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Theodore Lorch (1873–1947)

Theodore Lorch was born on September 29, 1873 in Springfield, Illinois, USA as Theodore Andrew Lorch. He was an actor, known for The Last of the Mohicans (1920), Half-Wits Holiday (1947) and Ginsberg the Great (1927). He was married to Diana Christiansen, Cecil and Mary. He died on November 12, 1947 in Camarillo, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Half-Wits Holiday Prof. Sedletz
Ginsberg the Great Charles Wheeler
Flash Gordon High Priest #2 [Chs. 8-11, 13]


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 1948 The Hot Scots (Short)
MacPherson (as Ted Lorch)
 1948 Here Comes Trouble
Audience Member (uncredited)
 1947 Body and Soul
Man at Weigh-in (uncredited)
 1947 My Brother Talks to Horses
Spectator at Racetrack (uncredited)
 1947 Half-Wits Holiday (Short)
Prof. Sedletz (as Ted Lorch)
 1946 Deception
Well-wisher at Concert (uncredited)
 1946 You Can't Fool a Fool (Short)
Jim Barlow
 1946 Badman's Territory
Citizen's Committee Member (uncredited)
 1946 The Hoodlum Saint
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1946 Uncivil War Birds (Short)
Union Colonel (uncredited)
 1945 Micro-Phonies (Short)
Masters - the Butler (uncredited)
 1945 If a Body Meets a Body (Short)
Jerkington (the butler)
 1943 Journey Into Faith (Short)
 1943 This Land Is Mine
Juror (uncredited)
 1943 Spook Louder (Short)
Mr. Graves (uncredited)
 1943 Hello Frisco, Hello
Barfly at Sharkey's (uncredited)
 1942 No Greater Power (Short)
Man in the City
 1942 Bowery at Midnight
Tramp Playing Checkers at Friendly Mission (uncredited)
 1942 The Glass Key
Dinner Guest (uncredited)
 1942 The Pride of the Yankees
Neighbor Leaning Through Window (uncredited)
 1942 Butch Minds the Baby
Susie's Neighbour (uncredited)
 1942 The Remarkable Andrew
Jurist (uncredited)
 1941 Jesse James at Bay
Townsman (uncredited)
 1941 Nine Lives Are Not Enough
City Room Worker (uncredited)
 1941 Bad Man of Deadwood
Businessman (uncredited)
 1941 Half Shot at Sunrise (Short)
Audience Man (uncredited)
 1940 The Lady in Question
Juror (uncredited)
 1939 Zorro's Fighting Legion
Councilman Carlos (uncredited)
 1939 The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1939 Buck Rogers
Kane's Council Member (uncredited)
 1939 We Want Our Mummy (Short)
Thug in Mummy Outfit (uncredited)
 1939 Stagecoach
Lordsburg Express Agent (uncredited)
 1939 Stand Up and Fight
Henchman (uncredited)
 1938 Red River Range
Rancher (uncredited)
 1938 I Am the Law
Clerk (uncredited)
 1938 Professor Beware
Railroad Worker (uncredited)
 1938 The Fighting Devil Dogs
'Wing' Henchman (uncredited)
 1938 Kentucky Moonshine
First Buckboard Driver (uncredited)
 1938 Maid's Night Out
Headwaiter (uncredited)
 1937 Alcatraz Island
First Trial Fixed Juror (uncredited)
 1937 Madame X
Pawnbroker (uncredited)
 1937 Idol of the Crowds
Man with Irwin at Bar (uncredited)
 1937 The Big Squirt (Short)
Police Sergeant (uncredited)
 1937 Confession
Man in Court (uncredited)
 1937 The Toast of New York
Man at Opera (uncredited)
 1937 Lost Ranch
Henchman Merkle (as Ted Lorch)
 1937 Goofs and Saddles (Short)
Gen. Muster (uncredited)
 1937 Orphan of the Pecos
Prof. Jeremiah Mathews
 1937 The Cherokee Strip
Jury Member (uncredited)
 1937 Back to the Woods (Short)
Chief Rain in the Puss (uncredited)
 1937 Marked Woman
2nd Juror #2 (uncredited)
 1937 Dick Tracy
Patorno [Chs. 1, 12]
 1937 Sailor Maid (Short)
 1937/I Blake of Scotland Yard
Daggett - the Butler (as Ted Lorch)
 1937 Cheyenne Rides Again
Rollins (as Ted Lorch)
 1936 Come and Get It
Lumberjack (uncredited)
 1936 Two Minutes to Play
Tim - Bartender
 1936 Rip Roarin' Buckaroo
Trainer Todd Knapp (uncredited)
 1936 Rebellion
General Vallejo (as Theodore Lorsch)
 1936 Aces Wild
Kelton (as Ted Lorch)
 1936 The President's Mystery
Townsman (uncredited)
 1936 Romance Rides the Range
Jonas Allen
 1936 The Fugitive Sheriff
Rally Speaker (uncredited)
 1936 Flash Gordon
High Priest #2 [Chs. 8-11, 13]
 1936 Black Gold
Wooden Derrick Bartender (uncredited)
 1935 The Shadow of Silk Lennox
Kennedy - Ward-Heeler
 1935 Annie Oakley
Wild West Show Announcer (uncredited)
 1935 The New Frontier
Joe (as Theodore Loren)
 1935 The Last Days of Pompeii
Slaver (uncredited)
 1935 Barbary Coast
Helmsman (uncredited)
 1935 His Fighting Blood
A. Leslie, the Jeweler (as Ted Lorch)
 1935 Call of the Wild
Dawson Townsman (uncredited)
 1935 Mad Love
Actor at Party (uncredited)
 1935 Vagabond Lady
Dock Official (uncredited)
 1935 Rustler's Paradise
Rance Kimball, alias El Diablo
 1935 Hold 'Em Yale
Pullman Conductor (uncredited)
 1935 Uncivil Warriors (Short)
Maj. 'Bloodhound' Filbert (uncredited)
 1935 The Desert Trail
Robbed Stage Passenger (uncredited)
 1935 Reckless
Member of Coroner's Jury (uncredited)
 1935 The Drunkard
Lawyer Squire Gribbs
 1934 The Mighty Barnum
Bartender (uncredited)
 1934 The Mysterious Mr. Wong
Wong Henchman Thrown Into Pit (uncredited)
 1934 Gunfire
Ross McGregor
 1934 Jealousy
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1934 I'll Fix It
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1934 Kid Millions
Native Fakir (uncredited)
 1934 We Live Again
Guard in Courtyard (uncredited)
 1934 Two Heads on a Pillow
Member of the Jury (uncredited)
 1934 The Affairs of Cellini
Executioner (uncredited)
 1934 The Tonto Kid
Sam Creech - Lawyer
 1934 The Count of Monte Cristo
Citizen (uncredited)
 1934 Friends of Mr. Sweeney
Gambler (uncredited)
 1934 Monte Carlo Nights
Gambler (uncredited)
 1934 Blue Steel
Townsman (uncredited)
 1934 A Modern Hero
Ringmaster (uncredited)
 1934 The Road to Ruin
Abortion Doctor (uncredited)
 1933 Blue Blackbirds (Short)
 1933 Goofy Movies Number One (Short)
Mortimer the Foreman (uncredited)
 1933 Keg o' My Heart (Short)
Mr. Smith, City Board of Censorship (uncredited)
 1933 The Fugitive
 1933 Gambling Ship
Gambler (uncredited)
 1933 The Sphinx
Dr. Augustus Kelton (uncredited)
 1933 The Gallant Fool
 1933 The Return of Casey Jones
Dr. Wallace (uncredited)
 1933 The Girl in 419
Examination Doctor (uncredited)
 1933 The Whirlwind
Red - Bartender (uncredited)
 1933 Black Beauty
Bledsoe, the Veterinary
 1933 Gabriel Over the White House
Delegate to the Debt Conference (uncredited)
 1933 Man of Action
Bartender (uncredited)
 1932 The Man from Arizona
 1932 The Cowboy Counsellor
State's Attorney (uncredited)
 1932 The King Murder
Dr. Stern, Coroner (uncredited)
 1932 Broadway to Cheyenne
New York Doctor (uncredited)
 1932 The Texas Bad Man
Jim - Henchman (uncredited)
 1932 Honor of the Mounted
 1932 The Tenderfoot
An Actor (uncredited)
 1932 Arsène Lupin
Lupin's Butler (uncredited)
 1932 Single-Handed Sanders
Sheriff Murray (uncredited)
 1931 The Lightning Warrior
Pierre La Farge
 1931 The Sin of Madelon Claudet
Felix - the Headwaiter (uncredited)
 1931 Grief Street
'Pop', Newspaper City Editor (uncredited)
 1931 The Galloping Ghost
The Crippled Stranger
 1931 The Montana Kid
Larson's Bartender (uncredited)
 1931 Son of India
Tour Guide (uncredited)
 1930 Humanettes No. 2 (Short)
 1930 Humanettes No. 4 (Short)
 1930 The Border Patrol (Short)
 1930 A Lady's Morals
Audience Member Socked by Paul (uncredited)
 1930 Whoopee!
Indian (uncredited)
 1930 Runaway Bride
Dr. C. Kent (uncredited)
 1930 Free and Easy
Theodore Lorch - Dynamite Scene Director (uncredited)
 1930 More Sinned Against Than Usual (Short)
The Moustache-Twirling Villain
 1929 Spite Marriage
Actor as 'Union Officer' (uncredited)
 1929 Show Boat
Frank (uncredited)
 1929 The Royal Rider
Prime Minister
 1928 The Canyon of Adventure
Don Alfredo Villegas
 1928 Wild Blood
Luke Conner
 1928 Whoozit (Short) (as Ted Lorch)
 1928 High Strung (Short)
 1927 Ginsberg the Great
Charles Wheeler
 1927 Sailor Izzy Murphy
First Mate
 1927/I Black Jack
Sam Vonner
 1927 Tracked by the Police
'Bull' Storm
 1927 The King of Kings (uncredited)
 1927 The Missing Link
Hunter (uncredited)
 1926 The Better 'Ole
Gaspard (uncredited)
 1926 Across the Pacific
Aguinaldo's Agent
 1926 Careful Please (Short) (uncredited)
 1926/I Sweet Adeline
 1925 You're Fired
Frank LaRue
 1925 Once in a Lifetime
 1925 The Man on the Box
Mr. Lampton
 1925 Manhattan Madness
Count Von Eckmann
 1925 Heir-Loons
 1924 Dangerous Pleasure
Rex Darrow
 1924 The Sea Hawk
Turkish Merchant (uncredited)
 1924/I Westbound
 1923 The Radio-Active Bomb (Short)
 1921 Gasoline Gus
Dry Check Charlie
 1920 The Last of the Mohicans
Chingachgook (as Theodore Lerch)
 1920 Going Straight (Short) (as Ted Lorch)
 1920 Italian Love (Short)
 1920 Her Lucky Day (Short)
 1920 The Dreamer (Short)
The Detective (as Ted Lorch)
 1920 A Wooden Legacy (Short)
 1908 Shamus O'Brien (Short)
Shamus O'Brien
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Theodore Lerch | Ted Lorch | Theodore A. Lorch | Theodore Loren | Theodore Lorsch


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