John Litel

John Litel

  • Born on
    • December 30th, 1892
  • Died on
    • February 3rd, 1972
John Litel was an American stage, screen, and television actor. From 1919 to 1936 he performed in several plays on Broadway. In 1929 he began appearing in films and was in over 200 movies throughout his career. Litel often played supporting roles such as hard-nosed cops and district attorneys. He appeared in many television series. John Litel's acting career concluded in 1967.

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Acting (50 Credits)

1966Nevada Smith as Doctor
1965The Sons of Katie Elder as Minister
1961Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea as Vice Admiral B.J. Crawford
1961Pocketful of Miracles as Police Inspector McCrary
1958Houseboat as Mr. William Farnsworth
1957Decision at Sundown as Charles Summerton
1956Comanche as Gen. Nelson A. Miles
1955The Kentuckian as Pleasant Tuesday Babson
1954Sitting Bull as Wilford Howell
1952Scaramouche as Dr. Dubuque
1951Flight to Mars as Dr. Lane
1950The Sundowners as John Gall
1950Woman in Hiding as John Chandler
1950The Fuller Brush Girl as Mr. Watkins
1950Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye as Police Chief Sam Tolgate
1948Pitfall as District Attorney
1948Key Largo as Dispatcher (uncredited)
1947The Beginning or the End as K.T. Keller
1947Christmas Eve as Joe Bland, FBI Agent
1947Cass Timberlane as Webb Wargate
1946Sister Kenny as Medical Director
1945San Antonio as Charlie Bell
1945Brewster's Millions as Swearengen Jones
1943So Proudly We Hail! as Dr. Harrison
1942Invisible Agent as John Gardiner
1942Kid Glove Killer as Matty
1941They Died with Their Boots on as Gen. Phil Sheridan
1940Knute Rockne All American as Committee Chairman
1940It All Came True as Mr. 'Doc' Roberts
1940Virginia City as Marshall
1940Castle on the Hudson as Prison Chaplain
1940They Drive by Night as Harry McNamara
1940Santa Fe Trail as Martin
1940The Fighting 69th as Captain Mangan
1939Nancy Drew... Reporter as Carson Drew
1939Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase as Carson Drew
1939Nancy Drew... Trouble Shooter as Carson Drew
1939Old Glory as Patrick Henry (voice)
1939You Can't Get Away with Murder as Attorney Carey
1939The Return of Doctor X as Dr. Flegg
1939Dodge City as Matt Cole
1939Dust Be My Destiny as Prosecutor
1938Nancy Drew: Detective as Carson Drew
1938Gold Is Where You Find It as Ralph Ferris
1938A Slight Case of Murder as Mr. Post, banker
1938The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse as Mr. Monroe, Prosecuting Attorney
1938Jezebel as Jean La Cour
1937The Life of Emile Zola as Charpentier
1937Marked Woman as Gordon
1937Black Legion as Tommy Smith

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