Noel Purcell

Noel Purcell

Highest Rated: 100% The Crimson Pirate (1952)

Lowest Rated: 20% The Millionairess (1960)

Birthday: Dec 23, 1900

Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

Noel Purcell was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In his early acting career, Purcell appeared in such films as the Stewart Granger historical drama "Captain Boycott" (1947), "Saints and Sinners" (1949) and the romance "The Blue Lagoon" (1949) with Jean Simmons. He also appeared in the adventure "The Crimson Pirate" (1952) with Burt Lancaster and "Grand National Night" (1953). His film career continued throughout the fifties in productions like "Svengali" (1955) with Donald Wolfit, the Gregory Peck dramatic adventure "Moby Dick" (1956) and "Lust For Life" (1956). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the dramatic period piece "Mutiny on the Bounty" (1962) with Marlon Brando, "The List of Adrian Messenger" (1963) with George C Scott and the Laurence Harvey crime drama "The Running Man" (1963). He also appeared in the Laurence Harvey dramatic adaptation "The Ceremony" (1963) and the Peter O'Toole dramatic adaptation "Lord Jim" (1965). Purcell last acted on "The Irish R.M. Part II" (PBS, 1985-86). Purcell was married to Eileen Marmion. Purcell passed away in March 1985 at the age of 85.

Highest rated movies

The Crimson Pirate
Lust for Life
Moby Dick
The List of Adrian Messenger
Arrivederci, Baby!
The Millionairess

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Where's Jack? Leatherchest (Character) - 1969
60% 33% Arrivederci, Baby! Capt. O'Flannery (Character) - 1966
No Score Yet 62% The Running Man Miles Bleeker (Character) - 1963
67% 68% The List of Adrian Messenger Countryman (uncredited) (Character) - 1963
No Score Yet 57% Nurse on Wheels Abel Worthy (Character) - 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Swingin' Maiden Paul Fisher (Character) - 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Iron Maiden Admiral Sir Digby Trevelyan (Character) - 1962
No Score Yet 14% Double Bunk O'Malley (Character) - 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Johnny Nobody Brother Timothy (Character) - 1961
20% 39% The Millionairess Prof. Merton (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet 67% Watch Your Stern Adm. Sir Humphrey Pettigrew (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet 55% Merry Andrew Matthew Larabee (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet 58% The Key Hotel Porter (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mad Little Island Father James (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet 58% The Rising of the Moon Dan O'Flaherty (Character) - 1957
92% 81% Lust for Life Anton Mauve (Character) - 1956
86% 73% Moby Dick Ship's Carpenter (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jacqueline Mr. Owen (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Svengali Patrick O'Ferrall (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet 33% Doctor at Sea Corbie (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet 88% Mad About Men Percy (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet 25% Land of Fury Paddy Clarke (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet Decameron Nights Father Francisco (Character) - 1953
100% 84% The Crimson Pirate Pablo Murphy (Character) - 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet Father's Doing Fine Shaughnessy (Character) - 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet Island Rescue Trawler Langley (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet No Resting Place Garda Mannigan (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet Saints and Sinners Flaherty (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet 57% The Blue Lagoon Paddy Button (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet No Score Yet Captain Boycott Daniel McGinty (Character) - 1947

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Irish R.M. Unknown (Guest Star) 1984
No Score Yet No Score Yet I Spy Unknown (Guest Star) 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Saint Mike Kelly (Guest Star) 1964 1966
No Score Yet 100% The Avengers Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Buccaneers Unknown (Guest Star) 1956