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John Litel

Actor | * 12/30/1892 († 79, 02/03/1972) | Albany, Wisconsin, USA
John Beach Litel (December 30, 1892 – February 3, 1972) was an American film and television actor. ()

John Litel (December 30, 1892 – February 3, 1972) was an American film actor. During World War I Litel enlisted in the French Army and was twice decorated for bravery. Back in the U.S. after the war, Litel enrolled in the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and began his stage career. In 1929 he started appearing in films. Part of the "Warner Bros. Stock Company" beginning in the 1930s, he appeared in dozens of Warner Bros. films. He often played supporting roles such as hard-nosed cops, district attorneys, etc. He appeared in over 200 films, including They Drive by Night (1940), Knute Rockne, All American (1940), They Died with Their Boots On (1941), Scaramouche (1952), and his final film role in Nevada Smith (1966).

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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Western

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Movies with John Litel as Actor(161)

as Himself (archive footage)1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage
as Doctor1966 Nevada Smith
as Minister1965 The Sons of Katie Elder
as Drunk - Madden's father1963 The Gun Hawk
as Vice-Adm. B. J. Crawford1961 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
as Police Inspector McCrary1961 Pocketful of Miracles
as Mr. William Farnsworth1958 Houseboat
as Mace Beldon1957 The Hired Gun
as Charles Summerton1957 Decision at Sundown
as George Barton1956 Runaway Daughters
as Gen. Nelson A. Miles1956 Comanche
as Morgan Wheeler1956 The Wild Dakotas
as Pleasant Tuesday Babson1955 The Kentuckian
as Meade Moore (wigwam owner)1955 Texas Lady
as Emmett Devery1955 Double Jeopardy
as Gen. Wilford Howell1954 Sitting Bull
as Judge Davidson1953 Jack Slade
as Matt Towner1952 Montana Belle
as Dr. Dubuque1952 Scaramouche
as Major John B. Jones1951 The Texas Rangers
as Pomeroy Sr.1951 Cuban Fireball
as John Erickson (uncredited)1951 Take Care of My Little Girl
as Dr. Lane1951 Flight to Mars
as Shuster1951 Little Egypt
as Uncle George1951 The Groom Wore Spurs
as John Hewitt1951 Two Dollar Bettor
as John Chandler1950 Woman in Hiding
as Police Chief Sam Tolgate1950 Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye
as John Gall1950 The Sundowners
as Mr. Watkins1950 The Fuller Brush Girl
as Colonel Logan1949 The Gal Who Took the West
as Col. Pascal1949 Outpost in Morocco
as Hugh Mitchell1949 Rusty Saves a Life
as Hugh Mitchell1949 Rusty's Birthday
as Capt. Billings1949 Mary Ryan, Detective
as District Attorney1948 Pitfall
as Hugh Mitchell1948 Rusty Leads the Way
as Lon Lansdell1948 The Valiant Hombre
as Hugh Mitchell1948 My Dog Rusty
as Dispatcher (uncredited)1948 Key Largo
as Clark1948 Smart Woman
as Horton1948 I, Jane Doe
as Tom Clancy1947 Easy Come, Easy Go
as Reverend Wainwright1947 Heaven Only Knows
as K.T. Keller1947 The Beginning or the End
as Joe Bland, FBI Agent1947 Christmas Eve
as Hank Armitage1947 Lighthouse
as Alex Tremholt1947 The Guilty
as Webb Wargate1947 Cass Timberlane
as Archon1946 Night in Paradise
as Lt. Roberts1946 The Madonna's Secret
as Hugh Mitchell1946 The Return of Rusty
as Dean Fowler1946 She Wrote the Book
as Stephen Elliott1946 Smooth as Silk
as Arthur Tyler1946 Swell Guy
as Medical Director1946 Sister Kenny
as Inspector Dawes1945 The Crime Doctor's Warning
as Roger Quinn1945 The Crimson Canary
as Swearengen Jones1945 Brewster's Millions
as Sergeant Means1945 Northwest Trail
as Mitchael J. 'Mike' Bohannon1945 The Daltons Ride Again
as General Lee1945 Salome, Where She Danced
as Charlie Bell1945 San Antonio
as Dr. Mason1944 Faces in the Fog
as Sam Aldrich1944 Henry Aldrich, Boy Scout
as Frank Baldrich1944 Murder in the Blue Room
as Mr. Aldrich1944 Henry Aldrich Plays Cupid
as Father Jim Donnelly1944 My Buddy
as Mr. Samuel J. Aldrich1944 Henry Aldrich's Little Secret
as Judge Edmonds1943 Where Are Your Children?
as Mr. Aldrich1943 Henry Aldrich Swings It
as James Xavier 'Jim' Taggart1943 Submarine Base
as Sam Aldrich1943 Henry Aldrich Haunts a House
as Dr. Harrison1943 So Proudly We Hail
as Emilio Caspari, the mystery man1943 Crime Doctor
as Dr. Blaine1943 Murder in Times Square
as Sam Aldrich1943 Henry Aldrich Gets Glamour
as Matty1942 Kid Glove Killer
as Colonel Colbert Scott1942 Men of Texas
as Peter Rolf1942 Madame Spy
as Henri Beauvais1942 The Mystery of Marie Roget
as Mike Rofano / Fred Morton1942 Sealed Lips
as Michael Lynn1942 The Boss of Big Town
as Sam Aldrich1942 Henry Aldrich, Editor
as Spencer Merlin1942 Don Winslow of the Navy
as Subprefect Santiago Castillo1942 For the Common Defense!
as John Gardiner1942 Invisible Agent
as Jim Hadley aka Francis Carvel1942 Mississippi Gambler
as Patrick Henry1942 March On, America!
as Sam Aldrich1942 Henry and Dizzy
as Maj. Charles Anthony1942 Soldiers in White
as Gen. Phil Sheridan1941 They Died with Their Boots On
as Sam Aldrich1941 Henry Aldrich for President
as Tim Gordon1941 Thieves Fall Out
as Bob Dugan1941 The Big Boss
as John Wade1941 The Great Mr. Nobody
as William Emory1941 Father's Son
as Mr. West1941 The Trial of Mary Dugan
as Dr. Barclay1940 Flight Angels
as Quigley1940 An Angel from Texas
as Saxby1940 Murder in the Air
as District Attorney Dickson1940 The Man Who Talked Too Much
as Jerremy Helm1940 Money and the Woman
as Harry McNamara1940 They Drive by Night
as Captain Mangan1940 The Fighting 69th
as U.S. District Attorney Homer Sears1940 Gambling on the High Seas
as Dr. Mark Stone1940 Father Is A Prince
as Reverend Thomas Storm1940 Men Without Souls
as Colonel Myers1940 March On, Marines
as Prison Chaplain1940 Castle on the Hudson
as Charles Bryant1940 Lady with Red Hair
as Marshall1940 Virginia City
as Committee Chairman1940 Knute Rockne All American
as Martin1940 Santa Fe Trail
as Mr. 'Doc' Roberts1940 It All Came True
as Dr. Brett1939 A Child Is Born
as Matt Cole1939 Dodge City
as Attorney Carey1939 You Can't Get Away with Murder
as Prosecutor1939 Dust Be My Destiny
as Robert Strickland1939 On Trial
as Chief Agent Tom Saxby1939 Secret Service of the Air
as Patrick Henry1939 The Bill of Rights
as Dr. Flegg1939 The Return of Doctor X
as Col. Michael Riker1939 On Dress Parade
as Patrick Henry (voice)1939 Old Glory
as Commander Clark1939 Wings of the Navy
as Carson Drew1939 Nancy Drew... Reporter
as Carson Drew1938 Nancy Drew: Detective
as Jim Blake1938 Love, Honor and Behave
as Hendricks1938 Valley of the Giants
as John C. Rudlin1938 My Bill
as Nelson "Nails" Morgan1938 Little Miss Thoroughbred
as Mr. Post, banker1938 A Slight Case of Murder
as Jean La Cour1938 Jezebel
as Father Neil Connor1938 Over The Wall
as Thomas Jefferson1938 The Declaration of Independence
as Stanley 'Stan' Dowling1938 Broadway Musketeers
as Ralph Ferris1938 Gold Is Where You Find It
as himself1938 Breakdowns of 1938
as Bill Appleton1938 Comet Over Broadway
as Mr. Monroe, Prosecuting Attorney1938 The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse
as Tommy Smith1937 Black Legion
as Dr. Eugene Forde1937 Back in Circulation
as 'Gat' Brady1937 Alcatraz Island
as Inspector Lane1937 Missing Witnesses
as Charpentier1937 The Life of Emile Zola
as Wyatt Ranstead1937 Slim
as Victor Shanley1937 Midnight Court
as Gordon1937 Marked Woman
as Lt. Philip Nolan1937 The Man Without a Country
as Mike Phelan1936 Fugitive in the Sky
as Patrick Henry1936 Give Me Liberty
as Robert 'Bob' Daniels1932 Wayward
as Dave (as John B. Litel)1930 On the Border
as Wayne1929 Always Faithful
as (as John B. Litel)1929 Finders Keepers

TV Shows/Series with John Litel as Actor(27)


Born: 12/30 1892 (December) in Albany
Died: Thursday, 02/03 1972 (February) in Woodland Hills (aged: 79)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Other names for John Litel (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"John Beach Litel"
"John B. Litel"
John Litel frequently works together with these people:
Jack Mower (22x, Actor)
John Ridgely (21x, Actor)
Hal B. Wallis (21x, Crew)
Jack L. Warner (21x, Crew)
Whit Bissell (17x, Actor)
Bryan Foy (17x, Crew)
Michael Pate (16x, Actor)
Frank Ferguson (16x, Actor)
Henry O'Neill (16x, Actor)
Virginia Gregg (16x, Actress)
Richard Reeves (16x, Actor)
Regis Toomey (15x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:87716, Added: 05/26/2018, Last updated: 11/02/2019