Willard Robertson

Willard Robertson
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Willard Robertson (January 1, 1886 – April 5, 1948) was an American actor and writer. He appeared in 147 films between 1924 and 1948. He was born in Runnels, Texas and died in Hollywood, California. Willard Robertson first worked as a lawyer in Texas, but he left his profession for a sudden interest in acting. He appeared on Broadway in 16 plays between 1907 and 1930. Robertson played supporting roles in many Hollywood films from 1930 until the year he died, typically portraying men of authority such as doctors, elected officials, military officers, and also lawyers. He played Jackie Cooper's stern but loving father in the oscar-winning drama Skippy (1931) and its sequel Sooky (1931). Robertson also portrayed a flamboyant lawyer in Remember the Night (1940) and the straight sheriff in The Ox-Bow Incident (1943). Willard Robertson was also a notable writer of numerous plays, two of them were adapted into films. He also wrote the novel Moon Tide (1940) which was turned into Archie Mayo's drama thriller Moontide (1942) starring Jean Gabin and Ida Lupino.
Name Willard Robertson
Also Known As
Birthday 1886-01-01
Deathday 1948-04-05
Gender Male
IMDB Willard Robertson profile on IMDB
Place of Birth Runnels, Texas, USA
As: Captain Winthrop
1936-07-02
The Last of the Mohi...
As: Inspector Sullivan
1938-05-23
Gangs of New York...
As: 'Mac' McNamara
1943-07-03
Background to Danger...
As: Uncle John
1940-02-09
My Little Chickadee...
As: Francis X. O'Leary
1940-01-01
Remember the Night...
As: Warren Finley Cooper
1933-01-01
Roman Scandals...
As: Detective Conroy
1933-12-09
Lady Killer...
As: Sheriff Akers
1947-07-30
Deep Valley...
As: J. Dayton, Parole Of
1938-06-03
You and Me...
As: Prison Warden
1947-04-04
My Favorite Brunette...
As: Captain of Detective
1933-10-07
Wild Boys of the Roa...
As: Buck Collins
1939-09-08
Range War...
As: Luke Packard
1945-07-19
Along Came Jones...
As: Supt. Harrington
1940-10-22
North West Mounted P...
As: Dr. Hunt
1946-03-12
To Each His Own...
As: Executive Officer
1934-07-21
Here Comes the Navy...
As: Dr. Herbert Skinner
1931-04-25
Skippy...
As: Heber Kimball
1940-09-27
Brigham Young...
As: Red Severn
1933-08-04
Tugboat Annie...
As: Inspector Donegan
1941-11-28
The Night of January...
As: Detective MacKenzie
1932-10-25
Virtue...
As: Police Insp. Logan
1936-09-25
The Man Who Lived Tw...
As: Mister Just
1942-05-30
Juke Girl...
As: Prison Warden
1933-05-12
Supernatural...
As: Secretary Ingham
1936-08-28
The Gorgeous Hussy...
As: Gen. Leads
1948-04-30
Fury at Furnace Cree...
As: Reverend McLane
1936-03-06
Three Godfathers...
As: Joe Shano
1933-04-01
Destination Unknown...
As: Kennel Caretaker
1933-10-28
Ever in My Heart...
As: Red Pete
1932-11-09
Wild Girl...
As: Judge McQuade
1940-06-28
Lucky Cisco Kid...
As: Inspector Harris
1935-08-23
Dante's Inferno...
As: Grigsby, the Process
1935-01-04
Biography of a Bache...
As: Inspector 'Mac' McDo
1937-01-11
Larceny on the Air...
As: E. T. Scudder
1931-09-21
Graft...
As: Charles Gilbert
1938-11-12
Torchy Gets Her Man...
As: Police Captain
1934-06-16
He Was Her Man...
As: Judge Edwin A. Matth
1934-08-11
Housewife...
As: Dan Hastings
1935-09-27
O'Shaughnessy's Boy...
As: Ben Morton
1937-03-16
Park Avenue Logger...
As: Mr. Schauber
1934-09-07
Have a Heart...
As: Mr. Franklin
1937-08-06
Exclusive...
As: Col. Hadley
1938-07-16
Men with Wings...
As: Dr. Morgan
1933-11-28
East of Fifth Avenue...
As: Bill 'Billy' Fallen
1934-02-03
Dark Hazard...
As: George Marshall
1934-01-26
Two Alone...
As: Oakes Ames
1939-05-05
Union Pacific...
As: Hanks
1934-06-29
Murder in the Privat...
As: Judge Jim Morrison
1934-04-09
Whirlpool...
As: Walter Davies
1936-12-04
Wanted: Jane Turner...
As: Police Sgt. Alcock
1932-08-05
Guilty as Hell...
As: Police Capt. Tom
1932-12-30
Frisco Jenny...
As: Police Captain Reyno
1934-04-28
Upper World...
As: Harry Hallam
1933-07-28
Another Language...
As: Captain Channing
1934-06-08
Operator 13...
As: Bill Joyce
1932-04-23
The Rider of Death V...
As: Bob Slocum
1938-12-30
Kentucky...
As: Texas Ranger Captain
1930-08-30
The Last of the Duan...
As: Hardwick
1934-04-20
I'll Tell the World...
As: Man
1937-02-26
John Meade's Woman...
As: Everett Marshall
1934-03-03
Heat Lightning...
As: Enos Hankins
1931-11-14
The Cisco Kid...
As: Rancher Wilson
1941-10-09
Texas...
As: Ed Goring
1935-03-04
Transient Lady...
As: Detective O'Halloran
1932-08-27
Doctor X...
As: Sheriff
1932-05-14
The Famous Ferguson ...
As: Speaker
1935-06-08
Oil For The Lamps Of...
As: Nathan Brockway
1946-06-13
Renegades...
As: Ragan
1940-02-17
Castle on the Hudson...
As: Clarke
1939-01-14
Jesse James...
As: Henchman Nebraska
1939-06-23
Heritage of the Dese...
As: Lang
1939-08-19
Each Dawn I Die...
As: Phil Powers
1931-08-29
Silence...
As: Colonel at Hickam Fi
1943-03-20
Air Force...
As: Sheriff Risley
1943-05-21
The Ox-Bow Incident...
As: Policeman in the Squ
1936-12-03
Winterset...
As: Pete Springer
1932-11-27
Call Her Savage...
As: Dr. Frank Fitzgerald
1933-04-20
Trick for Trick...
As: Representative Grosv
1934-12-22
The Secret Bride...
As: District Attorney
1934-03-31
Gambling Lady...
As: John Ralston
1939-11-02
Main Street Lawyer...
As: Tom Halloran Sr.
1939-02-22
My Son Is a Criminal...
As: Prison Board Chairma
1932-11-09
I Am a Fugitive from...
As: Capt. White
1932-06-30
Tom Brown of Culver...
As: George Andrews
1937-05-28
This Is My Affair...
As: Graeme
1946-03-20
Perilous Holiday...
As: Guy Pollock
1936-01-01
I Married a Doctor...
As: Sylvester Cross
1932-03-25
The Broken Wing...
As: Capt. E.J. Hawkes
1932-02-25
Behind the Mask...
As: Havana Airport Manag
1933-04-15
Central Airport...
As: Immigration Officer
1936-12-31
That Girl From Paris...
As: Cato
1934-09-14
Death on the Diamond...
As: Department Head (unc
1933-11-11
Female...
As: Harrigan
1937-07-03
Roaring Timber...
As: Capt. Brooks
1944-02-17
Nine Girls...
As: Matt Peasely
1937-05-22
The Go-Getter...
As: Thomas
1934-12-15
Mills of the Gods...
As: Zachary Montgomery
1946-09-24
Gallant Journey...
As: Glidden Associate Fr
1932-12-02
If I Had a Million...
As: Tex Calder
1931-02-01
Fair Warning...
As: Lieutenant Stricklan
1941-02-28
The Monster and the ...
As: Dr. Enfield
1937-09-24
Hot Water...
As: Construction Company
1943-11-10
No Time for Love...