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Harry von Zell

Highest Rated: 100% You're in the Navy Now (1951)

Lowest Rated: 80% Uncle Harry (1945)

Birthday: Jul 11, 1906

Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Harry Von Zell was a great addition to any film comedy after having enjoyed several successes in his Hollywood career. Zell started his entertainment career by acting in comedies like "Where There's Life" (1947), "The Saxon Charm" (1948) starring Robert Montgomery and "For Heaven's Sake" (1950) with Clifton Webb and Joan Bennett. Zell worked in television around the start of his acting career with a role on "The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show" (CBS, 1950-58). He continued to act in productions like the historical film "Two Flags West" (1950) with Joseph Cotten, "Where the Sidewalk Ends" (1950) and the Susan Hayward drama "I Can Get It For You Wholesale" (1951). He also appeared in the comedy "U.S.S. Tea Kettle" (1951) with Gary Cooper. In the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in the Bob Hope comedy sequel "Son of Paleface" (1953) and "Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number!" (1966) with Bob Hope. He held additional roles in television including a part on "Bachelor Father" (CBS, 1957-1962). Zell more recently appeared in "Ellery Queen" (NBC, 1974-75). Zell passed away in November 1981 at the age of 75.

Highest rated movies

You're in the Navy Now
Uncle Harry

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Too Many Suspects Announcer (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet 35% Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! Newscaster/Off-Screen Narrator (Character) - 1966
100% 40% You're in the Navy Now Capt. "Danny" Eliot (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet 50% I Can Get It for You Wholesale Savage (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet Call Me Mister Major Gen. William Steele (uncredited) (Character) - 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet For Heaven's Sake Tex Henry (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet 12% Two Flags West Ephraim Strong (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dear Wife Cooper (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Saxon Charm Zack Humber (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet No Score Yet Where There's Life Joe Snyder (Character) - 1947
No Score Yet No Score Yet How Doooo You Do! Harry (Character) - 1946
80% 67% Uncle Harry Ben (Character) - 1945

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wagon Train Unknown (Guest Star) 1964 1961 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet McHale's Navy Unknown (Guest Star) 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet Perry Mason Sidney Hawes (Guest Star) 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Tall Man Averill Murphy (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bachelor Father Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet The George Burns Show Unknown (Character) 1958-1959
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Burns and Allen Show Self 1950-1958

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