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Emil Van Horn (–1967)

Emil Van Horn was an actor, known for The Ape Man (1943), Keep 'Em Flying (1941) and Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (1941). He died on January 1, 1967 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Ape Man
The Ape Man The Ape
Keep 'Em Flying
Keep 'Em Flying Man in Gorilla Costume
Never Give a Sucker an Even Break
The Green Pastures


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 1967 Hotel
Man (uncredited)
 1948 Are You with It?
Gorilla Man (uncredited)
 1947 The Vigilante: Fighting Hero of the West
Gorilla (uncredited)
 1943 Sleepy Lagoon
Gorilla (uncredited)
 1942 Ice-Capades Revue
Gorilla (uncredited)
 1942 Professor Creeps
Lulu the Gorilla (uncredited)
 1942 Law of the Jungle
Gorilla (uncredited)
 1941 Keep 'Em Flying
Man in Gorilla Costume (uncredited)
 1941 Never Give a Sucker an Even Break
Gargo the Gorilla (uncredited)
 1941 Jungle Girl
Gorilla (uncredited)
 1936 The Green Pastures
Gorilla (uncredited)
 1934 House of Mystery
Ape (uncredited)
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He was known as one of Hollywood's "gorilla performers." His film career consisted almost entirely of playing gorillas.

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