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Lafe McKee

Born Lafayette Stocking McKee, Lafe McKee began working in Hollywood around 1913. He usually played the likeable father of the heroine, the distressed businessman, or the ranch owner on the verge of losing his homestead or cattle to the villains. The majority of his films were westerns and he supported such actors as Gary Cooper, John Wayne, Gene Autry, Tim McCoy, Tom Tyler, and others.

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Jan 23, 1872 In Morrison, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie A Loyal Deserter 1913-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie Wells Fargo Days 1944-04-01
Known For
Poster of Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
Poster of King of the Arena
Poster of The Vanishing Legion
Poster of The King of the Kongo
Movie Wells Fargo Days Pop Lyman 1944-04-01
Movie Kid Dynamite Pedestrian 1943-02-05
Movie Mission to Moscow Radio Listener (uncredited) 1943-04-29
Movie Inside the Law Pop Cobb (as Lafayette McKee) 1942-05-08
Movie The Cheyenne Kid Roberts--Ranch Owner 1940-02-20
Movie Pioneers of the Frontier Mort Saunders 1940-02-14
Movie Riders of Pasco Basin Uncle Dan 1940-04-04
Movie Music in My Heart Tom - Stage Doorman (uncredited) 1940-01-04
Movie Pioneer Days Sam - Express Agent 1940-01-25
Movie Wild Horse Valley Elmer Kimball 1940-03-13
Movie Young People Man in recital audience 1940-08-30
Movie Bad Man from Red Butte Dan Toddhunter 1940-06-01
Movie When the Daltons Rode Doctor 1940-08-23
Movie Dr. Christian Meets the Women Grandpa 1940-08-05
Movie Santa Fe Trail Minister (uncredited) 1940-12-20
Movie Son of Roaring Dan Frank Brooke 1940-07-25
Movie Convict's Code Night Watchman 1939-01-18
Movie The Lone Ranger Rides Again Townsman 1939-02-25
Movie Heroes in Blue Watchman 1939-11-07
Movie The Oregon Trail Settler (archive footage) 1939-07-04
Movie Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Veteran at Lincoln Memorial (uncredited) 1939-10-19
Movie Rolling Caravans 1938-03-07
Movie Knight of the Plains John Lane 1938-05-07
Movie Gold Is Where You Find It Farmer in Courtroom (uncredited) 1938-02-12
Movie I'm from the City Colonel Bixby (as Lafayette McKee) 1938-08-05
Movie Six Shootin' Sheriff Zeke 1938-05-20
Movie Stagecoach Days 1938-06-19
Movie Law of the Ranger Mr. Polk 1937-05-11
Movie North of the Rio Grande Juror Joe 1937-06-28
Movie The Feud of the Trail John Granger 1937-03-01
Movie Brothers of the West Sheriff Bains 1937-06-29
Movie Melody of the Plains Dad Langley 1937-04-01
Movie Lost Ranch John Carroll - Rita's Father 1937-07-10
Movie The Rangers Step In Jed Warren 1937-08-08
Movie The Fighting Deputy Frank Denton 1937-12-05
Movie The Mystery of the Hooded Horsemen Tom Wilson 1937-08-06
Movie Dangerous Waters Old Skipper (uncredited) 1936-02-10
Movie Silly Billies Pioneer 1936-03-20
Movie The Kid Ranger Jim Burton 1936-02-05
Movie Mr. Deeds Goes to Town Unemployed Farmer in Line and Courtroom (uncredited) 1936-04-09
Movie Step on It Captain Bradshaw 1936-01-01
Movie Lightnin' Bill Carson Don Costello 1936-04-14
Movie Custer's Last Stand Captain Benteen 1936-01-02
Movie The Mysterious Avenger Maitland 1936-01-17
Movie The Phantom Rider Jeff Grayson 1936-07-06
Movie The Idaho Kid John Endicott 1936-08-05
Movie Men of the Plains Marshal Ed Green 1936-09-28
Movie Roamin' Wild 'Dad' Parker 1936-04-29
Movie Frontier Justice Old card player 1936-10-01
Movie Santa Fe Bound Sheriff 1936-08-14
Movie Easy Money Henchman "Pop" 1936-06-13
Movie For the Service Rancher Johnson (uncredited) 1936-06-01
Movie Last of the Warrens Sheriff Blake 1936-05-09
Movie Blazing Guns John Rickard 1935-02-03
Movie One in a Million 2nd License Clerk 1935-03-21
Movie The Cowboy and the Bandit Sheriff of Pampa 1935-04-02
Movie The Ghost Rider Zeke 1935-04-07
Movie Wolf Riders John Clark - Indian Agent 1935-02-02
Movie Rustlers of Red Dog Bob Lee [Chs. 1-3] 1935-01-01
Movie Big Boy Rides Again Tap Smiley 1935-01-05
Movie Northern Frontier Old Trapper 1935-02-01
Movie Coyote Trails John Baker 1935-02-01
Movie Kid Courageous William Bannister 1935-02-02
Movie Queen of the Jungle Kali 1935-04-12
Movie The Keeper of the Bees Dr. Grayson 1935-07-14
Movie The Ivory-Handled Gun Sheriff Crane 1935-11-11
Movie The Desert Trail Poker City Sheriff 1935-04-21
Movie The Law of 45's Charlie Hayden (Joan's Father) 1935-12-01
Movie Men of Action Rancher 1935-07-13
Movie Last of the Clintons Sam Slater 1935-11-12
Movie What Price Crime Night Watchman (uncredited) 1935-05-27
Movie The Silver Bullet Dad Kane 1935-05-11
Movie The Test Dad McVey 1935-05-10
Movie The Hawk Jim King 1935-05-13
Movie Rawhide Romance Roger Whitney 1934-03-31
Movie Honor of the Range Townsman (uncredited) 1934-04-15
Movie Ridin' Thru Elmer 'Dad' Brooks 1934-03-15
Movie Blue Steel Dan Mason 1934-05-10
Movie Lighting Bill Tom Ross 1934-02-01
Movie The Boss Cowboy Nolan 1934-01-31
Movie The Quitter Zack 1934-02-05
Movie West of the Divide Fred Winters 1934-02-15
Movie City Park Matt O'Donnell 1934-05-01
Movie Frontier Days Hank Wilson 1934-11-14
Movie Range Warfare Wade Callahan 1934-12-01
Movie Western Justice Sheriff / King 1934-12-12
Movie Port of Lost Dreams Justice of the Peace 1934-10-14
Movie Hell Bent for Love Dad Daley 1934-05-19
Movie Rawhide Mail Sheriff 1934-06-07
Movie A Demon for Trouble Sheriff 1934-08-10
Movie The Curtain Falls Minor Role 1934-10-02
Movie King of the Arena Townsman 1933-06-01
Movie The Man from Monterey Don Jose Castanares 1933-07-15
Movie Cross Fire Daniel Plummer 1933-05-28
Movie Fighting With Kit Carson Luke Foster 1933-07-01
Movie The Dude Bandit Brown - Rancher 1933-04-05
Movie Galloping Romeo Marshal Gregory 1933-08-04
Movie The Telegraph Trail Lafe 1933-03-18
Movie The Whispering Shadow Prince Alexander, alias Mr. Jerome 1933-04-17
Movie Deadwood Pass Sheriff Rawlins 1933-05-05
Movie Gordon of Ghost City Bill Simpson 1933-08-13
Movie Lightning Range Judge Williams 1933-11-29
Movie Jaws of Justice 'Seeker' Dean 1933-12-04
Movie The Mystery Squadron Stephen Gray 1933-12-21
Movie Only Yesterday Father at Train Station (Uncredited) 1933-11-01
Movie Gun Justice Postmaster 1933-12-11
Movie Riders of Destiny Sheriff Bill Baxter 1933-10-10
Movie The Trail Drive Jameson 1933-09-04
Movie Golden Harvest Wheat Farmer (uncredited) 1933-09-21
Movie Beauty Parlor Reverend Parker 1932-06-15
Movie Heroes of the West Townsman 1932-06-19
Movie The Riding Tornado Hiram Olcott 1932-05-04
Movie Gorilla Ship Old Man (uncredited) 1932-07-19
Movie The Spirit of the West Bowie Moore - Rancher 1932-03-01
Movie Ride Him, Cowboy Rancher Marty Gordon (uncredited) 1932-08-27
Movie The Gay Buckaroo Mr. Fields 1932-01-17
Movie Hell-Fire Austin Uncle Joe Brooks 1932-03-02
Movie Without Honors Ranger Captain Frank Henderson 1932-01-02
Movie The Secrets of Wu Sin Justice of the Peace 1932-12-15
Movie Tombstone Canyon Colonel Lee 1932-12-25
Movie Fighting for Justice Sam Tracy 1932-08-28
Movie The Fighting Champ Sheriff Jim Cosgrove 1932-12-15
Movie End of the Trail Colonel John Burke 1932-12-19
Movie Young Blood Colonel Bondage 1932-11-05
Movie Gold Jeff Sellers 1932-10-05
Movie The Big Stampede Cal Brett 1932-10-08
Movie Alias: The Bad Man Clem Neville 1931-07-15
Movie The Miracle Woman Man in Audience (uncredited) 1931-07-20
Movie The Vanishing Legion T.J. Hornbeck 1931-06-01
Movie West of Cheyenne Lafe Langdon 1931-03-01
Movie Partners of the Trail 1931-07-21
Movie The Two Gun Man Joe Kearney 1931-05-15
Movie Grief Street Michael, theater watchman 1931-10-01
Movie Lariats and Six-Shooters 1931-10-25
Movie The Fighting Marshall Clint Wheeler 1931-11-25
Movie The Lady from Nowhere Henchman Snowden 1931-08-01
Movie Range Law 'Old' Frisco 1931-10-10
Movie Hurricane Horseman Don Roberto 1931-10-10
Movie The Galloping Ghost Narrator / Police Broadcaster 1931-09-01
Movie The Lone Defender Sheriff Billings 1930-03-04
Movie Under Montana Skies Sheriff Pinkie 1930-09-09
Movie Near the Rainbow's End Tom Bledsoe 1930-06-10
Movie The California Mail William Butler 1929-04-06
Movie The King of the Kongo Trader John 1929-08-29
Movie Evangeline Townsman 1929-08-24
Movie The Ballyhoo Buster Unknown 1928-01-08
Movie The Upland Rider John Graham 1928-06-03
Movie Manhattan Cowboy Unknown 1928-10-01
Movie The Code of the Scarlet Fur Trapper 1928-07-01
Movie The Ridin' Rowdy Doc 1927-04-24
Movie Daring Deeds John Courtney 1927-04-30
Movie Hell Hounds of the Plains Big John Lawson 1927-05-07
Movie The Desert of the Lost Boat Captain 1927-12-17
Movie Officer '444' Capt. Jerry Dugan 1926-05-14
Movie The Man from Oklahoma 1926-12-01
Movie Warrior Gap John Folsom 1925-01-02
Movie On the Go 1925-04-04
Movie Sporting Life Stage Doorman (uncredited) 1925-11-29
Movie The Power God Prof. Daniel Sturgess 1925-05-01
Movie Kit Carson Over the Great Divide Sandy McLeod 1925-09-02
Movie Circus Lure 1924-06-15
Movie The Eagle's Claw Unknown 1924-02-10
Movie Bringin' Home the Bacon Judge Simpson 1924-11-15
Movie Blood Test Unknown 1923-04-10
Movie The Hoodlum Board of Directors (uncredited) 1919-08-31
Movie Little Orphant Annie The Good Squire 1918-12-31
Movie A Loyal Deserter Col. Colfax 1913-01-01
Movie Thor, Lord of the Jungles John Brant - Gene's Father 1913-11-01