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George Sowards (1888–1975)


George Sowards was born on November 27, 1888 in Denver, Missouri, USA as George Albert Sowards. He is known for his work on Borrowed Trouble (1948), Outlawed (1921) and Back Fire (1922). He was married to Edna E. Zilke. He died on December 20, 1975 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Borrowed Trouble
Borrowed Trouble Henchman
(1948)
Outlawed
Outlawed Dick May
(1921)
Back Fire
Back Fire Jim Hampton
(1922)
To Kill a Mockingbird
To Kill a Mockingbird Courtroom Spectator
(1962)

Filmography

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 1966 An Eye for an Eye
Townsman (uncredited)
 1953-1966 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Barfly / Townsman / Settler
- The Four Dollar Law Suit (1966) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- No Gun Behind His Badge (1965) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- The Left Hand Is Damned (1964) ... Barfly (uncredited)
- The Wooing of Perilous Pauline (1964) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- Deadly Decision (1963) ... Barfly (uncredited)
 1959-1966 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Townsman / Barfly / Juror / ...
- Sanctuary (1966) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- The Raid: Part 2 (1966) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- The Raid: Part 1 (1966) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- The Pretender (1965) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- Taps for Old Jeb (1965) ... Barfly (uncredited)
 1965-1966 Branded (TV Series)
Townsman / Courtroom Spectator / Barfly
- Nice Day for a Hanging (1966) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- Very Few Heroes (1965) ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
- The Bounty (1965) ... Barfly (uncredited)
 1959-1966 Bonanza (TV Series)
Courtroom Spectator / Townsman
- The Dublin Lad (1966) ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
- The Julia Bulette Story (1959) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1963-1964 The Virginian (TV Series)
Townsman / Trial Spectator
- A Gallows for Sam Horn (1964) ... Trial Spectator (uncredited)
- A Distant Fury (1963) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- The Small Parade (1963) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1964 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Spectator at Inquest
- Man on a String (1964) ... Spectator at Inquest (uncredited)
 1959-1964 Rawhide (TV Series)
Saloon Patron / Townsman
- Incident of the Swindler (1964) ... Saloon Patron (uncredited)
- Incident of the Shambling Man (1959) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1964 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Townsman
- Barney and the Cave Rescue (1964) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1963 Cattle King
Shotgun Rider (uncredited)
 1958-1963 The Rifleman (TV Series)
Townsman / Barfly
- End of the Hunt (1963) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- The Queue (1961) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- The Clarence Bibs Story (1961) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- The Promoter (1960) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- The Fourflusher (1960) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1962 To Kill a Mockingbird
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
 1957-1962 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Wagon Train Member / Townsman
- The Caroline Casteel Story (1962) ... Wagon Train Member (uncredited)
- The Amos Billings Story (1962) ... Wagon Train Member (uncredited)
- The Daniel Clay Story (1962) ... Wagon Train Member (uncredited)
- Clyde (1961) ... Wagon Train Member (uncredited)
- The Lizbeth Ann Calhoun Story (1961) ... Wagon Train Member (uncredited)
 1961-1962 The Tall Man (TV Series)
Townsman
- A Time to Run (1962) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- Petticoat Crusade (1961) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- Full Payment (1961) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1962 Frontier Circus (TV Series)
Circus Worker / Thompson's Driver / Townsman
- The Inheritance (1962) ... Circus Worker (uncredited)
- Quick Shuffle (1962) ... Thompson's Driver (uncredited)
- The Balloon Girl (1962) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1962 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Barfly
- Ghost Town Western Sketch (1962) ... Barfly (uncredited)
 1961 Outlaws (TV Series)
Juror
- Culley (1961) ... Juror (uncredited)
 1960-1961 Laramie (TV Series)
Barfly / Stage Driver
- The Lost Dutchman (1961) ... Barfly (uncredited)
- No Second Chance (1960) ... Stage Driver (uncredited)
 1961 Stagecoach West (TV Series)
Townsman
- Image of a Man (1961) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1959-1961 The Rebel (TV Series)
Townsman
- The Guard (1961) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- Explosion (1960) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- Misfits (1959) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1960 Klondike (TV Series)
Townsman
- Bare Knuckles (1960) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1960 One Foot in Hell
Townsman (uncredited)
 1960 Shotgun Slade (TV Series)
Barfly
- A Flower for Jenny (1960) ... Barfly (uncredited)
 1959 Riverboat (TV Series)
Gambler in Bar / Mr. Jensen
- Witness No Evil (1959) ... Gambler in Bar (uncredited)
- The Barrier (1959) ... Mr. Jensen (uncredited)
 1959 The Deputy (TV Series)
Fight Spectator
- Like Father, - (1959) ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
 1959 The Jayhawkers!
Townsman (uncredited)
 1956-1959 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series)
Townsman / Fight Spectator / Barfly / ...
- Tombstone (1959) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- The Manly Art (1958) ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
- They Think They're Immortal (1957) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- The Gold Brick (1957) ... Barfly (uncredited)
- Beautiful Friendship (1957) ... Bartender (uncredited)
 1959 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Townsman
- The Healing Woman (1959) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1959 The Horse Soldiers
Wagon Driver (uncredited)
 1959 The Hangman
Stage Driver (uncredited)
 1959 Lawman (TV Series)
Townsman
- The Big Hat (1959) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1958-1959 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Cowhand / Adelaine's Driver
- The Griswold Murder (1959) ... Cowhand (uncredited)
- Texas John Slaughter (1958) ... Adelaine's Driver (uncredited)
 1959 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
Townsman
- Election Day (1959) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1959 Good Day for a Hanging
Juror (uncredited)
 1958 Cimarron City (TV Series)
Townsman
- Twelve Guns (1958) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1958 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Townsman / Henchman
- The Accuser (1958) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- The Scaffold (1958) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- The Sharpshooter (1958) ... Henchman (uncredited)
- The Stranger (1958) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1958 Money, Women and Guns
Townsman (uncredited)
 1958 The Californians (TV Series)
Barfly
- Dishonor for Matt Wayne (1958) ... Barfly (uncredited)
 1958 The Lone Ranger and the Lost City of Gold
Barfly (uncredited)
 1958 Man or Gun
Townsman (uncredited)
 1958 Tombstone Territory (TV Series)
Stage Driver
- The Lady Gambler (1958) ... Stage Driver (uncredited)
- The Assassin (1958) ... Stage Driver (uncredited)
- Pick up the Gun (1958) ... Stage Driver (uncredited)
 1957-1958 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Trial Spectator / Cowhand
- Three Sons (1958) ... Trial Spectator (uncredited)
- Winchester Quarantine (1957) ... Cowhand (uncredited)
 1958 Trackdown (TV Series)
Townsman
- The End of the World (1958) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1958 Cole Younger, Gunfighter
Townsman (uncredited)
 1956-1957 Tales of the Texas Rangers (TV Series)
Cowhand / Barfly
- Trail Herd (1957) ... Cowhand (uncredited)
- The Man from Sundown (1956) ... Barfly (uncredited)
 1957 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Stage Driver
- Hank Aka Chips (1957) ... Stage Driver (uncredited)
 1957 Forty Guns
Townsman (uncredited)
 1957 Valerie
Juror (uncredited)
 1957 The Last Stagecoach West
Townsman (uncredited)
 1957 The Kettles on Old MacDonald's Farm
Shaver (uncredited)
 1957 Gun Duel in Durango
Stage Driver (uncredited)
 1957 The Storm Rider
Rancher (uncredited)
 1957 Gun for a Coward
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1956 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Townsman
- Trouble at Tylerville (1956) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1956 Seven Men from Now
Stage Driver (uncredited)
 1956 Star in the Dust
Cattleman (uncredited)
 1956 A Day of Fury
Townsman (uncredited)
 1956 The Creature Walks Among Us
Ranchhand (uncredited)
 1956 The Wild Dakotas
Wagon Train Member (uncredited)
 1956 Judge Roy Bean (TV Series)
Man at Dance
- The Refugee (1956) ... Man at Dance (uncredited)
 1955 The Kettles in the Ozarks
Barn Dance Guest (uncredited)
 1955 The Second Greatest Sex
Townsman (uncredited)
 1955 Apache Ambush
Pioneer (uncredited)
 1955 Tall Man Riding
Bushwhacker / Townsman (uncredited)
 1955 The Man from Bitter Ridge
Crow's Nester (uncredited)
 1955 Stories of the Century (TV Series)
Prison Wagon Deputy
- Burt Alvord (1955) ... Prison Wagon Deputy (uncredited)
 1954 Broken Lance
Trial Spectator (uncredited)
 1954 Man with the Steel Whip
Barfly (uncredited)
 1954 The Desperado
Stage Driver (uncredited)
 1954 The Forty-Niners
Barfly (uncredited)
 1954 River of No Return
Council City Barfly (uncredited)
 1952-1954 The Cisco Kid (TV Series)
Townsman / Henchman / Henchman Mike Lyden / ...
- Powder Trail (1954) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- The Ventriloquist (1954) ... Henchman (uncredited)
- Horseless Carriage (1954) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- Double Deal (1954) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- The Iron Mask (1954) ... Henchman Mike Lyden (uncredited)
 1954 Bitter Creek
Deputy (uncredited)
 1953 Vigilante Terror
Stagecoach Driver (uncredited)
 1951-1953 Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (TV Series)
Townsman / 2nd Stage Driver / Wagon Driver
- The Sheriff Was a Redhead (1953) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- Ex-Convict Story (1951) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- Mexican Rustlers Story (1951) ... 2nd Stage Driver (uncredited)
- Lady Mayor (1951) ... Wagon Driver (uncredited)
 1953 Calamity Jane
Barfly (uncredited)
 1953 Thunder Over the Plains
Soldier (uncredited)
 1953 So Big
Man at Auction (uncredited)
 1953 Topeka
George (uncredited)
 1953 Gun Belt
Lynch Mob Member (uncredited)
 1953 Law and Order
Townsman (uncredited)
 1953 Cow Country
Rustler (uncredited)
 1953 The Homesteaders
George (uncredited)
 1951-1953 The Adventures of Kit Carson (TV Series)
Townsman / Henchman / Henchman Dixon
- Mark of the Vigilantes (1953) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- Singing Wires (1952) ... Henchman (uncredited)
- Outlaw Paradise (1952) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- Wild Horses of Pala (1952) ... Henchman Dixon (uncredited)
- Riders of Capistrano (1951) ... Henchman (uncredited)
 1953 Star of Texas
Stage Driver (uncredited)
 1953 The Redhead from Wyoming
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1952 Wyoming Roundup
Henchman Driving Wagon (uncredited)
 1952 Canyon Ambush
1st Stage Driver (uncredited)
 1952 The Duel at Silver Creek
Posse Rider (uncredited)
 1952 The Story of Will Rogers
Townsman at Party (uncredited)
 1952 Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair
Townsman (uncredited)
 1952 Carson City
Miner (uncredited)
 1952 The San Francisco Story
Barfly (uncredited)
 1952 Waco
Townsman (uncredited)
 1951 Stage to Blue River
Henchman (uncredited)
 1951 The Barefoot Mailman
Townsman at Dance (uncredited)
 1951 Slaughter Trail
McBride / Trooper (uncredited)
 1951 The Thundering Trail
Man in Covered Wagon (uncredited)
 1951 Nevada Badmen
Townsman (uncredited)
 1951 Apache Drums
Townsman (uncredited)
 1951 Man from Sonora
Stage Driver (uncredited)
 1950 Outlaws of Texas
Stage Driver (uncredited)
 1950 Outlaw Gold
Stage Driver (uncredited)
 1950 Kansas Raiders
Raider (uncredited)
 1950 North of the Great Divide
Peace Pipe-Passer (uncredited)
 1950 Copper Canyon
Townsman (uncredited)
 1950 Wyoming Mail
Prisoner (uncredited)
 1950 Law of the Panhandle
Henchman / Stage Driver (uncredited)
 1950 Silver Raiders
Townsman (uncredited)
 1950 I Killed Geronimo
Trooper (uncredited)
 1950 Fast on the Draw
Barfly (uncredited)
 1950 West of the Brazos
Townsman (uncredited)
 1950 The Savage Horde
Deputy (uncredited)
 1950 Colorado Ranger
Barfly (uncredited)
 1950 Crooked River
Rancher (uncredited)
 1950 Marshal of Heldorado
Barfly (uncredited)
 1950 Hostile Country
George (uncredited)
 1950 Over the Border
Stage Driver (uncredited)
 1950 The Daltons' Women
Stage Passenger (uncredited)
 1949 Ranger of Cherokee Strip
Waiter (uncredited)
 1949 The Gal Who Took the West
Barfly (uncredited)
 1949 Roll, Thunder, Roll!
Henchman (uncredited)
 1949 South of Death Valley
Townsman (uncredited)
 1949 Brand of Fear
Stage Driver (uncredited)
 1949 Outcasts of the Trail
Sam Webster (uncredited)
 1949 Stampede
Settler at Dance (uncredited)
 1949 Son of Billy the Kid
Stage Passenger / Posse Rider (uncredited)
 1949 Ma and Pa Kettle
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1949 Ride, Ryder, Ride!
Man at Trial (uncredited)
 1949 Gun Runner
Henchman (uncredited)
 1948 Strange Gamble
Mine Henchman (uncredited)
 1948 False Paradise
Wagon Driver Geroge (uncredited)
 1948 Eyes of Texas
Henchman (uncredited)
 1948 Borrowed Trouble
Henchman
 1948 Tex Granger: Midnight Rider of the Plains
Townsman (uncredited)
 1948 Silent Conflict
Blaney rider (uncredited)
 1948 Black Bart
Stage Driver (uncredited)
 1947 The Wild Frontier
Townsman (uncredited)
 1947 Wyoming
George (uncredited)
 1947 Hollywood Barn Dance
Audience Spectator (uncredited)
 1947 Desperate
Villager (uncredited)
 1947 Raiders of the South
Raider (uncredited)
 1947 California
Coffin Man (uncredited)
 1946 Fool's Gold
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1946 'Neath Canadian Skies (Short)
Barfly (uncredited)
 1946 Gunman's Code
Stage Driver / Townsman (uncredited)
 1946 Rustler's Round-up
Gunman on Roof (uncredited)
 1946 Red River Renegades
Henchman (uncredited)
 1946 Alias Billy the Kid
Townsman (uncredited)
 1946 Drifting Along
Man at Dance (uncredited)
 1945 The Cherokee Flash
Townsman (uncredited)
 1945 Man from Oklahoma
Townsman (uncredited)
 1945 Flame of the West
Townsman (uncredited)
 1945 Springtime in Texas
Townsman (uncredited)
 1945 The Southerner
Townsman (uncredited)
 1945 Salome Where She Danced
Gang Member (uncredited)
 1945 Sheriff of Cimarron
Square Dance Caller (uncredited)
 1945 Marked for Murder
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1944 Law of the Valley
Henchman (uncredited)
 1944 The Old Texas Trail
Barfly (uncredited)
 1944 Riders of the Santa Fe
Cowboy Turning in Gun (uncredited)
 1944 Raiders of Ghost City
Stage Driver (uncredited)
 1944 Trigger Trail
Road Gang Worker (uncredited)
 1944 Forty Thieves
Henchman Joe / Poker Player (uncredited)
 1944 Boss of Boomtown
Private Blair (uncredited)
 1944 The Scarlet Claw
Villager in Pub (uncredited)
 1944 The Black Parachute
Guerilla (uncredited)
 1944 Oklahoma Raiders
Barfly (uncredited)
 1943 Beyond the Last Frontier
Henchman (uncredited)
 1943 Colt Comrades
Rider (uncredited)
 1943 Leather Burners
Posse Rider (uncredited)
 1943 The Desperadoes
Dancer (uncredited)
 1943 Daredevils of the West
Indian (uncredited)
 1943 Tenting Tonight on the Old Camp Ground
Townsman (uncredited)
 1943 Calaboose
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1942 Dawn on the Great Divide
Townsman (uncredited)
 1942 The Valley of Vanishing Men
Henchman (uncredited)
 1942 Red River Robin Hood
Barfly (uncredited)
 1942 Undercover Man
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1942 Shadows on the Sage
Ranch Hand (uncredited)
 1942 Tombstone: The Town Too Tough to Die
Henchman (uncredited)
 1941 Desert Bandit
Jail Spectator (uncredited)
 1941 Pirates on Horseback
Wounded Henchman (uncredited)
 1941 Border Vigilantes
Vigilante (uncredited)
 1941 Back in the Saddle
Barfly (uncredited)
 1941 Doomed Caravan
Bar 20 Hand (uncredited)
 1940 Lone Star Raiders
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1940 Cherokee Strip
Henchman (uncredited)
 1940 Stage to Chino
Townsman (uncredited)
 1940 Stagecoach War
Henchman (uncredited)
 1940 Winners of the West
Card Player [Chs. 6, 11] (uncredited)
 1940 Santa Fe Marshal
Medicine Show Spectator (uncredited)
 1939 Law of the Pampas
Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 The Man from Sundown
Guard at Trial (uncredited)
 1939 Timber Stampede
Logger (uncredited)
 1939 Mountain Rhythm
Rancher (uncredited)
 1939 The Kid from Texas
Wild West Show Stage Driver (uncredited)
 1939 Arizona Legion
Townsman (uncredited)
 1939 The Thundering West
Townsman at Dance (uncredited)
 1938 Santa Fe Stampede
Townsman (uncredited)
 1938 Rawhide
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1937 Outlaws of the Prairie
Henchman (uncredited)
 1937 Western Gold
Stage Driver Sam (uncredited)
 1937 Empty Holsters
Henchman Jim (uncredited)
 1937 Wild West Days
Townsman (Ch. 4) (uncredited)
 1937 Blazing Sixes
Barfly (uncredited)
 1937 The Cherokee Strip
Townsman (uncredited)
 1937 Left-Handed Law
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1937 Land Beyond the Law
Henchman (uncredited)
 1937 Guns of the Pecos
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1936 California Mail
Henchman (uncredited)
 1936 The Sunday Round-Up (Short)
Barfly (uncredited)
 1936 Ride 'Em Cowboy
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1936 Trailin' West
Barfly (uncredited)
 1936 Treachery Rides the Range
Buffalo Hunter (uncredited)
 1936 Under Two Flags (uncredited)
 1936 Song of the Saddle
Townsman (uncredited)
 1935 The Ivory-Handled Gun
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1935 The Throwback
Gambler (uncredited)
 1935 Powdersmoke Range
Barfly (uncredited)
 1935 Rainbow's End
Ranch Hand George (uncredited)
 1935 The Roaring West
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1935 Border Brigands
Henchman (uncredited)
 1935 Sunset Range
George Sowards (Cowhand) (uncredited)
 1935 The Crimson Trail
George (uncredited)
 1934 Prescott Kid
Cowhand in Town (uncredited)
 1934 Rocky Rhodes
Barfly (uncredited)
 1934 The Red Rider
Barfly / Henchman (uncredited)
 1933 The Mystery Squadron
Deputy Sheriff [Ch. 12] (uncredited)
 1933 Gordon of Ghost City
Rustler (uncredited)
 1933 The Fighting Parson
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1933 The Fiddlin' Buckaroo
Deputy George (uncredited)
 1933 Son of the Border
Henchman Bob / Stage Driver (uncredited)
 1933 The Whirlwind
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1933 Clancy of the Mounted
Bill - the Wagon Driver (uncredited)
 1932 Wild Girl
Hangman (uncredited)
 1932 The Boiling Point
Henchman Guard (uncredited)
 1932 Heroes of the West
Railroad Worker George [Chs. 1, 11] (uncredited)
 1932 The Riding Tornado
Olcott Hand George (uncredited)
 1932 The Spirit of the West
Ranch Hand with Pipe (uncredited)
 1932 Lovers Courageous
Cowboy (uncredited)
 1932 The Gay Buckaroo
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1932 The Local Bad Man
Ranch Hand (uncredited)
 1931 Battling with Buffalo Bill
George (Ch. 11) (uncredited)
 1931 The One Way Trail
Henchman (uncredited)
 1931 Wild Horse
Rodeo Wrangler (uncredited)
 1931 The Fighting Sheriff
Barfly (uncredited)
 1924 Pioneer's Gold
Stage driver (uncredited)
 1922 Back Fire
Jim Hampton
 1922 Step on It!
Cowboy (uncredited)
 1921 Outlawed
Dick May (as George Sewards)
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