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Anthony Warde

Anthony Warde

  • Born on
    • November 4th, 1908
  • Died on
    • January 8th, 1975
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Anthony Warde (November 4, 1908 – January 8, 1975) was a noted American actor who appeared in over 150 films between 1937 and 1964. A native of Pennsylvania, Warde started his Hollywood career in Escape by Night, appearing in a handful of undistinguished feature films before gaining popularity as one of the hardest working henchmen in the 1930s and 1940s serials. Warde first appeared in his first film bow in 1936, but he spent most of his time bothering serials heroes as a vicious bodyguard, underground leader or infamous rustler, but also was satisfactory in character roles and the occasional sympathetic part. Usually, he played in many unsavory characterizations, including low-budget crime and Western styles throughout his career. He also appeared in popular serials such as Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars (1938), for Universal; The Spider Returns (1941) and Batman (1943) for Columbia, as well as in The Masked Marvel (1943), The Purple Monster Strikes (1945) and The Black Widow (1947) for Republic. But Warde is probably best remembered for playing Killer Kane, gangster ruler of the Earth in Universal's adaptation of Buck Rogers (1939). In the 1950s, he made a multiple number of TV appearances including a brief turn as a counterfeiter in two episodes of Amos 'N' Andy. Warde made his last screen appearance in The Carpetbaggers, a 1964 film adaptation of Harold Robbins' best-seller novel. Following his acting career, he owned a men's clothing store. Anthony Warde died in Hollywood, California at the age of 66.

Filmography

Acting (19 Credits)

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1964The Carpetbaggers as Moroni
1956The Man Who Knew Too Much as French Policeman (uncredited)
1954Casanova's Big Night as (uncredited)
1954Rear Window as Detective (uncredited)
1953The War of the Worlds as Military Police Driver (uncredited)
1951The Lemon Drop Kid as Thoughtful Man (uncredited)
1947That Hagen Girl as Eddie (uncredited)
1945Here Come the Co-eds as Carlton Basketball Coach (uncredited)
1944Charlie Chan in the Chinese Cat as Catlen
1944The Mummy's Ghost as Detective at Museum
1943Captive Wild Woman as Tony - Handler
1943Batman as Stone
1940The Sea Hawk as Whipper
1939Buck Rogers as Killer Kane
1939Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation as Joe Rubla
1939Dust Be My Destiny as Second Thug (uncredited)
1938Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars as King Turan of the Forest People
1938The Saint in New York as Maury Yule (Uncredited)
1938Marie Antoinette as Marat (uncredited)

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