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Philip Ober (Philip Nott Ober)

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Biography

Fort Payne, Alabama, USA
Philip Ober's bald head, stern bearing and booming voice made him a natural for the roles of business executives, high-ranking military officers and other authority figures he played so well. A Princeton University graduate, Ober spent years as an advertising executive for several different national magazines before switching careers to acting. He spent many years on Broadway and in stock companies before breaking into films. Read more...

Actor

Character: Jim Strong

Chloe, Love Is Calling You 1934

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Character: B.G. Belney

Scandal at Scourie 1953

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Character: Mort Finley

About Mrs. Leslie 1954

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Character: Alfred Bissle

Tammy and the Bachelor 1957

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Character: Lt. Col. Hargrave

Escapade in Japan 1957

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Character: Lester Townsend

North by Northwest 1959

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Character: Wendell Burnshaw

The Mating Game 1959

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Character: Rev. Planck

Elmer Gantry 1960

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Character: Grant Holloway

Let No Man Write My Epitaph 1960

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Character: Ambassador Sears

The Ugly American 1963

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Character: William Beevor

The Brass Bottle 1964

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Character: Leo Calbern

Sam Benedict 1962

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Character: Owen Wister / Narrator

The Magnificent Yankee 1950

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Character: Mr. Stockmen

Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse 1958

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Character: John Compton

The Ford Television Theatre 1952

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Character: Maxwell Davenport

The 20th Century-Fox Hour 1955

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Character: Frank Sumner

Climax! 1954

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Character: J.J. Vanderhyden

Honey West 1965

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Character: Mr. Cooperton

The Real McCoys 1957

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Character: Malcolm Tawley

Startime 1959

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Character: Elmer Hooper

Thriller 1960

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Character: Colonel Hoey

The Alfred Hitchcock Hour 1962

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Character: Costain

Broken Arrow 1956

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Character: Addison Sudley

Hazel 1961

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Character: Walter Kenner

Empire 1962

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