Harry Antrim

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Harry Antrim
Born (1884-08-27)August 27, 1884
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died January 18, 1967(1967-01-18) (aged 82)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Other names Henry Antrim
Occupation Actor
Years active 1936–1967

Harry Antrim (August 27, 1884 – January 18, 1967) was an actor in vaudeville, film and television.

Biography[edit]

Born on August 27, 1884 in Chicago, Illinois, by 1906, he was working in vaudeville.[1] During the early 1930s, he moved to Los Angeles and secured uncredited parts in several films, beginning with 1936's Small Town Girl. For the next two decades, he performed in various credited and uncredited roles, including the famed 1947 film Miracle on 34th Street, in which he played an ahistorical R.H. Macy, owner of Macy's Department Store.

He landed acting roles in television, beginning with the Hallmark Television Playhouse 1953 production of Horace Mann's Miracle. In 1955, he appeared in one episode of I Love Lucy. He appeared on The Andy Griffith Show as Fred Walker, owner of Walker's Drug Store. He was in the episodes, "Irresistible Andy " and "Those Gossipin' Men." His last television appearances were on Green Acres and The Beverly Hillbillies in 1967.

Death[edit]

Antrim died of a heart attack on January 18, 1967 in Los Angeles, California. He was buried at Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.

Partial filmography[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Whistling Vaudeville Performer Tells Benefits of Whistling", Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette, Fort Wayne, Indiana, September 27, 1906, pg. 7.

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