Sunday, 25 January 2015

Sam Peckinpah

Born: 21 February 1925, Fresno, California, USA
Died: 28 December 1984, Inglewood, California, USA

Better known as a director, Sam Peckinpah started his film career as a production assistant and then in small roles as an actor. Later he made walk-on appearances in some of his own films.

Wichita (1955) as Bank teller (uncredited)

Through the bars, Sam Peckinpah serves Joel McCrea.

Walter Coy

Born: 31 January 1909, Great Falls, Montana, USA
Died: 11 December 1974, Santa Maria, California, USA

Wichita (1955) as Sam McCoy

Walter Coy is on the left, with Carl Benton Reid.

Monday, 19 January 2015

Billy Wayne

Born: 12 February 1897, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Died: 12 June 1970, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

Magic Town (1947) as Reporter (uncredited)

Billy Wayne is on the right, with Cyril Ring on the left and an unknown actor in the middle.

Sunday, 18 January 2015

Robert Lowell

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

In a Lonely Place (1950) as Airline clerk (uncredited)

Myron Healey

Born: 8 June 1923, Petaluma, California, USA
Died: 21 December 2005, Burbank, California, USA

In a Lonely Place (1950) as Post Office clerk (uncredited)

Difficult to see Myron Healey through the bars. The man with his back to us is Humphrey Bogart.