Neil Hamilton

1899 - 1984

The actor Neil Hamilton began as a model for men's magazine before he went to the theater.

He already got his first movie roles in 1918 in "The Beloved Imposter" (18) and "The Great Romance" (18). After that it took five more years before he appeared on the screen again.
His next movie "The White Rose" (23) was directed by the famous D.W. Griffith and stand for the breakthrough of the young Hamilton. He took part in two more movies of Griffith called "America" (24) and "Isn't Life Wonderful" (24), after that he changed to Paramount where he became one of the most popular leading actors. With movies like "Beau Geste" (26), "The Great Gatsby" (26), "Ten Modern Commandments" (27), "The Shield of Honor" (27), "The Showdown" (28), "The Patriot" (28), "A Dangerous Woman" (29) and "The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu" (29) he underpinned his state as a star.

In the 30's he almost worked for all studion in Hollywood. He often convinced in authoritarian parts in the movies "The Widow from Chicago" (30), "The Spy" (31), "Tarzan the Ape Man" (32), "This Modern Age" (31), "Two Against the World" (32), "Blind Date" (34), "Fugitive Lady" (34), "Parisienne Life" (35) and "Lady Behave" (37).

Neil Hamilton grew into the role of the mature, gray-haired gentleman and found regular work till to the 40's as a support actor. To his well-known movies of the 40's belong "Too Many Women" (42), "When Strangers Marry" (44) and "Brewster's Millions" (45).
After that his fame faded. In took part in single TV shows in the 50's, in the cinema he only turned up from the 60's, among others in "The Devil's Hand" (62), "Good Neighbor Sam" (64), "Strategy of Terror" (69) and the Jerry-Lewis movies "The Family Jewels" (65) and "Which Way to the Front?" (70).

He became a notion for the younger generation with his role as commissioner Gorden in the TV serial "Batman" (66). He also appeared in TV episodes like "Perry Mason: The Case of the Lazy Lover" (58), "Maverick: The Rivals" (59), "Zorro: Spark of Revenge" (59), "Mister Ed: No Horses Allowed" (62), "The Outer Limits: The Invisibles" (64) and "The Munsters: Autumn Croakus" (64).

Other movies with Neil Hamilton: 
The Sixth Commandment (24) The Side Show of Life (24) Men and Women (25) The Golden Princess (25) The Street of Forgotten Men (25) New Brooms (25) The Little French Girl (25) The Splendid Crime (26) Diplomacy (26) Desert Gold (26) The Music Master (27) The Joy Girl (27) The Spotlight (27) Something Always Happens (28) Mother Machree (28) Don't Marry (28) The Grip of the Yukon (28) Hot News (28) Take Me Home (28) Three Weekends (28) What a Night! (28) Why Be Good? (29) The Studio Murder Mystery (29) The Love Trap (29) Darkened Rooms (29) The Kibitzer (30) Command Performance (30) The Dawn Patrol (30) The Return of  Dr. Fu Manchu (30) Anybody's War (30) Ladies Must Play (30) The Cat Creeps (30) Strangers May Kiss (31) Laughing Sinners (31) The Great Lover (31) The Sin of Madelon Claudet (31) Ex-Flame (31) The Wet Parade (32) Are You Listening? (32) The Woman in Room 13 (32) What Price Hollywood? (32) The Animal Kingdom (32) Terror Aboard (33) The Silk Express (33) One Sunday Afternoon (33) Ladies Must Love (33) As the Devil Commands (33) The World Gone Mad (33) Tarzan and His Mate (34) Here Comes the Groom (34) One Exciting Adventure (34) Two Heads on a Pillow (34) By Your Leave (34) Mutiny Ahead (35) Honemoon Limited (35) Keeper of the Bees (35) The Daring Young Man (35) You Must Get Married (36) Southern Roses (36) Everything in Life (36) Secret Lives (37) Portia on Trial (37) Mr. Stringfellow Says No (37) Hollywood Stadium Mystery (37) Army Girl (38) The Saint Strikes Back (39) Pound Foolish (40) King of the Texas Rangers (41) Look Who's Laughing (41) X Marks the Spot (42) Secrets of the Underground (42) All by Myself (43) Serie "That Wonderful Guy" (49) Serie "Kraft Television Theatre: The Elephant Shepherd" (49) Serie "NBC Presents: All Things Come Home" (49) Serie "Starlight Theatre: Her Son" (50) Serie "The United States Steel Hour: King's Pawn" (54) Serie "Kraft Television Theatre: Five Minutes to Live" (56) Serie "Colt 45: The Pirate" (59) Serie "77 Sunset Strip: Hong Kong Caper" (59) Serie "Perry Mason: The Case of the Dubious Bridegroom" (59) Serie "Perry Mason: The Case of the Golden Fraud" (59) Serie "Bourbon Street Beat: The House of Ledzan" (60) Serie "Bachelor Father: Bentley and the Big Board" (60) The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come (61) Serie "The Real McCoys: Pepino's Inheritance" (62) Serie "Perry Mason: The Case of the Difficult Detour" (61) Serie "Surfside 6: Vengeance Is Bitter" (61) Serie "The Aquanauts: The Defective Tank Adventure" (61) Serie "Hawaiian Eye: Meeting on Molokai" (62) Serie "Bachelor Father: Kelly's Engagement" (62) Serie "Frontier Circus: Naomi Champagne" (62) Serie "Perry Mason: The Case of Constant Doyle" (63) Serie "Mister Ed: Horse Sense" (62) Serie "General Hospital" (63) Serie "Perry Mason: The Case of the Drifting Dropout" (64) Serie "Perry Mason: The Case of the Betrayed Bride" (64) "The Outer Limits: The Bellero Shield" (64) Serie "Mister Ed: Ed's Juice Stand" (65) Batgirl (67) Vanished (71)