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Kenneth Harlan (1895–1967)

Kenneth Harlan was born on July 26, 1895 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as Kenneth Daniel Harlan. He was an actor, known for Paradise Island (1930), Danger Island (1931) and The Ice Flood (1926). He was married to Rosemarie Gonsalves Mirjanian, Rhea Walker, Helene Stanton, Helen (Donna) Spelner, Phyllis McClure, Doris Hilda Booth, Marie Prevost, ... See full bio »

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Known For

Paradise Island Jim Thorne
Danger Island Captain Harry Drake
The Ice Flood Jack De Quincey
Air Police Lt. Jerry Doyle


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 1943 Nearly Eighteen
Sammy Klein
 1943 The Underdog
Eddie Mohr
 1943 Adventures of the Flying Cadets
Baggage Car Clerk [Ch. 2] (uncredited)
 1943 Melody Parade
 1943 The Law Rides Again
John Hampton (as Ken Harlan)
 1943 The Masked Marvel
Plant Guard [Ch. 1] / Police Car 7 Driver [Ch. 3]
 1943 Girls in Chains
Police Lt. Jackson (uncredited)
 1943 Daredevils of the West
Territorial Commissioner [Ch. 9, 10]
 1943 A Stranger in Town
Banker in Barbershop (uncredited)
 1943 Wild Horse Stampede
Borman (as Ken Harlan)
 1943 You Can't Beat the Law
First Warden
 1943 G-Men vs. The Black Dragon
Lab Guard / Officer Casey (uncredited)
 1943 Silent Witness
Detective Tommy Jackson
 1942 The Sundown Kid
Warden Penrose (uncredited)
 1942 Hitler--Dead or Alive
 1942 You Can't Escape Forever
Fingerprint Division Lieutenant (uncredited)
 1942 Foreign Agent
George McCall
 1942 Phantom Killer
Police Lt. Jim Brady
 1942 Bandit Ranger
Mark Kenyon
 1942 Deep in the Heart of Texas
Captain Sneed
 1942 Wings for the Eagle
Supervisor (uncredited)
 1942 Juke Girl
Atlanta Produce Dealer (uncredited)
 1942 Perils of the Royal Mounted
John Craig - Phony Commissioner [Chs.10-11]
 1942 The Corpse Vanishes
Keenan - Editor
 1942 The Dawn Express
Agent Brown
 1942 Klondike Fury
Flight Dispatcher
 1942 Black Dragons
FBI Chief Colton
 1942 Sleepytime Gal
Ticket Taker (uncredited)
 1942 Don Winslow of the Navy
Capt. Holding [Ch. 1] (uncredited)
 1941 Dick Tracy vs. Crime, Inc.
Police Lt. Cosgrove
 1941 Fighting Bill Fargo
Sheriff Hackett
 1941 Dangerous Lady
Det. Dunlap
 1941 King of Dodge City
Banker Carruthers
 1941 Wide Open Town
Tom Wilson
 1941 Bullets for O'Hara
 1941 Desperate Cargo
Capt. Hank MacFarland
 1941 Paper Bullets
Jim Adams
 1941 Million Dollar Baby
Reporter (uncredited)
 1941 Sky Raiders
Blane [Ch. 2] (uncredited)
 1941 Meet John Doe
Publicity Man (uncredited)
 1941 Secret Evidence
Frank Billings
 1941 The Case of the Black Parrot
Ship's Captain (uncredited)
 1940 Pride of the Bowery
Police Captain Jim White
 1940 Mysterious Doctor Satan
Capt. Lathrop [Chs. 1-2] (uncredited)
 1940 A Little Bit of Heaven
Uncle Burt
 1940 Junior G-Men
Dyer, Factory Gate Guard [Ch. 9] (uncredited)
 1940 Prairie Schooners
Dalton Stull
 1940 Doomed to Die
 1940 Millionaires in Prison
Jerry Connell (uncredited)
 1940 Murder in the Air
Commander Wayne
 1940 Santa Fe Marshal
Blake - Henchman
 1940 The Green Hornet
Charles Roberts [Ch. 7] (uncredited)
 1939 The Night of Nights
Actor (uncredited)
 1939 Heroes in Blue
Miller (uncredited)
 1939 Dick Tracy's G-Men
Clive Anderson
 1939 Range War
Charley Higgins
 1939 Port of Hate
Bob Randall
 1939 The Oregon Trail
General Terry [Ch. 1] (uncredited)
 1939 Torchy Runs for Mayor
Stan - Star Advertising Manager (uncredited)
 1939 Buck Rogers
Reporter at Wade's Lab (uncredited)
 1939 The Flying Irishman
Man at New York Airport (uncredited)
 1939 The Man Who Dared
Walton, a Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 On Trial
Mr. John Trumbell - Juror #3
 1938 The Duke of West Point
Varsity Football Coach
 1938 The Little Adventuress
Tom Eagan
 1938 The Headleys at Home
Smooth Adair
 1938 Law of the Texan
Allen Spencer
 1938 Sunset Trail
John Marsh
 1938 Smashing the Rackets
Angry Businessman (uncredited)
 1938 The Wages of Sin
Laundry Owner
 1938 Pride of the West
Caldwell - Banker
 1938 Held for Ransom
 1938 Whirlwind Horseman
John Harper
 1938 Under Western Stars
 1938 Accidents Will Happen
Attorney Elmer Ross
 1938 Merrily We Live
Mr. Remington (uncredited)
 1938 Blondes at Work
Marvin Spencer
 1938 Swing It, Sailor!
First Officer
 1938 Saleslady
 1937 Tim Tyler's Luck
Spencer, Trader [Chs. 2-3] (uncredited)
 1937 Wallaby Jim of the Islands
Michael Corell, Richter Henchman
 1937 The Mysterious Pilot
Carter Snowden
 1937 Submarine D-1
Mr. Kelsey - Salvage Officer (uncredited)
 1937 The Shadow Strikes
Captain Breen
 1937 Something to Sing About
Transportation Manager (uncredited)
 1937 Renfrew of the Royal Mounted
Roger 'Angel' Carroll
 1937 Wine, Women and Horses
Jed Bright
 1937 Paradise Isle
 1937 Topper
Hotel Manager (uncredited)
 1937 Blazing Sixes
Major Taylor
 1937 Kid Galahad
Reporter (uncredited)
 1937 San Quentin
Foreman (scenes deleted)
 1937 Gunsmoke Ranch
Phineas T. Flagg
 1937 Marked Woman
 1937 Penrod and Sam
Real G-Man
 1936 A Million to One
William Stevens
 1936 Trail Dust
 1936 Flying Hostess
1st Detective
 1936 Hideaway Girl
Lead steward
 1936 The Accusing Finger
Police Surgeon (uncredited)
 1936 Easy to Take
Judge Allen (uncredited)
 1936 They Met in a Taxi
Mr. Andrews
 1936 The Case of the Velvet Claws
Peter Milnor
 1936 China Clipper
Department of Commerce Inspector
 1936 Public Enemy's Wife
 1936 San Francisco
 1936 The Walking Dead
Stephen Martin
 1936 Song of the Saddle
Marshal Bill Graves
 1936 Movie Maniacs (Short)
Leading Man
 1936 Man Hunt
Jim Davis
 1935 Cappy Ricks Returns
Matt Peasley
 1932 The Widow in Scarlet
Peter Lawton-Bond
 1932 Foiled Again (Short)
The Hero
 1931 Danger Island
Captain Harry Drake
 1931 Air Police
Lt. Jerry Doyle
 1931 Finger Prints
Gary Gordon
 1931 Women Men Marry
Fred Moulton
 1930 Under Montana Skies
Clay Conning
 1930 Paradise Island
Jim Thorne
 1929 The Alibi (Short)
 1929 Man, Woman and Wife
Bill / Jack Mason
 1928 Code of the Air
Blair Thompson
 1928 United States Smith
Cpl. Jim Sharkey
 1928 Midnight Rose
Tim Regan
 1927 Wilful Youth
Jack Compton
 1927 Streets of Shanghai
Sergeant Lee
 1927 Cheating Cheaters
Tom Palmer
 1927 Stage Kisses
Donald Hampton
 1927 Easy Pickings
Peter Van Horne
 1926 Twinkletoes
Chuck Lightfoot
 1926 The Ice Flood
Jack De Quincey
 1926 The Virgin Wife
Dr. Everett Webb
 1926 The Sap
Barry Weston
 1926 The King of the Turf
John Doe Smith
 1926 The Fighting Edge
Juan de Dios O'Rourke
 1925 The Golden Strain
Milt Mulford Jr
 1925 Soiled
Jimmie York
 1925 Bobbed Hair
David Lacy
 1925 Ranger of the Big Pines
Ross Cavanagh
 1925 The Marriage Whirl
Arthur Carleton
 1925 Drusilla with a Million
Colin Arnold
 1925 The Crowded Hour
Billy Laidlaw
 1925 The Re-Creation of Brian Kent
Brian Kent
 1925 Learning to Love (uncredited)
 1924 Two Shall Be Born
Brian Kelly
 1924 On the Stroke of Three
Judson Forrest
 1924 White Man
White Man
 1924 Butterfly
Craig Spaulding
 1924 The Man Without a Heart
Rufus Asher
 1924 The Virgin
David Kent
 1924 Poisoned Paradise: The Forbidden Story of Monte Carlo
Hugh Kildair / Gilbert Kildair
 1923 The Broken Wing
Philip Marvin
 1923 April Showers
Danny O'Rourke
 1923 The Virginian
The Virginian
 1923 East Side - West Side
Duncan Van Norman
 1923 Temporary Marriage
Robert Belmar
 1923 The Girl Who Came Back
Martin Norries
 1923 Little Church Around the Corner
David Graham
 1922 The Beautiful and Damned
 1922 Thorns and Orange Blossoms
Alan Randolph
 1922 The Toll of the Sea
Allen Carver
 1922 The World's a Stage
Wallace Foster
 1922 The Married Flapper
Bill Billings
 1922 I Am the Law
Cpl. Bob Fitzgerald
 1922 The Primitive Lover
Donald Wales
 1922 Polly of the Follies
Bob Jones
 1922 Received Payment
Cary Grant
 1921 Dawn of the East
Roger Strong
 1921 Woman's Place
Jim Bradley
 1921 The Barricade
Robert Brennon
 1921/I Nobody
Tom Smith
 1921 Lessons in Love
John Warren
 1921 Mama's Affair
Dr. Harmon
 1920 Dangerous Business
Clarence Brooks
 1920 Love, Honor and Obey
Stuart Emmett
 1920 Going Some
Donald Keap
 1920 The Penalty
Dr. Wilmot Allen
 1920 Dollars and Sense
David Rogers
 1920 The Turning Point
Jack Rivett
 1919 The Trembling Hour
Major Ralph Dunstan
 1919 The Hoodlum
William Turner
 1919 The Microbe
DeWitt Spense
 1918 A Man's Man
Billy Geary
 1918 The Law That Divides
Howard Murray
 1918 Bread
Dick Frothingham
 1918 Her Body in Bond
Joe Blondin / Pierrot
 1918 Midnight Madness
Prentice Tiller
 1918 A Model's Confession
Billy Ravensworth
 1918 The Marriage Lie
Douglas Seward
 1918 The Wine Girl
Frank Harris
 1918 The Wife He Bought
Steele Valiant
 1918 My Unmarried Wife
Phillip Smith
 1917 The Lash of Power
John Rand
 1917 The Price of a Good Time
Preston Winfield
 1917 A Man's Man
Billy Geary
 1917 The Flame of the Yukon
George Fowler
 1917 Cheerful Givers
Horace Gray
 1917 Betsy's Burglar
Harry Brent
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Stage: Appeared (as "Wilhelm Meissinger") in "The Curtain Rises" on Broadway. See more »

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Ken Harlan


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