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Eugene Pallette ACTOR

Eugene Pallette was born on July 8th, 1889 in Winfield, Kansas, born to William Baird Pallette and Elnora 'Ella' Jackson.  He received his early years education from Culver Military Academy in Culver, Indiana and then began to develop an interest in acting.
For a time, Pallette performed as a stage actor in various stock companies before breaking into the film industry in 1911 with a number of extra roles on silent films.  Soon he began receiving credited roles appearing in such shorts as, "The Fugitive", "When the Light Fades", "The Transgression of Manuel" and "Brother Love" (all 1913).

Some of his more well known film roles included, D.W. Griffith's "The Birth of a Nation" (1915) starring Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Ralph Lewis, Miriam Cooper, Monte Blue, Donald Crisp and Henry B. Walthall and "Intolerance" (1916) starring Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Ralph Lewis, Elmo Lincoln, Erich von Stroheim, Constance Talmadge, Douglas Fairbanks, Miriam Cooper and Lloyd Ingraham, "Terror Island" (1920) starring Harry Houdini, Jack Brammall, Lila Lee and Wilton Taylor, "To the Last Man" (1923) starring Richard Dix, Lois Wilson, Noah Beery Sr., Robert Edeson and Tom London, "The Kennel Murder Case" (1933) with William Powell and Mary Astor, "My Man Godfrey" (1936) starring  William Powell and Carole Lombard, Alan Mowbray, Mischa Auer, Grady Sutton, Alice Brady, Gail Patrick, Jean Dixon and Pat Flaherty, "Stowaway" (1936) with Shirley Temple, Alice Faye, Philip Ahn, Allan 'Rocky' Lane,  and Robert Young, "The Adventures of Robin Hood" (1938) starring alongside Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, Melville Cooper, Montague Love, Una O'Connor, Ian Hunter, Patric Knowles, Robert Warwick Alan Hale Sr. and Claude Rains, Frank Capra's "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" (1939) starring James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold, Guy Kibbee, Thomas Mitchell, Porter Hall, Grant Mitchell, Lafe McKee, William Demarest, H. B. Warner, Astrid Allwyn, Harry Carey and Beulah Bondi, "The Mark of Zorro" (1940) starring Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell, Basil Rathbone, Gale Sondergaard, Montague Love, Frank Puglia, Pedro de Cordoba and Robert Lowery, "The Lady Eve" (1941) starring Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn, Martha O'Driscoll, William Demarest and Melville Cooper, "In the Meantime, Darling" (1944) starring Jeanne Crain, Heather Angel and Frank Latimore and his final film role was in 1946 on, "Suspense" starring Barry Sullivan, Bonita Granville, Albert Dekker and Belita.
Over the course of his career in the industry he would appear in more than two hundred roles between 1913 and 1946.  After 1946, he became so enthralled with the idea that the 'world was going to blow up' due to atom bombs that he left his career in Hollywood and relocated to Oregon where he built a mountain fortress to try and protect himself.  

Eugene Pallette was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contribution to the Motion Picture Industry.  

He later returned to Hollywood, realizing no 'world' disaster was going to occur.  Pallette married twice throughout his lifetime, first to Phyllis Gordon however this marriage was short lived and when it came to an end he then married Marjorie Cagnacci in 1932 and they remained together until he passed away on September 3rd, 1954 in Los Angeles, California after suffering from cancer.  His remains were cremated and interred at Green Lawn Cemetery in Grenola, Kansas.   


1946         Suspense
1946         In Old Sacramento
1945         The Cheaters
1944         Lake Placid Serenade
1944         Heavenly Days
1944         In the Meantime, Darling
1944         Step Lively
1944         Sensations of 1945
1944         Pin Up Girl
1943         The Gang's All Here
1943         The Kansan
1943         Heaven Can Wait
1943         Slightly Dangerous
1943         It Ain't Hay
1942         Silver Queen
1942         The Forest Rangers
1942         The Big Street
1942         Tales of Manhattan
1942         Lady in a Jam
1942         Are Husbands Necessary?
1942         Almost Married
1942         The Male Animal
1941         Appointment for Love
1941         Swamp Water
1941         Unfinished Business
1941         World Premiere
1941         The Bride Came C.O.D.
1941         The Lady Eve
1941         Ride, Kelly, Ride
1940         The Mark of Zorro
1940         A Little Bit of Heaven
1940         He Stayed for Breakfast
1940         Sandy Is a Lady
1940         It's a Date
1940         Young Tom Edison
1939         First Love
1939         Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
1939         Wife, Husband and Friend
1938         There Goes My Heart
1938         The Adventures of Robin Hood
1937         One Hundred Men and a Girl
1937         Topper
1937         She Had to Eat
1937         The Crime Nobody Saw
1937         Clarence
1936         Stowaway
1936         Easy to Take
1936         The Luckiest Girl in the World
1936         Dishonour Bright
1936         My Man Godfrey
1936         The Golden Arrow
1935         The Ghost Goes West
1935         Steamboat Round the Bend
1935         Black Sheep
1935         Baby Face Harrington
1935         Bordertown
1934         Caravan
1934         One Exciting Adventure
1934         The Dragon Murder Case
1934         Friends of Mr. Sweeney
1934         Strictly Dynamite
1934         I've Got Your Number
1934         Cross Country Cruise
1934         All the King's Horses
1934         Making the Rounds
1933         Mr. Skitch
1933         From Headquarters
1933         The Kennel Murder Case
1933         Sailors Beware!
1933         Shanghai Madness
1933         Storm at Daybreak
1933         Made on Broadway
1933         Hell Below
1932         The Half Naked Truth
1932         A Hockey Hick
1932         Always Kickin'
1932         Wild Girl
1932         Off His Base 
1932         The Night Mayor
1932         Tom Brown of Culver
1932         Thunder Below
1932         Strangers of the Evening
1932         Dancers in the Dark
1932         Shanghai Express
1931         Girls About Town
1931         Huckleberry Finn
1931         Dude Ranch
1931         Gun Smoke
1931         The Stolen Jools 
1931         It Pays to Advertise
1931         Fighting Caravans
1930         Sea Legs
1930         Playboy of Paris
1930         Follow Thru
1930         The Santa Fe Trail
1930         The Sea God
1930         Let's Go Native
1930         The Border Legion
1930         Paramount on Parade
1930         The Benson Murder Case
1930         Men Are Like That
1930         Slightly Scarlet
1930         The Kibitzer
1929         Pointed Heels
1929         The Love Parade
1929         The Virginian
1929         The Greene Murder Case
1929         The Studio Murder Mystery
1929         The Dummy
1929         The Canary Murder Case
1928         His Private Life
1928         The Red Mark
1928         Out of the Ruins
1928         The Good-Bye Kiss
1928         Lights of New York
1928         Barnum & Ringling, Inc. 
1928         Aching Youths
1927         The Battle of the Century
1927         Chicago
1927         Assistant Wives 
1927         The Second 100 Years 
1927         The Lighter That Failed
1927         What Every Iceman Knows
1927         Sugar Daddies 
1927         Fluttering Hearts
1927         Jewish Prudence 
1927         Moulders of Men
1927         Should Men Walk Home?
1927         Many Scrappy Returns
1926         Desert Valley
1926         You Never Know Women
1926         Mantrap
1926         Whispering Canyon
1926         The Volga Boatman
1926         Whispering Smith
1926         Rocking Moon
1926         The Fighting Edge
1925         Without Mercy
1925         Wild Horse Mesa
1925         Ranger of the Big Pines
1925         The Light of Western Stars
1924         Stupid, But Brave
1924         The Cyclone Rider
1924         Wandering Husbands
1924         The Galloping Fish
1924         The Wolf Man
1923         The Ten Commandments
1923         North of Hudson Bay
1923         Hell's Hole
1923         To the Last Man
1923         A Man's Man
1922         Without Compromise
1922         Two Kinds of Women
1921         The Three Musketeers
1921         Fine Feathers
1920         Twin Beds
1920         Parlor, Bedroom and Bath
1920         Terror Island
1920         Alias Jimmy Valentine
1919         Fair and Warmer
1919         Be a Little Sport
1919         The Amateur Adventuress
1919         Words and Music by -
1918         No Man's Land
1918         Viviette
1918         Breakers Ahead
1918         The Turn of a Card
1918         Tarzan of the Apes
1918         His Robe of Honor
1918         A Man's Man
1918         Madam Who
1917         Ghost House
1917         Heir of the Ages
1917         The World Apart
1917         The Purple Scar
1917         The Marcellini Millions
1917         The Lonesome Chap
1917         The Bond Between
1917         The Winning of Sally Temple
1917         Each to His Kind
1916         His Guardian Angel
1916         Gretchen the Greenhorn
1916         Hell-to-Pay Austin
1916         Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages
1916         Going Straight
1916         The Children in the House
1916         Sunshine Dad
1915         The Penalty
1915         The Ever Living Isles
1915         When Love Is Mocked 
1915         The Scarlet Lady 
1915         The Isle of Content
1915         The Adventure Hunter 
1915         The Spell of the Poppy 
1915         The Victim 
1915         The Story of a Story
1915         The Highbinders
1915         The Emerald Brooch
1915         A Day That Is Gone
1915         How Hazel Got Even
1915         The Death Dice
1915         The Birth of a Nation    
1915         After Twenty Years
1915         The Terror of the Mountains 
1915         The Lost Receipt 
1914         The Beat of the Year
1914         Who Shot Bud Walton? 
1914         The Kaffir's Skull 
1914         A Woman Scorned 
1914         Detective Burton's Triumph
1914         The Tardy Cannon Ball
1914         The Runaway Freight 
1914         Broken Nose Bailey
1914         Turned Back
1914         Through the Dark
1914         The Stolen Ore
1914         The Bank Burglar's Fate
1914         On the Border
1914         The Gunman
1914         The Sheriff's Prisoner
1914         The Only Clue
1914         The Burden
1914         The Peach Brand 
1914         The Horse Wrangler
1914         A Pair of Cuffs
1914         The Stolen Radium
1914         The Wheels of Destiny
1914         A Diamond in the Rough
1914         Texas Bill's Last Ride
1914         Atonement
1914         The Stronger Hand
1914         The Reform Candidate
1914         The Portrait of Anita
1914         The Thief and the Book
1914         Educating His Daughters
1913         A Man's Awakening
1913         The Helping Hand
1913         An Accidental Clue
1913         The Tomboy's Race
1913         The Bravest Man 
1913         Vengeance
1913         The Light Woman 
1913         To Err Is Human
1913         The Kiss
1913         Youth and Jealousy
1913         The Brothers 
1913         The Tattooed Arm 
1913         When Jim Returned
1913         Suspended Sentence 
1913         The Homestead Race 
1913         Brother Love     
1913         The Transgression of Manuel
1913         When the Light Fades
1913         The Fugitive

Matinee Classics - Intolerance starring Monte Blue, Lillian Gish, Tully Marshall, Eugene Pallette, W.S. Van Dyke, Douglas Fairbanks, King Vidor and Erich von Stroheim
Matinee Classics - The Bride Came C.O.D. starring James Cagney, Bette Davis, Stu Erwin, Eugene Pallette, Jack Carson, George Tobias, William Frawley and Harry Davenport
Matinee Classics - Young Tom Edison starring Mickey Rooney, Fay Bainter, George Bancroft, Virginia Weidler, Eugene Pallette, Victor Kilian, Bobby Jordan, J. M. Kerrigan, Lloyd Corrigan, John Kellogg, Clem Bevans, Harry Shannon andSpencer Tracy
Matinee Classics - Mr. Smith Goes to Washington starring Jean Arthur, James Stewart, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold, Guy Kibbee, Thomas Mitchell, Eugene Pallette, Beulah Bondi, H.B. Warner, Harry Carey, Astrid Allwyn, Ruth Donnelly, Grant Mitchell, Porter Hall and Pierre Watkin
Matinee Classics - My Man Godfrey starring William Powell, Carole Lombard, Gail Patrick, Alice Brady, Eugene Pallette, Alan Mowbray and Mischa Auer
Matinee Classics - Step Lively starring Frank Sinatra, George Murphy, Adolphe Menjou, Gloria DeHaven, Walter Slezak, Eugene Pallette, Wally Brown, Alan Carney, Grant Mitchell and Anne Jeffreys
Matinee Classics - Stowaway starring Shirley Temple, Robert Young, Alice Faye, Eugene Pallette, Helen Westley, Arthur Treacher, Allan Lane, J. Edward Bromberg, Astrid Allwyn, Robert Greig, Jayne Regan, Julius Tannen, Willie Fung, Philip Ahn, Paul McVey, Helen Jerome, William Stack and Honorable Wu
Matinee Classics - Stowaway starring Shirley Temple, Robert Young, Alice Faye, Eugene Pallette, Helen Westley, Arthur Treacher, Allan Lane, J. Edward Bromberg, Astrid Allwyn, Robert Greig, Jayne Regan, Julius Tannen, Willie Fung, Philip Ahn, Paul McVey, Helen Jerome, William Stack and Honorable Wu
Matinee Classics - The Adventures of Robin Hood starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, Claude Rains, Patric Knowles, Eugene Pallette, Alan Hale Sr., Melville Cooper, Ian Hunter, Una O'Connor, Herbert Mundin, Montague Love, Leonard Willey, Robert Noble and Kenneth Hunter
Matinee Classics - The Adventures of Robin Hood starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, Claude Rains, Patric Knowles, Eugene Pallette, Alan Hale Sr., Melville Cooper, Ian Hunter, Una O'Connor, Herbert Mundin, Montague Love, Leonard Willey, Robert Noble and Kenneth Hunter

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