Chester Lamont Clute (February 18, 1891 – April 2, 1956) was an American actor familiar in scores of Hollywood films from his debut in 1930. Diminutive, bald-pated with a bristling moustache, he appeared in mostly unbilled roles, consisting usually of one or two lines, in nearly 250 films. Clute's Broadway credits included Ceiling Zero (1935), Page Miss Glory (1934), Triplets (1932), Oh, Promise Me (1930), The New Yorkers (1927), and She Couldn't Say No (1926). Born Chester Lamont Clute in Orange, New Jersey, Clute died of a heart attack in Woodland Hills, California, aged 65. He is buried at Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery.