Minor Watson

Minor Watson

Highest Rated: 100% Kings Row (1942)

Lowest Rated: 17% Untamed Frontier (1952)

Birthday: Dec 22, 1889

Birthplace: Marianna, Arkansas, USA

A stage veteran since the 1910s, Watson entered films in the early 30s and over the next 25 years racked up 100 credits, most typically cast in character roles as lawyers, judges and military men, or kindly fathers and small-town locals.

Highest rated movies

Gentleman Jim
Kings Row
Dead End
Yankee Doodle Dandy
Boys Town
Woman of the Year
Abe Lincoln in Illinois
Trapeze

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 50% The Ambassador's Daughter General Andrew Harvey (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rawhide Years Matt Comfort (Character) - 1956
71% 64% Trapeze John Ringling North (Character) - 1956
17% No Score Yet Untamed Frontier Matt Denbow (Character) - 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky Scratchy Wilson (Character) - 1952
50% 25% My Son John Dr. Carver (Character) - 1952
29% 60% The Star Joe Morrison (Character) - 1952
No Score Yet 82% Bright Victory Mr. Edward Paterson (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet 57% Mister 880 Judge O'Neil (Character) - 1950
63% 52% The Jackie Robinson Story Branch Rickey (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet 73% The File on Thelma Jordon Honorable Calvin H. Blackwell (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet 48% The Virginian Judge Henry (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet Boys' Ranch Mr. Harper (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet 50% Bewitched Governor (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet 50% God Is My Co-Pilot Col. Caleb V. Haynes (Character) - 1945
60% 78% The Thin Man Goes Home Sam Ronson (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet 20% The Falcon Out West Dave Colby (Character) - 1944
No Score Yet No Score Yet Power of the Press John Cleveland Carter (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet 21% Mission to Moscow Loy Henderson (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet 49% Princess O'Rourke Mr. Washburn (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet 59% Guadalcanal Diary Col. Wallace E. Grayson (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet No Score Yet Yanks Ahoy Capt. Scott (Character) - 1943
100% 85% Gentleman Jim Buck Ware (Character) - 1942
90% 83% Yankee Doodle Dandy Albee (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet 56% To the Shores of Tripoli Capt. Winters (Character) - 1942
89% 80% Woman of the Year William J. Harding (Character) - 1942
100% 77% Kings Row Sam Winters (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Big Shot Warden George Booth (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Flight Lieutenant Major Thompson (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet 27% The Monster and the Girl Judge Pulver (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mr. District Attorney Arthur Barret (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet 20 Mule Team Marshal (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gallant Sons Editor Barton Newbold (Character) - 1940
83% 71% Abe Lincoln in Illinois Joshua Speed (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet 67% Young People Dakin (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hidden Gold Ed Colby (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Stand Up and Fight U.S. Marshal Cole (uncredited) (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet Maisie Prosecuting Attorney (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Angels Wash Their Faces Maloney (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet 58% The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Capt. Brandy (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet Boy Friend Capt. Duffy (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Flying Irishman Airline Personnel Manager (uncredited) (Character) - 1939
90% 81% Boys Town The Bishop (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet Touchdown, Army Col. Denby (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet Love, Honor and Behave Dr. `'Mac'` MacConaghey (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fast Company Steve Langner (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet Stablemates Barney Donovan (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet No Score Yet Checkers Dr. Smith (Character) - 1938
No Score Yet 64% Navy Blue and Gold Lt. Milburn (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet 44% That Certain Woman Clark Tilden (Character) - 1937
91% 77% Dead End Mr. Griswald (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet Saturday's Heroes Doc Thomas (Character) - 1937
No Score Yet No Score Yet Annapolis Farewell Cmmdre. Briggs (Character) - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mary Jane's Pa Kenneth Marvin (Character) - 1935
No Score Yet 50% Charlie Chan in Paris Renard (Character) - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet Age of Indiscretion Mr. Adams (Character) - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet Pursuit Hale (Character) - 1935
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Pursuit of Happiness Colonel Sherwood (Character) - 1934
No Score Yet No Score Yet Another Language Paul Hallam (Character) - 1933
No Score Yet 11% Our Betters Arthur Fenwick (Character) - 1933

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Climax! Unknown (Character) 1955