STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 9,806 this week

Frederick Kerr (1858–1933)


Forceful, authoritative character actor of the 1920s and 1930s. Entered films in 1916. Even by then, close to 60, Kerr was very effectively cast in powerful, dynamic supporting roles, usually most often as a cultured, dignified old man. Probably most memorable as the old Baron Frankenstein in Frankenstein (1931). A brilliant performer of stage and... See full bio »

Died:

(age 74) in London, England, UK

Oscar-Nominated Picks for the Best Movie Night Ever

Romance? Excitement? Family fun? Join Aisha Tyler and Dave Karger as they share their picks for your best movie night ever!

Watch now

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Raffles
Tue, Feb 18 5:45 AM PST on TCM (082)

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 239 people
created 21 Sep 2012
 
a list of 25 people
created 03 May 2017
 
a list of 249 people
created 29 Jan 2017
 
a list of 182 people
created 23 Dec 2016
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Frederick Kerr's work have you seen?

User Polls

Photos

Known For

Frankenstein Baron Frankenstein
(1931)
Raffles Lord Harry Melrose
(1930)
Beauty and the Boss Count Von Tolheim
(1932)
The Devil to Pay! Lord Leland
(1930)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (19 credits)
 1933 The Man from Toronto
Bunston
 1933 Lord of the Manor
Sir Henry Bovey (as Fred Kerr)
 1932 Midshipmaid Gob
Sir Percy Newbiggin
 1932 Beauty and the Boss
Count Von Tolheim
 1932 -But the Flesh Is Weak
Duke of Hampshire
 1932 Lovers Courageous
Admiral
 1931 Frankenstein
Baron Frankenstein
 1931 Honor of the Family
Paul Barony
 1931 Friends and Lovers
General Thomas Armstrong (as Frederic Kerr)
 1931 Waterloo Bridge
Major Wetherby
 1931 Always Goodbye
Sir George Boomer
 1931 Born to Love
Lord Ponsonby
 1930 The Devil to Pay!
Lord Leland
 1930 Raffles
Lord Harry Melrose (as Frederic Kerr)
 1930 The Lady of Scandal
Lord Trench
 1919 12.10
Dr. Wrightman
 1918 Victory and Peace
Sir Richard Arkwright
 1916 The Lifeguardsman
Premier
 1916 The Real Thing at Last (Short)
Murdered
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Octave de Corquefon"; final Broadway role) in "A Kiss of Importance" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Arthur Hornblow Jr.. From the French of André Picard and H.M. Harwood. Directed by Lionel Atwill. Fulton Theatre: 1 Dec 1930-Dec 1930 (closing date unknown/24 performances). Cast: Ann Andrews (as "Isabelle de ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Frederic Kerr | Fred Kerr
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Father of actor/writer Geoffrey Kerr. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed