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Kent Taylor

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American actor who played out roles in a number of 1930s and 1940s films, like the Cradle Tune in 1933 and Fifty percent History Midnight in 1948. He previously an early on uncredited role being a ballroom dancer in the 1931 film Delivered to Like. His name and Clark Gable’s both motivated the name of Superman’s everyday persona, Clark Kent. His almost six-decade relationship to Augusta Kulek Taylor created three kids. He made an appearance on Zorro, a tv series that starred Man Williams.

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Full Name Kent Taylor
Date Of Birth May 11, 1907
Died April 11, 1987, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place Of Birth Iowa
Profession Movie Actor
Nationality American
Spouse Augusta Kulek
Movies Satan's Sadists, Brides of Blood, Death Takes a Holiday, The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues, I'm No Angel, The Day Mars Invaded Earth, The Broken Land, Brain of Blood, Fort Bowie, The Crawling Hand, Merrily We Go to Hell, Angels' Wild Women, Slightly Scarlet, Hell's Bloody Devils, Ramona, The Mighty Gorga, Five Came Back, Blood of Ghastly Horror, Smooth as Silk, Payment on Demand, Track the Man Down, David Harum, Half Past Midnight, The Iron Sheriff, The Gracie Allen Murder Case, Ghost Town, Washington Melodrama, The Crimson Key, I Take This Woman, Frontier Gambler, Gang War, The Story of Temple Drake, Double Door, The Mysterious Rider, The County Chairman, Men Against the Sky, Blonde Venus, Western Pacific Agent, Escape to Paradise, Girl in 313, Two Girls on Broadway, Wings over Honolulu, Deadline for Murder, Law of the Lawless, Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch, Gang Busters, The Purple Hills, Repent at Leisure, The Daltons Ride Again, Sued for Libel, The Magnificent Lie
TV Shows The Rough Riders, The Adventures of Boston Blackie
Star Sign Taurus

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#Fact
1Was Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster's inspiration for half of Superman's alter ego name Clark Kent ("Clark" came from Clark Gable, Siegel's idol, and Kent Taylor was Siegel's wife's brother-in-law).


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Barnaby Jones1975TV SeriesGuthrie Reinhart
Girls for Rent1974Moreno
The Phantom of Hollywood1974TV MovieWickes
Angels' Wild Women1972Parker
Brain of Blood1971Dr. Trenton
Land of the Giants1970TV SeriesDoc Jelko
Hell's Bloody Devils1970Count Otto Von Delberg
Satan's Sadists1969Lew
The Mighty Gorga1969Tonga Jack Adams
Brides of Blood1968Dr. Paul Henderson
Psycho à Go-Go1967Dr. Elton Corey
Rango1967TV Series
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea1965TV SeriesJohnson
Law of the Lawless1964Attorney Rand McDonald
The Crawling Hand1963Dr. Max Weitzberg
Harbor Lights1963Dan Crown
The Day Mars Invaded Earth1963Dr. David Fielding
The Firebrand1962Maj. Tim Bancroft
The Broken Land1962Marshal Jim Cogan
Hawaiian Eye1961TV SeriesJustin Crane / Adam Kendricks
The Purple Hills1961Johnny Barnes
77 Sunset Strip1961TV SeriesHenry Thaxton
Bronco1959-1961TV SeriesBilly Rawlins / Three-Finger Jack
The Rifleman1961TV SeriesForbes McKee
Peter Gunn1960TV SeriesGeorge Nye
The Brothers Brannagan1960TV SeriesRay Norton
Walk Tall1960Frank Carter
Sugarfoot1960TV SeriesHank Farragut
Bat Masterson1960TV SeriesJohn Martin / Gabilan
Tombstone Territory1960TV SeriesJohn Whittaker
Mr. Lucky1960TV SeriesFrankie Bragan
Riverboat1960TV SeriesMorrell
Laramie1960TV SeriesBen Carson
Tightrope1959TV SeriesHarry Brockton
The Ann Sothern Show1959TV SeriesEd Morley
The Rough Riders1958-1959TV SeriesCaptain Jim Flagg / Capt. Jim Flagg
Gang War1958Bryce Barker, Meadows' Attonery
Zorro1958TV SeriesCarlos Murrietta Carlos Murietta
Target1958TV Series
Tales of Wells Fargo1958TV SeriesQuirt Johnson
The Restless Gun1958TV SeriesElston Deiblery
Fort Bowie1958Col. James Garrett
Colt .451957TV SeriesWallace Grant
The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial1957TV SeriesPhillip Brady
Panic!1957TV SeriesBarney Dutton
The Iron Sheriff1957Phil Quincy
The Ford Television Theatre1956TV SeriesFrank Carson
Frontier Gambler1956Roger 'The Duke' Chadwick
Crossroads1956TV SeriesTed Diamond
Ghost Town1956Anse Conroy
Slightly Scarlet1956Frank Jansen
Damon Runyon Theater1955TV SeriesLucky Diamond
The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues1955Dr. Ted Stevens / Ted Baxter
Secret Venture1955Ted O'Hara
Track the Man Down1955John Ford
My Little Margie1955TV SeriesPhillip Hubbard
Playgirl1954Ted Andrews
Boston Blackie1951-1953TV SeriesBoston Blackie
Payment on Demand1951Robert Townsend
The Bigelow Theatre1951TV Series
Trial Without Jury1950Jed Kilgore
Western Pacific Agent1950Rod Kendall
Federal Agent at Large1950Mark Reed, aka Nick Ravel
The Sickle or the Cross1949Rev. John Burnside
Half Past Midnight1948Wade Hamilton
Second Chance1947Kendal Wolf
The Crimson Key1947Lawrence 'Larry' Morgan
Dangerous Millions1946Jack Clark
Deadline for Murder1946Steve Millard
Tangier1946Ramon
Young Widow1946Peter Waring
Smooth as Silk1946Mark Fenton
The Daltons Ride Again1945Bob Dalton
Alaska1944Gary Corbett
Roger Touhy, Gangster1944Police Capt. Steven Warren
Bomber's Moon1943Capt. Paul von Block
Army Surgeon1942Lt. Philip 'Phil' Harvey
Halfway to Shanghai1942Frederick Barton, [Screen Credit / Ads Name: Alexander Barton ]
Tombstone: The Town Too Tough to Die1942Doc Holiday
Mississippi Gambler1942John J. 'Johnny' Forbes
Gang Busters1942Det. Lt. Bill Bannister
Frisco Lil1942Peter Brewster
Washington Melodrama1941Hal Thorne
Repent at Leisure1941Richard Hughes
I'm Still Alive1940Steve Bennett
Men Against the Sky1940Martin Ames
Girl from Avenue A1940MacMillan Forrester
Girl in 3131940Gregg Dunn
Two Girls on Broadway1940'Chat' Chatsworth
I Take This Woman1940Phil Mayberry
Escape to Paradise1939Richard Fleming
Sued for Libel1939Steve Lonegan
Three Sons1939Gene Pardway
Five Came Back1939Joe Brooks
The Gracie Allen Murder Case1939Bill Brown
Four Girls in White1939Robert Maitland
Pirates of the Skies1939Nick Conlon
The Last Express1938Duncan MacLain, Private Detective
The Jury's Secret1938Walter Russell
Prescription for Romance1937Steve Macy
A Girl with Ideas1937Frank Barnes
The Lady Fights Back1937Owen Merrill
Love in a Bungalow1937Jeff Langan
Wings Over Honolulu1937Greg Chandler
When Love Is Young1937Andy Russell
The Accusing Finger1936Jerry Welch
Ramona1936Felipe Moreno
Florida Special1936Wally Tucker
Sky Parade1936Tommy Wade
My Marriage1936John DeWitt Tyler III
Two Fisted1935Clint Blackburn
Without Regret1935Steven Paradin
Smart Girl1935Nick Graham
College Scandal1935Seth Dunlap
The County Chairman1935Ben Harvey
Limehouse Blues1934Eric Benton
Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch1934Bob Redding
Many Happy Returns1934Actor (uncredited)
The Scarlet Empress1934Paul (uncredited)
Double Door1934Rip Van Brett
Death Takes a Holiday1934Corrado
David Harum1934John Lennox
Cradle Song1933Antonio
White Woman1933David von Elst
I'm No Angel1933Kirk Lawrence
Sunset Pass1933Clink Peeples
The Story of Temple Drake1933First Jellybean (uncredited)
A Lady's Profession1933Dick Garfield
Tonight Is Ours1933Minor Role (uncredited)
The Mysterious Rider1933Wade Benton
Under-Cover Man1932Russ (uncredited)
The Sign of the Cross1932Romantic Spectator (uncredited)
If I Had a Million1932Bank Teller (uncredited)
The Night of June 131932Reporter (uncredited)
Blonde Venus1932Minor Role (uncredited)
Devil and the Deep1932A Friend at Party (uncredited)
Make Me a Star1932Theatre Doorman Ticket Taker (uncredited)
The Man from Yesterday1932Military Policeman (uncredited)
Merrily We Go to Hell1932Gregory 'Greg' Boleslavsky
Forgotten Commandments1932Gregor
Sinners in the Sun1932Dancing Gigolo (uncredited)
One Hour with You1932Party Guest Greeted by Colette (uncredited)
Dancers in the Dark1932Saxophonist (uncredited)
Two Kinds of Women1932Milt Fleisser (uncredited)
Husband's Holiday1931Miguel Balboa (scenes deleted)
The False Madonna1931Footman (uncredited)
The Road to Reno1931One of Jackie's Admirers (uncredited)
The Magnificent Lie1931Cafe Customer (uncredited)
Kick In1931Counter Man in Shop (uncredited)
Ladies' Man1931Dance Extra (uncredited)
Born to Love1931Ballroom Dancer (uncredited)

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Vise1955TV Series writer - 1 episode

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
I'm Still Alive1940performer: "Oh My Darling Clementine" 1884

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1960Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameMotion PictureOn 8 February 1960. At 1645 Vine Street.
1960Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameTelevisionOn 8 February 1960. At 6818 Hollywood Blvd.


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