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Also Known As: Died: April 5, 1948
Born: January 1, 1886 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Runnels, Texas, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Fury at Furnace Creek (1948) as General Leeds
2.
Sitting Pretty (1948) as Mr. Ashcroft
An efficiency expert tries to prove his methods apply to child rearing.
3.
Deep Valley (1947) as Sheriff [Akers]
A farmer's daughter helps an escaped convict.
4.
My Favorite Brunette (1947) as Prison warden
A baby photographer mistaken for a private eye ends up framed for murder.
5.
To Each His Own (1946) as Dr. Hunt
A single mother gives up her son, then fights to remain a part of his life.
6.
Renegades (1946) as Nathan Brockway
A prominent citizen''''s daughter marries an outlaw''''s son.
7.
The Virginian (1946) as Judge Henry
Best friends become enemies when one signs on with a rustler.
8.
Perilous Holiday (1946) as Graeme
Based on a "serial" story by Robert Carson that ran in the Saturday Evening Post, this tale of an international counterfeiting-ring operating in Mexico starts with Patrick Nevil (Pat O'Brien)viewed as a suspicious character by newspaper woman Agnes Stuart (Ruth Warrick), who is working on a story to expose racketeering night-club owner Doc Lilley (Alan Hale.) She searches Lilley's home and finds the counterfeiting plates and thinks Nevil is part of the gang.
9.
Gallant Journey (1946) as Zachary Montgomery
An aviation pioneer fights his family's objections to invent a flying machine.
10.
Along Came Jones (1945) as Luke Packard
A mild-mannered cowboy is mistaken for a notorious outlaw.
11.
Nine Girls (1944) as Capt. [Addison] Brooks
When a sorority girl is found murdered, her classmates set out to solve the case.
12.
Air Force (1943) as Colonel
A bomber crew sees World War II action over the Pacific.
13.
No Time for Love (1943) as President of construction company
A sophisticated reporter hires the construction worker she accidentally got fired.
14.
The Ox-Bow Incident (1943) as Sheriff Risley
A loner gets caught up in a posse's drive to find and hang three suspected rustlers.
15.
Background to Danger (1943) as McNamara
An American gets caught up in wartime action in Turkey.
16.
Juke Girl (1942) as Mister Just
A migrant laborer becomes a champion of farm workers'''' rights.
17.
Sullivan's Travels (1942) as Judge
A filmmaker masquerades as a hobo to get in touch with the little people.
18.
Wake Island (1942) as Colonel Cameron
Marines stationed in the Pacific fight off the Japanese during World War II.
19.
The Monster and the Girl (1941) as Lieutenant Strickland
A wrongly executed man seeks revenge on the mobsters who framed him after his brain is placed into the body of an ape.
20.
I Wanted Wings (1941) as Judge advocate
Story follows the training and personal lives of three recruits in the Army Air Corps --- a wealthy playboy, a college jock and an auto mechanic. Love interest is supplied by a female photographer and a sultry blonde.
21.
Men of the Timberland (1941) as [Tim] MacGregor
22.
Night of January 16th (1941) as Inspector Donegan
The story revoles around three people; Tycoon Bjorn Faulkner (Nils Asther), who is being called upon by his board of directors to explain a missing $20,000,000; Kit Lane (Ellen Drew), his secretary who also has a personal interest; and Steve Van Ruyle (Robert Preston), a sailor who has inherited a position on Faulkner's board of directors. Faulkner is (presumably) murdered, and Kit is falsely accused of the murder. Steve assumes the job of clearing her name.
23.
Texas (1941) as Wilson
Friendly cowhands end up on opposite sides of the law.
24.
Brigham Young--Frontiersman (1940) as Heber Kimball
Two young Mormons struggle to survive their people''''s journey to a new home in the West.
25.
Castle on the Hudson (1940) as Ragan
A hardened crook behind bars comes up against a reform-minded warden.
26.
Remember the Night (1940) as Francis X. O'Leary
An assistant D.A. takes a shoplifter home with him for Christmas.
27.
Lucky Cisco Kid (1940) as Judge McQuade
Cisco and Gordito arrive to find there is an outlaw operating in the area who is assumed to be the Cisco Kid. When a reward is offered for his capture and a large shipment of money goes out, Cisco is on hand. Seeing the gang rob the stage he goes after them only to be wounded. The gang leader leaves Cisco's handkerchief at the scene and now he is wanted for the murder he tried to break up.
28.
My Little Chickadee (1940) as Uncle John
A small-town seductress'''' romance with a masked bandit goes on hold when she''''s forced to marry a con artist.
29.
Each Dawn I Die (1939) as Lang
A crusading reporter becomes a hardened convict when he's framed.
30.
Union Pacific (1939) as Oake Ames
A crooked politician tries to stop construction of the first intercontinental railroad.
31.
Main Street Lawyer (1939) as Ralston
32.
Heritage of the Desert (1939) as Nebraska
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.
33.
Union Pacific (1939) as Oakes Ames
A crooked politician tries to stop construction of the first intercontinental railroad.
34.
Range War (1939) as Buck Collins
Buck Colins heads a group of local ranchers who are trying to prevent the railroad from completing its line through their property. Till now they have been able to charge tolls on herds passing through. Hoppy goes undercover to expose them.
35.
My Son Is a Criminal (1939) as Tim Halloran, Sr.
36.
Jesse James (1939) as Clarke
When a railroad agent kills their mother, Frank and Jesse James take up robbing banks and trains.
37.
Two Bright Boys (1939) as Clayton
38.
Island in the Sky (1938) as Walter Rhodes
District Attorney's investigator (Whalen) starts his honeymoon and a man is indicated for murder. His bride (Stuart) doubts the man's guilt and enlists the help of a former racketeer (Kelly) to find the real killer.
39.
Kentucky (1938) as Bob Slocum
A Romeo and Juliet love story set amidst horseracing.
40.
Gangs of New York (1938) as Inspector Sullivan
41.
Of Human Hearts (1938) as Recruiting officer
A rebellious son neglects his parents after enlisting in the Civil War.
42.
You and Me (1938) as Dayton
43.
Men with Wings (1938) as Major General Hadley
44.
Torchy Gets Her Man (1938) as Gilbert also known as $100 Bailey
Female reporter Torchy Blane tries to crack a counterfeiting case.
45.
Hot Water (1937) as Dr. Enfield
46.
That Girl from Paris (1937) as Immigration officer
A French opera star in hiding hooks up with a swing band.
47.
The Go Getter (1937) as Matt Peasley
A Navy veteran with one leg fights to make himself a success.
48.
Exclusive (1937) as Mr. Franklin
49.
The Last Gangster (1937) as Broderick
When a notorious gangster gets out of prison, he vows revenge on the wife who left him.
50.
Roaring Timber (1937) as Harrigan
51.
Larceny on the Air (1937) as "Mac" McDonald
52.
Park Avenue Logger (1937) as Ben Morton
Millioniare Curran, thinking his son too intellectual, sends him west to learn logging at one of his lumber camps. Unknown to his father, Grant Curan is a professional wrestler and easily able to handle the thugs that attack him at the lumber camp. This enables him to stay on the job and he soon undercovers how his father is being cheated by the local boss.
53.
This Is My Affair (1937) as George Andrews
A saloon singer tries to reform a gangster, not knowing he's really an undercover detective.
54.
John Meade's Woman (1937) as The governor
55.
Wanted! Jane Turner (1936) as Walter Davies
A postal detective tracks the gang that robbed a mail truck and killed the driver.
56.
Winterset (1936) as Policeman in the square
Immigrant radical Bartolomeo Romagna is falsely condemned and executed for a payroll robbery. Years later, his son Mio sets out to find the truth of the crime and to bring to account the gangster Trock Estrella.
57.
The Last of the Mohicans (1936) as Captain Winthrop
A frontier scout rescues the daughters of a British colonial commander from renegades.
58.
The Man Who Lived Twice (1936) as [Inspector] Logan
A criminal has plastic surgery done to change his identity but loses his memory during the operation.
59.
The Gorgeous Hussy (1936) as Secretary Ingham
President Andrew Jackson's friendship with an innkeeper's daughter spells trouble for them both.
60.
Three Godfathers (1936) as Reverend McLane
Three fugitives risk their lives to bring a newborn baby out of the desert to safety.
61.
Dangerous Waters (1936) as Bill MacKeechie
62.
I Married a Doctor (1936) as Guy Pollock
An idealistic city girl moves to the country with her doctor husband.
63.
The First Baby (1936) as Doctor Clarke
By the time daughter (Deane) and son-in-low (Downs) have their second child the mother-in-law (Gateson) learns not to be so domineering.
64.
Straight from the Heart (1935) as District Attorney
65.
Dante's Inferno (1935) as Inspector Harris
A carny builds a gambling empire at the expense of his family's wellbeing.
66.
Biography of a Bachelor Girl (1935) as Process server
A portrait painter is reunited with a lost love when her upcoming memoirs threaten his political career.
67.
Forced Landing (1935) as Martin Byrd
68.
O'Shaughnessy's Boy (1935) as [Dan] Hastings
A circus performer searches for the son his wife stole from him.
69.
Oil for the Lamps of China (1935) as Speaker
An American oil company representative almost sacrifices his marriage for his career.
70.
His Night Out (1935) as [J. J.] Trent
71.
Laddie (1935) as John Stanton
72.
The Old Homestead (1935) as Uncle Jed
73.
Black Fury (1935) as J. J. Welsh
A coal worker gets mixed up in the mob''''s efforts to infiltrate his union.
74.
Transient Lady (1935) as Ed Goring
75.
The Virginia Judge (1935) as Plato Jones
76.
Wild Gold (1934) as Boss at dam
77.
Upper World (1934) as Captain Reynolds
A wealthy man escapes his wife's social pretensions in the arms of a burlesque queen.
78.
Housewife (1934) as The judge
Success could spell divorce for an advertising writer.
79.
Mills of the Gods (1934) as Thomas
80.
Death on the Diamond (1934) as [Lieutenant] Cato
A rookie pitcher tries to stop someone from killing the St. Louis Cardinals.
81.
Dark Hazard (1934) as Fallen
A compulsive gambler loses everything.
82.
Whirlpool (1934) as [Judge] Morrison
An ex-convict tries to connect with the daughter who doesn't even know he exists.
83.
The Secret Bride (1934) as Rep. Grosvenor
A district attorney secretly marries the daughter of a man he's trying to convict.
84.
Heat Lightning (1934) as Everett Marshall
A lady gas station attendant gets mixed up with escaped murderers.
85.
Operator 13 (1934) as Captain [Cornelius] Channing
An actress signs up to spy for the Union, then falls for a Confederate officer.
86.
I'll Tell the World (1934) as Hardwick
87.
One Is Guilty (1934) as Wells Deveroux
88.
Two Alone (1934) as George Marshall
An orphan sent to work on a farm gets pregnant.
89.
Here Comes the Navy (1934) as Executive officer
A cocky naval cadet clashes with an old friend serving with him.
90.
Murder in the Private Car (1934) as Hanks [alias of Elwood Carson]
A speeding train becomes the setting for murder.
91.
Have a Heart (1934) as Schauber
A street vendor tries to help a dancing teacher who''''s lost the use of her legs.
92.
Let's Talk It Over (1934) as Doctor Preston
A young sailor saves a woman from drowning. The woman turns out to be a rich heiress; unfortunately for the sailor, she was only pretending to be drowning so that another young man she had her eye on would save her.
93.
Million Dollar Baby (1934) as Doctor
94.
Elinor Norton (1934) as Ranch foreman
95.
Gambling Lady (1934) as District Attorney
Two gamblers fall in love but one is already married to a possible murderer.
96.
Lady Killer (1933) as Conroy
A criminal on the run becomes a Hollywood movie star.
97.
The World Changes (1933) as Mr. Peterson
When a farmer strikes it rich in business, success goes to his head.
98.
Ever in My Heart (1933) as
During World War I, a woman suspects her husband of being a German spy.
99.
The Mad Game (1933) as Warden
Bootlegger Ed Carson is sent to prison. His old gang turns from liquor (now legal) to kidnapping. When they nab the son and daughter-in-law of the judge who sent Carson to prison, he is paroled to help in the capture.
100.
Frisco Jenny (1933) as Capt. of Police
A district attorney prosecutes his own mother for murder.
101.
Roman Scandals (1933) as Warren F. Cooper
102.
Supernatural (1933) as Warden
In New York city, Ruth Rogan is convicted of killing 3 of her lovers and sentenced to be executed. Meanwhile, lovely Roma Courtenay becomes a millionaire heiress when her brother dies. A spiritualist approaches Roma with an urgent message from her dead brother. He runs a rigged seance that doesn't convince Roma's boyfriend Grant but has Roma confused. Then unexpectedly, the executed Ruth Rogan's spirit takes control of Roma's body. Roma runs off with the fake spiritualist under Ruth Rogan's control. Grant desperately tries to track Roma down and return her soul.
103.
Central Airport (1933) as Havana manager
A World War I flyer can only find work as chauffeur to a lady sky diver.
104.
Another Language (1933) as Harry [Hallam]
A newlywed discovers that she and her husband''''s snobby family speak different languages.
105.
Trick for Trick (1933) as Dr. Frank Fitzgerald
106.
Tugboat Annie (1933) as [Red] Severn
A lady tugboat captain tries to help two young lovers come together.
107.
East of Fifth Avenue (1933) as Dr. Morgan
108.
Destination Unknown (1933) as Joe Shane
109.
Heroes for Sale (1933) as The sheriff
A veteran fights drug addiction to make his way in the business world.
110.
Wild Boys of the Road (1933) as Captain of detectives
An impoverished girl masquerades as a boy to run with a gang of young hobos.
111.
If I Had a Million (1932) as Fred
A dying tycoon selects his heirs at random, and each reacts differently to the good fortune.
112.
Doctor X (1932) as O'Halloran
A reporter investigates a series of cannibalistic murders at a medical college.
113.
Tom Brown of Culver (1932) as Captain White
114.
Guilty As Hell (1932) as Sergeant Alcock
115.
Steady Company (1932) as Pop Henley
116.
The Famous Ferguson Case (1932) as The sheriff
Two reporters interested in different stories write about a murder.
117.
The Gay Caballero (1932) as Major Lawrence Blount
Football star Ted Radcliffe goes west to manage an inherited cattle ranch. Empire builder and cattle thief Don Paco is hounded by El Coyote (who is really Don Bob) who now has a partner in Ted. Unfortunately Ted is also falling love with Don Paco's daughter Adela.
118.
Call Her Savage (1932) as Pete Springer
A Texas gal storms her way through life, brawling and boozing until her luck runs out, forcing her to learn the errors of her ways.
119.
Wild Girl (1932) as Red Pete
120.
Behind the Mask (1932) as [Captain E. J.] Hawkes
A Federal Agent goes undercover in prison to break up a drug syndicate.
121.
Rider of Death Valley (1932) as Bill Joyce
Rigby, Larribe, and Grant each have one third of Bill Joyce's map locating his gold mine. The three plus Joyce's sister Helen head for the mine. An accident with a runaway horse carrying supplies leaves them stranded in the desert with very little water.
122.
Virtue (1932) as Mackensie
A taxi driver falls for a sassy New York con girl.
123.
Born to Fight (1932) as Dad Kinney
124.
The Broken Wing (1932) as Sylvester Cross
125.
The Texas Bad Man (1932) as Milton Keefe
The Rangers have planted wanted posters of their man Tom Logan around hoping he can join the outlaw gang they are after. Robbing the stage ahead of the gang gets him in and he learns Keefe is the boss. When it's time for the big bank robbery Keefe puts Tom in charge but secretly tells a henchman to kill him during the holdup.
126.
Central Park (1932) as Captain of detectives
Small-town kids out to make it in the big city inadvertently get mixed up with gangsters.
127.
I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932) as Prison board chairman
A World War I veteran faces inhuman conditions when he's sentenced to hard labor.
128.
The Strange Love of Molly Louvain (1932) as Sergeant Murdock
A woman's bad taste in men leads to pregnancy out of wedlock.
129.
So Big (1932) as The doctor
A farmer's widow takes on the land and her late husband's tempestuous son.
130.
Murder by the Clock (1931) as Police captain
131.
Sooky (1931) as Dr. [Herbert] Skinner
132.
Shanghaied Love (1931) as Newman
133.
Skippy (1931) as Dr. [Herbert] Skinner
Boys from opposite sides of the track try to raise money for a dog license.
134.
Silence (1931) as Phil Powers
135.
Once a Sinner (1931) as Speaker at party
136.
Fair Warning (1931) as Tex Calder
137.
The Ruling Voice (1931) as Bailey
A powerful gangster goes soft when he meets his grown-up daughter.
138.
Graft (1931) as Scudder
139.
The Cisco Kid (1931) as Enos Hankins
140.
Last of the Duanes (1930) as Captain of the Rangers
Buck Duane avenges his father's murder by gunning down the killer, but must flee from the law. He finds Ruth, whom he once loved, in the clutches of the outlaw Bland. In rescuing Ruth, he becomes entangled with Bland's amorous wife.
141.
Daughters of the Night (1924) as Professor Woodbury

Writer (feature film)

142.
Daughters of the Night (1924) as Scen
143.
Daughters of the Night (1924) as Story

Music (feature film)

144.
Arkansas Judge (1941) as Composer

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