Thursday 11 April 2013

Leo Penn

Born: 27 August 1921, Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 5 September 1998, Los Angeles, California, USA

Leo Penn was a character actor who made a few films in the 1940's before becoming a television actor and eventually a respected television director. He is the father of actors Sean Penn and Chris Penn and musician and composer Michael Penn.

The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) as ATC Corporal (uncredited)

This may be Leo Penn's first acting role in a movie. Here he is opposite Dana Andrews.

The Undercover Man (1949) as Sydney Gordon

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