George Montgomery (I) (1916–2000)

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George Montgomery was boxing champion at the University of Montana where he majored in architecture and interior design. Dropping out a year later he decided to take up boxing more seriously. He moved to California where he was coached by ex-heavyweight world champion James J. Jeffries. While in Hollywood, he came to the attention of the studios (... See full bio »

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Known For

Samar Dr. John David Saunders
The Brasher Doubloon Philip Marlowe
Orchestra Wives Bill Abbot
Watusi Harry Quartermain


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 1988 Ransom
Inspector Marks
 1985 Wild Wind
Major Nestorovic
 1985 Children's Island (TV Series)
The President
- Insafu (1985) ... The President
- Zero Hour 0200 (1985) ... The President
- Is the Moon Really a Cheeseball? (1985) ... The President
- Going to Canada (1985) ... The President
- Hello, We're Here (1985) ... The President
 1974 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
- The Hollywood Story (1974) ... Griff
 1974 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
Christopher Bell / Garth
- The Coward (1974) ... Christopher Bell / Garth
 1972 The Daredevil
Paul Tunney
 1972 NET Playhouse (TV Series)
Christopher Gist
- Portrait of the Hero as a Young Man (1972) ... Christopher Gist
 1971 Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series)
Curt Clitterhouse
- Jailbreak at Junction City (1971) ... Curt Clitterhouse
 1970 Ride the Tiger (TV Movie)
Will Lanyon
 1970 Satan's Harvest
Cutter Murdock
 1969 Strangers at Sunrise
Grant Merrick
 1968 Warkill
Col. John Hannegan
 1967 Hell of Borneo
John Dirkson
 1967 Hostile Guns
Sheriff Gid McCool
 1967 Bomb at 10:10
Steve Corbett
 1966 I Spy (TV Series)
- A Day Called 4 Jaguar (1966) ... Nicolai
 1966 Bonanza (TV Series)
Dan Taggert
- The Code (1966) ... Dan Taggert
 1965 Django the Honorable Killer
Pat O'Brien
 1965 Battle of the Bulge
Sgt. Duquesne
 1964 Guerillas in Pink Lace
 1963 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
Miles Maitland
- Boar Hunt (1963) ... Miles Maitland
 1962 Samar
Dr. John David Saunders
 1961 The Steel Claw
Capt. John Larsen
 1959 King of the Wild Stallions
Randy Burke
 1958-1959 Cimarron City (TV Series)
Mayor Matt Rockford
- The Evil One (1959) ... Mayor Matt Rockford
- The Town Is a Prisoner (1959) ... Mayor Matt Rockford (credit only)
- Chinese Invasion (1959) ... Mayor Matt Rockford
- Have Sword - Will Duel (1959) ... Mayor Matt Rockford
- The Ratman (1959) ... Mayor Matt Rockford (voice)
 1959 Watusi
Harry Quartermain
 1958 Badman's Country
Pat Garrett
 1958 The Toughest Gun in Tombstone
Capt. Matt Sloane
 1958 Man from God's Country
Dan Beattie
 1958 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Jesse Cowan
- The Jesse Cowan Story (1958) ... Jesse Cowan
 1955-1957 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Buchanan Smith / Gentleman Jim Corbett
- Thousand Dollar Gun (1957) ... Buchanan Smith
- The Return of Gentleman Jim (1955) ... Gentleman Jim Corbett
 1957 Black Patch
Marshal Clay Morgan
 1957 Pawnee
Paul 'Pale Arrow' Fletcher
 1957 Street of Sinners
John Dean
 1957 Gun Duel in Durango
Will Sabre
 1957 Last of the Badmen
Dan Barton alias Jack Bruce
 1957 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Daniel McKee
- The Quiet Stranger (1957) ... Daniel McKee
 1956 Jane Wyman Presents the Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Mark Weston
- Ten Percent (1956) ... Mark Weston
 1956 Huk!
Greg Dickson
 1956 Canyon River
Steve Patrick
 1956 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series)
Dr. Stanley Wayne
- Claire (1956) ... Dr. Stanley Wayne
 1955 Stage 7 (TV Series)
Dan Kelly
- The Traveling Salesman (1955) ... Dan Kelly
 1955 Robbers' Roost
Jim 'Tex' Wall
 1955 Seminole Uprising
Lt. Cam Elliott
 1955 Studio One (TV Series)
- The Conviction of Peter Shea (1955) ... Bakeland
 1954 Masterson of Kansas
Sheriff William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson
 1954 The Lone Gun
 1954 Battle of Rogue River
Maj. Frank Archer
 1953 Gun Belt
Billy Ringo
 1953 Fort Ti
Capt. Jed Horn
 1953 Jack McCall, Desperado
Jack McCall
 1952 The Pathfinder
 1952 Cripple Creek
Bret Ivers
 1952 Indian Uprising
Capt. Chase McCloud
 1951 The Texas Rangers
Johnny Carver
 1951 The Sword of Monte Cristo
Captain Renault
 1950 The Iroquois Trail
Nat Cutler / Hawkeye
 1950 Dakota Lil
Tom Horn / Steve Garrett
 1950 Davy Crockett, Indian Scout
Davy Crockett
 1948 Belle Starr's Daughter
Marshal Tom Jackson
 1948 The Girl from Manhattan
Rev. Tom Walker
 1948 Lulu Belle
George Davis
 1947 The Brasher Doubloon
Philip Marlowe
 1946 Three Little Girls in Blue
Van Damm Smith
 1943 Bomber's Moon
Capt. Jeffrey Dakin
 1943 Coney Island
Eddie Johnson
 1942 China Girl
Johnny Williams
 1942 Orchestra Wives
Bill Abbot
 1942 Ten Gentlemen from West Point
Joe Dawson
 1942 Roxie Hart
Homer Howard
 1941 Cadet Girl
Tex Mallory
 1941 Riders of the Purple Sage
Jim Lassiter
 1941 Last of the Duanes
Buck Duane
 1941 Accent on Love
John Worth Hyndman
 1941 The Cowboy and the Blonde
Lank Garrett
 1940 Jennie
Franz Schermer
 1940 Charter Pilot
Charlie Crane
 1940 Young People
Mike Shea
 1940 Star Dust
 1939 The Cisco Kid and the Lady
Tommy Bates
 1939 South of the Border
Bandit (uncredited)
 1939 Saga of Death Valley
Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 The Arizona Kid
Soldier (uncredited)
 1939 In Old Monterey
Soldier (uncredited)
 1939 Wall Street Cowboy
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1939 In Old Caliente
Curly Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 S.O.S. Tidal Wave (uncredited)
 1939 Man of Conquest
Young Lieutenant, Jackson Aide (uncredited)
 1939 Frontier Pony Express
Lieutenant Harris (uncredited)
 1939 The Night Riders
Mob Member (uncredited)
 1939 Southward Ho!
Union Soldier (uncredited)
 1939 Rough Riders' Round-up
Patrolman Joe (uncredited)
 1939 I Was a Convict
Prison Guard (uncredited)
 1939 The Mysterious Miss X
Policeman (uncredited)
 1938 Shine on Harvest Moon
Rustler (uncredited)
 1938 Hawk of the Wilderness
Tom (uncredited)
 1938 Come on, Rangers!
Ranger in Black Hat (uncredited)
 1938 Billy the Kid Returns
Henchman (uncredited)
 1938 Pals of the Saddle
Rider (uncredited)
 1938 Army Girl
Soldier (uncredited)
 1938 Gold Mine in the Sky
Cowhand Tom (uncredited)
 1938 Under Western Stars
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1938 Outlaws of Sonora
Bank Teller (uncredited)
 1938 The Lone Ranger
Jim Clark (as George Letz)
 1938 The Old Barn Dance
Rider (uncredited)
 1938 The Purple Vigilantes
Gambler (uncredited)
 1937 Springtime in the Rockies
Cowhand at Dance (uncredited)
 1935 The Singing Vagabond
Soldier (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Street of Sinners" with Marilee Earle in New York. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | See more »

Alternate Names:

George Letz | Douglas K. Stone


6' 3" (1.91 m)


Dinah Shore  (divorced)  (2 children)


Melissa Montgomery | See more »


Adam Hime (grandchild) | See more »

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Was a heavyweight boxer before becoming an actor. See more »

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