David Newell

Actor · Producer
IVA Star Rating : 60
David Newell was primarily known as an American character actor, whose acting career spanned from the very beginning of the sound film era through the middle of the 1950s. He made his film debut in a featured role in The Hole in the Wall, a 1929 film starring Edward G. Robinson and Claudette Colbert. Early in his career he had many featured roles,... read more

David Newell was primarily known as an American character actor, whose acting career spanned from the very beginning of the sound film era through the middle of the 1950s. He made his film debut in a featured role in The Hole in the Wall, a 1929 film starring Edward G. Robinson and Claudette Colbert. Early in his career he had many featured roles, in such films as: RKO's The Runaway Bride in 1929, starring Mary Astor; 1931's Ten Cents a Dance, starring Barbara Stanwyck and directed by Lionel Barrymore; and White Heat in 1934. He would occasionally receive a starring role, as in 1930's Just Like Heaven, which co-starred Anita Louise. However, by the mid-1930s he was being relegated to mostly smaller supporting roles. Some of the more notable films he appeared in include: A Star is Born (1937), which stars Janet Gaynor and Fredric March; Blondie (1938); the Bette Davis vehicle, Dark Victory (1939); Day-Time Wife (1939), starring Tyrone Power and Linda Darnell; It's a Wonderful World (1939), with James Stewart and Claudette Colbert; Rings on Her Fingers (1942), starring Henry Fonda and Gene Tierney; the Danny Kaye and Dinah Shore film, Up in Arms (1944), which also stars Dana Andrews; 1947's Killer McCoy with Mickey Rooney, Brian Donlevy, and Ann Blyth; Homecoming (1948), starring Clark Gable, Lana Turner, and Anne Baxter; That Wonderful Urge (1949), starring Tyrone Power and Gene Tierney; David and Bathsheba (1951), starring Gregory Peck and Susan Hayward; and Cecil B. DeMille's 1952 blockbuster, The Greatest Show on Earth. During his 25-year acting career, he appeared in over 110 films. His final appearance in film was in 1954's The Eddie Cantor Story, in which he had a small supporting role.

Born

Monday, 23 January 1905

Died

Friday, 25 January 1980

Actor Filmography

Speedy Delivery Himself 2008
Stingers Central Operative 1998
Blood Chase Lupo's Guard 1991
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Mr. McFeely, Mr. McFeely (archive footage) 1968
Deadline - U.S.A. Foreign Editor 1952
Killer Mccoy Reporter 1947
A Guy Could Change Doctor 1946
Government Girl FBI Man 1943
Du Barry Was A Lady Man Getting Champagne 1943
Reveille with Beverly Sentry 1943
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Speedy Delivery Himself 2008
Stingers Central Operative 1998
Blood Chase Lupo's Guard 1991
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Mr. McFeely, Mr. McFeely (archive footage) 1968
Deadline - U.S.A. Foreign Editor 1952
Killer Mccoy Reporter 1947
A Guy Could Change Doctor 1946
Government Girl FBI Man 1943
Du Barry Was A Lady Man Getting Champagne 1943
Reveille with Beverly Sentry 1943
The Wife Takes a Flyer German Officer 1942
Footsteps in the Dark June's Escort 1941
Lady with Red Hair Man in Chicago Audience 1940
Dr. Kildare's Crisis Chandler's Secretary 1940
The Letter Geoffrey Hammond 1940
North West Mounted Police Indian 1940
Charlie Chan At The Wax Museum Attorney at Trial 1940
Blondie Has Servant Trouble Nelson - Dithers' Employee 1940
Phantom Raiders Man in Cafe / Telephone Operator 1940
'Til We Meet Again Assistant Purser 1940
Gone with the Wind Cade Calvert 1940
Swanee River Guest 1940
Missing Evidence 1939
We Are Not Alone Policeman in Courtroom 1939
Day-Time Wife Party Guest Answering Telephone 1939
Blondie Brings Up Baby Tall Dithers' Employee 1939
The Escape Reporter 1939
Charlie Chan at Treasure Island Audience Member 1939
They All Come Out Officer 1939
News Is Made at Night Starter 1939
Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation Museum Exhibit Attendee 1939
Stunt Pilot Radio Operator 1939
Naughty But Nice Attorney at Defense Table 1939
Stronger Than Desire Man at Defense Table 1939
Boy Friend Whitey 1939
Union Pacific Reporter (uncredited) 1939
Dark Victory Judith's Friend 1939
Blondie Meets the Boss Sanders 1939
Wife, Husband and Friend Party Guest 1939
Heart of the North Pilot #1 1938
Blondie First Draftsman 1938
Men with Wings Photographer 1938
The Lady Objects Student 1938
Meet the Girls Man at Bar 1938
Crime School Dormitory Guard (uncredited) 1938
Over The Wall Governor's Secretary 1938
Dangerous to Know Guest at Party 1938
Wells Fargo Minor Role 1937
Artists & Models Romeo 1937
On the Avenue Wedding Attendant 1937
Career Woman Reporter--New York 1936
Polo Joe Jack Hilton 1936
The Girl on the Front Page Young Man 1936
Educating Father Eddie Gordon 1936
The Goose and the Gander Hotel Desk Clerk 1935
Red Salute Student 1935
The Florentine Dagger Rodrigo 1935
Devil Dogs of the Air Lt. Brown 1935
Desirable Helen's First Admirer at Party 1934
White Heat William Hawkes 1934
When Ladies Meet Freddie (uncredited) 1933
Hell Below Lieut. (JG) Radford 1933
Made on Broadway O'Neill - Mayor's Secretary 1933
Today We Live Man in Canteen 1933
Divorce In The Family Interne 1932
New Morals For Old Duff Wilson 1932
Huddle Football Player 1932
A Woman Commands Adjutant 1932
Woman Hungry Dr. Neil Cranford 1931
Ten Cents a Dance Ralph Clark 1931
Just Like Heaven Tobey 1930
Let's Go Native Chief Officer Williams 1930
Runaway Bride Richard 'Dick' Mercer 1930
Murder on the Roof Ted Palmer 1930
The Kibitzer Bert Livingstone 1930
The Marriage Playground Gerald 1929
Darkened Rooms Billy 1929
Dangerous Curves Tony Barretti 1929
The Hole in the Wall Gordon Grant 1929

Producer Filmography

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