Classic Entertainment Autographs

Cat. #005880122: IAN WOLFE

Nifty 8x10-inch black and white portrait, boldly signed and inscribed in purple felt-tip pen in the 1980s, with a reference to his appearance on T.V.'s "Barney Miller" (1975-1982). In fine condition, with scattered extremely mild handling bends in the darker areas of the image, all close to invisible when the photograph is viewed head-on.   Familiar-faced character actor Ian Wolfe played attorneys, judges, butlers, ministers, professors, and doctors in nearly 300 classic films, most notably The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1934), Mutiny on the Bounty (1935), Blondie (1938), Alfred Hitchcock's Foreign Correspondent (1940) and Saboteur (1942), Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948), Julius Caesar (1953), Houdini (1953), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954), Witness For The Prosecution (1957), and Pollyanna (1960). He made several other number of memorable contributions to the horror, sci-fi, fantasy, and mystery genres, including The Raven (1935) with Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff; Mad Love (1935); The Return of Doctor X (1939); The Invisible Man's Revenge (1944); the Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce Sherlock Holmes film The Scarlet Claw (1944); Zombies on Broadway (1945); Strange Confession (1945); Bedlam (1946), also with Karloff; The Lost World (1960); Diary of a Madman (1963); THX 1138 (1971); The Devil's Daughter (1973); Homebodies (1974); The Terminal Man (1974); The Creator (1985); and the episode of T.V.'s "The Twilight Zone" entitled "Uncle Simon". He was also a regular on "Star Trek".