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James A. Marcus (1867–1937)

James A. Marcus was born on January 21, 1867 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Sadie Thompson (1928), The Eagle (1925) and Oliver Twist (1922). He was married to Lillian Hathaway. He died on October 15, 1937 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Sadie Thompson Joe Horn - the Trader
The Eagle Kyrilla Troekouroff
Oliver Twist Mr. Bumble
Scaramouche Challefou Binet


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 1937 Conquest
Polish Servant (uncredited)
 1937 The Wrong Road
Parole Board Member (uncredited)
 1937 On Such a Night
Vasalia Judge (uncredited)
 1937 The Painted Stallion
Wheel Man on Wagon Train (Ch. 1) (uncredited)
 1937 Come on, Cowboys
Federal Judge (uncredited)
 1937 Maid of Salem
Sea Captain (uncredited)
 1936 The Cattle Thief
Cal Pierson (as Jim Marcus)
 1936 The Lonely Trail
Mayor (as James Marcus)
 1936 King of the Pecos
Judge Dunlap (uncredited)
 1936 The Voice of Bugle Ann
Ed Armstrong (uncredited)
 1936 The Prisoner of Shark Island
Blacksmith (uncredited)
 1936 Rose of the Rancho
Very Old Spaniard (uncredited)
 1936 Riffraff
Fisherman (uncredited)
 1935 A Tale of Two Cities
Small Role (uncredited)
 1935 Ladies Love Danger
Stage Doorman (uncredited)
 1935 Steamboat Round the Bend
Warden (uncredited)
 1935 Western Frontier
Marshal Bat Mannington (as Jim Marcus)
 1935 Life Begins at 40
Townsman in Print Shop (uncredited)
 1935 Under Pressure
Gauge Tender (uncredited)
 1934 Red Morning
The Hotel Keeper (as James Marcus)
 1934 We Live Again
Peasant (uncredited)
 1934 The Trail Beyond
Brother of John Ball (as James Marcus)
 1934 Wagon Wheels
 1934 Operator 13
Staff Colonel (uncredited)
 1934 The Scarlet Empress
Innkeeper (uncredited)
 1934 Honor of the Range
Turner (as James Marcus)
 1933 Strawberry Roan
Big Jim Edwards (as James Marcus)
 1933 The Song of Songs
Cleric (uncredited)
 1933 King of the Arena
Colonel Hiller (as James Marcus)
 1933 Adorable
The Cook General
 1933 The Lone Avenger
Jud Winters (as James Marcus)
 1932 Me and My Gal
Tugboat Captain (uncredited)
 1932 The Man from Arizona
Judge McSweeney (as James Marcus)
 1932 Strange Justice
Police Inspector (uncredited)
 1932 Jungle Mystery
Boris Shillov (as James Marcus)
 1932 Mason of the Mounted
U. S. Marshal (as James Marcus)
 1932 Vanishing Men
Baker (as James Marcus)
 1932 Hell's House
Superintendant Charles Thompson (as James Marcus)
 1932 High Pressure
Daniel Boone (uncredited)
 1931 Arrowsmith
Old Doctor (uncredited)
 1931 Land of Wanted Men
Judge (as James Marcus)
 1931 Fighting Caravans
The Blacksmith (uncredited)
 1931 The Great Meadow
Jim Harrod (uncredited)
 1930 Billy the Kid
William P. Donovan (as James Marcus)
 1930 Liliom
Linzman (as James Marcus)
 1930 Back Pay
Judge (uncredited)
 1930 Born Reckless
General Sheldon (uncredited)
 1930 The Texan
Sheriff John Brown
 1930 Captain of the Guard
 1929 Dynamite
Mining Engineer (uncredited)
 1929 Whispering Winds
Pappy (as James Marcus)
 1929 A Festival of Bagdad (Short)
 1929 Evangeline
 1929 In Holland (Short) (as James Marcus)
 1928 In Old Arizona
Blacksmith Pop Higgins (uncredited)
 1928 The Border Patrol
Capt. Bonham (as James Marcus)
 1928 Isle of Lost Men
Malay Pete (as James Marcus)
 1928 Revenge
Costa (as James Marcus)
 1928 The Broken Mask
Maurice Armato (as James Marcus)
 1928 Buck Privates
Maj. Hartman
 1928 Sadie Thompson
Joe Horn - the Trader
 1927 Service for Ladies
The head
 1927 The Meddlin' Stranger
'Big Bill' Dawson (as James Marcus)
 1927 Captain Salvation
Old Sea Salt (as James Marcus)
 1927 The King of Kings (uncredited)
 1927 The Beauty Shoppers
Sam Billings
 1927 Duck Soup (Short)
Colonel Buckshot (uncredited)
 1927 The Bachelor's Baby
Colonel Carter
 1927 Life of an Actress
Jacob Krause (as James Marcus)
 1927 Marriage
Solomson (as James Marcus)
 1927 An Old Flame (Short)
The Host
 1926 The Eagle of the Sea
Dominique (as James Marcus)
 1926 The Lily
Emile Plock (as James Marcus)
 1926 The Texas Streak
Colonel Hollis (as James Marcus)
 1926 The Scarlet Letter
A Sea Captain
 1926 Hell-Bent for Heaven
Dave Hunt (as James Marcus)
 1926 Siberia
Andrei Vronsky (as James Marcus)
 1926 The Traffic Cop
Radcliffe Davidson (as James Marcus)
 1925 All Around Frying Pan
Sheriff (as James Marcus)
 1925 The Eagle
Kyrilla Troekouroff (as James Marcus)
 1925 The Fighting Heart
Judge Maynard (as James Marcus)
 1925 The Love Gamble
Dan Mason (as James Marcus)
 1925 Lightnin'
Sheriff Blodgett (as James Marcus)
 1925 The Isle of Hope
Captain Duffy (as James Marcus)
 1925 The Goose Hangs High
Elliott Kimberly
 1925 Dick Turpin
Squire Crabtree (as James Marcus)
 1924 The Iron Horse
Judge Haller (as James Marcus)
 1924 Beau Brummel
Snodgrass - the Innkeeper
 1923 A Woman of Paris: A Drama of Fate
Tramp (uncredited)
 1923 Scaramouche
Challefou Binet (as James Marcus)
 1923 Vanity Fair
Old Osborne
 1923 Quicksands
Ring Member
 1922 The Strangers' Banquet
 1922 Broken Chains
Pat Mulcahy (as James Marcus)
 1922/I Oliver Twist
Mr. Bumble (as James Marcus)
 1922 Come on Over
Carmody (as James Marcus)
 1921 Little Lord Fauntleroy
Hobbs (as James Marcus)
 1921 Serenade
 1920 From Now On
Martin Tydeman (as J.A. Marcus)
 1920 Headin' Home
Simon Tobin
 1920 The Strongest
 1919 Should a Husband Forgive?
Uncle Jim (as James Marcus)
 1919 Evangeline
 1918/I On the Jump
William Desmond (as James Marcus)
 1918 The Prussian Cur
Patrick O'Grady (as James Marcus)
 1918 The Kid Is Clever
Undetermined Role (as James Marcus)
 1917 The Pride of New York
Pat Kelly
 1917 This Is the Life
John T. Drake (as James Marcus)
 1917 The Conqueror
 1917 Betrayed
Carpi (as James Marcus)
 1917 The Honor System
Gov. John Hunter
 1916 The Mediator
Big Bill (as James Marcus)
 1916 Blue Blood and Red (as James Marcus)
 1916 The Serpent
Ivan Lazar
 1915/II Carmen
 1915 The Regeneration
Jim Conway (as James Marcus)

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