Biography

A Broadway stage actor, Costello entered films in 1935 and in 1939 was put under contract with MGM. Known for his wicked sense of humor, Costello often times played the role of a menace or a tough guy.

Date of Death 24 October 1945, Hollywood, California

A Broadway stage actor, Costello entered films in 1935 and in 1939 was put under contract with MGM. Known for his wicked sense of humor, Costello often times played the role of a menace or a tough guy.

Date of Death 24 October 1945, Hollywood, California

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 31

Birthday 1901-09-05

Day of Death 1945-10-24

Place of Birth New Orleans - Louisiana - USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1946 The Blue Dahlia as Leo
1945 Follow That Woman as Nick
1945 Marshal of Laredo as Henchman Pretty Boy Murphy
1945 Incendiary Blonde as Gus Vettori (uncredited)
1945 Charlie Chan in The Red Dragon as Charles Masack
1945 Along Came Jones as Leo Gledhill
1945 Great Stagecoach Robbery as Jed Quinlan
1944 Mystery Man as Bud Trilling
1944 The Whistler as Lefty Vigran aka Gorss (uncredited)
1944 Texas Masquerade as Ace Maxson
1943 Murder On The Waterfront as Gordon Shane
1943 A Lady Takes a Chance as Drunk
1943 Crime Doctor as Nick Ferris / Jim Warren
1943 Air Raid Wardens as Heydrich
1943 Truck Busters as Anthony 'Tony' Bonetti
1942 A Night to Remember as Eddie Turner
1942 Just Off Broadway as George Dolphin
1942 A-Haunting We Will Go as Doc Lake
1942 Sundown Jim as Dobe Hyde
1942 Joe Smith, American as Mead
1941 Johnny Eager as Billiken
1941 Unholy Partners as Georgie Pelotti
1941 Whistling in the Dark as 'Noose' Green
1941 Here Comes Mr. Jordan as Lefty
1941 I'll Wait for You as Police Sergeant Brent
1941 Ride on Vaquero as Redge
1941 Sleepers West as Carl Izzard
1940 Wildcat Bus as Sid Casey
1940 One Crowded Night as Lefty
1939 Another Thin Man as 'Diamond Back' Vogel
1931 Hot News Margie as Football Player (uncredited)

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