John Hamilton

John Hamilton

  • Born on
    • January 16th, 1887
  • Died on
    • October 15th, 1958
John Rummel Hamilton was an American actor, who played in many movies and television programs. He is probably best remembered for his role as the blustery newspaper editor Perry White for the 1950s television program “Adventures of Superman.”

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Acting (45 Credits)

1954Sitting Bull as Ulysses S. Grant
1953Donovan's Brain as Mr. McNish
1952Adventures of Superman as Perry White
1950Annie Get Your Gun as Ship Captain (uncredited)
1950The Men as Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
1949Canadian Pacific as Pere Lacomb
1948Walk a Crooked Mile as G.W. Hunter
1947It Happened on Fifth Avenue as Harper (uncredited)
1946The Brute Man as Professor Cushman (uncredited)
1946Badman's Territory as Commissioner Taylor (uncredited)
1945The Great Flamarion as Coroner
1945Sensation Hunters as Night Court Judge
1945The Naughty Nineties as Sheriff of Ironville (uncredited)
1944Up in Arms as Man In Theatre Lobby
1943Government Girl as Irate Man (uncredited)
1943Mission to Moscow as Charlie - American Newsman (uncredited)
1942Across the Pacific as Court-Martial President
1942The Big Shot as Judge
1942In This Our Life as Police Inspector Millett
1941The Maltese Falcon as District Attorney Bryan
1941The Great Man's Lady as Sen. Grant
1941It Started with Eve as Thomas - Headwaiter (uncredited)
1941Hold Back the Dawn as Mac - Studio Receptionist (uncredited)
1941They Died with Their Boots on as Colonel (uncredited)
1940Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe as Professor Gordon
1940Johnny Apollo as Night Court Judge
1940Boom Town as Defense Attorney
1940Flight Command as Pensacola Commander
1940Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet as Hirsch
1940They Drive by Night as Defense Attorney (uncredited)
1939The Roaring Twenties as Judge
1939Blind Alley as Warden
1939Rose of Washington Square as Judge
1939Dust Be My Destiny as First Warden (uncredited)
1939Devil's Island as Captain of Second Convict Ship
1939Invisible Stripes as Captain Johnson (uncredited)
1939Confessions of a Nazi Spy as FBI Chief (uncredited)
1938Mr. Moto's Gamble as Philip Benton
1938Mr. Wong, Detective as Dayton
1938Boys Town as Prison Warden (uncredited)
1938You Can't Take It with You as Kirby's Dining Guest (uncredited)
1937Seventh Heaven as Gendarme
1937This Is My Affair as Warden
1936Three Smart Girls as Desk Lieutenant at Police Station
1936Craig's Wife as Detective (Uncredited)


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