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Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher (1891–1955)

Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher was born on July 28, 1891 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA. He was an actor, known for Idiot's Delight (1939), Possessed (1931) and The Unwritten Law (1932). He was married to Pauline Mason and Irene Martin. He died on May 22, 1955 in Santa Monica, California, USA. See full bio »

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Idiot's Delight Donald Navadel
Possessed Wally Stuart
The Unwritten Law Pete Brown
The Racket Miller


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 1954 Big Town (TV Series)
- Killer for Hire (1954)
 1952 Mr. & Mrs. North (TV Series)
Walter McCoy
- Comic-Strip Tease (1952) ... Walter McCoy (as Skeets Gallagher)
 1952 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
Joe Pearson / Mr. Dean
- Skating Pearsons Come to Visit (1952) ... Joe Pearson (as Skeets Gallagher)
- The Good Old Days of Vaudeville (1952) ... Mr. Dean (as Skeets Gallagher)
 1952 Three for Bedroom C
Dining Car Steward (uncredited)
 1952 Personal Appearance Theater (TV Series)
Clancy the Ghost
- If Clancy Were Here (1952) ... Clancy the Ghost
 1949 Duke of Chicago
Gus Weller (as Skeets Gallagher)
 1942 Brooklyn Orchid
Tommy Lyman Goodweek (as Skeets Gallagher)
 1941 Zis Boom Bah
Proffessor Warren (as Skeets Gallegher)
 1941 Citadel of Crime
Chet (as Skeets Gallagher)
 1939 Idiot's Delight
Donald Navadel (as Skeets Gallagher)
 1938 Danger on the Air
Finney Fish (as Skeets Gallagher)
 1938 Mr. Satan
 1937 Espionage
Jimmy Brown
 1936 Hats Off
Buzz Morton (as Skeets Gallagher)
 1936 Polo Joe
 1936 The Man I Marry
Jack Gordon
 1936 Yours for the Asking
Perry Barnes
 1935 The Perfect Clue
Ronnie Van Zandt (as 'Skeets' Gallagher)
 1934 Lightning Strikes Twice
Wally Richards (as 'Skeets' Gallagher)
 1934 Bachelor Bait
Bramwell Van Dusen (as 'Skeets' Gallagher)
 1934 Riptide
Erskine (as Skeets Gallagher)
 1934 Woman Unafraid
Anthony Desmond (as Skeets Gallagher)
 1934 The Crosby Case
The Reporter--Miller (as 'Skeets' Gallagher)
 1934 The Meanest Gal in Town
Jack Hayden (as 'Skeets' Gallagher)
 1933 Alice in Wonderland
Rabbit (as Skeets Gallagher)
 1933 In the Money
Spunk Hobbs (as 'Skeets' Gallagher)
 1933 Too Much Harmony
Johnny Dixon
 1933 Easy Millions
 1933 Reform Girl
Joe Burke
 1933 Private Wives (Short)
 1933 The Past of Mary Holmes
Ben Pratt
 1932 The Unwritten Law
Pete Brown (as 'Skeets' Gallagher)
 1932 The Conquerors
Benson (uncredited)
 1932 The Sport Parade
 1932 The Finishing Touch (Short)
 1932 The Phantom of Crestwood
Eddie Mack
 1932 The Night Club Lady
Tony (as Skeets Gallagher)
 1932 Bird of Paradise
 1932 Merrily We Go to Hell
Buck (as Skeets Gallagher)
 1932 The Trial of Vivienne Ware
Graham McNally
 1931 Possessed
Wally Stuart (as Skeets Gallagher)
 1931 The Road to Reno
 1931 Movie-Town (Short)
Skeets - at Nightclub (uncredited)
 1931 Up Pops the Devil
Biney Hatfield (as Skeets Gallagher)
 1931 The Stolen Jools (Short)
Reporter (as Skeets Gallagher)
 1931 It Pays to Advertise
Ambrose Peale
 1930 Her Wedding Night
Bob Talmadge
 1930 Let's Go Native
King Jerry
 1930 Love Among the Millionaires
Boots McGee
 1930 The Social Lion
Chick Hathaway (as Skeets Gallagher)
 1930 Paramount on Parade
Supporting Role - Episode 'The Gallows Song' (as Skeets Gallagher)
 1930 Honey
Charles Dangerfield
 1929 Pointed Heels
Dash Nixon (as Richard 'Skeet' Gallagher)
 1929 Fast Company
Bert Wade
 1929 The Dance of Life (uncredited)
 1929 Close Harmony
Johnny Bay (as 'Skeets' Gallagher)
 1928 Stocks and Blondes
Tom Greene
 1928 The Racket
Miller (as Skeets Gallagher)
 1928 3-Ring Marriage
Gangster) (as Skeets Gallgher)
 1928 Alex the Great
Alex the Great
 1928 Finders Keepers
Soldier who pursues Blondy (uncredited)
 1927 For the Love of Mike
Coxey Pendleton
 1927 New York
 1927 The Potters
Red Miller
 1923 The Daring Years
College boy (as Skeets Gallagher)
 1915 The Dragon's Claw (Short)
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Lucky (1927). Musical comedy. Based on material by Otto A. Harbach. Additional scenes by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby. Music by Jerome Kern. Additional numbers by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby. Musical Direction by Gus Salzer. Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett. Lyrics by Otto A. Harbach. Additional music by Fred Fisher, ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

'Skeets' Gallagher | Richard 'Skeet' Gallagher | Skeets Gallagher | Skeets Gallegher | Skeets Gallgher


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Teamed with Jack Oakie in vaudeville and made six movies together. See more »

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