James Gleason

Biography

James Gleason was born in New York City to William Gleason and Mina Crolius, who were both in the theatre. He was married to Lucile Gleason (born Lucile Webster), and had a son, Russell Gleason. As a young man James fought in the Spanish-American War. After the war he joined the stock company at t...

72 titles Acting Writing Directing

6.8

Rock-a-Bye Baby

1958 · Doc Simpkins

6.0

Man or Gun

1958 · Sheriff Jim Jackson

6.3

Money, Women and Guns

1958 · Henry Devers

7.4

The Last Hurrah

1958 · 'Cuke' Gillen

6.4

The Female Animal

1958 · Tom Maloney

6.5

Loving You

1957 · Carl Meade

6.9

Man in the Shadow

1957 · Hank James

6.0

Spring Reunion

1957 · Collie

6.1

Star in the Dust

1956 · Orval Jones

5.3

The Girl Rush

1955 · Ether Ferguson

8.0

The Night of the Hunter

1955 · Birdie Steptoe

6.8

Forever Female

1954 · Eddie Woods

6.8

Suddenly

1954 · Peter 'Pop' Benson

6.7

The Story of Will Rogers

1952 · Bert Lynn

6.3

What Price Glory

1952 · General Cokely

6.4

We're Not Married!

1952 · Duffy

7.0

Come Fill The Cup

1951 · Charley Dolan

6.8

I'll See You in My Dreams

1951 · Fred Townsend

6.5

The Yellow Cab Man

1950 · Mickey Corkins

5.8

Joe Palooka in the Squared Circle

1950 · Knobby Walsh

6.2

Riding High

1950 · Racing Secretary

6.4

Key to the City

1950 · Sergeant Hogan

6.9

The Jackpot

1950 · Harry Summers

6.7

Bad Boy

1949 · Chief

7.1

The Life of Riley

1949 · Gillis

6.7

Miss Grant Takes Richmond

1949 · Timothy Gleason

6.8

Take One False Step

1949 · Captain Gledhill

6.9

The Dude Goes West

1948 · Sam Briggs

6.5

The Return of October

1948 · Uncle Willie Ramsey

6.3

Smart Woman

1948 · Sam Corkle

6.8

The Homestretch

1947 · Doc Kilborne

7.6

The Bishop's Wife

1947 · Sylvester

6.3

Tycoon

1947 · Pop Mathews

6.4

Down to Earth

1947 · Max Corkle

6.2

The Hoodlum Saint

1946 · Snarp

7.2

Home Sweet Homicide

1946 · Sgt. O'Hare

6.0

The Well Groomed Bride

1946 · Captain Hornby

6.3

Lady Luck

1946 · Sacramento Sam

5.9

Captain Eddie

1945 · Tom Clark

6.4

This Man's Navy

1945 · Jimmy Shannon

8.1

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

1945 · McGarrity

7.5

The Clock

1945 · Al Henry

6.1

Once Upon a Time

1944 · Moke McGillicuddy

7.3

The Keys of the Kingdom

1944 · Rev. Dr. Wilbur Fiske

8.0

Arsenic and Old Lace

1944 · Lt. Rooney

7.0

A Guy Named Joe

1944 · “Nails” Kilpatrick

6.4

Crash Dive

1943 · Chief Mike 'Mac' McDonnell

7.3

Manila Calling

1942 · Tim O'Rourke

6.5

My Gal Sal

1942 · Pat Hawley

6.4

Footlight Serenade

1942 · Bruce McKay

6.5

A Date with the Falcon

1942 · Inspector Michael 'Mike' O'Hara

7.4

Tales of Manhattan

1942 · Joe - Mission Aid Society

6.5

The Falcon Takes Over

1942 · Inspector Mike O'Hara

5.9

Affectionately Yours

1941 · 'Chet' Phillips

5.9

Nine Lives Are Not Enough

1941 · Sgt. Daniels

7.7

Meet John Doe

1941 · Henry Connell

7.6

Here Comes Mr. Jordan

1941 · Max Corkle

6.8

Babes on Broadway

1941 · Thornton Reed

7.0

Grandpa Goes To Town

1940 · Joe Higgins

Money To Burn

1939 · Joe Higgins

7.7

Should Husbands Work?

1939 · Joe Higgins

5.7

On Your Toes

1939 · Phil Dolan Sr.

My Wife's Relatives

1939 · Joe Higgins

5.6

Army Girl

1938 · Hennessy

8.3

The Higgins Family

1938 · Joe Higgins

6.1

Forty Naughty Girls

1937 · Inspector Oscar Piper

6.1

Manhattan Merry-Go-Round

1937 · Danny The Duck

7.1

The Ex-Mrs. Bradford

1936 · Inspector Corrigan

5.5

The Big Game

1936 · George Scott

6.2

Murder on a Bridle Path

1936 · Police Insp. Oscar Piper

6.4

The Plot Thickens

1936 · Oscar Piper

6.6

Don't Turn 'em Loose

1936 · Detective Daniels

7.1

Yours for the Asking

1936 · Saratoga

5.4

Hot Tip

1935 · Jimmy McGill

6.8

Murder on a Honeymoon

1935 · Inspector Oscar Piper

5.9

We're Only Human

1935 · Detective Danny Walsh

6.0

West Point of the Air

1935 · Joe 'Bags'

Orders Is Orders

1934 · Ed Waggermeyer

6.2

The Meanest Gal in Town

1934 · Duke Slater

6.3

Search for Beauty

1934 · Dan Healy

6.2

Change of Heart

1934 · Hot Dog Vendor

6.8

Murder on the Blackboard

1934 · Inspector Oscar Piper

6.9

Hoopla

1933 · Jerry

6.1

Clear All Wires!

1933 · Lefty Williams

5.7

High Hats and Low Brows

1932 · Danny Ruff

6.7

The Devil Is Driving

1932 · 'Beef' Evans

5.7

Lady and Gent

1932 · Pin Streaver

7.0

The Penguin Pool Murder

1932 · Police Inspector Oscar Piper

7.7

Blondie of the Follies

1932 · Pa McClune

6.2

The Crooked Circle

1932 · Arthur Crimmer

6.7

A Free Soul

1931 · Eddie

6.0

The Big Gamble

1931 · Fred 'Squint' Dugan

5.3

Sweepstakes

1931 · Sleepy Jones

5.7

Beyond Victory

1931 · Private Jim Mobley

5.7

Suicide Fleet

1931 · Skeets

8.6

It's a Wise Child

1931 · Cool Kelly

5.9

The Matrimonial Bed

1930 · Gustave Corton

6.2

Puttin' on the Ritz

1930 · James 'Jimmy' Tierney

4.6

Dumb-bells in Ermine

1930 · Mike

6.7

Her Man

1930 · Steve

5.7

Oh, Yeah!

1929 · Dusty

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6.2

Change of Heart

1934 · Screenplay

Orders Is Orders

1934 · Screenplay

7.0

The Bowery

1933 · Screenplay

5.7

Beyond Victory

1931 · Writer

6.0

What a Widow!

1930 · Screenplay, Adaptation

5.7

The Fall Guy

1930 · Writer

4.6

Dumb-bells in Ermine

1930 · Writer

6.3

Mammy

1930 · Theatre Play

6.2

Puttin' on the Ritz

1930 · Dialogue

5.8

His First Command

1929 · Screenplay, Story

6.2

The Broadway Melody

1929 · Dialogue

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5.4

Hot Tip

1935 · Director