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Douglas Wood

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Douglas Wood (October 31, 1880 – January 13, 1966) was an American actor of stage and screen during the first six decades of the 20th century. Born on Halloween 1880 (October 31), his mother, Ida Jeffreys, was a stage actress. During the course of his career, Wood would appear in dozens of Broadway productions, and well over 100 films. Towards the end of his career, he would also make several guest appearances on television. Wood died in 1966. At the end of 1933, Wood began work on his first film, with a supporting role in David Butler's comedy, Bottom's Up, starring Spencer Tracy. The following year he would originate the role in talking pictures of Wopsle in Stuart Walker's 1934 production of Great Expectations. Over the next 20 years he would appear in over 125 films, mostly in smaller and supporting roles. In 1937 he would appear in a small role in Maytime, the sound version of the 1910s play in which he had starred. Other notable films in which he appeared include: Two Against the World (1936), starring Humphrey Bogart; the Abbott and Costello vehicle, Buck Privates (1941); Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941), starring Robert Montgomery, Evelyn Keyes, and Claude Rains; Howard Hawk's 1941 classic, Sergeant York, starring Gary Cooper; and The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944), starring Fredric March. During the 1950s, Wood appeared in a handful of pictures, mostly B-films. During the early and mid-1950s Wood would make several guest appearances on several television series, including The Lone Ranger (1950–51), Fireside Theater (1952-53), and Topper (1954). His final screen performance would be in a small role in That Certain Feeling (1956), starring Bob Hope, Eva Marie Saint, and George Sanders. In 1958 Wood returned to the Broadway stage with a supporting role in Jane Eyre, it would be his final acting performance. Wood died on January 13, 1966 in the Woodland Hills area of Los Angeles, California.

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Oct 31, 1880 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Bottoms Up 1934-04-12
Latest Project:
Movie That Certain Feeling 1956-06-04
Known For
Poster of The Senator Was Indiscreet
Poster of Mardi Gras
Poster of Juarez
Poster of Over the Goal
Movie That Certain Feeling Senator 1956-06-04
Movie No Man's Woman Philip Grant 1955-10-27
Movie Cattle Queen Judge Whipple 1951-11-15
Movie Border Outlaws Rancher Kimball 1950-11-01
Movie Harriet Craig Mr. Norwood (Uncredited) 1950-11-02
Movie An Old-Fashioned Girl Mr. Shaw 1949-01-19
Movie I Surrender Dear R.H. Collins 1948-10-06
Movie Blondie's Big Moment Theodore Payson (uncredited) 1947-01-09
Movie Fun on a Weekend John Durand (Uncredited) 1947-05-15
Movie The Judge Steps Out Cabot Royce Winthrop 1947-12-15
Movie Little Miss Broadway Richard Nichols Sr. 1947-06-19
Movie The Senator Was Indiscreet University President 1947-12-31
Movie Tomorrow Is Forever Charles Hamilton 1946-02-20
Movie Because of Him Samual Hapgood 1946-01-18
Movie Night Editor Bank President 1946-03-29
Movie The Missing Lady Alfred Kester 1946-08-17
Movie The Big Show-Off Dr. Dinwiddle 1945-01-22
Movie Patrick the Great Sir Orville 1945-05-04
Movie Boston Blackie Booked on Suspicion Alexander Harmon 1945-05-10
Movie Voice of the Whistler Paul Kitridge - Attorney (uncredited) 1945-10-30
Movie Come Out Fighting Mayor 1945-09-29
Movie I'm from Arkansas Governor 1944-10-31
Movie Crazy House Studio Bidder 1943-10-08
Movie Mardi Gras Harrison Piske 1943-10-01
Movie What a Woman Dean Alfred B. Shaeffer 1943-12-29
Movie Murder in the Big House Burgen 1942-04-11
Movie Parachute Nurse Maj. Devon 1942-08-06
Movie In the Navy Admiral (uncredited) 1941-05-30
Movie Buck Privates Randolph Parker II (uncredited) 1941-01-31
Movie Blossoms in the Dust Senator 1941-08-15
Movie H.M. Pulham, Esq. Mr. 'J.T.' Bullard 1941-12-04
Movie Sergeant York Major Hylan (uncredited) 1941-09-27
Movie Honky Tonk Governor Wilson 1941-10-01
Movie Waterloo Bridge Vicar at Estate Dance (uncredited) 1940-05-17
Movie Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet Speidler 1940-02-23
Movie The Man Who Wouldn't Talk Walker 1940-01-11
Movie Babies for Sale Dr. Aleshire 1940-06-14
Movie Teddy the Rough Rider President William McKinley 1940-02-21
Movie Private Affairs Mr. Stanley 1940-07-05
Movie Public Deb No. 1 Director 1940-09-13
Movie Spring Parade General 1940-09-27
Movie Boom Town Oil Man at New York Meeting (uncredited) 1940-08-30
Movie Sudden Money Mr. Jordan 1939-03-31
Movie Off the Record J. W. 1939-01-21
Movie East Side of Heaven Fisher 1939-04-07
Movie Three Smart Girls Grow Up Uncle Joe 1939-03-24
Movie Juarez Mr. Hartman (uncredited) 1939-06-10
Movie Eternally Yours Phillips 1939-10-07
Movie 20,000 Men a Year Crandall 1939-10-26
Movie Gold Is Where You Find It Judge H.B. Clayburn (uncredited) 1938-02-12
Movie Mannequin Rogers (Uncredited) 1938-01-21
Movie The Beloved Brat Mr. Butler 1938-04-30
Movie I Am the Law District Attorney Bert Beery 1938-08-25
Movie Kentucky Race Track Patron 1938-12-30
Movie This Is My Affair Henry Maxwell 1937-05-28
Movie Guns of the Pecos Texas Governor 1937-01-02
Movie On the Avenue Mr. Trivet 1937-02-12
Movie The Man Who Found Himself Medical Board Doctor 1937-04-02
Movie The Case of the Stuttering Bishop Renald C. Brownley 1937-06-08
Movie Over the Goal Dr. Marshall 1937-10-16
Movie The Man in the Barn Army Officer (uncredited) 1937-11-20
Movie Dangerously Yours Walter Chandler 1937-09-21
Movie Navy Born Mr. Strickland 1936-06-02
Movie Dracula's Daughter Dr. Townsend 1936-05-11
Movie Two Against the World Malcolm Sims 1936-07-11
Movie The Prisoner of Shark Island Gen. Ewing 1936-02-12
Movie Jailbreak Governor Daden 1936-08-05
Movie Wedding Present Willett 1936-10-09
Movie Great Guy Mayor 1936-12-01
Movie Two in a Crowd Banker Ralston 1936-10-03
Movie College Scandal Dean Traynor 1935-06-21
Movie The Wedding Night Leland Heywood 1935-03-08
Movie A Night at the Ritz Board of Directors' Chairman (uncredited) 1935-03-23
Movie Spring Tonic Mr. Ingalls 1935-06-27
Movie Special Agent Federal Judge (uncredited) 1935-09-14
Movie Dangerous Elmont 1935-12-25
Movie The Great Impersonation Unknown 1935-12-08
Movie Bottoms Up John Baldwin 1934-04-12
Movie The Trumpet Blows Senor Ramirez 1934-04-14
Movie The President Vanishes Roger Grant 1934-11-17
Movie Great Expectations Wopsle 1934-10-22
Movie The Fountain de Greve 1934-08-22