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John 'Dusty' King (1909–1987)

Band singer and light leading man who graduated to leads in a series of B-Westerns. John King was born Miller McLeod Everson to Ernest and Ruth Brumfield Everson on 11 July 1909 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He attended the University of Cincinnati. Following his schooling, he held many jobs for short periods of time, stoking at a grain elevator, selling ... See full bio »

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Ace Drummond
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Haunted Ranch Dusty King posing as Hank Travers
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 1946 Renegade Girl
Cpl. Brown (as John King)
 1942 Law of the Jungle
Larry Mason (as John King)
 1941 Tumbledown Ranch in Arizona
John King (prologue) & 'Dusty' King (flashback)
 1940 Blame It on Love
Jeff Wadsworth (as John King)
 1940 Half a Sinner
Larry Cameron (as John King)
 1940 Midnight Limited
Val Lennon (as John King)
 1939 Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation
Howard Stevens (as John King)
 1939 The Hardys Ride High
Philip 'Phil' Westcott (as John King)
 1939 Inside Story
Paul Randall
 1939 The Three Musketeers
Aramis (as John King)
 1938 Charlie Chan in Honolulu
Randolph (as John King)
 1938 Sharpshooters
Prince Alexis (as John King)
 1938 Breaking the Ice
Henry Johnson (as John King)
 1938 State Police
Sgt. Dan Prescott (as John King)
 1938 The Crime of Doctor Hallet
Dr. Philip Saunders (as John King)
 1937 Merry-Go-Round of 1938
Tony Townsend (as John King)
 1937 The Road Back
Ernst (as John King)
 1936 Three Smart Girls
Bill Evans (as John King)
 1936 Ace Drummond
Ace Drummond (as John King)
 1936 Postal Inspector
Ralph (uncredited)
 1936 Crash Donovan
Johnny Allen
 1936 Nobody's Fool
Master of Ceremonies (uncredited)
 1936 Love Before Breakfast
Johnny (uncredited)
 1936 Sutter's Gold
Alvarado Jr. (replaced by Allen Vincent) (uncredited)
 1936 Dangerous Waters
Singing Sailor (as John King)
 1936 Next Time We Love
Juvenile (uncredited)
 1936 The Adventures of Frank Merriwell
Bruce Browning (as John King)
 1935 Fighting Youth
Singing Band Leader (as John King)
 1935 Three Kids and a Queen
Reporter (uncredited)
 1935 His Night Out
Salesman (uncredited)
 1935 The Affair of Susan
Boy in Fun House (uncredited)
 1935 Stolen Harmony
Fagin in Skit (uncredited)
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