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Glen Cavender

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Glen Cavender (September 19, 1883 – February 9, 1962) was an American film actor. He appeared in 259 films between 1914 and 1949. The Spanish–American War soldier was born in Tucson, Arizona, and died in Hollywood, California. He started his acting career in vaudeville shows. Cavender belonged to the original Keystone Cops and was a regular in numerous Mack Sennett comedies. He also worked as a director for three Mack Sennett films between 1914 and 1916. During the 1920s, Cavender worked for the film studios Educational and Christie and appeared in Buster Keaton's film classic The General (1926) as the antagonistic Union Captain Anderson. The advance of sound film in the late 1920s damaged his career and, formerly a well-known actor, Cavender only played minor roles until his retirement in 1949.

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Sep 19, 1883 In Tucson, Arizona, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Tango Tangles 1914-03-09
Latest Project:
Movie The Fountainhead 1949-06-25
Known For
Poster of The Roaring Twenties
Poster of Torchy Blane.. Playing with Dynamite
Poster of Dark Victory
Poster of Today We Live
Movie The Fountainhead Pedestrian Onlooker (uncredited) 1949-06-25
Movie Edge of Darkness Cannery Worker 1943-04-09
Movie Spy Ship Karl, Radio Operator 1942-06-06
Movie George Washington Slept Here Well Digger (uncredited) 1942-10-30
Movie The Great Mr. Nobody On-looker at Fight (uncredited) 1941-02-15
Movie Here Comes Happiness Man Getting Headlined Paper (uncredited) 1941-03-14
Movie Singapore Woman Glen, Mine Foreman (uncredited) 1941-05-17
Movie Bad Men of Missouri Tod 1941-07-26
Movie Highway West Hotel Doorman (uncredited) 1941-08-07
Movie Underground Man Giving Sylvia Baggage Claim Ticket 1941-06-28
Movie King of the Lumberjacks Lumberjack in Dominic's Office (uncredited) 1940-04-12
Movie Calling Philo Vance Train Porter Asked to Send Telegram 1940-02-03
Movie Brother Rat and a Baby Courtroom Extra 1940-01-13
Movie 'Til We Meet Again Ship Officer (uncredited) 1940-04-20
Movie British Intelligence Under Officer Pfalz 1940-01-29
Movie An Angel from Texas Lone Star Townsman / New York Passerby Extra 1940-04-27
Movie Lady with Red Hair Stage Doorman (uncredited) 1940-11-30
Movie Flowing Gold Oil Worker (uncredited) 1940-08-24
Movie No Time for Comedy Actor in Show (uncredited) 1940-09-14
Movie The Man I Married Petty Official 1940-08-09
Movie All This, and Heaven Too Jean 1940-07-13
Movie Confessions of a Nazi Spy Man in Montage Stuffing Mailboxes (uncredited) 1939-05-06
Movie Torchy Runs for Mayor Store Customer (uncredited) 1939-05-13
Movie Nancy Drew... Trouble Shooter First Townsman 1939-06-17
Movie Dark Victory Headwaiter (uncredited) 1939-04-20
Movie Code of the Secret Service Policeman 1939-05-27
Movie King of the Underworld Deputy Shooting Bill 1939-01-14
Movie Devil's Island Gendarme on Train 1939-01-07
Movie Naughty But Nice Extra at Bar (uncredited) 1939-06-23
Movie Nancy Drew... Reporter Newspaper Office Worker / Beldenburg Hotel Passerby (uncredited) 1939-02-18
Movie The Oklahoma Kid Would-Be Settler 1939-03-11
Movie Women in the Wind Airport Policeman / Mob Scene Extra (uncredited) 1939-04-15
Movie Secret Service of the Air Waiter 1939-03-04
Movie The Roaring Twenties Nightclub Patron (uncredited) 1939-10-28
Movie Pack Up Your Troubles Doughboy 1939-10-24
Movie Kid Nightingale Man Leaving Dynamite Dennis Fight 1939-11-03
Movie Everything Happens at Night Guide 1939-12-22
Movie The Cowboy Quarterback Nightclub Waiter 1939-07-29
Movie Smashing the Money Ring Day Gate Guard (uncredited) 1939-10-21
Movie Four Wives Extra at Wedding Reception (uncredited) 1939-12-22
Movie On Your Toes Extra as Stagehand 1939-10-14
Movie Indianapolis Speedway Extra on Dance Floor 1939-08-05
Movie Angels Wash Their Faces Driver of Moving Cart / Policeman at Bowling Alley (uncredited) 1939-08-26
Movie Torchy Blane.. Playing with Dynamite Landlord 1939-08-12
Movie Espionage Agent Man in O'Grady Crowd 1939-09-30
Movie The Beloved Brat Fireman 1938-04-30
Movie Over the Wall Referee for Robeck Fight 1938-04-02
Movie The Patient in Room 18 Man with Sprinkler Hose (uncredited) 1938-01-08
Movie My Bill Mr. Perry - Man at Bank 1938-07-08
Movie Blondes at Work Locksmith (uncredited) 1938-02-05
Movie Gateway Immigrant 1938-08-05
Movie Racket Busters Truck Driver (uncredited) 1938-07-16
Movie Heart of the North Post Customer 1938-12-10
Movie Garden of the Moon Graham - Waiter (uncredited) 1938-09-23
Movie Girls on Probation Policeman 1938-10-22
Movie Penrod's Double Trouble Truck Driver Giving Penrod a Lift 1938-07-23
Movie Melody For Two Green Hill Waiter 1937-05-01
Movie Fly Away Baby George (uncredited) 1937-06-19
Movie The Go-Getter Streetcar Conductor (uncredited) 1937-05-22
Movie Mountain Justice Train Conductor 1937-04-24
Movie The Great O'Malley Policeman at Robbery (uncredited) 1937-02-13
Movie Public Wedding Ticket Buyer for the Wedding 1937-07-09
Movie Smart Blonde Trooper Sergeant (uncredited) 1937-01-02
Movie Midnight Court Counter Clerk 1937-03-06
Movie Expensive Husbands Austrian Policeman at Jail 1937-11-27
Movie Tovarich Trumpet Player 1937-12-25
Movie Talent Scout Furniture Department Man 1937-07-24
Movie She Loved a Fireman Spectator at Dance 1937-12-18
Movie Love Is on the Air Second 7-11 Club Waiter 1937-10-02
Movie Confession Bailiff (uncredited) 1937-08-19
Movie Varsity Show Stagehand 1937-09-04
Movie Wine, Women and Horses Dice-Game Player 1937-09-11
Movie The Singing Kid Stagehand (uncredited) 1936-04-10
Movie I Married a Doctor Party Guest 1936-01-01
Movie Sons o' Guns German Ordered to Retreat 1936-05-13
Movie Jailbreak Guard in Kitchen 1936-08-05
Movie The Golden Arrow Waiter (uncredited) 1936-05-23
Movie Here Comes Carter Police Driver 1936-10-24
Movie China Clipper Pan American Union Waiter (uncredited) 1936-08-11
Movie Oil For The Lamps Of China Worried McCarger Employee 1935-06-08
Movie Dinky Extra at Football Game 1935-05-11
Movie Bordertown Man Restraining Johnny in Courtroom Fight 1935-01-23
Movie The Florentine Dagger Detective (uncredited) 1935-03-30
Movie 'G' Men Headwaiter (uncredited) 1935-05-04
Movie Don't Bet on Blondes Man Leaving Betting Window (Uncredited) 1935-07-13
Movie Stranded Kolchak (uncredited) 1935-06-29
Movie Moonlight on the Prairie Cowboy #1 in Saloon 1935-11-02
Movie Dr. Socrates Townsman 1935-10-19
Movie Little Big Shot Bystander at Shooting (uncredited) 1935-09-07
Movie The Goose and the Gander Detective George (uncredited) 1935-09-20
Movie British Agent Russian Policeman (uncredited) 1934-09-15
Movie Luxury Liner Ship's Diner (uncredited) 1933-02-03
Movie Captured! German Sergeant at POW Camp (Uncredited) 1933-08-19
Movie Today We Live Ammunition Factory Clerk (uncredited) 1933-03-03
Movie One Way Passage French Bartender (uncredited) 1932-10-04
Movie Whose Baby? Cop 1929-01-28
Movie Smith's Army Life The Drill Sergeant 1928-02-06
Movie Love's Young Scream Father 1928-05-11
Movie Ships of the Night Cramsey 1928-11-27
Movie The Dizzy Diver The Commander 1928-08-18
Movie Loose Change Unknown 1928-10-06
Movie Jungle Heat Unknown 1927-04-24
Movie Drama Deluxe The Sheriff 1927-02-20
Movie Monty of the Mounted 1927-07-24
Movie Fool's Luck The Policeman (uncredited) 1926-03-20
Movie Careful Please 1926-02-07
Movie His Private Life The Colonel 1926-05-16
Movie My Stars The Gardener 1926-01-17
Movie Movieland Unknown 1926-11-28
Movie Honest Injun Unknown 1926-07-03
Movie The General Captain Anderson 1926-12-25
Movie Move Along Cop 1926-07-24
Movie The Snow Hawk Midnight Mike 1925-04-30
Movie Pie-Eyed Nightclub manager 1925-03-29
Movie The Sleuth The Husband 1925-06-30
Movie Navy Blue Days Peter Vermicelli 1925-05-29
Movie Keep Smiling Unknown 1925-09-06
Movie The Fighting Dude The Athletic Instructor 1925-12-06
Movie Fire Away 1925-11-08
Movie The Movies A Traffic Officer 1925-10-07
Movie Meet Father Unknown 1924-11-15
Movie Just a Good Guy Pawnshop Owner 1924-12-24
Movie Lovemania Unknown 1924-12-24
Movie All Is Lost Brutal Bill 1923-11-15
Movie Iron to Gold Sloan 1922-03-12
Movie The Pest The landlord 1922-12-03
Movie The Primal Law Ruis 1921-09-11
Movie His Noisy Still Unknown 1920-10-25
Movie The Heart Snatcher 1920-03-01
Movie His Musical Sneeze Unknown 1919-02-22
Movie The Cook Unknown 1918-09-15
Movie The Sheriff Unknown 1918-11-24
Movie A Scrap of Paper The Kaiser 1918-10-13
Movie Her Torpedoed Love The Lawyer / The Ship Captain 1917-05-13
Movie The Rough House Unknown 1917-06-25
Movie Villa of the Movies Villa 1917-03-04
Movie A Bedroom Blunder The Bartender 1917-10-07
Movie Are Waitresses Safe? 1917-11-18
Movie Fatty and Mabel Adrift I. Landem - Realtor 1916-01-09
Movie Because He Loved Her The Proprietor 1916-01-16
Movie The Surf Girl Poppa - the Angry Father 1916-07-09
Movie Fatty’s Reckless Fling House Detective 1915-03-04
Movie Fatty’s Chance Acquaintance Waiter 1915-03-07
Movie Hearts and Planets Bald Astronomer 1915-02-20
Movie Fatty and Mabel at the San Diego Exposition Jealous Husband (uncredited) 1915-01-23
Movie That Little Band Of Gold Judge (uncredited) 1915-03-14
Movie Fatty's New Role Mustached Saloon Customer (uncredited) 1915-02-01
Movie Mabel and Fatty’s Married Life Organ Grinder (uncredited) 1915-02-10
Movie When Love Took Wings Police Dispatcher 1915-04-01
Movie Fickle Fatty's Fall The Cook 1915-11-14
Movie Wished on Mabel Plainclothesman in Park 1915-04-19
Movie Fatty's Tintype Tangle Photographer 1915-07-26
Movie A Submarine Pirate A shrewd inventor / Ship Captain 1915-12-26
Movie Mabel’s Wilful Way Mabel's Father 1915-05-01
Movie Fatty’s Plucky Pup Desk Sergeant (uncredited) 1915-06-27
Movie Mabel's Busy Day Customer (uncredited) 1914-06-13
Movie The Knockout Society Singer (uncredited) 1914-06-11
Movie Cruel, Cruel Love Bearded Doctor (uncredited) 1914-03-26
Movie The Masquerader Other Director (uncredited) 1914-08-27
Movie Tango Tangles Drummer in Band / Guest in Cone Hat (uncredited) 1914-03-09
Movie Her Friend the Bandit (uncredited) 1914-06-04
Movie His Trysting Places Cook / Park Police Officer (uncredited) 1914-11-09
Movie Getting Acquainted A Passing Turk (uncredited) 1914-12-05
Movie Fatty's Magic Pants Cop (uncredited) 1914-12-13
Movie Tillie's Punctured Romance First Pianist in Restaurant / Cop / Guest in First Restaurant / Uncle's Rescuer / Society Guest (uncredited) 1914-11-14
Movie Gentlemen of Nerve Spectator at Entrance / Cop (uncredited) 1914-10-29
Movie The New Janitor Luke Connor - Gambler 1914-09-14
Movie His New Profession Drinker / Cripple (uncredited) 1914-08-31