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Also Known As: Died: October 9, 1953
Born: August 27, 1887 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: United Kingdom Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
When Comedy Was King (1960) as
A compilation of funny moments from the top comedians of the silent era.
2.
Royal Wedding (1951) as Cabby
A brother-and-sister musical team find romance when they tour to London for Elizabeth II's wedding.
3.
Here Comes the Groom (1951) as Guest
A foreign correspondent woos his former fiancee so he can maintain custody of some orphans he's adopted.
4.
5.
Challenge to Lassie (1949) as Newspaper reporter
A faithful dog changes the lives of all who know her after her master dies.
6.
Hills of Home (1948) as
Lassie helps a Scottish doctor deal with his patients' problems.
7.
Julia Misbehaves (1948) as Bill collector
A showgirl returns to her stuffy estranged husband when their daughter gets engaged.
8.
Grand Canyon Trail (1948) as Sheriff
Sintown is just a deserted ghost town until Vanerpool starts looking for silver. Cookie and Roy's partners put $20,000 into the business only to find that the mine is worthless and Vanerpool is bankrupt. Carol comes out to look for silver to save the company, but does not know that their engineer, named Regan, is crooked and wants all the silver for himself. But only Old Ed knows where the mother lode is located.
9.
Here Comes Trouble (1948) as Street cleaner
A newspaper publisher and his ace reporter try to solve the murder of a blackmailing stripper.
10.
Till the Clouds Roll By (1947) as Candy vendor
True story of composer Jerome Kern's rise to the top on Broadway and in Hollywood.
11.
Bob, Son of Battle (1947) as Court judge
12.
The Perils of Pauline (1947) as Chef comic
The world's worst actress rises to stardom as serial queen Pearl White.
13.
Two Sisters from Boston (1946) as Street cleaner
Two girls with Broadway aspirations find work in a Bowery saloon.
14.
She-Wolf of London (1946) as Policeman
London is shaken by a series of grisly murders. Suspicion falls on an attractive young woman who is rumored to have werewolves in her family tree.
15.
Yanks Ahoy (1943) as Cook Flynn
Feuding sergeants wreak havoc on the Navy.
16.
To Be or Not to Be (1942) as Scottish farmer
A troupe of squabbling actors joins the Polish underground to dupe the Nazis.
17.
Nice Girl? (1941) as Loafer
18.
One Night in Lisbon (1941) as Air raid warden
19.
A Chump at Oxford (1940)
When they accidentally capture a bank robber, two street cleaners are given a scholarship to Oxford.
20.
Saps at Sea (1940) as Doctor Finlayson
Two factory workers accidentally set sail with an escaped killer.
21.
Foreign Correspondent (1940) as Dutch peasant
An American reporter covering the war in Europe gets mixed up in the assassination of a Dutch diplomat.
22.
The Great Victor Herbert (1939) as Lamp lighter
23.
Hollywood Cavalcade (1939) as Keystone Cop
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.
24.
The Flying Deuces (1939) as Jailor
Two bumblers join the Foreign Legion to forget a beautiful woman.
25.
Carefree (1938) as
A psychiatrist falls in love with the woman he's supposed to be nudging into marriage with someone else.
26.
The Toast of New York (1937) as Inventor
A 19th century con artist rises from medicine shows to Wall Street.
27.
This Way Please (1937) as Policeman
28.
Pick a Star (1937) as Director
A young innocent in Hollywood enlists a publicist's help in her search for stardom.
29.
All over Town (1937) as MacDougal
30.
Way Out West (1937) as Mickey Finn
A pair of tenderfeet try to get the deed to a gold mine to its rightful owner.
31.
Our Relations (1936) as Finn
Two sailors get caught in a mountain of mix-ups when they meet their long-lost twins.
32.
The Bohemian Girl (1936) as Captain Finn
Two pickpockets raise a stolen child, not realizing she's royalty.
33.
Bonnie Scotland (1935) as Sergeant Finlayson, also known as Sergeant Leatherpuss
Two Americans in search of a Scottish inheritance wind up serving with the British in India.
34.
35.
The Devil's Brother (1933) as Lord Rocberg
Two wannabe bandits are hired as servants by the real thing.
36.
Pack Up Your Troubles (1932) as The General
Two World War I veterans try help a comrade's orphaned daughter find her family.
37.
Thunder Below (1932) as Scotty
38.
Young Eagles (1930) as Scotty
39.
For the Defense (1930) as Parrott
An attorney, who specializes in springing criminals out of prison, is faced with a moral dilemma when his girlfriend drunkenly kills a pedestrian with her car and another man takes the blame.
40.
The Dawn Patrol (1930) as Field sergeant
A hotshot World War I flyer almost cracks under the pressure of sending his men on perilous missions.
41.
El príncipe del dólar (1930) as Detective del hotel
42.
Hard To Get (1929) as Pa Martin
A dress-shop model falls in love with a millionaire, but when she has the chance to marry him, she is unsure of her social position.
43.
Wall Street (1929) as Andy
44.
Two Weeks Off (1929) as Pa Weaver
45.
46.
Bachelor's Paradise (1928) as Pat Malone
47.
Show Girl (1928) as Mr. Dugan
48.
Lady Be Good (1928) as Trelawney West
49.
No Man's Law (1927) as Jack Belcher
50.
Innocent Husbands (1925)
In this silent short, an honest husband has to keep his suspicious wife from finding the woman who's passed out in his bedroom.
51.
Hollywood (1923) as
Angela comes to Hollywood with only two things: Her dream to become a movie star, and Grandpa. She leaves an Aunt, a brother, Grandma, and her longtime boyfriend back in Centerville. Despite seeing major movie stars around every corner, and knocking on every casting office door in town, at the end of her first day she is still unemployed. To her horror, when she arrives back at their hotel, she finds that Grandpa has been cast in a movie by William DeMille and quickly becomes a star during the ensuing weeks. Her family, worried that Angela and Grandpa are getting into trouble, come to Hollywood to drag them back home. In short order Aunt, Grandma, brother, boyfriend and even the parrot become superstars, but Angela is still unemployed...
52.
The Crossroads of New York (1922) as A lawyer
53.
A Small Town Idol (1921) as J. Wellington Jones
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.
54.
Home Talent (1921) as
55.
Married Life (1920) as A Man Who Made Good
56.
Down on the Farm (1920) as The Sportive Banker
When The Sportive Banker comes to collect the mortgage from The Girl's Father, he proposes that The Girl could be bartered for the payment. However, The Girl is in love with The Rustic Sweetheart, and to foil The Sportive Banker's plans, she forges a letter purporting that she has been compromised by The Man of Mystery.

Cast (short)

57.
Life Hesitates at 40 (1936)
In this comedic short, Charley Chase finds himself having strange spells in which everything around him appears to stop.
58.
Thicker Than Water (1935)
Oliver Hardy suffers some pretty serious money troubles in this comedic short film.
59.
MANHATTAN MONKEY BUSINESS (1935)
After a man accidentally over-tips, he must find a way to pay for his dinner and impress a girl in this comedic short.
60.
NATURE IN THE WRONG (1933)
In this short comedy. Charlie Chase is tricked into believing he is a descendant of Tarzan and he begins to behave thusly.
61.
NATURE IN THE WRONG (1933)
In this short comedy. Charlie Chase is tricked into believing he is a descendant of Tarzan and he begins to behave thusly.
62.
His Silent Racket (1933)
When the owner of a cleaning business doesn't cough up protection money for mobsters, he looks for a partner to take the heat for him in this short comedy.
63.
Mush and Milk (1933)
A gang of children spend a day at an amusement park in this short comedy.
64.
Chickens Come Home- (1931)
In this comedic short film, a man risks his marriage to help his best friend deal with blackmailers.
65.
Politiquerias (1931)
Spanish-language version of the Laurel and Hardy short Chickens Come Home.
66.
Hasty Marriage, The (1931)
An unemployed man falls in love with a streetcar conductor''s daughter in this short comedy.
67.
Our Wife (1931)
A man tries to help his best friend elope in this comedic short film.
68.
69.
Rap, The (1931)
Laurel and Hardy are sent to prison in this comedic short film.
70.
One Good Turn (1931)
Two vagrants try to repay the kindly old lady who helped them in this comedic short.
71.
Dollar Dizzy (1930)
In this short film, two millionaires try to escape the suitors out to marry them for their money.
72.
Night Owls (1930)
In this short film, two vagrants try to help a police officer save his reputation.
73.
Ladrones ("Night Owls", Spanish) (1930)
Spanish language version of Laurel and Hardy's "Night Owls", in which two vagrants try to help a police officer save his reputation.
74.
Men O' War (1929)
Two sailors cause various acts of mischief while on shore leave in this short comedy.
75.
Liberty (1929)
Two escaped convicts get in trouble over a pair of pants in this short silent comedy.
76.
Big Business (1929)
In this comedic short film, a quarrel between two salesmen and a potential customer leads to an orgy of destruction.
77.
Do Detectives Think? (1927)
Two inept detectives are hired to guard the judge in this silent short film.
78.
The Second 100 Years (1927)
Two convicts in an escape attempt tunnel into the warden's office in this short silent comedy.
79.
Thundering Fleas (1926)
In this silent short film, a gang of kids attend a wedding, bringing along their flea collection... which gets loose.
80.
Official Officers (1925)
A gang of children are given the chance to help the police force in this silent short film.
81.
Mary Queen of Tots (1925)
In this silent short comedy, a neglected little girl desperately needs friends and finds them in a gang of children.
82.
Rupert of Hee Haw (1924)
This silent short film is a parody of "Rupert of Hentzau," Anthony Hope's sequel to adventure novel "The Prisoner of Zenda."
83.
Bright Eyes (1922)
In this short film, a family of social climbers interfere with the daughters marriage and conflict between love and greed commences.
84.
Don't Weaken! (1920)
A dancing instructor gets involved with a newly rich family in this silent comedic short.

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