George Carleton

Highest Rated: 100% A Foreign Affair (1948)
Lowest Rated: 71% This Land Is Mine (1943)
Birthday: Not Available
Birthplace: Not Available
Scratch a banker, businessman, or state senator, and in 1940s Hollywood you would more than likely find George Carleton. Bespectacled, balding, and self-important despite his small stature, Carleton was all over the place during World War II and beyond, from portraying Dr. Paul Meredith, the inventor of a new oxygen respirator, in the Republic serial The Purple Monster Strikes (1945) to playing General Finney in Billy Wilder's witty A Foreign Affair (1948). Coming to films rather late in life, Carleton was a well-known Broadway and stock company actor who had originated the role of the Coroner in George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess (1934). He had come to Hollywood in the early '30s as a dialogue director and coach. The veteran actor died in from a heart attack in 1950.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet Malaya Small Man 1949
No Score Yet The Lady Gambles Macilwaine 1949
No Score Yet Once More, My Darling Mr. Grant 1949
No Score Yet You Gotta Stay Happy Portly Man 1948
No Score Yet Night Time in Nevada Jason Howley 1948
100% A Foreign Affair Gen. Finney 1948
No Score Yet Smart Woman Elderly Judge 1948
100% T-Men Morgue Attendant 1947
No Score Yet Out of the Blue Veterinarian 1947
No Score Yet Last Round-Up Doctor 1947
No Score Yet Magnificent Doll Howard 1946
No Score Yet Sioux City Sue Sheriff 1946
No Score Yet Wife Wanted (Shadow of Blackmail) Arthur Mayfield (uncredited) 1946
No Score Yet Home in Oklahoma Kennedy 1946
100% The Blue Dahlia Clerk at DeAnza Hotel 1946
No Score Yet The Hoodlum Saint Apartment Manager 1946
No Score Yet Two Years Before the Mast Hallet 1946
No Score Yet Over 21 Hinkle 1945
No Score Yet Conflict Harris 1945
No Score Yet Boston Blackie Booked on Suspicion Wilfred Kittredge 1945
100% A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Actor 1945
No Score Yet Roughly Speaking The Judge 1945
No Score Yet The Vampire's Ghost Sailor 1945
No Score Yet The Purple Monster Strikes Meredith 1945
No Score Yet And Now Tomorrow Meeker 1944
No Score Yet Mission to Moscow Congressman 1943
71% This Land Is Mine Jury Foreman 1943
No Score Yet Just Off Broadway Judge 1942
No Score Yet Whistling in the Dark Deputy Commissioner O'Neill 1941
No Score Yet Federal Fugitives Henry Gregory 1941
No Score Yet Life Begins for Andy Hardy Florist 1941

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