Friday 17 August 2012

Perc Launders

Born: 11 October 1904, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 2 October 1952, Hollywood, California, USA

Perc or Percy Launders was a busy Hollywood musician who became a bit part player in over 100 films.

The Falcon's Brother (1942) as Arlette's Gowns doorman (uncredited)

The Falcon Strikes Back (1943) as Bartender (uncredited)

The Falcon and the Co-Eds (1943) as Garageman (uncredited)

The Falcon Out West (1944) as Red

Perc Launders is on the right, with Cliff Clark.

The Falcon in Hollywood (1944) as Statuary moulder (uncredited)

Perc Launders is in the middle, flanked by Tom Conway and Veda Ann Borg.

The Falcon in San Francisco (1945) as Policeman (uncredited)

Perc Launders is on the left, with Harry Strang.
Highway 301 (1950) as Eddie - Detective (uncredited)
Perc Launders is in the middle of the picture. Edmon Ryan is on the right and Paul McGuire is on the left, heading for the door.


  1. He gave an excellent performance in "Born to Kill" (1947), with Lawrence Tierney, Claire Trevor, et al. Sad that he died so young.