George Raft

George Raft

  • Born on
    • September 26th, 1895
  • Died on
    • November 25th, 1980
George Raft (born George Ranft; September 26, 1901 – November 24, 1980) was an American film actor and dancer identified with portrayals of gangsters in crime melodramas of the 1930s and 1940s. A stylish leading man in dozens of movies, today Raft is mostly known for his gangster roles in the original Scarface (1932), Each Dawn I Die (1939), and Billy Wilder's 1959 comedy Some Like It Hot, as a dancer in Bolero (1934), and a truck driver in They Drive by Night (1940). Description above from the Wikipedia article George Raft, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


Acting (28 Credits)

1980The Man with Bogart's Face as Petey Cane
1968Skidoo as Captain Garbaldo
1960Ocean's 11 as Jack Strager
1959Some Like It Hot as Spats Colombo
1956Around the World in 80 Days as Saloon Bouncer
1955A Bullet for Joey as Joe Victor
1954Rogue Cop as Dan Beaumonte
1954Black Widow as C.A. Bruce
1949Red Light as Johnny Torno
1949Johnny Allegro as Johnny Allegro
1949A Dangerous Profession as Vince Kane
1948Race Street as Dan Gannin
1947Christmas Eve as Mario Torio
1946Nocturne as Joe Warne
1946Whistle Stop as Kenny Veech
1945Johnny Angel as Johnny Angel
1943Background to Danger as Joe Barton
1941Manpower as Johnny Marshall
1940The House Across the Bay as Steve Larwitt
1940They Drive by Night as Joe Fabrini
1939Each Dawn I Die as 'Hood' Stacey
1939Invisible Stripes as Cliff Taylor
1938You and Me as Joe Dennis
1937Souls at Sea as Powdah
1932Night After Night as Joe Anton
1932If I Had a Million as Eddie Jackson
1932Scarface as Guino Rinaldo
1931Taxi as William Kenny (uncredited)

Himself (3 Credits)

1967Casino Royale as Himself
1961The Ladies Man as Himself
1943Stage Door Canteen as Himself


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