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James P. Burtis (1893–1939)

James P. Burtis was born on May 12, 1893 in Emporia, Kansas, USA. He was an actor, known for The Return of Jimmy Valentine (1936), The Mystery Man (1935) and The Hurricane Express (1932). He died on July 24, 1939 in California, USA. See full bio »


(age 46) in California, USA

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Known For

The Mystery Man Whalen - a Reporter
The Hurricane Express Detective Hemmingway


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 1939 Grand Jury Secrets
Guard (uncredited)
 1939 Let Us Live
Taxi Cab Mechanic (uncredited)
 1939 St. Louis Blues
Sailor in Boiler Room (uncredited)
 1938 Carefree
Glass Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1938 The Texans
Swenson (uncredited)
 1938 Men with Wings
Reporter (uncredited)
 1938 Bulldog Drummond's Peril
Sergeant (uncredited)
 1938 Who Killed Gail Preston?
Headwaiter (as James Burtis)
 1938 Scandal Street
Mr. Miller (uncredited)
 1938 The Big Broadcast of 1938
3rd Reporter (uncredited)
 1937 Wells Fargo
Portly Gentleman (uncredited)
 1937 She Loved a Fireman
Dance Judge (uncredited)
 1937 The Perfect Specimen
Cop (uncredited)
 1937 Ali Baba Goes to Town
Arab (uncredited)
 1937 Public Wedding
Detective (uncredited)
 1937 Slave Ship
Waiter (uncredited)
 1937 That Man's Here Again
Police Officer at Bureau of Missing Persons (uncredited)
 1937 Woman-Wise
Reporter (uncredited)
 1936 General Spanky
Boat Captain (as James Burtis)
 1936 Arizona Mahoney
Terry (as James Burtis)
 1936 Flying Hostess
Mechanic (uncredited)
 1936 The Accusing Finger
Waiter (uncredited)
 1936 Polo Joe
Policeman (uncredited)
 1936 Craig's Wife
Moving Man (uncredited)
 1936 Ghost Patrol
Henry Brownlee (as Jimmy Burtis)
 1936 A Son Comes Home
Hoodlum (uncredited)
 1936 Satan Met a Lady
Detective (uncredited)
 1936 The Arizona Raiders
Second Sheriff at Hanging (uncredited)
 1936 The Last Outlaw
Bus Driver (uncredited)
 1936 Show Boat
Soldier (uncredited)
 1936 How to Behave (Short)
Joe - Man in Manhole (uncredited)
 1936 The Great Ziegfeld
Bill (uncredited)
 1936 Desert Gold
Sleeping Stage Passenger (uncredited)
 1936 The Walking Dead
Merritt's 2nd Bodyguard (uncredited)
 1936 The Criminal Within
Mike 'Jeff' Jefferies (as James Burtis)
 1936 It's Up to You
Brady (as Jim Burtis)
 1936 Dancing Feet
Stupe (as Jim Burtis)
 1935 Miss Pacific Fleet
Sailor (uncredited)
 1935 Coronado
Hotel Detective (uncredited)
 1935 Rendezvous
Private (uncredited)
 1935 1, 000 Dollars a Minute
Flanagan (uncredited)
 1935 She Couldn't Take It
Motorcycle Cop (uncredited)
 1935 Stormy
 1935 Bonnie Scotland
Highland Quartette Member (uncredited)
 1935 The Farmer Takes a Wife
Sailor (uncredited)
 1935 Woman Wanted
Second State Trooper (uncredited)
 1935 The Daring Young Man
Convict (uncredited)
 1935 The Murder Man
Police Homicide Sergeant (uncredited)
 1935 Front Page Woman
Clarence - Motor Cop (uncredited)
 1935 Lady Tubbs
Harris (uncredited)
 1935 Sprucin' Up (Short)
Real estate agent
 1935 Murder in the Fleet
Winch Control Operator (uncredited)
 1935 Mary Jane's Pa
Motor Cop (uncredited)
 1935 Mister Dynamite
 1935 Night Life of the Gods
Bit Man (uncredited)
 1935 Murder on a Honeymoon
Deputy (uncredited)
 1935 The Mystery Man
Whalen - a Reporter (as James Burtis)
 1935 Rumba
Reporter (uncredited)
 1935 The Winning Ticket
Red - Newsreel Photographer (uncredited)
 1935 Red Hot Tires
Car 34 Patrolman (uncredited)
 1935 Wings in the Dark
Joy Burns (uncredited)
 1934 The Secret Bride
First Diner (uncredited)
 1934 One Hour Late
Art (uncredited)
 1934 Jealousy
Brownie (uncredited)
 1934 Gentlemen Are Born
Moe (uncredited)
 1934 Ready for Love
Blaine (uncredited)
 1934 The St. Louis Kid
Hotel Detective (uncredited)
 1934 Marie Galante
Wisecracking American (uncredited)
 1934 Opened by Mistake (Short)
Traffic Cop (uncredited)
 1934 The Case of the Howling Dog
George Dobbs (as James Burtis)
 1934 Young and Beautiful
Farrell (as James Burtis)
 1934 Here Comes the Navy
Chief Petty Officer (uncredited)
 1934 Charlie Chan's Courage
Eddie Boston
 1934 Murder in the Private Car
Switchman (uncredited)
 1934/I Burn 'Em Up Barnes
Eddie - Film Assistant [Chs. 8-11] (uncredited)
 1934 Here Comes the Groom
1st Cop
 1934 Benny, from Panama (Short)
Benny the Sailor
 1934 The Merry Frinks
4th Expressman (uncredited)
 1934 Private Scandal
Newspaper Reporter (uncredited)
 1934 Twentieth Century
Train Conductor (uncredited)
 1934 Upperworld
Cop (scenes deleted)
 1934 The Undie-World (Short)
Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1934 Elmer Steps Out (Short)
 1934 A Woman's Man
Newspaper Critic (uncredited)
 1934 Caravan
Card Player (uncredited)
 1934 Hips, Hips, Hooray!
Sweeney (as James Burtis)
 1934 Fugitive Lovers
Bus Mechanic (uncredited)
 1933 Sitting Pretty
Mover Foreman (uncredited)
 1933 From Headquarters
Reporter (uncredited)
 1933 One Sunday Afternoon
Dink Hoops (uncredited)
 1933 Zoo in Budapest
Kretz (uncredited)
 1933 Picture Snatcher
Reporter (uncredited)
 1933 Trick for Trick
Sergeant Lombard (uncredited)
 1933 The Bargain of the Century (Short)
Officer Butterworth (as James Burtis)
 1933 Hot Pepper
First Policeman (uncredited)
 1933 Olsen's Big Moment
Detective (uncredited)
 1932 The Racing Strain
1st Mechanic (as Jimmy Burtis)
 1932 The Devil Is Driving
Motorcycle Cop (uncredited)
 1932 If I Had a Million
Marine Jailer (uncredited)
 1932 The Hurricane Express
Detective Hemmingway (as James Burtis)
 1932 The Western Limited
 1932 Roar of the Dragon
Mike - First Mate (uncredited)
 1932 The Texas Bad Man
Pat Reilly - Texas Ranger (uncredited)
 1932 Two Seconds
Reporter (uncredited)
 1932 Strangers of the Evening
Nolan (as James Burtis)
 1932 The Crowd Roars
Red - Joe's Mechanic (uncredited)
 1932 Sinister Hands
Detective Watkins (as Jimmy Burtis)
 1932 Hell's House
Detective (uncredited)
 1932 High Pressure
Newspaper Reporter (uncredited)
 1931 Ladies of the Big House
Reporter (uncredited)
 1931 Suicide Fleet
Cookie (uncredited)
 1931 The Tip-Off
Men's Room Patron (uncredited)
 1931 Grief Street
Police Sgt. Jardine
 1931 Five Star Final
Reporter (uncredited)
 1931 The Lady from Nowhere
Chief of Detectives
 1931 Sweepstakes
Race Track Crook (uncredited)
 1931 The Vice Squad
Reporter (uncredited)
 1931 The Lawless Woman
Bill (as James Burtis)
 1931 The Finger Points
Cop (uncredited)
 1931 It Pays to Advertise
Photographer (uncredited)
 1930 The Jazz Cinderella
Ollie (as James Burtis)
 1930 Ladies in Love
Al Pine (as James Burtis)
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Alternate Names:

James Burtis | Jimmy Burtis | Jim Burtis

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