James Adamson (I) (1896–1956)

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James Adamson was born on June 12, 1896 in Toledo, Ohio, USA as William James Adamson. He was an actor, known for Jungle Siren (1942), Sophie Lang Goes West (1937) and Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955). He died on January 29, 1956 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Jungle Siren Johnny - a Native
The Golden Idol Ezekial


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 1956 Untamed Mistress
 1956 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
- A Bullet for Baldwin (1956) ... Janitor
 1955 Lord of the Jungle
 1954 The Ray Milland Show (TV Series)
- Field Trip (1954)
 1954 The Golden Idol
 1953 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
- A Man of the World (1953) ... Waiter (as W. James Adamson)
 1953 Ramar of the Jungle (TV Series)
- Drums of Doom (1953) ... Matua
 1953 Safari Drums
Sumbo (uncredited)
 1953 Affair with a Stranger
Porter (uncredited)
 1953 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
- Land of the Free (1953) ... Zeek
 1951-1953 The Amos 'n Andy Show (TV Series)
The Carpenter / 2nd Detective / Bill Collector / ...
- Andy Falls in Love with an Actress (1953) ... The Carpenter (uncredited)
- The Ballet Tickets (1953) ... 2nd Detective (uncredited)
- The Engagement Ring (1952) ... Bill Collector
- The Boarder (1952) ... Cabdriver (uncredited)
- Quo Vadis (1951) ... Party Guest (uncredited)
 1953 Tonight We Sing
Porter (uncredited)
 1953 The Mississippi Gambler
Steward at Fencing Club (uncredited)
 1952 African Treasure
Tolu (uncredited)
 1951 I Want You
Train Porter (uncredited)
 1951 Elephant Stampede
Malako (uncredited)
 1951 Fort Worth
Barman (uncredited)
 1951 I Was a Communist for the F.B.I.
Picket (uncredited)
 1950 Bright Leaf
Black Peddler (uncredited)
 1949 Rope of Sand
Waiter (uncredited)
 1949 A Letter to Three Wives
Porter's Butler (uncredited)
 1945 Man from Oklahoma
Porter (uncredited)
 1945 Jungle Queen
Messenger (uncredited)
 1944 Double Indemnity
Pullman Porter (uncredited)
 1943 The Man from the Rio Grande
Chatanooga (uncredited)
 1942 Jungle Siren
Johnny - a Native
 1942 Rings on Her Fingers
Redcap (uncredited)
 1942 The Man Who Returned to Life
Jim (uncredited)
 1941 Whistling in the Dark
Airline Attendant (uncredited)
 1939 In Name Only
Black Waiter on Train (uncredited)
 1938 Kentucky
Stable Swipe (uncredited)
 1938 Sing, You Sinners
Red Cap (uncredited)
 1937 The Adventurous Blonde
Porter (uncredited)
 1937 Sophie Lang Goes West
 1937 Internes Can't Take Money
Porter (uncredited)
 1937 Dark Manhattan
 1936 White Hunter
Wanderobi Native (uncredited)
 1936 36 Hours to Kill
Red Cap (uncredited)
 1936 Florida Special
Porter (uncredited)
 1935 The Captain Hits the Ceiling (Short)
Colored Steward (uncredited)
 1934 Fugitive Lady
Black Man (uncredited)
 1933 Lone Cowboy
Railroad Porter (uncredited)
 1933 King Kong
Native Child (uncredited)

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