Netflix Movies Starring Douglas Walton

Douglas Walton was from over-the-border Ontario, and like so many Canadian actors the logical course was Chicago and then New York. Being of slight frame and a boyish face with a tuft of blond hair completing that latter effect, Walton looked the part of ineffectual, effeminate, snobbish sophisticates, whining cowards, and other assorted wimps that seemed always in demand during Hollywood's heyday of the 1930s and 1940s. He evidently had little time for theater work for by 1931 Hollywood casting directors were availing themselves of his look and manner. From just small character roles, he began to receive beefier lines to accent the parts. Walton's soft tenor voice lent well to the weakling roles, but he could retune it for dramatic moments displaying his talent depth, an early example being his young Albert de Mondego in The Count of Monte Cristo (1934) in which he registers a fine dramatic range. Read more on iMDB