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Russ Powell (I) (1875–1950)

Russ Powell was born on September 16, 1875 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. He was an actor, known for Vamping Venus (1928), Check and Double Check (1930) and Call of the Wild (1935). He died on November 28, 1950 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Vamping Venus Pete Papaglos / Bacchus
Call of the Wild Bartender


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 1943 Action in the North Atlantic
Slops Denton (uncredited)
 1943 Hangmen Also Die!
Tobacconist (uncredited)
 1942 To Be or Not to Be
Warsaw Bystander (uncredited)
 1941 Unexpected Uncle
Trombonist in Johnny's Band (uncredited)
 1941 Prairie Stranger
Whittling Jones
 1941 King of Dodge City
Storekeeper (uncredited)
 1941 The Son of Davy Crockett
Hank - Station Agent (uncredited)
 1941 Citizen Kane
Man at Madison Square Garden (uncredited)
 1941 That Hamilton Woman
Servant (uncredited)
 1941 Back Street
First Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1940 The Return of Frank James
Juror (uncredited)
 1940 When the Daltons Rode
First Train Engineer (uncredited)
 1940 Pony Express Days (Short)
Sacramento Bartender (uncredited)
 1940 Wagons Westward
Dentist (uncredited)
 1940 The House of the Seven Gables
Grocer / Juror (uncredited)
 1939 The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Second 'Ugly Man' Contestant (uncredited)
 1939 Everything Happens at Night
Hilda's Papa (uncredited)
 1939 The Night of Nights
Pop, the Doorman (uncredited)
 1939 Tower of London
Sexton (uncredited)
 1939 Allegheny Uprising
Townsman in Tavern (uncredited)
 1939 Call a Messenger
Watchman (uncredited)
 1939 Hero for a Day
Watchman (uncredited)
 1939 Chicken Wagon Family
Proprietor (uncredited)
 1939 I Stole a Million
Watchman (uncredited)
 1939 The Spellbinder
Juror - First Trial (uncredited)
 1939 Some Like It Hot
Pancake Man (uncredited)
 1939 For Love or Money
Night Watchman
 1939 Union Pacific
Vendor (uncredited)
 1939 The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle
Man in Hair-Cutting Montage (uncredited)
 1939 I'm from Missouri
Mule Man (uncredited)
 1939 Son of Frankenstein
Webber - Burgher (uncredited)
 1938 Shine on Harvest Moon
Man at Picnic (uncredited)
 1938 Newsboys' Home
Vendor (uncredited)
 1938 Santa Fe Stampede
Townsman (uncredited)
 1938 The Law West of Tombstone
Martinez Citizen in Saloon (uncredited)
 1938 The Cowboy and the Lady
Rodeo Rider (uncredited)
 1938 The Great Waltz
Printer (uncredited)
 1938 Vacation from Love
French Bartender (uncredited)
 1938 If I Were King
Ruffian (uncredited)
 1938 The Main Event (uncredited)
 1938 Rascals
Picknicker in Audience (uncredited)
 1938 Joy of Living
Man Leaving Elevator (uncredited)
 1938 Romance in the Dark
Stagehand (uncredited)
 1938 The Jury's Secret
Juror (uncredited)
 1937 She Loved a Fireman
Barman at Dance (uncredited)
 1937 Thoroughbreds Don't Cry
Diner Counterman (uncredited)
 1937 Ali Baba Goes to Town
Arab (uncredited)
 1937 The Wrong Road
Chief Ira Foster
 1937 Music for Madame
Asleep in the Deep Singer Suspect (uncredited)
 1937 The Prisoner of Zenda
Traveler (uncredited)
 1937 The Firefly
Stablehand (uncredited)
 1937 Stella Dallas
Itch Powder Victim on Train (uncredited)
 1937 The Wayward Pups (Short)
Black Cat (voice, uncredited)
 1937 The Emperor's Candlesticks
Coachman (uncredited)
 1937 A Day at the Races
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
 1937 This Is My Affair
Bowling Spectator (uncredited)
 1937 Draegerman Courage
Toby - the Bartender (uncredited)
 1937 History Is Made at Night
Chef with Mustache (uncredited)
 1937 Hit the Saddle
Rancher (uncredited)
 1937 Paradise Express
Passing Motorist (uncredited)
 1937 Man of the People
Brewery Manager (uncredited)
 1937 Champagne Waltz
Moustache, Concert Attendee (uncredited)
 1936 Banjo on My Knee
Bartender (uncredited)
 1936 Pennies from Heaven
Coin Tosser (uncredited)
 1936 Love on the Run
Man in Ticket Line (uncredited)
 1936 Go West Young Man
Andy (uncredited)
 1936 Theodora Goes Wild
Majordomo at Governor's Reception (uncredited)
 1936 Come and Get It
Bartender (uncredited)
 1936 The Garden of Allah
Proprietor (uncredited)
 1936 Wedding Present
Beer Wagon Driver (uncredited)
 1936 Give Me Your Heart
Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1936 A Son Comes Home
Musician (uncredited)
 1936 Earthworm Tractors
Hardware Man (uncredited)
 1936 Fatal Lady
Brazilian Opera Troupe (uncredited)
 1936 One Rainy Afternoon
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1936 The King Steps Out
Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1936 I Married a Doctor
Jonesy - Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 1936 These Three
Viennese Diner (uncredited)
 1936 Sutter's Gold
Brown (uncredited)
 1936 The Trail of the Lonesome Pine
Storekeeper (uncredited)
 1936 Divot Diggers (Short)
Chimpanzee (voice)
 1936 Modern Times
Gypsy in Police Patrol Wagon (uncredited)
 1936 Man Hunt
Sam (uncredited)
 1936 Rose of the Rancho
Bartender (uncredited)
 1935 Hitch Hike Lady
Waiter (uncredited)
 1935 I Dream Too Much
Carousel Operator (uncredited)
 1935 Crime and Punishment
Porter (uncredited)
 1935 A Night at the Opera
Carriage Driver (uncredited)
 1935 Barbary Coast
Sheriff (uncredited)
 1935 The Three Musketeers
The Shepherd (uncredited)
 1935 Call of the Wild
 1935 Mad Love
Gendarme (uncredited)
 1935 The Arizonian
Joe - the Bartender (uncredited)
 1935 Public Hero Number 1
McGinnis - Hotel Bartender (uncredited)
 1935 The Call of the Savage
Henry Andrews
 1935 The Florentine Dagger
First Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1935 Transient Lady
Mark Baxter (uncredited)
 1935 A Night at the Ritz
Café Cook (uncredited)
 1934 The Man Who Reclaimed His Head
Station Master (uncredited)
 1934 The Merry Widow
Fat Lackey (uncredited)
 1934 The Affairs of Cellini
Servant (uncredited)
 1934 The Count of Monte Cristo
Manouse (uncredited)
 1934 Stamboul Quest
Fat German on Train (uncredited)
 1934 Little Man, What Now?
Herr Fredericks (uncredited)
 1934 The Merry Frinks
Proprietor (uncredited)
 1934 Merry Wives of Reno
Proprietor of Jim's Diner (uncredited)
 1934 Wharf Angel
Saloon Waiter (uncredited)
 1934 Two Alone
Blacksmith (uncredited)
 1934 The Old Bugler (Short)
 1933 The House on 56th Street
Tom - Bartender (uncredited)
 1933 Roman Scandals
Male Slave Bidder (uncredited)
 1933 Sitting Pretty
Counterman (uncredited)
 1933 Snug in the Jug (Short)
Prison Warden (as Russell Powell)
 1933 To the Last Man
Greaves (uncredited)
 1933 One Sunday Afternoon
Tuba Player (uncredited)
 1933 One Man's Journey
Townsman in Front of Post Office (uncredited)
 1933 Storm at Daybreak
Man Introducing Durosch (uncredited)
 1933 Arabian Tights (Short)
Abdullah, Keeper of the Harem (uncredited)
 1933 Zoo in Budapest
 1933 Central Airport
Chef (uncredited)
 1933 The Constant Woman
Mayor (uncredited)
 1933 King Kong
Watchman (uncredited)
 1933 Goldie Gets Along
Saunders' Brother (uncredited)
 1933 Parachute Jumper
Counterman at Second Diner (uncredited)
 1933 Employees' Entrance
Party Chef (uncredited)
 1933 The King's Vacation
Joseph P. Burnham (uncredited)
 1933 Laughter in Hell
Jailer (uncredited)
 1932 Me and My Gal
Burper (uncredited)
 1932 Uptown New York
Wrestling Spectator (uncredited)
 1932 Pickin' a Winner (Short)
 1932 If I Had a Million
Bartender at Violet's Hangout (uncredited)
 1932 The Golden West
Jed the Station Master (uncredited)
 1932 Strange Justice
Doorman (uncredited)
 1932 Downstairs
Cafe Proprietor (uncredited)
 1932 Lady and Gent
2nd Bartender
 1932 Mystery Ranch
Sheriff Bill Burnham
 1932 The Doomed Battalion
Burgermeister (uncredited)
 1932 Business and Pleasure
Sheik's Aide (uncredited)
 1932 Law and Order
Saloon Owner (uncredited)
 1932 Taxi
Dance Judge Presenting Cup (uncredited)
 1932 Broken Lullaby
Bartender at Inn (uncredited)
 1931 Ambassador Bill
Drunk Republican Revolutionary Celebrant (uncredited)
 1931 Are These Our Children
Detective Sam (uncredited)
 1931 An American Tragedy
Coroner Fred Heit (as Russell Powell)
 1931 Sweepstakes
Big Cook (uncredited)
 1931 Daybreak
Undetermined Minor Role (scenes deleted)
 1931 The Public Enemy
Bartender (uncredited)
 1931 The Sin Ship
Inspector Colby
 1931 Quick Millions
Testimonial Dinner Guest (uncredited)
 1931 The Conquering Horde
Bob - Bartender (uncredited)
 1931 Sea Goin' Sheiks (Short)
 1930 Viennese Nights
Herr Schultz (uncredited)
 1930 Check and Double Check
 1930 The Big Trail
Windy Bill (uncredited)
 1930 The March of Time
Diamond Jim Brady
 1930 Safety in Numbers
Doorman (uncredited)
 1930 The Texan
Bartender (uncredited)
 1930 One Romantic Night
Burgermeister of Rostenburg (uncredited)
 1930 Paramount on Parade
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1930 The Grand Parade
Calamity Johnson (as Russell Powell)
 1930 Burning Up
Sneezing Barber (uncredited)
 1930 The Kibitzer
Butcher (uncredited)
 1929 The Love Parade
Afghan Ambassador
 1929 Sailor's Holiday
Midway Customer (uncredited)
 1929 Dangerous Curves
Counterman (uncredited)
 1929 Fashions in Love
 1929 The Wild Party
Pullman Car Passenger (uncredited)
 1928 The Gate Crasher
Caesar (the actor) (as Russell Powell)
 1928 Riley the Cop
Mr. Kuchendorf (uncredited)
 1928 Napoleon's Barber (Short)
 1928 The Mysterious Lady
Carriage Driver (uncredited)
 1928 The Cossacks
Cossack (uncredited)
 1928 Vamping Venus
Pete Papaglos / Bacchus
 1928 Why Sailors Go Wrong
Native Chieftain (uncredited)
 1928 That Certain Thing
Night Club Waiter (uncredited)
 1927 Her Wild Oat
Hotel Guest (uncredited)
 1927 No Place to Go
Cannibal Chief
 1927 Surrender
Tavern Keeper (uncredited)
 1927 Soft Cushions
The Fat Thief (as Russell Powell)
 1927 Mockery
Man Taking Sergei to Ivan (uncredited)
 1927 Tillie the Toiler
One of Tillie's Admirers on Street (uncredited)
 1927 When a Man Loves
Innkeeper (uncredited)
 1927 The Red Mill
Burgomaster (as J. Russell Powell)
 1927 The Show
Konrad Driskai - Lena's Father (uncredited)
 1926 Flesh and the Devil
Family Retainer with Flag (uncredited)
 1925 The Wheel
Dan Satterly
 1925 The Re-Creation of Brian Kent
Sheriff Knox
 1924 Dynamite Smith
Colin MacClintock (as Russell Powell)
 1924 Open All Night
Gendarme (uncredited)
 1924 A Boy of Flanders
Baas Kronstadt
 1923/I The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1923 One Stolen Night
Sheik Amud
 1923 Kindled Courage
Marshal (as J. Russell Powell)
 1922 The Ropin' Fool (Short)
The Medicine Doctor
 1922 Head Over Heels
Papa Bambinetti
 1922 Through a Glass Window
Coffee Pete
 1921 The Concert
 1920 The Soul of Youth
Patrolman Jones
 1920 The Slim Princess
The Governor General
 1920 Finger Prints (Short) (as Russell Powell)
 1920 Dangerous Days
Bartender (uncredited)
 1920 Smoldering Embers
 1919 Brothers Divided
Lafe Wetherby
 1919 Reilly's Wash Day (Short)
The Flirtatious Wife's Husband (as Russell Powell)
 1918 Hey, Doctor! (Short)
Dr. I. O. Lotts (as Russell Powell)
 1918 A Clean Sweep (Short)
The Butcher (as Russell Powell)
 1918 Choo Choo Love (Short)
Bessie's Father
 1918 Romance and Dynamite (Short)
John Brownem (as Russell Powell)
 1918 The Blind Pig (Short)
The Sheriff / The Ticket Agent
 1918 A Flyer in Folly (Short)
Maximilian Mudguard
 1918 Oh, Baby! (Short) (as Russ Powell)
 1918 The Donkey Did It (Short)
Howling Hank (as Russell Powell)
 1918 Cannibals and Carnivals (Short) (as Russell Powell)
 1917 Deep Seas and Desperate Deeds (Short) (as Russell Powell)
 1917 Fat and Furious
Merta's Father (as Russell Powell)
 1916 A Rural Romance (Short)
The Landlord
 1916 Search Me! (Short)
The Judge
 1916 Bungling Bill's Peeping Ways (Short)
Dorothy's Father
 1916 More Truth Than Poetry (Short)
The Villain
 1916 Love, Dynamite and Baseballs (Short)
The Bride's Father (as Russell Powell)
 1916 Heaven Will Protect a Woiking Goil (Short)
The Hero
 1916 He Thought He Went to War (Short)
General Fairfax (as Russell Powell)
 1916 Bungling Bill's Burglar (Short)
 1916 Oh, for the Life of a Fireman! (Short)
Chief Gilbert (as Russell Powell)
 1915 The False Hair (Short)
 1915 Kidding the Goats (Short)
 1915 The Morning After (Short)
Bill Lane (as Russell Powell)
 1915 Alone in the City of Sighs and Tears (Short)
Russ - the Country Boy (as Russell Powell)
 1915 The Tale of the Night Before
Henry's friend (as Russell Powell)
 1915 The Boob and the Baker (Short)
The Fat Man (as Russell Powell)
 1915 His Night Out (Short) (as Rusell Powell)
 1915 In the Boarding House (Short) (as Russell Powell)
 1915/I The Fashion Shop (Short)
Fat Customer (as R. Powell)
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Alternate Names:

J. Russell Powell | R. Powell | Rusell Powell | Russell Powell


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