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Arthur Hoyt (1873–1953)

Extremely prolific actor/director of the silent screen, on Broadway from 1905. Hoyt joined the acting fraternity through the recommendations of an uncle, who worked as dramatic editor for a Cleveland tabloid. Signed by theatrical producer George C. Tyler (1868-1946), he began on stage (earning $10 per week), playing up to ten different parts. He ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Lost World Prof. Summerlee
A Slave of Vanity Croker Harrington
Camille Count de Varville


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 1947 The Sin of Harold Diddlebock
J.P. Blackstone
 1944 The Great Moment
Presidential Secretary (uncredited)
 1944 Hail the Conquering Hero
Rev. Upperman (uncredited)
 1943 The Miracle of Morgan's Creek
McGinty's Secretary (uncredited)
 1943 Keep 'Em Slugging
Mr. Quink (uncredited)
 1942 My Heart Belongs to Daddy
Smith, Faculty Member (uncredited)
 1942 Apache Trail
Meredith - Stage Passenger (uncredited)
 1942 The Palm Beach Story
Pullman Conductor
 1941 Babes on Broadway
Little Man Entering Nick's (uncredited)
 1941 Sullivan's Travels
Preacher at Revival Mission (uncredited)
 1941 Marry the Boss's Daughter
Tired Man (uncredited)
 1941 Moon Over Her Shoulder
Daniel Q. Boone Sr. (uncredited)
 1941 They Meet Again
Redmond, Governor's Secretary
 1941 Million Dollar Baby
Mr. Fish, Attorney (uncredited)
 1941 1-2-3-Go! (Short)
 1941 The Lady Eve
Lawyer at Phone in Pike's Office (uncredited)
 1940 Goin' Fishin' (Short)
Man on bus (uncredited)
 1940 Hullabaloo
Audition Official (uncredited)
 1940 Christmas in July
Mild Juror (uncredited)
 1940 I Love You Again
Mr. Hines - Floorwalker (uncredited)
 1940 The Great McGinty
Mayor Wilfred H. Tillinghast
 1940 The Man Who Wouldn't Talk
Little Man (uncredited)
 1939 Should Husbands Work?
 1939 It Could Happen to You
Alumni Member (uncredited)
 1939 East Side of Heaven
Loftus (uncredited)
 1939 Sergeant Madden
Police Prompter (uncredited)
 1939 Made for Each Other
Jury Foreman (uncredited)
 1938 Men of Steel (Short)
Mr. Ogelthorpe, Board of Directors (uncredited)
 1938 The Cowboy and the Lady
Valet (uncredited)
 1938 Hard to Get
Mr. Petewyler (uncredited)
 1938 Girls on Probation
Mr. Engstrom
 1938 Five of a Kind
Editor Crane's Flunky (uncredited)
 1938 The Sisters
Tom Selig
 1938 The Rage of Paris
Assistant Manager (uncredited)
 1938 One Wild Night
McBride (uncredited)
 1938 You and Me
Mr. Klein (uncredited)
 1938 The Devil's Party
 1938 A Trip to Paris
Chief Councilman (uncredited)
 1938 Love on a Budget
Fred - Chief Councilman (uncredited)
 1938 Start Cheering
 1938 The Black Doll
 1937 The Westland Case
Dr. Shuttle
 1937 Love Takes Flight
 1937 The Wrong Road
 1937 Partners in Crime
Callahan's Secretary (uncredited)
 1937 She's No Lady
Mr. Douglas
 1937 It's All Yours
 1937 Easy Living
Jeweler (uncredited)
 1937 Love in a Bungalow
A man
 1937 Ever Since Eve
Hotel Manager
 1937 A Star Is Born
Assistant Makeup Artist (uncredited)
 1937 Let's Get Married
Minister (uncredited)
 1937 Paradise Express
Phineas K. Trotter
 1937 When You're in Love
Man with Newsaper and Deaf Wife (uncredited)
 1937 Join the Marines
Capt. James
 1937 Racing Lady
Racetrack Bettor (uncredited)
 1937 We Who Are About to Die
Governor's Secretary (uncredited)
 1936 Great Guy
Furniture Salesman (uncredited)
 1936 Laughing at Trouble
Sam Turner (uncredited)
 1936 Four Days Wonder
George Parracot
 1936 Pennies from Heaven
Collector of Taxes (uncredited)
 1936 Smartest Girl in Town
The Minister (uncredited)
 1936 How to Be a Detective (Short)
Worried Citizen (uncredited)
 1936 15 Maiden Lane
Neilson - Jeweller's Assistant (uncredited)
 1936 Don't Turn 'em Loose
Judge Bass - Head of Parole Board (uncredited)
 1936 Lady Luck
J. Baldwin Hemingway
 1936 Walking on Air
Mr. Thompson (uncredited)
 1936 Sing, Baby, Sing
Mr. Vissinger (uncredited)
 1936 M'Liss
Mayor James Morpher
 1936 Poor Little Rich Girl
Percival Gooch
 1936 Early to Bed
 1936 Fury
Grouch (uncredited)
 1936 Gentle Julia
Mr. Wainwright - Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
 1936 Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
Budington (uncredited)
 1936 Song and Dance Man
Timid Man (uncredited)
 1936 My Marriage
Salesman (uncredited)
 1936 Two in the Dark
Mr. Pinkley (uncredited)
 1935 Magnificent Obsession
 1935 Your Uncle Dudley
Mr. Deepwater (uncredited)
 1935 Bad Boy
Department Store Manager (uncredited)
 1935 1,000 Dollars a Minute
Jewelry Store Clerk
 1935 Welcome Home
 1935 Men of Action
Mr. Evans
 1935 The Raven
Chapman - Buyer of Poe Memorabilia (uncredited)
 1935 Love Me Forever
Sneezing Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
 1935 Chinatown Squad
William Ward
 1935 Ginger
Parker's Secretary (uncredited)
 1935 Let 'em Have It
Shoe Store Manager (uncredited)
 1935 Vagabond Lady
Spear Department Head (uncredited)
 1935 Traveling Saleslady
Delegate (uncredited)
 1935 A Night at the Ritz
Mr. Hassler
 1935 All the King's Horses
Henpecked Husband (uncredited)
 1935 Murder on a Honeymoon
Dr. O'Rourke
 1935 Society Doctor
Hospital Visitor (uncredited)
 1935 Behind the Evidence
Secretary (uncredited)
 1934 One Hour Late
 1934 Babbitt
Willis Ivans
 1934 College Rhythm
Third Tramp (uncredited)
 1934 Jealousy
Mr. Smith
 1934 I'll Fix It
School Principal (uncredited)
 1934 I Sell Anything
Pedestrian Frank Entwistle (uncredited)
 1934 When Strangers Meet
Mr. Peter Peck
 1934 No Ransom
 1934 Student Tour
Assistant to Dean (uncredited)
 1934 Wake Up and Dream
George Spelvin
 1934 Kansas City Princess
Mr. Greenway
 1934 Million Dollar Ransom
Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
 1934 Springtime for Henry
Alfred Ordway
 1934 One More River
Perkins (uncredited)
 1934 The Cat's-Paw
Reporter (uncredited)
 1934 Hat, Coat, and Glove
Mr. James Gardner (uncredited)
 1934 The Notorious Sophie Lang
Jeweler (uncredited)
 1934 Let's Try Again
 1934 Sing and Like It
Theatre Tickets Buyer (uncredited)
 1934 Unknown Blonde
Mr. Vail
 1934 Uncertain Lady
 1934 The Crosby Case
Wilson (uncredited)
 1934 It Happened One Night
 1934 The Cat and the Fiddle
Meek and Humble Man Knocked Down by Lady (uncredited)
 1934 The Super Snooper (Short)
 1934 The 9th Guest
Osgood's Secretary (uncredited)
 1934 The Meanest Gal in Town
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1933 Hold Your Temper (Short)
 1933 The Prizefighter and the Lady
Ringside Fan (uncredited)
 1933 In the Money
Professor Higginbottom
 1933 The Chief
Man at Alderman Meeting (uncredited)
 1933 Only Yesterday
Burton - Party Guest (uncredited)
 1933 Curtain at Eight
Watkins - Night Watchman
 1933 Ann Vickers
Mr. Penny (uncredited)
 1933 Ladies Must Love
Apartment Manager (uncredited)
 1933 Ducky Dear (Short)
 1933 Sing Sinner Sing
Uncle Homer
 1933 Shanghai Madness
Van Emery
 1933 A Shriek in the Night
 1933 Laughing at Life
 1933 Easy Millions
 1933 Bed of Roses
Hoyt - Paige's Secretary (uncredited)
 1933 Gambling Ship
Roger (uncredited)
 1933 Heroes for Sale
Gibson's Secretary (uncredited)
 1933 His Private Secretary
 1933 Emergency Call
Millionaire's Male Secretary (uncredited)
 1933 Man Hunt
John Harper, Realtor (uncredited)
 1933 The Cohens and Kellys in Trouble
Boswell (uncredited)
 1933 Infernal Machine
Man with Pet Mice (uncredited)
 1933 Pleasure Cruise
 1933 Daring Daughters
 1933 The Eleventh Commandment
Charlie Moore
 1933 Phantom Thunderbolt
Eaton's Secretary (uncredited)
 1933 Dangerously Yours
Dr. Ryder
 1933 Goldie Gets Along
Mayor Silas C. Simms
 1933 The Billion Dollar Scandal
Masterson's Secretary (uncredited)
 1933 No Other Woman
Bridge Player (uncredited)
 1932 20,000 Years in Sing Sing
Dr. Meeker (uncredited)
 1932 Call Her Savage
Mr. Russell - Attorney (uncredited)
 1932 Madison Square Garden
Desk Clerk (uncredited)
 1932 Red-Haired Alibi
 1932 Vanity Street
Albert Kerr- aka Mr. Tidy
 1932 The Crusader
Oscar Shane
 1932 The All-American
 1932 Devil and the Deep
Mr. Planet
 1932 American Madness
 1932 Madame Racketeer
Shiffem (uncredited)
 1932 The Washington Masquerade
Dinner Guest (uncredited)
 1932 Dynamite Ranch
 1932 Unashamed
Dr. James W. Osgood (uncredited)
 1932 Make Me a Star
Hardy Powell
 1932 New Morals for Old
Art Student (uncredited)
 1932 The Strange Case of Clara Deane
Mortimer (uncredited)
 1932 Love in High Gear
Thaddeus Heath
 1932 The Impatient Maiden
Mr. Thomas
 1932 The Beast of the City
Intimidated Witness (uncredited)
 1932 Forbidden
Martin (uncredited)
 1931 Peach O'Reno
 1931 Full Coverage (Short)
 1931 Take 'em and Shake 'em (Short)
 1931 Palmy Days
Man at Seance and at Party (uncredited)
 1931 Side Show
Dr. Martin (uncredited)
 1931 Bought!
Archie (uncredited)
 1931 Gold Dust Gertie
Dr. Rodman Tate - the Minister
 1931 Hello Napoleon (Short)
Undetermined Role
 1931 Young Sinners (uncredited)
 1931 Blondes Prefer Bonds (Short)
The Husband
 1931 Disappearing Enemies (Short)
 1931 The Flood
Uncle George
 1931 Sit Tight
Mr. Bixby (uncredited)
 1931 Inspiration
 1931 The Gang Buster
Telephone Caller (uncredited)
 1930 The Criminal Code
Leonard Nettleford
 1930 Going Wild
Robert Story
 1930 Along Came Youth
 1930 The Life of the Party
 1930 Extravagance
Bridge Playing Guest (uncredited)
 1930 On Your Back
 1930 The Boss's Orders (Short)
 1930 Night Work
George Twining (uncredited)
 1930 Dumbbells in Ermine
Siegfried Strong
 1930 The Girl Said No
The Minister (uncredited)
 1930 Seven Days Leave
Mr. Willings
 1930 Peacock Alley
 1929 Seven Keys to Baldpate
Professor Boyle (scenes deleted)
 1929 Her Private Affair
Michael Sturm
 1929 Say It with Songs
Mr. Jones
 1929 The Wheel of Life
George Faraker
 1929 Protection
 1929 Stolen Kisses
 1928 My Man
 1928 The Rush Hour
Professor Jones
 1928 Home, James
William Waller (floorwalker)
 1928 Just Married
 1927 Husbands for Rent
Waldo Squibbs
 1927 A Texas Steer
Knott Innitt
 1927 Shanghai Bound
 1927 The Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary
Gus Watkins
 1927 Ten Modern Commandments
George Disbrow
 1927 Tillie the Toiler
Mr. Smythe
 1927 The Love Thrill
 1927 The Mysterious Rider
King's Secretary
 1927 An Affair of the Follies
The Inventor
 1926 For Wives Only
Dr. Fritz Schwerman
 1926 Dangerous Friends
Frederick Betts
 1926 That Model from Paris
Modeling House Manager
 1926 Up in Mabel's Room
 1926 Footloose Widows
 1926 Eve's Leaves
 1926 The Midnight Sun
Yessky - Kusmin's Secretary
 1926 The Crown of Lies
 1926 Monte Carlo
 1926 The Danger Girl
Mortimer Travers
 1926 The Gilded Butterfly
Mr. Ralston
 1925 The Coming of Amos
Bendyke Hamilton
 1925 Eve's Lover
Amos Potts
 1925 Any Woman
 1925 Private Affairs
Alf Stacy
 1925 The Sporting Venus
 1925 Head Winds
Winthrop Van Felt
 1925 The Lost World
Prof. Summerlee (as Mr. Arthur Hoyt)
 1924 Sundown
Henry Crawley
 1924 Her Marriage Vow
 1924 The Dangerous Blonde
Mr. Faraday
 1924 Bluff
Algy Henderson
 1924 When a Man's a Man
Professor Parkhill
 1924 Daring Youth
Winston Howell
 1924 Do It Now
 1923 To the Ladies
Tom Baker
 1923 The Love Piker
Professor Click
 1923 An Old Sweetheart of Mine
Frederick McCann
 1923 Souls for Sale
Jimmy Leland (uncredited)
 1923 The White Flower
Gregory Bolton
 1922 The Strangers' Banquet
 1922 Little Wildcat
Mr. Wilding
 1922 Love Is an Awful Thing
Harold Wright
 1922 The Understudy
Cathbert Vane
 1922 The Top of New York
Mr. Brady
 1922 Restless Souls
Edgar Swetson
 1922 Kissed
Horace Peabody
 1922 Is Matrimony a Failure?
Mr. Wilbur
 1922 Too Much Wife
John Coningsby
 1921 The Foolish Age
Lester Hicks
 1921 Red Courage
Nathan Hitch
 1921 Camille
Count de Varville
 1921 Don't Neglect Your Wife
Ben Travers
 1920 A Slave of Vanity
Croker Harrington
 1920 In the Heart of a Fool
Mortie Sands
 1920 Trumpet Island
Henry Caron
 1920 The Desperate Hero
 1920 Nurse Marjorie
Anthony, Duke of Donegal
 1920 The Girl in Number 29
 1920 The Triflers
Charles Lewiston
 1919 The Grim Game
Dr. Harvey Tyson
 1919 Cowardice Court
Lord Cecil Bazelhurst
 1918 The Yellow Dog
Albert Walker
 1917 Unto the End
 1917 Mr. Opp
Mr. D. Webster Opp
 1917 The Show Down
Oliver North
 1917 Bringing Home Father
Pa Swazey
 1917 The Man in the Trunk (Short)
Diego Rey
 1917 Perils of the Secret Service (Episode #5)
 1916 Little Partner (Short)
 1916 The Devil's Bondwoman
The Alchemist
 1916 A Stranger from Somewhere
Daniel Darling
 1916 Love Never Dies
Monsieur Jarnier
 1916 The Heart of a Show Girl (Short)
 1914 The Scrub Lady (Short)
James Olcott - a Friend in Need
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Stage Play: Once Upon a Time. Comedy. Written by Genevieve Greville Haines. Berkeley Lyceum Theatre: 2 Jan 1905- Jan 1905 (closing date unknown/8 performances). Cast: Albert S. Angeles, Colin Campbell, Gertrude Coghlan (as "Dona Ana"), Mathilde Cottrelly (as "Concepcion"), Robert T. Haines (as "Don Juan"), Ida Hoppe, Arthur Hoyt [credited ... See more »

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Was in three Oscar Best Picture nominees It Happened One Night (1934), Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) and A Star Is Born (1937), with only the first of these winning.

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