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Joseph J. Dowling (1850–1928)

Joseph J. Dowling was born on September 4, 1850 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as Joseph Johnson Dowling. He was an actor, known for The Yankee Way (1917), His Nibs (1921) and Sink or Swim (1920). He was married to Myra Davis and Sarah J. Hassen. He died on July 8, 1928 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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The Yankee Way Colonel Mason
His Nibs The Girl's Father
Sink or Swim Col. Mason
The Christian Father Lampleigh


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 1926 The Rainmaker
Father Murphy (as Joseph Dowling)
 1926 The Little Irish Girl
Capt. Dugan
 1926 Why Girls Go Back Home
Joe Downey
 1925 Lord Jim
Stein (as Joseph Dowling)
 1925 Flower of Night
Don Geraldo y Villalon (as Joseph Dowling)
 1925 Lorraine of the Lions
Livingston Sr
 1925 The Golden Princess
Padre (as Joseph Dowling)
 1925 Confessions of a Queen
Duke of Rosen (as Joseph Dowling)
 1925 New Lives for Old
Senator Warren
 1924 Those Who Dare
David Rollins (as Joseph Dowling)
 1924 Her Night of Romance
Professor Gregg (scenes deleted, as Joseph Dowling)
 1924 One Night in Rome
Prince Danieli (as Joseph Dowling)
 1924 The Gaiety Girl
William Tudor
 1924 Tess of the D'Urbervilles
The Parson
 1924 Unseen Hands
George Le Quintrec
 1924 Untamed Youth
Reverend Loranger
 1924 The Law Forbids
The Judge
 1924 Women Who Give
Captain Bijonah Keeler (as Joseph Dowling)
 1923 The Courtship of Myles Standish
Elder Brewster (as Joseph Dowling)
 1923 Enemies of Children (as Joseph Dowling)
 1923 Tiger Rose
Father Thibault (as Joseph Dowling)
 1923 A Man's Man
President Sarros
 1923 The Girl Who Came Back
Old 565 (as Joseph Dowling)
 1923 The Spider and the Rose
The Governor
 1923 Dollar Devils
Xannon Carthy (as Joseph Dowling)
 1923 The Christian
Father Lampleigh
 1922 The Danger Point
 1922 Quincy Adams Sawyer
Nathaniel Sawyer
 1922 The Pride of Palomar
Don Miguel (as Joseph Dowling)
 1922 The Girl Who Ran Wild
Calaveras John (as Joseph Dowling)
 1922 Trail of the Axe
Dr. Somers
 1922 If You Believe It, It's So
Ezra Wood (as Joseph Dowling)
 1922 The Half Breed
Judge Huntington
 1922 One Clear Call
Colonel Garnett (as Joseph Dowling)
 1922 The Infidel
Reverend Mead (as Joseph Dowling)
 1921 The Beautiful Liar
 1921 Fightin' Mad
James McGraw
 1921 The Grim Comedian
Carleton Hutchins
 1921 His Nibs
The Girl's Father (as Joseph Dowling)
 1921 The Sin of Martha Queed
Marvin Queed
 1921 Little Lord Fauntleroy
William Havisham (as Joseph Dowling)
 1921 A Certain Rich Man
Col. Martin Culpepper
 1921 The Lure of Egypt
Professor Lampton
 1921 The Other Woman
Colonel Joyce
 1921 The Breaking Point
Mrs. Marshall
 1921 The Spenders
Uncle Peter Bines
 1920 The Smart Aleck (Short)
 1920 The U.P. Trail
'Place' Hough
 1920 The Devil to Pay
George Roan
 1920 The House of Whispers
Rufus Gaston
 1920 $30,000
Annester Norton (as Joseph Dowling)
 1920 Everybody's Sweetheart
General Phillip Bingham (as Joseph Dowling)
 1920 A Splendid Hazard
French emigré (as Joseph Dowling)
 1920 The Kentucky Colonel
Colonel Remington Osbury
 1920 Big Happiness
Alick Crayshaw
 1920 Sink or Swim
Col. Mason (as Joe Dowling)
 1920 Riders of the Dawn
Tom Anderson
 1920 The Dream Cheater
Shib Mizah
 1920 Live Sparks
David Pratt (as Joseph Dowling)
 1919 The Joyous Liar
Wilbur Warren
 1919 Beckoning Roads
Baron Brinker
 1919 The Lord Loves the Irish
Dr. Leon Wilson / Hugo Strauss
 1919 Kitty Kelly, M.D.
 1919 The False Code
Daniel Grey
 1919 Her Purchase Price
 1919 The Miracle Man
The Patriarch
 1919 A White Man's Chance
William Roberts
 1919 A Man's Country
Marshal Leland (as Joseph Dowling)
 1919 The Master Man
George R. Vanter
 1919 Josselyn's Wife
Grandpa Latimer (as Joseph Dowling)
 1919 A Trick of Fate
Major Lee (as Joe Dowling)
 1919 A Man in the Open
James Brown
 1919 The Long Lane's Turning
Judge Beverly Allen (as Joe Dowling)
 1919 Todd of the Times
Rodney Plummer (as Joe Dowling)
 1919 Adele
Dr. Bleneau
 1919 The Midnight Stage
'Twisted' Tuttle
 1919 All of a Sudden Norma
Hamilton Brisbane
 1918 And a Still Small Voice
Col. Robert Singleton
 1918 The Goddess of Lost Lake
Marshall Thorne
 1918 The Bells
 1918 A Law Unto Herself
LeSieur Juste DeLarme
 1918 Ghost of the Rancho
Jeffrey's Grandfather (as J.J. Dowling)
 1918 Maid o' the Storm
Andy MacTavish
 1918 Wedlock
Philip Merrill
 1918 A Little Sister of Everybody
Nicholas Marinoff
 1918 One Dollar Bid
Colonel Poindexter Dare
 1918 Patriotism
Sir Angus Cameron
 1918 Honor's Cross
David Stevens
 1918 Social Ambition
Old Joe
 1918 More Trouble
Cecil Morrowton
 1918 With Hoops of Steel
Col. Whittaker
 1918 An Alien Enemy
Baron von Mecklin
 1918 Blindfolded
Patrick 'The Ear' Muldoon
 1918 Free and Equal
The colonel
 1918 Humdrum Brown
John Fryeburg
 1918 Carmen of the Klondike
Saleratus Joe
 1918 His Robe of Honor
Bruce Nelson
 1918 Madam Who
'Parson' John Kennedy
 1917 Alimony
William Jackson
 1917 A Man's Man
President Sarros
 1917 The Yankee Way
Colonel Mason (as Joe Dowling)
 1917 Master of His Home
Bill Boggs
 1917 Wooden Shoes
Captain Hendrik von der Bloom
 1917 Sudden Jim
Judge Zanaan Frame (as Joseph Dowling)
 1917 The Square Deal Man
Two Spot Hargis - the sidekick (as J. J. Dowling)
 1917 The Pinch Hitter
Obediah Parker
 1917 Paddy O'Hara
Count Ivan of Darbaya (as J.J. Dowling)
 1917 The Gunfighter
'Ace High' Larkins (as J.J. Dowling)
 1917 The Iced Bullet
The Butler (as J.J. Dowling)
 1916 Bawbs O' Blue Ridge
Phineas Bradley (as Joe Dowling)
 1916 The Criminal
Carlos Lupoli
 1916 Somewhere in France
Gen. Andres
 1916/II The Thoroughbred
Doc Witherspoon (as J.J. Dowling)
 1916 Home
Count d'Orr (as Joseph Dowling)
 1916 The Deserter
Colonel Taylor
 1916 The Apostle of Vengeance
Tom McCoy
 1916 The Stepping Stone
W.B. Prescott (as Joseph Dowling)
 1916 Bullets and Brown Eyes
Count Ivan
 1915 The Beckoning Flame (Short)
Baron (as Joseph Dowling)
 1915 The Brink (as Joseph Dowling)
 1915 The Iron Strain
Justice of the Peace (as Joseph Dowling)
 1915 The Lighthouse Keeper's Son (Short)
Sands - Mary's Father
 1915 The Hammer (Short)
Gustave Schmitz (as J.J. Dowling)
 1915 The Sea Ghost (Short)
Frederick Keyes - Grace's Father
 1915/I The Reward (Short)
The Doctor
 1915 A Piece of Amber (Short)
 1915 The Shoal Light (Short)
Ezra Tucker
 1915 The Kite (Short)
Benjamin Wheeler
 1915/II His Brother's Keeper (Short)
Jeremiah Stokes
 1915 College Days (Short)
John Saunders (as Joseph Dowling)
 1915 The Scrub (Short)
Professor Burgess
 1915 The Scourge of the Desert (Short)
Pastor Holt
 1915 A Confidence Game (Short)
 1914 The Bargain
Rev. Joshua Wilkes (as James Dowling)
 1914 A Romance of Old Holland (Short)
Jan Van Spratt
 1914 Eric the Red's Wooing (Short)
King Raud
 1914 The Silver Bell (Short)
Padre Sebastian (as Mr. Dowling)
 1913 Sleuthing (Short) (as Mr. Dowling)

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