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Jack Curtis (I) (1880–1956)

Jack was born in San Francisco in 1880 in to the well-known Curtis family. Chris Curtis was himself well-known in the financial circles. His uncle William was a lawyer in New York City in the early 1900s. Jack and Lil met on a ship heading to Hong Kong in 1904 and were married sometime in 1904. Both had toured with Vaudeville companies. They had ... See full bio »

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 1950 Harvey (scenes deleted)
 1950 Colt .45
Townsman (uncredited)
 1950 The Kid from Texas
Townsman (uncredited)
 1948 3 Godfathers
Bartender (uncredited)
 1947 The Exile
Card Player (uncredited)
 1946 Magnificent Doll
Edmund (uncredited)
 1946 My Darling Clementine
Bartender (uncredited)
 1946 Rustler's Round-up
Ranch hand (uncredited)
 1945 Salome Where She Danced
Bartender (uncredited)
 1945 Song of the Sarong
Councillor (uncredited)
 1945 The Topeka Terror
Lyncher (uncredited)
 1943 Two Fisted Justice
Stage Passenger (uncredited)
 1941 Among the Living
Mill Worker (uncredited)
 1941 Citizen Kane
Boss Printer (uncredited)
 1940 Captain Caution
Sailor (uncredited)
 1940 West of Carson City
Bartender (uncredited)
 1939 Stagecoach
Bartender (uncredited)
 1939 Son of Frankenstein
Actor (uncredited)
 1937 Hollywood Hotel
Guest at Orchid Room (uncredited)
 1936 The Charge of the Light Brigade
Sepoy (uncredited)
 1936 White Fang
Posse Member (uncredited)
 1936 Sins of Man
Bum (uncredited)
 1936 Silly Billies
Pioneer (uncredited)
 1936 King of the Pecos
Sheriff (uncredited)
 1936 Road Gang
Guard (uncredited)
 1936 The Trail of the Lonesome Pine
Store Clerk
 1936 It Had to Happen
Workman (uncredited)
 1935 Frisco Kid
Captain (uncredited)
 1935 One-Way Ticket
Convict (uncredited)
 1935 Escape from Devil's Island
Guard (uncredited)
 1935 Lawless Range
 1935 The Rainmakers
Railroad Man (uncredited)
 1935 Barbary Coast
Drunken Miner (uncredited)
 1935 Westward Ho
 1935 Front Page Woman
Heavy Juror (uncredited)
 1935 Ginger
Customer at Bar (uncredited)
 1935 Justice of the Range
Bartender Mike (uncredited)
 1935 Bride of Frankenstein
Hunter (uncredited)
 1935 Southern Exposure (Short)
Juryman (uncredited)
 1935 Les Misérables
Gendarme in Prefect's Office (uncredited)
 1935 Square Shooter
Jack - Bartender (uncredited)
 1934 The Mighty Barnum
Man in Museum (uncredited)
 1934 Prescott Kid
Bartender Jack (uncredited)
 1934 Monte Carlo Nights
Butch Meeker - Convict (uncredited)
 1934 Whirlpool
Policeman (uncredited)
 1934 It Happened One Night
Policeman (uncredited)
 1933 Baby Face
Speakeasy Customer (uncredited)
 1932 I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
Prison Guard (uncredited)
 1932 Between Fighting Men
Jack - Saloon Owner (uncredited)
 1932 White Eagle
Saloon Owner (uncredited)
 1932 Play-Girl
Carpenter in Hardware Department (uncredited)
 1932 One Man Law
Sheriff (uncredited)
 1932 The Woman from Monte Carlo
 1931 The Deadline
Dan Shores (uncredited)
 1931 The Range Feud
Bartender Charlie (uncredited)
 1931 Frankenstein
Extra (uncredited)
 1930 The Dawn Trail
Blacksmith Hank (uncredited)
 1930 The Big Trail
Pioneer (uncredited)
 1930 The Love Trader
 1930 Moby Dick
First Mate (uncredited)
 1930 Under a Texas Moon
Buck Johnson
 1930 Mammy
Sheriff Tremble
 1930 Hold Everything
Murph Levy
 1929 The Love Racket
John Gerrity
 1929 The Show of Shows
Performer in 'The Pirate' Number
 1929 The Phantom in the House
'Biffer' Bill
 1928 Scarlet Seas
 1927 Brass Knuckles
 1927 Through Thick and Thin
'Red' Grimley
 1927 Jaws of Steel
Thomas Grant Taylor
 1927 Captain Salvation
Mate (uncredited)
 1927 Lucky Fool
Anthony's Cellmate
 1927 Wolf's Clothing
 1926 The Texas Streak
 1926 Hearts and Fists
Gus Brent
 1925 The Wedding Song
George Pappadoulos
 1925 The Shadow on the Wall
 1925 Baree, Son of Kazan
Bush McTaggart
 1924 Greed
McTeague Sr. (uncredited)
 1924 Romeo and Juliet (Short)
Betty's Father
 1923 Reno
Hod Stoat
 1923 The Day of Faith
Red Johnson
 1923 Times Have Changed
Dirty Dan
 1923 Soft Boiled
The Ranch Foreman
 1923 The Spoilers
Bill Nolan
 1923 Masters of Men
Capt. Bilker
 1923 Quicksands
Ring Member
 1923 Canyon of the Fools
 1923 Dangerous Trails
 1922 The Strangers' Banquet
 1922 The Long Chance
'Borax' O'Rourke
 1922 Caught Bluffing
Pete Scarr
 1922 His Back Against the Wall
Lew Shaler
 1922 Western Speed
Spunk Lemm
 1922 The Silent Vow
'Sledge' Morton
 1922 Two Kinds of Women
Chris Quinnion
 1921 The Sea Lion
 1921 Steelheart
'Butch' Dorgan
 1921 An Unwilling Hero
Boston Harry
 1921 Beach of Dreams
 1921 The Servant in the House
Robert Smith, The Drain Man
 1921 The Big Punch
 1921 The Torrent
Red Galvin
 1920 Seeds of Vengeance
Kip Ryerson
 1920 Desert Love
The Wolf
 1920 The Gift Supreme
Muggs Rafferty
 1920 The Hell Ship
 1919 The Brute Breaker
Annette's Father
 1919 The Speed Maniac
Red Morgan
 1919 Man's Desire
Bull Larkin
 1919 The Coming of the Law
Judge Graney
 1919 The Pest
Asher Blodgett
 1919 Hell-Roarin' Reform
 1919 Treat 'Em Rough
John Stafford
 1918 Mr. Logan, U.S.A.
 1918 The Golden Fleece
 1918 Marked Cards
Pat Shannon
 1918 The Last Rebel
Pensinger Gale
 1918 Wolves of the Border
Pete Wright
 1918 The Hard Rock Breed
Lynch Dolan
 1918 Free and Equal
Margaret's fiancé
 1917 Until They Get Me
 1917 Up or Down?
'Texas' Jack
 1917 The Firefly of Tough Luck
Happy Jack Clarke
 1917 A Prairie Romeo (Short)
 1917 Broadway Arizona
Jack Boggs
 1917 Mr. Opp
John Mathews
 1917 The Greater Law
 1917 Southern Justice
Roger Appleby
 1917 Mutiny
Aaron Whitaker
 1917 God's Crucible
Oracle Jack
 1916 The End of the Rainbow
Thursday Simpson
 1916 The Girl of Lost Lake
Abner Clark
 1916 The House of Mirrors
Fred Probert, Jr., age 7
 1916 The Secret of the Swamp
The Sheriff
 1916 The Way of the World
Peter Sturton
 1916 It Happened in Honolulu
Detective Boggs
 1916 The Iron Hand
 1916 Her Great Part (Short)
Rupert St. John
 1916 The Torrent of Vengeance (Short)
Jacob Dunsmore
 1916 Two Men of Sandy Bar
 1916 The Woman's Law
Vance Orcutt (as Master Jack Curtis)
 1916 The Yaqui
 1916 The Iron Rivals (Short)
Halsey Crompton
 1915 Tainted Money (as J. Curtis)
 1915 Lydia Gilmore
Master Ned Gilmore
 1915 Graft
 1915 Liquor and the Law (Short)
 1915 The Long Chance
Eatinghouse Oscar
 1915 The Cry of the First Born (Short)
Captain Fenwick
 1915 In the Heart of the Hills (Short)
 1915/II In the Sunset Country (Short)
 1915 The Valley of Regeneration (Short)
Gordon Dawson
 1915 Mr. Buttles (Short)
James Bagshot - M.P. (as John Archer Curtis)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)

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