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John Tyrrell worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. Tyrrell's career in acting began with his roles in various films like "Lady From Nowhere" (1936), the Charles Quigley comedy "Girls Can Play" (1937) and "Criminals of the Air" (1937). He also appeared in "The Game That Kills" (1937), "The Man They Could Not Hang" (1939) and the adventure "Mandrake the Magician" (1939) with Warren Hull. His film career continued throughout the forties and the eighties in productions like "Cowboy in the Clouds" (1943), the horror flick "Cry of the Werewolf" (1944) with Nina Foch and "Escape in the Fog" (1945) with Nina Foch. Tyrrell was most recently credited in the Robert Downey Jr. box office smash action film "Iron Man" (2008). Tyrrell passed away in September 1949 at the age of 49.

John Tyrrell worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. Tyrrell's career in acting began with his roles in various films like "Lady From Nowhere" (1936), the Charles Quigley comedy "Girls Can Play" (1937) and "Criminals of the Air" (1937). He also appeared in "The Game That Kills" (1937), "The Man They Could Not Hang" (1939) and the adventure "Mandrake the Magician" (1939) with Warren Hull. His film career continued throughout the forties and the eighties in productions like "Cowboy in the Clouds" (1943), the horror flick "Cry of the Werewolf" (1944) with Nina Foch and "Escape in the Fog" (1945) with Nina Foch. Tyrrell was most recently credited in the Robert Downey Jr. box office smash action film "Iron Man" (2008). Tyrrell passed away in September 1949 at the age of 49.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 My Favorite Brunette (1947) Bell captain
2.
 The Jolson Story (1947) Man in line
3.
 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947) Department head
4.
 The Perils of Pauline (1947) Assistant director
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 Gilda (1946)
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 The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) Gus, waiter
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 Landrush (1946) Cavalryman
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 The Notorious Lone Wolf (1946) Chauffeur
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 The Phantom Thief (1946) Policeman
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Source: The Stars of Hollywood Forever: 1901-2006

b. December 7, 1900 The Bronx, NY,
d. September 27, 1948 The Bronx, NY.
Stage and vaudeville actor, Tyrrell began his career at 16 years of age and spent the next ten years in vaudeville. In 1936 Tyrrell signed a contract with Columbia Pictures and remained there until his death. He played in several supporting roles, serials and horror films. Tyrrell was married to stage actress Grette Ardine.

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