Joseph Mell


Biography

Joseph Mell was a big screen film actor known for powerful performances. Mell began his acting career with roles in such films as "Kid Monk Baroni" (1952), the John Ireland drama "The 49th Man" (1953) and the Judy Garland drama "A Star Is Born" (1954). He also appeared in "I Was a Teenage Werewolf" (1957) with Michael Landon. His film career continued throughout the fifties and the s...

Biography

Joseph Mell was a big screen film actor known for powerful performances. Mell began his acting career with roles in such films as "Kid Monk Baroni" (1952), the John Ireland drama "The 49th Man" (1953) and the Judy Garland drama "A Star Is Born" (1954). He also appeared in "I Was a Teenage Werewolf" (1957) with Michael Landon. His film career continued throughout the fifties and the sixties in productions like the crime picture "Murder By Contract" (1958) with Vince Edwards, "Back Street" (1961) with Susan Hayward and the James Garner spy thriller "36 Hours" (1964). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "The Twilight Zone" (CBS, 1959-1964). Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in "Lord Love a Duck" (1966) and the adaptation "Sweet Charity" (1969) with Shirley MacLaine. He also was featured in the TV movies "The Delphi Bureau" (ABC, 1971-72) and "The Strangers in 7A" (CBS, 1972-73). Mell last appeared in "McNamara's Band" (ABC, 1976-77). Mell passed away in August 1977 at the age of 62.

Filmography

 

Cast (Feature Film)

The Strangers in 7A (1972)
The Delphi Bureau (1972)
The Ski Bum (1971)
Burt Stone
Sweet Charity (1969)
Man on bridge
Lord Love a Duck (1966)
Dr. Lippman
36 Hours (1965)
Lemke
Black Zoo (1963)
Back Street (1961)
Proprietor
City of Fear (1959)
Eddie Crown
Imitation of Life (1959)
Watchman
Murder By Contract (1958)
The Left Handed Gun (1958)
Peddler
I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1957)
Dr. Hugo Wagner
Jeanne Eagels (1957)
Kevin
Hot Rod Rumble (1957)
Pops
No Time to Be Young (1957)
Liquor store salesman
All That Heaven Allows (1956)
Mr. Gow
The Spoilers (1956)
Proprietor
The Harder They Fall (1956)
Ring announcer
Bigger Than Life (1956)
Dispatcher
The Prodigal (1955)
Tailor
Ain't Misbehavin' (1955)
Beer and peanut vendor
The Silver Chalice (1955)
One Desire (1955)
Franklin
Valley of the Kings (1954)
Antique dealer
Naked Alibi (1954)
Otto Stoltz
A Star Is Born (1954)
Cashier
Magnificent Obsession (1954)
Dan
The Lady Wants Mink (1953)
Ralph
Flame of Calcutta (1953)
Jowal
The 49th Man (1953)
Man
Tangier Incident (1953)
Mickey Surok
The Glass Wall (1953)
Musician in men's room
The Big Heat (1953)
Dr. Kane
Easy to Love (1953)
Sleepy waiter
The Lost Planet (1953)
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
Projectionist
The Atomic City (1952)
Dr. Gus Schwambach
Monkey Business (1952)
Barber
Young Man With Ideas (1952)
Municipal judge
Just This Once (1952)
Mr. Green
My Man and I (1952)
Labor board commissioner
Actor's Blood and Woman of Sin (1952)
George Murry
Kid Monk Baroni (1952)
Gino Baroni
Deadline--U.S.A. (1952)
Lugerman
Somebody Loves Me (1952)
Man's barber
The Sniper (1952)
Presser
The Prisoner of Zenda (1952)
Railroad guard
Sally and Saint Anne (1952)
Shapiro
When Worlds Collide (1951)
Glen Spiro
Hollywood Story (1951)
Sylvestre
Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950)

Cast (Special)

McNamara's Band (1977)
Dr Fuchtenstein
I Was a Bloodhound (1959)
Joe (Guest)
The Elisabeth McQueeney Story (1959)

Life Events

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