John Hamilton

John Hamilton

Known for: Acting
Birthday: 1887-01-16
Deathday: 1958-10-15 (71 years old)

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Biography

John Rummel Hamilton was an American actor, who played in many movies and television programs. He is probably best remembered for his role as the blustery newspaper editor Perry White for the 1950s television program “Adventures of Superman.”

Filmography

All 230

Movies 211

TV Shows 19

Self 1

Director 1

Perry White
Batman and Robin and Other Super Heroes

Batman and Robin and Other Super Heroes (1989)

Movie
New York Confidential

New York Confidential (1959)

TV Show
Outcasts of the City

Outcasts of the City (1958)

Movie
Chicago Confidential

Chicago Confidential (1957)

Movie
6
Oscar
State Trooper

State Trooper (1956)

TV Show
Mr. Barker
Hey, Jeannie!

Hey, Jeannie! (1956)

TV Show
The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo (1956)

TV Show
Stearns - Goodwin's Associate (uncredited)
Bobby Ware Is Missing

Bobby Ware Is Missing (1955)

Movie
Mr. Campo (uncredited)
Screen Director's Playhouse

Screen Director's Playhouse (1955)

TV Show
Ulysses S. Grant
Sitting Bull

Sitting Bull (1954)

Movie
Captain Midnight

Captain Midnight (1954)

TV Show
'Jeroboam' Captain
Moby Dick

Moby Dick (1954)

Movie
City Story

City Story (1954)

Movie
Clifton Staley
The Miami Story

The Miami Story (1954)

Movie
Passport to Danger

Passport to Danger (1954)

TV Show
Perry White
Stamp Day for Superman

Stamp Day for Superman (1954)

Movie
8
Mr. Cornwall
Man of Conflict

Man of Conflict (1953)

Movie
Mr. McNish (uncredited)
Donovan's Brain

Donovan's Brain (1953)

Movie
6
Charlie
So This Is Love

So This Is Love (1953)

Movie
Mr. Harvester
Run for the Hills

Run for the Hills (1953)

Movie
Circuit Judge
Iron Mountain Trail

Iron Mountain Trail (1953)

Movie
Col. Cornish
Jack McCall Desperado

Jack McCall Desperado (1953)

Movie
Stover - Prison Warden
Marshal of Cedar Rock

Marshal of Cedar Rock (1953)

Movie
Senator Holbrook / Sen. Holbrook (uncredited)
Never Wave at a WAC

Never Wave at a WAC (1953)

Movie
Auctioneer
Your Favorite Story

Your Favorite Story (1953)

TV Show
I Led Three Lives

I Led Three Lives (1953)

TV Show
Father Studebaker
The Studebaker Story

The Studebaker Story (1953)

Movie
Colonel Norton / Porter
Cavalcade of America

Cavalcade of America (1952)

TV Show
Perry White
Adventures of Superman

Adventures of Superman (1952)

TV Show
Dr. Lansing
The Rose Bowl Story

The Rose Bowl Story (1952)

Movie
Bailey
Target

Target (1952)

Movie
Sour Puss
The Pace That Thrills

The Pace That Thrills (1952)

Movie
The Ford Television Theatre

The Ford Television Theatre (1952)

TV Show
Speaker
The McGurk Way

The McGurk Way (1952)

Movie
The Roy Rogers Show

The Roy Rogers Show (1951)

TV Show
'Jeroboam' Captain
Hallmark Hall of Fame

Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951)

TV Show
8.33
Police Captain Loomis
Criminal Lawyer

Criminal Lawyer (1951)

Movie
The Adventures of Kit Carson

The Adventures of Kit Carson (1951)

TV Show
Tales of Tomorrow

Tales of Tomorrow (1951)

TV Show
Police Inspector Morgan
Million Dollar Pursuit

Million Dollar Pursuit (1951)

Movie
The Marshal
Badman's Gold

Badman's Gold (1951)

Movie
Judge Backus
Sugarfoot

Sugarfoot (1951)

Movie
Senator / Second Senator
The Flying Missile

The Flying Missile (1950)

Movie
Mayor Grant McDowall
The Missourians

The Missourians (1950)

Movie
Judge Ralph Riskum
A Slip and a Miss

A Slip and a Miss (1950)

Movie
John Mitchell / Sheriff / Thomas T. Trimble
The Cisco Kid

The Cisco Kid (1950)

TV Show
John Deming (uncredited)
Bunco Squad

Bunco Squad (1950)

Movie
Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
The Men

The Men (1950)

Movie
Dan Parker / Jonathan Diggers
The Gene Autry Show

The Gene Autry Show (1950)

TV Show
Ship Captain (uncredited)
Annie Get Your Gun

Annie Get Your Gun (1950)

Movie
5.5
'Henry Miller'
The Invisible Monster

The Invisible Monster (1950)

Movie
Police Captain (uncredited)
The Reformer and the Redhead

The Reformer and the Redhead (1950)

Movie
Col. Pollard
Davy Crockett, Indian Scout

Davy Crockett, Indian Scout (1950)

Movie
Man with Bracelet
Pioneer Marshal

Pioneer Marshal (1949)

Movie
Employee at Meeting (uncredited)
Strange Bargain

Strange Bargain (1949)

Movie
Police Commissioner Bronson
Alias the Champ

Alias the Champ (1949)

Movie
Self - Ed's Doctor (uncredited)
The Ed Wynn Show

The Ed Wynn Show (1949)

TV Show
Lon Royer [Ch.1]
The James Brothers of Missouri

The James Brothers of Missouri (1949)

Movie
John Turner
Bandit King of Texas

Bandit King of Texas (1949)

Movie
Marshal
The Wyoming Bandit

The Wyoming Bandit (1949)

Movie
Isaac Cody, Bill's father
Law of the Golden West

Law of the Golden West (1949)

Movie
Pere Lacomb
Canadian Pacific

Canadian Pacific (1949)

Movie
6
Lt. Edwards
The Judge

The Judge (1949)

Movie
Prison Warden
Sheriff of Wichita

Sheriff of Wichita (1949)

Movie
Board Member (uncredited)
Rusty Leads the Way

Rusty Leads the Way (1948)

Movie
Land Agent
Desperadoes of Dodge City

Desperadoes of Dodge City (1948)

Movie
G.W. Hunter
Walk a Crooked Mile

Walk a Crooked Mile (1948)

Movie
Marcus Anson
The Checkered Coat

The Checkered Coat (1948)

Movie
Speaker of the House
The Gallant Legion

The Gallant Legion (1948)

Movie
Czar
Song of My Heart

Song of My Heart (1948)

Movie
Police Surgeon (uncredited)
High Wall

High Wall (1947)

Movie
Diner on Train (uncredited)
The Judge Steps Out

The Judge Steps Out (1947)

Movie
Ben Shaw
Bandits of Dark Canyon

Bandits of Dark Canyon (1947)

Movie
Premier Biscuit Board Member (uncredited)
Blondie in the Dough

Blondie in the Dough (1947)

Movie
R. C. Hurlbert - Coroner (uncredited)
Key Witness

Key Witness (1947)

Movie
Timothy X. 'Big Tim' Donlin
News Hounds

News Hounds (1947)

Movie
Albert Payson
Too Many Winners

Too Many Winners (1947)

Movie
Dr. Chalmers
Violence

Violence (1947)

Movie
Harper (uncredited)
It Happened on Fifth Avenue

It Happened on Fifth Avenue (1947)

Movie
Mr. Davis
The Devil On Wheels

The Devil On Wheels (1947)

Movie
George Boone
Raiders of the South

Raiders of the South (1947)

Movie
Mr. Witherspoon
Magnificent Doll

Magnificent Doll (1946)

Movie
McLaren aka Mac (uncredited)
The Secret of the Whistler

The Secret of the Whistler (1946)

Movie
4.5
Judge
Wife Wanted

Wife Wanted (1946)

Movie
Professor Cushman (uncredited)
The Brute Man

The Brute Man (1946)

Movie
6
Police Capt. Edmonds
Step by Step

Step by Step (1946)

Movie
Dr. Jones (uncredited)
One Exciting Week

One Exciting Week (1946)

Movie
Commissioner Taylor (uncredited)
Badman's Territory

Badman's Territory (1946)

Movie
State Official
Home on the Range

Home on the Range (1946)

Movie
C.H. Metters (uncredited)
Johnny Comes Flying Home

Johnny Comes Flying Home (1946)

Movie
Lambert
The Madonna's Secret

The Madonna's Secret (1946)

Movie
Senator Williams
The Phantom Rider

The Phantom Rider (1946)

Movie
John Owens
Northwest Trail

Northwest Trail (1945)

Movie
Doctor (uncredited)
Voice of the Whistler

Voice of the Whistler (1945)

Movie
4.29
Night Court Judge
Sensation Hunters

Sensation Hunters (1945)

Movie
Dr. Stacey (uncredited)
First Yank into Tokyo

First Yank into Tokyo (1945)

Movie
Mr. Smoothasilk (uncredited)
On Stage Everybody

On Stage Everybody (1945)

Movie
Sheriff of Ironville (uncredited)
The Naughty Nineties

The Naughty Nineties (1945)

Movie
Gov. Hanlon
Circumstantial Evidence

Circumstantial Evidence (1945)

Movie
Coroner (uncredited)
The Great Flamarion

The Great Flamarion (1945)

Movie
Dr. Burnell
Mom and Dad

Mom and Dad (1945)

Movie
Judge Homer T. Blackwell
Sheriff of Las Vegas

Sheriff of Las Vegas (1944)

Movie
R.N. Swanson
Meet Miss Bobby Socks

Meet Miss Bobby Socks (1944)

Movie
Mr. Gardner
Crazy Knights

Crazy Knights (1944)

Movie
Mr. Walsh
Zorro's Black Whip

Zorro's Black Whip (1944)

Movie
Harry Cashin
I'm from Arkansas

I'm from Arkansas (1944)

Movie
Judge Carter (Uncredited)
Maisie Goes to Reno

Maisie Goes to Reno (1944)

Movie
Mr. Fellows
The Port of 40 Thieves

The Port of 40 Thieves (1944)

Movie
Beau Richmond
The Girl Who Dared

The Girl Who Dared (1944)

Movie
Legislator in Wilson's Office (uncredited)
Wilson

Wilson (1944)

Movie
Man In Theatre Lobby
Up in Arms

Up in Arms (1944)

Movie
General
Standing Room Only

Standing Room Only (1944)

Movie
Irate Man (uncredited)
Government Girl

Government Girl (1943)

Movie
Outraged Director
Crazy House

Crazy House (1943)

Movie
Important banker
Larceny with Music

Larceny with Music (1943)

Movie
Mr. Craig
So's Your Uncle

So's Your Uncle (1943)

Movie
J.C. Allison
Good Luck, Mr. Yates

Good Luck, Mr. Yates (1943)

Movie
Senator Garfield
Daredevils of the West

Daredevils of the West (1943)

Movie
Charlie - American Newsman (uncredited)
Mission to Moscow

Mission to Moscow (1943)

Movie
Doctor (uncredited)
Aerial Gunner

Aerial Gunner (1943)

Movie
John G. Harrison
Phantom Killer

Phantom Killer (1942)

Movie
Court-Martial President
Across the Pacific

Across the Pacific (1942)

Movie
Rafferty
Escape from Crime

Escape from Crime (1942)

Movie
Judge
The Big Shot

The Big Shot (1942)

Movie
Police Inspector Millett
In This Our Life

In This Our Life (1942)

Movie
6
Sen. Grant
The Great Man's Lady

The Great Man's Lady (1942)

Movie
Judge
I Was Framed

I Was Framed (1942)

Movie
Prison Warden
Always in My Heart

Always in My Heart (1942)

Movie
District Attorney Stuart Drinkwater
Over My Dead Body

Over My Dead Body (1942)

Movie
Police Captain
Pacific Blackout

Pacific Blackout (1941)

Movie
William Brooks
Borrowed Hero

Borrowed Hero (1941)

Movie
District Attorney
I Killed That Man

I Killed That Man (1941)

Movie
Colonel (uncredited)
They Died with Their Boots On

They Died with Their Boots On (1941)

Movie
District Attorney Bryan
The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon (1941)

Movie
5.17
Thomas - Headwaiter (uncredited)
It Started with Eve

It Started with Eve (1941)

Movie
Mac - Studio Receptionist (uncredited)
Hold Back the Dawn

Hold Back the Dawn (1941)

Movie
Police Chief (uncredited)
Nine Lives Are Not Enough

Nine Lives Are Not Enough (1941)

Movie
James Sawyer (uncredited)
Sucker List

Sucker List (1941)

Movie
Judge
Strange Alibi

Strange Alibi (1941)

Movie
Jim (uncredited)
Meet John Doe

Meet John Doe (1941)

Movie
6
Judge
Flight from Destiny

Flight from Destiny (1941)

Movie
Pensacola Commander
Flight Command

Flight Command (1940)

Movie
Dr. Jamison
The Great Plane Robbery

The Great Plane Robbery (1940)

Movie
Frank Y. Carter
You, the People

You, the People (1940)

Movie
Defense Attorney Graham (uncredited)
Lady with Red Hair

Lady with Red Hair (1940)

Movie
Capt. Broad
Tugboat Annie Sails Again

Tugboat Annie Sails Again (1940)

Movie
General James Garfield
The Flag of Humanity

The Flag of Humanity (1940)

Movie
McMasters' Defense Attorney (uncredited)
Boom Town

Boom Town (1940)

Movie
Judge (uncredited)
The Golden Fleecing

The Golden Fleecing (1940)

Movie
Defense Attorney (uncredited)
They Drive by Night

They Drive by Night (1940)

Movie
6
Hargrave
Murder in the Air

Murder in the Air (1940)

Movie
Chief Ferris
Tear Gas Squad

Tear Gas Squad (1940)

Movie
Night Court Judge
Johnny Apollo

Johnny Apollo (1940)

Movie
Professor Gordon
Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe

Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940)

Movie
9
Hirsch
Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet

Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet (1940)

Movie
Judge
Brother Rat and a Baby

Brother Rat and a Baby (1940)

Movie
Captain Johnson (uncredited)
Invisible Stripes

Invisible Stripes (1939)

Movie
Doctor
Swanee River

Swanee River (1939)

Movie
Governor Clairborne of Louisiana
Old Hickory

Old Hickory (1939)

Movie
A Co. Maneuvers Colonel (uncredited)
On Dress Parade

On Dress Parade (1939)

Movie
Judge
The Roaring Twenties

The Roaring Twenties (1939)

Movie
6
Night Captain
Smashing the Money Ring

Smashing the Money Ring (1939)

Movie
Code Room Instructor
Espionage Agent

Espionage Agent (1939)

Movie
First Warden (uncredited)
Dust Be My Destiny

Dust Be My Destiny (1939)

Movie
4.25
The Judge (uncredited)
Full Confession

Full Confession (1939)

Movie
Officer H.A. Merton (uncredited)
Angels Wash Their Faces

Angels Wash Their Faces (1939)

Movie
Colonel George Mason
The Bill of Rights

The Bill of Rights (1939)

Movie
Detective (uncredited)
They Shall Have Music

They Shall Have Music (1939)

Movie
Wilson
I Stole a Million

I Stole a Million (1939)

Movie
Dr. May
The Forgotten Woman

The Forgotten Woman (1939)

Movie
Second Trial Judge (uncredited)
Stronger Than Desire

Stronger Than Desire (1939)

Movie
Warden
Blind Alley

Blind Alley (1939)

Movie
FBI Chief (uncredited)
Confessions of a Nazi Spy

Confessions of a Nazi Spy (1939)

Movie
6
Judge
Rose of Washington Square

Rose of Washington Square (1939)

Movie
Jack Rogers aka 'Lefty'
Forged Passport

Forged Passport (1939)

Movie
Harry - Conference Room Businessman
Three Smart Girls Grow Up

Three Smart Girls Grow Up (1939)

Movie
Maj. White
The Spirit of Culver

The Spirit of Culver (1939)

Movie
Warden Jackson
Secret Service of the Air

Secret Service of the Air (1939)

Movie
Captain of Second Convict Ship
Devil's Island

Devil's Island (1939)

Movie
Defense Attorney Brower
I Stand Accused

I Stand Accused (1938)

Movie
Police Chief
Girls on Probation

Girls on Probation (1938)

Movie
Simon Dayton
Mr. Wong, Detective

Mr. Wong, Detective (1938)

Movie
3.33
Prison Warden (uncredited)
Boys Town

Boys Town (1938)

Movie
Kirby's Dining Guest (uncredited)
You Can't Take It with You

You Can't Take It with You (1938)

Movie
6
Police Commissioner
Hunted Men

Hunted Men (1938)

Movie
Insp. Bryce
Doctor Rhythm

Doctor Rhythm (1938)

Movie
Philip Benton
Mr. Moto's Gamble

Mr. Moto's Gamble (1938)

Movie
4.85
Warden Vance
Over the Wall

Over the Wall (1938)

Movie
David Corning
Murder Is News

Murder Is News (1937)

Movie
Governor
Night Club Scandal

Night Club Scandal (1937)

Movie
Roberts
Dangerously Yours

Dangerously Yours (1937)

Movie
Judge
The Man Who Cried Wolf

The Man Who Cried Wolf (1937)

Movie
Warden
Bad Guy

Bad Guy (1937)

Movie
Police Captain (uncredited)
She Had to Eat

She Had to Eat (1937)

Movie
Judge
It Could Happen to You

It Could Happen to You (1937)

Movie
Captain Carroll
Fifty Roads to Town

Fifty Roads to Town (1937)

Movie
Warden
This Is My Affair

This Is My Affair (1937)

Movie
Captain Wallace
Criminals of the Air

Criminals of the Air (1937)

Movie
Gendarme
Seventh Heaven

Seventh Heaven (1937)

Movie
Grover Wentworth
Two Wise Maids

Two Wise Maids (1937)

Movie
Capt. Michael Karnahan
Torture Money

Torture Money (1937)

Movie
Mr. Carlton
A Man Betrayed

A Man Betrayed (1936)

Movie
Commissioner
Lady from Nowhere

Lady from Nowhere (1936)

Movie
Desk Lieutenant at Police Station
Three Smart Girls

Three Smart Girls (1936)

Movie
5.86
Cummings
Legion of Terror

Legion of Terror (1936)

Movie
Purdy
Two in a Crowd

Two in a Crowd (1936)

Movie
Detective (Uncredited)
Craig's Wife

Craig's Wife (1936)

Movie
Frank Boyd
Two-Fisted Gentleman

Two-Fisted Gentleman (1936)

Movie
Major in France Battlefield
Keep 'Em Rolling

Keep 'Em Rolling (1934)

Movie
Inspector Carr
The Trans-Atlantic Mystery

The Trans-Atlantic Mystery (1932)

Movie
Inspector Carr
The Crane Poison Case

The Crane Poison Case (1932)

Movie
Inspector Carr
The Side Show Mystery

The Side Show Mystery (1932)

Movie
Inspector Carr
Murder in the Pullman

Murder in the Pullman (1932)

Movie
Inspector Carr
The Cole Case

The Cole Case (1932)

Movie
Inspector Carr
The Skull Murder Mystery

The Skull Murder Mystery (1932)

Movie
Insp. Carr
The Studio Murder Mystery

The Studio Murder Mystery (1932)

Movie
Inspector Carr
The Symphony Murder Mystery

The Symphony Murder Mystery (1932)

Movie
Inspector Carr
The Week End Mystery

The Week End Mystery (1931)

Movie
Inspector Carr
The Wall Street Mystery

The Wall Street Mystery (1931)

Movie
Inspector Carr
The Clyde Mystery

The Clyde Mystery (1931)

Movie
Mr. Kelly - Molly's Father
Success

Success (1931)

Movie
George Burke
The Gigolo Racket

The Gigolo Racket (1931)

Movie
Capt. Whitney
Heads Up

Heads Up (1930)

Movie
Grant
Dangerous Nan McGrew

Dangerous Nan McGrew (1930)

Movie
Starling
At the Villa Rose

At the Villa Rose (1930)

Movie
Odilion van Belle
The Burgomaster of Stilemonde

The Burgomaster of Stilemonde (1929)

Movie
Charlie King
The Three Kings

The Three Kings (1928)

Movie
John Lenley
The Ringer

The Ringer (1928)

Movie
Tony Gates
A South Sea Bubble

A South Sea Bubble (1928)

Movie
John Hurst
The Silver Lining

The Silver Lining (1928)

Movie

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Information

Known for
Acting

Gender
Male

Birthday
1887-01-16

Deathday
1958-10-15 (71 years old)

Place of birth
Shippensburg, United States of America

Citizenships
United States of America

Also known as
John Rummel Hamilton, John R. Hamilton


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