Randolph Scott Biography (1898-1987)

Full name, George Randolph Crane Scott; born January 23, 1898, in Orange County, VA; died March 2, 1987, in Beverly Hills, CA; buried in Charlotte, NC; son of George and Lucy (Crane) Scott; married Marion duPont Somerville, 1936 (divorced, 1939); married Marie Patricia Stillman, 1944; children: Christopher,Sandra Scott Tyler. Career: Actor and producer. Military service: Served during World War I.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, Producer
Birth Details
January 23, 1898
Orange County, Virginia, United States
Death Details
March 2, 1987
Beverly Hills, California, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Sharp Shooters, 1928
  • Weary River, Warner Bros., 1929
  • Helms, The Far Call, 1929
  • Sailor's Holiday, Pathe, 1929
  • The Black Watch, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1929
  • Rider, The Virginian, Famous Players, 1929
  • Dynamite, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1930
  • Steve Bradley, Women Men Marry, Headline, 1931
  • Larry Rivers, A Successful Calamity, Warner Bros., 1932
  • Bill Fadden, Hot Saturday, Paramount, 1932
  • Jack Hare, Heritage of the Desert (also known as When the WestWas Young), Paramount, 1932
  • Sky Bride, 1932
  • Chane Weymer, Wild Horse Mesa, Paramount, 1933
  • Lynn Hayden, To the Last Man, Paramount, 1933
  • Grant Wilson, Supernatural, Paramount, 1933
  • Ash Preston, Sunset Pass, Paramount, 1933
  • Dr. Woodford, zoo toxicologist, Murders in the Zoo, Paramount, 1933
  • Brett Dale, Man of the Forest, Paramount, 1933
  • Ape Man, Island of Lost Souls, Paramount, 1933
  • Hunt Blake, Hello, Everybody!, Paramount, 1933
  • Randolph Morgan, Cocktail Hour, Columbia, 1933
  • Dr. Robert Morley, Broken Dreams, Monogram, 1933
  • Clint Belmet, Wagon Wheels (also known as Caravans West), Paramount, 1934
  • Tom Doan, The Thundering Herd (also known as Buffalo Stampede and In the Days of the Thundering Herd), Paramount, 1934
  • Jim Cleve, The Last Round-Up, Paramount, 1934
  • Slaughter Somerville, Village Tale, RKO Radio Pictures, 1935
  • Duncan Bedford, So Red the Rose, Paramount, 1935
  • Larry Sutton, Rocky Mountain Mystery (also known as The Fighting Westerner), Paramount, 1935
  • Himself, Pirate Party on Catalina Isle, 1935
  • Tom Hartfield, Home on the Range, Paramount, 1935
  • John Kent, Roberta, RKO Radio Pictures, 1935
  • Leo Vincey, She, RKO Radio Pictures, 1935
  • Lieutenant James Knox, And Sudden Death, Paramount, 1936
  • Bilge Smith, Follow the Fleet, RKO Radio Pictures, 1936
  • Hawkeye, The Last of the Mohicans, United Artists, 1936
  • Bud Norton, Go West Young Man, Paramount, 1936
  • Peter Cortlandt, High, Wide, and Handsome, Paramount, 1937
  • Kirk Jordan, The Texans, Paramount, 1938
  • Steve Fortness, The Road to Reno, Universal, 1938
  • Anthony Kent, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1938
  • Inspector Angus "Monty" Montague, Susannah of the Mounties, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1939
  • Wyatt Earp, Frontier Marshal, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1939
  • Brad Reynolds, 20,000 Men a Year, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1939
  • Marshal Will Wright, Jesse James, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1939
  • Speed Bradshaw, Coast Guard, Columbia, 1939
  • Tod Jackson, When the Daltons Rode, Universal, 1940
  • Vance Irby, Virginia City, Warner Bros., 1940
  • Stephen Burkett, My Favorite Wife, RKO Radio Pictures, 1940
  • Nick, Paris Calling, Universal, 1941
  • Sam Starr, Belle Starr, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1941
  • Vance Shaw, Western Union, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1941
  • Sergeant Dixie Smith, To the Shores of Tripoli, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1942
  • Alexander McNamara, The Spoilers, Universal, 1942
  • Cash Evans, Pittsburgh, Universal, 1942
  • Colonel Thorwald, Gung Ho!, Universal, 1943
  • Steve Upton, The Desperadoes, Columbia, 1943
  • Lieutenant Commander MacClain, Corvette K-225 (also known as The Nelson Touch), Universal, 1943
  • Captain Buck Oliver, Bombardier, RKO Radio Pictures, 1943
  • Honest John Calhoun, Belle of the Yukon, RKO Radio Pictures, 1944
  • Himself, Follow the Boys, Universal, 1944
  • Adam Mercy, Captain Kidd, United Artists, 1945
  • Dr. Gay Thompson, China Sky, RKO Radio Pictures, 1945
  • Lieutenant Bill Smith, Home, Sweet Homicide, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1946
  • Dan Mitchell, Abilene Town, United Artists, 1946
  • Mark Rowley, Badman's Territory, RKO Radio Pictures, 1946
  • Bat Masterson, Trail Street, RKO Radio Pictures, 1947
  • Brazos Kane, Gunfighters (also known as The Assassin), Columbia, 1947
  • Jonathan, Christmas Eve (also known as Sinner's Holiday), United Artists, 1947
  • Vance, Return of the Bad Men, RKO Radio Pictures, 1948
  • Chris Denning, Coroner Creek, Columbia, 1948
  • Cole Armin, Albuquerque, Paramount, 1948
  • Jim Carey, The Walking Hills, Columbia, 1949
  • Bill Doolin, The Doolins of Oklahoma (also known as The Great Manhunt), Columbia, 1949
  • Tom Andrews, Canadian Pacific, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1949
  • Jim Dancer, Fighting Man of the Plains, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1949
  • Andrew Barclay, The Nevadan (also known as The Man from Nevada), Columbia, 1950
  • Steve Farrell, Colt .45 (also known as Thundercloud), Warner Bros., 1950
  • Jim Redfern, The Cariboo Trail, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1950
  • Jackson "Sugarfoot" Redan, Sugarfoot (also known as Swirl of Glory), Warner Bros., 1951
  • Himself, Starlift, Warner Bros., 1951
  • Britt Canfield, Santa Fe, Columbia, 1951
  • Owen Merritt, Man in the Saddle (also known as The Outcast), Columbia, 1951
  • Ned Britt, Fort Worth, Warner Bros., 1951
  • Major Callicut, The Man behind the Gun, Warner Bros., 1952
  • Matt Stewart, Hangman's Knot, Columbia, 1952
  • Silent Jeff, Carson City, Warner Bros., 1952
  • Captain David Porter, Thunder over the Plains, Warner Bros., 1953
  • Jeff Travis, The Stranger Wore a Gun, Columbia, 1953
  • Larry Delong, Riding Shotgun, Warner Bros., 1954
  • Jim Kipp, The Bounty Hunter, Warner Bros., 1954
  • John Stewart, Ten Wanted Men, Columbia, 1955
  • Larry Madden, Tall Man Riding, Warner Bros., 1955
  • James Barlow, Rage at Dawn (also known as Seven Bad Men), RKO Radio Pictures, 1955
  • Calem Ware, A Lawless Street, Columbia, 1955
  • Captain Tom Benson, Seventh Cavalry, Columbia, 1956
  • Ben Stride, Seven Men from Now, Warner Bros., 1956
  • Bart Allison, Decision at Sundown, Columbia, 1957
  • Pat Brennan, The Tall T, Columbia, 1957
  • Captain Buck Devlin, Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend, Warner Bros., 1957
  • Buchanan, Buchanan Rides Alone, Columbia, 1958
  • John Hayes, Westbound, Warner Bros., 1959
  • Ben Brigade, Ride Lonesome, Columbia, 1959
  • Jefferson Cody, Comanche Station, Columbia, 1960
  • Gil Westrum, Ride the High Country (also known as Guns in the Afternoon), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1962
  • Film Work
  • Producer, Unless Otherwise Noted
  • The Walking Hills, Columbia, 1949
  • The Doolins of Oklahoma (also known as The Great Manhunt),Columbia, 1949
  • The Nevadan (also known as The Man from Nevada), Columbia,1950
  • Man in the Saddle (also known as The Outcast), Columbia, 1951
  • Hangman's Knot, Columbia, 1952
  • The Stranger Wore a Gun, Columbia, 1953
  • Ten Wanted Men, Columbia, 1955
  • Associate producer, A Lawless Street, Columbia, 1955
  • Seventh Cavalry, Columbia, 1956
  • Decision at Sundown, Columbia, 1957
  • Associate producer, The Tall T, Columbia, 1957
  • Associate producer, Buchanan Rides Alone, Columbia, 1958
  • Executive producer, Ride Lonesome, Columbia, 1959
  • Comanche Station, Columbia, 1960

Further Reference

OBITUARIES AND OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals:
    • New York Times March 3, 1987, ,

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