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Ralph Foody

Ralph Foody

American actor
Ralph Foody
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Intro American actor
Was Actor Film actor
From United States of America
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 13 November 1928, Chicago, USA
Death 21 November 1999, Lexington, USA (aged 71 years)
Star sign Scorpio
Ralph Foody
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Biography

Ralph Wesley Foody (November 13, 1928 – November 21, 1999) was an American character actor. He has several screen credits from the 1980s, but is probably best known for his bit part in the 1990 film Home Alone and its 1992 sequel as a stereotypical 1930s mobster "Johnny" in two black-and-white gangster films-within-the-films Angels with Filthy Souls and its sequel Angels with Even Filthier Souls (both are a parody of the 1938 film Angels with Dirty Faces by Warner Bros.), along with his famous catchphrases 'Keep the change ya filthy animal/Merry Christmas ya filthy animal and a Happy New Year'.

Foody also played "Det. Cragie", the alcoholic and the negligent Chicago cop in Code of Silence, as well as the police dispatcher in The Blues Brothers. He was also known for his incredible wit and was often referred to as "The Witster" on set.

He died of cancer in 1999.

Ralph Foody on the gangster film set for Home Alone.
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 24 Jun 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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https://www.ancestry.com/search/?name=Ralph_Foody&birth=1928&death=1999
https://web.archive.org/web/20150103225720/http://www.kentuckyroom.org/subject-headings/foody-ralph
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https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0285160/
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