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Wally Cassell (1912–2015)

Wally Cassell was born on March 3, 1912 in Agrigento, Sicily, Italy as Oswaldo Castellano. He was an actor, known for White Heat (1949), Story of G.I. Joe (1945) and Law and Order (1953). He was married to Marcy McGuire. He died on April 2, 2015 in Palm Desert, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

White Heat Cotton Valletti
Story of G.I. Joe Private Dondaro
Law and Order Durango Kid
Sound Off Tony Baccigalupi


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 1963 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series)
Buzzie Bavasi
- The Clampetts and the Dodgers (1963) ... Buzzie Bavasi
 1961 87th Precinct (TV Series)
- The Heckler (1961) ... Rafe
 1961 The McGonigle (TV Movie)
Chief Petty Officer Jones
 1961 The Case of the Dangerous Robin (TV Series)
- Missing Money (1961)
 1961 The Blue Angels (TV Series)
- Smokejumpers (1961) ... Cully
 1961 One Step Beyond (TV Series)
- The Last Round (1961) ... Collins
 1960 Rawhide (TV Series)
Station Keeper
- Incident at Poco Tiempo (1960) ... Station Keeper
 1960 The Rat Race
Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 1960 Tightrope (TV Series)
Angie Mitchell
- The Long Odds (1960) ... Angie Mitchell
 1959 Flight (TV Series)
Capt. Angelo Pagano
- Chopper Four (1959) ... Capt. Angelo Pagano
 1959 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Phil D'Andrea
- The Empty Chair (1959) ... Phil D'Andrea
- Pilot (1959) ... Phil D'Andrea
 1959 Rescue 8 (TV Series)
Johnny French
- One More Step (1959) ... Johnny French
 1959 Whirlybirds (TV Series)
Ventura / Man
- His Brother's Keeper (1959) ... Ventura
- Rest in Peace (1959) ... Man
 1959 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series)
Phil D'Andrea
- The Untouchables: Part 2 (1959) ... Phil D'Andrea
- The Untouchables: Part 1 (1959) ... Phil D'Andrea
 1958-1959 The Lineup (TV Series)
- The Louie Lawrence Case (1958) ... Mario
 1959 I Mobster
Cherry Nose Sirago (adult)
 1958 The Ann Sothern Show (TV Series)
- The Masquerade Ball (1958) ... Michael
 1958 The Silent Service (TV Series)
Seaman First Class Sam J. Renfroe
- The U.S.S. Cod's Lost Boarding Party (1958) ... Seaman First Class Sam J. Renfroe
 1958 Colt .45 (TV Series)
- The Golden Gun (1958) ... Hap
 1958 The Walter Winchell File (TV Series)
- David and Goliath (1958) ... Costa
 1957 Until They Sail
Phil Friskett aka Shiner
 1957 Date with the Angels (TV Series)
Jim Keats
- The Gorilla (1957) ... Jim Keats
 1956 Ethel Barrymore Theater (TV Series)
 1956 Accused of Murder
Cipriano's Doorman (uncredited)
 1956 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
- Hack Prine (1956) ... Oley
 1956 Wetbacks
Coast Guard lieutenant
 1956 The Come On
Tony (as Walter Cassell)
 1956 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
 1956 Navy Log (TV Series)
Chief Malchman
- The Bomb (1956) ... Chief Malchman
 1955 Paris Follies of 1956
 1955 Crossroads (TV Series)
Louis Greenspan
- The Unholy Trio (1955) ... Louis Greenspan
 1955 Front Row Center (TV Series)
- Ah, Wilderness! (1955)
 1955 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
- The Great Armored Car Robbery (1955) ... Russ
 1955 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Lt. Rizzie
- Dateline: Korea (1955) ... Lt. Rizzie
 1955 Stories of the Century (TV Series)
Luke Short
- Jim Courtright (1955) ... Luke Short
 1955 Timberjack
 1954 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
The Police Officer
- One Week to Live (1954) ... The Police Officer
 1954 Princess of the Nile
 1954 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- Juror on Trial (1954) ... Tony
 1954 The Lone Wolf (TV Series)
- The Emerald Ring (1954) ... Gus
 1952-1954 Mr. & Mrs. North (TV Series)
Frank Bonner / Harry Barrett / Jerry Lawson
- Homicide Limited (1954) ... Frank Bonner
- Pretty Baby (1953) ... Harry Barrett
- Dead Man's Tale (1952) ... Jerry Lawson
 1954 Waterfront (TV Series)
Mike Tanner
- Drawbridge Incident ... Mike Tanner
 1953 Island in the Sky
 1953 I'm the Law (TV Series)
 1953 The Charge at Feather River
Member of Rescue Party (uncredited)
 1953 City That Never Sleeps
Gregg Warren
 1953 Law and Order
Durango Kid
 1952 Thunderbirds
Pfc. Sam Jacobs
 1952 One Minute to Zero
Pvt. Means (uncredited)
 1952 Breakdown
Pete Sampson
 1952 Sound Off
Tony Baccigalupi
 1951 The Wild Blue Yonder
Sgt. Pulaski
 1951 Little Big Horn
Pvt. Danny Zecca
 1951 Oh! Susanna
Trooper Muro
 1950 Highway 301
Robert 'Bobby' Mais
 1950 Quicksand
 1949 Sands of Iwo Jima
Pfc. Benny Regazzi
 1949 White Heat
Cotton Valletti
 1949 Arctic Manhunt
 1949 We Were Strangers
 1949 Streets of San Francisco
Den Driscoll
 1948 Joan of Arc
French Soldier Offering Amulet - With the Army (uncredited)
 1948 The Loves of Carmen
Dragoon Stagecoach Passenger (uncredited)
 1948 Homecoming
Patient (uncredited)
 1948 Summer Holiday
Salesman (uncredited)
 1947 Killer McCoy
Louie - Gambler (uncredited)
 1947 Saigon
Sgt. Pete Rocco
 1947 The Guilty
Johnny Dixon
 1947 Ramrod
Virg Lea
 1946 Gallant Bess
 1946 Bad Bascomb
Curley (uncredited)
 1946 The Postman Always Rings Twice
Ben (uncredited)
 1945 Land and Live in the Desert (Short)
Bob (uncredited)
 1945 Anchors Aweigh
Sailor (uncredited)
 1945 Story of G.I. Joe
Private Dondaro
 1945 Phantoms, Inc. (Short)
Philip Murray Kenneson Jr. (uncredited)
 1945 Dangerous Partners
Drumman Son (uncredited)
 1945 Son of Lassie
POW (uncredited)
 1945 The Clock
Soda Jerk (uncredited)
 1945 Main Street After Dark
Jenkins (uncredited)
 1944 Music for Millions
Soldier (uncredited)
 1944 National Velvet
Jockey (uncredited)
 1944 The Thin Man Goes Home
Bill Burns (uncredited)
 1944 Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo
Sailor (uncredited)
 1944 Maisie Goes to Reno
Reporter (uncredited)
 1943 Three Cadets (Short)
Cadet in Recreation Room (uncredited)
 1943 Swing Fever
Cassidy - Soldier (uncredited)
 1943 Thousands Cheer
Jack (uncredited)
 1943 Salute to the Marines
Marine Corporal (uncredited)
 1943 Pilot #5
Soldier (uncredited)
 1943 Presenting Lily Mars
Man (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1943 The Human Comedy
Man Flirting Just Before the Three Soldiers Appear (uncredited)
 1942 Stand by for Action
Talker (uncredited)
 1942 Dr. Gillespie's New Assistant
Gangster (uncredited)
 1942 Fingers at the Window
Photographer (uncredited)
Show Show Self (1 credit)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

(August 27 to September 1, 1963) He acted in Michael Kalmanoff's play, "No Bed of Roses," at the Cherry County Playhouse in Traverse City, Michigan with Gail Manners in the cast. Ruth Bailey was founder and artistic director. Paul Rutledge was general manager.

Alternate Names:

Walter Cassell | Oswaldo Catalano

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He did over 76 films and was a very successful businessman after he left the movie industry. See more »

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