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Also Known As: Died: September 8, 1967
Born: July 4, 1886 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

The Last Hurrah (1958) as
A political boss faces changing times as he runs for re-election.
It Conquered the World (1956) as George Haskell
One of several remaining members of its race, an alien from Venus is guided to Earth by disgruntled scientist Tom Anderson, who tells it which humans it should attach mind control devices to. Among them is his old friend, fellow scientist Paul Nelson. Nelson, after killing a flying bat-thing which carries the device, finally persuades the paranoid Anderson that he's been wrong to ally himself with an alien bent on world domination. They hurriedly leave when they discover Tom's wife has picked up a rifle and gone to the alien's cave to try to kill it.
Crime Wave (1954) as Floor guard
A reformed parolee is caught in the middle when a wounded former cellmate seeks him out for shelter.
The Lawless Breed (1953) as McNelly
Released from jail, John Wesley Hardin leaves an account of his life with the local newspaper. It tells of his overly religious father, his resulting life of cards and guns, and his love for his step-sister replaced on her death during a gun fight with that for dance-hall girl Rosie.
All I Desire (1953) as Dr. Tomlin
A stage star returns to the small-town family she deserted.
Phone Call from a Stranger (1952) as Mr. Sawyer
David Trask, the sole survivor of an airplane crash, takes it upon himself to contact the families of the various victims. He is quite surprised at who he finds: the wife and son of a troubled doctor; a domineering mother-in-law of an aspiring actress; and the invalid wife of an obnoxious traveling salesman.
Stars and Stripes Forever (1952) as Senator
A film biography of the composer John Philip Sousa.
Indian Uprising (1952) as Sheriff
It's 1885 in Arizona and an Army Captain has dispersed his troops to keep the whites off of Government land thereby keeping the peace with the Apaches. But there are those in Tucson that want the miners back looking for gold and they put pressure on officials in Washington. Soon a new commander arrives, the troops are recalled, and the miners go after gold. Whites then kill a miner with an arrow so they can attack the Indians hoping the troops wipe them out when they retaliate.
Union Station (1950) as Detective
A secretary gets caught up in the hunt for kidnappers.
Up in Central Park (1948) as Official
Best Man Wins (1948) as Capt. Grayson
The Hunted (1948) as Detective
A police detective investigating a jewel robbery discovers evidence that points to his girlfriend as the culprit, although she claims she was framed.
Smart Woman (1948) as Vine
A crusading DA falls for a defense attorney with a criminal past.
Blazing Across the Pecos (1948) as Matt Carter
Here Comes Trouble (1948) as Chief McClure
A newspaper publisher and his ace reporter try to solve the murder of a blackmailing stripper.
An Act of Murder (1948) as Bailiff
When a judge learns his wife has terminal brain cancer, he begins to consider mercy-killing.
The Guilt of Janet Ames (1947) as Police sergeant
A hard-drinking reporter tries to help the embittered widow of the soldier who had saved his life during the war.
Big Town (1947) as Chief of Police Berkeley
The initial entry in the Pine-Thomas series based on the "Big Town" radio series finds Steve Wilson (Philip Reed) as a newly-hired managing editor brought on board to liven up "The Illustrated Press" newspaper. He runs into problems with two of the paper's star reporters, Lorelei Kilbourne (Hillary Brooke) and Pete Ryan (Robert Lowery), when his aggressive demands that they employ a yellow journalism type of reporting to build circulation, and they both resign to work for another newspaper. Wilson begins to realize that while his type of journalism does build circulation, it has also brought ruin and disgrace to some innocent victims. Lorelei and Pete are brought back by Wilson with his promise that "The Illustrated Press" will become a crusader against evil.
The Guilty (1947) as Tim McGinniss
Blonde Alibi (1946) as Allen
Just Before Dawn (1946) as Cummings
A criminal psychologist is tricked into injecting a diabetic with poison instead of insulin.
Deadline for Murder (1946) as Charles
The Face of Marble (1946) as Norton
A mad scientist''''s attempts to revive the dead go haywire when he runs into a voodoo priestess.
The Mysterious Mr. Valentine (1946) as Det. Lt. Milo Jones
A young girl gets a flat tire, and ends up with her car being stolen. Her car is involved in an accident resulting in a man's death, and the body is planted in her car by gangsters to make it look like she was driving. The gangsters soon try to blackmail her about the body, then force her into helping them in their criminal activities.
Valley of the Zombies (1946) as Blair
Dr. Maynard (Charles Trowbridge) tells Dr. Terry Evans (Robert Livingston) and his nurse, Susan Drake (Lorna Grey as Adrian Booth), about the theft of ten pints of blood from his lab. Later, he is visited by Ormand Murks (Ian Keith), a man Maynard had once had committed to an insane asylum and who later died from an operation, and Maynard learns that Murks is an example of living death whose abnormality is counter-acted only by blood. The doctor soon becomes Murk's unwilling blood donor. Murks' brother Fred (Earle Hodgins) threatens to expose him and he too is murdered. Terry and Susan find Maynard's body near an abandoned graveyard and this leads them to an estate where a partially obscured sign reads:"Murks Bros.,Undertakers." Susan is kidnapped.
The Devil's Mask (1946) as Capt. Quinn
A detective tries to identify a shrunken head found in a crashed cargo plane.
The Big Sleep (1946) as Wilde
Private eye Philip Marlowe investigates a society girl's involvement in the murder of a pornographer.
Shady Lady (1945) as Bowen
Circumstantial Evidence (1945) as Detective
A young lad has his fine new hatchet confiscated by a grumpy baker. The boy's hot-headed father tries to get it back, but this results in a fight in which onlookers seem to see the father use the disputed weapon to strike and kill the baker. At the resulting murder trial, their evidence on this point becomes a matter of life-and-death.
Scarlet Street (1945) as Chief of detectives
A middle aged wouldbe painter falls into the clutches of an unscrupulous woman.
How Doooo You Do!!! (1945) as Himself
Why Girls Leave Home (1945) as Reilly
Diana Leslie (Pamela Blake) is rescued from drowning by reporter Chris Williams (Sheldon Leonard). The latter believes it is an attempted murder rather than the suicide indicated by a note, since the girl had made an appointment to meet him at the dock. The story is told in flashback as Williams visits the people who know Diana. The parents (Virginia Brissac and Joel Friedkin) feel responsible as, against their wishes, Diana had accompanied musician Jimmie Lobo (Elisha Cook Jr.) to the Kitten Club and had gotten a job as a singer but they had not seen her following an argument when she came home that ended with her being slapped by her brother Ted (Fred Kohler Jr.). One of the Kitten Club showgirls, Flo (Constance Worth) tells Chris that when Diane came to the club for an audition, she incurred the wrath of the heavy-drinking featured singer Marianne Mason (Claudia Drake) and club owner Steve Raymond (Paul Gulifoye) delegated her to the hostess ranks of girls whose job was to steer customers to the illegal gambling. This led to a couple of suckers, Wilbur Harris (Walter Baldwin) and Ed Blake (Robert Emmett Keane), losing heavily in the crooked game with Harris committing suicide and Blake being killed in the the ensuing melee.
The Hidden Eye (1945) as Inspector Delaney
Blind detective Duncan Maclaine uses his other senses to piece together confusing clues behind a murder.
The Woman in the Window (1944) as Inspector Jackson
A seductive woman gets an innocent professor mixed up in murder.
Roger Touhy, Gangster (1944) as Jury foreman
The Crime Doctor's Strangest Case (1943) as Yarnell
A criminal psychologist searches for clues in an elderly crime victim's dreams.
No Place for a Lady (1943) as Captain Baker
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) as Stage manager
A musical portrait of composer/singer/dancer George M. Cohan. From his early days as a child-star in his family's vaudeville show up to the time of his comeback at which he received a medal from the president for his special contributions to the US, this is the life- story of George M. Cohan, who produced, directed, wrote and starred in his own musical shows for which he composed his famous songs.
Law of the Tropics (1941) as Maguire
A night-club singer on the lam marries a South American rubber planter to escape the law.
Oh, Johnny, How You Can Love (1940) as Chief of police
La Conga Nights (1940) as Agent
Hot Steel (1940) as Detective
Love, Honor, and Oh-Baby! (1940) as District Attorney
In despair after breaking up with his girlfriend, a man hires a thug he has never seen to kill him. However, he changes his mind when he falls in love with another woman--but he can't stop the man trying to kill him because he doesn't know who he is.
Women Without Names (1940) as Detective-Sergeant Ken Reardon
Construction engineer Fred MacNeil (Robert Paige) meets waitress Joyce King (Ellen Drew) at a hamburger stand and she accepts his invitation to see her home. Joyce is unaware she is being trailed by two detectives on the trail of her former husband, Walter Ferris (John McGuire). Joyce tells Fred that her ex-husband is a wanted criminal, but Fred waves aside her objections and they make plans to marry and honeymoon in Tennessee. Following the wedding, they return to the house after Ferris, accompanied by Peggy Athens (Judith Barrett), has broken in. Caught by Detective Reardon (Thomas E. Jackson), Ferris kills the officer and escapes. McNeil and Joyce arrive immediately afterwards and are accused of the killing by the neighbors. John Marlin (John Miljan), assistant District Attorney, railroads the lovers because he wants to use their prosecution to boost his drive for the District Attorney post.Fred is sentenced to hang and Joyce is given life in prison.
Golden Gloves (1940) as Sgt. Piersall
Free, Blonde and 21 (1940) as Inspector Saunders
A Fugitive from Justice (1940) as Corkery
An insurance investigator gets caught between cops and crooks when he hides the beneficiary of a million-dollar policy.
Castle on the Hudson (1940) as First reporter
A hardened crook behind bars comes up against a reform-minded warden.
Millionaires in Prison (1940) as Warden Hammond
Four convicts volunteer as medical guinea pigs to win early paroles.
Girl from God's Country (1940) as Poker player
Beau Geste (1939) as Colonel in recruiting office
Three brothers in the French foreign legion fight off murderous Arabs and a sadistic sergeant.
Another Thin Man (1939) as Detective
Not even the joys of parenthood can stop married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles from investigating a murder on a Long Island estate.
Nancy Drew... Reporter (1939) as Bostwick
A teen-aged sleuth sets out to prove a young girl innocent of murder charges.
The Escape (1939) as Police lieutenant
An embittered Louie Peronni (Edward Norris) returns from prison to find that his sister, Juli Peronni (Amanda Duff), is engaged to policeman Eddie Farrell (Kane Richmond), and also finds that his secret wife Annie Qualen (June Gale) has placed their baby girl in a foundling home. With his old gang again, Louie plans a robbery of a fur warehouse. Louie shoots down the night watchman and is trailed home where his father Guiseppe Peronni (Henry Armetta) persuades him not to fight it out with the police. Determined to let Louie take the full rap, the gang kidnaps the district attorney's daughter. Annie informs Louie that the kidnapped child is really their own and was adopted from the foundling home.
Mystery of the White Room (1939) as Mack Spencer
Stronger Than Desire (1939) as Thompson
A lawyer's wife keeps mum as her husband defends an innocent woman for the crime she committed.
I Stand Accused (1938) as Gilroy
Fred, a young lawyer fresh out of school, climbs quickly to success as the mouthpiece for a gangland mob. His friend Paul, however, reaches equally quick success - in the district attorney's office. Inevitably, they meet on opposite sides of the courtroom.
Torchy Gets Her Man (1938) as Gloomy
Female reporter Torchy Blane tries to crack a counterfeiting case.
Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) as City editor
Childhood friends on opposite sides of the law fight over the future of a street gang.
The Amazing Doctor Clitterhouse (1938) as Connors
A doctor plots crimes so he can study criminal psychology.
The Jury's Secret (1938) as Jackson, editor
Bill Sheldon (Larry J. Blake as Larry Blake) has a grudge against Midland City newspaper publisher Brandon Williams (Samuel S. Hinds) as Sheldon blames the city's recent flood against Williams for using his power and influence to hold up government flood control money. When Williams is found murdered, Sheldon is charged with the crime that was actually committed by Walter Russell (Kent Taylor), the paper's rebel editorial writer. Ney York reporter Linda Ware (Fay Wray) arrives to cover the story and finds that Russell, her old sweetheart, is on the jury hearing Sheldon's trial. She also discovers that he is the killer. Russell forces an acquittal and, before another trial can be held, realizes that his conscience will not permit him to let Sheldon be tried again.
International Crime (1938) as Commissioner Weston
Lamont Cranston, amatuer criminologist and detective, with a daily radio program, sponsored by the Daily Classic newspaper, has developed a friendly feud that sometimes passes the friendly stage with Police Commissioner Weston (Thomas Jackson.) He complains to his managing editor, Edward Heath (Oscar O'Shea), over the problems that have developed in his department since Phoebe Lane (Astrid Allwyn) has been hired as his assistant. He is advised to forget it since she is the publisher's niece. During his broadcast about Honest John (William Pawley), a famous safe cracker who has served his time, Phoebe gives him a note that the Metropolitan Theatre is to be robbed at eight o'clock and she is so insistent that he adds it as his closing note. Off the air, he learns she got the information from a man she met in a cafe who had an honest face. Cranston goes to the theatre where Weston and his men have gathered and, of course, nothing happens but, across town, a safe is blown at the home of international banker Gerald Morton and the banker is killed.Cranston arrives there ahead of the police and discovers enough evidence to show him that it wasn't just a simple robbery with the banker accidently killed. The irate Weston has him jailed as a material witness, but Phoebe comes through with a habeas corpus in time for him to make his broadcast. Honest John crashes into the studio with a gun and demands that Cranston exonerates him over the air from the police suspicion that he committed the robbery. Weston rushes to the studio but Honest John has escaped. Cranston takes Phoebe on a tour of night clubs hoping she will spot the man who gave her the robbery message. She does and Cranston poses as a new arrival from Europe and learns that the man is Flotow (William von Brincken) and his companion is Starkov (Tennen Holtz.) They make a date for lunch the next day. While they are waiting for him to join them for lunch, Cranston breaks into Flathow's apartment where he meets Phoebe who also has had the same idea. A phone call is answered and Morton's butler (Paul Panzer) says there is a meeting at the Morton home that afternoon.
Crime Takes a Holiday (1938) as Brennan
Blondes at Work (1938) as Parker
Even a jail term for contempt can't keep reporter Torchy Blane from investigating the case of a murdered department store owner.
The Lady in the Morgue (1938) as Strom
She's No Lady (1937) as First detective
Outcast (1937) as
Dead End (1937) as Detective
A killer returns to his childhood home to plot his escape from the law.
Dangerous Holiday (1937) as Marty
Let Them Live (1937) as Foster
The Westland Case (1937) as Strom
Her Husband Lies (1937) as "Omaha" Johnson
Fugitive in the Sky (1936) as Dave Brandon
A flight carrying government agents and gangsters must land in a dust storm.
The Magnificent Brute (1936) as Maxwell
Below the Deadline (1936) as Pearson
Little Miss Nobody (1936) as Dutch Miller
A girl gets into trouble at her orphanage and is sent away to reform school. She escapes en route but is found and brought to trial. Her father is the prosecutor.
The Preview Murder Mystery (1936) as Detective McKane
A Man Betrayed (1936) as Ryan
Hollywood Boulevard (1936) as Detective
A Son Comes Home (1936) as District Attorney
It Had to Happen (1936) as Mayor's secretary
A poor boy (Raft) rises to power in politics. When the banker (Dinehart) husband of his secret love (Russell) takes money and flees the country, he replaces the lost amount and becomes implicated in the crime.
The Accusing Finger (1936) as Logan
An attorney is responsible for sending an innocent man to jail for a murder he did not commit. He soon gets a taste of his own medicine when his wife is murdered and no one will believe him when he claims he didn't do it.
Wanted! Jane Turner (1936) as
A postal detective tracks the gang that robbed a mail truck and killed the driver.
Grand Jury (1936) as Stroble
A small town man mounts a civic crusade to bring a local gang of racketeers to justice.
Beware of Ladies (1936) as Albert Simmons
The Call of the Wild (1935) as "Tex" Rickard
Jack Thornton has trouble winning enough at cards for the stake he needs to get to the Alaska gold fields. His luck changes when he pays $250 for Buck, a sled dog that is part wolf to keep him from being shot by an arrogant Englishman also headed for the Yukon.
She Couldn't Take It (1935) as Spieler
Carnival (1935) as "Mac"
When he''''s widowed, a puppeteer goes into hiding to maintain custody of his son.
The Irish in Us (1935) as Doc Mullins
The sons of an Irish family have to choose among police work, prize fighting and love.
Gold Diggers of 1935 (1935) as Haggarty
A socialite is bamboozled into producing a stage show in her home.
The Case of the Curious Bride (1935) as Toots Howard
Perry Mason helps a young woman whose supposedly dead husband suddenly returns to life.
George White's 1935 Scandals (1935) as Stage manager
Special Agent (1935) as Policeman
A government agent poses as a newspaperman to get the goods on a mobster.
The Thin Man (1934) as Reporter
A husband-and-wife detective team takes on the search for a missing inventor and almost get killed for their efforts.
Melody in Spring (1934) as House detective
The Personality Kid (1934) as Rankin
Success corrupts a young prizefighter and leads him to neglect his wife.
Manhattan Melodrama (1934) as Richard Snow
Boyhood friends grow up on opposite sides of the law.
Name the Woman (1934) as Frank Martin
George White's Scandals (1934) as Al Burke
Opening with a credit line that reads "Entire production conceived, created and directed by George White," a film evolves where the only plot line is a thin backstage romance between Jimmy Martin (Rudy Vallee) and Kitty Donnelly (Alice Faye)in and around a dozen or more sketches, revues, black-outs and singing and dancing turns. Made before the birth of the production code, reviewers of the day found much to object about in the implications of Alice Faye's "Nasty Man" song with the Meglin Kiddies, and the dog action in the "Your Dog Loves My Dog" number by Vallee, Faye, Jimmy Durante and Dixie Dunbar. The geometric dance arrangements used in the Vallee, Durante and Cliff Edwards "Every Day Is Father's Day" was not cause for Busby Berkeley to lose any sleep.
The Secret Bride (1934) as Daniels
A district attorney secretly marries the daughter of a man he's trying to convict.
No More Women (1934) as Detective
From Hell to Heaven (1933) as Lynch
Advice to the Lovelorn (1933) as Detective
Los Angeles newspaper reporter Toby Prentiss is continually in trouble with his editor. He is demoted to running the paper's "Miss Lonelyhearts" advice column because he missed the scoop on a major earthquake whilst out on the town. Determined to be fired from the column he starts to give crazy advice to the readers, but this only makes him even more popular.
The Avenger (1933) as McCall
Myrt and Marge (1933) as Jackson
Strictly Personal (1933) as "Boots" Reardon
Terror Aboard (1933) as Captain [Derick] Alison
Parachute Jumper (1933) as [Lieut.] Coffey
A gangster victimizes three friends trying to get jobs.
The Reckoning (1932) as The detective
Strange Justice (1932) as Jackson
A crooked banker and his assistant devise a scheme to frame an ex-con for their crime.
Doctor X (1932) as Editor
A reporter investigates a series of cannibalistic murders at a medical college.
The Strange Love of Molly Louvain (1932) as
A woman's bad taste in men leads to pregnancy out of wedlock.
Afraid to Talk (1932) as Beachley
Escapade (1932) as Bennie
Big City Blues (1932) as Quelkin
A country boy finds love and heartache in New York City.
Week-end Marriage (1932) as Policeman
When her husband loses his job, a woman risks her marriage to become the breadwinner.
Unashamed (1932) as Captain Riorden
A society girl''''s brother goes on trial for killing her lover.
Little Caesar (1931) as Sergeant Flaherty
A small-time hood shoots his way to the top, but how long can he stay there?
Reckless Living (1931) as McManus
The Lawless Woman (1931) as Paddy Reardon
The Devil Plays (1931) as
Women Go on Forever (1931) as Baly, the detective
24 Hours (1931) as Police commissioner
Sweepstakes (1931) as The Dude
A jockey who was falsely accused of cheating and barred from the horse track becomes a singing waiter in Tijuana
Double Cross Roads (1930) as Deuce Wilson
For the Defense (1930) as Daly
An attorney, who specializes in springing criminals out of prison, is faced with a moral dilemma when his girlfriend drunkenly kills a pedestrian with her car and another man takes the blame.
Good News (1930) as Coach
A college football star falls for his mousy French tutor.
The Fall Guy (1930) as "Nifty" Herman
An unemployed druggist gets mixed up with gangsters.
Broadway (1929) as Dan McCorn
Ruler of the Road (1918) as John Bennett
The Man of the Hour (1914) as Sheriff Smith

Music (feature film)

Stomp the Yard (2007)
When DJ, a troubled youth from Los Angeles, moves to Atlanta to attend Truth University, he discovers "stepping," the age-old style of dance traditionally done in African-American Fraternities, where teams demonstrate complex moves and create rhythmic sounds by using their bodies. DJ''s raw talent and hip-hop inspired moves quickly place him at the center of a fierce rivalry between two fraternities, the winner of which will be determined in a front of a sold-out arena at the annual stepping championships. But before he can help his teammates, he must battle his own demons and learn the true meaning of brotherhood.
High Fidelity (2000) as Composer
Rob Gordon is the owner of a semi-failing record store in Chicago where he sells music the old fashioned way- on vinyl. He''s a self-professed music junkie who spends his days at Championship Vinyl with his two employees Dick and Barry. Although they have an encyclopedic knowledge of pop music and are consumed with the music scene and creating their all-time favorite top-five lists of subject specific songs, it''s of no help to Rob whose needle skips the love groove when his long-time girlfriend Laura walks out on him. As Rob examines his failed attempts at romance and happiness the process finds him being dragged kicking and screaming into adulthood.

Post Production (feature film)

Rainbow 'Round My Shoulder (1952) as Asst Technicolor tech

Misc. Crew (special)

America's War on Poverty (1995) as Series Academic Advisor
An examination of the U.S. poverty programs created during the 1960s.

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