Guy Usher

James Guy Usher (May 9, 1883 June 16, 1944)[1] was an American film actor.[2] He appeared in more than 190 films between 1932 and 1943.

Guy Usher
James Guy Usher

(1883-05-09)May 9, 1883
DiedJune 16, 1944(1944-06-16) (aged 61)
Years active1932–1943

Born in Mason City, Iowa, Usher acted on stage before venturing into films. Billed as James Guy Usher, he often worked with the Echkhardt Players.[3]

In films, Usher often portrayed characters in business or industry.[4]

Usher died of a heart attack in San Diego, California, at age 61.[1]

Selected filmography


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  2. "Guy Usher". New York Times. Retrieved December 6, 2014.
  3. "Mr. James Guy Usher". Star-Phoenix. Canada, Saskatchewan, Saskatoon. April 30, 1915. p. 6. Retrieved January 15, 2019 via
  4. Raw, Laurence (2012). Character Actors in Horror and Science Fiction Films, 1930-1960. McFarland. p. 191. ISBN 9780786490493. Retrieved January 15, 2019.
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