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Al Shean (1868–1949)

Half of the legendary vaudeville team of Gallagher & Shean, he played character parts in a few Hollywood films from 1935 through the 1940s. See full bio »
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Filmography

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 1944 Atlantic City
Al Shean (as Gallagher and Shean)
 1943 Crime Doctor
Dave, a Convict (uncredited)
 1943 Hitler's Madman
Father Cemlanek
 1942 Tish
Rev. Ostermaier (uncredited)
 1942 The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady (Short)
Old Dann
 1941 Love in Gloom (Short)
Al
 1941 Ziegfeld Girl
Al
 1940 Friendly Neighbors
Doc
 1939 Broadway Serenade
Herman
 1938 The Great Waltz
Cellist
 1938 Too Hot to Handle
Gumpert
 1937 Tim Tyler's Luck
Professor Tyler
 1937 Rosalie
Herman Schmidt (uncredited)
 1937 52nd Street
Klauber
 1937 The Prisoner of Zenda
Orchestra Leader (uncredited)
 1937 It Could Happen to You!
Max 'Pa' Barrett
 1937 The Road Back
Markheim
 1936 San Francisco
Professor
 1936 The Law in Her Hands
Franz
 1936 The King Steps Out
Ballet Master (uncredited)
 1936 At Sea Ashore (Short)
Adolph Rumplemeyer
 1936 Slide, Nellie, Slide (Short)
The Mustard Manufacturer
 1936 Hitch Hike to Heaven
Herman Blatz
 1935 It's in the Air
Mr. Johnson
 1935 Page Miss Glory
Mr. Hamburgher
 1935 Springtime in Holland (Short)
 1935 Traveling Saleslady
Schmidt
 1935 Sweet Music
Sigmund Selzer
 1935 Symphony of Living
Adolph Greig
 1934 Music in the Air
Dr. Walter Lessing
 1931 Mr. Gallagher and Mr. Shean (Short)
Shean (as Shean)
 1930 Chills and Fever (Short)
Betty's Uncle Emil
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Other Works:

Meet a Body (1944). Written by Jane Hinton. Directed by William Castle. Forrest Theatre: 16 Oct 1944- 4 Nov 1944 (24 performances). Cast: Helene Ambrose (as "Carla Thorne"), John Boyd (as "Officer McVey"), Nancy Butler (as "Ellen Thorne "), Harry Gribbon (as "Detective Sergeant Corey"), Whitford Kane (as "John MacGregor"), Dann... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Gallagher and Shean | Shean

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Uncle to The Marx Brothers, he wrote much of their early material and continued to guide and advise his nephews through their early careers. See more »

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