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Also Known As: Died: October 18, 1968
Born: April 14, 1898 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Atlanta, Georgia, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

The Best Man (1964) as Art Hockstader
Two presidential hopefuls get caught up in the dirty side of politics.
High Tide (1947) as Hugh Fresney
A reporter hires a bodyguard to protect him from a gang boss he has been investigating. After a car accident traps the two of them inside the car with the tide coming in, the reporter recounts for his bodyguard the circumstances leading up to their predicament.
I'll Tell the World (1945) as Gabriel ["Gabby"] Patton [Jr.]
Betrayal from the East (1945) as Eddie Carter
A carnival showman tries to keep Japanese spies from sabotaging the Panama Canal.
Power of the Press (1943) as Griff Thompson
The Pay Off (1943) as Brad McKay
Special prosecutor Lloyd Pearson (Ian Keith) has been murdered and there is strong evidence that gambler Moroni (John Maxwell) committed the crime, but he has an air-tight alibi, spending the evening with Brad McKay (Lee Tracy), star reporter of the Chronicle. Norris (Robert Middlemass), the publisher, send Brad and his son, Guy Norris (Tom Brown), to cover the story. Brad learns that Moroni did commit the murder, but has no way to prove it. Moroni tells Brad that the murdered prosecutor was getting a payoff, and was killed by his assistant Hugh Walker (Forrest Taylor) following a quarrel. John Angus (Jack La Rue), proprietor of the Hi Lo Club, tells Moroni that Brad suspects him. Phyllis Walker (Tina Thayer) tells Brad that her father is in danger from Moroni. Hugh Walker has given her a key to the public locker where some money is hidden. That night, Brad finds Moroni dead. He realizes there is a higher-up that had Moroni kill Pearson, and then has had Moroni killed. He learns that Walker has been kidnapped, but secures the money from the locker and hides it in his apartment. He meets Alma Dorne (Evelyn Brent)at the night club, and, while attracted to her, he suspects she is an accomplice of the gang. He surprises her while she is searching his apartment for the money, and agrees to help him. Norris summons Brad to his home for Brad to show him what evidence he has collected so far. Norris, at the point of a gun, tells Brad he has collected too much. Brad gets the upper hand by telling Norris that his son Guy is walking into a death trap. Norris rushes to save his son from the trap he himself had set for Brad.
Millionaires in Prison (1940) as Nick Burton
Four convicts volunteer as medical guinea pigs to win early paroles.
Fixer Dugan (1939) as Charlie "The Fixer" Dugan
A circus man adopts an aerialist's daughter.
The Spellbinder (1939) as Jed Marlow
A crooked lawyer''''s daughter falls for a gangster that he helped acquit.
Crashing Hollywood (1938) as Michael Winston
A true to life gangster movie stirs up an all out mob assault on Hollywood.
Behind the Headlines (1937) as Eddie Haines
A radio station''''s newsman rushes to the rescue of his peer, who has been kidnapped by bank robbers.
Criminal Lawyer (1937) as [Barry] Brandon
A wily defense attorney changes his tune when he''''s named district attorney.
Sutter's Gold (1936) as Pete Perkin
Wanted! Jane Turner (1936) as Tom Mallory
A postal detective tracks the gang that robbed a mail truck and killed the driver.
Two Fisted (1935) as Hap Hurley
Carnival (1935) as Chick Thompson [also known as Doc Crawford]
When he''''s widowed, a puppeteer goes into hiding to maintain custody of his son.
You Belong to Me (1934) as Bud Hannigan
The Lemon Drop Kid (1934) as Wally Brooks, The Lemon Drop Kid
I'll Tell the World (1934) as Stanley Brown
Dinner at Eight (1934) as Max Kane
A high-society dinner party masks a hotbed of scandal and intrigue.
Turn Back the Clock (1933) as Joe [Gimlet]
A middle aged working man gets to relive his life and make himself wealthy.
Private Jones (1933) as William ["Bill"] Jones
Bombshell (1933) as [E. J.] Space [Hanlon]
A glamorous film star rebels against the studio, her pushy press agent and a family of hangers-on.
Clear All Wires (1933) as Buckley Joyce Thomas
Foreign correspondents clash over working methods and love.
The Nuisance (1933) as Joe [Phineas] Stevens
Love trips up an ambulance chasing lawyer.
Advice to the Lovelorn (1933) as Toby Prentiss
Los Angeles newspaper reporter Toby Prentiss is continually in trouble with his editor. He is demoted to running the paper's "Miss Lonelyhearts" advice column because he missed the scoop on a major earthquake whilst out on the town. Determined to be fired from the column he starts to give crazy advice to the readers, but this only makes him even more popular.
Washington Merry-Go-Round (1932) as [Button Gwinnett] Brown
A young congressman tries to rid Washington of corruption while courting a senator''''s daughter.
The Night Mayor (1932) as Mayor Bobby Kingston
The Strange Love of Molly Louvain (1932) as Scottie Cornell
A woman's bad taste in men leads to pregnancy out of wedlock.
The Half Naked Truth (1932) as Jimmy Bates
A carnival pitch man turns a sideshow dancer into an overnight sensation.
Blessed Event (1932) as Alvin Roberts
An unscrupulous gossip columnist lands himself in hot water.
Love Is a Racket (1932) as Stanley Fiske
A beautiful girl convinces a reporter to cover up her involvement in a murder.
Doctor X (1932) as Lee Taylor
A reporter investigates a series of cannibalistic murders at a medical college.
Born Reckless (1930) as Bill O'Brien
Liliom (1930) as Buzzard
She Got What She Wanted (1930) as Eddie
Big Time (1929) as Eddie Burns

Cast (short)

Cinema Circus (1937)
In this short film, various celebrities take part in a circus performance.
Pirate Party on Catalina Isle (1935)
This short film presents a musical and comedy revue staged as a pirate party on Catalina Island.

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