John Merton

John Merton was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Merton kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "Bar 20 Rides Again" (1935), the western "The Eagle's Brood" (1935) with James Ellison and ... Read more »
Born: 02/18/1901

Filmography

Actor (3)

The Ten Commandments 1956 (Movie)

Architect's Assistant (Actor)

The Big Heat 1953 (Movie)

Man (Actor)

Black Market Rustlers 1942 (Movie)

Henchman Parry (Actor)

Biography

John Merton was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Merton kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "Bar 20 Rides Again" (1935), the western "The Eagle's Brood" (1935) with James Ellison and "Wildcat Trooper" (1936) with Kermit Maynard. He also appeared in "Lightnin' Bill Carson" (1936) with Tim McCoy, "The Vigilantes Are Coming" (1936) and the McCoy Tim western "The Lion's Den" (1936). He kept working in film throughout the thirties, starring in the thriller "Fury Below" (1938) with Russell Gleason, "Gunsmoke Trail" (1938) with Jack Randall and "Land of Fighting Men" (1938). He also appeared in the Gene Austin western "Songs and Saddles" (1938). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Ray Corrigan western "Bullets and Saddles" (1943), "Land of Hunted Men" (1943) and "Brick Bradford" (1948). He also appeared in "Along the Sundown Trail" (2011). Merton was most recently credited in "Brenda Starr, Reporter" (2011). Merton passed away in September 1959 at the age of 58.

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