Paul Guilfoyle (actor born in 1902)

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For the younger actor of the same name, see Paul Guilfoyle.
Paul Guilfoyle
Paul Guilfoyle1.jpg
c. 1938
Born (1902-07-14)July 14, 1902
Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S.
Died June 27, 1961(1961-06-27) (aged 58)
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Cause of death
Heart attack
Resting place
Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery
Nationality American
Occupation Actor, director
Years active 1923–1961
Spouse(s) Katherine Agatha Mulqueen (m.?–1961)
Children Anton (1936–1988)
Paul[1](b. 1949)

Paul Guilfoyle (July 14, 1902 – June 27, 1961) was an American stage, film, and television actor. He appeared in many films that starred Lee Tracy in the 1930s. Later in his career, he also directed a films and television episodes.

He started off working on stage, appearing in Cyrano de Bergerac. He died of a heart attack on June 27, 1961 in Hollywood.[2] He was survived by his wife and a son, Anthony.[3] Guilfoyle was interred in Glendale, California's Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery.

Partial filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
1935 Special Agent Williams - Quinn's Secretary
1935 The Crime of Dr. Crespi Dr. John Arnold
1936 Winterset Garth Esdras
1937 The Woman I Love Bertier
1937 Behind The Headlines Martin
1938 Bringing Up Baby Minor Role Uncredited
1938 The Saint in New York Hymie Fanro
1938 The Mad Miss Manton Bat Regan
1939 Pacific Liner Tura
1940 Remember the Night District Attorney
1940 The Grapes of Wrath Floyd
1940 The Saint Takes Over Clarence "Pearly" Gates
1940 Brother Orchid Red Martin
1941 The Saint in Palm Springs Clarence "Pearly" Gates
1942 Time to Kill Monaghan, Apartment Manager Uncredited
1943 White Savage Erik
1943 The North Star Iakin Alternative title: Armored Attack
1944 It Happened Tomorrow Shep
1944 The Seventh Cross Fiedler
1945 The Missing Corpse Andy McDonald
1946 The Virginian Shorty
1947 Sinbad the Sailor Camel Drover Uncredited
1947 Roses Are Red George "Buster" Cooley
1949 Follow Me Quietly Overbeck
1949 Mighty Joe Young Smith
1949 White Heat Roy Parker Uncredited
1949 I Married a Communist Ralston Alternative title: The Woman on Pier 13
1951 Journey Into Light Fanatic
1952 Actor's and Sin Mr. Blue Segment: Woman of Sin
Uncredited
1953 Julius Caesar Citizen of Rome
1953 Captain Scarface
Director
1953 Torch Song Monty Rolfe
1954 A Life at Stake
Director
1954 Apache Santos
1955 Chief Crazy Horse Worm
1955 Trial Cap Grant
1960 The Boy and the Pirates Snipe
1960 Tess of the Storm Country
Director
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1952-1953 Racket Squad
Director
2 episodes
1954 The Public Defender
Director
2 episodes
1955 Waterfront
Director
Episode: "Sea Explorers"
1955-1957 Highway Patrol
Director
9 episodes
1956-1957 Dr. Christian
Director
6 episodes
1955-1957 Science Fiction Theatre
Director
15 episodes
1956-1957 Sheriff of Cochise
Director
7 episodes
1957 Captain David Grief Lascaux Episode: "The Canvas Treasures of Kierke Isle"
1957 Men of Annapolis
Director
5 episodes
1958 Official Detective
Director
5 episodes
1958 Tombstone Territory
Director
Episode: "Fight for a Fugitive"
1959 Lock Up
Director
Episode: "The Harry Connors Story"
1959 Colt .45
Director
2 episodes
1959 Sugarfoot
Director
Episode: "The Gaucho"
1959-1960 Lawman
Director
2 episodes
1960 Sea Hunt
Director
2 episodes
1960 Gunsmoke Reverend Episode: "Shooting Stopover"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Paul Guilfoyle, You’ve seen him countless times, but what’s his name again?, theguardian.com
  2. ^ "Character actor found dead". Warsaw Times. June 30, 1961. p. 2. Retrieved March 2, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Paul Guilfoyle, Actor, 58, Dies; Known for His Character Roles". The New York Times. June 30, 1961. 

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