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Known Credits: 121

Birthday: 1906-02-10

Day of Death: 1973-07-12

Place of Birth: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

Adult Actor: False

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Also Known As

  • Creighton Tull Chaney
  • Creighton Chaney
  • Lon Chaney

Lon Chaney, Jr.

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Lon Chaney, Jr. (February 10, 1906 – July 12, 1973), born Creighton Tull Chaney, was an American character actor. He was best known for his roles in monster movies and as the son of famous silent film actor, Lon Chaney. He is notable for playing Larry Talbot in The Wolf Man movies.

Originally credited in films as Creighton Chaney, he was first credited as "Lon Chaney, Jr." in 1935. Chaney had English, French and Irish ancestry.

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Acting
2001 Heroes of Horror as Various Roles (Archive Footage)
2000 Mummy Dearest: A Horror Tradition Unearthed as Kharis
1971 Dracula vs. Frankenstein as Groton
1969 The Female Bunch as Monti
1968 Buckskin as Sheriff Tangley (as Lon Chaney)
1968 Spider Baby as Bruno
1967 Hillbillys in a Haunted House as Maximillian
1967 Welcome to Hard Times as Avery (as Lon Chaney)
1967 Dr. Terror's Gallery of Horrors as Dr. Mendell
1966 Pistols 'n' Petticoats - (3 episodes)
1966 The Monkees - (1 episode)
1966 Johnny Reno as Sheriff Hodges (as Lon Chaney)
1965 Apache Uprising
1965 Black Spurs as Kile
1965 Young Fury as Bartender
1965 House of the Black Death as Belial Desard
1964 Witchcraft as Morgan Whitlock
1964 Face Of The Screaming Werewolf as The Mummified Werewolf
1963 The Haunted Palace as Simon Orne
1961 The Devil's Messenger as Satan
1960 Route 66 - (3 episodes)
1960 Surfside 6 - (1 episode)
1959 Adventures in Paradise - (1 episode)
1959 Johnny Ringo - (1 episode)
1959 Lock-Up - (1 episode)
1959 The Alligator People as Manon
1959 Rawhide - (2 episodes)
1958 Bat Masterson - (1 episode)
1958 Money, Women and Guns as Art Birdwell (as Lon Chaney)
1958 The Texan - (1 episode)
1958 Wanted: Dead or Alive - (1 episode)
1958 The Defiant Ones as Big Sam
1957 Have Gun – Will Travel - (3 episodes)
1957 The Cyclops as Martin 'Marty' Melville
1956 Daniel Boone, Trail Blazer as Blackfish (as Lon Chaney)
1956 Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater - (1 episode)
1956 Pardners as Whitey (as Lon Chaney)
1956 The Black Sleep as Mungo / Dr. Munroe
1956 Telephone Time - (1 episode)
1956 The Indestructible Man as The Butcher - Charles Benton
1956 Manfish as Swede
1955 The Indian Fighter as Chivington (as Lon Chaney)
1955 I Died a Thousand Times as Big Mac
1955 Not as a Stranger as Job Marsh
1955 Big House U.S.A. as Leonard M. 'Alamo' Smith (as Lon Chaney)
1954 Climax! - (2 episodes)
1954 Passion as Castro (as Lon Chaney)
1954 The Boy from Oklahoma
1954 The Whistler - (1 episode)
1954 The Big Chase as Henchman Kip (archive footage) (as Lon Chaney)
1954 Casanova's Big Night as Emo, the Murderer
1954 Jivaro as Pedro Martines
1953 A Lion Is in the Streets as Spurge McManamee
1953 Raiders of the Seven Seas as Peg Leg (as Lon Chaney)
1953 General Electric Theater - (1 episode)
1952 The Black Castle as Gargon
1952 Springfield Rifle as Pete Elm, Leader of Non-military Raiders (as Lon Chaney)
1952 High Noon as Martin Howe
1952 Thief of Damascus as Sinbad (as Lon Chaney)
1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars - (1 episode)
1951 Bride of the Gorilla as Commissioner Taro
1951 Tales of Tomorrow - (1 episode)
1951 Only the Valiant
1951 Behave Yourself!
1950 The Colgate Comedy Hour - (1 episode)
1950 Once a Thief as Gus (as Lon Chaney)
1948 16 Fathoms Deep as Mr. Demitri (as Lon Chaney)
1948 The Ed Sullivan Show - (1 episode)
1948 Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein as Larry Talbot
1948 Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein as The Wolf Man
1948 The Counterfeiters as Louie Struber
1948 Albuquerque as Steve Murkill
1947 My Favorite Brunette as Willie (as Lon Chaney)
1945 Pillow of Death as Wayne Fletcher
1945 Strange Confession as Jeff Carter
1945 The Frozen Ghost as Alex Gregor / Gregor the Great
1945 House of Dracula as Lawrence Stewart Talbot
1945 Here Come the Co-eds as Johnson (as Lon Chaney)
1944 The Mummy's Curse as Kharis
1944 House of Frankenstein as Lawrence Talbot
1944 Dead Man's Eyes as David Stuart
1944 The Mummy's Ghost as Kharis
1944 Cobra Woman as Hava
1944 Follow the Boys as Himself
1944 Weird Woman as Prof. Norman Reed
1943 Calling Dr. Death as Dr. Mark Steel (as Lon Chaney)
1943 Crazy House as Cameo Appearance
1943 Son of Dracula as Count Dracula
1943 Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man as The Wolf Man
1942 The Mummy's Tomb as Kharis, the Mummy
1942 Eyes of the Underworld as Benny (as Lon Chaney)
1942 The Ghost of Frankenstein as The Monster
1941 The Wolf Man as The Wolf Man / Larry Talbot
1941 Badlands Of Dakota as Jack McCall
1941 San Antonio Rose as Jigsaw Kennedy
1941 Billy the Kid as 'Spike' Hudson
1941 Man Made Monster as Dan McCormick
1940 One Million B.C. as Akhoba
1940 North West Mounted Police as Shorty
1939 Of Mice and Men as Lennie
1939 City in Darkness as Pierre
1939 Frontier Marshal as Pringle
1938 Alexander's Ragtime Band as Photographer (uncredited)
1937 Angel's Holiday as Eddie
1937 Secret Agent X-9
1936 The Old Corral as Garland - Simms partner
1936 Ace Drummond as Henchman Ivan
1936 The Singing Cowboy as Martin
1935 The Shadow of Silk Lennox as John Arthur 'Silk' Lennox
1935 Accent on Youth
1934 Girl o' My Dreams as Don Cooper
1934 The Life of Vergie Winters
1934 Sixteen Fathoms Deep as Joe Bethel
1933 Son of the Border as Jack Breen
1933 Desert Command as Lt. Armand Corday
1933 The Three Musketeers as Lt. Armand Corday
1932 The Last Frontier as Tom Kirby, aka The Black Ghost
1932 Bird of Paradise as Thornton
1931 The Galloping Ghost as Henchman
1900 Cavalcade of America - (2 episodes)
1900 13 Demon Street - (13 episodes)
1900 Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans - (39 episodes)