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Also Known As: Harry T Shannon, Harry J. Shannon Died: July 27, 1964
Born: June 13, 1890 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Saginaw, Michigan, USA Profession: actor

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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...

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.

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 Touch of Evil (1958) Gould
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 Written on the Wind (1957) Hoak Wayne
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 The Lonely Man (1957) Dr. Fisher
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 Duel at Apache Wells (1957) Wayne Shattuck
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