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Lawrence Tierney (March 15, 1919 – February 26, 2002) was an American actor, known for his many screen portrayals of mobsters and hardened criminals, which mirrored his own frequent brushes with the law.

Commenting on the DVD release of a Tierney film in 2005, a New York Times critic observed: "The hulking Tierney was not so much an actor as a frightening force of nature."

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Lawrence Tierney (March 15, 1919 – February 26, 2002) was an American actor, known for his many screen portrayals of mobsters and hardened criminals, which mirrored his own frequent brushes with the law.

Commenting on the DVD release of a Tierney film in 2005, a New York Times critic observed: "The hulking Tierney was not so much an actor as a frightening force of nature."

Description above from the Wikipedia article Lawrence Tierney, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 74

Birthday 1919-03-15

Day of Death 2002-02-26

Place of Birth Brooklyn, New York

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2004 Evicted as Bob
1998 Southie as Colie Powers
1996 2 Days in the Valley as Old Man
1995 Starstruck as Patron
1995 Fatal Passion as Robert Pearlman
1994 Junior as Mover
1994 ER(1 episode)
1994 A Kiss Goodnight as Sergeant Harwood
1993 Casualties of Love: The Long Island Lolita Story as Joey Buttafucco's Father
1993 Red as Louis 'Red' Deutsch
1993 Midnight 2 as Bert Johnson (archive footage)
1992 Eddie Presley as Joe West
1992 Reservoir Dogs as Joe Cabot
1991 The Death Merchant as Ivan Yates
1991 Wizards of the Demon Sword as Slave Master
1991 The Runestone as Chief Richardson
1989 The Simpsons(1 episode)
1989 Seinfeld(1 episode)
1989 House III: The Horror Show as Warden
1988 The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! as Angels Manager
1987 Star Trek: The Next Generation(1 episode)
1987 From a Whisper to a Scream as Warden
1987 Tough Guys Don't Dance as Dougy Madden
1986 L.A. Law(1 episode)
1986 Murphy's Law as Cameron
1985 Silver Bullet as Owen
1984 Hunter(1 episode)
1984 Terrible Joe Moran as Pico
1983 Tales from the Darkside(1 episode)
1982 Midnight as Bert Johnson
1982 Remington Steele(1 episode)
1982 Fame(1 episode)
1981 The Prowler as Maj. Chatham
1981 Arthur as Man in Coffee Shop
1981 Hill Street Blues(7 episodes)
1979 The Kirlian Witness as Detective
1979 Blood Rage as Malone
1977 Bad as O'Reilly-O'Crapface
1975 Abduction as FBI Agent
1971 Such Good Friends as Hospital Guard
1968 Killer Without a Face as The Mute
1967 Custer of the West as Gen. Philip Sheridan
1966 Exorcism at Midnight as The Doctor (U.S. version)
1963 A Child Is Waiting as Douglas Benham
1962 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour(1 episode) as Herbie Lane
1961 Bus Stop(1 episode)
1960 The Barbara Stanwyck Show(1 episode)
1959 The Detectives(1 episode)
1959 Adventures in Paradise(1 episode)
1959 New York Confidential(1 episode)
1958 Man with a Camera(1 episode)
1958 Naked City(1 episode)
1956 Female Jungle as Det. Sgt. Jack Stevens
1954 The Steel Cage as Chet Harmon, a Ringleader, segment "The Hostages"
1952 The Greatest Show on Earth as Mr. Henderson
1952 The Bushwhackers as Sam Tobin
1951 Best of the Badmen as Jesse James
1951 The Hoodlum as Vincent Lubeck
1950 Shakedown as Harry Colton
1950 Kill or Be Killed as Bob Warren
1948 Bodyguard as Michael C. 'Mike' Carter
1947 Born to Kill as Sam Wild
1947 The Devil Thumbs a Ride as Steve Morgan
1946 San Quentin as Jim Roland
1946 Step By Step as Johnny Christopher
1946 Badman's Territory as Jesse James
1945 Those Endearing Young Charms as Lt. Ted Brewster
1945 Back to Bataan as Lt. Cmdr. Waite
1945 Dillinger as John Dillinger
1944 Youth Runs Wild as Larry Duncan
1944 The Falcon Out West as Senator (uncredited)
1943 The Ghost Ship as Seaman Louie Parker (uncredited)
1943 Government Girl as FBI Man (uncredited)
1943 Gildersleeve on Broadway as Cab Driver (uncredited)

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