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John Dilson (1891–1944)

John Dilson was born on February 18, 1891 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as John H. Dilson. He was an actor, known for Dick Tracy (1937), The Man with Nine Lives (1940) and Robinson Crusoe of Clipper Island (1936). He died on June 1, 1944 in Ventura, California, USA. See full bio »

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(age 53) in Ventura, California, USA

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 1945 Rhapsody in Blue
Music Critic (uncredited)
 1944 The Yellow Rose of Texas
Businessman (uncredited)
 1944 Take It Big
Customer (uncredited)
 1944 Easy Life (Short)
Landlord (uncredited)
 1944 Once Upon a Time
Businessman (uncredited)
 1944 Jam Session
Resident Mistaken for Raymond Stuart (uncredited)
 1944 The Ghost That Walks Alone
Bascomb (uncredited)
 1944 Beautiful But Broke
Putnam
 1944 Gun to Gun (Short)
Judge Travers (uncredited)
 1943 The Song of Bernadette
Doctor (uncredited)
 1943 In Old Oklahoma
Witherspoon's Clerk (uncredited)
 1943 My Tomato (Short)
Neighbor (uncredited)
 1943 Around the World
Colonel (uncredited)
 1943 Happy Land
Charles Clayton
 1943 The Iron Major
Doctor (uncredited)
 1943 Princess O'Rourke
Elevator Operator (uncredited)
 1943 You're a Lucky Fellow, Mr. Smith
Head of Board (uncredited)
 1943 Sweet Rosie O'Grady
Salesman (uncredited)
 1943 Here Comes Kelly
Driscoll
 1943 So's Your Uncle
Stevens
 1943 Pilot #5
Defense Instructor (uncredited)
 1943 All by Myself
Mr. Dilson (uncredited)
 1943 False Faces
Coroner Burnett
 1943 Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case
Green, Parole Board Member (uncredited)
 1943 The Leopard Man
Coroner (uncredited)
 1943 This Land Is Mine
Mayor's Secretary (uncredited)
 1943 Mission to Moscow
American Senator (uncredited)
 1943 She Has What It Takes
Chamberlain Jones (as John H. Dilson)
 1943 King of the Cowboys
Bryson (uncredited)
 1943 Slightly Dangerous
'Telegram' Reporter (uncredited)
 1943 Idaho
Board Member (uncredited)
 1943 Lady Bodyguard
Doctor (as John H. Dilson)
 1942 Over My Dead Body
Editor
 1942 The Great Gildersleeve
Mayor Appleton (uncredited)
 1942 Madame Spy
Proprietor Martin
 1942 Pittsburgh
Wilson (uncredited)
 1942 A Night to Remember
Medical Examiner (uncredited)
 1942 Queen of Broadway
Bickel
 1942 For Me and My Gal
Lou (uncredited)
 1942 Mighty Lak a Goat (Short)
Banker Stone
 1942 You Can't Escape Forever
Pop (uncredited)
 1942 Highways by Night
Baldy Middleton (uncredited)
 1942 The Falcon's Brother
Ship's Officer in Stateroom (uncredited)
 1942 Wildcat
Gus Sloane
 1942 Sabotage Squad
Mr. Guthrie (uncredited)
 1942 Footlight Serenade
Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
 1942 They All Kissed the Bride
M.J.'s Bookkeeper (uncredited)
 1942 The Mayor of 44th Street
Carter, the General Manager (as John H. Dilson)
 1942 Ten Gentlemen from West Point
Senator (uncredited)
 1942 Tarzan's New York Adventure
Court Clerk (uncredited)
 1942 Ship Ahoy
Dr. Loring (uncredited)
 1942 Tramp, Tramp, Tramp
Judge Smith (uncredited)
 1942 Obliging Young Lady
Uncle Joe (uncredited)
 1942 Fly-By-Night
Police Dr. Tracy
 1942 Sealed Lips
Building Manager (uncredited)
 1941 Dick Tracy vs. Crime Inc.
Henry Weldon
 1941 Johnny Eager
Pawnbroker (uncredited)
 1941 The Body Disappears
Dr. Jasper (uncredited)
 1941 Design for Scandal
Court Clerk (uncredited)
 1941 Shadow of the Thin Man
First Coroner (uncredited)
 1941 Blues in the Night
Dr. Morse (uncredited)
 1941 Unholy Partners
Circulation Man (uncredited)
 1941 New York Town
Doctor (uncredited)
 1941 Jesse James at Bay
Collins (uncredited)
 1941 International Lady
Decoding Expert (uncredited)
 1941 I'll Fix It (Short)
Burger, the lawyer
 1941 The Stork Pays Off
Judge (uncredited)
 1941 Man at Large
Cable Reporter with Von Rohn Bulletin (uncredited)
 1941 Two Latins from Manhattan
Jerome Kittleman
 1941 Doctors Don't Tell (uncredited)
 1941 Manpower
Jail Clerk (uncredited)
 1941 Dressed to Kill
Coroner (uncredited)
 1941 The Deadly Game
Harkness
 1941 Whistling in the Dark
Hugo Vanderhoff in Show (uncredited)
 1941 Highway West
The Judge (uncredited)
 1941 Father Steps Out
Tom Oliver
 1941 The Musical Bandit (Short)
Scroggs
 1941 Sunset in Wyoming
Phipps
 1941 They Meet Again
William Merrill Sr.
 1941 Two in a Taxi
Mr. Quinn (uncredited)
 1941 Sergeant York
Reporter (uncredited)
 1941 Blossoms in the Dust
Auctioneer (uncredited)
 1941 Cyclone on Horseback
Mr. Williams, the Banker
 1941 Naval Academy
John Frazier
 1941 Affectionately Yours
Joe, at the Club (uncredited)
 1941 Citizen Kane
Ward Heeler (uncredited)
 1941 1-2-3 Go! (Short)
Mayor of Greenpoint
 1941 The Wagons Roll at Night
Minister (uncredited)
 1941 Rookies on Parade
Officer (uncredited)
 1941 The Lady from Cheyenne
Special Prosecutor Fitzpatrick (uncredited)
 1941 Men of Boys Town
Jury Foreman (uncredited)
 1941 Man Made Monster
Coroner
 1941 Footsteps in the Dark
Coroner (uncredited)
 1941 The Monster and the Girl
Employment Agency Clerk (uncredited)
 1941 Andy Hardy's Private Secretary
Mr. Davis (high school principal)
 1941 The Great Mr. Nobody
Pawnbroker (uncredited)
 1941 Across the Sierras
Dan Woodworth
 1941 Father's Son
Tex (uncredited)
 1941 Blonde Inspiration
Mr. Johnson (uncredited)
 1941 The Face Behind the Mask
Man at Dock Asking for a Light (uncredited)
 1940 No, No, Nanette
Desk Clerk (uncredited)
 1940 Thundering Frontier
Carter Filmore
 1940 You, the People (Short)
Mr. Sanders (uncredited)
 1940 Phantom of Chinatown
Charlie Frasier (as John H. Dilson)
 1940 Gallant Sons
Druggist (uncredited)
 1940 Girls Under 21
Albert Carter, School Principal
 1940 Beyond the Sacramento
Banker Jason Perry
 1940 Life with Henry
Business Man (uncredited)
 1940 Slightly Tempted
Cornell (uncredited)
 1940 Glamour for Sale
Wilson (uncredited)
 1940 City for Conquest
Mr. Cahn - Man Buying Newspaper (uncredited)
 1940 King of the Royal Mounted
Doctor Wall - Inventor [Ch. 1]
 1940 Public Deb No. 1
Clerk (uncredited)
 1940 The Leather Pushers
Doctor (uncredited)
 1940 The Great Profile
Doctor Perkins (uncredited)
 1940 Marked Men
Dr. James Prentiss Harkness
 1940 Soak the Old (Short)
Pension Leader (uncredited)
 1940 The Golden Fleecing
Cashier (uncredited)
 1940 The Secret Seven
Walter Carter (uncredited)
 1940 I Love You Again
Worker 'Trying It in Tile and Clay' (uncredited)
 1940 Stage to Chino
Postal Inspector Jim Pierce (uncredited)
 1940 My Love Came Back
Accountant (uncredited)
 1940 Millionaires in Prison
Observer at Train Station (uncredited)
 1940 Private Affairs
Stock Buyer (uncredited)
 1940 Adventures of Red Ryder
Hale - Rail Road Official [Ch. 1]
 1940 Hold That Woman!
Bill Lannigan
 1940 Edison, the Man
Broker (uncredited)
 1940 Charlie Chan's Murder Cruise
Police Doctor (uncredited)
 1940 The Man with Nine Lives
John Hawthorne
 1940 Dark Command
Town Leader (uncredited)
 1940 Women Without Names
Sheriff (uncredited)
 1940 Pioneers of the West
Morgan
 1940 The Big Premiere (Short)
Theater Owner
 1940 A Door Will Open (Short)
Lawrence's Attorney (uncredited)
 1940 Teddy the Rough Rider (Short)
Lyman Gage (uncredited)
 1940 Five Little Peppers at Home
Daniels (uncredited)
 1940 Village Barn Dance
Manager (uncredited)
 1940 Know Your Money (Short)
Bank Teller (uncredited)
 1940 The Grapes of Wrath
Bookseller (uncredited)
 1940 Danger Ahead
Thomas Hatch
 1940 Brother Rat and a Baby
Pawnbroker (uncredited)
 1940 Legion of the Lawless
Surveyor Dave Martin (uncredited)
 1940 Music in My Heart
City Editor (uncredited)
 1939 Thou Shalt Not Kill
Attorney (uncredited)
 1939 Laugh It Off
Dr. Swan (uncredited)
 1939 Reno
Mr. Jones - Casino Manager (uncredited)
 1939 Drunk Driving (Short)
Doctor (uncredited)
 1939 Bad Little Angel
Mr. Brown, Man in Jim's Office (uncredited)
 1939 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Secretary (uncredited)
 1939 Scandal Sheet
Chris Durk
 1939 Sabotage
Undetermined Supporting Role (uncredited)
 1939 A Woman Is the Judge
Ramsey
 1939 Here I Am a Stranger
Professor (uncredited)
 1939 Tropic Fury
Third Board Member (uncredited)
 1939 Everybody's Hobby
Newspaper Employee (uncredited)
 1939 The Man They Could Not Hang
King - City Editor (uncredited)
 1939 When Tomorrow Comes
Man (uncredited)
 1939 In Name Only
Head Train Steward (uncredited)
 1939 Each Dawn I Die
Parole Board Member (uncredited)
 1939 Andy Hardy Gets Spring Fever
Mr. Davis - School Principal (uncredited)
 1939 They All Come Out
Doctor (uncredited)
 1939 Ring Madness (Short)
 1939 S.O.S. Tidal Wave
Appleby (uncredited)
 1939 Racketeers of the Range
William J. Benson
 1939 It's a Wonderful World
Doctor (uncredited)
 1939 Ex-Champ
Lawton (uncredited)
 1939 Fixer Dugan
Steve
 1939 Women in the Wind
Sloan (scenes deleted)
 1939 Weather Wizards (Short)
California Meteorologist (uncredited)
 1939 Sales Slips (Short)
Store Manager
 1939 On Trial
Jury Foreman (uncredited)
 1939 Trouble in Sundown
Edward Simmons (bank examiner)
 1939 Money to Loan (Short)
Clarence Z. Dodds, Hanley's Accountant (uncredited)
 1939 Blackwell's Island
Finlay (uncredited)
 1939 Nancy Drew... Reporter
Deputy Coroner (uncredited)
 1939 Flying G-Men
Dr. Alexander Craig
 1939 North of Shanghai
Editor
 1939 They Made Me a Criminal
Doctor (uncredited)
 1939 Arizona Legion
Prosecuting Attorney (uncredited)
 1939 Stand Up and Fight
Auctioneer (uncredited)
 1939 There's That Woman Again
Coroner's Deputy (uncredited)
 1938 Federal Man-Hunt
Dr. Fowler (uncredited)
 1938 Kentucky
Man at Race Track (uncredited)
 1938 Thanks for Everything
Mr. Lish (uncredited)
 1938 A Clean Sweep (Short)
Bank Manager
 1938 Angels with Dirty Faces
Chronicle Editor (uncredited)
 1938 Major Difficulties (Short)
 1938 Gang Bullets
Capt. Brown
 1938 Tarnished Angel
Mr. Greer (uncredited)
 1938 Down in 'Arkansaw'
Graves
 1938 The Night Hawk
Doctor (uncredited)
 1938 Hold That Co-ed
Director of Public Works (uncredited)
 1938 Too Hot to Handle
Film Developing Laboratory Foreman (uncredited)
 1938 My Lucky Star
Cabot Department Head
 1938 The Crowd Roars
First Doctor (uncredited)
 1938 The Chaser
Process Server (uncredited)
 1938 Think It Over (Short)
Detective Posing as Arson Victim (uncredited)
 1938 Racket Busters
Mr. Robbins (uncredited)
 1938 Island in the Sky
Mac - Coroner (uncredited)
 1938 Women in Prison
Henry Russell
 1938 Who Killed Gail Preston?
Mr. Curran
 1938 Port of Missing Girls
American Consul (uncredited)
 1938 Sergeant Murphy
Rover Meat Co. Superintendent (uncredited)
 1937 All-American Sweetheart
Dr. Blair (uncredited)
 1937 The Jones Family in Borrowing Trouble
Clark (uncredited)
 1937 Nothing Sacred
City Editor (uncredited)
 1937 The Shadow Strikes
Bill Gordon (uncredited)
 1937 Love Is on the Air
Meeting Chairman (uncredited)
 1937 Escape by Night
The Doctor (uncredited)
 1937 They Won't Forget
Detective Briggs (uncredited)
 1937 Easy Living
Nervous Hotel Registrant (uncredited)
 1937 The 13th Man
Henry L. Martin (uncredited)
 1937 Venus Makes Trouble
Rankin (uncredited)
 1937 Midnight Taxi
Doc Wilson (uncredited)
 1937 Motor Madness
Matthew Lewis, Marine Sales Corporation (uncredited)
 1937 Servant of the People: The Story of the Constitution of the United States (Short)
Colonist Tavern Patron (uncredited)
 1937 Love Is News
Clerk (uncredited)
 1937/I Dick Tracy
Ellery Brewster [Chs. 1, 12]
 1936 Great Guy
City Editor (uncredited)
 1936 Robinson Crusoe of Clipper Island
E.G. Ellsworth
 1936 Under Your Spell
Sponsor (uncredited)
 1936 Pigskin Parade
Doctor (uncredited)
 1936 The Public Pays (Short)
Moore, Milk Company Executive (uncredited)
 1936 The President's Mystery
Banker (uncredited)
 1936 Wives Never Know
Doctor (uncredited)
 1936 Missing Girls
S.O.S.
 1936 The Case of the Velvet Claws
Carl Atwood - Attorney (uncredited)
 1936 And Sudden Death
Judge (uncredited)
 1936 Easy Money
Rusick
 1936 Three of a Kind
Doc Adams
 1936 The Ex-Mrs. Bradford
Analyst Examining Gelatin Capsule (uncredited)
 1936 The Drag-Net
Arnold Crane
 1936 Gentle Julia
Uncle (uncredited)
 1936 Charlie Chan at the Circus
Doctor (uncredited)
 1936 Hitch Hike to Heaven
Charlie Reed
 1936 The Country Doctor
City Editor (uncredited)
 1936 It Had to Happen
Juror (uncredited)
 1935 We're Only Human
Ballistics Expert (uncredited)
 1935 The Calling of Dan Matthews
City Editor Edison (uncredited)
 1935 Your Uncle Dudley
Printer (uncredited)
 1935 I Found Stella Parish
Charles Einfeld at the Joe Barnes Company (uncredited)
 1935 Happiness C.O.D.
Snyder
 1935 Twin Triplets (Short)
J. Benton, City Editor
 1935 The Girl Who Came Back
Wadsworth
 1935 Death from a Distance
Newspaper Editor McConnell
 1935 Special Agent
Gus (uncredited)
 1935 Cheers of the Crowd
Barney Booth (as John H. Dilson)
 1935 Every Night at Eight
Huxley (as John H. Dilson)
 1935 Woman Wanted
Juror Talking to Mike (uncredited)
 1935 The Murder Man
Meltzer - City Editor (uncredited)
 1934 The Silver Streak
Doctor (uncredited)
 1934 The Westerner
Senator Lockhart (as John H. Dilson)
 1934 A Man's Game
John T. Bradley
 1934 I'll Tell the World
Legendre (uncredited)
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The K Guy (1928). Comedy. Written by Walter De Leon and Alethea Luce. Directed by Melville Burke. Biltmore Theatre: 15 Oct 1928- Oct 1928 (closing date unknown/8 performances). Cast: Faye Armstrong, Francis Compton (as "Prince Mohammed Ali"), John Dilson (as "Mr. Sammelberg"), Harry Green, Jeanne Greene, Arthur Jarrett, A. ... See more »

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