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Johnnie Walker (I) (1894–1949)

Johnnie Walker was born on January 7, 1894 in New York City, New York. At the age of 20 he began singing and dancing in vaudeville. He starred in Edison films and then went to Fox where he was billed as a star. Johnnie's greatest movies were Over the Hill (1920) in which he played the black sheep son who saved his mother from the poorhouse and Old... See full bio »

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Known For

The Matinee Idol
The Matinee Idol Don Wilson - aka Harry Mann
Captain Fly-by-Night
Captain Fly-by-Night First Stranger
Transcontinental Limited
Wine of Youth
Wine of Youth William (1870 prologue)


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 1939 Back Door to Heaven
Trustee (uncredited)
 1935 Under Pressure
Mucker (uncredited)
 1933 Mr. Broadway
Johnnie Walker
 1931 Enemies of the Law
Larry Marsh
 1930 Up the River
Happy (uncredited)
 1930 Ladies in Love
Harry King
 1930 Ladies of Leisure
 1930 The Swellhead
Bill 'Cyclone' Hickey
 1930 The Melody Man
Joe Yates (as Johnny Walker)
 1928 Vultures of the Sea
Frank Armstrong
 1928 The Matinee Idol
Don Wilson - aka Harry Mann
 1928 So This Is Love?
Spike Mullins
 1928 Bare Knees
Paul Gladden
 1927 Cross Breed
Andy Corwin
 1927 Good Time Charley
Charles Garrick (uncredited)
 1927 Pretty Clothes
Russell Thorpe (as Johnny Walker)
 1927 The Flag: A Story Inspired by the Tradition of Betsy Ross (Short)
Charles Brandon (as Johnny Walker)
 1927 The Clown
Bob Stone
 1927 A Boy of the Streets
Ned Dugan (as Johnny Walker)
 1927 The Swell-Head
Bill O'Rourke
 1927 Rose of the Bowery (as Johnny Walker)
 1927 Where Trails Begin
Gordon Ramsey
 1927 Held by the Law
Tom Sinclair
 1927 The Snarl of Hate
Charles Taylor / Robert Taylor
 1927 The Princess on Broadway
Leon O'Day (as Johnny Walker)
 1927 Wolves of the Air
Bob Warne
 1926 Fangs of Justice
Terry Randall (as Johnny Walker)
 1926 Lightning Reporter (as Johnny Walker)
 1926 Old Ironsides
Lt. Stephen Decatur
 1926 Honesty - The Best Policy
Robert Dore
 1926 Morganson's Finish
Dick Gilbert
 1926 The Earth Woman
John Mason (as Johnny Walker)
 1926 Transcontinental Limited
Johnnie Lane
 1925 Soiled
Wilbur Brown (as Johnny Walker)
 1925 Children of the Whirlwind
Larry Brainerd
 1925 The Scarlet West
Lt. Parkman
 1925 Lena Rivers
Durward Belmont (as Johnny Walker)
 1925 Lilies of the Streets
John Harding
 1925 The Mad Dancer
Keith Arundel (as Johnny Walker)
 1925 The Reckless Sex
Robert Lanning Jr
 1924 Galloping Hoofs
David Kirby
 1924 Life's Greatest Game
Jackie Donovan Jr. (age 20)
 1924 The Slanderers
Johnny Calkins
 1924 Wine of Youth
William (1870 prologue)
 1924 Girls Men Forget
Russell Baldwin
 1923 Fashionable Fakers
Thaddeus Plummer
 1923 The Mailman
 1923 Shattered Reputations
Henry Wainright
 1923 Broken Hearts of Broadway
George Colton
 1923 Children of the Dust
 1923 Mary of the Movies
Johnnie Walker (uncredited)
 1923 The Fourth Musketeer
Brien O'Brien
 1922 Captain Fly-by-Night
First Stranger
 1922 The Third Alarm
Johnny McDowell
 1922 My Dad
Tom O'Day
 1922 In the Name of the Law
Johnnie O'Hara - age 20
 1922 The Sagebrush Trail
Neil (Mary's brother) (as Johnny Walker)
 1922 Extra! Extra!
Barry Price
 1921 The Jolt
Johnnie Stanton
 1921 What Love Will Do
Johnny Rowan
 1921 Play Square
Johnny Carroll
 1921 Live Wires
Bob Harding
 1920 Fantomas
Jack Meredith
 1920 Over the Hill to the Poorhouse
Adult John (as John Walker)
 1920 Greater Than Fame
Clarence (as John Walker)
 1919 The Open Door
Undetermined Role
 1919 Impossible Catherine
Herbert Drake (as John Walker)
 1918 Brown of Harvard
 1918 His Daughter Pays
Undetermined Role (as Johnny Walker)
 1918 The Knife
Hampton Gray
 1918 A Son of Strife
Mirko, Xenia's Son (as Johnny Walker)
 1917 The Untamed (Short)
Howard Pike (as Johnny Walker)
 1917 The Beautiful Impostor (Short)
Bob Hathaway (as Johnny Walker)
 1917 The Seeds of Redemption (Short)
Thomas Houpe
 1917 The Masked Cupid (Short)
 1917 The Mystery of My Lady's Boudoir (Short)
Edgar Mason (as Johnny Walker)
 1916 Toto of the Byways (Short)
Paul Bentley
 1916 Cheaters (Short)
 1916 The Girl Who Didn't Tell (Short)
James Norton (as Johnny Walker)
 1916 Love's Masquerade (Short)
Robert Ashton
 1916 Behind the Veil (Short)
Perry Jarvis (as Johnny Walker)
 1916 The Man from Nowhere
Larry Ward (as Johnny Walker)
 1915 The Girl of the Gypsy Camp (Short)
William Randolph (as Johnny Walker)
 1915 Destruction (as J. Walker)
 1915 The Land of Adventure (Short)
Billie Drew
 1915 Her Happiness (Short)
Harry Palmer
 1915 The Slavey Student (Short)
John Picket - Alma's Brother
 1915 On the Wrong Track (Short)
John Carlton
 1915 Cartoons on Tour (Short)
 1915 On Dangerous Paths
Henry Mills
 1915 Cohen's Luck
David Moss (as John Walker)
 1915 Won Through Merit (Short)
George Merrill (as John Walker)
 1915 A Lucky Loser (Short) (as John Walker)
 1915 The Bribe (Short) (as Johnny Walker)
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Show Show Self (2 credits)

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Tall, dark-haired romantic lead of the 1920's. Best known for his role as a Broadway star in The Matinee Idol (1928). Did not manage the transition to sound particularly well, only cast in minor supporting roles after 1930.

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