Barton MacLane (1902–1969)

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Barton MacLane graduated from Wesleyan University, where he displayed a notable aptitude for sports, in particular football and basketball. Not surprisingly, his physical prowess led to an early role in The Quarterback (1926) with Richard Dix. MacLane once commented that, as an actor, he needed to have the physical strength to tear the bad guys "... See full bio »

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Known For

The Maltese Falcon Lt. of Detectives Dundy
The Adventurous Blonde Steve MacBride
High Sierra Jake Kranmer
Torchy Runs for Mayor Steve McBride


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 1965-1969 I Dream of Jeannie (TV Series)
General Martin Peterson / General Peterson
- The Case of the Porcelain Puppy (1969) ... General Martin Peterson (as Barton Mac Lane)
- Is There a Doctor in the House? (1969) ... General Martin Peterson (as Barton Mac Lane)
- Jeannie, the Governor's Wife (1969) ... General Martin Peterson (as Barton Mac Lane)
- Dr. Bellows Goes Sane (1968) ... General Martin Peterson (as Barton Mac Lane)
- Djinn, Djinn, Go Home (1968) ... General Martin Peterson (as Barton Mac Lane)
 1968 Buckskin
Dr. H. 'Doc' Raymond
 1968 Arizona Bushwhackers
Sheriff Grover
 1967 Hondo (TV Series)
- Hondo and the Gladiators (1967) ... Markham
 1967 The Monkees (TV Series)
- Monkees in Texas (1967) ... Bart (as Barton Mac Lane)
 1966-1967 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Willard Kerner / Herkimer Crawford
- Noose of Gold (1967) ... Willard Kerner
- Honor Before Justice (1966) ... Herkimer Crawford
 1966 The Munsters (TV Series)
Big Roy
- Herman Picks a Winner (1966) ... Big Roy
 1965 Town Tamer
James Fenimore Fell
 1965 The Rounders
 1959-1964 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Archer Osmond / Harold Minter / Sheriff Eugene Norris / ...
- The Case of the Ruinous Road (1964) ... Archer Osmond
- The Case of the Devious Delinquent (1963) ... Harold Minter
- The Case of the Violent Village (1960) ... Sheriff Eugene Norris
- The Case of the Foot-Loose Doll (1959) ... Senator Baylor
 1964 Law of the Lawless
Big Tom Stone
 1960-1963 Laramie (TV Series)
Owen Richards / Ed Bishop / Mel Bishop / ...
- Trapped (1963) ... Owen Richards
- The Wedding Party (1963) ... Ed Bishop
- The High Country (1962) ... Mel Bishop
- Street of Hate (1960) ... Cameron Gault
 1961 Pocketful of Miracles
Police Commissioner (as Barton Maclane)
 1960-1961 Outlaws (TV Series)
Marshal Frank Caine / Marshal Frank Crane
- Chalk's Lot (1961) ... Marshal Frank Caine
- Return to New March (1961) ... Marshal Frank Crane
- The Little Colonel (1961) ... Marshal Frank Caine
- The Brothers (1961) ... Marshal Frank Caine
- Sam Bass (1961) ... Marshal Frank Caine
 1960 Noose for a Gunman
Carl Avery
 1960 Tightrope (TV Series)
Vince Baron
- Gangster's Daughter (1960) ... Vince Baron
 1960 Overland Trail (TV Series)
Big Jed Braddock
- Lawyer in Petticoats (1960) ... Big Jed Braddock
 1959-1960 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series)
Bob Scanlon / Rawls Kettrick
- Elfego Baca: Friendly Enemies at Law (1960) ... Rawls Kettrick
- Texas John Slaughter: Wild Horse Revenge (1959) ... Bob Scanlon
 1959 Grand Jury (TV Series)
Sam Spanner
- Bus Scandal (1959) ... Sam Spanner
 1958-1959 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series)
Wentworth / Matt Tranier
- Border Justice (1959) ... Wentworth
- Silent Thunder (1958) ... Matt Tranier
 1959 Gunfighters of Abilene
Seth Hainline
 1959 Black Saddle (TV Series)
General Fowler
- Client: Braun (1959) ... General Fowler
 1958 The Geisha Boy
Maj. Ridgley
 1958 Frontier Gun
Simon Crayle
 1958 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
- Girl on the Run (1958) ... Brannigan
 1958 Girl on the Run
Francis J. Brannigan
 1958 Girl in the Woods
Big Jim
 1958 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- Code of the Corner (1958) ... Potter
 1957 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Old Man Clanton
- The Target (1957) ... Old Man Clanton
 1957 Naked in the Sun
 1955-1957 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Marvin Platt / Steve / Damon
- Dark Hammock (1957) ... Marvin Platt
- One Way Passage (1957) ... Steve
- The Web (1955) ... Damon
 1957 Telephone Time (TV Series)
Pete Devlin
- Plot to Save a Boy (1957) ... Pete Devlin
 1957 Circus Boy (TV Series)
Pinkerton Detective Nolan
- The Tumbling Clown (1957) ... Pinkerton Detective Nolan
 1957 Sierra Stranger
Lem Gotch
 1956-1957 Conflict (TV Series)
Glen Callister
- Anything for Money (1957) ... Glen Callister
 1957 Wire Service (TV Series)
Gen. Bailey
- Forbidden Ground (1957) ... Gen. Bailey
 1957 Hell's Crossroads
Pinkerton Agent Clyde O'Connell
 1956 Three Violent People
 1956 Naked Gun
Joe Barnum
 1956 The Man Is Armed
Det. Lt. Dan Coster
 1956 The Kaiser Aluminum Hour (TV Series)
Dan Royal
- Man on the White Horse (1956) ... Dan Royal
 1956 Wetbacks
Karl Shanks
 1956 Backlash
Sgt. George Lake
 1956 Crossroads (TV Series)
Truck Adams
- The Strange Bequest (1956) ... Truck Adams
 1956 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Martin Storm
- The Storm Riders (1956) ... Martin Storm
 1956 Jaguar
Steve Bailey
 1956 Studio 57 (TV Series)
Capt. Sterling
- Banana Boat to Blanca Cay (1956) ... Capt. Sterling
 1955 Last of the Desperados
Mosby - Gang Leader
 1955 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Chief Brooks
- Two-Bit Gangster (1955) ... Chief Brooks
 1955 Jail Busters
Captain Jenkins, Head Guard
 1955 Foxfire
Jim Mablett
 1955 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series)
Capt. Hansen
- The Man Nobody Wanted (1955) ... Capt. Hansen
 1955 The Silver Star
Henry 'Tiny' Longtree (as Barton McLane)
 1955 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Capt. Webber / Milo
- The Collar (1955) ... Capt. Webber
 1955 Treasure of Ruby Hills
'Chalk' Reynolds
 1954 Hell's Outpost
Sheriff Olson
 1954 Climax! (TV Series)
- The After House (1954)
 1954 The Whistler (TV Series)
- Search for an Unknown (1954) ... McKay
 1954 Rails Into Laramie
Lee Graham
 1954 Waterfront (TV Series)
- Ghost Tug ... McClurg
 1954 Jubilee Trail
Deacon Bartlett
 1954 The Glenn Miller Story
General Arnold
 1953 Jack Slade
Jules Reni
 1953 Sea of Lost Ships
Capt. Jack Matthews
 1953 Captain Scarface
Captain Scarface
 1953 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Sgt. James Simmons / Big Red
- The Favorable Signs (1953) ... Sgt. James Simmons
- Man Enough for Millie (1953) ... Big Red
 1953 Cow Country
Marvin Parker
 1953 Your Jeweler's Showcase (TV Series)
 1953 Kansas Pacific
Cal Bruce
 1952 Thunderbirds
Sgt. Durkee
 1952 The Half-Breed
Marshal Cassidy
 1952 Bugles in the Afternoon
Capt. Myles Moylan
 1951 Drums in the Deep South
Sgt. Mac McCardle
 1951 Best of the Badmen
 1950 Bandit Queen
Jim Harden
 1950 Let's Dance
Larry Channock
 1950 Rookie Fireman
Captain Jess Henshaw
 1950 Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye
Police Lt. John Reece
 1949 Red Light
 1948 Unknown Island
Capt. Tarnowski
 1948 Angel in Exile
Max Giorgio
 1948 The Walls of Jericho
Gotch McCurdy
 1948 The Dude Goes West
Texas Jack Barton
 1948 Silver River
'Banjo' Sweeney
 1948 Relentless
Tex Brandow
 1948 The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
Pat McCormick (as Barton Mac Lane)
 1947 Cheyenne
Webb Yancey
 1947 Jungle Flight
Case Hagin
 1947 Tarzan and the Huntress
Paul Weir (as Barton Maclane)
 1946 San Quentin
Nick Taylor
 1946 Santa Fe Uprising
 1946 Mysterious Intruder
Detective Taggart
 1945 The Spanish Main
Capt. Benjamin Black
 1945 Scared Stiff
George 'Deacon' Markham
 1945 Tarzan and the Amazons
Ballister (as Barton Maclane)
 1944 Gentle Annie
Sheriff Tatum
 1944 Cry of the Werewolf
Police Lt. Barry Lane
 1944 Secret Command
Red Kelly
 1944 The Mummy's Ghost
Inspector Walgreen
 1944 Marine Raiders
Sgt. Maguire
 1944 Nabonga
Carl Hurst
 1943 The Crime Doctor's Strangest Case
Detective Rief
 1943 The Underdog
John Tate
 1943 Song of Texas
Jim Calvert
 1943 Bombardier
Sgt. Archie Dixon
 1943 A Gentle Gangster
Mike Hallit
 1943 Man of Courage
John Wallace
 1942 Highways by Night
Leo Bronson
 1942 The Big Street
Case Ables
 1942 All Through the Night
Marty Callahan
 1941 The Maltese Falcon
Lt. of Detectives Dundy
 1941 Wild Geese Calling
Pirate Kelly
 1941 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Sam Higgins
 1941 Manpower
Smiley Quinn
 1941 Hit the Road
James J. Ryan
 1941 Barnacle Bill
John Kelly
 1941 Western Union
Jack Slade
 1941 Come Live with Me
Barney Grogan
 1941 High Sierra
Jake Kranmer
 1940 Melody Ranch
Mark Wildhack
 1940 The Secret Seven
Sam O'Donnell
 1940 Men Without Souls
Blackie Drew
 1940 Gangs of Chicago
Jim Ramsey
 1940 Breakdowns of 1939 (Short)
 1939 Mutiny in the Big House
Red Manson
 1939 Torchy Runs for Mayor
Steve McBride
 1939 Big Town Czar
Phil Daley
 1939 I Was a Convict
Ace King
 1939 Torchy Blane in Chinatown
Police Lieutenant Steve McBride
 1939 Stand Up and Fight
 1938 Torchy Gets Her Man
Steve McBride
 1938 The Storm
Capt. Cogswell
 1938 Prison Break
Joaquin Shannon
 1938 You and Me
 1938 Gold Is Where You Find It
Slag Martin
 1938 The Kid Comes Back
'Gunner' Malone
 1938 Blondes at Work
Lieutenant Steve McBride
 1937 The Adventurous Blonde
Steve MacBride
 1937 Wine, Women and Horses
Jim Turner
 1937 Born Reckless
Jim Barnes
 1937 Ever Since Eve
Al McCoy
 1937 Fly Away Baby
Steve McBride
 1937 San Quentin
Captain Druggin
 1937 Draegerman Courage
Andrew Beaupre
 1937 The Prince and the Pauper
John Canty
 1937 You Only Live Once
Stephen Whitney
 1937 God's Country and the Woman
 1937 Smart Blonde
Steve McBride
 1936 Jailbreak
Detective Captain Rourke
 1936 Bengal Tiger
Cliff Ballenger
 1936 Bullets or Ballots
Al Kruger
 1936 Times Square Playboy
Casey, Vic's Butler / Trainer
 1936 The Walking Dead
 1936 Ceiling Zero
Al Stone
 1935 Man of Iron
Chris Bennett
 1935 Frisco Kid
Spider Burke
 1935 I Found Stella Parish
Clifton Jeffords
 1935 Dr. Socrates
Red Bastian
 1935 The Case of the Lucky Legs
Police Chief Bisonette (as Barton Mac Lane)
 1935 Page Miss Glory
Blackie (as Barton McLane)
 1935 Stranded
 1935 Go Into Your Dance
Duke Hutchinson (as Barton Mac Lane)
 1935 'G' Men
 1935 The Case of the Curious Bride
Detective Lucas
 1935 Black Fury
 1934 The Last Round-Up
Charley Benson
 1934 All of Me
First Cop (uncredited)
 1933 Hell and High Water
Dance Hall Manager
 1933 Lone Cowboy
Policeman Baxter
 1933 Big Executive
Harry the Guide
 1933 Tillie and Gus
Commissioner McLennan
 1933 To the Last Man
Neil Stanley
 1933 Man of the Forest
Henchman Mulvey
 1933 Let's Dance (Short) (uncredited)
 1933 The Thundering Herd
 1932 Your Hat (Short)
Customer (uncredited)
 1932 State's Attorney
Court Reporter (uncredited)
 1932 Naughty-Cal (Short)
Sailor (uncredited)
 1931 His Woman
Crewman (uncredited)
 1931 The Gigolo Racket (Short)
Cafe Customer (uncredited)
 1931 Crimes Square (Short)
Detective with Handcuffs (uncredited)
 1930 Politics (Short)
Immigration officer
 1929 The Cocoanuts
Lifeguard (uncredited)
 1926 The Quarterback
Football Player (uncredited)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Self (4 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (9 credits)

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Stage: Appeared (as "Assistant District Attorney"; Broadway debut) in "The Trial of Mary Dugan" on Broadway. Melodrama. Written by Bayard Veiller. Directed by A.H. Van Buren. National Theatre: 19 Sep 1927-Oct 1927 (closing date unknown/437 performances). Cast: Michelette Burani (credited as Michelette Baroni; as "Marie Ducort"), ... See more »

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Barton Mac Lane | Barton Maclane | Barton McLane


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[on being cast so often as "heavies"] I don't think it's my face--at least I don't think I look like a heel . . . I suppose the real reason I was originally cast as a villain is because I'm a big man. You'll notice villains are usually brawny, a fact which explains the slang term "the heavy",


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