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Jay C. Flippen  (born March 6, 1899, Little Rock, Arkansas – February 3, 1971, Los Angeles, California) is an American character actor who often played police officers or weary criminals in many movies of the 1940s/'50s.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Jay C. Flippen  (born March 6, 1899, Little Rock, Arkansas – February 3, 1971, Los Angeles, California) is an American character actor who often played police officers or weary criminals in many movies of the 1940s/'50s.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Jay C. Flippen, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 83

Birthday 1899-03-06

Day of Death 1971-02-03

Place of Birth Little Rock, Arkansas, USA

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1988 James Stewart's Wonderful Life as (archive footage)
1971 The Seven Minutes as Luther Yerkes
1969 Bracken's World (1 episode)
1968 The Sound of Anger as Judge Prentiss
1968 Hellfighters as Jack Lomax
1968 Firecreek as Mr. Pittman
1967 Judd for the Defense (1 episode)
1967 The Spirit Is Willing as Mother
1967 Ironside (1 episode)
1966 Fame Is the Name of the Game as Dizzy Shaner
1966 That Girl (1 episode)
1965 Cat Ballou as Sheriff Cardigan
1965 The Greatest Story Ever Told as Drunken Soldier - Herod Antipas' Court (uncredited)
1964 Looking for Love as Ralph Front
1963 Kraft Suspense Theatre (1 episode)
1963 Burke's Law (2 episodes)
1963 Vacation Playhouse (1 episode)
1962 How the West Was Won as Huggins (uncredited)
1962 Ensign O'Toole (32 episodes) as Chief Petty Officer Homer Nelson
1962 The Virginian (2 episodes)
1961 Bus Stop (1 episode)
1960 The Plunderers as Sheriff McCauley
1960 Route 66 (1 episode)
1960 Thriller (1 episode)
1960 Studs Lonigan as Father Gilhooey
1960 Wild River as Hamilton Garth
1959 Johnny Ringo (1 episode)
1959 Rawhide (3 episodes)
1958 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (1 episode)
1958 Wanted: Dead or Alive (1 episode)
1958 From Hell to Texas as Jake Leffertfinger
1957 Escape from Red Rock as Sheriff John Costaine
1957 Jet Pilot as Maj. Gen. Black
1957 The Deerslayer as Old Tom Hutter
1957 Run of the Arrow as Walking Coyote
1957 The Midnight Story as Sgt. Jack Gillen
1957 Night Passage as Ben Kimball
1957 The Restless Breed as Marshal Steve Evans
1957 Public Pigeon No. 1
1957 Hot Summer Night as Oren Kobble
1957 The Halliday Brand as Chad Burris
1956 The King and Four Queens as Bartender
1956 The Killing as Marvin Unger
1956 7th Cavalry as Sgt. Bates
1955 Oklahoma! as Skidmore
1955 Kismet as Jawan
1955 The 20th Century Fox Hour (1 episode)
1955 Gunsmoke (1 episode)
1955 Strategic Air Command as Tom Doyle
1955 Man Without a Star as Strap Davis
1955 It's Always Fair Weather as Charles Z. Culloran
1955 Six Bridges to Cross as Vincent Concannon
1954 Climax! (4 episodes)
1954 Carnival Story as Charley Grayson
1954 The Far Country as Marshall Rube Morris
1953 The Wild One as Sheriff Stew Singer
1953 East of Sumatra as Mac
1953 Devil's Canyon as Guard Captain Jack Wells
1953 Thunder Bay as Kermit MacDonald
1952 Bend of the River as Jeremy Baile
1952 The Las Vegas Story as Capt. H.A. Harris
1952 Woman of the North Country as Axel Nordlund
1951 The Model and the Marriage Broker as Dan Chancellor
1951 The Lady from Texas as Sheriff Mike McShane
1951 The People Against O'Hara as Sven Norson
1951 Flying Leathernecks as MSgt. Clancy, Line Chief
1951 The Lemon Drop Kid as Straight Flush Tony
1950 Two Flags West as Sgt. Terrance Duey
1950 Lux Video Theatre (1 episode)
1950 Winchester '73 as Sergeant Wilkes
1950 The Yellow Cab Man as Hugo
1950 Buccaneer's Girl as Jared Hawkins
1949 Oh, You Beautiful Doll as Lippy Brannigan
1949 Trapped as Bartender
1949 Down to the Sea in Ships as Luke Sewell
1949 A Woman's Secret as Police Insp. Jim Fowler
1948 They Live by Night as Henry "T-Dub" Mansfield
1947 Intrigue as Mike, the bartender (as J.C. Flippen)
1947 Brute Force as Hodges (guard)
1936 Flippen's Frolics
1934 Marie Galante as Sailor in Bar
1934 Million Dollar Ransom as Singer
1928 The Ham What Am as Himself

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