Ray Collins

Birthday:
12/10/1889
Place of birth:
Sacramento, California, USA:
Biography:
​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ray Bidwell Collins (December 10, 1889 – July 11, 1965) was an American character actor in stock and Broadway theatre, radio, films, and television. With 900 stage roles to his credit, he became one of the most successful actors in the developing field of radio drama. A friend and associate of Orson Welles for many years, Collins went to Hollywood with the Mercury Theatre company and made his feature-film debut in Citizen Kane, as Kane's ruthless political rival. Collins appeared in more than 75 films and had one of his best-remembered roles on television, as the irascible Lieutenant Arthur Tragg on the television series Perry Mason.

Credits

I'll Give My Life (1960)
as John Bradford
Touch of Evil (1958)
as District Attorney Adair
Spoilers of the Forest (1957)
as Eric Warren
The Solid Gold Cadillac (1956)
as Alfred Metcalfe
Never Say Goodbye (1956)
as Dr. Bailey
The Go-Getter (1956)
as J.P. Miller (sometimes called J.B. Miller)
The Miracle on 34th Street (1955)
as Judge Harper
Texas Lady (1955)
as Mica Ralston (rancher)
The Desperate Hours (1955)
as Sheriff Masters
Athena (1954)
as Mr. Tremaine
Rose Marie (1954)
as Insp. Appleby
Bad for Each Other (1953)
as Dan Reasonover
The Kid from Left Field (1953)
as Fred F. Whacker
The Desert Song (1953)
as Gen. Birabeau
Column South (1953)
as Brig. Gen. B.N. Stone
Ma and Pa Kettle on Vacation (1953)
as Jonathan Parker
Dreamboat (1952)
as Timothy Stone
Young Man with Ideas (1952)
as Edmund Jethrow
Invitation (1952)
as Warren Pritchard
I Want You (1951)
as Judge Kenneth Turner
The Racket (1951)
as Dist. Atty. Mortimer X. Welsh
Reunion in Reno (1951)
as Judge Thomas Kneeland
Ma and Pa Kettle Back on the Farm (1951)
as Jonathan Parker
You're in the Navy Now (1951)
as Rear Adm. L. C. Tennant
Vengeance Valley (1951)
as Arch Strobie
Summer Stock (1950)
as Jasper G. Wingait
The Reformer and the Redhead (1950)
as Commodoro John Balwind Parker
Kill The Umpire (1950)
as Jonah Evans
Paid in Full (1950)
as Dr. Fredericks
Francis (1950)
as Colonel Hooker
Free For All (1949)
as A B Blair
The Heiress (1949)
as Jefferson Almond
The Fountainhead (1949)
as Roger Enright
It Happens Every Spring (1949)
as Alfred Greenleaf
Red Stallion In The Rockies (1949)
as Matthew 'Matt' Simpson
Hideout (1949)
as Arthur Burdett, alias Philip J. Fogarty
For the Love of Mary (1948)
as Harvey Elwood
Good Sam (1948)
as Rev. Daniels
The Man from Colorado (1948)
as Big Ed Carter
Homecoming (1948)
as Lt. Col. Avery Silver
The Swordsman (1948)
as MacCoppin
The Senator Was Indiscreet (1947)
as Fred Houlihan
A Double Life (1947)
as Victor Donlan
The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947)
as Dr. Matt Beemish
The Red Stallion (1947)
as Perry Barton
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
as Mr. Milton
Two Years Before the Mast (1946)
as Gordon Stewart
Three Wise Fools (1946)
as Judge Watson
Crack-Up (1946)
as Dr. Lowell
Boys Ranch (1946)
as Davis Banton
Badman's Territory (1946)
as Colonel Farewell / Narrator
Night in Paradise (1946)
as Leonides
Miss Susie Slagle's (1946)
as Dr. Elijah Howe
Up Goes Maisie (1946)
as Mr. Floyd Henderickson
Leave Her to Heaven (1945)
as Glen Robie
The Hidden Eye (1945)
as Phillip Treadway
The Unseen (1945)
as Narrator (Voice)
Roughly Speaking (1945)
as John Chase Randall
Can't Help Singing (1944)
as Senator Frost
Barbary Coast Gent (1944)
as Johnny Adair
The Seventh Cross (1944)
as Wallau
The Eve of St. Mark (1944)
as Deckman West
Main Street Today (1944)
as Otis Bird
See Here, Private Hargrove (1944)
as Brodie S. Griffith
Madame Curie (1943)
as Lecturer (voice) (uncredited)
Whistling in Brooklyn (1943)
as Grover Kendall
Salute to the Marines (1943)
as Col. John Mason
Crime Doctor (1943)
as Dr. John Carey
Slightly Dangerous (1943)
as Snodgrass
The Human Comedy (1943)
as Mr. Macauley
Commandos Strike at Dawn (1942)
as Johan Bergesen
The Navy Comes Through (1942)
as Capt. McCall
Highways by Night (1942)
as Ben Van Steel, Tommy's Uncle
The Big Street (1942)
as Professor B
The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)
as Jack Amberson
Citizen Kane (1941)
as Jim W. Gettys
Valley Town (1940)
as Mayor (voice)
The Trans-Atlantic Mystery (1932)
as Waite
One Way Out (1931)
as Police Sergeant on Bicycle (uncredited)

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