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Harry Von Zell was a great addition to any film comedy after having enjoyed several successes in his Hollywood career. Zell started his entertainment career by acting in comedies like "Where There's Life" (1947), "The Saxon Charm" (1948) starring Robert Montgomery and "For Heaven's Sake" (1950) with Clifton Webb and Joan Bennett. Zell worked in television around the start of his acting career with a role on "The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show" (CBS, 1950-58). He continued to act in productions like the historical film "Two Flags West" (1950) with Joseph Cotten, "Where the Sidewalk Ends" (1950) and the Susan Hayward drama "I Can Get It For You Wholesale" (1951). He also appeared in the comedy "U.S.S. Tea Kettle" (1951) with Gary Cooper. In the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in the Bob Hope comedy sequel "Son of Paleface" (1953) and "Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number!" (1966) with Bob Hope. He held additional roles in television including a part on "Bachelor Father" (CBS, 1957-1962). Zell more recently appeared in "Ellery Queen" (NBC, 1974-75). Zell passed away in November 1981 at the age of 75.

Harry Von Zell was a great addition to any film comedy after having enjoyed several successes in his Hollywood career. Zell started his entertainment career by acting in comedies like "Where There's Life" (1947), "The Saxon Charm" (1948) starring Robert Montgomery and "For Heaven's Sake" (1950) with Clifton Webb and Joan Bennett. Zell worked in television around the start of his acting career with a role on "The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show" (CBS, 1950-58). He continued to act in productions like the historical film "Two Flags West" (1950) with Joseph Cotten, "Where the Sidewalk Ends" (1950) and the Susan Hayward drama "I Can Get It For You Wholesale" (1951). He also appeared in the comedy "U.S.S. Tea Kettle" (1951) with Gary Cooper. In the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in the Bob Hope comedy sequel "Son of Paleface" (1953) and "Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number!" (1966) with Bob Hope. He held additional roles in television including a part on "Bachelor Father" (CBS, 1957-1962). Zell more recently appeared in "Ellery Queen" (NBC, 1974-75). Zell passed away in November 1981 at the age of 75.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Ellery Queen (1975) Announcer
2.
 Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! (1966) Newscaster
3.
 Son of Paleface (1952) Stoner
4.
5.
 You're in the Navy Now (1951) Capt. Danny Eliot
6.
 Dear Wife (1950) Jeff Cooper
7.
 Two Flags West (1950) Ephraim Strong
8.
 For Heaven's Sake (1950) Tex
9.
 The Saxon Charm (1948) Zack Humber
10.
 Where There's Life (1947) Joe Snyder
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