Richard Tucker (I) (1884–1942)

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Richard Tucker was born on June 4, 1884 in Brooklyn [now in New York City], New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Squall (1929), Flash Gordon (1936) and The Crimson City (1928). He was married to Ruth Mitchell and Mabel Reed. He died on December 5, 1942 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Squall Josef
Flash Gordon Professor Gordon
The Crimson City Richard Brand
The Bat Whispers Mr. Bell


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 1940 Road to Singapore
Officer on Ship (uncredited)
 1939 The Great Victor Herbert
Michael Brown
 1939 The Covered Trailer
 1939 Girl from Rio
Roger Montgomery
 1939 While America Sleeps (Short)
Air Force Colonel
 1939 Sudden Money
Mr. Rodney Hinds
 1939 They Made Her a Spy
Colonel at Explosion (uncredited)
 1939 Risky Business
District Attorney
 1938 Trade Winds
John Johnson
 1938 The Girl Downstairs
Opera House Manager (uncredited)
 1938 Sweethearts
Man in Lobby (uncredited)
 1938 Sons of the Legion
State Commander
 1938 The Texans
Gen. Corbett (uncredited)
 1938 Letter of Introduction
Mr. Tucker (uncredited)
 1938 On the Great White Trail
Inspector Newcomb
 1938 Delinquent Parents
Harry Jefferson
 1938 Test Pilot
Pilot in Cafe (uncredited)
 1938 The Higgins Family
 1938 The Girl of the Golden West
Colonel (uncredited)
 1937 She's Got Everything
Dr. Blicker (uncredited)
 1937 Rosalie
Colonel Brandon (uncredited)
 1937 Something to Sing About
Mr. Blaine
 1937 The Girl Said No
Charles Dillon
 1937 Trapped by G-Men
Agency Chief Conover
 1937 Big City
Dr. Franklin (uncredited)
 1937 Jungle Menace
Robert Banning
 1937 Make a Wish
 1937 I Cover the War!
Army Officer
 1937 Roaring Timber
Brooks (uncredited)
 1937 Dangerous Holiday
Stone (uncredited)
 1937 Armored Car
John Hale
 1937 Shall We Dance
Mr. Russell - Attorney (uncredited)
 1937 The Woman I Love
General (uncredited)
 1937 The Little Maestro (Short)
Manager (uncredited)
 1937 Headline Crasher
Sen. James Tallant
 1937 She's Dangerous
District Attorney
 1937 We Who Are About to Die
Defense Attorney (uncredited)
 1936 The Plot Thickens
John Carter
 1936 Flying Hostess
 1936 Two Minutes to Play
Lyman Gaines
 1936 Libeled Lady
Barker (uncredited)
 1936 In His Steps
 1936 Hollywood - The Second Step (Short)
Screen Test Director (uncredited)
 1936 Special Agent K-7
John Adams - Chief Agent
 1936 Flash Gordon
Professor Gordon
 1936 In Paris, A.W.O.L.
Army Officer
 1936 The Great Ziegfeld
Barber Shop Customer (uncredited)
 1936 The Farmer in the Dell
Lou Wagner (uncredited)
 1936 Ring Around the Moon
 1935 Too Tough to Kill
Mulhern (uncredited)
 1935 It's in the Air
Revenue Chief (uncredited)
 1935 Diamond Jim
Headwaiter (uncredited)
 1935 Here Comes the Band
Jim - Banker in Band
 1935 Dante's Inferno
Mr. Hamilton (uncredited)
 1935 Calm Yourself
Police Inspector
 1935 Murder in the Fleet
Harry Jeffries (uncredited)
 1935 $10 Raise
Mr. Striker (uncredited)
 1935 Mister Dynamite
Doctor (uncredited)
 1935 West Point of the Air
George - Dare's Companion at Football Game (uncredited)
 1935 Father Knows Best (Short)
Boy's Stern Father
 1935 Shadow of Doubt
Mark Torrey
 1935 Society Doctor
McKenzie - Doctor in Gallery (uncredited)
 1935 Symphony of Living
Michael Rupert
 1935 Buried Loot (Short)
Bank President (uncredited)
 1935 Biography of a Bachelor Girl
Mr. Neff (uncredited)
 1934 Sing Sing Nights
Attorney General
 1934 Evelyn Prentice
Mr. Dillingham - Party Guest (uncredited)
 1934 Elinor Norton
Civilian Doctor (uncredited)
 1934 A Successful Failure
J.W. Blair, Atlas Broadcasting
 1934 Take the Stand
Mr. Burnside
 1934 The Girl from Missouri
Paige's Office Manager (uncredited)
 1934 Handy Andy
Mr. Beauregard
 1934 Paris Interlude
 1934 Baby, Take a Bow
Mr. Carson
 1934 Back Page
John H. Smith
 1934 Money Means Nothing
George Whitney
 1934 Operator 13
Execution Officer (uncredited)
 1934 Wild Gold
Cafe Manager (uncredited)
 1934 Sadie McKee
Dr. Patrick - with Dr. Briggs (uncredited)
 1934 A Modern Hero
Mr. Eggelson
 1934 Looking for Trouble
Fuller (uncredited)
 1934 The Road to Ruin
Mr. Dixon
 1934 The Countess of Monte Cristo
Joe - Picture Director
 1934 The Show-Off
Mr. Edwards (uncredited)
 1934 This Side of Heaven
Henry W. Maxwell - Producer (uncredited)
 1934 Public Stenographer
James Martin Sr.
 1933 The Women in His Life
Prosecutor (uncredited)
 1933 Good-bye Love
Eddie the Lawyer
 1933 College Coach
Regent (uncredited)
 1933 Only Yesterday
One of Jim's Friends (uncredited)
 1933 Day of Reckoning
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1933 Meet the Baron
Radio Station Boss (uncredited)
 1933 Saturday's Millions
Mr. Chandler
 1933 Midnight Mary
Club Imperial Manager (uncredited)
 1933 Made on Broadway
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1933 The Working Man
Reeves Company Board Member (uncredited)
 1933 The World Gone Mad
Graham Gaines
 1933 Daring Daughters
 1933 Men Must Fight
Doctor (uncredited)
 1933 The Iron Master
Paul Rankin
 1932 Hat Check Girl
Mr. Reynolds (uncredited)
 1932 The Crash
Frank Parrish (uncredited)
 1932 Pack Up Your Troubles
Mr. Smith
 1932 A Successful Calamity
Lawrence, Partington's Partner
 1932 Guilty as Hell
District Attorney
 1932 The Stoker
Alan Ballard
 1932 Week-End Marriage
Mr. Jameson (uncredited)
 1932 Flames
 1932 Rule 'Em and Weep (Short)
 1932 Symphony of Six Million
Guest at Redemption Ceremony (uncredited)
 1932 Careless Lady
Captain Gerard
 1932 The Shadow of the Eagle
Maj. Evans
 1931 The Devil Plays
Gerald Murdock
 1931 X Marks the Spot
Prosecutor Walter
 1931 Maker of Men
Mr. Rhodes
 1931 The Deceiver
Mr. Lawton
 1931 Convicted
Tony Blair
 1931 Graft
District Attorney Martin Harrison
 1931 A Holy Terror
Tom Hedges
 1931 The Black Camel
Wilkie Ballou (uncredited)
 1931 Up for Murder
Cyril Herk
 1931 Seed
 1931 Too Young to Marry
Chester Armstrong
 1931 Hell Bound
 1931 The Spy
Undetermined Role (unconfirmed)
 1931 Stepping Out
Charley Miller
 1931 Inspiration
Galand, the Writer
 1930 Madonna of the Streets
 1930 The Bat Whispers
Mr. Bell
 1930 Brothers
Prosecuting Attorney
 1930 College Lovers
Gene Hutton
 1930 Manslaughter
J.P. Albee, Attorney
 1930 Recaptured Love
 1930 Shadow of the Law
Lew Durkin
 1930 Safety in Numbers
F. Carstair Reynolds
 1930 Courage
James Rudlin
 1930 The Benson Murder Case
Anthony Benson
 1930 The Lone Defender
Introductory Host / Narrator (uncredited)
 1930 Puttin' on the Ritz
Fenway Brooks
 1930 Peacock Alley
Martin Saunders
 1929 Navy Blues
Man Dancing with Alice (uncredited)
 1929 Painted Faces
District Attorney
 1929 Half Marriage
Mr. Page
 1929 The Unholy Night
Col. Davidson
 1929 The King of the Kongo
Chief of the Secret Service
 1929 This Is Heaven
E.D. Wallace
 1929 The Squall
 1929 The Dummy
Blackie Baker
 1929 Lucky Boy
Mr. Ellis
 1929 Ruby Lips (Short)
 1928 The Border Patrol
Earl Hanway
 1928 My Man
 1928 Love Over Night
Richard TThorne
 1928 On Trial
Prosecuting Attorney
 1928 Show Folks
Vaudeville Performer
 1928 Captain Swagger
Phil Poole
 1928 Show Girl
Jack Milton
 1928 Loves of an Actress
Baron Hartman
 1928 The Grain of Dust
 1928 A Bit of Heaven
Mark Storm
 1928 The Crimson City
Richard Brand
 1928 Thanks for the Buggy Ride
Mr. McBride
 1928 Beware of Married Men
Leonard Gilbert
 1927 The Lash (Short)
The Lawyer
 1927 The Jazz Singer
Harry Lee
 1927 Women's Wares
Frank Stanton
 1927 Sumuru
Antonio Santos
 1927 The Desired Woman
Sir Sydney Vincent
 1927 The Bush Leaguer
Wallace Ramsey
 1927 Dearie
 1927 Wings
Air Commander
 1927 The World at Her Feet
Dr. H.G. Pauls
 1927 Matinee Ladies
Tom Mannion
 1927 A Kiss in a Taxi
Henri Le Sage
 1926 The Lily
 1926 Shameful Behavior?
Jack Lee
 1926 Devil's Island
Jean Valyon
 1926 That's My Baby
Schuyler Van Loon
 1926 The Blind Goddess
Henry Kelling
 1925 The Golden Cocoon
Mr. Renfro
 1925 The Lure of the Wild
Gordon Daniels
 1925 The Air Mail
Jim Cronin
 1925 The Man Without a Country
Aaron Burr
 1925 The Bridge of Sighs
Glenn Hayden
 1924 Star Dust Trail
John Benton
 1924 The Tornado
Ross Travers
 1924 The Fast Worker
Roxbury Medcroft
 1924 Helen's Babies
Tom Lawrence
 1924 40-Horse Hawkins
Rudolph Catalina
 1924 Beau Brummel
Lord Stanhope
 1923 The Broken Wing
Sylvester Cross
 1923 Cameo Kirby
Cousin Aaron Randall
 1923 The Eleventh Hour
Herbert Glenville
 1923 Her Accidental Husband
Paul Dupré
 1923 Lovebound
Paul Meredith
 1923 Is Divorce a Failure?
David Lockwood
 1923 Poor Men's Wives
Richard Smith-Blanton
 1922 The Dangerous Age
Robert Chanslor
 1922 Hearts Aflame
Philip Rowe
 1922 Remembrance
J.P. Grout Jr.
 1922 Rags to Riches
Blackwell Clarke
 1922 A Self-Made Man
Hugo Bonsall
 1922 When the Devil Drives
John Graham
 1922 Strange Idols
Malcolm Sinclair
 1922 Yellow Men and Gold
 1922 The Worldly Madonna
Alan Graves
 1922 Grand Larceny
 1921 A Virginia Courtship
Dwight Neville
 1921 Voices of the City
 1921 Everything for Sale
Lee Morton
 1921 What Love Will Do
Herbert Dawson
 1921 Don't Neglect Your Wife
George Geary
 1921 The Old Nest
Tom at 36
 1921 A Voice in the Dark
Lieutenant Patrick Cloyd
 1921 Roads of Destiny
Lewis Marsh
 1920 The Branding Iron
Prosper Gael
 1920 The Great Lover
 1920 Darling Mine
Jay Savoy
 1920 Dollars and Sense
George Garrison
 1917 Behind the Mask
Lord Strathmore
 1917 Babbling Tongues
Viscount de Bellerive
 1917 Think It Over
Henry Whitworth
 1917 The Little Chevalier
 1917 The On-the-Square Girl
 1917 The Power of Decision
Austin Bland
 1917 The Law of the North
The Rt. Hon. Reginald Annesley
 1917 The Cloud
John Saunders
 1917 The Royal Pauper
William, The Prince Charming, at 21
 1917 Pardners
Justus Morrow
 1917 Threads of Fate
Dr. Grant Hunter
 1917 The Master Passion
Professor Alberto Martino
 1916 The Cossack Whip
Sergius Kordkin
 1916 When Love Is King
Felix, the King
 1915 The Magistrate's Story (Short)
Tom Weldon
 1915 The Ring of the Borgias
Donald Rivers
 1915 The Black Eagle (Short)
Dick Rockwell
 1915 A Child in Judgment (Short)
John Desmond
 1915 Waifs of the Sea (Short)
 1915 Vanity Fair
George Osborne
 1915 The Butler (Short)
Hugh Graham
 1915 The Landing of the Pilgrims (Short)
John Alden
 1915 On the Stroke of Twelve (Short)
Arthur Colby
 1915 In Spite of All (Short)
Blake, Stella's Adorer
 1915 The Experiment (Short)
 1915 The Voice of Conscience (Short)
Jack Cravin - the Interloper
 1915 The Tailor's Bill (Short)
 1914 The Stenographer (Short)
Joe Elbert
 1914 What Could She Do (Short)
Robert Gray
 1914 The Hand of Iron (Short)
Lt. Steele
 1914 The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere (Short)
Lt. Graves
 1914 Grand Opera in Rubeville (Short)
 1914 The Birth of the Star Spangled Banner (Short)
Lieutenant Cusack
 1914 While the Tide Was Rising (Short)
George Almy - the Aviator
 1914 The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of (Short)
Joe Spifkins
 1914 Back to the Simple Life (Short)
Mr. Van Dyke
 1914 The Two Vanrevels (Short)
Craley Gray
 1914 The Southerners (Short)
Boyd Peyton
 1914 His Comrade's Wife (Short)
George Harcourt
 1914 A Romance of the Everglades (Short)
Bat Peterson
 1914 The Message in the Rose (Short)
 1914 The Mexican's Gratitude (Short)
 1914 Rorke's Drift (Short)
Tommy Brandon
 1914 The Message of the Sun Dial (Short)
David Thornton
 1914 The Girl in the Middy (Short)
Bob North
 1913 Janet of the Dunes (Short)
Richard Thornley - Janet's Sweetheart
 1913 The Family's Honor (Short)
 1913 A Wilful Colleen's Way (Short)
Terence O'Flynn
 1913 Hard Cash (Short)
Alfred Hardie
 1913 Caste (Short)
The Honorable George D'Alroy
 1913 A Mutual Understanding (Short)
John Smith - the Bank Clerk
 1913 The Mystery of West Sedgwick (Short)
Gregory Hall - Crawford's Private Secretary
 1913 The Pied Piper of Hamelin (Short)
 1913 A Proposal from the Duke (Short)
Duke Leonardo Di Ferrara
 1913 Who Will Marry Mary?
Duke Leonardo de Ferrara
 1913 In the Garden (Short)
A Young Lover
 1913 The Signal (Short)
Count St. Pierre
 1913 A Gentleman's Gentleman (Short)
Eric Jardine
 1913 Her Royal Highness (Short)
The King
 1913 Mercy Merrick (Short)
Lady Roy's Nephew
 1913 An Almond-Eyed Maid (Short)
Frank Grant - the American
 1913 The Translation of a Savage (Short)
Frank Armour - The Aristocrat
 1913 A Reluctant Cinderella (Short)
Dinner Guest
 1913 The Man Who Wouldn't Marry (Short)
Buckley's Friend
 1913 The Elder Brother (Short)
Eric Wade - the Elder Brother
 1913 Bread on the Waters (Short)
George Varick
 1913 A Letter to Uncle Sam (Short)
2nd Officer
 1911 Mae's Suitors (Short)
A Suitor
 1911 No Cooking Allowed (Short)
The Young Doctor
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Tall, debonair American leading actor of the silent screen. He began in films with Edison in 1913 after previous stage experience. Under contract with Goldwyn in the 1920's. In the 30's, he re-emerged with graying hair as a distinguished-looking character actor, playing bankers, industrialists, scientists and politicians. See more »

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