Sheldon Leonard

Also Credited As:

Sheldon Leonard Bershad
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Biography

This stage and film character player who specialized in Brooklynesque hoods and heavies, both serious and comic, in the 1940s and 50s (including "Harry the Horse" in the 1955 film of "Guys and Dolls") turned innovative, and highly successful TV producer in the mid-50s. Sheldon Leonard began his film career in the 1927 "The Overland Stage", but returned to the real stage until 1939. He then appeared in "Another Thin Man", continuing to act in …
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Born

22 February, 1907