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George Meader (1888–1963)

Before his movie career, George Meader was a leading character tenor at the Metropolitan Opera, NY, from 1921-35. His debut was in DIE TOTE STADT (THE DEAD CITY) by Korngold, who also moved on to Hollywood as a composer. Among his many roles, Meader sang the major tenor roles in operas by Richard Wagner, such as David in MEISTERSINGER and Mime in ... See full bio »

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On the Town Professor
Gambling on the High Seas Secretary to City Attorney


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 1959 Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series)
Jonathan Harris
- The Golden Beetle (1959) ... Jonathan Harris (uncredited)
 1955-1959 Highway Patrol (TV Series)
Walter Bigg / Harold Sylvester / Mr. Adams
- Narcotics Racket (1959) ... Walter Bigg
- Double Death (1957) ... Harold Sylvester
- Radioactive (1955) ... Mr. Adams
 1958 Andy Hardy Comes Home
Townsman (uncredited)
 1958 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series)
Otto Cramer
- Snow Queen (1958) ... Otto Cramer
 1958 The Young Lions
Milkman (uncredited)
 1957 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
 1957 Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend
Elliott (uncredited)
 1957 Dr. Christian (TV Series)
- Once a Cop (1957)
 1957 December Bride (TV Series)
Mr. Hanegan
- The Piano Show (1957) ... Mr. Hanegan
 1956 The Girl Can't Help It
Elderly Man (uncredited)
 1956 Crossroads (TV Series)
- The Judge (1956) ... Coroner (uncredited)
 1955-1956 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (TV Series)
Professor Pluvius / Horace Tilly
- Rin Tin Tin and the Rainmaker (1956) ... Professor Pluvius
- The Blushing Brides (1955) ... Horace Tilly
 1956 The Cisco Kid (TV Series)
- The Epidemic (1956) ... Doc
 1955 I Led 3 Lives (TV Series)
- Common Denominator (1955) ... Hiltener
 1955 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
Messanger Boy
- If I Were Rich (1955) ... Messanger Boy (as George F. Meader)
 1955 Frontier (TV Series)
Station Master
- King of the Dakotas: Part 1 (1955) ... Station Master
 1955 Science Fiction Theatre (TV Series)
Dr. Albert Finch / Mr. Malloy
- The Human Equation (1955) ... Dr. Albert Finch
- Spider, Inc. (1955) ... Mr. Malloy
 1954-1955 Public Defender (TV Series)
Mr. Becker / Mr. Singer
- Mama's Boy (1955) ... Mr. Becker
- Let Justice Be Done (1954) ... Mr. Singer
 1955 Stories of the Century (TV Series)
- Tom Bell (1955) ... Storekeeper (uncredited)
 1955 Studio 57 (TV Series)
 1953-1954 My Little Margie (TV Series)
Westley Todd / Mr. Todd / Todd
- Dutch Treat (1954) ... Mr. Todd
- Buried Treasure (1953) ... Todd
- Vern, the Failure (1953) ... Westley Todd
- New Neighbors (1953) ... Westley Todd
 1954 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Forsythe
- An Operation in Money (1954) ... Mr. Forsythe (as George F. Meader)
 1953 The Range Rider (TV Series)
Turner Shelton
- Western Edition (1953) ... Turner Shelton
 1953 Geraldine
Gates, Theatre Manager (uncredited)
 1953 Sweethearts on Parade
Father (uncredited)
 1953 Code Two
Witness (uncredited)
 1953 The Life of Riley (TV Series)
Mr. Crutz
- Riley the Scoutmaster (1953) ... Mr. Crutz (as George F. Meader)
 1952 Tropical Heat Wave
Gilmore (uncredited)
 1952 Because You're Mine
Parker (uncredited)
 1952 Bonzo Goes to College
Professor at Bonzo's Entrance Exam (uncredited)
 1952 Racket Squad (TV Series)
Hubert Carver
- The Family Tree (1952) ... Hubert Carver
 1952 She's Working Her Way Through College
A Professor (uncredited)
 1952 Gobs and Gals
Mr. Pursell (uncredited)
 1952 Boston Blackie (TV Series)
- Death by Dictation (1952) ... Mugsy
 1951 Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (TV Series)
Mayor Mitner
- The Slocum Family (1951) ... Mayor Mitner (uncredited)
 1951 Rich, Young and Pretty
Frenchman in Night Club (uncredited)
 1951 The Groom Wore Spurs
Bellboy at the Lariat
 1951 The Enforcer
Medical Examiner (uncredited)
 1950 A Job for Bob (Short)
Bob's Father
 1950 For Heaven's Sake
Husband (uncredited)
 1950 Emergency Wedding
Motel Manager (uncredited)
 1950 The Toast of New Orleans
Stage Door Man (uncredited)
 1950 Champagne for Caesar
Mr. Brown
 1950 Everybody's Dancin'
Mr. Murray (uncredited)
 1950 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
- Billie the Great (1950) ... Hank
 1950 The Baron of Arizona
Hank - Lansing's Father-in-Law (uncredited)
 1949 On the Town
 1949 That Midnight Kiss
 1949 Blondie Hits the Jackpot
Floorwalker with Toupee (uncredited)
 1949 Tulsa
Hotel Manager (uncredited)
 1949 Champion
Fight Doctor (uncredited)
 1948 Smugglers' Cove
Building Manager
 1948 Luxury Liner
John, Charles' Secretary (uncredited)
 1948 Half Past Midnight
Bascomb - Bondsman (uncredited)
 1948 The Judge Steps Out
Man on Train (uncredited)
 1947 Killer McCoy
Fight Spectator (uncredited)
 1947 Dangerous Years
Dr. Oliver Hughes (uncredited)
 1947 The Unsuspected
Fritz (uncredited)
 1947 Life with Father
Salesman (uncredited)
 1947 Crossfire
Police Surgeon (uncredited)
 1947 Keeper of the Bees
 1947 Too Many Winners
 1947 Love and Learn
Mr. Bronson (uncredited)
 1947 For the Love of Rusty
J. Cecil Rinehardt
 1947 It Happened on Fifth Avenue
Music Store Manager (uncredited)
 1947 Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman
Attorney (uncredited)
 1946 Betty Co-Ed
 1946 Nobody Lives Forever
Mr. Evans, Hotel Manager (uncredited)
 1946 Night and Day
Minister (uncredited)
 1946 A Stolen Life
Sylvester Pringle (uncredited)
 1946 Young Widow
Photographer (uncredited)
 1945 Scarlet Street
Holliday (uncredited)
 1945 Spellbound
Hallett - Railroad Clerk (uncredited)
 1945 Mildred Pierce
Man (uncredited)
 1945 Bewitched
Juror (uncredited)
 1945 Boston Blackie Booked on Suspicion
Steven Cubacker alias Porter Hadley (uncredited)
 1945 Hotel Berlin
Furst (uncredited)
 1945 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Principal (uncredited)
 1945 Roughly Speaking
The Professor (uncredited)
 1944 An American Romance
Politician (uncredited)
 1944 San Diego I Love You
Mr. Applewaite (uncredited)
 1944 Easy Life (Short)
Gang Member with Monocle (uncredited)
 1944 Uncertain Glory
French Doctor (uncredited)
 1944 You Can't Ration Love
Dean Pettigrew (uncredited)
 1943 Madame Curie
Singing Professor (uncredited)
 1943 Let's Face It
Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
 1942 Lucky Jordan
 1942 The Glass Key
Claude Tuttle
 1941 The Body Disappears
Prof. Ponsonby (uncredited)
 1941 New York Town
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1941 You Belong to Me
Doctor (uncredited)
 1941 The Smiling Ghost
Mr. Dinwiddie
 1941 Father Takes a Wife
Henderson (as George Meador)
 1941 Bachelor Daddy
Judge McGinnis
 1941 Man Made Monster
Dr. Bruno
 1941 The Monster and the Girl
Dr. Knight
 1941 Petticoat Politics
Mayor Williams
 1940 Life with Henry
Mr. Allen the Storekeeper (uncredited)
 1940 Dancing on a Dime
L.L. Bancroft
 1940 I Want a Divorce
Murietta (uncredited)
 1940 Anne of Windy Poplars (uncredited)
 1940 Gambling on the High Seas
Secretary to City Attorney
 1940 Edison, the Man
Minister (uncredited)
 1940 And One Was Beautiful
Waiter at Moroni's (uncredited)
 1940 The Courageous Dr. Christian
Harry Johnson
 1939 Old Hickory (Short)
Secretary of State Van Buren (uncredited)
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He acted in S.N. Behrman's adaptation of Jean Giraudoux's play, "Amphitryon 38," in a Theatre Guild production at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Alfred Lunt, Lynn Fontanne, Edith King, Richard Whorf, Sydney Greenstreet, Alan Hewitt, Barry Thomson, Kathleen Roland, Jacqueline Paige, and Ernestine De Becker in the cast... See more »

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George F. Meader | George Meador

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