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Joseph Crehan

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Joseph Crehan (July 15, 1883 – April 15, 1966) was an American film actor. He appeared in more than 300 films between 1916 and 1965, and notably played Ulysses S. Grant nine times between 1939 and 1958, most memorably in Union Pacific and They Died With Their Boots On. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland and died in Hollywood, California from a stroke. Crehan often played alongside Charles C. Wilson with whom he is sometimes confused.

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Jul 15, 1883 In Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Under Two Flags 1916-07-31
Latest Project:
Movie Judgment at Nuremberg 1961-12-18
Known For
Poster of Gun Crazy
Poster of The Big Sleep
Poster of The Mysterious Mr. M
Poster of It Happened One Night
Movie Judgment at Nuremberg Courtroom Spectator at Verdict (uncredited) 1961-12-18
Series The Andy Griffith Show Unknown 1960-10-03
Series Bat Masterson Unknown 1958-10-08
Series Leave It to Beaver Unknown 1957-10-04
Series 26 Men Unknown 1957-11-01
Movie The Twinkle In God's Eye Doctor 1955-10-13
Series The Lone Wolf Unknown 1954-01-01
Series The Whistler Unknown 1954-07-13
Movie Highway Dragnet Elderly Border Inspection Officer 1954-01-20
Movie Deadline - U.S.A. City Editor of The Standard (uncredited) 1952-03-14
Movie Roadblock Thompson (uncredited) 1951-09-17
Series I Love Lucy Detective 1951-10-15
Movie The Arizona Cowboy Colonel Jefferson 1950-04-01
Series Lux Video Theatre Unknown 1950-10-02
Movie Gun Crazy Plant Foreman (uncredited) 1950-01-20
Movie The Tougher They Come Thompson 1950-11-16
Movie The Flying Missile Rear Admiral 1950-12-24
Movie The Last Bandit Local No. 44 Engineer 1949-02-25
Movie Bad Men of Tombstone Mine Superintendent 1949-01-21
Movie Amazon Quest De Ruyter 1949-05-13
Movie State Department: File 649 Government Official 1949-02-11
Movie Duke of Chicago 'Tex' Harman 1949-03-15
Movie Ringside Oscar Brannigan 1949-07-14
Movie Red Desert President Ulysses S. Grant 1949-12-17
Movie Dancing in the Dark Board Member 1949-12-02
Movie Prejudice J.P. Baker 1949-10-17
Series The Lone Ranger Tom Patrict 1949-09-15
Movie April Showers William Barnes 1948-03-27
Movie The Hunted Small Town Police Captain 1948-04-07
Movie Adventures in Silverado McHugh 1948-03-25
Movie Silver River President Ulysses S Grant (uncredited) 1948-05-20
Movie Because of Eve Dr. West 1948-01-01
Movie The Enchanted Valley Chief Scott 1948-03-24
Movie Night Time in Nevada Engineer Casey 1948-09-05
Movie Street Corner Dr. James Fenton 1948-12-03
Movie The Gallant Legion George Trent - State Official 1948-05-24
Movie Sundown in Santa Fe Major Larkin 1948-11-05
Movie Homicide for Three Police Captain 1948-12-08
Movie Relentless Doctor 1948-06-15
Movie The Trespasser The Doctor 1947-07-03
Movie Philo Vance's Gamble Ellis Mason 1947-04-12
Movie Monsieur Verdoux Broker (uncredited) 1947-09-26
Movie Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome Chief Brandon 1947-09-26
Movie The Phantom Thief 'Jumbo' Madigan - Pawnbroker 1946-05-02
Movie Behind the Mask Police Inspector Cardonna 1946-05-25
Movie O.S.S. Gen. Donovan 1946-05-26
Movie The Shadow Returns Police Insp. Cardona 1946-02-16
Movie Bad Bascomb Gov. Clark (uncredited) 1946-05-26
Movie Tars and Spars Admiral 1946-01-10
Movie A Guy Could Change McCarthy 1946-01-27
Movie Deadline at Dawn Lieutenant Kane 1946-03-18
Movie Strange Journey Thompson 1946-10-03
Movie Dick Tracy vs. Cueball Chief Brandon 1946-11-22
Movie Magnificent Doll Williams 1946-12-08
Movie The Falcon's Adventure Inspector Cavanaugh 1946-12-13
Movie Night Train to Memphis John Stevenson 1946-07-12
Movie Dangerous Money Capt. Black 1946-10-12
Movie The Brute Man Police Commissioner Salisbury (uncredited) 1946-10-01
Movie The Mysterious Mr. M Dan Blair 1946-07-23
Movie The Big Sleep Medical Examiner (uncredited) 1946-08-23
Movie The Royal Mounted Rides Again RCMP Sergeant Nelson 1945-10-23
Movie Man Alive Dr. James P. Whitney 1945-11-16
Movie The Chicago Kid Chief Rogers 1945-06-29
Movie Adventure Ed - Maritime Office (uncredited) 1945-12-28
Movie Dick Tracy Chief Brandon 1945-12-01
Movie The Navy Way Chaplain Benson 1944-02-26
Movie Phantom Lady Detective Tom 1944-01-28
Movie Hands Across the Border Jeff "Bet-A-Hundred" Adams 1944-01-05
Movie The Adventures of Mark Twain Ulysses S. Grant 1944-05-03
Movie The Great Alaskan Mystery Bill Hudson 1944-04-25
Movie When the Lights Go On Again Bob 1944-10-22
Movie Christmas Holiday Steve, the Bartender (uncredited) 1944-06-28
Movie One Mysterious Night Jumbo Madigan (Uncredited) 1944-10-21
Movie The Missing Juror Willard Apple / Falstaff 1944-11-16
Movie Black Magic Police Sgt. Matthews 1944-08-19
Movie Mission to Moscow Reporter (uncredited) 1943-04-29
Movie False Faces Police Capt. Alan O'Brien 1943-05-28
Movie She Has What It Takes George Clarke 1943-04-15
Movie Keep 'em Slugging Detective Sergeant 1943-03-01
Movie Hit the Ice Train Conductor #1 (uncredited) 1943-06-02
Movie City Without Men Father Burns 1943-01-14
Movie Adventures of the Flying Cadets Col. George Bolton [Chs. 1-2] 1943-09-07
Movie The Desert Song Steve, a Reporter 1943-12-17
Movie Mr. Lucky Detective (uncredited) 1943-07-01
Movie Crazy House Mogey 1943-10-08
Movie Mystery Broadcast Joseph Crehan 1943-11-23
Movie Honeymoon Lodge Judge 1943-07-23
Movie The Woman of the Town New York Newspaper Editor 1943-12-31
Movie Obliging Young Lady Managing Editor (uncredited) 1942-04-01
Movie Gang Busters Police Chief Martin O'Brien 1942-03-31
Movie Murder in the Big House Ainslee 1942-04-11
Movie The Courtship of Andy Hardy Peter Dugan 1942-03-03
Movie Cadets on Parade Jeff Shannon 1942-01-22
Movie Hello, Annapolis Evans Arden 1942-04-23
Movie Sealed Lips Chief Charles R. Dugan 1942-01-02
Movie Treat 'Em Rough Roderick Wetherbee (as Joe Crehan) 1942-01-30
Movie Wild Bill Hickok Rides Ray Trent (uncredited) 1942-01-31
Movie Larceny, Inc. Warden 1942-04-24
Movie Gentleman Jim Duffy - Referee (uncredited) 1942-11-14
Movie Junior Army Mr. Jeffrey Ferguson 1942-11-26
Movie Men of Texas Luther Crittenden 1942-07-03
Movie You Can't Escape Forever Warden (uncredited) 1942-10-10
Movie Whistling in Dixie Deputy Police Commissioner (uncredited) 1942-12-31
Movie Girl Trouble Kohn 1942-10-09
Movie The Secret Code Police Chief Henry Burns 1942-09-04
Movie Eyes of the Underworld Kirby - Assistant Police Chief 1942-10-02
Movie Here Comes Happiness Tom Burke 1941-03-14
Movie Washington Melodrama Phil Sampson 1941-04-17
Movie A Man Betrayed Unknown 1941-03-07
Movie Back Street Postman 1941-02-07
Movie Love Crazy Judge 1941-05-23
Movie Know For Sure supporting role 1941-01-01
Movie The Case of the Black Parrot Inspector Grady 1941-01-09
Movie Andy Hardy's Private Secretary Peter Dugan 1941-02-21
Movie Here Comes Mr. Jordan Doctor (uncredited) 1941-08-07
Movie Texas Rancher Dusty King 1941-10-09
Movie Three Girls About Town Labor leader 1941-10-23
Movie Nevada City Mark Benton 1941-06-19
Movie Doctors Don't Tell Judge Hoskins 1941-09-22
Movie They Died with Their Boots On President Ulysses S. Grant (uncredited) 1941-11-20
Movie Nine Lives Are Not Enough Editor (uncredited) 1941-09-20
Movie Manpower Sweeney 1941-08-09
Movie Flying Blind Nunnally 1941-08-29
Movie Broadway Melody of 1940 Ballroom Manager (uncredited) 1940-02-09
Movie The House Across the Bay Federal Man 1940-03-01
Movie Gaucho Serenade Edward Martin 1940-05-09
Movie Emergency Squad H. Tyler Joyce, editor 1940-01-05
Movie Music in My Heart Mark C. Gilman 1940-01-04
Movie The Green Hornet Judge Stanton 1940-01-08
Movie The Fighting 69th Inoculations Doctor (uncredited) 1940-01-27
Movie Colorado Gen. Ulysses S. Grant 1940-09-15
Movie The Texas Rangers Ride Again Johnson 1940-12-13
Movie Brother Orchid Brother MacEwen 1940-06-07
Movie Little Nellie Kelly Police Commissioner O'Brien (uncredited) 1940-11-22
Movie Santa Fe Trail Officer at Washington Party (uncredited) 1940-12-20
Movie City for Conquest Doctor 1940-09-21
Movie Public Deb No. 1 Director 1940-09-13
Movie Dodge City Hammond (uncredited) 1939-04-08
Movie Union Pacific Ulysses S. Grant 1939-05-05
Movie Maisie Defense Attorney Wilcox 1939-06-22
Movie Almost a Gentleman Prosecutor 1939-03-31
Movie Tell No Tales Chalmers 1939-06-12
Movie Wings of the Navy Second Doctor 1939-02-11
Movie Pride of the Navy Brad Foster 1939-01-23
Movie Behind Prison Gates Prison Warden O'Neil 1939-07-28
Movie Star Reporter Gordon 1939-02-22
Movie Society Lawyer City Editor 1939-03-21
Movie You Can't Get Away with Murder Warden of Sing Sing 1939-03-23
Movie Navy Secrets FBI Chief Herbert Daly 1939-02-08
Movie We Are Not Alone American at Train Station 1939-11-25
Movie The Return of Doctor X Editor 1939-11-23
Movie Invisible Stripes Garage Owner (uncredited) 1939-12-30
Movie Private Detective Capt. Murphy 1939-12-09
Movie They All Come Out Judge (uncredited) 1939-08-04
Movie The Roaring Twenties Michaels 1939-10-28
Movie Geronimo President Ulysses S. Grant 1939-11-26
Movie Hollywood Cavalcade Attorney 1939-10-13
Movie The Star Maker Thomas Marlowe 1939-08-25
Movie Blackmail Mr. Blaine (uncredited) 1939-09-08
Movie Babes in Arms Mr. Essex 1939-10-10
Movie Stanley and Livingstone Morehead 1939-08-18
Movie State Police Mr. Owen, Mine Owner 1938-03-18
Movie Bluebeard's Eighth Wife American Tourist (uncredited) 1938-03-25
Movie Night Spot Inspector Wayland 1938-02-25
Movie Happy Landing Agent 1938-01-23
Movie Alexander's Ragtime Band Stage Manager 1938-05-24
Movie Here's Flash Casey Blaine 1938-01-07
Movie Midnight Intruder Bill Harwood - Newspaper Editor 1938-02-06
Movie The Kid Comes Back Danny Lockridge 1938-02-12
Movie Woman Against Woman Sen. Kingsley 1938-06-24
Movie Crime Takes a Holiday Gov. Bill Allen 1938-10-05
Movie Gang Bullets Wallace 1938-11-10
Movie A Criminal Is Born Frank Wheeler 1938-06-05
Movie Too Hot to Handle First Advertising Man (uncredited) 1938-09-16
Movie Girls on Probation Todd 1938-10-22
Movie Four's a Crowd Butler Pierce 1938-08-04
Movie Billy The Kid Returns U.S. Marshal Dave Conway 1938-09-04
Movie Gateway Inspector 1938-08-05
Movie Draegerman Courage Dr. Stuart Hunter 1937-05-15
Movie This Is My Affair Priest 1937-05-28
Movie A Day at Santa Anita Biff--Blackburn's Trainer (uncredited) 1937-05-27
Movie The Cherokee Strip Army Officer 1937-05-15
Movie The Go-Getter Karl Stone 1937-05-22
Movie Smart Blonde Tiny Torgensen 1937-01-02
Movie Guns of the Pecos Captain Norris 1937-01-02
Movie God's Country and the Woman Jordan 1937-01-16
Movie Once a Doctor Captain Andrews 1937-01-23
Movie Her Husband's Secretary Stevenson 1937-02-26
Movie Midnight Court Judge Frederick J. Thompson 1937-03-06
Movie There Goes My Girl Sgt. Wood 1937-05-21
Movie The Wrong Road District Attorney 1937-10-11
Movie Blossoms On Broadway Bartender (uncredited) 1937-11-19
Movie Beg, Borrow or Steal Mr. Parsons, Murillo Customer (uncredited) 1937-12-03
Movie Kid Galahad Brady 1937-05-29
Movie Outlaws of the Orient Snyder 1937-08-20
Movie The Duke Comes Back Pat Doyle 1937-11-29
Movie Talent Scout A.J. Lambert 1937-07-24
Movie The Case of the Stuttering Bishop Paul Drake 1937-06-08
Movie Girls Can Play Brophy 1937-06-23
Movie Midnight Madonna Moe Grinnell 1937-07-01
Movie Born Reckless District Attorney 1937-06-25
Movie Bullets or Ballots Grand Jury Spokesman 1936-06-06
Movie Murder by an Aristocrat Hilary Thatcher 1936-06-13
Movie Brides Are Like That Tom Carter 1936-04-18
Movie Earthworm Tractors Mr. Henderson 1936-07-24
Movie The Murder of Dr. Harrigan Lieut. Lamb 1936-01-11
Movie Bengal Tiger Bill Hinsdale 1936-07-29
Movie Boulder Dam Ross 1936-03-07
Movie Road Gang Harry Shields 1936-03-28
Movie The Singing Kid Agent Fulton (uncredited) 1936-04-10
Movie China Clipper Jim Horn 1936-08-11
Movie Here Comes Carter Daniel Bronson 1936-10-24
Movie The Captain's Kid Deputy Coroner Frank Knickerbocker 1936-11-14
Movie Jailbreak Warden 1936-08-05
Movie Gold Diggers of 1937 Chairman 1936-12-28
Movie Cain and Mabel Reed's Manager 1936-09-26
Movie King of Hockey Mike Trotter 1936-12-19
Movie Anthony Adverse Capt. Elisha Jorham 1936-08-29
Movie Trailin' West Colonel Douglas 1936-09-04
Movie Down the Stretch C.D. Burch 1936-09-18
Movie Let 'em Have It Memory Test Instructor 1935-05-15
Movie Oil For The Lamps Of China Clements 1935-06-08
Movie Dinky Orphanage Director 1935-05-11
Movie Black Fury Johnny Farrell 1935-05-18
Movie Stranded Johnny Quinn 1935-06-29
Movie The Payoff Harvey Morris 1935-01-09
Movie While the Patient Slept Evening Bulletin Editor (uncredited) 1935-03-09
Movie Traveling Saleslady Murdock 1935-03-28
Movie Go Into Your Dance H.P. Jackson 1935-04-20
Movie Shipmates Forever Spike (uncredited) 1935-10-12
Movie The Case of the Lucky Legs Detective Johnson 1935-10-05
Movie Man of Iron Tom Martin 1935-12-21
Movie Front Page Woman Spike Kiley 1935-07-11
Movie Special Agent Commissioner of Police 1935-09-14
Movie Frisco Kid McClanahan 1935-11-29
Movie Page Miss Glory Detective Chief 1935-09-07
Movie Bright Lights Post Office Attendant 1935-07-27
Movie Don't Bet on Blondes Doctor Delivering Quintuplets (Uncredited) 1935-07-13
Movie The Merry Frinks Mr. Baxter 1934-05-26
Movie Jimmy the Gent Murder Trial Judge (uncredited) 1934-03-09
Movie Sleepers East Conductor (uncredited) 1934-01-01
Movie Now I'll Tell Hospital Doctor 1934-06-07
Movie It Happened One Night Detective (uncredited) 1934-02-22
Movie The Case of the Howling Dog Captain Kelly (uncredited) 1934-09-22
Movie The Hell Cat Captain Barnett 1934-06-16
Movie Gentlemen Are Born Haskins 1934-11-17
Movie Big Hearted Herbert IRS Tax Investigator (uncredited) 1934-10-03
Movie Among the Missing Detective O'Malley 1934-09-25
Movie A Lost Lady Second Doctor (uncredited) 1934-09-29
Movie Female Police Lieutenant (Uncredited) 1933-11-11
Movie Duck Soup Dignitary at Reception (uncredited) 1933-11-12
Movie Havana Widows Ship Captain (uncredited) 1933-11-18
Movie Before Midnight Capt. Frank Flynn 1933-11-18
Movie Stolen Heaven Henry - Steve's Butler 1931-02-20
Movie Under Two Flags Unknown 1916-07-31