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Wally Brown

From Wikipedia Wally Brown (October 9, 1904 – November 13, 1961) was an actor, comedian, and long-time partner of Alan Carney Wally was born in Malden, Massachusetts and served as a vaudevillian. In 1942, he began his film career in Hollywood at RKO Radio Pictures with the film Petticoat Larceny. When RKO decided to emulate the comedy team Abbott and Costello he was paired with Alan Carney, creating "Brown & Carney." They premiered with the military comedies Adventures of a Rookie and its sequel Rookies in Burma. Out of their eight films together, one of their most notable films was Zombies on Broadway co-starring Bela Lugosi, a semi-sequel to Val Lewton's I Walked With a Zombie. Their contracts were terminated in 1946, after which they pursued solo careers. In the 1940s–50s, both appeared in various roles for Leslie Goodwins films. They reunited in 1961 in The Absent-Minded Professor. Wally's last years were filled with guest appearances in television, his last one in My Three Sons. He made several guest appearances on Perry Mason, including the role of murderer Harry Mitchell in the 1958 episode, "The Case of the Gilded Lily." Wally Brown had also been a regular cast member in television shows like I Married Joan, Cimarron City, and Daniel Boone. Along with Alan Carney, he was going to be given a role in It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World but died not long before filming began. He also served as a regular on The Abbott and Costello Show on radio.

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Oct 8, 1904
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Dodge City 1939-04-08
Latest Project:
Series 87th Precinct 1961-09-25
Known For
Poster of Perry Mason
Poster of Lassie
Poster of Genius at Work
Poster of Notorious
Series 87th Precinct Unknown 1961-09-25
Movie The Absent-Minded Professor Coach Elkins 1961-03-16
Series The Tall Man Unknown 1960-09-10
Series The Roaring 20's Unknown 1960-10-15
Movie Alias Jesse James Dirty Dog Bartender (uncredited) 1959-03-20
Movie Westbound Stubby 1959-04-25
Series Johnny Ringo Marshal Spencer 1959-10-02
Series Johnny Staccato Unknown 1959-09-10
Series Laramie Unknown 1959-09-15
Movie The Left Handed Gun Deputy Moon 1958-05-07
Series Wanted: Dead or Alive Unknown 1958-09-06
Series Peter Gunn Unknown 1958-09-22
Series Cimarron City Jed Fame 1958-09-27
Series Tales of Wells Fargo Ed 1957-03-18
Movie Untamed Youth Pinky, the cook 1957-03-15
Series Richard Diamond, Private Detective Unknown 1957-07-01
Series M Squad Unknown 1957-09-20
Series The Real McCoys Unknown 1957-10-03
Series Maverick Unknown 1957-09-22
Series Perry Mason Unknown 1957-09-21
Movie The Wild Dakotas McGraw 1956-02-28
Series Lassie Unknown 1954-09-12
Movie The High and the Mighty Lenny Wilby, navigator 1954-07-03
Series December Bride Unknown 1954-10-04
Series Climax! Unknown 1954-10-07
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Series City Detective Unknown 1953-09-07
Movie As Young as You Feel Horace Gallagher 1951-06-15
Movie Family Honeymoon Tom Roscoe 1948-12-06
Movie From This Day Forward Jake Beesley 1946-03-02
Movie Notorious Mr. Hopkins 1946-08-21
Movie Genius at Work Jerry Miles 1946-10-20
Movie Vacation in Reno Eddie Roberts 1946-12-10
Movie Zombies on Broadway Jerry Miles 1945-05-01
Movie Radio Stars on Parade Jerry Miles 1945-08-01
Movie Step Lively Binion 1944-07-26
Movie Seven Days Ashore Monty Stephens 1944-04-25
Movie Girl Rush Jerry Miles 1944-10-21
Movie Petticoat Larceny Sam Colfax 1943-07-17
Movie Radio Runaround Harry, Radio Station Announcer 1943-05-07
Movie The Adventures of a Rookie Jerry Miles 1943-08-19
Movie Around the World Wally 1943-11-27
Movie The Seventh Victim Durk (Uncredited) 1943-08-21
Movie Rookies in Burma Jerry Miles 1943-12-20
Movie Dodge City Cattle Auctioneer (uncredited) 1939-04-08