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Maurice Herbert Evans (June 3, 1901 March 12, 1989) was a British actor. He was best known on film for playing Dr. Zaius in in the first two ''Franchise/PlanetOfTheApes'' films and on television for playing Samantha Stephens's father Maurice in the sitcom ''Series/{{Bewitched}}''.

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Maurice Herbert Evans (June 3, 1901 March 12, 1989) was a British actor. He was best known on film gained fame in his native country for playing his performances in Creator/WilliamShakespeare plays, embodying the grand [[LargeHam larger-than-life]] tradition of Shakespearean acting (in contrast to the more subtle stylings of his contemporaries Creator/LaurenceOlivier and Creator/JohnGielgud). After moving to America he continued his Shakespeare work in a series of TV productions, but also took other acting roles, which have proven to be his most enduring work, most memorably as Dr. Zaius in in the first two ''Franchise/PlanetOfTheApes'' films and on television for playing as Samantha Stephens's father Maurice in the sitcom ''Series/{{Bewitched}}''.

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Maurice Herbert Evans (June 3, 1901 March 12, 1989) was a British actor. He was best known on film for playing Dr. Zaius in in the first two ''Franchise/PlanetOfTheApes'' films and on television for playing Samantha Stephens's father Maurice in the sitcom ''Series/{{Bewitched}}''.
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!!Films with pages on TV Tropes:
* ''Film/AndroclesAndTheLion'' (1952)
* ''Film/TheWarLord'' (1965)
* ''Franchise/PlanetOfTheApes''
** ''Film/{{Planet of the Apes|1968}}'' (1968)
** ''Film/BeneathThePlanetOfTheApes'' (1970)
* ''Film/RosemarysBaby'' (1968)
* ''Film/TheJerk'' (1979)

!!TV series with pages on TV Tropes:
* ''Series/{{Bewitched}}'' (19641971)
* ''Series/TheManFromUncle'' (1966, episodes "The Bridge of Lions Affair" Part I and II)
* ''Series/{{Batman}}'' (1966, episodes "The Puzzles Are Coming" and "The Duo Is Slumming")
* ''Series/DanielBoone'' (1967, episode "Beaumarchais")
* ''Series/ISpy'' (1967, episode "Oedipus at Colonus")
* ''Series/TheBigValley'' (1969, episode "Danger Road")
* ''Series/TheModSquad'' (1969, episode "Never Give the Fuzz an Even Break")
* ''Series/{{Columbo}}'' (1975, episode "Forgotten Lady")
* ''Series/TheStreetsOfSanFrancisco'' (1975, episode "School of Fear")
* ''Series/FantasyIsland'' (1978, episode "The Beachcomber/The Last Whodunnit")
* ''Series/TheLoveBoat'' (1980 [[labelnote:episode]]"No Girls for Doc/Marriage of Convenience/The Caller/The Witness"[[/labelnote]])
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