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Also Known As: Died: May 21, 1998
Born: May 30, 1911 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Bronx, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


Director (feature film)

Macumba Love (1960) as Director

Cast (feature film)

Wyatt Earp: Return to Tombstone (1994)
Wyatt Earp returns to Tombstone, Arizona, 25 years after the 1881 shootout at the O.K. Corral, where he reflects back on his tenure as a frontier marshal. The reminiscences are compilations of clips from the television series starring Hugh O'Brian, "The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp," broadcast on A
North Avenue Irregulars, The (1979) as Delaney Rafferty
When crooks set up operations in a traditional town, a minister and a group of church ladies are willing to do anything, no matter how wacky, to get them out.
White Buffalo, The (1977) as Amos Bixby
Wild Bill Hickok returns to the West to hunt down an albino buffalo that haunts his dreams.
From Noon Till Three (1976) as Buck Bowers
A two-bit outlaw becomes a legend when he''''s mistakenly reported dead.
Homebodies (1974) as Mr Crawford
When a quiet group of pensioners learn that their homes are to be torn down to make way for a block of flats, they decide to take action. What starts as an attempt to discourage the developers soon escalates into wholesale murder of both the developers and the construction workers.
Walking Tall (1973)
Buford Pusser is a tough, Tennessee sheriff, determined to clean up gambling, moonshine whiskey, and prostitution in his town, and is known for using a big stick to smash things up when necessary. Eventually, the criminals in the town form an alliance against Pusser in an effort to take back the town, beating him up and murdering his wife. Now Buford Pusser is really mad...
The Good Guys and the Bad Guys (1969) as Grundy
An aging lawman hears that his old nemesis is back in the area and planning a robbery.
Guns of Diablo (1964)
A man and a boy scouting supplies for a wagon train come up against a crooked town boss.
7 Faces of Dr. Lao (1964) as Toothless cowboy
A Chinese showman uses his magical powers to save a Western town from itself.
Miracle of the White Stallions (1963) as U. S. general
In WWII Austria, Col. Alois Podhajsky must protect his beloved Lipizzaner stallions and make sure that they are surrendered into the right hands. But Patton's something of a horse fancier and can help...if he sees the stallions perform.
A Gift for Heidi (1962)
A disastrous storm teaches the young mountain girl the true meaning of faith.
Barabbas (1962) as Potter
A thief is pardoned so Jesus can be crucified in his place.
Buffalo Gun (1961) as Sheriff
Desire in the Dust (1960) as Zuba Wilson
These Thousand Hills (1959) as Whitey
The Geisha Boy (1958) as G.I.
A third-rate magician tours Japan with the USO.
The Badge of Marshal Brennan (1957) as Marshal [Matt] Brennan
Kelly and Me (1957) as Dave Gans
Flop vaudeville performer Len Carmody is adopted by Kelly, a trained dog abandoned by Malo's dog act. When Kelly joins Len's ho-hum song and dance, a popular comedy act is born. On the train, Len meets young Mina Van Runkel, daughter of a movie producer in desperate need of new talent (it's 1930). Successful in making "dog pictures," can Len stand being second banana to Kelly? Complications: a pallid romantic triangle...and the reappearance of Kelly's original owner.
Raiders of Old California (1957) as Sheriff
Rock, Pretty Baby (1957) as "Pop" Wright
Bayou (1957) as Herbert/Jim Tallant
A Cajun beauty faces resistance from friends and family when she falls for a visiting architect.
The Broken Star (1956) as Hiram Charleton
A deputy sheriff defies local ranchers to investigate a Mexican''''s murder.
Bandido (1956) as McGee
An American adventurer in Mexico joins a rebel band against a corrupt gun runner.
Man from Del Rio (1956) as Doc Adams
An uneducated Mexican gunfighter wins a town over when he shows his courage.
The Girl Rush (1955) as Charlie, stickman
3 Ring Circus (1955) as Payroll official
A pair of war veterans wreak havoc when they join the circus.
The Lonesome Trail (1955) as Crazy Charley Bonesteel
A veteran of the Indian wars, Johhny Rush returns to his home to find that it has been confiscated by a cattle baron taking over in the valley. Rush also finds that his girl is engaged to the baron, because the girl's fathers' ranch is in financial jeopardy. When Rush loses the use of his gun arm in a fight with the barons henchmen, he learns to use a bow and arrow for defense...with deadly consequences.
Texas Lady (1955) as Clay Ballard
Prudence travels to an isolated Texas town where she has inherited the local paper. She finds the place ruled over by the two men who wrested the area from the Indians twenty-five years before, and it is clear they do not welcome her free-spirited intervention. Support comes in the unexpected shape of the gambler she has just bested in New Orleans for her own family reasons.
Casanova's Big Night (1954) as Prisoner
A tailor''''s apprentice fills in for the famed Italian lover.
The High and the Mighty (1954) as Alsop
When a commercial airliner develops engine trouble, the passengers and crew think back on the lives they could be losing soon.
Southwest Passage (1954) as Toad Ellis
The U.S. Cavalry is ordered to test the feasibility of camels in the deserts of the Southwest.
Deep in My Heart (1954) as Harold Butterfield
Musical biography of composer Sigmund Romberg, who fought to bring serious music to Broadway.
The Naked Jungle (1954) as Medicine man
A mail-order bride faces the perils of life in the Amazon jungle, including a horde of soldier ants.
Untamed Heiress (1954) as Pal
The Lone Gun (1954) as Bartender [Charlie]
A cowboy shoots it out with outlaws to win a rancher''''s beautiful daughter.
Cat-Women of the Moon (1953) as Walter Wallace
Five astronauts travel to the dark side of the moon on a scientific expedition. There they discover a cave which somehow retains a breathable atmosphere. They remove their space suits and venture on, soon finding a buried city where the last members of a 2 million year old civilization greet them with food and drink. Little do they know that these eight lovely leotard-clad women are planning to steal their ship.
Kansas Pacific (1953) as Janus
A Union captain fights Confederate saboteurs blocking the railroad construction.
A Slight Case of Larceny (1953) as Mr. White
A garage owner taps into his rivals' gas lines.
The Man Behind the Gun (1953) as Buckley
A cavalry officer sent to stop a rebellion helps found the city of Los Angeles.
The Band Wagon (1953) as Auctioneer
A Broadway artiste turns a faded film star's comeback vehicle into an artsy flop.
Red River Shore (1953) as Case Lockwood
Cruisin' Down the River (1953) as Humphrey Hepburn
Beaurefard Clemment (Dick Haymes), a New York night club crooner, inherits a broken-down Georgia showboat. He decides to turn it into a nightclub. He falls in love with Sally Jane (Audrey Totter), the granddaughter of Thadeus Jackson (Cecil Kellaway), arch enemy of Beau's late grandfather. Many, many songs (see Soundtrack) and a parody of "Ten Nights in a Barroom" (a Blake Edwards touch), with music featuring the Bell Sisters.
This Woman Is Dangerous (1952) as Club manager
A female gangster learns she is losing her vision.
Horizons West (1952) as Tompkins
Brothers Dan and Neil Hammond return to Texas after the Civil War. Ambitious Dan turns to rustling and then shady land deals to build an empire. Being held for a murder, he is rescued from a lynch mob by Neil, who is now the Marshal, but there is eventually a falling out between the brothers, good triumphing over evil.
Finders Keepers (1952) as Frank Simmons
Just This Once (1952) as Frank Pirosh
A playboy hands control of his dwindling fortune to a pretty girl.
Singin' in the Rain (1952) as Roscoe Dexter
A silent-screen swashbuckler finds love while trying to adjust to the coming of sound.
Room for One More (1952) as Ice man
A family with three children takes in troubled orphans.
Chain of Circumstance (1951) as Lt. Fenning
Across the Wide Missouri (1951) as Tin Cup Owens
An explorer leads the way west for 19th-century settlers along the American frontier.
Criminal Lawyer (1951) as Harry Cheney
An alcoholic lawyer sobers up to defend his friend in a murder case.
Angels in the Outfield (1951) as Cab driver
The short-tempered manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates mends his ways in return for a little divine assistance.
South of Caliente (1951) as Dave Norris
Roy Rogers (Roy Rogers), owner of a transportation service for moving race horses from track to track, prepares to take a number of thoroughbreds to the Pan American fair races at Monterey. Among them is "Dancing Girl", a fine mare owned by Doris Stewart (Dale Evans), who is being forced to sell the horse in order to keep her ranch. Doris and her trainer, Dave Norris (Douglas Fowley), accompany Roy and his outfit to the border at Caliente, where they are approached by Rosina (Charlita), a young gypsy fortune teller who begs Roy not to continue the trip. After crossing the border, Roy and his men are attacked by masked bandits, the horses are stolen and the stable boy (Willie Best) is murdered. Accompanied by Doris and his sidekick Pinky (Pinky Lee) and the a Mexican Commandante (Leonard Penn), Roy goes to the gypsy camp to find Rosita. She is not there but Roy spots the stolen thoroughbreds hidden among a herd of wild horses near the camp. He also finds the dead body of a horse that appears to be "Dancing Girl." The loss of the horse means ruin for Doris, who is unaware that Norris and his crooked partner, Studsy (Frank Richards), killed a mare resembling her horse and left it where Roy could find it.
Tarzan's Peril (1951) as Herbert Trask
The jungle king tries to catch gunrunners.
Callaway Went Thataway (1951) as Gaffer
A real cowboy signs on to impersonate a faded western star for public appearances.
Stage to Tucson (1951) as Ira Prentiss
(Wes ''51). Rod Cameron, Wayne Morris, Kay Buckley, Roy Roberts, Carl Benton Reid, Douglas Fowley. Two Union agents are sent to investigate charges that the Confederates are stealing Arizona stagecoaches and smuggling them into Atlanta in an effort to break the Federal''s western supply line.
Killer Shark (1950) as Bracado
A fisherman's son tries to prove himself by hunting sharks.
Rio Grande Patrol (1950) as Bragg Orcutt
A cowboy signs on to stop gunrunners from crossing the Mexican border.
Rider from Tucson (1950) as Bert Rankin
In order to make Tug Cardwell (William Phipps) sign over his rich gold claim to them, Avery (Robert Shayne), Gypsy Avery (Veda Ann Borg) and Jackson (Marshall Reed) hire Rankin (Douglas Fowley) to kidnap Tug's sweetheart Jane Whipple (Eliane Riley). Rankin hides Jane and then demands half the mine from the other crooks. Dave Saunders (Tim Holt) and Chito Rafferty (Richard Martin), friends of Tug's, find Jane and taker her to safety. The conspirators then shoot Rankin, capture Tug and force him to take them to his claim. Dave and Chito are close behind.
Bunco Squad (1950) as Sgt. McManus
Police try to get the goods on a phony seance racket.
Mrs. O'Malley and Mr. Malone (1950) as Steve Kepplar
A lawyer and a widow encounter murder on a train ride.
Beware of Blondie (1950) as Adolph
Mr. Dithers has gone on vacation and left Dagwood to look after the company. Toby tries to take advantage of Dagwood's naivete, but Blondie saves the day.
Edge of Doom (1950) as 2nd detective
A priest sets out to catch the man who killed one of his colleagues.
Hoedown (1950) as Buttons
Cowboy movie star Stoney Rhodes (Jock Mahoney as Jock O'Mahoney) has made one western film and thinks he is on a personal appearance tour paid for by the studio, but he and his film were so bad that the studio, unknown to Stoney, has cancelled his contract, and his mother has mortgaged her home to supply the funds necessary for the tour and expenses of Stoney and his agent. (Stoney is shown in front of two theatres where Columbia, missing no bets, has displays of one-sheet posters from "Strawberry Roan" with Gene Autry and "The Undercover Man" with Glenn Ford.) Reporter Vera Wright (Jeff Donnell), following him to get a story of a failure, informs Stoney that he is a never-was has-been, and they find themselves stranded in the hometown of Eddy Arnold, where Eddy's film "cousin" Carolina Cotton (Carolina Cotton) quickly takes a shine to the shy and clumsy Stoney. Eddy sees a print of Stoney's film in which the character is singing "I Can't Shake the Sands of Texas From My Shoes" and is impressed and telephones his agent Sam Baker (Fred Sears) to come there quickly and sign Stoney to a contract, especially since he sounds like Gene Autry. Meanwhile, some bank robbers and gangsters get involved and have their eyes on the proceeds from a charity fund-raiser Eddy is doing. When the agent shows up to sign Stoney to a recording contract because "you sound like Gene Autry", Stoney says that is because it was Gene Autry doing the singing in the film. The film is somewhat of an inside joke built around ace stuntman Mahoney, in that his Stoney role is the opposite of his real-life abilities, and most of the males in the cast, Big Boy Williams, Douglas Fowley, Don Harvey and Charles Sullivan, takes turns beating him up and knocking him out...when he isn't falling out of hay lofts or involved in accidents. But a kiss from Carolina makes a new man out of him and the gangsters are rounded up in a one-man blitz, and Stoney ends up with eight studios bidding for his services. Eddy performs most of his best-selling hits of the day, with the exception of "Cattle Call", the vastly-underrated Carolina Cotton (as a performer and actress with a personality) yodels up a storm, and this overall turns out to be a pretty fair little sleeper, especially in regards to films where Hollywood takes a poke at itself.And probably unknown to those who go around compiling such lists.
He's a Cockeyed Wonder (1950) as "Crabs" Freeley
A fledgling magician and his girlfriend get mixed up with bank robbers.
Armored Car Robbery (1950) as Benny McBride
A police officer tries to find half a million dollars stolen by gangsters.
Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1949) as Karl
A beautiful woman takes over a turn-of-the-century baseball team.
Massacre River (1949) as Simms
Guy Madison, Rory Calhoun, Carole Mathews, Cathy Downs, Johnny Sands, Steve Brodie, Art Baker, Iron Eyes Cody, Queenie Smith. Two army officers compete for the hand of the colonel''s daughter in this western romance which features a subplot involving a sneaky gambler and Indians on the warpath.
Satan's Cradle (1949) as Steve Gentry
Crooked lawyer Steve Gentry (Douglas Fowley) has plans to take over the town and mines of Silver City from Jim Mason. He kills Mason in what looks like a mine accident, and then brings in Lil (Ann Savage), who produces a fake marriage certificate and takes over Mason's property as his widow. Preacher Lane (Byron Foulger) attempts to arouse the townspeople to drive out Gentry, Lil and their cohorts and is beaten up by a couple of the Gentry henchmen. The Cisco Kid (Duncan Renaldo) and Pancho (Leo Carrillo) encounter the preacher, and head for Silver City. They subsequently reveal Gentry's machinations, and restore Silver City to the decent town it previously was.
Renegades of the Sage (1949) as Sloper
Arson--Inc. (1949) as Frederick P. Fender
Search for Danger (1949) as Inspector
Mighty Joe Young (1949) as Jones
Showmen try to exploit a giant ape raised by an orphan.
Any Number Can Play (1949) as Smitty
The owner of a gambling casino tries to win back his estranged wife and child.
Joe Palooka in the Counterpunch (1949) as Thurston
Joe heads for South America to fight the Latin champ. Shipboard, he helps federal agents fight counterfeiters. He also spars with love interest Anne Howe.
Battleground (1949) as "Kipp" Kippton
American soldiers in France fight to survive a Nazi siege just before the Battle of the Bulge.
Flaxy Martin (1949) as Detective
Messing with a mobster's girlfriend gets a lawyer framed for murder.
Susanna Pass (1949) as Del Roberts, also known as Walter P. Johnson
The bad guys dynamite a fish hatchery. They're trying to put the hatchery out of business so they can get possession of oil underneath the lake. Roy is a game warden investigating the dynamiting. Songs include the title, "A Good, Good Mornin',"Brush Those Tears From Your Eyes," and "Two-Gun Rita."
Bad Men of Tombstone (1949) as Gambler
Black Bart (1948) as Sheriff Hix
Cheerful outlaw Charlie Boles leaves former partners Lance and Jersey and heads for California, where the Gold Rush is beginning. Soon, a lone gunman in black is robbing Wells Fargo gold shipments. One fateful day, the stage he robs carries old friends Lance and Jersey...and notorious dancer Lola Montez, coming to perform in Sacramento. Black Bart and Lance become rivals for both Lola's favors and Wells Fargo's gold.
Behind Locked Doors (1948) as Larson
A well-known judge has become a fugitive from the police, with a large reward on his head. A reporter believes that the judge is hiding in a private sanitarium, so she seeks out a private investigator and asks him to pretend to be insane, so that he can get inside the sanitarium and look for the judge. The investigator is admitted to the asylum, and encounters many dangers while trying to prove that the judge is there.
The Denver Kid (1948) as Slit
When Border Patrol Lieut. Roberts is killed, it appears that his brother Tim was the killer. To clear the Robert's name for his boss, Lieut. Rocky Lane heads south of the border posing as an outlaw. He hopes to get in with the gang and find Tim who is using an assumed name. As always, Nugget is there to help.
Coroner Creek (1948) as Stew Shallis
A gunman sets out to avenge his fiancee's murder.
Gun Smugglers (1948) as Steve Reeves
A young boy threatens to follow in his outlaw brother''''s footsteps.
The Arkansas Swing (1948) as Howard
If You Knew Susie (1948) as Marty
A vaudeville couple tries to retire but gets mixed up with gangsters.
Waterfront at Midnight (1948) as Joe Sargis
Docks of New Orleans (1948) as Grock
The LaFontanne Chemical Company is shipping out a load of we're not sure what, disguised as something entirely different. Mr. Pereaux and Mr. Grock don't want that shipment to ever arrive anywhere, and they and a man named Aquirre mean to stop it at any cost. The ship's owner, Mr. Fontanne, smells a large rat and calls Chan in on the case, since the famous detective is in New Orleans because, well, because he felt like being in New Orleans, I guess. Chan gets what facts there are from LaFontanne, who is promply set upon by a gang who attempt to kidnap him, but fail. Mr. LaFontanne's partners come up with some insurance; just by chance they tell him, a partnership agreement (why they would have been running a company all this time without one is another large mystery which will not be solved) that bestows upon the living partners the portion owned by a deceased partner. Then the guy who invented the formula for the poison gas that the company is making but who was, in his opinion, swindled out of his rights to make a profit from it, shows up and threatens LaFontanne with a gun. Well, he turns out to be a harmless crank. Or is he? Everyone seems suspect, clues are boundless but don't seem to fit into any particular pattern or too many patterns, take your pick. But Chan must solve the mystery before Monogram is depleted of out-of-date film stock. Can he?
The Dude Goes West (1948) as Beetle
A tenderfoot tries to help a miner's daughter protect her claim.
Roses Are Red (1947) as Ace Oliver
This script rode in right off of the range that had been ridden at least twice by Tim McCoy at Columbia. Writer Elmam did little other than moving it from a Western to a big-town Eastern. Don Castle plays a newly-elected district attorney but, just before he takes office, the town's crooked political boss (Edward Keane) has his henchies (including Jeff Chandler)kidnap him with intentions of replacing him with an ex-convict(Don Castle in a dual role) who is his exact double. While the D.A.'s double/replacement is studying his mannerisms where he is being held captive, the D.A. knocks out the double, takes his clothes and manages to fool the gang boss into thinking he is the ex-con. The henchies then kill the ex-con thinking he is the D.A. The latter continues to impersonate his double until he has set and sprung the trap on the gang boss and his minions. Peggy Knudsen plays the D.A's. fiance, Patricia Knight the wife of the ex-con and Joe Sawyer pops up as a crooked police official.
Scared to Death (1947) as Terry Lee
A beautiful murder victim recalls how she met her untimely end.
Ridin' Down the Trail (1947) as Mark Butler
Desperate (1947) as Pete
An innocent trucker takes it on the lam when he's accused of robbery.
The Trespasser (1947) as Bill Monroe
Wild Country (1947) as Clark Varney
Caxton has broken out of prison and Eddie has been sent to bring him in. Caxton is known by the polka dot band on his hat and Eddie has Soapy wear one like it. This gets Soapy arrested as soon as he rides into town but it leads Eddie to Varney and he realizes Varney will lead him to Caxton.
Fall Guy (1947) as Inspector Shannon
Tom Cochrane, full of dope (cocaine) and covered with blood, is picked up by the police and then questioned by detectives Shannon (Douglas Fowley) and Taylor (Harry Strang), but manages to escape. His girl friend Lois Walter (Teala Loring), against the wishes of her guardian, Jim Grosset (Charles Arnt), assists Tom and his police-officer brother-in-law Mac (Robert Armstrong) in trying to clear Tom of a possible murder charge. Tom only recalls meeting a man in a bar and going to a party. Tom and Mac find the man, Joe (Elisha Cook Jr.), who takes them to the party scene, the apartment of the Shindells (John Harmon and Iris Adrian), where they find the body of a murdered girl in the apartment above. The police pick up Mac, while Tom trails Marie (Virginia Dale) and Mike (Jack Overman). Joe is murdered for leading Tom to the scene of the crime, and Marie, who had been hired by the killer to get Tom at the apartment when the crime was committed, is choked to death. Tom, following the killer of Marie, is almost trapped and killed himself, but is saved by Mike.
Jungle Flight (1947) as Tom Hammond
Kelly Jordan (Robert Lowery) and Andy Melton (Robert Kent) are former AAF fliers operating a cargo service over the South American mountain ranges in order to get enough money to return to Texas and buy a commercial line. Andy is killed when his overloaded plane crashes and explodes. Kelly meets Laurey Roberts (Ann Savage), who gets him to take her to the mining-camp operation as a cook, as she is running away from her ex-husband, Tom Hammond (Douglas Fowley), who has just been released from prison. Hammond catches up with Laurey, but he is killed in a gun fight, and Kelly and Laurie leave looking for a peaceful life in Texas.
The Sea of Grass (1947) as Joe Horton
Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy star as a husband and wife on America's frontier; farmers in a "sea of grass." The wife has an affair which produces a child, and she is ostracized from the community. Meanwhile, the farmers watch helplesslly as the sea of grass is exploited until it becomes a dustbowl.
Fun on a Weekend (1947) as Gambling house owner
Penniless strangers team up to fleece the rich.
Key Witness (1947) as Jim Guthrie
Merton of the Movies (1947) as Phil
A star-struck hick goes to Hollywood to become a star.
The Hucksters (1947) as Georgie Gaver
A war veteran fights for honesty in the advertising game.
Undercover Maisie (1947) as Daniels
A stranded showgirl joins the police force and risks her life to expose a phony psychic.
Backlash (1947) as Red Bailey
A body, believed to be that of a criminal lawyer, sends the police hunting for the killer. The lawyer's wife, his partner, and an ex-convict are, in turn, suspected of the crime. But the body was incorrectly identified, and the lawyer is still alive. He murders his partner and is planning on killing his wife.
The Gas House Kids "in Hollywood" (1947) as Mitch Gordon
Three on a Ticket (1947) as Mace Morgan
A private detective, who has been shot, stumbles into the office of Michael Shayne (Hugh Beaumont), and dies before Shayne can question him. Shayne finds a baggage ticket in his hand. He claims it and finds the checked-bag contains the loot from a robbery. Now, he has about fifty minutes left of the running time to find the crooks, bring them to justice and return the money to the rightful owners. And needs all of it.
Rose of Santa Rosa (1947) as Larry Fish
Angry because his father, Don Manuel Ortega (Fortunio Bonanova), had arranged a marriage with a girl he has never met, Dolores de Garfias (Patricia Barry as Patricia White), Ramon Ortega (Eduardo Noreiga), despite the threat of being disinherited, becomes an entertainer at a local night club. His father uses his influence and has the club closed. Ramon goes to Santa Rosa and helps a beautiful senorita, Rose, open her new night club, and falls in love with her. When his father arrives, Ramon learns that "his" Rose is the Dolores his father wanted him to marry in the first place.
Yankee Fakir (1947) as Mergatroid Barthlomew "Yankee" Davis
Shortly after medicine show man Davis arives in town the local Border Patrolman is found dead and it is called an accident. Davis thinks it was murder but his snooping for information only gets him put into jail. Learning an old timer he grubstaked has found gold, he has him arrive posing as his millionaire uncle. He has him offer an unusual $50,000 reward for the town's worst person hoping it will lead to the identification of the killer.
The Glass Alibi (1946) as Joe Eykner
'Neath Canadian Skies (1946) as Ned Thompson
North of the Border (1946) as "Nails" Nelson
There are those that say Hollywood was born the day Lew Wasserman came to town. For six decades, there was only one man who had the consummate power to run the industry and his reign forever defined Hollywood as we know it. During his 59-year career, he worked with everyone from Alfred Hitchcock to
Drifting Along (1946) as Jack Dailey
Larceny in Her Heart (1946) as Doc Patterson
In the second of the PRC "Michael Shayne" series,civic crusader Burton Stallings (Gordon Richards) hires private detective Michael Shayne (Hugh Beaumont) to locate the former's missing step-daughter Helen (Marie Harmon.) Shayne discovers that Stallings himself has had Helen confined in an asylum in order to obtain her money.
Blonde Alibi (1946) as Willie
Freddie Steps Out (1946) as Jack Adams
High School Hero (1946) as Coach Carter
In Fast Company (1946) as Steve Trent
The Bowery Boys get wrapped up in a taxi war.
Rendezvous 24 (1946) as Hanover
Life with Blondie (1945) as Blackie Leonard
What Next, Corporal Hargrove? (1945) as Lieutenant colonel
A bumbling soldier and his scheming friend take France by storm.
Along the Navajo Trail (1945) as J. Richard Bentley
U.S. Deputy Marshal Roy investigates the disappearance of a government agent who has come to Dale's father's Lazy A Ranch. The bad guys want the land the ranch sits on because they know an oil pipeline is planned through this location. Songs include the title song and the famous "Cool Water."
Don't Fence Me In (1945) as Gordon
A lady reporter travels West to dig up the truth about a long dead bandit.
Behind City Lights (1945) as Taxi driver
See Here, Private Hargrove (1944) as Captain Manville
A green recruit has a series of madcap adventures in the Army.
Rationing (1944) as Dixie Samson
A small-town butcher has problems coping with meat rationing.
Shake Hands with Murder (1944) as Steve Morgan
A female bail-bond broker and her partner help an accused embezzler prove his innocence. Having the body of the embezzler's late business partner pop up doesn't help matters.
Detective Kitty O'Day (1944) as Harry Downs [also known as Jerry Benson]
An amateur sleuth drives her boyfriend and the police crazy when she butts into a murder investigation.
The Racket Man (1944) as Toby Sykes
And the Angels Sing (1944) as New York café manager
The singing/dancing Angel sisters, Nancy (Dorothy Lamour), Bobby (Betty Hutton), Josie (Diana Lynn) and Patti (Mimi Chandler), aren't interested in performing together, and this plays havoc with the plans of Pop Angel (Raymond Walburn) to buy a soy bean farm. They do accept an offer of ten dollars to sing at a dubious night club on the edge of town where a band led by Happy Marshall (Fred MacMurray) is playing. Bobby takes the ten dollars and runs it up to $190 at the dice table. Happy hits on Nancy but she rebuffs him. He doesn't have the money to pay his band and borrows the gambling winnings from Bobby on the pretext that he will give her a job with his band. Bobby discovers the next day that Happy has hastily departed for New York. The girls follow to a night club where he is working and, after an audition, the manager is willing to give Happy a contract if the girls will sing with his band.
One Body Too Many (1944) as Henry Rutherford
Lady in the Death House (1944) as [Dr. Dwight] Brad [Bradley]
A young woman is on death row for the murder of a man who was blackmailing her family, although she claims she was framed. Her fiance, a doctor who is conducting experiments on reviving the dead, also happens to be the state's executioner, and is assigned to pull the switch when she is strapped into the electric chair. A famous criminologist, believing her to be innocent, rushes to investigate the case and clear her before her execution date.
Jitterbugs (1943) as Malcolm Bennett
The two-man Laurel and Hardy Zoot Suit Band find themselves fronting a scam for "gasolene pills" in wartime oil-short America. They are however soon on the side of the angels helping recover $10,000 for an attractive young lady whose family have themselves been swindled.
Swing Shift Maisie (1943) as Detective
A brassy showgirl signs on to help the war effort as a factory worker.
Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case (1943) as Wallace
A wheelchair-bound doctor tries to prove a convicted killer's innocence.
Stand by for Action (1943) as Ensign Martin
A Harvard graduate serving on a battleship is faced with the realities of war.
Riding High (1943) as Brown
Bar 20 (1943) as Slash
Mark Jackson has a scheme to get Adams' land. His gang robs Adams' fiancé of her jewels, robs Hoppy of his cattle money, and then gives that money to Adams to buy back the jewels in exchange for a deed to his land. But Lin recognizes the bills and Hoppy and his pals go after the robbers.
Gildersleeve's Bad Day (1943) as Louie
A small-town politician is the jury hold-out in a sensational murder case.
The Chance of a Lifetime (1943) as Nails Blanton
An ex-thief helps some fellow ex-cons adjust to life as defense workers, only to get involved with a robbery investigation.
Colt Comrades (1943) as Joe Brass
Hoppy and his pals use their reward money to buy a half interest in the Whitlock ranch. After Wildcat Kelly cons California into buying a well drilling rig, they strike water instead of oil. This threatens Jebb Hardin's water monopoly and he retaliates by framing Hoppy for cattle rustling.
Minesweeper (1943) as Lt. Wells
A naval officer who had deserted several years earlier is drawn back to the Navy when World War II begins. He re-enlists under an assumed name, and is assigned to a minesweeper, where he has to perform hazardous duties while at the same time keeping his real identity a secret.
Sleepy Lagoon (1943) as Joe "Brains" Lucarno
The Kansan (1943) as Ben Nash
A newly elected Marshall clashes with the banker who runs the town.
Somewhere I'll Find You (1942) as Captain
Brothers feud over a girl they both fall for while covering World War II.
Lost Canyon (1942) as Jeff Burton
Burton is after Clark's ranch. He gets the banker to refuse to renew Clark's note and then sends his men to rustle his cattle. Hoppy is Clark's new foreman and is on to Burton's scheme. But just as he learns of the rustling and is about to go after the gang, the Sheriff arrives and arrests him for hiding Johnny who has been accused of robbery.
Hay Foot (1942) as Capt. Rossmead
An Army colonel mistakenly thinks his assistant is a crack shot.
Mr. Wise Guy (1942) as Bill Collins
A group of delinquents tries to clear a man framed for a gangster''''s murder.
The Devil with Hitler (1942) as Walter [Beeter]
If he wants to keep control of Hell, Satan has to get Hitler to perform a good deed.
Mississippi Gambler (1942) as Chet Mathews
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.
The Man in the Trunk (1942) as Ed Mygatt
So's Your Aunt Emma (1942) as Gus Hammond
I Live on Danger (1942) as Joey Farr
Sunset on the Desert (1942) as Ramsay McCall
Roy is mistaken for a bad guy expected by the local outlaw gang. He goes undercover to pin the goods on the bad guys. Just as he is about to do so, the real bad guy shows up. Songs include "Remember Me," "Yip Pe Yi Your Troubles Away," "Faithful Pal of Mine," and "Don Juan."
Pittsburgh (1942) as Mort Brawley
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.
Tanks a Million (1941) as Capt. Rossmead
A military man promoted to sergeant because of his photographic memory fights to prove his worth.
Secret of the Wastelands (1941) as Slade Salters
Hoppy is leading a scientific expedition and the Chinese who have a hidden settlement nearby are trying to stop them. Saulters and his outlaw gang are also in the area looking for a gold mine. When Saulters men attack, the gold mine is found. Hoppy agrees to file for the Chinese and heads after Saulters in the chase to the land office.
Dangerous Lady (1941) as Sergeant Brent
The Parson of Panamint (1941) as Chappie Ellerton
The Great Swindle (1941) as "Rocky" Andrews
Doctors Don't Tell (1941) as Joe Grant
Dr. Ralph Snyder (John Beal) and Dr. Frank Blake (Edward Norris) open an office together but soon split over a rivalry for nightclub singer Diana Wayne (Florence Rice) and a difference over ethics. In an effort to make some quick money and marry Diana, Blake becomes a retainer for gangster Joe Grant (Douglas Fowley)while the upright (and uptight)Sawyer (John Beal)becomes a medical examiner in the district attorney's office. Grant is involved in a murder and forces Blake to remove an identifying scar, thereby proving that all gangsters should keep a doctor on retainment. But Blake has a change of heart and shows up at Grant's trial, spills the beans and Grant is convicted. Consequently, Blake loses his license, Diana and then his life, proving that the "do-tell' doctor should have heeded the film title.
Pier 13 (1940) as Johnnie Hale
The Leatherpushers (1940) as Slick [Connolly]
Ellery Queen, Master Detective (1940) as Rocky Taylor
The mysteriously ill John Braun (Fred Niblo) makes a new will, leaving out his daughter Barbara (Marsha Hunt), over the protests of his wife (Ann Shoemaker). The trouble began when the daughter wanted to marry Mr. Braun's doctor, James Rogers (Michael Whalen). Mrs. Braun asks Inspector Queen to help find the long-missing Barbara. The inspector's son, Ellery (Ralph Bellamy), works on the case. He goes to a home frequently visited by Dr. Rogers where the bell is answered by Nikki Porter (Margaret Lindsay) who Ellery mistakes for Barbara and insists she return to the Braun home. Nikki does, to protect Barbara, and a short time later finds herself alone in a room outside Braun's bedroom. She finds him dead - his throat cut. No weapons are found and the door to the room where Nikki had been is locked, and she is suspected. Ellery hides Nikki in his apartment. Braun's body, sent for an autopsy, disappears and in its place is a life-sized statue of the dead man. Elley finds the body in a closet, the police prepare to send it downtown but someone drives off with the ambulance. Ellery, with Nikki, visits Braun's bedroom that night and discovers that a pet raven flies in and out taking items.
20 Mule Team (1940) as Stag Roper
A miner fights his way across Death Valley to beat out the competition.
Wagons Westward (1940) as Bill Marsden
Republic, in pre-producion trade announcements, had John Wayne slated as the star of this film but cooler heads, once the script was read, realized that Wayne wasn't exactly the dual-role, twin brothers type. The film opens by establishing that, as young boys, David Cook (Wayne Hull) and twin brother Tom (Warren Hull (II) ) are poles apart in disposition and traits. When their father, (Trevor Bardette) dies, Tom goes to New Mexico to live with his Uncle Hardtack (George "Gabby" Hayes) while David remains behind to care for their mother (Virginia Brissac) . The grown Tom (Chester Morris) becomes an outlaw while brother David (Chester Morris) becomes a government lawman. David is charged with apprehending Tom and also two other renegades, Hardman (Guinn Williams) and Marsden (Douglas Fowley), both bitter enemies of Tom. Unable to arrest Tom in his home territory because he is in league with crooked sheriff McDaniels (Buck Jones, in his only Republic film and only villain role in what is considered the only black mark against Republic by hard-core western fans. They are correct, for that and other reasons seen as this one moves along...slowly.) Tom is lured home by a fake telegram telling him his mother is dying and put in jail. David, posing as Tom, goes to Mesa City, New Mexico and undertakes a campaign to obtain evidence to convict Hardman and Marsden. He persuades the latter to pool their interests in one gang, under his leadership. Tom had been romancing Phyllis O'Conover (Anita Louise), an entertainer at the Bonanza Cafe, and Phyllis' older sister, Julie (Ona Munson), has been working hard to break up the romance. David, posing as Tom, has to continue the pursuit of Phyllis, but finds himself falling in love with Julie. Julie learns Tom's real identity and agrees to marry him but Phyllis, thinking her sister is taking from her the man she believes to be Tom Cook, threatens suicide. The broken-hearted Julie urges David to marry Phyllis and David, much against his own desires, carries out Julie's wishes. (The mis-casting of Buck Jones isn't the only problem with this film.) Meanwhile, Hardman, Marsden and McDaniel have discovered David's real identity and plot to get rid of him. And in another meanwhile, Tom escapes, returns to town and, finding that Phyllis has married David, kills her for what seems to him to be her unfaithfulness, never mind that she thought David was Tom. Some days, a good girl just can't get a break. Tom and the other outlaws are lined up against David in a gun battle when Pima (Charles Stevens), Tom's Indian servant, who has long hated him for his cruelties, brings a large force of Indians to David's aid. Tom attempts to kill David, but Uncle Hardtack shoots him first. Some days, a bad guy just can't get a break either.
East of the River (1940) as Cy Turner
A young gangster and his honest brother fall for the same woman.
Cherokee Strip (1940) as Alf [Barrett]
A newly appointed U.S. Marshal faces off against a criminal family.
The Arizona Wildcat (1939) as Rufe Calloway
Mary Jane Patterson finds an old poster in the attic offering a reward for the capture of bandit "El Gato", whom she recognizes as Manuel Hernandez, her adopted father. He jokingly tells her that the members of his band, which robbed from the rich to give to the poor, ar now all respected citizens in their town of Mineville, Arizona. Donald Clark (William Henry), a stranger, recognizes the crooked town-Sheriff Richard Baldwin (Henry Wilcoxin) as the man he is hunting as the murdered of his father, but is outdrawn and shot by the sheriff. The wounded Clark escapes and makes his way to Manuel's house, where a group is entertaining schoolteacher Caroline Reid (Pauline Moore.) The sheriff and his men capture Clark, but Mary Jane mounts a horse and gallops away, and throws a rock through the windows of each member of El Gato's band with a message reading: "Be prepared---We Ride Again. El Gato." And also a note into the sheriff's office warning him that El Gato will ride again unless Clark is released inside of 24 hours. Manuel knows nothing of this the next day when he walks down the street and is puzzled by the mysterious winks of his friends and their whispered assurances that they are ready. But he leads his men against the sheriff, and soon finds himself under arrest and on trial charged with kidnapping the prisoner, stealing a gold shipment and killing the Wells Fargo agent.
Charlie Chan at Treasure Island (1939) as Pete Lewis
A novelist friend of Charlie's appears to have committed suicide. At the international Exposition held on San Francisco Bay's Treasure Island Charlie shows that Zodiac, a phony mystic who blackmails clients, is the culprit.
Lucky Night (1939) as George
During a drunken night out, an heiress marries a broken-down gambler.
Boy Friend (1939) as Ed Boyd
A cop pretends to be a crook in order to catch a gang of outlaws. The bad guys run a night club as a front. The cop's sister helps him by singing there; otherwise, she's busy making love to a military cadet.
Henry Goes Arizona (1939) as Ricky Dole
A Broadway tenderfoot takes over a Western ranch.
Slightly Honorable (1939) as [Charles] Madder
A lawyer is framed for the murder of a young party girl and tries to clear his name.
Cafe Hostess (1939) as Eddie Morgan
Jo (Ann Dvorak), a "percentage girl" at the notorious Club 46, is in despair. She can see no way out of the dreary and sordid routine of entertaining customers - called drinking and dancing in 1940 - and, at a signal from piano player Eddie Morgan (Douglas Fowley), rolling them for their money. Eddie, besides being brutal to her and spending all her money, is also carrying on an affair with another girl. Jo's only friend is Annie (Wynne Gibson), a former actress but now a drink-sodden derelict. Annie keeps to herself the knowledge that it was Eddie who threw the knife that killed a petty racketeer who was too attentive to Jo. Sailor Dan Walters (Preston Foster) and two of his pals arrive from a cruise and his good nature delights Joe, but at a wink from Eddie, Jo attempts to steal his money. Dan swallows his disillusionment and returns to the cafe, and he and Jo enjoy a day-long picnic together. She accepts his marriage proposal and go to an up-state town where he has a job waiting. Eddie does not accept this turn events any too well, and sets a trap for Dan when he comes after Jo. When he arrives, in an attempt to save his life, Jo denounces and ridicules him and he leaves angrily. He is net by Annie, who tells him of the set-up. Gathering his pals, Dan returns to the cafe and starts a brawl.
It Could Happen to You (1939) as Freddie Barlow
Inside Story (1939) as Gus Brawley
Dodge City (1939) as Munger
A soldier of fortune takes on the corrupt boss of a Western town.
Time Out for Murder (1938) as Dutch Moran
A bank runner (Kellard) is accused of killing a woman (Hussey) for whom he deposited a large amount. Reporter (Stuart) and bank official (Stuart) investigate.
Keep Smiling (1938) as Cedric Hunt
Jane breaks into the film business while also reviving the flagging career of her film director uncle (Wilcoxon) and getting him hooked up with his secretary (Stuart).
City Girl (1938) as Ritchie
Submarine Patrol (1938) as Brett
Mr. Moto's Gamble (1938) as Nick Crowder
Mr. Moto must discover who poisoned a fighter in the boxing ring. This movie began as "Charlie Chan at the Ringside," but Warner Oland died during the filming so it was switched to a Mr. Moto.
Passport Husband (1938) as Tiger Martin
Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938) as Snapper
A forward thinking bandleader fights to make ragtime respectable.
Walking Down Broadway (1938) as Ace Wagner
Time Out for Romance (1937) as [Rocks Hartley, alias Ray] Roy Webster
Love and Hisses (1937) as Mobster
She Had to Eat (1937) as Duke Stacey
Woman-Wise (1937) as Stevens
Tracey Browne (Michael Whalen), sports editor of the "Globe", leanrs that fight promoter Richards (Alan Dinehart) and Stevens (Douglas Fowley), sports editor of the "Dispatch", are conducting a boxing racket that victimizes down-and-out, has-been fighters, and he denounces them in his column. He gives Alice Fuller (Richelle Hudson),daughter of one of the fighters (Pat Flaherty) whom he aids , the job of following young Clint De Witt (John Beck), son of the "Globe's" owner, to see that he sticks to his job. Browne, who has fallen in love with Alice, thinks it is Clint she loves. In their effort to get Browne for his meddling, Richards and Stevens strike at him through Clint.
On the Avenue (1937) as Eddie Eads
A new Broadway show starring Gary Blake shamelessly lampoons the rich Carraway family. To get her own back, daughter Mimi sets out to ensnare Blake, but the courtship is soon for real, to the annoyance of his co-star, hoofing chanteuese Mona Merrick.
Charlie Chan on Broadway (1937) as Johnny Burke
A New York nightclub singer plans to reveal gangsters named in her private diary. The diary disappears and the singer is murdered. Charlie Chan is called into to investigate.
One Mile from Heaven (1937) as Jim Tabor
Wake Up and Live (1937) as Herman
Wild and Woolly (1937) as Blackie Morgan
Fifty Roads to Town (1937) as Gangster
This Is My Affair (1937) as Alec
A saloon singer tries to reform a gangster, not knowing he's really an undercover detective.
Big Brown Eyes (1936) as Benny Battle
A reporter and a detective team up to expose a ring of jewel thieves.
Crash Donovan (1936) as Harris
Sing, Baby, Sing (1936) as Mac
Dimples (1936) as Stranger
Shirley Temple lives with the pick-pocket grandfather in 19th century New York City. She entertains the crowds while he works his racket. A rich lady makes it possible for the girl to go legit. "Uncle Tom's Cabin" is performed.
Private Number (1936) as Sheik
Small Town Girl (1936) as Chick, Bob's friend
After marrying a drunken playboy, a young girl tries to capture his heart while he's sober.
36 Hours to Kill (1936) as Duke Benson
15 Maiden Lane (1936) as Nick Shelby
Navy Born (1936) as Steve Bassett
Ring Around the Moon (1936) as Ted Curlew
Princess O'Hara (1935) as Master of ceremonies
Transient Lady (1935) as Matt Baxter
Two for Tonight (1935) as "Pooch" ["Puccini"] Donahue
Night Life of the Gods (1935) as Cyril Sparks
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.
Old Man Rhythm (1935) as Oyster
A business leader goes back to college to keep an eye on his playboy son.
Straight from the Heart (1935) as "Speed" Spelvin
Let's Talk It Over (1934) as Sailor Jones
A young sailor saves a woman from drowning. The woman turns out to be a rich heiress; unfortunately for the sailor, she was only pretending to be drowning so that another young man she had her eye on would save her.
The Girl from Missouri (1934) as Porter
A gold-digging chorus girl tries to keep her virtue while searching for a rich husband.
Operator 13 (1934) as Union officer
An actress signs up to spy for the Union, then falls for a Confederate officer.
Student Tour (1934) as Mushy
A philosophy professor gets stuck chaperoning a student tour of the world.
Gift of Gab (1934) as Himself
I Hate Women (1934) as Nelson
The Woman Who Dared (1933) as Her comedy companion
The Mad Game (1933) as Gangster
Bootlegger Ed Carson is sent to prison. His old gang turns from liquor (now legal) to kidnapping. When they nab the son and daughter-in-law of the judge who sent Carson to prison, he is paroled to help in the capture.

Producer (feature film)

Macumba Love (1960) as Producer

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Cat-Women of the Moon (1953) as Dial dir
Five astronauts travel to the dark side of the moon on a scientific expedition. There they discover a cave which somehow retains a breathable atmosphere. They remove their space suits and venture on, soon finding a buried city where the last members of a 2 million year old civilization greet them with food and drink. Little do they know that these eight lovely leotard-clad women are planning to steal their ship.

Cast (special)

Nuts and Bolts (1981) as Voice Of Primo
The story of Miles Fenton, a widowed computer engineer, who uses his homemade robots to help him raise his two children. In the pilot episode, Miles contemplates selling Primo, his compassionate computer, to raise the money he needs to send his daughter, Lucy, to a very exclusive and expensive music
Father On Trial (1972)
The romantic misadventures of Mike Bryan, a widowed judge with five children, and Billie Roman, a younger woman who is attempting to romance him despite the problems of an age difference and five precocious children who are not exactly keen on having a new mother.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Moneychangers (1976) as Danny Kerrigan
This four-part adaptation of Arthur Hailey's tale of power and greed in the banking business has two ambitious vice presidents become rivals when an imminent board room vacancy arises won an Emmy Award nomination as Outstanding Series of the 1976-77 season as well as an Emmy for Christopher Plummer

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Sunshine Christmas (1977) as Stanley
In the sequel to "Sunshine" (1973) and the brief series that followed it in the spring of 1975, musician Sam Hayden, moody over the marriage of his sometime lover, decides to take his adopted young daughter home to Texas to celebrate Christmas with his family, and he rekindles a romance with a child
Oregon Trail (1976) as Eli Thorpe
A pioneer family pulls up stakes, packs its belongings and heads west for the rewards of free land and a freer life. The series that followed this pilot film ran briefly from September to December 1977.
Starsky and Hutch (1975) as Lijah
In this pilot for the hit series that began in September 1975, an unorthodox pair of undercover cops investigate a double homicide and discover that they were the intended victims.

Cast (short)

So You Think You're Not Guilty (1950)
In this comedic short, a simple traffic violation turns into a 10-year jail sentence for Joe McDoakes. Vitaphone Release 1876A.
For the Common Defense! (1942)
This short film shows how cooperation among all the nations of the Americas assists the war effort.

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