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      Harry Shannon

      Harry Shannon

      Highest Rated: 100% The Jolson Story (1946)

      Lowest Rated: 33% The Mummy's Ghost (1944)

      Birthday: Jun 13, 1890

      Birthplace: Saginaw, Michigan, USA

      Harry Shannon was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Shannon started his acting career landing roles in such films as "Tear Gas Squad" (1940), "Gambling on the High Seas" (1940) and the comedy "Sailor's Lady" (1940) with Nancy Kelly. He also appeared in the George Bassman musical comedy "Too Many Girls" (1940), the Mickey Rooney dramatic biopic "Young Tom Edison" (1940) and "Parole Fixer" (1940). He kept working in film throughout the forties, starring in "San Quentin" (1946), the crime feature "Night Editor" (1946) with William Gargan and the mystery "Crack-Up" (1946) with Pat O'Brien. He also appeared in "Dangerous Years" (1947). In the latter half of his career, he continued to act in the Howard Duff action film "Roar of the Crowd" (1953), the Sterling Hayden western "Kansas Pacific" (1953) and the Vittorio Gassman action movie "Cry of the Hunted" (1953). He also appeared in the crime flick "Witness to Murder" (1954) with Barbara Stanwyck and the William Holden dramatic adaptation "Executive Suite" (1954). Shannon was most recently credited in "Wagons East!" (1994) with John Candy. Shannon was nominated for an Outstanding Achievement In Music and Lyrics Primetime Emmy Award for "The Gift of Life" in 1982. Shannon passed away in July 1964 at the age of 74.

      Highest rated movies

      Executive Suite poster
      Executive Suite
      The Farmer's Daughter poster
      The Farmer's Daughter
      The Jolson Story poster
      The Jolson Story
      The Fighting Sullivans poster
      The Fighting Sullivans
      Touch of Evil poster
      Touch of Evil
      This Gun for Hire poster
      This Gun for Hire
      The Lady From Shanghai poster
      The Lady From Shanghai
      The Red House poster
      The Red House

      Photos

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      34% 46% Universal Soldier Original Music $35.4M 1992
      No Score Yet 55% Summer and Smoke Dr. Burke (uncredited) (Character) - 1961
      50% 57% Wild in the Country Sam Tyler (uncredited) (Character) - 1961
      No Score Yet 29% Yellowstone Kelly Captain of the Far West (Character) - 1959
      95% 92% Touch of Evil Chief Gould (Character) - 1958
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Man or Gun Justin Corley (Character) - 1958
      No Score Yet 18% The Lonely Man Dr. Fisher (Character) - 1957
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Duel at Apache Wells Wayne Shattuck (Character) - 1956
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Marauders John Rutherford (Character) - 1955
      78% 62% The Tall Men Sam (Character) - 1955
      No Score Yet 69% The Violent Men Purdue (Character) - 1955
      No Score Yet 40% At Gunpoint Marshal MacKay (Character) - 1955
      No Score Yet 57% Witness to Murder Captain Donnelly (Character) - 1954
      100% 74% Executive Suite Ed Benedeck (Character) - 1954
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Rails Into Laramie Judge Pierce (Character) - 1954
      No Score Yet 50% Cry of the Hunted Sheriff Brown (Character) - 1953
      No Score Yet 35% Kansas Pacific Smokestack (Character) - 1953
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Jack Slade Tom Carter (Character) - 1953
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Lure of the Wilderness Pat McGowan (Character) - 1952
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Boots Malone Colonel Summers (Character) - 1952
      No Score Yet 74% The Lemon Drop Kid John (policeman) (Character) - 1951
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Scarf Asylum Warden Anderson (Character) - 1951
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Al Jennings of Oklahoma Fred Salter (Character) - 1951
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Flying Missile Vice-Adm. Williams (Character) - 1951
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Cow Town Sandy Reeves (Character) - 1950
      No Score Yet 51% Where Danger Lives Dr. Maynard (Character) - 1950
      No Score Yet 78% Three Little Words Clanahan (Character) - 1950
      63% 50% The Jackie Robinson Story Frank Shaughnessy (Character) - 1950
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Singing Guns Judge Waller (Character) - 1950
      No Score Yet 33% Hunt the Man Down Wallace Bennett (Character) - 1950
      No Score Yet 58% Mr. Soft Touch Police Sergeant Garrett (Character) - 1949
      No Score Yet 46% Tulsa Nelse Lansing (Character) - 1949
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Mary Ryan, Detective Sawyer (Character) - 1949
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rustlers Sheriff Harmon (Character) - 1949
      No Score Yet 28% Return of the Bad Men Wade Templeton (uncredited) (Character) - 1948
      84% 84% The Lady From Shanghai Cab Driver (Character) - 1948
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Fighting Father Dunne Thomas Lee (Character) - 1948
      No Score Yet 68% Nora Prentiss San Francisco Homicide Lieutenant (Character) - 1947
      83% 68% The Red House Dr. Byrne (Character) - 1947
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Exposed Severance (Character) - 1947
      No Score Yet 42% The Devil Thumbs a Ride Detective Owens (Character) - 1947
      100% 78% The Farmer's Daughter Mr. Holstrom (Character) - 1947
      100% 79% The Jolson Story Policeman Reilly (Character) - 1946
      No Score Yet 20% San Quentin Warden Kelly (Character) - 1946
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Within These Walls Head Guard McCafferty (Character) - 1945
      No Score Yet No Score Yet When the Lights Go on Again Tom Cary (Character) - 1944
      No Score Yet 50% The Yellow Rose of Texas Sam Weston (Character) - 1944
      100% 87% The Fighting Sullivans Chief Petty Officer (Character) - 1944
      33% 18% The Mummy's Ghost Sheriff Elwood (Character) - 1944
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Alaska Highway John 'Pop' Ormsby (Character) - 1943
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Idaho Judge John Grey (Character) - 1943
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Song of Texas Sam Bennett (Character) - 1943
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Affairs of Jimmy Valentine Pinky (Character) - 1942
      No Score Yet 60% Once Upon a Honeymoon Ed Cumberland (Character) - 1942
      94% 81% This Gun for Hire Steve Finnerty (Character) - 1942
      No Score Yet 47% In Old California Mr. Carlin (Character) - 1942
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch Mr. Wiggs (Character) - 1942
      No Score Yet 30% The Saint in Palm Springs Chief R.L. Graves (Character) - 1941
      No Score Yet 47% Too Many Girls Mr. Harvey Casey (Character) - 1940
      No Score Yet 75% Young Tom Edison Amy Captain Brackett (Character) - 1940
      No Score Yet No Score Yet One Crowded Night Detective Lt. McDermott (Character) - 1940
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Gambling on the High Seas Ed (Character) - 1940
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Tear Gas Squad Lt. Sullivan (Character) - 1940
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Tugboat Annie Sails Again Captain Mahoney (Character) - 1940
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair Father (Character) - 1939
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Smoked Hams The Landlord (Character) - 1934

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Dakotas Jim Painter (Guest Star) 1963
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Timmy & Lassie Unknown (Guest Star) 1961-1962
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Lassie Trube Cato (Guest Star) 1961-1962
      No Score Yet 100% Rawhide Unknown (Guest Star) 1959 1962
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Cheyenne Unknown (Guest Star) 1956 1961
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Bat Masterson Jobe Crail (Guest Star) 1961
      No Score Yet 100% Gunsmoke Bowers (Guest Star) 1961
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Untouchables Unknown (Guest Star) 1959 1961
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Laramie Wilson (Guest Star) 1960-1961
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Lock Up Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Sugarfoot Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Bronco Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Have Gun -- Will Travel Unknown (Guest Star) 1957-1958
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Thin Man Harry Fullmer (Guest Star) 1958
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Restless Gun Joe Kennedy (Guest Star) 1957
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Roy Rogers Show Unknown (Guest Star) 1956
      No Score Yet 79% Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown (Character) 1955
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Star and the Story Unknown (Character) 1955
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Man Behind the Badge Clyde Warren (Character) 1955
      No Score Yet 97% I Love Lucy Jim White, the photographer (Guest Star) 1951