Murray Alper


Biography

Murray Alper was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In his early acting career, Alper appeared in such films as the Burgess Meredith dramatic adaptation "Winterset" (1936), "Panic on the Air" (1936) and "Sea Devils" (1937). He also appeared in "23 1/2 Hours Leave" (1937), the Humphrey Bogart crime picture "King of the Underworld" (1939) and "Twelve Crowded Hours" (1939...

Biography

Murray Alper was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In his early acting career, Alper appeared in such films as the Burgess Meredith dramatic adaptation "Winterset" (1936), "Panic on the Air" (1936) and "Sea Devils" (1937). He also appeared in "23 1/2 Hours Leave" (1937), the Humphrey Bogart crime picture "King of the Underworld" (1939) and "Twelve Crowded Hours" (1939). His film career continued throughout the forties in productions like "The Lady Is Willing" (1942), "No Time For Love" (1943) with Claudette Colbert and the crime feature "Mug Town" (1943) with Billy Halop. He also appeared in the Deanna Durbin romance "Hers to Hold" (1943). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the adventure "The Lost Continent" (1951) with Cesar Romero, the comedy "Jalopy" (1953) with Leo Gorcey and "Trouble Along the Way" (1953) with John Wayne. He also appeared in "Tanganyika" (1954) and the action picture "Security Risk" (1954) with John Ireland. Alper more recently acted in the The Three Stooges comedy "The Outlaws Is Coming!" (1965). Alper passed away in November 1984 at the age of 80.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

The Outlaws IS Coming (1965)
Chief Crazy Horse
The Disorderly Orderly (1964)
The Three Stooges Go Around the World in a Daze (1963)
Gus
The Nutty Professor (1963)
Judo instructor
The Errand Boy (1961)
Ocean's Eleven (1960)
Deputy
Say One for Me (1959)
Otto
The Young Philadelphians (1959)
Counterman
The Geisha Boy (1958)
G.I.
Baby Face Nelson (1957)
Bank guard
Hold That Hypnotist (1957)
Gale
Chain of Evidence (1957)
Charlie
Calypso Joe (1957)
Transfer man
Las Vegas Shakedown (1955)
House manager
Women's Prison (1955)
Mug
The Big Tip Off (1955)
Hal Trenton
Jail Busters (1955)
Gus
The McConnell Story (1955)
Sergeant
Security Risk (1954)
Mike
Jungle Gents (1954)
Fats Lomax
Highway Dragnet (1954)
Truck driver
Devil's Canyon (1953)
Driver guard
Trouble Along the Way (1953)
Bus driver
Arena (1953)
Attendant
Three Sailors and a Girl (1953)
Marine
The Jazz Singer (1953)
Cab driver
Murder Without Tears (1953)
Jim the bartender
Jalopy (1953)
Red Baker
Border City Rustlers (1953)
Here Come the Marines (1952)
Corp. Stacy
No Holds Barred (1952)
Barney
Army Bound (1952)
M.P. sergeant
The Steel Fist (1952)
Nicholas
Because You're Mine (1952)
Supply sergeant
Behind Southern Lines (1952)
Fighting Coast Guard (1951)
First aid man
Strangers on a Train (1951)
Boat man
Lullaby of Broadway (1951)
Joe, bartender
Appointment with Danger (1951)
Driver
Let's Go Navy (1951)
Sailor
Navy Bound (1951)
Chris "Warthog" Novak
Lost Continent (1951)
M. P.
Gasoline Alley (1951)
Giffin
Blonde Dynamite (1950)
Dynamite
David Harding, Counterspy (1950)
Customer
Kill the Umpire (1950)
Fireman
On the Town (1949)
Cab owner
Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1949)
Zalinka
Free for All (1949)
"Gas Gat" McGuinness
Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer: Boris Karloff (1949)
Joe
Force of Evil (1949)
Comptroller
Blondie's Secret (1948)
Larry
The Return of October (1948)
Little Max
Sleep, My Love (1948)
Drunk
Let's Live a Little (1948)
Taxi driver
Slippy McGee (1947)
Red
Gallant Bess (1947)
Johnny
The Gangster (1947)
Eddie
Angel on My Shoulder (1946)
Jim
The Phantom Thief (1946)
Eddie Alexander
Up Goes Maisie (1946)
"Mitch" [O'Hara]
The Power of the Whistler (1945)
Joe Blaney
Honeymoon Ahead (1945)
Spike
God Is My Co-Pilot (1945)
Sgt. Aaltonen
They Were Expendable (1945)
"Slug" Mahan T.M. 1c
The Horn Blows at Midnight (1945)
Tony
Once Upon a Time (1944)
Soldier
Swing Fever (1944)
Burly attendant
Lady in the Dark (1944)
Taxicab driver
Moonlight and Cactus (1944)
Slugger
The Eve of St. Mark (1944)
Sgt. Kriven
Army Wives (1944)
Mike
Wing and a Prayer (1944)
Benny O'Neill
Roger Touhy, Gangster (1944)
Burke
The Hard Way (1943)
Duglatz
This Is the Army (1943)
Soldier
Air Force (1943)
Corporal
Slightly Dangerous (1943)
Sailor
Bombardier (1943)
Little boy
The Good Fellows (1943)
Cummings
Hers to Hold (1943)
Foreman
Corvette K-225 (1943)
Jones
No Time for Love (1943)
Moran
Larceny with Music (1943)
Cab driver
Good Morning, Judge (1943)
Charlie Martin
Lady Bodyguard (1943)
Attendant
Obliging Young Lady (1942)
Station wagon driver
The Gay Sisters (1942)
Elevator operator
My Favorite Spy (1942)
Kay's driver
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
Wise guy
Call Out the Marines (1942)
Military policeman
Mug Town (1942)
Shorty
Saboteur (1942)
Truck driver
The Big Shot (1942)
Quinto
Escape from Crime (1942)
Convict clerk
The Lady Is Willing (1942)
Joe Quig
Powder Town (1942)
Joe
Manpower (1941)
Lineman
Sergeant York (1941)
Butt boy
Dangerously They Live (1941)
Miller
Navy Blues (1941)
Sailor
Affectionately Yours (1941)
Blair
The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Frank Richman
Caught in the Draft (1941)
Makeup man
My Life with Caroline (1941)
Jenkins
Married Bachelor (1941)
Sleeper
Down Mexico Way (1941)
Flood
The Bride Wore Crutches (1941)
Izzy
Mr. and Mrs. Smith (1941)
Harold, driver
Out of the Fog (1941)
Clerk
You're in the Army Now (1941)
Supply sergeant
Bullets for O'Hara (1941)
Messenger
Street of Memories (1940)
Taxi driver
East of the River (1940)
Dink Rogers
Manhattan Heartbeat (1940)
Second mechanic
Lucky Partners (1940)
Orchestra leader
I Can't Give You Anything but Love, Baby (1940)
Black Friday (1940)
Bellhop
Gambling on the High Seas (1940)
Louie
Double Alibi (1940)
Cook
My Favorite Wife (1940)
Bartender
The Lone Wolf Strikes (1940)
Pete, bartender
Blondie Has Servant Trouble (1940)
Taxi driver
Sailor's Lady (1940)
Sailor
Turnabout (1940)
Masseur
Lucky Partners (1940)
Bellboy
It's a Wonderful World (1939)
Second newspaper man
Another Thin Man (1939)
Larry
Twelve Crowded Hours (1939)
Allen
King of the Underworld (1939)
Eddie
The Big Guy (1939)
Williams
The Night of Nights (1939)
Muggins
Tail Spin (1939)
Mechanic
The Roaring Twenties (1939)
First mechanic
Stop--Look and Love (1939)
Pete
Young Dr. Kildare (1938)
Waiter
Keep Smiling (1938)
Projectionist "Shorty"
Passport Husband (1938)
Baggageman
Gold Diggers in Paris (1938)
Taxi driver
Cocoanut Grove (1938)
Concessionaire
Road Demon (1938)
Hap Flynn
Next Time I Marry (1938)
Joe
Island in the Sky (1938)
Blackie
Change of Heart (1938)
Plumber
The Arkansas Traveler (1938)
Second hobo, "Frogeyes"
Submarine Patrol (1938)
Orderly
You Can't Buy Luck (1937)
Spike
23 1/2 Hours Leave (1937)
Schultz
Sea Devils (1937)
Seaman
Big Town Girl (1937)
Marty
That's My Story (1937)
Blackie
The Milky Way (1936)
Taxi driver
Lady Be Careful (1936)
Mattie
High Tension (1936)
Chuck
Two in Revolt (1936)
Andy
Panic on the Air (1936)
[Martin] Danker
Winterset (1936)
Louie
Seven Keys to Baldpate (1935)
Max
The Public Menace (1935)
Stiglitz
Navy Wife (1935)
Sam
Little Big Shot (1935)
Henchman
Hands Across the Table (1935)
Cab driver
The Royal Family of Broadway (1931)
McDermott

Film Production - Main (Feature Film)

Seven Guns to Mesa (1958)
Dial Supervisor
Hell Canyon Outlaws (1957)
Dial adv
Shack Out on 101 (1955)
Dial Supervisor
Betrayed Women (1955)
Dial Director

Cast (Short)

Torture Money (1937)

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