Selmer Jackson


Biography

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

The Atomic Submarine (1960)
Adm. Terhune
The Gallant Hours (1960)
Adm. Chester Nimitz
The Lost Missile (1958)
Secretary of State
Three Brave Men (1957)
Retired admiral
The Hellcats of the Navy (1957)
Admiral Nimitz
Autumn Leaves (1956)
Mr. Wetherby
Seven Angry Men (1955)
Emerson
Devil Goddess (1955)
Prof. Carl Blakely
The Eternal Sea (1955)
V.I.P.
Crazylegs (1954)
Pres. Michigan Alumni Club
City Story (1954)
Mr. Ingram
Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954)
Senator
The President's Lady (1953)
Col. Green
Sky Commando (1953)
Gen. Carson
Jack McCall, Desperado (1953)
Col. Brand
We're Not Married! (1952)
Chaplain Hall
Indian Uprising (1952)
Commissioner of Indian Affairs
Sudden Fear (1952)
Party guest
Deadline--U.S.A. (1952)
Williams
Young Man With Ideas (1952)
Mr. Crayton, lawyer
Washington Story (1952)
Congressman
The Flying Missile (1951)
Colonel Halliburton
Up Front (1951)
General
Buckaroo Sheriff of Texas (1951)
Governor
Purple Heart Diary (1951)
Col. Tappen
Elopement (1951)
Dr. Halsey
Bowery Battalion (1951)
Col. Masters
The Magnificent Yankee (1951)
Lawyer
That's My Boy (1951)
Doc Hunter
Mark of the Gorilla (1950)
Warden Frank Bentley
Gunmen of Abilene (1950)
Doctor Johnson
No Man of Her Own (1950)
Minister
Lucky Losers (1950)
David Thurston
The Crime Doctor's Diary (1949)
Warden
Forgotten Women (1949)
Judge Donnell
Renegades of the Sage (1949)
Brown
Alaska Patrol (1949)
Captain Wright
The Dark Past (1949)
Warden
The Fountainhead (1949)
Official
Mighty Joe Young (1949)
Judge
High Wall (1948)
Inspector Harding
Cass Timberlane (1948)
Dr. Leskett
The Cobra Strikes (1948)
Dr. Keating
Stage Struck (1948)
Editor Howard
Blonde Ice (1948)
District Attorney Chalmers
King of the Gamblers (1948)
Judge
Heading for Heaven (1948)
Doctor
The Fuller Brush Man (1948)
Henry Seward
Pitfall (1948)
Editor Brawley
The Gentleman from Nowhere (1948)
District Attorney
Dream Girl (1948)
Judge "Jed" Allerton
Every Girl Should Be Married (1948)
Clergyman
Sealed Verdict (1948)
Dr. Bossin
The Girl from Manhattan (1948)
Dr. Moseby
Sarge Goes to College (1947)
Capt. R. S. Handler
Key Witness (1947)
Edward Clemmons
The Pretender (1947)
Charles Lennox
Step-Child (1947)
Judge
A Likely Story (1947)
Doctor
Her Husband's Affairs (1947)
Judge
The 13th Hour (1947)
Judge
The Beginning or the End (1947)
Senior engineer
The Fabulous Texan (1947)
Flanigan
Wife Wanted (1946)
Lowell Cornell
Shock (1946)
Dr. Blair
Johnny Comes Flying Home (1946)
Dr. Gunderson
She Wrote the Book (1946)
Fielding
Boston Blackie and the Law (1946)
Warden Lund
Child of Divorce (1946)
Dr. Sterling
The French Key (1946)
Walter Winslow
Dangerous Money (1946)
Ship's doctor
The Glass Alibi (1946)
Dr. John F. Lawson
Mysterious Intruder (1946)
Dr. Connell
The Time of Their Lives (1946)
Curator
Girl on the Spot (1946)
Ridgeway
San Quentin (1946)
Reverend Eckels
Out of This World (1945)
Doctor
Thrill of a Romance (1945)
Hotel clerk
This Love of Ours (1945)
Dr. Melnik
Escape in the Desert (1945)
Crowley
Allotment Wives (1945)
Deacon Sam
Forever Yours (1945)
Williams
Black Market Babies (1945)
Henry Andrews
A Sporting Chance (1945)
John Smalley
The Caribbean Mystery (1945)
Dr. Herbert Merryman
Circumstantial Evidence (1945)
Warden
Dakota (1945)
Dr. Judson
First Yank into Tokyo (1945)
Colonel Blaine
Around the World (1944)
Consul
Stars on Parade (1944)
J. L. Carson
Hey, Rookie (1944)
Colonel Robbins
Sheriff of Las Vegas (1944)
Arthur Stanton
The Big Noise (1944)
Manning
The Sullivans (1944)
Damage control officer
She's a Sweetheart (1944)
General
Roger Touhy, Gangster (1944)
Principal keeper
Wing and a Prayer (1944)
Admiral
Marine Raiders (1944)
Col. Douglas
Destiny (1944)
Warden
Heavenly Days (1944)
Sunday editor
What a Woman! (1943)
Bruce
You Can't Beat the Law (1943)
Honeymoon Lodge (1943)
Carol's lawyer
It Ain't Hay (1943)
Grant
When Johnny Comes Marching Home (1943)
Major Donaldson
Margin for Error (1943)
Coroner
Guadalcanal Diary (1943)
Col. Thompson
The Falcon in Danger (1943)
Airline official
Someone to Remember (1943)
Mr. Freeman
Harrigan's Kid (1943)
Mr. Ranley
Adventures of the Flying Cadets (1943)
Thunder Birds (1942)
Thru Different Eyes (1942)
Chaplain
Miss Annie Rooney (1942)
Mr. Thomas
'Frisco Lil (1942)
McIntyre
Secret Agent of Japan (1942)
American Naval Captain
Madame Spy (1942)
Harrison [K.] Woods
The Power of God (1942)
The pastor
The Strange Case of Doctor Rx (1942)
Judge
Powder Town (1942)
Mr. Tuttle
Sing Your Worries Away (1942)
Producer
True to the Army (1942)
Congressman
Dr. Kildare's Victory (1942)
Mr. Baxter
They Died with Their Boots On (1942)
Captain McCook
Ten Gentlemen from West Point (1942)
Sersen
Get Hep to Love (1942)
George Arnold
My Favorite Spy (1942)
Minister
Cairo (1942)
Ship captain
The Falcon Takes Over (1942)
Burnett
A Date with the Falcon (1942)
Wallis
Romance on the Range (1942)
Harrison
Saboteur (1942)
FBI man
Joe Smith, American (1942)
Doctor
Remember the Day (1942)
Graham
Navy Blues (1941)
Captain Willard
Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day (1941)
Dr. Whitney
Three Sons O'Guns (1941)
Draft board chairman
It Started with Eve (1941)
Henry
International Squadron (1941)
Saunders
She Knew All the Answers (1941)
Broker
Play Girl (1941)
Fred Dice
Paper Bullets (1941)
District Attorney
The Devil Pays Off (1941)
Admiral Curtiss
Tight Shoes (1941)
District attorney [Larry]
Parachute Battalion (1941)
Thomas Morse
Road to Happiness (1941)
Sam Rankin
The Shepherd of the Hills (1941)
Doctor
Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)
Board member
Buck Privates (1941)
Captain
Nice Girl? (1941)
General
Sergeant York (1941)
General Duncan
Blossoms in the Dust (1941)
Senator
Meet John Doe (1941)
Radio announcer
Love Crazy (1941)
Doctor
Back Street (1941)
Arthur
The Man Who Lost Himself (1941)
Mr. Green
Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)
Queen of the Mob (1940)
Bank manager
Santa Fe Trail (1940)
Officer
Wagons Westward (1940)
Major Marlowe
Lady with Red Hair (1940)
Henry De Mille
Military Academy (1940)
Mr. Blake
Hired Wife (1940)
Hudson
The Ape (1940)
Bowery Boy (1940)
Dr. Crane
Men Against the Sky (1940)
Captain Sanders
Babies for Sale (1940)
Mr. [Arthur] Kingsley
Son of the Navy (1940)
Captain Parker
Honeymoon Deferred (1940)
Johnston
Elsa Maxwell's Public Deb No. 1 (1940)
Lawyer
I'm Still Alive (1940)
Director
Gallant Sons (1940)
Stocky man
Millionaires in Prison (1940)
Dr. Lindsey
The Man from Dakota (1940)
Surgeon
Murder in the Air (1940)
Captain Riddel
City for Conquest (1940)
Doctor
Brigham Young--Frontiersman (1940)
Caleb Kent
Glamour for Sale (1940)
Thomas
Girls Under 21 (1940)
Judge
If I Had My Way (1940)
Mr. Melville
Forty Little Mothers (1940)
Officer
The Man Who Wouldn't Talk (1940)
James Sawyer
On Their Own (1940)
Doctor
Sailor's Lady (1940)
Executive officer
Johnny Apollo (1940)
Warden
The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
Inspection officer
Union Pacific (1939)
Jerome
Confessions of a Nazi Spy (1939)
Custom official
The Forgotten Woman (1939)
The Underpup (1939)
Lawyer
Espionage Agent (1939)
Instructor
Invisible Stripes (1939)
Lieutenant
Sorority House (1939)
Mr. Grant
South of the Border (1939)
Consul
On Dress Parade (1939)
Capt. Evans Dover
Scandal Sheet (1939)
Douglas Haynes
Off the Record (1939)
Detective Kendall
Inside Information (1939)
Huxley
Calling All Marines (1939)
Colonel C. B. Vincent
Undercover Agent (1939)
Graham
Two Thoroughbreds (1939)
Bill Conway
Outside These Walls (1939)
John Wilson
Stand Up and Fight (1939)
Whittingham P. Talbot
Missing Evidence (1939)
Manager
Blondie Brings Up Baby (1939)
Malcolm
The Escape (1939)
Mr. Henley
Society Lawyer (1939)
District Attorney
6,000 Enemies (1939)
Judge
The Star Maker (1939)
Doctor
Each Dawn I Die (1939)
Patterson
Naughty but Nice (1939)
Defense attorney
Wings of the Navy (1939)
Doctor
20,000 Men a Year (1939)
The Honeymoon's Over (1939)
Madden
Private Detective (1939)
[Simmy] Sanger
Gateway (1938)
Inspector
Four Men and a Prayer (1938)
Captain of yacht
Garden of the Moon (1938)
Doctor
The Chaser (1938)
Judge
Midnight Intruder (1938)
Judge Hammond
Personal Secretary (1938)
Defense attorney Blackmere
Prison Nurse (1938)
Parker
Down in "Arkansaw" (1938)
Edwards
Flight to Fame (1938)
Jules Peabody
Secrets of an Actress (1938)
Thompson
Arson Gang Busters (1938)
Commissioner Benton
Gangster's Boy (1938)
Judge Davis
The Missing Guest (1938)
Frank Baldrich
Too Hot to Handle (1938)
Coast guard captain
Secrets of a Nurse (1938)
Assistant district attorney
Little Tough Guy (1938)
Judge
Gambling Ship (1938)
[Steve] Riley
Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938)
Manager radio station
Meet the Boyfriend (1937)
Madison
Reported Missing (1937)
Fleming
A Family Affair (1937)
Hoyt Wells
West of Shanghai (1937)
Hemingway
You're Only Young Once (1937)
Hoyt Wells
The Wrong Road (1937)
Judge
Two Wise Maids (1937)
Dr. MacIntyre
The Westland Case (1937)
Warden
The Duke Comes Back (1937)
Jim Watson
Charlie Chan at the Olympics (1937)
Wright
The 13th Man (1937)
Andrew Baldwin
Federal Bullets (1937)
Harker
Girl Overboard (1937)
Captain Hartman
The Case of the Stuttering Bishop (1937)
Victor Stockton
Manhattan Merry-Go-Round (1937)
J. Henry Thorne
Hot Water (1937)
Maxwell
Breezing Home (1937)
Second steward
Man of the People (1937)
Governor
The Man Who Cried Wolf (1937)
Defense attorney
My Dear Miss Aldrich (1937)
Captain
The Man in Blue (1937)
District Attorney
Smashing the Vice Trust (1937)
Gold Diggers of 1937 (1936)
Speculator
Next Time We Love (1936)
Dr. Campbell
The Golden Arrow (1936)
Lorimer
The Golden Arrow (1936)
Lorimer
Postal Inspector (1936)
Chief inspector
Little Miss Nobody (1936)
Judge Gibson
My Man Godfrey (1936)
Guest
Easy Money (1936)
Harrison
Paddy O'Day (1936)
First class passenger
The Accusing Finger (1936)
Medical examiner
Show Boat (1936)
Hotel clerk
Public Enemy's Wife (1936)
Duffield
Educating Father (1936)
Professor Howard
Charlie Chan at the Race Track (1936)
Lansing
Wanted! Jane Turner (1936)
Ferris
It Had to Happen (1936)
Immigration officer
The Great Ziegfeld (1936)
Barbershop customer
The Magnificent Brute (1936)
Doctor Coleman
Parole! (1936)
[Earl] Bigbee
Bridge of Sighs (1936)
Robinson Crusoe of Clipper Island (1936)
Ace Drummond (1936)
Don't Bet on Blondes (1935)
Let 'Em Have It (1935)
Bertillion instructor
In Caliente (1935)
Public Hero No. 1 (1935)
Simpson
Grand Exit (1935)
District Attorney Cope
Living on Velvet (1935)
Officer
Front Page Woman (1935)
Joe Davis
This Is the Life (1935)
Mr. Walters
The Best Man Wins (1935)
O'Neill
She Married Her Boss (1935)
Andrews
The Public Menace (1935)
Chief steward
Broadway Gondolier (1935)
Director
Traveling Saleslady (1935)
Scoville
Devil Dogs of the Air (1935)
Officer
Navy Wife (1935)
Doctor
Carnival (1935)
Baby judge
The Great Hotel Murder (1935)
Ticket agent
A Night at the Opera (1935)
Committee member
Murder Man (1935)
Ballist
Shipmates Forever (1935)
Commander Gibbs
$10 Raise (1935)
Real estate agent
6 Day Bike Rider (1934)
Announcer
The Secret Bride (1934)
Vincent's counsel
The Witching Hour (1934)
Henry Walthal
I'll Fix It (1934)
Crawley
Sisters Under the Skin (1934)
Mullen
The Defense Rests (1934)
Duffy
Blind Date (1934)
Martin
Sadie McKee (1934)
Tiffany salesman
Bright Eyes (1934)
Attorney
Now I'll Tell (1934)
Decker
Stand Up and Cheer! (1934)
Correspondent
Jealousy (1934)
Radio announcer
Murder in the Clouds (1934)
Announcer
Fog over Frisco (1934)
Radio announcer
I've Got Your Number (1934)
Joe
Hell and High Water (1933)
Lieutenant Saunders
Let's Fall in Love (1933)
Barton
Forgotten (1933)
Hans Strauss
Blood Money (1933)
Man in district attorney's office
Three on a Match (1932)
Radio announcer's voice
You Said a Mouthful (1932)
Jones
Dirigible (1931)
Lt. Rowland
Leftover Ladies (1931)
[Wilson] Churchill
Subway Express (1931)
Mason
The Secret Call (1931)
Matt Stanton
Lovin' the Ladies (1930)
George Van Horne
Thru Different Eyes (1929)
King, defense attorney
Why Bring That Up? (1929)
Eddie
The Supreme Passion (1921)
Clara's beau

Cast (Short)

Purity Squad (1945)
Patrolling the Ether (1944)
Soak the Old (1940)
Teddy the Rough Rider (1940)
Strange Glory (1938)
Give Till It Hurts (1937)

Life Events

Videos

Movie Clip

Magic Town (1947) - Hunting For That Shortcut First scene for top-billed James Stewart as “Rip” Smith, independent Manhattan opinion pollster whose radical business model is failing, with assistants (Ned Sparks, Donald Meek) and his big shot office building neighbor (Selmer Jackson) dangling a job offer, in Magic Town, 1947, from producer Robert Riskin’s story and screenplay.
Sudden Fear (1952) - Junior Is More Impressionable Actor Lester (Jack Palance), now happily married after some turmoil to San Francisco socialite playwright Myra (Joan Crawford), isn’t expecting Irene (Gloria Grahame), who’s not been mentioned as yet, to appear on the arm of one of their lawyers (Touch a.k.a “Mike” Connors), in Sudden Fear, 1952.
Each Dawn I Die (1939) - We'll Take Off The Gloves James Cagney (as reporter Frank Ross) in the rain witnesses a white-collar crime, then sells the story to editor Patterson (Selmer Jackson) in the opening scenes of Each Dawn I Die, 1939.
Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941) - That's My Fight! Fighter Joe (Robert Young), inhabiting the body of millionaire Farnsworth, is celebrated for righting a financial wrong, escorted by his confused secretary (John Emery), when Messenger 7013 (Edward Everett Horton) and Claude Rains (title character) tell him they’ve found his new body, in Here Comes Mr. Jordan. 1941.
Autumn Leaves - Either Him Or Me! Alone at the concert, Milly (Joan Crawford) enjoys her first flashback to life with her father (Selmer Jackson) in Robert Aldrich's Autumn Leaves, 1956.
Winner Take All (1932) - Knockout Jimmy Opening scene, ring announcer (Selmer Jackson) helps boxer Jimmy (James Cagney, son of an amateur fighter) solicit charity, manager Pop (Guy Kibbee) and aide Rosebud (Clarence Muse) putting him on the 20th Century, in Roy Del Ruth's Winner Take All, 1932.

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