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Gavin Muir

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Though he frequently adopted a British accent, actor Gavin Muir was a Chicago boy. After stage work, Muir went to Hollywood for Mary of Scotland (1936), then spent the next quarter century menacing various stars as sly, slow-speaking villains. His indeterminate nationality made him useful in war films like The Master Race (1945), while his tendency to look as though he was hiding some awful secret enabled him to shine in such melodramas as Nightmare (1942). A more benign but still not altogether above-board Muir appeared in the role of a scientist coerced into inflicting invisibility upon Arthur Franz in Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951). As late as 1959, Muir was throwing roadblocks in the way of sweetness 'n' light as a snooty butler on TV's The Betty Hutton Show. Gavin Muir's last film before slipping into retirement was Night Tide (1963), an appropriately glum ghost story.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet Night Tide
  • Capt. Samuel Murdock
1963
No Score Yet Island of Lost Women
  • McBain
1959
No Score Yet The Sea Chase
  • Officer-of-the-Watch
1955
No Score Yet Escape to Burma
  • Astrologer
1955
No Score Yet King of the Khyber Rifles
  • Maj. Lee
1953
No Score Yet Thunder on the Hill
  • Melling
1951
80% Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man
  • Dr. Philip Gray
1951
No Score Yet Rogues Of Sherwood Forest
  • Baron Alfred
1950
No Score Yet Chicago Deadline
  • G.G. Temple
1949
No Score Yet The Prince Of Thieves
  • Baron Tristram
1948
No Score Yet Unconquered
  • Lt. Fergus McKenzie
1947
No Score Yet Ivy
  • Sergeant
1947
No Score Yet Calcutta
  • Inspector Kendricks
1947
No Score Yet California
  • Booth Pennock
1946
No Score Yet O.S.S.
  • Col. Crawson
1946
No Score Yet Salome, Where She Danced
  • Henderson
1945
No Score Yet Tonight and Every Night
  • Group Captain
1945
No Score Yet Sherlock Holmes in the House of Fear
  • Chalmers
1945
No Score Yet The Master Race
  • William Forsythe
1944
No Score Yet The Merry Monahans
  • Weldon Laydon
1944
No Score Yet The White Cliffs of Dover
  • Capt. Griffiths
1944
No Score Yet Sherlock Holmes Faces Death
  • Phillip Musgrave
1943
No Score Yet Passport to Suez
  • Karl
1943
No Score Yet Sherlock Holmes in Washington
  • Bart Lang
1943
No Score Yet Hitler's Children
  • Nazi Major
1943
No Score Yet Captains of the Clouds
  • Orderly
1942
No Score Yet Dangerously They Live
  • Capt. Strong
1941
No Score Yet A Yank in the RAF
  • Wing Commander
1941
No Score Yet Tarzan Finds a Son!
  • Pilot
1939
No Score Yet Wee Willie Winkie
  • Captain Bibberbeigh
1937
No Score Yet Mary of Scotland
  • Earl of Leicester
1936
No Score Yet Charlie Chan at the Race Track
  • Bagley
1936
No Score Yet Lloyds of London
  • Sir Gavin Gore
1936

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