Dick Wessel

Dick Wessel
1913 - 1965

Dick Wessel  American Actor


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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

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 "Cueball" Lake in Dick Tracy vs. Cueball.

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The Ugly Dachshund1966Eddie - Garbage Man (uncredited)Movie
Who Goes There?1965Motorcycle CopMovie
Daniel Boone1964Moses HennepinTV Show
Who's Minding the Store?1963Traffic Cop (as Richard Wessel)Movie
Wives and Lovers1963Mr. LibertiMovie
Arrest and Trial1963Carnival ManagerTV Show
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963OfficerTV Show
Grindl1963Bus DriverTV Show
Kraft Suspense Theatre1963DustyTV Show
Petticoat Junction1963Bink SharfellsTV Show
The Fugitive1963Charley HendricksTV Show
The Great Adventure1963TV Show
Channing1963Giacamo MarchettiTV Show
The Wide Country1962The BartenderTV Show
McKeever & the Colonel1962Whitey AdamsTV Show
Room for One More1962TV Show
Our Man Higgins1962JoeTV Show
All in a Night's Work1961Janitor (uncredited)Movie
Pocketful of Miracles1961Governor of Florida (uncredited)Movie
87th Precinct1961Howard PittTV Show
Ben Casey1961Theatre ManagerTV Show
Dr. Kildare1961Sam DlugashTV Show
Frontier Circus1961SmithTV Show
The Investigators1961StanleyTV Show
Thriller1960Mr. ZimmerTV Show
The Gazebo1959Louis the Louse (as Richard Wessel)Movie
Bonanza1959Big Mike CampbellTV Show
Hennesey1959Chief DavisTV Show
Laramie1959Sam HigginsTV Show
Rawhide1959Jed, BarkerTV Show
Riverboat1959Carney KohlerTV Show
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis1959Edward J. McClusky, AphroditeTV Show
The Twilight Zone1959CharlieTV Show
Pony Express1959Big ZackTV Show
Border Patrol1959Captain Rattigan, MulliganTV Show
No Time for Sergeants1958Drunk Infantryman at Purple Grotto (uncredited)Movie
77 Sunset Strip1958StanTV Show
Lawman1958Jed ThomasTV Show
Man with a Camera1958Al HenchelyTV Show
Peter Gunn1958Yale LubinTV Show
Pursuit1958Diner operatorTV Show
This Is Alice1958Big LouieTV Show
Perry Mason1957Transfer ManTV Show
Tales of Wells Fargo1957BillTV Show
The Thin Man1957Willis CrossettTV Show
Trackdown1957Matt MorrisTV Show
Wagon Train1957BiffTV Show
Zorro1957Cpl. DelgadoTV Show
Alcoa Theatre1957Cedric WychinskiTV Show
Man Without a Gun1957CarpenterTV Show
Tricky Chicks1957Short Film
Around the World in Eighty Days1956Train Engineer (uncredited)Movie
Broken Arrow1956BartenderTV Show
Hey, Jeannie!1956TruckerTV Show
Sheriff of Cochise1956ChallisTV Show
Telephone Time1956TV Show
The Desperados Are in Town1956Hank GreenMovie
Andy Goes Wild1956Andy's Brother-in-LawMovie
Chevron Hall of Stars1956HoltTV Show
Francis in the Navy1955Gas Station Attendant (uncredited)Movie
Rebel Without a Cause1955Planetarium Guide (uncredited)Movie
Fury1955FredTV Show
Gunsmoke1955Sol DurhamTV Show
Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre1955DriverTV Show
Navy Log1955Dante LacavaTV Show
The Eternal Sea1955Mike, Rivet Tosser (uncredited)Movie
Frontier1955HankTV Show
Stage 71955CurlyTV Show
Bowery to Bagdad1955Gus (as Richard Wessel)Movie
G.I. Dood It1955Sgt. Flint (as Richard Wessel)Short Film
Them!1954Railroad Detective (uncredited)Movie
December Bride1954TV Show
Father Knows Best1954OfficerTV Show
It's a Great Life1954Eddie, SergeantTV Show
Lassie1954Fred BrockwayTV Show
Studio 571954Alvin T. 'Bear' BristowTV Show
The Lone Wolf1954Bill BaseyTV Show
Untamed Heiress1954Cruncher (uncredited)Movie
Mayor of the Town1954HenryTV Show
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes1953Chez Louis Nightclub Patron (uncredited)Movie
Let's Do It Again1953Ajax Moving Man (as Richard Wessel)Movie
The Caddy1953Caddy Who Rips Towel (uncredited)Movie
The Lawless Breed1953Marv (uncredited)Movie
Make Room for Daddy1953Jay Sandrich, Officer BurtonTV Show
The Life of Riley1953Squarehead Malloy, Squarehead MalibuTV Show
Flight Nurse1953Sergeant (uncredited)Movie
Champ for a Day1953'Speedtrap' Calhoun - Policeman (as Richard Wessel)Movie
Fresh Painter1953PainterMovie
Because You're Mine1952Sgt. Grogan (uncredited)Movie
Blackbeard, the Pirate1952DutchmanMovie
Just for You1952Master Sergeant, Air Force Recruiter (uncredited)Movie
Love Is Better Than Ever1952SmittyMovie
Rancho Notorious1952Deputy (uncredited)Movie
The Belle of New York1952With Wedding Gift of Stolen Silver (uncredited)Movie
Young Man with Ideas1952Eddie TaslingMovie
Death Valley Days1952Jericho BrownTV Show
My Little Margie1952TV Show
The Abbott and Costello Show1952Bill Hart, LarryTV Show
The Ford Television Theatre1952Tom O'BrienTV Show
The WAC from Walla Walla1952Sgt. MaloneMovie
An American in Paris1951Ben Macrow (uncredited)Movie
Flying Leathernecks1951Mess Sergeant (uncredited)Movie
Francis Goes to the Races1951Chuck (uncredited)Movie
M1951Policeman Ticketing Jaywalker (uncredited)Movie
Strangers on a Train1951Bill (uncredited)Movie
Texas Carnival1951Concessionaire #1Movie
The Texas Rangers1951Arkansas (uncredited)Movie
Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok1951Willard CraneTV Show
Corky of Gasoline Alley1951Pudge McKayMovie
Gasoline Alley1951PudgeMovie
Her First Romance1951Night Watchman (uncredited)Movie
The Barefoot Mailman1951Theron Henchman (uncredited)Movie
The Scarf1951Sid - Drunk CowboyMovie
Life with Buster Keaton1951Juicy JamesTV Show
Reunion in Reno1951Taxi DriverMovie
Trouble In-Laws1951Sandor - Jealous HusbandMovie
Father of the Bride1950Moving Man with Chandelier (uncredited)Movie
Harvey1950Mr. Cracker (uncredited)Movie
Key to the City1950Washing Car in Hotel Basement (uncredited)Movie
Kill the Umpire1950Catcher (uncredited)Movie
The Jackie Robinson Story1950Tough Lodge Member in Stands (uncredited)Movie
The Kid from Texas1950Deputy Bart, the Jailer (uncredited)Movie
Wabash Avenue1950John Electrician (uncredited)Movie
The Jack Benny Program1950ManTV Show
Beware of Blondie1950MailmanMovie
Love That Brute1950Fats Leslie, Gangster (uncredited)Movie
Watch the Birdie1950Man Who Undresses (uncredited)Movie
Blondie's Hero1950Mailman (uncredited)Movie
Frontier Outpost1950Drill Sergeant (uncredited)Movie
He's a Cockeyed Wonder1950Delivery Van Driver (uncredited)Movie
Punchy Cowpunchers1950Sgt. MullinsShort Film
His Baiting Beauty1950Gorgeous GusMovie
Dizzy Yardbird1950Sergeant FlintMovie
Foy Meets Girl1950Short Film
Groan and Grunt1950Bone Crusher McGeeShort Film
Put Some Money in the Pot1950Landlady's Protective BrotherMovie
Canadian Pacific1949Bailey (as Richard Wessel)Movie
On the Town1949Sailor Kovarsky (uncredited)Movie
Sands of Iwo Jima1949Grenade Instructor (uncredited)Movie
Slattery's Hurricane1949Taxi Driver (uncredited)Movie
Take Me Out to the Ball Game1949UmpireMovie
The Green Promise1949Mr. Clairborne (uncredited)Movie
Thieves' Highway1949Cab Driver (uncredited)Movie
Tulsa1949Joker (uncredited)Movie
Fireside Theatre1949TV Show
The Lone Ranger1949Suede NelsonTV Show
Bad Men of Tombstone1949Bartender (uncredited)Movie
Blondie Hits the Jackpot1949MailmanMovie
A Southern Yankee1948Hospital Orderly (uncredited)Movie
Good Sam1948Melvin Z. Wurtzberger, the Bus Driver (uncredited)Movie
Hollow Triumph1948Bullseye's Sidekick (uncredited)Movie
Pitfall1948Desk Sergeant (as Dick Wassel)Movie
The Babe Ruth Story1948First Mate (scenes deleted)Movie
The Fuller Brush Man1948Police Sergeant (uncredited)Movie
The Mating of Millie1948Bus Driver (uncredited)Movie
Unknown Island1948Sanderson, 1st Mate (as Richard Wessel)Movie
When My Baby Smiles at Me1948Sailor (uncredited)Movie
River Lady1948Logger (uncredited)Movie
Dig That Gold1948Mr. BillingsMovie
Eight-Ball Andy1948Claude BeasleyShort Film
Billie Gets Her Man1948Mr. McGonagleMovie
Flat Feat1948Toledo Thompson, aka Egbert L. ThompsonShort Film
Two Nuts in a Rut1948Horrible Higgins, wrestlerShort Film
13 Rue Madeleine1947Gestapo Officer (uncredited)Movie
California1947Blacksmith (uncredited)Movie
High Wall1947Jim Hale - Orderly (uncredited)Movie
It Happened in Brooklyn1947Cop (uncredited)Movie
Killer McCoy1947Burns Sr. (uncredited)Movie
Living in a Big Way1947Sailor in Clothing Store (uncredited)Movie
Magic Town1947Moving Man (uncredited)Movie
Merton of the Movies1947ChickMovie
The Long Night1947State Policeman (uncredited)Movie
Fright Night1947Chopper KaneShort Film
The Millerson Case1947Clem Ogle, Blacksmith (uncredited)Movie
Blondes Away1947Hotel DetectiveMovie
Blondie's Big Moment1947Charlie - the Bus Driver (uncredited)Movie
Do or Diet1947Old Boy FriendShort Film
In Room 3031947Short Film
Wife to Spare1947Claude UptonMovie
Hot Heir1947NeighborMovie
Nervous Shakedown1947Short Film
Radio Romeo1947Hotel DetectiveMovie
Hectic Honeymoon1947Duffy, House DetectiveShort Film
Wife Tames Wolf1947Movie
Black Angel1946Mavis' Doorman (uncredited)Movie
Dick Tracy vs. Cueball1946CueballMovie
Blonde Alibi1946Detective (uncredited)Movie
Gallant Bess1946Marine (uncredited)Movie
In Fast Company1946Pete - CabbieMovie
In Old Sacramento1946OscarMovie
No Leave, No Love1946Navy Man at Union Station (uncredited)Movie
Young Widow1946Cab Driver (uncredited)Movie
Little Miss Big1946Private Detective (uncredited)Movie
Noisy Neighbors1946Secondary Supporting Role (uncredited)Movie
Slappily Married1946Eddie--Honey's FianceMovie
Pardon My Terror1946LukeShort Film
Andy Plays Hookey1946Claude, Andy's Brother-in-LawShort Film
So's Your Antenna1946GangsterShort Film
Dakota1945Roughneck in Saloon (uncredited)Movie
Scarlet Street1945Detective (uncredited)Movie
What Next, Corporal Hargrove?1945Military Police Officer (uncredited)Movie
An American Romance1944Baseball Game Spectator Behind Stefan (uncredited)Movie
Action in the North Atlantic1943Cherub Joe (uncredited)Movie
King of the Cowboys1943Hershel (uncredited)Movie
Assignment in Brittany1943German Sergeant (uncredited)Movie
Silver Spurs1943Buck WaltersMovie
Three Hearts for Julia1943Soldier-Stage Manager (uncredited)Movie
Yanks Ahoy1943Ship Cargo Seaman (uncredited)Movie
False Faces1943Detective MalloryMovie
A Gentle Gangster1943Steve ParkerMovie
Gentleman Jim1942Referee (uncredited)Movie
Sunday Punch1942Maxie, Ken's Handler (uncredited)Movie
Tarzan's New York Adventure1942First Cab Driver (uncredited)Movie
X Marks the Spot1942Henchman DizzyMovie
Yankee Doodle Dandy1942Union Army Veteran #2 on Caisson (uncredited)Movie
Bells of Capistrano1942Mug, Sign-Poster #2 (uncredited)Movie
Brooklyn Orchid1942Al, Cab Driver (uncredited)Movie
Fall In1942Army Barber (uncredited)Movie
Friendly Enemies1942Delivery manMovie
Hay Foot1942Mailman (uncredited)Movie
Highways by Night1942Waiter (uncredited)Movie
Joe Smith, American1942Aircraft Plant Worker (uncredited)Movie
Romance on the Range1942Jailer (uncredited)Movie
Sunset Serenade1942Antlers Bartender (uncredited)Movie
The Bugle Sounds1942Jerry - Saboteur (uncredited)Movie
The Traitor Within1942Henchman OtisMovie
Two Mugs from Brooklyn1942Al - Cab Driver (uncredited)Movie
You Can't Escape Forever1942Moxie - Greer's Henchman (uncredited)Movie
About Face1942Bartender CharlieMovie
Enemy Agents Meet Ellery Queen1942The Big SailorMovie
Dangerously They Live1941Grant, Psychopathic Ward Guard (uncredited)Movie
Dive Bomber1941Mechanic Who Helps Joe with Pressure Suit (uncredited)Movie
Manpower1941Lineman at Cafe Counter (uncredited)Movie
Men of Boys Town1941Husky Brother of Homely Girl at Dance (uncredited)Movie
Navy Blues1941Petty Officer (uncredited)Movie
Penny Serenade1941Joe Connor, Man Dancing with Dotty (uncredited)Movie
Tanks a Million1941Pvt. MonkmanMovie
The Strawberry Blonde1941Barber Shop Hanger-on (uncredited)Movie
They Died with Their Boots On1941SSgt. Brown (uncredited)Movie
You're in the Army Now1941Supply Man - Shoes (uncredited)Movie
Dangerous Lady1941Officer Donahue (uncredited)Movie
Desert Bandit1941Henchman HawkMovie
Red River Valley1941Lumber Deliverer (uncredited)Movie
Steel Against the Sky1941Mike - Diner Customer (uncredited)Movie
The Great Train Robbery1941GormanMovie
The People vs. Dr. Kildare1941Blood Donor (uncredited)Movie
Lucky Devils1941Simmons (uncredited)Movie
Model Wife1941Laundry Man (uncredited)Movie
Brother Orchid1940Buffalo Burns (as Dick Wessell)Movie
Castle on the Hudson1940Convict Messenger (uncredited)Movie
City for Conquest1940Cab Driver by Fire (uncredited)Movie
Flight Command1940Big Sailor on Downed Seaplane (uncredited)Movie
Flowing Gold1940Man on Dance Floor (uncredited)Movie
The Howards of Virginia1940Backwoodsman (uncredited)Movie
They Drive by Night1940Driver in Cafe (uncredited)Movie
Cafe Hostess1940Henchman WillieMovie
So You Won't Talk1940DopeyMovie
The Border Legion1940Oscar Red McGooneyMovie
Framed1940Al (uncredited)Movie
Sandy Is a Lady1940Truck Driver (uncredited)Movie
Blackwell's Island1939Convict (uncredited)Movie
Dust Be My Destiny1939Customer (uncredited)Movie
Hitler - Beast of Berlin1939Prison Guard Buchman (uncredited)Movie
The Roaring Twenties1939Fletcher's Mechanic (uncredited)Movie
They Made Me a Criminal1939CollucciMovie
I Stole a Million19392nd Cop (uncredited)Movie
Main Street Lawyer1939Gangster (uncredited)Movie
The Cowboy Quarterback1939Gyp Galbraith - Packers Player (uncredited)Movie
The Kid from Kokomo1939Shadowboxer (uncredited)Movie
Missing Daughters1939Brick McGirkMovie
They All Come Out1939Moxie (uncredited)Movie
An Hour for Lunch1939Drugstore Lunch Counterman (uncredited)Short Film
A Slight Case of Murder1938Partygoer Popping Cork (uncredited)Movie
Angels with Dirty Faces1938Man in Pool Room Slugged by Father Connelly (uncredited)Movie
Hawk of the Wilderness1938Henchman DirkMovie
Racket Busters1938Truck Driver (uncredited)Movie
Submarine Patrol1938Dock Shore Patrolman (facing camera) (uncredited)Movie
The Crowd Roars1938Fighter at Gym (uncredited)Movie
Yellow Jack1938Cavalryman (uncredited)Movie
Arson Gang Busters1938SlugsMovie
Over the Wall1938Convict in Machine Shop with Gyp (uncredited)Movie
San Quentin1937Trusty (uncredited)Movie
Slim1937Ed (as Dick Wessell)Movie
Border Cafe1937Jaillbird (uncredited)Movie
Round-Up Time in Texas1937Henchman Craig JohnsonMovie
Submarine D-11937Sailor (uncredited)Movie
The Game That Kills1937'Leapfrog' SouleMovie
They Gave Him a Gun1937German Machine Gunner (uncredited)Movie
White Bondage1937Beans Clerk (uncredited)Movie
The Jones Family in Borrowing Trouble1937JoeMovie
Prescription for Romance1937Sailor (uncredited)Movie
Ace Drummond1936Henchman Boris (uncredited)Movie
Fury1936Bodyguard (uncredited)Movie
Small Town Girl1936College Boy in Car (uncredited)Movie
The Gay Desperado1936On-Screen Gangster (uncredited)Movie
The Adventures of Frank Merriwell1936Joe (uncredited)Movie
Half Shot Shooters1936Gunnery Soldier (uncredited)Short Film
Bonnie Scotland1935Blacksmith's Helper (uncredited)Movie
Eight Bells1935Bosun (uncredited)Movie
In Spite of Danger1935Monk GradyMovie
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