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G. Pat Collins

G. Pat Collins



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Cast (feature film)

Change of Mind (1969) as Mrs. Robinson
Divorce American Style (1967) as Herself
A bored couple drifts toward divorce, only to discover how hard the single life is.
Screaming Mimi (1958) as Guerney
A serial killer stalks an exotic dancer in New Orleans.
The Sheepman (1958) as Engineer
A tough sheep farmer battles the local cattle baron for land and a beautiful woman.
Beau James (1957) as Policeman
The story of Jimmy Walker who became mayor of New York in the '20s. Used by professional politicians and money-grabbers, Walker himself was "stupid but clean", although his open affair with Betty Compton cost him dear.
Yaqui Drums (1956) as Bartender
Mexican bandit Yaqui Jack (J. Carroll Naish) and his men hold up a stage coach, kill the driver and guard and are robbing the passengers, ranch owner Matt Quigg (Roy Roberts), his son Lute (Robert Hutton) and Linda (Mary Castle), when they in turn are ambushed by Lefty (Denver Pyle) and his gang. Yaqui Jack is shot but escapes and reaches the camp of Webb Dunham (Rod Cameron), who treats his wounds. They separate with Webb going to the ranch of his brother who has been murdered. Suspicion turns on Matt, who claims title to the brother's ranch, and has Webb brutally beaten after ordering him from the property. Webb goes to Matt's saloon, where Linda sings, and she and Webb had been in love in California. Webb retaliates against Matt for his beating, and Matt hires Lefty to kill Webb. Lefty, waiting in Webb's cabin to ambush him, is overpowered by Yaqui Jack who has returned to help the man who aided him, and asks Webb to join him and his friends in their fight to free Mexico. Matt, Lute, Linda and Lefty and the sheriff (Ray Walker) are kidnapped by Yaqui Indians, as is Webb, who shot a Yaqui grabbing Linda. They are taken across the border to be held for ransom, where Lefty confesses to Webb that he had killed Webb's brother on Matt's orders. Lute, with no intentions of returning, persuades his father to let him go across the border to get the ransom money but Linda, whom he had married the night before, refuses to go with him. Matt learns of the intended deceit deceit, and accidently kills Lute. Yaqui Jack is killed as he dfies the Mexican Army authorities who escort Webb, Linda, the sheriff and the now-demented Matt back across the border.
The Fastest Gun Alive (1956) as Josh Wilson
A reformed gunslinger''''s past keeps catching up with him.
Ten Wanted Men (1955) as Bartender
A cattleman''s dream of law and order is threatened by the ambitions of a ruthless rival.
Night Freight (1955) as Kelly
The Naked Street (1955) as Mr. Hough
A racketeer saves his daughter''''s no-good husband from the chair but lives to regret it.
The Big Tip Off (1955) as Bartender
Betrayed Women (1955) as Hostage guard
The governor appoints lawyer Jeff Darrow (Tom Drake) to open an investigation on the reported cruelties inflicted on the inmates of the Bayou Reformatory For Women. The investigation is opposed by Mrs. Ballard(Esther Dale), head of the prison, whose moronic brother, Cletus (John Dierkes), is keeper of the prison bloodhounds. Nora Collins (Peggy Knudsen), once engaged to Jeff, but now an inmate because she had stolen to protect her brother, is resentful of prison methods and particularly bitter against the sadistic methods of a brutal prison guard named Darcy (Sara Haden.)Honey Blake (Beverly Michaels) and Kate (Carole Mathews)unsuccessfully try to use Cletus in an escape attempt. But they try a second escape using Jeff, Nora and Mrs. Ballard as hostages. Mabry (John Damler), Kate's gangland lover, hears of the escape and knowing she will go where she had hidden $50,000 gets there ahead of her.
The Great Diamond Robbery (1954) as Connerly
A diamond cutter unwittingly helps a jewel thief.
Three Hours to Kill (1954) as
After escaping a lynch mob, an innocent man returns to find out who framed him for murder.
The Clown (1953) as Mr. Christenson
In this remake of The Champ, a drunken clown tries to make a comeback so he can keep his son.
Above and Beyond (1953) as Maj. Gen. Creston
The pilot who helped drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima struggles with the demands of the dangerous mission.
Francis Covers the Big Town (1953) as Bailiff
French Peep Show (1952) as
Based on the true story of the 1987 Oxford University boat race mutiny and coach Dan Topolski's miraculous training of a haggard, rag-tag team into a winning outfit.
The Pride of St. Louis (1952) as Marty, manager
The Las Vegas Story (1952) as Stickman dealer
When newlyweds visit Las Vegas, the wife's shady past comes to the surface.
The Wild North (1952) as Bartender
A Mountie tracks an accused killer through the Canadian wilderness.
Sky Full of Moon (1952) as Foreman
An innocent cowboy in Las Vegas stumbles into a fortune and a glamorous girlfriend.
On Dangerous Ground (1952) as Sgt. Wendell
A tough cop sent to help in a mountain manhunt falls for the quarry's blind sister.
Gambling House (1951) as Jensen
A gambler faces deportation when he gets mixed up with murder.
The Whip Hand (1951) as Nelson, guard at gate
A small-town reporter investigates a mysterious group holed up in a country lodge.
Triple Trouble (1950) as Bat Armstrong
When they''''re framed for a robbery, the Bowery Boys investigate the case from behind bars.
The Woman on Pier 13 (1950) as Charles Dover
Communists blackmail a shipping executive into spying for them.
Indian Territory (1950) as Jim Colton
Immediately following the Civil War, former Confederate cavaly captain Gene Autry (Gene Autry), now a sergeant in the Union Army, is assigend to help break up Indian raids on the frontier. While working with a scout, Shadrach Jones (Pat Buttram), Gene tangles with and is forced to lick Lt. Randolph Mason (Kirby Grant), who is in love with Melody Colton (Gail Davis, in the 3rd of her 14 films with Autry), daughter of rancher Jim Colton (G. Pat Collins as Pat Collins). Gene manages to forestall one Indian raid, fails to stop another one but does stop the gun-running activities of Curt Raidler (Philip van Zandt) and the Apache Kid (James Griffith).
Father Makes Good (1950) as Mr. Joe Sweeney
Sideshow (1950) as Willie
Southside 1-1000 (1950) as [Hugh] Pringle
The Fountainhead (1949) as Foreman
An idealistic architect battles corrupt business interests and his love for a married woman.
Flaming Fury (1949) as Battalion chief
White Heat (1949) as The reader
A government agent infiltrates a gang run by a mother-fixated psychotic.
The Clay Pigeon (1949) as Abbott
A man awakens from a coma to discover he's accused of treason.
Top O' the Morning (1949) as Bartender
A singing insurance investigator comes to Ireland to recover the stolen Blarney Stone.
The Dark Past (1949) as Father
A psychologist tries to analyze the criminal who's taken him hostage.
Scene of the Crime (1949) as Monigan
A detective tries to solve a policeman's murder.
Romance on the High Seas (1948) as Private detective
A singer on a Caribbean cruise gets mixed up in a series of romantic problems.
The Naked City (1948) as Freed
A step-by-step look at a murder investigation on the streets of New York.
The Snake Pit (1948) as Attendant
A young woman tries to recover her sanity in a corrupt mental institution.
Scudda Hoo! Scudda Hay! (1948) as Mike Malone
Light-hearted, old-style romance about a farm-hand who arranges to buy a pair of mules from his employer. No one is able to handle the mules and he must train them. Adding to his dilemma, he pursues his boss's daughter who gets her kicks out of keeping him guessing about her true feelings. Of course, at the end he tames both the mules and the girl.
Up in Central Park (1948) as Ward heeler
Jungle Patrol (1948) as Hanley
Easy Come, Easy Go (1947) as Desk sergeant
A film that possibly held the record for the most Irish-descent players in an American-produced movie before "The Quiet Man" was shot on location in Ireland, and that includes "The Informer." Barry Fitzgerald is a rapid fan of following the ponies (but none too good at picking the winners)and owns a shabby boarding house east of NYC's Third Avenue. Mostly, he never works, follows his hunches, philosphizes through most of the 77 minutes and changes the life course for most of those around him. His dependence upon his daughter (Diana Lynn) keeps him interfering with her romance with a returning WW II sailor (Sonny Tufts, just before Paramount finally gave up on him.) And he will stretch the truth beyond accepted boundaries. Fitzgerald's real-life brother Arthur Sheilds plays his brother who he has built up to be a rich man, but who is really a diver working for the police department. Could have been a ten if there had been a leprechaun or two or Pat O'Brien in the cast.
They Died with Their Boots On (1942) as Corporal
Romanticized biography of General George Armstrong Custer and his last stand.
Navy Blues (1941) as C.P.O.
Honolulu days are far from peaceful for a boatload of amorous sailors.
Little Old New York (1940) as
Steamboat inventor Robert Fulton shows up in New York in 1807. Tavern keeper (Faye) believes in him, but her boyfriend (MacMurray) doesn't. All seems lost when sailors afraid of losing their jobs burn his boat.
Brother Orchid (1940) as Tim O'Hara
After a failed hit, a mob chief recuperates in a monastery.
King of the Lumberjacks (1940) as Gregg
A northwoods lumberjack unwittingly marries his best friend''''s girl.
Invisible Stripes (1939) as Alec
On his release from prison, a crook tries to stop his brother from following in his footsteps.
Charlie McCarthy, Detective (1939) as McNeil
Scotty Hamilton is a reporter who works for a crooked editor. Bill Banning is another reporter who is about to expose the editor's ties to the mob. When the editor is killed, both reporter Banning and mobster Tony Garcia are suspected. However, Hamilton's friend Edgar Bergen solves the case (without much help from Charlie McCarthy).
Carnival Queen (1937) as Bert MacGregor
Between Two Women (1937) as
A nurse with an alcoholic husband falls for a doctor, only to find his interests lie elsewhere.
Double Wedding (1937) as Mounted policeman
A dress designer tries to break her sister's engagement to a free-living artist, only to discover the man is falling for her instead.
Souls at Sea (1937) as Slaver
An abolitionist signs on with a slaving ship to sabotage their efforts.
Bad Guy (1937) as Griffith
A man convinces his brother to bust him out of prison.
Anything Goes (1936) as Executive officer
A young man falls in love with a beautiful blonde. When he sees her being forced onto a luxury liner, he decides to follow and rescue her. However, he discovers that she is an English heiress who ran away from home and is now being returned to England. He also discovers that his boss is on the ship. To avoid discovery, he disguises himself as the gangster accomplice of a minister, who is actually a gangster on the run from the law.
It Had to Happen (1936) as Workman
A poor boy (Raft) rises to power in politics. When the banker (Dinehart) husband of his secret love (Russell) takes money and flees the country, he replaces the lost amount and becomes implicated in the crime.
Parole! (1936) as Police sergeant
Anything Goes (1936) as Purser
A young man falls in love with a beautiful blonde. When he sees her being forced onto a luxury liner, he decides to follow and rescue her. However, he discovers that she is an English heiress who ran away from home and is now being returned to England. He also discovers that his boss is on the ship. To avoid discovery, he disguises himself as the gangster accomplice of a minister, who is actually a gangster on the run from the law.
With Love and Kisses (1936) as Joe
Robin Hood of El Dorado (1936) as Doc
A Mexican turns bandit when his wife is murdered.
15 Maiden Lane (1936) as Fake detective
Night Life of the Gods (1935) as Policeman
A scientist named Hunter Hawk invents a device that can turn flesh to stone. While celebrating his discovery he becomes involved with a half naked leprechaun. On a trip to New York, Hunter and Meg (the leprechaun) decide to go to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and turn all of the Statues of Greek Gods into people. What follows in a drunken romp around New York with Medusa's severed head still in Perseus' hand.
Mister Dynamite (1935) as Rod
A young woman wishes to marry her boyfriend and raise a family, but because her own family has been deemed "defective" by the state health authorities, her parents are lazy alcoholics who continue to have children, and her siblings are crippled, have mental problems or are jailed--she is ordered by
West Point of the Air (1935) as Lieutenant Kelly
An army sergeant inspires his son to become an ace flyer.
Alibi Ike (1935) as Lieutenant
A brash baseball star gets mixed up with gamblers and a pretty young girl.
Black Fury (1935) as Lefty
A coal worker gets mixed up in the mob''''s efforts to infiltrate his union.
The Case of the Curious Bride (1935) as Mate
Perry Mason helps a young woman whose supposedly dead husband suddenly returns to life.
People Will Talk (1935) as Duffy
West of the Pecos (1935) as Sam Sawtell
Baby Face Harrington (1935) as Hank
A milquetoast has to fight off cops and gangsters when he''''s mistaken for a criminal.
The Big Shakedown (1934) as Gyp
A racketeer breaks into black-market medicine.
He Was Her Man (1934) as
A safecracker goes straight to get back at some fellow crooks.
The Personality Kid (1934) as Ed
Success corrupts a young prizefighter and leads him to neglect his wife.
The Girl from Missouri (1934) as Father
A gold-digging chorus girl tries to keep her virtue while searching for a rich husband.
Manhattan Melodrama (1934) as Killer in prison
Boyhood friends grow up on opposite sides of the law.
Crime Doctor (1934) as Walters
Keep 'Em Rolling (1934) as Sergeant [Tom] Randall
A soldier deserts when he''''s separated from his horse.
Friends of Mr. Sweeney (1934) as Soda jerk
A mild-mannered reporter learns to stand up for himself.
The Captain Hates the Sea (1934) as Donlin
A bond thief, a private eye and a drunken reporter wreak havoc on an ocean voyage.
A Very Honorable Guy (1934) as Red Hendrickson
A gambler sells his body to science to pay his debts.
Picture Snatcher (1933) as Fireman
An ex-con brings his crooked ways to a job as a news photographer.
Girl Missing (1933) as Crawford
A new bride disappears from her honeymoon hotel the same night a dead body pops up.
Heroes for Sale (1933) as Leader of agitators
A veteran fights drug addiction to make his way in the business world.
Fog (1933) as Mullaney
The Mayor of Hell (1933) as Brandon
A racketeer goes straight to run a reform school.
Parachute Jumper (1933) as Crowley
A gangster victimizes three friends trying to get jobs.
The Silk Express (1933) as Burns
A young silk importer fights off threats to his cargo during a perilous train ride.
I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932) as Wilson
A World War I veteran faces inhuman conditions when he's sentenced to hard labor.
Hold 'Em Jail (1932) as Whitey
Two salesmen sent to jail on trumped-up charges build a prison football team.
20,000 Years in Sing Sing (1932) as Mike
When his girl commits murder, a hardened criminal takes the rap to protect her honor.
Central Park (1932) as Spud
Small-town kids out to make it in the big city inadvertently get mixed up with gangsters.
No Limit (1931) as Charlie
A Woman of Experience (1931) as
A female con artist uses her skills against German spies.
The Vice Squad (1931) as Pete
Wicked (1931) as Policeman
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) as Bertinck
Young German soldiers try to adjust to the horrors of World War I.
Be Yourself! (1930) as McCloskey
In the nightclub where entertainer Fannie Field sings, two rivals for her favors, Jerry Moore and Mac McCloskey, come to blows before either realizes the other is a boxer. Jerry loses the fight but wins Fannie, who becomes his trainer with the aid of her schlemiel brother. Aside from a slight tendency to lie down in the ring, Jerry is successful. But success brings the inevitable blonde; does this mean heartbreak for Fannie? Features the star's inimitable ethnic humor.
Big Money (1930) as Smiley
Only Saps Work (1930) as Rafferty
Manslaughter (1930) as Drummond
Half Marriage (1929) as Mulhall
A society girl marries a struggling architect in secret.
The Racket (1928) as Johnson, a patrolman
In this silent film, a renegade police captain sets out to catch a sadistic mob boss.

Cast (short)

What Price Safety! (1938)
Racketeers move in on construction business and endanger public safety in this short film.

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