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Also Known As: Died: October 26, 1966
Born: January 28, 1907 Cause of Death: heart disease
Birth Place: Illinois, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Westbound (1959) as Stocktender
A Civil War veteran fights to protect a gold shipment from a bitter Confederate officer.
Friendly Persuasion (1956) as Farmer
A peaceful Quaker family's sanctity is tested during the Civil War.
Wichita (1955) as Bartender
Wyatt Earp fights to straighten out a crooked cow town.
At Gunpoint (1955) as Walter, bartender
Shotgun (1955) as Cavalryman
Return from the Sea (1954) as Cookie
A sailor vows to give up his wandering ways when he falls for a waitress.
Brigadoon (1954) as Sheepherder
Two American hunters in Scotland discover a mystical village that only materializes once every century.
The Eddie Cantor Story (1954) as
The beloved entertainer rises to stardom from humble beginnings in the slums.
A Star Is Born (1954) as Photographer at Shrine Auditorium
A falling star marries the newcomer he's helping reach the top.
All Ashore (1953) as Cabrillo owner
Three sailors on shore leave sing and dance their way to love.
Calamity Jane (1953) as
The Wild West heroine helps bring a star attraction to Deadwood and finds love.
Scorching Fury (1952) as Storekeeper
The Marrying Kind (1952) as
A judge forces a divorcing couple to think back on the problems that drove them apart.
The World in His Arms (1952) as Brannigan
Roistering sea captain Jonathan Clark, who poaches seal pelts from Russian Alaska, meets and woos Russian countess Marina in 1850 San Francisco. Events separate them, but after an exciting sea race to the Pribilof Islands they meet again; now, both are in danger from the schemes of villainous Prince Semyon.
Son of Paleface (1952) as Ned
In this sequel to "The Paleface", Bob Hope and Jane Russell return as the lead characters. Hope plays Junior Potter, who returns to claim his father's gold, which is nowhere to be found. Throw in Russell as "Mike", the luscious head of a gang of thieves, and Roy Rogers as a federal marshal hot on her trail.
Rock Island Trail (1950) as McCarthy
Loumas, president of the Rock Island Trail company, tries to expand his rails into the Midwest but finds resistance of the steamship and stage-coach lines. The malicious Kirby Murrow tries everything to slow down Loumas' progress and doesn't even stop before sabotage. Only Constanze, daughter of banker Strong, believes in his success strong enough to support him financially.
Surrender (1950) as Doorman
The Capture (1950) as Mexican cab driver
River Lady (1948) as Logger
In spring 18__, the loggers arrive at a mill town on the upper Mississippi drainage; the gambling riverboat is there to meet them, with river queen Sequin who loves logger Dan Corrigan. Sharp businessman Beauvais also wants Sequin, as well as all the sawmill business. To keep Dan near her, Sequin manipulates him into managing the local Morrison Mill; but then Morrison's daughter Stephanie sets her cap at Dan...
The Fabulous Texan (1947) as Blacksmith
A couple of Confederate soldiers, returning home from the Civil War, find Texas transformed into an armed camp with a quasi-dictator gathering up land and power as fast as he can. The two former Rebels take on this despot each in his own way.
Spoilers of the North (1947) as Slim
Wyoming (1947) as Settler
Charles Alderson (Bill Elliott as William Elliott) and his wife settle in the Wyoming Territory, and form a lasting friendship with Thomas Jefferson "Windy" Gibson (George Hayes as George "Gabby" Hayes). Alderson's wife dies in childbirth, leaving him with an infant daughter, who he sends to Europe for an education. During the years in which she is abroad, Alderson becomes a wealthy cattle baron. The daughter, Karen (Vera Ralston), returns to Wyoming soon after it has been admitted to statehood. She finds that much of the land her father has considered as his own is now open to homesteaders, and that hostilities have broken out between the two factions. Alderson's foreman, Glenn Forrester (John Carroll), a former lawyer with whom Karen falls in love, warns Alderson against using violence in dealing with the homesteaders. Duke Lassister (Albert Dekker), a smooth operator dealing in cattle rustling, sets himself up as a spokesman for the homesteaders and uses their fight with Alderson to further his own interests. When Lassister murders Windy, Alderson hires a gang of outlaws to war on the homesteaders.
Calendar Girl (1947) as Diamond Jim Brady
Plainsman and the Lady (1946) as Doctor
St. Joseph, Missouri, in 1859, is divided by a railroad track that separates the richer and poorer classes of people. From the richer side comes Ann Arnesen (Vera Ralston), daughter of Michael Arnesen (Rheinhold Schunzel), owner of the Pony Express. Michael hires Sam Cotton (Bill Elliott as William Elliott) to protect his pony line from hostile Indians and the attacks of the gang of Peter Marquette (Joseph Schildkraut), owner of a stagecoach line who fears losing his contracts to the pony riders. Sam finds himself in a difficult position because Michael's wife, Cathy (Gail Patrick), is in love with Marquette. Sam, despite several attacks by Marquette's men, organizes the pony line. The ailing Michael is shocked to death by his wife's confession of hate, and Marquette tries to destroy the ecpress stations. Sam, with the aid of a friendly Indian tribe, finally wipes out Marquette and his gang, and returns to St. Joseph and Ann, the woman he loves.
Sudan (1945) as Soldier
Young, lovely Naila becomes queen of the ancient Egyptian kingdom of Khemis when her father is killed in a slave revolt. Continuing her penchant for going incognito among the people, she seeks out rebel leader Herua. But through palace treachery, she herself is captured and enslaved. After various adventures, she finds herself rescued by (and attracted to) the very rebel she was seeking. Will gratitude or revenge win out? Gorgeous scenery and costumes.
Her Highness and the Bellboy (1945) as Santa Claus
A hotel bellboy is the unlikely choice to escort a visiting princess, over the protests of his invalid girlfriend.
Along Came Jones (1945) as Fat card player
A mild-mannered cowboy is mistaken for a notorious outlaw.
Lumberjack (1944) as Big Joe [Williams]
Julie's husband has been murdered and land agents want her to sign away her property rights. Hoppy warns against this but she does so anyway. It looks as though she will be unable to deliver the timber called for in her agreement. Hoppy has to make the lumber deal happened and solve the murder.
Hidden Valley Outlaws (1944) as Gridley
Lawyer Leland is using land rights to kick the ranchers off their land. When Wild Bill and Gabby arrive to help the ranchers, he has actor Percel frame them for murder and then incites the townsmen to lynch them.
Outlaws of Santa Fe (1944) as Jim Hackett
Trail to Gunsight (1944) as Reb Tanner
Crazy House (1943) as Doorman
The Quarterback (1940) as Young fellow
Stunt Pilot (1939) as Charlie
A movie stunt pilot faces murder charges when an aerial battle scene turns deadly.
Blonde Trouble (1937) as
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.
Hollywood Boulevard (1936) as Guest
Goldie Gets Along (1933) as Bill Tobin, [Jr.]
A small-town girl schemes to get to Hollywood only to run into the man she left behind.
Blonde Venus (1932) as
A nightclub singer gives in to a rich playboy to finance her husband''''s medical treatment.
The Last Ride (1931) as Roy Smith
Cameo Kirby (1930) as Anatole
The Dawn Trail (1930) as Mart
Dissension arises between cattlemen in Osage County, Texas, and sheepherders who have settled there and use the same watering stream. Mart Dalton (Charles Morton), son of a wealthy cattleman, quarrels with and kills one of the settlers, thus placing Sheriff Larry Williams (Buck Jones) in a delicate position; for he is Mart's best friend and is engaged to Mart's sister June (Miriam Seeger). However, sworn to do his duty, he arrests Mart, incensing the cattlemen, who help Mart escape, leaving Larry wounded.
Caught Short (1930) as William Smith
Feuding mothers try to help their romantically involved offspring by playing the stock market.
Check and Double Check (1930) as Richard Williams
Two black taxi drivers keep landing in hot water in this adaptation of radio''''s popular Amos ''''n'''' Andy.
Christina (1929) as Jan
The Far Call (1929) as Pal Loring
New Year's Eve (1929) as Edward Warren
Four Devils (1929) as Charles
Four Sons (1928) as Johann Bernle
A family saga in which three of a Bavarian widow''''s sons go to war for Germany and the fourth goes to America, Germany''''s eventual opponent.
None But the Brave (1928) as Charles Stanton
Dressed To Kill (1928) as Jeanne's sweetheart
Rich But Honest (1927) as Dick Carter
Colleen (1927) as Terry O'Flynn
Wolf Fangs (1927) as Neal Barrett

Film Production - Main (feature film)

The Party Crashers (1958) as Script Supervisor
The Sad Sack (1957) as Script Supervisor
A hopelessly innocent private gets himself kidnapped in Morocco.
Omar Khayyam (1957) as Script Supervisor
Omar Khayyam was one of the greatest Persian poets. He was also a brilliant mathematician. Though his quatrains were written in the 11th century, they are still popular the world over. The details of his life are unknown, so this movie invents a biography for him and includes in it his real achievements - the invention of a new calendar and the penning of those epigrammatic poems. This film has him romancing a sultan's bride and foiling the assassin sect's plot to kill the sultan's son.
The Joker Is Wild (1957) as Script Supervisor
Singer Joe E. Lewis fights to rebuild his life after gangsters slash his vocal cords.
The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) as Scr clerk
International spies kidnap a doctor''''s son when he stumbles on their assassination plot.
Strategic Air Command (1955) as Script Supervisor
A baseball star takes to the air to help plan the U.S.'''' aerial defense.
Elephant Walk (1954) as Script Supervisor
A rich planter''''s young bride tries to cope with life on a Ceylonese plantation.
Here Come the Girls (1953) as Script Supervisor
A chorus boy is used as bait to catch an attacker.
Shane (1953) as Script Supervisor
A mysterious drifter helps farmers fight off a vicious gunman.
Copper Canyon (1950) as Script Supervisor
During post civil war, southern veterans move wet to find money to rebuild their homes and are continuously harassed.
Storm Over Wyoming (1950) as Script Supervisor
Two drifters get caught in the middle during a cattlemen-sheep men feud.
Red, Hot and Blue (1949) as Script Supervisor
An actress''''s rising career is threatened when she finds a dead gangster in her apartment.
Chicago Deadline (1949) as Script Supervisor
On Chicago's South Side reporter Ed Ames finds the body of a dead girl. Her address book leads to a host of names of men frightened by her death but claiming never to have known her. Ames comes to know quite a lot, dangerously so.
Alias Nick Beal (1949) as Script Supervisor
A crusading district attorney sells his soul to the devil to fight corruption.
Who Killed Doc Robbin (1948) as Script Supervisor
Here Comes Trouble (1948) as Script supv
A newspaper publisher and his ace reporter try to solve the murder of a blackmailing stripper.
Strange Gamble (1948) as Script Supervisor
In the 63rd of the series based on the Clarence E. Mulford character, Hopalong Cassidy (William Boyd) is working on a counterfeiting case for the government and, with his two pals California Carlson (Andy Clyde) and Lucky Jenkins (Rand Brooks), enters a town where they meet Nora Murray (Elaine Riley) and her brother Sid (William Leicester), who have come to claim the "Silver Belle" mine. The brother is killed by the gang led by Ora Mordigan (James Craven), and Cassidy discovers a lost mine where the gang has been holding John Murray (Herbert Rawlinson), Nora's father, a prisoner and forcing him to print the bogus money.
Two Years Before the Mast (1946) as Scr clerk
Charles Stewart, the "Pilgrim" owner's playboy son, finds himself shanghaied on his father's ship commanded by cruel Captain Thompson. When scurvy breaks out he leads a mutiny and is slapped in irons. Floggings and torture abound.

Cast (short)

Alice in Movieland (1940)
When a beauty queen tries to make it in Hollywood, she learns stardom comes at a price in this short film. Vitaphone Release 88-89A.

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