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Also Known As: Died: May 7, 1943
Born: October 3, 1888 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Santa Ana, California, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

The Last Ride (1944) as Delaney
A detective suspects foul play in a series of accidental deaths.
Hi, Buddy (1943) as Michael O'Shane
Eyes of the Underworld (1943) as Sergeant Clancy
Find the Blackmailer (1943) as Detective Cramer
A private eye hunts for the talking bird that holds the key to a murder.
Hit the Ice (1943) as Conductor
Flash Fulton (Bud Abbott) and Weejie McCoy (Lou Costello) take pictures of a bank robbery. Lured to the mountain resort hideout of the robbers and accompanied by Dr. Bill Elliott (Patric Knowles) and Peggy Osborn (Elyse Knox), they also meet old friend Johnny Long (Himself) and his band and singer Marcia Manning (Ginny Simms). Dr. Elliott and Peggy are being held in a remote cabin by the robbers, but Weejie rescues them by turning himself into a human snowball that becomes an avalanche that engulfs the crooks.
It Ain't Hay (1943) as Reilly
Fired Wife (1943) as Rafferty
The Good Fellows (1943) as Grand Tribune
The title of Grand Caesar in the Ancient Order of Noblest Romans of Wakefield, Indiana keeps Jim "Pop" Helton (Cecil Kellaway) so involved and distracted that he forgets to pay the family's bills, nearly makes a shambles of a real estate deal his oldest daughter, Ethel (Helen Walker)is working on,almost wrecks her romance with Captain Tom Drayson (James Brown), and gets involved in a game with a pool shark in an effort to raise the remaining $75 of the $6,750 needed (that they didn't have) by the Wakefield Lodge to host the national convention of the Noblest Romans.
Riding High (1943) as Mailman
The Amazing Mrs. Holliday (1943) as Immigration officer
My Kingdom for a Cook (1943) as Policeman
An English author must search for a new cook when he moves to rural Massachusetts.
Keep 'Em Slugging (1943) as Police sergeant
A gang of tough street kids decide to go straight and get jobs in order to free draft-age men for the war effort. However, because of their past tangles with the law, they can't find anybody who'll hire them. Finally one of them gets a job at the department store where his sister works, but runs afoul of a store executive who is in league with a ring of hijackers.
Mississippi Gambler (1942) as Brandon
A journalist finds out, that a plantation owner he meets is a gangster the police is looking for, who has changed his face with plastic surgery.
I Was Framed (1942) as Ben Belden
A news man''''s political investigations land him in prison.
Moonlight in Havana (1942) as Joe Clark
Singing Johnny Norton (Allan Jones) is the star catcher of the Blue Sox baseball team but he is suspended because of insubordination. Producer Barney Crane (William Frawley) hears Johnny singing and signs him to appear with Gloria Jackson (Jane Frazee), with the promise their first engagement will be in Havana. Johnny, hoping to get his baseball job back, is anxious to get to Cuba where the Blue Sox are having spring training. Patsy Clark (Marjorie Lord), daughter of Blue Sox owner, Joe Clark (Wade Boteler), helps Johnny get another chance with the team. But Johnny has fallen in love with Gloria and hates to walk out on his singing contract. Johnny's troubles are solved when rain prevents the important All-Star exhibition game which was scheduled for the same evening.
Timber (1942) as Dan Crowley
Escape from Crime (1942) as Lieut. "Biff" Malone
An ex-con becomes a daredevil photojournalist.
Bombay Clipper (1942) as Christopher Ruggles
Affairs of Jimmy Valentine (1942) as Warden Carl Jones
Mike Jason (Dennis O'Keefe), idea man for the Bullard Advertising Agency, and Cleo Arden (Gloria Dickson), director of the Jimmy Valentine radio program, based on the exploits of the old-time safe cracker, fear their jobs are in jeopardy when the sponsor decides to switch his show to another agency. Mike suggests that a $10,000 prize be offered to anyone who can locate the real Jimmy Valentine. Mike and Mousey (George E. Stone), a little chiseler who has attached himself to Mike, follow a clue to a small town. Unknown to Mike, Mousey is out for revenge and kills two innocent men before they learn the identity of the real Jimmy Valentine (Roman Bohnen). Mousey tries to kill Valentine but he himself is killed in the scuffle. Mike refuses to identify Valentine, claiming that one of the murdered men was the real Jimmy Valentine.
Private Buckaroo (1942) as Recruiting sergeant
A rebellious young Army recruit falls for the daughter of a retired officer.
Butch Minds the Baby (1942) as Police sergeant
Ride 'Em Cowboy (1942) as Rodeo manager
On the run from a rodeo boss, two greenhorns get jobs as cowboys.
Between Us Girls (1942) as Policeman
Carrie (Diana Barrymore), ambitious young actress and her manager Mike Kilinsky (Andy Devine), travel east from Chicago to Long Island so Carrie can see the new mansion that her mother Chris (Kay Francis) has just purchased. Chris is not there when Carrie arrives by Gallagher (Ethel Griffies), the family major domo, tells Carrie that Chris is in love with the very rich Steve (John Boles.) Chris confesses to Carrie that she has lied about her age to Steve, claiming to be 31, and that the photograph of Carrie is Carrie's (non-existent) Aunt Sadie and Carrie is only twelve. Carrie insists that her mother keep up the masquerade, and she will pose as a 12-year-old. Steve arrives and brings with him his friend Jimmy Blake (Robert Cummings). More than a little confusion follows including Carrie starting a fight with another "kid" to keep Jimmy from keeping a date with his fiancee and Mike escorting Chris and the "under-age" Carrie to a night club, and other incidents that only tend to prove that Steve and Jimmy aren't the brightest bulbs shining. Diana Barrymore is better as the 12-year-old than she is later playing Joan of Arc in a Detroit theatre, where the light finally dawns on the perplexed Robert Cummings character.
Pittsburgh (1942) as Mine superintendent
Charles 'Pittsburgh' Markham rides roughshod over his friends, his lovers, and his ideals in his trek toward financial success in the Pittsburgh steel industry, only to find himself deserted and lonely at the top. When his crash comes, he finds that fate has dealt him a second chance.
My Favorite Blonde (1942) as Conductor
A vaudevillian gets mixed up with a beautiful blonde spy.
I Married a Witch (1942) as Policeman
A 300-year-old witch wreaks havoc when she falls in love with a young politician.
Fly-by-Night (1942) as O'Brien
Get Hep to Love (1942) as Stacey
The Forest Rangers (1942) as Sheriff
Ranger Don Stuart fights a forest fire with timber boss friend Tana 'Butch' Mason, and finds evidence of arson. He suspects Twig Dawson but can't prove it. Butch loves Don but he, poor fool, won't notice her as a woman; instead he meets socialite Celia in town and elopes with her. The action plot (Don's pursuit of the fire starter) parallels Tana's comic efforts to scare tenderfoot Celia back to the city.
Tarzan's New York Adventure (1942) as Police sergeant
When a circus kidnaps Boy, Tarzan and Jane follow him to New York City.
Jackass Mail (1942) as Doctor
A horse thief marries for profit, but doesn't reckon with his wife's determination to reform him.
Gentleman Jim (1942) as Policeman
Fanciful biography of 19th-century boxing champion Jim Corbett.
Sing Your Worries Away (1942) as Police officer
A daffy songwriter inherits a fortune but has to fight off gangsters to get it.
The Man in the Trunk (1942) as Warden
A-Haunting We Will Go (1942) as Police announcer
The boys are recruited by a gang of thugs to get a coffin containing one of their far from dead colleagues to Dayton to try and get at an inheritance. After the coffin gets switched with the one Dante the Magician uses in his act, his stage show gets more than usually popular.
The Hidden Hand (1942) as Sheriff Selby
The body count rises during the competition for a family inheritance.
Blue, White and Perfect (1942) as Judge
Detective Michael Shayne aids the war effort by fighting industrial diamond smugglers. They operate through Hawaii and part of the movie takes place on an ocean liner headed for there.
Kathleen (1942) as Policeman
A neglected daughter tries to find the right wife for her widowed father.
Strange Alibi (1941) as Captain Allen
An undercover cop finds himself on the wrong side of the law when the mob discovers his true identity.
It Started with Eve (1941) as Newspaper editor [Harry]
To please his dying father, a man hires a hatcheck girl to pose as his fiancée.
The Singing Hill (1941) as Pop Sloan
Six Lessons from Madame La Zonga (1941) as Captain
Steve (Charles Lang), Skat(Eddie Quillan) and other members of a high-ridin', rug-cuttin' musical combo from Oklahoma set off to conquer Broadway, only to find that rhumba-rhythm is all the rage. They decide to sail for Havana to learn the rhythm and pick up the accent, and, on board the ship, Steve meets Rosita Alvarez (Helen Parrish) who is Cuba-bound with her father, Pop Alvarez (Leon Errol), a merry confidence man. All have problems they expect to be solved by Madame La Zonda (Lupe Velez), but they arrive and find that the exotic queen of the rhumba's night club has gone broke. Another confidence man, Beheegan (William Frawley), who has sold a few city halls in his day, provides the answer to everything; using a satchel filled with ill-gotten gains and under the watchful eyes of Alvin (Big Boy Williams), Gabby (Shemp Howard) and Maxwell (Frank Mitchell), he purchases several mythical plantations in South America from Pop.
Where Did You Get That Girl? (1941) as Connolly
Mystery Ship (1941) as O'Shea
The Body Disappears (1941) as Inspector Deming
A scientist''''s invisibility formula gets him in trouble with the police.
Unexpected Uncle (1941) as Doorman
A bored retiree decides to play matchmaker.
Pacific Blackout (1941) as Cop in park
The Lady from Cheyenne (1941) as Turk
Fictionalized story of the 1869 adoption of women's suffrage in Wyoming Territory. In the new-founded railroad town of Laraville, Boss Jim Cork hopes to manipulate the sale of town lots to give him control, but Quaker schoolmarm Annie Morgan bags one of the key lots. Cork's lawyer Steve Lewis tries romancing Annie to get the lot back, finding her so overpoweringly liberated she leaves him dizzy. Still, Steve attains his nefarious object...almost...then has cause to deeply regret having aroused the sleeping giant of feminism!
World Premiere (1941) as Conductor
I Wake Up Screaming (1941) as Detective
A celebrity promoter is accused of murdering one of his clients.
Footsteps in the Dark (1941) as Police sergeant
An aspiring mystery writer stumbles on to a real murder.
Down in San Diego (1941) as Recruiting sergeant
Teenagers take on enemy spies at a Navy base.
A Girl, a Guy and a Gob (1941) as Uniformed attendant
A stuffy boss tries to steal his secretary from her sailor boyfriend.
Birth of the Blues (1941) as Desk sergeant
Jeff grows up near Basin Street in New Orleans, playing his clarinet with the dock workers. He puts together a band, the Basin Street Hot-Shots, which includes a cornet player, Memphis. They struggle to get their jazz music accepted by the cafe society of the city. Betty Lou joins their band as a singer and gets Louie to show her how to do scat singing. Memphis and Jeff both fall in love with Betty Lou.
The Strawberry Blonde (1941) as Warden
A man''''s infatuation with a gold-digging beauty continues after his marriage.
Men of Boys Town (1941) as Lieutenant
Father Flanagan continues to fight for his pioneering orphanage.
Love Crazy (1941) as Captain of detectives
A businessman concocts a series of harebrained schemes to keep his wife from divorcing him.
Bad Men of Missouri (1941) as Sheriff
The Younger Brothers become outlaws to fight off carpetbaggers.
Highway West (1941) as Sheriff
A woman discovers her respectable husband is a notorious gangster.
The Get-Away (1941) as Yard captain
A jailed cop befriends a mob chieftain and stages a breakout with him.
The Kid from Kansas (1941) as John Russell
The Leatherpushers (1940) as Commissioner
Double Alibi (1940) as Bartender
Three Faces West (1940) as Harris
A refugee must choose between the man she loves and the man who helped her father escape the Third Reich.
Hot Steel (1940) as Joe Farley
Under Texas Skies (1940) as Sheriff Brooke
Stony Brooke (Robert Livingston) returns to his home town only the learn that his father, Sheriff Brooke (Wade Boteler), has been murdered and that his boyhood friend, Tucson Smith (Bob Steele) has been convicted and is to hang for the killing. The killing was actually committed by Brooke's deputy Tom Blackton (Henry Brandon),when he feared that his activities as the secret head of a gang of cattle rustlers and bank robbers was about to be exposed. Blackton has taken over as Sheriff. Rancher Jim Marsden (Rex Lease) helps Tucson escape, and Stony encounters the wounded Tucson and helps him back to his ranch, where Tucson's sister, Helen (Lois Ranson) treats his wounds. When Blackton's posse arrive, Tucson escapes through a trap door and heads for the hills. Blackton convinces Stony of Tucson's guilt, and Stony becomes a deputy with the intent of hunting down his former friend. But he changes his mind when a circuit judge (Harrison Greene), coming to preside over a new trial for Tucson, is killed. Stony continues to work for Blackton, hoping to get the evidence needed to clear Tucson, and tells his jack-of-all-trades friend Lullaby (Rufe Davis), who has taken over the barber shop from Smithers (Earle Hodgins), to try to get some information from his talkative customers.
Young Tom Edison (1940) as Si Weaver
As a precocious child, Tom Edison defies authority to develop his first inventions.
Castle on the Hudson (1940) as Principal keeper
A hardened crook behind bars comes up against a reform-minded warden.
Ski Patrol (1940) as Speaker
Street of Memories (1940) as Policeman
The Girl from Avenue A (1940) as Policeman
Spring Parade (1940) as Sergeant
'Til We Meet Again (1940) as Captain Stoddard
A dying woman shares a shipboard romance with a criminal on his way to the gallows.
Three Cheers for the Irish (1940) as Lieutenant
A Scottish lad and Irish lass risk their families' wrath by marrying.
High School (1940) as McDonald
The Man from Dakota (1940) as General
A Yankee soldier becomes a spy with the help of a beautiful woman.
Love Thy Neighbor (1940) as Policeman
Jack Benny (Himself) is preparing his New Year's Eve radio broadcast but takes time out to take his valet Rochester (Eddie Anderson) to meet his girlfriend Josephine (Theresa) arriving on a steamer. Fred Allen (Himself) and his sister Barbara (Verree Teasdale) are also enroute to the dock to meet Barbara's daughter Mary (Mary Martin), returning from a personal appearance tour in South America. Josephine is her maid. Their cars get involved in an accident and, in a bumping contest, Fred reduces Jack's old Maxwell to junk, and is taken to jail. Mary loses her dress in an accident and Jack offers to get her another one, but winds up being arrested for stealing. Barbara tells Mary that Fred is a nervous wreck because of Jack's continual slander of him on Jack's radio program. Jack hires the Merry Macs (Joe McMichael, Judd McMichael, Ted McMichael, Helen Carroll) away from Fred and Fred decides to go to Miami for a rest. Jack decides to open his radio program from Miami. They meet, have another brawl, and end up in jail again. The two are in a motorboat accident where both are knocked unconscious and Mary, in an effort to end the feud, tells Fred that Jack saved his life. They have dinner together at Fred's apartment and Rochester, whom Fred has hired away from Jack, appears and the feud is on again.
So You Won't Talk (1940) as Policeman
Brother Rat and a Baby (1940) as Police captain
Three naval cadets graduate and help each other find jobs.
Knute Rockne--All American (1940) as Trainer
Biography of the famed Notre Dame coach and his fight to "win one for the Gipper."
Emergency Squad (1940) as Workman
The Way of All Flesh (1940) as Policeman
We Who Are Young (1940) as Policeman
A man violates company policy by getting married.
Gaucho Serenade (1940) as Rancher
Gene Autry and sidekick Frog Millhouse depart Madison Square Garden and NYC heading west for home in their car and a horse trailer carrying Gene's horse, Champion. They discover that Ronnie Willoughby, a young boy just off the boat from school in England, has hitched a ride, thinking that Gene and Frog were sent by his father to meet him. Ronnie thinks his father is a big rancher in the west and doesn't know that his father, Alfred Willoughby, is serving time in San Quentin prison because of a frame-up by the officials of a packing company. To keep the father from testifying against them, the packing company officials, Carter, Jenkins and Martin, have arranged for the boy to be kidnapped. Along the way a runaway bride, Joyce Halloway, and her young sister Patsy join the troupe. Various members of the cast sing and dance their way through The Singing Hills, Gaucho Serenade, Give Out With a Song, Heading For the Wide Open Spaces, 'Tis Be, Keep Rollin' and A Song of Sunset before every situation is solved, and Gene gets Joyce, Frog gets Ringeye, the father is cleared and reunited with his UK-accented son and the villains are sent to the Republic Big House.
Framed (1940) as Bartender
Young Buffalo Bill (1940) as Colonel Joe Calhoun
Buffalo Bill Cody tries to help a rancher protect a diamond mine on his property.
The Mysterious Miss X (1939) as Chief T. J. McDougal
Missing Daughters (1939) as Captain McGraw
Days of Jesse James (1939) as Dr. Samuels
Bank officials set out to rob their own bank.
Blondie Takes a Vacation (1939) as Engineer
Blondie, Dagwood, Baby Dumpling and Daisy help an elderly couple save their mountain resort.
Southward Ho! (1939) as Denbigh
Sabotage (1939) as Cop
Blackwell's Island (1939) as Captain Pederson
A reporter gets himself sent to prison to expose a mobster.
Television Spy (1939) as Police sergeant
Thunder Afloat (1939) as Recruiting officer
An old sailor is duped into joining the Navy, where he runs into a longtime rival.
The Oklahoma Kid (1939) as Sheriff [Abe Collins]
A cowboy sets out to avenge his father''''s lynching.
Off the Record (1939) as Deputy
A lady reporter adopts the young delinquent her crime exposes helped send to jail.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1939) as Captain
Mark Twain's classic troublemaker helps a runaway slave escape to the North.
Ambush (1939) as Bank guard
The Ice Follies of 1939 (1939) as Cop
An ice-skating team breaks up when both partners fall for the same girl.
News Is Made at Night (1939) as Warden
Chicken Wagon Family (1939) as Policeman
An traveling merchant (Carrillo) takes his family to New York where he explores his weakness for poker as he looks for work aided by his daughter (Withers).
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) as Family man
An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption.
The Adventures of Jane Arden (1939) as O'Shaughnessy
A reporter poses as a jewel smuggler to unmask a criminal gang.
The Roaring Twenties (1939) as Policeman
Three WWI Army buddies get mixed up with the mob in peacetime.
On Your Toes (1939) as Cop
A hoofer gets mixed up with a ballet dancer, triggering backstage jealousy.
Rulers of the Sea (1939) as Brown
Invisible Stripes (1939) as Policeman
On his release from prison, a crook tries to stop his brother from following in his footsteps.
Sergeant Madden (1939) as Niles
A police officer's son joins the force but goes bad.
When Tomorrow Comes (1939) as Policeman
A married pianist deserts his mentally troubled wife when he falls in love with a pretty waitress.
Undercover Doctor (1939) as Bank guard
Saint Louis Blues (1939) as Police lieutenant
East Side of Heaven (1939) as Detective
Blackmail (1939) as Police sergeant
A man in prison on false charges escapes to save his family from a blackmailer.
Code of the Streets (1939) as Reception guard
Everything's on Ice (1939) as White
Bad Little Angel (1939) as Policeman
An orphan on the run tries to find a new home.
City Girl (1938) as Police radio announcer
Billy the Kid Returns (1938) as [Pat] Garrett
After Pat Garrett kills Billy the Kid, Billy's look-alike Roy Rogers arrives and is mistaken for him. Although a murderer, Billy was on the side of the homesteaders against the large ranchers. As Billy's death is unknown, Roy gets Garrett to let him pose as Billy to continue the fight, but without the killing.
Men Are Such Fools (1938) as Policeman
An ambitious secretary uses the men in her life to turn herself into a radio star.
The Amazing Doctor Clitterhouse (1938) as Capt. MacLevy
A doctor plots crimes so he can study criminal psychology.
In Old Chicago (1938) as Police officer
Two Irish brothers become political and romantic rivals.
The Rage of Paris (1938) as Manager
A penniless woman sets out to snare a rich husband.
Spawn of the North (1938) as Fisherman
Two Alaskan salmon fishermen, Tyler Dawson (skipper of the "Who Cares") and Jim Kimmerlee of the "Old Reliable," are lifelong pals. Their romantic rivalry over young Dian ends amicably. But a more serious rift, with violent consequences, arises when Tyler befriends Russian fish pirates while Jim finds himself aligned with local vigilantes. Notable glacier scenery.
One Wild Night (1938) as Police sergeant
The Little Adventuress (1938) as Reardon
Tip-Off Girls (1938) as Pete, weighing cop
Vacation from Love (1938) as Tommy, the cop
Newlyweds refuse help from their families as they struggle to make it on their own.
The Shopworn Angel (1938) as Irish policeman
A showgirl gives up life in the fast lane for a young soldier on his way to fight World War I.
Youth Takes a Fling (1938) as Tugboat captain
Change of Heart (1938) as Policeman
Passport Husband (1938) as Police sergeant
Dangerous to Know (1938) as Old time uniformed policeman
Racketeer Steve Recka (Akim Tamiroff), art patron and political power-maker, rules his town and Madame Lan Ying (Anna May Wong), his beautiful Oriental friend and hostess (read:mistress), with an iron hand. He meets Margaret Van Kase (Gail Patrick), a socialite not impressed by his power nor his wealth, having no money herself, and Steve makes frantic efforts to win her and turns away from the loyal Lin Yang. Margaret ignores him as she plans to wed Philip Easton (Harvey Stephens), a penniless bond salesman. The furious Recka, poses as a friend to Easton, while planning to ruin him. His henchmen kidnap Easton when he is carrying a large assignment of bonds, and he is branded as a runaway thief. The only doubters are Margaret and Police Inspector Brandon (Lloyd Nolan), who knows Recka's methods and suspects foul play. Easton is found in an abandoned house and arrested as the gangsters have taken the bonds and tipped the police where to find him. Recka offers to clear Easton if Margaret will become his bride and, while her hatred for Recka is intense, her love for Easton is greater and she consents. Recka, however, has reckoned without Lan Ying.
A Slight Case of Murder (1938) as Third policeman
A gangster finds the straight life ain't so simple.
Little Miss Roughneck (1938) as Inspector Carr
A talented 10-year-old singing prodigy, Foxine LaRue (Edith Fellows), who is only slightly less artificial and theatrical than her name, is pushed into vaudeville by her stage-mother mama, Gert LaRue (Margaret Irving), who is even more artificial and theatrical than her name. Foxine's pretty and older sister, Mary LaRue (Julie Bishop as Jacqueline Wells) makes sacrifices to support the trio. Al Partridge (Scott Kolk as Scott Colton), a hollywood agent becomes interested in Mary and takes the family trio to Hollywood in the hopes of Foxine getting into the movies. After several incidents by the rowdy Foxine on the train, and later at International Studios, Foxine is further from being in the movies than she was in New York. Gert decides that a "hoax" kidnapping is just the ticket to get Foxine the publicity to land a studio contract. That night Foxine dresses as a boy, disarranges her room, leaves a "ransom note" and hops a freight train. The police arrive the next morning and hear Mary accuse Al and Gert of staging the kidnapping, and they are arrested. Foxine leaves the train several hundred miles away and takes shelter with the good-natured Pascual Orozco (Leo Carrillo) and his family. The arrested pair are released when the police receive another ransom note (sent by Foxine.)
Valley of the Giants (1938) as Joe Lorimer
A lumberman takes on pirates out to plunder the forest.
Secrets of a Nurse (1938) as Police sergeant
When battered prize-fighter Lee Burke (Dick Foran) is taken to the West Side hospital, nurse Katherine MacDonald (Helen Mack) leaves her romantically-inclined patient, wealthy attorney John Dodge (Edmund Lowe) to take care of Burke. She discovers that Burke was doped by his handler, Churchill (George McKay), on instructions from gambler Joe Largo (Leon Ames) so the latter can win a $5000 bet from Burke's manager Slice Cavanaugh (Paul Hurst.) Largo orders henchman Larry Carson (Horace MacMahon) to bump off Churchill to keep him from talking. Katherine talks Burke into quitting the ring and Dodge belittles the ex-boxer by getting him a job as a bellhop. Cavanaugh, desperate for money, calls Burke yellow and when Burke happens upon the scene where another Largo henchman, Smiley (Paul Fix), has killed the manager, Burke is tried for the murder.
The Marines Are Here (1938) as Sergeant Foster
Scandal Street (1938) as Cop
Love Is News (1937) as Cop
The Frame-Up (1937) as Captain Donovan
The Last Gangster (1937) as Turnkey
When a notorious gangster gets out of prison, he vows revenge on the wife who left him.
Slim (1937) as
Electric linemen compete on the job and in love.
Married Before Breakfast (1937) as Kenneth's cop
A madcap inventor tries to market a razor-less shaving cream.
Parnell (1937) as Irish cop
True story of the Irish politician whose fight for freedom was compromised by his affair with a married woman.
Mannequin (1937) as Turnkey
A small-time crook's wife falls for a shipping magnate.
Jim Hanvey, Detective (1937) as Davis
You Only Live Once (1937) as Policeman
When he''''s framed for murder, an escaped convict returns to crime to protect his wife and child.
She's No Lady (1937) as Captain jewel squad
Dangerous Holiday (1937) as Police captain
Carnival Queen (1937) as Turnkey
Second Honeymoon (1937) as Policeman
Hold 'Em Navy! (1937) as O'Brien, guard
A Fight to the Finish (1937) as A. K. McDonald
Wells Fargo (1937) as Captain
An employee of an express shipping service helps to provide people with the supplies they need.
Green Light (1937) as Traffic cop
An idealistic doctor sacrifices his career to protect an elderly surgeon.
Breezing Home (1937) as Detective
Borrowing Trouble (1937) as Sergeant Callahan
It Happened in Hollywood (1937) as Patrolman
A silent Western star has trouble adjusting to the coming of sound.
The Great Hospital Mystery (1937) as Detective Lieut. Mattoon
Youth on Parole (1937) as Mr. Blair
Two strangers, a man and a woman, are framed for a jewel robbery and thrown in jail. After they get out, they join forces to track down the real thieves.
Find the Witness (1937) as Inspector Collins
A reporter investigates a series of murders related to a magician''''s escape act.
It Can't Last Forever (1937) as Capt. Rorty
Captains Courageous (1937) as Skipper of Blue Gill
A spoiled rich boy is lost at sea and rescued by a fishing boat, where hard work and responsibility help him become a man.
High Tension (1936) as Man at oxygen tent
Alibi for Murder (1936) as Conroy
Nobody's Fool (1936) as Officer
The Gorgeous Hussy (1936) as Agitator
President Andrew Jackson's friendship with an innkeeper's daughter spells trouble for them both.
Human Cargo (1936) as Bob McSweeney
Shakedown (1936) as Captain of detectives
Poppy (1936) as Bartender
A carnival con man tries to pass off his daughter as heiress to a great estate.
Here Comes Trouble (1936) as Detective lieutenant
Counterfeit (1936) as Johnson
Adventure in Manhattan (1936) as Police sergeant
A hotshot reporter and a temperamental actress clash when he investigates the backer of her latest show.
Riffraff (1936) as Bert
Young marrieds in the fishing business run afoul of the law.
Lady of Secrets (1936) as Steamship employment manager
And So They Were Married (1936) as Drunk
The children of a divorcee and a widower try to keep their parents apart.
Pepper (1936) as Policeman
Young Pepper Jolly enters the life of sour old millionaire John Wilkes. She convinces him to take her gang to Coney Island and prevents his daughter from marrying a phony aristocrat.
The Walking Dead (1936) as Guard
A framed man comes back from the dead to seek revenge.
The Mandarin Mystery (1936) as Inspector Queen
Charlie Chan at the Circus (1936) as Lieutenant Macy
The Asian detective investigates threatening letters sent to a circus'''' owner.
The Magnificent Brute (1936) as Policeman
Trapped by Television (1936) as Collection agency manager
An inventor looking for backing for his television invention gets involved with a crooked businessman and gangsters who try to steal his invention.
The Bride Walks Out (1936) as Field manager
A model weds a struggling engineer then has her own struggles with domesticity.
Exclusive Story (1936) as O'Neil
A newspaper''''s attorney tries to get the goods on the numbers racket.
Country Gentlemen (1936) as First deputy
A band of settlers on the Oregon Trail is attacked by outlaws, who steal their horses. The horses are returned and the outlaws chased off by three cowboys who just happen to pass by. Years later, the three cowboys again save the settlers when they are threatened by some rebellious farmworkers.
The Return of Jimmy Valentine (1936) as "Red" Dolan
The President's Mystery (1936) as Sheriff
Sinner Take All (1936) as Irish patrolman
Members of a wealthy family are murdered one-by-one.
The Gay Deception (1935) as Desk sergeant
Mirabel wins a $5,000 lottery which will enable her to live like a queen in New York. There she meets Sandro, a bellboy who is really a prince, so she does get to be a queen after all.
Cheers of the Crowd (1935) as Dan O'Reilly
Fighting Youth (1935) as Detective
Night Life of the Gods (1935) as Policeman
A scientist named Hunter Hawk invents a device that can turn flesh to stone. While celebrating his discovery he becomes involved with a half naked leprechaun. On a trip to New York, Hunter and Meg (the leprechaun) decide to go to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and turn all of the Statues of Greek Gods into people. What follows in a drunken romp around New York with Medusa's severed head still in Perseus' hand.
The Call of the Wild (1935) as 1st miner 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.
Freckles (1935) as Butch
The Headline Woman (1935) as Flanagan
When the daughter of a newspaper publisher is falsely charged with murder, a reporter on her father's paper goes into hiding with her. At first hoping to get an exclusive story, the reporter eventually finds himself falling in love and trying to find the real killer.
Streamline Express (1935) as Baggage gateman
A disparate group of people meet as passengers on a superspeed train crossing the U.S. Aboard are a seductive blackmailer and the stage director he intends to frame, a woman chasing her husband who is running away with the blackmail victim, and the stage director's feisty leading lady.
Black Fury (1935) as Mulligan
A coal worker gets mixed up in the mob''s efforts to infiltrate his union.
Society Doctor (1935) as Grady
When his pioneering ideas cause problems, a hospital doctor goes into private practice.
Ginger (1935) as Murphy
Alibi Ike (1935) as Giants' manager
A brash baseball star gets mixed up with gamblers and a pretty young girl.
Living on Velvet (1935) as Sergeant
A guilt-ridden pilot finds a new outlook on life when he falls for a society girl.
It Happened in New York (1935) as Ship's officer
Diamond Jim (1935) as Mill foreman
Remember Last Night? (1935) as Policeman
Long Island socialites set out to solve a murder committed during a wild house party they threw.
Black Sheep (1935) as Customs' officer
A gambler comes to the aid of a victim of a jewel thief, only to find out he might know the victim better than he thinks.
Front Page Woman (1935) as Cop
Rival reporters try to scoop each other while covering a fire.
Melody Trail (1935) as Timothy Thomas
After Gene has his watch stolen by the Gypsy he takes a job on the Thomas ranch. Thomas' dog has brought home the cradle with the Gypsy's baby and when the Gypsy retrieves his baby, Gene thinks he is a kidnaper. But as he chases after him he now sees that Thomas' cattle are being rustled.
Goin' to Town (1935) as Foreman of ranch
When her fiancée Buck Gonzales is killed, dance hall queen Cleo Borden inherits his wealth. Included are oil wells supervised by British engineer Carrington, whom Cleo sets out to win by becoming a "lady." She races her horse in Buenos Aires, gains social position by loveless marriage to bankrupt Colton, and even sings in an opera. But when she meets Carrington again, he's become the Earl of Stratton...
Baby Face Harrington (1935) as Glynn
A milquetoast has to fight off cops and gangsters when he''''s mistaken for a criminal.
The Goose and the Gander (1935) as Sprague, hotel detective
A divorcee can't stop meddling in her ex-husband's affairs.
The Three Musketeers (1935) as Peylerand
Alexandre Dumas's classic swashbuckler about a young guardsman fighting for the queen's honor.
Whipsaw (1935) as Humphries
A G-man woos the sole female member of a criminal gang.
O'Shaughnessy's Boy (1935) as Callahan
A circus performer searches for the son his wife stole from him.
Love in Bloom (1935) as The cop
Carnival (1935) as Sheriff
When he''''s widowed, a puppeteer goes into hiding to maintain custody of his son.
Manhattan Melodrama (1934) as Guard in prison
Boyhood friends grow up on opposite sides of the law.
Among the Missing (1934) as Rogers
Feeling unloved, a dowager runs away and gets mixed up with jewel thieves.
Chained (1934) as Mechanic
A kept woman finds herself drawn to a charismatic South American rancher.
Melody in Spring (1934) as Anton, first guide
The Human Side (1934) as Policeman
She Made Her Bed (1934) as State police
Belle of the Nineties (1934) as Editor
A cabaret entertainer shifts her operations to New Orleans and becomes exceedingly popular with the local men.
Born to Be Bad (1934) as Guard at Trevor estate
An unmarried pregnant woman is determined that her child will not grow up to be mistreated.
The Secret Bride (1934) as Policeman
A district attorney secretly marries the daughter of a man he's trying to convict.
Sadie McKee (1934) as Motor cop
A working girl suffers through three troubled relationships on her road to prosperity.
A Very Honorable Guy (1934) as Guard
A gambler sells his body to science to pay his debts.
Helldorado (1934) as Gas station attendant
Good Dame (1934) as Policeman
The Man with Two Faces (1934) as Detective
An actor uses his skills to protect his sister from her sinister husband.
Bright Eyes (1934) as Detective
Society snobs get more than they bargained for when they take in their late housekeeper's orphaned daughter.
Charlie Chan's Courage (1934) as Bliss
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.
Operator 13 (1934) as Gaston
An actress signs up to spy for the Union, then falls for a Confederate officer.
I Give My Love (1934) as Drunk
The Crosby Case (1934) as Gerara
The Westerner (1934) as Ed Ross
Tim Addison buys a ranch which is having cattle rustled. Tim suspects Wallace is the culprit, so Wallace frames Tim and has his stooge Sheriff arrest him. Escaping jail, Tim needs proof against Wallace and he and Joe Allen find the answer.
The Richest Girl in the World (1934) as [Jim] Franey
To put off fortune-hunters, an heiress trades places with her secretary.
Fugitive Lady (1934) as Rudy Davis
A Man's Game (1934) as Captain O'Hara
The Merry Frinks (1934) as Detective
A loving wife and mother tries to keep her eccentric family in line.
Hello, Sister! (1933) as Passerby at apartment
The Death Kiss (1933) as Sergeant Hilliker
A movie actor is killed while filming a scene.
She Done Him Wrong (1933) as Pal
A saloon singer fights off smugglers, an escaped con and a Salvation Army officer out to reform her.
The Kennel Murder Case (1933) as Sergeant
Society sleuth Philo Vance investigates a murder tied to a Long Island dog show.
Hold Your Man (1933) as Policeman
A hard-boiled babe and a con man wear down each other's rough edges.
King for a Night (1933) as McCue
Humanity (1933) as [Lieutenant Mike] Farley
Blood Money (1933) as Bodyguard
Unknown Valley (1933) as Elder Crossett
Looking for his missing father, Joe Gordon heads into the desert where Elders from a secret village find him unconscious. Attracted to Sheilla O'Neill, the two plan an escape from the village where no one is allowed to leave. But then he learns his father is being held prisoner and finding him, he is also made a prisoner.
Made on Broadway (1933) as
A public relations man tries to keep the mayor out of trouble.
Advice to the Lovelorn (1933) as Detective
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.
Speed Demon (1933) as Runyan
Hello, Everybody! (1933) as Parker
The setting is a farm. Kate Smith and Sally Blane play sisters; assorted relatives live with the sisters, but everyone at home, and in the whole town, depends on Kate to hold everything together. The power company wants to build a dam which will require flooding many of the farms; Kate is holding out; if Kate sells, everyone else will sell; if Kate refuses, the rest of the town will refuse as well. Randolph Scott meets Kate's beautiful sister, Sally Blane, at a dance. Randolph Scott, as it turns out, is an agent for the power company. Kate thinks he's just using Sally; Sally believes that he truly likes her. Randolph comes to the farm and appears to woo Kate. Kate remains unconvinced about selling out, but falls for Randolph.
This Day and Age (1933) as The sheriff
The Trial of Vivienne Ware (1932) as Policeman
Silver Dollar (1932) as A miner
A farmer strikes it rich out West, then leaves his wife for a young beauty.
The Night Mayor (1932) as Clancy
Speed Demon (1932)
Central Park (1932) as Hymie
Small-town kids out to make it in the big city inadvertently get mixed up with gangsters.
The Man Who Played God (1932) as Detective
After losing his hearing, a musician uses lip-reading to help others.
End of the Trail (1932) as
Framed by Major Jenkins, Capt. Travers is kicked out of the Army. When Travers, now living with the Indians, is captured by Jenkins, the Indians attack the fort. With his men greatly outnumbered Colonel Burke realizes that Travers is their only chance.
Manhattan Tower (1932) as Mr. Ramsay
The Painted Woman (1932) as Lefty
After becoming involved in a killing, Kiddo gets on board Boyton's ship. When he learns what happened he dumps her on a South Sea island. Tom Brian marries her, and when Boynton returns he's furious (he wanted to marry her). When Boyton is killed Kiddo is accused of the crime and even Tom thinks she's guilty.
Speed Madness (1932) as Bill collector
Come On Danger! (1932) as Tex
A woman turns outlaw to save her ranch.
Bird of Paradise (1932) as Skipper Johnson
An island visitor falls for a Polynesian beauty slated for sacrifice to the gods.
Kick In (1931) as Jack Diggs
Silence (1931) as Detective
Penrod and Sam (1931) as Mr. Williams
Booth Tarkington''''s tale of two mischievous boys in turn-of-the-century Indiana.
The Painted Desert (1931) as
A cowboy and his girlfriend try to settle a feud between their fathers.
Beyond Victory (1931) as
Four soldiers at the front think back on their reasons for enlisting.
Way Back Home (1931) as Income tax man
A New England preacher shelters a young boy from his alcoholic father.
24 Hours (1931) as Pat Healy
Local Boy Makes Good (1931) as Doc
A timid student turns into a track-and-field star.
Bad Company (1931) as Monk
When she learns her husband and brother are involved with the mob, a woman decides to straighten them out.
College Lovers (1930) as Coach Donovan
Top Speed (1930) as Sheriff
A humble clerk pretends to be a millionaire and gets mixed up in a yachting race.
Derelict (1930) as Captain Gregg
The Devil's Holiday (1930) as House detective
The Way of All Men (1930) as Charlie
Soldiers and Women (1930) as Sergeant Conlon
The Godless Girl (1929) as
A young couple's flirtation with atheism leads to disaster.
Close Harmony (1929) as Kelly, the cop
Navy Blues (1929) as Chief petty officer
A sailor on leave falls for a dance-hall girl.
The Leatherneck (1929) as Top sergeant
Big News (1929) as O'Neil
Let 'Er Go Gallegher (1928) as McGinty
The Crash (1928) as Pat Regan
The Toilers (1928) as Toby
The Baby Cyclone (1928) as Bill
Just Married (1928) as Purser
Sporting Goods (1928) as Regan
A Woman Against the World (1928) as Jim Barnes, chauffeur
Top Sergeant Mulligan (1928) as Top Sergeant Mulligan
Let It Rain (1927) as Kelly, a gob
Soft Cushions (1927) as The Police Judge
High School Hero (1927) as Mr. Greer
Hold That Lion (1926) as Andrew MacTavish
That's My Baby (1926) as Dave Barton
Capital Punishment (1925) as Officer Dugan
Introduce Me (1925) as Bruno
Seven Keys to Baldpate (1925) as Cargan
The Last Edition (1925) as Mike Fitzgerald
Jimmie's Millions (1925) as Mickey Flannagan
Havoc (1925) as Sergeant major
Winds of Chance (1925) as Jack McCaskey
Never Say Die (1924) as Dr. Fraser
The Phantom Horseman (1924) as Jefferson Williams
The Whipping Boss (1924) as The Whipping Boss
Through the Dark (1924) as Detective O'Leary
Alias the Night Wind (1923) as Thomas Clancy
A Man of Action (1923) as Spike McNab
Going Up (1923) as John Gordon
The Ghost Patrol (1923) as Michael McManus
Deserted at the Altar (1922) as John Simpson, The Minister
The Woman's Side (1922) as "Big Bob" Masters
The Great Night (1922) as Jack Denton
While Satan Sleeps (1922) as Red Barton
Ridin' Wild (1922) as Art Jordan
Second Hand Rose (1922) as Frankie "Bull" Thompson
Don't Shoot (1922) as Buck Lindsay
The Lying Truth (1922) as Bill O'Hara, Sr.
The Unfoldment (1922) as Ted Packham
Afraid To Fight (1922) as Phillip Brand
Through a Glass Window (1922) as Hartigan
The Home Stretch (1921) as Mr. Duffy
Ducks and Drakes (1921) as Colonel Tweed
A man sets out to teach his flirtatious fiancée a lesson.
Fifty Candles (1921) as Mark Drew
One Man in a Million (1921) as Immigration inspector
Stranger Than Fiction (1921) as The Black Heart
Blind Hearts (1921) as John Thomas
Let's Be Fashionable (1920) as John Hammond
She Couldn't Help It (1920) as Tom Dorgan
The False Road (1920) as "Sapphire" Mike Wilson
Lahoma (1920) as Henry Gledware
The Cup of Fury (1920) as Larry
An Old Fashioned Boy (1920) as Herbert
David Warrington is an old-fashioned boy, not very familiar with modern girls. When the girl of his dreams lets her kiss him, he thinks that seals their betrothal. But when he finds out that she has other ideas, David tries a trickier method of winning her for his bride.
Water, Water Everywhere (1920) as Ben Morgan
A Very Good Young Man (1919) as Tom Hurley
23 1/2 Hours' Leave (1919) as Mess sergeant
Brash young Sgt. Gray makes a bet that he can have breakfast with his commanding general. But a couple of enemy spies, intent on infiltrating the training camp, get in the way of Sgt. Gray's plans.

Writer (feature film)

Let It Rain (1927) as Story
Let It Rain (1927) as Scen
Soft Cushions (1927) as Screenwriter
That's My Baby (1926) as Story
Introduce Me (1925) as Story
Seven Keys to Baldpate (1925) as Screenwriter
Never Say Die (1924) as Story

Cast (short)

Coffins on Wheels (1941)
In this short film, unscrupulous car dealers foist faulty and dangerous cars on an unsuspecting public.
Women in Hiding (1940)
This short film takes a look at illegal hospitals offering cheap service to expecting mothers in troubled circumstances.
Know Your Money (1940)
This short film tells the fictitious story of a bill counterfeiting ring.
Short subject on the part that the pony express played during the election of President Lincoln and the news of the Civil War.
Dog Daze (1939)
In this comedic short, a gang of children attempt to round up stray dogs... but are soon accused of dognapping.
Captain Kidd's Treasure (1938)
In this short film, a promoter attempts to sell a man the idea of searching for Captain Kidd''''s buried treasure, claiming he has the original map.

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