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Also Known As: Died: April 10, 1944
Born: August 6, 1905 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Greenwich, Connecticut, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Cast (feature film)

1.
Leave It to the Irish (1944) as Pat Burke
A private eye investigating one murder is framed for another.
2.
Timber Queen (1944) as Milt Holmes
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Trocadero (1944) as Spike Nelson
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Aerial Gunner (1943) as Pvt. Gadget Blaine
6.
Reveille with Beverly (1943) as Andy Adams
A tap-dancing lady disc jockey finds herself torn between a wealthy man and his former chauffeur.
7.
Idaho (1943) as Duke Springer
Ex-outlaw Grey is now a respected judge out to close down Belle's saloon. Duke and Spike, who knew Grey when he was a criminal, arrive and team up with Belle. When Belle's threat to reveal Grey's past fails, Duke and Spike hold up the bank and frame Grey. Roy now sets a trap for the outlaws.
8.
High Explosive (1943) as Dave
9.
No Place for a Lady (1943) as Randy Brooke
10.
The Mystery of the 13th Guest (1943) as Johnny Smith
An heiress experiences a variety of strange goings on when she goes to collect her inheritance.
11.
Torpedo Boat (1942) as Ralph Andrews
12.
Klondike Fury (1942) as
A neurosurgeon is thrown out of the medical profession after he performs a daring but unsuccessful surgery. He flees to Alaska, where his plane crashes in the frozen wilderness.
13.
In Old California (1942) as Joe Dawson
Boston pharmacist Tom Craig comes to Sacramento, where he runs afoul of local political boss Britt Dawson, who exacts protection payment from the citizenry. Dawson frames Craig with poisoned medicine, but Craig redeems himself during a Gold Rush epidemic.
14.
X Marks the Spot (1942) as Lt. William Decker
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Phantom Killer (1942) as Edward Clark
A district attorney investigates a crook who seems to be in two places at the same time.
16.
I Live on Danger (1942) as Norm Thompson
17.
The Old Homestead (1942) as Scarf Lennin
18.
Flying Blind (1941) as Bob Fuller
A spy steals a secret military device, then hijacks an airliner to get away. The airliner crashes in the wilderness & the survivors are threatened by a raging forest fire.
19.
Bullets for O'Hara (1941) as Wicks
A gangster's wife helps the FBI nail her husband.
20.
No Hands on the Clock (1941) as Red Harris
Private detective Humphrey Campbell informs his harried boss that not only has he tracked down the missing girl from his last case, but also married her. Before they can start their honeymoon, Campbell is dragged into another missing person case, which develops into a kidnapping related to a plague of bank robberies. By investigating a skein of blondes, redheads and brunettes, he invokes the suspicions of the Feds, as well as his jealous new bride.
21.
Two in a Taxi (1941) as Bill Gratton
22.
The Pittsburgh Kid (1941) as Cliff Halliday
23.
King of the Zombies (1941) as James "Mac" McCarthy
A mad scientist raises the dead to fight for Hitler in World War II.
24.
Outside the 3-Mile Limit (1940) as Melvin Pierce
25.
Private Affairs (1940) as Cartwright
Amos Bullerton, son of an old Boston family, has chosen for twenty years to remain a "black sheep" rather than submit to the dictation of his staid family. Jane Bullerton, his daughter, finds herself in the same quandary, ordered by her crotchety grandfather, Noble Bullerton, to marry a man she doesn't love.
26.
Arise, My Love (1940) as Pink
A dashing pilot and a vivacious reporter find adventure in Europe on the eve of World War II.
27.
Flight Command (1940) as Lieut. "Stitchy" Payne
A cocky cadet tries to prove himself during flight training.
28.
Blackwell's Island (1939) as Terry Walsh
A reporter gets himself sent to prison to expose a mobster.
29.
Heroes in Blue (1939) as Terry Murphy
30.
Streets of New York (1939) as Tap Keenan
Jimmy, an idealistic and hard-working young man, has just arrived in New York City with dreams of making his fortune. Along the way he faces numerous obstacles, opportunities and temptations, but through it all, he considers the actions of his hero, Abraham Lincoln, for guidance. Will Jimmy see his dreams come true, or will he be another of the countless hopefuls chewed up and spit out by New York's mean streets?
31.
Irish Luck (1939) as Steve Lanahan
Buzzy O'Brien (Frankie Darro) is a bellhop in a hotel where a guest is murdered. The police blame Kitty Monahan (Sheila Darcy) and Buzzy succeeds in helping her escape and hides her at his home with his mother (Lillian Elliott). Buzzy and his pal Jefferson (Mantan Moreland) manage to fumble their way to finding the real killer who was after the stolen bonds carried by the victim. Based on Charles Molyneaux Brown's story "Death Hops the Bells."
32.
Air Devils (1938) as Slats Harrington
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Tough Kid (1938) as Red Murphy
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Flight into Nowhere (1938) as Bill Kellogg
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Accidents Will Happen (1938) as Jim Faber
An insurance man tangles with a fraud ring.
36.
Mystery House (1938) as Lance O'Leary
A detective tries to solve a murder in a house full of suspects.
37.
Daredevil Drivers (1938) as Bill Foster
Rival bus companies find an unusual go-between in a former auto racer.
38.
Valley of the Giants (1938) as Creel
A lumberman takes on pirates out to plunder the forest.
39.
Nancy Drew, Detective (1938) as Keiffer
A teen-aged sleuth investigates a wealthy woman''''s disappearance.
40.
Garden of the Moon (1938) as Ric Fulton
A nightclub owner and a bandleader compete for the lead singer''''s heart.
41.
Broadway Musketeers (1938) as Vincent Morrell
Three childhood friends get mixed up with gangsters.
42.
Over the Wall (1938) as Ace Scanlon
A prison chaplain tries to help a man framed for murder prove his innocence.
43.
Penrod's Double Trouble (1938) as Tex Boyden
A missing boy''''s lookalike takes his place and raises havoc.
44.
Reported Missing (1937) as Paul Wayne
45.
Alcatraz Island (1937) as [David] "Harp" Santell
A prison inmate is framed for killing a con who once tried to kidnap his daughter.
46.
Melody for Two (1937) as Mel Lynch
A singing bandleader signs on with an all-girls band.
47.
Missing Witness (1937) as Bull Regan
48.
Slim (1937) as Tom
Electric linemen compete on the job and in love.
49.
Public Wedding (1937) as Joe Taylor
Out-of-work show folk stage a fake wedding to generate publicity.
50.
Navy Blues (1937) as Russell J. "Rusty" Gibbs
51.
Men in Exile (1937) as Jimmy Carmody
Gun smugglers clash with an island dictator.
52.
Missing Witnesses (1937)
Government investigators take on a powerful protection racket.
53.
Wine, Women and Horses (1937) as George Mayhew
A reformed gambler risks his marriage when he returns to the betting table.
54.
The Case of the Velvet Claws (1936) as Crandal
Perry Mason''''s honeymoon with Della Street is interrupted by the murder of a scandal-sheet publisher.
55.
King of Hockey (1936) as Gabby Dugan
A hockey star goes blind and has to fight for a new life.
56.
The Captain's Kid (1936) as George Chester
A sea captain has to live up to his tall tales when he''''s attacked by gangsters.
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The Law in Her Hands (1936) as Marty
A lady lawyer for the mob tries to break free of her criminal connections.
58.
Times Square Playboy (1936) as Wally Calhoun
When he comes to New York for a wedding, an out-of-towner makes trouble for all concerned.
59.
Snowed Under (1936) as Bert
A playwright in search of solitude is besieged by three women.

Cast (short)

60.
Drunk Driving (1939)
In this short film, an up and coming businessman mixes drinking and driving with tragic consequences.

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