Victor Potel

Victor Potel was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Potel kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "Bob Hampton of Placer" (1921), the Blanche Sweet dramatic adaptation "Anna Christie" ... Read more »
Born: 10/12/1889

Filmography

Actor (8)

The Sin of Harold Diddlebock 1950 (Movie)

Prof. Potelle (Actor)

The Great Moment 1943 (Movie)

First Dental Patient (Actor)

The Miracle of Morgan's Creek 1943 (Movie)

Newspaper Editor (Actor)

Sullivan's Travels 1941 (Movie)

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Christmas in July 1939 (Movie)

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O'Malley of the Mounted 1935 (Movie)

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Ten Cents a Dance 1930 (Movie)

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Anna Christie 1922 (Movie)

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Biography

Victor Potel was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Potel kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "Bob Hampton of Placer" (1921), the Blanche Sweet dramatic adaptation "Anna Christie" (1923) and "The Law Forbids" (1924). He also appeared in "The Lodge in the Wilderness" (1926), the adaptation "The Virginian" (1929) with Gary Cooper and "The Bad One" (1930). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the thirties, appearing in "Ten Cents a Dance" (1931), "The Purchase Price" (1932) and the Stuart Erwin comedic adaptation "Make Me a Star" (1932). He also appeared in "Inside Information" (1934). Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in "O'Malley of the Mounted" (1936), "Western Gold" (1937) with Smith Ballew and the Dick Powell comedy "Christmas in July" (1940). He also appeared in the Bing Crosby musical "Birth of the Blues" (1941) and "Sullivan's Travels" (1942). Potel more recently acted in the comedy "The Egg and I" (1947) with Claudette Colbert. Potel passed away in March 1947 at the age of 58.

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