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John Carradine John Carradine
Born: February 05, 1906
Died: November 27, 1988 (age 82)

Born Richmond Reed Carradine in Greenwich Village, New York City, USA on Febrary 05, 1906. Carradine father was William Reed Carradine, a correspondent for the Associated Press, and his mother was Dr. Genevieve Winnifred Richmond, a surgeon. William's mother was Evagelical Author Beverly Carradine. When young Carradine was on 2 years old, his father died of tuberculosis. His mother would married a Philadelphia paper manufacturer named Peck. Peck would beat young Carradine nearly every day. Carradine attended the Christ Church School in Kingston and the Episcopal Academy in Merion Station, Pennsylvania, where he developed his diction and his memory while memorizing portions of the Episcopal Book of Common Prayer as a punishment.

David Carradine (one of John's son's) recalls about his father, when he was 14 he ran away from home. He would later return to study sculpture at Philadelphia's Graphic Arts Institute. He would work in the film archives of the public library in New York City while still a teenager while living with his uncle. He went to Richmond, Virginia, and was apprentice to Daniel Chester French, the sculptor who created the statue of Abraham Lincoln for the Lincoln Monument. He would travel, supporting himself painting portraits. He would make $2.50 if it was good nothing if it was bad, doing this he could make $10-$15 a day. While traveling Carradine jailed for vagrancy and was beatena and suffered a broken nose which did not set correctly. This added to his facial characteriestics. David recalled that his father told him that he saw a production of Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice when he was 11, this production is what made him decide to be an actor.

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In 1925 Carradine made his stage debute in New Orleans in a production of 'Camille'. Carradine found a mentor in R.D. MaClean when he joined a repertory theater. In 1927 he took a load of bananas from Dallas, Texas to Los Angeles. He took the name Peter Richmond (to honor his uncle) and worked in some theaters in Los Angeles. He became friends with John Barrymore, and started designing sets for non other than Cecil B. DeMille. He lasted 2 weeks in the job because DeMille did not like his sketches. Once DeMille here Carradine's deep, rich voice DeMille hired him to do voice-over work. He became a member of DeMille's stock company and his voice was heard in several DeMille pictures, including The Sign of the Cross.

In 1930, Carradine got his first film role in 'Bright Lights' as a uncredited Newspaper Photographer. In his next flim he was credited for it, (1930) 'Tol'able David' as Buzzard Hatburn (as Peter Richmond). Carradine claimed to have done 70 films before getting a billing but there is no evidence to substantuate this claim.

John Carradine as Dracula In 1931 along with Carradine along with Conrad Veidt, William Courtenay, Paul Muni, and Ian Keith tested for Universal's Horror Classic (1931) 'Dracula'. Although Carradine would later play the legendary Count Dracula multiple times, most notably (1944) 'House of Frankenstein' and (1945) 'House of Dracula'. He would also test for the role of Universal's next Horror Classic (1931) 'Frankenstein'.

By 1933, he was being credited as John Peter Richmond and in 1935 took the stage name of 'John Carradine', and he would legally change it in 1937.
On December 31, 1935 Carradine would marry his first wife Ardanelle McCool Cosner. He would adopt her son by her first marriage, Bruce. On December 08, 1936 Ardanelle would give birth to there child John Arthur Carradine who would become David Carradine. Carradine had planned a large family bur according to David's autobiography Ardanelle had many 'coat hanger' abortions, without John's knowledge and it made her unable to carry a baby to full term.After only three years of marriage, Ardenelle Carradine filed for divorce, but the couple remained married for another five years.

John Carradine in Grapes of Wrath By 1936, Carradine had become a member of a group of actors often used by director John Ford that became known a 'The John Ford Stock Company' in which in made 11 films. His first was (1936) 'The Prisoner of Shark Island'. He also made his first important film working with Ford, (1940) 'The Grapes of Wrath' playing Preacher Casy. He also made (1939) 'Stagecoach' and (1962) 'The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance' under John Ford.

In the 1930's, Carradine did some nice genre pieces, they were small roles but he did a fine job in them. (1933) 'The Invisible Man' he was had an uncredited role of Informer Suggesting Ink. The following year the classic (1934) 'The Black Cat' another uncredited roll as Oclt Organist. In 1935 another classic (1935) 'The Bride of Frankenstein' as Hunter at Hermit's Cottage. In 1939, they butler Barryman in the Classic (1939) 'The Hound of the Baskervilles'

Carradine did a considerable amount of stage work as he felt it was the only way he could work with the classic drama content. He would start and tour with his own Shakespearean company in the 1940s, playing Hamlet and Macbeth. He also toured in road companies of such shows as 'Tobacco Road' and 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof', in which he was properly emaciated as the cancer-ridden Big Daddy, a part, he said, which Tennessee Williams wrote for him.

John Carradine in The Mummy's Ghost (1944) John Carradine in House of Dracula (1945) In the 1940's, brought some some more nice genre pieces. Carradine played Dr. Max Heinrich von Aldermann in (1943) 'Revenge of the Zombies'. He was Doctor Drury in (1944) 'The Invisible Man's Revenge'. The following year brought (1944) 'The Mummy's Ghost' as Yousef Bey and also (1944) 'House of Frankenstein' as Dracula/Baron Latos. The Next year another Count Dracula in (1945) 'House of Dracula'.

John Carradine in House of Dracula (1945)

In 1944 he was divorced to Ardanelle and David was 7 years old. Carradine left California to avoid court action in the alimony settlement. The couple battled for child custody and alimony (at one point Carradine was jailed). Carradine married his second wife Sonia Sorel, who he worked with in (1944) 'Blackbeard' on August 13, 1944. Sonia was the daughter of San Francisco brewer, Henry Henius, granddaughter of biochemist Max Henius, and a great-niece of the historian Johan Ludvig Heiberg. She had adopted the stage name of Sorel. David joined John and his new wife Sonia in New York. Over the next few years John would send David would spend time between boarding schools, foster homes and reform school.

In 1946 Carradine would make his Broadway Debut (October 15, 1946 - November 16, 1946) in John Webster's 'The Duchess of Malfi' he played The Cardinal - Ferdinand's brother.

On January 23, 1947 Christopher John Carradine was born to John and Sonia, their first child together. John was in the Broadway Play (December 07, 1947 - December 14, 1947) 'Galileo' where he played Inquisitor.

In 1948 John did 4 plays on Broadway, (January 08, 1948 - January 18, 1948) 'Volpone' he played Voltore.
The play (April 20, 1948 - May 15, 1948) 'The Cup of Trembling' he played Walter Fowler.
The play (October 18, 1948 - October 23, 1948) 'The Leading Lady' he played Benjy.
The play (December 27, 1948 - January 07, 1950 and June 13, 1950 - June 25, 1950) Jean Giraudoux's 'The Madwoman of Chaillot' he played The Ragpicker.

During the run of 'The Madwoman of Chaillot' Keith Ian Carradine August 08, 1949 was born to John and Sonia, their second child together.

On March 24, 1954 Robert Reed Carradine was born to John and Sonia, their third and last child together.

In 1955, his next Broadway Play (January 19, 1955 - January 30, 1955) 'The Time of Your Life' where he would play Kit Carson.

In 1956 he portrayed the Biblical hero Aaron in Cecil B. DeMille's (1956) The Ten Commandments.

On March 06, 1957 John and Sonia Sorel divorced. Another custody battle insued, This resulted in their sons being placed in a home for abused children as wards of the court. Eventually, Carradine won custody of the children. For the next eight years, Sonia was not permitted to see the children. On August 30, 1957, John married his third wife Doris (Erving Rich) Grimshaw. Doris had a son from a previous marriage, Dale, and a son from a later relationship, Michael, both of whom, along with Sonia Sorel's son, Michael Bowen, are sometimes counted among John Carradine's eight sons. Doris was a studio typist who typed the script to the (1948) 'The Treasure of the Sierra Madre'. She went on to play in a few roles in film and television including the part of Mrs. Claus in the classic bad Christmas Film (1964) 'Santa Claus Conquers the Martians'. Doris died in 1971 in a fire in her apartment in Oxnard, California. The fire was caused by a burning cigarette. She had been rescued from a similar fire just two weeks earlier. She had already been divorced from Carradine for 6 years.

In 1962 the Broadway Play (May 08, 1962 - August 29, 1964) 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum' he played Lycus- a buyer and seller of courtesans (his Broadway musical debut).
On December 10, 1964 John and Doris divorced.

John Carradine John Carradine Carradine made recurring appearances as Herman's Boss, Mr. Gateman, in 'The Munsters' (Lily Referred to him as DaDa Gateman in an episode). Carradine also appeared in both of Irwin Allen's classic 1960's science-fiction TV series 'Lost In Space' and 'Land Of The Giants.'

John Carradine in Billy The Kidd Vs Dracula (1966)
From (1966) 'Billy the Kid Versus Dracula'
as Count Dracula (posing as James Underhill)

On July 03, 1975 John married his forth wife Emily Cisneros.

In 1981 the Broadway Play (January 04, 1981 - January 04, 1981) 'Frankenstein' he played DeLacey in the expensive one-night flop.

In 1982, Carradine was the voice of the Great Owl in the animated feature (1982) 'The Secret of NIMH.'

In 1985, Carradine won a Daytime Emmy Award for his performance as an eccentric old man who lives by the railroad tracks in the (1984) 'Young People's Special, Umbrella Jack'.

He appeared in dozens of low-budget horror films from the 1940s onwards, in order to finance a touring classical theatre company. He sang the theme song to one film in which he appeared briefly, Red Zone Cuba. He also made more than one hundred television appearances, including CBS's My Friend Flicka, Johnny Ringo (as 'The Rain Man'), and Place the Face, NBC's Cimarron City as the foreboding Jared Tucker in the episode 'Child of Fear' and on William Bendix's Overland Trail in the 1960 episode 'The Reckoning,' on ABC's Harrigan and Son, Sugarfoot, The Rebel, and The Legend of Jesse James, and on the syndicated adventure series, 'Rescue 8', with Jim Davis.

John Carradine in The Howling (1981) John Carradine in The Howling (1981)
From (1981) 'The Howling' Carradine as Erle Kenton

On November 27, 1988, retired and suffering from painful and crippling arthritis, John Carradine died from multiple organ failure at Fatebenefratelli Hospital in Milan, Italy. Hours before he was stricken, he had climbed the 328 steep steps of Milan's Gothic cathedral, the Duomo. According to David Carradine, he had just finished a film in South Africa and was about to begin a European tour.

There was a Requiem Mass for John Carradine at St. Thomas the Apostle Hollywood. Jane Fonda was among those in attendance. An Irish wake followed and eventually he was buried at sea.

John Carradine Carradine has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6240 Hollywood Blvd. In 2003, and he was inducted into the Western Performers Hall of Fame at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Carradine had 5 sons, David, Keith, Robert, Bruce became actors and Christopher is an architect and vice president of Walt Disney Imagineering.

Horror Legends - Hour of The Long Shadows
The Legends of Horror - From (1983) House of the Long Shadows
Christopher Lee, John Carradine, Peter Cushing, Vincent Price

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1986The Tomb Mr. Andoheb
1986Revenge Sen. Martin Bradford
1986The Twilight Zone - Still Life/The Little People of Killany Woods/The Misfortune Cookie Prof. Alex Stottel (segment "Still Life")
1986Prison Ship The Justice
1985Fame - Leroy and the Kid Danny Amatullo
1985Evils of the Night Dr. Kozmar
1984The Fall Guy - October the 31st Preston Deauville
1984The Ice Pirates Supreme Commander
1984Young People's Specials - Umbrella Jack Umbrella Jack
1983Antony and Cleopatra Soothsayer
1983A Rose for Emily (Short) Col. Sartoris
1983House of the Long Shadows Lord Elijah Grisbane
1982The Secret of NIMH Great Owl (voice)
1982Satan's Mistress Father Stratten
1982Klynham Summer Hubert Salter
1982Fantasy Island - Daddy's Little Girl/The Whistle Mortician
1982The Vals Mr. Stanton (Head of the Orphanage)
1981Frankenstein Island Dr. Frankenstein
1981Goliath Awaits (TV Movie) Ronald Bentley
1981The Nesting Colonel LeBrun
1981CBS Library - Misunderstood Monsters Narrator - The Reluctant Dragon
1981The Monster Club R.Chetwynd-Hayes - Writer
1981The Howling Erle Kenton
1981The Reluctant Dragon (Short) Narrator (voice)
1980The Boogey Man Dr. Warren
1980Monster Priest
1980The Long Riders (scenes deleted)
1979The Littlest Hobo - Target for Terror Chief Justice Hamilton
1979Americathon Uncle Sam (scenes deleted)
1979The Seekers (TV Movie) Avery Mills
1979B.J. and the Bear - A Coffin with a View Transylvanian Caretaker
1979Nocturna Count Dracula
1978Wonder Woman - Gault's Brain Harlow Gault
1978Greatest Heroes of the Bible - The Judgment of Solomon King David
1978Flying High - In the Still of the Night Eston
1978The Bees Dr. Sigmund Hummel
1978Vega$ - The Games Girls Play Mr. Goody
1978Vampire Hookers Richmond Reed
1978Missile X: The Neutron Bomb Incident Professor Nikolaeff
1978Sunset Cove Judge Harley Winslow
1978Doctor Dracula Radcliff
1978Starsky and Hutch - The Action The Professor
1977The Lady and the Lynchings (TV Movie)
1977Christmas Miracle in Caufield, U.S.A. (TV Movie) Grampa
1977Golden Rendezvous Fairweather
1977The Mouse and His Child The Tramp (voice)
1977Shock Waves Captain
1977Satan's Cheerleaders The Bum
1977The White Buffalo Amos Briggs (Undertaker)
1977McCloud - McCloud Meets Dracula Loren Belasco
1977Tail Gunner Joe (TV Movie) Wisconsin farmer
1977The Sentinel Father Halliran
1977Crash! Dr. Welsey Edwards
1976The Last Tycoon Tour Guide
1976The Killer Inside Mev Dr. Jason Smith
1976Captains and the Kings (TV Mini-Series) - Chapter I Father Hale
1976Death at Love House (TV Movie) Conan Carroll
1976The Shootist Beckum
1976Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood Drunk
1975The Rookies - The Voice of Thunder The Voice (voice)
1975Far Out Space Nuts - Crystallitis Ruler
1975Mobile One - The Informant
1975Mary, Mary, Bloody Mary The Man
1975Kung Fu - Ambush Rev. Serenity Johnson
1974Kung Fu - The Nature of Evil Rev. Serenity Johnson
1972Kung Fu - Dark Angel Rev. Serenity Johnson
1975Stowaway to the Moon (TV Movie) Jacob Avril
1975Westwind - Captain Hooks and Crooks Captain Hooks
1975Westwind - Captain Hooks and Aborigines Captain Hooks
1974Young Frankenstein Beaufort Frankenstein (voice, scenes deleted, uncredited)
1974The Lady's Not for Burning (TV Movie) Old Skips
1974Emergency! - Daisy's Pick Blind Date Jonas Larson
1974Moonchild Mr. Walker
1974The Cowboys - Many a Good Horse Died Oscar Schmidt
1974The House of Seven Corpses Edgar Price
1973The Cat Creature (TV Movie) The Hotel Clerk
1973Hex Old Gunfighter (uncredited)
1973Shadow House (Short) Uncle
1973Superchick Igor Smith
1973Bad Charleston Charlie Reporter, Fritz Frugal
1973Terror in the Wax Museum Claude Dupree
1973Love, American Style - Love and the Anniversary/Love and the Playwright/Love and the Trampled Passion Old George Pomerantz (segment "Love and the Anniversary")
1973The Night Strangler (TV Movie) Llewellyn Crossbinder
1972Silent Night, Bloody Night Charlie Towman
1972Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex * But Were Afraid to AskDoctor Bernardo
1972Richard Plastic Surgeon
1972Portnoy's Complaint Judge (voice, uncredited)
1972Boxcar Bertha H. Buckram Sartoris
1972Blood of Ghastly Horror Dr. Vanard
1972The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Short) Narrator (voice)
1971Ironside - Gentle Oaks Isaiah Witt, 'The Creeper'
1971Rod Serling's Night Gallery - The Diary/A Matter of Semantics/Big Surprise/Professor Peabody's Last Lecture Mr. Hawkins (segment "Big Surprise")
1971Decisions! Decisions! (TV Movie) Railroad ticket clerk
1971The Seven Minutes Sean O'Flanagan
1971The Gatling Gun Rev. Harper
1971Shinbone Alley Tyrone T. Tattersall (voice)
1971Legacy of Blood Christopher Dean
1971Cain's Cutthroats Preacher Simms
1971Honey Britches The Judge of Hell (uncredited)
1970Blood of the Iron Maiden Dr. Goolie
1970Crowhaven Farm (TV Movie) Nate Cheever
1970Bigfoot Jasper B. Hawks
1970The McMasters Preacher
1970Myra Breckinridge Surgeon
1970Five Bloody Graves Boone Hawkins
1970Horror of the Blood Monsters Dr. Rynning
1970Hell's Bloody Devils Pet Shop Owner
1969The Mummy and the Curse of the Jackals Prof. Cummings
1969Madame Death Dr. Favel
1969Daughter of the Mind (TV Movie) Mr. Bosch
1969Bonanza - Dead Wrong Preacher Dillard
1961Bonanza - Springtime Jedediah Milbank
1969Land of the Giants - Comeback gor Crull
1969Enigma de muerte Mad Doctor / Nazi Leader
1969The Good Guys and the Bad Guys Ticker
1969The Trouble with Girls Mr. Drewcolt
1969The Vampires Count Branos Alucard
1969Blood of Dracula's Castle George, the butler
1969The Big Valley - Town of No Exit Elias Brown
1969Diabolical Pact Dr. Halback
1968Autopsia de un fantasma Satán
1968The Astro-Zombies Dr. DeMarco
1968They Ran for Their Lives Laslo
1968Daniel Boone - The Witness Zack Pike
1968Antologia del miedo (Short)
1967Hondo - Hondo and the Judas Dr. Leonard Zeber
1967The Hostage Otis Lovelace
1967The Man from U.N.C.L.E. - The Prince of Darkness Affair: Part II Old Man
1967The Man from U.N.C.L.E. - The Prince of Darkness Affair: Part I Old Man
1967Hillbillys in a Haunted House Dr. Himmel
1967Lost in Space - The Galaxy Gift Arcon
1967The Green Hornet - Alias the Scarf James Rancourt / The Scarf
1967Gallery of Horror Narrator / Tristram Halbin
1966The Emperor's New Clothes King Luvimself
1966Night Train to Mundo Fine Mr. Wilson
1966The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. - The Montori Device Affair Prof. Boris Budge
1966Munster, Go Home! Cruikshank
1966Branded - Kellie Gen. Joshua McCord
1966Branded - The Assassins: Part 2 Gen. Joshua McCord
1966Branded - The Assassins: Part 1 Gen. Joshua McCord
1965Branded - The Mission: Part 2 Gen. Joshua McCord
1965Branded - The Mission: Part 1 Gen. Joshua McCord
1966Billy the Kid vs. Dracula Count Dracula / posing as James Underhill
1966Laredo - Sound of Terror Prof. Paracelsus Smythe
1966The Legend of Jesse James - As Far as the Sea Noah
1966The Munsters - The Musician Mr. Gateman
1965The Munsters - Herman's Raise Mr. Gateman
1966The Beverly Hillbillies - The Great Jethro Marvin Bagby / Marvo the Magnificent
1965House of the Black Death Andre Desard
1965The Wizard of Mars The Wizard of Mars
1965The Alfred Hitchcock Hour - Death Scene Gavin Revere
1964Curse of the Stone Hand The Old Drunk
1964I Genesis Narrator
1964Cheyenne Autumn Jeff Blair
1964The Patsy Bruce Alden
1964The Lucy Show - Lucy Goes to Art Class Professor Guzman
1962Lawman - The Actor Geoffrey Hendon
1962The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance Maj. Cassius Starbuckle
1962The Red Skelton Hour - Appleby's Bearded Boarder Abdul Kashmir
1961The Red Skelton Hour - The Great Brain Robbery Dr. Prager
1959The Red Skelton Hour - Deadeye and Slim Jim Slim Jim
1958The Red Skelton Hour - Clem and the Satellite Dr. Offenbecker
1958The Red Skelton Hour - The Kadiddlehopper Mural or Clem the Artist Gregory Grumbucker
1958The Red Skelton Hour - Appleby and the Ape Mad Scientisit
1956The Red Skelton Hour - Clem Goes Hollywood Guest
1956The Red Skelton Hour - Pirate Show Captain Hook
1956The Red Skelton Hour - Robin Hood Little John
1961Thriller - The Remarkable Mrs. Hawk Jason Longfellow
1961Thriller - Masquerade Jed Carta
1961Death Valley Days - Miracle at Boot Hill The Stranger
1961Maverick - Red Dog Judge Reese
1960Wagon Train - The Colter Craven Story Park Cleatus
1958Wagon Train - The Dora Gray Story Doc Lockridge
1960Harrigan and Son - A Matter of Dignity Nippy
1960Twilight Zone - The Howling Man Brother Jerome
1960The Rebel - The Bequest Elmer Dodson
1959The Rebel - Johnny Yuma Elmer Dodson
1960Sex Kittens Go to College Prof. Watts
1960Tarzan the Magnificent Abel Banton
1960The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Slave Catcher
1960Overland Trail - The Reckoning Caleb Nash
1960Lock Up - Poker Club James Carew
1960Wanted: Dead or Alive - Tolliver Bender Amos McKenna
1959Johnny Ringo - The Rain Man The Rain Man
1959The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp - The Fugitive Don Ignacio Vasquez
1959The Oregon Trail Zachariah Garrison
1959Gunsmoke - Target Kader
1955Gunsmoke - Reed Survives Ephraim Hunt
1959Invasion of the Animal People Narrator (English version, voice)
1959Man Without a Gun - Devil's Acres The Devil (uncredited)
1959The Rifleman - The Mind Reader James Barrow McBride
1959The Rifleman - The Photographer Abel Goss
1959Invisible Invaders Dr. Karol Noymann
1959Tombstone Territory - The Man from Brewster Sheriff Benz
1959The Millionaire - The Karl Miller Story Karl Miller
1959Bat Masterson - The Tumbleweed Wagon Sheriff Vince Morgan
1959The Cosmic Man Cosmic Man
1959The Rough Riders - The End of Nowhere Alexander Sugrue
1959Rescue 8 - Flash Flood Craig Wilde
1959Cimarron City - Child of Fear Jared Tucker
1958Half Human Dr. John Rayburn
1958Sugarfoot - Devil to Pay Mathew McDavitt
195877 Sunset Strip - All Our Yesterdays Roderick Delaquois
1958The Last Hurrah Amos Force
1958Have Gun - Will Travel - The Statue of San Sebastian Father Bartolome
1958The Proud Rebel Traveling Salesman
1958The Restless Gun - More Than Kin Archibald Hunkette
1958Showdown at Boot Hill Doc Weber
1958The Lineup - The Deacon Whitehall Case Deacon Whitehall
1958Suspicion - A Touch of Evil Raphael
1957The Incredible Petrified World Prof. Millard Wyman
1957Hell Ship Mutiny Malone
1957Telephone Time - Novel Appeal Kurt Wolfgang Muller / Charlie Brown
1957Matinee Theatre - Daniel Webster and the Sea Serpent
1956Matinee Theatre - The Tell-Tale Heart
1956Matinee Theatre - The House of the Seven Gables Jaffrey Pyncheon
1956Matinee Theatre - The Baron and the Banshees
1956Matinee Theatre - Dracula Dracula
1956Matinee Theatre - Dracula Dracula
1957Studio One in Hollywood - Please Report Any Odd Characters Mr. Wadleigh
1957The Story of Mankind Khufu
1957The DuPont Show of the Month - The Prince and the PauperJohn Canty
1957Navy Log - The Ballad of Big E Narrator
1957Navy Log - The Star Francis Carpenter
1957The Unearthly Dr. Charles Conway
1957Schlitz Playhouse - Switch Station
1957Cheyenne - Decision at Gunsight Delos Gerrard
1957The O. Henry Playhouse - Two Renegades
1957The True Story of Jesse James Rev. Jethro Bailey
1957Playhouse 90 - Snowshoes: A Comedy of People and Horses Felix the Great
1956Dark Venture Gideon
1956Around the World in Eighty Days Colonel Proctor -San Francisco Politico
1956The Ten Commandments Aaron
1956The Black Sleep Borg aka Bohemond
1956Studio 57 - The Rarest Stamp Uncle John
1956Damon Runyon Theater - Miracle Jones Willis Cooper
1956My Friend Flicka - The Cameraman
1956Front Row Center - Deadlock Frank Deasy
1956Hidden Guns Snipe Harding
1956Climax! - The Hanging Judge Colonel Archer
1955Climax! - Adventures of Huckleberry Finn The Duke
1955Climax! - The First and the Last John Evan
1955The Court Jester Giacomo
1955Desert Sands Jala the Wine Merchant
1955The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (TV Movie) The Duke
1955The Kentuckian Fletcher
1955Stranger on Horseback Col. Buck Streeter
1955Female Jungle Claude Almstead
1954Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok - The Gorilla of Owl Hoot Mesa Sir Rodney Brentwood
1954Thunder Pass Bergstrom
1954The Egyptian Grave Robber
1954Johnny Guitar Old Tom
1954The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet - An Evening with HamletCameron Whitfield
1954Casanova's Big Night Foressi
1953Suspense - Come Into My Parlor
1953The Kate Smith Hour - The Hound of Heaven Hyder Simpson
1952Lights Out - The Lonely Albatross
1951Lights Out - The Meddlers Crofton
1950Lights Out - The Half-Pint Flask
1952My Friend Irma Mr. Corday (1953-1954)
1952Thunderbolt the Wondercolt Thundercolt (voice)
1951The Web - Golden Secret
1950The Web - Stone Cold Dead
1951Faith Baldwin Romance Theatre - Barry and the Beautiful Doll
1951The Adventures of Ellery Queen - The Case of the Upright Man
1951Sure As Fate - Macbeth Macbeth
1949The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre - Long Lost Brother
1948The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre - The Flattering Word
1949C-Man Doc Spencer
1949The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse - Macbeth Murderer
1949The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse - Twelfth NightMalvolio
1947A Christmas Carol (TV Movie) Ebenezer Scrooge
1947The Private Affairs of Bel Ami Charles Forestier
1946Down Missouri Way Thorndyke 'Thorny' P. Dunning
1946The Face of Marble Dr. Charles Randolph
1945House of Dracula Count Dracula
1945Captain Kidd Orange Povey
1945Fallen Angel Professor Madley
1945It's in the Bag! Jefferson T. Pike
1944House of Frankenstein Dracula
1944Alaska John Reagan
1944Bluebeard Gaston Morel
1944Barbary Coast Gent Duke Cleat
1944Return of the Ape Man Prof. Gilmore
1944The Mummy's Ghost Yousef Bey
1944Waterfront Victor Marlow
1944The Invisible Man's Revenge Doctor Drury
1944The Black Parachute General von Bodenbach
1944The Adventures of Mark Twain Bret Harte
1944Voodoo Man Toby
1943Gangway for Tomorrow Mr. Wellington
1943Revenge of the Zombies Dr. Max Heinrich von Altermann
1943Isle of Forgotten Sins Mike Clancy
1943Silver Spurs Lucky Miller
1943Hitler's Madman Reinhardt Heydrich
1943Captive Wild Woman Dr. Sigmund Walters
1943I Escaped from the Gestapo Martin, Gestapo Agent
1942Reunion in France Ulrich Windler
1942Northwest Rangers Martin Caswell
1942Whispering Ghosts Norbert
1942Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake Caleb Green
1941Swamp Water Jesse Wick
1941Man Hunt Mr. Jones
1941Blood and Sand Nacional
1941Western Union Doc Murdoch
1940Chad Hanna Bisbee
1940Brigham Young Porter Rockwell
1940The Return of Frank James Bob Ford
1940The Grapes of Wrath Casy
1939Drums Along the Mohawk Caldwell
1939Frontier Marshal Ben Carter
1939Five Came Back Mr. Crimp
1939Captain Fury Roger Bradford aka Coughy
1939The Hound of the Baskervilles Barryman
1939The Three Musketeers Naveau
1939Stagecoach Hatfield
1939Mr. Moto's Last Warning Danforth / Richard Burke
1939Jesse James Bob Ford
1938Submarine Patrol McAllison
1938Gateway Immigrant Leader
1938I'll Give a Million Kopelpeck
1938Kidnapped Gordon
1938Alexander's Ragtime Band Taxi Driver
1938Kentucky Moonshine Reef Hatfield
1938Four Men and a Prayer Gen. Adolfo Arturo Sebastian
1938Of Human Hearts President Lincolnv
1938International Settlement Murdock
1937Thank You, Mr. Moto Pereira
1937The Last Gangster Caspar
1937The Hurricane Warden
1937Ali Baba Goes to Town Ishak
1937Danger - Love at Work Herbert Pemberton
1937Love Under Fire Capt. Delmar
1937This Is My Affair Ed
1937Captains Courageous Long Jack
1937Nancy Steele Is Missing! Harry Wilkins
1936Laughing at Trouble Deputy Sheriff Alec Brady
1936Winterset Bartolomeo Romagna
1936Daniel Boone Simon Girty
1936The Garden of Allah Sand Diviner
1936Dimples Richards
1936Ramona Jim Farrar
1936Mary of Scotland Rizzio
1936White Fang Beauty Smith
1936Half Angel Voice of Sanatorium Inmate (uncredited)
1936Under Two Flags Cafard
1936A Message to Garcia President William McKinley (voice, uncredited)
1936The Prisoner of Shark Island Sgt. Rankin
1936Anything Goes Ballet Master (uncredited)
1935The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo Despondent Casino Gambler (uncredited)
1935Bad Boy Saxophone Player - Tenant (uncredited)
1935The Crusades Leopold of Austria (voice, uncredited)
1935She Gets Her Man Lunchroom customer (uncredited)
1935Alias Mary Dow Griffe (uncredited)
1935The Bride of Frankenstein Hunter at Hermit's Cottage (uncredited)
1935Cardinal Richelieu Agitator
1935Les Misérables Enjolras
1935Transient Lady Ren Baxter (uncredited)
1935Clive of India Drunken-Faced Clerk (uncredited)
1934Cleopatra Roman Citizen / Party Guest / Soldier (voice, uncredited)
1934The Black Cat Cult Organist (uncredited)
1934The Meanest Gal in Town Stranded Actor (uncredited)
1933The Invisible Man Villager Suggesting Ink (uncredited)
1933To the Last Man Pete Garon (uncredited)
1933This Day and Age Assistant Principal Abernathy (as John Peter Richmond)
1933Morning Glory Bit Role (uncredited)
1933The Story of Temple Drake Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
1932The Sign of the Cross Christian Martyr / Gladiator Leader / Voice in Coliseum Mob (uncredited)
1932Forgotten Commandments First Orator (uncredited)
1931Heaven on Earth Chicken Sam (as Peter Richmond)
1930Tol'able David Buzzard Hatburn (as Peter Richmond)
1930Bright Lights Newspaper Photographer (uncredited)

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