Emory Parnell


Actor

About

Also Known As
Emory Parnel
Birth Place
St Paul, Minnesota, USA
Born
December 29, 1892
Died
June 22, 1979

Biography

Emory Parnell was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Parnell started his acting career landing roles in such films as "Arson Gang Busters" (1938), "King of Alcatraz" (1938) and "Call of the Yukon" (1939). He also appeared in the musical "The Star Maker" (1939) with Bing Crosby, "Pacific Liner" (1939) and "If I Had My Way" (1940). He continued to work steadily in film t...

Biography

Emory Parnell was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Parnell started his acting career landing roles in such films as "Arson Gang Busters" (1938), "King of Alcatraz" (1938) and "Call of the Yukon" (1939). He also appeared in the musical "The Star Maker" (1939) with Bing Crosby, "Pacific Liner" (1939) and "If I Had My Way" (1940). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the forties, appearing in "The Falcon in Hollywood" (1944), the mystery "Tall in the Saddle" (1944) with John Wayne and the comedy "The Miracle of Morgan's Creek" (1944) with Eddie Bracken. He also appeared in the Tom Conway mystery "The Falcon in Mexico" (1944). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the action flick "To Please a Lady" (1950) with Clark Gable, the historical film "Golden Girl" (1951) with Mitzi Gaynor and "When in Rome" (1952) with Van Johnson. He also appeared in the Bud Abbott comedy "Lost in Alaska" (1952) and the western "The Lawless Breed" (1953) with Rock Hudson. Parnell more recently acted in "The Bounty Killer" (1965). Parnell passed away in June 1979 at the age of 87.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

The Andromeda Strain (1971)
Old doughboy
The Bounty Killer (1965)
Sam
Git! (1965)
T. C. Knox
The Two Little Bears (1961)
School board head
Alias Jesse James (1959)
Sheriff
This Earth Is Mine (1959)
Berke
The Notorious Mr. Monks (1958)
Sheriff
The Hot Angel (1958)
Judd Pfeifer
Man of the West (1958)
Gribble
The Delicate Delinquent (1957)
Sgt. Levitch
That Certain Feeling (1956)
Senator
Artists and Models (1956)
Kelly
Pardners (1956)
Col. Hart
The Young Guns (1956)
Padgett
Hot Shots (1956)
B. L. Taylor
The Road to Denver (1955)
Murdock, the rancher
How To Be Very, Very Popular (1955)
Chief of police
You're Never Too Young (1955)
Conductor
The Long, Long Trailer (1954)
Officer
Pride of the Blue Grass (1954)
Harry Casey
Sabrina (1954)
Charles, butler
The Rocket Man (1954)
Big Bill Watkins
Jungle Gents (1954)
Capt. Daly
Battle of Rogue River (1954)
Sgt. McClain
Ma and Pa Kettle at Home (1954)
Billy Reed
The Girl Who Had Everything (1953)
Auctioneer
Shadows of Tombstone (1953)
Sheriff Webb
Confidentially Connie (1953)
Daveney
The Lawless Breed (1953)
Bartender
The Band Wagon (1953)
Man on train
Easy to Love (1953)
Mr. Huffnagel
Here Come the Girls (1953)
Mr. Garrity, police captain
Safari Drums (1953)
Larry Conrad
Fort Vengeance (1953)
Patrick Fitzgibbon
Sweethearts on Parade (1953)
Mayor
Call Me Madam (1953)
Senator Gallagher
Gobs and Gals (1952)
Senator Prentice
Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair (1952)
Billy Reed
Lost in Alaska (1952)
Sherman
Boots Malone (1952)
Evans
Rancho Notorious (1952)
Sheriff who arrests Vern
Has Anybody Seen My Gal (1952)
Clancy
The Girl in White (1952)
Yardman
The Fabulous Senorita (1952)
Dean Bradshaw
And Now Tomorrow (1952)
Washington Story (1952)
Howard, immigration official
Oklahoma Annie (1952)
Judge Byrnes
Dreamboat (1952)
Crazy Sam, the used car salesman
Macao (1952)
Ship captain
When in Rome (1952)
Ship's captain
Golden Girl (1951)
McGuire
Two of a Kind (1951)
Deputy
Ma and Pa Kettle Back on the Farm (1951)
Billy Reed
Honeychile (1951)
The mayor
Show Boat (1951)
Jake Green
The Redhead and the Cowboy (1951)
Grounds for Marriage (1951)
Policeman
Belle Le Grand (1951)
Fire marshal
Let's Go Navy (1951)
Sgt. Mulloy
All That I Have (1951)
My True Story (1951)
Editor Praskins
Footlight Varieties (1951)
Kill the Umpire (1950)
Home umpire
Rock Island Trail (1950)
Senator Wells
Chain Gang (1950)
Captain Duncan
Key to the City (1950)
Council chairman
Trail of Robin Hood (1950)
J. Corwin Aldridge
County Fair (1950)
Tim Brennan
To Please a Lady (1950)
Mr. Wendall
Unmasked (1950)
Pop Swenson
Beware of Blondie (1950)
Herb Woodley
You Gotta Stay Happy (1949)
Bank watchman
Rose of the Yukon (1949)
Tim MacNab
Alaska Patrol (1949)
Captain Roburt
Hellfire (1949)
Sheriff Duffy
Massacre River (1949)
Sgt. Johanssen
Ma and Pa Kettle (1949)
Billy Reed
The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend (1949)
Mr. [Julius] Hingleman
Hideout (1949)
Arnie Anderson
A Woman's Secret (1949)
Desk sergeant
The Babe Ruth Story (1948)
Saloon keeper
Summer Holiday (1948)
Bartender
Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948)
Mr. PeDelford
Here Comes Trouble (1948)
Winfield Blake
Assigned to Danger (1948)
Sheriff
Song of Idaho (1948)
J. Chester Nottingham
Blonde Ice (1948)
Captain Bill Murdock
Strike It Rich (1948)
Carlton
Words and Music (1948)
Mr. Feiner
The Guilt of Janet Ames (1947)
Susie's father
Gas House Kids Go West (1947)
Sgt. Timothy Casey
Violence (1947)
True Dawson
Stork Bites Man (1947)
Alan Kimberly
The Crime Doctor's Gamble (1947)
O'Reilly
Calendar Girl (1947)
The mayor
Suddenly, It's Spring (1947)
Man in elevator
Riverboat Rhythm (1946)
Sheriff Martin
Deadline at Dawn (1946)
Captain Bender
Abie's Irish Rose (1946)
Father [John] Whelan
The Falcon's Alibi (1946)
Metcalf
Queen of Burlesque (1946)
Inspector Crowley
Strange Triangle (1946)
Barney Shaefer
Little Iodine (1946)
Jonathan Bigdome
Colonel Effingham's Raid (1946)
Alsobrook
The Show-Off (1946)
Appelton
Deadline for Murder (1946)
Masseur
Gallant Journey (1946)
Car driver
Badman's Territory (1946)
Bitter Creek
It's in the Bag! (1945)
Mr. Buddoo
Radio Stars on Parade (1945)
Detective
State Fair (1945)
Senator James A. Goodhart
Mama Loves Papa (1945)
O'Leary
Zombies on Broadway (1945)
Skipper
Two O'Clock Courage (1945)
Inspector Bill Brenner
The Crime Doctor's Courage (1945)
Capt. Birch
Sing Your Way Home (1945)
Captain
What a Blonde (1945)
McPherson
Wilson (1945)
Chairman Democratic committee
Having Wonderful Crime (1945)
Sergeant
Once Upon a Time (1944)
Radio police officer
Seven Days Ashore (1944)
Captain Harvey
Government Girl (1944)
The chief
Andy Hardy's Blonde Trouble (1944)
Conductor
The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944)
Mr. Tuerck
The Falcon in Mexico (1944)
Winthrop "Lucky Diamond" Hughes
The Falcon in Hollywood (1944)
Inspector McBride
Address Unknown (1944)
Postman
Gildersleeve's Ghost (1944)
Haley
Casanova Brown (1944)
Frank
Tall in the Saddle (1944)
Sheriff Jackson
A Night of Adventure (1944)
Judge
Heavenly Days (1944)
Detective
The Great Moment (1944)
Mr. Gruber
Let's Face It (1943)
Colonel
The Dancing Masters (1943)
Featherstone
It's a Great Life (1943)
Policeman
The Hard Way (1943)
Police officer
Dangerous Blondes (1943)
Policeman McGuire
Over My Dead Body (1943)
Captain Grady
London Blackout Murders (1943)
Hendrick Peterson
Unknown Guest (1943)
Sheriff Dave Larsen
Two Senoritas from Chicago (1943)
Rupert Shannon
The Outlaw (1943)
Dolan
Young Ideas (1943)
Judge Kelly
You're a Lucky Fellow, Mr. Smith (1943)
Conductor
Slightly Dangerous (1943)
Policeman
Mission to Moscow (1943)
Speaker of the House
Mr. Lucky (1943)
Dock watchman
Du Barry Was a Lady (1943)
Gatekeeper
The Human Comedy (1943)
Policeman
The Pride of the Yankees (1943)
Policeman
Nazty Nuisance (1943)
Highways by Night (1942)
Sergeant Ransome
Johnny Eager (1942)
Policeman
Little Tokyo, U.S.A. (1942)
Slavin
Larceny, Inc. (1942)
Officer O'Casey
Two Yanks in Trinidad (1942)
Police chief
Apache Trail (1942)
Mr. Walters
Night in New Orleans (1942)
Jensen
Arabian Nights (1942)
Harem sentry
They All Kissed the Bride (1942)
Mahony
Cadets on Parade (1942)
Inspector Kennedy
I Married a Witch (1942)
Allen
Wings for the Eagle (1942)
Policeman
All Through the Night (1942)
Policeman
Saboteur (1942)
Husband
The Major and the Minor (1942)
Conductor
Gentleman Jim (1942)
Simmons
Sullivan's Travels (1942)
Man at R. R. shack
Kings Row (1942)
Harley Davis
Syncopation (1942)
Judge
Obliging Young Lady (1942)
Motorcycle policeman
Once Upon a Honeymoon (1942)
Qusiling
Reap the Wild Wind (1942)
Bailiff
Three Sons O'Guns (1941)
Delivery man
Kiss the Boys Goodbye (1941)
Deputy
So Ends Our Night (1941)
Weiss
The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Mate of the La Paloma
Louisiana Purchase (1941)
Lawyer
A Shot in the Dark (1941)
Marsotti
The Blonde from Singapore (1941)
Captain Nelson
The Case of the Black Parrot (1941)
Simmonds
Unholy Partners (1941)
Colonel Mason
Mr. and Mrs. Smith (1941)
Conway
The Monster and the Girl (1941)
Dumb cop
The Lady from Cheyenne (1941)
Crowley
Blossoms in the Dust (1941)
Senator
The Great McGinty (1940)
Policeman
Foreign Correspondent (1940)
"Mohican" captain
Young Tom Edison (1940)
Bob
The Golden Fleecing (1940)
Featherway
Blondie on a Budget (1940)
Dempsey
Out West with the Peppers (1940)
Ole
The Devil's Pipeline (1940)
Mr. Adams
If I Had My Way (1940)
Gustav [Erickson]
A Night at Earl Carroll's (1940)
Cop
Those Were the Days! (1940)
Jailer
Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)
The Secret of Dr. Kildare (1939)
Cop
I Stole a Million (1939)
Policeman
You Can't Get Away with Murder (1939)
Cop
Let Freedom Ring (1939)
Swede
Saint Louis Blues (1939)
Police officer White
At the Circus (1939)
Ringmaster
Unmarried (1939)
Policeman
East Side of Heaven (1939)
Doorman
Twelve Crowded Hours (1939)
Doorkeeper
Little Accident (1939)
Policeman
The Star Maker (1939)
Mr. Olson
Sued for Libel (1939)
Walsh
One Hour to Live (1939)
Fats Monohan
The Day the Bookies Wept (1939)
Motor cop
Pacific Liner (1939)
Olaf
Union Pacific (1939)
Foreman
Off the Record (1939)
Policeman
Invisible Stripes (1939)
Policeman
Sudden Money (1939)
Policeman
Illegal Traffic (1938)
Lieutenant
Sweethearts (1938)
Fire inspector
Girls on Probation (1938)
Officer
Blondie (1938)
Desk sergeant
Call of the Yukon (1938)
Swede trapper
I Am the Law (1938)
Brophy
Arson Gang Busters (1938)
Riley
King of Alcatraz (1938)
Olaf
The Mad Miss Manton (1938)
Doorman
Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)
Police officer

Cast (Special)

Waldo (1960)
Rashford'S Father

Cast (Short)

So Your Wife Wants to Work (1956)
Tiny Troubles (1939)

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Woman's Secret, A (1949) - Genius, Would You Say? Having confessed to a shooting, Marian (Maureen O'Hara) tells cop Fowler (Jay. C Flippen) she only wants to call her friend Luke (Melvyn Douglas), introduced appearing on a radio quiz show, in Nicholas Ray's A Woman's Secret, 1949.
Johnny Eager (1942) - High And Handsome Opening scene, Robert Taylor (title character), evidently a cabbie, drops in on his parole officer Verne (Henry O'Neill), his aide Miss Mines (Leona Maricle) not interested, but visiting students (Diana Lewis, Lana Turner) are, in Mervyn LeRoy's Johny Eager, 1943.
Having Wonderful Crime (1945) - The Bastille Is No Fun Tight opening introduces headliners, Carole Landis as affluent amateur detective Helene, Pat O’Brien as bothered lawyer Malone, and George Murphy as her new husband Jake, Emory Parnell the cop, in RKO’s Having Wonderful Crime, 1945, based on a novel by the pseudonymous “Craig Rice.”
Hard Way, The (1943) - They Asked Me Why Director Vincent Sherman's opening, Ida Lupino eventually introduced as "Helen," Emory Parnell the cop, into a flashback featuring little sister Katherine (Joan Leslie), in The Hard Way, 1943.
Sabrina (1954) - I Almost Flunked My Hollandaise Chauffeur Fairchild (John Williams) reads a letter from his daughter (Audrey Hepburn, title character), sent to cooking school in France to separate her from carefree heir David (William Holden), then drives the responsible brother Linus (Humphrey Bogart), in Sabrina, 1954.
Ma and Pa Kettle Back on the Farm - Nothing But Dirt Pa (Percy Kilbride) is electrified (it turns out his pockets are full of uranium) and Billy (Emory Parnell) is duly alarmed, in Ma and Pa Kettle Back on the Farm, 1951.
Ma and Pa Kettle Back on the Farm - Pa Kettle's What? Shopkeeper Billy (Emory Parnell) regretts letting Pa (Percy Kilbride) and cronies Geoduck (Oliver Blake) and silent Crowbar (Teddy Hart) sample his tobacco, in Ma and Pa Kettle Back on the Farm, 1951.

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