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Philip Ober

Philip Nott Ober (March 23, 1902 – September 13, 1982) was an American screen and stage actor. He later retired from acting to work as a diplomat. Ober is best remembered for his roles in the films From Here to Eternity (1953) and North by Northwest (1959). His other notable credits include The Magnificent Yankee (1950), Broken Lance (1954), Torpedo Run (1958) and The Ugly American (1963).

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Mar 23, 1902
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Chloe, Love Is Calling You 1934-04-01
Latest Project:
Movie Assignment to Kill 1968-08-15
Known For
Poster of The Ghost & Mr. Chicken
Poster of I Dream of Jeannie
Poster of Matinee Theater
Poster of From Here to Eternity
Movie Assignment to Kill Bohlen 1968-08-15
Movie The Ghost & Mr. Chicken Nicholas Simmons 1966-01-20
Series The Tammy Grimes Show Unknown 1966-09-08
Series Family Affair Unknown 1966-09-12
Series The Monkees Unknown 1966-09-12
Series Honey West Unknown 1965-09-17
Series I Dream of Jeannie General Stone 1965-09-18
Movie The Adventures of Gallegher Hade 1964-01-24
Movie The Brass Bottle William J. Beevor 1964-05-20
Series Profiles in Courage Unknown 1964-11-08
Series The Munsters Unknown 1964-09-24
Movie The Ugly American 1963-04-02
Series Grindl Unknown 1963-09-15
Series The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Colonel Hoey 1962-09-20
Series Sam Benedict Unknown 1962-09-15
Series The Eleventh Hour Unknown 1962-10-03
Movie Go Naked in the World Josh Kebner 1961-03-10
Series Cain's Hundred Unknown 1961-09-19
Series Thriller Unknown 1960-09-13
Series Checkmate Marshall Winslow 1960-09-17
Movie Elmer Gantry Reverend Planck 1960-07-07
Series Bringing Up Buddy Unknown 1960-10-10
Movie The Facts of Life Doc Mason 1960-11-14
Movie Let No Man Write My Epitaph Grant Holloway 1960-11-10
Movie North by Northwest Lester Townsend 1959-07-08
Movie The Mating Game Wendell Burnshaw 1959-04-29
Series The Twilight Zone Unknown 1959-10-02
Series Startime Unknown 1959-10-06
Series Mr. Lucky Unknown 1959-10-24
Movie Beloved Infidel John Wheeler 1959-11-17
Movie The High Cost of Loving Herb Zorn 1958-05-16
Movie Ten North Frederick Lloyd Williams 1958-05-22
Movie Torpedo Run Adm. Samuel Setton 1958-10-24
Series Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse Unknown 1958-10-06
Series Bat Masterson Unknown 1958-10-08
Movie Tammy and the Bachelor Alfred Bissle 1957-06-14
Series Sugarfoot Unknown 1957-09-17
Series Perry Mason Unknown 1957-09-21
Series M Squad Unknown 1957-09-20
Movie Escapade in Japan Lt. Col. Hargrave 1957-12-23
Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents Malcolm Tawley 1955-10-02
Series Matinee Theater Unknown 1955-10-31
Series The 20th Century Fox Hour Unknown 1955-10-05
Movie About Mrs. Leslie Mort Finley 1954-08-03
Movie Broken Lance Van Cleve 1954-09-25
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Movie The Clown Ralph Z. Henderson 1953-01-16
Movie The Girls of Pleasure Island Col. Reade 1953-04-01
Series City Detective Unknown 1953-09-07
Movie Scandal at Scourie B. G. Belney 1953-05-17
Series Letter to Loretta Unknown 1953-09-20
Movie From Here to Eternity Capt. Dana Holmes 1953-08-28
Movie Washington Story Gilbert Nunnally 1952-07-01
Movie Come Back, Little Sheba Ed Anderson 1952-12-24
Series I Love Lucy Arnold (uncredited) 1951-10-15
Movie The Unknown Man Wayne Kellwin 1951-11-09
Movie The Secret Fury Gregory Kent 1950-02-21
Movie The Magnificent Yankee Owen Wister / Narrator 1950-12-20
Movie Never a Dull Moment Jed 1950-08-19
Series Lux Video Theatre Unknown 1950-10-02
Movie Chloe, Love Is Calling You Jim 1934-04-01