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Tristram Coffin

Highest Rated: 98% A Star Is Born (1954)

Lowest Rated: 77% The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit (1956)

Birthday: Aug 13, 1909

Birthplace: Mammoth, Utah, USA

Tristram Coffin was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Coffin started his acting career landing roles in such films as "Oklahoma Terror" (1939), "Overland Mail" (1939) and "West of Pinto Basin" (1940). He also appeared in "Queen of the Yukon" (1940), "Chasing Trouble" (1940) and the Buck Jones western "Arizona Bound" (1941). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the forties, appearing in the horror flick "The Corpse Vanishes" (1942) with Bela Lugosi, "Holt of the Secret Service" (1942) and "Perils of Nyoka" (1942) with Kay Aldridge. He also appeared in "Cosmo Jones in Crime Smasher" (1943). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the western "The Kid From Broken Gun" (1952) with Charles Starrett, "Law and Order" (1953) with Ronald Reagan and the Lana Turner musical comedy "Latin Lovers" (1953). He also appeared in the comedy "Fireman Save My Child" (1954) with Spike Jones and the drama "A Star Is Born" (1954) with Judy Garland. Coffin more recently acted in "Kino, the Padre on Horseback" (1977). Coffin passed away in March 1990 at the age of 81.

Highest rated movies

A Star Is Born
The Baron of Arizona
The Fountainhead
Flamingo Road
The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 46% Zebra in the Kitchen Councilman Lawrence (Character) - 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet Iron Angel Captain (Character) - 1964
No Score Yet No Score Yet Silent Witness Lt. Williams (Character) - 1964
No Score Yet 17% The Crawling Hand Security Chief Meidel (Character) - 1963
No Score Yet 25% Ma Barker's Killer Brood Arthur Dunlop (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Last Stagecoach West Gibson (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet 12% The Night the World Exploded Dr. Ellis Morton (Character) - 1957
77% 73% The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit Byron Holgate (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet 27% Creature With the Atom Brain Dist. Atty. MacGraw (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet 43% The Maverick Queen Card Player (uncredited) (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet Stamp Day for Superman Principal Garwood (Character) - 1954
98% 81% A Star Is Born Director - 'Lose That Long Face' Number (uncredited) (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fireman Save My Child Tucker (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Kid From Broken Gun Martin Donohugh (Character) - 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet Queen for a Day Doctor (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet On the Loose Judge (Character) - 1951
86% 69% The Baron of Arizona McCleary (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet 0% Radar Secret Service Michael (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet 96% King of the Rocket Men Jeff King (Character) - 1949
80% 73% Flamingo Road Ed Parker (uncredited) (Character) - 1949
83% 74% The Fountainhead Toohey's secretary (uncredited) (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lost Planet Airmen Unknown (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Shanghai Chest Edward Seward (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet No Score Yet Desperadoes of Dodge City Ace Durant (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet No Score Yet Trail to San Antone Cal Young (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet 67% One for the Book Part of a Theater Party (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet No Score Yet Where the North Begins Arnold (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet 0% Dangerous Money Scott Pearson (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Invisible Informer David Baylor (Character) - 1946
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cosmo Jones: Crime Smasher Jake Pelotti (Character) - 1943
No Score Yet 98% Spy Smasher Drake (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cowboy Serenade Dixie Trambeau (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet 29% The Corpse Vanishes Dr. Foster (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Tornado in the Saddle Hutch Dalton (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Police Bullets Slater (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Spy Smasher Returns Drake (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet Nyoka and the Tigermen Benito Torrini (Character) - 1942
No Score Yet No Score Yet You're Out of Luck Roger C. Whitman / Dick Whitney (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet No Greater Sin Major Raleigh (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Arizona Bound Steve Taggert (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Forbidden Trails Ed Nelson (Character) - 1941
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rhythm of the Rio Grande Jim Banister (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Queen of the Yukon Carson (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Arizona Frontier Lt. James (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Chasing Trouble Phillips (Character) - 1940
No Score Yet No Score Yet Oklahoma Terror Mason (Character) - 1939
No Score Yet No Score Yet Overland Mail Joe Polini (Character) - 1939

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Death Valley Days Marcus Smith (Character) 1965-1966 1968-1970
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. Manager (Guest Star) 1966
No Score Yet 100% The Beverly Hillbillies Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet 100% Bonanza Unknown (Guest Star) 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hawaiian Eye Unknown (Guest Star) 1960-1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet 77 Sunset Strip Doctor Alford (Guest Star) 1960-1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wagon Train Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bronco Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Sugarfoot Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bat Masterson Marshal Roy Dunning (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet 26 Men Capt. Tom Rynning (Character) 1956-1959
No Score Yet 100% Superman Unknown (Guest Star) 1952 1955 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lone Ranger Unknown (Guest Star) 1949-1950 1957
No Score Yet 98% I Love Lucy Unknown (Guest Star) 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp Col. Grayson (Guest Star) 1957
No Score Yet 100% Father Knows Best Unknown (Guest Star) 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lassie Mr. Hazlitt (Guest Star) 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jeff's Collie Unknown (Guest Star) 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Man Behind the Badge Carl Webster (Character) 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet Climax! Unknown (Character) 1954-1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet Adventures of Kit Carson Unknown (Guest Star) 1952-1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok Unknown (Guest Star) 1951-1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jesse James Rides Again James Clark (Character) 1947