Biography

James Anderson (July 13, 1921 – September 14, 1969), sometimes billed as Kyle James, was an American television and film actor of the 1950s and 1960s. He is probably best known for his role as Robert E. Lee "Bob" Ewell in To Kill a Mockingbird (1962).

He made over 120 appearances, mostly in television and several films between 1941 and 1969. He made three guest appearances on Perry Mason, including the role of murder victim Frank Anderson in the 1958 episode, "The Case of the Pint-Sized Client," and murder victim Stanley Piper in the 1960 episode, "The Case of the Ill-Fated Faker." He appeared in a number of westerns throughout his career, often playing a gun-for-hire or outlaw. He died of a heart attack on September 14, 1969. Two films he appeared in The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1969) and Little Big Man (1970) were released posthumously.

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James Anderson (July 13, 1921 – September 14, 1969), sometimes billed as Kyle James, was an American television and film actor of the 1950s and 1960s. He is probably best known for his role as Robert E. Lee "Bob" Ewell in To Kill a Mockingbird (1962).

He made over 120 appearances, mostly in television and several films between 1941 and 1969. He made three guest appearances on Perry Mason, including the role of murder victim Frank Anderson in the 1958 episode, "The Case of the Pint-Sized Client," and murder victim Stanley Piper in the 1960 episode, "The Case of the Ill-Fated Faker." He appeared in a number of westerns throughout his career, often playing a gun-for-hire or outlaw. He died of a heart attack on September 14, 1969. Two films he appeared in The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1969) and Little Big Man (1970) were released posthumously.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 63

Birthday 1921-07-13

Day of Death 1969-09-14

Place of Birth Wetumpka, Alabama, USA

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Also Known As

  • Kyle James
  • James Kyle
  • Jim Anderson
  • James K Anderson

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1970 Little Big Man as Sergeant
1970 The Ballad of Cable Hogue as Preacher
1969 Take the Money and Run as Chain Gang Warden
1967 The Guns of Will Sonnett (1 episode)
1967 Judd for the Defense (1 episode)
1965 Run for Your Life (1 episode)
1965 The Legend of Jesse James (1 episode)
1965 Branded (2 episodes)
1964 Daniel Boone (1 episode)
1963 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1 episode)
1963 The Dakotas (1 episode)
1962 To Kill a Mockingbird as Robert E. Lee "Bob" Ewell
1962 The Virginian (1 episode)
1962 Sam Benedict (1 episode)
1961 Dr. Kildare (1 episode)
1960 COronado 9 (1 episode)
1959 Laramie (1 episode)
1959 Tightrope (1 episode)
1959 Rawhide (3 episodes)
1958 I Married a Monster from Outer Space as Weldon
1958 The Rifleman (1 episode)
1958 The Texan (2 episodes)
1958 Bronco (1 episode)
1958 The Thing That Couldn't Die as Boyd Abercrombie
1958 Sea Hunt (1 episode)
1957 Maverick (2 episodes)
1957 Perry Mason (3 episodes)
1957 Have Gun – Will Travel (2 episodes)
1957 Code 3 (1 episode)
1957 The Big Land as Bob Cole
1957 Official Detective (1 episode)
1956 Running Target as Ora L. Strothers
1956 Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater (3 episodes)
1956 Tension at Table Rock as Lerner
1956 The Rawhide Years as Deputy Wade
1956 Telephone Time (1 episode)
1956 Fury at Gunsight Pass as O'Neil
1955 The Marauders as Louis Ferber
1955 Cheyenne (1 episode)
1955 Navy Log (1 episode)
1955 Gunsmoke (9 episodes)
1955 Seven Angry Men as Henry Thompson
1955 The Millionaire (1 episode)
1954 Medic (1 episode)
1954 Lassie (1 episode)
1954 Riot in Cell Block 11 as Guard Acton
1954 The Lone Wolf (2 episodes)
1953 Donovan's Brain as Chief Tuttle
1953 Letter to Loretta (2 episodes)
1953 Arrowhead as Jerry August
1953 The Great Jesse James Raid as Johnny Dorette
1952 Ruby Gentry as Lucien/Jewel Corey
1952 Hopalong Cassidy (1 episode)
1952 The Duel at Silver Creek as Rat Face Blake (as Kyle James)
1952 The Last Musketeer as Russ Tasker
1951 Dragnet (3 episodes)
1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (2 episodes)
1951 Racket Squad (1 episode)
1951 Along the Great Divide as Dan Roden
1951 Five as Eric
1950 Hunt the Man Down as Richard Kincaid / William H. Jackson
1950 The Gene Autry Show (1 episode)
1941 Sergeant York as Eb (uncredited)

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