Sam Allen (actor)

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Sam Allen
Born (1861-12-25)December 25, 1861
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died September 13, 1934(1934-09-13) (aged 72)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Occupation Actor

Sam Allen (December 25, 1861 – September 13, 1934) was an American former actor known for his role as Uncle Hughey in The Virginian (1923).[1][2] He founded a brewery and a hotel complex.[3]

In 1910 he left the stage and joined as an actor on the silver screen.[4] Between 1921 and 1930 he appeared in 18 features: The Conflict (1921) with Priscilla Dean and Herbert Rawlinson, The Son of the Wolf (1922) with Wheeler Oakman and Edith Roberts, Are you a Failure (1923) with Madge Bellamy and Lloyd Hughes, the western The Virginian with Kenneth Harlan and Florence Vidor, the comedy Bashful Buccaneer (1925) with Reed Howes and Dorothy Dwan, Timber Wolf with Buck Jones and Elinor Fair, The Call of the Klondike (1926) with Gaston Glass and Wanda Hawley, The Sea Beast with John Barrymore and Dolores Costello, Black Jack (1927) with Buck Jones and Barbara Bennett, Death Valley (1927) with Carroll Nye and Roda Rae, Woman's Law with Pat O'Malley and Lillian Rich, Burning Bridges (1928) with Harry Carey and Kathleen Collins, and The Sea Wolf (1930) with Milton Sills.[4]


  • The Last Round-Up (1934) as First Miner
  • The Cowboy Counsellor (1932) as Hotel Clerk
  • The Sea Wolf (1930) as Neilson
  • Burning Bridges (1928) as Dr. Zach McCarthy
  • Black Jack (1927) as Ed Holbrook
  • Death Valley (1927) as Her Father
  • Woman's Law (1927) as Jules La Pierre
  • Mother (1927) as Cpl. Cotter
  • Dog Scents (1926) as Jasper Jones
  • The Call of the Klondike (1926) as Burt Kenney
  • The Midnight Limited (1926) as Sam Foster
  • The Sea Beast (1926) as Captain
  • Man Rustlin' (1926) as Pop Geers
  • The Perfect Clown (1925)
  • Bashful Buccaneer (1925) as Captain
  • The Timber Wolf (1925) as Joe Terry
  • The Gold Rush (1925) as Man in Dance Hall
  • The Power God (1925) as John Morgan
  • The Reel Virginian (1924) as Uncle Louie Lorimer
  • The Virginian as Uncle Hughie
  • Are You a Failure? (1923) as Thaddeus Crane
  • Confidence (1922) as Const. Kittering
  • Forget Me Not (1922)
  • The Son of the Wolf (1922) as Father Roubeau
  • The Conflict (1921) as Orrin Lakin
  • Jerry's Jam (1917) as Father


  1. ^ Ellenberger, Allan R. (1 May 2001). Celebrities in Los Angeles Cemeteries: A Directory. McFarland Publishing. p. 112. ISBN 9780786450190.
  2. ^ Variety. 18 September 1934. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ Bryson, Lew (2005). Pennsylvania Breweries. Stackpole Books. p. 118. ISBN 9780811732222.
  4. ^ a b Katchmer, George A. (22 September 2009). A Biographical Dictionary of Silent Film Western Actors and Actresses. McFarland Publishing. p. 5. ISBN 9781476609058.

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