James Anderson (American actor)
July 13, 1921|
Wetumpka, Alabama, U.S.
|Died||September 14, 1969
Billings, Montana, U.S
|Cause of death||heart attack|
|Resting place||Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park|
James Anderson (July 13, 1921 – September 14, 1969), sometimes billed as Kyle James, was an American television and film actor of the 1950s and 1960s. He is probably best known for his role as Robert E. Lee "Bob" Ewell in To Kill a Mockingbird (1962).
He made over 120 appearances, mostly in television and several films between 1941 and 1969. He made three guest appearances on Perry Mason, including the role of murder victim Frank Anderson in the 1958 episode, "The Case of the Pint-Sized Client," and murder victim Stanley Piper in the 1960 episode, "The Case of the Ill-Fated Faker." He appeared in a number of westerns throughout his career, often playing a gun-for-hire or outlaw. He died of a heart attack on September 14, 1969. Two films he appeared in The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1969) and Little Big Man (1970) were released posthumously.
|1951||Along the Great Divide||Dan Roden|
|Hunt the Man Down|
|1952||The Duel at Silver Creek||Kyle James|
|1953||Flight to Tangier|
|1954||Drums Across the River||Jed Walker|
|1955||Seven Angry Men||Henry Thompson|
|1957||Official Detective||Smith||Episode 'Take Him Alive'|
|The Big Land||Cole|
|1958||I Married a Monster from Outer Space||Weldon|
|The Thing That Couldn't Die||Boyd Abercrombie|
|1962||To Kill a Mockingbird||Robert E. Lee "Bob" Ewell|
|1969||Take the Money and Run||Chain Gang Warden|
|The Ballad of Cable Hogue||Preacher|
|1970||Little Big Man||Sergeant||his final film role|