Johnson Lundy Arledge (March 12, 1906 – May 15, 1947) was an American film and stage actor. He played dozens of supporting roles in the Hollywood movies of the 1930s–1940s, including the tractor driver who destroys a house in The Grapes of Wrath.
John Arledge in 1932
Johnson Lundy Arledge
March 12, 1906
Crockett, Texas, U.S.
|Died||May 15, 1947 (aged 41)|
Arledge pursued engineering as a major in college, but eventually his work with a little theatre turned his interest to acting. He performed in vaudeville before taking on his first film role in 1931.
This filmography is believed to be complete.
- King of Jazz (1930) - First Pianist at Giant Piano ('Rhapsody in Blue') / Quartet Member ('Nellie') (as Johnson Arledge)
- Young Sinners (1931) - Jimmy
- Daddy Long Legs (1931) - Jimmy McBride
- The Spider (1931) - Tommy
- Heartbreak (1931) - Jerry Sommers
- After Tomorrow (1932) - Office Worker / Wedding Rehearsal Guest (uncredited)
- Disorderly Conduct (1932) - Driver with Flat Tire (uncredited)
- Careless Lady (1932) - Hank Oldfield
- Huddle (1932) - Pidge
- Week Ends Only (1932) - Ted Lane
- Hell's Highway (1932) - Carter
- Olsen's Big Moment (1933) - Harry Smith
- Jimmy and Sally (1933) - Joe
- Coming Out Party (1934) - Party Crasher (uncredited)
- Flirtation Walk (1934) - 'Spike'
- Bachelor of Arts (1934) - Robert Neal
- Devil Dogs of the Air (1935) - Mac
- Mary Jane's Pa (1935) - Linc Overman
- Old Man Rhythm (1935) - Pinky Parker
- The Farmer Takes a Wife (1935) - Man Talking About Transcontinental Railroad (uncredited)
- Shipmates Forever (1935) - Johnny 'Coxswain' Lawrence
- We're Only Human (1935) - Johnny O'Brien
- You May Be Next (1936) - Eddie House
- Two in Revolt (1936) - John Woods
- Murder on a Bridle Path (1936) - Joey Thomas
- Don't Turn 'Em Loose (1936) - Walter Clifford
- The Big Game (1936) - Spike Adams
- Big City (1937) - Buddy
- Saturday's Heroes (1937) - Ted Calkins
- County Fair (1937) - John Hope
- Prison Nurse (1938) - Mousie
- Numbered Woman (1938)
- Campus Confessions (1938) - Freddy Fry
- You Can't Cheat an Honest Man (1939) - Phineas Whipsnade
- Twelve Crowded Hours (1939) - Red
- 6,000 Enemies (1939) - Phil Donegan
- All Women Have Secrets (1939) - Joe Tucker
- Gone with the Wind (1939) - Dying Soldier (uncredited)
- The Grapes of Wrath (1940) - Davis 
- The Fighting 69th (1940) - Second Alabama Man (uncredited)
- Strange Cargo (1940) - Dufond
- It's a Date (1940) - Newcomer on Ship (uncredited)
- Ski Patrol (1940) - Dick Reynolds
- Flight Angels (1940) - Mr. Perry
- City for Conquest (1940) - Salesman
- The Flag of Humanity (1940, Short) - Jeremy
- Arizona (1940) - Southern Lieutenant (uncredited)
- Cheers for Miss Bishop (1941) - 'Snapper' MacRae
- That's My Man (1947) - Thunder's Owner (uncredited)
- I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now (1947) - Clerk (uncredited)
- Dark Passage (1947) - Lonely Man (uncredited) (final film role)
- Peter Bogdanovich (1978). John Ford. University of California Press. p. 131. GGKEY:UKU6GF3RFNU. Retrieved 31 July 2011.
- "Majestic". Shamokin News-Dispatch. Pennsylvania, Shamokin. July 24, 1939. p. 9. Retrieved October 29, 2019 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Film 'Bunker Bean' With John Arledge". The Semi-Weekly Spokesman-Review. Washington, Spokane. September 15, 1935. p. 31. Retrieved October 29, 2019 – via Newspapers.com.
- Alan Gevinson (1 October 1997). American Film Institute catalog. University of California Press. pp. 90, 221, 401, 474, 737. ISBN 978-0-520-20964-0. Retrieved 31 July 2011.