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James Drury

James Drury

Highest Rated: 92% Forbidden Planet (1956)

Lowest Rated: 58% Love Me Tender (1956)

Birthday: Apr 18, 1934

Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

James Drury rose to fame as an actor, gracing the silver screen many times over the course of his Hollywood career. Drury began his acting career with roles in such films as "Love Me or Leave Me" (1955), "The Tender Trap" (1955) and "Diane" (1956). He also appeared in the sci-fi fantasy "Forbidden Planet" (1956) with Walter Pidgeon, the western "The Last Wagon" (1956) with Richard Widmark and the Richard Egan romance "Love Me Tender" (1956). He kept working in film throughout the fifties and the sixties, starring in the Fred MacMurray western "Good Day For a Hanging" (1958), "Toby Tyler" (1960) and the Hayley Mills drama "Pollyanna" (1960). He also appeared in the adventure "Ten Who Dared" (1960) with Brian Keith. He also was featured in the TV movies "Breakout" (NBC, 1970-71) and "The Devil and Miss Sarah" (ABC, 1971-72). Most recently, Drury appeared in "The Virginian" (TNT, 1999-2000). James Drury died on April 6, 2020 at the age of 85.

Highest rated movies

92% Forbidden Planet
89% Ride the High Country
86% Pollyanna
67% The Tender Trap
58% Love Me Tender

Photos

FORBIDDEN PLANET, Leslie Nielsen, James Drury, Robert Dix, Jimmy Thompson, 1956. RIDE THE HIGH COUNTRY, front from left: Mariette Hartley, James Drury, 1962 FORBIDDEN PLANET, Leslie Nielsen, Warren Stevens, Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, James Drury, 1956. RIDE THE HIGH COUNTRY, Mariette Hartley, Joel McCrea, James Drury, John Anderson, John Davis Chandler, L.Q. Jones, 1962 TEN WHO DARED, from left: David Frankham, James Drury, 1960 RIDE THE HIGH COUNTRY, Jenie Jackson, Mariette Hartley, James Drury, L.Q. Jones, 1962 FORBIDDEN PLANET, James Drury, Warren Stevens, Leslie Nielsen, Richard Anderson, 1956. RIDE THE HIGH COUNTRY, James Drury, Jenie Jackson, Mariette Hartley, Edgar Buchanan, 1962 POLLYANNA, Nancy Olson, Hayley Mills, James Drury, 1960, (c)Walt Disney Pictures POLLYANNA, from left: Richard Egan, James Drury, Donald Crisp, Karl Malden, 1960.

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 18% Hell To Pay JT Coffee (Character) - 2005
No Score Yet 72% The Virginian Rider (Character) - 2000
No Score Yet 50% The Bull of the West Man from Virginia (Character) - 1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet Alias Smith and Jones Sheriff Lom Trevors (Character) - 1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Devil and Miss Sarah Gil Turner (Character) - 1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet Breakout Joe Baker (Character) - 1970
No Score Yet No Score Yet Backtrack Ramrod (Character) - 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Young Warriors Sergeant Cooley (Character) - 1967
No Score Yet 22% The Meanest Men in the West The Range Boss (Character) - 1966
89% 83% Ride the High Country Billy Hammond (Character) - 1962
No Score Yet 25% Ten Who Dared Walter Powell (Character) - 1960
86% 79% Pollyanna George Dodds (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet 69% Toby Tyler Jim Weaver (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Six-Gun Law Unknown (Character) - 1959
No Score Yet 40% Good Day for a Hanging Paul Ridgely (Character) - 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bernardine Lt. Langley Beaumont (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet 70% The Last Wagon Lt. Kelly (Character) - 1956
92% 85% Forbidden Planet Joe Strong (Character) - 1956
58% 64% Love Me Tender Ray Reno (Character) - 1956
67% 57% The Tender Trap Eddie (Character) - 1955

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Kung Fu: The Legend Continues Unknown (Guest Star) 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Walker, Texas Ranger Unknown (Character),
Unknown (Guest Star)
1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Fall Guy Unknown (Guest Star) 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet Alias Smith and Jones Unknown (Guest Star) 1971-1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Virginian The Virginian (Character) 1962-1971
No Score Yet No Score Yet What's My Line? Guest 1969
No Score Yet No Score Yet It Takes a Thief Unknown (Guest Star) 1968
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wagon Train Justin Claiborne (Guest Star) 1960 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Perry Mason Eddy King (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rawhide Unknown (Guest Star) 1959 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Stagecoach West Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rifleman Unknown (Guest Star) 1958 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gunsmoke Tom (Guest Star) 1959 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Marshal Dillon Unknown (Guest Star) 1959 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rebel Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lock Up Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Men Into Space Maj. Nick Alborg (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cheyenne Unknown (Guest Star) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Trackdown John Ward (Guest Star) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Have Gun -- Will Travel Unknown (Guest Star) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bronco Unknown (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet 85% Alfred Hitchcock Presents Michael Grimes (Character) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Zane Grey Theatre Unknown (Character) 1958