George Cleveland


Actor

About

Birth Place
Sydney, Nova Scotia, CA
Born
September 17, 1886
Died
July 15, 1957

Biography

George Cleveland was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Cleveland started his acting career landing roles in such films as "City Limits" (1934), "Mystery Liner" (1934) and the comedic adaptation "The House of Mystery" (1934) with Ed Lowry. He also appeared in "The Star Packer" (1934) with John Wayne, "The Man From Utah" (1934) and "The Spanish Cape Mystery" (1935) with...

Biography

George Cleveland was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Cleveland started his acting career landing roles in such films as "City Limits" (1934), "Mystery Liner" (1934) and the comedic adaptation "The House of Mystery" (1934) with Ed Lowry. He also appeared in "The Star Packer" (1934) with John Wayne, "The Man From Utah" (1934) and "The Spanish Cape Mystery" (1935) with Helen Twelvetrees. He kept working in film throughout the forties, starring in "Midnight Limited" (1940), "Queen of the Yukon" (1940) and "The Ape" (1940). He also appeared in the Jackie Moran adventure "The Old Swimmin' Hole" (1940). In the latter part of his career, he continued to act in the comedy "It's in the Bag" (1945) with Fred Allen, "Senorita From the West" (1945) and "She Wouldn't Say Yes" (1945). He also appeared in "Sunbonnet Sue" (1945) with Gale Storm and the Lon Chaney Jr. mystery "Pillow of Death" (1945). Cleveland was most recently credited in the western "Blue Steel" (1991) with John Wayne. Cleveland passed away in July 1957 at the age of 71.

Filmography

 

Director (Feature Film)

I Conquer the Sea! (1936)
Dialogue Director

Cast (Feature Film)

The Outlaw's Daughter (1954)
Lem Creal
Fireman Save My Child (1954)
Chief Rorty
Racing Blood (1954)
Gramps
Untamed Heiress (1954)
Andrew "Cactus" Clayton
San Antone (1953)
Col. Allerby
Affair with a Stranger (1953)
Pop
Walking My Baby Back Home (1953)
"Colonel" Wallace
The WAC from Walla Walla (1952)
Jud "Gramps" Canova II
Flaming Feather (1952)
Doc Fallon
Cripple Creek (1952)
Hardrock Hanson
Carson City (1952)
Henry Dodson
Frenchie (1951)
Jeff[erson A.] Harding
Fort Defiance (1951)
Uncle Charlie
Boy from Indiana (1950)
[Robert Bruce] MacDougal
Please Believe Me (1950)
Mr. Cooper
Trigger, Jr. (1950)
Col. Harkrider
Miss Grant Takes Richmond (1949)
Judge Ben Grant
Kazan (1949)
Trapper
Rimfire (1949)
Judge Gardner
Home in San Antone (1949)
Grandpa
Albuquerque (1948)
John Armin
Miraculous Journey (1948)
Hermit
The Plunderers (1948)
Sheriff Sam Borden
A Date with Judy (1948)
Gramps
Fury at Furnace Creek (1948)
Judge
The Wistful Widow of Wagon Gap (1947)
Judge Benbow
My Wild Irish Rose (1947)
Captain Brennan
Mother Wore Tights (1947)
Grandfather McKinley
Easy Come, Easy Go (1947)
Gilligan
I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now? (1947)
John McCullem
The Show-Off (1946)
Pop Fisher
Courage of Lassie (1946)
Old man
Step by Step (1946)
[Captain Caleb] Simpson
The Runaround (1946)
Feenan
Little Giant (1946)
Uncle Clarence Goodring
Angel on My Shoulder (1946)
Albert
Wild Beauty (1946)
Barney
Boys' Ranch (1946)
Old man
Wake Up and Dream (1946)
Professor Feverfew
Pillow of Death (1945)
Samuel Kincaid
Song of the Sarong (1945)
[Captain William] Beemis
Sunbonnet Sue (1945)
Casey
Senorita from the West (1945)
Cap
It's in the Bag! (1945)
Hotel manager
Dakota (1945)
Mr. Plummer
God Is My Co-Pilot (1945)
Catherine's father
She Wouldn't Say Yes (1945)
Ticket seller
Her Highness and the Bellboy (1945)
Dr. Elfson
The Yellow Rose of Texas (1944)
Captain Joe
When the Lights Go on Again (1944)
Gramps [Pat Benson]
My Pal Wolf (1944)
Wilson
My Best Gal (1944)
Ralph Hodges
Abroad with Two Yanks (1944)
Roderick Stuart
Man from Frisco (1944)
Mayor Sam Winter
Can't Help Singing (1944)
Marshal
Alaska (1944)
Pete
It Happened Tomorrow (1944)
Mr. Gordon
Seven Miles from Alcatraz (1943)
Captain Porter
The Man from Music Mountain (1943)
Sheriff Hal Darcy
Ladies' Day (1943)
Doc
The Woman of the Town (1943)
Judge Blackburn
Johnny Come Lately (1943)
Willie Ferguson
Drums of Fu Manchu (1943)
Professor Parker
Cowboy in Manhattan (1943)
Wild Bill
Klondike Kate (1943)
Judge Horace Crossit
Army Surgeon (1942)
John Wishart
Powder Town (1942)
Gus
The Traitor Within (1942)
Pop Betts
My Favorite Spy (1942)
Gus
Mexican Spitfire's Elephant (1942)
Chief inspector
The Falcon Takes Over (1942)
Jerry
Valley of the Sun (1942)
Bill Yard
Obliging Young Lady (1942)
Hotel manager
The Big Street (1942)
Colonel Venus
Highways by Night (1942)
Judkins
Call Out the Marines (1942)
Bartender
The Spoilers (1942)
Banty
A Girl, a Guy and a Gob (1941)
Pokey Duncan
Man at Large (1941)
Sheriff [Pickering]
Riders of the Purple Sage (1941)
Doctor
Sunset in Wyoming (1941)
Asa Wentworth
Nevada City (1941)
Hank Liddell
Look Who's Laughing (1941)
Kelsey
Playmates (1941)
Mr. Pennypacker
All That Money Can Buy (1941)
Cy Bibber
Two in a Taxi (1941)
Gas station proprietor
The Old Swimmin' Hole (1940)
John Harper
West of Abilene (1940)
Bill Burnside
Midnight Limited (1940)
Professor
Chasing Trouble (1940)
Lester
Blazing Six Shooters (1940)
Mark Rawlins
Haunted House (1940)
Albert Henshaw
One Man's Law (1940)
Judge Wingate
Hidden Enemy (1940)
John MacGregor
Queen of the Yukon (1940)
Grub
Tomboy (1940)
Matt
The Ape (1940)
Hi-Yo Silver (1940)
Blanchard
Pioneers of the West (1940)
Dr. Bailey
Stunt Pilot (1939)
Sheriff
Overland Mail (1939)
Porter
The Phantom Stage (1939)
Grizzly
Home on the Prairie (1939)
Jim Wheeler
Streets of New York (1939)
Pop O'Toole
Konga, the Wild Stallion (1939)
Tabor
Wolf Call (1939)
Dr. MacTavish
Mutiny in the Big House (1939)
Dad Schultz
Romance of the Limberlost (1938)
Nathan
The Port of Missing Girls (1938)
Clinton
Rose of the Rio Grande (1938)
Pedro
Prison Break (1938)
Ghost Town Riders (1938)
Judge [Stillwell]
Outlaws of Sonora (1938)
Man who pays reward
Outside the Law (1938)
Jed Thurber
Under the Big Top (1938)
Joe
The Lone Ranger (1938)
Adventure's End (1937)
Tom
The Man in Blue (1937)
Hank
A Girl with Ideas (1937)
Malladay
Night Key (1937)
Adams
Swing It Professor (1937)
Dean
Paradise Express (1937)
Beasley
Westbound Limited (1937)
Division superintendent
Behind the Mike (1937)
Station master
Prescription for Romance (1937)
Taxi driver
The Toast of New York (1937)
Secretary
Breezing Home (1937)
Boy of the Streets (1937)
Tim Farley
The Devil Diamond (1937)
Don't Get Personal (1936)
The Farmer
Revolt of the Zombies (1936)
General Duval
Phantom Patrol (1936)
Inspector McCloud
I Conquer the Sea! (1936)
Caleb
North of Nome (1936)
Two-Fisted Gentleman (1936)
Mr. Bainbridge
Brilliant Marriage (1936)
Bartender
Rio Grande Romance (1936)
Sheriff Williams
Black Gold (1936)
Robinson Crusoe of Clipper Island (1936)
Forced Landing (1935)
Mr. Jolly
The Spanish Cape Mystery (1935)
Jorum
She Gets Her Man (1935)
Drunk in lunch room
School for Girls (1935)
The Public Menace (1935)
Pilot
His Night Out (1935)
Detective
After the Dance (1935)
Workman
The Keeper of the Bees (1935)
Judge
Make a Million (1935)
Blind man
Blue Steel (1934)
Hank
Girl O' My Dreams (1934)
City Limits (1934)
Graflex
Mystery Liner (1934)
Simms
The Star Packer (1934)
Pete
Monte Carlo Nights (1934)
Croupier
The Man from Utah (1934)
Outlaw

Writer (Feature Film)

Sunny Skies (1930)
Dial

Film Production - Main (Feature Film)

Oiltown U.S.A. (1953)
Production

Cast (Short)

Forbidden Passage (1941)
Soak the Old (1940)

Life Events

1903

Stage acting debut

Videos

Movie Clip

Spoilers, The (1942) - You Disappointed Corpse, You! Nome, Alaska, 1900, with escort Bronco (Richard Barthelmess), saloon owner Cherry (Marlene Dietrich) meets boyfriend Roy (John Wayne) at the boat, not expecting pretty Helen (Margaret Lindsay) with her uncle the judge (Harry Carey), as clowny miners Flapjack and Banty (Russell Simpson, George Cleveland) get into trouble, in The Spoilers, 1942, from a Rex Beach novel.
My Favorite Spy (1942) - Kay Kyser's In The Army Late for his wedding, bandleader Kay Kyser overhears a routine on a park bench (George Cleveland, Hobart Cavanaugh) then crosses paths with trumpeter-comic Ish Kabibble, but not with betrothed Terry (Ellen Drew), opening My Favorite Spy, 1942.
Girl, A Guy And A Gob, A (1941) - Why Doesn't He Assert Himself? First scene, Edmond O'Brien is Stephen, the rich "guy" at the opera with snooty fiancée and mom (Marguerite Chapman, Nella Walker), not expecting to meet the "girl" (Lucille Ball) and family (George Cleveland, Kathleen Howard, Lloyd Corrigan), in RKO's A Girl, A Guy And A Gob (1941).
Girl, A Guy And A Gob, A (1941) - Tatoo Artist In Singapore First scene for the “gob,” George Murphy as wrestler and navy man “Coffee Cup,” surprising girlfriend Dot (Lucille Ball), and her mother (Kathleen Howard), father (George Cleveland) and brother (Lloyd Corrigan), in RKO’s A Girl, A Guy And A Gob, 1941, also starring Edmond O’Brien.
It Happened Tomorrow (1944) - Yesterday's News Newsmen are celebrating the promotion of Larry (Dick Powell) from obit desk and getting wisdom from ancient librarian Pop Benson (John Philliber) in Rene` Clair's It Happened Tomorrow, 1944.
Angel On My Shoulder (1946) - She's All Yours Barbara (Anne Baxter) meets her fiance', the virtuous Judge Parker (Paul Muni), knowing that he's been behaving strangely, but not knowing his body has been taken over gangster Nick, and shadowed by invisible "Nick" the Devil (Claude Rains), in Angel In My Shoulder, 1946.

Bibliography