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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:
Series Alias Smith and Jones 1971-01-05
Known For
Poster of Don't Give Up the Ship
Poster of A Nice Little Bank That Should Be Robbed
Poster of The Sheepman
Poster of The Ed Sullivan Show
Series Alias Smith and Jones Unknown 1971-01-05
Movie My Dog the Thief Foley 1969-09-21
Movie Never a Dull Moment Francis 1968-06-26
Series The Outsider - 1968 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
Movie How the West Was Won Deputy Stover 1962-10-01
Series Going My Way Unknown 1962-10-03
Movie Dondi Sergeant 1961-03-26
Movie Pocketful of Miracles Junior 1961-12-18
Movie King of the Roaring 20's – The Story of Arnold Rothstein Jim Kelly 1961-06-11
Movie The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn The Duke of Bilgewater 1960-07-21
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
Movie Ask Any Girl Mr. Eager - Man Smoking Cigarette 1959-08-21
Movie Edge of Eternity Scotty O'Brien 1959-11-02
Movie Gunman's Walk Deputy Sheriff Will Motely 1958-07-01
Movie The Sheepman Jumbo McCall 1958-05-01
Movie A Nice Little Bank That Should Be Robbed Harold 'Rocky' Baker 1958-12-01
Movie Designing Woman Maxie Stultz 1957-05-16
Movie Until They Sail US Marine, Store Customer 1957-10-08
Movie The Burglar Dohmer 1957-06-01
Movie Don't Go Near the Water Farragut Jones 1957-11-14
Movie Jailhouse Rock Hunk Houghton 1957-11-08
Movie Conquest of Space Sgt. Mahoney 1955-04-20
Movie From Here to Eternity Cpl. Leva 1953-08-28
Movie Last of the Comanches Rusty Potter 1953-02-01
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20
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