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Overview (4)

Born in Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA  (emphysema)
Birth NameWalter Lawrence Burke
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Highly recognizable Irish-American character actor whose small stature and wizened features made him resemble a leprechaun (a role which he played on more than one occasion). Probably best known as Willie Stark's bodyguard in All the King's Men (1949).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Trivia (4)

Began his career on the Broadway stage as a child actor. He appeared in plays such as "Up in Central Park" and "Major Barbara".
Had a horse ranch in Monroe County, Pennsylvania.
Often cast as henchmen or Runyonesque gangsters.
Worked as an acting coach in the 1970's.

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