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Harry Antrim

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Harry Antrim
Born(1884-08-27)August 27, 1884
DiedJanuary 18, 1967(1967-01-18) (aged 82)
Other namesHenry Antrim
OccupationActor
Years active1936–1967

Harry Antrim was an actor in vaudeville, film, and television.

Biography

Born on August 27, 1884, in Chicago, Illinois, by 1906, he was working in vaudeville.[1] During the early 1930s, he moved to Los Angeles and secured uncredited parts in several films, beginning with 1936's Small Town Girl. For the next two decades, he performed in various credited and uncredited roles, including the famed 1947 film Miracle on 34th Street, in which he played an ahistorical R.H. Macy, owner of Macy's Department Store.

He landed acting roles in television, beginning with the Hallmark Television Playhouse 1953 production of Horace Mann's Miracle. In 1955, he appeared in one episode of I Love Lucy. He appeared on The Andy Griffith Show as Fred Walker, owner of Walker's Drug Store. He was in the episodes "Irresistible Andy " and "Those Gossipin' Men." His last television appearances were on Green Acres and The Beverly Hillbillies in 1967.

Death

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Antrim died of a heart attack on January 18, 1967, in Los Angeles, California. He was buried at Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.

Partial filmography

References

  1. ^ "Whistling Vaudeville Performer Tells Benefits of Whistling", Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette, Fort Wayne, Indiana, September 27, 1906, pg. 7.


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