Philip Leaver (1904–1981)

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Philip Leaver was born on July 11, 1904 in Kensington, London, England as Samuel Philip Leaver. He was an actor, known for The Lady Vanishes (1938), The Tales of Hoffmann (1951) and Martin Luther (1953). He died in 1981 in Palma, Majorca, Spain. See full bio »


(age 76) in Palma, Majorca, Spain

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The Lady Vanishes Signor Doppo
Martin Luther Pope Leo X


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 1963 Z Cars (TV Series)
Passenger in Train
- Train of Events (1963) ... Passenger in Train
 1960 Boyd Q.C. (TV Series)
Mr. Borland
- Fiddlers Two (1960) ... Mr. Borland
 1960 The Flesh and the Fiends
Dr. Elliott
 1959 Knight Errant Limited (TV Series)
Doctor Lang
- Find a Girl from Nowhere (1959) ... Doctor Lang
 1959 International Detective (TV Series)
- The Conway Case (1959) ... Schmidt
 1959 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Dr. Hunter
- The Man Who Left His Coat (1959) ... Dr. Hunter
 1959 The Third Man (TV Series)
Eddie Albani
- The Man Who Wouldn't Talk (1959) ... Eddie Albani
 1959 The Invisible Man (TV Series)
- The Decoy (1959) ... Starvos
 1959 Nick of the River (TV Series)
Supt. Gage
- Episode #1.4 (1959) ... Supt. Gage
 1959 Jack the Ripper
Music Hall Manager / O'Reilly
 1959 Crime Sheet (TV Series)
Mr. Abercrombie
- The Superintendent Hedges a Bet (1959) ... Mr. Abercrombie
 1958 The Duke Wore Jeans
Factory Manager
 1958 Television World Theatre (TV Series)
Health Commissioner
- The Government Inspector (1958) ... Health Commissioner
 1957 The Truth About Women (as Phillip Leaver)
 1957/II Violent Stranger
Passport Official (uncredited)
 1957 Life at Stake
 1956-1957 Sailor of Fortune (TV Series)
Saiyad Bey / Akram
- Port Jeopardy (1957) ... Saiyad Bey
- Stranger in Danger (1956) ... Akram
 1952-1957 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Colonel Paul Dobrieda / Rosenberg / Mr. Leicester Paton
- His Excellency (1957) ... Colonel Paul Dobrieda
- Evensong (1953) ... Rosenberg
- Home and Beauty (1952) ... Mr. Leicester Paton
 1957 Assignment Foreign Legion (TV Series)
- Mixed Blood (1957) ... Haroun
 1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (TV Series)
Brosa / Questore
- Naples (1956) ... Brosa / Questore
 1956 Theatre Royal (TV Series)
Bruce Miller
- The Case of Dr. Crippen (1956) ... Bruce Miller
 1956 The Gamma People
 1955 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Henry Baxter
- The Case of the Jolly Hangman (1955) ... Henry Baxter
 1954 Tale of Three Women
Groote (segment "Final Twist")
 1954 John Wesley
Beau Nash
 1953 Spaceways
Professor Koepler
 1953 Martin Luther
Pope Leo X
 1953 Epitaph for a Spy (TV Mini-Series)
M. Beghin
- Epitaph (1953) ... M. Beghin
- All Men Are Liars (1953) ... M. Beghin
- Ultimatum (1953) ... M. Beghin
- Violence (1953) ... M. Beghin
- Go Spy the Land (1953) ... M. Beghin
 1952 Happy and Glorious (TV Series)
Mr. Tudor
- 1838-1841 (1952) ... Mr. Tudor
 1952 Vampire Over London
 1951 The Tales of Hoffmann
 1951 A Tale of Five Women
Italian Official
 1948 A Comedy of Good and Evil (TV Movie)
Mr. Gas Jones
 1948 I Killed the Count (TV Movie)
Count Victor Mattoni
 1948 A Woman of No Importance (TV Movie)
The Ven. Archbishop Daubney
 1947 Edward II (TV Movie)
Bishop of Coventry / Lightborn
 1947 The Green Pack (TV Movie)
Louis Creet
 1943 The Silver Fleet
Chief of Police
 1942 Alibi
 1939 Where's That Fire?
Chief Crook (uncredited)
 1938/I Smiling Along
Reginald De Courcy
 1938 Too Many Husbands
 1938 Climbing High
Swiss Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 1938 The Lady Vanishes
Signor Doppo
 1938 This Man Is News
'Harelip' Murphy (as Phillip Leaver)
 1938 Queen of Crime
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