Roland Young Movies List

Roland Young
Roland Young
11-11-1887
London, England, UK
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Sherlock Holmes

Actor Roland Young Filmography

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Aquel hombre de Tánger
Artist: Sara Montiel , Nancy Coleman , Roland Young , Nils Asther
Director: Luis María Delgado , Robert Elwyn
Release date: 08-05-1953
The Great Lover
The Great Lover ( English )
Artist: Bob Hope , Rhonda Fleming , Roland Young , Roland Culver
Director: Alexander Hall
Music Director: Joseph J. Lilley
Release date: 23-11-1949
You Gotta Stay Happy
You Gotta Stay Happy ( English )
Director: H. C. Potter
Release date: 28-10-1948
Bond Street
Bond Street ( English )
Artist: Jean Kent , Roland Young , Kathleen Harrison , Derek Farr , Hazel Court
Director: Gordon Parry
Music Director: Benjamin Frankel
Release date: 12-05-1948
And Then There Were None
Director: René Clair , Sam Nelson
Music Director: Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco , Charles Previn , Corson Jowett , Arthur Johns
Release date: 31-10-1945
Tales of Manhattan
Tales of Manhattan ( English )
Director: Julien Duvivier
Music Director: Sol Kaplan
Release date: 05-08-1942
They All Kissed the Bride
Director: Alexander Hall
Release date: 11-06-1942
The Lady Has Plans
The Lady Has Plans ( English )
Director: Sidney Lanfield
Music Director: Leigh Harline , Leo Shuken
Release date: 20-01-1942
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Roland Young Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Roland Young (11 November 1887 – 5 June 1953) was an English actor. Young made his first stage appearance in London's West End in Find the Woman in 1908, and in 1912 he made his Broadway debut in Hindle Wakes. He appeared in two comedies written for him by Clare Kummer, Good Gracious Annabelle! (1916) and A Successful Calamity (1917) before he served with the United States Army during World War I. He returned to New York when the war ended, and married Kummer's daughter, Frances. For the next few years he alternated between New York and London. He made his film debut in the 1922 silent film Sherlock Holmes, in which he played Watson opposite John Barrymore as Holmes. He signed a contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and made his talkie debut in The Unholy Night (1929), directed by Lionel Barrymore. He was loaned to Warner Bros. to appear in Her Private Life, with Billie Dove and Fox Film Corporation, winning critical approval for his comedic performance as Jeanette MacDonald's husband in Don't Bet on a Woman. He was again paired with MacDonald in the film version of Good Gracious Annabelle!, titled Annabelle's Affairs. He appeared in Cecil B. de Mille's The Squaw Man, and played opposite Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne in The Guardsman (both 1931). He appeared with Evelyn Brent in Columbia's The Pagan Lady (1932) and Pola Negri in RKO's A Woman Commands (1932). His final film under his MGM contract was Lovers Courageous (1932), opposite Robert Montgomery. In 1933 he had a starring role in the risqué comedy for Fox Film called Pleasure Cruise along side Genevieve Tobin. Young began to work as a freelance performer and found himself in constant demand. He appeared with Jeanette MacDonald, Genevieve Tobin and Maurice Chevalier in One Hour With You (1932) and with Kay Francis in Street of Women (1932). Alexander Korda invited him to return to Britain to make his British film debut in Wedding Rehearsal (1932). He returned to Hollywood and appeared in a diverse group of films that included comedies, murder mysteries, and dramas, and also worked on Broadway. Among his films of this period were Ruggles of Red Gap (1935), David Copperfield (1935) (playing Uriah Heep), and the H.G. Wells fantasy The Man Who Could Work Miracles (1936). In 1937, he achieved one of the most important successes of his career in Topper, as a bank president haunted by the ghosts of his clients, played by Cary Grant and Constance Bennett. It was one of the most successful films of the year, and Young was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Topper's wife was played by Billie Burke, who wrote in her memoir that Young "was dry and always fun to work with". They also appeared together in The Young in Heart (1938), and both of the Topper sequels, Topper Takes a Trip (1938) and Topper Returns (1941). He continued working steadily through the 1940s, playing small roles opposite some of Hollywood's leading actresses, such as Joan Crawford, Marlene Dietrich, Paulette Goddard and Greta Garbo in her final film, Two-Faced Woman (1941). In the 1950s, Young appeared on several episodic television series, including Lux Video Theatre, Studio One, Pulitzer Prize Playhouse and The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre.

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