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John F. Hamilton (I) (1893–1967)

Began career in Great Britain as a child in the theatre and appearing in films for Gaumont British, including at least one early (and lost) Alfred Hitchcock film, The Mountain Eagle (1926). Moved to USA in 1929 and appeared in occasional films. Often confused with infinitely more prolific John Hamilton, his contemporary, and therefore known in U.S... See full bio »

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On the Waterfront
On the Waterfront 'Pop' Doyle
Allegheny Uprising
Allegheny Uprising Professor
To What Red Hell
To What Red Hell Harold Fairfield


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 1961 'Way Out (TV Series)
- Hush-Hush (1961) ... Janitor
 1958 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
- The Wound Within (1958) ... Hansi
 1955 The Goldbergs (TV Series)
Frank Clark
- The Jury (1955) ... Frank Clark
 1954 On the Waterfront
'Pop' Doyle (as John Hamilton)
 1949 The Undercover Man
Police Desk Sergeant Shannon
 1943 Headin' for God's Country
Hilary Higgins (as J. Frank Hamilton)
 1943 Spy Train
Senior Conductor (uncredited)
 1943 Pilot #5
Mr. Pritchard (uncredited)
 1943 Shantytown
Mr. Gorty (as J. Frank Hamilton)
 1943 The Amazing Mrs. Holliday
Dr. Kirke (as J. Frank Hamilton)
 1942 Men of Texas
Dwight Douglass (as J. Frank Hamilton)
 1940 Gold Rush Maisie
Bert Davis
 1939 Allegheny Uprising
 1930 Mystery at the Villa Rose
 1929 To What Red Hell
Harold Fairfield
 1929 The Great Gabbo
Neighbour (uncredited)
 1929 The Burgomaster of Stilemonde
Odilion van Belle
 1929 White Cargo
 1929 Der Zarewitsch
Grigory - Fantasist
 1929 The Third Eye
Jim Carstairs (as John Hamilton)
 1928 The Three Kings
Charlie King (as John Hamilton)
 1928 The Ringer
John Lenley (as John Hamilton)
 1928 A South Sea Bubble
Tony Gates
 1928 The Hellcat
Bert Stiles
 1928 A Window in Piccadilly
Piccolo (as John Hamilton)
 1927 The Masked Menace
The Half-Wit
 1927 The Silver Lining
John Hurst (as John Hamilton)
 1927 Mademoiselle from Armentieres
Young Soldier
 1926 The Mountain Eagle
Edward Pettigrew
 1926 Rainbow Riley
Halfwit (as John Hamilton)
 1925 The Last Witness
Eric Norton
 1925 Money Isn't Everything
William Channon
 1924 Shadow of Egypt
 1924/II After Dark (Short)
Lord Bramshaw (as John Hamilton)
 1924 The Mystery of Brudenell Court (Short) (as John Hamilton)
 1924 White Shadows
Bit part (uncredited)

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Alternate Names:

J. Frank Hamilton | John Hamilton

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