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Chester Morris

Chester MorrisAKA John Chester Brooks Morris

Born: 16-Feb-1901
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 11-Sep-1970
Location of death: New Hope, PA
Cause of death: Suicide [1]
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered)

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Boston Blackie


[1] Suffering from cancer, took a deliberate overdose of barbiturates.

Father: William Morris (actor, b. 1-Jan-1861, d. 11-Jan-1936)
Mother: Etta Hawkins
Brother: Gordon Morris (b. 6-Nov-1898, d. 7-Apr-1940)
Brother: Adrian Morris (actor, b. 12-Jan-1907, d. 30-Nov-1941)
Wife: Suzanne Kilborn (m. 30-Sep-1927, div. 1939, one son, one daughter)
Son: Brooks
Daughter: Cynthia
Wife: Lillian Kenton Barker (m. 30-Nov-1940, one son)
Son: Kenton

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
   
The Great White Hope (11-Oct-1970)
    The She-Creature (Aug-1956)
    Unchained (19-Jan-1955) · Kenyon J. Scudder
    Boston Blackie's Chinese Venture (2-Mar-1949) · Boston Blackie
    Trapped by Boston Blackie (13-May-1948) · Boston Blackie
    Boston Blackie and the Law (12-Dec-1946) · Boston Blackie
    The Phantom Thief (2-May-1946) · Boston Blackie
    A Close Call for Boston Blackie (24-Jan-1946) · Boston Blackie
    Boston Blackie's Rendezvous (5-Jul-1945) · Boston Blackie
    Boston Blackie Booked on Suspicion (10-May-1945) · Boston Blackie
    Double Exposure (18-Dec-1944)
    One Mysterious Night (21-Oct-1944) · Boston Blackie
    Secret Command (30-Jul-1944)
    The Chance of a Lifetime (26-Oct-1943) · Boston Blackie
    Aerial Gunner (20-Mar-1943) · Foxy Pattis
    After Midnight with Boston Blackie (18-Mar-1943) · Boston Blackie
    Tornado (1943)
    Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood (5-Nov-1942) · Boston Blackie
    Alias Boston Blackie (2-Apr-1942) · Boston Blackie
    Confessions of Boston Blackie (8-Dec-1941) · Boston Blackie
    Meet Boston Blackie (20-Feb-1941) · Boston Blackie
    Wagons Westward (19-Jun-1940)
    The Marines Fly High (4-Mar-1940)
    Thunder Afloat (15-Sep-1939) · Rocky Blake
    Five Came Back (23-Jun-1939) · Bill
    Blind Alley (29-May-1939)
    Pacific Liner (6-Jan-1939)
    Smashing the Rackets (8-Aug-1938) · Jim Conway
    Sky Giant (19-Jul-1938) · Ken Stockton
    Law of the Underworld (27-Apr-1938) · Gene Fillmore
    Flight from Glory (20-Aug-1937) · Paul Smith
    I Promise to Pay (21-Apr-1937)
    Moonlight Murder (27-Mar-1936)
    Three Godfathers (6-Mar-1936) · Bob
    Pursuit (9-Aug-1935)
    Public Hero #1 (16-May-1935) · Jeff Crane
    Society Doctor (25-Jan-1935)
    The Gay Bride (14-Dec-1934) · Jimmie Burnham
    Blondie Johnson (25-Feb-1933)
    Red-Headed Woman (25-Jun-1932) · Bill Legendre, Jr.
    Sinners in the Sun (13-May-1932)
    Corsair (28-Nov-1931)
    The Bat Whispers (13-Nov-1930)
    The Big House (14-Jun-1930) · Morgan
    The Divorcee (19-Apr-1930) · Ted
    Playing Around (19-Jan-1930)
    The Show of Shows (21-Nov-1929)
    Alibi (20-Apr-1929)



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