Robert Elliott (I) (1879–1951)

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Robert Elliott was born on October 9, 1879 in Columbus, Ohio, USA as Richard Robert Elliott. He was an actor, known for The Maltese Falcon (1931), Gone with the Wind (1939) and White Eagle (1932). He was married to Ruth Thorp. He died on November 15, 1951 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Maltese Falcon Detective Lt. Dundy
Gone with the Wind Yankee Major
White Eagle Captain Blake


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 1946 The Devil's Playground
Judge Morton
 1946 Chick Carter, Detective
Dan Rankin
 1945 Captain Tugboat Annie
Detective Franklin
 1942 My Sister Eileen
Police Sergeant (uncredited)
 1942 Don't Talk (Short)
Detective (uncredited)
 1941 Sucker List (Short)
Policeman (uncredited)
 1941 White Eagle
General Randolph (uncredited)
 1940 You, the People (Short)
Attorney General Edward Gibbon (uncredited)
 1940 Flowing Gold
Mac, Highway Patrolman (uncredited)
 1940 The Ghost Breakers
Lieutenant Murray (uncredited)
 1940 'Til We Meet Again
Detective (uncredited)
 1940 Half a Sinner
Officer Kelly (as Robert Elliot)
 1940 Abe Lincoln in Illinois
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1939 Invisible Stripes
Arresting Officer (uncredited)
 1939 Gone with the Wind
Yankee Major
 1939 The Roaring Twenties
First Detective
 1939 I Stole a Million
Peterson (as Robert Elliot)
 1939 Mickey the Kid
FBI Agent Farrow
 1939 Should a Girl Marry?
 1939 The Saint Strikes Back
Chief Inspector Webster
 1939 Made for Each Other
Airport Operations Manager (uncredited)
 1939 Disbarred
L.M. Curron (uncredited)
 1938 Trade Winds
Captain George Faulkiner
 1938 The Wrong Way Out (Short)
Mr. Stevens - Ann's Father (uncredited)
 1938 Hit and Run (Short)
 1936 I'd Give My Life
Powell (uncredited)
 1935 Black Sheep
Detective Clancy (uncredited)
 1935 Circumstantial Evidence
Detective Brown (uncredited)
 1935 Times Square Lady
'Brick' Culver
 1935 Death Flies East
Griffith (uncredited)
 1934 The World Accuses
Lt. Ryan
 1934 Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round
Inspector 'Mac' McKinney
 1934 Port of Lost Dreams
Lt. Andersen
 1934 Looking for Trouble
Police Captain Flynn
 1934 Gambling Lady
 1933 Lady Killer
 1933 Twin Husbands
Sgt. Kerrigan
 1933 Heroes for Sale
'Red' Squad Policeman #1
 1933 The Return of Casey Jones
Casey Jones
 1933 The Woman Who Dared
 1933 The Crime of the Century
Police Capt. Timothy Riley
 1932 Self Defense
Dan Simmons
 1932 Madison Square Garden
Honest John Miller
 1932 The Phantom of Crestwood
Police Detective
 1932 White Eagle
Captain Blake
 1932 The Midnight Patrol
Howard Brady
 1932 Behind Stone Walls
District Attorney John Manson Clay
 1931 The Ruling Voice
A Reformer (uncredited)
 1931 Five Star Final
R. J. Brannegan
 1931 Murder at Midnight
Inspector Taylor
 1931 The Star Witness
Deputy Williams (uncredited)
 1931 The Maltese Falcon
Detective Lt. Dundy
 1931 The Finger Points
Frank Carter
 1930 Captain Thunder
 1930 The Doorway to Hell
Police Chief Pat O'Grady
 1930 Men of the North
Sergeant Mooney
 1930 Sweet Mama
 1930 Kathleen Mavourneen
Dan Moriarity
 1930 The Divorcee
Bill Baldwin
 1930 Hide-Out
William Burke
 1929 Thunderbolt
Prison Chaplain
 1929 The Valiant
Undetermined Secondary Role (scenes deleted)
 1929 Protection
Wallace Crockett
 1929 The Alibi (Short)
 1929 The Lone Wolf's Daughter
 1928 Romance of the Underworld
Edwin Burke
 1928 Lights of New York
Detective Crosby
 1928 Happiness Ahead
 1928 Obey Your Husband
Mr. Kennedy
 1923 Man and Wife
Dr. Howard Fleming
 1922 The Broken Silence
Bruce Cameron
 1922 A Pasteboard Crown
Stewart Thrall
 1922 Without Fear
John Miles
 1922 Fair Lady
Norvin Blake
 1921 Lonely Heart
 1921 A Virgin Paradise
Bob Alan
 1921 The Money Maniac
Didier Bouchard
 1920 The Empire of Diamonds
Matthew Versigny
 1919 L'apache
Otis Mayne
 1919 Checkers
 1919 A Woman There Was
 1919 Unknown Love
Captain Jack Tims
 1919 The Spirit of Lafayette
Lieutenant Richard Stanton
 1918 For the Freedom of the East
Robert Kenyon
 1918 When Men Betray
Raymond Edwards
 1918 Resurrection
Prince Nekludov
 1918 Joan of Plattsburg
Capt. Lane
 1917 Seven Deadly Sins
Richard Coe (Greed)
 1917 Thou Shalt Not Steal
Roger Benton
 1917 Mary Moreland
Thomas Maughm
 1917 The Dazzling Miss Davison
Gerard Buckland
 1917 The Mirror
Bob Merrill
 1917 The Debt
 1917 Mrs. Balfame
Dwight Rush
 1917/I Motherhood
 1917 Greed
Richard Cole
 1916 Life's Shadows
Rodney Thorndyke
 1916 Miss Petticoats
Rev. Ralph Harding
 1916 The Child of Destiny
Bob Stange
 1916 The Kiss of Hate
Sergius Orzoff
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Silent screen leading man of Irish ancestry who was reduced to playing minor supporting roles after the transition to sound. His most notable on-screen appearances after 1930, were in 'The Roaring Twenties' (as a detective) and 'Gone With the Wind' (as a Yankee officer).

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