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John Qualen

John Qualen

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Also Known As: Died: September 12, 1987
Born: December 8, 1899 Cause of Death: heart failure
Birth Place: Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Frasier, The Sensuous Lion (1973) as Old Man On Porch
Zoologist Marvin Feldman lives with his overbearing mother and likes animals more than most people. While spending time at a wildlife refuge in California, Marvin meets Frasier, one of the older lions in the preserve who is known for his ongoing virility. When he is alone with Frasier one day, the l
2.
Getting Away From It All (1972) as Charlie Erickson
A comedy about two urban couples who decide to chuck big-city life and return to nature, only to find that rural living has its own set of infuriating problems.
3.
Hail, Hero! (1969) as Billy Hurd
A young, but clean-cut hippie confronts his family about his feelings regarding the Vietnam War.
4.
Firecreek (1968) as Hall
A pacifist sheriff must use tougher means when his town is threatened by a band of outlaws.
5.
P. J. (1968) as Poppa
Private eye P.J. is reluctant when he gets a new job: he shall protect Maureen Preble, mistress of millionaire Orbeson, mainly from attacks by his wife and her greedy family. In truth Orbeson plans a deadly intrigue in which P.J. is to play a central part. Meanwhile P.J. falls in love with Maureen and Orbeson's money.
6.
A Big Hand for the Little Lady (1966) as Jesse Buford
A pioneer woman replaces her ailing husband in a poker game after he loses most of their money.
7.
Those Calloways (1965) as Ernie Evans
Story of Cam Calloway and his family, who live in a densely wooded area in New England. Cam dreams of building a sanctuary for the geese that fly over the area each year, and he tries several schemes to buy a nearby lake for this santuary. He is thwarted at every attempt, it seems; he and his son try to get enough furs from their trapping venture to get the money, but the bottom falls out of the fur market. He uses the little money they get for a down payment on the lake, thereby losing their house when he can't make the mortgage payment. They move to the lake, where their friends help them build a cabin. A salesman stops in town, and tries to get the people to sell their land for a tourist venture; Cam is outraged at his tactics and takes desperate measures after he himself is tricked.
8.
The Sons of Katie Elder (1965) as Charlie Biller
A ranch-owner's four sons vow to avenge their father's death.
9.
A Patch of Blue (1965) as Mr. Faber
A blind white girl falls in love with a black man.
10.
I'll Take Sweden (1965) as Olaf
A widower takes a job in Stockholm to get his daughter away from her boyfriend.
11.
Cheyenne Autumn (1964) as Svenson
A reluctant calvary Captain must track a defiant tribe of migrating Cheyennes.
12.
7 Faces of Dr. Lao (1964) as Luther Lindquist
A Chinese showman uses his magical powers to save a Western town from itself.
13.
The Prize (1963) as Oscar
An American Nobel Prize-winner mixes it up with spies when he travels to Stockholm to collect his award.
14.
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) as Peter Ericson
An experienced gunman and a peace-loving tenderfoot clash with a Western bully.
15.
Two Rode Together (1961) as Ole Knudsen
Two tough westerners bring home a group of settlers who have spent years as Comanche hostages.
16.
North to Alaska (1960) as Lumberjack
Two prospectors cope with woman problems and a con man.
17.
Elmer Gantry (1960) as Sam
A young drifter finds success as a traveling preacher until his past catches up with him.
18.
Hell Bent for Leather (1960) as Old Ben
When Clay Santell stops in the town of Sutterville after having his horse stolen, he is mistaken by townspeople for a murderer named Travers. The townspeople capture Santell, and turn him over to lawman Harry Deckett. Deckett, who is tired of chasing the real Travers, decides to kill Santell and pass him off as Travers. Santell escapes from Deckett, taking lovely Janet Gifford hostage in the process. Janet comes to believe Santell's story, and helps him in his struggle to prove his real identity.
19.
Anatomy of a Murder (1959) as Sulo
A small-town lawyer gets the case of a lifetime when a military man avenges an attack on his wife.
20.
The Gun Runners (1958) as Pop
A charter boat captain runs guns during the Cuban revolution.
21.
Revolt in the Big House (1958) as Doc
Gannon is an imprisoned racketeer kingpin who tries to manipulate his young cellmate into staging a riot and prison break, but the cellmate tries to back out when he realizes other inmates may be killed in the process.
22.
My World Dies Screaming (1958) as Jonah Snell
American-born Sheila Wayne has lived in Switzerland since childhood. Now newly married, she has a recurring nightmare about an ominous old house she can't recall having seen in waking life. Returning with husband Philip to Florida, they go to live at a country house...the house in her dream. Mysterious events multiply; who is responsible and why? Who is crazy? The answer is rooted in dark days of the past...
23.
The Big Land (1957) as Sven Johnson
A cattleman tries to convince a group of farmers to build a small town as a railroad link.
24.
The Searchers (1956) as Lars Jorgensen
An Indian-hating Civil War veteran tracks down the tribe that slaughtered his family and kidnapped his niece.
25.
Johnny Concho (1956) as Jake
Frank Sinatra, Keenan Wynn, William Conrad, Phyllis Kirk, Wallace Ford, Christopher Dark, Howard Petrie, Claude Atkins, John Qualen. Frank Sinatra is branded a coward by the townspeople of Cripple Creek, Arizona when he fails to stand up to the men that killed his brother. He eventually comes to grips with his yellow streak and returns for the big showdown. Co-produced by Frank Sinatra. Directed by Don McGuire who co-wrote TOOTSIE.
26.
The Sea Chase (1955) as Schmidt
A German freighter captain tries to elude the British in the early days of World War II.
27.
Unchained (1955) as Leonard Haskins
Tale about life in a special prison farm in California, where the program is about treating the prisoners with humanity and minimal security to enhance their moral attitudes about paying for their crimes out of their own volition.
28.
At Gunpoint (1955) as Livingston
29.
The Student Prince (1954) as Willie Klauber
A prince falls in love with a barmaid during his last fling before assuming the crown.
30.
The High and the Mighty (1954) as Jose Locota
When a commercial airliner develops engine trouble, the passengers and crew think back on the lives they could be losing soon.
31.
The Other Woman (1954) as Papasha
Bit player Sherry Stewart (Cleo Moore) gets miffed when director Walter Darman (Hugo Haas) turns her down after she reads for a small part in his picture. She and her boy friend, Ronnie (Lane Fuller), devise a plan to lure Darman to her apartment, where she gives him a drugged drink. She tells Darman they had been intimate and blackmails him for $50,000. More than a little distracted by his situation, his wife (Lucille Barkeley) senses something is wrong and he gets into a violent argument with his father-in-law (Jack Macy) who owns the producing company Darman works for, and discontinues the picture. Sherry informs Darman she is going to tell his wife all about them. Darman tells his secretary (Carolee Kelly) that he is going to work late and is not to be disturbed, sets the moviola runnings, and exits by the back door and hot-foots it to Sherry's apartment. He tries to reason with her but to no avail, and strangles her in a fit of rage. The crime is first blamed on peddler Papasha (John Qualen), but Police Inspector Collins (Jan Arvan) thinks otherwise.
32.
Passion (1954) as Gaspar Melo
In old Spanish California, dashing cattleman Juan Obregon returns to the rancho of his friend Gaspar Melo, to find he's fathered a son on Rosa, one of Gaspar's identical twin daughters. Overjoyed, he plans to formalize his "unofficial" marriage. But trouble brews; Melo's land is of unclear title and the new Don Domingo hopes to grab it for his own profit. Violence results. Without even knowing who survived, Juan (accompanied by Rosa's tomboy sister Tonya) rides for revenge, through spectacular pastoral and wilderness scenery.
33.
Francis Covers the Big Town (1953) as Cavendish
34.
I, the Jury (1953) as Dr. R. H. Vickers
It's nearly Christmas, but Mike Hammer is on the vengeance trail when Jack, his wartime buddy, is murdered. Hotheaded Hammer sets out to find the killer, working his way through an increasingly large pile of suspects (and corpses). Along the way, he meets a new love interest, psychologist Charlotte Manning, a treacherous Santa, a gangster named Kalecki, and two weird sisters, the Bellamy twins.
35.
Ambush at Tomahawk Gap (1953) as Jonas P. Travis
Ex-cons searching for buried loot are interrupted by an Indian attack.
36.
Hans Christian Andersen (1952) as Burgomaster
The storytelling shoemaker falls for a married ballerina who stars in one of his stories.
37.
The Flying Missile (1951) as Lars Hansen
38.
Goodbye, My Fancy (1951) as Prof. Dingley
When she returns to her alma mater to pick up an honorary degree, a congresswoman re-ignites an old flame.
39.
Belle Le Grand (1951) as Corky McGee
40.
Buccaneer's Girl (1950) as Vegetable man
Robin Hood-like pirate Baptiste takes only the ships of rich but wicked trader Narbonne. Fun loving Debbie, a passenger from his latest prize, stows away on the pirate ship and falls for the pirate; later, having become a New Orleans entertainer, she meets his alter ego, who's engaged to the governor's daughter. Sea battles and land rescues follow in lighthearted style.
41.
The Jackpot (1950) as Mr. Ferguson
Bill Lawrence wins a slew of prizes on a radio quiz program. His happiness is short-lived when he discovers he'll have to sell the prizes in order to pay the taxes on them.
42.
Woman on the Run (1950) as Maibus
Frank Johnson (Ross Elliott), sole witness to a gangland murder, goes into hiding and is trailed by Police Inspector Ferris (Robert Keith), on the theory that Frank is trying to escape from possible retaliation. Frank's wife, Eleanor (Ann Sheridan), suspects he is actually running away from their unsuccessful marriage. Aided by a newspaperman, Danny Leggett (Dennis O'Keefe), Eleanor sets out to locate her husband. The killer is also looking for him, and keeps close tabs on Eleanor.
43.
Captain China (1950) as Geech
Stormy waves in the South China Sea wash a drunken captain, Charles Chinnough, off his ship just before it crashes on a reef. He's then rescued by a passing vessel. Two months later the former captain, now in disgrace, sails as a passenger on a ship commanded by Brendensen, the man who had been the first-mate on his last voyage. Tension quickly develops between these two, especially since both are now attracted to the same female passenger, Kim Mitchell. A typhoon forces Chinnough and Brendensen to work together to save the ship while, at the same time, new information comes to light about their previous voyage together.
44.
The Big Steal (1949) as [Julius] Seton
Seduction and murder follow the theft of an Army payroll.
45.
My Girl Tisa (1948) as Swenson
46.
Alias a Gentleman (1948) as No End
An aging convict tries to keep his daughter from following in his footsteps.
47.
Hollow Triumph (1948) as Swangron
A crook on the lam poses as a psychiatrist.
48.
Reaching from Heaven (1948) as The stranger
49.
16 Fathoms Deep (1948) as Athos
50.
The Fugitive (1947) as A refugee doctor
A revolutionary priest flees a Central American dictatorship.
51.
Song of Scheherazade (1947) as Lorenzo
In 1865, the cadets of a Russian Naval Academy ship have shore leave in Morocco; among them is (fictionalized) future composer 'Nicky' Rimsky-Korsakov. In search of a piano, Nicky and singing ship's doctor Klin meet a family of once-wealthy Spanish colonists...and their daughter Cara who secretly dances in a cabaret. Romantic complications ensue, but Nicky seems less interested in Cara's favors than in inspirations for his future masterpieces.
52.
High Conquest (1947) as Peter Oberwalder
53.
Adventure (1946) as Model T
A rough-living sailor has trouble adjusting to domestic life when he marries a librarian.
54.
Roughly Speaking (1945) as Ole Olsen
A man's wild moneymaking schemes leave his wife to raise their family.
55.
River Gang (1945) as Uncle Bill
56.
Captain Kidd (1945) as Bart Blivens
An infamous pirate tries to double cross the King of England.
57.
The Impostor (1944) as Monge
58.
An American Romance (1944) as Anton Dubechek
A European immigrant becomes a master of industry but almost loses his family.
59.
Dark Waters (1944) as Uncle Norbert Lamont/Pinky
Leslie Calvin, the sole survivor of a submarine accident, goes to her relatives in order to recover emotionally. Unfortunately she encounters various scam artists led by Mr. Sydney who intend to kill her and steal the family assets. Dr. George Grover helps Leslie to defeat Sydney.
60.
Swing Shift Maisie (1943) as Horatio Curley
A brassy showgirl signs on to help the war effort as a factory worker.
61.
Casablanca (1942) as Berger
An American saloon owner in North Africa is drawn into World War II when his lost love turns up.
62.
Arabian Nights (1942) as Aladdin
Half-brothers vie for an Arabian throne and the love of a beautiful storyteller.
63.
Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book (1942) as The barber
A boy raised by wolves adjusts to life among humans.
64.
Tortilla Flat (1942) as Jose Maria Corcoran
Inhabitants of a Southern California fishing village strive for the simple pleasures of life.
65.
Larceny, Inc. (1942) as Sam Bachrach
An ex-convict and his gang try to use a luggage store to front a bank robbery, but business keeps getting in the way.
66.
The Shepherd of the Hills (1941) as Coot Royal
A young man seeks to murder his father that abandoned his mother, yet fate plays a hand when a stranger appears.
67.
Million Dollar Baby (1941) as Dr. Patterson
A young innocent's surprise inheritance causes problems with her poor but proud boyfriend.
68.
Out of the Fog (1941) as Olaf Johnson
A racketeer terrorizes a small fishing community until he falls in love with a fisherman's daughter.
69.
New Wine (1941) as Clerk
70.
All That Money Can Buy (1941) as Miser Stevens
A farmer sells his soul for seven years of good crops.
71.
Model Wife (1941) as Janitor
72.
Babies for Sale (1940) as Mr. Anderson
A reporter attempts to stop a crooked adoption racket, operating out of a supposedly charitable maternity home.
73.
Knute Rockne--All American (1940) as Lars Knutson Rockne
Biography of the famed Notre Dame coach and his fight to "win one for the Gipper."
74.
On Their Own (1940) as [Abner K.] Peters
The Jones family (without father) head for California to open a bungalow court. To increase business they advertise for families with children and pets. A neighbor threatens to sue.
75.
Blondie on a Budget (1940) as Mr. Fuddle
Dagwood wants to join the trout club and Blondie wants a fur coat. Jealousy reigns when Dag's old girlfriend Joan shows up, but nothing else matters when a drawing at the movie theatre provides money for the coat.
76.
The Grapes of Wrath (1940) as Muley
Oklahoma farmers dispossessed during the Depression fight for better lives in California.
77.
Brother Orchid (1940) as Mr. Pigeon
After a failed hit, a mob chief recuperates in a monastery.
78.
Youth Will Be Served (1940) as Clem Howie
A southern girl (Withers) goes to a National Youth Association camp after her father goes to jail for bootlegging. When a mean tycoon tries to buy the campground for himself she stages a show which endears her to him. Then her father escapes and catches the crooks who took the tycoon's money, all is saved.
79.
Ski Patrol (1940) as Gustaf Nerkuu
80.
Angels over Broadway (1940) as Charles Engle
A playwright persuades a con artist to help an embezzler go straight.
81.
His Girl Friday (1940) as Earl Williams
An unscrupulous editor plots to keep his star reporter-and ex-wife-from re-marrying.
82.
Saturday's Children (1940) as First carpenter
A young inventor's new marriage is jeopardized by financial problems.
83.
The Long Voyage Home (1940) as Axel
A merchant ship's crew tries to survive the loneliness of the sea and the coming of war.
84.
85.
Mickey, the Kid (1939) as Mailman
86.
Let Us Live (1939) as Dan
Two wrongly convicted men are sentenced to death.
87.
Thunder Afloat (1939) as Milo
An old sailor is duped into joining the Navy, where he runs into a longtime rival.
88.
Four Wives (1939) as Frank
Three married women play matchmaker for their widowed sister.
89.
Stand Up and Fight (1939) as Davey
A southern aristocrat clashes with a driver transporting stolen slaves to freedom.
90.
The Texans (1938) as Swede
91.
Five of a Kind (1938) as Asa Wyatt
92.
The Mad Miss Manton (1938) as Subway watchman
A daffy socialite gets her friends mixed up in a murder investigation.
93.
Outside the Law (1938) as Jim Stoner
94.
Joy of Living (1938) as Oswego
A Broadway musical star falls for an eccentric millionaire.
95.
The Chaser (1938) as Lars
Love trips up an ambulance-chasing lawyer.
96.
Nothing Sacred (1937) as Fireman
When a small-town girl is diagnosed with a rare, deadly disease, an ambitious newspaper man turns her into a national heroine.
97.
The Bad Man of Brimstone (1937) as "Loco"
An old bandit reforms when he meets his long-lost son.
98.
Angel's Holiday (1937) as Waldo Everett
99.
Fifty Roads to Town (1937) as Sheriff Dow
100.
Fit for a King (1937) as Otto
101.
She Had to Eat (1937) as Sleepy
102.
Seventh Heaven (1937) as Sewer Rat
A Parisian sewer worker (Stewart) longs for a rise in status and a beautiful wife. He rescues a girl (Simone Simon) from the police, lives with her in a barren flat on the seventh floor, and then marches away to war.
103.
Meet Nero Wolfe (1936) as Olaf
104.
The Country Doctor (1936) as Asa Wyatt
105.
Reunion (1936) as Asa Wyatt
106.
Wife Vs. Secretary (1936) as Mr. Jenkins
A secretary becomes so valuable to her boss that it jeopardizes his marriage.
107.
Girls' Dormitory (1936) as Toni
Head of a private European girls school (Marshall) falls in love with a student (Simon) who steps aside for a teacher (Chatterton) also loves him. Tyrone Power debuted in a nightclub scene.
108.
Ring Around the Moon (1936) as Bill Harvey
109.
The Road to Glory (1936) as Duflous
The story of trench life during World War I through the lives of a French regiment. As men are killed and replaced jaunty Lt. Denet becomes more and more somber. His rival for the affection of nurse Monique is Capt. La Roche.
110.
Whipsaw (1935) as [Will] Dabson
A G-man woos the sole female member of a criminal gang.
111.
The Farmer Takes a Wife (1935) as Sol Tinker
A farmer tries to convince the cook on a canal boat to leave her exciting life for him.
112.
The Great Hotel Murder (1935) as Ole [Hanson]
113.
Man of Iron (1935) as Collins
A steel worker rises to the boardroom but longs for his former life.
114.
Orchids to You (1935) as Smith
115.
The Three Musketeers (1935) as Planchet
Alexandre Dumas's classic swashbuckler about a young guardsman fighting for the queen's honor.
116.
Charlie Chan in Paris (1935) as Concierge
Charlie's visit to Paris, ostensibly a vacation, is really a mission to investigate a bond-forgery racket. But his agent, apache dancer Nardi is killed before she can tell him much. The case, complicated by a false murder accusation for banker's daughter Yvette, climaxes with a strange journey through the Paris sewers.
117.
One More Spring (1935) as Auctioneer
118.
Silk Hat Kid (1935) as Mr. Fossbender [Rasmussen]
119.
Thunder in the Night (1935) as Porter
120.
Black Fury (1935) as Mike [Shemanski]
A coal worker gets mixed up in the mob's efforts to infiltrate his union.
121.
Chasing Yesterday (1935) as Coccoz
An aging archaeologist pursues the daughter of the woman he loved and lost.
122.
Doubting Thomas (1935) as Von Blitzen
When a man's wife neglects him for acting, he strikes back by joining the show.
123.
Sing and Like It (1934) as Oswald
A gangster tries to turn his tone-deaf girlfriend into a singing star.
124.
Servants' Entrance (1934) as Detective
125.
He Was Her Man (1934) as Dutch
A safecracker goes straight to get back at some fellow crooks.
126.
365 Nights in Hollywood (1934) as Professor [Herman] Ellenbogen
Down-on-his-luck film director Jimmie Dale takes a job at a fly-by-night acting school. He is drawn into the plans of the school's owner to bilk a wealthy young man out of the funds he has supplied to shoot a movie starring pretty student Alice Perkins. But Jimmie hopes to bilk the bilkers by actually completing the movie as ostensibly planned.
127.
Hi Nellie! (1934) as Janitor
A crusading newspaper editor keeps digging into corruption, even when he''s forced to write advice to the lovelorn.
128.
Our Daily Bread (1934) as Chris [Larsen]
When he inherits a small farm, a Depression-weary man turns it into a collective operation.
129.
Straight Is the Way (1934) as Mr. Clapman
A small-time gangster wants to go straight until he loses his girl to a rival hood.
130.
Private Scandal (1934) as Schultz
131.
Upper World (1934) as Chris
A wealthy man escapes his wife's social pretensions in the arms of a burlesque queen.
132.
Let's Fall in Love (1933) as Svente Bjorkman
An ambitious film director transforms a Brooklyn-born actress into a Swedish temptress.
133.
Counsellor at Law (1933) as Johan Breitstein
A successful lawyer struggles to deal with his wife's unfaithfulness and his own hidden past.
134.
Arrowsmith (1931) as Henry Novak
A crusading doctor fights his way through tragedy to find his true calling.
135.
Street Scene (1931) as Karl Olsen
A husband's violent reaction becomes the talk of the neighborhood when he catches his cheating wife in the act.

Cast (special)

136.
Doc (1969) as Luke
The story, set in the sleepy little town of Stubbville, relates the misadventures of Jason Fillmore, the town's elderly doctor, and his young assistant, Orville Truebody, a bumbler.

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