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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 125

Birthday 1891-02-18

Day of Death 1944-06-01

Place of Birth Brooklyn [now in New York City], New York, USA

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Also Known As

  • John H. Dilson

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1944 Beautiful But Broke as Putnam
1943 Around the World as Colonel
1943 Happy Land as Charles Clayton
1943 Princess O'Rourke as Elevator Operator
1943 So's Your Uncle as Stevens
1943 All by Myself as Mr. Dilson
1943 Mission to Moscow as American Senator
1943 Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case as Green, Parole Board Member
1943 The Leopard Man as The Coroner
1943 This Land Is Mine as Mayor's Secretary
1943 King of the Cowboys as Bryson
1943 Slightly Dangerous as 'Telegram' reporter (uncredited)
1943 Idaho as Board Member
1942 The Great Gildersleeve as Mayor Appleton
1942 Madame Spy as Proprietor Martin
1942 A Night to Remember as Medical Examiner
1942 Queen of Broadway as Bickel
1942 The Mayor of 44th Street as Carter, the General Manager (as John H. Dilson)
1942 Wildcat as Gus Sloane
1942 Sabotage Squad as Guthrie
1942 Ten Gentlemen From West Point as Senator
1942 Tramp, Tramp, Tramp! as Judge Smith
1942 Obliging Young Lady as Uncle Joe
1942 Over My Dead Body as Editor
1941 Dick Tracy vs. Crime Inc. as Henry Weldon
1941 New York Town as Doctor (uncredited)
1941 Jesse James at Bay as Collins (uncredited)
1941 I'll Fix It as Burger, the lawyer
1941 Father Steps Out as Tom Oliver
1941 Sunset in Wyoming as Phipps
1941 Sergeant York as Reporter (uncredited)
1941 Cyclone on Horseback as Mr. Williams
1941 Naval Academy as John Frazier
1941 Citizen Kane as Ward Heeler (uncredited)
1941 The Lady from Cheyenne as Special Prosecutor Fitzpatrick
1941 Man Made Monster as Medical Examiner
1941 Andy Hardy's Private Secretary as Mr. Davis
1941 The Great Mr. Nobody as Pawnbroker
1941 Across the Sierras as Dan Woodworth
1940 No, No, Nanette as Desk Clerk
1940 Thundering Frontier as Carter Filmore
1940 You, the People as Mr. Sanders
1940 Phantom of Chinatown as Charlie Frasier
1940 Gallant Sons as Druggist
1940 Girls Under 21 as Albert Carter, School Principal
1940 Beyond the Sacramento as Jason Perry
1940 Marked Men as Dr. James Prentiss Harkness
1940 City for Conquest as Mr. Cahn - Man Buying Newspaper (uncredited)
1940 King of the Royal Mounted as Wall
1940 Public Deb No. 1 as Clerk
1940 The Great Profile as Doctor Perkins
1940 The Golden Fleecing as Cashier
1940 I Love You Again as Worker 'Trying It in Tile and Clay' (uncredited)
1940 My Love Came Back as Accountant (uncredited)
1940 Millionaires in Prison as Observer at Train Station
1940 Adventures of Red Ryder as Hale
1940 Hold That Woman! as Bill Lannigan
1940 Edison, the Man as Broker
1940 Charlie Chan's Murder Cruise as Police Doctor (uncredited)
1940 The Man with Nine Lives as John Hawthorne
1940 Dark Command as Town Leader
1940 The Grapes of Wrath as Bookseller as Bookseller (uncredited)
1940 Drums of Fu Manchu as Prof. Ezra Howard
1940 Women Without Names as Sheriff
1940 Pioneers of the West as Morgan
1940 The Big Premiere as Theater Owner
1940 Five Little Peppers at Home as Daniels
1940 Danger Ahead as Thomas Hatch
1940 Legion of the Lawless as Surveyor Dave Martin
1940 Brother Rat and a Baby as Pawnbroker
1940 Music in My Heart as City Editor (uncredited)
1939 Reno as Mr. Jones - Casino Manager
1939 Bad Little Angel as Mr. Brown, Man in Jim's Office (uncredited)
1939 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington as Secretary
1939 Scandal Sheet as Chris Durk
1939 Sabotage as Undetermined Supporting Role (uncredited)
1939 A Woman is the Judge as Ramsey
1939 Here I Am a Stranger as Professor
1939 Each Dawn I Die as Parole Board Member
1939 In Name Only as Head Train Steward
1939 The Man They Could Not Hang as King - City Editor
1939 When Tomorrow Comes as Man
1939 Andy Hardy Gets Spring Fever as Mr. Davis - School Principal
1939 S.O.S Tidal Wave as Appleby
1939 It's a Wonderful World as Doctor (uncredited)
1939 Ex-Champ as Lawton
1939 Fixer Dugan as Steve
1939 Weather Wizards as California Meteorologist
1939 Trouble in Sundown as Edward Simmons
1939 Money to Loan as Clarence Z. Dodds, Hanley's Accountant
1939 Blackwell's Island as Finlay
1939 Nancy Drew... Reporter as Deputy Coroner (uncredited)
1939 They Made Me a Criminal as Doctor
1939 Stand Up and Fight as Auctioneer
1938 Kentucky as Man at Race Track
1938 A Clean Sweep as Bank Manager
1938 Gang Bullets as Capt. Brown
1938 Tarnished Angel as Mr. Greer
1938 The Chaser as Process Server
1938 Racket Busters as Mr. Robbins
1938 Women in Prison as Henry Russell
1938 Who Killed Gail Preston? as Mr. Curran
1937 Borrowing Trouble as Clark
1937 The Shadow Strikes as Bill Gordan
1937 Love Is on the Air as Meeting Chairman
1937 Midnight Taxi as Doc Wilson
1937 Love Is News as Clerk (uncredited)
1937 Dick Tracy as Ellery Brewster [Chs. 1, 12]
1936 Robinson Crusoe of Clipper Island as E.G. Ellsworth
1936 The Public Pays as Milk Company Executive Moore (uncredited)
1936 And Sudden Death as Judge
1936 Easy Money as Lawyer Rusick
1936 Three of a Kind as Doc Adams
1936 The Drag-Net as Arnold Crane
1936 Hitch Hike To Heaven as Charlie Reed
1936 The Country Doctor as City Editor (uncredited)
1935 We're Only Human as Ballistics Expert
1935 Happiness C.O.D. as Snyder
1935 Twin Triplets as J. Benton, City Editor
1935 The Girl Who Came Back as Wadsworth
1935 Cheers of the Crowd as Barney Booth (as John H. Dilson)
1935 Every Night at Eight as Huxley
1935 Woman Wanted as Juror Talking to Mike
1934 A Man's Game as John T. Bradley
1934 I'll Tell the World as Legendre

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