Alexander Scourby (actor)
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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 (101 years ago) in Brooklyn, child of Constantine Nicholas and Betsy Scourby
- nationality: United States of America, Greece
- education: West Virginia University
- profession: Actor, voice actor
- Marriage with Lori March between and (41 years and 9 months)
- parent of Alexandra Scourby
- died on (29 years ago) in Newtown of myocardial infarction
- written works: "New Testament from the Good News Bible", "Complete Bible", "Holy Bible New Testament/King James Version/12 Audio Cassettes", "Treasury of Walt Whitman", "Sourby Bible", "Psalms from the Good News Bible"
- played Luke the Evangelist in "The Silver Chalice"
- played Raymond Le May in "Seven Thieves"
- played Dr. Mikhail Andrassy in "The Shaggy Dog"
- "Affair in Trinidad"
- played Old Polo in "Giant"
- played Major Von Bergen in "Me and the Colonel"
- "The Redhead from Wyoming"
- "The Spirit of Christmas"
- "The Stuff"
- "The Devil at 4 O'Clock"
- "Project XX: Life in the Thirties"
- played Mike Lagana in "The Big Heat"
- "The Wall"
- "Victory at Sea"
- played Clement Moore in "The Spirit of Christmas"
- "Man on a String"
- "Venice: Themes And Variations"
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