James Millican


Actor

About

Also Known As
Jimmy Millican, Jim Millican, James A. Millican
Birth Place
Palisades, New Jersey, USA
Born
February 17, 1910
Died
November 24, 1955

Biography

James Millican was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Millican's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as "Who Killed Gail Preston?" (1938), the drama "So Proudly We Hail" (1943) with Claudette Colbert and the comedy "The Affairs of Susan" (1945) with Joan Fontaine. He also appeared in the Jennifer Jones comedy "Love Letters" (1945), the Osa Masse...

Biography

James Millican was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Millican's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as "Who Killed Gail Preston?" (1938), the drama "So Proudly We Hail" (1943) with Claudette Colbert and the comedy "The Affairs of Susan" (1945) with Joan Fontaine. He also appeared in the Jennifer Jones comedy "Love Letters" (1945), the Osa Massen drama "Tokyo Rose" (1946) and the Alan Ladd thriller "The Blue Dahlia" (1946). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the forties and the fifties, appearing in "Rimfire" (1949), the comedic drama "The Gal Who Took the West" (1949) with Yvonne De Carlo and "Winchester '73" (1950) with James Stewart. He also appeared in "Military Academy With That Avenue Gang" (1950). In the latter part of his career, he tackled roles in "Scandal Sheet" (1952), the Doris Day biopic "The Winning Team" (1952) and "Diplomatic Courier" (1952). He also appeared in "Springfield Rifle" (1952) with Gary Cooper and the western "The Silver Whip" (1953) with Dale Robertson. Millican more recently acted in the Sterling Hayden western "Top Gun" (1955). Millican passed away in November 1955 at the age of 45.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Red Sundown (1956)
[Buck] Purvis
The Vanishing American (1955)
Joe Walker
Chief Crazy Horse (1955)
General George Crook
The Man from Laramie (1955)
Tom Quigby
Las Vegas Shakedown (1955)
Wheeler Reid
Strategic Air Command (1955)
Gen. Rusty Castle
The Big Tip Off (1955)
Lt. George East
I Died a Thousand Times (1955)
Jack Kranmer
Top Gun (1955)
Bat Davis
Crazylegs (1954)
The Rams Head Coach
Dawn at Socorro (1954)
Harry McNair
The Long Wait (1954)
Lindsey
Riding Shotgun (1954)
Dan Marady
Jubilee Trail (1954)
Rinardi
The Outcast (1954)
Cal Prince
The Stranger Wore a Gun (1953)
William Clark Quantrill
Cow Country (1953)
Fritz Warner
The Silver Whip (1953)
Luke Bowen
Torpedo Alley (1953)
Capt. Heywood
A Lion Is in the Streets (1953)
Mr. Beach
Gun Belt (1953)
Wyatt Earp
High Noon (1952)
Baker
Bugles in the Afternoon (1952)
1st Sgt. Hines
The Winning Team (1952)
Bill Killefer
Diplomatic Courier (1952)
Sam Carew
Carson City (1952)
Jim Squires
Scandal Sheet (1952)
Lt. Davis
Springfield Rifle (1952)
Matthew Quint
The Du Pont Story (1951)
Alfred I. du Pont
Warpath (1951)
General [George] Custer
I Was a Communist for the F.B.I. (1951)
Jim Blandon
The Great Missouri Raid (1951)
Sgt. Trowbridge
Fourteen Hours (1951)
Sgt. Boyle
Rawhide (1951)
Tex Squires
Al Jennings of Oklahoma (1951)
Editor Jennings
Cavalry Scout (1951)
Martin Gavin
Missing Women (1951)
Hans Soderling
Winchester '73 (1950)
Wheeler
Devil's Doorway (1950)
Ike Stapleton
Mister 880 (1950)
Olie Johnson
Everybody's Dancin' (1950)
"Papa" Steve Berne
Military Academy with That 10th Avenue Gang (1950)
Major Tony Thomas
Beyond the Purple Hills (1950)
Rocky Morgan
Convicted (1950)
Guard
The Gunfighter (1950)
Pete
Fighting Man of the Plains (1949)
George Cummings
The Gal Who Took the West (1949)
Hawley
Rimfire (1949)
Tom Harvey
The Dalton Gang (1949)
Sheriff Jeb Marvin
Grand Canyon (1949)
Tex Hartford
Command Decision (1949)
Major Garrett Davenport
Mr. Reckless (1948)
Pete
Rogues' Regiment (1948)
Cobb
The Man from Colorado (1948)
Sgt. Jericho Howard
The Tender Years (1948)
Kit Barton
Hazard (1948)
Houseman
The Return of Wildfire (1948)
Frank Keller
Adventures of Gallant Bess (1948)
Bud Millerick
Let's Live Again (1948)
George Blake
Last of the Wild Horses (1948)
Sheriff Harrison
Disaster (1948)
Sam Payne
In This Corner (1948)
Tug Martin
Suddenly, It's Spring (1947)
M.P.
The Trouble with Women (1947)
Keefe
Step-Child (1947)
Brian Reed
Spoilers of the North (1947)
Bill Garraway
Our Hearts Were Growing Up (1946)
Stage manager
Two Years Before the Mast (1946)
Friend
The Searching Wind (1946)
Reporter in Madrid
To Each His Own (1946)
Flyer lt.
The Well Groomed Bride (1946)
S.P. Sergeant
The Blue Dahlia (1946)
Photographer
Tokyo Rose (1946)
Al Wilson
Rendezvous with Annie (1946)
Captain Spence
The Bride Wore Boots (1946)
Kerwin Haynes
Bring on the Girls (1945)
Guard
The Lost Weekend (1945)
Nurse
Incendiary Blonde (1945)
Hector
Love Letters (1945)
Jim Connings
The Affairs of Susan (1945)
Major
You Came Along (1945)
Commander Nelson
Duffy's Tavern (1945)
Assistant director
A Guy Named Joe (1944)
Orderly
Thousands Cheer (1944)
I Love a Soldier (1944)
Georgie
The Story of Dr. Wassell (1944)
Whaley
And Now Tomorrow (1944)
Man in tails
The National Barn Dance (1944)
Radio man
Practically Yours (1944)
Co-pilot
Star Spangled Rhythm (1943)
Sailor
Northern Pursuit (1943)
Army driver
Air Force (1943)
Marine
So Proudly We Hail! (1943)
Young ensign
Pilot #5 (1943)
Lieutenant
Stand by for Action (1943)
Talker
Riding High (1943)
Photographer
My Favorite Blonde (1942)
Truck driver
The Wife Takes a Flyer (1942)
Gestapo agent
A Man's World (1942)
Parks
Hello Annapolis (1942)
Lt. Blake
The Glass Key (1942)
Politician
Cadets on Parade (1942)
Lt. Thomas
Joe Smith, American (1942)
Lead man
Tramp, Tramp, Tramp (1942)
Draftee
Fingers at the Window (1942)
Reporter
Nazi Agent (1942)
Operator
The Bugle Sounds (1942)
Recruit
I Married a Witch (1942)
Guest at wedding
The Forest Rangers (1942)
Boy in hotel lobby
Take a Letter, Darling (1942)
Chauffeur
The Fleet's In (1942)
Sailor
The Man Who Returned to Life (1942)
Johnny
Wake Island (1942)
Radio operator
Love Crazy (1941)
Detective
Down in San Diego (1941)
Sentry
You'll Never Get Rich (1941)
Private
Barnacle Bill (1941)
Sailor
A Woman's Face (1941)
Reporter
I Wanted Wings (1941)
Corporal
Meet John Doe (1941)
Electrician
A Chump at Oxford (1940)
Chauffeur
Flight Command (1940)
Enlisted man
Convicted Woman (1940)
Cop
So You Won't Talk (1940)
Cop
Girls Under 21 (1940)
Policeman
Coast Guard (1939)
Sailor
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Senate reporter
Society Lawyer (1939)
Reporter
Scandal Sheet (1939)
Student
Those High Grey Walls (1939)
Guard
The Lone Wolf Spy Hunt (1939)
Cab driver
Only Angels Have Wings (1939)
Mechanic
North of the Yukon (1939)
Orderly
Spring Madness (1938)
Dartmouth college boy
Who Killed Gail Preston? (1938)
Hank
Flight to Fame (1938)
Pilot
The Main Event (1938)
Policeman
Highway Patrol (1938)
Oil worker
The Little Adventuress (1938)
Performer
Extortion (1938)
Craig's brother
She Married an Artist (1937)
Reporter
Killer at Large (1936)
Hotel clerk
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)
Intern
Love Me Forever (1935)
Polo player
Too Tough to Kill (1935)
Workman
Mills of the Gods (1934)
Chauffeur

Misc. Crew (Feature Film)

The Devil Is Driving (1937)
Stand-in for Richard Dix

Cast (Special)

The Westerner (1953)

Cast (Short)

Don't Talk (1942)
Coffins on Wheels (1941)

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Winchester '73 - Meant To Kill A White Woman Mean scenes for supporting players, Dutch Henry (Stephen McNally) with sidekicks (Steve Brodie, James Millican) and stolen rifle meets storekeeper Riker (John Alexander) and savvy Indian trader Lamont (John McIntire), in Anthony Mann's Winchester '73, starring James Stewart.
Stranger Wore A Gun, The (1953) - William Clarke Quantrill The narrated opening, James Millican as the notorious semi-Confederate raider William Clarke Quantrill, we meet top-billed Randolph Scott as his not-overly conscientious spy Jeff Travis, and director Andre De Toth provides action for the original 3-D production, in The Stranger Wore A Gun, 1953.
I Was A Communist For The F.B.I. (1951) - Who Is A Fanatic? Having learned that Cvetic (Frank Lovejoy) has his family convinced he's a communist, he calls Crowley (Richard Webb) so we'll be sure he's really FBI, then meets caviar-chomping red Blandon (James Millican) and V.I.P. Eisler (Konstantin Shayne), in I Was A Communist For The F.B.I., 1951.
Lion Is In The Streets, A - Right Pretty Weights Complex doings, Huey Long-like Louisiana lawyer Hank Martin (James Cagney) is undeterred by the arrival of cotton planter Castleberry (Larry Keating), as he goes through with an audacious scam to benefit the farmers he represents, in A Lion Is In The Streets, 1953, directed by Raoul Walsh.
Winning Team, The (1952) - Rookie Sensation Wife Aimee (top billed Doris Day) in the stands (with Eve Miller) as Grover Cleveland Alexander (Ronald Reagan), supported by catcher Bill Killefer (James Millican), gets the Warner Bros. treatment for his historic 1911 rookie season, in The Winning Team, 1952.

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