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Jonathan Hale

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B: March 21, 1891 in OntarioD: February 28, 1966 in Woodland Hills, California

He began life as Jonathan Hatley and served in the diplomatic corps. His stately bearing and good looks drew him to acting where he was almost invariably cast as a corporate executive, politician, or military officer. He is best known for appearing in 28 Blondie movies as the irascible boss, Mr. Dithers. Jonathan Hale committed suicide by shooting himself.

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Housewife (1934)
The Case of the Howling Dog (1934)
A Lost Lady (1934)
Gentlemen Are Born (1934)
Lightning Strikes Twice (1934)
G Men (1935)
Let ’em Have It (1935)
Public Hero #1 (1935)
The Raven (1935)
Alice Adams (1935)
Page Miss Glory (1935)
Navy Wife (1935)
A Night at the Opera (1935)
Too Tough to Kill (1935)
Hit and Run Driver (1935)
Three Live Ghosts (1935)
Charlie Chan`s Secret (1936)
The Voice of Bugle Ann (1936)
The Singing Kid (1936)
Panic on the Air (1936)
Educating Father (1936)
Fury (1936)
Parole (1936)
Charlie Chan at the Race Track (1936)
China Clipper (1936)
Down the Stretch (1936)
The Devil Is a Sissy (1936)
Magnificent Brute (1936)
Easy to Take (1936)
Born to Dance (1936)
The Accusing Finger (1936)
The Case Against Mrs. Ames (1936)
Flying Hostess (1936)
Happy-Go-Lucky (1936)
Sinner Take All (1936)
The Plainsman (1936)
Too Many Parents (1936)
Spendthrift (1936)
She`s Dangerous (1936)
Dan Matthews (1936)
36 Hours to Kill (1936)
You Only Live Once (1937)
Man of the People (1937)
Outcast (1937)
Sea Devils (1937)
John Meade`s Woman (1937)
Racketeers in Exile (1937)
The Man Who Found Himself (1937)
A Star Is Born (1937)
A Doctor`s Diary (1937)
Charlie Chan at the Olympics (1937)
This Is My Affair (1937)
Saratoga (1937)
Madame X (1937)
Carnival Queen (1937)
Exiled to Shanghai (1937)
Wings Over Honolulu (1937)
Mysterious Crossing (1937)
Midnight Madonna (1937)
The League of Frightened Men (1937)
Danger-Love at Work (1937)
Big Town Girl (1937)
Judge Hardy`s Children (1938)
Over the Wall (1938)
Her Jungle Love (1938)
The Gangs of New York (1938)
The Saint in New York (1938)
Arsène Lupin Returns (1938)
Crime Ring (1938) (uncredited)
Letter of Introduction (1938) (uncredited)
The First Hundred Years (1938)
Boys Town (1938)
Fugitives for a Night (1938)
Breaking the Ice (1938)
Tarnished Angel (1938)
Blondie (1938)
Yellow Jack (1938)
Wives Under Suspicion (1938)
Road Demon (1938)
Men with Wings (1938)
The Duke of West Point (1938)
Stand Up and Fight (1939)
Wings of the Navy (1939)
Tail Spin (1939)
Blondie Meets the Boss (1939)
The Saint Strikes Back (1939)
The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (1939)
There`s That Woman Again (1939)
In Name Only (1939)
In Old Monterey (1939)
One Against the World (1939)
Thunder Afloat (1939)
Blondie Brings Up Baby (1939)
The Amazing Mr. Williams (1939)
Fugitive at Large (1939)
Barricade (1939)
The Big Guy (1939)

The Saint`s Double Trouble (1940)
Johnny Apollo (1940)
Private Affairs (1940)
We Who Are Young (1940)
Blondie Has Servant Trouble (1940)
Dulcy (1940)
Melody and Moonlight (1940)
Blondie Plays Cupid (1940)
Flight from Destiny (1940)
The Saint Takes Over (1940)
The Saint in Palm Springs (1941)
Blondie Goes Latin (1941)
Her First Beau (1941)
Blondie in Society (1941)
Ringside Maisie (1941)
The Pittsburgh Kid (1941)
The Bugle Sounds (1941)
Strange Alibi (1941)
The Great Swindle (1941)
Joe Smith, American (1942)
Blondie Goes to College (1942)
Lone Star Ranger (1942)
Blondie`s Blessed Event (1942)
Flight Lieutenant (1942)
Calling Dr. Gillespie (1942)
Blondie for Victory (1942)
Miss Annie Rooney (1942)
The Amazing Mrs. Holliday (1943)
Hangmen Also Die (1943)
The Rear Gunner (1943)
Nobody`s Darling (1943)
Footlight Glamour (1943)
Sweet Rosie O’Grady (1943)
Jack London (1943)
There`s Something About a Soldier (1943)
It`s a Great Life (1943)
The Black Parachute (1944)
This Is the Life (1944)
Since You Went Away (1944)
My Buddy (1944)
End of the Road (1944)
Dead Man`s Eyes (1944)
And Now Tomorrow (1944)
Hollywood Canteen (1944)
Watchtower Over Tomorrow (1945)
G.I. Honeymoon (1945)
The Phantom Speaks (1945)
Divorce (1945)
Allotment Wives (1945)
Life with Blondie (1945)
Dakota (1945)
Man Alive (1945)
Leave It to Blondie (1945)
The Great Mystic (1945)
Riverboat Rhythm (1946)
Blondie`s Lucky Day (1946)
The Cat Creeps (1946)
The Walls Came Tumbling Down (1946)
Easy to Wed (1946)
Angel on My Shoulder (1946)
Blondie Knows Best (1946)
Rolling Home (1946)
Wife Wanted (1946)
Gay Blades (1946)
The Beginning or the End (1947)
The Ghost Goes Wild (1947)
The Vigilantes Return (1947)
Black Gold (1947)
Her Husband`s Affairs (1947)
High Wall (1947)
Call Northside 777 (1948)
King of Gamblers (1948)
Silver River (1948)
Michael O’Halloran (1948)
Tap Roots (1948)
Johnny Belinda (1948)
Rocky (1948)
Disaster (1948)
Rose of the Yukon (1949)
The Judge (1949)
State Department: File 649 (1949)
Stampede (1949)
The Fountainhead (1949)
A Dangerous Profession (1949)

The Baron of Arizona (1950) .
Federal Agent at Large (1950)
Triple Trouble (1950)
Short Grass (1950)
Three Husbands (1950)
Rhythm Inn (1951)
Insurance Investigator (1951)
Strangers on a Train (1951)
Let`s Go Navy! (1951)
Rodeo King and the Senorita (1951)
The Tall Target (1951)
Sunny Side of the Street (1951)
Scandal Sheet (1952)
Young Man with Ideas (1952)
Carbine Williams (1952)
Son of Paleface (1952)
The Steel Trap (1952)
My Pal Gus (1952)
Behind Southern Lines (1952)
Kansas Pacific (1953)
Taxi (1953)
The Flaming Urge (1953)
Superman in Scotland Yard (1954)
She Couldn’t Say No (1954)
Men of the Fighting Lady (1954)
Duffy of San Quentin (1954)
Cattle Queen of Montana (1954)
The Night Holds Terror (1955)
Jaguar (1956)
The Three Outlaws (1956)
Top Secret Affair (1957)
The Way to the Gold (1957)
Kiss Them for Me (1957)