Harry Shannon

Harry Shannon was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Shannon started his acting career landing roles in such films as "Tear Gas Squad" (1940), "Gambling on the High Seas" (1940) and the comedy "Sailor's ... Read more »
Born: 06/13/1890 in Saginaw, Michigan, USA


Actor (69)

Gypsy 1962 (Movie)

Grandpa (Actor)

Summer and Smoke 1961 (Movie)

Dr Burke (Actor)

Wild in the Country 1961 (Movie)

Sam Tyler (Actor)

The Buccaneer 1958 (Movie)

Corinthian Captain (Actor)

Touch of Evil 1958 (Movie)

Police Chief Gould (Actor)

The Lonely Man 1957 (Movie)

Dr Fisher (Actor)

Come Next Spring 1956 (Movie)

Mr Totter (Actor)

Written on the Wind 1956 (Movie)

Hoak Wayne (Actor)

At Gunpoint 1955 (Movie)

Marshal (Actor)

The Marauders 1955 (Movie)

John Rutherford (Actor)

The Tall Men 1955 (Movie)

Sam (Actor)

Executive Suite 1954 (Movie)

Ed Benedeck (Actor)

The Violent Men 1954 (Movie)

Purdue (Actor)

Witness to Murder 1954 (Movie)

Captain Donnelly (Actor)

Cry of the Hunted 1953 (Movie)

Sheriff Brown (Actor)

High Noon 1952 (Movie)

Cooper (Actor)

Singing Guns 1950 (Movie)


Champion 1949 (Movie)


The Lady From Shanghai 1948 (Movie)

Horse-Cab Driver (Actor)

Dangerous Years 1946 (Movie)


Ladies of Washington 1944 (Movie)


The Sullivans 1944 (Movie)

Chief Petty Officer (Actor)

Citizen Kane 1941 (Movie)

Kane's Father (Actor)

In Old California 1941 (Movie)

Joe Dawson (Actor)

Once Upon a Honeymoon 1941 (Movie)

Cumberland (Actor)

This Gun For Hire 1941 (Movie)

Steve Finnerty (Actor)

Tugboat Annie Sails Again 1940 (Movie)


Parole Fixer 1939 (Movie)

Randall (Actor)

Too Many Girls 1939 (Movie)


Al Jennings of Oklahoma (Movie)

Fred Salter (Actor)

Alaska Highway (Movie)

Pop Ormsby (Actor)

Captain Eddie (Movie)

Simmons (Actor)

Crack-Up (Movie)

Cop (Actor)

Fighting Father Dunne (Movie)

John Lee (Actor)

Gambling on the High Seas (Movie)

Chief of Police (Actor)

Government Girl (Movie)

Mr. Gibson (Actor)

Idaho (Movie)

Judge Grey (Actor)

Kansas Pacific (Movie)

Smokestack (Actor)

Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (Movie)

W.D. Tesander (Actor)

Mr. Soft Touch (Movie)

Sgt. Garret (Actor)

Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (Movie)

Mr. Wiggs (Actor)

Night Editor (Movie)

Capt. Lawrence (Actor)

Nob Hill (Movie)


Nora Prentiss (Movie)

Police Lieutenant (Actor)

Return of the Bad Men (Movie)

Wade Templeton (Actor)

Roar of the Crowd (Movie)

Pop Tracy (Actor)

Sailor's Lady (Movie)

Father McGann (Actor)

Song of Texas (Movie)

Sam Bennett (Actor)

Take a Chance (Movie)

Bartender (Actor)

Tear Gas Squad (Movie)

Lt. Sullivan (Actor)

The Devil Thumbs a Ride (Movie)

Owens (Actor)

The Falcon Takes Over (Movie)

Grimes (Actor)

The Farmer's Daughter (Movie)

Mr. Holstrom (Actor)

The Gunfighter (Movie)

Bartender (Actor)

The Jackie Robinson Story (Movie)

Charlie (Actor)

The Killer That Stalked New York (Movie)

Officer Houlihan (Actor)

The Lady Is Willing (Movie)

Detective Sergeant Barnes (Actor)

The Mummy's Ghost (Movie)

Sheriff Elwood (Actor)

The Outcasts of Poker Flat (Movie)

Bearded miner (Actor)

The Powers Girl (Movie)

Mr. Hendricks (Actor)

The Red House (Movie)

Dr. Byrne (Actor)

The Rustlers (Movie)

Sheriff (Actor)

The Saint in Palm Springs (Movie)

Chief Graves (Actor)

The Underworld Story (Movie)

Parkie (Actor)

The Yellow Rose of Texas (Movie)

Sam Weston (Actor)

Three Little Words (Movie)

Clanahan (Actor)

Tulsa (Movie)

Nelse Lansing (Actor)

Where Danger Lives (Movie)

Dr. Maynard (Actor)

Young Tom Edison (Movie)

Capt. Brackett (Actor)
Music (9)

Wagons East! 1994 (Movie)

(Music Supervisor)

Aces: Iron Eagle III 1992 (Movie)


Basic Instinct 1992 (Movie)

(Music Supervisor)

Universal Soldier 1992 (Movie)

(Music Supervisor)

Universal Soldier 1992 (Movie)

songs("Life's Too Confusin' Anyway" "The Worst Always Happens" "Breakin' Up, Breakin' Down" "Goin' Out on the Town Tonight" "It's Almost Tome to Put the Bottle Down" "Waking Up and Walking Out the Door") (Song)

Happy 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)


The Gift of Life 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)


The Domino Principle 1976 (Movie)

("Some Day Soon") (Song)

Hell Town (TV Show)

Theme Song


Harry Shannon was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Shannon started his acting career landing roles in such films as "Tear Gas Squad" (1940), "Gambling on the High Seas" (1940) and the comedy "Sailor's Lady" (1940) with Nancy Kelly. He also appeared in the George Bassman musical comedy "Too Many Girls" (1940), the Mickey Rooney dramatic biopic "Young Tom Edison" (1940) and "Parole Fixer" (1940). He kept working in film throughout the forties, starring in "San Quentin" (1946), the crime feature "Night Editor" (1946) with William Gargan and the mystery "Crack-Up" (1946) with Pat O'Brien. He also appeared in "Dangerous Years" (1947). In the latter half of his career, he continued to act in the Howard Duff action film "Roar of the Crowd" (1953), the Sterling Hayden western "Kansas Pacific" (1953) and the Vittorio Gassman action movie "Cry of the Hunted" (1953). He also appeared in the crime flick "Witness to Murder" (1954) with Barbara Stanwyck and the William Holden dramatic adaptation "Executive Suite" (1954). Shannon was most recently credited in "Wagons East!" (1994) with John Candy. Shannon was nominated for an Outstanding Achievement In Music and Lyrics Primetime Emmy Award for "The Gift of Life" in 1982. Shannon passed away in July 1964 at the age of 74.