Alexander Knox

Actor / Screenwriter / Playwright | * 01/16/1907 († 88, 04/25/1995) | Strathroy, Ontario (Canada)
Alexander Knox (16 January 1907 – 25 April 1995) was a Canadian actor on stage, screen, and occasionally television. He was nominated for an Oscar and won a Golden Globe for his performance as Woodrow Wilson in the film Wilson (1944). Although his liberal views forced him to leave Hollywood because of McCarthyism, Knox had a long career. He starred in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979 BBC mini-series) as Control, Chief of the Circus and George Smiley's mentor. He was also an author, writing adventure novels set in the Great Lakes area during the 19th century as well as plays and detective novels. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | War

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Awards & Nominations for Alexander Knox

Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama Academy Award for Best Actor

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Movies with Alexander Knox as Actor(66)

as Sen. Hornby1985 Joshua Then and Now
as General1983 Gorky Park
as Henry Stimson - Secretary of War1981 Churchill and the Generals
as Thornton Donegin1980 Cry of the Innocent
as Meyer1977 Holocaust 2000
as The Judge1973 Man Above Men
as Colonel De Graaf1971 Puppet on a Chain
as The American Ambassador1971 Nicholas and Alexandra
as Buffington1970 Skullduggery
as Sir Howard Nettleton1969 Run a Crooked Mile
as General Peronne1969 Fraulein Doktor
as President Madero1968 Villa Rides
as Henry Clarke1968 Shalako
as American General1967 How I Won the War
as Provost1967 Accident
as Commissioner Lighton1967 Bikini Paradise
as Minister1966 Modesty Blaise
as Frank Saville1966 The Psychopath
as Sir Evelyn Baring1966 Khartoum
as Sir Charles Eggerston1965 Crack in the World
as Rev. Anderson1965 Mister Moses
as Colonel Burton1964 Man in the Middle
as Detective Inspector Lomer1964 Woman of Straw
as Bernard1963 The Damned
as Frederick Bonner1963 In the Cool of the Day
as Maj. Gen. Walter Bedell Smith1962 The Longest Day
as Sir Edgar Clarke1960 Oscar Wilde
as President1960 Crack in the Mirror
as Walter Keyser1959 Operation Amsterdam
as Sir Giles Manning1958 Davy
as Dr. McNeil1958 Intent to Kill
as Gestapo Leader Müller1958 The Two-Headed Spy
as Chandler Bridson1958 Chase a Crooked Shadow
as Leonard Pawley1958 Storm Over Jamaica
as Father Godwin1958 The Vikings
as Stephen MacKenzie1957 High Tide at Noon
as Hartman1957 Hidden Fear
as Mr. Joyce1956 Reach for the Sky
as Dr. Peter Walton1955 Alias John Preston
as Owen Robertson1955 The Night My Number Came Up
as Dr. Clive Esmond1954 The Sleeping Tiger
as Chief Justice1954 The Divided Heart
as Dr. Clifford Frazer1952 Paula
as George Girard1952 Europe '51
as Professor Megroth1951 Saturday's Hero
as Dr. Curtis Lanyon1951 The Son of Dr. Jekyll
as Will Isham1951 Man in the Saddle
as Vincent Mailer1951 Two of a Kind
as Mark Landis1949 Tokyo Joe
as Mallory St. Aubyn1948 The Sign of the Ram
as Judge Thomas Bailey1947 The Judge Steps Out
as Dr. McDonnell1946 Sister Kenny
as Max W. Wharton1945 Over 21
as Woodrow Wilson1944 Wilson
as Wilhelm Grimm1944 None Shall Escape
as German Captain1942 Commandos Strike at Dawn
as Rector1942 This Above All
as Humphrey Van Weyden1941 The Sea Wolf
as Saunders1939 Cheer Boys Cheer
as Bit Part1939 The Four Feathers
as Dr Anthony Lomond1938 The Gaunt Stranger
as Ludwick’s Assistant (uncredited)1936 Rembrandt

TV Shows/Series with Alexander Knox as Actor(9)

Movies with Alexander Knox as Crew(2)

Writing/Screenplay1947 The Judge Steps Out
Writing/Screenplay1946 Sister Kenny

Full Name: Alexander Knox
Citizenship: Canada
Born: Wednesday, 01/16 1907 (January) in Strathroy, Ontario (Canada)
Died: Tuesday, 04/25 1995 (April) in Berwick-upon-Tweed (aged: 88)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Western University
Spouses (current/former): Doris Nolan
Alexander Knox frequently works together with these people:
Joseph Losey (6x, Crew)
Darryl F. Zanuck (5x, Crew)
André De Toth (5x, Crew)
Roger Moore (4x, Actor)
Ralph Richardson (4x, Actor)
Robert Mitchum (4x, Actor)
Rhys Williams (4x, Actor)
Terence Rigby (4x, Actor)
Paul Stassino (4x, Actor)
Charles Houston (4x, Actor)
Suzanne Lloyd (4x, Actress)
Jean Louis (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:308605, Added: 08/13/2018, Last updated: 10/03/2021