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Also Known As: Mert La Varr, Mort La Verre Died:
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John Merton was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Merton kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "Bar 20 Rides Again" (1935), the western "The Eagle's Brood" (1935) with James Ellison and "Wildcat Trooper" (1936) with Kermit Maynard. He also appeared in "Lightnin' Bill Carson" (1936) with Tim McCoy, "The Vigilantes Are Coming" (1936) and the McCoy Tim western "The Lion's Den" (1936). He kept working in film throughout the thirties, starring in the thriller "Fury Below" (1938) with Russell Gleason, "Gunsmoke Trail" (1938) with Jack Randall and "Land of Fighting Men" (1938). He also appeared in the Gene Austin western "Songs and Saddles" (1938). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Ray Corrigan western "Bullets and Saddles" (1943), "Land of Hunted Men" (1943) and "Brick Bradford" (1948). He also appeared in "Along the Sundown Trail" (2011). Merton was most recently credited in "Brenda Starr, Reporter" (2011). Merton passed away in September 1959 at the age of 58.

John Merton was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Merton kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "Bar 20 Rides Again" (1935), the western "The Eagle's Brood" (1935) with James Ellison and "Wildcat Trooper" (1936) with Kermit Maynard. He also appeared in "Lightnin' Bill Carson" (1936) with Tim McCoy, "The Vigilantes Are Coming" (1936) and the McCoy Tim western "The Lion's Den" (1936). He kept working in film throughout the thirties, starring in the thriller "Fury Below" (1938) with Russell Gleason, "Gunsmoke Trail" (1938) with Jack Randall and "Land of Fighting Men" (1938). He also appeared in the Gene Austin western "Songs and Saddles" (1938). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Ray Corrigan western "Bullets and Saddles" (1943), "Land of Hunted Men" (1943) and "Brick Bradford" (1948). He also appeared in "Along the Sundown Trail" (2011). Merton was most recently credited in "Brenda Starr, Reporter" (2011). Merton passed away in September 1959 at the age of 58.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Omar Khayyam (1957) Nobleman
2.
 Frontier Gambler (1956) Shorty
3.
 The Ten Commandments (1956) Architect's assistant
4.
 Son of Sinbad (1955) Guard
5.
 Phantom of the Rue Morgue (1954) Attendant
6.
 Saginaw Trail (1953) Al
7.
 The Big Heat (1953)
8.
 Androcles and the Lion (1953) Officer
9.
 The Old West (1952)
10.
 The Lion and the Horse (1952) Man at rodeo
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