Dudley Manlove

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Dudley Manlove
Manlove as Eros in Ed Wood's Plan 9 from Outer Space
Born Dudley Devere Manlove
(1914-06-11)June 11, 1914
Alameda County, California, U.S.
Died April 17, 1996(1996-04-17) (aged 81)
San Bernardino County, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor, radio announcer

Dudley Devere Manlove (June 11, 1914 – April 17, 1996) was an American radio announcer and an actor.

Manlove's voice was his trademark as a radio announcer and actor.[citation needed] He is known for his roles in the science fiction B movies The Creation of the Humanoids[1] and Plan 9 from Outer Space.[2] He also had multiple guest-starring roles in the television series Dragnet and Alfred Hitchcock Presents.

On April 17, 1996, Manlove died in San Bernardino, California, of cirrhosis of the liver[3] at the age of 81.[4]


Year Title Role Notes
1949 Candy Matson Announcer


Year Title Role Notes
1957 Final Curtain Narrator
1957 State Trooper Prosecuting Attorney Episode: "Madman on the Mountain"
1957 to 1959 Dragnet 2 episodes
1958 Ten North Frederick Ted Wallace Uncredited
1958 Official Detective Arnold Episode: "Extortion"
1958 to 1960 Alfred Hitchcock Presents Harris 2 episodes
1959 Plan 9 from Outer Space Eros
1961 The Runaway Minor Role Uncredited
1962 The Creation of the Humanoids Lagan Alternative title: Revolt of the Humanoids


  1. ^ Rickman, Gregg, ed. (2004). The Science Fiction Film Reader. Hal Leonard Corporation. p. 159. ISBN 0-879-10994-7. 
  2. ^ Paszylk, Bartłomiej (2009). The Pleasure and Pain of Cult Horror Films: An Historical Survey. McFarland. p. 70. ISBN 0-786-43695-6. 
  3. ^ Wilson, Scott (2016). Resting Places: The Burial Sites of More Than 14,000 Famous Persons, 3d ed. (2 volume set). McFarland. p. 472. ISBN 9780786479924. Retrieved 30 May 2018. 
  4. ^ Cox, Jim (2007). Radio Speakers: Narrators, News Junkies, Sports Jockeys, Tattletales, Tipsters, Toastmasters and Coffee Klatch Couples Who Verbalized the Jargon of the Aural Ether From the 1920s to the 1980s : A Biographical Dictionary. McFarland & Co. p. 179. ISBN 0-786-42780-9. 

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