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John Harron (1903–1939)

Actor John (Johnnie) Harron was born in New York City on March 31, 1903, a younger brother of silent screen star Robert Harron. John got his first taste of the movie business with an unbilled bit in one of his brother's many classic films, Hearts of the World (1918). After all the tabloid hoopla of his brother's sudden and mysterious shooting ... See full bio »

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Known For

White Zombie Neil Parker
Penrod Robert Williams
Below the Line Donald Cass
Dulcy Billy Parker


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 1940 Gambling on the High Seas
Coast Guard Officer (uncredited)
 1940 A Fugitive from Justice
Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1940 Virginia City
Union Lieutenant (uncredited)
 1940 Calling Philo Vance
Third Reporter (uncredited)
 1940 The Fighting 69th
Carrol (uncredited)
 1940 Brother Rat and a Baby
Hotel Desk Clerk (uncredited)
 1939 Old Hickory (Short)
Aide with Message (uncredited)
 1939 The Return of Doctor X
Reporter (uncredited)
 1939 Kid Nightingale
Clipper (uncredited)
 1939 The Roaring Twenties
Soldier (uncredited)
 1939 On Dress Parade
Academy Officer Investigating Fracas (uncredited)
 1939 Smashing the Money Ring
Reporter at Trial (uncredited)
 1939 The Monroe Doctrine (Short)
 1939 Espionage Agent
American Tourist (uncredited)
 1939 Slapsie Maxie's (Short)
Fight Announcer (uncredited)
 1939 Ride, Cowboy, Ride (Short)
Finn (uncredited)
 1939 Angels Wash Their Faces
Reporter (uncredited)
 1939 Everybody's Hobby
Johnny, Radio Store Clerk (uncredited)
 1939 The Bill of Rights (Short)
Carter (uncredited)
 1939 Torchy Blane.. Playing with Dynamite
Motorcycle Policeman
 1939 The Cowboy Quarterback
Mr. Gray
 1939 Each Dawn I Die
Jerry - a Reporter (uncredited)
 1939 Indianapolis Speedway
Red, Eddie's Pitman
 1939 Quiet, Please (Short)
Sears' Assistant (uncredited)
 1939 Naughty But Nice
Clerk (uncredited)
 1939 Nancy Drew... Trouble Shooter
Greenhouse Clerk
 1939 Code of the Secret Service
Gambler Paid in Silver (uncredited)
 1939 Sweepstakes Winner
Tote Board Announcer (uncredited)
 1939 The Kid from Kokomo
Second Radio Announcer (uncredited)
 1939 Torchy Runs for Mayor
 1939 Confessions of a Nazi Spy
Man in Montage with Propaganda (uncredited)
 1939 Dark Victory
George - Man Taking Judith's Coat (uncredited)
 1939 Women in the Wind
Process Server (uncredited)
 1939 On Trial
Second Reporter (uncredited)
 1939 You Can't Get Away with Murder
Convict Remaining in Cell (uncredited)
 1939 The Adventures of Jane Arden
Airplane Pilot (uncredited)
 1939 Secret Service of the Air
Agent Cliff Durell
 1939 The Oklahoma Kid
President Cleveland's Secretary (uncredited)
 1939 Yes, My Darling Daughter
Belga Line Steward (uncredited)
 1939 Lincoln in the White House (Short)
John Hay
 1939 Torchy Blane in Chinatown
Driver (uncredited)
 1939 Blackwell's Island
Deputy District Attorney (uncredited)
 1939 They Made Me a Criminal
First Fight Radio Announcer (uncredited)
 1939 King of the Underworld
G-Man (uncredited)
 1938 Going Places
Man at Party (uncredited)
 1938 Heart of the North
First Mate (uncredited)
 1938 Angels with Dirty Faces
Sharpie (uncredited)
 1938 The Declaration of Independence (Short)
Rodney's Messenger (uncredited)
 1938 Torchy Gets Her Man
John Wilkins (uncredited)
 1938 Hard to Get
Orchestra Leader (uncredited)
 1938 The Sisters
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1938 Broadway Musketeers
Croupier (uncredited)
 1938 Secrets of an Actress
Party Guest at Bar (uncredited)
 1938 Valley of the Giants
Man Reporting Mac Was Slugged (uncredited)
 1938 Boy Meets Girl
Extra Talking to Rodney (uncredited)
 1938 Mr. Chump
First Bank Examiner (uncredited)
 1938 Penrod's Double Trouble
Spieler at Carnival (uncredited)
 1938 The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse
Alarm Company Operator (uncredited)
 1938 Racket Busters
Allison's Stenographer (uncredited)
 1938 Cowboy from Brooklyn
Technician (uncredited)
 1938 My Bill
Bank Clerk (uncredited)
 1938 When Were You Born
Dr. Merton's Assistant (uncredited)
 1938 Men Are Such Fools
Toni Bellamy (uncredited)
 1938 Little Miss Thoroughbred
Benson, Talisman's Trainer (uncredited)
 1938 Gold Diggers in Paris
Ship's Officer (uncredited)
 1938 Out Where the Stars Begin (Short)
Studio Gateman (uncredited)
 1938 The Beloved Brat
Second Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1938 Torchy Blane in Panama
 1938 Accidents Will Happen
Third Professional Witness (uncredited)
 1938 Over the Wall
Gus - Policeman at Morgue (uncredited)
 1938 He Couldn't Say No
Man With Street Radio Reporter (uncredited)
 1938 Love, Honor and Behave
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1938 Jezebel
Jenkins (uncredited)
 1938 The Daredevil Drivers
Mr. Chet Maxfield
 1938 Blondes at Work
Hotel Desk Clerk (uncredited)
 1938 White Banners
The Milkman (uncredited)
 1938 The Invisible Menace
Pvt. Murphy
 1938 The Patient in Room 18
Thatcher Hospital Orderly (uncredited)
 1938 Sergeant Murphy
Carruthers' Adjudant (uncredited)
 1937 Hollywood Hotel
Radio Representative (uncredited)
 1937 Missing Witnesses
Harris (as Jack Harron)
 1937 First Lady
Waiter (uncredited)
 1937 Submarine D-1
Orderly (uncredited)
 1937 The Man Without a Country (Short)
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1937 The Adventurous Blonde
Reynolds (uncredited)
 1937 Alcatraz Island
Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
 1937 Boots and Saddles
Orderly Given Charge of Gene's Horses (uncredited)
 1937 Prairie Thunder
Lieutenant Adams
 1937 Varsity Show
Clerk (uncredited)
 1937 That Certain Woman
First Photographer (uncredited)
 1937 Mr. Dodd Takes the Air
Man in Sound Booth (uncredited)
 1937 Talent Scout
Charlie - Bus Driver
 1937 Marry the Girl
Orderly (uncredited)
 1937 Public Wedding
 1937 Dance Charlie Dance
Firstnighter (uncredited)
 1937 The Singing Marine
Marine (uncredited)
 1937 Slim
Workman (uncredited)
 1937 Fly Away Baby
Reporter (uncredited)
 1937 Blazing Sixes
Man Greeting Sheriff at Dance (uncredited)
 1937 Kid Galahad
Fred (uncredited)
 1937 The Go Getter
Country Club Man #1 (uncredited)
 1937 That Man's Here Again
John (uncredited)
 1937 Marked Woman
1st Cabbie (uncredited)
 1937 Men in Exile
Police Radio Operator (uncredited)
 1937 Her Husband's Secretary
Carol's Dance Partner at Party (uncredited)
 1937/I Blake of Scotland Yard
Sgt. Dickens [Chs. 6, 8, 11-12] (uncredited)
 1936 Small Town Girl
Pat (uncredited)
 1936 Carnival Day (Short)
Gambler / Thug (uncredited)
 1935 Symphony of Living
Herb Livingston
 1935 Hollywood Trouble (Short)
 1934 World's Fair and Warmer (Short) (as Johnny Harron)
 1934 The Murder in the Museum
Jerry Ross
 1934 City Park
Charlie Hooper
 1934 Harold Teen
Undetermined Secondary Role (scenes deleted)
 1934 Stolen Sweets
Sam Ragland
 1933 Leave It to Dad (Short)
Harron, the Son
 1933 Pop's Pal (Short)
Johnny Blake
 1932 Sister to Judas
Ronnie Ross
 1932 The Midnight Warning
Erich (as Johnny Harron)
 1932 Crooner
Teddy's Band Member (uncredited)
 1932 The Hollywood Handicap (Short)
 1932 White Zombie
Neil Parker
 1932 Beauty Parlor
Jeffery Colt
 1932 The Crowd Roars
Red - Eddie's Pitman (uncredited)
 1931 Hollywood Halfbacks (Short)
 1931 The Law of the Tong
 1931 Laugh and Get Rich
Bill Hepburn
 1931 The Easiest Way
Chris Swoboda - Laura's Suitor (uncredited)
 1930 Big Boy
 1930 Czar of Broadway
Jay Grant the reporter
 1929 Street Girl
Mike Fall
 1928 Green Grass Widows
Del Roberts
 1928 Their Hour
 1928 The Man in Hobbles
Joe Coleman
 1928 Finders Keepers
Carter Brooks
 1927 Night Life
Max (as Johnny Harron)
 1927 Once and Forever
 1927 Silk Stockings
Sam Thornhill
 1927 Naughty
The Groom (as Johnny Haron)
 1927 Closed Gates
George Newell Jr (as Johnny Harron)
 1927 Love Makes 'Em Wild
Willie Angle (as Johnny Harron)
 1926 Rose of the Tenements
Danny Lewis (as Johnny Harron)
 1926 The False Alarm
Joe Casey
 1926 The Boy Friend
Joe Pond
 1926 Hell-Bent for Heaven
Sid Hunt
 1926 The Gilded Highway
Jack Welby
 1926 The Little Irish Girl
 1926 The Night Cry
John Martin
 1926 Bride of the Storm
Dick Wayne
 1925 Satan in Sables
Paul Yervedoff
 1925 Below the Line
Donald Cass
 1925 The Wife Who Wasn't Wanted
Bob Mannering
 1925 The Woman Hater
Philip Tranter - the Millionaire
 1925 My Wife and I
Stuart Borden
 1925 Old Shoes
The Boy (as Johnny Harron)
 1925 Learning to Love
Billy Carmichael (as Johnn Harron)
 1924 The Painted Flapper
Jimmy Arnold
 1924 The Fire Patrol
Colin Ferguson (later)
 1924 Behind the Curtain
Hugh Belmont (as Johnny Harron)
 1924 What Shall I Do?
Jack Nelson
 1923 The Supreme Test (as Johnny Harron)
 1923 The Gold Diggers
Wally Saunders (as Johnny Harron)
 1923 Dulcy
Billy Parker (as Johnny Harron)
 1923 The West~Bound Limited
Johnny Buckley
 1922 Love in the Dark
Robert Horton
 1922 The $5 Baby
Larry Donovan
 1922 The Ragged Heiress
Glen Wharton
 1922 Penrod
Robert Williams
 1921 The Grim Comedian
Geoffrey Hutchins
 1921/I The Fox
Dick Farwell (as Johnny Harron)
 1921 Through the Back Door
Billy Boy
 1918 Hearts of the World
A Boy with a Barrel (uncredited)
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