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Also Known As: Died: May 26, 1979
Born: March 15, 1904 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Ireland Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Born Again (1978) as Judge Gerhard Gesell
Charles Colson was involved in the infamous Watergate scandal that brought down the administration of former President Richard Nixon. Colson was sentenced to prison for the crimes he committed in the name of "national security", and while in prison he underwent a religious conversion. This film tells the story of his life up to, including and after his conversion.
2.
Tangier Incident (1953) as Steve Gordon
3.
Mexican Manhunt (1953) as David L. Brady
4.
Man Bait (1952) as John Harman
The married owner of a bookstore enters a world of trouble after making advances at his clerk.
5.
Montana Belle (1952) as Tom Bradfield
The Daltons force Belle Starr to help them on a dangerous raid.
6.
F.B.I. Girl (1951) as Jeff Donley
7.
The Kid from Cleveland (1949) as Mike Jackson
Teen baseball fan Johnny Barrows sneaks into the baseball stadium of the Cleveland Indians, then playing in the 1948 World Series; claiming to be an orphan, he befriends team members & broadcaster Mike Jackson. But it develops that Johnny has a troubled home life with his mother and stepfather, and is involved in juvenile crime. His 'better side' shows only when he runs away to visit the team again. Can Mike and the Indians (playing themselves) wrest Johnny away from bad influences?
8.
Bride for Sale (1949) as Paul Martin
9.
Red Canyon (1949) as Mathew Bostel
10.
Illegal Entry (1949) as Dan Collins
11.
Luxury Liner (1948) as Captain Jeremy Bradford
The daughter of a ship's captain becomes a sea-going cupid.
12.
Angel on the Amazon (1948) as Jim Warburton
13.
Slave Girl (1947) as Matt Claibourne, also known as Pierre
14.
The Corpse Came C.O.D. (1947) as Joe Medford
Romantically involved reporters compete to solve a murder on a famous actress' estate.
15.
Out of the Blue (1947) as Arthur Earthleigh
Set in an apartment building whose occupants include Arthur Earthleigh (George Brent), a meek and mild type married to the beautiful-but-domineering Mae (Carole Landis); a Bohemian artist, David Galleo (Turhan Bey) and his always-there model, Deborah Tyler (Virginia Mayo); and Olive Jensen (Ann Dvorak), a Greenwich Village type who is always slightly-but-continuously inebriated, and whose motto is "love and let love." She calls on George while his wife is out, and when she passes out during his attempts to get her out before his wife returns, he thinks she is dead and deposits her on Galleo's terrace. Galleo takes advantage of the situation by using it in a blackmail scheme against Arthur, which is shakey, at best, as Olive refuses to stay dead.
16.
Christmas Eve (1947) as Michael Brooks
To save her fortune, an aging woman must reunite her three adopted sons.
17.
My Reputation (1946) as Major Scott Landis
A widow generates small-town gossip when she falls in love too soon after her husband's death.
18.
The Spiral Staircase (1946) as Professor [Albert] Warren
A serial killer stalks a mute servant girl in a remote mansion.
19.
Tomorrow Is Forever (1946) as Larry Hamilton
A scarred veteran presumed dead returns home to find his wife remarried.
20.
Lover Come Back (1946) as Bill Williams
Kay Williams, an executive with Styles, Inc., is true to her absent husband Bill despite much harassment for dates from co-workers. But when Bill finally returns from Europe, it becomes increasingly evident to Kay that he has been a world- class philanderer. Still loving him, Kay decides to take gentle revenge by making him think she does likewise. Ensuing comic events ridicule the double standard at every opportunity.
21.
Temptation (1946) as Nigel Armine
In a flashback, late-Victorian beauty Ruby, a divorcee with a shady past, calculatingly marries rich Egyptologist Nigel, who installs her at his Cairo estate while he digs for mummies. Bored, Ruby undertakes to recover a friend's letters from Baroudi. But when she meets the blackmailer, mutual attraction leads to an affair. As Ruby gets in deeper, she finds Baroudi is even more unscrupulous than she dreamed.
22.
The Affairs of Susan (1945) as Roger Berton
Susan is about to be married, but the wedding may get called off after her fiancee summons three former beaus. Each reveals a different portrait of Susan: one describes her as a naive country girl who reluctantly becomes an actress, another paints a picture of a gay party girl and and the third describes a serious intellectual. Which one is the real Susan?
23.
Experiment Perilous (1944) as Dr. Huntington Bailey
A small-town doctor tries to help a beautiful woman with a deranged husband.
24.
The Gay Sisters (1942) as Charles Barclay
A New York aristocrat marries for the money to save the family mansion.
25.
Twin Beds (1942) as Mike Abbott
26.
In This Our Life (1942) as Craig Fleming
A neurotic southerner steals her sister's husband then vies with her for another man.
27.
You Can't Escape Forever (1942) as Steve Mitchell
Although she's been demoted to writing the advice column, a newspaper woman still tries to expose a racketeer.
28.
Silver Queen (1942) as James Kincaid
A girl is dismayed to discover that her deceased father has left her destitute and in debt.
29.
Honeymoon for Three (1941) as Kenneth Bixby
A novelist pretends to be married to hold his fans at bay.
30.
International Lady (1941) as [Tom] Hanley
31.
They Dare Not Love (1941) as Prince Kurt von Rotenburg
32.
The Great Lie (1941) as Pete [Van Allen]
Believing her husband to be dead, a flyer's wife bargains with his former love to adopt the woman's baby.
33.
'Til We Meet Again (1940) as Dan Hardesty
A dying woman shares a shipboard romance with a criminal on his way to the gallows.
34.
South of Suez (1940) as John Gamble [later known as John Bradley]
A murder defendant falls for his alleged victim's daughter.
35.
The Fighting 69th (1940) as "Wild Bill" Donovan
A braggart soldier learns the true meaning of heroism when he joins World War I's all-Irish unit.
36.
The Man Who Talked Too Much (1940) as Stephen Forbes
A defense lawyer sets out to topple a powerful gangster.
37.
Adventure in Diamonds (1940) as Capt. Stephen Dennett
38.
Dark Victory (1939) as Dr. Frederick Steele
A flighty heiress discovers inner strength when she develops a brain tumor.
39.
The Rains Came (1939) as Tom Ransome
A Hindu doctor's affair with a British noblewoman is disrupted by a violent flood.
40.
The Old Maid (1939) as Clem Spender
An unmarried mother gives her illegitimate child to her cousin.
41.
Wings of the Navy (1939) as Cass Harrington
Pilot brothers vie for the same woman.
42.
Secrets of an Actress (1938) as Dick Orr
A leading lady falls for a married architect who's invested in her play.
43.
Jezebel (1938) as Buck Cantrell
A tempestuous Southern belle's willfulness threatens to destroy all who care for her.
44.
Gold Is Where You Find It (1938) as Jared Whitney
A gold strike in California triggers a bitter feud between farmers and prospectors.
45.
Racket Busters (1938) as Denny Jordan
A mobster tries to take over the trucking business.
46.
Mountain Justice (1937) as Paul Cameron
A young lawyer defends a hillbilly girl who killed her father in self defense.
47.
The Go Getter (1937) as Bill Austin
A Navy veteran with one leg fights to make himself a success.
48.
God's Country and the Woman (1937) as Steve Russett
A lady lumberjack falls for one of her workers, not realizing it's a business rival in disguise.
49.
Submarine D-1 (1937) as Lt. Commander [Dan] Matthews
Recruits on a new submarine fall for the same girl.
50.
The Case Against Mrs. Ames (1936) as Matt Logan
51.
Give Me Your Heart (1936) as Jim Baker
A socialite has to give up the baby she bore to a married man.
52.
Snowed Under (1936) as Alan Tanner
A playwright in search of solitude is besieged by three women.
53.
The Golden Arrow (1936) as Johnny Jones
A fake heiress marries a common reporter to thwart the advances of gold-digging playboys.
54.
More Than a Secretary (1936) as Fred Gilbert
A secretary gets the glamour treatment to win her boss' heart.
55.
The Goose and the Gander (1935) as Bob McNear
A divorcee can't stop meddling in her ex-husband's affairs.
56.
In Person (1935) as Emory Parks
A movie star runs off to the mountains for an incognito vacation.
57.
The Right to Live (1935) as Colin Trent
A crippled war hero's death turns out to be murder.
58.
Living on Velvet (1935) as Terry Parker
A guilt-ridden pilot finds a new outlook on life when he falls for a society girl.
59.
Special Agent (1935) as Bill Bradford
A government agent poses as a newspaperman to get the goods on a mobster.
60.
Stranded (1935) as Mack Hale
A Traveler's Aid worker who delights in solving people's problems gets mixed up with gangsters.
61.
Front Page Woman (1935) as Curt Devlin
Rival reporters try to scoop each other while covering a fire.
62.
Desirable (1934) as [Stuart] McAllister
An aging actress tries to keep her teen-aged daughter out of the public eye.
63.
The Painted Veil (1934) as Jack Townsend
A wife strays, then fights to redeem herself to her husband.
64.
Housewife (1934) as William Reynolds
Success could spell divorce for an advertising writer.
65.
Stamboul Quest (1934) as [Douglas] Beall
A notorious enemy spy falls for an American medical student during World War I.
66.
Female (1933) as Jim Thorne
A female CEO who's used to buying love meets her match in an independent young executive.
67.
Lilly Turner (1933) as Bob [Chandler]
After unwittingly marrying a bigamist, a pregnant woman faces many trials on the road to romance.
68.
Baby Face (1933) as [Courtland] Trenholm
A beautiful schemer sleeps her way to the top of a banking empire.
69.
42nd Street (1933) as Pat Denning
The definitive backstage musical, complete with the dazzling newcomer who goes on for the injured star.
70.
Luxury Liner (1933) as Doctor Karl Bernhard
71.
From Headquarters (1933) as Lieut. J. [Jim] Stevens
A police lieutenant uses scientific methods to solve a decadent playboy's murder.
72.
The Keyhole (1933) as Neil [Davis]
A private eye specializing in divorce cases falls for the woman he's been hired to frame.
73.
The Rich Are Always with Us (1932) as Julian Tierney
A socialite gets a divorce but can't keep out of her ex-husband's life.
74.
The Purchase Price (1932) as Jim Gilson
A night-club singer on the lam becomes a farmer's mail-order bride.
75.
The Crash (1932) as Geoffrey Gault
The stock market crash costs a faithless wife her fortune.
76.
Week-end Marriage (1932) as Peter Acton
When her husband loses his job, a woman risks her marriage to become the breadwinner.
77.
Miss Pinkerton (1932) as Patten
A private duty nurse gets herself mixed up in a murder investigation.
78.
So Big (1932) as Roelf Pool
A farmer's widow takes on the land and her late husband's tempestuous son.
79.
They Call It Sin (1932) as Dr. [Tony] Travers
An innocent young chorus girl fights the advances of her lecherous producer.
80.
Lightning Warrior, The (1931)
A Rin-Tin-Tin serial presented in 12 episodes. The mysterious Wolf Man is terrorizing settlers in a western town. With the help of Rinty, young Jimmy Carter unmasks the Wolf Man and foils his evil plot.
81.
Once a Sinner (1931) as James Brett
82.
Charlie Chan Carries On (1931) as Capt. Ronald Keane
Charlie steps in to solve the murder of a wealthy American found dead in a London hotel. Settings include London, Nice, San Remo, Honolulu and Hong Kong. Fast-paced with lots of wisecracking.
83.
Ex-Bad Boy (1931) as Donald Swift
84.
Under Suspicion (1931) as Inspector Turner
85.
The Homicide Squad (1931) as Jimmy Buckley
86.
Fair Warning (1931) as Lee Haines

Cast (short)

87.
Swingtime in the Movies (1938)
In this musical short, a director making a western struggles to find a good lead actress. Vitaphone Release 8960-8961.
88.
A Dream Comes True: The Making of an Unusual Motion Picture (1935)
This short film promotes the film "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (1935), and offers behind-the-scene footage of the creation of the film.
89.
Things You Never See on the Screen (1935)
This short film presents a series of bloopers from various Warner Bros. productions.

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