Leo G. Carroll
Leo G. Carroll (October 25, 1892- October 16, 1972), was a British character actor in many films from the 1930s to the 1960s. He also appeared in the 1950s television series Topper and the 1960s series The Man from U.N.C.L.E and its spin-off, The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. Among the many films he appeared in were six Alfred Hitchcock films, including North By Northwest, Strangers on a Train and Spellbound.
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Among the many films he appeared in were six Alfred Hitchcock films, including North By Northwest, Strangers on a Train and Spellbound. See also:Other Canadian pioneers in early Hollywood. He also appeared in the 1950s television series Topper and the 1960s series The Man from U.N.C.L.E and its spin-off, The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. His body was returned to the west coast to be interred in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California. Carroll (October 25, 1892- October 16, 1972), was a British character actor in many films from the 1930s to the 1960s. Berton Churchill died in New York City. Leo G. In 1925, Berton Churchill helped found the Masquers club that led to him and five other actors creating the Screen Actors Guild in 1933.
One of Churchill's better known roles was with John Wayne in John Ford's highly acclaimed 1939 film, "Stagecoach.". Robinson, and Will Rogers. As well, he performed with many of the most famous stars of the day such as Bette Davis, Jeanette MacDonald, Tyrone Power, Edward G. Much in demand, in more than 125 films Churchill worked for some of the great directors such as Otto Preminger, John Ford, and Frank Capra.
There, his powerful stage voice and commanding presence landed him numerous supporting roles, usually as the stern or pompous character with such roles as a banker, a State Governor, or a land baron. With the advent of filmmaking in New York Berton Churchill appeared in several motion pictures, and in the 1920s, following the use of sound in film, he moved to Hollywood, California. In 1919 he was in charge of the New York headquarters during the Equity strike in which fellow Canadian and friend, actress Marie Dressler assumed a major part with him that led to her being blacklisted by the producers. There, he was one of the earliest members of Actors Equity and sat on the Council.
As a young man interested in the theater, he headed to New York City where he began an acting career that soon put him on the Broadway stage. Born in Toronto, Ontario. Berton Churchill (December 9, 1876 - October 10, 1940) was a Canadian actor.