LIONEL ATWILL



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LIONEL ALFRED WILLIAM ATWILL, más conocido como LIONEL ATWILL (1 de marzo de 1885 - 22 de abril de 1946) fue un actor de teatro y cine inglés.

Biografía y carrera
Atwill nació el 1 de marzo de 1885 en Croydon , Londres, Inglaterra. Estudió arquitectura antes de su debut teatral en el Garrick Theatre de Londres, en 1904. Actuó en el escenario en Australia y luego se involucró en películas de terror estadounidenses en la década de 1930, incluidos papeles protagónicos en Doctor X (1932), The Vampire Bat , Murders in the Zoo y Mystery of the Wax Museum (todas de 1933), y quizás más memorable como el inspector Krogh con un solo brazo en El hijo de Frankenstein (1939), un papel parodiado por Kenneth Mars en la sátira de 1974 de Mel Brooks El joven Frankenstein . Apareció en cuatro películas posteriores de Universal Frankenstein, así como en muchos otros de los amados chillers del estudio.

Sus otros papeles incluyen un protagonista romántico junto a Marlene Dietrich en The Devil Is a Woman (1935) de Josef von Sternberg , un investigador de seguros corrupto en The Wrong Road (1937) para RKO , Dr. James Mortimer en la película de 20th Century Fox . versión de El sabueso de los Baskerville (1939) y el profesor Moriarty en la película de Universal Studios Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1943). También tuvo un raro papel de comedia en el clásico de Ernst Lubitsch de 1942 To Be or Not to Be y ese mismo año amenazóAbbott y Costello en Pardon My Sarong.

Atwill murió el 22 de abril de 1946, como consecuencia de un cáncer de pulmón y una neumonía en su casa de Pacific Palisades, Los Ángeles.

Wikipedia in English

LIONEL ALFRED WILLIAM ATWILL, better known as LIONEL ATWILL (March 1, 1885 - April 22, 1946) was an English stage and screen actor.

Biography and career
Atwill was born on March 1, 1885, in Croydon, London, England. He studied architecture before his stage debut at London's Garrick Theater in 1904. He acted on stage in Australia and later became involved in American horror films in the 1930s, including leading roles in Doctor X (1932), The Vampire Bat, Murders in the Zoo, and Mystery of the Wax Museum (all 1933), and perhaps most memorably as the one-armed Inspector Krogh in The Son of Frankenstein (1939), a role parodied by Kenneth Mars in the 1974 satire Mel Brooks's Young Frankenstein. He appeared in four subsequent Universal Frankenstein films, as well as many other of the studio's beloved chillers.


His other roles include a romantic lead opposite Marlene Dietrich in Josef von Sternberg's The Devil Is a Woman (1935), a corrupt insurance investigator in The Wrong Road (1937) for RKO, Dr. James Mortimer in the 20th Century film Fox. version of The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939) and Professor Moriarty in the Universal Studios film Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1943). He also had a rare comedic role in Ernst Lubitsch's 1942 classic To Be or Not to Be and later that year threatened Abbott and Costello in Pardon My Sarong.

Atwill died on April 22, 1946, of lung cancer and pneumonia at his home in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles.

Filmography
1918 Eve's Daughter
1918 For Sale
1919 The Price of Marriage
1920 The Eternal Mother
1921 Highest Bidder
1932 The Silent Witness
1932 Doctor X
1933 The Vampire Bat
1933 The Secret of Madame Blanche
1933 Wax Museum Mystery
1933 Murders at the Zoo
1933 The Sphinx
1933 The Song of Songs
1933 The Secret of the Blue Room
1933 The Lonely Man
1934 Lullaby
1934 Beggars in Ermine
1934 Search for Istanbul
1934 One More River
1934 The Age of Innocence
1934 The Firebird
1934 The Man Who Got His Head Back
1935 The Devil is a Woman
1935 The Mark of the Vampire
1935 The Killer
1935 Captain Blood
1936 Lady of Secrets
1936 Until We Meet Again
1936 Absolute Silence
1937 The High Command
1937 The Way Back
1937 The last train from Madrid
1937 Lancer Spy
1937 The Wrong Way
1937 The Great Garrick
1938 Three Comrades
1938 The Great Waltz
1939 Son of Frankenstein
1939 The Three Musketeers
1939 The Hound of the Baskervilles
1939 The Gorilla
1939 The Sun Never Sets
1939 The Secret of Dr. Kildare
1939 Balalaika
1939 The Mad Empress
1940 Charlie Chan in Panama
1940 Johnny Apollo
1940 The Charlie Chan Murder Cruise
1940 Girl in 313
1940 The Great Profile
1941 Man Made Monster
1942 To be or not to be
1942 The Ghost of Frankenstein
1942 The Strange Case of Doctor Rx
1942 Junior G-Men of the Air
1942 Excuse My Sarong
1942 Night Monster
1942 Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon
1942 Frankenstein meets the werewolf
1944 Captain America
1944 Lady in the House of Death
1944 Raiders of Ghost City
1944 Secrets of Scotland Yard
1944 The House of Frankenstein
1945 Island of Fog
1945 Crime, Inc.
1945 The House of Dracula
1946 Lost Jungle City
1946 Genius at Work.



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