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Herbert Corthell (1878–1947)

Herbert Corthell was born on January 20, 1878 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Joseph Bertram Corthell. He was an actor, known for The Story of Louis Pasteur (1936), There Ain't No Justice (1934) and Beau Bashful (1934). He was married to Marion Corthell. He died on January 23, 1947 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »
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 1944 Knickerbocker Holiday
Captain (uncredited)
 1944 Lady in the Dark
Senator (uncredited)
 1943 Sleepy Lagoon
Sheriff Bates
 1942 Duke of the Navy
'General' Courtney
 1941 Citizen Kane
City Editor (uncredited)
 1940 Primrose Path
Herb - Man Getting Gas (uncredited)
 1940 Danger on Wheels
Pop O'Shea
 1940 Hidden Enemy
 1939 5th Ave Girl
Joe - Board Member (uncredited)
 1939 Career (uncredited)
 1939 The House of Fear
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1939 Rollin' Westward
Tug Lawson
 1938 Sing, You Sinners
Nightclub Manager
 1937 Renfrew of the Royal Mounted
James Bronson
 1937 Blazing Barriers
Sheriff Martin
 1937 The Man in Blue
Patrolman Pat Casey
 1937 The Man Who Found Himself
Conductor (uncredited)
 1937 Espionage
Police Judge (uncredited)
 1936 The Crime Patrol
Police Commissioner
 1936 The Story of Louis Pasteur
Louis Adolphe Thiers, First President, Republic of France
 1936 Dancing Feet
 1935 The Fire-Trap
Commodore Brunton
 1934 Beau Bashful (Short)
 1934 Let's Talk It Over
 1934 There Ain't No Justice (Short)
 1934 Uncertain Lady
Harley, the Butler
 1934 Bombay Mail
Edward J. Breeze
 1933 Lone Cowboy
Cowboy Cook
 1933 Only Yesterday
Preston (uncredited)
 1933 Saturday's Millions
 1933 The Cohens and Kellys in Trouble
Panhandler (uncredited)
 1924 Classmates
 1924 Second Youth
George Whiggam
 1913 Here's Your Hat (Short) (unconfirmed)

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Stage Play: Father and Son. Written by Edgar Selwyn. Majestic Theatre: 24 Sep 1908- Oct 1908 (closing date unknown/12 performances). Cast: Marion Abbott, Nina Ainscoe, Dwight Allen, Edward Chapman, June Chapman, Herbert Corthell, George Derr, Alice Gale, Georgie Lawrence, Madeline Louis (as "Grace"), William Norris (as "Doc Filkins"), ... See more »

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Primarily a musical comedy performer on Broadway, he later played Irish cops on film. See more »

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