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Also Known As: Died: September 7, 1994
Born: December 30, 1908 Cause of Death: heart problems
Birth Place: Prentice, Wisconsin, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Uranium Boom (1956) as Brad Collins
Ex-lumberjack Brad Collins (Dennis Morgan) and mining engineer Grady Mathews (William Talman) find uranium in the Colorado badlands. While Grady guards the claim, Brad goes to register it in town, where he meets and marries Jean Williams (Patricia Medina.) Returning to the claim, Brad learns that Jean was once Grady's fiancee, which is not a big stretch of the arm of coincidence in Sam Katzman's Clover Productions. Grady, as one would expect, is somewhat put out and leaves the mine in Brad's hands, while he hooks up with a confidence man and engineers a scheme to break the back of Brad's somewhat rapidly-created mining empire.
Pearl of the South Pacific (1955) as Dan Merrill
Two beachcombers with a yacht join woman-with-a-past Rita on a quest for black pearls on a secret island. Arrived, they find another white man has made himself high priest; but George, the latter's handome son, is fair game for Rita, who lands in the guise of a missionary! The inevitable conflict over the pearls brings violence and corruption to the quiet island.
The Gun That Won the West (1955) as Jim Bridger
A cavalry attempts to establish a chain of forts in the Sious Indian territory while simultaneously avoiding a war.
This Woman Is Dangerous (1952) as Dr. Ben Halleck
A female gangster learns she is losing her vision.
Cattle Town (1952) as Mike McGann
The mediator in a dispute between farmers and cattle men falls for the head rancher's daughter.
Raton Pass (1951) as Marc Challon
Painting the Clouds with Sunshine (1951) as Vince Nichols
Three chorus girls hit Las Vegas in search of rich husbands.
Perfect Strangers (1950) as David Campbell
A divorcee finds love with a married man while they both sit on a jury.
Pretty Baby (1950) as Sam Morley
A pair of advertising executives use a woman's child to snag a client.
The Lady Takes a Sailor (1949) as Bill Craig
A woman is saved from drowning by a mysterious submarine, but nobody believes her.
One Sunday Afternoon (1949) as Biff Grimes
A dentist in turn-of-the-century New York thinks he may have married the wrong girl.
It's a Great Feeling (1949) as Himself
When nobody at Warner Bros. will work with him, movie star Jack Carson decides to turn an unknown into his co-star.
Two Guys from Texas (1948) as Steve Carroll
Two vaudevillians on the run from crooks try to pass themselves off as cowboys.
To the Victor (1948) as Paul Taggart
An American blackmarketeer falls in love with the wife of Nazi collaborator.
Always Together (1948) as Character in movie
A dying millionaire gives his fortune to a working girl, then recovers and tries to get it back.
My Wild Irish Rose (1947) as Chauncey Olcott
Musical biography of Irish songwriter Chauncey Olcott.
Cheyenne (1947) as James Wylie
A gambler falls for the wife of the outlaw he's out to catch.
One More Tomorrow (1946) as Thomas Rufus Collier, III
A playboy and a lady photographer allow social differences to come between them.
Two Guys from Milwaukee (1946) as Prince Henry
A runaway prince in disguise takes up with a taxi driver.
The Time, the Place and the Girl (1946) as Steven Ross
Two producers and their girls look for a backer for their big show.
God Is My Co-Pilot (1945) as Col. Robert L. Scott
A flyer dismissed as too old fights to prove himself against the Japanese.
Christmas in Connecticut (1945) as Jefferson Jones
A homemaking specialist who can't boil water is forced to provide a family holiday for a war hero.
Shine on Harvest Moon (1944) as Jack Norworth
Song-filled look behind the scenes of vaudeville, based on the lives of Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth.
The Very Thought of You (1944) as Dave Stewart
In-law problems threaten a wartime marriage.
Hollywood Canteen (1944) as
A serviceman and a starlet find love at the star-staffed serviceman's center.
The Hard Way (1943) as Paul Collins
An ambitious woman doesn't care who she hurts in her drive to make her sister a star.
Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943) as Tommy Randolph
An Eddie Cantor look-alike organizes an all-star show to help the war effort.
The Desert Song (1943) as Paul Hudson, also known as El Khobar
Wings for the Eagle (1942) as Corky Jones
Dedicated aircraft workers compete for the same girl.
In This Our Life (1942) as [Dr.] Peter Kingsmill
A neurotic southerner steals her sister's husband then vies with her for another man.
Captains of the Clouds (1942) as Johnny Dutton
A mail flyer joins the Canadian air force for fun but has to prove his worth when he goes to war.
Bad Men of Missouri (1941) as Cole Younger
The Younger Brothers become outlaws to fight off carpetbaggers.
Kisses for Breakfast (1941) as Rodney Trask [also known as Happy Homes]
An amnesiac groom unknowingly marries a second time.
Affectionately Yours (1941) as Richard "Rickey" Mayberry
A foreign correspondent hurries home to stop his wife from getting a divorce.
Kitty Foyle (1940) as Wyn Strafford
A girl from the wrong side of the tracks endures scandal and heartbreak when she falls for a high-society boy.
Three Cheers for the Irish (1940) as Angus Ferguson
A Scottish lad and Irish lass risk their families' wrath by marrying.
Tear Gas Squad (1940) as Tommy McCabe
A brave young policeman single-handedly takes on a vicious criminal gang.
Flight Angels (1940) as Chick Farber
Airline stewardesses vie for the love of a dashing pilot.
River's End (1940) as John Keith/Sergeant Derry Conniston
In the Canadian wilderness, an accused murderer takes the place of a dead Mountie.
The Fighting 69th (1940) as Lieutenant Ames
A braggart soldier learns the true meaning of heroism when he joins World War I's all-Irish unit.
No Place to Go (1939) as Joe Plummer
An aging man clashes with his social-climbing daughter-in-law.
The Return of Dr. X (1939) as [Dr.] Michael Rhodes
A murderer returns from the grave with a thirst for blood.
Waterfront (1939) as Jim Dolen
A hard-living dockworker finds religion until his brother is murdered.
Persons in Hiding (1939) as Flagler
Men with Wings (1938) as Galton
King of Alcatraz (1938) as First Mate Rogers
A group of prisoners break out of Alcatraz and hijack a passenger ship.
Illegal Traffic (1938) as Cagey Miller
Song of the City (1937) as Tommy
A shipwrecked socialite becomes a man when he''s pulled out of San Francisco Bay by Italian-American fishermen.
Mama Steps Out (1937) as "Chuck" Thompson
A dizzy society matron runs wild on the Riviera.
Navy Blue and Gold (1937) as Lieutenant of Marines
Three buddies fight to survive the rigorous training at Annapolis.
Suzy (1936) as Officer [Lt. Chabrey]
A French air ace discovers that his showgirl wife's first husband is still alive.
The Great Ziegfeld (1936) as Singer in "A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody" number
Lavish biography of Flo Ziegfeld, the producer who became Broadway's biggest starmaker.
Piccadilly Jim (1936) as Band singer
A cartoonist pokes fun at his widowed father's future in-laws.
I Conquer the Sea! (1936) as Tommy

Cinematography (feature film)

Revenge of Billy the Kid (1991)
A goat gives birth to a half-man, half-goat mutant kid, on a desolate island where a crude family lives alone.

Music (feature film)

Message in a Bottle (1999)
Following a hurtful divorce, a female journalist takes a solitary holiday to rebuild her self-esteem and boost her determination never to be vulnerable again. However, she soon has a change of heart when, during a walk along the seashore, she discovers a mysterious message-in-a bottle that houses a passionate love letter signed simply "G." Moved by the letter's poetry and heart-wrenching romanticism, she embarks on a journey to find "G" and ultimately the restoration of her own broken faith in the promise of love.
Harley Davidson And The Marlboro Man (1991)
Story of two bikers who rob the wrong armored car in order to save their friends bar. Instead, they end up with tons of drugs and must deal with the mobsters and police chasing them.
Kuffs (1991)
A young man winds up in charge of a police station.
Navy Seals (1990)
While rescuing a naval helicopter crew, being held captive in a Middle Eastern seaport, an elite United States military commando team discovers a secret cache of American-made nuclear missiles, yet inadvertently releases the terrorist leader who plans to unleash them on an unsuspecting world.
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988)
A man returns from Vietnam to his ghetto neighborhood, only to find it run by the neighborhood thugs.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Fade to Black (1980)
Eric is an obsessive movie fan works at a film distributor warehouse and screens old movies in his bedroom at night. When Eric runs into Marilyn O'Connor, a look-alike for Marilyn Monroe, he goes over the edge into a real psychosis and she becomes the target of his obsession. After believing that h

Cast (special)

Old Man and the City, The (1963) as Dr Clay Maitland
Incidents in the lives of the people of Adamsburg, a small American town, as seen through the eyes of a kindly judge (Fairbrother), who attempts to prevent Big Jake Hollander from purchasing and closing down the factory that supports the town.

Cast (short)

I Am An American (1944)
This short film follows the history of a Polish family and its contributions to the war effort throughout U.S. history. Vitaphone Release 1266A.
Stars on Horseback (1943)
In this short film, a master blacksmith makes house calls to Hollywood stars'' homes to pamper their horse''s hooves. Vitaphone Release 1107A.
March On, Marines (1940)
Short film that was used to boost U.S. public morale and draw interest to the marines due to the inevitable conflict of WWII. Vitaphone Release 9954-9955.

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