Warren Hull

Highest Rated: 85% Trainwreck (2015)
Lowest Rated: 85% Trainwreck (2015)
Birthday: Jan 17, 1903
Birthplace: Not Available
American actor Warren Hull left New York University to study voice and pursue a career in light operas and operettas. In 1935 Hull was signed to a contract by Warner Bros., and spent the next few years playing vapid leading men in such forgettables as Miss Pacific Fleet (1935) and Bengal Tiger (1936). His best film of this period was The Walking Dead (1936), though he and the rest of the cast were overshadowed by back-from-the-dead Boris Karloff. Hull left Warners for less money but larger parts in small-budget films, excelling as a serial hero. As the titular Mandrake the Magician (1939), Hull was impressively decked out in top hat and tails as he battled a disguised criminal called The Wasp, while in The Green Hornet Strikes Again (1941) Hull donned a disguise himself to battle crime. Perhaps his best serial appearance was in The Spider's Web (1938) in which he assumed three guises: the business-suited hero; the caped and cloaked Spider; and a lowlife information-gatherer with misshapen teeth named Blinky. As good film roles became scarce, Hull returned to radio announcing, which he'd been doing off and on since 1923. Throughout the '40s he popped up with frequency on such programs as The Hit Parade and Vox Pop. TV viewers of the '50s and '60s, as yet unfamiliar with old movie serials, knew Warren Hull only as the garrulous host of such programs as Strike it Rich and Who In the World.

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Filmography

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CREDIT
85% Trainwreck Trampoline Dunker 2015
No Score Yet The Green Hornet Strikes Again! Actor 1941
No Score Yet The Spider Returns Richard Wentworth/Blinky McQuade 1941
No Score Yet Bowery Blitzkrieg Officer Tom Brady 1941
No Score Yet Ride Tenderfoot Ride Donald Gregory 1940
No Score Yet The Last Alarm Frank Rogers 1940
No Score Yet The Lone Wolf Meets a Lady Bob Pennion 1940
No Score Yet Yukon Flight Shipley 1940
No Score Yet Remedy for Riches Tom Stewart 1940
No Score Yet Wagons Westward Tom as a Boy 1940
No Score Yet Hidden Enemy Bill 1940
No Score Yet Girl from Rio Steven 1939
No Score Yet Mandrake the Magician Actor 1939
No Score Yet Star Reporter John 1939
No Score Yet Crashing Thru Constable Kelly 1939
No Score Yet Hawaii Calls Cmdr. Milburn 1938
No Score Yet Spider's Web Richard Wentworth/Blinky McQuade/The 1938
No Score Yet A Bride for Henry Henry Tuttle 1937
No Score Yet Paradise Isle Kennedy 1937
No Score Yet Rhythm in the Clouds Bob McKay 1937
No Score Yet Night Key Jim Travers 1937
No Score Yet The Law in Her Hands Robert 1936
No Score Yet The Walking Dead Jimmy 1936
No Score Yet Freshman Love Bob Wilson 1936
No Score Yet Personal Maid's Secret John 'Jimmy' Smith 1935

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