Jack Gardner

Highest Rated: 95% I Married a Witch (1942)
Birthday: Dec 13, 1902
Birthplace: Not Available
One of the busiest supporting players in the 1930s and early '40s, wiry general purpose actor Jack Gardner popped up in such disparate films as The Devil's Squadron (1936), Sinners in Paradise (1938), and Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939). He played a reporter in all three and that profession would become his on-screen stock-in-trade. Whenever a gaggle of inquisitive newspapermen gathered in a film to attack someone with a barrage of questions, chances were good that Jack Gardner and Lynton Brent were among them. Gardner also played his fair share of messenger boys, receptionists, mechanics, and henchmen. He was a wily Japanese spy in the 1943 Universal serial Adventures of Smilin' Jack (1943). Not to be confused with a silent screen actor (1873-1950) and a vaudevillian (1876-1929) of the same name, this Jack Gardner seems to have left films in the mid-'40s.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet The Face Behind the Mask Man at Fire 2003
No Score Yet Mark of the Witch Harry 1970
No Score Yet A Medal for Benny Cameraman/Red 1945
91% The Woman in the Window Fred 1944
80% Since You Went Away Patient in Wheelchair 1944
60% It Happened Tomorrow Reporter 1944
No Score Yet Flesh And Fantasy Gunman 1943
No Score Yet Pilot No. 5 Mechanic 1943
No Score Yet Mission to Moscow Newsreel Photographer 1943
No Score Yet No Time for Love Photographer 1943
No Score Yet Redhead from Manhattan Booker 1943
No Score Yet Air Raid Wardens Johnson 1943
No Score Yet Strictly in the Groove Desk Clerk 1942
No Score Yet Seven Days' Leave Announcer 1942
No Score Yet Hitler---Dead or Alive Lou 1942
95% I Married a Witch Radio Voice 1942
No Score Yet The Mayor of 44th Street Photographer 1942
86% The Glass Key Reporter 1942
No Score Yet Juke Girl Man 1942
83% Saboteur Pat's Taxi Driver 1942
93% The Talk of the Town Cameraman 1942
No Score Yet Mexican Spitfire's Baby Reporter 1941
67% Mr. & Mrs. Smith Elevator boy 1941
89% Meet John Doe Photographer 1941
No Score Yet Four Jacks and a Jill Usher 1941
No Score Yet Primrose Path Jake's Friend in Diner (uncredited) 1940
No Score Yet My Son Is Guilty Man 1940
No Score Yet Two Girls on Broadway Messenger Boy 1940
No Score Yet Danger on Wheels Joe 1940
95% Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Reporter 1939
No Score Yet Hell's Kitchen Henchman 1939
No Score Yet You Can't Cheat an Honest Man Ticket Seller 1939
No Score Yet Wings of the Navy Mechanic 1939
No Score Yet Gangster's Boy Photographer 1938
91% You Can't Take It With You Reporter 1938
No Score Yet Sweethearts Reporter 1938
95% Stage Door Script Clerk 1937
No Score Yet Bullets or Ballots Man 1936
No Score Yet Dr. Socrates Photographer 1935
No Score Yet She Couldn't Take It (Woman Tamer) Reporter 1935
No Score Yet She Married Her Boss Assistant Window Dresser 1935

TV

CREDIT
No Score Yet The Three Stooges
1934-1959
  • 1942

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