Maurice Evans

Maurice Evans

Birth
Dorchester, West Dorset District, Dorset, England
Death 12 Mar 1989 (aged 87)
Rottingdean, Brighton and Hove Unitary Authority, East Sussex, England
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 19778 · View Source
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Actor. Born in Dorset, England, he began his career on the Broadway stage in the 1930s and was noted for his interpretations of Shakespearean characters. He made his feature film debut in "Path to Glory" (1934), followed by "Scrooge" (1935). His other film credits include "Kind Lady" (1951), "Jack of Diamonds" (1967), "Rosemary's Baby" (1968), plus his role as Dr. Zaius in the sci-fi classics "Planet of the Apes" (1968) and "Beneath The Planet of The Apes" (1970). For television, he appeared on "Hallmark Hall of Fame" winning an Emmy Award for his performance in "Lady Macbeth" (1960). He also appeared as the Puzzler on the "Batman" series and as Maurice, Samantha's father on the sitcom show, "Bewitched".

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: A.J.
  • Added: 24 Jan 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 19778
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Maurice Evans (3 Jun 1901–12 Mar 1989), Find a Grave Memorial no. 19778, ; Maintained by A.J. (contributor 1003) Unknown.