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Ferris Taylor (1888–1961)

Ferris Taylor was born on March 25, 1888 in Henrietta, Texas, USA as Robert Ferris Taylor. He was an actor, known for The Saint in Palm Springs (1941), Ridin' on a Rainbow (1941) and A Man's World (1942). He was married to Leona Thompson and Marynell Goodson. He died on March 7, 1961 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Ridin' on a Rainbow Captain 'Lijah Bartlett
A Man's World 'Chief' DeShon
Santa Fe Stampede Judge Henry J. Hixon


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 1960 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
- Mirror Image (1960) ... Passenger
 1958 Gunsmoke in Tucson
Farmer (uncredited)
 1958 Buckskin (TV Series)
Mr. Hagedorn
- The Gold Watch (1958) ... Mr. Hagedorn
 1958 M Squad (TV Series)
Arthur Quinn
- Hideout (1958) ... Arthur Quinn
 1953-1958 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Amos - Businessman / Judge Baldwin
- Ten in Texas (1958) ... Amos - Businessman (uncredited)
- Which Side of the Fence (1953) ... Judge Baldwin (uncredited)
 1957 Dragnet (TV Series)
 1957 The Iron Sheriff
Dr. Amos Leland (uncredited)
 1956 Pardon My Nightshirt (Short)
Gideon Fruitt, dean
 1956 The Harder They Fall
House Doctor - Chicago (uncredited)
 1955 I Led 3 Lives (TV Series)
Comrade Allard
- Lost Report (1955) ... Comrade Allard
 1953-1955 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
 1951-1955 Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (TV Series)
Frank Williams / Sellers / Dave Gorman
- Outlaw's Portrait (1955) ... Frank Williams
- Photographer Story (1952) ... Frank Williams
- Masked Riders (1951) ... Sellers
- Indian Pony Express (1951) ... Dave Gorman
 1955 My Little Margie (TV Series)
Justice of the Peace
- Margie's Elopement (1955) ... Justice of the Peace
- Matinee Idol (1955) ... Justice of the Peace
 1955 The Millionaire (TV Series)
- The Pev Johnson Story (1955) ... Jim
 1950-1955 The Cisco Kid (TV Series)
Sheriff / Vincent C. Emerson / Lem Carson / ...
- Montezuma's Treasure (1955) ... Sheriff
- The Talking Dog (1952) ... Vincent C. Emerson
- Performance Bond (1951) ... Lem Carson
- Freight Line Feud (1951) ... (credit only)
- Newspaper Crusader (1950) ... Mayor Carson
 1954 The Gene Autry Show (TV Series)
- Prize Winner (1954) ... Mayor
 1954 Rails Into Laramie
Station Agent (uncredited)
 1954 The Siege at Red River
Anderson Smith
 1954 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
Fred McGonagall
- No Fan Mail for George (1954) ... Fred McGonagall
 1953-1954 The Adventures of Kit Carson (TV Series)
Phony Stanton / Marshal Whitaker
- Ambush (1953) ... Phony Stanton
- Bad Men of Marysville (1953) ... Marshal Whitaker
 1953 Sweethearts on Parade
Father (uncredited)
 1953 Hannah Lee: An American Primitive
Stationmaster (uncredited)
 1953 Tricky Dicks (Short)
Chief of Detectives B.A. Copper
 1953 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Mayor Hudkins
- The Devil's Bog (1953) ... Mayor Hudkins
 1952 The Unexpected (TV Series)
 1952 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Mr. Miggs
- Life, Liberty and Orrin Dooley (1952) ... Mr. Miggs
 1952 The Roy Rogers Show (TV Series)
Wilber / Doc / Doc Stevens
- The Minister's Son (1952) ... Wilber (uncredited)
- Outlaw's Town (1952) ... Doc (uncredited)
- Doc Stevens' Traveling Store (1952) ... Doc Stevens
 1952 About Face
Doctor (uncredited)
 1951 Golden Girl
Townsman (uncredited)
 1951 Racket Squad (TV Series)
- Kite High (1951) ... Professor
 1951 Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell
Curtis (uncredited)
 1951 Cavalry Scout
Store Clerk (uncredited)
 1951 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- Copy Boy (1951)
 1951 Fingerprints Don't Lie
Mayor Wendell Palmer (uncredited)
 1950 Two Flags West
Dr. Magowan (uncredited)
 1950 The Gunfighter
George the Grocer (uncredited)
 1950 Curtain Call at Cactus Creek
Banker Maxwell (uncredited)
 1950 The Good Humor Man
Man in Elevator (uncredited)
 1950 Woman in Hiding
Fred - North Carolina Cannoneer (uncredited)
 1949 The Lawton Story
Uncle Jonathan Wallock
 1948 Kidnapped
Man on Road with Wagon (uncredited)
 1948 Go Chase Yourself (Short)
Gideon Fruitt, dean
 1948 The Gallant Legion
Telegrapher (uncredited)
 1948 My Dog Rusty
Bill Worden (uncredited)
 1948 Docks of New Orleans
Dr. Doobie - Medical Examiner (uncredited)
 1948 The Bride Goes Wild
Floor Manager (uncredited)
 1947 Public Prosecutor (TV Series)
Al Siegler
 1947 The Hal Roach Comedy Carnival
Justice of the Peace, in 'Curly'
 1947 Curley
Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
 1947 That's My Gal
Portly Man (uncredited)
 1946 Magnificent Doll
Jonathan Phillips (uncredited)
 1946 Bringing Up Father
F. Newton Kermishaw
 1946 Decoy
Benny - Fat Morgue Attendant (uncredited)
 1946 Centennial Summer
Governor (uncredited)
 1946 Don't Gamble with Strangers
Michael Larson
 1946 Man from Rainbow Valley
Colonel Winthrop
 1946 The Runaround
Steve Fisher (uncredited)
 1946 Rendezvous 24
Senator Bradley (uncredited)
 1946 Renegades
Stage Passenger (uncredited)
 1946 Riverboat Rhythm
Mr. Porter (uncredited)
 1946 Idea Girl
Police Sergeant (uncredited)
 1946 Colonel Effingham's Raid
Wishum (uncredited)
 1945 I'll Tell the World
Stockholder (uncredited)
 1945 Roughly Speaking
Tub Customer (uncredited)
 1944 Together Again
Townsman (uncredited)
 1944 The Town Went Wild
Mr. Walker
 1944 End of the Road
 1944 Black Arrow
Marshal Hays (uncredited)
 1944 Barbary Coast Gent
Stage Passenger (uncredited)
 1944 Babes on Swing Street
Man with Toupee (uncredited)
 1944 Wilson
Missouri Speaker at Convention (uncredited)
 1944 Roger Touhy, Gangster
Businessman (uncredited)
 1944 Henry Aldrich Plays Cupid
Mayor (uncredited)
 1944 Beautiful But Broke
 1943 What a Woman!
Chris (uncredited)
 1943 Happy Land
Mayor (uncredited)
 1943 Henry Aldrich Haunts a House
The Mayor (uncredited)
 1943 Hoosier Holiday
Governor Manning
 1943/I The Sky's the Limit
Cook (uncredited)
 1942 A Man's World
'Chief' DeShon
 1942 Hello, Annapolis
Capt. Forbes
 1942 Mexican Spitfire at Sea
Captain Nelson (uncredited)
 1942 The Adventures of Martin Eden
Mr. End, Publisher (uncredited)
 1942 Wild Bill Hickok Rides
Louis Gage - Chicago Businessman (uncredited)
 1941 How to Hold Your Husband - BACK (Short)
Boo-Boo's Boss (uncredited)
 1941 Miss Polly
Mayor Walsh
 1941 Three Girls About Town
Magician (uncredited)
 1941 The Richest Man in Town
Hawkins the Grocer
 1941 Blossoms in the Dust
First Businessman (uncredited)
 1941 San Antonio Rose
Keller (uncredited)
 1941 Adventure in Washington
Col. Sweetwater (uncredited)
 1941 Country Fair
Cornelius Simpson
 1941 A Man Betrayed
 1941 Mr. Dynamite
Tourist (uncredited)
 1941 Back Street
Mike Wardley (uncredited)
 1941 Ridin' on a Rainbow
Captain 'Lijah Bartlett
 1941 The Saint in Palm Springs
Mr. Evans
 1940 Screw Drivers of 1940 (Short)
Mr. Anderson
 1940/II She Couldn't Say No
Judge Jenkins
 1940 Always a Bride
Mayor Paul Loomis
 1940 Mexican Spitfire Out West
Thorne - a Lawyer (uncredited)
 1940 Diamond Frontier
Paul Willem
 1940 Dr. Kildare Goes Home
Dr. Coldridge (uncredited)
 1940 Foreign Correspondent
Jones' Father (uncredited)
 1940 One Crowded Night
 1940 Ladies Must Live
Paul Halliday
 1940 Grand Ole Opry
Lt. Governor Edgar G. Thompson
 1940 Prairie Law
Defense Attorney (uncredited)
 1940 Flight Angels
Mr. Kimball
 1940 Alias the Deacon
Carnival Manager (uncredited)
 1940 An Angel from Texas
Lone Star Mayor O'Dempsey (uncredited)
 1940 Dark Command
Banker (uncredited)
 1940 All About Hash (Short)
Radio announcer
 1940 The Domineering Male (Short)
Gertrude's Father (uncredited)
 1940 Rancho Grande
Emery Benson
 1939 Chip of the Flying U
 1939 Main Street Lawyer
Trial Judge
 1939 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Senator Carlisle (uncredited)
 1939 Flight at Midnight (uncredited)
 1939 Frontier Marshal
Doctor (uncredited)
 1939 Mountain Rhythm
Judge Worthington
 1939 S.O.S. Tidal Wave
Clifford Farrow
 1939 The Zero Hour
 1939 They Asked for It
Wickens (uncredited)
 1939 Man of Conquest
Jonas Lea
 1939 First Offenders
Mr. Curtis (uncredited)
 1939 Society Lawyer
Newspaper Printing Foreman (uncredited)
 1939 You Can't Cheat an Honest Man
Deputy Sheriff (uncredited)
 1938 Federal Man-Hunt
Druggist (uncredited)
 1938 Santa Fe Stampede
Judge Henry J. Hixon
 1938 The Declaration of Independence (Short)
John Adams (uncredited)
 1938 The Storm
Kelly - Bartender (uncredited)
 1938 Campus Cinderella (Short)
Trustee (uncredited)
 1938 Flaming Frontiers
Webster [Ch. 5] (uncredited)
 1938 Young Fugitives
Seth (uncredited)
 1938 The Story of Doctor Carver (Short)
Slave Trader (uncredited)
 1938 He Couldn't Say No
Oxnard O. Parsons
 1938 King of the Newsboys
John Sampson (uncredited)
 1938 Reckless Living
Pawnbroker (uncredited)
 1938 Forbidden Valley
Sheriff Walcott
 1938 The Daredevil Drivers
Councilman Baker
 1938 The Jury's Secret
Attorney Appleby (uncredited)
 1937 Candid Cameramaniacs (Short)
Bride's Father (uncredited)
 1937 Luck of Roaring Camp
Judge Brandt
 1937 Merry-Go-Round of 1938
House Manager (uncredited)
 1937 The Wrong Road
Bidder (uncredited)
 1937 Behind the Mike
Mayor Applegate
 1937 Give Till It Hurts (Short)
Kelly (uncredited)
 1937 Varsity Show
Mayor Jones (uncredited)
 1937 Mr. Dodd Takes the Air
Hiram P. Doremus
 1934 I Give My Love
Roue (uncredited)
 1934 The Fighting Rookie (uncredited)
 1934 The Countess of Monte Cristo
Policeman (uncredited)
 1933 Tillie and Gus
Juror (uncredited)
 1933 Ladies They Talk About
Reformer on Stage at Radio Broadcast (uncredited)
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