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Actor John Ridgely

John Ridgely

  • Birth name:

    John Huntington Rea

  • Date of Birth:

    18 January 1909 Chicago, Illinois, USA

Biography:

John Ridgely was a versatile character actor who made over 100 films at Warner Brothers during the 1930s and 1940s. Starting out in bit roles in such films as Dark Victory, They Died with Their Boots On, and The Man Who Came to Dinner, Ridgely eventually graduated to larger roles in such classics as Howard Hawks's Air Force, The Big Sleep, Destination Tokyo, and Possessed. After his Warner Brothers tenure ended, he free-lanced at other studios and made stage and TV appearances until his untimely passing in 1968 at age 59.

Filmography

Aсtor (50)

Movie

Year

Movie The Greatest Show on Earth The Greatest Show on Earth

as Assistant Manager

1952
Movie Room for One More Room for One More

as Harry Foreman

1952
Movie A Place in the Sun A Place in the Sun

as Coroner

1951
Movie When Worlds Collide When Worlds Collide

as Chief Customs Inspector (uncredited)

1951
Movie Half Angel Half Angel

as Tim McCarey

1951
Movie The Last Outpost The Last Outpost

as Sam McQuade

1951
Movie Saddle Tramp Saddle Tramp

as Slim

1950
Movie Task Force Task Force

as Dixie Rankin

1949
Movie Command Decision Command Decision

as James Carwood

1948
Movie Possessed Possessed

as Chief investigator of drowning

1947
Movie Cry Wolf Cry Wolf

as Jackson Laidell

1947
Movie Nora Prentiss Nora Prentiss

as Walter Bailey, Heart Patient

1947
Movie The Big Sleep The Big Sleep

as Eddie Mars

1946
Movie My Reputation My Reputation

as Cary Abbott

1946
Movie Danger Signal Danger Signal

as Thomas Turner

1945
Movie God Is My Co-Pilot God Is My Co-Pilot

as David 'Tex' Hill

1945
Movie Hollywood Canteen Hollywood Canteen

as Himself

1944
Movie Arsenic and Old Lace Arsenic and Old Lace

as Officer Saunders

1944
Movie Destination Tokyo Destination Tokyo

as Reserve Officer Raymond

1943
Movie Northern Pursuit Northern Pursuit

as Jim Austin

1943
Movie The Big Shot The Big Shot

as Tim

1942
Movie Highway West Highway West

as Alex, armored car guard

1941
Movie The Letter The Letter

as Driver (uncredited)

1940
Movie Knute Rockne All American Knute Rockne All American

as Reporter (scenes deleted)

1940
Movie They Drive by Night They Drive by Night

as Hank Dawson

1940
Movie Brother Orchid Brother Orchid

as Texas Pearson

1940
Movie 'Til We Meet Again 'Til We Meet Again

as Junior officer (uncredited)

1940
Movie Teddy the Rough Rider Teddy the Rough Rider

as Reporter (uncredited)

1940
Movie The Roaring Twenties The Roaring Twenties

as Cabdriver at Grand Central (uncredited)

1939
Movie The Angels Wash Their Faces The Angels Wash Their Faces

as Reporter at pillory (uncredited)

1939
Movie Dark Victory Dark Victory

as Man making crack about Judith (uncredited)

1939
Movie Nancy Drew... Reporter Nancy Drew... Reporter

as Beldenburg Hotel Desk Clerk (uncredited)

1939
Movie Wings of the Navy Wings of the Navy

as Dan Morrison

1939
Movie Torchy Blane in Chinatown Torchy Blane in Chinatown

as Submarine Officer (uncredited)

1939
Movie King of the Underworld King of the Underworld

as Jerry

1939
Movie Nancy Drew -- Detective Nancy Drew -- Detective

as Radio Station Technician (uncredited)

1938
Movie Racket Busters Racket Busters

as Yellow Stripe Truck Driver (uncredited)

1938
Movie White Banners White Banners

as Charles Ellis

1938
Movie Blondes at Work Blondes at Work

as Police Officer Regan

1938
Movie Hollywood Hotel Hollywood Hotel

as Tall Hotel Desk Clerk (uncredited)

1937