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Erskine Sanford

Erskine Sanford was an American actor on the stage, in radio and motion pictures. As a member of Orson Welles's Mercury Theatre company he appears in several of Welles's films, most notably as the bumbling, perspiring newspaper editor Herbert Carter in Citizen Kane!

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Nov 19, 1885 In Trinidad, Colorado, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Too Much Johnson 1938-08-13
Latest Project:
Movie Sierra 1950-06-01
Known For
Poster of The Best Years of Our Lives
Poster of Spellbound
Poster of Ministry of Fear
Poster of The Magnificent Ambersons
Movie Sierra Judge Prentiss 1950-06-01
Movie Impact Dr. Henry Bender 1949-03-20
Movie Night Unto Night Dr. Gallen Altheim 1949-06-10
Movie You Were Meant for Me Frank Smith (uncredited) 1948-01-28
Movie Macbeth Duncan 1948-10-01
Movie Letter from an Unknown Woman Porter 1948-04-28
Movie Kidnapped Rankeillor 1948-11-28
Movie Wake of the Red Witch Dr. van Arken 1948-12-30
Movie Possessed Dr. Sherman - Graham's physician at inquest 1947-05-29
Movie The Lady from Shanghai Judge 1947-12-24
Movie The Voice of the Turtle Storekeeper 1947-12-25
Movie Without Reservations Timothy Helgelander (uncredited) 1946-05-13
Movie From This Day Forward Mr. Higgler 1946-03-02
Movie The Stranger Party Guest 1946-07-02
Movie Crack-Up Museum Director Barton 1946-09-06
Movie The Best Years of Our Lives Bullard 1946-12-25
Movie Angel on My Shoulder Minister 1946-09-20
Movie A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Undertaker (uncredited) 1945-02-28
Movie Spellbound Dr. Galt (uncredited) 1945-11-08
Movie Girls of the Big House Professor O'Neill 1945-11-02
Movie Ministry of Fear George Rennit, private investigator 1944-05-19
Movie Mr. Skeffington Dr. Fawcette (uncredited) 1944-05-25
Movie Jane Eyre Mr. Briggs (uncredited) 1943-12-24
Movie The Wife Takes a Flyer Jan 1942-04-28
Movie The Magnificent Ambersons Roger Bronson 1942-07-10
Movie Citizen Kane Herbert Carter 1941-04-17
Movie Appointment for Love Hastings' Butler (uncredited) 1941-10-31
Movie Pop Always Pays John Hayes 1940-06-21
Movie Too Much Johnson Frederick 1938-08-13