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Don Terry (I) (1902–1988)

Fondly remembered by many cliffhanger fans of the 30s and 40s as staunch, gung-ho hero Don Winslow, athlete-turned-actor Don Terry identified quite well with his alter-ego. An adventurer at heart, he was born and christened Donald Prescott Loker on August 8, 1902. His parents were of Old English background. He enlisted in the Marines as a teenager... See full bio »

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 1943 White Savage
 1942 Moonlight in Havana
Eddie Daniels
 1942 Overland Mail
Buckskin Billy Burke
 1942 Drums of the Congo
Captain Kirk Armstrong
 1942 Top Sergeant
Sgt. Dick 'Rusty' Manson
 1942 Danger in the Pacific
Dr. David Lynd
 1942 Escape from Hong Kong
 1942 Unseen Enemy
Canadian Army Captain William Flynn Hitchcock, aka Bill Flinn, posing as Captain Wilhelm Roering
 1942 Valley of the Sun
Lieutenant (uncredited)
 1941 Hold That Ghost
Strangler (uncredited)
 1941 Tight Shoes
Haystack - Reporter (uncredited)
 1941 In the Navy
Reef (uncredited)
 1941 Mutiny in the Arctic
 1941 Barnacle Bill
 1939 You Can't Cheat an Honest Man
Ping-Pong Player (uncredited)
 1938 When G-Men Step In
Frederick 'Fred' Garth
 1938 Who Killed Gail Preston?
Tom Kellogg
 1937 A Dangerous Adventure
Tim Sawyer
 1937 A Fight to the Finish
Duke Mallor
 1933 Her First Mate
Purser, Albany Night Boat (uncredited)
 1933 Billion Dollar Scandal
Boxer in Fight Montage (uncredited)
 1932 Whistlin' Dan
Bob Reid
 1932 Lady with a Past
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1931 The Lady Killer (Short)
 1930 De Woild's Champeen (Short)
The World's Champion
 1929 Untamed
 1929 The Valiant
Policeman (uncredited)
 1929 Fugitives
Dick Starr
 1928 Blindfold
Buddy Brower
 1928 Me, Gangster
Jimmy Williams
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He acted in Terence Rattigan's play, "French Without Tears," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts with Jean Muir in the cast.

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In his later years Terry served as an executive for Starkist Tuna under his real name of Donald Loker. The company was controlled by Terry's father-in-law. See more »

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