Kenneth Harlan



Also Known As
Ken Harlan
Birth Place
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
July 26, 1895
March 06, 1967
Cause of Death
Acute Aneurysm


Kenneth Harlan was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Harlan kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "Dangerous Business" (1920), the Lon Chaney thriller "The Penalty" (1920) and "I Am the Law" (1922). He also appeared in "The Toll of the Sea" (1922), "Soiled" (1925) and "Bobbed Hair" (1925). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like...


Kenneth Harlan was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Harlan kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "Dangerous Business" (1920), the Lon Chaney thriller "The Penalty" (1920) and "I Am the Law" (1922). He also appeared in "The Toll of the Sea" (1922), "Soiled" (1925) and "Bobbed Hair" (1925). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the Chester Morris comedy "They Met in a Taxi" (1936), the western "Trail Dust" (1936) with James Ellison and "The Shadow Strikes" (1937). He also appeared in the drama "Marked Woman" (1937) with Bette Davis. In the latter part of his career, he continued to act in the drama "The Duke of West Point" (1939) with Louis Hayward, "Santa Fe Marshal" (1940) and the Ronald Reagan drama "Murder in the Air" (1940). He also appeared in the Russell Hayden western "Wide Open Town" (1941) and "Dick Tracy Vs. Crime, Inc." (1941). Harlan more recently acted in the Barton MacLane drama "The Underdog" (1943). Harlan's husband was Marie Prevost. Harlan passed away in March 1967 at the age of 72.



Cast (Feature Film)

Nearly Eighteen (1943)
Hitler--Dead or Alive (1943)
You Can't Beat the Law (1943)
Warden Jones
The Underdog (1943)
Eddie Mohr
Melody Parade (1943)
Silent Witness (1943)
Death Valley Rangers (1943)
Jim Kirk
Girls in Chains (1943)
Lt. Jackson
A Stranger in Town (1943)
Wild Horse Stampede (1943)
Bill Borman
The Law Rides Again (1943)
John Hampton
Daredevils of the West (1943)
You Can't Escape Forever (1942)
Wings for the Eagle (1942)
Sleepytime Gal (1942)
Ticket taker
Juke Girl (1942)
Klondike Fury (1942)
Radio dispatcher
Foreign Agent (1942)
Black Dragons (1942)
The Dawn Express (1942)
Detective Brown
The Corpse Vanishes (1942)
Phantom Killer (1942)
Lieut. Brady
Deep in the Heart of Texas (1942)
Fighting Bill Fargo (1942)
Bandit Ranger (1942)
Mark Kenyon
The Sundown Kid (1942)
The Falcon's Brother (1942)
Million Dollar Baby (1941)
Paper Bullets (1941)
Jim Adams
Dangerous Lady (1941)
Wide Open Town (1941)
Tom Wilson
Desperate Cargo (1941)
Capt. MacFarland
Secret Evidence (1941)
[Frank] Billings
King of Dodge City (1941)
Jeff Carruthers
Bullets for O'Hara (1941)
The Case of the Black Parrot (1941)
Ship's officer
Meet John Doe (1941)
Publicity man
Dick Tracy Vs. Crime, Inc. (1941)
Pride of the Bowery (1940)
Doomed to Die (1940)
Murder in the Air (1940)
Commander Wayne
Santa Fe Marshal (1940)
Prairie Schooners (1940)
Dalton Stull
The House Across the Bay (1940)
Second man in nightclub
A Little Bit of Heaven (1940)
Uncle Burt
Millionaires in Prison (1940)
Jerry Connell
On Trial (1939)
Mr. Trumbull
Heroes in Blue (1939)
Range War (1939)
Charles Higgins
Port of Hate (1939)
Bob Randall
Torchy Runs for Mayor (1939)
Advertising manager
City in Terror (1939)
The Night of Nights (1939)
Dick Tracy's G-Men (1939)
Accidents Will Happen (1938)
Swing It, Sailor! (1938)
1st officer
Saleslady (1938)
The Headleys at Home (1938)
"Smooth" Adair
The Little Adventuress (1938)
Tom Eagan
Sunset Trail (1938)
John Marsh
Under Western Stars (1938)
Pride of the West (1938)
Held for Ransom (1938)
The Duke of West Point (1938)
Varsity football coach
Law of the Texan (1938)
[Allen] Spencer [also known as El Coyote]
Whirlwind Horseman (1938)
[John] Harper
Blondes at Work (1938)
Marvin Spencer
The Wages of Sin (1938)
Marjorie's father
There Goes My Heart (1938)
The Mysterious Pilot (1938)
Kid Galahad (1937)
Submarine D-1 (1937)
Salvage officer
Penrod and Sam (1937)
The Shadow Strikes (1937)
Captain Breen
Wine, Women and Horses (1937)
Paradise Isle (1937)
Renfrew of the Royal Mounted (1937)
"Angel" Carroll
Blazing Sixes (1937)
Major Taylor
Gunsmoke Ranch (1937)
Phineas Flagg
A Million to One (1937)
William Stevens
Marked Woman (1937)
Something to Sing About (1937)
Transportation manager
The Accusing Finger (1936)
Police surgeon
Public Enemy's Wife (1936)
The Case of the Velvet Claws (1936)
Peter Milnor
Song of the Saddle (1936)
They Met in a Taxi (1936)
Flying Hostess (1936)
The Walking Dead (1936)
Stephen Martin
San Francisco (1936)
Hideaway Girl (1936)
Man Hunt (1936)
Jim Davis
China Clipper (1936)
Department of Commerce Inspector
Trail Dust (1936)
Easy to Take (1936)
Judge Allen
The Wanderer of the Wasteland (1935)
Cappy Ricks Returns (1935)
Matt Peasley
The Widow in Scarlet (1932)
Peter Lawton-Bond
The Shadow of the Eagle (1932)
Air Police (1931)
Women Men Marry (1931)
Fred Moulton
Danger Island (1931)
Under Montana Skies (1930)
Clay Conning
Paradise Island (1930)
Man, Woman, and Wife (1929)
Jack Mason
Man, Woman, and Wife (1929)
Midnight Rose (1928)
Tim Regan
Code of the Air (1928)
Blair Thompson
United States Smith (1928)
Cpl. Jim Sharkey
Cheating Cheaters (1927)
Tom Palmer
Streets of Shanghai (1927)
Sergeant Lee
Easy Pickings (1927)
Peter Van Horne
Wilful Youth (1927)
Jack Compton
Stage Kisses (1927)
Donald Hampton
Twinkletoes (1926)
Chuck Lightfoot
The Ice Flood (1926)
Jack De Quincy
The Fighting Edge (1926)
Juan de Dios O'Rourke
The Sap (1926)
Barry Weston
The King of the Turf (1926)
John Doe Smith
The Crowded Hour (1925)
Billy Laidlaw
The Golden Strain (1925)
Milt Mulford, Jr.
Bobbed Hair (1925)
David Lacy
Ranger of the Big Pines (1925)
Ross Cavanagh
The Re-creation of Brian Kent (1925)
Brian Kent
The Marriage Whirl (1925)
Arthur Carleton
Drusilla With a Million (1925)
Colin Arnold
The Virgin (1924)
David Kent
Poisoned Paradise: The Forbidden Story of Monte Carlo (1924)
Hugh Kildair/Gilbert Kildair
Soiled (1924)
Jimmie York
Two Shall Be Born (1924)
Brian Kelly
White Man (1924)
White Man
For Another Woman (1924)
On the Stroke of Three (1924)
Judson Forrest
The Man Without a Heart (1924)
Rufus Asher
Butterfly (1924)
Craig Spaulding
Poisoned Paradise (1924)
Little Church Around the Corner (1923)
David Graham
The Toll of the Sea (1923)
Allen Carver
The Virginian (1923)
The Virginian
Temporary Marriage (1923)
Robert Belmar
April Showers (1923)
Danny O'Rourke
The Beautiful and Damned (1923)
The Broken Wing (1923)
Philip Marvin
East Side--West Side (1923)
Duncan Van Norman
A Man's Man (1923)
Billy Geary
The Girl Who Came Back (1923)
Martin Norries
Polly of the Follies (1922)
Bob Jones
Received Payment (1922)
Cary Grant
Thorns and Orange Blossoms (1922)
Alan Randolph
The Married Flapper (1922)
Bill Billings
I Am the Law (1922)
Robert Fitzgerald
The World's a Stage (1922)
Wallace Foster
The Primitive Lover (1922)
Donald Wales
Lessons in Love (1921)
John Warren
Dawn of the East (1921)
Roger Strong
Mama's Affair (1921)
Dr. Harmon
Woman's Place (1921)
Jim Bradley
The Barricade (1921)
Robert Brennon
Nobody (1921)
Tom Smith
The Turning Point (1920)
Jack Rivett
Going Some (1920)
Donald Keap
The Penalty (1920)
Dr. Wilmont
Dollars and Sense (1920)
David Rogers
Dangerous Business (1920)
Clarence Brooks
Love, Honor and Obey (1920)
Stuart Emmett
The Microbe (1919)
DeWitt Spense
The Trembling Hour (1919)
Major Ralph Dunstan
The Hoodlum (1919)
John Graham
Midnight Madness (1918)
Prentice Tiller
Her Body in Bond (1918)
Joe Blondin
The Law That Divides (1918)
Howard Murray
The Wife He Bought (1918)
Steele Valiant
My Unmarried Wife (1918)
Phillip Smith
The Marriage Lie (1918)
Douglas Seward
The Model's Confession (1918)
Billy Ravensworth
A Man's Man (1918)
Billy Geary
The Wine Girl (1918)
Frank Harris
Bread (1918)
Dick Frothingham
Cheerful Givers (1917)
Horace Gray
Betsy's Burglar (1917)
Harry Brent
The Lash of Power (1917)
John Rand
The Flame of the Yukon (1917)
George Fowler
The Price of a Good Time (1917)
Preston Winfield

Life Events


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