Biography

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Jed Prouty (April 6, 1879 – May 10, 1956) was an American film actor. Originally from Boston, Massachusetts, Prouty was a vaudeville performer before becoming a film actor. Mostly appearing in comedies, he occasionally performed a serious character role, for instance a small part as an oily publicist in A Star is Born (1937).

From Wikipedia

Jed Prouty (April 6, 1879 – May 10, 1956) was an American film actor. Originally from Boston, Massachusetts, Prouty was a vaudeville performer before becoming a film actor. Mostly appearing in comedies, he occasionally performed a serious character role, for instance a small part as an oily publicist in A Star is Born (1937).

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 83

Birthday 1879-04-06

Day of Death 1956-05-10

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1950 Guilty Bystander as Dr. Elder
1942 Mug Town as Mack Steward
1942 It Happened in Flatbush as The Judge
1942 Scattergood Rides High as Mr. Van Pelt
1942 Obliging Young Lady as Judge Rufus
1941 Go West, Young Lady as Judge Harmon
1941 Unexpected Uncle as Sanderson
1941 Father Steps Out as J. B. Matthews
1941 Bachelor Daddy as C. J. Chase
1941 Roar of the Press as Gordon MacEwan
1941 Pot o' Gold as J.K. Louderman
1940 Remedy for Riches as Vanderveer
1940 The Lone Wolf Keeps a Date as Captain Moon
1940 Barnyard Follies as Sam Spitz
1940 Young as You Feel as John Jones
1939 Too Busy to Work as John Jones
1939 Hollywood Cavalcade as Keystone Cop Police Chief
1939 Quick Millions as John Jones
1939 The Gracie Allen Murder Case as Uncle Ambrose
1939 Exile Express as Hanley
1939 Everybody's Baby as John Jones
1938 The Duke Of West Point as Sonny's father
1938 Down on the Farm as John Jones
1938 Keep Smiling as Jerome Lawson
1938 Danger on the Air as Harry Jones, Radio Company Boss
1938 Safety in Numbers as John Jones
1938 A Trip to Paris as John Jones
1938 Goodbye Broadway as J.A. Higgins
1938 Walking Down Broadway as F.R. Randall
1938 Love on a Budget as John Jones
1937 Borrowing Trouble as John Jones
1937 Life Begins in College as Oliver Stearns Sr.
1937 Small Town Boy as Otis Armstrong
1937 Hot Water as John Jones
1937 One Hundred Men and a Girl as Bitters
1937 You Can't Have Everything as Mr. Whiteman
1937 Big Business as John Jones
1937 Dangerous Holiday as Gifford
1937 A Star Is Born as Artie Carver (uncredited)
1937 The Crime Nobody Saw as William Underhill
1936 College Holiday as Sheriff John J. Trimble
1936 Happy Go Lucky as Charles Gorham
1936 Under Your Spell as Mr. Twerp
1936 Libeled Lady as Dickson (uncredited)
1936 The Texas Rangers as District Attorney Dave Twitchell
1936 Back to Nature as Mr. John Jones
1936 His Brother's Wife as Bill Arnold
1936 Little Miss Nobody as Hector Smythe
1936 Educating Father as John Jones
1936 Special Investigator as Dr. Reynolds
1936 Champagne Charlie as Quinn
1936 Every Saturday Night as Mr. Evers
1935 Navy Wife as Dr. Barratt
1935 Black Sheep as Orville Schmelling
1935 Life Begins at Forty as Charles Beagle
1934 Music in the Air as Kirschner
1934 His Greatest Gamble as Roulette Player (uncredited)
1934 Murder on the Blackboard as Dr. Levine
1934 I Believed in You as Joe Long i.e. Lang
1933 Skyway as Calvin Baker
1933 She Had to Say Yes as Mr. Goran (uncredited)
1932 Manhattan Tower as Mr. Hoyt
1932 Hold 'Em Jail as Lynwood Warden Charles Clark
1932 The Purchase Price as Elks Crossing Jeweler (uncredited)
1932 Business and Pleasure as Ben Wackstle
1931 The Age for Love as Floyd Evans
1931 The Secret Call as Jim Neligan
1931 Strangers May Kiss as Harry
1930 Paid as Officer Williams (uncredited)
1930 The Florodora Girl as Old Man Dell
1930 True to the Navy as Dance Hall Manager
1930 The Devil's Holiday as Kent Carr
1929 It's a Great Life as Mr. David Parker
1929 The Girl in the Show as Newton Wampler
1929 The Fall of Eve as Tom Ford Sr
1929 Two Weeks Off as Harry
1929 The Broadway Melody as Uncle Jed (uncredited)
1929 His Captive Woman
1926 Miss Nobody as The Farmer
1926 Ella Cinders as Mayor
1925 Scarlet Saint as Mr. Tridon
1923 The Gold Diggers as Barney Barnett
1923 Souls for Sale as Magnus (uncredited)

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