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Carleton Young (1905–1994)

American character actor noted for his deep, rich voice. Young made his Broadway debut in the early 1930s, appearing in such plays as "Page Pygmalion", "The Man Who Reclaimed His Head", "Late Wisdom" and "Yesterday's Orchids". Moving to Hollywood in 1936, he began getting small film roles and soon graduated to frequent appearances in B-Westerns ... See full bio »

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 1964 Cheyenne Autumn
Carl Schurz's Aide (uncredited)
 1964 A Tiger Walks
Colonel (uncredited)
 1962 How the West Was Won
Poker Player with Cleve (uncredited)
 1961 Twenty Plus Two
 1961 Armored Command
Capt. Bart Macklin
 1961 The Big Show
Judge Richter
 1960 Spartacus
Herald (uncredited)
 1960 The Gallant Hours
Col. Evans Carlson
 1960 The Music Box Kid
George Gordon (uncredited)
 1960 Sergeant Rutledge
Capt. Shattuck - prosecutor
 1960 Wake Me When It's Over
Radar Instructor (uncredited)
 1959 It Started with a Kiss
McVey (uncredited)
 1959 North by Northwest
Fanning Nelson (uncredited)
 1959 The Horse Soldiers
Col. Jonathan Miles - CSA
 1959 Here Come the Jets
 1958 The Last Hurrah
 1958 The Perfect Furlough
Maj. Morrow (uncredited)
 1958 Cry Terror!
Roger Adams
 1957 Jet Pilot
Technical Sergeant in Palmer Field Control Tower (uncredited)
 1957 Run of the Arrow
Surgeon (uncredited)
 1957 The Spirit of St. Louis
Captain at Brooks Field Flight School (uncredited)
 1957 Battle Hymn
Maj. Harrison
 1957 The True Story of Jesse James
Neighboring Farmer (uncredited)
 1956 Three Brave Men
Board Chairman (uncredited)
 1956 Julie
Airport control tower official
 1956 Flight to Hong Kong
Cmdr. Larrabee (uncredited)
 1956 Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
Allan Kirk
 1956 Miami Exposé
 1956 Great Day in the Morning
Col. Gibson (as Carlton Young)
 1956 While the City Sleeps
Police Interrogator (uncredited)
 1956 Battle Stations
Rear Admiral (uncredited)
 1956 The Bottom of the Bottle
Gossipy Woman's Husband (uncredited)
 1955 The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell
Pershing's Aide (uncredited)
 1955 Artists and Models
Col. Drury (uncredited)
 1955 Daddy Long Legs
Commission Member (uncredited)
 1955 Seven Angry Men
Judge (uncredited)
 1955 The Racers
Opening Narrator (uncredited)
 1955 Battle Cry
Maj. Jim Wellman (Battalion Executive Officer)
 1954 Black Tuesday
Radio Broadcaster (voice, uncredited)
 1954 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
John Howard
 1954 Woman's World
Executive Reception Guest (uncredited)
 1954 Rogue Cop
Dist. Atty. Powell (uncredited)
 1954 Arrow in the Dust
Maj. Andy Pepperis
 1954 Prince Valiant
Herald (uncredited)
 1954 Loophole
Lie Detector Technician (uncredited)
 1954 Riot in Cell Block 11
Guard Captain Barrett
 1954 Bitter Creek
Quentin Allen
 1954 The Glenn Miller Story
Adjutant General (uncredited)
 1953 Mexican Manhunt
Slick Caruthers
 1953 From Here to Eternity
Col. Ayres (uncredited)
 1953 No Escape
Don Holden
 1953 A Blueprint for Murder
Ship's Det. Frank Connelly (uncredited)
 1953 Cruisin' Down the River
Doctor (uncredited)
 1953 Safari Drums
 1953 Goldtown Ghost Riders
Jim Granby
 1953 The Glory Brigade
Capt. Hal Davis (uncredited)
 1953 Man in the Dark
Assistant Surgeon (uncredited)
 1953 San Antone
Confederate Office (uncredited)
 1953 Salome
Officer (uncredited)
 1953 Last of the Comanches
Maj. Lanning (uncredited)
 1952 Torpedo Alley
 1952 Thunderbirds
Maj. Alberts (uncredited)
 1952 The Steel Trap
Briggs, airline clerk
 1952 Kansas City Confidential
 1952 Battle Zone
 1952 Toughest Man in Arizona
Cpl. Caxton (uncredited)
 1952 Army Bound
 1952 Washington Story
Congressional Clerk (uncredited)
 1952 Diplomatic Courier
Brennan (uncredited)
 1952 Deadline - U.S.A.
Crane, Garrison's Daughter's Lawyer (uncredited)
 1952 My Six Convicts
Capt. Haggarty
 1952 Boots Malone
Racing Steward (uncredited)
 1951 Red Mountain
Lt. Morgan
 1951 Anne of the Indies
Pirate Mate
 1951 The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel
German Staff Officer (uncredited)
 1951 The Day the Earth Stood Still
Colonel in Jeep (uncredited)
 1951 The Mob
District Attorney (uncredited)
 1951 People Will Talk
Technician (uncredited)
 1951 Flying Leathernecks
Col. Riley
 1951 Chain of Circumstance
Lt. Sands
 1951 Best of the Badmen
 1951 Gene Autry and The Mounties
Pierre Lablond
 1951 Operation Pacific
Pilot Briefing Officers on Carrier (uncredited)
 1950 The Flying Missile
Colonel (uncredited)
 1950 Double Deal
Reno Sebastian
 1950 American Guerrilla in the Philippines
Col. Elliott M. Phillips (uncredited)
 1947 Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman
Fred Elliott
 1946 Blonde Alibi
Steward (uncredited)
 1945 Thunderhead - Son of Flicka
Maj. Harris
 1944 Take It or Leave It
Program Director
 1942 King of the Mounties
Gus (uncredited)
 1942 Overland Mail
Lem, Henchman
 1942 March On, America! (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1942 Spy Smasher
Taylor, Barn Thug [Ch. 3] / Power Clerk (uncredited)
 1942 Gang Busters
Highway Patrolman [Chs. 8, 11] (uncredited)
 1942 South of Santa Fe
Henchman Steve (uncredited)
 1942 Valley of the Sun
Nolte (uncredited)
 1942 Code of the Outlaw
 1942 Thunder River Feud
Grover Harrison
 1941 A Missouri Outlaw
Henchman Luke Allen
 1941 Keep 'Em Flying
Orchestra Leader (uncredited)
 1941 Texas
Lashan Cowhand (uncredited)
 1941 Badlands of Dakota
Ben Mercer (uncredited)
 1941 Paper Bullets
Gangster Pokey Martin (uncredited)
 1941 Race Suicide
 1941 Two Gun Sheriff
Townsman (uncredited)
 1941 Adventures of Captain Marvel
Henchman Martin [Ch. 3-9]
 1941 Prairie Pioneers
Army Officer (uncredited)
 1941 Buck Privates
Supply Sergeant (uncredited)
 1940 Pride of the Bowery
Norton - Fight Promoter (uncredited)
 1940 Take Me Back to Oklahoma
Ace Hutchinson (as Carlton Young)
 1940 Up in the Air
Band Leader Dick Stevens
 1940 Gun Code
Henchman Slim Doyle (as Carlton Young)
 1940 Billy the Kid Outlawed
Jeff Travis (as Carlton Young)
 1940 One Man's Law
Stevens (uncredited)
 1940 Adventures of Red Ryder
Sheriff Dade
 1940 The Cowboy from Sundown
Nick Cuttler
 1940 Pals of the Silver Sage
Jeff Grey
 1940 Adventure in Diamonds
Sailor (uncredited)
 1939 El Diablo Rides
Herb Crenshaw
 1939 Flaming Lead
Hank (Rustler Leader)
 1939 The Pal from Texas
 1939 Trigger Fingers
Bert Lee, Gang Leader
 1939 Torture Ship
Reporter (unconfirmed)
 1939 Sued for Libel
Radio Actor (uncredited)
 1939 Port of Hate
Don Cameron
 1939 Girl from Rio
Tony - Band Leader
 1939 Riders of the Sage
Luke Halsey (as Gordon Roberts)
 1939 Stunt Pilot
Reporter Trent
 1939 Big Town Czar
Thompson, Luger Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 Mesquite Buckaroo
Sands (as Gordon Roberts)
 1939 Code of the Streets
Eddie, lying trial witness (uncredited)
 1939 Buck Rogers
 1939 Smoky Trails
Henchman Mort
 1939 Risky Business
Reporter (uncredited)
 1939 Convict's Code
Pete Jennings
 1939 Honor of the West
Russ Whitley
 1938 Gang Bullets
Hank Newell (uncredited)
 1938 Prairie Justice
Dry-Gulch Baker
 1938 Guilty Trails
Steve Yates
 1938 Black Bandit
Henchman Cash
 1938 Heroes of the Hills
 1938 The Wages of Sin
Bruce, blind date
 1938 Prison Break
Prisoner (uncredited)
 1938 Outlaw Express
Henchman Ramon
 1938 The Marines Are Here
Navy Officer (uncredited)
 1938 The Fighting Devil Dogs
Johnson, 'Aurora' Crewman [Ch. 4]
 1938 Gunsmoke Trail
Trampy Gambler at Roulette Table (uncredited)
 1938 Air Devils
Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 1938 Rawhide
Reporter (uncredited)
 1938 Cassidy of Bar 20
Jeff Caffrey
 1938 The Old Barn Dance
 1938 The Spy Ring
Polo Game Timekeeper (uncredited)
 1937 Young Dynamite
Spike Dolan
 1937 She Married an Artist
Reporter (uncredited)
 1937 A Bride for Henry
Hotel Guest (uncredited)
 1937 Stars Over Arizona
Henchman Curley (uncredited)
 1937 SOS Coast Guard
Henchman Dodds [Ch. 4]
 1937 Atlantic Flight
Air Show Announcer (uncredited)
 1937 It Could Happen to You!
Thug (uncredited)
 1937 Dangerous Holiday
 1937 Come on, Cowboys
Federal Prosecutor (uncredited)
 1937 Michael O'Halloran (uncredited)
 1937 The Hit Parade
Radio Announcer (uncredited)
 1937 Navy Blues
 1937 Git Along Little Dogies
First Holdup Man
 1937 Circus Girl
Aerialist (uncredited)
 1937 Round-Up Time in Texas
Strike Messenger (uncredited)
 1937 Join the Marines
 1937 Larceny on the Air
Radio Announcer (uncredited)
 1936 A Man Betrayed
Henchman Smokey
 1936 The Mandarin Mystery
Drunk (uncredited)
 1936 Happy Go Lucky
 1936 Black Gold
Oilfield Roughneck (uncredited)
 1936 Reefer Madness
 1935 The Fighting Marines
Doctor [Ch. 4] (uncredited)
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Stage: Appeared in "The Woman with Red Hair", Hollywood, CA. Also in cast: Barbara Britton, Jan Merlin. See more »

Alternate Names:

Gordon Roberts | Carleton E. Young | Carlton Young

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