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Eric Wilton (1882–1957)

Tall, slim, silver-haired, distinguished-looking character actor who made his screen debut at age 47 and appeared in almost 200 movies. Wilton was perfectly cast as a butler, and he played this role more than any other over the next 25 years and almost 200 movies. Usually uncredited, he also was well cast as a court official, waiter, doctor, or ... See full bio »

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Beware of Ladies Henry - Martin's Chauffeur
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 1957 The Joker Is Wild
Samuels - Letty's Butler (uncredited)
 1956 The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series)
- Bonnie Lassie (1956) ... Horace
 1956 Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
Clergyman at Electrocution (uncredited)
 1956 Three Bad Sisters
Wilson the Butler (uncredited)
 1955 The Millionaire (TV Series)
- The Iris Millar Story (1955) ... Butler
 1954 A Star Is Born
Charles (uncredited)
 1954 Woman's World
Butler (uncredited)
 1954 Knock on Wood
Doorman (uncredited)
 1953 How to Marry a Millionaire
Butler (uncredited)
 1953 Young Bess
Councilman (uncredited)
 1953 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- The Return (1953)
 1952 The Bad and the Beautiful
Butler (uncredited)
 1952 Million Dollar Mermaid
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1952 Limelight
Major Domo at Dinner (uncredited)
 1952 Something to Live for
First Nighter (uncredited)
 1951 The Unknown Man
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
 1951 Two Dollar Bettor
Adams' Butler (uncredited)
 1951 Rhubarb
Golfer (uncredited)
 1951 Iron Man
Timekeeper, Mason-Sevella Fight (uncredited)
 1951 Lorna Doone
Doctor (uncredited)
 1951 The Great Caruso
Bystander on Street (uncredited)
 1951 A Place in the Sun
Vickers' Butler (uncredited)
 1951 Royal Wedding
Toasting Drinker at Bar (uncredited)
 1951 Valentino
Valentino's Butler (uncredited)
 1950 Mrs. O'Malley and Mr. Malone
Nightclub Patron at Table (uncredited)
 1950 Shakedown
Mrs. Worthington's Butler (uncredited)
 1950 Armored Car Robbery
Burlesque Theatre Patron (uncredited)
 1950 Love That Brute
Waiter (uncredited)
 1950 Buccaneer's Girl
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1949 Tell It to the Judge
Kitty's Chauffeur / Bartender (uncredited)
 1949 Challenge to Lassie
Magistrate (uncredited)
 1949 The Red Danube
Colonel (uncredited)
 1949 Blondie Hits the Jackpot
Chauffeur (uncredited)
 1949 Jolson Sings Again
Henry (uncredited)
 1949 Rope of Sand
Party Extra (uncredited)
 1949 Batman and Robin
Alfred Beagle (uncredited)
 1949 The Lady Gambles
Hotel Guest (uncredited)
 1948 Family Honeymoon
Bachelor Party Guest (uncredited)
 1948 Kidnapped
Rankeillor's Secretary (uncredited)
 1948 Appointment with Murder
Count Dano's Butler (uncredited)
 1948 The Return of October
Hotchkiss Butler (uncredited)
 1948 The Walls of Jericho
Park Party Guest (uncredited)
 1948 The Velvet Touch
Theatre Patron (uncredited)
 1948 So This Is New York
Train Passenger / First Nighter (uncredited)
 1948 Race Street
Bar Patron (uncredited)
 1948 Docks of New Orleans
Watkins the Butler (uncredited)
 1948 The Sign of the Ram
Engagement Party Attendee (uncredited)
 1948 A Woman's Vengeance
Waiter (uncredited)
 1947 My Wild Irish Rose
Show Spectator in Loge (uncredited)
 1947 It Had to Be You
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
 1947 Her Husband's Affairs
Governor's Butler (uncredited)
 1947 Cass Timberlane
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1947 Forever Amber
Servant (uncredited)
 1947 Lured
Ticket Booth Clerk (uncredited)
 1947 Variety Girl
Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
 1947 Thunder in the Valley
Villager (uncredited)
 1947 Ivy
Steward (uncredited)
 1947 Possessed
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
 1947 Repeat Performance
New Year's Eve Reveler (uncredited)
 1947 Monsieur Verdoux
Stockbroker (uncredited)
 1947 That Way with Women
Servant at Party (uncredited)
 1947 Suddenly It's Spring
Waiter (uncredited)
 1947 The Unfaithful
Restaurant Waiter (uncredited)
 1946 Vacation in Reno
Waiter (uncredited)
 1946 I've Always Loved You
Concertgoer (uncredited)
 1946 The Imperfect Lady
Associate of Court (uncredited)
 1946 The Verdict
Reporter (uncredited)
 1946 The Jolson Story
Henry - the Butler (uncredited)
 1946 Blue Skies
The Doctor (uncredited)
 1946 Crack-Up
Lecture Guest (uncredited)
 1946 Gallant Journey
Dance Floor Extra (uncredited)
 1946 Mr. Ace
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
 1946 Of Human Bondage
Theatregoer (uncredited)
 1946 Night and Day
English Officer / Nightclub Party Guest (uncredited)
 1946 The Searching Wind
Man at Prague Airport Bar (uncredited)
 1946 Cluny Brown
Butler at Party (uncredited)
 1946 One More Tomorrow
Waiter at Art Exhibition (uncredited)
 1946 Do You Love Me
Waiter at El Sudan (uncredited)
 1946 Blondie's Lucky Day
John (uncredited)
 1946 The Hoodlum Saint
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
 1946 The Kid from Brooklyn
LeMoynes' Butler (uncredited)
 1946 To Each His Own
Man at Dance (uncredited)
 1946 Just Before Dawn
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1946 Claudia and David
Butler (uncredited)
 1946 Three Strangers
Bailiff (uncredited)
 1945 Captain Kidd
Nobleman with King William III (uncredited)
 1945 Saratoga Trunk
Gambler (uncredited)
 1945 Kitty
Cockney Man / Waiter (uncredited)
 1945 Scotland Yard Investigator
Inspector (uncredited)
 1945 The Fatal Witness
Clerk (uncredited)
 1945 Her Highness and the Bellboy
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1945 Divorce
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1945 Lady on a Train
Man at Newsreel Theatre (uncredited)
 1945 Incendiary Blonde
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1945 Molly and Me
George - Butler (uncredited)
 1945 The Brighton Strangler
Luggage Clerk (uncredited)
 1945 Diamond Horseshoe
Sir How-Dare-You (uncredited)
 1945 The Horn Blows at Midnight
Hotel Guest (uncredited)
 1945 Hangover Square
Waiter (uncredited)
 1945 A Song to Remember
Guest at Salon Concert (uncredited)
 1944 National Velvet
English Bookie (uncredited)
 1944 None But the Lonely Heart
Prison Guard (uncredited)
 1944 Laura
Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
 1944 The Pearl of Death
Conover's Chauffeur (uncredited)
 1944 Secrets of Scotland Yard
Gen. Sir Eric Holt (uncredited)
 1944 Ministry of Fear
Scotland Yard Man (uncredited)
 1944 The Scarlet Claw
Hotel Evening Desk Clerk (uncredited)
 1944 Once Upon a Time
Card Player (uncredited)
 1944 Gaslight
Valet (uncredited)
 1943 Old Acquaintance
Waiter (uncredited)
 1943 His Butler's Sister
Harry (uncredited)
 1943 Always a Bridesmaid
Man at Lonely Hearts Dance (uncredited)
 1943 Holy Matrimony
Captain of Waiters (uncredited)
 1943 The Fallen Sparrow
Butler (uncredited)
 1943 Action in the North Atlantic
Lieutenant-Commander at Meeting (uncredited)
 1943 Immortal Sergeant
Headwaiter (uncredited)
 1942 The Great Impersonation
Clerk (uncredited)
 1942 Journey for Margaret
Man in Cellar (uncredited)
 1942 Random Harvest
Member of House of Commons (uncredited)
 1942 Seven Days' Leave
Ralph's Butler (uncredited)
 1942 Counter-Espionage
First Air Warden (uncredited)
 1942 Tales of Manhattan
Halloway's Butler (Boyer sequence) (uncredited)
 1942 They Raid by Night
Gen. Lloyd
 1942 Eagle Squadron
Fire Warden (uncredited)
 1942 Rings on Her Fingers
 1942 Castle in the Desert
Wilson (uncredited)
 1941 The Wolf Man
Chauffeur (uncredited)
 1941 The Night of January 16th
Hawkins (uncredited)
 1941 We Go Fast
Hempstead's Butler (uncredited)
 1941 Moon Over Miami
Boulton's Second Butler (uncredited)
 1940 Hudson's Bay
Councillor (uncredited)
 1940 I Love You Again
Headwaiter (uncredited)
 1940 Waterloo Bridge
Head Waiter at Candlelight Club (uncredited)
 1940 Johnny Apollo
 1940 The Heckler (Short)
Tennis Spectator (uncredited)
 1940 The Blue Bird
Doorman (uncredited)
 1940 The Invisible Man Returns
Fingerprint Expert (uncredited)
 1939 Raffles
Art Gallery Attendant (uncredited)
 1939 First Love
Drake's Butler (uncredited)
 1939 Television Spy
Edgar - Reni's Butler
 1939 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Conyngham Butler (uncredited)
 1939 The Under-Pup
Butler (uncredited)
 1939 Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation
Archaeology Professor (uncredited)
 1939 The Sun Never Sets
Colonial Affairs Official (uncredited)
 1939 Ex-Champ
Butler (uncredited)
 1939 Outside These Walls
Butler (uncredited)
 1939 Wuthering Heights
Linton Servant (uncredited)
 1939 I'm from Missouri
Second Gentleman (uncredited)
 1939 Society Lawyer
Gazotti's Valet (uncredited)
 1939 Three Smart Girls Grow Up
Guest (uncredited)
 1939 Torchy Blane in Chinatown
Butler (uncredited)
 1939 Mr. Moto's Last Warning
Deck Steward (uncredited)
 1938 Newsboys' Home
Butler (uncredited)
 1938 A Christmas Carol
Scrooge's Short Business Associate (uncredited)
 1938 The Storm
Pub Patron (uncredited)
 1938 Red Barry
Tubbs- Vane's Butler
 1938 The Man on the Rock (Short)
Dr. Verling, Napoleon's English Physician (uncredited)
 1938 Marie Antoinette
Juror (uncredited)
 1938 Squadron of Honor
Butler (uncredited)
 1938 Always Goodbye
Thomas (uncredited)
 1938 Lord Jeff
Bosun's Mate (uncredited)
 1938 What Do You Think?: Tupapaoo (Short)
Ship's Passenger (uncredited)
 1938 Kidnapped
Torrence (uncredited)
 1938 Holiday
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1938 Hold That Kiss
Piermont's Second Butler (uncredited)
 1938 Gold Is Where You Find It
Butler Announcing Party Guests (uncredited)
 1938 Midnight Intruder
Henry - Hammond's Butler (uncredited)
 1938 Penitentiary
Butler (scenes deleted)
 1937 Conquest
Cambronne (uncredited)
 1937 Angel
Barker's Chauffeur (uncredited)
 1937 Wife, Doctor and Nurse
Butler (uncredited)
 1937 One Hundred Men and a Girl
Adams (uncredited)
 1937 Big City
Mayor's Butler (uncredited)
 1937 One Mile from Heaven
Butler (uncredited)
 1937 Mr. Dodd Takes the Air
Moro's Butler (uncredited)
 1937 Topper
Onlooker at Hotel (uncredited)
 1937 Romance of Louisiana (Short)
George III's Secretary (uncredited)
 1937 The Go Getter
Ricks' Butler (uncredited)
 1937 Servant of the People: The Story of the Constitution of the United States (Short)
King's Advisor, British Critic (uncredited)
 1937 Nancy Steele Is Missing!
Butler (uncredited)
 1937 Lost Horizon
Englishman (uncredited)
 1937 Outcast
Raymond (uncredited)
 1937 Breezing Home
Waiter (uncredited)
 1937 Under Cover of Night
Putney - Griswald Butler (uncredited)
 1936 Gold Diggers of 1937
Butler at Party (uncredited)
 1936 After the Thin Man
Peter - Nick's Butler (uncredited)
 1936 Beware of Ladies
Henry - Martin's Chauffeur
 1936 Three Smart Girls
Wilkins (uncredited)
 1936 Lloyd's of London
Waiter (uncredited)
 1936 Libeled Lady
Steward on Dock (uncredited)
 1936 Give Me Your Heart
Johnson - the Butler (uncredited)
 1936 Sing, Baby, Sing
Hotel Waiter (uncredited)
 1936 To Mary - with Love
 1936 Meet Nero Wolfe
Kimball's Butler
 1936 The White Angel
Servant Getting Nurse (uncredited)
 1936 Dracula's Daughter
Butler (uncredited)
 1936 The Great Ziegfeld
Desk Clerk (uncredited)
 1936 Everybody's Old Man
Butler (uncredited)
 1936 Follow the Fleet
Iris' Butler (uncredited)
 1935 Mutiny on the Bounty
Board Captain (uncredited)
 1935 Rendezvous
Kesterman (uncredited)
 1935 3 Kids and a Queen
Butler (uncredited)
 1935 Forbidden Heaven
Warren Radford, Politician
 1935 King Solomon of Broadway
Benny - the Butler (uncredited)
 1935 Mister Dynamite
Quincy (uncredited)
 1935 Cardinal Richelieu
Arresting Officer (uncredited)
 1935 Les Mis√©rables
Gendarme Investigator (uncredited)
 1935 Living on Velvet
Lawton - Walter's Butler (uncredited)
 1935 Vanessa, Her Love Story
Herries Family Member (uncredited)
 1934 Mills of the Gods
Thomas the Butler
 1934 Happiness Ahead (uncredited)
 1934 Desirable
Gray's Butler (uncredited)
 1934 The Dragon Murder Case
Currey - Vance's Butler (uncredited)
 1934 The Count of Monte Cristo
Dantes' Servant (uncredited)
 1934 Midnight Alibi
Watts - Ardsley's Butler (uncredited)
 1934 Dr. Monica
Spike - Chandor's Butler (uncredited)
 1934 A Modern Hero
Eggelson's Butler (uncredited)
 1934 Gambling Lady
John - Peter's Butler (uncredited)
 1934 The Mystery of Mr. X
Frensham's Butler (uncredited)
 1934 Fashions of 1934
Mrs. Van Tyle's Butler (uncredited)
 1934 Mandalay
English Agent (uncredited)
 1934 Bedside
Waiter (uncredited)
 1933 The World Changes
Richard's Butler (uncredited)
 1933 Female
Footman at Pool (uncredited)
 1933 The Big Bluff
 1933 The Masquerader
Alston, Butler (uncredited)
 1933 The Song of Songs
Butler at Baron von Merzbach's (uncredited)
 1933 The Barbarian
Butler (uncredited)
 1933 Reunion in Vienna
Tourist (uncredited)
 1933 Grand Slam
Peter's Butler (uncredited)
 1933 The Secret of Madame Blanche
Aubrey's First Butler (uncredited)
 1933 Employees' Entrance
Evans (uncredited)
 1933 Cavalcade
Robert - Marryot's Later Butler (uncredited)
 1932 Call Her Savage
Hotel Steward (uncredited)
 1932 The Sport Parade
Alumnus (uncredited)
 1932 Strange Justice
Willoughby - Judson's Butler (uncredited)
 1932 Thirteen Women
Henry - Laura's Butler (uncredited)
 1932 Skyscraper Souls
Dwight's Butler (uncredited)
 1932 What Price Hollywood?
Martin - Mary's Butler (uncredited)
 1932 Street of Women
Headwaiter (uncredited)
 1932 Society Girl
 1932 Man Wanted
Waiter at Fred's Party (uncredited)
 1932 One Hour with You
Andre's Butler (uncredited)
 1932 The Mouthpiece
Maitre d' (uncredited)
 1932 The Silent Witness
Clerk of the Court (uncredited)
 1932 Lovers Courageous
Brown (uncredited)
 1931 Delicious
Ship's Officer (uncredited)
 1931 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Briggs - Lanyon's Butler (uncredited)
 1931 Arrowsmith
Ship's Officer (uncredited)
 1931 The False Madonna
Butler (uncredited)
 1931 Her Majesty, Love
Headwaiter (uncredited)
 1931 The Road to Singapore
Bridge Player on Ship (uncredited)
 1931 The Big Gamble
Poker Player (uncredited)
 1931 Newly Rich
Tupper - the Butler (uncredited)
 1930 The Devil to Pay!
Racing Fan at Derby (uncredited)
 1929 The Third Eye
Sir James Woodridge
 1928 Submarine
Nightclub Extra (uncredited)
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