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Allan Cavan (1880–1941)

Allan Cavan was born on March 25, 1880 in Concord, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Old Louisiana (1937), Officer Thirteen (1932) and Rebellion (1936). He died on January 19, 1941 in Hollywood, California. See full bio »

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Known For

Old Louisiana President Thomas Jefferson
Officer Thirteen Police Captain Reed
Rebellion President Zachary Taylor
Beyond the Law Court Clerk


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 1940 The Green Hornet Strikes Again!
Police Chief Harding (uncredited)
 1940 A Night at Earl Carroll's
Mayor White of El Centro
 1940 Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe
Man with Thinking Brain [Ch. 1] (uncredited)
 1940 The Fatal Hour
Radio Station Owner (uncredited)
 1939 Old Hickory (Short)
Adjutant General Robert Butler (uncredited)
 1939 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Ragner - Newsman (uncredited)
 1939 Dick Tracy's G-Men
2nd Warden (uncredited)
 1939 Wyoming Outlaw
Sen. Roberts (uncredited)
 1939 Blue Montana Skies
2nd Customs Officer (uncredited)
 1939 Women in the Wind
Wichita Official (uncredited)
 1939 The Night Riders
Judge (uncredited)
 1939 Rough Riders' Round-up
Officer (uncredited)
 1939 Risky Business
Policeman (uncredited)
 1939 In Old Montana
 1939 Flying G-Men
Air Force Colonel (uncredited)
 1938 I Am a Criminal
De Motte
 1938 Comet Over Broadway
Prison Official (uncredited)
 1938 Come on, Rangers!
Man in Top Hat (uncredited)
 1938 Brother Rat
Superintendant (uncredited)
 1938 Dick Tracy Returns
Prover (uncredited)
 1938 Paroled from the Big House
Chief of Police (uncredited)
 1938 The Great Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok
Colonel Roberts (Ch. 1) (uncredited)
 1938 Women Are Like That
Jimmy - the Bartender (uncredited)
 1938 Accidents Will Happen
Fire Chief (uncredited)
 1938 King of the Newsboys
Mr. Madison (uncredited)
 1938 The Lone Ranger
Major Brennan (Ch 9-10) (uncredited)
 1938 The Purple Vigilantes
Judge Hiram Wells (uncredited)
 1937 The Mysterious Pilot
Train Conductor (uncredited)
 1937 Submarine D-1
Skipper (uncredited)
 1937 Nothing Sacred
Guest at Banquet (uncredited)
 1937 Portia on Trial
Richard Conlon's Doctor (uncredited)
 1937 Nation Aflame
Harry Warren (as Alan Cavan)
 1937 Charlie Chan on Broadway
Doorman (uncredited)
 1937 Souls at Sea
Dignitary (uncredited)
 1937 The Toast of New York
Stock Market Loser (uncredited)
 1937 Empty Holsters
Warden (uncredited)
 1937 Ever Since Eve
Doorman (uncredited)
 1937 There Goes My Girl
First Minister (uncredited)
 1937 The Law Commands
 1937 Maytime
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1937 Hit the Saddle
Judge (uncredited)
 1937 Old Louisiana
President Thomas Jefferson
 1937 Jail Bait (Short)
Desk Sergeant (uncredited)
 1936 The Boss Rider of Gun Creek
Judge Thomas (uncredited)
 1936 Robinson Crusoe of Clipper Island
Captain of Dirigible 'California' [Chs. 13-14] (uncredited)
 1936 End of the Trail
Attorney (uncredited)
 1936 Rebellion
President Zachary Taylor (as Allen Cavan)
 1936 Code of the Range
'Calamity' Parker
 1936 The Unknown Ranger
Ranger Captain
 1936 Born to Fight
Detective (uncredited)
 1936 The Final Hour
Coroner (uncredited)
 1936 Nobody's Fool
Police Captain (uncredited)
 1936 Hearts in Bondage
Head of Court Martial Board (uncredited)
 1936 Special Agent K-7
Judge #1 (uncredited)
 1936 The Drag-Net
Police Chief (uncredited)
 1936 Love Before Breakfast
Waiter with Champagne (uncredited)
 1935 Choose Your Partners (Short)
 1935 In Old Kentucky
Steward (uncredited)
 1935 One-Way Ticket
Detective (uncredited)
 1935 Hong Kong Nights
Mr. Caulder
 1935 The New Frontier
Parson Shaw
 1935 Rendezvous
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1935 Confidential
Keaton's Lieutenant (uncredited)
 1935 It's a Great Life
Doctor (uncredited)
 1935 The Public Menace
Doctor (uncredited)
 1935 Streamline Express
Senior Conductor
 1935 Special Agent
122 Club Doorman (uncredited)
 1935 Red Salute
Army Officer
 1935 Diamond Jim
Gambler (uncredited)
 1935 The Adventures of Rex and Rinty
Mr. Bruce [Chs. 1-3, 9]
 1935 After the Dance
Sergeant (uncredited)
 1935 The Murder Man
Investor (uncredited)
 1935 Let 'em Have It
Parole Board Member (uncredited)
 1935 Whispering Smith Speaks
Harrington Office Worker (uncredited)
 1935 Men of the Hour
Minister (as Allen Caven)
 1935 Thicker Than Water (Short)
Dr. F.D. Allen (uncredited)
 1935 Behind the Green Lights
Crotell's Receptionist (uncredited)
 1935 The Whole Town's Talking
Conductor (uncredited)
 1935 The Woman in Red
Last Man on Telephone (uncredited)
 1935 One More Spring
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1935 Okay Toots! (Short)
Doctor Kinsey (uncredited)
 1934 The Mighty Barnum
Man at Dock (uncredited)
 1934 Sequoia
Forest Ranger (uncredited)
 1934 Night Alarm
Mayor's Legal Counsel (uncredited)
 1934 Fugitive Lady
Man (uncredited)
 1934 Jealousy
Juror (uncredited)
 1934 The Marines Are Coming
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1934 I'll Fix It
Doctor (uncredited)
 1934 Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round
Ship's Officer (uncredited)
 1934 Opened by Mistake (Short)
Doctor (uncredited)
 1934 Beyond the Law
Court Clerk
 1934 The Defense Rests
Court Clerk (uncredited)
 1934 Whom the Gods Destroy
Balkan Passenger (uncredited)
 1934 Madame Du Barry
Nobleman (uncredited)
 1934 Thirty Day Princess
Court Officer (uncredited)
 1934 Sisters Under the Skin
 1934 Badge of Honor
Preston, the Lawyer (as Alan Cavan)
 1933 Hold the Press
Prison Hospital Doctor (uncredited)
 1933 Brief Moment
Mr. Lyon (uncredited)
 1933 The Nuisance
Doctor Kahn (uncredited)
 1933 The Girl in 419
Doctor with Iron Lung (uncredited)
 1933 Trick for Trick
Detective (uncredited)
 1933 Gabriel Over the White House
Admiral (uncredited)
 1933 High Gear
Dr. Parker (uncredited)
 1933 The Intruder
Capt. Rush (as Allen Cavan)
 1933 Goldie Gets Along
Spring Valley Contest Judge (uncredited)
 1933 The King's Vacation
Royal Page (uncredited)
 1932 Officer Thirteen
Police Captain Reed
 1932 The Midnight Warning
Policeman in Hotel Room (uncredited)
 1932 Slightly Married
Banker (uncredited)
 1932 Washington Merry-Go-Round
Erickson (uncredited)
 1932 The Phantom of Crestwood
Highway Patrol Officer (uncredited)
 1932 Hell's Highway
Hunt Club Manager on Telephone (uncredited)
 1932 The Thirteenth Guest
Uncle Wayne Seymour (uncredited)
 1932 Forbidden Company
Second Doctor (uncredited)
 1932 The Stoker
Crittenden - Board of Directors (uncredited)
 1932 The Midnight Lady
Defense Attorney (uncredited)
 1932 State's Attorney
Court Recorder (uncredited)
 1932 Behind Stone Walls
Prosecuting Attorney (uncredited)
 1932 Alias the Doctor
Medical Board Member (uncredited)
 1932 Sinister Hands
Coroner (uncredited)
 1932 The Beast of the City
Pat - Car 47 Driver (uncredited)
 1932 A Woman Commands
Bit part (uncredited)
 1932 The Final Edition
Arresting Police Officer (uncredited)
 1932 The Woman from Monte Carlo
Officer at Trial (uncredited)
 1931 New Adventures of Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford
Hotel Cashier (uncredited)
 1931 The Big Gamble
Police Dispatcher (uncredited)
 1931 Daybreak
Reviewing Officer (uncredited)
 1931 City Streets
Cop (uncredited)
 1931 Dishonored
Secret Service Agent in Casino (uncredited)
 1931 No Limit
Board Member (uncredited)
 1930 Going Wild
Doctor (uncredited)
 1930 The Widow from Chicago
Police Sergeant Jerry Dunn (uncredited)
 1930 Scarlet Pages
Assistant Prosecutor (uncredited)
 1930 Pups Is Pups (Short)
Dr. H.R. White (uncredited)
 1930 For the Defense
Jailer (uncredited)
 1930 Shadow of the Law
Juror (uncredited)
 1930 Mammy
Doctor (uncredited)
 1930 Shivering Shakespeare (Short)
Man who 'resents it' (uncredited)
 1929 New York Nights
Policeman (uncredited)
 1929 The Mighty
Police Captain (uncredited)
 1929 Painted Faces
Defense Attorney (uncredited)
 1929 The Kiss
Prison Warden (uncredited)
 1929 The Trespasser
Doctor (uncredited)
 1929 Saturday's Lesson (Short)
Pedestrian #2
 1929 The Donovan Affair
Gambler (uncredited)
 1928 We Faw Down (Short)
Pedestrian (uncredited)
 1928 Noah's Ark
Stockbroker (uncredited)
 1928 The Man Who Laughs
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1928 The Smart Set
Host at Red Lantern Inn (uncredited)
 1927 London After Midnight
Real Estate Broker (uncredited)
 1926 War Feathers (Short)
Train passenger
 1926 Thundering Fleas (Short)
Father of the bride
 1926 Monkey Business (Short)
Man Watering Lawn
 1925 Boys Will Be Joys (Short)
Member of Board of Directors (uncredited)
 1924 The Mysterious Mystery! (Short)
 1924 Jubilo, Jr. (Short)
Hat Vendor
 1924 Cradle Robbers (Short)
Officer / Baby show official
 1924 The Buccaneers (Short)
Capt. Whelan
 1924 Big Business (Short)
Office worker
 1924 Leave It to Gerry
Mr. Burton
 1923 When Odds Are Even
British Consul
 1922 Manslaughter
O'Bannon's Aide (uncredited)
 1921 The Primal Law
Mat Lane
 1917 The Scarlet Car
Mob Member (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Alan Cavan | Allen Cavan | Allen Caven

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