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Cecil Parker ACTOR

Cecil Parker was born on September 3rd, 1897 in Hastings, England with the birth name Cecil Schwabe.  After a brief stint in the military where he served during World War I he began to pursue a career as an actor.
He began with performing as a stage performer in 1922 and after gaining some more experience in England and Ireland, he began to break into the film industry appearing on such films as, Alfred Hitchcock's "The Lady Vanishes" (1938) starring Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas, Dame May Whitty, Linden Travers, Naunton Wayne, Basil Radford, Mary Clare, Googie Withers, Catherine Lacey and Sally Stewart, "The Citadel" (1938) starring Robert Donat, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Richardson, Rex Harrison, Emlyn Williams, Penelope Dudley Ward and Mary Clare, "The Stars Look Down" (1940) starring Michael Redgrave, Emlyn Williams, Margaret Lockwood and Nancy Price, "Captain Boycott" (1947) co-starring Stewart Granger, Kathleen Ryan and Alastair Sim, "The Weaker Sex" (1948) with Ursula Jeans, "The Amazing Mr. Beecham" (1949) with A.E. Williams and David Tomlinson, another Alfred Hitchcock classic, "Under Capricorn" (1949) starring Alongside Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Michael Wilding and Margaret Leighton and "The Man in the White Suit" (1951) co-starring Alec Guinness and Joan Greenwood and "The Court Jester" (1956) musical-comedy film starring Danny Kaye, Glynis Johns, Basil Rathbone, Angela Lansbury, Alan Napier, Robert Middleton, John Carradine and Mildred Natwick.
As his career progressed other film roles included, "The Detective" (1954) starring Walter Connolly, Paul Lukas, Peter Finch, Alec Guinness, Bernard Lee and Gertrude Michael, "The Ladykillers" (1955) co-starring Alec Guinness, Herbert Lom, Peter Sellers, Danny Green, Jack Warner and Katie Johnson, "The Pure Hell of St. Trinian's" (1960) starring with Joyce Grenfell, George Cole, Eric Barker and Thorley Walters and "Carry on Jack" (1963) also starring Kenneth Williams, Bernard Cribbins, Charles Hawtrey, Donald Houston and Juliet Mills.  
He also appeared occasionally on television on such series as, "Alfred Hitchcock Presents", "Make Room for Daddy", "The Saints", "The Avengers" and "Sherlock Holmes".
Cecil Parker married only once in 1927 to Muriel Ann Randall Brown and they had one child together and stayed married until he passed away on April 20th, 1971 in East Sussex in England.


1969         Oh! What a Lovely War
1968         Sherlock Holmes 
1967         The Avengers 
1967         The Magnificent Two
1967         The Saint
1967         I Spy 
1966         Psycho-Circus
1966         A Man Could Get Killed
1965         Lady L
1965         A Study in Terror
1965         The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders
1964         Guns at Batasi
1964         The Comedy Man
1964         Zero One 
1963         Carry on Jack
1963         The Swinging Maiden
1963         Heavens Above!
1962         The Amorous Mr. Prawn
1962         Make Room for Daddy 
1962         The Brain
1961         Petticoat Pirates
1961         Alfred Hitchcock Presents 
1961         Operation Snafu
1961         Make Mine a Double
1961         The Aquanauts 
1960         The Pure Hell of St. Trinian's
1960         Citizen James
1960         Swiss Family Robinson
1960         A French Mistress
1960         Follow That Horse!
1960         Under Ten Flags
1959         The Wreck of the Mary Deare
1959         The DuPont Show of the Month
1959         The Navy Lark
1959         Rendezvous
1958         Hell, Heaven or Hoboken
1958         Indiscreet
1958         Happy Is the Bride
1958         A Tale of Two Cities
1957         Paradise Lagoon
1957         True as a Turtle
1956         It's Great to Be Young!
1956         23 Paces to Baker Street
1955         The Court Jester
1955         The Ladykillers
1955         Marriage a la Mode
1954         Uncle Willie's Bicycle Shop
1954         Cocktails in the Kitchen
1954         The Detective
1950-1953     Studio One in Hollywood
1952         I Believe in You
1952         His Excellency
1951         The Magic Box
1951         The Man in the White Suit
1950         Robert Montgomery Presents 
1950         Tony Draws a Horse
1949         The Amazing Mr. Beecham
1949         Under Capricorn
1949         Dear Mr. Prohack
1948         Quartet
1948         The Weaker Sex
1948         Affairs of a Rogue
1947         The Woman in the Hall
1947         Captain Boycott
1947         Hungry Hill
1946         The Magic Bow
1945         Caesar and Cleopatra
1941         Ships with Wings
1941         Suicide Squadron
1941         The Saint's Vacation
1940         Two for Danger
1940         She Couldn't Say No
1940         The Spider
1940         The Stars Look Down
1940         Under Your Hat
1939         Sons of the Sea
1939         Little Ladyship
1938         Old Iron
1938         The Ringer
1938         Smoky Cell
1938         The Citadel
1938         The Lady Vanishes
1938         Housemaster
1937         Storm in a Teacup
1937         Dark Journey
1936         Jack of All Trades
1936         Dishonour Bright
1936         The Man Who Lived Again
1936         Men of Yesterday
1936         Her Last Affaire
1935         Foreign Affaires
1935         Mister Hobo
1935         Crime Unlimited
1935         Me and Marlborough
1934         Dirty Work
1934         Lady in Dange
1934         The Blue Squadron
1934         The Office Wife
1934         Little Friend
1934         Nine Forty-Five
1934         Alexandra
1934         The Silver Spoon
1934         Flat Number Three
1933         A Cuckoo in the Nest
1933         The Golden Cage

Matinee Classics - Caesar and Cleopatra starring Claude Rains, Vivien Leigh, Stewart Granger, Michael Rennie, Jean Simmons, Flora Robson, Francis L. Sullivan, Basil Sydney, Stanley Holloway and Cecil Parker
Matinee Classics - Dark Journey starring Conrad Veidt, Vivien Leigh, Joan Gardner, Anthony Bushell, Ursula Jeans, Margery Pickard, Ellioy Makeham, Austin Trevor, Sam Livesey, Edmund Willard, Charles Carson and Cecil Parker
Matinee Classics - Storm in a Teacup starring Vivien Leigh, Rex Harrison, Cecil Parker, Sara Allgood, Ursula Jeans, Gus McNaughton, Lee Strasberg, Edgar K. Bruce, Robert Hale, Quentin McPhearson, Arthur Wontner, Eliot Makeham, George Pughe, Arthur Seaton and Cecil Mannering

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