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Also Known As: Died: January 26, 1991
Born: July 8, 1917 Cause of Death: lymphoma
Birth Place: Denver, Colorado, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

The Andromeda Strain (1971) as Secretary of State
Scientists race to find the cure for a deadly space virus.
Chisum (1970) as Dudley
A cattle baron enlists Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid to help him fight a land war.
Mutiny in Outer Space (1965) as
An expedition to the lunar ice caves contracts a deadly moon-fungus. Stopping en route they contaminate a space station with the fungus, which soon begins to take over the entire place.
Jungle Heat (1957) as Roger McRae
The Amazing Colossal Man (1957) as Lt. Col. Glenn Manning
Lt. Col. Glenn Manning is inadvertently exposed to a plutonium bomb blast at Camp Desert Rock. Though burned over 90% of his body, he survives, and begins to grow in size. As he grows, his heart and circulatory system fail to keep pace with his growth, and he is gradually losing his mind as a result of reduced blood supply to his brain. He reaches 50 feet tall before his growth is stopped. By this time he has become insane. He escapes and wreaks havoc upon Las Vegas before he is finally stopped.
Outlaw Treasure (1955) as Sam Casey [also known as Black Jack]
The Big Chase (1954) as Pete Grayson
99 River Street (1953) as Lloyd Morgan
A taxi driver gets mixed up with jewel thieves.
One Girl's Confession (1953) as Johnny
Another of the "Fate and Irony" films from director-writer-producer-actor Hugo Hass but this one has less hair-shirt torment than most of his offerings, although his camera, as usual, lingers provocatively on the contours of the leading lady and, in this case, the leading lady is more than well-contured. Mary Adams (the well-contured Cleo Moore) works in a tawdry waterfront restuarant where the owner not only maltreats her, he also cheated her father out of a fortune years ago. The owner acquires $25,000 in an illegal transaction, which Mary promptly steals, hides, confesses her crime and serves a short sentence. Freed, she goes to work in a restaurant owned by Dragomie Damitrod (Hugo Hass) and when he gets into trouble over a gambling debt she offers to help him by telling him where the $25,000 is hidden and she will loan him the amount he needs. But circumstances indicate that he has stolen all of the money and she clouts him on the head with a whiskey bottle, apparently killing him. She then learns that he didn't steal the money, digs it up and donates it to an orphanage and then surrenders to the police where she learns that Damitrod is not dead. Well,dang. But all is not lost as she seems to be heading for matrimony with fisherman Johnny (Glenn Langan), who has been hanging around romancing her at her various jobs between jail stints.
Hangman's Knot (1952) as Capt. Petersen
Rebel soldiers raid a Union gold shipment, then learn the Civil War has been over for a month.
The Iroquois Trail (1950) as Capt. Jonathan West
A frontiersman helps the British fight off French invaders and double-dealing Indians.
Treasure of Monte Cristo (1949) as Edmund Dantes
This modern tale borrows from an old story in establishing Langan, who works on a ship that docks in San Francisco, as a descendant of the Count of Monte Cristo. Crooked Lawyer Brodie sets up a scheme to get at the treasure of Langan's famed ancestor, and using the beautiful blonde Jergens, tries to lure Langan into a trap. Langan proves worthy of his heritage, using a gun instead of a sword, and wins legitimately both his forturne and Jergens.
Fury at Furnace Creek (1948) as Rufe Blackwell, also known as Sam Gilmore
The Snake Pit (1948) as Dr. Terry
A young woman tries to recover her sanity in a corrupt mental institution.
Forever Amber (1947) as Rex Morgan
In seventeenth-century England, Amber St. Clair aims to raise herself from country girl to nobility, and succeeds, but loses her true love in the process.
The Homestretch (1947) as Bill Van Dyke III
A film that qualifies as a Travelogue Documentary in that it contains footage of world-famous race tracks such as England's Ascot, Palermo in South America, and Churchill Downs, Jamaica, Aqueduct, Hollywood Park, Santa Anita, Belmont, Hialeah, Arlington and Saratoga in the United States, and since it begins in London in 1938, the Coronation of the King. Jock Wallace (Cornel Wilde), an easy-going and rootless horse lover, is taken to task by Leslie Hale (Maureen O'Hara), who thinks he has swindled her Aunt Helen (Ethel Griffies) on the purchase of a horse. He finds out that she is engaged to Bill Van Dyke (Glenn Langan), a young diplomat, and follows her to London , entering the horse he acquired from Aunt Helen in the famed Ascot Gold Cup. Jock and Leslie fall in love and are married on a boat to South America. In Buenos Aires, Leslie is jealous of Kitty Brant (Helen Walker), an old flame of Jock's. Leslie wants Jock to settle down on his Maryland farm to raise and sell race horses, but he has too much gypsy in his blood and wants to follow the race-track circuit. They separate and he gives Leslie the horse that brought them together, and he hits the road. Leslie and old-time trainer "Doc" Ellbourne (James Gleason) then proceed to win race after race with the horse. Jock, contrite and converted, returns to his old homestead and begins training another horse. Will his horse beat her horse?
Sentimental Journey (1946) as Judson
An actress becomes fatally ill and adopts an orphan so that her husband will not be alone once she has died.
Dragonwyck (1946) as Dr. Jeff Turner
A farm girl signs on as governess in a gloomy mansion.
Margie (1946) as Prof. Ralph Fontayne
A brainy school girl falls apart over a new, handsome teacher.
A Bell for Adano (1945) as Lt. Livingstone
A major and his men attempt to restore order to the war-torn Italian town of Adano.
Hangover Square (1945) as Eddie Carstairs
A composer who can't control his creative temperament turns to murder.
In the Meantime, Darling (1944) as Lt. Larkin
A young bride who comes from a rich family has a hard time adjusting to life in a boarding house with other soldiers and their wives. Her spoiled ways cause resentment from the other wives and problems with her husband.
Four Jills in a Jeep (1944) as Capt. Stewart
Something for the Boys (1944) as Lt. Ashley Crothers
The oddly-assorted Hart cousins: revue singer Blossom, con man Harry, and machinist Chiquita (who gets radio through her teeth!), inherit southern plantation Magnolia Manor, which alas proves to be a "termite trap" and tax liability. Fortunately, Sgt. Rocky Fulton from a nearby army camp appears with a plan to convert the place to a hotel for army wives; but to pay bills until then, they decide to put on a show. Of course, romantic and military complications intervene...
Wing and a Prayer (1944) as Executive officer
An aircraft carrier is sent on a decoy mission around the Pacific, with orders to avoid combat, thus lulling Japanese alertness before the battle of Midway. All the men have their individual worries and concerns, but become increasingly frustrated at their avoidance of combat, for reasons unknown to them. But in the end, all get their chance to fight.
Riding High (1943) as Jack Holbrook
Espionage Agent (1939) as Student
American spies try to steal Nazi secrets from a moving train.
Everybody's Hobby (1939) as Ranger
A hobby-mad family makes their obsessions pay off.
The Return of Dr. X (1939) as Intern
A murderer returns from the grave with a thirst for blood.

Cast (short)

Slapsie Maxie's (1939)
In this comedic short, a waiter accidentally knocks out a boxing champion leading to a humorous "rematch." Vitaphone Release 9384-9385.
The Bill of Rights (1939)
This short film dramatizes the birth of the American Bill of Rights. Vitaphone Release 9300-9301.

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