George Bancroft

Actor, Minstrel entertainer, Rancher
Burly supporting player and unlikely romantic lead who entered film in the early 1920s and distinguished himself in several works by director Josef von Sternberg, notably the seminal gangster film "Underworld" (1927) ... Read more »
Born: 09/29/1882 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Filmography

Actor (40)

Angels With Dirty Faces 1937 (Movie)

Mac Keefer (Actor)

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town 1935 (Movie)

(Actor)

Blood Money 1932 (Movie)

Bill Bailey (Actor)

Lady and Gent 1931 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Docks of New York 1927 (Movie)

Bill Roberts (Actor)

Underworld 1926 (Movie)

"Bull" Weed (Actor)

A Doctor's Diary (Movie)

Dr. Clem Driscoll (Actor)

College Rhythm (Movie)

(Actor)

Each Dawn I Die (Movie)

Warden John Armstrong (Actor)

Espionage Agent (Movie)

Dudley Garrett (Actor)

Green Hell (Movie)

Jim "Tex" Morgan (Actor)

Hello, Everybody! (Movie)

(Actor)

Ladies Love Brutes (Movie)

Joe Forziati (Actor)

Love, Honor and Oh Baby! (Movie)

(Actor)

Mama Loves Papa (Movie)

(Actor)

Miss Fane's Baby Is Stolen (Movie)

(Actor)

Northwest Mounted Police (Movie)

Jacques Corbeau (Actor)

Old Ironsides (Movie)

Gunner (Actor)

Paramount on Parade (Movie)

Guest Star (Actor)

Racketeers in Exile (Movie)

William Waldo (Actor)

Rich Man's Folly (Movie)

Brock Trumbull (Actor)

Rulers of the Sea (Movie)

Capt. Oliver (Actor)

Scandal Sheet (Movie)

Mark Flint (Actor)

Sea Horses (Movie)

Cochran (Actor)

Submarine Patrol (Movie)

Capt. Leeds (Actor)

Syncopation (Movie)

Mr. Porter (Actor)

The Bugle Sounds (Movie)

Russell (Actor)

The Dragnet (Movie)

Two-Gun Nolan (Actor)

The Rainbow Trail (Movie)

Jake Willets (Actor)

The Rough Riders (Movie)

Happy Joe (Actor)

The Showdown (Movie)

Cardan (Actor)

The Skin Game (Movie)

2nd Stranger (Actor)

The World and the Flesh (Movie)

Kylenko (Actor)

This Day and Age (Movie)

(Actor)

Thunderbolt (Movie)

Thunderbolt Jim Lang (Actor)

Tillie and Gus (Movie)

(Actor)

Under the Tonto Rim (Movie)

(Actor)

Wedding Present (Movie)

"Stagg" (Actor)

Whistling in Dixie (Movie)

Sheriff Claude Stagg (Actor)

Young Tom Edison (Movie)

Samuel Edison (Actor)

Biography

Burly supporting player and unlikely romantic lead who entered film in the early 1920s and distinguished himself in several works by director Josef von Sternberg, notably the seminal gangster film "Underworld" (1927) and the brilliantly photographed "Docks of New York" (1928).

Relationships

Octavia Brooke

Wife

EDUCATION

United States Naval Academy

Annapolis , Maryland

Milestones

1941

Retired to become rancher

1921

Film acting debut in "The Journey's End"

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