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John Merton

Highest Rated: 100% Sons of the Desert (1933)

Lowest Rated: 100% Sons of the Desert (1933)

Birthday: Feb 18, 1901

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., USA

John Merton was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Merton kickstarted his acting career in various films such as "Bar 20 Rides Again" (1935), the western "The Eagle's Brood" (1935) with James Ellison and "Wildcat Trooper" (1936) with Kermit Maynard. He also appeared in "Lightnin' Bill Carson" (1936) with Tim McCoy, "The Vigilantes Are Coming" (1936) and the McCoy Tim western "The Lion's Den" (1936). He kept working in film throughout the thirties, starring in the thriller "Fury Below" (1938) with Russell Gleason, "Gunsmoke Trail" (1938) with Jack Randall and "Land of Fighting Men" (1938). He also appeared in the Gene Austin western "Songs and Saddles" (1938). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Ray Corrigan western "Bullets and Saddles" (1943), "Land of Hunted Men" (1943) and "Brick Bradford" (1948). He also appeared in "Along the Sundown Trail" (2011). Merton was most recently credited in "Brenda Starr, Reporter" (2011). Merton passed away in September 1959 at the age of 58.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Man From Sonora Henchman Pete (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet 50% Gold Raiders Clete (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet Arizona Territory Otis Kilburn (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet No Score Yet I Shot Billy the Kid Deputy Bob Ollinger (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet No Score Yet Outlaw Country Marshal Clark (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cheyenne Takes Over Bart McCord (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet No Score Yet Shadows on the Range Paul Emery (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Haunted Mine Steve Twining (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet Flame of the West Carl Compton (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ghost Guns Matson (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet Girl Rush Scully (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fuzzy Settles Down Pete (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mystery Man Henchman Bill (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet 86% Zorro's Black Whip Henchman Ed Harris (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cowboy Commandos Henchman Larry Fraser (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sagebrush Law Burl Mason (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet No Score Yet Black Market Rustlers Henchman Parry (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet No Score Yet Prairie Pals Henchman Ed Blair (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Billy the Kid's Smoking Guns Morgan (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Mysterious Rider Dalton Sykes (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fighting Valley Dan Wakely (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gunman From Bodie Henchman Bill Cook (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Billy the Kid in Texas Flash (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Covered Wagon Days Henchman (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hi-Yo Silver Unknown (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Code of the Fearless Red Kane (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet Three Texas Steers Mike Abbott (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Great Commandment Under Officer (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet Two-Gun Troubadour Bill Barton (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet Renegade Trail Henchman Trex Traynor (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet Valley of Terror Mark Flemming (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wolves of the Sea Mitchell (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet Songs and Saddles Rocky Renaut (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet Knight of the Plains Carson (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet Galloping Dynamite Reed (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Three Mesquiteers Bull (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Gun Ranger Kemper Mills (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet Law of the Ranger Bill Nash (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Law Commands Clark (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet Arizona Gunfighter Farley (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rangers Step In Martin (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet 14% Slaves in Bondage Nick (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet Phantom Ranger Henchman Bud (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet Blazing Sixes Jim Hess (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet Headline Crasher Scarlotti (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lion's Den Single-Shot Smith (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lightnin' Bill Carson 'Breed' Hawkins (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Crooked Trail Harve Tarlton (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fury Below Emil (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wildcat Trooper McClain (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet Call of the Prairie Henchman Arizona (Character) - 1936
No Score Yet No Score Yet Aces and Eights Card Sharp (Character) - 1936
100% 86% Sons of the Desert A Son of the Desert (uncredited) (Character) - 1933

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Zorro's Fighting Legion Comandante Manuel (Character)
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp Mr. Reagan (Guest Star) 1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Roy Rogers Show Unknown (Guest Star) 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet Superman Unknown (Guest Star) 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok Unknown (Guest Star) 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lone Ranger Unknown (Guest Star) 1949-1950

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