Arthur Loft


Biography

Arthur Loft was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Loft landed roles in various films, including "Behind Jury Doors" (1933), "On Probation" (1935) and "Night Waitress" (1936). He also appeared in "Legion of Terror" (1936) and the John King adventure "Ace Drummond" (1936). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the R...

Biography

Arthur Loft was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Loft landed roles in various films, including "Behind Jury Doors" (1933), "On Probation" (1935) and "Night Waitress" (1936). He also appeared in "Legion of Terror" (1936) and the John King adventure "Ace Drummond" (1936). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the Roy Rogers western "Southward, Ho!" (1939), "Everybody's Baby" (1939) with Jed Prouty and "Pride of the Blue Grass" (1939) with Edith Fellows. He also appeared in the Billy Halop drama "Hell's Kitchen" (1939). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "Happy Go Lucky" (1943), the Jack Benny comedy adaptation "The Meanest Man in the World" (1943) and "Jack London" (1943). He also appeared in the musical "Wintertime" (1943) with Sonja Henie and the comedic adaptation "Let's Face It" (1943) with Bob Hope. Loft last acted in the comedy "Cigarette Girl" (1947) with Leslie Brooks. Loft passed away in January 1947 at the age of 50.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Make Mine Laughs (1949)
Dr. Horace Thompson
The Jolson Story (1947)
Stage manager
Cigarette Girl (1947)
Harry Branum
Cross My Heart (1947)
Deputy
Our Hearts Were Growing Up (1946)
Desk sergeant
Till the End of Time (1946)
Doctor
Two Years Before the Mast (1946)
Crabtree
To Each His Own (1946)
Mr. Clinton
Blondie Knows Best (1946)
Conroy
Little Miss Big (1946)
Mayor
One Exciting Week (1946)
Charlie Pickett
The Cat Creeps (1946)
Publisher
Lone Star Moonlight (1946)
Thaddius White
Traffic in Crime (1946)
Jim Murphy
Sheriff of Redwood Valley (1946)
Harvey Martin
Road to Utopia (1946)
Purser
The Virginian (1946)
Sheriff
The Searching Wind (1946)
Doctor Crocker
The Blue Dahlia (1946)
"The Wolf"
The Walls Came Tumbling Down (1946)
Anderson
Sing Your Way Home (1945)
News editor
The Naughty Nineties (1945)
Billy Boy
On Stage Everybody (1945)
Fulton
Salty O'Rourke (1945)
Joe
The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry (1945)
Mr. Follinsbee
Honeymoon Ahead (1945)
Sheriff Weeks
Scarlet Street (1945)
Dellarowe
Along Came Jones (1945)
Sheriff
It's a Pleasure! (1945)
Jack Weimar
Arson Squad (1945)
Cyrus P. Clevenger
The Shanghai Cobra (1945)
Bradford Harris also known as Hume
Blonde from Brooklyn (1945)
Daniel Frazier
Man from Oklahoma (1945)
J. J. Cardigan
Rhythm Round-up (1945)
Oscar Berton
She Gets Her Man (1945)
Waldron
Men in Her Diary (1945)
Attorney Reynolds
Blood on the Sun (1945)
Reporter
Wilson (1945)
Secretary Lane
Incendiary Blonde (1945)
McKee
Nob Hill (1945)
Turner
My Buddy (1944)
Prison warden
Chip Off the Old Block (1944)
Conductor
Louisiana Hayride (1944)
Director
Practically Yours (1944)
Uncle Ben Bellamy
Rosie, the Riveter (1944)
Sergeant Mulvaney
Henry Aldrich Plays Cupid (1944)
Clancy
The Woman in the Window (1944)
Claude Mazard, also known as Frank Howard
Lights of Old Santa Fe (1944)
Bill Wetherbee
Charlie Chan in the Secret Service (1944)
Jones
The Story of Dr. Wassell (1944)
Dutchman
Leave It to the Irish (1944)
J. P. O'Brien, Chief of Detectives
Standing Room Only (1944)
Foreman
The Hitler Gang (1944)
Colonel von Reichenau
My Best Gal (1944)
Gaston Flagg
The Merry Monahans (1944)
Henderson
Buffalo Bill (1944)
Barker
And the Angels Sing (1944)
Stage manager
Flesh and Fantasy (1943)
Detective
Star Spangled Rhythm (1943)
Casey
In Old Oklahoma (1943)
Fenton
Gildersleeve's Bad Day (1943)
Lucas
A Stranger in Town (1943)
Chief Perkins
A Scream in the Dark (1943)
Norton
The Outlaw (1943)
Swanson
My Friend Flicka (1943)
Charley Sargent
Redhead from Manhattan (1943)
Sig Hammersmith
Let's Face It (1943)
George Collister
Frontier Badmen (1943)
Lindsay
The Meanest Man in the World (1943)
Mr. Billings
Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case (1943)
Dr. Post
Wintertime (1943)
Advertising man
No Time for Love (1943)
Vice-president
Jack London (1943)
Fred Palmer
He Hired the Boss (1943)
Bartender
Footlight Glamour (1943)
Mr. Clark
Hangmen Also Die! (1943)
General Votruba
Silver Spurs (1943)
Bulldog Bailey
Henry Aldrich Gets Glamour (1943)
Jackson
Happy Go Lucky (1943)
Reporter
Mission to Moscow (1943)
Man with microphone
This Gun for Hire (1942)
Big man
The Male Animal (1942)
Trustee
Lucky Jordan (1942)
Hearndon
The Adventures of Martin Eden (1942)
Mr. Ford
They Died with Their Boots On (1942)
Tillaman
Broadway (1942)
Detective
The Glass Key (1942)
Clyde Matthews
The Magnificent Dope (1942)
Fire engine salesman
Fly-by-Night (1942)
Inspector Karns
True to the Army (1942)
Ray
Priorities on Parade (1942)
E. V. Hartley
Street of Chance (1942)
Sheriff Lew Stebbins
Night in New Orleans (1942)
Sergeant Bliss
The Man in the Trunk (1942)
Sam Kohler
Dr. Broadway (1942)
Captain Mahoney
Her Cardboard Lover (1942)
Charles
South of Santa Fe (1942)
Peter Moreland
The Forest Rangers (1942)
John Arnold
The Spirit of Stanford (1942)
Varsity coach
The Lady Has Plans (1942)
Mr. Weston
Secret Agent of Japan (1942)
American businessman
Young America (1942)
Announcer
Girl Trouble (1942)
Burgess
Blue, White and Perfect (1942)
Captain [Joe] McCordy
Take a Letter, Darling (1942)
Mr. French
Orchestra Wives (1942)
Recording official
Meet the Stewarts (1942)
Wild Bill Hickok Rides (1942)
Hooker
Night of January 16th (1941)
Airport official
Bad Men of Missouri (1941)
Marshal
Three Girls About Town (1941)
Poker player
We Go Fast (1941)
Frank Futter
Caught in the Draft (1941)
Director
The Stork Pays Off (1941)
Barney
Down Mexico Way (1941)
Homer Gerard
Back in the Saddle (1941)
E. G. Blaine
North from the Lone Star (1941)
"Flash" Kirby
Henry Aldrich for President (1941)
Department. of Commerce inspector
Hold Back the Dawn (1941)
Mr. Elvestad
The Saint in Palm Springs (1941)
Grady
Appointment for Love (1941)
Stage manager
Life Begins for Andy Hardy (1941)
Policeman
You Belong to Me (1941)
Reporter
Four Sons (1940)
The Carson City Kid (1940)
Kirke
Glamour for Sale (1940)
Harry Braddock
Riders of Pasco Basin (1940)
Matthew Kirby
The Crooked Road (1940)
Gobel
Texas Terrors (1940)
Blake
You're Not So Tough (1940)
Marshall
Double Alibi (1940)
Lieutenant
Colorado (1940)
Jim Macklin
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Chief clerk
Chasing Danger (1939)
Bowman
The Roaring Twenties (1939)
Proprietor
Smuggled Cargo (1939)
Masterson
Risky Business (1939)
Captain Wallace
A Woman Is the Judge (1939)
Tim Ryan
Days of Jesse James (1939)
Sam Wyatt
Pride of the Blue Grass (1939)
Dave Miller
Southward Ho! (1939)
[Captain] Jeffries
Cafe Hostess (1939)
Steve Mason
Hell's Kitchen (1939)
Elmer Krispan
Should a Girl Marry? (1939)
Everybody's Baby (1939)
Chief Kelly
Let Us Live (1939)
Warden
The Ice Follies of 1939 (1939)
Director
The Arizona Wildcat (1939)
Bailiff
Down in "Arkansaw" (1938)
Turner
City Streets (1938)
Dr. Goodman
Who Killed Gail Preston? (1938)
Jules Stevens
No Time to Marry (1938)
Wyatt Blake
The Lady Objects (1938)
Charles Clarke
Gang Bullets (1938)
[Jim] Wallace
I Am the Law (1938)
Tom Ross
Rhythm of the Saddle (1938)
Clyde Chase
The Main Event (1938)
Jack Benson
Women in Prison (1938)
Barney Morse
Highway Patrol (1938)
Walter Brennan
Rawhide (1938)
Editor Saunders
Squadron of Honor (1938)
Lou Tanner
Extortion (1938)
Inspector [Nat] Corrigan
Start Cheering (1938)
Joe Green
Vacation from Love (1938)
Lieutenant
Woman in Distress (1937)
Stew Sadler
It Happened in Hollywood (1937)
Pete
Paradise Express (1937)
Glover
Motor Madness (1937)
Lucky Raymond
The Game That Kills (1937)
Rudy Maxwell
Public Cowboy No. 1 (1937)
Jack Shannon
All-American Sweetheart (1937)
Cap Collender
The Shadow (1937)
Sheriff Jackson
Paid to Dance (1937)
Jack Miranda
The Devil's Playground (1937)
Damage control officer
The Music Goes 'Round (1936)
Parole! (1936)
Special prosecutor
The Rogues' Tavern (1936)
Wentworth
Without Orders (1936)
Calkins
Legion of Terror (1936)
Gardner
Postal Inspector (1936)
Inspector Richards
King of the Royal Mounted (1936)
Sneed
Paradise Valley (1936)
Sanches
Two-Fisted Gentleman (1936)
Fletcher
M'liss (1936)
Clem Larkin
Counterfeit (1936)
Lyons
Shakedown (1936)
Editor
The Accusing Finger (1936)
Convict
Panic on the Air (1936)
Bartender
The Final Hour (1936)
Chief of department of justice
The Prisoner of Shark Island (1936)
Carpet bagger
Don't Gamble with Love (1936)
Croupier
Wanted! Jane Turner (1936)
Ace Drummond (1936)
Three Kids and a Queen (1935)
Reporter
The Lone Wolf Returns (1935)
Oscar
One Way Ticket (1935)
Gambler
What Price Crime? (1935)
Danger Ahead (1935)
Bars of Hate (1935)
On Probation (1935)
Kid Courageous (1935)
Western Justice (1935)
Clem Slade
Whipsaw (1935)
Patrolman
Stand Up and Cheer! (1934)
Girl in the Case (1934)
Bottoms Up (1934)
"Yes" man
Alimony Madness (1933)
Dennis O'Shea
Behind Jury Doors (1932)
James Collins

Cast (Short)

Teddy the Rough Rider (1940)
PONY EXPRESS DAYS (1940)

Life Events

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