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Ray Collins

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ray Bidwell Collins (December 10, 1889 – July 11, 1965) was an American character actor in stock and Broadway theatre, radio, films, and television. With 900 stage roles to his credit, he became one of the most successful actors in the developing field of radio drama. A friend and associate of Orson Welles for many years, Collins went to Hollywood with the Mercury Theatre company and made his feature-film debut in Citizen Kane, as Kane's ruthless political rival. Collins appeared in more than 75 films and had one of his best-remembered roles on television, as the irascible Lieutenant Arthur Tragg on the television series Perry Mason.

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Dec 10, 1889 In Sacramento, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie One Way Out 1931-01-05
Latest Project:
Movie The Three Stooges 2012-04-13
Known For
Poster of The Three Stooges
Poster of Touch of Evil
Poster of The Heiress
Poster of Valley Town
Movie The Three Stooges Carbunkle 2012-04-13
Movie The Magistical Emperor Poot & Dejon 2008-10-19
Movie Viva la clase media Unknown 1980-01-04
Movie I'll Give My Life John Bradford 1960-02-03
Movie Touch of Evil District Attorney Adair 1958-03-30
Movie Spoilers of the Forest Eric Warren 1957-04-04
Series Perry Mason Lieutenant Tragg 1957-09-21
Movie Never Say Goodbye Dr. Bailey 1956-03-10
Movie The Go-Getter J.P. Miller (sometimes called J.B. Miller) 1956-01-01
Movie The Solid Gold Cadillac Alfred Metcalfe 1956-08-22
Series Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater Unknown 1956-10-05
Movie The Desperate Hours Sheriff Masters 1955-10-05
Series The 20th Century Fox Hour Unknown 1955-10-05
Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1955-10-02
Movie Texas Lady Mica Ralston (rancher) 1955-11-23
Movie The Miracle on 34th Street Judge Harper 1955-12-14
Series Climax! Unknown 1954-10-07
Movie Rose Marie Insp. Appleby 1954-03-03
Series The Halls of Ivy Unknown 1954-10-19
Movie Athena Mr. Tremaine 1954-11-04
Movie Ma and Pa Kettle on Vacation Jonathan Parker 1953-04-01
Movie Column South Brig. Gen. B.N. Stone 1953-05-20
Movie The Kid from Left Field Fred F. Whacker 1953-07-01
Movie The Desert Song Gen. Birabeau 1953-05-30
Movie Bad for Each Other Dan Reasonover 1953-12-24
Movie Young Man with Ideas Edmund Jethrow 1952-05-02
Movie Invitation Warren Pritchard 1952-01-29
Movie Dreamboat Timothy Stone 1952-07-26
Series Cavalcade of America Unknown 1952-10-01
Movie You're in the Navy Now Rear Adm. L. C. Tennant 1951-02-23
Movie Vengeance Valley Arch Strobie 1951-02-14
Movie Ma and Pa Kettle Back on the Farm Jonathan Parker 1951-05-10
Movie Reunion in Reno Judge Thomas Kneeland 1951-10-09
Movie I Want You Judge Kenneth Turner 1951-12-22
Movie The Racket Dist. Atty. Mortimer X. Welsh 1951-10-25
Movie Paid in Full Dr. Fredericks 1950-02-15
Movie Francis Colonel Hooker 1950-02-08
Movie Kill The Umpire Jonah Evans 1950-04-27
Movie The Reformer and the Redhead Commodoro John Balwind Parker 1950-05-05
Movie Summer Stock Jasper G. Wingait 1950-08-31
Series Lux Video Theatre Unknown 1950-10-02
Movie It Happens Every Spring Alfred Greenleaf 1949-06-10
Movie Hideout Arthur Burdett, alias Philip J. Fogarty 1949-03-08
Movie Red Stallion In The Rockies Matthew 'Matt' Simpson 1949-05-02
Movie The Fountainhead Roger Enright 1949-06-25
Movie Free For All A B Blair 1949-11-01
Movie The Heiress Jefferson Almond 1949-10-06
Movie Homecoming Lt. Col. Avery Silver 1948-04-29
Movie The Swordsman MacCoppin 1948-01-02
Movie The Man from Colorado Big Ed Carter 1948-08-07
Movie Good Sam Rev. Daniels 1948-09-01
Movie For the Love of Mary Harvey Elwood 1948-09-01
Series Studio One Unknown 1948-11-07
Movie The Red Stallion Perry Barton 1947-08-16
Movie The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer Dr. Matt Beemish 1947-09-01
Movie A Double Life Victor Donlan 1947-12-25
Movie The Senator Was Indiscreet Fred Houlihan 1947-12-31
Movie Night in Paradise Leonides 1946-05-03
Movie Miss Susie Slagle's Dr. Elijah Howe 1946-03-04
Movie Up Goes Maisie Mr. Floyd Henderickson 1946-02-01
Movie Badman's Territory Colonel Farewell / Narrator 1946-05-04
Movie Boys Ranch Davis Banton 1946-07-18
Movie The Best Years of Our Lives Mr. Milton 1946-12-25
Movie Two Years Before the Mast Gordon Stewart 1946-11-22
Movie Three Wise Fools Judge Watson 1946-09-26
Movie Crack-Up Dr. Lowell 1946-09-06
Movie Roughly Speaking John Chase Randall 1945-01-31
Movie The Unseen Narrator (Voice) 1945-05-12
Movie The Hidden Eye Phillip Treadway 1945-08-31
Movie Leave Her to Heaven Glen Robie 1945-12-25
Movie See Here, Private Hargrove Brodie S. Griffith 1944-03-18
Movie Main Street Today Otis Bird 1944-03-25
Movie The Eve of St. Mark Deckman West 1944-05-22
Movie Can't Help Singing Senator Frost 1944-12-25
Movie Barbary Coast Gent Johnny Adair 1944-09-01
Movie The Seventh Cross Wallau 1944-07-24
Movie The Human Comedy Mr. Macauley 1943-03-02
Movie Crime Doctor Dr. John Carey 1943-06-22
Movie Slightly Dangerous Snodgrass 1943-04-01
Movie Salute to the Marines Col. John Mason 1943-09-02
Movie Madame Curie Lecturer (voice) (uncredited) 1943-12-16
Movie Whistling in Brooklyn Grover Kendall 1943-12-01
Movie The Magnificent Ambersons Jack Amberson 1942-07-10
Movie Highways by Night Ben Van Steel, Tommy's Uncle 1942-10-02
Movie The Big Street Professor B 1942-08-13
Movie The Navy Comes Through Capt. McCall 1942-10-30
Movie Commandos Strike at Dawn Johan Bergesen 1942-12-30
Movie Citizen Kane Jim W. Gettys 1941-04-17
Movie Citizen Kane Trailer Unknown 1940-01-01
Movie Valley Town Mayor (voice) 1940-08-04
Movie The Trans-Atlantic Mystery Waite 1932-08-31
Movie One Way Out Police Sergeant on Bicycle (uncredited) 1931-01-05