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Porter Hall

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Porter Hall (September 19, 1888 – October 6, 1953) was an American character actor known for appearing in a number of films in the 1930s and 1940s. Possessing a weak chin and shifty eyes, Hall played movie villains or comedic incompetent characters. Description above from the Wikipedia article Porter Hall, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Sep 19, 1888 In Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Cheat 1931-11-28
Latest Project:
Movie Return to Treasure Island 1954-06-30
Known For
Poster of The Half-Breed
Poster of A Stranger in Town
Poster of King of Gamblers
Poster of Too Many Parents
Movie Return to Treasure Island Maximillian 'Maxie' Harris 1954-06-30
Movie Pony Express Jim Bridger 1953-01-01
Movie Vice Squad Jack Hartrampf 1953-07-31
Movie The Half-Breed Kraemer 1952-05-03
Movie Ace in the Hole Jacob Q. Boot 1951-06-29
Movie Chicken Every Sunday Sam Howell 1949-01-18
Movie The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend Judge O'Toole 1949-05-27
Movie You Gotta Stay Happy Mr. Caslon 1948-10-28
Movie That Wonderful Urge Attorney Ketchell 1948-11-20
Movie Miracle on 34th Street Granville Sawyer 1947-06-11
Movie Unconquered Leach 1947-10-10
Movie Singapore Mr. Gerald Bellows 1947-08-13
Movie Bring on the Girls Dr. Efrington 1945-03-30
Movie Blood on the Sun Arthur Bickett 1945-04-26
Movie Murder, He Says Mr. Johnson 1945-01-01
Movie Kiss and Tell Bill Franklin 1945-10-04
Movie Week-End at the Waldorf Stevens 1945-10-04
Movie Standing Room Only Hugo Farenhall 1944-01-07
Movie Going My Way Mr. Belknap 1944-05-15
Movie The Great Moment President Franklin Pierce 1944-09-06
Movie The Mark of the Whistler Joe Sorsby 1944-10-09
Movie The Desperadoes Banker Clanton 1943-05-25
Movie A Stranger in Town Judge Austin Harkley 1943-04-01
Movie The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek Jacob Woodson, Justice of the Peace 1943-12-24
Movie The Woman of the Town Mayor Dog Killey 1943-12-31
Movie The Remarkable Andrew Chief Clerk Art Slocumb 1942-03-05
Movie The Parson of Panamint Jonathan Randall 1941-07-25
Movie Sullivan's Travels Mr. Hadrian 1941-11-30
Movie His Girl Friday Murphy 1940-01-18
Movie Dark Command Angus McCloud 1940-04-15
Movie Arizona Lazarus Ward 1940-12-25
Movie Trail of the Vigilantes Sheriff Korley 1940-12-13
Movie Bulldog Drummond's Secret Police Man in Drummond's Dream 1939-03-29
Movie They Shall Have Music Mr. Flower 1939-08-18
Movie Henry Goes Arizona Banker Edward G. Walsh 1939-12-08
Movie Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Senator Monroe 1939-10-19
Movie Bulldog Drummond's Peril Dr. Botulian 1938-03-18
Movie Dangerous to Know Mayor Bradley 1938-03-11
Movie Stolen Heaven 'Von' Offer 1938-05-11
Movie Prison Farm Chiston R. Bradby 1938-06-17
Movie Tom Sawyer, Detective Uncle Silas Phelps 1938-12-24
Movie King of Alcatraz Matthew Talbot 1938-09-30
Movie The Arkansas Traveler Mayor Daniels 1938-10-14
Movie Men with Wings Hiram F. Jenkins 1938-07-16
Movie King of Gamblers George Kramer 1937-04-22
Movie Bulldog Drummond Escapes Norman Merridew 1937-04-09
Movie Wild Money Bill Court 1937-07-09
Movie Make Way for Tomorrow Harvey Chase 1937-05-09
Movie Souls at Sea Court Prosecutor 1937-09-03
Movie True Confession Mr. Hartman, Prosecutor 1937-12-24
Movie Wells Fargo James Oliver 1937-12-31
Movie This Way Please S.J. Crawford 1937-10-15
Movie Snowed Under Arthur Layton 1936-03-29
Movie Too Many Parents Mrs. Saunders 1936-03-19
Movie The Story of Louis Pasteur Dr. Rossignol 1936-02-22
Movie The Petrified Forest Jason Maple 1936-02-08
Movie The Princess Comes Across Darcy 1936-05-22
Movie And Sudden Death District Attorney 1936-06-16
Movie The General Died at Dawn Peter Perrie 1936-09-02
Movie The Plainsman Jack McCall 1936-11-16
Movie Satan Met a Lady Milton Ames 1936-07-22
Movie The Case of the Lucky Legs Col. Bradbury 1935-10-05
Movie The Thin Man Herbert MacCaulay 1934-05-25
Movie Murder in the Private Car Murray 1934-06-29
Movie The Cheat Leslie (uncredited) 1931-11-28
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