Ralph Moody (actor)
Ralph Moody (November 5, 1886–September 6, 1971) was an American actor with over 50 movie and over 100 television appearances plus numerous radio appearances.
Moody in Road to Bali
|Died||September 6, 1971 84) (aged|
|Resting place||Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery|
Moody spent more than four decades working in stock theater throughout the United States, including having his own troupe for almost half of that span.
In 1939, he began working in radio at WIBW in Topeka, Kansas. Later, he became an announcer and actor at WLW radio in Cincinnati. Moody was a regular on radio broadcasts of Gunsmoke, and also performed on the Roy Rogers Show, Wild Bill Hickok and X Minus One. He portrayed Gramps on The Trouble with the Truitts on NBC Rado.
On television, he played Jay Burrage in The Rifleman. He was also seen in episodes of Gunsmoke, The Lone Ranger, Circus Boy, Perry Mason, Bonanza, Have Gun - Will Travel, Rawhide, Daniel Boone, Wanted Dead or Alive, and The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin. He was also among a rotation of actors used by Jack Webb in the 1950s version as well as the 1967-70 revival of Dragnet, and in 1970 appeared in the last Dragnet episode produced by Webb. His most frequent television roles were as a kindly old man or Native American.
|1948||Man-Eater of Kumaon||Villager|
|1949||Square Dance Jubilee||Indian Chief|
|1950||Rock Island Trail||Keokuk||Uncredited|
|1950||The Gunfighter||Old Man||Uncredited|
|1950||Bright Leaf||Blacksmith||Voice, Uncredited|
|1951||Ace in the Hole||Kusac - Miner||Uncredited|
|1951||Strangers on a Train||Seedy Man at Carnival||Uncredited|
|1951||Red Mountain||George Meredyth, Undertaker|
|1952||Talk About a Stranger||Shaw, Hardware Storekeeper||Uncredited|
|1952||Wagons West||Kaw Chief||Uncredited|
|1952||The Story of Will Rogers||Dr. Busheyhead||Uncredited|
|1952||Affair in Trinidad||Coroner|
|1952||The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima||Villager / Peddler||Uncredited|
|1952||My Man and I||Rogers||Uncredited|
|1952||Road to Bali||Bhoma Da|
|1953||The Juggler||Mukhtar||(scenes deleted)|
|1953||Column South||Joe Copper Face|
|1953||Pickup on South Street||Coffin Boat Captain||Uncredited|
|1954||The Rocket Man||Mr. Farrow||Uncredited|
|1954||Day of Triumph||Pharisee||Uncredited|
|1955||Many Rivers to Cross||Sandak|
|1955||Rage at Dawn||Noah Euall||Uncredited|
|1955||Strange Lady in Town||Gen. Lew Wallace||Uncredited|
|1955||The Far Horizons||Le Borgne|
|1955||I Died a Thousand Times||Pa Goodhue|
|1956||The Steel Jungle||Andy Griffith|
|1956||The Last Hunt||Indian Agent|
|1956||Toward the Unknown||Harvey Gilbert|
|1957||The Monster That Challenged the World||Watchman at Lock 57||Uncredited|
|1957||Pawnee||Chief Wise Eagle|
|1957||Perry Mason||George Ballard||The Sun Bather's Diary|
|1958||Going Steady||Justice of the Peace|
|1958||Cry Terror!||Kelly's Dentist||Uncredited|
|1958||The Lone Ranger and the Lost City of Gold||Padre Vincente Esteban|
|1959||The Legend of Tom Dooley||Doc Henry|
|1959||The Big Fisherman||Aged Pharisee|
|1960||The Story of Ruth||Cleshed||Uncredited|
|1961||Posse from Hell||Henry||Uncredited|
|1961||Homicidal||First Hotel Clerk||Uncredited|
|1962||Kid Galahad||Peter J. Prohosko||Uncredited|
|1965||The Rounders||Horse Doctor||Uncredited|
- Bentley, Bob (May 20, 1942). "'Lend Me Your Ears'". The Cincinnati Enquirer. Ohio, Cincinnati. p. 7. Retrieved 22 March 2019 – via Newspapers.com.
- Feck, Luke (May 8, 1962). "Veteran Character Actor". The Cincinnati Enquirer. Ohio, Cincinnati. p. 6. Retrieved 22 March 2019 – via Newspapers.com.
- Dunning, John (1998). On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-507678-8. Retrieved April 2, 2012.
- Terrace, Vincent (1999). Radio Programs, 1924-1984: A Catalog of More Than 1800 Shows. McFarland & Company, Inc. pp. 339–340. ISBN 978-0-7864-4513-4.
- Terrace, Vincent (2011). Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2010 (2nd ed.). Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. p. 895. ISBN 978-0-7864-6477-7.