Jameson Thomas (I) (1888–1939)

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On the British stage from his teens, he first appeared as a half-breed boy in "The Squaw Man." His screen debut was in 1923 in the film "Chu Chin Chow." Dissatisfied with the British film industry, he moved to Hollywood and played a number of minor roles up to the time of his death. On the English stage he appeared with such greats as Anna May ... See full bio »

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Known For

It Happened One Night King Westley
The Farmer's Wife Farmer Sweetland
Piccadilly Valentine Wilmot
Charlie Chan in Egypt Dr. Anton Racine


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 1939 Death Goes North
Robert Druid - alias Herbert Barlow
 1937 The Man Who Cried Wolf
George Bradley
 1937 Souls at Sea
Pelton (uncredited)
 1937 Parnell
Judge Nanan (uncredited)
 1937 The League of Frightened Men
Michael Ayers
 1937 Girl Loves Boy
Lawyer Mack
 1936 The House of Secrets
 1936 Lady Luck
Jack Conroy
 1936 Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
Mr. Semple (uncredited)
 1935 Coronado
 1935 The Lady in Scarlet
Dr. Phillip J. Boyer (as Jamison Thomas)
 1935 The Last Outpost
 1935 Charlie Chan in Egypt
Dr. Anton Racine
 1935 Mister Dynamite
Carey Williams
 1935 Rumba
Jack Solanger
 1935 The Lives of a Bengal Lancer
 1934 The Man Who Reclaimed His Head
Board Director (uncredited)
 1934 Sing Sing Nights
Robert McCaigh
 1934 The World Accuses
Jerome Rogers
 1934 A Successful Failure
Jerry Franklin, Ruth's Beau
 1934 Crimson Romance
English Officer
 1934 Happiness Ahead
Bradford Servant in Kitchen (uncredited)
 1934 The Curtain Falls
Martin Deveridge
 1934 A Lost Lady
Lord Verrington
 1934 The Moonstone
Godfrey Ablewhite
 1934 Jane Eyre
Charles Craig
 1934 Call It Luck
Colonel Sir Ridley Quigley (uncredited)
 1934 The Scarlet Empress
Lt. Ovitsyn (uncredited)
 1934 Stolen Sweets
Barrington Thorne
 1934 Beggars in Ermine
James 'Jim' Marley (as Jamieson Thomas)
 1934 It Happened One Night
King Westley
 1934 A Woman's Man
Roger Pentley - Playboy
 1934 Bombay Mail
Capt. Gerald Worthing
 1933 The Invisible Man
Hospital Doctor (uncredited)
 1933 The Solitaire Man
Inspector Kenyon (uncredited)
 1933 Brief Moment
Count Armand
 1933 The Secret of Madame Blanche
Jones - a Private Detective (uncredited)
 1932 Self Defense
Jeff Bowman
 1932 No More Orchids
Prince Carlos
 1932 The Phantom President
 1932 The Trial of Vivienne Ware
Damon Fenwick
 1932 Escapade
John Whitney
 1932 Three Wise Girls
Arthur Phelps
 1931 The Devil Plays
Harry Forrest
 1931 Convicted
Bruce Allan
 1931 Night Life in Reno
John Wyatt
 1931 Chances
Lt. Taylor (uncredited)
 1931 Lover Come Back
 1930 Night Birds
Deacon Lake
 1930 Extravagance
Harrison Morrell
 1929 The Hate Ship
Vernon Wolfe
 1929 The Feather
Roger Dalton
 1929/II Memories (Short)
 1929 Will o' the Wisp
 1929 Power Over Men
Philippe Garnier
 1929 Week-End Wives
Henri Monard
 1929 High Treason
Michael Deane
 1929 Piccadilly
Valentine Wilmot
 1928 The Rising Generation
Major Kent
 1928 The Apache
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1928 A Woman in the Night
Robert Dobree
 1928 The Farmer's Wife
Farmer Sweetland
 1928 King's Mate
 1927 Poppies of Flanders
Jim Brown
 1927 The Antidote (Short)
Prof. Gilbert Olives
 1927 Roses of Picardy
Georges d'Archeville
 1927 Blighty
David Marshall
 1926 Jungle Woman
Stephen Mardyke
 1926 The Hound of the Deep
'Black' Darley
 1926 The Brotherhood (Short)
 1925 The Gold Cure
Lansing Carter
 1925 The Apache
Gaston d'Harcourt
 1925 A Daughter of Love
Dr. Eden Brent
 1925 Afraid of Love
Philip Bryce
 1924 Chester Forgets Himself (Short)
Chester Meredith
 1924 The Sins Ye Do
Captain Barrington
 1924 Decameron Nights
 1924 The Cavern Spider (Short)
 1924 The Drum (Short)
Capt. Bull
 1923 Chu-Chin-Chow
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Alternate Names:

Jamieson Thomas | Jamison Thomas


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If one wants to live by playing in British films, it is better to be miscast than never to be cast at all.


Was in four Oscar Best Picture nominees: It Happened One Night (1934), The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935), Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) and One Hundred Men and a Girl (1937), with only the first of these winning in the category. See more »

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