Murdock MacQuarrie

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Murdock MacQuarrie
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Who's Who in the Film World, 1914
Born 25 August 1878
San Francisco, California
Died 22 August 1942
Los Angeles, California
Occupation Actor
Years active 1912 - 1942

Murdock MacQuarrie (25 August 1878, San Francisco, California - 22 August 1942, Los Angeles, California) was an American silent film actor.

Murdock began his long screen career as an actor in early films such as The Count of Monte Cristo (1913) before becoming a director at Universal.

He was the brother of actors Albert MacQuarrie and Frank MacQuarrie.

Filmography[edit]

Actor[edit]

1940s[edit]

  • Silver City Raiders (1943) (uncredited) .... Townsman
  • Wolves of the Range (1943) (uncredited) .... Stock footage townsman
  • Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1943) .... The High Priest (segment "The Panther Men of Zuma")
  • Arabian Nights (1942) (uncredited) .... Bidder
  • Cat People (1942) (uncredited) .... Sheep caretaker
  • The Omaha Trail (1942) (uncredited) .... Oxen Owner
  • Timber (1942) (uncredited)
  • Jackass Mail (1942) (uncredited) .... Hickory Jake
  • Tombstone: The Town Too Tough to Die (1942) (uncredited) .... Townsman
  • The Corpse Vanishes (1942) (uncredited) .... The Minister
  • Ghost Town Law (1942) .... Judge Crail
  • Woman of the Year (1942) (uncredited) .... Head Copy Reader
  • Man from Montana (1941) .... Joel Preston
  • The Richest Man in Town (1941) (uncredited) .... Postman
  • Arizona Bound (1941) (uncredited) .... Zeke
  • They Meet Again (1941) (uncredited) .... Juror
  • Paper Bullets (1941) (uncredited) .... 1st Bailiff
  • The Return of Daniel Boone (1941) (uncredited) .... Telegrapher
  • The Wildcat of Tucson (1940) (uncredited) .... Doctor
  • Frontier Vengeance (1940) (uncredited) .... Townsman
  • The Mummy's Hand (1940) (uncredited) .... Temple Priest
  • Brigham Young (1940) (uncredited) .... Undetermined Role
  • Deadwood Dick (1940) .... Jasper Kenyon [Chs. 11-13]
  • Boys of the City (1940) (uncredited) .... Man on Sidewalk Watching Fight
  • Those Were the Days! (1940) (uncredited) .... First Citizen
  • The Captain Is a Lady (1940) (uncredited) .... Seaman
  • Pinto Canyon (1940) .... Rancher Barnes
  • An Angel from Texas (1940) (uncredited) .... Lone Star Townsman
  • The Showdown (1940/I) (uncredited) .... Zeke
  • The House of the Seven Gables (1940) (uncredited) .... Town Gossip
  • The Shadow (1940) (uncredited) .... Richards, Rand's Butler [Chs. 2-3]

1930s[edit]

  • Death Rides the Range (1939) (uncredited) .... Sheriff
  • Cowboys from Texas (1939) (uncredited) .... Congressman
  • Tower of London (1939) (uncredited) .... Councilman
  • At the Circus (1939) (uncredited) .... Attendant
  • Mutiny on the Blackhawk (1939) (uncredited) .... Bill, a Settler
  • Colorado Sunset (1939) (uncredited) .... Dairyman
  • They All Come Out (1939) (uncredited) .... Watchman
  • Wolf Call (1939) (uncredited) .... Miner
  • Smoky Trails (1939) .... Will Archer
  • Arizona Legion (1939) (uncredited) .... Party Guest
  • Disbarred (1939) (uncredited) .... First Jury Foreman
  • Stand Up and Fight (1939) (uncredited) .... Engineer
  • The Phantom Stage (1939) .... John (stage agent)
  • Tom Sawyer, Detective (1938) (uncredited) .... Posse Member
  • Ghost Town Riders (1938) .... Tax Collector Harry Branson
  • Santa Fe Stampede (1938) (uncredited) .... Townsman
  • Prairie Justice (1938) (uncredited) .... Stage Line Agent
  • Guilty Trails (1938) .... Judge Howard
  • Blockade (1938) (uncredited)
  • Western Trails (1938) (uncredited) .... Station master
  • Frontier Town (1938) (uncredited) .... Townsman
  • Cattle Raiders (1938) (uncredited) .... Juror
  • The Lone Ranger (1938) (uncredited) .... Matt Clark [Ch. 6]
  • The Purple Vigilantes (1938) (uncredited) .... Juror
  • The Jury's Secret (1938) (uncredited) .... Flood Victim
  • Zorro Rides Again (1937) (uncredited) .... Jones (night watchman) [Ch. 10]
  • Stars Over Arizona (1937) (uncredited) .... Townsman
  • On Such a Night (1937) (uncredited) .... Vasalia Juror
  • Slaves in Bondage (1937) (uncredited) .... Gambler
  • Flying Fists (1937) (uncredited) .... Health Camp Man
  • The Fighting Texan (1937) .... Jim Perkins
  • Pick a Star (1937) (uncredited) .... Undertaker
  • Venus Makes Trouble (1937) (uncredited) .... Sour-faced Man
  • Hittin' the Trail (1937) (uncredited) .... Townsman
  • Great Guy (1936) (uncredited) .... Mr. Marvin (a client)
  • Stormy Trails (1936) .... Sheriff
  • The Old Corral (1936/I) (uncredited) .... Townsman
  • Roarin' Lead (1936) (uncredited) .... Sims
  • Song of the Gringo (1936) (uncredited) .... Townsman
  • Cavalry (1936) (uncredited) .... Townsman
  • Ride 'Em Cowboy (1936) (uncredited) .... Race Spectator
  • Oh, Susanna! (1936) (uncredited) .... Sage City Townsman
  • Santa Fe Bound (1936) (uncredited) .... Dad Bates
  • The Idaho Kid (1936) (uncredited) .... Townsman
  • Prison Shadows (1936/I) (uncredited) .... Fight fan
  • Shakedown (1936) (uncredited) .... Attendant
  • Winds of the Wasteland (1936) (uncredited) .... Townsman
  • Fury (1936) (uncredited) .... Dawson's friend
  • The Lonely Trail (1936) (uncredited) .... Rancher
  • Pinto Rustlers (1936) .... Ed Walton
  • The Prisoner of Shark Island (1936) (uncredited) .... Edman Spangler
  • Modern Times (1936) (as Murdoch McQuarrie) .... J. Widdecombe Billows
  • I'll Name the Murderer (1936) (uncredited) .... Wreck Witness
  • The Shadow of Silk Lennox (1935) (uncredited) .... Haskell, Silk's Lawyer
  • Sunset of Power (1935) .... Doctor
  • Lawless Riders (1935) (uncredited) .... Townsman
  • Nevada (1935) (uncredited) .... Watson
  • The New Frontier (1935) .... Tom Lewis
  • The Dark Angel (1935) (uncredited) .... Waiter at Inn
  • Diamond Jim (1935) (uncredited) .... Stockbroker
  • Bonnie Scotland (1935) (uncredited) .... Recruiting Clerk
  • Outlawed Guns (1935) (uncredited) .... Banker Honeycutt
  • The Laramie Kid (1935) .... Dad Bland
  • Silent Valley (1935) .... Elmer Barnes (rancher)
  • Gun Smoke (1935) (uncredited) .... Card Player
  • Stone of Silver Creek (1935) .... George J. Mason
  • Misérables, Les (1935) (uncredited) .... Fauchelevant
  • Outlaw Rule (1935) (uncredited) .... Coroner Williamson
  • North of Arizona (1935) .... Marshal Herron
  • Clive of India (1935) (uncredited) .... Sneering Man
  • The Mighty Barnum (1934) (uncredited) .... Husband at Table
  • When Lightning Strikes (1934)
  • Terror of the Plains (1934) (as Murdock McQuarrie) .... Foreman Cole
  • The Return of Chandu (1934/I) .... The "Voice" of Ubasti [Chs. 4-12]
  • The Dude Ranger (1934) (uncredited) .... Doctor
  • The Man from Hell (1934) .... Sheriff Jake Klein
  • The Tonto Kid (1934) (as Murdock McQuarrie) .... 'Pop' Slawson
  • Fighting Hero (1934) .... Prosecutor
  • Going Bye-Bye! (1934) .... Jury Foreman
  • Smoking Guns (1934) (uncredited) .... Townsman
  • Randy Rides Alone (1934) (uncredited) .... Murder victim
  • Romance Revier (1934) .... Banker William Carter
  • The House of Rothschild (1934) (uncredited) .... Man at Stock Exchange
  • Potluck Pards (1934) .... 'Pop' Hennessey
  • Roman Scandals (1933) (uncredited) .... Senator Fool
  • Girl Trouble (1933) (uncredited) .... Townsman
  • Cross Fire (1933) .... Sheriff Jim Wells
  • Easy Millions (1933)
  • The Lone Avenger (1933) (uncredited) .... Townsman
  • Son of the Border (1933) (uncredited) .... Townsman
  • Phantom Thunderbolt (1933) (uncredited) .... Townsman
  • Stolen by Gypsies or Beer and Bicycles (1933) .... Sheriff
  • The Penal Code (1932) .... Lefty
  • Gambling Sex (1932) .... Thompson
  • Wild Girl (1932) (uncredited) .... Jess Larabee
  • Two Lips and Juleps; or, Southern Love and Northern Exposure (1932)
  • Fighting for Justice (1932) (uncredited) .... Sheriff
  • Ride Him, Cowboy (1932) (uncredited) .... Doctor attending Webb
  • Daring Danger (1932) .... 'Pa' Norris
  • Rule 'Em and Weep (1932)
  • Border Devils (1932) (uncredited) .... Townsman
  • The Saddle Buster (1932) (uncredited) .... Doc
  • Texas Cyclone (1932) (uncredited) .... Courtroom Spectator
  • Forty-Five Calibre Echo (1932) (uncredited) .... Old man in saloon
  • One Man Law (1932) .... Ed Grimm, ( as Murdock McQuarrie)
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931) (uncredited) .... Dissenting doctor in crowd
  • The Wide Open Spaces (1931)
  • The Devil Plays (1931) .... Butler
  • Lariats and Sixshooters (1931) (uncredited) .... Townsman
  • Near the Trail's End (1931) .... Dan Cather
  • Sundown Trail (1931) .... Executor of the Estate
  • Arizona Terror (1931) .... Joe Moore
  • Law of the Rio Grande (1931) (uncredited) .... Saloon Gambler
  • The Two Gun Man (1931) .... Rancher Markham
  • Hell Bound (1931)
  • The Drums of Jeopardy (1931) (uncredited) .... Stephen
  • Command Performance (1931) .... Blondel
  • Pardon My Gun (1930) (uncredited) .... Rancher
  • Captain of the Guard (1930) .... Pierre

1920s[edit]

  • The Forty-Five Caliber War (1929) .... Mark Blodgett
  • The Apache Raider (1928) .... Don Felix Beinal
  • Black Jack (1927/I) .... Holbrook
  • The Man from Hard Pan (1927) .... Henry Hardy
  • The Long Loop on the Pecos (1927)
  • The Jazz Girl (1926) .... Henry Wade
  • Hair Trigger Baxter (1926) .... Joe Craddock
  • Going the Limit (1926) .... Simson Windsor
  • The High Hand (1926) .... Martin Shaler
  • Gentleman Roughneck (1925)
  • The Only Woman (1924) .... Yacht Captain
  • Ashes of Vengeance (1923) .... Carlotte
  • Canyon of the Fools (1923) .... Sproul
  • If I Were Queen (1922) .... Duke of Wortz
  • The Hidden Woman (1922) .... Iron MacLoid
  • The Unfoldment (1922) .... Mayor of Avenue A
  • Cheated Hearts (1921) .... Ibrahim
  • Sure Fire (1921) .... Major Parker
  • The Silver Horde (1920) .... Richard Jones

1910s[edit]

  • The Little Diplomat (1919) .... Raymond Brownleigh
  • Jacques of the Silver North (1919) .... Jim Blake
  • Gambling in Souls (1919) .... Thomas Philborn
  • When a Woman Strikes (1919)
  • Riders of the Purple Sage (1918) .... Tull
  • Her Moment (1918) (as Murdock McQuarrie) .... Mr. Johnson
  • Humility (1918) .... Stuart Hamilton
  • Loyalty (1917) .... Randell
  • Fear Not (1917) .... Allen Mornington
  • John Osborne's Triumph (1917) .... John Osborne
  • John Bates' Secret (1917)
  • Panthea (1917) .... Police Agent
  • The Kingdom of Love (1917) .... Buck, Dance Hall Owner
  • Life's Maelstrom (1916)
  • Accusing Evidence (1916)
  • The Narrow Creed (1916)
  • Nancy's Birthright (1916) .... John Martingale
  • The Stain in the Blood (1916) (as Murdock J. MacQuarrie) .... Bill Jenkins
  • On Dangerous Ground (1916)
  • The Fatal Introduction (1916)
  • X-3 (1916)
  • Babbling Tongues (1915)
  • Colonel Steel, Master Gambler (1915) .... Colonel Steele
  • The Sacrifice of Jonathan Gray (1915)
  • The Trap That Failed (1915)
  • The Flag of Fortune (1915)
  • The $50,000 Jewel Theft (1915)
  • The Sheriff of Red Rock Gulch (1915)
  • The Tam o' Shanter (1915)
  • The Finest Gold (1915)
  • The Mystery of the Tapestry Room (1915)
  • Ethel's Burglar (1915)
  • His Beloved Violin (1915)
  • Mein Friendt Schneider (1915) (as Murdock McQuarrie)
  • The Closing Chapter (1915)
  • The Old Grouch (1915)
  • The Tinker of Stubbenville (1915)
  • In His Mind's Eye (1915)
  • The Swinging Doors (1915)
  • The Old Doctor (1915)
  • Where Brains Are Needed (1915)
  • The Stronger Mind (1915) .... A Crook
  • The Faith of Her Fathers (1915)
  • The Fear Within (1915)
  • The Troubadour (1915)
  • The Old Tutor (1915)
  • Putting One Over (1915)
  • The Cameo Ring (1915)
  • Number 239 (1915)
  • At His Own Terms (1915)
  • The Truth About Dan Deering (1915)
  • Wheels Within Wheels (1915)
  • The Prayer of a Horse or: His Life Story Told by Himself (1915)
  • An Example (1915)
  • Dad (1915) .... Dad
  • Seven and Seventy (1915)
  • Alias Mr. Smith (1915)
  • The Dear Old Hypocrite (1915)
  • A Small Town Girl (1915) .... The Snob's Father
  • The Useless One (1915)
  • The Clutch of the Emperor (1915)
  • His Last Performance (1915)
  • When It's One of Your Own (1914)
  • For I Have Toiled (1914)
  • The Christmas Spirit (1914)
  • The Widow's Last (1914)
  • The Foundlings of Father Time (1914)
  • As We Journey Through Life (1914)
  • Ninety Black Boxes (1914)
  • Two Thieves (1914)
  • The Star Gazer (1914)
  • The Wall of Flame (1914)
  • The Nihilists (1914)
  • Monsieur Bluebeard (1914)
  • The Old Bell-Ringer (1914)
  • Richelieu (1914) .... Cardinal Richelieu
  • Be Neutral (1914)
  • The Higher Law (1914) - François Villon
  • A Miner's Romance (1914) .... Bob Jenkins
  • The Oubliette (1914) .... François Villon
  • By the Sun's Rays (1914) .... John Murdock
  • Her Grave Mistake (1914) .... Roger Grant
  • A Ranch Romance (1914) .... Jack Deering
  • The Hopes of Blind Alley (1914) .... Jean Basse
  • The Old Cobbler (1914) .... The Cobbler
  • The Forbidden Room (1914) .... Dr. Gibson
  • Heart Strings (1914)
  • The Unlawful Trade (1914) .... The Revenue Man
  • The Tragedy of Whispering Creek (1914) .... The Stranger
  • The End of the Feud (1914) .... Hen Dawson
  • The Lamb, the Woman, the Wolf (1914) .... The Lamb
  • The Embezzler (1914) .... John Spencer
  • The Menace to Carlotta (1914) .... Tony's Father
  • Discord and Harmony (1914) .... The Composer
  • Remember Mary Magdalen (1914) .... The Minister
  • The Honor of the Mounted (1914) .... Mountie
  • The Lie (1914) .... Auld MacGregor
  • Bloodhounds of the North (1913) .... Mountie
  • Red Margaret, Moonshiner (1913) .... Government Agent
  • The Boob's Dream Girl (1913) (as Malcolm MacQuarrie)
  • The Count of Monte Cristo (1913) .... Danglars
  • When Death United (1913) (as Malcolm MacQuarrie)
  • The Thumb Print (1913) (as Malcolm J. MacQuarrie)
  • Criminals (1913) .... Richard Wainwright/John Dick
  • The Echo of a Song (1913) .... A modern fagin
  • The Trap (1913) .... Chance
  • Mother (1913)
  • Mission Bells (1913/I)
  • The Scarlet Letter (1913)
  • The Ways of Fate (1913)
  • The Hand of Mystery (1912)

Director[edit]

  • The Unfoldment (1922)
  • Thunderbolt Jack (1920)
  • John Osborne's Triumph (1917)
  • The Gambler's Lost Love (1916)
  • El Diablo (1916)
  • Sandy, Reformer (1916) (completed film)
  • The Sign of the Spade (1916)
  • Nancy's Birthright (1916)
  • The Stain in the Blood (1916)
  • On Dangerous Ground (1916)
  • The Fatal Introduction (1916)
  • In the Web of the Grafters (1916)
  • Babbling Tongues (1915)
  • Colonel Steel, Master Gambler (1915)
  • The Sacrifice of Jonathan Gray (1915)
  • The Trap That Failed (1915)
  • The Flag of Fortune (1915)
  • The $50,000 Jewel Theft (1915)
  • The Sheriff of Red Rock Gulch (1915)
  • The Tam o' Shanter (1915)
  • The Finest Gold (1915)
  • The Mystery of the Tapestry Room (1915)
  • Ethel's Burglar (1915)
  • His Beloved Violin (1915)
  • Mein Friendt Schneider (1915) (as Murdock McQuarrie)
  • The Closing Chapter (1915)
  • The Old Grouch (1915)
  • The Tinker of Stubbenville (1915)
  • The Swinging Doors (1915)
  • The Old Doctor (1915)
  • Where Brains Are Needed (1915)
  • The Troubadour (1915)
  • The Old Tutor (1915)
  • The Truth About Dan Deering (1915)
  • Wheels Within Wheels (1915)
  • The Prayer of a Horse or: His Life Story Told by Himself (1915)
  • Seven and Seventy (1915)
  • Alias Mr. Smith (1915)
  • The Dear Old Hypocrite (1915)
  • The Useless One (1915)
  • The Clutch of the Emperor (1915)
  • His Last Performance (1915)
  • When It's One of Your Own (1914)
  • For I Have Toiled (1914)
  • The Christmas Spirit (1914)
  • As We Journey Through Life (1914)
  • Two Thieves (1914)
  • The Star Gazer (1914)
  • The Wall of Flame (1914)
  • The Nihilists (1914)
  • The Old Bell-Ringer (1914)
  • The Old Cobbler (1914)

Writer[edit]

  • Life's Maelstrom (1916) (scenario)
  • The $50,000 Jewel Theft (1915)
  • Ethel's Burglar (1915) (scenario)
  • The Hopes of Blind Alley (1914) (story)

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