Minor Watson

Actor
A stage veteran since the 1910s, Watson entered films in the early 30s and over the next 25 years racked up 100 credits, most typically cast in character roles as lawyers, judges and military men, or kindly fathers and ... Read more »
Born: 12/22/1889 in Marianna, Arkansas, USA

Filmography

Actor (69)

The Ambassador's Daughter 1956 (Movie)

General Harvey (Actor)

The Rawhide Years 1956 (Movie)

Matt Comfort (Actor)

Trapeze 1956 (Movie)

John Ringling North (Actor)

The Star 1953 (Movie)

Joe Morrison (Actor)

Face to Face 1952 (Movie)

Scratchy' Wilson ("The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky") (Actor)

As Young As You Feel 1950 (Movie)

Harold P. Cleveland (Actor)

Bright Victory 1950 (Movie)

(Actor)

Beyond the Forest 1949 (Movie)

Moose (Actor)

God Is My Co-Pilot 1945 (Movie)

Col. Caleb V. Haynes (Actor)

Action in the North Atlantic 1942 (Movie)

(Actor)

Guadalcanal Diary 1942 (Movie)

Col. Wallace E. Grayson (Actor)

Mission to Moscow 1942 (Movie)

(Actor)

Yankee Doodle Dandy 1942 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Big Shot 1941 (Movie)

(Actor)

Woman of the Year 1941 (Movie)

William J Harding (Actor)

They Died With Their Boots On 1940 (Movie)

Captaib Webb (Actor)

Angels Wash Their Faces 1939 (Movie)

(Actor)

Television Spy 1938 (Movie)

Burton Lawson (Actor)

Boys Town 1937 (Movie)

The Bishop (Actor)

Of Human Hearts 1937 (Movie)

(Actor)

Dead End 1936 (Movie)

(Actor)

24 Hours (Movie)

David Melbourn (Actor)

A Bell for Adano (Movie)

Gen. McKay (Actor)

A Southern Yankee (Movie)

Gen. Watkins (Actor)

Abe Lincoln in Illinois (Movie)

Joshua Speed (Actor)

Annapolis Farewell (Movie)

Commodore Briggs (Actor)

Another Language (Movie)

Paul Hallam (Actor)

Babbitt (Movie)

(Actor)

Birth of the Blues (Movie)

Henri Lambert (Actor)

Boy Friend (Movie)

Capt. Duffy (Actor)

Charlie Chan in Paris (Movie)

Renaud (Actor)

Checkers (Movie)

Dr. Smith (Actor)

Courage of Lassie (Movie)

Sheriff Ed Grayson (Actor)

Crash Dive (Movie)

(Adm. Bob Stewart) (Actor)

Enemy Agents Meet Ellery Queen (Movie)

Commodore Lang (Actor)

Flight Lieutenant (Movie)

Major Thompson (Actor)

Gentleman Jim (Movie)

Buck Ware (Actor)

Here Come the Waves (Movie)

Superior officer (Actor)

Here I Am a Stranger (Movie)

Evans (Actor)

Hidden Gold (Movie)

Ed Colby (Actor)

Kiss the Boys Goodbye (Movie)

Uncle Jeff (Actor)

Little Egypt (Movie)

Cyrus Graydon (Actor)

Maisie (Movie)

Prosecuting Attorney (Actor)

Mister 880 (Movie)

Judge O'Neil (Actor)

Mr. District Attorney (Movie)

Arthur Barrett (Actor)

My Son, John (Movie)

Dr. Carvey (Actor)

Navy Blue and Gold (Movie)

Lt. Milburn (Actor)

Our Betters (Movie)

Arthur Fenwick (Actor)

Pursuit (Movie)

Hale (Actor)

Roar of the Crowd (Movie)

Mackey (Actor)

Saratoga Trunk (Movie)

J.P. Reynolds (Actor)

Saturday's Heroes (Movie)

Doc Thomas (Actor)

Shadows in the Night (Movie)

Frederick Gordon (Actor)

Stablemates (Movie)

Barney Donovan (Actor)

That Certain Woman (Movie)

Tilden (Actor)

That's My Baby (Movie)

R.P. Moody (Actor)

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Movie)

Capt. Brandy (Actor)

The Falcon out West (Movie)

Caldwell (Actor)

The Flying Irishman (Movie)

Personnel Manager (Actor)

The Hardys Ride High (Movie)

Terry B. Archer (Actor)

The Jackie Robinson Story (Movie)

Branch Rickey (Actor)

The Monster and the Girl (Movie)

Judge Pulver (Actor)

The Thin Man Goes Home (Movie)

Sam Ronson (Actor)

The Woman I Love (Movie)

Deschamps (Actor)

To the Shores of Tripoli (Movie)

Capt. Winter (Actor)

Untamed Frontier (Movie)

Matt Denbow (Actor)

Western Union (Movie)

Pat Grogan (Actor)

When's Your Birthday? (Movie)

Regan (Actor)

Young People (Movie)

Dakin (Actor)

Biography

A stage veteran since the 1910s, Watson entered films in the early 30s and over the next 25 years racked up 100 credits, most typically cast in character roles as lawyers, judges and military men, or kindly fathers and small-town locals.

Relationships

Daughter
survived him

Wife
survived him

Milestones

1957

Retired to Alton, IL (date approximate)

1956

Last films, "The Ambassador's Daughter", "The Rawhide Years" and "Trapeze"

1931

Earliest film work includes "24 Hours"

Acting career began in the early 1910s

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