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Arch Johnson



Actor's Studio graduate Arch Johnson was first seen off-Broadway in 1952's Down in the Valley, and on-Broadway the following year in Mrs. McThing. Johnson's most famous Broadway role was bigoted NYPD detective Schrank in West Side Story (1956). In films from 1953, the burly Johnson was usually cast as western heavies, occasionally with a swarthy tongue in cheek and a roguish twinkle in the eye. Some of his non-western movie assignments include The Sting (1973), Walking Tall (1977) and The Buddy Holly Story (1978). In the spring of 1961, Arch Johnson was seen as Captain Gus Honochek on the weekly TV version of The Asphalt Jungle.

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Deathmask
  • Riordan
1985
56% Easy Money
  • Vendor at Armory
1983
No Score Yet Better Late Than Never
  • Actor
1979
100% The Buddy Holly Story
  • Mr. Holly
1978
93% The Sting
  • Combs
1973
75% Walking Tall
  • Jaggers
1973
No Score Yet Napoleon and Samantha
  • Chief Of Police
1972
No Score Yet The Liberation of L.B. Jones
  • Stanley Bumpas
1970
No Score Yet The Cheyenne Social Club
  • Marshall Anderson
1970
No Score Yet Twilight of Honor
  • Mr. McWade
1963
No Score Yet The Explosive Generation
  • Mr. Sommers
1961
0% G.I. Blues
  • Sgt. McGraw
1960
No Score Yet Gun Glory
  • Gunn
1957
82% Somebody Up There Likes Me
  • Heldon
1956
83% Niagara
  • Taxi Driver
1953

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet Wonder Woman (1976)
1975-1979
  • John Kelly
No Score Yet Little House on the Prairie
1974-1984
  • Shell
The Twilight Zone
1959-1964
  • Jesse James Roscoe Bragg

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