Noel Madison (1897–1975)

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American actor of stage and screen. His father was a famous character actor, Maurice Moscovitch who sent his son abroad to study in Paris, Lausanne, and London. Upon returning to the U.S. following his stage debut in Great Britain, he began an active career on the American stage, specializing in highly sophisticated characters. In 1930, he began ... See full bio »

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Miss V from Moscow Police Chief Fritz Kleiss
Manhattan Melodrama Manny Arnold
Nation Aflame Frank Sandino
I Like It That Way Jimmy Stuart


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 1948 The Gentleman from Nowhere
Vincent Sawyer
 1943 Jitterbugs
Tony Queen
 1943 The Black Raven
Mike Bardoni
 1943 Shantytown
'Ace' Lambert
 1943 Forever and a Day
Mr. Dunkinfield (uncredited)
 1942 Miss V from Moscow
Police Chief Fritz Kleiss
 1942 Bombs Over Burma
 1942 Secret Agent of Japan
 1942 Joe Smith, American
 1942 A Tragedy at Midnight
Ricci (uncredited)
 1941 Highway West
Salvo - Henchman
 1941 Sucker List (Short)
Mr. Brown
 1941 A Shot in the Dark
Al Martin
 1941 Footsteps in the Dark
 1940 The Great Plane Robbery
Joe Colson
 1940 Know Your Money (Short)
 1939 City in Darkness
 1939 Missing Evidence
Paul Duncan
 1938 Anything to Declare?
Dr. Klee
 1938 Climbing High
 1938 The Man with 100 Faces
 1938 Queen of Crime
 1938 Sailing Along
 1937 Nation Aflame
Frank Sandino
 1937 Gangway
Mike Otterman
 1937 Her Husband Lies
Jackie Taylor (uncredited)
 1937 Man of the People
'Dopey' Benny
 1936 The House of Secrets
Dan Wharton
 1936 Our Relations
Second Gangster at Pirate's Club
 1936 Missing Girls
Ben Davis
 1936 Easy Money
'Duke' Trotti
 1936 Champagne Charlie
Pedro Gorini
 1936 The Criminal Within
Gus Colleti
 1936 Muss 'em Up
Tony Spivali - Gambler
 1936 My Marriage
Marty Harris
 1935 The Morals of Marcus
Tony Pasquale
 1935 The Pace That Kills
Nick - The Pusher
 1935 3 Kids and a Queen
 1935 Woman Wanted
Joe Metz
 1935 The Girl Who Came Back
 1935 What Price Crime
Douglas Worthington
 1935 'G' Men
 1935 Four Hours to Kill!
 1935 Times Square Lady (scenes deleted)
 1934 The Girl from Missouri
Mr. Miller (uncredited)
 1934 The Cat's-Paw
Gangster (uncredited)
 1934 Manhattan Melodrama
Manny Arnold
 1934 I Like It That Way
Jimmy Stuart
 1934 The House of Rothschild
Carl Rothschild
 1934 Journal of a Crime
 1933 The Important Witness
Gus Miranda
 1933 Destination Unknown
 1933 Humanity
Sam Bernstein (as Noel M. Madison)
 1933 West of Singapore
 1933 Laughter in Hell
 1932 Me and My Gal
Baby Face Castenega
 1932 Hat Check Girl
Dan McCoy (uncredited)
 1932 The Last Mile
D'Amoro - Cell 6
 1932 Radio Patrol
 1932 Man About Town
Tony (uncredited)
 1932 The Trial of Vivienne Ware
Angelo Paroni
 1932 Symphony of Six Million
Magnus Klauber
 1932 The Heart of New York
Mr. Farola - an Architect (uncredited)
 1932 Play Girl
Martie Happ
 1932 The Hatchet Man
Charley Kee (uncredited)
 1931 The Star Witness
Horan - Henchman (uncredited)
 1931 The Finger Points
Larry Hayes (scenes deleted)
 1931 Little Caesar
Killer Peppi (uncredited)
 1930 The Doorway to Hell
 1930 Sinners' Holiday
Buck Rogers
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Noel M. Madison


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He was a founding member of the Screen Actors Guild. His membership number is 5. A solid gold card was presented to him and is in the possession of his son, Toby R. Madison. It is inscribed as follows: "In affectionate appreciation of the part he played in the founding of the Screen Actors Guild in 1933, this Honorary Life Membership is presented November 25, 1958 to Noel Madison by the Board of ... See more »



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