Tuesday 14 August 2012

Jack Gargan

Born: 8 February 1900, Birtley, Durham, England
Died: 30 September 1958, Los Angeles, California, USA

Jack was born John Thomas Gargan.

A small part actor who's also appeared on television, especially the Perry Mason series on which he appeared 15 times, mainly as the court clerk, before his untimely death in 1958.

Stage Door (1937) as Dance instructor (uncredited)

Jack Gargan looks at the dancers, with Adolph Menjou in the hat.

Slightly Honorable (1939) as Senate spectator (uncredited)

Jack Gargan is in the background on the left. In the foreground are Bernard Nedell and Edward Arnold.

Danger on Wheels (1940) as Race Commentator's Assistant (uncredited)

Tom Hanlon is on the microphone. Jack Gargan stands directly behind him.

The Bank Dick (1940) as Film Crewman (uncredited)

Jack is in the background again. This time he is seen between W. C. Fields and Dolly Haas.

The Falcon's Brother (1942) as the ship's steward (uncredited)

With George Sanders.

The Falcon Out West (1944) as Nightclub bartender (uncredited)

Jack Gargan can just about be seen under the light fitting on the right.

Back to Bataan (1945) as Telegraph Operator (uncredited)

The Falcon in San Francisco (1945) as Waiter (uncredited)
Jack Gargan is only just recognisable in the centre of this shot. He is talking to Tom Conway.

Dick Tracy (1945) as Cop (uncredited)

Crack-Up (1946) as 2nd railroad ticket agent (uncredited)

Magic Town (1947) as Reporter's assistant (uncredited)

A brief appearance for Jack Gargan.

Perry Mason: The Case of the Restless Redhead (1957) (Season 1, Episode 1) as Court clerk

Hi-five, with Helen Mayon.

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