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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 140

Birthday 1895-02-16

Day of Death 1963-11-05

Place of Birth San Jose, California, USA

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Also Known As

  • Vernan Dent

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2006 Buster Keaton: From Silents to Shorts as (archive footage)
1961 Days of Thrills and Laughter
1956 Rumpus in the Harem as Hassan Ben Sober
1956 Flagpole Jitters as Insurance Adjustor
1955 Of Cash And Hash as Police Capt. Mullins
1954 The Fire Chaser as J. Peabody Knott
1953 Booty And The Beast as Night Watchman
1952 Listen Judge as Judge Henderson
1952 A Missed Fortune as Hotel Manager
1951 Pest Man Wins as Mr. Philander
1951 The Tooth Will Out as Dr. Keefer--professor of dentistry
1951 Scrambled Brains as Nora's Father
1951 Three Arabian Nuts as Mr. Bradley
1950 Studio Stoops as Police Captain Casey
1949 Waiting in the Lurch as J. Peabody Knott
1949 Malice in the Palace as Hassan Ben Sober
1949 Hokus Pokus as Insurance Adjuster
1948 Mummy's Dummies as King Rootentooten
1948 Heavenly Daze as I. Fleecem
1948 Fiddlers Three as King Cole
1947 Sing a Song of Six Pants as Police Detective
1947 Bride and Gloom as Sally's Father (uncredited)
1947 The Good Bad Egg as Rest Home Manager (uncredited)
1947 Half-Wits Holiday as Prof. Quackenbush
1946 Lone Star Moonlight as Sheriff
1946 Society Mugs as Lord Wafflebottom
1946 Mr. Noisy as Slim - Baseball Spectator
1946 A Bird in the Head as Prof. Panzer
1946 Beer Barrel Polecats as Warden
1945 Booby Dupes as Captain
1945 Having Wonderful Crime as Hotel Guest
1945 Three Pests In A Mess as Philip Black
1944 No Dough Boys as Hugo (Nazi spy)
1944 San Diego I Love You as Mr. Fitzmaurice (uncredited)
1944 Secret Command as Shipyard Worker (uncredited)
1944 Idle Roomers as Mr. Leander
1944 Bachelor Daze as Onlooker in doorway
1944 Crash Goes the Hash as Fuller Bull
1944 To Heir Is Human as Board Chairman
1943 True to Life as Bit Role
1943 A Blitz on the Fritz as Spy chief
1942 Matri-Phony as Emperor Octopus Grabus
1942 House of Errors as White
1941 Sweet Spirits of the Nighter as Watkins
1941 Adventure in Washington as Senator in gym
1941 I'll Never Heil Again as Mr. Ixnay (uncredited)
1940 Cold Turkey as J.T. Caldwell
1940 The Villain Still Pursued Her as Jim, a policeman
1940 He Stayed for Breakfast as Chef
1940 The Lady in Question as Gendarme
1940 How High Is Up? as Mr. Blake (uncredited)
1940 The Taming of the Snood as Man on Street
1940 The Doctor Takes a Wife as Man Outside Phone Booth
1940 Money Squawks as Night Watchman
1940 Pardon My Berth Marks as Newspaper City Editor
1940 The Heckler as Baseball Spectator with Hotdog
1940 The Lone Wolf Strikes as Hotel Doorman
1940 Nothing But Pleasure as Bus Rider with Child
1939 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington as Senate Reporter
1939 Hitler - Beast of Berlin as Lustig
1939 Stanley and Livingstone as Newspaperman in Office
1939 Only Angels Have Wings as Ship's Captain
1939 A Star Is Shorn as Producer
1939 The Lone Wolf Spy Hunt as Fat Man at Party
1938 Home on the Rage as Mr. Lent (uncredited)
1938 A Doggone Mixup as Mr. Tilson
1938 Thanks for the Memory as Refuse Man
1938 Sue My Lawyer as Judge
1938 Juvenile Court as Mr. Schultz
1938 You Can't Take It with You as Expressman (uncredited)
1938 The Mind Needer as Mr. Ryan
1938 Time Out for Trouble as Bakery Man
1938 Start Cheering as Pops - the Soda Jerk
1937 The Shadow as Dutch Schultz
1937 Murder in Greenwich Village as Ship's Officer
1937 Easy Living as First Partner (uncredited)
1936 San Francisco as Fat Man (uncredited)
1936 Share the Wealth as Mayor
1936 Half Shot Shooters as Man in Restaurant
1935 I Don't Remember as Oscar Glick
1935 Tars and Stripes as Chief Gunners Mate Richard Mack
1935 Hollywood Trouble
1934 The Three Stooges (3 episodes)
1933 Please as Elmer Smoot
1933 Hooks and Jabs
1933 Tied for Life as Angry motorist
1933 Knight Duty as The Cop
1933 The Hitchhiker as Adolph
1933 Artist's Muddles as Luckenbach, the artist
1933 Tired Feet
1932 Million Dollar Legs as Secretary of Agriculture (uncredited)
1932 Just a Pain in the Parlor
1932 Texas Cyclone as Hefty - the Bartender
1932 Dream House as Director Von Schnauble
1931 Dragnet Patrol as Cookie
1931 The All-American Kickback as Football Coach
1931 The Fainting Lover as Dr. Dudley Schmidt
1931 Gents of Leisure
1931 Girls Will Be Boys
1930 Crazy House as Dr. E.D. Smith (last name spelled 'J-O-N-E-S')
1929 Howling Hollywood
1929 What a Trip
1929 Clunked on the Corner as Jip Bennett
1928 The Cameraman as Man in Tight Bathing Suit (uncredited)
1928 His Unlucky Night as Homer Brown
1928 The Best Man as Groom
1928 Smith's Army Life as The Colonel
1927 Fiddlesticks as Prof. Von Tempo / Junk dealer
1927 Smith's Cook as Pete - the Motor Cop
1927 The Golf Nut as The Club President
1927 The Pride of Pikeville as The Train Conductor
1927 His First Flame as Amos McCarthy
1926 Smith's Landlord as The Cop
1926 Hoboken to Hollywood as Mr. Pinkney
1926 A Sea Dog's Tale as Jo Jo
1926 Soldier Man as The Prime Minister
1926 Saturday Afternoon as Steve Smith
1925 There He Goes as Jerry the Bull
1925 Super-Hooper-Dyne Lizzies as Gasoline Customer
1925 Remember When?
1925 His Marriage Wow as A Pessimist - Professor McGlumm
1924 Bull and Sand as Joe Archer
1924 Riders of the Purple Cows
1924 Wall Street Blues as Mal A. Mute - the Loan Shark's Partner
1924 The Lion and the Souse as Mr. Niblick Van Hoosit
1924 Black Oxfords as Sandy Haig
1924 The Hollywood Kid as Claude Climax - Director
1924 The Half-Back of Notre Dame as Football Opponent
1924 Picking Peaches as The Store Manager
1923 The Extra Girl as Aaron Applejohn
1923 Soul of the Beast as The Boob
1922 Golf as The suitor
1921 Hail the Woman
1920 Hot Dogs
1920 Broken Bubbles
1920 When Spirits Move
1920 The Gum Riot
1920 Naughty Nurses
1919 An Auto Nut as The Lawyer's Clerk alias the Doctor (uncredited)


1935 His Marriage Mix-up Writer
1935 Hollywood Trouble Writer

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