Image of Chester Morris

Chester Morris

Chester Morris (born John Chester Brooks Morris; February 16, 1901 – September 11, 1970) was an American stage, film, television, and radio actor. He had some prestigious film roles early in his career, and was nominated for an Academy Award. Chester Morris is best remembered today for portraying Boston Blackie, a criminal-turned-detective, in the modestly budgeted Boston Blackie film series of the 1940s.

Read bio at tmdb | Read bio at Wikipedia
Feb 15, 1901 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Alibi 1929-04-20
Latest Project:
Movie Schlitzie: One of Us 2018-01-01
Known For
Poster of Route 66
Poster of Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater
Poster of Robert Montgomery Presents
Poster of Second Choice
Movie Schlitzie: One of Us Himself (archive footage) 2018-01-01
Movie Complicated Women Himself (archive footage) 2003-05-06
Movie The Great White Hope Pop Weaver 1970-10-11
Series Cimarron Strip Unknown 1967-09-07
Movie The Big Parade of Comedy Unknown 1964-09-02
Series Kraft Suspense Theatre Unknown 1963-10-10
Series Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre Unknown 1963-10-04
Series Dr. Kildare Unknown 1961-09-27
Series Ben Casey Unknown 1961-10-02
Series Checkmate Albert DeWitt 1960-09-17
Series Diagnosis: Unknown Unknown 1960-07-05
Series Route 66 Unknown 1960-10-07
Series Rawhide Unknown 1959-01-09
Series Naked City Unknown 1958-09-30
Movie The Arena Jack Feeney 1956-04-09
Movie The She-Creature Dr. Carlo Lombardi 1956-08-01
Series Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater Unknown 1956-10-05
Movie Unchained Kenyon Scudder 1955-08-25
Series Gang Busters Host 1952-03-20
Series Tales of Tomorrow Unknown 1951-08-03
Series Schlitz Playhouse of Stars Unknown 1951-10-05
Series Robert Montgomery Presents Unknown 1950-01-30
Series Lux Video Theatre Unknown 1950-10-02
Series Suspense Unknown 1949-01-06
Movie Boston Blackie's Chinese Venture Horatio 'Boston Blackie' Black 1949-03-02
Series Lights Out Unknown 1949-07-19
Movie Trapped by Boston Blackie Horatio 'Boston Blackie' Black 1948-05-13
Series Studio One Jack Feeney 1948-11-07
Movie Blind Spot Jeffrey Andrews 1947-02-06
Movie One Way to Love Barry Cole 1946-01-08
Movie A Close Call for Boston Blackie Horatio 'Boston Blackie' Black / Cyrus Peyton 1946-01-24
Movie Boston Blackie and the Law Horatio 'Boston Blackie' Black 1946-12-12
Movie The Phantom Thief Horatio 'Boston Blackie' Black 1946-05-02
Movie Rough, Tough and Ready Brad Crowder 1945-03-22
Movie Boston Blackie Booked on Suspicion Horatio 'Boston Blackie' Black 1945-05-10
Movie Boston Blackie's Rendezvous Horatio 'Boston Blackie' Black 1945-07-05
Movie Gambler's Choice Ross Hadley 1944-04-27
Movie Secret Command Jeff Gallagher 1944-07-30
Movie One Mysterious Night Horatio 'Boston Blackie' Black 1944-10-21
Movie Double Exposure Larry Burke 1944-12-18
Movie Aerial Gunner Foxy Pattis 1943-03-20
Movie High Explosive Buzz Mitchell 1943-03-27
Movie After Midnight with Boston Blackie Boston Blackie 1943-03-18
Movie Tornado Pete Ramsey 1943-08-09
Movie The Chance of a Lifetime Horatio 'Boston Blackie' Black 1943-10-26
Movie I Live on Danger Jeff Morrell 1942-06-16
Movie Alias Boston Blackie Boston Blackie 1942-04-02
Movie Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood Boston Blackie 1942-11-05
Movie Wrecking Crew Duke Mason 1942-11-07
Movie No Hands on the Clock Detective Humphrey Campbell 1941-12-01
Movie Meet Boston Blackie Boston Blackie 1941-02-20
Movie Confessions of Boston Blackie Boston Blackie 1941-12-08
Movie Wagons Westward David Cook / Tom Cook 1940-06-19
Movie The Marines Fly High Lt. Jim Malone 1940-03-04
Movie Girl from God's Country Jim Holden / Dr. Gary Currier 1940-07-30
Movie Blind Alley Hal Wilson 1939-05-11
Movie Pacific Liner Doctor Craig 1939-01-06
Movie From the Ends of the Earth Unknown 1939-05-28
Movie Rhumba Rhythm at the Hollywood La Conga Himself (uncredited) 1939-09-02
Movie Five Came Back Bill Brooks 1939-06-23
Movie Thunder Afloat 'Rocky' Blake 1939-09-15
Movie Law of the Underworld Gene Fillmore 1938-05-06
Movie Sky Giant Kenneth 'Ken' Stockton 1938-07-22
Movie Smashing the Rackets Jim "Socker" Conway 1938-08-08
Movie Devil's Playground Robert Mason 1937-01-24
Movie I Promise to Pay Eddie Lang 1937-04-21
Movie Flight from Glory Paul Smith 1937-08-20
Movie Three Godfathers Bob 1936-03-06
Movie Moonlight Murder Steve Farrell 1936-03-27
Movie Counterfeit John Joseph Madden 1936-05-25
Movie They Met in a Taxi Jimmy Donlin 1936-09-08
Movie Frankie and Johnnie Johnnie Drew 1936-04-30
Movie Princess O'Hara Vic Toledo 1935-03-31
Movie Public Hero Number 1 Jeff Crane 1935-05-31
Movie Society Doctor Dr. Morgan 1935-01-25
Movie Pursuit Mitch Mitchell 1935-08-09
Movie Pirate Party on Catalina Isle Pirate Captain (uncredited) 1935-11-20
Movie Embarrassing Moments Jerry Randolph 1934-09-01
Movie Gift of Gab Doyle 1934-09-01
Movie Let's Talk It Over Mike McGann 1934-06-01
Movie The Hollywood Gad-About Himself (uncredited) 1934-10-04
Movie The Gay Bride Jimmie 'Office Boy' Burnham 1934-12-14
Movie Infernal Machine Robert Holden 1933-04-08
Movie Blondie Johnson Danny 1933-02-25
Movie Tomorrow at Seven Neil Broderick 1933-06-01
Movie Golden Harvest Chris Martin 1933-09-21
Movie King for a Night Bud Williams 1933-12-09
Movie The Miracle Man John 'Doc' Madison 1932-04-01
Movie Cock of the Air Lt. Roger Craig 1932-01-24
Movie Sinners in the Sun Jimmie Martin 1932-05-13
Movie Red-Headed Woman William 'Bill' / 'Willie' Legendre Jr. 1932-06-25
Movie Corsair John Hawks 1931-11-28
Movie Playing Around Nickey Solomon 1930-01-19
Movie Second Choice Don Warren 1930-01-04
Movie The Case of Sergeant Grischa Sergeant Grischa 1930-02-23
Movie She Couldn't Say No Unknown 1930-02-15
Movie The Divorcee Ted Martin 1930-04-19
Movie The Bat Whispers Detective Anderson 1930-11-13
Movie The Big House John Morgan 1930-06-14
Movie Alibi Chick Williams 1929-04-20
Movie Fast Life Paul Palmer 1929-09-01
Movie Show of Shows Performer in $20 Bet Sketch and 'Bicycle Built for Two' Numbers 1929-11-21
Movie Woman Trap Ray Malone 1929-09-28