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Renny McEvoy (1905–1987)

Renny McEvoy was born on January 22, 1905 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He was an actor, known for Home Town Story (1951), Wing and a Prayer (1944) and Star Bright (1944). He died on April 5, 1987 in El Centro, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1969 Bracken's World (TV Series)
Assistant Director
- All the Beautiful Young Girls (1969) ... Assistant Director
 1967-1968 The Big Valley (TV Series)
Depot Agent / Townsman / Railroad Clerk
- Devil's Masquerade (1968) ... Depot Agent
- Guilty (1967) ... Townsman
- Boy Into Man (1967) ... Railroad Clerk
 1968 Cimarron Strip (TV Series)
- The Judgement (1968) ... Merchant
 1967 Dragnet 1967 (TV Series)
John Cartwright
- The Fur Job (1967) ... John Cartwright
 1967 Iron Horse (TV Series)
- Shadow Run (1967) ... Julius
 1966 Bonanza (TV Series)
Jim Flint
- A Time to Step Down (1966) ... Jim Flint
 1964 The Farmer's Daughter (TV Series)
Telephone Installer
- The Octopus (1964) ... Telephone Installer
 1964 Dead Ringer
Man at Bar with Sweepstakes Tickets (uncredited)
 1962 Incident in an Alley
McNulty (uncredited)
 1962 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
- Shari Lewis Show (1962)
 1961 Gun Street
 1956-1961 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Al Noonan / Reporter / Dusty Smith / ...
- 13 Donner Street (1961) ... Al Noonan
- The Golden Cord (1961) ... Reporter
- Faith, Hope and Mr. Flaherty (1960) ... Drunk Man
- The Tenderizer (1959) ... Boy
 1960 North to Alaska
Miner (uncredited)
 1960 The Rifleman (TV Series)
- The Grasshopper (1960) ... Burke
 1959 Perry Mason (TV Series)
- The Case of the Lucky Legs (1959) ... Emcee (as Rennie McEvoy)
 1959 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series)
- A Difference of Opinion (1959) ... Fred
 1959 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series)
Gang Member
- Hoodlum (1959) ... Gang Member
 1959 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Father in Stands
- Moochie of the Little League: A Diamond Is a Boy's Best Friend (1959) ... Father in Stands (uncredited)
 1959 Markham (TV Series)
Man at Bar
- Deadline Date (1959) ... Man at Bar
 1959 Border Patrol (TV Series)
- Cargo Unknown (1959) ... Cabbie
 1959 Flight (TV Series)
Male Nurse
- Chopper Four (1959) ... Male Nurse
 1958 Voice in the Mirror
Steve - Alcoholic (uncredited)
 1958 Wagon Train (TV Series)
- The Major Adams Story: Part 2 (1958) ... Clerk
 1958 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
- The Pickpocket (1958) ... Lute
 1958 Broken Arrow (TV Series)
- Hired Killer (1958) ... Dexter
 1957 Rockabilly Baby
Charles Leonard
 1957 Desk Set
Man (uncredited)
 1957 The Way to the Gold
Carney Man (uncredited)
 1957 Oh, Men! Oh, Women!
Bartender (uncredited)
 1956 Bigger Than Life
Mr. Jones (uncredited)
 1953-1956 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Sgt. Oldham / Pete
- The Mechanical Cook (1956) ... Sgt. Oldham
- Wild Call (1955)
- The Perfect Secretary (1953) ... Pete
 1956 Star in the Dust
Timothy Brown
 1956 Crossroads (TV Series)
- Home Is the Sailor (1956) ... (unconfirmed)
 1955 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
 1955 Finger Man
Gang Member (uncredited)
 1954 The Lineup (TV Series)
- Dial 116 (1954)
 1954 Topper (TV Series)
- George's Old Flame (1954) ... Waiter (uncredited)
 1953-1954 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
 1954 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Tom Cat
- Masquerade (1954) ... Tom Cat
 1954 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Carnival Barker
- Beware the Wrecker (1954) ... Carnival Barker
 1953 Paris Model
Johnny Granville (uncredited)
 1953 Mexican Manhunt
Bus Driver (uncredited)
 1953 No Escape
 1953 Your Jeweler's Showcase (TV Series)
- Heart's Desire (1953)
 1953 Call Me Madam
First G.I. (uncredited)
 1952-1953 Dragnet (TV Series)
Don Meyer / Officer Doherty
- The Big Grandma (1953) ... Don Meyer (as Rennie McEvoy)
- The Big .22 Rifle for Christmas (1952) ... Officer Doherty (as Rennie McEvoy)
- The Big Trial (1952) ... (as Rennie McEvoy)
 1952 Big Town (TV Series)
- The Shill (1952) ... Jack
 1952 Invasion U.S.A.
Military Guardsman (uncredited)
 1952 Red Snow
Sgt. Spike Koops
 1952 China Smith (TV Series)
Dominic Yahn
- Year of the Phoenix ... Dominic Yahn
 1951 The Big Night
Reporter (uncredited)
 1951 Let's Make It Legal
Reporter (uncredited)
 1951 The Well
Driver / Witness (uncredited)
 1951 A Millionaire for Christy
Photographer (uncredited)
 1951 He Ran All the Way
Pool Attendant (uncredited)
 1951 Home Town Story
Taxi Driver
 1951 Fourteen Hours
Radio Man (uncredited)
 1951 Cry Danger
Taxi Driver
 1951 Call Me Mister
Soldier in Show (uncredited)
 1950 County Fair
Rogers (uncredited)
 1949 Trapped
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1949 Down Memory Lane
Character in Sennett Shorts (as Rennie McEvoy)
 1949 Tulsa
Car Dealer (uncredited)
 1948 In This Corner
Matt McGuire, reporter
 1948 Hollow Triumph
Washroom Attendant (uncredited)
 1948 Mickey
Mr. Newey (uncredited)
 1946 From This Day Forward
Charlie Beesley
 1946 Miss Susie Slagle's
Clayton Abernathy
 1945 Senorita from the West
William Wylliams
 1944 Star Bright (Short)
 1944 Wing and a Prayer
Ens. Cliff Hale
 1944 The Story of Dr. Wassell
Johnny Leeweather
 1943 Around the World
Bandsman (uncredited)
 1942 I Married a Witch
Bellboy (uncredited)
 1942 Wings for the Eagle
Customer (uncredited)
 1941 You're in the Army Now
Soldier (uncredited)
 1941 Navy Blues
Sailor (uncredited)
 1941 I Wanted Wings
Cadet (uncredited)
Show Show Self (1 credit)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Writer for "Dixie Dugan" comic strip. His daughter Renee was the model for the character Imogene due to her fiery temper!

Alternate Names:

Rennie McEvoy

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Personal Quote:

Do not say 'good-bye'; it is always, 'so-long' and 'hasta manana!'


He never liked for him or anybody else to say, "good-bye"; it was always, "so-long" because he thought "good-bye" was permanent like he was never going to see you again. See more »

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