Ray Milland (born Reginald Alfred John Truscott-Jones or Alfred Reginald Jones) was a Welsh actor and director. He is best remembered for his Academy Award–winning portrayal of an alcoholic writer in The Lost Weekend (1945), as well as for his performances in Dial M for Murder (1954) and Love Story (1970).

Ray Milland (born Reginald Alfred John Truscott-Jones or Alfred Reginald Jones) was a Welsh actor and director. He is best remembered for his Academy Award–winning portrayal of an alcoholic writer in The Lost Weekend (1945), as well as for his performances in Dial M for Murder (1954) and Love Story (1970).

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 162

Birthday 1907-01-03

Day of Death 1986-03-10

Place of Birth Neath, Glamorgan, Wales, UK

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Also Known As

  • Raymond Milland
  • R.A. Milland
  • R. Milland
  • Raymond Alton Milland
  • Alfred Reginald Jones
  • Reginald Truscott-Jones
  • Reginald Alfred John Truscott-Jones
  • Spike Milland

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2006 Billy Wilder Speaks
1996 Sad?
1984 The Sea Serpent as Professor Timothy Wallace
1984 The Masks of Death as Home Security
1983 Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land as Q. T. Thornwell
1982 The Royal Romance of Charles and Diana as Mr. Griffiths
1982 Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid as (in "The Lost Weekend") (archive footage)
1980 The Attic as Wendell
1980 Game For Vultures as Col. Brettle
1980 The Dream Merchants(3 episodes) as Lawrence Radford
1979 Hart to Hart(2 episodes)
1979 Survival Run as Professor
1979 The Darker Side of Terror as Prof. Meredith
1978 Oliver's Story as Oliver Barrett III
1978 Battlestar Galactica as Sire Uri
1978 Blackout as Richard Stafford
1978 Cuibul salamandrelor as Boss Stewart
1978 Slavers as Hassan
1978 Cruise Into Terror as Dr. Isiah Bakkun
1977 The Girl in the Yellow Pajamas as Inspector Thompson
1977 The Uncanny as Frank Richards
1977 Seventh Avenue(3 episodes) as Douglas Fredericks
1977 The Hardy Boys / Nancy Drew Mysteries(2 episodes)
1976 The Last Tycoon as Fleishacker
1976 Mayday at 40,000 Feet! as Dr. Joseph Mannheim
1976 Look What's Happened to Rosemary's Baby as Roman Castevet
1976 The Swiss Conspiracy as Johann Hurtil
1976 Aces High as Brigadier General Whale
1976 Charlie's Angels(2 episodes)
1975 Escape to Witch Mountain as Aristotle Bolt
1975 The Dead Don't Die as Jim Moss / Varrick
1974 Gold as Hurry Hirschfeld
1974 Witness to Murder as Dr. Roger Mann
1973 Terror in the Wax Museum as Harry Flexner
1973 The Big Game as Prof. Pete Handley
1973 The House in Nightmare Park as Stewart Henderson
1972 Cool Million(1 episode)
1972 Embassy as Ambassador
1972 The Thing with Two Heads as Maxwell Kirshner
1972 Frogs as Jason Crockett
1971 Black Noon as Caleb Hobbs
1971 Columbo(1 episode) as Arthur Kennicutt
1971 Columbo(1 episode) as Jarvis Goodland
1971 River of Gold as Evelyn Rose
1971 Company of Killers as George DeSalles
1970 Love Story as Oliver Barrett III
1969 Daughter of the Mind as Professor Samuel Constable
1969 Bracken's World(1 episode)
1968 Hostile Witness as Simon Crawford - Q.C.
1964 The Confession as Mario Forni
1963 X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes as Dr. James Xavier
1962 Panic in Year Zero! as Harry Baldwin
1962 The Premature Burial as Guy Carrell
1961 King of Kings as Satan (voice, uncredited)
1961 Kraft Mystery Theatre(1 episode)
1959 Markham(23 episodes)
1958 The Safecracker as Colley Dawson
1957 High Flight as Wing Commander Rudge
1957 The River's Edge as Nardo Denning
1956 Three Brave Men as Joe DiMarco
1956 Lisbon as Robert John Evans
1956 Markheim as Markheim
1955 A Man Alone as Wes Steele
1955 The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing as Stanford White
1954 Dial M for Murder as Tony Wendice
1953 Meet Mr. McNutley(76 episodes)
1953 The Ray Milland Show(76 episodes)
1953 Let's Do It Again as Gary Stuart
1953 Jamaica Run as Patrick Fairlie
1953 General Electric Theater(4 episodes)
1952 The Thief as Allan Fields
1952 Something to Live For as Alan Miller
1952 Bugles in the Afternoon as Kern Shafter
1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars(1 episode)
1951 Close to My Heart as Brad Sheridan
1951 Rhubarb as Eric Yeager
1951 Night Into Morning as Philip Ainley
1951 Circle of Danger as Clay Douglas
1950 Copper Canyon as Johnny Carter
1950 A Life of Her Own as Steve Harleigh
1950 A Woman of Distinction as Prof. Alexander 'Alec' Stevenson
1949 The Art Director
1949 It Happens Every Spring as Professor Vernon K. Simpson
1949 Alias Nick Beal as Nicholas 'Nick' Beal
1948 Miss Tatlock's Millions as Himself
1948 Sealed Verdict as Maj. Robert Lawson
1948 The Big Clock as George Stroud
1948 So Evil My Love as Mark Bellis
1947 Golden Earrings as Col. Ralph Denistoun
1947 The Trouble with Women as Professor Gilbert Sedley
1947 The Imperfect Lady as Clive Loring
1947 California as Jonathan Trumbo
1946 The Well Groomed Bride as Lt. Dudley Briggs
1945 The Lost Weekend as Don Birnam
1945 Kitty as Sir Hugh Marcy
1944 Ministry of Fear as Stephen Neale
1944 Till We Meet Again as John
1944 The Uninvited as Roderick Fitzgerald
1944 Lady in the Dark as Charley Johnson
1943 The Crystal Ball as Brad Cavanaugh
1943 Forever and a Day as Lt. William 'Bill' Trimble
1942 The Major and the Minor as Major Kirby
1942 Are Husbands Necessary? as George Cugat
1942 Reap the Wild Wind as Stephen Tolliver
1942 Star Spangled Rhythm as Joe in Card-Playing Skit
1942 The Lady Has Plans as Kenneth Clarence Harper
1941 Sullivan's Travels as Near-collision Man on Studio Street (uncredited)
1941 Skylark as Tony Kenyon
1941 I Wanted Wings as Jeff Young
1940 Arise, My Love as Tom Martin
1940 Untamed as Dr. William Crawford
1940 The Doctor Takes a Wife as Dr. Timothy Sterling
1940 Irene as Donald 'Don' Marshall
1940 French Without Tears as Alan Howard
1939 Everything Happens at Night as Geoffrey Thompson
1939 Beau Geste as John Geste
1939 Hotel Imperial as Lieutenant Nemassy
1938 Say It in French as Richard Carrington, Jr.
1938 Men with Wings as Scott Barnes
1938 Tropic Holiday as Ken Warren
1938 Her Jungle Love as Bob Mitchell
1937 Wise Girl as John O'Halloran
1937 Ebb Tide as Robert Herrick
1937 Easy Living as John Ball Jr.
1937 Wings Over Honolulu as Lt. Richard P. "Stony" Gilchrist
1937 Bulldog Drummond Escapes as Capt. Hugh "Bulldog" Drummond
1936 The Jungle Princess as Christopher Powell
1936 Three Smart Girls as Lord Michael Stuart
1936 The Big Broadcast of 1937 as Bob Miller
1936 The Return of Sophie Lang as Jimmy Dawson
1936 Next Time We Love as Tommy Abbott
1935 The Glass Key as Taylor Henry
1935 Alias Mary Dow as Peter Marshall
1935 Four Hours to Kill! as Carl Barrett
1935 The Gilded Lily as Charles Gray (Lord Granton)
1934 One Hour Late as Tony St. John (as Raymond Milland)
1934 Menace as Freddie Beaton
1934 Charlie Chan in London as Neil Howard (as Raymond Milland)
1934 Many Happy Returns as Ted Lambert
1934 Orders Is Orders as Dashwood
1934 We're Not Dressing as Prince Michael Stofani
1934 Bolero as Lord Robert Coray
1933 This Is the Life as Bob Travers
1932 Payment Deferred as James Medland
1932 But the Flesh is Weak as Mr. Stewart
1932 Polly of the Circus as Church Usher (uncredited)
1932 The Man Who Played God as Eddie (uncredited)
1931 Blonde Crazy as Joe Reynolds
1931 Ambassador Bill as King Lothar
1931 Bought! as Charles Carter Jr.
1931 Just A Gigolo as Freddie
1931 Strangers May Kiss as 3rd Admirer (uncredited)
1931 The Bachelor Father as Geoffrey Trent
1930 Passion Flower as Party Guest with Letter
1930 Way for a Sailor as Ship's Officer
1929 The Informer as Sharpshooter (uncredited)
1929 The Plaything as Ian (as Raymond Milland)
1929 The Flying Scotsman as Jim Edwards (as Raymond Milland)
1929 The Lady from the Sea as Tom Roberts
1929 Piccadilly as Diner in Nightclub
1928 Moulin Rouge as Theater Patron (uncredited)


1968 Hostile WitnessDirector
1962 Panic in Year Zero!Director
1960 Thriller(1 episode)Director
1958 The SafecrackerDirector
1956 LisbonDirector
1955 A Man AloneDirector
1953 General Electric Theater(4 episodes)Director
1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars(1 episode)Director
1948 Ford Theatre(1 episode)Director


1958 The SafecrackerStory

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