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Don Costello (I) (1901–1945)

A Broadway stage actor, Costello entered films in 1935 and in 1939 was put under contract with MGM. Known for his wicked sense of humor, Costello often times played the role of a menace or a tough guy. See full bio »
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 1946 The Blue Dahlia
 1946 Crime of the Century
Joe, Bartender
 1945 The Red Dragon
Charles Masack
 1945 Follow That Woman
 1945 Marshal of Laredo
Henchman Pretty Boy Murphy
 1945 Incendiary Blonde
Gus Vettori (uncredited)
 1945 Along Came Jones
Leo Gledhill
 1945 Nob Hill
Steve, Fighting Bartender (uncredited)
 1945 It's in the Bag!
Mickey (uncredited)
 1945 Great Stagecoach Robbery
Jed Quinlan
 1945 Here Come the Co-eds
Diamond (uncredited)
 1944 Mystery Man
Bud Trilling
 1944 The Whistler
Lefty Vigran aka Gorss (uncredited)
 1944 Rationing
Ace (uncredited)
 1943 Murder on the Waterfront
Gordon Shane - 'The Great Rajah'
 1943 Crime Doctor
Nick Ferris
 1943 Truck Busters
Anthony 'Tony' Bonetti
 1942 Just Off Broadway
George Dolphin
 1942 A-Haunting We Will Go
Doc Lake
 1942 Sundown Jim
Dobe Hyde
 1942 Joe Smith, American
 1941 Johnny Eager
 1941 Unholy Partners
Georgie Pelotti
 1941 Whistling in the Dark
'Noose' Green
 1941 Here Comes Mr. Jordan
 1941 I'll Wait for You
Police Sergeant Brent
 1941 Ride on Vaquero
 1941 Sleepers West
Carl Izzard
 1940 Wildcat Bus
Sid Casey
 1940 One Crowded Night
Lefty (gunman chasing Jim Andrews)
 1939 Another Thin Man
'Diamond Back' Vogel
 1931 Hot News Margie (Short)
Football Player (uncredited)

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Stage Play: Jerry-for-Short. Comedy. Written by William Grew. Directed by William Grew. Waldorf Theatre: 12 Aug 1929- Oct 1929 (closing date unknown/64 performances). Cast: Harold Bolton (as "Perkins"), John Brewster (as "Cyril Forbish"), Lorna Carroll as "Betty Hartwell"), Don Costello (as "Anthony La Vere") [Broadway debut], Marie Louise... See more »

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