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Nolan Leary

Highest Rated: 100% Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)

Lowest Rated: 86% Pollyanna (1960)

Birthday: Apr 26, 1889

Birthplace: Rock Island, Illinois, USA

Nolan Leary was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Leary began his acting career with roles in such films as the Don "Red" Barry western "Days of Old Cheyenne" (1943), "The Tiger Woman" (1944) and the Rosemary LaPlanche horror film "Devil Bat's Daughter" (1946). He also appeared in the Burt Lancaster crime feature "The Killers" (1946) and the Charles Starrett western "West of Dodge City" (1947). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like "Follow Me Quietly" (1949), "The Accused" (1949) and "Between Midnight and Dawn" (1950). He also appeared in "The Prince Who Was a Thief" (1951) with Tony Curtis and "There's No Business Like Show Business" (1954). He also lent his voice to "Act of Violence" (1948). Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in the adaptation "Tall Man Riding" (1955) with Randolph Scott, the James Cagney biopic "Man of a Thousand Faces" (1957) and "Ten North Frederick" (1958) with Gary Cooper. He also appeared in the drama "Pollyanna" (1960) with Hayley Mills and the adaptation "Sweet Charity" (1969) with Shirley MacLaine. Leary more recently appeared in "A Family Upside Down" (NBC, 1977-78). Leary passed away in December 1987 at the age of 98.

Highest rated movies

Experiment Perilous
Man of a Thousand Faces
Pollyanna

Filmography

Movies

Credit
86% 80% Pollyanna Mr. Thomas (Character) - 1960
88% 78% Man of a Thousand Faces Pa Chaney (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet 30% Tall Man Riding Dr. William Stone (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet 45% Tulsa Man with Newspaper (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cowboy and the Indians Sheriff (uncredited) (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet 45% On an Island With You Cameraman (Character) - 1948
No Score Yet No Score Yet West of Dodge City John Avery (Character) - 1947
100% 36% Experiment Perilous Bellhop (Character) - 1944
100% 92% Make Way for Tomorrow Writer - 1937

TV

Credit
59% No Score Yet Hart to Hart Unknown (Guest Star) 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Waltons Unknown (Guest Star) 1979
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Streets of San Francisco Mr. Conroy (Guest Star) 1977 1975 1972
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Mary Tyler Moore Show Walter Tewksbury (Guest Star) 1974
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bonanza Unknown (Guest Star) 1972 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mannix Ben (Guest Star) 1970
No Score Yet No Score Yet Green Acres Unknown (Guest Star) 1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Fugitive Judge (Guest Star) 1966
83% 83% The Munsters Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
No Score Yet No Score Yet Timmy & Lassie Unknown (Guest Star) 1960-1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lassie Dan Cook (Guest Star) 1960-1963 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Alfred Hitchcock Hour Unknown (Character) 1963
No Score Yet No Score Yet Surfside 6 Unknown (Guest Star) 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet Laramie Minister (Guest Star) 1962
No Score Yet No Score Yet My Three Sons Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dante Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Have Gun -- Will Travel Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Perry Mason Bob Allen (Guest Star) 1957-1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Trackdown George (Guest Star) 1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cheyenne Unknown (Guest Star) 1956-1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jeff's Collie Unknown (Guest Star) 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Roy Rogers Show Unknown (Guest Star) 1957 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet Superman Unknown (Guest Star) 1956 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet Four Star Playhouse Unknown (Character) 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fury Unknown (Guest Star) 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Adventures of Kit Carson Unknown (Guest Star) 1952-1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hopalong Cassidy Unknown (Guest Star) 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lone Ranger Unknown (Guest Star) 1950

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