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LOUIS CALHERN BIOGRAPHY & FILMOGRAPHY:

Louis Calhern was born on February 19th, 1895 in Brooklyn, New York with the birth name Carl Henry Vogt.  His family relocated to St. Louis when he was a child and during high school he excelled at football.
 
While playing football, a representative from a touring acting troupe took notice of him and he was hired as an actor.  He began working as a stage actor in New York and gained some experience before taking a break from acting to join the military during World War I.
 
After completing his military service, Calhern returned to pursuing a career as an actor and worked on a couple more stage productions before he broke into film work.  Some of his more well known roles included, "The Blot" (1921), "Duck Soup" (1933) starring the Marx Brothers, Edgar Kennedy and Charles Middleton, "The Red Pony" (1949) starring Robert Mitchum and Myrna Loy and featuring Beau Bridges, "Notorious" (1946) a thriller directed and produced by Alfred Hitchcock, starring Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman and Claude Rains, "Annie Get Your Gun" (1950) starring Betty Hutton, Howard Keel, Edward Arnold, Keenan Wynn and J. Carrol Naish, "The Magnificent Yankee" (1953), also starring Ann Harding, Eduard Franz and Philip Ober, a role for which he received his first Oscar nomination followed by "Julius Caesar" (1953) starring Louis Calhern as Julius Caesar, Marlon Brando as Mark Antony, James Mason as Brutus, John Gielgud as Cassius, Edmond O'Brien as Casca, Greer Garson as Calpurnia and Deborah Kerr as Portia, "Executive Suite" (1954) starring William Holden, Barbara Stanwyck, Fredric March, and Walter Pidgeon and "Blackboard Jungle" (1955) starring With Glenn Ford, Anne Francis, Vic Morrow, Richard Kiley and Sidney Poitier.
 
Louis Calhern married a total of four times throughout his lifetime, first to Ilka Chase from 1926 through 1927.  He then wed Julia Hoyt in 1927 however by 1932 this marriage came to an end.  His third wife was Natalie Schafer whom he wed in 1933 and remained with her until 1942.  His fourth and final wife was Marianne Stewart and they married in 1946 and stayed together through 1955.  He did not re-marry nor did he have any biological children.  While working on the film, "The Teahouse of the August Moon" (1956) starring Marlon Brando and Glenn Ford, in Tokyo, Japan Louis Calhern died from a sudden heart attack on May 12th, 1956.  His remains are interred at Hollywood Forever Cemetery in California.      
 

Filmography

1956   High Society

1956   Forever, Darling

1955   Blackboard Jungle
 
1955   The Prodigal

1954   Athena

1954   Betrayed
 
1954   The Student Prince 

1954   Men of the Fighting Lady 

1954   Executive Suite
 
1954   Rhapsody

1953   Latin Lovers

1953   Julius Caesar
 
1953   Remains to Be Seen 

1953   Confidentially Connie

1952   The Bad and the Beautiful 
 
1952   The Prisoner of Zenda 

1952   We're Not Married! 

1952   Washington Story
 
1952   Invitation

1951   The Man with a Cloak

1951   It's a Big Country
 
1951   A Letter from a Soldier 

1950   The Magnificent Yankee

1950   Two Weeks with Love
 
1950   Devil's Doorway

1950   A Life of Her Own

1950   The Asphalt Jungle
 
1950   Annie Get Your Gun 

1950   Nancy Goes to Rio 

1949   The Red Danube
 
1949   The Red Pony

1948   Arch of Triumph 

1946   Notorious 
 
1944   Up in Arms

1944   The Bridge of San Luis Rey 

1943   Nobody's Darling 
 
1943   Heaven Can Wait 

1940   Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet 

1940   I Take This Woman 
 
1939   Charlie McCarthy, Detective 

1939   5th Ave Girl 

1939   Juarez 
 
1938   Fast Company

1937   The Life of Emile Zola 

1937   Her Husband Lies
 
1936   The Gorgeous Hussy 

1935   The Last Days of Pompeii 

1935   Woman Wanted
 
1935   The Arizonian 

1934   Sweet Adeline 

1934   The Affairs of Cellini 
 
1934   The Man with Two Faces

1934   The Count of Monte Cristo

1933   Duck Soup
 
1933   Diplomaniacs

1933   The World Gone Mad

1933   Strictly Personal
 
1933   The Woman Accused 

1932   Frisco Jenny 

1932   20,000 Years in Sing Sing 
 
1932   Merry-Go-Round

1932   They Call It Sin 

1932   Night After Night 
 
1932   Okay, America

1931   Blonde Crazy

1931   The Road to Singapore 
 
1931   Stolen Heaven 

1923   The Last Moment 

1922   Woman, Wake Up 
 
1921   The Blot

1921   Too Wise Wives

1921   What's Worth While? 





Matinee Classics - Nancy Goes to Rio starring Ann Sothern, Jane Powell, Barry Sullivan, Carmen Miranda, Louis Calhern, Scotty Beckett, Fortunio Bonanova, Glenn Anders, Nella Walker, Hans Conried and Frank Fontaine
Matinee Classics - Notorious starring Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Leopoldine Konstantin, Louis Calhern, Moroni Olsen, Ricardo Costa, Reinhold Schunzel, Ivan Triesault, Eberhard Krumschmidt, Alex Minotis, Wally Brown, Sir Charles Mendl and Fay Baker
Matinee Classics - Notorious starring Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Leopoldine Konstantin, Louis Calhern, Moroni Olsen, Ricardo Costa, Reinhold Schunzel, Ivan Triesault, Eberhard Krumschmidt, Alex Minotis, Wally Brown, Sir Charles Mendl and Fay Baker
Matinee Classics - The Asphalt Jungle starring Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen, James Whitmore, Sam Jaffe, John McIntire, Marc Lawrence, Barry Kelley, Anthony Caruso, Teresa Celli, Marilyn Monroe, William Davis, Dorothy Tree, Brad Dexter and John Maxwell
Matinee Classics - The Asphalt Jungle starring Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen, James Whitmore, Sam Jaffe, John McIntire, Marc Lawrence, Barry Kelley, Anthony Caruso, Teresa Celli, Marilyn Monroe, William Davis, Dorothy Tree, Brad Dexter and John Maxwell
Matinee Classics - The Asphalt Jungle starring Sterling Hayden, Louis Calhern, Jean Hagen, James Whitmore, Sam Jaffe, John McIntire, Marc Lawrence, Barry Kelley, Anthony Caruso, Teresa Celli, Marilyn Monroe, William Davis, Dorothy Tree, Brad Dexter and John Maxwell
Matinee Classics - The Gorgeous Hussy starring Joan Crawford, Robert Taylor, Lionel Barrymore, Franchot Tone, Melvyn Douglas, James Stewart, Alison Skipworth, Beulah Bondi, Louis Calhern, Melville Cooper, Sidney Toler, Gene Lockhart, Clara Blandick, Frank Conroy, Nydia Westman, Willard Robertson, Charles Trowbridge, Rubye De Remer, Betty Blythe and Zeffie Tilbury


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