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      John Hamilton

      John Hamilton

      Highest Rated: 100% Angels With Dirty Faces (1938)

      Lowest Rated: 88% Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940)

      Birthday: Jan 16, 1887

      Birthplace: Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, USA

      John Hamilton was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Hamilton's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as the drama "The Mountain Eagle" (1926) with Bernhard Goetzke, "The Masked Menace" (1927) and "Legion of Terror" (1936). He also appeared in "Love Letters of a Star" (1936), "A Man Betrayed" (1937) and "Fifty Roads to Town" (1937). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the forties, appearing in "The Fatal Hour" (1940) with Boris Karloff, "Tear Gas Squad" (1940) and "Tugboat Annie Sails Again" (1940). He also appeared in "I Killed That Man" (1941). Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in "Northwest Trail" (1945), the crime flick "The Great Flamarion" (1945) with Erich von Stroheim and "Strange Illusion" (1945) with Sally Eilers. He also appeared in "The Naughty Nineties" (1945) with Bud Abbott and the western "The Phantom Rider" (1946) with Robert Kent. Hamilton last acted in the Brian Keith crime feature "Chicago Confidential" (1957). Hamilton passed away in October 1958 at the age of 71.

      Highest rated movies

      The Roaring Twenties
      Angels With Dirty Faces
      The Maltese Falcon
      Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe

      Photos

      SHADOWS OVER CHINATOWN, Mantan Moreland, Harry Depp, Jack Norton, John Gallaudet, Victor Sen Youn, John Hamilton, Sidney Toler (center), 1946 THE REFORMER AND THE REDHEAD, from left: Robert Keith, John Hamilton, June Allyson, Joel Allen, 1950 IN THIS OUR LIFE, Olivia De Havilland, Bette Davis, John Hamilton, 1942 BORROWED HERO, Alan Baxter, John Hamilton, 1941 THE JUDGE, John Hamilton, Bob Jellison, Milburn Stone, Stanley Waxman, 1949 THE JUDGE, John Hamilton, Milburn Stone, Stanley Waxman, 1949 THEY DIED WITH THEIR BOOTS ON, face to face from left: Arthur Kennedy, Errol Flynn as George Armstrong Custer, John Hamilton (center rear), 1941 SITTING BULL, Dale Robertson, John Hamilton, 1954

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Stamp Day for Superman Perry White (Character) - 1954
      No Score Yet 26% Sitting Bull President Ulysses S. Grant (Character) - 1954
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Jack McCall, Desperado Col. Cornish (Character) - 1953
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Pace That Thrills Sour Puss (Character) - 1952
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Target Rancher Bailey (Character) - 1952
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Missourians Mayor Grant McDowall (Character) - 1950
      No Score Yet No Score Yet James Brothers of Missouri Lon Royer (Character) - 1950
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Military Academy With That 10th Avenue Gang Judge Ralph Townsend (Character) - 1950
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Pioneer Marshal Man with Bracelet (Character) - 1949
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Law of the Golden West Isaac Cody (Character) - 1949
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Bandit King of Texas Marshal John Turner (Character) - 1949
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Sheriff of Wichita Prison Warden (Character) - 1949
      No Score Yet 50% Fighting Man of the Plains Judge Lee Currier (uncredited) (Character) - 1949
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Desperadoes of Dodge City Land Agent (Character) - 1948
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Too Many Winners Albert Payson (Character) - 1947
      No Score Yet 0% Step by Step Police Capt. Edmonds (Character) - 1946
      No Score Yet 57% Badman's Territory Commissioner Taylor (Character) - 1946
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Northwest Trail John Owens (Character) - 1945
      No Score Yet 86% Zorro's Black Whip Mr. Walsh - Banker (Character) - 1944
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Standing Room Only General (Character) - 1944
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Ghost Crazy Mr. Gardner (Character) - 1944
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Shadow of Suspicion Mr. R.M. Cartell (Character) - 1944
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Adventures of a Rookie Col. Wilson (Character) - 1943
      No Score Yet 44% The Great Man's Lady Sen. Grant (Character) - 1942
      No Score Yet No Score Yet I Killed That Man District Attorney (Character) - 1942
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Phantom Killer John G. Harrison (Character) - 1942
      No Score Yet 67% The Big Shot Judge (Character) - 1942
      No Score Yet 70% Always in My Heart Warden (Character) - 1942
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Escape From Crime Rafferty (Character) - 1942
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Borrowed Hero William Brooks (Character) - 1941
      99% 91% The Maltese Falcon Bryan (Character) - 1941
      No Score Yet 100% The Body Disappears Trial Judge (Character) - 1941
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Nine Lives Are Not Enough Police Chief Turner (Character) - 1941
      No Score Yet 69% Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet Hirsch (Character) - 1940
      No Score Yet 40% Flight Command Pensacola Commander (uncredited) (Character) - 1940
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Flag of Humanity Gen. James Garfield (Character) - 1940
      88% 58% Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe Prof. Gordon (Character) - 1940
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Tear Gas Squad Chief Ferris (Character) - 1940
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Tugboat Annie Sails Again Captain Broad (Character) - 1940
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Stronger Than Desire Unknown (Character) - 1939
      100% 89% The Roaring Twenties Judge (Character) - 1939
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Smashing the Money Ring Night Captain (Character) - 1939
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bill of Rights Colonel George Mason (Character) - 1939
      No Score Yet 43% Mr. Wong, Detective Simon Dayton (Character) - 1938
      100% 92% Angels With Dirty Faces Police captain (uncredited) (Character) - 1938
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Over the Wall Warden Vance (Character) - 1938
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder Is News David Corning (Character) - 1937
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Bad Guy Warden Summers (Character) - 1937
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Criminals of the Air Captain Wallace (Character) - 1937
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Skull Murder Mystery Inspector Carr (Character) - 1932
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Then Came the Yawn Mr. Clifton (Character) - 1932
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Cole Case Inspector Carr (Character) - 1932
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Wall Street Mystery Inspector Carr (Character) - 1931
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Clyde Mystery Inspector Carr (Character) - 1931

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Room 222 Unknown (Guest Star) 1972
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Superman Perry White (Character) 1952-1958
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Roy Rogers Show Governor (Guest Star) 1955
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Star and the Story Unknown (Character) 1955
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Gene Autry Show Jonathan Diggers (Guest Star) 1953