Henry Kolker


Henry Kolker

Biography

Henry Kolker was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Kolker landed roles in various films, including "Gloria's Romance" (1916), "Sally, Irene and Mary" (1925) and "Winning the Futurity" (1926). He also appeared in "Rough House Rosie" (1927), the Mary Pickford dramatic adaptation "Coquette" (1929) and "The Valiant" (1929). His passion for a...

Biography

Henry Kolker was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Kolker landed roles in various films, including "Gloria's Romance" (1916), "Sally, Irene and Mary" (1925) and "Winning the Futurity" (1926). He also appeared in "Rough House Rosie" (1927), the Mary Pickford dramatic adaptation "Coquette" (1929) and "The Valiant" (1929). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the drama "I Loved a Woman" (1933) with Edward G Robinson, "Meet the Baron" (1933) with Jack Pearl and the Douglas Fairbanks Jr. thriller "The Narrow Corner" (1933). He also appeared in "The Power and the Glory" (1933). In the latter half of his career, he continued to act in "Romeo and Juliet" (1936), the comedy "Theodora Goes Wild" (1936) with Irene Dunne and the dramatic period piece "Maid of Salem" (1937) with Claudette Colbert. He also appeared in the mystery "Under Cover of Night" (1937) with Edmund Lowe and "Green Light" (1937) with Errol Flynn. Kolker last acted in the thriller "Bluebeard" (1944) with John Carradine. Kolker passed away in July 1947 at the age of 77.

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

Don't Bet on Women (1931)
Staged by
Good Intentions (1930)
Staged by
Love, Live and Laugh (1929)
Staged by
The Great Well (1924)
Director
The Snow Bride (1923)
Director
The Leopardess (1923)
Director
The Purple Highway (1923)
Director
I Will Repay (1923)
Director
Bucking the Tiger (1921)
Director
The Fighter (1921)
Director
Disraeli (1921)
Director
Who Am I? (1921)
Director
The Third Generation (1920)
Director
The Palace of Darkened Windows (1920)
Director
The Greatest Love (1920)
Director
Bright Skies (1920)
Director
The Heart of Twenty (1920)
Director
A Man's Country (1919)
Director
The Woman Michael Married (1919)
Director

Cast (Feature Film)

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947)
Dr. Benbow
Bluebeard (1944)
Deschamps
Sarong Girl (1943)
Mr. Jefferson Baxter
Reunion in France (1942)
General Bartholomae
The Man Who Lost Himself (1941)
[T. J.] Mulhausen
Sing for Your Supper (1941)
Myron T. Hayworth
Las Vegas Nights--"The Last Frontier Town" (1941)
William Stevens, Sr.
The Parson of Panamint (1941)
Judge Arnold Mason
The Great Swindle (1941)
Stewart Cordell
A Woman's Face (1941)
Judge
Money and the Woman (1940)
Mr. Rollins
Grand Ole Opry (1940)
William C. Skully
Here I Am a Stranger (1939)
R. J. Bennett
Union Pacific (1939)
Asa M. Barrows
Should Husbands Work? (1939)
Taylor
Main Street Lawyer (1939)
Donnelly
Hidden Power (1939)
Gilbert Weston
Let Us Live (1939)
Chief of police
Parents on Trial (1939)
James Westley
The Real Glory (1939)
The General
These Glamour Girls (1939)
Mr. Griswold
Love Is a Headache (1938)
Mr. Ellinger
The Adventures of Marco Polo (1938)
Nicolo Polo
Too Hot to Handle (1938)
"Pearly" Todd
The Cowboy and the Lady (1938)
Horace Smith
Holiday (1938)
Edward Seton
The Invisible Menace (1938)
Colonel Hackett
Safety in Numbers (1938)
Dr. Lawrence Edmonds
Under Cover of Night (1937)
District Attorney Prichard
Green Light (1937)
Dr. Lane
Thoroughbreds Don't Cry (1937)
"Doc" Godfrey
Let Them Live (1937)
Mr. Lyons [alias of Anthony William Lederer]
The Devil Is Driving (1937)
John Stevens
Once a Doctor (1937)
Dr. Bruce Nordland
Great Guy (1937)
Abel Canning
They Wanted to Marry (1937)
Mr. [William Gordon] Hunter
Conquest (1937)
Senator Wybitski
Maid of Salem (1937)
Crown Chief Justice Laughton
Bullets or Ballots (1936)
Hollister
Romeo and Juliet (1936)
Friar Laurence
Theodora Goes Wild (1936)
Jonathan Grant
My Marriage (1936)
Major Vaile
The Man Who Lived Twice (1936)
Judge [Henry] Treacher
In His Steps (1936)
Calvin Carver
Sitting on the Moon (1936)
Worthington
I Live My Life (1935)
Relative at Mrs. Gage's
Go into Your Dance (1935)
Doctor
The Great Impersonation (1935)
Dr. Schmidt
Spring Tonic (1935)
Mr. Enix
Shipmates Forever (1935)
The doctor
Red Salute (1935)
Dean
Collegiate (1935)
MacGregor
Charlie Chan in Paris (1935)
M. Lamartine
Diamond Jim (1935)
Bank president
Ladies Love Danger (1935)
Jose Lopez
One New York Night (1935)
[Arthur] Carlisle
Three Kids and a Queen (1935)
Crippetts
Here Comes the Band (1935)
Simmons' lawyer
Times Square Lady (1935)
Mr. [Adam J.] Fielding
Frisco Waterfront (1935)
District Attorney
Red Hot Tires (1935)
Martin Sanford
Mad Love (1935)
Prefect Rosset
The Black Room (1935)
Baron de Berghman
Society Doctor (1935)
Dr. Harvey
The Mystery Man (1935)
Ellwyn A. Jonas
Honeymoon, Limited (1935)
Randall
The Florentine Dagger (1935)
Auctioneer
The Last Days of Pompeii (1935)
Warder
The Case of the Curious Bride (1935)
State's attorney
Blind Date (1934)
J. W. Hartwell
She Loves Me Not (1934)
Charles M. Lawton
Black Moon (1934)
Doctor
Million Dollar Ransom (1934)
Dr. Davis
Whom the Gods Destroy (1934)
Carlo
Journal of a Crime (1934)
Henri Marcher
The Girl from Missouri (1934)
Senator Titcombe
Lady by Choice (1934)
[David] Opper
The Hell Cat (1934)
C. W. Sloane
Stamboul Quest (1934)
His Excellency
Sisters Under the Skin (1934)
Jones
Sing Sing Nights (1934)
Kurt Nordon
Success at Any Price (1934)
Hatfield
One Exciting Adventure (1934)
Customer, Oscar
A Lost Lady (1934)
John Ormsby
Now and Forever (1934)
Mr. Clark
Love Time (1934)
Emperor Francis 1st
Let's Try Again (1934)
Mr. Blake
Name the Woman (1934)
Judge Adams
The Ghost Walks (1934)
Dr. Kent
Wonder Bar (1934)
Mr. Renaud
Imitation of Life (1934)
Doctor Preston
Kid Millions (1934)
Lawyer
I've Got Your Number (1934)
Robert Kirkland
The Band Plays On (1934)
Professor Hackett
The Cat and the Fiddle (1934)
Theatre manager
Massacre (1934)
Senator Woolsey
Let's Talk It Over (1934)
Doctor
Blood Money (1933)
Love, Honor and Oh, Baby! (1933)
The judge
A Bedtime Story (1933)
Agent of police
Golden Harvest (1933)
Henry B. Flint
I Loved a Woman (1933)
Sanborn
The Narrow Corner (1933)
Fred's father
The Keyhole (1933)
Schuyler Brooks
Hello, Sister! (1933)
Jamieson Brewster, vice-president of bank
Meet the Baron (1933)
Baron Munchausen
Gigolettes of Paris (1933)
Police interrogator
Notorious but Nice (1933)
Defense attorney Clark
The Power and the Glory (1933)
Mr. Borden
Baby Face (1933)
[J. R.] Carter
Rasputin and the Empress (1933)
Head of secret police
Bureau of Missing Persons (1933)
Mr. [Theodore] Arno
Down to Earth (1932)
Randolph
The Washington Masquerade (1932)
Stapleton
The First Year (1932)
Pete Barstow
Faithless (1932)
Mr. Carter
Devil and the Deep (1932)
Commander Hutton
Jewel Robbery (1932)
Franz
The Crash (1932)
John Fair
The Unholy Garden (1931)
Prefect of police
Don't Bet on Women (1931)
Butterfield
The Spy (1931)
Tchijinski
Indiscreet (1931)
Mr. Woodward
One Heavenly Night (1931)
Prefect of police
I Like Your Nerve (1931)
Areal Pacheco
Good Intentions (1930)
Butler
The Bad One (1930)
Prosecuting attorney
Du Barry, Woman of Passion (1930)
D'Aiguillon
The Way of All Men (1930)
Sharp
East Is West (1930)
Mr. Benson
The Valiant (1929)
Judge
Coquette (1929)
Jasper Carter
Pleasure Crazed (1929)
Colonel Farquar
Love, Live and Laugh (1929)
Enrico
Soft Living (1928)
Rodney S. Bowen
The Charge of the Gauchos (1928)
Viceroy
Don't Marry (1928)
General Willoughby
Midnight Rose (1928)
Corbin
Rough House Rosie (1927)
W. S. Davids
A Kiss in a Taxi (1927)
Leon Lambert
Wet Paint (1926)
A Husband
The Palace of Pleasure (1926)
Premier
Hell's 400 (1926)
John Gilmore
Winning the Futurity (1926)
Any Woman (1925)
Egbert Phillips
Sally, Irene and Mary (1925)
Marcus Morton
The Brat (1919)
A man about town
Her Purchase Price (1919)
Duke of Wryden
The Great Victory, Wilson or the Kaiser? the Fall of the Hohenzollerns (1919)
Kaiser Wilhelm II
The Parisian Tigress (1919)
Henri Dutray
Blackie's Redemption (1919)
Fred the Count
Tangled Threads (1919)
Doctor MacGregor
The Great Victory (1919)
The Shell Game (1918)
Lawrence Gray
The House of Mirth (1918)
Lawrence Selden
Social Hypocrites (1918)
Dr. Frank Simpson
Gloria's Romance (1916)
How Molly Malone Made Good (1915)
Himself
The Warning (1915)
Robert Denman
The Bigger Man (1915)
John Stoddard

Writer (Feature Film)

The Third Generation (1920)
Scen
The Third Generation (1920)
Story

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Jewel Robbery (1932) - Kindly Put Up Your Hands First appearance of the star William Powell, who never is named throughout the picture, in his suave invasion of a top Vienna jewelry store, Baroness Kay Francis gasping with her perfectly cordial husband and lover (Henry Kolker, Hardie Albright), Lee Kohlmar the jeweler, in Warner Bros. Jewel Robbery, 1932.
Jewel Robbery (1932) - I Studied In Paris From William Powell's first scene as "The Robber," Countess Teri (Kay Francis), her husband (Henry Kolker), the proprietor (Lee Kohlmar) and the commissioner (Hardie Albright), irritated but impressed in a Vienna jewel shop, in Jewel Robbery, 1932.
Reckless (1935) - Everything's Been Done Before Jean Harlow as headliner Mona rehearsing one of her many nifty numbers, this one by Jack King, Edwin Knopf and Harold Adamson, Allan Jones’ vocal, as her just barely not-boyfriend, sports agent Riley (William Powell), stops in to ask about her pending marriage to a rich playboy, in MGM’s Reckless, 1935.
Gabriel Over The White House (1933) - Dictatorship! Pretty sure Senator Langham (Henry Kolker) is still in office, interrupted here by President Hammond (Walter Huston) seeking dramatic action before a joint session of Congress in Gabriel over the White House 1933.
Power And The Glory, The (1933) - The Old Sissy Aide Henry (Ralph Morgan) narrates in flashback from Preston Sturges' original screenplay, recalling the time his boss and lifelong pal Garner (Spencer Tracy) received an old rival (Henry Kolker) and his pretty daughter (Helen Vinson), in The Power And The Glory, 1933.
Let Us Live - The Law Says They're Guilty! Cop Ralph Bellamy (as "Lt. Everett") covers a lot of ground as Mary (Maureen O'Sullivan) brings evidence that her condemned husband is innocent, though the D-A (Stanley Ridges) and police chief (Henry Kolker) are not persuaded, in Let Us Live, 1939.
Union Pacific (1939) - You Take It All Crooked banker Barrows (Henry Kolker) in St. Louis to visit fixer Campeau (Brian Donlevy) about slowing down the railroad, also meeting his partner Dick (Robert Preston), early in C.B. De Mille's Union Pacific, 1939.
Black Moon (1934) - Don't Change Too Much First scene, spooky modern mom Juanita (Dorothy Burgess) beating tropical drums with little Nancy (Cora Sue Collins), her husband Stephen (Jack Holt) doing some exposition with a shrink (Henry Kolker), opening Columbia's Black Moon, 1934.
Woman's Face, A - Royal Swedish Court From credits, star (Joan Crawford) not quite seen, then introductions of witnesses and characters (Albert Bassermann, Reginald Owen, Connie Gilchrist, Marjorie Main, Donald Meek, Melvyn Douglas, Osa Massen), in George Cukor's A Woman's Face, 1941.
Adventures of Marco Polo, The - Open, Venice Opening for Samuel Goldwyn's The Adventures of Marco Polo, 1938, starring Gary Cooper and Basil Rathbone, ending with Ernest Truex (as "Binguccio") inventing a modern swimming pool game on the canals of Venice.

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