Michael Whalen (actor)

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Joseph Kenneth Shovlin
Song and Dance Man Claire Trevor Michael Whalen 1936.jpg
Whalen and Claire Trevor in Song and Dance Man, 1936
Born (1902-06-30)June 30, 1902
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died April 14, 1974(1974-04-14) (aged 71)
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Cause of death Bronchial Pneumonia
Resting place San Fernando Cemetery, Mission Hills, California[1]
Occupation Actor
Years active 1935-1961

Michael Whalen was the stage name of actor Joseph Kenneth Shovlin, born June 30, 1902, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He died April 14, 1974, in Los Angeles, California.[2][unreliable source?] He starred in B Movies and television, including Son of a Badman[3] and Wee Willie Winkie[4]



Year Title Role Notes
1936 Poor Little Rich Girl Michael Barry
1937 Wee Willie Winkie Lt. "Coppy" Brandes
1947 Gas House Kids in Hollywood Lance Carter
1948 Parole, Inc. Kid Redmond
1949 Tough Assignment Hutchinson
1955 The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues King
1960 Elmer Gantry Rev. Phillips