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Hugh McDermott

Hugh McDermott

Highest Rated: 67% First Men in the Moon (1964)

Lowest Rated: 67% First Men in the Moon (1964)

Birthday: Mar 20, 1906

Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Hugh McDermott was a prolific actor who created a name for himself largely on the big screen. McDermott's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as the drama "The Seventh Veil" (1945) with James Mason, the crime flick "Trent's Last Case" (1952) with Margaret Lockwood and the adventure "Fire Over Africa" (1954) with Maureen O'Hara. He also appeared in the Gregory Peck spy thriller "Night People" (1954). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the Jack Buchanan comedic adaptation "As Long As They're Happy" (1957), "First Men in the Moon" (1964) with Edward Judd and the adaptation "Guns in the Heather" (1969) with Glen Corbett. He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "The Adventures of Robin Hood" (CBS, 1955-58). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the comedy adaptation "The Adding Machine" (1969) with Phyllis Diller, the Yul Brynner crime picture "The File of the Golden Goose" (1969) and "Captain Apache" (1971). McDermott last acted in the Burt Lancaster western "Lawman" (1971). McDermott passed away in January 1972 at the age of 66.

Highest rated movies

67% First Men in the Moon

Photos

DEVIL GIRL FROM MARS, Joseph Tomelty, Patricia Laffan, Hazel Court, Adrienne Corri, Hugh McDermott, 1954 A KING IN NEW YORK, from left: Charles Chaplin, Dawn Addams, Hugh McDermott, 1957

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 35% Captain Apache Gen. Ryland (Character) - 1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet The File of the Golden Goose Ray Moss (Character) - 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Adding Machine Harry (Character) - 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Secret of Boyne Castle Carleton (Character) - 1968
67% 54% First Men in the Moon Richard Challis (Character) - 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Man Who Wouldn't Talk Bernie (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet You Pay Your Money Bob Westlake (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Johnny On The Spot Unknown (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet 25% Devil Girl From Mars Michael Carter (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet Malaga Richard Farrell (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Love Lottery Rodney Wheeler (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Wedding of Lilli Marlene Steve Moray (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet 14% Trent's Last Case Unknown (Character) - 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet Four Days Francis Templar (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lilli Marlene Steve (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet No Score Yet Good Time Girl 2nd Deserter (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet 33% No Orchids for Miss Blandish Dave Fenner (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet 58% The Seventh Veil Peter Gay (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet 77% Pimpernel Smith David Maxwell (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Where's That Fire? Jim Baker (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Neutral Port Unknown (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet For Freedom Unknown (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet 55% The Divorce of Lady X Minor Role (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Wife of General Ling Unknown (Character) - 1937

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet El Santo Nestor (Guest Star) 1965