Olin Howland Movies List

Olin Howland
Olin Howland
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Actor Olin Howland Filmography

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The Blob
The Blob ( English )
Artist: Steve McQueen , Aneta Corsaut , Earl Rowe , Olin Howland , Alden 'Stephen' Chase
Director: Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr. , Bert Smith
Music Director: Ralph Carmichael , Ralph Carmichael , Gottfried Bass , Robert Clement , Bert Bachrach , Hal David , Jean Yeaworth
Release date: 12-09-1958
Bombers B-52
Bombers B-52 ( English )
Director: Gordon Douglas
Music Director: Leonard Rosenman
Release date: 22-11-1957
Them! ( English )
Director: Gordon Douglas
Music Director: Bronislau Kaper
Release date: 16-06-1954
Santa Fe
Santa Fe ( English )
Director: Irving Pichel
Music Director: Paul Sawtell
Release date: 01-04-1951
Station West
Station West ( English )
Director: Sidney Lanfield , Maxwell O. Henry , Joel Freeman
Music Director: Heinz Roemheld
Release date: 16-10-1948
I Walk Alone
I Walk Alone ( English )
Director: Byron Haskin
Music Director: Victor Young
Release date: 16-01-1948
Angel and the Badman
Angel and the Badman ( English )
Artist: John Wayne , Gail Russell , Harry Carey , Bruce Cabot , Irene Rich
Director: James Edward Grant
Music Director: Richard Hageman
Release date: 15-02-1947
Fallen Angel
Fallen Angel ( English )
Director: Otto Preminger
Music Director: David Raksin
Release date: 07-11-1945
Sheriff of Cimarron
Sheriff of Cimarron ( English )
Director: Yakima Canutt
Release date: 28-02-1945
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Olin Howland Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Olin Ross Howland (February 10, 1886 – September 20, 1959) was an American film and theatre actor. Howland was born in Denver, Colorado, to Joby A. Howland, one of the youngest enlisted participants in the Civil War, and Mary C. Bunting. His older sister was the famous stage actress Jobyna Howland. From 1909 to 1927, Howland appeared on Broadway in musicals, occasionally performing in silent films. The musicals include Leave It to Jane (1917), Two Little Girls in Blue (1921) and Wildflower (1923). He was in the film Janice Meredith (1924) with Marion Davies. With the advent of sound films, his theatre background proved an asset, and he concentrated mostly on films thereafter, appearing in nearly two hundred movies between 1918 and 1958. Howland often played eccentric and rural roles in Hollywood. His parts were often small and uncredited, and he never got a leading role. He was a personal favorite of David O. Selznick, who cast him in his movies Nothing Sacred (1937) as a strange luggage man, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938, as the teacher Mr. Dobbins) and Gone with the Wind (1939) as a carpetbagger businessman. He also played in numerous westerns from Republic Pictures, including the John Wayne films In Old California (1942) and Angel and the Badman (1947). As a young man, Howland learned to fly at the Wright Flying School and soloed on a Wright Model B. This lent special sentiment in his scenes with James Stewart in the film The Spirit of St. Louis (1957), as Stewart was also a pilot in real life. The Spirit of St. Louis and Them (1954),where he played a drunken old man, and The Blob (1958) were his last films. He also played in telelevision shows during the 1950s. In 1958 and 1959, he was cast as Charley Perkins in five episodes of ABC's sitcom The Real McCoys, starring Walter Brennan. Howland never married and had no children. He worked until his death in Hollywood, California, at the age of 73.

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