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Roland Culver

Highest Rated:   97% Dead of Night (1945)
Lowest Rated:   0% The Uncanny (1978)
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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

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet The Missionary
  • Lord Fermly
1982
No Score Yet The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Bishop of Paris
1982
60% 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
50% The MacKintosh Man
  • The Judge
1973
56% 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
86% 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
63% The Emperor Waltz
  • Baron Holenia
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
No Score Yet On Approval
  • Richard Halton
1945
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 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 This England
  • Actor
1941
No Score Yet Quiet Wedding
  • Boofy Ponsonby
1941
93% Night Train to Munich (Gestapo)
  • Roberts
1940
No Score Yet Accused
  • Henry Capelle
1936
No Score Yet There Goes the Bride
  • Jacques
1933

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