Joseph Santley

Director, Actor, TV producer
With a successful directing career, Joseph Santley boasts the ability to create compelling screen images. At the start of his Hollywood career, Santley was directing a variety of independent films, such as the Groucho ... Read more »
Born: 01/10/1889 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Filmography

Director (3)

Earl Carroll Vanities 1945 (Movie)

(Director)

Hitchhike to Happiness 1945 (Movie)

(Director)

Melody Ranch 1939 (Movie)

(Director)
Producer (1)

Hey Mulligan 1953 - 1955 (TV Show)

Producer

Biography

With a successful directing career, Joseph Santley boasts the ability to create compelling screen images. At the start of his Hollywood career, Santley was directing a variety of independent films, such as the Groucho Marx comedic adaptation "The Cocoanuts" (1929), "Harmony Lane" (1935) and "Waterfront Lady" (1935). He also appeared in "The Smartest Girl in Town" (1936) and "Walking on Air" (1936). He continued to work in film in the thirties and the forties, directing motion pictures like "Blond Cheat" (1938), "Always in Trouble" (1938) and the musical "Melody Ranch" (1940) with Gene Autry. Nearing the end of his career, Santley directed the comedy "Joan of Ozark" (1942) with Judy Canova, "Remember Pearl Harbor" (1942) and "Brazil" (1944). He also appeared in "Rosie, the Riveter" (1944) and "Jamboree" (1944). Santley more recently produced "Hey Mulligan" (NBC, 1953-55). Santley had zero children. Santley passed away in August 1971 at the age of 82.

Relationships

Daughter
survived him

Son
had two survived him

Wife
survived him

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