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Broderick Crawford

Actor | * 12/09/1911 († 74, 04/26/1986) | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
William Broderick Crawford (December 9, 1911 – April 26, 1986) was an American stage, film, radio, and television actor, often cast in tough-guy roles and best known for his Oscar and Golden Globe-winning portrayal of Willie Stark in All the King's Men (1949) and for his starring role as Dan Mathews in the television series Highway Patrol (1955–1959). Until filming All the King's Men, Crawford's career had been largely limited to "B films" in supporting or character roles. He realized he did not fit the role of a handsome leading man, once describing himself as looking like a "retired pugilist". Nevertheless, he excelled in roles playing villains and authoritarian figures. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Western

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Awards & Nominations for Broderick Crawford

Academy Award for Best Actor Academy Awards Golden Globe Award Academy Award for Best Actor

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Movies with Broderick Crawford as Actor(92)

as Narrator1984 Dealers in Death
as Max the Computer (voice)1983 The Creature Wasn't Nice
as Col. Tubman1982 Liar's Moon
as Doc Wheelan1980 Harlequin
as Gas Station Attendant1980 There Goes The Bride
as Brod1979 A Little Romance
as Detective O'Brien1977 Proof of the Man
as Marshal Riese1976 Mayday at 40,000 Feet!
as Special Effects Man1976 Won Ton Ton: the Dog Who Saved Hollywood
as Patsy1974 Paradise
as Capt. O'Neal1974 The Phantom of Hollywood
as Amos Burns1973 Terror in the Wax Museum
as Frank Dunniger1972 Embassy
as Gregorio1970 Gregorio y su angel
as Inspector Joseph Medford1970 Ransom Money
as B.J Hankins1970 The Naughty Cheerleader
as Gen. Lewis Meyers1970 The Challenge
as Columbus Smith1967 Red Tomahawk
as Col. Lenox1966 Per un dollaro di gloria
as Luke Starr1966 The Texican
as Joe Harbin1966 Kid Rodelo
as Brian F. Stroud1966 The Vulture
as Sheriff1966 The Oscar
as Harrigan1964 A House Is Not a Home
as Don Sancho1963 The Castilian
as Warden1962 Convicts 4
as Dr. Stefan Bernardi1961 Square of Violence
as Re Eurito (King Eurystheus)1960 Goliath and the Dragon
as Henry Scott1958 The Decks Ran Red
as Capt. 'Waco' Grimes, CO Co.G1956 Between Heaven and Hell
as Vinnie Harold1956 The Fastest Gun Alive
as Dr. Aarons1955 Not as a Stranger
as Charlie Lupo1955 New York Confidential
as Rollo Lamar1955 Big House, U.S.A.
as Augusto1955 Il Bidone
as FBI Agent John 'Rip' Ripley1954 Down Three Dark Streets
as Charles Leatherby1954 Night People
as Carl Buckley1954 Human Desire
as Sheriff John Frazier1953 The Last Posse
as Sgt. Matt Trainor1953 Last of the Comanches
as Thomas Craden1952 Lone Star
as Remy Marko1952 Stop, You're Killing Me
as Mark Chapman aka George Grant1952 Scandal Sheet
as Johnny Damico1951 The Mob
as Johnny Phelan1950 Cargo to Capetown
as George Knowland1950 Convicted
as Harry Brock1950 Born Yesterday
as Willie Stark1949 All the King's Men
as Frank1949 Anna Lucasta
as William Morgan1949 Bad Men of Tombstone
as Mr. Botts1949 A Kiss in the Dark
as C.L. Shawn1949 Night Unto Night
as Capt. Kinsella1948 Sealed Verdict
as Krupp (a bewildered policeman)1948 The Time of Your Life
as Chips Jackson1947 Slave Girl
as Ernie Hicks1947 The Flame
as Captain Flood1946 Black Angel
as Louis Prentiss1946 The Runaround
as Dude McNair1942 Sin Town
as Henry Clay Jackson1942 Men of Texas
as Jug Martin1942 Larceny, Inc.
as Brod - Factory Worker1942 Keeping Fit
as John Thorn1942 North to the Klondike
as Aloysius 'Butch' Grogan1942 Butch Minds the Baby
as Steve Crandall1942 Broadway
as Himself (uncredited)1942 Breakdowns of 1942
as Bob Holliday1941 Badlands Of Dakota
as Speedy Miller1941 Tight Shoes
as Chuck1941 South of Tahiti
as Hubert A. Gilmore 'Gil' Smith1941 The Black Cat
as Bob Dalton1940 When the Daltons Rode
as Edward Patrick 'Little Ned' Finnegan1940 Seven Sinners
as Michael G. 'Sonny' McGann1940 I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby
as Mace Townsley1940 The Texas Rangers Ride Again
as Eddie Krator1939 Undercover Doctor
as Tex Ballister1939 Island of Lost Men
as Russel Sampson1939 Slightly Honorable
as Hank Miller1939 Beau Geste
as Lt. Larson1939 The Real Glory
as Don Burns1939 Eternally Yours
as Randall1939 Ambush
as Archibald 'Doc' Finney1939 Sudden Money
as Biff Gordon1938 Start Cheering
as Hunk1937 Woman Chases Man

TV Shows/Series with Broderick Crawford as Actor(31)


Full Name: Broderick Crawford
Born: Saturday, 12/09 1911 (December) in Philadelphia
Died: Saturday, 04/26 1986 (April) in Rancho Mirage (aged: 74)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Spouses (current/former): Joan Tabor
Other names for Broderick Crawford (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"William Broderick Crawford"
"Brod"
Broderick Crawford frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (29x, Actor)
Bill Hader (22x, Actor)
Vera Miles (13x, Actress)
Dane Clark (12x, Actor)
John Hoyt (11x, Actor)
Leif Erickson (11x, Actor)
Anne Francis (11x, Actress)
Kevin Hagen (11x, Actor)
Gene Nelson (11x, Actor)
John Larch (10x, Actor)
Russell Rouse (8x, Crew)
Andy Devine (8x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:13626, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 02/02/2020