William Gargan

William Gargan

  • Born on
    • July 18th, 1905
  • Died on
    • February 18th, 1979
William Gargan, born William Dennis Gargan July 17, 1905 in Brooklyn, New York, USA and died February 17, 1979 aged 73 on a flight between New York and San Diego. He was an American motion picture, television and radio actor. Gargan played character roles in many Hollywood productions, including two appearances as detective Ellery Queen, but was best known for his role as Detective Martin Kane in the 1949-51 radio-television series, Martin Kane, Private Eye, sponsored by U.S. Tobacco. He also appeared as a private detective in the NBC radio show Barrie Craig, Confidential Investigator, which ran from 1951 to 1955.

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Acting (23 Credits)

1956The Rawhide Years as Marshal Sommers
1956Miracle in the Rain as Harry Wood
1946Night Editor as Tony Cochrane
1946Strange Impersonation as Dr. Stephen Lindstrom
1946Behind Green Lights as Lt. Sam Carson
1946Till the End of Time as Sgt. Gunny Watrous
1945The Bells of St. Mary's as Joe Gallagher
1944The Canterville Ghost as Sergeant Benson
1942Miss Annie Rooney as Mr. Timothy Rooney
1942Who Done It? as Police Lt. Lou Moran
1941Cheers for Miss Bishop as Sam Peters
1941I Wake Up Screaming as Jerry 'Mac' MacDonald
1941Keep 'Em Flying as Craig Morrison
1940Turnabout as Joel Clare
1937You Only Live Once as Father Dolan
1936The Milky Way as Speed McFarland
1935Black Fury as Slim Johnson, Company Policeman
1934British Agent as Bob Medill
1934Four Frightened People as Stewart Corder
1933The Story of Temple Drake as Stephen Benbow
1933Night Flight as Brazilian Pilot
1932The Animal Kingdom as Regan, Le majordome
1932Rain as Sergeant Tim O'Hara

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