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James Pierce (I) (1900–1983)

He had been an all-American center for Indiana University when he graduated in 1921. He coached football for two years in Arizona and tried amateur acting. He won the lead in Leatherstocking (1924), and stayed to coach at Glendale (California) High School. His teams included future film stars John Wayne, Robert Livingston and Jack Randall (... See full bio »

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Known For

Flash Gordon Prince Thun [Chs. 2-9, 12-13]
Leatherstocking Harry March
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 1951 Cattle Queen
Bad Bill Smith (as Jim Pierce)
 1951 Saturday's Hero
Assistant Coach (uncredited)
 1951 Show Boat
Doorman (uncredited)
 1951 Follow the Sun
Proprietor (uncredited)
 1951 Inside Straight
Detective (uncredited)
 1950 Undercover Girl
Lt. Kirby (uncredited)
 1950 Right Cross
Moe, Bath House Attendant (uncredited)
 1950 The Killer That Stalked New York
Police Commissioner (uncredited)
 1950 My Blue Heaven
Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1950 The Next Voice You Hear...
Myron (uncredited)
 1950 The Skipper Surprised His Wife
Delivery Man (uncredited)
 1950 Black Hand
Court Bailiff (uncredited)
 1950 Stars in My Crown
Townsman (uncredited)
 1949 Yes Sir, That's My Baby
Doctor (uncredited)
 1949 Big Jack
Man in Buggy (uncredited)
 1948 The Miracle of the Bells
Soldier in 'Joan of Arc' (uncredited)
 1947 The Farmer's Daughter
Policeman (uncredited)
 1947 My Favorite Brunette
Detective (uncredited)
 1946 Nocturne
Policeman (uncredited)
 1942 Roxie Hart
Policeman (uncredited)
 1941 Parachute Battalion
Man (uncredited)
 1941 The Getaway
Prison Guard (uncredited)
 1941 Love Crazy
San Francisco Private Investigator (uncredited)
 1941 Across the Sierras
Man on Wagon (uncredited)
 1941 Mr. & Mrs. Smith
Doorman (uncredited)
 1940 Chad Hanna
Big Man (uncredited)
 1940 Michael Shayne: Private Detective
Burly Man Downstairs (uncredited)
 1940 Texas Rangers Ride Again
High Boots (as Jim Pierce)
 1940 North West Mounted Police
Corporal (uncredited)
 1940 The Gay Caballero
Henchman (uncredited)
 1940 Arizona Frontier
Henchman Kansas (as Jim Pierce)
 1940 Rainbow Over the Range
Jim Rader (as Jim Pierce)
 1940 When the Daltons Rode
Deputy Sheriff (uncredited)
 1940 The Golden Trail
Miner (uncredited)
 1940 Winners of the West
Charlie Nelson - Lumberman [Ch. 10] (uncredited)
 1940 Johnny Apollo
Guard (uncredited)
 1940 Strange Cargo
Guard (uncredited)
 1940 Emergency Squad
Policeman (uncredited)
 1939 Zorro's Fighting Legion
Moreno (as Jim Pierce)
 1939 These Glamour Girls
Joy Lane Bouncer (uncredited)
 1939 Captain Fury
Guard (as Jim Pierce)
 1939 Union Pacific
Card Player (uncredited)
 1939 Persons in Hiding
G-Man (uncredited)
 1939 Ambush
Officer Mack McKelway (uncredited)
 1939 Disbarred
Bailiff (uncredited)
 1938 Charlie Chan in Honolulu
Police Officer (uncredited)
 1938 Racket Busters
Martin's Henchman (uncredited)
 1937 High Flyers
Cop (uncredited)
 1937 Ali Baba Goes to Town
Captain of the Guards (uncredited)
 1937 Life Begins in College
Coach (uncredited)
 1937 There Goes My Girl
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1937 Green Light
Harcourt's Chauffeur (uncredited)
 1937 You Only Live Once
Guard (uncredited)
 1936 Wives Never Know
Dentist (uncredited)
 1936 Our Relations
Doorman (uncredited)
 1936 Flash Gordon
Prince Thun [Chs. 2-9, 12-13]
 1936 The Walking Dead
Prisoner (uncredited)
 1936 Follow the Fleet
Paradise Ballroom Bouncer (uncredited)
 1935 Timber War
Henchman Charlie Braden (as Jim Pierce)
 1935 His Fighting Blood
Dave (uncredited)
 1935 The Virginia Judge
Officer Skeels (as Jim Pierce)
 1935 The Murder Man
Sing Sing Guard (uncredited)
 1935 Goin' to Town
Cowboy (uncredited)
 1934 Belle of the Nineties
Admirer (uncredited)
 1932 Horse Feathers
Ed Mullen - Darwin Player (uncredited)
 1932 Unashamed
Court Officer (uncredited)
 1932 The Trial of Vivienne Ware
Cop (uncredited)
 1931 Ladies of the Big House
Arresting Officer (uncredited)
 1931 Suicide Fleet
Recruit (uncredited)
 1931 Young as You Feel
Jack, a Cop (uncredited)
 1930 The Lightning Express
Griswell Henchman
 1928 Ladies of the Mob
Police Officer
 1928 Phantom of the Range
'Flash' Corbin
 1928 Her Summer Hero
 1927 Jesse James
Frank James
 1927 Wings
Army MP (uncredited)
 1926 The Return of Grey Wolf
Louis LaRue
 1924 Her Man
 1924 Leatherstocking
Harry March
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Alternate Names:

Babe Pierce | Jim Pierce


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