Norman Willis (I) (1903–1988)

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Norman Willis was born on May 27, 1903 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Willis Norman. He was an actor, known for Secret Valley (1937), The Living Ghost (1942) and Bullets or Ballots (1936). He died on January 27, 1988 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Secret Valley Nick Collins - aka Howard Carlo
The Living Ghost Cedric, the Butler
Bullets or Ballots Louie Vinci
Here Comes Carter Steve Moran


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 1965 The Bounty Killer
Hank Willis
 1961 The Deputy (TV Series)
Brandon Clark
- Brand of Honesty (1961) ... Brandon Clark
 1961 The Untouchables (TV Series)
- The Seventh Vote (1961) ... Greco (uncredited)
 1960 Outlaws (TV Series)
- Shorty (1960) ... Jackson
 1960 Tightrope (TV Series)
Captain Parker
- Park Avenue Story (1960) ... Captain Parker
 1959 Laramie (TV Series)
- Stage Stop (1959) ... Barkley
 1958 Cheyenne (TV Series)
- The Empty Gun (1958) ... Pete
 1958 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
- The Prisoner (1958) ... Terrell
 1958 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Mr. Wilkes
- The Gabe Carswell Story (1958) ... Mr. Wilkes
 1957 A Hatful of Rain
Ed (uncredited)
 1957 Voodoo Woman
Harry West
 1955-1956 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Intern / Man with Toy Plane / Bartender / ...
- Fog Closing In (1956) ... Intern
- Santa Claus and the Tenth Avenue Kid (1955) ... Man with Toy Plane
- The Case of Mr. Pelham (1955) ... Bartender
- Revenge (1955) ... Cop
 1956 The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial (TV Series)
Philip Wendell Sr.
- The Nevada Nightingale (1956) ... Philip Wendell Sr.
 1956 Thunder Over Arizona
Sheriff John Hudson (uncredited)
 1956 Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (TV Series)
- Father of the Crime (1956) ... Carson
 1955 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Trooper #1
- The Philip Sargent Story (1955) ... Trooper #1
 1955 Tennessee's Partner
Gambler (uncredited)
 1949-1955 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Hack Davis / Blacky / Red Devers
- Six-Gun Artist (1955) ... Hack Davis
- The Whimsical Bandit (1950) ... Blacky
- The Legion of Old Timers (1949) ... Red Devers
 1954 Captain Midnight (TV Series)
- The Electrified Man (1954) ... Roselli
 1954 Drum Beat
Guard (uncredited)
 1952 Zombies of the Stratosphere
Tarner - Sub Captain [Ch. 7] (uncredited)
 1949 Mighty Joe Young
Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
 1948 Lulu Belle
Wells (uncredited)
 1948 Silver River
Tough (uncredited)
 1947 Bandits of Dark Canyon
Sheriff (as Jack Norman)
 1947 Bowery Buckaroos
Blackjack McCoy (as Jack Norman)
 1947 Black Gold
Monty (uncredited)
 1947 Little Miss Broadway
Santos (as Jack Norman)
 1947 Cheyenne
Gambler (uncredited)
 1947 Out West (Short)
'Doc' Barker (as Jack Norman)
 1947 Angel and the Badman
Gambler (uncredited)
 1946 Plainsman and the Lady
Deputy (uncredited)
 1946 G.I. War Brides
Motorcycle Cop (uncredited)
 1946 Boys' Ranch
Chief of Police (uncredited)
 1945 San Antonio
Jay Witherspoon (uncredited)
 1945 Apology for Murder
Allen Webb
 1945 The Cisco Kid in Old New Mexico
Will Hastings
 1945 Law of the Badlands (Short)
Clyde Whipple
 1945 Dillinger
Arresting Policeman (uncredited)
 1944 Gentle Annie
Cowboy Warning Sheriff Tatum (uncredited)
 1944 The Last Ride
Factory Guard (uncredited)
 1944 The Desert Hawk
Andor - leader of the Brothers of the Sword (uncredited)
 1944 The Adventures of Mark Twain
Ben Lake (uncredited)
 1944 The Falcon Out West
First Policeman Callahan (uncredited)
 1944 Roaring Guns (Short)
Michen - Mine Foreman
 1944 Phantom Lady
Worker (uncredited)
 1944 Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
Guard (uncredited)
 1943 Little Miss Pinkerton (Short)
 1943 Hail to the Rangers
Monte Kerlin
 1943 Johnny Come Lately
Dudley Hirsh
 1943 Frontier Badmen
Randall - Cattle Buyer (uncredited)
 1943 The Avenging Rider
Red Hall
 1943 I Escaped from the Gestapo
FBI Chief Rodt
 1943 King of the Cowboys
 1943 G-Men vs. The Black Dragon
German Sub Captain (uncredited)
 1942 A Night to Remember
Policeman (uncredited)
 1942 The Living Ghost
Cedric, the Butler
 1942 Overland to Deadwood
Cash Quinlan
 1942 Escape from Crime
Dude's Gang Member (uncredited)
 1942 They All Kissed the Bride
Cop (uncredited)
 1942 Down Rio Grande Way
Keno Jack Vandall
 1942 I Was Framed
Paul Brenner
 1942 Private Snuffy Smith
Revenue Agent (uncredited)
 1941 Gauchos of El Dorado
Bart Braden
 1941 Twilight on the Trail
Nat Kervy
 1941 Belle Starr
Union Corporal (uncredited)
 1941 The Iron Claw
Roy Benson
 1941 Sucker List (Short)
Racketeer (uncredited)
 1941 Outlaws of the Panhandle
'Faro Jack' Vaughn
 1940 You, the People (Short)
Henchman (uncredited)
 1940 Beyond the Sacramento
 1940 King of the Royal Mounted
Tarner [Chs. 1,12]
 1940 They Drive by Night
Neves (uncredited)
 1940 Black Diamonds
Guard Captain Hartley (uncredited)
 1940 Bad Man from Red Butte
Hal Benson
 1940 Virginia City
Union Sergeant (uncredited)
 1940 Johnny Apollo
Plainclothesman (uncredited)
 1940 The House Across the Bay
Henchman (uncredited)
 1940 The Grapes of Wrath
Joe - Shot at Floyd (uncredited)
 1940 Legion of the Lawless
Les Harper
 1939 The Roaring Twenties
Bootlegger (uncredited)
 1939 The Forgotten Woman
Stu Mantle
 1939 Tell No Tales
Joe Neves (uncredited)
 1939 Broadway Serenade
Divorce Process Server (uncredited)
 1939 The Man Who Dared
Max, a Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 Boy Slaves
Drift Boss
 1939 Blackwell's Island
Mike Garth, a Henchman
 1939 Convict's Code
Joe Russell
 1939 Homicide Bureau
 1938 The Dawn Patrol
Von Richter (uncredited)
 1938 Racket Busters
 1938 Three Comrades
Elder Vogt Man (uncredited)
 1938 The Devil's Party
Ed - Diamond's Henchman (uncredited)
 1938 Prison Nurse
 1938 International Settlement
Marine (uncredited)
 1938 Happy Landing
Guard (uncredited)
 1938 City Girl
Leader (uncredited)
 1937 Tim Tyler's Luck
Spider Webb
 1937 Outlaws of the Prairie
William Lupton
 1937 A Girl with Ideas
 1937 Ali Baba Goes to Town
Arab (uncredited)
 1937 Life Begins in College
 1937 Give Till It Hurts (Short)
Henchman (uncredited)
 1937 That Certain Woman
 1937 Marked Woman
Henchman (uncredited)
 1937 Midnight Taxi
Jefferson (uncredited)
 1937 Men in Exile
Rocky Crane
 1937 Secret Valley
Nick Collins - aka Howard Carlo
 1937 Torture Money (Short)
Henchman Doc (uncredited)
 1936 After the Thin Man
Fireman at Party (uncredited)
 1936 Lady from Nowhere
Ed Lustig, aka Alfred Brewster
 1936 Here Comes Carter
Steve Moran
 1936 Old Hutch
Harry (uncredited)
 1936 Alibi for Murder
Joel Balerino (uncredited)
 1936 Charlie Chan at the Race Track
Gangster (uncredited)
 1936 Bullets or Ballots
Louie Vinci
 1936 F-Man
 1936 Florida Special
Nurse (uncredited)
 1936 Woman Trap
G-Man Miller (uncredited)
 1936 The Trail of the Lonesome Pine
Old Dave (in prologue) (uncredited)
 1935 Atlantic Adventure
Police Radio Dispatcher (uncredited)
 1934 Palooka
Second Fixed Fighter (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Jack Norman | Norman Willes

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Tall, whiny-voiced character actor with a shady countenance, which suited him well as a gangster type.

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