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John Kelly (I) (1901–1947)

John Kelly was born on June 29, 1901 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as John F. Kelly. He is known for his work on Bringing Up Baby (1938), Three Sons o' Guns (1941) and My Gal Sal (1942). He died on December 9, 1947 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Three Sons o' Guns Buffalo Bill Oxenstern
My Gal Sal John L. Sullivan
The Gentleman from Louisiana John L. Sullivan


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 1948 Sofia
Lt. Comdr. Stark
 1947 Captain Boycott
 1947 Ladies' Man
Cabbie (uncredited)
 1947 The Mighty McGurk
Punchdrunk Fighter (uncredited)
 1946 Cross My Heart
Juror (uncredited)
 1946 Blue Skies
Tough Guy in Nightclub (uncredited)
 1946 Joe Palooka, Champ
 1946 The Dark Corner
Policeman in Galleries (uncredited)
 1946 Young Widow
Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1945 The Tiger Woman
 1945 That Night with You
Customer (uncredited)
 1945 Blonde from Brooklyn
Bartender (uncredited)
 1945 Boogie Woogie (Short)
 1945 Nob Hill
Bouncer (uncredited)
 1945 I'll Tell the World
Driver (uncredited)
 1945 Wonder Man
Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1945 Trail to Vengeance
Henchman Bully
 1944 Wing and a Prayer
Lew (uncredited)
 1944 Summer Storm (uncredited)
 1944 Once Upon a Time
Truckman (uncredited)
 1944 Up in Arms
Military Policeman on Cable Car (uncredited)
 1943 Jack London
Red John (uncredited)
 1943 Sweet Rosie O'Grady
Andrews (uncredited)
 1943 Coney Island
Drunken Bricklayer (uncredited)
 1943 It's a Great Life
Burley, Floor Waxer (uncredited)
 1943 No Time for Love
Morrisey (uncredited)
 1942 Girl Trouble
 1942 Tales of Manhattan
Burglar (Robeson sequence) / Driver (Robeson sequence) (uncredited)
 1942 Ten Gentlemen from West Point
Bombardier (uncredited)
 1942 Dr. Broadway
Pool Player (uncredited)
 1942 My Gal Sal
John L. Sullivan
 1942 Moontide
 1942 Larceny, Inc.
Batter Hitting Home Run (uncredited)
 1942 My Favorite Blonde
Bus #5 Driver (uncredited)
 1942 Jail House Blues
 1941 You're in the Army Now
McCann (uncredited)
 1941 Shadow of the Thin Man
'Meatballs' Murphy (uncredited)
 1941 The Pittsburgh Kid
Knockout Riley
 1941 Manpower
28 Club Bouncer (uncredited)
 1941 Three Sons o' Guns
Buffalo Bill Oxenstern
 1941 Blondie in Society
Policeman (uncredited)
 1941 Reaching for the Sun
Husky Man (uncredited)
 1941 Topper Returns
Engine Room Sailor-Henchman in Striped Shirt (uncredited)
 1940 Bowery Boy
 1940 I Want a Divorce
Marine (uncredited)
 1940 Sandy Is a Lady
 1940 Road to Singapore
Sailor (uncredited)
 1940 Black Friday
Taxi Driver
 1940 Castle on the Hudson
Rockpile Convict (uncredited)
 1940 My Little Chickadee
Henchman (uncredited)
 1940 The Green Hornet
Pete Hawks
 1939 Meet Dr. Christian
 1939 Kid Nightingale
Dynamite Dennis (uncredited)
 1939 These Glamour Girls
Feather Foot - the Sailor (uncredited)
 1939 They Shall Have Music
Kelly (uncredited)
 1939 Wolf Call
Bull Nelson
 1939 Sudden Money
 1939 Sergeant Madden
Henchman Nero
 1939 Burn 'Em Up O'Connor
Towing Man (uncredited)
 1938 Convicts at Large
 1938 Exposed
Boxer (uncredited)
 1938 The Sisters
Sailor Outside Bar (uncredited)
 1938 The Crowd Roars
Joe the Croquet Player (uncredited)
 1938 Female Fugitive
Red, Dunning's chauffeur
 1938 Bringing Up Baby
 1938 Everybody's Doing It
Steve's Henchman (uncredited)
 1937 Merry-Go-Round of 1938
Bus Driver
 1937 The Last Gangster
Red (uncredited)
 1937 Portia on Trial
 1937 Live, Love and Learn
Sailor (uncredited)
 1937 That's My Story!
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1937 Behind the Mike
Fred (uncredited)
 1937 The Big Shot
 1937 Exclusive
Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1937 Armored Car
 1937 Angel's Holiday
 1937 The Grand Bounce (Short)
'Lead-Head' Hogan (uncredited)
 1937 Wings Over Honolulu
Gob (uncredited)
 1937 You Can't Buy Luck
Puggy (uncredited)
 1937 23 1/2 Hours Leave
Sgt. Tubbs
 1937 When's Your Birthday?
Corner Man (uncredited)
 1936 After the Thin Man
Harold the Chauffer (uncredited)
 1936 Fugitive in the Sky
Kid Couch
 1936 Born to Dance
Recruiting Officer (uncredited)
 1936 Polo Joe
 1936 The Devil Is a Sissy
'Shivvy' the Tire Man (uncredited)
 1936 Our Relations
First Mate (uncredited)
 1936 Lady Luck
Joe - First Hood
 1936 The Gentleman from Louisiana
John L. Sullivan
 1936 Kelly the Second
Fighter Biff Andrews (uncredited)
 1936 San Francisco
Kelly - Stagehand (uncredited)
 1936 Poor Little Rich Girl
Ferguson (uncredited)
 1936 Easy Money
 1936 The Law in Her Hands
Herman Keys - Henchman #2 (uncredited)
 1936 In Paris, A.W.O.L.
 1936 The Walking Dead
Joe - Merritt's 1st Bodyguard (uncredited)
 1936 The Bridge of Sighs
Tommy, the Taxi Driver-Thug
 1936 It Had to Happen
Moving Man (uncredited)
 1936 Timothy's Quest
 1936 Tough Guy
Trooper Rooney (uncredited)
 1935 Hitch Hike Lady
Motorcycle Cop (uncredited)
 1935 Whipsaw
Patrolman (uncredited)
 1935 Dr. Socrates
Al - a Gangster (uncredited)
 1935 Navy Wife
Spike (uncredited)
 1935 Special Agent
Carston's Henchman (uncredited)
 1935 We're in the Money
Butch's Mug (uncredited)
 1935 Woman Wanted
Truck Driver Hitting Police Car (uncredited)
 1935 Public Hero Number 1
Federal Agent / Truck Driver Smuggling Gun (uncredited)
 1935 Motive for Revenge
Detective Larkin
 1935 Stolen Harmony
Bates (uncredited)
 1935 West Point of the Air
Randolph Air Field Mechanic (uncredited)
 1935 Biography of a Bachelor Girl
Furniture Mover (uncredited)
 1934 The Band Plays On
Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1934 Men of the Night
 1934 Kid Millions
Adolph Wilson
 1934 Murder in the Private Car
Man Reporting Escaped Gorilla (uncredited)
 1934 Many Happy Returns
 1934 Little Miss Marker
Sore Toe
 1933 The Women in His Life
Client (uncredited)
 1933 Son of a Sailor
Sailor (uncredited)
 1933 Havana Widows
Tully--Turkish Bath Attendant (uncredited)
 1933 Good-bye Love
Sgt. Dugan the Jailer
 1933 The Prizefighter and the Lady
Bar Patron #5 (uncredited)
 1933 Broadway Thru a Keyhole
Louie (uncredited)
 1933 Ace of Aces
Gloski - Ammunition Loader (uncredited)
 1933 Aggie Appleby, Maker of Men
Butch - Tough Workman (uncredited)
 1933 The Bowery
Lumpy Hogan (uncredited)
 1933 Morning Glory
Prop Man (uncredited)
 1933 Three Cornered Moon
Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1933 I Love That Man
Dusty - Label's Henchman (uncredited)
 1933 The Nuisance
Streetcar Conductor (uncredited)
 1933 Diplomaniacs
Army Sergeant (uncredited)
 1933 The Little Giant
Timothy 'Tim' / 'Ed' O'Hara (uncredited)
 1933 The Secret of Madame Blanche
French Sailor (uncredited)
 1933 The Cheyenne Kid
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1932 The Devil Is Driving
Dolan (uncredited)
 1932 Madison Square Garden
Backus - Broken-Down Fighter (uncredited)
 1932 The All-American
Football Player (uncredited)
 1932 Hold 'Em Jail
Football Player (uncredited)
 1932 Big City Blues
Driver (uncredited)
 1932 Winner Take All
Fight Spectator (uncredited)
 1932 Week Ends Only
Chauffeur (uncredited)
 1932 Two Seconds
Masher in Dance Hall (uncredited)
 1932 The Mouthpiece
Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1932 Scarface
One of Costillo's Hoods (uncredited)
 1932 Dance Team
Ticket Taker (uncredited)
 1931 Ladies of the Big House
Doremus' Hood (uncredited)
 1931 Suicide Fleet
Sailor at Sally's (uncredited)
 1931 Hell Divers
Sailor (scenes deleted)
 1931 Politics
Curango's Henchman (uncredited)
 1931 The Miracle Woman
Stagehand (uncredited)
 1931 Subway Express
 1931 Mr. Lemon of Orange
Henchman (uncredited)
 1930 The Doorway to Hell
Whitey Eckhart (uncredited)
 1930 Born Reckless
Irish Recruit (uncredited)
 1930 The Man Hunter
 1930 They Learned About Women
Unruly Baseball Spectator (uncredited)
 1929 Broadway
Crandall Mug at Party (uncredited)
 1929 From Headquarters
 1928 Blindfold
 1928 Romance of the Underworld
Window-Cleaner (uncredited)
 1928 The Docks of New York
Sailor Barfly (uncredited)
 1928 Dressed to Kill
Biff Simpson
 1928 Sharp Shooters
Cafe Mug (uncredited)
 1927 After Midnight
Bit Role (uncredited)
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