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Bill Nestell (1893–1966)

Bill Nestell was born on March 3, 1893 in San Francisco, California, USA as William Eugene Nestell. He was an actor, known for Buckskin Frontier (1943), The Ghost Rider (1943) and The Fighting Legion (1930). He died on October 18, 1966 in Bishop, California. See full bio »

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 1950 Gunfire
Burly Barfly (uncredited)
 1949 The Dalton Gang
Townsman (uncredited)
 1947 Dangerous Venture
Pete the Cook
 1946 Frontier Gunlaw
Barfly (uncredited)
 1944 Belle of the Yukon
Miner (uncredited)
 1944 Sheriff of Sundown
Henchman (uncredited)
 1944 Marked Trails
Townsman (uncredited)
 1944 Silver City Kid
Bartender (uncredited)
 1944 Call of the Rockies
Poisoned Miner Jim (uncredited)
 1944 Man from Frisco
Key Man (uncredited)
 1944 Mystery Man
Bar 20 Cook Larry (uncredited)
 1944 Lumberjack
Tough Guy (uncredited)
 1944 Mojave Firebrand
Barfly (uncredited)
 1944 Beneath Western Skies
Townsman (uncredited)
 1944 The Falcon Out West
Bill, the Ranch Chef (uncredited)
 1944 Hands Across the Border
Thief Taking Danvers' Horse (uncredited)
 1943 The Woman of the Town
Townsman (uncredited)
 1943 The North Star
Farmer (uncredited)
 1943 Wagon Tracks West
Henchman (uncredited)
 1943 Frontier Badmen
Henchman (uncredited)
 1943 Leather Burners
Bartender (uncredited)
 1943 Buckskin Frontier
 1943 Calling Wild Bill Elliott
Bar Tough with Cigar (uncredited)
 1943 Border Patrol
Mine Guard (uncredited)
 1943 The Ghost Rider
Bill - Bartender
 1942 Lost Canyon
Burly Deputy (uncredited)
 1942 Silver Queen
Fight Spectator (uncredited)
 1942 Outlaws of Pine Ridge
Townsman at Water Trough (uncredited)
 1942 Sin Town
Lyncher (uncredited)
 1942 Overland Mail
Man in Cafe [Chs. 1, 8] (uncredited)
 1942 Bells of Capistrano
Barfly (uncredited)
 1942 Shadows on the Sage
Cherokee Bill (uncredited)
 1942 The Sombrero Kid
Poker Player (uncredited)
 1942 Joan of Ozark
Joe (uncredited)
 1942 Tombstone: The Town Too Tough to Die
Barfly (uncredited)
 1942 Come on Danger
Barfly (uncredited)
 1942 In Old California
Townsman (uncredited)
 1942 Stardust on the Sage
Jim (uncredited)
 1942 Down Texas Way
Smitty the Blacksmith (uncredited)
 1942 Sundown Jim
Barfly (uncredited)
 1942 Raiders of the Range
Well-Worker (uncredited)
 1942 Stagecoach Express
Bill - Miner (uncredited)
 1942 Stagecoach Buckaroo
Blacksmith (uncredited)
 1942 Below the Border
Blacksmith (uncredited)
 1942 Arizona Terrors
Rancher (uncredited)
 1941 Forbidden Trails
Henchman (uncredited)
 1941 Fighting Bill Fargo
Townsman (uncredited)
 1941 A Missouri Outlaw
Rancher (uncredited)
 1941 Secret of the Wastelands
Horse Seller (uncredited)
 1941 Riders of the Timberline
Bartender (uncredited)
 1941 The Apache Kid
Bill (uncredited)
 1941 The Lone Rider Ambushed
Henchman (uncredited)
 1941 Sunset in Wyoming
Logger (uncredited)
 1941 Saddlemates
Burly Barfly (uncredited)
 1941 Pals of the Pecos
Road Worker Davis (uncredited)
 1941 Back in the Saddle
Burly Brawler (uncredited)
 1941 In Old Colorado
Lafe - Wagon Repairman (uncredited)
 1941 Doomed Caravan
Travers Hand (uncredited)
 1940 Law and Order
Burly Vote Counter (uncredited)
 1940 Melody Ranch
Rifle Shooter (uncredited)
 1940 Three Men from Texas
Burly Henchman (uncredited)
 1940 The Trail Blazers
Telegraph Line Worker (uncredited)
 1940 Frontier Vengeance
Townsman (uncredited)
 1940 Ride, Tenderfoot, Ride
Cattleman (uncredited)
 1940 Oklahoma Renegades
Burly Townsman (uncredited)
 1940 The Ranger and the Lady
Freight Wagon Driver (uncredited)
 1940 Stagecoach War
Barfly (uncredited)
 1940 Three Faces West
Farmer (uncredited)
 1940 Adventures of Red Ryder
Burly Saloon Waiter [Chs. 2, 5, 7] (uncredited)
 1940 The Return of Wild Bill
Blacksmith (uncredited)
 1940 Wagons Westward
Card Player (uncredited)
 1940 Hidden Gold
Townsman (uncredited)
 1940 Riders of Pasco Basin
Big Brawler (uncredited)
 1940 Rancho Grande
Henchman (uncredited)
 1940 Boss of Bullion City
Egg Trick Victim (uncredited)
 1940 Knights of the Range
Murdered Rustler (uncredited)
 1940 My Little Chickadee
Lynch Mob Member (uncredited)
 1939 Cowboys from Texas
Bartender (uncredited)
 1939 Rovin' Tumbleweeds
Blacksmith (uncredited)
 1939 The Arizona Kid
McBride Raider (uncredited)
 1939 Dick Tracy's G-Men
Thug in Truck (uncredited)
 1939 New Frontier
Townsman at the Dance (uncredited)
 1939 In Old Caliente
Smelter Foreman (uncredited)
 1939 Daredevils of the Red Circle
Pipeline Thug (uncredited)
 1939 Man of Conquest
Texican (uncredited)
 1939 Frontier Pony Express
Burly Townsman Spooking Stagecoach Horses (uncredited)
 1939 The Night Riders
Allen - A Brawler (as William Nestell)
 1939 Silver on the Sage
Burly Cowhand (uncredited)
 1939 Rough Riders' Round-up
Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 The Phantom Stage
Henchman (uncredited)
 1938 Shine on Harvest Moon
Burly Rustler (uncredited)
 1938 Frontier Scout
Henchman (uncredited)
 1938 Gold Is Where You Find It
Miner (uncredited)
 1938 The Old Barn Dance
Tractor Owner (uncredited)
 1937 Springtime in the Rockies
Winch Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1937 Rustlers' Valley
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1937 North of the Rio Grande
Juror (uncredited)
 1937 Yodelin' Kid from Pine Ridge
Rustlers' Camp Cook (uncredited)
 1937 The Law Commands
Kirk (uncredited)
 1936 Hopalong Cassidy Returns
Blacksmith Pete (uncredited)
 1935 The Miracle Rider
Land Grabber [Ch. 1] (uncredited)
 1933 Deadwood Pass
Henchman Forty-Four
 1933 The Cheyenne Kid
Rodeo Hand (uncredited)
 1932 Robbers' Roost
Mac (uncredited)
 1932 The Fourth Horseman
Bill - Henchman (uncredited)
 1932 Come on Danger!
Texas Ranger / Stanton Rider (uncredited)
 1932 The Last Frontier
Scout Tex (Ch. 3) (uncredited)
 1932 Beyond the Rockies
Townsman (uncredited)
 1932 The Texas Bad Man
Tuck - Blacksmith (uncredited)
 1932 The Saddle Buster
Ranch Hand (uncredited)
 1932 Partners
Townsman (uncredited)
 1931 The Sea Ghost
Sailor (uncredited)
 1931 Freighters of Destiny
Windy - Henchman (uncredited)
 1931 Sundown Trail
Burly Henchman (uncredited)
 1931 The Texas Ranger
Man at Wanted Poster (uncredited)
 1931 The Mystery Trooper
Burly Henchman Al [Chs. 1-4] (uncredited)
 1931 Desert Vengeance
Cardew Rider (uncredited)
 1930 Fighting Thru; or, California in 1878
Burly Barfly (uncredited)
 1930 Men Without Law
Big Henchman (uncredited)
 1930 The Canyon of Missing Men
Blaney (uncredited)
 1930 Western Honor
 1930 The Fighting Legion
Ed Hook (as Bill Nestelle)
 1930 The Man from Nowhere
Dan McCloud (as Bill Nestel)
 1929 Hell's Heroes
Barfly (uncredited)
 1929 Trail of the Horse Thieves
Babcock (as Bill Nestel)
 1928 Cheyenne Trails (as Bill Nestel)
 1928 The Rustler's End (Short)
Wolf Malone
 1928 The Thrill Chaser (as Bill Nestel)
 1928 Guardians of the Wild
Henchman (uncredited)
 1928 When the Law Rides
Snake Arnold (as Bill Nestel)
 1926 Sir Lumberjack
Lars Hansoon (as Bill Nestel)
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Alternate Names:

Bill Nestel | William Nestell | Bill Nestelle

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Burly western character actor, in films from 1926. His name was originally spelled with one 'l'. He added the second at the beginning of the sound era.

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