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Sheldon Leonard is a Actor American born on 22 february 1907 at New York City (USA)

Sheldon Leonard

Sheldon Leonard
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Birth name Sheldon Leonard Bershad
Nationality USA
Birth 22 february 1907 at New York City (USA)
Death 10 january 1997 (at 89 years) at Beverly Hills (USA)
Awards Primetime Emmy Award

Sheldon Leonard (born Sheldon Leonard Bershad; February 22, 1907 – January 11, 1997) was an American film and television producer, director, writer, and actor.

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Bess Flowers
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Frank Capra
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Jeff Corey
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Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Sheldon Leonard (59 films)

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Actor

The Brink's Job, 1h44
Directed by William Friedkin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action, Historical, Crime, Politic
Themes Heist films, Gangster films, Escroquerie
Actors Peter Falk, Peter Boyle, Allen Garfield, Warren Oates, Gena Rowlands, Paul Sorvino
Roles J. Edgar Hoover
Rating64% 3.2487053.2487053.2487053.2487053.248705
Small-time Boston crook Tony Pino (Peter Falk) tries to make a name for himself. He and his five associates pull off a robbery whenever they can. Tony and his gang easily rob over $100,000 in cash from a Brink's armored car, after which Tony disguises himself as a sparkplug salesman to get an inside look at Brink's large and so-called "impregnable fortress" headquarters in the city's North End, a company renowned for unbreachable security as a private "bank" throughout the East Coast.
Pocketful of Miracles, 2h16
Directed by Frank Capra
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action, Crime
Actors Glenn Ford, Bette Davis, Hope Lange, Arthur O'Connell, Peter Falk, Mickey Shaughnessy
Roles Steve Darcey
Rating71% 3.5991153.5991153.5991153.5991153.599115
Dave the Dude (Glenn Ford) is a successful, very superstitious New York City gangster who buys apples from street peddler Apple Annie (Bette Davis) to bring him good luck. On the eve of a very important meeting, he finds Annie terribly upset.
Guys and Dolls, 2h23
Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Musical, Crime, Romance
Themes Seafaring films, Films about music and musicians, Transport films, Musical films, Films based on plays, Films based on musicals
Actors Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra, Vivian Blaine, Robert Keith, Stubby Kaye
Roles Harry the Horse
Rating70% 3.548183.548183.548183.548183.54818
Although there are detail differences between the stage and movie versions, the plot is essentially based on the activities of New York petty criminals and professional gamblers in the late 1940s.
The Diamond Queen, 1h20
Directed by John Brahm
Origin USA
Genres Adventure, Romance
Actors Fernando Lamas, Arlene Dahl, Gilbert Roland, Sheldon Leonard, Michael Ansara, Jay Novello
Roles Mogul
Rating47% 2.355182.355182.355182.355182.35518
Adventurer and gem expert Jean Baptiste Tavernier promises a diamond to cap King Louis XIV's crown for the coronation, but the reckless haste of the king's emissary, Baron Paul de Cabannes, causes the jewel to be cut badly and ruined.
Money from Home, 1h39
Directed by George Marshall
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Musical
Themes Films about animals, Sports films, Films about horses, Horse sports in film
Actors Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Marjie Millar, Pat Crowley, Robert Strauss, Richard Haydn
Roles Jumbo Schneider
Rating62% 3.146073.146073.146073.146073.14607
New York City in the 1920s is where gambler "Honey Talk" Nelson (Dean Martin) crosses paths with bookie "Jumbo" Schneider (Sheldon Leonard). Nelson has two choices, cement shoes or "fixing" a horse race in Maryland. Naturally, Nelson heads to Maryland with his cousin Virgil Yokum (Jerry Lewis) tagging along.
Breakdown
Breakdown (1952)
, 1h16
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors Ann Richards, Anne Gwynne, Sheldon Leonard, Wally Cassell, Richard Benedict, Roy Engel
Roles Nick Sampson
Rating61% 3.0644453.0644453.0644453.0644453.064445
Framed for murder, heavyweight boxer Terry Williams (Bishop) is sent to prison, but is released after a few years on good behavior. He becomes a championship contender and then, on the eve of the big fight, finds the man who can prove that he was framed for the crime for which he served time.
Young Man with Ideas, 1h24
Directed by Mitchell Leisen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Glenn Ford, Ruth Roman, Denise Darcel, Nina Foch, Donna Corcoran, Ray Collins
Roles Rodwell 'Brick' Davis
Rating60% 3.003733.003733.003733.003733.00373
Maxwell Webster is a Montana attorney whose career isn't going as well as wife Julie feels it should be. She gets tipsy at a country club and praises her husband's work in front of colleagues, then urges him to ask boss Edmund Jethrow for a partnership. Instead, he loses his job.
Stop, You're Killing Me, 1h26
Directed by Roy Del Ruth
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy thriller
Themes Mafia films, Théâtre, Films based on plays, Gangster films
Actors Broderick Crawford, Claire Trevor, Sheldon Leonard, Virginia Gibson, Harry Morgan, Margaret Dumont
Roles Lefty
Rating62% 3.1483853.1483853.1483853.1483853.148385
The surprise appearance of four corpses interferes with a beer baron's plans to crash high society.
Behave Yourself!, 1h21
Directed by George Beck
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Crime
Actors Farley Granger, Shelley Winters, William Demarest, Francis L. Sullivan, Margalo Gillmore, Lon Chaney, Jr.
Roles Shortwave Bert
Rating55% 2.7630452.7630452.7630452.7630452.763045
Bill (Farley Granger) forgets about his anniversary, with Kate (Shelley Winters) until the last minute, when a small dog starts to follow him. From there, mayhem ensues, knocking things over; chased by the police, smugglers, counterfeiters, and murderers; and harangued by his Mother-in-law. It’s a question of who will survive to recover the goods, or live to spend it.
Come Fill The Cup, 1h53
Directed by Gordon Douglas, Don Alvarado
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about alcoholism, Films about writers, Films about journalists, Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Gangster films
Actors James Cagney, Gig Young, Phyllis Thaxter, Raymond Massey, James Gleason, Sheldon Leonard
Roles Lennie Garr
Rating69% 3.486383.486383.486383.486383.48638
Lew Marsh is a good newspaper reporter with a bad habit; he drinks too much and is fired. He also loses the woman he loves, colleague Paula Arnold, after passing out drunk one day in the street.
Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man, 1h20
Directed by Charles Lamont
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror
Themes Films based on science fiction novels, Comedy science fiction films, Comedy horror films, Buddy films
Actors Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Nancy Guild, Arthur Franz, Adele Jergens, Sheldon Leonard
Roles Boots Morgan
Rating67% 3.3992553.3992553.3992553.3992553.399255
Lou Francis (Lou Costello) and Bud Alexander (Bud Abbott) have just graduated from a private detective school. Tommy Nelson (Arthur Franz), a middleweight boxer, comes to them with their first case. Tommy recently escaped from jail after being accused of murdering his manager, and asks the duo to accompany him on a visit to his fiancée, Helen Gray (Nancy Guild). He wants her uncle, Dr. Philip Gray (Gavin Muir), to inject him with a special serum he has developed which will render Tommy invisible, and hopes to use the newfound invisibility to investigate his manager's murder and prove his innocence. Dr. Gray adamantly refuses, arguing that the serum is still unstable, recalling that the formula's discoverer John Griffin was driven insane by the formula and did not become visible again until after he was killed. However, as the police arrive Tommy injects himself with it and successfully becomes invisible. Detective Roberts (William Frawley) questions Dr. Gray and Helen while Bud and Lou search for Tommy.
The Iroquois Trail, 1h25
Directed by Phil Karlson
Origin USA
Genres War, Western
Themes Political films
Actors George Montgomery, Holmes Herbert, Brenda Marshall, Monte Blue, Glenn Langan, Sheldon Leonard
Roles Chief Ogane
Rating61% 3.055643.055643.055643.055643.05564
In 1757 the French around Montreal are poised to move south. A young American volunteer in the British Army Sergeant Tom Cutler is sent northwards carrying a dispatch which orders the garrison of Fort Williams to reinforce the vulnerable Crown Point outpost. Cutler is murdered on the way by two men acting as British scouts, one of whom is a Ogane, a French-allied Huron posing as a Mohawk. Crown Point is not relieved in time and falls to the French
My Dream Is Yours, 1h41
Directed by Michael Curtiz, Friz Freleng
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Romantic comedy, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Children's films
Actors Jack Carson, Doris Day, Lee Bowman, Adolphe Menjou, Eve Arden, S.Z. Sakall
Roles Grimes
Rating65% 3.2977353.2977353.2977353.2977353.297735
The film opens in Los Angeles, where Doug Blake (Carson) is dumped as a manager by Gary Mitchell (Bowman). He goes to New York City to find a new singer to replace Gary on the Hour of Enchantment radio show. While in New York, he discovers Martha Gibson (Day) turning records in a jukebox factory. He takes her to Los Angeles and tries to introduce her to Felix Hofer (Sakall). His efforts lead to a series of communication failures.