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Ian Wolfe (November 4, 1896 – January 23, 1992) was an American actor whose films date from 1934 to 1990. Until 1934, he worked as a theatre actor. Wolfe mostly found work as a character actor, appearing in over 270 films. He and his wife, Elizabeth, had two daughters.
Wolfe was also a veteran of World War I where he served as a medical sergeant in the National Army of the United States. His service number was 2371377.
Although American by birth and upbringing, Wolfe was often cast as an Englishman: his stage experience endowed him with precise diction resembling an upper-class British accent. A receding hairline and etched features at a relatively early age allowed him to play older men before he actually grew old. Wolfe found a niche as a soft-spoken learned man, and his over 250 roles included many attorneys, judges, butlers, ministers, professors, and doctors.
Wolfe's best-known role may have been in the 1946 movie Bedlam, in which he played a scientist confined to an asylum.
Wolfe wrote and self-published two books of poetry Forty-Four Scribbles and a Prayer: Lyrics and Ballads and Sixty Ballads and Lyrics In Search of Music.
Of note to science fiction fans, Ian Wolfe appeared in two episodes of the original Star Trek television series: "Bread and Circuses" (1968) as Septimus, and "All Our Yesterdays" (1969) as Mr. Atoz, and portrayed the wizard Traquil in the cult series Wizards and Warriors.
In 1982, Wolfe had a small recurring role on the TV series WKRP in Cincinnati as Hirsch, the sarcastic, irreverent butler to WKRP owner Lillian Carlson.
Wolfe, who worked until the last couple of years of his life, died January 23, 1992, at age 95, of natural causes. He was cremated.
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17 December 1957
When Leonard Vole is arrested for the sensational murder of a rich, middle-aged widow, the famous Sir Wilfrid Robarts agrees to appear on his behalf.
27 October 1955
After moving to a new town, troublemaking teen Jim Stark is supposed to have a clean slate, although being the new kid in town brings its own problems.
11 March 1971
People in the future live in a totalitarian society. A technician named THX 1138 lives a mundane life between work and taking a controlled consumption of drugs that the government uses to make puppets out of people.
25 December 1981
A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States.
16 August 1940
The European war was only beginning to erupt across national borders. Its titular hero, Johnny Jones, is an American crime reporter dispatched by his New York publisher to put a fresh spin on the drowsy dispatches emanating from overseas, his nose for a good story promptly leading him to the crime of fascism and Nazi Germany's designs on European conquest In attempting to learn more about a seemingly noble peace effort, Jones who walks into the middle of an assassination, uncovers a spy ring, and, not entirely coincidentally, falls in love.
23 August 1938
Alice, the only relatively normal member of the eccentric Sycamore family, falls in love with Tony Kirby.
13 July 1960
Professor Challenger leads an expedition of scientists and adventurers to a remote plateau deep in the Amazonian jungle to verify his claim that dinosaurs still live there.
08 November 1935
Fletcher Christian successfully leads a revolt against the ruthless Captain Bligh on the HMS Bounty. However, Bligh returns one year later, hell bent on avenging his captors.
10 May 1946
Nell Bowen, the spirited protege of rich Lord Mortimer, becomes interested in the conditions of notorious St.
19 May 1960
A young girl comes to an embittered town and confronts its attitude with her determination to see the best in life.
06 August 1948
The story of a petty criminal and his girlfriend who try to escape their gang after a double cross of the thieves.
24 April 1942
Aircraft factory worker Barry Kane goes on the run across the United States when he is wrongly accused of starting a fire that killed his best friend.
22 July 1954
Things are different for the Pontipee men now that big brother Adam's fetched a bride and brought her to their cabin.
04 June 1948
Cary Grant stars as an advertising executive who dreams of getting out of the city and building a perfect home in the country, only to find the transition fraught with problems.
10 November 1939
Allegheny Uprising is a 1939 film produced by RKO Pictures, starring Claire Trevor and John Wayne as pioneers of early American expansion in south central Pennsylvania.
20 May 1975
Two bumbling hustlers in the 1920s attempt to gain the fortune of an heiress. Nothing will stop them .
09 January 1973
A young girl whose mother had sold her soul to Satan when she was born is told by Satan that she must marry a fellow demon.
12 February 1940
Abe Lincoln in Illinois is a 1940 biographical film which tells the story of the life of Abraham Lincoln from his departure from Kentucky until his election as President of the United States.
25 May 1949
Merle Kramer works as a stenographer for a psychiatrist. She is casually dating Karl Benson, a private eye and former cop.
09 June 1944
An eccentric scientist helps a fugitive from the law become invisible, unwittingly giving him the power to exact revenge on his former friends.
01 August 1944
The famous Pearl of Death, a valuable gem with a history of bringing murder and misfortune to its owner since the days of the Borgias, finally reaches its proper place at a museum in London.
31 October 1942
A woman suffers a nervous breakdown and an oppressive mother before being freed by the love of a man she meets on a cruise.
06 June 1980
This puber-comedy is a kind of mixture between 'Animal House' and 'Police Academy'. Four boys are sent, for different reasons, to a the Sheldon R.
04 June 1953
The assassination of the would be ruler of Rome at the hands of Brutus and company has tragic consequences for the idealist and the republic.
10 March 1953
A former boxer --now taxi driver-- gets mixed up with jewel thieves.
02 December 1939
Dr. Francis Flegg , a specialist in blood disease and research, has been assisted in recent months by a mysterious fellow named Marshall Quesne who is extremely pale, with a streak of white hair.
07 June 1946
A convicted thief in Dartmoor prison hides the location of the stolen Bank of England printing plates inside three music boxes.
25 September 1953
The true story of Ruth Gordon's early struggles on the road to stage stardom.
17 December 1951
A big-city cop is reassigned to the country after his superiors find him too angry to be an effective policeman.
11 June 1949
Western remake of High Sierra with Joel McCrea taking over the Humphrey Bogart role.
26 May 1944
A woman is found dead -- with her throat torn out. Villagers blame a supernatural source but Holmes has other ideas.
20 September 1951
Foreign correspondent Pete Garvey has 5 days to win back his former fiancée, or he'll lose the orphans he adopted.
16 August 1950
The Biddle brothers, shot while robbing a gas station, are taken to the prison ward of the County Hospital; Ray Biddle, a rabid racist, wants no treatment from black resident Dr.
08 May 1937
On the same day two boys are born: the pauper Tom and prince Edward. As a kid, Tom sneaks into the palace garden and meet the prince.
17 September 1967
A mysterious woman (Simone Signoret) in black moves in with married Manhattan thrill-seekers (James Caan, Katharine Ross) and helps one trick the other.
08 July 1935
The Raven (1935) is a horror film directed by Lew Landers. It revolves around Edgar Allan Poe's famous poem, featuring Béla Lugosi as a Poe-obsessed mad surgeon with a torture chamber in his basement and Boris Karloff as a fugitive murderer desperately on the run from the police.
20 February 1946
A soldier, reported dead in the war, returns home 20 years later. Wounded and with a new face and identity, the crippled man discovers that he has a grown son and that his wife has remarried.
21 September 1934
Elizabeth Barrett's tyrannical father has forbidden any of his family to marry. Nevertheless, Elizabeth falls in love with the poet Robert Browning.
19 June 1974
As the result of a head injury, brilliant computer scientist Harry Benson begins to experience violent seizures.
30 November 1938
Blondie and Dagwood are about to celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary but this happy occasion is marred when the bumbling Dagwood gets himself involved in a scheme that is promising financial ruin for the Bumstead family.
07 August 1962
The Grimm brothers Wilhelm and Jacob, known for their literary works in the nineteenth century, have their lives dramatized.
13 May 1946
Kit Madden is traveling to Hollywood, where her best-selling novel is to be filmed. Aboard the train, she encounters Marines Rusty and Dink, who don't know she is the author of the famous book, and who don't think much of the ideas it proposes.
02 May 1982
Biography of the curvaceous and sharp-witted actress who scandalized Broadway and Hollywood in the 1920s-30s with her frank approach to sex.
17 May 1953
After their orphanage burns down, a group of children are being transported west by train to Manitoba.
21 April 1989
Ray is a man obsessed with his own mortality. When Ray's best friend dies of a heart attack, Ray is convinced that all of his aches and pains are an indication of his own imminent death.
02 July 1953
By the early 1900s, the extraordinary Houdini earned an international reputation for his theatrical tricks and daring feats of extrication from shackles, ropes, handcuffs, and Scotland Yard's jails.
25 February 1938
A reformed jewel thief helps detectives track down a criminal.
03 August 1954
A lonely, unhappy owner of a Beverly Hills boarding house reflects on her lonely, unhappy life and the lonely, unhappy man she once loved.
20 December 1954
A Greek artisan is commissioned to cast the cup of Christ in silver and sculpt around its rim the faces of the disciples and Jesus himself.
23 May 1941
William Powell and Myrna Loy are a couple whose marriage is on the verge of being broken up by his old girlfriend and her disapproving mother.
06 March 1963
Simon Cordier, a French magistrate and amateur sculptor comes into contact with a malevolent entity. The invisible - yet corporeal - being, called a "horla" is capable of limited psychokinesis and complete mind control.
29 March 1947
A bored millionaire (Sydney Greenstreet) matches his daughter (Martha Vickers) with his partner (Dane Clark) in a gas station.
17 May 1941
A fallen woman seeks redemption at a Singapore rubber plantation. Melodrama.
17 February 1939
A rare-book dealer (Robert Montgomery) and his wife (Rosalind Russell) tie murder to the theft of a Shakespeare manuscript.
03 May 1949
Brothers who rode with a notorious outlaw gang led by Frank and Jesse James decide to go straight and try to get pardons so they can return to a law-abiding life.
12 December 1975
Jason Robards is a man who decides he'd rather be a tree.
24 June 1955
set in the eighteenth century, the film is about John Mohune, a young orphan, played by Jon Whiteley, who is sent to the Dorset village of Moonfleet to stay with an old friend of his mother's, Jeremy Fox.
09 November 1945
During the Spanish Civil War, an agent on a mission to purchase coal meets with murder and counterspies.
01 January 1978
Four college seniors open a bogus sex clinic, which unexpectedly mushrooms into a multi-million dollar business.
09 May 1956
Gaby (Caron) is a ballet dancer in 1944 London who runs into corporal Gregory Wendell (Kerr) while rushing to catch the bus.