Phil Tead - Rotten Tomatoes

Phil Tead

Highest Rated:   100% The Westerner (1940)
Lowest Rated:   65% The Great Ziegfeld (1936)
Birthday:   Not Available
Birthplace:   Not Available
Alternately billed as Phil Tead and Philips Tead, this slight, jug-eared character actor could easily have been taken for a young Walter Brennan (indeed, he has been in some film histories). After playing newspaperman Wilson in the 1931 version of The Front Page, he was thereafter typecast as a nosy reporter. He also portrayed several fast-talking radio commentators, most memorably in the Marx Brothers' Horse Feathers (1932) and Harold Lloyd's The Milky Way (1936). Adopting a doddering comic quaintness in the 1950s, Phil Tead was occasionally seen as the absent-minded Professor Pepperwinkle on TV's Superman series.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet Fangs of the Wild
  • Mac
1954
82% Kansas City Confidential (The Secret Four)
  • Collins
1952
No Score Yet The Unknown Man
  • Attendant
1951
No Score Yet Goodbye, My Fancy
  • Reporter
1951
90% Act of Violence
  • Clerk
1948
No Score Yet California
  • Eddie, the Cashier
1946
No Score Yet Colonel Effingham's Raid (Man of the Hour)
  • Advertising Manager
1946
No Score Yet Casanova Brown
  • License Clerk
1944
93% This Gun for Hire
  • Machinist
1942
No Score Yet Rings on Her Fingers
  • Ticket Agent
1942
No Score Yet Susan and God
  • Customer
1940
No Score Yet Johnny Apollo
  • Reporter
1940
No Score Yet Music in My Heart
  • Marshall
1940
100% The Westerner
  • Prisoner
1940
No Score Yet Murder with Pictures
  • Reporter
1936
No Score Yet The Milky Way
  • Radio announcer, Todd fight
1936
65% The Great Ziegfeld
  • Press Agent
1936
No Score Yet The Princess Comes Across
  • Jones, the American Newsreel Man
1936
No Score Yet Page Miss Glory
  • Announcer
1935
No Score Yet The Daring Young Man
  • Star Reporter
1935
No Score Yet Wings in the Dark
  • Actor
1935
No Score Yet One Hour Late
  • Wally
1934
No Score Yet Evelyn Prentice
  • Reporter
1934
No Score Yet The Cat's Paw
  • Reporter
1934
97% The Thin Man
  • Reporter
1934
No Score Yet Stand Up and Cheer
  • Vaudevillian
1934
No Score Yet Six of a Kind
  • Newspaper Accountant
1934
No Score Yet Dames
  • Reporter
1934
No Score Yet Picture Snatcher
  • Reporter Strange
1933
No Score Yet The Bowery
  • Tout
1933
No Score Yet Lady Killer
  • Usher Sargeant Seymour
1933
No Score Yet Me and My Gal
  • Radio Salesman
1932
No Score Yet Final Edition
  • Dan Cameron
1932
No Score Yet What Price Hollywood?
  • Jimmy
1932
No Score Yet Faithless
  • Reporter
1932
No Score Yet The Guilty Generation
  • Skid
1931
92% The Front Page
  • Wilson
1931

Quotes from Phil Tead's Characters

No quotes approved yet.