George Meeker


George Meeker

Biography

George Meeker was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Meeker's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as "A Thief in the Dark" (1928), "Strictly Dishonorable" (1931) and "Tess of the Storm Country" (1932). He also appeared in "Emma" (1932), "The Match King" (1932) with Warren William and "The First Year" (1932). He kept working in film throughout ...

Biography

George Meeker was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Meeker's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as "A Thief in the Dark" (1928), "Strictly Dishonorable" (1931) and "Tess of the Storm Country" (1932). He also appeared in "Emma" (1932), "The Match King" (1932) with Warren William and "The First Year" (1932). He kept working in film throughout the thirties, starring in "The Rainmakers" (1935), "Walking on Air" (1936) and "The Country Doctor" (1936). He also appeared in "Tango" (1936). In the latter part of his career, he continued to act in "Wings For the Eagle" (1942) with Ann Sheridan, "Secret Enemies" (1942) and "You Can't Escape Forever" (1942). He also appeared in the Edward G Robinson comedy adaptation "Larceny, Inc." (1942) and "The Ox-Bow Incident" (1943) with Henry Fonda. Meeker was most recently credited in "Brenda Starr, Reporter" (2011). Meeker passed away in August 1984 at the age of 80.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Honeychile (1951)
Mason
Wells Fargo Gunmaster (1951)
Croupier
Spoilers of the Plains (1951)
Scientist
Government Agents Vs. Phantom Legion (1951)
Twilight in the Sierras (1950)
Matt Brunner
The Invisible Monster (1950)
The Crime Doctor's Diary (1949)
Anson
Omoo-Omoo The Shark God (1949)
Dr. Humphrey Long
Ranger of Cherokee Strip (1949)
Eric Parsons, also known as "The Mad Hatter"
Sky Liner (1949)
Financier
Words and Music (1948)
Producer
The Denver Kid (1948)
Andre
The Gay Ranchero (1948)
Vance Brados
King of the Gamblers (1948)
Bernie Dupal
Silver Trails (1948)
Willard Jackson
The Dude Goes West (1948)
Gambler
One Touch of Venus (1948)
Mr. Crust
Superman (1948)
Smash Up--The Story of a Woman (1947)
Wolf
The Case of the Baby Sitter (1947)
Phil, also known as Duke of Leradia
Road to Rio (1947)
Sherman Mallory
Apache Rose (1947)
Reed Calhoun
The Red Dragon (1946)
Edmund Slade
Below the Deadline (1946)
Jeffrey Hilton
Just Before Dawn (1946)
Walter Foster
Her Sister's Secret (1946)
Guy
Home in Oklahoma (1946)
Steve McClory
The People's Choice (1946)
Elmer Blodgett
Murder Is My Business (1946)
Carl Meldrum
Angel on My Shoulder (1946)
Mr. Bentley
Chick Carter, Detective (1946)
Crime, Inc. (1945)
Barry North
Docks of New York (1945)
[Prince Igor] Mallet
Come Out Fighting (1945)
["Silk"] Henley
Blonde Ransom (1945)
Forbes
Black Market Babies (1945)
Anthony Marsden
Mr. Muggs Rides Again (1945)
Dollar Davis
A Guy, a Gal, and a Pal (1945)
Granville Breckenridge
The Big Show-Off (1945)
Wally Porter
Northwest Trail (1945)
Whitey Yaeger
Eadie Was a Lady (1945)
Caleb Van Horn
Brenda Starr, Reporter (1945)
Take It Big (1944)
John Hankinson
Up in Arms (1944)
Ashley's aide
Song of Nevada (1944)
Cliff Callahan
Dead Man's Eyes (1944)
Nick Phillips
Silent Partner (1944)
R. S. Treavor, desk clerk
I Accuse My Parents (1944)
Charles Blake
The Port of Forty Thieves (1944)
Frederick St. Clair
Seven Doors to Death (1944)
Charles Eaton
Bowery to Broadway (1944)
Dandy
The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)
Mr. Swanson
Truck Busters (1943)
Reporter
All Through the Night (1942)
Reporter
The Male Animal (1942)
Reporter
Busses Roar (1942)
Nick Stoddard
You Can't Escape Forever (1942)
Cummings
Wings for the Eagle (1942)
Personnel man
Secret Enemies (1942)
Rudolph
Spy Ship (1942)
Paul
Larceny, Inc. (1942)
Mr. Jackson
Murder in the Big House (1942)
"Scoop" Conner
Captains of the Clouds (1942)
Playboy
Bullet Scars (1942)
Police announcer
The Gay Sisters (1942)
Clerk
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
Hotel clerk
Dive Bomber (1941)
Commander
The Body Disappears (1941)
Producer
You're in the Army Now (1941)
Captain Austin
Michael Shayne, Private Detective (1941)
Harry Grange
Marry the Bo$$'$ Daughter (1941)
Snavely
The Singing Hill (1941)
John Ramsey
Love Crazy (1941)
DeWest
Mountain Moonlight (1941)
Long
High Sierra (1941)
Pfiffer
Affectionately Yours (1941)
Anita's escort
A Child Is Born (1940)
Mr. Harry Laverne
Sandy Is a Lady (1940)
Mr. Porter
Swanee River (1940)
Henry Foster
Yesterday's Heroes (1940)
Tony
A Night at Earl Carroll's (1940)
Stage manager
Free, Blonde and 21 (1940)
Drunk
It's a Wonderful World (1939)
Ned Brown
Wings of the Navy (1939)
Steve
The Roaring Twenties (1939)
Masters
Undercover Doctor (1939)
Monk Jackson
Everything's on Ice (1939)
Harrison Gregg
Rough Riders Round-Up (1939)
[George] Lanning
Stunt Pilot (1939)
[Earl] Martin
The Long Shot (1939)
Dell Baker
The Lady and the Mob (1939)
George Watson
The Kid from Texas (1939)
Henry Smith Harrington
Nick Carter, Master Detective (1939)
Hartley
The Jones Family in Hollywood (1939)
Actor
All Women Have Secrets (1939)
Doc
Gone With the Wind (1939)
Yankee major's poker-playing captain
Danger on the Air (1938)
Tuttle
Tarzan's Revenge (1938)
Nevin Potter
Slander House (1938)
Dr. Herbert Stallings
The Higgins Family (1938)
Reckless Living (1938)
Man at racetrack
Marie Antoinette (1938)
Robespierre
Change of Heart (1938)
Richards
The Westland Case (1937)
Richard Bolston
Escape by Night (1937)
Fred Peters
On Again--Off Again (1937)
Tony [Toler]
History Is Made at Night (1937)
Norton
Stella Dallas (1937)
Mr. Chandler
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)
Brookfield
Wedding Present (1936)
Gordon Blaker
Tango (1936)
Foster Carver
Gentle Julia (1936)
Mr. [Albert] Crum
Don't Get Personal (1936)
Freddie Miller
In Paris, A.W.O.L. (1936)
Other man
Walking on Air (1936)
Tom Quinlan
Beware of Ladies (1936)
Freddie White
The Country Doctor (1936)
Dr. Wilson
Career Woman (1936)
Mr. Smith
Small Town Girl (1936)
Dr. Bill Underwood
Dante's Inferno (1935)
Drunk in ship's cafe
Don't Bet on Blondes (1935)
Welcome Home (1935)
Edward Adams
Manhattan Butterfly (1935)
The Rainmakers (1935)
Orville Parker
Murder on a Honeymoon (1935)
Kelsey, alias of Roswell T. Forrest
Remember Last Night? (1935)
Vic Huling
Murder by Television (1935)
Richard Grayson
Oil for the Lamps of China (1935)
Bill Kendall
If You Could Only Cook (1935)
Parker
The Wedding Night (1935)
Gilly
The Dragon Murder Case (1934)
Monty Montague
Broadway Bill (1934)
Henry Early
Dark Hazard (1934)
Pres Barrow
Paris Interlude (1934)
Rex [Fleming]
Uncertain Lady (1934)
Dr. Alexander Garrison
Bachelor of Arts (1934)
Professor Donald Woolsey
The Richest Girl in the World (1934)
Donald
Ever Since Eve (1934)
Phillip Baxter
Melody in Spring (1934)
Wesley Prebble
I Believed in You (1934)
Saracen Jones
Hips, Hips, Hooray! (1934)
[Armand] Beauchamp
Against the Law (1934)
Bert Andrews
Hi Nellie! (1934)
Sheldon
Little Man, What Now? (1934)
Shultz
Pick-Up (1933)
Artie Logan
Song of the Eagle (1933)
August Hoffman
Sweepings (1933)
Bert [Pardway]
The Life of Jimmy Dolan (1933)
Charles Magee
King for a Night (1933)
John Williams
Chance at Heaven (1933)
Sid Larrick
Night of Terror (1933)
Arthur Hornsby
Only Yesterday (1933)
Dave Reynolds
Double Harness (1933)
Dennis [Moore]
The Famous Ferguson Case (1932)
Jigger Bolton
Fireman Save My Child (1932)
Stevens
Emma (1932)
Bill [Smith]
The First Year (1932)
Dick Loring
Tess of the Storm Country (1932)
Dan Taylor
Afraid to Talk (1932)
Lennie
The Misleading Lady (1932)
[Bob] Tracy
A Fool's Advice (1932)
Harry Bayliss
Back Street (1932)
Kurt Shendler
Vanity Street (1932)
Val French
Blessed Event (1932)
Church
The Match King (1932)
Erickson
Strictly Dishonorable (1931)
Henry Greene
Four Sons (1928)
Andres Bernle
Chicken a la King (1928)
Buck Taylor
The Girl-Shy Cowboy (1928)
Harry Lasser
A Thief in the Dark (1928)
Ernest
The Escape (1928)
Dr. Don Elliott

Cinematography (Feature Film)

The Big Chance (1933)
Photography

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Her Sister's Secret (1946) - My Past Is An Open Bottle After apparently genuine New Orleans Mardi Gras footage, director Edgar G. Ulmer taking full advantage of an elaborate set, introducing Pepe (Felix Bressart), his lead Toni (Nancy Coleman), her escort (George Meeker) and an admiring soldier (Philip Reed), in Her Sister's Secret, 1946.
Roaring Twenties, The (1939) - Busy All Week Bootlegger Eddie (James Cagney) arrives to put the squeeze on showman Masters (George Meeker) until he recognizes one of the chorus girls (Priscilla Lane) in Raoul Walsh's The Roaring Twenties, 1939.
Ox-Bow Incident, The (1943) - Any Friend Of My Wife's Bringing accidentally-shot pal Art (Henry Morgan) back to a posse they've reluctantly joined, Gil (Henry Fonda) is surprised to run into his ex-girl (Mary Beth Hughes) and her wealthy new husband (George Meeker), in William A. Wellman's The Ox-Bow Incident, 1943.
Rainmakers, The (1935) - Did I Get Any On You? Comics Wheeler and Woolsey are new partners, as ex-farmer Billy and flop rainmaker Roscoe, arriving in a California town where big-shot Parker (Berton Churchill) plans to fleece the locals, and Margie (Dorothy Lee) works with her benevolent banker dad (George Meeker), in The Rainmakers, 1935.
History Is Made At Night (1937) - More Dead Than The Male The day after his evening with Jean Arthur, we learn Charles Boyer (as "Paul") is headwaiter at the Paris restaurant where he entertained her, with chef Cesare (Leo Carrillo), diner Norton (George Meeker) and a timid waiter (Barlowe Borland), in Frank Borzage's History Is Made At Night, 1937.
Sweepings (1933) - Brass Buttons The children of widowed San Francisco department store tycoon Pardway (Lionel Barrymore) get grown-up into Freddie (Eric Linden), Bert (George Meeker), Phoebe (Gloria Stuart) and Gene (William Gargan), narrative efficiency from RKO and director John Cromwell, in Sweepings, 1933.

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