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Sam Hardy (I) (1883–1935)

Sam Hardy was born on March 21, 1883 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for King Kong (1933), The Miracle Woman (1931) and Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round (1934). He was married to Betty Scott. He died on October 16, 1935 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

King Kong Charles Weston
The Miracle Woman Bob Hornsby
The Gay Bride Daniel J. Dingle


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 1935 Powdersmoke Range
Big Steve Ogden
 1935 Hooray for Love
Mr. Ganz - aka Abbey
 1935 Break of Hearts
 1934 The Gay Bride
Daniel J. Dingle
 1934 Night Alarm
Editor Stephen Caldwell
 1934 Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round
Jack Summers
 1934 I Give My Love
 1934 Along Came Sally
Michael 'King' Kelly
 1934 Little Miss Marker
Benny, the Gouge
 1933 Curtain at Eight
Martin Gallagher - Captain of Detectives
 1933 Ann Vickers
Russell 'Ignatz' Spaulding
 1933 Three Cornered Moon
 1933 The Big Brain
Slick Ryan
 1933 Stolen by Gypsies or Beer and Bicycles (Short)
Sinclair Sable
 1933 King Kong
Charles Weston
 1933 Goldie Gets Along
Sam Muldoon
 1933 Face in the Sky
Triplet The Great
 1932 The Phantom of Crestwood
Pete Harris
 1932 Make Me a Star
Jeff Baird
 1932 The Dark Horse
Mr. Black
 1932 Rule 'Em and Weep (Short)
King Frenzi
 1931 Peach O'Reno
Judge Jackson
 1931 The Magnificent Lie
 1931 The Miracle Woman
Bob Hornsby
 1931 Annabelle's Affairs
James Ludgate
 1931 The Millionaire
 1931 June Moon
Sam Hart
 1931 The Champion (Short)
Rooney - Kane's Manager
 1931 Kane Meets Abel (Short)
Rooney - Kane's Manager
 1931 The Lady Killer (Short)
Rooney - Kane's Manager
 1931 Framed! (Short)
Rooney - Kane's Manager
 1930 All for a Lady (Short)
Rooney - Kane's Manager
 1930 The Mardi Gras (Short)
Rooney - Kane's Manager
 1930 The Comeback (Short)
Rooney - Kane's Manager
 1930 You Said It, Sailor (Short)
 1930 The Knockout (Short)
Rooney - Kane's Manager
 1930 Hammer and Tongs (Short)
Rooney - Kane's Manager
 1930 Reno
J.B. Berkley
 1930 Kid Roberts (Short)
Rooney - Kane's Manager
 1930 The Leather Pushers
Rooney - Kane's Manager
 1930 Borrowed Wives
George W. Parker
 1930 The Florodora Girl
Harry Fontaine
 1930 True to the Navy
 1930 Song of the West
 1930 Burning Up
Windy 'Wally' Wallace
 1929 Mexicali Rose
Happy Manning
 1929 Acquitted
Frank Egan
 1929 Fast Company
Dave Walker
 1929 Big News
Joe Reno
 1929 Dear Vivian (Short)
 1929 On with the Show!
 1929 A Man's Man
 1929 The Rainbow Man
Doc Hardy
 1929 When Caesar Ran a Newspaper (Short)
Marc Antony
 1929 The Rainbow
Derbyy Scanlon
 1928 Give and Take
Craig - the Industrialist
 1928 Outcast
 1928 The Night Bird
 1928 The Butter and Egg Man
Joe Lehman
 1928 Diamond Handcuffs
 1928 The Big Noise
Philip Hurd
 1928 Turn Back the Hours
'Ace' Kearney
 1928 Burning Up Broadway
 1927 A Texas Steer
Brassy Gall
 1927 The Life of Riley
Al Montague
 1927 Broadway Nights
Johnny Fay
 1927 High Hat
 1927 Orchids and Ermine
 1927 The Perfect Sap
Nick Fanshaw
 1926 The Prince of Tempters
Apollo Beneventa
 1926 The Great Deception
 1926 The Savage
Managing Editor
 1926 When Love Grows Cold
William Graves
 1925 Bluebeard's Seven Wives
 1925 The Half-Way Girl
 1923 Little Old New York
Cornelius Vanderbilt
 1923 Mighty Lak' a Rose
Jerome Trevor
 1921 Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford
J. Rufus Wallingford
 1919 His Father's Wife
Lieutenant James 'Jim' Winthrop Jr. (as Sam B. Hardy)
 1919/I Almost Married
Lt. James 'Jim' Winthrop, Jr. (as Sam B. Hardy)
 1918 A Woman's Experience
George Roydant
 1918 Uncle Tom's Cabin
Simon Legree
 1917 At First Sight
Hartly Poole (as Sam T. Hardy)
 1915 Over Night
Percy Darling (as Sam B. Hardy)
 1915 Judy Forgot
Freddy (as Samuel B. Hardy)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (1 credit)

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Stage Play: The Canary. Musical comedy. Music by Ivan Caryll and Irving Berlin. Based on the French by Georges Berr and Louis Verneuil. Book by Harry B. Smith. Based on a novel by Frederic Mauzens. Musical Director: Harold Vicars. Additional music by Jerome Kern, William Kernell and Harry Tierney. Additional lyrics by Harry Clarke, P.G. ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Sam B. Hardy | Sam T. Hardy | Samuel B. Hardy


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Betty Scott  (his death)

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