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Lynton Brent (1897–1981)

Lynton Brent was born on August 2, 1897 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Yes, We Have No Bonanza (1939), Mr. Wong, Detective (1938) and Back to the Soil (1934). He died on July 12, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1950 Right Cross
Photographer (uncredited)
 1950 Beyond the Purple Hills
Man at Dance (uncredited)
 1949 Riders in the Sky
Townsman (uncredited)
 1947 Bride and Gloom (Short)
Bill (uncredited)
 1946 Blonde for a Day
Detective Tom (uncredited)
 1946 The Gentleman from Texas
Henchman Slats Harper
 1946 Under Arizona Skies
1st Bartender (uncredited)
 1946 The Gay Cavalier
Money Coach Guard (uncredited)
 1946 The Kid from Brooklyn
Man in Window (uncredited)
 1946 The Haunted Mine
Henchman Skyball
 1946 Drifting Along
Henchman Joe
 1945 High Blood Pleasure (Short)
Doctor
 1945 Frontier Feud
Henchman Red (uncredited)
 1945 Micro-Phonies (Short)
Mr. Allen (uncredited)
 1945 Fighting Bill Carson
Henchman (uncredited)
 1945 The Lost Trail
Hall (Mine Owner) (as Lynton W. Brent)
 1945 Dance, Dunce, Dance (Short)
Freddie - Assistant Director
 1944 Strife of the Party (Short)
Crook (uncredited)
 1944 My Buddy
Detective (uncredited)
 1944 Gents Without Cents (Short)
Army Officer in WWI Skit (uncredited)
 1944 Gold Is Where You Lose It (Short)
Sheriff (uncredited)
 1944 The Utah Kid
Tells Bob He's Next (uncredited)
 1944 Casanova Brown
Father (uncredited)
 1944 West of the Rio Grande
Henchman Harris (uncredited)
 1944 Marked Trails
Henchman Tex
 1944 Range Law
Henchman Baxter (uncredited)
 1944 Goodnight, Sweetheart
Court Clerk (uncredited)
 1944 Cowboy and the Senorita
Freeman (uncredited)
 1944 Valley of Vengeance
David Carr - aka Andrew Carberry
 1944 The Black Parachute
Soldier (uncredited)
 1944 Crazy Like a Fox (Short)
First Photographer (uncredited)
 1944 Outlaw Trail
Barfly (uncredited)
 1944 Oh, Baby! (Short)
Employee with Exploding Cigars (uncredited)
 1944 Rosie the Riveter
Poker Player (uncredited)
 1944 Partners of the Trail
Henchman Lem
 1944 Captain America
Airplane Mechanic [Chs. 8-9] (uncredited)
 1944 Raiders of the Border
Henchman Davis
 1943 The Texas Kid
Henchman Jess
 1943 The Masked Marvel
Pier 19 Guard #1 (uncredited)
 1943 Gangway for Tomorrow
Worker (uncredited)
 1943 Man from Music Mountain
Henchman (uncredited)
 1943 Garden of Eatin' (Short)
Crook (uncredited)
 1943 Destroyer
Doctor (uncredited)
 1943 Six Gun Gospel
Henchman Steve (as L.W. Brent)
 1943 The Falcon in Danger
Guard (uncredited)
 1943 Batman
Intended Lockwood Pilot (uncredited)
 1943 Appointment in Berlin
Practical Artist (uncredited)
 1943 The Stranger from Pecos
Deputy Joe (as L.W. Brent)
 1943 A Gentle Gangster
Thug (uncredited)
 1943 Redhead from Manhattan
Musician (uncredited)
 1943 Calling Wild Bill Elliott
Ranch hand
 1943 Cheyenne Roundup
Deputy Jake (uncredited)
 1943 King of the Cowboys
Car Wreck Henchman (uncredited)
 1943 Murder in Times Square
Audience Member (uncredited)
 1943 Idaho
Payroll Truck Guard (uncredited)
 1943 Two Weeks to Live
FBI Agent (uncredited)
 1943 Dizzy Detectives (Short)
Mike - Crook (uncredited)
 1943 A Blitz on the Fritz (Short)
Spy Gang Member (uncredited)
 1943 Silent Witness
Police Officer (uncredited)
 1943 Two Fisted Justice
Bert Newsome (uncredited)
 1942 The Rangers Take Over
Henchman Block Nelson
 1942 The Traitor Within
Henchman (uncredited)
 1942 Trail Riders
Henchman Jeff Rand
 1942 Underground Agent
Engineer (uncredited)
 1942 Overland to Deadwood
Henchman Clipper
 1942 Border Roundup
Henchman Sam (uncredited)
 1942 Sunset Serenade
Antlers Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 1942 Sheriff of Sage Valley
Henchman (uncredited)
 1942 Riders of the West
Henchman Roy (uncredited)
 1942 The Pride of the Yankees
Photographer in Hospital (uncredited)
 1942 Junior G-Men of the Air
Sergeant [Chs. 11-12] (uncredited)
 1942 Rubber Racketeers
Henchman (uncredited)
 1942 Olaf Laughs Last (Short)
Kidnapper
 1942 One Thrilling Night
Joe Richmond
 1942 What Makes Lizzy Dizzy? (Short)
Bomber's Aide (uncredited)
 1942 The Lone Rider in Cheyenne
Henchman Dirk Larkin
 1942 Raiders of the West
Morton - Gambler
 1942 South of Santa Fe
Henchman Muggsy (uncredited)
 1942 Stagecoach Buckaroo
Lyncher (uncredited)
 1942 Glove Birds (Short)
Boxing coach
 1942 Man from Cheyenne
Henchman (uncredited)
 1942 Loco Boy Makes Good (Short)
Bearded Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
 1941 Uncle Joe
Limericks Judge (uncredited)
 1941 Dick Tracy vs. Crime Inc.
Telephone Serviceman (uncredited)
 1941 Forbidden Trails
Bill Tooley, Henchman
 1941 Red River Valley
Henchman Feld
 1941 I Killed That Man
Policeman (uncredited)
 1941 Holt of the Secret Service
Radio Operator 6X241 (uncredited)
 1941 Mitt Me Tonight (Short)
 1941 Gauchos of El Dorado
Townsman (uncredited)
 1941 In the Sweet Pie and Pie (Short)
Popcorn Seller (uncredited)
 1941 The Gunman from Bodie
Henchman Red
 1941 General Nuisance (Short)
Captain (uncredited)
 1941 Bad Man of Deadwood
Bert Snell (uncredited)
 1941 The Lone Rider Ambushed
Henchman (uncredited)
 1941 No Greater Sin
Factory Worker (uncredited)
 1941 Ellery Queen and the Perfect Crime
Auctioneer's Assistant (uncredited)
 1941 Parachute Battalion
Officer (uncredited)
 1941 I'll Never Heil Again (Short)
Mr. Amscray (uncredited)
 1941 Paper Bullets
2nd Bailiff (uncredited)
 1941 The Pioneers
Henchman Jingo
 1941 Country Fair (uncredited)
 1941 Penny Serenade
Reporter (uncredited)
 1941 Black Eyes and Blues (Short)
Strangler's Manager
 1941 Roar of the Press
Reporter with Mustache (uncredited)
 1941 Adventures of Captain Marvel
Lefty - Heavy at Lang's Estate [Ch. 8] (uncredited)
 1941 So Long Mr. Chumps (Short)
Prison Guard (uncredited)
 1940 Boobs in Arms (Short)
Annoyed Pedestrian (uncredited)
 1940 Phantom of Chinatown
Radio News Broadcaster (uncredited)
 1940 Cookoo Cavaliers (Short)
Pedro Ruiz (uncredited)
 1940 Hit Parade of 1941 (uncredited)
 1940 The Spook Speaks (Short)
Mordini, magician and spiritualist
 1940 Pleased to Mitt You (Short)
Waiter (uncredited)
 1940 From Nurse to Worse (Short)
Jerry (uncredited)
 1940 Stranger on the Third Floor
Cabdriver at Nick's (uncredited)
 1940 Adventures of Red Ryder
Len Clark [Chs. 9-10]
 1940 Wagons Westward
Henchman Buck (uncredited)
 1940 Nutty But Nice (Short)
Spike - Kidnapper (uncredited)
 1940 Young Buffalo Bill
Army Supply Sergeant (uncredited)
 1940 Money Squawks (Short)
Man in Back Seat of Sheriff's Car (uncredited)
 1940 Riders of Pasco Basin
Henchman (uncredited)
 1940 Son of the Navy
Ticket Clerk (uncredited)
 1940 Pardon My Berth Marks (Short)
Train Passenger
 1940 Pioneers of the Frontier
Tom Carter (uncredited)
 1940 Convicted Woman
Reporter (uncredited)
 1940 Village Barn Dance
Henchman (uncredited)
 1940 Nothing But Pleasure (Short)
Sheriff at Cozy Auto Court (uncredited)
 1940 Music in My Heart
Assistant to City Editor (uncredited)
 1939 Days of Jesse James
Bank Teller (uncredited)
 1939 Sued for Libel
Joey, Reporter at Trial (uncredited)
 1939 Calling All Marines
Soda Jerk (uncredited)
 1939 The Day the Bookies Wept
Photographer (uncredited)
 1939 Flight at Midnight
Test Plane Pilot Ross (uncredited)
 1939 Calling All Curs (Short)
Duke - Dognapper (uncredited)
 1939 Mooching Through Georgia (Short)
Union Colonel
 1939 Wall Street Cowboy
Henchman in New York (uncredited)
 1939 Coast Guard
Radio Operator (uncredited)
 1939 The Girl and the Gambler
Gambler (uncredited)
 1939 S.O.S. Tidal Wave
New York Teletype Operator (uncredited)
 1939 Yes, We Have No Bonanza (Short)
Pete
 1939 Panama Lady
The Masher (uncredited)
 1939 Boys' Reformatory
Mike's Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 The Rookie Cop
Police Telephone Operator (uncredited)
 1939 Street of Missing Men (uncredited)
 1939 A Ducking They Did Go (Short)
Blackie (uncredited)
 1939 Almost a Gentleman
Bystander (uncredited)
 1939 The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle
Mechanic (uncredited)
 1939 Swing, You Swingers! (Short)
 1939 Flying G-Men
Draftsman (uncredited)
 1938 Exposed
Reporter (uncredited)
 1938 Red Barry
Freighter's Purser [Chs. 8-9] (uncredited)
 1938 The Mad Miss Manton
Clerk (uncredited)
 1938 Mr. Wong, Detective
Tommy
 1938 Dick Tracy Returns
Observatory Employee with Note (uncredited)
 1938 The Utah Trail
Henchman Cheyenne
 1938 Army Girl
Soldier (uncredited)
 1938 The Chaser
Attendant (uncredited)
 1938 Rollin' Plains
Henchman Lope
 1938 Sinners in Paradise
Reporter (uncredited)
 1938 Air Devils
Radio Operator (uncredited)
 1938 Romance on the Run
Reporter (uncredited)
 1938 Go Chase Yourself
Reporter in White Suit (uncredited)
 1938 Female Fugitive
The Medic (uncredited)
 1938 It's All in Your Mind
Danny
 1938 Frontier Town
Henchman Grayson
 1938 Hawaiian Buckaroo
Reporter Identifying Paula (uncredited)
 1938 Here's Flash Casey
Pharmacist (uncredited)
 1937 Adventure's End
Sailor (uncredited)
 1937 Tex Rides with the Boy Scouts
Henchman Pete
 1937 County Fair
Hogan -Turner Henchman (uncredited)
 1937 Stage Door
Powell's Aide (uncredited)
 1937 Boots and Saddles
Neale Henchman (uncredited)
 1937 On Such a Night
Courtroom Reporter (uncredited)
 1937 Reported Missing
Bank Teller (uncredited)
 1937 The Mystery of the Hooded Horsemen
Bill Dawson (uncredited)
 1937 Forty Naughty Girls
Ticket Taker (uncredited)
 1937 The Big Shot
Police Broadcaster (uncredited)
 1937 Calling All Doctors (Short)
Dr. H. C. Martin
 1937 The Toast of New York
Reporter (uncredited)
 1937 West Bound Limited
Second Operator (uncredited)
 1937 Border Cafe
Reporter (uncredited)
 1937 Come on, Cowboys
Man in Audience - Razzes Tough Guy (uncredited)
 1937 Behind the Headlines
Disgusted Reporter (uncredited)
 1937 The Grand Hooter (Short)
Lodge Brother (uncredited)
 1937 A Star Is Born
Reporter (uncredited)
 1937 3 Dumb Clucks (Short)
Hat Salesman (uncredited)
 1937 The Soldier and the Lady
Sailor (uncredited)
 1937 New News (Short)
Reporter
 1937 Love Nest on Wheels (Short)
The Bridegroom
 1937 Git Along Little Dogies
2nd Holdup Man (uncredited)
 1937 Ditto (Short)
Bill
 1937 They Wanted to Marry
Newspaper Messenger (uncredited)
 1936 The Old Corral
Dunn - Dealer
 1936 Great Guy
Reporter (uncredited)
 1936 Smartest Girl in Town
Photographer (uncredited)
 1936 The Big Game
Broadcaster (uncredited)
 1936 Missing Girls
Larry
 1936 It Couldn't Have Happened (But It Did)
Lansdale (uncredited)
 1936 Parole!
Assistant District Attorney (uncredited)
 1936 Half Shot Shooters (Short)
Soldier at Radio (uncredited)
 1936 Special Investigator
Roulette Croupier (uncredited)
 1936 Federal Agent
Hamburger Stand Operator (uncredited)
 1936/I Flash Gordon
Transcontinental Plane Steward (uncredited)
 1936 Brilliant Marriage
Blaine
 1936 Love on a Bet
Reporter (uncredited)
 1936 Follow the Fleet
Deck Officer (uncredited)
 1936 The Bridge of Sighs
Detective (uncredited)
 1936 Ants in the Pantry (Short)
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1936 Dancing Feet
Hotel Clerk
 1936 The Adventures of Frank Merriwell
Helpful Driver (uncredited)
 1935 I Don't Remember (Short)
Joe, Sweepstakes Manager
 1935 Super-Speed
Reporter (uncredited)
 1935 Rendezvous
Decoder (uncredited)
 1935 Confidential
FBI Agent Connors
 1935 Waterfront Lady
Croupier (uncredited)
 1935 She Married Her Boss
Assistant Window Dresser (uncredited)
 1935 Death from a Distance
Reporter (uncredited)
 1935 Streamline Express
Radio Operator (uncredited)
 1935 Every Night at Eight
Mail Sorter (uncredited)
 1935 The Captain Hits the Ceiling (Short)
Purser (uncredited)
 1935 Ladies Crave Excitement
Mike (uncredited)
 1935 The Headline Woman
Henchman Page (uncredited)
 1935 I'll Love You Always
Laertes (uncredited)
 1935 Public Opinion
Courtroom Sketch Artist (uncredited)
 1935 Behind the Green Lights
Court Clerk (uncredited)
 1935 Gum Shoes (Short)
 1935 Mutiny Ahead
Casino Manager (uncredited)
 1935 The Whole Town's Talking
Warden's Secretary (uncredited)
 1935 Restless Knights (Short)
Queen's Ally (uncredited)
 1935 Symphony of Living
Man in Audience (uncredited)
 1935 Life Returns
Interne (uncredited)
 1934 The Silver Streak
Brent (uncredited)
 1934 Three Little Pigskins (Short)
First Pedestrian (uncredited)
 1934 Mystery Mountain
Mathews, Telegrapher
 1934/II Burn 'Em Up Barnes
Thompson
 1934 Tailspin Tommy
Jack Bradley (uncredited)
 1934 Young and Beautiful
Man at Movie Studio (uncredited)
 1934 Back to the Soil (Short)
 1934 Our Daily Bread
Bully (uncredited)
 1934 Name the Woman
Reporter
 1934 Bachelor Bait
Photographer (uncredited)
 1934 Fifteen Wives
Reporter (uncredited)
 1934/I Burn 'Em Up Barnes
Office Henchman Thompson [Chs. 10-12] (uncredited)
 1934 The Loudspeaker
Radio Assistant (uncredited)
 1934 The Murder in the Museum
Concessionaire with Gun (uncredited)
 1934 Cracked Shots (Short)
Skeet Ticket Taker (uncredited)
 1934 Twentieth Century
Train Secretary (uncredited)
 1934 City Limits
Oliver's Assistant (uncredited)
 1934 Guilty Parents
Alfred Brent
 1934 Moulin Rouge
Assistant (uncredited)
 1933 The Sweetheart of Sigma Chi
Spectator (uncredited)
 1933 Penthouse
Reporter (uncredited)
 1933 Midnight Mary
Court Photographer (uncredited)
 1933 Man Hunt
Photographer (uncredited)
 1933 Phantom of the Air
Border Patrolman (uncredited)
 1933 The Intruder
Ship's Officer Purser Jamison
 1933 King Kong
Reporter / Cameraman (uncredited)
 1932 Merry-Go-Round
Wade's Secretary (uncredited)
 1932 Red-Haired Alibi
Travers' Henchman (uncredited)
 1932 The Thirteenth Guest
Prisoner (uncredited)
 1932 Hollywood Lights (Short)
 1932 Hollywood Luck (Short)
 1932 Love Bound
Jimmy Wilson
 1932 Bridge Wives (Short)
Reporter
 1931 Men of Chance
One of Johnny's Bookies (uncredited)
 1931 Idle Roomers (Short)
 1931 The Guilty Generation
Joe's Friend (uncredited)
 1931 Queenie of Hollywood (Short)
Dennis's Assistant (uncredited)
 1931 Sporting Blood
Ticket Seller (uncredited)
 1931 Newly Rich (uncredited)
 1931 The Vice Squad
Court Clerk (uncredited)
 1931 The Secret Six
Reporter (uncredited)
 1931 The Easiest Way
Brockton Associate (uncredited)
 1931 Scandal Sheet
Reporter (uncredited)
 1930 Hook Line and Sinker
Gangster (uncredited)
 1930 Remote Control
Thug (uncredited)
 1930 Half Pint Polly (Short)
Race Spectator (uncredited)
 1930 The Last Dance
Jones
 1929 Big News
Reporter (uncredited)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Archive footage (7 credits)

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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

L.W. Brent | Lynton W. Brent | Lynton Wright Brent

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Trivia:

He was a World War I veteran (achieved rank of 2nd Lieutenant). He was also an accomplished artist and architect.

Star Sign:

Leo

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