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William Forrest (I) (1902–1989)

William Forrest was born on October 10, 1902 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (1954), One-Eyed Jacks (1961) and The Masked Marvel (1943). He died on January 26, 1989 in Santa Monica, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1977 The November Plan (TV Movie)
Noel Crossman Sr.
 1968 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Ed Hoffman
- Gossip, Incorporated (1968) ... Ed Hoffman
 1966 Billy the Kid vs. Dracula
The Real James Underhill
 1965 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series)
John Canady
- The Poor Farmer (1965) ... John Canady
 1964 Cheyenne Autumn
Senator (uncredited)
 1964 Good Neighbor Sam
Millard Mellner
 1962 Paradise Alley
Norman Holmes
 1962 Sweet Bird of Youth
Bennie Taubman (uncredited)
 1961 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
Club President
- The Final Score (1961) ... Club President
 1961 One-Eyed Jacks
Banker
 1960-1961 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
John Morgan / Graham
- The College Caper (1961) ... John Morgan
- Double Trouble (1960) ... Graham
 1960 Coronado 9 (TV Series)
Comdr. John Partley
- Blow, Gabriella (1960) ... Comdr. John Partley
 1960 Bronco (TV Series)
Marshal Joe Shelby
- Shadow of Jesse James (1960) ... Marshal Joe Shelby
 1959 Bachelor Father (TV Series)
Preston 'Bulldog' Frasier
- Bentley Goes to Washington (1959) ... Preston 'Bulldog' Frasier
 1959 M Squad (TV Series)
Mr. Manning
- One of Our Armored Cars Is Missing (1959) ... Mr. Manning
 1959 Bonanza (TV Series)
Mine Owner
- The Phillip Diedesheimer Story (1959) ... Mine Owner
 1959 The Horse Soldiers
Gen. Steve Hurlburt
 1959 December Bride (TV Series)
Harry Howard
- Lily's Blind Date (1959) ... Harry Howard
 1959 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Doctor
- Texas John Slaughter: Killers from Kansas (1959) ... Doctor (uncredited)
 1958 The Buccaneer
Colonel Dale (uncredited)
 1958 Flight (TV Series)
- Parachute Jump (1958)
 1958 The Last Hurrah
Dr. Tom (uncredited)
 1958 The Toughest Gun in Tombstone
Governor (uncredited)
 1958 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
- The Sooners (1958)
 1958 Maverick (TV Series)
Roland / Laramie Banker
- Diamond in the Rough (1958) ... Roland
- Rage for Vengeance (1958) ... Laramie Banker
 1957 26 Men (TV Series)
Col. Underhill
- Valley of Fear (1957) ... Col. Underhill
 1957 The Lineup (TV Series)
- The 17643 Case (1957)
 1957 Jailhouse Rock
Head of Studio (uncredited)
 1957 Band of Angels
Aaron Starr (uncredited)
 1957 Loving You
Mr. Jessup (uncredited)
 1957 Sweet Smell of Success
Sen. Harvey Walker (uncredited)
 1957 Beau James
Attorney (uncredited)
 1957 The Monster That Challenged the World
Admiral Greenhouse (uncredited)
 1956-1957 Sheriff of Cochise (TV Series)
Judge Swanson / Judge Whittiker
- Revenge (1957) ... Judge Swanson
- Caine and Abel (1956) ... Judge Whittiker (uncredited)
 1957 Burden of Truth
Graduation speaker
 1956 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Wells Fargo Chief
- A Tale of Wells Fargo (1956) ... Wells Fargo Chief
 1956 You Can't Run Away from It
Captain (replaced by Russell Hicks) (scenes deleted)
 1956 Chevron Hall of Stars (TV Series)
- Roommates (1956)
 1956 Walk the Proud Land
Mr. Dennison (uncredited)
 1956 These Wilder Years
Jerry Blount - Board Member (uncredited)
 1956 Pardners
Hocker (uncredited)
 1956 Behind the High Wall
Corby (uncredited)
 1956 Big Town (TV Series)
- Train Wreck (1956)
 1955-1956 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Mr. Bruckner / Judge
- Inga III (1956) ... Mr. Bruckner
- The Little Teacher (1955) ... Judge
 1955 The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell
Commandant at Ft. Sam Houston (uncredited)
 1955 Steve Donovan, Western Marshal (TV Series)
U.S. District Marshal
- Napoleon's Eagle (1955) ... U.S. District Marshal
 1955 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Walker / Mr. Green
- Rookie of the Year (1955) ... Mr. Walker
- Meet the Governor (1955) ... Mr. Green
 1955 Medic (TV Series)
Marshall Tallman
- Glass of Fear (1955) ... Marshall Tallman
 1955 Crusader (TV Series)
Connors
- International Agent (1955) ... Connors
 1953-1955 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Colter / Judge / Mr. Beecher / ...
- Here Comes the Suit (1955) ... Mr. Colter
- Broken Journey (1955) ... Judge
- An Operation in Money (1954) ... Mr. Beecher
- Indian Taker (1954)
- The Test (1954)
 1954-1955 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
Judge Sugarman / Dr. Sam Halleck
- A Chain of Hearts (1955) ... Judge Sugarman
- G for Goldberger (1954) ... Dr. Sam Halleck
 1955 Highway Patrol (TV Series)
Lieutenant Andrews
- Machine-Napping (1955) ... Lieutenant Andrews
 1955 The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing
Simpson (uncredited)
 1955 Francis in the Navy
Admiral
 1955 The Private War of Major Benson
Lt. General De Bay (uncredited)
 1955 One Desire
Mr. Wellington, Banker (uncredited)
 1955 Ain't Misbehavin'
Mr. Dullaby (uncredited)
 1954-1955 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
Jim Higgins / Man with the Greeting Cards
- George Invites Critics to Watch First Show of Season (1954) ... Man with the Greeting Cards
 1955 Interrupted Melody
Dr. Richards (uncredited)
 1955 A Man Called Peter
Columbia Seminary President (uncredited)
 1955 Rage at Dawn
William Peterson
 1954-1955 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Sheriff Taylor / Jim Ferris
- Sawtelle Saga's End (1955) ... Sheriff Taylor
- Tenderfoot (1954) ... Jim Ferris
 1955 New York Confidential
Paul Williamson
 1955 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Quimby
- The Carl Nelson Story (1955) ... Quimby
 1955 Waterfront (TV Series)
Harry Baker Sr.
- Sea Explorers (1955) ... Harry Baker Sr.
 1954 The Adventures of Falcon (TV Series)
Gen. Walton
- False Faces (1954) ... Gen. Walton
 1954 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
James
- Smoke and Fire (1954) ... James
 1954 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
- Wedding March (1954)
 1954 The French Line
Sam Baker (uncredited)
 1954 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Mr. Crane
- Beware the Wrecker (1954) ... Mr. Crane
 1954 Passport to Danger (TV Series)
Evans
- Casablanca (1954) ... Evans
 1953 My Little Margie (TV Series)
Mr. Branch
- Meet Mr. Murphy (1953) ... Mr. Branch
 1953 Private Eyes
John Graham
 1953 Latin Lovers
Mr. Streller - Board Member (uncredited)
 1953 Chevron Theatre (TV Series)
- The Worried Man (1953)
 1953/I Roar of the Crowd
Doctor (uncredited)
 1953 Split Second
Colonel Wright (uncredited)
 1953 Invaders from Mars
Gen. Mayberry (uncredited)
 1953 Fort Vengeance
General Terry (uncredited)
 1953 My Hero (TV Series)
- Bum for a Day (1953)
 1953 Destination Gobi
Skipper (scenes deleted, uncredited)
 1953 I'm the Law (TV Series)
J.J. McBain
- The Powder Box Smuggling Story (1953) ... J.J. McBain
 1953 Bandits of Corsica
Marquis
 1953 Winning of the West
Editor John Randolph
 1952 Flat Top
Barney's Dad (voice, uncredited)
 1952 Night Without Sleep
Mr. Carter (uncredited)
 1952 Big Jim McLain
J.E. Lowry - McLain's Supervisor (uncredited)
 1952 The Rose Bowl Story
James Otis (uncredited)
 1952 One Minute to Zero
Officer, Joint Operations (uncredited)
 1952 Three for Bedroom C
Well-Wisher at Station (uncredited)
 1952 Belles on Their Toes
Colonel Putnam (uncredited)
 1952 Jet Job
Gen. Mason
 1952 Deadline - U.S.A.
Mr. Greene, Mrs. Garrison's Lawyer (uncredited)
 1951 The Racket
Head of Crime Commission (uncredited)
 1951 Flight to Mars
Gen. Archer (uncredited)
 1951 The Sea Hornet
Lt. Commander (uncredited)
 1951 Fort Dodge Stampede
Hutchinson
 1951 Force of Arms
General (uncredited)
 1951 Secrets of Beauty
Convention Chairman
 1951 Fighting Coast Guard
Officer at Graduation Ceremony (uncredited)
 1951 The Harlem Globetrotters
Prof. Lindley (uncredited)
 1951 Smuggler's Gold
Arthur Rayburn
 1951 I Was a Communist for the FBI
Sen. Wood (uncredited)
 1951 Follow the Sun
U.S. Air Force General Richardson (uncredited)
 1951 Valentino
Dr. Verne (uncredited)
 1951 Missing Women
Capt. E.W. Wills (uncredited)
 1951 Spoilers of the Plains
Dr. J.D. Manning (uncredited)
 1951 Gasoline Alley
Hacker
 1950 Hunt the Man Down
J.P. Knight, Public Defender (uncredited)
 1950 Southside 1-1000
Prison Warden
 1950 Emergency Wedding
Personnel Director (uncredited)
 1950 Hit Parade of 1951
Oilman (uncredited)
 1950 Square Dance Katy
Businessman
 1950 The Good Humor Man
Mr. Lankford (uncredited)
 1950 Nancy Goes to Rio
Attorney (uncredited)
 1950 Guilty of Treason
Speaker at Overseas Press Club (uncredited)
 1950 Key to the City
Mayor Anderson, Coremont, MO (uncredited)
 1949 The Story of Seabiscuit
Thomas Milford
 1949 The Devil's Henchman
Anderson
 1949 Angels in Disguise
Roger T. Harrison
 1949 Trail of the Yukon
Banker John Dawson
 1949 In the Good Old Summertime
Announcer (uncredited)
 1949 The Girl from Jones Beach
Mr. Moody (uncredited)
 1949 Arson, Inc.
Deputy Fire Chief / Narrator
 1949 Look for the Silver Lining
Producer William Taylor (uncredited)
 1949 Illegal Entry
Frank Ferguson (uncredited)
 1949 The Younger Brothers
Mr. Hendricks (uncredited)
 1948 The Gentleman from Nowhere
Henry Thompson (uncredited)
 1948 Race Street
Nick Walters
 1948 Mystery in Mexico
Insurance Company Boss (uncredited)
 1948 Trapped by Boston Blackie
Mason Carter (uncredited)
 1948 Homecoming
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1948 Fort Apache
Reporter (uncredited)
 1948 The Bride Goes Wild
Reporter (uncredited)
 1948 Three Daring Daughters
Ship Captain (uncredited)
 1948 Alias a Gentleman
Carruthers
 1947 Doctor Jim
Major
 1947 The Senator Was Indiscreet
U.S. Officer
 1947 Devil Ship
Evans
 1947 The Fabulous Texan
Maj. Wharton (uncredited)
 1947 Blondie in the Dough
Robert 'Bob' Dixon
 1947 Magic Town
George (uncredited)
 1947 The Spirit of West Point
Dr. Felix Blanchard
 1947 Mother Wore Tights
Mr. Clarkman (uncredited)
 1947 The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer
Mr. Baldwin (uncredited)
 1947 The Perils of Pauline
Bonds Barker (uncredited)
 1947 Dark Delusion
Mr. Jordan, Private Detective (uncredited)
 1947 The Corpse Came C.O.D.
Lance Fowler (uncredited)
 1947 Sarge Goes to College
Col. Winters
 1947 Miracle on 34th Street
Doctor Rogers at Bellevue (uncredited)
 1947 The Guilt of Janet Ames
Doctor Morton (uncredited)
 1947 The Beginning or the End
Brigadier General (uncredited)
 1947 The Devil on Wheels
Judge Roger Tanner
 1947 Blind Spot
Henry Small
 1947 Dead Reckoning
Lt. Col. Simpson (uncredited)
 1946 Till the Clouds Roll By
Movie Director (uncredited)
 1946 Nobody Lives Forever
Mr. Johnson, District Attorney's Aide (uncredited)
 1946 Child of Divorce
Mr. Proctor, Ray's Attorney (uncredited)
 1946 The Jolson Story
Dick Glenn (uncredited)
 1946 Gentleman Joe Palooka
Senator Johnson (uncredited)
 1946 Till the End of Time
Detective Lieutenant (uncredited)
 1946 Dangerous Business
Fluger (uncredited)
 1946 The Well-Groomed Bride
Maj. James Smith (uncredited)
 1946 The Kid from Brooklyn
Guest (uncredited)
 1946 Meet Me on Broadway
Dwight Ferris (uncredited)
 1945 Snafu
Theatre Manager (uncredited)
 1945 Purity Squad (Short)
Dr. Cooper (uncredited)
 1945 Girls of the Big House
District Attorney
 1945 Love, Honor and Goodbye
Hendricks (uncredited)
 1945 Behind City Lights
Detective Peterson
 1945 Anchors Aweigh
Movie Director (uncredited)
 1945 Road to Alcatraz
Charles Cantrell
 1945 Gangs of the Waterfront
Dist. Atty. Brady
 1945 Captain Eddie (uncredited)
 1945 The Caribbean Mystery
Col. Lane
 1945 Brewster's Millions
Yacht Captain (uncredited)
 1945 Rough, Tough and Ready
Lt. Freitas (uncredited)
 1945 Salty O'Rourke
Racing Secretary
 1945 Without Love
Doctor (uncredited)
 1945 God Is My Co-Pilot
Dr. Reynolds (uncredited)
 1945 Adventures of Kitty O'Day
Sauter (as Bill Forrest)
 1945 Youth on Trial
Robert Reynolds (uncredited)
 1944 Here Come the Waves
Lieutenant Commander (uncredited)
 1944 Laura
Important Client (uncredited)
 1944 Strange Affair
Superintendent Reynolds (uncredited)
 1944 The Doughgirls
Howard Forbes (uncredited)
 1944 Raiders of Ghost City
Maj. Graham (uncredited)
 1944 Abroad with Two Yanks
Col. Hart
 1944 Mr. Winkle Goes to War
Captain (uncredited)
 1944 Wilson
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1944 Marine Raiders
Col. Bill Carter (uncredited)
 1944 It Happened Tomorrow
Sylvia's Father (uncredited)
 1944 Mr. Skeffington
Clinton (uncredited)
 1944 The Story of Dr. Wassell
'Pecos' Survivor (uncredited)
 1944 Follow the Boys
Col. Edward Dobbs (uncredited)
 1944 Main Street Today (Short)
Businessman (uncredited)
 1944 Four Jills in a Jeep
Officer (uncredited)
 1944 The Fighting Seabees
Lt. Tom Kerrick
 1943 The Iron Major
Fordham Official (uncredited)
 1943 Corvette K-225
Commander Manning (uncredited)
 1943 So Proudly We Hail!
Major at San Francisco Dock (uncredited)
 1943 Adventures of the Flying Cadets
Maj. Charles Gray [Chs. 1, 4, 9, 13]
 1943 Good Luck, Mr. Yates
Thurston (uncredited)
 1943 Du Barry Was a Lady
Guard Captain (uncredited)
 1943 Action in the North Atlantic
Lieutenant-Commander (uncredited)
 1943 Good Morning, Judge
Judge William Foster
 1943 Mission to Moscow
American Newsman (uncredited)
 1943 He Hired the Boss
FBI Man (uncredited)
 1943 It Ain't Hay
Banker (uncredited)
 1943 The Hard Way
Actor as 'Uncle Edward Elliott' in 'Morning Melody' (uncredited)
 1943 Flight for Freedom
Vice-Consul (uncredited)
 1943 Air Force
Group Commander Jack Harper (uncredited)
 1943 G-men vs. the Black Dragon
Prof. Jackson (uncredited)
 1943 Hitler's Children
American Vice Consul (uncredited)
 1943 The Adventures of Smilin' Jack
Secretary for Internal Affairs, Honolulu [Chs. 8-12] (uncredited)
 1942 Mug Town
District Attorney (uncredited)
 1942 Lucky Jordan
Commanding Officer (scenes deleted)
 1942 The Daring Young Man
Bill White
 1942 The Falcon's Brother
F.B.I. Man at the Inn (uncredited)
 1942 The Man in the Trunk
Police Surgeon (uncredited)
 1942 Bells of Capistrano
Durgan (uncredited)
 1942 Wake Island
Maj. Johnson (uncredited)
 1942 Priorities on Parade
Col. Reeves
 1942 Little Tokyo, U.S.A.
District Attorney (uncredited)
 1942 Flight Lieutenant
Captain (uncredited)
 1942 Spy Ship
Martin Oster
 1942 Yankee Doodle Dandy
Critic #1 (uncredited)
 1942 My Favorite Spy
Captain Green (uncredited)
 1942 Meet the Stewarts
Country Club Lunch Guest (uncredited)
 1942 In This Our Life
Forest Ranger
 1942 Tarzan's New York Adventure
Inspector at Airport (uncredited)
 1942 Moontide
Well-Dressed Man in Bar (uncredited)
 1942 Hello, Annapolis
Lt. Burns (uncredited)
 1942 Spy Smasher
Gerald Douglas [Ch. 12] (uncredited)
 1942 My Favorite Blonde
Colonel Raeburn (uncredited)
 1942 Sleepytime Gal
Hotel Manager
 1942 Joe Smith, American
Gus
 1942 Pardon My Stripes
Prosecutor (uncredited)
 1942 The Vanishing Virginian
William Harrison Jordon, Assistant Proscecuting Attorney (uncredited)
 1942 A Date with the Falcon
Ward, a Diamond Expert (uncredited)
 1941 They Died with Their Boots On
Adjutant (uncredited)
 1941 Keep 'Em Flying
Colonel
 1941 International Lady
Frank Cromwell, American Consul (uncredited)
 1941 Great Guns
Army Major (uncredited)
 1941 Week-End in Havana
Cuban Queen Officer (uncredited)
 1941 Doctors Don't Tell (uncredited)
 1941 Navy Blues
Officer (uncredited)
 1941 Of Pups and Puzzles (Short)
Psychiatrist (uncredited)
 1941 The Pittsburgh Kid (uncredited)
 1941 Sun Valley Serenade
Husband (uncredited)
 1941 Life Begins for Andy Hardy
Commandant (scenes deleted)
 1941 Dive Bomber
Commander (uncredited)
 1941 Here Comes Mr. Jordan
Reporter (uncredited)
 1941 Down in San Diego
Naval Intelligence Officer (uncredited)
 1941 The Bride Came C.O.D.
Asst. Dist. Atty. Edwards (uncredited)
 1941 Sergeant York
Officer (uncredited)
 1941 Blondie in Society
Andrews, a Dog Shopper (uncredited)
 1941 Million Dollar Baby
Reporter (uncredited)
 1941 Barnacle Bill
Naval officer (uncredited)
 1941 Meet John Doe
Governor's Associate (uncredited)
 1941 The Lone Wolf Takes a Chance
Vic Hilton
 1941 Flight from Destiny
Prentiss
 1941 Respect the Law (Short)
Police Lieutenant Edward Macroy
 1941 Lucky Devils
Chandler
 1940 The Green Hornet Strikes Again!
Frederick Harper [Chs. 1-2]
 1940 The Phantom Submarine
Jonas (uncredited)
 1940 Nobody's Children
Father Listening to Carol's Radio Interview (uncredited)
 1940 Soak the Old (Short)
Detective (uncredited)
 1940 The Secret Seven
Brooks
 1940 The Man Who Talked Too Much
Federal District Attorney Green
 1940 Women in Hiding (Short)
Investigator (uncredited)
 1940 The Lone Wolf Meets a Lady
Arthur Trent
 1940 Alice in Movieland (Short)
2nd Director (uncredited)
 1939 The Amazing Mr. Williams
Anderson (uncredited)
 1932 The Sign of the Cross
Col. Hugh Mason (1944 Re-Release Prologue) (uncredited)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (1 credit)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Bill Forrest

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Grandfather of Robert Hayes.

Star Sign:

Libra

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