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Paul Guilfoyle

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Biography

Jersey City, New Jersey, USA
American character actor. Upon his entry into films in 1930, he was typecast as a weakling or criminal type. He received great acclaim for his role as Garth Esdras, the haunted and hunted accessory to murder in Winterset (1936). Memorable as the weaselly convict who tries to kill James Cagney at Steve Cochran's behest, but gets his just deserts in the trunk of a car, in White Heat (1949). After two decades as a film actor, he made a small foray into film directing. He died at 58. Read more...

Actor

Character: Garth Esdras

Winterset 1936

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Character: Bat Regan

The Mad Miss Manton 1938

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Character: Balmy

East of the River 1940

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Character: Iakin

The North Star 1943

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Character: Father Callaghan

There's a Girl in My Heart 1949

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Character: Monty Rolfe

Torch Song 1953

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Character: Steve Raymond

Why Girls Leave Home 1945

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Character: Cap Grant

Trial 1955

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Directing