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E.G. Marshall

Highest Rated:   100% Compulsion (1959)
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Actor E. G. Marshall started out on radio in his native Minnesota, then headed for New York and Broadway. After several years' solid stage service, Marshall began accepting small roles in such films as 13 Rue Madeline (1945) and Call Northside 777 (1947). A mainstay of television's so-called Golden Age, Marshall excelled in incisive, authoritative roles. Long before winning two Emmy awards for his portrayal of lawyer Lawrence Preston on TV's The Defenders (1961-65), Marshall was associated with fictional jurisprudence as the military prosecutor in The Caine Mutiny (1954) and as Juror #4 in Twelve Angry Men (1957). In contrast to his businesslike demeanor, Marshall is one of Hollywood's most notorious pranksters; he was never more impish than when he ad-libbed profanities and nonsequiturs while his lips were hidden by a surgical mask in the 1969-73 TV series The Bold Ones. The best of E.G. Marshall's work of the 1970s and 1980s includes the role of the straying husband in Woody Allen's Interiors (1977), the U.S. President in Superman II (1978) and General Eisenhower in the 1985 TV miniseries War and Remembrance. Continuing to flourish into the 1990s, Marshall was seen in the 1993 TV adaptation of Stephen King's The Tommyknockers, and was cast as Arthur Thurmond on the 1994 medical series Chicago Hope. Radio fans will remember E.G. Marshall as the unctuous host ("Pleasant dreeeaaammms") of the 1970s anthology The CBS Radio Mystery Theatre.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet Kifaru... The Black Rhino
  • Actor
2011
No Score Yet The Defenders Choice Of Evils
  • Preston
1998
No Score Yet Miss Evers' Boys
  • Chairman
1997
45% Absolute Power
  • Walter Sullivan
1997
No Score Yet The Defenders: Payback
  • Lawrence Preston
1997
75% Nixon
  • John N. Mitchell
1995
No Score Yet Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All
  • Prof. Taw
1994
8% The Tommyknockers
  • Ev
1993
No Score Yet Russian Roulette
  • Actor
1993
27% Consenting Adults
  • George Gordon
1992
No Score Yet Lincoln: Now He Belongs to the Ages, 1865
  • Gideon Welles
1992
No Score Yet Lincoln: I Want to Finish This Job, 1864
  • Gideon Welles
1992
No Score Yet Lincoln: The Pivotal Year, 1863
  • Gideon Welles
1992
No Score Yet Lincoln: The Making of a President, 1860-1862
  • Gideon Welles
1992
No Score Yet Ironclads
  • Actor
1990
55% Two Evil Eyes
  • Steven Pike
1990
64% National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
  • Art
1989
No Score Yet The Gallant Breed
  • Actor
1988
No Score Yet World of National Geographic
  • Actor
1988
No Score Yet National Geographic - Beyond 2000: The Explorers
  • Actor
1988
55% Power
  • Sen. Sam Hastings
1986
No Score Yet My Chauffeur
  • Witherspoon
1986
No Score Yet Thank You, Mr. President
  • Actor
1984
No Score Yet Kennedy: The Presidential Years
  • Actor
1983
No Score Yet Saigon: Year of the Cat
  • The Ambassador
1983
69% Creepshow
  • Upson Pratt
1982
No Score Yet Eleanor, First Lady of the World
  • John Foster Dulles
1982
89% Superman II
  • The President
1981
No Score Yet Superliners: Twilight of an Era
  • Actor
1980
No Score Yet Disaster on the Coastliner
  • Roy Snyder
1979
No Score Yet The Lazarus Syndrome
  • Actor
1979
No Score Yet Vampire
  • Actor
1979
77% Interiors
  • Arthur
1978
No Score Yet The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover
  • Actor
1978
0% Billy Jack Goes to Washington
  • Sen. Joseph Paine
1977
No Score Yet Independence
  • Narrator
1976
No Score Yet The Abduction of Saint Anne
  • Bishop Francis Paul Logan
1975
No Score Yet Pursuit
  • James Wright
1972
No Score Yet The Pursuit of Happiness
  • Daniel Lawrence
1971
57% Tora! Tora! Tora!
  • Lt. Col. Rufus S. Bratton
1970
No Score Yet The Littlest Angel
  • God
1969
No Score Yet The Bridge at Remagen
  • Brig. Gen. Shinner
1969
No Score Yet The Poppy Is Also a Flower
  • Coley Jones
1966
80% The Chase
  • Val Rogers
1966
80% Is Paris Burning? (Paris brûle-t-il?)
  • Intelligence Officer Powell
1966
60% Town Without Pity
  • Col. Jerome Pakenham
1961
No Score Yet Cash McCall
  • Winston Conway
1960
No Score Yet The Journey
  • Harold Rhinelander
1959
100% Compulsion
  • District Attorney Harold Horn
1959
No Score Yet The Buccaneer
  • Gov. Claiborne
1958
No Score Yet Man on Fire
  • Sam Dunstock
1957
100% 12 Angry Men (Twelve Angry Men)
  • Juror No. 4
1957
No Score Yet The Bachelor Party
  • Walter
1957
No Score Yet The Mountain
  • Solange
1956
No Score Yet The Left Hand of God
  • Dr. Sigman
1955
No Score Yet The Bamboo Prison
  • Father Francis Dolan
1954
80% Broken Lance
  • The Governor
1954
13% The Silver Chalice
  • Ignatius
1954
80% Pushover
  • Lt. Carl Eckstrom
1954
92% The Caine Mutiny
  • Lt. Cmdr. Challee
1954
No Score Yet Diplomatic Courier
  • M.P. at Trieste
1952
73% Call Northside 777
  • Rayska
1948
83% 13 Rue Madeleine
  • Emile
1947
60% The House on 92nd Street
  • Attendant at Morgue
1945
No Score Yet Dixiana
  • Carl Van Horn
1930

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