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Maurice Black (I) (1891–1938)

Maurice Black was born on January 14, 1891 in Queens, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Little Caesar (1931), Flying Down to Rio (1933) and Smart Money (1931). He was married to Edythe Raynore. He died on January 18, 1938 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Little Caesar
Little Caesar Little Arnie Lorch
Flying Down to Rio
Flying Down to Rio One of the Three Greeks
Smart Money
Smart Money Greek Barber
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 1938 Walking Down Broadway
Norton (uncredited)
 1937 The Firefly
Pigeon Vendor (uncredited)
 1937 The Life of Emile Zola
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1936 A Son Comes Home
Greek Sailor (uncredited)
 1936 Silly Billies
Bandit with Toothache (uncredited)
 1936 Exclusive Story
Martinello (uncredited)
 1935 Stars Over Broadway
Jim Flugel (uncredited)
 1935 The Last Days of Pompeii
Attendant in Gladiators' Training Room (uncredited)
 1935 The Crusades
Amir (uncredited)
 1935 Orchids to You
Flower Seller (uncredited)
 1935 The Daring Young Man
Florist (uncredited)
 1935 Under the Pampas Moon
Patron (uncredited)
 1935 Bride of Frankenstein
Gypsy (uncredited)
 1934 The Mighty Barnum
Imposter (uncredited)
 1934 Gift of Gab
Audition Room Owner (uncredited)
 1934 Friends of Mr. Sweeney
Pierre, the Headwaiter (uncredited)
 1934 Sixteen Fathoms Deep
Nick - Henhman / Crewman
 1933 Twin Screws (Short)
 1933 Flying Down to Rio
One of the Three Greeks
 1933 Tillie and Gus
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1933 Night Flight
Nightclub Manager (uncredited)
 1933 Ship of Wanted Men
George Spinoli
 1933 Her First Mate
Boat Extra on Steps (uncredited)
 1933 A Shriek in the Night
Josephus Martini (uncredited)
 1933 Stolen by Gypsies or Beer and Bicycles (Short)
 1933 I Cover the Waterfront
 1933 Picture Snatcher
Speakeasy Proprietor (uncredited)
 1933 Elmer, the Great
Dice Dealer (uncredited)
 1933 The Cohens and Kellys in Trouble
Nick (uncredited)
 1933 Lost in Limehouse (Short)
Hoo Flung
 1933 The Keyhole
Cuban Jewelry Salesman (uncredited)
 1933 Blondie Johnson
Tony (uncredited)
 1933 Grand Slam
Paul (uncredited)
 1932 Rasputin and the Empress
Revolutionary Soldier (uncredited)
 1932 The Face on the Barroom Floor
Cesar Vanzetti
 1932 The All-American
Blackie Doyle
 1932 Tiger Shark
Jean Fernandez - a Shipwrecked Crewman (uncredited)
 1932 The King Murder
Philip Scott
 1932 The Engineer's Daughter; or, Iron Minnie's Revenge (Short)
Hobo on Second Train
 1932 The Strange Love of Molly Louvain
Nicky's Pal (uncredited)
 1932 The Famous Ferguson Case
Kaplan (scenes deleted)
 1932 While Paris Sleeps
 1932 Rule 'Em and Weep (Short)
 1932 Symphony of Six Million
Felix's Patient (uncredited)
 1932 Scarface
Jim - Headwaiter (uncredited)
 1932 Steady Company
 1932 Dancers in the Dark
 1932 Stowaway
Undetermined role
 1931 Stung (Short)
The Accused
 1931 The Great Junction Hotel (Short)
 1931 Sob Sister
Gimp Peters (uncredited)
 1931 Julius Sizzer (Short)
 1931 Oh! Oh! Cleopatra (Short)
 1931 Women Go on Forever
 1931 Smart Money
Greek Barber
 1931 Let's Do Things (Short)
Nightclub Manager (uncredited)
 1931 The Spy
Commissar (unconfirmed)
 1931 Dangerous Daze (Short)
 1931 Sit Tight
Mr. White (uncredited)
 1931 Lonely Wives
Taxi Driver
 1931 No Limit
 1931 Little Caesar
Little Arnie Lorch
 1930 Breakfast in Bed (Short)
 1930/I Big Money
Lewis Wilder
 1930 Renegades
Cafe Manager (uncredited)
 1930 Brothers
Giuseppe Michaelo Lorenzo
 1930 The Sea God
 1930 Abraham Lincoln
Conspirator (uncredited)
 1930 Common Clay
Speakeasy Proprietor (uncredited)
 1930 The Chumps (Short)
Deuce Evans
 1930 Live and Learn (Short)
 1930 Numbered Men
Lou Rinaldo
 1930 True to the Navy
Sharpie (uncredited)
 1930 The Runaway Bride
'Red' Dugan (uncredited)
 1930 Show Girl in Hollywood
Actor in Scene (uncredited)
 1930 Framed
Bing Murdock
 1930 Street of Chance
 1929 Song of Love
Tony Giuseppe (uncredited)
 1929 Dark Streets
Beefy Barker
 1929 Broadway Babies
Nick Stepanos
 1929 Leaping Love (Short)
Nate / Club Manager
 1929 Meet the Missus (Short)
 1929 Square Shoulders
Hook (as Johnny Morris)
 1929 The Carnation Kid
 1928 Romance of the Underworld
Maitre D' (uncredited)
 1928 Marked Money
 1928 Show Folks
Vaudeville Performer
 1928 Captain Swagger
Manager, Viennese Club (uncredited)

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