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Forrester Harvey

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Nationality Irlande
Birth 27 june 1884 at Cork (Irlande)
Death 14 december 1945 (at 61 years) at Laguna Beach (USA)

Forrester Harvey (27 June 1884 – 14 December 1945) was an Irish film actor.

From 1922 until his death year Harvey appeared in more than 115 films. He was credited for circa two-thirds of his film appearances, but some of his roles were uncredited. The burly actor with a moustache mostly played comic supporting roles, often as an innkeeper. His best-known role was Beamish in the first two Tarzan films starring Johnny Weissmuller. Together with Claude Rains he played in The Invisible Man, as a tavern owner and husband of a hysterical Una O'Connor, and in The Wolf Man. He appeared in two films for Alfred Hitchcock, first in his British silent film The Ring, than in Hitchcocks Hollywood debut Rebecca. A number of reference works incorrectly identify him as having played Little Maria's father in Frankenstein. Harvey's interment was in California.


Il est apparu dans 117 films entre 1922 et 1946, dont deux réalisés par Alfred Hitchcock. Il a souvent interprété des rôles de cockney.

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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Forrester Harvey (82 films)

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Devotion (1946)
, 1h47
Directed by Edward Chodorov, Robert Buckner, Curtis Bernhardt
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Films about writers, Films about families
Actors Olivia de Havilland, Ida Lupino, Paul Henreid, Sydney Greenstreet, Nancy Coleman, John Arthur Kennedy
Roles Hoggs
Rating66% 3.344583.344583.344583.344583.34458
The story takes place in the early 1800s, when the Brontë sisters Charlotte and Anne have made the decision to leave their family - their sister Emily, their brother Branwell, their aunt and their vicar father - to take positions as governesses in other families. The two sisters long to break free from their tedious life and get experiences from the outside world, to prepare for their careers as writers.
Scotland Yard Investigator, 1h8
Directed by George Blair
Origin USA
Genres Crime
Actors Edgar Barrier, Stephanie Bachelor, Erich von Stroheim, C. Aubrey Smith, Lionel Atwill, Forrester Harvey
Roles Sam Todworthy
Rating63% 3.182643.182643.182643.182643.18264
When Paris is liberated during World War II, the Louvre administration plans to fetch the Mona Lisa from its safehouse in the National Art Gallery in London. The man in charge of the Mona Lisa's safety is none other than Sir James Collison, director of the National Gallery. In regards to the safety of the Mona Lisa, Collison works closely together with his granddaughter Tony.
Mrs. Miniver, 2h14
Directed by William Wyler
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Romance
Themes Films about families, Politique, Transport films, Aviation films, Documentary films about war, Documentary films about historical events, Political films, Documentary films about World War II
Actors Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Teresa Wright, Richard Ney, May Whitty, Reginald Owen
Rating75% 3.797543.797543.797543.797543.79754
Kay Miniver (Greer Garson) and her family live a comfortable life at a house called 'Starlings' in Belham, a fictional village outside London. The house has a large garden, with a private landing stage on the River Thames at which is moored a motorboat belonging to her devoted husband Clem (Walter Pidgeon), a successful architect. They have three children: the youngsters Toby (Christopher Severn) and Judy (Clare Sandars) and an older son Vin (Richard Ney) a student at a university. They have live-in staff: Gladys (Brenda Forbes) the housemaid and Ada (Marie De Becker) the cook.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, 1h53
Directed by Victor Fleming
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantastic, Horror
Themes Serial killer films
Actors Spencer Tracy, Ingrid Bergman, Lana Turner, Donald Crisp, Ian Hunter, C. Aubrey Smith
Roles Old Prouty
Rating67% 3.397513.397513.397513.397513.39751
Dr. Jekyll (Spencer Tracy) believes good and evil exist in everyone. Experiments reveal his evil side, named Mr. Hyde. Experience teaches him how evil Hyde can be: he rapes Ivy Pearson (Ingrid Bergman), who earlier expressed interest in Jekyll. Meanwhile, Jekyll is preparing to marry Beatrix Emery (Lana Turner). Over the course of the film, Hyde abuses Ivy. Feeling remorse over the treatment inflicted on Ivy, Jekyll vows to never take the serum again, destroys the key to his lab, and sends money to Ivy anonymously. Ivy believes the money was sent by Hyde in order to trick her into believing she is now free. On the advice of a friend over her rattled nerves, she goes to Jekyll for comfort. Jekyll promises that Hyde will never hurt her again.
The Wolf Man, 1h10
Directed by George Waggner
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Fantastic, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Films about magic and magicians, Wolves in film, Werewolves in film, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Lon Chaney, Jr., Claude Rains, Warren William, Ralph Bellamy, Patric Knowles, Bela Lugosi
Roles Twiddle
Rating72% 3.648423.648423.648423.648423.64842
Sometime in the early twentieth century, after learning of the death of his brother, Larry Talbot (Lon Chaney, Jr.) returns to his ancestral home in Llanwelly, Wales to reconcile with his estranged father, Sir John Talbot (Claude Rains). While there, Larry becomes romantically interested in a local girl named Gwen Conliffe (Evelyn Ankers), who runs an antique shop. As a pretext to converse with her, he purchases a silver-headed walking stick decorated with a wolf. Gwen tells him that it represents a werewolf (which she defines as a man who changes into a wolf "at certain times of the year.")
Free and Easy, 56minutes
Directed by Edward Buzzell, George Sidney
Origin USA
Genres Romantic comedy
Themes Théâtre, Films based on plays
Actors Robert Cummings, Ruth Hussey, Judith Anderson, C. Aubrey Smith, Nigel Bruce, Tom Conway
Roles Briggs
Rating59% 2.9591452.9591452.9591452.9591452.959145
Max (Cummings) and his father (Bruce) are both looking to marry wealthy women, which would be easier if either one of them had any money of their own.
Mercy Island, 1h12
Directed by William Morgan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors Ray Middleton, Gloria Dickson, Otto Kruger, Donald Douglas, Forrester Harvey, Terry Kilburn
Roles Captain Lowe

A young man takes his wife and a friend on a fishing trip to the Florida Keys on a boat owned by local Conks. Following a blow on the head when their boat hits a shallow bottom and loses its propeller, the husband becomes mentally unstable and believes his wife is having an affair.
A Chump at Oxford, 1h3
Directed by Alfred J. Goulding, Harve Foster
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Buddy films
Actors Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Wilfred Lucas, James Finlayson, Anita Garvin, Forrester Harvey
Roles Meredith
Rating73% 3.696423.696423.696423.696423.69642
Stan and Ollie are down to their last six bucks and call a lift to a job agency to find work. A City Water Dept. truck driver offers them a lift and drenches them with water as a joke and leaves them behind. They finally arrive in a badly damaged car that has been towed away. At the job agency a call comes from Mrs. Vandeveer looking for a maid and butler to help at a dinner party she is holding that night. Ollie tells the receptionist they can fill the post and to leave it to them. They arrive and Stan is dressed in drag, pretending to be the maid "Agnes".
Rebecca (1940)
, 2h10
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime, Romance
Themes Les fantasmes, Psychologie, Films about sexuality, Films about the labor movement
Actors Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, Judith Anderson, George Sanders, Nigel Bruce, Gladys Cooper
Roles Chalcroft
Rating80% 4.049174.049174.049174.049174.04917
A naïve young woman (Joan Fontaine), whose name is never mentioned, is in Monte Carlo working as a paid companion to Edythe Van Hopper (Florence Bates) when she meets the aristocratic but brooding widower Maximilian "Maxim" de Winter (Laurence Olivier). They fall in love, and within two weeks they are married.
The Invisible Man Returns, 1h21
Directed by Phil Karlson, Joe May
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Horror
Themes Films based on science fiction novels, Invisibilité
Actors Cedric Hardwicke, Vincent Price, Nan Grey, Cecil Kellaway, Alan Napier, John Sutton
Roles Ben Jenkins
Rating64% 3.246383.246383.246383.246383.24638
Sir Geoffrey Radcliffe (Vincent Price) is sentenced to death for the murder of his brother Michael, a crime he did not commit. Dr. Frank Griffin, the brother of the original invisible man (named John instead of Jack), injects the prisoner with an invisibility drug. As Radcliffe's execution nears, he suddenly vanishes from his cell. Detective Sampson (Cecil Kellaway) from the Scotland Yard guesses the truth while Radcliffe searches for the real murderer before the drug causes him to go insane.
Little Nellie Kelly, 1h38
Directed by Norman Taurog
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Romantic comedy, Musical
Themes Dance films, Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Judy Garland, George Murphy, Charles Winninger, Arthur Shields, Forrester Harvey, James Burke
Roles Moriarity
Rating65% 3.294983.294983.294983.294983.29498
In Ireland, Jerry Kelly (George Murphy) marries his sweetheart, Nellie Noonan (Judy Garland) over the objections of her ne'er-do-well father, Michael Noonan (Charles Winninger), who swears never to speak to Jerry again, even though he reluctantly accompanies the newlyweds to America, where Jerry becomes a policeman, and all three become citizens. Michael continues to hold his grudge against Jerry, even when Nellie dies while giving birth to little Nellie.
The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex, 1h46
Directed by Michael Curtiz
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical, Romance
Themes Politique, Political films, Films about capital punishment, Films about royalty
Actors Bette Davis, Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Donald Crisp, Alan Hale, Vincent Price
Roles Bit Part (uncredited)
Rating71% 3.5953053.5953053.5953053.5953053.595305
The Earl of Essex (Errol Flynn) returns in triumph to London after having dealt the Spanish a crushing naval defeat at Cadiz. In London, an aging Queen Elizabeth (Bette Davis) awaits him with love, but also with fear, because of his popularity with the commoners and his consuming ambition. His envious rivals include Sir Robert Cecil (Henry Daniell), Lord Burghley (Henry Stephenson), and Sir Walter Raleigh (Vincent Price). His only friend at court is Francis Bacon (Donald Crisp).