Roland Culver

Roland Culver

Highest Rated: 100% The Missionary (1982)

Lowest Rated: 0% The Uncanny (1978)

Birthday: Aug 21, 1900

Birthplace: Not Available

Royal Academy of Dramatic Art graduate and ex-Royal Air Force pilot Roland Culver quietly pursued a stage career from 1925 and a film career from 1930, reliably if unspectacularly playing a steady stream of leading roles. By the mid-'40s, Culver developed into a dry-witted, low-key character actor turning in memorable work in such films as On Approval (1943) and Dead of Night (1945). He moved to Hollywood in 1946, where for the next five years he essayed such "dependable" gentlemanly characterizations as Heavenly emissary Mr. Jordan in Down to Earth (1947). Back in England in the early '50s, he continued to play prominent parts in films like The Holly and the Ivy (1953). Working regularly in TV, he could be seen as Menenius in Spread of the Eagle, a 1962 BBC series based on the Roman plays of Shakespeare. Roland Culver persevered in small but impressive roles until his retirement in 1982.

Highest Rated Movies



100% The Missionary Lord Fermly 1982
No Score Yet The Hunchback of Notre Dame Bishop of Paris 1982
50% Britannia Hospital Actor 1982
No Score Yet Rough Cut Mr. Palmer 1980
No Score Yet The Greek Tycoon Robert Keith 1978
0% The Uncanny Wallace 1978
58% The MacKintosh Man The Judge 1973
62% The Legend of Hell House Rudolph Deutsch 1973
No Score Yet The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer Sir Eric Bentley 1970
No Score Yet In Search of Gregory Wardle 1970
No Score Yet Fragment of Fear Mr. Vellacott 1970
No Score Yet A Man Could Get Killed (Welcome, Mr. Beddoes) Dr. Mathieson 1966
88% Thunderball Foreign Secretary 1965
No Score Yet The Yellow Rolls-Royce Norwood 1965
No Score Yet Term of Trial Trowman 1962
86% Bonjour Tristesse Mr. Lombard 1958
No Score Yet The Truth About Women Charles Tavistock 1957
No Score Yet Safari Sir Vincent Brampton 1956
No Score Yet The Ship That Died of Shame Fordyce 1955
No Score Yet The Man Who Loved Redheads Oscar 1955
No Score Yet An Alligator Named Daisy Actor 1955
No Score Yet Betrayed Gen. Warsleigh 1954
No Score Yet Shoot First Randell 1953
No Score Yet Rough Shoot Actor 1953
No Score Yet The Magic Box 1st Company Promoter 1952
No Score Yet The Obsessed Inspector Martin 1952
No Score Yet The Holly and the Ivy Lord B 1952
No Score Yet Encore George Ramsey 1951
No Score Yet Trio Mr. Ashenden [Sanatorium] 1950
No Score Yet The Great Lover Grand Duke Maximillian 1949
70% The Emperor Waltz Baron Holenia 1948
No Score Yet Isn't It Romantic? Major Euclid Cameron 1948
No Score Yet Down to Earth Mr. Jordan 1947
No Score Yet Singapore Michael Van Leyden 1947
No Score Yet Wanted for Murder Inspector Conway 1946
No Score Yet To Each His Own Lord Desham 1946
No Score Yet Vacation from Marriage Richard 1945
97% Dead of Night Eliot Foley 1945
83% On Approval Richard Halton 1945
No Score Yet English Without Tears (Her Man Gilbey) Sir Cosmo Brandon 1944
No Score Yet Give Us The Moon Actor 1944
96% The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp Col. Betteridge 1943
No Score Yet Secret Mission Captain Red Gowan 1942
No Score Yet Spitfire (The First of the Few) Commander Bride 1942
No Score Yet Unpublished Story Stannard 1942
No Score Yet One of Our Aircraft Is Missing Naval Officer 1942
No Score Yet The Day Will Dawn Naval Attache 1942
No Score Yet Quiet Wedding Boofy Ponsonby 1941
No Score Yet This England Actor 1941
88% Night Train to Munich (Gestapo) Roberts 1940
No Score Yet French Without Tears Cmdr. Rogers 1939
No Score Yet Accused Henry Capelle 1936
No Score Yet There Goes the Bride Jacques 1933


No Score Yet The Pallisers
Duke of Omnium 1974
No Score Yet Tales of the Unexpected
Sir Alex Bullen Mr. Foster
No Score Yet The Avengers (1961)


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