From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Bruce Cabot (April 20, 1904 – May 3, 1972) was an American film actor. Tall and athletic looking, he is best remembered as Jack Driscoll in King Kong (1933). He is also well known for his roles in films such as the original Last of the Mohicans, Fritz Lang's Fury and the classic western Dodge City.
The character of "Bruce Baxter" in the 2005 remake of King Kong was based on Cabot. The 2005 remake includes a dedication to the other two lead actors in the 1933 original, but not to Cabot.
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|King Kong||John 'Jack' Driscoll||1933|
|Flying Devils||'Ace' Murray||1933|
|Finishing School||Ralph McFarland - intern||1934|
|Show Them No Mercy!||Pitch||1935|
|Tenth Avenue Kid||Jim 'Silk' Loomis||1937|
|Dodge City||Jeff Surrett||1939|
|Captain Caution||Lehrman Slade||1940|
|Angel and the Badman||Laredo Stevens||1947|
|Sorrowful Jones||Big Steve Holloway||1949|
|Best of the Badmen||Cole Younger||1951|
|The Quiet American||Bill Granger||1958|
|Goliath and the Barbarians||Alboino||1959|
|The Comancheros||Maj. Henry (Ranger CO)||1961|
|Cat Ballou||Sheriff Maledon||1965|
|The War Wagon||Frank Pierce||1967|
|The Green Berets||Colonel Morgan||1968|
|The Undefeated||Jeff Newby||1969|
|Big Jake||Sam Sharpnose||1971|
|Diamonds Are Forever||Albert R. Saxby||1971|