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Robert Homans (Robert Edward Homans)

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Biography

Malden, Massachusetts, USA
Dour-faced US character player in films for more than two decades from 1923, often in portrayals of peace officers such as judges and lawmen. Even at his most elderly, he could frequently be seen as a white-haired, uniformed policeman - often affecting an Irish accent to boot. Read more...

Actor

Character: Shamus O'Connor

Smiling Irish Eyes 1929

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Character: A Senator - One of Lincoln's Advisors

Abraham Lincoln 1930

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Character: Pirate's Den Waiter

Playing Around 1930

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Character: Officer Pat Burke

The Public Enemy 1931

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Character: Dad Moran

Clearing the Range 1931

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Character: Doheney

She Done Him Wrong 1933

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Character: Officer Charlie Brown

One Sunday Afternoon 1933

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Character: Old Salt on Schooner

Tugboat Annie 1933

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Character: Detective Posing as Drunk

Blood Money 1933

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Character: Billy the Detective

The Thin Man 1934

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Character: Paddy - Irish Cop

Jimmy the Gent 1934

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Character: Patrick, a Bartender

The Key 1934

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Character: Fogged-in Ship's Captain

Barbary Coast 1935

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Character: Incoming Watchman

Fury 1936

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Character: Policeman Outside Wedding

Stella Dallas 1937

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Character: Policeman on Morning Beat

Dead End 1937

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Character: Irish Cop in New York

Parnell 1937

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Character: Hollywood Bowl Watchman

Hollywood Hotel 1937

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Character: Policeman Jim Dugan

The Great O'Malley 1937

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Character: Police Sgt. Murphy

Varsity Show 1937

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Character: Sailor on the Western Star

Submarine D-1 1937

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Character: Police Lt. Tom O'Hara

The 13th Man 1937

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Character: Security Guard in Store

You and Me 1938

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Character: Miner Grogan

Gold Is Where You Find It 1938

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Character: Cop at Circle House

The Devil's Party 1938

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Character: Ed - Editor

Stagecoach 1939

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Character: Mac - a Guard

Each Dawn I Die 1939

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Character: Policeman at Barney's Pool Room

They Shall Have Music 1939

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Character: Policer Officer Moriarity

The Saint Strikes Back 1939

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Character: 'Unlucky' Cop

Let Us Live 1939

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Character: Receptionist Guard

Johnny Apollo 1940

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Character: Clyde Burton - the Detective Escort

Castle on the Hudson 1940

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Character: Dooley Pub Owner in Ireland

Little Nellie Kelly 1940

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Character: Policeman on Courthouse Steps

Lady with Red Hair 1940

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Character: Second Revenue Officer

Youth Will Be Served 1940

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Character: Patrolman Shanahan

East of the River 1940

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Character: Judge Harkins

West of Carson City 1940

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Character: Roaring Dan McPhail

Son of Roaring Dan 1940

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Character: Joe, Stage Doorman

You'll Never Get Rich 1941

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Character: Harbor Police Captain

Footsteps in the Dark 1941

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Character: Insp. Pat Brody

Unholy Partners 1941

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Character: Officer Magruder

Out of the Fog 1941

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Character: Mr. Hood, the Watchman

Life Begins for Andy Hardy 1941

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Character: Policeman in Subway Train

The Feminine Touch 1941

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Character: Sheriff Sutherland

Red River Valley 1941

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Character: Policeman at Stage Door

Glamour Boy 1941

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Character: New York Palace Doorman

For Me and My Gal 1942

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Character: Officer O'Garrity

Fingers at the Window 1942

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Character: Marshal Alvin Thompson

In Old California 1942

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Character: Joseph - Man Talking to Mrs. O'Leary

Wild Bill Hickok Rides 1942

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Character: 1st Captain

Nazi Agent 1942

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Character: Pop - Doorman

Cover Girl 1944

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Character: Policeman Muldoon

Buffalo Bill 1944

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Character: Mulcahey, Policeman

It Happened Tomorrow 1944

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Character: Old Man Whittling on Steps

The Impatient Years 1944

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Character: Cop Ticketing Whirtle

Make Your Own Bed 1944

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Character: Officer Conlon

Louisiana Hayride 1944

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Character: Bartender at Manila Hotel

They Were Expendable 1945

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Character: Blood Test Official

The Clock 1945

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