Mickey Shaughnessy

Mickey Shaughnessy

  • Born on
    • August 5th, 1920
  • Died on
    • July 23rd, 1985
​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Joseph Michael "Mickey" Shaughnessy (August 5, 1920 - July 23, 1985) was an Irish American character actor who specialized in playing lovable, but not-too-bright lugs. One of his best-known roles was as the tough, experienced mentor of Elvis Presley's character in Jailhouse Rock. The New York City-born Shaughnessy died at the age of 64 of lung cancer at Cape May Court House, New Jersey. Description above from the Wikipedia article Mickey Shaughnessy, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia


Acting (21 Credits)

1970The Boatniks as Charlie
1968Never a Dull Moment as Francis
1962How the West Was Won as Deputy Stover
1961Pocketful of Miracles as Junior
1960Sex Kittens Go to College as Boomie
1960North to Alaska as Peter Boggs
1960The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn as Duke of Bilgewater
1959Edge of Eternity as Scotty O'Brien
1959Don't Give Up the Ship as Stan Wychinski
1959The Hangman as Al Cruse
1959Ask Any Girl as Mr. Eager - Man Smoking Cigarette
1958The Sheepman as Jumbo McCall
1958Gunman's Walk as Deputy Sheriff Will Motely
1957Jailhouse Rock as Hunk Houghton
1957The Burglar as Dohmer
1957Designing Woman as Maxie Stultz
1957Don't Go Near the Water as Farragut Jones
1957Until They Sail as US Marine, Store Customer
1955Conquest of Space as Sgt. Mahoney
1953Last of the Comanches as Rusty Potter
1953From Here to Eternity as Cpl. Leva

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