Thursday 16 August 2012

Selmer Jackson

Born: 7 May 1888, Lake Mills, Iowa, USA
Died: 30 March 1971, Burbank, California, USA

A very busy character actor in the 1930s and 1940s making appearances in over 20 films in 1942 and over 30 in 1939!

Two Against the World (1932) as Radio Commentator (uncredited)

I've Got Your Number (1934) as Joe, Gangster (Credited as Selmar Jackson)

With Joan Blondell.

The Golden Arrow (1936) as Lorimer (uncredited)

Selmer Jackson is often seen behind a desk in his screen appearances. Here he is on the left of the picture.

Meet the Boy Friend (1937) as Madison

The Wrong Road (1937) as Judge

Undercover Agent (1939) as John Graham

Five Came Back (1939) as Airlines Official (uncredited)

Just a long shot of Selmer Jackson in this film.

Each Dawn I Die (1939) as Editor Patterson (uncredited)

20,000 Men a Year (1939) as C.A.A. Official (uncredited)

Invisible Stripes (1939) as Police Lieutenant (uncredited)

Honeymoon Deferred (1940) as Frederick Johnson (uncredited)

With Edmund Lowe.

Millionaires in Prison (1940) as Dr. Harry Lindsay

A Date with the Falcon (1942) as Mr. Wallis

Selmer Jackson is on the right, with William Forrest.

The Falcon Takes Over (1942) as Laird Burnett

Powder Town (1942) as Mr. Tuttle (uncredited)

The Falcon in Danger (1943) as Airport official

Around the World (1943) as Consul (uncredited)

Another film and another desk to sit behind.


The Big Noise (1944) as Mr. Manning of the Patent Office (uncredited)

Heavenly Days (1944) as Sunday editor (uncredited)

Shock (1946) as Dr. Blair (uncredited)

Selmer Jackson is on the left, with Frank Latimore.

Magic Town (1947) as Stringer

Cass Timberlane (1947) as Dr. Leskett (uncredited)

Mark of the Gorilla (1950) as Warden Frank R. Bentley

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