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Mickey Shaughnessy

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Joseph Michael "Mickey" Shaughnessy (August 5, 1920 - July 23, 1985) was an Irish American character actor who specialized in playing lovable, but not-too-bright lugs. One of his best-known roles was as the tough, experienced mentor of Elvis Presley's character in Jailhouse Rock. The New York City-born Shaughnessy died at the age of 64 of lung cancer at Cape May Court House, New Jersey. Description above from the Wikipedia article Mickey Shaughnessy, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Aug 5, 1920 In New York City, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Ed Sullivan Show 1948-06-20
Latest Project:
Movie Primal Scream 1988-09-29
Known For
Poster of Dondi
Poster of Sex Kittens Go to College
Poster of Don't Give Up the Ship
Poster of Last of the Comanches
Movie Primal Scream Charlie Waxman 1988-09-29
Series Alias Smith and Jones Unknown 1971-01-05
Movie The Boatniks Charlie 1970-07-01
Movie My Dog the Thief Foley 1969-09-21
Movie Never a Dull Moment Francis 1968-06-26
Series The Outsider Unknown 1968-09-18
Series The Legend of Jesse James Unknown 1965-09-13
Series Run for Your Life Unknown 1965-09-13
Series Laredo Unknown 1965-09-16
Movie A Global Affair Police Officer Dugan 1964-01-30
Movie A House Is Not a Home Police Sergeant John Riordan 1964-08-12
Series Vacation Playhouse Unknown 1963-07-22
Series Going My Way Unknown 1962-10-03
Series The Virginian Unknown 1962-09-19
Movie How the West Was Won Deputy Stover 1962-11-01
Movie Dondi Sergeant 1961-03-26
Movie King of the Roaring 20's: The Story of Arnold Rothstein Jim Kelly 1961-06-11
Movie Pocketful of Miracles Junior 1961-12-18
Movie The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn The Duke 1960-08-03
Movie Sex Kittens Go to College Boomie 1960-08-24
Movie College Confidential Sam Grover 1960-08-26
Movie North to Alaska Peter Boggs 1960-11-07
Movie The Hangman Al Cruse 1959-06-17
Movie Don't Give Up the Ship Stan Wychinski 1959-07-03
Series One Step Beyond Unknown 1959-01-20
Movie Ask Any Girl Mr. Eager - Man Smoking Cigarette 1959-08-21
Movie Edge of Eternity Scotty O'Brien 1959-11-02
Movie The Sheepman Jumbo McCall 1958-05-07
Movie Gunman's Walk Deputy Sheriff Will Motely 1958-07-01
Movie A Nice Little Bank That Should Be Robbed Harold 'Rocky' Baker 1958-12-01
Movie The Burglar Dohmer 1957-06-01
Movie Slaughter on Tenth Avenue Solly Pitts 1957-09-01
Movie Designing Woman Maxie Stultz 1957-05-16
Movie Don't Go Near the Water Farragut Jones 1957-12-14
Movie Jailhouse Rock Hunk Houghton 1957-11-08
Movie Until They Sail US Marine, Store Customer 1957-10-08
Series Maverick Unknown 1957-09-22
Series The Dinah Shore Chevy Show Unknown 1956-10-05
Movie Conquest of Space Sgt. Mahoney 1955-04-20
Movie Last of the Comanches Rusty Potter 1953-02-01
Movie From Here to Eternity Cpl. Leva 1953-08-28
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20