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Bob Kortman (1887–1967)

Bob Kortman began his career acting in William S. Hart westerns in 1915 and throughout his career supported such actors as Gary Cooper, Buck Jones, Tim McCoy, Hoot Gibson, Johnny Mack Brown, and Laurel and Hardy. See full bio »

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 1953 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Man on Pier
- Search in the Night (1953) ... Man on Pier (uncredited)
 1952 Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick
Jed (uncredited)
 1952 Flaming Feather
Lafe (uncredited)
 1951 Best of the Badmen
Henchman (uncredited)
 1951 Ace in the Hole
Digger (uncredited)
 1951 The Redhead and the Cowboy
Rusty (uncredited)
 1951 The Mating Season
Janitor (uncredited)
 1950 Branded
Hank (uncredited)
 1950 Broken Arrow
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1950 Fancy Pants
Henchman (uncredited)
 1950 Copper Canyon
Bill Newton
 1949 Samson and Delilah
Vendor (uncredited)
 1949 Sorrowful Jones
Horse Player (uncredited)
 1949 Streets of Laredo
Lorn's Henchman (uncredited)
 1948 The Paleface
Saloon Patron Restraining Joe (uncredited)
 1948 Whispering Smith
Gabby Barton
 1948 Hazard
Bartender (uncredited)
 1948 The Big Clock
Guard (uncredited)
 1947 Wild Harvest
Sam (uncredited)
 1947 Unconquered
Frontiersman / Indian (uncredited)
 1947 Blaze of Noon
Farmer (uncredited)
 1947 California
Pioneer (uncredited)
 1946 Landrush
Henchman Sackett (uncredited)
 1946 The Virginian
Man at Bar (uncredited)
 1946 Gunning for Vengeance
Henchman Curly (uncredited)
 1946 Frontier Gunlaw
Henchman Mace (as Robert Kortman)
 1946 Two Years Before the Mast
Bobson - Sailor (uncredited)
 1945 Stagecoach Outlaws
Matt Brawley (as Robert Kortman)
 1945 Along Came Jones
Wagon Driver (uncredited)
 1945 Rough Ridin' Justice
Henchman Pete (uncredited)
 1945 Marked for Murder
Henchman (as Robert Kortman)
 1944 The Whispering Skull
Henchman Joe Carter (as Robert Kortman)
 1944 Saddle Leather Law
Henchman Choate (uncredited)
 1944 Call of the Rockies
Henchman Watson (as Robert Kortman)
 1944 Forty Thieves
Joe Garms
 1944 The Pinto Bandit
Draw Dudley (as Robert Kortman)
 1944 Wyoming Hurricane
Henchman Vic (uncredited)
 1944 Outlaws of Santa Fe
Ed - Henchman
 1944 Guns of the Law
Joe Hyslop (as Robert Kortman)
 1944 Sundown Valley
Gorman (uncredited)
 1944 Beneath Western Skies
Bart Walker (uncredited)
 1944 Lucky Cowboy (Short)
 1943 California Joe
Henchman (as Robert Kortman)
 1943 The Vigilantes Ride
Drag - Henchman (uncredited)
 1943 Boss of Rawhide
Henchman (uncredited)
 1943 Man from Music Mountain
Henchman (uncredited)
 1943 Black Hills Express
Henchman Dutch
 1943 Leather Burners
Blackie - Henchman (uncredited)
 1943 Riders of the Rio Grande
Zeke - Henchman (uncredited)
 1943 The Avenging Rider
Harris - Henchman
 1943 Days of Old Cheyenne
Slim Boyd (as Robert Kortman)
 1943 Border Patrol
Mine Guard (uncredited)
 1942 The Sundown Kid
Luke - Henchman
 1942 Lost Canyon
 1942 The Forest Rangers
Lumberjack (uncredited)
 1942 Bandit Ranger
 1942 Thundering Hoofs
Henchman (uncredited)
 1942 Range Rhythm (Short)
Henchman (uncredited)
 1942 Jesse James, Jr.
Henchman Blackie Deane (uncredited)
 1941 Fighting Bill Fargo
Henchman (uncredited)
 1941 Sullivan's Travels
Convict Watching Movie in Church (uncredited)
 1941 Twilight on the Trail
Kervy's Henchman & Guard (uncredited)
 1941 Death Valley Outlaws
Indian Pete (uncredited)
 1941 Stick to Your Guns
Concho (uncredited)
 1941 Six-Gun Gold
Henchman (uncredited)
 1941 Wide Open Town
Henchman Blackie (uncredited)
 1941 Fugitive Valley
Red Langdon
 1941 Rawhide Rangers
Henchman Dirk
 1941 The Shepherd of the Hills
Bald Knobber (uncredited)
 1941 Law of the Range
Henchman in Cabin (uncredited)
 1941 Lady from Louisiana
Lottery Thug (uncredited)
 1941 Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie
Barfly (uncredited)
 1941 The Lone Rider Rides On
Henchman Dave
 1940 The Green Hornet Strikes Again!
Gang Farmhouse Owner (uncredited)
 1940 Law and Order
Henchman Pete (uncredited)
 1940 Cherokee Strip
Henchman (uncredited)
 1940 Brigham Young
Agitator (uncredited)
 1940 When the Daltons Rode
Rigby Henchman (uncredited)
 1940 Stagecoach War
Outlaw at Campfire (uncredited)
 1940 Winners of the West
Gorbel [Ch. 8] (uncredited)
 1940 Adventures of Red Ryder
One-Eye Chapin
 1940 Hidden Gold
Hideout Henchman (uncredited)
 1940 Boss of Bullion City
Henchman (uncredited)
 1940 The House Across the Bay
Prison Guard (uncredited)
 1940 The Green Hornet
George Scanlon - Ballot Stuffer [Ch. 10] (uncredited)
 1939 Oklahoma Frontier
J. W. Saunders (as Robert Kortman)
 1939 Renegade Trail
Haskins (uncredited)
 1939 Beau Geste
Legionnaire (uncredited)
 1939 The Oregon Trail
Bartender (uncredited)
 1939 Timber Stampede
Pete Larkin - Homesteader (uncredited)
 1939 Union Pacific
Gentleman at Golden Spike Ceremony (uncredited)
 1939 Hotel Imperial
Austrian Sergeant (uncredited)
 1939 The Oklahoma Kid
Juror #9 (uncredited)
 1939 Arizona Legion
Sergeant Clarke (uncredited)
 1938 The Law West of Tombstone
Charlie McQuinn (uncredited)
 1938 Law of the Texan
Henchman Quinn
 1938 The Spider's Web
Henchman-Mechanic (uncredited)
 1938 The Mysterious Rider
Henchman (uncredited)
 1938 The Renegade Ranger
Idaho (as Robert Kortman)
 1938 You Can't Take It with You
Man (uncredited)
 1938 Spawn of the North
Russian Henchman (uncredited)
 1938 Panamint's Bad Man
Red - Henchman (uncredited)
 1938 Stagecoach Days
Barney - Lead Henchman (uncredited)
 1938 Spirit of Youth
Tommy Bright (uncredited)
 1938 West of Rainbow's End
Henchman Speck
 1938 The Buccaneer
Pirate (uncredited)
 1937 Texas Trail
Henchman Hawks (as Robert Kortman)
 1937 Zorro Rides Again
Trellinger (as Robert Kortman)
 1937 Luck of Roaring Camp
Yuba Bill (as Robert Kortman)
 1937 Black Aces
Wolf Whalen (as Robert Kortman)
 1937 The Rangers Step In
Wes (uncredited)
 1937 Wild West Days
Trigger Benton (as Robert Kortman)
 1937 Anything for a Thrill
 1937 Smoke Tree Range
Henchman Paso Wells
 1937 Secret Agent X-9
'Trader' Delaney [Chs. 7-9, 11-12] (as Robert Kortman)
 1937 The Soldier and the Lady
Tartar (uncredited)
 1937 Trouble in Morocco
Henchman (uncredited)
 1937 Sandflow
 1937 Ranger Courage
Henchman Toady
 1936 Robinson Crusoe of Clipper Island
Wilson - Gang Yacht Captain (as Robert Kortman)
 1936 Ghost-Town Gold
Monk (Barrington's Henchman)
 1936 The Unknown Ranger
Henchman Quirt
 1936 Romance Rides the Range
Clem Allen (as Robert Kortman)
 1936 The Vigilantes Are Coming
Boris Petroff
 1936 Winds of the Wasteland
Cherokee Joe - Henchman (as Robert Kortman)
 1936 Private Number
Policeman in Raid (uncredited)
 1936 The Lonely Trail
Captain Hays
 1936 On the Wrong Trek (Short)
Gang Member in Cap (uncredited)
 1936/I The Amazing Exploits of the Clutching Hand
Henchman Number Six - aka Spike Harvey (uncredited)
 1936 Feud of the West
'Hawk' Decker
 1936 Heroes of the Range
Slick (as Robert Kortman)
 1936 Song of the Saddle
Henchman (uncredited)
 1936 The Trail of the Lonesome Pine
Gorley Falin
 1936 Rose of the Rancho
Kincaid Henchman (uncredited)
 1935 Swifty
Clam Givens
 1935 The Ivory-Handled Gun
Alf Steen
 1935 Lawless Range
Tall Ranch Hand Clocking John (uncredited)
 1935 Wild Mustang
Utah Evans (as Robert Kortman)
 1935 Barbary Coast
Townsman on Pier (uncredited)
 1935 Branded a Coward
Henchman (uncredited)
 1935 The Arizonian
Henchman-Deputy Red Fern (uncredited)
 1935 The Miracle Rider
 1935 The Crimson Trail
Henchman Cal
 1934/II Burn 'Em Up Barnes
 1934 Mystery Mountain
Hank - Rattler Henchman
 1934 When a Man Sees Red
Henchman Spook (uncredited)
 1934 Kid Millions
Desert Rider (uncredited)
 1934 Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back
Sailor (uncredited)
 1934 A Man's Game
 1934/I Burn 'Em Up Barnes
Henchman Frazer [Chs. 5-12] (uncredited)
 1934 Smoking Guns
Henchman Biff
 1934 Sing and Like It
Mug at Premiere (uncredited)
 1934 Spitfire
Sam Cleaver (uncredited)
 1934 Sixteen Fathoms Deep
Cimos - Second Henchman
 1933 On Your Guard
Chuck Benson
 1933 The Fighting Code
Henchman Carter (uncredited)
 1933 The Mystery Squadron
 1933 Before Midnight
Plainclothesman (uncredited)
 1933 Hold the Press
Convict Trimble (uncredited)
 1933 Lady for a Day
Reception Guest (uncredited)
 1933 The Trail Drive
Henchman Blake
 1933 The Midnight Patrol (Short)
Tire Thief (uncredited)
 1933 Rainbow Ranch
Marvin Black (as Robert Kortman)
 1933 The Fugitive
Dutch Walton (as Robert Kortman)
 1933 Laughing at Life
Construction Worker (uncredited)
 1933 King of the Arena
 1933 Sunset Pass
 1933 The Whispering Shadow
Jasper Slade - The Convict
 1933 Phantom Thunderbolt
One-Shot Mallory
 1933 Terror Trail
Tim McPherson (as Robert Kortman)
 1932 Island of Lost Souls
Mr. Hogan (uncredited)
 1932 The Forty-Niners
Settler (uncredited)
 1932 Between Fighting Men
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1932 White Eagle
 1932 Gold
Henchman Without Mustache (as Robert Kortman)
 1932 Come on, Tarzan
Spike - Henchman
 1932 The Night Rider
Steve - Henchman
 1932 Cornered
Pete Fleming (uncredited)
 1932 The World and the Flesh
Revolutionary (uncredited)
 1932 The Fighting Fool
Henchman Charley
 1932 Ridin' for Justice
Deputy Bob (uncredited)
 1931 Ladies of the Big House
Inmate (uncredited)
 1931 The Deadline
Lefty (uncredited)
 1931 Beau Hunks (Short)
New Recruit (uncredited)
 1931 The Lightning Warrior
Wells - Henchman
 1931 24 Hours
Dave the Slapper (uncredited)
 1931 Branded
Tex aka Bill Saunders (uncredited)
 1931 Pardon Us
Prisoner - Tiger's Pal (uncredited)
 1931 The Vanishing Legion
Henchman Marno
 1931 Subway Express
 1931 City Streets
First Henchman (uncredited)
 1931 Los presidiarios
Prisoner (uncredited)
 1931 The Conquering Horde
Digger Hale
 1931 Trader Horn (scenes deleted)
 1931 The Last Parade
One of Marino's Henchmen (uncredited)
 1931 Cimarron
Killer (uncredited)
 1930 The Criminal Code
Convict Barber (uncredited)
 1930 Women Everywhere
Swedish Legionnaire (uncredited)
 1930 Bear Shooters (Short)
Bob (uncredited)
 1930 Los cazadores de osos (Short)
Bob, bootlegger
 1930 The Cuckoos
Gypsy (uncredited)
 1930 La estación de gasolina (Short)
1st Bootlegger (uncredited)
 1930 The Big Kick (Short)
1st Bootlegger (uncredited)
 1930 The Lone Defender
Jenkins - Henchman (as Robert Kortman)
 1930 The Fighting Parson (Short)
Bandit (uncredited)
 1929 Devil-May-Care
Bonapartist (uncredited)
 1929 The Virginian
Rustler Who Is Shot (uncredited)
 1929 Condemned!
Prison Guard (uncredited)
 1929 The Mysterious Island
Island Stronghold Guard (uncredited)
 1929 A Tenderfoot Terror (Short) (as Robert Kortman)
 1929 The Lone Rider (Short)
 1929 Perilous Paths (Short) (as Robert Kortman)
 1929 The Thrill Hunter (Short) (as Robert Kortman)
 1929 Waltzing Around (Short)
 1929 The Black Watch
42nd Highlander (uncredited)
 1929 A Rider of the Sierras (Short)
The Desperado (as Robert Kortman)
 1929 Weary River
Prison Guard (uncredited)
 1929 The Range Wolf (Short)
Bad Guy (uncredited)
 1928 The Divine Lady
Sailor Upset at Rotten Food (uncredited)
 1928 The Big Killing
Sixth Beagle Son
 1928 Fleetwing
Auda (as Robert Kortman)
 1928 Four Sons
German Army Barber (uncredited)
 1928 Always a Gentleman (Short)
 1928 The Noose
Death Row Convict (uncredited)
 1927 Blood Will Tell
Carloon (as Robert Kortman)
 1927 Sunrise
Villager (uncredited)
 1927 Hills of Peril
 1927 Duck Soup (Short)
Forest Ranger
 1927 Somebody's Fault (Short)
The Electrician (as Robert Kortman)
 1927 Drama Deluxe (Short)
 1926 The Eagle of the Sea
Pirate (uncredited)
 1926 The Temptress
Duras Henchman (uncredited)
 1926 The Non-Stop Bride (Short)
 1926 Honest Injun (Short)
Black Bart
 1926 The Devil Horse
Prowling Wolf (as Robert Kortman)
 1926 Nothing Matters (Short)
Egbert's Pal
 1925 Spot Light (Short) (as Robert Kortman)
 1925 Unseen Enemies
'Bingo' Strook
 1925 Below Zero (Short)
Pierre Baptiste (as Robert Kortman)
 1925 Going Great (Short) (as Robert Kortman)
 1925 Hello, Hollywood (Short) (as Robert Kortman)
 1924 The White Sheep
Milt Tyler (as Robert Kortman)
 1923/I The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Hook-Hand (uncredited)
 1923 His Last Race
Henchman (as Robert Kortman)
 1923 The Shock
Henchman (uncredited)
 1923 Scars of Jealousy
Revenue officer (uncredited)
 1922 The Lone Hand
Curley (as Robert Kortman)
 1922 Gun Shy
Buck Brady
 1922 Another Man's Boots
Sly Stevens (as Robert Kourtman)
 1922 Heart's Haven
Dog Catcher (uncredited)
 1922 Arabian Love
Ahmed Bey (as Robert Kortman)
 1922 Wolf Pack
The Wolf (as Robert Kortman)
 1922 Travelin' on
Gila (as Robert Kortman)
 1922 Streak of Yellow (Short)
 1921 Winners of the West
Sioux Warrior (uncredited)
 1921 Montana Bill
Crooked Ranch Foreman (as Robert Korman)
 1921 Western Pep
Head of the Gang
 1921 The Whistle
Scardon (uncredited)
 1921 The Fightin' Actor (Short)
Hank Forbes (as Robert Kortman)
 1920 Godless Men
Seaman Speiss (as Robert Kortman)
 1919 The Great Radium Mystery
The Buzzard
 1919 Dangerous Nan McGrew (Short)
The Very Bad Man
 1919 Through the Wrong Door
James (as Robert Kortman)
 1919 Square Deal Sanderson
Hired Killer (uncredited)
 1917 The Narrow Trail
Moose Holleran (as Robert Kortman)
 1917 The Silent Man
Sheriff (uncredited)
 1917 A Domestic Hound (Short)
The Man-with-Money (as Robert Kortman)
 1917 Cactus Nell (Short)
Undetermined Secondary Role (as Robert Kortman)
 1917 His Naughty Thought (Short)
Cabaret Manager - Babe's Husband (as Robert Kortman)
 1916 Safety First Ambrose (Short)
The Bad Guy
 1916 Ambrose's Rapid Rise (Short)
The Bandit
 1916 Lieutenant Danny, U.S.A.
Pedro Lopez (as Robert Kortman)
 1916 The Captive God
Tuyos (as Robert Kortman)
 1916 The No-Good Guy
'Hair Trigger' Jo (as Robert Kortman)
 1916 The Waifs
 1916 Hell's Hinges
Rowdy Townsman (uncredited)
 1915 The Disciple
Bill Smith - Mob Leader (uncredited)
 1915/I The Coward
A Union Officer (uncredited)
 1915 Shorty's Ranch (Short)
Bartender (uncredited)
 1915 The Girl from the East (Short)
Corse Hazard (as Robert Kortman)
 1915 The $100, 000 Bill (Short)
Oily - the Crook (as Robert Kortman)
 1915 The Golden Trail (Short)
Jim Healy (as Robert Kortman)
 1915 Cash Parrish's Pal (Short)
Jud Ross
 1915 The Ruse (Short)
A Gangster (uncredited)
 1915/II The Failure (Short)
Stine - the Outlaw (as Robert Kortman)
 1915 The Strike at Centipede Mine (Short)
Jim Foley (as Robert Kortman)
 1915 Bad Buck of Santa Ynez (Short)
Sheriff (uncredited)
 1915 The Operator at Big Sandy (Short)
Background Role (uncredited)
 1914 Wolves of the Underworld (Short)
Dan Kelly (as Fred Kortman)
 1914 A Romance of the Sea (Short)
The Pirate Captain (as Mr. Kortman)
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