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Al Shean (1868–1949)

Al Shean was born on May 12, 1868 in Dornum, Lower Saxony, Germany as Abraham Elieser Adolph Schoenberg. He was an actor, known for San Francisco (1936), The Great Waltz (1938) and Music in the Air (1934). He was married to Johanna Davidson. He died on August 12, 1949 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

San Francisco
San Francisco Professor
The Great Waltz
The Great Waltz Cellist
Music in the Air
Music in the Air Dr. Walter Lessing
Ziegfeld Girl


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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)
 1941 Ziegfeld Girl
 1940 Friendly Neighbors
 1939 Broadway Serenade
 1938 The Great Waltz
 1938 Too Hot to Handle
 1937 Tim Tyler's Luck
Professor Tyler
 1937 Rosalie
Herman Schmidt (uncredited)
 1937 52nd Street
 1937 The Prisoner of Zenda
Orchestra Leader (uncredited)
 1937 It Could Happen to You!
Max 'Pa' Barrett
 1937 The Road Back
 1936 San Francisco
 1936 The Law in Her Hands
 1936 The King Steps Out
Ballet Master (uncredited)
 1936 At Sea Ashore (Short)
Adolph Rumplemeyer
 1936 Hitch Hike to Heaven
Herman Blatz
 1936 Slide, Nellie, Slide (Short)
The Mustard Manufacturer
 1935 It's in the Air
Mr. Johnson
 1935 Page Miss Glory
Mr. Hamburgher
 1935 Springtime in Holland (Short)
 1935 Traveling Saleslady
 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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Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »

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Alternate Names:

Gallagher and Shean | Shean


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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