|Date of Birth||15 February 1896 , Dublin, Ireland|
|Date of Death||27 April 1970 , Santa Barbara, California, USA (emphysema)|
Mini Bio (1)
By early 1939 he was finished with his concentration on Broadway and found Ford eager to offer him a part in his Revolutionary period adventure Drums Along the Mohawk (1939) as the matter-of-fact pioneer minister with a good shooting eye-Reverence Rosenkrantz. Ministers, reverends, priests, and other assorted clerics would be a Shields staple throughout his career - and he always managed to breath an individual humanity into each and every one. From then on through the 1940s he was in demand as character actor
- and not just Irish roles as Fitzgerald with his gravelly, prominent
Though Shields was taking on the occasional film through the 1950s, most of his time was going to television. Along with TV playhouse roles he became a most familiar face of episodic TV with a variety of roles (even the old Mickey Mouse Club Hardy Boy Adventures), especially in the ever-popular TV Western genera. Aside from his numerous appearances in plays throughout his career, all told Arthur Shields screen appearances approached nearly 100 memorable acting endeavors.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: William McPeak
|Laurie Bailey||(? - 27 April 1970) (his death) (2 children)|