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Thurston Hall (May 10, 1882 – February 20, 1958) was an American film actor. He appeared in 250 films between 1915 and 1957 and is probably best remembered for his portrayal, during the later stages of his career, of often pompous or blustering authority figures.

Hall's best-known television role was as Mr. Schuyler, the boss of Cosmo Topper (played by Leo G. Carroll), in the 1950s television series, Topper (1953–1956).

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Thurston Hall (May 10, 1882 – February 20, 1958) was an American film actor. He appeared in 250 films between 1915 and 1957 and is probably best remembered for his portrayal, during the later stages of his career, of often pompous or blustering authority figures.

Hall's best-known television role was as Mr. Schuyler, the boss of Cosmo Topper (played by Leo G. Carroll), in the 1950s television series, Topper (1953–1956).

Description above from the Wikipedia article Thurston Hall, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 188

Birthday 1882-05-10

Day of Death 1958-02-20

Place of Birth Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1957 Maverick (1 episode)
1957 Affair in Reno as J.B. Del Monte
1956 The Adventures of Hiram Holliday (23 episodes) as Harrison Prentice
1956 The Go-Getter as Mr. Higgins
1954 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (1 episode)
1954 Lassie (1 episode)
1954 Born in Freedom: The Story of Colonel Drake as James M. Townsend
1953 Topper (2 episodes)
1953 Letter to Loretta (1 episode)
1953 The Band Wagon as Colonel Tripp (uncredited)
1952 The Abbott and Costello Show (1 episode)
1952 Hopalong Cassidy (2 episodes)
1952 It Grows on Trees as Mr. Sleamish
1952 My Little Margie (1 episode)
1952 Carson City as Charles Crocker
1952 Skirts Ahoy! as Thatcher Kinston
1952 Night Stage to Galveston as Colonel James Bellamy
1952 One Big Affair as Mr. G
1952 Dangerous Assignment (1 episode)
1951 Racket Squad (1 episode)
1951 Whirlwind as Big Jim Lassiter
1951 Belle Le Grand as Parkington
1950 The Bandit Queen as Governor
1950 One Too Many as Kenneth Simes
1950 Bright Leaf as Phillips
1950 Federal Agent at Large as 'Big Bill' Dixon
1950 Chain Gang as John McKelvey, news publisher
1949 Bride for Sale as Trisby
1949 Square Dance Jubilee as G.K.
1949 Rim of the Canyon as Big Tim Hanlon
1949 The Fountainhead as Businessman at Party (uncredited)
1949 Stagecoach Kid as Peter Arnold
1949 Manhattan Angel as Everett H. Burton
1949 Rusty Saves a Life as Counsellor Frank A. Gibson
1948 Blondie's Secret as George Whiteside
1948 Miraculous Journey as Kendricks
1948 Up in Central Park as Governor Motley
1948 Three Daring Daughters as Howie
1947 It Had to Be You as Ned Harrington
1947 Mourning Becomes Electra as Dr. Blake
1947 The Unfinished Dance as Mr. Ronsell
1947 Black Gold as Colonel Caldwell
1947 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty as Bruce Pierce
1947 The Son of Rusty as Franklyn B. Gibson
1947 Swing the Western Way as Jasper Jim Bandy
1947 Welcome Stranger as Congressman Beeker
1947 The Farmer's Daughter as Wilbur Johnson
1946 Three Little Girls in Blue as Col. Clay
1946 Two Sisters from Boston as Mr. Lawrence Tyburt Patterson, Sr.
1946 One More Tomorrow as Thomas Rufus Collier II
1946 She Wrote the Book as Horace Van Cleve
1946 Without Reservations as Henry Baldwin
1945 Song of the Prairie as Jerome Wingate
1945 West of the Pecos as Col. Lambeth
1945 The Gay Senorita as J.J. Frentiss
1945 Lady on a Train as Josiah Waring
1945 Blonde from Brooklyn as "Colonel" Hubert Farnsworth
1945 Don Juan Quilligan as First Judge
1945 Thrill of a Romance as J.P. Bancroft (uncredited)
1945 Brewster's Millions as Colonel Drew
1945 Bring on the Girls as Rutledge
1944 Something for the Boys as Colonel Jefferson L. Calhoun (uncredited)
1944 Ever Since Venus as Edgar Pomeroy
1944 In Society as Mr. Van Cleve
1944 Song of Nevada as John Barrabee
1944 Wilson as Senator Edward H. 'Big Ed' Jones
1944 Goodnight, Sweetheart as Judge James Rutherford
1944 Cover Girl as Tony Pastor (uncredited)
1943 Footlight Glamour as Randolph Wheeler
1943 Hoosier Holiday as Henry P. Fairchild
1943 I Dood It as Kenneth 'Ken' Cawlor
1943 This Land Is Mine as Mayor Henry Manville
1943 Sherlock Holmes in Washington as Sen. Henry Babcock
1943 Crash Dive as Senator from Texas
1943 He Hired the Boss as Mr. Bates
1943 The Youngest Profession as Mr. Drew
1943 One Dangerous Night as Inspector Crane
1943 The Hard Way as Harry - Motion Picture Executive (uncredited)
1942 The Great Gildersleeve as Governor Jonathan Stafford
1942 Counter-Espionage as Insp. Crane
1942 Call of the Canyon as Grantley B. Johnson
1942 Her Cardboard Lover as Mr. Garthwaite - Barling's Lawyer (uncredited)
1942 Twin Beds as Horace Touchstone
1942 Hello, Annapolis as Capt. Wendall
1942 The Great Man's Lady as Mr. Sempler
1942 Shepherd of the Ozarks as James Maloney
1942 Rings on Her Fingers
1942 The Night Before the Divorce as Bert Harriman
1942 Sleepytime Gal as Mr. Adams
1941 Pacific Blackout as Williams
1941 Remember the Day as Gov. Teller
1941 Design for Scandal as Northcott
1941 Secrets of the Lone Wolf as Inspector Crane
1941 Nine Lives Are Not Enough as Huntley
1941 Hold That Ghost as Alderman Birch (uncredited)
1941 Accent on Love as T. J. Triton
1941 In the Navy as Lead Senator (uncredited)
1941 She Knew All the Answers as J. D. Sutton
1941 Washington Melodrama as Sen. Morton
1941 The Great Lie as Oscar Worthington James
1941 Repent at Leisure as Jay Buckingham
1941 The Lone Wolf Takes a Chance as Inspector Crane
1941 Flight from Destiny as Dean Somers
1941 Life with Henry as Mr. Woodring
1941 Four Mothers as Mr. Davis (uncredited)
1941 Where Did You Get That Girl? as Stuyvesant, Four Star Record Co. President
1940 The Invisible Woman as Hudson
1940 Kiddie Kure as Bill "Old Man" Morton
1940 Friendly Neighbors as The Governor
1940 The Lone Wolf Keeps a Date as Inspector Crane
1940 City for Conquest as Max Leonard
1940 The Golden Fleecing as Charles Engel
1940 The Great McGinty as Mr. Maxwell
1940 Millionaires in Prison as Harold Kellogg
1940 The Lone Wolf Meets a Lady as Inspector Crane
1940 Alias the Deacon as Jim Cunningham
1940 In Old Missouri as John Pittman Sr.
1940 Virginia City as Gen. George Meade
1940 Blondie on a Budget as Brice
1940 The Blue Bird as Father Time
1939 First Love as Anthony Drake
1939 Jeepers Creepers as M.K. Durant
1939 Sued for Libel as David Hastings
1939 Dancing Co-Ed as Henry W. Workman
1939 The Day the Bookies Wept as Col. March
1939 The Star Maker as Mr. Proctor
1939 Each Dawn I Die as Hanley
1939 Mutiny on the Blackhawk as Sam Bailey
1939 Ex-Champ as Mr. Courtney
1939 Dodge City as Twitchell
1939 Three Smart Girls Grow Up as Senator
1939 You Can't Cheat an Honest Man as Mr. Archibald Bel-Goodie
1938 Going Places as Col. Withering
1938 Out West with the Hardys as H.R. Bruxton
1938 Spring Madness as Charles Platt
1938 Hard to Get as John Atwater
1938 Campus Confessions as William Atterbury, Sr.
1938 The Affairs of Annabel as Major
1938 The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse as Grant
1938 Professor Beware as J.J. Van Buren
1938 Fast Company as Dist. Atty. MacMillen
1938 Squadron of Honor as Bob Metcalf
1938 The Main Event as Captain Phillips
1938 Women Are Like That as Claudius King
1938 There's Always a Woman as District Attorney
1938 No Time To Marry as Pettensall
1937 Murder in Greenwich Village as Charles Cabot
1937 Counsel for Crime as Sen. Maddox
1937 It Can't Last Forever as Fulton
1937 Venus Makes Trouble as Harlan Darrow
1937 I Promise to Pay as Police Captain Hall
1937 Oh, Doctor as 'Doc' Erasmus Thurston
1937 We Have Our Moments as Frank Rutherford
1937 Women of Glamour as Mr. Stark
1937 Don't Tell the Wife as Major Manning
1936 Lady from Nowhere as James Gordon Barnes
1936 Theodora Goes Wild as Arthur Stevenson
1936 The Man Who Lived Twice as Dr. Clifford L. Schuyler
1936 Trapped by Television as John Curtis
1936 The King Steps Out as Major
1936 Roaming Lady as E. J. Reid
1936 Devil's Squadron as Major Metcalf
1936 Pride of the Marines as Col. Gage
1936 Don't Gamble with Love as Martin Gage
1935 The Lone Wolf Returns as Inspector Crane
1935 Too Tough To Kill as Jim Whitney
1935 Crime and Punishment as Editor
1935 Metropolitan as T. Simon Hunter
1935 A Feather in Her Hat as Sir Elroyd Joyce
1935 She Couldn't Take It as Party Guest
1935 The Girl Friend as George S. Harmon
1935 Atlantic Adventure as City Editor Rutherford
1935 The Black Room as Col. Paul Hassel
1935 Love Me Forever as Maurizio
1935 After the Dance as District Attorney
1935 Hooray for Love as Jason Thatcher
1931 A Burglar to the Rescue as The Banker, Steve Corley
1924 The Great Well as Peter Starling
1921 The Iron Trail as Curtis Gordon
1919 The Spitfire of Seville
1919 The Exquisite Thief as Algernon P. Smythe
1919 Who Will Marry Me?
1918 The Brazen Beauty
1918 An Alien Enemy as David J. Hale
1917 Love Letters
1917 The Price Mark
1917 Cleopatra as Antony
1917 The Show Down

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