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Wheeler Oakman (Vivian Eichelberger)

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Biography

Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Born in Washington, DC, in 1890, screen villain "par excellance" Wheeler Oakman got into films in 1912. He specialized in playing villains, but he wasn't just a one-note, mustache-twirling "bad guy"--a tall, solidly-built, distinguished-looking, almost patrician man, he could effectively play cold-blooded mob bosses, slick-talking crooked businessmen, greedy land barons, gregarious bankers who are secretly the head of the local bandit gang, and everything in between. On the other hand, he could play college professors, heroic army officers and tough big-city detectives with equal aplomb. Read more...

Actor

Character: 'Hawk' Miller

Lights of New York 1928

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Character: Lawrence Mayfield

The Girl from Woolworth's 1929

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Character: Repen

Shanghai Lady 1929

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Character: Gangster with Shotgun

Blood Money 1933

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Character: Lord Argo

The Phantom Empire 1935

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Character: Gangster at Lodge Wanting to Quit

'G' Men 1935

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Character: Lt. Patten

Buck Rogers 1939

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Character: Tony - Bookie

Kid Dynamite 1943

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Character: Henchman Ace Barko

Saddles and Sagebrush 1943

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Character: Sam Thatcher

The Fighting Buckaroo 1943

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Character: Bourbon Drinker on Train

Mom and Dad 1945

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