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Arthur Pierson

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Biography

Oslo, Norway
Arthur Pierson, who was raised in Seattle, Washington, made his Broadway debut in 1929 and then signed up with Paramount Pictures. Paramount used him as a rehearsal director for Cecil B. DeMille and Ernst Lubitsch. He played in a couple films for Fox and returned to Broadway in 1935, marrying co-star Ruth Matteson in 1937. He returned to Hollywood in the 1940s and directed a handful of films before moving into television. Pierson was an executive at Hanna-Barbera when he passed away from a heart attack. Read more...

Actor

Character: Felix Cornwall

Hat Check Girl 1932

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Character: Oliver Denton

Bachelor's Affairs 1932

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Character: 'Speed' Bennett

Rackety Rax 1932

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Character: Ken Bingham

Ann Carver's Profession 1933

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Character: Hap Stanley

You Belong to Me 1934

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Character: Sgt. Bill Perkins

Follies Girl 1943

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Directing

Writing