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Dell Henderson (1883–1956)

Dell Henderson was born on July 5, 1883 in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor and director, known for Show People (1928), The Servant Question (1920) and The Dead Line (1920). He was previously married to Florence Lee. He died on December 2, 1956 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Show People Colonel Pepper
The Dead Line Director
The Patsy Pa Harrington


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 1950 Louisa
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1950 Shadow on the Wall
Juror (uncredited)
 1950 Annie Get Your Gun
Hotel Guest in Hammock (uncredited)
 1949 That Midnight Kiss
Annoyed Man in Audience (uncredited)
 1949 Once More, My Darling
Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 1949 Neptune's Daughter
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1949 Big Jack
Passenger (uncredited)
 1948 Let's Cogitate (Short)
Wondering Man (uncredited)
 1948 State of the Union
Broder (uncredited)
 1948 Big City
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
 1947 Merton of the Movies
Spectator (uncredited)
 1947 The Romance of Rosy Ridge
Southerner (uncredited)
 1947 It Happened in Brooklyn
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1947 A Really Important Person (Short)
Mr. Ransom (uncredited)
 1947 The Mighty McGurk
Man at Childrens Society (uncredited)
 1946 The Great Morgan
Film Character (uncredited)
 1946 Undercurrent
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1945 Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood
Benson (uncredited)
 1945 The Hidden Eye
Pedestrian (uncredited)
 1945 Twice Blessed
School Teacher (uncredited)
 1945 Main Street After Dark
Plainclothesman (uncredited)
 1945 This Man's Navy
NATS Officer (uncredited)
 1944 Nothing But Trouble
Painter (uncredited)
 1944 The Missing Juror
Train Conductor (uncredited)
 1944 An American Romance
July 4th Picnic Speaker (uncredited)
 1944 Greenwich Village
SRO Man at Concerto (uncredited)
 1944 The Big Noise
Pullman Car Passenger (uncredited)
 1944 Casanova Brown
Father at Baby Window (uncredited)
 1944 Wilson
Delegate (uncredited)
 1944 Atlantic City
Businessman (uncredited)
 1944 Abroad with Two Yanks
Parking Valet (uncredited)
 1944 Mr. Winkle Goes to War
Townsman - Welcoming Committee (uncredited)
 1944 A Night of Adventure
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
 1944 Meet the People
Charlie (uncredited)
 1944 Broadway Rhythm
Doorman (uncredited)
 1943 Dixie
Stage Manager (uncredited)
 1943 Du Barry Was a Lady
Flunky (uncredited)
 1943 Slightly Dangerous
Doorman (uncredited)
 1942 Once Upon a Honeymoon
American Attaché (uncredited)
 1942 Here We Go Again
Photographer (uncredited)
 1942 The Major and the Minor
Doorman (uncredited)
 1942 A Gentleman at Heart
Elliott (uncredited)
 1941 Look Who's Laughing
Mr. Wentworth (uncredited)
 1941 Blossoms in the Dust
Sergeant at Arms (uncredited)
 1941 Hurry, Charlie, Hurry
The Mayor (uncredited)
 1940 Young People
Eddie's Father (uncredited)
 1940 Stranger on the Third Floor
Detective (uncredited)
 1940 Millionaires in Prison
Dell, Deputy Taking Vander to Prison (uncredited)
 1940 You Can't Fool Your Wife
Ritz Amsterdam Manager
 1940 If I Had My Way
Mr. Harris (uncredited)
 1940 Little Orvie
Mr. Brown
 1940 Abe Lincoln in Illinois
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1939 Fifth Avenue Girl
Headwaiter (uncredited)
 1939 Frontier Marshal
Dave Hall (as Del Henderson)
 1939 The Chump Takes a Bump (Short)
Elias J. Smart (as Del Henderson)
 1939 Love Affair
Cafe Manager (uncredited)
 1938 Sing, You Sinners
Big Man (uncredited)
 1938 Men with Wings
Chairman (uncredited)
 1938 Rebellious Daughters
Mr. Stanley - First Victim
 1938 Goodbye Broadway
 1938 The Girl of the Golden West
Stagecoach Passenger (uncredited)
 1938 Arsène Lupin Returns
Plainclothes Detective (uncredited)
 1937 Wells Fargo
Customer (uncredited)
 1937 The Awful Truth
Vance's Butler (uncredited)
 1937 Partners in Crime
Campaign Orator (uncredited)
 1937 This Way Please
Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
 1937 Artist and Models
Lord (uncredited)
 1937 High, Wide and Handsome
Bank President (uncredited)
 1937 Love in a Bungalow
 1937 The Grand Bounce (Short)
Harry Briggs (uncredited)
 1937 Make Way for Tomorrow
Ed Weldon - Auto Salesman (uncredited)
 1937 Bars and Stripes (Short)
Old Man Sullivan (uncredited)
 1936 We Who Are About to Die
Blake's Associate (uncredited)
 1936 Our Relations
Judge Polk (uncredited)
 1936 The Texas Rangers
Citizen (uncredited)
 1936 Poppy
BIT part (uncredited)
 1936 A Message to Garcia
President William McKinley (uncredited)
 1935 Hitch Hike Lady
 1935 I Found Stella Parish
Actor in Prison Scene (uncredited)
 1935 Fighting Youth
 1935 Grand Exit
Policeman Mulcahy (uncredited)
 1935 3 Kids and a Queen
Reporter (uncredited)
 1935 This Is the Life
Chicago Commissioner (uncredited)
 1935 The Case of the Lucky Legs
Detective Robinson (uncredited)
 1935 Navy Wife
Chief Steward (uncredited)
 1935 Thunder in the Night
Ambassador - Party Guest (uncredited)
 1935 Here Comes Cookie
Lloyd (uncredited)
 1935 Little Big Shot
Policeman (uncredited)
 1935 Slightly Static (Short)
Mr. Campbell (as Del Henderson)
 1935 Steamboat Round the Bend
Salesman (uncredited)
 1935 Diamond Jim
Gambler (uncredited)
 1935 Hot Tip
Sheriff (as Del Henderson)
 1935 The Daring Young Man
Mayor (uncredited)
 1935 Black Sheep
Customs Officer (uncredited)
 1935 Ruggles of Red Gap
 1935 The Mystery Man
Mr. Clark - Hotel Manager
 1934 It's a Gift
Mr. Abernathy (as Del Henderson)
 1934 The Marines Are Coming
Admiral (uncredited)
 1934 The Captain Hates the Sea
Mr. Holman (uncredited)
 1934 Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch
House Manager (uncredited)
 1934 It's the Cats (Short)
C. J. Holton (uncredited)
 1934 Men in Black (Short)
Dr. Graves (uncredited)
 1934 The Lemon Drop Kid
Judge Forrest
 1934 Something Simple (Short)
J. Wilberforce Tanhauser (as Del Henderson)
 1934 The Notorious Sophie Lang
House Detective (as Del Henderson)
 1934 The Old Fashioned Way
Opera House Manager (uncredited)
 1934 Bottoms Up
Lane Worthing
 1934 You're Telling Me!
Mayor (as Del Henderson)
 1934 Bolero
Theatre Manager (uncredited)
 1934 Search for Beauty
Mac (uncredited)
 1933 On Your Guard
Detective Calvin Carter - aka O'Hara
 1933 Lone Cowboy
Mr. Burton (uncredited)
 1933 Rainbow Over Broadway
 1933 Too Much Harmony
Small Town Theatre Manager (uncredited)
 1933 The Big Brain
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1933 Stolen by Gypsies or Beer and Bicycles (Short)
The Masque
 1933 I Have Lived
 1933 The Moonshiner's Daughter (Short)
The Masque
 1933 The Cohens and Kellys in Trouble
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1933 Lost in Limehouse (Short)
The Masque
 1933 From Hell to Heaven
McCarthy (uncredited)
 1933 Goldie Gets Along
Mr. Moon (uncredited)
 1932 Mr. Bride (Short)
J. P. Henderson (as Del Henderson)
 1932 The Son-Daughter
Hy Py - the Banker (uncredited)
 1932 Choo-Choo! (Short)
Mr. Henderson
 1932 In Walked Charley (Short)
Delbert Henderson, Jackie's Father (as Del Henderson)
 1932 Free Eats (Short)
Mr. Moran
 1931/I The Champ
The Doctor (uncredited)
 1931 Bad Company
Kingston Hotel Resident (uncredited)
 1931 One Hundred Dollars (Short)
 1931 Skip the Maloo! (Short)
Mr. Benson (as Del Henderson)
 1931 Newly Rich
 1931 Hello Napoleon (Short)
Undetermined Role
 1931 Spuk um Mitternacht (Short)
Housekeeper (uncredited)
 1931 The Easiest Way
Bud Williams (uncredited)
 1931 Thundering Tenors (Short)
Senator D.H. Henderson (as Del Henderson)
 1931 Helping Grandma (Short)
Henderson, Chain store official
 1930 Up a Tree (Short)
Del - Publicity Promoter
 1930 Looser Than Loose (Short)
Mr. Henderson (uncredited)
 1930 Bigger and Better (Short)
Mr. Kornman (uncredited)
 1930 Noche de duendes
Ama de casa (uncredited)
 1930 Dollar Dizzy (Short)
Quimby Associate (as Del Henderson)
 1930 The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case (Short)
Housekeeper (uncredited)
 1930 Dixiana
Society Man in Theater Box (uncredited)
 1930 Fast Work (Short)
Old Faithful
 1930 The Sins of the Children
Ted Baldwin
 1930/II Big Money (Short)
Divorce Lawyer
 1930 All Teed Up (Short)
Judge Quirt
 1930 Whispering Whoopee (Short)
Mr. Henderson
 1930 The Dear Slayer (Short)
 1930 Getting a Raise (Short)
Pa's Boss
 1929 Hit the Deck
 1929 The College Coquette
Mr. Forrester - Betty's Father (uncredited)
 1929 Wrong Again (Short)
Painting Owner
 1929 Off to Buffalo (Short)
Charley's boss
 1928 Riley the Cop
Judge Coronelli
 1928 The Power of the Press
Bill Johnson
 1928 Show People
Colonel Pepper
 1928 Is Everybody Happy? (Short)
 1928 3-Ring Marriage
Gangster (as Del Henderson)
 1928 The Patsy
Pa Harrington
 1928 The Crowd
Dick - Mary's Brother
 1927 Getting Gertie's Garter
Barry Scott
 1926 The Clinging Vine
B. Harvey Doolittle
 1924 Fast Company (Short)
Man in Lobby
 1916 Intolerance
Extra (uncredited)
 1916 A Bath House Blunder (Short)
Man at Plunge (uncredited)
 1916 The Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary (Short)
Aunt Mary's Sweetheart
 1915 Divorcons (Short)
Henri Des Prunelles
 1915 Those Bitter Sweets (Short)
The Rival
 1915 For Better - But Worse (Short)
The Police Chief's Daughter's Romeo
 1914 The Genius (Short)
John (Jack) Spencer
 1914 His Loving Spouse (Short)
A Passerby
 1914 The Fall of Muscle-Bound Hicks (Short)
Harry's Second
 1913 The Suffragette Minstrels (Short)
At Theatre
 1913 Papa's Baby (Short)
Papa Binks
 1913 The Widow's Kids (Short)
The Traveling Man
 1913 While the Count Goes Bathing (Short)
The Count
 1913 The Mothering Heart (Short)
Club Patron (uncredited)
 1913 Blame the Wife (Short)
The Husband
 1913 The Daylight Burglar (Short)
The Victim
 1913 The Power of the Camera (Short)
Second Convict
 1913 A Girl's Stratagem (Short)
A Loafer
 1913 The Masher Cop (Short)
The Girl's Sweetheart
 1913 Kissing Kate (Short)
 1912 The Divorcee (Short)
The Divorced Husband
 1912 The Massacre (Short)
In Wagon Train
 1912 An Absent-Minded Burglar (Short)
 1912 A Real Estate Deal (Short)
First Real Estate Clerk
 1912 A Disappointed Mama (Short)
A 'Down-and-Out' (uncredited)
 1912 A Mixed Affair (Short)
Mr. Jenkins
 1912 Stern Papa (Short)
In Outdoor Cafe
 1912 Tragedy of the Dress Suit (Short)
 1912 The Speed Demon (Short)
Racing Official
 1912 Trying to Fool Uncle (Short)
 1912 Algy the Watchman (Short)
Steve Johnson (as Del Henderson)
 1912/I A Close Call (Short)
Street Faker
 1912 Helen's Marriage (Short)
 1912 The Furs (Short)
The Husband
 1912 When the Fire-Bells Rang (Short)
An Actor
 1912 The Fickle Spaniard (Short)
The Padre
 1912 The Leading Man (Short)
Hector La Grand
 1912 The Brave Hunter (Short)
The Brave Hunter's Rival
 1912 Won by a Fish (Short)
The Woman's Father
 1912 Help! Help! (Short)
Office Worker
 1912 Their First Kidnapping Case (Short)
 1912 Oh, Those Eyes (Short)
Gladys' Father
 1912 Those Hicksville Boys (Short)
 1912 A Voice from the Deep (Short)
On Roller Coaster (uncredited)
 1912 Hot Stuff (Short)
Cigar Drummer
 1912 A Spanish Dilemma (Short)
A Friend
 1912 A String of Pearls (Short)
The Millionaire
 1912 A Message from the Moon (Short)
The Old Astronomer
 1912 The Sunbeam (Short)
The Bachelor
 1912 The Fatal Chocolate (Short)
The City Beau
 1912 The Mender of Nets (Short)
The Little Mender's B rother
 1912 For His Son (Short)
Dopokoke Factory Employee (uncredited)
 1912 The Engagement Ring (Short)
 1912 Who Got the Reward (Short)
The Husband
 1911 Her Pet (Short)
The Husband
 1911 The Failure (Short)
In Tavern
 1911 Through Darkened Vales (Short)
First Doctor
 1911 Dooley's Scheme (Short)
A Guest
 1911 Won Through a Medium (Short)
 1911 The Battle (Short)
A Union Officer (uncredited)
 1911 A Victim of Circumstances (Short)
The Husband
 1911 The Long Road (Short)
Wedding Guest
 1911 The Adventures of Billy (Short)
Rich Man
 1911 The Making of a Man (Short)
The Leading Man
 1911 Mr. Bragg, a Fugitive (Short)
Mr. Bragg
 1911 The Baron (Short)
The Baron / A Waiter
 1911 The Villain Foiled (Short)
Harry's 2nd Friend
 1911 The Diving Girl (Short)
A Bather
 1911 The Blind Princess and the Poet (Short)
Lord Gold
 1911 Mr. Peck Goes Calling (Short)
 1911 The Last Drop of Water (Short)
Undetermined Role
 1911 The Ghost (Short)
A Crook
 1911 The Jealous Husband (Short)
The Doctor
 1911 The Wonderful Eye (Short)
 1911 Fighting Blood (Short)
A Soldier
 1911 The Primal Call (Short)
The Creditor
 1911 Enoch Arden: Part II (Short)
 1911 Dave's Love Affair (Short)
 1911 The Crooked Road (Short)
The Husband
 1911 The New Dress (Short)
 1911 In the Days of '49 (Short)
Handsome Jack
 1911 The Two Sides (Short)
The Mexican Laborer
 1911 A Knight of the Road (Short)
The Hobo
 1911/I The Chief's Daughter (Short)
At Settlement
 1911 The Broken Cross (Short)
The Manicurist's Friend
 1911 The Lonedale Operator (Short)
1st Tramp
 1911 Teaching Dad to Like Her (Short)
Harry's Father
 1911 Was He a Coward? (Short)
The Foreman
 1911/I Comrades (Short)
 1911 Conscience (Short)
A Hunter
 1911 A Wreath of Orange Blossoms (Short)
The Rake
 1911 The Poor Sick Men (Short)
The Father
 1911 His Trust Fulfilled (Short)
 1911 Help Wanted (Short)
The Uncle
 1911 When a Man Loves (Short)
Mr. Bach - the Rich Bachelor
 1911 The Two Paths (Short)
 1910 The Lesson (Short)
 1910 Happy Jack, a Hero (Short)
Mr. Stamford
 1910 A Child's Stratagem (Short)
 1910 A Plain Song (Short)
The City Slicker
 1910 The Song of the Wildwood Flute (Short)
Dove Eyes' Rival Suitor
 1910 Simple Charity (Short)
Boss in Store
 1910 The Fugitive (Short)
Man in Farewell Crowd / Confederate Soldier
 1910 Waiter No. 5 (Short)
In Restaurant
 1910 The Message of the Violin (Short)
The Baron
 1910 The Banker's Daughters (Short)
 1910 The Broken Doll (Short)
 1910 A Lucky Toothache (Short)
 1910 The Masher (Short)
 1910 That Chink at Golden Gulch (Short)
Gentleman Jim Dandy
 1910 A Gold Necklace (Short)
In Cafe
 1910 The Oath and the Man (Short)
 1910 Little Angels of Luck (Short)
At Work
 1910 Muggsy Becomes a Hero (Short)
A Tramp
 1910 The Affair of an Egg (Short) (as Del Henderson)
 1910 The Modern Prodigal (Short)
At Post Office
 1910 Wilful Peggy (Short)
A Servant
 1910 The Usurer (Short)
First Mover
 1910 A Salutary Lesson (Short)
On Beach
 1910 Unexpected Help (Short)
2nd Gambler
 1910 The Call to Arms (Short)
 1910 A Child's Impulse (Short)
At First Party / At Second Party
 1910 The Marked Time-Table (Short)
In Gambling Hall
 1910 The Face at the Window (Short)
The Butler / At First Club
 1910 In the Border States (Short)
Union Officer (uncredited)
 1910 A Child of the Ghetto (Short)
The Proprietor
 1910 The Purgation (Short)
The Girl's Father
 1910 The Impalement (Short)
At First Party / At Second Party
 1910 Ramona (Short)
Man at Burial
 1910 Over Silent Paths (Short)
The Wanderer
 1910 The Unchanging Sea (Short)
The Rescuer
 1910 The Gold Seekers (Short)
The Claim Agent
 1910 The Way of the World (Short)
The Foreman
 1910 The Tenderfoot's Triumph (Short)
A Cowboy
 1910 Thou Shalt Not (Short)
At Party
 1910 A Romance of the Western Hills (Short)
 1910/I The Two Brothers (Short)
 1910 Gold Is Not All (Short)
Tom Darrell - Mabel's Husband
 1910 The Twisted Trail (Short)
Ranch Hand
 1910 Faithful (Short)
 1910 The Love of Lady Irma (Short)
Lady Irma's Husband
 1910 The Converts (Short)
In Bar
 1910 The Newlyweds (Short)
A Friend / On Train
 1910 Taming a Husband (Short)
 1910 The Englishman and the Girl (Short)
Member of Dramatic Club
 1910 One Night, and Then -- (Short)
At the Party
 1910 The Duke's Plan (Short)
One of the Duke's Men (unconfirmed)
 1910 The Course of True Love (Short)
One of Ben's Friends
 1910 The Woman from Mellon's (Short)
In Second Office
 1910 The Cloister's Touch (Short)
One of the Duke's Men
 1910 The Last Deal (Short)
At Card Game
 1909 The Broken Locket (Short)
 1909 The Salvation Army Lass (Short)
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Florence Lee  (his death)

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