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Also Known As: Died: August 11, 1963
Born: October 16, 1879 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Cozaddale, Ohio, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Girl with an Itch (1958) as Gramps
Davy Crockett and the River Pirates (1956) as Cap'N Cobb
After competing in a river boat race, Davy Crockett and Mike Fink join forces to fight pirates.
The Kentuckian (1955) as Pilot
A backwoodsman and his son fight to build a new home in Texas.
Ten Wanted Men (1955) as Tod Grinnel
A cattleman''s dream of law and order is threatened by the ambitions of a ruthless rival.
The Twinkle in God's Eye (1955) as Prospector
Reverend Macklin is headed for Lodestone where his father was killed 25 years before when the Indians burnt down the church. He plans to rebuild the church and minister to the people, but all he seems to do is stop the gambling at the Silver Palace Saloon. Marty wants him to build on the other side of town and will finance the new church if Macklin moves, but he will not. When Marty is robbed by a gang of outlaws one of them hides the money in the church altar. Macklin finds that he has been ordered to San Diego due to his lack of accomplishment, and it might take a miracle for him to stay.
The Boy from Oklahoma (1954) as Pop Pruty
A mild mannered law student doesn''''t know what he''''s in for when he gets himself elected sheriff in a frontier town run by an outlaw gang.
The Stranger Wore a Gun (1953) as Jim Martin
A gold robber tries to reform in the middle of a big heist.
Captive of Billy the Kid (1952) as Skeeter Davis
Five people have a part of the map to the treasure of Billy the Kid. Stanley kills Howard to get his piece. Marshal Rocky Lane poses as a crook and takes the other four pieces figuring the killer will contact him. But Stanley knows he is a Marshal and sets a trap to nab him.
Hangman's Knot (1952) as Plunkett
Rebel soldiers raid a Union gold shipment, then learn the Civil War has been over for a month.
Man in the Saddle (1951) as Pay Lankershim
A farmer turns to violence when a land baron threatens him.
Silver City Bonanza (1951) as Townsman
Blind Pete Horne (Harry Lauter) knows the location of the Lost Spanish Silver Lode, but is knifed before he can tell anyone. His seeing eye dog, Duke, brings Rex Allen (Rex Allen) and Gabriel Horne (Buddy Ebsen)to Pete's lifeless body. They set out to find the killer and run into trouble near Silver City, Arizona, when they rescue Katie McIntosh (Mary Ellen Kay) from a gang that is chasing her buckboard. She asks Rex and Gabriel to stay and help her on her ranch. Following an attempt to drive off her cattle, Rex finds a clue to the strange secret behind Pete's murder - a tiny brass fitting which Rex discovers is part of a Navy diver's equipment. Tying this up with stories he has heard about "the ghost in armor" who rises from the lake on Katie's ranch at night, Rex comes to the conclusion that the lost lode is under the lake. Pete, who had been a Navy diver in the war, had recognized the sound of a pump as the crooks, led by Monk Monroe (Bill Kennedy), dived to search for the mine entrance.
Gold Raiders (1951) as Doc Mason
In this comedy western, the Three Stooges star as traveling salesmen who work with a frontier insurance agent to stop a gang of gold thieves.
Harvey (1950) as Herman
A wealthy eccentric prefers the company of an invisible six-foot rabbit to his family.
Joe Palooka Meets Humphrey (1950) as Mr. Edwards
Joe Palooka (Joe Kirkwood Jr). and Anne Howe (Pamela Blake) go to Harrow Hot Springs to spend their honeymoon and shortly after they arrive, Humphrey Pennyworth (Robert Coogan), good-natured, small-town blacksmith, who has repaired their car, arrives and explains that he always guarantees his work for 30 days and wants to be on hand to ensure the motor works okay. Before long, Joe is matched in a benefit bout with Johnson, but the latter is replaced by Humphrey after being kayoed by him after he insulted Joe. Johnson's manager, Belden (Jerome Cowan), quickly tries to arrange to manage Humphrey, but Joe's manager Knobby Walsh (Leon Errol) realizes that Humphrey's amazing super strength is a menace to Joe's career, so he poses as English fight manager Lord Cecil Poole and takes over the management of Humphrey. Belden has a couple of his henchmen kidnap Poole/Walsh.
Deputy Marshal (1949) as Doc Allen Vinson
A few minutes before he is killed by an unseen gunman using a split-butt rifle, in a saloon in Tumult, Wyoming, railway employee Harley Masters (Wheaton Chambers) gives a secret map to Deputy Marshal Ed Garry (Jon Hall.) Garry is questioned about the murder by Master's niece Janet (Frances Langford); her cousin Bill Masters (Russell Hayden); the town big-shot, Joel Benton (Dick Foran) and Doc Vinson (Clem Bevans). Garry meets Claire Benton (Julie Bishop) when her brother and his henchman Eli Cressett (Joe Sawyer) question Garry about the map. Garry accuses Cressett of being one of the two wanted men he is seeking. Cressett, aided by Benton, escapes from jail. Garry and Janet find a split-butt rifle near where one of her hands was killed in a rustling raid. They take it to town and Garry telegraphs the Winchester Arms Company and asks the name of the purchaser based on their serial number records. Cressett meets with Bill Masters, the real leader of the gang, and is offered more money if he will kill Benton. He agrees, but intends to double-cross Masters.
Highway 13 (1949) as "Pops" Lacy
The Gal Who Took the West (1949) as Hawley as old timer
Streets of Laredo (1949) as Pop Lint
Texas, 1878: cheerful outlaw-buddies Jim, Lorn and Wahoo rescue spunky orphan Rannie Carter from rustling racketeers, then are forced to separate. Lorn goes on to bigger and better robberies, while Jim and Wahoo are (at first reluctantly) maneuvered into joining the Texas Rangers. For friendship's sake, the three try to keep out of direct conflict, but a showdown begins to look inevitable. And Rannie, now grown into lovely young womanhood, must choose between Lorn and Jim.
Big Jack (1949) as Saltlick Joe
A pair of thieves swindle their way through the gay ''''90s.
Tell It to the Judge (1949) as Roogle
To win back her husband, a divorcee pretends to be married to a loser.
Portrait of Jennie (1949) as Capt. Catch Cobb
An artist discovers his gift when he falls for a beautiful ghost.
Loaded Pistols (1949) as Jim Hedge
The only Gene Autry film where the leading lady, Barbara Britton, is equally billed above the title as the co-star, thereby knocking his horse Champion out of the honors, if one chooses to overlook the 1941 novelty from 20th Century-Fox that had Jane Withers and Gene Autry above the title in that order. This Autry entry has Larry Evans (Russell Arms), whose gun had been used to kill rancher Ed Norton (Stanley Blystone) in a poker game, escaping a lynching party headed by ranchers Dave Randall (Jack Holt) and Bill Otis (Fred Kohler, Jr.) Norton's friend Gene Autry (Gene Autry), investigating on his own, discovers that Larry's gun had been put in the poker pot with the chips, after Larry had lost all of his money, and anyone could have used it when the lights went out. He finds Larry and his sister Mary Evans (Barbara Britton) in a hideaway, and sends Mary back to town and hides Larry in the cabin of miner Jim Hedge (Clem Bevans). Finding out that Randall and Don Mason (Robert Shayne) have tried to buy the Evans ranch, Gene decides to take a look at it. Hedge shows up and says he can't figure out what could be on the ranch that would be worth committing murder for. The needle on Hedge's compass begins to spin madly but before Gene can question the miner, Sheriff Cramer (Chill Wills) arrives and arrests Larry. Gene persuades Cramer to gather all the players in the murder-game together to re-enact the crime, with Gene taking Norton's chair and with Larry's gun on the table. Gene tells the assembled players he knows who killed Norton and why, and the lights go out and a shot is fired at Gene. The latter, who didn't ride into town on a turnip truck, has filled Larry's gun with blanks and covered the handle with graphite.
Rim of the Canyon (1949) as Loco John
Gene takes up where his dad left off, going after the baddies who took $30,000, returning twenty years later to the ghost town where they left the loot.
Relentless (1948) as Dad
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
The Paleface (1948) as Hank Billings
An inept dentist must rescue his outlaw wife from the Indians.
Texas, Brooklyn & Heaven (1948) as Capt. Lars Bjorn
Moonrise (1948) as Jake
When a murderer''''s son accidentally kills someone, he takes it on the lam.
Yankee Fakir (1947) as Shaggy Hartley, also known as Colonel Throckmorton J. Davis
Shortly after medicine show man Davis arives in town the local Border Patrolman is found dead and it is called an accident. Davis thinks it was murder but his snooping for information only gets him put into jail. Learning an old timer he grubstaked has found gold, he has him arrive posing as his millionaire uncle. He has him offer an unusual $50,000 reward for the town's worst person hoping it will lead to the identification of the killer.
Mourning Becomes Electra (1947) as Ira Mackel
Repressed passions and shameful secrets destroy a New England family.
Gallant Bess (1947) as Smitty
A soldier takes the Army horse that saved his life back to the farm.
The Yearling (1947) as Pa Forrester
A Florida boy's pet deer threatens the family farm.
The Millerson Case (1947) as Sheriff Akers
While on vacation, a criminal psychologist investigates a murder during a typhoid epidemic.
Wake Up and Dream (1946) as Henry Pecket
Henry Pecket (Clem Bevans) keeps a land-bound, home-made sloop in the backyard of his boarding house ran by widow Sara March (Charlotte Greenwood), who is tolerant of the fancied trips around the world taken by her "ancient mariner" boarder. Little Nella Cairn (Connie Marshall,)another boarder, is his constant companion on the sloop's "trips." When her brother, Jeff Cairn (John Payne), enlists in the Navy, Nella is sent to board with a cousin, but is unhappy and returns to the boarding house. Pecket sends for Jenny (June Haver), a waitress for Mr. Agrippa (Oliver Blake) at his lunchroom and sweetheart of Jeff. Pecket and Jenny together decide to take care of Nella, when she receives a telegram from the War Department advising that Jeff is missing in action. To console the young girl, Pecket tells her they'll sail out to a wonderful island he knows about where he is sure Jeff can be found. The widow March, incensed about gossip she hears that Pecket is entertaining women guests on his boat, sells it to Mr. Agrippa, who wants to make a hamburger stand out of it. He has a man install wheels on it and plans to tow it away the next day. Pecket, Jenny and Nella have a meeting on the boat, a storm blows up, and since the sails are set, the "Sara March" puts out to "sea,", where it becomes "reefed" in a haystack. A young itinerant dentist, Howard Williams (John Ireland), offers to tow them but runs out of gas just as they reach Dignman's Ferry. He suggests they launch the boat, and all hands, including Williams, who comes in handy when they encounter a scientist in need of dental work, set sail on an enchanted voyage for Pecket's rendezvous find Jeff.
Night Club Girl (1945) as Mayor
Captain Eddie (1945) as Jabez
WWI flyer Eddie Rickenbaker remembers his life which brought him from a car salesman, race driver and pilot in WWI, to an important person in the early years of civil airline service, after his plane crashed in the South Pacific in late 1942.
Grissly's Millions (1945) as Young Tom
Tall in the Saddle (1944) as Sam Haynes
A woman-hating cowboy signs on with a lady rancher.
Lady Bodyguard (1943) as Elmer Frawley
A.C.Baker (Anne Shirley), advertising executive for an insurance company, approaches test pilot Terry Moore (Eddie Albert) with a proposition that in return for using his picture and endorsement he will get a paid-for-a-year $1000 policy. High-risk Terry agrees. George MacAlister (Roger Pryor) fires his secretary, Miss Tracy (Mary Treen), just as she is typing up the policy and she, for spite, changes the amount from a thousand dollars to one million dollars. A.C. delivers the policy, without noticing the difference, to Terry at a party at the Frolics Club, a cheap joint wedged between a burlesque house and a flop house hotel. Three characters, an elderly hat-check "girl" known as Mother Hodges (Maude Eburne); Avery Jamieson (Raymond Walburn), a broken-down actor; and bartender Harry Gargan (Edward Brophy) are named beneficiaries. When the company discovers the error, A.C. is sent to get back the policy and, pending that, don't let Terry make any test flights.
Happy Go Lucky (1943) as Mr. Smith
To land a rich husband, golddigger Marjory Stuart goes to Trinidad posing as a debutante. Beach boy Pete promptly unmasks her, but offers to help her catch his enemy, yachtsman Alfred Monroe. Marjory's pal Bubbles turns out to be the old flame of Pete's pal Wally. All the well-planned efforts to land Monroe end in slapstick; then Wally's voodoo priestess landlady gives him a love potion that works...
The Kansan (1943) as Bridge-tender
A newly elected Marshall clashes with the banker who runs the town.
The Human Comedy (1943) as Henderson
A small-town telegraph boy deals with the strains of growing up during World War II.
The Woman of the Town (1943) as Buffalo Burns
The Forest Rangers (1942) as Terry McCabe
Ranger Don Stuart fights a forest fire with timber boss friend Tana 'Butch' Mason, and finds evidence of arson. He suspects Twig Dawson but can't prove it. Butch loves Don but he, poor fool, won't notice her as a woman; instead he meets socialite Celia in town and elopes with her. The action plot (Don's pursuit of the fire starter) parallels Tana's comic efforts to scare tenderfoot Celia back to the city.
Captains of the Clouds (1942) as Store-teeth Morrison
A mail flyer joins the Canadian air force for fun but has to prove his worth when he goes to war.
Fly-by-Night (1942) as Station guard
This Gun for Hire (1942) as Scissor grinder
A hired killer dodges police while tracking down the enemy agents who tried to frame him.
Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (1942) as Postman
In the shanty town called the Cabbage Patch, Mrs. Wiggs scrabbles for survival with her brood of children and hopes for the return of her husband, who left many years before.
Lucky Jordan (1942) as Gas station attendant
A racketeer struggles to adjust to military life after he''''s drafted.
Saboteur (1942) as Neilson
A young man accused of sabotage goes on the lam to prove his innocence.
Pacific Blackout (1941) as Night watchman
The Smiling Ghost (1941) as Sexton
A newswoman investigates a haunted house.
Sergeant York (1941) as Zeke
True story of the farm boy who made the transition from religious pacifist to World War I hero.
The Parson of Panamint (1941) as Crabapple Jones
Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940) as Ben Mattling
An exploration into the domestic and political life of this past president.
Gold Rush Maisie (1940) as Graybeard
A Brooklyn showgirl helps a poor family strike it rich.
Untamed (1940) as "Smokey" Moseby
Young Tom Edison (1940) as Mr. Waddell
As a precocious child, Tom Edison defies authority to develop his first inventions.
The Captain Is a Lady (1940) as Samuel Darby
When a sea captain has to send his wife to a women''''s home, he dresses as a lady to be with her.
20 Mule Team (1940) as Chuckwalla
A miner fights his way across Death Valley to beat out the competition.
Calling All Husbands (1940) as Judge Todd
A henpecked husband confronts the man his wife thinks she should have married.
Half a Sinner (1940) as Snuffy
Granny Get Your Gun (1940) as Smokey
An elderly woman turns sheriff to clear her granddaughter of murder charges.
She Couldn't Say No (1940) as Eli Potter
Opposing lawyers face off in court over a land deal only to wind up in each other''''s arms.
Wyoming (1940) as Pa McKinley
Outlaw pals are tempted to go straight.
Stand Up and Fight (1939) as Bum
A southern aristocrat clashes with a driver transporting stolen slaves to freedom.
Cowboy Quarterback (1939) as Lem
A football scout tries to get a legendary runner back into the game.
Yes, My Darling Daughter (1939) as Henry
A freethinker''''s liberal ways are tested when her daughter announces plans for a premarital fling.
Main Street Lawyer (1939) as Zeke
Night Work (1939) as Smokestack Smiley, the grandfather
Thunder Afloat (1939) as "Cap" Finch
An old sailor is duped into joining the Navy, where he runs into a longtime rival.
Ambush (1939) as Pop Stebbins
King of the Underworld (1939) as Third villager
A lady doctor gets mixed up with a criminal gang.
They Made Me a Criminal (1939) as Ticket taker
A young boxer flees to farming country when he thinks he's killed an opponent in the ring.
Dodge City (1939) as Charlie, barber
A soldier of fortune takes on the corrupt boss of a Western town.
Hell's Kitchen (1939) as Mr. Quil
An ex-con tries to help a group of hardened juvenile delinquents.
Maisie (1939) as Station agent
A Brooklyn showgirl tries to clear a ranch foreman of murder charges.
Outside These Walls (1939) as Smedley
The Kid from Kokomo (1939) as Jim
A fight manager decides his client needs a family for publicity purposes.
Zenobia (1939) as Sheriff
When he cures a circus elephant, a country doctor gets an unwanted friend.
Undercover Doctor (1939) as Sam Whitmore
Comet over Broadway (1938) as [Lem] Benson
A stage star's rampant ambition leads to murder.
Of Human Hearts (1938) as Elder Massey
A rebellious son neglects his parents after enlisting in the Civil War.
Mr. Chump (1938) as Pop
A trumpeter''''s sure-fire moneymaking scheme backfires.
Tom Sawyer, Detective (1938) as Sheriff Slocum
Hold That Co-Ed (1938) as Judkins
While running for governor a politician aids a needy college by plotting to assure victory for their football team. Though to be a parody of Huey Long and his machine.
One Wild Night (1938) as Deaf old man
Valley of the Giants (1938) as Old man
A lumberman takes on pirates out to plunder the forest.
Young Fugitives (1938) as Benjie [Collins]
Old Joel Bentham (Harry Davenport) is awarded $50,000 as the last surviving Civil War veteran in his part of the country. His fellow townsmen in Cleardale are more than willing to help him spend it, but he remembers their neglectful years and decides to spend it as he sees fit. He offers a home to Meg (Dorothea Kent) who has been forced into a hobo life by economic stress and also takes in Ray Riggins (Robert Wilcox), wild young grandson of a war comrade. He promises to make Ray his heir, against the advice of his servant, Benjie Collins (Clem Bevans.) Ray plans, with the aid of some former criminal pals, to rob the old man but changes his mind and is fighting a losing battle against the crooks when a corps of American Legion men, coming to escort Joel to a train, mops up the robbers.
Riding on Air (1937) as The sheriff
Idol of the Crowds (1937) as Andy Moore
Johnny Hanson wants to make enough money to enlarge his chicken farm. He does this through hockey. Gangsters get involved in trying to get him to throw a championship game, even lining up a woman to help steer him their way.
Angel's Holiday (1937) as Sheriff
The Toast of New York (1937) as Panhandler
A 19th century con artist rises from medicine shows to Wall Street.
Big City (1937) as Grandpa Sloan
An honest cab driver fights against corruption.
Come and Get It (1936) as Gunnar Gallagher
Years after deserting his true love, a lumber tycoon vies with his son for her daughter''''s hand.
Rhythm on the Range (1936) as Gilda Bend
A cowboy falls for his boss, a beautiful lady ranch owner.
Way Down East (1935) as "Doc" Wiggin

Cast (short)

People on Paper (1945)
This short film provides a history of comic strips, with clips of various cartoonists at work.
Yankee Doodle Goes to Town (1939)
This patriotic short film provides a brief history of American democracy.
Northward, Ho! (1939)
This promotional short for "Northwest Passage" (1940) presents how a movie studio must often prepare a remote location before shooting can begin for a film.
Miracle Money (1938)
This short film focuses on doctors that scam patients into believing they have cancer.

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