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John Sheehan (I) (1885–1952)

John Sheehan was born on October 22, 1885 in Oakland, California, USA. He was an actor, known for The Criminal Code (1930), Wolf Call (1939) and Hidden Enemy (1940). He was married to Blanche Morris Roberts. He died on February 14, 1952 in Calabasas, California. See full bio »

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Known For

Wolf Call Grogan
Hidden Enemy Marden
Island Captives Island Police Commandant


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 1952 Somebody Loves Me
Ticket Taker (uncredited)
 1952 Campbell Summer Soundstage (TV Series)
 1952 Pat and Mike
Golf Tournament Player-Announcer (uncredited)
 1952 The Unexpected (TV Series)
 1952 Boston Blackie (TV Series)
 1951 Two Tickets to Broadway
Desk Clerk (uncredited)
 1951 The People Against O'Hara
Postal Clerk (uncredited)
 1951 His Kind of Woman
Guitarist (uncredited)
 1951 The Lady and the Bandit
Huggens (uncredited)
 1951 The Big Gusher
Doctor (uncredited)
 1951 Soldiers Three
Drunk (uncredited)
 1950 Stage to Tucson
Nick (uncredited)
 1950 Mr. Music
Conductor (uncredited)
 1950 Where Danger Lives
Quartz Miner (uncredited)
 1950 Copper Canyon
Bookkeeper / Miner / Southerner (uncredited)
 1949 Red, Hot and Blue
Waiter (uncredited)
 1949 Top o' the Morning
Driver (uncredited)
 1949 The Doolins of Oklahoma
Dunn - Wayside Innkeeper (uncredited)
 1949 Adventure in Baltimore
Unemployed Townsman (uncredited)
 1949 Alias Nick Beal
Reformer (uncredited)
 1948 Night Has a Thousand Eyes
Elderly Doorman (uncredited)
 1948 Beyond Glory
Kelly - 4F (uncredited)
 1948 The Big Clock
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1947 Magic Town
Mailman (uncredited)
 1947 Song of the Thin Man
Stage Manager (uncredited)
 1947 I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now
Pop - Stage Doorman (uncredited)
 1947 That's My Man
Pharmacist (uncredited)
 1947 Blaze of Noon
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1947 Buck Privates Come Home
Drew (INS) (uncredited)
 1947 Hit Parade of 1947
Doorman (uncredited)
 1947 Easy Come, Easy Go
Detective (uncredited)
 1947 California (uncredited)
 1947 The Shocking Miss Pilgrim
Vendor (uncredited)
 1946 I've Always Loved You
Stagehand (uncredited)
 1946 Magnificent Doll
Hugo (uncredited)
 1946 Three Wise Fools
Murphy (uncredited)
 1946 The Killers
Fight Arena Doctor (uncredited)
 1946 Cinderella Jones
Bartender (uncredited)
 1945 The Man in Half Moon Street
Expressman (uncredited)
 1944 Irish Eyes Are Smiling
Referee / Stage Manager (uncredited)
 1944 An American Romance
Rolling Mill Technician (uncredited)
 1944 Marine Raiders
Arcade Proprietor (uncredited)
 1944 Man from Frisco
Gang Boss (uncredited)
 1944 The Hitler Gang
German Civilian (uncredited)
 1944 Knickerbocker Holiday
Irish Colonist (uncredited)
 1944 Casanova in Burlesque
Shakespearean Actor (uncredited)
 1943 Swingtime Johnny
Raffle Wheel Barker
 1943 The Heat's On
Police Officer Closing the Show (uncredited)
 1943 Never a Dull Moment
Bartender (uncredited)
 1943 Gangway for Tomorrow
Producer Jack Bell (uncredited)
 1943 Always a Bridesmaid
Tramp (uncredited)
 1943 Johnny Come Lately
Third Cop
 1943 Bombardier
Congressman (uncredited)
 1943 Ladies' Day
Lou the Producer (uncredited)
 1943 It Ain't Hay
Storekeeper (uncredited)
 1943 Two Weeks to Live
Harp Delivery Man (uncredited)
 1943 Silent Witness
Detective Dan Callahan
 1942 Mug Town
Manager (uncredited)
 1942 Pittsburgh
Bill (uncredited)
 1942 The Pay Off
Sergeant Brenen
 1942 Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch
Box Office Man (uncredited)
 1942 Wake Island
Pete Hogan (uncredited)
 1942 The Pride of the Yankees
First Paper Hanger (uncredited)
 1942 Night in New Orleans
Drunk (uncredited)
 1942 Yankee Doodle Dandy
Boarder (uncredited)
 1942 This Gun for Hire
Keever (uncredited)
 1942 Broadway
Oscar (uncredited)
 1942 Woman of the Year
Red Face (uncredited)
 1942 Jail House Blues
Critic (uncredited)
 1941 Pacific Blackout
Sergeant (uncredited)
 1941 Mob Town
Mr. Loomis
 1941 Honky Tonk
Townsman (uncredited)
 1941 Unfinished Business
Man (uncredited)
 1941 Kisses for Breakfast
Police Captain (uncredited)
 1941 Broadway Limited
 1941 Bachelor Daddy
Manager (uncredited)
 1941 Sockaroo (Short)
 1941 Las Vegas Nights
Bartender (uncredited)
 1941 The Strawberry Blonde
Streetcleaner (uncredited)
 1941 Cheers for Miss Bishop
Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
 1940 Flight Command
Friendly Mechanic (uncredited)
 1940 Tin Pan Alley
 1940 Sandy Gets Her Man
Justice of the Peace
 1940 Mexican Spitfire Out West
Janitor (uncredited)
 1940 Hullabaloo
Audition Manager (uncredited)
 1940 Seven Sinners
Drunk (uncredited)
 1940 Margie
Mr. Cladwell
 1940 City for Conquest
Man Yelling at Ringside (uncredited)
 1940 Men Against the Sky
Bartender (uncredited)
 1940 Gold Rush Maisie
Drunk Greeting 'Pop' (uncredited)
 1940 Millionaires in Prison
Deputy Taking Keats & Kellogg to Prison (uncredited)
 1940 Three Faces West
Man Asking When Wedding Will Be (uncredited)
 1940 King of the Lumberjacks
 1940 3 Cheers for the Irish
Butcher (uncredited)
 1940 The Marines Fly High
Airplane Seller (uncredited)
 1940 Young as You Feel
Fire Chief
 1940 I Take This Woman
Clinic Patient with Good Blood Pressure (uncredited)
 1940 Hidden Enemy
 1940 Mexican Spitfire
Bartender in Mexico (uncredited)
 1939 Slightly Honorable
Mike Daley
 1939 The Night of Nights
Bartender (uncredited)
 1939 Dust Be My Destiny
County Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
 1939 Quick Millions
Fire Chief
 1939 Death of a Champion
Officer Clancy (uncredited)
 1939 Torchy Blane.. Playing with Dynamite
Desk Sergeant O'Toole (uncredited)
 1939 The Magnificent Fraud
First Petty Officer (uncredited)
 1939 Wolf Call
 1939 Big Town Czar
Ray Norman (uncredited)
 1939 Winner Take All
Ring Announcer (uncredited)
 1939 I'm from Missouri
Drunk (uncredited)
 1939 Inside Story
Jones (uncredited)
 1939 They Made Me a Criminal
Man in Front of Grandma (uncredited)
 1938 Down on the Farm
Fire Chief (uncredited)
 1938 Youth Takes a Fling
Second Communist
 1938 Many Sappy Returns (Short)
Mr. Benson (uncredited)
 1938 Prison Break
Bartender (uncredited)
 1938 Rascals
Townsman on Street (uncredited)
 1938 A Trip to Paris
Fire Chief (uncredited)
 1938 Love on a Budget
Fire Chief Nelson (uncredited)
 1937 Mama Runs Wild
 1937 Hollywood Hotel
Premiere Guest Missing Coat (uncredited)
 1937 Night Club Scandal
 1937 Love Takes Flight
Spud Johnson
 1937 All Over Town
 1937 Wake Up and Live
Radio Station Attendant
 1937 Island Captives
Island Police Commandant (as John Sheean)
 1937 Dangerous Holiday
Bodyguard (uncredited)
 1937 Kid Galahad
Ringside Reporter (uncredited)
 1937 Marked Woman
 1937 Midnight Court
'Clouter' Hoag
 1937 Under Southern Stars (Short)
Number Thirteen
 1937 The Great O'Malley
Policeman in Radio Car (uncredited)
 1937 On the Avenue
Stage Manager
 1937 Join the Marines
 1937 Smart Blonde
Leon Blyfuss
 1936 Three Smart Girls
Bartender (uncredited)
 1936 The Case of the Black Cat
Sergeant Holcomb (uncredited)
 1936 Rose Bowl
Orville Jensen (uncredited)
 1936 Here Comes Carter
Slugs Dana
 1936 Ticket to Paradise
Taxi Driver
 1936 The Ex-Mrs. Bradford
Bert 'Murphy' Murph - Private Eye (uncredited)
 1936 Three Godfathers
Ed Barrow
 1936 Laughing Irish Eyes
Joe Cronin
 1936 It Had to Happen
Pelkey's Secretary (uncredited)
 1935 Whipsaw
Joe - Beanery Owner (uncredited)
 1935 The Goose and the Gander
 1935 Alibi Racket (Short)
Mackaye's Older Assistant (uncredited)
 1935 The Murder Man
 1935 His First Flame (Short)
Fire-Eating Sam
 1934 That's Gratitude
Publicity Man (uncredited)
 1934 The Human Side
Gardy (uncredited)
 1934 The Circus Clown
 1934 Such Women Are Dangerous
 1934 The Personality Kid
Professor Thompson (uncredited)
 1934 Little Miss Marker
Sun Rise (as Jack Sheehan)
 1934 House of Mystery
Harry Smith
 1934 An Old Gypsy Custom (Short)
 1934 Trimmed in Furs (Short)
 1933 King for a Night
 1933 Dancing Lady
Pinky's Pal (uncredited)
 1933 The Chief
Charlie, a Streetcleaner (uncredited)
 1933 Bureau of Missing Persons
Tom--Morgue Attendant (uncredited)
 1933 As the Devil Commands
Wilfred Morgan
 1933 Arizona to Broadway
Flynn's Straightman (uncredited)
 1933 Stolen by Gypsies or Beer and Bicycles (Short)
Gypsy Joe
 1933 The Gay Nighties (Short)
Mr. Oliver Beezley
 1933 The Life of Jimmy Dolan
Fight Manager (uncredited)
 1933 Elmer, the Great
Bartender (uncredited)
 1933 The Warrior's Husband
Pokus (uncredited)
 1933 Northern Exposure (Short)
 1933 Lost in Limehouse (Short)
Sir Marmaduke Rakes
 1933 The Keyhole
Ship Bartender (uncredited)
 1933 Grand Slam
Standing Bridge Player (uncredited)
 1933 Hard to Handle
Ed 'Mac' McGrath (uncredited)
 1933 State Fair
Barker at Aerial Act (uncredited)
 1933 The Past of Mary Holmes
Tom Kincaid
 1932 Lawyer Man
Mike - Bartender (uncredited)
 1932 Call Her Savage
Drunken Tenant (uncredited)
 1932 Madison Square Garden
McClune's Trainer (uncredited)
 1932 Hold 'Em Jail
Mike Maloney
 1931 Too Young to Marry (uncredited)
 1931 Fair Warning
 1930 The Criminal Code
 1930 Kismet
 1930 Follow Thru (uncredited)
 1930 Swing High
Doc May
 1916 That Sharp Note (Short)
 1916 Billy Van Deusen, Cave Man (Short)
Rechinald Rite
 1916 Dare-Devils and Danger (Short)
Art Howell
 1916 Gamblers in Greenbacks (Short)
Jed Smithers
 1916 In the Land of the Tortilla (Short)
Karl Kerner
 1916 Two Slips and a Miss (Short)
Noah Goode
 1916 Billy Van Deusen's Masquerade (Short)
 1916 When Adam Had 'Em (Short)
Mr. O'Grady
 1916 The House on Hokum Hill (Short)
A. Archemis Edger Por - the Author / The Hero of the Story
 1916 Billy Van Deusen's Egg-Spensive Adventure (Short)
The Lone Man
 1916 Billy Van Deusen's Operation (Short)
The Doctor
 1916 The Comet's Come-Back (Short)
Fuller Speed
 1916 Adjusting His Claim (Short)
Irunn Carr
 1916 Billy Van Deusen's Fiancee (Short)
Bob White
 1916 Skelly's Skeleton (Short)
 1916 Billy Van Deusen's Ancestry (Short)
Dom - the Strong Arm
 1916 Bugs and Bugles (Short)
Ogee Cobb - the Bellhop
 1916 Number Please? (Short)
 1916 Peanuts and Powder (Short)
 1916 Billy Van Deusen's Muddle (Short)
Lew Leuter
 1916 A Trunk an' Trouble (Short)
Walt Slick
 1916 Cupid at Cohen's (Short)
Abe Levee
 1916 Plotters and Papers (Short)
 1916 A Gay Blade's Last Scrape (Short)
Lord Phoppie
 1916 Johnny's Jumbles (Short)
Johnny Sheehan
 1916 Too Much Married (Short)
Jack - the Husband
 1916 The Battle of Cupidovitch (Short)
Stonewell Brown
 1916 Billy Van Deusen and the Vampire (Short)
 1916 Billy Van Deusen's Wedding Eve (Short)
Jimmie Flash
 1916 Some Night (Short)
 1916 Johnny's Birthday (Short)
 1916 The First Quarrel (Short)
 1916 Billy Van Deusen's Shadow (Short)
 1915 Kiddus, Kids and Kiddo (Short)
 1915 Making a Man of Johnny (Short)
Johnny - the Nephew
 1915 A Girl, a Guard, and a Garret (Short)
Billie - a Cub Reporter
 1915 Pretenses (Short)
Steve Nolan
 1915 Billy Van Deusen and the Merry Widow (Short)
Marie's Husband
 1915 The Drummer's Trunk (Short)
Jim, the Hotel Clerk
 1915 Johnny the Barber (Short)
Johnny the Barber
 1915 Billy Van Deusen's Campaign (Short)
James O'Brien
 1915 An Auto-Bungalow Fracas (Short)
 1915 Deserted at the Auto (Short)
Paul Benson
 1915 Aided by the Movies (Short)
 1915 Curing Father (Short)
Bob Bodine - Nellie's Sweetheart
 1915 Mixed Males (Short)
 1915 Everyheart (Short)
 1915 A Friend in Need (Short)
 1915 When His Dough Was Cake (Short)
Johnnie - The Nephew
 1915/II A Bully Affair (Short)
 1915/I A Bully Affair (Short)
Josh - a Country Character
 1915 Uncle Heck, by Heck! (Short)
Bill Jones
 1915 His Mysterious Profession (Short)
Bob Hodges - Cynthia's Brother
 1915/I What's in a Name? (Short)
P. Wadlington Burke
 1915 The Honeymooners (Short)
Hal Dean
 1915 Love and Labor (Short)
Urban Algy - Dot's City Sweetheart
 1915 Cupid Takes a Taxi (Short)
 1915 The Toilers (Short)
Michael Cangelo - a Sculptor (as Jack Sheehan)
 1915 The Ten O'Clock Boat (Short)
Carey (as John J. Sheehan)
 1915 Fighting Bob
 1915 The High Hand
 1914 The Last Chapter
Reggy Trevor
 1914 The Key to Yesterday
George Steels (as John J. Sheehan)

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Stage Play: Follow Thru. Musical comedy. Book by Laurence Schwab and Buddy G. DeSylva. Music by Ray Henderson. Lyrics by Lew Brown and Buddy G. DeSylva. Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager; Costume Design by Kiviette. Musical Numbers Staged by Bobby Connolly. Book Directed by Edgar J. MacGregor. Chanin's 46th Street Theatre: 9 Jan 1929- 21 ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

John Sheean | Jack Sheehan | John J. Sheehan


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Prolific American character actor from the stage. For 20 years appeared with stock companies in Oakland, San Francisco, Seattle, Los Angeles, Indianapolis and New York. In films from 1917. See more »

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