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Alexander Scourby

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Alexander Scourby (/ˈskɔːrbi/; 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 audio 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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Nov 13, 1913 In Brooklyn, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Hell Gate: The Watery Grave
Latest Project:
Movie The Stuff 1985-06-14
Known For
Poster of Among the Wild Chimpanzees
Poster of Atonement
Poster of The Spirit of Christmas
Poster of Hell Gate: The Watery Grave
Movie Hell Gate: The Watery Grave Narrator 2020
Movie The Stuff Evans 1985-06-14
Movie Among the Wild Chimpanzees 1984-01-30
Movie Uncommon Women and Others Narrator (voice) 1979-06-20
Movie Jesus Luke 1979-10-19
Series The Word Unknown 1978-11-12
Series Meeting of Minds Unknown 1977-01-10
Movie Montserrat 1971-03-02
Movie The Executioner Prof. Parker 1970-09-06
Movie Atonement Alexander Scourby 1970-03-31
Series Marcus Welby, M.D. Unknown 1969-09-23
Series Mannix Unknown 1967-09-16
Movie 1999 A.D. 1967-01-01
Movie The Gendarme in New York Alex Scourby 1965-10-28
Series The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Unknown 1964-09-22
Series Daniel Boone Unknown 1964-09-24
Series Mr. Novak Unknown 1963-09-24
Series The Eleventh Hour Unknown 1962-10-03
Series The Asphalt Jungle Unknown 1961-04-02
Movie The Devil at 4 O'Clock The Governor 1961-10-18
Series Cain's Hundred Unknown 1961-09-19
Movie Seven Thieves Raymond Le May 1960-03-12
Movie Man on a String Colonel Vadja Kubelov 1960-05-20
Movie The Velvet Alley Harvey Diedrich 1959-01-22
Series Rawhide Unknown 1959-01-09
Movie The Shaggy Dog Dr. Mikhail Andrassy 1959-03-19
Movie The Big Fisherman David Ben-Zadok 1959-08-04
Series Philip Marlowe Unknown 1959-10-06
Series The Twilight Zone Maj. Gen. George Harper 1959-10-02
Series Johnny Staccato Unknown 1959-09-10
Series Naked City Unknown 1958-09-30
Series Wanted: Dead or Alive Unknown 1958-09-06
Series The Rifleman Unknown 1958-09-30
Movie Me and the Colonel Major Von Bergen 1958-10-01
Series The Walter Winchell File Unknown 1957-10-02
Movie Ransom! Dr. Paul Y. Gorman 1956-01-24
Series Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater Unknown 1956-10-05
Movie Giant Old Polo 1956-10-10
Series Telephone Time Unknown 1956-04-08
Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1955-10-02
Series The 20th Century Fox Hour Unknown 1955-10-05
Series The Secret Storm 1954-02-01
Series Climax! Unknown 1954-10-07
Movie The Silver Chalice Luke 1954-12-20
Movie Sign of the Pagan Chrysaphius 1954-11-24
Movie The Redhead from Wyoming Reece Duncan 1953-01-08
Movie The Glory Brigade Lt. Niklas 1953-05-20
Movie The Spirit of Christmas Clement Moore / 'Nativity' Narrator 1953-12-01
Movie The Big Heat Mike Lagana 1953-10-14
Movie Because of You Dr. Breen 1952-01-01
Movie Affair in Trinidad Max Fabian 1952-07-29
Series Omnibus Unknown 1952-11-09
Series Lux Video Theatre Unknown 1950-10-02
Series Studio One Unknown 1948-11-07