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John Harmon (I) (1905–1985)

John Harmon was born on June 30, 1905 in Washington, USA as Johann Hermann Legler. He was an actor and production manager, known for Star Trek (1966), A Slight Case of Murder (1938) and King of the Underworld (1939). He died on August 6, 1985 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Star Trek
Star Trek Rodent / Tepo
A Slight Case of Murder
A Slight Case of Murder Blackhat Gallagher
The Monster of Piedras Blancas
The Monster of Piedras Blancas Sturges, the Lighthouse Keeper


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 1983 Microwave Massacre
Dr. Gestalp
 1979 Malibu High
Mr. Elmhurst
 1977 Hitch Hike to Hell
Mr. Baldwin
 1976 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Mr. Glick
 1975 Archer (TV Series)
 1975 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
 1974 Dirty Sally (TV Series)
 1974 The Cowboys (TV Series)
 1974 Emergency! (TV Series)
Man with Heart Problems
 1971-1973 McCloud (TV Series)
Man in Hallway / Gillespie
 1972 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
Moose Murdock
 1972 The Unholy Rollers
 1972 The Honkers
Sam Martin
 1971 Longstreet (TV Series)
 1971 O'Hara, U.S. Treasury (TV Series)
Symon Foss
 1971 The Barefoot Executive
Security Guard (uncredited)
 1959-1970 Bonanza (TV Series)
Rider / Telegrapher / Frank Thomas / ...
 1970 Mayberry R.F.D. (TV Series)
Mr. Hazlett
 1970 Adam-12 (TV Series)
 1969-1970 Lancer (TV Series)
Tailor / Sloan
 1970 The Bill Cosby Show (TV Series)
Mr. Gustaitis
 1969 The Good Guys (TV Series)
 1963-1969 The Virginian (TV Series)
Henry / Drummer / Hastings / ...
 1954-1969 Lassie (TV Series)
Emmett Kerry / Mr. Hilliard
 1969 Land of the Giants (TV Series)
 1969 Bewitched (TV Series)
Taxi Driver
 1969 Ironside (TV Series)
Sam Jessen
 1969 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Carl North
 1965-1968 The Big Valley (TV Series)
Conductor / Wilmer Hemut / Harvey / ...
 1968 Funny Girl
Company Manager
 1964-1968 The Lucy Show (TV Series)
Frankie / Masked Bandit
 1968 I Dream of Jeannie (TV Series)
 1967-1968 Star Trek (TV Series)
Tepo / Rodent
 1965-1968 Green Acres (TV Series)
Judge Perkins / Jack Parker
 1967 The Invaders (TV Series)
 1967 Rango (TV Series)
J.D. Stacey
 1967 The Felony Squad (TV Series)
 1966 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
 1966 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
 1966 Laredo (TV Series)
Jonas Kale / Sam Price
 1966 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
 1964-1966 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Mr. Patterson - Texan / Al / Crumers
 1966 The Street Is My Beat
Mr. Martinson
 1966 Honey West (TV Series)
 1961-1965 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Hotel Clerk / Judge / Carl
 1965 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
 1965 Sylvia
Sid (uncredited)
 1964 Strange Compulsion
Photo Studio Manager (uncredited)
 1964 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Georgie Duff
 1964 No Time for Sergeants (TV Series)
 1964 The Third Man (TV Series)
 1964 One Man's Way
Elder Sam Marcus
 1964 The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (TV Series)
Wagontrainer / Huddlestone
 1957-1964 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Fingerprint Expert / Expert / Lab Technician / ...
 1957-1963 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Bert Jenkins / Fabor
 1963 Move Over, Darling
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1963 Temple Houston (TV Series)
 1963 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Josiah Smith
 1962-1963 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Mailman / Man
 1963 For Love or Money
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1962-1963 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Clark / Georgie
 1962-1963 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Trowbridge / Stationmaster
 1956-1962 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Jake / Harris / Miller
 1962 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series)
 1962 Laramie (TV Series)
Councilman Rawlins
 1961 The 7th Commandment
 1958-1961 The Rifleman (TV Series)
Eddie Halstead / Eddie Halstead, hotel clerk
 1959-1961 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Phil Grier / Arno Schwager / Lab Tech / ...
 1961 The Roaring 20's (TV Series)
Gil Lewis / Hobart Q. Bushnell
 1961 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
 1961 Whispering Smith (TV Series)
Walter Frye / Jackie Rouge
 1961 The Barbara Stanwyck Show (TV Series)
Willie Teeter
 1961 The Tall Man (TV Series)
 1961 Harrigan and Son (TV Series)
 1961 The Asphalt Jungle (TV Series)
Bert Freeman
 1961 Rawhide (TV Series)
 1961 The Case of the Dangerous Robin (TV Series)
 1961 The Jim Backus Show (TV Series)
 1960 The Law and Mr. Jones (TV Series)
Mr. Jerabek
 1960 Coronado 9 (TV Series)
Doc Little
 1957-1960 Maverick (TV Series)
Depot Agent / Stranger / Saloon Keeper / ...
 1959-1960 Riverboat (TV Series)
Gordon / Oliver
 1959-1960 The Texan (TV Series)
Russ Hardin / Lobo Cooms
 1959-1960 Johnny Ringo (TV Series)
Jed Bates / Roebuck / Robuck
 1958-1960 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Hotel Clerk / Bartender / Kinch
 1959-1960 Colt .45 (TV Series)
Cutler / Jenkins
 1960 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Mike Shannon
 1959-1960 Bronco (TV Series)
Dykes / Mr. Fairweather
 1958-1960 M Squad (TV Series)
Babe / Charlie Andalucia
 1959 Beach Patrol (TV Movie)
Max Becker
 1959 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Bank Teller / Calvin Holmes
 1959 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series)
 1959 Not for Hire (TV Series)
Capt. Colfax
 1959 The Real McCoys (TV Series)
Gas Station Customer
 1959 How to Marry a Millionaire (TV Series)
Mr. Clooney
 1959 Lawman (TV Series)
 1956-1959 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Al Carmody / Donations Collector
 1959 The Monster of Piedras Blancas
Sturges, the Lighthouse Keeper
 1957-1959 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
George Long / Hotel Clerk / Alvin Price - Banker
 1958-1959 Trackdown (TV Series)
Sid Meggs / Henry Bennett
 1959 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series)
 1959 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series)
 1959 Sugarfoot (TV Series)
 1959 The Californians (TV Series)
Judge Norris
 1959 Buckskin (TV Series)
Mr. Mullum
 1958-1959 Cimarron City (TV Series)
Sam Hardesty / Hardesty
 1959 Father Knows Best (TV Series)
Mr. Brown
 1958 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
 1958 The Thin Man (TV Series)
 1958 U.S. Marshal (TV Series)
Stoney Jackson
 1958 Badman's Country
Elzy (uncredited)
 1958 Jefferson Drum (TV Series)
 1958 Goodyear Theatre (TV Series)
Medical Examiner
 1958 Live Fast, Die Young
Jake (hobo)
 1958 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
The Defendant
 1958 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (TV Series)
Walt Mathers
 1955-1958 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Laundry Proprietor / Clerk
 1958 Alcoa Theatre (TV Series)
 1958 State Trooper (TV Series)
Roy Fleck
 1956-1958 Broken Arrow (TV Series)
Sam Sweeney / Cal Bentley
 1956-1958 Telephone Time (TV Series)
Mr. Hand
 1958 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Joey Stark
 1958 Passport to Danger (TV Series)
Allen Williams
 1957 The Lineup (TV Series)
 1957 The Restless Gun (TV Series)
Tom Jackson
 1957 Looking for Danger
Lester Bradfield
 1957 God Is My Partner
'Long Shot' Ben Renson
 1957 Panic! (TV Series)
John Oliver
 1957 Whirlybirds (TV Series)
Mr. Thatcher
 1955-1957 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Johnny / Mr. Brown / Corrigan
 1956 Three Violent People
Mr. Massey
 1955-1956 Studio 57 (TV Series)
Ribner / Sid Prescott / Emmett Dolan
 1956 Canyon River
 1955-1956 It's a Great Life (TV Series)
Mr. Phillips / Sanders
 1956 Chevron Hall of Stars (TV Series)
 1955 The Spoilers
Kelly (uncredited)
 1953-1955 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Charlie / Tramp
 1955 Jail Busters
 1953-1955 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Clicker / Skinny / Mousey
 1955 Treasury Men in Action (TV Series)
George Pendleton
 1954-1955 Public Defender (TV Series)
Mr. Harding / Doc Charles / Mr. Logan / ...
 1955 The Man Behind the Badge (TV Series)
Tully / George Ferguson
 1954-1955 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
 1955 The Man from Bitter Ridge
Norman Roberts
 1955 Big Town (TV Series)
 1955 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
 1955 Topper (TV Series)
F. Fraymus
 1953-1954 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Sailor / Joseph / Joe / ...
 1954 The Whistler (TV Series)
Sid Nolan
 1954 Jungle Gents
Harmes - Lab Technician (uncredited)
 1954 Mr. & Mrs. North (TV Series)
Fred Tiller
 1954 Duffy's Tavern (TV Series)
 1954 Rails Into Laramie
The Hawk (uncredited)
 1954 Bitter Creek
A.Z. Platte - Stagecoach Driver
 1954 Three Young Texans
Thorpe (uncredited)
 1953 Jack Slade
 1953 All American
Bartender (uncredited)
 1953 Run for the Hills
Jed Taylor
 1953 I'm the Law (TV Series)
 1953 Man in the Dark
Herman (uncredited)
 1953 Count the Hours!
Jeff Beatty (uncredited)
 1953 Tangier Incident
 1952 The Files of Jeffrey Jones (TV Series)
 1952 Terry and the Pirates (TV Series)
 1952 Gang Busters (TV Series)
 1952 The Fighter
Boxer's Manager (uncredited)
 1951 Front Page Detective (TV Series)
Danny Trumpet
 1951 Racket Squad (TV Series)
Orville Green
 1951 Tales of Robin Hood
 1950 Dick Tracy (TV Series)
J. Blackstone Springem
 1950 Cyrano de Bergerac
Lackey (uncredited)
 1950 Southside 1-1000
Nimble Willie
 1950 Joe Palooka in The Squared Circle
Phillips - Reporter
 1950 Destination Big House
Stubby Moore
 1950 Woman in Hiding
Man Taken Off Bus (uncredited)
 1950 Blonde Dynamite
 1949 Alias the Champ
Chuck Lyons
 1949 Once More, My Darling
Georgie (uncredited)
 1949 The Lady Gambles
 1949 The Crooked Way
 1949 Streets of San Francisco
Sammy Hess
 1949 Homicide
Pete Kimmel
 1949 Flaxy Martin
Fred Banford, Taxicab Driver (uncredited)
 1948 Whiplash
Kid McGee (uncredited)
 1948 Moonrise
Baseball-Toss Game Attendant (uncredited)
 1948 The Babe Ruth Story
Man with Phil in Bar (uncredited)
 1947 Public Prosecutor (TV Series)
Yoyo Berwick / Charlie Faber
 1947 Louisiana
 1947 Unconquered
Spieler for Monster of Madagascar (uncredited)
 1947 Brute Force
Roberts (uncredited)
 1947 The Trouble with Women
Charlie (uncredited)
 1947 Danger Street
Riley - Bookkeeper (uncredited)
 1947 Monsieur Verdoux
Joe Darwin
 1947 Fear in the Night
Clyde Bilyou (uncredited)
 1947 Time Out of Mind
Morelli (uncredited)
 1947 Fall Guy
Mr. Ed Sindell
 1946 Cross My Heart
Reporter (uncredited)
 1946 Dangerous Money
Freddie Kirk
 1946 Below the Deadline
 1946 Dangerous Business
Tin Horn (uncredited)
 1946 O.S.S.
Pierre (uncredited)
 1946 The Well-Groomed Bride
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1946 Her Kind of Man
Purdy (uncredited)
 1946 They Made Me a Killer
Joe Lafferty
 1945 Adventure
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1945 Shadow of Terror
Gunman (uncredited)
 1945 Incendiary Blonde
Henchman Shooting Up Guinan's (uncredited)
 1945 Conflict
Hobo (uncredited)
 1944 Irish Eyes Are Smiling
Leg Man (uncredited)
 1944 The Last Ride
Slimey, an Informant (uncredited)
 1944 Silent Partner
Blackie Barton
 1944 Roger Touhy, Gangster
Lefty Rowden (uncredited)
 1944 Strange Confession
Soldier (uncredited)
 1943 Find the Blackmailer
Ray Hickey
 1943 The Chance of a Lifetime
Red Taggart (uncredited)
 1943 White Savage
Frank Williams
 1943 After Midnight with Boston Blackie
The Fence (uncredited)
 1943 How's About It
Elevator-Starter (uncredited)
 1943 Truck Busters
 1943 The Crystal Ball
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1942 Lucky Jordan
Big-Ears (uncredited)
 1942 Call of the Canyon
The Pigeon
 1942 Escape from Crime
Fingerprint Man (uncredited)
 1942 I Was Framed
Clubby Blake
 1942 Tramp, Tramp, Tramp!
 1942 Broadway
Harry (uncredited)
 1942 A Tragedy at Midnight
Lightfingers, Headwaiter-Pickpocket (uncredited)
 1941 Dangerously They Live
George, Taxi Driver
 1941 Honolulu Lu
Clerk (uncredited)
 1941 Secrets of the Lone Wolf
 1941 Buy Me That Town
 1941 The Pittsburgh Kid
 1941 Life Begins for Andy Hardy
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1941 Manpower
Benny - Counterman (uncredited)
 1941 The Deadly Game
 1941 Raiders of the Desert
 1941 The Shepherd of the Hills
Charles the Deputy (uncredited)
 1941 Two in a Taxi
 1941 Hit the Road
 1941 Meet Boston Blackie
Weight Guesser (uncredited)
 1940 American Spoken Here (Short)
Soda Jerk (uncredited)
 1940 The Quarterback
Driver with Bill (uncredited)
 1940 Diamond Frontier
Collins (uncredited)
 1940 Stranger on the Third Floor
Thin-Faced Man in Crowd (uncredited)
 1940 Queen of the Mob
Pinky (uncredited)
 1940 A Fugitive from Justice
 1940 The Way of All Flesh
 1940 Gangs of Chicago
 1940 Women Without Names
Juror (uncredited)
 1940 Parole Fixer
Owl Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 1940 The Green Hornet
Lefty Bates [Chs. 12-13] (uncredited)
 1939 Charlie McCarthy, Detective
Harry (uncredited)
 1939 The Housekeeper's Daughter
Suspect (uncredited)
 1939 The Escape
Gangster (uncredited)
 1939 When Tomorrow Comes
Bus Boy (uncredited)
 1939 Inside Information
 1939 Missing Daughters
Tim (uncredited)
 1939 Union Pacific
One-Armed Reporter (uncredited)
 1939 Buck Rogers
Hidden City Air Controller (uncredited)
 1939 Mystery of the White Room
Pete - the Fingerprint Man (uncredited)
 1939 I Was a Convict
 1939 Pirates of the Skies
Henchman Ralph (uncredited)
 1939 Devil's Island
 1939 King of the Underworld
 1938 Gambling Ship
 1938 Exposed
Finn (uncredited)
 1938 Red Barry
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1938 King of Alcatraz
Silver (uncredited)
 1938 The Missing Guest
Baldrich's Guard (uncredited)
 1938 Wives Under Suspicion
Gangster Hitman (uncredited)
 1938 A Slight Case of Murder
Blackhat Gallagher
 1938 Arsène Lupin Returns
'Butch' Harron - Gang Leader (uncredited)
 1938 The Black Doll
Cabbie (uncredited)
 1936 One Rainy Afternoon
Reporter (uncredited)
 1935 Rendezvous
Telegrapher (uncredited)
 1935 Three Kids and a Queen
Montage Man (uncredited)
Show Show Production manager (1 credit)
Show Show Self (2 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (5 credits)

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In his later years he became a used-book dealer. His shop was located in and took up half of the space of Shirley's Antiques on Topanga Canyon Blvd. just south of Ventura Blvd. in Woodland Hills, CA. He suffered a stroke, then died about a year later from heart failure. He collected first editions of Mark Twain and was survived by his son.

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