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Walter Kingsford (born Walter Pearce, 20 September 1882 – 7 February 1958) was a British stage, film and television actor. Kingsford began his acting career on the London stage. He also had a long Broadway career, appearing in plays from the 1912 original American production of George Bernard Shaw's Fanny's First Play to 1944's Song of Norway.

In the early 1920s, Kingford was active with the Henry Jewett Players.

Kingsford moved to Hollywood, California, for a prolific film career in supporting parts. On screen, he specialised in portraying authority figures such as noblemen, heads of state, doctors, police inspectors and lawyers. He is best known for his recurring role as the snobbish hospital head Dr. P. Walter Carew in the popular Dr. Kildare (and Dr. Gillespie) film series.

Kingsford had numerous television appearances in the 1950s. They included TV Reader's Digest, Command Performance and Science Fiction Theatre.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Walter Kingsford (born Walter Pearce, 20 September 1882 – 7 February 1958) was a British stage, film and television actor. Kingsford began his acting career on the London stage. He also had a long Broadway career, appearing in plays from the 1912 original American production of George Bernard Shaw's Fanny's First Play to 1944's Song of Norway.

In the early 1920s, Kingford was active with the Henry Jewett Players.

Kingsford moved to Hollywood, California, for a prolific film career in supporting parts. On screen, he specialised in portraying authority figures such as noblemen, heads of state, doctors, police inspectors and lawyers. He is best known for his recurring role as the snobbish hospital head Dr. P. Walter Carew in the popular Dr. Kildare (and Dr. Gillespie) film series.

Kingsford had numerous television appearances in the 1950s. They included TV Reader's Digest, Command Performance and Science Fiction Theatre.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 96

Birthday 1882-09-20

Day of Death 1958-02-07

Place of Birth Redhill, Surrey, England

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1958 Merry Andrew as Mr. Fairchild
1956 Tales of the 77th Bengal Lancers (1 episode)
1956 Around the World in Eighty Days as Captain of the 'Mongolia' (uncredited)
1956 State Trooper (1 episode)
1956 Telephone Time (1 episode)
1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (1 episode)
1955 The 20th Century Fox Hour (1 episode)
1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (4 episodes)
1954 December Bride (1 episode)
1953 Walking My Baby Back Home as Uncle Henry
1953 Letter to Loretta (1 episode)
1952 The Pathfinder
1952 Cavalcade of America (2 episodes)
1952 The Brigand as Sultan of Morocco
1952 Confidence Girl as Mr. Markewell
1951 Two Dollar Bettor as Carleton P. Adams
1951 Tarzan's Peril as Barney
1950 Experiment Alcatraz as Dr. J.P. Finley
1950 Lux Video Theatre (1 episode)
1949 Slattery's Hurricane as R.J. Milne
1948 The Velvet Touch as Peter Gunther
1948 The Black Arrow as Sir Oliver Oates
1945 Between Two Women as Dr. Walter Carew
1944 Mr. Skeffington as Dr. Melton (uncredited)
1944 3 Men in White as Dr. Walter Carew
1943 Bomber's Moon as Prof. Frederich Mueller
1943 Hi Diddle Diddle as Senator Jimmy Simpson
1943 Don't You Believe It as George Washington
1943 Mr. Lucky as Commissioner Hargraves
1943 Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case as Dr. Walter Carew
1943 Flight for Freedom as Admiral Graves
1942 The Loves of Edgar Allan Poe as T.W. White
1942 Calling Dr. Gillespie as Dr. Carew
1942 Fingers at the Window as Dr. Cromwall
1942 My Favorite Blonde as Dr. Wallace Faber
1942 Dr. Kildare's Victory as Dr. Walter Carew
1942 Fly-By-Night as Heydt (phony Langner) as Heydt (phoney Langner)
1941 The Corsican Brothers as Monsieur Dupre
1941 Unholy Partners as Mr. Peck (managing editor)
1941 Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day as Dr. Walter Carew
1941 Ellery Queen and the Perfect Crime as Henry (Jardin butler)
1941 The People Vs. Dr. Kildare as Dr. Walter Carew
1941 The Devil and Miss Jones as Mr. Allison (General Manager)
1941 The Lone Wolf Takes a Chance as Dr. Hooper Tupman
1940 Kitty Foyle as Uncle Kenneth
1940 Dr. Kildare's Crisis as Dr. Walter Carew
1940 A Dispatch from Reuter's as Napoleon III
1940 Dr. Kildare Goes Home as Dr. Walter Carew
1940 Lucky Partners as Wendell
1940 Dr. Kildare's Strange Case as Dr. S.J. 'Walter' Carew, Hospital Administrator
1940 Star Dust as Studio Actor Playing "Napoleon"
1940 Adventure in Diamonds as Wakefield
1939 The Secret of Dr. Kildare as Dr. S.J. Carew
1939 Dancing Co-Ed as President Cavendish
1939 The Witness Vanishes as Amos Craven
1939 Miracles For Sale as Colonel Watrous
1939 The Man in the Iron Mask as Colbert
1939 Juarez as Prince Richard Metternich
1939 Calling Dr. Kildare as Dr. Walter Carew
1938 Smashing the Spy Ring as Dr. L.B. Carter
1938 Say It in French as Hopkins
1938 Young Dr. Kildare as Dr. P. Walter Carew
1938 If I Were King as Tristan l'Hermite
1938 Carefree as Dr. Powers
1938 The Young in Heart as Inspector
1938 Algiers as Chef Inspector Louvain
1938 Lord Jeff as Superintendent
1938 The Toy Wife as Judge Rondell
1938 Paradise for Three as William Reichenbach
1938 The Lone Wolf in Paris as Grand Duke Gregor de Meyerson
1938 There's Always A Woman as Grigson - Butler
1937 I'll Take Romance as William Kane
1937 Behind the Criminal as Robert Carver
1937 Double Or Nothing as Mr. Dobson
1937 It Could Happen to You as Prof. Schwab
1937 Captains Courageous as Dr. Finley
1937 The Devil Is Driving as Louis Wooster
1937 My Dear Miss Aldrich as Mr. Talbot
1937 Bulldog Drummond Escapes as "Professor" Stanton
1937 Maytime as Mr. Rudyard
1937 Stolen Holiday as Francis Chalon
1936 Meet Nero Wolfe as Emanuel Jeremiah (E.J.) Kimball
1936 Hearts Divided as Pichon
1936 Trouble for Two as Malthus
1936 Speed as Uncle Edward Emery
1936 Frankie and Johnnie as Timothy
1936 Little Lord Fauntleroy as Mr. Snade
1936 The Invisible Ray as Sir Francis Stevens
1936 The Story of Louis Pasteur as Napoleon III
1935 Professional Soldier as Christian Ledgard
1935 Shanghai as Hilton
1935 Naughty Marietta as Don Carlos
1935 The White Cockatoo as Marcus Lovscheim
1934 The President Vanishes as Drew
1934 The Pursuit of Happiness as Rev. Lyman Banks
1932 The Trans-Atlantic Mystery as Detective Doyle (uncredited) as Dodge - Miller's Valet (uncredited)

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