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David Manners

David Joseph Manners (born Rauff de Ryther Duan Acklom, April 30, 1900 – December 23, 1998) was a Canadian-American actor who played John Harker in Todd Browning's 1931 horror classic Dracula. The following year he portrayed the archaeologist Frank Whemple in another pre-Code thriller by Universal Pictures, The Mummy. Manners abandoned his film career in 1936, and his theatrical career seventeen years later.

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Apr 30, 1900 In Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Journey's End 1930-04-19
Latest Project:
Movie The Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender 1997-11-01
Known For
Poster of The Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender
Poster of The Black Cat
Poster of Dracula
Poster of The Right to Love
Movie The Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender Self (archive footage) 1997-11-01
Movie Hearts in Bondage Raymond Jordan 1936-05-26
Movie Lucky Fugitives Jack Wycoff / Cy King 1936-01-01
Movie A Woman Rebels Lieutenant Alan Craig Freeland 1936-11-06
Movie Mystery of Edwin Drood Edwin Drood 1935-02-04
Movie The Perfect Clue David Mannering 1935-03-13
Movie Jalna Eden Whiteoaks 1935-08-09
Movie The Great Flirtation Larry Kenyon 1934-06-15
Movie The Black Cat Peter Alison 1934-05-07
Movie The Moonstone Franklin Blake 1934-08-20
Movie The Luck of a Sailor Captain Colin 1934-12-10
Movie The Warrior's Husband Theseus 1933-04-28
Movie Roman Scandals Josephus 1933-01-01
Movie From Hell to Heaven Wesley Burt 1933-02-24
Movie The Girl in 419 Dr. Martin Nichols 1933-05-26
Movie Torch Singer Michael 'Mike' Gardner 1933-09-08
Movie The Devil's in Love Captain Jean Fabien 1933-07-21
Movie Beauty and the Boss Baron Paul von Ullrich 1932-04-09
Movie Lady with a Past Donnie Wainwright 1932-02-19
Movie The Mummy Frank Whemple 1932-01-01
Movie The Greeks Had a Word for Them Dey Emery 1932-02-03
Movie Man Wanted Thomas 'Tom' / 'Tommy' Sherman 1932-04-23
Movie A Bill of Divorcement Kit Humphreys 1932-09-30
Movie Stranger in Town Jerry Fleming 1932-07-07
Movie The Death Kiss Franklyn Drew 1932-12-05
Movie They Call It Sin James E. 'Jimmy' Decker 1932-11-05
Movie Crooner Ted 'Teddy' Taylor 1932-08-20
Movie Dracula John Harker 1931-02-12
Movie The Miracle Woman John Carson 1931-07-20
Movie The Millionaire Bill Merrick 1931-05-01
Movie The Last Flight Shep Lambert 1931-08-29
Movie The Ruling Voice Dick Cheney 1931-10-30
Movie He Knew Women Austin Lowe 1930-04-21
Movie Journey's End James Raleigh 1930-04-19
Movie Sweet Mama Jimmy 1930-07-06
Movie The Truth About Youth Richard Dane 'The Imp' 1930-11-03
Movie The Right to Love Joe Copeland 1930-12-27
Movie Mothers Cry Arthur 'Artie' Williams 1930-12-07
Movie Kismet Caliph Abdallah 1930-10-30