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Actor Dick Wessel

Dick Wessel

  • Date of Birth:

    20 April 1913 Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Biography:

Rough and tumble American actor Dick Wessel had a fierce-looking scowl on that bulldog of a mug. That, coupled with a thick build and imposing stance, earned him a ticket to appear in countless Warner Bros. hard-boiled comedies and crime dramas throughout the late 30s and 40s. Of the hundreds of films he churned out, however, he had few chances to show off, appearing uncredited in over half of them and in minor, fleeting roles when he did receive billing. Although he showed up in such "A" pictu... more

Filmography

Aсtor (44)

Movie

Year

Movie The Ugly Dachshund The Ugly Dachshund

as Garbage Man (uncredited)

1966
Movie Pocketful of Miracles Pocketful of Miracles

as Governor of Florida (uncredited)

1961
Movie No Time for Sergeants No Time for Sergeants

as Drunk infantryman at Purple Grotto (uncredited)

1958
Movie Around the World in Eighty Days Around the World in Eighty Days

as Train Engineer

1956
Movie Rebel Without a Cause Rebel Without a Cause

as Planetarium Guide

1955
Movie The Caddy The Caddy

as Caddy Who Rips Towel (uncredited)

1953
Movie The Lawless Breed The Lawless Breed

as Marv, the Bartender (uncredited)

1953
Movie Hoodlum Empire Hoodlum Empire

as Keiller (scenes deleted)

1952
Movie The Belle of New York The Belle of New York

as With Wedding Gift of Stolen Silver (uncredited)

1952
Movie An American in Paris An American in Paris

as Ben Macrow

1951
Movie Flying Leathernecks Flying Leathernecks

as Mess Sergeant (uncredited)

1951
Movie Francis Goes to the Races Francis Goes to the Races

as Chuck (uncredited)

1951
Movie Harvey Harvey

as Mr. Cracker

1950
Movie Father of the Bride Father of the Bride

as Moving Man with Chandelier (uncredited)

1950
Movie Beware of Blondie Beware of Blondie

as Mailman

1950
Movie Sands of Iwo Jima Sands of Iwo Jima

as Grenade instructor (uncredited)

1949
Movie On the Town On the Town

as Sailor Kovarsky

1949
Movie Blondie Hits the Jackpot Blondie Hits the Jackpot

as Mailman (uncredited)

1949
Movie Tulsa Tulsa

as Joker (uncredited)

1949
Movie Scarlet Street Scarlet Street

as Detective (uncredited)

1945
Movie King of the Cowboys King of the Cowboys

as Hershel (uncredited)

1943
Movie Gentleman Jim Gentleman Jim

as Referee (uncredited)

1942
Movie Yankee Doodle Dandy Yankee Doodle Dandy

as Union Army Veteran #2 on Caisson (uncredited)

1942
Movie The Strawberry Blonde The Strawberry Blonde

as Barber Shop Hanger-on (uncredited)

1941
Movie The Howards of Virginia The Howards of Virginia

as Backwoodsman (uncredited)

1940
Movie They Drive by Night They Drive by Night

as Driver in Cafe

1940
Movie Brother Orchid Brother Orchid

as Buffalo Burns (as Dick Wessell)

1940
Movie The Roaring Twenties The Roaring Twenties

as Fletcher's Garage Mechanic (uncredited)

1939
Movie Racket Busters Racket Busters

as Truck Driver (uncredited)

1938
Movie San Quentin San Quentin

as Trusty

1937
Movie Round-Up Time in Texas Round-Up Time in Texas

as Henchman Craig Johnson

1937
Movie Fury Fury

as Bodyguard (uncredited)

1936
Movie Gunsmoke Gunsmoke

as Sol Durham

1965
Movie Petticoat Junction Petticoat Junction

as Bink Sharfells

1965
Movie The Fugitive The Fugitive

as Charley (as Richard Wessell)

1963
Movie Rawhide Rawhide

as Jed (as Richard Wessel)

1963
Movie The Twilight Zone The Twilight Zone

as Charlie (as Richard Wessel)

1963
Movie Thriller Thriller

as Mr. Zimmer

1961