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Also Known As: Died: October 26, 1973
Born: December 1, 1891 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Suffolk, Virginia, USA Profession: actor

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James Bell was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Bell's earliest roles were in film, including the crime feature "I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang" (1932) with Paul Muni, "Private Detective 62" (1933) and the Charles Laughton dramatic adaptation "White Woman" (1933). He also appeared in "The King's Vacation" (1933) with George Arliss, the drama "My Friend Flicka" (1943) with Roddy McDowall and "So Proudly We Hail" (1943). He continued to act in productions like the Spencer Tracy drama "Sea of Grass" (1947), "Sealed Verdict" (1948) and the western "Roughshod" (1949) with Robert Sterling. He also appeared in the remake "Streets of Laredo" (1949) with Macdonald Carey. In the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in "Strategic Air Command" (1955), the western "Texas Lady" (1955) with Claudette Colbert and "Sincerely Yours" (1955) with Liberace. He also appeared in "Tribute to a Bad Man" (1956) and the Dale Robertson western "A Day of Fury" (1956). Bell was most recently credited in the foreign "Outlanders" (2008) with Jakub Tolak. Bell passed away in October 1973 at the age of 82.

James Bell was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Bell's earliest roles were in film, including the crime feature "I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang" (1932) with Paul Muni, "Private Detective 62" (1933) and the Charles Laughton dramatic adaptation "White Woman" (1933). He also appeared in "The King's Vacation" (1933) with George Arliss, the drama "My Friend Flicka" (1943) with Roddy McDowall and "So Proudly We Hail" (1943). He continued to act in productions like the Spencer Tracy drama "Sea of Grass" (1947), "Sealed Verdict" (1948) and the western "Roughshod" (1949) with Robert Sterling. He also appeared in the remake "Streets of Laredo" (1949) with Macdonald Carey. In the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in "Strategic Air Command" (1955), the western "Texas Lady" (1955) with Claudette Colbert and "Sincerely Yours" (1955) with Liberace. He also appeared in "Tribute to a Bad Man" (1956) and the Dale Robertson western "A Day of Fury" (1956). Bell was most recently credited in the foreign "Outlanders" (2008) with Jakub Tolak. Bell passed away in October 1973 at the age of 82.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Outlanders (2008)
2.
 Twilight of Honor (1963) Charles Crispin
3.
 Claudelle Inglish (1961) Josh
4.
 Posse From Hell (1961) Benson
5.
 -30- (1959) Ben Quinn
6.
 The Trap (1959) Sourdough
7.
 30 (1959) Ben Quinn
8.
 The Oregon Trail (1959) Jeremiah Cooper
9.
 In Love and War (1958) Sidney Lenaine
10.
 The Lonely Man (1957) Judge Hart
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Milestones close milestones

1921:
Stage acting debut
1932:
First film as actor

Education

Virginia Polytechnic Institute: -

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