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James Crane (I) (1889–1968)

James Crane was born on August 9, 1889 in Rantoul, Illinois, USA as James Lyon Crane. He was an actor, known for The Mummy (1932), Sadie Love (1919) and Wanted: A Husband (1919). He was married to Alice Brady. He died on June 2, 1968 in San Gabriel, California, USA. See full bio »
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 1939 The Amazing Mr. Williams
Johnny (uncredited)
 1934 Good Dame
Mr. Hill (uncredited)
 1932 The Mummy
The Pharaoh
 1932 Lady and Gent
 1932 Two Kinds of Women
 1931 Dude Ranch
Blaze Denton
 1930 One Night at Susie's
 1929 The Drake Case
 1920 A Dark Lantern
Dr. Garth Vincent
 1920 Sinners
Bob Merrick
 1919 Wanted: A Husband
Jack Remsen
 1919 Sadie Love
Count Luigi Pallavicini
 1919 The Misleading Widow
Captain Peter Rymill
 1919 His Bridal Night
Lent Trevett (as James L. Crane)
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 2007-2013 Cinemassacre's Monster Madness (TV Series documentary)
The Pharaoh
- The Mummy (1932) (2013) ... The Pharaoh
- The Mummy (2007) ... The Pharaoh
 1999 Mummy Dearest: A Horror Tradition Unearthed (Video documentary short)
Egyptian High Priest
 1944 The Mummy's Curse
The Pharaoh in flashback (uncredited)
 1942 The Mummy's Tomb
Pharaoh (uncredited)
 1940 The Mummy's Hand
King Amenophis (uncredited)

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Alternate Names:

James L. Crane

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Darkly-featured character actor of stage and screen. On Broadway from 1917 and in silent films with Paramount. Acted in a handful of sound pictures, best known as Pharaoh in The Mummy (1932).

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