Ward Bond

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 70
Wardell Edwin Bond was an American film character actor who appeared in more than 200 films and in the NBC television series Wagon Train from 1957 to 1960. Among his best-remembered roles are Bert, the cop, in Frank Capra's It's a Wonderful Life (1946) and Captain Clayton in John Ford's The Searchers (1956).

Wardell Edwin Bond was an American film character actor who appeared in more than 200 films and in the NBC television series Wagon Train from 1957 to 1960. Among his best-remembered roles are Bert, the cop, in Frank Capra's It's a Wonderful Life (1946) and Captain Clayton in John Ford's The Searchers (1956).

Birth Name

Wardell E. Bond

Born

Thursday, 09 April 1903

Died

Saturday, 05 November 1960

Actor Filmography

The Adventures of Errol Flynn John L. Sullivan (archive footage) 2005
Battleground Quincannon 2004
Melanie Remembers: Reflections by Olivia de Havilland Himself-archive 2004
John Ford Goes to War Himself (archive footage) 2002
Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Himself (archive footage) 1983
Directed by John Ford (archive footage) 1971
Hollywood My Home Town Himself (archive footage) 1965
Rio Bravo Pat Wheeler 1959
Alias Jesse James Major Seth Adams (uncredited) 1959
China Doll Father Cairns 1958
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The Adventures of Errol Flynn John L. Sullivan (archive footage) 2005
Battleground Quincannon 2004
Melanie Remembers: Reflections by Olivia de Havilland Himself-archive 2004
John Ford Goes to War Himself (archive footage) 2002
Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage Himself (archive footage) 1983
Directed by John Ford (archive footage) 1971
Hollywood My Home Town Himself (archive footage) 1965
Rio Bravo Pat Wheeler 1959
Alias Jesse James Major Seth Adams (uncredited) 1959
China Doll Father Cairns 1958
Wagon Train Major Seth Adams, Major Seth Adams (credit only), Major Seth Adams (archive footage) 1957
The Wings Of Eagles John Dodge 1957
The Growler Story 1957
The Halliday Brand Big Dan Halliday 1957
Pillars of the Sky Dr. Joseph Holden 1956
Dakota Incident Sen. Blakely 1956
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show Himself - Wagon Train, Himself - Western Skit 1956
The Searchers Rev. Capt. Samuel Johnston Clayton 1956
A Man Alone Sheriff Gil Corrigan 1955
Screen Directors Playhouse Buck Goodhue, alias Buck Garrison 1955
Star Stage Patterson 1955
Mister Roberts Chief Petty Officer Dowdy 1955
The Long Gray Line Capt. Herman J. Kohler 1955
The Bob Mathias Story Coach Virgil Jackson 1954
Climax! Sheriff Ab Kale 1954
Johnny Guitar John McIvers 1954
Gypsy Colt Frank MacWade 1954
Hondo Buffalo Baker 1953
The Moonlighter Cole Gardner 1953
Blowing Wild Dutch Peterson 1953
General Electric Theater 1953
Thunderbirds Lt. John McCreery 1952
The Gulf Playhouse 1952
The Ford Television Theatre Hank Fetterman, Lt. Pannetti 1952
Cavalcade of America Harvey Kendall, M / Sgt. Lou Diamond 1952
Hellgate Lt. Tod Voorhees 1952
The Quiet Man Father Peter Lonergan 1952
On Dangerous Ground Walter Brent 1951
Schlitz Playhouse Capt. Parker 1951
Only the Valiant Cpl. Timothy Gilchrist 1951
The Great Missouri Raid Maj. Marshal Trowbridge 1951
Operation Pacific Cmdr. John T. 'Pop' Perry 1951
The Bigelow Theatre 1950
Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye Inspector Charles Weber 1950
Wagon Master Elder Wiggs 1950
Riding High Lee 1950
Singing Guns Sheriff Jim Caradac 1950
The Silver Theatre 1949
Suspense Bill Meeker 1949
3 Godfathers Perley 'Buck' Sweet 1948
Joan of Arc Jean Fournier, Curé of Vaucouleurs 1948
The Time Of Your Life McCarthy (a blatherskite) 1948
Tap Roots Hoab Dabney 1948
Fort Apache Sgt. Maj. Michael O'Rourke 1948
The Fugitive El Gringo 1947
Unconquered John Fraser 1947
It's a Wonderful Life Bert 1946
My Darling Clementine Morgan Earp 1946
Canyon Passage Honey Bragg 1946
They Were Expendable 'Boats' Mulcahey C.B.M. 1945
Dakota Jim Bender 1945
Tall In The Saddle 'Judge' Robert Garvey 1944
Home in Indiana Jed Bruce 1944
A Guy Named Joe Al Yackey 1944
The Sullivans Lt. Cmdr. Robinson 1944
They Came to Blow Up America FBI Chief Craig 1943
Hitler--Dead or Alive Steve Maschick 1943
Slightly Dangerous Jimmy 1943
Hello, Frisco, Hello Sharkey 1943
Gentleman Jim John L. Sullivan 1942
Sin Town Rock Delaney 1942
Ten Gentlemen From West Point Sgt. Scully 1942
The Falcon Takes Over Moose Malloy (uncredited) 1942
Wild Bill Hickok Rides Sheriff Edmunds 1942
Swamp Water Tim Dorson 1941
The Maltese Falcon Detective Tom Polhaus 1941
Doctors Don't Tell Barney Millen 1941
Manpower Eddie Adams 1941
The Shepherd of the Hills Wash Gibbs 1941
Sergeant York Ike Botkin 1941
Tobacco Road Lov 1941
A Man Betrayed Floyd 1941
Know For Sure patient 1941
Santa Fe Trail Townley 1940
The Long Voyage Home Yank 1940
City For Conquest First Policeman (uncredited) 1940
Kit Carson Ape 1940
Sailor's Lady Shore Patrolman 1940
The Mortal Storm Franz 1940
Buck Benny Rides Again First Outlaw 1940
Virginia City Confederate Sergeant Checking Passengers 1940
The Grapes of Wrath Needles Policeman 1940
Little Old New York Regan 1940
Gone with the Wind Tom - Yankee Captain 1940
The Cisco Kid and the Lady Walton 1939
Drums Along the Mohawk Adam Hartman 1939
Heaven with a Barbed Wire Fence Hunk 1939
Dust Be My Destiny Thug (uncredited) 1939
Frontier Marshal Town Marshal 1939
Waterfront Mart Hendler 1939
Young Mr. Lincoln John Palmer Cass 1939
The Girl from Mexico Mexican Pete - the Wrestler 1939
The Kid from Kokomo Ladislaw Klewicki 1939
Confessions of a Nazi Spy American Legionnaire 1939
Union Pacific Tracklayer (uncredited) 1939
The Return of the Cisco Kid Accused Rustler 1939
Dodge City Bud Taylor 1939
Mr. Moto in Danger Island Sailor Sam - Wrestler 1939
Trouble in Sundown Dusty - Henchman 1939
The Oklahoma Kid Wes Handley 1939
Pardon Our Nerve Kid Ramsey 1939
Made For Each Other Jim Hatton 1939
They Made Me a Criminal Lenihan 1939
Son Of Frankenstein Gendarme at Gate 1939
Going Places Clarence - a Policeman 1938
Submarine Patrol Seaman Olaf Swanson 1938
The Law West of Tombstone Mulligan P. Martinez 1938
You Can't Take It With You Mike - the Detective (uncredited) 1938
Fugitives for a Night Gambler in Fake Fight 1938
The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse Tug 1938
Prison Break Big Red Kincaid 1938
Professor Beware Motorcycle Cop 1938
Reformatory Mac Grady 1938
Numbered Woman Detective 1938
Gun Law Henchman Pecos 1938
The Adventures of Marco Polo Mongol Guard (uncredited) 1938
Mr. Moto's Gamble Biff Moran 1938
Over The Wall Eddie Edwards 1938
Hawaii Calls Muller 1938
Bringing Up Baby Motorcycle Cop at Jail 1938
Born to Be Wild Bill Purvis 1938
The Kid Comes Back Spike 1938
Of Human Hearts Lout Laughing in Church (uncredited) 1938
Fight for Your Lady Mr. Walton 1937
The Westland Case Connors - Death-Row Inmate 1937
Music for Madame Violets 1937
The Game That Kills Tom Ferguson 1937
Escape by Night Peter 'Spudsy' Baker 1937
Dead End Doorman 1937
Topper Eddie - Cab Driver Slugged by Topper 1937
Marry the Girl Motorcycle cop 1937
A Fight to the Finish Eddie Hawkins 1937
The Wildcatter Johnson 1937
They Gave Him a Gun MP 1937
Night Key Fingers 1937
The Soldier and the Lady Tartar Guard 1937
23 1/2 Hours Leave Top Sgt. Burke 1937
Park Avenue Logger Paul Sangar 1937
You Only Live Once Casey - Guard (uncredited) 1937
Devil's Playground Sidecar Wilson 1937
After The Thin Man Party Guest 1936
Conflict Gus 'Knockout' Carrigan 1936
The Accusing Finger Prison Guard 1936
Legion of Terror Don Foster 1936
Without Orders Tim Casey 1936
The Big Game Gambler 1936
The Man Who Lived Twice John 'Gloves' Baker 1936
They Met in a Taxi Policeman 1936
Crash Donovan The Drill Master 1936
High Tension Husky Man 1936
White Fang Thief (uncredited) 1936
Fury Man 1936
The Cattle Thief Ranse Willard 1936
Fatal Lady American Stage Manager 1936
The Case Against Mrs. Ames Newsstand Customer 1936
Avenging Waters Marve Slater 1936
Colleen Sweeney - Second Officer 1936
Boulder Dam Pa's Guest 1936
The Leathernecks Have Landed Tex 1936
Muss 'em Up 'John Doe,' a Gangster 1936
Two In The Dark Policeman 1936
Hitch Hike Lady Motorcycle Officer 1935
We're Only Human Bank Robber 1935
Too Tough to Kill Danny 1935
Broadway Hostess Thug 1935
I Found Stella Parish 1935
Guard That Girl Budge Edwards 1935
Western Courage Lacrosse 1935
3 Kids and a Queen Relative 1935
The Last Days Of Pompeii Murmex of Carthage, a Gladiator (uncredited) 1935
Waterfront Lady Jess 1935
Little Big Shot Kell's Henchman 1935
She Gets Her Man Chick 1935
Calm Yourself Detective 1935
Justice of the Range Bob Brennan 1935
Murder in the Fleet 'Heavy' Johnson 1935
The Headline Woman Johnson, Reporter 1935
'G' Men Gunman at Train Station 1935
Mary Jane's Pa Roughneck Leader 1935
Strangers All Ward, Assistant Director on Film Set 1935
Black Fury Mac - Company Policeman 1935
Fighting Shadows Brad Harrison 1935
The Crimson Trail Luke Long 1935
One New York Night Policeman 1935
Devil Dogs of the Air Instructor 1935
Under Pressure 1935
Grand Old Girl Mr. Clark - Football Coach 1935
Broadway Bill Morgan's Henchman 1934
Men of the Night Det. John Connors 1934
Against the Law Tony Rizzo 1934
Death on the Diamond Security Guard in Kelly's Room 1934
Chained Ship Steward 1934
The Affairs of Cellini Palace Guard Finding Cellini's Clothes 1934
The Defense Rests Hood 1934
The Circus Clown Spectator 1934
Here Comes the Groom Second Cop 1934
A Man's Game Dave Jordon 1934
Most Precious Thing in Life Head Coach Smith 1934
I'll Tell the World Dirigible Officer 1934
The Crime of Helen Stanley Jack Baker 1934
Whirlpool Farley 1934
Voice in the Night Bob Hall 1934
The Fighting Ranger Dave, Cougar Henchman 1934
The Poor Rich Motor Cop 1934
It Happened One Night Bus Driver #1 (uncredited) 1934
The Fighting Code Joe Krull 1933
Son of a Sailor Joe 1933
College Coach Assistant Coach (uncredited) 1933
Wild Boys Of The Road Red, the Raping Brakeman 1933
Police Car 17 Bumps O'Neill 1933
Lady for a Day Mounted Policeman (uncredited) 1933
The Wrecker Cramer 1933
Heroes for Sale Red 1933
Unknown Valley Elder Snead 1933
State Trooper Undetermined Role 1933
Flesh Muscles Manning (uncredited) 1932
Air Mail 1932
Virtue Frank 1932
Rackety Rax 'Brick' Gilligan 1932
Hold 'Em Jail 1932
The Trial of Vivienne Ware Johnson (uncredited) 1932
Careless Lady Cop in Raid 1932
High Speed Ham 1932
Arrowsmith Cop 1931
Blonde Crazy 1931
Maker of Men 1931
Quick Millions Cop in montage 1931
A Connecticut Yankee Queen's Knight 1931
The Big Trail Sid Bascom 1930
Up the River Inmate Socked by Saint Louis (uncredited) 1930
Born Reckless Sergeant 1930
So This Is College USC Player - #30 (uncredited) 1929
Salute Midshipman Harold 1929
Noah's Ark Flood Extra (uncredited) 1929
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