Person Details

Birthday: 1903-04-09 17:11:18

Death: 1960-11-05 17:11:18

Aliases: Wardell Edwin Bond

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Benkelman, Nebraska, USA

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Movie Involvements: 162

TV Involvements: 1


Most Famous Work

Biography

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Wardell Edwin Bond (April 9, 1903 – November 5, 1960) was an American film character actor whose rugged appearance and easygoing charm were featured in more than 200 films, as well as in the NBC television series Wagon Train from 1957 to 1961. Among his best-remembered roles are Bert the cop in Frank Capra's It's a Wonderful Life (1946) and Captain Clayton in John Ford's The Searchers (1956).

Most Famous Work

Rio Bravo
Average
8

Rio Bravo

(1959) Pat Wheeler
It's a Wonderful Life
Average
8

It's a Wonderful Life

(1946) Bert
The Searchers
Average
8

The Searchers

(1956) Rev. Capt. Samuel Johnston Clayton
Gone with the Wind
Average
8

Gone with the Wind

(1939) Tom the Yankee Captain
The Maltese Falcon
Average
8

The Maltese Falcon

(1941) Det. Tom Polhaus
The Grapes of Wrath
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8

The Grapes of Wrath

(1940) Policeman
My Darling Clementine
Average
8

My Darling Clementine

(1946) Morgan Earp
Son of Frankenstein
Average
7

Son of Frankenstein

(1939) Gendarme at Gate

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2005 John L. Sullivan (archive footage)
2004 Himself-archive
1983 Himself (archive footage)
1965 N/A
1959 Major Seth Adams (uncredited)
Pat Wheeler
1958 Father Cairns
1957 Major Seth Adams
John Dodge
N/A
Big Dan Halliday
1956 Dr. Joseph Holden
Sen. Blakely
N/A
Rev. Capt. Samuel Johnston Clayton
1955 Buck Goodhue, alias Buck Garrison
Sheriff Gil Corrigan
Dowdy
Narrator
Herman Kohler
1954 Coach Virgil Jackson
N/A
John McIvers
Frank MacWade
1953 Bufallo Baker
Cole Gardner
Dutch Peterson
N/A
1952 Lt. John McCreery
N/A
Lt. Tod Voorhees
Father Peter Lonergan
1951 Walter Brent
N/A
Cpl. Timothy Gilchrist
Maj. Marshal Trowbridge
John "Pop" Perry
1950 Inspector Charles Weber
Elder Wiggs
Lee
Sheriff Jim Caradac
1949 N/A
1948 Perley 'Buck' Sweet
La Hire
McCarthy
Hoab Dabney
Sgt. Maj. Michael O'Rourke
1947 James Calvert, aka 'El Gringo'
John Fraser
1946 Bert
Morgan Earp
Honey Bragg
1945 Jim Bender
"Boats" Mulcahey, Chief Boatswain's Mate
1944 'Judge' Robert Garvey
Jed Bruce
Lt. Cmdr. Robinson
1943 Al Yackey
FBI Chief Craig
Jimmy
Sharkey
1942 John L. Sullivan
Steve Maschick
Rock Delaney
Sgt. Scully
Moose Malloy (Uncredited)
Sheriff Edmunds
1941 Tim Dorson
Det. Tom Polhaus
Ike Botkin
Barney Millen
Eddie Adams
Wash Gibbs
Floyd, Amato's Goon
Lov Bensey
patient
1940 Townley
Yank
First Policeman (uncredited)
Ape
Shore Patrolman
Franz
First Outlaw
Confederate Sergeant Checking Passengers
Policeman
Regan
1939 Walton
Tom the Yankee Captain
Adam Hartman
Hunk
Thug (uncredited)
Town Marshal
Mart Hendler
John Palmer Cass
Mexican Pete
Ladislaw Klewicki
American Legionnaire (uncredited)
Tracklayer (uncredited)
Accused Rustler
Bud Taylor
Sailor Sam - Wrestler
Henchman Dusty
Wes Handley
Kid Ramsey
Jim Hatton
Lenihan
Gendarme at Gate
1938 Clarence - a Policeman
Seaman Olaf Swanson
Mulligan P. Martinez
Gambler in Fake Fight
Mike - the Detective (uncredited)
Motorcycle Cop
Tug
Big Red Kincaid
Detective
Henchman Pecos
N/A
Mongol Guard (uncredited)
Biff Moran
Eddie Edwards
Muller
Motorcycle Cop (uncredited)
Bill Purvis
Spike
Lout Laughing in Church (uncredited)
1937 Connors - Death-Row Inmate
Violets (Uncredited)
Peter 'Spudsy' Baker
Doorman
Eddie - Cab Driver Slugged by Topper (uncredited)
Motorcycle cop
Eddie Hawkins
MP (uncredited)
Fingers
Tartar Guard (Uncredited)
Top Sgt. Burke
Paul Sangar
Sidecar Wilson
Casey - Guard
1936 Party Guest (uncredited)
Gus 'Knockout' Carrigan
Prison Guard
Don Foster
Tim Casey
Gambler
John 'Gloves' Baker
Policeman
The Drill Master
Thief (uncredited)
Husky Man
Man (uncredited)
Ranse Willard
American Stage Manager (uncredited)
Newsstand Customer
Marve Slater
Gunner Brady
Sweeney (uncredited)
Pa's Guest
John Doe, a Gangster
Policeman
Tex
1935 Motorcycle cop
Bank Robber
Danny
Lucky's Henchman (uncredited)
Lacrosse
Relative
Murmex of Carthage, a Gladiator (uncredited)
Jess
Kell's Henchman
Chick
Detective
'Heavy' Johnson (Uncredited)
Gunman at Train Station (uncredited)
Roughneck Leader
Herman Lahey
Brad Harrison
Ward, Assistant Director on Film Set
Luke Long
Policeman
Instructor
Mr. Clark - Football Coach
1934 Morgan's Henchman (uncredited)
Det. John Connors
Wynkoski
Cop
Ship Steward (uncredited)
Palace Guard Finding Cellini's Clothes
Hood
Spectator
Dave Jordon
Head Coach Smith
Dirigible Officer
Jack Baker
Farley
Dave, Cougar Henchman
Motor Cop
Bus Driver #1 (uncredited)
Husband
Ben Murchison
1933 Joe
Assistant Coach (uncredited)
Red the Brakeman (uncredited)
Bumps O'Neill
Mounted Policeman (uncredited)
Cramer
Red (uncredited)
Elder Snead
1932 Muscles Manning (uncredited)
Curley Decker
Frank
'Brick' Gilligan
Bart - Henchman
Johnson (uncredited)
Cop in Raid
Ham
1931 Cop
Cop in montage (uncredited)
1930 Sid Bascom (uncredited)
Inmate Socked by Saint Louis (uncredited)
Sergeant
1929 USC Player - #30 (uncredited)
Midshipman Harold
Flood Extra (uncredited)
Year Character Movie/Tv

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