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Louis Jean Heydt (1903–1960)

An American character actor who specialized in "average joes", often timid or down-on-their-luck, Louis Jean Heydt was born in Montclair, New Jersey, and educated at Worcester Academy and Dartmouth College. He intended a career in journalism and worked as a reporter for the old New York World, but developed an interest in acting and landed a number... See full bio »

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 1959 Inside the Mafia
Rod Balcom
 1958 The Man Who Died Twice
Capt. Andy Hampton
 1957 Raiders of Old California
Judge Ward Young
 1957 The Badge of Marshal Brennan
Colonel Donaphin
 1957 The Wings of Eagles
Dr. John Keye (uncredited)
 1956 The Fastest Gun Alive
Myron Spink (uncredited)
 1956 Wetbacks
Coast Guard Comdr. Randall
 1956 Stranger at My Door
Sheriff John Tatum
 1955 No Man's Woman
Det. Lt. Colton
 1955 The Eternal Sea
Capt. Walter F. Rodee
 1955 Many Rivers to Cross
Noah Crawford (uncredited)
 1955 Ten Wanted Men
Tom Baines (uncredited)
 1954 A Star Is Born
Ocean Scene Director (uncredited)
 1954 The Boy from Oklahoma
Paul Evans
 1953 Island in the Sky
Fitch (as Louis Heydt)
 1953 The Vanquished
Luke Taylor (uncredited)
 1952 Models Inc.
 1952 Flesh and Fury
 1952 Mutiny
Captain Herwig (uncredited)
 1952 Sailor Beware
Naval Doctor (uncredited)
 1952 The Old West
Jeff Bleeker
 1951 Close to My Heart
Probation Officer Duncan (uncredited)
 1951 Roadblock
Harry Miller
 1951 Drums in the Deep South
Col. House
 1951 Criminal Lawyer
Frank Burnett
 1951 Warpath
Herb Woodson
 1951 Two of a Kind
Chief Petty Officer (uncredited)
 1951 Raton Pass
Jim Pozner
 1951 Rawhide
 1951 Al Jennings of Oklahoma
John Jennings
 1950 The Furies
 1949 The Kid from Cleveland
Carl Novak
 1949 Come to the Stable
Al Newman (uncredited)
 1949 Make Believe Ballroom
Jerskin Elliott (uncredited)
 1949 Bad Men of Tombstone
John Stover
 1947 Spoilers of the North
Inspector Carl Winters
 1947 I Cover Big Town
John Moulton
 1947 Sinbad, the Sailor
Mercenary (uncredited)
 1946 That Brennan Girl
Hefflin (uncredited)
 1946 Abie's Irish Rose
Priest (uncredited)
 1946 Gentleman Joe Palooka
 1946 The Hoodlum Saint
Mike Flaherty
 1946 To Each His Own
American Officer (uncredited)
 1945 They Were Expendable
 1945 Strange Destiny (Short)
Asa K. Jennings
 1945 Our Vines Have Tender Grapes
Mr. Faraassen
 1945 You Came Along
Navy Man (uncredited)
 1945 Zombies on Broadway
Douglas Walker
 1945 Betrayal from the East
Jack Marsden
 1944 Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo
Lieut. Miller
 1944 The Story of Dr. Wassell
Ensign (uncredited)
 1944 Her Primitive Man
 1944 See Here, Private Hargrove
Captain Administering Oath (uncredited)
 1944 The Miracle of Morgan's Creek
Army Officer (uncredited)
 1943 The Iron Major
Recruiting Sergeant (uncredited)
 1943 First Comes Courage
Norwegian (uncredited)
 1943 Stage Door Canteen
Captain Robinson (uncredited)
 1943 Mission to Moscow
American Newsman (uncredited)
 1943 One Dangerous Night
 1942 Commandos Strike at Dawn
Karl Arnesen
 1942 Manila Calling
Harold Watson
 1942 Night in New Orleans
Bit (uncredited)
 1942 Ten Gentlemen from West Point
Jared Danforth
 1942 Tortilla Flat
Young Doctor (uncredited)
 1942 Canal Zone
Ralph Merrill (uncredited)
 1942 Captains of the Clouds
Provost Marshal
 1942 Dr. Kildare's Victory
Mr. Ray Johnson (uncredited)
 1941 Pacific Blackout
Harold Kermin
 1941 How Green Was My Valley
Miner (uncredited)
 1941 Dive Bomber
Swede Larson
 1941 Coffins on Wheels (Short)
Detective (uncredited)
 1941 Power Dive
Johnny Coles
 1941 Sleepers West
Everett Jason
 1941 High Sierra
Bob - Tourist at Robbery (uncredited)
 1941 Let's Make Music
Mr. Stevens
 1940 Santa Fe Trail
Farmer (scenes deleted)
 1940 The Great McGinty
Tommy Thompson
 1940 Pier 13
Bill Hamilton
 1940 Irene
'Biffy' Webster - the Columnist (uncredited)
 1940 The Hidden Master (Short)
Harry Jones (uncredited)
 1940 All About Hash (Short)
Bob Henry, Mickey's father
 1940 Johnny Apollo
Guard with Doctor (uncredited)
 1940 Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet
Dr. Kunze
 1939 The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1939 Gone with the Wind
Hungry Soldier Holding Beau Wilkes
 1939 A Child Is Born
Mr. Kempner
 1939 Joe and Ethel Turp Call on the President
Dr. Standish (uncredited)
 1939 Reno
Judge Jimmy Howard
 1939 Dad for a Day (Short)
Bill Henry (uncredited)
 1939 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Soapbox Speaker (uncredited)
 1939 Full Confession
Defense Attorney (uncredited)
 1939 Each Dawn I Die
 1939 Stronger Than Desire
Court Appointed Attorney (uncredited)
 1939 The Flying Irishman
Man Betting Doug Won't Get Off the Ground (uncredited)
 1939 They Made Her a Spy
 1939 Let Freedom Ring
Ned Wilkie
 1938 I Am the Law
J.W. Butler
 1938 Test Pilot
 1938 No Time to Marry
 1937 The Jones Family in Borrowing Trouble
Martin (uncredited)
 1937 Make Way for Tomorrow
 1933 Before Morning
Neil Kennedy
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared (as "Joe Dukes") in "Pre-Honeymoon"on Broadway. Written and directed by Alford Van Ronkel and Anne Nichols. Lyceum Theatre: 30 Apr 1936-Dec 1936 (255 performances). See more »

Alternate Names:

Louis Gene Heydt | Louis Heydt

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Collapsed and died of a heart attack after appearing in the first scene of "There Was a Little Girl," in which he had played opposite actress Jane Fonda.

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