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Also Known As: Died: April 26, 1956
Born: February 18, 1890 Cause of Death: cerebral hemorrhage
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Entertaining the Troops (1989)
A salute to the Hollywood celebrities who entertained American combat troops at home and abroad during World War II.
Miami Expose (1956) as Oliver Tubbs
A police detective uses the only witness to a gangland murder to smoke out the mobsters.
The Houston Story (1956) as Paul Atlas
A Texas oil driller schemes to steal millions of dollars in oil.
The Ambassador's Daughter (1956) as Ambassador William Fiske
A diplomat's daughter in Paris turns a fact-finding mission into a non-stop party.
Living It Up (1954) as The mayor
A newspaperwoman turns a man who thinks he''''s dying into a national hero.
City That Never Sleeps (1953) as Penrod Biddel
Chicago cop Johnny Kelly, dissatisfied with his job and marriage, would like to run away with his stripper girlfriend Angel Face, but keeps getting cold feet. During one crowded night, Angel Face decides she's had enough vacillation, and crooked lawyer Biddel has an illegal mission for Johnny that could put him in a financial position to act. But other, conflicting schemes are also in progress...
Man of Conflict (1953) as J. R. Compton
Belles on Their Toes (1952) as Sam Harper
The "Cheaper by the Dozen" crew is back, sans Clifton Webb. Lillian is struggling to make ends meet without her husband's income, while Anne, Martha, and even Ernestine find romance.
Dear Brat (1951) as Senator [Harry] Wilkins
The Yellow Cab Man (1950) as Martin Creavy
An inventor's unbreakable glass attracts the attention of businessmen and gangsters.
Annie Get Your Gun (1950) as Pawnee Bill
Fanciful musical biography of wild West sharpshooter Annie Oakley.
The Skipper Surprised His Wife (1950) as Admiral Homer Thorndyke
A captain tries to keep home as tight as his ship.
Dear Wife (1950) as Judge [Harry] Wilkins
Teenaged Miriam starts a political campaign to nominate Bill Seacroft, her brother-in-law, for state senator in opposition to the local political machine. Unknown to Miriam, said machine nominates her father, Judge Wilkins. As support grows for Bill, the presence of rival candidates under one roof poses problems, especially for Ruth, wife to Bill and daughter of the judge.
Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1949) as Joe Lorgan
A beautiful woman takes over a turn-of-the-century baseball team.
Big Jack (1949) as Mayor Mahoney
A pair of thieves swindle their way through the gay ''''90s.
John Loves Mary (1949) as Senator James McKinley
A World War II veteran's marriage of convenience threatens his real wedding plans.
Command Decision (1949) as Congressman Arthur Malcolm
A senior officer faces the horror of sending his men on suicide missions over Germany during the last days of World War II.
Three Daring Daughters (1948) as Robert Nelson
Three young girls try to help their widowed mother find the right husband.
Wallflower (1948) as Mr. Linnett
Two sisters compete for the same man.
Big City (1948) as Judge Martin O. Abercrombie
Three bachelors adopt an orphan, then fight over custody when each falls in love.
The Mighty McGurk (1947) as Mike Glenson
A punch-drunk prizefighter living on the Bowery takes in an orphaned boy.
Dear Ruth (1947) as Judge Harry Wilkins
A soldier shows up at the doorstep of his romantic pen pal who has no recollection of ever writing him.
The Hucksters (1947) as Dave Lash
A war veteran fights for honesty in the advertising game.
My Brother Talks to Horses (1947) as Mr. Bledsoe
A small boy's secret gifts help him pick racetrack winners.
Three Wise Fools (1946) as Theodore Findley
An orphan girl melts the hearts of three crusty old men.
Ziegfeld Follies (1946) as The Lawyer in "Pay the Two Dollars"
Legendary showman Flo Ziegfeld imagines the kind of Follies he could produce with MGM's musical stars.
No Leave, No Love (1946) as Hobart Canford Stiles
During a whirlwind two-day pass in New York, a sailor falls in love with an Englishwoman.
Janie Gets Married (1946) as Charles Conway
A war bride helps her husband adjust to civilian life.
Main Street After Dark (1945) as Lieutenant Lorrigan
A police clean-up campaign could put a family of pickpockets out of work.
Week-End at the Waldorf (1945) as Martin X. Edley, the promoter
In this remake of Grand Hotel, guests at a New York hotel fight to survive personal tragedy.
The Hidden Eye (1945) as Capt. Duncan Maclain
Blind detective Duncan Maclaine uses his other senses to piece together confusing clues behind a murder.
Janie (1944) as Charles Conway
A small-town girl defies her father by falling for a soldier.
Mrs. Parkington (1944) as Amory Stilham
A lady''''s maid marries a man whose prospects push her into high society.
Standing Room Only (1944) as T. J. Todd
During World War II, Lee Stevens travels to Washington D.C. with his secretary Jane Rogers in order to secure a government contract. Not thinking it through, Jane cancels their hotel reservations when she feels the accomodations are inadequate. With no rooms available in the entire city Lee and Jane pose as a married couple and take positions as maid and butler in the Cromwell's home until the contract can be secured.
Kismet (1944) as Grand Vizier
In the classic Arabian Nights tale, the king of the beggars enters high society to help his daughter marry a handsome prince.
The Youngest Profession (1943) as Burton V. Lyons
Teenage autograph seekers cause trouble at MGM.
The War Against Mrs. Hadley (1942) as Elliott Fulton
A Washington matron tries to ignore the effects of World War II.
Eyes in the Night (1942) as Duncan MacLain
Blind detective Duncan Maclain gets mixed up with enemy agents and murder when he tries to help an old friend with a rebellious stepdaughter.
Johnny Eager (1942) as John Benson Farrell
A handsome racketeer seduces the DA's daughter for revenge, then falls in love.
Unholy Partners (1941) as Merrill Lambert
A gangster helps pay a tabloid editor's debts to gain control of the paper.
The Penalty (1941) as Martin "Stuff" Nelson
Federal agents use a gangster's son to catch him.
Nothing But the Truth (1941) as T. T. Ralston
A businessman bets he can tell the truth for 24 hours.
All That Money Can Buy (1941) as Daniel Webster
A farmer sells his soul for seven years of good crops.
The Lady from Cheyenne (1941) as [Jim] Cork
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!
Design for Scandal (1941) as Judson M. Blair
A reporter is assigned to dig up dirt on a lady judge.
Meet John Doe (1941) as D. B. Norton
A reporter's fraudulent story turns a tramp into a national hero and makes him a pawn of big business.
Johnny Apollo (1940) as Robert ["Pop"] Cain Sr.
A Wall Street broker is jailed for embezzling. His college graduate son then turns to crime to raise money for his father's release.
Lillian Russell (1940) as "Diamond" Jim Brady
Life story of the musical star from her discovery in 1890 by bandleader Tony Pastor till her retirement in 1912 when she married newspaperman Alexander Moore.
The Earl of Chicago (1940) as [Quentin] "Doc" Ramsey
A Chicago gangster inherits a British title.
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) as Jim Taylor
An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption.
Slightly Honorable (1939) as Vincent Cushing
A lawyer is framed for the murder of a young party girl and tries to clear his name.
Man About Town (1939) as Sir John Arlington
Producer Bob Temple, who's brought an American show to London, loves his star Diana, but she won't take him seriously as a lover. To show her, he picks up stranger Lady Arlington, whose financier husband neglects her. On a weekend at the Arlington country house, Bob is used by both Lady A. and her friend to make their husbands jealous; this works all too well, and Bob is in danger from both husbands.
Idiot's Delight (1939) as Achille Weber
A hoofer and a fake Russian countess are caught behind enemy lines at the outbreak of World War II.
Let Freedom Ring (1939) as Jim Knox
A crusader returns to his Western hometown to root out corruption.
The Crowd Roars (1938) as Jim Cain [also known as Mr. Carson]
A fighter''''s hard-drinking father gets his son mixed up with the underworld.
You Can't Take It with You (1938) as Anthony P. Kirby
A girl from a family of freethinkers falls for the son of a conservative banker.
The Toast of New York (1937) as James 'Jim' Fisk Jr.
A 19th century con artist rises from medicine shows to Wall Street.
John Meade's Woman (1937) as John Meade
Blossoms on Broadway (1937) as Ira Collins
Easy Living (1937) as J. B. Ball
When a working girl tries to return a lost fur coat, she gets caught up in a wealthy family''''s battles.
Come and Get It (1936) as Barney Glasgow
Years after deserting his true love, a lumber tycoon vies with his son for her daughter''''s hand.
Sutter's Gold (1936) as Johan Sutter by arrangement with B. P. Schulberg
Meet Nero Wolfe (1936) as Nero Wolfe
Remember Last Night? (1935) as Danny [Harrison]
Long Island socialites set out to solve a murder committed during a wild house party they threw.
The President Vanishes (1935) as [Lewis] Wardell, Secretary of War
Cardinal Richelieu (1935) as Louis XIII
Crime and Punishment (1935) as Inspector Porfiry
A young student murders for money then tries to escape his guilt and a brilliant detective.
Biography of a Bachelor Girl (1935) as Feydak
A portrait painter is reunited with a lost love when her upcoming memoirs threaten his political career.
Diamond Jim (1935) as "Diamond Jim" [James Buchanan Brady]
The Glass Key (1935) as Paul Madvig
Hide-Out (1934) as [Lieutenant] MacCarthy
Farmers take in an injured racketeer and try to reform him.
Unknown Blonde (1934) as Frank Rodie
Sadie McKee (1934) as [Jack] Brennan
A working girl suffers through three troubled relationships on her road to prosperity.
Wednesday's Child (1934) as Ray Phillips
After testifying at his parents'''' divorce trial, a young boy is shipped off to military school when neither parent wants him around.
Million Dollar Ransom (1934) as Vincent Shelton
Thirty Day Princess (1934) as Richard M. Gresham
Madame Spy (1934) as Schultz
Secret of the Blue Room (1933) as Commissioner Forster
Twenty years after 3 murders occur in a castle's "blue room", three men who each want to marry a beautiful girl decide to spend a night in the room to prove their bravery to her.
Jennie Gerhardt (1933) as Senator Brander
Lawyer Man (1933) as
Success corrupts a smooth-talking lawyer.
Rasputin and the Empress (1933) as Doctor Remezov
True story of the mad monk who plotted to rule Russia.
The White Sister (1933) as Father Saracinesca
A noblewoman becomes a nun when she thinks her lover is killed during the war.
The Barbarian (1933) as [Pasha] Achmed
An Arab prince masquerades as a tour guide to court a beautiful American.
I'm No Angel (1933) as Big Bill Barton
A carnival dancer evades the law and invades high society.
Her Bodyguard (1933) as Orson Bitzer
Roman Scandals (1933) as Emperor Valerius
Whistling in the Dark (1933) as [Jake] Dillon
A mystery writer's plan for the perfect murder greatly interests a mobster.
I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932) as Lawyer
A World War I veteran faces inhuman conditions when he's sentenced to hard labor.
Afraid to Talk (1932) as Jig Zelli
Okay America (1932) as "Duke" Morgan
Three on a Match (1932) as Ace
A woman's childhood friends try to rescue her from gangsters.
The Cost (1920) as Hampden Scarborough
A Broadway Saint (1919) as Mr. Frewen
Phil for Short (1919) as Tom Wentworth
The Slacker's Heart (1917) as Frank Allen
Vultures of Society (1916) as Joseph Gripp
The Return of Eve (1916) as Seymour Purchwell
The Misleading Lady (1916) as Sidney Parker
A man seeks out an old friend and enters his home only to be sucked into an all-consuming malady that originates in the soul of a beautiful and treacherous woman.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Entertaining the Troops (1989)
A salute to the Hollywood celebrities who entertained American combat troops at home and abroad during World War II.

Cast (short)

Screen Actors (1950)
This short film takes a look at the off-screen personas of screen actors.
INFLATION (1943) as The Devil
Propaganda short from 1943 depicting the devil conspiring with Adolph Hitler by phone to economically sabatage the US. He tries to prey on people's fear and greed, to get them to hoard food, sell war bonds for quick cash, buy scarce items on the black market and beat the government rationing and price ceilings.
Murder In the Pullman (1932)
A gold digging wife is murdered on a train during her honeymoon, and it''''s up to Inspector Carr and Dr. Crabtree to solve the crime in this short film. Vitaphone Release 1375-1376.

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