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Jed Prouty (1879–1956)


Jed Prouty was born on April 6, 1879 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for Orchids and Ermine (1927), Hot Water (1937) and The Great Adventure (1921). He was married to Marion Murray. He died on May 10, 1956 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Orchids and Ermine
Orchids and Ermine Leander Blom
(1927)
Hot Water
Hot Water John Jones
(1937)
The Great Adventure
(1921)
A Trip to Paris
A Trip to Paris John Jones
(1938)

Filmography

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 1952 Short Short Dramas (TV Series)
- City Slicker (1952)
 1950 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series)
 1950 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
- Local Stop (1950)
 1950 Guilty Bystander
Dr. Elder
 1947 Citizen Saint
Cabrini-Doubtful (uncredited)
 1947 Mr. Bell (Short)
Willis J. Watson
 1942 Mug Town
Mack Steward
 1942 The Old Homestead
Councilman Bell
 1942 Moonlight Masquerade
Robert Forrester
 1942 It Happened in Flatbush
The Judge
 1942 Scattergood Rides High
Mr. Van Pelt
 1942 The Affairs of Jimmy Valentine
Maxwell B. Titus
 1942 Obliging Young Lady
Judge Rufus
 1941 Go West, Young Lady
Judge Harmon
 1941 Look Who's Laughing
Mayor
 1941 Unexpected Uncle
Sanderson
 1941 Father Steps Out
J. B. Matthews
 1941 Bachelor Daddy
C. J. Chase
 1941 Roar of the Press
Gordon MacEwan
 1941 Pot o' Gold
Mr. Louderman
 1940 Remedy for Riches
D.B. Emerson Vanderveer
 1940 The Lone Wolf Keeps a Date
Captain Moon
 1940 Barnyard Follies
Sam Spitz
 1940 Young as You Feel
John Jones
 1939 Coat Tales (Short)
Jed
 1939 Too Busy to Work
John Jones
 1939 Hollywood Cavalcade
Chief of Police
 1939 Quick Millions
John Jones
 1939 Second Fiddle
Undetermined Secondary Role (scenes deleted)
 1939 The Gracie Allen Murder Case
Uncle Ambrose
 1939 The Jones Family in Hollywood
John Jones
 1939 Exile Express
Hanley
 1939 Everybody's Baby
John Jones
 1939 I'll Tell the World (Short)
Joseph Burton
 1938 The Duke of West Point
Mr. Drew
 1938 Down on the Farm
John Jones
 1938/II Keep Smiling
Jerome Lawson
 1938 Hunting Trouble (Short)
Jed
 1938 Danger on the Air
Harry Jones
 1938 Safety in Numbers
John Jones
 1938 A Trip to Paris
John Jones
 1938 Goodbye Broadway
J.A. Higgins
 1938 Walking Down Broadway
F. R. Randall
 1938 Love on a Budget
John Jones
 1937 Life Begins in College
Oliver Stearns Sr.
 1937 Hot Water
John Jones
 1937 Small Town Boy
Otis Armstrong
 1937 Sophie Lang Goes West
J.H. Blaine
 1937 You Can't Have Everything
Mr. Whiteman
 1937 Dangerous Holiday
Gifford
 1937 Big Business
John Jones
 1937 A Star Is Born
Artie Carver (uncredited)
 1937 The Crime Nobody Saw
William Underhill
 1937 Off to the Races
John Jones
 1936 College Holiday
Sheriff John J. Trimble
 1936 Happy Go Lucky
Charles Gorham
 1936 Can This Be Dixie?
Ed Grant
 1936 Under Your Spell
Mr. Twerp
 1936 Libeled Lady
Dickson (uncredited)
 1936 The Texas Rangers
District Attorney Dave Twitchell
 1936 Back to Nature
Mr. John Jones
 1936 His Brother's Wife
Bill Arnold
 1936 Little Miss Nobody
Hector Smythe
 1936 Educating Father
John Jones
 1936 Champagne Charlie
Quinn (uncredited)
 1936 Special Investigator
Dr. Vic Reynolds
 1936 Every Saturday Night
Mr. Evers
 1935 Ah Wilderness!
Nat's Office Worker (uncredited)
 1935 Navy Wife
Dr. Barratt (uncredited)
 1935 Alibi Ike
Jewelry Merchant (uncredited)
 1935 Black Sheep
Orville Schmelling
 1935 Let 'em Have It
Bit (uncredited)
 1935 $10 Raise
Henry Peabody (uncredited)
 1935 George White's 1935 Scandals
Al Lee (uncredited)
 1935 Life Begins at 40
Charles Beagle (uncredited)
 1934 Bachelor of Arts
Alumnus (uncredited)
 1934 One Hour Late
Mr. Finch
 1934 Music in the Air
Kirschner
 1934 Love Time
First Policeman (uncredited)
 1934 His Greatest Gamble
Roulette Player (uncredited)
 1934 Murder on the Blackboard
Dr. Levine
 1934 The Life of Vergie Winters
Reverend (uncredited)
 1934 Hollywood Party
Theatre Manager (uncredited)
 1934 Private Scandal
H.R. Robbins
 1934 Sleepers East
Detective on Train (uncredited)
 1934 I Believed in You
Joe Long i.e. Lang
 1933 Jimmy and Sally
E.W. Marlowe
 1933 College Coach
Campfire Boy Leader (uncredited)
 1933 The Big Bluff
 1933 Skyway
Calvin Baker
 1933 She Had to Say Yes
Mr. Goran (uncredited)
 1933 Central Airport
Hotel Desk Clerk #1 (uncredited)
 1933 The Secret of Madame Blanche
Stubby - the Troupe Manager (uncredited)
 1932 Manhattan Tower
Mr. Hoyt
 1932 The Conquerors
New York City Auctioneer (uncredited)
 1932 Hold 'Em Jail
Warden Charles Clark
 1932 70,000 Witnesses
Newspaper Editor (uncredited)
 1932 The Purchase Price
Elks Crossing Jeweller (uncredited)
 1932 Business and Pleasure
Ben Wackstle
 1931 The Age for Love
Floyd Evans
 1931 The Secret Call
Jim Neligan
 1931 Night Nurse
Archie - Father-to-Be (uncredited)
 1931 Annabelle's Affairs
Bolson
 1931 Strangers May Kiss
Harry
 1930 Paid
Policeman Williams (uncredited)
 1930 The Florodora Girl
Old Man Dell
 1930 True to the Navy
Dance Hall Manager
 1930 The Devil's Holiday
Kent Carr
 1929 It's a Great Life
Mr. David Parker
 1929 The Girl in the Show
Newton Wampler
 1929 Why Leave Home?
George
 1929 The Fall of Eve
Tom Ford Sr
 1929 Two Weeks Off
Harry
 1929/I Sonny Boy
Phil
 1929 His Captive Woman
Fatty Fargo
 1929 The Broadway Melody
Uncle Jed (uncredited)
 1928 Domestic Meddlers
Jonsey
 1928 The Grain of Dust (uncredited)
 1928 Name the Woman
Sam Palmer
 1927 The Siren
Geoffrey Fuller
 1927 No Place to Go
Uncle Edgar
 1927 Smile, Brother, Smile
High-powered Salesman
 1927 The Gingham Girl
Hayden
 1927 Orchids and Ermine
Leander Blom
 1926 Bred in Old Kentucky
Jake Trumbull
 1926 Everybody's Acting
Bridwell Potter
 1926 Don Juan's 3 Nights
Lippi
 1926 Unknown Treasures
Remus
 1926 The Mystery Club
Amos Herriman
 1926 Miss Nobody
The Farmer
 1926 Ella Cinders
Mayor
 1926 Her Second Chance
Stable Boy
 1925 The Unguarded Hour
Gus O'Rorick, a Yeggman
 1925 Scarlet Saint
Mr. Tridon
 1925 The Coast of Folly
Cholly Knickerbocker
 1925 The Knockout
'Mac' MacMahon
 1923 The Gold Diggers
Barney Barnett
 1923 Souls for Sale
Magnus (uncredited)
 1922 Kick In
Jimmy Monahan
 1921 Room and Board
Robert Osborne
 1921 Experience
Good Nature
 1921 The Conquest of Canaan
Norbert Flintcroft
 1921 The Great Adventure
Mr. Witt
 1919 Her Game
Bobby McAllister
 1919 Sadie Love
James Wakeley
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Performed as a teenager in variety shows; learned to dance, then in stock and vaudeville. Joined the New York production company 'Klaw and Erlanger' for 17 years. Between 1910 and 1922 also occasionally in revues and comedies on Broadway. Gave a memorable performance as the oily columnist in 'A Star is Born' (1937). See more »

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