Garry Owen (actor)

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Garry Owen
Garry Owen The Admiral Was a Lady (1950).jpg
Owen in The Admiral Was a Lady (1950)
Born(1902-02-18)February 18, 1902
DiedJune 1, 1951(1951-06-01) (aged 49)
Hollywood, California, U.S.
Resting place Chapel of the Pines Crematory, Los Angeles, California
Years active1933–1952

Garry Owen (February 18, 1902 – June 1, 1951) was an American actor, best known for his role as the taxi driver in Arsenic and Old Lace . [1] He appeared in more than 185 films between 1933 and 1952. [2] [ better source needed ]



1933 Child of Manhattan Buddy(as Gary Owen)
1933 Hold Your Man Slim
1933 Flying Devils Carnival Ticket SellerUncredited
1933Knee Deep in MusicShort
1933 Stage Mother Jerry - StagehandUncredited
1933 Saturday's Millions Football AnnouncerUncredited
1933 The Prizefighter and the Lady Jake - Fight PromoterUncredited
1933 Havana Widows Sphinx Club CroupierUncredited
1933 Son of a Sailor Sailor JohnsonUncredited
1934 Bombay Mail Cuthbert Neal
1934 Good Dame Taxi DriverUncredited
1934 The Thin Man DetectiveUncredited
1934 Little Miss Marker Grinder(as Gary Owen)
1934 The Girl from Missouri Sailor Cupick - Kitty's DateUncredited
1934Contented CalvesBreezy - PhotographerShort (as Gary Owen)
1934 Death on the Diamond In-Studio Radio AnnouncerUncredited
1934 No Ransom Archie DeWitt
1934 Evelyn Prentice Reporter #2Uncredited
1934 The Gay Bride ReporterUncredited
1935 Times Square Lady Newspaper ReporterUncredited
1935 Hold 'Em Yale LavertyUncredited
1935 Let 'Em Have It IkeUncredited
1935 People Will Talk Second ReporterUncredited
1935 Red Salute Gas Station AttendantUncredited
1935 Special Agent Carston's HenchmanUncredited
1935 O'Shaughnessy's Boy (scenes deleted)
1935 I Live My Life Elevator OperatorUncredited
1935Top FlatGarry, Patsy's friendShort (as Gary Owen)
1936 Ceiling Zero Mike Owens
1936 Boulder Dam Dam WorkerUncredited
1936 The Country Doctor JerryUncredited
1936 Florida Special Joe
1936 Bullets or Ballots The SpotterUncredited
1936 The Return of Sophie Lang 'Nosey' Schwartz
1936 Rose Bowl AnnouncerUncredited
1936 The Case of the Black Cat Paul Drake
1936 King of Hockey Jitters McCarthy, the Referee
1937 Devil's Playground Radio ManUncredited
1937 Don't Tell the Wife Motorcycle PolicemanUncredited
1937 Racketeers in Exile Sy
1937 King of Gamblers FredUncredited
1937 San Quentin Dopey
1937 Bad Guy Ned Burns - GamblerUncredited
1937 Double or Nothing Process ServerUncredited
1937 My Dear Miss Aldrich PolicemanUncredited
1937 This Way Please ReporterUncredited
1937 You're Only Young Once GuideUncredited
1937 True Confession Tony Krauch
1938 Start Cheering Gas Station AttendantUncredited
1938 Dangerous to Know Mike Tookey - ChauffeurUncredited
1938 Test Pilot PilotUncredited
1938 Wide Open Faces Pineapple
1938 Call of the Yukon Conner
1938 Men with Wings ReporterUncredited
1938 The Crowd Roars Cain's HenchmanUncredited
1938 Heart of the North Tom 'Tommy' Ryan
1939 Idiot's Delight Newsstand VendorUncredited
1939 Made for Each Other Denver Radio OperatorUncredited
1939 Within the Law Jenks' AssociateUncredited
1939 You Can't Get Away with Murder 'Lock' Man - InventorUncredited
1939 Lucky Night Willie Smith - the BanditUncredited
1939 Naughty but Nice BartenderUncredited
1939 The Angels Wash Their Faces Driver Whose Car Hit SleepyUncredited
1939 Dust Be My Destiny MilkmanUncredited
1939 A Child Is Born First Drugstore ClerkUncredited
1940 Women Without Names ReporterUncredited
1940 Grandpa Goes to Town Muggsy
1940 City for Conquest ReporterUncredited
1941 High Sierra Joe - Velma's GuestUncredited
1941 Footsteps in the Dark Horatio JacksonUncredited
1941 Meet John Doe Sign PainterUncredited
1941 The Devil and Miss Jones Drug Store ClerkUncredited
1941 The Wagons Roll at Night Gus
1941 Affectionately Yours Taxi DriverUncredited
1941 Blondie in Society The CarpenterUncredited
1941Here Comes the CavalrySergeant HookerShort
1941 You'll Never Get Rich Robert's GuardUncredited
1941 Sailors on Leave Thompson
1941 Appointment for Love ReporterUncredited
1942 Yankee Doodle Dandy Army ClerkUncredited
1942 Lady in a Jam ManUncredited
1942 The Pride of the Yankees Scorecard VendorUncredited
1942 The Gay Sisters Elevator RepairmanVoice, uncredited
1942 A Night to Remember MailmanUncredited
1943 Slightly Dangerous DetectiveUncredited
1943 Watch on the Rhine Taxi DriverUncredited
1943 Whistling in Brooklyn Taxi Driver #2Uncredited
1943 The Woman of the Town Alhambra DealerUncredited
1944 Timber Queen Taxi Cab DriverUncredited
1944 Andy Hardy's Blonde Trouble Taxi Driver #3Uncredited
1944 Once Upon a Time Man Spouting PoetryUncredited
1944 Song of the Open Road Assistant DirectorUncredited
1944 Arsenic and Old Lace Taxi Driver
1944 Something for the Boys Corporal O'NeillUncredited
1944 The Thin Man Goes Home Pool PlayerUncredited
1944 Nothing But Trouble ClerkUncredited
1944 Music for Millions Soldier WaiterUncredited
1945 Roughly Speaking BarberUncredited
1945 Without Love SoldierUncredited
1945 The Clock Bus Fare CollectorUncredited
1945The Last InstallmentJakeShort, Uncredited
1945 The Phantom Speaks Louis Fabian
1945 Honeymoon Ahead AnnouncerUncredited
1945 Captain Eddie ReporterUncredited
1945 Anchors Aweigh 2nd Soldier at USOUncredited
1945 Incendiary Blonde Garry - Dance DirectorUncredited
1945 Ziegfeld Follies 1st Subway Policeman('Limehouse Blues'), Uncredited
1945 Mildred Pierce Policeman on PierUncredited
1945 Week-End at the Waldorf Taxi DriverUncredited
1945 Abbott and Costello in Hollywood Director's AssistantUncredited
1945 Fallen Angel WaiterUncredited
1945 The Tiger Woman Bartender
1945 Adventure JabboUnconfirmed
1946 Up Goes Maisie Elevator OperatorUncredited
1946 A Letter for Evie FiremanUncredited
1946 Idea Girl HowardUncredited
1946 Crime of the Century Taxi Driver
1946 The Hoodlum Saint Cop Arresting Snarp at PoolroomUncredited
1946 The Postman Always Rings Twice Truck DriverUncredited
1946 Our Hearts Were Growing Up BellboyUncredited
1946 Night and Day JoerUncredited
1946 Courage of Lassie Cook Swenson - Sailor helping SmittyUncredited
1946 Notorious Motorcycle PolicemanUncredited
1946 The Missing Lady Johnson(scenes deleted)
1946 The Killers Joe SmalleyUncredited
1946 Two Years Before the Mast Rough SailorUncredited
1946 Three Wise Fools Uncredited
1946 No Leave, No Love Military Policeman at Union StationUncredited
1946 The Dark Mirror Franklin(as Gary Owen)
1946 Lady Chaser Herman
1946 Gallant Bess 'Doc' the Pharmacist MateUncredited
1946 Swell Guy Ernie - the Cab DriverUncredited
1946 It's a Wonderful Life Bill-PosterUncredited
1947 Blondie's Big Moment Cab DriverUncredited
1947 Dead Reckoning ReporterUncredited
1947 My Brother Talks to Horses The Chestnut's HandlerUncredited
1947 My Favorite Brunette ReporterUncredited
1947 Millie's Daughter Ticket AgentUncredited
1947 It Happened on 5th Avenue DetectiveUncredited
1947 The Long Night Library LecturerUncredited
1947 That's My Man WorkerUncredited
1947 The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer Tom - Cop at AirportUncredited
1947 Driftwood Gas Station AttendantUncredited
1947 Magic Town Cigar Counter ClerkUncredited
1947 The Flame Detective
1947 It Had to Be You Second Cab DriverUncredited
1948 I Love Trouble GusUncredited
1948 My Girl Tisa PolicemanUncredited
1948 The Bride Goes Wild Joe(scenes deleted)
1948 The Inside Story Jim - Bank TellerUncredited
1948 Here Comes Trouble Sports EditorUncredited
1948 The Big Clock Cab DriverUncredited
1948 State of the Union BrooklyniteUncredited
1948 Money Madness Vance - ReporterUncredited
1948 On an Island with You ReporterUncredited
1948 The Fuller Brush Man CreamyUncredited
1948 The Checkered Coat Prince
1948 A Southern Yankee Confederate SoldierUncredited
1948 Sorry, Wrong Number Bingo CallerUncredited
1948 Good Sam Taxi DriverUncredited
1948 The Return of October CharlieUncredited
1948 Let's Live a Little Elevator-StarterUncredited
1949 Criss Cross JohnnyUncredited
1949 Act of Violence Auto Rental Co. AttendantUncredited
1949 Knock on Any Door Larry - BarberUncredited
1949 I Cheated the Law Jerry
1949 The Life of Riley Bill CollectorUncredited
1949 The Stratton Story Cab DriverUncredited
1949 The Crooked Way Man from Green Acres Mortuary
1949 Flamingo Road MailmanUncredited
1949 Manhandled Police PhotographerUncredited
1949 Too Late for Tears Police Officer at SwitchboardUncredited
1949 Mighty Joe Young Second BartenderUncredited
1949 The Doctor and the Girl PatientUncredited
1949 Bride for Sale AlUncredited
1949 A Kiss for Corliss Cop at ArchersUncredited
1950 The Flying Saucer Bartender at Ernie's
1950 The File on Thelma Jordon BailiffUncredited
1950 The Good Humor Man Elevator StarterUncredited
1950 The Yellow Cab Man Demolition EngineerUncredited
1950 Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Town Bubble-ola Delivery ManUncredited
1950 Riding High HarryUncredited
1950 The Admiral Was a Lady Watson Jones (private detective)
1950 The Milkman Irving
1951 Two Tickets to Broadway Bus Passenger Behind SailorUncredited
1952 Scandal Sheet Bum in Heeney's BarUncredited, (final film role)

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