- Gender: Male
- Birthday: 1903-04-09
- Day of Death: 1960-11-05 ( 57 years old )
- Place of Birth: Benkelman, Nebraska, USA
- Also Known As: Wardell Edwin Bond
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Wardell Edwin Bond (April 9, 1903 – November 5, 1960) was an American film character actor whose rugged appearance and easygoing charm were featured in more than 200 films, as well as in the NBC television series Wagon Train from 1957 to 1961. Among his best-remembered roles are Bert the cop in Frank Capra’s It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) and Captain Clayton in John Ford’s The Searchers (1956).