Harry Guardino - biography

Actor from United States of America

Harry Guardino (December 23, 1925 – July 17, 1995) was an American actor whose career spanned from the early 1950s to the early 1990s. In 1964, he was cast in a short-lived CBS series entitled The Reporter, a drama about a hard-hitting investigative journalist named Danny Taylor. His principal co-star was Gary Merrill as city editor Lou Sheldon. WIth Merrill, he had co-starred the year before in "The Human Factor" episode of The Outer Limits. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Guardino appeared on stage, in films, and on television. His Broadway theatre credits included A Hatful of Rain, One More River (earning a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his performance), Anyone Can Whistle, The Rose Tattoo, The Seven Descents of Myrtle, and Woman of the Year. Guardino's other film credits include Houseboat, Pork Chop Hill (about the Korean War), The Five Pennies, King of Kings, The Enforcer, Madigan, Lovers and Other Strangers, and Dirty Harry. He was nominated twice for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor. He guest starred on John Cassavetes's 1959–1960 series, Johnny Staccato, the story of a pianist/private detective in New York City. In 1960, Guardino  ( Wikipedia article )


Personal facts

Known as
Harry Vincent Guardino,Harold V. Guardino,harry_guardino
Date of birth
Place of birth
United States of America
Jennifer Revson Elyssa Paternoster Ann Norwood


Year Performance Character
1978 Evening in Byzantium
1978 Matilda
1977 Contract on Cherry Street Ron Polito
1976 The Enforcer
1975 Capone
1974 Get Christie Love! Captain Casey Reardon
1970 Lovers and Other Strangers
1968 Madigan
1968 Jigsaw
1967 The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin
1966 Operazione San Gennaro
1962 The Pigeon That Took Rome
1962 Hell Is for Heroes
1961 King of Kings
1959 The Five Pennies Tony Valani


Date of death
Cause of death
Lung cancer
Place of death
Palm Springs

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