Phil Dunham (I) (1885–1972)

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Phil Dunham was born on April 23, 1885 in London, England as Philip Gray Dunham. He was an actor and writer, known for Cavalcade of the West (1936), Stormy Trails (1936) and Life Goes On (1938). He died on September 5, 1972 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Cavalcade of the West Reporter from St. Joseph
Stormy Trails Writer
Life Goes On Writer
I'll Name the Murderer Ed - Newspaper Editor


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 1953 Easy to Love
Desk Clerk (uncredited)
 1952 The Bad and the Beautiful
Pawnbroker (uncredited)
 1952 Singin' in the Rain
Audience Member (uncredited)
 1951 The Man with a Cloak
Quartet Member (uncredited)
 1951 Three Guys Named Mike
Convair Passenger (uncredited)
 1950 Dial 1119
Druggist (uncredited)
 1950 Annie Get Your Gun
Cynical Man (uncredited)
 1949 Act of Violence
Convention Party Drunk (uncredited)
 1948 Homecoming
Elevator Operator (uncredited)
 1948 The Bride Goes Wild
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
 1948 The Judge Steps Out
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1947 High Wall
Patient (uncredited)
 1947 The Unfinished Dance
Night Watchman (uncredited)
 1947 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Composing Room Foreman (uncredited)
 1947 The Hucksters
Man in Elevator (uncredited)
 1947 High Barbaree
Vendor (uncredited)
 1947 It Happened in Brooklyn
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1947 California
Barber (uncredited)
 1946 Criminal Court
Councilman Hankinson (uncredited)
 1946 Undercurrent
Elevator Operator (uncredited)
 1946 A Tale of Two Cafes (Short)
Meek Man (uncredited)
 1946 Two Smart People
Drunk (uncredited)
 1946 The Hoodlum Saint
Reporter (uncredited)
 1946 Swing, Cowboy, Swing
Fargo Agent
 1945 Duffy's Tavern
Customer (uncredited)
 1945 Mama Loves Papa
Assistant at Ceremony (uncredited)
 1945 Sudan
Man (uncredited)
 1944 Firebrands of Arizona
Bank Teller (uncredited)
 1944 Barbary Coast Gent
Train Ticket Seller (uncredited)
 1943 Hi Ya, Sailor
Old Man (uncredited)
 1943 Swing Shift Maisie
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1942 Thundering Hoofs
Clem - Telegrapher (uncredited)
 1942 Framing Father (Short)
 1942 Riding the Wind
Storekeeper Jim (uncredited)
 1942 Code of the Outlaw
 1940 West of Pinto Basin
Summers - Bank Cashier
 1939 Westbound Stage
Jefferson Wells - Attorney
 1939 $1000 a Touchdown
McGlen's Second Son (uncredited)
 1939 Our Leading Citizen
 1939 Bridal Suite
Passenger Asked for Match (uncredited)
 1939 The Rookie Cop
Glove Salesman (uncredited)
 1939 Let Us Live
Nervous Juror (uncredited)
 1939 Fighting Thoroughbreds
Pete, Bar Owner (uncredited)
 1939 Code of the Fearless
Doctor (uncredited)
 1938 Starlight Over Texas
Drummer Thrown Out of Saloon (uncredited)
 1937 The Singing Outlaw
Harris the Bridegroom (uncredited)
 1937 The Mysterious Pilot
Wrecked-Car Driver (uncredited)
 1937 The Girl Said No
Cafe Customer (uncredited)
 1937 Trailing Trouble
 1937 Meet the Boy Friend
Husband (uncredited)
 1937 Bank Alarm
Leon Curtis - Bank Clerk (as Philip Dunham)
 1937 Navy Spy
Dr. Matthews
 1936 Reefer Madness
Juror (uncredited)
 1936 Beware of Ladies
J. Robert Slank
 1936 Fury Below
Cole, Sr.
 1936 Two Minutes to Play
Pericles Panopulous
 1936 Aces Wild
Anson - Editor
 1936 Cavalcade of the West
Reporter from St. Joseph
 1936 Romance Rides the Range
 1936 Idaho Kid
Tumblebug Jones
 1936 A Son Comes Home
Father (uncredited)
 1936 Gun Grit
Henchman Louie
 1936 The Case Against Mrs. Ames
Juryman (uncredited)
 1936 Special Agent K-7
Croupier (uncredited)
 1936 Big Brown Eyes
Barber (uncredited)
 1936 Hair-Trigger Casey
 1936 Ghost Town
Abe Rankin
 1936 I'll Name the Murderer
Ed - Newspaper Editor (uncredited)
 1935 Wild Mustang
Cashier Peterson (uncredited)
 1935 Powdersmoke Range
Barber (uncredited)
 1935 Heir to Trouble
Uriah Potts (uncredited)
 1935 Love Me Forever
Cafe Customer (uncredited)
 1935 The Pecos Kid
Parkins - Land Agent (uncredited)
 1935 I'm a Father (Short)
Mr. Smith
 1934 Bandits and Ballads (Short)
 1934 Jealousy
Jury Man (uncredited)
 1934 Perfectly Mismated (Short)
 1934 My Grandfather's Clock (Short)
Night Club Reveller (uncredited)
 1934 Everything's Ducky (Short)
Party Guest
 1934 Down to Their Last Yacht
Mr. Weems (uncredited)
 1934 Bachelor Bait
Wilson - Graftsman's Assistant (uncredited)
 1934 Cracked Shots (Short)
Landlord (uncredited)
 1934 The Witching Hour
Court Clerk (uncredited)
 1934 Whirlpool
John - Henpecked Husband (uncredited)
 1934 When Do We Eat? (Short)
Troupe Member
 1934 Six of a Kind
Drunk (uncredited)
 1934 Search for Beauty
Heinie - Photographer (uncredited)
 1934 The Lucky Texan
Judge McGill (uncredited)
 1933 Hold Your Temper (Short)
 1933 Saturday's Millions
Old Grad (uncredited)
 1933 Ladies Must Love
Casino Customer (uncredited)
 1933 Flirting in the Park (Short)
Mr. Smith (uncredited)
 1933 The Fighting Parson
George Larkin
 1933 Rainbow Ranch
Wilber Hall - Lawyer (uncredited)
 1933 The Fugitive
Cookie - Shorty (uncredited)
 1932 A Slip at the Switch (Short)
 1932 Jitters the Butler (Short)
Mr. Yeasel
 1932 Union Wages (Short)
 1932 Tom Brown of Culver
Counterman (uncredited)
 1932 Forbidden Company
Drunk (uncredited)
 1931 Scratch-As-Catch-Can (Short)
 1931 Use Your Noodle (Short)
Tramp (uncredited)
 1931 Oklahoma Jim
Storekeeper (uncredited)
 1931 The Nevada Buckaroo
Frenchy the Barber (uncredited)
 1931 One Hundred Dollars (Short)
 1931 The Montana Kid
Barber (uncredited)
 1930 Moonlight and Monkey Business (Short)
Mr. Fair
 1930 Razored in Old Kentucky (Short)
 1930 Montana Moon
Railroad Ticket Clerk (uncredited)
 1928 Racing Mad (Short)
The Car's Inventor
 1927 Nothing Flat (Short)
George's Sweetheart's Father
 1927 It's Me (Short)
 1927 New Wrinkles (Short)
 1927 Seeing Stars (Short)
 1927 Eats for Two (Short)
1st Husband
 1927 Fox Tales (Short)
 1927 Lucky Dog (Short)
The Husband
 1927 Brave Cowards (Short)
The Meek Husband
 1927 Sure Cure (Short)
 1927 The Movie Hound (Short)
 1927 No Cheating (Short)
 1927 Night Owls (Short)
The Gentle American
 1927 Careless Hubby (Short)
The Husband
 1927 Queens Wild (Short)
The Bridegroom
 1927 A Gym Dandy (Short)
 1927 Hold That Bear (Short)
 1927 Jungle Heat (Short)
 1927 Brain Storms (Short)
 1927 First Prize (Short)
 1927 A Perfect Day (Short)
 1927 Hot Lightning (Short)
The Reformer
 1927 Quiet, Please (Short)
 1927 High Sea Blues (Short)
 1926 Mister Chump (Short)
The Groom
 1926 Much Mystery (Short)
 1926 His Off Day (Short)
 1926 Plumb Goofy (Short)
 1926 Pink Elephants (Short)
 1926 Kiss Me Kate (Short)
Phil - the Butler
 1926 The Radio Bug (Short)
 1926 Jolly Tars (Short)
 1926 Who Hit Me? (Short)
 1926 Honest Injun (Short)
 1926 Creeps (Short)
 1926 Going Crazy (Short)
 1926 The Tin Ghost (Short)
 1926 Sky Bound (Short)
 1926 Quick Service (Short)
 1926 Light Housekeeping (Short)
 1926 Live Cowards (Short)
 1925 On Edge (Short)
 1925 Scrambled Eggs (Short)
Phil Shill
 1925 Fair Warning (Short)
 1925 Who's Which? (Short)
 1925 Pleasure Bound (Short)
 1925 Hot and Heavy (Short)
 1925 Wide Awake (Short)
 1924 Cut Loose (Short)
 1924 Omar Khayham (Short)
Omar Khayham
 1924 Anthony and Cleopatra (Short)
 1923 The Dangerous Maid
Pvt. Stich
 1923 Robin Hood, Jr.
High Sheriff of Nottingham (as Phillip Dunham)
 1922 Alias Julius Caesar
Billy's Valet (as Phillip Dunham)
 1922 The Deuce of Spades
Edwin Dobbs (as Phillip Dunham)
 1922 The Barnstormer
Stage Carpenter (as Phillip Dunham)
 1921 Two Minutes to Go
Professor of Spanish (as Phillip Dunham)
 1921 A Game Lady (Short)
2nd Game Hunter
 1920 The Punch of the Irish (Short)
2nd Suitor
 1920 A Convict's Happy Bride (Short)
 1920 The Kick in High Life (Short)
 1920 Brownie, the Peacemaker (Short)
 1920 Good Night, Nurse (Short)
 1920 The Bull Thrower (Short)
 1920 All for the Dough Bag (Short)
 1919 Oh! You East Lynn! (Short)
Lynn - The Actor
 1919 Brownie's Doggone Tricks (Short)
The Husband
 1919 Back to the Kitchen (Short)
The Cook's 1st Suitor
 1919 Nellie's Naughty Boarder (Short)
 1919 All Jazzed Up (Short)
Wilbur the Waiter
 1919 In Bad All Around (Short)
 1918 The Cabbage Queen (Short)
 1918 The Romance of Tarzan
 1918 Playthings
Jerry Thompson
 1917 The Joy Riders (Short)
Speed Demon
 1917 Even as Him and Her (Short)
Jeremiah Spifflegoofer
 1917 Counting Out the Count (Short)
 1917 The Little Fat Rascal (Short)
Phil Simpleton
 1917 Blackboards and Blackmail (Short)
Mishap - the Cook
 1917 Chicken Chased and Henpecked (Short)
Mr. Henpeck
 1917 Dry Goods and Damp Deeds (Short)
The Wayfarer
 1917 Good Little Bad Boy (Short)
The Black Sheep
 1917 Tom's Tramping Troupe (Short)
The Boarding House Lady's Hen-Pecked Husband
 1917 Love and Blazes (Short)
The Fire Chief
 1917 Nabbing a Noble (Short)
Count Notta Jit
 1917 Defective Detectives (Short)
The Head Detective's Pupil
 1917 Summer Boarders (Short)
Phil - the Paper Hanger
 1917 After the Balled-Up Ball (Short)
The Ball Guest
 1917 Faking Fakirs (Short)
 1917 A Limburger Cyclone (Short)
The Waiter
 1917 On the Trail of the Lonesome Pill (Short)
The Janitor
 1916 Phil's Busy Day (Short)
 1916 Shooting His 'Art Out (Short)
The Janitor
 1916 Eat and Grow Hungry (Short)
The Husband
 1916 Alice in Society (Short)
The Butler
 1916 Tillie's Terrible Tumbles (Short)
 1916 Lizzie's Lingering Love (Short)
The Opium Fiend
 1916 Spring Fever (Short)
The Poet's Rival
 1916 Pirates of the Air (Short)
The Waiter
 1916 Gaby's Gasoline Glide (Short)
 1916 The Bankruptcy of Boggs and Schultz (Short)
The Janitor
 1916 Dad's Dollars and Dirty Doings (Short)
The Vulture
 1916 Flirtation a la Carte (Short)
Phil - the Husband
 1915 The Actress and the Cheese Hound (Short)
Blight - the Press Agent (as Phillip Dunham)
 1915 Willie Whipple's Dream (Short)
Mr. Fossil
 1915 The Tale of a Hat (Short)
Mr. Fossell - a Jealous Husband (as Phillip Dunham)
 1915 Desperate Dud, the Plumber (Short)
Fearsome Philander - the Painter (as Phillip Dunham)
 1915 Flirtatious Lizzie (Short)
Dauntless Dan
 1915 Two of a Kind (Short)
Dr. Maurice Fitzhubbins
 1914 The Village Postmaster (Short)
Tobias Brady - Lyman's Rival
 1914/III Like Father, Like Son (Short)
The Father
 1914 His Night Out (Short)
The Minister
 1914 The Hoodoo (Short)
Phil - the Husband
 1914 The Countless Count (Short)
The Count
 1914 Jane's Lovers (Short)
John - 1st Rival
 1914 For the Hand of Jane (Short)
1st Rival
 1914 The Third Party (Short)
Phil - the Third Party
 1914 The Wooing of Bessie Bumpkin (Short)
 1914 The Den of Thieves (Short)
 1914 'Cross the Mexican Line (Short)
 1914 Love's Western Flight (Short)
 1914 Passing of the Beast (Short)
 1914 The Man Within (Short)
 1914/I The Quack (Short)
 1914 Women and Roses (Short)
 1914 The Skeleton (Short)
 1914 A Gypsy Romance (Short)
 1914 Cupid Incognito (Short)
 1914 The Mountaineer (Short)
The Artist
 1914 Heart of the Hills (Short)
Dave's Brother
 1914 The Voice of the Viola (Short)
 1914/I Regeneration (Short)
 1914 The Greater Devotion (Short)
 1914 The Countess Betty's Mine (Short)
 1914/I The Intruder (Short)
 1913 A Hopi Legend (Short)
 1913 The Lightning Bolt (Short)
 1913/I Retribution (Short)
 1913 In the Cycle of Life (Short)
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Alternate Names:

Philip Dunham | Phillip Dunham

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British-born, Cambridge educated, silent screen actor and writer with previous vaudeville and repertory experience. Appeared in silent comedy shorts for Universal, Kalem, Pathe, and Fox. At Educational, starred in his own series of 'Cameo Comedies'. From the mid-30's, reduced to playing bit parts in feature films.

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