No photo available. Represent Monte Hawley? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 253,883 this week

Monte Hawley (1901–1950)

Monte Hawley was the top black actor of stage and screen of his time of the independent black cast films and of Harlem's Golden Era. Monte Hawley was a handsome and talented actor, he was most used in black films than any other black actor. He was born October 25 1901, in Chicago and got an early start in Show Business. Richard B. Harrison who ... See full bio »

Are You a Sansa or a Cersei?

"Game of Thrones" Season 8 has finally premiered, so in celebration we find out which characters fans relate to the most.

Watch now

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 411 people
created 07 Dec 2012
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Monte Hawley's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

Mystery in Swing Biff Boyd
(1940)
Double Deal Jim McCoy
(1939)
Look-Out Sister Mack Gordon
(1947)
(1946)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (24 credits)
 1948 Miracle in Harlem
Lieutenant Renard
 1948 What a Guy
 1947 Pigmeat's Laugh Hepcats (Short)
 1947 Look-Out Sister
Mack Gordon
 1946 Mantan Messes Up
Monte
 1946 Tall, Tan, and Terrific (Short)
'Handsome' Harry Hansom
 1942 Take My Life
Dr. Thurman
 1942 Lady Luck
Masher (as Monty Hawley)
 1941 Mr. Washington Goes to Town
Stiletto
 1940 One Big Mistake (Short)
 1940 Four Shall Die
Dr. Hugh Leonard (as Monty Hawley)
 1940 While Thousands Cheer
Johnson
 1940 Mr. Smith Goes Ghost (Short)
 1940 Am I Guilty?
Tracy
 1940 Mystery in Swing
Biff Boyd
 1940 Gang War
Bill - Baron's Henchman
 1939 One Dark Night
Hamilton
 1939 Reform School
Jackson
 1939 Double Deal
Jim McCoy
 1938 Gang Smashers
Lefty
 1938 The Duke Is Tops
George Marshall
 1938 Life Goes On
District Attorney
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
Edit

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Monty Hawley
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

We have so many competent actors on the beige side who have been deprived of work in Broadway and Hollywood productions because they look too white. Call this the iron of fate.

Trivia:

Was very discouraged when he was not cast in in the film Lost Boundaries (1949), the story of a light-skinned doctor who passes for white. Swarthy-looking Mel Ferrer got the leading role instead. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed