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Jack Mullaney

Jack Mullaney

American actor
Jack Mullaney
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro American actor
Was Actor Television actor
From United States of America
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 18 September 1929, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 27 June 1982, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA (aged 52 years)
Star sign VirgoVirgo
The details


Jack Mullaney (September 18, 1929 – June 27, 1982) was an American actor. Mullaney acted in several television series and films throughout his career.

Early life

He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The 1940 United States Census shows Jack Mullaney living on Minot Avenue in the Oakley neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio.


Mullaney made his film debut in The Young Stranger in 1957. That same year he appeared as Ensign Lewis in the comedy Kiss Them for Me, starring Cary Grant.

He appeared regularly as Johnny Wallace, a bellhop, in CBS's The Ann Sothern Show (1958–1961). He also portrayed Navy Lieutenant Rex St. John in NBC's Ensign O'Toole (1962–1963). He played Hector Canfield on the CBS science-fiction comedy TV series It's About Time (1966-1967).

In the 1958 film South Pacific, based on the Rodgers and Hammerstein hit musical, he played a character affectionately known as the "Professor". He appeared as murderer Bert Rockwood on episode #227 of Lee Marvin's M Squad, titled "The Vanishing Lady," which first aired April 3, 1959, and also had a small, but important, role in the 1964 political thriller Seven Days in May. He worked in two Elvis Presley features late in the rock singers film career, 1965's Tickle Me and Spinout in 1966.


Mullaney's death, from a stroke, occurred in Hollywood, June 27, 1982, at age 51. His sister was the heir to his estate.

Television appearances

  • Men of Annapolis, syndicated series, in two episodes as Styron
  • The Ann Sothern Show
  • Ensign O'Toole with Dean Jones
  • My Living Doll with Bob Cummings and Julie Newmar
  • The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
  • It's About Time
  • Alfred Hitchcock Presents
  • George directed by Marshall Thompson
  • The Barbara Stanwyck Show as Jed Krieger in "House in Order" (1960)
  • The Law and Mr. Jones, episode "The Concert", (March 10, 1961)
  • The DuPont Show with June Allyson as Jerry in "Love on Credit" (1960) and Philip Roberts in "Our Man in Rome" (1961)
  • The Phil Silvers Show (1956, season one), "War Games," as new recruit/radio operator (uncredited)
  • That Girl, episode 18, "Many Happy Returns," as IRS auditor Leon Cobb
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