Morris Harvey

Morris Harvey (25 September 1877 – 24 August 1944) was a British actor and writer.[1][2][3] A renowned character actor, he also wrote for the stage, including material for Broadway revues, in which he also appeared.[4][3] He was the stepfather of film director Anthony Harvey.[5]

Morris Harvey
Actor Morris Harvey.jpg
1930s postcard
Edmond Joseph Morris

(1877-09-25)25 September 1877
Died24 August 1944(1944-08-24) (aged 66)
OccupationActor & writer
Years active1930-1943
Spouse(s)Dorothy Leon
Mae Bacon


Year Title Role Notes
1930 The Man from Chicago Rossi Film debut
1931 Sunshine Susie Klapper
1932 Down Our Street Bill Collins
1933 Cash Meyer
Facing the Music De Breen
1934 A Southern Maid Vasco
Sing As We Go The Cowboy
1935 D'Ye Ken John Peel? Glover
Look Up and Laugh Rosenbloom
Squibs Inspector Lee
Hello, Sweetheart F.Q. Morse
The Love Test Company President
Scrooge Poulterer With Prize Turkey
Hello, Sweetheart
1936 In the Soup Bates
Crown v. Stevens Maurice Bayleck Uncredited
Dreams Come True Waldemar
Tropical Trouble Chief of the Bungs
1937 The Lilac Domino Janosch
1938 The Sky's the Limit Batavian Ambassador
1939 The Mysterious Mr. Davis Cecil Goldenburg
1940 21 Days Pawnbroker
1941 Crook's Tour Waiter
Old Mother Riley in Business
1942 Let the People Sing Jim Flagg
The Great Mr. Handel John Heidegger
Rose of Tralee McIsaac
1943 Old Mother Riley Overseas Barnacle Bill Final film


  1. ^ "Morris Harvey". Archived from the original on 14 January 2009.
  2. ^ "Morris Harvey - Theatricalia".
  3. ^ a b League, The Broadway. "Morris Harvey – Broadway Cast & Staff - IBDB".
  4. ^ "Obituary: Anona Winn".
  5. ^ Bergan, Ronald (8 December 2017). "Anthony Harvey obituary". the Guardian.

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