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Monte Vandergrift (1893–1939)

Monte Vandergrift was born on January 12, 1893 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for California Straight Ahead! (1937), Television Spy (1939) and The Phantom Creeps (1939). He was married to Norma Leslie. He died on July 29, 1939 in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Television Spy Grinton
The Phantom Creeps Al - Guard [Ch. 5]
The Mighty Treve Policeman


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 1939 Balalaika
Corporal (uncredited)
 1939 Missing Evidence
Prentice (uncredited)
 1939 Smashing the Money Ring
Guard Searching in Patrol Car (uncredited)
 1939 Television Spy
 1939 Death of a Champion
Detective (uncredited)
 1939 Miracles for Sale
Police Officer Bergin (uncredited)
 1939 The Spellbinder
Official from D.A.'s Office (uncredited)
 1939 Bachelor Mother
Bouncer at 'The Pink Slipper' (uncredited)
 1939 It's a Wonderful World
Police Officer Drivng Patrol Car (uncredited)
 1939 Tell No Tales
Policeman witih Taxi (uncredited)
 1939 Almost a Gentleman
Detective (uncredited)
 1939 Let Us Live
Police Detective Dietz (uncredited)
 1939 Sergeant Madden
Policeman (uncredited)
 1939 The Spirit of Culver
Rusty (uncredited)
 1939 Boy Slaves
Plainclothesman (uncredited)
 1939 Blackwell's Island
Guard at Prison Dock (uncredited)
 1939 Ambush
Police Dispatcher (uncredited)
 1939 The Phantom Creeps
Al - Guard [Ch. 5]
 1938 The Wrong Way Out (Short)
Used Car Salesman (uncredited)
 1938 A Christmas Carol
Drunk (uncredited)
 1938 The Storm
Sailor (uncredited)
 1938 The Sisters
Policeman (uncredited)
 1938 Too Hot to Handle
Policeman (uncredited)
 1938 The Crowd Roars
Perroni Handler (uncredited)
 1938 Four's a Crowd
Driving Private Detective (uncredited)
 1938 The Chaser
Policeman at Roller Rink (uncredited)
 1938 The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse
First Detective - with Earphones (uncredited)
 1938 Racket Busters
Detective (uncredited)
 1938 Cowboy from Brooklyn
Brakeman (uncredited)
 1938 Highway Patrol
Police Captain (uncredited)
 1938 Hold That Kiss
Policeman (uncredited)
 1938 The Beloved Brat
Police Officer (uncredited)
 1938 Go Chase Yourself
Policeman in Chase Car (uncredited)
 1938 Accidents Will Happen
Policeman Arresting Drunk (uncredited)
 1938 The First Hundred Years
Monte - Organ Installer (uncredited)
 1938 The Daredevil Drivers
Judge (uncredited)
 1938 Everybody's Doing It
Detective Martin (uncredited)
 1937 Wells Fargo
Sailor (uncredited)
 1937 True Confession
Guard (uncredited)
 1937 High Flyers
Cop Announcer (uncredited)
 1937 A Girl with Ideas
Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1937 Saturday's Heroes
Train Conductor (uncredited)
 1937 Charlie Chan on Broadway
Detective (uncredited)
 1937 The Big Shot
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1937 The Toast of New York
Reporter Talking to Nick (uncredited)
 1937 West Bound Limited
Freight Conductor (uncredited)
 1937 Between Two Women
Fire Chief (uncredited)
 1937 The Devil Is Driving
Plainclothesman (uncredited)
 1937 This Is My Affair
Policeman (uncredited)
 1937 Captains Courageous
Sailor on Flying Swan (uncredited)
 1937 Woman Chases Man
Process Server (uncredited)
 1937 Two Wise Maids
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1937 Clarence
 1937 You Only Live Once
Traffic Policeman (uncredited)
 1937 The Mighty Treve
 1937 We Who Are About to Die
Plainclothesman Finding Gun (uncredited)
 1936 After the Thin Man
Detective Asked to Check On It (uncredited)
 1936 The Mandarin Mystery
Detective (as Monte Vandegrift)
 1936 Smartest Girl in Town
Hotel Detective (uncredited)
 1936 Ellis Island
 1936 The Girl on the Front Page
Politician (uncredited)
 1936 Sworn Enemy
Friendly Prison Guard (uncredited)
 1936 Straight from the Shoulder
Policeman (uncredited)
 1936 Hollywood Boulevard
Electrician (uncredited)
 1936 The Texas Rangers
Messenger (uncredited)
 1936 Crash Donovan
Patrolman (uncredited)
 1936 The Bride Walks Out
Cop at Marriage Bureau (uncredited)
 1936 Kelly the Second
Policeman at Fire Hydrant (uncredited)
 1936 The Return of Sophie Lang
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1936 Easy Money
 1936 Nobody's Fool
Police Sergeant (uncredited)
 1936 Absolute Quiet
Second Mechanic (uncredited)
 1936 Sky Parade
Detective (uncredited)
 1936 Murder on a Bridle Path
Detective Bart (uncredited)
 1936 The Moon's Our Home
 1936 The Country Doctor
Townsman (uncredited)
 1936 The Preview Murder Mystery
Watchman (uncredited)
 1936 Sunset of Power
Henchman (uncredited)
 1936 Strike Me Pink
Waiter (uncredited)
 1935 The Lone Wolf Returns
Customs Official (uncredited)
 1935 Magnificent Obsession
Laborer (uncredited)
 1935 Seven Keys to Baldpate
Deputy (uncredited)
 1935 One-Way Ticket
Guard (uncredited)
 1935 In Person
Studio Representative (uncredited)
 1935 Hot Money (Short)
Policeman (uncredited)
 1935 Grand Exit
Private Detective (uncredited)
 1935 Rendezvous
Sailor (uncredited)
 1935 Metropolitan
Mover Removing Sets (uncredited)
 1935 Two for Tonight
Cop in Cafe (uncredited)
 1935 Here Comes the Band
Policeman (uncredited)
 1935 Orchids to You
Court Bailiff (uncredited)
 1935 Smart Girl
Smith (uncredited)
 1935 The Daring Young Man
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1935 Mad Love
Audience Member (uncredited)
 1935 Calm Yourself
Detective (uncredited)
 1935 Hooray for Love
Jail Guard (uncredited)
 1935 Let 'em Have It
Radio Police (uncredited)
 1935 'G' Men
Deputy Sheriff on Train (uncredited)
 1935 Les Misérables
Gendarme (uncredited)
 1935 Private Worlds
 1935 Mutiny Ahead
Helmsman Wheeler (uncredited)
 1935 After Office Hours
Policeman (uncredited)
 1935 The Gilded Lily
Neighbor (uncredited)
 1935 Buried Loot (Short)
Death House Guard (uncredited)
 1935 Helldorado
Miner (uncredited)
 1934 The Secret Bride
Police Sgt. Burke (uncredited)
 1934 Murder in the Clouds
Air Field Radio Operator (uncredited)
 1934 One Hour Late
Detective (uncredited)
 1934 The St. Louis Kid
Second Detective Picking Up Eddie in Jail (uncredited)
 1934 The Case of the Howling Dog
Detective (uncredited)
 1934 The Old Fashioned Way
Checkers Game Bystander (uncredited)
 1934 Shoot the Works
Man from Board of Health
 1934 Murder in the Private Car
Man Talking to Holton Conductor (uncredited)
 1934 Hollywood Mystery
Reporter (uncredited)
 1934/I Burn 'Em Up Barnes
Race Car Owner [Ch. 1] (uncredited)
 1934 Murder on the Blackboard
Policeman (uncredited)
 1934 Such Women Are Dangerous
Detective (uncredited)
 1934 Fog Over Frisco
Detective (uncredited)
 1934 Upperworld
Detective (uncredited)
 1934 Whirlpool
Prison Guard (uncredited)
 1934 Gambling Lady
Racetrack Spectator (uncredited)
 1933 The Women in His Life
Dave (uncredited)
 1933 From Headquarters
Police Page Operator (uncredited)
 1933 The Kennel Murder Case
Detective (uncredited)
 1933 Hold the Press
Detective (uncredited)
 1933 Stage Mother
Stage Lighting Man (uncredited)
 1933 Melody Cruise
Train Brakeman (uncredited)
 1933 Parole Girl
Guard (uncredited)
 1933 King Kong
Police Officer (uncredited)
 1932 Flesh
Radio Sports Reporter (uncredited)
 1932 The Death Kiss
Studio Cop (uncredited)
 1932 His Royal Shyness (Short)
Servant (uncredited)
 1932 Trapped in Tia Juana
 1932 The Dark Horse
Delegate (uncredited)
 1932 Lady! Please! (Short)
Detective Dugan
 1931 Shotgun Pass
Jake Mitchell (as Monty Vandergrift)
 1931 Behind Office Doors
Plainclothesman (uncredited)
 1930 Some Babies (Short)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Monte Vandegrift | Monty Vandergrift

Did You Know?


He performed in vaudeville with his wife Norma Leslie before entering motion pictures in 1930.

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