Wheeler Oakman


Wheeler Oakman

Biography

Wheeler Oakman was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Oakman's earliest roles were in film, including the William Farnum western "The Spoilers" (1914), the Priscilla Dean crime picture "Outside the Law" (1921) and "Half Breed" (1922). He also appeared in the western "Hey! Hey! Cowboy" (1927) with Hoot Gibson, "Lights of New York" (1928) and "The Goodbye Kiss" (1928). H...

Biography

Wheeler Oakman was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Oakman's earliest roles were in film, including the William Farnum western "The Spoilers" (1914), the Priscilla Dean crime picture "Outside the Law" (1921) and "Half Breed" (1922). He also appeared in the western "Hey! Hey! Cowboy" (1927) with Hoot Gibson, "Lights of New York" (1928) and "The Goodbye Kiss" (1928). He kept working in film throughout the thirties, starring in the Tim McCoy western "Two Fisted Law" (1932), "Silent Men" (1933) and "Man of Action" (1933). He also appeared in "Soldiers of the Storm" (1933). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "Timber War" (1936), "Batmen of Africa" (1936) and "Song of the Trail" (1936). He also appeared in "Gambling With Souls" (1936) and "Brick Bradford" (1948). Oakman was most recently credited in "Brenda Starr, Reporter" (2011). Oakman passed away in March 1949 at the age of 59.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

Brick Bradford (1948)
Jack Armstrong (1947)
Son of the Guardsman (1946)
Hop Harrigan (1946)
Rough Ridin' Justice (1945)
Virgil Trent
Mom and Dad (1945)
Salesman
Trouble Chasers (1945)
Del Sharp
Brenda Starr, Reporter (1945)
Who's Guilty? (1945)
Riding West (1944)
Capt. Amos Karnes
What a Man! (1944)
Detective, Tim
Three of a Kind (1944)
Oliver
Sundown Valley (1944)
Cab Baxter
Bowery Champs (1944)
[Tom] Wilson
Kid Dynamite (1943)
Tony
Teen Age (1943)
Jim Murray
The Fighting Buckaroo (1943)
Sam Thatcher
Saddles and Sagebrush (1943)
Barcow
The Ape Man (1943)
Brady
The Girl from Monterrey (1943)
Announcer
Ghosts on the Loose (1943)
Tony
The Girl From Monterey (1943)
So's Your Aunt Emma (1942)
Blackie Hale
Bowery at Midnight (1942)
Stratton
The Medico of Painted Springs (1941)
Fred Burns
Escort Girl (1941)
Gregory Stone
Double Trouble (1941)
Kimble
Men with Steel Faces (1940)
Argo
Mutiny in the Big House (1939)
Benson
In Old Montana (1939)
Jim Dawson
Wolf Call (1939)
Carson
Torture Ship (1939)
Ritter
Buried Alive (1939)
Manning
Buck Rogers (1939)
Code of the Rangers (1938)
Blackie Miller
The Land of Fighting Men (1938)
Wallace
Mars Attacks the World (1938)
Tarnak
The Texans (1938)
U. S. Captain
Bank Alarm (1937)
Joe Karlotti
Crusade Against Rackets (1937)
Jim Murray
Death in the Air (1937)
Lieut. Douglas Thompson
Ghost Patrol (1936)
Kincaid
Roarin' Guns (1936)
Walton
Aces and Eights (1936)
Ace Morgan
The Mysterious Avenger (1936)
Brophy
Paradise Valley (1936)
"Smiley" Mason
Gambling with Souls (1936)
Lucky Wilder
Song of the Trail (1936)
Bob Arnold
Annapolis Farewell (1935)
Commander Lawson
The Headline Woman (1935)
Panther Fielding
The Man from Guntown (1935)
Henry DeLong
Timber War (1935)
Murdock
The Code of the Mounted (1935)
Duval
Square Shooter (1935)
[Jim] Thorne
Trails of the Wild (1935)
Hardy
Death from a Distance (1935)
Langsdale
Motive for Revenge (1935)
Doane
Special Agent (1935)
Well-dressed man
The Case of the Curious Bride (1935)
Jones
The Phantom Empire (1935)
Operator 13 (1934)
Scout
Murder in the Clouds (1934)
Accomplice
Frontier Days (1934)
Henry Jethrow
One Is Guilty (1934)
Toledo Eddie
In Old Santa Fe (1934)
Tracy
The Lost Jungle (1934)
Kirby
Man of Action (1933)
Sheriff Norton
Silent Men (1933)
Editor Wilder
Hold the Press (1933)
Abbott
Speed Demon (1933)
Pete Stenner
Revenge at Monte Carlo (1933)
Spike Maguire
Soldiers of the Storm (1933)
George
Rusty Rides Alone (1933)
Poe Powers
The Riding Tornado (1932)
Hetch Engall
Texas Cyclone (1932)
Utah Becker
Heart Punch (1932)
Spike
Gorilla Ship (1932)
Mr. [Philip] Wells
Honor of the Press (1932)
Roger Bradley
Boiling Point (1932)
Nobro
End of the Trail (1932)
Maj. Jenkins
The Devil on Deck (1932)
Shanghai Morgan
Guilty or Not Guilty (1932)
Joe
The Western Code (1932)
Nick Grindell
Beauty Parlor (1932)
Fremont
Sundown Rider (1932)
Laughing Maxey
Two Fisted Law (1932)
Bob Russell
Speed Demon (1932)
The Air Mail Mystery (1932)
The Lawless Woman (1931)
Poker Wilson
First Aid (1931)
Michael Rush
Sky Raiders (1931)
Willard
The Good Bad Girl (1931)
Moreland
On Your Back (1930)
"Lucky" Jim Seymour
Roaring Ranch (1930)
Ramsey Kane
The Costello Case (1930)
Mile-Away-Harry
The Big Fight (1930)
Steve
The Show of Shows (1929)
The Shakedown (1929)
Manager
Shanghai Lady (1929)
Repen
The Girl From Woolworth's (1929)
Lawrence Mayfield
Morgan's Last Raid (1929)
John Bland
Handcuffed (1929)
Tom Bennett
Devil's Chaplain (1929)
Nicholay
Little Johnny Jones (1929)
Wyman
Father and Son (1929)
Anton Lebau
On With the Show (1929)
Durant
The Donovan Affair (1929)
Porter
What a Night (1928)
Mike Corney
While the City Sleeps (1928)
Skeeter
The Good-Bye Kiss (1928)
Sergeant Hoffman
Black Feather (1928)
Masked Angel (1928)
Luther Spence
The Heart of Broadway (1928)
"Dandy Jim" Doyle
The Broken Mask (1928)
Dr. Gordon White
Danger Patrol (1928)
George Gambier
Top Sergeant Mulligan (1928)
The Captain
The Power of the Press (1928)
Van
Lights of New York (1928)
Hawk Miller
Heroes of the Night (1927)
Jack Nichols
Hey Hey Cowboy (1927)
John Evans
The Snarl of Hate (1927)
Boyd [Maxson]
Out All Night (1927)
Kerrigan
Fangs of Justice (1926)
Paul Orr
In Borrowed Plumes (1926)
Jack Raymond
Lilies of the Streets (1925)
Frank Delmore
The Pace That Thrills (1925)
Director
Other Men's Daughters (1923)
"Winnie"
Mine To Keep (1923)
Clint Mowbray
The Love Trap (1923)
Grant Garrison
Slippy McGee (1923)
Slippy McGee
The Half Breed (1922)
Delmar Spavinaw, the half-breed
The Son of the Wolf (1922)
Scruff Mackenzie
Penny of Top Hill Trail (1921)
Kurt Walters
Peck's Bad Boy (1921)
The Man in the Case
What Women Love (1920)
Willy St. John
The Virgin of Stamboul (1920)
Capt. Carlisle Pemberton
Outside the Law (1920)
Dapper Bill Ballard
Back to God's Country (1919)
Peter Burke
The Splendid Sin (1919)
Stephen Hartley
Eve in Exile (1919)
Paul Armitage
A Woman of Pleasure (1919)
Bobby Ralston
False Evidence (1919)
Burr Gordon
Face Value (1918)
Bertram Van Twiller
I Love You (1918)
Armand de Gautier
Mickey (1918)
Herbert Thornhill
The Claim (1918)
John MacDonald
Revenge (1918)
Dick Randall
Princess Virtue (1917)
Basil Demarest
Betrayed (1917)
William Jerome
The Cycle of Fate (1916)
Joe Strong, alias "Red Hand," their son
The Battle of Hearts (1916)
Jo Sprague
The Ne'er-Do-Well (1916)
Kirk Anthony
Sweet Alyssum (1915)
Wynne Garlan
The Carpet from Bagdad (1915)
George P. A. Jones
The Rosary (1915)
Bruce Wilton
In the Days of the Thundering Herd (1914)
Chief Swift Wing
The Spoilers (1914)
The Bronco Kid, alias of Drury

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