Charles Sullivan


Biography

Charles Sullivan worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Sullivan's film career can be credited to debut roles in "His People" (1925), "The Patent Leather Kid" (1927), and "For the Defense" (1930). Sullivan made film his next project, appearing in the adaptation "Hit the Deck" (1930) with Jack Oakie, "The Public Enemy" (1931) with James Cagney and "The ...

Biography

Charles Sullivan worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Sullivan's film career can be credited to debut roles in "His People" (1925), "The Patent Leather Kid" (1927), and "For the Defense" (1930). Sullivan made film his next project, appearing in the adaptation "Hit the Deck" (1930) with Jack Oakie, "The Public Enemy" (1931) with James Cagney and "The Beast of the City" (1932). He also appeared in the Gene Autry western "The Old Corral" (1937), "Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood" (1942) and the Cary Grant comedy "Dream Wife" (1953). Toward the end of his career, Sullivan acted in the dramatic adaptation "The Last Hurrah" (1958) with Spencer Tracy.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

The Last Hurrah (1958)
Chauffeur
It's Always Fair Weather (1955)
Trainer
Tennessee Champ (1954)
Referee
She Couldn't Say No (1954)
Champ for a Day (1953)
George's second
The Caddy (1953)
Caddy
Dream Wife (1953)
Truck driver
Glory Alley (1952)
Love Is Better Than Ever (1952)
Cab driver
Woman in the Dark (1952)
Bartender
Lost in Alaska (1952)
My Six Convicts (1952)
Driscoll
Kansas City Confidential (1952)
New player
Boots Malone (1952)
Spieler
The Happy Time (1952)
Moving man
Flesh and Fury (1952)
The Winning Team (1952)
Listener
This Woman Is Dangerous (1952)
Attendant
Tropical Heat Wave (1952)
Driver
The Fabulous Senorita (1952)
Taxi driver
Gasoline Alley (1951)
Foreman
Francis Goes to the Races (1951)
Cashier
Iron Man (1951)
Referee of championship fight
Double Dynamite (1951)
Sergeant
Hollywood Story (1951)
Detective
Hunt the Man Down (1951)
Hood
Here Comes the Groom (1951)
Photographer
You Never Can Tell (1951)
Inmate
Santa Fe (1951)
Bartender
Rhubarb (1951)
Man with binoculars
Highway 301 (1950)
Officer
All the King's Men (1950)
Kill the Umpire (1950)
Policeman
Cargo to Capetown (1950)
Seaman
Unmasked (1950)
Getz
Hoedown (1950)
Tiny
Riding High (1950)
Spectator
The Fuller Brush Girl (1950)
Bus driver
Hit Parade of 1951 (1950)
Driver
The Invisible Monster (1950)
Take One False Step (1949)
Truck driver
Holiday Affair (1949)
Police officer
Flaming Fury (1949)
Expressman
Kazan (1949)
Calamity Jane and Sam Bass (1949)
The Stratton Story (1949)
Spectator
Knock on Any Door (1949)
Telescope man
Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1949)
Fan
The Set-Up (1949)
Duke of Chicago (1949)
Crowley
Fighting Fools (1949)
Referee
If You Knew Susie (1948)
Logger
Big City (1948)
Brawler
Homicide for Three (1948)
Workman
River Lady (1948)
Logger
Secret Service Investigator (1948)
Cab driver
Here Comes Trouble (1948)
Sgt. Harris
Heart of Virginia (1948)
Photographer
State of the Union (1948)
Reporter
Alias a Gentleman (1948)
Waiter
Whiplash (1948)
Second
Shanghai Chest (1948)
Officer Murphy
Out of the Storm (1948)
Plant guard
Unconquered (1947)
Trapper
Backlash (1947)
Policeman
Bells of San Angelo (1947)
Roberts
The Wild Frontier (1947)
Baker
My Brother Talks to Horses (1947)
Bettor
Song of the Thin Man (1947)
Sergeant
Easy Come, Easy Go (1947)
Cabbie
That Way with Women (1947)
Thug
Buck Privates Come Home (1947)
Harry
A Likely Story (1947)
Poker player
Kilroy Was Here (1947)
News Hounds (1947)
Mug
Courage of Lassie (1946)
Officer instructor
Nobody Lives Forever (1946)
Bartender-waiter
San Quentin (1946)
Batson
Gay Blades (1946)
Fan
Her Kind of Man (1946)
Gambler
Rainbow Over Texas (1946)
Waiter
The Last Crooked Mile (1946)
Bartender
Easy to Wed (1946)
Truck driver
Traffic in Crime (1946)
Cab driver
The El Paso Kid (1946)
Editor Lowry
The Mysterious Mr. Valentine (1946)
Mechanic
Road to Utopia (1946)
Prospector
G. I. War Brides (1946)
Brakeman
That Brennan Girl (1946)
Boss upholsterer
The Kid from Brooklyn (1946)
Timekeeper
Because of Him (1946)
Ambulance driver
A Letter for Evie (1946)
Sergeant
Live Wires (1946)
Ditch digger
Bowery Bombshell (1946)
Mug
Below the Deadline (1946)
Mobster
Earl Carroll Vanities (1945)
Cab driver
Honeymoon Ahead (1945)
Control man
Girls of the Big House (1945)
Waiter
Boston Blackie's Rendezvous (1945)
Bruiser
The Phantom Speaks (1945)
Cab driver
Bandits of the Badland (1945)
Hideout guard
Bells of Rosarita (1945)
Goss
The Chicago Kid (1945)
Henchman
Duffy's Tavern (1945)
Painter
Sing Your Way Home (1945)
Sailor in lifeboat
Flame of Barbary Coast (1945)
Bartender
She Gets Her Man (1945)
That's the Spirit (1945)
Johnny Angel (1945)
Sailor
Music for Millions (1945)
Expressman
Incendiary Blonde (1945)
Cadden's bodyguard
Roughly Speaking (1945)
Taxi driver
The Doughgirls (1944)
Man with grip
The Yellow Rose of Texas (1944)
Bartender
Man from Frisco (1944)
Irishman
The Soul of a Monster (1944)
Marshal of Reno (1944)
Bartender
Louisiana Hayride (1944)
Cab driver
The Fighting Seabees (1944)
Construction worker
Strangers in the Night (1944)
Police driver
Thoroughbreds (1944)
Nails
The Last Ride (1944)
Guard
Lost Angel (1944)
Referee
Destination Tokyo (1944)
Crew member
Swing Fever (1944)
Policeman
3 Is a Family (1944)
Driver
My Buddy (1944)
Mug
Nobody's Darling (1943)
Bum
Action in the North Atlantic (1943)
Seaman
Riders of the Rio Grande (1943)
Bartender
Cowboy in Manhattan (1943)
Mug
Whistling in Brooklyn (1943)
Harry
Fugitive from Sonora (1943)
Heavy
Death Valley Manhunt (1943)
Editor
The Mantrap (1943)
Traffic officer
Bordertown Gun Fighters (1943)
Grady
Dead Man's Gulch (1943)
Pete the bartender
King of the Cowboys (1943)
Usher
Old Acquaintance (1943)
Taxi driver
The Man from Down Under (1943)
Referee
Air Force (1943)
Canyon City (1943)
Pete
Pittsburgh (1942)
Miner
Larceny, Inc. (1942)
Player
You're Telling Me (1942)
Policeman
Wings for the Eagle (1942)
Workman
Syncopation (1942)
Gangster
Woman of the Year (1942)
Cabby
Broadway (1942)
Gangster
Behind the Eight Ball (1942)
Waiter
Sealed Lips (1942)
Henchman
Lucky Legs (1942)
Lou
Unseen Enemy (1942)
Bartender
The Old Homestead (1942)
Dutch
Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood (1942)
Cab driver
Butch Minds the Baby (1942)
Nathan
Jail House Blues (1942)
Truck driver
Pardon My Stripes (1942)
Barber
You Can't Escape Forever (1942)
Mug
They All Kissed the Bride (1942)
Truck driver
All Through the Night (1942)
Henchman
The Glass Key (1942)
Taxi driver
We Were Dancing (1942)
Train announcer
Footsteps in the Dark (1941)
Headwaiter
Steel Against the Sky (1941)
San Francisco Docks (1941)
Longshoreman
Million Dollar Baby (1941)
Taxi driver
You're in the Army Now (1941)
Corporal
The Great Mr. Nobody (1941)
Tough guy
Meet Boston Blackie (1941)
Cabby
The Bride Came C.O.D. (1941)
Ambulance driver
Hit the Road (1941)
Chauffeur
The Sea Wolf (1941)
First mate
Citadel of Crime (1941)
Lefty
A Missouri Outlaw (1941)
Charlie
Mutiny in the Arctic (1941)
Sailor
Knockout (1941)
Handler
In the Navy (1941)
Sailor
Honky Tonk (1941)
Miner
Manpower (1941)
Lineman
Enemy Agent (1940)
Loader
Flight Angels (1940)
Field attendant
They Drive by Night (1940)
Driver
Phantom Submarine (1940)
Sailor at wheel
The Boys from Syracuse (1940)
Cop
Sandy Gets Her Man (1940)
Policeman
Convicted Woman (1940)
Mug
Sky Murder (1940)
Thug
Alias the Deacon (1940)
Loader
Castle on the Hudson (1940)
Prisoner
Hell's Kitchen (1939)
Henchman
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Cab driver
Winner Take All (1939)
Fighter
Kid Nightingale (1939)
Second fighter
The Kid from Kokomo (1939)
Radio referee
Fast and Furious (1939)
Thug
One Hour to Live (1939)
Second fighter
Missing Evidence (1939)
Workman
Waterfront (1939)
Bouncer
Blackwell's Island (1939)
Inmate
Nancy Drew... Reporter (1939)
Spectator
Golden Boy (1939)
Referee
Charlie McCarthy, Detective (1939)
Cop
Torchy Blane...Playing with Dynamite (1939)
Charlie
The Roaring Twenties (1939)
Freight crew member
They Made Me a Criminal (1939)
Trainer
Sergeant Madden (1939)
Prisoner
I Stole a Million (1939)
Gas station helper
Rio (1939)
The Mad Miss Manton (1938)
Too Hot to Handle (1938)
Gunman
Youth Takes a Fling (1938)
Sailor
Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)
Gunman
Goodbye Broadway (1938)
Freddie
Nurse from Brooklyn (1938)
Reed
The Crowd Roars (1938)
Chief timekeeper
Sweethearts (1938)
Tommy, fighter
The Storm (1938)
Sailor
The Sisters (1938)
Pug
Midnight Intruder (1938)
Cop
The Devil's Party (1938)
Emanuel
Yellow Jack (1938)
Cavalryman
Test Pilot (1938)
Field mechanic
Reckless Living (1938)
Ticket seller
Life Begins with Love (1937)
Laundry man
Oh, Doctor (1937)
Night Key (1937)
Taxi driver
She's No Lady (1937)
Taxi driver
Armored Car (1937)
Bull
Born Reckless (1937)
Mechanic
Wells Fargo (1937)
Northerner
She's Dangerous (1937)
Taxi driver
The Last Gangster (1937)
Convict
The Perfect Specimen (1937)
Timekeeper
A Girl with Ideas (1937)
Waiter
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)
Taxicab driver
F-Man (1936)
Second taxi driver
Mister Cinderella (1936)
Taxi driver
Don't Gamble with Love (1936)
Taxi driver
The Old Corral (1936)
Frank
Dangerous Waters (1936)
Sailor
Cain and Mabel (1936)
Knock down time keeper
Love Me Forever (1935)
Taxi driver
Two Fisted (1935)
Man at window
The Whole Town's Talking (1935)
Henchman
Under Pressure (1935)
Motorman
She Gets Her Man (1935)
Gangster
Annapolis Farewell (1935)
Sailor
The Daring Young Man (1935)
Convict
The Public Menace (1935)
Truck driver
Hell Bent for Love (1934)
Packey
Death on the Diamond (1934)
Taxi driver
No More Women (1934)
<I>Hawk</I> crew
Name the Woman (1934)
Henchman
Lady by Choice (1934)
Sailor
The Captain Hates the Sea (1934)
Taxi driver
King Kong (1933)
Member of ship┬┐s crew
Young Donovan's Kid (1931)
Gyp
Hit the Deck (1930)
Lieut. Jim Smith
For the Defense (1930)
Charlie
The Man I Love (1929)
Champ Mahoney
Night Parade (1929)
Huffy
The Spirit of Youth (1929)
Prizefighter
The Locked Door (1929)
Guest
The Patent Leather Kid (1927)
Rookies (1927)
Corporal Sullivan
His People (1925)
The champion

Misc. Crew (Feature Film)

King Kong (1933)
Stunt double for Robert Armstrong

Cast (Short)

So You Think You're Not Guilty (1950)
So You Want to Be a Salesman (1947)
Mighty Lak a Goat (1942)
Alex in Wonderland (1940)
MEN OF STEEL (1938)
Captain Kidd's Treasure (1938)
A Criminal Is Born (1938)
The Ship That Died (1938)
The Canary Comes Across (1938)
Something Simple (1934)
Below Zero (1930)

Life Events

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