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Billy Engle (1889–1966)

Billy Engle was born on May 26, 1889 in Czernowitz, Bukovina, Austria as Maurice Braun. He was an actor and writer, known for Oh, Mummy! (1927), Westward Whoa! (1925) and Daze of the West (1927). He was married to Eva Braun. He died on November 28, 1966 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Oh, Mummy! Her father
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 1957-1958 Trackdown (TV Series)
Townsman / Barfly
- Matter of Justice (1958) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- The Brothers (1958) ... Barfly (uncredited)
- The Mistake (1958) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- The Reward (1958) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- Law in Lampasas (1957) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1958 Flying Saucer Daffy (Short)
Man at Party (uncredited)
 1958 Merry Andrew
Vendor (uncredited)
 1957 Alcoa Theatre (TV Series)
Theatre Patron
- Souvenir (1957) ... Theatre Patron (uncredited)
 1957 Mister Cory
Vendor (uncredited)
 1956 Friendly Persuasion
Small Role (uncredited)
 1954 Destry
Townsman (uncredited)
 1953 Houdini
Audience Member (uncredited)
 1952 Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick
College Inn Patron (uncredited)
 1952 Lone Star
Townsman (uncredited)
 1951 My Favorite Spy
Short Comic (uncredited)
 1950 Please Believe Me
Man at Dock (uncredited)
 1950 Appointment with Danger
Man (uncredited)
 1950 Cheaper by the Dozen
Messenger (uncredited)
 1950 The Outriders
Prisoner (uncredited)
 1949 Red, Hot and Blue
Piano Tuner (uncredited)
 1949 A Miss in a Mess (Short)
Hardware Storekeeper
 1948 The Paleface
Pioneer (uncredited)
 1948 B.F.'s Daughter
Bellhop (uncredited)
 1947 The Romance of Rosy Ridge
Northerner (uncredited)
 1947 My Brother Talks to Horses
Bettor (uncredited)
 1947 It's a Joke, Son!
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1946 The Best Years of Our Lives
Customer (uncredited)
 1946 Slightly Scandalous
Husband (uncredited)
 1946 Badman's Territory
Townsman (uncredited)
 1946 The Hoodlum Saint
Mug (uncredited)
 1945 Frontier Gal
Barfly (uncredited)
 1945 Road to Utopia
Amateur Contest Contestant (uncredited)
 1945 Incendiary Blonde
Vendor (uncredited)
 1945 Along Came Jones
Deputy (uncredited)
 1944 Three Is a Family
Moving Man (uncredited)
 1944 Mrs. Parkington
Ball Waiter (uncredited)
 1944 An American Romance
Vaudeville Act (uncredited)
 1943 Whistling in Brooklyn
Balloon Vendor (uncredited)
 1943 The Cross of Lorraine
Little Man (uncredited)
 1943 The Good Fellows
Lodge Member (uncredited)
 1943 The Lone Star Trail
Shorty (uncredited)
 1942 Mrs. Miniver
Townsman (uncredited)
 1942 Mokey
Janitor (uncredited)
 1941 Glamour Boy
Electician (uncredited)
 1941 H.M. Pulham, Esq.
Newsman (uncredited)
 1941 Model Wife
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1941 The Man Who Lost Himself
Newsboy (uncredited)
 1941 Meet the Chump
Plumber (uncredited)
 1940 Go West
Barfly (uncredited)
 1940 When the Daltons Rode
Townsman (uncredited)
 1940 The Way of All Flesh
Newspaper Owner (uncredited)
 1940 Two Girls on Broadway
Sound Man in Courtroom (uncredited)
 1939 The Great Victor Herbert
Cabby (uncredited)
 1939 Our Neighbors - The Carters
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1939 The Flying Deuces
Legionnaire (uncredited)
 1939 The Housekeeper's Daughter
Taxicab Driver (uncredited)
 1939 Hero for a Day
Stranger (uncredited)
 1939 I Stole a Million
Bookkeeper (uncredited)
 1939 Unexpected Father
Neighbor (uncredited)
 1939 Tell No Tales
Tramp Comic (uncredited)
 1939 Sudden Money
 1939 Society Smugglers
Patient (uncredited)
 1939 You Can't Cheat an Honest Man
Circus Attendant (uncredited)
 1939 Persons in Hiding
Newsboy (uncredited)
 1938 Tom Sawyer, Detective
Young Boy (uncredited)
 1938 Exposed
Waiter (uncredited)
 1938 Marie Antoinette
Man with Goblet (uncredited)
 1938 Nurse from Brooklyn
Nightclub Waiter (uncredited)
 1938 Test Pilot
Little Man (uncredited)
 1938 Midnight Intruder
Racetrack Tout (uncredited)
 1938 The Jury's Secret
Waiter (uncredited)
 1937 Live, Love and Learn
Mr. Dittenfuss - Alfredo's Assistant (uncredited)
 1937 This Way Please
Stagehand (uncredited)
 1937 Behind the Mike
Townsman (uncredited)
 1937 Grips, Grunts and Groans (Short)
Man in Restaurant (uncredited)
 1936 Mind Your Own Business
Druggist (uncredited)
 1936 Easy to Take
Radio Comic (uncredited)
 1936 Wedding Present
Band Member (uncredited)
 1936 Our Relations
Grubby Wharf Tough (uncredited)
 1936 Mister Smarty (Short)
 1936 Early to Bed
Golf Player (uncredited)
 1936 The Music Goes 'Round
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1935 The Rainmakers
Townsman (uncredited)
 1935 Barbary Coast
Gambler (uncredited)
 1935 The Public Menace
Dead Man (uncredited)
 1935 Keystone Hotel (Short)
Keystone Kop (uncredited)
 1935 The Big Broadcast of 1936
Mustached Worker (uncredited)
 1935 Redheads on Parade
Sound Man (uncredited)
 1935 Do Your Stuff (Short)
 1935 Uncivil Warriors (Short)
Captain (uncredited)
 1935 Pop Goes the Easel (Short)
Shop Keeper (uncredited)
 1935 Life Begins at 40
Well-Wisher (uncredited)
 1935 I'm a Father (Short)
Mr. Engle, Man in Wrong Hospital
 1935 The Best Man Wins
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1934 The Dancing Millionaire (Short)
Dancing Academy Customer (uncredited)
 1934 It's a Gift
Campground Patron (uncredited)
 1934 Jealousy
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1934 Fixing a Stew (Short)
Little man (uncredited)
 1934 Back to the Soil (Short)
 1934 Contented Calves (Short)
Breezy's Assistant (uncredited)
 1934 Our Daily Bread
Abie Cohen (uncredited)
 1934 Good Time Henry (Short)
 1934 Petting Preferred (Short)
 1934 You're Telling Me!
First Lounger (uncredited)
 1934 The Gold Ghost (Short)
Short Miner (uncredited)
 1934 It Happened One Night
Bus Passenger (uncredited)
 1933 Three Little Swigs (Short)
 1933 Tillie and Gus
'Keystone' Sailor (uncredited)
 1933 Dora's Dunking Doughnuts (Short)
Radio Announcer (uncredited)
 1933 The Big Chance
Flash's Little Man (uncredited)
 1933 Hooks and Jabs (Short)
Temperence Man
 1933 Knight Duty (Short)
Museum Director
 1933 The Bargain of the Century (Short)
Shopkeeper (uncredited)
 1933 Maids a la Mode (Short)
Fiancé (uncredited)
 1933 What-No Beer?
Beer Drinker (uncredited)
 1933 Keyhole Katie (Short)
 1932 Hot Saturday
3rd Bank Customer (uncredited)
 1932 Exposed
 1932 Hold 'Em Jail
Assistant Referee (uncredited)
 1932 Million Dollar Legs
Klopstokian Athlete (uncredited)
 1932 Is My Face Red?
Poster's Barber (uncredited)
 1932 Steady Company
Shoe Customer in Fight Audience. (uncredited)
 1932 Ridin' for Justice
Sam - the Stutterer
 1931 The Nevada Buckaroo
 1931 The County Seat (Short)
 1931 Hello Napoleon (Short)
The Barber (uncredited)
 1930 Soup to Nuts
Revolutionary (uncredited)
 1930 Polished Ivory (Short)
 1930 The Head Guy (Short)
Assistant (uncredited)
 1929 Footloose Wimmen (Short)
 1929 Stage Struck Susie (Short)
 1929 Reckless Rosie (Short)
Mr. Bloomer
 1929 Tight Places (Short)
 1929 Off the Deck (Short)
 1929 His Angel Child (Short)
 1929 Footlight Fanny (Short)
 1928 Nifty Numbers (Short)
Mr. Knit
 1928 Should Scotchmen Marry? (Short)
 1928 Believe It or Not (Short)
 1928 Picture My Astonishment (Short)
 1928 Skating Home (Short)
 1928 Stop Kidding (Short)
Uncle Simon
 1928 Goofy Ghosts (Short)
 1928 Love Shy (Short)
 1928 Bugs, My Dear! (Short)
 1928 Campus Cuties (Short)
A detective
 1928 Just the Type (Short)
 1928 Holy Mackerel (Short)
 1928 Water Bugs (Short)
 1927 Swiss Movements (Short)
 1927 Splash Yourself (Short)
Mr. Smallchild
 1927 Ocean Blues (Short)
 1927 Oh, Mummy! (Short)
Her father
 1927 A Moony Mariner (Short)
 1927 Dr. Quack (Short)
 1927 Row, Sailor, Row! (Short)
 1927 The Cat and the Canary
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1927 Dead Easy (Short)
 1927 Meet the Folks (Short)
 1927 Queer Ducks (Short)
 1927 Jail Birdies (Short)
 1927 Cash and Carry (Short)
 1927 Birthday Greetings (Short)
The Delivery Boy's Father (as William Engle)
 1927 Here Comes Precious (Short)
 1927 Chicken Feathers (Short)
Herman Corkscrew
 1927 The Western Whirlwind
'Beans' Baker
 1927 Duck Out (Short)
Man from Audience assisting Blondini
 1927 The Bathing Suitor (Short)
 1927 Wild and Woozy (Short)
Vera's Father
 1926 The Whole Town's Talking
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1926 The Cruise of the Jasper B
Little Mover (uncredited)
 1926 The Pinnacle Rider (Short)
 1926 Wanted a Bride (Short)
 1926 Red Hot Leather
'Dinkey' Hook
 1926 Tiddly-Winks (Short)
 1926 Strictly Kosher (Short)
 1926 Beauty à la Mud (Short)
'Madame Louise'
 1926 Chase Yourself (Short)
Short Friend
 1926 A1 Society (Short) (as William Engle)
 1926 Gimmie Strength (Short)
 1926 She's a Prince (Short)
Prince Henry Ferdinany
 1926 The Old War-Horse (Short)
 1926 Tight Cargo (Short)
 1926 What Happened to Jones?
Milkman (uncredited)
 1926 Badly Broke (Short)
 1926 A Salty Sap (Short)
 1925 Kick Me Again (Short)
Professor Lightfoot (uncredited)
 1925 All Wool (Short)
 1925 Solid Ivory (Short)
 1925 The Big Kick (Short)
 1925 Westward Whoa! (Short)
 1925 Pleasure Bent (Short)
Felix - the Lawyer
 1925 The Bouncer (Short)
 1925 Speak Easy (Short)
 1925 The Milky Way (Short)
 1925 Plenty of Nerve (Short)
Martha's Sheik
 1925 Married Neighbors (Short)
 1925 Nicely Rewarded (Short)
 1925 Unwelcome (Short)
2nd Mountain Surveyor
 1925 Slick Articles (Short)
Billy - 1st Artist
 1925 Sheiks in Bagdad (Short)
 1925 The Wages of Tin (Short)
 1924 Accidental Accidents (Short)
 1924 Too Many Mammas (Short)
Drunken Club Patron (uncredited)
 1924 Why Men Work (Short)
 1924 Wide Open Spaces (Short)
Phil Sheridan
 1924 Stolen Goods (Short)
 1924 Fast Black (Short)
 1924 Rupert of Hee Haw (Short)
Short officer
 1924 Before Taking (Short)
 1924 Near Dublin (Short)
 1924 Friend Husband (Short)
 1924 One at a Time (Short)
 1924 Big Moments from Little Pictures (Short)
Little Man (uncredited)
 1924 Zeb vs. Paprika (Short)
 1924 The Cake Eater (Short)
 1924 Postage Due (Short)
 1924 The Cowboy Sheik (Short)
Short Ranch Hand
 1924 One of the Family (Short)
The Thief
 1924 Smithy (Short)
Man in Employment Line (uncredited)
 1924 The Big Idea (Short)
The Mayor
 1923 It's a Joy! (Short)
Studio Musician
 1923 Fully Insured (Short)
 1923 Scorching Sands (Short)
 1923 The Soilers (Short)
 1923 Hustlin' Hank (Short)
 1923 Golfmania (Short)
 1923 Don't Scream (Short)
 1923 Jus' Passin' Through (Short)
Foreign Convict
 1923 One Exciting Day (Short)
 1923 Back to Earth (Short)
 1923 Hold On (Short)
 1923 Why Dogs Leave Home (Short)
 1922 Out of Place (Short)
 1922 Special Delivery (Short)
 1922 A Studio Rube (Short)
 1921 The Noodle Nut (Short)
 1921 A Game Lady (Short)
 1921 Stand Up and Fight (Short)
 1921 The Kid's Pal (Short)
 1921 The Knockout Man (Short)
 1920 Their First Tintype (Short)
 1920 The Punch of the Irish (Short)
The Girl's Father
 1920 A One Cylinder Love Riot (Short)
 1920 Off His Trolley (Short)
 1920 A Villain's Broken Heart (Short)
 1920 Moonshine and Jailbirds (Short)
 1920 My Salomy Lions (Short)
 1920 He Loved Like He Lied (Short)
 1920 The Bull Thrower (Short) (as Billy Engel)
 1919 Oh! You East Lynn! (Short)
The Substitute Actor
 1917 His One Night Stand (Short) (as William Engle)
 1917 Honest Thieves (Short) (as William Engel)
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Did You Know?


He appeared in three Best Picture Academy Award winners: It Happened One Night (1934), Mrs. Miniver (1942) and The Best Years of Our Lives (1946). He also appeared in two other Best Picture nominees Test Pilot (1938) and Friendly Persuasion (1956). See more »

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