Slim Summerville (1892–1946)

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Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1892, rustic-looking George "Slim" Summerville possessed one of those malleable mugs that made you laugh even before he opened his mouth. Young Slim ran away from home as a youth and lived a rather wanderlust life until a chance meeting with Mack Sennett through his comedian friend Edgar Kennedy changed ... See full bio »

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The Last Warning Tommy Wall


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 1946 The Hoodlum Saint
 1944 I'm from Arkansas
Juniper Jenkins - aka Pa
 1944 Swing in the Saddle
Northup 'Slim' Bayliss
 1944 Bride by Mistake
 1944 Bachelor Daze (Short)
Slim Winters
 1943 Garden of Eatin' (Short)
 1942 The Valley of Vanishing Men
Missouri Benson
 1941 Miss Polly
Slim Wilkins
 1941 Uncle Joe
Joe Butterworth
 1941 Niagara Falls (Short)
Sam Sawyer
 1941 Highway West
Gramps Abbott
 1941 Puddin' Head
Uncle Lem
 1941 Tobacco Road
 1941 Western Union
 1940 Gold Rush Maisie
Fred Gubbins
 1940 Anne of Windy Poplars
Jabez Monkman
 1939 Henry Goes Arizona
Sheriff Parton
 1939 Charlie Chan in Reno
Sheriff Fletcher
 1939 Winner Take All
Mike Muldoon
 1939 Jesse James
 1938 Up the River
Slim Nelson
 1938 Submarine Patrol
Ellsworth 'Spuds' Fickett - Cook
 1938 Five of a Kind
Jim Ogden
 1938 Kentucky Moonshine
Hank Hatfield
 1938 Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
Homer Busby
 1937 Fifty Roads to Town
Ed Henry
 1937 The Road Back
 1937 Love Is News
Judge Hart
 1937 Off to the Races
Uncle George
 1936 Reunion
Jim Ogden
 1936 Can This Be Dixie?
Robert E. Lee Gurgle
 1936 Pepper
Uncle Ben Jolly
 1936 White Fang
Slats Magee
 1936 Captain January
Captain Nazro
 1936 The Country Doctor
Constable Jim Ogden
 1935 Way Down East
Constable Seth Holcomb
 1935 The Farmer Takes a Wife
Fortune Friendly
 1935 Life Begins at 40
T. Watterson Meriwether
 1934 Their Big Moment
Bill Ambrose (as 'Slim' Summerville)
 1934 Love Birds
Henry Whipple
 1933 Love, Honor and Oh, Baby!
Mark Reed
 1933 Her First Mate
John Homer
 1933 Horse Play
Slim Perkins
 1933 Out All Night
Ronald Colgate
 1932/I In the Bag (Short)
 1932 They Just Had to Get Married
Sam Sutton
 1932 Air Mail
'Slim' McCune (as 'Slim' Summerville)
 1932 Officer, Save My Child (Short)
 1932 Kid Glove Kisses (Short)
The Army Bugler
 1932 Tom Brown of Culver
Elmer (Slim) Whitman
 1932 Meet the Princess (Short)
 1932 The Eyes Have It (Short)
 1932 Racing Youth
 1932 The Unexpected Father
Jasper Jones
 1932 Sea Soldier's Sweeties (Short)
 1931 ¡Hola, Rusia! (Short)
 1931 Estamos en París (Short)
 1931 Peeking in Peking (Short)
 1931 Bless the Ladies (Short)
Sergeant Slim
 1931 Heaven on Earth
The Jeweler (as 'Slim' Summerville)
 1931 Hotter Than Haiti (Short)
 1931 Reckless Living
The Drunk
 1931 Lasca of the Rio Grande
'Crabapple' Thompson
 1931 First to Fight (Short)
Slim, Company Bugler
 1931 El Tenorio del harem
El corneta
 1931 Parisian Gaities (Short)
 1931 Here's Luck (Short)
 1931 Let's Play (Short)
 1931 Arabian Knights (Short)
 1931 Bad Sister
 1931 The Front Page
 1931 The Sargie's Playmate (Short)
 1931 Many a Slip
 1931 The Royal Bluff (Short)
 1931 Hello Russia (Short)
 1930 Free Love
Gas Inspector
 1930 Ooh La-La (Short)
 1930 See America Thirst
 1930 We! We! Marie! (Short)
 1930 Her Man
The Swede
 1930 The Spoilers
Slapjack Simms
 1930 Under Montana Skies
 1930 Parlez Vous (Short)
Private Slim
 1930 Little Accident
 1930 All Quiet on the Western Front
Tjaden (as 'Slim' Summerville)
 1930 King of Jazz
Automobile Owner ('Springtime') / Rear End of Horse / Charles
 1930 Troopers Three
 1929 Tiger Rose
 1929 One Hysterical Night
Robin Hood
 1929 Sailor's Holiday
Midway Photographer (uncredited)
 1929 The Pace That Thrills (Short)
Hatpin Harry
 1929 Strong Boy
 1928 The Last Warning
Tommy Wall
 1928 King of the Rodeo
 1928 Riding for Fame
High-Pockets (as George Summerville)
 1927 The Chinese Parrot
 1927 Painted Ponies
 1927 Red Suspenders (Short)
 1927 Hey! Hey! Cowboy
Spike Doolin
 1927 The Beloved Rogue
 1927 Why Mules Leave Home (Short)
 1927 The Denver Dude
Slim Jones (as George Summerville)
 1927 Oh! What a Kick! (Short)
 1926 The Texas Streak
 1925 All Out (Short)
 1925 A Peaceful Riot (Short)
 1925 Andy Takes a Flyer (Short)
Andy Gump
 1924 Hello, 'Frisco (Short)
 1924 William Tell (Short)
William Tell
 1924 The Cry Baby (Short)
 1924 Miners Over 21 (Short)
 1924 Case Dismissed (Short)
 1924 My Little Brother (Short)
 1924 Politics (Short)
 1924 Green Grocers (Short)
 1924 Ship Ahoy! (Short)
 1924 Keep Healthy (Short)
 1924 Easy Money (Short)
 1924 Easy Work (Short)
 1924 Why Wait? (Short)
 1923 The Rivals (Short)
 1921 Skirts
 1920 Pretty Lady (Short)
 1920 Hold Me Tight (Short)
 1920 Mary's Little Lobster (Short)
 1920 Ten Nights Without a Barroom (Short)
The Hero of the Play
 1920 Training for Husbands (Short)
 1920 Sheriff Nell's Comeback (Short)
Silk Shirt Gus
 1919 A Schoolhouse Scandal (Short)
 1919 Wild Waves and Women (Short)
 1919 His Naughty Wife (Short)
 1919 Her First Kiss (Short)
Chester Hardy - A Swell-Headed Villain
 1919 Virtuous Husbands (Short)
 1919 Footballs and Frauds (Short)
 1918 The Diver's Last Kiss (Short)
 1918 His Smothered Love (Short)
1st Crook
 1918 Those Athletic Girls (Short)
The Watchman
 1918 It Pays to Exercise (Short)
A Flirt
 1918 His Hidden Purpose (Short)
A Cop
 1918 The Kitchen Lady (Short)
The Landlady's Son
 1917 Are Waitresses Safe? (Short)
Gang Leader Rival - Who Had Objections
 1917 Roping Her Romeo (Short)
Black Pete - the Leading Scoundrel
 1917 A Bedroom Blunder (Short)
Counter Attendant
 1917 His Precious Life (Short)
Beechnut's Assistant
 1917 A Dog Catcher's Love (Short)
The Dog Catcher
 1917 Her Fame and Shame (Short)
Audience Spectator (uncredited)
 1917 Villa of the Movies (Short)
Mr. Hawk - a Boarder
 1916 His Busted Trust (Short)
Arto the Artist
 1916/II The Winning Punch (Short)
 1916 Hearts and Sparks (Short)
The Moneylender's Pit Crewman
 1916 The Three Slims (Short)
 1916 The Snow Cure (Short)
Minor Role
 1916 His Bread and Butter (Short)
The Cafe Proprietor
 1916 Gypsy Joe (Short)
Stage Passenger
 1916 Cinders of Love (Short)
The Police Chief
 1915 Fatty and the Broadway Stars (Short)
Striking Carpenter
 1915 The Great Vacuum Robbery (Short)
2nd Detective
 1915 Her Painted Hero (Short)
A Bill Poster
 1915 Saved by Wireless (Short)
Undetermined Secondary Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1915 A Game Old Knight (Short)
Brigand Chief's Valet
 1915 No One to Guide Him (Short)
The Bartender
 1915 Those College Girls (Short)
The Bellboy
 1915 Their Social Splash (Short)
Harold - the Groom
 1915 The Beauty Bunglers (Short)
Soda Jerk
 1915 Droppington's Devilish Deed (Short)
Audience Member (uncredited)
 1915 Gussle's Day of Rest (Short)
The Park Girl's Boyfriend
 1915 Caught in the Act (Short)
The Elevator Operator
 1915 That Little Band of Gold (Short)
Waiter / Audience Member (uncredited)
 1915 A Bird's a Bird (Short)
 1915 Caught in a Park (Short)
The Boy Friend
 1915 Fatty's New Role (Short)
 1915 The Home Breakers (Short)
The Janitor
 1915 Rum and Wall Paper (Short) (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1915 Only a Farmer's Daughter (Short)
The Father
 1915 Her Winning Punch (Short)
 1914 Gussle, the Golfer (Short)
Drunk in Jail
 1914 Their Fatal Bumping (Short)
The Sheriff
 1914 Fatty and Minnie He-Haw (Short)
Railroad Guard (uncredited)
 1914 Wild West Love (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1914 Fatty's Magic Pants (Short)
Cop (uncredited)
 1914 Ambrose's First Falsehood (Short)
Café Patron (uncredited)
 1914/I The Plumber (Short)
 1914 Leading Lizzie Astray (Short)
Dancing Cafe Patron (uncredited)
 1914 Among the Mourners (Short)
 1914 Tillie's Punctured Romance
Policeman / Guest in Restaurant (uncredited)
 1914 An Incompetent Hero (Short)
Man in Police Station (uncredited)
 1914 His Talented Wife (Short)
Actor (uncredited)
 1914 Cursed by His Beauty (Short)
2nd Model
 1914 Gentlemen of Nerve (Short)
Spectator (uncredited)
 1914 Dough and Dynamite (Short)
Striking Baker (uncredited)
 1914 Stout Hearts But Weak Knees (Short)
Cop (uncredited)
 1914 Zip, the Dodger (Short)
Baseball Player (uncredited)
 1914 The High Spots on Broadway (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1914 The Anglers (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1914 Those Love Pangs (Short)
Movie Patron (uncredited)
 1914 He Loved the Ladies (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1914 Lover's Luck (Short)
 1914 Mabel's Latest Prank (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1914 Those Country Kids (Short)
Cop (uncredited)
 1914 A New York Girl (Short)
 1914 The Property Man (Short)
Man in Second Row Audience (uncredited)
 1914 Soldiers of Misfortune (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1914 Those Happy Days (Short)
Annoyed Neighbor
 1914 Laughing Gas (Short)
Pedestrian / Patient
 1914 A Rowboat Romance (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1914 Love and Bullets (Short)
Henchman (uncredited)
 1914 Fatty and the Heiress (Short) (unconfirmed)
 1914 Mabel's Busy Day (Short)
Policeman (uncredited)
 1914 The Knockout (Short)
Spectator (uncredited)
 1914 Caught in the Rain (Short)
Cop (uncredited)
 1912 Hoffmeyer's Legacy (Short)
Keystone Kop (uncredited)
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'Slim' Summerville | George 'Slim' Summerville | George J. Summerville | George S. Summerville | George Summerville


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