Ralph Morgan

Ralph Morgan


Also Known As
Raphael Kuhner Wupperman
Birth Place
New York, New York
July 06, 1983
June 11, 1956

Family & Companions

Grace Arnold




Cast (Feature Film)

Gold Fever (1952)
Nugget Jack
Heart of the Rockies (1951)
Andrew Willard
Blue Grass of Kentucky (1950)
Maj. Randolph McIvor/Narrator
Sleep, My Love (1948)
Dr. Rhinehart
Sword of the Avenger (1948)
Don Adolfo [Rivera]
The Creeper (1948)
Dr. Lester Cavigny
Song of the Thin Man (1947)
David I. Thayar
Mr. District Attorney (1947)
Editor Jamison
The Last Round-Up (1947)
Charlie Mason
This Love of Ours (1945)
Dr. Lane
Black Market Babies (1945)
Dr. Henry Jordan
Hollywood and Vine (1945)
B. B. Benton [Lavish]/Richard Benton [Lavish]
The Monster and the Ape (1945)
Enemy of Women (1944)
Mr. Quandt
The Impostor (1944)
Colonel De Bolvin
The Monster Maker (1944)
[Anthony] Lawrence
Trocadero (1944)
Sam Wallace
Weird Woman (1944)
Prof. Millard Sawtelle
The Great Alaskan Mystery (1944)
Stage Door Canteen (1943)
Jack London (1943)
George Brett
Hitler's Madman (1943)
Jan Hanka
A Close Call for Ellery Queen (1942)
Alan Rogers
Klondike Fury (1942)
Dr. Brady
The Traitor Within (1942)
John Scott Ryder
Night Monster (1942)
Kurt Ingston
Gang Busters (1942)
The Mad Doctor (1941)
Dr. Charles Downer
Adventure in Washington (1941)
Senator [Sam] Cummings
Dick Tracy Vs. Crime, Inc. (1941)
Geronimo (1940)
General Steele
Forty Little Mothers (1940)
Judge Joseph M. Williams
I'm Still Alive (1940)
Walter Blake
Man of Conquest (1939)
Stephen Austin
The Lone Wolf Spy Hunt (1939)
Trapped in the Sky (1939)
Colonel Whalen
Way Down South (1939)
Timothy Reid, Sr.
Smuggled Cargo (1939)
John Clayton
Fast and Loose (1939)
Nicholas Torrent
Mother Carey's Chickens (1938)
Captain [John] Carey
Out West with the Hardys (1938)
Bill Northcote
Army Girl (1938)
Major Hal Kennet
Barefoot Boy (1938)
John Hale
Love Is a Headache (1938)
Reggie Odell
Wives Under Suspicion (1938)
[Professor] Shaw MacAllen
Shadows over Shanghai (1938)
Howard Barclay
Orphans of the Street (1938)
Martin Sands
The Life of Emile Zola (1937)
Commander of Paris
That's My Story (1937)
B. K. Carter
Wells Fargo (1937)
Nicholas Pryor
Exclusive (1937)
Horace Mitchell
The Man in Blue (1937)
The professor
The Outer Gate (1937)
John Borden
Crack-Up (1937)
John P. Fleming
Mannequin (1937)
Anthony Adverse (1936)
The Ex-Mrs. Bradford (1936)
Leroy Hutchins
Speed (1936)
Mr. Dean
Magnificent Obsession (1936)
Yellowstone (1936)
James Foster [also known as Anderson]
General Spanky (1936)
Yankee general
Little Miss Nobody (1936)
Gerald Dexter
Muss 'Em Up (1936)
Jim Glenray
Human Cargo (1936)
District Attorney [Joe] Carey
Star of Midnight (1935)
Roger Classon
Condemned to Live (1935)
Professor Paul Kristan
The Unwelcome Stranger (1935)
Mike Monahan
Calm Yourself (1935)
Mr. [Kenneth S.] Rockwell
No Greater Glory (1934)
[Andros] Nemecsek Sr.
Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round (1934)
Herbert Rosson
Stand Up and Cheer! (1934)
Secretary to the president
Hell in the Heavens (1934)
Lieutenant "Pop" Roget
I've Been Around (1934)
John Waring
Their Big Moment (1934)
Dr. Portman
The Last Gentleman (1934)
Henry Loring
A Girl of the Limberlost (1934)
Wesley Sinton
Little Men (1934)
Professor Bhaer
She Was a Lady (1934)
Stanley Vane
Orient Express (1934)
Dr. [Richard] Czinner
Doctor Bull (1933)
Dr. Verney
Trick for Trick (1933)
Humanity (1933)
Dr. William [J. "Doc"] MacDonald
Shanghai Madness (1933)
Li Po Chang
The Mad Game (1933)
Judge Penfield
The Power and the Glory (1933)
Walls of Gold (1933)
[J.] Gordon Ritchie
The Kennel Murder Case (1933)
Raymond Wrede, the secretary
Rasputin and the Empress (1933)
The Czar [Nikolai Alexander]
Charlie Chan's Chance (1932)
Barry Kirk
The Son-Daughter (1932)
Fang Fou Hy
Disorderly Conduct (1932)
James Crawford
Dance Team (1932)
Alec Prentice
Cheaters at Play (1932)
Freddie Isquith
Strange Interlude (1932)
Charlie Marsden
Devil's Lottery (1932)
Captain Geoffrey Maitland
Honor Among Lovers (1931)
The Man Who Found Himself (1925)
Edwin Macauley, Jr.
The Penny Philanthropist (1917)
Tom Oliphant
Madame X (1916)
Raymond Floriot
The Master of the House (1915)

Writer (Feature Film)

Millie (1931)

Cast (Short)

Soak the Old (1940)

Life Events


Early film credit in the silent "The Man Trail"


Co-starred in "Charlie Chan's Chance" and "Honor Among Thieves"


Portrayed Czar Nicholas in "Rasputin and the Empress"


Cast as a philosophy spouting sculptor in "Magnificent Obsession"

Photo Collections

General Spanky - Scene Stills
Here is a group of scene stills from General Spanky (1936), the only full-length feature starring Hal Roach's "Our Gang".


Movie Clip

Kennel Murder Case, The (1933) -- (Movie Clip) Someone Miscalculated Beginning his detective work, Philo Vance (William Powell) with Sergeant Heath (Eugene Pallette), D-A Markham (Robert McWade) and Wrede (Ralph Morgan), secretary to the deceased, considering possibilities, in The Kennel Murder Case, 1933.
Night Monster (1942) -- (Movie Clip) I Didn't Send For Any Psychiatrist Butler Rolf (Bela Lugosi) inducts shrink Dr. Harper (Irene Hervey) and crime writer pal Dick (Don Porter), leading to the first scene for Ralph Morgan as Ingston, lord of the spooky manor, hoisted by driver Laurie (Leif Erikson) and introducing Nils Asther as guru-like Singh, early in Universal's Night Monster, 1942.
Night Monster (1942) -- (Movie Clip) They Call It Cosmic Substance The paralyzed master of the house Ingster (Ralph Morgan) gives the floor to his yogi (Nils Asther as Agor Singh) who explains to the group (doctors Francis Pierlot and Frank Reicher, butler Bela Lugosi, mystery writer Don Porter, shrink Irene Hervey and patient Fay Helm) about creepy Eastern theories, in Universal’s programmer Night Monster, 1942.
Fast And Loose (1939) -- (Movie Clip) I Swallowed A Jam Session Clever and provocative business, Rosalind Russell and Robert Montgomery introduced in bed(s) as Joel And Garda Sloane, officially rare-book dealers, as the second of MGM’s three couples cast in the roles, from screenwriter Harry Kurnitz, in Fast And Loose, 1939.
Fast And Loose (1939) -- (Movie Clip) Go On Dear, Detect Something! Roz Russell as Garda Sloane and Robert Montgomery her husband Joel, the clever book-dealer/amateur sleuth now at dinner with daffy mogul Oates (Etienne Girardot), banker Charlton (Reginald Owen), host Torrent (Ralph Morgan) and Anthony Allan, et al, quipping and inviting mystery, in MGM’s Fast And Loose, 1939.
Kennel Murder Case, The (1931) -- (Movie Clip) Don't Touch That Body Socialite Hilda (Mary Astor) proves herself a straight shooter when she walks in on society sleuth Philo Vance (William Powell), supported by law and order (Robert McWade, Eugene Pallette), investigating the death of her skinflint uncle, early in The Kennel Murder Case, 1934, directed by Michael Curtiz.
Hitler's Madman (1943) -- (Movie Clip) In Far Bohemia Complex opening sequence, the narration is the poem Edna St. Vincent Millay was commissioned to write about the then-current Nazi massacre at Lidice, from Douglas Sirk's Hitler's Madman, 1943.
Way Down South (1939) -- (Movie Clip) Bayou Lovelle Credits notable for their content, co-star Clarence Muse and poet Langston Hughes sharing original screenplay credit, framing scenes at the plantation then Muse, his owner Ralph Morgan, and Edwin Maxwell with exposition, in producer Sol Lesser's musical one-off Way Down South, 1939.
Way Down South (1939) -- (Movie Clip) Good Ground Last piece of a long production number, featuring the Hall Johnson choir, song by screenwriters Clarence Muse and Langston Hughes, ending in a plot twist, as benevolent plantation owner Reid (Ralph Morgan) dies in a mishap, his son (Bobby Breen) suddenly the man, in Way Down South, 1939.
Magnificent Obsession (1936) -- (Movie Clip) Any Poor Devil Mrs. Eden (Beryl Mercer) is among witnesses helping widow Helen (Irene Dunne) and daughter Joyce (Betty Furness) piece together the mysterious finances of Dr. Hudson after his accidental death, Ralph Morgan also waiting his turn, in the first movie version of Magnificent Obsession, 1936.
Power And The Glory, The (1933) -- (Movie Clip) I'm Glad He Croaked Artful opening by director William K. Howard, funeral for the star (Spencer Tracy), his character in Preston Sturges' original screenplay loosely based on cereal magnate C.W. Post, his aide (Ralph Morgan) and the elevator man (James T. Mack) jousting, in The Power And The Glory, 1933.
Mannequin (1937) -- (Movie Clip) Tell 'Em I Said Fishcakes! Manhattan shipping potentate Hennessey (Spencer Tracy) with pal Briggs (Ralph Morgan) recalling the charming bride, less so the husband, they met the night before, then with Jessie (Joan Crawford) and Eddie (Alan Curtis) in their apartment, in Mannequin, 1937.


Frank Morgan
Actor. Younger.
Claudia Morgan


Grace Arnold