J. Farrell MacDonald

J. MacDonald
1875 - 1952

J. Farrell MacDonald  American Actor


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J. Farrell MacDonald passed away on 2nd Aug 1952 aged 77.


J. Farrell MacDonald was previously married to Edith Bostwick.


J. Farrell MacDonald is a member of the following lists: American male silent film actors, Male actors from Connecticut and 20th-century American male actors.


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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
Sexuality Straight
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

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" and "Joseph Farrell Macdonald" as well other variations, appeared as an actor in over 325 movies over a 41-year career from 1911 to 1951, and directed forty-four silent films from 1912 to 1917.

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J. Farrell MacDonald77 GeminiActor
Edith Bostwick61 AquariusActress


Elopement1951Mr. Simpson (uncredited)Movie
Golden Girl1951Husband (uncredited)Movie
Here Comes the Groom1951Husband on Airplane (uncredited)Movie
Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell1951Mr. Kroeger (uncredited)Movie
Superman and the Mole-Men1951Pop ShannonMovie
The Range Rider1951Joe HarrisTV Show
When Willie Comes Marching Home1950Gilby - Pharmacist (uncredited)Movie
Woman on the Run1950Sea CaptainMovie
Dakota Lil1950EllisMovie
Hostile Country1950Mr. Lane (uncredited)Movie
Mother Didn't Tell Me1950Train Conductor (uncredited)Movie
The Daltons' Women1950Alvin - Stage Company RepresentativeMovie
Fighting Man of the Plains1949PartridgeMovie
The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend1949Sheriff Sweetser (uncredited)Movie
You're My Everything1949Doorman (uncredited)Movie
Sand1949Telegraph Operator (uncredited)Movie
Streets of San Francisco1949Pop LockhartMovie
The Dalton Gang1949Judge PriceMovie
Law of the Barbary Coast1949Sergeant O'LearyMovie
Fury at Furnace Creek1948Pops Murphy (uncredited)Movie
Sitting Pretty1948Cop (uncredited)Movie
The Walls of Jericho1948Bailiff (uncredited)Movie
Unfaithfully Yours1948Stage Doorman (uncredited)Movie
When My Baby Smiles at Me1948Doorman (uncredited)Movie
Whispering Smith1948Bill BaggsMovie
Belle Starr's Daughter1948Doc BensonMovie
If You Knew Susie1948Police Sergeant (uncredited)Movie
Panhandle1948Doc Cooper (as J.Farrell MacDonald)Movie
Shep Comes Home1948Sheriff Cap WeatherbyMovie
Trouble Preferred1948Apartment House Manager (uncredited)Movie
Christmas Eve1947Policeman (uncredited)Movie
The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer1947Mac - Bailiff (uncredited)Movie
The Sin of Harold Diddlebock1947Desk Sergeant (uncredited)Movie
Keeper of the Bees1947PostmasterMovie
Thunder in the Valley1947McPherson, Innkeeper (uncredited)Movie
Web of Danger1947Scotty MacKronish - Bus DriverMovie
Behind Green Lights1946O'Malley - Morgue Attendant (uncredited)Movie
It's a Wonderful Life1946Man Whose Grandfather Planted Tree (uncredited)Movie
My Darling Clementine1946Mac the BarmanMovie
Smoky1946Jim, the CookMovie
Joe Palooka, Champ1946Long-Count BowmanMovie
Goodbye, Weeds1946GardenerMovie
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn1945Carney The Junkman (uncredited)Movie
Fallen Angel1945Bank Guard (uncredited)Movie
Hangover Square1945Street Vendor (uncredited)Movie
Johnny Angel1945Capt. Angel (as J. Farrell Macdonald)Movie
Nob Hill1945Cabby with Katie (uncredited)Movie
Pillow of Death1945The Graveyard Sexton (uncredited)Movie
The Dolly Sisters1945Opera Stage Doorman (uncredited)Movie
Circumstantial Evidence1945Jury Foreman (uncredited)Movie
Pardon My Past1945Policeman (uncredited)Movie
Woman Who Came Back1945Sheriff (as J. Farrel McDonald)Movie
Greenwich Village1944Police Officer O'Shea (uncredited)Movie
Irish Eyes Are Smiling1944Stage Doorman (uncredited)Movie
Pin Up Girl1944Train Conductor (uncredited)Movie
The Great Moment1944The PriestMovie
The Miracle of Morgan's Creek1944Sheriff (uncredited)Movie
Follow the Leader1944Clancy, PolicemanMovie
Texas Masquerade1944John MartindaleMovie
Ladies of Washington1944Night Watchman (uncredited)Movie
Shadow of Suspicion1944Police Captain Mike DolanMovie
Clancy Street Boys1943Police Sgt. Flanagan (as J. Farrell McDonald)Movie
The Ape Man1943Capt. O'Brien (as J. Farrel MacDonald)Movie
True to Life1943Bit Role (uncredited)Movie
Harrigan's Kid1943Frank (uncredited)Movie
Tiger Fangs1943Geoffrey MacCardleMovie
Bowery at Midnight1942Capt. MitchellMovie
Captains of the Clouds1942Dr. Neville (as J. Farrell Macdonald)Movie
Reap the Wild Wind1942Port Captain (as J. Farrell Macdonald)Movie
The Living Ghost1942Police Lt. 'Pete' PetersonMovie
The Palm Beach Story1942Officer O'Donnell (uncredited)Movie
Private Snuffy Smith1942General RosewaterMovie
Little Tokyo, U.S.A.1942Capt. WadeMovie
One Thrilling Night1942Police Sergeant HaggertyMovie
Phantom Killer1942Police CaptainMovie
Two Mugs from Brooklyn1942CopMovie
Wild Bill Hickok Rides1942Judge Henry HathawayMovie
Broadway Limited1941RR Line Supt. Mulcahey (uncredited)Movie
Meet John Doe1941'Sourpuss'Movie
Sullivan's Travels1941Desk Sergeant (uncredited)Movie
The Great Lie1941Dr. FergusonMovie
In Old Cheyenne1941Tim CaseyMovie
Law of the Timber1941AdamsMovie
Riders of the Timberline1941Jim KerriganMovie
Dark Command1940DaveMovie
The Light of Western Stars1940Bill StillwellMovie
I Take This Oath1940Insp. Tim RyanMovie
Knights of the Range1940CappyMovie
Stagecoach War1940Jeff ChapmanMovie
The Last Alarm1940Jim HadleyMovie
Untamed1940Doctor BillarMovie
Pony Express Days1940Nevada Jim (as J. Farrell McDonald)Short Film
Friendly Neighbors1940Sheiff PottsMovie
Prairie Law1940Sheriff Jim AustinMovie
East Side of Heaven1939Doorman (uncredited)Movie
Susannah of the Mounties1939Pat O'HanneganMovie
The Housekeeper's Daughter1939Captain (uncredited)Movie
The Lone Ranger Rides Again1939Craig DolanMovie
They Shall Have Music1939Police Chief (uncredited)Movie
Coast Guard1939Capt. Hansen (uncredited)Movie
Conspiracy1939Captain of the FalconMovie
Full Confession1939Joe, Police Sergeant (uncredited)Movie
The Gentleman from Arizona1939Wild Bill CoburnMovie
Mickey the Kid1939Sheriff J.J. WilloughbyMovie
Little Orphan Annie1938'Pop' CorriganMovie
State Police1938Charlie Wheeler (Mine Owner)Movie
Submarine Patrol1938CWO 'Sails' QuincannonMovie
The Crowd Roars1938Father RyanMovie
There Goes My Heart1938OfficerMovie
White Banners1938Dr. Thompson (as J. Farrell McDonald)Movie
Barefoot Boy1938WardenMovie
Come On, Rangers1938Colonel ForbesMovie
Gang Bullets1938Chief ReardonMovie
Extortion1938Coach PearsonMovie
The Last Express1938William Barton (Detective Agency Head)Movie
My Old Kentucky Home1938Mayor Jim HopkinsMovie
Numbered Woman1938Movie
Maid of Salem1937Captain of ShipMovie
Parnell1937Irish Laborer (uncredited)Movie
Slave Ship1937ProprietorMovie
Topper1937Policeman (as J. Farrell McDonald)Movie
Courage of the West1937Buck SaundersMovie
Flying Fists1937Bill 'One-Punch' FaginMovie
The Hit Parade1937Sgt. O'HaraMovie
My Dear Miss Aldrich1937'Doc' HoweMovie
The Game That Kills1937Joe HollandMovie
County Fair1937Calvin Williams - Julie's FatherMovie
Silent Barriers1937Major Rogers (as J.Farrell Macdonald)Movie
Roaring Timber1937Andrew MacKinleyMovie
Riffraff1936'Brains' McCallMovie
Show Boat1936WindyMovie
Exclusive Story1936Michael DevlinMovie
Florida Special1936Captain Timothy HarriganMovie
Mysterious Crossing1936Police Chief BullockMovie
Front Page Woman1935HallohanMovie
Our Little Girl1935Mr. TrampMovie
Romance in Manhattan1935Officer MurphyMovie
Shadows of the Orient1935Inspector SullivanMovie
Star of Midnight1935Police Inspector DoremusMovie
The Farmer Takes a Wife1935Movie
The Irish in Us1935Capt. JacksonMovie
The Whole Town's Talking1935Prison Warden (uncredited)Movie
Danger Ahead1935Harry Cromwell - City EditorMovie
Let 'em Have It1935Mr. KeeferMovie
Maybe It's Love1935The CopMovie
Northern Frontier1935Inspector McKenzieMovie
Stormy1935Trinidad DornMovie
The Arizonian1935Marshal Andy JordanMovie
The Best Man Wins1935Captain--Harbor PatrolMovie
The Healer1935ApplejackMovie
Waterfront Lady1935Capt. O'BrienMovie
Fighting Youth1935Coach ParkerMovie
Square Shooter1935SheriffMovie
Hitch Hike Lady1935Judge HaleMovie
The Cat's-Paw1934Shigley (as J. Farrell Macdonald)Movie
The Crosby Case1934The Doorman- Mike CostelloMovie
Beggar's Holiday1934Pop MalloyMovie
The Crime Doctor1934KempMovie
Man of Two Worlds1934MichaelMovie
Once to Every Woman1934FlanniganMovie
She Made Her Bed1934Bookmaker (uncredited)Movie
Peg o' My Heart1933Patrick Shamus 'Pat' O'ConnellMovie
The Power and the Glory1933MulliganMovie
The Working Man1933Hank DavidsonMovie
I Loved a Woman1933ShusterMovie
Laughing at Life1933Prison WardenMovie
Murder on the Campus1933Police Capt. Ed KyneMovie
Myrt and Marge1933GradyMovie
The Iron Master1933J.C. StillmanMovie
Under Secret Orders1933John BurkeMovie
Me and My Gal1932Pop RileyMovie
No Man of Her Own1932'Dickie' CollinsMovie
The Hurricane Express1932Jim BakerMovie
The Strange Love of Molly Louvain1932Police Sgt. J.B. Antrim (uncredited)Movie
The Thirteenth Guest1932Police Capt. RyanMovie
Week-End Marriage1932Mr. DavisMovie
Heritage of the Desert1932Adam NaabMovie
Madame Racketeer1932John AdamsMovie
Men Are Such Fools1932Prison Warden RandolphMovie
Probation1932Uncle GeorgeMovie
Scandal for Sale1932TreadwayMovie
Stranger in Town1932Scout (uncredited)Movie
The Phantom Express1932D.J. 'Smokey' NolanMovie
70,000 Witnesses1932State Coach (as J. Farrell McDonald)Movie
Discarded Lovers1932Chief SommersMovie
Hearts of Humanity1932Tom O'HaraMovie
Hotel Continental1932Detective MartinMovie
Pride of the Legion1932Chief ScottMovie
The Racing Strain1932Mr. MartinMovie
Steady Company1932HoganMovie
The Vanishing Frontier1932Waco (as J.Farrell Macdonald)Movie
The Singing Plumber1932Joseph O'Brien - Maggie's FatherShort Film
Other Men's Women1931Peg-LegMovie
Sporting Blood1931MacGuire (as J. Farrell McDonald)Movie
The Easiest Way1931BenMovie
The Maltese Falcon1931Det. Sgt. Tom PolhouseMovie
The Millionaire1931Dan LewisMovie
The Painted Desert1931Jeff CameronMovie
The Squaw Man1931Big BillMovie
Too Young to Marry1931Rev. StumpMovie
Under 181931Pop EvansMovie
The Stolen Jools1931PolicemanShort Film
The Brat1931Timson, the butlerMovie
The Spirit of Notre Dame1931CoachMovie
Touchdown1931Pop StewartMovie
Woman Hungry1931BuzzardMovie
Men Without Women1930Costello (as Farrell Macdonald)Movie
Song o' My Heart1930Rafferty (as Farrell MacDonald)Movie
River's End1930Pat O'TooleMovie
The Girl of the Golden West1930Sonora SlimMovie
The Truth About Youth1930Colonel GrahamMovie
Happy Days1929Train ConductorMovie
Strong Boy1929Angus McGregorMovie
Masked Emotions1929Will WhittenMovie
The Painted Angel1929Pa HudlerMovie
South Sea Rose1929HackettMovie
Masquerade1929Joe HickeyMovie
4 Devils1928The ClownMovie
Abie's Irish Rose1928Patrick MurphyMovie
In Old Arizona1928Stage Passenger (uncredited)Movie
Bringing Up Father1928JiggsMovie
Riley the Cop1928James 'Aloysius' Riley (as Farrell Macdonald)Movie
The Cohens and the Kellys in Paris1928Patrick KellyMovie
None But the Brave1928John CraigMovie
Sunrise1927The PhotographerMovie
East Side, West Side1927Pug MaloneMovie
The Cradle Snatchers1927George MartinMovie
Ankles Preferred1927McGuireMovie
Colleen1927Mr. O'FlynnMovie
Love Makes 'Em Wild1927W. BardenMovie
Paid to Love1927Peter RobertsMovie
Rich But Honest1927Diamond Jim O'GradyMovie
3 Bad Men1926Mike CostiganMovie
Bertha, the Sewing Machine Girl1926SloanMovie
The Shamrock Handicap1926Con O'SheaMovie
The Country Beyond1926Sgt. CassidyMovie
The Dixie Merchant1926Jean Paul FippanyMovie
The Family Upstairs1926Joe HellerMovie
The First Year1926Mr. BarstowMovie
The Last Frontier1926Wild Bill HickokMovie
A Trip to Chinatown1926Benjamin StrongMovie
Kentucky Pride1925DonovanMovie
Lightnin'1925Lemuel TownsendMovie
Thank You1925AndyMovie
The Fighting Heart1925JerryMovie
Let Women Alone1925Commodore John GordonMovie
The Lucky Horseshoe1925MackMovie
Scarlet Honeymoon, The1925Joshua ThorpeMovie
The Iron Horse1924Cpl. Casey (as J. Farrell Macdonald)Movie
The Signal Tower1924PeteMovie
Brass Bowl, The1924HickeyMovie
Gerald Cranston's Lady1924RennieMovie
Mademoiselle Midnight1924Duc de Moing (Prologue)Movie
The Storm Daughter1924Con MullaneyMovie
Those Who Dare1924Movie
Western Luck1924'Chuck' CampbellMovie
Fair Week1924Jasper RemusMovie
While Paris Sleeps1923George MorierMovie
The Age of Desire1923Dan ReaganMovie
Fashionable Fakers1923Pat O'Donnell (aka Abdul Ishmid)Movie
Quicksands1923Col. PattersonMovie
Racing Hearts1923Silas MartinMovie
Sky High1922Jim Frazer (as J. Farrel MacDonald)Movie
The Young Rajah1922Amhad Beg - Prime Minister (as J. Farrell Macdonald)Movie
The Ghost Breaker1922Sam MarcumMovie
The Bachelor Daddy1922Joe PeltonMovie
The Bonded Woman1922Captain GaskellMovie
Come on Over1922Michael MorahanMovie
Over the Border1922Peter GalbraithMovie
Tracks1922Jack BessMovie
Action1921Mormon PetersMovie
The Freeze-Out1921Bobtail McGuireMovie
The Wallop1921Neuces RiverMovie
Bucking the Line1921Dave KinseyMovie
Desperate Youth1921'Mendocino' BillMovie
Riding with Death1921Sheriff Pat GarrityMovie
Trailin'1921Joseph Piotto (as J. Farrel MacDonald)Movie
Bullet Proof1920Jim BooneMovie
Hitchin' Posts1920Joe Alabam (as J. Farrell McDonald)Movie
Path She Chose, The1920FatherMovie
Under Sentence1920Movie
Boss of Copperhead, The1920Movie
Two from Texas1920Movie
The Outcasts of Poker Flat1919Movie
A Fight for Love1919The Priest (as J. Farrel McDonald)Movie
Marked Men1919Tom Placer McGrawMovie
Riders of Vengeance1919BuellMovie
Molly of the Follies1919SwannickMovie
A Sporting Chance1919Luther Ripley aka KennedyMovie
This Hero Stuff1919Softnose SmithMovie
Trixie from Broadway1919Slim HayesMovie
Charge It to Me1919Officer HennesseyMovie
$5,000 Reward1918NorcrossMovie
Fair Enough1918Chief of Police Morgan (as J. Farrel McDonald)Movie
Best Man, The1917Undetermined Secondary Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)Movie
The Victor of the Plot1917Short Film
Her Heart's Desire1917Movie
Rags1915Paul Ferguson (as Joseph Farrell MacDonald)Movie
The Heart of Maryland1915Col. ThorpeMovie
Captain Fracasse1915Movie
Felix Holt1915Short Film
Stronger Man, The1915Cecil's First HusbandMovie
The Last Egyptian1914Kara, the Last EgyptianMovie
For the Freedom of Cuba1914Gen. Cuyler (as J. Francis MacDonald)Movie
Mexican's Last Raid, The1914BillMovie
Gambler's Oath, The1914The MexicanMovie
Option, The1914HullMovie
From Father to Son1914Movie
Calling of Louis Mona, The1913Movie
On Burning Sands1913Bill StoverMovie
The Dread Inheritance1913Short Film
Back to Primitive1913Movie
The Old Folks' Christmas1912Short Film
Timely Repentance, A1912Louis NordellMovie
Rescued by Wireless1912Gen. Miro (as Farrell MacDonald)Movie
The Section Foreman1912Edward EaganMovie
The Helping Hand1912John Clinton (as Farrell MacDonald)Movie
The Lighthouse Keeper1911Nat Berry - The Lighthouse KeeperShort Film
The Scarlet Letter1911Undetermined RoleShort Film
'Tween Two Loves1911Farmer HowardShort Film
The Dream1911Secondary Role (uncredited)Short Film
Sweet Memories1911Secondary Role (uncredited)Short Film
Their First Misunderstanding1911PoetShort Film
Forged Dispatch, The1911Movie
The Piece of String1911Short Film
The Lineman1911The LinemanMovie
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