the Tuba as Narrator (voice)
1947 Shoe Shine Jasper as (voice)
1943 The Unknown Guest as Charles 'Chuck' Williams
1943 Bar 20 as Mark Jackson
1943 The Kansan as Jeff Barat
1943 Colt Comrades as Jebb Hardin
1943 Leather Burners as Dan Slack
1943 Buckskin Frontier as Champ Clanton
1943 Hoppy Serves A Writ as Tom Jordan
1943 Power of the Press as Oscar Trent
1942 Tombstone: The Town too Tough to Die as Ike Clanton
1942 Shut My Big Mouth as Buckskin Bill
1942 Tulips Shall Grow as (voice)
1941 Secrets of the Lone Wolf as 'Dapper' Dan Streever
1941 The Stork Pays Off as Deak Foster
1941 Riders of the Timberline as Baptiste Deschamp
1941 Charlie Chan in Rio as Alfredo Cardozo
1941 Wide Open Town as Steve Fraser
1941 Bad Men of Missouri as William Merrick
1941 Border Vigilantes as Henry Logan
1940 Give Us Wings as Mr. Arnold Carter
1940 Lady with Red Hair as Mr. Clifton
1940 The Green Archer as Spike Holland
1940 Cherokee Strip as Coy Barrett
1940 Girl from Havana as Tex Moore
1940 River's End as Norman Talbot
1940 The Lone Wolf Meets a Lady as Clay Beaudine
1940 The Light of Western Stars as Gene Stewart
1940 Knights of the Range as Malcolm Lascalles
1940 The Shadow as Lamont Cranston, aka 'The Shadow'
1939 Gone with the Wind as Jonas Wilkerson
1939 Call a Messenger as Ed Hogan
1939 Each Dawn I Die as W.J. Grayce
1939 I Stole a Million as Patian aka Payton - 2 Hats' boss
1939 Susannah of the Mounties as Wolf Pelt
1939 Man of Conquest as William B. Travis
1939 Women in the Wind as Doc
1939 Dodge City as Yancey
1939 Blackwell's Island as Commissioner Thomas MacNair
1939 Wings of the Navy as Lt. Parsons
1938 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer as Injun Joe
1937 First Lady as Senator Gordon Keane
1937 Bulldog Drummond at Bay as Gregoroff
1937 Glamorous Night as Baron Lyadeff
1936 Breakdowns of 1936 as Himself
1936 Rangle River as Dick Drake
1936 Meet Nero Wolfe as Claude Roberts
1936 The King Steps Out as Capt. Palfi
1936 Hell-Ship Morgan as Jim Allen
1935 A Dream Comes True as Oberon (archive footage) (uncredited)
1935 White Lies as Terry Condon
1935 Too Tough To Kill as John O'Hara
1935 A Midsummer Night's Dream as Oberon
1935 Streamline Express as Jimmy Hart
1935 Party Wire as Matthew Putnam
1934 Mills of the Gods as Jim Devlin
1934 Madame Du Barry as Duc Armand d'Aiguillon
1934 He Was Her Man as Nick Gardella
1934 Murder in Trinidad as Howard Sutter
1934 I Believed in You as Jim Crowl
1933 Smoky as Clint Peters
1933 My Woman as John Bradley
1933 The Devil's in Love as Dr. Andre Morand/Paul Vernay
1933 I Loved You Wednesday as Randall Williams
1933 Trick for Trick as La Tour
1933 Sailor's Luck as Baron Portola aka Darrow
1933 State Fair as Hoop Toss Barker
1933 Infernal Machine as Alfred Doreen
1932 Handle with Care as 1st Public Enemy
1932 Pride of the Legion as Jerry Brewster

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