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James Todd was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Todd's earliest roles were in film, including "Charlie Chan's Chance" (1932) with Warner Oland, "Flying Tigers" (1942) and the crime feature "The Velvet Touch" (1948) with Rosalind Russell. He also appeared in the comedy "The Luck of the Irish" (1948) with Tyrone Power, "The Lone Wolf and His Lady" (1949) and the dramedy "The Gal Who Took the West" (1949) with Yvonne De Carlo. He kept working in film throughout the fifties, starring in "Francis" (1950), the Diana Lynn comedy "Peggy" (1950) and "Torch Song" (1953) with Joan Crawford. He also appeared in "Titanic" (1953). In the latter part of his career, he continued to act in the Jean Simmons musical comedy "This Could Be the Night" (1957), the Jean Simmons drama "Until They Sail" (1957) and the crime flick "High School Confidential" (1958) with Russ Tamblyn. He also appeared in the Yul Brynner adventure "The Buccaneer" (1958). Todd was most recently credited in "The 1999 MTV Video Music Awards" (MTV, 1999-2000). Todd passed away in February 1968 at the age of 60.

James Todd was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Todd's earliest roles were in film, including "Charlie Chan's Chance" (1932) with Warner Oland, "Flying Tigers" (1942) and the crime feature "The Velvet Touch" (1948) with Rosalind Russell. He also appeared in the comedy "The Luck of the Irish" (1948) with Tyrone Power, "The Lone Wolf and His Lady" (1949) and the dramedy "The Gal Who Took the West" (1949) with Yvonne De Carlo. He kept working in film throughout the fifties, starring in "Francis" (1950), the Diana Lynn comedy "Peggy" (1950) and "Torch Song" (1953) with Joan Crawford. He also appeared in "Titanic" (1953). In the latter part of his career, he continued to act in the Jean Simmons musical comedy "This Could Be the Night" (1957), the Jean Simmons drama "Until They Sail" (1957) and the crime flick "High School Confidential" (1958) with Russ Tamblyn. He also appeared in the Yul Brynner adventure "The Buccaneer" (1958). Todd was most recently credited in "The 1999 MTV Video Music Awards" (MTV, 1999-2000). Todd passed away in February 1968 at the age of 60.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 The Buccaneer (1959) Mr. Whipple
2.
 The High Cost of Loving (1958) Marshall
3.
 High School Confidential! (1958) Jack Staples
4.
 This Could Be the Night (1957) Mr. Hallerby
5.
 Until They Sail (1957) Consul
6.
 The Wings of Eagles (1957) Jack Travis
7.
 Kelly and Me (1957) Sam Croft
8.
 The Scarlet Hour (1956) Inspector Paley
9.
 Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956) Colonel
10.
 Trial (1955) Minister
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