Sheldon Leonard

Highest Rated:
100% Force of Evil (1948)
Lowest Rated:
63% Pocketful of Miracles (1961)
Birthday:
Feb 22
Birthplace:
Not Available
Bio:
The archetypal side-of-the-mouth Runyonesque gangster, Sheldon Leonard's actual mean-streets experience was confined to travelling with a fairly benign teenaged gang in a New York suburb. In fact, if we are to believe his future business partner Danny Thomas, Leonard never met a bonafide gangster…

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Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
89% Somewhere in the Night
  • Sam
-- 2003
The Brink's Job (Big Stickup at Brink's)
  • J. Edgar Hoover
-- 1978
Top Secret
  • Carl Vitale
-- 1978
63% Pocketful of Miracles
  • Steve Darcey
-- 1961
Road to Lebanon
  • Actor
-- 1960
87% Guys and Dolls
  • Harry the Horse
-- 1955
Money from Home
  • Jumbo Schneider
-- 1953
Breakdown
  • Nick Samson
-- 1952
Here Come the Nelsons
  • Duke
-- 1952
Behave Yourself
  • Bert
-- 1951
75% Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man
  • Morgan
-- 1951
Come Fill the Cup
  • Lennie Garr
-- 1951
My Dream Is Yours
  • Director
  • Grimes
-- 1949
If You Knew Susie
  • Steve Garland
-- 1948
Open Secret
  • Mike Frontelli
-- 1948
100% Force of Evil
  • Ficco
-- 1948
Fabulous Joe
  • Actor
-- 1947
80% Sinbad the Sailor
  • Auctioneer
-- 1947
Violence
  • Fred Stalk
-- 1947
The Gangster
  • Cornell
-- 1947
Rainbow Over Texas
  • Kirby Haynes
-- 1946
Decoy
  • Sgt. Joseph Portugal
-- 1946
94% It's a Wonderful Life
  • Nick
-- 1946
The Last Crooked Mile
  • Ed MacGuire
-- 1946
Shadow Of Terror
  • Screenwriter
-- 1945
Crime, Inc.
  • Capt Ferrone
-- 1945
Why Girls Leave Home
  • Chris Williams
-- 1945
100% Captain Kidd
  • Cyprian Boyle
-- 1945
Falcon in Hollywood
  • Louie
-- 1944
Uncertain Glory
  • Henri Duval
-- 1944
Zombies on Broadway
  • Ace Miller
-- 1944
Gambler's Choice
  • Chappie Wilson
-- 1944
Timber Queen
  • Smacksie
-- 1944
97% To Have and Have Not
  • Lieutenant Coyo
-- 1944
Hit the Ice
  • "Silky Fellowsby"
-- 1943
Passport to Suez
  • Johnny Booth
-- 1943
Harvest Melody
  • Chuck
-- 1943
City Without Men
  • Monk LaRue
-- 1943
Tortilla Flat
  • Tito Ralph
-- 1942
Two Mugs From Brooklyn
  • Glorio
-- 1942
Street of Chance
  • Detective Joe Marucci
-- 1942
Rise And Shine
  • The Menace
-- 1941
Week-End in Havana
  • Boris
-- 1941
81% Another Thin Man
  • Phil Church
-- 1939
Ouanga
  • Actor
-- 1936
Street of Chance
  • Actor
-- 1930

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Quotes from Sheldon Leonard's Characters

    1. Jean Picard: My head comes off the way it is. [he was being shaved for the guillotine]
    2. Jean Picard: I said it was the floor. Isn't that blunt enough? [when asked about his using a blunt intstrument to kill someone]
    3. Henri Duval: Even if I could, the whole world is asleep.
    4. Louise: You look like you got caught in an air raid.
    5. Henri Duval: I see you helped yourself to my best suit. [Picard was dressed in Duval's suit as he needed a change of clothes]
    6. Drover's Wife: Well, it said coffee on the bag. [her husband Drover asked her what awful coffee he just drank]
    7. Louise: If anyone told me I would take a train clear across France, I'd laugh in his face.
    8. Jean Picard: Then laugh in mine, sweetheart.
    From Uncertain Glory. Submitted by rick b (2 years ago)
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