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Merrill McCormick (1892–1953)

Merrill McCormick was born on February 5, 1892 in Denver, Colorado, USA as William Merrill McCormick. He was an actor and director, known for The New Adventures of Tarzan (1935), A Son of the Desert (1928) and The Last Chance (1926). He died on August 19, 1953 in San Gabriel, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The New Adventures of Tarzan Bouchart [Ch. 1] / Lopez [Ch. 10]
A Son of the Desert Sheik Hammid Zayad
The Last Chance 'Black' Bart


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 1952-1955 The Roy Rogers Show (TV Series)
Credit only / Ed Bailey
- Violence in Paradise Valley (1955) ... Credit only (as Bill McCormick)
- Death Medicine (1952) ... Ed Bailey (as Bill McCormick)
 1951-1954 The Gene Autry Show (TV Series)
Townsman / George Colby
- Santa Fe Raiders (1954) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- The Bandits of Boulder Bluff (1951) ... George Colby (uncredited)
 1954 It Should Happen to You
Guest (uncredited)
 1953 Escape from Fort Bravo
Confederate Prisoner (uncredited)
 1953 Vigilante Terror
Townsman (uncredited)
 1953 Calamity Jane
Barfly (uncredited)
 1953 The Veils of Bagdad
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1953 The Robe
Citizen (uncredited)
 1953 Devil's Canyon
Prisoner (uncredited)
 1953 The Golden Blade
Citizen (uncredited)
 1953 Ramar of the Jungle (TV Series)
- Mark of Shaitan (1953) ... Guru
 1953 The Great Sioux Uprising
Rancher (uncredited)
 1953 The Farmer Takes a Wife
Townsman (uncredited)
 1953 Powder River
Townsman (uncredited)
 1953 Dream Wife
Bukistani (uncredited)
 1953 Salome
Herod's Council Member (uncredited)
 1953 The Sun Shines Bright
Townsman (uncredited)
 1953 Kansas Pacific
Workman (uncredited)
 1953 My Little Margie (TV Series)
- Hillbilly Margie (1953) ... McGrew (as William McCormick)
 1953 Star of Texas
Joseph Brooks (uncredited)
 1953 The Redhead from Wyoming
Townsman (uncredited)
 1952 The Lawless Breed
Abilene Barfly (uncredited)
 1952 Hellgate
Prisoner (uncredited)
 1952 Les Miserables
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
 1952 Lost in Alaska
Prospector (uncredited)
 1952 The Duel at Silver Creek
Townsman (uncredited)
 1952 Wagons West
Wagon Train Member (uncredited)
 1952 Denver & Rio Grande
Mac (uncredited)
 1952 High Noon
Fletcher (uncredited)
 1952 Man from the Black Hills
Townsman (uncredited)
 1952 Rancho Notorious
Race Spectator (uncredited)
 1952 Waco
Townsman (uncredited)
 1952 Return of the Texan
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1951-1952 Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (TV Series)
Clerk Sam Peters / Sheriff
- Blacksmith Story (1952) ... Clerk Sam Peters (as W. McCormack)
- The Slocum Family (1951) ... Sheriff (uncredited)
 1952 Boots Malone
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
 1951 Valley of Fire
Townsman (uncredited)
 1950-1951 The Cisco Kid (TV Series)
Townsman / Hayden / Panamint / ...
- The Bates Story (1951) ... Hayden (as William M. McCormick)
- Foreign Agent (1951) ... Panamint (as William M. McCormick)
- Postal Inspector (1951) ... Townsman (uncredited)
- Water Rights (1951) ... Posse Rider (uncredited)
- The Old Bum (1951) ... Townsman (uncredited)
 1951 The Barefoot Mailman
Townsman at Dance (uncredited)
 1951 Whistling Hills
Barfly (uncredited)
 1951 The Lady from Texas
Juror (uncredited)
 1951 Comin' Round the Mountain
Hillbilly (uncredited)
 1951 Sirocco
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1951 Santa Fe
Townsman (uncredited)
 1951 Texans Never Cry
Townsman (uncredited)
 1951 Oh! Susanna
Rusher (uncredited)
 1950 Kim
Goat Herder (uncredited)
 1950 Lightning Guns
Townsman (uncredited)
 1950 Outlaw Gold
Townsman (uncredited)
 1950 The Killer That Stalked New York
Man on Telephone (uncredited)
 1950 Devil's Doorway
Homesteader (uncredited)
 1950 Desperadoes of the West
Road Worker (Ch.3) (uncredited)
 1950 I Shot Billy the Kid
Posse Rider (uncredited)
 1950 David Harding, Counterspy
Worker (uncredited)
 1950 Crisis
Man with Scar (uncredited)
 1950 Beyond the Purple Hills
Townsman (uncredited)
 1950 Bright Leaf
Townsman (uncredited)
 1950 Hills of Oklahoma
Townsman at Dance (uncredited)
 1950 Six Gun Mesa
Townsman (uncredited)
 1950 Gunslingers
Townsman (uncredited)
 1950 Dynamite Pass
Man in Store (uncredited)
 1950 The Fighting Stallion
Yancy (as W.M. McCormick)
 1950 Nancy Goes to Rio
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1949 Bandits of El Dorado
Copper City Townsman (uncredited)
 1949 Scene of the Crime
Older Man (uncredited)
 1949 Range Justice
Barfly (uncredited)
 1949 The Blazing Trail
Witness (uncredited)
 1949 Canadian Pacific
Hospital Worker (uncredited)
 1949 Ma and Pa Kettle
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1949 Rimfire
Townsman (uncredited)
 1949 El Paso
Barfly (uncredited)
 1949 Riders of the Whistling Pines
Townsman at Hearing (uncredited)
 1949 Gun Law Justice
Townsman (uncredited)
 1949 Caught
Man in Store (uncredited)
 1949 Crashing Thru
Barfly (uncredited)
 1949 Outlaw Country
Henchman (uncredited)
 1948 The Dark Past
Bus Passenger (uncredited)
 1948 Outlaw Brand
Rancher (uncredited)
 1948 The Gallant Legion
BankTeller (uncredited)
 1947 South of the Chisholm Trail
Rancher (uncredited)
 1946 The Devil's Playground
Posse Rider (uncredited)
 1946 Galloping Thunder
Rancher (uncredited)
 1946 Gun Town
Townsman (uncredited)
 1945 San Antonio
Townsman (uncredited)
 1945 They Were Expendable
Wounded Officer at Airport (uncredited)
 1944 Valley of Vengeance
Barfly (uncredited)
 1944 The Adventures of Mark Twain
Townsman (uncredited)
 1944 Oklahoma Raiders
Barfly (uncredited)
 1944 Million Dollar Kid
An Arab (uncredited)
 1943 Silver City Raiders
Henchman (uncredited)
 1943 I Dood It
Union Soldier Applying Makeup (uncredited)
 1943 Raiders of Red Gap
Henchman (uncredited)
 1943 The Kansan
Townsman (uncredited)
 1943 Robin Hood of the Range
Glover (uncredited)
 1943 Hitler's Madman
Assistant Doctor (uncredited)
 1943 Leather Burners
Rancher (uncredited)
 1943 Buckskin Frontier
Henchman (uncredited)
 1943 Border Patrol
Miner (uncredited)
 1943 Hangmen Also Die!
Cabbie (uncredited)
 1943 Dead Men Walk
Townsman (uncredited)
 1942 Dawn on the Great Divide
Barfly (uncredited)
 1942 Lost Canyon
Henchman (uncredited)
 1942 The Pay Off
Detective (uncredited)
 1942 Pirates of the Prairie
Jail Guard (uncredited)
 1942 Sheriff of Sage Valley
Rancher (uncredited)
 1942 The Silver Bullet
Pete Sleen
 1942 The Sombrero Kid
Townsman (uncredited)
 1942 Tombstone: The Town Too Tough to Die
Townsman (uncredited)
 1942 Texas Justice
Rancher (uncredited)
 1942 In Old California
Dawson's Henchman (uncredited)
 1942 Stardust on the Sage
Rancher (uncredited)
 1942 Boot Hill Bandits
Gunman with The Mesquite Kid (uncredited)
 1942 South of Santa Fe
Vaquero (uncredited)
 1942 Below the Border
Gus (uncredited)
 1942 The Lone Rider and the Bandit
Black-Bearded Raider at Ranch (uncredited)
 1942 Lady for a Night
Card Player (uncredited)
 1941 Law of the Timber
Lumberjack (uncredited)
 1941 Dude Cowboy
Townsman (uncredited)
 1941 Fighting Bill Fargo
Vote Counter (uncredited)
 1941 How Green Was My Valley
Villager (uncredited)
 1941 Texas
Texas Rancher (uncredited)
 1941 The Gunman from Bodie
Townsman (uncredited)
 1941 The Son of Davy Crockett
Rancher (uncredited)
 1941 The Texas Marshal
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1941 Desert Bandit
Henchman (uncredited)
 1941 In Old Cheyenne
Train Passenger (uncredited)
 1941 The Round Up
Townsman (uncredited)
 1941 White Eagle
Trapper / Miner (uncredited)
 1940 Arizona
Cafe Man (uncredited)
 1940 Melody Ranch
Henchman Charlie (uncredited)
 1940 The Trail Blazers
Telegraph Worker (uncredited)
 1940 Cherokee Strip
Robbery Victim (uncredited)
 1940 Billy the Kid in Texas
Townsman (uncredited)
 1940 Prairie Schooners
Mack (uncredited)
 1940 Stagecoach War
Cowboy (uncredited)
 1940 Adventures of Red Ryder
Barfly (Ch 1) (uncredited)
 1940 Hidden Gold
Townsman (uncredited)
 1940 Bad Man from Red Butte
Townsman (uncredited)
 1940 Texas Stagecoach
Townsman (uncredited)
 1940 The Light of Western Stars
Eddie (uncredited)
 1940 Shooting High
Townsman (uncredited)
 1940 Drums of Fu Manchu
Koomerow's Aide [Ch.13, background] (uncredited)
 1940 The Showdown
Townsman (uncredited)
 1940 Rhythm of the Rio Grande
Henchman (uncredited)
 1940 Santa Fe Marshal
Card Player (uncredited)
 1939 Days of Jesse James
Townsman (uncredited)
 1939 South of the Border
Bandit (uncredited)
 1939 Destry Rides Again
Townsman (uncredited)
 1939 Tower of London
Beggar (uncredited)
 1939 Overland Mail
Buck - Henchman
 1939 The Kansas Terrors
Juan (uncredited)
 1939 The Adventures of the Masked Phantom
Bart - Henchman
 1939 Dick Tracy's G-Men
Green's Assistant (uncredited)
 1939 Riders of the Frontier
 1939 In Old Caliente
 1939 Young Mr. Lincoln
Townsman (uncredited)
 1939 Man of Conquest
Mexican Army Officer (uncredited)
 1939 Spoilers of the Range
Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 Dodge City
Man Wanting Revenge by Hanging (uncredited)
 1939 Mexicali Rose
Valdez Rider (uncredited)
 1939 Lone Star Pioneers
Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 Rough Riders' Round-up
Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 Stagecoach
Ogler (uncredited)
 1939 Flying G-Men
Clark (uncredited)
 1939 Ride 'em, Cowgirl
Deputy Sheriff
 1939 Water Rustlers
 1938 Ghost Town Riders
Bud - Henchman (uncredited)
 1938 Prairie Moon
Henchman Saunders (uncredited)
 1938 If I Were King
Ruffian (uncredited)
 1938 Man from Music Mountain
Tex-Bearded Henchman (uncredited)
 1938 South of Arizona
Henchman (uncredited)
 1938 Held for Ransom
Aztec Cafe Patron (uncredited)
 1938 The Singing Cowgirl
Henchman Wilkins (uncredited)
 1938 Under Western Stars
Peddler (uncredited)
 1938 Outlaws of Sonora
Henchman Pete
 1938 Rawhide
Pool Hall Brawler (uncredited)
 1938 Cattle Raiders
Henchman (uncredited)
 1938 The Old Barn Dance
Rancher (uncredited)
 1938 The Purple Vigilantes
Informant (uncredited)
 1937 Zorro Rides Again
Henchman (uncredited)
 1937 Hollywood Round-Up
Saloon Set Extra (uncredited)
 1937 Danger Valley
 1937 Boots and Saddles
Bushwhacker (uncredited)
 1937 Stars Over Arizona
Dugan (uncredited)
 1937 God's Country and the Man
Henchman Brokaw (as Merle McCormic)
 1937 Jungle Menace
Peters (uncredited)
 1937 Heroes of the Alamo
Alamo Defender (uncredited)
 1937 Boots of Destiny
Cherokee (uncredited)
 1937 Empty Holsters
Hank - Ace's Henchman (uncredited)
 1937 Wild West Days
Knife Thrower [Ch. 8] (uncredited)
 1937 Forlorn River
Deputy Chet (uncredited)
 1937 One Man Justice
Henchman (uncredited)
 1937 Range Defenders
Henchman (uncredited)
 1937 Two-Fisted Sheriff
Hank Beasley (uncredited)
 1937 The Last Train from Madrid
Officer (uncredited)
 1937 The Fighting Texan
Bart Green - Henchman (uncredited)
 1937 Come on, Cowboys
Henchman Dan
 1937 Guns in the Dark
Rodriguez (uncredited)
 1937 Trail of Vengeance
Posse Deputy (uncredited)
 1937 Santa Fe Rides
Miguel (uncredited)
 1937 Cheyenne Rides Again
Henchman (uncredited)
 1936 The Old Corral
Joe - Scarlotti Henchman
 1936 Wild Brian Kent
Bearded Man in Grandstand (uncredited)
 1936 A Tenderfoot Goes West
Deputy (uncredited)
 1936 Rebellion
Dr. Semple (as W.M. McCormick)
 1936 The Unknown Ranger
Bearded Ranch Hand (uncredited)
 1936 Tundra
Mack - The Trapper (as William McCormick)
 1936 Oh, Susanna!
Cottonwood Deputy (uncredited)
 1936 Winds of the Wasteland
Pete - Henchman (as W.M. McCormick)
 1936 Under Two Flags
Soldier of the 17th Company (uncredited)
 1936 The Trail of the Lonesome Pine
Falin Clan Member (as Bill McCormick)
 1936 The Prisoner of Shark Island
Commandant's Aide (uncredited)
 1936 Rose of the Rancho
Kincaid Henchman (uncredited)
 1935 A Scream in the Night
Jalla (as Merril Mc Cormick)
 1935 Lawless Border
 1935 The Law of the 45's
Rontell Henchman in Cantina (uncredited)
 1935 Gallant Defender
Nester (uncredited)
 1935 Escape from Devil's Island
Guard (uncredited)
 1935 Outlawed Guns
Barfly (uncredited)
 1935 Border Brigands
Henchman (uncredited)
 1935/I The New Adventures of Tarzan
Bouchart [Ch. 1] / Lopez [Ch. 10]
 1935 Wilderness Mail
Pierre - Murdered Trapper (uncredited)
 1935 Defying the Law
Henchman (uncredited)
 1935 Loser's End
Vaquero (uncredited)
 1934 The Westerner
Henchman (uncredited)
 1934 The Prescott Kid
Poker-Player (uncredited)
 1934 The Fighting Trooper
La Farge Man (uncredited)
 1934 The West on Parade (Short)
Henchman Joe (as Bill McCormick)
 1934 The Return of Chandu
Ubasti Guard (uncredited)
 1934 The Dude Ranger
Bank Customer (uncredited)
 1934 Law of the Wild
Townsman (uncredited)
 1934 Range Riders
Pedro - Dick's Sidelick (as William McCormick)
 1934 Young Eagles
José Pinardo [Chs. 10-12] (uncredited)
 1934 Smoking Guns
Henchman (uncredited)
 1934 THe Boss Cowboy
Pete Larkin (as William McCormick)
 1934 Honor of the Range
Henchman (uncredited)
 1934 Guilty Parents
Marie's Date (uncredited)
 1934 The Road to Ruin
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1934 Riding Speed
 1934 Call of the Coyote: A Legend of the Golden West
Chuck Reynolds / Jim Barrett
 1934 Wheels of Destiny
Settler (uncredited)
 1933 Lightning Range
Henchman (uncredited)
 1933 Fog
Ship Officer (uncredited)
 1933 Perils of Pauline
Guide-Henchman (uncredited)
 1933 The Trail Drive
Mack (uncredited)
 1933 Man of the Forest
Henchman (uncredited)
 1933 Gordon of Ghost City
Mike (uncredited)
 1933 The Fighting Parson
Henchman at the Hanging (uncredited)
 1933 The Fiddlin' Buckaroo
Bank Henchman (uncredited)
 1933 King of the Arena
Bargoff Henchman (uncredited)
 1933 The Lone Avenger
Henchman (uncredited)
 1933 Deadwood Pass
Felipe (as Merrill McCormack)
 1933 The Three Musketeers
Ben Yosif [Chs. 5, 7] (uncredited)
 1933 The Dude Bandit
Ike - Townsman (uncredited)
 1933 Secrets
Outlaw (uncredited)
 1933 Phantom Thunderbolt
Henchman (uncredited)
 1933 Drum Taps
Henchman (uncredited)
 1932 Tombstone Canyon
Townsman Wanting Reward (uncredited)
 1932 The Cowboy Counsellor
Bearded Prisoner (as Wm. McCormack)
 1932 White Eagle
Surviving Stage Driver (uncredited)
 1932 Heritage of the Desert
Henchman (uncredited)
 1932 Fighting for Justice
Bernard Henchman (uncredited)
 1932 McKenna of the Mounted
Jacques - Henchman (uncredited)
 1932 Cornered
Hank Williams (uncredited)
 1932 The Boiling Point
Henchman Jenks (uncredited)
 1932 The Texas Bad Man
Henchman (uncredited)
 1932 A Man's Land
Rustler (uncredited)
 1932 Two-Fisted Law
Green - the Agent (uncredited)
 1932 The Riding Tornado
Ed - Rustler (uncredited)
 1932 The Rider of Death Valley
Rigby Rider (uncredited)
 1932 Border Devils
Jose Lopez - Henchman
 1932 Shopworn
Construction Workman (uncredited)
 1932 Whistlin' Dan
Henchman Misdirecting Sheriff (uncredited)
 1932 South of the Rio Grande
Perdidio (uncredited)
 1932 Without Honor
Horse Buyer (uncredited)
 1931 The Deadline
Mack (uncredited)
 1931 The Range Feud
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1931 Battling with Buffalo Bill
Len Tampas (Ch's 6 & 7) (uncredited)
 1931 Border Law
Henchman (uncredited)
 1931 Grief Street
Sam - Newspaper Reporter (uncredited)
 1931 The Nevada Buckaroo
Henchman Gyp (uncredited)
 1931 The Fighting Sheriff
Henchman (uncredited)
 1931 God's Country and the Man
Card Player (uncredited)
 1931 The Hawk
Henchman (uncredited)
 1931 King of the Wild
Ship's Officer
 1931 Fighting Caravans
Townsman (uncredited)
 1930 Rogue of the Rio Grande
Stagecoach Robber (uncredited)
 1930 South of Sonora
 1930 The Spoilers
 1930 The Last of the Duanes
Henchman (uncredited)
 1930 Near the Rainbow's End
Frenchy Sanchez - the Shepherd
 1930 The Lone Star Ranger
Aldrige's Assistant (uncredited)
 1929 A Texas Cowboy
Bennett's Friend (uncredited)
 1929 Riders of the Rio Grande
Henchman Hawkins
 1929 Code of the West
Leary Cohort (uncredited)
 1929 Born to the Saddle
Amos Judd
 1928 The Fighting Forester (Short) (as William McCormick)
 1928 The Apache Raider
Ray Wharton (as William Merrill McCormick)
 1928 A Son of the Desert
Sheik Hammid Zayad (as William Merrill McCormick)
 1927 Arizona Nights
Speed Lester (as William McCormick)
 1927 The Great Mail Robbery
Bandit (uncredited)
 1927 Whispering Smith Rides
'Deaf' Leffingwell (as W.M. McCormick)
 1927 The Long Loop on the Pecos (as William Merrill McCormick)
 1926 The Last Chance
'Black' Bart
 1926 The Desperate Game
Luke Grayson (as William Merrill McCormick)
 1925 Tonio, Son of the Sierras
 1925 Fangs of Fate
'Red Mack' - the Renegade
 1925 Flashing Steeds
Lord Algernon Rathburne
 1925 Reckless Courage
Chuck Carson (as Merrill McCormack)
 1925 Vic Dyson Pays
Albert Stacey
 1924 Range Blood
 1924 Pioneer's Gold
 1924 The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln
Corporal of Guard (as William McCormick)
 1923 Good Men and Bad
Don Pedro Martinez
 1923 Danger
Jose (as William Merrill McCormick)
 1922 Robin Hood
Henchman to Prince John
 1921 Red Courage
Percy Gibbons (as William Merrill McCormick)
 1921 Hands Off!
Tony Alviro (as William McCormick)
 1920 Something New
Agrilla Gorgez - the Bandit (as William McCormick)
 1917 '49-'17
Townsman (uncredited)
 1916 Between Midnight (Short)
Detective Hugo Tell (as William Merrill McCormick)
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Archive footage (7 credits)

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Merril Mc Cormick | Merrill McCormack | W. McCormack | Wm. McCormack | Merle McCormic | Bill McCormick | Merril McCormick | W.M. McCormick | William M. McCormick | William Merrill McCormick | William McCormick

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Suffering from heart problems, he died August 19, 1953, at the Baldy View Sanitarium, San Gabriel, CA. Curly Howard of The Three Stooges also passed away there, also of heart problems, a year earlier.

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