John Ridgely

John Ridgely


Also Known As
John Huntington Rea, John Ridgley, John Ridgeley
Birth Place
Chicago, Illinois, USA
September 06, 1909
January 17, 1968
Cause of Death
Heart Ailment




Cast (Feature Film)

Off Limits (1953)
Lt. Cmdr. Parnell
Room for One More (1952)
Harry Foreman
The Outcasts of Poker Flat (1952)
Bill Akeley
Fort Osage (1952)
Henry Travers
The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)
Jack Steelman
The Congregation (1952)
When Worlds Collide (1951)
Chief inspector
The Blue Veil (1951)
The Last Outpost (1951)
Sam McQuade
Half Angel (1951)
Tim McCarey
Al Jennings of Oklahoma (1951)
Dan Hanes
Thunder in God's Country (1951)
Bill Stafford
A Place in the Sun (1951)
When the Redskins Rode (1951)
Christopher Gist
As You Were! (1951)
Edge of Doom (1950)
1st detective
South Sea Sinner (1950)
[Don] Williams
Rookie Fireman (1950)
Harry Williams
Backfire (1950)
The Lost Volcano (1950)
Beauty on Parade (1950)
Jeffrey Woodstock
The Petty Girl (1950)
Saddle Tramp (1950)
Slim Stevens
Border Incident (1949)
Mr. Neley
Tucson (1949)
Task Force (1949)
Dixie Rankin
Trouble Makers (1949)
"Silky" Thomas
Once More, My Darling (1949)
Command Decision (1949)
James Carwood
Sealed Verdict (1948)
Captain Lance Nissen
Night Wind (1948)
The Iron Curtain (1948)
Policeman Murphy
High Wall (1948)
David Wallace
Luxury Liner (1948)
Chief Officer Carver
The Man I Love (1947)
Roy Otis
Cheyenne (1947)
That Way with Women (1947)
Cry Wolf (1947)
Jackson Laidell
Possessed (1947)
Nora Prentiss (1947)
Walter Bailey
That's My Man (1947)
John Ramsey
Two Guys from Milwaukee (1946)
Mike Collins
The Big Sleep (1946)
Eddie Mars
My Reputation (1946)
Cary Abbott
God Is My Co-Pilot (1945)
Tex Hill
Pride of the Marines (1945)
Jim Merchant
Danger Signal (1945)
Thomas Turner
The Doughgirls (1944)
Julian Cadman
Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
Destination Tokyo (1944)
Reserve officer Raymond
Hollywood Canteen (1944)
Air Force (1943)
Pilot [Irish Quincannon]
Northern Pursuit (1943)
Jim Austin
The Big Shot (1942)
Wings for the Eagle (1942)
Secret Enemies (1942)
John Trent
They Died with Their Boots On (1942)
Second Lieutenant Davis
The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942)
Radio man
Million Dollar Baby (1941)
Ollie Wardrobe
International Squadron (1941)
Bill Torrence
Navy Blues (1941)
Knockout (1941)
Pat Martin
Steel Against the Sky (1941)
The Great Mr. Nobody (1941)
Eddie Williams
The Wagons Roll at Night (1941)
Highway West (1941)
Dangerously They Live (1941)
Here Comes Happiness (1941)
Strange Alibi (1941)
Nine Lives Are Not Enough (1941)
Castle on the Hudson (1940)
Knute Rockne--All American (1940)
Money and the Woman (1940)
Torrid Zone (1940)
Brother Orchid (1940)
Texas Pearson
Saturday's Children (1940)
Mr. MacReady
Flight Angels (1940)
Lt. Parsons
River's End (1940)
Constable Jeffers
The Letter (1940)
They Drive by Night (1940)
Hank Dawson
The Man Who Talked Too Much (1940)
A Child Is Born (1940)
Gambling on the High Seas (1940)
Cutter radio operator
On Trial (1939)
Radio announcer
Nancy Drew... Reporter (1939)
Hotel clerk
Confessions of a Nazi Spy (1939)
Army hospital clerk
Dark Victory (1939)
The Roaring Twenties (1939)
Cab driver
Cowboy Quarterback (1939)
Mr. Walters
The Adventures of Jane Arden (1939)
Torchy Blane...Playing with Dynamite (1939)
First reporter
They Made Me a Criminal (1939)
[Charles] Magee
The Kid from Kokomo (1939)
Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase (1939)
Father Is a Prince (1939)
Indianapolis Speedway (1939)
Ted [Horn]
Secret Service of the Air (1939)
Joe LeRoy
Wings of the Navy (1939)
Dan Morrison
Kid Nightingale (1939)
Everybody's Hobby (1939)
Private Detective (1939)
Donald Norton
You Can't Get Away with Murder (1939)
Gas station attendant
The Return of Dr. X (1939)
[Stanley] Rodgers
King of the Underworld (1939)
Naughty but Nice (1939)
Hudson's assistant
Each Dawn I Die (1939)
Jerry Poague
Waterfront (1939)
Orchestra leader
Torchy Runs for Mayor (1939)
Women in the Wind (1939)
Invisible Stripes (1939)
Smashing the Money Ring (1939)
Torchy Blane in Chinatown (1939)
Hollywood Hotel (1938)
Desk clerk
Men Are Such Fools (1938)
White Banners (1938)
Charles Ellis
Torchy Blane in Panama (1938)
Reynolds ("Sparks")
Going Places (1938)
Desk clerk
He Couldn't Say No (1938)
The Man-on-the-street
Hard to Get (1938)
My Bill (1938)
Little Miss Thoroughbred (1938)
Torchy Gets Her Man (1938)
Blondes at Work (1938)
Western Trails (1938)
The Patient in Room 18 (1938)
Jim Warren
Broadway Musketeers (1938)
M. C.
The Invisible Menace (1938)
Private Innes
Forbidden Valley (1938)
Sheriff Lafferty
Cowboy from Brooklyn (1938)
Beacon reporter
Garden of the Moon (1938)
Control man
Racket Busters (1938)
Truck driver
Boy Meets Girl (1938)
Kid Galahad (1937)
Submarine D-1 (1937)
Lieutenant Junior Grade

Cast (Short)

Skinnay Ennis and His Orchestra (1941)
Those Good Old Days (1941)
Alice in Movieland (1940)
Service with the Colors (1940)
Spills for Thrills (1940)
March On, Marines (1940)
The Bill of Rights (1939)
Quiet, Please (1939)
Slapsie Maxie's (1939)
The Man Without a Country (1937)

Life Events


Began film career


Last film "Off Limits"

Photo Collections

Air Force - Scene Stills
Here are a few scene stills from Warner Bros' Air Force (1943), starring John Garfield and Gig Young.


Movie Clip

When Worlds Collide (1951) -- (Movie Clip) The End Of The World Playboy international courier Randall (Richard Derr) headed to New York from South Africa, handcuffed to secret scientific data he knows little about, is pleased to be collected by fetching Joyce (Barbara Rush), daughter of his recipient, John Ridgely the customs chief, James Seay the hustling reporter, in producer George Pal’s When World’s Collide, 1951.
Northern Pursuit (1943) -- (Movie Clip) Of German Descent We know that von Keller (Helmut Dantine) has just survived an avalanche that killed all his fellow Nazi infiltrators, but this is the first scene for Canadian Mounties Steve (Errol Flynn) and Jim (John Ridgely), in director Raoul Walsh's Northern Pursuit, 1943.
Destination Tokyo (1943) -- (Movie Clip) Jap Float Zeroes Surfaced in the Aleutians to pick up Raymond (John Ridgely), Cassidy (Cary Grant) in command as Japanese planes strike, Wolf (John Garfield) and Mike (Tom Tully) among the defenders, impressive action in Destination Tokyo, 1943.
Destination Tokyo (1943) -- (Movie Clip) Join Us In Holding Our Breath The climax of a lengthy suspense sequence, Cary Grant as the steely Captain Cassidy guides the U.S.S. Copperfin into Tokyo Bay, through a mine-field, in the draught of a Japanese cruiser, keeping silent, John Ridgely, Warner Anderson, John Alvin among the crew, in DestinationTokyo, 1943.
Brother Orchid (1940) -- (Movie Clip) Who's Your Boss? Returned from five years abroad, gangster Little John (Edward G. Robinson) is greeted warmly at first by Jack (Humphrey Bogart) and henchmen (Morgan Conway, Richard Lane, Paul Guilfoyle, John Ridgely), in Brother Orchid, 1940.
Doughgirls, The (1944) -- (Movie Clip) I Like To Eat A Fish Pentagon employee Julian (John Ridgely) brings his new colleague, Soviet war hero Natalia (Eve Arden) to the suddenly-crowded Washington hotel bridal suite where his wife Edna (Ann Sheridan) has received her two newlywed ex-showgirl pals Vivian and Nan (Jane Wyman, Alexis Smith), early in The Doughgirls, 1944.
Air Force (1943) -- (Movie Clip) Hickam Radio The crew on the "Mary Ann" (John Garfield, Harry Carey, George Tobias, Ward Wood, John Ridgely et al) is headed for Hickam Field at Pearl Harbor when the radio signal is interrupted, in Howard Hawks' Air Force, 1943.
Air Force (1943) -- (Movie Clip) Open, Prologue Martial opening credits and prologue in which director Howard Hawks summons the intentions of Abraham Lincoln, in the wartime hit Air Force, 1943, starring John Garfield, Harry Carey and Gig Young.
Air Force (1943) -- (Movie Clip) Take A Good Look At Pearl Harbor Captain Quincannon (John Ridgely) advises the crew (Harry Carey, Gig Young, John Garfield, Arthur Kennedy et al) to take a good look at Pearl Harbor, following the raid, in Howard Hawks' Air Force, 1943.
They Drive By Night -- (Movie Clip) Keep The Change Second part of Ann Sheridan (as waitress "Cassie") in her first scene, helping trucking brothers Paul (Humphrey Bogart) and Joe (George Raft) duck creditor Farnsworth (Charles Halton) in Raoul Walsh's They Drive By Night, 1940.
Northern Pursuit (1943) -- (Movie Clip) Our Country, Isn't It? German-descended RCMP man Wagner (Errol Flynn), who wants to quit for personal reasons, must explain to his commanding officer (Tom Tully) why he wasn't quicker to turn over the Nazi pilot (Helmut Dantine) he captured, later with fiancee' (Julie Bishop), in Northern Pursuit, 1943.
Pride Of The Marines (1945) -- (Movie Clip) This Alley Must Be Warped John Garfield playing the real Al Schmid bowls a strike, continuing his testy meet-cute with Ruth (young Eleanor Parker) at a Philly bowling alley, before the war, match-making friends Jim and Ella May (John Ridgely, Ann Doran) standing back, early in Delmer Daves' Pride Of The Marines, 1945.