Dick Curtis


Actor

About

Also Known As
Richard Curtis
Birth Place
Newport, Kentucky, USA
Born
May 11, 1902

Biography

Dick Curtis was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1918, he made his first film appearance as an extra in "The Unpardonable Sin." Curtis began his acting career appearing in various films, such as "Racing Luck" (1935), the western "Code of the Mounted" (1935) with Kermit Maynard and "The Lion's Den" (1936). He also appeared in the Tim McCoy western "Ghost Patrol" (19...

Biography

Dick Curtis was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In 1918, he made his first film appearance as an extra in "The Unpardonable Sin." Curtis began his acting career appearing in various films, such as "Racing Luck" (1935), the western "Code of the Mounted" (1935) with Kermit Maynard and "The Lion's Den" (1936). He also appeared in the Tim McCoy western "Ghost Patrol" (1936), "The Traitor" (1936) with Tim McCoy and the Johnny Mack Brown western "The Crooked Trail" (1936). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like "The Shadow" (1937), the adventure "Adventure in Sahara" (1938) with Paul Kelly and the Lou Gehrig western "Rawhide" (1938). He also appeared in the drama "The Man They Could Not Hang" (1939) with Boris Karloff. In the latter part of his career, he tackled roles in the Wallace Beery dramatic comedy "Salute to the Marines" (1943), "Cowboy in the Clouds" (1943) and the adventure "Jack London" (1943) with Michael O'Shea. He also appeared in the Randolph Scott western "Abilene Town" (1946) and "Santa Fe Uprising" (1946) with Allan Lane. Curtis was most recently credited in "The River Wild" (1994). Curtis passed away in January 1952 at the age of 50.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Support Your Local Gunfighter (1971)
Bud Barton
Crime in the Streets (1956)
Redtop
Bronco Buster (1952)
Bartender
Rose of Cimarron (1952)
Clem Dawley
Chicago Calling (1952)
Foreman
My Six Convicts (1952)
Guard
Whirlwind (1951)
Lon Kramer
Lorna Doone (1951)
Carth
Inside Straight (1951)
Marshal
Rawhide (1951)
Hawley
The Red Badge of Courage (1951)
Veteran
The Texas Rangers (1951)
Guard
Roar of the Iron Horse (1951)
Government Agents Vs. Phantom Legion (1951)
Cargo to Capetown (1950)
Sailor
Rock Island Trail (1950)
Barton
Wabash Avenue (1950)
Poker player
The Gunfighter (1950)
The Jackpot (1950)
Moving man
The Outriders (1950)
Outrider at dance
The Vanishing Westerner (1950)
Bartender
Covered Wagon Raid (1950)
Grif
Navajo Trail Raiders (1949)
Brad
Wyoming (1947)
Editor Lassiter
Lawless Breed (1946)
Bartley Mellon/Captain Isaac Mellon
The Bandit of Sherwood Forest (1946)
Man-at-arms
Song of Arizona (1946)
Bart
Abilene Town (1946)
Ryker
Santa Fe Uprising (1946)
Luke Case
Traffic in Crime (1946)
Jake Schultz
California Gold Rush (1946)
Chopin
Wild Beauty (1946)
John Andrews
Renegade Girl (1946)
Joe Barnes
Blonde from Brooklyn (1945)
Soldier
Scarlet Street (1945)
Detective
Wagon Wheels Westward (1945)
Tuttle
Spook Town (1944)
Sam Benson
Hey, Rookie (1944)
Sergeant
The Black Parachute (1944)
Lieutenant
The Cross of Lorraine (1944)
Nazi guard in village
Lady in the Death House (1944)
Murdered blackmailer
Jack London (1943)
Cannery foreman
Salute to the Marines (1943)
Corporal Mosley
Cowboy in the Clouds (1943)
Roy Madison
Riders of the Northwest Mounted (1943)
Victor Renard
Men of San Quentin (1942)
Butch Mason
Vengeance of the West (1942)
Jeff Gorman
Shut My Big Mouth (1942)
Joe
Tombstone: The Town Too Tough to Die (1942)
Frank McLowery
Two Yanks in Trinidad (1942)
Sea captain
The Power of God (1942)
City of Silent Men (1942)
Frank [Ed] Muller
Pardon My Gun (1942)
Clint Hayes
Jackass Mail (1942)
Jim Swade
Stick to Your Guns (1941)
Nevada
Across the Sierras (1941)
Mitch Carew
The Son of Monte Cristo (1941)
Honky Tonk (1941)
Tough man
Mystery Ship (1941)
Van Brock
I Was a Prisoner on Devil's Island (1941)
Jules
Arizona Cyclone (1941)
Quirt [Crenshaw]
Billy the Kid (1941)
Kirby Carton
The Round Up (1941)
Editor Crandall
Blazing Six Shooters (1940)
Lash Bender
Pioneers of the Frontier (1940)
Matt Brawley
Texas Stagecoach (1940)
Shoshone Larsen
Bullets for Rustlers (1940)
Strang
Ragtime Cowboy Joe (1940)
Bo [Gillman]
Blondie on a Budget (1940)
Mechanic
Wyoming (1940)
Corky
Boom Town (1940)
Hiring boss
Three Men from Texas (1940)
Gardner
Men Without Souls (1940)
Duke
Two-Fisted Rangers (1940)
Dirk Hogan
The Thundering West (1939)
Wolf Munro
The Taming of the West (1939)
Rawhide
Spoilers of the Range (1939)
Lobo Savage
Riders of the Black River (1939)
Blaize Carewe
Western Caravans (1939)
Mort Kohler
Scandal Sheet (1939)
Guard
Romance of the Redwoods (1939)
Gas station attendant
The Lone Wolf Spy Hunt (1939)
Heavy
Missing Daughters (1939)
First henchman
The Amazing Mr. Williams (1939)
Joe
Those High Grey Walls (1939)
Convict
Let Us Live (1939)
First cell mate
Outside These Walls (1939)
Flint
The Man They Could Not Hang (1939)
Kearney
My Son Is Guilty (1939)
Monk
My Son Is a Criminal (1939)
Marty
North of Shanghai (1939)
Creighton
Outpost of the Mounties (1939)
Wade Beaumont
Behind Prison Gates (1939)
Captain Simmons
The Stranger from Texas (1939)
Bat Springer
A Woman Is the Judge (1939)
Lieutenant of detectives
Overland With Kit Carson (1939)
Flying G-Men (1939)
South of Arizona (1938)
Editor Martin
West of the Santa Fe (1938)
Matt Taylor
Call of the Rockies (1938)
Matt Stark
Cattle Raiders (1938)
Editor Munro
Rio Grande (1938)
Editor Barker
The Little Adventuress (1938)
Race starter
City Streets (1938)
Madden
The Lone Wolf in Paris (1938)
Guard
There's That Woman Again (1938)
Subway guard
The Lady Objects (1938)
Jail guard
Little Miss Roughneck (1938)
Blondie (1938)
You Can't Take It with You (1938)
Thug
Smashing the Spy Ring (1938)
Williams
Women in Prison (1938)
Mac
Crashing Through Danger (1938)
Foreman
Penitentiary (1938)
Tex
Squadron of Honor (1938)
Craig
The Main Event (1938)
Sawyer
The Colorado Trail (1938)
Slash Driscoll
Adventure in Sahara (1938)
Karnoldi
Rawhide (1938)
Butch
Law of the Plains (1938)
Jim Fletcher
West of Cheyenne (1938)
Link Murdock
Boothill Brigade (1937)
Bull Berke
The Old Wyoming Trail (1937)
Editor Slade
The Gambling Terror (1937)
Dirk
Moonlight on the Range (1937)
Paid to Dance (1937)
Mike Givens
Blake of Scotland Yard (1937)
Nicky
Murder in Greenwich Village (1937)
Campbell cop
The Frame-Up (1937)
Gangster
Motor Madness (1937)
Sailor
Life Begins with Love (1937)
Radical
One Man Justice (1937)
Hank Skinner
Trail of Vengeance (1937)
Cartwright
Two-Gun Law (1937)
Len Edwards
The Singing Buckaroo (1937)
Valley of Terror (1937)
Buck [Mason]
Bar-Z Bad Men (1937)
Brent
Guns in the Dark (1937)
Brace Stevens
Outlaws of the Prairie (1937)
Dragg
The Shadow (1937)
Carlos
A Lawman Is Born (1937)
Lefty Drogan
A Dangerous Adventure (1937)
George Billings
Headline Crasher (1936)
Joe
The Lion's Den (1936)
Slim [Burtis]
The Traitor (1936)
Morgan
Ghost Patrol (1936)
Charlie
Wild Horse Round-Up (1936)
Bill
Phantom Patrol (1936)
Josef
Wildcat Trooper (1936)
Henri
Trails of the Wild (1935)
Roper
Skybound (1935)
Master of ceremonies
Northern Frontier (1935)
Pete
Racing Luck (1935)
Dynamite
The Code of the Mounted (1935)
Snakey
Mutiny Ahead (1935)
Steve
Wilderness Mail (1935)
Jacques
King Kong (1933)
Member of ship┬┐s crew
The Famous Ferguson Case (1932)
O'Toole
Shooting Straight (1930)
Butch

Film Production - Main (Feature Film)

The River Wild (1994)
Technical Advisor

Cast (Short)

The Last Installment (1945)

Life Events

1918

Made his first film appearance as an extra in "The Unpardonable Sin"

Bibliography