Harry Shannon (actor)
Harry Shannon in 1950
June 13, 1890|
Saginaw, Michigan, U.S.
|Died||July 27, 1964
Hollywood, California, U.S.
Harry Shannon (June 13, 1890 – July 27, 1964) was an American character actor. He often appeared in Western films.
Shannon was born on a farm in Saginaw, Michigan. He began his career in live theatre and vaudeville, and switched to the film industry in the 1930s. Film credits include Citizen Kane (1941), Someone to Remember (1943), Alaska Highway (1943), San Quentin (1946), and Witness to Murder (1954).
In 1960, he was cast as the outlaw Clay Hooper in the episode "Showdown at Goldtown" of the ABC/Warner Brothers western television series, Colt .45. The guest cast included Robert Colbert, Ruta Lee, and Dan Sheridan.
- The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair (1939)
- Citizen Kane (1941)
- Doughboys in Ireland (1943)
- Hunt the Man Down (1950)
- Roar of the Crowd (1953)
- The Violent Men (1955)
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