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James Parnell (I) (1923–1961)

James Parnell was born on October 9, 1923 in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA. He was an actor, known for Running Target (1956), War Drums (1957) and Gun Fight (1961). He was married to Gloria Hamilton. He died on December 27, 1961 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1962 Incident in an Alley
Jury Foreman (uncredited)
 1961 The Clown and the Kid
Second Patrolman
 1961 Thriller (TV Series)
Al
- The Remarkable Mrs. Hawk (1961) ... Al
 1961 The Tall Man (TV Series)
The Bartender
- Fool's Play (1961) ... The Bartender
 1961 Gun Fight
Moose McLain
 1961 Assignment: Underwater (TV Series)
Higgins
- Witness from the Dead (1961) ... Higgins
 1959-1961 Lawman (TV Series)
Prison Guard / Hanson / Miner
- Homecoming (1961) ... Prison Guard
- The Exchange (1959) ... Hanson
- The Big Hat (1959) ... Miner
 1961 The Detectives (TV Series)
Lineman
- Power Failure (1961) ... Lineman
 1960 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Bartender / Fat Man
- The Medicine Man (1960) ... Bartender
- Most Beautiful Woman (1960) ... Fat Man (uncredited)
 1960 The Brothers Brannagan (TV Series)
Kiley
- The Model Murder (1960) ... Kiley
 1960 The Walking Target
Worker (uncredited)
 1960 The Alaskans (TV Series)
Robert Howard
- The Ballad of Whitehorse (1960) ... Robert Howard
 1959-1960 Leave It to Beaver (TV Series)
Mr. Crawford
- Beaver and Ivanhoe (1960) ... Mr. Crawford
- School Bus (1959) ... Mr. Crawford
 1960 Tombstone Territory (TV Series)
Gang Member
- Betrayal (1960) ... Gang Member
 1960 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
Sheriff Joe Fassett
- Welcome to Paradise (1960) ... Sheriff Joe Fassett
 1959-1960 Not for Hire (TV Series)
Husk / Pvt. Ober
- Line of Duty (1960) ... Husk
- Smuggled Wife (1959) ... Pvt. Ober
 1960 Pony Express (TV Series)
Grimes
- The Last Mile (1960) ... Grimes
 1957-1960 Lassie (TV Series)
Mike / Betsy's Dad
- The Phone Hog (1960) ... Mike
- Lassie's Day (1957) ... Betsy's Dad
 1960 Bonanza (TV Series)
Pvt. Harry Mertz
- Escape to Ponderosa (1960) ... Pvt. Harry Mertz
 1958-1960 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Fred / Smitty / Brace / ...
- Second Spring (1960) ... Fred
- Circles of Panic (1959) ... Smitty
- Marriage Crisis (1959) ... Brace
- Strange Money (1958) ... Joe Devlin
- In the Good Old Summertime (1958) ... Harry Tobin
 1960 The Deputy (TV Series)
Mel Powers
- Silent Gun (1960) ... Mel Powers
 1960 Unsolved (TV Movie)
 1959 Mr. Lucky (TV Series)
Steve
- A Business Measure (1959) ... Steve
 1959 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Fireman
- The Price Is Murder (1959) ... Fireman
 1959 U.S. Marshal (TV Series)
Jack Evans / The Diner Manager
- Trigger Happy (1959) ... Jack Evans
- The Diner (1959) ... The Diner Manager (uncredited)
 1959 Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series)
Deputy
- Woman in the River (1959) ... Deputy (uncredited)
 1959 Man with a Camera (TV Series)
The Killer
- The Killer (1959) ... The Killer
 1959 The Rifleman (TV Series)
Drunk
- The Blowout (1959) ... Drunk
 1959 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series)
Bartender
- The Nugget and the Epitaph (1959) ... Bartender (uncredited)
 1959 The D.A.'s Man (TV Series)
Luke Frobar
- Out of Town (1959) ... Luke Frobar
 1959 The Lawless Years (TV Series)
Police Sergeant
- The Marie Walters Story (1959) ... Police Sergeant
 1959 The Real McCoys (TV Series)
Mr. Grogan
- Batter Up (1959) ... Mr. Grogan
 1959 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
- Man Alone (1959)
 1959 Black Saddle (TV Series)
Kelly
- Client: Robinson (1959) ... Kelly
 1958 Sea Divers (TV Movie)
Bar Owner
 -1958 Flight (TV Series)
George Thomas / Major A. Beecham
- Final Approach (1958) ... George Thomas
- Havana Run ... Major A. Beecham
 1958 The Texan (TV Series)
Jake, the Bartender
- A Tree for Planting (1958) ... Jake, the Bartender
 1957-1958 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Harry - Ranch Hand / Sheriff
- A Sense of Justice (1958) ... Harry - Ranch Hand
- Winchester Quarantine (1957) ... Sheriff (as Jim Parnell)
 1958 The Californians (TV Series)
Turnkey
- Dishonor for Matt Wayne (1958) ... Turnkey (uncredited)
 1957-1958 The Walter Winchell File (TV Series)
Kane / 1st Policeman
- Fight Night (1958) ... Kane
- Country Boy (1957) ... 1st Policeman
 1958 Panic! (TV Series)
- Parole (1958)
 1958 Hell's Five Hours
Pete (uncredited)
 1958 Broken Arrow (TV Series)
Sgt. Hamish
- Massacre (1958) ... Sgt. Hamish
 1958 Whirlybirds (TV Series)
Mechanic / Man
- Hideout (1958) ... Mechanic
- Time Out of Mind (1958) ... Man
 1957 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
Uncle Smelique
- Dark of the Moon (1957) ... Uncle Smelique
 1957 Maverick (TV Series)
Sheriff
- The Jeweled Gun (1957) ... Sheriff
 1957 Jet Pilot
Control Officer (uncredited)
 1957 The Silent Service (TV Series)
Holm
- The Narwhal's Passenger from Mindanao (1957) ... Holm (as Jim Parnell)
 1957 Outlaw's Son
Jorgensen
 1957 The Delicate Delinquent
Cadet Chester A. Mizakowski (uncredited)
 1956-1957 The Sheriff of Cochise (TV Series)
Clem Benson / Tex
- Husband and Wife (1957) ... Clem Benson (uncredited)
- Helldorado (1956) ... Tex (uncredited)
 1957 War Drums
Arizona
 1957 The Adventures of Jim Bowie (TV Series)
Slater
- Jackson's Assassination (1957) ... Slater
 1957 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Lieutenant
- The Judge William Westholme Story (1957) ... Lieutenant
 1953-1957 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Detective
- The Bankmouse (1956)
- Go Away a Winner (1954) ... Detective
 1957 The Gray Ghost (TV Series)
Courier
- The Rescue (1957) ... Courier
 1956 Running Target
Pryor
 1952-1956 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Billy Douglas / Henchman Ringo / Henchman Rufe / ...
- No Handicap (1956) ... Billy Douglas (as Jim Parnell)
- Gold Town (1954) ... Henchman Ringo
- Bandits in Uniform (1953) ... Henchman Rufe
- Frame for Two (1952) ... Brad Young
- Outlaw Underground (1952) ... Peterson
 1956 Pardners
Bank Teller (uncredited)
 1956 Star in the Dust
Marv Tremain
 1956 Navy Log (TV Series)
Major Lane
- The Long Weekend (1956) ... Major Lane
 1956 The Birds and the Bees
Waiter (uncredited)
 1953-1956 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
Cook
- The Boy Who Walked to America (1956) ... Cook
 1956 Crime Against Joe
Ralph Corey
 1956 Chevron Hall of Stars (TV Series)
Jailer
- A Matter of Nerve (1956) ... Jailer
 1955 Crossroads (TV Series)
Policeman
- Chinese Checkers (1955) ... Policeman
 1955 The Looters
Joe Jr. (unconfirmed)
 1955 Shotgun
Cavalryman (uncredited)
 1955 Big Town (TV Series)
Pete, the Guard
- Egomaniac (1955) ... Pete, the Guard
 1955 Studio 57 (TV Series)
- The Bitter Rival (1955)
 1955 Stage 7 (TV Series)
Sgt. Skinner
- Appointment in Highbridge (1955) ... Sgt. Skinner
 1954 Day of Triumph
Centurian (uncredited)
 1954 The Yellow Mountain
Joe
 1954 December Bride (TV Series)
- The Accident (1954)
 1952-1954 The Cisco Kid (TV Series)
Sheriff / Ollie Hansen / Sheriff Al
- Harry the Heir (1954) ... Sheriff
- Dutchman's Flat (1952) ... Ollie Hansen
 1954 White Christmas
Sheriff (uncredited)
 1954 Public Defender (TV Series)
Officer / Jeff Ransome
- The Ring (1954) ... Officer
- The Hobo Story (1954) ... Jeff Ransome
 1954 Topper (TV Series)
Deliveryman / The Policeman
- Legacy (1954) ... Deliveryman
- The Proposal (1954) ... The Policeman
 1954 Waterfront (TV Series)
Herman
- Night at the Lighthouse (1954) ... Herman
 1953 Wicked Woman
Bar Patron Who Plays Piano (uncredited)
 1953 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- Bless the Man (1953)
- Unexpected Wife (1953)
 1953 War Paint
Trooper Martin
 1953 My Little Margie (TV Series)
- Motorcycle Cop (1953)
 1952 Sky King (TV Series)
Gus
- The Porcelain Lion (1952) ... Gus
 1952 Boston Blackie (TV Series)
Joseph - the Doorman
- The 13th Dummy (1952) ... Joseph - the Doorman
 1952 Yankee Buccaneer
Redell
 1952 Yukon Gold
Renault
 1952 No Room for the Groom
Cousin Mike (uncredited)
 1952 The Unexpected (TV Series)
Oddy
- The Professional Touch (1952) ... Oddy
 1952 Anything Can Happen
Harry Shantz (uncredited)
 1952 Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (TV Series)
Blacksmith
- Vigilante Story (1952) ... Blacksmith (as Jim Parnell)
 1951 G.I. Jane
Sergeant (as Jimmie Parnell)
 1951 Apache Drums
Miner (uncredited)
 1950 California Passage
Cowboy (uncredited)

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