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Don Haggerty

Don Haggerty (b. July 3, 1914, Poughkeepsie, New York – d. August 19, 1988, Cocoa Beach, Florida) was an American film actor appearing in films in the 1940s and 1950s.  Before entering films in 1947, Haggerty was a Brown University athlete and served in the US military. Usually cast as tough policemen or cowboys, he appeared in a number of memorable films including Sands of Iwo Jima (1949), The Asphalt Jungle (1951), Angels in the Outfield (1951) and The Narrow Margin. The B-movie actor continued to appear in films until the early 1980s. In the 1955-1956 season, he appeared as the outlaw Sam Bass in an episode of Jim Davis's syndicated Stories of the Century. In 1956-1957, Haggerty appeared as Sheriff Elder in Rod Cameron's syndicated western-themed crime drama, State Trooper. He appeared at this time in three episodes of the syndicated western 26 Men about the Arizona Rangers. In 1959, he guest starred in Bruce Gordon's docudrama about the Cold War, Behind Closed Doors. In 1960, Haggerty guest starred on the NBC crime drama Dan Raven starring Skip Homeier. He also appeared as Joe Wine in the 1961 episode "Alien Entry" of the syndicated series The Blue Angels. About this time, he also appeared in the episode "The Green Gamblers" of the crime drama The Brothers Brannagan.

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Jul 3, 1914 In Poughkeepsie, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Back Door to Heaven 1939-04-19
Latest Project:
Movie The Resurrection of Zachary Wheeler 1971-11-30
Known For
Movie Dirty Harry Minor Role (uncredited) 1971-07-14
Movie The Resurrection of Zachary Wheeler Jake 1971-11-30
Movie The Night of the Grizzly Sam Podds 1966-04-20
Movie The Great Sioux Massacre Senator Blaine 1965-04-25
Movie The Loved One Haggerty 1965-10-11
Movie Seven Ways from Sundown Dick Durton 1960-09-25
Movie The Gunfight at Dodge City Sheriff Jim Regan 1959-05-01
Movie Blood Arrow Gabe 1958-03-31
Movie Cattle Empire Ralph Hamilton 1958-04-28
Movie Some Came Running Ted Harperspoon (uncredited) 1958-12-18
Movie Chain of Evidence Det. Sgt. Mike Duncan 1957-01-06
Movie Spoilers of the Forest Williams the Ranger (uncredited) 1957-04-04
Movie Footsteps in the Night Detective Sergeant Mike Duncan 1957-04-14
Movie Back from the Dead John Mitchell 1957-08-12
Movie Crashing Las Vegas Tony Murlock 1956-04-27
Movie Somebody Up There Likes Me Prison Guard (uncredited) 1956-07-04
Movie Calling Homicide Det. Sgt. Mike Duncan 1956-09-30
Movie An Annapolis Story Prentiss 1955-04-10
Movie Air Strike Richard Huggins 1955-05-06
Movie Texas Lady Sheriff Herndon 1955-11-23
Movie The Private War of Major Benson Harold Hibler 1955-08-02
Movie Loophole Neil Sanford 1954-03-28
Movie The Rocket Man Officer Mike O'Brien 1954-04-01
Movie Phantom Stallion Foreman Gil 1954-02-10
Movie Cry Vengeance Lt. Pat Ryan 1954-11-24
Movie Naked Alibi Matt Matthews 1954-10-01
Movie Return from the Sea Tompkins 1954-07-28
Movie Roar of the Crowd Chuck Baylor 1953-05-31
Movie Hannah Lee: An American Primitive Bill Crashaw 1953-07-13
Movie Bronco Buster Dobie Carson 1952-05-01
Movie Quebec Col. Jean Durossac 1951-03-15
Movie Cause for Alarm Mr. Russell 1951-03-30
Movie Spoilers of the Plains Ben Rix 1951-02-02
Movie Rhubarb Policeman (uncredited) 1951-08-29
Movie Lost Planet Airmen Tony Dirken 1951-07-25
Movie Angels in the Outfield Rube Ronson 1951-10-19
Movie The Sundowners Sheriff Elmer Gall 1950-02-02
Movie Sands of Iwo Jima Colonel in Staff Car (uncredited) 1950-01-01
Movie The Kid from Texas Morgan 1950-03-01
Movie Storm Over Wyoming The Marshal 1950-04-22
Movie The Vanishing Westerner Henchman Art 1950-03-30
Movie Vigilante Hideout Jim Benson 1950-08-06
Movie Armored Car Robbery Detective Driving Final Pursuit Car 1950-06-08
Movie Rustlers Rancher 1949-03-03
Movie King of the Rocket Men Tony Dirken 1949-06-08
Movie The Crooked Way Hood 1949-04-22
Movie Silent Conflict Rancher #2 1948-03-19
Movie The Dead Don't Dream Deputy Sheriff 1948-04-30
Movie Angel in Exile Deputy Sheriff 1948-10-20
Movie Sinister Journey Harmon Roberts 1948-06-11
Movie Pitfall District Attorney's Man 1948-08-11
Movie USS VD: Ship of Shame Ship Officer (uncredited) 1942-01-02
Movie Back Door to Heaven Jail Guard at Desk (uncredited) 1939-04-19