Jimmy Lydon

Actor, Producer, Tv director
Jimmy Lydon's acting career first began when he was just 16 years old. Lydon began his acting career with roles in such films as "Back Door to Heaven" (1939), the drama "Little Men" (1940) with Kay Francis and the ... Read more »
Born: 05/30/1923 in Harrington Park, New Jersey, USA

Filmography

Actor (30)

Vigilante Force 1976 (Movie)

Tom Cousy (Actor)

Ellery Queen 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

Roll Out! 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

Actor

Scandalous John 1971 (Movie)

Grotch (Actor)

Death of a Gunfighter 1969 (Movie)

Luke Mills (Actor)

The Real McCoys 1957 - 1963 (TV Show)

Actor

The Last Time I Saw Archie 1961 (Movie)

Pvt Billy Simpson (Actor)

I Passed For White 1960 (Movie)

Jay (Actor)

Rocky Jones, Space Ranger 1953 - 1954 (TV Show)

Actor

Island in the Sky 1953 (Movie)

Murray--the Navigator (Actor)

The Time of Your Life 1948 (Movie)

(Actor)

Life With Father 1947 (Movie)

(Actor)

Aerial Gunner (Movie)

Sandy Lunt (Actor)

Affairs of Geraldine (Movie)

Willy Briggs (Actor)

Back Door to Heaven (Movie)

Frankie as a Boy (Actor)

Bad Boy (Movie)

Ted Hendry (Actor)

Chain of Evidence (Movie)

Steve Nordstrom (Actor)

Cynthia (Movie)

Ricky Latham (Actor)

Ellery Queen (TV Show)

Actor

Henry Aldrich Swings It (Movie)

Henry Aldrich (Actor)

Henry Aldrich for President (Movie)

Henry Aldrich (Actor)

Out of the Storm (Movie)

Donald Lewis (Actor)

September Affair (Movie)

Johnny Wilson (Actor)

Strange Illusion (Movie)

Paul Cartwright (Actor)

The First Hundred Years (TV Show)

Actor

The Magnificent Yankee (Movie)

Clinton (Actor)

The Town Went Wild (Movie)

Bob Harrison (Actor)

Tucson (Movie)

Andy Bryant (Actor)

When Willie Comes Marching Home (Movie)

Charles Fettles (Actor)

Biography

Jimmy Lydon's acting career first began when he was just 16 years old. Lydon began his acting career with roles in such films as "Back Door to Heaven" (1939), the drama "Little Men" (1940) with Kay Francis and the comedy "Henry Aldrich For President" (1941) with Charles Smith. He also appeared in the adventure "Aerial Gunner" (1943) with Richard Arlen, the Charles Smith comedy "Henry Aldrich Swings It" (1943) and the comedy "The Town Went Wild" (1944) with Freddie Bartholomew. His film career continued throughout the forties and the fifties in productions like the dramatic adaptation "The Time of Your Life" (1948) with James Cagney, "Bad Boy" (1949) and the Dan Dailey comedy "When Willie Comes Marching Home" (1950). He also appeared in the Ingrid Bergman dramatic adaptation "Joan of Arc" (1950). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Robert Mitchum comedy "The Last Time I Saw Archie" (1961), "Death of a Gunfighter" (1969) and "Scandalous John" (1971) with Brian Keith. He also appeared in "Vigilante Force" (1976). Lydon more recently appeared in "Peter Lundy and the Medicine Hat Stallion" (NBC, 1977-78).

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