Joe Flynn (I) (1924–1974)


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Born on November 8, 1924, in Youngstown, Ohio and after attending Northwestern University, Flynn began his entertainment career as a ventriloquist and as a radio performer. During World War II, he served in the Army's Special Services Branch (formerly the Morale Branch) entertaining the troops in the United States. After the war, Flynn moved to ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Rescuers Mr. Snoops
(1977)
(1975)
McHale's Navy Captain Wallace B. Binghamton / Seaman Smoot
(1962-1966)
(1969)

Filmography

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 1977 The Rescuers
Mr. Snoops (voice)
 1975 The Strongest Man in the World
Dean Higgins
 1973 Superdad
Cyrus Hershberger
 1973 The Magician (TV Series)
George Blaisdell
- The Man Who Lost Himself (1973) ... George Blaisdell
 1973 The Girl Most Likely to... (TV Movie)
Dr. Green
 1973 Faraday and Company (TV Series)
Banjo Hawkins
- A Wheelbarrow Full of Trouble (1973) ... Banjo Hawkins
 1973 The Barbara Eden Show (TV Short)
Brad Newton
 1973 The Toy Game (TV Movie)
Bradford Newton
 1973 Prologue to Wounded Knee
Chief Deputy Moody
 1967-1972 Insight (TV Series)
TV Talk Show Host / Tom
- Killer (1972) ... TV Talk Show Host
- Stranger in My Shoes (1967) ... Tom
 1972 Now You See Him, Now You Don't
Dean Higgins
 1972 Cat and Mouse (Video Game)
Cat (voice)
 1972 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Morton Silkline (segment "The Funeral")
- Green Fingers/The Funeral/The Tune in Dan's Cafe (1972) ... Morton Silkline (segment "The Funeral")
 1969-1971 Love, American Style (TV Series) (segment "Love and the Eskimo's Wife") / Dad (segment "Love and the Mixed Marriage") / Walter (segment "Love and the Shower")
- Love and Mother/Love and the Dummies/Love and the Athlete/Love and the Shower (1969) ... Walter (segment "Love and the Shower")
 1971 Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series)
Ralph Marsden
- Night of the Red Dog (1971) ... Ralph Marsden
 1971 Amateur's Guide to Love (TV Movie)
Host
 1971 The Million Dollar Duck
Finley Hooper
 1971 The Barefoot Executive
Francis X. Wilbanks
 1971 How to Frame a Figg
Kermit Sanderson
 1970 That Girl (TV Series)
Uncle Herbert Marie
- An Uncle Herbert for All Seasons (1970) ... Uncle Herbert Marie
 1970 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Stu
- The Glory Shouter (1970) ... Stu
 1969-1970 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series)
P.J. Applegate / Mayor Philbrick / Major Philbrick
- The Wacky Zoo of Morgan City: Part 2 (1970) ... Mayor Philbrick
- The Wacky Zoo of Morgan City: Part 1 (1970) ... Major Philbrick
- My Dog, the Thief: Part 2 (1969) ... P.J. Applegate
- My Dog, the Thief: Part 1 (1969) ... P.J. Applegate
 1970 The Tim Conway Show (TV Series)
Herbert T. Kenworth
- Episode #1.12 (1970) ... Herbert T. Kenworth
- Episode #1.11 (1970) ... Herbert T. Kenworth
- Episode #1.10 (1970) ... Herbert T. Kenworth
- High and the Blighty (1970) ... Herbert T. Kenworth
- Up, Up and Away (1970) ... Herbert T. Kenworth
 1970 The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (TV Series)
George Turner
- Not So Faust (1970) ... George Turner
 1969 Vernon's Volunteers (TV Movie)
The Mayor
 1969 The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes
Dean Higgins
 1969 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series)
Store Manager
 1969 Family Affair (TV Series)
Fred Wallace
- My Man, the Star (1969) ... Fred Wallace
 1968 The Love Bug
Havershaw
 1968 I Dream of Jeannie (TV Series)
Dr. Corbett
- Dr. Bellows Goes Sane (1968) ... Dr. Corbett
 1968 Blondie (TV Series)
Bryan Hathaway
- Dagwood the Wheeler Dealer (1968) ... Bryan Hathaway
 1967 Ready and Willing (TV Movie)
Sergeant Joe Ready
 1967 Divorce American Style
Lionel Blandsforth
 1967 Laredo (TV Series)
Professor
- Walk Softly (1967) ... Professor
 1967 Captain Nice (TV Series)
Dr. John Edgars
- Don't Take Any Wooden Indians (1967) ... Dr. John Edgars
 1966 Batman (TV Series)
Benton Bellgoody
- The Bat's Kow Tow (1966) ... Benton Bellgoody (uncredited)
- The Cat's Meow (1966) ... Benton Bellgoody (uncredited)
 1962-1966 McHale's Navy (TV Series)
Captain Wallace B. Binghamton / Seaman Smoot
- Wally for Congress (1966) ... Captain Wallace B. Binghamton
- Binghamton at 20 Paces (1966) ... Captain Wallace B. Binghamton
- An Ensign's Best Friend (1966) ... Captain Wallace B. Binghamton
- The McHale Grand Prix (1966) ... Captain Wallace B. Binghamton
- Who Was That German I Saw You With? (1966) ... Captain Wallace B. Binghamton
 1965 McHale's Navy Joins the Air Force
Captain Wallace B. Binghamton
 1965 Karen (TV Series)
Sam Flint
- The Karen Babysitter (1965) ... Sam Flint
 1964 McHale's Navy
Captain Wallace B. Binghamton
 1963 Channing (TV Series)
Mr. Varnkahl
- A Doll's House with Pompoms and Trophies (1963) ... Mr. Varnkahl
 1959-1963 The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (TV Series)
Mr. Kelley / Captain Middleton / Charlie / ...
- Dave's Law Office (1963) ... Mr. Kelley
- Losing Miss Edwards (1962) ... Mr. Kelley
- Mrs. Bradford's Recipe (1962) ... Mr. Kelley
- Client's Daughter (1962) ... Mr. Kelley
- David Goes Back to Work (1961) ... Mr. Kelley
 1963 Son of Flubber
Rex Williams (uncredited)
 1962 Zelda (TV Movie)
 1962 McKeever and the Colonel (TV Series)
Major Harmon
- The Bugle Sounds (1962) ... Major Harmon
 1959-1962 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Drummer / Onie Becker
- The Hunger (1962) ... Drummer
- The F.U. (1959) ... Onie Becker
 1962 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Barber
- The Phil Silvers Show (1962) ... Barber
 1962 Calvin and the Colonel (TV Series)
Newton J. Newton
- Nephew Newton's Fortune (1962) ... Newton J. Newton (voice, uncredited)
 1961 Lover Come Back
Hadley
 1961 The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series)
Frank
- Help Wanted (1961) ... Frank
- Back in Your Own Backyard (1961) ... Frank
- Five Brides for Joey (1961) ... Frank
- Help Wanted (1961) ... Frank
- The Bachelor (1961) ... Frank
 1961 The Hathaways (TV Series)
Freddie Winkler
- Walter Takes a Partner (1961) ... Freddie Winkler
 1961 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Ken Taylor
- Make My Death Bed (1961) ... Ken Taylor
 1961 The Last Time I Saw Archie
Pvt. Russell Drexler
 1961 Bachelor Father (TV Series)
Walt Tatum
- Bentley's Mad Friends (1961) ... Walt Tatum
 1961 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
Bunny White
- The Comics (1961) ... Bunny White
 1959-1961 The Danny Thomas Show (TV Series)
J. R. Willoughby / Joe / Stanley Cooper
- Everything Happens to Me (1961) ... J. R. Willoughby
- The Singing Sisters (1960) ... Joe
- Kathy Crashes TV (1959) ... Stanley Cooper
 1961 Cry for Happy
John McIntosh
 1960 The Tab Hunter Show (TV Series)
Mac
- Hot and Cold (1960) ... Mac
 1960 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Edwin Crook
- The Horace Best Story (1960) ... Edwin Crook
 1960 Pony Express (TV Series)
Applegate
- The Wedding of Big Zack (1960) ... Applegate
 1960 Johnny Midnight (TV Series)
Al Edson
- Phantom Bribe (1960) ... Al Edson
 1958-1960 M Squad (TV Series)
Mr. Fein / Hennessy
- Man with the Ice (1960) ... Mr. Fein
- Dolly's Bar (1958) ... Hennessy
 1960 Startime (TV Series)
Sidney Sinden
- Incident at a Corner (1960) ... Sidney Sinden
 1960 Men Into Space (TV Series)
Carey Stoddart
- Is There Another Civilization? (1960) ... Carey Stoddart
 1960 Overland Trail (TV Series)
Hotel Manager
- The O'Mara's Ladies (1960) ... Hotel Manager
 1959 Lock Up (TV Series)
Chet Turner
- The Drop (1959) ... Chet Turner
 1959 -30-
Hymie Shapiro
 1959 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Steve
- Escape Clause (1959) ... Steve
 1959 The Dennis O'Keefe Show (TV Series)
Dr. Loomis
- Moon Man (1959) ... Dr. Loomis
 1959 Go, Johnny, Go!
Head Usher (uncredited)
 1959 Man with a Camera (TV Series)
Arnie
- The Last Portrait (1959) ... Arnie
 1958 Rescue 8 (TV Series)
Doc Stacey
- The Bells of Fear (1958) ... Doc Stacey
 1958 The Restless Gun (TV Series)
Bert Rossett
- Remember the Dead (1958) ... Bert Rossett
 1958 The Real McCoys (TV Series)
Mr. Beecham
- The New Well (1958) ... Mr. Beecham
 1957-1958 The Silent Service (TV Series)
Potts - Medic / Doc / Doc Hubert Eason
- The Nautilus and the Nuns (1958) ... Potts - Medic
- Peto Plucks Some Chickens (1958) ... Doc
- The Last Dive (1957) ... Doc Hubert Eason
 1958 This Happy Feeling
Dr. McCafferty
 1957-1958 The Life of Riley (TV Series)
Jenkins
- The Otis Yonder Story (1958) ... Jenkins
- A Guest from England (1957) ... Jenkins
- Gossip (1957)
 1957 Telephone Time (TV Series)
Assistant
- The Frying Pan (1957) ... Assistant
 1957 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
Mr. Clark
- An English Tea (1957) ... Mr. Clark
 1957 Panama Sal
Barrington C. Ashbrook
 1957 The Court of Last Resort (TV Series)
Stan Lemming
- The Tomas Mendoza Case (1957) ... Stan Lemming
 1957 The Thin Man (TV Series)
Jewelry Store Manager
- The Dollar Doodle (1957) ... Jewelry Store Manager
 1957 Portland Exposé
Ted Carl (uncredited)
 1957 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Dr. Bevin
- Fear Has Many Faces (1957) ... Dr. Bevin
 1956 The Boss
Ernie Jackson
 1956 Highway Patrol (TV Series)
Steve Stankey
- Taxi (1956) ... Steve Stankey
 1956 Indestructible Man
Bradshaw's Assistant (uncredited)
 1956 The Steel Jungle
Marlin's Henchman (uncredited)
 1955-1956 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Piano Player
- An Echo Out of the Past (1956) ... Piano Player
- The Director (1955)
 1955 Trial
Speakers Bureau (uncredited)
 1955 The Desperate Hours
Motorist Hijacked by Hal (uncredited)
 1955 The Seven Little Foys
Priest (uncredited)
 1954 The Big Chase
Milton Graves - Reporter (as Joseph Flynn)
 1950 Let's Join Joanie (TV Movie)
Anatole (uncredited)
 1948 The Babe Ruth Story
Extra (uncredited)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Self (29 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (5 credits)

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Other Works:

In 1969, he starred in an unsold sitcom pilot for CBS called "Vernon's Volunteers." The plot concerned the enthusiastic but incompetent volunteer fire department which protects the small town of Vernon from burning to the ground. Mr. Flynn played the president of the town council. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Joseph Flynn | Joe & Shirley

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Trivia:

Was part of the cast of the movie Rear Window (1954), but his scene was ultimately cut. See more »

Trademark:

Specialist in playing bespectacled, irascible authority figure types See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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