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Biography

Columbus, Ohio, USA
You would think stage and film veteran Grant Mitchell was born to play stern authoritarians; his father after all was General John Grant Mitchell. But Mitchell would actually be better known for his portrayals of harangued husbands, bemused dads and bilious executives in 30s and 40s films. Born in Columbus, Ohio and a Yale post graduate at Harvard Law, Mitchell gave up his law practice to become an actor and made his stage debut at age 27. Read more...

Actor

Character: Pa Leeds

The Star Witness 1931

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Character: Tester of Convicts' IQs

20,000 Years in Sing Sing 1932

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Character: Mr. James Smith

Wild Boys of the Road 1933

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Character: Jasper Bradley, Sr.

Dancing Lady 1933

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Character: J.B. Honeywell

Convention City 1933

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Character: Thornton Clay

Our Betters 1933

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Character: Willis Martin

The Secret Bride 1934

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Character: Silk Hat McGee

The Cat's-Paw 1934

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Character: Claude Drumm

The Case of the Howling Dog 1934

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Character: Chester A. Sharpe

Twenty Million Sweethearts 1934

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Character: Mr. 'Pa'

The Show-Off 1934

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Character: J. Walter Delmar

365 Nights in Hollywood 1934

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Character: Wilbur Page

We're Rich Again 1934

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Character: Egeus - Father to Hermia

A Midsummer Night's Dream 1935

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Character: Louis Lamson

Gold Diggers of 1935 1935

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Character: John Summers, Luxury's Owner

The Ex-Mrs. Bradford 1936

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Character: Paul Krumpp

The Devil Is a Sissy 1936

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Character: B.L. Faulkin

Hollywood Hotel 1937

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Character: Senator MacPherson

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington 1939

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Character: Krispan

Hell's Kitchen 1939

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Character: Warden Parkhurst

6,000 Enemies 1939

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Character: Snade

Edison, the Man 1940

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Character: Rene Salmon

It All Came True 1940

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Character: Governor of New Orleans

New Moon 1940

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Character: Dr. Ames - the Psychologist

Castle on the Hudson 1940

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Character: Dr. Kobbe

My Love Came Back 1940

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Character: George Payne

Tobacco Road 1941

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Character: Joshua Mason

The Great Lie 1941

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Character: Frederick Vantine

Skylark 1941

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Character: Clayton Potter

One Foot in Heaven 1941

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Character: Dean Hutchinson

The Feminine Touch 1941

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Character: Walter Sherwood

My Sister Eileen 1942

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Character: Mr. Ernest Stanley

The Man Who Came to Dinner 1942

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Character: Mr. Aspinwall

Larceny, Inc. 1942

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Character: Gilbert Wheeler

The Gay Sisters 1942

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Character: O.H.P. Boggs

Cairo 1942

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Character: Edgar Holliday

The Amazing Mrs. Holliday 1943

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Character: J.D. Gibbons

All by Myself 1943

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Character: Lancaster Corey

Laura 1944

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6
Character: Mr. Wagonseller

Wonder Man 1945

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2
Character: Homer Henshaw

Easy to Wed 1946

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Character: Maj. Anthony T. Hickock

Colonel Effingham's Raid 1946

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Character: Ed Loomis in 'Dinner at Eight'

The Big Parade of Comedy 1964

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Character: Mayor of Pantera

A Medal for Benny 1945

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