|Born||John Penman Whiteford
April 27, 1889
New York, New York, United States
|Died||March 21, 1962
Hollywood, California, United States
John Penman "Blackie" Whiteford (April 27, 1889 – March 21, 1962) was an American film actor. He appeared in 275 films between 1928 and 1962. A career character actor, Whiteford is best known for appearing in 28 films with The Three Stooges between 1936 and 1956.
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.
- The Way of the Strong (1928) (uncredited)
- The Tiger's Shadow (1928)
- King Kong (1933) - Member of Ship's Crew (uncredited)
- Whoops, I'm an Indian! (1936)
- Grips, Grunts and Groans (1937)
- Out West (1947)
- Hold That Lion! (1947) - Train passenger (uncredited)
- Crime on Their Hands (1948)
- Three Hams on Rye (1950)
- Up in Daisy's Penthouse (1953)
- Pals and Gals (1954)
- "Blackie Whiteford". b-westerns.com. Retrieved 6 December 2012.
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- Quigg, Jack (November 9, 1950). "Rough-Looking Blackie Whiteford Still Going Strong After 2,000 Films". St. Petersburg Times. p. 58. Retrieved 8 June 2016.
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