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Pierre Watkin (1889–1960)

Pierre Watkin was one of a stable of tall, distinguished-looking and sophisticated character actors (such as Russell Hicks, Jonathan Hale, Selmer Jackson and Samuel S. Hinds) whom Hollywood kept steadily employed playing political leaders, army officers, lawyers, wealthy businessmen and the like. Unlike many of his colleagues in that category, ... See full bio »

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 1960 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Dr. Bowers
- Jason (1960) ... Dr. Bowers
 1960 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Doctor Sam'l Caldwell
- The Larry Hanify Story (1960) ... Doctor Sam'l Caldwell (uncredited)
 1960 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
Judge Smith
- A Picture of Death (1960) ... Judge Smith
 1960 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Plastics Executive
- Collector's Item (1960) ... Plastics Executive (uncredited)
 1957-1959 Highway Patrol (TV Series)
Mr. Larson / Thomas Corbin
- Diversion Robbery (1959) ... Mr. Larson
- Dead Hunter (1957) ... Thomas Corbin
 1959 The Flying Fontaines
Doctor (uncredited)
 1959 Bronco (TV Series)
Judge Blair
- Bodyguard (1959) ... Judge Blair
 1959 Tombstone Territory (TV Series)
Mr. Starr
- The Black Diamond (1959) ... Mr. Starr (as Pierre Watkins)
 1959 The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour (TV Series)
Mr. Robinson
- Lucy Wants a Career (1959) ... Mr. Robinson
 1958 Tales of the Texas Rangers (TV Series)
Ross Oliver
- Jace and Clay (1958) ... Ross Oliver
 1957-1958 The Restless Gun (TV Series)
Judge / Doc Nibble / Homer Danfield
- Bonner's Squaw (1958) ... Judge
- Hiram Grover's Strike (1958) ... Doc Nibble
- Silver Threads (1957) ... Homer Danfield
 1955-1958 December Bride (TV Series)
- The Alaska Show (1958)
- Big Game Hunter (1955) ... Roger
 1958 Frontier Doctor (TV Series)
Dr. Breen
- San Francisco Story (1958) ... Dr. Breen
 1958 It! The Terror from Beyond Space
Spokesman at Press Conference (uncredited)
 1958 High School Confidential!
David Wingate - Lawyer (uncredited)
 1958 Dragnet (TV Series)
- The Big Eyes (1958)
 1958 Marjorie Morningstar
Civil Official (uncredited)
 1952-1958 Sky King (TV Series)
Railroad President / Joe Dorn / Colonel Yates
- Stop That Train (1958) ... Railroad President
- Wings of Justice (1952) ... Joe Dorn
- Operation Urgent (1952) ... Colonel Yates
 1957-1958 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Judge / Judge Keetley
- The Case of the Deadly Double (1958) ... Judge
- The Case of the Vagabond Vixen (1957) ... Judge Keetley
 1958 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series)
Col. Bankhead
- When Sherman Marched Through Kansas (1958) ... Col. Bankhead (as Pierre Watkins)
 1952-1958 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Mr. Lewis / Washington Art Gallery Man
- Jack Goes to the Races (1958) ... Mr. Lewis (as Pierre Watkins)
- Entire Cast Show (1954) ... Washington Art Gallery Man
- Burns and Allen Show (1954) ... Mr. Lewis
- Fred Allen Show (1953) ... Mr. Lewis
- Gracie Bit (1952)
 1958 The Life of Riley (TV Series)
- The Letter (1958) ... Teasdale
 1952-1958 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Sir Lancelot / Admiral / Airline Official / ...
- The Last Knight (1958) ... Sir Lancelot
- The Jolly Roger (1956) ... Admiral
- Beware the Wrecker (1954) ... Airline Official
- The Case of the Talkative Dummy (1952) ... Harry Green (as Pierre Watkins)
 1958 Colt .45 (TV Series)
Col. Duncan
- Decoy (1958) ... Col. Duncan
 1958 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
David Dows
- Empire of Youth (1958) ... David Dows
 1957 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
- Laredo (1957) ... Doctor (as Pierre Watkins)
 1955-1957 The Millionaire (TV Series)
the Governor / Jonathan Jeffries
- The Hugh Waring Story (1957) ... the Governor
- The Margaret Browning Story (1955) ... Jonathan Jeffries
 1957 Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (TV Series)
- The Jailbreaker (1957) ... Inspector
 1957 The Sheriff of Cochise (TV Series)
- Stepfather (1957) ... Judge
 1957 Pal Joey
Mr. Forsythe (scenes deleted)
 1954-1957 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (TV Series)
Dr. Hyer / Vet / Doc Hyer
- A Look of Eagles (1957) ... Vet
- The Wild Stallion (1955) ... Doc Hyer
- Bounty Hunters (1955) ... Dr. Hyer
- The Killer Cat (1954) ... Dr. Hyer
 1957 Calypso Heat Wave
Thornwall (uncredited)
 1954-1957 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Dr. Smithton / Porter / Sleamish / ...
- Design for November (1957) ... Dr. Smithton
- The Web (1955) ... Porter
- It Grows on Trees (1955) ... Sleamish
- Five Star Final (1954) ... Hinchecliffe
 1957 Spook Chasers
Dr. Moss
 1957 Crossroads (TV Series)
Governor / Judge Richter
- Convict 1321, Age 21 (1957) ... Governor
- Call for Help (1957) ... Judge Richter (uncredited)
 1956 Don't Knock the Rock
Mayor George Bagley
 1956 Shake, Rattle & Rock!
Armstrong (as Pierre Watkins)
 1956 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
- Crack of Doom (1956) ... Porter
 1956 The Adventures of Dr. Fu Manchu (TV Series)
Secretary of Commerce
- The Satellites of Dr. Fu Manchu (1956) ... Secretary of Commerce
 1956 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Harvey Sinclair / The Colonel
- The Law Man (1956) ... Harvey Sinclair
- Decision (1956) ... The Colonel (uncredited)
 1955-1956 Annie Oakley (TV Series)
Rev. Mills / Banker Henry Lormier
- The Reckless Press (1956) ... Rev. Mills
- Dead Man's Bluff (1955) ... Banker Henry Lormier
 1956 Cha-Cha-Cha Boom!
Investor (uncredited)
 1953-1956 Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (TV Series)
Dr. Wells / Porter
- The Missing Diamonds (1956) ... Dr. Wells (as Pierre Watkins)
- Grandpa and Genie (1953) ... Porter
 1956 The Count of Monte Cristo (TV Series)
- Return to the Chateau D'if (1956) ... Charcot
 1956 Thunder Over Arizona
Dr. E. Peterson (uncredited)
 1956 It's a Great Life (TV Series)
General / Jason
- Old Soldiers Never Die (1956) ... General
- Screen Test (1956) ... Jason
 1956 The Maverick Queen
 1956 Jungle Jim (TV Series)
Horatio Erskine
- Power of Darkness (1956) ... Horatio Erskine
 1955-1956 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
Dr. Parish
- When the Wise Men Appeared (1955) ... Dr. Parish
 1955-1956 Brave Eagle (TV Series)
Col. Bond / Col. Matt Matthews
- Death Trap (1956) ... Col. Bond
- Moonfire (1955) ... Col. Matt Matthews
 1956 The Star and the Story (TV Series)
Mr. Hendrickson
- The Difficult Age (1956) ... Mr. Hendrickson (as Pierre Watkins)
 1954-1955 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
 1955 Sudden Danger
George Caldwell
 1955 Fury (TV Series)
- Joey and the Gypsies (1955) ... Ellis
 1955 Climax! (TV Series)
Family Friend
- A Promise to Murder (1955) ... Family Friend (uncredited)
 1955 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Morgan
- Let the Chips Fall (1955) ... Mr. Morgan
 1955 Creature with the Atom Brain
Mayor Bremer
 1955 The Man Behind the Badge (TV Series)
- The Case of the Phoney Paper (1955) ... Tremont
 1955 Damon Runyon Theater (TV Series)
- The Mink Doll (1955)
 1955 Lay That Rifle Down
Mr. Coswell (uncredited)
 1953-1955 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
Allan Pinkerton
- The Palmetto Conspiracy (1955) ... Allan Pinkerton
- The Betrayal (1953)
- A Matter of Honor (1953) ... (as Pierre Watkins)
 1955 The Big Bluff
 1955 Front Row Center (TV Series)
- Dinner at Eight (1955) ... Hatfield
 1950-1955 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Sheriff Collins / Dan Sherwood / Judge Scott / ...
- Bounty Hunter (1955) ... Sheriff Collins
- Gold Town (1954) ... Dan Sherwood
- The Durango Kid (1953) ... Judge Scott
- Trial by Fire (1952) ... Colonel Webster
- The Outcast (1951) ... Captain Prescott
 1951-1955 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
Howard Williams / The Man Customer / Mr. Stevens / ...
- Gracie & George Try for a Day at the Beach (1955) ... Howard Williams
- George Gets Call from Unknown Victor (1954) ... The Man Customer (as Pierre Watkins)
- Morton Buys Iron Deer/Gracie Thinks George Needs Glasses (1953) ... Mr. Stevens (as Pierre Watkins)
- The Speech Writer (1952) ... The Principal (as Pierre Watkins)
- Space Patrol Kids Visit (1951) ... Mortimer Douglas - Principal (as Pierre Watkins)
 1955 The Eternal Sea
General (uncredited)
 1955 The Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater (TV Series)
- The Wizard (1955)
 1955 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
J. Harrison Hardesty
- Visitor in the Night (1955) ... J. Harrison Hardesty
 1955 City Detective (TV Series)
- The Hypnotic Wife (1955) ... Davis
 1955 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Quiet Wife (1955)
 1955 The Whistler (TV Series)
- Favor for a Friend (1955) ... Roarke
 1955 Stories of the Century (TV Series)
Judge Isaac C. Parker
- Cherokee Bill (1955) ... Judge Isaac C. Parker (uncredited)
 1954 Captain Midnight (TV Series)
Dr. Morgan
- The Deadly Project (1954) ... Dr. Morgan
 1954 About Mrs. Leslie
 1954 Johnny Dark
Ed J. Winston
 1954 Duffy's Tavern (TV Series)
- The Heir ... Fenston (as Pierre Watkins)
 1954 I Love Lucy (TV Series)
Mr. Dorrance
- Lucy Writes a Novel (1954) ... Mr. Dorrance
 1953-1954 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
- Come On, Red (1954)
- Kiss and Forget (1953)
- Double Exposure (1953) ... Mayor
 1953 The Flaming Urge
Albert Cruickshank
 1953 The Adventures of Kit Carson (TV Series)
- Ambush (1953) ... Sheriff
- Secret Sheriff (1953)
- Hawk Raiders (1953)
 1953 Hopalong Cassidy (TV Series)
Henry Warren - Banker
- Frontier Law (1953) ... Henry Warren - Banker
 1952-1953 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- Top Kick (1953)
 1953 Your Favorite Story (TV Series)
 1952-1953 The Roy Rogers Show (TV Series)
Prof. Petrie / Prescott - Banker
- Outlaws of Paradise Valley (1953) ... Prof. Petrie (as Pierre F. Watkin)
- Peril from the Past (1952) ... Prescott - Banker (as Pierre Watkins)
 1951-1953 Racket Squad (TV Series)
Dr. Trevillon / Frank Metcalfe / Robert Marshfield
- Diamond Smugglers (1953) ... Dr. Trevillon
- The System (1953) ... Frank Metcalfe (as Pierre Watkins)
- The Case of the Widow's Mite (1951) ... Robert Marshfield
 1953 The Stranger Wore a Gun
Jason Conroy
 1953 Canadian Mounties vs. Atomic Invaders
Morrison [Chs.1,10-12]
 1953 The Lost Planet
Ned Hilton - Editor
 1953 Chevron Theatre (TV Series)
 1952 Boston Blackie (TV Series)
- Black Widow (1952)
 1952 Life with Luigi (TV Series)
- Citizenship (1952) ... (as Pierre Watkins)
 1952 Francis Goes to West Point
Colonel Hedley (uncredited)
 1952 Thundering Caravans
Head Marshal
 1952 Lovely to Look At
Bald Prospective Investor (uncredited)
 1952 The Unexpected (TV Series)
J.B. Crane
- Split Second (1952) ... J.B. Crane
 1952 A Yank in Indo-China
 1952 Hold That Line
Morgan T. Stanhope
 1952 The Gene Autry Show (TV Series)
Sheriff / Colonel
- Six Gun Romeo (1952) ... Sheriff
- Blazeaway (1952) ... Colonel
 1952 The Range Rider (TV Series)
Dad Harris / Dr. Chancellor
- The Bandit Stallion (1952) ... Dad Harris
- Blind Canyon (1952) ... Dr. Chancellor
 1952 Scandal Sheet
Baxter (uncredited)
 1951 The Amos 'n Andy Show (TV Series)
Traffic Court Judge #1
- Traffic Violation (1951) ... Traffic Court Judge #1 (uncredited)
 1951 Mysterious Island
Confederate Officer (uncredited)
 1951 In Old Amarillo
George B. Hills
 1951 Belle Le Grand
Parkington's Associate (uncredited)
 1951 The Bigelow Theatre (TV Series)
- Bad Guy (1951)
 1950-1951 Dick Tracy (TV Series)
Police Chief Pat Patton
- Dick Tracy and the Foreign Agents (1951) ... Police Chief Pat Patton (uncredited)
- Dick Tracy and Flattop (1950) ... Police Chief Pat Patton
- Tracy Is Missing! ... Police Chief Pat Patton
- Dick Tracy and Pruneface: Part 2 ... Police Chief Pat Patton (uncredited)
 1951 Two Lost Worlds
Magistrate Jeffries (as Pierre Watkins)
 1950 The Du Pont Story
Col. Henry du Pont
 1950 The Second Face
Mr. Hamilton (as Pierre Watkins)
 1950 Frontier Outpost
Colonel Warrick (uncredited)
 1950 The Cisco Kid (TV Series)
Sheriff / Mr. Holbrook / Bonanza Sheriff
- Renegade Son (1950) ... Sheriff (as Pierre Watkins)
- Railroad Land Rush (1950) ... Mr. Holbrook (as Pierre Watkins)
- Big Switch (1950) ... Bonanza Sheriff (as Pierre Watkins)
 1950 Southside 1-1000
Police Commissioner
 1950 Emergency Wedding
Doctor (uncredited)
 1950 Last of the Buccaneers
Gov. Claiborne (uncredited)
 1950 Sunset in the West
Gordon MacKnight
 1950 Redwood Forest Trail
Arthur Cameron
 1950 Atom Man vs. Superman
Perry White
 1950 Three Little Words
Philip Goodman (uncredited)
 1950 Colgate Theatre (TV Series)
- Satan's Waitin' (1950) ... (as Pierre Watkins)
 1950 The Big Hangover
Samuel C. Long
 1950 Shadow on the Wall
Dr. Dan Hodge (uncredited)
 1950 The Silver Theatre (TV Series)
- Bad Guy (1950)
 1950 Rock Island Trail
 1950 Over the Border
Rand Malloy
 1950 Nancy Goes to Rio
Michael (uncredited)
 1950 Key to the City
Mayor Cabot of Hartford, KY (uncredited)
 1950 Radar Secret Service
Mr. Hamilton (as Pierre Watkins)
 1950 Blue Grass of Kentucky
Head Steward
 1949 Life of St. Paul Series
 1949 Samson and Delilah
2nd Priest of Dagon (uncredited)
 1949 The Story of Seabiscuit
Charles S. Howard
 1949 Mary Ryan, Detective
Commissioner Ward (uncredited)
 1949 Zamba
 1949 Barbary Pirate
President Adams (uncredited)
 1949 Hold That Baby!
John Winston - Lawyer
 1949 The Fountainhead
Cortlandt Official (uncredited)
 1949 Look for the Silver Lining
Society Man Theater Goer (uncredited)
 1949 Neptune's Daughter
Mr. Canford (uncredited)
 1949 Flamingo Road
Senator on Power Commission (uncredited)
 1949 Tulsa
Winters - Attorney (uncredited)
 1949 Make Believe Ballroom
Program Director (uncredited)
 1949 El Paso
Mr. Seton (uncredited)
 1949 Knock on Any Door
Purcell - Lawyer (uncredited)
 1949 Miss Mink of 1949
Cranston (uncredited)
 1949 Slightly French
Publicity Man (uncredited)
 1949 Siren of Atlantis
 1949 Alaska Patrol
Mr. Sigmund
 1948 Incident
C. W. Sloan
 1948 The Gallant Blade
Governor (uncredited)
 1948 The Strange Mrs. Crane
Clinton Crane
 1948 An Innocent Affair
T.D. Hendricks
 1948 The Gentleman from Nowhere
Hoffman (uncredited)
 1948 Lady at Midnight
John Featherstone (uncredited)
 1948 A Southern Yankee
Major (scenes deleted)
 1948 Fighting Back
 1948 The Arkansas Swing
Horse Vet
 1948 Daredevils of the Clouds
Douglas Harrison
 1948 Superman
 1948 Shanghai Chest
Judge Wesley Armstrong (as Pierre Watkins)
 1948 The Counterfeiters
Carter (as Pierre Watkins)
 1948 Trapped by Boston Blackie
Dunn (uncredited)
 1948 Money Madness
Judge (uncredited)
 1948 State of the Union
Sen. Lauterback
 1948 The Hunted
Simon Rand - Attorney
 1948 B.F.'s Daughter
Joe Stewart, Brett's Boss (uncredited)
 1948 Mary Lou
Airline President
 1948 Glamour Girl
T.J. Hopkins
 1947 Brick Bradford
Prof. Salisbury
 1947 Road to the Big House
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1947 Her Husband's Affairs
Vice President Beitler
 1947 Beyond Our Own
Dr. Blake
 1947 The Fabulous Texan
Citizen (uncredited)
 1947 Song of Love
Duke of X (uncredited)
 1947 The Wild Frontier
Marshal Frank Lane
 1947 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Reverend (uncredited)
 1947 Red Stallion
Richard Moresby
 1947 Living in a Big Way
Hausman (uncredited)
 1947 Seven Keys to Baldpate
Mr. Bentley (uncredited)
 1947 The Web
Mr. Porter (uncredited)
 1947 Hard Boiled Mahoney
Dr. Rolfe Carter
 1947 Danger Street
Turlock's Publisher Friend (uncredited)
 1947 Violence
Ralph Borden
 1947 Monsieur Verdoux
Prison Official (uncredited)
 1947 The Ghost Goes Wild
Murgatroyd (Monte's Attorney) (uncredited)
 1947 Cigarette Girl
District Attorney (uncredited)
 1947 Jack Armstrong
Uncle Jim Fairfield
 1947 The Shocking Miss Pilgrim
Wendell Paige (uncredited)
 1946 Magnificent Doll
Harper (uncredited)
 1946/I Sioux City Sue
G.W. Rhodes
 1946 Plainsman and the Lady
Sen. Allen (uncredited)
 1946 Two Years Before the Mast
Staunton (uncredited)
 1946 High School Hero
Gov. Huffington
 1946 Swamp Fire
P.T. Hilton
 1946 Earl Carroll Sketchbook
John Clark (uncredited)
 1946 The Missing Lady
Police Commissioner Weston
 1946 G.I. War Brides
 1946 Our Hearts Were Growing Up
Producer (uncredited)
 1946 Behind the Mask
Police Commissioner Weston
 1946 So Goes My Love
Committee Man (uncredited)
 1946 The Kid from Brooklyn
E. Winthrop LeMoyne (uncredited)
 1946 Murder Is My Business
Arnold Ramsey
 1946 I Ring Doorbells
G.B. Barton
 1946 Claudia and David
Hartley Naughton (uncredited)
 1946 Little Giant
P.S. Van Loon
 1946 The Madonna's Secret
District Attorney
 1946 The Shadow Returns
Police Commissioner J.R. Weston
 1946 Miss Susie Slagle's
Superintendent (uncredited)
 1946 Shock
Blake - Belmont Arms Hotel Manager (uncredited)
 1945 Adventure
Mr. Buckley (uncredited)
 1945 The Stork Club
Mr. Gray (uncredited)
 1945 Follow That Woman
J.B. Henderson
 1945 Captain Tugboat Annie
Dr. Turner
 1945 Dakota
Wexton Geary
 1945 Apology for Murder
Craig Jordan
 1945 I Love a Bandleader
Dr. Gardiner
 1945 Divorce
John B. Carter
 1945 Secrets of a Sorority Girl
Dr. Harlan Johnson
 1945 Incendiary Blonde
Otto Hummel (uncredited)
 1945 Over 21
Joel I. Nixon (uncredited)
 1945 Mr. Muggs Rides Again
Dr. Fletcher
 1945 I'll Tell the World
Dr. Mullins
 1945 Three's a Crowd
Marcus Pett
 1945 Thrill of a Romance
Tycoon (uncredited)
 1945 Honeymoon Ahead
Warden Lawlor (uncredited)
 1945 The Phantom Speaks
Charlie Davis
 1945 I'll Remember April
Dr. Armitage
 1945 Strange Illusion
District Attorney Wallace Armstrong
 1945 Keep Your Powder Dry
Mr. Lorrison
 1945 Docks of New York
Police Captain Jacobs
 1945 Here Come the Co-eds
Police Chief (uncredited)
 1945 Roughly Speaking
Financier (uncredited)
 1945 She Gets Her Man
Johnson (uncredited)
 1944 Meet Miss Bobby Socks
Quinlan (uncredited)
 1944 The Great Mike
Col. Whitley
 1944 Dead Man's Eyes
 1944 End of the Road
District Attorney
 1944 Shadow of Suspicion
Frank J. Randall
 1944 Oh, What a Night!
Tom Gordon
 1944 Three Little Sisters
Mr. Davenport (uncredited)
 1944 Atlantic City
Sen. Hodges
 1944 Wing and a Prayer
Admiral (uncredited)
 1944 South of Dixie
Dean Williamson
 1944 Jungle Woman
Dr. Meredith
 1944 Ladies of Washington
Dr. John Crane (uncredited)
 1944 Once Upon a Time
Radio Stage Manager (uncredited)
 1944 Bermuda Mystery
Herbert Bond
 1944 My Best Gal (uncredited)
 1944 Week-End Pass
John James 'J.J.' Kendall
 1943 How to Operate Behind Enemy Lines
British Agent Z (uncredited)
 1943 What a Woman!
Senator (uncredited)
 1943 Jack London
American Consul (uncredited)
 1943 Riding High
Masters (uncredited)
 1943 The Chance of a Lifetime
State Governor Rutledge (uncredited)
 1943 The Iron Major
Colonel White (uncredited)
 1943 Crazy House
Prosecutor (uncredited)
 1943 Swing Shift Maisie
 1943 Fired Wife
Doctor (uncredited)
 1943 Destroyer
Admiral (uncredited)
 1943 This Is the Army
Stranger in Audience (uncredited)
 1943 Good Luck, Mr. Yates
Enlistment Officer (uncredited)
 1943 Du Barry Was a Lady
Ambrose (uncredited)
 1943 A Stranger in Town
Supreme Court Justice (uncredited)
 1943 Mission to Moscow
Naval Attache (uncredited)
 1943 It Ain't Hay
Maj. Harper (uncredited)
 1943 Cinderella Swings It
Brock Harris
 1942 Whistling in Dixie
 1942 Ice-Capades Revue
Wiley Stone
 1942 Secrets of the Underground
District Attorney Winton (uncredited)
 1942 Stand By All Networks
Grant Neeley
 1942 Wildcat
Banker (uncredited)
 1942 The Pride of the Yankees
Mr. Twitchell
 1942 The Magnificent Dope
Bill Carson
 1942 Meet the Stewarts
Country Club Lunch Guest (uncredited)
 1942 Yokel Boy
 1942 Heart of the Rio Grande
Randolph Lane (as Pierre Watkins)
 1942 The Adventures of Martin Eden
Amos Morley
 1942 We Were Dancing
Mr. Tom Bentley (uncredited)
 1942 Obliging Young Lady
John Markham
 1942 Nazi Agent
Grover Blaine McHenry
 1942 Lady for a Night
District Attorney Logan (uncredited)
 1941 Bedtime Story
Eccles, Dudley's Attorney (uncredited)
 1941 Jesse James at Bay
Phineas Krager - Land Dealer
 1941 Great Guns
Col. Wayburn
 1941 Buy Me That Town
Carlton Williams
 1941 Lydia
Speaker (uncredited)
 1941 Father Takes a Wife
William 'Bill' Fowler (uncredited)
 1941 Unfinished Business
Lawyer (uncredited)
 1941 Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day
Mr. Chanler (uncredited)
 1941 Life Begins for Andy Hardy
Dr. Bob Waggoner (uncredited)
 1941 Cracked Nuts
Mr. Benson (uncredited)
 1941 Nevada City
Amos Norton
 1941 The Big Store
Bedding Department Manager (uncredited)
 1941 For Beauty's Sake
 1941 Naval Academy
Capt. Davis
 1941 Adventure in Washington
Frank Conroy
 1941 She Knew All the Answers
George Wharton
 1941 Meet John Doe
 1941 A Man Betrayed
 1941 The Trial of Mary Dugan
Judge Nash
 1941 Petticoat Politics
Alfred Wilcox
 1941 Cheers for Miss Bishop
President Crowder
 1940 The Green Hornet Strikes Again!
Boss Crogan (as Pierre Watkins)
 1940 Dr. Kildare's Crisis
Mr. Robert Chandler (uncredited)
 1940 The Bank Dick
Mr. Skinner
 1940 Father Is a Prince
Mr. Lee
 1940 Street of Memories
Dr. Thornton
 1940 Life with Henry
Mr. Anderson
 1940 Knute Rockne All American
Committee Member (uncredited)
 1940 Yesterday's Heroes
Harvey Mason
 1940 No Time for Comedy
First-Nighter (uncredited)
 1940 Hired Wife
Charlie - Phyllis's Escort (uncredited)
 1940 Rhythm on the River
Uncle John (uncredited)
 1940 Captain Caution
American Consul
 1940 I Love You Again
Mr. Sims
 1940 Mystery Sea Raider
Straker (uncredited)
 1940 Golden Gloves
Editor A.P. Barton (uncredited)
 1940 Sailor's Lady
 1940 Out West with the Peppers
Mr. King
 1940 Queen of the Mob
Torey (uncredited)
 1940 Earthbound
President of the Court (uncredited)
 1940 The Saint Takes Over
Ben Eagan
 1940 Gangs of Chicago
Shady Businessman (uncredited)
 1940 Road to Singapore
Morgan Wycott (uncredited)
 1940 Teddy the Rough Rider (Short)
Sen. Platt
 1940 The Earl of Chicago
Warden (uncredited)
 1939 The Great Victor Herbert
Albert Martin
 1939 The Story of a Great Enemy
Colonel White
 1939 The Covered Trailer
Horace Cartwright
 1939 Rulers of the Sea
Mr. Caldwell (uncredited)
 1939 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Senate Minority Leader
 1939 Everything's on Ice
Hotel Manager (as Pierre Watkins)
 1939 Death of a Champion
Albert Deacon
 1939 Wall Street Cowboy
Roger Hammond
 1939 The Jones Family in Hollywood
Movie StudioProducer (uncredited)
 1939 Outside These Walls
Hewitt Bronson
 1939 First Offenders
Mr. Blakeley
 1939 They Made Her a Spy
Colonel Wilson
 1939 Society Lawyer
Henry V. Adams
 1939 The Adventures of Jane Arden
Albert Thayer
 1939 King of Chinatown
Dist. Atty. Philips (uncredited)
 1939 The Spirit of Culver
Capt. Wharton
 1939 Secret Service of the Air
Chief Morrow (uncredited)
 1939 Fast and Loose
Victor Stockton (uncredited)
 1939 Wings of the Navy
Capt. March
 1939 Off the Record
 1939 Risky Business
 1939 The Mysterious Miss X
 1939 King of the Underworld
District Attorney
 1938 There's That Woman Again
Mr. Robert Nacelle
 1938 Illegal Traffic
 1938 Girls on Probation
Mr. Storm - Prosecuting Attorney (uncredited)
 1938 Young Dr. Kildare
Mr. Robert Chanler
 1938 The Lady Objects
Mr. Harper
 1938 The Mad Miss Manton
Mr. Fenton (uncredited)
 1938 Girls' School
Mr. Simpson
 1938 King of Alcatraz
Ship's Doctor (uncredited)
 1938 Mr. Doodle Kicks Off
Mr. Wondel
 1938 Valley of the Giants
Banker #2 (uncredited)
 1938 You Can't Take It with You
Attorney to Kirby (uncredited)
 1938 Boy Meets Girl
B.K. Whitacre (uncredited)
 1938 Smashing the Rackets
John Nelson Davis (uncredited)
 1938 The Chaser
Mr. Beaumont, Traction Co. President
 1938 A Trip to Paris
Baxter, the Banker (uncredited)
 1938 There's Always a Woman
Mr. Ketterling
 1938 Tip-Off Girls
George Murkil
 1938 Mr. Moto's Gamble
District Attorney (as Pierre Watkins)
 1938 State Police
Col. C.B. Clarke
 1938 Dangerous to Know
Senator Carson (uncredited)
 1938 Arsène Lupin Returns
Mr. Carter (uncredited)
 1938 Midnight Intruder
Attorney Peter Winslow
 1937 Rosalie
Superintendent of Academy (uncredited)
 1937 Daughter of Shanghai
Mr. Yorkland (uncredited)
 1937 Thoroughbreds Don't Cry
Judge Dobson - Racing Steward (uncredited)
 1937 Breakfast for Two
Gordon Faraday
 1937 Stage Door
 1937 The Man Who Cried Wolf
Governor (uncredited)
 1937 Confession
Lawyer Stagoff (uncredited)
 1937 Reported Missing!
Reynolds (uncredited)
 1937 The Life of Emile Zola
Prefect of Police (uncredited)
 1937 Paradise Isle
 1937 The Californian
Miller (as Pierre Watkins)
 1937 The Singing Marine
 1937 Ever Since Eve
 1937 Married Before Breakfast
Mr. Potter (uncredited)
 1937 The Go Getter
 1937 Michael O'Halloran
Mark Grave
 1937 The Hit Parade
J. B. Hawley
 1937 Mountain Justice
Governor (uncredited)
 1937 Internes Can't Take Money
Dr. Fearson
 1937 Marked Woman
2nd Judge (uncredited)
 1937 Racketeers in Exile
Chief G-Man (uncredited)
 1937 Waikiki Wedding
John Durkin (uncredited)
 1937 Bill Cracks Down
William 'Bill' Reardon Sr.
 1937 History Is Made at Night
Commodore Eldridge (uncredited)
 1937 Under Southern Stars (Short)
Robert E. Lee
 1937 Sea Devils
USS Taroe Commander
 1937 Green Light
Dr. Booth
 1937 Breezing Home
Steward (uncredited)
 1937 Devil's Playground
Submarine Commander
 1937 She's Dangerous
H.J. Conrad (uncredited)
 1937 Dangerous Number
Mr. Stark - the Bridegroom (uncredited)
 1937 Larceny on the Air
 1936 King of Hockey
League President Thomas A. White (uncredited)
 1936 Wanted! Jane Turner
Andrew Norris (uncredited)
 1936 Country Gentlemen
Mr. Grayson
 1936 Love Letters of a Star
 1936 Under Your Spell
Allen's Lawyer (uncredited)
 1936 The Big Game
The College Chancellor (uncredited)
 1936 Sitting on the Moon
 1936 Swing Time
Al Simpson (uncredited)
 1936 The Gentleman from Louisiana
Roger Leland
 1936 China Clipper
Secretary of State (uncredited)
 1936 Bunker Bean
Mr. Barnes (uncredited)
 1936 Nobody's Fool
George Baxter
 1936 Counterfeit
Matt McDonald
 1936 Forgotten Faces
Mr. McBride
 1936 Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
Arthur Cedar (uncredited)
 1936 It Had to Happen
District Attorney
 1936 You May Be Next!
Bernard Pine (uncredited)
 1936 Two in the Dark
City Editor (uncredited)
 1935 Dangerous
George Sheffield
 1935 If You Could Only Cook
Mr. Balderson (uncredited)
 1924 He Who Gets Slapped
spectator in audience at HE's final performance
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Stage: Appeared (as "Burchard Bangs") in "Whatever Possessed Her" on Broadway. See more »

Alternate Names:

Pierre F. Watkin | Pierre Watkins


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Watkin was hired to take over the role of Perry White on Adventures of Superman (1952) after John Hamilton died in 1958 (Watkin had played the role in the serials Superman (1948) and Atom Man vs. Superman (1950)), but series star George Reeves died shortly after Watkin was hired, and the show was canceled.

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