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Claude Payton

Highest Rated: 97% A Night at the Opera (1935)

Lowest Rated: 92% Barbary Coast (1935)

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Birthplace: Not Available

A tall, often bearded supporting actor, Claude Payton had toured extensively with a stock company headed by his brother, Corse. By 1914, he was with the Thanhouser company of New Rochelle, NY, the beginning of a long screen career spent mainly playing Boss villains or lawmen in low-budget Westerns. Payton survived the transition to sound but from 1935 on was mainly seen in unbilled bit parts. He seems to have retired in the mid-'40s.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Eternally Yours Scotland Yard Man on Plane 1939
97% A Night at the Opera Police Captain 1935
92% Barbary Coast Passenger 1935
No Score Yet Thunder over Texas Bruce Laird 1934
No Score Yet Fargo Express Lem - Goss partner #1 1933
No Score Yet If I Were King Montigney 1920


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