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Cy Schindell (1907–1948)

Cy Schindell was born on March 4, 1907 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Seymour Schindell. He was an actor, known for The Face Behind the Mask (1941), The Devil Commands (1941) and Two-Fisted Gentleman (1936). He died on August 24, 1948 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1948 The Man from Colorado
Soldier at Dance (uncredited)
 1948 Crime on Their Hands (Short)
Muscles (uncredited)
 1948 The Return of October
Court Bailiff (uncredited)
 1948 I'm a Monkey's Uncle (Short)
Caveman Rival (uncredited)
 1948 Billie Gets Her Man (Short)
Mr. Guffy - Expectant Father (uncredited)
 1948 Flat Feat (Short)
Louie the Lug, Henchman (uncredited)
 1948 Pardon My Lamb Chop (Short)
Sanitarium Attendent (uncredited)
 1948 Fiddlers Three (Short)
Guard (uncredited)
 1948 Silly Billy (Short)
 1948 Shivering Sherlocks (Short)
Police Officer Jackson (uncredited)
 1947 Killer McCoy
Mariola's Henchman (uncredited)
 1947 My Wild Irish Rose
Man in Olympic Theatre Balcony (uncredited)
 1947 All Gummed Up (Short)
Man with Prescription (uncredited)
 1947 Sing a Song of Six Pants (Short)
Hargan's Henchman (uncredited)
 1947 Nightmare Alley
Roustabout (uncredited)
 1947 The Foxes of Harrow
Crew Member (uncredited)
 1947 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Taxicab Driver (uncredited)
 1947 Copacabana
Bouncer (uncredited)
 1947 A Likely Story
Criminal (uncredited)
 1947 Fright Night (Short)
Moose (uncredited)
 1947 The Scooper Dooper (Short)
Chuck - Henchman
 1947 Mr. District Attorney
Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1947 Johnny O'Clock
Dealer (uncredited)
 1946 It's a Wonderful Life
Nick's Bouncer (uncredited)
 1946 Three Little Pirates (Short)
Pirate (uncredited)
 1946 Moron Than Off (Short)
Policeman (uncredited)
 1946 The Brute Man
Crowd Control Policeman (uncredited)
 1946 Gallant Journey
Celebrant in Field (uncredited)
 1946 Monkey Businessmen (Short)
Clarence--Nurse (uncredited)
 1946 Somewhere in the Night
Thug (uncredited)
 1946 Jiggers, My Wife (Short)
Jack - Trixie's Husband (uncredited)
 1946 Uncivil War Birds (Short)
Union Soldier (uncredited)
 1946 The Gentleman Misbehaves
Stagehand (uncredited)
 1946 Tarzan and the Leopard Woman
Leopard Man (uncredited)
 1945 Life with Blondie
Mug (uncredited)
 1945 High Blood Pleasure (Short)
Patrolman (uncredited)
 1944 Heather and Yon (Short)
 1944 Gold Is Where You Lose It (Short) (uncredited)
 1942 Road to Morocco
Arab Waiter (uncredited)
 1942 Wildcat
Bar Brawler (uncredited)
 1942 The Talk of the Town
Townsman at Ballgame (uncredited)
 1942 Footlight Serenade
Bill's Cornerman in Fight Number (uncredited)
 1942 Matri-Phony (Short)
Guard (uncredited)
 1942 Olaf Laughs Last (Short)
 1942 Sunday Punch
Arena Worker (uncredited)
 1942 What's the Matador? (Short)
Bullring Attendant (uncredited)
 1942 Spy Smasher
Raygun Thug's Henchman [Ch. 7] (uncredited)
 1942 Glove Birds (Short)
Fight Spectator (uncredited)
 1942 Woman of the Year
Pinkie's Listener in Bar (uncredited)
 1942 Jail House Blues
Prisoner (uncredited)
 1942 A Yank on the Burma Road
A Spinaldi Brother (uncredited)
 1941 Dick Tracy vs. Crime, Inc.
Plant Heavy 8 (uncredited)
 1941 Mitt Me Tonight (Short)
 1941 The Blitz Kiss (Short)
Copilot (uncredited)
 1941 General Nuisance (Short)
Crazy Patient with Cleaver (uncredited)
 1941 No Greater Sin
Scaturo's Henchman (uncredited)
 1941 The Iron Claw
Henchman Red (uncredited)
 1941 I'll Never Heil Again (Short)
Chizzilini (uncredited)
 1941 Yankee Doodle Andy (Short)
Nazi Agent
 1941 The Spider Returns
Henchman Brown [Ch. 1] (uncredited)
 1941 Penny Serenade
Elmer - the Bootlegger (uncredited)
 1941 Knockout
Hawkins Fight Referee (uncredited)
 1941 Yumpin' Yimminy! (Short)
Man on Ladder (uncredited)
 1941 The Monster and the Girl
Henchman (uncredited)
 1941 The Devil Commands
Karl (as Ralph Penney)
 1941 The Face Behind the Mask
Benson (as Al Seymour)
 1940 Boobs in Arms (Short)
Enemy Soldier (uncredited)
 1940 Mysterious Doctor Satan
Jake - Biplane Pilot [Ch. 2] (uncredited)
 1940 The Great Plane Robbery
Hood (uncredited)
 1940/I The Green Archer
Darcy (uncredited)
 1940 So You Won't Talk
Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1940 Angels Over Broadway
Jack (uncredited)
 1940 The Leather Pushers
Referee (uncredited)
 1940 From Nurse to Worse (Short)
Policeman (uncredited)
 1940 The Secret Seven
Felton (uncredited)
 1940 How High Is Up? (Short)
Workman with Blake (uncredited)
 1940 Millionaires in Prison
Red Vernon (uncredited)
 1940 Nutty But Nice (Short)
Butch - Kidnapper (uncredited)
 1940 Men Without Souls
Harry (uncredited)
 1940 Grandpa Goes to Town
 1940 Terry and the Pirates
Henchman Morgan (uncredited)
 1940 Half a Sinner
Mugg (uncredited)
 1940 Money Squawks (Short)
Robber (uncredited)
 1940 Pardon My Berth Marks (Short)
Al Spumoni, mobster (uncredited)
 1940 Rockin' Thru the Rockies (Short)
Indian (uncredited)
 1940 Mr. Clyde Goes to Broadway (Short)
Agitator in Audience
 1940 The Shadow
Streeter (uncredited)
 1939 The Awful Goof (Short)
Mechanic (uncredited)
 1939 Glove Slingers (Short)
Charlie 'The Kid' Benson (uncredited)
 1939 Beware Spooks!
Barker (uncredited)
 1939 A Woman Is the Judge
Mickey (uncredited)
 1939 Those High Grey Walls
Convict (uncredited)
 1939 Skinny the Moocher (Short)
2nd Bill Collector (uncredited)
 1939 Golden Boy
Fighter (uncredited)
 1939 Calling All Curs (Short)
Tony - Dognapper (uncredited)
 1939 Mooching Through Georgia (Short)
Union Soldier (uncredited)
 1939 Girl from Rio
Patron of Blue Bird Gardens (uncredited)
 1939 Behind Prison Gates
Convict (uncredited)
 1939 Trouble Finds Andy Clyde (Short)
Andy's Twin
 1939 Rattling Romeo (Short)
Thief (uncredited)
 1939 Missing Daughters
Mugg (uncredited)
 1939 Mandrake, the Magician
Bank Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 The Chump Takes a Bump (Short)
Night Club Waiter (uncredited)
 1939 The Rookie Cop
Butch - Joey's Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 A Star Is Shorn (Short)
Studio Gateman (uncredited)
 1939 A Ducking They Did Go (Short)
Fruit Vendor (uncredited)
 1939 The Lady and the Mob
Henchman Collecting Payment (uncredited)
 1939 Mutiny on the Body (Short)
Male Nurse (uncredited)
 1939 Flying G-Men
Osborne (uncredited)
 1939 North of Shanghai
 1939 Three Little Sew and Sews (Short)
Guard (uncredited)
 1938 Smashing the Spy Ring
Richards (uncredited)
 1938 Pie a la Maid (Short)
Henchman (uncredited)
 1938 The Little Adventuress
Performer (uncredited)
 1938 Hawk of the Wilderness
Three Pines (uncredited)
 1938 A Nag in the Bag (Short)
Dan's Chum (uncredited)
 1938 Mutts to You (Short)
Policeman (uncredited)
 1938 The Spider's Web
Cadman (uncredited)
 1938 Hold That Co-ed
Policeman (uncredited)
 1938 Sue My Lawyer (Short)
Red Burton (uncredited)
 1938 Juvenile Court
Referee (uncredited)
 1938 You Can't Take It with You
Man (uncredited)
 1938 I Am the Law
Strong-Arm Hood at Lindsay's House (uncredited)
 1938 Many Sappy Returns (Short)
Male Nurse (uncredited)
 1938 Prison Break
Party Waiter (uncredited)
 1938 Halfway to Hollywood (Short)
Cy (uncredited)
 1938 The Soul of a Heel (Short)
 1938 Over the Wall
Shower Room Guard (uncredited)
 1938 Time Out for Trouble (Short)
Percival (uncredited)
 1938 When G-Men Step In
Phone Man (uncredited)
 1938 Little Miss Roughneck
Prisoner (uncredited)
 1938 Fiddling Around (Short)
 1938 The Buccaneer
Pirate (uncredited)
 1937 Wells Fargo
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1937 Boy of the Streets
Blackie's Henchman (uncredited)
 1937 The Perfect Specimen
Injured Boxer (uncredited)
 1937 Calling All Curtains (Short)
 1937 The Big Squirt (Short)
Onlooker (uncredited)
 1937 Cash and Carry (Short)
Vault Guard (uncredited)
 1937 Calling All Doctors (Short)
Pallbearer (uncredited)
 1937 It Can't Last Forever
Hansen's Second (uncredited)
 1937 Goofs and Saddles (Short)
Gang Member (uncredited)
 1937 The Wrong Miss Wright (Short)
Sanitarium Attendant (uncredited)
 1937 From Bad to Worse (Short)
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
 1937 My Little Feller (Short)
 1937 Back to the Woods (Short)
Indian (uncredited)
 1937 I Promise to Pay
Cy (uncredited)
 1937 3 Dumb Clucks (Short)
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
 1937 Dizzy Doctors (Short)
Dr. Arm's Assistant (uncredited)
 1937 The Super Snooper (Short)
 1937 Sailor Maid (Short)
 1937 Grips, Grunts and Groans (Short)
Waiter #2 (uncredited)
 1936 Two-Fisted Gentleman
 1936/I The Big Noise
Schmidt's Henchman (uncredited)
 1936 Bullets or Ballots
Bookie Who Throws Bag (uncredited)
 1936 Fury
Townsman (uncredited)
 1936 Undersea Kingdom
Khan's Guardsman (uncredited)
 1935 The Farmer Takes a Wife
Fight Spectator (uncredited)
 1935 Stranded
Bridge Worker (uncredited)
 1934 Murder in the Clouds
Man at Shooting Gallery (uncredited)
 1934 Fugitive Lady
Man (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Ralph Penney | Cy Schindel | Al Seymour


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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He was a World War II veteran and is buried at Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA. He worked while he was suffering from terminal cancer to make sure his family could survive after his death. See more »

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