Edmund Purdom

Dec 19, 1924


The son of a drama critic, he debuted onstage in British repertory in 1945; he appeared with Laurence Olivier's company on Broadway in 1951, performing Shakespeare. His good looks and excellent speaking voice led to an invitation from Hollywood, and he broke into films amidst much studio publicity in 1953; he played dashing leads in extravagant costume… More


Edmund Purdom Videos

Julius Caesar
1 minutes 24 seconds
Endless Descent
2 minutes 46 seconds
The Fifth Cord
3 minutes 3 seconds
The Yellow Rolls-Royce
3 minutes 9 seconds

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