Joseph Crehan

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Joseph Crehan was an American film actor. He appeared in more than 300 films between 1916 and 1965, and notably played Ulysses S. Grant nine times between 1939 and 1958, most memorably in Union Pacific and They Died With Their Boots On.

Joseph Crehan was an American film actor. He appeared in more than 300 films between 1916 and 1965, and notably played Ulysses S. Grant nine times between 1939 and 1958, most memorably in Union Pacific and They Died With Their Boots On.

Birth Name

Joseph A. Creaghan

Born

Sunday, 15 July 1883

Died

Friday, 15 April 1966

Actor Filmography

The Bounty Killer Churchgoer 1965
Requiem for a Gunfighter Trial Spectator 1965
Judgment at Nuremberg Courtroom Spectator at Verdict (uncredited) 1961
The Andy Griffith Show Council Member, Councilman, Franklin, Man in Audience, Medicine Show Spectator, Singing Townsman, Spectator at Contest, Townsman at Scene, Townsman 1960
Lock Up Dean Trapnell 1959
The Untouchables Boll's Lawyer, Fire Commisioner, Judge, Official Sitting at Board Table, Passerby 1959
Bat Masterson Thomas Bolland 1958
Tombstone Territory Harry Dunbar 1957
26 Men Doc Hammerly, Pat Higgins 1957
Perry Mason Circus Patron, Commuter at Airport, Court Clerk, Courtroom Spectator 1957
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The Bounty Killer Churchgoer 1965
Requiem for a Gunfighter Trial Spectator 1965
Judgment at Nuremberg Courtroom Spectator at Verdict (uncredited) 1961
The Andy Griffith Show Council Member, Councilman, Franklin, Man in Audience, Medicine Show Spectator, Singing Townsman, Spectator at Contest, Townsman at Scene, Townsman 1960
Lock Up Dean Trapnell 1959
The Untouchables Boll's Lawyer, Fire Commisioner, Judge, Official Sitting at Board Table, Passerby 1959
Bat Masterson Thomas Bolland 1958
Tombstone Territory Harry Dunbar 1957
26 Men Doc Hammerly, Pat Higgins 1957
Perry Mason Circus Patron, Commuter at Airport, Court Clerk, Courtroom Spectator 1957
Leave It to Beaver Train Conductor 1957
The Twinkle In God's Eye Doctor 1955
Crossroads Father Devlin, Warden Jones 1955
Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre General Ulysses S. Grant 1955
Those Whiting Girls Mr. Crandall 1955
Stage 7 Ames, Circus Owner (as Joseph A. Crenan) 1955
Shower of Stars (as Joe Crehan) 1954
The Whistler Olson 1954
Amazon Quest De Ruyter 1954
The Lone Wolf Conductor (as Joe Crehan) 1954
Highway Dragnet Elderly Border Inspection Officer 1954
Crazylegs Hank Hatch 1953
The Loretta Young Show Gallagher 1953
I Married Joan Coach 1952
The Ford Television Theatre Captain 1952
Cavalcade of America 1952
Four Star Playhouse Mr. Kramer 1952
Deadline - U.S.A. City Editor 1952
Chevron Theatre 1952
I Love Lucy Dectective 1951
Schlitz Playhouse Harry Wisdom 1951
The Red Skelton Hour Man Wearing 'Harry' Campaign Button 1951
Sky King Koster 1951
Racket Squad Aben Duncan (as Joe Crenan) 1951
Watch The Birdie Police Captain 1951
Roadblock Thompson (uncredited) 1951
The Flying Missile Rear Admiral 1950
The Tougher They Come Thompson 1950
Southside 1-1000 Burns, Prison Guard 1950
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show Chief Rogers 1950
Lux Video Theatre Doctor, Captain Waller 1950
Triple Trouble Warden Burnside 1950
The Arizona Cowboy Colonel Jefferson 1950
Square Dance Katy Judge 1950
Gun Crazy Plant Foreman 1950
Red Desert President Ulysses S. Grant 1949
Alias the Champ Tim Murphy 1949
The Lone Ranger Tom Patrict 1949
Ringside Oscar Brannigan 1949
Duke of Chicago 'Tex' Harman 1949
The Last Bandit Local No. 44 Engineer 1949
State Department: File 649 Government Official 1949
Badmen of Tombstone Mine Superintendent 1949
Homicide for Three Capt. Webb 1948
Street Corner Dr. James Fenton 1948
Sundown in Santa Fe Major Larkin 1948
The Countess of Monte Cristo Joe 1948
Triple Threat Coach Miller 1948
Nighttime in Nevada Engineer Casey 1948
Good Sam Casey (scenes deleted) 1948
Silver River 1948
The Gallant Legion George Trent - State Official 1948
The Hunted Police Captain 1948
April Showers William Barnes 1948
Adventures in Silverado McHugh 1948
The Enchanted Valley Chief Scott 1948
Relentless Doctor 1948
Killer Mccoy George James 1947
Louisiana Neilson 1947
Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome Chief Brandon 1947
The Trespasser The Doctor 1947
The Sea Of Grass Colorado Senator Grew 1947
Philo Vance's Gamble Dist. Atty. Ellis Mason 1947
Monsieur Verdoux Broker (uncredited) 1947
Dick Tracy vs. Cueball Chief Brandon 1946
The Falcon's Adventure Inspector Cavanaugh 1946
Dangerous Money Captain Black 1946
Strange Journey Thompson 1946
The Big Sleep 1946
The Mysterious Mr. M Police Chief Dan Blair 1946
Night Train to Memphis John Stevenson 1946
O.S.S. Gen. Donovan 1946
Bad Bascomb Gov. Clark 1946
Behind the Mask Police Inspector Cardonna 1946
The Phantom Thief 'Jumbo' Madigan - Pawnbroker 1946
Deadline at Dawn Lieutenant Kane 1946
The Shadow Returns Police Insp. Cardona 1946
A Guy Could Change McCarthy 1946
Tars and Spars Admiral 1946
Adventure Ed 1945
Dick Tracy Chief Brandon 1945
Captain Tugboat Annie Alec Severn (as Joe Crehan) 1945
Man Alive Dr. James P. Whitney 1945
The Royal Mounted Rides Again RCMP Sergeant Nelson 1945
Lady on a Train Train Passenger 1945
The Chicago Kid Chief Rogers 1945
The Thin Man Goes Home 1945
The Missing Juror Willard Apple aka Falstaff 1944
When the Lights Go On Again Bob, the Train Engineer 1944
One Mysterious Night Jumbo Madigan 1944
Black Magic Police Sgt. Matthews 1944
The Adventures Of Mark Twain 1944
Roger Touhy, Gangster Warden 1944
The Great Alaskan Mystery Bill Hudson [Chs. 3-13] 1944
The Navy Way Chaplain Benson 1944
Phantom Lady Detective 1944
Hands Across the Border Jeff Adams 1944
Christmas Holiday Steve, the Bartender (uncredited) 1944
The Woman of the Town New York Newspaper Editor 1943
The Desert Song American Journalist 1943
Mystery Broadcast Chief Daniels 1943
Flesh And Fantasy 1943
Crazy House Mogey 1943
Adventures of the Flying Cadets Col. George Bolton [Chs. 1-2] 1943
Honeymoon Lodge Judge 1943
Mr. Lucky Detective 1943
False Faces Police Capt. Alan O'Brien 1943
Mission to Moscow Reporter 1943
She Has What It Takes George Clarke 1943
Keep 'Em Slugging Detective Sergeant 1943
City Without Men Father Burns 1943
Whistling In Dixie Deputy Police Commissioner 1942
Junior Army Mr. Jeffrey Ferguson 1942
Gentleman Jim Duffy - Referee (uncredited) 1942
Girl Trouble Kohn 1942
Eyes of the Underworld Kirby - Assistant Police Chief 1942
The Secret Code Police Chief Henry Burns 1942
To the Shores of Tripoli Uncle Bob (scenes deleted) 1942
Men of Texas Luther Crittenden 1942
A Night Before Christmas Warden 1942
Hello, Annapolis Evans Arden 1942
Murder in the Big House Jim F. Ainslee 1942
Gang Busters Police Chief Martin O'Brien 1942
True to the Army Police Chief 1942
The Courtship of Andy Hardy Peter Dugan 1942
Wild Bill Hickok Rides Ray Trent - Land Commissioner (uncredited) 1942
Treat 'Em Rough Roderick Wetherbee (as Joe Crehan) 1942
Obliging Young Lady Managing Editor 1942
Cadets on Parade Jeff Shannon 1942
Sealed Lips Chief Charles R. Dugan 1942
They Died With Their Boots On President Ulysses S. Grant 1942
Three Girls About Town Labor Leader 1941
Texas Rancher Dusty King 1941
Doctors Don't Tell Judge Hoskins 1941
Nine Lives Are Not Enough Yates 1941
Flying Blind Nunnally 1941
Here Comes Mr. Jordan Doctor (uncredited) 1941
Manpower Sweeney 1941
Nevada City Mark Benton 1941
Love Crazy Judge 1941
Washington Melodrama Phil Sampson 1941
Here Comes Happiness Tom Burke 1941
Scattergood Baines Keith 1941
Andy Hardy's Private Secretary Peter Dugan 1941
Back Street Postman 1941
The Case of the Black Parrot Grady 1941
Know For Sure supporting role 1941
Santa Fe Trail Officer at Washington Party 1940
Texas Rangers Ride Again Johnson 1940
Little Nellie Kelly Police Commissioner O'Brien 1940
City For Conquest Doctor 1940
Colorado Gen. Ulysses S. Grant 1940
Public Deb No. 1 Director 1940
Brother Orchid Brother MacEwen 1940
Gaucho Serenade Edward Martin 1940
The House Across the Bay Federal Man 1940
Broadway Melody Of 1940 Ballroom Manager 1940
The Fighting 69th Doctor Giving Inoculations 1940
Music in My Heart Mark C. Gilman 1940
The Green Hornet Judge Stanton [Chs. 1, 9, 10, 13] 1940
Emergency Squad H. Tyler Joyce - editor 1940
Private Detective Capt. Murphy 1939
The Return of Doctor X Editor 1939
The Story of a Great Enemy President Ulysses S. Grant 1939
We Are Not Alone American at Train Station 1939
The Roaring Twenties Michaels 1939
Hollywood Cavalcade Attorney 1939
Babes In Arms Mr. Essex 1939
Blackmail Mr. Blaine 1939
The Star Maker Old Gentleman 1939
Stanley And Livingstone Morehead 1939
They All Come Out Judge 1939
Behind Prison Gates Prison Warden O'Neil 1939
Maisie Defense Attorney Wilcox 1939
You Can't Get Away with Murder Warden 1939
Tell No Tales Chalmers 1939
Union Pacific General Ulysses S. Grant 1939
Dodge City Hammond 1939
Almost a Gentleman Prosecutor 1939
Whispering Enemies George Harley 1939
Society Lawyer City Editor 1939
Star Reporter Gordon, Newspaper Editor 1939
Wings of the Navy Second Doctor (uncredited) 1939
Navy Secrets Captain Daly - Navy Intelligence Officer 1939
Pride of the Navy Brad Foster 1939
Gang Bullets Wallace 1938
Illegal Traffic Chief Daley 1938
Girls on Probation Todd 1938
The Arkansas Traveler McSweeney 1938
Crime Takes a Holiday Gov. Bill Allen 1938
Too Hot to Handle First Advertising Man 1938
Billy The Kid Returns U.S. Marshal Dave Conway 1938
Alexander's Ragtime Band Stage Manager 1938
Gateway Inspector 1938
Four's A Crowd Butler Pierce 1938
Woman Against Woman Senator Kingsley (as Joseph Creehan) 1938
A Criminal is Born Frank Wheeler 1938
Bluebeard's Eighth Wife American Tourist (uncredited) 1938
State Police Mr. Owen 1938
Night Spot Inspector Wayland 1938
The Kid Comes Back Danny Lockridge 1938
Midnight Intruder Newspaper Editor Bill Harwoodod 1938
Happy Landing Agent 1938
Here's Flash Casey Blaine (as John Crehan) 1938
Mama Runs Wild Tom Fowler 1937
Beg, Borrow or Steal Mr. Parsons, Murillo Customer 1937
The Duke Comes Back Pat Doyle 1937
The Wrong Road District Attorney 1937
Outlaws of the Orient Snyder 1937
Talent Scout A.J. Lambert 1937
Born Reckless District Attorney 1937
Girls Can Play Brophy 1937
The Case of the Stuttering Bishop Paul Drake 1937
Kid Galahad Brady 1937
This Is My Affair Priest 1937
A Day at Santa Anita Biff--Blackburn's Trainer (uncredited) 1937
The Go Getter Karl Stone 1937
There Goes My Girl Sgt. Wood 1937
The Cherokee Strip Army Officer 1937
Draegerman Courage Dr. Stuart Hunter 1937
Midnight Court Judge Frederick J. Thompson 1937
Her Husband's Secretary Stevenson 1937
Black Legion (scenes deleted) 1937
Once a Doctor Captain Andrews, Nirvana 1937
God's Country and the Woman Jordan 1937
Guns of the Pecos Captain Norris 1937
Smart Blonde 'Tiny' Torgenson 1937
Gold Diggers Of 1937 Chairman 1936
King of Hockey Mike Trotter 1936
The Captain's Kid Deputy Coroner Frank Knickerbocker 1936
Here Comes Carter Daniel Bronson 1936
Cain And Mabel Reed's Manager 1936
Down The Stretch Secretary C.D. Burch 1936
Trailin' West Col. Douglas 1936
Anthony Adverse Captain Elisha Jorham 1936
China Clipper Jim Horn 1936
Jailbreak Warden 1936
Bengal Tiger Bill Hinsdale 1936
Earthworm Tractors Mr. Henderson 1936
The Song of a Nation Col. John Skinner 1936
Murder by an Aristocrat Hilary Thatcher 1936
Bullets Or Ballots Grand Jury Spokesman 1936
The Law in Her Hands Dist. Atty. Thomas Mallon 1936
Brides Are Like That Tom Carter 1936
The Singing Kid IRS Agent Fulton 1936
Road Gang Harry Shields 1936
Boulder Dam Ross 1936
The Murder of Dr. Harrigan Lieut. Lamb 1936
Man of Iron Tom Martin 1935
Frisco Kid McClanahan 1935
The Payoff Harvey 1935
Shipmates Forever Spike 1935
The Case of the Lucky Legs Detective Johnson 1935
Special Agent Police Commissioner 1935
Page Miss Glory Detective Chief 1935
We're in the Money Undetermined Secondary Role (scenes deleted) 1935
Bright Lights Post Office Attendant 1935
Front Page Woman Spike Kiley 1935
Stranded Johnny Quinn 1935
Alibi Ike Conductor (scenes deleted) 1935
Oil For The Lamps Of China Clements 1935
Let 'Em Have It Memory Test Instructor 1935
Dinky Superintendent of orphanage 1935
Black Fury Farrell (as Joe Crehan) 1935
Go Into Your Dance H.P. Jackson 1935
Traveling Saleslady Murdock 1935
While The Patient Slept Evening Bulletin Editor 1935
Devil Dogs of the Air Communications Officer 1935
Strange Wives Immigration Official 1934
Gentlemen Are Born Haskins 1934
Against the Law Capt. Elliott 1934
Big Hearted Herbert IRS Tax Investigator (uncredited) 1934
A Lost Lady Second Doctor (uncredited) 1934
Among the Missing Detective O'Malley 1934
The Case of the Howling Dog Captain Kelly (uncredited) 1934
Side Streets Seaman's Clerk 1934
The Hell Cat Captain Barnett 1934
Now I'll Tell Hospital Doctor 1934
The Merry Frinks Mr. Baxter 1934
The Line-Up Police Captain Daniel McGrath 1934
Voice in the Night John Robinson 1934
Jimmy the Gent Judge 1934
It Happened One Night Detective (uncredited) 1934
Before Midnight Police Capt. Frank Flynn 1933
Havana Widows Ship Captain 1933
Duck Soup Dignitary at Reception (uncredited) 1933
Female Police Lieutenant (uncredited) 1933
Hold the Press Chief of Detectives Patrick Brennan 1933
Stolen Heaven Henry - Steve's Butler 1931
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