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James Donlan (1888–1938)

James Donlan was born on July 23, 1888 in San Francisco, California, USA. He was an actor, known for The Bishop Murder Case (1929), College Humor (1933) and The Whole Town's Talking (1935). He died on June 7, 1938 in Hollywood, California. See full bio »

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Known For

The Bishop Murder Case Ernest Heath
College Humor Marcus Lafflin
The Whole Town's Talking Detective Sergeant Howe
Traveling Saleslady Andy McNeill


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 1939 Babes in Arms
Fred (uncredited)
 1938 The Crowd Roars
Announcer at Smoker (uncredited)
 1938 Professor Beware
Reporter at Museum (uncredited)
 1938 Test Pilot
Photographer (uncredited)
 1938 Everybody Sing
Stage Doorman (uncredited)
 1937 The Jones Family in Borrowing Trouble
Casey (uncredited)
 1937 Music for Madame
Suspect with Cold (uncredited)
 1937 It Happened in Hollywood
 1937 Hotel Haywire
Swanlee (uncredited)
 1937 This Is My Affair
 1937 Oh, Doctor
Mr. Stoddard (uncredited)
 1937 A Family Affair
'Daily Star' Reporter (uncredited)
 1936 The Plot Thickens
 1936 Crash Donovan
 1936 The Crime of Dr. Forbes
Coroner (uncredited)
 1936 The Ex-Mrs. Bradford
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1936 Murder on a Bridle Path
Detective Kane
 1936 Boulder Dam
Nightclub Manager (uncredited)
 1936 Exclusive Story
Managing Editor (uncredited)
 1935 We're Only Human
Detective Casey (uncredited)
 1935 Ah Wilderness!
Salesman in Bar (uncredited)
 1935 Thanks a Million
Diner Counterman (uncredited)
 1935 Dr. Socrates
Salesman in Car (uncredited)
 1935 Redheads on Parade
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1935 Here Comes the Band
Joe (uncredited)
 1935 Hot Tip
Bill - Racetrack Bettor (uncredited)
 1935 The Daring Young Man
Captain of the Prison Guard (uncredited)
 1935 The Murder Man
Bartender #2 (uncredited)
 1935 The Girl from 10th Avenue
First Detective (uncredited)
 1935 In Caliente
Swanson (uncredited)
 1935 Go Into Your Dance
Mr. A.J. Squires (uncredited)
 1935 The Case of the Curious Bride
Detective Fritz
 1935 Traveling Saleslady
Andy McNeill
 1935 Life Begins at 40
Farmer (uncredited)
 1935 The Whole Town's Talking
Detective Sergeant Howe
 1935 Under Pressure
 1935 Romance in Manhattan
Mr. Harris - Cab Manager (uncredited)
 1934 The Man Who Reclaimed His Head
Danglas - Man in Theatre Box (uncredited)
 1934 Babbitt
Maxwell, Reisling's Attorney (uncredited)
 1934 Wake Up and Dream
Jim (uncredited)
 1934 Belle of the Nineties
 1934 The Cat's-Paw
Red - the Reporter
 1934 Paris Interlude
Jones - Times Reporter (uncredited)
 1934 Midnight Alibi
Marty - the Bail Bondsman (uncredited)
 1934 Now I'll Tell
Honey Smith
 1934 A Very Honorable Guy
Mr. O'Toole
 1934 Gambling Lady
Joe - Syndicate Lawyer (uncredited)
 1934 I've Got Your Number
Mr. Talley (uncredited)
 1934 Dark Hazard
Man Advising Jim at Dog Track (uncredited)
 1934 Hi, Nellie!
Evans (uncredited)
 1933 Design for Living
Fat Man with Ring (uncredited)
 1933 From Headquarters
Relaxing Reporter (uncredited)
 1933 College Coach
Reporter (uncredited)
 1933 Only Yesterday (uncredited)
 1933 I Loved a Woman
Voting Returns Announcer (uncredited)
 1933 Doctor Bull
Harry Weems - Supporter #3 for Dr. Bull (uncredited)
 1933 The Avenger
 1933 Pilgrimage
Barber (uncredited)
 1933 I Love That Man
Reporter (uncredited)
 1933 College Humor
Marcus Lafflin
 1933 The Mayor of Hell
Sam (uncredited)
 1933 Heroes for Sale
Laundry Cashier (uncredited)
 1933 The Life of Jimmy Dolan
Man Offering Jimmy a Drink (uncredited)
 1933 The Nuisance
Photographer (uncredited)
 1933 Hell Below
Seaman Muller (uncredited)
 1933 The Working Man
Hartland Company Salesman (uncredited)
 1933 Central Airport
Havana Driver (uncredited)
 1933 Grand Slam
Reporter with False Reno News (uncredited)
 1933 Mystery of the Wax Museum
Morgue Attendant (uncredited)
 1933 What-No Beer?
Al (uncredited)
 1932 20,000 Years in Sing Sing
Reporter #1 (uncredited)
 1932 The Half-Naked Truth
Lou - Press Agent (uncredited)
 1932 Penguin Pool Murder
 1932 The Death Kiss
Max Hill (uncredited)
 1932 The Conquerors
Joe - Stockbroker (uncredited)
 1932 Madison Square Garden
Sports Reporter (uncredited)
 1932 Air Mail
Passenger Passing Out Cigars (uncredited)
 1932 Thirteen Women
Mike - the Detective (uncredited)
 1932 Crooner
Non-Fan with Radio (uncredited)
 1932 Back Street
 1932 Is My Face Red?
Reporter (uncredited)
 1932 Huddle
Heckler at Game (uncredited)
 1932 Just a Pain in the Parlor (Short)
Mr. Smith
 1932 Are You Listening?
Butch (uncredited)
 1932 The Final Edition
 1932 Big Dame Hunting (Short)
Getchel (as Jim Donlan)
 1931 Men of Chance
 1931 Five Star Final
Reporter in Speakeasy (uncredited)
 1931 Sporting Blood
Jim, a Trainer (uncredited)
 1931 That's News to Me (Short)
 1931 A Free Soul
Reporter (uncredited)
 1931 The Good Bad Girl
Police Sgt. Donovan
 1931 Daybreak
Drunk Inviting Laura to Dance (uncredited)
 1931 The Front Page
Reporter (uncredited)
 1931 Dance, Fools, Dance
Clinton (uncredited)
 1931 The Painted Desert
Steve - Ore Wagon #2 Shotgun Rider (uncredited)
 1930 Mothers Cry
City Editor (uncredited)
 1930 Remote Control
 1930 Danger Lights
Picnic Barker (uncredited)
 1930 Night Work
Mr. McEvoy (uncredited)
 1930 The Sins of the Children
Bide Taylor
 1930 The Fall Guy
The Bill Collector
 1930 Beau Bandit
Buck - Posse Member
 1929 The Bishop Murder Case
Ernest Heath
 1929 Copy (Short)
 1929 Wise Girls
Ben Wade
 1929 Big News
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