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Johnny Mitchell (I) (1918–1951)

Johnny Mitchell was born on December 13, 1918 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Douglas N. Lamy. He was an actor, known for Mr. Skeffington (1944), Pillow to Post (1945) and The Vanishing Virginian (1942). He died on January 19, 1951 in New York City. See full bio »

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Known For

Mr. Skeffington
Mr. Skeffington Johnny Mitchell
Pillow to Post
Pillow to Post Earl 'Slim' Clark
The Vanishing Virginian
The Vanishing Virginian James Weldon 'Shirley
Laugh Your Blues Away
Laugh Your Blues Away Jimmy Westerly


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 1946 Cinderella Jones
 1945 Pillow to Post
Earl 'Slim' Clark
 1944 Hollywood Canteen
Busboy (uncredited)
 1944 Mr. Skeffington
Johnny Mitchell
 1944 Cover Girl
Pianist (uncredited)
 1943/I There's Something About a Soldier
Lt. Burroughs (uncredited)
 1943 You Dear Boy (Short)
George Baker (as Douglas Drake)
 1943 Robin Hood of the Range
Ned Harding (as Douglass Drake)
 1943 Good Luck, Mr. Yates
Military Policeman Keeney (uncredited)
 1943 Two Señoritas from Chicago
Reporter (uncredited)
 1943 It's a Great Life
Cullen (uncredited)
 1943 Law of the Northwest
Paul Darcy (as Douglas Drake)
 1943 Redhead from Manhattan
Marty Britt (as Douglass Drake)
 1942 Laugh Your Blues Away
Jimmy Westerly
 1942 Rio Rita
Control Man (uncredited)
 1942 A Yank on the Burma Road
Reporter (uncredited)
 1942 The Vanishing Virginian
James Weldon 'Shirley (as Douglass Newland)
 1941 Johnny Eager
Policeman (uncredited)

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Alternate Names:

Douglass Drake | Douglas Drake | Douglass Newland

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As an MGM contract player, 1941-1942, he worked as Douglass Newland in at least eight films; as a Columbia contract player, 1942-1943, he worked as Douglass Drake in at least ten films; under contract to Warner Bros. in 1943, he adopted the name of the character he played in Mr. Skeffington (filmed 1943, released 1944), i.e. 'Johnny Mitchell', and worked in only three more films: Cinderella Jones... See more »

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