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Leslie Fenton (1902–1978)


English-born Leslie Fenton came to the U.S. as a child. He journeyed to Hollywood in his late teens to break into the movies, and managed to get several jobs as an actor. He became a reliable supporting actor in many pictures in the 1930s, working his way up to leads in B pictures. He switched to directing later in the decade, and turned out a ... See full bio »

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Known For

Boys Town
Boys Town Dan Farrow
(1938)
Black Paradise
Black Paradise James Callahan
(1926)
The Public Enemy
The Public Enemy Samuel 'Nails' Nathan
(1931)
Broadway
Broadway 'Scar' Edwards
(1929)

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 1938 Boys Town
Dan Farrow
 1938 Captain Kidd's Treasure (Short)
Narrator (uncredited)
 1937 Soak the Poor (Short)
Nick Garvey
 1937 China Passage
Anthony Durand
 1936 The House of Secrets
Barry Wilding
 1936 The Longest Night
Carl Briggs
 1936 Sworn Enemy
Steve Sherman
 1936 Murder on a Bridle Path
Don Gregg
 1936 Two in the Dark
Stuart Eldredge
 1935 White Lies
Dan Oliver
 1935 East of Java
Captain Wong Bo
 1935 Men Without Names
Monk
 1935 Chinatown Squad
Su Quong
 1935 Stolen Harmony
Joe Harris (uncredited)
 1935 Star of Midnight
Tim Winthrop
 1935 The Casino Murder Case
Dr. Kane
 1934 Strange Wives
Svengaart
 1934 Marie Galante
Gen. Saki Tenoki
 1934 Take the Stand
Hugh Halliburton
 1934 Fugitive Road
Frank Riker
 1934 I Believed in You
Russell Storm
 1933 Lady Killer
Duke
 1933 Night Flight
Jules' Radio Operator / Co-Pilot
 1933 She Outdone Him (Short)
 1933 F. P. 1 Doesn't Answer
Capt. B.E. Droste
 1932 Air Mail
Tony Dressel
 1932 Thunder Below
Webb
 1932 The Famous Ferguson Case
Perrin
 1932 The Hatchet Man
Harry En Hai
 1931 The Guilty Generation
Joe Palmero
 1931 The Pagan Lady
Gerald 'Gerry' Willis
 1931 Murder at Midnight
Walter Grayson
 1931 Kick In
Charlie
 1931 The Public Enemy
Samuel 'Nails' Nathan
 1931 The Man Who Came Back
Baron le Duc
 1929 Dynamite
Young 'Vulture'
 1929 The Last Performance
Buffo Black
 1929 Woman Trap
Eddie Evans
 1929 Paris Bound
Richard Parrish
 1929 Broadway
'Scar' Edwards
 1929 The Man I Love
Carlo Vesper
 1929 A Dangerous Woman
Peter Allerton
 1929 Girls Gone Wild
Boogs
 1929 The Office Scandal
Andrew 'Andy' Corbin
 1928 The First Kiss
Carol Talbot
 1928 The Dragnet
Shakespeare
 1928 The Showdown
Kilgore Shelton
 1928 The Gateway of the Moon
Jim Mortlake
 1927 Roses and Romance (Short)
 1927 An Old Flame (Short)
 1926 What Price Glory
Lt. Moore
 1926 Black Paradise
James Callahan
 1926 The Shamrock Handicap
Neil Ross
 1926 Sandy
Douglas Keith
 1926 The Road to Glory
David Hale
 1925 The Ancient Mariner
Joe Barlow
 1925 East Lynne
Richard Hare
 1925 Lazybones
Dick Ritchie
 1925 Thunder Mountain
Sam Martin
 1925 Havoc
Babe
 1923 Gentle Julia
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