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|Also Known As:||James Shorttel Bannon,James Bannon||Died:||July 28, 1984|
|Born:||April 9, 1911||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Kansas City, Missouri, USA||Profession:||Cast ... actor sportscaster stuntman|
Jim Bannon was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Bannon's early acting career consisted of roles in various films, such as "Riders of the Deadline" (1943) with Andy Clyde, "The Soul of a Monster" (1944) with Rose Hobart and "The Missing Juror" (1944). He also appeared in "I Love a Mystery" (1945), the adaptation "Tonight and Every Night" (1945) with Rita Hayworth and "The Devil's Mask" (1946). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the crime feature "Johnny O'Clock" (1947) with Dick Powell, "Framed" (1947) and the George Brent mystery "The Corpse Came C.O.D." (1947). He also appeared in "Dangers of the Canadian Mounted" (1948). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "Jiggs and Maggie Out West" (1950), "Kill the Umpire" (1950) and the Maureen O'Hara western "War Arrow" (1953). He also appeared in the Brian Keith crime flick "Chicago Confidential" (1957) and "Inside the Mafia" (1959) with Cameron Mitchell. Bannon last acted in the drama "A Gathering of Eagles" (1963) with Rock Hudson. Bannon was married to Bea Benaderet and had two children. Bannon passed away in July 1984 at the age of 73.
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