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Fred 'Snowflake' Toones

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Biography

North Carolina, USA
Toones is one of the most "colorful" character faces in B-Westerns and cliffhangers. He appeared in over 200 films between 1928 and 1951; and during 1936 and 1947, Toones often worked under contract for Republic Pictures, appearing in about 40 of its films.

Toones often played a bootblack or shoeshine man in at least six of his movies, and Toones actually ran the shoeshine stand at Republic Studios.

Toones first appeared as a porter in 1932 in "The Hurricane Express", and was usually typecast as a porter -appearing in over 50 films in such a role. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Ezzy Daniels

The Cabin in the Cotton 1932

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Character: Fred Driver

Hat Check Girl 1932

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Character: Ranch Cook

Mark of the Spur 1932

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Character: Man in Harem Sequence

Dream House 1932

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Character: Black Man - Shill at Hair Tonic

The Mind Reader 1933

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Character: El Paso Craps Shooter

Central Airport 1933

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Character: George Washington Jones

Twentieth Century 1934

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Character: 1st Bootblack

The Gay Bride 1934

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Character: Porter

Dames 1934

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Character: Man Driving During Escape

Fugitive Lovers 1934

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Character: Pushcart Porter

Good Morning, Eve! 1934

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Character: Native First Seeing Rukh Glow

The Invisible Ray 1936

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Character: 2nd Redcap Porter

Poor Little Rich Girl 1936

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Character: Black Witness

A Star Is Born 1937

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Character: New York City Pier Worker

Gaucho Serenade 1940

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Character: Brass Polisher

Dancing on a Dime 1940

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Character: Snowflake - the Cook

The Tulsa Kid 1940

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Character: Colored Bartender

The Palm Beach Story 1942

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Character: George - Train Porter

Obliging Young Lady 1942

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Character: Washroom Attendant at Harry & Joe's

The Lost Weekend 1945

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