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Frederick Burton (1871–1957)

Frederick Burton was born on October 20, 1871 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA as Frederick Wishard Burton. He was an actor, known for One Way Passage (1932), The Big Trail (1930) and The Fighting Blade (1923). He was married to Jessie Perine Lawrie and Lora Osgood. He died on October 23, 1957 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

One Way Passage
One Way Passage The Doctor
The Big Trail
The Big Trail Pa Bascom
The Fighting Blade
The Fighting Blade Oliver Cromwell
Arizona Col. Benham


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 1947 The Foxes of Harrow
Creole Gentleman (uncredited)
 1946 Miss Susie Slagle's
Dr. Bowen (uncredited)
 1944 The Town Went Wild
Dr. Hendricks (uncredited)
 1944 Casanova Brown
Rev. Dean (uncredited)
 1944 Wilson
Senator (uncredited)
 1944 Hands Across the Border
Colonel Ames (uncredited)
 1942 Tennessee Johnson
Senator (uncredited)
 1942 Silver Queen
Dr. Hartley
 1942 A Gentleman After Dark
 1942 Junior G-Men of the Air
Col. Mitchell [Chs. 11-12] (uncredited)
 1942 Man with Two Lives
Hobart Bennett
 1941 Babes on Broadway
Mr. Morris
 1941 Washington Melodrama
Dean Lawford
 1941 The Man Who Lost Himself
Mr. Milford
 1941 Andy Hardy's Private Secretary
Gov. Spaulding (uncredited)
 1940 Bowery Boy
Dr. George Winters
 1940 Go West
Johnson (uncredited)
 1940 Third Finger, Left Hand
Mr. Thompson (uncredited)
 1940 Before I Hang
Governor Prentiss (uncredited)
 1940 Brigham Young
Mr. Webb
 1940 XXX Medico (Short)
Ship's Captain (uncredited)
 1940 The Man from Dakota
Campbellite Religious Leader
 1939 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Senator Dearhorn (uncredited)
 1939 Hollywood Cavalcade
 1939 The Old Maid
Mr. Halsey (uncredited)
 1939 Inside Information
Police Commissioner Fenton
 1939 Confessions of a Nazi Spy
U.S. District Court Judge
 1939 Silver on the Sage
Tom Hamilton
 1939 Risky Business
Governor (uncredited)
 1938 Kentucky
Presiding Officer (as Fred Burton)
 1938 Flight to Fame
Gen. Darrow
 1938 My Lucky Star
Pilsbury - Cabot Executive
 1938 Valley of the Giants
Mortimer - Banker #1 (uncredited)
 1938 I Am the Law
Governor (uncredited)
 1938 The Saint in New York
William Valcross
 1938 Air Devils
Conspirator (uncredited)
 1938 Jezebel
First Director (uncredited)
 1937 The Duke Comes Back
Arnold Corbin
 1937 The Last Gangster
Boston Editor (uncredited)
 1937 The Devil Is Driving
Judge (uncredited)
 1937 The Man in Blue
Parke Lewis
 1937 Nancy Steele Is Missing!
Superior Court Judge (uncredited)
 1937 Love Is News
J.D. Jones
 1936 The Accusing Finger
Governor (uncredited)
 1936 Theodora Goes Wild
Governor Wyatt
 1936 Mummy's Boys
Professor Edwards
 1936 Fury
Judge Daniel Hopkins (uncredited)
 1936 Everybody's Old Man
 1936 Wife vs. Secretary
Ned Trent (uncredited)
 1936 The Voice of Bugle Ann
The Warden
 1935 The Calling of Dan Matthews
James B. Strong
 1935 One-Way Ticket
Judge (uncredited)
 1935 Shipmates Forever
Adm. Fred Graves (uncredited)
 1935 The Farmer Takes a Wife
Butterfield (uncredited)
 1935 McFadden's Flats
 1935 Transient Lady
Major Marshall
 1934 The Secret Bride
Judge Halliday (uncredited)
 1934 Flirtation Walk
Gen. Landacre
 1934 Belle of the Nineties
Colonel Claybourne (scenes deleted)
 1934 One Night of Love
Howard - Impresario (uncredited)
 1934 Smarty
Judge (uncredited)
 1934 Sadie McKee
Uncle Snowden (uncredited)
 1934 Love Birds
 1934 Three on a Honeymoon
Ship's Captain (uncredited)
 1934 Bedside
Hospital Superintendent
 1934 The Big Shakedown
Houston Sims (uncredited)
 1933 Counsellor-at-Law
Mr. Rigby Crayfield
 1933 King for a Night
Governor (uncredited)
 1933 Blood Money
Marcus P. Talbart (uncredited)
 1933 Golden Harvest
Judge Goodhue
 1933 Shanghai Madness
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1933 The Working Man
Judge Larson
 1933 Broadway Bad
Robert North, Sr
 1933 Whistling in the Dark
Mr. Van Buren (uncredited)
 1933 No Other Woman
 1932 Lawyer Man
Second Trial Judge (uncredited)
 1932 Too Busy to Work
Judge Hardy
 1932 Silver Dollar
Opera House Architect (uncredited)
 1932 I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
Southern Prison Official (uncredited)
 1932 One Way Passage
The Doctor
 1932 The All-American
Mr. Neuchard
 1932 The Night of June 13
Judge (uncredited)
 1932 Okay America!
The President (uncredited)
 1932 The Age of Consent
Asst. Dist. Atty. Gifford (uncredited)
 1932 Two Seconds
 1932 The Famous Ferguson Case
Bridges (uncredited)
 1932 State's Attorney
The Judge
 1932 Night Court
Judge Oscar 'Jim' Erskine (uncredited)
 1932 It's Tough to Be Famous
Admiral (uncredited)
 1932 The Wet Parade
Major Randolph
 1932 Alias the Doctor
President of the University (uncredited)
 1932 Fireman, Save My Child
Mr. Platt (uncredited)
 1932 The Woman from Monte Carlo
President of Courtmartial
 1931 Mata Hari
Major at Executions (uncredited)
 1931 Secret Service
General Randolph
 1931 Freighters of Destiny
John Macey
 1931 An American Tragedy
Samuel Griffiths
 1931 Sweepstakes
Pop Blake
 1930 The Big Trail
Pa Bascom
 1927/I Running Wild
D.W. Harvey
 1926 So's Your Old Man
Senator (uncredited)
 1925 Back to Life
Henry Porter
 1924 The Rejected Woman
Leyton Carter (as Mr. Frederick Burton)
 1923 Broadway Broke
Augustin Daly
 1923 The Fighting Blade
Oliver Cromwell
 1922 Back Home and Broke
Otis Grimley
 1922 Anna Ascends
Mr. Fisk
 1922 The Man She Brought Back
Bruce Webster
 1921 Bits of Life
 1921 If Women Only Knew
Donna's Father
 1921 The Education of Elizabeth
 1920 Heliotrope
Heliotrope Harry Hasdock (as Fred Burton)
 1920 Yes or No
Donald Vane
 1920 The Fortune Teller
Horatio Browning
 1920 The Fear Market
Jim Carson
 1919 Anne of Green Gables
Matthew Cuthbert
 1919 The Teeth of the Tiger
Doctor Varney
 1919 The Career of Katherine Bush
Duke Mordryn (as Fred Burton)
 1919 Getting Mary Married
Amos Bussard
 1919 Cheating Cheaters
George Brockton
 1918 Arizona
Col. Benham
 1918 Ruggles of Red Gap
Cousin Egbert Floud
 1914 Forgiven; Or, The Jack of Diamonds
Willard Graham

Personal Details

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Stage Play: Just a Wife. Written by Eugene Walter. Belasco Theatre: 1 Feb 1910- Apr 1910 (closing date unknown/79 performances). Cast: Edmund Breese (as "John Emerson"), Frederick Burton, Amelia Gardner (as "Eleanor Lathrop"), Ernest Glendinning, Bobby North, Charlotte Walker (as "Mary Ashby"). Produced by David Belasco. Note: Filmed by ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Fred Burton | Mr. Frederick Burton


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