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George Lessey

Highest Rated: 89% Go West (1940)

Lowest Rated: 33% Blossoms in the Dust (1941)

Birthday: Jun 8, 1879

Birthplace: Amherst, Massachusetts, USA

George Lessey was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Lessey began his acting career appearing in various films, such as "A Divorce of Convenience" (1921), "The Silent Command" (1923) and "Durand of the Bad Lands" (1925) with Buck Jones. He also appeared in "The Fool" (1925), "White Thunder" (1925) and "Dr. Kildare's Strange Case" (1940). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the forties, appearing in the Spencer Tracy biopic drama "Edison, the Man" (1940), the drama "Sky Murder" (1940) with Walter Pidgeon and the comedy "Go West" (1940) with Groucho Marx. He also appeared in the Mickey Rooney musical comedy "Strike Up the Band" (1940). In the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in the Henry Fonda dramatic comedy "Rings on Her Fingers" (1942), "The Pride of the Yankees" (1942) and "Old Acquaintance" (1943). He also appeared in the Marsha Hunt drama "None Shall Escape" (1944) and the Sidney Toler mystery "Charlie Chan in the Secret Service" (1944). Lessey more recently acted in the musical "Sweet and Low Down" (1944) with Benny Goodman. Lessey passed away in June 1947 at the age of 68.

Highest rated movies

Go West
Men of Boys Town
Blossoms in the Dust




No Score Yet 50% Buffalo Bill Mr. Schyler Vandervere (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet 36% Charlie Chan in the Secret Service Slade (uncredited) (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet Laugh Your Blues Away Mr. Westerly (Character) - 1942
40% 65% Men of Boys Town Bradford Stone (Character) - 1941
33% 70% Blossoms in the Dust Mr. Keats (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Blonde Inspiration C. V. Hutchins (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gallant Sons Judge (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sporting Blood Banker Cobb (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hullabaloo Mr. Arthur Jay Norton (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Golden Fleecing Buckley Sloan (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet 90% Andy Hardy Meets Debutante Underwood (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet 22% Dr. Kildare's Strange Case Rufus Ingersoll (Character) - 1940
89% 59% Go West Railroad President (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet How to Eat Toastmaster at Dinner (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet Twilight Dr. Henry Charmant (Character) - 1919
No Score Yet No Score Yet At Bear Track Gulch Jack Turner (Character) - 1913
No Score Yet No Score Yet Romeo and Juliet Romeo (Character) - 1911