Joe Devlin - Rotten Tomatoes

Joe Devlin

Highest Rated:   100% On Dangerous Ground (1952)
Lowest Rated:   0% Good Times (1967)
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Bald-domed, prominently chinned American character actor Joe Devlin was seen in bits in major films, and as a less-costly Jack Oakie type in minor pictures. Devlin usually played two-bit crooks and sarcastic tradesmen in his 1940s appearances. The actor's uncanny resemblance to Benito Mussolini resulted in numerous "shock of recognition" cameos during the war years, as well as full-fledged Mussolini imitations in two Hal Roach "streamliners," The Devil With Hitler (1942) and That Nazty Nuisance (1943). In 1950, Joe Devlin was cast as Sam Catchem in a TV series based on Chester Gould's comic-strip cop Dick Tracy.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet New England Hockey: Life At The Rink
  • Actor
2006
No Score Yet The Phantom
  • Singapore Smith
2001
0% Good Times
  • Bartender
1967
No Score Yet The Last Of The Secret Agents?
  • Waiter
1966
No Score Yet The Decks Ran Red
  • Seaman
1958
No Score Yet Shake, Rattle and Rock!
  • Police Captain
1957
No Score Yet Tennessee's Partner
  • Prendergast
1955
No Score Yet Abbott and Costello Meet the Keystone Kops
  • Policeman
1955
No Score Yet Silver Lode
  • Walt Little
1954
100% On Dangerous Ground
  • Bartender
1952
No Score Yet Double Dynamite (It's Only Money)
  • Frankie-Boy
1951
No Score Yet Night Unto Night
  • Truckman
1949
50% A Song Is Born
  • Gangster
1948
No Score Yet On Our Merry Way
  • Parent
1948
100% Body and Soul
  • Prince
1947
No Score Yet That Way with Women
  • Desk Sergeant
1947
No Score Yet Shoot to Kill
  • Smokey
1947
No Score Yet San Quentin
  • Broadway
1946
No Score Yet The Hoodlum Saint
  • Bartender
1946
No Score Yet Criminal Court
  • Clark J. 'Brownie' Brown
1946
100% Scarlet Street
  • Williams
1945
No Score Yet Charlie Chan in The Shanghai Cobra
  • Taylor
1945
No Score Yet Boston Blackie's Rendezvous
  • Steve Caveroni
1945
No Score Yet Her Favorite Patient
  • Head Waiter
1945
No Score Yet Without Love
  • Soldier
1945
No Score Yet Brenda Starr, Reporter
  • Tim
1945
95% The Woman in the Window
  • Toll Collector Sergeant
1944
No Score Yet Dixie Jamboree
  • Sergeant
1944
No Score Yet Delinquent Daughters
  • Detective Hanahan
1944
50% Mr. Skeffington
  • Boat Employee
1944
88% The Miracle of Morgan's Creek
  • Mussolini
1944
No Score Yet Sensations of 1945
  • Silas Hawkins
1944
No Score Yet The Phantom
  • Actor
1943
No Score Yet Hi Diddle Diddle
  • Bartender
1943
60% Lady of Burlesque
  • Detective
1943
No Score Yet Slightly Dangerous
  • Painter
1943
20% They Got Me Covered
  • Mussolini
1943
No Score Yet Larceny, Inc.
  • Umpire
1942
83% Shadow of the Thin Man
  • Mugg
1941
No Score Yet Whistling in the Dark
  • Taxi Driver
1941
No Score Yet The Flame of New Orleans
  • Fourth Sailor
1941
No Score Yet Sis Hopkins
  • Bit Part (uncredited)
1941
No Score Yet A Man Betrayed (Citadel of Crime) (Wheel of Fortune)
  • Tramp
1941
No Score Yet Manpower
  • Bartender
1941
No Score Yet Honky Tonk
  • Miner
1941
82% They Died With Their Boots On
  • Bartender
1941
96% They Drive by Night
  • Fatso
1940
No Score Yet Half a Sinner
  • Steve
1940
No Score Yet Strike Up the Band
  • Attendant
1940
No Score Yet Invisible Stripes
  • Actor
1939
81% Another Thin Man
  • Bodyguard
1939
No Score Yet Hell's Kitchen
  • Nails
1939
100% The Roaring Twenties
  • Order Taker
1939
No Score Yet The Oklahoma Kid
  • Keely
1939
No Score Yet King of the Underworld
  • Porky
1939
No Score Yet Panama Lady
  • 2nd Bartender
1939
No Score Yet Gangster's Boy
  • Cop
1938
No Score Yet Sweethearts
  • New York Taxi Driver
1938
100% Angels with Dirty Faces
  • Gangster
1938
No Score Yet Paroled from the Big House
  • Jed Cross
1938
No Score Yet A Man Betrayed
  • Tramp
1937

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