Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe rose to fame as an actor, gracing the silver screen many times over the course of his Hollywood career. Thorpe's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as the action movie "Air Mail" ... Read more »
Born: 05/28/1888

Filmography

Actor (15)

The British Open 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Wagonmaster 1950 (Movie)

Navajo Indian (Actor)

She 1934 (Movie)

(Actor)

Air Mail (Movie)

Indian (Actor)

Code of the Mounted (Movie)

(Actor)

Green Light (Movie)

Indian (Actor)

Henry Goes Arizona (Movie)

(Actor)

My Pal, the King (Movie)

Cloudy (Actor)

Sutter's Gold (Movie)

(Actor)

The Big City (Movie)

(Actor)

Touchdown (Movie)

(Actor)

Wanderer of the Wasteland (Movie)

Charlie Jim (Actor)

White Eagle (Movie)

(Actor)

Wild Horse Mesa (Movie)

Indian Chief (Actor)

Wildcat Trooper (Movie)

Indian (Actor)
Engineering, Electrical, & Grips (5)

Wanted 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Gaffer

That's Life! 1986 (Movie)

(Grip)

Betrayed by Innocence (TV Show)

Best Boy

Her Last Chance (TV Show)

Gaffer

State of Emergency (TV Show)

Electrician
Writer (1)

Jim Thorpe - All American 1950 (Movie)

(Book as Source Material)

Biography

Jim Thorpe rose to fame as an actor, gracing the silver screen many times over the course of his Hollywood career. Thorpe's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as the action movie "Air Mail" (1932) with Pat O'Brien, "My Pal, the King" (1932) and "White Eagle" (1932). He also appeared in the Randolph Scott western "Wild Horse Mesa" (1932), "Code of the Mounted" (1935) and "She" (1935). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the thirties and the eighties, appearing in "Wildcat Trooper" (1936), the Frank Morgan western "Henry Goes Arizona" (1939) and the Ben Johnson western "Wagonmaster" (1950). Thorpe had a number of different projects under his belt in the eighties and the nineties, including "The British Open" (ABC, 1985-86), "That's Life!" (1986) starring Jack Lemmon and "State of Emergency" (HBO, 1993-94). His credits also expanded to "Forget Paris" with Billy Crystal (1995) and "Her Last Chance" (NBC, 1995-96). Most recently, Thorpe worked on "Wanted" (Cinemax, 1999-2000).

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