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Glenn Anders (1889–1981)

Glenn Anders was born September 1, 1889 in Los Angeles, California. He attended the Wallace dramatic school in California and began a career as a performer in vaudeville on the Orpheum circuit. He arrived in New York in 1919 and attended Columbia University from 1919 until 1921. He made his Broadway debut in 1919 in a play entitled Just Around the ... See full bio »

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The Lady from Shanghai George Grisby
M Riggert
Nothing But the Truth Dick Donnelly
Tarzan's Peril Andrews


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 1952-1953 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Mr. Stone / Richard Morgan
- Make Believe Bride (1953) ... Mr. Stone
- The Return of Ulysses (1952) ... Richard Morgan
 1953 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
- Rendezvous (1953) ... Robinson
 1952 Repertory Theatre (TV Series)
- The Gift (1952)
 1952 Police Story (TV Series)
 1952 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
 1951 Behave Yourself!
Pete the Pusher
 1951 M
 1951 Tarzan's Peril
 1950 Nancy Goes to Rio
Arthur Barrett
 1949 The Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series)
- Light Up the Sky (1949)
 1947 The Lady from Shanghai
George Grisby
 1945 Rhapsody in Blue
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1941 Nothing But the Truth
Dick Donnelly
 1934 By Your Leave
Freddie Wilkins
 1930 Laughter
Ralph Le Sainte
 1925 Sally of the Sawdust
Leon - the Acrobat (as Glen Anders)
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 2014 Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles (Documentary)
George Grisby (clip from Lady from Shanghai (1947)) (uncredited)
 1995 American Cinema (TV Series documentary)
George Grisby (clip from The Lady from Shanghai (1947))
- Film Noir (1995) ... George Grisby (clip from The Lady from Shanghai (1947)) (uncredited)

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He acted in Friedrich Durrenmatt's play, "The Visit," in a Producers Theatre production at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Alfred Lunt, Lynn Fontanne, Thomas Gomez, John Wyse, William Hansen, Myles Eason, David Clarke, Michael Lewis, and William Callan in the cast. Maurice Valency was adapter. Ted Otto was set ... See more »

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Glen Anders

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He famously did not see his contract for "The Lady From Shanghai" until his first day of filming, which involved his playing dead whilst on a stretcher. He was still on the stretcher when he signed the contract, and claimed it was only then that he noted (with pleasure) that his salary for the film was to be $1250 per week. See more »

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