Walter Hampden Movies List

Walter Hampden
Walter Hampden
Brooklyn, New York, USA

Actor Walter Hampden Filmography

Showing 1 to 10 of 12 movies
Showing 1 to 10 of 12 movies
Strange Lady In Town
Strange Lady In Town ( English )
Artist: Greer Garson , Dana Andrews , Cameron Mitchell , Lois Smith , Adele Jergens
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
Release date: 12-04-1955
The Silver Chalice
The Silver Chalice ( English )
Artist: Virginia Mayo , Pier Angeli , Jack Palance , Paul Newman , Walter Hampden
Director: Victor Saville , Meta Rebner
Music Director: Franz Waxman
Release date: 20-12-1954
Sabrina ( English )
Artist: Humphrey Bogart , Audrey Hepburn , William Holden , Walter Hampden , Martha Hyer
Director: Billy Wilder
Music Director: Friedrich Hollaender , Van Cleave
Release date: 09-09-1954
Treasure of the Golden Condor
Director: Delmer Daves
Music Director: Sol Kaplan , Sol Kaplan
Release date: 04-02-1953
5 Fingers
5 Fingers ( English )
Artist: James Mason , Michael Rennie , Walter Hampden , Oskar Karlweis , Herbert Berghof
Music Director: Bernard Herrmann
Release date: 22-02-1952
All About Eve
All About Eve ( English )
Music Director: Alfred Newman , W.D. Flick , Urban Thielmann , Edward B. Powell , W.D. Flick
Release date: 13-10-1950
The Adventures of Mark Twain
Director: Irving Rapper
Music Director: Max Steiner
Release date: 22-07-1944
Reap the Wild Wind
Reap the Wild Wind ( English )
Director: Cecil B. DeMille
Music Director: Victor Young
Release date: 18-03-1942
They Died with Their Boots On
Director: Raoul Walsh
Music Director: Max Steiner
Release date: 01-11-1941
All This, and Heaven Too
Director: Anatole Litvak
Release date: 13-07-1940
Showing 1 to 10 of 12 movies
Showing 1 to 10 of 12 movies

Walter Hampden Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Walter Hampden is the artist name of Walter Hampden Dougherty (June 30, 1879 in Brooklyn – June 11, 1955 in Los Angeles) was a U.S. actor and theatre manager. He was the younger brother of the American painter Paul Dougherty (1877-1947). He went to England for apprenticeship for six years. Later, he played Hamlet, Henry V and Cyrano de Bergerac on Broadway. In 1925, he became manager of the Colonial Theatre on Broadway. He became noted for his Shakespearean roles as well as for Cyrano, which he played in several productions between 1923 and 1936. Hampden's last stage role was as Danforth in the original Broadway production of Arthur Miller's The Crucible. Hampden appeared in a few silent films, but did not really begin his film career in earnest until 1939, when he played the good Archbishop of Paris[1] (Frollo's brother) in The Hunchback of Notre Dame, starring Charles Laughton as Quasimodo. This was Hampden's first sound film ; he was sixty at the time he made it. Several other roles followed—Jarvis Langdon in the 1944 film The Adventures of Mark Twain among them, but all were supporting character roles, not the lead roles that Hampden played onstage. He had a small, but notable role as the long-winded dinner speaker in the first scene of All About Eve (1950), and played the father of Humphrey Bogart and William Holden in Billy Wilder's 1954 comedy Sabrina. These last two films are arguably the ones that Hampden is most well known to modern audiences for. He also played long-bearded patriarchs in biblical epics like The Silver Chalice (1954) and The Prodigal (1955). (In The Silver Chalice, he was Joseph of Arimathea.) Hampden reprised his legendary portrayal of Hercule Savinien Cyrano de Bergerac in the first episode of the radio program Great Scenes from Great Plays, which Hampden hosted from 1948-1949. In addition to his radio roles (The Adventures of Leonidas Witherall), Hampden also appeared in several dramas during the early days of television. He made his TV debut in 1949, playing Macbeth for the last time at the age of 69. His last role was the non-singing one of King Louis XI of France, considered by some to be one of his best performances, in the otherwise unremarkable 1956 Technicolor remake of Rudolf Friml's 1925 operetta The Vagabond King. It was released posthumously, more than a year after Hampden's death. For 27 years, Walter Hampden was president of the Players' Club. The club's library is named for him. Description above from the Wikipedia article Walter Hampden, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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