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John Tansey (1901–1971)

John Tansey was born on October 8, 1901 in New York City, New York, USA as John Foster Tansey. He was an actor and writer, known for The New South (1916), Barnaby Lee (1917) and A Trap for Santa Claus (1909). He was married to Faith. He died on April 28, 1971 in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The New South
The New South Harry Ford, as a boy
Barnaby Lee
Barnaby Lee Barnaby Lee
A Trap for Santa Claus
A Trap for Santa Claus The Rogers Son


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 1932 The Galloping Kid
 1929 Silent Sentinel
 1928 The Sky Rider
 1928 Have a Heart (Short)
Reporter (uncredited)
 1925 Big Stunt (as John Tansie)
 1924 Trouping with Ellen
Dave Llewellyn
 1918 Little Miss Hoover
Bud (uncredited)
 1918 The Heart of a Girl
 1917 Barnaby Lee
Barnaby Lee
 1917 Knights of the Square Table (Short)
 1916 The New South
Harry Ford, as a boy (as John Tansy)
 1915 Black Fear
Billy Ellsmere
 1915 The Lady of Dreams (Short)
Bobby Lane
 1910 In Life's Cycle (Short)
Vincent, as a Child (unconfirmed)
 1910 The Sorrows of the Unfaithful (Short)
Bill, as a Child (unconfirmed)
 1910 The Gold Seekers (Short)
The Prospector's Son (unconfirmed)
 1909 A Trap for Santa Claus (Short)
The Rogers Son
 1909 The Seventh Day (Short)
One of the Herne Children
 1908 The Red Man and the Child (Short)
Child (as Johnny Tansey)
Show Show Writer (3 credits)
Show Show Director (3 credits)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Editor (1 credit)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "The Bluebird" on Broadway.

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Johnny Tansey | John Tansie | John Tansy

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Brother of Robert Emmett Tansey and James Sheridan. See more »

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