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Russell Hicks ACTOR

Russell Hicks was born on July 4th, 1895 in Baltimore, Maryland with the birth name Edward Russell Hicks.  Over the course of his career he would add over 300 credits to his resume.

Some of his early film roles include, D.W. Griffith's "The Birth of a Nation" (1915) starring Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Miriam Cooper, Ralph Lewis and Henry B. Walthall, "Before Morning" (1933), "Gentlemen are Born" (1934) co-starring Franchot Tone, Ann Dvorak, Margaret Lindsay, Jean Muir, Dick Foran, Charles Starrett, Addison Richards, Henry O'Neill and Ross Alexander, "Living on Velvet" (1935) starring with Kay Francis, Warren William, George Brent, Henry O'Neill and Edgar Kennedy and "Hearts in Bondage" (1936) co-starring James Dunn, Mae Clark, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Warner Richmond, David Manners, Henry B. Walthall, Smiley Burnette, Lane Chandler, Charlotte Henry, Pat Flaherty, Ben Alexander and Irving Pichel

The majority of characters he portrayed as an actor included, attorneys, judges and business executives.  Some of his more well known film roles included, "Bad Little Angel" (1939) with Gene Reynolds, Guy Kibbee, Ian Hunter, Byron Foulger, Virginia Weidler, Reginald Owen and Henry Hull, "The Bank Dick" (1940) starring W.C. Fields, Shemp Howard, Una Merkel, Cora Witherspoon and Franklin Pangborn, "Pacific Blackout" (1941) starring Robert Preston, Eva Gabor, Thurston Hall, Martha Driscoll, Louis Jean Heydt, Clem Bevans, Rod Cameron and Monte Blue, "They Died With Their Boots On" (1941) starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Ronald Reagan, Arthur Kennedy, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Charley Grapewin, Gene Lockhart, Anthony Quinn, John Litel, Sydney Greenstreet, Regis Toomey, Hattie McDaniel, Joseph Crehan and Minor Watson and "Flame of Barbary Coast" (1945) starring John Wayne, Ann Dvorak, Joseph Schildkraut, William Frawley, Paul Fix, Butterfly McQueen, Rex Lease and Virginia Grey.
In addition to his work as a film actor, Hicks also added a couple television roles to his resume with appearances on, "The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show", "Racket Squad", "The Man Behind the Badge", "The Cisco Kid", " My Little Margie ", "Date With the Angels", "Telephone Time", "The Phil Silvers Show", "The Lone Ranger", "The Bigelow Theatre", "Navy Log", "Sheriff of Cochise", "Cheyenne", "It's a Great Life" and "Panic!".
Russell Hicks married once to Virginia Baker and they had five daughters together.  Hicks passed away on June 1st, 1957 in Los Angeles, California after suffering from a heart attack. 


1957         Date with the Angels 
1957         West Point 
1955-1957     Crossroads 
1957         Schlitz Playhouse 
1957         Panic
1956         7th Cavalry
1956         The Adventures of Hiram Holliday 
1956         You Can't Run Away from It
1956         Telephone Time 
1956         Sheriff of Cochise 
1956         Lux Video Theatre
1956         It's a Great Life
1955-1956     Playwrights '56 
1956         Cheyenne
1956         Navy Log
1956         Omnibus 
1955-1956     The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show 
1956         Chevron Hall of Stars 
1956         Once Upon a Honeymoon 
1956         Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal
1955         Ford Star Jubilee
1955         The Phil Silvers Show 
1955         Studio One in Hollywood 
1954         The Secret Storm 
1954         The Man Behind the Badge
1953         Man of Conflict
1953         Joseph Schildkraut Presents 
1952-1955       My Little Margie
1953         Soldier of Peace
1953         Armstrong Circle Theatre
1953         The Studebaker Story
1952         The Maverick
1951-1952     Racket Squad
1952         The Lone Ranger
1952         Mr. Walkie Talkie
1952         Old Oklahoma Plains
1952         Rodeo
1951         Overland Telegraph
1951         Crazy Over Horses
1951         As You Were
1950-1951     The Bigelow Theatre
1951         Kentucky Jubilee
1951         Fourteen Hours
1951         Belle Le Grand
1951         Bowery Battalion
1951         All That I Have
1950         The Cisco Kid 
1950         Again... Pioneers
1950         The Petty Girl
1950         Duchess of Idaho
1950         Fireside Theatre 
1950         The Big Hangover
1950         The Silver Theatre
1950         Square Dance Katy
1950         Unmasked
1950         Blue Grass of Kentucky
1950         The Flying Saucer
1949         Malaya
1949         Shocking Affair
1949         Samson and Delilah
1949         Barbary Pirate
1949         The Fountainhead
1949         The Judge Steps Out
1949         Manhattan Angel
1949         I Cheated the Law
1949         South of St. Louis
1948         One Sunday Afternoon
1948         Jiggs and Maggie in Court
1948         My Dear Secretary
1948         The Plunderers
1948         The Return of October
1948         Race Street
1948         The Velvet Touch
1948         Shanghai Chest
1948         The Gallant Legion
1948         Assigned to Danger
1948         Silver River
1948         The Hunted
1948         The Noose Hangs High
1948         The Black Arrow
1948         The Mating of Millie
1947         The Fabulous Texan
1947         Louisiana
1947         Exposed
1947         Variety Girl
1947         Smoky River Serenade
1947         Smooth Sailing
1947         Dark Delusion
1947         Web of Danger
1947         Fun on a Week-End
1947         Buck Privates Come Home
1947         The Sea of Grass
1947         The Beginning or the End
1947         The Pilgrim Lady
1946         The Show-Off
1946         Till the Clouds Roll By
1946         Plainsman and the Lady
1946         The Bachelor's Daughters
1946         Earl Carroll Sketchbook
1946         G.I. War Brides
1946         The Unknown
1946         Dark Alibi
1946         The Hoodlum Saint
1946         Swing Parade of 1946
1946         The Bandit of Sherwood Forest
1946         Gay Blades
1946         A Close Call for Boston Blackie
1945         Scarlet Street
1945         Getting Gertie's Garter
1945         She Wouldn't Say Yes
1945         A Game of Death
1945         Week-End at the Waldorf
1945         That Night with You
1945         Apology for Murder
1945         First Yank Into Tokyo
1945         The Hidden Eye
1945         Flame of Barbary Coast
1945         The Valley of Decision
1945         The Master Key
1945         A Guy, a Gal and a Pal
1945         She Gets Her Man
1945         I Was a Criminal
1944         Port of 40 Thieves
1944         Janie
1944         Louisiana Hayride
1944         Bathing Beauty
1944         Hat Check Honey
1944         Captain America
1943         The Woman of the Town
1943         What a Woman!
1943         There's Something About a Soldier
1943         His Butler's Sister
1943         Northern Pursuit
1943         Someone to Remember
1943         Three Hearts for Julia
1943         Follow the Band
1943         King of the Cowboys
1943         Air Raid Wardens
1943         Harrigan's Kid
1942         Tennessee Johnson
1942         Behind the Eight Ball
1942         Strictly in the Groove
1942         Hitler--Dead or Alive
1942         Springtime in the Rockies
1942         Keeping Fit
1942         King of the Mounties
1942         Blondie for Victory
1942         Wings for the Eagle
1942         Lady in a Jam
1942         Tarzan's New York Adventure
1942         Pacific Rendezvous
1942         We Were Dancing
1942         Fingers at the Window
1942         Ship Ahoy
1942         To the Shores of Tripoli
1942         Butch Minds the Baby
1942         Joe Smith, American
1942         Ride 'Em Cowboy
1942         Sealed Lips
1941         Pacific Blackout
1941         They Died with Their Boots On
1941         Public Enemies
1941         Great Guns
1941         Buy Me That Town
1941         Honky Tonk
1941         Unexpected Uncle
1941         Doctors Don't Tell
1941         The Pittsburgh Kid
1941         The Little Foxes
1941         Dive Bomber
1941         Hold That Ghost
1941         The Parson of Panamint
1941         Sergeant York
1941         The Big Store
1941         Blood and Sand
1941         The Great Lie
1941         Man Made Monster
1941         Ellery Queen's Penthouse Mystery
1941         The Man Who Lost Himself
1941         Here Comes Happiness
1941         A Man Betrayed
1941         The Strawberry Blonde
1941         Western Union
1941         Arkansas Judge
1940         Love Thy Neighbor
1940         Santa Fe Trail
1940         No, No, Nanette
1940         A Night at Earl Carroll's
1940         Lady with Red Hair
1940         The Bank Dick
1940         Junior G-Men
1940         East of the River
1940         Seven Sinners
1940         Nobody's Children
1940         Fugitive from a Prison Camp
1940         The Return of Frank James
1940         Sporting Blood
1940         Queen of the Mob
1940         The Mortal Storm
1940         Earthbound
1940         Enemy Agent
1940         Virginia City
1940         Johnny Apollo
1940         Parole Fixer
1940         The Blue Bird
1939         Swanee River
1939         The Big Guy
1939         The Honeymoon's Over
1939         Joe and Ethel Turp Call on the President
1939         Rulers of the Sea
1939         Bad Little Angel
1939         Hollywood Cavalcade
1939         Rio
1939         The Real Glory
1939         Our Leading Citizen
1939         Stanley and Livingstone
1939         Hotel for Women
1939         Hotel Imperial
1939         Man of Conquest
1939         Union Pacific
1939         East Side of Heaven
1939         The Story of Alexander Graham Bell
1939         The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle
1939         I Was a Convict
1939         The Three Musketeers
1939         Honolulu
1939         Boy Slaves
1939         Boy Trouble
1939         North of Shanghai
1939         America's Safest Tire
1938         Kentucky
1938         That Certain Age
1938         Fugitives for a Night
1938         You Can't Take It with You
1938         Gateway
1938         Little Miss Broadway
1938         Men with Wings
1938         Kidnapped
1938         The Big Broadcast of 1938
1937         Wise Girl
1937         Clipped Wings
1937         The Westland Case
1937         Partners in Crime
1937         Fit for a King
1937         The Man Who Cried Wolf
1937         The Big Shot
1937         The Toast of New York
1937         A Dangerous Adventure
1937         On Again-Off Again
1937         The Wildcatter
1937         Fifty Roads to Town
1937         Pick a Star
1937         It Happened Out West
1937         Criminals of the Air
1937         Let Them Live
1937         King of Gamblers
1937         Midnight Taxi
1937         Maytime
1937         23 1/2 Hours Leave
1937         Espionage
1937         Girl Overboard
1937         Secret Valley
1937         In Old Chicago
1937         We Who Are About to Die
1936         Dodge City Trail
1936         Laughing at Trouble
1936         The Accusing Finger
1936         Mad Holiday
1936         Sea Spoilers
1936         Fifteen Maiden Lane
1936         The General Died at Dawn
1936         Straight from the Shoulder
1936         Grand Jury
1936         Spendthrift
1936         Bunker Bean
1936         Ticket to Paradise
1936         Trapped by Television
1936         Hearts in Bondage
1936         Fatal Lady
1936         Special Investigator
1936         Woman Trap
1936         Laughing Irish Eyes
1936         The Music Goes 'Round
1936         Follow the Fleet
1936         Rose-Marie
1936         Tough Guy
1936         Two in the Dark
1935         If You Could Only Coo
1935         Millions in the Air
1935         Grand Exit
1935         1,000 Dollars a Minute
1935         Charlie Chan in Shanghai
1935         Thunder in the Night
1935         Ladies Love Danger
1935         Dante's Inferno
1935         Lady Tubbs
1935         Honeymoon Limited
1935         Ladies Crave Excitement
1935         $10 Raise
1935         Go Into Your Dance
1935         Cardinal Richelieu
1935         While the Patient Slept
1935         Living on Velvet
1935         Sweet Music
1935         The Woman in Red
1935         Devil Dogs of the Air
1934         The Secret Bride
1934         Murder in the Clouds
1934         Babbitt
1934         Gentlemen Are Born
1934         The Firebird
1934         The St. Louis Kid
1934         Happiness Ahead
1934         The Case of the Howling Dog
1934         My Mummy's Arms
1934         Enlighten Thy Daughter
1933         Before Morning
1916         Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages
1915         The Birth of a Nation

Matinee Classics - Before Morning starring Leo Carrillo, Lora Baxter, Taylor Holmes, Blaine Cordner, Louise Prussing, Russell Hicks, Louise Jean Heydt, Jules Epailly, Constance Bretrand and Terry Carroll
Matinee Classics - Devil Dogs of the Air starring James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, Margaret Lindsay, Frank McHugh, John Arledge, Helen Lowell, Robert Barrat, Russell Hicks, William Davidson, Ward Bond and William 'Wild Bill' Elliott
Matinee Classics - Murder in the Clouds starring Lyle Talbot, Ann Dvorak, Gordon Westcott, Robert Light, George Cooper, Charles Wilson, Henry O'Neill and Russell Hicks
Matinee Classics - The Shanghai Chest starring Roland Winters, Mantan Moreland, Tim Ryan, Victor Sen Young, Deannie Best, Tristram Coffin, John Alvin, Russell Hicks, Pierre Watkin and Philip Van Zandt
Matinee Classics - Overland Telegraph starring Tim Holt, Richard Martin, Gail Davis, Hugh Beaumont, Mari Blanchard, George Nader, Robert J. Wilke, Cliff Clark, Russell Hicks, Robert Bray and Fred Graham
Matinee Classics - Return of Captain America starring Dick Purcell, Lorna Gray, Lionel Atwill, Charles Trowbridge, Russell Hicks, George J. Lewis, John Davidson, Norman Nesbitt, Frank Reicher, Hugh Sothern, Tom Chatterton, Robert Frazer, John Hamilton, Crane Whitley and Edward Keane
Matinee Classics - Scarlet Street starring Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett, Dan Duryea, Margaret Lindsay, Jess Barker, Rosalind Ivan, Arthur Loft, Charles Kemper, Russell Hicks, Samuel S. Hinds, Anita Sharp-Bolster, Vladimir Sokoloff, Cy Kendall and Tom Dillon
Matinee Classics - Secret Valley starring Richard Arlen, Virginia Grey, Jack Mulhall, Norman Willis, Syd Saylor, RUssell Hicks, Willie Fung and Maude Allen
Matinee Classics - Tarzan's New York Adventure starring Johnny Weismuller, Maureen O'Sullivan, Johnny Sheffield, Virginia Grey, Charles Bickford, Paul Kelly, Chill Wills, Cy Kendall, Russell Hicks, Howard Hickman, Charles Lane and Miles Mander
Matinee Classics - The Bank Dick starring W.C. Fields, Cora Witherspoon, Una Merkel, Evelyn Del Rio, Jessie Ralph, Franklin Pangborn, Shemp Howard, Richard Purcell, Grady Sutton, Russell Hicks, Pierre Watkin, Al Hill, George Moran, Bill Wolfe, Jack Norton, Pat West, Reed Hadley, Heather Wilde, Harlan Briggs and Bill Alston

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