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Erville Alderson

Highest Rated: 100% Desperate (1947)

Lowest Rated: 63% America (1924)

Birthday: Sep 11, 1882

Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, USA

Erville Alderson was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Alderson's career in acting began with his roles in various films like the historical feature "America" (1924) with Neil Hamilton, "Sally of the Sawdust" (1925) with Carol Dempster and "The Girl From Chicago" (1927). He also appeared in "A Thief in the Dark" (1928), the John Gilbert dramatic adaptation "Redemption" (1930) and "The Bad Man" (1930). He continued to act in productions like the historical film "The Scarlet Empress" (1934) with Marlene Dietrich, "Square Shooter" (1935) and "Woman Wanted" (1935). He also appeared in "The County Chairman" (1935). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "Bad Men of Missouri" (1941), the biopic drama "Sergeant York" (1941) with Gary Cooper and the Bob Hope comedy "My Favorite Blonde" (1942). He also appeared in the drama "Commandos Strike at Dawn" (1942) with Paul Muni and the Linda Darnell biographical drama "The Loves of Edgar Allan Poe" (1942). Alderson last acted in the biopic "The Spirit of St. Louis" (1957) with James Stewart. Alderson passed away in August 1957 at the age of 75.

Highest rated movies

Summer Stock
Desperate
My Favorite Blonde
Sergeant York
The Spiral Staircase
Sally of the Sawdust
America

Filmography

Movies

Credit
100% 83% Summer Stock Zeb (uncredited) (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Shanghai Chest Walter Somervale (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet No Score Yet Kidnapped Mungo (Character) - 1948
100% 64% Desperate Simon Pringle (uncredited) (Character) - 1947
87% 79% The Spiral Staircase Dr. Harvey (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet Arizona Trail Dan Trent (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet No Score Yet Oklahoma Outlaws John Kincaid (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet No Score Yet You Can't Escape Forever Mr. Crowder (Character) - 1942
100% 74% My Favorite Blonde Sheriff (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Postman Didn't Ring Robert Harwood Sr. (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Parachute Battalion Pa Hollis (Character) - 1941
88% 87% Sergeant York Nate Tomkins (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lady From Cheyenne Ike Fairchild (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet 55% When the Daltons Rode Dist. Atty. Wade (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Henry Goes Arizona Dr. John Clemens (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Man in the Barn Farmer (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet Romance of Louisiana Radio Broadcaster / Thomas Jefferson (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet Square Shooter Dr. Wayne (Character) - 1935
No Score Yet 60% Woman Wanted Constable (Character) - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet Pursuit Cop (Character) - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet Public Opinion Unknown (Character) - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lazy River Sheriff (Character) - 1934
No Score Yet 33% Haunted Gold Benedict (Character) - 1932
No Score Yet 25% The Thirteenth Guest Uncle John Adams (Character) - 1932
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Dawn Trail Jeff Denton (Character) - 1930
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lash Judge Travers (Character) - 1930
75% 56% Sally of the Sawdust Judge Henry L. Foster (Character) - 1925
63% 62% America Justice Montague (Character) - 1924
No Score Yet No Score Yet Isn't Life Wonderful The Professor (Character) - 1924

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Telephone Time Host 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lone Ranger Unknown (Guest Star) 1950