Neil Hamilton

Neil Hamilton


Also Known As
James Neil Hamilton
Birth Place
Lynn, Massachusetts, USA
September 09, 1899
September 24, 1984


Neil Hamilton was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Hamilton's career in acting began with his roles in various films like the drama "The White Rose" (1923) with Mae Marsh, "America" (1924) and "Beau Geste" (1926). He also appeared in "Desert Gold" (1926), "Diplomacy" (1926) and "Mother Machree" (1928). He continued to act in productions like "The Spy" (1931), "What ...

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Neil Hamilton was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Hamilton's career in acting began with his roles in various films like the drama "The White Rose" (1923) with Mae Marsh, "America" (1924) and "Beau Geste" (1926). He also appeared in "Desert Gold" (1926), "Diplomacy" (1926) and "Mother Machree" (1928). He continued to act in productions like "The Spy" (1931), "What Price Hollywood?" (1932) with Constance Bennett and "Are You Listening?" (1932) with William Haines. He also appeared in the comedic adaptation "The Animal Kingdom" (1932) with Ann Harding. Nearing the end of his career, he tackled roles in "Dangerous Lady" (1941), the comedy "Look Who's Laughing" (1941) with Edgar Bergen and "King of the Texas Rangers" (1941). He also appeared in the Dennis O'Keefe comedy adaptation "Brewster's Millions" (1945) and the Linda Christian horror flick "The Devil's Hand" (1961). Hamilton was most recently credited in "The Perennial Gardener With Karen Strohbeen" (PBS, 1998-2001). Hamilton passed away in September 1984 at the age of 85.



Cast (Feature Film)

The Tall Guy (1989)
Which Way to the Front? (1970)
Chief of staff
Strategy of Terror (1969)
Mr. Harkin
Batman (1966)
Commissioner Gordon
The Family Jewels (1965)
Good Neighbor Sam (1964)
Larry Boling
The Patsy (1964)
The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come (1961)
General Dean
The Devil's Hand (1961)
Murder in Villa Capri (1955)
Capt. Brady
Brewster's Millions (1945)
Mr. Grant
When Strangers Marry (1944)
Lt. Blake
Since You Went Away (1944)
Photo of Tim Hilton
All by Myself (1943)
Mark Turner
Bombardier (1943)
The Sky's the Limit (1943)
Naval commander
Secrets of the Underground (1942)
Harry Kermit
Too Many Women (1942)
Richard Sutton
X Marks the Spot (1942)
John Underwood
The Lady Is Willing (1942)
Look Who's Laughing (1941)
Hilary Horton
Father Takes a Wife (1941)
Vincent Stewart
Dangerous Lady (1941)
Duke Martindel
Federal Fugitives (1941)
Captain James Madison [also known as Robert Edmunds]
They Meet Again (1941)
The governor
King of the Texas Rangers (1941)
Queen of the Mob (1940)
The Saint Strikes Back (1939)
Allen Breck
Army Girl (1938)
[Captain] Joe Schuyler
Lady Behave! (1938)
Stephen Cormack
Hollywood Stadium Mystery (1938)
Bill Devons
Portia on Trial (1937)
Earle Condon
You Must Get Married (1936)
Mutiny Ahead (1935)
Kent Brewster
Honeymoon, Limited (1935)
Dick Spencer Gordon, also known as "Gulliver" and "Dr. Fix-it"
The Keeper of the Bees (1935)
Jamie [James Lewis McFarland]
The Daring Young Man (1935)
Gerald Raeburn
One Exciting Adventure (1934)
Walter [Stone]
Blind Date (1934)
Bob Hartwell
Once to Every Bachelor (1934)
Lyle Stuart
Two Heads on a Pillow (1934)
Jack Smith
Fugitive Lady (1934)
Donald Brooks
Here Comes the Groom (1934)
Jim [Hatfield]
By Your Leave (1934)
David McKenzie
Tarzan and His Mate (1934)
Harry Holt
Ladies Must Love (1933)
Bill Langhorne
The Silk Express (1933)
[Donald] Kilgore
The World Gone Mad (1933)
Lionel Houston
One Sunday Afternoon (1933)
Hugo Barnstead
Terror Aboard (1933)
James Cowles
Are You Listening? (1932)
[Jack] Clayton
The Animal Kingdom (1932)
Two Against the World (1932)
David Norton
Tarzan, the Ape Man (1932)
Harry Holt
The Wet Parade (1932)
Roger Chilcote, Jr.
What Price Hollywood? (1932)
Lonny Borden
The Woman in Room 13 (1932)
Paul Ramsey
As the Devil Commands (1932)
Dr. David Graham
Laughing Sinners (1931)
Howard [Howdy] Palmer
The Spy (1931)
Ivan Turin
Command Performance (1931)
Prince Alexis and Peter Fedor
The Sin of Madelon Claudet (1931)
This Modern Age (1931)
Bob [Blake]
Strangers May Kiss (1931)
Alan [Harlow]
The Great Lover (1931)
Carlo [Joneino]
The Widow From Chicago (1930)
"Swifty" Dorgan
Ladies Must Play (1930)
Anthony Gregg
The Return of Dr. Fu Manchu (1930)
Dr. Jack Petrie
Ex-Flame (1930)
Sir Carlisle Austin
The Kibitzer (1930)
Eddie Brown
The Dawn Patrol (1930)
Major Brand
The Cat Creeps (1930)
Charles Wilder
Anybody's War (1930)
Ted Reinhardt
The Studio Murder Mystery (1929)
Tony White
Darkened Rooms (1929)
Emory Jago
Why Be Good? (1929)
Peabody, Jr.
The Love Trap (1929)
Paul Harrington
A Dangerous Woman (1929)
Bobby Gregory
The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu (1929)
Dr. Jack Petrie
The Patriot (1928)
Crown Prince Alexander
The Grip of the Yukon (1928)
Jack Elliott
What a Night (1928)
Joe Madison
Three Week-ends (1928)
James Gordon
Take Me Home (1928)
David North
Hot News (1928)
Scoop Morgan
Something Always Happens (1928)
The Shield of Honor (1928)
Jack MacDowell
Don't Marry (1928)
Henry Willoughby
Mother Machree (1928)
Brian McHugh
The Showdown (1928)
Wilson Shelton
The Joy Girl (1927)
John Jeffrey Fleet
The Spotlight (1927)
Norman Brooke
Ten Modern Commandments (1927)
Tod Gilbert
The Music Master (1927)
Beverly Cruger
Diplomacy (1926)
Julian Weymouth
Beau Geste (1926)
Digby Geste
The Splendid Crime (1926)
Bob Van Dyke
Desert Gold (1926)
Lt. George Thorne
The Great Gatsby (1926)
Nick Carraway
The Golden Princess (1925)
Tennessee Hunter
New Brooms (1925)
Thomas Bates, Jr.
The Little French Girl (1925)
Giles Bradley
The Street of Forgotten Men (1925)
Philip Peyton
Men and Women (1925)
Ned Seabury
The Side Show of Life (1924)
Charles Verity-Stewart
The Sixth Commandment (1924)
Robert Fields
Isn't Life Wonderful (1924)
America (1924)
Nathan Holden
The White Rose (1923)
John White

Film Production - Main (Feature Film)

Twenty-One (1991)

Misc. Crew (Feature Film)

The Tall Guy (1989)

Cast (Special)

Panama Hattie (1954)
Charles Randolph

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Vanished (1971)

Life Events


film actor

Photo Collections

Tarzan, the Ape Man (1932) - Movie Posters
Here are a variety of original-release American movie posters for MGM's Tarzan, the Ape Man (1932), starring Johnny Weissmuller.


Movie Clip

Why Be Good? (1929) -- (Movie Clip) Boiler Room In the third consecutive Manhattan party scene opening the picture, this time at a nautically-themed night club where Prohibition is openly flaunted, flapper Pert (Colleen Moore) with hustling Jimmy (Louis Natheaux), spotted by blue-blood Peabody (Neil Hamilton) and pals, in Why Be Good?, 1929.
Wet Parade, The (1932) -- (Movie Clip) Four Years More! Election day 1916, Southern author Roger (Neil Hamilton) arrives in New York, greeted by Democrats "Pow" Tarleton (Walter Huston), his son Kip (Robert Young) and newsman friend Jerry (Wallace Ford), when surprising news arrives from California, in The Wet Parade, 1932.
One Sunday Afternoon (1933) -- (Movie Clip) All The Girls Were Kinda Crazy About Me At a turn-of-the-century amusement park, in flashback, bachelors Hugo and Biff (Neil Hamilton, Gary Cooper) have a loose appointment to meet the girls they will later marry, local belle Virginia (Fay Wray) and shy friend Amy (Frances Fuller), in One Sunday Afternoon, 1933.
Tarzan, The Ape Man (1932) -- (Movie Clip) He's Taken Her! The first appearance of Olympic swimmer Johnny Weissmuller in his famous role, swinging through the trees, alarming naturalist Parker (C. Aubrey Smith) and snatching his daughter Jane (Maureen O'Sullivan), a wacky but normal scene from the original Tarzan, The Ape Man, 1932.
Why Be Good? (1929) -- (Movie Clip) Last Night Of Freedom Impressive synchronized music and sound effects and a jolly Manhattan Jazz Age party, introducing Neil Hamilton as department store heir Peabody and later Edward Martindel as his beaming dad, in the last non-talkie starring the famed flapper Colleen Moore, First National’s Why Be Good?, 1929.
Why Be Good? (1929) -- (Movie Clip) I'd Be Disgraced Director William A. Seiter and First National Pictures could probably be accused of showing-off their synchronized-sound technique, as buddies wait on Peabody (Neil Hamilton), who’s just met virtuous flapper Pert (Colleen Moore), whose parents (John St. Polis, Bodil Rosing) still worry, in Why Be Good?, 1929.
Great Lover, The (1931) -- (Movie Clip) She Needed Plenty Of Soap Opera star Paurel (Adolphe Menjou) returned to New York, encounters his understudy Carlo (Neil Hamilton) then helps the boss Stapleton (Hale Hamilton) trick his moody ex-lover Savarova (Olga Baclanova) into appearing with him in the next production, in The Great Lover, 1931.
Two Against The World (1932) -- (Movie Clip) It Isn't An It Pretty much a madcap heiress, Adell (Constance Bennett) manages a crack-up following her first meeting with honest lawyer David (Neil Hamilton) who's suing her family, cute business, in Warner Bros.' and Archie Mayo's Two Against The World, 1932.
Two Against The World (1932) -- (Movie Clip) I Have Babies The grittier side of this comedy, lawyer David (Neil Hamilton) with his client (Louis Carter), distraught over his lack of progress in his lawsuit over her husband's death, his new friend Adell (Constance Bennett), whose family is culpable, saving the day, in Two Against The World, 1932.
Tarzan And His Mate (1934) -- (Movie Clip) How's Jane Their safari imperiled by lots of guys in ape suits, Tarzan (Johnny Weissmuller) rescues traders Harry (Neil Hamilton) and Martin (Paul Cavanagh), who have returned partly to check on their ever-provocative friend Jane (Maureen O'Sullivan), in the first MGM sequel, Tarzan And His Mate, 1934.
Laughing Sinners (1931) -- (Movie Clip) Rainy Day Girl Opening scenes, delightful young Ivy (Joan Crawford) has driven out 40 miles from Cincinnati to meet traveling salesman boyfriend Howdy (Neil Hamilton) and pals (Roscoe Karns, Cliff Edwards on ukelele) on their train, in MGM's Laughing Sinners, 1931.
Laughing Sinners (1931) -- (Movie Clip) Romeo With a hard-to-attribute novelty number about a chicken named Romeo, Joan Crawford as night club performer "Ivy" is 27, bright, charming and a creditable dancer, later joining her nervous boyfriend (Neil Hamilton), in MGM's Laughing Sinners, 1931, .