John Trent

Actor, Additional Crew

Actor, Additional Crew


Darkly handsome John Trent, an aviator-turned-actor-turned aviator, is best know for the "Tailspin Tommy" adventure movies back in the 1930s. While flying was a natural for him, acting was not and the actor eventually turned his back on his Hollywood career. Born LaVerne Browne on December 5, 1906, in Orange, California, his first focus was in the ...
Birth date
1906-12-05
Death date
1966-05-12

Known For


Sky Patrol
Sky Patrol
Tailspin Tommy Tompkins (1939)
Stunt Pilot
Stunt Pilot
Tailspin Tommy Tompkins (1939)
Mystery Plane
Mystery Plane
Tailspin Tommy Tompkins (1939)
Danger Flight
Danger Flight
Tailspin Tommy Tompkins (1939)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActorI Wanted Wings
Lt. Ronson
1941
ActorDanger Flight
Tailspin Tommy Tompkins
1939
ActorSky Patrol
Tailspin Tommy Tompkins
1939
ActorStunt Pilot
Tailspin Tommy Tompkins
1939
ActorStart the Music
(Short) Doctor Reed
1939
ActorMystery Plane
Tailspin Tommy Tompkins
1939
ActorBlossoms on Broadway
Neil Graham
1937
ActorShe's No Lady
Alden 'Bill' Carter III
1937
ActorThe Great Gambini
Grant Naylor
1937
ActorJohn Meade's Woman
Mike
1937
ActorA Doctor's Diary
Dr. Dan Norris
1937
ActorSpringtime for Henry
Minor Role (uncredited)
1934
ActorBadge of Honor
Harvey Larkin, City Editor
1934
ActorThe Worst Woman in Paris?
Suave Man
1933
ActorUnder-Cover Man
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)
1932
ActorThe Sky Spider
Buddy Morgan
1931
RoleTitleYear
Additional CrewWolf Call
(flying instructor - uncredited)
1939