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Sam Ash

Highest Rated: 100% The Big Sky (1952)

Lowest Rated: 80% State of the Union (1948)

Birthday: Not Available

Birthplace: Not Available

A veteran vaudeville performer from Kentucky, wavy-haired Sam Ash was fairly busy in Broadway musicals of the 1910s and 1920s, including the hugely successful Katrinka (1915), Some Party (1922; with Jed Prouty and De Wolf Hopper), and The Passing Show of 1922. Third-billed in his screen debut as one of the suspects in the Craig Kennedy mystery Unmasked (1929), Ash went on to play literally hundreds of bit parts as waiters, news vendors, ship stewards, reporters, and the like. He was popular with the Republic Pictures serial units in the 1940s, playing one of the reporters swooping down on poor Louise Currie in The Masked Marvel (1944) and a florist in Captain America (1944), to mention but two of many chapterplay roles. His final film, the Warner Bros. Western The Big Sky (1952), was released posthumously.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet The Face Behind the Mask Mike Cary 2003
100% The Big Sky Singer (uncredited) 1952
No Score Yet Along the Great Divide Defense Counsel 1951
No Score Yet The Mating Season Board of Director 1951
No Score Yet My Foolish Heart Spectator 1949
100% Force of Evil Man 1948
80% State of the Union Editor 1948
No Score Yet Desire Me Master of Ceremonies 1947
83% The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Art Editor 1947
No Score Yet Saddle Pals Board Member 1947
97% Gilda Gambler 1946
No Score Yet Stork Club Ringsider 1945
No Score Yet Dick Tracy, Detective Police Officer 1945
95% Cover Girl Assistant Cook 1944
No Score Yet The Dancing Masters Pianist 1943
No Score Yet The Heat's On Frank 1943
100% The Lady Eve Husband on Boat 1941
No Score Yet Island of Doomed Men Ames 1940
No Score Yet The House Across the Bay Broker 1940
95% Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Senator Lancaster 1939
No Score Yet Some Like It Hot (Rhythm Romance) Actor 1939
No Score Yet King of Chinatown Barber 1939
No Score Yet Stand Up and Fight Teamster 1939
80% Alexander's Ragtime Band Critic 1938
86% You and Me Floorwalker 1938
No Score Yet Charlie Chan on Broadway Waiter 1937
No Score Yet Confession Waiter 1937
No Score Yet Exclusive Elevator Starter 1937
No Score Yet The King and the Chorus Girl Violinist 1937
No Score Yet Love Is News Tailor 1937
No Score Yet A Man Betrayed Actor 1937
100% San Francisco Orchestra Leader 1936
No Score Yet Stars over Broadway Man 1935
No Score Yet Rendezvous Mexican 1935
No Score Yet Hands Across the Table Maitre d' 1935
100% Mad Love Detective Arresting Stephen 1935
No Score Yet She Married Her Boss Man 1935
No Score Yet Reckless Actor 1935
No Score Yet Millions in the Air Headwaiter 1935
No Score Yet One Hour Late Phil Romaine 1934
No Score Yet Kiss and Make-Up Plumber 1934
No Score Yet Operator 13 Lieutenant 1934
No Score Yet Lady Killer Hood 1933


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