Harve Presnell
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Harve Presnell

Harve Presnell (September 14, 1933 – June 30, 2009) was an American actor and singer. He began his career in the mid 1950s as a classical baritone, singing with orchestras and opera companies throughout the United States. His career reoriented away from classical music to musical theatre in 1960 after Meredith Willson cast him in the lead role of his new Broadway musical The Unsinkable Molly Brown. His portrayal of "Leadville Johnny" was a resounding success and he reprised the role in the 1964 film version of the musical, winning a Golden Globe Award for his portrayal. Presnell went on to star in a few more films during the 1960s, but by the early 1970s that aspect of his career came to a standstill. From 1970 to 1995 he mostly worked as a musical theatre performer on Broadway, the West End, and in touring productions out of New York. In his early 60s, Presnell saw a resurgence in his movie career which lasted until his death. He portrayed character roles in films like Fargo (1996), Saving Private Ryan (1998), and Flags of Our Fathers (2006). He also appeared on television as Mr. Parker in The Pretender and Lew Staziak in Andy Barker, P.I.. He had recurring roles on Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman and Dawson's Creek. Description above from the Wikipedia article Harve Presnell, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Character : Wade Gustafson


Character : Victor Lazarro

Mr. Deeds

Character : Preston Blake


Patch Adams

Character : Dean Anderson

Paint Your Wagon

Character : Rotten Luck Willie

The Chamber

Character : Attorney General Roxburgh

The Unsinkable Molly Brown

Character : Johnny Brown

The Glory Guys

Character : Sol Rogers

Tidal Wave: No Escape

Character : Stanley Schiff

The Whole Wide World

Character : Dr. Howard

Julian Po

Character : Mayor Henry Leech

Blood Bath

Character : Peter Brown

When the Boys Meet the Girls

Character : Danny Churchill

Larger than Life

Character : Trowbridge Bowers

Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot

Character : Joe Kennedy

Everything That Rises

Character : Garth

The Pretender 2001

Character : Mr. Parker

The Pretender: Island of the Haunted

Character : Mr. Parker

Escanaba in da Moonlight

Character : Albert Soady

Saving Private Ryan

Character : General Marshall

Evan Almighty

Character : Congressman Burrows

Love Ranch

Character : Dr. Smathers

Walking Across Egypt

Character : Finner

Harve Presnell Tv Credits

American Dad!

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The Practice

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Andy Barker, P.I.

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Two Guys and a Girl

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Nash Bridges

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Star Trek: Voyager

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Cold Case

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The Lyon's Den

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Character : Mike Shaw

The Academy Awards

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The Pretender

Character : Mr. Parker

Dawson's Creek

Character : Arthur Brooks

The Julie Andrews Hour

Character : Himself