Joe Sawyer

Birthday:
08/29/1906
Place of birth:
Guelph, Ontario, Canada:
Biography:
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Joe Sawyer (born Joseph Sauers, August 29, 1906 – April 21, 1982) was a Canadian film actor. He appeared in more than 200 films between 1927 and 1962, and was sometimes billed under his birth name. He was born in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Sawyer gained acting experience in the Pasadena Playhouse. Popular roles that he portrayed included Sergeant Biff O'Hara in the Rin Tin Tin television program, a film, and on radio. On Stories of the Century in 1954, he portrayed Butch Cassidy, a role which he repeated in the 1958 episode "The Outlaw Legion" of the syndicated western series Frontier Doctor starring Rex Allen, with Doris Singleton and Michael Ansara as fellow guest stars. Sawyer also appeared on ABC's, Maverick, Sugarfoot, Peter Gunn, and Surfside 6 as well as NBC's Bat Masterson. Sawyer died April 21, 1982, in Ashland, Oregon from liver cancer. He was 75. His interment was in Oregon.

Credits

North to Alaska (1960)
as Land Commissioner
The Challenge of Rin Tin Tin (1958)
as Sgt. 'Biff' O'Hara
The Killing (1956)
as Mike O'Reilly
The Kettles in the Ozarks (1956)
as Bancroft Baines
Johnny Dark (1954)
as Carl Svenson
Riding Shotgun (1954)
as Tom Biggert
Taza, Son of Cochise (1954)
as Sgt. Hamma
It Came from Outer Space (1953)
as Frank Daylon
Mr. Walkie Talkie (1952)
as Sgt. Ames
Deadline - U.S.A. (1952)
as Whitey Franks
Red Skies of Montana (1952)
as R. A. 'Pop' Miller
Indian Uprising (1952)
as Sgt. Maj. Phineas T. Keogh
As You Were (1951)
as Sgt. Ames
Comin' Round the Mountain (1951)
as Kalem McCoy
The Flying Missile (1950)
as Fuss Payne
Curtain Call at Cactus Creek (1950)
Operation Haylift (1950)
as George Swallow
Blondie's Hero (1950)
as Sergeant Gateson
The Traveling Saleswoman (1950)
as Cactus Jack
Deputy Marshal (1949)
as Eli Cressett
Stagecoach Kid (1949)
as Thatcher
The Lucky Stiff (1949)
as Tony
The Gay Amigo (1949)
as Sergeant McNulty
Tucson (1949)
as Tod Bryant
The Untamed Breed (1948)
as Hoy Keegan
Fighting Back (1948)
as Police Sergeant Scudder
Coroner Creek (1948)
as Frank Yordy
Fighting Father Dunne (1948)
as Steve Davis
Here Comes Trouble (1948)
as Officer Ames
Half Past Midnight (1948)
as Det. Lt. Joe Nash
If You Knew Susie (1948)
as Zero Zantini
A Double Life (1947)
as Pete Bonner
Big Town After Dark (1947)
as Monk
Roses Are Red (1947)
as Police Lt. Rocky Wall
Christmas Eve (1947)
as Private Detective
Inside Job (1946)
as Police Capt. Thomas
The Runaround (1946)
as Hutchins
Joe Palooka, Champ (1946)
as Lefty
Gilda (1946)
as Casey
The Outlaw (1946)
as Charley Woodruff
Deadline at Dawn (1946)
as Babe Dooley
The Naughty Nineties (1945)
as Bailey
Brewster's Millions (1945)
as Hacky Smith
High Powered (1945)
as Spike Kenny
Raiders of Ghost City (1944)
as Idaho Jones
South of Dixie (1944)
as Ernest Hatcher
Hey, Rookie (1944)
as Sergeant
Moon Over Las Vegas (1944)
Tarzan's Desert Mystery (1943)
as Karl Straeder
Sleepy Lagoon (1943)
as Lumpy
Tornado (1943)
as Charlie Muscles
Let's Face It (1943)
as Sgt. Wiggins
Yanks Ahoy (1943)
as Sgt. Ames
Alaska Highway (1943)
as Roughhouse
Hit the Ice (1943)
as Buster - Silky's Henchman
Prairie Chickens (1943)
as Albertson
Cowboy in Manhattan (1943)
as Louie
Buckskin Frontier (1943)
as Brannigan
Taxi, Mister (1943)
as Eddie Corbett
The McGuerins from Brooklyn (1942)
as Eddie Corbett
Fall In (1942)
as Sgt. Ames
Wrecking Crew (1942)
About Face (1942)
as Sgt. William Ames
Sundown Jim (1942)
as Ben Moffitt
Brooklyn Orchid (1942)
as Eddie Corbett
Hay Foot (1942)
as Sergeant Ames
You're in the Army Now (1941)
as Sergeant Madden
They Died with Their Boots On (1941)
as Sgt. Doolittle
Swamp Water (1941)
as Hardy Ragan
Down Mexico Way (1941)
as Allen
Sergeant York (1941)
as Sergeant Early
Belle Starr (1941)
as John Cole
Tanks a Million (1941)
as Sgt. William Ames
Down in San Diego (1941)
as Dutch
The Lady from Cheyenne (1941)
as Sheriff 'Noisy' Burkett, Henchman
Santa Fe Trail (1940)
as Kitzmiller
The Border Legion (1940)
as Jim Gulden
The Long Voyage Home (1940)
as Davis
Melody Ranch (1940)
as Jasper Wildhack
Wildcat Bus (1940)
as Burke
Lucky Cisco Kid (1940)
as Bill Stevens
Dark Command (1940)
as Bushropp
King of the Lumberjacks (1940)
as Jigger
The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
as Bookkeeper
Women Without Names (1940)
as Principal Keeper Grimley
The House Across the Bay (1940)
as Charlie
Honeymoon Deferred (1940)
as Detective James
Rio (1939)
as Prison Guard (uncredited)
The Roaring Twenties (1939)
as The Sergeant
Sabotage (1939)
as Gardner
I Stole a Million (1939)
as Billings
Frontier Marshal (1939)
as Curley Bill
Confessions of a Nazi Spy (1939)
as Werner Renz
Union Pacific (1939)
as Shamus (uncredited)
The Lady and the Mob (1939)
as Blinky Mack
You Can't Get Away with Murder (1939)
as Red
Gambling Ship (1938)
as Tony Garzoni
Heart of the North (1938)
as Red Crocker
Always in Trouble (1938)
as Buster Mussendorfer
The Storm (1938)
as Kelly
Passport Husband (1938)
as Duke Selton
Stolen Heaven (1938)
as Bako
Tarzan's Revenge (1938)
as Olaf Punch
Behind the Criminal (1937)
as Red Manders
The Lady Fights Back (1937)
as Swede Jannsen
Reported Missing (1937)
as 'Brad' Martin
A Dangerous Adventure (1937)
as Dutch
Midnight Madonna (1937)
as Wolfe
San Quentin (1937)
as 'Sailor Boy' Hansen
They Gave Him a Gun (1937)
as Doyle - Gangster (uncredited)
Navy Blues (1937)
as Chips
Black Legion (1937)
as Cliff Moore
Great Guy (1936)
as Joe Burton
The Accusing Finger (1936)
as Father Reed
Two in a Crowd (1936)
as Bonelli's Henchman
Murder with Pictures (1936)
as Inspector Tom Bacon
Crash Donovan (1936)
as Henchman (uncredited)
High Tension (1936)
as Terry Madden
And Sudden Death (1936)
as Police Sgt. Sanborn
Special Investigator (1936)
as Jim Plummer
Big Brown Eyes (1936)
as Jack Sully
Pride of the Marines (1936)
as Tennessee
The Country Doctor (1936)
as Joe, the Logger Lifting Log (uncredited)
The Walking Dead (1936)
as 'Trigger' Smith
The Petrified Forest (1936)
as Jackie
Freshman Love (1936)
as Coach Kendall
Man of Iron (1935)
as Crawford
Frisco Kid (1935)
as Slugs Crippen
Moonlight on the Prairie (1935)
as Luke Thomas
Special Agent (1935)
as Rich - Chief Henchman
Little Big Shot (1935)
as Doré's Henchman
Broadway Gondolier (1935)
as 'Red'
The Arizonian (1935)
as Henchman Keeler
The Informer (1935)
as Bartly Mulholland
Car 99 (1935)
as Whitey, burly henchman
The Whole Town's Talking (1935)
as Mannion's Thug (uncredited)
Sequoia (1935)
as Forest Ranger
The Bands Plays On (1934)
as Mr. Thomas
College Rhythm (1934)
as Spud Miller
Gridiron Flash (1934)
as Coach Eversmith
The Case of the Howling Dog (1934)
as Carl Trask (uncredited)
Death on the Diamond (1934)
as Spencer
Sing and Like it (1934)
as Gunner - Hood
Looking for Trouble (1934)
as Max Stanley
Jimmy the Gent (1934)
as Mike (uncredited)
Son of a Sailor (1933)
as Slug
Eskimo (1933)
as Sergeant Hunt
College Coach (1933)
as Holcomb
Ace of Aces (1933)
as Captain Daly
Saturday's Millions (1933)
as Coach
Golden Harvest (1933)
as Farmhand (uncredited)
Three-Cornered Moon (1933)
as Head Lifeguard
The Stranger's Return (1933)
as Thresher
College Humor (1933)
as Tex Roust
Huddle (1932)
as Slater
Arsène Lupin (1932)
as Leroux
The Public Enemy (1931)
as Pool Player (uncredited)

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