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Bill Cody (I) (1891–1948)

Bill Cody, the B-movie cowboy star, was born William Joseph Cody, Jr., on January 5, 1891 in St. Paul, Minnesota 1891, although some sources list his place of birth as Manitoba. He was no relation to William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody. He was educated at Saint Thomas Military Academy in Minneapolis and later attended St. Johns University in New ... See full bio »

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 1948 Joan of Arc
English Guard (uncredited)
 1943 The Masked Marvel
Tunnel-Bomb Thug (uncredited)
 1943 Bad Men of Thunder Gap
Townsman (uncredited)
 1939 The Fighting Gringo
Sheriff Fred Warren (as Bill Cody Sr.)
 1939 Stagecoach
Rancher (uncredited)
 1936 Outlaws of the Range
Steve Harper
 1936 Blazing Justice
Ray Healy
 1935 Lawless Border
Bill Roberts, posing as Whitey Jones
 1935 The Vanishing Riders
Bill Jones
 1935 The Texas Rambler
Tom 'The Rambler' Manning
 1935 The Reckless Buckaroo
Bill Carter
 1935 Six Gun Justice
Jim Slade
 1934 Frontier Days
The Pinto Kid
 1934 Western Racketeers
Bill Bowers
 1934 Border Guns
Bill Harris / Bill Austin
 1933 Ann Vickers
Guard (uncredited)
 1933 Gun Law
Henchman (uncredited)
 1932 Law of the North
Bill Roberts
 1932 Mason of the Mounted
Bill Mason
 1932 Texas Pioneers
Captain Bill Clyde
 1931 Land of Wanted Men
Silent Saunders
 1931 Oklahoma Jim
Oklahoma Jim Kirby
 1931 The Montana Kid
Bill Denton
 1931 Dugan of the Badlands
Bill Dugan
 1930 Under Texas Skies
Army Captain Jack Hartford
 1929 The Tip Off
Jimmy Lamar
 1929 Eyes of the Underworld
Pat Doran
 1929 Slim Fingers
Al Wellsley
 1929 Wolves of the City
Jack Flynn
 1928 The Price of Fear
Grant Somers
 1927 Gold from Weepah
Bill Carson
 1927 Born to Battle
Billy Cowan
 1927 The Arizona Whirlwind
Bill Farley
 1926 The Galloping Cowboy
Bill Crane
 1925 The Fighting Smile
Bud Brant
 1925 Border Justice
Joseph Welland
 1925 Cold Nerve
 1925 The Fighting Sheriff
Larry O'Donnell
 1925 Moccasins
Tom Williams
 1925 Riders of Mystery
Bob Merriwell
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Rodeo performer.

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Bill Cody Sr.

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Father of screen actor Bill Cody Jr.

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