Ronald Colman

Actor · Writer · Producer
IVA Star Rating : 69
Ronald Charles Colman was an English-born actor, starting his career in theatre and silent film in his native country, then emigrating to the United States and having a successful Hollywood film career. He was most popular during the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s. He received Oscar nominations for Bulldog Drummond (1929), Condemned (1929) and Random Harvest (1942). read more

Ronald Charles Colman was an English-born actor, starting his career in theatre and silent film in his native country, then emigrating to the United States and having a successful Hollywood film career. He was most popular during the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s. He received Oscar nominations for Bulldog Drummond (1929), Condemned (1929) and Random Harvest (1942). Colman starred in several classic films, including A Tale of Two Cities (1935), Lost Horizon (1937) and The Prisoner of Zenda (1937). He also played the starring role in the Technicolor classic Kismet (1944), with Marlene Dietrich, which was nominated for four Academy Awards. In 1947, he won an Academy Award for Best Actor and Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for the film A Double Life.

Birth Name

Ronald Charles Colman

Born

Monday, 09 February 1891

Died

Monday, 19 May 1958

Actor Filmography

Discovering Film Various 2014
These Amazing Shadows Lord Darlington (clip from Lady WIndermere's Fan (1925)) 2011
Northern Exposure Rudolf Rassendyll 1990
The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind Self / (archive footage) 1988
Entertaining the Troops Self 1988
American Masters Self 1986
That's Entertainment, Part II Clip from 'A Tale of Two Cities' / (archive footage) 1976
Hollywood and the Stars Self 1963
The Story of Mankind The Spirit of Man 1957
Around the World in 80 Days Great Indian Peninsular Railway Official / Railway Official 1956
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Discovering Film Various 2014
These Amazing Shadows Lord Darlington (clip from Lady WIndermere's Fan (1925)) 2011
Northern Exposure Rudolf Rassendyll 1990
The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind Self / (archive footage) 1988
Entertaining the Troops Self 1988
American Masters Self 1986
That's Entertainment, Part II Clip from 'A Tale of Two Cities' / (archive footage) 1976
Hollywood and the Stars Self 1963
The Story of Mankind The Spirit of Man 1957
Around the World in 80 Days Great Indian Peninsular Railway Official / Railway Official 1956
The Halls of Ivy Dr. William Todhunter Hall 1954
Studio 57 Artist 1954
General Electric Theater Graham 1953
Four Star Playhouse Caller, Cameron, Dr. Bosanquent, Narrator 1952
The Jack Benny Program Self 1950
Champagne for Caesar Beauregard Bottomley 1950
The Art Director Self - edited from 'Late George Apley' 1949
The Ed Sullivan Show Self 1948
A Double Life Anthony John 1947
The Late George Apley George Apley 1947
Kismet Hafiz 1944
Some of the Best Charles Rainier in Random Harvest 1944
Random Harvest Charles Rainier / Charles Rainier aka "Smithy" 1942
The Talk of the Town Professor Michael Lightcap 1942
Hedda Hopper's Hollywood No. 3 Self (clip from"The Light That Failed") 1942
My Life with Caroline Anthony Mason 1941
Lucky Partners David Grant 1940
The Light That Failed Dick Heldar 1939
If I Were King François Villon 1938
The Prisoner of Zenda The Prisoner of Zenda / Major Rudolf Rassendyll 1937
Lost Horizon Robert Conway / Robert " Bob " Conway 1937
Under Two Flags Sgt. Victor 1936
A Tale of Two Cities Sydney Carton 1935
The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo Paul Gallard / Paul Gaillard 1935
Clive of India Robert Clive 1935
Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back Capt. Hugh 'Bulldog' Drummond / Captain Hugh 'Bulldog' Drummond 1934
The Masquerader John Loder, His Cousin / Sir John Chilcote / John Loder 1933
Cynara Jim Warlock / James Warlock 1932
Arrowsmith Dr. Martin Arrowsmith 1931
The Unholy Garden Barrington Hunt 1931
The House That Shadows Built (archive footage) 1931
The Devil to Pay! Willie Hale 1930
Raffles A.J. Raffles 1930
Condemned! Michel Oman / Michel 1929
Bulldog Drummond Hugh Drummond / Captain Hugh 'Bulldog' Drummond 1929
The Rescue Tom Lingard 1929
Two Lovers 1928
The Magic Flame Tito the Clown / The Count 1927
The Night of Love Montero 1927
The Winning of Barbara Worth Willard Holmes 1926
Beau Geste Michael 'Beau' Geste 1926
Kiki Victor Renal 1926
Lady Windermere's Fan Lord Darlington 1925
Stella Dallas Stephen Dallas 1925
The Dark Angel Captain Alan Trent 1925
Her Sister from Paris Joseph / Joseph Weyringer 1925
The Sporting Venus Donald MacAllan 1925
A Thief in Paradise Maurice Blake 1925
Romola Carlo Bucellini 1924
Her Night of Romance Paul Menford 1924
The Eternal City Extra 1923
The White Sister Capt. Giovanni Severini / Capt. Giovanni Severi 1923
Anna the Adventuress Brendan 1920
Sheba Bit part 1919

Producer Filmography

1948 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Won
1948 Golden Globe Best Actor Won
1943 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
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