Emile Meyer


Actor

Biography

Emile Meyer was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Meyer started his acting career landing roles in such films as the Richard Widmark drama "Panic in the Streets" (1950), the Spencer Tracy drama "The People Against O'Hara" (1951) and the western "Shane" (1953) with Alan Ladd. He also appeared in "Drums Across the River" (1954) with Audie Murphy, "Riot in Cell Block 11" ...

Biography

Emile Meyer was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Meyer started his acting career landing roles in such films as the Richard Widmark drama "Panic in the Streets" (1950), the Spencer Tracy drama "The People Against O'Hara" (1951) and the western "Shane" (1953) with Alan Ladd. He also appeared in "Drums Across the River" (1954) with Audie Murphy, "Riot in Cell Block 11" (1954) and the Edmond O'Brien crime drama "Shield For Murder" (1954). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the western "White Feather" (1955) with Robert Wagner, "The Tall Men" (1955) and "The Maverick Queen" (1956) with Barbara Stanwyck. He also appeared in the western "Gun the Man Down" (1956) with James Arness. Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in the western "Young Jesse James" (1960) with Ray Stricklyn, the comedy "Move Over, Darling" (1963) with Doris Day and the Nick Adams biopic "Young Dillinger" (1965). He also appeared in "The Long Ride Home" (1967) with Glenn Ford and "Hostile Guns" (1967). Meyer more recently acted in "Macon County Line" (1974) with Alan Vint. Meyer passed away in March 1987 at the age of 77.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

The Outfit (1974)
Macon County Line (1974)
Buckskin (1968)
Corbin
Hostile Guns (1967)
Uncle Joe
A Time for Killing (1967)
Colonel Harries
Young Dillinger (1965)
Detective Jergins
Taggart (1964)
Ben Blazer
Move Over, Darling (1963)
Young Jesse James (1960)
William Quantrill
The Threat (1960)
Duncan
The Girl in Lovers Lane (1960)
Cal Anders
Good Day for a Hanging (1959)
Marshal Hiram Cain
King of the Wild Stallions (1959)
Matt McGuire
The Fiend Who Walked the West (1958)
Ames
The Case Against Brooklyn (1958)
Captain P. T. Wills
Revolt in the Big House (1958)
Warden
The Lineup (1958)
Inspector Al Quine
Paths of Glory (1958)
Priest
Badlands of Montana (1957)
Henry Harrison Hammer
The Delicate Delinquent (1957)
Kelly
Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
Harry Kello
Baby Face Nelson (1957)
Mac
Raw Edge (1956)
Pop Penny
Gun the Man Down (1956)
Sheriff Morton
The Maverick Queen (1956)
Leo Malone
The Man with the Golden Arm (1956)
Capt. "Record Head" Bednar
Blackboard Jungle (1955)
Mr. Halloran
White Feather (1955)
Magruder
Stranger on Horseback (1955)
Marshal Nat Bell
The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing (1955)
Hunchbacher
The Tall Men (1955)
Chickasaw Charlie
Man with the Gun (1955)
Saul Atkins
Drums Across the River (1954)
Nathan Marlowe
Silver Lode (1954)
Sheriff Woolley
The Human Jungle (1954)
Police Chief Abe Rowan
Riot in Cell Block 11 (1954)
Warden Reynolds
Shield for Murder (1954)
Capt. Gunnarson
The Farmer Takes a Wife (1953)
Benjamin Rae, cargo master
Girls in the Night (1953)
Kovacs
Shane (1953)
Rufe Ryker
We're Not Married! (1952)
Beauty contest announcer
Boots Malone (1952)
Track cop
The Wild North (1952)
Jake
Shadow in the Sky (1952)
Bartender
Hurricane Smith (1952)
Capt. Raikes
Bloodhounds of Broadway (1952)
Skipper
Carbine Williams (1952)
Head guard
The Sea Hornet (1951)
Harrie
The Guy Who Came Back (1951)
Police guard
The People Against O'Hara (1951)
Captain Tom Mulvaney
Cattle Queen (1951)
Shotgun Thomson
The Mob (1951)
Gas station attendant
The Big Night (1951)
Peckinpaugh
Panic in the Streets (1950)
Captain Beauclyde

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

The Blue Knight (1973)

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Macon County Line (1974) - You Must Think I'm Some Kind Of Hick Introduction of producer and writer Max Baer Jr. as Southern lawman Reed Morgan, hustling maybe too much gun for his kid from grouchy Gurney (Emile Meyer), then we rejoin Chris and Wayne (Alan and Jesse Vint) and hitcher Jenny (Cheryl Waters), and meet Hamp (Geoffrey Lewis) haggling with Augie (Doodles Weaver), early in Macon County Line, 1974.
Sweet Smell Of Success (1957) - You Can Play Marbles With His Eyeballs Press agent Sidney Falco (Tony Curtis) rings high-powered columnist J.J. Hunsecker (Burt Lancaster) with news that he’s arranged for another columnist to run an item that should break up his sheltered sister’s romance with a jazz musician, in Sweet Smell Of Success, 1957.
Sweet Smell of Success (1957) - Cat's In The Bag Famous scene, now outside 21 Club on West 52nd Street, dismissing cop Kello (Emile Meyer), columnist Hunsecker (Burt Lancaster) and press agent Sidney (Tony Curtis), cutting a deal in their special argot, in Alexander Mackendrick's Sweet Smell Of Success, 1957.
Shane (1953) - The Sovereign State Of Alabama From director George Stevens, a key scene featuring none of his principals, merchant Grafton (Paul McVey) greets farmer Torrey (Elisha Cook Jr.), summoning courage before ranchers (Emile Meyer, John Dierkes) and their new hired gun (Jack Palance), marking Independence Day, in Shane, 1953.
Blackboard Jungle (1955) - Welcome To North Manual The loose first-day assembly at North Manual High School, new teacher Dadier (Glenn Ford) observing as Halloran (Emile Meyer) and Miss Hammond (Margaret Hayes) try to manage students, in Richard Brooks' Blackboard Jungle, 1955.

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