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Russell Napier

Highest Rated: 100% Damn the Defiant! (1962)

Lowest Rated: 100% Damn the Defiant! (1962)

Birthday: Nov 28, 1910

Birthplace: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Russell Napier rose to fame as an actor, gracing the silver screen many times over the course of his Hollywood career. Napier began his acting career by debuting in films like "The Last Man to Hang" (1956) with Tom Conway, "Robbery Under Arms" (1957) with Peter Finch and Ronald Lewis and "The Shiralee" (1957) with Peter Finch and Elizabeth Sellars. He worked in television in his early acting career as well, including a part on "Scotland Yard" (ABC, 1957-58). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the fifties and the sixties, appearing in "A Night to Remember" (1958) with Kenneth More, the Diana Dors crime adaptation "Tread Softly Stranger" (1958) and the adventure "Son of Robin Hood" (1959) with June Laverick. He also appeared in the drama "The Angry Silence" (1960) with Richard Attenborough and "Francis of Assisi" (1961). Nearing the end of his career, he tackled roles in the Maria Schell crime feature "The Mark" (1961), "H.M.S. Defiant" (1962) with Alec Guinness and the Robert Mitchum dramatic adaptation "The Man in the Middle" (1964). He also appeared in "It!" (1967) with Roddy McDowall. Napier last acted in the Hayley Mills thriller "Twisted Nerve" (1969). Napier passed away in August 1974 at the age of 64.

Highest rated movies

Filmography

Movies

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No Score Yet 24% The Blood Beast Terror Landlord (Character) - 1968
No Score Yet No Score Yet It! Boss (Character) - 1967
100% 62% Damn the Defiant! Flag Captain (Character) - 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Francis of Assisi Brother Elias (Character) - 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Witness Inspector Rosewarne (Character) - 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Tread Softly Stranger Potter (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Man in the Road Scotland Yard Supt. Davidson (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Narrowing Circle Sir Henry Dimmock (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet Case of the Red Monkey Supt. John Harrington (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Time to Kill Inspector Simmons (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Stranger Came Home Insp. Treherne (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet Black Orchid Inspector Markham (Character) - 1953

TV

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No Score Yet No Score Yet The New Adventures of Charlie Chan Unknown (Guest Star)

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