Chester Morris

Chester Morris

Known for: Acting
Birthday: 1901-02-16
Deathday: 1970-09-11 (69 years old)

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Biography

John Chester Brooks Morris (February 16, 1901 – September 11, 1970) was an American stage, film, television, and radio actor. He had some prestigious film roles early in his career, and received an Academy Award nomination for Alibi (1929). Chester Morris is remembered for portraying Boston Blackie, a criminal-turned-detective, in the Boston Blackie film series of the 1940s.

Filmography

All 108

Movies 88

TV Shows 20

Self 6

Himself (archive footage)
Schlitzie: One of Us

Schlitzie: One of Us (2018)

Movie
Self (archive footage)
Complicated Women

Complicated Women (2003)

Movie
Pop Weaver
The Great White Hope

The Great White Hope (1970)

Movie
Cimarron Strip

Cimarron Strip (1967)

TV Show
(archive footage)
The Big Parade of Comedy

The Big Parade of Comedy (1964)

Movie
Blaine Davis
Kraft Suspense Theatre

Kraft Suspense Theatre (1963)

TV Show
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre

Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1963)

TV Show
Ben Casey

Ben Casey (1961)

TV Show
4.75
Tom Monahan
Dr. Kildare

Dr. Kildare (1961)

TV Show
6
Walter Harmon
A String of Beads

A String of Beads (1961)

Movie
Route 66

Route 66 (1960)

TV Show
Albert DeWitt
Checkmate

Checkmate (1960)

TV Show
Capt. Max Ritter / Captain Ritter / Detective Lieutenant Max Ritter
Diagnosis: Unknown

Diagnosis: Unknown (1960)

TV Show
Swanson
Play of the Week

Play of the Week (1959)

TV Show
Hugh Clements
Rawhide

Rawhide (1959)

TV Show
4
Frank Manfred
Naked City

Naked City (1958)

TV Show
Frank Simmons
Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theatre

Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theatre (1956)

TV Show
Dr. Carlo Lombardi
The She-Creature

The She-Creature (1956)

Movie
Jack Feeney
The Arena

The Arena (1956)

Movie
Kenyon J. Scudder
Unchained

Unchained (1955)

Movie
Host
Gang Busters

Gang Busters (1952)

TV Show
The Dansker
Schlitz Playhouse of Stars

Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (1951)

TV Show
Tales of Tomorrow

Tales of Tomorrow (1951)

TV Show
Lefty
Lux Video Theatre

Lux Video Theatre (1950)

TV Show
Col. Bobo Nolan
Robert Montgomery Presents

Robert Montgomery Presents (1950)

TV Show
Boston Blackie
Boston Blackie's Chinese Venture

Boston Blackie's Chinese Venture (1949)

Movie
Edwards
Suspense

Suspense (1949)

TV Show
Jack Feeney / Jack Sparling / Sam Benson / Warden Garry
Studio One

Studio One (1948)

TV Show
Boston Blackie
Trapped by Boston Blackie

Trapped by Boston Blackie (1948)

Movie
Jeffrey Andrews
Blind Spot

Blind Spot (1947)

Movie
Horatio 'Boston Blackie' Black
Boston Blackie and the Law

Boston Blackie and the Law (1946)

Movie
Lights Out

Lights Out (1946)

TV Show
Horatio 'Boston Blackie' Black
The Phantom Thief

The Phantom Thief (1946)

Movie
Horatio 'Boston Blackie' Black / Cyrus Peyton
A Close Call for Boston Blackie

A Close Call for Boston Blackie (1946)

Movie
5.63
Barry Cole
One Way to Love

One Way to Love (1946)

Movie
Boston Blackie
Boston Blackie's Rendezvous

Boston Blackie's Rendezvous (1945)

Movie
Horatio 'Boston Blackie' Black
Boston Blackie Booked on Suspicion

Boston Blackie Booked on Suspicion (1945)

Movie
Brad Crowder
Rough, Tough and Ready

Rough, Tough and Ready (1945)

Movie
Larry Burke
Double Exposure

Double Exposure (1944)

Movie
Horatio 'Boston Blackie' Black
One Mysterious Night

One Mysterious Night (1944)

Movie
Jeff Gallagher
Secret Command

Secret Command (1944)

Movie
Ross Hadley
Gambler's Choice

Gambler's Choice (1944)

Movie
Horatio 'Boston Blackie' Black
The Chance of a Lifetime

The Chance of a Lifetime (1943)

Movie
Pete Ramsey
Tornado

Tornado (1943)

Movie
Buzz Mitchell
High Explosive

High Explosive (1943)

Movie
Sgt. 'Foxy' Pattis
Aerial Gunner

Aerial Gunner (1943)

Movie
Horatio 'Boston Blackie' Black
After Midnight with Boston Blackie

After Midnight with Boston Blackie (1943)

Movie
Duke Mason
Wrecking Crew

Wrecking Crew (1942)

Movie
Boston Blackie
Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood

Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood (1942)

Movie
Jeff Morrell
I Live on Danger

I Live on Danger (1942)

Movie
Boston Blackie
Alias Boston Blackie

Alias Boston Blackie (1942)

Movie
'Hardtack' Hamilton
Canal Zone

Canal Zone (1942)

Movie
Boston Blackie
Confessions of Boston Blackie

Confessions of Boston Blackie (1941)

Movie
Humphrey Campbell
No Hands on the Clock

No Hands on the Clock (1941)

Movie
Boston Blackie
Meet Boston Blackie

Meet Boston Blackie (1941)

Movie
Jim Holden aka Dr. Gary Currier
Girl from God's Country

Girl from God's Country (1940)

Movie
David Cook / Tom Cook
Wagons Westward

Wagons Westward (1940)

Movie
Lt. Jim Malone
The Marines Fly High

The Marines Fly High (1940)

Movie
'Rocky' Blake
Thunder Afloat

Thunder Afloat (1939)

Movie
Himself (uncredited)
Rhumba Rhythm at the Hollywood La Conga

Rhumba Rhythm at the Hollywood La Conga (1939)

Movie
Bill
Five Came Back

Five Came Back (1939)

Movie
Self
From the Ends of the Earth

From the Ends of the Earth (1939)

Movie
Hal Wilson
Blind Alley

Blind Alley (1939)

Movie
Doctor Craig
Pacific Liner

Pacific Liner (1939)

Movie
Jim 'Sock' Conway
Smashing the Rackets

Smashing the Rackets (1938)

Movie
Kenneth 'Ken' Stockton
Sky Giant

Sky Giant (1938)

Movie
Gene Fillmore
Law of the Underworld

Law of the Underworld (1938)

Movie
Chester Morris
Sunday Night at the Trocadero

Sunday Night at the Trocadero (1937)

Movie
Paul Smith
Flight from Glory

Flight from Glory (1937)

Movie
Eddie Lang
I Promise to Pay

I Promise to Pay (1937)

Movie
Robert Mason
Devil's Playground

Devil's Playground (1937)

Movie
Jimmy Donlin
They Met in a Taxi

They Met in a Taxi (1936)

Movie
John Joseph Madden
Counterfeit

Counterfeit (1936)

Movie
Johnnie Drew
Frankie and Johnnie

Frankie and Johnnie (1936)

Movie
Steve Farrell
Moonlight Murder

Moonlight Murder (1936)

Movie
Bob Sangster
Three Godfathers

Three Godfathers (1936)

Movie
Pirate Captain (uncredited)
Pirate Party on Catalina Isle

Pirate Party on Catalina Isle (1935)

Movie
Mr. 'Mitch' Mitchell
Pursuit

Pursuit (1935)

Movie
Jeff Crane
Public Hero Number 1

Public Hero Number 1 (1935)

Movie
Vic Toledo
Princess O'Hara

Princess O'Hara (1935)

Movie
Eric Foster
I've Been Around

I've Been Around (1935)

Movie
Dr. Bill Morgan
Society Doctor

Society Doctor (1935)

Movie
Jimmie 'Office Boy' Burnham
The Gay Bride

The Gay Bride (1934)

Movie
Himself (uncredited)
The Hollywood Gad-About

The Hollywood Gad-About (1934)

Movie
Doyle
Gift of Gab

Gift of Gab (1934)

Movie
Jerry Randolph
Embarrassing Moments

Embarrassing Moments (1934)

Movie
Mike McGann
Let's Talk It Over

Let's Talk It Over (1934)

Movie
Bud Williams
King for a Night

King for a Night (1933)

Movie
Chris Martin
Golden Harvest

Golden Harvest (1933)

Movie
Neil Broderick
Tomorrow at Seven

Tomorrow at Seven (1933)

Movie
Robert Holden
Infernal Machine

Infernal Machine (1933)

Movie
Danny Jones
Blondie Johnson

Blondie Johnson (1933)

Movie
Bill Legendre Jr.
Red-Headed Woman

Red-Headed Woman (1932)

Movie
Jimmie Martin
Sinners in the Sun

Sinners in the Sun (1932)

Movie
John 'Doc' Madison
The Miracle Man

The Miracle Man (1932)

Movie
Lt. Roger Craig
Cock of the Air

Cock of the Air (1932)

Movie
John Hawks
Corsair

Corsair (1931)

Movie
Detective Anderson
The Bat Whispers

The Bat Whispers (1930)

Movie
Morgan
The Big House

The Big House (1930)

Movie
Ted
The Divorcee

The Divorcee (1930)

Movie
Sergeant Grischa Paprotkin
The Case of Sergeant Grischa

The Case of Sergeant Grischa (1930)

Movie
Jerry Casey
She Couldn't Say No

She Couldn't Say No (1930)

Movie
Nickey Solomon
Playing Around

Playing Around (1930)

Movie
Don Warren
Second Choice

Second Choice (1930)

Movie
Performer in $20 Bet Sketch and 'Bicycle Built for Two' Numbers
Show of Shows

Show of Shows (1929)

Movie
Ray Malone
Woman Trap

Woman Trap (1929)

Movie
Paul Palmer
Fast Life

Fast Life (1929)

Movie
Chick Williams
Alibi

Alibi (1929)

Movie

Ratings

Average 5.78
Based on 48.3 Thousand movie and tv ratings over time
1929
1935
1941
1936
2018

Information

Known for
Acting

Gender
Male

Birthday
1901-02-16

Deathday
1970-09-11 (69 years old)

Place of birth
New York City, United States of America

Height

Father
William Morris

Mother
Etta Hawkins

Siblings
Adrian Morris, Gordon Morris

Citizenships
United States of America

Also known as
John Chester Brooks Morris


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Selmer Jackson worked together with Chester Morris in:
6 Movies
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8 Movies
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Nina Foch worked together with Chester Morris in:
1 Movie
7 TV Show
Eddie Albert
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Eddie Albert worked together with Chester Morris in:
8 TV Shows
Anne Seymour
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Anne Seymour worked together with Chester Morris in:
8 TV Shows
Addison Richards
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Addison Richards worked together with Chester Morris in:
2 Movies
6 TV Shows
James Whitmore
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James Whitmore worked together with Chester Morris in:
8 TV Shows
Paul Yawitz
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Paul Yawitz worked together with Chester Morris in:
7 Movies
William H. Pine
Chester Morris
William H. Pine worked together with Chester Morris in:
7 Movies
Constance Ford
Chester Morris
Constance Ford worked together with Chester Morris in:
7 TV Shows
Paul Langton
Chester Morris
Paul Langton worked together with Chester Morris in:
7 TV Shows
Joe De Santis
Chester Morris
Joe De Santis worked together with Chester Morris in:
7 TV Shows
Malcolm Atterbury
Chester Morris
Malcolm Atterbury worked together with Chester Morris in:
7 TV Shows
Frank Overton
Chester Morris
Frank Overton worked together with Chester Morris in:
7 TV Shows
John Hoyt
Chester Morris
John Hoyt worked together with Chester Morris in:
7 TV Shows
Edward Binns
Chester Morris
Edward Binns worked together with Chester Morris in:
7 TV Shows
Macdonald Carey
Chester Morris
Macdonald Carey worked together with Chester Morris in:
7 TV Shows
Lewis Stone
Chester Morris
Lewis Stone worked together with Chester Morris in:
7 Movies
Patrick O'Neal
Chester Morris
Patrick O'Neal worked together with Chester Morris in:
7 TV Shows
J. Pat O'Malley
Chester Morris
J. Pat O'Malley worked together with Chester Morris in:
7 TV Shows
Lloyd Bridges
Chester Morris
Lloyd Bridges worked together with Chester Morris in:
1 Movie
6 TV Show
Ralph Bellamy
Chester Morris
Ralph Bellamy worked together with Chester Morris in:
1 Movie
6 TV Show
Don Taylor
Chester Morris
Don Taylor worked together with Chester Morris in:
7 TV Shows
Buzz Kulik
Chester Morris
Buzz Kulik worked together with Chester Morris in:
6 TV Shows
Frank Maxwell
Chester Morris
Frank Maxwell worked together with Chester Morris in:
6 TV Shows
Skip Homeier
Chester Morris
Skip Homeier worked together with Chester Morris in:
6 TV Shows
Edmon Ryan
Chester Morris
Edmon Ryan worked together with Chester Morris in:
6 TV Shows
Audrey Totter
Chester Morris
Audrey Totter worked together with Chester Morris in:
6 TV Shows
Dan Duryea
Chester Morris
Dan Duryea worked together with Chester Morris in:
6 TV Shows
Arthur Franz
Chester Morris
Arthur Franz worked together with Chester Morris in:
6 TV Shows
Ross Elliott
Chester Morris
Ross Elliott worked together with Chester Morris in:
6 TV Shows
Peggy Ann Garner
Chester Morris
Peggy Ann Garner worked together with Chester Morris in:
6 TV Shows
Dabbs Greer
Chester Morris
Dabbs Greer worked together with Chester Morris in:
6 TV Shows
Beverly Garland
Chester Morris
Beverly Garland worked together with Chester Morris in:
6 TV Shows
Julie Adams
Chester Morris
Julie Adams worked together with Chester Morris in:
6 TV Shows
Brian Keith
Chester Morris
Brian Keith worked together with Chester Morris in:
6 TV Shows
Brian Donlevy
Chester Morris
Brian Donlevy worked together with Chester Morris in:
1 Movie
5 TV Show
Mickey Rooney
Chester Morris
Mickey Rooney worked together with Chester Morris in:
2 Movies
4 TV Shows
John Cassavetes
Chester Morris
John Cassavetes worked together with Chester Morris in:
6 TV Shows
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