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Melville Cooper

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia George Melville Cooper (15 October 1896 – 13 March 1973), best known as Melville Cooper, was a British stage, film and television actor. Among his roles are the cowardly Sheriff of Nottingham in The Adventures of Robin Hood, starring Errol Flynn, and Mr. Collins in Pride and Prejudice, with Greer Garson. His stage debut came in Stratford-Upon-Avon at the age of eighteen. In 1934, he moved to the United States, where he was usually cast as ineffectual snobs or crooks. As his film career wound down in the 1950s, he turned to television and back to the stage. He was an early panelist on the American game show I've Got A Secret. Cooper died in 1973 and was interred at Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery. Description above from the Wikipedia article Melville Cooper, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Oct 15, 1896 In Birmingham, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie All Riot on the Western Front 1930-02-01
Latest Project:
Movie From the Earth to the Moon 1958-11-26
Known For
Poster of I'm from Missouri
Poster of Garden of the Moon
Poster of All Riot on the Western Front
Movie From the Earth to the Moon Bancroft 1958-11-26
Movie The Story of Mankind Major Domo 1957-11-08
Movie Diane Physician 1956-01-12
Movie Around the World in Eighty Days Mr. Talley 1956-10-17
Movie Moonfleet Felix Ratsey 1955-06-24
Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1955-10-02
Movie It Should Happen to You Guest Panelist 1954-01-15
Movie Father of the Bride Mr. Tringle 1950-05-18
Series Robert Montgomery Presents Unknown 1950-01-30
Movie Let's Dance Charles Wagstaffe 1950-11-29
Movie The Underworld Story Maj. Redford 1950-07-26
Movie The Petty Girl Beardsley (Petty's butler, aka Uncle Ben) 1950-08-17
Series Lux Video Theatre Unknown 1950-10-02
Movie The Red Danube Private David Moonlight 1949-10-14
Movie Love Happy Lefty Throckmorton 1949-10-12
Movie And Baby Makes Three Gibson 1949-12-02
Series Studio One Unknown 1948-11-07
Movie Enchantment Jeweler 1948-12-25
Movie 13 Rue Madeleine Pappy Simpson 1947-01-15
Movie The Imperfect Lady Lord Montglyn 1946-11-29
Movie Heartbeat Roland Latour 1946-05-01
Movie Hit Parade of 1943 Bradley Cole 1943-03-26
Movie Immortal Sergeant Pilcher 1943-04-29
Movie Holy Matrimony Dr. Caswell 1943-08-24
Movie My Kingdom for a Cook Angus Sheffield 1943-10-27
Movie This Above All Wilbur 1942-05-12
Movie The Affairs of Martha Dr. Clarence Sommerfield 1942-06-21
Movie Random Harvest George 1942-12-17
Movie Life Begins at Eight-Thirty Barty 1942-12-09
Movie Scotland Yard Dr. Crownfield 1941-04-03
Movie The Lady Eve Gerald 1941-02-25
Movie The Flame of New Orleans Brother-in-Law 1941-07-07
Movie You Belong to Me Moody 1941-10-22
Movie Too Many Husbands Peter 1940-04-03
Movie Escape to Glory Ship's Mate Penney 1940-05-20
Movie Rebecca Coroner 1940-03-23
Movie Pride and Prejudice Mr. Collins 1940-07-26
Movie Murder Over New York Herbert 'Snuffy' Fenton 1940-12-13
Movie I'm from Missouri Hearne 1939-04-06
Movie Blind Alley George Curtis 1939-05-11
Movie The Sun Never Sets Cosey 1939-05-31
Movie Garden of the Moon Maurice 1938-09-23
Movie Women Are Like That Mainwaring 1938-04-23
Movie The Adventures of Robin Hood High Sheriff of Nottingham 1938-05-13
Movie Gold Diggers in Paris Pierre aka Fernand LeBrec 1938-06-11
Movie Hard to Get John Case 1938-11-05
Movie The Dawn Patrol Sergeant Watkins 1938-12-24
Movie Dramatic School Boulin 1938-12-09
Movie Comet Over Broadway Emerson 1938-12-03
Movie Thin Ice Krantz 1937-09-03
Movie The Last of Mrs. Cheyney William 1937-02-19
Movie Tovarich Charles Dupont 1937-12-25
Movie The Great Garrick M. W. Picard 1937-10-30
Movie The Gorgeous Hussy Cuthbert 1936-08-28
Movie The Bishop Misbehaves Collins 1935-09-13
Movie The Private Life of Don Juan Leporello 1934-01-01
Movie The Scarlet Pimpernel Romney 1934-12-20
Movie Two White Arms Mack 1932-03-01
Movie The Calendar Mr. Wayne 1931-10-31
Movie Black Coffee Insp. Japp 1931-12-11
Movie All Riot on the Western Front 1930-02-01
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