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Harry William Harvey Sr. (January 10, 1901 – November 27, 1985) was an American actor of theatre, film, and television. He was the father of actor, script supervisor, and director Harry William Harvey Jr.. Born in Indian Territory, now Oklahoma, Harvey appeared in minstrel shows, in vaudeville, and on the Broadway stage but is best remembered as a character actor who appeared in more than three hundred films and episodes of television series. He co-starred in The Oregon Trail (1936), with John Wayne, Old Overland Trail (1953), Wyoming Renegades (1954), Ride Beyond Vengeance (1966) with Chuck Connors, and many other westerns.

Harvey was cast from 1951 to 1957 in the role of Sheriff Tom Blodgett in fifty-three episodes of The Roy Rogers Show. He played Mayor George Dixon of fictitious Yellowstone in twenty-one episodes from 1957 to 1959 of the syndicated western series, Man Without a Gun. He was cast in different roles in eleven episodes of The Lone Ranger from 1949 to 1955. In 1962, he appeared on the short-lived NBC drama series, It's a Man's World as the recurring character, Houghton Stott, owner of Stott's Service Station.

In the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, he guest-starred in such series as Branded, Lassie, Hazel, The Wild Wild West, Mannix, Alias Smith and Jones, Bonanza, and Columbo. His last appearance was in an episode of Adam-12 (1974).

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Harry William Harvey Sr. (January 10, 1901 – November 27, 1985) was an American actor of theatre, film, and television. He was the father of actor, script supervisor, and director Harry William Harvey Jr.. Born in Indian Territory, now Oklahoma, Harvey appeared in minstrel shows, in vaudeville, and on the Broadway stage but is best remembered as a character actor who appeared in more than three hundred films and episodes of television series. He co-starred in The Oregon Trail (1936), with John Wayne, Old Overland Trail (1953), Wyoming Renegades (1954), Ride Beyond Vengeance (1966) with Chuck Connors, and many other westerns.

Harvey was cast from 1951 to 1957 in the role of Sheriff Tom Blodgett in fifty-three episodes of The Roy Rogers Show. He played Mayor George Dixon of fictitious Yellowstone in twenty-one episodes from 1957 to 1959 of the syndicated western series, Man Without a Gun. He was cast in different roles in eleven episodes of The Lone Ranger from 1949 to 1955. In 1962, he appeared on the short-lived NBC drama series, It's a Man's World as the recurring character, Houghton Stott, owner of Stott's Service Station.

In the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, he guest-starred in such series as Branded, Lassie, Hazel, The Wild Wild West, Mannix, Alias Smith and Jones, Bonanza, and Columbo. His last appearance was in an episode of Adam-12 (1974).

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 123

Birthday 1901-01-10

Day of Death 1985-11-27

Place of Birth Indian Territory, Oklahoma Territory, USA

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Also Known As

  • Henry W. Harvey Sr.
  • Harry Harvey Sr.
  • Harry Harvey Sr
  • Harry Sarvey Sr.
  • Harry W. Harvey

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1966 Ride Beyond Vengeance as Vogan
1966 The Trouble with Angels as Mr. Grisson
1965 Lost in Space (1 episode) as Grover
1956 Showdown at Abilene
1956 Engagement Party as Judd Landis
1955 Murder Is My Beat as Gas Station Attendant (as Henry W. Harvey Sr.)
1955 Bad Day at Black Rock as First Train Conductor
1955 Phantom Trails as Sheriff
1954 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea as Ticket Agent (uncredited)
1954 Wyoming Renegades as Medford
1954 Highway Dragnet as Mr. Carson
1953 Tumbleweed as Prospector
1953 Bandits of the West as Judge Walters
1953 Old Overland Trail as Storekeeper
1953 The Jazz Singer as Train Conductor
1953 Last of the Comanches as Munitions Man (uncredited)
1952 Wagon Team as Doc Weldon
1952 Scarlet Angel as Dr. Corbin
1952 The Narrow Margin as Train Conductor
1952 Target as David Carson
1952 High Noon as Coy (uncredited)
1951 Superman and the Mole-Men as Doc Saunders (uncredited)
1951 Let's Make It Legal as Postman (as Harry Harvey Sr.)
1951 The Day the Earth Stood Still as The Cab Driver
1951 Arizona Manhunt as Doctor Sawyer
1951 Rodeo King and the Senorita as Veterinarian
1951 Ace in the Hole as Dr. Hilton
1951 Home Town Story as Andy Butterworth
1951 Whirlwind as Sheriff Barlow
1951 Silver City Bonanza as Groggins
1950 Rio Grande Patrol as Station Master
1950 The Underworld Story as Mr. Lister (uncredited)
1950 Beyond the Purple Hills as Sheriff Whiteside
1950 The Gunfighter as Ike (uncredited)
1949 Stagecoach Kid as Dabney
1949 Death Valley Gunfighter as Banker Vinson McKnight
1949 I Cheated the Law as Second Judge
1949 The Accused as Dr. Odolard (uncredited)
1948 Gun Smugglers as Dr. B.B. Quillen
1948 They Live by Night as Hagenheimer
1948 The Arizona Ranger as Stagecoach Agent Payton
1948 If You Knew Susie as Sedley (uncredited)
1947 Under the Tonto Rim as Sheriff in Tonto
1947 They Won't Believe Me as Judge Charles Fletcher
1947 Thunder Mountain as Sheriff Bagley
1947 Banjo as Mr. Bill
1947 Code of the West as Banker Henry Stockton
1946 The Falcon's Adventure as Detective Sgt. Duncan
1946 Step By Step as Sen. Remmy
1946 Sunset Pass as Daab - Banker
1946 Riverboat Rhythm as Ezra Beeler
1944 Gangsters of the Frontier as Mr. Merritt
1944 Bride by Mistake as Motel Manager
1944 Spook Town as Dry Wash Thompson
1943 The Return of the Rangers as Philip Dobbs
1943 So's Your Uncle as Minor Role
1943 Something to Shout About as Gabe Ridley - Small Town Reporter
1942 The Rangers Take Over as Ranger Bill Summers
1942 Dear! Deer! as Ed Taylor
1942 Mexican Spitfire's Elephant as Ship Steward
1942 The Pride of the Yankees as Joe McCarthy
1942 Obliging Young Lady as Court Clerk
1941 Road to Happiness as Boarder
1941 Three Girls About Town as Reporter
1941 I'll Fix It as Mack, the plumber
1941 Bad Man of Deadwood as Telegrapher Joe
1941 Six-Gun Gold as Vander
1941 Double Cross as Protective Agency Manager
1941 An Apple in His Eye as Bakery Truck Driver
1941 The Spider Returns as Stephen
1941 Robbers of the Range as Deputy Sheriff Bill Brady
1940 Rollin' Home to Texas as Lockwood
1940 The Green Archer as Martin
1940 Wagon Train as Stage Passenger
1940 Men Against the Sky as Reception Clerk
1940 Ridin' the Trail as Fuzzy Jones
1940 Deadwood Dick as Dave Miller
1940 Sky Bandits as Mechanic Greaseball
1940 Pop Always Pays as Gazette Reporter
1940 I Take This Oath as Photographer
1940 Terry and the Pirates as Talman - Disaffected Conspirator
1940 Phantom Rancher as Gopher
1940 The House Across the Bay as Man in Club
1940 The Fatal Hour as Radio Salesman
1939 Mercy Plane as Curly
1939 The Day the Bookies Wept as Beer Delivery Man
1939 Daughter of the Tong as Harold "Mugsy" Winthrop
1939 Stanley and Livingstone as Newspaperman at Water Barrel
1939 Blondie Takes a Vacation as Poker Player
1939 The Girl from Mexico as George Stuart - Romano's Aide / Publicity Man
1939 Clock Wise as Neighbor
1939 Blackwell's Island as Convict
1939 Rollin' Westward as Lem Watkins
1939 In Old Montana as Doc Flanders
1939 Code of the Fearless as Old Timer
1938 King of the Sierras as Pete
1938 Gangster's Boy as Reporter
1938 Under the Big Top as McCarthy
1938 Held For Ransom as Mole
1938 Romance of the Limberlost as Jones
1938 Six Shootin' Sheriff as Todd
1938 The Spy Ring as Reporter
1938 Here's Flash Casey as Gus Payton
1937 The Shadow Strikes as 1st Reporter
1937 A Bride for Henry as Reporter
1937 Jungle Menace as 1st Roget Clerk
1937 The Great Gambini as Taxicab Driver
1937 Border Cafe as Murphy
1937 You Can't Buy Luck as Bill - Theatrical Agent
1937 High Hat as Nelson Connolly
1936 Country Gentlemen as Shorty, an Investor
1936 Fury as Defendant Jasper Anderson (uncredited)
1936 Special Agent K-7 as Speedy
1936 The Country Doctor as Reporter (uncredited)
1936 Hitch Hike To Heaven as Gabby
1936 The Reckless Way as Joe Black
1936 The Oregon Trail as Tim
1935 Dr. Socrates as Photographer
1935 Confidential as Short Pool Player
1935 Waterfront Lady as Reporter
1935 Skybound as George Duncan
1935 One More Spring as Cab Driver
1933 Golden Harvest as Wheat Broker (uncredited)

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