Jack Mullaney, acting in a movie
September 18, 1929|
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Died||June 27, 1982
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Jack Mullaney (September 18, 1929 – June 27, 1982) was an American actor, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The 1940 United States Census shows Jack Mullaney living on Minot Avenue in the Oakley neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio. Mullaney acted in several television series and films throughout his career.
He appeared regularly as Johnny Wallace, the bellhop, in CBS's The Ann Sothern Show (1958–1961) co-starring with Don Porter, Ann Tyrrell, Louis Nye, and Jesse White. He also portrayed Navy Lieutenant Rex St. John in NBC's Ensign O'Toole (1962–1963), starring Dean Jones. He starred (with Frank Aletter) in the American fantasy/science-fiction comedy TV series It's About Time that aired on CBS for one season of 26 episodes in 1966–1967.
In the 1958 film South Pacific, based on the Rodgers and Hammerstein hit musical, he played a character affectionately known as the "Professor". He appeared as murderer Bert Rockwood on episode #227 of Lee Marvin's M Squad, titled "The Vanishing Lady," which first aired April 3, 1959, and also had a small, but important, role in the 1964 political thriller Seven Days in May. He worked in two Elvis Presley features late in the rock singers film career, 1965's Tickle Me and Spinout in 1966.
His death, from a stroke, occurred in Hollywood, June 27, 1982. His sister was the heir to his estate.
- Men of Annapolis, syndicated series, in two episodes as Styron
- The Ann Sothern Show
- Ensign O'Toole with Dean Jones
- My Living Doll with Bob Cummings and Julie Newmar
- It's About Time
- Alfred Hitchcock Presents
- George directed by Marshall Thompson
- The Barbara Stanwyck Show as Jed Krieger in "House in Order" (1960)
- The Law and Mr. Jones, episode "The Concert", (March 10, 1961)
- The DuPont Show with June Allyson as Jerry in "Love on Credit" (1960) and Philip Roberts in "Our Man in Rome" (1961)
- The Phil Silvers Show (1956, season one), "War Games," as new recruit/radio operator (uncredited)
- That Girl, episode 18, "Many Happy Returns," as IRS auditor Leon Cobb
- Little Miss Marker
- Love Hate Love
- Little Big Man
- Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine
- Tickle Me
- Seven Days in May
- The Honeymoon Machine
- The Absent-Minded Professor
- All the Fine Young Cannibals
- South Pacific
- The Vintage
- Kiss Them for Me
- The Young Stranger
- Mullaney, Jack Biographical information. Retrieved on 2007-12-07
- John Willis Screen World, vol. 34, Crown Publishers NY (1983), p. 236
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