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Patrick Cranshaw (1919–2005)


Patrick Cranshaw was born on June 17, 1919 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, USA as Joseph Patrick Cranshaw. He was an actor, known for Best in Show (2000), Old School (2003) and The Hudsucker Proxy (1994). He was married to Afyphee Shaw. He died on December 28, 2005 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA. See full bio »

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 2006 Air Buddies (Video)
Sheriff Bob
 2006 Shoot (Short)
Zach
 2004 7th Heaven (TV Series)
Mr. Suggs
 2003 My Boss's Daughter
Old Man
 2003 Old School
Blue
 1998-2003 ER (TV Series)
Mr. Gilman
- Vanishing Act (1998)
 2001 Dead Last (TV Series)
Pops McNitty
- The Problem with Corruption (2001) ... Pops McNitty
 2001 Norm (TV Series)
Grandpa
- Norm vs. Dad (2001) ... Grandpa
 2000 Best in Show
Leslie Ward Cabot
 2000 MVP: Most Valuable Primate (as Joseph Patrick Cranshaw)
 1999 The Cracker Man
Grandpa
 1999 Ladies Man (TV Series)
Uncle Earl
- Thanks for Nothing (1999) ... Uncle Earl
 1999 Veronica's Closet (TV Series)
Mr. Leeds
 1998 Boy Meets World (TV Series)
Custodian
- Santa's Little Helpers (1998) ... Custodian
 1998 Alien Avengers II (TV Movie)
Judge Gorman
 1998 Almost Heroes
Jackson (as Joseph Patrick Cranshaw)
 1998 Broken Vessels
Gramps
 1998 Just Shoot Me! (TV Series)
Cowboy Pete
- Sewer! (1998) ... Cowboy Pete
 1997 Ground Zero
 1997 The Drew Carey Show (TV Series)
Gerald Thompson
- Drew vs. Mimi: Part 2 (1997) ... Gerald Thompson
 1997 The Single Guy (TV Series)
Old Man
- Au Pair (1997) ... Old Man
 1996 Everyone Says I Love You
Grandpa
 1996 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Homer Blackstock
- Forget Me Not (1996) ... Homer Blackstock
 1995 Pig Sty (TV Series)
Old Man
- The Ghost and Mr. Evans (1995) ... Old Man
 1995 All-American Girl (TV Series)
Mr. Vasin
- Pulp Sitcom (1995) ... Mr. Vasin
 1994 Coach (TV Series)
Mr. Knickerbocker
- Out of Control (1994) ... Mr. Knickerbocker
 1994 Ellen (TV Series)
Irving
- Adam's Birthday (1994) ... Irving
 1994 The Hudsucker Proxy
Ancient Sorter (as Pat Cranshaw)
 1991 Married with Children (TV Series)
Young Kit
- Buck Has a Belly Ache (1991) ... Young Kit
 1989 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
Old Man
 1989 Growing Pains (TV Series)
Reverend Chuck MacGregor
- Anniversary from Hell (1989) ... Reverend Chuck MacGregor
 1988 Moving
Packer
 1985-1986 Night Court (TV Series)
Mr. MacNulty / Mr. Sheldon
- The New Judge (1986) ... Mr. MacNulty
- Billie's Valentine (1985) ... Mr. Sheldon
 1986 Too Close for Comfort (TV Series)
Wendell Forester
- Cyrano Henry (1986) ... Wendell Forester
- Ya Gotta Have Heart (1986) ... Wendell Forester
- Late, Great Herbert Maxwell (1986) ... Wendell Forester
 1986 Hunter (TV Series)
Old Man
- Saturday Night Special (1986) ... Old Man
 1986 Perfect Strangers (TV Series)
Street Person
- Happy Birthday, Baby (1986) ... Street Person
 1982-1985 It's a Living (TV Series)
Elderly Man / Louis
- Jan's Engagement (1985) ... Elderly Man
- Strange Bedfellows (1982) ... Louis
 1985 Pee-wee's Big Adventure
Hobo (as Pat Cranshaw)
 1985 Three's a Crowd (TV Series)
Mr. Levingson
- Jack Gets Trashed (1985) ... Mr. Levingson
 1985 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
Clark
- The Right Thing (1985) ... Clark
 1985 Double Trouble (TV Series)
Bellman
- The Day of the Rose (1985) ... Bellman
 1983-1984 Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series)
Mr. Clemens / Old Man
- The Wedding (1984) ... Mr. Clemens (as Pat Cranshaw)
- Drafted (1983) ... Old Man
 1984 Young People's Specials (TV Series)
Grandfather
- Runaway to Glory (1984) ... Grandfather (as Pat Cranshaw)
 1983 Archie Bunker's Place (TV Series)
Albert
- Three Women (1983) ... Albert (as Pat Crenshaw)
 1982 Father Murphy (TV Series)
Bum #2
- John Michael Murphy, R.I.P. (1982) ... Bum #2
 1982 Yes, Giorgio
Man on Gurney
 1981 Best of the West (TV Series)
Bob
- The New Jail (1981)
- The Prisoner (1981) ... Bob
 1981 Return of the Rebels (TV Movie)
Storekeeper
 1978-1981 Mork & Mindy (TV Series)
Jake Loomis / Old Man / The Man in the Store
- I Heard It Through the Morkvine (1981) ... Jake Loomis
- Mindy Gets Her Job (1981) ... Jake Loomis
- Mork's First Christmas (1978) ... Old Man
- Mork the Gullible (1978) ... The Man in the Store
 1978-1980 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Manuel Barton / Spokes
- To See the Light: Part 1 (1980) ... Manuel Barton
- Men Will Be Boys (1978) ... Spokes (as Pat Cranshaw)
 1979-1980 The Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series)
Doctor / Doc Petticord
- And in This Corner, Luke Duke (1980) ... Doctor
- Double Sting (1979) ... Doc Petticord (as Pat Cranshaw)
 1980 The Gong Show Movie
Man Dying In Elevator (as Pat Cranshaw)
 1980 The Private Eyes
Roy
 1980 CHiPs (TV Series)
Carpenter
- Kidnap (1980) ... Carpenter
 1980 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Mr. Coogan
- Honor Thy Elders (1980) ... Mr. Coogan (as Pat Cranshaw)
 1979 B.J. and the Bear (TV Series)
Joe
- Mary Ellen (1979) ... Joe
 1979 Stockard Channing in Just Friends (TV Series)
Elderly Man
- The Hollywood Syndrome (1979) ... Elderly Man
 1979 Racquet
Old Man (as Pat Cranshaw)
 1979 Wonder Woman (TV Series)
Codger
- A Date with Doomsday (1979) ... Codger
 1979 Salvage 1 (TV Series)
Herman Vance
- Dry Spell (1979) ... Herman Vance
 1978 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Western Union Manager (as Pat Cranshaw)
 1976-1978 Alice (TV Series)
Andy
- Mel's Big Five-O (1978) ... Andy
- The Pharmacist (1978) ... Andy
- Love Is a Free Throw (1978) ... Andy
 1978 Baby, I'm Back (TV Series)
Old Man / Man
- The Loneliest Night of the Week (1978) ... Old Man
- Living Proof (1978) ... Man
 1977 Mule Feathers
Card Player (as Pat Cranshaw)
 1975-1977 The Bob Newhart Show (TV Series)
Bum / Old Gentleman
- Carlin's New Suit (1977) ... Bum
- Carol's Wedding (1975) ... Old Gentleman
 1977 Riding High (TV Movie)
 1977 Thunder and Lightning
Taylor
 1977 Great Day (TV Movie)
Pop
 1976 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
Bank Guard
- Carol (1976) ... Bank Guard
 1976 Police Woman (TV Series)
the Swamper
- Broken Angels (1976) ... the Swamper (as Pat Cranshaw)
 1976 Slumber Party '57
Store Owner (as Pat Cranshaw)
 1976 Jigsaw John (TV Series)
Old Caretaker
- The Executioner (1976) ... Old Caretaker (as Pat Crenshaw)
 1975 On the Rocks (TV Series)
Gabby
- The Legacy (1975) ... Gabby (as Pat Cranshaw)
 1974 Adam-12 (TV Series)
Mr. Ferguson
- Point of View (1974) ... Mr. Ferguson (as Pat Cranshaw)
 1974 The ABC Afternoon Playbreak (TV Series)
Matthew
- Can I Save My Children? (1974) ... Matthew (as Pat Cranshaw)
 1974 Nightmare Honeymoon
Old Bail Boy
 1974 Lincoln (TV Mini-Series)
Simon Mumford
- Mrs. Lincoln's Husband (1974) ... Simon Mumford (uncredited)
 1973 Police Story (TV Series)
Man #2
- Requiem for an Informer (1973) ... Man #2 (as Pat Cranshaw)
 1973 The New Temperatures Rising Show (TV Series)
Old Man
- The Oldest Living American (1973) ... Old Man
 1973 Thicker Than Water (TV Series)
Bert Taylor
 1970-1971 Green Acres (TV Series)
Farmer #2 / Old Man / Grandpa
- The Hole in the Porch (1971) ... Farmer #2 (as J.P. Cranshaw)
- Jealousy (1970) ... Old Man (as Pat Cranshaw)
- The Picnic (1970) ... Grandpa (as Pat Cranshaw)
 1971 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
Grubby
- The Hideaway (1971) ... Grubby (uncredited)
 1968-1970 The Doris Day Show (TV Series)
Fred / Farmer / Ernie
- Buck's Portrait (1970) ... Farmer
- The Relatives (1968) ... Ernie
 1968 Ready for Anything! (as J.P. Cranshaw)
 1968 Bandolero!
Bank clerk (as Joseph Patrick Cranshaw)
 1967 Mars Needs Women (TV Movie) (as Pat Cranshaw)
 1967 Bonnie and Clyde
Bank Teller (uncredited)
 1967 Hip Hot and 21 (as Pat Cranshaw)
 1966 Curse of the Swamp Creature (TV Movie)
Pilot (as Pat Cranshaw)
 1964 Under Age
W.J. Earnhardt (as Joseph Patrick Cranshaw)
 1963 The Yesterday Machine (as Joseph 'Pat' Cranshaw)
 1962 Route 66 (TV Series)
Alfred / Luke
- Love Is a Skinny Kid (1962) ... Alfred (uncredited)
- 1800 Days to Justice (1962) ... Luke (as Joseph Cranshaw)
 1961 The 7th Commandment (as Joseph Patrick Cranshaw)
 1960 The Amazing Transparent Man
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J.P. Cranshaw | Joseph 'Pat' Cranshaw | Joseph Patrick Cranshaw | Joseph Cranshaw | Pat Cranshaw | Pat Crenshaw
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Veteran character actor who unexpectedly attained pop culture status playing Joseph "Blue" Palasky in Old School (2003). He was well into his 80s when he was cast in the small part that gave him the kind of public recognition rarely afforded a character actor. See more »

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