Glenn Tryon (1898–1970)

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Glenn Tryon was born on August 2, 1898 in Julietta, Idaho, USA as Glenn Monroe Kunkel. He was an actor and writer, known for Lonesome (1928), The Secret Menace (1931) and Hot Heels (1927). He was married to Jane Frazee and Lillian Hall. He died on April 18, 1970 in Orlando, Florida, USA. See full bio »


(age 71) in Orlando, Florida, USA

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Known For

Lonesome Jim
The Secret Menace Bob Jordan
Hot Heels Glenn Seth Higgins


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 1951 Home Town Story
 1947 Variety Girl
Bill Farris
 1945 George White's Scandals
George White
 1932 Honeymoon Beach (Short)
Glenn Tryon
 1932 Tangled Destinies
Tommy Preston, the Co-pilot
 1932 The Pride of the Legion
Tommy Tully
 1932 Ship A Hooey! (Short)
 1932 The Widow in Scarlet
 1932 Rule 'Em and Weep (Short)
King Bool
 1931 The Secret Menace
Bob Jordan
 1931 For the Love of Fanny (Short)
 1931 Dragnet Patrol
Larry White
 1931 Neck and Neck
Bill Grant
 1931 The Great Junction Hotel (Short)
 1931 The Sky Spider
Glenn Morgan
 1931 A College Racket (Short)
 1931 Daybreak
 1931 Three Wise Clucks (Short)
 1931 A Happy Little Honeymoon (Short)
The Groom
 1930 Screen Snapshots Series 10, No. 5 (Short)
Glenn Tyron
 1930 Midnight Special
Gerald Boone
 1930 King of Jazz
Executive ('In Conference') / Unmarried Husband / Husband ('A Dash of Spice')
 1930 Dames Ahoy
Jimmy Chase
 1929 Skinner Steps Out
William Henry Skinner
 1929 Barnum Was Right
Freddie Farrell
 1929 Broadway
Roy Lane
 1929 It Can Be Done
Jerry Willard
 1929 The Kid's Clever
Bugs Raymond
 1928 The Gate Crasher
Dick Henshaw
 1928 Lonesome
 1928 How to Handle Women
Leonard Higgins
 1928 Thanks for the Buggy Ride
Joe Hall
 1927 A Hero for a Night
Hiram Hastings
 1927 Hot Heels
Glenn Seth Higgins
 1927 Two Girls Wanted
Dexter Wright
 1927 Painting the Town
Hector Whitmore
 1927 The Poor Nut
Magpie Welch
 1927 Long Pants
Glenn Tryon
 1927 The Denver Dude
Percy (the Dude)
 1927 Two-Time Mama (Short)
Mr. Brown
 1926 45 Minutes from Hollywood (Short)
Orville (as Glenn Tyron)
 1926 Along Came Auntie (Short)
Remington Chow - the 2nd Husband
 1926 The Cow's Kimona (Short)
The Husband
 1926 Say It with Babies (Short)
Casper Crum
 1926 Ukulele Sheiks (Short)
 1926 The Hug Bug (Short)
 1926 Long Pants (Short)
 1925 Flaming Flappers (Short)
 1925 Papa Be Good! (Short)
 1925 Cuckoo Love (Short)
 1925 Madame Sans Jane (Short)
 1925 Daddy Goes a Grunting (Short)
The Husband
 1925 Thundering Landlords (Short)
The Husband
 1925 Tell It to a Policeman (Short)
The Boyfriend
 1925 Whose Baby Are You? (Short)
The Author
 1925 A Sailor Papa (Short)
 1925 The Haunted Honeymoon (Short)
 1925 The Wages of Tin (Short)
 1924 The White Sheep
Tobias Tyler
 1924 Meet the Missus (Short)
The Husband
 1924 Hot Heels (Short)
 1924 The Goofy Age (Short)
The Husband
 1924 The Battling Orioles
Tommy Roosevelt Tucker
 1924 Fast Black (Short)
 1924 Near Dublin (Short)
 1924 Smithy (Short)
Mr. Smith (uncredited)
 1924 The Big Idea (Short)
Allawishus - the Mayor's son
 1923 It's a Joy! (Short)
The Leading Man
 1923 Mother's Joy (Short)
 1923 The Soilers (Short)
 1923 Her Dangerous Path
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Alternate Names:

Glen Tryon | Glenn Tyron


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Former vaudevillian and stage actor, signed by Hal Roach in 1924 as a replacement star for Harold Lloyd, in a series of two-reel comedies. Failed to make the grade, being more the stalwart leading man type, but reinvented himself in the 1930's as a screenwriter. From 1941, worked as associate producer for Universal and Roach. See more »

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