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George McKay (I) (1884–1945)

George McKay was born on April 15, 1884 in Minsk, Russian Empire as George Reuben. He was an actor, known for Devil's Playground (1937), You May Be Next! (1936) and Unknown Woman (1935). He was married to Ottie Ardine. He died on December 3, 1945 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Devil's Playground Red Anderson
You May Be Next! Mitch Cook
Blackmailer Police Sgt. Carney


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 1946 The Last Crooked Mile
Sales Clerk (uncredited)
 1945 Follow That Woman
Pawnbroker (uncredited)
 1945 Road to Utopia
Waiter (uncredited)
 1945 Man Alive
Pa (uncredited)
 1945 Duffy's Tavern
Regan (uncredited)
 1945 Midnight Manhunt
Monte, photographer (uncredited)
 1945 Incendiary Blonde
Master of Ceremonies (uncredited)
 1945 Murder, He Says
Storekeeper (uncredited)
 1945 Ten Cents a Dance
 1945 Having Wonderful Crime
Stage Manager (uncredited)
 1945 Dillinger
Store Owner (uncredited)
 1945 Salty O'Rourke
Burp (uncredited)
 1944 One Mysterious Night
Police Sergeant McNulty (uncredited)
 1944 That's My Baby!
Butler (uncredited)
 1944 Secret Command
Joe Day (uncredited)
 1944 Louisiana Hayride
Canada Brown
 1944 Take It Big
Clem - Bus Driver (uncredited)
 1944 Going My Way
Mr.Van Heusen (uncredited)
 1944 And the Angels Sing
House Man
 1944 Girl in the Case
Fireman (uncredited)
 1944 Jam Session
Dave (uncredited)
 1944 Up in Arms
Old Stevedore / Loading Dock Foreman (uncredited)
 1944 Beautiful But Broke
Station Master
 1943 Swing Out the Blues
Bartender (uncredited)
 1943 Klondike Kate
Tim - Bartender
 1943 The Return of the Vampire
Cemetery Caretaker (uncredited)
 1943 Minesweeper
Pawnbroker (uncredited)
 1943 Is Everybody Happy?
Harry (uncredited)
 1943 My Kingdom for a Cook
Sam (uncredited)
 1943 Crime Doctor
Murphy - Fingerprint Officer (uncredited)
 1943 Two Señoritas from Chicago
Gus (uncredited)
 1943 She Has What It Takes
Mike McManus
 1943 Murder in Times Square
 1943 After Midnight with Boston Blackie
Marty Beck (uncredited)
 1943 The Powers Girl
Police Sergeant (uncredited)
 1942 Underground Agent
Pete Dugan
 1942 The Boogie Man Will Get You
Ebenezer (uncredited)
 1942 Lucky Legs
Rod Fenton
 1942 The Big Street
Police Sergeant at Holland Tunnel (uncredited)
 1942 Sabotage Squad
Chuck Brown
 1942 They All Kissed the Bride
Sam - Announcer & Dance Judge (uncredited)
 1942 Sweetheart of the Fleet
Hambone Skelly
 1942 Not a Ladies' Man
Detective Morgan (uncredited)
 1942 Alias Boston Blackie
Roggi McKay
 1942 Canal Zone
'Mack' MacNamara
 1942 Pardon My Stripes
Old Timer
 1941 Playmates
1st Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1941 Harvard, Here I Come!
 1941 Honolulu Lu
 1941 The Blonde from Singapore
Gabby Hart (uncredited)
 1941 The Stork Pays Off
'Photofinish' Farris
 1941 Flying Blind
Police Lieutenant (uncredited)
 1941 Our Wife
Steward (uncredited)
 1941 The Richest Man in Town
Jerry Ross
 1941 Two in a Taxi
Finance Clerk (uncredited)
 1941 Caught in the Draft
Quartermaster Sergeant (uncredited)
 1941 Hurry, Charlie, Hurry
Vice President Horatio P. Quimby (uncredited)
 1941 Adventure in Washington
Guard (uncredited)
 1941 The Big Boss
Blake (uncredited)
 1941 Under Age
Mr. Ames
 1941 Ellery Queen's Penthouse Mystery
Morgue Wagon Attendant
 1941 The Lone Wolf Takes a Chance
McKay (uncredited)
 1941 A Girl, a Guy, and a Gob
Joe - Counterman (uncredited)
 1941 Mr. Dynamite
Cashier (uncredited)
 1941 Meet Boston Blackie
Baseball Barker (uncredited)
 1941 The Devil Commands
Station Agent (uncredited)
 1941 Caught in the Act
Police Detective (uncredited)
 1941 The Face Behind the Mask
Terry Finnegan
 1940 A Night at Earl Carroll's
Mayor Stokes of San Diego
 1940 Little Nellie Kelly
Bill - Workman at Fogarty's (uncredited)
 1940 Girls Under 21
Eddie, News Stand Proprietor (uncredited)
 1940 Beyond the Sacramento
George - Bartender (uncredited)
 1940 So You Won't Talk
Bartender (uncredited)
 1940 Glamour for Sale
Bartender (uncredited)
 1940 Before I Hang
Reardon (uncredited)
 1940 Five Little Peppers in Trouble
Process Server (uncredited)
 1940 The Secret Seven
Golden (uncredited)
 1940 Golden Gloves
Honey Roscoe (uncredited)
 1940 La Conga Nights
Taxicab Driver (uncredited)
 1940 The Lone Wolf Meets a Lady
Nick Lutze - Jewelry Fence (uncredited)
 1940 Island of Doomed Men
Clerk (uncredited)
 1940 Opened by Mistake
Oulahan (uncredited)
 1940 The Farmer's Daughter
Process Server (uncredited)
 1940 Cafe Hostess
Kennedy (uncredited)
 1940 Emergency Squad
Griggs (uncredited)
 1939 The Big Guy
Buzz Miller
 1939 Beware Spooks!
Cab Driver Telling Joke (uncredited)
 1939 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Reporter (uncredited)
 1939 $1000 a Touchdown
Mr. Fishbeck
 1939 Babes in Arms
 1939 Behind Prison Gates
Sid Walsh (uncredited)
 1939 Code of the Streets
Emmett Andrews (uncredited)
 1939 King of the Turf
 1938 Newsboys' Home
 1938 The Duke of West Point
Varsity Hockey Coach
 1938 Secrets of a Nurse
Referee (uncredited)
 1938 Illegal Traffic
Frank 'Old Man' Butler
 1938 Convicted
 1938 Squadron of Honor
 1938 Highway Patrol
 1938 There's Always a Woman
Policeman (uncredited)
 1938 Special Inspector
 1938 Little Miss Roughneck
Phil Edwards
 1937 Manhattan Shakedown
 1937 Murder Is News
'Brains' McGillicuddy
 1937 Murder in Greenwich Village
Police Officer
 1937 It's All Yours
License Clerk
 1937 A Fight to the Finish
 1937 Girls Can Play
 1937 The Frame-Up
Joe Lavery
 1937 Racketeers in Exile
 1937 Devil's Playground
Red Anderson
 1937 Woman in Distress
Detective-Sergeant Casey
 1936 Counterfeit Lady
 1936 Come Closer, Folks
 1936 Killer at Large
Police Sgt. Kelly
 1936 End of the Trail
Ben Parker
 1936 Two-Fisted Gentleman
 1936 Blackmailer
Police Sgt. Carney
 1936 Shakedown
 1936 The Final Hour
 1936 Counterfeit
Angel White
 1936 And So They Were Married
Hotel Janitor (uncredited)
 1936 Pride of the Marines
Mac McCabe
 1936 You May Be Next!
Mitch Cook
 1935 The Lone Wolf Returns
Mastro - Henchman (uncredited)
 1935 Too Tough to Kill
Nick Pollack
 1935 Super-Speed
George Stone
 1935 One-Way Ticket
 1935 Crime and Punishment
Bit (uncredited)
 1935 Grand Exit
Ex-Con with Prison Blueprint (uncredited)
 1935 Case of the Missing Man
Frank Nelson
 1935 She Couldn't Take It
Red (uncredited)
 1935 The Public Menace
 1935 Atlantic Adventure
Louie (uncredited)
 1935 After the Dance
 1935 High, Wide and Hansom (Short)
 1935 Unknown Woman
 1935 The Awakening of Jim Burke
Fly Speck Sam
 1935 The Love Department (Short)
Coach (uncredited)
 1935 A Nose for News (Short)
 1933 The Good Bad Man (Short)
 1933 Take a Chance
Steve, Stage Manager
 1930 Sixteen Sweeties (Short)
Harry's Understudy
 1929 McKay and Ardine (Short) (as McKay)
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McKay started his career as a bareback rider with a circus and later toured vaudeville with Gus Edwards' troupe. He also appeared for three years in the Ziegfeld Follies (1913-15). In 1933, he signed with Columbia Pictures and played numerous supporting and bit roles.

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