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Henry Wilcoxon
Also known as Henry 'Biff' Wilcoxon, Harry Wilcoxin, Harry Wilcoxon

Harry Frederick Wilcoxon
8th September, 1905
Roseau, Dominica


Actor, producer


Robert Stanley "Tan" Wilcoxon and Lurleen Minuette Nuñez de Córdoba

Robert Owen

Sheila Garret, 1936–37 divorced
Joan Woodbury (1915–89), 1938–69 divorced
Heather Angel (1909–86), 19?–? divorced

Wendy Joan, Heather Ann and Cecilia Dawn


Harrison College, Bridgetown, Barbados
Woolmere College, Kingston, Jamaica
1918–? Ashford Boarding School, Kent, England


Pope and Bradshaw, Bond Street tailors

1920s The 100th Chance
Captain Cook in The Barretts of Wimpole Street, Birmingham Repertory Company, London, England
Eight Ball, Birmingham Repertory Company, London, England

1931 "Larry Tindale" in The Perfect Lady (a.k.a. The Lovelorn Lady), British International Pictures
1932 "Bert Taverner" in Self Made LadyGeorge King Productions
"Inspector Bradley" in The Flying Squad, British Lion Film Corporation
1933 "Stephen Randall" in Taxi to Paradise, Harry Cohen Productions
"Jim Bridge" in Lord of the Manor, Herbert Wilcox Productions
As himself (uncredited) in Hollywood on Parade No. 9, documentary Louis Lewyn Productions
1934 "Captain Launa" in Princess Charming (a.k.a. Alexandra), Gainsborough Pictures
"Marc Antony" in Cleopatra, Paramount Pictures
As himself in The Hollywood You Never See, Paramount Pictures, documentary
1935 "King Richard" in The Crusades, Paramount Pictures
As Crusades cast member (uncredited) in Hollywood Extra Girl, Paramount Pictures, semi-documentary
1936 "Major Duncan Heyward" in The Last of the Mohicans, Edward Small Productions
"James Blake" in The President’s Mystery (a.k.a. One for All UK title), Republic Pictures
"Captain Nicolai Ilyinski" in A Woman Alone (a.k.a. Two Who Dared US title), Garrett-Klement Pictures
1937 "Lieutenant Stanley Tarryton" in Souls at Sea, Paramount Pictures
"Captain Mack" in Jericho (a.k.a. Dark Sands), Buckingham Film Productions
1938 "Jonathan Rand" in Keep Smiling, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
"Dale" in Prison Nurse, Republic Pictures
"Anton Darvak" in Mysterious Mr. Moto, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
"Dr. Scott Williams" in Five of a Kind, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
"Captain of the Watch" in If I Were King, Paramount Pictures
1939 "Allan Graeme" in Woman Doctor, Republic Pictures
"Richard Baldwin" in The Arizona Wildcat, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
"Captain Andre Duvac" in Chasing Danger, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
"Mr. 'Sandee' Sande" in Tarzan Finds a Son!, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
1940 "Dr. Mayberry" in Free, Blonde and 21, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
"Bob Trent" in The Crooked Road, Republic Pictures
"Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds" in Earthbound, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
"Captain Jimmy Madden" in Mystery Sea Raider, Paramount Pictures
1941 "Jordan" (a thug) in The Lone Wolf Takes a Chance, Columbia Pictures Corporation
"Captain Hardy" in That Hamilton Woman (a.k.a. Lady Hamilton UK title), Alexander Korda Films
"Captain Larkin" in South of Tahiti (a.k.a. White Savage UK title), Universal Pictures
"Count Victor Franchi" in The Corsican Brothers, Edward Small Productions
"Dakin Barrolles" in Scotland Yard, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
As himself in Picture People No. 4: Stars Day Off, RKO Radio Pictures, documentary
1942 "Dr. Haggard" in The Man Who Wouldn’t Die, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
"Vicar" in Mrs. Miniver, Loew's
"Oliver Lawrence" in Johnny Doughboy, Republic Pictures
1947 "Inspector Geoffrey James" in Dragnet, Fortune Films
"Captain Steele" in Unconquered, Paramount Pictures
1949 "Sir Lancelot" in A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court (a.k.a. A Yankee in King Arthur’s Court UK title), Paramount Pictures
"Prince Ahtur" in Samson and Delilah, Paramount Pictures
1950 "Vicar" in The Miniver Story, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
As himself (uncredited) in Sunset Blvd., Paramount Pictures
As himself (archival footage) in The Love Goddesses, Janus Film, documentary
As himself (archival footage) in The Costume Designer, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), documentary
1952 "FBI Agent Gregory" and associate producer on The Greatest Show on Earth (a.k.a. Cecil B. DeMille's The Greatest Show on Earth), Paramount Pictures
"Chevalier de Chabrillaine" in Scaramouche, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
1956 "Pentaur" and associate producer on The Ten Commandments, Motion Picture Associates
1958 Producer on The Buccaneer, Paramount Pictures
1965 "Frisian Prince" in The War Lord, Court Productions
1968 "Rear Admiral Arthur L. Stokes" in The Private Navy of Sergeant O’Farrell, John Beck-Naho Productions
1971 "Indian Chie" in Man in the Wilderness, Limbridge
1972 "Dr. Christopher Perry" in The Doomsday Machine (a.k.a. Armageddon 1975, Doomsday, Escape from Planet Earth), First Leisure
1975 "Cut Tongue" and narrator in Against a Crooked Sky, Feature Films for Families
1976 "Trevor Kingman" in Pony Express Rider, Doty-Dayton Production
A "silent film director" in Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood, Paramount Pictures
1978 "Win Talbot" in F.I.S.T., Chateau Productions
1980 "Bishop Pickering" in Caddyshack, Orion Pictures
1980 "Mr. Chevalier" in The Man with Bogart's Face (a.k.a. Sam Marlowe, Private Eye), Melvin Simon Productions
1983 "Greyfeather" in Sweet 16 (a.k.a. Sweet Sixteen), Orion Pictures

1963 Co-producer in The World's Greatest Showman: The Legend of Cecil B. DeMille, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
1965 "Don Alfredo" in The Big Valley, episode: Winner Lose All, Levee-Gardner-Laven Productions
1966 "William Blunt" in Daniel Boone, episode: Fifty Rifles, Arcola Pictures
"Admiral Rockland" in Preview Tonight, episode: Search, Pursue and Destroy, Bing Crosby Productions
"Laslo Gagni" in I Spy, episode: Will the Real Good Guys Please Stand Up?, 3F Productions
"Wills" in The Road West, episode: Shaman, Universal TV
1967 "Captain Bowers" in The F.B.I., episode: The Gray Passenger, Quinn Martin Productions (QM)
"Ghost Wolf" Cimarron Strip, episodes: The Battle of Bloody Stones, CBS
1968 "Prime Minister Garth" in It Takes a Thief, episode: A Matter of Royal Larceny, Universal TV
1969 "Armando Galiano" in The Wild Wild West, episode: The Night of the Pistoleros, Bruce Lansbury Productions
"Captain Rick Ballinger" in Marcus Welby, M.D., episode: All Flags Flying, Universal TV
1970 "John Bramley" in Gunsmoke (a.k.a. Gun Law UK title, Marshal Dillon US rerun title) episode: Stark, Arness Production Company
1971 "Bishop Andrade" in Sarge: The Badge or the Cross, Universal TV, movie
1974 "Cana" in The Tribe (a.k.a. Cro-Magnon), Universal TV, movie
1975 "Alexander Sand" in The Log of the Black Pearl, Mark VII Ltd., movie
The Legendary Curse of the Hope Diamond, David L. Wolper Productions, movie
1978 "Judge Henry J. Wheeler", When Every Day Was the Fourth of July, Dan Curtis Productions, movie
1979 "Harrington", The Two Worlds of Jennie Logan, Charles Fries Productions, movie
1980 "Secretary of War Stimson", Enola Gay: The Men, the Mission, the Atomic Bomb, Viacom Productions, movie
1982 "Mr. Mathers", Cagney & Lacey, episode: Mr. Lonelyhearts, CBS, movie
2004 As himself (archival footage) in Cecil B. DeMille: American Epic, Photoplay Productions, documentary


1991 Lionheart in Hollywood: The Autobiography of Henry Wilcoxon, co-authored by Katherine Orrison, Scarecrow Press


1952 Best Picture The Greatest Show on Earth from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), associate producer
1956 Citation of Merit from the American Cancer Society, the Wilcoxon Group Players Annual Nativity Play, Santa Monica, California, USA
Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame


1941 Joined the US Coast Guard during the Second World War; rose to rank of Lieutenant (1941–45)


6th March, 1984
Los Angeles, California, USA
Congestive heart failure; cancer