Chester Clute


Actor

About

Birth Place
New Jersey, USA
Born
February 18, 1891
Died
April 02, 1956

Biography

Chester Clute was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Clute's earliest roles were in film, including "The Great Garrick" (1937) with Brian Aherne, "There Goes My Girl" (1937) and "The Wrong Road" (1937). He also appeared in the Kay Francis musical "Comet Over Broadway" (1938), "Service De Luxe" (1938) and "Mr. Chump" (1938). His passion for acting continued to his roles...

Biography

Chester Clute was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Clute's earliest roles were in film, including "The Great Garrick" (1937) with Brian Aherne, "There Goes My Girl" (1937) and "The Wrong Road" (1937). He also appeared in the Kay Francis musical "Comet Over Broadway" (1938), "Service De Luxe" (1938) and "Mr. Chump" (1938). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the musical comedy "Too Many Girls" (1940) with George Bassman, "Niagara Falls" (1941) and "The Perfect Snob" (1941). He also appeared in "Hold Back the Dawn" (1941) with Charles Boyer. Nearing the end of his career, he tackled roles in the Simone Simon comedy "Johnny Doesn't Live Here Anymore" (1944), the comedy adaptation "Arsenic and Old Lace" (1944) with Cary Grant and the Wallace Beery comedy "Rationing" (1944). He also appeared in the drama "Mildred Pierce" (1945) with Joan Crawford and "The Man Who Walked Alone" (1945). Clute last acted in "Blondie's Reward" (1949). Clute passed away in April 1956 at the age of 65.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Colorado Sundown (1952)
Lawyer Davis
Belle Le Grand (1951)
Secretary
Kentucky Jubilee (1951)
Mayor Horace Tilbury
Leave It to the Marines (1951)
All That I Have (1951)
Stop That Cab (1951)
Father-in-law
The Good Humor Man (1950)
Meek man
Mary Ryan, Detective (1950)
Chester Wiggin
Lucky Losers (1950)
Conventioneer
Joe Palooka in Humphrey Takes a Chance (1950)
Upperbottom
Hit Parade of 1951 (1950)
Haberdashery clerk
Bodyhold (1950)
Little man
Kill the Umpire (1950)
My Dream Is Yours (1949)
Party guest
The Great Lover (1949)
Passenger
Bride for Sale (1949)
Mr. Baker
Mighty Joe Young (1949)
Doctor
Ringside (1949)
Timid man
Square Dance Jubilee (1949)
"Yes" man
Master Minds (1949)
Mike Barton
Blondie's Big Deal (1949)
Mayor
In the Good Old Summertime (1949)
Man with sheet music
The Girl from Jones Beach (1949)
Collection agent
Mary Lou (1948)
Cheever Chesney
Train to Alcatraz (1948)
Conductor Yelvington
The Strange Mrs. Crane (1948)
Fred Marlow
Singin' Spurs (1948)
Mr. Totter
Best Man Wins (1948)
Villager
On an Island with You (1948)
Tommy, a waiter
On Our Merry Way (1948)
Bank teller
Blondie's Reward (1948)
Leroy Blodgett
Joe Palooka in Winner Take All (1948)
Doniger
Always Together (1948)
Furrier
Suddenly, It's Spring (1947)
A Likely Story (1947)
Dr. Brown
Joe Palooka in the Knockout (1947)
Hotel clerk
Something in the Wind (1947)
Beamis
Web of Danger (1947)
Dyspeptic customer
Living in a Big Way (1947)
Union leader
The Crimson Key (1947)
Hotel clerk
Hit Parade of 1947 (1947)
Assistant in radio station
It Happened on 5th Avenue (1947)
Phillips
Dead Reckoning (1947)
Martin
Easy Come, Easy Go (1947)
Waiter
The Perils of Pauline (1947)
"Willie" Millick
Saratoga Trunk (1946)
Hotel clerk
Canyon Passage (1946)
Proprietor
Cinderella Jones (1946)
Krencher
Spook Busters (1946)
Brown
Down Missouri Way (1946)
Profesor Shaw
One Exciting Week (1946)
Mayor Clarence Teeple
The Gentleman Misbehaves (1946)
Quackenbush
Two Sisters from Boston (1946)
George
Inside Job (1946)
Husband
The Time, the Place and the Girl (1946)
Apartment manager
The Secret Heart (1946)
Old man
The Sailor Takes a Wife (1946)
Lone diner
To Each His Own (1946)
Clarence Ingham
Angel on My Shoulder (1946)
Kramer
Two Guys from Milwaukee (1946)
Customer, Mr. Carruthers
That Brennan Girl (1946)
Man at the Top of the Mark
No Leave, No Love (1946)
Mr. Tansey
Night and Day (1946)
Music publisher
Sing Your Way Home (1945)
Heathcliff
The Thin Man Goes Home (1945)
The drunk
Wonder Man (1945)
Meek man on bus
On Stage Everybody (1945)
Tupper
Blonde Ransom (1945)
Clerk
Earl Carroll Vanities (1945)
Mr. Weems
Nothing But Trouble (1945)
Doolittle
The Man Who Walked Alone (1945)
Mr. Monroe
She Went to the Races (1945)
Mason
Guest Wife (1945)
Urban Nichols
Arson Squad (1945)
Samuel Purdy
Blonde from Brooklyn (1945)
Mr. Weams
She Gets Her Man (1945)
Charlie
Swing Out Sister (1945)
Mr. Gaston
Two O'Clock Courage (1945)
Mr. Daniels
Anchors Aweigh (1945)
Iturbi's assistant
Dangerous Partners (1945)
The stranger
Steppin' in Society (1945)
Parker
The Clock (1945)
Judge's clerk
Mildred Pierce (1945)
Mr. Jones
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood (1945)
Mr. Burvis
Roughly Speaking (1945)
Proprietor
Lady on a Train (1945)
Conductor
Swing Fever (1944)
Mr. Milbane
Lake Placid Serenade (1944)
Haines
Henry Aldrich, Boy Scout (1944)
Mr. Pollup
San Diego, I Love You (1944)
Percy
Johnny Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1944)
Mr. Collins
Reckless Age (1944)
Jerkins
Hat Check Honey (1944)
Uniformed officer
Three Men in White (1944)
Mr. Burns
Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
Dr. Gilchrist
Sing a Jingle (1944)
Hendricks
Rationing (1944)
Roberts
Bermuda Mystery (1944)
Angela's father
My Gal Loves Music (1944)
Doctor
Ever Since Venus (1944)
Milk Toast
The Falcon in Hollywood (1944)
Hotel manager
Star Spangled Rhythm (1943)
Air raid warden in Bob Hope skit
I Dood It (1943)
Assistant hotel manager
Du Barry Was a Lady (1943)
Doctor
The More the Merrier (1943)
Hotel clerk
The Good Fellows (1943)
Abner Merritt
Here Comes Elmer (1943)
Postelwaite
Someone to Remember (1943)
Mr. Roseby
The West Side Kid (1943)
Gwylim
False Faces (1943)
Apartment manager
So's Your Uncle (1943)
Dinwiddle
Chatterbox (1943)
Wilfred Peckinpaugh
No Place for a Lady (1943)
Yvonne
Crazy House (1943)
Fud
The Desperadoes (1943)
Rollo
The Meanest Man in the World (1943)
Lawyer
What a Woman! (1943)
Desk clerk
Princess O'Rourke (1943)
Manager
All Through the Night (1942)
Hotel clerk
My Favorite Spy (1942)
Higgenbotham
Three Hearts for Julia (1942)
Homer, man in balcony
The Wife Takes a Flyer (1942)
Adolph Bietjelboer
Just Off Broadway (1942)
Sperry
The Lady Is Willing (1942)
Income tax man
Joan of Ozark (1942)
Salesman
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
Goff
Henry Aldrich, Editor (1942)
Clerk in drug store
The Forest Rangers (1942)
Judge
Right to the Heart (1942)
Secretary
Valley of the Sun (1942)
Secretary
The Spoilers (1942)
Clerk
George Washington Slept Here (1942)
A Tragedy at Midnight (1942)
Pierre
This Gun for Hire (1942)
Rooming house manager
Larceny, Inc. (1942)
Mr. Buchanan
The Remarkable Andrew (1942)
Sam Marbery
Meet the Stewarts (1942)
Mr. Hamilton
Pardon My Sarong (1942)
Checker
Get Hep to Love (1942)
Mr. Tolly
The Fleet's In (1942)
Justice of Peace
Hold Back the Dawn (1941)
Man at Climax Bar
Tall, Dark and Handsome (1941)
Floorwalker
Unfinished Business (1941)
Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day (1941)
Ainsworth Lee
Sun Valley Serenade (1941)
Process server
Hurry, Charlie, Hurry (1941)
Cardwell
They Met in Argentina (1941)
Hastings' secretary
Footlight Fever (1941)
Holly
Scattergood Meets Broadway (1941)
Quentin Van Deusen
The Perfect Snob (1941)
Nibsie Nicholson
Niagara Falls (1941)
Potter
Three Girls About Town (1941)
Magician
She Knew All the Answers (1941)
Butter and egg man
New York Town (1941)
Mr. Cobbler
The Smiling Ghost (1941)
Husband
Look Who's Laughing (1941)
Mr. Blaize
Bedtime Story (1941)
Desk clerk
Manpower (1941)
Clerk
Too Many Girls (1940)
Lister
Two Girls on Broadway (1940)
Salesman
The Doctor Takes A Wife (1940)
Johnson
Millionaires in Prison (1940)
Sidney Keats
She Couldn't Say No (1940)
Ezra Pine
Hired Wife (1940)
Peabody
Love Thy Neighbor (1940)
Judge
Dance, Girl, Dance (1940)
Bailey No. 2
A Little Bit of Heaven (1940)
Mr. Dixon
Blondie on a Budget (1940)
Ticket agent
The Man Who Wouldn't Talk (1940)
Pompous man
Turnabout (1940)
Briggs
Elsa Maxwell's Public Deb No. 1 (1940)
Car payment man
My Favorite Wife (1940)
Shoe salesman
Bachelor Mother (1939)
I Was a Convict (1939)
Evans
Television Spy (1939)
Harry Payne
Laugh It Off (1939)
Eliot Rigby
Pardon Our Nerve (1939)
Mr. Flemingwell
Dancing Co-Ed (1939)
[Pug] Braddock
The Honeymoon's Over (1939)
Higginsby
Invisible Stripes (1939)
Mr. Butler
Too Busy to Work (1939)
Springer
Miracles for Sale (1939)
Waiter
East Side of Heaven (1939)
Phil
Dodge City (1939)
Coggins
Tell No Tales (1939)
Manders
The Jury's Secret (1938)
Secretary
Keep Smiling (1938)
Auctioneer
You Can't Take It with You (1938)
Hammond
He Couldn't Say No (1938)
Musgrave
Touchdown, Army (1938)
Mr. Rawlings
Annabel Takes a Tour (1938)
Pitcairn
Rascals (1938)
Mr. Adams
Service De Luxe (1938)
Chester Bainbridge
Change of Heart (1938)
Tom Jones
Mr. Chump (1938)
Editor Mason
Mr. Moto's Gamble (1938)
Little Tough Guys in Society (1938)
Settlement worker
Personal Secretary (1938)
Levering
Comet over Broadway (1938)
Willis
Reckless Living (1938)
Sucker
Artists and Models Abroad (1938)
Simpson
Youth Takes a Fling (1938)
Salesman
Sing You Sinners (1938)
First man
Letter of Introduction (1938)
Guest at cocktail party
Arsene Lupin Returns (1938)
Third reporter
Love Is a Headache (1938)
Salesman
45 Fathers (1937)
Timid juror
Live, Love and Learn (1937)
Henderson, of the Henderson Gallery
Living on Love (1937)
Jessup
Dance Charlie Dance (1937)
Alvin Gussett
Navy Blues (1937)
Uncle Andrew [Wayne]
Exclusive (1937)
Garner
There Goes My Girl (1937)
Stu
The Wrong Road (1937)
Dan O'Fearna
The Great Garrick (1937)
M. Moreau
She Asked for It (1937)
Photographer
True Confession (1937)
Juror
Big Town Girl (1937)
Assistant hotel manager
Crash Donovan (1936)
Mr. Horner

Cast (Short)

Radio Bugs (1944)
Wedding Worries (1941)
Snow Gets In Your Eyes (1938)
Life in Sometown, U.S.A. (1938)
Plane Crazy (1933)
The Dentist (1932)
Believe It or Not #17 (1931)

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Two Guys From Milwaukee (1946) - It's The Royal Seal Dennis Morgan is Prince Henry, gone incognito in New York, having his mustache removed at a barber shop, as his pal, Cabbie Buzz (Jack Carson) pawns his royal cigarette case, and we meet Buzz’s gal, manicurist Connie (Joan Leslie) and her pal Polly (Janis Paige), in Two Guys From Milwaukee, 1946.
Two O'Clock Courage (1945) - Improve Your Mind Upon hearing news of a murder, savvy cabbie Patty (Ann Rutherford) and her amnesiac fare (Tom Conway) decide to skip the police station, then visit a tailor and wife (Chester Clute, Almira Sessions), in the RKO programmer Two O'Clock Courage, 1945, directed by Anthony Mann.
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) - Harrigan, That's Me! Composer George M. Cohan (James Cagney, title character), with wife Mary (Joan Leslie), shopping songs in 1890’s New York, George Tobias and Chester Clute passing on one of his biggest hits, then meeting their future partner (Richard Whorf), in Yankee Doodle Dandy, 1942.
Spoilers, The (1942) - You Could Show Me Around Cherry (Marlene Dietrich), an enterprising saloon owner in Nome, Alaska, 1900, drops in on the town clerk (Chester Clute) to check some mine claims and is surprised to meet the eager new gold commissioner McNamara (Randolph Scott), early in The Spoilers, 1942, also starring John Wayne.
Abbott And Costello In Hollywood (1945) - Barbers To The Stars The first scene is for MGM P-R and starlet Jean Porter as "Ruthie," Katharine Booth her enemy in the shop and Chester Clute their boss, then the boys Bud and Lou in one of their better opening bits, in their first film for MGM, Abbott And Costello In Hollywood, 1945.
Millionaires In Prison - Model Prisoner Visiting, Nick (Lee Tracy) and girlfriend (Virginia Vale), then millionaires, Bill (Truman Bradley) with Helen (Linda Hayes), nephew Jock (Grady Sutton) with Vander (Raymond Walburn) and Kellogg (Thurston Hall), inmate "S.O.S." (Horace MacMahon) at work, in Millionaires In Prison, 1940.
Manpower (1941) - Try The Other Way Johnny (George Raft) shopping for Fay (Marlene Dietrich) who's fresh out of jail, both of them in exquisite form, early in Raoul Walsh's Manpower, 1941.

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