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Also Known As: Died: September 14, 1959
Born: February 17, 1914 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Buffalo Gun (1961) as Rocca
2.
Paths of Glory (1958) as Lt. Roget
A military lawyer comes to question the status quo when he defends three men accused of cowardice.
3.
The Crooked Sky (1957) as Mike Conlin
When Conrad discovers a pornographic video featuring his fiancée, he calls the wedding off. But now, after an emotionally brutal week, an abused Jennifer has cut off Conrad's penis--and taken it with her for ransom. A doctor has advised Conrad that if found immediately, there is some hope for re-att
4.
Plunder Road (1957) as Commando
On a dark night of pelting rain, five men stage a well-planned train robbery and get away with a 10,000,000 dollar, nine-ton gold shipment. Dividing the massive haul into three concealed truck loads, the team (only one of them a professional thief) make a would-be inconspicuous escape across country to what they hope will be a perfect getaway...
5.
The Dynamiters (1956) as Jimmy Baxter
6.
Lord of the Jungle (1955) as Jeff Wood
The jungle boy tries to stop a herd of rogue elephants.
7.
Cross Channel (1955) as Tex Parker
8.
The Master Plan (1955) as Maj. Tom Brent
9.
The Lonesome Trail (1955) as Dandy Dayton
A veteran of the Indian wars, Johhny Rush returns to his home to find that it has been confiscated by a cattle baron taking over in the valley. Rush also finds that his girl is engaged to the baron, because the girl's fathers' ranch is in financial jeopardy. When Rush loses the use of his gun arm in a fight with the barons henchmen, he learns to use a bow and arrow for defense...with deadly consequences.
10.
The Green Buddha (1955) as Gary Holden
11.
Riding Shotgun (1954) as Tub Murphy
A stagecoach guard is mistaken for a member of a gang of outlaws.
12.
Port of Hell (1954) as Stanley Povich
The new warden of a large American harbor raises the hackles of sailors and fishermen by his strict enforcement of all the safety rules. He takes the time, though, to romance the sister of his biggest rival.
13.
Two Guns and a Badge (1954) as Jim Blake, also known as Hank Bartlett
14.
The Desperado (1954) as Sam Garrett
Wayne Morris, James J. Lydon, Beverly Garland, Rayford Barnes, Dabbs Greer, Lee Van Cleef, Nestor Paiva. While on the run from corrupt carpetbaggers in post-Civil War Texas, a young gunslinger teams up with a fugitive gunfighter to seek revenge on his former partner.
15.
The Fighting Lawman (1953) as Jim Burke
Wayne Morris, Virginia Grey, John Kellogg, Harry Lauter, John Pickard. WW II Navy flying hero Wayne Morris enjoyed a second career as a cowboy hero in Hollywood westerns. In this one, he pursues frontier adventuress Virginia Grey who is planning to steal the spoils of an outlaw gang.
16.
The Marksman (1953) as Mike Martin
17.
Star of Texas (1953) as Ed Ryan [also known as Robert Larkin]
18.
Texas Bad Man (1953) as Walt Reardon
19.
Arctic Flight (1952) as Mike Wein
20.
Desert Pursuit (1952) as Ford Smith
Three camel-riding Arabs pursue a pair of gold-laden miners across the Death Valley desert.
21.
Bushwackers, The (1952)
Plot here has Confederate veteran Jeff Waring (John Ireland) arriving in Independence, Missouri shortly after the Civil War, and intending never again to use a gun. He finds that rancher Artemus Taylor, an arthritic despot, and his henchies, Sam Tobin (Lawrence Tierney) and Cree (Jack Elam), are forcing out the settlers in order to claim their land for the incoming railroad. The plot nearly predates "The Great Train Robbery" in age but the gritty execution and well-acted performances take it out of the norm...way out, in a couple of instances. Brassy Myrna Dell is on hand as Taylor's independent daughter, only slightly less meaner than her father, and the always welcome Dorothy Malone is the pretty school marm on the side of good. Needless to say, Ireland's passive outlook on life changes before the end.
22.
Yellow Fin (1951) as Mike Donovan
23.
Stage to Tucson (1951) as Barney Broderick
(Wes ''51). Rod Cameron, Wayne Morris, Kay Buckley, Roy Roberts, Carl Benton Reid, Douglas Fowley. Two Union agents are sent to investigate charges that the Confederates are stealing Arizona stagecoaches and smuggling them into Atlanta in an effort to break the Federal''s western supply line.
24.
The Bushwhackers (1951) as John Harding
Based on the true story of the 1987 Oxford University boat race mutiny and coach Dan Topolski's miraculous training of a haggard, rag-tag team into a winning outfit.
25.
The Big Gusher (1951) as Kenny Blake
Two oil-field roughnecks try to protect their land from a con artist until they can strike oil.
26.
The Tougher They Come (1950) as Bill Shaw
27.
Johnny One-Eye (1950) as Dane Cory
Big-time racketeer Martin Martin (Pat O'Brien), on the eve of his projected move into New York politics, barely escapes the District Attorney's men who attempt to arrest him for a murder committed five-years earlier by Martin and his former partner Dane Cory (Wayne Morris.) Martin, who knows that Cory has copped a plea with the D.A. to save himself, arranges a meeting. At the meeting, Cory's henchman, Cute Freddie (Harry Bronson), shoots Martin and the latter kills Freddie. Cory hides in the Greenwich Village apartment of his girl friend, burlesque queen Lily White (Dolores Moran.) With them is Lily's six-year-old daughter, Elsie (Gayle Reed), and her dog Skipper. Martin trails Cory, but weakened by his bullet wound, is forced to seek refuge in an abandoned building next to Lily's. Bad-to-the-bone Cory kicks Skipper and the dog finds shelter with Martin, where Elsie finds them sleeping. Martin is charmed by Elsie and the dog, whom he names Johnny One-Eye, and takes the animal to a vet (Donald Woods) who can't help the dog but does take the bullet slug out of Martin. Barely eluding capture, Martin returns to the building where Elsie tells him she is Lily's daughter, and that Cory is hiding in their house. Later Cory follows Elsie to where Martin is hiding. She is caught in the line of fire and, to save her, Martin exposes himself for a fatal wound from Cory but not before he kills Cory. His last words to a policeman are: "Buy Elsie another dog, and make sure he has two good eyes."
28.
Sierra Passage (1950) as Johnny Yorke
Written (with Tom Blackburn and Sam Roeca) by actor Warren Douglas using the name of Warren D. Wandberg: When Yance Carter(Alan Hale,Jr.),Andy(Paul McGuire) and Bart(Richard Karlan), professional killers, murder his father, 13-year-old Johnny Yorke(Billy Gray)is adopted by Thad Kring(Lloyd Corrigan), owner of a traveling minstrel show, featuring Sam Cooper(Roland Winters) as his ace sharpshooter.For the next ten years, while working in the show and becoming an ace sharpshooter with Cooper as his mentor,the adult Johnny(Wayne Morris)maintains a relentless search for Yance, whom he knows only as a big man with a missing finger and a high piercing laugh.In an attempt to find a restraining influence on the revenge-mad Johnny, Thad hires pretty Ann Walker(Lola Albright)to be Johnny's assistant in his sharp-shooting act, but Johnny's desire for revenge precludes marriage.When Yance, Andy and Bart hold up a train on which the minstrel troupe is traveling, Johnny gives pursuit, despite the pleadings of Ann and Thad.He trails the killers for several months without success, eventually winding up in Silver Springs,where the ministrel show is playing. Johnny agrees to perform his act with the troupe and, during the show, he hears Yance's peculiar laugh coming from the audience.
29.
A Kiss in the Dark (1949) as Bruce Arnold
A concert pianist inherits an apartment house full of loony tenants.
30.
Task Force (1949) as McKinney
A naval officer devotes his life to the development of the aircraft carrier.
31.
The Younger Brothers (1949) as Cole Younger
Three law-breaking brothers try to go straight, only to be hounded by a vengeful detective.
32.
The House Across the Street (1949) as Dave Joslin
Mob pressure sends a crusading reporter from the front page to the advice column.
33.
John Loves Mary (1949) as Lieut. Victor O'Leary
A World War II veteran's marriage of convenience threatens his real wedding plans.
34.
The Big Punch (1948) as Chris Thorgenson
Gangsters frame a boxer for murder when he refuses to throw a fight.
35.
One for the Book (1948) as Comm. Ned Burling
A lovelorn actress shares her apartment with a lonely soldier.
36.
The Time of Your Life (1948) as Tom...Joe's disciple, errand boy, stooge and friend
A philosophical drunk encourages his friends to live their dreams to the hilt.
37.
Deep Valley (1947) as [Jed] Barker
A farmer's daughter helps an escaped convict.
38.
The Smiling Ghost (1941) as Lucky Downing
A newswoman investigates a haunted house.
39.
Three Sons O'Guns (1941) as Charley Patterson
Three reckless brothers dodge the draft then sign up and become men.
40.
Bad Men of Missouri (1941) as Bob Younger
The Younger Brothers become outlaws to fight off carpetbaggers.
41.
I Wanted Wings (1941) as Tom Cassidy
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.
42.
Double Alibi (1940) as Stephen Wayne
43.
Brother Rat and a Baby (1940) as Billy Randolph
Three naval cadets graduate and help each other find jobs.
44.
Ladies Must Live (1940) as Corey Lake
A country bumpkin tries to save his millionaire pal from a gold-digging singer.
45.
The Quarterback (1940) as Jimmy Jones/Bill Jones
46.
Flight Angels (1940) as Artie Dixon
Airline stewardesses vie for the love of a dashing pilot.
47.
Gambling on the High Seas (1940) as Jim Carter
A reporter tries to nail a gambling-ship owner for murder.
48.
An Angel from Texas (1940) as Mac McClure
A pair of slick Broadway producers con a wealthy cowboy into backing their show.
49.
The Return of Dr. X (1939) as Walter Barnett [Garrett]
A murderer returns from the grave with a thirst for blood.
50.
The Kid from Kokomo (1939) as Homer Baston
A fight manager decides his client needs a family for publicity purposes.
51.
Men Are Such Fools (1938) as Jimmy Hall
An ambitious secretary uses the men in her life to turn herself into a radio star.
52.
Valley of the Giants (1938) as Bill Cardigan
A lumberman takes on pirates out to plunder the forest.
53.
Love, Honor and Behave (1938) as Ted Painter
A college tennis star gives up the game for love.
54.
The Kid Comes Back (1938) as Rush Conway
A ring veteran turns a Texas tenderfoot into a winning fighter.
55.
Brother Rat (1938) as Billy Randolph
A military cadet and his friends try to keep his marriage a secret.
56.
Smart Blonde (1937) as Information clerk
An ambitious reporter forces her policeman boyfriend to let her help with a murder case.
57.
Submarine D-1 (1937) as "Sock" McGillis
Recruits on a new submarine fall for the same girl.
58.
Kid Galahad (1937) as Ward Guisenberry, Kid Galahad
A mob-connected trainer grooms a bellhop for the boxing ring.
59.
Land Beyond the Law (1937) as Dave Massey
An innocent rancher gets mixed up with rustlers.
60.
China Clipper (1936) as Navigator on Clipper
A flyer sacrifices everything to open a transpacific airline.
61.
King of Hockey (1936) as Jumbo Mullins
A hockey star goes blind and has to fight for a new life.
62.
Here Comes Carter (1936) as Bell
A radio commentator avenges an old wrong by blowing the whistle on Hollywood scandals.

Producer (feature film)

63.
Desert Pursuit (1952) as Associate Producer
Three camel-riding Arabs pursue a pair of gold-laden miners across the Death Valley desert.
64.
Yellow Fin (1951) as Associate Producer
65.
Sierra Passage (1950) as Associate Producer
Written (with Tom Blackburn and Sam Roeca) by actor Warren Douglas using the name of Warren D. Wandberg: When Yance Carter(Alan Hale,Jr.),Andy(Paul McGuire) and Bart(Richard Karlan), professional killers, murder his father, 13-year-old Johnny Yorke(Billy Gray)is adopted by Thad Kring(Lloyd Corrigan), owner of a traveling minstrel show, featuring Sam Cooper(Roland Winters) as his ace sharpshooter.For the next ten years, while working in the show and becoming an ace sharpshooter with Cooper as his mentor,the adult Johnny(Wayne Morris)maintains a relentless search for Yance, whom he knows only as a big man with a missing finger and a high piercing laugh.In an attempt to find a restraining influence on the revenge-mad Johnny, Thad hires pretty Ann Walker(Lola Albright)to be Johnny's assistant in his sharp-shooting act, but Johnny's desire for revenge precludes marriage.When Yance, Andy and Bart hold up a train on which the minstrel troupe is traveling, Johnny gives pursuit, despite the pleadings of Ann and Thad.He trails the killers for several months without success, eventually winding up in Silver Springs,where the ministrel show is playing. Johnny agrees to perform his act with the troupe and, during the show, he hears Yance's peculiar laugh coming from the audience.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

66.
Arctic Flight (1952) as Asst to prod

Cast (special)

67.
They Went Thataway (1960) as Sheriff Sam Claggert
A satire on westerns as seen through the experiences of Black Ace Burton, "the meanest gunfighter in the Old West." In the pilot episode, Burton "borrows" money from a bank and soon finds himself a deputy sheriff when he is caught and talked into becoming a law officer.

Cast (short)

68.
So You Want to Be in Pictures (1947)
Joe McDoakes learns what a bumpy road it can be to become an Hollywood star in this comedic short. Vitaphone Release 1537A.
69.
Under Southern Stars (1936)
This short film focuses on Confederate General Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson the night before he would meet his fate in battle. Vitaphone Release 7792-7793.

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