Explore
 Lists  Reviews  Images  Update feed
Categories
MoviesTV ShowsMusicBooksGamesDVDs/Blu-RayPeopleArt & DesignPlacesWeb TV & PodcastsToys & CollectiblesComic Book SeriesBeautyAnimals   View more categories »

Stats

Birth Name: William Claude Rains

Born: 10 November 1889 Died: 30 May 1967

Country of origin: United Kingdom

Height: 5' 7"


Lists

88 votes
100 Graves of Famous Actors/Actresses (100 items)
list by geojones100
Published 7 years, 1 month ago 16 comments
68 votes
As Cool As It Gets (150 items)
list by Cleon
Published 4 years ago 13 comments
42 votes
Tribute to the Dinosaurs of the Cinema (122 items)
list by xolmis
Published 2 years, 8 months ago 1 comment
42 votes
1001 Performances To See Before Retiring! (357 items)
list by Happy Vader
Published 5 years, 7 months ago 2 comments
39 votes
Who's the Best Classic Actor? (53 items)
list by Fimc14
Published 3 years, 10 months ago 31 comments

Claude Rains Videos

Movie Legends - Claude Rains V2

15 Views

Added 3 years ago


TCM Tribute to Claude Rains

13 Views

Added 4 years ago


Movie Legends - Claude Rains

10 Views

Added 4 years ago




Photos

4 votes
3 votes
2 votes
2 votes
1 vote

Description: Rains began his career in the London theatre, having a success in the title role of John Drinkwater's play Ulysses S. Grant, the follow-up to the playwright's major hit Abraham Lincoln, and travelled to Broadway in the late 1920s to act in leading roles in such plays as Shaw's The Apple Cart and in the dramatisations of The Constant Nymph, and Pearl S. Buck's novel The Good Earth, as a Chinese farmer. Rains came relatively late to film acting and his first screen test was a failure, but his distinctive voice won him the title role in James Whale's The Invisible Man (1933) when someone accidentally overheard his screen test b ... (more)
Tags: Actor (13), British (4), Born 1889 (3), Died 1967 (3), Dashing (2), Deceased (2), Male (2), Cool (2), Awesome (2), Died Age 77 (1), 04 (1), Charming (1), Died Aged 77 (1), Horror (1), Supporting Actor (1), Underrated (1), 1960s (1), 1950s (1), Badass (1), 1940s (1)
My tags: Add tags
Add to list
Not interested

Movies

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent
1. Casablanca (1942)
Rating:
8.2
2449 Watched
Rating:
7
1773 Watched
Rating:
8.1
1022 Watched
4. Notorious (1946)
Rating:
7.9
751 Watched
Rating:
7.9
588 Watched




TV

Most popular
Top rated
Most recent
Rating:
7.9
238 Watched
Rating:
8.3
31 Watched
3. Rawhide (1959)
Rating:
7.3
27 Watched
4. Wagon Train (1957)
Rating:
7.8
13 Watched
5. Naked City (1958)
Rating:
8.5
9 Watched





Add Comment
Picture
Video

  
English only, other review rules - Big post screen

Update feed

Linda Richter added this to a list 1 week, 2 days ago
My Favourite European Actors (200 person items)
darthjoker12 added this to a list 1 year, 2 months ago
Oscars 1943 Winners (My Version) (23 movies items)

"Best Supporting Actor! Winner: Claude Rains, Casablanca! Nominees: William Bendix - Wake Island Walter Huston - Yankee Doodle Dandy Frank Morgan - Tortilla Flat Henry Travers - Mrs. Miniver"



Insert image

drop image here
(or click)
or enter URL:
 link image?  square?

Insert video

Format block