Dick Wessel

Dick Wessel was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Wessel began his acting career with roles in such films as "The Game That Kills" (1937), "Arson Gang Busters" (1938) and the John Garfield crime picture ... Read more »
Born: 04/20/1913

Filmography

Actor (17)

The Ugly Dachsund 1965 (Movie)

Garbageman (Actor)

Who's Minding the Store? 1962 (Movie)

Cop (Actor)

Wives and Lovers 1962 (Movie)

Mr Liberti (Actor)

The Gazebo 1959 (Movie)

Louis--the Louse (Actor)

No Time For Sergeants 1958 (Movie)

Infantryman (Actor)

Rebel Without a Cause 1955 (Movie)

Guide (Actor)

Them 1954 (Movie)

Cop (Actor)

Let's Do It Again 1953 (Movie)

Mover (Actor)

The Lawless Breed 1952 (Movie)

Marv, The Bartender (Actor)

Strangers On a Train 1951 (Movie)

Baggage Man (Actor)

Texas Carnival 1951 (Movie)

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Watch the Birdie 1951 (Movie)

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Harvey 1950 (Movie)

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Dick Tracy Vs. Cueball 1946 (Movie)

Cueball (Actor)

Action in the North Atlantic 1942 (Movie)

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Tanks a Million 1940 (Movie)

Pvt. Monkman (Actor)

Brother Orchid 1939 (Movie)

Buffalo Burns (Actor)

Biography

Dick Wessel was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Wessel began his acting career with roles in such films as "The Game That Kills" (1937), "Arson Gang Busters" (1938) and the John Garfield crime picture "They Made Me a Criminal" (1939). He also appeared in the Bruce Bennett adventure "Lost Island of Kioga" (1939), the comedy "Brother Orchid" (1940) with Edward G Robinson and the comedy "Blondie Has Servant Trouble" (1940) with Penny Singleton. He continued to act in productions like the Leo Gorcey comedy "In Fast Company" (1946), "Dick Tracy Vs. Cueball" (1946) and "Merton of the Movies" (1947). He also appeared in "Canadian Pacific" (1949) with Randolph Scott. Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the comedy "Love Is Better Than Ever" (1952) with Larry Parks, "The Lawless Breed" (1953) and the musical comedy "Let's Do It Again" (1953) with Jane Wyman. He also appeared in the James Whitmore horror flick "Them" (1954) and the James Dean drama "Rebel Without a Cause" (1955). Wessel was most recently credited in the comedy "The Ugly Dachsund" (1966) with Dean Jones. Wessel passed away in April 1965 at the age of 52.

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