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Ken Christy was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Christy started his acting career landing roles in such films as the drama "Burma Convoy" (1941) with Charles Bickford, "Harmon of Michigan" (1941) and "The Big Shot" (1942). He also appeared in "Gildersleeve's Bad Day" (1943). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the forties and the fifties, appearing in the Alexander Knox biopic "Wilson" (1945), the June Haver comedy "Scudda-Hoo! Scudda-Hay!" (1948) and "Trapped" (1949). He also appeared in the Richard Widmark drama "No Way Out" (1950). Nearing the end of his career, he tackled roles in "The Big Carnival" (1951) with Kirk Douglas, the Bud Abbott comedy "Abbott and Costello Go to Mars" (1953) and the comedic adaptation "My Sister Eileen" (1955) with Janet Leigh. He also appeared in the horror film "The Werewolf" (1956) with Steven Ritch. Christy last acted in the John Derek western "Fury at Showdown" (1957). Christy passed away in July 1962 at the age of 68.

Ken Christy was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Christy started his acting career landing roles in such films as the drama "Burma Convoy" (1941) with Charles Bickford, "Harmon of Michigan" (1941) and "The Big Shot" (1942). He also appeared in "Gildersleeve's Bad Day" (1943). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the forties and the fifties, appearing in the Alexander Knox biopic "Wilson" (1945), the June Haver comedy "Scudda-Hoo! Scudda-Hay!" (1948) and "Trapped" (1949). He also appeared in the Richard Widmark drama "No Way Out" (1950). Nearing the end of his career, he tackled roles in "The Big Carnival" (1951) with Kirk Douglas, the Bud Abbott comedy "Abbott and Costello Go to Mars" (1953) and the comedic adaptation "My Sister Eileen" (1955) with Janet Leigh. He also appeared in the horror film "The Werewolf" (1956) with Steven Ritch. Christy last acted in the John Derek western "Fury at Showdown" (1957). Christy passed away in July 1962 at the age of 68.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 All the Fine Young Cannibals (1960) Conductor
2.
 Outlaw's Son (1957) Mac Butler
3.
 The True Story of Jesse James (1957) Conductor
4.
 Utah Blaine (1957) Joe Neal
5.
 Escape from San Quentin (1957) Curly Gruber
6.
 Fury at Showdown (1957) Mr. Phelps
7.
 Blackjack Ketchum, Desperado (1956) Sheriff Macy
8.
 The Werewolf (1956) Dr. James Gilchrist
9.
 Inside Detroit (1956) Ben Macauley
10.
 The Ten Commandments (1956) Slave
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