John Ridgely


Actor

Biography

Filmography

 

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)
Doctor
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)
Coroner
When the Redskins Rode (1951)
Christopher Gist
As You Were! (1951)
Captain
Edge of Doom (1950)
1st detective
South Sea Sinner (1950)
[Don] Williams
Rookie Fireman (1950)
Harry Williams
Backfire (1950)
Plainclothesman
The Lost Volcano (1950)
Barton
Beauty on Parade (1950)
Jeffrey Woodstock
The Petty Girl (1950)
Patrolman
Saddle Tramp (1950)
Slim Stevens
Border Incident (1949)
Mr. Neley
Tucson (1949)
Ben
Task Force (1949)
Dixie Rankin
Trouble Makers (1949)
"Silky" Thomas
Once More, My Darling (1949)
Burke
Command Decision (1949)
James Carwood
Sealed Verdict (1948)
Captain Lance Nissen
Night Wind (1948)
Walters
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)
Chalkeye
That Way with Women (1947)
Sam
Cry Wolf (1947)
Jackson Laidell
Possessed (1947)
Harker
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)
Saunders
Destination Tokyo (1944)
Reserve officer Raymond
Hollywood Canteen (1944)
Air Force (1943)
Pilot [Irish Quincannon]
Northern Pursuit (1943)
Jim Austin
The Big Shot (1942)
Tim
Wings for the Eagle (1942)
Johnson
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)
Jersey
Knockout (1941)
Pat Martin
Steel Against the Sky (1941)
Policeman
The Great Mr. Nobody (1941)
Eddie Williams
The Wagons Roll at Night (1941)
Arch
Highway West (1941)
Alex
Dangerously They Live (1941)
John
Here Comes Happiness (1941)
Jim
Strange Alibi (1941)
Tex
Nine Lives Are Not Enough (1941)
Mechanic
Castle on the Hudson (1940)
Clerk
Knute Rockne--All American (1940)
Reporter
Money and the Woman (1940)
Doctor
Torrid Zone (1940)
Gardner
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)
Driver
They Drive by Night (1940)
Hank Dawson
The Man Who Talked Too Much (1940)
Brooks
A Child Is Born (1940)
Intern
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)
Reporter
Torchy Blane...Playing with Dynamite (1939)
First reporter
They Made Me a Criminal (1939)
[Charles] Magee
The Kid from Kokomo (1939)
Sam
Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase (1939)
Reporter
Father Is a Prince (1939)
Salesman
Indianapolis Speedway (1939)
Ted [Horn]
Secret Service of the Air (1939)
Joe LeRoy
Wings of the Navy (1939)
Dan Morrison
Kid Nightingale (1939)
Whitey
Everybody's Hobby (1939)
Morgan
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)
Jerry
Naughty but Nice (1939)
Hudson's assistant
Each Dawn I Die (1939)
Jerry Poague
Waterfront (1939)
Orchestra leader
Torchy Runs for Mayor (1939)
Photographer
Women in the Wind (1939)
Salesman
Invisible Stripes (1939)
Employment
Smashing the Money Ring (1939)
Policeman
Torchy Blane in Chinatown (1939)
Officer
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)
Burke
My Bill (1938)
Florist
Little Miss Thoroughbred (1938)
Slug
Torchy Gets Her Man (1938)
Bugs
Blondes at Work (1938)
Regan
Western Trails (1938)
Ben
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)
Cutter
Kid Galahad (1937)
Photographer
Submarine D-1 (1937)
Lieutenant Junior Grade

Cast (Short)

Skinnay Ennis and His Orchestra (1941)
Those Good Old Days (1941)
PONY EXPRESS DAYS (1940)
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

1937

Began film career

1953

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.

Videos

Movie Clip

When Worlds Collide (1951) - 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) - 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) - 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) - 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) - 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) - 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) - 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) - 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) - 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 - 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) - 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) - 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.

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