Harry Tyler


Biography

Harry Tyler was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Tyler began his acting career with roles in such films as "The Shannons of Broadway" (1929), "Big Money" (1930) and "Midnight Alibi" (1934). He also appeared in the George Brent drama "Housewife" (1934), "Streamline Express" (1935) and "The Glass Key" (1935). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects li...

Biography

Harry Tyler was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Tyler began his acting career with roles in such films as "The Shannons of Broadway" (1929), "Big Money" (1930) and "Midnight Alibi" (1934). He also appeared in the George Brent drama "Housewife" (1934), "Streamline Express" (1935) and "The Glass Key" (1935). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like "Young People" (1940) with Shirley Temple Black, "The Grapes of Wrath" (1940) and the Charley Grapewin dramatic adaptation "Tobacco Road" (1941). He also appeared in the Lupe Velez comedy adventure "Mexican Spitfire Sees a Ghost" (1942). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Ronald Reagan comedy "Bedtime For Bonzo" (1951), the Alan Ladd crime feature "Appointment With Danger" (1951) and the romance "This Woman Is Dangerous" (1952) with Joan Crawford. He also appeared in the Bud Abbott comedy "Lost in Alaska" (1952) and the crime flick "The Glass Web" (1953) with Edward G Robinson. Tyler more recently acted in "The Last Hurrah" (1958) with Spencer Tracy. Tyler passed away in September 1961 at the age of 73.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Alias Jesse James (1959)
Elmo, station master
The Last Hurrah (1958)
Elderly retainer
Cole Younger, Gunfighter (1958)
Proprietor
Day of the Bad Man (1958)
Man watching Monte Hayes arrive
The Wayward Bus (1957)
Ticket seller
Plunder Road (1957)
Ernie Beach
Domino Kid (1957)
Harry
The Deadly Mantis (1957)
Spectator
Slander (1957)
Willis
Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
Coffee shop counter man
Footsteps in the Night (1957)
Dick Harris
The Rawhide Years (1956)
Station agent
These Wilder Years (1956)
Doorman
Glory (1956)
Beed Wickwire
A Day of Fury (1956)
Charlie
The Kettles in the Ozarks (1956)
Meek man
Mohawk (1956)
Settler
Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops (1955)
Piano player
A Lawless Street (1955)
Tony Cabrillo
The Twinkle in God's Eye (1955)
Miner
The Naked Street (1955)
I. Barricks
Jail Busters (1955)
Hank Gaffney
Guys and Dolls (1955)
Waiter at Mindy's
Cattle Queen of Montana (1954)
Telegraph operator
Witness to Murder (1954)
Charlie
Them! (1954)
Inmate
Yankee Pasha (1954)
American sailor
She's Back on Broadway (1953)
Rhodes
April in Paris (1953)
Doorman
Girls in the Night (1953)
Burns
By the Light of the Silvery Moon (1953)
Homer Simmons
Back to God's Country (1953)
Mulligan
A Perilous Journey (1953)
The Glass Web (1953)
Jake
Boots Malone (1952)
Telephone operator
The Quiet Man (1952)
Cohan
Deadline--U.S.A. (1952)
Headline writer
Cattle Town (1952)
Old timer
This Woman Is Dangerous (1952)
Mike
Wagons West (1952)
Old man
Lost in Alaska (1952)
Stranger
Junction City (1952)
Giles
Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie (1952)
Fan salesman on train
Disc Jockey (1951)
Elderly man
The Fat Man (1951)
Landlord
Appointment with Danger (1951)
Brakeman
Cuban Fireball (1951)
Drunk
Al Jennings of Oklahoma (1951)
Hardy Tate
Close to My Heart (1951)
Station agent
Santa Fe (1951)
Rusty
Texans Never Cry (1951)
Dan Carter
Bedtime For Bonzo (1951)
Knucksy
Corky of Gasoline Alley (1951)
Uncle Avery
Gasoline Alley (1951)
Mr. Flask
The Lemon Drop Kid (1951)
Santa Claus
A Woman of Distinction (1950)
Charlie
Kill the Umpire (1950)
Bartender
Lucky Losers (1950)
Wellington Jefferson "Buffer" McGee
Rider from Tucson (1950)
Hardrock Jones
The Traveling Saleswoman (1950)
Jasper North
Wyoming Mail (1950)
Manager
Never a Dull Moment (1950)
Klinger
The Good Humor Man (1950)
Laundryman
That Wonderful Urge (1949)
Counterman
Sorrowful Jones (1949)
Blinky, blind man
Bride for Sale (1949)
Wrestling announcer
Air Hostess (1949)
Jeff Farrell
Beyond the Forest (1949)
Station master
Hellfire (1949)
Bartender
Master Minds (1949)
Constable Hoskins
The Doolins of Oklahoma (1949)
Grocer
The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend (1949)
Station agent
Always Leave Them Laughing (1949)
Oswald
Joe Palooka in the Big Fight (1949)
Chandler
Ma and Pa Kettle (1949)
Ticket agent
The Return of October (1948)
Mac
Deep Waters (1948)
Hopkins
Heading for Heaven (1948)
Professor
The Untamed Breed (1948)
Elisha Jones
Smart Politics (1948)
Frank Peabody
Strike It Rich (1948)
Pap Jonathan
Relentless (1948)
Bartender
Campus Sleuth (1948)
Husband
I Love Trouble (1948)
Warehouse foreman
An Act of Murder (1948)
Hotel clerk
Raw Deal (1948)
Oscar
The Fuller Brush Man (1948)
Gardener
High Barbaree (1947)
Bartender
Winter Wonderland (1947)
Seth
Sarge Goes to College (1947)
Mr. Rogers
Fun on a Weekend (1947)
Mr. Horn
The Woman on the Beach (1947)
Blacksmith
The Mighty McGurk (1947)
Shopkeeper
The Beginning or the End (1947)
This Time for Keeps (1947)
Bartender
Adventure (1946)
Doctor
Johnny Comes Flying Home (1946)
Grigsby
Slightly Scandalous (1946)
Hotel desk clerk
The Fabulous Suzanne (1946)
Lucius B. Peavey
I Ring Doorbells (1946)
Tippy Miller
San Quentin (1946)
Pete Moley
The Sailor Takes a Wife (1946)
Painter
Decoy (1946)
Counterman
Somewhere in the Night (1946)
Baggage room attendant
Behind Green Lights (1946)
Crematorium attendant
The Man Who Dared (1946)
Bailiff
Night Editor (1946)
Bartender
The Blue Dahlia (1946)
Clerk in bus station
Duffy's Tavern (1945)
Man in bookie joint
Wilson (1945)
Conductor
Identity Unknown (1945)
That's the Spirit (1945)
Detective
The Woman Who Came Back (1945)
Noah
I'll Tell the World (1945)
Announcer
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood (1945)
Taxi driver
Casanova Brown (1944)
Pop-eyed man
The Great Moment (1944)
Reporter
See Here, Private Hargrove (1944)
Old man
San Diego, I Love You (1944)
Mr. Carruthers
Atlantic City (1944)
Sherman
Casanova in Burlesque (1944)
Bucky Farrell
The Merry Monahans (1944)
Poker player
Buffalo Bill (1944)
Barker
The Doughgirls (1944)
Angular man
Mrs. Parkington (1944)
Quartette member
Whistling in Brooklyn (1943)
Gateman
Hers to Hold (1943)
Sailor Sam
Dixie (1943)
Blind man
The Iron Major (1943)
Second friend
Slightly Dangerous (1943)
Hillyer
She Has What It Takes (1943)
Hotel manager
Lady Bodyguard (1943)
Weasel-faced salesman
He Hired the Boss (1943)
All by Myself (1943)
Jones
What's Buzzin' Cousin? (1943)
Harry, hotel clerk
True to Life (1943)
Program director
The Heat's On (1943)
Stagehand
The Dancing Masters (1943)
Ten Gentlemen from West Point (1942)
Carpenter
Sullivan's Travels (1942)
R. R. information clerk
Broadway (1942)
Wingy
In Old California (1942)
Huckster
A Night to Remember (1942)
Postal clerk
The Palm Beach Story (1942)
Gateman at Penn Station
Mexican Spitfire Sees a Ghost (1942)
Bascombe
Maisie Gets Her Man (1942)
Pitchman
I Married a Witch (1942)
1st prisoner
Remember the Day (1942)
Mr. Avery
Street of Chance (1942)
Proprietor of clothing store
Mokey (1942)
Hobo
Grand Central Murder (1942)
McQueen, dance director
Mr. District Attorney in the Carter Case (1941)
Mac, a furniture salesman
Sweetheart of the Campus (1941)
Louie
Richest Man in Town (1941)
Cliff Smithers
The Bride Wore Crutches (1941)
Whispers
Tillie the Toiler (1941)
Pop
Tobacco Road (1941)
Auto dealer
Sis Hopkins (1941)
Nick Barton, burlesque show manager
Dressed to Kill (1941)
Stage manager
The House Across the Bay (1940)
Fur peddlar
Youth Will Be Served (1940)
Hobo
Brigham Young--Frontiersman (1940)
Men Against the Sky (1940)
Passenger
Meet the Missus (1940)
Mr. Godfrey
Pier 13 (1940)
Alibi Joe
Behind the News (1940)
Monroe
Keeping Company (1940)
Joe Green
Andy Hardy Meets Debutante (1940)
Jordan
The Captain Is a Lady (1940)
Lem
Phantom Raiders (1940)
Waiter
Young People (1940)
Dave
Enemy Agent (1940)
Patron
Jennie (1940)
The Golden Fleecing (1940)
Thug
The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
Bert
Johnny Apollo (1940)
Trusty
Go West (1940)
Telegrapher
Street of Memories (1940)
Grouch
Little Old New York (1940)
Helmsman
Pop Always Pays (1940)
Pawnbroker
Third Finger, Left Hand (1940)
Martin
Manhattan Heartbeat (1940)
Husband
Hollywood Cavalcade (1939)
Guide
I Stole a Million (1939)
Kibitzer
Blondie Brings Up Baby (1939)
Tell No Tales (1939)
Man on bus
6,000 Enemies (1939)
Waiter
Disbarred (1939)
Cashier
The Lady's from Kentucky (1939)
Carter
Golden Boy (1939)
Mickey
The Gracie Allen Murder Case (1939)
Police photographer
20,000 Men a Year (1939)
Joe Hungerford
The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (1939)
Joe Eliot
Miracles for Sale (1939)
Taxi driver
Four Girls in White (1939)
Corey
Spirit of Culver (1939)
Frank
Young Mr. Lincoln (1939)
Barber
Coast Guard (1939)
Hatchet-faced seaman
Jesse James (1939)
Farmer
Nick Carter, Master Detective (1939)
Attendant
Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938)
Proprietor
Too Hot to Handle (1938)
Newsreel man
Mr. Boggs Steps Out (1938)
Sam Mason
Spring Madness (1938)
Taxi driver
Little Orphan Annie (1938)
O. O. Pike
The Shopworn Angel (1938)
Eddy
Arsene Lupin Returns (1938)
Second reporter
The Chaser (1938)
Gerson
Strange Faces (1938)
Deputy
The Crowd Roars (1938)
Announcer at gym
The Arkansas Traveler (1938)
Garageman
Waikiki Wedding (1937)
Sailor
Internes Can't Take Money (1937)
Manager of bookie office
Her Husband Lies (1937)
Second barfly
Nancy Steele Is Missing! (1937)
Newsdealer
They Gave Him a Gun (1937)
Shooting gallery attendant
Bad Guy (1937)
Convict
Youth on Parole (1937)
Danny Hinkel
Don't Tell the Wife (1937)
Mike Callahan
Love Takes Flight (1937)
Stone
The Girl Said No (1937)
Chuck
Carnival Queen (1937)
Fingers
Jim Hanvey, Detective (1937)
Taxi driver
Blossoms on Broadway (1937)
Inspector
Married Before Breakfast (1937)
Bus driver
My Dear Miss Aldrich (1937)
Taxi driver James Joseph McElarney
I Promise to Pay (1937)
Nilson
The Man Who Cried Wolf (1937)
Manager
Midnight Madonna (1937)
After the Thin Man (1936)
Fingers
Wedding Present (1936)
Marriage license clerk
Arizona Mahoney (1936)
Bidder on horses
The Devil Is a Sissy (1936)
Toy Vendor
Three Wise Guys (1936)
Yegg
Two-Fisted Gentleman (1936)
Fieldsie
Lady from Nowhere (1936)
Editor Fletcher
Sworn Enemy (1936)
Convict, Nick
Pennies From Heaven (1936)
Concessionaire
The Man I Marry (1936)
Villager
The Accusing Finger (1936)
Man on top of bus
Naughty Marietta (1935)
Suitor
I Live My Life (1935)
Photographer
Lady Tubbs (1935)
Elmer
The Glass Key (1935)
Henry Sloss
Men Without Names (1935)
Steve
Streamline Express (1935)
Steve
Murder Man (1935)
Doc Warren
Mister Dynamite (1935)
Chiseler
The Woman in Red (1935)
Taxi driver
Maybe It's Love (1935)
Bum
Black Fury (1935)
Johnny
A Night at the Opera (1935)
Sign painter
The Case of the Howling Dog (1934)
Sam Martin
Midnight Alibi (1934)
Hughie
Friends of Mr. Sweeney (1934)
Mike
I Sell Anything (1934)
Second stooge
Babbitt (1934)
Martin Gunch
Sweet Adeline (1934)
Louis
Housewife (1934)
Mr. Simmons
Desirable (1934)
Box office man
Murder in the Clouds (1934)
Counterman
The Firebird (1934)
Doorkeeper
The Divorce Racket (1932)
Big Money (1930)
Wendell
Oh, Yeah (1929)
Splinters
The Shannons of Broadway (1929)
Eddie Allen

Cast (Short)

Movie Pests (1944)
The Canary Comes Across (1938)
Give Till It Hurts (1937)
The Perfect Set-Up (1936)
Artistic Temper (1932)
The Studio Murder Mystery (1932)

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Grapes Of Wrath, The (1940) - Two For A Penny Reaching a filling station in New Mexico, Tom (Henry Fonda) getting gas while Pa (Russell Simpson) negotiates with a waitress (Kitty McHugh) for a loaf of bread, young Winfield and Ruth (Darryl Hickman, Shirley Mills) benefiting, in John Ford's The Grapes Of Wrath, 1940.
Housewife (1934) - Lincoln Might Have Freed The Slaves Already on the subject of running a home on his modest salary, office manager Bill (George Brent) with wife Nan (Ann Dvorak) and son (Ronnie Cosby), off to work, then neighbor and sister-in-law Dora (Ruth Donnelly) visits and the plumber (Harry Tyler) adds to the woes, in Housewife, 1934.
Lawless Street, A (1955) - I'll Have The Silent Treatment Later in the morning that began with menacing gunman Dingo (Frank Hagney) riding into Medicine Bend, Colorado, Marshal Ware (Randolph Scott) visits barber Tony (Harry Tyler), then an early climax, with comments from Cody (John Emery), who was laying odds, in A Lawless Street, 1955.
Quiet Man, The (1952) - This Wild Colonial Boy John Ford directs a vignette in the rural Irish pub, Ken Curtis leading the song, Ford’s brother Francis greeting John Wayne as the American Thornton who’s bought his boyhood home, but local land-owner Dannaher (Victor McLaglen) isn’t having any, Ward Bond the priest, in The Quiet Man, 1952.
Texans Never Cry - Take His Gun First scene of exposition and action, Texas Ranger Gene Autry dispenses economic justice on behalf of a rancher (Harry Tyler), beats up crooked Wyatt (Richard Powers) and impresses Nancy (Gail Davis), in Texans Never Cry, 1951.

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