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Dick Elliott (Richard Damon Elliott)

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Biography

Salem, Massachusetts, USA
In the thirties, forties, and especially the 1950's, if a director wanted a short, fat actor to play a windy storekeeper or a raucous conventioneer, he might well cast Dick Elliott. He was one of those actors who, whenever he appeared on screen, often for less than a minute, the audience would think, "Oh, it's that guy." Yet few would ever know his name.

Elliott was certainly short, probably not much more than five foot four. And he was certainly fat. Read more...

Actor

Character: Man Looking for Driver

Central Airport 1933

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Character: Man Near Drums

Reckless 1935

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Character: Major Ned Buntline

Annie Oakley 1935

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Character: Actor at Ford's Theatre

The Prisoner of Shark Island 1936

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Character: Ship's Surgeon

The Princess Comes Across 1936

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Character: Union News Service Reporter

Go West Young Man 1936

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Character: Man with Bass Fiddle

Little Miss Broadway 1938

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Character: Man Laughing at Demo

The Story of Alexander Graham Bell 1939

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Character: Rotarian Juror

Let Us Live 1939

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Character: Range Leader

I Love You Again 1940

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Character: B. J. Hastings, Station Owner

Up in the Air 1940

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Character: Sheriff Barstow

Melody Ranch 1940

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Character: Ice Rink Security Man

Two Girls on Broadway 1940

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Character: Dan Foley

I'm Still Alive 1940

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Character: Mr. Paddleford

The Wagons Roll at Night 1941

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Character: Losing Bidder's Husband

All Through the Night 1941

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Character: Casper Cullenbaugh

One Foot in Heaven 1941

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Character: Sylvester Kittelman

Two Latins from Manhattan 1941

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Character: Lieutenant Governor Cornelius Peabody

Sunset in Wyoming 1941

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Character: 1st Rose Parade Judge

Tuxedo Junction 1941

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Character: Eric Queegle

Footlight Fever 1941

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Character: Mr. Samson Platt

We Were Dancing 1942

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Character: Oscar Scallion

I Married an Angel 1942

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Character: Mr. Jeepers

Springtime in the Rockies 1942

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Character: Justice of Peace Potts

After Midnight with Boston Blackie 1943

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Character: Friendly Man Offering Directions in Station

The Clock 1945

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Character: Judge Crowthers

Christmas in Connecticut 1945

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Character: Footlight Club Waiter

Diamond Horseshoe 1945

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Character: Jailbreak Messenger

Abilene Town 1946

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Character: Man in Bus Depot

Breakfast in Hollywood 1946

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Character: Charles Chester Upperworth

Feudin' Rhythm 1949

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Character: Doc Read

Rose of the Yukon 1949

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Character: Kibbee

High Noon 1952

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Character: Jeptha Rideout - Banker

Montana Belle 1952

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Character: Sheriff at End

Don't Knock the Rock 1956

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Character: Mr. Sampton

Bombers B-52 1957

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Character: William P. Scully

Under Western Stars 1938

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Character: The commander

Producers' Showcase 1954

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Character: Johnny Withers - Ticket Broker

Vogues of 1938 1937

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Character: Bart Blakely

Pete and Gladys 1960

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Character: Prize-Drawing MC

The Atomic City 1952

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Character: Doc Thornton

The Real McCoys 1957

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Character: Bill Stauton

The Thin Man 1957

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Character: Parade Marcher in Diner

Four Star Playhouse 1952

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