Biography

Leo Penn married actress Eileen Ryan. He was blacklisted during the McCarthy era. His three sons are: Sean Penn (actor), Chris Penn, and Michael Penn (musician).

Leo Penn married actress Eileen Ryan. He was blacklisted during the McCarthy era. His three sons are: Sean Penn (actor), Chris Penn, and Michael Penn (musician).

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 107

Birthday 1921-08-27

Day of Death 1998-09-05

Place of Birth -

Official Site -

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

1993 Diagnosis: Murder (2 episodes)Director
1990 Nasty Boys, Part 2: Lone Justice Director
1989 Nasty Boys (1 episode)Director
1988 In the Heat of the Night (10 episodes)Director
1988 Judgment in Berlin Director
1987 Jake and the Fatman (2 episodes)Director
1986 Matlock (27 episodes)Director
1984 Paper Dolls (2 episodes)Director
1984 Mike Hammer (2 episodes)Director
1983 Boone (1 episode)Director
1983 Hardcastle and McCormick (1 episode)Director
1983 The Mississippi (8 episodes)Director
1982 St. Elsewhere (3 episodes)Director
1982 Remington Steele (1 episode)Director
1982 Bret Maverick: Faith, Hope and Clarity Director
1982 Cagney & Lacey (1 episode)Director
1982 Fame (1 episode)Director
1981 Bret Maverick (3 episodes)Director
1981 Father Murphy (2 episodes)Director
1981 Mr. Merlin (2 episodes)Director
1981 Hellinger's Law Director
1980 Magnum, P.I. (3 episodes)Director
1979 Trapper John, M.D. (9 episodes)Director
1979 Hart to Hart (6 episodes)Director
1979 Eischied (1 episode)Director
1979 Tales of the Unexpected (2 episodes)Director
1979 Mrs. Columbo (1 episode)Director
1979 Little Women (2 episodes)Director
1979 Murder in Music City Director
1978 The Dark Secret of Harvest Home (2 episodes)Director
1977 What Really Happened To the Class Of '65? (1 episode)Director
1976 The Bionic Woman (2 episodes)Director
1975 Doctors' Hospital (1 episode)Director
1975 Starsky & Hutch (2 episodes)Director
1975 Switch (4 episodes)Director
1974 Lucas Tanner (2 episodes)Director
1974 Little House on the Prairie (3 episodes)Director
1974 Movin' On (3 episodes)Director
1973 Kojak (7 episodes)Director
1973 Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (2 episodes)Director
1973 Police Story (1 episode)Director
1973 The New Perry Mason (1 episode)Director
1973 The Girl with Something Extra (1 episode)Director
1972 Ghost Story (2 episodes)Director
1971 Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law (2 episodes)Director
1971 Columbo (3 episodes)Director
1971 Cannon (5 episodes)Director
1970 The Interns (1 episode)Director
1970 Quarantined Director
1969 Marcus Welby, M.D. (10 episodes)Director
1969 Room 222 (3 episodes)Director
1968 Lancer (2 episodes)Director
1968 The Outcasts (1 episode)Director
1968 The Name of the Game (2 episodes)Director
1968 Hawaii Five-O (2 episodes)Director
1967 Mannix (1 episode)Director
1967 Judd for the Defense (9 episodes)Director
1967 Custer (6 episodes)Director
1967 Dundee and the Culhane (1 episode)Director
1967 Ironside (1 episode)Director
1966 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (1 episode)Director
1966 Star Trek (1 episode)Director
1966 A Man Called Adam Director
1966 Blue Light (1 episode)Director
1965 Laredo (1 episode)Director
1965 I Spy (4 episodes)Director
1965 Lost in Space (1 episode)Director
1964 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1 episode)Director
1963 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (1 episode)Director
1963 The Fugitive (1 episode)Director
1962 The Eleventh Hour (1 episode)Director
1962 The Virginian (3 episodes)Director
1961 Ben Casey (19 episodes)Director
1961 Dr. Kildare (4 episodes)Director
1958 77 Sunset Strip (1 episode)Director
1955 Gunsmoke (2 episodes)Director

Acting

1995 The Crossing Guard as Hank
1987 Jake and the Fatman (2 episodes)
1986 The Return of Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer as Leo
1986 Matlock (3 episodes)
1962 Don't Call Me Charlie (1 episode)
1962 Birdman of Alcatraz as Eddie Kassellis (uncredited)
1961 Straightaway (1 episode)
1961 The Gertrude Berg Show (1 episode)
1961 Ben Casey (7 episodes)
1961 Cain's Hundred (1 episode)
1961 The Asphalt Jungle (1 episode)
1960 Harrigan and Son (1 episode)
1960 The Aquanauts (1 episode)
1959 The Story on Page One as Morrie Goetz
1959 The Detectives (1 episode)
1959 One Step Beyond (1 episode)
1959 New York Confidential (2 episodes)
1958 The Veil (1 episode)
1957 Decoy (1 episode)
1957 Have Gun – Will Travel (1 episode)
1956 Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater (1 episode)
1955 Navy Log (1 episode)
1955 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (3 episodes)
1952 Dangerous Assignment (1 episode)
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (1 episode)
1951 The Adventures of Boston Blackie (1 episode)
1951 The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (2 episodes)
1950 Lux Video Theatre (1 episode)
1950 Robert Montgomery Presents (1 episode)
1949 Not Wanted as Steve Ryan
1949 The Undercover Man as Sidney Gordon
1948 Studio One (2 episodes)
1948 The Philco Television Playhouse (4 episodes)
1947 Fall Guy as Tom Cochrane

Writing

1988 Judgment in Berlin Writer
1948 Studio One (1 episode)Writer

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