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James Nolan (I) (1915–1985)

James Nolan was born on November 29, 1915 in San Francisco, California, USA as James F. Nolan. He was an actor, known for Dirty Harry (1971), Airport (1970) and Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome (1947). He died on July 29, 1985 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California. See full bio »

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 1982 Father Murphy (TV Series)
Judge
- The Witness (1982) ... Judge
 1982 Jinxed!
Father (as Jim Nolan)
 1981 All Night Long
Grandfather Gibbons (as Jim Nolan)
 1980 The Waltons (TV Series)
Jenkins
- The Triumph (1980) ... Jenkins
 1980 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Security Guard
- Deadly Arena (1980) ... Security Guard (as Jim Nolan)
 1979 The Darker Side of Terror (TV Movie)
Dr. Tapler (as Jim Nolan)
 1978 Wonder Woman (TV Series)
Watchman
- Formicida (1978) ... Watchman (as Jim Nolan)
 1978 The Toolbox Murders
Bartender
 1978 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
Templeton
- The Madonna Caper (1978) ... Templeton (as Jim Nolan)
 1977 Telefon
Appliance Store Clerk (as Jim Nolan)
 1976 Arthur Hailey's the Moneychangers (TV Mini-Series)
Depositor with $1500 (1976) (uncredited)
 1976 The Shootist
Gambler (uncredited)
 1974 McCloud (TV Series)
Randall
- The Barefoot Girls of Bleecker Street (1974) ... Randall (as Jim Nolan)
 1974 Movin' On (TV Series)
Wilson
- In Tandem (1974) ... Wilson (as Jim Nolan)
 1973 Emergency! (TV Series)
Tony Malzone
- Insomnia (1973) ... Tony Malzone (as Jim Nolan)
 1973 Adam-12 (TV Series)
Security Officer
- Van Nuys Division: Pete's Mustache (1973) ... Security Officer (as Jim Nolan)
 1971-1973 Cannon (TV Series)
Sparks Foster
- Murder by Proxy (1973) ... Sparks Foster
- Flight Plan (1971)
 1973 Charley Varrick
Clerk (as Jim Nolan)
 1965-1972 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Building Supervisor / New York State Policeman / Sprall / ...
- The Engineer (1972) ... Building Supervisor
- The Corruptor (1972) ... New York State Policeman
- The Innocents (1970)
- The Swindler (1969) ... Sprall
- The Nightmare (1968) ... Sheriff (as Jim Nolan)
 1972 The Rookies (TV Series)
Watchman
- The Informant (1972) ... Watchman (as Jim Nolan)
 1971 Dirty Harry
Liquor Proprietor
 1971 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Hall
- The Sands of Anger (1971) ... Hall
 1971 Support Your Local Gunfighter
Train Conductor (uncredited)
 1970 Airport
Father Steven Lonigan (as Jim Nolan)
 1970 The High Chaparral (TV Series)
McKendrick
- The Guns of Johnny Rondo (1970) ... McKendrick (as Jim Nolan)
 1968 Madigan
Detective (uncredited)
 1968 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
The Warden
- The Night of the Amnesiac (1968) ... The Warden (as Jim Nolan)
 1967 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Ed Scanlon
- Cry Hard, Cry Fast: Part 2 (1967) ... Ed Scanlon (as Jim Nolan)
- Cry Hard, Cry Fast: Part 1 (1967) ... Ed Scanlon (as Jim Nolan)
 1967 Get Smart (TV Series)
Cop
- Witness for the Persecution (1967) ... Cop
 1967 The Second Hundred Years (TV Series)
Mr. Barton
- A Simple Son of the Soil (1967) ... Mr. Barton
 1967 Iron Horse (TV Series)
Jessup
- Diablo (1967) ... Jessup
 1964-1967 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Driver / Floyd
- Home Is the Hunted (1964) ... Floyd
 1966 I Spy (TV Series)
Colonel Shayne
- Trial by Treehouse (1966) ... Colonel Shayne (as Jim Nolan)
 1966 See You in Hell, Darling
Monsignor Jim (uncredited)
 1961-1966 The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (TV Series)
Policeman / Gardener
- Wally's Traffic Ticket (1966) ... Gardener
- Dave, the Worrier (1965) ... Policeman
- Cafe Caper (1964) ... Policeman
- The Trading Stamps (1961) ... Policeman
 1964 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Police Sergeant
- Why Won't Anybody Listen? (1964) ... Police Sergeant
 1964 McHale's Navy (TV Series)
Captain Meyers
- Who'll Buy My Sarongs? (1964) ... Captain Meyers (as Jim Nolan)
 1963 Kraft Mystery Theater (TV Series)
2nd Barman
- Shadow of a Man (1963) ... 2nd Barman (as Jim Nolan)
 1961 Target: The Corruptors (TV Series)
 1961 The Gertrude Berg Show (TV Series)
Fireman
- Lonely Sunday (1961) ... Fireman
 1961 Leave It to Beaver (TV Series)
Man #1
- Beaver Goes in Business (1961) ... Man #1 (as Jim Nolan)
 1960-1961 Dante (TV Series)
Inspector Roper / Inspector Loper / Inspector Ryan
- Around a Dark Corner (1961) ... Inspector Roper
- Friendly Assassin (1961) ... Inspector Loper
- Dante's Fickle Fate (1961) ... Inspector Roper
- The Devil to Pay (1961) ... Inspector Roper
- Dial D for Dante (1961) ... Inspector Roper
 1961 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Jim
- A Penny for Your Thoughts (1961) ... Jim
 1960 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series)
Luke Tighe
- Woman of Tucson (1960) ... Luke Tighe
 1960 Portrait in Black
Detective
 1959-1960 Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Carnival Boss
- The Clown (1960) ... Carnival Boss (as Jim Nolan)
- Forked Lightning (1959)
 1960 The Betty Hutton Show (TV Series)
Sandy
- Goldie Meets Mike (1960) ... Sandy (as Jim Nolan)
 1959 The Big Circus
Police Lieutenant (uncredited)
 1957-1959 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Policeman / Deputy / Walsh - Norris's Attendant / ...
- The Case of the Dubious Bridegroom (1959) ... Policeman
- The Case of the Curious Bride (1958) ... Deputy (credit only)
- The Case of the Rolling Bones (1958) ... Walsh - Norris's Attendant
 1959 The Ann Sothern Show (TV Series)
Eddie
- Springtime for Katy (1959) ... Eddie
- The Raise (1959) ... Eddie
- Katy's Investment Club (1959) ... Eddie
 1959 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Pinkerton Agent
- Railroaded (1959) ... Pinkerton Agent (uncredited)
 1959 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Chick - Cop on the Take
- Pilot (1959) ... Chick - Cop on the Take (uncredited)
 1958 The Thin Man (TV Series)
 1958 Harbor Command (TV Series)
Treasury Agent
- Decoy (1958) ... Treasury Agent (as Jim Nolan)
 1958 Target (TV Series)
- Turn of the Tide (1958)
 1957-1958 Colt .45 (TV Series)
Sherriff Martin / Sheriff Ben Bluestone
- Point of Honor (1958) ... Sherriff Martin
- Final Payment (1957) ... Sheriff Ben Bluestone
 1957 Trackdown (TV Series)
Hank Pearson
- Like Father (1957) ... Hank Pearson
 1957 Alcoa Theatre (TV Series)
O'Brien
- Circumstantial (1957) ... O'Brien
 1957 Whirlybirds (TV Series)
Steve Cantrell
- Incident in Del Rio (1957) ... Steve Cantrell
 1957 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series)
Carlin
- Picture of Fear (1957) ... Carlin
 1956-1957 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Edward Trilling / Dr. Courtnay / Fain
- Summer Return (1957) ... Edward Trilling
- The Black Angel (1957) ... Dr. Courtnay
- Vice Squad (1957)
- The Quick and the Dead (1956) ... Fain (as Jim Nolan)
 1956-1957 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Gib the Blacksmith
- The Restless Gun (1957) ... Gib the Blacksmith
 1957 The Big Caper
Police Sgt. Waldo Harrington (uncredited)
 1956-1957 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
Police Officer / Nick Brandon
- The Frightened Witness (1957) ... Police Officer (as Jim Nolan)
- The Boy Nobody Wanted (1956) ... Nick Brandon
 1957 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Officer Bourne
- Number Twenty-Two (1957) ... Officer Bourne
 1957 The Lineup (TV Series)
Samuel X. Roscoe
- The Juke Box Bandit Case (1957) ... Samuel X. Roscoe (as Jim Nolan)
 1956-1957 Studio 57 (TV Series)
Mike / Fuller
- Outpost (1957) ... Mike (as Jim Nolan)
- The Blue Wall (1956) ... Fuller
 1956 Crusader (TV Series)
Les Benedict
- Expose (1956) ... Les Benedict (as Jim Nolan)
 1956 State Trooper (TV Series)
Sheriff John Elder / Clark County Sheriff
- The Paperhanger of Pioche (1956) ... Sheriff John Elder
- Red Badge of Death (1956) ... Clark County Sheriff
 1956 The Boss
Matt's Lawyer (uncredited)
 1956 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Producer
- The Stand-In (1956) ... Producer
 1956 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Zack
- How to Die for Nothing (1956) ... Zack
 1951-1954 Martin Kane (TV Series)
Detective Moore / Steve Jenson
- The Milk Bottle Burglar (1954) ... Detective Moore
- Altered Will (1951) ... Steve Jenson (as Jim Nolan)
 1951-1954 The Web (TV Series)
- Breakup (1951) ... (as Jim Nolan)
 1953 Danger (TV Series)
- Cokkle's Tour (1953) ... (as Jim Nolan)
 1953 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Daugherty
- The Big Deal (1953) ... Daugherty
 1951 Double Dynamite
Detective (uncredited)
 1950-1951 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Dan Delaney
- Away from It All (1950) ... Dan Delaney (as Jim Nolan)
 1950 Sure As Fate (TV Series)
- The Dancing Doll (1950)
 1950 Riding High
Deputy (uncredited)
 1950 Paid in Full
Charlie Malloy, Lawyer (uncredited)
 1949 Port of New York
Charles Lindsay (uncredited)
 1949 Adam's Rib
Dave (uncredited)
 1949 Mary Ryan, Detective
Johnson (as Jim Nolan)
 1949 Rusty's Birthday
Motor Officer (uncredited)
 1949 Alias the Champ
Al Merlo (as Jim Nolan)
 1949 The Woman on Pier 13
Policeman (uncredited)
 1949 Strange Bargain
Policeman (uncredited)
 1949 Flame of Youth
Policeman (uncredited)
 1949 Thieves' Highway
Smaller Cop at Roadside Bar (uncredited)
 1949 Bandit King of Texas
Dan McCabe (as Jim Nolan)
 1949 Too Late for Tears
Det. Parker (uncredited)
 1949 The Window
Stranger on Street (uncredited)
 1949 The Clay Pigeon
Detective Faber (uncredited)
 1949 Illegal Entry
Agent Benson
 1949 The Stratton Story
Reporter (uncredited)
 1949 Death Valley Gunfighter
Shad (as Jim Nolan)
 1949 Outpost in Morocco
Legionnaire Colonel's Aide (uncredited)
 1949 Daughter of the Jungle
Camser (as Jim Nolan)
 1949 The Lucky Stiff
Undetermined role (as Jim Nolan, unconfirmed)
 1949 Siren of Atlantis
Major (as Jim Nolan)
 1948 Wake of the Red Witch
First Diver (uncredited)
 1948 One Sunday Afternoon
Henry (uncredited)
 1948 He Walked by Night
Harry - Detective (uncredited)
 1948 The Countess of Monte Cristo
Lieutenant (uncredited)
 1948 Rogues' Regiment
American Colonel (as James F. Nolan)
 1948 Son of God's Country
Bill Sanger (as Jim Nolan)
 1948 Night Time in Nevada
Jim Andrews (as Jim Nolan)
 1948 Sons of Adventure
Frank - Publicity Man (uncredited)
 1948 Race Street
Herbie (as Jim Nolan)
 1948 They Live by Night
Schreiber (as Jim Nolan)
 1948 Guns of Hate
Sheriff Bradley (as Jim Nolan)
 1948 The Arizona Ranger
Nimino Welch (as Jim Nolan)
 1948 Fighting Father Dunne
Policeman Danny Briggs (as Jim Nolan)
 1948 Berlin Express
ROT Captain on First Train (uncredited)
 1948 The Miracle of the Bells
Tod Jones (as Jim Nolan)
 1947 Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome
Dan Sterne (as Jim Nolan)
 1947 Unconquered
Villager (uncredited)
 1947 Dark Delusion
Orderly (uncredited)
 1947 The Beginning or the End
President Roosevelt's Bodyguard (uncredited)
 1947 Lady in the Lake
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1946 Alias Mr. Twilight
Customs Guard (uncredited)
 1946 Abie's Irish Rose
Policeman
 1946 The Brute Man
Police Dispatcher (uncredited)
 1946 Little Miss Big
Detective Lieutenant (uncredited)
 1946 Because of Him
Reporter (uncredited)
 1944 Winged Victory
Stranger on Street (uncredited)
 1938 Girls on Probation
Dave Warren - Connie's Date (uncredited)
 1938 Garden of the Moon
Sound Man with Microphone (uncredited)
 1938 Boy Meets Girl
Young Man Brought in for Susie (uncredited)
 1938 Racket Busters
Jim Smith - Allison's Secretary (uncredited)
 1938 Cowboy from Brooklyn
Alvey's Secretary at Rodeo (uncredited)
 1938 When Were You Born
Ship Passenger (uncredited)
 1938 Little Miss Thoroughbred
First Intern at General Hospital
 1938 Torchy Blane in Panama
Ship's Officer Nelson
 1937 The Little Maestro (Short)
Singer (uncredited)
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