Douglas Spencer

Douglas Spencer

Highest Rated: 100% The Big Clock (1948)

Lowest Rated: 17% Untamed Frontier (1952)

Birthday: Feb 10, 1910

Birthplace: Princeton, Illinois, USA

Douglas Spencer was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Spencer landed roles in various films, including the thriller "The Big Clock" (1948) with Ray Milland, "Follow Me Quietly" (1949) and the crime flick "Chicago Deadline" (1949) with Alan Ladd. He also appeared in the Montgomery Clift dramatic adaptation "A Place in the Sun" (1951), the spy thriller "The Redhead and the Cowboy" (1951) with Glenn Ford and the Kenneth Tobey horror feature "The Thing" (1951). He continued to act in productions like the dramatic biopic "Houdini" (1953) with Tony Curtis, "She's Back on Broadway" (1953) with Virginia Mayo and the drama "The Glass Wall" (1953) with Vittorio Gassman. He also appeared in "Shane" (1953). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "The Kentuckian" (1955), "Pardners" (1956) and the Anthony Quinn western "Man From Del Rio" (1956). He also appeared in the crime adaptation "Short Cut to Hell" (1957) with Robert Ivers and "The Three Faces of Eve" (1957). Spencer was most recently credited in "Journey: Women Off the Map" (WE tv, 2000-02). Spencer passed away in October 1960 at the age of 50.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 0% The Sins of Rachel Cade Doctor Bikel (Character) - 1961
79% 77% The Diary of Anne Frank Kraler (Character) - 1959
No Score Yet 54% Saddle the Wind Hemp Scribner (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cole Younger, Gunfighter Marshal Fred Woodruff (Character) - 1958
93% 77% The Three Faces of Eve Mr. Black (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet 53% Pardners Smith (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Man From Del Rio Sheriff Jack Tillman (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Smoke Signal Garode (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet 36% A Man Alone Henry Slocum (Character) - 1955
73% 44% This Island Earth The Monitor of Metaluna (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet 63% The Raid Rev. Lucas (Character) - 1954
57% 53% River of No Return Sam Benson (prospector) (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet 63% Trouble Along the Way Father Procurator (aka George) (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet 53% The Glass Wall Inspector Bailey (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet 33% She's Back on Broadway Lew Ludlow (Character) - 1953
97% 81% Shane Axel "Swede" Shipstead (Character) - 1953
88% 68% Monkey Business Dr. Brunner (Character) - 1952
17% No Score Yet Untamed Frontier Clayton Vance (Character) - 1952
No Score Yet 62% Come Fill the Cup Ike Bashaw (Character) - 1951
89% 73% The Thing Scotty (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Redhead and the Cowboy Perry (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet 63% My Friend Irma Interior Decorator (uncredited) (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet 73% Night Has a Thousand Eyes Dr. Ramsdell (Character) - 1948
100% 83% The Big Clock Bert Finch (Character) - 1948

TV

Credit
82% 94% The Twilight Zone 1st Martian (Character) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rebel Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tales of Wells Fargo Sheriff (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bonanza Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rifleman Unknown (Guest Star) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cheyenne Unknown (Guest Star) 1957

QUOTES FROM Douglas Spencer CHARACTERS

Ned "Scotty" Scott says: Holy cats!

Capt. Patrick Hendry says: [after a quick encounter with the Thing] Did you get your picture?

Ned "Scotty" Scott says: No, you were in the way and the door wasn't open long enough.

Capt. Patrick Hendry says: You want us to open it again?

Ned "Scotty" Scott says: NO!

Ned "Scotty" Scott says: [referring to McPherson's gun] You sure you know how to use that thing?

Lt. MacPherson (Erickson) says: I saw Gary Cooper in "Sergeant York." [pretending to lick his thumb and rub it on the gunsight, like Cooper in "Sergeant York"]

Lt. MacPherson (Erickson) says: I saw Gary Cooper in 'Sergeant York.' [pretending to lick his thumb and rub it on the gunsight, like Cooper in 'Sergeant York']

Ned "Scotty" Scott says: An intellectual carrot. The mind boggles.

Ned "Scotty" Scott says: Watch the skies, everywhere, keep looking! Keep watching the skies!