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Nicholas Joy (I) (1884–1964)

Nicholas Joy was born on January 31, 1884 in Paris, France as Nicholas Frecknall Joy. He was an actor and writer, known for Desk Set (1957), Native Son (1951) and Joan of Arc (1948). He was married to Hildreth Elizabeth Sisson, Florence A. Seeligsberg (fashion designer) and Claudia G. He died on March 16, 1964 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Desk Set Mr. Azae
Native Son Henry Dalton
Joan of Arc Regnault de Chartres - Archbishop of Rheims and Chancellor of France: The Court of Charles VII
The Fuller Brush Man Commissioner Gordon Trist


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 1957 Desk Set
Mr. Azae
 1956 Star Stage (TV Series)
- The Real Thing (1956)
 1956 Star Tonight (TV Series)
Senator Cunningham
- Can You Coffeepot on Skates? (1956) ... Senator Cunningham
 1955 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Col. Edward Hall Sr.
- The Rack (1955) ... Col. Edward Hall Sr.
 1954 Climax! (TV Series)
 1953-1954 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
General / Christopher Bott
- U.F.O. (1954) ... General
- Rendezvous (1953) ... Christopher Bott
 1954 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- Short Story (1954)
 1953 Affair with a Stranger
Producer George W. Craig
 1953 Proudly I Love (TV Movie)
 1953 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
- The Inn of Eagles (1953) ... Frobisher
 1952 Boss Lady (TV Series)
Gwen's Father
- Boss Vacations (1952) ... Gwen's Father
- Blonde Trouble (1952) ... Gwen's Father
- Millionairess (1952) ... Gwen's Father
- Boss and Golf (1952) ... Gwen's Father
- Too Much Boss (1952) ... Gwen's Father
 1951 The Man with a Cloak
Dr. Roland
 1951 Here Comes the Groom
Uncle Prentiss
 1951 Native Son
Henry Dalton
 1949 And Baby Makes Three
Marvin Fletcher
 1949 Song of Surrender
General Seckle
 1949 The Great Gatsby
Drunken Guest at Party
 1949 Bride of Vengeance
 1949 The Sun Comes Up
Victor Alvord
 1948 Joan of Arc
Regnault de Chartres - Archbishop of Rheims and Chancellor of France: The Court of Charles VII
 1948 Larceny
Walter Vanderline
 1948 The Fuller Brush Man
Commissioner Gordon Trist
 1948 The Iron Curtain
Dr. Harold Preston Norman, aka 'Alec'
 1948 The Naked City
Mr. McCormick (uncredited)
 1947 If Winter Comes
Mr. Pettigrew
 1947 Daisy Kenyon
 1947 Gentleman's Agreement
Dr. Craigie
 1947 Dishonored Lady
Mitchell (uncredited)
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Broadway actor; active from 1912-1957. Joy had an extremely prolific theatrical career, cast in numerous hit productions. He appeared in the original cast production of "The Iceman Cometh" (as "Cecil Lewis") in 1946, "The Philadelphia Story" (as "Seth Lord") in 1939, "Music in the Air" (as "Ernst Weber") in 1932 and "Topaze" (as "Roger de Berville"), one of the biggest hits of the 1930 theatrical... See more »

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