Gerald Oliver Smith
Jun. 26, 1892
Greater London, England
May 28, 1974
Los Angeles County
Screen Character Actor. He is best remembered as the pickpocketed englishman in classic film "Casablanca" (1942). He also appeared in "School for Wives" (1925), "One Hundred Men and a Girl" (1937), "Pride and Prejudice" (1940), "Mrs. Miniver" (1942), "National Velvet" (1944), "That Forsyte Woman" (1949) and "Sword of Venus" (1953).
Under Sentence (1916). Written by Roi Cooper Megrue and Irvin S. Cobb. Harris Theatre: 3 Oct 1916- Nov 1916 (closing date unknown/55 performances). Cast: Janet Beecher, John A. Boone, Harry Crosby, Stephen Denbeigh, E.H. Dresser, Laurence Eddinger, Thomas P. Gunn, Felix Krembs, George MacQuarrie, Thomas Mitchell, Frank Morgan, George Nash, Edward G. Robinson, Joseph Slaytor, Gerald Oliver Smith [Broadway debut], George Wright Jr. Produced by Selwyn & Co.
The Morris Dance (1917).
The Squab Farm (1918).
The Blue Pearl (1918). Written by Anne Crawford Flexner. Longacre Theatre: 8 Aug 1918- Sep 1918 (closing date unknown/36 performances). Cast: Charles Angelo, E.H. Bender, Perce Benton, Julia Bruns, Grace Carlyle, J. Palmer Collins, Hubert Cruce, Orlando Daly, William David, Yolande Duquette, Lyman Fink, Annie Hughes, Frederick Kaufman, Dorothy Klewer, George Nash, Gerald Oliver Smith, H.B. Tisdale. Produced by Lee Shubert and J.J. Shubert.
Wait 'Til We're Married
Mike Angelo (1923).
The Whole Town's Talking (1923). Comedy.
Lady, Be Good (1924). Musical comedy. Music by George Gershwin. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Based on material by Guy Bolton and Fred Thompson. Musical Director: Paul Lannin. Music orchestrated by Paul Lannin, Robert Russell Bennett, Charles Grant, Stephen Jones, Max Steiner and William Daly. Musical direction by Sammy Lee. Directed by Felix Edwardes. Liberty Theatre: 1 Dec 1924-12 Sep 1925 (330 performances). Cast: Victor Arden, Ward Arnold, Adele Astaire, Fred Astaire, Jayne Auburn, Charles Bannister, James Bradbury, Walter Catlett, Patricia Clarke, Hal Crusins, Richard Devonshire, Dorothy Donovan, Alan Edwards, 'Cliff Edwards' (as "Jeff"), Edna Farrell, Jack Fraley, Alfred Hale, Peggy Hart, Maxine Henry, Dorothy Hollis, Harry Howell, Dorothy Hughes, Mary Hutchinson, Madeline Janis, Edward Jephson, Jeanearl Johnson, Grace Jones, Elmira Lahmann, Charles LaValle, Ethel Lind, Frances Lindell, Gertrude Livingstone, Bryan Lycan, Lionel Maclyn, Kathlene Martyn, Lillian Mitchell, Esther Morris, Francis Murphy, Phil Ohman, Tony Otto, Jessie Payne, Peggy Pitou, Peggy Quinn, Richard Renaud, Sylvia Shawn, Gerald Oliver Smith, Daniel Sparks, Mildred Stevens, Doris Waldron, Irene Wiley, Paulette Winston. Produced by Vinton Freedley and Alex Aarons.
Oh, Kay! (1926).
The Silent House (1928).
I Want My Wife (1930). Comedy.
Pardon My English (1933). Musical comedy. Music by George Gershwin. Book by Herbert Fields. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Musical Director: Earl Busby. Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett, William Daly and Adolph Deutsch. Scenic Design by John Wenger. Costume Design by Robert Ten Eyck. Production staged by Vinton Freedley. Musical numbers staged by George Hale. Book directed by John McGowan. Majestic Theatre: 20 Jan 1933- 25 Feb 1933 (43 performances). Cast: Albert Amato, Eugene Ashley, Alex Atzenbeck, Peggy Bancroft, Jack Barrett, Rosil Benda, Tony Blair, Gene Brady, Lauretta Bruns, Thomas Burke, Clare Carter, Jack Carver, Marie Clyde, Don Cortez, John Cortez, Gordon Cross, Norman Curtis, Maxine Darrell, Jack Davis, Vance Elliott, Eva Farrell, Mildred Fenton, Dorothea Frank, Mack Gassl, Joe Gerhei, George Givot (as "Michael Bramleigh"), Irving Green, Harry Griffin, Cliff Hall, Betty Hamilton, Helen Hannan, Kal Hansen, Marion Harcke, Raymond Hitchkock, Meredith Howard, Virginia Howard, Josephine Huston, Joe Kaye, Irene Kelly, Hans Kiendl, Irene Kimmel, Meta Korbett, Tom Lannon, William Lilling, Ruth Marshal, Elsie Neal, Edith Nelson, Marion Nevins, Barbara Newberry, Marion Newberry, Jacqueline Paige, Myrtle Patterson, Jack Pearl, John Perkins, Gloria Pierre, Carl Randall, Lyda Roberti (as "Gita"), Wilma Roeloff, Kenneth Rogers, Eddie Ryan, Max Seidl, Billie Seward, Eleanor Shaler, Harry T. Shannon, George Shields, Barbara Smith, Gerald Oliver Smith (as "Dr. Richard Carter"), Robert Spencer, Harold Sternberg, Cynthia Thompson, Jimmy Thompson, Beau Tilden (as "Gentleman of the Ensemble"), Ruth Urban, Efin Vitis, Joe Wagner. Produced by Alex Aarons and Vinton Freedley.
Strange Orchestra (1933). Comedy.
The Red Cat (1934). Drama.