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Bernard Punsly (1923–2004)

Bernard Punsly auditioned for the 1935 play "Dead End" on a lark - he had absolutely no show-business experience whatsoever, had never studied acting and had no desire to be an actor. He said that show business seemed like it might be fun, so he figured he'd give it a shot. To his surprise he was picked for he play, and when it turned out to be a ... See full bio »

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Known For

Dead End
Dead End Milty
Junior G-Men


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 1942 Mug Town
 1942 Junior Army
Bad Eye - Gang Member (uncredited)
 1942 Junior G-Men of the Air
'Creaseball' Plunkett
 1941 Sea Raiders
 1941 Mob Town
 1941 Hit the Road
 1940 Junior G-Men
 1939 On Dress Parade
Dutch (as Bernard Punsley)
 1939 Angels Wash Their Faces
Sleepy Arkelian (as Bernard Punsley)
 1939 Hell's Kitchen
Ouch (as Bernard Punsley)
 1939 They Made Me a Criminal
Milt (as Bernard Punsley)
 1938 Angels with Dirty Faces
Hunky (as Bernard Punsley)
 1938 Crime School
Fats (as Bernard Punsley)
 1938 The Big Broadcast of 1938
Caddy (uncredited)
 1937 Dead End
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Other Works:

Dead End (1935). Drama. Production Design by Norman Bel Geddes. Written and directed by Sidney Kingsley. Belasco Theatre: 28 Oct 1935- 12 Jun 1937 (687 performances). Cast: Carroll Ashburn (as "Mr. Griswald"), Charles Bellin, Charles Benjamin, Philip Bourneuf, Marie R. Burke, Richard Clark, Francis G. Cleveland, George Cotton, ... See more »

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Bernard Punsley

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In February 1994, Bernard appeared with fellow ex-Dead End Kid Huntz Hall at a ceremony in which the gang received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. See more »

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