Edmund Purdom

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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 Himself - Host 1997
The Rift CEO Steensland 1990
Don Bosco Urbano Rattazzi 1988
Funny Boy Samuel 1987
Fracchia Vs. Dracula Count Dracula 1985
The Assisi Underground Cardinal Della Costa 1985
Killer vs Killers His Excelency 1985
Don't Open Till Christmas Inspector Ian Harris 1984
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Actor Filmography

The Knights of the Quest Ugo di Clarendon 2001
The Seventh Scroll Pharaoh Mamose 1999
Seven Signs of Christ's Return Himself - Host 1997
The Rift CEO Steensland 1990
Don Bosco Urbano Rattazzi 1988
Funny Boy Samuel 1987
Fracchia Vs. Dracula Count Dracula 1985
The Assisi Underground Cardinal Della Costa 1985
Killer vs Killers His Excelency 1985
Don't Open Till Christmas Inspector Ian Harris 1984
The Making of a Horror Film Himself 1984
Champagne in paradiso Paola's Father 1984
2019: After the Fall of New York President of the Pan American Confederacy 1983
Amok Jaarsveld 1983
The Winds of War Luigi Gianelli 1983
The Scarlet and the Black Epilogue Narrator (as Edmond Purdom) 1983
Ator, the Fighting Eagle Griba 1982
Invaders of the Lost Gold Rex Larson 1982
Pieces The Dean 1982
Absurd Father 1981
Nightmare City Man in Elevator (voice) 1980
Sophia Loren: Her Own Story Vittorio de Sica 1980
I contrabbandieri di Santa Lucia Secret Service Chief 1979
Concorde Affaire '79 Danker 1979
Rulers of the City Luigi Cherico 1976
Il colpaccio 1976
Together Forever Doctor 1975
How to Kill a Judge Dr. Valgardeni (voice) 1975
The Suspects Le journaliste américain 1974
What Have They Done to Your Daughters? Prof. Beltrame 1974
Fifteen Year Old Captain Admiral Marlowe 1974
Frankenstein's Castle of Freaks Prefect Ewing 1974
The Big Family Giovanni Lutture 1973
The Sinister Eyes of Dr. Orloff Inspector Crosby (as Edmond Purdom) 1973
The Devil's Lover Gunther 1972
The Fifth Cord Edouard Vermont 1971
Blackie the Pirate Viceroy 1971
Naked and Violent Narrator 1970
Sweden: Heaven and Hell Narrator (English version) (voice) 1968
Piluk, the Timid One Piluk 1968
It Takes a Thief Ferdie 1968
Chrysanthemums for a Bunch of Swine Padre 1968
L'uomo che ride Cesare Borgia 1966
Shoot to Kill Jim James 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 1964
Lafayette Silas Deane 1962
Suleiman the Conqueror Ibrahim Pascià 1961
Nefertite, regina del Nilo Tumos, Scultore 1961
The Last of the Vikings King Sveno 1961
Das große Wunschkonzert Harry Mell 1960
The Night They Killed Rasputin Rasputin 1960
Malaga Peter Carran 1960
Tales of the Vikings Egil, King Lawrence 1959
The Diary of Anne Frank Radiosprecher 1959
Herod the Great Erode 1959
Sword of Freedom Marco del Monte 1958
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 Himself 1948

Director Filmography

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