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Patric Knowles

Patric Knowles was an English born film actor who appeared in films of the 1930s through the 1970s. He made his film debut in 1933 and throughout his career he either played film leads or second leads in movies. In the 1940's, he was known for playing the hero in a number of horror films including The Wolf Man (1941) and Frankenstein Meets the Wolfman (1943). Knowles was a freelance film actor from 1946 until his retirement in 1976.

The English actor was also cast in Errol Flynn movies playing straight-laced characters to Flynn's flamboyant ones, and as comic foils in a number of comedies such as Abbott and Costello's Who Done It? (1942) and Hit the Ice (1943). He also appeared opposite Jack Kelly in a 1957 episode of the television series Maverick (TV series) called The Wrecker, which was based upon a Robert Louis Stevenson adventure and also featured James Garner.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.

Patric Knowles Facts

Birth NameReginald Lawrence Knowles
BirthdayNovember 11, 1911
BirthplaceHorsforth, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Date of deathDecember 23, 1995 (Woodland Hills, California, USA, age 84)
Height6' 2" (1m88)  How tall is Patric Knowles compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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