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Bert Lytell (1885–1954)

Bert Lytell was born on February 24, 1885 in New York City, New York, USA as Bertram Mortimer Lytell. He was an actor and writer, known for Alias the Lone Wolf (1927), Obey the Law (1926) and A Message from Mars (1921). He was married to Grace Menken, Claire Windsor and Evelyn Vaughn. He died on September 28, 1954 in New York City. See full bio »

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Known For

Alias the Lone Wolf Michael Lanyard / The Lone Wolf
Obey the Law Phil Schuyler
A Message from Mars Horace Parker
Brothers Bob Naughton / Eddie Connolly


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 1952-1953 Broadway Television Theatre (TV Series)
Charles Colburn / Merriweather
- Janie (1953) ... Charles Colburn
- I Like It Here (1952) ... Merriweather
 1953 The Orchid Award (TV Series)
Original host (1953)
 1950-1952 One Man's Family (TV Series)
Henry Barbour
- Episode dated 10 March 1951 (1951) ... Henry Barbour
- Episode dated 16 September 1950 (1950) ... Henry Barbour
- Episode dated 17 May 1950 (1950) ... Henry Barbour
 1951 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series)
Dr. Hardensteen
- A Child Is Crying (1951) ... Dr. Hardensteen
 1948-1949 The Philco Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Dr. Milton Haggett / Professor Sebastian Merriweather
- The Late Christopher Bean (1949) ... Dr. Milton Haggett
- I Like It Here (1948) ... Professor Sebastian Merriweather
 1948 Hollywood Screen Test (TV Series)
Host (1948)
 1943 Stage Door Canteen
Canteen Master of Ceremonies
 1931 The Stolen Jools (Short)
Bert Lytell (uncredited)
 1931 The Single Sin
Joe Strickland
 1930 Brothers
Bob Naughton / Eddie Connolly
 1930 The Last of the Lone Wolf
Michael Lanyard
 1929 The Lone Wolf's Daughter
Michael Lanyard / The Lone Wolf
 1928 On Trial
Robert Strickland
 1927 Women's Wares
Robert Crane
 1927 Alias the Lone Wolf
Michael Lanyard / The Lone Wolf
 1927 The First Night
Dr. Richard Bard
 1926 Obey the Law
Phil Schuyler
 1926 That Model from Paris
Robert Richmond
 1926 The Lone Wolf Returns
Michael Lanyard / The Lone Wolf
 1926 The Gilded Butterfly
Brian Anestry
 1925 Lady Windermere's Fan
Lord Windermere
 1925 Ship of Souls
Langley Barnes
 1925 Sporting Life
Lord Woodstock
 1925 Never the Twain Shall Meet
Dan Pritchard
 1925 Eve's Lover
Baron Geraldo Maddox
 1925 Steele of the Royal Mounted
Philip Steele
 1925 The Boomerang
Dr. Sumner
 1924 Born Rich
Jimmy Fairfax
 1924 Sandra
David Waring
 1924 A Son of the Sahara
Raoul Le Breton
 1923 The Eternal City
David Rossi
 1923 The Meanest Man in the World
Richard Clark
 1923 Rupert of Hentzau
King of Ruritania / Rudolph Rassendyll
 1922 Kick In
Chick Hewes
 1922 To Have and to Hold
Captain Ralph Percy
 1922 Sherlock Brown
William Brown
 1922 The Face Between
Tommy Carteret Sr. / Tommy Carteret Jr
 1922 The Right That Failed
Johnny Duffey
 1921 The Idle Rich
Samuel Weatherbee
 1921 Alias Ladyfingers
Robert Ashe - Ladyfingers
 1921 A Trip to Paradise
'Curley' Flynn
 1921 The Man Who
Bedford Mills
 1921 A Message from Mars
Horace Parker
 1920 The Misleading Lady
Jack Craigen
 1920 The Price of Redemption
Leigh Dering
 1920 Alias Jimmy Valentine
Lee Randall / Jimmy Valentine
 1920 The Right of Way
Charley Steele
 1919 Lombardi, Ltd.
Tito Lambardi
 1919 Easy to Make Money
James 'Jimmy' Frederick Slocum Jr.
 1919 One-Thing-At-a-Time O'Day
Stradivarius O'Day
 1919 The Lion's Den
Reverend Sam Webster
 1919 Blackie's Redemption
Boston Blackie
 1919 Blind Man's Eyes
Hugh Overton, aka Philip D. Eaton
 1919/I Faith
George Farrelly
 1919 The Spender
Dick Bisbee
 1918/I Hitting the High Spots
Bob Durland
 1918 Unexpected Places
Dick Holloway
 1918 Boston Blackie's Little Pal
Boston Blackie
 1918 No Man's Land
Garrett Cope
 1918 The Trail to Yesterday
Ned 'Dakota' Keegles
 1918 Empty Pockets
Dr. Clinton Worthing
 1917 The Lone Wolf
Michael Lanyard
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Served as President of Actors Equity. See more »

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5' 10½" (1.79 m)

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Father: William H. Lytell (actor); Mother: Blanche Mortimer (actress). See more »

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