Thurston Hall

Highest Rated: 100% The Band Wagon (1953)
Lowest Rated: 71% This Land Is Mine (1943)
Birthday: Invalid date
Birthplace: Not Available
The living image of the man on the Monopoly cards, Thurston Hall began his six-decade acting career on the New England stock-company circuit. Forming his own troupe, Hall toured America, Africa and New Zealand. On Broadway, he was starred in such venerable productions as Ben-Hur and Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch. In films from 1915, Hall appeared in dozens of silents, notably the 1917 Theda Bara version of Cleopatra, in which he played Mark Antony. After 15 years on Broadway, Hall returned to films in 1935, spending the next 20 years portraying many a fatuous businessman, pompous politician, dyspeptic judge or crooked "ward heeler." From 1953 through 1955, Hall was seen as the choleric bank president Mr. Schuyler on the TV sitcom Topper. Towards the end of his life, a thinner, goateed Thurston Hall appeared in several TV commercials as the Kentucky-colonel spokesman for a leading chicken pot pie manufacturer.

Highest Rated Movies



100% The Band Wagon Col. Tripp 1953
No Score Yet It Grows on Trees Sleamish 1952
No Score Yet Skirts Ahoy! Thatcher Kinston 1952
No Score Yet Carson City Charles Crocker 1952
No Score Yet Night Stage to Galveston Colonel Bellamy 1952
No Score Yet Texas Carnival Mr. Gaytes 1951
No Score Yet Chain Gang John McKelvey 1950
No Score Yet Bright Leaf Phillips 1950
No Score Yet One Too Many Kenneth Simes 1950
No Score Yet Tell It to the Judge Sen. Caswell 1949
83% The Fountainhead Businessman 1949
No Score Yet Stagecoach Kid Arnold 1949
No Score Yet Rim of the Canyon Big Tim 1949
No Score Yet The Unfinished Dance Mr. Ronsell 1948
No Score Yet Up in Central Park Gov. Motley 1948
No Score Yet Blondie's Secret George Whiteside 1948
No Score Yet Three Daring Daughters Mr. Howard 1948
No Score Yet It Had to Be You Mr. Harrington 1947
83% The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Bruce Pierce 1947
No Score Yet Welcome Stranger Congressman Beeker 1947
100% The Farmer's Daughter Wilbur Johnson 1947
No Score Yet The Son of Rusty Gibson 1947
No Score Yet Without Reservations Henry Baldwin 1946
No Score Yet Three Little Girls in Blue Colonel 1946
No Score Yet One More Tomorrow Rufus Collier 1946
No Score Yet Two Sisters From Boston Lawrence Patterson 1946
No Score Yet Colonel Effingham's Raid (Man of the Hour) Ed, the Mayor 1946
No Score Yet Saratoga Trunk Mr. Pound 1946
No Score Yet Lady on a Train Josiah Waring 1945
No Score Yet West of the Pecos Colonel Lambeth 1945
No Score Yet The Blonde from Brooklyn Actor 1945
No Score Yet Thrill of a Romance J.P. Bancroft 1945
No Score Yet Brewster's Millions Colonel Drew 1945
No Score Yet Something for the Boys Col. Jefferson L. Calhoun 1944
No Score Yet In Society Mr. Van Cleve 1944
No Score Yet Song of Nevada John Barrabee 1944
88% Wilson Sen. E.H. Jones 1944
No Score Yet The Adventures of Mark Twain Actor 1944
94% Cover Girl Tony Pastor 1944
No Score Yet Follow the Boys Man 1944
71% This Land Is Mine Mayor Henry Manville 1943
No Score Yet Sherlock Holmes in Washington Sen. Henry Babcock 1943
No Score Yet Crash Dive Senator from Texas 1943
No Score Yet The Hard Way Film Executive 1943
No Score Yet I Dood It Kenneth Lawlor 1943
No Score Yet Footlight Glamour Randolph Wheeler 1943
No Score Yet Counter-Espionage Insp. Crane 1942
No Score Yet Rings on Her Fingers Mr. Beasley 1942
No Score Yet Call of the Canyon Grantley B. Johnson 1942
No Score Yet The Great Man's Lady Mr. Sempler 1942
No Score Yet We Were Dancing Sen. Quimby 1942
No Score Yet Remember the Day Gov. Teller 1941
No Score Yet Nine Lives Are Not Enough J.B. Huntley 1941
No Score Yet Accent on Love Actor 1941
No Score Yet In the Navy Head of Committee 1941
No Score Yet The Great Lie Worthington James 1941
No Score Yet The Lone Wolf Takes a Chance Insp. Crane 1941
No Score Yet Flight from Destiny Dean Somers 1941
100% Hold That Ghost Alderman 1941
No Score Yet Design for Scandal Northcott 1941
No Score Yet The Invisible Woman John Hudson 1940
80% City for Conquest Max Leonard 1940
100% The Great McGinty Mr. Moxwell 1940
No Score Yet The Lone Wolf Meets a Lady Inspector Crane 1940
No Score Yet Blondie on a Budget Brice 1940
No Score Yet The Blue Bird Father Time 1940
No Score Yet Virginia City Gen. Meade 1940
No Score Yet First Love Mr. Drake 1939
No Score Yet Dancing Co-ed H.W. Workman 1939
No Score Yet The Star Maker Mr. Proctor 1939
No Score Yet Each Dawn I Die District Attorney Jesse Hanley 1939
100% Dodge City Twitchell 1939
No Score Yet You Can't Cheat an Honest Man Archibald Bel-Goodie 1939
No Score Yet The Day the Bookies Wept Col. March 1939
No Score Yet Our Neighbors - The Carters Mr. Guilfoyle 1939
No Score Yet Going Places Col. Withering 1939
No Score Yet Out West with the Hardys H.R. Bruxton 1938
No Score Yet The Affairs of Annabel Major 1938
No Score Yet Professor Beware J.J. Van Buren 1938
No Score Yet The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse Grant 1938
No Score Yet There's Always a Woman District Attorney 1938
No Score Yet Women Are Like That Claudius King 1938
No Score Yet Hard to Get John Atwater 1938
No Score Yet Oh, Doctor! `Doc' Erasmus Thurston 1937
No Score Yet Don't Tell the Wife Major Manning 1937
No Score Yet Theodora Goes Wild Arthur Stevenson 1936
No Score Yet Trapped by Television Curtis 1936
No Score Yet The King Steps Out Major 1936
No Score Yet Shakedown T. Gregory Stuart 1936
No Score Yet Crime and Punishment Editor 1935
No Score Yet Metropolitan T. Simon Hunter 1935
No Score Yet The Black Room Col. Hassel 1935
No Score Yet Love Me Forever Maurizzio 1935
No Score Yet Lady from Nowhere James Gordon Barnes 1933
83% The Great Moment Senator Borland 1921
No Score Yet Cleopatra Antony 1917


No Score Yet Maverick
  • 1958


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