Harry Cording (I) (1891–1954)

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Burly bit part actor often seen in the Sherlock Holmes movies of the '40's as a menacing chauffer, sailor or Cockney. His speaking parts were always well done and added considerably to the B grade movies of the period . See full bio »

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Narcotic Dr. William G. Davis
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 1955 East of Eden
Bouncer (uncredited)
 1954 Jungle Gents
Dan Shanks
 1954 Down Three Dark Streets
Man Getting Rubdown (uncredited)
 1954 Killer Leopard
Supt. Saunders (uncredited)
 1954 King Richard and the Crusaders
Castelaine Spokesman (uncredited)
 1954 The Black Shield of Falworth
Captain of King's Guards (uncredited)
 1954 Demetrius and the Gladiators
Guard-Escort of Prisoners (uncredited)
 1954 Crusade to Liberty (TV Movie)
 1953 Man in the Attic
Detective Sgt. Bates
 1953 Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (TV Series)
- Chain of Events (1953) ... Harris
 1953 Here Come the Girls
Laundry Facility Engineer (uncredited)
 1953 Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Rough Character in Park (uncredited)
 1953 Law and Order
Townsman (uncredited)
 1953 Ambush at Tomahawk Gap
Stableman (uncredited)
 1953 Titanic
Boiler Room Engineer (uncredited)
 1953 Rogue's March
Fish Cleaner (uncredited)
 1953 Treasure of the Golden Condor
Breton (uncredited)
 1952 Against All Flags
 1952 Road to Bali
Verna's Father (uncredited)
 1952 Plymouth Adventure
Aide to Head Constable (uncredited)
 1952 Androcles and the Lion
Soldier (uncredited)
 1952 Hopalong Cassidy (TV Series)
Ed Bailey aka Blake
- The Knife of Carlos Valero (1952) ... Ed Bailey aka Blake
 1952 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Bus Driver
- Superman on Earth (1952) ... Bus Driver (uncredited)
 1952 Captain Pirate
Col. Ramsey's Overseer (uncredited)
 1952 Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair
Ed (uncredited)
 1952 Cripple Creek
Hibbs (uncredited)
 1952 Brave Warrior
Shayne MacGregor
 1952 The San Francisco Story
Card Player (uncredited)
 1952 Night Stage to Galveston
Ted Driscoll
 1952 The Big Trees
Cleve Gregg
 1951 The Strange Door
Guard (uncredited)
 1951 Iron Man
Miner (uncredited)
 1951 Mask of the Avenger
Zio d'Orsini
 1951 Sirocco
Master Sergeant (uncredited)
 1951 Santa Fe
Moose Legrande
 1951 Up Front
Italian (uncredited)
 1951 Al Jennings of Oklahoma
Mike Bridges
 1950 Last of the Buccaneers
Sailor Cragg Brown
 1950 Indian Territory
Soldier (uncredited)
 1950 Convicted
Convict in Prison Yard (uncredited)
 1950 Rogues of Sherwood Forest
Officer Posting Decree (uncredited)
 1950 Fortunes of Captain Blood
Will Ward
 1950 Cargo to Capetown
Engine Room Oiler (uncredited)
 1950 Buccaneer's Girl
Barfly (uncredited)
 1950 Tyrant of the Sea
Sampson Edwards - Sailor
 1950 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Frank Lucas
- Sheep Thieves (1950) ... Frank Lucas
 1950 Copper Canyon
Miner (uncredited)
 1949 Samson and Delilah
Prince (uncredited)
 1949 Challenge to Lassie
Adam, the Blacksmith (uncredited)
 1949 Rope of Sand
Guard (uncredited)
 1949 The Secret of St. Ives
Innkeeper (uncredited)
 1949 Lust for Gold
Joe (uncredited)
 1949 Badmen of Tombstone
Miner (uncredited)
 1948 Kiss the Blood Off My Hands
Policeman (uncredited)
 1948 Red River
Gambler (uncredited)
 1948 That Lady in Ermine
Orlando - Ancestor (uncredited)
 1948 A Southern Yankee
Guerrilla Horseman (uncredited)
 1948 Tap Roots
Leader (uncredited)
 1948 13 Lead Soldiers
Edward Vane
 1948 Dangers of the Canadian Mounted
Track Heavy #2 (uncredited)
 1948 The Black Arrow
Guard (uncredited)
 1948 A Woman's Vengeance
Chauffeur McNabb
 1948 The Swordsman
Blacksmith (uncredited)
 1947 Trail of the Mounties
Trapper Hawkins
 1947 Forever Amber
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1947 The Exile
Roundhead (uncredited)
 1947 Unconquered
Garth's Marksman (uncredited)
 1947 Slave Girl
Guard Captain (uncredited)
 1947 King of the Range
 1947 Dangerous Venture
Dan Morgan
 1947 California
Miner (uncredited)
 1946 Renegade Girl
 1946 Calcutta
Tea Planter (uncredited)
 1946 The Imperfect Lady
Policeman (uncredited)
 1946 The Verdict
Tough Englishman (uncredited)
 1946 Fool's Gold
Henchman Duke
 1946 Hot Cargo
Matt Wayne
 1946 Inside Job
Bartender (uncredited)
 1946 Dressed to Kill
 1946 Night in Paradise
Captain (uncredited)
 1946 Devotion
Coachman with Frightened Horses (uncredited)
 1946 Terror by Night
Mock (uncredited)
 1946 The Bandit of Sherwood Forest
Prioress Guard (uncredited)
 1946 The Fighting Guardsman
Tax Collector (uncredited)
 1945 San Antonio
Hawker (uncredited)
 1945 Captain Kidd
Newgate Prison Warder (uncredited)
 1945 Stairway to Light (Short)
Townsman in Montage (uncredited)
 1945 Confidential Agent
Rugged 'Detective' (uncredited)
 1945 The Fatal Witness
Gus, pubkeeper
 1945 Sudan
 1945 The House of Fear
John Simpson
 1945 Jungle Queen
Husky Deck Sailor (uncredited)
 1945 The Man in Half Moon Street
First Bobby (uncredited)
 1944 Bluebeard
Policeman (uncredited)
 1944 Lost in a Harem
Police Chief (uncredited)
 1944 Mrs. Parkington
 1944 An American Romance
Workman in Meeting (uncredited)
 1944 Kismet
Policeman (uncredited)
 1944 Gypsy Wildcat
Captain Marver
 1944 The Pearl of Death
George Gelder (uncredited)
 1944 The Hour Before the Dawn
Sam (uncredited)
 1944 The Great Alaskan Mystery
Captain Greeder [Chs. 1-3]
 1944 Passage to Marseille
Chief Guard (uncredited)
 1944 Phantom Lady
Courtroom Spectator Next to Carol (uncredited)
 1944 Strange Confession
Freighter Captain (uncredited)
 1943 The Song of Bernadette
Stonemason (uncredited)
 1943 Klondike Kate
Irate Miner Gambler (uncredited)
 1943 The Spider Woman
Fred Garvin (uncredited)
 1943/I There's Something About a Soldier
Jan's Friend (uncredited)
 1943 The Man from the Rio Grande
John King
 1943 The Man from Down Under
Bettor (uncredited)
 1943 For Whom the Bell Tolls
Man Who Flails the Mayor (uncredited)
 1943 Don't You Believe It (Short)
Rogue (uncredited)
 1943 Fugitive from Sonora
Iron Joe Martin
 1943 Two Tickets to London
Sutliff (uncredited)
 1943 Mission to Moscow
Blacksmith (uncredited)
 1943 The Moon Is Down
Albert - Miner (uncredited)
 1943 The Fighting Guerrillas
German Sergeant (uncredited)
 1942 Tennessee Johnson
Captain McGruder (uncredited)
 1942 Arabian Nights
 1942 Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon
Jack Brady (uncredited)
 1942 Pittsburgh
Miner (uncredited)
 1942 Road to Morocco
Warrior (uncredited)
 1942 The Mummy's Tomb
Vic - Farmer (uncredited)
 1942 A Yank at Eton
Bartender (uncredited)
 1942 Overland Mail
Sam Gregg - Henchman
 1942 Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror
Camberwell - Basement Dive Patron (uncredited)
 1942 The Spoilers
Miner (uncredited)
 1942 The Ghost of Frankenstein
Frone (uncredited)
 1942 Ride 'Em Cowboy
Poker Player (uncredited)
 1942 Wild Bill Hickok Rides
Saloon Bouncer (uncredited)
 1942 Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake
Turnkey (uncredited)
 1941 Riders of the Badlands
 1941 The Wolf Man
Wykes (uncredited)
 1941 Lydia
Hotel House Detective (uncredited)
 1941 Badlands of Dakota
Jackson (uncredited)
 1941 Raiders of the Desert
 1941 Rawhide Rangers
 1941 They Met in Bombay
Corporal at Base (uncredited)
 1941 Singapore Woman
Crow's Nest Manager (uncredited)
 1941 Mutiny in the Arctic
 1941 The Lady from Cheyenne
Mike, Cork's Henchman (uncredited)
 1941 Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie
J. L. Red Clinton
 1941 Back in the Saddle
Brawler (uncredited)
 1941 Rage in Heaven
Workers' Delegate #1 (uncredited)
 1941 So Ends Our Night
Card Player (uncredited)
 1940 San Francisco Docks
Bob Collins (uncredited)
 1940 The Green Hornet Strikes Again!
Dannick - Crooked Construction Foreman (uncredited)
 1940 Santa Fe Trail
Workman in Delaware Crossing (uncredited)
 1940 The Great Plane Robbery
Eddie Lindo
 1940 Law and Order
Poe Daggett
 1940 A Dispatch from Reuters
Sailor on the Nova Scotian (uncredited)
 1940 King of the Royal Mounted
Wade Garson
 1940 The Sea Hawk
 1940 Stage to Chino
Pete Brannigan
 1940 When the Daltons Rode
Rigby Henchman (uncredited)
 1940 Passport to Alcatraz
 1940 Florian
Leader (uncredited)
 1940 Texas Stagecoach
 1940 Dark Command
Angry Townsman in Bank (uncredited)
 1940 Virginia City
Scarecrow - Union Prisoner at Libby (uncredited)
 1940 Strange Cargo
Guard (uncredited)
 1940 The House of the Seven Gables
Blacksmith Hawkins (uncredited)
 1940 Little Old New York
Man in Mob About to Set 'Clermont' Afire (uncredited)
 1940 The Grapes of Wrath
Deputy (uncredited)
 1940 The Invisible Man Returns
Miner Saying 'Keep the Wig on Willie' (uncredited)
 1939 The Light That Failed
Soldier (uncredited)
 1939 Destry Rides Again
Creepy - Lends Tom Guns (uncredited)
 1939 We Are Not Alone
Man Carrying Leni (uncredited)
 1939 Tower of London
Lead Murderer of the Children (uncredited)
 1939 Rulers of the Sea
Seaman (uncredited)
 1939 The Marshal of Mesa City
Bat Cardigan
 1939 Thunder Afloat
Sailor (uncredited)
 1939 Outpost of the Mounties
Trapper Mac (uncredited)
 1939 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Cragin (uncredited)
 1939 The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Guard (uncredited)
 1939 Mutiny on the Blackhawk
Bos'un (uncredited)
 1939 Each Dawn I Die
 1939 The Sun Never Sets
Zurof Camp Guard (uncredited)
 1939 Racketeers of the Range
Scarface Pete (uncredited)
 1939 Sons of Liberty (Short)
Arresting British Trooper (uncredited)
 1939 North of the Yukon
 1939 The Story of Dr. Jenner (Short)
Village Dairyman (uncredited)
 1939 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Watermelon Thief (uncredited)
 1939 Arizona Legion
Whiskey Joe
 1939 Son of Frankenstein
Bearded Gendarme (uncredited)
 1939 Devil's Island
Guard Accepting Bribe (uncredited)
 1939 Stand Up and Fight
Bullet Line Blacksmith (uncredited)
 1938 A Christmas Carol
Waiter (uncredited)
 1938 Heart of the North
Miner Leading Mob (uncredited)
 1938 Valley of the Giants
 1938 Painted Desert
Henchman Burke
 1938 Marie Antoinette
Executioner (uncredited)
 1938 The Adventures of Robin Hood
Dickon Malbete
 1938 Crime School
Jim - the Second Guard (uncredited)
 1938 The Adventures of Marco Polo
Kaidu Officer (uncredited)
 1937 Conquest
Cossack (uncredited)
 1937 Fit for a King
Thug (uncredited)
 1937 The Road Back
Attendant (uncredited)
 1937 Song of Revolt (Short)
Peasant Rebel Leader (uncredited)
 1937 The Prince and the Pauper
Second Guard
 1937 The Soldier and the Lady
Peasant (uncredited)
 1937 Sea Devils
Sailor (uncredited)
 1937 Maid of Salem
Guard (uncredited)
 1937 You Only Live Once
Guard (uncredited)
 1936 Daniel Boone
Joe Burch
 1936 The Magnificent Brute
Customer Demetrios (uncredited)
 1936 The Last of the Mohicans
Trapper (uncredited)
 1936 Suzy
Madame Eyrelle's Chauffeur (uncredited)
 1936 The White Angel
Hospital Storekeeper (uncredited)
 1936 The Country Doctor
Logger (uncredited)
 1936 Sutter's Gold
Seaman Lars (uncredited)
 1936 Road Gang
Sam Dawson
 1936 Riffraff
Joe - Agitator (uncredited)
 1935 Captain Blood
 1935 Ship Cafe
Stoker (uncredited)
 1935 Mutiny on the Bounty
Soldier (uncredited)
 1935 Peter Ibbetson
Guard (uncredited)
 1935 Ladies Love Danger
Stagehand (uncredited)
 1935 Anna Karenina
Officer at Banquet (uncredited)
 1935 The Crusades
Amir (uncredited)
 1935 Lady Tubbs
Polack (uncredited)
 1935 Black Fury
Louie (uncredited)
 1935 Les Mis√©rables
Beam Warder (uncredited)
 1935 Naughty Marietta
Pirate (uncredited)
 1935 Mystery of Edwin Drood
Turke - Opium Addict (uncredited)
 1935 Charlie Chan in Paris
Gendarme Arresting Yvette (uncredited)
 1935 The Lives of a Bengal Lancer
Sentry (uncredited)
 1934 The Man Who Reclaimed His Head
French Mechanic (uncredited)
 1934 Strange Wives
 1934 We Live Again
Jailer (uncredited)
 1934 Great Expectations
 1934 Treasure Island
Henry - Pirate (uncredited)
 1934 The Count of Monte Cristo
Jailer (uncredited)
 1934 The Black Cat
 1934 Viva Villa!
Majordomo (uncredited)
 1934 The House of Rothschild
Man in 1780 Sequence (uncredited)
 1933 Roman Scandals
Valerius' Soldier (uncredited)
 1933 To the Last Man
Colby Man Fred (uncredited)
 1933 Narcotic
Dr. William G. Davis
 1933 Captured!
First Orderly
 1933 The Man Who Dared
Coal Mine Boss (uncredited)
 1933 The Girl in 419
Henchman Driver (uncredited)
 1933 Trick for Trick
Dredger (uncredited)
 1933 Sweepings
Customer (uncredited)
 1933 The Intruder
 1933 Tonight Is Ours
Assassin #1 (uncredited)
 1932 Secrets of the French Police
Man Reading Newspaper (uncredited)
 1932 Scarlet Dawn
Revolutionary (uncredited)
 1932 The Face on the Barroom Floor
Steve the Doorman (uncredited)
 1932 The Cabin in the Cotton
Ross Clinton (uncredited)
 1932 Fighting for Justice
Henchman (uncredited)
 1932 My Pal, the King
Palace Guard (uncredited)
 1932 Merrily We Go to Hell
Fred (uncredited)
 1932 Forgotten Commandments
Officer (uncredited)
 1932 The World and the Flesh
 1932 Texas Cyclone
Jake Farwell
 1932 File 113
 1931 Night Beat
Chill Scarpelli (as Harry Gording)
 1931 Mata Hari
Ivan (uncredited)
 1931 Over the Hill
Townsman (uncredited)
 1931 The Sea Ghost
Sailor Who Knocks Out Capt. Winter (uncredited)
 1931 Honor of the Family
 1931 I Like Your Nerve
San Arango Officer (uncredited)
 1931 The Conquering Horde
Butch Daggett
 1931 The Right of Way
Rouge's Henchman (uncredited)
 1930 New Moon
Kirghiz Soldier at Fort Darvaz (uncredited)
 1930 Rough Romance
Chick Carson
 1930 Women Everywhere
Legionnaire in Cafe (uncredited)
 1930 Bride of the Regiment
Sgt. Dostal
 1930 Captain of the Guard
Le Bruin
 1929 Christina
Dick Torpe
 1929 The Isle of Lost Ships
 1929 The Squall
 1929 The Rescue
 1928 Sins of the Fathers
The Hijacker
 1928 The Patriot
 1928 Feel My Pulse
Rum-Running Boatman (uncredited)
 1928 Four Sons (uncredited)
 1928 The Last Command
Revolutionist (uncredited)
 1928 Daredevil's Reward
Second Heavy
 1927 Turkish Delight (uncredited)
 1927/I Black Jack
 1925 The Knockout
Steve McKenna
 1925 The Shock Punch
Construction Site Security Guard (uncredited)
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Appeared in twelve Best Picture Academy Award nominees: The Patriot (1928), The House of Rothschild (1934), Viva Villa! (1934), The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935), Naughty Marietta (1935), Les Misérables (1935), Mutiny on the Bounty (1935), Captain Blood (1935), The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938), The Grapes of Wrath (1940) and For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943). Mutiny on the Bounty was the... See more »

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