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Leon Janney (1917–1980)


Leon Janney was born on April 1, 1917 in Ogden, Utah, USA as Leon Ramon. He was an actor, known for Father's Son (1931), Stolen Paradise (1940) and The Last Mile (1959). He was married to Dorothy, Isabel K. Janney and Jessica Pepper. He died on October 28, 1980 in Guadalajara, Mexico. See full bio »

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(age 63) in Guadalajara, Mexico

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Known For

Father's Son Bill Emory
(1931)
Stolen Paradise Richard 'Dick' Gordon
(1940)
The Last Mile Callahan
(1959)
(1931)

Filmography

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 1977 The Andros Targets (TV Series)
Elliot Taylor
- The Killing of a Porno Queen (1977) ... Elliot Taylor
 1970 Mir hat es immer Spaß gemacht
Mr. McCarthy
 1968 Charly
Dr. Nemur
 1966 Hawk (TV Series)
Ed Gorten / Ed Gorton / Assistant D.A. Ed Gorten
- Some Devil Whispered in His Ear (1966) ... Ed Gorton
- "H" Is a Dirty Letter (1966) ... Ed Gorton
- Legacy for a Lousy Future (1966) ... Ed Gorten
- The Living End of Sisterbaby (1966) ... Ed Gorten
- The Man Who Owned Everyone (1966) ... Assistant D.A. Ed Gorten
 1966 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series)
Interrogator
- The Honeymooners: We Spy (1966) ... Interrogator
 1964 Another World (TV Series)
James 'Jim' Matthews #2 (1964)
 1964 East Side/West Side (TV Series)
Roger Hamilton Bradford
- Nothing But the Half Truth (1964) ... Roger Hamilton Bradford
 1962 The Defenders (TV Series)
Harvey Kimbrough
- Storm at Birch Glen (1962) ... Harvey Kimbrough
 1962 Car 54, Where Are You? (TV Series)
Dr. Strum
- Boom, Boom, Boom (1962) ... Dr. Strum
 1960-1961 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Addison Wardlow
- My Wife's Best Friend (1961) ... Addison Wardlow
- The Yum Yum Girl (1960)
 1960 Sunday Showcase (TV Series)
 1959 The Philadelphia Story (TV Movie)
Sidney Kidd
 1959 The Last Mile
Callahan
 1957 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Clayton Pike
- Episode #1.425 (1957) ... Clayton Pike (uncredited)
- Episode #1.423 (1957) ... Clayton Pike (uncredited)
- Episode #1.422 (1957) ... Clayton Pike (uncredited)
- Episode #1.421 (1957) ... Clayton Pike (uncredited)
- Episode #1.420 (1957) ... Clayton Pike (uncredited)
 1955 Tom Corbett, Space Cadet (TV Series)
Professor Hinkel
- Space Blindess (1955) ... Professor Hinkel
 1950 That Wonderful Guy (TV Series)
 1940 Stolen Paradise
Richard 'Dick' Gordon
 1936 College Dads (Short)
 1932 Police Court
Junior Barry
 1931 Penrod and Sam
Penrod
 1931 Their Mad Moment
Narcio
 1931 Father's Son
Bill Emory
 1930 The Doorway to Hell
Jackie Ricarno
 1930 Old English
Jock Larne
 1930 Courage
Bill Colbrook
 1930 Bear Shooters (Short)
Donald 'Spud'
 1930 Los cazadores de osos (Short)
Pancho
 1929 The Younger Generation
Eddie Lesser as a Boy (uncredited)
 1929 The Leatherneck
Altar Boy (uncredited)
 1928 The Wooden Soldier (Short)
 1928 The Wind
Cora's Child (as Laon Ramon)
 1928 The Elephant's Elbows (Short)
Johnny Smith (as Laon Ramon)
 1928 Abie's Irish Rose
Little Abie (uncredited)
 1928 Comrades
Perry O'Toole as a boy
 1927 On Your Toes
Elliott Beresford as a Boy (uncredited)
 1927 Quality Street
Student (uncredited)
 1927 The Red Mill
Village Boy (uncredited)
 1925 Love and Lions (Short) (as Leon Ramon)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: Parade. Musical revue/satire. Sketches by Paul Peters, George Sklar, Frank Gabrielson and David Lesan. Additional Sketches by Kyle Crichton, Michael Blankfort, Alan Baxter, Harold Johnsrud and Turner Bullock. Lyrics by Paul Peters, George Sklar and Kyle Crichton. Featuring songs with lyrics by Marc Blitzstein, Emmanuel ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Laon Ramon | Leon Ramon
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Trivia:

Child actor, on stage at the Pantages Theatre in Ogden, Utah, from the age of two. On Broadway, from 1934. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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