James Bell

Actor
James Bell was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Bell's earliest roles were in film, including the crime feature "I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang" (1932) with Paul Muni, "Private Detective 62" (1933) ... Read more »
Born: 12/01/1891 in Suffolk, Virginia, USA

Filmography

Actor (31)

Dennis the Menace 1959 - 1963 (TV Show)

Actor

Twilight of Honor 1962 (Movie)

Charles Crispin (Actor)

Posse From Hell 1961 (Movie)

Benson (Actor)

Claudelle Inglish 1960 (Movie)

Josh (Actor)

-30- 1958 (Movie)

Ben Quinn (Actor)

In Love and War 1958 (Movie)

Sidney Lenaine (Actor)

The Oregon Trail 1958 (Movie)

Jeremiah Cooper (Actor)

Johnny Trouble 1957 (Movie)

Reverend Harrington (Actor)

The Lonely Man 1957 (Movie)

Judge Hart (Actor)

The Tin Star 1957 (Movie)

Judge Thatcher (Actor)

A Day of Fury 1956 (Movie)

Doc Logan (Actor)

The Search For Bridey Murphy 1956 (Movie)

Hugh Lynn Cayce (Actor)

Tribute to a Bad Man 1956 (Movie)

L A Peterson (Actor)

A Lawless Street 1955 (Movie)

Asaph Dean (Actor)

Sincerely Yours 1955 (Movie)

Grandfather Hunt (Actor)

Stranger on Horseback 1955 (Movie)

Vince Webb (Actor)

Strategic Air Command 1955 (Movie)

Reverend Thorne (Actor)

Texas Lady 1955 (Movie)

Cass Gowen (Actor)

About Mrs. Leslie 1954 (Movie)

Mr Poole (Actor)

Crime Wave 1954 (Movie)

Daniel O'Keefe (Actor)

Riding Shotgun 1954 (Movie)

Doc Winkler (Actor)

The Glenn Miller Story 1954 (Movie)

Mr Burger (Actor)

All the Brothers Were Valiant 1953 (Movie)

Aaron Burnham (Actor)

The Last Posse 1953 (Movie)

Will Romer (Actor)

Flying Leathernecks 1951 (Movie)

Colonel (Actor)

The Company She Keeps 1951 (Movie)

(Actor)

Brute Force 1947 (Movie)

Crenshaw (Actor)

Dead Reckoning 1947 (Movie)

Father Logan (Actor)

Sea of Grass 1947 (Movie)

Sam Hall (Actor)

The Spiral Staircase 1945 (Movie)

Constable (Actor)

I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang 1931 (Movie)

Red (Actor)

Biography

James Bell was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Bell's earliest roles were in film, including the crime feature "I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang" (1932) with Paul Muni, "Private Detective 62" (1933) and the Charles Laughton dramatic adaptation "White Woman" (1933). He also appeared in "The King's Vacation" (1933) with George Arliss, the drama "My Friend Flicka" (1943) with Roddy McDowall and "So Proudly We Hail" (1943). He continued to act in productions like the Spencer Tracy drama "Sea of Grass" (1947), "Sealed Verdict" (1948) and the western "Roughshod" (1949) with Robert Sterling. He also appeared in the remake "Streets of Laredo" (1949) with Macdonald Carey. In the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in "Strategic Air Command" (1955), the western "Texas Lady" (1955) with Claudette Colbert and "Sincerely Yours" (1955) with Liberace. He also appeared in "Tribute to a Bad Man" (1956) and the Dale Robertson western "A Day of Fury" (1956). Bell was most recently credited in the foreign "Outlanders" (2008) with Jakub Tolak. Bell passed away in October 1973 at the age of 82.

EDUCATION

Virginia Polytechnic Institute

Milestones

1932

First film as actor

1921

Stage acting debut

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