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Harry Shannon (I) (1890–1964)

Character actor in US films of the 40's through early 60's. See full bio »

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 1963 The Virginian (TV Series)
Uncle Josh
- Man of Violence (1963) ... Uncle Josh
 1963 The Dakotas (TV Series)
Jim Painter
- Justice at Eagle's Nest (1963) ... Jim Painter
 1961-1962 Lassie (TV Series)
Trube Cato / Joseph McCartney
- Fawn Patrol (1962) ... Trube Cato
- The Winner (1961) ... Joseph McCartney
 1962 Gypsy
Grandpa
 1959-1962 Rawhide (TV Series)
Kilo / Sheriff Blanton / Jeffries / ...
- House of the Hunter (1962) ... Kilo
- The Long Count (1962) ... Sheriff Blanton
- Incident of the Blackstorms (1961) ... Jeffries
- Incident of the Widowed Dove (1959) ... Claggert
 1956-1961 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Father Paul / Matt Crowley
- Storm Center (1961) ... Father Paul
- Johnny Bravo (1956) ... Matt Crowley
 1961 Summer and Smoke
Dr. Burke (uncredited)
 1961 Maverick (TV Series)
Wilson--Ship's Engineer
- The Golden Fleecing (1961) ... Wilson--Ship's Engineer (uncredited)
 1961 Wild in the Country
Sam Tyler (uncredited)
 1961 Outlaws (TV Series)
Dawson
- The Brothers (1961) ... Dawson
 1961 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
Jobe Crail
- Meeting at Mimbers (1961) ... Jobe Crail (as Harry Shanon)
 1957-1961 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series)
Jamie O'Shaughnessy / Paddy McCormick
- The Scrubwoman (1961) ... Jamie O'Shaughnessy
- Chess Game (1957) ... Paddy McCormick
 1961 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Bowers
- About Chester (1961) ... Bowers
 1958-1961 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Horace Woodruff / Jim Bridger
- Deadline at Austin (1961) ... Horace Woodruff
- Old Gabe (1958) ... Jim Bridger
 1959-1961 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Michael Shaw / Joe Patterson
- The Masterpiece (1961) ... Michael Shaw
- The George 'Bugs' Moran Story (1959) ... Joe Patterson
 1960-1961 Laramie (TV Series)
Judge / Wilson
- Man from Kansas (1961) ... Judge
- Ride into Darkness (1960) ... Wilson
 1959-1960 Lawman (TV Series)
Carl May / Pa Jutes
- The Second Son (1960) ... Carl May
- 9:05 to North Platte (1959) ... Pa Jutes
 1960 Lock Up (TV Series)
Dan Coleman
- The Skid Row Story (1960) ... Dan Coleman
 1960 Colt .45 (TV Series)
Clay Cooper
- Showdown at Goldtown (1960) ... Clay Cooper
 1960 Sugarfoot (TV Series)
Henry Shipman
- The Corsican (1960) ... Henry Shipman
 1960 U.S. Marshal (TV Series)
Lou
- Kill or Be Killed (1960) ... Lou
 1960 Bronco (TV Series)
Pop Fuller
- Volunteers from Aberdeen (1960) ... Pop Fuller
 1954-1960 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Tom / Jim Morton
- The Hired Hand (1960) ... Tom
- On Your Honor, Your Honor (1954) ... Jim Morton
 1960 This Man Dawson (TV Series)
Sgt Tom Porter
- The Informer (1960) ... Sgt Tom Porter
 1959 The Texan (TV Series)
Jayson Howell
- Dangerous Ground (1959) ... Jayson Howell
 1959 Yellowstone Kelly
Captain of the Far West (uncredited)
 1959 26 Men (TV Series)
- Fighting Men (1959)
 1959 State Trooper (TV Series)
Druid
- The Choker (1959) ... Druid
 1959 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Tobey
- The Tired Gun (1959) ... Tobey
 1958 The Buccaneer
Tom Carruthers - Captain of the Corinthian
 1958 Frontier Doctor (TV Series)
Hal Merrick
- Crooked Circle (1958) ... Hal Merrick
 1958 Man or Gun
Justin Corley
 1957-1958 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Marty Buchanan / Jesse Reed
- Twenty-Four Hours at North Fork (1958) ... Marty Buchanan
- Three Bells to Perdido (1957) ... Jesse Reed
 1958 The Real McCoys (TV Series)
Uncle Dave
- My Favorite Uncle (1958) ... Uncle Dave
 1958 Man Without a Gun (TV Series)
'Judge' Dave Adcock
- Reward (1958) ... 'Judge' Dave Adcock
 1958 The Thin Man (TV Series)
Fullmer
- The Scene Stealer (1958) ... Fullmer
 1957 The Restless Gun (TV Series)
Joe Kennedy
- General Gilford's Widow (1957) ... Joe Kennedy
 1957 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (TV Series)
Sean McGinty
- Mother O'Hara's Marriage (1957) ... Sean McGinty
 1957 Casey Jones (TV Series)
Sheriff Norton
- The Gunslinger (1957) ... Sheriff Norton
 1957 Whirlybirds (TV Series)
Walt Harrison
- The Rustlers (1957) ... Walt Harrison
 1957 The Lonely Man
Dr. Fisher
 1956-1957 The Sheriff of Cochise (TV Series)
Pete / Caleb / Pop Haley
- Hold Up (1957) ... Pete
- The Relatives (1957) ... Caleb
- Caine and Abel (1956) ... Pop Haley
 1957 Wire Service (TV Series)
Harris Ellerby
- The Oil Man (1957) ... Harris Ellerby
 1957 Hell's Crossroads
Clay Ford
 1957 Navy Log (TV Series)
Admiral Morrell
- Cigar-Box John (1957) ... Admiral Morrell
 1957 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Judge William J. Westholme
- The Judge William Westholme Story (1957) ... Judge William J. Westholme
 1957 Duel at Apache Wells
Wayne Shattuck
 1957 The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (TV Series)
Capt. Paul Conover
- The Secret of the Sea (1957) ... Capt. Paul Conover
 1956 Written on the Wind
Hoak Wayne
 1956 Studio 57 (TV Series)
 1956 The Peacemaker
Drunken Cowpuncher
 1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Spelli
- A House of His Own (1956) ... Spelli
 1954-1956 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
Jeremiah 'Pop' Smith / Samuel Morse
- Danger at Clover Ridge (1956) ... Jeremiah 'Pop' Smith
- Moonlight School (1954)
 1956 Come Next Spring
Mr. Totter
 1956 The Roy Rogers Show (TV Series)
Greg Payne / Mayor Ben Kelly
- Smoking Guns (1956) ... Greg Payne
- False Faces (1956) ... Mayor Ben Kelly
 1956 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Mr. Wilson
- A Tribute to Joel Chandler Harris (1956) ... Mr. Wilson
 1955 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
Train Conductor
- Ordeal at Yuba Gap (1955) ... Train Conductor (as Harry T. Shannon)
 1955 At Gunpoint
Marshal MacKay
 1955 Crossroads (TV Series)
Detective Sgt. Dave Washburn
- Chinese Checkers (1955) ... Detective Sgt. Dave Washburn
 1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Dr. Harner
- Breakdown (1955) ... Dr. Harner
 1955 The Marauders
John Rutherford
 1955 Stage 7 (TV Series)
Fox Durkin
- Fox Hunt (1955) ... Fox Durkin
 1955 The Tall Men
Sam
 1955 Mystery Is My Business (TV Series)
Harve Miller
- Mission for Murder (1955) ... Harve Miller
 1955 Not as a Stranger
Ed - 67 Year Old Patient (uncredited)
 1955 The Road to Denver
Ed Garrett (uncredited)
 1955 The Star and the Story (TV Series)
Tim McGinnis
- The Great Shinin' Saucer of Paddy Faneen (1955) ... Tim McGinnis
 1955 The Man Behind the Badge (TV Series)
Clyde Warren
- The Case of the Dying Past (1955) ... Clyde Warren
 1955 The Violent Men
Purdue
 1953-1954 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Chief White / Big Jim Heywood
- Rabbit Foot (1954) ... Chief White
- Big Jim's Boy (1953) ... Big Jim Heywood
 1954 Topper (TV Series)
Foreman / Beamis
- Topper Goes West (1954) ... Foreman
- The Diamond Ring (1954) ... Beamis
 1954 Executive Suite
Ed Benedeck
 1954 Witness to Murder
Captain Donnelly
 1954 Rails Into Laramie
Judge Pierce
 1954 Phantom Stallion
Michael Reilly
 1953 Jack Slade
Tom Carter
 1953/I Roar of the Crowd
Sam 'Pop' Tracy
 1953 Cry of the Hunted
Sheriff Brown
 1953 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Judge Varney
- Madame 44 (1953) ... Judge Varney
- Margin for Fear (1953)
 1953 Kansas Pacific
Smokestack
 1952 Lure of the Wilderness
Pat McGowan
 1952 High Noon
Cooper
 1952 The Outcasts of Poker Flat
Bearded Miner (uncredited)
 1952 Flesh and Fury
Mike Callan - Paul's Father
 1952 Boots Malone
Colonel Summers (uncredited)
 1951 I Love Lucy (TV Series)
Jim White, the photographer
- Men Are Messy (1951) ... Jim White, the photographer
 1951 Behave Yourself!
Police Officer O'Hara (uncredited)
 1951 As Young as You Feel
Det. Kleinbaum (uncredited)
 1951 The Scarf
Asylum Warden Anderson
 1951 The Lemon Drop Kid
John (policeman)
 1951 Blue Blood
Mr. Buchanan
 1951 The Pride of Maryland
Walter Shannon
 1951 Al Jennings of Oklahoma
Fred Salter
 1950 Hunt the Man Down
Wallace Bennett
 1950 The Flying Missile
Vice-Adm. Williams
 1950 The Sound of Fury
Mr. Yaeger
 1950 The Killer That Stalked New York
Police Officer Houlihan
 1950 Right Cross
Haggerty (uncredited)
 1950 The Underworld Story
George 'Parky' Parker
 1950 Where Danger Lives
Dr. Maynard
 1950 Three Little Words
Clanahan
 1950 The Gunfighter
Chuck (uncredited)
 1950 Curtain Call at Cactus Creek
U.S. Marshal Clay
 1950 Cow Town
Sandy Reeves
 1950 The Jackie Robinson Story
Frank Shaughnessy
 1950 Singing Guns
Judge Waller
 1950 Tarnished
Kelsey Bunker
 1949 Mary Ryan, Detective
Sawyer
 1949 The Devil's Henchman
Captain
 1949 Mr. Soft Touch
Police Sergeant Garrett
 1949 Tulsa
Nelse Lansing
 1949 Champion
Lew
 1949 Rustlers
Sheriff Harmon
 1948 Northwest Stampede
Sam Bennett (uncredited)
 1948 Return of the Bad Men
Wade Templeton (uncredited)
 1948 Big Town Scandal
Police Captain Henry (uncredited)
 1948 Fighting Father Dunne
Thomas Lee, Lawyer
 1948 April Showers
Policeman (uncredited)
 1948 My Girl Tisa
Judge (uncredited)
 1947 The Lady from Shanghai
Cab Driver
 1947 Dangerous Years
Judge Raymond
 1947 The Invisible Wall
Det. Capt. R.W. Davis
 1947 Exposed
Severance
 1947 Time Out of Mind
Capt. Rogers
 1947 The Farmer's Daughter
Mr. Holstrom
 1947 The Red House
Dr. Jonathan Byrne
 1947 Nora Prentiss
San Francisco Homicide Lieutenant
 1947 The Devil Thumbs a Ride
Detective Owens, San Diego Police
 1946 San Quentin
Warden Kelly
 1946 The Jolson Story
Policeman Reilly (uncredited)
 1946 Crack-Up
First Cop (uncredited)
 1946 The Last Crooked Mile
Police Lt. Blake
 1946 Canyon Passage
Henry McLane (uncredited)
 1946 Night Editor
Police Capt. Lawrence
 1946 I Ring Doorbells
Shannon
 1945 Pride of the Marines
Uncle Ralph (uncredited)
 1945 Incendiary Blonde
George - Police Detective (uncredited)
 1945 Within These Walls
Head Guard 'Mac' McCafferty
 1945 Captain Eddie
Simmons
 1945 Nob Hill
Policeman in China Town (uncredited)
 1945 Crime, Inc.
Commissioner Collins
 1944 When the Lights Go on Again
Tom Cary
 1944 Barbary Coast Gent
San Francisco Police Chief (uncredited)
 1944 Babes on Swing Street
Lt. Casey (uncredited)
 1944 The Mummy's Ghost
Sheriff Elwood
 1944 The Yellow Rose of Texas
Sam Weston
 1944 Ladies of Washington
Police Lt. Lake (uncredited)
 1944 The Eve of St. Mark
Chaplain (uncredited)
 1944 The Sullivans
Chief Petty Officer (uncredited)
 1943 True to Life
Mr. Mason
 1943 In Old Oklahoma
Charlie Witherspoon (uncredited)
 1943 The Heat's On
Police Captain (uncredited)
 1943 Government Girl
Mr. Gibon (uncredited)
 1943 Doughboys in Ireland
Michael Callahan
 1943 Headin' for God's Country
Albert Ness
 1943 Someone to Remember
Tom Gibbons
 1943 Alaska Highway
John 'Pop' Ormsby
 1943 Song of Texas
Sam Bennett
 1943 Idaho
Judge John Grey aka Tom Allison (as Harry J. Shannon)
 1943 The Powers Girl
Mr. Hendricks
 1942 Random Harvest
Badgeley - Melbridge Works (uncredited)
 1942 Once Upon a Honeymoon
Ed Cumberland
 1942 Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch
Mr. Wiggs (uncredited)
 1942 The Big Street
Florida Doctor (uncredited)
 1942 In Old California
Mr. Carlin
 1942 The Mad Martindales
Policeman
 1942 This Gun for Hire
Steve Finnerty
 1942 The Lady Is Willing
Detective Sergeant Barnes
 1941 Hold Back the Dawn
American Immigration Official (uncredited)
 1941 Citizen Kane
Kane's Father
 1941 The Saint in Palm Springs
Chief R.L. Graves
 1940 Tugboat Annie Sails Again
Captain Mahoney
 1940 Too Many Girls
Mr. Casey
 1940 Girl from Avenue A
Timson
 1940 One Crowded Night
Detective Lt. McDermott
 1940 Sailor's Lady
Father McGann
 1940 Gambling on the High Seas
Chief of Police
 1940 Tear Gas Squad
Lt. Sullivan
 1940 Young as You Feel
Gillespie
 1940 Young Tom Edison
Army Captain Brackett
 1940 Parole Fixer
Randall
 1940 City of Chance
Passline
 1937 Alibi Mark (Short)
Railroad Detective
 1936 Shake, Mr. Shakespeare (Short)
Macbeth (uncredited)
 1934 A Peach of a Pair (Short)
Theatre Manager (uncredited)
 1934 Smoked Hams (Short)
The Landlord
 1933 Take a Chance
Bartender
 1933 Close Relations (Short)
Harry Wart
 1933 20,000 Cheers for the Chain Gang (Short) (uncredited)
 1933 The Poor Fish (Short)
 1933 Wrongorilla (Short)
Grogan
 1932 The Campus Mystery (Short)
Police Sergeant
 1930 The Three Sailors (Short)
 1930 Heads Up
Capt. Denny
 1929 Faint Heart (Short)
Dynamite Dan
 1929 Sympathy (Short)
Larry
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Hold Everything (1928). Musical comedy. See more »

Alternate Names:

Harry J. Shannon | Harry T. Shannon | Harry Shanon

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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