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Harry Gribbon (1885–1961)

Harry Gribbon was born on June 9, 1885 in New York City, New York, USA as Harry Peter Gribbon. He was an actor and director, known for Art Trouble (1934), On with the Show! (1929) and Show People (1928). He was married to May Emory. He died on July 28, 1961 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Art Trouble Tall Painter
Show People Comedy Director


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 1938 Cactus Caballeros (Short)
 1938 Money on Your Life (Short)
The Window Cleaner
 1937 Who's Crazy? (Short)
 1937 Her Accidental Hero (Short)
 1937 Pixilated (Short)
 1936 The Blonde Bomber (Short)
Diner Manager
 1936 Sleepless Hollow (Short)
 1934 Rural Romeos (Short)
The Tramp
 1934 My Mummy's Arms (Short)
 1934 Art Trouble (Short)
Tall Painter
 1934 Corn on the Cop (Short)
 1934 Mushrooms (Short)
Prof. Horace Glutz
 1933 Snug in the Jug (Short)
Slug Mullins
 1933 Baby Face
Doorman (uncredited)
 1933 Ladies They Talk About
Bank Guard (uncredited)
 1932 You Said a Mouthful
Harry Daniels
 1932 The Kid from Spain
Traffic Cop (uncredited)
 1932 Ma's Pride and Joy (Short)
Richard Vance
 1932 Ride Him, Cowboy
Deputy Sheriff Clout
 1932 High Hats and Low Brows (Short)
Ham-Hand McShelly
 1932 Hatta Marri (Short)
Clarence Triplett
 1932 The Candid Camera (Short)
Actor in Movie (uncredited)
 1932 Dumb Dicks (Short)
Detective Harry Gribbon
 1932 Battle Royal (Short)
Ham-Hand McShelly
 1931 Estamos en París (Short)
 1931 How Comedies Are Born (Short)
 1931 The Pottsville Palooka (Short)
Home Bagwell
 1931 The All-American Kickback (Short)
Homer Bagwell
 1931 The Great Junction Hotel (Short)
 1931 The Great Pie Mystery (Short)
Homer Bagwell
 1931 Slow Poison (Short)
 1931 Where Canaries Sing Bass (Short)
 1931 Ghost Parade (Short)
The Constable
 1931 The Cowcatcher's Daughter (Short)
Jim Brady
 1931 In Conference (Short)
Romain Salisbury
 1931 Ex-Sweeties (Short)
Homer Tuttle
 1931 Just a Bear (Short)
 1931 Dance Hall Marge (Short)
James Parker
 1931 Hello Russia (Short)
 1930 A Hollywood Theme Song (Short)
Clarence Triplett
 1930 The Gorilla
 1930 The Lottery Bride
 1930 Midnight Daddies
Charlie Mason aka Charles De Maisone
 1930 Swell People (Short)
 1930 Big Hearted (Short)
Oscar Black
 1930 Sugar Plum Papa (Short)
 1929 Uppercut O'Brien (Short)
Uppercut O'Brien
 1929 The New Half Back (Short)
Elmer Buckley - The New Halfback
 1929 Clancy at the Bat (Short)
 1929 So Long Letty
Joe Casey
 1929 A Hollywood Star (Short)
Jack Marlowe
 1929 The Mysterious Island
 1929 The Golfers (Short)
George Palooka
 1929 The Lunkhead (Short)
Gilbert - the Lunkhead
 1929 The Constabule (Short)
Homer - the Constable
 1929 Girl Crazy (Short)
Undetermined Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1929 On with the Show!
 1929 The Big Palooka (Short)
Homer the Chauffeur
 1929 The Bees' Buzz (Short)
Homer Ashcraft
 1929 Tide of Empire
 1929 The Shakedown
 1929 Whirls and Girls (Short)
The Stranger
 1929 The Bride's Relations (Short)
Homer Bagley - Bride's Former Sweetheart
 1928 Honeymoon
 1928 Show People
Comedy Director
 1928 The Cameraman
 1928 Chinatown Charlie
Red Mike
 1928 The Smart Set
Tommy's Valet (uncredited)
 1928 Rose-Marie
Trooper Gray
 1927 Knockout Reilly
Pat Malone
 1924 The Tomboy
Rugby Blood
 1924 The Half-Back of Notre Dame (Short)
Phil McCavity
 1924 One Spooky Night (Short)
The City Slicker
 1924 Ten Dollars or Ten Days (Short)
The Ribbon Clerk
 1923 Inbad the Sailor (Short)
Jake's Pal
 1923 The Dare-Devil (Short)
The Movie Director
 1923 One Cylinder Love (Short)
The Bachelor
 1923 The Extra Girl
Comedy Director
 1923 Down to the Sea in Shoes (Short)
1st Suitor
 1923 Skylarking (Short)
Victor Edison
 1923 Nip and Tuck (Short)
 1923 Cold Chills (Short)
Diamond Dick
 1923 Pest of the Storm Country (Short)
The Fish Warden
 1921 Should Husbands Mind Babies? (Short)
Mr. Nuleewed
 1921 Should Husbands Do Housework? (Short)
Mr. P. Knockle
 1921 Twelve Hours to Live (Short)
 1921 On with the Show (Short)
 1921 Skirts
 1921 Her Circus Man (Short)
 1921 Scrappily Married (Short)
 1921 A Small Town Idol
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1920 Don't Blame the Stork (Short)
The Groom-to-be
 1920 Slippery Feet (Short)
 1920 Slipping Feet (Short)
 1920 Up in Mary's Attic
Jack Langdon
 1920/I Down on the Farm
The Rustic Sweetheart
 1919 Salome vs. Shenandoah (Short)
Audience Spectator (uncredited)
 1919 Up in Alf's Place (Short)
Minor Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1919 His Naughty Wife (Short)
 1919 Back to the Kitchen (Short)
The Burglar
 1919 The Dentist (Short)
Minor Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1919 Trying to Get Along (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1919 Hearts and Flowers (Short)
The Unwanted Visitor (uncredited)
 1919 Yankee Doodle in Berlin
German Guard (uncredited)
 1919 Rip & Stitch: Tailors (Short)
Rip - the Tailor
 1918/I Work or Fight (Short)
 1918 The King of the Kitchen (Short)
The Chef
 1918 A Pullman Blunder (Short)
 1918 Business Before Honesty (Short)
Willie Steal
 1918 Ladies First (Short)
Silk Hat Harry
 1918 His Smothered Love (Short)
Ralph - Nick's Rival
 1918 Saucy Madeline (Short)
A First Nighter
 1918/II Friend Husband (Short)
The Visitor (unconfirmed)
 1918 Did She Do Wrong? (Short)
 1918 Wronged by Mistake (Short)
 1918 Dimples and Dangers (Short)
 1917 Are Waitresses Safe? (Short)
Kidnapper - in Flashback (uncredited)
 1917 Two Crooks (Short)
1st Crook
 1917 A Finished Product (Short)
 1917 Pinched in the Finish (Short)
 1917 Her Fame and Shame (Short)
Audience Spectator (uncredited)
 1917 Caught with the Goods (Short)
 1917 Stars and Bars (Short)
The Crook
 1917 His Deadly Undertaking (Short)
 1916 A Lover's Might (Short)
The Police Chief
 1916 A Social Cub (Short)
The Man of the Hour
 1916 His Wild Oats (Short)
Interloper in Film
 1916 A Dash of Courage (Short)
Silk Hat Charley - Gentleman Crook
 1916 Caught on a Skyscraper (Short)
Mr. Rawsberry - the Flirt
 1916 His Auto Ruination (Short)
George Steele - Attorney
 1916 Love Will Conquer (Short)
The Entertainer
 1916 Perils of the Park (Short)
The Husband
 1916 Because He Loved Her (Short)
First Hospital Official (uncredited)
 1916 The Great Pearl Tangle (Short)
Proprietor of Modiste Shop
 1916 The Worst of Friends (Short)
 1915 Fatty and the Broadway Stars (Short)
Keystone Director
 1915 A Janitor's Wife's Temptation (Short)
The Artist
 1915/I The Idle Rich (Short)
Mr. Rawsberry
 1915 Does Flirting Pay? (Short)
Mr. Rawsberry
 1915 Avenged by a Fish (Short)
The Life Saver
 1915 Mister Flirt in Wrong (Short)
The Flirty Floorwalker
 1915 In the Claw of the Law (Short)
Mr. Rawsberry
 1915 Life and Moving Pictures (Short)
Mr. Peastring - the Cousin (as Harry Gribbons)
 1915 The Curse of a Name (Short)
Mr. Rawsberry
 1915 A Dismantled Beauty (Short)
 1915 Blue Blood and Yellow Backs (Short)
The Bogus Baron
 1915 Park Johnnies (Short)
Mr. Rawsberry
 1915 Ambrose's Sour Grapes (Short)
Ambrose's Rival
 1915 Ye Olden Grafter (Short)
The Gentleman Flirt
 1915 Mabel, Fatty and the Law (Short)
Flirty Husband
 1915 Fatty and Mabel at the San Diego Exposition (Short)
Hula Show Audience Member (uncredited)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (1 credit)
Show Show Archive footage (6 credits)

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