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Delos Jewkes

Actor
Died July 17, 1984 (88 years)
From New York Times Obituary, July 19, 1984: J. Delos Jewkes, a singer and actor who supplied the voice of God for Cecil B. De Mille's "Ten Commandments," died of a heart attack here Tuesday. He was 89 years old. Mr. Jewkes appeared in about 300 films, with Shirley Temple, John Wayne and others. He was featured in all of Jeanette MacDonald's and Nelson Eddy's films. He also appeared with Hoot Gibson and on the Orpheum-Keith Vaudeville Circuit. Mr. Jewkes started his singing career in 1925 with traveling opera and light opera companies. He sang in the bass section of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and with the Salt Lake Philharmonic Orchestra.
Movies & Shows on Plex
  • Dressed to Kill
  • Royal Wedding
Known For
  • Santa's Workshop
  • Have You Got Any Castles?
  • To Spring
  • The Booze Hangs High
  • Bottles
  • Bosko's Knight-Mare

Filmography

1971
Bedknobs and Broomsticks · as Old Home Guardsman (uncredited)
1969
The Love God? · as Oldest Choir Member
1969
Angel in My Pocket · as Choir Bass Singer
1968
Mayberry R.F.D. (TV Series) · as Congregation Member
1962
The Music Man · as Harley Maccauley
1960
The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series) · as Glen Cripe
1959
On the Beach · as Solo For Waltzing Matilda
1956
1955
A Man Called Peter · as Member Of Choir
1953
Calamity Jane · as Singing Townsman
1952
Stars and Stripes Forever · as Prof. Bianchi
1951
Royal Wedding · as Specialty In 'what A Lovely Day For A Wedding' Number
1946
Dressed to Kill · as Pub Singer
1945
Radio Stars on Parade · as Bass Radio Commercial Singer
1944
Lost in a Harem · as Singer - 'sons Of The Desert' Number (uncredited)
1944
1943
Du Barry Was a Lady · as Singer
1943
Coney Island · as Member Of Quartettes, 'irish' Number And Singing Waiters
1942
White Cargo · as Native Singer (uncredited)
1942
My Gal Sal · as Quartette Member
1942
I Married an Angel · as Singer
1942
Rio Rita · as Soloist In "the Ranger's Song" (uncredited)
1942
Born to Sing · as Specialty - 'ballad For Americans'
1941
One Foot in Heaven · as Choir Member (uncredited)
1940
Bitter Sweet · as Singer (uncredited)
1939
Broadway Serenade · as Musician (uncredited)
1939
Let Freedom Ring · as Townsman
1938
Have You Got Any Castles? · as Old King Cole
1938
Termites of 1938 · as Guest
1937
The Girl Said No · as Penzance Policeman #78
1937
Broadway Melody of 1938 · as Bass In 'everybody Sing' Number
1937
The Hit Parade · as Amateur Boy Singer
1937
Nobody's Baby · as Fat Man In Elevator
1936
Cain and Mabel · as Smith Brother
1936
San Francisco · as Founders' Club Member
1936
To Spring · as Wind (voice) (uncredited)
1936
Rose-Marie · as Butcher At Hotel
1936
Bottles · as Asorbine Bottle / Hot Water Bottle (voice)
1935
Pardon My Scotch · as Party Guest
1935
Naughty Marietta · as Barber (uncredited)
1935
Pop Goes the Easel · as Art Student (uncredited)
1933
Bosko's Knight-Mare · as Bass Singer
1933
Father Noah's Ark · as Various (uncredited)
1932
Santa's Workshop · as Deep-Voiced Gnome (voice)
1930

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