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Sean Sullivan (I) (1921–1985)


Sean Sullivan was born on December 26, 1921 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), The Dead Zone (1983) and Here Will I Nest (1942). He died on June 3, 1985 in Toronto. See full bio »

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(age 63) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Known For

2001: A Space Odyssey Dr. Bill Michaels
(1968)
The Dead Zone Herb Smith
(1983)
Here Will I Nest Col. Thomas Talbot
(1942)
American Playhouse Chair Pusher / Dinosaur
(1983)

Filmography

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 1986 The Boy in Blue
Walter
 1985 The Edison Twins (TV Series)
Barney Rubberknees
- Team Rubberknees (1985) ... Barney Rubberknees
 1984 Mrs. Soffel
Farmer
 1984 Heavenly Bodies
Real Estate Salesman
 1984 Best Revenge
Paperman
 1983 The Dead Zone
Herb Smith
 1982-1983 Hangin' In (TV Series)
Coach
- Blood, Sweat and Tears (1983) ... Coach
- The Man of the House (1982) ... Coach
 1983 In Defense of Kids (TV Movie)
Stan
 1983 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Dinosaur / Chair Pusher
- The Skin of Our Teeth (1983) ... Dinosaur / Chair Pusher
 1982 The Grey Fox
Newspaper Editor
 1981 High Card (TV Series)
Coogan
 1980 War Brides (TV Movie)
Mr. McInnis
 1980 Atlantic City
Buddy
 1980 Nothing Personal
Dean Collier
 1979 A Gift to Last (TV Series)
Sam
- The Old and the New (1979) ... Sam
 1979 The Beachcombers (TV Series)
 1979 Crossbar (TV Movie)
Wallace
 1979 The Great Detective (TV Series)
O'Mara
- Pretty Mary Mitchell (1979) ... O'Mara
 1978 The Silent Partner
Frank, Bank Guard
 1978 Black Beauty (TV Mini-Series) (1978) (as John Sullivan)
 1977 One Man
Rodney Porter
 1977 Deadly Harvest
Dr. George Abbott
 1975 The Canary (TV Movie)
Alex
 1971-1974 Police Surgeon (TV Series)
Jake / Vlahos / Barrows / ...
- Time Bomb (1974) ... Vlahos
- Ordeal (1973) ... Barrows
- 4th and Cherry : Code Three (1973) ... Jake's Father
- Quiet Sunday (1972) ... Ben
- Too Many Candles (1972) ... Jake
 1974 125 Rooms of Comfort
Jack
 1974 Why Rock the Boat?
Herb Scannell
 1973 Pinocchio's Birthday Party
Giapetto
 1973 The Starlost (TV Series)
Rachel's Father
- Voyage of Discovery (1973) ... Rachel's Father
 1972 Leaving Home (TV Movie)
 1972 Springhill (TV Movie)
 1971 Winter Comes Early
Greg Walsh
 1970 Dr. Frankenstein on Campus
Prof. Preston
 1970 McQueen (TV Series)
 1969 Adventures in Rainbow Country (TV Series)
Jack Sheldon
- The Skydiver (1969) ... Jack Sheldon (as John Sullivan)
 1969 Change of Mind
Mr. Robinson
 1968 2001: A Space Odyssey
Dr. Bill Michaels
 1967 Counter Etiquette. Part 1 (Short) (as John Sullivan)
 1967 Counter Etiquette. Part 2 (Short) (as John Sullivan)
 1966 Wojeck (TV Series)
Detective Quinlan
- Another Dawn, Another Surprise, Another Day (1966) ... Detective Quinlan
 1965-1966 Seaway (TV Series)
Charlie / Defence Attorney / Bork
- Mutiny (1965) ... Defence Attorney
- Shipment from Marseilles (1965) ... Bork
 1966 Adulterous Affair
Frank
 1963-1965 The Forest Rangers (TV Series)
Grout / Olson / Joe Burker / ...
- Not in the Book (1965) ... Grout
- Deadly Friend (1965) ... Olson
- The Avenger (1964) ... Joe Burker
- A Stranger to Himself (1964) ... Walter P. Harrison
- High Graders (1963) ... Clarke
 1961-1965 Festival (TV Series) (segment 'Childhood')
- Episode #6.7 (1965) ... (segment 'Childhood')
- The Blue Hotel (1961)
 1964 David and Hazel: A Story in Communication (Short)
David (as John Sullivan)
 1964 Nobody Waved Good-bye
Probation Officer (as John Sullivan)
 1963 Scarlett Hill (TV Series)
- Hole in the Sky (1963)
 1961-1963 Playdate (TV Series)
Cal Eckert / Pros. Attorney
- The Hunt (1963) ... Cal Eckert
- Nightmare (1962) ... Pros. Attorney (as John Sullivan)
- Private Potter (1961) ... (as John Sullivan)
 1962 Gang War
Al Hodges
 1961-1962 Quest (TV Series)
Frank / Miller
- Indian (1962)
- The Man on His Back (1962) ... Frank
 1961 Wonderful to Be Young!
Eddie
 1961 The Long Shadow
Burgen
 1961 The Avengers (TV Series)
Fleming
- Death on the Slipway (1961) ... Fleming
 1959-1961 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Franks / Wylie White
- The Money Makers (1961)
- Come in Razor Red (1960) ... Franks
- The Last Tycoon (1959) ... Wylie White
 1960 Night of Passion
Major
 1960 Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Prosecution Lawyer
- Machinal (1960) ... Prosecution Lawyer
 1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Dr. Bellman
- The Shrike (1960) ... Dr. Bellman
 1960 Meeting with Johnny (TV Short)
Harry
 1960 R.C.M.P. (TV Series)
Brenden
- Johnny Wolf (1960) ... Brenden
 1959 Hudson's Bay (TV Series)
Harry Sinclair
- Bosom Friends ... Harry Sinclair
 1954-1959 Encounter (TV Series)
Eddie / John Sheppard / Stratton / ...
- Second Home (1959) ... Eddie (as John Sullivan)
- Some of My Best Friends (1959) ... John Sheppard (as John Sullivan)
- The Soundings (1958) ... Stratton (as John Sullivan)
- Nor All Thy Tears (1958) ... (as John Sullivan)
- The Plastic Item (1957) ... Nelson (as John Sullivan)
 1959 Clash by Night (TV Movie)
Vincent Kress
 1959 The Unforeseen (TV Series)
Rod
- The Monsters (1959) ... Rod (as John Sullivan)
 1958 Folio (TV Series)
Bernard
- Death of a Salesman (1958) ... Bernard (as John Sullivan)
 1954-1958 On Camera (TV Series)
Maniac / Charley / Mutt / ...
- Three-Day Blow (1958) ... Maniac (as John Sullivan)
- The Father (1958) ... Charley (as John Sullivan)
- Nothin' Personal (1957) ... Mutt (as John Sullivan)
- A Trip for Mrs. Taylor (1957) ... Soldier (as John Sullivan)
- They Shot an Arrow (1956) ... Bob Muller (as John Sullivan)
 1957 A Dangerous Age
Police Officer (as John Sullivan)
 1955 CBC Summer Theatre (TV Series)
- Boy Makes Good (1955) ... (as John Sullivan)
 1954-1955 Playbill (TV Series)
- Man on the Roof (1955) ... (as John Sullivan)
- Lucio (1954) ... (as John Sullivan)
 1942 Here Will I Nest
Col. Thomas Talbot (as John Sullivan)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

John Sullivan
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Canadian character actor.

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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