Lucien Littlefield (1895–1960)

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Lucien Littlefield was born on August 16, 1895 in San Antonio, Texas, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Seven Keys to Baldpate (1929), The Little Foxes (1941) and To Have and to Hold (1922). He was previously married to Constance Palmer. He died on June 4, 1960 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Seven Keys to Baldpate Thomas Hayden
To Have and to Hold Duke of Buckingham
Rainbow Over Broadway Timothy Chibbins


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 1961 This Is the Life (TV Series)
 1959 The Texan (TV Series)
John Partland
- No Way Out (1959) ... John Partland
 1959 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
James Bond
- Love Me to Death (1959) ... James Bond
 1959 Frontier Doctor (TV Series)
Tim Snodgrass
- Sabotage (1959) ... Tim Snodgrass
 1957-1958 The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (TV Series)
Gas Station Attendant / Uncle Ben
- The Motorcycle (1958) ... Gas Station Attendant
- Hot Dog Stand (1957) ... Uncle Ben
 1958 Wink of an Eye
Old Man
 1958 The High Cost of Loving
Brabin (uncredited)
 1957 Circus Boy (TV Series)
Uncle Cyrus
- Uncle Cyrus (1957) ... Uncle Cyrus
 1957 Bop Girl Goes Calypso
Prof. Winthrop
 1955-1957 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Clem Hanks / Zachary Hubner
- The Gentle Deceiver (1957) ... Clem Hanks
- On the Beach (1956) ... Zachary Hubner
 1957 Blondie (TV Series)
Mr. Beasley - the Mailman
- Made to Fire (1957) ... Mr. Beasley - the Mailman
- The Rummage Sale (1957) ... Mr. Beasley - the Mailman
- The Idol (1957) ... Mr. Beasley - the Mailman
- Husbands Once Removed (1957) ... Mr. Beasley - the Mailman
- Dagwood's Ego (1957) ... Mr. Beasley - the Mailman
 1957 The Bob Cummings Show (TV Series)
Mr. Purcell
- Bob Picks a College (1957) ... Mr. Purcell
 1956 Crusader (TV Series)
Doc Harvey
- The Boy on the Brink (1956) ... Doc Harvey
 1955-1956 Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (TV Series)
Casey Crank / Zeb / Jed
- The Steam Wagon (1956) ... Casey Crank
- The Golden Rainbow (1955) ... Zeb
- Superstition Stage (1955) ... Jed
 1956 Studio 57 (TV Series)
 1956 Dragnet (TV Series)
- The Big Beer (1956)
 1956 The Roy Rogers Show (TV Series)
Eli Carson
- Money Is Dangerous (1956) ... Eli Carson
 1955 Sudden Danger
Dave Glennon
 1955 Lassie (TV Series)
Francis Butterfield
- The Violin (1955) ... Francis Butterfield
 1955 Those Whiting Girls (TV Series)
- The Carnival Incident (1955) ... Barney
 1955 Mayor of the Town (TV Series)
Judge Williams
- Long May It Wag (1955) ... Judge Williams
 1955 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Carl Schwatzmeier
- The Brute Next Door (1955) ... Carl Schwatzmeier
 1955 It's a Great Life (TV Series)
Mr. Tidwell
- The Matchmakers (1955) ... Mr. Tidwell
 1954-1955 Willy (TV Series)
Councilman Andy Reynolds / Reynolds
- Willy Doubles in Brass (1955) ... Councilman Andy Reynolds
- Papa's Birthday (1954) ... Reynolds
 1954 Blondie (TV Movie)
Mr. Beasly
 1952-1954 My Little Margie (TV Series)
J.P. Joyner - Muriel's father / Harry
- Margie's Client (1954)
- A Proposal for Papa (1954) ... J.P. Joyner - Muriel's father
- Vern Needs a Rest (1952) ... Harry
 1954 Big Town (TV Series)
- The Molester (1954)
 1954 Mystery Is My Business (TV Series)
 1954 The Lone Wolf (TV Series)
Mr. Van Ryck
- The Savage ... Mr. Van Ryck
 1954 Casanova's Big Night
First Prisoner
 1953-1954 The Abbott and Costello Show (TV Series)
First Man / Retired Actors Home Man / Julius Caesar / ...
- From Bed to Worse (1954) ... First Man
- The Actors' Home (1953) ... Retired Actors Home Man
- Las Vegas (1953) ... Julius Caesar
- Getting a Job (1953) ... Mr. Whitcup
 1953 Your Favorite Story (TV Series)
 1950-1953 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Crazy Joe / Flapjack / Uncle Taffy
- The Ghost of Coyote Canyon (1953) ... Crazy Joe
- Million Dollar Wallpaper (1950) ... Flapjack
- Death Trap (1950) ... Uncle Taffy
 1953 Mr. & Mrs. North (TV Series)
Nathaniel Sykes III
- Million Dollar Coffin (1953) ... Nathaniel Sykes III
 1953/I Roar of the Crowd
Josh (uncredited)
 1953 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Prof. Horatio Hinkle
- The Runaway Robot (1953) ... Prof. Horatio Hinkle
 1952 Woman of the North Country
Parvin (uncredited)
 1952 The Unexpected (TV Series)
 1952 At Sword's Point
Cpl. Gautier (uncredited)
 1951 Racket Squad (TV Series)
- The Bill of Sale Racket (1951) ... Preston
 1949 Susanna Pass
Russell Masters
 1949 Badmen of Tombstone
Old Man in Claims Office
 1948 Let's Live a Little
Mr. Tinker (uncredited)
 1948 Hollow Triumph
Mr. Davis (uncredited)
 1948 Jinx Money
 1947 Sweet Genevieve
Mr. Rogers
 1947 The Fabulous Joe
 1946 Love Laughs at Andy Hardy
Telegraph Clerk (uncredited)
 1946 That Brennan Girl
The Florist
 1946 Rendezvous with Annie
Ed Kramer
 1946 In Old Sacramento
Barber (uncredited)
 1945 The Caribbean Mystery
Dr. Praskins (uncredited)
 1945 Scared Stiff
Charles Waldeck / Preston Waldeck
 1944 Zorro's Black Whip
Tenpoint Jackson
 1944 Lights of Old Santa Fe
The Judge
 1944 One Body Too Many
Kenneth Hopkins
 1944 Goodnight, Sweetheart
 1944 Cowboy and the Senorita
Judge Loomis
 1944 Lady, Let's Dance
Mr. Snodgrass
 1944 Casanova in Burlesque
John Alden Compton
 1943 Johnny Come Lately
 1943 Henry Aldrich Gets Glamour
Mr. Quid (uncredited)
 1943 Silent Witness
Hank Eastman
 1942 Whistling in Dixie
Corporal Lucken
 1942 Bells of Capistrano
Daniel (Pop) McCracken
 1942 Hillbilly Blitzkrieg
Prof. Waldo James
 1942 Larceny, Inc
Third Customer (uncredited)
 1942 This Time for Keeps
Herb - Western Union Man (uncredited)
 1942 Castle in the Desert
 1942 Mr. and Mrs. North
 1941 The Great Man's Lady
City Editor
 1941 Henry Aldrich for President
Mr. Crosley
 1941 Man at Large
Jones, Nervous Man at Tourist Camp
 1941 The Little Foxes
 1941 The Great American Broadcast
Justice of the Peace
 1941 Murder Among Friends
Dr. Fred Turk
 1940 Li'l Abner
The Sheriff / Mr. Oldtimer
 1940 Life with Henry
Mr. Stevens
 1940 The Westerner
The Stranger
 1940 Those Were the Days!
Professor Sillicocks
 1939 Money to Burn
 1939/I Jeepers Creepers
 1939 Sabotage
 1939 What a Life
Mr. Patterson
 1939 Unmarried
School Principal (uncredited)
 1939 Mystery Plane
 1939 Pirates of the Skies
Dr. Amos Pettingill
 1938 The Night Hawk
 1938 I Am the Law
Mr. Roberts (uncredited)
 1938 The Gladiator
Professor Abner Danner
 1938 Wide Open Faces
P. T. 'Doc' Williams
 1938 Reckless Living
Lucius Carr (uncredited)
 1938 Hollywood Stadium Mystery
 1938 Scandal Street
Robert Johnson
 1937 Wells Fargo
San Francisco Postmaster (uncredited)
 1937 Bulldog Drummond's Revenge
Mr. Smith
 1937 Born to the West
Cattle Buyer
 1937 Partners in Crime
Mr. Twitchell
 1937 Souls at Sea
 1937 High, Wide and Handsome
Mr. Lippincott
 1937 Wild Money
Bill Hawkins
 1937 Hotel Haywire
Elmer (uncredited)
 1936 Early to Bed
Mr. O'Leary
 1936 Let's Sing Again
Supt. Henry Perkins
 1936 The Moon's Our Home
Ogden Holbrook
 1936 Rose-Marie
 1936 Strike Me Pink
Professor Kittridge (uncredited)
 1935 Magnificent Obsession
Breezy (uncredited)
 1935 I Dream Too Much
Hubert Dilley
 1935 Cappy Ricks Returns
 1935 The Return of Peter Grimm
Colonel Tom Lawton
 1935 She Gets Her Man
 1935 Man on the Flying Trapeze
Mr. Peabody
 1935 The Murder Man
Peter J. Rafferty
 1935 One Frightened Night
Dr. Denham (as Lucian Littlefield)
 1935 Ruggles of Red Gap
Charles Belknap-Jackson
 1935 Carnival
Minor Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1935 Sweepstake Annie
Henry Foster
 1934 Love Time
Willie Obenbiegler
 1934 Gridiron Flash
L.B. Fields
 1934 When Strangers Meet
Barney Crane
 1934 Kiss and Make-Up
Max Pascal
 1934 Marrying Widows
The Brother-In-Law
 1934 Thirty Day Princess
 1934 Stand Up and Cheer!
Professor Hi De Ho (uncredited)
 1934 Mandalay
Mr. George Peters
 1933 Sons of the Desert
Dr. Horace Meddick
 1933 Rainbow Over Broadway
Timothy Chibbins
 1933 East of Fifth Avenue
 1933 Dirty Work (Short)
Professor Noodle (uncredited)
 1933 Chance at Heaven
Fred Harris
 1933 Skyway
 1933 The Big Brain
Justice of the Peace
 1933 Professional Sweetheart
Ed - the Announcer
 1933 Sweepings
 1933 Sailor's Luck
Elmer Brown
 1932 The Bitter Tea of General Yen
Mr. Jackson
 1932 Rasputin and the Empress
Reveler at Party (uncredited)
 1932 If I Had a Million
Zeb - Hamburger Stand Owner (uncredited)
 1932 Evenings for Sale
 1932 The Pride of the Legion
'Dad' Tully
 1932 That's My Boy
Uncle Louie
 1932 Devil and the Deep
Shopkeeper (uncredited)
 1932 Downstairs
Françoise - A Drunken Servant
 1932 Speed Madness
 1932 Jimmy's New Yacht (Short)
Mr. Ford
 1932 Miss Pinkerton
Henderson (scenes deleted)
 1932 Strangers of the Evening
Frank 'Snookie' Daniels aka Richard Roe
 1932 Shopworn
 1932 Are You Listening?
Fred (uncredited)
 1932 Strangers in Love
Professor Clark
 1932 Broken Lullaby
Herr Walter Schultz
 1931 The Great Junction Hotel (Short)
The District Attorney's Aide
 1931 Trouble from Abroad (Short)
Captain Wimble
 1931 Young as You Feel
Noah Marley
 1931 Misbehaving Ladies
Uncle Joe Boyd
 1931 It Pays to Advertise
 1931 Scandal Sheet
Charles McCloskey
 1931 Reducing
Elmer Truffle
 1930 Tom Sawyer
 1930 She's My Weakness
Warren Thurber
 1930/II Big Money (Short)
Pa Potter
 1930 High Society Blues
Eli Granger
 1930 Clancy in Wall Street
Andy MacIntosh
 1930 Getting a Raise (Short)
Pa Potter
 1930 No, No, Nanette
Jim Smith
 1929 Seven Keys to Baldpate
Thomas Hayden
 1929 Happy Days
Lucien Littlefield
 1929 The Great Divide
Texas Tommy
 1929 Dark Streets
Census Taker
 1929 Drag
Pa Parker
 1929 The Girl in the Glass Cage
Sheik Smith
 1929 This Is Heaven
Frank Chase
 1929 Saturday's Children
 1929 Making the Grade
Silas Cooper
 1929 Clear the Decks
 1928 Do Your Duty
Andy McIntosh
 1928 Mother Knows Best
Pa Quail
 1928 Heart to Heart
Uncle Joe Boyd
 1928 The Head Man
Ed Barnes
 1928 A Ship Comes In
 1928 Harold Teen
Dad Jenks
 1928 A Blonde for a Night
 1928 The Man in Hobbles
Pa Harris
 1927 A Texas Steer
 1927 The Valley of the Giants
 1927 Cheating Cheaters
'Habeas Corpus' Lazarre
 1927 Uncle Tom's Cabin
Lawyer Marks
 1927 My Best Girl
Pa Johnson
 1927 The Lighter That Failed (Short)
Undetermined Secondary Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1927 The Cat and the Canary
Doctor Ira Lazar
 1927 Taxi! Taxi!
Billy Wallace
 1926 Twinkletoes
 1926 Take It from Me
Cyrus Crabb
 1926 Don Key (Son of Burro) (Short)
 1926 Bachelor Brides
Egbert Beamish
 1926 Tony Runs Wild
 1926 Brooding Eyes
 1926 Torrent
 1926 Your Husband's Past (Short)
 1926 A Punch in the Nose (Short)
 1925 Soul Mates
 1925 Tumbleweeds
Kentucky Rose
 1925 Laughing Ladies (Short)
The Dentist
 1925 Somewhere in Somewhere (Short)
The Buck Private
 1925 There Goes the Bride (Short)
 1925 Madame Sans Jane (Short)
 1925 Innocent Husbands (Short)
The House Detective
 1925 Hearts and Spurs
Ford Driver (uncredited)
 1925 What Price Goofy? (Short)
Speck - Jamison's Faithful Butler
 1925 The Rainbow Trail
Joe Lake
 1925 Gold and the Girl
 1925 Charley's Aunt
Brasset - the Scout
 1924 The Deadwood Coach
Charlie Winter - in play
 1924 Gold Heels
Push Miller
 1924 Teeth
 1924 Gerald Cranston's Lady
Stanley Tilotson
 1924 Feet of Clay
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1924 The Painted Lady
Matt Logan
 1924 Never Say Die
 1924 A Woman Who Sinned
Rev. Hillburn
 1924 Babbitt
Edward Littlefield
 1924 True As Steel
Mr. Foote
 1924 Name the Man!
 1924 Leap Year
Jeremiah Piper
 1923 The Rendezvous
 1923 The French Doll
Dobbs, the Butler
 1923 Three Wise Fools
 1923 The Tiger's Claw
 1923 Mr. Billings Spends His Dime
Martin Green
 1922 To Have and to Hold
Duke of Buckingham
 1922 Manslaughter
 1922 The Siren Call
 1922 Our Leading Citizen
The Editor
 1922 Beyond the Rocks
Sir Lionel Grey's Associate (uncredited)
 1922 Across the Continent
Scott Tyler
 1922 Her Husband's Trademark
Slithy Winters
 1922 Saturday Night
Uncle Van's Secretary (uncredited)
 1922 Tillie
Doc Weaver
 1922 Rent Free
'Batty' Briggs
 1921 The Sheik
Gaston - French Valet
 1921 The Hell Diggers
Silas Hoskins
 1921 Crazy to Marry
 1921 The Affairs of Anatol
Spencer's Valet (uncredited)
 1921 Too Much Speed
Jimmy Rodman
 1921 The Little Clown
Connie Potts
 1920 Her First Elopement
Ted Maitland
 1920 The Furnace
Bert Vallance
 1920 The Life of the Party
Man with Raccoon Coat (uncredited)
 1920 Eyes of the Heart
 1920 The Round-up
Parenthesis (uncredited)
 1920 The Fourteenth Man
Wesley Colfax Winslow
 1920 The Sins of St. Anthony
Lieutenant Humphrey Smith
 1920 Sick Abed
Dr. Widner
 1920 Jack Straw
 1920 Why Change Your Wife?
Gordon's Butler
 1920 Double Speed
Reginald Toby
 1919 Everywoman
Lord Witness
 1919 Hawthorne of the U.S.A.
Soldier on Patrol (uncredited)
 1917 The Hostage
 1917 The Squaw Man's Son
Lord Yester
 1917 The Jaguar's Claws
Undetermined Role
 1917 On Record
 1917 The Golden Fetter
 1916 The Heart of Nora Flynn
The Gardener
 1916 The Love Mask
 1916 To Have and to Hold
King James I
 1916 The Blacklist
Frederick Holtz
 1915 Temptation (uncredited)
 1915/I The Golden Chance
Roger Manning's Valet - Introductory Sequence (uncredited)
 1915 The Cheat
Hardy's Secretary (uncredited)
 1915 The Unknown
Undetermined Role
 1915 Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo
The Rag Picker
 1915 The Marriage of Kitty
Undetermined Role
 1915 Kindling
Fence (uncredited)
 1915 The Wild Goose Chase (Short)
The 'Grind'
 1915 A Gentleman of Leisure
 1915 The Warrens of Virginia
Tom Dabney
 1914 The Ghost Breaker
Judge Jarvis
 1914 Rose of the Rancho (uncredited)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (3 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Lucian Littlefield | Lucien L. Littlefield


5' 10½" (1.79 m)


Constance Palmer  (his death)  (1 child)

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Character comedian of prolific output, who played mild-mannered or harassed little men, bucolic country types and doctors for almost half a century. His looks encouraged casting directors to hire him to play wizened old men. He trained at a military academy and made his stage debut at the age of 7, then starred in the Vitagraph comedy shorts "The Potters". Notable performances in The Cat and the ... See more »

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