Claude Rains

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 75
William Claude Rains was a British-American film and stage actor whose career spanned six decades. After his American film debut as Dr. Jack Griffin in The Invisible Man (1933) he appeared in classic films such as The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938), Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), The Wolf Man (1941), Casablanca and Kings Row, Notorious (1946),... read more

William Claude Rains was a British-American film and stage actor whose career spanned six decades. After his American film debut as Dr. Jack Griffin in The Invisible Man (1933) he appeared in classic films such as The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938), Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), The Wolf Man (1941), Casablanca and Kings Row, Notorious (1946), The Pied Piper of Hamelin (1957), and Lawrence of Arabia (1962).

Birth Name

William Claude Rains

Born

Sunday, 10 November 1889

Died

Tuesday, 30 May 1967

Actor Filmography

The Movies Self 2019
Sunset Over Mulholland Drive Captain Louis Renault 2019
Highland Park Senator Paine 2013
Elementary The Invisible Man 2012
Hollywood contra Franco Captain Louis Renault 2008
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Dr. Jack Griffin / The Invisible Man, Sir John Talbot 2007
Famous Monster: Forrest J Ackerman Himself (archive footage) 2007
Monster by Moonlight! The Immortal Saga of 'The Wolf Man' (archive footage) / Archive Footage 1999
Universal Horror (archive footage) 1998
Hollywoodism: Jews, Movies and the American Dream Self 1998
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The Movies Self 2019
Sunset Over Mulholland Drive Captain Louis Renault 2019
Highland Park Senator Paine 2013
Elementary The Invisible Man 2012
Hollywood contra Franco Captain Louis Renault 2008
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Dr. Jack Griffin / The Invisible Man, Sir John Talbot 2007
Famous Monster: Forrest J Ackerman Himself (archive footage) 2007
Monster by Moonlight! The Immortal Saga of 'The Wolf Man' (archive footage) / Archive Footage 1999
Universal Horror (archive footage) 1998
Hollywoodism: Jews, Movies and the American Dream Self 1998
Ingrid Bergman Remembered Alexander Sebastian (clip from Notorious (1946)) / Self (archive footage) 1996
E! True Hollywood Story Alexander Sebastian (clip from Notorious (1946)) (archive footage) 1996
100 Years at the Movies Self 1994
When Harry Met Sally... Captain Louis Renault 1989
Friday the 13th: The Series Sir John Talbot 1987
American Masters Self 1986
Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Himself (archive footage) / Self 1983
Coming Soon edited from 'The Wolfman' 1982
The Horror Show (archive footage) 1979
Play It Again, Sam Captain Louis Renault 1972
The Greatest Story Ever Told King Herod 1965
The Reporter John Vance 1964
Twilight of Honor Art Harper 1963
Hollywood and the Stars Self 1963
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Mr. Fare, Valentin 1963
Lawrence of Arabia Mr. Dryden 1962
Sam Benedict Thonis Jundelin 1962
Dr. Kildare Edward Fredericks 1961
The DuPont Show of the Week Baron van der Zost, Colonel 1961
Battle of the Worlds Professor Benson / Prof. Benson 1961
The Lost World Prof. George Edward Challenger 1960
This Earth Is Mine Philippe Rambeau 1959
Rawhide Alexander Longford 1959
Naked City John Winfield Weston 1958
The Pied Piper of Hamelin Mayor of Hamelin 1957
Wagon Train Judge Daniel Clay 1957
Playhouse 90 Judge Dan Haywood 1956
Lisbon Aristides Mavros 1956
The Kaiser Aluminum Hour Creon 1956
The Alcoa Hour Paul Westman 1955
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Andrew Thurgood, Charles Gresham, Father Amion, John Fabian, Leonard Eldridge 1955
The Paris Express Kees Popinga 1952
Omnibus Father (segment "The Confidential Clerk"), Self (segment "The Bentons at Home") 1952
Sealed Cargo Capt. Skalder / Capt. Henrik Skalder 1951
Where Danger Lives Mr. Lannington / Frederick Lannington 1950
The White Tower Paul Delambre 1950
Robert Montgomery Presents Self - Guest Host 1950
Song of Surrender Elisha Hunt 1949
Rope of Sand Arthur Martingale / Arthur 'Fred' Martingale 1949
The Passionate Friends Howard Justin 1949
The Ed Sullivan Show Self 1948
The Unsuspected Victor Grandison 1947
Kraft Theatre Narrator 1947
Deception Alexander Hollenius 1946
Angel on My Shoulder Nick 1946
Caesar and Cleopatra Caesar / Julius Caesar 1946
Notorious Alexander Sebastian 1946
This Love of Ours Joseph Targel 1945
Strange Holiday John Stevenson 1945
Mr. Skeffington Job Skeffington 1944
Passage to Marseille Capt. Freycinet / Captain Freycinet 1944
Phantom of the Opera Erique Claudin 1943
Forever and a Day Ambrose Pomfret 1943
Casablanca Captain Louis Renault 1943
Now, Voyager Dr. Jaquith 1942
Moontide Nutsy 1942
Kings Row Dr. Alexander Tower / Alexander Tower 1942
Breakdowns of 1942 Self 1942
The Wolf Man Sir John Talbot 1941
Breakdowns of 1941 Self 1941
Here Comes Mr. Jordan Mr. Jordan 1941
Four Mothers Adam Lemp 1941
Lady with Red Hair David Belasco 1940
The Sea Hawk Don José Alvarez de Cordoba 1940
Saturday's Children Henry Halevy / Mr. Henry Halevy 1940
Four Wives Adam Lemp 1939
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Senator Joseph Paine / Joseph Paine 1939
Daughters Courageous Jim Masters 1939
Juarez Napoléon III / Emperor Louis Napoleon III 1939
Sons of Liberty Haym Salomon 1939
They Made Me a Criminal Detective Monty Phelan / Det. Monty Phelan 1939
Four Daughters Adam Lemp 1938
The Adventures of Robin Hood Prince John 1938
Gold Is Where You Find It Colonel Ferris 1938
Breakdowns of 1938 Himself / Claude Rains(White Banners outtakes) 1938
White Banners Paul Ward 1938
They Won't Forget Andy Griffin / District Attorney Andrew J. Griffin 1937
The Prince and the Pauper Earl of Hertford 1937
Stolen Holiday Stefan Orloff 1937
Breakdowns of 1937 Himself / Self 1937
Breakdowns of 1936 Himself / Self 1936
Anthony Adverse Don Luis / Marquis Don Luis 1936
Hearts Divided Napoleon Bonaparte 1936
The Last Outpost John Stevenson 1935
The Clairvoyant Maximus 1935
Mystery of Edwin Drood John Jasper 1935
The Man Who Reclaimed His Head Paul Verin 1934
Crime Without Passion Lee Gentry 1934
The Invisible Man Dr. Jack Griffin aka The Invisible Man / Jack "The Invisible Man" Griffin 1933
1947 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1945 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1944 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1940 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
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