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James Kirkwood

Highest Rated: 93% Intruder in the Dust (1949)

Lowest Rated: 71% Human Wreckage (1923)

Birthday: Feb 22, 1875

Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

James Kirkwood Sr. was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Kirkwood's career began with his directing of various independent films, including "Dulcie's Adventure" (1916), "Melissa of the Hills" (1917) and "Environment" (1917). He also appeared in "Over There" (1917) and "Eve's Daughter" (1918). In addition to directing, Kirkwood acted in "Behind the Scenes" (1914). His film career continued throughout the twenties and the thirties in productions like "Circe the Enchantress" (1924), "Million Dollar Mystery" (1927) and "Someone to Love" (1928). He also appeared in "The Spoilers" (1930) with Gary Cooper. In the latter part of his career, he tackled roles in the Joan Bennett drama "She Wanted a Millionaire" (1932), "My Pal, the King" (1932) and the romance "The Lady From Cheyenne" (1941) with Loretta Young. He also appeared in "No Hands on the Clock" (1941) with Chester Morris and "The Nevadan" (1950). Kirkwood last acted in the drama "The Search For Bridey Murphy" (1956) with Teresa Wright. Kirkwood was married to Gertrude Robinson and had two children. Kirkwood passed away in August 1963 at the age of 80.

Highest rated movies

Intruder in the Dust
Human Wreckage

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 50% Passion Don Rosendo (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet 55% Man in the Saddle Sheriff Medary (uncredited) (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet 54% The Nevadan Tex (Character) - 1950
93% 82% Intruder in the Dust Convict (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hired Wife Philip Marlowe (Character) - 1934
No Score Yet No Score Yet Playthings of Desire Unknown (Character) - 1933
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lena Rivers Henry R. Graham (Character) - 1932
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cheaters at Play Detective Crane (Character) - 1932
No Score Yet 60% She Wanted a Millionaire Roger Norton (Character) - 1932
No Score Yet No Score Yet Young Sinners John Gibson (Character) - 1931
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Holy Terror William Drew (Character) - 1931
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Devil's Holiday Mark Stone (Character) - 1930
No Score Yet No Score Yet Worldly Goods Unknown (Character) - 1930
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Reckless Lady Colonel Fleming (Character) - 1926
71% No Score Yet Human Wreckage Alan MacFarland (Character) - 1923
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rags Director - 1915
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fanchon the Cricket Director,
Screenwriter
- 1915
No Score Yet No Score Yet Behind the Scenes Steve Hunter (Character),
Director
- 1914
No Score Yet 40% Cinderella Director - 1914
No Score Yet No Score Yet Strongheart Director - 1914
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Last Deal The Westerner (Character) - 1910
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Necklace Unknown (Character) - 1909
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lonely Villa Unknown (Character) - 1909
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Renunciation Unknown (Character) - 1909
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Red Man's View Silver Eagle's Father/The Tribal Spokesman (Character) - 1909
No Score Yet 68% A Corner in Wheat Farmer (Character) - 1909

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 90% Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown (Character) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Roy Rogers Show Unknown (Guest Star) 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lone Ranger Unknown (Guest Star) 1950