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Also Known As: Died: November 9, 1976
Born: February 11, 1920 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

The Phantom of Hollywood (1974) as Studio Engineer
A masked madman tries to stop the sale of a movie studio.
Fitzwilly (1967) as Restaurant owner
When an aging philanthropist goes broke, her butler robs from the rich so she can give to the poor.
Mister Buddwing (1966) as 2d cab driver
A man suffering from amnesia confronts a series of women in his search for his memory.
A Global Affair (1964) as
A U.N. official tries to locate the mother of an abandoned baby.
For Love or Money (1963) as Elevator operator
A millionairess forces her lawyer to find suitable husbands for her three daughters who stand to inherit a fortune.
Move Over, Darling (1963) as
Five years after a woman disappeared in the sea after a plane crash, her husband remarries and sets off to be with the new wife only to be confronted by the woman he had pronounced legally dead.
Too Late For Tears (1949) as Boat attendant
A married woman's discovery of stolen money changes her character for the worse.
Challenge of the Range (1949) as Reb Matson
Dangerous Years (1948) as Danny Jones
Jeff Carter has put an end to the town's delinquency with a boys' club. Young hoodlum Danny shows up and influences teenagers Doris, Willy and Leo. They hang out at a juke joint where Eve (one of Marilyn's first bit parts) works. When Jeff tries to stop a robbery planned by Danny, he is killed and Danny goes on trial.
Gas House Kids (1946) as Tony Albertini
Junior G-Men of the Air (1942)
The third of Universal's three serials headlining the Dead End Kids and Little Tough Guys (preceded by "Junior G-Men" and "Sea Raiders") is the 55th of Universal's sound-era serials (followed "Gang Busters" and ahead of "Overland Mail") and is the last 12-chapter serial (despite some source that lists it as 13 chapters) released by Universal; "Overland Mail" had 15 episodes while the remaining 13 serials released by Universal Pictures (none of which were ever distributed to theatres by MCA/Universal which didn't exist in the years that Universal produced serials) were all 13 episodes. This one finds the gang, Billy "Ace" Holden (Billy Halop), "Bolts" Larson (Huntz Hall), "Stick" Munsey (Gabriel Dell) and "Greaseball" Plunkett (Bernard Punsly) working in an airplane/auto junk yard owned by Ace's father (Eddy Waller.) Their truck is stolen by members of a fifth column organization, the Order of the Black Dragonfly, but when government agent Don Ames (Richard Lane) returns the recovered truck, Ace, who distrusts law men, refuses to give Ames a description of the men who stole the truck. Ames decides to let Jerry Markham (Frank Albertson), young leader of the Junior G-Men, who knows both Ace and his brother Eddie (Gene Reynolds) through their mutual interest in airplanes and flying, try to gain Ace's cooperation. The Axis agents, Araka (Turhan Bey), Augar (John Bagni), Beal (John Bleifer), Monk (Noel Cravat) and Comora (Edward Forrest), report to the Japanese leader of the Black Dragonfly, The Baron (Lionel Atwill), at his farmhouse headquarters outside the city. In an attempt to track down the spies, Ace and his friends drive their truck near the farm and are spotted by the enemy agents. Monk, the gang's pilot, tries to bomb the truck and the boys appear doomed. But not so with many chapters still remaining in this 12-chapter-only serial
Mug Town (1942) as Tommy [Davis]
Tough As They Come (1942) as Tom [H.] Clark
Junior Army (1942) as Jimmie Fletcher
An English refugee and a street thug go to military school together.
Blues in the Night (1941) as Peppi
The members of a traveling jazz band try to keep their leader from drinking himself to death.
Hit the Road (1941) as Tom
Sea Raiders (1941)
Sky Raiders (1941)
Mob Town (1941) as Tom Barker
You're Not So Tough (1940) as Tom [Lincoln]
The Dead End Kids are out of the slums of New York's East Side and running around the sunny valleys of California looking for a way to make a quick buck. The idea of working never enters their minds until Halop is egged on by Grey to show his capabilities. Before long, he and Hall are working on the ranch of Galli, an elderly Italian woman who treats her workers like human beings instead of animals. Galli's son disappeared as an infant, and Halop tries to convince her that he is that long lost son, thus possibly sharing in her wealth. Galli is such a good person that Halop is soon motivated by respect instead of greed, so he devises a plan to help her when truckers and a labor organization band together to keep her crops from making it to market.
Give Us Wings (1940) as Tom
Tom Brown's School Days (1940) as Flashman
While visiting the grave of Dr. Thomas Arnold, the beloved late headmaster of the famous preparatory school Rugby, Tom Brown meets his old classmate East, and the two begin to reminisce about Dr. Arnold's days at Rugby.
You Can't Get Away with Murder (1939) as Johnnie Stone
A young tough takes the rap for a hardened gangster.
Call a Messenger (1939) as Jimmy Hogan
A tough street kid attempts to rob a post office and is caught. In order to avoid reform school, he takes a job as a messenger with the post office. He finds that he likes it, and when his brother is released from prison, attempts to help his brother go straight. However, the two of them get mixed up with a local gangster, who has plans to start robbing post office branches and using the messenger and his brother to do it.
Hell's Kitchen (1939) as Tony [Marco]
An ex-con tries to help a group of hardened juvenile delinquents.
On Dress Parade (1939) as Cadet Major Rollins
A group of delinquents get shipped to military school.
They Made Me a Criminal (1939) as Tommy
A young boxer flees to farming country when he thinks he's killed an opponent in the ring.
Dust Be My Destiny (1939) as Hank
A young misfit lands on a prison chain gang and falls for the foreman's daughter.
The Angels Wash Their Faces (1939) as Billy Shafter
A young delinquent defies his sister to join a tough street gang.
Crime School (1938) as Frankie Warren
A crusading warden sets out to improve conditions at a reform school.
Little Tough Guy (1938) as Johnny Boylan
The son of a man sentenced to death for a murder he didn't commit vows to become a criminal himself. He starts his own street gang, and their crime spree is financed by a mysterious young man--who turns out to be the son of the District Attorney who sent the boy's father to the electric chair.
Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) as Soapy
Childhood friends on opposite sides of the law fight over the future of a street gang.
Dead End (1937) as Tommy [Gordon]
A killer returns to his childhood home to plot his escape from the law.

Cast (special)

Papa G.I. (1964) as Soldier
While performing in Korea, Sergeant Mike Parker, a U.S. Army entertainer, crosses the path of Kim Chi and Quang Duc, a homeless sister and brother who attach themselves to him. When Mike discovers they are orphans, he takes them under his wing and makes them part of his act. The pilot for this pros

Cast (short)

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.


deadendkid ( 2007-09-04 )

Source: He can be seen in all the above mentioned films.

He was the milkman in The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1963). He played an elevator operator in Boy's Night Out (1962) with James Garner, and a process server in The Wheeler Dealers (1963). He was a cabdriver in A Global Affair (1964) and he either does not appear or his scene was deleted from Move Over, Darling (1963).

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