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Jeffrey Sayre

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Cast (feature film)

Wake Me When It's Over (1960) as Reporter
A WW II veteran, is sent back into the service due to some bureaucratic mistake. It is peace-time and he's shipped off to a remote South Pacific island Naval radar station, where all the servicemen there are so bored and eccentric that he concocts an idea that they should turn the island into a reso
Seven Thieves (1960) as Croupier
A professor and thief decide to join together and pull off a heist.
Heller in Pink Tights (1960) as Poker player
Touring actors in the wild West brave Indians and outlaws.
Mardi Gras (1958) as Reporter
A military school cadet wins a date with a French movie goddess, who happens to be the queen of the Mardi Gras Parade. The two fall in love, but then the movie studio wants to capitalize on it for publicity.
The Young Lions (1958) as Drunk on subway
A Jewish soldier faces anti-Semitism when he enlists to fight World War II.
The Party Crashers (1958) as Policeman
As Young as We Are (1958) as Sheriff's aide
Witness for the Prosecution (1957) as Courtroom clerk
A British lawyer gets caught up in a couple's tangled marital affairs when he defends the husband for murder.
The Tattered Dress (1957) as
After a wild night, wealthy Michael Reston's adulterous wife Charleen comes home with her ripe young body barely concealed by a dress in rags; murder results. Top defense lawyer J.G. Blane, whose own marriage exists in name only, arrives in Desert View, Nevada to find the townsfolk and politically powerful Sheriff Hoak distinctly hostile to the Restons. In due course, Blane discovers he's been "taken for a ride," and that quiet desert communities can be deadly...
Hollywood or Bust (1956) as Stickman
Two half-wits drive cross country to Hollywood in their search for stardom.
The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956) as Friend on train
A public relations man must cope with revelations about a wartime romance.
Back from Eternity (1956) as Diceman
When an airliner crashes in the jungle, the repaired plane can only hold five of the survivors.
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt (1956) as Foreman of jury
A novelist frames himself for murder to prove the fallibility of circumstantial evidence.
The French Line (1954) as Reporter
A Texas heiress masquerades as a model in hopes of finding true love.
The Mississippi Gambler (1953) as Poker player
Mark Fallon, with partner Kansas John Polly, tries to introduce honest gambling on the riverboats. His first success makes enemies of the crooked gamblers and of fair Angelique Dureau, whose necklace he won. Later in New Orleans, Mark befriends Angelique's father, but she still affects to despise him as his gambling career brings him wealth. Duelling, tragedy, and romantic complications follow.
Down Among the Sheltering Palms (1953) as Dancer
Two Army officers stationed in the South Pacific find romance in this idyllic setting.
Affair with a Stranger (1953) as
A playwright and his wife search the past for the key to saving their troubled marriage.
Angel Face (1953) as Court clerk
An unscrupulous woman murders her loved ones for profit.
Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick (1952) as Townsman
Country bumpkin Aaron Slick (Alan Young) has been unsuccessfully courting pretty young widow Josie Beery (Dinah Shore) for years. Josie yearns for a fling in the big city. With $20,000 from a crooked deal stashed in their trunk, Bill Merridew (Robert Merrill) and his "kissing cousin" Gladys (Adele Jergens), stars, in a relative sense, of a touring tent show stop at Josie's farm. Merridew, actually hiding out, thinks there is oil on the farm and Aaron, knowing otherwise, tricks him into buying the farm for a large sum. Josie takes the money and runs to Chicago, with Merridew, realizing he was tricked, in hot pursuit. Aaron arrives in time to keep Josie from letting Merridew "invest" her money.
The Marrying Kind (1952) as
A judge forces a divorcing couple to think back on the problems that drove them apart.
The House on Telegraph Hill (1951) as Police stenographer
A concentration camp survivor assumes a dead woman''''s identity but gets caught in a wealthy family''''s intrigues.
No Questions Asked (1951) as Waiter
A young lawyer''''s primrose path to success gets him framed for murder.
Follow the Sun (1951) as Photographer
The Yellow Cab Man (1950) as Reporter
An inventor's unbreakable glass attracts the attention of businessmen and gangsters.
Mrs. O'Malley and Mr. Malone (1950) as Photographer
A lawyer and a widow encounter murder on a train ride.
Dark City (1950) as Gambler
Danny Haley's bookie operation is shut down, so he and his pals need money; when Danny meets Arthur Winant, a sucker from out of town, he decoys him into a series of poker games where eventually Winant loses $5000 that isn't his...then hangs himself. But it seems Winant had a shadowy, protective elder brother who believes in personal revenge. And each of the card players in turn feels a faceless doom inexorably closing in. Dark streets and sexy torch-singer Fran lend ambience.
My Friend Irma Goes West (1950) as Gambler
Scene of the Crime (1949) as Manager of Fol-de-Rol
A detective tries to solve a policeman's murder.
The Lady Gambles (1949) as Stickman
When Joan Boothe accompanies husband-reporter David to Las Vegas, she begins gambling to pass the time while he is doing a story. Encouraged by the casino manager, she gets hooked on gambling, to the point where she "borrows" David's expense money to pursue her addiction. This finally breaks up their marriage, but David continues trying to help her.
A Song Is Born (1948) as Dorsey club patron
A group of music professors takes in a singer on the run from her gangster boyfriend.
If You Knew Susie (1948) as Dancer
A vaudeville couple tries to retire but gets mixed up with gangsters.
Words and Music (1948) as Waiter
Songwriters Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart search for love while rising to the top.
Smash Up--The Story of a Woman (1947) as Poker player
A singer''''s wife turns to the bottle when she fears she''''s lost her husband to success.
High Barbaree (1947) as Night Officer of the deck
A downed pilot looks back on his life as he awaits rescue in the South Pacific.
Johnny O'Clock (1947) as Card player
Gambling hall owners get mixed up with a cop on the take, leading to murder and mystery.
Song of the Thin Man (1947) as Croupier
Society sleuths Nick and Nora Charles investigate a murder in a jazz club.
Cinderella Jones (1946) as
A woman can claim inheritance only if she marries a genius.
The Kid from Brooklyn (1946) as Milkman
A shy milkman gets into boxing when he turns out to have a killer punch.
San Quentin (1946) as Poker player
An ex-con sets up a program to straighten out hard-core prisoners.
Adventure (1946) as Wheel of Fortune
A rough-living sailor has trouble adjusting to domestic life when he marries a librarian.
Dangerous Business (1946) as Sharpy
Two young lawyers (Forrest Tucker and Lynn Merrick) open an office together. They are hired to defend a utilities magnate (Thurston Hall) who claims he has been framed. He is kidnapped by a gangster (Gerald Mohr), and a battle royal ensues when the lawyers try to rescue him.
The Notorious Lone Wolf (1946) as Store manager
A reformed thief tracks a stolen gem to clear his name.
Mama Loves Papa (1945) as
A wimp named playground commissioner takes on corrupt city officials.
Wilson (1945) as Specialty dancer
A chronicle of the political career of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson.
Men of San Quentin (1942) as Jimmie
Manpower (1941) as
Power linemen feud over the love of a sultry nightclub singer.
A Child Is Born (1940) as Second clerk
A pregnant prison inmate shares her problems with the patients in a maternity ward.
Flight Angels (1940) as Dave
Airline stewardesses vie for the love of a dashing pilot.
Brother Rat and a Baby (1940) as Waiter
Three naval cadets graduate and help each other find jobs.
Murder in the Air (1940) as Prescott
A secret service agent fights to keep enemy spies away from top secret government plans.
Knute Rockne--All American (1940) as Reporter
Biography of the famed Notre Dame coach and his fight to "win one for the Gipper."
Torchy Runs for Mayor (1939) as Radio manager
After digging up the dirt on local politicians, a newswoman decides to run for office.
Mutiny in the Big House (1939) as Milo
A prison chaplain tries to help a young innocent and prevent a breakout.
Secret Service of the Air (1939) as Guard
A government agent battles smugglers.
The Roaring Twenties (1939) as
Three WWI Army buddies get mixed up with the mob in peacetime.
The Kid from Kokomo (1939) as Sportswriter
A fight manager decides his client needs a family for publicity purposes.
Dark Victory (1939) as Doctor
A flighty heiress discovers inner strength when she develops a brain tumor.
Cowboy Quarterback (1939) as Photographer
A football scout tries to get a legendary runner back into the game.
Indianapolis Speedway (1939) as Official
A race-car driver tries to keep his kid brother from taking to the track.
Gold Diggers in Paris (1938) as Waiter
Three showgirls travel to Paris in search of rich husbands.
Hollywood Hotel (1938) as Co-pilot
A small-town boy wins a Hollywood talent contest.
Accidents Will Happen (1938) as Electric company man
An insurance man tangles with a fraud ring.
International Settlement (1938) as Gangster
Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) as Reporter
Childhood friends on opposite sides of the law fight over the future of a street gang.
A Slight Case of Murder (1938) as Hotel manager
A gangster finds the straight life ain't so simple.
Over the Wall (1938) as Convict
A prison chaplain tries to help a man framed for murder prove his innocence.
I Am the Law (1938) as Thug
A law professor signs on as special prosecutor to take on the mob.
Submarine D-1 (1937) as Sailor
Recruits on a new submarine fall for the same girl.
Meet the Boyfriend (1937) as Buddy
Midnight Taxi (1937) as Buck
G-Man Chick Gardner (Brian Donlevy), posing as a taxi driver, convinces the members of a counterfeiting gang that he is on their side and is taken into the organization by Philip Strickland (Alan Dinehart), the boss, over the objections of gang lieutenant Flash Dillon (Gilbert Roland.) Gardner meets Gilda Lee (Frances Drake), a member of the gang, and learns of the planned smuggling of a load of counterfeit money at a remote wharf. He arranges with the Federal officers to foil the landing but their presence is detected and the gang escapes, with Gardner being wounded in the melee by his own men. Dillon discovers Gardner's true identity and tells Gilda to take him for a ride. Instead, she helps Gardner kill Dillon, in return for which he promises her immunity. She goes with Strickland to the yacht of John Rudd (Sig Rumann), who is the secret leader of the counterfeiters. Gardner and the federal agents follow her.
Ready, Willing and Able (1937) as Reporter
Two songwriters want to cast a British star in their new show.
Confession (1937) as Actor friend
A glamorous singer commits murder to protect her daughter's virtue.
Marked Woman (1937) as Assistant to Graham
A crusading DA fights to get a nightclub hostess to testify against her gangster boss.
36 Hours to Kill (1936) as Gangster
General Spanky (1936) as Man at bulletin board
Three youngsters get mixed up in a crucial Civil War battle.
Crash Donovan (1936) as Headwaiter

Cast (short)

Oklahoma Outlaws (1943)
In this short western, a gang of outlaws threatens a family. Vitaphone Release 1145A.

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