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John Finnegan

Highest Rated: 96% Opening Night (1977)

Lowest Rated: 71% An American Tail (1986)

Birthday: Aug 18, 1926

Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

John Finnegan's acting talents were showcased on the big screen many times throughout the course of his Hollywood career. Finnegan began his acting career with roles in such films as "Play It As It Lays" (1972), the comedic drama "Nickelodeon" (1976) with Ryan O'Neal and "The Killing of a Chinese Bookie" (1976) with Ben Gazzara. He also appeared in the drama "Heroes" (1977) with Henry Winkler and the dramatic fantasy "Opening Night" (1979) with Gena Rowlands. Finnegan also lent his vocal talents to the Clint Eastwood action movie "Dirty Harry" (1971). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the sports drama "The Natural" (1984) with Robert Redford, "Love Streams" (1984) with Gena Rowlands and the comedy "School Spirit" (1985) with Tom Nolan. He also appeared in "The Journey of Natty Gann" (1985). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the historical romance "Come See the Paradise" (1990) with Dennis Quaid, the Peter Falk drama "A Woman Under the Influence" (1991) and the Kevin Costner dramatic adaptation "J.F.K." (1991). Finnegan last appeared in "Columbo Likes the Nightlife" (ABC, 2003-04). Finnegan passed away in July 2012 at the age of 86.

Highest rated movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Columbo: A Trace of Murder Barney (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Columbo: Strange Bedfellows Barney (Character) - 1995
No Score Yet 24% The Last of the Finest Tommy Grogan (Character) $991.3K 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet Finish Line Purdy Hall (Character) - 1989
No Score Yet 86% Big Man on Campus Judge Ferguson (Character) - 1989
71% 71% An American Tail Warren T. Rat (Voice) $44.9M 1986
82% 88% The Natural Sam Simpson (Character) - 1984
No Score Yet No Score Yet Escort to Danger/The Night of the Clones Unknown (Character) - 1978
96% 90% Opening Night Bobby (Character) $10.5K 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lucan Jess (Character) - 1977
No Score Yet No Score Yet Too Many Suspects Matthew Thomas Cleary (Character) - 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Terror on the 40th Floor Stark (Character) - 1974

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 83% Columbo Barney (Guest Star) 2003 1997 1995 1993 1990-1991 1976 1972-1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet The District Unknown (Guest Star) 2000
No Score Yet 82% ER Mitchell (Guest Star) 1995
No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder, She Wrote Unknown (Guest Star) 1992 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet Highway to Heaven Ronald Hays (Guest Star) 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hunter Peterson (Guest Star) 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet 227 Unknown (Guest Star) 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hill Street Blues Tommy Leland (Guest Star) 1985
No Score Yet 88% All in the Family Unknown (Guest Star) 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet Maude Unknown (Guest Star) 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet McCloud Unknown (Guest Star) 1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Police Woman Sgt. Bingham (Guest Star) 1974-1975
No Score Yet No Score Yet Banacek Unknown (Guest Star) 1972

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