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Also Known As: Died: November 26, 1957
Born: September 29, 1887 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Australia Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

When Comedy Was King (1960) as
A compilation of funny moments from the top comedians of the silent era.
The Golden Age of Comedy (1958) as
A compilation of clips from the great comedians of the silent era.
Fortunes of Captain Blood (1950) as Billy Bragg
A doctor exiled from England becomes a pirate of the Caribbean.
Rogues of Sherwood Forest (1950) as Will Scarlett
Robin Hood''''s son reunites the Merry Men when King John reverts to tyranny.
Three Secrets (1950) as Jackson
A five-year-old boy is the sole survivor of a devastating plane crash in the mountains of California. When the newspapers reveal the boy was adopted and that the crash occurred on his birthday, three women begin to ponder if it's the son each gave up for adoption. As the three await news of his rescue at a mountain cabin, they recall incidents from five years earlier and why they were forced to give up their son.
That Forsyte Woman (1949) as Porter
An unhappily married woman falls in love with her niece's fiance.
Tell It to the Judge (1949) as Winston
To win back her husband, a divorcee pretends to be married to a loser.
The Secret of St. Ives (1949) as Douglas
A Frenchman imprisoned during the Napoleonic wars escapes to prove his innocence.
The Secret Garden (1949) as Barney
An orphaned girl changes the lives of those she encounters at a remote estate.
The Black Arrow (1948) as Jailer
A young British nobleman comes back from fighting in the War of the Roses to discover that his father has been murdered by an old family friend who is now an outlaw. However, he becomes suspicious about the exact circumstances of his father's death and determines to find out exactly what happened.
Let's Live a Little (1948) as Morton
A harried, overworked advertising executive is being pursued romantically by one of his clients, a successful perfume magnate ... and his former fiancée. The latest client of the agency is a psychiatrist and author of a new book. When the executive goes over to discuss the ad campaign, the psychiatrist turns out to be a woman. But what does he really need? Romance? Or analysis?
It Had to Be You (1947) as Evans
A runaway bride meets her match in a handsome fireman.
The Swordsman (1947) as Old Andrew
A couple tries a hand at romance while their respective families are busy feuding.
Moss Rose (1947) as White horse cabby
Love from a Stranger (1947) as Cab driver
Cecily Harrington (Sylvia Sidney), struggling along on a small allowance, wins a fortune in a lottery. She decides to travel rather than marrying her fiance Nigel Lawrence (John Howard.) A stranger, Manuel Cortez (John Hodiak), comes to rent her flat and she falls in love with him, and they are married. For their honeymoon, they go to an isolated English college where she, unlike the audience, doesn't realize she has married a fortune-hunting Bluebeard with a few murdered wives in his past. The question is will she be able to repent in leisure her decision to marry in haste.
Terror by Night (1946) as Train attendant
Sherlock Holmes signs on to protect a priceless diamond from jewel thieves.
Devotion (1946) as Draper
The Bronte sisters and their brother fight personal demons to realize their artistic ambitions.
Cluny Brown (1946) as Uncle Arn
A servant girl's passion for plumbing shocks London society.
National Velvet (1945) as Constable
A British farm girl fights to train a difficult horse for the Grand National Steeplechase.
Scotland Yard Investigator (1945) as Porter
The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945) as Malvolio Jones, Chairman
A man remains young and handsome while his portrait shows the ravages of age and sin.
Jane Eyre (1944) as Bookie
A governess at a remote estate falls in love with her brooding employer.
The Invisible Man's Revenge (1944) as Sergeant
An eager scientist (John Carradine) tests his new formula for invisibility on an escaped fugitive (Jon Hall). When the formula works the criminal runs off to terrorize a family he believes cheated him out of a fortune years earlier.
The Pearl of Death (1944) as Constable
Sherlock Holmes investigates the link between a stolen pearl and a series of murders.
The Lodger (1944) as Publican
The inhabitants of a boarding house fear the new lodger is Jack the Ripper.
Once Upon a Time (1944) as Police officer
A Broadway producer finds fame with his new act -- a dancing caterpillar.
The Return of the Vampire (1943) as Laborer
A vampire terrorizes a British family during World War II.
Forever and a Day (1943) as Cabby
During World War II an American travels to Britain to sell an old house near London that belongs to his family. But he mets Susan Trimble who lives in the house and who is strictly against the sale. While they spend the night in an air-raid shelter she tells him the story of the building from it's construction in 1804 until present day.
Holy Matrimony (1943) as Cabby
An artist returning from years abroad takes the identity of his dead valet to escape the attentions of the press.
Young and Willing (1943) as Phillips
Aspiring actors sharing a New York apartment follow a strict "no romance" policy.
Appointment in Berlin (1943) as Bartender
A British secret agent poses as a radio personality for the Nazi's.
London Blackout Murders (1943) as Air raid warden
I Married a Witch (1942) as Vendor
A 300-year-old witch wreaks havoc when she falls in love with a young politician.
Counter-Espionage (1942) as George Barrow
A reformed criminal hunts Nazi spies in London during the Blitz.
This Above All (1942) as Farmer
A woman defies convention by joining the WAAFs and becoming romantically involved with an AWOL soldier.
Mrs. Miniver (1942) as Conductor
A British family struggles to survive the first days of World War II.
A Yank at Eton (1942) as Guide
An American playboy is sent to a British boarding school to learn discipline.
The Man Who Wouldn't Die (1942) as Phillips
In the shadows of the night Dudley Wolff (Paul Harvey), his secretary Alfred Dunning (Robert Emmett Keane), and his doctor, Haggard (Henry Wilcoxin), bury a body in the estate cemetary. At the house, Wolff's daughter Catherine (Marjorie Weaver) arrives unexpectedly and tells her step-mother Anne Wolff (Helene Reynolds) that she has just been married to Roger Blake (Richard Derr) who will be along in a few days. Cathy retires and is awakened by a mysterious assailant who fires a shot at her, but her parents tell her she was just dreaming. Wolff goes to the cemetary and finds the body missing. The scared Cathy calls in fast-talking private detective Mike Shayne (Lloyd Nolan) and, since her father doesn't like detectives, she introduces him as her husband. That evening Shayne hears a shot and finds that Haggard has been killed. While the police are questioning the family, the lights go out and a shot is fired from outside.
Suspicion (1941) as Ticket taker
A wealthy wallflower suspects her penniless playboy husband of murder.
One Night in Lisbon (1941) as Lord Fitzleigh's aide
Penny Serenade (1941) as McDougal
A woman on the verge of divorce recalls her heartbreaking attempts to adopt a child.
Scotland Yard (1941) as Porter
Inspector Cork pursues a bank robber who serves in the army and receives facial injuries. After plastic surgery he shows up as a bank president planning an enormous robbery.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941) as Mr. Weller
A scientist's investigations into the nature of good and evil turn him into a murderous monster.
Confirm or Deny (1941) as Mr. Bindle
Newsman Mitch and teletype operator Jennifer, whose job is to see he doesn't send innapropriate stuff out of the country, dodge bombs during the blitz of London while falling in love.
Shining Victory (1941) as Chivers
A psychiatrist sacrifices everything for his research.
The Earl of Chicago (1940) as Guide
A Chicago gangster inherits a British title.
Tin Pan Alley (1940) as Stage doorman
Songwriters Calhoun and Harrigan get Katie and Lily Blane to introduce a new one. Lily goes to England, and Katy joins her after the boys give a new song to Nora Bayes. All are reunited when the boys, now in the army, show up in England.
The Invisible Man Returns (1940) as Warden
Framed for the murder of his brother, Geoffrey Radcliffe is scheduled to hang. After a visit from his friend Dr. Frank Griffin, he vanishes mysteriously from prison. Police inspector Sampson realizes that Griffin is the brother of the original Invisible Man and has given Geoffrey the formula to aid his escape. Can Geoffrey elude the police dragnet and track down the real murderer? More importantly, can Griffin discover an antidote before the invisibility formula drives Geoffrey insane?
The Long Voyage Home (1940) as Joe
A merchant ship's crew tries to survive the loneliness of the sea and the coming of war.
Grand Jury Secrets (1939) as Masseur
Pack Up Your Troubles (1939) as British sergeant
Out of work vaudevillians join the army in WWI and head for France.
Let Freedom Ring (1939) as Cockney
A crusader returns to his Western hometown to root out corruption.
Captain Fury (1939) as Duffy
An Irish convict escapes an Australian prison to organize a revolution.
We Are Not Alone (1939) as Mr. Jones
A British doctor hires an injured ballerina as a nanny for his son.
Mysterious Mr. Moto (1938) as Customs official
Mr. Moto has himself imprisoned on Devil's Island so he can help his cellmate (Ames) escape and thereby get the goods on a gang of international killers.
Shadows over Shanghai (1938) as Gallicuddy
The Girl of the Golden West (1938) as Nick
A frontierswoman shelters a notorious outlaw.
Meet the Girls (1938) as Bartender
Bringing Up Baby (1938) as Bartender
A madcap heiress upsets the staid existence of a straitlaced scientist.
A Christmas Carol (1938) as Leader of watch
In this adaptation of Charles Dickens'' classic tale, an elderly miser learns the error of his ways on Christmas Eve.
Arrest Bulldog Drummond (1938) as Guard in aquarium
Up the River (1938) as Bartender
Card sharps Chipper Morgan (Preston Foster) and Darby Randall (Arthur Treacher) pick the wrong victim, Detective Willis (Alan Dinehart), on a transatlantic crossing, and are arrested upon docking in New York and returned up the river to Rockwell Prison, their old alma mater. They had played brilliant football for "dear old Pen" during their prior semesters, and prison coach Slim Nelson (Slim Summerville) is happy to see them back for graduate work, especially with the annual grudge game with Larson State Pen coming up. Willis, who has been named the new warden for Rockwell, gives them soft jobs and then places a large bet on the Larson eleven. Both Chipper and Darby feel badly about the raw deal handed fellow "student" Tommy Grant (Tony Martin) and his sweetheart, Helen (Phyllis Brooks), who were innocently caught up in a phoney pension racket ran by swindlers Jeffrey Mitchell (Sidney Toler) and Ray Douglas (Robert Allen), and were both jailed. When Phyllis is released from Stillwell Prison for Women, she tells Tommy about the two men and their racket, and he decides to escape, even though he has only a month more to serve, and put an end to their scheme. He plans his break for the night of the prison's "varsity show" and tells Chipper and Darby, who promise to help him. But the pair tie up Tommy and make the break themselves, dressed as women. They go to Springfield, save the victim's money, get a confession from Mitchell and Douglas clearing Tommy and Helen, turn them over to the sheriff...and race back to Rockwell to find their team behind 14-9 late in the game. Can they lead old Rockwell to a comeback victory?
God's Country and the Woman (1937) as Plug Hat
A lady lumberjack falls for one of her workers, not realizing it's a business rival in disguise.
Slave Ship (1937) as Atkins
Captain Lovett ordered his first mate Thompson to get rid of his slave-trading crew and get a more respectable bunch for standard shipping, but when he brings his new bride Nancy aboard he finds the same old setup, including slave trade.
Personal Property (1937) as Frank, the waiter
The bailiff charged with disposing of a financially strapped widow's estate pretends to be her butler.
The Wrong Road (1937) as McLean
The Sheik Steps Out (1937) as Munson
Another Dawn (1937) as Hawkins
An officer''s wife at a British outpost in Africa falls for another man.
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) as Cabby
When he inherits a fortune, a small-town poet has to deal with the corruption of city life.
Song and Dance Man (1936) as Curtis
Lloyd's of London (1936) as Innkeeper
A young man's love for a married woman leads him to help found an insurance company.
Dracula's Daughter (1936) as Albert
A Hungarian countess seeks the aid of a noted psychiatrist, in hopes of freeing herself of a mysterious evil influence.
Piccadilly Jim (1936) as Taxi driver
A cartoonist pokes fun at his widowed father's future in-laws.
Private Number (1936) as Frederick
The Last Outpost (1935) as Private Foster
Black Sheep (1935) as Alfred
A gambler comes to the aid of a victim of a jewel thief, only to find out he might know the victim better than he thinks.
Vanessa: Her Love Story (1935) as Auctioneer at horse auction
A Victorian wife contemplates leaving her insane husband for a romantic gypsy.
Dressed to Thrill (1935) as Canadian soldier
A Tale of Two Cities (1935) as Jerry Cruncher
Charles Dickens'''' classic story of two men in love with the same woman during the French Revolution.
Mystery Woman (1935) as Jepson
Caravan (1934) as Police sergeant
Shock (1934) as Meadows
The Lost Patrol (1934) as Hale
A British army troop fights off Arab snipers while holed up in an oasis.
Stingaree (1934) as Mac
An Australian bandit kidnaps an opera singer and falls in love with her.
One More River (1934) as Cloakroom attendant
An abused wife flees her husband and finds love, but at a price.
Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back (1934) as Man in hotel room
Algy, Bulldog Drummond's right-hand-man, is getting married. Bulldog attends; on the way home, in the fog, he enters the (apparently deserted) mansion of Prince Achmed in search of a phone. He finds none, but he does find a body - which disappears when he summons a bobby. Bodies keep disappearing as Drummond keeps summoning the authorities, particularly his long-suffering upstairs neighbor, Captain Nielsen; the ever faithful Algy also finds his wedding night disrupted by, among other things, some emergency code-breaking. And of course, there's a beautiful woman there's always a beautiful woman in this case, Gwen, who turns out to be the daughter of the dead man who started all this.
Limehouse Blues (1934) as Herb
A Study in Scarlet (1933) as Will Swallow
Sherlock Holmes is called in to solve the case when secret society members start dropping like flies.
Luxury Liner (1933) as Schultz
Midnight Club (1933) as First detective
Alice in Wonderland (1933) as Two of Spades
A trip through the looking glass and down a rabbit hole sends an English girl into a world of fantastic characters and strange potions.
Cavalcade (1933) as George Grainger
A British family survives war and changing times.
Looking Forward (1933) as Barker
A man fights to keep the family department store open during the Depression.
The Way to Love (1933) as M. Prias
Too Much Harmony (1933) as Stage director
The Silent Witness (1932) as Horace Ward
Vanity Fair (1932) as Joseph Sedley
Payment Deferred (1932) as Hammond
A milquetoast kills for money and finds it a hard habit to break.
Sky Devils (1932) as The colonel
Wilkie and Mitchell, trying to desert their draft into the army, stow away on a ship which takes them into the war zone. While AWOL, the rivals for Mary's affections accidently destroy an ammunition dump.
Born to Love (1931) as Departing British soldier
A World War I pilot thought dead turns up after the mother of his child has married.
Transatlantic (1931) as Hodgkins
Temptation (1930)
Journey's End (1930) as 2d Lieutenant Trotter
Colin Clive, Ian Maclaren, David Manners, Billy Bevan, Anthony Bushell. James Whale''s powerful anti-war drama is set in the trenches of the Western front during WWI and focuses on a troop commander (Colin Clive) who is forced to follow military orders which will mean certain death for his men. Based on the play by R.C. Sheriff
The Sky Hawk (1930) as Tom Berry
For the Love o' Lil (1930) as Edward O. Brooks
Peacock Alley (1930) as Walter
High Voltage (1929) as Gus Engstrom, stage driver
Riley the Cop (1928) as Paris cabman
Easy Pickings (1927) as The detective
The White Sin (1924) as Travers Dale
The Extra Girl (1923) as
A small town girl who wants to be movie star wins a contract based on a studio mix-up.
The Crossroads of New York (1922) as Press agents
A Small Town Idol (1921) as Director
A young man in a small town is accused of being a thief. Unable to prove his innocence, he leaves town and goes to Hollywood to become an actor.
Love, Honor and Behave (1920) as A fake lawyer

Cast (short)

Thundering Taxis (1933)
Rival taxi companies compete for business in this comedic short.
The Best Man (1928)
A best man shows up late at a wedding, and almost ends the marriage before it has begun in this short film.
His Unlucky Night (1928)
In this short silent comedy, a traveling salesmen sets his friend up on a blind date.
The Golf Nut (1927)
A golf enthusiast wreaks havoc on a private country club in this short silent comedy.
Ice Cold Cocos (1926)
Two men impersonate ice-delivery men in a suburban town in this silent short comedy.
Hoboken to Hollywood (1926)
A gloomy New Jersey office worker is at first excited about a transfer to Hollywood, until he hits the road with his family in this silent short film.
A Sea Dog's Tale (1926)
In this silent short comedy, a king sends his agents to the U.S. to kidnap a man and bring him back to his island to marry his daughter.
Super-Hooper-Dyne Lizzies (1925)
An eccentric inventor comes into conflict with an oil baron after creating a car that runs on radio waves in this short silent comedy.
Lizzies of the Field (1924)
In this short silent comedy, two competing auto repair shops hold a no-holds-barred cross-country race.
Galloping Bungalows (1924)
An heiress advertises that she will marry the man with the most interesting mustache in this short silent comedy.
Bright Eyes (1922)
In this short film, a family of social climbers interfere with the daughters marriage and conflict between love and greed commences.
Gymnasium Jim (1922)
A garage owner attempts to win over a girl, with outrageous consequences in this silent short comedy.
Don't Weaken! (1920)
A dancing instructor gets involved with a newly rich family in this silent comedic short.

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