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Dick Paxton (1918–1997)

Dick Paxton was born on November 21, 1918 in Lamar, Colorado, USA as Richard Andrews Paxton. He is known for his work on Little Big Horn (1951), Hellgate (1952) and Angels' Alley (1948). He died on February 28, 1997 in Riverside, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1984 It Came Upon the Midnight Clear (TV Movie)
 1981 Leave 'em Laughing (TV Movie)
 1953-1959 Dragnet (TV Series)
Charles Kilgore
- The Big Red (1959)
- The Big Break (1953) ... Charles Kilgore
 1957 The Deadly Mantis
Plotter (uncredited)
 1957 Lizzie
Waiter (uncredited)
 1957 Hit and Run
 1955-1956 The Star and the Story (TV Series)
- The Thin Line (1956) ... Bartender
- End of Flight (1955)
 1956 The Man Called X (TV Series)
- Truth Serum (1956) ... (as Richard Paxton)
 1955 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Thin Line (1955) ... Bartender
 1955 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
- Word of Honor (1955) ... Rudy
 1955 Seven Angry Men
Drury Doyle (uncredited)
 1954 Dragnet
Hotel Desk Clerk (uncredited)
 1953 Sky Commando
Capt. Frank Willard
 1953 Arrowhead
Jordan (uncredited)
 1952 The Iron Mistress
John Bowie
 1952 Hellgate
George Nye (as Richard Paxton)
 1952 Here Come the Marines
Salesman (uncredited)
 1952 Hoodlum Empire
Elevator Operator (uncredited)
 1952 Waco
Ace Logan (as Richard Paxton)
 1951 Little Big Horn
Pvt. Ralph Hall (as Richard Paxton)
 1951 Mask of the Dragon
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1951 A Yank in Korea
Powers (uncredited)
 1950 No Way Out
Johnny Biddle (uncredited)
 1949 Task Force
Pilot (uncredited)
 1948 Fighter Squadron
Turret Gunner (uncredited)
 1948 Easter Parade
Western Union Messenger (uncredited)
 1948 Angels' Alley
Jockey Burns (as Richard Paxton)
 1948 Smart Politics
Johnny of The Harmonica Boys
 1947 This Time for Keeps
Rollerskating Attendant (uncredited)
 1947 Dark Delusion
Western Union Messenger (uncredited)
 1947 Sarge Goes to College
Teenager (uncredited)
 1947 Hit Parade of 1947
Pageboy (uncredited)
 1946 Love Laughs at Andy Hardy
Freshman (uncredited)
 1942 Syncopation
Joe (uncredited)
 1942 The Courtship of Andy Hardy
Kirk, Boy at the Dance (uncredited)
 1941 Public Enemies
 1941 Henry Aldrich for President
Red MacGowan
 1941 Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day
Messenger at Concert (uncredited)
 1941 Men of Boys Town
Jack (uncredited)
 1940 Strike Up the Band
Dick - Second Trumpet Player (uncredited)
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