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Richard Arlen is a Actor American born on 1 september 1899 at Saint Paul (USA)

Richard Arlen

Richard Arlen
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Birth name Richard Cornelius Van Mattimore
Nationality USA
Birth 1 september 1899 at Saint Paul (USA)
Death 28 march 1976 (at 76 years) at Hollywood (USA)

Richard Arlen (September 1, 1899 – March 28, 1976) was an American actor of film and television.

Biography

Born Sylvanus Richard Van Mattimore in St. Paul, Minnesota, he attended the University of Pennsylvania. He served in Canada as a pilot in the Royal Flying Corps during World War I. His first job after the war was with St. Paul's Athletic Club. Then he went to the oilfields of Texas and Oklahoma and found work as a tool boy. He was thereafter a messenger and sporting editor of a newspaper before going to Los Angeles to star in films, but no producer wanted him. He was a delivery boy for a film laboratory when the motorcycle which he was riding landed him a broken leg outside the Paramount Pictures lot. A sympathetic film director gave him his start as an extra. He appeared at first in silent films before making the transition to talkies. His first important film role was in Vengeance of the Deep (1923).

He took time out from his Hollywood career to teach as a United States Army Air Forces flight instructor in World War II.

Arlen is best known for his role as a pilot in the Academy Award-winning Wings (1927) with Clara Bow, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Gary Cooper, El Brendel, and his first wife, Jobyna Ralston, whom he married in 1927. He was among the more famous residents of the celebrity enclave, Toluca Lake, California.

In the 1950s and early 1960s, Arlen was active in television, having guest starred in several anthology series, including Playhouse 90, The Loretta Young Show, The 20th Century Fox Hour, and in three episodes of the series about clergymen, Crossroads.

Arlen appeared in westerns, such as Lawman, Branded, Bat Masterson, Wanted: Dead or Alive, Wagon Train, and Yancy Derringer, and in such drama/adventure programs like Ripcord, Whirlybirds, Perry Mason, The New Breed, COronado 9, and Michael Shayne.

For his contribution to the motion picture industry, Richard Arlen has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6753 Hollywood Blvd.

On his death from emphysema in 1976, Arlen was interred at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, California.

Best films

Wings (1927)
(Actor)
When My Baby Smiles at Me (1948)
(Actor)

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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Richard Arlen (117 films)

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Actor

Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood, 1h32
Directed by Michael Winner
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about animals, Films about dogs, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Madeline Kahn, Bruce Dern, Rintintin (acteur canin), Teri Garr, Art Carney, Phil Silvers
Roles Silent Film Star 2
Rating49% 2.4597352.4597352.4597352.4597352.459735
En 1924, Estie Del Ruth se rend à Hollywood dans l'espoir de devenir une grande actrice. Sur son chemin, elle rencontre un chien du nom de Won Ton Ton (Rintintin) qui se met à la suivre. Une fois à destination, Won Ton Ton séduit tout le monde et devient une star à la place d'Estie.
Anzio
Anzio (1968)
, 1h57
Directed by Duilio Coletti, Edward Dmytryk
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Action, Historical
Themes Political films
Actors Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan, Peter Falk, John Arthur Kennedy, Earl Holliman, Mark Damon
Rating59% 2.9990252.9990252.9990252.9990252.999025
After meeting a general, war correspondent Dick Ennis (Robert Mitchum) is assigned to accompany US Army Rangers for the upcoming attempt to outflank the tough enemy defenses. The amphibious landing is unopposed, but the bumbling American general, Jack Lesley (Arthur Kennedy) is too cautious, preferring to fortify his beachhead before advancing inland. Ennis and a Ranger drive in a jeep through the countryside, discovering there are few Germans between the beachhead and Rome, but his information is ignored. As a result, the German commander, Kesselring (Wolfgang Preiss), has time to gather his forces and launch an effective counterattack.
Fort Utah
Fort Utah (1967)
, 1h24
Directed by Lesley Selander
Origin USA
Genres Western
Actors John Ireland, Virginia Mayo, Scott Brady, John Russell, Robert Strauss, Richard Arlen
Roles Sam Tyler
Rating48% 2.4307652.4307652.4307652.4307652.430765
A former gunslinger, Tom Horn (John Ireland). has to fight off a renegade cavalryman and his band of outlaws who are terrorising pioneer settlers and the local Indians.
Red Tomahawk, 1h22
Directed by R. G. Springsteen
Origin USA
Genres Western
Actors Howard Keel, Joan Caulfield, Broderick Crawford, Scott Brady, Wendell Corey, Richard Arlen
Roles Deadwood Telegrapher
Rating51% 2.553842.553842.553842.553842.55384
Après la défaite du général Custer et de son régiment face aux Sioux, à Little Big Horn, la région n'est plus en sécurité... Lors d'une patrouille, le capitaine Tom York est le premier à arriver sur les lieux du massacre et à constater l'ampleur de la situation. Il s'empresse aussitôt d'alerter la petite ville voisine du danger qui la menace, les indiens pouvant désormais attaquer à tout moment.
Johnny Reno, 1h23
Directed by R. G. Springsteen
Origin USA
Genres Action, Western
Actors Dana Andrews, Jane Russell, Lon Chaney, Jr., John Agar, Lyle Bettger, Tom Drake
Roles Ned Duggan
Rating57% 2.859232.859232.859232.859232.85923
The film features Dana Andrews, Jane Russell, and Lon Chaney, Jr., and involves a frontier marshal (Andrews) who finds himself desperately trying to stop a man he had brought to jail from being lynched by the furious townspeople.
To the Shores of Hell, 1h22
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War
Themes Political films
Actors Marshall Thompson, Richard Arlen, Dick O'Neill
Roles Brig. Gen. F.W. Ramsgate
Rating53% 2.675212.675212.675212.675212.67521
Waco
Waco (1966)
, 1h25
Directed by R. G. Springsteen
Origin USA
Genres Action, Romance, Western
Actors Howard Keel, Jane Russell, Brian Donlevy, Wendell Corey, Terry Moore, John Agar
Roles Billy Kelly
Rating54% 2.7155452.7155452.7155452.7155452.715545
A town in Wyoming is up in arms. Somebody has shot the sheriff, Billy Kelly, and things are so bad that preacher Sam Stone and businessman George Gates implore the mayor, Ned West, to bring in outside help.
The Human Duplicators, 1h20
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors Richard Kiel, Hugh Beaumont, George Nader, George Macready, Dolores Faith, Barbara Nichols
Roles National Intelligence
Rating29% 1.481811.481811.481811.481811.48181
Giant alien Dr. Kolos (Richard Kiel) is dispatched to Earth from a faraway galaxy with orders to create android doppelgängers in order to infiltrate human society by employing the scientific services of hypnotized cyberneticist Prof. Vaughn Dornheimer (George Macready). This mission of colonization is thwarted not by the FBI agents sent to investigate but by Kolos falling in love with the scientist's beautiful blind niece Lisa (Dolores Faith).
Apache Uprising, 1h30
Directed by R. G. Springsteen
Origin USA
Genres Western
Actors Rory Calhoun, Corinne Calvet, John Russell, Arthur Hunnicutt, Lon Chaney, Jr., Gene Evans
Roles Captain Gannon
Rating57% 2.86152.86152.86152.86152.8615
En traversant l'Arizona dans les années 1880, deux hommes — Jim Walkers et Bill Gibson — se font attaquer par des Apaches mais sont sauvés par l'arrivée d'une cavalerie. Les deux hommes essayent de prévenir les habitants de la ville la plus proche, Apache Wells, d'une révolte prochaine des apaches. Arrivés à Apache Wells, ils proposent leur escorte à une diligence se préparant pour transporter une importante somme d'argent vers une autre ville...
Black Spurs, 1h21
Directed by R. G. Springsteen
Origin USA
Genres Western
Actors Rory Calhoun, Linda Darnell, Terry Moore, Scott Brady, Lon Chaney, Jr., Richard Arlen
Roles Pete
Rating58% 2.9070352.9070352.9070352.9070352.907035
Santee becomes a bounty hunter to earn enough to marry Anna, the woman he loves. But when he returns to their Kansas town, she has married the sheriff instead.
Town Tamer
Town Tamer (1965)
, 1h29
Directed by Lesley Selander
Origin USA
Genres Action, Western
Actors Dana Andrews, Terry Moore, Pat O'Brien, Lon Chaney, Jr., Bruce Cabot, Lyle Bettger
Roles Doctor Kent
Rating57% 2.865552.865552.865552.865552.86555
En 1879, Condor, patron des tripots, engage un tueur pour éliminer Tom Rosser, shérif d'une petite ville du Kansas. Mais l'assassin rate sa cible et tue la femme de Rosser. Bien décidé à prendre sa revanche, le shérif démissionne de ses fonctions et part à la recherche de Condor. Mais au même moment, le maire et le médecin lui demandent de débarrasser la ville des hors-la-loi...
Young Fury
Young Fury (1965)
, 1h20
Origin USA
Genres Western
Actors Rory Calhoun, Virginia Mayo, William Bendix, Lon Chaney, Jr., Richard Arlen, John Agar
Roles Sheriff Jenkins
Rating57% 2.865292.865292.865292.865292.86529
Pursued by the Dawson gang, Clint McCoy returns to his old hometown for the first time in many years. He left long ago after the infidelity of wife Sara, leaving her and their infant son Tige behind.
Black Spurs, 1h21
Directed by R. G. Springsteen
Origin USA
Genres Western
Actors Rory Calhoun, Linda Darnell, Terry Moore, Scott Brady, Bruce Cabot, Lon Chaney, Jr.
Roles Pete
Rating58% 2.9070352.9070352.9070352.9070352.907035
Kansas, 1880, Santee quitte le ranch où il travaille pour devenir chasseur de primes. Après une absence de huit mois, il découvre à son retour que sa jeune fiancée a épousé un autre homme. Pistolero accompli, Santee décide de mettre ses talents aux services de causes très douteuses et rencontre un escroc avec qui il s'associe. Mais, voulant protéger une petite ville, il va finalement se retourner contre ce même associé...