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Warren Hymer (1906–1948)

Warren Hymer was born on February 25, 1906 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Meet John Doe (1941), Destry Rides Again (1939) and One Way Passage (1932). He was married to Beau Williams and Virginia Meyer. He died on March 25, 1948 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Meet John Doe
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Destry Rides Again
Destry Rides Again Bugs Watson
One Way Passage
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San Francisco
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 1946 Gentleman Joe Palooka
Louie - Sparring Partner
 1946 Joe Palooka, Champ
Ira Eyler
 1945 The Affairs of Susan
Waiter (uncredited)
 1944 Three Is a Family
 1944 Since You Went Away
Convalescent Wishing for Tutti Frutti (uncredited)
 1943 Government Girl
Military Police Sergeant (uncredited)
 1943 Gangway for Tomorrow
 1943 Danger! Women at Work
 1943 Spy Train
Herman Krantz
 1942 Hitler--Dead or Alive
Hans 'Dutch' Havermann
 1942 Phantom Killer
Police Sgt. Pete Corrigan
 1942 Police Bullets
Gabby Walsh, thug
 1942 Baby Face Morgan
Wise Willie
 1942 Lure of the Islands
Albert, a gendarme
 1942 Henry and Dizzy
Tramp at Picnic
 1942 One Thrilling Night
Pat Callahan
 1942 She's in the Army
Cpl. Buck Shane
 1942 Dr. Broadway
Maxie the Goat
 1942 Girls' Town
 1942 Mr. Wise Guy
 1942 Jail House Blues
Big Foot Louie
 1942 Torpedo Boat
 1941 Skylark
Big Man in Subway Car
 1941 Buy Me That Town
Crusher Howard
 1941 Meet John Doe
 1939 Destry Rides Again
Bugs Watson
 1939 Calling All Marines
 1939 Coast Guard
Lancelot O'Hara
 1939 Boy Friend
 1939 Mr. Moto in Danger Island
Twister McGurk
 1938 Thanks for Everything
Marine Sergeant
 1938 Submarine Patrol
Seaman Rocky Haggerty
 1938 Gateway
 1938 You and Me
Gil Carter aka Gimpy
 1938 Joy of Living
 1938 Arson Gang Busters
Tom Jones
 1938 Bluebeard's Eighth Wife
Kid Mulligan
 1937 Lady Behave!
 1937 Telephone Operator
 1937 Ali Baba Goes to Town
 1937 Bad Guy
 1937 Sea Racketeers
Mate 'Spud' Jones
 1937 Wake Up and Live
First Gunman
 1937 Meet the Boy Friend
Wilbur 'Bugs' Corrigan
 1937 We Have Our Moments
 1937 Join the Marines
 1937 She's Dangerous
Herman Valentz
 1937 You Only Live Once
 1936 Love Letters of a Star
 1936 36 Hours to Kill
 1936 Rhythm on the Range
Big Brain
 1936 San Francisco
Hazeltine (as Warren B. Hymer)
 1936 Nobody's Fool
Sour Puss
 1936 Desert Justice
 1936 A Message to Garcia
Departing Sailor (uncredited)
 1936 Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
Bodyguard (uncredited)
 1936 Laughing Irish Eyes
Tiger O'Keefe
 1936 King of the Islands (Short)
A Shipwrecked Sailor
 1936 Tango
Joe Sloan, Betty's Boyfriend
 1935 Hitch Hike Lady
Cluck Regan
 1935 The Widow from Monte Carlo
Dopey Mullins
 1935 Show Them No Mercy!
 1935 Hong Kong Nights
 1935 Confidential
'Midget' Regan
 1935 Navy Wife
 1935 She Gets Her Man
 1935 Dante's Inferno
Bozo - a Stoker (uncredited)
 1935 The Daring Young Man
Pete Hogan
 1935 Silk Hat Kid
 1935 Hold 'Em Yale
Sam, The Gonoph
 1935 The Case of the Curious Bride
Oscar Pender
 1935 The Gilded Lily
Taxi Driver
 1934 Kid Millions
Louie the Lug
 1934 Belle of the Nineties
St. Louis Fighter
 1934 Young and Beautiful
The Champion
 1934 The Cat's-Paw
'Spike' Slattery
 1934 Little Miss Marker
Canvas Back
 1934 One Is Guilty
'Knock-Out' Walters
 1934 Woman Unafraid
 1934 George White's Scandals
Pete Pandos - Greek Wrestler
 1934 The Gold Ghost (Short)
Bugs Kelly
 1934 The Crosby Case
Sam Collins
 1934 Roast-Beef and Movies (Short)
Man at Gunpoint in Fictitious Film Scene (uncredited)
 1933 King for a Night
 1933 In the Money
Gunboat Bimms
 1933 My Woman
Al--Butler (uncredited)
 1933 Her First Mate
 1933 I Love That Man
 1933 Midnight Mary
 1933 A Lady's Profession
Nutty Bolton
 1933 The Mysterious Rider
Jitney Smith
 1933 The Billion Dollar Scandal
Kid McGurn
 1932 Madison Square Garden
Brassie Randall
 1932 Hold 'Em Jail
 1932 The Night Mayor
 1932 Love Is a Racket
Burney Olds
 1931 The Unholy Garden
Smiley Corbin
 1931 The Spider
Schmidt (uncredited)
 1931 Goldie
Spike Moore
 1931 Charlie Chan Carries On
Max Minchin
 1931 Seas Beneath
'Lug' Kaufman
 1930 Men on Call
Joe Burke
 1930 Oh, for a Man!
'Pug' Morini
 1930 Sinners' Holiday
 1930 Born Reckless
Big Shot
 1930 Men Without Women
 1929 Frozen Justice
 1929 The Girl from Havana
Spike Howard
 1929 The Cock-Eyed World
Marine Corporal Scout (uncredited)
 1929 The Far Call
Soup Brophy
 1929 Speakeasy
Cannon Delmont
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Hymer was a brawny, barrel-chested character actor who had made a successful career out of playing not particularly bright cops, gangsters, sidekicks, etc., much like Nat Pendleton, until an incident in the late 1930s effectively killed his career. He was known to have a bad drinking problem, and one day he apparently showed up for work drunk at a picture he was making for Columbia. When this was... See more »

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