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Kenneth MacKenna (1899–1962)


Kenneth MacKenna was born on August 19, 1899 in Canterbury, New Hampshire, USA as Leo Mielziner Jr. He was an actor and director, known for Good Sport (1931), Judgment at Nuremberg (1961) and The Spider (1931). He was married to Mary Philips and Kay Francis. He died on January 15, 1962 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Good Sport
Good Sport Rental Agent
(1931)
Judgment at Nuremberg
Judgment at Nuremberg Judge Kenneth Norris
(1961)
The Spider
The Spider Cashier
(1931)
Men Without Women
Men Without Women Chief Torpedoman Burke
(1930)

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 1962 13 West Street
Paul Logan
 1961 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Bishop Fanning
- Season to Be Jolly (1961) ... Bishop Fanning
 1961 Judgment at Nuremberg
Judge Kenneth Norris
 1961 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Bishop Cannon
- The Horse Player (1961) ... Bishop Cannon
 1961 The Barbara Stanwyck Show (TV Series)
Morgan Manning
- Confession (1961) ... Morgan Manning
 1960 Hong Kong (TV Series)
Edward Manton
- When Strangers Meet (1960) ... Edward Manton
 1960 Bonanza (TV Series)
Sam Croft
- Silent Thunder (1960) ... Sam Croft
 1960 High Time
President Byrne of Pinehurst
 1933 Sensation Hunters
Jimmy Crosby
 1932 Those We Love
Freddie Williston
 1931 Good Sport
Rental Agent (uncredited)
 1931 The Spider
Cashier (uncredited)
 1931 The Man Who Came Back
Capt. Trevelyan
 1930 Forever Yours
 1930 Sin Takes a Holiday
Gaylord Stanton
 1930 The Virtuous Sin
Lt. Victor Sablin
 1930 Man Trouble
Graham
 1930 Temple Tower
Captain Hugh 'Bulldog' Drummond
 1930 The Three Sisters
Count d'Amati
 1930 Crazy That Way
Jack Gardner
 1930 Men Without Women
Chief Torpedoman Burke
 1929 South Sea Rose
Dr. Tom Winston
 1929 Pleasure Crazed
Capt. Anthony Dean
 1927 The Lunatic at Large
William Carroll / Henry Carroll
 1926 The American Venus
Horace Niles
 1925 Miss Bluebeard
Bob Hawley
 1925 A Kiss in the Dark
Johnny King
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American character actor from the New York stage, born Leo Mielziner, the son of a noted rabbi. He appeared on Broadway and also directed plays himself. Having changed his name to Kenneth MacKenna, he became a director for Fox upon signing a contract in 1929. He later became a story editor at MGM. He was married to actresses Kay Francis and Mary Phillips. See more »

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