Biography

Don Haggerty (b. July 3, 1914, Poughkeepsie, New York – d. August 19, 1988, Cocoa Beach, Florida) was an American film actor appearing in films in the 1940s and 1950s. 

Before entering films in 1947, Haggerty was a Brown University athlete and served in the US military. Usually cast as tough policemen or cowboys, he appeared in a number of memorable films including Sands of Iwo Jima (1949), The Asphalt Jungle (1951), Angels in the Outfield (1951) and The Narrow Margin. The B-movie actor continued to appear in films until the early 1980s. In the 1955-1956 season, he appeared as the outlaw Sam Bass in an episode of Jim Davis's syndicated Stories of the Century.

In 1956-1957, Haggerty appeared as Sheriff Elder in Rod Cameron's syndicated western-themed crime drama, State Trooper. He appeared at this time in three episodes of the syndicated western 26 Men about the Arizona Rangers. In 1959, he guest starred in Bruce Gordon's docudrama about the Cold War, Behind Closed Doors. In 1960, Haggerty guest starred on the NBC crime drama Dan Raven starring Skip Homeier. He also appeared as Joe Wine in the 1961 episode "Alien Entry" of the syndicated series The Blue Angels. About this time, he also appeared in the episode "The Green Gamblers" of the crime drama The Brothers Brannagan.

Don Haggerty (b. July 3, 1914, Poughkeepsie, New York – d. August 19, 1988, Cocoa Beach, Florida) was an American film actor appearing in films in the 1940s and 1950s. 

Before entering films in 1947, Haggerty was a Brown University athlete and served in the US military. Usually cast as tough policemen or cowboys, he appeared in a number of memorable films including Sands of Iwo Jima (1949), The Asphalt Jungle (1951), Angels in the Outfield (1951) and The Narrow Margin. The B-movie actor continued to appear in films until the early 1980s. In the 1955-1956 season, he appeared as the outlaw Sam Bass in an episode of Jim Davis's syndicated Stories of the Century.

In 1956-1957, Haggerty appeared as Sheriff Elder in Rod Cameron's syndicated western-themed crime drama, State Trooper. He appeared at this time in three episodes of the syndicated western 26 Men about the Arizona Rangers. In 1959, he guest starred in Bruce Gordon's docudrama about the Cold War, Behind Closed Doors. In 1960, Haggerty guest starred on the NBC crime drama Dan Raven starring Skip Homeier. He also appeared as Joe Wine in the 1961 episode "Alien Entry" of the syndicated series The Blue Angels. About this time, he also appeared in the episode "The Green Gamblers" of the crime drama The Brothers Brannagan.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 107

Birthday 1914-07-03

Day of Death 1988-08-19

Place of Birth Poughkeepsie, New York, USA

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Also Known As

  • Donald Francis Haggerty

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1981 California Gold Rush as Jake Brown
1975 Baretta (1 episode)
1974 Harry O (1 episode)
1971 Dirty Harry as Minor Role (uncredited)
1971 The Resurrection of Zachary Wheeler as Jake
1967 The Guns of Will Sonnett (2 episodes)
1967 Rango (1 episode)
1966 The Night of the Grizzly as Sam Podds
1965 My Mother the Car (2 episodes)
1965 The Legend of Jesse James (1 episode)
1965 The Great Sioux Massacre as Senator Blaine
1964 Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. (1 episode)
1964 The Killers as Mail Truck Driver
1963 Petticoat Junction (1 episode)
1963 Burke's Law (1 episode)
1962 The Beverly Hillbillies (1 episode)
1962 Hell Is for Heroes as Capt. Mace
1962 The Beachcomber (2 episodes)
1961 Ben Casey (2 episodes)
1960 The Andy Griffith Show (1 episode)
1960 Seven Ways from Sundown as Dick Durton
1959 Lock-Up (1 episode)
1959 Laramie (1 episode)
1959 Riverboat (2 episodes)
1959 The Gunfight at Dodge City as Sheriff Jim Regan
1959 Rawhide (5 episodes)
1958 Some Came Running as Ted Harperspoon (uncredited)
1958 Bat Masterson (2 episodes)
1958 Behind Closed Doors (1 episode)
1958 The Texan (1 episode)
1958 Bronco (2 episodes)
1958 The Man Who Died Twice as Frank
1958 Cattle Empire as Ralph Hamilton
1958 Blood Arrow as Gabe
1958 Day of the Badman as Deputy Floyd
1957 26 Men (3 episodes)
1957 Leave It to Beaver (1 episode)
1957 Maverick (1 episode)
1957 Perry Mason (1 episode)
1957 Sugarfoot (4 episodes)
1957 Have Gun – Will Travel (1 episode)
1957 Back from the Dead as John Mitchell
1957 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (1 episode)
1957 Footsteps in the Night as Det. Sgt. Mike Duncan
1957 Spoilers of the Forest as Williams the Ranger (uncredited)
1957 Fight for the Title as Gibson
1957 Panic! (1 episode)
1957 Chain of Evidence as Det. Sgt. Mike Duncan
1956 Calling Homicide as Det. Sgt. Mike Duncan
1956 State Trooper (8 episodes)
1956 Somebody Up There Likes Me as Leavenworth Prison Guard (uncredited)
1956 Crashing Las Vegas as Tony Murlock
1956 Telephone Time (1 episode)
1955 Texas Lady as Sheriff Herndon
1955 Cheyenne (1 episode)
1955 Gunsmoke (2 episodes)
1955 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (14 episodes)
1955 The Private War of Major Benson as Harold Hibler
1955 Air Strike as Richard Huggins
1955 An Annapolis Story as Prentiss
1955 The Millionaire (1 episode)
1954 Cry Vengeance as Lt. Pat Ryan
1954 Naked Alibi as Matt Matthews
1954 Studio 57 (3 episodes)
1954 Return from the Sea as Tompkins
1954 The Rocket Man as Officer Mike O'Brien
1954 Loophole as Neil Sanford
1954 Phantom Stallion as Foreman Gil
1953 Letter to Loretta (5 episodes)
1953 Hannah Lee as Bill Crashaw
1953 General Electric Theater (1 episode)
1952 Denver and Rio Grande as Bob Nelson
1952 The Narrow Margin as Det. Wilson (uncredited)
1952 Bronco Buster as Dobie Carson
1952 Wild Stallion as Sergeant Keach
1951 Callaway Went Thataway as Director Don
1951 Angels in the Outfield as Rube Ronson
1951 Lost Planet Airmen as Tony Dirken
1951 Racket Squad (1 episode)
1951 The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (1 episode)
1951 Cause for Alarm as Mr. Russell
1951 Quebec as Col. Jean Durossac
1951 Spoilers of the Plains as Ben Rix
1950 Gambling House as Sharky
1950 Vigilante Hideout as Jim Benson
1950 Armored Car Robbery as Detective Driving Final Pursuit Car
1950 Storm Over Wyoming as The Marshal
1950 The Vanishing Westerner as Henchman Art
1950 Dynamite Pass as Sheriff
1950 The Sundowners as Sheriff Elmer Gall
1949 Cowboy and the Prizefighter as Steve Stevenson
1949 Sands of Iwo Jima as Colonel in Staff Car (uncredited)
1949 South of Rio as Chuck Bowers
1949 King of the Rocket Men as Tony Dirken
1949 Canadian Pacific as Cagle
1949 The Crooked Way as Hood
1949 Rustlers as Rancher
1948 Gun Smugglers as Sheriff Schurslock
1948 Angel in Exile as Deputy Sheriff
1948 False Paradise as Deal Marden
1948 Borrowed Trouble as Lippy
1948 Pitfall as District Attorney's Man
1948 Sinister Journey as Harmon Roberts
1948 Silent Conflict as 2nd. Rancher
1948 The Dead Don't Dream as Deputy Sheriff
1942 USS VD: Ship of Shame as Ship Officer (uncredited)
1939 Back Door to Heaven as Jail Guard at Desk

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