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Ben Taggart (I) (1889–1947)

Ben Taggart was born on April 5, 1889 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Don Winslow of the Navy (1942), She (1917) and Before I Hang (1940). He died on May 17, 1947 in Santa Monica, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Don Winslow of the Navy
She Leo Vincey
Before I Hang
Before I Hang Warden Thompson
The Woman Next Door
The Woman Next Door Tom Grayson


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 1945 The Master Key
Apartment Thug (uncredited)
 1944 Enemy of Women
News Chief (uncredited)
 1944 One Mysterious Night
Traffic Cop (uncredited)
 1944 Atlantic City
Businessman (uncredited)
 1944 Raiders of Ghost City
Dan #2 (uncredited)
 1944 Mr. Winkle Goes to War
Army Doctor (uncredited)
 1944 Louisiana Hayride
Train Conductor (uncredited)
 1944 Man from Frisco
Superintendent (uncredited)
 1944 The Great Alaskan Mystery
Deputy Marshal (uncredited)
 1944 Girl in the Case
Turnkey (uncredited)
 1944 Jam Session
Willie (uncredited)
 1944 Sailor's Holiday
Director (uncredited)
 1944 Week-End Pass
Forean (uncredited)
 1944 Cowboy Canteen
Train Conductor (uncredited)
 1944 Captain America
Police Sgt. Donovan [Chs. 5, 9] (uncredited)
 1944 Beautiful But Broke
Pullman Conductor (uncredited)
 1944 The Fighting Seabees
Aircraft Carrier Captain (uncredited)
 1943 So This Is Washington
Senator Vickers (uncredited)
 1943 Mission to Moscow
Guest at Davies' Speech (uncredited)
 1943 Chatterbox
Foreman (uncredited)
 1943 A Stranger in Town
Train Conductor (uncredited)
 1943 Something to Shout About
Train Conductor (uncredited)
 1943 No Time for Love
City General Manager (uncredited)
 1942 Secrets of the Underground
Bob the Detective (uncredited)
 1942 The Valley of Vanishing Men
Editor Parker (uncredited)
 1942 Pittsburgh
Police Sergeant (uncredited)
 1942 Underground Agent
Police Chief (uncredited)
 1942 The Daring Young Man
Fire Chief (uncredited)
 1942 Police Bullets
Chief Detective W. A. Barlow (uncredited)
 1942 Overland Mail
Lamont [Chs. 7-8]
 1942 Escape from Crime
Warden Kirby
 1942 The Pride of the Yankees
Conductor (uncredited)
 1942 Men of Texas
Banker (uncredited)
 1942 The Spoilers
Banker (uncredited)
 1942 Alias Boston Blackie
 1942 The Remarkable Andrew
Bailiff (uncredited)
 1942 The Man Who Returned to Life
Horace Turner (uncredited)
 1942 A Tragedy at Midnight
Cop (uncredited)
 1942 Don Winslow of the Navy
John Blake
 1941 Mr. District Attorney in the Carter Case
Police Sergeant (uncredited)
 1941 The Miracle Kid
J. Hamilton Gibbs
 1941 Three Girls About Town
Doorman (uncredited)
 1941 Hard Guy
Ben Sherwood
 1941 The Blitz Kiss (Short)
 1941 I'll Sell My Life
Police Lt. Hammer
 1941 Harmon of Michigan
Mr. Davis (uncredited)
 1941 They Meet Again
Sheriff (uncredited)
 1941 Two in a Taxi
 1941 The Medico of Painted Springs
John Richards
 1941 Hello, Sucker
Policeman (uncredited)
 1941 The Big Boss
Sheriff Dugan (uncredited)
 1941 Penny Serenade
Policeman (uncredited)
 1941 Man-Made Monster
Detective Sergeant Regan
 1941 Double Date
Policeman (uncredited)
 1941 The Lone Wolf Takes a Chance
Train Conductor
 1941 The Face Behind the Mask
Burn Treatment Doctor (uncredited)
 1940 The Wildcat of Tucson
Judge John Barlow
 1940 Girls Under 21
Police Chief (uncredited)
 1940 Nobody's Children
Mr. Millar
 1940 Junior G-Men
 1940 Before I Hang
Warden Thompson
 1940 The Durango Kid
Flynn (uncredited)
 1940 Pier 13
Detective (uncredited)
 1940 Mystery Sea Raider
Cop (uncredited)
 1940 Son of Roaring Dan
Sheriff (uncredited)
 1940 Babies for Sale
Police Sgt. Mike Burke (uncredited)
 1940 Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe
General Lupi [Chs. 1-2]
 1940 The Ghost Comes Home
Tim Leary (uncredited)
 1940 Double Alibi
Policeman (uncredited)
 1940 The Green Hornet
Phil Bartlett [Chs. 3-4]
 1939 The Big Guy
Owner of Station (uncredited)
 1939 Joe and Ethel Turp Call on the President
Postal Inspector (uncredited)
 1939 The Housekeeper's Daughter
Policeman (uncredited)
 1939 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Pompous Man (uncredited)
 1939 Rio
Second Guard (uncredited)
 1939 Static in the Attic (Short)
J. B. Williams (uncredited)
 1939 Skinny the Moocher (Short)
Mr. Night (uncredited)
 1939 I Stole a Million
Police Guard at Hospital (uncredited)
 1939 Rattling Romeo (Short)
J. Banning Buttle (uncredited)
 1939 S.O.S. Tidal Wave (uncredited)
 1939 The Gracie Allen Murder Case
Policeman (uncredited)
 1939 Tell No Tales
Police Lieutenant (uncredited)
 1939 Sergeant Madden
Detective (uncredited)
 1939 King of Chinatown
Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 The Saint Strikes Back
New York Detective Vance (uncredited)
 1939 Risky Business
First Detective (uncredited)
 1938 Topper Takes a Trip
Policeman in Bank (uncredited)
 1938 Personal Secretary
Detective (uncredited)
 1938 The Chaser
Policeman Reading Law to Motorman (uncredited)
 1938 Little Tough Guy
Detective (uncredited)
 1938 A Criminal Is Born (Short)
Man in Alley - First Shooting Victim
 1938 Wives Under Suspicion
Fred - Police Lieutenant (uncredited)
 1938 Hold That Kiss
Apartment Doorman (uncredited)
 1938 The Overland Express
Postal Agent Adams
 1938 The Jury's Secret
Jenkins (uncredited)
 1937 Partners in Crime
First G-Man (uncredited)
 1937 Youth on Parole
Convict (uncredited)
 1937 The Women Men Marry
Lieutenant Haggerty (uncredited)
 1937 The Man Who Cried Wolf
Plainclothes Officer (uncredited)
 1937 Bad Guy
Desk Sergeant (uncredited)
 1937 Souls at Sea
Ship's Officer (uncredited)
 1937 This Is My Affair
Police Captain (uncredited)
 1937 Michael O'Halloran
Officer Reardon (uncredited)
 1937 Oh, Doctor
Policeman (uncredited)
 1936 The Public Pays (Short)
Chief's Assistant (uncredited)
 1936 The Longest Night
Policeman Helping Eve (uncredited)
 1936 Wives Never Know (uncredited)
 1936 Straight from the Shoulder
Detective (uncredited)
 1936 San Francisco
Cop (uncredited)
 1936 Neighborhood House
 1936 Florida Special
Trainmaster (uncredited)
 1936 Robin Hood of El Dorado
Rancher (uncredited)
 1936 The Count Takes the Count (Short)
Boyd - Charley's Boss (uncredited)
 1936 It Had to Happen
New York Cop (uncredited)
 1936 The Perfect Set-Up (Short)
Police Detective (uncredited)
 1935 Public Ghost #1 (Short)
F. L. Bauldin (uncredited)
 1935 Coronado
Marine (uncredited)
 1935 Manhattan Monkey Business (Short)
Surly Diner (uncredited)
 1935 Nurse to You! (Short)
Traffic Cop (uncredited)
 1935 Slightly Static (Short)
Mr. Sidney, Manager of Radio Station (uncredited)
 1935 The Murder Man
Dave - Sing Sing Guard (uncredited)
 1935 Men Without Names
Police Lieutenant (uncredited)
 1935 Unknown Woman
 1935 Vagabond Lady
Hotel Detective (uncredited)
 1935 Stolen Harmony
Sergeant / Cop at Motel (uncredited)
 1935 Southern Exposure (Short)
Judge (uncredited)
 1935 Poker at Eight (Short)
Maitre d' (uncredited)
 1935 The Whole Town's Talking
Traffic Officer (uncredited)
 1935 Carnival
Policeman (uncredited)
 1935 Okay Toots! (Short)
Police Commissioner Alfred J. Smith (uncredited)
 1935 Romance in Manhattan
Plainclothesman (uncredited)
 1934 Ready for Love
Pullman Conductor (uncredited)
 1934 Among the Missing
Police Officer Flannagan (as Ben Taggert)
 1934 The Notorious Sophie Lang
Police Capt. Thompson
 1934 Shoot the Works
 1934 The Thin Man
Police Captain (uncredited)
 1934 The Crosby Case
Police Inspector (uncredited)
 1934 No More Women
Cop (uncredited)
 1934 The Big Shakedown
Policeman at Regan's (uncredited)
 1933 Sitting Pretty
Cop (uncredited)
 1933 From Headquarters
Third-Degree Detective (uncredited)
 1933 Hold Your Man
Policeman at Reformatory (uncredited)
 1933 The Mayor of Hell
Sheriff (uncredited)
 1933 Gabriel Over the White House
Cabinet Member (uncredited)
 1933 Fast Workers
Millie's Dance Partner (uncredited)
 1933 A Lady's Profession
Lieutenant (uncredited)
 1932 Fast Life
Catalina Cop (uncredited)
 1932 Central Park
Policeman Mike (uncredited)
 1932 Afraid to Talk
Detective Burke (uncredited)
 1932 Faithless
Officer Clancy (uncredited)
 1932 Hold 'Em Jail
Doorman (uncredited)
 1932 Horse Feathers
Police Officer (uncredited)
 1932 Million Dollar Legs
Ship's Captain (uncredited)
 1932 The Strange Love of Molly Louvain
Policeman in Car (uncredited)
 1932 Amateur Daddy
Deputy Sheriff (uncredited)
 1932 Strangers in Love
 1932 High Pressure
Attorney General's Officer (uncredited)
 1932 Taxi!
Detective (uncredited)
 1931 Ladies of the Big House
Guard Tompkins (uncredited)
 1931 Under Eighteen
Detective French (uncredited)
 1931 24 Hours
Detective (uncredited)
 1931 Monkey Business
Capt. Corcoran (uncredited)
 1931/I Silence
Alderman Conners
 1931 Smart Money
Hickory Short (uncredited)
 1931 Newly Rich
Mr. Black (uncredited)
 1931 Kick In
Detective Johnson (uncredited)
 1930 Mammy
Sheriff (uncredited)
 1920 The Hidden Light
Victor Bailey
 1919 Oh Boy!
Charles Hartley
 1917 She
Leo Vincey (as Ben L. Taggart)
 1915 The Sentimental Lady
Tom Woodbury (as Ben L. Taggart)
 1915/I The Fixer
Mr. William Fowler (as Ben L. Taggart)
 1915 The Woman Next Door
Tom Grayson (as Ben L. Taggart)
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Alternate Names:

Ben L. Taggart | Ben Taggert

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Canadian-born character actor from the stage. Appeared in early silents made on the East Coast. Throughout his career, specialised in authoritarian roles, notably military or police officers, or prison wardens.

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