MacDonald Parke

MacDonald Parke (1891–1960) was a Canadian film and television actor.[1] He frequently portrayed American characters in British films such as No Orchids for Miss Blandish.[2]

MacDonald Parke
Parke's 1939 Spotlight photo
Born30 July 1891
Died17 July 1960 (aged 68)
Years active1938–1960 (film)


Year Title Role Notes
1938Hey! Hey! USAFelstead, LawyerUncredited
1939Shipyard SallyDiggs
1941Hi Gang!Attorney
1942They Flew AloneMan
1943Yellow CanaryIntelligence ChiefUncredited
1944Candlelight in AlgeriaAmerican
1946TehranMaj. Wellman, USA
1948No Orchids for Miss BlandishDoc
1949The Fool and the PrincessColonel Wingfield
1950Night and the CityAmerican from ChicagoUncredited
1950Dangerous AssignmentB.G. Bradley
1951A Tale of Five CitiesNew York Magazine Editor
1951The Six MenMc.Graw
1952Saturday IslandShip's Captain
1952Penny PrincessSchuyster the LawyerUncredited
1952Babes in BagdadCaliph
1952The Man Who Watched Trains Go ByChicago Businessman
1953Is Your Honeymoon Really Necessary?Admiral Fields
1953Three's CompanyEvans(segment "The Scream' story)
1954The Good Die YoungMr. CarruthersUncredited
1954The Last MomentTom Canting(segment: 'The Last Moment')
1955SummertimeMr. McIlhenny
1956The March HareMaguire
1956Beyond MombasaTourist
1957A King in New YorkUncredited
1958I Was Monty's DoubleAmerican General
1959John Paul JonesArthur Lee
1959The Mouse That RoaredGeneral Snippet
1960A Touch of LarcenyJason Parrish
1960The Battle of the Sexes'C.J.'
1960Never Take Sweets from a StrangerJudge(final film role)



  • Michael F. Keaney. British Film Noir Guide. McFarland, 2008.

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