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Maurice Cass

From Wikipedia Maurice Cass was a character actor in numerous films and television shows. Born in Lithuania, he came to the US to pursue an acting career. His slight build, frizzy hair and pince-nez glasses cast him as the "absent minded professor" or eccentric scientist type in many of his films, such as the character who discovers the element kryptonite in Adventures of Superman. He is best remembered for his role as Professor Newton in the 1954 TV science fiction series Rocky Jones, Space Ranger.


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Born:
Oct 12, 1884 In Vilna, Russian Empire [now Vilnius, Lithuania]
Movie/TV Credits:
48
First Appeared:
In the movie Whispering Smith Speaks 1935-05-15
Latest Project:
Movie Forbidden Moon 1956-01-01
Known For
Filmography
Movie Forbidden Moon Prof. Newton 1956-01-01
Movie Silver Needle in the Sky Prof. Newton 1954-01-01
Movie The Gypsy Moon Prof. Newton 1954-12-25
Movie Something to Live For Critic 1952-03-07
Movie Once More, My Darling Dr. Grasser 1949-09-10
Movie High Conquest Tony - the Waiter 1947-06-21
Movie The Catman of Paris Paul de Roche 1946-04-20
Movie I've Always Loved You Music Teacher 2 1946-12-02
Movie Two Sisters from Boston Music Master (uncredited) 1946-06-06
Movie Angel on My Shoulder Lucius (uncredited) 1946-09-20
Movie She Gets Her Man Mr. Pudge 1945-01-12
Movie Her Lucky Night Papa 1945-02-09
Movie Paris Underground Patriot 1945-10-18
Movie Federal Operator 99 Signor Giuseppe Morello 1945-07-07
Movie Mission to Moscow Yugoslavian President (uncredited) 1943-04-29
Movie Too Many Women Dr. Hamilton 1942-02-27
Movie Charley's Aunt Octogenarian 1941-08-01
Movie Florian Mayor 1940-06-05
Movie Cross-Country Romance James McGillicuddy 1940-07-12
Movie High School Franklin Jefferson 1940-01-26
Movie The Son of Monte Cristo Max, Tailor 1940-12-05
Movie Lady with Red Hair Scenic Artist (uncredited) 1940-11-30
Movie No, No, Nanette Art Critic 1940-12-19
Movie Sunset Trail E. Prescott Furbush 1939-02-24
Movie The Great Man Votes Children's Society Report Writer 1939-01-13
Movie Rose of Washington Square Mr. Mok 1939-05-05
Movie Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Handwriting Expert (uncredited) 1939-10-19
Movie Naughty But Nice Mr. Maurice, First Witness (uncredited) 1939-06-23
Movie Second Fiddle Alex Blank 1939-06-30
Movie The Lone Wolf in Paris Alfonse Fromont - Hotel Manager 1938-05-25
Movie Gangs of New York Phillips 1938-05-23
Movie Gold Diggers in Paris Mr. Vail 1938-06-11
Movie When Were You Born Dr. Merton 1938-06-18
Movie The Affairs of Annabel Dr. Rubnick 1938-09-09
Movie Danger - Love at Work Uncle Goliath 1937-09-30
Movie Big Business Judge 1937-06-18
Movie Confession Music Professor (uncredited) 1937-08-19
Movie Life Begins in College Dean Moss 1937-10-01
Movie Ali Baba Goes to Town Omar 1937-10-29
Movie Exiled to Shanghai Hotel Manager 1937-12-20
Movie Big Town Girl Mr. Huff 1937-12-03
Movie Give Us This Night Guido 1936-03-06
Movie Arbor Day monsieur Cass 1936-05-02
Movie Swing Banditry Royal C. Cummings (uncredited) 1936-09-09
Movie Charlie Chan at the Opera Mr. Arnold 1936-12-04
Movie Whispering Smith Speaks C. Luddington Colfax 1935-05-15
Movie We're Only Human Grocer at Deli 1935-12-27
Movie Professional Soldier Monsieur Le Noir 1935-12-27