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Cy Kendall (1898–1953)

Cy Kendall was born on March 10, 1898 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Cyrus Willard Kendall. He was an actor, known for Alias Boston Blackie (1942), Pacific Liner (1939) and Blonde for a Day (1946). He was married to Margaret. He died on July 22, 1953 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Alias Boston Blackie Jumbo Madigan
Pacific Liner Deadeyes
Blonde for a Day Pete Rafferty
The Green Hornet Curtis Monroe


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 1951 Front Page Detective (TV Series)
- The Triangle (1951)
 1951 Public Prosecutor (TV Series)
- The Case of the Devil's Heart (1951) ... Latch
 1950 Nancy Goes to Rio
Capt. Ritchie (uncredited)
 1949 Mysteries of Chinatown (TV Series)
Regular Player (1949-50)
 1949 Armchair Detective (TV Series) (segment: The Hobo Millionaire)
- The Hobo Millionaire/The Warehouse Murder ... (segment: The Hobo Millionaire)
 1948 Queen Esther
 1948 Bungalow 13
Police Officer (uncredited)
 1948 In This Corner
Tiny Reed
 1948 Race Street
Shoeshine Customer (uncredited)
 1948 Sword of the Avenger
Count Velasquez
 1948 Tenth Avenue Angel
Higgins (uncredited)
 1948 Perilous Waters
The Boss
 1948 Call Northside 777
Second Bartender (uncredited)
 1948 Joe Palooka in Fighting Mad
Commissioner R.E. Carfter
 1947 Bury Me Dead
Detective (uncredited)
 1947 Desperate
Ace Morgan (uncredited)
 1947 The Farmer's Daughter
 1947 Sinbad, the Sailor
Hassan-Ben-Hassan (uncredited)
 1946 Lady in the Lake
Jailer (uncredited)
 1946 The Invisible Informer
Sheriff Ladeau
 1946 Inside Job
Police Capt. Martin (uncredited)
 1946 Blonde for a Day
Pete Rafferty
 1946 Without Reservations
Bail Bondsman (uncredited)
 1946 The Glass Alibi
Red Hogan
 1946 The Scarlet Horseman
Amigo Mañana
 1945 Scarlet Street
Nick (uncredited)
 1945 Cornered
Detective (uncredited)
 1945 The Tiger Woman
Inspector Henry Leggett
 1945 Shadow of Terror
Victor Maxwell
 1945 Secret Agent X-9
Lucky Kamber
 1945 A Thousand and One Nights
Auctioneer (uncredited)
 1945 The Power of the Whistler
Druggist (uncredited)
 1945 Docks of New York
Compeau (as Cyrus Kendall)
 1945 The Cisco Kid Returns
Jennings - Hired killer
 1945 Jungle Queen
Tambosa Tim [Chs. 6-8]
 1945 She Gets Her Man
Police Chief Brodie
 1944 Tahiti Nights
Chief Enoka
 1944 Dancing in Manhattan
Inspector Kirby
 1944 Mystery of the River Boat
Police Chief F.E. Dumont
 1944 Girl Rush
'Honest' Greg Barlan
 1944 The Last Ride
Capt. Butler
 1944 Tall in the Saddle
Cap - Bartender (uncredited)
 1944 Crime by Night
Sheriff Max Ambers
 1944 Kismet
Herald (uncredited)
 1944 Wilson
Charles F. Murphy (uncredited)
 1944 Christmas Holiday
Teddy Jordan (uncredited)
 1944 Roger Touhy, Gangster
Edward Latham (uncredited)
 1944 Charlie Chan in The Chinese Cat
Webster Deacon
 1944 Outlaw Trail
Honest John Travers
 1944 The Whistler
Gus, Bartender (uncredited)
 1944 Lady in the Death House
 1944 Meatless Flyday (Short)
Spider (voice, uncredited)
 1943 Whispering Footsteps
Detective Brad Dolan
 1943 The Chance of a Lifetime
Jumbo Madigan (uncredited)
 1943 A Lady Takes a Chance
Gambling House Boss
 1943 A Gentle Gangster
Al Malone
 1943 After Midnight with Boston Blackie
Joe Herschel (uncredited)
 1942 A Night to Remember
Louis Kaufman (uncredited)
 1942 Silver Queen
 1942 Road to Morocco
Fruit Vendor (uncredited)
 1942 Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood
Jumbo Madigan (uncredited)
 1942 Tarzan's New York Adventure
Colonel Ralph Sergeant
 1942 Sunday Punch
Boxing Promoter (uncredited)
 1942 The Wife Takes a Flyer
Gestapo Agent (uncredited)
 1942 Alias Boston Blackie
Jumbo Madigan
 1942 Born to Sing
Police Captain
 1942 Fly-By-Night
 1941 Pacific Blackout
Hotel Clerk
 1941 Johnny Eager
 1941 Honky Tonk
Man with Tar (uncredited)
 1941 Mystery Ship
 1941 Blossoms in the Dust
Harrington (uncredited)
 1941 Coffins on Wheels (Short)
Nick the Used Car Dealer
 1941 Billy the Kid
Cass McAndrews - Sheriff
 1941 They Dare Not Love
Maj. Kenlein (uncredited)
 1941 Ride, Kelly, Ride
Louis Becker
 1941 Robin Hood of the Pecos
Ambrose Ballard
 1940 The Fargo Kid
Nick Kane (as Cyrus W. Kendall)
 1940 Youth Will Be Served
 1940 Hullabaloo
Mr. Wilson
 1940 Junior G-Men
 1940 Sky Murder
Harrigan - House Detective (uncredited)
 1940 Gold Rush Maisie
Assayer (uncredited)
 1940 Andy Hardy Meets Debutante
Mr. Carrillo
 1940 Prairie Law
Pete Gore (as Cyrus W. Kendall)
 1940 The Saint Takes Over
Max Bremer (as Cyrus W. Kendall)
 1940 Men Without Souls
Capt. White
 1940 Opened by Mistake
Oberweiser (uncredited)
 1940 My Favorite Wife
Police Detective Arresting Nick (uncredited)
 1940 Women Without Names
Guard (uncredited)
 1940 The House Across the Bay
 1940 The Green Hornet
Curtis Monroe
 1939 The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Nobleman Signing Petition (uncredited)
 1939 Calling All Marines
Big Joe Kelly
 1939 Blackmail
Southern Sheriff (uncredited)
 1939 Angels Wash Their Faces
Haines (as Cyrus Kendall)
 1939 Fugitive at Large
Prison Guard Captain
 1939 Frontier Marshal
Winning Card Player (uncredited)
 1939 Mickey the Kid
Waldo (uncredited)
 1939 Man of Conquest
Indian Affairs Agent (uncredited)
 1939 Trouble in Sundown
Ross Daggett (as Cyrus W. Kendall)
 1939 Twelve Crowded Hours
George Costain (as Cyrus W. Kendall)
 1939 North of Shanghai
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1939 Pacific Liner
Deadeyes (as Cyrus W. Kendall)
 1939 Stand Up and Fight
Foreman Ross
 1938 Next Time I Marry
A.L. Butterfield (uncredited)
 1938 Young Dr. Kildare
Charlie (uncredited)
 1938 The Night Hawk
Capt. Teague
 1938 Breaking the Ice
 1938 Valley of the Giants
Sheriff Graber
 1938 The Old Prospector (Short)
 1938 Little Miss Thoroughbred
District Attorney Sheridan
 1938 Safety in Numbers
Chief of Police
 1938 Crime School
 1938 Rawhide
Sheriff Kale
 1938 The Girl of the Golden West
Hank - Gambler (scenes deleted)
 1938 Hawaii Calls
Hawaiian Policeman
 1938 Life in Sometown, U.S.A. (Short)
Police Chief Hanlon (uncredited)
 1938 Gold Is Where You Find It
Kingan (uncredited)
 1938 The Invisible Menace
Colonel Rogers
 1937 She Loved a Fireman
Deputy Fire Commissioner (uncredited)
 1937 The Shadow Strikes
 1937 Hot Water
Chief of Police (uncredited)
 1937 White Bondage
Rickets (uncredited)
 1937 They Won't Forget
Detective Laneart
 1937 Meet the Boy Friend
 1937 Public Wedding
Police Captain (uncredited)
 1937 It Could Happen to You
 1937 Angel's Holiday
Chief of Police Davis
 1937 Land Beyond the Law
Slade Henaberry
 1937 Midnight Court
Milt - the Reporter (uncredited)
 1937 Once a Doctor
Dr. Deardon (scenes deleted)
 1936 The Magnificent Brute
Chief of Police (uncredited)
 1936 The Public Pays (Short)
Police Chief John Carney (uncredited)
 1936 Sea Spoilers
 1936 Bulldog Edition
Nick Enright
 1936 Sworn Enemy
 1936 Women Are Trouble
Inspector Matson
 1936 Hot Money
Joe Morgan
 1936 San Francisco
Headwaiter (uncredited)
 1936 The Lonely Trail
Adjutant General Benedict Holden
 1936 Dancing Pirate
Bouncing Betty's Cook (uncredited)
 1936 King of the Pecos
Alexander Stiles
 1936 Man Hunt
Sheriff at Hackett
 1936 Dancing Feet
Hotel Detective
 1935 Hit-and-Run Driver (Short)
Frankie (uncredited)
 1935 Hitch Hike Lady
Fruit Dealer (uncredited)
 1935 His Night Out
Detective (uncredited)
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Radio: Appeared (as "Capt. Tracy") in "Tarzan of the Apes", syndicated. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Cyrus W. Kendall | Cyrus Kendall

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Heavy-set character actor in US films, often as a cigar-chewing, shady type.

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