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Sumner Getchell (1906–1990)

Sumner Getchell was born on October 20, 1906 in Oakland, California, USA as Sumner Jones. He was an actor, known for Maybe It's Love (1930), College Love (1929) and The Adventures of Frank Merriwell (1936). He died on September 21, 1990 in Sebastopol, California. See full bio »

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 1957 The Sad Sack
Fat Soldier (uncredited)
 1953 Island in the Sky
Lt. Cord
 1953 Your Favorite Story (TV Series)
- Jack of Hearts (1953) ... NEffy
 1951 Bannerline
Eddie (uncredited)
 1951 Chain of Circumstance
Fred Martindale
 1951 Lightning Strikes Twice
Rancher (uncredited)
 1951 Insurance Investigator
Insurance Agent (uncredited)
 1951 Flame of Stamboul
Charlie (uncredited)
 1951 The Bigelow Theatre (TV Series)
- Closeup (1951) ... Frank
 1950 Last of the Buccaneers
Paul DeLorie (uncredited)
 1950 The Fuller Brush Girl
Magazine Salesman (uncredited)
 1950 Union Station
Police Car Driver (uncredited)
 1950 The Silver Theatre (TV Series)
- Closeup (1950) ... Frank
 1950 No Sad Songs for Me
George Spears (uncredited)
 1950 Perfect Strangers
John Simon
 1950 No Man of Her Own
John Larrimore (uncredited)
 1949 The Fighting Kentuckian
Knox Brown - Head Fiddler (uncredited)
 1949 The Crooked Way
Man with Nina at Bar (uncredited)
 1948 My Girl Tisa
 1947 Big Town After Dark
Harvey Cushman--Reporter (uncredited)
 1947 Bury Me Dead
Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1946 The Diary of a Chambermaid
Pierre (uncredited)
 1940 Remedy for Riches
First Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 1940 The Lady in Question
Fat Boy
 1940 The Doctor Takes a Wife
Wedding Celebrant (uncredited)
 1939 These Glamour Girls
 1938 Campus Confessions
'Blimp' Garrett
 1938 My Lucky Star
Student Messenger
 1938 Crime Ring
Reporter with Black Eye (uncredited)
 1938 Battle of Broadway
Bakery Boy (uncredited)
 1937 There Goes the Groom
Billy Rapp
 1937 Pick a Star
Contest Judge (uncredited)
 1935 Magnificent Obsession
Jimmy (uncredited)
 1935 The Girl Friend
French Soldier in Play (uncredited)
 1935 Chinatown Squad
Fat Boy Tourist (uncredited)
 1935 Circus Shadows
Dale's Friend
 1935 Go Into Your Dance
Young Man in Elevator (uncredited)
 1935 The Great Hotel Murder
Bunny (uncredited)
 1935 Clive of India
Clerk (uncredited)
 1934 March of the Wooden Soldiers
Little Jack Horner (uncredited)
 1934 Gridiron Flash
Freshman (uncredited)
 1934 The Spectacle Maker (Short)
Lens Buyer (uncredited)
 1934 Death on the Diamond
Man on Ticket Line (uncredited)
 1934 Desirable
Frederick (uncredited)
 1934 I Give My Love
Fat Boy (uncredited)
 1934 Love and Hisses (Short)
Harry Knott Jr. (as Sumner Getchel)
 1934 Coming Out Party
Tubby, Party Guest (uncredited)
 1934 The Cat and the Fiddle
Conservatory Trumpeter (uncredited)
 1934 This Side of Heaven
Gus - Fraternity Member (uncredited)
 1933 Her First Mate
Wise Guy (uncredited)
 1932 The Son-Daughter
Dr. Dong's Servant (uncredited)
 1932 Vanity Street
Scottie (uncredited)
 1932 That's My Boy
 1932 Crooner
Teddy's Band Member (uncredited)
 1932 You're Telling Me (Short)
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1931 Pleasure
Slug - Party Guest (uncredited)
 1931 Daybreak
 1931 Don't Bet on Women
Office Boy (uncredited)
 1930 Man to Man
Jerry (uncredited)
 1930 Maybe It's Love
 1930 Cheer Up and Smile
 1930 Schoolmates (Short)
 1930 Halloween (Short)
 1930 Chinese Blues (Short)
 1930 Seeing Stars (Short)
 1930 Arabian Daze (Short)
 1930 A Royal Four-Flush (Short)
 1930 Footlight Follies (Short)
 1930 Live Ghosts (Short)
 1930 Steeplechase (Short)
 1929 The Take-Off (Short)
 1929 Hi-Jack and the Game (Short)
 1929 Lady of Lions (Short)
 1929 Flying High (Short)
Fat (uncredited)
 1929 College Love
 1929 Cross Country Run (Short)
Fat - Student Cheer Leader (uncredited)
 1929 New Year's Eve
Edward's Friend
 1929 The Flying Fleet
Kewpie (uncredited)
 1928 Mystery Mansion (Short)
 1928 The Air Circus (uncredited)
 1927 The College Widow
Jimmie Hopper
 1926 The Collegians (Short)

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Sumner Getchel


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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Chubby American character player who started as a child actor in San Francisco at the Alcazar Theatre.

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