Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Paul Harvey (September 10, 1882 – December 15, 1955) was an American actor who appeared in at least 177 films. He is not to be confused with Paul Harvey the broadcaster.

Primarily a character actor, Harvey began his career on stage and in silent films. He appeared in the Broadway and original film versions of The Awful Truth, then had supporting roles in many Hollywood films, often portraying dignified executives or authority figures.

He was a vacationing businessman whose car is commandeered by fugitive killer Humphrey Bogart in the 1935 crime drama The Petrified Forest and the minister who marries Spencer Tracy's daughter Elizabeth Taylor in the 1950 comedy Father of the Bride and its sequel. In the thriller Side Street, Harvey played a married man forced to pay $30,000 in blackmail money after having an affair.

Besides his numerous films, Harvey appeared in 1950s television series such as I Love Lucy, December Bride, My Little Margie, Father Knows Best and The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show before his death from a coronary thrombosis in 1955.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Paul Harvey (September 10, 1882 – December 15, 1955) was an American actor who appeared in at least 177 films. He is not to be confused with Paul Harvey the broadcaster.

Primarily a character actor, Harvey began his career on stage and in silent films. He appeared in the Broadway and original film versions of The Awful Truth, then had supporting roles in many Hollywood films, often portraying dignified executives or authority figures.

He was a vacationing businessman whose car is commandeered by fugitive killer Humphrey Bogart in the 1935 crime drama The Petrified Forest and the minister who marries Spencer Tracy's daughter Elizabeth Taylor in the 1950 comedy Father of the Bride and its sequel. In the thriller Side Street, Harvey played a married man forced to pay $30,000 in blackmail money after having an affair.

Besides his numerous films, Harvey appeared in 1950s television series such as I Love Lucy, December Bride, My Little Margie, Father Knows Best and The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show before his death from a coronary thrombosis in 1955.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 148

Birthday 1882-09-10

Day of Death 1955-12-15

Place of Birth Sandwich, Illinois, USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • R. Paul Harvey
  • Roy Paul Harvey

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1997 Bogart: The Untold Story
1955 Screen Directors Playhouse: Meet the Governor as Gov. John H. Dirks
1955 High Society as Henry Baldwin
1955 Three for the Show as Col. Harold J. Wharton
1954 December Bride (1 episode)
1954 Sabrina as Dr. Calaway
1954 The Whistler (1 episode)
1953 Calamity Jane as Henry Miller
1953 Remains to Be Seen as Mr. Bennett
1952 April in Paris as Secretary Robert Sherman
1952 Cavalcade of America (3 episodes)
1952 Dreamboat as D.W. Harrington
1952 Has Anybody Seen My Gal?
1952 Here Come the Nelsons as Samuel T. Jones
1952 The First Time as Leeming
1951 I Love Lucy (1 episode)
1951 Let's Go Navy! as Lt. Cmdr. O. Tannen
1951 Father's Little Dividend as Rev. Galsworthy
1951 Thunder in God's Country as Carson Masterson
1951 Up Front as Col. Akeley
1950 The Flying Missile as Gen. Benton
1950 The Milkman as D.A. Abbott
1950 Lux Video Theatre (2 episodes)
1950 Three Little Words as Al Masters
1950 Father of the Bride as Rev. A.I. Galsworthy
1950 Riding High as Whitehall
1950 The Yellow Cab Man as Pearson Hendricks
1950 Side Street as Emil Lorrison
1950 Unmasked as Harry Jackson
1949 The Girl from Jones Beach as Jim Townsend
1949 Take One False Step as A.K. Arnspiger
1949 Mr. Belvedere Goes to College as Dr. Keating
1949 Duke of Chicago as Chester Cunningham
1949 Down to the Sea in Ships as Capt. John Briggs
1949 John Loves Mary as Gen. Biddle
1948 Family Honeymoon as Chancellor Fenster
1948 Smuggler's Cove as Terrence Mahoney Esq.
1948 Waterfront at Midnight as Commissioner Ryan
1948 Give My Regards to Broadway as Mr. Boyd
1948 Blondie's Reward as John D. Dickson
1948 Speed to Spare as Al Simmons
1948 Call Northside 777 as Martin J. Burns
1947 The Judge Steps Out as John Struthers II
1947 Wyoming as Judge Sheridan
1947 Danger Street as Turlock
1947 Living in a Big Way as Judge
1947 Out of the Blue as Mr. Holliston
1947 The Late George Apley as Julian H. Dole
1946 That Brennan Girl as Judge (uncredited)
1946 Heldorado as C.W. Driscoll
1946 Easy to Wed as Curtis Farwood
1946 The Bamboo Blonde as Patrick Ransom, Sr.
1946 In Fast Company as Patrick McCormick
1946 A Night in Casablanca as Mr. Smythe
1946 They Made Me a Killer as District Attorney Booth
1946 Blondie's Lucky Day as Jonathan Butler Sr.
1946 Up Goes Maisie as Mr. J.G. Nuboult
1946 Gay Blades as J.M. Snively
1945 Spellbound as Dr. Hanish
1945 Don't Fence Me In as Governor Thomas
1945 Swingin' on a Rainbow as Thomas Marsden
1945 Midnight Manhunt as Mr. McAndrews, Night Editor (uncredited)
1945 The Chicago Kid as Carter
1945 The Southerner as Ruston
1945 The Horn Blows at Midnight as Hotel Manager Thompson
1944 Thoroughbreds as John Crandall
1944 In the Meantime, Darling as General Garnett
1944 Jamboree as P.J. Jarvis
1944 Henry Aldrich Plays Cupid as Sen. Tom Caldicott
1943 Mystery Broadcast as Arthur J. Stanley
1943 Man from Music Mountain as Arthur Davis
1942 Heart of the Golden West as James Barrabee
1942 You Can't Escape Forever as Major Turner
1942 Moonlight Masquerade as John Bennett Sr.
1942 The Man Who Wouldn't Die as Dudley Wolff
1942 Blondie's Blessed Event as William Lawrence
1942 A Tragedy at Midnight as Landeck
1941 Remember the Day as Sen. Phillips
1941 You're in the Army Now as General Philpot
1941 Mr. District Attorney in the Carter Case as Dist. Atty. Winton
1941 Rise and Shine as Orville Turner
1941 Three Girls About Town as Fred Chambers, editor
1941 Great Guns as Gen. Taylor
1941 Law of the Tropics as Alfred King, Sr.
1941 Out of the Fog as Judge Moriarty
1941 Ride on Vaquero as Colonel Warren
1941 High Sierra as Mr. Baughmam
1940 Arizona as Solomon Warner
1940 Behind the News as D. A. Hardin S. Kelly
1940 Maryland as Buckman
1940 Typhoon as Dea's father
1940 The Marines Fly High as Col. Hill
1940 High School as James Wallace
1940 Brother Rat and a Baby as Sterling Randolph
1940 Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet as Defense Attorney
1939 Two Thoroughbreds as Horse Owner
1939 Meet Dr. Christian as John Hewitt
1939 They Shall Have Music as Heifetz' Manager
1939 Stanley and Livingstone as Colonel Grimes
1939 News Is Made at Night as Inspector Melrose
1939 The Gorilla as A.P. Conway
1939 Never Say Die as Jasper Hawkins
1939 Mr. Moto in Danger Island as Gov. John Bentley
1938 Charlie Chan in Honolulu as Inspector Rawlins
1938 The Sisters as Caleb Ammon
1938 If I Were King as Burgundian Herald
1938 I'll Give a Million as Corcoran
1938 Algiers as Commissioner Janvier
1938 Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm as Cyrus Bartlett
1938 A Slight Case of Murder as Mr. Whitewood
1938 Love on a Budget as Emory Fisher
1937 High Flyers as Horace Arlington
1937 Big City as District Attorney Gilbert
1937 On Again-Off Again as Mr. Applegate
1937 The Devil Is Driving as Sam Mitchell
1937 My Dear Miss Aldrich as Mr. Sinclair
1937 The Soldier and the Lady as Tsar
1937 23 1/2 Hours Leave as Gen. Markley
1936 Mind Your Own Business as Brannigan
1936 Three Men on a Horse as Clarence Dobbins
1936 The Plainsman as Yellow Hand
1936 Yellowstone as Radell
1936 The Return of Sophie Lang as Insp. Parr
1936 Private Number as Smiley Watson as Perry Winfield
1936 The Witness Chair as Martin
1936 The Walking Dead as Blackstone
1936 August Week End as George Washburne
1936 The Petrified Forest as Mr. Chisholm
1936 Rose of the Rancho as Boss Martin
1935 Thanks a Million as Maxwell
1935 Broadway Melody of 1936 as Managing Editor
1935 Alibi Ike as Lefty Crawford
1935 Goin' to Town as Donovan
1935 Four Hours to Kill! as Capt. Seaver
1935 I'll Love You Always as Sandstone
1935 The Whole Town's Talking as 'J.G.' Carpenter
1934 A Wicked Woman as Ed Trice
1934 Broadway Bill as James Whitehall (uncredited)
1934 The President Vanishes as Skinner
1934 Kid Millions as Shiek Mulhulla
1934 The Affairs of Cellini as Emissary
1934 Hat, Coat and Glove as The Prosecuting Attorney
1934 Charlie Chan's Courage as J.P. Madden / Jerry Delaney
1934 Born to Be Bad as Attorney Brian
1934 The Last Gentleman as One of Judd's Creditors (uncredited)
1934 Looking for Trouble as James Regan
1933 Advice to the Lovelorn as Gaskell

Production

2018 Ninjago: Master of the 4th Dimension Executive Producer

By signing up for an account on TMDb, you can post directly to Twitter and Facebook.

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

Global

s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page