Dave Willock


Biography

Dave Willock was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Willock's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as "Cracked Nuts" (1941), the Ann Miller variety "Priorities on Parade" (1942) and the comedic adaptation "The Fleet's In" (1942) with Dorothy Lamour. He also appeared in the Alice Faye musical "The Gang's All Here" (1943), "Princess O'Rourke" (194...

Biography

Dave Willock was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Willock's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as "Cracked Nuts" (1941), the Ann Miller variety "Priorities on Parade" (1942) and the comedic adaptation "The Fleet's In" (1942) with Dorothy Lamour. He also appeared in the Alice Faye musical "The Gang's All Here" (1943), "Princess O'Rourke" (1943) and the Bob Hope comedy adaptation "Let's Face It" (1943). He continued to act in productions like "Louisa" (1950), "Flat Top" (1952) and "Roar of the Crowd" (1953) with Howard Duff. He also appeared in the comedy "Ma and Pa Kettle on Vacation" (1953) with Marjorie Main. Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the comedic adaptation "Send Me No Flowers" (1964) with Rock Hudson, the comedy adventure "The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin" (1966) with Roddy McDowall and the Kim Novak drama "The Legend of Lylah Clare" (1968). He also appeared in "The Grissom Gang" (1971) with Kim Darby and "Now You See Him, Now You Don't" (1972). Willock last worked on "Sawyer and Finn" (NBC, 1982-83). Willock passed away in November 1990 at the age of 81.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Hustle (1975)
Emperor of the North Pole (1973)
Now You See Him, Now You Don't (1972)
Mr. Burns
The Grissom Gang (1971)
Rocky
The Barefoot Executive (1971)
Doorman
The Legend of Lylah Clare (1968)
Cameraman
The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin (1967)
Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964)
Taxi driver
Send Me No Flowers (1964)
Milkman
The Nutty Professor (1963)
Bartender
Wives and Lovers (1963)
Dr. Partridge
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
Ray Hudson
Ten Seconds to Hell (1959)
Peter Tillig
The Geisha Boy (1958)
G.I.
Queen of Outer Space (1958)
Lt. Michael Cruze
The Delicate Delinquent (1957)
Cadet William C. Goerner
The Buster Keaton Story (1957)
Joe Keaton
Revenge of the Creature (1955)
Lou Gibson
The Roar of the Crowd (1953)
Buster Sands
It Came from Outer Space (1953)
Pete Davis
Half a Hero (1953)
Taxi driver
Remains to Be Seen (1953)
Driver
Ma and Pa Kettle on Vacation (1953)
Frank Sinatra double
Just This Once (1952)
Ralph Roberts
Love Is Better Than Ever (1952)
Davey
Jet Job (1952)
Ripple
The Merry Widow (1952)
Attache
Flat Top (1952)
Willie
A Girl in Every Port (1952)
Saucy sailor
Battle Zone (1952)
Smitty
Just for You (1952)
Counterman
Let's Go Navy (1951)
Algernon Hobbenocker
Call Me Mister (1951)
Performer in Air Force scene
Roadblock (1951)
Airport clerk
Darling, How Could You! (1951)
Usher
Belle of Old Mexico (1950)
Tommy Mayberry
Louisa (1950)
Joe Collins
No Man of Her Own (1950)
Jimmy Baker
Chicago Deadline (1949)
Pig
So This Is New York (1948)
Willis Gilbey
State of the Union (1948)
Pilot
Sealed Verdict (1948)
Sgt. Burke
Stork Bites Man (1947)
Lester
The Fabulous Dorseys (1947)
Foggy
The Searching Wind (1946)
Male attendant at hospital
The Runaround (1946)
Billy
Joe Palooka, Champ (1946)
It's in the Bag! (1945)
Usher in balcony
Spellbound (1945)
Bellboy
Pride of the Marines (1945)
Red
This Love of Ours (1945)
Dr. Dailey
It's a Pleasure! (1945)
Elevator man
Bring on the Girls (1945)
Sailor
Four Jills in a Jeep (1944)
Soldier
Wing and a Prayer (1944)
Ensign Hans Jacobson
She's a Sweetheart (1944)
Wes
Pin Up Girl (1944)
Dud Miller
Dixie Dugan (1943)
Reeves
She Has What It Takes (1943)
Cab driver
Over My Dead Body (1943)
Sailor
He Hired the Boss (1943)
Sailor
Let's Face It (1943)
Barney Hilliard
The Gang's All Here (1943)
Sgt. Pat Casey
Action in the North Atlantic (1943)
Ensign
The Hard Way (1943)
Bellboy
Princess O'Rourke (1943)
Delivery boy
For Me and My Gal (1942)
Elevator boy
'Frisco Lil (1942)
Jamison
The Affairs of Martha (1942)
Milkman
The Fleet's In (1942)
Mattie
Sunday Punch (1942)
Milkman
Two Yanks in Trinidad (1942)
Messenger
Lucky Jordan (1942)
Angelo Palacio
Priorities on Parade (1942)
Push Gasper
This Time for Keeps (1942)
Soda jerk
Take a Letter, Darling (1942)
Proprietor's son
Ice-Capades Revue (1942)
Guide
Wings for the Eagle (1942)
Slim
The Male Animal (1942)
Student
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
Stagehand
Playmates (1941)
Tom, cameraman
Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941)
Assistant director
Cracked Nuts (1941)
Radio technician
The Chocolate Soldier (1941)
Messenger boy
Niagara Falls (1941)
Bellhop
Caught in the Draft (1941)
Colonel's orderly
Louisiana Purchase (1941)
Bellhop
The Monster and the Girl (1941)
Charlie/Photographer
The People vs. Dr. Kildare (1941)
Father
Out of the Fog (1941)
Elevator boy
A Shot in the Dark (1941)
Elevator boy
She Knew All the Answers (1941)
Messenger boy
Great Guns (1941)
Soldier
Framed (1940)
News photographer
Granny Get Your Gun (1940)
Timid young man
Black Friday (1940)
Student
Honeymoon Deferred (1940)
Steward
Brother Rat and a Baby (1940)
Cadet
Argentine Nights (1940)
Steward
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
Senate guard
Blondie Takes a Vacation (1939)
Hotel clerk
Legion of Lost Flyers (1939)
Blinkey
Little Accident (1939)
Attendant
The Amazing Mr. Williams (1939)
Bell boy
Golden Boy (1939)
Call boy

Cast (Special)

Sawyer and Finn (1983)
Super Comedy Bowl 1 (1971)

Cast (Short)

Men of the Sky (1942)

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

It Came From Outer Space (1953) - Like Nothing We've Ever Seen First to the scene of the meteor impact, writer and amateur astronomer John (Richard Carlson) has told his gal Ellen and chopper pilot Pete (Barbara Rush, Dave Willock) to hang back, as he gets a good look at more effects designed for the 3-D feature, from a Ray Bradbury story, in It Came From Outer Space,1953.
Pin Up Girl (1944) - Don't Carry Tales Out Of School Miffed New York night club star Molly (Martha Raye) calls Lorry (Betty Grable, with pal Dorothea Kent, from Missouri) on her claim she starred in a just-closed Broadway show, so owner Joe E. Brown introduces her for a number by James V. Monaco and Mack Gordon, in Pin Up Girl, 1944.
Queen Of Outer Space (1958) - We Have No Life Here Worrying that the queen of all-female Venus will proceed to execute them and attack earth, astronauts Patterson, Walker, Konrad and Cruze (Eric Fleming, Patrick Waltz, Paul Birch, Dave Willock) are pleased when their ally Talleah (Zsa Zsa Gabor), with friends (Lisa Davis, Barbara Darrow) offers an escape, in Queen Of Outer Space, 1958.
Queen Of Outer Space (1958) - Maximum Acceleration, Credits Joining a special effects sequence, said to have been borrowed from another Allied Artists color sci-fi feature, after opening on earth, our crew, Cruze and Turner, scientist Konrad and captain Patterson (Dave Willock, Patrick Waltz, Paul Birch and Eric Fleming) yield to the credits, then a crash, about 15 minutes into Queen Of Outer Space, 1958.
Queen Of Outer Space (1958) - You Heard What The Babe Said The Earth-based crew, with Cruze (Dave Willock) on watch, scientist Konrad, Turner and Patterson (Paul Birch, Patrick Waltz, Eric Fleming) snoozing, confident they’ve crash landed on Venus but thinking it’s unpopulated, are surprised when they’re surrounded by sexy, armed females, in Queen Of Outer Space, 1958, starring Zsa Zsa Gabor.
Queen Of Outer Space (1958) - Beautifuler And Beautifuler Captured by the ruler of all-female Venus, earth-based space crew Cruze, Turner, Konrad and Patterson (Dave Willock, Patrick Waltz, Paul Birch and Eric Fleming) are pleased when they’re visited by top-billed Zsa Zsa Gabor, as Talleah, a scientist type who takes a softer line than the masked queen, in Queen Of Outer Space, 1958.
Merry Widow, The (1952) - What Charity Do You Represent? 1900, New York, diplomats from impoverished Marshovia (John Abbott, Dave Willock) have been turned away (by secretary Una Merkel) at the home of Crystal Radek (Lana Turner), new widow of the late emigrant industrialist, who arrives in time for their pitch, in MGM’s The Merry Widow, 1952.
What Ever Happened To Baby Jane? (1962) - It Shouldn't Frighten You Director Robert Aldrich’s twisted opening, Julie Allred as young Jane (who will become Bette Davis), Gina Gillespie young Blanche (later Joan Crawford), Dave Willock and Anne Barton their witless vaudeville parents, in What Ever Happened To Baby Jane, 1962, from Henry Farrell’s novel.
Pin Up Girl (1944) - We're In Musical Comedy Navy hero Tommy (John Harvey) and pal Dud (Dave Willock) are the toast of New York, greeted by Eddie (Joe E. Brown) at his night club, not knowing Lorry and Kay (Betty Grable, Dorothea Kent) have fibbed to get his table, Martha Raye with an original song by James V. Monaco and Mack Gordon, in Pin Up Girl, 1944.
Lucky Jordan - He's Uglier Than Me Henchman Slip (Sheldon Leonard) discovers he's failed to kill his boss Lucky (Alan Ladd), who's busy hiring a new double (Dave Willock), then jousting with lawyer Higgins (Lloyd Corrigan), setting premises in Paramount's Lucky Jordan, 1942.
Ten Seconds to Hell - Frau Bauer German bomb disposal experts Wirtz (Jeff Chandler), Tillig (Dave Willock) and Koertner (Jack Palance) meet their liaison Frau Bauer (Virginia Baker) in Ten Seconds to Hell, 1959.

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