Al Shean

Al Shean was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Shean started his acting career landing roles in such films as the Gloria Swanson drama "Music in the Air" (1934), the Jack Benny comedy "It's in the Air" ... Read more »
Born: 05/12/1868 in Dornum, , DE

Filmography

Actor (3)

The Great Waltz 1937 (Movie)

Cellist (Actor)

It Could Happen to You 1936 (Movie)

Max 'Pa' Barrett (Actor)

San Francisco 1935 (Movie)

(Actor)

Biography

Al Shean was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Shean started his acting career landing roles in such films as the Gloria Swanson drama "Music in the Air" (1934), the Jack Benny comedy "It's in the Air" (1935) and "Traveling Saleslady" (1935) with Joan Blondell. He also appeared in the adventure "San Francisco" (1936) with Clark Gable and the Alan Baxter drama "It Could Happen to You" (1937). He kept working in film throughout the thirties, starring in "Live, Love and Learn" (1937) with Robert Montgomery, the Ronald Colman adventure "The Prisoner of Zenda" (1937) and "Tim Tyler's Luck" (1937). He also appeared in the biopic "The Great Waltz" (1938) with Luise Rainer and the comedy "Too Hot to Handle" (1938) with Clark Gable. Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in "Broadway Serenade" (1939), "The Blue Bird" (1940) and the musical drama "Ziegfeld Girl" (1941) with James Stewart. He also appeared in "Crime Doctor" (1943) with Warner Baxter and "Hitler's Hangman" (1943). Shean more recently acted in "Atlantic City" (1944). Shean passed away in August 1949 at the age of 81.

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