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Alan Napier

Alan Napier (born Alan William Napier-Clavering) was an English actor. After a decade in London West End theatres, he had a long film career first in Britain and then in Hollywood. He eventually became widely known for portraying Alfred the butler in the 1960s live-action Batman television series.

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Jan 7, 1903 In Birmingham, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Caste 1930-09-01
Latest Project:
Series Flying High 1978-09-29
Known For
Poster of Mary Poppins
Poster of Marnie
Poster of The Sword in the Stone
Poster of Miami Exposé
Series Flying High Unknown 1978-09-29
Series The Paper Chase Unknown 1978-09-09
Series QB VII Semple 1974-04-29
Series Kojak Unknown 1973-10-24
Series Night Gallery Unknown 1970-12-16
Series Ironside Unknown 1967-03-28
Series Batman Alfred 1966-01-12
Series Family Affair Unknown 1966-09-12
Movie Batman Alfred 1966-07-30
Series Laredo Unknown 1965-09-16
Movie The Loved One British Club Official 1965-10-11
Movie Mary Poppins Huntsman / Reporter #3 / Hound (voice) (uncredited) 1964-08-27
Series The Rogues John McKellway 1964-09-13
Movie Marnie Mr. Rutland 1964-07-17
Movie 36 Hours Col. Peter MacLean 1964-11-26
Series Daniel Boone Unknown 1964-09-24
Movie Signpost to Murder The Vicar 1964-12-04
Series Breaking Point Unknown 1963-09-16
Movie The Sword in the Stone Sir Pellinore (voice) 1963-12-25
Movie Tender Is the Night Señor Pardo 1962-01-19
Movie The Premature Burial Dr. Gideon Gault 1962-03-07
Series The Beverly Hillbillies Unknown 1962-09-26
Series The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Mr. Hodges 1962-09-20
Series Don't Call Me Charlie Gen. Steele 1962-09-21
Series Checkmate Father Dunne, the Abbot 1960-09-17
Series Thriller Unknown 1960-09-13
Series The Roaring 20's Unknown 1960-10-15
Series The Third Man Unknown 1959-10-02
Movie Island of Lost Women Dr. Paul Lujan 1959-03-20
Series Five Fingers Wembley 1959-10-04
Series The Twilight Zone Capt. Protheroe 1959-10-02
Movie Journey to the Center of the Earth Dean 1959-12-15
Series The Detectives Unknown 1959-10-16
Series Adventures in Paradise Unknown 1959-10-05
Series Panic! Unknown 1957-03-05
Movie Until They Sail Prosecution Attorney 1957-10-08
Series Tales of Wells Fargo Colonel Decatur 1957-03-18
Movie Miami Exposé Ray Sheridan 1956-09-01
Series Telephone Time Unknown 1956-04-08
Movie The Mole People Elinu, the High Priest 1956-12-01
Movie Moonfleet Parson Glennie 1955-06-24
Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1955-10-02
Movie The Court Jester Sir Brockhurst 1955-12-24
Series The 20th Century Fox Hour Unknown 1955-10-05
Movie Désirée Despreaux 1954-11-16
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Movie Julius Caesar Cicero 1953-06-04
Movie Young Bess Robert Tyrwhitt 1953-05-29
Movie Big Jim McLain Sturak 1952-08-30
Series Cavalcade of America Unknown 1952-10-01
Series Biff Baker U.S.A. Unknown 1952-11-06
Movie Double Crossbones Capt. Kidd 1951-04-26
Movie Tarzan's Peril Commissioner Peters 1951-03-13
Movie The Great Caruso Jean de Reszke 1951-04-16
Movie The Blue Veil Professor George Carter 1951-10-26
Movie Across the Wide Missouri Capt. Humberstone Lyon 1951-10-12
Movie The Strange Door Count Grassin 1951-06-21
Series Lux Video Theatre Unknown 1950-10-02
Movie Tripoli Khalil 1950-11-09
Movie Tarzan's Magic Fountain Jessup 1949-02-05
Movie Criss Cross Finchley 1949-02-04
Movie My Own True Love Kittredge 1949-02-02
Movie A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court High Executioner 1949-04-18
Movie The Red Danube The General 1949-10-14
Movie Master Minds Dr. Druzik 1949-11-27
Movie Manhandled Alton Bennet 1949-05-25
Movie Challenge to Lassie Lord Provost 1949-10-31
Movie Johnny Belinda Defense Attorney 1948-09-14
Movie Macbeth A Holy Father 1948-10-01
Movie Hills of Home Sir George 1948-11-25
Movie Joan of Arc Earl of Warwick 1948-12-22
Movie High Conquest Tommy Donlin 1947-06-21
Movie Fiesta The Tourist 1947-06-12
Movie Sinbad the Sailor Aga 1947-01-13
Movie Ivy Sir Jonathan Wright 1947-06-26
Movie Adventure Island Attwater 1947-08-13
Movie The Lone Wolf in London Monty Beresford 1947-11-13
Movie Unconquered Sir William Johnson 1947-10-10
Movie Forever Amber Landale 1947-10-10
Movie Lured Detective Gordon 1947-08-28
Movie Driftwood Dr. Nicholas Adams 1947-09-15
Movie House of Horrors F. Holmes Harmon 1946-03-29
Movie Three Strangers David Shackleford 1946-01-28
Movie A Scandal in Paris Houdon De Pierremont, Police Minister 1946-07-19
Movie The Strange Woman Judge Henry Saladine 1946-10-25
Movie Hangover Square Sir Henry Chapman 1945-02-07
Movie Isle of the Dead St. Aubyn 1945-09-01
Movie Action in Arabia Eric Latimer 1944-02-18
Movie Ministry of Fear Dr. Forrester 1944-05-19
Movie The Uninvited Dr. Scott 1944-02-18
Movie The Hairy Ape MacDougald, Chief Engineer 1944-07-02
Movie Mademoiselle Fifi The Count de Breville 1944-07-28
Movie Lassie Come Home Jock 1943-12-01
Movie Assignment in Brittany Sam Wells 1943-03-11
Movie Madame Curie Dr. Bladh (uncredited) 1943-12-16
Movie Lost Angel Dr. Woodring 1943-12-23
Movie Eagle Squadron Black Watch officer 1942-06-16
Movie Cat People Doc Carver (uncredited) 1942-12-05
Movie Random Harvest Julian 1942-12-17
Movie Confirm or Deny Updyke (scenes deleted) 1941-12-12
Movie The Invisible Man Returns Willie Spears 1940-01-12
Movie The House of the Seven Gables Fuller 1940-02-29
Movie The Four Just Men Sir Hamar Ryman M.P. 1939-06-01
Movie We Are Not Alone Archdeacon 1939-11-25
Movie For Valour General 1937-03-16
Movie The Wife of General Ling Governor 1937-04-07
Movie Loyalties Gen. Canynge 1933-07-02
Movie The Wandering Jew Knight (uncredited) 1933-11-15
Movie In a Monastery Garden Count Romano 1932-03-11
Movie Stamboul Bouchier 1931-01-01
Movie Caste Capt. Hawtree 1930-09-01