John Penman Whiteford
April 27, 1889
New York, New York, U.S.
|Died||March 21, 1962 (aged 72)|
Hollywood, California, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Estelle Wills (m.?-div.?)|
Alma Bennett (m.1954-1958; her death)
John Penman "Blackie" Whiteford (April 27, 1889 – March 21, 1962) was an American film actor.
In 1903, Whiteford was a seaman between jobs when he was offered a chance to work on The Great Train Robbery film. That opportunity launched his cinematic career, which eventually included more than 2,000 films. Whiteford was married to Estelle Wills, an actress. They divorced, and he remarried in 1954 to actress Alma Bennett.
- The Way of the Strong (1928) (uncredited)
- The Tiger's Shadow (1928)
- The Utah Kid (1930) (uncredited)
- The Man from New Mexico (1932)
- Breed of the Border (1933) (uncredited)
- King Kong (1933) - Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
- St. Louis Woman (1934)
- Big Calibre (1935) (uncredited)
- Texas Jack (1935)
- Whoops, I'm an Indian! (1936)
- Grips, Grunts and Groans (1937)
- The Last Horseman (1944)
- The Lone Hand Texan (1947) (uncredited)
- Out West (1947)
- Hold That Lion! (1947) - Train passenger (uncredited)
- Crime on Their Hands (1948)
- The Traveling Saleswoman (1950) - Stock Footage Outlaw (uncredited)
- Three Hams on Rye (1950)
- Smoky Canyon (1952) - Townsman (uncredited)
- Up in Daisy's Penthouse (1953)
- Pals and Gals (1954)
- The Phantom Stagecoach (1957) - Townsman (uncredited)
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