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Also Known As: Died: August 26, 1966
Born: January 7, 1898 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

The Wild Angels (1966) as Thomas
Attempts to retrieve a stolen motorcycle land a gang member in the hospital.
Young Dillinger (1965) as Warden
An embittered young convict becomes Public Enemy Number One.
Swingin' Along (1962) as TV announcer [see note]
Twelve Hours to Kill (1960) as Capt. Johns
Based on the Saturday Evening Post serial "Set Up For Murder" by Richard Stern, 12 Hours to Kill traces the problems of a young Greek national (Nico Minardos) who, after ogling a murder, is ushered off into the relative "safety" of suburban obscurity by the police, unaware that he is being double-crossed by a crooked gendarme.
Artists and Models (1956) as Himself
A cartoonist/artist starts using the inane mutterings of his sleeping idiot of a roommate for his published strip. Soon, the "sleep-talking" starts to smack of political conspiracies and the CIA starts investigating the two. Meanwhile, two lovely models, living next door attempt to make boyfirends out of the pair.
Living It Up (1954) as Radio announcer
A newspaperwoman turns a man who thinks he''''s dying into a national hero.
The Du Pont Story (1951) as Chemical director
Here Comes the Groom (1951) as Radio announcer
A foreign correspondent woos his former fiancee so he can maintain custody of some orphans he''''s adopted.
Cause for Alarm! (1951) as Superintendant
A woman fights to intercept a letter in which her husband tries to prove her guilty of murder.
Only the Valiant (1951) as Capt. Jennings
Capt. Richard Lance (Gregory Peck) is unjustly held responsible, by his men & girlfriend, for an Indian massacre death of beloved Lt. Holloway. Holloway (Gig Young) is killed while escorting a dangerous Indian chief to another fort's prison. The chief escapes. Knowing their fort is in danger of Indian attack, Lance takes a small group of army misfits to an abandoned nearby army fort to defend a mountain pass against the oncoming Indian assault. Their mission is to stall for time until reinforcements from another fort arrive. The men in this small group of malcontents, deserters, psychopaths & cowards all hate Capt. Lance & wish him dead. Much to their chagrin, the men recognize that Lance's survival instincts, military knowledge & leadership are the only chance the group has of staying alive.
Hot Rod (1950) as Judge Langham
David Langham (James Lydon), the youngest son of a hot-rod hating father, Judge Langham (Art Baker), buys an old jalopy but, out of respect for his father, doesn't convert it. He changes his mind when Jack Blodgett (Tommy Bond), the local speed demon, impresses David's girl, Janie Pitts (Gloria Winters), and David makes his car the fastest in town. Jack steals David's hot rod, and flees the scene of an accident he causes. The car is traced back to David, but the truth comes out in court, although David's father is still unhappy about the car...until David and his friend, Swifty Johnson (Gil Stratton Jr.), use it to apprehend some escaping robbers. The Judge decides to back a movement for building a hot-rod race track for the town.
The Underworld Story (1950) as Lt. Tilton
A corrupt newspaperman, blacklisted from his big-city paper, becomes involved with a murder case for a small town paper.
Take One False Step (1949) as [Professor] Henry Pritchard
Prof. Andrew Gentling, in Los Angeles to help found a new college, is inveigled by old flame Catherine Sykes into a midnight drive. Next day Catherine is missing, believed killed; friend Martha convinces Andrew that he's a prime suspect and should investigate before he's arrested. But this only puts Andrew in a more deadly kind of danger.
Night unto Night (1949) as Dr. Poole
A terminally ill scientist seeks comfort from a mentally disturbed widow.
Any Number Can Play (1949) as Mr. Reardon
The owner of a gambling casino tries to win back his estranged wife and child.
Easy Living (1949) as Howard Vollmer
An aging football star risks his health when his greedy wife won't let him retire.
Impact (1949) as Defense attorney
After surviving a murder attempt, an auto magnate goes into hiding so his wife can pay for the crime.
Massacre River (1949) as Col. James Reid
Guy Madison, Rory Calhoun, Carole Mathews, Cathy Downs, Johnny Sands, Steve Brodie, Art Baker, Iron Eyes Cody, Queenie Smith. Two army officers compete for the hand of the colonel''s daughter in this western romance which features a subplot involving a sneaky gambler and Indians on the warpath.
Task Force (1949) as Senator Vincent
A naval officer devotes his life to the development of the aircraft carrier.
Cover Up (1949) as Stu Weatherby
An insurance investigator smells something wrong when he looks into a small-town suicide.
The Walls of Jericho (1948) as Peddigrew
After County Attorney Dave Connors (Cornel Wilde) helps Julian Norman (Anne Baxter) with her shiftless father, Jefferson Norman (Henry Hull), she leaves Jericho, Kansas to college to study for a law degree.A few years later, Algeria Wedge (Linda Darnell), the new bride of Dave's best friend, Tucker Wedge (Kirk Douglas), makes overtures and plays for Dave, much to the displeasure of Dave's hard-drinking wife Belle (Ann Dvorak.) Angered by Dave's rebuffs, Algeria induces the state political boss to back Tucker for a Congress race against Dave. Meanwhile, Julia has returned to Jericho, with her law degree, and she and Dave fall in love. But when Dave announces he won't run for Congress, she feels she is the reason and she takes a job in Kansas City. Tucker wins the election and he and Algeria go to Washington. Later, Tucker announces a run for the Senate and Dave decides to run against him. When Marjorie Ransome (Coleen Townsend) kills a drunk in self-defense, Julia returns to Jericho to work with Dave, now in private practice,on Marjorie's defense. The still-resentful Algeria moves to kill Dave's senate bid when Tucker's newspaper announces that Dave is being sued for divorce, with Julia named as correspondent.
A Southern Yankee (1948) as Colonel Clifford M. Baker
A bellboy masquerades as a spy and lands behind enemy lines during the Civil War.
The Decision of Christopher Blake (1948) as Mr. Kurlick
A young man joins forces with a judge in an effort to reconcile his parents'''' broken marriage.
Silver River (1948) as Major Wilson
A ruthless gambler''''s rise to power is cut short by character flaws.
Walk a Crooked Mile (1948) as Dr. Frederick Townsend
The FBI and Scotland Yard join forces to stop security leaks at a nuclear power plant.
Homecoming (1948) as Mr. Williams
A married man's wartime love affair spells trouble when peace comes.
State of the Union (1948) as Leith, radio announcer
A presidential candidate fights to keep his integrity and his wife during a grueling campaign.
The Farmer's Daughter (1947) as A[nders] J. Finley
When she goes to work for a congressman, a Minnesota farm girl takes Washington by storm.
The Beginning or the End (1947) as President [Harry S.] Truman
True story of the Manhattan Project and the race to build the atomic bomb.
Daisy Kenyon (1947) as Lucile's attorney
On the rebound from a married man, a woman marries a veteran, just as her lover becomes available.
Dark Delusion (1947) as Dr. Sanford Burson
A young doctor tries to keep a neurotic beauty from being committed.
Abie's Irish Rose (1946) as Dr. [Jacob] Samuels
Anne Nichols updated her original play by moving the time to the (then) present by starting the film with the V-E Day celebration in London, but no fundimental changes otherwise. This first film from Bing Crosby's production company (known as Bing Crosby Producers, Inc. and not as Bing Crosby Productions) was released in the US with a "General Audience" classification (and not the unknown-in-1946 classification of "Unrated") and starred newcomers Joanne Dru (Rosemary Murphy)and Richard Norris (Abie Cohen) in the roles defined in the title. Their respective fathers and mothers are none too keen on Abie and Rosemary's oil-and-water romance, and get even less keener when the two are married by a Protestant minister, a marriage that is quickly done again by a Jewish rabbi and then again by a Catholic priest. The contrast between Yiddish and Celtic dialects and religious practices is also maintained. Providence lends a helping hand at the end to effect the reconciliation of the fathers to their respective children and the choice they have made.
Spellbound (1945) as Lt. Cooley
A psychiatrist tries to help the man she loves solve a murder buried in his subconscious.
Once Upon a Time (1944) as Gabriel Heatter
A Broadway producer finds fame with his new act -- a dancing caterpillar.
Victory Through Air Power (1943) as Narrator
Slightly Honorable (1939) as Radio announcer
A lawyer is framed for the murder of a young party girl and tries to clear his name.
Prairie Moon (1938) as Arthur Dean
Stand-In (1937) as Director of photography
An efficiency expert tries to streamline operations at a Hollywood studio.
Partners in Crime (1937) as Radio announcer
Artists and Models (1937) as Second radio announcer
An ad man gets his model girlfriend to pose as a debutante for a new campaign.

Cast (short)

Gun to Gun (1944)
This short western focuses on a ranch owner who must deal with corrupt officials over a cattle transaction.
Wells Fargo Days (1944)
In this short western, a gunman attempts to avoid trouble in a new town. Vitaphone Release 1226A.
Roaring Guns (1944)
In this short film, farmers take up arms against miners whose operations are destroying their farms. Vitaphone Release 1183A.
Trial by Trigger (1944)
A logger must save his stand of redwoods from being bought by an unscrupulous logging company owner in this short film. Vitaphone Release 1234A.

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