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Also Known As: Died: October 5, 1973
Born: July 13, 1895 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Salisbury, North Carolina, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Game Change (2012)
A behind-the-scenes look at John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign, from the decision to select Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as McCain's running mate to the ticket's ultimate defeat in the general election just sixty days later.
Lincoln (2012)
In the final four months of Abraham Lincoln's life and presidency, the full measure of the man came to bear on his defining battle: to plot a forward path for a shattered nation, against overwhelming odds and extreme public and personal pressure. In an act of true national daring, Lincoln exerts eno
Do You Take This Stranger? (1971)
A social climber schemes to inherit one million dollars by trading identities with a dying man. Working and pre-release titles for this one were "A Knock at the Wrong Door" and "Strangers and Lovers."
Revenge Is My Destiny (1971) as Gregory Mann
Rosemary's Baby (1968) as Roman Castevet
A young woman fears the baby she''''s carrying is the son of Satan.
A Covenant With Death (1967) as Colonel Oates
A lawyer defends a convicted man who killed his hangman before being cleared of the earlier crime.
How To Murder Your Wife (1965) as Judge Blackstone
After marrying while drunk, a cartoonist puts his murderous fantasies into his work.
Joy in the Morning (1965) as Dean James Darwent
A law student and his bride try to build a life together despite her fear of intimacy.
Tammy and the Bachelor (1957) as Professor Brent
A country girl saves a pilot after a plane crash.
High Society (1956) as Seth Lord
In this musical version of The Philadelphia Story, tabloid reporters invade a society wedding.
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956) as Austin Spencer
A novelist frames himself for murder to prove the fallibility of circumstantial evidence.
Accused of Murder (1956) as Frank Hobart
Nightclub singer Ilona Vance is accused of the murder of a crooked lawyer. But Lt. Roy Hargis is convinced that Ilona is caught up in a web of deceit and intends to prove her innocence.
The View from Pompey's Head (1955) as Garvin Wales
A New York lawyer returns to his hometown down in the Deep South investigate the missing funds of an old friend, now blind. Along, the way he rekindles a romance with a childhood sweetheart and discovers the missing funds are being paid to a hush a black woman, who turns out to be his friend's real
Johnny Dark (1954) as James Fielding
Automobile engineer, Johnny Dark (Tony Curtis), designs a radical new car. When the owner refuses to sponsor the car in a Canada to Mexico Sports-car race, Johnny, with the aid of the owner's grand-daughter (Piper Laurie), steals the car and runs the race against the favored driver, his ex-buddie.
The High and the Mighty (1954) as Humphrey Agnew
When a commercial airliner develops engine trouble, the passengers and crew think back on the lives they could be losing soon.
The San Francisco Story (1952) as Andrew Cain
In the 1850s San Francisco newspaper editor Jim Martin seeks the help of wealthy miner Rick Nelson in ousting crooked politician Andrew Cain. Cain's girlfriend Adelaide falls in love with Rick. Rick and the bad guy shoot it out with shotguns on horseback.
Washington Story (1952) as Philip Emery
A reporter in search of government corruption falls for a congressman.
People Will Talk (1951) as Arthur Higgins
A controversial doctor gets mixed up with an unwed mother.
Saturday's Hero (1951) as T. C. McCabe
A college athlete finds his life consumed by football.
Farewell to Yesterday (1950) as Narrator
A Song Is Born (1948) as Adams
A group of music professors takes in a singer on the run from her gangster boyfriend.
My Girl Tisa (1948) as Theodore Roosevelt
Duel in the Sun (1947) as The Lover
A fiery half-Native American girl comes between a rancher's good and evil sons.
Wilson (1945) as Josephus Daniels
A chronicle of the political career of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson.
Buffalo Bill (1944) as Theodore Roosevelt
This film follows the legendary story of William "Buffalo Bill" Cody, from buffalo hunter to wild west showman.
The Lady and the Monster (1944) as Eugene Fulton
Broadway Rhythm (1944) as Press agent
A retired vaudevillian clashes with his producer son.
Murder in Times Square (1943) as Gregory Nevins
A stage actor tries to solve a bizarre series of murders.
I Escaped From the Gestapo (1943) as Bergen
Quiet Please Murder (1943) as Martin Cleaver
In Old Oklahoma (1943) as Teddy Roosevelt
Cowboy Dan Somers and oilman Jim "Hunk" Gardner compete for oil lease rights on Indian land in Oklahoma, as well as for the favors of schoolteacher Cathy Allen.
The Panther's Claw (1942) as Thatcher Colt
Always in My Heart (1942) as Philip Ames
A convict returns home to find his family has forgotten him.
Sabotage Squad (1942) as [Dr.] Carlysle Harrison
Obliging Young Lady (1942) as Attorney
A lawyer''''s secretary tries to protect a controversial client from prying eyes at an over-crowded hotel.
Gallant Lady (1942) as Steve Carey
Nazi Agent (1942) as Arnold Milbar [also known as Frederick Williams]
An Allied sympathizer discovers his twin brother is a Nazi spy.
Love Crazy (1941) as George Renny
A businessman concocts a series of harebrained schemes to keep his wife from divorcing him.
Cheers for Miss Bishop (1941) as John Stevens
On her retirement, students wonder why their favorite teacher never married.
Murder Among Friends (1941) as Mr. Wheeler
Down Mexico Way (1941) as Ellery Gibson
After the badguys swindle the good folk of Sage City, Gene and Frog chase them to Mexico where they are now trying to rob a rich Mexican ranchero.
The Officer and the Lady (1941) as Blake Standish, also known as Dr. Madison
Angels with Broken Wings (1941) as Guy Barton
Ellery Queen and the Perfect Crime (1941) as Anthony Rhodes
Rookies on Parade (1941) as Augustus Moody
The Feminine Touch (1941) as Freddie Bond
An author writing a book on jealousy discovers his wife is an expert on the subject.
The Great Swindle (1941) as Dave Lennox
Third Finger, Left Hand (1940) as Hughie Wheeler
A man-shy fashion editor pretends to be married until a suitor claims to be her husband.
I Want a Divorce (1940) as Erskine Brandon
Maryland (1940) as Spencer Danfield
Woman (Bainter) tormented by the hunting death of her husband forbids her son (Payne) to have anything to do with horses. But when he falls for the daughter (Joyce) of his father's trainer (Brennan), he defies his mother by entering the Maryland Hunt.
Framed (1940) as Tony Bowman
Dance, Girl, Dance (1940) as Puss in Boots
A ballet dancer and a burlesque queen compete for a wealthy suitor.
Within the Law (1939) as George Demarest
A wrongly convicted woman studies law and seeks her revenge.
Fast and Loose (1939) as "Lucky" Nolan
Married book-dealers Joel and Garda Sloane investigate the killing of a noted collector.
Elsa Maxwell's Hotel for Women (1939) as McNeil
Guests at a women''''s residence club help a jilted small-town girl turn to modeling.
Law of the Pampas (1939) as [Ralph] Merritt
Hoppy and Lucky deliver cattle to Valdez in Argentina. Merritt is after Valdez's ranch and has his son and daughter killed, supposedly in an accident. Examining the bullet, Hoppy suspects murder. Hoppy then remembers Merritt and finds his picture on an old USA wanted poster.
Convict's Code (1939) as Gregory Warren
Unmarried (1939) as Cash Enright
Trapped in the Sky (1939) as Jules Mann
While New York Sleeps (1939) as Ralph Simmons
It's a Wonderful World (1939) as Al Mallon
A runaway poetess helps a fugitive prove himself innocent of murder charges.
Suez (1938) as Marquis Du Brey
A young French nobleman dreams of building the Suez Canal.
Sharpshooters (1938) as Baron Orloff
Orphans of the Street (1938) as Parker
Trade Winds (1938) as Thomas Bruhm II
A private eye falls for the murderess he's pursuing.
In Old Chicago (1938) as General Phil Sheridan
Two Irish brothers become political and romantic rivals.
Straight Place and Show (1938) as Braddock
Three loonies become professional wrestlers to help a young man get into horse racing.
Down on the Farm (1938) as Political boss
Speed to Burn (1938) as [W. R.] Hastings
Charlie Chan at Monte Carlo (1938) as Victor Karnoff
Chan is on a gambling vacation in Monaco. He is called upon to solve two murders. One is a casino messenger on his way to Paris with a million dollars in bonds. The other is a two-bit Chicago gangster recently tending bar in a Monte Carlo hotel. Everyone is suspect and a third of the dialogue is in French.
Wife, Doctor and Nurse (1937) as Dr. Therberg
The Fire Trap (1937) as Cedric McIntyre
Women Men Marry (1937) as Walter Wiley
A reporter''''s busy schedule keeps him from realizing his wife is having an affair with his editor.
Shadows of the Orient (1937) as King Moss
This Is My Affair (1937) as President Theodore Roosevelt
A saloon singer tries to reform a gangster, not knowing he's really an undercover detective.
Heidi (1937) as Sesemann
An orphaned girl tends goats for her grandfather until she's sold to serve as a disabled girl's companion.
The Last Gangster (1937) as Editor
When a notorious gangster gets out of prison, he vows revenge on the wife who left him.
John Meade's Woman (1937) as Rodney Bentley
A Doctor's Diary (1937) as Dr. Anson Ludlow
Girl Overboard (1937) as Alex LeMaire
Thank You, Mr. Moto (1937) as Herr [Eric] Koerger
An Asian detective competes with treasure-hunters for the key to a priceless golden hoard.
Michael O'Halloran (1937) as Jim Minturn
The President's Mystery (1936) as George Sartos
Florida Special (1936) as Jack Macklyn
Woman Trap (1936) as [Riley] Ferguson
Missing Girls (1936) as Dan Collins
The House of Secrets (1936) as Tom Starr
Globe-trotter Barry Wilding (Leslie Fenton) intercedes when a man annoys Julie Kenmore (Muriel Evans) on a ship crossing the English Channel, but she refuses to tell him her name or address. Barry determines to find her in London, but he is summoned to a lawyer's office and informed that he has inherited "The Hawk's Nest", a large estate outside London. He has to sign a declaration that he will never sell the property. He arrives there and is roughly put off his own property be trespassers who have taken up residence. Despite offers to buy the estate and warnings to get out of England, Barry refuses to do either. Julie appears and tells Barry she is living at "The Hawk's Nest" and he must allow her and her father, Dr. Kenmore (Morgan Wallace), to continue to live there for at least six months, and he can not visit her there. But Barry continues to try to solve the mystery that surrounds his inheritance even after being attacked by three American gangsters. Barry tries to enlist the aid of Scotland Yard, but, for some unfathomable reason, they refuse to help him. Mystery piles on mystery before the amazing and unusual conclusion.
Early to Bed (1936) as Rex Daniels
Heart of the West (1936) as John Trumbull
The sixth of the Hopalong Cassidy films, with the story source credited to Clarence E. Mulford's "Mesquite Jenkins, Tumbleweed", finds Hopalong Cassidy (William Boyd) and his young pal, Johnny Nelson (Jimmy Ellison), leaving their Bar 20 home range to answer a letter oferring them jobs on the Tumbling-L Ranch of Big John Trumbull (Sidney Blackmer) near Yucca. Before they arrive in town, they save an old wrangler named Windy (George Hayes, long before there was a George "Gabby" Hayes) from drowning, who has been fired on from ambush as he was delivering a valuable stud bull to the depot. Windy, whose sole trusted weapon is a blacksnake whip, tells them he works for the Three-J Ranch adjoining Trumbull's spread. Hoppy and Johnny soon learn that Trumbull's outfit isn't the kind they want to work for, turn down the job offer, and take work with the Three-J, operated by easterner Jim Jordan (Charles Martin) and his sister Sally (Lynn Gabriel.) Jordan is planning on fencing in his grazing land, but Trunbull swears this won't happen because, unknown to the other ranchers, Trumbull's men have been driving rustled cattle through a pass on the Jordan land. Hoppy and Johnny aid Jordan in getting his fence up, while Trumbull's men first try to stop them by gun warfare and then by starting a stampede of rustled cattle toward the narrow pass where the fence is being erected. Hoppy dynamites a dam, releases a torrent of water, and then succeeds in turning back the herd on the rustlers. The troubles at the Three-J are over and Hoppy and Johnny head back to the Bar 20.
A Notorious Gentleman (1935) as Clayton Bradford
Streamline Express (1935) as Gilbert Landon
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.
The Girl Who Came Back (1935) as Bill Rhodes
Behind the Green Lights (1935) as Raymond Cortell
Derived loosely from the popular-in-its-day autobiography of NY Police captain Cornelius W. "The Gang Buster" Willemse. Mary Kennedy, the daughter of police lieutenant Jim Kennedy, works for an unethical criminal attorney and is corrupted by the association. But she sees the light when she twists the law to obtain the acquittal of a client and the man later shoots her father. Mary then enlists the aid of Detective Dave Britten in hopes of bringing down the crooks for whom she works.
Forced Landing (1935) as Tony Bernardi
Smart Girl (1935) as Harry Courtland
Great God Gold (1935) as "Lucky" John Hart
The Little Colonel (1935) as Swazey
After Southern belle Elizabeth Lloyd runs off to marry Yankee Jack Sherman, her father, a former Confederate colonel during the Civil War, vows to never speak to her again. Several years pass and Elizabeth returns to her home town with her husband and young daughter. The little girl charms her crusty grandfather and tries to patch things up between him and her mother.
The President Vanishes (1935) as D. L. Voorman
False Pretenses (1935) as Kenneth Alden
Down to Their Last Yacht (1934) as Barry Forbes
A society family gone bust uses their yacht for charter tours.
Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round (1934) as Lee Lother
Underworld king Lee Lother has been killed aboard a ocean liner, several people could have been the murderer. There is his mistress Anya Roysen, a married woman, who was jealous of his flirtations with his old moll, night club singer Sally Marsh, who had agreed for one last night with Lother, to get her younger brother Ned out of the Lother's clutches because he has faked Lother's name on a check to pay his gambling debts. Then there is Sally's new flame Jimmy Brett, a con man and gentlemen thief, who has out-tricked Lother in a fixed poker game, and is, together with shorty, after the ladies jewels. Inspector McKinney suspects Joe Saunders, a recently released convict, who was arrested due to some tips by Lother, but Ned and Sally insist that they committed the crime alone.
The Count of Monte Cristo (1934) as [Count Fernande de] Mondego
After escaping prison, an innocent man seeks revenge on the men who framed him.
This Man Is Mine (1934) as Mort Holmes
A woman fights to keep her husband from cheating.
Goodbye Love (1933) as Chester Hamilton
Cocktail Hour (1933) as [William] Lawton
Deluge (1933) as Martin [Webster]
The Wrecker (1933) as Tom Cummings
From Hell to Heaven (1933) as Cuff Billings
Little Caesar (1931) as Big Boy
A small-time hood shoots his way to the top, but how long can he stay there?
The Lady Who Dared (1931) as Charles Townsend
A blackmailer falls in love with his beautiful female victim.
Woman Hungry (1931) as Geoffrey Bland
It's a Wise Child (1931) as Steve
Kismet (1930) as Wazir Mansur
Hajj, a rascally beggar on the periphery of the court of Baghdad, schemes to marry his daughter to royalty and to win the heart of the queen of the castle himself.
Sweethearts and Wives (1930) as Anthony Peel
The Bad Man (1930) as Morgan Pell
Mother's Cry (1930) as Gerald Hart
A widowed mother struggles to raise her four children.
Strictly Modern (1930) as Heath Desmond
A Most Immoral Lady (1929) as Humphrey Sargeant
The Love Racket (1929) as Fred Masters

Cast (special)

Howdy (1970)
Music and comedy acts set against the social background of the fictional town of Mildew, Arkansas.
Sharpshooter, The (1958) as Judge Hanovan (Guest)
The pilot film for "The Rifleman." The story of Lucas McCain, alias "The Rifleman," and his young son, Mark, and their attempt to begin new lives as ranchers in North Fork, a growing New Mexico town. In the pilot episode, Lucas, newly arrived in North Fork, attempts to win the money he needs to bu
Little Foxes, The (1956) as Benjamin Hubbard
A taut drama set in the South in the later nineteenth century about the ruthless, amoral members of a decadent, well-to-do family.

Cast (short)

Teddy the Rough Rider (1940)
This short film follows the political career of president Theodore Roosevelt. Vitaphone Release 9666-9667.
The Monroe Doctrine (1939)
This short historical film focuses on the creation of the Monroe Doctrine. Vitaphone Release 9436-9437.
An Intimate Dinner in Celebration of Warner Bros. Silver Jubilee (1930)
In this short film, Mr. and Mrs. Warner Bros. Pictures host a dinner in honor of Warner Bros. Silver Jubilee.

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