Edmund Purdom

Actor · Director
IVA Star Rating : 55
Edmund Anthony Cutlar Purdom was an English actor, voice artist, and director. He worked first on stage in Britain, performing various works by Shakespeare, then later in America on Broadway, until making his way to Hollywood, and eventually spent the remainder of his life appearing in Italian cinema. He is perhaps best known for his starring role... read more

Edmund Anthony Cutlar Purdom was an English actor, voice artist, and director. He worked first on stage in Britain, performing various works by Shakespeare, then later in America on Broadway, until making his way to Hollywood, and eventually spent the remainder of his life appearing in Italian cinema. He is perhaps best known for his starring role in 1954's historical epic The Egyptian. By taking over important roles exited by Mario Lanza and Marlon Brando, Purdom was known by the mid-1950s as "The Replacement Star". Between the 1970s and 90s, he was a regular in European genre cinema, working with directors like Juan Piquer Simón, Joe D'Amato, Sergio Martino, Ruggero Deodato

Birth Name

Edmund Anthony Cutlar Purdom

Born

Friday, 19 December 1924

Died

Thursday, 01 January 2009

Actor Filmography

The Knights of the Quest Ugo di Clarendon 2001
The Seventh Scroll Pharaoh Mamose 1999
Seven Signs of Christ's Return Self - Host / Host 1997
20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years Actor 'The Egyptian' 1997
The Rift CEO Steensland 1990
Don Bosco Urbano Rattazzi 1988
Funny Boy Samuel 1987
Fracchia Vs. Dracula Count Dracula / Conte Vlad 1985
The Assisi Underground Cardinal Della Costa 1985
Killer vs Killers His Excelency 1985
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The Knights of the Quest Ugo di Clarendon 2001
The Seventh Scroll Pharaoh Mamose 1999
Seven Signs of Christ's Return Self - Host / Host 1997
20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years Actor 'The Egyptian' 1997
The Rift CEO Steensland 1990
Don Bosco Urbano Rattazzi 1988
Funny Boy Samuel 1987
Fracchia Vs. Dracula Count Dracula / Conte Vlad 1985
The Assisi Underground Cardinal Della Costa 1985
Killer vs Killers His Excelency 1985
Don't Open Till Christmas Inspector Ian Harris / Inspector Harris 1984
The Making of a Horror Film Self - Director / Actor 1984
Champagne in paradiso Paola's Father 1984
2019: After the Fall of New York President of the Pan American Confederacy / Pan American Confederacy President 1983
Amok Jaarsveld 1983
The Winds of War Luigi Gianelli 1983
The Scarlet and the Black British Intelligence Officer / Epilogue Narrator 1983
The Blade Master Griba 1982
Ator, the Fighting Eagle Griba 1982
Invaders of the Lost Gold Rex Larson 1982
Pieces The Dean 1982
Absurd Father 1981
Sophia Loren: Her Own Story Vittorio de Sica 1980
I contrabbandieri di Santa Lucia Secret Service Chief / Narcotics Division Chief 1979
Concorde Affaire '79 Danker 1979
Rulers of the City Luigi Cherico 1976
A Matter of Time Nina's rich friend 1976
Il colpaccio Professor Vanderberg 1976
Together Forever Doctor 1975
The Suspects Le journaliste américain 1974
Beyond the Door Devil 1974
Frankenstein's Castle of Freaks Prefect Ewing / Prefect 1974
Dagli archivi della polizia criminale Teddy Webbs 1973
Fifteen Year Old Captain Admiral Marlowe 1973
The Big Family Giovanni Lutture 1973
The Sinister Eyes of Dr. Orloff Inspector Crosby (as Edmond Purdom) / Inspector Crosby 1973
The Devil's Lover Gunther 1972
The Fifth Cord Edouard Vermont 1971
Blackie the Pirate Viceroy / The Viceroy 1971
Naked and Violent Voice: narration: English version / Narrator (voice): English version 1970
Witchcraft '70 Narrator (English language version) / Narrator (voice) (English version) 1969
Sweden: Heaven and Hell Narrator (English version) 1968
Piluk, the Timid One Piluk / Sheriff Roger Brown 1968
It Takes a Thief Ferdie 1968
Chrysanthemums for a Bunch of Swine Padre 1968
Assault on Fort Texan Major 'Sugar' Patterson 1966
L'uomo che ride Cesare Borgia 1966
Shoot to Kill Jim James / Tom Jameson 1965
The Yellow Rolls-Royce Fane 1964
The Comedy Man Julian Baxter 1964
Contest Girl Rex Carrick 1964
Theatre 625 Weislingen 1964
The Last Ride to Santa Cruz Rex Kelly / Sheriff Kelly 1964
Lafayette Silas Deane 1962
Suleiman the Conqueror Ibrahim Pascià 1961
White Slave Ship Dr. Bradley 1961
Queen of the Nile Tumos, Scultore / Tumos 1961
The Last of the Vikings King Sveno 1961
Das große Wunschkonzert Harry Mell 1960
The Night They Killed Rasputin Rasputin 1960
The Loves of Salammbo Narr Havas 1960
Malaga Peter Carran 1960
Tales of the Vikings Egil, King Lawrence 1959
The Diary of Anne Frank British Radio Announcer 1959
Herod the Great Erode / Herodes 1959
Sword of Freedom Marco del Monte 1958
Agguato a Tangeri John Milwood 1957
Strange Intruder Paul Quentin 1956
The King's Thief Michael Dermott 1955
The Prodigal Micah 1955
Athena Adam Calhorn Shaw 1954
The Egyptian Sinuhe 1954
The Student Prince Prince Karl Franz 1954
The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse Tom Rutherford 1953
Julius Caesar Strato 1953
Titanic Second Officer Lightoller 1953
Chevron Theatre Tom Rutherford 1952
Goodyear Playhouse 1951
The Ed Sullivan Show Self 1948

Director Filmography

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