Russell Simpson

Russell Simpson was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Simpson landed roles in various films, including "Blue Jeans" (1918), "Circus Days" (1923) and "Ship of Souls" ... Read more »
Born: 06/17/1877

Filmography

Actor (26)

The Horse Soldiers 1959 (Movie)

Sheriff (Actor)

The Lonely Man 1957 (Movie)

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The Tin Star 1957 (Movie)

Clem Hall (Actor)

Friendly Persuasion 1956 (Movie)

Elder (Actor)

The Brass Legend 1956 (Movie)

Deputy 'Pop' Jackson (Actor)

The Last Command 1955 (Movie)

The Parson (Actor)

The Tall Men 1955 (Movie)

Emigrant (Actor)

Broken Lance 1954 (Movie)

Judge (Actor)

Seven Brides For Seven Brothers 1954 (Movie)

Mr Bixby--Townsperson (Actor)

Wagonmaster 1950 (Movie)

Adam Perkins (Actor)

Coroner Creek 1948 (Movie)

Walt Hardison (Actor)

The Romance of Rosy Ridge 1947 (Movie)

(Actor)

My Darling Clementine 1946 (Movie)

(Actor)

They Were Expendable 1945 (Movie)

'Dad' Knowland (Actor)

The Woman of the Town 1942 (Movie)

Sime (Actor)

The Spoilers 1941 (Movie)

Flapjack Sims (Actor)

The Grapes of Wrath 1940 (Movie)

Pa Joad (Actor)

The Santa Fe Trail 1939 (Movie)

Shoubel Morgan (Actor)

Three Faces West 1939 (Movie)

Minister (Actor)

Virginia City 1939 (Movie)

Gaylord (Actor)

Dodge City 1938 (Movie)

Orth (Actor)

Drums Along the Mohawk 1938 (Movie)

Dr. Petry (Actor)

Ramona 1935 (Movie)

(Actor)

Susan Lenox, Her Fall and Rise 1930 (Movie)

(Actor)

Billy the Kid 1929 (Movie)

McSween (Actor)

Annie Laurie 1927 (Movie)

(Actor)

Biography

Russell Simpson was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Simpson landed roles in various films, including "Blue Jeans" (1918), "Circus Days" (1923) and "Ship of Souls" (1926). He also appeared in "Now We're in the Air" (1927), "The First Auto" (1927) and "Annie Laurie" (1927) with Lillian Gish. He kept working in film throughout the thirties, starring in the George O'Brien western "Frontier Marshal" (1934), the Richard Dix western "West of the Pecos" (1934) and the drama "The World Moves On" (1934) with Madeleine Carroll. He also appeared in the Norman Foster drama "The Hoosier Schoolmaster" (1935). Toward the end of his career, he continued to act in "Tennessee Johnson" (1942), "The Spoilers" (1942) with Marlene Dietrich and the Joe E Brown comedy "Shut My Big Mouth" (1942). He also appeared in "The Woman of the Town" (1943) and the western "Border Patrol" (1943) with Andy Clyde. Simpson last acted in "The Horse Soldiers" (1959). Simpson passed away in December 1959 at the age of 82.

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