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Also Known As: Died: February 4, 1958
Born: February 5, 1891 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Washington, Washington D.C., USA Profession: director, actor, film editor, editor, producer, writer

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Michael Patrick Bell worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. He began his entertainment career in voice acting with several television roles, including "The All-New Popeye Hour" (1978-1981), "The Heathcliff and Dingbat Show" (ABC, 1980-81) and "Trollkins" (CBS, 1981-82). He also appeared in "Super Sunday" (1985-86). In the nineties, Bell devoted his time to various credits, such as "The Eighth Annual Genesis Awards" "Little Indian, Big City" with Thierry Lhermitte (1996) and "Mysteries of Asia" (TLC, 1998-99). He also worked on "SpongeBob SquarePants" (Nickelodeon, 1998), "The Brady Bunch: The E! True Hollywood Story" (E! Networks, 1998-99) and "Medal of Honor" (TNT, 1999-2000). Most commonly known for his voice work, Bell also acted in "Dropping Out" (2000) and "Surviving Christmas" (2004) with Ben Affleck. Most recently, Bell voiced characters in "Turbo FAST" (2013-).

Michael Patrick Bell worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. He began his entertainment career in voice acting with several television roles, including "The All-New Popeye Hour" (1978-1981), "The Heathcliff and Dingbat Show" (ABC, 1980-81) and "Trollkins" (CBS, 1981-82). He also appeared in "Super Sunday" (1985-86). In the nineties, Bell devoted his time to various credits, such as "The Eighth Annual Genesis Awards" "Little Indian, Big City" with Thierry Lhermitte (1996) and "Mysteries of Asia" (TLC, 1998-99). He also worked on "SpongeBob SquarePants" (Nickelodeon, 1998), "The Brady Bunch: The E! True Hollywood Story" (E! Networks, 1998-99) and "Medal of Honor" (TNT, 1999-2000). Most commonly known for his voice work, Bell also acted in "Dropping Out" (2000) and "Surviving Christmas" (2004) with Ben Affleck. Most recently, Bell voiced characters in "Turbo FAST" (2013-).

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DIRECTOR:

1.
  China's Little Devils (1945) Director
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  Downstairs (1932) Director
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  Personal Maid (1931) Director
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  Up for Murder (1931) Director
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  Young Man of Manhattan (1930) Director
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  East Is West (1930) Director
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  Bellamy Trial (1929) Director
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  After Midnight (1927) Director
10.
  Man, Woman, and Sin (1927) Director

CAST: (feature film)

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 The Pilgrim (1923) Policeman
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wife:
Betty Lawford.

Contributions

TLS ( 2006-05-10 )

Source: The Stars of Hollywood Forever: 1901-2006

Starting as a journalist in Washington DC, Bell later played on stage and entered films in 1923 as an actor. Charlie Chaplin employed Bell as an editor and assistant director. Bell is known for directing Greta Garbo's first American film, "The Torrent." He worked with Paramount serving as head of production at the Astoria studio in New York. Bell was married for a brief time to actress Betty Lawford, mother of actor Peter Lawford.

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