John Finnegan

John Finnegan's acting talents were showcased on the big screen many times throughout the course of his Hollywood career. Finnegan began his acting career with roles in such films as "Play It As It Lays" (1972), the ... Read more »
Born: 08/18/1926 in New York, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (50)

Columbo Likes the Nightlife 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Murder, She Wrote 1989 - 1993, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Reasonable Doubts 1991 - 1993, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

The District 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Butcher Boy 1998 (Movie)

Bogman (Actor)

Vegas Vacation 1997 (Movie)

Hoover Dam Guide (Actor)

Mars Attacks! 1996 (Movie)

Speaker of the House (Actor)

Columbo: It's All in the Game 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Last Action Hero 1993 (Movie)

Watch Commander (Actor)

A Woman Under the Influence 1991 (Movie)

Clancy (Actor)

J.F.K. 1991 (Movie)

Judge Haggerty (Actor)

Birch Street Gym 1990 (Movie)

Rudy (Actor)

Come See the Paradise 1990 (Movie)

Brennan (Actor)

The Knife & Gun Club 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The Last of the Finest 1990 (Movie)

Tommy Grogan (Actor)

Big Man on Campus 1989 (Movie)

Judge Ferguson (Actor)

Pat Hobby Teamed With Genius 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

An American Tail 1986 (Movie)

of Warren T Rat (Voice)

Crazy Dan 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

The Deacon Street Deer 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Big Trouble 1985 (Movie)

Detective Murphy (Actor)

School Spirit 1985 (Movie)

Pinky Batson (Actor)

The Journey of Natty Gann 1985 (Movie)

Loggins Boss (Actor)

Love Streams 1984 (Movie)

Animals Taxi Driver (Actor)

The Natural 1984 (Movie)

Sam Simpson (Actor)

Fitz & Bones 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

Gloria 1980 (Movie)

Frank (Actor)

Little Miss Marker 1980 (Movie)

Clerk (Actor)

Opening Night 1979 (Movie)

Prop Man (Actor)

The In-Laws 1979 (Movie)

1st Deliveryman (Actor)

Nowhere to Run 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

Heroes 1977 (Movie)

Mr Munro (Actor)

Lucan 1976 - 1977 (TV Show)

Actor

Conspiracy of Terror 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Actor

Mallory: Circumstantial Evidence 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Actor

Nickelodeon 1976 (Movie)

Kathleen's Director (Actor)

The Killing of a Chinese Bookie 1976 (Movie)

2nd Cabbie (Actor)

Ellery Queen 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

Savage 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

Actor

Play It As It Lays 1972 (Movie)

(Actor)

Dirty Harry 1971 (Movie)

(Voice)

Columbo Cries Wolf (TV Show)

Actor

Columbo: A Trace of Murder (TV Show)

Actor

Columbo: Strange Bedfellows (TV Show)

Actor

Finish Line (TV Show)

Actor

Rehearsal For Murder (TV Show)

Actor

Street Killing (TV Show)

Actor

Terror at Alcatraz (TV Show)

Actor

Terror on the 40th Floor (TV Show)

Actor
Production Management (1)

Hans Christian Andersen's Thumbelina 1994 (Movie)

computer production coordinator (Production Coordinator)
Executive (1)

Rock-a-Doodle 1992 (Movie)

xerox checking supervisor (Supervisor)
Other (1)

All Dogs Go to Heaven 1989 (Movie)

Xerography check supervisor assistant (Assistant)

Biography

John Finnegan's acting talents were showcased on the big screen many times throughout the course of his Hollywood career. Finnegan began his acting career with roles in such films as "Play It As It Lays" (1972), the comedic drama "Nickelodeon" (1976) with Ryan O'Neal and "The Killing of a Chinese Bookie" (1976) with Ben Gazzara. He also appeared in the drama "Heroes" (1977) with Henry Winkler and the dramatic fantasy "Opening Night" (1979) with Gena Rowlands. Finnegan also lent his vocal talents to the Clint Eastwood action movie "Dirty Harry" (1971). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the sports drama "The Natural" (1984) with Robert Redford, "Love Streams" (1984) with Gena Rowlands and the comedy "School Spirit" (1985) with Tom Nolan. He also appeared in "The Journey of Natty Gann" (1985). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the historical romance "Come See the Paradise" (1990) with Dennis Quaid, the Peter Falk drama "A Woman Under the Influence" (1991) and the Kevin Costner dramatic adaptation "J.F.K." (1991). Finnegan last appeared in "Columbo Likes the Nightlife" (ABC, 2003-04). Finnegan passed away in July 2012 at the age of 86.

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