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Vernon Dent (1895–1963)

Familiar to many as the frustrated cop, businessman or landlord in countless two-reel comedies by The Three Stooges, Vernon Dent got his start in show business as a member of a singing troupe traveling in Southern California in the early 1920s. He was befriended by comedian Hank Mann, a member of the famed Keystone Kops. Mann thought that Dent was ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Shadow Dutch Schultz
Malice in the Palace Hassan Ben Sober
Fiddlers Three King Cole
Good Morning, Eve! Emperor Nero


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 1957 Guns a Poppin! (Short)
The Judge
 1956 Hot Stuff (Short)
Anemian General (uncredited)
 1955 Bedlam in Paradise (Short)
I. Fleecem
 1955 His Pest Friend (Short)
 1954 The Fire Chaser (Short)
J. Peabody Knott
 1954 Knutzy Knights (Short)
King Arthur (uncredited)
 1954 Pals and Gals (Short)
Doctor (uncredited)
 1954 Musty Musketeers (Short)
King Cole
 1954 Income Tax Sappy (Short)
IRS Agent (uncredited)
 1954 Doggie in the Bedroom (Short)
 1953 Oh, Say Can You Sue (Short)
Jack Wilson
 1953 Booty and the Beast (Short)
Night Watchman
 1952 Rebound (TV Series)
- The Witness (1952) ... Doorman
 1952 Listen, Judge (Short)
Judge Henderson
 1952 A Missed Fortune (Short)
Hotel Manager
 1952 The Frank Sinatra Show (TV Series)
Mr. Mortimer
- Episode #2.13 (1952) ... Mr. Mortimer
 1951 I Love Lucy (TV Series)
Santa Claus
- Drafted (1951) ... Santa Claus (uncredited)
 1951 Pest Man Wins (Short)
Mr. Philander
 1951 Trouble in-Laws (Short)
John McGonigle - Hugh's Boss (uncredited)
 1951 The Tooth Will Out (Short)
Dr. Keefer--professor of dentistry
 1951 Sunny Side of the Street
King (uncredited)
 1951 Bonanza Town
Whiskers (uncredited)
 1951 Scrambled Brains (Short)
Nora's Father
 1951 The Awful Sleuth (Short)
Al Keefer (uncredited)
 1951 Three Arabian Nuts (Short)
Mr. Bradley
 1950 Studio Stoops (Short)
Police Captain Casey
 1950 Innocently Guilty (Short)
Mr. Bass
 1950 One Shivery Night (Short)
 1950 Kill the Umpire
Phone Company Manager (uncredited)
 1950 The Good Humor Man
Fat Man in Park (uncredited)
 1950 Punchy Cowpunchers (Short)
 1949 And Baby Makes Three
Umpire (uncredited)
 1949 Let Down Your Aerial (Short)
Mr. Warren
 1949 Super Wolf (Short)
Policeman (uncredited)
 1949 Waiting in the Lurch (Short)
J. Peabody Knott
 1949 Malice in the Palace (Short)
Hassan Ben Sober
 1949 The Girl from Jones Beach
Man at Stand (uncredited)
 1949 Clunked in the Clink (Short)
The Judge
 1949 Fuelin' Around (Short)
 1949 Look for the Silver Lining
Heckler (uncredited)
 1949 The Doolins of Oklahoma
Bank Clerk (uncredited)
 1949 Hokus Pokus (Short)
Insurance Adjustor
 1949 Make Believe Ballroom
Chef (uncredited)
 1949 He's in Again (Short)
The Boss
 1948 Parlor, Bedroom and Wrath (Short)
 1948 A Pinch in Time (Short)
Hugh's customer (uncredited)
 1948 Mummy's Dummies (Short)
King Rootentooten
 1948 Heavenly Daze (Short)
I. Fleecem
 1948 The Sheepish Wolf (Short)
Police Captain Ryan
 1948 Fiddlers Three (Short)
King Cole
 1948 Eight-Ball Andy (Short)
Mr. Bradshaw (uncredited)
 1948 Squareheads of the Round Table (Short)
King Arthur
 1948 Two Nuts in a Rut (Short)
Lane's doctor (uncredited)
 1948 Shivering Sherlocks (Short)
Police Capt. Mullins
 1947 It Had to Be You
Man in Drugstore (uncredited)
 1947 Should Husbands Marry? (Short)
Hugh's Boss
 1947 Sing a Song of Six Pants (Short)
Detective Sharp
 1947 Merton of the Movies
Keystone Kop (uncredited)
 1947 Wild Harvest
Farmer (uncredited)
 1947 Wedding Belle (Short)
J. B. Beazley
 1947 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Bartender (uncredited)
 1947 Out West (Short)
Doctor (uncredited)
 1947 Two Jills and a Jack (Short)
 1947 Bride and Gloom (Short)
Sally's Father (uncredited)
 1947 The Good Bad Egg (Short)
Rest Home Manager (uncredited)
 1947 Nervous Shakedown (Short)
Prison Guard (uncredited)
 1947 Meet Mr. Mischief (Short)
Judge (uncredited)
 1947 The Sea of Grass
Train Conductor (uncredited)
 1947 Half-Wits Holiday (Short)
Prof. Quackenbush
 1946 Lone Star Moonlight
 1946 Three Little Pirates (Short)
 1946 Society Mugs (Short)
Lord Wafflebottom
 1946 It's Great to Be Young
Pop (uncredited)
 1946 Pardon My Terror (Short)
Jonas Morton
 1946 Headin' for a Weddin' (Short)
Prof. A. Strummer
 1946 Hot Water (Short)
 1946 Cowboy Blues
Irate Lodger (uncredited)
 1946 You Can't Fool a Fool (Short)
Dr. Strong
 1946 Dangerous Business
Fat Man (uncredited)
 1946 That Texas Jamboree
Barbershop Patron (uncredited)
 1946 Night Editor
Fat Man in Library (uncredited)
 1946 Renegades
Caleb Smart (uncredited)
 1946 Mr. Noisy (Short)
Slim - Baseball Spectator
 1946 A Bird in the Head (Short)
Prof. Panzer
 1946 When the Wife's Away (Short)
Mr. Bailey - Hugh's Boss
 1946 The Blonde Stayed On (Short)
Chuck, Maisie's Husband
 1946 The Harvey Girls
Engineer (uncredited)
 1946 Beer Barrel Polecats (Short)
 1945 High Blood Pleasure (Short)
Doctor van Dyke (uncredited)
 1945 Calling All Fibbers (Short)
 1945 Snafu
American Legionnaire (uncredited)
 1945 Song of the Prairie
Ted Parker (uncredited)
 1945 The Mayor's Husband (Short)
 1945 I Love a Bandleader
Counter Man (uncredited)
 1945 Idiots Deluxe (Short)
Judge (uncredited)
 1945 The Jury Goes Round 'n' Round (Short)
Mr. Pomono, Juror
 1945 Rockin' in the Rockies
Stanton (uncredited)
 1945 Having Wonderful Crime
Guest in Room 202 (uncredited)
 1945 Booby Dupes (Short)
 1945 See My Lawyer
Man in Mud Gang (uncredited)
 1945 Sing Me a Song of Texas
Realtor (uncredited)
 1945 Snooper Service (Short)
 1945 Sagebrush Heroes
Editor Haynes (uncredited)
 1945 Three Pests in a Mess (Short)
Philip Black
 1945 She Gets Her Man
Doorman (uncredited)
 1945 Let's Go Steady
Bosby (uncredited)
 1944 She Snoops to Conquer (Short)
Kurt Dinkelspiel
 1944 Heather and Yon (Short)
 1944 No Dough Boys (Short)
Hugo--Nazi Spy
 1944 Girl Rush
Bit (uncredited)
 1944 Strife of the Party (Short)
Mr. Barker
 1944 Mrs. Parkington
Quartet Member (uncredited)
 1944 Bonnie Lassie (Short)
Guest (uncredited)
 1944 San Diego I Love You
Mr. Fitzmaurice (uncredited)
 1944 Kansas City Kitty
Re-po Man from A-1 Piano Co. (uncredited)
 1944 Wedded Bliss (Short)
Billy's friend
 1944 Secret Command
Shipyard Worker (uncredited)
 1944 Idle Roomers (Short)
Mr. Leander
 1944 Once Upon a Time
Mayor's Aide (uncredited)
 1944 Address Unknown
Nazi Party Member (uncredited)
 1944 Jam Session
Butler (uncredited)
 1944 Defective Detectives (Short)
Rodney Boodle
 1944 Her Primitive Man
Doorman (uncredited)
 1944 Busy Buddies (Short)
Hotcakes Customer (uncredited)
 1944 His Tale Is Told (Short)
A.S. Steele
 1944 Bachelor Daze (Short)
Onlooker in Doorway (uncredited)
 1944 Crash Goes the Hash (Short)
Fuller Bull
 1944 Chip Off the Old Block
Sheffer (uncredited)
 1944 To Heir Is Human (Short)
Board Chairman
 1943 True to Life
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1943 Cowboy in the Clouds
Newspaper Publisher Whitson (uncredited)
 1943 Who's Hugh? (Short)
Doctor Monroe (uncredited)
 1943 Garden of Eatin' (Short)
John Parker (uncredited)
 1943 Quack Service (Short)
Mr. Summers, Lawyer
 1943 Farmer for a Day (Short)
Andy's Neighbor (uncredited)
 1943 Higher Than a Kite (Short)
Marshall Boring (uncredited)
 1943 Here Comes Mr. Zerk (Short)
William Ruff (uncredited)
 1943 Back from the Front (Short)
Lt. Dungen (uncredited)
 1943 I Spied for You (Short)
Nazi Agent (uncredited)
 1943 A Maid Made Mad (Short)
Blonde's Boyfriend
 1943 Two Saplings (Short)
 1943 Wolf in Thief's Clothing (Short)
Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
 1943 A Blitz on the Fritz (Short)
Spy chief
 1943 His Wedding Scare (Short)
The Minister
 1943 They Stooge to Conga (Short)
Hans - the Nazi (uncredited)
 1942 Sock-a-Bye Baby (Short)
1st Motorcycle Cop (uncredited)
 1942 Sappy Pappy (Short)
Jealous Husband
 1942 Even as IOU (Short)
Motorist (uncredited)
 1942 The Glass Key
Bartender Serving Beers (uncredited)
 1942 Three Smart Saps (Short)
Disappointed customer of tailor (uncredited)
 1942 All Work and No Pay (Short)
L. B. Glass (uncredited)
 1942 Matri-Phony (Short)
Emperor Octopus Grabus
 1942 Tireman, Spare My Tires (Short)
Undetermined Supporting Role (scenes deleted)
 1942 My Favorite Blonde
Ole (uncredited)
 1942 House of Errors
 1942 Cactus Makes Perfect (Short)
Heavyset Prospector (uncredited)
 1942 Sappy Birthday (Short)
Neighbor Policeman
 1942 Loco Boy Makes Good (Short)
Balbo the Magician (uncredited)
 1941 Bedtime Story
Conventioneer (uncredited)
 1941 Sweet Spirits of Nighter (Short)
Watkins, the Boss
 1941 Lovable Trouble (Short)
Mr. Dixon - Hotel Manager (uncredited)
 1941 In the Sweet Pie and Pie (Short)
Senator (uncredited)
 1941 Half Shot at Sunrise (Short)
Mr. Wilson (uncredited)
 1941 An Ache in Every Stake (Short)
Poindexter Lawrence (uncredited)
 1941 Host to a Ghost (Short)
Mr. Henderson (uncredited)
 1941 I'll Never Heil Again (Short)
Mr. Ixnay (uncredited)
 1941 San Antonio Rose
Worthington (uncredited)
 1941 Yankee Doodle Andy (Short)
Man with Umbrella (uncredited)
 1941 Adventure in Washington
Senator on exercise bike (uncredited)
 1941 The Ring and the Belle (Short)
Mayor (uncredited)
 1941 Glove Affair (Short)
Mr. Smith the Grocer (uncredited)
 1941 Dutiful But Dumb (Short)
Wilson (uncredited)
 1941 Meet John Doe (uncredited)
 1941 Yumpin' Yimminy! (Short)
Judge John
 1941 So You Won't Squawk? (Short)
Savoy Bartender (uncredited)
 1941 You're the One
Zeno Springs Hotel Guest
 1941 So Long Mr. Chumps (Short)
Desk Sergeant (uncredited)
 1941 Fresh as a Freshman (Short)
Motorist With Gasoline (uncredited)
 1940 Blondes and Blunders (Short)
2nd Detective on Pier (uncredited)
 1940 A Bundle of Bliss (Short)
Antique Store Clerk (uncredited)
 1940 Cold Turkey (Short)
J.T. Caldwell (uncredited)
 1940 The Villain Still Pursued Her
Jim - Policeman (uncredited)
 1940 No Census, No Feeling (Short)
Moe's Bridge Partner (uncredited)
 1940 He Stayed for Breakfast
Chef (uncredited)
 1940 From Nurse to Worse (Short)
Dr. D. Lerious (uncredited)
 1940 The Lady in Question
Gendarme (uncredited)
 1940 How High Is Up? (Short)
Mr. Blake (uncredited)
 1940 His Bridal Fright (Short)
Doorman (uncredited)
 1940 The Taming of the Snood (Short)
Man on Street (uncredited)
 1940 Nutty But Nice (Short)
Dr. Walters (uncredited)
 1940 The Doctor Takes a Wife
Man Outside Phone Booth (uncredited)
 1940 Money Squawks (Short)
Night Watchman
 1940 Pardon My Berth Marks (Short)
Mr. Boggle, Newspaper Editor
 1940 The Heckler (Short)
Baseball Spectator with Hotdog (uncredited)
 1940 Mr. Clyde Goes to Broadway (Short)
Mayor (uncredited)
 1940 The Lone Wolf Strikes
Hotel Doorman (uncredited)
 1940 Nothing But Pleasure (Short)
Bus Rider with Child (uncredited)
 1939 Mendelssohn's Wedding March (Short)
The Baron (uncredited)
 1939 Teacher's Pest (Short)
Crooked Christmas Tree Buyer (uncredited)
 1939 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Senate Reporter (uncredited)
 1939 Hitler: Beast of Berlin
Lustig - Beer Garden Bartender
 1939 Stanley and Livingstone
Newspaperman in Office (uncredited)
 1939 Saved by the Belle (Short)
Mike (uncredited)
 1939 Yes, We Have No Bonanza (Short)
Sheriff (uncredited)
 1939 Only Angels Have Wings
Ship's Captain (uncredited)
 1939 A Star Is Shorn (Short)
Producer (uncredited)
 1939 A Ducking They Did Go (Short)
Vegetarian in Hallway (uncredited)
 1939 Mutiny on the Body (Short)
Mr. Gibson (uncredited)
 1939 The Lone Wolf Spy Hunt
Fat Man at Party (uncredited)
 1939 Three Little Sew and Sews (Short)
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1938 Home on the Rage (Short)
Mr. Lent (uncredited)
 1938/II Thanks for the Memory
Refuse Man (uncredited)
 1938 Mutts to You (Short)
Mr. Stutz, Hotel Manager (uncredited)
 1938 Sue My Lawyer (Short)
Judge (uncredited)
 1938 Juvenile Court
Mr. Schultz (uncredited)
 1938 You Can't Take It with You
Expressman (uncredited)
 1938 Many Sappy Returns (Short)
Concerned Pedestrian (uncredited)
 1938 Reformatory
Cook Howard
 1938 Ankles Away (Short)
 1938 The Mind Needer (Short)
Mr. Ryan (uncredited)
 1938 The Lone Wolf in Paris
Rene Ledaux (uncredited)
 1938 Tassels in the Air (Short)
Building Superintendent (uncredited)
 1938 Time Out for Trouble (Short)
Bakery Man (uncredited)
 1938 When G-Men Step In
Colonel (uncredited)
 1938 The Old Raid Mule (Short)
Mr. Wane - General Store Owner
 1938 Start Cheering
Pops - the Soda Jerk (uncredited)
 1938 Women in Prison
Guard (uncredited)
 1938 Who Killed Gail Preston?
Bill, the Watchman (uncredited)
 1938 Wee Wee Monsieur (Short)
Simitz - Arab Chief (uncredited)
 1938 A Doggone Mixup (Short)
Mr. Tilson
 1938 Little Miss Roughneck (uncredited)
 1938 Fiddling Around (Short)
Herman Steinkoff
 1937 The Shadow
Dutch Schultz
 1937 All American Sweetheart
Waiter (uncredited)
 1937 Paid to Dance
Dance Hall Floor Manager (uncredited)
 1937 Outlaws of the Prairie
Bearded Townsman (uncredited)
 1937 Murder in Greenwich Village
Ship's Officer (uncredited)
 1937 Gracie at the Bat (Short)
Jeff Warren
 1937 Calling All Curtains (Short)
 1937 Calling All Doctors (Short)
Sneezing Man on Telephone (uncredited)
 1937 Easy Living
First Partner (uncredited)
 1937 Back to the Woods (Short)
Governor (uncredited)
 1937 Dizzy Doctors (Short)
Dr. Harry Arms (uncredited)
 1936 Dog Blight (Short)
Man with Hose
 1936 Slippery Silks (Short)
Morgan Morgan (uncredited)
 1936 Oh, Duchess! (Short)
Mr. Brewster
 1936 San Francisco
Fat Man (uncredited)
 1936 Half Shot Shooters (Short)
Man in Restaurant
 1936 Share the Wealth (Short)
 1936 Unrelated Relations (Short)
Fatty (uncredited)
 1935 I Don't Remember (Short)
Oscar Glick
 1935 Tuned Out (Short)
 1935 His Marriage Mix-up (Short)
 1935 Tars and Stripes (Short)
Chief Gunners Mate Richard Mack
 1935 Treasure Blues (Short)
Ship Captain (uncredited)
 1935 Hollywood Trouble (Short)
Mr. Mahoney
 1934 The Painted Veil
Chief of Police (scenes deleted)
 1934 Good Morning, Eve! (Short)
Emperor Nero
 1934 Manhattan Melodrama
Otto - German Dancer on Steamship (uncredited)
 1934 Petting Preferred (Short)
 1934 You're Telling Me!
Fat Man in Compartment (uncredited)
 1934 A Circus Hoodoo (Short)
 1934 Just an Echo (Short)
 1933 A Roaming Romeo (Short)
 1933 Please (Short)
Elmer Smoot
 1933 Three Little Swigs (Short)
 1933 On Ice (Short)
 1933 Hooks and Jabs (Short)
 1933 Marriage Humor (Short)
 1933 Tied for Life (Short)
Angry motorist
 1933 Knight Duty (Short)
The Cop
 1933 The Hitch Hiker (Short)
 1933 Artist's Muddles (Short)
Luckenbach, the artist
 1933 Tired Feet (Short) (as Vernan Dent)
 1932 A Fool About Women (Short)
 1932 The Big Flash (Short)
 1932 False Impressions (Short)
The Cook (replaced by Marvin Loback) (scenes deleted)
 1932 Sunkissed Sweeties (Short)
 1932 The Singing Plumber (Short)
Singing Teacher
 1932 The Iceman's Ball (Short)
Officer Schmaltz
 1932 The Hollywood Handicap (Short)
 1932 For the Love of Ludwig (Short)
Dr. Ludwig Schmidt
 1932 Million Dollar Legs
Secretary of Agriculture (uncredited)
 1932 Daring Danger
Bartender Pee Wee
 1932 The Riding Tornado
Hefty - Bartender
 1932 Just a Pain in the Parlor (Short)
 1932 Business and Pleasure
Charles Turner (uncredited)
 1932 Texas Cyclone
Hefty - the Bartender
 1932 Dream House (Short)
Director Von Schnauble
 1931 Hollywood Halfbacks (Short)
 1931 Dragnet Patrol
 1931 The All-American Kickback (Short)
Football Coach
 1931 The Girl Rush (Short)
 1931 Beach Pajamas (Short)
 1931 The Freshman's Finish (Short)
 1931 The Cannonball (Short)
German Scientist
 1931 Murder at Midnight
Detective Eating Peanuts (uncredited)
 1931 The Fainting Lover (Short)
Dr. Dudley Schmidt
 1931 The 13th Alarm (Short)
 1931 A College Racket (Short)
 1931 Don't Divorce Him (Short)
 1931 Gents of Leisure (Short)
 1931 The Bride's Mistake (Short)
Mr. Grimm
 1931 Girls Will Be Boys (Short)
 1931 Dance Hall Marge (Short)
 1930 Too Hot to Handle (Short)
 1930 Crazy House (Short)
Dr. Smith (J-O-N-E-S)
 1930 Take Your Medicine (Short)
Jenkins the Butler
 1930 Midnight Daddies
Baron von Twiddlebaum - Designer
 1930 Johnny's Week End (Short)
 1930 Goodbye Legs (Short)
Professor Obermayer
 1930 Honeymoon Zeppelin (Short)
 1930 Vernon's Aunt (Short)
 1930 Up and Down Stairs (Short)
 1929 Sunday Morning (Short)
 1929 The Talkies (Short)
 1929 Watch Your Friends (Short)
 1929 Ticklish Business (Short)
 1929 Hot Sports (Short)
 1929 The Barber's Daughter (Short)
Otto Messenheimer
 1929 Jazz Mamas (Short)
Detective Chief
 1929 A Close Shave (Short)
George Billings
 1929 Girl Crazy (Short)
Elmer Salter
 1929 Household Blues (Short)
2nd Interior Decorator
 1929 Don't Get Jealous (Short)
Wilbur Warner
 1929 The Big Palooka (Short)
Al - Homer's Brother
 1929 Those Two Boys (Short)
 1929 Howling Hollywood (Short)
 1929 Pink Pajamas (Short)
Vernon Vance
 1929 The Bees' Buzz (Short)
Jim - Homer's Pal
 1929 Parlor Pests (Short)
 1929 Foolish Husbands (Short)
Bobby Buttinn
 1929 Ladies Must Eat (Short)
 1929 Button My Back (Short)
Undetermined Role (unconfirmed)
 1929 Whoopee Boys (Short)
 1929 The Old Barn (Short)
Pete Monroe - Hotel Proprietor
 1929 Calling Hubby's Bluff (Short)
Vernon Vance
 1929 Uncle Tom (Short)
Minor Role
 1929 The Bride's Relations (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1929 What a Trip (Short)
 1929 Clunked on the Corner (Short)
Jip Bennett
 1928 In the Morning (Short)
 1928 Social Prestige (Short)
 1928 Murder Will Out (Short)
The Husband
 1928 The Lion's Roar (Short)
Professor of Music
 1928 A Jim Jam Janitor (Short)
John Boyle
 1928 Hubby's Weekend Trip (Short)
Charley Whalen
 1928 Motorboat Mamas (Short)
Charley Whalen
 1928 The Campus Carmen (Short)
Extra (uncredited)
 1928 A Dumb Waiter (Short)
Joe Sharkey
 1928 The Cameraman
Man in Tight Bathing Suit (uncredited)
 1928 Her Mother's Back (Short)
 1928 Smith's Restaurant (Short)
Big Diner
 1928 His Unlucky Night (Short)
Homer Brown
 1928 His Favorite Wife (Short)
 1928 Golf Widows
Ernest Ward
 1928 The Bicycle Flirt (Short)
Henry Harper - The Boyfriend
 1928 The Best Man (Short)
The Groom
 1928 Smith's Army Life (Short)
The Colonel
 1928 The Beach Club (Short)
Mr. Kronk
 1927 Smith's Modiste Shop (Short)
Mayor Peter Perkins
 1927 The Girl from Everywhere
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1927/I Fiddlesticks (Short)
Prof. Von Tempo / Junk Dealer
 1927 For Sale, a Bungalow (Short)
2nd Real Estate Broker
 1927 Smith's Cook (Short)
Pete - the Motor Cop
 1927 The Golf Nut (Short)
The Club President
 1927 Love's Languid Lure (Short)
Undetermined Secondary Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1927 Cured in the Excitement (Short)
Hector Strong
 1927 The Pride of Pikeville (Short)
The Train Conductor
 1927 His First Flame
Amos McCarthy
 1927 A One Mama Man (Short)
The Suitor
 1927 Peaches and Plumbers (Short)
Undetermined Secondary Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1927 Should Sleepwalkers Marry? (Short)
George Stevens
 1926 Flirty Four-Flushers (Short)
Bill Brown
 1926 A Blonde's Revenge (Short)
Tim Hayes
 1926 Have Courage (Short)
 1926 The Divorce Dodger (Short)
Asbury Parke
 1926 Masked Mamas (Short)
Jim Denton
 1926 A Prodigal Bridegroom (Short)
Gertie's Father in Flashback
 1926 Smith's Landlord (Short)
The Cop
 1926 Hoboken to Hollywood (Short)
Mr. Pinkney
 1926 Her Actor Friend (Short)
Actor in Play
 1926 Hubby's Quiet Little Game (Short)
Jim Stone - the Jealous Husband
 1926 A Sea Dog's Tale (Short)
Jo Jo
 1926 Soldier Man (Short)
The Prime Minister
 1926 The Funnymooners (Short)
Sheriff Joel Springboard
 1926 Saturday Afternoon (Short)
Steve Smith
 1926 Whispering Whiskers (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1925 There He Goes (Short)
Jerry the Bull
 1925 Isn't Love Cuckoo? (Short)
Auto Agency Manager
 1925 Take Your Time (Short)
Police Sgt. Boyle
 1925 Love and Kisses (Short)
Blinkhorn - Pike's Butler
 1925 Hurry, Doctor! (Short)
Police Officer Bill Trapps
 1925 Lucky Stars (Short)
Hiram Healy
 1925 Super-Hooper-Dyne Lizzies (Short)
Gasoline Customer (scenes deleted)
 1925 Lost & Found (Short)
Mack - Circus Owner
 1925 Plain Clothes (Short)
The Crook
 1925 The Beloved Bozo (Short)
Sheriff Pete Clumb
 1925 Boobs in the Wood (Short)
The Rival - Big Bill Reardon
 1925 His Marriage Wow (Short)
A Pessimist - Prof. Looney McGlumm
 1925 The Plumber (Short)
 1924 Bull and Sand (Short)
Joe Archer
 1924 Feet of Mud (Short)
A Coach
 1924 Love's Sweet Piffle (Short)
Ambrose Van Hoosit - Elsa's Father
 1924 All Night Long (Short)
Sgt. Gale Wyndham - the Rival
 1924 Riders of the Purple Cows (Short)
Mike Maverick
 1924 Little Robinson Corkscrew (Short)
Horace Horlick
 1924 East of the Water Plug (Short)
Jim's Rival - the Villain
 1924 Wall Street Blues (Short)
Mal A. Mute - the Loan Shark's Partner
 1924 Romeo and Juliet (Short)
Billy Durham
 1924 The Lion and the Souse (Short)
Mr. Niblick Van Hoosit
 1924 Black Oxfords (Short)
Sandy Haig
 1924 The Hollywood Kid (Short)
Claude Climax - Director
 1924 The Half-Back of Notre Dame (Short)
Football Opponent
 1924 Picking Peaches (Short)
The Store Manager
 1923 The Extra Girl
Aaron Applejohn
 1923 Soul of the Beast
The Boob
 1923 The Shriek of Araby
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1922 Golf (Short)
The suitor
 1922 Special Delivery (Short)
 1922 The Barnstormers (Short)
 1921 Up and at 'em (Short)
 1921 Hail the Woman
Joe Hurd
 1920 Don't Change Your Mrs. (Short)
 1920/II Hot Dogs (Short)
 1920 In Hock (Short)
 1920 J-U-N-K (Short)
The junk dealer
 1920 Mystic Mush (Short)
 1920 Naughty Nurses (Short)
 1920 The Bill Poster (Short)
 1920 The Dentist (Short)
 1920 The Gum Riot (Short)
 1920 The Messenger (Short)
 1920 The Nickel Snatcher (Short)
 1920 Up in the Air (Short)
 1920 Way Out West (Short)
 1920 When Spirits Move (Short)
 1920 A Harem Hero (Short)
Oriental Potentate
 1920 An Eye for Figures (Short)
An Artist
 1920 Hopping Bells (Short)
 1920/II The Paper Hanger (Short)
 1920 A Knockout (Short)
 1920 Roaming Romeo (Short)
 1920 Broken Bubbles (Short)
 1919 An Auto Nut (Short)
The Lawyer's Clerk alias the Doctor (uncredited)
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Vernan Dent


5' 9" (1.75 m)


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He died from coronary thrombosis brought on by complications from diabetes. He was interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Hollywood Hills (Los Angeles, CA). See more »

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