Nicholas Joy

Highest Rated: 100% Desk Set (1957)
Lowest Rated: 38% The Great Gatsby (1949)
Birthday: Jan 31, 1884
Birthplace: Not Available
Coming to films late in life, towering supporting player Nicholas Joy had studied at London's Royal Academy prior to making his stage debut in 1910. French-born of British parentage, Joy quickly became a popular character actor on both sides of the Atlantic, having made an auspicious Broadway debut in Henry V in 1912. Onscreen from 1947, Joy usually played pompous characters and is perhaps best remembered as the archbishop in Joan of Arc (1948) and as the renowned defense lawyer-turned-murder victim in Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer (1949). Joy, who also played Lynn Bari's father in the short-lived 1952 television situation comedy Boss Lady, retired in the late '50s.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
88% Far From Heaven Blond Boy $16M 2003
100% Desk Set Azae 1957
No Score Yet Affair With a Stranger George Craig 1953
No Score Yet The Man with a Cloak Dr. Roland 1952
No Score Yet Here Comes the Groom Uncle Prentise 1951
No Score Yet Native Son Mr.Dalton 1951
No Score Yet Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff Amos Strickland 1949
38% The Great Gatsby The Guest 1949
No Score Yet The Sun Comes Up Victor Alvord 1949
90% Act of Violence Mr. Gavery 1948
100% Joan of Arc Archbishop of Thiems 1948
No Score Yet The Fuller Brush Man Commissioner Trist 1948
No Score Yet The Iron Curtain Dr. Norman 1948
86% The Naked City McCormick 1948
100% Daisy Kenyon Coverly 1947
78% Gentleman's Agreement Dr. Craigie 1947
No Score Yet Dishonored Lady Defense Attorney 1947
No Score Yet If Winter Comes Mr. Pettigrew 1947
No Score Yet The Secret Heart Dr. Rossiger 1946

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