Nick Stewart - Bio and Creative Works

Nick Stewart

ACTOR
Born
1910-03-15
Died
2000-12-18
Age (at death)
90
Citizenship
United States of America
Place of Birth
New York City
Full TV/Movie Credits
Bio

Horace Winfred "Nick" Stewart also billed as Nick O'Demus was an American television and film actor. Stewart was known for his role as Lightnin' on TV's The Amos 'n' Andy Show. - Wikipedia

Select Creative Works

MOVIE • 1976

Character: Shoeshiner

A somewhat daffy book editor on a rail trip from Los Angeles to Chicago thinks that he sees a murdered man thrown from the train. When he can find no one who will believe him, he starts doing some investigating of his own. But all that accomplishes is to get the killer after him.

MOVIE • 1963

Character: Driver run off highway

A group of strangers come across a man dying after a car crash who proceeds to tell them about the $350,000 he buried in California. What follows is the madcap adventures of those strangers as each attempts to claim the prize for himself.

MOVIE • 1958

Character: Molo

Dr. Sturdy is trying to establish a modern hospital in the jungle. His efforts are strongly opposed by Futa, the witch doctor, and Ramo, a native warrior.

MOVIE • 1955

Character: Nick

A café singer buys a gambling casino and several men fall in love with her.

MOVIE • 1954

Character: Dink Franklin

The tale of the cigarette-maker Carmen and the Spanish cavalry soldier Don Jose is translated into a modern-day story of a parachute factory worker and a stalwart GI named Joe who is about to go to flying school. Conflict arises when a prize-ring champ captures the heart of Carmen after she has seduced Joe and caused him to go AWOL.

MOVIE • 1946

Character: Br'er Bear (voice)

Uncle Remus draws upon his tales of Br'er Rabbit to help little Johnny deal with his confusion over his parents' separation as well as his new life on the plantation.

MOVIE • 1946

Character: Mo

Three sisters go to Atlantic City with hopes of finding rich husbands.

MOVIE • 1946

Character: Train Porter

A mountain community is thrown into turmoil as the townspeople debate the advantages and disadvantages of having a railroad.

MOVIE • 1946

Character: Man reporting stolen car

An unscrupulous private investigator with a penchant for blackmail is found dead in a car and the leading suspect is Janet Bradley, the daughter of a mayoral candidate. With the election just weeks away, shady and ruthless individuals muscle the medical officer into switching the corpse with another body. Lieutenant Sam Carson, one of the few good apples in the bunch must find a way to get to the bottom of it all.

MOVIE • 1945

Character: Nicodemus (as Nicodemus Stewart)

In 1871, professional gambler John Devlin elopes with Sandra "Sandy" Poli, daughter of Marko Poli, an immigrant who has risen to railroad tycoon. Sandy, knowing that the railroad is to be extended into Dakota, plans to use their $20,000 nest egg to buy land options to sell to the railroad at a profit. On the stage trip to Ft. Abercrombie, their fellow passengers are Jim Bender and Bigtree Collins, who practically own the town of Fargo and Devlin is aware that they are prepared to protect the little empire... trying to drive out the farmers by burning their property, destroying their wheat, and blaming the devastation on the Indians. Continuing their journey north on the river aboard the "River Bird', Sandy and John meet Captain Bounce, an irascible old seafarer. Two of Bendender's henchmen, Slagin and Carp, board the boat and relieve John of his $20,000 at gunpoint. Captain Bounce, chasing the robber's dinghy..

MOVIE • 1944

Character: Chauncey

Gildersleeve, running for office, is aided by two ghosts and hindered by a mad scientist and an invisible woman.

MOVIE • 1943

Character: Dude

When compulsive gambler Little Joe Jackson dies in a drunken fight, he awakens in purgatory, where he learns that he will be sent back to Earth for six months to prove that he deserves to be in heaven. He awakens, remembering nothing and struggles to do right by his devout wife, Petunia, while an angel known as the General and the devil's son, Lucifer Jr., fight for his soul.

MOVIE • 1943

Character: Elevator Operator

Compassionate small-town lawyer Richard Clarke moves to New York City to seek his fortune, but is unsuccessful until he takes a friend's advice and tries to convince the world he's a ruthless heel. Suddenly he's the most popular lawyer in town -- but he could lose his fiancée.

MOVIE • 1939

Character: Train Porter

When his ranch falls on hard times, Cowboy Roy Roger has trouble making his mortgage payment and he takes his song and dance to Wall Street to try to raise cash fast.

MOVIE • 1938

Character: Bootblack

The second and final Grand National Pictures film to feature The Shadow, played again by Rod La Rocque. In this version, Lamont Cranston is an amateur detective and host of a radio show with his assistant Phoebe (not Margo) Lane. Cabbie Moe Shrevnitz and Commissioner Weston also appear.

MOVIE • 1936

Character: Nicodemus (as Nicodemus Stewart)

Mavis Arden is a sensational movie star. Her following spans the world and her personal appearance tours prove her popularity. On her way home from one such appearance, Arden's car breaks down. She orders her publicity man to find her a place to stay, suspicious that he planned the break down to keep her away from a man. However, she soon finds herself mooning over an attractive repairman in town and listening to his ideas about inventing equipment for film.

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