Philip Friend was born in 1915 in Horsham, Sussex. His film debut was in “Inquest” in 1939. His other films include “Dangerous Moonlight”, “Pimpernal Smith” and “Thunder on the Hill” which he made in Hollywood in 1951 with fellow Briton Anne Crawford and Claudette Colbert. He died in 1987.
On stage from 1935. Starred in ‘French Without Tears’ on Broadway, 1937-38. Suave leading man who never quite hit the big time on screen. At his best in light adventure film, such as Buccaneer’s Girl (1950), as a pirate opposite Yvonne De Carlo.