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Elisha Cook Jr.

Elisha Cook Jr.

  • Born on
    • December 26th, 1903
  • Died on
    • May 18th, 1995
​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Elisha Vanslyck Cook, Jr.  (December 26, 1903 – May 18, 1995) was an American character actor who made a career out of playing cowardly villains and weedy neurotics in dozens of films. He was perhaps most noted for his portrayal of the "gunsel" Wilmer, who tries to intimidate Humphrey Bogart's Sam Spade in The Maltese Falcon. Description above from the Wikipedia article Elisha Cook, Jr., licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Starring Elisha Cook Jr. on Plex

Filmography

Acting (60 Credits)

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1987The Man Who Broke 1, 000 Chains as Pappy Glue
1982Hammett as Eli the Taxi Driver
1982Movie Madness as Mousy ("Municipalians")
1980Carny as On-Your-Mark
1980Tom Horn as Stable Hand
1979The Champ as Georgie
19791941 as The Patron (Dexter)
1979Salem's Lot as Gordon 'Weasel' Phillips
1977Dead of Night as Karel
1976St. Ives as Eddie
1973Electra Glide in Blue as Willie
1973Messiah of Evil as CharlieWatch Free
1973Emperor of the North as Gray Cat (as Elisha Cook)
1973The Outfit as Carl (as Elisha Cook)
1973Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid as Cody
1972The Night Stalker as Mickey Crawford
1972Blacula as Sam
1972The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid as Bunker
1970El Condor as Old Convict
1968Rosemary's Baby as Mr. Nicklas
1967Welcome to Hard Times as Hanson
1963The Haunted Palace as Gideon Smith / Micah Smith
1963Papa's Delicate Condition as Mr. Keith
1963Johnny Cool as Underworld Leader
1961One-Eyed Jacks as CarveyWatch Free
1959House on Haunted Hill as Watson PritchardWatch Free
1959Day of the Outlaw as Larry Teter (town barber)
1957Plunder Road as Skeets Jonas
1957Voodoo Island as Martin Schuyler
1957The Lonely Man as Willie
1957Baby Face Nelson as Homer van Meter
1956The Killing as George Peatty
1955The Indian Fighter as Briggs (as Elisha Cook)
1955Trial as Finn (as Elisha Cook)
1954Drum Beat as Blaine Crackel
1953Thunder Over the Plains as Joseph Standish
1953Shane as Frank 'Stonewall' Torrey
1952Don't Bother to Knock as Eddie Forbes
1951Behave Yourself! as Albert Jonas
1949The Great Gatsby as Klipspringer
1947Born to Kill as Marty
1947The Long Night as Frank Dunlap
1947The Gangster as Oval
1946The Big Sleep as Harry Jones
1945Dillinger as Kirk Otto
1944Dark Waters as Cleeve
1944Dark Mountain as WhiteyWatch Free
1944Phantom Lady as Cliff Milburn
1944Up in Arms as Info Jones
1942A-Haunting We Will Go as Frank Lucas
1941The Maltese Falcon as Wilmer Cook
1941I Wake Up Screaming as Harry Williams
1941Hellzapoppin' as Harry Selby
1941Love Crazy as Joe (elevator operator)
1941Ball of Fire as Waiter
1941Sergeant York as Piano Player (uncredited)
1940Stranger on the Third Floor as Joe Briggs
1937Love Is News as Egbert Eggleston
1937They Won't Forget as Joe Turner
1936Pigskin Parade as Herbert Van Dyke

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