No photo available. Represent Joe Downing? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Down 27,433 this week

Joe Downing (I) (1903–1975)

Joe Downing was born on June 26, 1903 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for A Slight Case of Murder (1938), Danger on the Air (1938) and Torchy Runs for Mayor (1939). He died on October 16, 1975 in Canoga Park, California, USA. See full bio »

Our Favorite Trailers of the Week

Check out some scary-funny trailers from the week including, Haunt, Extra Ordinary, Dolemite Is My Name, and more.

Watch now

Related News

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Another Thin Man
Wed, Aug 21 5:00 PM PDT on KCOPDT3 (189)
Alfred Hitchcock Presents
The Big Switch (S1, Ep15)
Tue, Aug 27 1:30 AM PDT on KAZA (023)

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 4431 people
created 02 Nov 2013
a list of 49 people
created 05 Jun 2014
a list of 519 people
created 11 months ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Joe Downing's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

Danger on the Air Joe Carney
Torchy Runs for Mayor Spuds O'Brien


Jump to: Actor | Archive footage
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (70 credits)
 1963 Glynis (TV Series)
- Crime After a Fashion (1963) ... Joe
 1963 Going My Way (TV Series)
- Custody of the Child (1963) ... Detective (as Joseph Downing)
 1963 Car 54, Where Are You? (TV Series)
Prisoner at Bar Mitzvah
- See You at the Bar Mitzvah (1963) ... Prisoner at Bar Mitzvah (uncredited)
 1963 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series)
Eric / Man
- The House on the Hill (1963) ... Eric (as Joseph Downing)
- The Chinese Horse (1963) ... Man (as Joseph Downing)
 1961-1962 87th Precinct (TV Series)
Dr. Stagler / Clem Peterson
- New Man in the Precinct (1962) ... Dr. Stagler (as Joseph Dowling)
- The Guilt (1961) ... Clem Peterson (as Joseph Downing)
 1955-1959 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Frankie / Pete Fullerton
- Millionaire Charlie Weber (1959) ... Frankie
- The Joe Seaton Story (1955) ... Pete Fullerton
 1956-1958 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Kramer--Detective / Floyd Unser / Lieutenant Al Hawkshaw
- Bull in a China Shop (1958) ... Kramer--Detective (as Joseph Downing)
- Place of Shadows (1956) ... Floyd Unser (as Joseph Downing)
- The Big Switch (1956) ... Lieutenant Al Hawkshaw (as Joseph Downing)
 1957 Slaughter on 10th Avenue
Eddie 'Cockeye' Cook
 1957 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
- Cab Driver (1957) ... Lieutenant (as Joseph Downing)
 1956 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- Two Sides to Everything (1956) ... Peters
 1956 Fighting Trouble
Handsome Hal Lomax (as Joseph Downing)
 1956 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Gus Anderson
- The Stacked Deck (1956) ... Gus Anderson
 1956 Front Row Center (TV Series)
Bob Oldfield
- The Human Touch (1956) ... Bob Oldfield (as Joseph Downing)
 1956 Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (TV Series)
Alec Dewar / Bert Trask
- The Fancy Dan (1956) ... Alec Dewar
- Cinderella of the Yukon (1956) ... Bert Trask (as Joseph Downing)
 1956 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
- Don Invites Gang to Dinner (1956) ... Mugger (as Joseph Downing)
 1955 Damon Runyon Theater (TV Series)
Creepy Dugan / Soapy Dixon
- There's No Forever (1955) ... Creepy Dugan (as Joseph Dowling)
- Teacher's Pet (1955) ... Soapy Dixon (as Joseph Dowling)
 1951-1955 Treasury Men in Action (TV Series)
Russ Bagley
- The Case of the Man Trap (1955) ... Russ Bagley (as Joseph Dowling)
- The Case of the Sawed-Off Shotgun (1953) ... (as Joseph Downing)
 1955 Las Vegas Shakedown
Henchman Matty (as Joseph Downing)
 1955 Dear Phoebe (TV Series)
Charlie Burns
- Mind Over Muscle (1955) ... Charlie Burns
 1954 The Man Behind the Badge (TV Series)
 1954 Love Story (TV Series)
- For All We Know (1954)
 1954 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Mr Allison
- The Use of Dignity (1954) ... Mr Allison
 1952-1953 Man Against Crime (TV Series)
Rex / Manny
- The Wire Tappers (1953) ... Rex (as Joseph Downing)
- Joy Ride (1952) ... Manny (as Joseph Downing)
 1950-1951 Hands of Mystery (TV Series)
- The Waterfront (1951)
- Brass Knuckles (1950)
 1951 The Billy Rose Show (TV Series)
- Yogi Your Way (1951)
 1949 Repertory Theatre (TV Series)
- Ramshackle Inn (1949) ... Patton
 1942 Lucky Jordan
Harrison (uncredited)
 1942 You Can't Escape Forever
Varney (uncredited)
 1942 The Big Shot
Frenchy (as Joseph Downing)
 1942 My Gal Sal
Slip (uncredited)
 1942 Larceny, Inc.
Smitty (as Joseph Downing)
 1942 Sealed Lips
Trigger Dolan (uncredited)
 1941 Johnny Eager
Ryan (as Joseph Downing)
 1941 Unholy Partners
Jerry - Henchman (as Joseph Downing)
 1941 Belle Starr
Jim Cole (as Joseph Downing)
 1941 Strange Alibi
Benny McKaye
 1941 Double Date
 1941 Tall, Dark and Handsome
Cigar Store Killer (uncredited)
 1940 San Francisco Docks
 1940 The Secret Seven
Lou Bodie (as Joe Downing)
 1940 Sandy Is a Lady
Nick Case
 1940 Jack Pot (Short)
Tony Lucca (uncredited)
 1940 Castle on the Hudson
Gangster in Car (uncredited)
 1940 Oh, Johnny, How You Can Love!
'Doc' Kendrick - Bank Robber (as Joseph Downing)
 1939 Invisible Stripes
Johnny (as Joseph Downing)
 1939 Another Thin Man
Hoodlum (uncredited)
 1939 Missing Evidence
Marty Peters (as Joseph Downing)
 1939 Beware Spooks! (uncredited)
 1939 Smashing the Money Ring
Dice Mathews
 1939 Each Dawn I Die
Limpy Julien
 1939 The Forgotten Woman
Johnny Bradshaw
 1939 Torchy Runs for Mayor
Spuds O'Brien
 1939 North of Shanghai
Chandler (as Joseph Downing)
 1938 The Night Hawk
 1938 I Am the Law
Tom Cronin (uncredited)
 1938 Racket Busters
 1938 Danger on the Air
Joe Carney (as Joseph Downing)
 1938 The Devil's Party
Frank Diamond (as Joseph Downing)
 1938 The Lady in the Morgue
Steve Collins (as Joseph Downing)
 1938 Wide Open Faces
 1938 A Slight Case of Murder
 1938 Alibi Time (Short) (as Jose Dawning)
 1938 What Price Safety! (Short)
Zuto's Henchman (uncredited)
 1937 Behind the Criminal (Short)
Marty (uncredited)
 1935 Dr. Socrates
Cinq Laval (as Joseph Downing)
 1935 The Case of the Lucky Legs
George Sanborne (as Joseph Downing)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Jose Dawning | Joseph Dowling | Joseph Downing

Did You Know?

Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

Free Movies and TV Shows to Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse all our free movies and TV series

Recently Viewed