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Grady Sutton (I) (1906–1995)

Grady Sutton was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He arrived in California in 1924. He got his first break in Hollywood from director William A. Seiter who used him as an extra in The Mad Whirl (1925) starring May McAvoy. Grady remained a Hollywood staple for the next 55 years. He specialized in playing naive, slightly befuddled young men and ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Bank Dick Og Oggilby
College Humor Timid Freshman with Laundry
Alice Adams Frank Dowling
Hot Saturday Archie


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 1979 Rock 'n' Roll High School
School Board President
 1974 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
- The Flying Felix (1974) ... Pop
 1972 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
- I'm a Family Crook - Don't Shoot! (1972) ... Minister
 1971 Support Your Local Gunfighter
Elmer / Storekeeper
 1970 Dirty Dingus Magee
Corporal (uncredited)
 1970 Myra Breckinridge
Kid Barlow
 1969 The Great Bank Robbery
Rev. Simms
 1968 Something for a Lonely Man (TV Movie)
Male Secretary
 1968 I Love You, Alice B. Toklas!
Funeral Director
 1968 Star!
First Salesman at Cartier's (uncredited)
 1966-1967 The Phyllis Diller Show (TV Series)
- Phyllis, the Beauty Queen (1967) ... Sturgis
- My Sister-in-Law Phyllis (1967) ... Sturgis
- Portrait of Krump (1967) ... Sturgis
- Little Miss Fixit (1967) ... Sturgis
- Phyllis, Queen of the Road (1966) ... Sturgis
 1967 Batman (TV Series)
Irving Cash
- Black Widow Strikes Again (1967) ... Irving Cash
 1966 Paradise, Hawaiian Style
Mr. Cubberson
 1966 The Chase
Mr. Siftifieus (uncredited)
 1966 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Torture Device Customer
- When Nut-Hood Was in Flower (1966) ... Torture Device Customer
 1965 The Bounty Killer
 1965 Tickle Me
Mr. Dabney
 1965 Petticoat Junction (TV Series)
 1965 Burke's Law (TV Series)
- Who Killed the 13th Clown? (1965) ... Hubie
 1964 Mickey (TV Series)
Mr. Freebish
- For the Love of Grandpa Toddie (1964) ... Mr. Freebish
 1964 My Fair Lady
Ascot Extra / Guest at Ball (uncredited)
 1964 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Christopher Blair
- The Last Leaves on the Tree (1964) ... Christopher Blair
 1963 4 for Texas
Bank Clerk
 1963 Dennis the Menace (TV Series)
Alvin Jessup
- A Man Among Men (1963) ... Alvin Jessup
 1963 Come Blow Your Horn
Clothing Store Manager (uncredited)
 1962 Something's Got to Give (Short)
 1962 Billy Rose's Jumbo
 1962 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
The Questioner
- Go Fight City Hall (1962) ... The Questioner
 1962 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
- Upbeat (1962) ... Doorman
 1960-1962 Lawman (TV Series)
Ben Toomey / Stiles
- The Bride (1962) ... Ben Toomey
- The Long Gun (1962) ... Ben Toomey
- The Appointment (1961) ... Ben Toomey
- Owny O'Reilly, Esquire (1961) ... Ben Toomey
- The Four (1961) ... Ben Toomey
 1961-1962 Father of the Bride (TV Series)
- The Homecoming (1962) ... Oscar
- Mr. Massoula (1961) ... Oscar
 1961 Rawhide (TV Series)
Desk Clerk
- Incident of the Night on the Town (1961) ... Desk Clerk
 1961 Madison Avenue
Dilbock (uncredited)
 1961 Cheyenne (TV Series)
- Incident at Dawson Flats (1961) ... Photographer
 1960 Sugarfoot (TV Series)
- Welcome Enemy (1960) ... Charles
 1960 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Joe Shelton
- 3-7-77 (1960) ... Joe Shelton (uncredited)
 1960 Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series)
- The Reluctant Dragon (1960) ... Simon (uncredited)
 1960 The Ann Sothern Show (TV Series)
Swann / Maurice Swann
- Wedding March (1960) ... Swann
- The Roman Hatter (1960) ... Maurice Swann
 1957 Code 3 (TV Series)
Ray Pence
- The Guilty Ones (1957) ... Ray Pence
 1955-1956 The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (TV Series)
The Photographer / Mr. Van Buskirk
- Harriet's Secret Admirer (1956) ... The Photographer
- Career Woman (1955) ... Mr. Van Buskirk
 1956 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series)
Store Clerk
- One of Jesse's Gang (1956) ... Store Clerk
 1955 The Milton Berle Show (TV Series)
Harold Helot
- State of Confusion (1955) ... Harold Helot
 1955 The Naked Dawn
Cabaret Brawler (uncredited)
 1955 Stage 7 (TV Series)
Desk Clerk / Blonde's Companion
- Yesterday's Pawnshop (1955) ... Desk Clerk
- Tiger at Noon (1955) ... Blonde's Companion (uncredited)
 1955 My Little Margie (TV Series)
- Mardi Gras (1955)
 1954 Dear Phoebe (TV Series)
Store Manager
- The Christmas Show (1954) ... Store Manager (uncredited)
 1954 December Bride (TV Series)
 1954 White Christmas
Mr. Herring (uncredited)
 1954 A Star Is Born
Artie Carver (uncredited)
 1954 Living It Up
Gift Shop Owner (uncredited)
 1954 I Married Joan (TV Series)
Newsroom Walk Through
- Home of the Week (1954) ... Newsroom Walk Through
 1954 Waterfront (TV Series)
- The Artful Horse ... Ramsdale
 1952 The Egg and I (TV Series)
Jed Simmons
- Last episode of the series (1952) ... Jed Simmons
- Paw Turns Over a Leaf (1952) ... Jed Simmons
 1952 Studio One (TV Series)
Mr. Caslon
- Ten Thousand Horses Singing (1952) ... Mr. Caslon
 1949 Air Hostess
Ned Jenkins
 1949 Grand Canyon
 1948 Last of the Wild Horses
Curly, the cook
 1948 Jiggs and Maggie in Court
Mr. Twiddle
 1948 My Dear Secretary
Sylvan Scott
 1948 Romance on the High Seas
Ship Radio Operator (uncredited)
 1948 Footlight Rhythm (Short)
Percy Platt
 1947 My Wild Irish Rose
 1947 Always Together
Jack, the Soda Jerk (uncredited)
 1947 Love and Learn
Pedestrian Against Divorce (uncredited)
 1947 Philo Vance's Gamble
Mr. Willetts
 1947 Beat the Band
 1946 The Show-Off
Mr. Hotchkiss (uncredited)
 1946 The Fabulous Suzanne
 1946 Susie Steps Out
 1946 My Dog Shep
John H. Latham
 1946 Plainsman and the Lady
Male Secretary (uncredited)
 1946 The Magnificent Rogue
George Sheffield
 1946 Nobody Lives Forever
Horace, the Counterman at Joe's Diner (uncredited)
 1946 No Leave, No Love
Hat Salesman (uncredited)
 1946 It's Great to Be Young
Ambrose Kenton (uncredited)
 1946 Holiday in Mexico
Tom, Iturbi's Assistant (uncredited)
 1946 Two Sisters from Boston
Recital Guest (uncredited)
 1946 Dragonwyck
Astor House Clerk (uncredited)
 1946 Partners in Time
Cedric Weehunt / Caleb Weehunt
 1946 Idea Girl
Percy Witherspoon (uncredited)
 1945 The Stork Club
Peter - Salesman (uncredited)
 1945 Hit the Hay
Wilbur Whittlesey
 1945 Sing Your Way Home
Book Shop Proprietor (uncredited)
 1945 She Went to the Races
Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 1945 Song of the Prairie
William Van Welby
 1945 Ziegfeld Follies
Texan ('Number Please') (uncredited)
 1945 Guest Wife
Joe's Admirer (uncredited)
 1945 Anchors Aweigh
Bertram Kraler
 1945 On Stage Everybody
Cathcart (uncredited)
 1945 A Bell for Adano
Pfc. Edward - Algiers Mail Clerk (uncredited)
 1945 Captain Eddie
Lester Thomas
 1945 Three's a Crowd
Willy Davaney
 1945 Pillow to Post
Alex - Coast Oil Flunky (uncredited)
 1945 Brewster's Millions
Packard - Costume Designer (uncredited)
 1945 A Royal Scandal
Boris (uncredited)
 1945 Salty O'Rourke
Floorwalker (uncredited)
 1945 Her Lucky Night
 1945 Grissly's Millions
Robert Palmor Jr.
 1944 Hi, Beautiful
 1944 Goin' to Town
 1944 Casanova Brown
Tod (uncredited)
 1944 Allergic to Love
 1944 The Great Moment
Homer Quimby
 1944 Since You Went Away
Soldier Hunting for Susie Fleming (uncredited)
 1944 Nine Girls
 1944 Week-End Pass
Pajama Man
 1943 What a Woman!
Mr. Clark
 1943 A Lady Takes a Chance
Malcolm Scott
 1943 Young Ideas
Undetermined Minor Role (unconfirmed)
 1943 The More the Merrier
Diner Counterman (uncredited)
 1942 Somewhere I'll Find You
Man in Private Dining Room (uncredited)
 1942 The Affairs of Martha
Justin I. Peacock, Jr
 1942 Whispering Ghosts
Jonathan Flack
 1942 The Bashful Bachelor
Cedric Wiehunt
 1942 Dudes Are Pretty People (Short)
George Peyton
 1942 Four Jacks and a Jill
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
 1941 Bedtime Story
Bert - Fashion Designer (uncredited)
 1941 Cadet Girl
Elmer - Train Passenger (uncredited)
 1941 Three Girls About Town
Meeting Doorman (uncredited)
 1941 You Belong to Me
Department Store Clerk (uncredited)
 1941 Doctors Don't Tell
Dr. Piper
 1941 Father Takes a Wife
 1941 Flying Blind
Chester Gimble
 1941 Blondie in Society
Doghouse Salesman (uncredited)
 1941 Hurry, Charlie, Hurry
Dore Dare - a Tailor (uncredited)
 1941 She Knew All the Answers
 1941 Penny Serenade
Man (uncredited)
 1941 Mr. District Attorney
Hat Salesman (uncredited)
 1940 The Bank Dick
Og Oggilby
 1940 Too Many Girls
Football Coach (uncredited)
 1940 Sky Murder
Buster - Chris' Boyfriend (uncredited)
 1940 He Stayed for Breakfast
 1940 Lucky Partners
Reporter (uncredited)
 1940 We Who Are Young
New Father (uncredited)
 1940 Millionaires in Prison
Jock, Vander's Nephew (uncredited)
 1940 Anne of Windy Poplars
Gibson's Secretary (uncredited)
 1940 Torrid Zone
 1940 Millionaire Playboy
Jerry (uncredited)
 1940 City of Chance
R.O. Champion (uncredited)
 1940 Five Grand and a Girl (Short)
 1939 Three Sons
 1939 Angels Wash Their Faces
 1939 In Name Only
Paul Graham (uncredited)
 1939 Naughty But Nice
Mr. Mankton (uncredited)
 1939 It's a Wonderful World
Lupton Peabody
 1939 Blind Alley
Holmes (uncredited)
 1939 The Flying Irishman
Clothing Salesman (uncredited)
 1939 They Made Her a Spy
Quiet Man on Train (uncredited)
 1939 Three Smart Girls Grow Up
Clarence, a Guest (uncredited)
 1939 Blondie Meets the Boss
Camera Store Clerk (uncredited)
 1939 You Can't Cheat an Honest Man
Chester Dalrymple (uncredited)
 1938 Hard to Get
Stanley Potter
 1938 A Man to Remember
Raymond (uncredited)
 1938 The Mad Miss Manton
D.A.'s Secretary
 1938 Three Loves Has Nancy
George Wilkins, Jr.
 1938 Vivacious Lady
Culpepper - Teaching Assistant
 1938 Joy of Living
Florist (uncredited)
 1937 Love Takes Flight
 1937 Stage Door
 1937 Behind the Mike
Curly Conway
 1937 Dangerous Holiday
 1937 Turn Off the Moon
Truelove Spencer
 1937 We Have Our Moments
Clem Porter
 1937 Waikiki Wedding
Everett Todhunter
 1937 She's Dangerous
Drunk (uncredited)
 1936 Two Minutes to Play
Hank Durkee
 1936 Pigskin Parade
Mortimer Higgins
 1936 Valiant Is the Word for Carrie
Mat Burdon
 1936 King of the Royal Mounted
RCMP Const. Slim Callum
 1936 My Man Godfrey
Charlie Van Rumple (uncredited)
 1936 The Crime of Dr. Forbes
Student Doctor (uncredited)
 1936 Palm Springs
 1936 The Singing Kid
Young Man (scenes deleted)
 1935 Dr. Socrates
Grocery Clerk (uncredited)
 1935 Alice Adams
Frank Dowling
 1935 Man on the Flying Trapeze
Claude Neselrode
 1935 Born to Gamble
College Man at Senior Prom (uncredited)
 1935 A Night at the Biltmore Bowl (Short)
Grady Sutton
 1935 Pickled Peppers (Short)
 1935 Wig-Wag (Short)
Grady / Millicent
 1935 Stone of Silver Creek
 1935 Laddie
Peter Dover
 1935 Hunger Pains (Short)
 1935 Hollywood Trouble (Short)
Marvin Guppy
 1934 The Dancing Millionaire (Short)
Ronnie Graff - the Dancing Millionaire
 1934 Gridiron Flash
Pudge Harrison
 1934 Ocean Swells (Short)
Grady aka Bunny De Puyster III
 1934 Contented Calves (Short)
Grady Sutton - Attorney at Law
 1934 Bachelor Bait
Don Belden / Diker
 1934 Financial Jitters (Short)
 1934 Beau Bashful (Short)
 1934 Just We Two (Short)
 1934 Rough Necking (Short)
 1934 The Undie-World (Short)
Grady - the Violin Teacher
 1934 Bridal Bail (Short)
 1933 Walking Back Home (Short)
Grady Fleetwood
 1933 Only Yesterday
Charlie Smith - Party Guest (uncredited)
 1933 Ace of Aces
Party Guest with Newspaper (uncredited)
 1933 Flirting in the Park (Short)
 1933 The Big Fibber (Short)
Stuart McGowan
 1933 Husbands' Reunion (Short)
 1933 College Humor
Timid Freshman with Laundry
 1933 See You Tonight (Short)
Brady Womper
 1933 The Story of Temple Drake
Bob (uncredited)
 1933 Uncle Jake (Short)
 1933 The Pharmacist (Short)
Cuthbert Smith
 1933 Room Mates (Short)
Grady Sutton
 1933 Sweet Cookie (Short)
Albert Mapes
 1933 Don't Play Bridge with Your Wife (Short)
Baker's Rival Suitor
 1932 Hot Saturday
 1932 Pack Up Your Troubles
First Wrong Eddie
 1932 The Age of Consent
Student at Dormitory (uncredited)
 1932 Movie Crazy
Man Afraid of Mice (uncredited)
 1932 Wild Babies! (Short)
Songwriter Alabam' Sutton
 1932 Too Many Women (Short)
 1932 You're Telling Me (Short)
Alabama Sutton
 1932 The Knockout (Short)
 1932 Love Pains (Short)
 1932 This Reckless Age
Stepladder Schultz
 1931 The Kick-Off! (Short)
 1931 Mama Loves Papa (Short)
 1931 Call a Cop! (Short)
 1931 Air-Tight (Short)
 1931 Love Fever (Short)
 1931 High Gear (Short)
 1931 Blood and Thunder (Short)
Alabam (uncredited)
 1930 Ladies Last (Short)
 1930 Bigger and Better (Short)
Grady 'Alabam' Sutton
 1930 Doctor's Orders (Short)
 1930 Let's Go Native
Diner (uncredited)
 1930 Wild Company
Anita's Boyfriend (uncredited)
 1930 Cash and Marry (Short)
New student
 1929 Hit the Deck
Sailor (uncredited)
 1929 So This Is College
Football Spectator (uncredited)
 1929 Welcome Danger
Man at Party (silent version) (scenes deleted)
 1929 Sailor's Holiday
Sailor Extra in Cafe (uncredited)
 1929 The Sophomore
Cupie - Freshman Fraternity Brother (uncredited)
 1929 Why Be Good?
Guest at Junior's First Party (uncredited)
 1926 The Whole Town's Talking
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1926 The Boy Friend (uncredited)
 1926 Skinner's Dress Suit
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1926 Brown of Harvard
One of the Dickeys (uncredited)
 1925 The Freshman
Student Who Goes to Dean (uncredited)
 1925 The Mad Whirl
Bit Part (uncredited)
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When a fan approached the reclusive actor in 1988 (at age 80) and asked for an autograph, he is reported to have said, "Haven't you anything better to do with your life than this?"


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