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Purnell Pratt (October 20, 1885 – July 25, 1941) was an American film actor. He appeared in 114 films between 1914 and 1941. He was born in Bethel, Illinois and died in Hollywood, California.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Purnell Pratt (October 20, 1885 – July 25, 1941) was an American film actor. He appeared in 114 films between 1914 and 1941. He was born in Bethel, Illinois and died in Hollywood, California.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 79

Birthday 1885-10-20

Day of Death 1941-07-25

Place of Birth Bethel, Illinois, USA

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Also Known As

  • Purnell B. Pratt

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1940 Grand Ole Opry as Attorney General
1938 Come On, Rangers as Senator Harvey
1937 Rosalie as Ship Captain (uncredited)
1937 High, Wide, and Handsome as Col. Blake
1937 Night of Mystery as John F. X. Markham
1937 King of Gamblers as Strohm
1937 Murder Goes to College as Arthur L. McShean
1937 Join the Marines as Col. J. B. Denbrough
1936 Wedding Present as Howard Van Dorn
1936 Murder with Pictures as Editor
1936 Wives Never Know as Higgins
1936 Lady Be Careful as Father
1936 Hollywood Boulevard as Mr. Steinman
1936 The Return of Sophie Lang as Thomas Chadwick
1936 Dancing Feet as Silas P. Jones
1935 Magnificent Obsession as Hastings, Merrick's Attorney
1935 Frisco Waterfront as Dr. Stevens
1935 A Night at the Opera as The Mayor of New York (uncredited)
1935 1,000 Dollars a Minute as Charlie, the Editor
1935 It's in the Air as Horace McNab
1935 Waterfront Lady as D.A. Shaw
1935 Red Salute as Gen. Van Allen
1935 Diamond Jim as Physician
1935 Ladies Crave Excitement as Amos Starke
1935 The Casino Murder Case as Markham (as Purnell B. Pratt)
1935 Behind the Green Lights as Detective Lt. Jim Kennedy
1935 Death Flies East as Dr. Landers
1935 Rendezvous at Midnight as The Mayor - Hamilton
1935 The Winning Ticket as Mr. Powers
1934 The Bands Plays On as Judge Bone
1934 A Wicked Woman as Prosecuting Attorney (uncredited)
1934 Crimson Romance as Franklyn Pierce
1934 Midnight Alibi as Wilson
1934 The Hell Cat as Butler
1934 The Witching Hour as District Attorney Robinson
1934 Lazy River as Mr. Lodge - Attorney
1933 The Mystery Squadron as Lafe Johnson
1933 Son of a Sailor as Captain Briggs
1933 The Chief as Al Morgan
1933 Midshipman Jack as Commandant. Rogers
1933 Headline Shooter as Eddie Edmunds - City Editor
1933 A Shriek in the Night as Police Insp. Russell
1933 I Cover the Waterfront as John Phelps
1933 Pick Up as Prosecuting Attorney
1932 Red Haired Alibi as Regan
1932 False Faces as Jefferson Howe
1932 Grand Hotel as Zinnowitz
1932 The Famous Ferguson Case as George M. Ferguson
1932 The Roadhouse Murder as Inspector William Agnew
1932 Scarface as Mr. Garston, publisher
1932 Emma as Haskins
1931 The Secret Witness as Capt. McGowan
1931 Ladies of the Big House as John Hartman
1931 The Spider as Inspector Riley
1931 Five Star Final as Robert French
1931 The Gay Diplomat as Colonel George Gorin
1931 Traveling Husbands as J.C. Wilson
1931 The Public Defender as John Kirk
1931 Up for Murder as William Winter
1931 The Public Enemy as Officer Powers (uncredited)
1931 Bachelor Apartment as Herbert 'Herb' Carraway
1931 Beyond Victory as Undetermined Role
1931 The Prodigal as Rodman Farraday
1931 Dance, Fools, Dance as Parker
1930 Paid as Edward Gilder
1930 The Gorilla as The Stranger
1930 The Silver Horde as Wayne Wayland
1930 Lawful Larceny as Judge Perry
1930 Common Clay as Richard Fullerton
1930 Road To Paradise as Inspector Updike
1929 Painted Faces as Foreman of Jury
1929 The Locked Door as Police Officer
1929 The Trespasser as Hector Ferguson
1929 Is Everybody Happy?
1929 Fast Life as Berton Hall
1929 On with the Show! as Sam Bloom
1929 Alibi as Sgt. Pete Manning
1926 Midnight Lovers as Wibley
1917 Seven Keys to Baldpate as John Bland

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