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Cast (feature film)

Tribe, The (1998) as Emily'S Father
A real estate developer is sent to evict a group of young hedonists from a house that is owned by the real estate company, but ends up getting seduced into their ultra-chic, psychedelic, free-love tribe instead.
Young Poisoner's Handbook, The (1995) as Uncle Jack
It's 1961, and in a small terraced house in Neasden, overlooking London's busy North Circular Road, 14-year-old Graham Young is hunched over his home-made chemistry set. Obsessed by the mysterious black powder Antimony and a heavy metal called Thallium, Graham knows the only way to become the celebr
Closing Numbers (1994) as Frank
A middle-class middle-aged English woman is shocked to discover that her husband has been having an affair with another man. Guided by her husband's now ex-lover, she learns about the horror of AIDS and becomes aware that she may have the disease herself.
Parker (1985) as Mr Epps
Champions (1983) as Charles
Witness for the Prosecution (1982) as Chief Inspector Hearne
With its high-powered cast, this remake of Billy Wilder's 1957 screen classic offers Ralph Richardson in his final TV role, as the shrewd but ill-tempered defense counsel, and Deborah Kerr in her first, as the garrulous nurse with the thankless task of seeing to his well-being. The ubiquitous John G
Missionary, The (1981) as Sir Cyril Everidge
Country (1981) as Ashford
The Golden Box (1970) as Brother
A gang of thieves kill a security guard during a bungled robbery and flee with his daughter as a hostage. They hide out anticipating their getaway, but one of the thieves falls for the girl.
The Joker Is Wild (1957) as Florist truck driver
Singer Joe E. Lewis fights to rebuild his life after gangsters slash his vocal cords.
The Prodigal (1955) as Beggar
Biblical story of a young man led astray by an evil priestess.
I'll Cry Tomorrow (1955) as Dock worker
True story of singer Lillian Roth''''s battle against alcoholism.
The Girl Rush (1955) as Cab driver
The Girl Who Had Everything (1953) as Cab driver
A criminal lawyer's daughter falls for one of his clients.
Devil's Canyon (1953) as Loafer
A U.S. Marshal is unjustly convicted and sent to a notorious Arizona prison.
Code Two (1953) as Prisoner
Three young men train to become motorcycle cops.
Holiday for Sinners (1952) as
Three old friends reunite during Mardi Gras and try to forget their problems.
I'll Get By (1950) as Fish market man
Updated version of "Tin Pan Alley" concerns two songwriters and their romantic entanglements with the pretty pair of sisters helping them plug their songs.
East Side, West Side (1950) as Wino
A chic New York couple is torn apart by a seductive model.
The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend (1949) as Hoodlum
Saloon-bar singer Freddie gets very angry whenever boyfriend Blackie seems to be playing around. She always packs a six-shooter, so this is bad news for anything that happens to be in the way. As this is usually the local judge's rear-end, Freddie and friend Conchita are soon hiding out teaching school in the middle of nowhere.
The Set-Up (1949) as Photographer
An aging boxer defies the gangsters who've ordered him to throw his last fight.
Holiday Affair (1949) as Bum
A young widow is torn between a boring businessman and a romantic ne'er-do-well.
Mr. Belvedere Goes to College (1949) as Drunk
A middle-aged genius goes to college for the first time.
Chicken Every Sunday (1949) as Barker
A woman takes in boarders to support her husband''''s harebrained financial schemes.
Any Number Can Play (1949) as Prisoner
The owner of a gambling casino tries to win back his estranged wife and child.
The Doctor and the Girl (1949) as Bowery bum
A doctor leaves his wealthy family to work in the slums.
Sorrowful Jones (1949) as Horse player
A young girl is left with the notoriously cheap Sorrowful Jones as a marker for a bet. When her father doesn't return, he learns that taking care of a child interferes with his free-wheeling lifestyle. Sorrowful must also evade crooked gangsters and indulge in a bit of horse-thieving.
The Babe Ruth Story (1948) as
A childlike oaf becomes the greatest star in baseball.
Dick Tracy vs. Cueball (1946) as Drunk
A police detective uses his girlfriend to track down a homicidal maniac.
Cornered (1945) as Stumblebum
A World War II veteran hunts down the Nazi collaborators who killed his wife.
The Woman in the Window (1944) as Garage helper
A seductive woman gets an innocent professor mixed up in murder.
Casanova Brown (1944) as Couple in license bureau
A couple on the verge of divorce learns the wife is pregnant.
Girl Rush (1944) as Miner
Two vaudevillians try to round up some ready-made brides for gold prospectors.
Flight for Freedom (1943) as Cab driver
A female pilot breaks the Los Angeles to New York record and attracts the interest of the U.S. Navy, who want to send her on a spy mission.
Ladies' Day (1943) as Umpire
To save their team, baseball players try to get their star pitcher married to the right woman.
Action in the North Atlantic (1943) as Seaman
A Merchant Marine crew fights off enemy attacks at the start of World War II.
Mr. Lucky (1943) as Slot machine workman
A gambling-ship owner is out to fleece a beautiful society woman, but falls in love.
Land of the Open Range (1942) as Tipsy convict
A landowner''''s will leaves his ranch to anyone who''''s served two years in prison.
You Can't Escape Forever (1942) as
Although she's been demoted to writing the advice column, a newspaper woman still tries to expose a racketeer.
Maisie Gets Her Man (1942) as Man in office
A Brooklyn showgirl launches a stage act with a hick comic.
Powder Town (1942) as Man in café
A scientist clashes with a munitions foreman in his fight to create a new explosive.
Four Jacks and a Jill (1942) as Policeman
A nightclub band''''s new singer becomes the center of a romantic mix-up.
I Married a Witch (1942) as Cabby
A 300-year-old witch wreaks havoc when she falls in love with a young politician.
Flight Lieutenant (1942) as Mechanic
A disgraced pilot sets out to regain his son''''s respect.
Syncopation (1942) as Taxi driver
A young trumpeter rises through the jazz world and finds love.
Heart of the Rio Grande (1942) as Taxi driver
As foreman of a dude ranch, Gene has two problems. One is a guest, the spoiled daughter of a millioniare, and the other is the disgruntled ex-foreman that Gene replaced, now just a ranch hand. Gene eventually gets the daughter straightened out but has to fire the ex-foreman and this leads to trouble when he returns intent on revenge.
My Favorite Blonde (1942) as New York taxi driver
A vaudevillian gets mixed up with a beautiful blonde spy.
The Talk of the Town (1942) as
An escaped political prisoner and a stuffy law professor vie for the hand of a spirited schoolteacher.
Woman of the Year (1942) as Mug
Opposites distract when a sophisticated political columnist falls for a sportswriter.
Sullivan's Travels (1942) as Drunk in theatre
A filmmaker masquerades as a hobo to get in touch with the little people.
In Old California (1942) as Oaf
Boston pharmacist Tom Craig comes to Sacramento, where he runs afoul of local political boss Britt Dawson, who exacts protection payment from the citizenry. Dawson frames Craig with poisoned medicine, but Craig redeems himself during a Gold Rush epidemic.
Born to Sing (1942) as Driver
Fledgling entertainers put on a show for Uncle Sam.
The Old Homestead (1942) as Windy
Highways by Night (1942) as Taxi driver
A wealthy playboy gets mixed up with the mob.
Mr. and Mrs. Smith (1941) as Taxi driver
A quarrelsome couple discovers their marriage isn''''t legal.
Under Age (1941) as Gilder-Sleeve
The Devil and Miss Jones (1941) as Attendant
A department store owner goes undercover as an employee to thwart union activists.
Down in San Diego (1941) as Chauffeur
Teenagers take on enemy spies at a Navy base.
Michael Shayne, Private Detective (1941) as Counter man
The Irish-American detective Shayne is hired by a racetrack bigwig (Kolb) to guard his compulsive gambler daughter (Weaver). When her boyfriend is murdered, Shayne gets blamed.
A Girl, a Guy and a Gob (1941) as Street laborer
A stuffy boss tries to steal his secretary from her sailor boyfriend.
Unholy Partners (1941) as Taxi driver
A gangster helps pay a tabloid editor's debts to gain control of the paper.
Western Union (1941) as
An outlaw goes straight to work for the telegraph company, which puts him in conflict with his lawless brother.
Men Without Souls (1940) as Pete
You'll Find Out (1940) as Cab driver
Kay Kyser and his band fight to save a young girl trapped in a haunted mansion.
Those Were the Days! (1940) as Second hobo
Lucky Partners (1940) as Bus driver
Two strangers who share a sweepstakes ticket take it on the lam.
Kitty Foyle (1940) as Taxi driver
A girl from the wrong side of the tracks endures scandal and heartbreak when she falls for a high-society boy.
Stage to Chino (1940) as
A retired postal inspector gets back in the saddle to prevent a stagecoach robbery.
Maisie (1939) as Barker
A Brooklyn showgirl tries to clear a ranch foreman of murder charges.
Union Pacific (1939) as Irish Paddy
A crooked politician tries to stop construction of the first intercontinental railroad.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939) as
A deformed bell ringer rescues a gypsy girl falsely accused of witchcraft and murder.
In Name Only (1939) as Bartender
A wealthy man falls for a widow but can't get his wife to divorce him.
I'm from Missouri (1939) as Hot dog vendor
Romance in the Dark (1938) as Tough man in audience
Sweethearts (1938) as Electrician
Bickering husband-and-wife stage stars are manipulated into a break-up for publicity purposes.
Men with Wings (1938) as Mechanic
Penitentiary (1938) as Convict
Way Out West (1937) as Bartender
A pair of tenderfeet try to get the deed to a gold mine to its rightful owner.
She Had to Eat (1937) as Gangster
A Fight to the Finish (1937) as Anderson
Parole Racket (1937) as Allen
The Toast of New York (1937) as First mug
A 19th century con artist rises from medicine shows to Wall Street.
Meet the Boyfriend (1937) as Taxi driver
You Only Live Once (1937) as Man's voice
When he''''s framed for murder, an escaped convict returns to crime to protect his wife and child.
Wells Fargo (1937) as
An employee of an express shipping service helps to provide people with the supplies they need.
Blonde Trouble (1937) as Truck driver
Fred Stevens (Johnny Downs), on his way to New York City with hopes of succeeding as a songwriter, meets and falls in love with Edna Baker, an employee in a dentist's office. In New York, Fred meets Paul Sears (William Demarest), a broken-down songwriter, his wife Lucille (Helen Flint) and her gold-digging sister, Eileen Fletcher (Terry Walker.) They are indifferent to him until they discover he has his life's savings with him. Eileen makes plans to marry Fred and ignores her song-publishing boy friend, Joe Hart (Lynne Overman.) Fred and Paul write a song together and take it to Hart, who sees a way to get Eileen off his hands by giving Fred a large advance. Fred, who is completely swayed by Eileen, parts with Edna. Hart continues the advances but when Fred and Paul go to him asking why the song hasn't been published, Hart tells them it isn't any good and he was using Fred to help rid him of Eileen. Fred now realizes he loves Edna. A popular radio singer sees Fred's song in Hart's office and sings it on the air, and it becomes a hit.
Midnight Taxi (1937) as Gas station attendant
G-Man Chick Gardner (Brian Donlevy), posing as a taxi driver, convinces the members of a counterfeiting gang that he is on their side and is taken into the organization by Philip Strickland (Alan Dinehart), the boss, over the objections of gang lieutenant Flash Dillon (Gilbert Roland.) Gardner meets Gilda Lee (Frances Drake), a member of the gang, and learns of the planned smuggling of a load of counterfeit money at a remote wharf. He arranges with the Federal officers to foil the landing but their presence is detected and the gang escapes, with Gardner being wounded in the melee by his own men. Dillon discovers Gardner's true identity and tells Gilda to take him for a ride. Instead, she helps Gardner kill Dillon, in return for which he promises her immunity. She goes with Strickland to the yacht of John Rudd (Sig Rumann), who is the secret leader of the counterfeiters. Gardner and the federal agents follow her.
Parole! (1936) as "Dummy" Watts
Follow the Fleet (1936) as Sailor
Two sailors on leave romance a dance-hall hostess and her prim sister.
The Bride Comes Home (1936) as Elevator conductor
The Crime of Dr. Forbes (1936) as Reporter
Injured scientist Eric Godfrey asks his protege to give him a fatal dose of opiates to end his misery. When he dies the doctor is accused of murder.
Fury (1936) as Dawson's friend
An innocent man escapes a lynch mob then returns for revenge.
Swing Time (1936) as
To prove himself worthy of his fiancee, a dancer tries to make it big, only to fall for his dancing partner.
Star for a Night (1936) as Taxi driver
Another Face (1935) as Muggsie Brown
Plastic surgery turns a gangster into a movie star.
The Call of the Wild (1935) as Man in Dawson
Jack Thornton has trouble winning enough at cards for the stake he needs to get to the Alaska gold fields. His luck changes when he pays $250 for Buck, a sled dog that is part wolf to keep him from being shot by an arrogant Englishman also headed for the Yukon.
Hi, Gaucho! (1935) as
The son and daughter of feuding ranchers defy their fathers in the name of love.
Grand Exit (1935) as Jones
An insurance investigator tries to track down an arsonist.
Carnival (1935) as Barker
When he''''s widowed, a puppeteer goes into hiding to maintain custody of his son.
The Daring Young Man (1935) as Taxi driver
The Crime of Helen Stanley (1934) as Property man
Charlie Chan's Courage (1934) as Prop man
Charlie is hired to deliver a pearl necklace to a millionaire at his ranch. When murder intervenes he disguises himself as a Chinese servant and begins sleuthing.
The Mighty Barnum (1934) as Man in museum
The Defense Rests (1934) as Henchman
A sleazy lawyer's female assistant sets out to end his cheating ways.
The Gay Divorcee (1934) as Waiter
An unhappily married woman mistakes a suitor for the gigolo hired to end her marriage.
Of Human Bondage (1934) as Chimneysweep
A medical student falls prey to a sluttish waitress.
Broadway Bill (1934) as
An heiress and her brother-in-law defy her father by going into horse racing.
Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933) as First forgotten man
Three chorus girls fight to keep their show going and find rich husbands.
King Kong (1933) as Reporter
A film crew discovers the "eighth wonder of the world," a giant prehistoric ape, and brings him back to New York, where he wreaks havoc.
The Son of Kong (1933) as Sailor
Producer Carl Denham returns to Skull Island in search of more monsters.
Men of America (1932) as
A modern-day rancher faces lynching when he''''s suspected of a mob killing.
Make Me a Star (1932) as Chuck Collins
A grocery clerk goes to Hollywood in search of fame and fortune.
Those Who Dance (1930) as
A policeman doubles as a gunman to get in with the mob.
Hit of the Show (1928) as Barnes
Chicago After Midnight (1928) as Frank
Danger Street (1928) as Bull
Women Men Forget (1920) as James Livingston
Twilight (1919) as Jim Anwell
The Bramble Bush (1919) as John Crispen
Let's Elope (1919) as Hilary Farrington
The Right to Lie (1919) as Curtis Austin
The Misleading Widow (1919) as Colonel Preedy
The Unchastened Woman (1918) as Hubert Knolleys
De Luxe Annie (1918) as Walter Kendal
Annie is a victim of amnesia. In this state, having forgotten her husband and friends, she becomes a master criminal. But an operation on her brain restores her memory, leaving her to face the consequences of her actions.
Wild Honey (1918) as Rev. Jim Brown/Pastor Holbrook
The Silent Woman (1918) as John Lowery
Wives of Men (1918) as James Randolph Emerson, Jr.
The Eternal Mother (1917) as Dwight Alden
As Man Made Her (1917) as Mason Forbes
A Sleeping Memory (1917) as Powers Fiske
House of Cards (1917) as Mr. Manning
The Price of Pride (1917) as Jeffrey Arnold Black
To-Day (1917) as Fred Morton
The Flower of Faith (1916) as Hugh Lee
The Moral Fabric (1916) as Scott Winthrop
The House of Mirrors (1916) as Fred Probert
Four lifelong friends share one very special summer. Introduced as babies who were born to mothers who met in a prenatal aerobics class, the four grew up together and developed an enduring bond despite their distinctly different emerging personalities. Now, after years of sharing every triumph and l
The Wheel of the Law (1916) as John Norton
The Golden Claw (1915) as Bert Werden
The Edge of the Abyss (1915) as Wayne Burroughs

Assistant Direction (feature film)

Blackmail (1929)
A shopkeeper's daughter fights off blackmail after she kills a young artist who had tried to rape her.
Champagne (1928)
In this silent film, a wealthy man pretends to be bankrupt to teach his daughter a lesson.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939) as Stand in
A deformed bell ringer rescues a gypsy girl falsely accused of witchcraft and murder.

Cast (special)

Rumpole and the Bubble Reputation (1989) as Fig Newton
Rumpole defends the editor of a sensationalist tabloid newspaper in a libel action brought by a popular romantic novelist. Unfortunately, the author's greatest fan is the presiding judge.

Cast (short)

Respect the Law (1941)
This short film focuses on how "minor" lawbreakers can do more damage than major criminals.
What a Life (1930)
Kelly Halligan has moved with her 17-year-old niece from New York to California to start her new business venture. When her niece tries out for the soccer team, the two meet the athletic and handsome new coach, Dominic. They also become acquainted with the attractive, but somewhat unstable, student

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