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Occupation
  
Actor

Role
  
Actor

Name
  
Claud Allister

Years active
  
1929–1955



Born
  
3 October 1888 (
1888-10-03
)
London, England

Died
  
July 26, 1970, Santa Barbara, California, United States

Movies
  
The Adventures of Ichabo, The Reluctant Dragon, Bulldog Drummond, The Private Life of Henry VIII, Monte Carlo

Similar People
  
F Richard Jones, Winston Hibler, Ted Sears, Fred Niblo, James Algar

Ex-spouse
  
Barbara Fay, Gwen Dowling

Claud Allister (3 October 1888 – 26 July 1970) was an English actor with an extensive film career in Hollywood, where he appeared in more than 70 films between 1929-1955.

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Life

He was born William Claud Michael Palmer, in London, England. After receiving his education at Felsted School in Essex, he began his career as a stockbroker's clerk in the City of London, but gave up a life in the Square Mile on deciding that he preferred the stage, upon which he made his début in 1910. He toured England's repertory theatres playing minor parts up to the outbreak of World War I, when he was commissioned into the British Army as a subaltern, and saw active service with the Suffolk Regiment and the Machine Gun Corps Post-war he returned to acting, and in 1924 went to America to perform on the stage there initially. In 1929 he made his film début in The Trial of Mary Dugan. Allister died 26 July 1970 at Santa Barbara, California.

Filmography

Actor
1957
The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series) as
Ogelthorpe
- Trouble in Trinidad (1957) - Ogelthorpe (as Claude Allister)
1956
The People's Choice (TV Series) as
the Butler
- Sock, the Businessman (1956) - the Butler
1956
Star Stage (TV Series)
- Screen Credit (1956)
1955
It's a Great Life (TV Series) as
Butler
- The Movie Star (1955) - Butler
1950
Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) as
Henderson / Butler to Frampton / Burton
- The Amazing Mrs. Halliday (1955) - Henderson (as Claude Allister)
- Purple and Fine Linen (1951) - Butler to Frampton
- Goodnight, Please (1950) - Burton (as Claude Allister)
1955
Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series) as
Cyril - the Butler
- Meet the Governor (1955) - Cyril - the Butler
1954
The Black Shield of Falworth as
Sir George
1953
My Little Margie (TV Series) as
Mr. Winston
- Vern's Two Daughters (1953) - Mr. Winston (as Claude Allister)
1953
Kiss Me Kate as
Paul
1953
Hollywood Opening Night (TV Series)
- Interlude (1953)
1952
Biff Baker, U.S.A. (TV Series) as
Cedric Ashby
- London Incident (1952) - Cedric Ashby
1952
Down Among the Sheltering Palms as
Woolawei (uncredited)
1952
Hong Kong as
Hotel Manager
1949
The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad as
Water Rat (voice, as Claude Allister)
1949
The Wind in the Willows (Short) as
Rat (voice)
1948
Quartet as
1st. Club Man (segment "The Colonel's Lady") (as Claude Allister)
1946
Youth at the Helm (TV Movie) as
Chairman of the London and Metropolitan Bank
1946
Showtime as
Archie
1945
Dumb Dora Discovers Tobacco (Short) as
Sir Percival
1945
Don Chicago as
Lord Piccadilly
1945
Kiss the Bride Goodbye as
Adolphus Pickering
1945
I Was a Criminal as
First Railroad Employee
1944
The Hundred Pound Window as
Hon. Freddie
1943
Forever and a Day as
William Barstow
1942
Don't Get Personal as
Sir Cecil (uncredited)
1941
Confirm or Deny as
William (scenes deleted)
1941
Never Give a Sucker an Even Break as
Bitten Englishman (uncredited)
1941
A Yank in the R.A.F. as
Officer-Motorist (uncredited)
1941
Charley's Aunt as
Cricket Match Spectator
1941
The Reluctant Dragon (Short) as
Sir Giles (voice)
1941
The Reluctant Dragon as
Sir Giles (segment "The Reluctant Dragon") (voice)
1940
Pride and Prejudice as
Mr. Beck (uncredited)
1940
Lillian Russell as
Arthur Sullivan (as Claude Allister)
1939
Captain Fury as
Suco
1938
Arrest Bulldog Drummond as
Sir Basil Leghorne
1938
Storm Over Bengal as
Redding
1938
Blond Cheat as
Lord Basil Sheldon (uncredited)
1938
Men Are Such Fools as
Rudolf (as Claude Allister)
1938
Kentucky Moonshine as
Lord Boffingwell (uncredited)
1937
Radio Parade of 1937
1937
Oh, What a Knight! (Short)
1937
The Awful Truth as
Lord Fabian (uncredited)
1937
Danger - Love at Work as
Salesman
1937
Let's Make a Night of It as
Monty
1937
Bulldog Drummond at Bay as
Algy Longworth
1936
Lady Luck as
Briggs (as Claude Allister)
1936
Yellowstone as
Guest with Monocole (uncredited)
1936
Dracula's Daughter as
Sir Aubrey (as Claude Allister)
1936
Three Live Ghosts as
'Spoofy' (as Claude Allister)
1935
The Dark Angel as
Lawrence Bidley
1935
Every Night at Eight as
Mr. Vernon (uncredited)
1934
The Private Life of Don Juan as
The Duke - A Dukes Go (as Claude Allister)
1934
The Return of Bulldog Drummond as
Algy Longworth
1934
Those Were the Days as
Capt. Horace Vale
1934
The Lady Is Willing as
Brevin (as Claude Allister)
1933
The Medicine Man as
The Hon. Freddie Wiltshire (as Claude Allister)
1933
The Private Life of Henry VIII as
Cornell (as Claude Allister)
1933
Sleeping Car as
Baron Delande (as Claude Allister)
1933
Excess Baggage as
Col. Murgatroyd, RSVP
1933
That's My Wife as
Archie Trevor
1933
Private Wives (Short)
1932
Midshipmaid Gob as
Chinley (as Claude Allister)
1932
The Return of Raffles as
Bunny
1932
Blame the Woman as
Joe Fragson
1932
Wives Beware as
Dr. Biggash
1932
The Unexpected Father as
Claude
1931
On the Loose (Short) as
Mr. Loder's Friend
1931
The Sea Ghost as
Percy Atwater
1931
Platinum Blonde as
Dawson - The Valet (as Claude Allister)
1931
I Like Your Nerve as
Archie Lester (as Claude Allister)
1931
Meet the Wife as
Victor Staunton
1931
Rough House Rhythm (Short)
1930
Reaching for the Moon as
Sir Horace Partington Chelmsford
1930
Captain Applejack as
John Jason (as Claude Allister)
1930
Monte Carlo as
Duke Otto von Liebenheim
1930
The Florodora Girl as
Lord Rumblesham
1930
Czar of Broadway as
Francis
1930
Ladies Love Brutes as
Tailor (uncredited)
1930
Murder Will Out as
Alan Fitzhugh
1930
Such Men Are Dangerous as
Fred Wyndham (as Claude Allister)
1930
Slightly Scarlet as
Albert Hawkins
1930
In the Next Room as
Parks (the butler)
1929
Three Live Ghosts as
Spoofy
1929
Charming Sinners as
Gregson
1929
Bulldog Drummond as
Algy (as Claude Allister)
1929
The Trial of Mary Dugan as
Henry James Plaisted
Soundtrack
1936
Three Live Ghosts (performer: "Plum and Apple" - uncredited)
1930
Monte Carlo (performer: "She'll Love Me and Like It" - uncredited)
Self
1930
Screen Snapshots Series 9, No. 23 (Short) as
Self - Tour Guide
Archive Footage
1955
The Magical World of Disney (TV Series) as
Rat (edited from: The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad)
- The Wind in the Willows (1955) - Rat (edited from: The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad)

References

Claud Allister Wikipedia


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