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Gayne Whitman

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Gayne Whitman (born Alfred D. Vosburgh; March 19, 1890 – August 31, 1958) was an American radio and film actor. He appeared in 213 films between 1904 and 1957. In some early films he was credited under his birth name. He was born in Chicago, Illinois. As Alfred Vosburgh, he was the leading man in the film Princess of the Dark (1917). Soon after that, he changed his screen name to Alfred Whitman because "1917 was not a good time to have a German sounding name." Beginning in 1921, Whitman acted at the Morosco Theater in Los Angeles. He returned to films in 1925 when he received a contract with Warner Bros. On radio, Whitman played the title role in Chandu the Magician, was the narrator on Lassie and Strange as It Seems, and was an announcer on Paducah Plantation and other programs.


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Born:
Mar 19, 1890 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
57
First Appeared:
In the movie Life's Harmony 1916-02-22
Latest Project:
Movie James Stewart's Wonderful Life 1988-11-22
Known For
Poster of James Stewart's Wonderful Life
Poster of The Jazz Singer
Poster of The Killer That Stalked New York
Poster of Lucky Boy
Filmography
Movie James Stewart's Wonderful Life (archive footage) 1988-11-22
Movie Sakima and the Masked Marvel Voice of the Masked Man 1966-01-01
Movie The Jazz Singer Mr. Eskow 1953-02-14
Movie One Girl's Confession District Attorney 1953-04-06
Movie Trouble Along the Way Lawyer Grummet 1953-04-04
Movie Big Jim McLain Dr. Gelster 1952-08-30
Movie The Killer That Stalked New York Doctor (uncredited) 1950-10-06
Movie Moon Rockets Narrator 1947-06-06
Movie Tomorrow's Airplane Today: The Story of the Stratocruiser Narrator (voice) 1946-07-25
Movie Music in the Sky Narrator 1945-12-10
Movie Bordertown Trail Officer 1944-08-11
Movie My Gal Loves Music Announcer 1944-12-01
Movie Phantom Killer District Attorney John W. Rogers 1942-10-02
Movie Reunion in France Maitre d'hotel (uncredited) 1942-12-25
Movie Ziegfeld Girl Ted (Uncredited) 1941-04-25
Movie The Lady Eve Party Guest (uncredited) 1941-02-25
Movie The Rookie Bear Narrator (voice) (uncredited) 1941-11-01
Movie In Old Missouri Businessman 1940-04-17
Movie I Take This Woman Dr. Phelps 1940-02-02
Movie New Moon First Mate 1940-06-28
Movie Adventures of Red Ryder Harrison 1940-06-28
Movie Lucky Partners Announcer (voice) 1940-08-02
Movie Flight Command Doctor 1940-12-27
Movie The Flying Irishman New York City Announcer 1939-04-07
Movie Blondie Brings Up Baby Radio Police Officer (uncredited) 1939-11-08
Movie Smashing the Rackets News Broadcaster 1938-08-08
Movie Popular Science J8-1 Narrator 1938-09-02
Movie Popular Science Narrator 1937-01-01
Movie Little Hiawatha Narrator (voice) (uncredited) 1937-05-15
Movie Robin Hood of El Dorado Unknown 1936-03-17
Movie Spendthrift Radio Announcer 1936-07-22
Movie Woman Wanted Attorney (uncredited) 1935-08-02
Movie The Old Homestead Radio Station Executive (uncredited) 1935-10-05
Movie Page Miss Glory Radio Show Announcer (uncredited) 1935-09-07
Movie The 9th Guest Voice of the Host (Uncredited) 1934-01-31
Movie City of Wax Narrator 1934-02-09
Movie The Bands Plays On Doctor Wilson 1934-12-21
Movie Art Trouble Richard Burton 1934-06-23
Movie Hollywood on Parade No. A-8 Unknown 1933-03-10
Movie Sea Spiders Narrator (voice) 1932-05-05
Movie Lucky Boy 1929-02-02
Movie Too Many Crooks Unknown 1927-04-02
Movie The Woman on Trial Julie's Lawyer 1927-10-28
Movie The Night Cry Miguel Hernández 1926-02-27
Movie The Love Toy Prime Minister 1926-02-13
Movie Hell-Bent for Heaven 1926-05-01
Movie Exclusive Rights Unknown 1926-12-15
Movie Sunshine of Paradise Alley Glen Wathershoon 1926-12-15
Movie The Pleasure Buyers 1925-12-19
Movie If Women Only Knew Professor Storey 1921-05-24
Movie The Best Man Jefferson Hathaway (as Alfred Whitman) 1919-05-04
Movie The End of the Game Frank Miller 1919-03-24
Movie The Sea Flower Unknown 1918-12-23
Movie Princess of the Dark Jack Rockwell (as Alfred Vosburgh) 1917-02-18
Movie Life's Harmony 1916-02-22
Movie Her Father's Son 1916-10-12
Movie The Road to Love 1916-12-07