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Phillip Terry

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Phillip Terry (7 March 1909 – 23 February 1993) was an American actor. He was born Frederick Henry Kormann in San Francisco, California, the only child of German Americans, Frederick Andrew Kormann (1883–1948) and Ida Ruth Voll (1883–1954). He attended grade school in Glendale, California. His father was a chemical engineer in the oil fields who moved often. To ensure he receive a stable education, his parents sent him to live with relatives in New Jersey and attend school while they travelled. During the holidays, he would return to his parents in such places as Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Burkburnett, Texas. When he completed high school, he rejoined them for good. He worked for a time in the oil fields as a roustabout, then a tool pusher and rig builder. When he was seventeen, they moved back to San Francisco. He attended Stanford University, where he played football. He then became interested in theatre. After a brief stay in New York, he went to London, in 1933, where he enrolled at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He later went to Hollywood, California and took a job with CBS Radio, where he performed in a number of plays on the air. In 1937, a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer talent scout heard him in one of these broadcasts and arranged an interview. Terry made a screen test and was awarded a contract with the studio. Among his motion picture appearances, he had a bit part in the movie Mannequin starring Joan Crawford and the lead in Seven Keys to Baldpate (1947). Two years later he signed with Paramount, where he starred in The Parson of Panamint. He then did supporting roles in Wake Island and Bataan, the latter on which was when he was on "loan-out" to MGM. When he left Paramount, he signed with RKO and was in Music in Manhattan, George White's Scandals and Pan-Americana. Phillip Terry appeared in more than eighty movies over the span of his career. Many of the early roles were small and often uncredited. But in the 1940s he received bigger and more numerous roles in some quality movies, such as The Lost Weekend (1945) starring Ray Milland, and To Each His Own (1946) starring Olivia de Havilland, who won one of her Oscars for her role in the film. Description above from the Wikipedia article Phillip Terry, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Mar 7, 1909 In San Francisco, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
52
First Appeared:
In the movie Navy Blue and Gold 1937-11-19
Latest Project:
Movie David Goldberg 2011-01-01
Known For
Poster of Class of '74
Poster of Beat the Band
Poster of George White's Scandals
Poster of Sweater Girl
Filmography

David Goldberg (2011)

Comedy
Movie
as Carmichael

Police Woman (1974)

Action & Adventure Drama
Series
as Unknown
5.6 5 votes

Class of '74 (1972)

Romance Drama
Movie
as Dave

The Mod Squad (1968)

Action Drama
Series
as Unknown
6.6 5 votes

Felony Squad (1966)

Crime Drama
Series
as Unknown

Mr. Novak (1963)

Drama
Series
as Unknown
8 1 votes

The Explosive Generation (1961)

Drama
Movie
as Mr. Carlyle
6.3 2 votes

Johnny Midnight (1960)

Series
as Unknown

The Leech Woman (1960)

Horror Science Fiction
Movie
as Dr. Paul Talbot
5.4 7 votes

Philip Marlowe (1959)

Drama
Series
as Unknown

Hawaiian Eye (1959)

Crime Drama
Series
as Unknown
6.5 2 votes

Money, Women and Guns (1958)

Western
Movie
as Damian Bard
4 4 votes

77 Sunset Strip (1958)

Drama Crime
Series
as Unknown
7.8 6 votes

Perry Mason (1957)

Mystery Drama Crime Family
Series
as Unknown
7.8 21 votes

Maverick (1957)

Comedy Western
Series
as Unknown
8.6 8 votes

Wire Service (1956)

Drama
Series
as Unknown

Lassie (1954)

Action & Adventure Drama
Series
as Unknown
4.1 9 votes

Beat the Band (1947)

Music
Movie
as Damon Dillingham

Born to Kill (1947)

Crime Drama Thriller
Movie
as Fred Grover
6.2 11 votes

Seven Keys to Baldpate (1947)

Mystery
Movie
as Kenneth Magee

To Each His Own (1946)

Drama
Movie
as Alex Piersen
5.2 3 votes

The Dark Horse (1946)

Drama
Movie
as George Kelly

Pan-Americana (1945)

Music
Movie
as Dan Jordan

George White's Scandals (1945)

Music Comedy
Movie
as Tom McGrath

The Lost Weekend (1945)

Drama
Movie
as Wick Birnam
7.3 97 votes

Ladies Courageous (1944)

War Adventure Drama
Movie
as Maj. Tommy Harper

Double Exposure (1944)

Crime Comedy
Movie
as Ben Scribner

Music in Manhattan (1944)

Music Romance
Movie
as Johnny Pearson

Torpedo Boat (1942)

War Action Drama
Movie
as Tommy Whelan

Are Husbands Necessary? (1942)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Cory Cortwright

Sweater Girl (1942)

Comedy Music Mystery
Movie
as Prof. Martin Lawrence
4 2 votes

The Parson of Panamint (1941)

Western
Movie
as Rev. Philip Pharo

The Monster and The Girl (1941)

Drama Horror Thriller Crime
Movie
as Scot Webster
5.8 2 votes

Gangs Of The City (1941)

Comedy Romance Drama Crime
Movie
as Bill Raymond

North West Mounted Police (1940)

Adventure Drama History Romance Western
Movie
as Constable Judson
6.1 4 votes

Junior G-Men (1940)

Adventure War Crime Action
Movie
as Jim Bradford

Calling Dr. Kildare (1939)

Drama
Movie
as Bates
6 1 votes

Money to Loan (1939)

Crime Drama
Movie
as MGM Crime Reporter

Four Girls in White (1939)

Comedy Drama
Movie
as Dr. Sidney

It's a Wonderful World (1939)

Comedy Crime Mystery Romance
Movie
as Chauffeur (uncredited)
4.7 6 votes

Honolulu (1939)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Nightclub Bandleader

On Borrowed Time (1939)

Comedy Drama Fantasy
Movie
as Bill Lowry
8 4 votes

Tell No Tales (1939)

Crime Mystery Drama
Movie
as Man on Stage
6.5 1 votes

Balalaika (1939)

Romance Music
Movie
as Lt. Smirnoff
6 1 votes

Fast and Furious (1939)

Comedy Crime Mystery
Movie
as Master of Ceremonies

Miracles For Sale (1939)

Mystery
Movie
as Magic Show Master of Ceremonies
6.5 2 votes

Love Is a Headache (1938)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Club 44 Radio Man (uncredited)

Hold That Kiss (1938)

Romance Comedy
Movie
as Ted Evans

Spring Madness (1938)

Romance Comedy
Movie
as Dartmouth College Student
5.5 1 votes

Young Dr. Kildare (1938)

Drama
Movie
as Dr. Vickery
5.7 3 votes

Navy Blue and Gold (1937)

Drama
Movie
as Kelly

You're Only Young Once (1937)

Comedy Romance
Movie
as Pilot
6.8 2 votes