MacDonald Parke

MacDonald Parke (1891 – 1960) was a Canadian film and television actor.[1] He frequently portrayed American characters in British films such as No Orchids for Miss Blandish.[2]

MacDonald Parke
Actor MacDonald Parke.jpg
Parke's 1939 Spotlight photo
Born30 July 1891
Died17 July 1960 (aged 68)
Years active1938–1960 (film)


Year Title Role Notes
1938 Hey! Hey! USA Felstead, Lawyer Uncredited
1939 Shipyard Sally Diggs
1941 Hi Gang! Attorney
1942 They Flew Alone Man
1943 Yellow Canary Intelligence Chief Uncredited
1944 Candlelight in Algeria American
1946 Teheran Maj. Wellman, USA
1948 No Orchids for Miss Blandish Doc
1949 The Fool and the Princess Colonel Wingfield
1950 Night and the City American from Chicago Uncredited
1950 Dangerous Assignment B.G. Bradley
1951 A Tale of Five Cities New York Magazine Editor
1951 The Six Men Mc.Graw
1952 Saturday Island Ship's Captain
1952 Penny Princess Schuyster the Lawyer Uncredited
1952 Babes in Bagdad Caliph
1952 The Man Who Watched Trains Go By Chicago Businessman
1953 Is Your Honeymoon Really Necessary? Admiral Fields
1953 Three's Company Evans (segment "The Scream' story)
1954 The Good Die Young Mr. Carruthers Uncredited
1954 The Last Moment Tom Canting (segment: 'The Last Moment')
1955 Summertime Mr. McIlhenny
1956 The March Hare Maguire
1956 Beyond Mombasa Tourist
1957 A King in New York Uncredited
1958 I Was Monty's Double American General
1959 John Paul Jones Arthur Lee
1959 The Mouse That Roared General Snippet
1960 A Touch of Larceny Jason Parrish
1960 The Battle of the Sexes 'C.J.'
1960 Never Take Sweets from a Stranger Judge (final film role)


  1. ^ "MacDonald Parke".
  2. ^ Keaney p.137


  • Michael F. Keaney. British Film Noir Guide. McFarland, 2008.

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