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John Tyrrell (II) (1900–1949)

John Tyrrell entered show business at the age of 16 as half of the vaudeville dance team of Tyrrell and Mack. The act became very successful, and for the next ten years they played engagements all over the country and secured billing as featured players in the famous revue "George White's Scandals." As vaudeville began to wane, however, Tyrrell ... See full bio »

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 1948 Best Man Wins
Dock Officer (uncredited)
 1947 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Department Head (uncredited)
 1947 The Perils of Pauline
Assistant Director (uncredited)
 1947 My Favorite Brunette
Bell Captain (uncredited)
 1947 South of the Chisholm Trail
Cashier (uncredited)
 1946 The Best Years of Our Lives
Angus - Butch's Waiter (uncredited)
 1946 The Jolson Story
Railroad Watchman (uncredited)
 1946 The Walls Came Tumbling Down
Grave Digger (uncredited)
 1946 Ain't Love Cuckoo? (Short)
Bartender (uncredited)
 1946 The Phantom Thief
Police Patrolman (uncredited)
 1946 Night Editor
Street Sweeper Driver (uncredited)
 1946 Uncivil War Birds (Short)
Union Sergeant (uncredited)
 1946 Renegades
Barfly (uncredited)
 1946 Talk About a Lady
Photographer (uncredited)
 1946 Gunning for Vengeance
New Deputy (uncredited)
 1946 Gilda
Man (uncredited)
 1946 Hiss and Yell (Short)
Policeman (uncredited)
 1946 Roaring Rangers
Townsman (uncredited)
 1946 The Notorious Lone Wolf
Pierre - the Chauffeur (uncredited)
 1946 Frontier Gunlaw
Stableman (uncredited)
 1946 A Close Call for Boston Blackie
Policeman (uncredited)
 1946 The Blonde Stayed On (Short)
Andy's Deliveryman
 1946 One Way to Love
Ticket Collector (uncredited)
 1945 Out of the Depths
 1945 A Hit with a Miss (Short)
Spud McGurn (uncredited)
 1945 Calling All Fibbers (Short)
Mr. Beebee
 1945 She Wouldn't Say Yes
Traveling Salesman on Train (uncredited)
 1945 Snafu
Assistant Director (uncredited)
 1945 Lawless Empire
Bartender Johnny (uncredited)
 1945 Micro-Phonies (Short)
Radio Station Employee with Record (uncredited)
 1945 Prison Ship
Prisoner (uncredited)
 1945 Dance, Dunce, Dance (Short)
 1945 Song of the Prairie
Liveryman (uncredited)
 1945 Blazing the Western Trail
Perkins the Clerk (uncredited)
 1945 Outlaws of the Rockies
Deputy (uncredited)
 1945 I Love a Bandleader
Cab Driver (uncredited)
 1945 If a Body Meets a Body (Short)
The Lawyer (uncredited)
 1945 Boston Blackie's Rendezvous
Mike - First Cop (uncredited)
 1945 Ten Cents a Dance
Cab Driver
 1945 The Power of the Whistler
Clerk (uncredited)
 1945 Rockin' in the Rockies
Stanton's Informant (uncredited)
 1945 Eve Knew Her Apples
Reporter (uncredited)
 1945 Escape in the Fog
Gil Brice - Plainclothesman (uncredited)
 1945 Pistol Packin' Nitwits (Short)
Gambler (uncredited)
 1945 Rough, Tough and Ready
 1945 Booby Dupes (Short)
Boat Man (uncredited)
 1945 A Guy, a Gal and a Pal
Ticket Man (uncredited)
 1945 Off Again, on Again (Short)
Department Store Clerk (uncredited)
 1945 Sing Me a Song of Texas
Neighbor (uncredited)
 1945 Sagebrush Heroes
 1945 Eadie Was a Lady
Police Sergeant (uncredited)
 1945 Youth on Trial
Policeman (uncredited)
 1945 Let's Go Steady (uncredited)
 1944 She Snoops to Conquer (Short)
Pete - Reporter (uncredited)
 1944 Meet Miss Bobby Socks
Waiter Captain (uncredited)
 1944 Carolina Blues
Stagehand (uncredited)
 1944 Dancing in Manhattan
Dishwasher (uncredited)
 1944 Heather and Yon (Short)
 1944 She's a Sweetheart
 1944 No Dough Boys (Short)
Photographer (uncredited)
 1944 The Missing Juror
Sergeant Regan (uncredited)
 1944 Cyclone Prairie Rangers
Doctor Pearson (uncredited)
 1944 Sergeant Mike
Rogers (uncredited)
 1944 One Mysterious Night
Austin (uncredited)
 1944 It's Murder (Short)
Loose LIpped Citizen (uncredited)
 1944 Strange Affair
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1944 Gents Without Cents (Short)
Manny Weeks (uncredited)
 1944 Cowboy from Lonesome River
Pop Mason (as John Tyrell)
 1944 Gold Is Where You Lose It (Short)
2nd Crook (uncredited)
 1944 Kansas City Kitty
Court Clerk (uncredited)
 1944 Cry of the Werewolf
 1944 The Soul of a Monster
Police Sergeant (uncredited)
 1944 Secret Command
Yard Messenger (uncredited)
 1944 U-Boat Prisoner
Lt. Howard (uncredited)
 1944 Pick a Peck of Plumbers (Short)
Judge / Plumbing Store Customer (uncredited)
 1944 Mr. Winkle Goes to War
Telephone Man (uncredited)
 1944 His Hotel Sweet (Short)
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1944 She's a Soldier Too
Policeman (uncredited)
 1944 Stars on Parade
Soldier (uncredited)
 1944 Once Upon a Time
Theatre Usher (uncredited)
 1944 Crazy Like a Fox (Short)
David Tobasco (uncredited)
 1944 Girl in the Case
Man in Getaway Car (uncredited)
 1944 Oh, Baby! (Short)
Expectant Father (uncredited)
 1944 Jam Session
Director (uncredited)
 1944 Hey, Rookie
Soldier (uncredited)
 1944 Defective Detectives (Short)
Policeman (uncredited)
 1944 Cover Girl
Jim - Electrician (uncredited)
 1944 Busy Buddies (Short)
Referee (uncredited)
 1944 His Tale Is Told (Short)
Pedestrian (uncredited)
 1944 Sailor's Holiday
Guard (uncredited)
 1944 The Ghost That Walks Alone
Police Sgt. Hurd (uncredited)
 1944 Cowboy Canteen
Jeep Driver (uncredited)
 1944 Crash Goes the Hash (Short)
Bruised Newshawk (uncredited)
 1944 Beautiful But Broke
Sergeant with Dog / Radio Voice Announcing Duck Season (uncredited)
 1944 Doctor, Feel My Pulse (Short)
Man in Hall (uncredited)
 1944 The Racket Man
Pinky (uncredited)
 1944 To Heir Is Human (Short)
Dr. I. M. Calm, who isn't
 1943 A Gem of a Jam (Short)
Joe--Crook (uncredited)
 1943 Cowboy in the Clouds
Mack Judd
 1943/I There's Something About a Soldier
Major (uncredited)
 1943 Silver City Raiders
Land Recorder (uncredited)
 1943 You Dear Boy! (Short)
Asa Sprunt, Justice of the Peace
 1943 Is Everybody Happy?
Caller (uncredited)
 1943 My Kingdom for a Cook
Man in Washroom (uncredited)
 1943 The Chance of a Lifetime
Driver (uncredited)
 1943 Garden of Eatin' (Short)
Truck Driver (uncredited)
 1943 A Rookie's Cookie (Short)
 1943 Dangerous Blondes
Photographer (uncredited)
 1943 Passport to Suez
Wembley Agent (uncredited)
 1943 Destroyer
Marine (uncredited)
 1943 Robin Hood of the Range
Tollkeeper (uncredited)
 1943 What's Buzzin', Cousin?
Henchman (uncredited)
 1943 Law of the Northwest
 1943 Murder in Times Square
Elevator Operator (uncredited)
 1943 Let's Have Fun
Jimmy Wood
 1943 Dizzy Detectives (Short)
Mr. Dill (uncredited)
 1943 The Fighting Buckaroo
Doc Carson (uncredited)
 1943 A Blitz on the Fritz (Short)
Spy Gang Member (uncredited)
 1943 One Dangerous Night
Attendant (uncredited)
 1943 They Stooge to Conga (Short)
German Officer / Telephone Customer #4 (uncredited)
 1942 A Tornado in the Saddle
Elmer - Desk Clerk (uncredited)
 1942 A Night to Remember
Martin - Headwaiter (uncredited)
 1942 Underground Agent
Assistant (uncredited)
 1942 Boston Blackie Goes Hollywood
Steve (uncredited)
 1942 Stand By All Networks
Watchman (uncredited)
 1942 The Spirit of Stanford
Reporter (uncredited)
 1942 Lucky Legs
Dance Director (uncredited)
 1942 The Talk of the Town
Townsman at Ballgame (uncredited)
 1942 Vengeance of the West
Bartender (uncredited)
 1942 Bad Men of the Hills
Stage Driver Witness (uncredited)
 1942 Sabotage Squad
Robert Fuller
 1942 Blondie for Victory
Soldier Chasing Dagwood (uncredited)
 1942 Parachute Nurse
Sgt. Tyrrell (uncredited)
 1942 Three Smart Saps (Short)
Warden Stevens
 1942 All Work and No Pay (Short)
Ship's Captain (uncredited)
 1942 Flight Lieutenant
Officer (uncredited)
 1942 Olaf Laughs Last (Short)
Kidnapper; Waiter
 1942 Submarine Raider
Blake (uncredited)
 1942 Sweetheart of the Fleet
 1942 How Spry I Am (Short)
 1942 Hello, Annapolis
Male Nurse (uncredited)
 1942 What's the Matador? (Short)
Shamus O'Brien (uncredited)
 1942 Alias Boston Blackie
Tom - Police Ambulance Attendant (uncredited)
 1942 Tramp, Tramp, Tramp!
 1942 Canal Zone
'Red' Connors - Mechanic
 1942 Raiders of the Range
Henchman (uncredited)
 1942 Shut My Big Mouth
Salesman (uncredited)
 1942 Bullets for Bandits
Townsman (uncredited)
 1942 The Man Who Returned to Life
Postmaster Hibbard (uncredited)
 1942 Cadets on Parade
Reporter (uncredited)
 1942 West of Tombstone
Stage Passenger (uncredited)
 1942 Loco Boy Makes Good (Short)
Waldo Twitchell
 1942 The Lone Star Vigilantes
Soldier (uncredited)
 1941 Bedtime Story
Baggage Man (uncredited)
 1941 Sweet Spirits of Nighter (Short)
Thief (uncredited)
 1941 Harvard, Here I Come!
 1941 Riders of the Badlands
Newspaper Reporter (uncredited)
 1941 Honolulu Lu
Duffy (uncredited)
 1941 Confessions of Boston Blackie
First Intern (uncredited)
 1941 Some More of Samoa (Short)
The Gardener (uncredited)
 1941 Secrets of the Lone Wolf
Toledo Patterson (uncredited)
 1941 Lovable Trouble (Short)
 1941 Three Girls About Town
Reporter (uncredited)
 1941 In the Sweet Pie and Pie (Short)
Williams--Butler (uncredited)
 1941 The Officer and the Lady
Harry (uncredited)
 1941 The Stork Pays Off
Lefty (uncredited)
 1941 General Nuisance (Short)
Delegate's Aide (uncredited)
 1941 Prairie Stranger
Bartender (uncredited)
 1941 Harmon of Michigan
Game Spectator Razzing Harmon (uncredited)
 1941 Half Shot at Sunrise (Short)
Taxicab Driver (uncredited)
 1941 Mystery Ship
 1941 The Richest Man in Town
Ozzie Williams
 1941 The Son of Davy Crockett
Townsman (uncredited)
 1941 The Medico of Painted Springs
Bartender (uncredited)
 1941 Hands Across the Rockies
Stage Passenger (uncredited)
 1941 All the World's a Stooge (Short)
Building Manager (uncredited)
 1941 The Ring and the Belle (Short)
Health Club Manager (uncredited)
 1941 The Big Boss
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1941 Penny Serenade
Press Operator (uncredited)
 1941 Under Age
 1941 Black Eyes and Blues (Short)
2nd Train Station Clerk
 1941 Glove Affair (Short)
Policeman (uncredited)
 1941 Yumpin' Yimminy! (Short)
Sam - the Tailor (uncredited)
 1941 The Lone Wolf Takes a Chance
Police Sergeant (uncredited)
 1941 Meet Boston Blackie
Freak Show Doorman (uncredited)
 1941 So Long Mr. Chumps (Short)
B.O. Davis / Lone Wolf Louie (uncredited)
 1941 The Devil Commands
Postmaster (uncredited)
 1941 White Eagle
Henchman (uncredited)
 1941 The Watchman Takes a Wife (Short)
Angry Passenger
 1940 Boobs in Arms (Short)
Enemy Officer (uncredited)
 1940 The Phantom Submarine
 1940 This Thing Called Love
Ship radio operator (uncredited)
 1940 His Ex Marks the Spot (Short)
Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
 1940 Thundering Frontier
Bartender Mac
 1940 Blondes and Blunders (Short)
Detective at Hotel (uncredited)
 1940 The Lone Wolf Keeps a Date
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1940 Girls Under 21
 1940 A Bundle of Bliss (Short)
Interior Decorator
 1940 Blondie Plays Cupid
Reed - a Workman (uncredited)
 1940 No Census, No Feeling (Short)
Napping Man (uncredited)
 1940 Angels Over Broadway
2nd Waiter (uncredited)
 1940 Glamour for Sale
Snapper (uncredited)
 1940 The Spook Speaks (Short)
Mordini's Assistant (uncredited)
 1940 Before I Hang
Sanders (uncredited)
 1940 From Nurse to Worse (Short)
Anesthetist (uncredited)
 1940 The Durango Kid
Hank Banning (uncredited)
 1940 The Secret Seven
Candy (uncredited)
 1940 Fireman, Save My Choo Choo (Short)
 1940 Military Academy
Starter #1 (uncredited)
 1940 Girls of the Road
First Deputy (uncredited)
 1940 Nutty But Nice (Short)
Dr. Lyman (uncredited)
 1940 Island of Doomed Men
Durkin - Prisoner (uncredited)
 1940 Men Without Souls
Chuck (uncredited)
 1940 The Man from Tumbleweeds
Ranch Henchman (uncredited)
 1940 A Plumbing We Will Go (Short)
Judge Hadley (uncredited)
 1940 Blazing Six Shooters
 1940 Pardon My Berth Marks (Short)
Train Passenger (uncredited)
 1940 Rockin' Thru the Rockies (Short)
Indian (uncredited)
 1940 Convicted Woman
Bart (uncredited)
 1940 Nothing But Pleasure (Short)
Car Salesman in Detroit (uncredited)
 1940 You Nazty Spy! (Short)
Mr. Bones / Train Conductor (uncredited)
 1940 Cafe Hostess
Bartender (uncredited)
 1939 My Son Is Guilty
Whitey Morris
 1939 Andy Clyde Gets Spring Chicken (Short)
Dance Instructor
 1939 Blondie Brings Up Baby
1st Dogcatcher (uncredited)
 1939 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1939 Scandal Sheet
 1939 Taming of the West
Cheated Gambler (uncredited)
 1939 Those High Grey Walls
Convict (uncredited)
 1939 Skinny the Moocher (Short)
1st Detective (uncredited)
 1939 Konga, the Wild Stallion
Pilot (uncredited)
 1939 The Man They Could Not Hang
Juror Sutton
 1939 Coast Guard
Chief Petty Officer (uncredited)
 1939 Behind Prison Gates
Martin (uncredited)
 1939 Overland with Kit Carson
Captain Gilbert (Chs. 8-10)
 1939 Rattling Romeo (Short)
Mr. Burt
 1939 Good Girls Go to Paris
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1939 Missing Daughters
Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 Mandrake, the Magician
Dirk - Henchman
 1939 Outside These Walls
Ford, Circulation Man (uncredited)
 1939 A Star Is Shorn (Short)
Director (uncredited)
 1939 First Offenders
Lew Haskell
 1939 Romance of the Redwoods
Jensen (uncredited)
 1939 The Sap Takes a Wrap (Short)
Matt Martini (uncredited)
 1939 We Want Our Mummy (Short)
Thug in Egyptian Garb (uncredited)
 1939 My Son Is a Criminal
 1939 Flying G-Men
 1939 The Lone Wolf Spy Hunt
Henchman (uncredited)
 1939 North of Shanghai
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1939 Three Little Sew and Sews (Short)
Lieutenant on Ship (uncredited)
 1939 Homicide Bureau
Jim Henderson - Pool Room Proprietor (uncredited)
 1938 Smashing the Spy Ring
 1938 Pie a la Maid (Short)
Romeo Kelly aka Speed
 1938 Home on the Rage (Short)
Doctor (uncredited)
 1938 Rio Grande
Bartender (uncredited)
 1938 The Spider's Web
Grafton - Henchman
 1938 Juvenile Court
Dutch Adams (uncredited)
 1938 You Can't Take It with You
Strongarm Man (uncredited)
 1938 Not Guilty Enough (Short)
 1938 South of Arizona
Bartender (uncredited)
 1938 West of Cheyenne
Bartender Trigger
 1938 Highway Patrol
Thug (uncredited)
 1938 The Main Event
 1938 Law of the Plains
 1938 Call of the Rockies
Henchman Swale
 1938 When G-Men Step In
Sourpuss (uncredited)
 1938 Women in Prison
Jerry Banks
 1937 The Shadow
Mr. Moreno
 1937 Submarine D-1
Sailor (uncredited)
 1937 The Awful Truth
Hank (uncredited)
 1937 The Game That Kills
 1937 The Big Squirt (Short)
Driver (uncredited)
 1937 It Happened in Hollywood
Burt (uncredited)
 1937 A Dangerous Adventure
Freight Clerk (uncredited)
 1937 A Fight to the Finish
Bud (uncredited)
 1937 Girls Can Play
Danny Maschio
 1937 The Frame-Up
Soapy Connor (as Johnny Tyrrell)
 1937 Criminals of the Air
Bill Morris
 1937 I Promise to Pay
1st Steerer (uncredited)
 1937 Motor Madness
Pete Bailey
 1937 Find the Witness
Jackson (as Johnny Tyrrell)
 1936 Counterfeit Lady
 1936 Lady from Nowhere
Henchman Nick
 1936 Three Smart Girls
Judson's Trainer #2 (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1936 Born to Dance
Reporter (uncredited)
 1936 The Cowboy Star
Party Butler (uncredited)
 1936 Come Closer, Folks
Pitchman (uncredited)
 1936 Legion of Terror
Feeney (as John Tyrell)
 1936 End of the Trail
Bugler Joe (uncredited)
 1936 Adventure in Manhattan
Reporter (uncredited)
 1936 Two-Fisted Gentleman
Man in Lunch Wagon
 1936 Blackmailer
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
 1936 The Final Hour
'Squirt' Olsen (uncredited)
 1936 Bullets or Ballots
Red (uncredited)
 1936 Devil's Squadron
Mechanic (uncredited)
 1936 Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
Reporter (uncredited)
 1936 Pride of the Marines
Sergeant (uncredited)
 1936 The Music Goes 'Round
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1936 Dangerous Intrigue
Clerk (uncredited)
 1935 If You Could Only Cook
Reporter (uncredited)
 1935 Too Tough to Kill
Henchman (uncredited)
 1935 Three Little Beers (Short)
Golfer (uncredited)
 1935 The Public Menace
Photographer (uncredited)
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