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Irvin S. Cobb (1876–1944)

Irvin S. Cobb was born on June 23, 1876 in Paducah, Kentucky, USA as Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb. He was a writer and actor, known for Judge Priest (1934), Everybody's Old Man (1936) and The Face in the Dark (1918). He was married to Laura Spencer Baker. He died on March 11, 1944 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Judge Priest Writer
Everybody's Old Man William Franklin
Graft Writer


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  Danger (TV Series) (play - 1 episode, 1955) (story - 1 episode, 1955)
- The Belled Buzzard (1955) ... (play) / (story)
 1953 The Sun Shines Bright (short stories "The Sun Shines Bright", "The Mob from Massac" and "The Lord Provides")
 1939 Our Leading Citizen (story)
 1934 The Ballad of Paducah Jail (Short) (story and screenplay)
 1934 Judge Priest (based on: character of "Judge Priest")
 1934 Nosed Out (Short) (story)
 1934 Speaking of Relations (Short) (story)
 1933 The Woman Accused (Liberty Magazine serial chapter)
 1928 Walls Tell Tales (Short) (story)
 1927 Turkish Delight (story)
 1922 The $5 Baby (story)
 1921 Pardon My French (titles)
 1921 Peck's Bad Boy (titles)
 1921 Boys Will Be Boys (story - as Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb)
 1920 The Smart Aleck (Short) (story)
 1920 The Life of the Party (story)
 1918 The Face in the Dark (story "The Web")
 1918 Fields of Honor (story "Field of Honor")
 1917 Fighting Odds (play "Under Sentence")
 1916 The Dollar and the Law (story)
 1915 Graft (story)
 1914 Our Mutual Girl, No. 33 (Short)
 1914 Our Mutual Girl, No. 32 (Short)
 1914 Our Mutual Girl, No. 31 (Short)
 1914 Our Mutual Girl, No. 30 (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Judge Priest Turns Detective". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 6 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb | Mr. Cobb

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

If a woman likes another woman, she's cordial. If she doesn't like her, she's very cordial.


Novelist and dramatist who acted in occasional US films of both silent and sound eras. See more »

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