Joseph Crehan


Actor
Joseph Crehan

Biography

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

The Twinkle in God's Eye (1955)
Doctor
Highway Dragnet (1954)
Inspector
Crazylegs (1954)
Hank Hatch
San Antone (1953)
Gen. Grant
Deadline--U.S.A. (1952)
City editor
Tropical Heat Wave (1952)
Lt. Farrell
The Family Secret (1951)
Bailiff
Watch the Birdie (1951)
Police captain
The Flying Missile (1951)
Rear admiral
Pride of Maryland (1951)
Mr. Herndon
Roadblock (1951)
Thompson
The Tougher They Come (1950)
Thompson
The Arizona Cowboy (1950)
Col. Shawnee Jefferson
Dancing in the Dark (1950)
Board member
The Fuller Brush Girl (1950)
Captain
Square Dance Katy (1950)
Judge
Kill the Umpire (1950)
Tom
Triple Trouble (1950)
Warden Burnside
Southside 1-1000 (1950)
Guard
Ringside (1949)
Oscar Brannigan
Amazon Quest (1949)
De Ruyter
Alias the Champ (1949)
Tim Murphy
Duke of Chicago (1949)
Tex Harmon
The Last Bandit (1949)
Engineer
Malaya (1949)
Fat man
State Department File 649 (1949)
Government official
Bad Men of Tombstone (1949)
Mine superintendent
Red Desert (1949)
President Ulysses S. Grant
Prejudice (1949)
Mr. [J. P.] Baker
The Story of Life (1948)
Dr. West
Street Corner (1948)
Dr. James Fenton
Triple Threat (1948)
Coach Miller
Night Time in Nevada (1948)
Casey
Adventures in Silverado (1948)
E. J. McHugh
April Showers (1948)
Mr. Barnes
The Hunted (1948)
Police chief
Homicide for Three (1948)
Capt. Webb
Sundown in Santa Fe (1948)
Maj. Allen
Silver River (1948)
President Ulysses S. Grant
The Countess of Monte Cristo (1948)
Joe
Homecoming (1948)
Col. Morgan C.O.
Good Sam (1948)
Casey
The Babe Ruth Story (1948)
Father of dying boy
A Song Is Born (1948)
District Attorney
The Babe Ruth Story (1948)
Joe McCarthy
Relentless (1948)
Doctor
Blondie's Secret (1948)
Sergeant
The Gallant Legion (1948)
Trant
The Enchanted Valley (1948)
Chief Scott
Philo Vance's Gamble (1947)
District Attorney Ellis Mason
Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome (1947)
Chief Brandon
The Foxes of Harrow (1947)
Captain of riverboat
The Sea of Grass (1947)
Senator Grew
The Trouble with Women (1947)
Mr. Manson
Monsieur Verdoux (1947)
Stockbroker
Louisiana (1947)
R. J. Nielson
Dead Reckoning (1947)
General Steele
The Trespasser (1947)
Doctor
Killer McCoy (1947)
George James
The Brute Man (1946)
Salisbury
Girl on the Spot (1946)
Editor
A Guy Could Change (1946)
McCarthy
Dick Tracy vs. Cueball (1946)
Chief Brandon
The Falcon's Adventure (1946)
Inspector Cavanaugh
The Phantom Thief (1946)
Jumbo Madigan
Strange Journey (1946)
Thompson
O.S.S. (1946)
General Donovan
Deadline at Dawn (1946)
Lieutenant Kane
Ziegfeld Follies (1946)
Judge in "Pay the Two Dollars"
Adventure (1946)
Editor
Cinderella Jones (1946)
Prosecuting attorney
The Virginian (1946)
Conductor
Her Kind of Man (1946)
Fordham
The Big Sleep (1946)
Medical examiner
Plainsman and the Lady (1946)
Postmaster general
Bad Bascomb (1946)
Governor Ames
Magnificent Doll (1946)
Williams
Dangerous Money (1946)
Captain Black
Behind the Mask (1946)
Cardona
Night Train to Memphis (1946)
John Stevenson
The Shadow Returns (1946)
Inspector Cardona
Man Alive (1945)
Doc James D. Whitney
Dick Tracy (1945)
Chief Brandon
The Chicago Kid (1945)
Chief Rogers
I Love a Mystery (1945)
Capt. Quinn
Lady on a Train (1945)
Mr. Smith
One Way to Love (1945)
Chief dispatcher
Youth on Trial (1945)
Commissioner Ryan
Brewster's Millions (1945)
Notary
Captain Tugboat Annie (1945)
Alec Severn
Hands Across the Border (1944)
Jeff Adams
When the Lights Go on Again (1944)
Engineer
Phantom Lady (1944)
Detective
The Navy Way (1944)
Chaplain Benson
One Mysterious Night (1944)
Jumbo Madigan
The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944)
Promoter
Roger Touhy, Gangster (1944)
Warden
An American Romance (1944)
Judge
The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944)
General Ulysses S. Grant
Christmas Holiday (1944)
Steve, the bartender
Gambler's Choice (1944)
Toby, the bartender
Shine on Harvest Moon (1944)
Harry Miller
The Missing Juror (1944)
Willard Apple
The Great Alaskan Mystery (1944)
Honeymoon Lodge (1943)
Judge
Keep 'Em Slugging (1943)
Sergeant detective
False Faces (1943)
Alan O'Brien
Mystery Broadcast (1943)
Chief Daniels
Old Acquaintance (1943)
Editor
She Has What It Takes (1943)
George Clarke
Crazy House (1943)
Mogey
Mission to Moscow (1943)
Reporter
Flesh and Fantasy (1943)
Detective
The Amazing Mrs. Holliday (1943)
Shipbuilding executive
The Desert Song (1943)
American journalist
City Without Men (1943)
Prison chaplain
Hit the Ice (1943)
Conductor
The Iron Major (1943)
Judge
Mr. Lucky (1943)
Plainsclothesman
Murder in the Big House (1942)
Jim [F."Pop"] Ainslee
Junior Army (1942)
Jeffrey Ferguson
Men of Texas (1942)
[Luther] Crittenden
The Courtship of Andy Hardy (1942)
Peter Dugar
To the Shores of Tripoli (1942)
Uncle Bob
True to the Army (1942)
Police chief
The Gay Sisters (1942)
City editor
They Died with Their Boots On (1942)
President Grant
Wild Bill Hickok Rides (1942)
Trent
Larceny, Inc. (1942)
Warden
Girl Trouble (1942)
Kuhn
Whistling in Dixie (1942)
Deputy commissioner
Hello Annapolis (1942)
Evans Arden
Cadets on Parade (1942)
Jeff Shannon
Gentleman Jim (1942)
Duffy
Sealed Lips (1942)
Dugan
Treat 'Em Rough (1942)
[Roderick] Wetherbee
You Can't Escape Forever (1942)
Warden
Gang Busters (1942)
Manpower (1941)
Sweeney
Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)
Doctor
Nevada City (1941)
Mark Benton
The Case of the Black Parrot (1941)
[Inspector] Grady
Doctors Don't Tell (1941)
Judge
Flying Blind (1941)
Nunnally
Texas (1941)
Dusty King
Scattergood Baines (1941)
John Keith
Here Comes Happiness (1941)
Tom Burke
Love Crazy (1941)
Judge
Andy Hardy's Private Secretary (1941)
Peter Dugan
Blossoms in the Dust (1941)
Chairman
Life Begins for Andy Hardy (1941)
Peter Dugan
Three Girls About Town (1941)
John M.
Nine Lives Are Not Enough (1941)
Yates
Washington Melodrama (1941)
Phil Sampson
Back Street (1941)
Postman
Music in My Heart (1940)
Mark C. Gilman
Emergency Squad (1940)
Joyce, editor
Gaucho Serenade (1940)
Edward Martin
Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940)
Floor manager
The House Across the Bay (1940)
Federal man
Santa Fe Trail (1940)
Officer
Four Sons (1940)
Parole Fixer (1940)
Warden
Elsa Maxwell's Public Deb No. 1 (1940)
Director
Little Nellie Kelly (1940)
O'Brien
City for Conquest (1940)
Doctor
Texas Rangers Ride Again (1940)
Johnson
Geronimo (1940)
President Grant
Brother Orchid (1940)
Brother MacEwen
The Secret Seven (1940)
Chief Hobbs
South to Karanga (1940)
Ridgley
Pride of the Navy (1939)
Brad Foster
Private Detective (1939)
Murphy
Navy Secrets (1939)
Daly
You Can't Get Away with Murder (1939)
Warden
The Roaring Twenties (1939)
Michaels
Blackmail (1939)
Blaine
They All Come Out (1939)
Judge
We Are Not Alone (1939)
American
Invisible Stripes (1939)
Mr. Chasen, garage manager
Union Pacific (1939)
General U. S. Grant
Hollywood Cavalcade (1939)
Attorney
Wings of the Navy (1939)
Doctor
Dodge City (1939)
Hammond
Saint Louis Blues (1939)
Simpson
The Star Maker (1939)
Old gentleman
Stanley and Livingstone (1939)
Morehead
Tell No Tales (1939)
Chalmers
Society Lawyer (1939)
City editor
Babes in Arms (1939)
Mr. Essex
Maisie (1939)
Wilcox
Whispering Enemies (1939)
George Harley
Behind Prison Gates (1939)
Warden O'Neil
The Return of Dr. X (1939)
Editor
Star Reporter (1939)
Gordon
Mama Runs Wild (1938)
Tom Fowler
The Kid Comes Back (1938)
Danny Lockridge
Night Spot (1938)
Inspector Wayland
Billy the Kid Returns (1938)
[Sheriff] Conway
The Arkansas Traveler (1938)
McSweeney
Four's a Crowd (1938)
Butler Pierce
Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (1938)
American tourist
Gateway (1938)
Inspector
Too Hot to Handle (1938)
Advertising man
The Sisters (1938)
Man announcing 1904 election results at ball
Ride a Crooked Mile (1938)
Special agent
Road Demon (1938)
Douglas
Newsboys' Home (1938)
Sheriff
Girls on Probation (1938)
Todd
Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938)
Stage manager
Illegal Traffic (1938)
Chief Daley
Happy Landing (1938)
Agent
Crime Takes a Holiday (1938)
Governor [Bill] Allen
Midnight Intruder (1938)
Bill Harwood
Woman Against Woman (1938)
Senator [John] Kingsley
The Duke Comes Back (1937)
Pat Doyle
Here's Flash Casey (1937)
Blaine
Talent Scout (1937)
A. J. Lambert
Outlaws of the Orient (1937)
Snyder
The Go Getter (1937)
Karl Stone
The Case of the Stuttering Bishop (1937)
Paul Drake
The Cherokee Strip (1937)
Army officer
Once a Doctor (1937)
Captain Andrews
God's Country and the Woman (1937)
Jordan
Draegerman Courage (1937)
Dr. Stuart Hunter
The Wrong Road (1937)
District Attorney
Smart Blonde (1937)
Tiny Torgensen
Girls Can Play (1937)
Brophy
There Goes My Girl (1937)
Sergeant Wood
Born Reckless (1937)
District Attorney
Midnight Madonna (1937)
Moe Grinnell
Kid Galahad (1937)
Brady
Big City (1937)
Curtis
Married Before Breakfast (1937)
Dalton
This Is My Affair (1937)
Priest
Blossoms on Broadway (1937)
Bartender
Beg Borrow or Steal (1937)
Mr. Parsons
Her Husband's Secretary (1937)
Stevenson
Midnight Court (1937)
Judge Thompson
Guns of the Pecos (1937)
Captain Norris
The Murder of Dr. Harrigan (1936)
Lieutenant Lamb
King of Hockey (1936)
Mike Trotter
China Clipper (1936)
Jim Horn
Trailin' West (1936)
Colonel Douglas
Jailbreak (1936)
Warden
Boulder Dam (1936)
Ross
Murder by an Aristocrat (1936)
Hilary Thatcher
Here Comes Carter (1936)
Daniel Bronson
Brides Are Like That (1936)
Carter
Earthworm Tractors (1936)
Mr. Henderson
The Law in Her Hands (1936)
Thomas Mallon
Down the Stretch (1936)
Secretary Burch
Bullets or Ballots (1936)
Grand Jury Spokesman
Anthony Adverse (1936)
Captain Elisha Jorham
The Singing Kid (1936)
Fulton
Cain and Mabel (1936)
Reed's manager
Gold Diggers of 1937 (1936)
Chairman
The Captain's Kid (1936)
Knickerbocker
Road Gang (1936)
Shields
Man of Iron (1935)
Tom Martin
The Payoff (1935)
Harvey [Morris]
Special Agent (1935)
Chief of police
Stranded (1935)
Johnny Quinn
Alibi Ike (1935)
Conductor
Bright Lights (1935)
Post office attendant
We're in the Money (1935)
Traveling Saleslady (1935)
Murdock
Front Page Woman (1935)
Spike
The Frisco Kid (1935)
Maclanahan
Let 'Em Have It (1935)
Memory test instructor
Little Big Shot (1935)
Banker
While the Patient Slept (1935)
Editor
Page Miss Glory (1935)
Detective chief
Don't Bet on Blondes (1935)
Doctor
Go into Your Dance (1935)
Jackson
Dinky (1935)
Superintendent of the orphanage
The Case of the Lucky Legs (1935)
Johnson
Shipmates Forever (1935)
Spike
Oil for the Lamps of China (1935)
Clements
Black Fury (1935)
[Johnny] Farrell
Voice in the Night (1934)
John Robinson
The Line Up (1934)
Captain McGrath
Against the Law (1934)
Captain Elliot
The Hell Cat (1934)
Captain Barnett
Among the Missing (1934)
O'Malley
Beyond the Law (1934)
Chief Anderson
The Secret Bride (1934)
Senator
Jimmy the Gent (1934)
Judge
Now I'll Tell (1934)
Doctor
The Man with Two Faces (1934)
Editor
Strange Wives (1934)
Immigration official
The Merry Frinks (1934)
Mr. Baxter
A Lost Lady (1934)
Doctor
It Happened One Night (1934)
Detective
6 Day Bike Rider (1934)
Mr. Thompson
Here Comes the Navy (1934)
Recruiting officer
Gentlemen Are Born (1934)
Haskins
Merry Wives of Reno (1934)
Railroad conductor
Side Streets (1934)
Clerk
Big Hearted Herbert (1934)
Investigator
Before Midnight (1933)
Captain [Frank] Flynn
Stolen Heaven (1931)
Henry, the butler
Under Two Flags (1916)
Rake

Cast (Special)

Mystery and Mrs (1950)

Cast (Short)

The Song of a Nation (1947)
Jack Pot (1940)
A Criminal Is Born (1938)
Give Till It Hurts (1937)
A Day at Santa Anita (1937)

Life Events

1905

Stage acting debut

Videos

Movie Clip

Music In My Heart (1940) - Oh, What A Lovely Dream! Through a flimsy plot device in this Columbia Pictures vehicle for non-contract star Tony Martin, he’s been recruited to sing for a Manhattan politician (Joseph Crehan), from the neighborhood where his prospective new girlfriend Pat (Rita Hayworth) lives, and plays piano, with a Bob Wright-Chet Forrest original, in Music In My Heart, 1940.
April Showers (1948) - Have A Cigar! Vaudeville stars since their son Buster (Robert Ellis) joined their act, the Tymes (Jack Carson, Ann Sothern) arrive for their big gig in New York and find out from Barnes (Joseph Crehan) that they’re not legal, Billy Curtis walking in with the solution, and Mel Blanc providing the nutty dubbed voice, in Warner Bros.’ April Showers, 1948.
Case Of The Stuttering Bishop, The (1937) - Conscience Or Curiosity Clever doings for the principals, Donald Woods the hero, Ann Dvorak his gal Della, Joseph Crehan the P-I Paul Drake, pursuing a mystery gal who may have clobbered the missing title character, in the final Warner Bros. Perry Mason mystery, The Case Of The Stuttering Bishop, 1937.
Phantom Lady (1944) - Too Spoiled And Too Beautiful We learn here that Alan Curtis is professional engineer Henderson, returning home after a date with a mystery woman, with whom he shared a Broadway ticket after his wife stood him up, greeted by cops Regis Toomey, Joseph Crehan, and Thomas Gomez as Burgess, early in Robert Siodmak’s Phantom Lady, 1944.
Whistling In Dixie - Grape O Mix Crime Hour After an opening murder in Georgia, we meet Marty "The Fox" Benton on his radio show, with girlfriend and co-star Carol (Ann Rutherford), the commissioner (Joseph Crehan), doctor (Pierre Watkin) and producer (Emmett Vogan), in the second film in MGM's series, Whistling In Dixie, 1942.
Brother Orchid (1940) - Nice Mugs Vignettes as gangster Little John (Edward G. Robinson) learns the ways of the monks (Donald Crisp, Cecil Kellaway, Charles D. Brown, Joseph Crehan) at the monastery where he's hiding out, in Brother Orchid, 1940.
Missing Juror, The - Guilty, Guilty, Guilty! In flashback via dictaphone narration by reporter Keats (Jim Bannon), the conviction of maybe-not guilty Wharton (George MacReady), jurors (Janis Carter as "Alice") featured, in young Budd Boetticher's The Missing Juror, 1944.

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