Joe Devlin (I) (1894–1973)

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Joe Devlin was born on February 7, 1894 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Joseph Mathews. He was an actor, known for Dick Tracy (1950), Nazty Nuisance (1943) and The Flame of New Orleans (1941). He was married to Iva Beaudreau. He died on October 1, 1973 in Burbank, California, USA. See full bio »

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Dick Tracy Sam Catchem
Nazty Nuisance Benito Mussolini
The Flame of New Orleans Fourth Sailor


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 1967 Good Times
 1966 The Last of the Secret Agents?
Waiter-Spy (uncredited)
 1966 The Ugly Dachshund
Dog Owner (uncredited)
 1964 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
- The Square Peg (1964) ... Zakaris
 1962 Dennis the Menace (TV Series)
Needy Man #1
- Poor Mr. Wilson (1962) ... Needy Man #1 (uncredited)
 1962 The Danny Thomas Show (TV Series)
- The Baby Hates Charley (1962) ... Policeman
 1962 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Drummer / Dan Binny / Jester
- The Boys (1962) ... Drummer
- Reprisal (1962) ... Dan Binny
- Catawomper (1962) ... Jester
 1962 The Hathaways (TV Series)
- The Paint Job (1962) ... Gateman
 1961 The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series)
Shabby Man
- Forty-Four Tickets (1961) ... Shabby Man
 1961 Holiday Lodge (TV Series)
- Wanted: Two Recreation Directors (1961) ... Smitty
 1961 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
- Baa-Baa (1961) ... Larry
 1958 The Last Hurrah
Man (uncredited)
 1958 The Decks Ran Red
Crewman (uncredited)
 1958 Hell's Five Hours
Cook (uncredited)
 1958 The Gift of Love
Bar & Grill Waiter (uncredited)
 1957 Up in Smoke
 1953-1957 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Charlie Moran / Paddy the Bartender
- Quong Kee (1957) ... Charlie Moran
- Solomon in All His Glory (1953) ... Paddy the Bartender (uncredited)
 1957 Calypso Heat Wave
Room Service Waiter (uncredited)
 1957 The Restless Breed
Morton (uncredited)
 1957 The Wayward Bus
Bus Dispatcher (uncredited)
 1953-1957 The Life of Riley (TV Series)
The Guard / Policeman
- Vacation Plans (1957) ... The Guard
- Riley, the Animal Lover (1953) ... Policeman
 1956 Shake, Rattle & Rock!
Squad Car Officer
 1956 Hey, Jeannie! (TV Series)
N.Y. policeman
- Jeannie's Here (1956) ... N.Y. policeman
 1956 Three for Jamie Dawn
1st Jury Room Guard (uncredited)
 1956 Our Miss Brooks (TV Series)
- Geraldine (1956) ... Policeman (uncredited)
 1956 While the City Sleeps
Newspaper Teletype Operator (uncredited)
 1956 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
- Statute of Limitations (1956) ... Mervin
 1955-1956 Damon Runyon Theater (TV Series)
- Cleo (1956)
- Blonde Mink (1955)
- Tobias the Terrible (1955) ... Happy
 1956 Celebrity Playhouse (TV Series)
Phone Man
- Bachelor Husband (1956) ... Phone Man
 1955 Tennessee's Partner
 1953-1955 My Little Margie (TV Series)
Mr. Rivers / Joe
- Margie's Elopement (1955) ... Mr. Rivers
- Buried Treasure (1953) ... Joe
 1955 The Whistler (TV Series)
- Death Sentence (1955) ... Bartender
 1955 Topper (TV Series)
- Topper's Amnesia (1955) ... Max
 1955 Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops
Mike - Policeman (uncredited)
 1955 Prince of Players
Theatre Shill (uncredited)
 1954 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (TV Series)
Major Phillips
- Rin Tin Tin, Outlaw (1954) ... Major Phillips
 1954 I Married Joan (TV Series)
Police Dispatcher
- Two Saint Bernards (1954) ... Police Dispatcher
- Party Line (1954)
 1954 Silver Lode
Walt Little (uncredited)
 1953-1954 The Abbott and Costello Show (TV Series)
Motorcycle Cop / Man / Bit
- Barber Lou (1954) ... Motorcycle Cop (uncredited)
- From Bed to Worse (1954) ... Man
- Las Vegas (1953) ... Bit
 1954 Bitter Creek
Pat - Bartender
 1950-1952 Dick Tracy (TV Series)
Sam Catchem
- Dick Tracy and Influence (1952) ... Sam Catchem
- The Egyptian Mummy Case (1951) ... Sam Catchem
- The Case of the Dangerous Dollars (1951) ... Sam Catchem
- Dick Tracy meets Heels Beals (1951) ... Sam Catchem
- Dick Tracy and BB-Eyes: Part 2 (1951) ... Sam Catchem
 1952 My Hero (TV Series)
- Horse Trail (1952) ... Spike
 1952 Gang Busters (TV Series)
- The Herbert Noble Case (1952) ... Beaver
 1951 Front Page Detective (TV Series)
- Death of a Hero (1951)
 1951 Double Dynamite!
Frankie Boy (uncredited)
 1951 On Dangerous Ground
Bartender (uncredited)
 1951 All That I Have
Louie Lumpkin
 1951 Stop That Cab
Short Cop (uncredited)
 1951 Insurance Investigator
Malone's Henchman (uncredited)
 1950 Pretty Baby
Waiter (uncredited)
 1950 Our Very Own
Card Player (uncredited)
 1950 The Jackie Robinson Story
Tough Lodge Member in Stands (uncredited)
 1949 Jiggs and Maggie in Jackpot Jitters
Casey (uncredited)
 1949 Mighty Joe Young
Reporter (uncredited)
 1949 Night Unto Night
Joe, Truckman (uncredited)
 1949 A Kiss in the Dark
Stage Electrician (uncredited)
 1949 El Paso
Bartender at Casa Grande (uncredited)
 1948 Blood on the Moon
Barney - Bartender (uncredited)
 1948 A Song Is Born
Adams' Henchman (uncredited)
 1948 Bodyguard
Detective Sgt. Burch (uncredited)
 1948 The Enchanted Valley
Bugs Mason
 1948 If You Knew Susie
Silent Cy (uncredited)
 1947 Killer McCoy
Cigar Smoking Fight Fan (uncredited)
 1947 My Wild Irish Rose
Man in Olympic Theatre Balco (uncredited)
 1947 Always Together
First Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1947 Body and Soul
Prince (uncredited)
 1947 Fun on a Week-End
Clothing Shop Proprietor (uncredited)
 1947 Shoot to Kill
 1947 That Way with Women
Police Desk Sergeant
 1947 The Mighty McGurk
Dog Man (uncredited)
 1946 The Man I Love
Waiter (uncredited)
 1946 San Quentin
'Broadway' Johnson
 1946 Bringing Up Father
Casey - the Hotel Superintendent
 1946 Criminal Court
Clark J. 'Brownie' Brown
 1946 The Bachelor's Daughters
Briggs (uncredited)
 1946 The Hoodlum Saint
Bartender (scenes deleted)
 1946 Oh, Professor Behave! (Short)
 1946 Trouble or Nothing (Short)
 1945 Scarlet Street
Joe Williams, Morning World (uncredited)
 1945 Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood
Kelly - Bartender (uncredited)
 1945 Her Highness and the Bellboy
Bartender (uncredited)
 1945 The Shanghai Cobra
 1945 Boston Blackie's Rendezvous
Cab Driver Steve Caveroni (uncredited)
 1945 Captain Eddie
Brewery Worker (uncredited)
 1945 Bedside Manner
Augustus (uncredited)
 1945 Pillow to Post
Al - Army Sergeant in Jeep (uncredited)
 1945 The Master Key
Bauer (uncredited)
 1945 Without Love
Soldier (uncredited)
 1945 Roughly Speaking
Man at Shipyward (uncredited)
 1945 Brenda Starr, Reporter
Police Sgt. Tim Brown (uncredited)
 1944 The Woman in the Window
Toll Collector on Henry Hudson Parkway (uncredited)
 1944 Mystery of the River Boat
Louis Schaber
 1944 My Buddy
Nicky Piastro
 1944 Dixie Jamboree
Police Sgt.
 1944 Delinquent Daughters
Detective Hanahan
 1944 Johnny Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Ice Man (uncredited)
 1944 Sensations of 1945
Silas Hawkins (uncredited)
 1944 Mr. Skeffington
Boat Employee (uncredited)
 1944 Gambler's Choice
'Studs' Franco (uncredited)
 1944 See Here, Private Hargrove
Mess Hall Sergeant (uncredited)
 1944 Sweethearts of the U.S.A.
Boss - 1st Robber
 1943 The Miracle of Morgan's Creek
Benito Mussolini (uncredited)
 1943 The Phantom
Singapore Smith (uncredited)
 1943 Hi Diddle Diddle
Dan Hannigan
 1943 Nazty Nuisance
Benito Mussolini
 1943 Lady of Burlesque
Detective (uncredited)
 1943 Taxi, Mister
Henchman Stretch
 1943 Slightly Dangerous
Painter (uncredited)
 1943 They Got Me Covered
Mussolini (uncredited)
 1942 Fall In
Sergeant (uncredited)
 1942 Gentleman Jim
Hogan (uncredited)
 1942 The Devil with Hitler (Short)
Benito Mussolini
 1942 The Old Homestead
Henchman Geetus (uncredited)
 1942 Wings for the Eagle
Service Station Owner (uncredited)
 1942 Syncopation
House Detective (uncredited)
 1942 A Night Before Christmas
Spud the Umpire (uncredited)
 1942 Murder in the Big House
Mulligan - Motorcycle Policeman (uncredited)
 1942 Shepherd of the Ozarks
 1942 True to the Army
Waiter (uncredited)
 1941 Steel Against the Sky
Ed (scenes deleted)
 1941 Unholy Partners
Airplane Mechanic (uncredited)
 1941 Shadow of the Thin Man
Mug Starting Fight at Wrestling Match (uncredited)
 1941 They Died with Their Boots On
Joe (uncredited)
 1941 Honky Tonk
Masher in Saloon (uncredited)
 1941 Manpower
Bartender (uncredited)
 1941 Whistling in the Dark
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1941 Sucker List (Short)
Racketeer (uncredited)
 1941 Tight Shoes
Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1941 Country Fair (uncredited)
 1941 The People vs. Dr. Kildare
Cook at Mike's (uncredited)
 1941 The Flame of New Orleans
Fourth Sailor (uncredited)
 1941 Sis Hopkins
Police Detective (uncredited)
 1941 The Penalty
Shorty (uncredited)
 1941 A Man Betrayed
Tramp at Soup Kitchen (uncredited)
 1941 The Great Mr. Nobody
Used Car Dealer (uncredited)
 1941 Maisie Was a Lady
Man with Seal (uncredited)
 1940 The Green Hornet Strikes Again!
Joe Dolan - Henchman (as Joe A. Devlin)
 1940 Strike Up the Band
3 Balls 10¢ Attendant (uncredited)
 1940 Golden Gloves
Cloudy Maple (uncredited)
 1940 They Drive by Night
Fatso (uncredited)
 1940 Carolina Moon
Racetrack Bookie (uncredited)
 1940 Millionaires in Prison
Vince Connell (uncredited)
 1940 A Fugitive from Justice
 1940 Two Girls on Broadway
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1940 Terry and the Pirates
Henchman (uncredited)
 1940 Half a Sinner
 1940 3 Cheers for the Irish
Man in Bar with Callagan (uncredited)
 1940 Alex in Wonderland (Short)
Mushy (uncredited)
 1940 Chasing Trouble
Motorcycle Cop
 1940 The Shadow
Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 Invisible Stripes
Mug Who Brings Drink to Chuck (uncredited)
 1939 Another Thin Man
Barney - MacFay's Bodyguard (uncredited)
 1939 The Roaring Twenties
Order-Taker (uncredited)
 1939 Beware Spooks!
Shooting Gallery Man (uncredited)
 1939 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Waiter (uncredited)
 1939 No Place to Go
 1939 Calling All Marines
 1939 Waterfront
Heintzie - Committee Man (uncredited)
 1939 Hell's Kitchen
Nails - a Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 Yankee Doodle Goes to Town (Short)
Bartender (uncredited)
 1939 Torchy Runs for Mayor
Stone - Dolan Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 Panama Lady
Joe - New York Bartender (uncredited)
 1939 Outside These Walls
Circulation Man (uncredited)
 1939 The Adventures of Jane Arden
Vanders' Henchman #2 (uncredited)
 1939 The Mystery of Mr. Wong
Police Lt. George Devlin
 1939 The Oklahoma Kid
Keely - Bartender
 1939 King of the Underworld
 1938 Sweethearts
New York Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1938 Up the River
Football Player (uncredited)
 1938 Angels with Dirty Faces
Gangster (uncredited)
 1938 Gangster's Boy
Jim - Cop (uncredited)
 1938 10th Ave Kid
Card Player (uncredited)
 1938 Paroled from the Big House
Jed Cross
 1938 Racket Busters
Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1938 Held for Ransom
Mark (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Joe A. Devlin

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Was married to Iva Beaudrau, had 2 children, Bob and Bill. They divorced and she later married Louis Conte in New York. Joe and Iva were vaudeville performers and she was a tea leaf reader. See more »

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