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J.M. Kerrigan (1884–1964)

Elfin character player who, sometimes ornery, sometimes self-righteous and usually puffin' away on his pipe, would likely elude the mischief he made for others! (Rather like his countryman Barry Fitzgerald, with a bit more shiftiness - a bit more of a mean streak perhaps.) See full bio »

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 1960 Lock Up (TV Series)
- So Shall Ye Reap (1960)
 1960 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Mr. Thomas J. Flaherty
- Faith, Hope and Mr. Flaherty (1960) ... Mr. Thomas J. Flaherty
 1960 The Lineup (TV Series)
- Seven Sinners (1960) ... Rafferty
 1959 Wagon Train (TV Series)
John Reed
- The St. Nicholas Story (1959) ... John Reed
 1959 Five Fingers (TV Series)
Danny O'Neill
- The Emerald Curtain (1959) ... Danny O'Neill
 1959 Union Pacific (TV Series)
Dr. Fergus
- Cave-In (1959)
- Lost Boy (1959)
- Iron West (1959) ... Dr. Fergus
 1958 Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series)
Mr. Pickles
- The Magic Fishbone (1958) ... Mr. Pickles
 1958 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Pether Flynn
- Birthday Present (1958) ... Pether Flynn
 1957 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
Farmer Finney
- A Tongue of Silver (1957) ... Farmer Finney
 1955-1956 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Dennis Malloy / Jimmy
- The Glorious Gift of Molly Malloy (1956) ... Dennis Malloy
- The Martyr (1955) ... Jimmy
 1956 The Fastest Gun Alive
Kevin McGovern
 1956 Frontier (TV Series)
Doc Sean Michael Xaxier O'Hara
- The Devil and Doctor O'Hara (1956) ... Doc Sean Michael Xaxier O'Hara
 1955 It's a Dog's Life
Paddy Corbin
 1954 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
Old Billy
 1954 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Dr. Makery
- Welcome Stranger (1954) ... Dr. Makery
 1953 The Silver Whip
 1952 My Cousin Rachel
Reverend Pascoe
 1952 Park Row
Dan O'Rourke
 1952 The Unexpected (TV Series)
- Slightly Dead (1952)
 1952 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- Twilight Song (1952) ... Davey
 1952 The Wild North
 1951 Two of a Kind
Father Lanahan (uncredited)
 1951 Sealed Cargo
Skipper Ben
 1951 Double Crossbones
Debtor (uncredited)
 1949 Mrs. Mike
Uncle John
 1949 The Fighting O'Flynn
 1948 The Luck of the Irish
Tatie the Innkeeper
 1948 Call Northside 777
Sullivan - Court Bailiff (uncredited)
 1946 Black Beauty
 1945 She Went to the Races
Jeff Habbard
 1945 The Spanish Main
Pillery Gow
 1945 The Crime Doctor's Warning
Robert MacPherson (uncredited)
 1945 The Great John L.
Father O'Malley
 1945 Tarzan and the Amazons
 1944 The Big Bonanza
Judge Jasper Kincaid
 1944 An American Romance
Charlie O'Rourke - Steam Shovel Operator (uncredited)
 1944 Wilson
Edward Sullivan
 1944 The Fighting Seabees
Sawyer Collins
 1943 Mr. Lucky
Mr. McDougal (uncredited)
 1943 Action in the North Atlantic
Caviar Jinks (uncredited)
 1942 Captains of the Clouds
 1942 The Vanishing Virginian
John William Phelps, Blacksmith
 1941 Appointment for Love
 1940 The Long Voyage Home
 1940 No Time for Comedy
 1940 One Crowded Night
Brother 'Doc' Joseph (patent medicine peddler)
 1940 The Sea Hawk
Eli Matson
 1940 Curtain Call
Mr. Middleton
 1940 Young Tom Edison
Mr. McCarney
 1940 Congo Maisie
Captain Finch
 1939 Two Thoroughbreds
Jack Lenihan
 1939 Sabotage
 1939 The Witness Vanishes
 1939 Two Bright Boys
Mike Casey
 1939 6,000 Enemies
Dan Barrett
 1939 The Zero Hour
 1939 Sorority House
Lew Fisher
 1939 Union Pacific
 1939 Undercover Agent
Tom 'Pop' Madison
 1939 The Kid from Texas
 1939 The Flying Irishman
Mr. Clyde Corrigan Sr.
 1939 Boy Slaves
Brakeman (uncredited)
 1939 The Great Man Votes
Hot Shot Gillings
 1938 Ride a Crooked Mile
Sgt. Flynn
 1938 Little Orphan Annie
Tom Jennings
 1938 Spring Madness
Mr. Maloney (uncredited)
 1938 Vacation from Love
Danny Dolan, Hansom Cabbie
 1937 The Barrier
Sergeant Thomas
 1937 London by Night
 1937 Motor Madness
Henry John 'Cap' McNeil
 1936 The Plough and the Stars
Uncle Peter
 1936 Lloyd's of London
Brook Watson
 1936 Spendthrift
Pop O'Connell
 1936 Hearts in Bondage
Paddy Callahan
 1936 Special Investigator
Judge Plumgate
 1936 Colleen
Pop Reilly
 1936 Laughing Irish Eyes
 1936 The Prisoner of Shark Island
Judge Maiben
 1936 Timothy's Quest
Dr. Cudd
 1935 A Feather in Her Hat
 1935 Barbary Coast
Judge Harper
 1935 Hot Tip
 1935 The Farmer Takes a Wife
Angus (uncredited)
 1935 Werewolf of London
 1935 The Informer
 1935 Vanessa: Her Love Story
Perkins (uncredited)
 1935 Mystery of Edwin Drood
Chief Verger Tope
 1934 Happiness Ahead
Window Washer Boss
 1934 The Fountain
 1934 Treasure Island
Tom Morgan - Pirate (uncredited)
 1934 The Key
 1934 A Modern Hero
Mr. Ryan
 1934 The Lost Patrol
 1933 Lone Cowboy
Mr. Curran
 1933 Paddy the Next Best Thing
 1933 Air Hostess
Pop Kearny
 1933 The Monkey's Paw
Cpl. O'Leary (uncredited)
 1932 Rockabye
 1932 Vanity Street
Dan - Irish Cop (uncredited)
 1932 State's Attorney
Coachman (uncredited)
 1932 Careless Lady
 1932 The Rainbow Trail
Paddy Harrigan
 1931 Merely Mary Ann
First Drayman
 1931 The Black Camel
Thomas MacMasters
 1931 All Women are Bad
Chipley Duff
 1930 Under Suspicion
 1930 Lightnin'
Judge Lemuel Townsend
 1930 Just Imagine
Traffic Policeman in 1980 (uncredited)
 1930 Song o' My Heart
 1930 New Movietone Follies of 1930
Gateman in Show (uncredited)
 1929 Lucky in Love
 1923 Little Old New York
John O'Day
 1916 Woman's Wit (Short)
 1916 An Unfair Love Affair (Short)
 1916 The Miser's Gift (Short)
Ned McGrath
 1916 Food of Love (Short)
 1916 A Romance at Puck Fair (Short)
Jack Manning
 1916 O'Neal of the Glen (Short)
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Stage Play: Engaged. Book by William S. Gilbert. Directed by Edward T. Goodman. 52nd Street Theatre (moved to The 48th Street Theatre from 6 Jul 1925- close): 18 Jun 1925- 1 Aug 1925 (44 performances). Cast: Jay Fassett (as "Belvawney"), Dolle Gray, Albert Hecht, J.M. Kerrigan (as "Cheviot Hill"), Margaret Love, Antoinette Perry, George ... See more »

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