Biography

Leo White (born Leo Weiss) grew up in England and began his stage career there. In 1910 he came to the United States and the following year started working in Silent films. Typically cast as a dapper continental villain or a nobleman, White frequently played uncredited bit parts and as a character actor in many Charlie Chaplin productions. Multiple online sites indicate that he was born in 1882. However his grave marker clearly presents birth year as having been 1873.

Leo White (born Leo Weiss) grew up in England and began his stage career there. In 1910 he came to the United States and the following year started working in Silent films. Typically cast as a dapper continental villain or a nobleman, White frequently played uncredited bit parts and as a character actor in many Charlie Chaplin productions. Multiple online sites indicate that he was born in 1882. However his grave marker clearly presents birth year as having been 1873.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 160

Birthday 1873-11-10

Day of Death 1948-09-20

Place of Birth Graudenz, Kingdom of Prussia, German Empire [now Grudziadz, Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland]

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Also Known As

  • Leo Herbert White
  • Лео Вайт

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1946 The Verdict as Cabbie
1946 Movieland Magic
1945 The Great American Mug as Rival Barber (uncredited)
1945 The Big Show-Off as Picasso Putschnik
1944 Arsenic and Old Lace as Man in Phone Booth (uncredited)
1944 Mr. Skeffington as Henri's Assistant Beautician (uncredited)
1943 Background to Danger as Whispering Agent
1943 The Mysterious Doctor as Headless Man
1943 Happy Times and Jolly Moments as (archive footage)
1942 Vaudeville Days as Stage Manager (uncredited)
1942 Casablanca as Emile - Waiter (uncredited)
1942 Gentleman Jim as Headwaiter (uncredited)
1942 Eatin' on the Cuff or The Moth Who Came to Dinner as Piano Player
1942 Spy Ship as Waiter
1941 Dangerously They Live as Sidewalk Onlooker
1940 The Letter as Man at Trial
1940 The Great Dictator as Hynkel's Barber (uncredited)
1940 Just a Cute Kid as First Man in Derby
1940 City for Conquest as Dance Contest Observer (uncredited)
1940 No Time for Comedy as Actor in Show
1940 The Sea Hawk
1940 A Fugitive from Justice as Man in Saloon
1940 Torrid Zone as Smiling Man to Whom Lee Sings
1940 An Angel from Texas as Stagehand
1940 Alex in Wonderland as Pie Hurling Chef
1939 Four Wives as Guest at Wedding Reception (uncredited)
1939 Kid Nightingale as Creditor with Mustache / Fight Crowd Extra
1939 The Roaring Twenties as Nightclub Patron
1939 Smashing the Money Ring as Convict in Cell 363
1939 On Your Toes as Member of Ballet Troupe
1939 Slapsie Maxie's as Headwaiter (uncredited)
1939 Blackmail as Prisoner
1939 Each Dawn I Die as Taxi Driver
1939 Torchy Blane.. Playing with Dynamite as Wrestling Match Spectator
1939 Daughters Courageous as Peanut Vendor
1939 Quiet, Please as Make-Up Man (uncredited)
1939 Naughty But Nice as Extra in Courtroom
1939 Nancy Drew... Trouble Shooter as Man in Sheriff's Office (uncredited)
1939 Code of the Secret Service as Extra Watching Casino Fight
1939 Women in the Wind as Mechanic / Cleveland Spectator
1939 Nancy Drew... Reporter as Newspaper Office Worker (uncredited)
1939 Torchy Blane in Chinatown as Waiter
1938 Going Places as Store Customer / Steeplechase Observer
1938 Smashing the Rackets as Juror
1938 Gold Diggers in Paris as Padrinsky's Pianist (uncredited)
1938 Torchy Blane in Panama as Proprietor
1938 He Couldn't Say No as Man Commenting at Ambulance
1938 Daredevil Drivers as Burnell Office Worker Stealing Cigars
1937 She Loved a Fireman as Tony Bronson - Barber
1937 The Devil's Saddle Legion as Hotel Bystander
1937 Talent Scout as Extra in Studio Lunchroom
1937 Blazing Sixes as Extra as Dancer
1937 The Go-Getter as Man in streetcar reading newspaper (uncredited)
1937 Men In Exile as Flamingo Waiter
1937 Midnight Court as Harvey - Shanley's Butler
1937 Ready, Willing and Able as Tenant
1937 Penrod and Sam as Mediator
1937 Espionage as Barber
1937 Her Husband's Secretary as Jewelry Clerk
1937 The Great O'Malley as Ben - The Hot Dog Vendor
1937 Guns of the Pecos as Poker Player
1936 The Captain's Kid as Juror
1936 Here Comes Carter as Extra Walking in Hallway at KLA
1936 Trailin' West as Card Dealer
1936 Jailbreak as Convict in Cell
1936 Satan Met a Lady as Room Service Waiter
1936 The Singing Kid as Man Wearing Top Hat
1936 Road Gang as Convict at Farm (uncredited)
1936 The Walking Dead as Man in Courtroom (uncredited)
1936 I Married a Doctor as Party Guest
1935 Broadway Hostess as Henri - Beauty Salon Owner
1935 Stars Over Broadway as Man at Bar in Dempsey's
1935 Personal Maid's Secret as Waiter
1935 Dr. Socrates as Tailor
1935 Keystone Hotel as Frenchman
1935 Broadway Gondolier as de Vinci's Friend
1935 Front Page Woman as Taxi Driver (uncredited)
1935 Stranded as Haines, a Drunken Worker (uncredited)
1935 A Night at the Ritz as Clothes Salesman
1935 Gold Diggers of 1935 as Clerk Selling Perfume (uncredited)
1934 Gentlemen Are Born as Waiter
1934 Done in Oil as 2nd French Art Expert
1934 The Personality Kid as Fight Fan
1934 The Thin Man as Leo - Waiter (uncredited)
1933 The Kennel Murder Case as Chicago Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
1933 Meet The Baron as A Chef
1933 Stage Mother as Percy - Audition Manager
1933 Broadway to Hollywood as Joe Weber
1933 Lady for a Day as Pierre (uncredited)
1933 The Devil's in Love as Rena's Club Dance Director
1933 Maids a la Mode as Andre (uncredited)
1932 Rasputin and the Empress as Reveler at Party (uncredited)
1932 New Morals For Old as Art Student (uncredited)
1932 Grand Hotel as Hotel Porter (uncredited)
1932 Huddle as Waiter
1932 Beauty and the Boss as Man in Elevator (uncredited)
1932 Arsène Lupin as Jeweller
1931 This Modern Age as Party Guest (uncredited)
1931 Sweepstakes as Thin Cook
1931 Die Maske fällt
1930 Anna Christie as Man at Bar (uncredited)
1930 Way for a Sailor as Seaman
1930 Call of the Flesh as Impressario's Assistant
1930 The Florodora Girl as Mr. Crownshield
1930 Roaring Ranch
1930 The Woman Racket as Oscar - the Chef
1929 Born to the Saddle as Clyde Montmorency Wilpenny
1929 Taking the Count
1929 Campus Knights
1928 Here Comes a Sailor
1927 Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans as Barber (uncredited)
1926 On the Front Page as Beauty Expert
1925 Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ as Sanballat
1925 Paths to Paradise as Gang Member (uncredited)
1925 The Lost World as Percy Potts
1924 Wolves of the North as Sir Percival Pembroke
1924 A Lady of Quality as Sir Humphrey Ware
1924 Forbidden Paradise as Driver (uncredited)
1923 The Marriage Maker as Morris
1923 Why Worry? as Herculeo
1922 Blood and Sand as Antonio
1920 Married to Order as The Milkman
1920 Don't Park Here as Member of the Auto Thief's Gang
1920 An Adventuress as Prince Halbere
1919 The Flirts as Monsieur Coco
1919 Rolling Stone as Bolsheviki Leader
1918 He's In Again as The Prize Fighter
1918 Triple Trouble as Count
1918 Bright and Early as An Honest Crook
1918 The Scholar as The Tough Kid
1918 Amarilly of Clothes-Line Alley as Manicurist (uncredited)
1918 The Stranger as The Greaser
1917 The Pest as The Count
1917 The Hobo as Mr. Fox
1917 The Candy Kid as Rival Propreitor
1917 The Chief Cook as Ham
1917 The Villain as Unknown role
1917 Cupid's Rival as Rich Artist
1917 Easy Street as Policeman (uncredited)
1916 Behind the Screen as Stagehand (uncredited)
1916 The Count as Count Broko
1916 The Vagabond as Old Jew / Gypsy Woman (uncredited)
1916 The Fireman as Owner of Burning House
1916 Police as Fruitseller / Flop House Manager / Policeman
1916 The Floorwalker as A Customer
1915 A Burlesque on Carmen as A Civil Guard
1915 A Night in the Show as Frenchman / Negro in Balcony
1915 Shanghaied as Third Shanghaied Seaman
1915 The Bank as Clerk
1915 A Woman as Idler in the Park
1915 Work as The Secret Lover
1915 The Tramp as First Thief
1915 A Jitney Elopement as Count Chloride de Lime, Edna's Suitor
1915 In the Park as The Count, Elegant Masher
1915 The Champion as Crooked gambler
1915 A Night Out as 'French' Dandy / Desk clerk
1915 His New Job as Actor, Hussar Officer
1914 Leading Lizzie Astray as Cafe Patron (uncredited)
1914 The Laundress
1914 Sweedie Learns to Swim as Mr. Rich

Writing

1918 Triple Trouble Story Screenplay

Directing

1918 Triple Trouble Director

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