One of Hollywood's pre-eminent male stars of all time (eclipsed, perhaps, only by "King" Clark Gable and arguably by Gary Cooper or Spencer Tracy), and the cinema's quintessential "tough guy", James Cagney was also an accomplished--if rather stiff--hoofer and easily played light comedy. Ending three decades on the screen...See full bio »
1955The Seven Little Foys
(performer: "Mary's a Grand Old Name" - uncredited, "Yankee Doodle Dandy" - uncredited)
1950The West Point Story
(performer: "It's Raining Sundrops" - uncredited, "By the Kissing Rock" - uncredited, "The Military Polka" - uncredited, "B'klyn" - uncredited, "It Could Only Happen in Brooklyn" - uncredited)
1948The Time of Your Life
(performer: "Let the Lower Lights Be Burning" 1871 - uncredited / "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling" 1912 - uncredited)
1942Yankee Doodle Dandy
(performer: "The Yankee Doodle Boy" 1904 - uncredited, "Give My Regards to Broadway" 1904 - uncredited, "Over There" 1917 - uncredited, "You're a Grand Old Flag" 1906 - uncredited, "Mary's a Grand Old Name" 1906 - uncredited, "Forty-Five Minutes from Broadway" 1906 - uncredited, "Off the Record" 1937 - uncredited, "Harrigan" 1908 - uncredited, "I Was Born in Virginia" 1906 - uncredited)
(1928) Stage: Appeared in "Grand Street Follies" on Broadway. Musical revue. Book by / lyrics by / directed by Agnes Morgan. Music by Max Ewing, Lily Hyland, Serge Walter. Booth Theatre: 28 May 1928-Oct 1928 (closing date unknown/144 performances). Cast: Vera Allen, George Bratt, Hal Brogan...
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5 Biographical Movies
8 Print Biographies
2 Magazine Cover Photos
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Once a song and dance man, always a song and dance man. Those few words tell as much about me professionally as there is to tell.
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"Cagney! The Musical," an original biographical stage work written by Peter Colley and directed by Bill Castellino, had its world premiere in March 2009 at the Florida Stage theatre in Manalapan, Florida. Robert Creighton starred as Cagney, both he and the show received good to excellent reviews and the run soon sold out, setting a record for the theatre.
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