Phil Tead

Highest Rated:
100% The Westerner (1940)
Lowest Rated:
63% The Great Ziegfeld (1936)
Birthday:
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Birthplace:
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Bio:
Alternately billed as Phil Tead and Philips Tead, this slight, jug-eared character actor could easily have been taken for a young Walter Brennan (indeed, he has been in some film histories). After playing newspaperman Wilson in the 1931 version of The Front Page, he was thereafter typecast as a nosy…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Fangs of the Wild
  • Mac
-- 1954
80% Kansas City Confidential (The Secret Four)
  • Collins
-- 1952
Goodbye, My Fancy
  • Reporter
-- 1951
The Unknown Man
  • Attendant
-- 1951
90% Act of Violence
  • Clerk
-- 1948
Colonel Effingham's Raid (Man of the Hour)
  • Advertising Manager
-- 1946
California
  • Eddie the Cashier
-- 1946
Casanova Brown
  • License Clerk
-- 1944
93% This Gun for Hire
  • Machinist
-- 1942
Rings on Her Fingers
  • Ticket Agent
-- 1942
Susan and God
  • Customer
-- 1940
Johnny Apollo
  • Reporter
-- 1940
100% The Westerner
  • Prisoner
-- 1940
Music in My Heart
  • Marshall
-- 1940
The Princess Comes Across
  • Jones the American Newsreel Man
-- 1936
63% The Great Ziegfeld
  • Press Agent
-- 1936
The Milky Way (1936)
  • Radio announcer Todd fight
-- 1936
Murder with Pictures
  • Actor
-- 1936
Wings in the Dark
  • Actor
-- 1935
Page Miss Glory
  • Announcer
-- 1935
The Daring Young Man
  • Star Reporter
-- 1935
Six of a Kind
  • Newspaper Accountant
-- 1934
Stand Up and Cheer!
  • Vaudevillian
-- 1934
Evelyn Prentice
  • Reporter
-- 1934
97% The Thin Man
  • Actor
-- 1934
The Cat's-Paw
  • Reporter
-- 1934
One Hour Late
  • Wally
-- 1934
Dames
  • Reporter
-- 1934
The Bowery
  • Tout
-- 1933
Lady Killer
  • Usher Sargeant Seymour
-- 1933
Picture Snatcher
  • Reporter Strange
-- 1933
Faithless
  • Reporter
-- 1932
Final Edition (Determination)
  • Dan Cameron
-- 1932
Me and My Gal
  • Radio Salesman
-- 1932
What Price Hollywood?
  • Jimmy
-- 1932
91% The Front Page
  • Wilson
-- 1931
The Guilty Generation
  • Skid
-- 1931

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