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Wheaton Chambers

Born: 1887


James Wheaton Chambers was named after his maternal grandfather, James Wheaton Smith. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but grew up in Freehold, New Jersey. he eventually made his way to Hollywood in the late 1920s. Shortening his name to Wheaton Chambers, he would go on to appear in over 200 film and television productions during a career that spanned roughly three decades.
Known For Acting
Gender Male
Place of Birth Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died 31/01/1958



D-Day on Mars

Prof. Benjamin in D-Day on Mars

The Prowler

Doctor James in The Prowler

Apology for Murder

Minister in Apology for Murder

The Well

Mr. Woody in The Well

The Flying Serpent

Louis Havener in The Flying Serpent

Adventures of Red Ryder

Boswell in Adventures of Red Ryder

The Man Who Found Himself

Man at Train Wreck in The Man Who Found Himself

Not Wanted

Mr. Kelton in Not Wanted

Invitation to Happiness

Reporter (uncredited) in Invitation to Happiness

Slightly Honorable

Guest (Uncredited) in Slightly Honorable

Slaves of Babylon

Cyrus' foster father in Slaves of Babylon

Drums of Fu Manchu

Dr. Humphrey in Drums of Fu Manchu

Midnight Court

Reporter in Midnight Court

All the King's Men

Senator (uncredited) in All the King's Men

East of Eden

Townsman at Carnival (uncredited) in East of Eden

Between Midnight and Dawn

Building Superintendent Blake in Between Midnight and Dawn

Mildred Pierce

Personnel Man (uncredited) in Mildred Pierce

Union Pacific

Businessman (uncredited) in Union Pacific

His Girl Friday

Elevator Passenger (uncredited) in His Girl Friday

Monsieur Verdoux

Pharmacist (uncredited) in Monsieur Verdoux

The Crimson Ghost

Wilson [Ch. 1] in The Crimson Ghost

This Land Is Mine

Mr. Lorraine in This Land Is Mine

The Florentine Dagger

Servant (uncredited) in The Florentine Dagger

Foreign Correspondent

Committeeman (uncredited) in Foreign Correspondent

Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe

Scientist (uncredited) in Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe

Dick Tracy vs. Crime Inc.

Dr. Henderson in Dick Tracy vs. Crime Inc.


John A. Rawlins in Geronimo

The Last Crooked Mile

Lane in The Last Crooked Mile

The Fighting Seabees

Navy Observer (uncredited) in The Fighting Seabees

The Wild Frontier

Doc Hardy in The Wild Frontier

Marshal of Laredo

Dr. Allen in Marshal of Laredo

Stagecoach to Denver

Jasper Braydon in Stagecoach to Denver


Gateman in Peggy

Wagons West

Sam Wilkins in Wagons West

The El Paso Kid

Doctor Hamlin in The El Paso Kid

Gun Talk

Herk - the Barber in Gun Talk

On the Old Spanish Trail

Oil Co. Clerk Silas MacIntyre in On the Old Spanish Trail

Son of Zorro

Caleb Baldwin [Chs. 2-3, 5, 9] in Son of Zorro

Deputy Marshal

Harley Masters in Deputy Marshal

Lost City of the Jungle

Peace Foundation Member #2 in Lost City of the Jungle

The Wife Takes a Flyer

Chaplain in The Wife Takes a Flyer

The Peacemaker

Doc Runyan in The Peacemaker

Sarge Goes to College

Professor in Sarge Goes to College

The Day the Earth Stood Still

Mr. Bleeker, jeweller in The Day the Earth Stood Still

The Falcon in Mexico

Jarvis the Butler (uncredited) in The Falcon in Mexico

The Power of God

Mr. Gilder in The Power of God


Bookstore Proprietor (uncredited) in Undercurrent

The Secret Fury

Ed Peterson (uncredited) in The Secret Fury

Three Secrets

Man With Dog (uncredited) in Three Secrets

River Gang

Reporter in River Gang

Young Man with Ideas

Proctor - Law Professor (uncredited) in Young Man with Ideas

Walk Softly, Stranger

Tobacco Clerk (uncredited) in Walk Softly, Stranger

Body and Soul

Ben's Doctor (uncredited) in Body and Soul

Always Together

Court Clerk (uncredited) in Always Together

Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood

Pedestrian (uncredited) in Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood

The Time of Their Lives

Bill - Museum Guard (uncredited) in The Time of Their Lives

Two Sisters from Boston

Greek Professor (uncredited) in Two Sisters from Boston

Romance on the High Seas

Passport Photographer (uncredited) in Romance on the High Seas

The Brighton Strangler

Clerk (Uncredited) in The Brighton Strangler

The Seventh Victim

Missing Girl's Father (Uncredited) in The Seventh Victim

Swing Shift Maisie

Technician (Uncredited) in Swing Shift Maisie

The Miami Story

in The Miami Story

Strange Confession

in Strange Confession

Lady in the Lake

Property Clerk (Uncredited) in Lady in the Lake

The Son of Dr. Jekyll

Magistrate (Uncredited) in The Son of Dr. Jekyll

The Notorious Mr. Monks

Coroner (uncredited) in The Notorious Mr. Monks

Black Hills Express

Dad Southern in Black Hills Express


Cabot (uncredited) in Panhandle

Hitchhike to Happiness

Sam Jones (uncredited) in Hitchhike to Happiness

Three Daring Daughters

Stage Manager (uncredited) in Three Daring Daughters

The Undercover Man

Parker's Secretary in The Undercover Man

Valley of the Zombies

Coroner (uncredited) in Valley of the Zombies

The Unknown Man

in The Unknown Man

Song of the Drifter

Doctor in Song of the Drifter

The Magnificent Yankee

Senator (uncredited) in The Magnificent Yankee


Servant (uncredited) in Caught

Phantom of the Opera

Reporter (uncredited) in Phantom of the Opera

Law and Order

Mr. Sterling (uncredited) in Law and Order

Mr. Wong, Detective

Chemistry Lab Director (uncredited) in Mr. Wong, Detective

The Duel at Silver Creek

Doc Hargrove (uncredited) in The Duel at Silver Creek

The Devil Commands

Dr. Sanders in The Devil Commands

The Fastest Gun Alive

in The Fastest Gun Alive

Life Begins at Eight-Thirty

Floorwalker in Life Begins at Eight-Thirty

Big Town

Witness (uncredited) in Big Town

The Southerner

Store Customer (uncredited) in The Southerner

Secrets of the Lone Wolf

Vanderbeek (uncredited) in Secrets of the Lone Wolf

The Invisible Wall

Conductor (uncredited) in The Invisible Wall

The Pirate

Artist (uncredited) in The Pirate

The Sea of Grass

Dean (uncredited) in The Sea of Grass

The Great Sinner

Priest (uncredited) in The Great Sinner

TV Shows