Fast Facts

  • Named after Pope Leo XIII, who was Pope at the time of his birth.
  • Worked as a wine trade clerk as a teenager.
  • Served in the British Army in World War I.
  • Made his film debut in 1934 in Sadie McKee.
  • Appeared in six Alfred Hitchcock films: Rebecca, Suspicion, Spellbound, The Paradine Case, Strangers on a Train and North by Northwest.
  • Starred in the TV series Topper, The Man From U.N.C.L.E. and The Girl From U.N.C.L.E. 
  • Died in 1972 of pneumonia brought on by cancer.
  • Mentioned in the song "Science Fiction/Double Feature" from The Rocky Horror Picture Show.

Awards

  • 1967, Emmy — Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Drama: Nominee
  • 1966, Emmy — Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Drama: Nominee

Relationships

  • Catherine Carroll — Mother
  • William Carroll — Father

Details

  • Birth Name: Leo Gratten Carroll
  • Birth Place: Weedon, England
  • Birthday: October 25, 1892, Scorpio
  • Died: October 16, 1972
  • Profession: Actor
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