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  • Notorious

  • The Postman Always Rings Twice

  • It's a Wonderful Life

  • Mildred Pierce

  • The Thin Man

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At Home
  • Good Sam

  • Test Pilot

  • The File on Thelma Jordon

  • Too Many Husbands

  • Hold Your Man

  • The Dark Mirror

  • The Fuller Brush Man

  • The Prizefighter and the Lady

  • Footsteps in the Dark

  • Idiot's Delight

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Garry Owen Biography

  • Profession: Actor
  • Born: Feb 18, 1902
  • Died: Jun 1, 1951

The son of an actress, Garry Owen first appeared on-stage with his mother in vaudeville. [[Performer~P163624~Owen~owen]] went on to perform in such Broadway productions as Square Crooks and Miss Manhattan. In films from 1933, [[Performer~P163624~Owen~owen]] was occasionally seen in such sizeable roles as private-eye Paul Drake in the 1936 Perry Mason movie [[Feature~V86786~Case of the Black Cat~thecaseoftheblackcat]]. For the most part, however, he played character bits, most memorably in the films of [[Performer~P84082~Frank Capra~frankcapra]]; in [[Performer~P84082~Capra~frankcapra]]'s [[Feature~V2908~Arsenic and Old Lace~arsenicandoldlace]] (1944), for example, he plays the monumentally impatient taxi driver who closes the picture with the exclamation, "I'm not a cab driver, I'm a coffee pot!" In addition to his feature-film work, Garry Owen showed up in scores of short subjects for Hal Roach and MGM. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

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