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Earl Dwire (1883–1940)

Earl Dwire was born on October 3, 1883 in Missouri, USA as Earl Dean Dwire. He was an actor, known for Riders of the Dawn (1937), Hittin' the Trail (1937) and The Mystery of the Hooded Horsemen (1937). He was married to Elizabeth Alice Maddeaux and Ruth. He died on January 16, 1940 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1940 King of the Lumberjacks
Dr. Vance
 1940 Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe
Janda [Ch. 1]
 1940 Teddy the Rough Rider (Short)
Caretaker Messenger in Adirondacks (uncredited)
 1940 Granny Get Your Gun
Jake - Checkers Player (uncredited)
 1940 His Girl Friday
Pete Davis (uncredited)
 1939 Private Detective
Justice of the Peace (scenes deleted)
 1939 Pride of the Blue Grass
Dr. Holmes (uncredited)
 1939 The Arizona Kid
Dr. Jason Radford
 1939 Ride, Cowboy, Ride (Short)
Amos (uncredited)
 1939 The Star Maker
Mac, the Accountant
 1939 Timber Stampede
Henry Clay Baylor
 1939 On Trial
 1939 Southward Ho!
Dan - Wounded Storekeeper (uncredited)
 1939 The Oklahoma Kid
Relay Station Man (uncredited)
 1939 Lincoln in the White House (Short) (uncredited)
 1939 Devil's Island
Priest (uncredited)
 1938 Angels with Dirty Faces
Priest (uncredited)
 1938 Six-Gun Trail
Henchman, stock footage (uncredited)
 1938 The Mysterious Rider
Sheriff Burley (as Earl Dwyer)
 1938 Man from Music Mountain
 1938 The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse
Surgeon (uncredited)
 1938 Gold Mine in the Sky
Station Agent (uncredited)
 1938 The Great Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok
Jenkins (Ch. 1) (uncredited)
 1938 Six-Shootin' Sheriff
Wild Bill Holman (as Earl Dwyer)
 1938 Two Gun Justice
 1938 Under Western Stars
Mayor Biggs
 1938 Outlaws of Sonora
Jake, the Banker (uncredited)
 1938 Accidents Will Happen
Dr. Faris
 1938 Assassin of Youth
Henry 'Pop' Brady
 1938 The Daredevil Drivers
Mr. Perkins
 1938 The Old Barn Dance
Clem Handley
 1938 The Purple Vigilantes
David Ross
 1937 Romance of the Rockies
Henchman Trigger
 1937 Young Dynamite
 1937 Born to the West
Cowhand (uncredited)
 1937 Danger Valley
 1937 Trouble at Midnight
Henry Goff
 1937 Alcatraz Island
Third Trial Judge Robert Tremaine (uncredited)
 1937 Radio Patrol
Jeremiah Crockett
 1937 Varsity Show
Professor (uncredited)
 1937 Atlantic Flight
Dr. Harvey (uncredited)
 1937 The Mystery of the Hooded Horsemen
Sheriff Walker
 1937 The Toast of New York
Member of the Board of Directors (uncredited)
 1937 Riders of the Dawn
Two-Gun Gardner
 1937 They Won't Forget
Jury Foreman (uncredited)
 1937 Empty Holsters
Doc Eagan
 1937 Galloping Dynamite
Pop (as Earl Dwyer)
 1937 Doomed at Sundown
Butch Brawley (as Earle Dwire)
 1937 Riders of the Rockies
Jeff Jeffries
 1937 Fly Away Baby
Globe Chop House Waiter (uncredited)
 1937 The Trusted Outlaw
Jim Swain
 1937 Hittin' the Trail
James Clark
 1937 The Man Who Found Himself
Joe, the Train Dispatcher (uncredited)
 1937 Lightnin' Crandall
Parson Durkin
 1937 Git Along Little Dogies
Townsman (uncredited)
 1937 Trouble in Texas
 1937 Paradise Express
Townsman in Café (uncredited)
 1937 The Gambling Terror
Homer Bradley
 1937 Two Wise Maids
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1937 The Great O'Malley
First Judge (uncredited)
 1937 Arizona Days
Joe Workman
 1936 Stormy Trails
Lawyer Steve Barick (Varick in credits)
 1936 Career Woman
Townsman (uncredited)
 1936 Song of the Gringo
The Chief (uncredited)
 1936 The Gun Ranger
Bud Cooper
 1936 Law and Lead
Dad Hawley
 1936 Cavalry
Raid Leader (uncredited)
 1936 Cavalcade of the West
George Christman
 1936 Tundra
Trading Post Keeper
 1936 Oh, Susanna!
Excited Sage City Townsman (uncredited)
 1936 Santa Fe Bound
Tibbets (as Earle Dwire)
 1936 Idaho Kid
Clint Hollister
 1936 The Crooked Trail
Miner (uncredited)
 1936 The Rogues' Tavern
 1936 Gun Grit
Uncle Joe Hess
 1936 Pinto Rustlers
Bud Walton
 1936 The Speed Reporter
Publisher John Parker
 1936 Roamin' Wild
Jim Madison (as Earl Dwyre)
 1936 Desert Justice
Hansen - Police Commissioner
 1936 Caryl of the Mountains
Captain Bradshaw (as Earl Dwyre)
 1936 The Millionaire Kid
 1936 King of the Pecos
Rancher (uncredited)
 1936 Wildcat Saunders
Steve - Henchman (uncredited)
 1936 Red River Valley
Rancher (uncredited)
 1936 Ridin' On
Buck O'Nell
 1936 Ghost Town
Jim McCall
 1936 The Kid Ranger
Steve Brent
 1936 Step on It
Frank Banning
 1935 The Fighting Coward
Police Chief John Russell
 1935 The Courageous Avenger
 1935 The Last of the Clintons
Pete - Henchman
 1935 Alias John Law
The Kootney Kid
 1935 Lawless Range
 1935 Between Men
 1935 The New Frontier
Pat Miller (uncredited)
 1935 The Rider of the Law
Razor Tolliver
 1935 Confidential
Secretary (uncredited)
 1935 Cappy Ricks Returns
Spy in Office (uncredited)
 1935 No Man's Range
Phony Ed Oliver
 1935 Westward Ho
Townsman Notifying Vigilantes (uncredited)
 1935 Sundown Saunders
Sheriff Baker
 1935 Paradise Canyon
Sheriff #2 - Arizona (uncredited)
 1935 Danger Ahead
Detective Sergeant
 1935 The Dawn Rider
Pete - Expressman
 1935 Saddle Aces
Sloan aka El Canejo
 1935 Justice of the Range
Townsman (uncredited)
 1935 Fighting Pioneers
Sergeant Luke
 1935/I The New Adventures of Tarzan
Expatriate Scientist [Chs. 8-10] (uncredited)
 1935 Toll of the Desert
Joe Carson
 1935 Social Error
Mr. Merton
 1935 Tombstone Terror
 1935 The Miracle Rider
Indian Scout - Prologue (uncredited)
 1935 Wagon Trail
Deputy Joe Larkin (as Earl Dwyer)
 1935 Smokey Smith
 1935 Born to Battle
George Powell
 1935 The Pecos Kid
Jose (as Earl Dwyer)
 1935 Big Calibre
Sheriff of Gladstone
 1935 Wolf Riders
Red Wolf
 1935 Unconquered Bandit
Pedro Gonzales
 1934 Western Justice
Doctor (uncredited)
 1934 'Neath the Arizona Skies
Tom - Nina's Father (uncredited)
 1934 The Lawless Frontier
Pandro Zanti Posing as Don Yorba
 1934 The Trail Beyond
Benoit - Henchman
 1934 The Dude Ranger
Train Passenger (uncredited)
 1934 Fighting Through
Barfly (uncredited)
 1934 The Tonto Kid
Deputy George (uncredited)
 1934 The Star Packer
Henchman Mason
 1934 Young Eagles
William Thayer [Ch. 3] (uncredited)
 1934 Randy Rides Alone
 1934 The Man from Utah
Rodeo Announcer (uncredited)
 1934 Blue Steel
 1934 West of the Divide
 1934 The Lucky Texan
Sheriff Miller
 1933 Riders of Destiny
Slip Morgan
 1933 Her Forgotten Past
Henchman (uncredited)
 1933 Galloping Romeo
Pete Manning - Express Agent (replaced by Hal Price)
 1933 Rainbow Ranch
Earl - Deputy (uncredited)
 1933 The Fugitive
Henchman Spike
 1933 King Kong
New York Theatergoer (uncredited)
 1932 Young Blood
Clearwater Station Agent (uncredited)
 1932 Texas Buddies
Hank, the Liveryman (uncredited)
 1932 Hidden Valley
Prosecuting Attorney (uncredited)
 1932 Broadway to Cheyenne
 1932 Klondike
Jury Foreman (uncredited)
 1932 Son of Oklahoma
Ray Brent
 1932 Honor of the Mounted
Deputy (uncredited)
 1932 Law of the North
Deputy (uncredited)
 1932 Mason of the Mounted
Henchman Dwire (uncredited)
 1932 The Man from Hell's Edges
Morgan - Henchman
 1932 Riders of the Desert
Bill - A Ranger (uncredited)
 1932 Tangled Fortunes
Townsman (uncredited)
 1932 Law of the West
Henchman Butch
 1932 Ghost City
Barfly (uncredited)
 1931 Oklahoma Jim
Cavalry Sergeant
 1931 The Montana Kid
Deputy (uncredited)
 1931 Alias the Bad Man
Townsman (uncredited)
 1931 Dugan of the Badlands
 1921 KingFisher's Roost
Dave Butler (the Grocer) (as Earl Dwyer)
 1921 The Sage-Brush Musketeers (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(1/30/16) Stage: Appeared in (as "Sen. Stevens") / directed "The Gentleman from Mississippi", Orpheum Theatre, Reading, PA. See more »

Alternate Names:

Earle Dwire | Earl Dwyer | Earl Dwyre

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Skeletal American character actor, usually found in "B" westerns playing Mexicans, Indians, assorted baddies or townsfolk. He was a close friend of cowboy star Bob Steele. Dwire apparently began his career in stock theater with Oliver Morosco. See more »

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