Don Costello


Biography

Don Costello was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Costello's earliest roles were in film, including the adventure "The New Adventures of Tarzan" (1935) with Bruce Bennett, the mystery "Another Thin Man" (1939) with William Powell and the fantasy "Here Comes Mr. Jordan" (1941) with Robert Montgomery. He also appeared in "Sleeping West" (1941), "Johnny Eager" (1941) and...

Biography

Don Costello was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Costello's earliest roles were in film, including the adventure "The New Adventures of Tarzan" (1935) with Bruce Bennett, the mystery "Another Thin Man" (1939) with William Powell and the fantasy "Here Comes Mr. Jordan" (1941) with Robert Montgomery. He also appeared in "Sleeping West" (1941), "Johnny Eager" (1941) and the Red Skelton comedic adaptation "Whistling in the Dark" (1941). He continued to act in productions like "Just Off Broadway" (1942) with Lloyd Nolan, the Robert Young thriller "Joe Smith, American" (1942) and "A-Haunting We Will Go" (1942) with Stan Laurel. He also appeared in "Crime Doctor" (1943). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Gary Cooper comedy "Along Came Jones" (1945), "Nob Hill" (1945) with George Raft and the western "Marshal of Laredo" (1945) with Billy Elliott. He also appeared in "The Red Dragon" (1946) and the Alan Ladd thriller "The Blue Dahlia" (1946). Costello was most recently credited in the crime sequel "The Godfather, Part III" (1990) with Al Pacino. Costello passed away in October 1945 at the age of 44.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

The Godfather, Part III (1990)
Nuke 'Em High (1986)
The Toxic Avenger (1985)
The First Turn-On! (1984)
Butler
Stuck on You! (1983)
Man With Fig Leaf
Crime of the Century (1946)
Joe, bartender
The Blue Dahlia (1946)
Leo
The Red Dragon (1946)
Charles Masack
Nob Hill (1945)
Fighting bartender
Marshal of Laredo (1945)
Pretty Boy Murphy
Follow That Woman (1945)
Nick
Along Came Jones (1945)
Leo Gledhill
Great Stagecoach Robbery (1945)
Jed Quinlan
Here Come the Co-Eds (1945)
Diamond
Incendiary Blonde (1945)
Gus Vettori
Mystery Man (1944)
Bud Trilling
The Whistler (1944)
Lefty Vigran
Texas Masquerade (1944)
Ace Maxson
Rationing (1944)
Ace
Murder on the Waterfront (1943)
Gordon Shane, also known as The Great Rajah
Truck Busters (1943)
Tony Bonetti
A Lady Takes a Chance (1943)
Drunk
Crime Doctor (1943)
Nick Ferris
Air Raid Wardens (1943)
Heydrich
A Night to Remember (1942)
Eddie Turner
Sundown Jim (1942)
Dobe Hyde
Joe Smith, American (1942)
Mead
Just Off Broadway (1942)
George Dolphin
A-Haunting We Will Go (1942)
Doc Lake
Johnny Eager (1942)
Billiken
Unholy Partners (1941)
[Georgie] Peloti
Last of the Duanes (1941)
Jim Bland
Whistling in the Dark (1941)
"Noose" Green
Ride on Vaquero (1941)
Redge
Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)
Lefty
I'll Wait for You (1941)
Sergeant Brent
Sleepers West (1941)
Carl Izzard
One Crowded Night (1940)
Lefty
Wildcat Bus (1940)
Sid Casey
Another Thin Man (1939)
"Diamond Back" Vogel
Joe and Ethel Turp Call on the President (1939)
Fred

Stunts (Feature Film)

F/X (1986)
Stunts

Cast (Short)

Hot News Margie (1931)

Life Events

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