Francis L. Sullivan

Movie Actor

Francis L. Sullivan was born in Wandsworth, London, England on January 6th, 1903 and is the Movie Actor. At the age of 53, Francis L. Sullivan biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

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Francis Loftus Sullivan
Date of Birth
January 6, 1903
United Kingdom
Place of Birth
Wandsworth, London, England
Death Date
Nov 19, 1956 (age 53)
Zodiac Sign
Film Actor, Stage Actor, Television Actor
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Frances Joan Perkins (1935–his death)
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Francis L. Sullivan Life

Francis Loftus Sullivan (6 January 1903 – 19 November 1956) was an English film and stage actor.

Early life

Francis Loftus Sullivan attended Stonyhurst, the Jesuit public school in Lancashire, England, whose alumni include Charles Laughton and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Personal life

In 1935, Sullivan married stage designer Frances Joan Perkins in Westminster in London. In 1939 they were living at 'Hatch Hill' on Kingsley Green at Fernhurst in West Sussex. They remained married until his death.


Francis L. Sullivan Career


Sullivan made his acting debut at the Old Vic in Shakespeare's Richard III, a heavily built man with a soaring double-chin and a deep voice. He had a lot of theatre experience before appearing in his first film, The Missing Rembrandt, as a German villain opposite Arthur Wontner as Sherlock Holmes.

Mr Bumble in Oliver Twist (1948) and Phil Nosseross in the film noir Night and the City (1950), among his film appearances are Mr Bumble in Oliver Twist (1948) and the City (1950). In two versions of Charles Dickens' Great Expectations, Sullivan appeared as the lawyer Jaggers, both in 1934 and 1946. He appeared in his fourth Dickens film, the 1935 Universal Pictures version of The Mystery of Edwin Drood, in which he played Crisparkle.

He appeared in The Citadel (1938), starring Robert Donat, and a decade later, he appeared in Ingrid Bergman's technicolor version of Joan of Arc (1948). In 1938, he appeared in a revival of the Stokes brothers' play Oscar Wilde at London's Arts Theatre. In the first film version of The Winslow Boy (1948), he appeared as Attorney General Prosecutors defending the lawsuit defended by Robert Donat as barrister Sir Robert Morton.

Sullivan appeared in light comedies, including My Favorite Spy (1951), starring Bob Hope and Hedy Lamarr, as an enemy agent, and Fiddlers Three (1944), portraying Nero. In the film version of George Bernard Shaw's Caesar and Cleopatra (1945), he also played Pothinus. Gabriel Pascal directed the film, and Shaw himself oversaw it for the last time. In a stage revival of the play, Sullivan reprised his role.

Sullivan appeared in "The Man Who Would Be King," a Suspense episode from October 1950.

In 1955, Sullivan, a naturalized US citizen, received a Tony Award for his Agatha Christie play Witness for the Prosecution. He had appeared in the Christie play Black Coffee (1930) earlier in his career at the Embassy Theatre in London.