Bill Elliott (III) (1904–1965)

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Born Gordon Nance in 1904 on a farm in Pattonsburg, Missouri -- a small town about 60 miles northeast of Kansas City -- the future "Wild Bill Elliott" grew up around horses. His father was a commissioner at the Kansas City Stockyards. and at age 16 Elliott won a first-place ribbon in that city's annual "American Royal Horse and Livestock Show." ... See full bio »

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 1957 Footsteps in the Night
Lt. Andy Doyle
 1957 Chain of Evidence
Lt. Andy Doyle
 1956 Calling Homicide
Det. Lt. Andy Doyle
 1955 Sudden Danger
Det. Lt. Andy Doyle
 1955 Dial Red O
Detective Lt. Andy Flynn
 1954 The Forty-Niners
Marshal Sam Nelson (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1954 Bitter Creek
Clay Tyndall (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1953 Vigilante Terror
Tack Hamlin (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1953 Topeka
Jim Levering (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1953 Rebel City
Frank Graham (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1953 The Homesteaders
Mace Corbin (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1952 The Maverick
Lt. Pete Devlin (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1952 Fargo
Bill Martin (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1952 Kansas Territory
Joe Daniels (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1952 Waco
Matt Boone (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1951 The Longhorn
Jim Kirk (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1950 The Marshall of Trail City (TV Movie)
Wild Bill Elliott (as 'Wild' Bill Elliott)
 1950 The Showdown
Shadrach Jones (as William Elliott)
 1950 The Savage Horde
John Baker - aka Ringo (as William Elliott)
 1949 Hellfire
Zeb Smith (as William Elliott)
 1949 The Last Bandit
Frank Norris / Frank Plummer (as William Elliott)
 1948 The Gallant Legion
Gary Conway (as William Elliott)
 1948 Old Los Angeles
Bill Stockton (as William Elliott)
 1947 The Fabulous Texan
Jim McWade (as William Elliott)
 1947 Wyoming
Charles Alderson (as William Elliott)
 1946 Plainsman and the Lady
Sam Colton (as William Elliott)
 1946 Conquest of Cheyenne
Red Ryder (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1946 In Old Sacramento
Johnny Barrett / Spanish Jack (as William Elliott)
 1946 Sun Valley Cyclone
Red Ryder (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1946 Sheriff of Redwood Valley
Red Ryder (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1946 California Gold Rush
Red Ryder (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1945 Wagon Wheels Westward
Red Ryder (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1945 Colorado Pioneers
Red Ryder (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1945 Marshal of Laredo
Marshal Red Ryder (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1945 Phantom of the Plains
Red Ryder (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1945 Bells of Rosarita
Wild Bill Elliott (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1945 Lone Texas Ranger
Ranger Red Ryder (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1945 Great Stagecoach Robbery
Red Ryder (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1944 Sheriff of Las Vegas
Red Ryder (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1944 Vigilantes of Dodge City
Red Ryder (as 'Wild' Bill Elliot)
 1944 Cheyenne Wildcat
Red Ryder (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1944 The San Antonio Kid
Red Ryder (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1944 Marshal of Reno
Red Ryder (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1944 Tucson Raiders
Red Ryder (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1944 Hidden Valley Outlaws
Bill Elliott (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1944 Mojave Firebrand
Wild Bill Elliott (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1943 Death Valley Manhunt
Marshal Wild Bill Elliott (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1943 Overland Mail Robbery
Wild Bill Elliott (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1943 Wagon Tracks West
Bill Elliott (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1943 Bordertown Gun Fighters
Wild Bill Elliott (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1943 The Man from Thunder River
Wild Bill Elliott (as Wild Bill Elliott)
 1943 Calling Wild Bill Elliott
Wild Bill Elliott
 1942 The Valley of Vanishing Men
Wild Bill Tolliver
 1942 Vengeance of the West
Joaquin Murietta - aka The Black Shadow
 1942 Prairie Gunsmoke
Wild Bill Hickok
 1942 The Devil's Trail
Wild Bill Hickok
 1942 North of the Rockies
Sgt. Wild Bill Cameron
 1942 Bullets for Bandits
Wild Bill Hickok / Prince Katey
 1942 The Lone Star Vigilantes
Wild Bill Hickok
 1941 Roaring Frontiers
Wild Bill Hickok
 1941 King of Dodge City
Wild Bill Hickok
 1941 The Son of Davy Crockett
Dave Crockett
 1941 Hands Across the Rockies
Wild Bill Hickok
 1941 The Return of Daniel Boone
Wild Bill Boone
 1941 North from the Lone Star
Wild Bill Hickok
 1941 Across the Sierras
Wild Bill Hickok
 1940 The Wildcat of Tucson
Wild Bill Hickok
 1940 Beyond the Sacramento
Wild Bill Hickok
 1940 Prairie Schooners
Wild Bill Hickok
 1940 The Return of Wild Bill
Wild Bill Saunders
 1940 The Man from Tumbleweeds
Wild Bill Saunders
 1940 Pioneers of the Frontier
Wild Bill Saunders
 1939 Taming of the West
Wild Bill Saunders
 1939 Overland with Kit Carson
Kit Carson
 1939 The Law Comes to Texas
John Haynes
 1939 Lone Star Pioneers
Marshal Pat Barrett / Bob Cantrell
 1939 Frontiers of '49
Major John Freeman
 1938 In Early Arizona
Whit Gordon
 1938 Letter of Introduction
Backgammon Man (uncredited)
 1938 The Great Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok
Wild Bill Hickok (as Gordon Elliott)
 1938 The Devil's Party
James Brewster (uncredited)
 1938 The Lady in the Morgue
Chauncey Courtland (as Gordon Elliott)
 1938 Tarzan's Revenge
Riverboat Captain (uncredited)
 1937 Boy of the Streets
Dr. Allan (as Gordon Elliott)
 1937 Love Takes Flight
Bill Parker (as Gordon Elliott)
 1937 Roll Along, Cowboy
Odie Fenton (as Gordon Elliott)
 1937 Boots and Saddles
Jim Neale (as Gordon Elliott)
 1937 Wife, Doctor and Nurse
Bruce Thomas (as Gordon Elliott)
 1937 You Can't Have Everything
Lulu's Bathing Companion (uncredited)
 1937 San Quentin
Joe Maloney (uncredited)
 1937 Michael O'Halloran
Little Lord Fauntleroy (uncredited)
 1937 Speed to Spare
Steve Fellows (as Gordon Elliott)
 1937 Melody for Two
Walter Wilson (as Gordon Elliott)
 1937 Swing It Professor
Randall (as Gordon Elliott)
 1937 Midnight Court
City Attorney Seabrook (as Gordon Elliott)
 1937 Guns of the Pecos
Wellman (as Gordon Elliott)
 1936 King of Hockey
2nd Radio Announcer (uncredited)
 1936 Fugitive in the Sky
Ramon Duval (as Gordon Elliott)
 1936 Polo Joe
Don Trumbeau (as Gordon Elliott)
 1936 The Case of the Black Cat
Sam Laxter (as Gordon Elliott)
 1936 Down the Stretch
Robert Bates (as Gordon Elliott)
 1936 Trailin' West
Jefferson Duane (as Gordon Elliott)
 1936 China Clipper
Pilot (uncredited)
 1936 The Case of the Velvet Claws
Carl Griffin (as Gordon Elliott)
 1936 Public Enemy's Wife
Reporter (uncredited)
 1936/I The Big Noise
Sharp - Board of Directors Member (uncredited)
 1936 Murder by an Aristocrat
Dave Thatcher (as Gordon Elliott)
 1936 Bullets or Ballots
Hunter - Bank Worker (uncredited)
 1936 The Golden Arrow
Reporter (uncredited)
 1936 Romance in the Air (Short)
Announcer (as Gordon Eliott)
 1936 The Singing Kid
Announcer (scenes deleted, as Gordon Elliott)
 1936 The Walking Dead
First American Radio Announcer (uncredited)
 1936 The Story of Louis Pasteur
Reporter (uncredited)
 1936 Ceiling Zero
Transportation Agent (as Gordon Elliott)
 1936 The Murder of Dr. Harrigan
Kenneth Martin (as Gordon Elliott)
 1936 Two Against the World
News Commentator (uncredited)
 1935 Dangerous
Charles - Male Lead in Play (uncredited)
 1935 Man of Iron
Charlie Fagan (as Gordon Elliott)
 1935 Broadway Hostess
Playboy in 'Playboy of Paree' Number (uncredited)
 1935 Stars Over Broadway
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1935 I Found Stella Parish
Reporter (uncredited)
 1935 Moonlight on the Prairie
Jeff Holt (as Gordon Elliott)
 1935 The Payoff
Maxine's Casino Escort (uncredited)
 1935 Personal Maid's Secret
Warren Sherrill (as Gordon Elliott)
 1935 Dr. Socrates
Tom Collins - Greer's Associate (uncredited)
 1935 I Live for Love
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1935 The Goose and the Gander
Teddy (as Gordon Elliott)
 1935 Page Miss Glory
Reporter (uncredited)
 1935 Romance of the West (Short) (as Gordon Elliott)
 1935 Bright Lights
Backstage Actor (uncredited)
 1935 Broadway Gondolier
Reporter (uncredited)
 1935 Front Page Woman
Pale Reporter (uncredited)
 1935 Going Highbrow
Post Reporter (uncredited)
 1935 Alibi Ike
Fan in the Stands (uncredited)
 1935 The Girl from 10th Avenue
James (as Gordon Elliott)
 1935 Go Into Your Dance
Jackson's Secretary / Dorothy's Dance Partner (uncredited)
 1935 Reckless
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1935 'G' Men
Bootlegger Who Gives Eddie the Bottle Outside the Club. (uncredited)
 1935 Traveling Saleslady
Freddie (as Gordon Elliott)
 1935 Gold Diggers of 1935
Martin - the Clerk (uncredited)
 1935 Living on Velvet
Husband Kissing Wife (uncredited)
 1935 While the Patient Slept
Bank Teller (uncredited)
 1935 A Night at the Ritz
Vincent's Assistant (uncredited)
 1935 The Woman in Red
Stuart Wyatt (as Gordon Elliott)
 1935 Devil Dogs of the Air
Instructor (uncredited)
 1935 The Right to Live
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
 1934 The Secret Bride
Governor's Secretary (uncredited)
 1934 Murder in the Clouds
Lt. Saunders (uncredited)
 1934 I Am a Thief
Auctioneer's Assistant (uncredited)
 1934 The Firebird
Gigolo (uncredited)
 1934 6 Day Bike Rider
Race Reporter in Box (uncredited)
 1934 A Lost Lady
Polo Match Spectator (uncredited)
 1934 The Case of the Howling Dog
Reporter in Courtroom (uncredited)
 1934 Desirable
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1934 Housewife
Clerk (uncredited)
 1934 Good Morning, Eve! (Short)
Sir Lancelot (uncredited)
 1934 Friends of Mr. Sweeney
Young Man (scenes deleted)
 1934 Here Comes the Navy
USS Arizona Officer (uncredited)
 1934 Midnight Alibi
Birthday Party Guest (uncredited)
 1934 Dr. Monica
Rutherford - a Horseback Rider (uncredited)
 1934 The Merry Frinks
Dancer (uncredited)
 1934 Hollywood Party
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1934 Smarty
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
 1934 Twenty Million Sweethearts
3rd Man in Brass Rail (uncredited)
 1934 Upperworld
Photographer (uncredited)
 1934 Merry Wives of Reno
Train Passenger (uncredited)
 1934 Registered Nurse
Male Nurse (as Gordon Elliott)
 1934 A Modern Hero
Bridge Player (uncredited)
 1934 Success at Any Price
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1934 Wonder Bar
Norman - Man Flirting with Pansy (uncredited)
 1933 Dancing Lady
Cafe Patron (uncredited)
 1933 Only Yesterday
New Year's Eve Reveler (uncredited)
 1933 My Weakness
Spectator (uncredited)
 1933 Stage Mother
Audience Member / Dexter's Party Guest (uncredited)
 1933 My Lips Betray
Auto Showroom Spectator (uncredited)
 1933 Brief Moment
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
 1933 The Masquerader
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1933 Handlebars (Short)
Bicyclist (uncredited)
 1933 Her Bodyguard
Dance Extra (uncredited)
 1933 Midnight Mary
Club Imperial Patron (uncredited)
 1933 Private Detective 62
Man at Roulette Table (uncredited)
 1933 Cocktail Hour
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1933 Gold Diggers of 1933
Night Club Patron (uncredited)
 1933 Made on Broadway
Night Club Patron (uncredited)
 1933 The Little Giant
Guest at Polly's Party (uncredited)
 1933 Taxi Barons (Short)
Ship Boarding Officer (uncredited)
 1933 The Keyhole
Partygoer (uncredited)
 1933 From Hell to Heaven
Railbird (uncredited)
 1933 Luxury Liner
Man on Phone (uncredited)
 1932 The Mummy
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1932 Silver Dollar
Election Party Guest (uncredited)
 1932 Night After Night
Escort (uncredited)
 1932 Hat Check Girl
A Party Guest (uncredited)
 1932 Two Against the World
Guest at Victor's Party (uncredited)
 1932 Crooner
Nightclub Dance Patron (uncredited)
 1932 A Successful Calamity
Polo Player (uncredited)
 1932 Jewel Robbery
Policeman Following Blonde (uncredited)
 1932 Bachelor's Affairs
Ship's Passenger / Dance Extra (uncredited)
 1932 Merrily We Go to Hell
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1932 Week-End Marriage
Birthday Party Guest (uncredited)
 1932 The Rich Are Always with Us
Gambler (uncredited)
 1932 -But the Flesh Is Weak
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1932 Scarface
Man Outside Theatre (uncredited)
 1932 One Hour with You
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1932 Vanity Fair
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1932 Lady with a Past
Alex Brown (uncredited)
 1932 The Final Edition
Reporter (uncredited)
 1932 The Greeks Had a Word for Them
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
 1932 Dance Team
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
 1932 Two Kinds of Women
Nightclub Dance Extra (uncredited)
 1932 Forbidden
Reporter (uncredited)
 1931 Delicious
Larry's Friend (uncredited)
 1931 Peach O'Reno
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
 1931 Good Sport
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1931 Working Girls
Dance Extra / Lobby Extra (uncredited)
 1931 West of Broadway
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
 1931 Blonde Crazy
Nightclub Patron under Title Credits (uncredited)
 1931 What a Bozo! (Short)
Diner (uncredited)
 1931 Convicted
Shipboard Passenger (uncredited)
 1931 Consolation Marriage
Dog Show Attendee (uncredited)
 1931 Expensive Women
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1931 Platinum Blonde
Ann's Beau - the Round-the-World Flyer (uncredited)
 1931 Left Over Ladies
Escort (uncredited)
 1931 The Road to Reno
Party Boy (uncredited)
 1931 Palmy Days
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1931 Smart Woman
Reporter on Ship (uncredited)
 1931 Traveling Husbands
Hotel Dining Room Guest (uncredited)
 1931/II The Woman Between
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1931 Broadminded
Hotel Guest on Veranda (uncredited)
 1931 The Public Defender
Country Club Guest (uncredited)
 1931 The Magnificent Lie
Cafe Customer (uncredited)
 1931 Sweepstakes
Night Club Patron (uncredited)
 1931 Five and Ten
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
 1931 Let's Do Things (Short)
Music Store Customer (uncredited)
 1931 Party Husband
Wedding Party Guest (uncredited)
 1931 Born to Love
Dancing Doughboy (uncredited)
 1931 City Streets
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
 1931 God's Gift to Women
Night Club Patron (uncredited)
 1931 Once a Sinner
Dance Extra (uncredited)
 1930 Reaching for the Moon
Ship's Party Guest (uncredited)
 1930 Going Wild
Physical Exam Onlooker (uncredited)
 1930 Part Time Wife
Golfer (uncredited)
 1930 Sunny
One of Tom's War Buddies (uncredited)
 1930 The Truth About Youth
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
 1930 East Is West (uncredited)
 1930 Brothers
Party Guest / Wedding Guest (uncredited)
 1930 Big Boy
Race Fan Wearing Straw Hat (uncredited)
 1930 What Men Want
Party Boy (uncredited)
 1930 Fast Work (Short)
Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
 1930 She Who Gets Slapped (Short)
Poker Player (uncredited)
 1930 Born Reckless
Customer at Beretti's (uncredited)
 1930 The Cuckoos
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1930 The Return of Dr. Fu Manchu
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
 1930 A Notorious Affair
Sir Thomas' Party Guest (uncredited)
 1930 Double Cross Roads
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1930 The Girl Said No
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
 1930 Lord Byron of Broadway
Party-Goer (uncredited)
 1930 She Couldn't Say No
Gangster (as Gordon Elliott)
 1929 Broadway Scandals
George Halloway (as Gordon Elliott)
 1929 Night Parade
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1929 The Great Divide
Ruth's Friend (uncredited)
 1928 Restless Youth
George Baxter (as Gordon Elliott)
 1928 Madame DuBarry (Short) (as Gordon Elliott)
 1928/I The Boy Friend (Short)
Gordon Elliott (as Gordon Elliott)
 1928 Passion Song
Keith Brooke (as Gordon Elliott)
 1928 Beyond London Lights
Colin Drummond (as Gordon Elliott)
 1927 Her Wild Oat
Hotel Guest (uncredited)
 1927 The Private Life of Helen of Troy
Telemachus (as Gordon Elliott)
 1927 The Arizona Wildcat
Roy Schyler (as Gordon Elliott)
 1927 The Drop Kick
Aggressive Student at Dance (uncredited)
 1927 On Ze Boulevard
Diner at Race Track (uncredited)
 1927 Children of Divorce
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1926 Napoleon, Jr. (Short)
Flora's Father (as Gordon Elliott)
 1926 The Shamrock Handicap
Well-Wishing Villager (uncredited)
 1925 Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
Chariot Race Spectator (uncredited)
 1925 The Plastic Age
Athlete (uncredited)
Show Show Self (3 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (5 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Wind Mills", Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena, CA. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Gordon Eliott | 'Wild' Bill Elliot | 'Wild' Bill Elliott | Gordon Elliott | Wild Bill Elliott | William 'Wild Bill' Elliott | William Elliott


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He did advertisements for Viceroy cigarettes. He died of lung cancer in 1965. He was only 61 years old. See more »


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