James Gleason

Actor · Writer · Director
IVA Star Rating : 56
James Austin Gleason was an American actor born in New York City. He was also a playwright and screenwriter. Gleason often portrayed "tough-talking, world-weary guys with a secret heart-of-gold.".

James Austin Gleason was an American actor born in New York City. He was also a playwright and screenwriter. Gleason often portrayed "tough-talking, world-weary guys with a secret heart-of-gold.".

Birth Name

James Austin Gleason

Born

Tuesday, 23 May 1882

Died

Sunday, 12 April 1959

Actor Filmography

Me, Myself and I Uncle Shelly 2017
The Naked Archaeologist Cop 2005
ER Garrett Palsey 1994
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Jake Maxwell 1990
Dream On O'Malley 1990
Star Trek: The Next Generation Dr. Appollinaire 1987
Hollywood My Home Town Self 1965
The Last Hurrah 'Cuke' Gillen / Cuke Gillen 1958
Money, Women and Guns Henry Devers 1958
Once Upon a Horse... Postmaster 1958
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Me, Myself and I Uncle Shelly 2017
The Naked Archaeologist Cop 2005
ER Garrett Palsey 1994
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Jake Maxwell 1990
Dream On O'Malley 1990
Star Trek: The Next Generation Dr. Appollinaire 1987
Hollywood My Home Town Self 1965
The Last Hurrah 'Cuke' Gillen / Cuke Gillen 1958
Money, Women and Guns Henry Devers 1958
Once Upon a Horse... Postmaster 1958
Rock-a-Bye Baby Doc Simpkins 1958
Man or Gun Sheriff Jim Jackson 1958
The Female Animal Tom Maloney 1958
The Real McCoys Joe Johnson 1957
The Restless Gun Padre Terrence 1957
Man in the Shadow Hank James 1957
Loving You Carl Meade 1957
Leave It to Beaver Pete 1957
Spring Reunion Mr. 'Collie' Collyer / Collie 1957
Playhouse 90 Dolph Grimes 1956
Star in the Dust Orval Jones 1956
Screen Directors Playhouse Ed Shafer 1955
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Howard Fieldstone, Mr. Jorgy 1955
Cheyenne Pop Keith 1955
The Girl Rush Ether Ferguson 1955
The Night of the Hunter Uncle Birdie Steptoe / Birdie Steptoe 1955
Damon Runyon Theater Spider McCoy 1955
The Millionaire Charles Hartford Simpson 1955
So This Is Hollywood (as Jimmy Gleason) 1955
Climax! Reverend Mr. McCarkle 1954
Suddenly Peter 'Pop' Benson / Pop Benson 1954
Public Defender Duke Scanlon 1954
Hollywood Thrill-Makers Risky Russell 1954
Forever Female Eddie Woods 1953
The Life of Riley Mike Riley, Pa Riley 1953
The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet The Delicatessen Clerk 1952
The Ford Television Theatre Cal 1952
This Is Your Life Self 1950
Cavalcade of America Noah Larkin 1952
What Price Glory Gen. Cokely / General Cokely 1952
The Story of Will Rogers Bert Lynn 1952
We're Not Married! Duffy 1952
I'll See You in My Dreams Fred Thompson / Fred Townsend 1951
Come Fill the Cup Charley Dolan 1951
Joe Palooka in Triple Cross Knobby Walsh 1951
Racket Squad Longshot 1951
Joe Palooka in the Squared Circle Knobby Walsh 1950
The Jackpot Harry Summers 1950
The Stu Erwin Show Uncle Matt 1950
The Colgate Comedy Hour Sergeant Humphrey Wiggins 1950
Riding High Racing Secretary 1950
The Yellow Cab Man Mickey Corkins 1950
The Alan Young Show Self 1950
Key to the City Sergeant Hogan 1950
Miss Grant Takes Richmond Timothy P. Gleason / Timothy Gleason 1949
Cavalcade of Stars Self - Guest Actor 1949
Take One False Step Gledhill / Captain Gledhill 1949
The Life of Riley Gillis 1949
Bad Boy Chief 1949
When My Baby Smiles at Me Lefty Moore 1948
Incident Narrator 1948
The Return of October Uncle Willie Ramsey 1948
The Dude Goes West Sam Briggs 1948
Smart Woman Sam Corkle 1948
Tycoon Pop / Pop Mathews 1947
The Bishop's Wife Sylvester 1947
Down to Earth Max Corkle 1947
The Homestretch Doc Kilborne 1947
Lady Luck Sacramento Sam 1946
Home, Sweet Homicide Sgt. O'Hare 1946
The Well Groomed Bride Capt. Hornby / Captain Hornby 1946
The Hoodlum Saint Snarp 1946
Captain Eddie Tom Clark 1945
The Clock Al Henry 1945
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn McGarrity 1945
This Man's Navy Jimmy Shannon 1945
The Keys of the Kingdom Rev. Dr. Wilbur Fiske 1944
Arsenic and Old Lace Lt. Rooney / Police Lt. Rooney 1944
Once Upon a Time McGillicuddy aka The Moke / Moke McGillicuddy 1944
A Guy Named Joe 'Nails' Kilpatrick / “Nails” Kilpatrick 1943
Crash Dive Chief Mike 'Mac' McDonnell 1943
Manila Calling Tim O'Rourke 1942
Tales of Manhattan Joe / Joe - Mission Aid Society 1942
Footlight Serenade Bruce McKay 1942
The Falcon Takes Over Inspector Mike O'Hara 1942
My Gal Sal Pat Hawley 1942
A Date with the Falcon Inspector Mike O'Hara / Inspector Michael 'Mike' O'Hara 1942
Hay Foot Colonel J. A. Barkley 1942
Babes on Broadway Thornton Reed 1941
Breakdowns of 1941 Self 1941
Nine Lives Are Not Enough Sergeant Daniels 1941
Tanks a Million Col. 'Spitfire' Barkley 1941
Here Comes Mr. Jordan Max Corkle 1941
Affectionately Yours Chester Phillips / 'Chet' Phillips 1941
Meet John Doe Connell / Henry Connell 1941
Earl of Puddlestone Joe Higgins 1940
Grandpa Goes to Town Joe Higgins 1940
Money to Burn Joe Higgins 1939
The Covered Trailer Joe Higgins 1939
On Your Toes Phil Dolan Sr. 1939
Should Husbands Work? Joe Higgins 1939
My Wife's Relatives Joe Higgins 1939
Army Girl Sgt. 'Three Star' Hennessy / Hennessy 1938
The Higgins Family Joe Higgins 1938
Manhattan Merry-Go-Round Danny The Duck 1937
Forty Naughty Girls Inspector Oscar Piper 1937
Cinema Circus James Gleason / Himself 1937
The Plot Thickens Oscar Piper 1936
The Big Game George Scott 1936
Don't Turn 'em Loose Detective Daniels 1936
Yours for the Asking Saratoga 1936
The Ex-Mrs. Bradford Inspector Corrigan 1936
Murder on a Bridle Path Police Insp. Oscar Piper 1936
We're Only Human Detective Danny Walsh 1935
Hot Tip Jimmy McGill 1935
West Point of the Air 'Bags' / Joe 'Bags' 1935
Murder on a Honeymoon Inspector Oscar Piper 1935
Helldorado Sam Barnes 1935
Murder on the Blackboard Inspector Oscar Piper 1934
Change of Heart Hot Dog Vendor 1934
Search for Beauty Dan Healy 1934
The Meanest Gal in Town Duke Slater 1934
Orders Is Orders Ed Waggermeyer 1933
Mister Mugg 1933
Clear All Wires! Lefty / Lefty Williams 1933
The Devil Is Driving 'Beef' Evans 1932
Penguin Pool Murder Police Inspector Oscar Piper / Oscar Piper 1932
The Crooked Circle Arthur Crimmer 1932
Blondie of the Follies Pa McClune / Pa (Lou)McClune 1932
Lady and Gent Pin Streaver 1932
High Hats and Low Brows Danny Ruff 1932
Fast Companions Silk Henley 1932
Suicide Fleet Skeets 1931
The Big Gamble Squint Dugan / Fred 'Squint' Dugan 1931
Sweepstakes Sleepy Jones 1931
A Free Soul Eddie 1931
It's a Wise Child Cool Kelly 1931
Beyond Victory Private Jim Mobley / Jim Mobley 1931
The Matrimonial Bed Gustave Corton 1930
Dumbbells in Ermine Mike 1930
The Swellhead Johnny Trump 1930
Puttin' on the Ritz James 'Jimmy' Tierney / James Tierney 1930
Oh, Yeah? Dusty Reilly / Dusty 1929
The Broadway Melody Music Publisher 1929

Director Filmography

Hot Tip 1935
1942 Oscar Best Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
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