James T. Callahan Poster


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Overview (4)

Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
Died in Fallbrook, California, USA  (esophageal cancer)
Birth NameJames Thomas Callahan
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

James T. Callahan was born on October 4, 1930 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA as James Thomas Callahan. He was an actor, known for Knight Rider (1982), The Runaways (1978) and Black Sheep Squadron (1976). He was married to Peggy Cannon. He died on August 3, 2007 in Fallbrook, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

Peggy Cannon (18 May 1994 - 3 August 2007) ( his death)

Trivia (7)

Married to Peggy Cannon.
Although his acting career dates back to the early 60's with hundreds of appearances, he is probably best known for playing Mr. Powell on the 80s sitcom Charles in Charge (1984). The Mr. Powell character was a proud Navy man while Callahan himself served in the Army.
Diagnosed with esophageal cancer in February of 2007. Died six months later.
Studied drama at the University of Washington following his Army discharge.
Served in the U.S. Army in West Germany during the early 1950s.
As of May, 2008, is still featured in The Scooter Store commercials.
His first job was in the postal service, after which he went back to complete his schooling in the midwest. On the advice of a teacher, he enrolled at the University of Washington where he discovered his passion for dramatic art.

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