William Forrest

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 63
William Forrest was an American theatre, film, and television actor. He appeared in more than 250 films between 1939 and 1977. He was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and died in Santa Monica, California, from heart failure.

William Forrest was an American theatre, film, and television actor. He appeared in more than 250 films between 1939 and 1977. He was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and died in Santa Monica, California, from heart failure.

Birth Name

William Henry Forrest

Born

Friday, 10 October 1902

Died

Thursday, 26 January 1989

Actor Filmography

The Republic Pictures Story Martin Crane (clip from The Masked Marvel (1943)) 1991
City of Angels Noel Crossland Sr. 1976
The Marriage of a Young Stockbroker Mr. Wylie 1971
Billy the Kid Versus Dracula The Real James Underhill / James Underhill 1966
Sakima and the Masked Marvel Martin Crane 1966
Spy Smasher Returns Gerald Douglas 1966
Cheyenne Autumn Senator 1964
Good Neighbor Sam Millard Mellner 1964
The Beverly Hillbillies John Canady 1962
Sweet Bird of Youth Bennie Taubman 1962
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The Republic Pictures Story Martin Crane (clip from The Masked Marvel (1943)) 1991
City of Angels Noel Crossland Sr. 1976
The Marriage of a Young Stockbroker Mr. Wylie 1971
Billy the Kid Versus Dracula The Real James Underhill / James Underhill 1966
Sakima and the Masked Marvel Martin Crane 1966
Spy Smasher Returns Gerald Douglas 1966
Cheyenne Autumn Senator 1964
Good Neighbor Sam Millard Mellner 1964
The Beverly Hillbillies John Canady 1962
Sweet Bird of Youth Bennie Taubman 1962
Paradise Alley Norman Holmes 1962
One-Eyed Jacks Banker 1961
My Three Sons Ed Hoffman 1960
COronado 9 Comdr. John Partley 1960
Hawaiian Eye Club President 1959
Bonanza Mine Owner 1959
The Horse Soldiers Gen. Steve Hurlburt 1959
The Buccaneer Col. Dale 1958
The Last Hurrah Dr. Tom 1958
77 Sunset Strip Graham, John Morgan 1958
Bronco Marshal Joe Shelby 1958
The Toughest Gun in Tombstone Governor 1958
Jailhouse Rock Head of Studio 1957
26 Men Col. Underhill 1957
Maverick Laramie Banker, Roland 1957
M Squad Mr. Manning 1957
Bachelor Father Preston 'Bulldog' Frasier 1957
Band of Angels Amantha's father / Aaron Starr 1957
Loving You Mr. Jessup 1957
Sweet Smell of Success Sen. Harvey Walker 1957
Beau James Attorney 1957
The Monster That Challenged the World Admiral Greenhouse / Rear Adm. Greenhouse 1957
Tales of Wells Fargo Wells Fargo Supervisor 1957
The Wings of Eagles Admiral Gooding 1957
You Can't Run Away from It Captain (replaced by Russell Hicks) (scenes deleted) / Captain (replaced by Russell Hicks) 1956
Playhouse 90 Doctor 1956
The Sheriff of Cochise Judge Whittiker, Judge 1956
Walk the Proud Land Mr. Dennison 1956
These Wilder Years Jerry Blount - Board Member 1956
Pardners Hocker 1956
Behind the High Wall Corby 1956
The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell Commandant at Ft. Sam Houston 1955
Crusader Connors 1955
Screen Directors Playhouse Mr. Green, Mr. Walker 1955
Highway Patrol Lieutenant Andrews 1955
The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing Simpson 1955
Steve Donovan, Western Marshal U.S. District Marshal 1955
One Desire Mr. Wellington, Banker 1955
Francis in the Navy Admiral 1955
The Private War of Major Benson Lt. General De Bay 1955
Ain't Misbehavin' Mr. Dullaby 1955
Rage at Dawn William Peterson / Wiilliam Peterson 1955
Interrupted Melody Dr. Richards 1955
A Man Called Peter Columbia Seminary President 1955
New York Confidential Paul Williamson 1955
The Millionaire Quimby 1955
The Magical World of Disney Doctor 1954
The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin Major Swanson 1954
December Bride Harry Howard 1954
Medic Marshall Tallman 1954
Adventures of the Falcon Gen. Walton 1954
Public Defender D.A. Paul Adair, Mr. Berger 1954
Waterfront Harry Baker Sr. 1954
The French Line Sam Baker 1953
The Eddie Cantor Story Florenz Ziegfeld / Flo Ziegfeld 1953
Private Eyes John Graham 1953
The Loretta Young Show Judge, Mr. Bruckner 1953
The Ray Milland Show Pete J. Sargent 1953
Latin Lovers Mr. Streller - Board Member 1953
Split Second Colonel Wright 1953
Invaders from Mars Gen. Mayberry / Col. Mayberry 1953
Fort Vengeance General Terry 1953
Bandits of Corsica Marquis 1953
I'm the Law J.J. McBain 1953
Winning of the West Editor John Randolph 1953
My Hero Judge Tracy 1952
Flat Top Barney's Dad 1952
I Married Joan Judge Desmond Palmer, Judge Palmer 1952
Cavalcade of America Dr. Sam Halleck, Judge Sugarman 1952
Night Without Sleep Mr. Carter / Mr. Carter (Uncredited) 1952
Four Star Playhouse Charlie, Judge, Mr. Colter, Sam Rogers, Wilke 1952
One Minute to Zero Officer, Joint Operations 1952
Adventures of Superman Mr. Crane 1952
Big Jim McLain J.E. Lowry - McLain's Supervisor 1952
The Rose Bowl Story James Otis 1952
The Story of Will Rogers Florenz Ziegfeld 1952
Three for Bedroom C Well-Wisher at Station 1952
My Little Margie Mr. Branch 1952
Belles on Their Toes Col. Putnam 1952
Deadline - U.S.A. Mr. Greene 1952
I'll See You in My Dreams Florenz Ziegfeld 1951
Flight to Mars Gen. Archer / General 1951
The Sea Hornet Lt. Commander 1951
The Racket Head of Crime Commission 1951
Schlitz Playhouse Wells Fargo Chief 1951
Fort Dodge Stampede Hutchinson 1951
Force of Arms General 1951
The Harlem Globetrotters Prof. Lindley 1951
Fighting Coast Guard Officer at Graduation Ceremony 1951
Smuggler's Gold Arthur Rayburn 1951
I Was a Communist for the F.B.I. Sen. Wood 1951
Follow the Sun U.S. Air Force General Richardson 1951
Valentino Dr. Verne 1951
Missing Women Capt. E.W. Wills 1951
Spoilers of the Plains Dr. J.D. Manning 1951
Gasoline Alley Hacker 1951
Hunt the Man Down J.P. Knight 1950
Southside 1-1000 Prison Warden 1950
Emergency Wedding Personnel Director 1950
Hit Parade of 1951 Oilman 1950
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show Jim Higgins, Man with the Greeting Cards 1950
Big Town Ray Harrison 1950
Square Dance Katy Businessman 1950
The Good Humor Man Mr. Lankford 1950
Nancy Goes to Rio Attorney 1950
Guilty of Treason Speaker at Overseas Press Club 1950
Key to the City Mayor Anderson, Coremont, MO 1950
The Story of Seabiscuit Thomas Milford 1949
The Devil's Henchman Anderson 1949
The Lone Ranger Jim Ferris, Sheriff Taylor 1949
Angels in Disguise Roger T. Harrison 1949
Trail of the Yukon John Dawson / Dawson 1949
In the Good Old Summertime Announcer 1949
The Girl from Jones Beach Mr. Moody 1949
Arson, Inc. Fire Chief / Deputy Fire Chief / Narrator 1949
Look for the Silver Lining Producer William Taylor 1949
Illegal Entry Frank Ferguson 1949
The Younger Brothers Mr. Hendricks 1949
Fireside Theatre James 1949
The Gentleman from Nowhere Henry Thompson 1948
Mystery in Mexico Insurance Company Boss 1948
Race Street Nick Walters / Nick 1948
Fort Apache Reporter 1948
Homecoming Party Guest 1948
Trapped by Boston Blackie Mason Carter 1948
Who Killed 'Doc' Robbin? Reporter 1948
The Bride Goes Wild Reporter 1948
Three Daring Daughters Ship Captain 1948
Alias a Gentleman Carruthers 1948
The Senator Was Indiscreet U.S. Officer 1947
Devil Ship Evans 1947
The Fabulous Texan Maj. Wharton 1947
Blondie in the Dough Robert 'Bob' Dixon / Robert " Bob " Dixon 1947
Magic Town George 1947
The Spirit of West Point Dr. Felix Blanchard 1947
The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer Mr. Baldwin 1947
Mother Wore Tights Mr. Clarkman 1947
The Perils of Pauline Bonds Barker 1947
Dark Delusion Mr. Jordan - Private Detective 1947
Miracle on 34th Street Doctor Rogers at Bellevue 1947
The Corpse Came C.O.D. Lance Fowler 1947
Sarge Goes to College Col. Winters 1947
The Guilt of Janet Ames Doctor Morton 1947
The Beginning or the End Brigadier General 1947
The Devil on Wheels Judge Roger Tanner 1947
Blind Spot Henry Small 1947
Dead Reckoning Lt. Col. Simpson 1947
Till the Clouds Roll By Movie Director 1946
Nobody Lives Forever Mr. Johnson, District Attorney's Aide 1946
Child of Divorce Mr. Proctor 1946
The Jolson Story Dick Glenn 1946
Gentleman Joe Palooka Senator Johnson 1946
Three Little Girls in Blue Head Clerk 1946
Till the End of Time Detective Lieutenant 1946
Centennial Summer Minor Role 1946
Dangerous Business Fluger 1946
The Well Groomed Bride Maj. James Smith / James Smith 1946
The Kid from Brooklyn Guest 1946
Behind Green Lights Dr. Hastings 1946
Meet Me on Broadway Dwight Ferris 1946
Tars and Spars Commander 1946
Snafu Theatre Manager 1945
Purity Squad Dr. Cooper 1945
Girls of the Big House District Attorney 1945
Love, Honor and Goodbye Hendricks 1945
Behind City Lights Detective Peterson 1945
Anchors Aweigh Movie Director 1945
Road to Alcatraz Charles Cantrell 1945
Gangs of the Waterfront Dist. Atty. Brady 1945
The Caribbean Mystery Col. Lane 1945
God Is My Co-Pilot Dr. Reynolds 1945
Brewster's Millions Yacht Captain 1945
Rough, Tough and Ready Lt. Freitas 1945
Salty O'Rourke Racing Secretary 1945
Without Love Doctor 1945
Adventures of Kitty O'Day Sauter (as Bill Forrest) / Sauter 1945
Here Come the Waves Lieutenant Commander 1944
The Doughgirls Howard Forbes / Forbes 1944
Laura Important Client 1944
Strange Affair Superintendent Reynolds / Superintendent Reynolds (Uncredited) 1944
Mr. Skeffington Clinton 1944
Abroad with Two Yanks Col. Hart 1944
Wilson Minor Role 1944
Raiders of Ghost City Major Graham (Ch. 1) 1944
Mr. Winkle Goes to War Captain 1944
Marine Raiders Col. Bill Carter 1944
The Story of Dr. Wassell 'Pecos' Survivor 1944
Follow the Boys Col. Edward Dobbs 1944
It Happened Tomorrow Sylvia's Father 1944
Main Street Today Businessman 1944
Four Jills in a Jeep Officer 1944
The Fighting Seabees Lt. Tom Kerrick 1944
The Iron Major Fordham Official 1943
Corvette K-225 Commander Manning 1943
So Proudly We Hail! Major at San Francisco Dock / Major at San Francisco Dock (Uncredited) 1943
Adventures of the Flying Cadets Maj. Charles Gray [Chs. 1, 4, 9, 13] 1943
The Masked Marvel Martin Crane 1943
Good Luck, Mr. Yates Thurston 1943
Du Barry Was a Lady Guard Captain 1943
Action in the North Atlantic Lieutenant-Commander 1943
Mission to Moscow American Newsman 1943
Good Morning, Judge Judge William Foster 1943
Flight for Freedom Vice-Consul 1943
He Hired the Boss FBI Man 1943
It Ain't Hay Banker 1943
Air Force Group Commander Jack Harper 1943
G-Men vs. The Black Dragon Prof. Jackson 1943
The Hard Way Actor as 'Uncle Edward Elliott' in 'Morning Melody' / 'Uncle Edward Elliott' in 'Morning Melody' (Uncredited) 1943
Hitler's Children American Vice Consul 1943
The Adventures of Smilin' Jack Secretary of Internal Affairs [Chs. 8-12] / Secretary for Internal Affairs - Honolulu [Chs. 8-12] 1943
Mug Town District Attorney 1942
Lucky Jordan Commanding Officer 1942
The Falcon's Brother F.B.I. Man at the Inn 1942
The Daring Young Man Bill White 1942
The Man in the Trunk Police Surgeon 1942
Bells of Capistrano Durgan 1942
Wake Island Maj. Johnson 1942
Priorities on Parade Col. Reeves 1942
Flight Lieutenant Captain 1942
Little Tokyo, U.S.A. District Attorney 1942
Spy Ship Martin Oster 1942
Yankee Doodle Dandy Critic #1 1942
My Favorite Spy Captain Green 1942
Meet the Stewarts Country Club Lunch Guest / Country Club Lunch Guest (Uncredited) 1942
In This Our Life Forest Ranger 1942
Tarzan's New York Adventure Inspector at Airport 1942
Moontide Well-Dressed Man in Bar 1942
Hello, Annapolis Lt. Burns 1942
Spy Smasher Gerald Douglas [Ch. 12] 1942
My Favorite Blonde Colonel Raeburn 1942
Sleepytime Gal Hotel Manager 1942
Joe Smith, American August 'Gus' Stoffen 1942
The Vanishing Virginian William Harrison Jordon, Assistant Proscecuting Attorney 1942
Pardon My Stripes Prosecutor 1942
A Date with the Falcon Ward 1942
They Died with Their Boots On Adjutant 1941
Keep 'Em Flying Colonel 1941
Week-End in Havana Cuban Queen Officer 1941
International Lady Frank Cromwell, American Consul 1941
Great Guns Army Major 1941
Mercy Island Lawyer 1941
Sergeant York Officer 1941
Doctors Don't Tell 1941
Navy Blues Officer 1941
Of Pups and Puzzles Psychiatrist 1941
Dive Bomber Commander 1941
Sun Valley Serenade Husband 1941
Here Comes Mr. Jordan Reporter 1941
Down in San Diego Naval Intelligence Officer 1941
Blondie in Society Andrews, a Dog Shopper 1941
The Bride Came C.O.D. Asst. Dist. Atty. Edwards 1941
Million Dollar Baby Reporter 1941
Barnacle Bill Naval Officer 1941
Meet John Doe Governor's Associate 1941
The Lone Wolf Takes a Chance Vic Hilton 1941
Flight from Destiny Prentiss 1941
Respect the Law Police Lieutenant Edward Macroy / Lt. Edward Macroy 1941
Lucky Devils Chandler 1941
The Green Hornet Strikes Again! Frederick Harper 1940
The Phantom Submarine Jonas 1940
Nobody's Children Father Listening to Carol's Radio Interview 1940
Soak the Old Detective 1940
Fashion Horizons 1940
The Man Who Talked Too Much Federal District Attorney F.R. Greene 1940
Women in Hiding Investigator 1940
The Lone Wolf Meets a Lady Arthur Trent 1940
Alice in Movieland 2nd Director 1940
The Amazing Mr. Williams Anderson 1939
The Sign of the Cross Col. Hugh Mason (1944 Re-Release Prologue) 1933
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