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George Meeker (I) (1904–1984)

This durable co-star-turned-character man had the steely eyes and overall slickness of somebody never to trust...and for good reason. For over two decades George Meeker fit the bill as the guy you loved to hate in movies. Frequently the spineless third wheel of a romantic triangle, he always lost the woman in the deal. In politics or business, he ... See full bio »

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Murder by Television Richard Grayson
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 1952 The Stu Erwin Show (TV Series)
Mr. Obermann
- Jackie Writes a Book (1952) ... Mr. Obermann
 1951 Racket Squad (TV Series)
Harrison Conway
- The Case of the Vain Woman (1951) ... Harrison Conway
 1951 Honeychile
Gambler (uncredited)
 1951 Wells Fargo Gunmaster
Roulette Croupier
 1951 Spoilers of the Plains
Scientist Jim
 1950 Twilight in the Sierras
Matt Brunner
 1950 The Invisible Monster
Harry Long
 1949 Ranger of Cherokee Strip
Eric Parsons
 1949 Sky Liner
 1949 Omoo-Omoo the Shark God
Dr. Godfrey Long
 1949 The Crime Doctor's Diary
Carl Anson (uncredited)
 1948 Words and Music
Producer (uncredited)
 1948 The Denver Kid
 1948 One Touch of Venus
Mr. Crust (uncredited)
 1948 Silver Trails
Will Jackson
 1948 Superman
 1948 The Dude Goes West
Gambler (uncredited)
 1948 King of the Gamblers
Bernie Dupal
 1948 The Gay Ranchero
Vance Brados
 1947 Road to Rio
Sherman Mallory
 1947 The Case of the Baby Sitter (Short)
Phil Russell, alias the Duke
 1947 Smash-Up: The Story of a Woman
Attorney Wolf (uncredited)
 1947 Apache Rose
Reed Calhoun
 1946 Home in Oklahoma
Steve McClory
 1946 Her Sister's Secret
 1946 Angel on My Shoulder
Mr. Bentley (uncredited)
 1946 Below the Deadline
Jeffrey Hilton
 1946 Chick Carter, Detective
Nick Pollo
 1946 The People's Choice
Elmer Blodgett
 1946 Just Before Dawn
Walter Foster (uncredited)
 1946 Murder Is My Business
Carl Meldrum
 1945 The Red Dragon
Edmond Slade
 1945 Black Market Babies
Anthony Marsden
 1945 Northwest Trail
Whitey Yeager
 1945 Come Out Fighting
Silk Henley
 1945 The Crime Doctor's Warning
Mrs. Lake's Attorney #1 (uncredited)
 1945 Mr. Muggs Rides Again
Dollar Davis
 1945 Blonde Ransom
 1945 Crime, Inc.
Barry North
 1945 A Guy, a Gal and a Pal
Granville Breckenridge
 1945 Docks of New York
Prince Egor Mallet
 1945 Brenda Starr, Reporter
Frank Smith (uncredited)
 1945 Eadie Was a Lady
Caleb Van Horn VIII (uncredited)
 1945 The Big Show-Off
Wally Porter
 1944 Dead Man's Eyes
Nick Phillips
 1944 I Accuse My Parents
Charles Blake
 1944 Bowery to Broadway
Harvey's Man (uncredited)
 1944 Marriage Is a Private Affair
Jonesy (uncredited)
 1944 Port of 40 Thieves
Frederick St. Clair
 1944 Song of Nevada
Chris Calahan
 1944 Seven Doors to Death
Charles Eaton
 1944 Silent Partner
R.S. Treavor, Desk Clerk
 1944 Take It Big
John Hankinson
 1944 Up in Arms
Ashley's Aide
 1943 Son of Dracula
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1943 Truck Busters
Reporter (uncredited)
 1942 The Ox-Bow Incident
Mr. Swanson (uncredited)
 1942 Casablanca
Rick's Friend (uncredited)
 1942 You Can't Escape Forever
Cummings - Greer's Lawyer (uncredited)
 1942 Busses Roar
Nick Stoddard
 1942 Secret Enemies
Rudolph Dietz - Desk Clerk
 1942 The Gay Sisters
Dick's Boss (uncredited)
 1942 Wings for the Eagle
Personnel Man
 1942 Spy Ship
 1942 Yankee Doodle Dandy
Hotel Clerk #1 (uncredited)
 1942 Larceny, Inc
Mr. Jackson
 1942 Murder in the Big House
'Scoop' Conner
 1942 The Male Animal
Reporter on Porch (uncredited)
 1942 Captains of the Clouds
 1942 All Through the Night
Reporter (uncredited)
 1941 You're in the Army Now
Captain Austin
 1941 Marry the Boss's Daughter
 1941 The Body Disappears (scenes deleted)
 1941 Dive Bomber
Tom (uncredited)
 1941 Hurricane Smith
Joan's Boss (uncredited)
 1941 Mountain Moonlight
 1941 Love Crazy
 1941 Affectionately Yours
Anita's Escort (uncredited)
 1941 The Singing Hill
John R. Ramsey
 1941 High Sierra
 1940 Michael Shayne: Private Detective
Harry Grange
 1940 A Night at Earl Carroll's
Stage Manager
 1940 Yesterday's Heroes
 1940 Sandy Is a Lady
Mr. Porter, The Writer
 1940 Free, Blonde and 21
Drunk (uncredited)
 1940 Scrappily Married (Short)
 1939 Swanee River
Henry Foster
 1939 Escape to Paradise
Harry Wilson (uncredited)
 1939 Gone with the Wind
Poker-Playing Captain (uncredited)
 1939 Nick Carter, Master Detective
Hartley (uncredited)
 1939 A Child Is Born
Harry Laverne (uncredited)
 1939 The Roaring Twenties
 1939 Everything's on Ice
Harrison Gregg
 1939 Stunt Pilot
Earl Martin
 1939 The Jones Family in Hollywood
Movie Studio Actor (uncredited)
 1939 Undercover Doctor
Dapper Dan Barr
 1939 It's a Wonderful World
Ned Brown (uncredited)
 1939 The Kid from Texas
Henry Smith Harrington (uncredited)
 1939 The Lady and the Mob
George Watson
 1939 Rough Riders' Round-up
George Lanning
 1939 Wings of the Navy
Steve Connors (uncredited)
 1939 Long Shot
Dell Baker
 1938 The Wrong Way Out (Short)
Drunk (uncredited)
 1938 Crime Takes a Holiday
Chuck (uncredited)
 1938 Slander House
Dr. Herbert Stallings
 1938 Smashing the Rackets
District Attorney Aide (uncredited)
 1938 Marie Antoinette
 1938 Danger on the Air
 1938 Having Wonderful Time
Subway Masher (uncredited)
 1938 Reckless Living
Man at Race Track (uncredited)
 1938 Change of Heart
Richards (uncredited)
 1938 Tarzan's Revenge
Nevin Potter
 1937 The Westland Case
Richard Bolston
 1937 Music for Madame
Orchestra Leader (uncredited)
 1937 Escape by Night
Fred Peters
 1937 Stella Dallas
Spencer Chandler (uncredited)
 1937 On Again-Off Again
 1937 The Man Who Found Himself
Howard Dennis (uncredited)
 1937 History Is Made at Night
 1937 Bridal Griefs (Short)
 1936 Beware of Ladies
Freddie White
 1936 Career Woman
Mr. Smith
 1936 Wedding Present
Gordon Blaker
 1936 Walking on Air
Tom Quinlan
 1936 Neighborhood House
Adolph, Theatre Manager
 1936 Gentle Julia
 1936 Small Town Girl
Dr. Bill Underwood (uncredited)
 1936 Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
Henneberry (uncredited)
 1936 In Paris, A.W.O.L.
 1936 The Country Doctor
Dr. Wilson
 1936 Tango
Foster Carver, Tony's Brother
 1936 Don't Get Personal
Freddie Miller
 1935 If You Could Only Cook
Parker (uncredited)
 1935 Remember Last Night?
Vic Huling
 1935 The Rainmakers
Orville Parker
 1935 Murder by Television
Richard Grayson
 1935 Welcome Home
Edward Adams
 1935 Dante's Inferno
Drunk at Ship's Cafe (uncredited)
 1935 Don't Bet on Blondes
Undetermined Role (scenes deleted)
 1935 Oil for the Lamps of China
Bill Kendall
 1935 The Wedding Night
Gilly (uncredited)
 1935 Murder on a Honeymoon
Tom Kelsey, Alias Roswell T. Forrest
 1934 Bachelor of Arts
Prof. Donald Woolsey
 1934 Broadway Bill
Henry Early
 1934 Against the Law
Bert Andrews
 1934 The Dragon Murder Case
Monty Montague
 1934 Paris Interlude
 1934 Little Man, What Now?
 1934 I Believed in You
Saracen Jones
 1934 Uncertain Lady
Dr. Alexander Garrison
 1934 Melody in Spring
Wesley Prebble
 1934 Ever Since Eve
Philip Baxter
 1934 Dark Hazard
Pres Barrow
 1934 Hips, Hips, Hooray!
Armand Beauchamp
 1934 Hi, Nellie
 1933 King for a Night
John Williams
 1933 Only Yesterday
Dave Reynolds
 1933 Chance at Heaven
Sid Larrick
 1933 Double Harness
Dennis Moore
 1933 The Life of Jimmy Dolan
Charles Magee
 1933 Song of the Eagle
August Hoffmann
 1933 Night of Terror
Prof. Arthur Hornsby
 1933 Pick-up
Artie Logan (uncredited)
 1933 Sweepings
Bert Pardway
 1932 The Match King
Erickson (uncredited)
 1932 Tess of the Storm Country
Dan Taylor
 1932 Afraid to Talk
Lenny Collins
 1932 Vanity Street
Val French
 1932 Blessed Event
Cromwell Church - the Announcer (uncredited)
 1932 Back Street
Kurt Shendler
 1932 The First Year
Dick Loring
 1932 The Famous Ferguson Case
Jigger Bolton
 1932 The Misleading Lady
Bob Tracy
 1932 A Fool's Advice
Harry Bayliss
 1932 Fireman, Save My Child!
Stevens (uncredited)
 1932 Emma
 1931 Strictly Dishonorable
 1929 Just One Word (Short)
 1928 The Girl-Shy Cowboy
Harry Lasser
 1928 Chicken a La King
Buck Taylor
 1928 Thief in the Dark
 1928 The Escape
Dr. Don Elliott
 1928 Four Sons
Andreas - Her Son
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Stage Play: A Lady's Virtue. Written by Rachel Crothers. Directed by Rachel Crothers. Bijou Theatre: 23 Nov 1925- Mar 1926 (136 performances). Cast: Florence Arlington (as "A Maid"), George Barbier (as "Walter Lucas"), Martin Berkeley (as "Tschstanoff"), Isabel Irving (as "Mrs. Lucas"), Joe King [credited as Joseph King] (as "Montie") [... See more »

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Appears in two Oscar Best Picture winners: Gone with the Wind (1939) and Casablanca (1942), and three other nominees: Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936), Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) and The Ox-Bow Incident (1942). See more »

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