Biography

Eugene William Pallette (July 8, 1889 – September 3, 1954) was an American actor. He appeared in over 240 silent era and sound era motion pictures between 1913 and 1946.

An overweight man with large stomach and deep, gravelly voice, Pallette is probably best-remembered for comic character roles such as Alexander Bullock, Carole Lombard's father, in My Man Godfrey (1936), his role as Friar Tuck in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) starring Errol Flynn and his similar role as Fray Felipe in The Mark of Zorro (1940) starring Tyrone Power

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Eugene William Pallette (July 8, 1889 – September 3, 1954) was an American actor. He appeared in over 240 silent era and sound era motion pictures between 1913 and 1946.

An overweight man with large stomach and deep, gravelly voice, Pallette is probably best-remembered for comic character roles such as Alexander Bullock, Carole Lombard's father, in My Man Godfrey (1936), his role as Friar Tuck in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) starring Errol Flynn and his similar role as Fray Felipe in The Mark of Zorro (1940) starring Tyrone Power

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

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 137

Birthday 1889-07-08

Day of Death 1954-09-03

Place of Birth Winfield, Kansas, USA

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Also Known As

  • Юджин Пэллет
  • Gene Pallette

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage as Himself (archive footage)
1946 Suspense as Harry Wheeler
1946 In Old Sacramento as Sheriff Jim Wales
1945 The Cheaters as James C. Pidgeon
1944 Lake Placid Serenade as Carl Cermak
1944 In the Meantime, Darling as Henry B. Preston
1944 Step Lively as Simon Jenkins
1944 Sensations of 1945 as Gus Crane
1944 Pin Up Girl as Barney Briggs
1944 Heavenly Days as Senator Bigbee
1943 The Gang's All Here as Andrew Mason Sr.
1943 The Kansan as Tom Waggoner
1943 Heaven Can Wait as E.F. Strabel
1943 Slightly Dangerous as Durstin
1943 It Ain't Hay as Gregory Warner
1943 The Voice That Thrilled the World as Himself (segment 'Lights of New York') (archive footage)
1942 Silver Queen as Steve Adams
1942 The Forest Rangers as Howard Huston
1942 The Big Street as Nicely Nicely Johnson
1942 Tales of Manhattan as Luther - Orman's butler
1942 Lady in a Jam as Mr. John Billingsley
1942 Are Husbands Necessary? as Bunker
1942 Almost Married as Doctor Dobson
1942 The Male Animal as Ed Keller
1941 Breakdowns of 1941 as Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
1941 Appointment for Love as George Hastings
1941 Swamp Water as Sheriff Jeb McKane
1941 Unfinished Business as Elmer
1941 World Premiere as Gregory Martin
1941 The Bride Came C.O.D. as Lucius K. Winfield
1941 The Lady Eve as Horace Pike
1941 Ride, Kelly, Ride as Duke Martin
1940 The Mark of Zorro as Friar Felipe
1940 A Little Bit of Heaven as Herrington
1940 He Stayed for Breakfast as Maurice Duval
1940 Sandy Is a Lady as P.J. Barnett
1940 It's a Date as Gov. Allen
1940 Young Tom Edison as Mr. Nelson
1939 First Love as James Clinton
1939 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington as Chick McGann
1939 Wife, Husband and Friend as Mike Craig
1938 There Goes My Heart as Mr. Stevens - Editor
1938 The Adventures of Robin Hood as Friar Tuck
1938 Breakdowns of 1938 as Himself
1937 One Hundred Men and a Girl as John R. Frost
1937 Topper as Casey - Seabreeze House Detective
1937 She Had to Eat as Raymond Q. Nash
1937 The Crime Nobody Saw as 'Babe' Lawton
1937 Clarence as Mr. Wheeler
1936 Stowaway as The Colonel
1936 Easy to Take as Dr. Reginald Kraft aka Doc
1936 Dishonour Bright as Busby
1936 My Man Godfrey as Alexander Bullock
1936 The Golden Arrow as Mr. Meyers
1935 The Ghost Goes West as Mr. Joe Martin
1935 Steamboat Round the Bend as Sheriff Rufe Jeffers
1935 Black Sheep as Col. Upton Calhoun Belcher
1935 Baby Face Harrington as Uncle Henry
1935 All the King's Horses as Conrad Q. Conley
1935 Bordertown as Charles 'Charlie' Roark
1934 Caravan as Gypsy Chief
1934 One Exciting Adventure as Kleinsilber
1934 The Dragon Murder Case as Sgt. Ernest Heath
1934 Friends Of Mr. Sweeney as Wynn Rixey
1934 Making the Rounds
1934 Strictly Dynamite as Sourwood
1934 I've Got Your Number as Joseph 'Joe' Flood
1934 Cross Country Cruise as Willy Bronson
1933 Mr. Skitch as Cliff Merriweather
1933 From Headquarters as Sgt. Boggs
1933 The Kennel Murder Case as Detective Heath
1933 Shanghai Madness as Lobo Lonergan
1933 Storm at Daybreak as Janos
1933 Hell Below as Mac Dougal - Chief Torpedo Man
1933 Made on Broadway as Terwilliger
1932 The Half Naked Truth as Achilles
1932 Wild Girl as Yuba Bill
1932 The Night Mayor as Hymie Shane
1932 Tom Brown of Culver as Deaf Diner
1932 Thunder Below as Bill Horner
1932 Strangers of the Evening as Detective Brubacher
1932 Dancers in the Dark as Gus
1932 Shanghai Express as Sam Salt
1931 Girls About Town as Benjamin Thomas
1931 Huckleberry Finn as Duke of Bilgewater
1931 Dude Ranch as Judd / Black Jed
1931 Gun Smoke as Stub Wallack
1931 The Stolen Jools as Reporter
1931 It Pays to Advertise as Cyrus Martin
1931 Fighting Caravans as Seth Higgins
1930 Sea Legs as Hyacinth Nitouche
1930 Playboy of Paris as Pierre Bourdin
1930 The Santa Fe Trail as Doc Brady
1930 Follow Thru as J.C. Effingham
1930 The Sea God as Square Deal McCarthy
1930 Let's Go Native as Deputy Sheriff 'Careful' Cuthbert
1930 The Border Legion as Bunco Davis
1930 Men Are Like That as Traffic Cop
1930 Paramount on Parade as Sergeant Heath
1930 The Benson Murder Case as Sgt. Edward Heath
1930 Slightly Scarlet as Sylvester Corbett
1930 The Kibitzer as Klaus
1929 Pointed Heels as Joe Carrington
1929 The Love Parade as Minister of War
1929 The Virginian as 'Honey' Wiggin
1929 The Greene Murder Case as Sgt. Ernest Heath
1929 The Studio Murder Mystery as Detective Lieutenant Dirk
1929 The Canary Murder Case as Sgt. Ernest Heath
1928 His Private Life as Henri Bérgere
1928 Out of the Ruins
1928 Lights of New York as Gene
1927 The Battle of the Century as Insurance agent (uncredited)
1927 Chicago as Rodney Casley
1927 The Second Hundred Years as Dinner Host (uncredited)
1927 Sugar Daddies as Hardy look-alike
1927 Assistant Wives
1927 Fluttering Hearts as Motorcycle Cop
1927 Prudence as Rent Collector
1927 Moulders of Men
1927 Should Men Walk Home? as Detective, Intelligence Bureau
1926 Desert Valley as Deputy
1926 Mantrap as E. Wesson Woodbury
1925 Wild Horse Mesa as Melberne Townsman
1924 Stupid, but Brave as Richard Peeling
1923 The Ten Commandments as Israelite Slave (uncredited)
1923 North of Hudson Bay as Peter Dane
1921 The Three Musketeers as Aramis
1921 Fine Feathers
1920 Terror Island as Guy Mourdant
1920 Alias Jimmy Valentine as 'Red' Jocelyn
1918 Madam Who as Lieutenant Conroy
1916 Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages as Prosper Latour (French Story)
1916 Gretchen the Greenhorn as Rodgers
1916 Going Straight as Jimmy Briggs
1916 The Children in the House as Arthur Vincent
1916 Sunshine dad as Alfred Evergreen
1915 The Birth of a Nation as Union Soldier

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