Earl Askam

Highest Rated: 89% Dead End (1937)
Lowest Rated: 89% Dead End (1937)
Birthday: Not Available
Birthplace: Not Available
Best known today for playing Officer Torch in Universal's Flash Gordon serials, American character actor Earl Leslie Askam had studied voice in Italy and appeared in numerous stage operettas prior to making his screen debut in 1930. Despite his education and stage work, however, Askam's screen career was spent mainly in action fare and Westerns. He reportedly died of a heart attack while playing golf. A brother, Perry Askam, appeared in a few films from 1930-1935.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Light of Western Stars Sneed 1940
No Score Yet Rulers of the Sea Chief Engineer 1939
No Score Yet Golden Boy Cop 1939
No Score Yet Union Pacific Bluett 1939
No Score Yet Red River Range Morton 1938
No Score Yet Pride of the West Henchman Dutch (uncredited) 1938
89% Dead End Griswold chauffeur 1937
No Score Yet Thunder Trail Flinty 1937
No Score Yet Rocket Ship Officer Torch 1936
No Score Yet Spaceship to the Unknown Officer Torch 1936
No Score Yet Trail Dust Red 1936
No Score Yet Madam Satan Pirate 1930


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