Dick Wessel

Dick Wessel
1913 - 1965

Dick Wessel  American Actor


Dick Wessel (April 20, 1913 – April 20, 1965) was an American film actor. Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Wessel appeared in more than 270 films between 1935 and 1966. He is best remembered for his chilling portrayal of the ruthless strangler Harry &qu...

First Name Dick
Last Name Wessel
Age 52 (age at death) years
Birthday 20th April, 1913
Birthplace Wisconsin
Died 20th April, 1965
Zodiac Sign Aries
Nationality American
Occupation Actor
Year(s) Active 1935-1966
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The Ugly Dachshund1966 Eddie - Garbage Man (uncredited) Movie
Who Goes There?1965 Motorcycle Cop Movie
Daniel Boone1964 Moses Hennepin TV Show
Who's Minding the Store?1963 Traffic Cop (as Richard Wessel) Movie
Wives and Lovers1963 Mr. Liberti Movie
Arrest and Trial1963 Carnival Manager TV Show
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963 Officer TV Show
Grindl1963 Bus Driver TV Show
Kraft Suspense Theatre1963 Dusty TV Show
Petticoat Junction1963 Bink Sharfells TV Show
The Fugitive1963 Charley Hendricks TV Show
The Great Adventure1963 TV Show
Channing1963 Giacamo Marchetti TV Show
The Wide Country1962 The Bartender TV Show
McKeever & the Colonel1962 Whitey Adams TV Show
Room for One More1962 TV Show
Our Man Higgins1962 Joe TV Show
All in a Night's Work1961 Janitor (uncredited) Movie
Pocketful of Miracles1961 Governor of Florida (uncredited) Movie
87th Precinct1961 Howard Pitt TV Show
Ben Casey1961 Theatre Manager TV Show
Dr. Kildare1961 Sam Dlugash TV Show
Frontier Circus1961 Smith TV Show
The Investigators1961 Stanley TV Show
Thriller1960 Mr. Zimmer TV Show
The Gazebo1959 Louis the Louse (as Richard Wessel) Movie
Bonanza1959 Big Mike Campbell TV Show
Hennesey1959 Chief Davis TV Show
Laramie1959 Sam Higgins TV Show
Rawhide1959 Jed, Barker TV Show
Riverboat1959 Carney Kohler TV Show
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis1959 Edward J. McClusky, Aphrodite TV Show
The Twilight Zone1959 Charlie TV Show
Pony Express1959 Big Zack TV Show
Border Patrol1959 Captain Rattigan, Mulligan TV Show
No Time for Sergeants1958 Drunk Infantryman at Purple Grotto (uncredited) Movie
77 Sunset Strip1958 Stan TV Show
Lawman1958 Jed Thomas TV Show
Man with a Camera1958 Al Henchely TV Show
Peter Gunn1958 Yale Lubin TV Show
Pursuit1958 Diner operator TV Show
This Is Alice1958 Big Louie TV Show
Perry Mason1957 Transfer Man TV Show
Tales of Wells Fargo1957 Bill TV Show
The Thin Man1957 Willis Crossett TV Show
Trackdown1957 Matt Morris TV Show
Wagon Train1957 Biff TV Show
Zorro1957 Cpl. Delgado TV Show
Alcoa Theatre1957 Cedric Wychinski TV Show
Man Without a Gun1957 Carpenter TV Show
Tricky Chicks1957 Short Film
Around the World in Eighty Days1956 Train Engineer (uncredited) Movie
Broken Arrow1956 Bartender TV Show
Hey, Jeannie!1956 Trucker TV Show
Sheriff of Cochise1956 Challis TV Show
Telephone Time1956 TV Show
The Desperados Are in Town1956 Hank Green Movie
Andy Goes Wild1956 Andy's Brother-in-Law Movie
Chevron Hall of Stars1956 Holt TV Show
Francis in the Navy1955 Gas Station Attendant (uncredited) Movie
Rebel Without a Cause1955 Planetarium Guide (uncredited) Movie
Fury1955 TV Show
Gunsmoke1955 Sol Durham TV Show
Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre1955 Driver TV Show
Navy Log1955 Dante Lacava TV Show
The Eternal Sea1955 Mike, Rivet Tosser (uncredited) Movie
Frontier1955 Hank TV Show
Stage 71955 Curly TV Show
Bowery to Bagdad1955 Gus (as Richard Wessel) Movie
G.I. Dood It1955 Sgt. Flint (as Richard Wessel) Short Film
Them!1954 Railroad Detective (uncredited) Movie
December Bride1954 TV Show
Father Knows Best1954 Officer TV Show
It's a Great Life1954 Eddie, Sergeant TV Show
Lassie1954 Fred Brockway TV Show
Studio 571954 Alvin T. 'Bear' Bristow TV Show
The Lone Wolf1954 Bill Basey TV Show
Untamed Heiress1954 Cruncher (uncredited) Movie
Mayor of the Town1954 Henry TV Show
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes1953 Chez Louis Nightclub Patron (uncredited) Movie
Let's Do It Again1953 Ajax Moving Man (as Richard Wessel) Movie
The Caddy1953 Caddy Who Rips Towel (uncredited) Movie
The Lawless Breed1953 Marv (uncredited) Movie
Make Room for Daddy1953 Jay Sandrich, Officer Burton TV Show
The Life of Riley1953 Squarehead Malloy, Squarehead Malibu TV Show
Flight Nurse1953 Sergeant (uncredited) Movie
Champ for a Day1953 'Speedtrap' Calhoun - Policeman (as Richard Wessel) Movie
Fresh Painter1953 Painter Movie
Because You're Mine1952 Sgt. Grogan (uncredited) Movie
Blackbeard, the Pirate1952 Dutchman Movie
Just for You1952 Master Sergeant, Air Force Recruiter (uncredited) Movie
Love Is Better Than Ever1952 Smitty Movie
Rancho Notorious1952 Deputy (uncredited) Movie
The Belle of New York1952 With Wedding Gift of Stolen Silver (uncredited) Movie
Young Man with Ideas1952 Eddie Tasling Movie
Death Valley Days1952 Jericho Brown TV Show
My Little Margie1952 TV Show
The Abbott and Costello Show1952 Bill Hart, Larry TV Show
The Ford Television Theatre1952 Tom O'Brien TV Show
The WAC from Walla Walla1952 Sgt. Malone Movie
An American in Paris1951 Ben Macrow (uncredited) Movie
Flying Leathernecks1951 Mess Sergeant (uncredited) Movie
Francis Goes to the Races1951 Chuck (uncredited) Movie
M1951 Policeman Ticketing Jaywalker (uncredited) Movie
Strangers on a Train1951 Bill (uncredited) Movie
Texas Carnival1951 Concessionaire #1 Movie
The Texas Rangers1951 Arkansas (uncredited) Movie
Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok1951 Willard Crane TV Show
Corky of Gasoline Alley1951 Pudge McKay Movie
Gasoline Alley1951 Pudge Movie
Her First Romance1951 Night Watchman (uncredited) Movie
Honeychile1951 Bartender Movie
The Barefoot Mailman1951 Theron Henchman (uncredited) Movie
The Scarf1951 Sid - Drunk cowboy Movie
Life with Buster Keaton1951 Juicy James TV Show
Reunion in Reno1951 Taxi Driver Movie
Trouble In-Laws1951 Jealous Husband Movie
Father of the Bride1950 Moving Man with Chandelier (uncredited) Movie
Harvey1950 Mr. Cracker (uncredited) Movie
Key to the City1950 Washing Car in Hotel Basement (uncredited) Movie
Kill the Umpire1950 Catcher (uncredited) Movie
The Jackie Robinson Story1950 Tough Lodge Member in Stands (uncredited) Movie
The Kid from Texas1950 Deputy Bart, the Jailer (uncredited) Movie
Wabash Avenue1950 John Electrician (uncredited) Movie
The Jack Benny Program1950 Man TV Show
Beware of Blondie1950 Mailman Movie
Love That Brute1950 Fats Leslie, Gangster (uncredited) Movie
Watch the Birdie1950 Man Who Undresses (uncredited) Movie
Blondie's Hero1950 Mailman (uncredited) Movie
Frontier Outpost1950 Drill Sergeant (uncredited) Movie
He's a Cockeyed Wonder1950 Delivery Van Driver (uncredited) Movie
Punchy Cowpunchers1950 Sgt. Mullins Short Film
His Baiting Beauty1950 Gorgeous Gus Movie
Dizzy Yardbird1950 Sergeant Flint Movie
Foy Meets Girl1950 Short Film
Groan and Grunt1950 Bone Crusher McGee Short Film
Put Some Money in the Pot1950 Landlady's Protective Brother Movie
Canadian Pacific1949 Bailey (as Richard Wessel) Movie
On the Town1949 Sailor Kovarsky (uncredited) Movie
Sands of Iwo Jima1949 Grenade Instructor (uncredited) Movie
Slattery's Hurricane1949 Cabbie (uncredited) Movie
Take Me Out to the Ball Game1949 Umpire Movie
The Green Promise1949 Mr. Clairborne (uncredited) Movie
Thieves' Highway1949 Cab Driver (uncredited) Movie
Tulsa1949 Joker (uncredited) Movie
Fireside Theatre1949 TV Show
The Lone Ranger1949 Suede Nelson TV Show
Bad Men of Tombstone1949 Bartender (uncredited) Movie
Blondie Hits the Jackpot1949 Mailman Movie
A Southern Yankee1948 Hospital Orderly (uncredited) Movie
Good Sam1948 Melvin Z. Wurtzberger, the Bus Driver (uncredited) Movie
Hollow Triumph1948 Bullseye's Sidekick (uncredited) Movie
Pitfall1948 Desk Sergeant (as Dick Wassel) Movie
The Babe Ruth Story1948 First Mate (scenes deleted) Movie
The Fuller Brush Man1948 Police Sergeant (uncredited) Movie
The Mating of Millie1948 Bus Driver (uncredited) Movie
Unknown Island1948 Sanderson, 1st Mate (as Richard Wessel) Movie
When My Baby Smiles at Me1948 Sailor (uncredited) Movie
River Lady1948 Logger (uncredited) Movie
Dig That Gold1948 Mr. Billings Movie
Eight-Ball Andy1948 Claude Beasley Short Film
Billie Gets Her Man1948 Movie
Flat Feat1948 Short Film
Two Nuts in a Rut1948 Horrible Higgins, wrestler Short Film
13 Rue Madeleine1947 Gestapo Officer (uncredited) Movie
California1947 Blacksmith (uncredited) Movie
High Wall1947 Jim Hale - Orderly (uncredited) Movie
It Happened in Brooklyn1947 Cop (uncredited) Movie
Killer McCoy1947 Burns Sr. (uncredited) Movie
Living in a Big Way1947 Sailor in Clothing Store (uncredited) Movie
Magic Town1947 Moving Man (uncredited) Movie
Merton of the Movies1947 Chick Movie
The Long Night1947 State Policeman (uncredited) Movie
Fright Night1947 Chopper Kane Short Film
The Millerson Case1947 Clem Ogle, Blacksmith (uncredited) Movie
Blondes Away1947 Hotel Detective Movie
Blondie's Big Moment1947 Charlie - the Bus Driver (uncredited) Movie
Do or Diet1947 Old Boy Friend Short Film
In Room 3031947 Short Film
Wife to Spare1947 Claude Upton Movie
Hot Heir1947 Neighbor Movie
Nervous Shakedown1947 Short Film
Radio Romeo1947 Hotel Detective Movie
Hectic Honeymoon1947 Duffy, House Detective Short Film
Wife Tames Wolf1947 Movie
Black Angel1946 Mavis' Doorman (uncredited) Movie
Dick Tracy vs. Cueball1946 Cueball Movie
Blonde Alibi1946 Detective (uncredited) Movie
Gallant Bess1946 Marine (uncredited) Movie
In Fast Company1946 Pete - Cabbie Movie
In Old Sacramento1946 Oscar Movie
No Leave, No Love1946 Navy Man at Union Station (uncredited) Movie
Young Widow1946 Cab Driver (uncredited) Movie
Little Miss Big1946 Private Detective (uncredited) Movie
Noisy Neighbors1946 Secondary Supporting Role (uncredited) Movie
Slappily Married1946 Eddie--Honey's Fiance Movie
Pardon My Terror1946 Luke Short Film
Andy Plays Hookey1946 Claude, Andy's Brother-in-Law Short Film
So's Your Antenna1946 Gangster Short Film
Dakota1945 Roughneck in Saloon (uncredited) Movie
Scarlet Street1945 Detective (uncredited) Movie
What Next, Corporal Hargrove?1945 Military Police Officer (uncredited) Movie
An American Romance1944 Baseball Game Spectator Behind Stefan (uncredited) Movie
Action in the North Atlantic1943 Cherub Joe (uncredited) Movie
King of the Cowboys1943 Hershel (uncredited) Movie
Assignment in Brittany1943 German Sergeant (uncredited) Movie
Silver Spurs1943 Buck Walters Movie
Three Hearts for Julia1943 Soldier-Stage Manager (uncredited) Movie
Yanks Ahoy1943 Ship Cargo Seaman (uncredited) Movie
False Faces1943 Detective Mallory Movie
A Gentle Gangster1943 Steve Parker Movie
Gentleman Jim1942 Referee (uncredited) Movie
Sunday Punch1942 Maxie, Ken's Handler (uncredited) Movie
Tarzan's New York Adventure1942 First Cab Driver (uncredited) Movie
X Marks the Spot1942 Henchman Dizzy Movie
Yankee Doodle Dandy1942 Union Army Veteran #2 on Caisson (uncredited) Movie
Bells of Capistrano1942 Mug, Sign-Poster #2 (uncredited) Movie
Brooklyn Orchid1942 Al, Cab Driver (uncredited) Movie
Fall In1942 Army Barber (uncredited) Movie
Friendly Enemies1942 Delivery man Movie
Hay Foot1942 Mailman (uncredited) Movie
Highways by Night1942 Waiter (uncredited) Movie
Joe Smith, American1942 Aircraft Plant Worker (uncredited) Movie
Romance on the Range1942 Jailer (uncredited) Movie
Sunset Serenade1942 Antlers Bartender (uncredited) Movie
The Bugle Sounds1942 Jerry - Saboteur (uncredited) Movie
The Traitor Within1942 Henchman Otis Movie
Two Mugs from Brooklyn1942 Al - Cab Driver (uncredited) Movie
You Can't Escape Forever1942 Moxie - Greer's Henchman (uncredited) Movie
About Face1942 Bartender Charlie Movie
Enemy Agents Meet Ellery Queen1942 The Big Sailor Movie
Dangerously They Live1941 Grant, Psychopathic Ward Guard (uncredited) Movie
Dive Bomber1941 Mechanic Who Helps Joe with Pressure Suit (uncredited) Movie
Manpower1941 Lineman at Cafe Counter (uncredited) Movie
Men of Boys Town1941 Husky Brother of Homely Girl at Dance (uncredited) Movie
Navy Blues1941 Petty Officer (uncredited) Movie
Penny Serenade1941 Joe Connor, Man Dancing with Dotty (uncredited) Movie
Tanks a Million1941 Pvt. Monkman Movie
The Strawberry Blonde1941 Barber Shop Hanger-on (uncredited) Movie
They Died with Their Boots On1941 SSgt. Brown (uncredited) Movie
You're in the Army Now1941 Supply Man - Shoes (uncredited) Movie
Dangerous Lady1941 Officer Donahue (uncredited) Movie
Desert Bandit1941 Henchman Hawk Movie
Red River Valley1941 Lumber Deliverer (uncredited) Movie
Steel Against the Sky1941 Mike - Diner Customer (uncredited) Movie
The Great Train Robbery1941 Gorman Movie
The People vs. Dr. Kildare1941 Blood Donor (uncredited) Movie
Lucky Devils1941 Simmons (uncredited) Movie
Model Wife1941 Laundry Man (uncredited) Movie
Brother Orchid1940 Buffalo Burns (as Dick Wessell) Movie
Castle on the Hudson1940 Convict Messenger (uncredited) Movie
City for Conquest1940 Cab Driver by Fire (uncredited) Movie
Flight Command1940 Big Sailor on Downed Seaplane (uncredited) Movie
Flowing Gold1940 Man on Dance Floor (uncredited) Movie
The Howards of Virginia1940 Backwoodsman (uncredited) Movie
They Drive by Night1940 Driver in Cafe (uncredited) Movie
Cafe Hostess1940 Henchman Willie Movie
So You Won't Talk1940 Dopey Movie
The Border Legion1940 Oscar Red McGooney Movie
Framed1940 Al (uncredited) Movie
Sandy Is a Lady1940 Truck Driver (uncredited) Movie
Blackwell's Island1939 Convict (uncredited) Movie
Dust Be My Destiny1939 Customer (uncredited) Movie
Hitler - Beast of Berlin1939 Prison Guard Buchman (uncredited) Movie
The Roaring Twenties1939 Fletcher's Mechanic (uncredited) Movie
They Made Me a Criminal1939 Collucci Movie
I Stole a Million1939 2nd Cop (uncredited) Movie
Main Street Lawyer1939 Gangster (uncredited) Movie
The Cowboy Quarterback1939 Gyp Galbraith - Packers Player (uncredited) Movie
The Kid from Kokomo1939 Shadowboxer (uncredited) Movie
Missing Daughters1939 Brick McGirk Movie
They All Come Out1939 Moxie (uncredited) Movie
An Hour for Lunch1939 Drugstore Lunch Counterman (uncredited) Short Film
A Slight Case of Murder1938 Partygoer Popping Cork (uncredited) Movie
Angels with Dirty Faces1938 Man in Pool Room Slugged by Father Connelly (uncredited) Movie
Hawk of the Wilderness1938 Henchman Dirk Movie
Racket Busters1938 Truck Driver (uncredited) Movie
Submarine Patrol1938 Dock Shore Patrolman (facing camera) (uncredited) Movie
The Crowd Roars1938 Fighter at Gym (uncredited) Movie
Yellow Jack1938 Cavalryman (uncredited) Movie
Arson Gang Busters1938 Slugs Movie
Over the Wall1938 Convict in Machine Shop with Gyp (uncredited) Movie
San Quentin1937 Trusty (uncredited) Movie
Slim1937 Ed (as Dick Wessell) Movie
Border Cafe1937 Jaillbird (uncredited) Movie
Round-Up Time in Texas1937 Henchman Craig Johnson Movie
Submarine D-11937 Sailor (uncredited) Movie
The Game That Kills1937 'Leapfrog' Soule Movie
They Gave Him a Gun1937 German Machine Gunner (uncredited) Movie
White Bondage1937 Beans Clerk (uncredited) Movie
The Jones Family in Borrowing Trouble1937 Joe Movie
Prescription for Romance1937 Sailor (uncredited) Movie
Ace Drummond1936 Henchman Boris (uncredited) Movie
Fury1936 Bodyguard (uncredited) Movie
Small Town Girl1936 College Boy in Car (uncredited) Movie
The Gay Desperado1936 On-Screen Gangster (uncredited) Movie
The Adventures of Frank Merriwell1936 Joe (uncredited) Movie
Half Shot Shooters1936 Gunnery Soldier (uncredited) Short Film
Bonnie Scotland1935 Blacksmith's Helper (uncredited) Movie
Eight Bells1935 Bosun (uncredited) Movie
In Spite of Danger1935 Monk Grady Movie
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