Russell Hicks


Actor
Russell Hicks

About

Also Known As
Edward Russell Hicks
Birth Place
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Born
June 04, 1895
Died
June 01, 1957
Cause of Death
Heart Attack

Biography

Russell Hicks was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Hicks started his acting career landing roles in such films as "Murder in the Clouds" (1934) with Lyle Talbot, the Kay Francis drama "Living on Velvet" (1934) and the Dick Powell dramedy "Happiness Ahead" (1934). He also appeared in the Barbara Stanwyck drama "The Woman in Red" (1935), "Cardinal Richelieu" (1935) and ...

Biography

Russell Hicks was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Hicks started his acting career landing roles in such films as "Murder in the Clouds" (1934) with Lyle Talbot, the Kay Francis drama "Living on Velvet" (1934) and the Dick Powell dramedy "Happiness Ahead" (1934). He also appeared in the Barbara Stanwyck drama "The Woman in Red" (1935), "Cardinal Richelieu" (1935) and "$1,000 a Minute" (1935). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the thirties, appearing in the musical "The Big Broadcast of 1938" (1938) with W C Fields, "Little Miss Broadway" (1938) with Shirley Temple Black and "Hollywood Cavalcade" (1939) with Alice Faye. He also appeared in the Don Ameche dramatic musical "Swanee River" (1939). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the dramatic period piece "Tennessee Johnson" (1942) with Van Heflin, the John Payne drama "To the Shores of Tripoli" (1942) and the musical "King of the Cowboys" (1943) with Roy Rogers. He also appeared in the western "The Woman of the Town" (1943) with Claire Trevor and the comedy "Air Raid Wardens" (1943) with Stan Laurel. Hicks was most recently credited in "A Close Call For Boston Blackie" (1986). Hicks passed away in June 1957 at the age of 62.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

7th Cavalry (1956)
Colonel Kellogg
Man of Conflict (1953)
Murdock, a banker
Rodeo (1952)
Allen H. Grandstead
The Maverick (1952)
Major Hook
Old Oklahoma Plains (1952)
Col. Charles Bigelow
Mr. Walkie Talkie (1952)
Col. Lockwood
Fourteen Hours (1951)
Regan
Overland Telegraph (1951)
Colonel Marvin
Kentucky Jubilee (1951)
T. J. Hoarsely
Belle Le Grand (1951)
Chairman
Bowery Battalion (1951)
Col. Hatfield
Crazy Over Horses (1951)
J. T. Randal
As You Were! (1951)
Col. Lockwood
All That I Have (1951)
The Petty Girl (1950)
Tycoon
Unmasked (1950)
George Richards
Square Dance Katy (1950)
Commissioner
The Big Hangover (1950)
Steve Hughes
The Flying Saucer (1950)
Hank Thorn
Blue Grass of Kentucky (1950)
James B. Armistead
Samson and Delilah (1950)
Lord of Ashkelon
Again Pioneers (1950)
Pete Galloway
Duchess of Idaho (1950)
Judge of contest
The Judge Steps Out (1949)
Supreme Court justice
The Fountainhead (1949)
Director
Manhattan Angel (1949)
J. C. Rayland
Barbary Pirate (1949)
Commodore Preble
I Cheated the Law! (1949)
District Attorney Randolph
South of St. Louis (1949)
Colonel Kirby
One Sunday Afternoon (1949)
Treadway
The Noose Hangs High (1948)
Manager
The Velvet Touch (1948)
Judge Brack
Assigned to Danger (1948)
Thomas A. Rivers
The Black Arrow (1948)
Sir Harry Shelton
The Plunderers (1948)
Cavalry colonel
Race Street (1948)
Easy
Jiggs and Maggie in Court (1948)
Supreme Court judge
Shanghai Chest (1948)
District Attorney Frank Bronson
The Gallant Legion (1948)
Sen. Beale
The Hunted (1948)
Meredith
The Mating of Millie (1948)
Kirkland
My Dear Secretary (1948)
Publisher
The Return of October (1948)
Taylor
The Fabulous Texan (1947)
General Sheridan
Web of Danger (1947)
Gallagher
Exposed (1947)
Col. William K. Bentry
Buck Privates Come Home (1947)
Mr. [Walter] Appleby
Fun on a Weekend (1947)
John Biddle
The Pilgrim Lady (1947)
Thackeray Gibbs
Smoky River Serenade (1947)
J. Brickert Armstrong
Louisiana (1947)
Fred Astor
The Sea of Grass (1947)
Major Harney
Dark Delusion (1947)
Mr. Logan
The Beginning or the End (1947)
General
Variety Girl (1947)
Man at steam bath
Till the Clouds Roll By (1947)
Motion picture producer
The Unknown (1946)
Colonel Wetherford
Swing Parade of 1946 (1946)
[Daniel] Warren [Sr.]
A Close Call for Boston Blackie (1946)
Harcourt
The Bachelor's Daughters (1946)
Dr. Johnson
Plainsman and the Lady (1946)
Senator Gwin
Gay Blades (1946)
Buxton
Dark Alibi (1946)
Warden
The Bandit of Sherwood Forest (1946)
The Earl of Huntington, also known as Robin Hood
G. I. War Brides (1946)
Inspector Ramsaye
Earl Carroll Sketchbook (1946)
John Hawks
It's Great to Be Young (1946)
Dodd
The Show-Off (1946)
Thorbison
The Hoodlum Saint (1946)
Marty Martindale
That Night with You (1945)
Henry Brock
First Yank into Tokyo (1945)
General Stanton
Scarlet Street (1945)
J. J. Hogarth
A Guy, a Gal, and a Pal (1945)
General
She Gets Her Man (1945)
Mayor
Flame of Barbary Coast (1945)
Cyrus Danver
Apology for Murder (1945)
Harvey Kirkland
A Game of Death (1945)
Whitney
The Valley of Decision (1945)
Mr. Laurence Gaylord
She Wouldn't Say Yes (1945)
Patient
Week-End at the Waldorf (1945)
McPherson
Bathing Beauty (1944)
Mr. Allenwood
Louisiana Hayride (1944)
A. C. Forbes
Hat Check Honey (1944)
Mr. [J. J.] Worthington
The Port of Forty Thieves (1944)
Charles Farrington
Janie (1944)
Colonel Lucas
Captain America (1944)
There's Something About a Soldier (1943)
Mr. Edwards
What a Woman! (1943)
Sutton
Northern Pursuit (1943)
Chief inspector
Someone to Remember (1943)
Mr. Stanton
Follow the Band (1943)
Jeremiah K. Barton
King of the Cowboys (1943)
Governor
His Butler's Sister (1943)
Sanderson
Air Raid Wardens (1943)
Major Scanlon
Hitler--Dead or Alive (1943)
Samuel Thornton
Harrigan's Kid (1943)
Col. Lowry
The Woman of the Town (1943)
Publisher "Kansas City Clarion"
They Died with Their Boots On (1942)
Colonel of 1st Michigan
Ship Ahoy (1942)
Captain C.V. O'Brien
Fingers at the Window (1942)
Dr. Chandley
We Were Dancing (1942)
Mr. Bryce-Carew
Tennessee Johnson (1942)
Lincoln's emissary
Three Hearts for Julia (1942)
Colonel Martin
Joe Smith, American (1942)
Mr. Edgerton
Lady in a Jam (1942)
Carter
Butch Minds the Baby (1942)
J. Wadsworth Carrington
Sealed Lips (1942)
[Dr. Charles] Evans
Tarzan's New York Adventure (1942)
Judge Abbotson
To the Shores of Tripoli (1942)
Major Wilson
Strictly in the Groove (1942)
[Roger] R. C. ["Cake-Walk"] Saunders
Pacific Rendezvous (1942)
John Carter
Behind the Eight Ball (1942)
Harry B. Kemp
Wings for the Eagle (1942)
Speaker
Ride 'Em Cowboy (1942)
Announcer
Sealed Lips (1942)
Evans
Blondie for Victory (1942)
Colonel
King of the Mounties (1942)
Sergeant York (1941)
General
Dive Bomber (1941)
Admiral
The Strawberry Blonde (1941)
Treadway
Buy Me That Town (1941)
Malcolm
A Man Betrayed (1941)
C. R. Pringle
Doctors Don't Tell (1941)
Superintendent Duff
The Great Lie (1941)
Colonel Harrison
Pacific Blackout (1941)
Commanding officer
The Little Foxes (1941)
William Marshall
Ellery Queen's Penthouse Mystery (1941)
Harry Walsh
Public Enemies (1941)
Lawrence Tregar
Western Union (1941)
Governor
Hold That Ghost (1941)
Bannister
The Parson of Panamint (1941)
Prosecuting attorney
The Big Store (1941)
Arthur Hastings
The Captain of Koepenick (1941)
Police commissioner
Great Guns (1941)
General Burns
Here Comes Happiness (1941)
John Vance
Unexpected Uncle (1941)
Café manager
The Man Who Lost Himself (1941)
Mr. Van der Girt
Man Made Monster (1941)
Warden [Harris]
Arkansas Judge (1941)
John Root
Blood and Sand (1941)
Marquis
Honky Tonk (1941)
Dr. Otis
Andy Hardy Meets Debutante (1940)
Carrillo
East of the River (1940)
Warden
Virginia City (1940)
Armistead
The Blue Bird (1940)
Daddy Tyl
Love Thy Neighbor (1940)
Mr. Harrington
The Mortal Storm (1940)
Rector
The Bank Dick (1940)
J. Frothingham Waterbury
Sporting Blood (1940)
"Sneak" O'Brien
Johnny Apollo (1940)
District Attorney
Earthbound (1940)
Prosecutor
Swanee River (1940)
Andrew McDowell
A Night at Earl Carroll's (1940)
Mayor [John] Jones
Enemy Agent (1940)
Lyman Scott
Queen of the Mob (1940)
Judge
The Return of Frank James (1940)
Prosecutor
No, No Nanette (1940)
Hutch
Seven Sinners (1940)
First governor
Parole Fixer (1940)
Judge
Santa Fe Trail (1940)
J. Boyce Russell
Junior G-Men (1940)
Rulers of the Sea (1939)
Cunard
Our Leading Citizen (1939)
Chairman
Union Pacific (1939)
Sargent
Hotel Imperial (1939)
Austrian officer
The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (1939)
Barrows
The Three Musketeers (1939)
Porthos
Bad Little Angel (1939)
Major Ellwook
I Was a Convict (1939)
District Attorney
The Real Glory (1939)
Capt. [George] Manning
The Big Guy (1939)
Lawson
North of Shanghai (1939)
Howley
The Honeymoon's Over (1939)
[J. P.] Walker
Rio (1939)
Banker
Hollywood Cavalcade (1939)
Roberts
Joe and Ethel Turp Call on the President (1939)
Mr. Graves
Boy Trouble (1939)
Magistrate
Stanley and Livingstone (1939)
Commissioner
East Side of Heaven (1939)
Hinkle
Honolulu (1939)
Mr. Jones
The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939)
Colonel
In Old Chicago (1938)
Man in Jack's office
Clipped Wings (1938)
Captain Horton
Fugitives for a Night (1938)
Maurice Tenwright
Kentucky (1938)
Thad Goodwin, Sr., 1861
Men with Wings (1938)
General Marlin
The Big Broadcast of 1938 (1938)
Captain Stafford
Little Miss Broadway (1938)
Perry
Gateway (1938)
Ernest [Porter]
Hold That Co-Ed (1938)
President
Kidnapped (1938)
Bailiff
You Can't Take It with You (1938)
Attorney
King of Gamblers (1937)
Man at Temple's table
The Toast of New York (1937)
Lawyer
Maytime (1937)
Bulliet
23 1/2 Hours Leave (1937)
Captain Barker
The Man Who Cried Wolf (1937)
Prosecuting attorney
Partners in Crime (1937)
Mayor Callaghan
Fit for a King (1937)
Mr. Hardwick
Girl Overboard (1937)
Sam LeMaire
Pick a Star (1937)
Mr. [Eddie] Stone
Criminals of the Air (1937)
Kurt Feldon
The Westland Case (1937)
Woodbury
Midnight Taxi (1937)
Barney Flagg
A Dangerous Adventure (1937)
Spencer Allen
On Again--Off Again (1937)
George Dilwig
It Happened Out West (1937)
Cooley
The Wildcatter (1937)
Tom Frayne
The Big Shot (1937)
Martin Blake
Dodge City Trail (1937)
Kenyon Phillips
Secret Valley (1937)
Austin Martin
Fifty Roads to Town (1937)
Police official
Let Them Live (1937)
Newspaper editor
Espionage (1937)
Alfred Hartrix
We Who Are About to Die (1937)
District Attorney Knight
Fatal Lady (1936)
American opera house manager
Bunker Bean (1936)
Al C. Jones
Trapped by Television (1936)
Howland
Special Investigator (1936)
Perkett
Laughing Irish Eyes (1936)
Silk Taylor
Two in the Dark (1936)
McCord
Laughing at Trouble (1936)
Cyrus Hall
Ticket to Paradise (1936)
Colton
Tough Guy (1936)
G-man
Grand Jury (1936)
Jim Hanify
The Accusing Finger (1936)
Senator Forrest
Follow the Fleet (1936)
Jim Nolan
15 Maiden Lane (1936)
Judge Graham
Woman Trap (1936)
Mr. Dodd
Sea Spoilers (1936)
Phil Morgan
Mad Holiday (1936)
Chief Gibbs
Hearts in Bondage (1936)
Senator Pillsbury
Straight from the Shoulder (1936)
Captain Daniels
Rose-Marie (1936)
Commandant
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)
Dr. Malcolm
The Music Goes 'Round (1936)
Mr. Cohn
Ladies Love Danger (1935)
Melvin
While the Patient Slept (1935)
Dr. Jay
Grand Exit (1935)
Drake
Ladies Crave Excitement (1935)
Bert L. Taylor
Devil Dogs of the Air (1935)
Captain
Thunder in the Night (1935)
Prefect of police
Lady Tubbs (1935)
Mr. [Ronald] Ash-Orcutt
Living on Velvet (1935)
Major at flying field
Honeymoon, Limited (1935)
Slug Gorman, also known as Sugar Carver
Dante's Inferno (1935)
Prosecuting attorney
Charlie Chan in Shanghai (1935)
James Andrews
The Woman in Red (1935)
Clayton
$1,000 a Minute (1935)
Sonny Rycross
Cardinal Richelieu (1935)
Le Moyne
Sweet Music (1935)
The mayor
Shadow of Doubt (1935)
Detective chief
Thanks a Million (1935)
Mr. Bradley
Millions in the Air (1935)
Mr. Davis
If You Could Only Cook (1935)
Dillon
$10 Raise (1935)
Hendricks
The Secret Bride (1934)
John Holdstock
The Firebird (1934)
Stage manager
Babbitt (1934)
Commissioner Gurnee
Happiness Ahead (1934)
Meehan
The Case of the Howling Dog (1934)
Clinton Foley
Murder in the Clouds (1934)
Taggart
Gentlemen Are Born (1934)
Editor
Enlighten Thy Daughter (1934)
Daniel Stevens
Before Morning (1933)
James Nichols

Visual Effects (TV Mini-Series)

The Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin (1985)
Character Designer

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Case Of The Howling Dog, The (1934) - Funny Thing About That Girl Perry Mason (Warren William, playing Erle Stanley Gardner’s hot-shot lawyer in the first entry in the Warner Bros. series) arrives with Foley (Russell Hicks), the rival of his neurotic client, and the sheriff (Arthur Aylesworth) and meets his housekeeper (Dorothy Tree) who has an improbable bulletin, early in The Case Of The Howling Dog, 1934.
Case Of The Howling Dog, The (1934) - Like A Common Intruder Mary Astor has appeared only in fleeting profile until now so, once the suspect housekeeper (Dorothy Tree) departs, she arrives, observed by Perry Mason’s snoop (Eddie Shubert), armed and confronting the titular dog, and Russell Hicks, slippery rival of Perry’s client, in the hit opener of the Warner Bros. series based on the Erle Stanley Gardner novels, The Case Of The Howling Dog, 1934, starring Warren William.
Scarlet Street (1945) - Speaking Of Time Boss J-J (Russell Hicks) conducting ceremonies at the dinner marking 25 years of service by lowly cashier Chris (Edward G. Robinson), opening Fritz Lang's Scarlet Street, 1945, from Dudley Nichols' screenplay.
Mating Of Millie, The (1948) - Her Own Deep Freeze At a Los Angeles department store, Cookie, Miss Turner and Madge (Patsy Creighton, Gay Nelson, Virginia Hunter) report to Evelyn Keyes, the title character and a personnel manager, whom we meet as she imparts a single career-woman’s wisdom, in The Mating Of Millie, 1948, co-starring Glenn Ford.
Valley Of Decision, The (1945) - Sounds Like Cigars Valley Of Decision, The (1945) -- (Movie Clip) Sounds Like Cigars

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