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Victor Kilian (Victor Arthur Kilian)

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Biography

Jersey City, New Jersey, USA
American character actor of gruff demeanor who played in dozens of films through the Thirties and Forties. A native of New Jersey, he was a wagon driver for his father's laundry business before joining a vaudeville company. He played in stock and touring companies, then was cast in the Walter Huston production of 'Desire Under the Elms' on Broadway. While working on the New York stage, he made a few appearances in films shot on Long Island. In 1935 he came to Hollywood and appeared with great frequency in supporting roles over the next decade and a half. Read more...

Actor

Character: Actor

Artistic Temper 1932

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Character: 'Flytrap'

Riffraff 1936

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Character: LaRoche's tall sgt - handlebar mustache

The Road to Glory 1936

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Character: Father Gaspara

Ramona 1936

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Character: Guard in Louis' Cell

Marie Antoinette 1938

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Character: Dave Farmer

Orphans of the Street 1938

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Character: Esmeralda's Hangman

The Hunchback of Notre Dame 1939

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Character: Man Who Loads Pistols

Never Say Die 1939

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Character: Herb McGillis

'Til We Meet Again 1940

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Character: Hiram Crabtree

Barnyard Follies 1940

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Character: Widgeon

Reap the Wild Wind 1942

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Character: Jehan

Kismet 1944

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Character: Curry Slake

Barbary Coast Gent 1944

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Character: Professor Salsbury

Belle of the Yukon 1944

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Character: Pa Dillinger

Dillinger 1945

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Character: Uncle Bertram

The Jeffersons 1975

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Character: Raymond Larkin

Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman 1976

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Character: Tramp in Box Car

Johnny Come Lately 1943

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Character: Apothecary Mazzoni

The Flame and the Arrow 1950

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Character: Speaker at Agricultural Show

Madame Bovary 1949

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Character: Mr. Egan - Landlord

The Lemon Drop Kid 1951

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