Webb Parmelee Hollenbeck (November 19, 1889 – October 13, 1966), known professionally as Clifton Webb, was an American actor, dancer, and singer remembered for his roles in such films as Laura (1944), The Razor's Edge (1946), and Sitting Pretty (1948).https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clifton_Webb
Laura is a 1944 American film noir produced and directed by Otto Preminger. It stars Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews and Clifton Webb along with Vincent Price and Judith Anderson. The screenplay by Jay Dratler, Samuel Hoffenstein and Betty Reinhardt is based on the 1943 novel Laura by Vera Caspary.
Clifton Webb, Actor: Laura. Already trained in dance and theater, he quit school at age 13 to study music and painting. By 19 he was a professional ballroom dancer in New York, and by his mid-twenties he was performing in musicals, dramas on Broadway and in London, and in silent movies.
- November 19, 1889
- October 13, 1966
Otto Preminger (age 38), seeing Clifton Webb perform the role of 'Charles' in Los Angeles' Biltmore Theatre with the New York National touring stage production "Blithe Spirit" recast Clifton Webb as 'Waldo Lydecker', already cast with Laird Cregar in the 20th Century Fox 1944 film "Laura".
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Webb Parmelee Hollenbeck (November 19, 1889 – October 13, 1966), known professionally as Clifton Webb, was an American actor, dancer, and singer remembered for his roles in such films as Laura (1944), The Razor's Edge (1946), and Sitting Pretty (1948).
A police detective Laura loved her, were the victims of a murder he is investigating. Genre: Crime , Drama Actor: Gene Tierney , Clifton Webb , Judith Anderson
- Gene Tierney, Clifton Webb, Judith Anderson
- Otto Preminger
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Laura (1944) -- (Movie Clip) The Weekend Laura Died Clifton Webb as the unforgettable Waldo Lydecker narrates the opening of Otto Preminger's production of the Vera Caspary novel, Dana Andrews introduced as Detective McPherson, opening Laura, 1944, starring Gene Tierney. View the TCMDb entry for Laura (1944)
May 21, 2020 · “Laura” (1944) Director: Otto Preminger Soundtrack: David Raksin Cast: Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb, Vincent Price, Judith Anderson.
- Carlos Fiorelli
- 55 sec
Clifton Webb plays her mentor perfectly and Vincent Price is classic as Laura's pretty boy fiance. Although the movie begins with Laura's murder, it still has incredible surprises and an awesome denouement.
Oct 03, 2011 · Laura (1944) cast: Gene Tierney Laura Hunt Dana Andrews Det. Lt. Mark McPherson Clifton Webb Waldo Lydecker Vincent Price Shelby Carpenter Judith Anderson Ann Treadwell ...
- 3 min
A remarkable character actor, Clifton Webb was a familiar presence in American movies of the 1940s and 1950s, a leading New York ballroom dancer, and a respected actor in stage roles both straight drama and musical comedy.