Ernest Truex

Ernest Truex




Director (Feature Film)

Salome, Where She Danced (1945)
Dialogue Director
Chip Off the Old Block (1944)
Dialogue Director
Her Primitive Man (1944)
Dialogue Director

Cast (Feature Film)

Fluffy (1965)
All Mine to Give (1958)
Dr. Delbert
Twilight for the Gods (1958)
Reverend Butterfield
The Leather Saint (1956)
Father Ritchie
Always Together (1948)
Mr. Bull
The Girl from Manhattan (1948)
Homer Purdy
A Night in Paradise (1946)
Life with Blondie (1945)
Theodore Glassby
Club Havana (1945)
Willy Kingston
Men in Her Diary (1945)
Pan-Americana (1945)
Uncle Rudy
Chip Off the Old Block (1944)
Henry McHugh
Her Primitive Man (1944)
Uncle Hubert
This Is the Army (1943)
Father of soldier
True to Life (1943)
Oscar Elkins
The Crystal Ball (1943)
Mr. Martin, the bachelor
Fired Wife (1943)
Willie Wilson
Sleepy Lagoon (1943)
Dudley Joyner
Rhythm of the Islands (1943)
Mr. Holton
Star Spangled Rhythm (1943)
Himself, Murgatroyd in skit, "Priorities" number
The Affairs of Martha (1942)
Llewellyn Castle
Don't Get Personal (1942)
Jules Kinsey
Private Buckaroo (1942)
Colonel [Elias] Weatherford
Twin Beds (1942)
You're Telling Me (1942)
[Charles] Handley
Tillie the Toiler (1941)
George Winker
The Gay Vagabond (1941)
A. J. Wilbur
Unexpected Uncle (1941)
We Go Fast (1941)
Harold Bruggins
Dance, Girl, Dance (1940)
Bailey No. 1
Adventure in Diamonds (1940)
Lillian Russell (1940)
Charles K. Leonard
His Girl Friday (1940)
[Roy B.] Bensinger
Christmas in July (1940)
Mr. Baxter
Little Orvie (1940)
Frank Stone
Calling All Husbands (1940)
Homer Trippe
Bachelor Mother (1939)
It's a Wonderful World (1939)
Willie Heyward
Island of Lost Men (1939)
Ambush (1939)
Mr. Gibbs
Little Accident (1939)
Tabby Morgan
The Underpup (1939)
Mr. Binns
These Glamour Girls (1939)
Slightly Honorable (1939)
P. Hemingway Collins
Start Cheering (1938)
Swing That Cheer (1938)
Professor Peabody
Swing Sister Swing (1938)
Prof. L. Orlando Beebee
The Adventures of Marco Polo (1938)
Mama Runs Wild (1938)
Calvin Summers
Freshman Year (1938)
Professor [Lucius] Peabody
Everybody Dance (1937)
Wilbur Spurgeon
Get That Venus (1933)
Tim Wilson
Whistling in the Dark (1933)
Wallace Porter
The Warrior's Husband (1933)
Sapiens, a progressive young man
If I Had a Million (1932)
Mr. Brown
Six Cylinder Love (1923)
Gilbert Sterling
Oh, You Women (1919)
Abraham Lincoln Jones
Come on in (1918)
Eddie Short
Good-Bye, Bill (1918)
Teddy Swift
Artie, the Millionaire Kid (1916)
Artie Hamilton
A Good Little Devil (1914)
Charles MacLance
Dope (1914)
Jimmy Binkley
The Quest of the Sacred Jewel (1914)
The office boy
Caprice (1913)
Wally Henderson

Cast (Short)

An American Citizen (1914)

Life Events


Movie Clip

His Girl Friday (1940) -- (Movie Clip) The Real Red Menace In the press room at the courthouse, Howard Hawks directs the guys from Ben Hecht’s original play (Roscoe Karns as McCue, Porter Hall as Murphy, Ernest Truex as Roy, Cliff Edwards as Endicott, Frank Jenks as Wilson), and Roz Russell convincing as the title character, their pal Hildy, informing them she’s done, in His Girl Friday, 1940.
Bachelor Mother (1939) -- (Movie Clip) Women And Things Merlin (Charles Coburn), owner of the department store that just dismissed holiday-employee Ginger Rogers, and his heir (David Niven) are introduced, while the head of the foundling home (Ernest Truex), who believes she abandoned her baby, follows, in Bachelor Mother, 1939.
Night In Paradise, A (1946) -- (Movie Clip) Slave Called Aesop Opening narration only loosely historical, introducing Turhan Bey as the hero Aesop, then exposition from scribes (Jerome Cowan, Ernest Truex), plush settings from producer Walter Wanger, in A Night In Paradise, 1946.
Christmas In July -- (Movie Clip) Reason Enough For Rejoicing! Jimmy (Dick Powell), Betty (Ellen Drew) and almost everybody in the office believes he's just won $25,000 in a slogan contest, as even the boss (Ernest Truex) comes around, in Preston Sturges' Christmas In July, 1940.
Adventures of Marco Polo, The -- (Movie Clip) Snakes? Toting Binguccio (Ernest Truex) on his back, Gary Cooper (title character) discovers pasta and a Christian (almost, H.B. Warner as "Chen-Tsu") on his first day in China, in Samuel Goldwyn's The Adventures of Marco Polo, 1938.
Adventures of Marco Polo, The -- (Movie Clip) Open, Venice Opening for Samuel Goldwyn's The Adventures of Marco Polo, 1938, starring Gary Cooper and Basil Rathbone, ending with Ernest Truex (as "Binguccio") inventing a modern swimming pool game on the canals of Venice.


Sylvia Field
Actor. Third wife; survived him; died on July 31, 1998 at age 97.