J. Farrell MacDonald

J. MacDonald
1875 - 1952

J. Farrell MacDonald  American Actor


Joseph Farrell MacDonald (June 6, 1875 – August 2, 1952) was an American character actor and director. He played supporting roles and occasional leads. MacDonald, who was sometimes billed as "John Farrell Macdonald", "J.F. Mcdonald&quo...

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First Name J
Middle Name Farrell
Last Name Macdonald
Full Name at Birth Joseph Farrell MacDonald
Age 77 (age at death) years
Birthday 6th June, 1875
Birthplace Waterbury, Connecticut, USA
Died 2nd August, 1952
Place of Death Hollywood, CA
Cause of Death natural causes
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Build Average
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor, Film director, singer
Occupation Actor
Year(s) Active 1911-1951
Family Member Lorna Macdonald (daughter)
Associated People john ford
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Elopement1951 Mr. Simpson (uncredited) Movie
Golden Girl1951 Husband (uncredited) Movie
Here Comes the Groom1951 Husband on Airplane (uncredited) Movie
Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell1951 Mr. Kroeger (uncredited) Movie
Superman and the Mole-Men1951 Pop Shannon Movie
The Range Rider1951 Joe Harris TV Show
When Willie Comes Marching Home1950 Gilby - Pharmacist (uncredited) Movie
Woman on the Run1950 Sea Captain Movie
Dakota Lil1950 Ellis Movie
Hostile Country1950 Mr. Lane (uncredited) Movie
Mother Didn't Tell Me1950 Train Conductor (uncredited) Movie
The Daltons' Women1950 Stage Co. Rep. Alvin Movie
Fighting Man of the Plains1949 Partridge Movie
The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend1949 Sheriff Sweetser (uncredited) Movie
You're My Everything1949 Doorman (uncredited) Movie
Sand1949 Telegraph Operator (uncredited) Movie
Streets of San Francisco1949 Pop Lockhart Movie
The Dalton Gang1949 Judge Price Movie
Law of the Barbary Coast1949 Sergeant O'Leary Movie
Fury at Furnace Creek1948 Pops Murphy (uncredited) Movie
Sitting Pretty1948 Cop (uncredited) Movie
The Walls of Jericho1948 Bailiff (uncredited) Movie
Unfaithfully Yours1948 Stage Doorman (uncredited) Movie
When My Baby Smiles at Me1948 Doorman (uncredited) Movie
Whispering Smith1948 Bill Baggs Movie
Belle Starr's Daughter1948 Doc Benson Movie
If You Knew Susie1948 Police Sergeant (uncredited) Movie
Panhandle1948 Doc Cooper (as J.Farrell MacDonald) Movie
Shep Comes Home1948 Sheriff Cap Weatherby Movie
Trouble Preferred1948 Apartment House Manager (uncredited) Movie
Christmas Eve1947 Policeman (uncredited) Movie
The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer1947 Mac - Bailiff (uncredited) Movie
The Sin of Harold Diddlebock1947 Desk Sergeant (uncredited) Movie
Keeper of the Bees1947 Postmaster Movie
Thunder in the Valley1947 McPherson, Innkeeper (uncredited) Movie
Web of Danger1947 Scotty MacKronish - Bus Driver Movie
Behind Green Lights1946 O'Malley - Morgue Attendant (uncredited) Movie
It's a Wonderful Life1946 Man Whose Grandfather Planted Tree (uncredited) Movie
My Darling Clementine1946 Mac the Barman Movie
Smoky1946 Jim, the Cook Movie
Joe Palooka, Champ1946 Long-Count Bowman Movie
Goodbye, Weeds1946 Gardener Movie
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn1945 Carney The Junkman (uncredited) Movie
Fallen Angel1945 Bank Guard (uncredited) Movie
Hangover Square1945 Street Vendor (uncredited) Movie
Johnny Angel1945 Capt. Angel (as J. Farrell Macdonald) Movie
Nob Hill1945 Cabby with Katie (uncredited) Movie
Pillow of Death1945 The Graveyard Sexton (uncredited) Movie
The Dolly Sisters1945 Opera Stage Doorman (uncredited) Movie
Circumstantial Evidence1945 Jury Foreman (uncredited) Movie
Pardon My Past1945 Policeman (uncredited) Movie
Woman Who Came Back1945 Sheriff (as J. Farrel McDonald) Movie
Greenwich Village1944 Police Officer O'Shea (uncredited) Movie
Irish Eyes Are Smiling1944 Stage Doorman (uncredited) Movie
Pin Up Girl1944 Train Conductor (uncredited) Movie
The Great Moment1944 The Priest Movie
The Miracle of Morgan's Creek1944 Sheriff (uncredited) Movie
Follow the Leader1944 Clancy, Policeman Movie
Texas Masquerade1944 John Martindale Movie
Ladies of Washington1944 Night Watchman (uncredited) Movie
Shadow of Suspicion1944 Police Captain Mike Dolan Movie
Clancy Street Boys1943 Police Sgt. Flanagan (as J. Farrell McDonald) Movie
The Ape Man1943 Capt. O'Brien (as J. Farrel MacDonald) Movie
True to Life1943 Bit Role (uncredited) Movie
Harrigan's Kid1943 Frank (uncredited) Movie
Tiger Fangs1943 Geoffrey MacCardle Movie
Bowery at Midnight1942 Capt. Mitchell Movie
Captains of the Clouds1942 Dr. Neville (as J. Farrell Macdonald) Movie
Reap the Wild Wind1942 Port Captain (as J. Farrell Macdonald) Movie
The Living Ghost1942 Police Lt. 'Pete' Peterson Movie
The Palm Beach Story1942 Officer O'Donnell (uncredited) Movie
Private Snuffy Smith1942 General Rosewater Movie
Little Tokyo, U.S.A.1942 Capt. Wade Movie
One Thrilling Night1942 Police Sergeant Haggerty Movie
Phantom Killer1942 Police Captain Movie
Two Mugs from Brooklyn1942 Cop Movie
Wild Bill Hickok Rides1942 Judge Henry Hathaway Movie
Broadway Limited1941 RR Line Supt. Mulcahey (uncredited) Movie
Meet John Doe1941 'Sourpuss' Movie
Sullivan's Travels1941 Desk Sergeant (uncredited) Movie
The Great Lie1941 Dr. Ferguson Movie
In Old Cheyenne1941 Tim Casey Movie
Law of the Timber1941 Adams Movie
Riders of the Timberline1941 Jim Kerrigan Movie
Dark Command1940 Dave Movie
The Light of Western Stars1940 Bill Stillwell - Rancher Movie
I Take This Oath1940 Insp. Tim Ryan Movie
Knights of the Range1940 Cappy Movie
Stagecoach War1940 Jeff Chapman Movie
The Last Alarm1940 Jim Hadley Movie
Untamed1940 Doctor Billar Movie
Pony Express Days1940 Nevada Jim (as J. Farrell McDonald) Short Film
Friendly Neighbors1940 Sheiff Potts Movie
Prairie Law1940 Sheriff Jim Austin Movie
East Side of Heaven1939 Doorman (uncredited) Movie
Susannah of the Mounties1939 Pat O'Hannegan Movie
The Housekeeper's Daughter1939 Captain (uncredited) Movie
The Lone Ranger Rides Again1939 Craig Dolan Movie
They Shall Have Music1939 Police Chief (uncredited) Movie
Zenobia1939 Judge Movie
Coast Guard1939 Capt. Hansen (uncredited) Movie
Conspiracy1939 Captain of the Falcon Movie
Full Confession1939 Joe, Police Sergeant (uncredited) Movie
The Gentleman from Arizona1939 Wild Bill Coburn Movie
Mickey the Kid1939 Sheriff J.J. Willoughby Movie
Little Orphan Annie1938 'Pop' Corrigan Movie
State Police1938 Charlie Wheeler (Mine Owner) Movie
Submarine Patrol1938 CWO 'Sails' Quincannon Movie
The Crowd Roars1938 Father Ryan Movie
There Goes My Heart1938 Officer Movie
White Banners1938 Dr. Thompson (as J. Farrell McDonald) Movie
Barefoot Boy1938 Warden Movie
Come On, Rangers1938 Colonel Forbes Movie
Gang Bullets1938 Chief Reardon Movie
Extortion1938 Coach Pearson Movie
The Last Express1938 William Barton (Detective Agency Head) Movie
My Old Kentucky Home1938 Mayor Jim Hopkins Movie
Numbered Woman1938 Movie
Maid of Salem1937 Captain of Ship Movie
Parnell1937 Irish Laborer (uncredited) Movie
Slave Ship1937 Proprietor Movie
Slim1937 Pop Movie
Topper1937 Policeman (as J. Farrell McDonald) Movie
Courage of the West1937 Buck Saunders Movie
Flying Fists1937 Bill 'One-Punch' Fagin Movie
The Hit Parade1937 Sgt. O'Hara Movie
My Dear Miss Aldrich1937 'Doc' Howe Movie
The Game That Kills1937 Joe Holland Movie
County Fair1937 Calvin Williams - Julie's Father Movie
Silent Barriers1937 Major Rogers (as J.Farrell Macdonald) Movie
Roaring Timber1937 Andrew MacKinley Movie
Riffraff1936 'Brains' McCall Movie
Show Boat1936 Windy Movie
Exclusive Story1936 Michael Devlin Movie
Florida Special1936 Captain Timothy Harrigan Movie
Mysterious Crossing1936 Police Chief Bullock Movie
Front Page Woman1935 Hallohan Movie
Our Little Girl1935 Mr. Tramp Movie
Romance in Manhattan1935 Officer Murphy Movie
Shadows of the Orient1935 Inspector Sullivan Movie
Star of Midnight1935 Police Inspector Doremus Movie
The Farmer Takes a Wife1935 Movie
The Irish in Us1935 Capt. Jackson Movie
The Whole Town's Talking1935 Prison Warden (uncredited) Movie
Danger Ahead1935 Harry Cromwell - City Editor Movie
Let 'em Have It1935 Mr. Keefer Movie
Maybe It's Love1935 The Cop Movie
Northern Frontier1935 Inspector McKenzie Movie
Stormy1935 Trinidad Dorn Movie
The Arizonian1935 Marshal Andy Jordan Movie
The Best Man Wins1935 Captain--Harbor Patrol Movie
The Healer1935 Applejack Movie
Waterfront Lady1935 Capt. O'Brien Movie
Fighting Youth1935 Coach Parker Movie
Square Shooter1935 Sheriff Movie
Swellhead1935 Umpire Movie
Hitch Hike Lady1935 Judge Hale Movie
The Cat's-Paw1934 Shigley (as J. Farrell Macdonald) Movie
The Crosby Case1934 The Doorman- Mike Costello Movie
Beggar's Holiday1934 Pop Malloy Movie
The Crime Doctor1934 Kemp Movie
Man of Two Worlds1934 Michael Movie
Once to Every Woman1934 Flannigan Movie
She Made Her Bed1934 Bookmaker (uncredited) Movie
Peg o' My Heart1933 Patrick Shamus 'Pat' O'Connell Movie
The Power and the Glory1933 Mulligan Movie
The Working Man1933 Hank Davidson Movie
I Loved a Woman1933 Shuster Movie
Laughing at Life1933 Prison Warden Movie
Murder on the Campus1933 Police Capt. Ed Kyne Movie
Myrt and Marge1933 Grady Movie
The Iron Master1933 J.C. Stillman Movie
Under Secret Orders1933 John Burke Movie
Me and My Gal1932 Pop Riley Movie
No Man of Her Own1932 'Dickie' Collins Movie
The Hurricane Express1932 Jim Baker Movie
The Strange Love of Molly Louvain1932 Police Sgt. J.B. Antrim (uncredited) Movie
The Thirteenth Guest1932 Police Capt. Ryan Movie
Week-End Marriage1932 Mr. Davis Movie
Heritage of the Desert1932 Adam Naab Movie
Madame Racketeer1932 John Adams Movie
Men Are Such Fools1932 Prison Warden Randolph Movie
Probation1932 Uncle George Movie
Scandal for Sale1932 Treadway Movie
Stranger in Town1932 Scout (uncredited) Movie
The Phantom Express1932 D.J. 'Smokey' Nolan Movie
70,000 Witnesses1932 State Coach (as J. Farrell McDonald) Movie
Discarded Lovers1932 Chief Sommers Movie
Hearts of Humanity1932 Tom O'Hara Movie
Hotel Continental1932 Detective Martin Movie
Pride of the Legion1932 Chief Scott Movie
The Racing Strain1932 Mr. Martin Movie
Steady Company1932 Hogan Movie
The Vanishing Frontier1932 Waco (as J.Farrell Macdonald) Movie
The Singing Plumber1932 Joseph O'Brien - Maggie's Father Short Film
Other Men's Women1931 Peg-Leg Movie
Sporting Blood1931 MacGuire (as J. Farrell McDonald) Movie
The Easiest Way1931 Ben Movie
The Maltese Falcon1931 Det. Sgt. Tom Polhouse Movie
The Millionaire1931 Dan Lewis Movie
The Painted Desert1931 Jeff Cameron Movie
The Squaw Man1931 Big Bill Movie
Too Young to Marry1931 Rev. Stump Movie
Under 181931 Pop Evans Movie
The Stolen Jools1931 Policeman Short Film
The Brat1931 Timson, the butler Movie
The Spirit of Notre Dame1931 Coach Movie
Touchdown1931 Pop Stewart Movie
Woman Hungry1931 Buzzard Movie
Men Without Women1930 Costello (as Farrell Macdonald) Movie
Song o' My Heart1930 Rafferty (as Farrell MacDonald) Movie
River's End1930 Pat O'Toole Movie
The Girl of the Golden West1930 Sonora Slim Movie
The Truth About Youth1930 Colonel Graham Movie
Happy Days1929 Train Conductor Movie
Strong Boy1929 Angus McGregor Movie
Masked Emotions1929 Will Whitten Movie
The Painted Angel1929 Pa Hudler Movie
South Sea Rose1929 Hackett Movie
Masquerade1929 Joe Hickey Movie
4 Devils1928 The Clown Movie
Abie's Irish Rose1928 Patrick Murphy Movie
In Old Arizona1928 Stage Passenger (uncredited) Movie
Bringing Up Father1928 Jiggs Movie
Riley the Cop1928 James 'Aloysius' Riley (as Farrell Macdonald) Movie
The Cohens and the Kellys in Paris1928 Patrick Kelly Movie
None But the Brave1928 John Craig Movie
Sunrise1927 The Photographer Movie
East Side, West Side1927 Pug Malone Movie
The Cradle Snatchers1927 George Martin Movie
Ankles Preferred1927 McGuire Movie
Colleen1927 Mr. O'Flynn Movie
Love Makes 'Em Wild1927 W. Barden Movie
Paid to Love1927 Peter Roberts Movie
Rich But Honest1927 Diamond Jim O'Grady Movie
3 Bad Men1926 Mike Costigan Movie
Bertha, the Sewing Machine Girl1926 Sloan Movie
The Shamrock Handicap1926 Con O'Shea Movie
The Country Beyond1926 Sgt. Cassidy Movie
The Dixie Merchant1926 Jean Paul Fippany Movie
The Family Upstairs1926 Joe Heller Movie
The First Year1926 Mr. Barstow Movie
The Last Frontier1926 Wild Bill Hickok Movie
A Trip to Chinatown1926 Benjamin Strong Movie
Kentucky Pride1925 Donovan Movie
Lightnin'1925 Lemuel Townsend Movie
Thank You1925 Andy Movie
The Fighting Heart1925 Jerry Movie
Let Women Alone1925 Commodore John Gordon Movie
The Lucky Horseshoe1925 Mack Movie
Scarlet Honeymoon, The1925 Joshua Thorpe Movie
The Iron Horse1924 Cpl. Casey (as J. Farrell Macdonald) Movie
The Signal Tower1924 Pete Movie
Brass Bowl, The1924 Hickey Movie
Gerald Cranston's Lady1924 Rennie Movie
Mademoiselle Midnight1924 Duc de Moing (Prologue) Movie
The Storm Daughter1924 Con Mullaney Movie
Those Who Dare1924 Movie
Western Luck1924 'Chuck' Campbell Movie
Fair Week1924 Jasper Remus Movie
While Paris Sleeps1923 George Morier Movie
The Age of Desire1923 Dan Reagan Movie
Drifting1923 Murphy Movie
Fashionable Fakers1923 Pat O'Donnell (aka Abdul Ishmid) Movie
Quicksands1923 Col. Patterson Movie
Racing Hearts1923 Silas Martin Movie
Manslaughter1922 Movie
Sky High1922 Jim Frazer (as J. Farrel MacDonald) Movie
The Young Rajah1922 Amhad Beg - Prime Minister (as J. Farrell Macdonald) Movie
The Ghost Breaker1922 Sam Marcum Movie
The Bachelor Daddy1922 Joe Pelton Movie
The Bonded Woman1922 Captain Gaskell Movie
Come on Over1922 Michael Morahan Movie
Over the Border1922 Peter Galbraith Movie
Tracks1922 Jack Bess Movie
Action1921 Mormon Peters Movie
The Freeze-Out1921 Bobtail McGuire Movie
The Wallop1921 Neuces River Movie
Bucking the Line1921 Dave Kinsey Movie
Desperate Youth1921 'Mendocino' Bill Movie
Riding with Death1921 Sheriff Pat Garrity Movie
Trailin'1921 Joseph Piotto (as J. Farrel MacDonald) Movie
Bullet Proof1920 Jim Boone Movie
Hitchin' Posts1920 Joe Alabam (as J. Farrell McDonald) Movie
Path She Chose, The1920 Father Movie
Under Sentence1920 Movie
Backfire1920 Movie
Boss of Copperhead, The1920 Movie
Two from Texas1920 Movie
The Outcasts of Poker Flat1919 Movie
A Fight for Love1919 The Priest (as J. Farrel McDonald) Movie
Marked Men1919 Tom Placer McGraw Movie
Riders of Vengeance1919 Buell Movie
Roped1919 Butler Movie
Molly of the Follies1919 Swannick Movie
A Sporting Chance1919 Luther Ripley aka Kennedy Movie
This Hero Stuff1919 Softnose Smith Movie
Trixie from Broadway1919 Slim Hayes Movie
Charge It to Me1919 Officer Hennessey Movie
$5,000 Reward1918 Norcross Movie
Fair Enough1918 Chief of Police Morgan (as J. Farrel McDonald) Movie
Best Man, The1917 Undetermined Secondary Role (unconfirmed, uncredited) Movie
The Victor of the Plot1917 Short Film
Her Heart's Desire1917 Movie
Rags1915 Paul Ferguson (as Joseph Farrell MacDonald) Movie
The Heart of Maryland1915 Col. Thorpe Movie
Captain Fracasse1915 Movie
Felix Holt1915 Short Film
Stronger Man, The1915 Cecil's First Husband Movie
The Last Egyptian1914 Kara, the Last Egyptian Movie
For the Freedom of Cuba1914 Gen. Cuyler (as J. Francis MacDonald) Movie
Mexican's Last Raid, The1914 Bill Movie
Gambler's Oath, The1914 The Mexican Movie
Option, The1914 Hull Movie
From Father to Son1914 Movie
Calling of Louis Mona, The1913 Movie
On Burning Sands1913 Bill Stover Movie
The Dread Inheritance1913 Short Film
Back to Primitive1913 Movie
The Old Folks' Christmas1912 Short Film
Timely Repentance, A1912 Louis Nordell Movie
Rescued by Wireless1912 Gen. Miro (as Farrell MacDonald) Movie
The Section Foreman1912 Edward Eagan Movie
The Helping Hand1912 John Clinton (as Farrell MacDonald) Movie
The Lighthouse Keeper1911 Nat Berry - The Lighthouse Keeper Short Film
The Scarlet Letter1911 Undetermined Role Short Film
'Tween Two Loves1911 Farmer Howard Short Film
The Dream1911 Secondary Role (uncredited) Short Film
Sweet Memories1911 Secondary Role (uncredited) Short Film
Their First Misunderstanding1911 Poet Short Film
Forged Dispatch, The1911 Movie
The Piece of String1911 Short Film
The Lineman1911 The Lineman Movie
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