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      Ned Sparks

      Ned Sparks

      Highest Rated: 100% Lady for a Day (1933)

      Lowest Rated: 50% Magic Town (1947)

      Birthday: Nov 19, 1883

      Birthplace: Guelph, Ontario, Canada

      Ned Sparks was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Sparks kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "The Auction Block" (1926), "The Big Noise" (1928) and "The Canary Murder Case" (1929) with William Powell. He also appeared in the adaptation "Love Comes Along" (1930) with Bebe Daniels, "Double Cross Roads" (1930) and "The Devil's Holiday" (1930). He kept working in film throughout the thirties, starring in the Sylvia Sidney dramatic adaptation "The Miracle Man" (1932), the Marion Davies action film "Operator 13" (1933) and the musical "Too Much Harmony" (1933) with Bing Crosby. He also appeared in the Warren William adaptation "Gold Diggers of 1933" (1933). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "Marie Galante" (1934), "Imitation of Life" (1934) with Claudette Colbert and the Paul Muni dramedy "Hi, Nellie!" (1934). He also appeared in the musical "George White's 1935 Scandals" (1935) with Alice Faye and the adaptation "Sweet Adeline" (1935) with Irene Dunne. Sparks more recently acted in "Magic Town" (1947). Sparks passed away in April 1957 at the age of 74.

      Highest rated movies

      100% Gold Diggers of 1933
      100% Lady for a Day
      96% 42nd Street
      88% Imitation of Life
      80% Going Hollywood
      50% Magic Town

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      ALICE IN WONDERLAND, Ned Sparks, as the Caterpillar, 1933 IMITATION OF LIFE, Ned Sparks, 1934 SWEET ADELINE, from left: Ned Sparks, Louis Calhern (rear), Irene Dunne, Donald Woods, 1934 GOING HOLLYWOOD, Stuart Erwin (standing center), Ned Sparks (seated center), Bing Crosby (seated right), 1933 THE CANARY MURDER CASE, Ned Sparks, 1929 GEORGE WHITE'S SCANDALS, Ned Sparks, 1935, TM and Copyright ©20th Century Fox Film Corp. All rights reserved. ALICE IN WONDERLAND, Ned Sparks, Charlotte Henry, 1933 IMITATION OF LIFE, Ned Sparks, Claudette Colbert, 1934 THE DEVIL'S HOLIDAY, Ned Sparks, Morgan Farley (sitting), Hobart Bosworth, Nancy Carroll, 1930 THIS WAY PLEASE, Ned Sparks, Mary Livingstone, 1937 IMITATION OF LIFE, Ned Sparks, Claudette Colbert, 1934 BLESSED EVENT, Lee Tracy, Tom Dugan, Frank McHugh, Ned Sparks, 1932 HI, NELLIE!, from left, Ned Sparks, Paul Muni, 1934 BLESSED EVENT, Lee Tracy, Tom Dugan, Frank McHugh, Ned Sparks, 1932 SWEET MUSIC, from left, Rudy Vallee, (in photo), Ann Dvorak, Ned Sparks, 1935 SWEET ADELINE, Hugh Herbert, Louis Calhern, Irene Dunne, Donald Woods, Joseph Cawthorn, Ned Sparks, 1934 IMITATION OF LIFE, Ned Sparks, Claudette Colbert, 1934 THE BRIDE WALKS OUT, Ned Sparks, Gene Raymond, 1936 THIS WAY PLEASE, Ned Sparks, Betty Grable, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, 1937 GOLD DIGGERS OF 1933, Ruby Keeler, Dick Powell, Aline MacMahon, Joan Blondell, Tammany Young, Ned Sparks, 1933

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      50% 36% Magic Town Ike (Character) - 1947
      No Score Yet No Score Yet For Beauty's Sake Jonathan B. Sweet (Character) - 1941
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Star Maker "Speed" King (Character) - 1939
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hawaii Calls Strings (Character) - 1938
      No Score Yet No Score Yet This Way Please Inky Wells (Character) - 1937
      No Score Yet 0% One in a Million Daniel "Danny" Simpson (Character) - 1936
      No Score Yet 16% The Bride Walks Out Paul Dodson (Character) - 1936
      No Score Yet No Score Yet George White's 1935 Scandals Elmer White (Character) - 1935
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Sweet Music "Ten Percent" Nelson (Character) - 1935
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hi, Nellie Shammy McClure (Character) - 1934
      No Score Yet 43% Sweet Adeline Dan Herzig (Character) - 1934
      88% 85% Imitation of Life Elmer Smith (Character) - 1934
      No Score Yet 20% Marie Galante Plosser (Character) - 1934
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Down to Their Last Yacht Captain "Sunny Jim" Roberts (Character) - 1934
      100% 86% Gold Diggers of 1933 Barney Hopkins (Character) - 1933
      100% 80% Lady for a Day Happy McGuire (Character) - 1933
      80% 55% Going Hollywood Bert Conroy (Character) - 1933
      No Score Yet 43% Secrets Sunshine (Character) - 1933
      96% 74% 42nd Street Thomas Barry (Character) - 1933
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Crusader Eddie Crane (Character) - 1932
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Big City Blues Mr. "Stacky" Stackhouse (Character) - 1932
      No Score Yet 25% Kept Husbands Hughie Hanready (Character) - 1931
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Wide Open Spaces Sheriff Jack Rancid (Character) - 1931
      No Score Yet 46% Iron Man Riley (Character) - 1931
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Conspiracy Winthrop "Little Nemo" Clavering (Character) - 1930
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Fall Guy Unknown (Character) - 1930
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Leathernecking Sparks (Character) - 1930
      No Score Yet 29% The Devil's Holiday Charlie Thorne (Character) - 1930
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Love Comes Along Happy (Character) - 1930
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Nothing but the Truth Clarence van Dyke (Character) - 1929
      No Score Yet 83% Street Girl Happy Winter (Character) - 1929
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Money Talks Lucius Fenton (Character) - 1926
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Mike Slinky (Character) - 1926
      No Score Yet No Score Yet When the Wife's Away Unknown (Character) - 1926
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Soul Mates Tancred's Chauffeur (Character) - 1925
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Good References Peter Stearns (Character) - 1920