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  • Here Come the Waves

  • One Desire

  • Race Street

  • Mother Wore Tights

  • Follow the Sun

  • Three Little Girls in Blue

  • Demetrius and the Gladiators

  • Wilson

  • The Spirit of West Point

  • Three Daring Daughters

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William Forrest Movies

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Jan 1, 1904
  • Died: Jan 1, 0001
  • Biography: Baby boomers will recall silver-maned actor William Forrest as Major Swanson, the brusque but fair-minded commander of Fort Apache in the 1950s TV series The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin. This character was but one of many military officers portrayed... Continued
Movie Role(s) Year
Sweet Bird of Youth Benny Taubman 1962
One-Eyed Jacks Banker 1961
The Last Hurrah Doctor 1958
Jailhouse Rock Studio Head 1957
Band of Angels Aaron Starr 1957
I Was a Communist for the F.B.I. Senator Wood 1951
Fort Apache Reporter 1948
The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer Mr. Baldwin 1947
The Devil on Wheels 1947
The Jolson Story Dick Glenn 1946
Anchors Aweigh Movie Director 1945
Salty O'Rourke Racing Secretary 1945
Wilson 1944
Mr. Skeffington Clinton, Fanny's 2nd Butler 1944
So Proudly We Hail! Major 1943
Mission to Moscow American Newsman 1943
Air Force Jack Harper 1943
Yankee Doodle Dandy 1st critic 1942
They Died With Their Boots On Adjutant 1941
Sun Valley Serenade Husband 1941
Here Comes Mr. Jordan 1941
Meet John Doe Governor's Associate 1941
The Sign of the Cross Colonel Hugh Mason (1944 prologue) 1932
Mother Wore Tights Mr. Clarkman
I'll See You in My Dreams Florenz Ziegfeld
The Eddie Cantor Story Florenz Ziegfeld
The Horse Soldiers Gen. Hurlbut
The Story of Will Rogers Flo Ziegfeld
Abroad With Two Yanks Colonel Hart
Adventures of Kitty O'Day Sauter
The Rose Bowl Story
The Younger Brothers Hendricks
Here Come the Waves Lieutenant Commander
The Senator Was Indiscreet US Officer
Deadline U.S.A. Mr. Greene
New York Confidential Paul Williamson
Good Neighbor Sam Millard Mellner
The Marriage of a Young Stockbroker Mr. Wylie
The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing Simpson
The Devil's Henchmen Anderson / Anderson
Angels in Disguise Roger T. Harrison / Roger T. Harrison
Dead Reckoning Lt. Col. Simpson
Three Little Girls in Blue Head Clerk
Life Begins for Andy Hardy Commandant
Laura Man
Hold That Ghost State Trooper
Race Street Nick Waters
My Favorite Blonde Col. Raeburn
The Girl From Jones Beach Mr. Moody
Loving You Mr. Jessup
Nobody Lives Forever Mr. Johnson
The French Line Sam Baker
The First Traveling Saleslady Supreme Court Justice
The Kid from Brooklyn
Flight to Mars Gen. Archer
Flight Lieutenant Captain
The Court Martial of Billy Mitchell Commandant FSH
These Wilder Years Board of Directors Member
Destination Gobi Skipper
The Guilt of Janet Ames Dr. Morton
Du Barry Was a Lady Guard Captain
Girls of the Big House District Attorney
Pardners Hocker
The Well-Groomed Bride Maj. James Smith
Alias a Gentleman Carruthers
Fort Dodge Stampede Hutchinson
Gasoline Alley Hacker
Rough, Tough and Ready Lt. Freitas
Night without Sleep Mr. Carter
Smuggler's Gold Arthur Rayburn
Blondie in the Dough Robert Dixon / Robert Dixon
In This Our Life Ranger
The Spirit of West Point Dr. Blanchard
It Ain't Hay Banker
God Is My Co-Pilot Dr. Reynolds
Hitler's Children American Vice Consul
Keep 'Em Flying Captain
The Corpse Came C.O.D. Lance Fowler
The Gentleman from Nowhere Henry Thompson
Trail of the Yukon Dawson
Youth on Trial Robert Reynolds
Arson Inc. Firechief
Road to Alcatraz Charles Cantrell
Demetrius and the Gladiators
The Story of Seabiscuit Thomas Millford
Mr. Winkle Goes to War Captain
Flight for Freedom Vice-Consul
Wake Island Maj. Johnson
Jet Job Gen. Mason
Missing Women Capt. E.W. Willis
Three Daring Daughters Ship's Captain
Trapped by Boston Blackie Mr. Carter
The Harlem Globetrotters Prof. Lindley
You Can't Run Away From It Captain
The Caribbean Mystery Col. Lane
Sarge Goes to College Col. Winters
Devil Ship Evans
Behind City Lights Detective Peterson
Gangs of the Waterfront District Attorney Brady
Paradise Alley
Billy the Kid vs. Dracula James Underhill
The Bandits of Corsica Marquis
Spoilers of the Plains Dr. J.D. Manning
Follow the Sun General
The Fighting Seabees Lt. Kerrick
A Man Called Peter President
Rage at Dawn Amos Peterson
Till the End of Time Detective Lieutenant
Dive Bomber Commander
Meet Me on Broadway Dwight Ferris
Miracle on 34th Street Dr. Rogers
One Minute to Zero
One Desire Mr. Wellington