Harry Woods (I) (1889–1968)

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Harry Woods was born on May 5, 1889 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Harry Lewis Woods. He was an actor, known for The Viking (1928), Monkey Business (1931) and Colorado Territory (1949). He was married to Helen P. Hookenberry. He died on December 28, 1968 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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The Viking Egil
The Ghost Rider Lash Edwards


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 1961 Lawman (TV Series)
Charley Hames
- The Promise (1961) ... Charley Hames
 1959-1961 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
Dr. R. W. Fleming / Morgan
- Run for Your Money (1961) ... Dr. R. W. Fleming
- Lady Luck (1959) ... Morgan
 1958-1960 Tombstone Territory (TV Series)
Dr. Cunningham
- Young Killer (1960) ... Dr. Cunningham
- State's Witness (1960) ... Dr. Cunningham
- The Noose That Broke (1959) ... Dr. Cunningham
- The Marked Horseshoe (1959) ... Dr. Cunningham
- Cave-In (1958) ... Dr. Cunningham
 1957-1960 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Ben / Snyder
- The Tragedian (1960) ... Ben (as Harry Wood)
- Who Lives by the Sword (1957) ... Snyder (as Harry Wood)
 1959 Sea Hunt (TV Series)
- Murder at Sixty Feet (1959) ... Gustav
 1959 Frontier Doctor (TV Series)
Hugh Paterson
- Law of the Badlands (1959) ... Hugh Paterson
 1958 The Sheepman
Cattle Rancher in Restaurant (uncredited)
 1958 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Mayor McCarthy
- Two-Gun Nan (1958) ... Mayor McCarthy
 1957 Broken Arrow (TV Series)
Ben Mitchell
- Indian Medicine (1957) ... Ben Mitchell
 1957 The Restless Breed
Frank Baker (uncredited)
 1956 The Ten Commandments
Officer (uncredited)
 1956 Buffalo Bill, Jr. (TV Series)
Cherokee Charlie Kerns
- Rough-Shod (1956) ... Cherokee Charlie Kerns
 1955 The Last Command
Irate Texan in Cantina (uncredited)
 1954-1955 Stories of the Century (TV Series)
Marshal Deane / Jim Stanton
- Milt Sharp (1955) ... Marshal Deane
- Tom Horn (1954) ... Jim Stanton
 1954 Hell's Outpost
Deputy Lud (uncredited)
 1953-1954 Ramar of the Jungle (TV Series)
Wilkins / Maxwell Garner
- Jungle Terror (1954) ... Wilkins
- Savage Fury (1953) ... Maxwell Garner
- Drums of the Jungle (1953) ... Wilkins
 1953 The Adventures of Kit Carson (TV Series)
Crandall / Sheriff Morgan
- Marshal of Gun Town (1953) ... Crandall
- Savage Outpost (1953) ... Sheriff Morgan
 1953 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Jim Benson
- The Midnight Rider (1953) ... Jim Benson
 1952 The Living Bible (TV Series)
King Herod
- Childhood of Jesus ... King Herod
 1952 Ride the Man Down
Henchman (uncredited)
 1952 Rancho Notorious
Marshal McDonald (uncredited)
 1952 Lone Star
George Dellman
 1951 Best of the Badmen
Cherokee Springs Trading Post Proprietor (uncredited)
 1951 Law of the Badlands
Burt Conroy
 1950 Short Grass
Sam Dreen
 1950 Let's Dance
Police Lieutenant (uncredited)
 1950 Backfire
Dick Manning - Man from Detroit (uncredited)
 1950 The Traveling Saleswoman
Soap Factory Mechanic (uncredited)
 1949 Samson and Delilah
Gammad (uncredited)
 1949 Masked Raiders
Marshal Barlow
 1949 She Wore a Yellow Ribbon
Karl Rynders (uncredited)
 1949 The Fountainhead
Quarry Superintendent (uncredited)
 1949 Colorado Territory
 1949 Hellfire
Lew Stoner
 1949 South of St. Louis
Recruiting Sergeant (uncredited)
 1948 One Sunday Afternoon
Matt Hughes (uncredited)
 1948 Indian Agent
Chip Carter
 1948 Adventures of Don Juan
Guard (uncredited)
 1948 A Southern Yankee
Dentist (uncredited)
 1948 The Gallant Legion
 1948 Silver River
Riverboat Poker Player (uncredited)
 1948 Western Heritage
Arnold posing as Powell
 1947 Tycoon
 1947 Road to Rio
Ship's Purser
 1947 Wild Horse Mesa
Jay Olmstead
 1947 The Fabulous Texan
State Policeman (uncredited)
 1947 Desire Me
Joseph (scenes deleted)
 1947 Black Gold
Smuggler (uncredited)
 1947 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Wrong Mr. Follinsbee (uncredited)
 1947 Wyoming
Ben Jackson
 1947 Thunder Mountain
Trimble Carson
 1947 Code of the West
Marshal Nate Hatfield
 1947 Trail Street
Larkin Larkin
 1946 My Darling Clementine
Luke (uncredited)
 1946 Sunset Pass
 1946 South of Monterey
 1946 Trouble or Nothing (Short)
 1945 West of the Pecos
Brad Sawtelle
 1945 Radio Stars on Parade
Rudy Campbell (uncredited)
 1945 Flame of the West
Wilson (as Harry Lewis Woods)
 1945 Wanderer of the Wasteland
Guerd Eliott
 1944 Can't Help Singing
Gunman Disliking Prying (uncredited)
 1944 Nevada
Joe Powell
 1944 Tall in the Saddle
George Clews
 1944 Silver City Kid
Judge Sam H. Ballard
 1944 Call of the Rockies
J. B. Murdock
 1944 The Adventures of Mark Twain
Bixby's Depth-Caller (uncredited)
 1944 Slightly Terrific
Gypsy King (uncredited)
 1944 Strange Confession
Guard (uncredited)
 1944 Marshal of Gunsmoke
Lon Curtiss
 1944 Westward Bound
Roger Caldwell
 1944 Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
Mongol Guard (uncredited)
 1944 Gun to Gun (Short)
Land Commissioner Harkness
 1943 In Old Oklahoma
Al Dalton (uncredited)
 1943 Outlaws of Stampede Pass
Ben Crowley
 1943 Beyond the Last Frontier
Big Bill Hadley
 1943 The Masked Marvel
Lab Thug (uncredited)
 1943 Bordertown Gun Fighters
Marshal Dave Strickland
 1943 Cheyenne Roundup
Blackie Dawson
 1943 The Ghost Rider
Lash Edwards
 1942 Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon
Kurt (uncredited)
 1942 Dawn on the Great Divide
Jim Corkle
 1942 The Forest Rangers
Lumberman (uncredited)
 1942 West of the Law
Jim Rand
 1942 Deep in the Heart of Texas
Sergeant Idaho
 1942 Riders of the West
Duke Mason
 1942 Jackass Mail
Ranch Owner to Hang Baggot (uncredited)
 1942 Down Texas Way
Bert Logan
 1942 Romance on the Range
Steve (as Harry L. Woods)
 1942 The Spoilers
Disgruntled Miner (uncredited)
 1942 Reap the Wild Wind
 1942 Wild Bill Hickok Rides
Bixby - First Train Robber (uncredited)
 1942 Today I Hang
Henry Courtney
 1941 Last of the Duanes
Sheriff Red Morgan
 1941 Sheriff of Tombstone
Shotgun Cassidy
 1941 The Lady from Cheyenne
Assessor Mitch Harrigan (uncredited)
 1941 Forbidden Passage (Short)
Tugboat Captain (uncredited)
 1941 Petticoat Politics
Guy Markwell
 1940 Meet the Missus
Elmer Shillingford
 1940 The Long Voyage Home
Amindra First Mate (uncredited)
 1940 Triple Justice
Deputy Al Reeves
 1940 The Ranger and the Lady
 1940 South of Pago Pago
Black Mike Rafferty
 1940 Winners of the West
King Carter
 1940 Bullet Code
Cass Barton
 1940 Dark Command
Man in Fight with Seton (uncredited)
 1940 Isle of Destiny
Capt. Lawson
 1940 Boss of Bullion City
Sheriff Jeff Salters
 1940 The House of the Seven Gables
Mr. Wainwright (uncredited)
 1940 West of Carson City
Mack Gorman
 1939 Days of Jesse James
Captain Worthington
 1939 Frontier Marshal
Curly Bill's Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 Beau Geste
 1939 The Man in the Iron Mask
First Officer
 1939 In Old Caliente
Curly Calkins
 1939 Blue Montana Skies
Jim Hendricks
 1939 Union Pacific
Al Brett
 1939 The Arizona Wildcat
Ross Harper
 1938 Come on, Rangers!
Morgan Burke
 1938 In Early Arizona
 1938 Crime Takes a Holiday
 1938 Block-Heads
Belligerent Neighbor (uncredited)
 1938 The Texans
Cavalry Officer (uncredited)
 1938 Men with Wings
Baker (uncredited)
 1938 Panamint's Bad Man
 1938 Stagecoach Days
Moose Ringo
 1938 Joy of Living
Cop (uncredited)
 1938 Rolling Caravans
Thad Dalton
 1938 Hawaiian Buckaroo
J. P. M'Tigue
 1938 The Spy Ring
Capt. Holden
 1938 The Buccaneer
American Sergeant (uncredited)
 1937 Wells Fargo
Timekeeper (uncredited)
 1937 The Singing Outlaw
Leonard Cueball Qualey
 1937 Courage of the West
Al Wilkins, aka Jed Newman
 1937 Thoroughbreds Don't Cry
Racetrack Guard (uncredited)
 1937 Stand-In
Studio Employee (uncredited)
 1937 Ali Baba Goes to Town
Officer (uncredited)
 1937 Big City
Detective Miller (uncredited)
 1937 The Singing Marine
First Marine Sergeant (as Harry Wood)
 1937 The Emperor's Candlesticks
Capt. Demisoff (uncredited)
 1937 Range Defenders
John Harvey
 1937 The Last Train from Madrid
Government Man (uncredited)
 1937 Border Cafe
Ranger Bert (uncredited)
 1937 Reckless Ranger
 1937 I Promise to Pay
Henchman Fats
 1937 Land Beyond the Law
 1937 Outcast
Grant - Head Lyncher
 1937 Criminal Lawyer
Police Inspector Burke (uncredited)
 1936 Conflict
'Ruffhouse' Kelly
 1936 The Plainsman
Quartermaster Sergeant
 1936 The Unknown Ranger
Vance Rand
 1936 The Phantom Rider
Harvey Delaney
 1936 Ticket to Paradise
John Dawson
 1936 The Last Outlaw
Traffic Policeman (uncredited)
 1936 Human Cargo
Ira Conklin
 1936 Heroes of the Range
Bull Lamton
 1936 Silly Billies
Hank Bewley
 1936 The Lawless Nineties
Charles K. Plummer
 1936 It Had to Happen
Workman (uncredited)
 1936 Rose of the Rancho
Bull Bangle
 1935 Lawless Riders
 1935 Gallant Defender
Barr Munro
 1935 Ship Cafe
Donovan (uncredited)
 1935 Remember Last Night?
Station Agent (uncredited)
 1935 The Last Days of Pompeii
Barbarian (uncredited)
 1935 Stormy
Mack - Red Wing's Owner (uncredited)
 1935 Heir to Trouble
Honest John Motley
 1935 Call of the Wild
Soapy Smith (uncredited)
 1935 Dante's Inferno
Reynolds - Second Officer (uncredited)
 1935 Silk Hat Kid
Salesman (uncredited)
 1935 Let 'em Have It
Big Bill
 1935 The Call of the Savage
Borno (as H.L. Woods)
 1935 When a Man's a Man
Nick Gambert
 1935 Rustlers of Red Dog
'Rocky' (as H.L. Woods)
 1934 The President Vanishes
James Kramer
 1934 The St. Louis Kid
Louie Munn
 1934 Belle of the Nineties
 1934 The Circus Clown
 1934 The Scarlet Empress
Doctor #1 (uncredited)
 1934 I Believed in You
State Trooper (uncredited)
 1934 School for Girls
 1934 Journal of a Crime
Detective with Inspector (uncredited)
 1934 The Crosby Case
Detective Logan (uncredited)
 1934 Wonder Bar
First Detective (uncredited)
 1934 The Devil Tiger
Ramseye Doyle
 1934 Caravan
Romeo (uncredited)
 1934 Ten Baby Fingers (Short)
 1933 Shadows of Sing Sing
Al Rossi
 1933 Hoopla
Side Show Troublemaker (uncredited)
 1933 The World Changes
Sam (uncredited)
 1933 From Headquarters
Mullins - Police Guard (uncredited)
 1933 The Prizefighter and the Lady
George Lyons (uncredited)
 1933 'Tis Spring (Short)
 1933 My Weakness
Gordoni (uncredited)
 1932 Haunted Gold
Joe Ryan
 1932 I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
Prison Guard (uncredited)
 1932 Hot Spot (Short)
 1932 Radio Patrol
 1932 Two Seconds
Executioner (uncredited)
 1932 Night World
Gang Leader (uncredited)
 1932 Sky Devils
Military Policeman (uncredited)
 1932 Texas Gun Fighter
 1932 Law and Order
Walt Northrup
 1931 The Range Feud
 1931 Palmy Days
Yolando's Henchman
 1931 Monkey Business
 1931 I Like Your Nerve
Cellano - Assassin (uncredited)
 1931 In Old Cheyenne
Clyde Winslow
 1931 The Texas Ranger
Matt Taylor
 1931 West of Cheyenne
Kurt Raymer, aka The Laramie Kid
 1930 Men Without Law
 1930 Pardon My Gun
 1930 Ranch House Blues (Short)
 1930 The Lone Rider
Ed Farrell
 1930 Camera Shy (Short)
Captain Farwell in Story
 1929 'Neath Western Skies
Jim Canfield
 1929 He Did His Best (Short)
 1929 Faro Nell (Short)
The Stranger
 1929 The Phantom Rider
Calhound Hardy (The Phantom Rider)
 1929 China Bound
 1929 The Desert Rider
 1929 Gun Law
Bull Driscoll
 1928 The Candy Kid
 1928 Tyrant of Red Gulch
Ivan Petrovitch
 1928 The Viking
Egil (as Harry Lewis Woods)
 1928 The Sunset Legion
Honest John
 1928 Red Riders of Canada
Monsieur Le Busard
 1928 When the Law Rides
The Raven
 1927 Jesse James
Bob Ford
 1927 Tom's Gang
Bart Haywood
 1927 Silver Comes Through
 1927 Splitting the Breeze
Dave Matlock
 1927 Cyclone of the Range
The Black Rider / Don Alvarado
 1927 Hello Lafayette (Short)
 1926 A Regular Scout
Scar Stevens
 1926 30 Below Zero
 1926 The Lyin' Tamer (Short)
 1926 It's a Pipe (Short)
 1926 A Trip to Chinatown
Norman Blood
 1926 A Man Four-Square
Ben Taylor
 1925 Fighting Courage (uncredited)
 1925 The Flying Fool (Short)
 1925 The Bandit's Baby
Matt Hartigan
 1924 A Cafe in Cairo
 1924 Ten Scars Make a Man
Buck Simpson
 1924 Dynamite Dan
Brute Lacy
 1924 Wolves of the North
Bob Hunter
 1924 The College Cowboy (Short)
 1924 The Fast Express
Tom Boyd
 1924 Battlin' Buckaroo
Buck Carson
 1923 The Steel Trail
Morris Blake
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Harry Wood | H.L. Woods | Harry L. Woods | Harry Lewis Woods


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Although his imposing size, perpetual scowl, snarling voice and all-around evil demeanor made him one of the meanest of screen villains, before he became an actor Woods made a living selling ladies' hats. See more »

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