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Laurence Criner (1898–1965)

Laurence Criner was born on July 19, 1898 in Waco, Texas, USA as John Lawrence Criner. He was an actor, known for The Duke Is Tops (1938), The Flying Ace (1926) and King of the Zombies (1941). He died on March 8, 1965 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1950 The Jackie Robinson Story
Minister (uncredited)
 1948 Miracle in Harlem
Albert Marshall (as Lawrence Criner)
 1948 What a Guy (as Lawrence Criner)
 1947 Pigmeat's Laugh Hepcats (Short)
 1942 Law of the Jungle
Chief Mojobo - an Oxford Graduate (as Lawrence Criner)
 1942 Freckles Comes Home
Roxbury B. Brown, III
 1941 Up Jumped the Devil
 1941 Sullivan's Travels
Churchgoer (uncredited)
 1941 The Gang's All Here
Ham Shanks
 1941 King of the Zombies
Dr. Couillie (as Lawrence Criner)
 1940 Four Shall Die
Roger Fielding
 1940 While Thousands Cheer
Green (as Lawrence Criner)
 1940 Mr. Smith Goes Ghost (Short)
 1940 Am I Guilty?
Trigger Bennett
 1940 Gang War
Lew Baron (as Lawrence Criner)
 1939 Midnight Shadow
Prince Alihabad (as John Criner)
 1939 One Dark Night
Pete Danker (as Lawrence Criner)
 1939 The Adventures of Jane Arden
Vanders' Driver (uncredited)
 1938 Gang Smashers
Gat Dalton
 1938 The Duke Is Tops
Doc Dorando (as Lawrence Criner)
 1938 Life Goes On
Bull Connors
 1934 Black Moon
Kala, the priest
 1929 Oft in the Silly Night (Short) (as L. J. Criner)
 1928 Black Gold
Ace Brand (as Lawrence Criner)
 1927 The Millionaire
Pelham Guitry (as J. Lawrence Criner)
 1926 The Flying Ace
Capt. Billy Stokes (as Lawrence Criner)

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J. Lawrence Criner | John Criner | L. J. Criner | Lawrence Criner

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