Philip Ober

Philip Nott Ober (March 23, 1902 – September 13, 1982) was an American screen and stage actor. He later retired from acting to work as a diplomat. Ober is best remembered for his roles in the films From Here to Eternity (1953) and North by Northwest (1959). His other notable credits include The Magnificent Yankee (1950), Broken Lance (1954), Torpedo Run (1958) and The Ugly American (1963).


Assignment to Kill (1968)
as Bohlen
The Ghost & Mr. Chicken (1966)
as Nicholas Simmons
The Brass Bottle (1964)
as William J. Beevor
The Adventures of Gallegher (1964)
as Hade
The Ugly American (1963)
Go Naked in the World (1961)
as Josh Kebner
The Facts of Life (1960)
as Doc Mason
Let No Man Write My Epitaph (1960)
as Grant Holloway
Elmer Gantry (1960)
as Reverend Planck
Beloved Infidel (1959)
as John Wheeler
North by Northwest (1959)
as Lester Townsend
The Mating Game (1959)
as Wendell Burnshaw
Torpedo Run (1958)
as Adm. Samuel Setton
Ten North Frederick (1958)
as Lloyd Williams
The High Cost of Loving (1958)
as Herb Zorn
Escapade In Japan (1957)
as Lt. Col. Hargrave
Tammy and the Bachelor (1957)
as Alfred Bissle
Broken Lance (1954)
as Van Cleve
About Mrs. Leslie (1954)
as Mort Finley
From Here to Eternity (1953)
as Capt. Dana Holmes
Scandal at Scourie (1953)
as B. G. Belney
The Girls of Pleasure Island (1953)
as Col. Reade
The Clown (1953)
as Ralph Z. Henderson
Come Back, Little Sheba (1952)
as Ed Anderson
Washington Story (1952)
as Gilbert Nunnally
The Unknown Man (1951)
as Wayne Kellwin
The Magnificent Yankee (1950)
as Owen Wister / Narrator
Never a Dull Moment (1950)
as Jed
The Secret Fury (1950)
as Gregory Kent
Chloe, Love Is Calling You (1934)
as Jim © 2021

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