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Victor Jory

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Victor Jory (November 23, 1902 – February 12, 1982) was a Canadian actor. Born in Dawson City, Yukon, Jory was the boxing and wrestling champion of the Coast Guard during his military service, and he kept his burly physique. He toured with theater troupes and appeared on Broadway, before making his Hollywood debut in 1930. He initially played romantic leads, but later was mostly cast as the villain. He made over 150 films and dozens of TV episodes, as well as writing two plays. His long career in radio included starring in the series Dangerously Yours. He is remembered 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. He also portrayed Oberon in Max Reinhardt's 1935 film adaptation of Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night's Dream. From 1959-1961, he appeared with Patrick McVey in the syndicated television police drama, Manhunt. Jory played the lead role of Detective Lieutenant Howard Finucane. McVey was cast as police reporter Ben Andrews. In 1977, near the end of his career, Jory guest starred as an aging FBI agent in The Rockford Files episode, "The Attractive Nuisance". For his contribution to the motion picture industry, Victor Jory has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6605 Hollywood Blvd. He was cremated and his ashes were either given to a friend or family. Description above from the Wikipedia article Victor Jory, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Nov 23, 1902 In Dawson City, Yukon, Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Pride of the Legion 1932-10-17
Latest Project:
Movie The Man from Earth: Holocene 2017-06-10
Known For
Movie The Man from Earth: Holocene Randall Williams 2017-06-10
Movie The Great & The Small Iron Belly 2016-03-31
Movie The Do-Over Tall Tree 2016-05-27
Movie Territoire Jim Devlin 2015-04-26
Movie Doug Benson: Doug Dynasty Malcolm Lascalles 2014-11-06
Movie Rage Himself 2014-05-09
Movie Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya Jim Devlin 2012-02-24
Movie Storage 24 Lucky Lee 2012-06-29
Movie The Words Doc 2012-09-07
Movie Silver Linings Playbook Jonas Wilkerson - Field Overseer 2012-09-08
Movie PWG: Mystery Vortex Clint Peters 2012-12-01
Movie There's a Stranger in my House Gene Stewart 2009-05-12
Movie Do You Know Me Patian aka Payton - 2 Hats' boss 2009-05-17
Movie Sleepwalking Champ Clanton 2008-01-14
Movie Brass Knuckle Boys Steve Fraser 2008-10-19
Movie The Butterfly Effect 2 W.J. Grayce 2006-10-10
Movie Gorillas Revisited with Sir David Attenborough Steve Fraser 2005-01-01
Movie Bristol Boys Malcolm Lascalles 2005-01-01
Movie PWG After School Special Steve Fraser 2005-10-01
Movie Bookies Narrator (voice) 2003-01-01
Movie Home Room Alfredo Cardozo 2002-04-12
Movie Women in Film Himself 2001-01-24
Movie Master John O'Hara 2001-07-04
Movie WWE Judgment Day 2000 Captain Arthur Keller 2000-05-21
Movie Miss Congeniality W.J. Grayce 2000-12-14
Movie Michel Strogoff Dave Oldham 1999-01-01
Movie Strange Planet Jeff Barat 1999-10-06
Movie Kazaam Buckskin Bill 1996-07-17
Movie Good Men, Good Women Himself 1995-05-13
Movie Crazy Love Mr. Arnold Carter 1993-06-15
Movie The Nightmare Before Christmas Luke Cottrell 1993-10-09
Movie The Cloning of Joanna May Ben Cross 1992-01-16
Movie Spotswood Jeff Barat 1992-10-09
Movie Time of Darkness Wolf Pelt 1991-01-01
Movie The Cabinet of Dr. Ramirez Himself 1991-12-04
Movie Art of Living in Odessa 'Dapper' Dan Streever 1990-07-02
Movie God of Gamblers II Ben Cross 1990-12-13
Movie Laser Mission Claude Roberts 1989-11-01
Movie The Pogues: Live at the Town and Country Commissioner Thomas MacNair 1988-01-29
Movie Miles from Home Father Gomez 1988-09-16
Movie She's Having a Baby Commissioner Thomas MacNair 1988-02-05
Movie Dream Lovers Oberon 1986-04-25
Movie Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Himself (archive footage) 1983-02-25
Movie The Passerby Tom Jordan 1982-04-14
Movie The Brave Archer 3 Malcolm Lascalles 1981-11-12
Movie Power Hillman 1980-01-14
Movie The Mountain Men Iron Belly 1980-05-01
Movie Abraham's Sacrifice Narrator (voice) 1979-05-22
Movie L'Homme en colère Lucky Lee 1979-03-14
Movie Devil Dog: The Hound of Hell Shaman 1978-10-31
Movie Peppermint Soda Mr. Arnold Carter 1977-12-14
Movie Son tornate a fiorire le rose Duc Armand d'Aiguillon 1975-10-17
Movie Violent City W.J. Grayce 1975-08-13
Movie The Yakuza Dirk Rourke 1974-12-21
Movie Papillon Indian Chief 1973-12-13
Movie The Organization Himself (archive footage) 1971-10-20
Movie Flap Wounded Bear Mr. Smith (Attorney at Law) 1970-11-13
Movie Promise at Dawn Dan Slack 1970-11-25
Movie Mackenna's Gold The Narrator 1969-03-18
Movie A Time For Dying Judge Roy Bean 1969-12-31
Movie Cheyenne Autumn Tall Tree 1964-10-03
Movie The Miracle Worker Captain Arthur Keller 1962-05-22
Movie The Fugitive Kind Jabe Torrance 1960-04-14
Movie The Man Who Turned to Stone Dr. Murdock 1957-03-01
Movie Last Stagecoach West Rand McCord 1957-07-16
Movie Manfish Professor 1956-02-01
Movie Blackjack Ketchum Desperado Jared Letlow 1956-04-01
Movie Death of a Scoundrel Leonard Wilson 1956-10-31
Movie Valley of the Kings Tuareg Chief 1954-07-23
Movie Cat-Women of the Moon Kip Reissner 1953-09-03
Movie The Man from the Alamo Jess Wade 1953-08-07
Movie Flaming Feather Lucky Lee 1952-02-01
Movie Toughest Man in Arizona Frank Girard 1952-10-10
Movie The Highwayman Lord Douglas 1951-08-11
Movie Cave of Outlaws Ben Cross 1951-11-15
Movie The Capture Father Gomez 1950-04-08
Movie The Cariboo Trail Frank Walsh 1950-08-01
Movie A Woman's Secret Brook Matthews 1949-03-05
Movie South of St. Louis Luke Cottrell 1949-03-01
Movie The Gallant Blade Marshal of France Mordore 1949-04-17
Movie Canadian Pacific Dirk Rourke 1949-05-19
Movie Fighting Man of the Plains Dave Oldham 1949-11-16
Movie Johnny Allegro Captain Arthur Keller 1949-05-26
Movie Golden Arrow Hoop Toss Barker 1949-12-31
Movie The Loves of Carmen García 1948-08-23
Movie Hoppy Serves A Writ Tom Jordan 1943-03-12
Movie Power of the Press Oscar Trent 1943-01-29
Movie Buckskin Frontier Champ Clanton 1943-05-14
Movie Leather Burners Dan Slack 1943-05-28
Movie The Unknown Guest Charles 'Chuck' Williams 1943-10-22
Movie Bar 20 Mark Jackson 1943-10-01
Movie The Kansan Jeff Barat 1943-09-10
Movie Colt Comrades Jebb Hardin 1943-06-18
Movie Shut My Big Mouth Buckskin Bill 1942-02-19
Movie Tombstone: The Town too Tough to Die Ike Clanton 1942-06-13
Movie Bad Men of Missouri William Merrick 1941-07-26
Movie Border Vigilantes Henry Logan 1941-04-18
Movie Wide Open Town Steve Fraser 1941-08-08
Movie Riders of the Timberline Baptiste Deschamp 1941-09-17
Movie Charlie Chan in Rio Alfredo Cardozo 1941-09-05
Movie The Stork Pays Off Deak Foster 1941-10-05
Movie Secrets of the Lone Wolf 'Dapper' Dan Streever 1941-11-13
Movie The Light of Western Stars Gene Stewart 1940-04-17
Movie The Shadow Lamont Cranston, aka 'The Shadow' 1940-01-05
Movie River's End Norman Talbot 1940-08-10
Movie Knights of the Range Malcolm Lascalles 1940-02-23
Movie The Lone Wolf Meets a Lady Clay Beaudine 1940-05-30
Movie Girl from Havana Tex Moore 1940-09-11
Movie Lady with Red Hair Mr. Clifton 1940-11-30
Movie Give Us Wings Mr. Arnold Carter 1940-12-20
Movie The Green Archer Spike Holland 1940-10-25
Movie Cherokee Strip Coy Barrett 1940-10-10
Movie Black Eyes Lord Douglas 1939-04-08
Movie Dodge City Yancey 1939-03-31
Movie Blackwell's Island Commissioner Thomas MacNair 1939-03-02
Movie Women in the Wind Doc 1939-04-15
Movie Wings of the Navy Lt. Parsons 1939-02-11
Movie I Stole a Million Patian aka Payton - 2 Hats' boss 1939-08-01
Movie Gone with the Wind Jonas Wilkerson - Field Overseer 1939-12-15
Movie Man of Conquest William B. Travis 1939-05-15
Movie Call a Messenger Ed Hogan 1939-11-03
Movie Each Dawn I Die W.J. Grayce 1939-08-19
Movie Susannah of the Mounties Wolf Pelt 1939-06-13
Movie The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Injun Joe 1938-02-11
Movie Glamorous Night Baron Lyadeff 1937-04-28
Movie Bulldog Drummond at Bay Gregoroff 1937-05-01
Movie First Lady Senator Gordon Keane 1937-12-04
Movie Yellow Dust Jerry Brewster 1936-03-12
Movie The King Steps Out Capt. Palfi 1936-05-27
Movie Meet Nero Wolfe Claude Roberts 1936-07-16
Movie Breakdowns of 1936 Himself 1936-12-30
Movie Rangle River Dick Drake 1936-12-19
Movie Streamline Express Jimmy Hart 1935-09-14
Movie Party Wire Matthew Putnam 1935-04-27
Movie A Midsummer Night's Dream Oberon 1935-10-09
Movie He Was Her Man Nick Gardella 1934-06-16
Movie Madame Du Barry Duc Armand d'Aiguillon 1934-10-13
Movie State Fair Hoop Toss Barker 1933-02-10
Movie Infernal Machine Alfred Doreen 1933-01-01
Movie Trick for Trick La Tour 1933-04-20
Movie The Devil's in Love Dr. Andre Morand/Paul Vernay 1933-07-21
Movie I Loved You Wednesday Randall Williams 1933-06-15
Movie My Woman John Bradley 1933-10-04
Movie Pride of the Legion Jerry Brewster 1932-10-17