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Also Known As: Manton Moreland Died: September 28, 1973
Born: September 3, 1902 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Monroe, Louisiana, USA Profession: actor

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Mantan Moreland was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Moreland's career in acting began with his roles in various films like the George Houston western "Frontier Scout" (1938), "Irish Luck" (1939) and "Chasing Trouble" (1940). He also appeared in "Mr. Washington Goes to Town" (1940), "Cracked Nuts" (1941) and "The Gang's All Here" (1941). His film career continued throughout the forties in productions like "Law of the Jungle" (1942), "Professor Creeps" (1942) and "Mexican Spitfire Sees a Ghost" (1942) with Lupe Velez. He also appeared in "Lucky Ghost" (1942). Toward the end of his career, he continued to act in the Sidney Toler adventure "The Shanghai Cobra" (1945), the Richard Conte mystery adaptation "The Spider" (1945) and "Dark Alibi" (1946). He also appeared in "Shadows Over Chinatown" (1946) and "The Trap" (1946). Moreland was most recently credited in the comedy "Spider Baby" (1994) with Lon Chaney Jr.. Moreland passed away in September 1973 at the age of 71.

Mantan Moreland was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Moreland's career in acting began with his roles in various films like the George Houston western "Frontier Scout" (1938), "Irish Luck" (1939) and "Chasing Trouble" (1940). He also appeared in "Mr. Washington Goes to Town" (1940), "Cracked Nuts" (1941) and "The Gang's All Here" (1941). His film career continued throughout the forties in productions like "Law of the Jungle" (1942), "Professor Creeps" (1942) and "Mexican Spitfire Sees a Ghost" (1942) with Lupe Velez. He also appeared in "Lucky Ghost" (1942). Toward the end of his career, he continued to act in the Sidney Toler adventure "The Shanghai Cobra" (1945), the Richard Conte mystery adaptation "The Spider" (1945) and "Dark Alibi" (1946). He also appeared in "Shadows Over Chinatown" (1946) and "The Trap" (1946). Moreland was most recently credited in the comedy "Spider Baby" (1994) with Lon Chaney Jr.. Moreland passed away in September 1973 at the age of 71.

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 The Biscuit Eater (1972) Waiter
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 Marriage: Year One (1971) Mechanic
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 Watermelon Man (1970) Counterman
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 Spider Baby (1968)
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 Enter Laughing (1967) Subway rider
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 The Sky Dragon (1949) Birmingham Brown
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 She's Too Mean for Me (1949) Mantan
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 Come on, Cowboy! (1949) Mantan Moreland
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