Ray Milland

Actor / Film Director / Screenwriter / Film Producer / Television Director | * 01/03/1907 († 79, 03/10/1986) | Neath, Glamorgan, Wales (United Kingdom (UK))
Ray Milland (born Alfred Reginald Jones; 3 January 1907 – 10 March 1986) was a Welsh-American actor and film director. His screen career ran from 1929 to 1985. He is remembered for his Academy Award and Cannes Film Festival Award-winning portrayal of an alcoholic writer in Billy Wilder's The Lost Weekend (1945) and also for such roles as a sophisticated leading man opposite John Wayne's corrupt character in Reap the Wild Wind (1942), the murder-plotting husband in Alfred Hitchcock's Dial M for Murder (1954) and Oliver Barrett III in Love Story (1970). Before becoming an actor, Milland served in the Household Cavalry of the British Army, becoming a proficient marksman, horseman and aeroplane pilot. He left the army to pursue a career in acting and appeared as an extra in several British productions before getting his first major role in The Flying Scotsman (1929). This... ()
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Ray Milland (born Reginald Alfred John Truscott-Jones or Alfred Reginald Jones; 3 January 1907 – 10 March 1986) was a Welsh actor and director. He is best remembered for his Academy Award–winning portrayal of an alcoholic writer in The Lost Weekend (1945), as well as for his performances in Dial M for Murder (1954) and Love Story (1970).

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Ray Milland

Academy Award for Best Actor National Board of Review Award for Best Actor Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actor Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Academy Award for Best Actor Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
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Movies with Ray Milland as Actor(148)

as Self (archive footage)1997 The Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender
as Professor Timothy Wallace1985 The Sea Serpent
as Home Security1984 The Masks of Death
as Q. T. Thornwell1983 Starflight One
as (in "The Lost Weekend") (archive footage)1982 Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid
as Prof. Harrison Soames1980 Cave-In!
as Wendell1980 The Attic
as Colonal Brettle1980 Game for Vultures
as Prof. Meredith1979 The Darker Side of Terror
as Professor1979 Survival Run
as Hassan1978 Slavers
as Sire Uri1978 Battlestar Galactica
as Richard Stafford1978 Blackout
as Oliver Barrett III1978 Oliver's Story
as Dr. Isiah Bakkun1978 Cruise Into Terror
as Dr. Joseph Mannheim1977 Mayday at 40,000 Feet!
as Inspector Thompson1977 The Pyjama Girl Case
as Frank Richards1977 The Uncanny
as Boss Stewart1977 Oil
as Brigadier General Whale1976 Aces High
as Johann Hurtil1976 The Swiss Conspiracy
as Fleishacker1976 The Last Tycoon
as Aristotle Bolt1975 Escape to Witch Mountain
as Carson McKell1975 Ellery Queen: Too Many Suspects
as Jim Moss / Varrick1975 The Dead Don't Die
as Dr. Roger Mann1974 Witness to Murder
as Hurry Hirschfeld1974 Gold
as Stewart Henderson1973 The House in Nightmare Park
as Harry Flexner1973 Terror in the Wax Museum
as Pete Handley1973 The Big Game
as Maxwell Kirshner1972 The Thing with Two Heads
as Jason Crockett1972 Frogs
as Ambassador1972 Embassy
as Caleb Hobbs1971 Black Noon
as Evelyn Rose1971 River of Gold
as George DeSalles1970 Company of Killers
as Oliver Barrett III1970 Love Story
as Prof. Samuel Hale Constable1969 Daughter of the Mind
as Simon Crawford1968 Hostile Witness
as (archive footage)1965 The Love Goddesses
as Mario Forni1964 The Confession
as James Xavier1963 X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes
as Harry Baldwin1962 Panic in Year Zero!
as Guy Carrell1962 The Premature Burial
as Satan (voice) (uncredited)1961 King of Kings
as Colley Dawson1958 The Safecracker
as Nardo Denning1957 The River's Edge
as Wing Commander Rudge1957 High Flight
as Joe DiMarco1956 Three Brave Men
as Robert John Evans1956 Lisbon
as Stanford White1955 The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing
as Wes Steele1955 A Man Alone
as Tony Wendice1954 Dial M for Murder
as Gary Stuart1953 Let's Do It Again
as Patrick Fairlie1953 Jamaica Run
as Alan Miller1952 Something to Live For
as Kern Shafter1952 Bugles in the Afternoon
as Allan Fields1952 The Thief
as Brad Sheridan1951 Close to My Heart
as Clay Douglas1951 Circle of Danger
as Eric Yeager1951 Rhubarb
as Philip Ainley1951 Night Into Morning
as Johnny Carter1950 Copper Canyon
as Steve Harleigh1950 A Life of Her Own
as Alec Stevenson1950 A Woman of Distinction
as Nick Beal1949 Alias Nick Beal
as Vernon Simpson1949 It Happens Every Spring
as Robert Lawson1948 Sealed Verdict
as Mark Bellis1948 So Evil My Love
as George Stroud1948 The Big Clock
as Gilbert Sedley1947 The Trouble with Women
as Ralph Denistoun1947 Golden Earrings
as himself1947 Variety Girl
as Jonathan Trumbo1947 California
as Clive Loring1946 The Imperfect Lady
as Dudley Briggs1946 The Well Groomed Bride
as Sir Hugh Marcy1945 Kitty
as Don Birnam1945 The Lost Weekend
as Roderick Fitzgerald1944 The Uninvited
as Charley Johnson1944 Lady in the Dark
as Stephen Neale1944 Ministry of Fear
as John1944 Till We Meet Again
as Bill Trimble1943 Forever and a Day
as Brad Cavanaugh1943 The Crystal Ball
as George Cugat1942 Are Husbands Necessary?
as Stephen Tolliver1942 Reap the Wild Wind
as Philip Kirby1942 The Major and the Minor
as Kenneth Clarence Harper1942 The Lady Has Plans
as Near-Collision Man (uncredited)1941 Sullivan's Travels
as Jeff Young1941 I Wanted Wings
as Tony Kenyon1941 Skylark
as Alan Howard1940 French Without Tears
as Don Marshall1940 Irene
as Tom Martin1940 Arise, My Love
as Timothy Sterling1940 The Doctor Takes a Wife
as William Crawford1940 Untamed
as John Geste1939 Beau Geste
as Lieutenant Nemassy1939 Hotel Imperial
as Geoffrey Thompson1939 Everything Happens at Night
as Bob Mitchell1938 Her Jungle Love
as Scott Barnes1938 Men with Wings
as Ken Warren1938 Tropic Holiday
as Richard Carrington, Jr.1938 Say It in French
as Richard "Stony" Gilchrist1937 Wings Over Honolulu
as Robert Herrick1937 Ebb Tide
as Hugh "Bulldog" Drummond1937 Bulldog Drummond Escapes
as John Ball Jr.1937 Easy Living
as John O'Halloran1937 Wise Girl
as Bob Miller1936 The Big Broadcast of 1937
as Lord Michael Stuart1936 Three Smart Girls
as Jimmy Dawson1936 The Return of Sophie Lang
as Tommy Abbott (as Raymond Milland)1936 Next Time We Love
as Christopher Powell1936 The Jungle Princess
as Taylor Henry1935 The Glass Key
as Charles Gray (Lord Granton)1935 The Gilded Lily
as Peter Marshall1935 Alias Mary Dow
as Carl Barrett1935 Four Hours to Kill!
as Freddie Bastion1934 Menace
as Michael Stofani1934 We're Not Dressing
as Tony St. John1934 One Hour Late
as Ted Lambert1934 Many Happy Returns
as Neil Howard1934 Charlie Chan in London
as Robert Coray1934 Bolero
as Bob Travers1933 This Is the Life
as Dashwood1933 Orders Is Orders
as James Medland1932 Payment Deferred
as Eddie (uncredited)1932 The Man Who Played God
as Mr. Stewart1932 But the Flesh Is Weak
as Church Usher (uncredited)1932 Polly of the Circus
as Joe Reynolds1931 Blonde Crazy
as King Lothar1931 Ambassador Bill
as Geoffrey Trent1931 The Bachelor Father
as 3rd Admirer1931 Strangers May Kiss
as Charles Carter Jr.1931 Bought!
as Freddie1931 Just a Gigolo
as Ship's Officer1930 Way for a Sailor
as Party Guest with Letter (uncredited)1930 Passion Flower
as Sharpshooter1929 The Informer
as Jim Edwards1929 The Flying Scotsman
as Tom Roberts1929 The Lady from the Sea
as Diner in Nightclub (uncredited)1929 Piccadilly
as Theater Patron (uncredited)1928 Moulin Rouge

TV Shows/Series with Ray Milland as Actor(24)

as Lawrence Radford1980 The Dream Merchants
as Sire Uri1978 Battlestar Galactica
as Peter Bradbury1977 The Love Boat
as Douglas Fredericks1977 Seventh Avenue
as Oliver Barrows1976 Charlie's Angels
as Jarvis Goodland1971 Columbo
as Arthur Kennicutt1971 Columbo
as Howard Fennick1962 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour
as himself1962 The Merv Griffin Show
1959 Markham
as Roy Markham1957 Suspicion
as Russel Kent1953 General Electric Theater
as Woodward1953 General Electric Theater
as Caradoc Williams1953 General Electric Theater
as Harry Carstairs1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars
as Self - Mystery Guest1950 What's My Line?
as Self - Panelist1950 What's My Line?

Movies with Ray Milland as Crew(8)

Directing/Director1968 Hostile Witness
Directing/Director1962 Panic in Year Zero!
Directing/Director1958 The Safecracker
Writing/Story1958 The Safecracker
Directing/Director1956 Lisbon
Production/Associate Producer1956 Lisbon
Directing/Director1955 A Man Alone
Crew/Technical Advisor1929 The Informer

TV Shows/Series with Ray Milland as Crew(3)

Directing/Director1960 Thriller
Directing/Director1953 General Electric Theater
Directing/Director1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars

Full Name: Alfred Jones
Born: Thursday, 01/03 1907 (January) in Neath, Glamorgan, Wales (United Kingdom (UK))
Died: Monday, 03/10 1986 (March) in Torrance (aged: 79)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Goat)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: Kings Monkton School
Other names for Ray Milland (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Raymond Milland"
"R.A. Milland"
"R. Milland"
"Raymond Alton Milland"
"Alfred Reginald Jones"
"Reginald Truscott-Jones"
"Reginald Alfred John Truscott-Jones"
"Spike Milland"
"Рей Милланд"
"Рэй Милланд"
Ray Milland frequently works together with these people:
Hans Dreier (31x, Crew)
Edith Head (27x, Crew)
Wally Westmore (17x, Crew)
Victor Young (17x, Crew)
Vincent Price (13x, Actor)
Mitchell Leisen (13x, Crew)
Vera Miles (12x, Actress)
Phyllis Thaxter (12x, Actress)
Jeanette Nolan (11x, Actress)
Boris Karloff (11x, Actor)
Pat Crowley (11x, Actress)
Bess Flowers (10x, Actress)
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