William Newell


Biography

William Newell was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In his early acting career, Newell appeared in such films as the Lionel Barrymore drama "The Voice of Bugle Ann" (1936), "Sitting on the Moon" (1936) and "Navy Born" (1936). He also appeared in "Robinson Crusoe of Clipper Island" (1936) with Mala, the comedy "The Princess Comes Across" (1936) with Carole Lombard and ...

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Biography

William Newell was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In his early acting career, Newell appeared in such films as the Lionel Barrymore drama "The Voice of Bugle Ann" (1936), "Sitting on the Moon" (1936) and "Navy Born" (1936). He also appeared in "Robinson Crusoe of Clipper Island" (1936) with Mala, the comedy "The Princess Comes Across" (1936) with Carole Lombard and the Gene Autry western "The Big Show" (1936). His film career continued throughout the thirties in productions like "Larceny on the Air" (1937), "Dangerous Holiday" (1937) and the Eddie Quillan mystery "The Mandarin Mystery" (1937). He also appeared in "Bill Cracks Down" (1937). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "The Lone Wolf and His Lady" (1949), "High Noon" (1952) and the western "Escape From Fort Bravo" (1953) with William Holden. He also appeared in the Judy Holliday comedy "Phffft!" (1954) and "Our Miss Brooks" (1956) with Eve Arden. Newell was most recently credited in the drama "Charming Billy" (2000) with Michael Hayden. Newell passed away in February 1967 at the age of 73.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Who Was That Lady? (1960)
Schultz
Last Train from Gun Hill (1959)
Hotel clerk
The Sheepman (1958)
Bartender
The Missouri Traveler (1958)
Pos Neely
Short Cut to Hell (1957)
Hotel manager
Mister Cory (1957)
Owner
Our Miss Brooks (1956)
Dr. Henley
Seven Angry Men (1955)
Farmer
My Sister Eileen (1955)
Plumber
Wichita (1955)
Bartender
The Eternal Sea (1955)
Dining room captain
Phffft (1954)
Workman
Tennessee Champ (1954)
Ring announcer
Escape from Fort Bravo (1953)
Symore
Let's Do It Again (1953)
Cab driver
The I Don't Care Girl (1953)
Bartender
Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (1953)
Drunk
Here Come the Marines (1952)
Maj. Desmond
Francis Goes to West Point (1952)
Drunk
Wild Stallion (1952)
Sergeant
High Noon (1952)
Jimmy
Flat Top (1952)
Captain
Bright Victory (1952)
Bartender
Bonzo Goes to College (1952)
Drunk
Young Man With Ideas (1952)
Waiter
Criminal Lawyer (1951)
Bartender
Sunny Side of the Street (1951)
Engineer
Only the Valiant (1951)
Corporal of the guard
The Lady Pays Off (1951)
Bartender
Meet Me After the Show (1951)
Stage manager
Kill the Umpire (1950)
Ted
The Traveling Saleswoman (1950)
Bartender
A Woman of Distinction (1950)
Bartender
To Please a Lady (1950)
Hank Harmon
Louisa (1950)
Usher
The Lone Wolf and His Lady (1949)
Ava Rockling
Tell It to the Judge (1949)
Bartender
That Wonderful Urge (1949)
Reporter
Mighty Joe Young (1949)
Agent
The Babe Ruth Story (1948)
Brother Francis
Song of My Heart (1948)
Doorman
Blondie's Secret (1948)
Cashier
The Return of the Whistler (1948)
Painter
The Story of Bob and Sally (1948)
The Fuller Brush Man (1948)
Police announcer
The Senator Was Indiscreet (1948)
Elevator operator
Up in Central Park (1948)
Stage manager
That's My Gal (1947)
Stage manager Sam
Roses Are Red (1947)
Reporter
Suddenly, It's Spring (1947)
Pier manager
Second Chance (1947)
Pinky
Key Witness (1947)
Smiley
Road to Rio (1947)
Stampman
Angel and the Badman (1947)
Headwaiter
My Favorite Brunette (1947)
The Trouble with Women (1947)
Court clerk
Out of the Blue (1947)
Bartender
Lady in the Lake (1947)
Drunk
Killer McCoy (1947)
Waiter
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947)
Taxi starter
Boston Blackie and the Law (1946)
Jones
Masquerade in Mexico (1946)
F.B.I. man
Wake Up and Dream (1946)
Deadline for Murder (1946)
Player
Alias Mr. Twilight (1946)
Delivery man
Dick Tracy vs. Cueball (1946)
Piano player
Bowery Bombshell (1946)
Dugan
The Magnificent Rogue (1946)
Stage manager
The Man Who Dared (1946)
Sergeant Clay
The Hoodlum Saint (1946)
Waiter
Adventure (1946)
Barber
House of Horrors (1946)
Detective Tomlinson
The Show-Off (1946)
Clerk
Inside Job (1946)
Store detective
The Runaround (1946)
Moyer
Faithful in My Fashion (1946)
Phil, a salesman
Till the End of Time (1946)
Warrant officer
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
Waiter
The Kid from Brooklyn (1946)
Photographer
Girl on the Spot (1946)
Lightfoot Lewis
Blonde from Brooklyn (1945)
Waiter
Without Love (1945)
Soldier
Hit the Hay (1945)
Cab driver
Honeymoon Ahead (1945)
Joe
Out of the Depths (1945)
Charlie Anderson
The Lost Weekend (1945)
Proprietor of liquor store
The Stork Club (1945)
Higgins, chauffeur
Captain Eddie (1945)
Paymaster
Wonder Man (1945)
Schoolteacher
That's the Spirit (1945)
Detective
Let's Go Steady (1945)
Cab driver
Snafu (1945)
Cleaner
She Gets Her Man (1945)
Town character
Her Lucky Night (1945)
Proprietor
On Stage Everybody (1945)
Mason
See Here, Private Hargrove (1944)
Mr. Smith
Kansas City Kitty (1944)
Gas repairman
Babes on Swing Street (1944)
Customer
Together Again (1944)
Cab driver
Bowery to Broadway (1944)
Reformer
Sing a Jingle (1944)
Wiggins
My Gal Loves Music (1944)
Soda clerk
The Missing Juror (1944)
Wally
Dancing in Manhattan (1944)
Waiter
Irish Eyes Are Smiling (1944)
Hotel clerk
When Johnny Comes Marching Home (1943)
Taxi driver
The Meanest Man in the World (1943)
Photographer
Dangerous Blondes (1943)
Attendant
Nobody's Darling (1943)
Bus driver
Lady Bodyguard (1943)
Chef
Slightly Dangerous (1943)
Waiter
Fired Wife (1943)
Bartender
Good Morning, Judge (1943)
Bartender
Honeymoon Lodge (1943)
Bartender
All by Myself (1943)
Price
Top Man (1943)
Secretary
Footlight Glamour (1943)
Taxi driver
Moonlight Masquerade (1942)
Bartender
Ice-Capades Revue (1942)
Deakin
Orchestra Wives (1942)
Clerk
The Old Homestead (1942)
Croupier
The Major and the Minor (1942)
Ticket agent
Priorities on Parade (1942)
Vendor
Pardon My Stripes (1942)
Airport clerk
A Night to Remember (1942)
Police photographer
Almost Married (1942)
Newspaperman
Keeper of the Flame (1942)
Piggot
Footlight Serenade (1942)
Writer
A Tragedy at Midnight (1942)
Swanson
Who Is Hope Schuyler? (1942)
Perley Seymour
Calling Dr. Gillespie (1942)
Sour orderly
Henry Aldrich, Editor (1942)
Process server
Two Yanks in Trinidad (1942)
Taxi driver
The Lady Is Willing (1942)
Counter man
Life Begins at Eight-Thirty (1942)
Clerk
You Can't Escape Forever (1942)
Reporter
World Premiere (1941)
Fireman
Blondie Goes Latin (1941)
Sailor
You Belong to Me (1941)
Parking attendant
Skylark (1941)
Counterman at hamburger stand
Puddin' Head (1941)
UBS employee
The Devil Pays Off (1941)
2d steward
The Bride Came C.O.D. (1941)
McGee's pilot
Miss Polly (1941)
Hubert
Caught in the Act (1941)
Sergeant Riley
Navy Blues (1941)
Shore patrolman
Three Girls About Town (1941)
Laundry man
The Big Store (1941)
Cameraman
Manpower (1941)
Lineman
Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)
Handler
The Strawberry Blonde (1941)
Hello Sucker (1941)
Mr. Giffle
San Antonio Rose (1941)
Headwaiter
Hold That Woman! (1940)
Girl from Havana (1940)
Henry Hewitt
The Invisible Killer (1940)
Pat
Slightly Tempted (1940)
Warcross
The Doctor Takes A Wife (1940)
Soda clerk
He Stayed for Breakfast (1940)
Waiter
The Ghost Comes Home (1940)
Waiter
Elsa Maxwell's Public Deb No. 1 (1940)
Reporter
The Great Profile (1940)
Reporter
Mysterious Dr. Satan (1940)
The Housekeeper's Daughter (1939)
Second reporter
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Reporter
Little Accident (1939)
Photographer
Honolulu (1939)
Interne
The Amazing Mr. Williams (1939)
Waiter
Nick Carter, Master Detective (1939)
Taxi driver
Naughty but Nice (1939)
Arranger
The Day the Bookies Wept (1939)
Maxie
Invitation to Happiness (1939)
Waiter
Everybody's Baby (1939)
Waiter
City Girl (1938)
Gas station attendant
Speed to Burn (1938)
Policeman
There's That Woman Again (1938)
Waiter
Ride a Crooked Mile (1938)
Bush
Orphans of the Street (1938)
Charlie
Slander House (1938)
Terry Kent
Yellow Jack (1938)
Soldier
Meet the Girls (1938)
Waiter
Sing You Sinners (1938)
Waiter
Rhythm in the Clouds (1937)
Clyde Lyons
Bill Cracks Down (1937)
Eddy "Porky" Plunkett
Larceny on the Air (1937)
Andrews
Dangerous Holiday (1937)
Solitaire
The Hit Parade (1937)
Burt Ambrose
Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)
Ticket seller
Libeled Lady (1936)
Divorce detective
Riffraff (1936)
Pete
Absolute Quiet (1936)
Dahle
Happy Go Lucky (1936)
Charlie Davis
Sitting on the Moon (1936)
Mike Rooney
The Big Show (1936)
Wilson
Beware of Ladies (1936)
Sniff
Navy Born (1936)
Bill Lyons
The Mandarin Mystery (1936)
Huffy
The Voice of Bugle Ann (1936)
Mr. Tanner
A Man Betrayed (1936)
Gabby Hoke
Bulldog Edition (1936)
Charlie Hunter
Wife Vs. Secretary (1936)
Tom
San Francisco (1936)
Man in breadline
Fury (1936)
Hotdog stand owner
Mister Cinderella (1936)
Hotel clerk
Robinson Crusoe of Clipper Island (1936)
Annapolis Farewell (1935)
Ensign
Alias Mary Dow (1935)
Reporter
Gold Diggers of 1935 (1935)
Reporter
Bombshell (1933)
Chauffeur

Cinematography (Feature Film)

Charming Billy (1999)
Director Of Photography

Misc. Crew (Feature Film)

The Kid from Brooklyn (1946)
Danny Kaye's double

Cast (Short)

INFLATION (1943)
The Domineering Male (1940)
Let's Talk Turkey (1939)

Life Events

Photo Collections

House of Horrors - Scene Stills
Here are several scene stills from Universal Pictures' House of Horrors (1946), starring Rondo Hatton as The Creeper.

Bibliography