|Birth: ||May 17, 1907|
|Death: ||Aug. 17, 1971|
Actor. Bull-necked, gravel-voiced character actor who was one of Hollywood's favorite heavies. After several years as a bit player and a starring role on Broadway, he went west to further his career. He was soon typecast as a mobster; a bread-and-butter persona that he relished in many of his 135 films. "I was a jailbird," he said, "behind bars so often that Western Costume Company had a "Horace McMahon' tag sewn into a convict's striped suit." In 1949 he exchanged his film prison number for a badge number, returning to the stage as Lieutenant Monoghan in "Detective Story." Finding his new image as the hard-boiled cop equally remunerative, he later became the grumbling police lieutenant who ran New York's 65th precinct detective squad on the long-lived ABC series "Naked City."
Louise Campbell McMahon (1911 - 1997)*
Saint Marys Cemetery
Plot: West Side Lot 30
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Peterborough "K"
Record added: Sep 04, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6753679
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I watched you perform in the Detective Story and The Naked City when I was a young boy. I laughed at that one episode of the Naked City when you were licked in the face by that big slobbering dog. I just want to say that behind that gruff expression and v...(Read more)|
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