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Pat Moriarity (I) (1896–1962)

Pat Moriarity was born on January 27, 1896 in Ballinamore, County Leitrim, Ireland as John Patrick Downey. He was an actor, known for Son of Dracula (1943), The Glass Key (1935) and A Message to Garcia (1936). He died on October 21, 1962 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Wed, Oct 23 8:00 AM PDT on KCOPDT3 (189)
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Tue, Oct 29 3:00 AM PDT on KCOPDT3 (189)

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Known For

Son of Dracula Sheriff Dawes
The Glass Key Mulrooney
A Message to Garcia Irish Stoker
The Devil and Miss Jones 2nd Policeman


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 1954 Ramar of the Jungle (TV Series)
Jack O'Malley
- Striped Fury (1954) ... Jack O'Malley
 1950 Riding High
Cop (uncredited)
 1950 Ambush
Sgt. Mack
 1945 The Lost Weekend
Irishman (uncredited)
 1945 Guest Wife
Gatekeeper (uncredited)
 1943 Northern Pursuit
Recruiting Sergeant (uncredited)
 1943 Son of Dracula
Sheriff Dawes (as Patrick Moriarity)
 1943 First Comes Courage
Irish Top Sergeant (uncredited)
 1942 Gentleman Jim
Spectator - Sullivan Fight (uncredited)
 1942 The Pride of the Yankees
Policeman in 1915 (uncredited)
 1942 Valley of the Sun
Sergeant Mickey Maguire (uncredited)
 1942 Kings Row
Tod Monaghan
 1941 Texas
Rancher Matthews (as Patrick Moriarty)
 1941 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Drunk (uncredited)
 1941 The Devil and Miss Jones
2nd Policeman (as Pat Moriarty)
 1941 Rage in Heaven
Workers' Delegate (uncredited)
 1940 Little Nellie Kelly
Workman at Fogarty's (uncredited)
 1940 Arizona
Terry (as Patrick Moriarty)
 1939 Mutiny in the Big House
Prison Warden - Pat
 1939 Union Pacific
Mike (uncredited)
 1938 Four Men and a Prayer
Soldier in Bar (uncredited)
 1938 Swing Your Lady
Hillbilly (uncredited)
 1937 Parnell
The Younger O'Brien (uncredited)
 1937 Man of the People
Heckling Tramp (uncredited)
 1937 God's Country and the Woman
Tim O'Toole
 1936 The Plough and the Stars (uncredited)
 1936 The Plainsman
Sgt. McGinnis (as Pat Moriarty)
 1936 The Crime of Dr. Forbes
Godfrey's Chauffeur (uncredited)
 1936 A Message to Garcia
Irish Stoker
 1936 Boulder Dam
Seamus - Pa's Guest (uncredited)
 1935 His Family Tree
Terrence 'Terry' Gilligan (as Pat Moriarty)
 1935 Ladies Love Danger
Taxicab Driver (uncredited)
 1935 Page Miss Glory
Railroad Station Announcer (uncredited)
 1935 Stranded
Steve Brodie (uncredited)
 1935 The Glass Key
 1935 The Informer
Admirer (uncredited)
 1935 $10 Raise
Policeman (uncredited)
 1935 Black Fury
Pat (uncredited)
 1935 McFadden's Flats
Pat Malone (uncredited)
 1935 Under Pressure
Irish Pat (uncredited)
 1934 365 Nights in Hollywood
Gateman (uncredited)
 1934 Broadway Bill
Mike (uncredited)
 1934 College Rhythm
Irish Peanut Vendor (uncredited)
 1934 Call It Luck
Newsreel Cameraman (uncredited)
 1934 Now I'll Tell
Fight Fan (uncredited)
 1934 Wild Gold
Gravedigger (uncredited)
 1934 Manhattan Melodrama
Trotsky Heckler (uncredited)
 1934 Three on a Honeymoon
Assistant Engineer (uncredited)
 1934 The Mystery of Mr. X
Constable Burns (uncredited)
 1933 Trick for Trick
Man Getting Massage (uncredited)
 1933 Fast Workers
Construction Worker (uncredited)
 1932 Me and My Gal
Minister (uncredited)
 1932 Careless Lady
Court Bailiff (uncredited)
 1932 Lovers Courageous
Pat - a Cowboy (uncredited)
 1931 Susan Lenox (Her Fall and Rise)
Irish Construction Worker (uncredited)
 1931 Up Pops the Devil
Kelly - Bootlegger (uncredited)
 1931 Seein' Injuns (Short)
 1930 Way for a Sailor
Seaman (uncredited)
 1930 True to the Navy
Sailor (uncredited)
 1930 The Ship from Shanghai
Sailor (uncredited)
 1929 Masquerade
Third Reporter
 1924 The Iron Horse
Rail Worker (uncredited)

Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Hubert M. Butler's translation of Anton Chekhov's play, "The Cherry Orchard," at the Cripplegate Theatre in England with the Ministry of Labour Dramatic Society players including Rita Gallally, Harold Dwyer, Clarice Collins, Winifred Maher, Percy Nash, and David Brain in the cast. Blake Greenwood was director.

Alternate Names:

Patrick Moriarity | Patrick Moriarty | Pat Moriarty

Did You Know?


While filming Son of Dracula, Louise Allbritton and her costar Robert Paige were constantly playing jokes on their cast mates. One day, costar Pat Moriarty and Robert Paige were filming a scene where they flip open her (Allbritton's) character's coffin. They were astonished upon opening the lid to find Allbritton inside, completely naked.

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