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Robert McWade (I) (1872–1938)

General-purpose actor, with stage experience, in US films of the 30's. See full bio »

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 1938 Gold Is Where You Find It
Mr. Crouch
 1938 Of Human Hearts
Dr. Lupus Crumm
 1937 On Such a Night
Colonel Fentridge
 1937 This Is My Affair
Admiral Dewey
 1937 Mountain Justice
Lawyer Horace Bamber
 1937 The Good Old Soak
Webster Parsons
 1937 We're on the Jury
Judge Henry Prime
 1936 Mister Cinderella
Mr. J.J. Gates
 1936 Fifteen Maiden Lane
John Graves
 1936 Old Hutch
Mr. Jolly
 1936 High Tension
Willard Stone
 1936 Bunker Bean
J.C. Kent
 1936 Early to Bed
Burgess Frisbie
 1936 Moonlight Murder
Police Chief Quinlan
 1936 Next Time We Love
Frank Carteret
 1935 Frisco Kid
Judge Crawford
 1935 His Night Out
 1935 Diamond Jim
A.E. Moore
 1935 Here Comes the Band
 1935 The Healer
Mr. Bradshaw (Joan's father)
 1935 Mary Jane's Pa
John Wagner
 1935 Straight from the Heart
Boss Tim Reglan
 1935 Society Doctor
Harris Snowden
 1935 The County Chairman
Tom Craden
 1934 College Rhythm
Herman Whimple
 1934 The President Vanishes
Vice Presient Robert Molleson
 1934 Gridiron Flash
Man Whose Home is Robbed (scenes deleted)
 1934 No Ransom
John Winfield
 1934 The Lemon Drop Kid
Mr. Griggsby
 1934 Midnight Alibi
 1934 Operator 13
Colonel Sharpe
 1934 Thirty Day Princess
Managing Editor
 1934 Let's Be Ritzy
 1934 Hold That Girl
 1934 The Countess of Monte Cristo
Hotel Manager
 1934 Cross Country Cruise
The Grouch
 1933 Fog
Alonzo Holt
 1933 The Prizefighter and the Lady
Adopted Son
 1933 Only Yesterday
Harvey Miles
 1933 I Loved a Woman
 1933 The Solitaire Man
Mr. Peabody
 1933 Tugboat Annie
Mayor of Secoma (uncredited)
 1933 Heroes for Sale
Dr. Briggs
 1933 Pick-up
Jerome Turner
 1933 42nd Street
 1933 Should Crooners Marry (Short)
 1933 Ladies They Talk About
District Attorney
 1933 Hard to Handle
Charles Reeves
 1932 The Match King
Mr. Larsen
 1932 The Phantom of Crestwood
Herbert Walcott
 1932 Once in a Lifetime
Mr. Walker (uncredited)
 1932 Flaming Gold
Bill Conway
 1932 Who, Me? (Short)
 1932 Back Street
Uncle Felix
 1932 Movie Crazy
Wesley Kitterman - Producer
 1932 The First Year
Fred Livingston
 1932 Madame Racketeer
James Butterworth
 1932/I Grand Hotel
Meierheim (as Robert Mc Wade)
 1932 Ladies of the Jury
Judge Henry Fish
 1931 Girls About Town
 1931 Skyline
Judge West
 1931 Too Many Cooks
Uncle George Bennett
 1931 It's a Wise Child
G. A. Appleby
 1931 Kept Husbands
Arthur Parker
 1931 Cimarron
Louis Hefner
 1930 Feet First
John Quincy Tanner
 1930 The Pay-Off
Frank Smiley
 1930 Night Work
Phil Reisman
 1930 Good Intentions
Cyrus Holt
 1930 The Sins of the Children
Joe Higginson
 1928 The Home Towners
P. H. Bancroft
 1925 New Brooms
Robert Bates Sr.
 1924 Second Youth
Department Store Clerk (uncredited)

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Stage Play: The Street Singer. Musical/drama. Music Adapted by Victor Colwell. Musical Director: Victor Colwell. Book by James Halleck Reid. Additional music by Ted S. Barron. Additional lyrics by Edgar Malone. Choreographed by Emil Hansel. Costume Design by Van Horn and Son. Directed by William Deane. American Theatre (moved to The West ... See more »

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Robert Mc Wade

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Stricken with a fatal heart attack just moments after he had shot his final scene in the American Civil War drama, "Of Human Hearts" (1938). See more »

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