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Cecil Kellaway ACTOR


Cecil Kellaway was born on August 22nd, 1893 in Cape Town, South Africa with the birth name Cecil Lauriston Kellaway.  The majority of his career in the industry was spent working as an actor, author and director in Australia.
Kellaway earned two Oscar nominations for Best Supporting Actor for his roles in, "The Luck of the Irish" (1948) starring Tyrone Power, Anne Baxter, Lee J. Cobb and Jayne Meadows and "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" (1967) starring Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Sidney Poitier, Isabel Sanford and Katharine Houghton.  Other more well known film roles included, "Wuthering Heights" (1939) starring alongside Laurence Olivier, Merle Oberon, David Niven, Donald Crisp, Leo G. Carroll and Flora Robson, "The House of the Seven Gables" (1940) also starring George Sanders, Margaret Lindsay, Vincent Price and Dick Foran, "The Letter" (1940) starring Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, James Stephenson and Gale Sondergaard, "Love Letters" (1945) co-starring Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Ann Richards, Gladys Cooper and Anita Louise, "The Postman Always Rings Twice" (1946) starring John Garfield and Lana Turner, "Unconquered" (1947) starring Gary Cooper, Paulette Goddard, Howard Da Silve, Ward Bond, C. Aubrey Smith, Virginia Grey, Henry Wilcoxon and Boris Karloff and "Portrait of Jennie" (1948) starring Jennifer Jones and Joseph Cotten, Lillian Gish, Ethel Barrymore, Anne Francis, Brian Keith, Nancy Davis, David Wayne and Henry Hull and "Proud Rebel" (1958) starring with Alan Ladd, Olivia de Havilland, Dean Jagger, James Westerfield, Henry Hull and Henry Dean Stanton.

Cecil also starred with Elvis Presley in "Spinout" (1966) featuring Shelley Fabares, Will Hutchins, Jimmy Hawkins, Deborah Walley, Carl Betz and Una Merkel.

Along with his work as a film actor he added a couple television appearances to his resume such as, "The Ann Sothern Show", "Make Room for Daddy", "Bewitched", "Twilight Zone", "That Girl", "The F.B.I.", "Burke's Law", "My Favorite Martian" and "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington".
His final appearances were on the television series, "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color" (1970) and the television movie, "Call Holme" (1972). 

Cecil Kellaway married only once to Doreen Elizabeth Joubert in 1919 and they had two children and remained married until he passed away at the age of eighty two, on February 28th, 1973 in Hollywood, California from arteriosclerosis.  His remains are interred at Westwood Memorial Park in Los Angeles, California. 


1972         Call Holme 
1970         Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color 
1970         Getting Straight
1970         Nanny and the Professor
1969         The Ghost & Mrs. Muir
1968         That Girl
1967         Fitzwilly
1967         Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
1967         Kismet
1967         The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin
1966         Spinout
1965         The F.B.I. 
1965         Valentine's Day
1964         Bewitched
1964         Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte
1964         Burke's Law
1964         The Greatest Show on Earth 
1964         My Favorite Martian
1964         The Confession
1963         The Cardinal
1962-1963     Ben Casey
1960-1963     Twilight Zone
1962         Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
1962         Zotz!
1962         Follow the Sun
1962         The New Breed
1961         The Dick Powell Theatre
1960-1961     Adventures in Paradise
1961         Tammy Tell Me True
1961         Francis of Assisi
1961         Rawhide
1961         Harrigan and Son
1960         The Private Lives of Adam and Eve
1960         Hennesey
1959         Johnny Ringo
1958-1959     Whirlybirds 
1959         The Shaggy Dog
1959         The Millionaire
1959         The Ann Sothern Show 
1959         Perry Mason
1959         Destination Space
1955-1958     Studio One in Hollywood
1958         The Proud Rebel
1958         Playhouse 90 
1958         Matinee Theatre
1958         Studio 57
1957         Johnny Trouble
1956-1957     Crossroads
1957         Lux Video Theatre
1956         The Toy Tiger
1955         The Ford Television Theatre 
1955         Female on the Beach
1954-1955     Schlitz Playhouse 
1955         Interrupted Melody
1955         Make Room for Daddy 
1955         The Prodigal
1953         Paris Model
1952-1953     Cavalcade of America
1953         Cruisin' Down the River
1953         The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms
1953         Young Bess
1952         Thunder in the East
1952         My Wife's Best Friend
1952         Just Across the Street
1951         The Highwayman
1951         Half Angel
1951         Francis Goes to the Races
1951         Katie Did It
1950         The Magnavox Theatre
1950         Hurricane at Pilgrim Hill
1950         Kim
1950         Harvey
1950         The Reformer and the Redhead
1949         Down to the Sea in Ships
1948         Portrait of Jennie
1948         The Decision of Christopher Blake
1948         Joan of Arc
1948         The Luck of the Irish
1947         Always Together
1947         Unconquered
1946         The Cockeyed Miracle
1946         Monsieur Beaucaire
1946         Easy to Wed
1946         The Postman Always Rings Twice
1945         Kitty
1945         Love Letters
1944         Practically Yours
1944         And Now Tomorrow
1944         Mrs. Parkington
1944         Frenchman's Creek
1944         Showboat Serenade 
1943         The Good Fellows
1943         It Ain't Hay
1943         The Crystal Ball
1943         Forever and a Day
1943         Freedom Comes High
1942         Star Spangled Rhythm
1942         My Heart Belongs to Daddy
1942         I Married a Witch
1942         Night in New Orleans
1942         Are Husbands Necessary?
1942         Take a Letter, Darling
1942         The Lady Has Plans
1941         Bahama Passage
1941         Night of January 16th
1941         New York Town
1941         Birth of the Blues
1941         Appointment for Love
1941         Burma Convoy
1941         A Very Young Lady
1941         West Point Widow
1941         Small Town Deb
1940         Lady with Red Hair
1940         The Letter
1940         South of Suez
1940         Mexican Spitfire Out West
1940         Diamond Frontier
1940         The Mummy's Hand
1940         Pop Always Pays
1940         Phantom Raiders
1940         Brother Orchid
1940         Adventure in Diamonds
1940         The House of the Seven Gables
1940         The Invisible Man Returns
1940         Mexican Spitfire
1939         We Are Not Alon
1939         Intermezzo: A Love Story
1939         The Under-Pup
1939         Man About Town
1939         The Sun Never Sets
1939         Mr. Chedworth Steps Out
1939         Wuthering Heights
1939         Gunga Din
1938         Annabel Takes a Tour
1938         Tarnished Angel
1938         Smashing the Rackets
1938         Blond Cheat
1938         Law of the Underworld
1938         This Marriage Business
1938         Maid's Night Out
1938         Night Spot
1938         Double Danger
1938         Everybody's Doing It
1937         Wise Girl
1937         It Isn't Done
1933         The Hayseeds

Matinee Classics - Joan of Arc starring Ingrid Bergman, James Lydon, Rand Brooks, Irene Rich, Ray Teal, George Zucco, Ward Bond, Leif Erickson, Jose Ferrer, J. Carroll Naish, Gene Lockhart, Cecil Kellaway, Morris Ankrum, William Conrad, Frank Puglia, I. Stanford Jolley and John Ireland
Matinee Classics - Kim starring Errol Flynn, Dean Stockwell, Paul Lukas, Robert Douglas, Thomas Gomez, Cecil Kellaway, Arnold Moss, Reginald Owen, Laurette Luez, Richard Hale, Roman Toporow and Ivan Triesault
Matinee Classics - Kitty starring Paulette Goddard, Ray Milland, Patric Knowles, Reginald Owen, Cecil Kellaway, Constance Collier, Dennis Hoey, Sara Allgood, Eric Blore, Gordon Richards, Michael Dyne, Edward Norton, Patricia Cameron, Percival Vivian and Mary Gordon
Matinee Classics - Mexican Spitfire starring Lupe Velez, Leon Errol, Donald Woods, Linda Hayes, Elisabeth Risdon, Cecil Kellaway and Charles Coleman
Matinee Classics - Monsieur Beaucaire starring Bob Hope, Joan Caulfield, Patric Knowles, Marjorie Reynolds, Cecil Kellaway, Joseph Schildkraut, Reginald Owen, Constance Collier, Hillary Brooke, Fortunio Bonanova, Douglass Dumbrille and Mary Nash
Matinee Classics - Freedom Comes High starring James Craig, Barbara Britton, Donald Cook, Cecil Kellaway, Mabel Paige and Charles Quigley
Matinee Classics - Proud Rebel starring Alan Ladd, Olivia de Havilland, Dean Jagger, David Ladd, Cecil Kellaway, Harry Dean Stanton, Thomas Pittman and Henry Hull
Matinee Classics - Spinout starring Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares, Diane McBain, Dodie Marshall, Deborah Walley, Jack Mullaney, Will Hutchins, Warren Berlinger, Jimmy Hawkins, Carl Betz,Cecil Kellaway, Una Merkel and Frederick Worlock
Matinee Classics - The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms starring Paul Christian, Paula Raymond, Cecil Kellaway, Kenneth Tobey, Donald Woods, Lee Van Cleef, Steve Brodie and Ross Elliot

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