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Who is Alexander Scourby?
Alexander Scourby was an American film, television, and voice actor known for his deep and resonant voice. He is best known for his film role as the ruthless mob boss Mike Lagana in Fritz Lang's The Big Heat, and is also particularly well-remembered in the English-speaking world for his landmark recordings of the entire King James Version audio Bible, which have been released in numerous editions. He later recorded the entire Revised Standard Version of the Bible. Scourby recorded 422 audiobooks for the blind which he considered his most important work. He has a reputation in the audiobook industry as being one of the greatest narrators: "He is heralded as having the greatest voice ever recorded.
- also known as Scourby, Alexander; Alexander Scorby; Alex Scourby; Alexander Scott
- born on (102 years ago) in Brooklyn, child of Constantine Nicholas and Betsy Scourby
- nationality: United States of America, Greece
- profession: Actor, voice actor
- died on (30 years ago) in Newtown of myocardial infarction
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by J.R. LeMaster, Donald D. Kummings
Alexander Scourby, the most famous voice on spoken word records, has been a frequently used reader of Whitman's verse.
1930-2010 by James Fisher
The cast included veterans Jean Adair, Alexander Scourby, Joseph Wiseman, and Horace McMahon, while bright newcomers including Lee Grant and Maureen Stapleton made strong impressions. A 1951 film version directed by William ...
by Andrew Spicer
Mike Langalla (Alexander Scourby) observes: “Prisons are bulging with dummies who wonder how they got there.” And gangster's moll Debby Marsh (Gloria Grahame) tells avenging cop Dave Bannion (Glenn Ford): ...
by Robert Beck
Alexander Scourby ( Raymond LeMay), Berry Kroeger (Hugo Baumer), Sebastian Cabot (Casino director), ...
by Jon D. Swartz, Robert C. Reinehr
The cast was drawn from New York radio performers and included, among others, Raymond Edward Johnson, Alexander Scourby, and Leon Janning. Scripts were by Howard Merrill; music was composed and conducted by .Elliot Jacoby.
Encyclopedia of Film Noir (2007)
by Geoff Mayer, Brian McDonnell
Alexander Scourby (Mike Lagana) . Fritz Lang is one the most significant directors associated with classical film noir ...
Ali Baba to Zombies by R. G. Young
Alexander Scourby (Prof. Parker). Nigel Patrick (Col. Scott). Keith Michell (Adam Booth), George Baker (Philip Crawford), Peter Bull (Butterfield), Peter Dyneley ( Balkov) P: Charles H. Schneer D: Sam Wanamaker SCR: Jack Pulman STORY: ...
by Jerry Roberts
Murrow and performed by an ensemble including Edward Asner, James Coburn, Warren Beatty, Warren Oates, Alexander Scourby, and Vincent Gardenia. On Breck's Golden Showcase ...
The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1999)
by John Clute, John Grant
Alexander Scourby (Mikhail Andrassy), Roberta Shore (Franceska Andrassy). 104 mins. B/w. Technology-crazy teenager Wilby, ...
by Vincent Terrace
Host Alexander Scourby Producer: Don Carmody, Jim Hanley Director: Jim Hanley Music: William Loose, Mary Lou Music Writer: Don Carmody, Jim Hanley Photography: John Robertson Syndicated 80 mins 1/82 2477 STRANGER IN OUR ...
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