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Guy Kibbee

Highest Rated:   100% Fort Apache (1948)
Lowest Rated:   80% City Streets (1931)
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It is possible that when actor Guy Kibbee portrayed newspaper editor Webb in the 1940 film version of Our Town, he harked back to his own father's experiences as a news journalist. The cherubic, pop-eyed Kibbee first performed on Mississippi riverboats as a teenager, then matriculated to the legitimate stage. The 1930 Broadway play Torch Song was the production that brought Kibbee the Hollywood offers. From 1931 onward, Kibbee was one of the mainstays of the Warner Bros. stock companies, specializing in dumb politicos (The Dark Horse [1932]), sugar daddies (42nd Street [1933]) and the occasional straight, near-heroic role (Captain Blood [1935]). In 1934, Kibbee enjoyed one of his rare leading roles, essaying the title character in Babbitt (1934), a role he seemed born to play. During the 1940s, Kibbee headlined the Scattergood Baines B-picture series at RKO. He retired in 1949, after completing his scenes in John Ford's Three Godfathers. Kibbee was the brother of small-part play Milton Kibbee, and the father of Charles Kibbee, City University of New York chancellor.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet Union Depot
  • Actor
2011
No Score Yet Mickey Rooney on Acting
  • Actor
1991
82% Three Godfathers
  • Judge
1948
100% Fort Apache
  • Dr. Wilkens
1948
No Score Yet The Red Stallion
  • Dr. Thompson
1947
No Score Yet Romance of Rosy Ridge
  • Cal Baggett
1947
89% The Horn Blows at Midnight
  • Chief
1945
No Score Yet Dixie Jamboree
  • Capt. Jackson
1944
No Score Yet Girl Crazy
  • Dean Phineas Armour
1943
No Score Yet Power of the Press
  • Ulysses Bradford
1943
No Score Yet Whistling in Dixie
  • Judge George Lee
1942
No Score Yet Tish
  • Actor
1942
No Score Yet Miss Annie Rooney
  • Grandpop Rooney
1942
No Score Yet It Started with Eve
  • Bishop
1941
No Score Yet Chad Hanna
  • A.D. Huguenine
1940
83% Our Town
  • Mr. Webb
1940
100% Babes in Arms
  • Judge Black
1939
94% Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
  • Gov. Hopper
1939
No Score Yet It's a Wonderful World
  • Capt. Streeter
1939
No Score Yet Let Freedom Ring
  • Judge David Bronson
1939
No Score Yet Three Loves Has Nancy
  • Pa Briggs
1938
100% Three Comrades
  • Alfons
1938
No Score Yet Joy of Living
  • Dennis Garret
1938
No Score Yet Of Human Hearts
  • Mr. George Ames
1938
No Score Yet Riding on Air
  • J. Rutherford 'Doc' Waddington
1937
No Score Yet Jim Hanvey, Detective
  • James Woolford 'Jim' Hanvey
1937
No Score Yet Don't Tell the Wife
  • Malcom J. 'Dinky' Winthrop
1937
No Score Yet Earthworm Tractors
  • Sam Johnson
1936
No Score Yet Three Men on a Horse
  • Mr. J. G. Carver
1936
86% Captain January
  • Captain January
1936
83% Little Lord Fauntleroy
  • Hobbs
1936
No Score Yet Cain and Mabel
  • Actor
1936
100% Captain Blood
  • Hagthorpe
1935
No Score Yet While The Patient Slept
  • Lance O'Leary
1935
No Score Yet Babbitt
  • George F. Babbitt
1934
No Score Yet Dames
  • Horace
1934
No Score Yet Wonder Bar
  • Henry Simpson
1934
No Score Yet The World Changes
  • Claflin
1933
No Score Yet Havana Widows
  • Deacon Jones
1933
100% Footlight Parade
  • Silas Gould
1933
100% Lady for a Day
  • Judge Blake
1933
No Score Yet The Silk Express
  • Railway Detective McDuff
1933
No Score Yet Life of Jimmy Dolan
  • Phlaxer
1933
100% Gold Diggers of 1933
  • Peabody
1933
95% 42nd Street
  • Abner Dillon
1933
No Score Yet Hold Your Man
  • Actor
1933
No Score Yet The Conquerors
  • Dr. Daniel Blake
1932
100% Rain
  • Joe Horn
1932
No Score Yet Crooner
  • The Drunk
1932
No Score Yet The Dark Horse
  • Zachary Hicks
1932
No Score Yet Two Seconds
  • Bookie
1932
No Score Yet The Mouthpiece
  • Bartender
1932
No Score Yet So Big
  • August Hemple
1932
No Score Yet Fireman, Save My Child
  • Pop
1932
No Score Yet Taxi!
  • Pop Riley
1932
No Score Yet High Pressure
  • Clifford Gray
1932
No Score Yet The Crowd Roars
  • Dad Greer
1932
No Score Yet The Strange Love of Molly Louvain
  • Pop, a Policeman
1932
No Score Yet Scarlet Dawn
  • Marjorie's Father
1932
No Score Yet The Crowd Roars
  • Actor
1932
No Score Yet New Adventures of Get Rich Quick Wallingford
  • McGonigal
1931
No Score Yet Side Show
  • Actor
1931
80% City Streets
  • Pop Cooley
1931
No Score Yet Man of the World
  • Harold Taylor
1931
No Score Yet Blonde Crazy
  • A. Rupert Johnson Jr.
1931
No Score Yet Laughing Sinners
  • Cass Wheeler
1931
No Score Yet Flying High
  • Mr. Smith
1931

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