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Douglass Dumbrille ACTOR


Douglass Dumbrille was born on October 13th, 1889 in Hamilton, Ontario in Canada.  Originally he began working at a bank and after coming to the realization that he wanted something different for his career, he became interested in acting and chose to join a number of traveling stock companies.
He began with working in a number of stage productions such as, "Macbeth" (1924), "The Call of Life" (1925), "Chinese O'Neill" (1929), "As You Desire Me" (1931), "Child of Manhattan" (1932) and  the musical version of, "The Three Musketeers" (1928).
Along with working as a stage actor he was also working as a silent film screen actor appearing in such movies as, "The Declaration of Independence" (1924), "His Woman" (1931), "Blondie of the Follies" (1932), "Laughter in Hell" (1933), "Baby Face" (1933), "Broadway Bill" (1934), "The Lives of a Bengal Lancer" (1935) and he later reprised his stage role in the film, "The Three Musketeers" (1939).
As his career progressed eh began to focus more on television appearances and could be seen on such series as, "Laramie" (1959), "The Dupont Show with June Allyson" (1960), "77 Sunset Strip" (1962), "Twilight Zone" (1964) and "Perry Mason" (1964-1965).
Throughout his entire career he had roles in more than 200 motion pictures and numerous television appearances.  His final screen role was in 1966 in an episode of, "Batman". 
He married twice, his first wife, Jessie Lawson from 1910 till she passed away in 1958 leaving him to father two sons on his own.  He then married again at the age of seventy to Patricia Mowbray, only twenty eight years old, in 1960 and they were married until he passed away on April 2nd, 1974 in Woodland Hills, California after suffering from a heart attack.  His remains are buried at Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery in North Hollywood, California.  


1966 Batman 
1966 The Beverly Hillbillies
1964-1965 Perry Mason
1964 Shock Treatment 
1964 What a Way to Go!
1963-1964 The New Phil Silvers Show 
1964 Twilight Zone 
1963 Petticoat Junction 
1963 Johnny Cool 
1962 77 Sunset Strip 
1962 Air Patrol
1961-1962 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
1962 Ripcord
1960 Bringing Up Buddy 
1960 The Loretta Young Show
1960 The DuPont Show with June Allyson 
1960 High Time
1960 Bat Masterson 
1960 The Grand Jury 
1960 Laramie 
1960 The Untouchables 
1959 The Danny Thomas Show 
1959 Rescue 8
1958-1959 The George Burns Show 
1958 The Buccaneer 
1958 The Millionaire 
1958 The Californians 
1954-1958 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show
1957-1958 Hey, Jeannie! 
1957 Alcoa Theatre
1957 Goodyear Theatre
1956-1957 Crossroads
1957 Whirlybirds 
1957 The Gale Storm Show
1957 Studio 57 
1956 Sheriff of Cochise
1956 Shake, Rattle & Rock!
1956 Tales of the 77th Bengal Lancers 
1956 Lux Video Theatre
1956 The Ten Commandments
1956 The Go-Getter 
1955 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre
1955 TV Reader's Digest
1955 Screen Directors Playhouse
1955 Passport to Danger
1955 Allen in Movieland
1955 Treasury Men in Action
1955 Hallmark Hall of Fame
1955 Jupiter's Darling 
1953-1954 The Life of Riley
1954 The Lawless Rider 
1954 The Public Defender
1954 Cavalcade of America
1954 World for Ransom
1954 The Ford Television Theatre
1954 A Life at Stake
1954 Crown Theatre with Gloria Swanson
1953 Captain John Smith and Pocahontas
1953 Plunder of the Sun
1951-1953 Racket Squad
1953 Julius Caesar
1952 Sky Full of Moon l
1952 Apache War Smoke
1952 China Smith
1952 Son of Paleface
1952 My Little Margie
1952 Scaramouche 
1952 Dangerous Assignment
1951 A Millionaire for Christy
1950 Rapture 
1950 The Kangaroo Kid
1950 Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion
1950 Fireside Theatre
1950 The Savage Horde
1950 Riding High
1950 Buccaneer's Girl 
1949 Tell It to the Judge
1949 Joe Palooka in the Counterpunch
1949 Alimony
1949 Addio Mimí!
1949 The Lone Wolf and His Lady
1949 Riders of the Whistling Pines
1949 Dynamite
1948 Last of the Wild Horses
1947 Beyond Our Own
1947 The Fabulous Texan 
1947 Christmas Eve 
1947 Blonde Savage 
1947 Dragnet 
1947 Dishonored Lady 
1947 It's a Joke, Son!
1946 Monsieur Beaucaire
1946 Under Nevada Skies 
1946 Spook Busters 
1946 The Cat Creeps
1946 Night in Paradise 
1946 The Catman of Paris
1946 Road to Utopia
1945 Pardon My Past
1945 The Daltons Ride Again
1945 Flame of the West
1945 The Frozen Ghost
1945 A Medal for Benny
1945 Jungle Queen
1944 Lost in a Harem
1944 Gypsy Wildcat
1944 Forty Thieves
1944 Jungle Woman 
1944 Lumberjack 
1944 Uncertain Glory 
1943 False Colors
1943 Du Barry Was a Lady 
1942 Stand by for Action 
1942 King of the Mounties 
1942 I Married an Angel 
1942 Ten Gentlemen from West Point 
1942 A Gentleman After Dark 
1942 Ride 'Em Cowboy
1942 Castle in the Desert
1941 Ellery Queen and the Perfect Crime 
1941 The Big Store
1941 Washington Melodrama
1941 Road to Zanzibar
1941 The Roundup
1941 Murder Among Friends
1940 Michael Shayne: Private Detective
1940 South of Pago Pago
1940 Virginia City
1939 Slightly Honorable
1939 Rovin' Tumbleweeds 
1939 Charlie Chan in City in Darkness 
1939 Thunder Afloat
1939 Charlie Chan at Treasure Island
1939 Captain Fury
1939 Tell No Tales
1939 Mr. Moto in Danger Island
1939 The Three Musketeers
1938 Kentucky
1938 Sharpshooters
1938 Storm Over Bengal
1938 Crime Takes a Holiday 
1938 The Mysterious Rider 
1938 Fast Company
1938 Stolen Heaven 
1938 The Buccaneer
1937 Ali Baba Goes to Town 
1937 The Firefly
1937 The Emperor's Candlesticks
1937 A Day at the Races
1937 Woman in Distress
1936 Counterfeit Lady
1936 End of the Trail
1936 M'Liss
1936 The Princess Comes Across
1936 The Witness Chair 
1936 Mr. Deeds Goes to Town 
1936 The Music Goes 'Round
1936 You May Be Next
1935 The Lone Wolf Returns
1935 The Calling of Dan Matthews 
1935 Crime and Punishment 
1935 Peter Ibbetson 
1935 The Public Menace
1935 Love Me Forever
1935 Unknown Woman 
1935 Air Hawks
1935 Cardinal Richelieu
1935 Naughty Marietta
1935 The Lives of a Bengal Lancer
1934 The Secret Bride
1934 Broadway Bill 
1934 Hide-Out 
1934 Treasure Island 
1934 Operator 13
1934 Fog Over Frisco 
1934 Harold Teen 
1934 Journal of a Crime 
1934 Hi, Nellie!
1934 Massacre
1933 Convention City
1933 Lady Killer
1933 The World Changes
1933 Female 
1933 The Way to Love 
1933 I Loved a Woman 
1933 Enemies of Society
1933 Voltaire
1933 Baby Face
1933 The Man Who Dared 
1933 Heroes for Sale 
1933 The Silk Express 
1933 Elmer, the Great
1933 The Working Man
1933 Rustlers' Roundup 
1933 King of the Jungle 
1933 Smoke Lightning
1933 Hard to Handle
1933 Laughter in Hell
1932 I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
1932 Pride of the Legion 
1932 That's My Boy 
1932 Blondie of the Follies
1932 The Wiser Sex 
1932 The Symphony Murder Mystery 
1931 His Woman
1924 The Declaration of Independence 
1913 Eighty Million Women Want - ?

Matinee Classics - Ride 'Em Cowboy starring Abbott and Costello - Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Dick Foran, Anne Gwynne, Johnny Mack Brown and Judd McMichael
Matinee Classics - Riders of the Whistling Pines starring Gene Autry, Patricia White, Jimmy Lloyd, Douglass Dumbrille, Clayton Moore, Harry Cheshire, Leon Weaver and Champion
Matinee Classics - A Day at the Races starring Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Sig Rumann, Douglass Dumbrille, Margaret Dumont, Allan Jones and Maureen O'Sullivan
Matinee Classics - A Day at the Races starring Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Sig Rumann, Douglass Dumbrille, Margaret Dumont, Allan Jones and Maureen O'Sullivan
Matinee Classics - A Day at the Races starring Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Sig Rumann, Douglass Dumbrille, Margaret Dumont, Allan Jones and Maureen O'Sullivan
Matinee Classics - Baby Face starring Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Donald Cook, Alphonse Ethier, Henry Kolker, Margaret Lindsay, Arthur Hohl, John Wayne, Robert Barrat, Douglass Dumbrille and Theresa Harris
Matinee Classics - Monsieur Beaucaire starring Bob Hope, Joan Caulfield, Patric Knowles, Marjorie Reynolds, Cecil Kellaway, Joseph Schildkraut, Reginald Owen, Constance Collier, Hillary Brooke, Fortunio Bonanova, Douglass Dumbrille and Mary Nash
Matinee Classics - Road to Zanzibar starring Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Una Merkel, Eric Blore, Douglass Dumbrille, Iris Adrian, Lionel Royce, Buck Woods, Leigh Whipper, Ernest Whitman, Noble Johnson, Joan Marsh, Luis Alberni and Robert Middlemass
Matinee Classics - Shake, Rattle and Rock starring Mike Connors, Lisa Gaye, Sterling Holloway, Douglass Dumbrille, Raymond Hatton, Margaret Dumont, Percy Helton, Paul Dubov, Eddie Kafafian, Charles Evans, Clarence Kolb, Fats Domino, Joe Turner, Tommy Charles, Jimmy Pickford and Leon Tyler
Matinee Classics - Slightly Honorable starring Pat O'Brien, Edward Arnold, Broderick Crawford, Ruth Terry,Alan Dinehart, Claire Dodd, Phyllis Brooks, Eve Arden, Douglass Cumbrille, Bernard Nedell and Douglas Fowley

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