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John Elliott (I) (1876–1956)

John Hugh Elliott was born July 5th 1876 to Sarah E. Norris (07/04/1845-02/21/1897) and Jehue S. Elliott (9/21/1845-8/18/1916) in Keosauqua. He had three sisters, Elizabeth (3/7/1869-01/18/1916), Fanny (10/31/1871-02/24/1897), and Nina (03/15/1887-05/26/1958). In Febuary 1897, Typhoid Fever hit the Elliott family. John, his mother, and sister ... See full bio »

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Known For

Kid Courageous High-Hat Clickett
Million Dollar Mystery Stanley Hargreaves / Inspector Jedson
Only the Brave Gen. Robert E. Lee
Law of the Saddle Dan Kirby


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 1956 Perils of the Wilderness
Homer Lynch
 1952 The Marrying Kind
Minister (uncredited)
 1950 Atom Man vs. Superman
Council Member (stock footage) [Ch. 7] (uncredited)
 1950 The Arizona Cowboy
Ace Allen
 1949 Homicide
Doctor (uncredited)
 1949 Flaxy Martin
Judge Edward R. McVey (uncredited)
 1948 Smoky Mountain Melody
 1948 The Countess of Monte Cristo
Innkeeper (uncredited)
 1948 The Babe Ruth Story
Conductor (scenes deleted)
 1948 I Wouldn't Be in Your Shoes
Mr. Lake - Tom's Lawyer (as John H. Elliott)
 1948 Smart Woman
Harker (uncredited)
 1948 Letter from an Unknown Woman
Flower Vendor (uncredited)
 1948 Angels' Alley
Magistrate E.J. Saunders (as John H. Elliott)
 1947 The Lady from Shanghai
Court Clerk (uncredited)
 1947 Heading for Heaven
William W. Hunter
 1947 News Hounds
Judge (as John H. Elliott)
 1947 The Pretender
Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
 1947 Cry Wolf
Clergyman (voice, uncredited)
 1947 The Woman on the Beach
Old Workman (uncredited)
 1947 Millie's Daughter
Butler (uncredited)
 1947 Shoot to Kill
Judge (uncredited)
 1947 Law of the Lash
Dad Hilton
 1947 The Unfaithful
Judge Edward R. McVey (uncredited)
 1947 Lighthouse
Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
 1946 The Devil's Mask
John the Butler (uncredited)
 1946 The Dark Corner
Laundry Proprietor (uncredited)
 1946 Badman's Territory
Brother Hooker (uncredited)
 1946 Moon Over Montana
Judge (uncredited)
 1946 Deadline at Dawn
Sleepy Man (uncredited)
 1946 Frontier Gunlaw
Pop Evans
 1946 One Way to Love
Butler (uncredited)
 1945 Allotment Wives
Police Doctor
 1945 Jungle Raiders
Dr. Horace Moore (uncredited)
 1945 Hollywood and Vine
Judge (uncredited)
 1945 The Monster and the Ape
Professor Marsden (uncredited)
 1945 Escape in the Fog
Thomas - the Butler (uncredited)
 1945 Brenda Starr, Reporter
Watchman (uncredited)
 1945 Eadie Was a Lady
Butler (uncredited)
 1945 The Great Flamarion
Theatrical Agent (uncredited)
 1944 Experiment Perilous
Phone Operator (uncredited)
 1944 Dead Man's Eyes
Travers the Butler (uncredited)
 1944 Bowery to Broadway
Reformer (uncredited)
 1944 Wild Horse Phantom
Prison Warden
 1944 Heavenly Days
An Average Citizen (uncredited)
 1944 Mr. Winkle Goes to War
Walker (uncredited)
 1944 Marine Raiders
Admiral (uncredited)
 1944 Fuzzy Settles Down
John Martin (Newspaper Editor)
 1944 Home in Indiana
Man Seated Left of J.T. in Bar (uncredited)
 1944 Spook Town
Settler (uncredited)
 1944 Valley of Vengeance
Dan Stewart (uncredited)
 1944 The Heavenly Body
Prof. Collier (uncredited)
 1944 Oklahoma Raiders
Judge Clem Masters
 1944 Charlie Chan in the Secret Service
George Melton (uncredited)
 1944 Marshal of Gunsmoke
Judge Brown (uncredited)
 1943 Calling Dr. Death
 1943 Jive Junction
Mr. Berger (uncredited)
 1943 My Kingdom for a Cook
Janitor (uncredited)
 1943 You're a Lucky Fellow, Mr. Smith
Lawyer (uncredited)
 1943 Corvette K-225
Merchant Captain (uncredited)
 1943 Adventures of the Flying Cadets
The General [Ch. 13] (uncredited)
 1943 Cattle Stampede
Dr. George Arnold
 1943 Isle of Forgotten Sins
Officer in Boat (uncredited)
 1943 Fighting Valley
Frank Burke
 1943 First Comes Courage
Norwegian Patient (uncredited)
 1943 Law of the Saddle
Dan Kirby
 1943 Wolves of the Range
Doctor Lewis (uncredited)
 1943 Death Rides the Plains
James Marshall
 1943 Raiders of San Joaquin
R.R. Vice President Morgan
 1943 Sagebrush Law
Cole Winters (as John H. Elliott)
 1943 Tenting Tonight on the Old Camp Ground
Inspector Talbot
 1943 You Can't Beat the Law
Guard (uncredited)
 1943 Two Fisted Justice
Uncle Will Hodgins
 1942 Red River Robin Hood
Mr. Brady (uncredited)
 1942 Pirates of the Prairie
John Spencer (as John H. Elliott)
 1942 That Other Woman
Empire House Boarder (uncredited)
 1942 Overland Stagecoach
Jeff Clark
 1942 Border Roundup
Jeff Sloane
 1942 The Secret Code
Prof. Clyde [Chs.1,4]
 1942 The Magnificent Ambersons
Guest (uncredited)
 1942 Come on Danger
 1942 Perils of the Royal Mounted
Factor J. L. Blake
 1942 The Mad Monster
Professor Hatfield
 1942 The Spoilers
Engineer Kelly (uncredited)
 1942 Rolling Down the Great Divide
Lem Bartlett
 1942 Land of the Open Range
George 'Dad' Cook
 1942 Rock River Renegades
Dick Ross
 1942 Raiders of the West
Joseph Rand (uncredited)
 1942 Captain Midnight
Police Chief [Chs. 11, 15] (uncredited)
 1941 Law of the Timber
Sheriff (uncredited)
 1941 Billy the Kid's Round-Up
Editor Dan Webster (as John Webster)
 1941 Riot Squad
Desk Sergeant (uncredited)
 1941 Marry the Boss's Daughter
Cynical Passerby (uncredited)
 1941 Underground Rustlers
Gold Broker (uncredited)
 1941 The Men in Her Life
Andrew, Gibson's Butler (uncredited)
 1941 The Apache Kid
Judge John Taylor
 1941 Gentleman from Dixie
 1941 Saddle Mountain Roundup
'Magpie' Harper
 1941 Private Nurse
Clerk (uncredited)
 1941 The Texas Marshal
John Gorham
 1941 Billy the Kid in Santa Fe
Red Gap Judge (uncredited)
 1941 Tumbledown Ranch in Arizona
Judge Jones
 1941 Golden Hoofs
Race Announcer (uncredited)
 1941 The Kid's Last Ride
 1941 Ride, Kelly, Ride
Doctor (uncredited)
 1940 Lone Star Raiders
Dad Cameron
 1940 The Green Archer (TV Series)
Brewster (uncredited)
 1940 Young Bill Hickok
Army Doctor (uncredited)
 1940 The Great Profile
Pop - Stage Doorman (uncredited)
 1940 The Tulsa Kid
Judge Perkins
 1940 Gun Code
Parson A. Hammond
 1940 Lightning Strikes West
Dr. Jenkins
 1940 Covered Wagon Trails
Beaumont - Rancher
 1940 Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe
Scientist (uncredited)
 1940 Phantom Rancher
Dad Markham
 1940 Young as You Feel
Ambulance doctor (as John H. Elliott)
 1940 The Man Who Wouldn't Talk
Juror (uncredited)
 1939 Thou Shalt Not Kill
Prison Guard (uncredited)
 1939 Old Hickory (Short)
Elderly Jackson Supporter (uncredited)
 1939 Death Rides the Range
Hiram Crabtree
 1939 The Invisible Killer
Gambler (uncredited)
 1939 Trigger Fingers
Jim Bolton (as John Elliot)
 1939 The Fighting Renegade
Prospector (as John Elliot)
 1939 Charlie Chan at Treasure Island
Doctor - Backstage (uncredited)
 1939 Port of Hate
 1939 New Frontier
Townsman (uncredited)
 1939 Mesquite Buckaroo
Tavern Owner Hawk
 1939 Sales Slips (Short)
 1939 The Story of Alexander Graham Bell
Banker at Demo (uncredited)
 1939 Mystery Plane
Army Colonel
 1939 Jesse James
Judge Mathews
 1938 Kentucky
Cal (uncredited)
 1938 Santa Fe Stampede
Townsman (uncredited)
 1938 Hold That Co-ed
Legislator (uncredited)
 1938/II Keep Smiling
Spence (uncredited)
 1938 Prison Break
Parole Board Member (uncredited)
 1938 Songs and Saddles
Sheriff John Lawton
 1938 Hunted Men
Chief of Detectives (uncredited)
 1938 Heart of Arizona
Buck Peters
 1938 Frontier Town
Prairie City Rodeo Announcer (uncredited)
 1938 Cassidy of Bar 20
Tom Dillon
 1937 Headin' East
M.H. Benson
 1937 Submarine D-1
Father on Pier (uncredited)
 1937 The Shadow Strikes
Chester Randall (uncredited)
 1937 Love Is on the Air
Mr. Grant McKenzie (uncredited)
 1937 Flying Fists
Jim Conrad
 1937 Smoke Tree Range
Jim Cary
 1937 Santa Fe Rides
 1937/I Blake of Scotland Yard
Landlord and League Representive [Chs. 11-13] (uncredited)
 1936 Rio Grande Ranger
John Cullen (as John Elliot)
 1936 Trail Dust
John Clark
 1936 Death in the Air
Dr. Norris
 1936 The Phantom of the Range
Hiram Moore
 1936 Vengeance of Rannah
Doc Adams
 1936 Legion of Terror
Postmaster (uncredited)
 1936 Ambush Valley
Bob Morgan (uncredited)
 1936 Rip Roarin' Buckaroo
Colonel Hayden
 1936/I Shadow of Chinatown
Ship's Captain [Chs. 8-10] (uncredited)
 1936 Men of the Plains
Dad Baxter
 1936 The Black Coin
Señor Ortega [Chs. 8-9] (uncredited)
 1936 Kelly of the Secret Service
Howard Walsh
 1936 Satan Met a Lady
City Fathers Committee Member (uncredited)
 1936 Prison Shadows
The Police Captain
 1936 The Crime of Dr. Forbes
Faculty Doctor (uncredited)
 1936 Hearts Divided
James Monroe (uncredited)
 1936 Too Much Beef
Cattlemen's Association Chief (uncredited)
 1936 The Rogues' Tavern
Mr. Jamison
 1936 The Fugitive Sheriff
Judge Roberts
 1936 Avenging Waters
Charles Mortimer
 1936 Times Square Playboy
Sam - Chairman of the Board of Directors (uncredited)
 1936 Roamin' Wild
Chief Inspector Reed
 1936/I The Amazing Exploits of the Clutching Hand
Attorney Arthur J. White (uncredited)
 1936 Snowed Under
First Actor (scenes deleted)
 1936 Doughnuts and Society
Sanders (uncredited)
 1936 The Millionaire Kid
 1936 Ridin' On
Jess Roarke
 1936 Heart of the West
Judge (uncredited)
 1936 A Face in the Fog
Detective Davis
 1936 Man Hunt
Bank Manager (uncredited)
 1936 Roarin' Guns
Bob Morgan
 1935 Bulldog Courage
Judge Charley Miller (as John Elliot)
 1935 Skull and Crown
John Norton
 1935 Trigger Tom
Nord Jergenson
 1935 Lawless Border
Border Patrol Chief
 1935 Frisco Kid
Doctor Attending Ford (uncredited)
 1935 Midnight Phantom
Capt. Bill Withers
 1935 Bars of Hate
The Sheriff
 1935 The Rider of the Law
Town Mayor
 1935 Frontier Justice
Ben Livesay
 1935 Cappy Ricks Returns
Neighbor (uncredited)
 1935 Danger Trails
George Wilson - aka Pecos
 1935 Trails of the Wild
Tom Madison
 1935 Captured in Chinatown
Butler--City Editor
 1935 Danger Ahead
Capt. Matthews
 1935 Rainbow's End
Adam Ware
 1935 Make a Million
 1935 Shadows of the Orient
Police Chief W.P. Graves (uncredited)
 1935 The Girl Who Came Back
Police Captain (uncredited)
 1935 Saddle Aces
The Judge (as John Elliot)
 1935 What Price Crime
Chief Radcliff
 1935 Fighting Pioneers
Maj. Dent (as John Elliot)
 1935 Toll of the Desert
 1935 Vagabond Lady
Poolside Master of Ceremonies (uncredited)
 1935 Tombstone Terror
Mr. Dixon
 1935 Wagon Trail
 1935 Sunset Range
Dan Caswell
 1935 The Drunkard
Third Drunk
 1935 One in a Million
Store Manager
 1935 Big Calibre
Rusty Hicks
 1935 A Night at the Ritz
Director (uncredited)
 1935 Red Hot Tires
Governor (uncredited)
 1935 Unconquered Bandit
Mr. Morgan, Tom's Father
 1935 Life Returns
Doctor (uncredited)
 1934 Cowboy Holiday
Sheriff Hank Simpson
 1934 Ticket to a Crime
Mr. Davidson
 1934 Gentlemen Are Born
Bill - Night Editor (uncredited)
 1934 The Third Sex
John Grant
 1934 I Sell Anything
Lawyer (uncredited)
 1934 A Lost Lady
Bridge Player (uncredited)
 1934 Fifteen Wives
Doctor (uncredited)
 1934 Side Streets
The Judge (uncredited)
 1934 I Can't Escape
Mr. Douglas (uncredited)
 1934 Green Eyes
Chemist (uncredited)
 1934 Operator 13
Gen. Robert E. Lee (uncredited)
 1934 The Key
Padre (uncredited)
 1934 The Murder in the Museum
Detective Chief Snell (as John Elliot)
 1934 Upperworld
Crandall (scenes deleted)
 1934 Mystery Ranch
Dad Morris (uncredited)
 1934 Looking for Trouble
Fire Chief (uncredited)
 1934 As the Earth Turns
Country Doctor (uncredited)
 1934 A Woman's Man
Doctor (uncredited)
 1934 The Quitter
Advertiser (uncredited)
 1934 Carolina
Gen. Robert E. Lee
 1934 Kid Courageous
High-Hat Clickett
 1933 Sons of the Desert
Exalted Exhausted Ruler (uncredited)
 1933 Mr. Skitch
Crenshaw (uncredited)
 1933 The World Changes
A Banker (uncredited)
 1933 Hold the Press
Prison Warden (uncredited)
 1933 Stage Mother
Politician (uncredited)
 1933 Deluge
Preacher (uncredited)
 1933 Riot Squad
Chief of Detectives (uncredited)
 1933 Baby Face
Bank Director (uncredited)
 1933 The Gallant Fool
Chris McDonald
 1933 Breed of the Border
Judge Stafford
 1932 The Match King
Banker (uncredited)
 1932 Lucky Larrigan
J. C. Bailey
 1932 Call Her Savage
Hank (uncredited)
 1932 Hidden Valley
 1932 The Night of June 13
Real Estate Agent (uncredited)
 1932 Broadway to Cheyenne
Martin Kildare
 1932 Week Ends Only
 1932 The Trial of Vivienne Ware
Police Captain (uncredited)
 1932 Riders of the Desert
Dad Houston
 1932 Vanishing Men
Heck Claiborne
 1932 Shopworn
Judge (uncredited)
 1932 Texas Pioneers
Colonel Thomas
 1932 Single-Handed Sanders
Senator Graham
 1932 South of Santa Fe
 1931 The Secret Menace
John Grant
 1931 Galloping Thru
Mr. Winton
 1931 The Deadline
Warden (uncredited)
 1931 Men in Her Life
Oscar W. Mulholland (uncredited)
 1931 Two Fisted Justice
Mr. Cameron - Nancy's Father
 1931 Oklahoma Jim
Indian Agent
 1931 The Nevada Buckaroo
Brennan (uncredited)
 1931 The Montana Kid
 1931 Mother and Son
Mr. Winfield
 1931 A Holy Terror
Sheriff (uncredited)
 1931 Dugan of the Badlands
Sheriff Manning
 1931 Laugh and Get Rich
Dinner Guest (uncredited)
 1931 The Conquering Horde
Capt. Wilkins
 1930 Men on Call
Stage Manager (uncredited)
 1930 The Widow from Chicago
Detective T. Finnegan (uncredited)
 1930 Let's Go Native
Captain (uncredited)
 1930 For the Defense
Joseph McGann (uncredited)
 1930 Wild Company
Police Captain (uncredited)
 1930 Back Pay
Hot Springs Hotel Baggage Clerk (uncredited)
 1930 Ladies Love Brutes
Contractor (uncredited)
 1930 Only the Brave
Gen. Robert E. Lee (as John H. Elliott)
 1930 The Rampant Age
Arnold Benton
 1929 The Phantom in the House
Police Captain
 1927 Million Dollar Mystery
Stanley Hargreaves / Inspector Jedson
 1927 Horse Shoes
William Baker
 1926 Christine of the Big Tops
Dr. Hastings
 1926 Racing Blood
Johnn Sterling
 1926 The Dixie Flyer
Vice-President Arthur Bedford
 1926 Outlaw Love (Short)
 1926 What Happened to Jones?
The Bishop
 1925 The Scarlet Streak
Professor Richard Crawford
 1925 Flaming Waters
Justin Laidlaw (uncredited)
 1923 The Eagle's Feather
Parson Winger
 1923 The Spoilers
Bill Wheaton
 1921 Her Winning Way
 1921 The Last Card
District Attorney (uncredited)
 1920 Are All Men Alike?
Uncle Chandler
 1920 Held in Trust
Jasper Haig (as John H. Elliott)
 1920 A Master Stroke
George Trevor
 1920 Homer Comes Home
Mr. Bailly (as John H. Elliot)
 1919 When a Man Loves
Sir Robert Eastbourne
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in Edvard Grieg and Jerome Kern's musical, "Song of Norway" at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, NJ, with Rosemarie Brancato and Virginia Oswald in the cast. Frank Carrington and Agnes Morgan were directors. See more »

Alternate Names:

John H. Elliot | John Elliot | John H. Elliott | John Webster


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