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Wendell Niles (1904–1994)

Wendell Niles was born on December 29, 1904 in Twin Valley, Minnesota, USA. He was an actor, known for The Kid Comes Back (1938), The Masked Marvel (1943) and A Tragedy at Midnight (1942). He was married to Ann Niles. He died on March 28, 1994 in Toluca Lake, California, USA. See full bio »

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I Died a Thousand Times
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Known For

The Kid Comes Back Radio Announcer
The Masked Marvel Newscaster [Ch. 1]
A Tragedy at Midnight Show Announcer
Three Faces West Man-on-the-Street Radio Announcer


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 1965 The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series)
Jules the M.C.
- Joey Discovers Jackie Clark (1965) ... Jules the M.C.
 1957 Jet Pilot
Major (uncredited)
 1956 Circus Boy (TV Series)
Chester Blake
- Daring Young Man (1956) ... Chester Blake
 1956 Hollywood or Bust
Wendell Niles (uncredited)
 1956 Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
 1956 A Strange Adventure
Broadcaster (uncredited)
 1955 The Square Jungle
Chicago Ring Announcer (uncredited)
 1955 I Died a Thousand Times
Radio Announcer (uncredited)
 1955 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series)
- Episode #5.34 (1955) ... Announcer
 1954 Ring of Fear
Radio Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1953 Money from Home
Race Announcer (uncredited)
 1953 The Caddy
Golf Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1953 The Hitch-Hiker
Wendell Niles (as Wendel Niles)
 1950 My Friend Irma Goes West
M.C. (uncredited)
 1948 Street Corner
Wendell Niles
 1945 Screen Snapshots Series 25, No. 2: Radio Shows (Short)
WEndell Niles - Radio Announcer
 1945 Swingin' on a Rainbow
Radio Announcer
 1945 Hitchhike to Happiness
Wendell Niles (uncredited)
 1944 Sensations of 1945
Wendell Niles (uncredited)
 1943 Here Comes Elmer
 1943 The Masked Marvel
Newscaster [Ch. 1]
 1942 Wings for the Eagle
Silent Radio Announcer (uncredited)
 1942 The Big Shot
Radio Broadcaster (uncredited)
 1942 A Tragedy at Midnight
Show Announcer
 1941 Harmon of Michigan
Wendell Niles
 1941 Puddin' Head
Randall, Program Announcer
 1941 Strange Alibi
Niles - 1st Police Broadcaster (uncredited)
 1941 A Man Betrayed
Radio Announcer (uncredited)
 1941 Fight, Fish, Fight (Short)
 1940 Ladies Must Live
Radio Commentator (voice, uncredited)
 1940 Three Faces West
Man-on-the-Street Radio Announcer
 1940 Gaucho Serenade
Radio Announcer
 1940 Tear Gas Squad
Radio Announcer (uncredited)
 1939 Four Wives
Concert Radio Announcer (uncredited)
 1939 The Roaring Twenties
Wendell Niles - Announcer (uncredited)
 1939 Espionage Agent
Radio Announcer Introducing Garrett (uncredited)
 1939 Indianapolis Speedway
First Radio Announcer (uncredited)
 1938 Broadway Musketeers
Police Announcer (uncredited)
 1938 Cowboy from Brooklyn
Radio Announcer (uncredited)
 1938 The Kid Comes Back
Radio Announcer (as Wen Niles)
 1937 Sh! The Octopus
Police Broadcaster (uncredited)
 1937 Ever Since Eve
Monteray Police Announcer (uncredited)
 1937 Marked Woman
Radio News Commentator (voice, uncredited)
 1932 The Crowd Roars
First Radio Announcer (edited from 'Indianapolis Speedway') (uncredited)
Show Show Self (15 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Radio: Announcer for the "Philip Marlowe" broadcast of "The Pepsodent Program".

Alternate Names:

Wendel Niles | Wen Niles | the announcer's voice

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