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Harve Presnell

Thursday, 14th September 1933 - Tuesday, 30th June 2009
Modesto, CA
USA


Harve Presnell (75) singer/actor who created the role of Johnny (“Leadville”) Brown in the Broadway musical The Unsinkable Molly Brown, written just for him by composer Meredith (The Music Man) Willson in 1960, then recreated the role in the ‘64 film version. In 1979 Presnell replaced John Schuck in the role of Daddy Warbucks in Annie and toured with the show after a four-year Broadway run. A memorable appearance in the movie Fargo (1996) jump-started his later career as a character actor. He died of pancreatic cancer in Santa Monica, California on June 30, 2009.
~Life in Legacy


Unsinkable Molly Brown
Johnny Brown
1964
When the Boys Meet the Girls
1965
Glory Guys
Sol Rogers
1965
Paint Your Wagon
Rotten Luck Willy
1969
Great Man's Whiskers
1971
Fargo
Wade Gustafson
1996
Chamber
Attorney General Roxburgh
1996
Face Off
Victor Lazarro
1996
Julian Po
Mayor Henry Leech
1997
Saving Private Ryan
General Marshall
1998
Patch Adams
Dean Anderson
1998
Old School
Mr. Springbrook
2003
Flags of Our Fathers
Dave Severance
2006
Evan Almighty
Congressman Burrows
2007

Blackpool Night Out
Episode
08/16/1964
Star Trek: Voyager
The Q and the Grey
Colonel Q
11/27/1996
From the Earth to the Moon
For Miles and Miles
05/03/1998




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