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Also Known As: Died: November 22, 1992
Born: January 4, 1905 Cause of Death: cardiac arrest
Birth Place: Cedartown, Georgia, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Thunder and Lightning (1978) as Hobe Carpenter
Super Seal (1976)
A family enjoys an orderly life until their youngest daughter brings home a wounded baby seal. The seal gets well and becomes a mischievious family member.
The Aristocats (1970) as Roquefort
The beloved, pampered housecat of a retired opera star in 1910 Paris finds herself stranded in the countryside with her three children, the victims of a plot by their owner's butler to cheat them out of a huge inheritance. They must find their way back to their home and owner, with the help of an independent-minded tomcat and other animal accomplices, while evading the butler and foiling his plan.
Live a Little, Love a Little (1968) as Milkman
A photographer tries to keep his conservative boss from learning that he's moonlighting for a girlie magazine.
The Jungle Book (1967) as Kaa the Snake
Disney animation inspired by Rudyard Kiplings "Mowgli" story. Mowgli is a boy who has been raised by wolves in the Indian jungle. When the wolves hear that the fierce tiger, Shere Kahn, is nearby, they decide to send Mowgli to a local "man tribe". On his way to the village, Mowgli meets many animal characters in this musical tale. When Shere Kahn learns of Mowgli's presence, he tracks him down.
Batman (1966) as Colonel Terry
The archvillains of The United Underworld - The Catwoman, The Joker, The Riddler and The Penguin - combine forces to dispose of Batman and Robin as they launch their fantastic plot to control the entire world. From his submarine, Penguin and his cohorts hijack a yacht containing a superdehydrator, which can extract all moisture from humans and reduce them to particles of dust. The evildoers turn the 9 Security Council members in the United World Building into 9 vials of multicolored crystals! Batman and Robin track the villains in their Batboat and use Batcharge missles to force the sub to surface.
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) as Fire chief
A group of greedy clowns tears up the countryside in search of buried treasure.
Alakazam the Great (1961) as Narrator
Goliath II (1960)
Goliath II is a 6-inch-tall elephant who is constantly getting into trouble because he's so small.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1960) as Barber
Classic Mark Twain story of a young troublemaker who tries to help a runaway slave.
The Liberty Story (1957)
Walt Disney shares animated and live-action representations of America''''s struggle for independence.
Shake, Rattle & Rock! (1956) as Albert "Axe" McAllister
A group of concerned adults try to ban rock and roll music in their town because they think that the music promotes juvenile delinquency. It's now up to a disc jockey and a hipster to defend the music in a televised trial. The movie also features several rock and roll performances, most notably from Fats Domino.
Kentucky Rifle (1955) as Lon Setter
A man escorts a wagon load of Kentucky rifles through Indian territory and must find a way to get through without losing the rifles to the Indians. Unfortunately the Indians know about it, and give the occupants an ultimatum: either the rifles or their lives.
Alice in Wonderland (1951) as [Voice of] Cheshire Cat
Disney version of Lewis Carroll's Children's story. Alice becomes bored and her mind starts to wander. She sees a white rabbit who appears to be in a hurry. She chases it into its burrow and then a most bizarre series of adventures begins.
The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend (1949) as Basserman boy
Saloon-bar singer Freddie gets very angry whenever boyfriend Blackie seems to be playing around. She always packs a six-shooter, so this is bad news for anything that happens to be in the way. As this is usually the local judge's rear-end, Freddie and friend Conchita are soon hiding out teaching school in the middle of nowhere.
Robin Hood of Texas (1947) as Droopy
When the bank is robbed, Gene and the boys are singing nearby and the Chief arrests them as gang members diverting attention but lets them go thinking they will lead them to the others. Duke Mantel double-crosses the rest of the gang and with the money, accidently heads for the dude ranch where Gene is. The rest of the gang eventually show up to retrieve the money just as Gene and the boys find themselves locked in a building.
Trail to San Antone (1947) as Droopy Stearns
Gene is out to help a crippled jockey when a wild stallion runs away with the speedy mare he plans for the jockey to ride, so Gene takes off in an airplane to bring them back.
Saddle Pals (1947) as Waldo T. Brooks, Jr.
Twilight on the Rio Grande (1947) as Pokie
In yet another version of probably Republics most-used single plot---the basis for "The Leathernecks Have Landed"-"Rough Riders Round-Up", "Guns in the Dark", "Remember Pearl Harbor" and a couple of other films from Republic---and with revisions to fit the Autry mold, Gene Autry(Gene Autry) and his pals Dusty Moran (Bob Steele) and Pokie (Sterling Holloway) are in Mexico where Dusty is killed. With the help of Elena Del Rio (Adele Mara), whose father has also been murdered by unknown assailants, Gene discovers that the killings tie in with a jewel-smuggling scheme.
Make Mine Music (1946) as
Segments: "A Rustic Ballad," a story of feuding hillbillys; "A Tone Poem," a mood piece set on a blue bayou; "A Jazz Interlude," a bobby-soxer goes jitterbugging with her date at the malt shop; "A Ballad in Blue," dark room, rain and somber landscapes illustrate the loss of a lover; "A Musical Recitation," the story of Casey at the Bat; "Ballade Ballet," ballet dancers perform in silhouette; "A Fairy Tale with Music," Peter and the Wolf; "After You've Gone," four musical instruments chase through a surreal landscape; "A Love Story," about the romance between a fedora and a bonnet; "Opera Pathetique," the story of Willie, the Whale Who Wanted to Sing at the Met.
Sioux City Sue (1946) as Nelson "Nellie" Bly
Utilizing a script from 1939's "She Married a Cop" with a 1946 Hit Parade song for the title, Gene Autry's screen return following his WW II Army Air Corps service, "Sioux City Sue" has Hollywood talent scout Sue Warner (Lynne Roberts) in search of a singing cowboy and finding and offering cattle rancher Gene Autry (Gene Autry) a contract. He agrees to go to Hollywood if there is a part for his horse Champion. Gene isn't aware they only want to use his voice in an animated cartoon. After the preview, he and Champ depart in a huff (Well, actually, Champ was in a trailer). The annoyed Sue also follows and gets work on Gene's ranch as a cook. Later, the studio heads, while looking at Gene's screen test, decide he is a natural and want to sign him to a contract. After a few misunderstandings, Gene realizes that Sue is sincere, and he signs a contract to star in a musical western, but first he has to stop a cattle stampede and rout a gang of rustlers trying to blow up his ranch dam.
A Walk in the Sun (1946) as McWilliams
A platoon of American soldiers captures an Italian farmhouse.
Death Valley (1946) as Slim
Wildfire (1945) as Alkali Jones
Fanning has his men rustle horses and then blame it on a wild horse named Wildfire. Happy and Alkali arrive and immediately get into trouble with Fanning and his men. When Alkali is shot, Happy catches the outlaws but the Judge not only releases them, he discharges the Sheriff and tries to arrest Happy for rustling. Happy escapes and he and the Sheriff then set out to prove who the real rustlers are.
The Three Caballeros (1945) as Professor Holloway, Narrator
With his friends Jose Carioca and Panchito, Donald Duck discovers the joys of Latin American life.
Star Spangled Rhythm (1943) as Himself, comic in "A Sweater, Sarong and a Peek-A-Boo Bang" number
Pop, a security guard at Paramount has told his son that he's the head of the studio. When his son arrives in Hollywood on shore leave with his buddies, Pop enlists the aid of the studio's dizzy switchboard operator in pulling off the charade. Things get more complicated when Pop agrees to put together a show for the Navy starring Paramount's top contract players.
The Lady Is Willing (1942) as Arthur Miggle
A Broadway star has to find a husband so she can adopt an abandoned child.
Iceland (1942) as Sverdrup Svensson
Marine, James Murfin, is unaware of Icelandic customs. When he flirts with Katina her Icelandic family take his actions as a proposal of marriage to Katina. Desperately wanting out, James gets his buddy to help him. Good Luck!
Don't Get Personal (1942) as Lucky
Bambi (1942) as Voice of older Flower
The animated story of Bambi, a young deer hailed as the 'Prince of the Forest' at his birth. As Bambi grows, he makes friends with the other animals of the forest, learns the skills needed to survive, and even finds love. One day, however, the hunters come, and Bambi must learn to be as brave as his father if he is to lead the other deer to safety.
Here We Go Again (1942) as Messenger
While on their second honeymoon, Fibber McGee and Molly get mixed up with con men.
Cheers for Miss Bishop (1941) as Chris Jensen
On her retirement, students wonder why their favorite teacher never married.
Little Men (1941) as Reporter
A con artist tries to save the boarding school where his son has found a home.
Look Who's Laughing (1941) as Rusty
A radio star plans to build an airplane plant in a sleepy small town.
Meet John Doe (1941) as Dan
A reporter's fraudulent story turns a tramp into a national hero and makes him a pawn of big business.
Dumbo (1941) as Voice of Stork
The stork delivers a baby elephant to Mrs Jumbo, veteran of the circus, but the newborn is ridiculed because of his truly enormous ears and dubbed "Dumbo". Dumbo is relegated to the circus' clown acts; it is up to his only friend, a mouse, to assist Dumbo to achieve his full potential.
New Wine (1941) as Otto, the bookkeeper
Top Sergeant Mulligan (1941) as [Frank] Snark
The Blue Bird (1940) as Wild Plum
A woodchopper''''s children go off in search of the bluebird of happiness.
Remember the Night (1940) as Willie
An assistant D.A. takes a shoplifter home with him for Christmas.
Street of Memories (1940) as Student barber
Hit Parade of 1941 (1940) as Elmer
A small radio station is saved of getting bankrupt by a backer, who invests money for a TV equipment, if the owner allows, that his dancing daughter Annabelle can dance and sing on the screen, but due to her voice, her singing had to be dubbed by the owner's girl friend Pat Abbott.But problems start, when the owner starts dating Annabelle.
Nick Carter, Master Detective (1939) as Bee catcher
A famous detective investigates industrial espionage at a plane factory.
Saint Louis Blues (1939) as Boatman
Professor Beware (1938) as The groom
Egyptologist, Dean Lambert (Lloyd), accused of car-theft, skips bail and begins a cross-country trek to join a group in New York headed for Egypt. With the police close on his trail he gets in and out of scrapes along the way.
Spring Madness (1938) as Buck
A Harvard man romances a coed from a nearby college.
Of Human Hearts (1938) as Chancey Ames
A rebellious son neglects his parents after enlisting in the Civil War.
Doctor Rhythm (1938) as Luke
Behind the Mike (1937) as Tommy Astor
In this The "NEW" Universal presentation, high-tempered New York radio producer George Hayes (William Gargan) quarrels with Cyrus Wittles (William B. Davidson), sponsor of the Crunchie Munchie Hour, and loses his job. He hears that station WBAM in Valley Falls needs a new manager and heads there. Stumbling into the wrong station, WVOX, he meets Jane Arledge (Judith Barrett), program manager for local town-magnate, Harry Fox (Charles Brokaw.) She directs him to WBAM and he finds it is a collection of junk in an abandoned stable. Humiliated, he boasts to Jane that he will put the old station on its feet again. He sends for his announcer friend, Tiny Martin (Don Wilson), after convincing station-owner Pete Jones (Spencer Charters) that Martin can give valuable aid in reviving the station. Merchants fear to use WBAM, although they despise Fox and his crony, Mayor Applegate (Ferris Taylor), who is up for re-election. Learning that the merchants are holding a secret meeting, George uses a ruse to broadcast their suspicions about Fox and Applegate. They repudiate the statements, but George prepares another strong blast against them for a later broadcast. This angers Janes, who believes the attacks on her boss are unjustified and she tells George he should return to New York. While George waits for his train, Jane learns that Fox and Applegate have connived to loot the town treasury and, with Martin, she rushes to WBAM and adds her own evidence to the charges prepared previously by George and reads them over the air.
Maid of Salem (1937) as Miles Corbin, cow herder
Young lovers (Claudette Colbert and Fred MacMurray) fall afoul of repressive society as Salem elders get caught up in the witch hunts and trials of 17th century Massachusetts. One family in particular uses the hysteria to its advantage, getting even with everyone for every slight--real or imagined.
When Love Is Young (1937) as Orville Kane
Varsity Show (1937) as Trout
A Broadway producer puts on a show at his alma mater.
Join the Marines (1937) as Alfred
The Woman I Love (1937) as Duprez
The Girl from Maxim's (1936) as Mongicourt
Palm Springs (1936) as Oscar
A notorious gambler who is short of money want his daughter to marry a British young man, who has plenty of money. At first she obies, but then she falls in love to a poor, young American.
Career Woman (1936) as George Rogers [i.e. Jackson]
A girl (Jewell) accused of killing her father is defended unsuccessfully by a flashy lawyer (Whalen) and successfully by a new, straightforward one (Trevor).
Lottery Lover (1935) as Cadet Harold Stump
Doubting Thomas (1935) as Spindler
When a man''''s wife neglects him for acting, he strikes back by joining the show.
I Live My Life (1935) as Max
A flighty society girl tries to make a go of her marriage to an archaeologist.
Life Begins at 40 (1935) as Chris
A small-town newspaper publisher champions a young man who may have been jailed wrongly.
Rendezvous (1935) as Taxi driver
A decoding expert tangles with enemy spies.
$1,000 a Minute (1935) as Pete
Gift of Gab (1934) as Sound effects man
Girl O' My Dreams (1934) as Spec Early
Back Page (1934) as Bill Giddings
Down to Their Last Yacht (1934) as Freddy Finn
A society family gone bust uses their yacht for charter tours.
Tomorrow's Children (1934) as Dr. Dorsey
A young woman wishes to marry her boyfriend and raise a family, but because her own family has been deemed "defective" by the state health authorities, her parents are lazy alcoholics who continue to have children, and her siblings are crippled, have mental problems or are jailed--she is ordered by
Strictly Dynamite (1934) as [Elmer] Fleming
A radio comic runs out of jokes, triggering a desperate search.
The Merry Widow (1934) as Orderly [Mishka]
A prince from a small kingdom courts a wealthy widow to keep her money in the country.
A Wicked Woman (1934) as Peter
A woman kills her drunken husband to defend her children.
The Cat and the Fiddle (1934) as Flower messenger
A struggling composer courts a singing star.
Operator 13 (1934) as Wounded Union soldier
An actress signs up to spy for the Union, then falls for a Confederate officer.
Murder in the Private Car (1934) as Office boy
A speeding train becomes the setting for murder.
Going Hollywood (1933) as Sound man
A girl poses as a French maid to catch a singing star.
Advice to the Lovelorn (1933) as Benny
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.
Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933) as Messenger boy
Three chorus girls fight to keep their show going and find rich husbands.
Alice in Wonderland (1933) as Frog
A trip through the looking glass and down a rabbit hole sends an English girl into a world of fantastic characters and strange potions.
Hell Below (1933) as Seaman Jenks
A submarine captain clashes with one of his crew during World War I.
Picture Snatcher (1933) as Journalism student
An ex-con brings his crooked ways to a job as a news photographer.
Hard to Handle (1933) as Andy
A hustling public relations man promotes a series of fads.
Dancing Lady (1933) as Author
A musical star is torn between a millionaire playboy and her stage manager.
Adorable (1933) as
International House (1933) as Chorus king
Madcap investors converge on a Chinese hotel to buy rights to a new invention-television.
Fast Workers (1933) as Pinky Magoo
Construction workers become romantic rivals.
Blondie Johnson (1933) as Red [Charley]
A female crook fights her way from poverty to the top of the underworld.
When Ladies Meet (1933) as Jerome
A female novelist doesn't realize her new friend is the wife whose husband she's trying to steal.
Elmer the Great (1933) as Nick Kane
A country hick bats his way to baseball stardom.
Professional Sweetheart (1933) as Stu
A radio star''''s pure image leads to a fake engagement to a hayseed.
Wild Boys of the Road (1933) as Ollie
An impoverished girl masquerades as a boy to run with a gang of young hobos.
American Madness (1932) as Oscar
A banker fights to keep his independence and protect his customers.
Blonde Venus (1932) as Joe
A nightclub singer gives in to a rich playboy to finance her husband''''s medical treatment.
Rockabye (1932) as Speakeasy patron
A Broadway star tries to hold onto an adopted child and a younger man.
Faithless (1932) as Reporter
A spoiled rich girl is wiped out by the Depression.
Casey at the Bat (1927) as Putnam

Cast (short)

One Track MInds (1933)
In this short film, comedic duo Thelma Todd and ZaSu Pitts head to Hollywood with dreams of stardom... little do they know that the man with the power to make it happen is on the train!

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