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Also Known As: Died: January 7, 1970
Born: July 10, 1891 Cause of Death: heart ailment
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Tall Man Riding (1955) as Tucker Ordway
A man returns to wreak vengeance against a cattle baron and claim the land that is rightfully his.
Cow Country (1953) as Walt Garnet
A hired hand gets caught between a noble rancher and ruthless land grabbers.
Denver & Rio Grande (1952) as Haskins
Edmund O'Brien and his team of railroading men try to build a rail line through a mountain pass, while a group of less scrupulous construction workers sabotage the entire operation in the hopes that they can get their tracks laid first and get the money from the railroad.
Son of Ali Baba (1952) as Commandant
In medieval Persia, Kashma Baba is a military cadet by day and a roisterer by night. The morning after a rowdy banquet, Kiki, an escaped slave, takes shelter under Kashma's roof. Word comes that the wicked Caliph is looking for her; but Kashma, by this time in love, flees with her to his father's palace. Alas, there's more to Kiki than meets the eye. Will the evil schemers succeed? The sons of the Forty Thieves to the rescue!
Pride of Maryland (1951) as Col. Harding
Double Crossbones (1951) as Henry Morgan
Flight to Mars (1951) as Tillamar
A newspaper reporter and a bunch of scientists fly a rocket to Mars just to find out that Martians look exactly like us. Mars is running low on one of their natural resources (Corium), and plan to steal the Earth astronauts' rocket and conquer Earth. The Martian underground helps the Earthmen stop the insidious plan.
Distant Drums (1951) as General Zachary Taylor
Soldiers fight through the Everglades to return home after destroying a Seminole fort.
Darling, How Could You! (1951) as Mr. Rossiter
Based on James Barrie's play "Alice Sit-By-The-Fire". In turn-of-the-century New York, a young girl who believes she's learned "the seamy side of life" from a risque play takes it upon herself to rescue her estranged mother from what appears to be a steamy love affair.
The Kid from Texas (1950) as General [Lew] Wallace
Billy the Kid (Murphy) becomes embroiled in Lincoln County, NM, land wars. When rancher who gave him a break is killed by rival henchman, Billy vows revenge. New employer takes advantage of his naivete to kill rivals, lets the Kid take rap. Kid takes to the hills with friends until caught. Escapes hanging but remains in area to be near employer's young wife (Storm) with whom he's infatuated. Falls into trap by Pat Garrett and is shot down while gazing at woman thru window.
Davy Crockett, Indian Scout (1950) as Lone Eagle
One of Davy Crockett''''s descendants leads a wagon train through perilous territory.
American Guerrilla in the Philippines (1950) as Gen. Douglas MacArthur
The Baron of Arizona (1950) as Judge
A swindler forges documents to make himself the owner of an entire state.
Bad Men of Tombstone (1949) as Sheriff of Leadville
Canadian Pacific (1949) as Cornelius [William] Van Horne
A railroad surveyor faces an Indian rebellion.
Song of India (1949) as Maharajah of Ranjat
A jungle prince stands against a maharajah's plan to capture and sell wild animals.
The Lone Wolf and His Lady (1949) as Steve Taylor
A reformed thief tracks a stolen jewel to clear his name.
The Doolins of Oklahoma (1949) as Heck Thomas
An outlaw tries to leave the family gang and go straight.
Riders of the Range (1949) as Sheriff Cole
Two ranch hands try to save the boss's son from a gambling debt.
Relentless (1948) as Ed Simpson
Robert Young, Marguerite Chapman, Willard Parker, Akim Tamiroff, Barton MacLane, Mike Mazurki. When his prize mare is stolen, cowboy Robert Young goes in pursuit of the culprit, only to learn that he is also being pursued by the law for a murder he didn''t commit
I Love Trouble (1948) as Lt. Quint
A wealthy man hires a detective to investigate his wife's past. The detective (Franchot Tone) discovers that the wife had been a dancer and left her home town with an actor. The latter is killed before he can talk, but, with the help of a showgirl, the detective learns that the wife had used stolen papers from a girl friend to enter college after she had stolen $40,000 from the night club where she worked. The detective eventually learns that the husband had killed his wife when he discovered her past in order to avoid a scandal, and had hired the detective to try and frame him for the killing.
Joan of Arc (1948) as Jacques D'Arc, her father
The life and campaigns of the Maid of Orleans.
The Fabulous Texan (1947) as Doctor Sharp
A couple of Confederate soldiers, returning home from the Civil War, find Texas transformed into an armed camp with a quasi-dictator gathering up land and power as fast as he can. The two former Rebels take on this despot each in his own way.
Road to Rio (1947) as Johnson
Another in the excellent Hope and Crosby 'Road To' series. Scat Sweeney, and Hot Lips Barton, two out of work musicians, stow away on board a Rio bound ship, after accidentally setting fire to the big top of a circus. They then get mixed up with a potential suicide Lucia, who first thanks them, then unexpectedly turns them over to the ship's captain. When they find out that she has been hypnotised, to go through a marriage of convenience, when the ship reaches Rio, the boys turn up at the ceremony, in order to stop the wedding, and to help catch the crooks.
The Sea of Grass (1947) as Judge White
Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy star as a husband and wife on America's frontier; farmers in a "sea of grass." The wife has an affair which produces a child, and she is ostracized from the community. Meanwhile, the farmers watch helplesslly as the sea of grass is exploited until it becomes a dustbowl.
Strangler of the Swamp (1946) as Christian Sanders
A number of swamp land men have died by strangulation and the inhabitants believe that an innocent man they hanged is seeking revenge on all of the male descendants of those responsible for his death. Maria (Rosemary La Planche), granddaughter of the innocent ferryman (Charles Middleton), decides to operate the ferry service. Chris Sanders (Blake Edwards), a son of one of the men (Robert Barratt) who did the hanging, and Maria fall in love. The "strangler" seizes Chris and Maria offers her life if Chris is spared.
Just Before Dawn (1946) as Clyde Travers
A criminal psychologist is tricked into injecting a diabetic with poison instead of insulin.
Road to Utopia (1946) as Sperry
Two song-and-dance men on the run masquerade as killers during the Alaskan gold rush.
The Time of Their Lives (1946) as Maj. Andre Putnam
Two ghosts from the Revolutionary War haunt a house until they can clear their names of treason charges.
Magnificent Doll (1946) as Mr. John Payne
Dolly Payne is adored by two leaders of the fledgling American government, James Madison and Aaron Burr. She plays each against the other, not only for romantic reasons, but also to influence the shaping of the young country. By manipulating Burr's affections, she helps Thomas Jefferson win the presidency, and eventually she becomes First Lady of the land herself.
Sunset Pass (1946) as Rand Curtis
Rocky, a railway express officer is assigned to break up a train-robbery gang operating on the Arizona border.
Dangerous Millions (1946) as Hendrick Van Boyden
A shipping magnate hatches a plan for testing the worth of his heirs, none of whom he has ever seen. He summons them all to China, and lays psychological and physical snares in the part of each. Finding none of them worthy, he dismisses them all but does promise financial backing for an airline to Jack Clark (Kent Taylor.)
Dakota (1945) as Anson Stowe
In 1871, professional gambler John Devlin (John Wayne) elopes with Sandra "Sandy" Poli (Vera Ralston), daughter of Marko Poli (Hugo Haas), an immigrant who has risen to railroad tycoon. Sandy, knowing that the railroad is to be extended into Dakota, plans to use their $20,000 nest egg to buy land options to sell to the railroad at a profit. On the stage trip to Ft. Abercrombie, their fellow passengers are Jim Bender (Ward Bond) and Bigtree Collins (Mike Mazurki), who practically own the town of Fargo and Devlin is aware that they are prepared to protect the little empire...trying to drive out the farmers by burning their property, destroying their wheat, and blaming the devastation on the Indians. Continuing their journey north on the river aboard the "River Bird', Sandy and John meet Captain Bounce (Walter Brennan), an irascible old seafarer. Two of Bendender's henchmen, Slagin (Grant Withers) and Carp (Paul Fix), board the boat and relieve John of his $20,000 at gunpoint. Captain Bounce, chasing the robber's dinghy, wrecks his boat on a sandbar. At Fargo, the land wars begin and John teams with the wheat farmers against the Bender gang. Several attempts are made on his life and Collins tries to frame him for murder.
Grissly's Millions (1945) as Grissly Morgan Palmor
They Were Expendable (1945) as The General [Douglas MacArthur]
A Navy commander fights to prove the battle-worthiness of the PT boat at the start of World War II.
The Great John L. (1945) as Billy Muldoon
Wanderer of the Wasteland (1945) as Uncle James Collinshaw
Adam Larey is looking for the killer of his father when he was a boy. His only clue is a brand and he finds it when he runs into the Collinshaws. When he learns that Jim Collinshaw, now an old man and an invalid is the one, he is unable to kill him and leaves. But Eliot then kills Collinshaw and blames Adam and Adam finds himself in jail charged with the murder.
San Antonio (1945) as Colonel Johnson
A reformed rustler tracks down a band of cattle thieves and tries to reform a crooked dance-hall girl.
The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944) as Horace E. Bixby
Twain moves from Mississippi riverboats to the Gold Rush to literary immortality.
Enemy of Women (1944) as Heinrich Wallburg
Young Dr. Paul Joseph Goebbels (Paul Andor), an unsuccesful playright, is forced, in order to support himself, to take a position as tutor in the household of Herr Quandt (Ralph Morgan.) His first attempt to force himself upon women comes when he becomes interested in a young actress, Maria Brandt (Claudia Drake), daughter of Colonel Brandt (H.B. Warner)at whose home he is lodging. He is driven from the house by Colonel Brandt. That night, acting as an usher for a meeting of the new German Socialist Party, Goebbels hears Hitler speak, and becomes an ardent follower. He is made propaganda head, becomes known as the "Scoundrel of Berlin", and his machinations strike terror into the hearts of innocent girls. Maria Brandt, who is working as a bit player in a theatre in Hannover, again meets Goebbels. Through his efforts, although unknown to her, Maria is made an overnight star. He then procures a contract for her at the famous UFA studios of Berlin. Maria, who has become interested in a young doctor, Hans Traeger (Donald Woods), shuns Goebbels' attentions.
Johnny Come Lately (1943) as Bill Swain
They Came to Blow Up America (1943) as Captain Kranz
A government agent is assigned to join a hate group in order to gain information on their underground activities.
A Stranger in Town (1943) as Mayor [Jim] Connison
A Supreme Court justice on vacation takes on crooked small-town politicians.
Fall In (1943) as Colonel Elliott
An Army sergeant''''s photographic memory puts him in conflict with a Nazi spy.
Bomber's Moon (1943) as Ernst
American bomber pilot Captain Jeff Dakin (George Montgomery) is shot down on a bombing raid over German-held territory. As his crew bails out, Jeff sees his bombadier brother, Lt. Danny Dakin (Richard Graham), machine-gunned to death as he is drifting to earth. After being taken prisoner Jeff learns the name of the man who murdered his brother---Nazi ace Major Von Streicher (Martin Kosleck). In the concentration camp he begins a plan of escape with two other prisoners; Czech prisoner Captain Paul Husnik (Kent Taylor) and a young Russian doctor, Alexandra "Alec" Zoreisch (Annabella). The three escape during an air raid. Jeff begins to take a dislike to Paul over several incidents that arouse his suspicions. Actually Paul is Gestapo officer Paul van Brock who has engineered the escape in the hope that the Alec will lead him to the leaders of the underground movement. They manage to reach the home of a friend of Alec's father, where Paul reveals his true colors by killing the underground leader and calling the Gestapo. Jeff overpowers Paul and he and Alec escape and elude the Nazi agents. Reaching Holland, where plans have been set for their escape, Jeff learns that the plane in which he was shot down has been re-built by the Nazis for a mysterious flight to England. He refuses to take the boat with Alec and, disguised as a German soldier, learns the details of the flight plan and that the man who murdered his brother, Von Streicher, is to pilot the plane. Jeff steals a Nazi plane and heads for the English Channel to intercept Von Streicher.
The Girl from Alaska (1942) as Frayne
American Empire (1942) as Crowder
Parachute Battalion (1941) as Colonel Burke
Army men train for the parachute corps.
They Met in Argentina (1941) as Don Enrique O'Shea
An oil tycoon's representative finds love when he tries to buy a South American race horse.
Riders of the Purple Sage (1941) as Judge [Frank] Dyer
Go West (1940) as "Red" Baxter
Three zanies tackle outlaws and Indians when they head westward.
Captain Caution (1940) as Capt. Dorman
When a ship''''s captain dies at war, his daughter takes command.
Northwest Passage (1940)
True story of Rogers' Rangers and their fight to open up new frontiers for Colonial America.
Laddie (1940) as Mr. [John] Stanton
Fugitive from a Prison Camp (1940) as Chester Russell
The Man from Dakota (1940) as Parson Summers
A Yankee soldier becomes a spy with the help of a beautiful woman.
Union Pacific (1939) as Duke Ring
A crooked politician tries to stop construction of the first intercontinental railroad.
Charlie Chan in Honolulu (1939) as Captain Johnson
The Asian detective discovers a murder on a ship bound for Hawaii.
The Return of the Cisco Kid (1939) as Sheriff McNally
Cisco is attracted to Ann Carver and is soon involved in her and her Grandfather's problems. Sheriff McNally has taken their money, their deed, and thrown them in jail. After breaking them out he makes a deal to buy back their land from McNally and to get the money he and his comrades rob the bank. When time for the payoff arrives, McNally has his men ready to nab him but Cisco has a surprise for McNally.
Colorado Sunset (1939) as Doc [Rodney] Blair
Gene and his buddies discover that the ranch they bought is really a dairy farm. And worse, it's subject to intimidation from a protection racket that prevents dairy products from safely reaching the market.
The Cisco Kid and the Lady (1939) as Jim Harbison
Just as Harbison kills a miner, Cisco and Gordito arrive and the dying miner rips his map into three pieces. Harbison tries to get the other two pieces but Cisco continues to outwit him. When Cisco takes the map from Billie who took it from Harbison, she identifies him and he is jailed. Having a change of heart she has a plan to get him out and he has a plan to trap Harbison.
Man of Conquest (1939) as David Crockett
Bad Lands (1939) as Sheriff [Bill Cummings]
Indians pick off the members of a posse lost in the desert.
Conspiracy (1939) as Tio
A shipment of poisonous gas is delivered for use in a mythical Central American country.
Heritage of the Desert (1939) as Andrew Naab
John Abbott (Donald Woods) returns to the desert land he owns, and after being wounded by hired gunman Chick Chance (Paul Fix), he is befriended by rancher Andrew Naab (Robert Barrat) and his son, Marvin (Russell Hayden). Naab's daughter, Marian (Evelyn Venable), falls in love with John but is about to marry Snap Thornton (Paul Guilfoyle) to keep a promise made by her father. She runs away on her wedding day but is captured and held hostage by outlaw Henry Holderness (c. Henry Gordon). John, the Naabs and fellow ranchers rush to her rescue.
Allegheny Uprising (1939) as Duncan
Colonial settlers fight the corrupt British in the days before the American Revolution.
The Buccaneer (1938) as Captain Brown
French pirate Jean Lafitte tries to redeem his name helping the U.S. in the War of 1812.
The Texans (1938) as [Major] Isaiah Middlebrack
Breaking the Ice (1938) as William Decker
Marie Antoinette (1938) as Citizen-officer
Lavish biography of the French queen who "let them eat cake."
Penitentiary (1938) as Captain Grady
Shadows over Shanghai (1938) as Igor Sargoza
Forbidden Valley (1938) as Ramrod Locke
Torchy Blane, the Adventurous Blonde (1937) as
Reporter Torchy Blane walks out on her own wedding to solve the case of a murdered actor.
The Life of Emile Zola (1937) as Major Walsin-Esterházy
The famed writer risks his reputation to defend a Jewish army officer accused of treason.
Confession (1937) as Prosecuting attorney
A glamorous singer commits murder to protect her daughter's virtue.
Love Is on the Air (1937) as J. D. Harrington
A crusading radio reporter takes on civic corruption.
Mountain Justice (1937) as Jeff Harkins
A young lawyer defends a hillbilly girl who killed her father in self defense.
Draegerman Courage (1937) as Martin Crane
After a mine cave in, the rescue crew risks their lives to search for two trapped miners.
The Bad Man of Brimstone (1937) as "Hank" Summers
An old bandit reforms when he meets his long-lost son.
The Barrier (1937) as John Gale
Black Legion (1937) as Brown
A disgruntled factory worker is lured into joining a secret society out to terrorize foreigners.
God's Country and the Woman (1937) as Jefferson Russett
A lady lumberjack falls for one of her workers, not realizing it's a business rival in disguise.
I Married a Doctor (1936) as Meis Valborg
An idealistic city girl moves to the country with her doctor husband.
The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936) as Count Igor Volonoff
Two brothers love the same woman at a perilous Indian outpost.
Sons O' Guns (1936) as Pierre
A song-and-dance man gets caught up in war and espionage.
The Last of the Mohicans (1936) as Chingachgook
A frontier scout rescues the daughters of a British colonial commander from renegades.
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine (1936) as Buck Falin
The Country Doctor (1936) as MacKenzie
Mary of Scotland (1936) as Norton
Biography of the flighty Scottish queen who was brought down by love.
Exclusive Story (1936) as [Martin] Werther
A newspaper''s attorney tries to get the goods on the numbers racket.
Trailin' West (1936) as Abraham Lincoln
A singing secret agent tracks down renegades at President Lincoln''''s request.
Bordertown (1935) as Padre
An ambitious Mexican-American gets mixed up with his boss's neurotic wife.
Captain Blood (1935) as Wolverstone
After being unjustly sentenced to prison, a doctor escapes and becomes a notorious pirate.
Village Tale (1935) as Drury Stevenson
Gossipmongers, bigots, Babbitts, and hypocrites gather around the cracker barrel to destroy the lives of the innocent. The peaceful Scott is victimized as a result of his unfulfilled love for Hohl's wife, Johnson. Through innuendo and deceit, the yokels drive Hohl to make an unsuccessful attempt on Scott's life in the belief the latter has cuckolded him. During brief intervals of boredom, they also conspire to drive another townsman to suicide.
Dr. Socrates (1935) as Dr. Ginder
A small-town doctor gets mixed up with gangsters.
Dressed to Thrill (1935) as Gaston Dupont
Stranded (1935) as Stanislaus Janauschek
A Traveler's Aid worker who delights in solving people's problems gets mixed up with gangsters.
Murder Man (1935) as Robins
A hard-drinking reporter specializes in murder cases, until he becomes a suspect in one himself.
The Florentine Dagger (1935) as The Captain
A playwright descended from the Borgias becomes a murder suspect.
While the Patient Slept (1935) as Adolphe [Federie]
A nurse investigates murder at a mysterious mansion.
Moonlight on the Prairie (1935) as Buck [Cantwell]
An unemployed rodeo star takes on cattle rustlers.
Devil Dogs of the Air (1935) as Commandant
Two Marine pilots vie for romance and glory.
Special Agent (1935) as Head of the Internal Revenue Dept.
A government agent poses as a newspaperman to get the goods on a mobster.
Fog over Frisco (1934) as Thorne
A San Francisco heiress discovers her sister is hanging out with gangsters.
The Firebird (1934) as Halasz
A young girl''''s secret romance is exposed when her lover is murdered.
Housewife (1934) as Sam Blake
Success could spell divorce for an advertising writer.
Dark Hazard (1934) as Tex [Willis]
A compulsive gambler loses everything.
A Very Honorable Guy (1934) as Dr. Snitzer
A gambler sells his body to science to pay his debts.
The St. Louis Kid (1934) as Farmer Benson
A hotheaded truck driver gets mixed up in a labor dispute.
Hi Nellie! (1934) as [Beau] Brownell
A crusading newspaper editor keeps digging into corruption, even when he''s forced to write advice to the lovelorn.
Return of the Terror (1934) as Pudge [Walker]
I Am a Thief (1934) as Baron Von Kampf
A man dodges jewel thieves while carrying a fortune in diamonds on the Orient Express.
Friends of Mr. Sweeney (1934) as Alex [Romanoff]
A mild-mannered reporter learns to stand up for himself.
Here Comes the Navy (1934) as Commander Denny
A cocky naval cadet clashes with an old friend serving with him.
Gambling Lady (1934) as Mike Lee
Two gamblers fall in love but one is already married to a possible murderer.
Massacre (1934) as Dawson
A college-educated Sioux goes to Washington to fight for his people''s rights.
Midnight Alibi (1934) as Angie [the Ox Morley]
An elderly recluse shelters a gambler on the run from bogus murder charges.
Big Hearted Herbert (1934) as Jim [Lawrence]
A plumber''''s business success makes him neglect his family.
The Dragon Murder Case (1934) as [Rudolph] Stamm
Society sleuth Philo Vance looks into a murder near a mysterious "dragon pool."
Wonder Bar (1934) as Capt. Von Ferring
The denizens of a Parisian night club deal with murder and romance.
Upper World (1934) as Commissioner Clark
A wealthy man escapes his wife's social pretensions in the arms of a burlesque queen.
I Sell Anything (1934) as McPherson
A small-time auctioneer tries to break into society.
King of the Jungle (1933) as Joe Nolan
From Headquarters (1933) as Anderzian
A police lieutenant uses scientific methods to solve a decadent playboy's murder.
The Mayor of Hell (1933) as Mr. Smith
A racketeer goes straight to run a reform school.
Picture Snatcher (1933) as Grover
An ex-con brings his crooked ways to a job as a news photographer.
Heroes for Sale (1933) as Max
A veteran fights drug addiction to make his way in the business world.
The Devil's in Love (1933) as Major Bertran
Baby Face (1933) as Nick Powers
A beautiful schemer sleeps her way to the top of a banking empire.
I Loved a Woman (1933) as Charles Lane
A Chicago meat-packer tries to keep a rein on his social-climbing wife.
Secret of the Blue Room (1933) as Paul
Twenty years after 3 murders occur in a castle's "blue room", three men who each want to marry a beautiful girl decide to spend a night in the room to prove their bravery to her.
Ann Carver's Profession (1933) as Mr. Simmons
A female lawyer is torn between her career and her husband''''s ego.
The Silk Express (1933) as Calhoun
A young silk importer fights off threats to his cargo during a perilous train ride.
Wild Boys of the Road (1933) as Judge White
An impoverished girl masquerades as a boy to run with a gang of young hobos.
Captured! (1933) as The Commandant
While in a POW camp, a man discovers his best friend was his wife's lover.
The Kennel Murder Case (1933) as Archer Coe
Society sleuth Philo Vance investigates a murder tied to a Long Island dog show.
Lilly Turner (1933) as Fritz
After unwittingly marrying a bigamist, a pregnant woman faces many trials on the road to romance.
The Wonder Man (1920) as Alan Gardner
Her Own Way (1915) as Lieutenant Richard Coleman

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