Ian Macdonald


Biography

Ian MacDonald was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. MacDonald began his acting career with roles in such films as "Swamp Woman" (1941), the western "Pursued" (1947) with Teresa Wright and the Humphrey Bogart mystery "Dark Passage" (1947). He also appeared in the Ida Lupino drama "Road House" (1948), the James Cagney crime picture "White Heat" (1949) and "Whirlpool" (1...

Biography

Ian MacDonald was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. MacDonald began his acting career with roles in such films as "Swamp Woman" (1941), the western "Pursued" (1947) with Teresa Wright and the Humphrey Bogart mystery "Dark Passage" (1947). He also appeared in the Ida Lupino drama "Road House" (1948), the James Cagney crime picture "White Heat" (1949) and "Whirlpool" (1950). He kept working in film throughout the fifties, starring in "The Texas Rangers" (1951) with George Montgomery, the western "New Mexico" (1951) with Lew Ayres and the adventure "The Brigand" (1952) with Anthony Dexter. He also appeared in "High Noon" (1952) with Gary Cooper. Nearing the end of his career, he continued to act in the Rock Hudson western "Taza, Son of Cochise" (1954), "Johnny Guitar" (1954) with Joan Crawford and the Burt Lancaster adaptation "Apache" (1954). He also appeared in the Jean Simmons adaptation "The Egyptian" (1954) and the western "Stagecoach to Fury" (1956) with Forrest Tucker. MacDonald was most recently credited in "The Making of Walking With Dinosaurs" (1999-2000). MacDonald passed away in April 1978 at the age of 64.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

You're Driving Me Crazy (1990)
1st Policeman
The Scorpio Factor (1989)
1st Biker
Warlock (1959)
MacDonald
Money, Women and Guns (1959)
Nibbs
Stagecoach to Fury (1956)
Sheriff Ross
Accused of Murder (1956)
Trumble
Son of Sinbad (1955)
Murad
The Lonesome Trail (1955)
Gonaja
Timberjack (1955)
Pauquette
Two-Gun Lady (1955)
Jud Ivers
The Egyptian (1954)
Ship's captain
Apache (1954)
Clagg
Taza, Son of Cochise (1954)
Geronimo
Johnny Guitar (1954)
Pete
Blowing Wild (1953)
Jackson
The Silver Whip (1953)
Hank
A Perilous Journey (1953)
Sprague
Hiawatha (1952)
Megissogwon
Flaming Feather (1952)
Tombstone Jack
High Noon (1952)
Frank Miller
This Woman Is Dangerous (1952)
Joe Crossland
Toughest Man in Arizona (1952)
Steve Girard
The Savage (1952)
Chief Yellow Eagle
The Brigand (1952)
Maj. Schrock
Show Boat (1951)
Drunk sport
The Barefoot Mailman (1951)
Beachcomber
Thunder in God's Country (1951)
Smitty, previously known as Jack Slaughter
Ten Tall Men (1951)
Lustig
New Mexico (1951)
Pvt. Daniels
The Texas Rangers (1951)
The Sundance Kid
Colt .45 (1950)
Miller
Montana (1950)
Slim Reeves
Comanche Territory (1950)
Walsh
The Desert Hawk (1950)
Yussef
Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950)
Casey
The Lawless (1950)
Al Peters
Battleground (1949)
American colonel
Joe Palooka in the Big Fight (1949)
Mike
Whirlpool (1949)
Store Detective Hogan
Malaya (1949)
Carlos Tassuma
Streets of San Francisco (1949)
Luke Fraser
White Heat (1949)
Bo Creel
Come to the Stable (1949)
Mr. Matthews
My Girl Tisa (1948)
Guard
Mr. Reckless (1948)
Jim Halsey
Road House (1948)
Police captain
16 Fathoms Deep (1948)
Nick
Speed to Spare (1948)
Pusher
The Woman from Tangier (1948)
Paul Morales
Port Said (1948)
Jakoll
The Man from Colorado (1948)
Jack Rawson
A Southern Yankee (1948)
Orderly
Ramrod (1947)
Walt Shipley
Dark Passage (1947)
Policeman
Deep Valley (1947)
Blast foreman
Pursued (1947)
A Callum
They Died with Their Boots On (1942)
Soldier
North of the Rockies (1942)
Lazare
The Adventures of Martin Eden (1942)
"Butch" Ragan
Secret of the Wastelands (1941)
Hollister
Stick to Your Guns (1941)
Elbows
Swamp Woman (1941)
Detective Rance

Writer (Feature Film)

The Lonesome Trail (1955)
Screenwriter
The Silver Star (1955)
Original story and Screenplay

Producer (Feature Film)

Stagecoach to Fury (1956)
Associate Producer
Two-Gun Lady (1955)
Associate Producer
The Silver Star (1955)
Associate Producer
The Lonesome Trail (1955)
Associate Producer

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Vendetta II: The New Mafia (1993)

Life Events

Bibliography