Herbert Corthell

Herbert Corthell (born Joseph Bertram Corthell, January 20, 1878 January 23, 1947) was an American stage and film actor. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and died in Hollywood, California.[1][2]

Herbert Corthell
Joseph Bertram Corthell

January 20, 1878
Boston, Massachusetts
DiedJanuary 23, 1947
Hollywood, California


Year Title Role Notes
1924Second YouthGeorge Whiggam
1933The Cohens and Kellys in TroublePanhandlerUncredited
1933Saturday's MillionsBaldy
1933Only YesterdayPrestonUncredited
1933Lone CowboyCowboy CookUncredited
1934Bombay MailEdward J. Breeze
1934Uncertain LadyHarley, the Butler
1934Let's Talk It OverButler
1935The Fire-TrapCommodore Brunton
1936Dancing FeetJenkins
1936The Story of Louis PasteurLouis Adolphe Thiers, First President, Republic of France
1936The Crime PatrolPolice Commissioner
1936The Luckiest Girl in the WorldBartender
1937EspionagePolice JudgeUncredited
1937The Man Who Found HimselfTrain ConductorUncredited
1937The Man in BluePatrolman Pat Casey
1937Blazing BarriersSheriff Martin
1937Renfrew of the Royal MountedJames Bronson
1938Sing, You SinnersNight Club Manager
1939Rollin' WestwardTug Lawson
1939The House of FearMinor RoleUncredited
19395th Ave GirlJoe - Board MemberUncredited
1940Hidden EnemyPete
1940Danger on WheelsPop O'Shea
1940Primrose PathHerb - Man Getting GasUncredited
1941Citizen KaneCity EditorUncredited
1942Duke of the Navy'General' Courtney
1943Sleepy LagoonSheriff Lem Bates
1944Lady in the DarkSenatorUncredited
1944Knickerbocker HolidayCaptainUncredited, (final film role)


  1. "Herbert Corthell". The New York Times. January 24, 1947. p. 21.
  2. Hines, Dixie & Hanaford, Harry Prescott, eds. (1914). Who's Who in Music and Drama: An Encyclopedia of Biography of Notable Men and Women in Music and the Drama. New York: H.P. Hanaford. p. 77.

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