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William Newell

William Newell

Highest Rated: 86% Pollyanna (1960)

Lowest Rated: 86% Pollyanna (1960)

Birthday: Jan 6, 1894

Birthplace: Millville, New Jersey, USA

William Newell was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In his early acting career, Newell appeared in such films as the Lionel Barrymore drama "The Voice of Bugle Ann" (1936), "Sitting on the Moon" (1936) and "Navy Born" (1936). He also appeared in "Robinson Crusoe of Clipper Island" (1936) with Mala, the comedy "The Princess Comes Across" (1936) with Carole Lombard and the Gene Autry western "The Big Show" (1936). His film career continued throughout the thirties in productions like "Larceny on the Air" (1937), "Dangerous Holiday" (1937) and the Eddie Quillan mystery "The Mandarin Mystery" (1937). He also appeared in "Bill Cracks Down" (1937). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "The Lone Wolf and His Lady" (1949), "High Noon" (1952) and the western "Escape From Fort Bravo" (1953) with William Holden. He also appeared in the Judy Holliday comedy "Phffft!" (1954) and "Our Miss Brooks" (1956) with Eve Arden. Newell was most recently credited in the drama "Charming Billy" (2000) with Michael Hayden. Newell passed away in February 1967 at the age of 73.

Highest rated movies

86% Pollyanna

Photos

SKYLARK, seated from left: Brian Aherne, Claudette Colbert, William Newell (behind counter), 1941 WIFE VS. SECRETARY, Margaret Irving, William Newell, Jean Harlow, James Stewart, 1936 MEET ME AFTER THE SHOW, Betty Grable, Macdonald Carey, William Newell, 1951, TM and copyright ©20th Century Fox Film Corp. All rights reserved SITTING ON THE MOON, William Newell, Pierre Watkin, William Janney, June Martel, Roger Pryor, 1936 MANDARIN MYSTERY, THE, Charlotte Henry, Eddie Quillan, William Newell, Kay Hughes, 1936 MANDARIN MYSTERY, THE, Kay Hughes, George Walcott, Charlotte Henry, William Newell, Eddie Quillan, Wade Boteler, 1936

Filmography

Movies

Credit
86% 79% Pollyanna Mr. Hooper (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet 62% Our Miss Brooks Dr. Henley (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet 55% Escape From Fort Bravo Symore (uncredited) (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lone Wolf and His Lady Ava Rockling (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet No Score Yet Key Witness Smiley (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet No Score Yet Kansas City Kitty Gas Man (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Tragedy at Midnight Swanson (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Miss Polly Hubert - New Postman (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Caught in the Act Police Sergeant Riley (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Invisible Killer Det. Sgt. Pat Dugan (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Doctor Satan's Robot Speed Martin (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Alfalfa's Aunt John Switzer (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet Let's Talk Turkey Abner J. Poodlebeam (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet Slander House Terry Kent (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet Larceny on the Air Andrews (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet Beware of Ladies Sniff (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bill Cracks Down Eddie "Porky" Plunkett (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet 0% The Big Show Lee Wilson (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet Navy Born Bill Lyons (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet Happy-Go-Lucky Charlie Davis (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Voice of Bugle Ann Mr. Tanner (Character) - 1936

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. Bailiff (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Beverly Hillbillies Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet 100% The Andy Griffith Show Fred Sterling (Guest Star) 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Fugitive Judge (Guest Star) 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet Alfred Hitchcock Hour Unknown (Character) 1962-1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gunsmoke Conductor (Guest Star) 1960 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Leave It to Beaver Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet 85% Alfred Hitchcock Presents Mr. Fescue (Character) 1956 1960-1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bachelor Father Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lassie Hank Newcombe (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Timmy & Lassie Unknown (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Superman Unknown (Guest Star) 1953