Ernest Torrence


Actor

Biography

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

I Cover the Waterfront (1933)
Eli Kirk
Sherlock Holmes (1932)
Professor James Moriarty
Hypnotized (1932)
The hypnotist [Professor Horace S. Limberly]
Sporting Blood (1931)
Jim Rellence
Shipmates (1931)
Scotty [McTavish]
Fighting Caravans (1931)
Bill Jackson
The Cuban Love Song (1931)
Romance
New Adventures of Get Rich Quick Wallingford (1931)
Blackie Daw
The Great Lover (1931)
Potter
Strictly Unconventional (1930)
Lord Porteous
Officer O'Brien (1930)
John P. O'Brien
Sweet Kitty Bellairs (1930)
Sir Jasper Standish
Call of the Flesh (1930)
Esteban
Desert Nights (1929)
Lord Stonehill
The Unholy Night (1929)
Dr. Ballou
The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1929)
Uncle Pio
Untamed (1929)
Ben Murchison
Speedway (1929)
Jim MacDonald
Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928)
Steamboat Bill
The Cossacks (1928)
Ivan
Across to Singapore (1928)
Capt. Mark Shore
Twelve Miles Out (1927)
Red McCue
Captain Salvation (1927)
Captain
The King of Kings (1927)
Peter
Mantrap (1926)
Joe Easter
The Blind Goddess (1926)
Big Bill Devens
The Lady of the Harem (1926)
Hassan
The Wanderer (1926)
Tola
The Rainmaker (1926)
Mike
The Dressmaker From Paris (1925)
Angus McGregor
Night Life of New York (1925)
John Bentley
The Pony Express (1925)
"Ascension" Jones
Peter Pan (1924)
Captain Hook
The Side Show of Life (1924)
Andrew Lackaday
The Heritage of the Desert (1924)
August Naab
North of 36 (1924)
Jim Nabours
The Fighting Coward (1924)
Gen. Orlando Jackson
The Covered Wagon (1924)
Jackson
West of the Water Tower (1924)
Adrian Plummer
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923)
Clopin
The Brass Bottle (1923)
Fakresh-el-Aamash
Ruggles of Red Gap (1923)
Cousin Egbert Floud
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine (1923)
"Devil" Jud Tolliver
The Kingdom Within (1922)
Krieg
Singed Wings (1922)
Emilio, a clown
Broken Chains (1922)
Boyan Boone
The Prodigal Judge (1922)
Solomon Mahaffy
Tol'able David (1921)
Luke Hatburn

Cast (Short)

The American Venus (1926)
King Neptune

Life Events

Photo Collections

Steamboat Bill, Jr. - Lobby Cards
Steamboat Bill, Jr. - Lobby Cards

Videos

Movie Clip

Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) - William Canfield Jr. Meeting the son he hasn’t seen in many years, Bill (Ernest Torrence), with first-mate Tom (Lewis), is looking for a guy with a white carnation, not expecting the dandified college man William Jr. (Buster Keaton), the first appearance by the director and star, in Steamboat Bill, Jr., 1928.
Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) - Hat Shop Arrived in River Junction, his father (Ernest Torrence), alarmed at his appearance and tastes, brings the title character (director and star Buster Keaton) to the hat shop, a famous routine — certainly not the “mere slapstick” Keaton greatly disliked — from Steamboat Bill, Jr., 1928.
Great Lover, The (1931) - I Have Something To Restrain International opera star Paurel (Adolphe Menjou, title character) is determined to convince American protege Diana (Irene Dunne) that he isn’t romantically interested in her, though we know better, as they engage in a personal training session, in The Great Lover, 1931.
Great Lover, The (1931) - I Can Almost See Her Arriving New York on the ship from a European tour, world class lothario and opera singer Paurel (Adolphe Menjou) and his man (Ernest Torrence) fail to identify the voice of Diana (Irene Dunne), meeting press agent Finny (Cliff Edwards) and reporter Rosco (Ates), in The Great Lover, 1931.
Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) - I'll Pick The Young Man Determined to make good on an invitation from Mary (Marion Byron), daughter of his dad's wealthy steamboat rival (Tom McGuire), Canfield Jr. (director and star Buster Keaton) employs an elaborate costume switch to evade his father (Ernest Torrence), in Steamboat Bill, Jr., 1928.
Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) - Muddy Waters The jaunty opening, in which star Buster Keaton credits his colleagues for contributions to writing and directing, though he always did the work himself, and the introduction of rivals King (Tom McGuire) and Canfield (Ernest Torrence, with first mate Tom Lewis), in Steamboat Bill, Jr., 1928.
Captain Salvation (1927) - Waterfront Jezebel MGM roars a silent Nor'easter into 1840 New England, among those rescued is de-facto leading lady Pauline Starke as "Bess Morgan," and nobody cares about her except the leading man Lars Hanson, as sailor and ministry student "Anson," his girlfriend Mary (Marceline Day) confused, in Captain Salvation, 1927.
Across To Singapore (1928) - Unfurl Your Shirt Tail! Happy roughhousing in the home the sailing Shore brothers, 1857 Massachusetts, youngest Joel (Ramon Novarro) jousting with big brother Mark, just home from a long voyage and newly smitten with Joel's playmate Priscilla (Joan Crawford), who's grown up pretty, in Across To Singapore, 1928.
Across To Singapore (1928) - You'll Need A Gang Docked in Singapore, brother Matthew (Duke Martin) plots against Mark (Ernest Torrence) for naming young Joel (Ramon Novarro) first mate, Anna May Wong the temptress, photo of Joan Crawford, Mark's girl back home, in Across To Singapore, 1928, based on All The Brothers Were Valiant.
Untamed (1929) - A Lady On This Boat Playboy Andy (Robert Montgomery) warbling a tune by Louis Alter and Joe Goodwin when "Bingo" (Joan Crawford), raised in the tropics making her first trip to New York, expresses her interest, her possessive uncle (Ernest Torrence) alarmed, in MGM's Untamed, 1929.

Family

David Torrence
Brother
Actor.

Bibliography