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Eric Portman

Eric Portman

Highest Rated: 100% One of Our Aircraft Is Missing (1942)

Lowest Rated: 67% The Whisperers (1967)

Birthday: Jul 13, 1901

Birthplace: Halifax, Yorkshire, England, UK

Eric Portman was a British actor who brought his acting talents to Hollywood films. In his early acting career, Portman appeared in such films as the musical drama "Moonlight Sonata" (1937) with Ignace Paderewski, the Bobby Mauch adventure "The Prince and the Pauper" (1937) and "49th Parallel" (1941). He also appeared in "One of Our Aircraft Is Missing" (1942), the Grace Allardyce drama "Millions Like Us" (1943) and "The Magic Box" (1951). He kept working in film throughout the fifties and the sixties, starring in the adventure "South of Algiers" (1954) with Van Heflin, "The Colditz Story" (1955) and the Vivien Leigh dramatic adaptation "The Deep Blue Sea" (1955). He also appeared in the Gary Cooper dramatic adaptation "The Naked Edge" (1961). His work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "A Tale of Two Cities" (CBS, 1957-58). Nearing the end of his career, he continued to act in the Montgomery Clift biopic drama "Freud" (1962), the dramatic adaptation "The Bedford Incident" (1965) with Richard Widmark and the comedy "The Spy With a Cold Nose" (1966) with Laurence Harvey. He also appeared in "The Whisperers" (1967) and the crime feature "Assignment to Kill" (1968) with Patrick O'Neal. Portman last acted in "Deadfall" (1968) with Michael Caine. Portman passed away in December 1969 at the age of 66.

Highest rated movies

100% One of Our Aircraft Is Missing
93% A Canterbury Tale
88% Squadron Leader X
88% 49th Parallel
86% The Bedford Incident
83% Corridor of Mirrors
80% The Colditz Story
80% Wanted for Murder

Photos

THE WHISPERERS, Eric Portman, 1967 THE WHISPERERS, Eric Portman, Edith Evans, 1967 THE WHISPERERS, Eric Portman, Edith Evans, 1967 THE SPY WITH A COLD NOSE, Laurence Harvey, Eric Portman, Lionel Jeffries, 1966 A CANTERBURY TALE, Eric Portman, Dennis Price, 1944 A CANTERBURY TALE, Sheila Sim, Eric Portman, 1944 WE DIVE AT DAWN, Eric Portman, John Mills, 1943 ONE OF OUR AIRCRAFT IS MISSING, second, third and fourth from left: Hugh Burden, Pamela Brown, Hugh Williams, 1942 CORRIDOR OF MIRRORS, Eric Portman, Edana Romney, 1948 WE DIVE AT DAWN, John Mills, Eric Portman, 1943 WE DIVE AT DAWN, Eric Portman, Jack Watling, John Mills, 1943 THE FORTY-NINTH PARALLEL, (aka THE INVADERS), Eric Portman, 1941 THE FORTY-NINTH PARALLEL, (aka THE INVADERS), Raymond Massey, Eric Portman, 1941 ONE OF OUR AIRCRAFT IS MISSING, second, third and fifth from left: Hugh Burden, Hugh Williams, Pamela Brown, 1942 THE FORTY-NINTH PARALLEL, (aka THE INVADERS), from left: John Chandos, Leslie Howard, Eric Portman, 1941 THE COLDITZ STORY, from left: John Mills, Eric Portman, 1955, tcs1955jm-fsct003(tcs1955jm-fsct003) A CANTERBURY TALE, Sergeant John Sweet, Eric Portman, 1944 MILLIONS LIKE US, from left: Eric Portman, Anne Crawford, 1943 THE FORTY-NINTH PARALLEL, (aka THE INVADERS), from left: Eric Portman, Raymond Massey, 1941 MILLIONS LIKE US, from left: Eric Portman, Anne Crawford, 1943

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Assignment to Kill Notary (Character) - 1968
No Score Yet 37% Deadfall Richard Moreau (Character) - 1968
67% 58% The Whisperers Archie Ross (Character) - 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Spy With a Cold Nose British Ambassador (Character) - 1966
86% 75% The Bedford Incident Commodore Wolfgange Schrepke Deutsche Marine (Character) - 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Man Who Finally Died Inspector Hofmeister (Character) - 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet West 11 Richard Dyce (Character) - 1963
78% 71% Freud Dr. Theodore Meynert (Character) - 1962
No Score Yet 55% The Naked Edge Jeremy Clay (Character) - 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Good Companions Jess Oakroyd (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Child in the House Henry Acheson (Character) - 1956
80% 72% The Colditz Story Colonel Richmond (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet 79% The Deep Blue Sea Miller (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Golden Mask Doctor Burnet (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet 78% The Magic Box Arthur Collings (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet His Excellency George Harrison (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cairo Road Col. Youssef Bey (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Last Reunion Simmie (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Spider and the Fly Fernand Maubert (Character) - 1949
83% 33% Corridor of Mirrors Paul Mangin (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet 67% The Mark of Cain Richard Howard (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Blind Goddess Sir John Dearing KC (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet 38% Dear Murderer Lee Warren (Character) - 1947
80% 50% Wanted for Murder Victor James Colebrooke (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet Men of Two Worlds District Commissioner Randall (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet Daybreak Eddie (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet Great Day Capt. John Ellis (Character) - 1945
93% 80% A Canterbury Tale Thomas Colpeper, JP (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet 52% We Dive at Dawn Hobson (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet 68% Millions Like Us Charlie Forbes (Character) - 1943
88% No Score Yet Squadron Leader X Unknown (Character) - 1943
100% 66% One of Our Aircraft Is Missing Tom Earnshaw (Character) - 1942
88% 75% 49th Parallel Lt. Hirth (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Moonlight Sonata Mario de la Costa (Character) - 1937
71% 63% The Prince and the Pauper First Lord (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet 0% The Crimes of Stephen Hawke Matthew Trimble (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Cardinal Giuliano de Medici (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hyde Park Corner Edward Chester (Character) - 1935
No Score Yet 10% Murder in the Red Barn Carlos (Character) - 1934

TV

Credit
100% 90% The Prisoner Number Two (Character) 1967
No Score Yet 85% Alfred Hitchcock Presents Richard Musgrave (Character) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Alcoa Hour Tony (Character) 1957