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John Boles (1895–1969)

John Boles was born on October 28, 1895 in Greenville, Texas, USA. He was an actor, known for Frankenstein (1931), Stella Dallas (1937) and Curly Top (1935). He was married to Marcelite Dobbs. He died on February 27, 1969 in San Angelo, Texas. See full bio »

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Known For

Frankenstein Victor Moritz
Stella Dallas
Stella Dallas Stephen Dallas
Curly Top
Curly Top Edward Morgan
The Littlest Rebel
The Littlest Rebel Capt. Herbert Cary


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 1952 Babes in Bagdad
 1943 Thousands Cheer
Col. Bill Jones
 1942 Between Us Girls
Steven J. Forbes
 1938 Sinners in Paradise
Jim Taylor
 1938 Romance in the Dark
Antal Kovach
 1937 As Good as Married
Alexander Drew
 1936 A Message to Garcia
Lieutenant Andrew Rowan
 1935 The Littlest Rebel
Capt. Herbert Cary
 1935 Redheads on Parade
John Bruce
 1935 Orchids to You
Thomas Bentley
 1935 Curly Top
Edward Morgan
 1934 Music in the Air
Bruno Mahler
 1934 The White Parade
Ronald Hall III
 1934 Wild Gold
Steve Miller
 1934 Stand Up and Cheer!
John Boles
 1934 Bottoms Up
Hal Reed
 1934 I Believed in You
Michael Harrison
 1934 Beloved
Carl Hausmann
 1933 My Lips Betray
King Rupert aka Captain von Linden
 1932 6 Hours to Live
Karl Kranz
 1932 Back Street
Walter D. Saxel
 1932 Careless Lady
Stephen Illington
 1931 Good Sport
Boyce Cameron
 1931 Seed
Bart Carter
 1931 One Heavenly Night
Count Mirko Tibor
 1930 King of Jazz
Vocalist ('Song of the Dawn' / 'It Happened in Monterey')
 1930 Song of the West
Captain Stanton
 1929 Rio Rita
Captain Jim Stewart
 1929 Scandal
 1928 The Bride of the Colorado
John Barrows
 1928 Man-Made Women
John Payson
 1928 The Water Hole
Bert Durland
 1928 Virgin Lips
Barry Blake
 1928 Fazil
John Clavering
 1928 We Americans
Hugh Bradleigh
 1928 The Shepherd of the Hills
Young Matt
 1925 Excuse Me
Lt. Shaw
 1924 The Sixth Commandment
John Brant
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