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Paul Guilfoyle (July 14, 1902 – June 27, 1961) was an American stage, film and television actor. Later in his career, he also directed films and television episodes.

Guilfoyle was born in Jersey City, New Jersey.

He started off working on stage, performing on Broadway in 16 plays according to the Internet Broadway Database, beginning with The Jolly Roger and Cyrano de Bergerac in 1923 and ending with Jayhawker in 1934. He appeared in many films that starred Lee Tracy in the 1930s. In the 1949 crime film White Heat, he played (uncredited) a treacherous prison inmate murdered in cold blood by James Cagney's lead character.

He died of a heart attack on June 27, 1961 in Hollywood. He had a son, Anthony. Guilfoyle was interred in Glendale, California's Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Paul Guilfoyle (July 14, 1902 – June 27, 1961) was an American stage, film and television actor. Later in his career, he also directed films and television episodes.

Guilfoyle was born in Jersey City, New Jersey.

He started off working on stage, performing on Broadway in 16 plays according to the Internet Broadway Database, beginning with The Jolly Roger and Cyrano de Bergerac in 1923 and ending with Jayhawker in 1934. He appeared in many films that starred Lee Tracy in the 1930s. In the 1949 crime film White Heat, he played (uncredited) a treacherous prison inmate murdered in cold blood by James Cagney's lead character.

He died of a heart attack on June 27, 1961 in Hollywood. He had a son, Anthony. Guilfoyle was interred in Glendale, California's Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 106

Birthday 1902-07-14

Day of Death 1961-06-27

Place of Birth Jersey City, New Jersey, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1960 The Boy and the Pirates as snipe
1958 Sea Hunt (2 episodes)
1955 Trial as Cap Grant
1955 Jungle Jim (1 episode)
1955 Gunsmoke (1 episode)
1955 Chief Crazy Horse as Worm
1954 Climax! (1 episode)
1954 Apache as Santos
1954 The Golden Idol as Prince Ali Ben Mamoud
1953 Torch Song as Monty Rolfe
1953 Julius Caesar as Citizen of Rome
1952 Mr. & Mrs. North (1 episode)
1952 Confidence Girl as William Pope
1952 China Smith (1 episode)
1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (1 episode)
1951 Racket Squad (1 episode)
1951 When I Grow Up as Doc
1950 Bomba and the Hidden City as Hassan
1950 Davy Crockett, Indian Scout as Ben
1949 There's a Girl in My Heart as Father Callaghan
1949 The Woman on Pier 13 as Ralston
1949 White Heat as Roy Parker
1949 Mighty Joe Young as Smith
1949 Follow Me Quietly as Overbeck
1949 A Woman's Secret as Radio Program Moderator
1949 Miss Mink of 1949 as Uncle Newton
1949 The Judge as William Jackson
1947 Roses Are Red as George 'Buster' Cooley
1947 Second Chance as Nick
1947 The Millerson Case as Jud Rookstool
1946 The Virginian as Shorty
1946 The Scarlet Horseman as Jim Bannion
1945 Why Girls Leave Home as Steve Raymond
1945 The Missing Corpse as Andy McDonald
1944 Dark Shadows as Dudley Badger
1944 The Mark of the Whistler as 'Limpy' Smith
1944 The Master Race as Katry
1944 The Seventh Cross as Fiedler
1944 It Happened Tomorrow as Shep
1943 Three Russian Girls as Trishin
1943 The North Star as Iakin
1943 Petticoat Larceny as Joe 'Tinhorn' Foster
1943 White Savage as Erik
1942 Time to Kill as Manager, Florence Apartments
1942 The Incredible Stranger as The Stranger (uncredited)
1942 Who Is Hope Schuyler? as Carl Spence
1941 The Saint In Palm Springs as Clarence 'Pearly' Gates
1940 East of the River as Balmy
1940 Wildcat Bus as Donovan
1940 One Crowded Night as Jim Andrews
1940 Millionaires in Prison as Ox
1940 Brother Orchid as Red Martin
1940 The Saint Takes Over as Clarence 'Pearly' Gates
1940 The Grapes of Wrath as Floyd
1940 Abe Lincoln in Illinois as Minor Role
1940 Remember the Night as District Attorney
1939 Thou Shalt Not Kill as Gordon Mavis
1939 Sabotage as Steve Barsht
1939 Our Leading Citizen as Jerry Peters
1939 News Is Made at Night as Bat Randall
1939 Heritage of the Desert as Snap Thornton
1939 Unexpected Father as Ed Stone - Sandy's Uncle
1939 Society Lawyer as Murtock
1939 Money to Loan as Hanley's Assistant
1939 The Story of Alfred Nobel as Alfred Nobel (uncredited)
1939 Pacific Liner as Wishart
1938 The Law West of Tombstone as Bud McQuinn
1938 Tarnished Angel as Eddie Fox
1938 The Mad Miss Manton as Bat Regan
1938 Fugitives for a Night as Monks
1938 Carefree as Elevator Starter (uncredited)
1938 I'm from the City as Willie
1938 Sky Giant as 'Fergie' Ferguson
1938 The Saint in New York as Hymie Fanro
1938 Blind Alibi as Taggart
1938 Law of the Underworld as Batsy
1938 Bringing Up Baby as Minor Role (uncredited)
1938 Double Danger as Taylor
1938 Crashing Hollywood as Herman Tibbets
1937 She's Got Everything as Hotel Manager (uncredited)
1937 Quick Money as Ambrose Ames
1937 Danger Patrol as Tim
1937 Fight for Your Lady as Paris Tribune Reporter Jim Trask
1937 Flight From Glory as Jones
1937 Hideaway as Norris
1937 Super-Sleuth as Gibbons, a film director
1937 Behind The Headlines as Art Martin
1937 You Can't Buy Luck as Frank Bent
1937 The Woman I Love as Bertier
1937 The Soldier and the Lady as Vasiley
1936 Wanted: Jane Turner as Phil Crowley
1936 Winterset as Garth Esdras
1936 Roaming Lady as Dr. Wong
1935 The Crime of Doctor Crespi as Dr. John Arnold
1935 Special Agent as Williams - Quinn's Secretary
1932 The Skull Murder Mystery as Paul Beck

Directing

1960 Tess of the Storm Country Director
1959 Lock-Up (1 episode)Director
1958 Lawman (3 episodes)Director
1957 Sugarfoot (1 episode)Director
1957 Official Detective (5 episodes)Director
1955 Highway Patrol (9 episodes)Director
1955 Science Fiction Theatre (1 episode)Director
1955 A Life at Stake Director
1954 Public Defender (1 episode)Director
1953 Captain Scarface Director
1951 Racket Squad (1 episode)Director

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