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Alexander Scourby Net Worth

Alexander Scourby Net Worth is
$13 Million

Alexander Scourby Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Alexander Scourby (November 13, 1913 – February 22, 1985) 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 (1953), and is also particularly well-remembered in the English-speaking world for his landmark recordings of the entire King James Version of the 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."
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Date Of BirthNovember 13, 1913
Died1985-02-22
Place Of BirthBrooklyn, New York, U.S.
Height5' 10½" (1.79 m)
ProfessionActor
SpouseLori Marchhis death; child
Star SignScorpio
#Fact
1In 1954 NBC created a feature-length (89-minute) motion picture condensation of the TV series, "Victory at Sea" that Alexander Scourby narrated. The original 26 episodes of the 1952-53 series "Victory at Sea" were narrated by Leonard Graves.
2He played a king in three different adaptations of fairy tales on the series "Shirley Temple's Storybook". They were the only roles he ever played on the series.
3Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume One, 1981-1985, pages 716-717. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1998.
4His daughter, Alexandra, was born on March 27, 1944.
5Portrayed various characters in at least four stage versions of "Hamlet" throughout his career - The Player King, Rosencrantz, and Claudius.
6Ran and did readings for his own company, Lectern Records, in addition to the hundreds of recordings he has done for The Talking Books for the blind.
7Son-in-law of actor Theodore von Eltz and Peggy Prior.
8He was one of the founders of New Stages, a Greenwich Village drama company in the 1947-1948 season. During its two-year stay, the company presented such classics as "Blood Wedding" and "The Victors."
9His father was a successful Greek restaurateur and baker. He had two sisters, Lula and Mary, and a brother, Nicholas.
10He is the well-known voice that has read the entire Bible onto cassette.

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Stuff1985Evans
Merton1984Narrator (voice)
Strange But True1981
The Jesus Film1979Luke (voice)
Great Performances1979TV SeriesNarrator
The New Media Bible: Book of Genesis1979VideoNarrator
The Word1978TV Mini-SeriesNarrator
Sea Dream1978ShortNarrator
Meeting of Minds1977TV SeriesGalileo Galilei
The Hemingway Play1976TV MovieErnest Hemingway (middle-aged)
Mannix1975TV SeriesCount Boria
Assignment: Vienna1973TV Series
Marcus Welby, M.D.1969-1971TV SeriesAnthony Alquist / Lucas Coleman
Montserrat1971/ITV Movie
The Executioner1970Prof. Parker
All My Children1970TV SeriesNigel Fargate #2 (1976-1977)
The Troops in New York1965as Alex Scourby
Daniel Boone1965TV SeriesEli Bothwell
Mr. Novak1963-1964TV SeriesGeorge Andreas / Allen Ferguson
The Rogues1964TV SeriesGregor Szeleky
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.1964TV SeriesProfessor Amadeus / Wolfgang Wolp
Another World1964TV SeriesLowell Pendleton (1976)
The Eleventh Hour1964TV SeriesGarrett Nolan
Armstrong Circle Theatre1956-1963TV SeriesAbraham Rothstein / Steve Hayward / Tomas Rico
The Defenders1962-1963TV SeriesGeorge Matthias / John Wellman
The World of Benny Goodman1963TV MovieNarrator
Naked City1963TV SeriesWalter Gerrick
The Dick Powell Theatre1962TV SeriesGen. Secour
Cain's Hundred1961TV SeriesJudge Philip Hallson
The Devil at 4 O'Clock1961The Governor
The Asphalt Jungle1961TV SeriesRoy Bradley
The DuPont Show of the Month1961TV Series
Alfred Hitchcock Presents1960TV SeriesHorace Meade
Man on a String1960Col. Vadja Kubelov
Seven Thieves1960Raymond Le May
The Twilight Zone1960TV SeriesMaj. Gen. George Harper
Playhouse 901959-1960TV SeriesHarvey Diedrich
Nero Wolfe1959TV Series
Play of the Week1959TV SeriesRakitin
Johnny Staccato1959TV SeriesBrother Max
The Rifleman1959TV SeriesByron Claremont
Bonanza1959TV SeriesJean Millain
Philip Marlowe1959TV SeriesDr. Steve Vincent
Wanted: Dead or Alive1959TV SeriesJudge Coogan
Zane Grey Theater1959TV SeriesColonel del Armija - Interrogator
Rawhide1959TV SeriesAlbert Hadley
The Big Fisherman1959David Ben-Zadok
Markham1959TV SeriesBernard Frazer
The Shaggy Dog1959Dr. Mikhail Andrassy
Shirley Temple's Storybook1958TV SeriesKing
The United States Steel Hour1954-1958TV SeriesSergeant / Robert Deane / Aubrey Wilson
Me and the Colonel1958Major Von Bergen
The Phil Silvers Show1958TV SeriesTV Executive
Climax!1957-1958TV SeriesEric Betzdorff / David Potter / Frank Martin
Kraft Theatre1955-1958TV SeriesNarrator
The Walter Winchell File1958TV SeriesAgent
Studio One in Hollywood1956-1957TV SeriesCarl Phillips - Host / Narrator / Edward
Goodyear Playhouse1957TV Series
The Web1957TV SeriesJohn Emmett
The Kaiser Aluminum Hour1956-1957TV SeriesFrank Miles / Chorus
The 20th Century-Fox Hour1956TV SeriesJoe Markheim
Giant1956Old Polo
Telephone Time1956TV Series
Ransom!1956Dr. Paul Y. Gorman
Justice1955TV Series
The Big Story1955TV SeriesRay Springle / Starrett
Ponds Theater1953-1955TV SeriesRobert Browning
Producers' Showcase1955TV SeriesNarrator
The Silver Chalice1954Luke
Sign of the Pagan1954Chrysaphius
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse1954TV Series
The Secret Storm1954TV SeriesDr. Ian Northcoate #2 (1972-1973)
The Shadow1954TV ShortRollo Grimbauer (as Alex Scourby)
The Big Heat1953Mike Lagana
The Glory Brigade1953Lt. Niklas
The Redhead from Wyoming1953Reece Duncan
Omnibus1952TV SeriesBen Jonson
Because of You1952Dr. Breen
Affair in Trinidad1952Max Fabian
Lux Video Theatre1952TV SeriesHagen
Frontiers of Faith1951TV Series
The Spirit of Christmas1950TV ShortClement Moore / 'Nativity' Narrator
With These Hands1950Doctor (uncredited)

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
National Geographic Specials1966-1985TV Series documentaryNarrator / Himself - Narrator
Toscanini: The Maestro1985DocumentaryNarrator (voice)
Among the Wild Chimpanzees1984TV Movie documentaryNarrator (voice)
Australia's Animal Mysteries1984TV Movie documentaryNarrator
The Body Human: The Living Code1983TV MovieHimself - Narrator
Der gelbe Stern1981Documentarynarrator in English version (voice)
The Body Human: The Body Beautiful1980TV Movie documentaryNarrator
The Body Human: The Magic Sense1979TV Movie documentaryNarrator
The Body Human: The Sexes1979TV Movie documentaryNarrator
This Other Eden1979TV Movie documentaryNarrator
The Body Human: The Vital Connection1978TV Movie documentaryNarrator
The Body Human: The Red River1978TV Movie documentaryNarrator
The Body Human1977TV Series documentaryNarrator (voice)
The Glory of Their Times1977DocumentaryNarrator
The Body Human: The Miracle Months1977TV Movie documentaryNarrator
The Holy Land1973TV Movie documentaryHimself - Host
Keepers of Wildlife1972Documentary shortNarrator (voice)
Bij de beesten af1972DocumentaryNarrator (US English language version) (voice)
People of the Seal, Part 1: Eskimo Summer1971DocumentaryNarrator (voice)
People of the Seal, Part 2: Eskimo Winter1971DocumentaryNarrator (voice)
The Enchanted Years1971DocumentaryNarrator
Atonement1970DocumentaryNarrator (voice)
Memorandum1967DocumentaryNarrator (voice, uncredited)
Project XX1954-1967TV Series documentaryNarrator / Himself - Narrator
Autobiographical by A.M. Klein1965Short documentaryNarrator (voice)
The Incredible World of James Bond1965TV Movie documentaryNarrator (voice)
China1965DocumentaryNarrator
The General with the Cockeyed Id1964DocumentaryNarrator
The Christophers1963TV SeriesHimself
The World of Maurice Chevalier1963TV Special documentaryNarrator
The Wall1962Documentary shortNarrator (uncredited)
World Wide '601960TV SeriesHimself - Narrator
The Bell Telephone Hour1959TV SeriesHimself - Narrator
Back in the Thirties1957TV Movie documentaryNarrator
Venice: Themes and Variations1957Documentary shortNarration (voice)
The Twisted Cross1956TV Movie documentaryNarrator (voice)
Woodrow Wilson: Spokesman for Tomorrow1956Documentary shortNarrator
Victory at Sea1954DocumentaryNarrator (voice)

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1978TV SeriesDr. Mikhail Andrassy

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