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Harry Townes (1914–2001)

Harry Townes was born and died in Huntsville, Alabama, where he served as an ordained Episcopal priest. Aside from Huntsville and the priesthood, he had a distinguished, prolific, and quite long career as a character actor in movies and on television. He attended the University of Alabama in the 1930s, but moved to New York, before finishing, in ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 86) in Huntsville, Alabama, USA

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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Tobacco Road" on Broadway. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | See more »

Alternate Names:

Harry R. Townes

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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I guess we're never entirely happy with what we do; we would like to do better. I feel I was lucky to get the work that I did. You always feel thankful because there are so many actors for so few jobs that it seems God is being good to you when you get a job. Of course, I would have loved to have done better, we all would. But we always think we can do it better in one more take. On the whole, ... See more »

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Is interred at Maple Hill Cemetery. Huntsville, Alabama. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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