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Emerson Treacy (1900–1967)

Emerson Treacy was born on September 7, 1900 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for California Straight Ahead! (1937), The Prowler (1951) and Long Shot (1939). He was married to Ann McKay. He died on January 10, 1967 in Hollywood, California, USA. See full bio »

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The Prowler William Gilvray
Long Shot Henry Knox
Bedtime Worries Emerson Treacy, Spanky's father


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 1962 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Doc Quinney
- Hometown Doctor (1962) ... Doc Quinney
 1961 The Outsider
Mr. Bassett (uncredited)
 1961 Lover Come Back
Magnuson, Ad Council Member (uncredited)
 1961 The Investigators (TV Series)
Peter Torres
- Murder on Order (1961) ... Peter Torres
 1961 Return to Peyton Place
Bud Humphries (uncredited)
 1960 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Martin Hodges
- The Judgement (1960) ... Martin Hodges
 1960 The Dark at the Top of the Stairs
George Williams (uncredited)
 1960 High Time
Professor (uncredited)
 1960 All the Fine Young Cannibals
Minister (uncredited)
 1959 The Untouchables (TV Series)
- Ma Barker and Her Boys (1959) ... Reverend (uncredited)
 1959 Tightrope (TV Series)
Joe Wilson
- Getaway Day (1959) ... Joe Wilson
 1959 A Private's Affair
Mr. Walker (uncredited)
 1959 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Dr. Fowler
- The Case of the Lame Canary (1959) ... Dr. Fowler
 1959 Rescue 8 (TV Series)
- If the Bough Breaks (1959) ... Charlie
 1959 The Sound and the Fury
Selby, Pawnshop Owner (uncredited)
 1959 Lawman (TV Series)
- The Posse (1959) ... Blinker
 1958 Mardi Gras
Mr. Simmons (uncredited)
 1958 Buckskin (TV Series)
Doc Harris
- Tree of Death (1958) ... Doc Harris
- The Man Who Waited (1958) ... Doc Harris
 1958 Handle with Care
Mr. Zollen (uncredited)
 1958 Casey Jones (TV Series)
Joe Greenleaf
- The Silk Train (1958) ... Joe Greenleaf
 1958 Sing Boy Sing
Doctor (uncredited)
 1958 Sugarfoot (TV Series)
- Deadlock (1958) ... Withers
 1957 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
- The Young Years (1957)
 1957 Wagon Train (TV Series)
George Hankes
- The Ruth Owens Story (1957) ... George Hankes
 1957 A Hatful of Rain
Mr. Wagner - Celia's Office Manager (uncredited)
 1954-1957 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Dan Tuttle
- Spangal Island (1954) ... Dan Tuttle
 1957 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
- Emergency (1957)
 1957 Wire Service (TV Series)
- Forbidden Ground (1957)
 1957 State Trooper (TV Series)
Arthur Galbreath
- The Cash Out (1957) ... Arthur Galbreath
 1956 The Wrong Man
Mr. Wendon (uncredited)
 1956 The Girl Can't Help It
Lawyer (uncredited)
 1956 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
- Catch at Straws (1956) ... Mayor
 1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
- The Night of January Sixteenth (1956) ... Anderson
 1956 Medic (TV Series)
Dr. Stevens
- The Inconstant Heart (1956) ... Dr. Stevens
 1956 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Deli Manager
- There Was an Old Woman (1956) ... Deli Manager
 1955-1956 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
Harry Ratcliffe / Father
- Return from Oblivion (1956) ... Harry Ratcliffe
- The Anatomy of a Graft (1955) ... Father
 1955 Atomic Energy as a Force for Good (Short)
Dr. Petersen
 1955 Science Fiction Theatre (TV Series)
Dr. Heineman
- Before the Beginning (1955) ... Dr. Heineman
 1955 Run for Cover
Bank Clerk (uncredited)
 1955 One Man's Family (TV Series)
Dr. Thompson
- Episode dated 21 March 1955 (1955) ... Dr. Thompson
 1955 Prince of Players
Protester Outside Theatre (uncredited)
 1954 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
- A Man's Home (1954)
 1954 The Lineup (TV Series)
Gunther - Holdup Victim
- Tappan and Long (1954) ... Gunther - Holdup Victim
 1954 A Star Is Born
Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
 1954 Dragnet (TV Series)
George Grayson
- The Big Escape (1954) ... George Grayson
 1953 I Led 3 Lives (TV Series)
- Pilot (1953) ... Doc
 1953 Hopalong Cassidy (TV Series)
Wilberforce Lawrence Edgemont - aka The Professor
- Illegal Entry (1953) ... Wilberforce Lawrence Edgemont - aka The Professor
 1952-1953 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Doctor Owens / Doctor Holcomb
- The Sheriff's Son (1953) ... Doctor Owens
- Trial by Fire (1952) ... Doctor Holcomb
 1952 Racket Squad (TV Series)
Mr. Hunter
- The Expensive Tumble (1952) ... Mr. Hunter
 1952 Deadline - U.S.A.
City Editor (uncredited)
 1952 Mutiny
Council Speaker
 1952 Just This Once
Mr. Black (uncredited)
 1951 Fort Worth
Ben Garvin
 1951 As Young as You Feel
Ernest (uncredited)
 1951 The Prowler
William Gilvray
 1950 The Sound of Fury
Blind Preacher (uncredited)
 1950 Wyoming Mail
 1950 Key to the City
Reporter (uncredited)
 1949 Adam's Rib
Jules Frikke
 1939 Gone with the Wind
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1939 They All Come Out
Larry Lee (uncredited)
 1939 Invitation to Happiness
Photographer (uncredited)
 1939 Long Shot
Henry Knox
 1938 Give Me a Sailor
Meryl (uncredited)
 1938 A Criminal Is Born (Short)
Motorist (uncredited)
 1937 Stand-In
Tommy (uncredited)
 1937 The Grand Bounce (Short)
Jimmy Clark (uncredited)
 1937 California Straight Ahead!
Charlie Porter
 1936 Adventure in Manhattan
Injured Soldier in Play (uncredited)
 1935 Dr. Socrates
Young Man (uncredited)
 1935 Champagne for Breakfast
Swifty Greer
 1935 Honeymoon Limited
 1935 Party Wire
Martin (uncredited)
 1935 Eight Bells
 1934 The Man Who Reclaimed His Head
French Student Pacifist (uncredited)
 1934 Two Alone
Milt Pollard
 1933 Wild Poses (Short)
Emerson Treacy, Spanky's father
 1933 Neighbors' Wives
Jeff Lee
 1933 Bedtime Worries (Short)
Emerson Treacy, Spanky's father
 1933 Dream Stuff (Short)
 1932 Over the Counter (Short)
Freddy Drake
 1932 Okay America!
Jerry Robbins
 1932 The Mouthpiece
Robert Wilson (uncredited)
 1931 Once a Hero (Short)
 1931 The Sky Raiders
Jimmy Devine
 1931 One Day to Live (Short)
 1931 Girls Demand Excitement
Bobby Cruikshank (uncredited)
 1931 Sea Goin' Sheiks (Short)
 1930 Kid the Kidder (Short)
 1930 Once a Gentleman

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Teamed with Gay Seabrook, to form "Treacy and Seabrook", a well-known double-act on radio and in theater during the early 1930s, with routines patterned on Burns and Allen. They are best remembered as Spanky's parents in two "Our Gang " comedies, "Wild Poses" and "Bedtime Worries.".

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