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Earl Askam

Highest Rated:   91% Dead End (1937)
Lowest Rated:   40% Madam Satan (1930)
Birthday:   Not Available
Birthplace:   Not Available
Best known today for playing Officer Torch in Universal's Flash Gordon serials, American character actor Earl Leslie Askam had studied voice in Italy and appeared in numerous stage operettas prior to making his screen debut in 1930. Despite his education and stage work, however, Askam's screen career was spent mainly in action fare and Westerns. He reportedly died of a heart attack while playing golf. A brother, Perry Askam, appeared in a few films from 1930-1935.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet North West Mounted Police
  • Actor
1940
No Score Yet Light of Western Stars
  • Sneed
1940
No Score Yet Rulers of the Sea
  • Chief Engineer
1939
80% Golden Boy
  • Cop
1939
83% Union Pacific
  • Bluett
1939
No Score Yet Red River Range
  • Morton
1938
No Score Yet Pride of the West
  • Henchman Dutch (uncredited)
1938
91% Dead End
  • Griswold chauffeur
1937
No Score Yet Thunder Trail
  • Flinty
1937
No Score Yet Rocket Ship
  • Officer Torch
1936
No Score Yet Spaceship to the Unknown
  • Officer Torch
1936
No Score Yet Trail Dust
  • Red
1936
No Score Yet Stolen Harmony
  • State Trooper
1935
40% Madam Satan
  • Pirate
1930

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