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Also Known As: Died: October 15, 1958
Born: September 2, 1889 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Two Knights from Brooklyn (1949)
The owners of a taxi company fight off gangsters and a sinister health guru.
Alias a Gentleman (1948) as Charnell
An aging convict tries to keep his daughter from following in his footsteps.
Variety Time (1948) as Jack Drinkwater
Jack Paar introduces musical numbers and comic bits from RKO films.
Down to Earth (1947) as Sleeping man
The goddess of the dance comes to Earth to take over a musical lampooning the gods.
Linda, Be Good (1947) as Jim Benson
Variety Girl (1947) as Busboy, Brown Derby
Dozens of star and character-actor cameos and a message about the Variety Club (show-business charity) are woven into a framework about two hopeful young ladies who come to Hollywood, exchange identities, and cause comic confusion (with slapstick interludes) throughout the Paramount studio.
The Sin of Harold Diddlebock (1947) as James B. Smoke
When he loses his job, a middle-aged bookkeeper goes out on the town.
No Leave, No Love (1946) as Drunk
During a whirlwind two-day pass in New York, a sailor falls in love with an Englishwoman.
The Kid from Brooklyn (1946) as Guest
A shy milkman gets into boxing when he turns out to have a killer punch.
The Hoodlum Saint (1946) as Drunk
After finding religion, a cynical newspaperman tries to help young hoods.
Nocturne (1946) as Drunk
A police detective refuses to believe a composer''s death was suicide.
Bringing Up Father (1946) as Norton
Blue Skies (1946) as Drunk
Vaudeville partners spend years vying for the same beautiful woman.
The Strange Mr. Gregory (1946) as Drunk
A magician fakes his own death to catch a murderer.
Shadows Over Chinatown (1946) as Cosgrove
Chinese detective Charlie Chan (Sidney Toler) is on his way to San Francisco to take over a murder case when he meets a woman, Mrs. Conover (Mary Gordon), who is searching for her missing daughter and a young man, Jeff Tilford (Bruce Kellogg), who is looking for his missing fiancee. Investigation by Charlie discloses they are both looking for the same girl, Mary Conover (Tanis Chandler). Chan eventually uncovers a murder gang, which has been collecting the life insurance of its victims.
Lady Luck (1946) as Bartenders
A woman from a family of gamblers marries one and tries to reform him.
Lady on a Train (1945) as Santa Claus
A young woman enlists a mystery writer to help her solve a murder when the corpse vanishes.
Wonder Man (1945) as Drunk at table
A murdered nightclub star possesses a mild-mannered look-alike to bring his killers to justice.
Strange Confession (1945) as Boarder
Man Alive (1945) as Willie the Wino
A man thought dead returns as a ghost to scare off his wife''''s suitors.
The Naughty Nineties (1945) as Drunk
In the gay '90s, cardsharps take over a Mississippi riverboat from a kindly captain. Their first act is to change the showboat into a floating gambling house. A ham actor and his bumbling sidekick try to devise a way to help the captain regain ownership of the vessel.
Captain Tugboat Annie (1945) as Shiftless
Her Highness and the Bellboy (1945) as Mr. Pook
A hotel bellboy is the unlikely choice to escort a visiting princess, over the protests of his invalid girlfriend.
Flame of Barbary Coast (1945) as Byline Conners
Duke falls for Flaxen in the Barbary Coast in turn-of-the-century San Francisco. He loses money to crooked gambler Tito, goes home and PL: learns to gamble, and returns. After he makes a fortune he opens his own place with Flaxen as the entertainer. The 1906 quake destroys his place.
The Scarlet Clue (1945) as Willie Rand
Charlie Chan tracks down a spy ring that has stolen plans for a new radar system.
Two O'Clock Courage (1945) as Drunk
An amnesiac discovers he's wanted for murder.
Hold That Blonde (1945) as A drunk
Ogden Spencer Trulow III (Eddie Bracken) is a wealthy kleptomaniac who turned to stealing when he was spurned by a girl. His psychoanalyst advises him to find another girl for a cure. He fastens his interest upon Sally Martin (Veronica Lake), who happens to be engaged upon helping some crooks steal a valuable necklace. Complications include two scantily attired individuals, one of them drunk, clinging to the cornice of a skyscraper and a large band of crooks in quest of the precious jewels.
A Guy, a Gal, and a Pal (1945) as Norton
Helen Carter is wooed by two men and she is torn between the financial security offered Granville Breckinridge and happiness love she feels for serviceman Jimmy Jones.
Fashion Model (1945) as Herbert
When two employees of a clothing factory are murdered, the shadow of suspicion falls upon a lowly stock boy.
Hail the Conquering Hero (1944) as Regular band leader
A group of veterans help a small-town fraud convince his family he was a war hero.
Barbary Coast Gent (1944) as Drunk
A bandit from the gold fields moves to San Francisco and tries to go straight.
Make Your Own Bed (1944) as Drunk
Detectives masquerade as butler and maid to get the goods on a crook.
Going My Way (1944) as Mr. Lilley
A young priest revitalizes a failing parish and brings new life to the elder priest.
Once Upon a Time (1944) as Customer
A Broadway producer finds fame with his new act -- a dancing caterpillar.
The Story of Dr. Wassell (1944) as Passenger in companionway
A Navy doctor fights to help wounded sailors escape the Japanese during World War II.
Ghost Catchers (1944) as Wilbur Duffington
And the Angels Sing (1944) as Drunk
The singing/dancing Angel sisters, Nancy (Dorothy Lamour), Bobby (Betty Hutton), Josie (Diana Lynn) and Patti (Mimi Chandler), aren't interested in performing together, and this plays havoc with the plans of Pop Angel (Raymond Walburn) to buy a soy bean farm. They do accept an offer of ten dollars to sing at a dubious night club on the edge of town where a band led by Happy Marshall (Fred MacMurray) is playing. Bobby takes the ten dollars and runs it up to $190 at the dice table. Happy hits on Nancy but she rebuffs him. He doesn't have the money to pay his band and borrows the gambling winnings from Bobby on the pretext that he will give her a job with his band. Bobby discovers the next day that Happy has hastily departed for New York. The girls follow to a night club where he is working and, after an audition, the manager is willing to give Happy a contract if the girls will sing with his band.
Shine on Harvest Moon (1944) as Drunk
Song-filled look behind the scenes of vaudeville, based on the lives of Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth.
The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944) as Man opening champagne
During World War II, a 4F tries to help the woman he loves cover up a surprise pregnancy.
Cover Girl (1944) as Drunk
A nightclub dancer makes it big in modeling, leaving her dancer boyfriend behind.
The Chinese Cat (1944) as
Charlie Chan investigates a string of murders involving a mysterious statue.
Dancing in Manhattan (1944) as Drunk
The Big Noise (1944) as Drunk
Although they are only janitors at a detective agency, the boys pass themselves off as sleuths and are engaged to guard an inventor delivering a new bomb. They outwit enemy agents after the bomb and wind up sinking a Japanese submarine.
Gildersleeve's Ghost (1944) as Drunk
Two ghosts help a small-town eccentric run for mayor.
Here Come the Waves (1944) as Waiter, Cabana Club
Twin sisters Rosemary and Susie Allison are successful nightclub performers. Their act is about to come to a close when serious-minded Rosemary announces she's joining the Waves. Fun-loving Susie decides to enlist also, especially after she learns that crooner Johnny Cabot has just been drafted by the Navy.
The Kansan (1943) as Cowboy in bar fight
A newly elected Marshall clashes with the banker who runs the town.
Assignment in Brittany (1943) as Drunk peasant
A French Resistance fighter discovers he''s a dead ringer for a Nazi official.
It Ain't Hay (1943) as Drunk
The Falcon Strikes Back (1943) as Hobo
A society sleuth is framed for murder by criminals running a war-bond racket.
Crazy House (1943) as Drunk
Lady Bodyguard (1943) as Henderson
A.C.Baker (Anne Shirley), advertising executive for an insurance company, approaches test pilot Terry Moore (Eddie Albert) with a proposition that in return for using his picture and endorsement he will get a paid-for-a-year $1000 policy. High-risk Terry agrees. George MacAlister (Roger Pryor) fires his secretary, Miss Tracy (Mary Treen), just as she is typing up the policy and she, for spite, changes the amount from a thousand dollars to one million dollars. A.C. delivers the policy, without noticing the difference, to Terry at a party at the Frolics Club, a cheap joint wedged between a burlesque house and a flop house hotel. Three characters, an elderly hat-check "girl" known as Mother Hodges (Maude Eburne); Avery Jamieson (Raymond Walburn), a broken-down actor; and bartender Harry Gargan (Edward Brophy) are named beneficiaries. When the company discovers the error, A.C. is sent to get back the policy and, pending that, don't let Terry make any test flights.
How's About It? (1943) as Drunk
Marion Bliss (Grace McDonald), a frustrated poetess, brings a lawsuit that alleges her pet verse has been purloined by the head, George Selby (Robert Paige), of a giant music publishing house. Alf (Shemp Howard) is a less-than- adequate process server creating problems, while the Andrews Sisters are elevator operators at the company who break out singing at every opportunity.
So's Your Uncle (1943) as Drunk
Taxi, Mister (1943) as Reginald Van Nostrum
A taxi driver's love for a gangster's moll could ruin the company he runs with a friend.
Prairie Chickens (1943) as Henry Lewis-Clark
A cowboy is mistaken for the owner of a profitable ranch under attack by rustlers and ghosts.
Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943) as Drunk
An Eddie Cantor look-alike organizes an all-star show to help the war effort.
Gildersleeve on Broadway (1943) as Mr. Dobrey
On a trip to New York, a small-town blowhard gets caught between a wealthy widow and a gold digger.
Tennessee Johnson (1942) as Drunk
Biography of Andrew Johnson, who followed Abraham Lincoln into office and became the first U.S. president ever to be impeached.
Ice-Capades Revue (1942) as Drunk
Dr. Broadway (1942) as Drunk
My Favorite Spy (1942) as Drunk
Bandleader Kay Kyser leaves his bride at the altar to help catch international spies.
Roxie Hart (1942) as Producer
To try and kick-start her show-business career, a woman admits to a Chicago murder.
Moonlight Masquerade (1942) as Drunk on train
The Spoilers (1942) as Mr. Skinner
An Alaskan prospector fights a crooked federal agent for a beautiful saloon singer.
The Fleet's In (1942) as Kellogg
Sailors bet on a shy shipmate''s ability to romance an aloof nightclub singer.
Brooklyn Orchid (1942) as Jonathan McFeeder
The owners of a taxicab company become guardian angels to a beautiful blonde in trouble.
Moonlight in Havana (1942) as George [Plummer]
Singing Johnny Norton (Allan Jones) is the star catcher of the Blue Sox baseball team but he is suspended because of insubordination. Producer Barney Crane (William Frawley) hears Johnny singing and signs him to appear with Gloria Jackson (Jane Frazee), with the promise their first engagement will be in Havana. Johnny, hoping to get his baseball job back, is anxious to get to Cuba where the Blue Sox are having spring training. Patsy Clark (Marjorie Lord), daughter of Blue Sox owner, Joe Clark (Wade Boteler), helps Johnny get another chance with the team. But Johnny has fallen in love with Gloria and hates to walk out on his singing contract. Johnny's troubles are solved when rain prevents the important All-Star exhibition game which was scheduled for the same evening.
Dr. Renault's Secret (1942) as Austin
A young man visits his fiancée in a remote French villa where her scientist father (George Zucco) resides. There he meets Noel (J. Carrol Naish), Dr. Renault's mysterious assistant, who has a strange attraction to Renault's daughter. Soon he learns Noel's true identity: he is an ape that was turned into a man by Renault's bizarre experiments!
The Palm Beach Story (1942) as Second member Ale and Quail Club
To finance her husband's career, a married woman courts an eccentric millionaire.
Down in San Diego (1941) as Drunk
Teenagers take on enemy spies at a Navy base.
Let's Make Music (1941) as Drunk
A spinster schoolteacher becomes a national sensation when she writes a big-band hit.
Private Nurse (1941) as Drunk
You Belong to Me (1941) as Keckel
A playboy marries a woman doctor then grows jealous of her male patients.
Ride on Vaquero (1941) as
The Cisco Kid (Cesar Romero) is captured while keeping a rendezvous with cantina dancer Dolores (Joan Woodbury) but is released by his captor, the commander of a U.S. Army regiment, to help break up a kidnap ring. On his way to Las Tables with his pal, Gordito (Chris-Pin Martin), he makes a stop at the Martinez Rancho, where they learn that his friend Carlos (Robert Lowery) has been kidnapped, from his wife Marquerita (Lynne Roberts). At the Crystal Palace Saloon, Cisco runs into an old girlfriend, Sally (Mary Beth Hughes), who he once jilted for a tight-rope walker, but she doesn't betray him when the sheriff (Arthur Hohl) and an army officer (Robert 'Buddy' Shaw as Robert Shaw, since there was no other Robert Shaw at the time and this Robert Shaw had no need of the "Buddy" attribute given him by latter-day historians, who can't tell the players without a program and a roman numeral..and quite often not even then),enter searching for Cisco. While Cisco and the easily-forgiving Sally dance, the heads of the kidnap gang, the sheriff, Clark (Edwin Maxwell) and Redge (Don Costello), meet upstairs to discuss the plans for collecting the $50,000 ransom they have on Carlos. Cisco follows the kidnappers after they collect the ransom money, but before he can do anything about it, he is arrested and thrown in jail.
Road Show (1941) as Drunk
A playboy on the run hooks up with a sideshow''''s beautiful owner.
Footlight Fever (1941) as Drunk
Two producers will stop at nothing to raise money for their big show.
Louisiana Purchase (1941) as Jester
A bumbling young politician gets caught between grifters and a senator investigating corruption.
Passage from HongKong (1941) as Drunk
A thriller writer tries to impress a young woman by pretending to be tied to a murder.
The Feminine Touch (1941) as Drunk at party
An author writing a book on jealousy discovers his wife is an expert on the subject.
Pacific Blackout (1941) as Drunk in bomb shelter
The Way of All Flesh (1940) as Barber
Opened by Mistake (1940) as Al, bartender
The Farmer's Daughter (1940) as Shimmy Conway
So You Won't Talk (1940) as Barber
The Ghost Breakers (1940) as Drunk
A radio broadcaster running from the mob helps an heiress deal with her family''''s haunted mansion.
The Bank Dick (1940) as A. Pismo Clam
When he foils two robberies in one day, the town drunkard is hired to guard the local bank.
City of Chance (1940) as Mr. Murphy
A Night at Earl Carroll's (1940) as Alonzo Smith
News Is Made at Night (1939) as Drunk
I'm from Missouri (1939) as Drunk
The Roaring Twenties (1939) as Drunk
Three WWI Army buddies get mixed up with the mob in peacetime.
It's a Wonderful World (1939) as Bob
A runaway poetess helps a fugitive prove himself innocent of murder charges.
The Lone Wolf Spy Hunt (1939) as Drunk
A spy forces a reformed jewel thief to crack the safe where plans for an anti-aircraft gun are stored.
Laugh It Off (1939) as Drunk
Society Smugglers (1939) as Prentis
Grand Jury Secrets (1939) as Doyle
Kentucky Moonshine (1938) as
Tony Martin goes to Kentucky to find talent to boost radio ratings. There it is learned that the Ritz brothers are really from New York and only pretending to be hillbillies to get on Martin's show.
Jezebel (1938) as Drunk
A tempestuous Southern belle's willfulness threatens to destroy all who care for her.
King of Alcatraz (1938) as Officer
A group of prisoners break out of Alcatraz and hijack a passenger ship.
Paradise for Three (1938) as Drunk at drinking fountain
A businessman mingles with German laborers to learn more about their lives.
Meet the Girls (1938) as [Karl] Fletcher
Hold That Kiss (1938) as Drunk, Mallory
Romance blossoms when a man and woman each think the other is rich.
The Storm (1938) as Drunk
Strange Faces (1938) as Drunk
Thanks for the Memory (1938) as Bert Monroe
A struggling novelist living well beyond his means refuses the financial support of his wife.
Arsene Lupin Returns (1938) as Hotel manager
A reformed jewel thief helps detectives track down a criminal.
Love Is a Headache (1938) as Bartender
A freak accident gives a fading actress a huge publicity push.
Five of a Kind (1938) as Drunk
Man-Proof (1938) as Drunk at fight
A woman refuses to give up on the man she loves, even after he marries someone else.
Time Out for Romance (1937) as Crapshooter
Pick a Star (1937) as Drunk
A young innocent in Hollywood enlists a publicist''s help in her search for stardom.
Marked Woman (1937) as Drunk
A crusading DA fights to get a nightclub hostess to testify against her gangster boss.
Meet the Missus (1937) as Mr. Norton
A woman''''s mania for entering contests leads her family on a madcap trip to Atlantic City.
My Dear Miss Aldrich (1937) as First drunk at inn
A glamorous woman takes over a newspaper and clashes with the editor.
Thoroughbreds Don't Cry (1937) as Man with monocle
A young jockey goes crooked to land a valuable riding job.
Married Before Breakfast (1937) as Drunk in bus
A madcap inventor tries to market a razor-less shaving cream.
The Great Garrick (1937) as Drunken gentleman
French actors set out to deflate the ego of legendary stage star David Garrick.
Women Men Marry (1937) as Wilhelm Pebbles, vacuum cleaner repair man
A reporter's busy schedule keeps him from realizing his wife is having an affair with his editor.
Anything Goes (1936) as Drunk
A young man falls in love with a beautiful blonde. When he sees her being forced onto a luxury liner, he decides to follow and rescue her. However, he discovers that she is an English heiress who ran away from home and is now being returned to England. He also discovers that his boss is on the ship. To avoid discovery, he disguises himself as the gangster accomplice of a minister, who is actually a gangster on the run from the law.
The First Baby (1936) as Drunk
By the time daughter (Deane) and son-in-low (Downs) have their second child the mother-in-law (Gateson) learns not to be so domineering.
Gold Diggers of 1937 (1936) as Drunk
A group of insurance salesmen try to get into show business.
The Preview Murder Mystery (1936) as Director
After the Thin Man (1936) as Reporter
Married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles try to clear Nora''''s cousin of a murder charge.
Too Many Parents (1936) as Drill
F-Man (1936) as Jones
Forgotten Faces (1936) as Drunk
In London, August 1914, Austrian star Elsa Duranyi (Gertrude Michael) and English matinee idol Alan Barclay (Herbert Marshall) are in love and plan an immediate marriage. But the War comes and Elsa mysteriously disappears. Alan's ease in speaking German results in his appointment to the British Intelligence and, to aid his use as a spy, they announce he was killed in action. He takes the name and personality of "shell-shocked" Hans Teller, a German prisoner, and is sent into Germany on an exchange of prisoners. Elsa, now a spy in the service of the Fatherland, is in Monte Carlo, where Allied officers on leave can be tempted into revealing war secrets. In Germany, Alan, posing as Teller, is listed as unfit for service, contacts Carl Schrottle (Rod LaRocque), another British agent. They are to locate the German "Big Bertha," the long-range gun bombarding Paris. They are successful and the gun is destroyed. Elsa is recalled and given the assignment of locating the British spy organization and its members. Through her surveillance of Carl, she meets Hans Teller and recognizes him as Alan, but doesn't let on. Alone, she agrees to flee to Holland with him but her superior officer, Ludwig (Lionel Atwill), is not fooled and is in pursuit.
Rose of the Rancho (1936) as Croupier
The Moon's Our Home (1936) as Drunk
A writer and an actress meet and marry without really knowing each other--they are even unaware that both bride and groom are equally famous. During the honeymoon, all hell breaks loose as a comedic war of the sexes leads inevitably to love.
The Gilded Lily (1935) as Photographer
A news reporter turns the woman he loves into a media star after she rejects an aristocrat''s marriage proposal.
Ruggles of Red Gap (1935) as Barfly
A Western rancher wins a British valet in a poker game.
The Girl from 10th Avenue (1935) as
After a working girl reforms an alcoholic lawyer who was recently dumped, his ex wants him back.
Front Page Woman (1935) as Reporter
Rival reporters try to scoop each other while covering a fire.
$10 Raise (1935) as Perry's friend
Dr. Socrates (1935) as Drunk
A small-town doctor gets mixed up with gangsters.
Broadway Gondolier (1935) as Reporter
A taxi driver travels to Venice and poses as a gondolier to land a radio singing job.
One More Spring (1935) as Drunk
His Night Out (1935) as Dr. Emanuel Q. Singer
Stolen Harmony (1935) as Phillips
Band leader Jack Conrad is impressed by prison inmate Ray Ferrera on saxophone. Conrad hires Ray to join his band and tour upon his release. Ray hooks up with Jean, a dancer in the show, and the two become a successful dance act. However, when an ex-inmate buddy of Ray's robs the tour bus, Ray is suspected of wrongdoing by Jack and the others in the group. After a gang of thugs hijacks the tour bus, Ray tries to use his street smarts to redeem his reputation.
She Gets Her Man (1935) as Drunk reporter
Alibi Ike (1935) as Reporter
A brash baseball star gets mixed up with gamblers and a pretty young girl.
Calling All Cars (1935) as "Duke" Costello
Going Highbrow (1935) as Sinclair
A nouveau riche couple try to break into high society.
Dante's Inferno (1935) as Drunk in cabin
A carny builds a gambling empire at the expense of his family's wellbeing.
Don't Bet on Blondes (1935) as Slade
An actress's manager tries to keep her from leaving the stage for marriage.
Ship Cafe (1935) as Mr. Randall
Now I'll Tell (1934) as
Golden is a two-bit gambler who has promised wife Virginia he'll quit when he makes $200,000. When he fixes a fight he gets mobster Mossiter mad, then loses his fortune to him. He pawns his wife's jewels and takes out an insurance policy on himself.
Cockeyed Cavaliers (1934) as King's physician
Two nitwits are mistaken for the king''''s physicians in medieval England.
One Hour Late (1934) as Manager

Misc. Crew (feature film)

The tale of identical twin sisters who were separated shortly after birth by the break-up of their different continents by their two successful parents. Hallie is growing up in Napa Valley with her vineyard-owner father, Nick Parker. Annie is raised in fashionable London by her mother, Elizabeth Jam
The tale of identical twin sisters who were separated shortly after birth by the break-up of their different continents by their two successful parents. Hallie is growing up in Napa Valley with her vineyard-owner father, Nick Parker. Annie is raised in fashionable London by her mother, Elizabeth Jam
Air Force One (1997)
The President of the United States, James Marshall, takes a tough anti-terrorist stance and then becomes a hostage himself when Air Force One is taken over by terrorists from Kazakhstan, led by Ivan Korshunov, who demand the release of their fascistic leader General Radek. The President seems to escape from the plane in an emergency capsule yet is actually hiding on board. He silently kills a member of the terrorist group before establishing contact with F-15''s to engage the hijacked plane. As passengers escape by parachute, Marshall is captured by Ivan and forced to release General Radek, setting in motion an international incident.
Air Force One (1997)
The President of the United States, James Marshall, takes a tough anti-terrorist stance and then becomes a hostage himself when Air Force One is taken over by terrorists from Kazakhstan, led by Ivan Korshunov, who demand the release of their fascistic leader General Radek. The President seems to escape from the plane in an emergency capsule yet is actually hiding on board. He silently kills a member of the terrorist group before establishing contact with F-15''s to engage the hijacked plane. As passengers escape by parachute, Marshall is captured by Ivan and forced to release General Radek, setting in motion an international incident.

Cast (short)

The Stupor-Visor (1938)
A married couple realize they are running against each other for a supervisor position in this comedic short.
Swing Fever (1937)

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