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Also Known As: Died: February 1, 1953
Born: July 24, 1909 Cause of Death: heart complications following a kidney operation
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Icebreaker (2001) as Summit Restaurant Patron
It's peak season at the Killington ski resort, and all that ski-patrol officer Matt Foster wants is to impress his girlfriend's visiting father. But when terrorists turn up and start taking hostages, his expertise on the slopes becomes a vital weapon and the lives of the guests, including his potent
Vision, The (1987) as Lord Mallory
Evangelists who run a satellite television network prepare viewers to accept a new world order.
Apache Chief (1949) as Young Eagle
The Enchanted Valley (1948) as Johnny [Nelson]
Philo Vance's Gamble (1947) as Philo Vance
Philo Vance's Secret Mission (1947) as Philo Vance
Publisher Martin Jamison (Paul Maxey) sends for Philo Vance (Alan Curtis) as he wants to hire him as a technical advisor on the crime stories he publishes. Paul Morgan (Frank Fenton), Morgan's partner, regards the plan as foolish. Jamison tells his secretary Mona Bannister (Sheila Ryan) to bring Vance to his home that night and he will reveal the solution to the seven-year mystery of the killing of Sam Philips, former partner in the firm. Philips ex-wife (Tala Birell), now a receptionist for the company, is alarmed when she overhears. As Vance and Mona drive up, two shots are heard and Jamison's body is later found in the trunk of Vance's car.
Renegade Girl (1946) as Captain Fred Raymond
Jean Shelby, a member of a family of Confederate sympathizers in Missouri during the Civil War, has been providing information about the Union Army to Confederate Raiders. So the Union is trying to capture the Shelby family, with the help of an outcast Indian who has his own grudge against the Shelbys. When Jean and a Yankee captain fall in love, their plans and loyalties are tested.
Inside Job (1946) as Eddie Norton, also known as Eddie Mitchell
Flight to Nowhere (1946) as Hoby Carrington
Frisco Sal (1945) as Rio [Jordan, previously known as John Warren]
Sal comes to the Barbary Coast from New England to find out who murdered her brother. She gets a job signing in Dude's saloon, falls in love with Dude, then wonders if he might be involved in the murder.
The Daltons Ride Again (1945) as Emmett Dalton
Shady Lady (1945) as Marty Martin
The Naughty Nineties (1945) as Crawford
In the gay '90s, cardsharps take over a Mississippi riverboat from a kindly captain. Their first act is to change the showboat into a floating gambling house. A ham actor and his bumbling sidekick try to devise a way to help the captain regain ownership of the vessel.
See My Lawyer (1945) as Charlie [Rodman]
The Invisible Man's Revenge (1944) as Mark Foster
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.
Follow the Boys (1944) as
Destiny (1944) as Cliff [Banks, also known as Cliff Johnson]
Phantom Lady (1944) as Scott Henderson
A mystery woman is a murder suspect's only alibi for the night of his wife's death.
Two Tickets to London (1943) as Dan Driscoll
Hitler's Madman (1943) as Karel Vavra
The Nazis take revenge on a Czech village after one of their most sadistic commanders is assassinated there.
Gung Ho! (1943) as John Harbison
A Marine squadron takes on a heroic Pacific Island raid during WWII.
Crazy House (1943) as
Remember Pearl Harbor (1942) as Bruce Gordon
High Sierra (1941) as Babe
An aging ex-con sets out to pull one more big heist.
We Go Fast (1941) as Bob Brandon
Rose Couglin (Lynn Bari) is a wise-cracking waitress at a coffe-pt diner with policemen Bob Brandon (Alan Curtis) and Herman Huff (Don DeFore billed as Don DeForest) vying for her attention. Their argument ends when the place is held up, but Brandon tricks the crook and captures him, but lets Herman take the credit. Herman now must sponsor Bob's application to the motrocycle force and is enev more dismayed when society deb Diana Hempstead (Sheila Ryan)takes a liking to Bob. Rose also finds herself involved with a swindle upon a refrigerator manufacturer by a bogus foreign potentate, Nabob (Gerald Mohr.)
Buck Privates (1941) as Bob Martin
Two small-time con artists enlist in the Army to avoid the police.
New Wine (1941) as Franz Schubert
Four Sons (1940) as Karl [Bern]
A Czech family is torn apart by violence and political conflicts during the rise of Nazi Germany in this 1940 drama. Frau Bernie's four sons all choose different paths: pro-Czech, pro-Nazi, and toward America. The mother becomes an eyewitness to tragedy as she begins to lose her sons to the war. Based on the 1928 film of the same name, which was set during World War I.
Burn 'Em Up O'Connor (1939) as Jose "Rocks" Rivera
A race car driver tries to solve a series of track-side murders before he''''s next.
Hollywood Cavalcade (1939) as Nicky Hayden
Michael Linnett Connors takes Molly Adair from Broadway understudy to 1913 Hollywood star. Although she is in love with him, she marries her co-star reckoning wrongly Connors thinks of her only in terms of movies. He fires her in pique, apparently terminally damaging his career.
Good Girls Go to Paris (1939) as Tom Brand
An English professor helps a waitress take a dream vacation in Paris.
Sergeant Madden (1939) as Dennis Madden
A police officer's son joins the force but goes bad.
The Duke of West Point (1938) as Cadet Strong
The Shopworn Angel (1938) as "Thin Lips"
A showgirl gives up life in the fast lane for a young soldier on his way to fight World War I.
Yellow Jack (1938) as Brinkerhoff
A Marine in turn-of-the-century Cuba risks his life in the fight to cure yellow fever.
Mannequin (1937) as Eddie Miller
A small-time crook's wife falls for a shipping magnate.
The Firefly (1937) as French soldier
A Spanish spy masquerades as a singer to sabotage Napoleon's forces.
China Passage (1937) as Officer
Murder and jewel theft plague a China-bound steamer.
Between Two Women (1937) as
A nurse with an alcoholic husband falls for a doctor, only to find his interests lie elsewhere.
Don't Tell the Wife (1937) as Customer's man
A milquetoast banker gets caught in an investment swindle.
Bad Guy (1937) as Operator
A man convinces his brother to bust him out of prison.
Wanted! Jane Turner (1936) as Bill
A postal detective tracks the gang that robbed a mail truck and killed the driver.
Walking on Air (1936) as Fred Randolph
A girl torments her parents by hiring a phony suitor.
Smartest Girl in Town (1936) as
A girl in search of a rich husband mistakes a millionaire for a male model.

Cast (short)

One Live Ghost (1936)
In this short film, an unappreciated husband tries to teach his family a lesson, but the joke turns on him.

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