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Bill Cody (I) (1891–1948)

"B"-picture cowboy star Bill Cody was born William Joseph Cody, Jr., on January 5, 1891, in St. Paul, Minnesota (some sources list his place of birth as Manitoba, Canada). He was no relation to William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody. He was educated at Saint Thomas Military Academy in Minneapolis and later attended St. Johns University in New York.... See full bio »

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Frontier Days Bill Maywood - aka The Pinto Kid
The Fighting Sheriff Larry O'Donnell
Border Justice Joseph Welland


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 1948 Joan of Arc
English Guard (uncredited)
 1943 The Masked Marvel
Gorton - Tunnel-Bomb Thug (uncredited)
 1943 G-Men vs. The Black Dragon
Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 The Fighting Gringo
Sheriff Fred Warren (as Bill Cody Sr.)
 1939 The Oklahoma Kid
Henchman Outside Saloon (uncredited)
 1939 Stagecoach
Rancher (uncredited)
 1936 Outlaws of the Range
Steve Harper
 1936 Blazing Justice
Ray Healy
 1935 Lawless Border
Bill Roberts, posing as Whitey Jones
 1935 The Vanishing Riders
Bill Jones
 1935 The Texas Rambler
Tom 'The Rambler' Manning
 1935 The Cyclone Ranger
The Pecos Kid
 1935 The Reckless Buckaroo
Bill Carter
 1935 Six Gun Justice
Jim Slade
 1934 Frontier Days
Bill Maywood - aka The Pinto Kid
 1934 Western Racketeers
Bill Bowers
 1934 The Border Menace
Bill 'The Shadow' Williams
 1934 Border Guns
Bill Harris - aka Bill Austin
 1932 Law of the North
Bill Roberts
 1932 Mason of the Mounted
Bill Mason
 1932 Texas Pioneers
Captain Bill Clyde
 1932 Ghost City
Bill Temple
 1931 Land of Wanted Men
Silent Saunders
 1931 Oklahoma Jim
Oklahoma Jim Kirby
 1931 The Montana Kid
Bill Denton
 1931 Dugan of the Badlands
Bill Dugan
 1930 Under Texas Skies
Army Captain Jack Hartford
 1929 Eyes of the Underworld
Pat Doran
 1929 The Tip Off
Jimmy Lamar
 1929 Slim Fingers
Al Wellsley
 1929 Wolves of the City
Jack Flynn
 1928 The Price of Fear
Grant Somers
 1927 Gold from Weepah
Bill Carson
 1927 Born to Battle
Billy Cowan
 1927 The Ridin' Streak
Leete Gleed (as Paul Walters)
 1927 The Arizona Whirlwind
Bill Farley
 1926 King of the Saddle
 1926 The Galloping Cowboy
Bill Crane
 1925 The Fighting Smile
Bud Brant
 1925 Border Justice
Joseph Welland
 1925 Cold Nerve
 1925 Moccasins
Tom Williams
 1925 Riders of Mystery
Bob Merriwell
 1925 Blood and Steel
Tommy (as Paul Walters)
 1925 The Fighting Sheriff
Larry O'Donnell
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Alternate Names:

Bill Cody Sr. | Paul Walters

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