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Luke Cosgrave (1862–1949)

Luke Cosgrave was born on August 6, 1862 in Ballaghdreen, County Mayo, Ireland, UK [now Republic of Ireland]. He was an actor, known for The Light That Failed (1923), Merton of the Movies (1924) and Welcome Home (1925). He died on June 28, 1949 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Merton of the Movies Lowell Hardy
Welcome Home Old Man Prouty
The Duke Steps Out Prof. Widdicomb


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 1946 Of Human Bondage
Old Man (uncredited)
 1942 My Gal Sal
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1941 Jesse James at Bay
Cartwright (uncredited)
 1941 Tobacco Road
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1940 Comin' Round the Mountain
Uncle Ditto
 1939 Gone with the Wind
Bandleader (uncredited)
 1939 Zenobia
Townsman (uncredited)
 1938 The Great Waltz
Bearded Man (uncredited)
 1938 Holiday
Portrait of Grandfather Seton (uncredited)
 1938 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Old Soldier (uncredited)
 1937 Maytime
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1935 Steamboat Round the Bend
Labor Boss (uncredited)
 1935 So Red the Rose
Prophet (uncredited)
 1934 6 Day Bike Rider
Pottle (uncredited)
 1934 One More River
Barrister (uncredited)
 1934 The Key
Man Praising Conlan (uncredited)
 1934 David Harum
Townsman (uncredited)
 1933 Little Women
Old Man (uncredited)
 1932 Sinners in the Sun
Grandfather Blake (uncredited)
 1931 The Squaw Man
 1931 Hell Bound
 1931 Not Exactly Gentlemen
Old Timer (uncredited)
 1930 Men on Call
Pop (uncredited)
 1930 Lightnin'
 1929 The Duke Steps Out
Prof. Widdicomb
 1928 The Red Mark
Papa Caron
 1928 The Mating Call
Judge Peebles
 1928 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Lorelei's Grandfather
 1927 Jewels of Desire
Captain Jeremiah Blunt
 1926 Sir Lumberjack
John Calhoun
 1926 Rocking Moon
Colonel Jeff
 1925 Durand of the Bad Lands
Kingdom Come Knapp
 1925 Welcome Home
Old Man Prouty
 1925 Contraband
 1924 Merton of the Movies
Lowell Hardy
 1924 The Border Legion
Bill Randle
 1924 Code of the Sea
Capt. Jonas
 1924 Flaming Barriers
Bill O'Halloran
 1923 The Light That Failed
 1923 Hollywood
Joel Whitaker
 1915 An Old-Fashioned Girl (Short)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Author of Theater Tonight (1952), an autobiography published posthumously by his daughter. See more »

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