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Actor Russell Simpson

Russell Simpson

  • Birth name:

    Russell McCaskill Simpson

  • Date of Birth:

    12 December 1880 Danville, California, USA

  • Height:

    6' 1" (1.85 m)

Biography:

His grim, beady-eyed, sharp-nosed, weatherbeaten face was always familiar despite the small roles he appeared in. Every once in a while character actor Russell Simpson would stand out in a small scene, but his main purpose seemed to be adding rustic authenticity to his westerns or small-town dramas. Born on June 17, 1880 in San Francisco, California, Simpson was involved in the Alaska gold rush as a teenager before settling upon an acting career. A member of a number of touring companies, he eventually m... more

Filmography

Aсtor (31)

Movie

Year

Movie The Tin Star The Tin Star

as Clem Hall

1957
Movie Friendly Persuasion Friendly Persuasion

as Brother Griffith - Elder (uncredited)

1956
Movie Oklahoma! Oklahoma!

as The minister (uncredited)

1955
Movie Many Rivers to Cross Many Rivers to Cross

as Man at Inn (uncredited)

1955
Movie Broken Lance Broken Lance

as Judge

1954
Movie Seven Brides for Seven Brothers Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

as Fred Bixby

1954
Movie Lone Star Lone Star

as Maynard Cole

1952
Movie Comin' Round the Mountain Comin' Round the Mountain

as Judge

1951
Movie Saddle Tramp Saddle Tramp

as Pop

1950
Movie Wagon Master Wagon Master

as Adam Perkins

1950
Movie The Outriders The Outriders

as The farmer (uncredited)

1950
Movie My Darling Clementine My Darling Clementine

as John Simpson

1946
Movie They Were Expendable They Were Expendable

as 'Dad' Knowland

1945
Movie Tennessee Johnson Tennessee Johnson

as Kirby

1942
Movie Meet John Doe Meet John Doe

as (uncredited)

1941
Movie Santa Fe Trail Santa Fe Trail

as Shubel Morgan

1940
Movie Virginia City Virginia City

as Frank Gaylord

1940
Movie The Grapes of Wrath The Grapes of Wrath

as Pa Joad

1940
Movie Drums Along the Mohawk Drums Along the Mohawk

as Dr. Petry

1939
Movie Young Mr. Lincoln Young Mr. Lincoln

as Woolridge

1939
Movie The Sisters The Sisters

as First Sailor (uncredited)

1938
Movie Green Light Green Light

as Sheep Man

1937
Movie Ramona Ramona

as Scroggs

1936
Movie San Francisco San Francisco

as 'Red' Kelly

1936
Movie Silver Dollar Silver Dollar

as Hamlin

1932
Movie I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang

as Sheriff (scenes deleted)

1932
Movie The Cabin in the Cotton The Cabin in the Cotton

as Uncle Joe

1932
Movie Wagon Train Wagon Train

as Mr. Carr

1957