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Alexander Scourby

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Alexander Scourby (/ˈskɔːrbi/; November 13, 1913 – February 22, 1985) was an American film, television, and voice actor known for his deep and resonant voice. He is best known for his film role as the ruthless mob boss Mike Lagana in Fritz Lang's The Big Heat (1953), and is also particularly well-remembered in the English-speaking world for his landmark recordings of the entire King James Version audio Bible, which have been released in numerous editions. He later recorded the entire Revised Standard Version of the Bible. Scourby recorded 422 audiobooks for the blind which he considered his most important work. He has a reputation in the audiobook industry as being one of the greatest narrators: "He is heralded as having the greatest voice ever recorded."

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Nov 13, 1913 In Brooklyn, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Because of You 1952-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie The Stuff 1985-06-14
Known For
Movie The Stuff Evans 1985-06-14
Movie Among the Wild Chimpanzees 1984-01-30
Movie Uncommon Women and Others Narrator (voice) 1979-06-20
Movie Jesus Luke 1979-10-19
Movie Montserrat 1971-03-02
Movie The Executioner Prof. Parker 1970-09-06
Movie 1999 A.D. 1967-01-01
Movie The Gendarme in New York Alex Scourby 1965-10-28
Movie The Devil at 4 O'Clock The Governor 1961-10-18
Movie Man on a String Colonel Vadja Kubelov 1960-05-20
Movie Seven Thieves Raymond Le May 1960-03-11
Movie The Velvet Alley Harvey Diedrich 1959-01-22
Movie The Big Fisherman David Ben-Zadok 1959-08-04
Movie The Shaggy Dog Dr. Mikhail Andrassy 1959-03-19
Movie Me and the Colonel Major Von Bergen 1958-10-01
Movie Ransom! Dr. Paul Y. Gorman 1956-01-24
Movie Sign of the Pagan Chrysaphius 1954-11-24
Series The Secret Storm 1954-02-01
Movie The Silver Chalice Luke 1954-12-20
Movie The Redhead from Wyoming Reece Duncan 1953-01-08
Movie The Glory Brigade Lt. Niklas 1953-05-20
Movie The Big Heat Mike Lagana 1953-10-14
Movie Because of You Dr. Breen 1952-01-01
Movie Affair in Trinidad Max Fabian 1952-07-29
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