Joseph Sweeney

Actor

Actor


Joseph Sweeney was born on July 26, 1884 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Joseph Leo Sweeney. He was an actor, known for 12 Angry Men (1957), The United States Steel Hour (1953) and Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950). He died on November 25, 1963 in New York City, New York, USA.
Birth date
1884-07-26
Death date
1963-11-25
Height
5' 7¾" (1.72 m)

Known For


12 Angry Men
12 Angry Men
Juror 9 (1957)
The United States Steel Hour
The United States Steel Hour
Priest / Grandpa / Hugh Follensbee / Tom (1954-1961)
Armstrong Circle Theatre
Armstrong Circle Theatre
Emery (1951-1955)
The Defenders
The Defenders
Judge / Pop Atkinson (1961-1963)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActorThe Eleventh Hour
(TV Series) Walter Jason Sr. - There Should Be an Outfit Called 'Families Anonymous'! (1963) ... Walter Jason Sr.
1963
ActorThe Defenders
(TV Series) Judge / Pop Atkinson - Loophole (1963) ... Judge - The Riot (1961) ... Pop Atkinson
1961-1963
ActorDr. Kildare
(TV Series) Harvey Wooten - The Gift of the Koodjanuk (1963) ... Harvey Wooten
1963
ActorCar 54, Where Are You?
(TV Series) The Judge / A. E. Van Cleve / Jim McNaughton - The Curse of the Snitkins (1963) ... The Judge (uncredited) - The Loves of Sylvia Schnauser (1963) ... A. E. Van Cleve (uncredited) - Joan Crawford Didn't Say No (1963) ... The Judge (uncredited) - Here Comes Charlie (1963) ... Jim McNaughton (uncredited)
1963
ActorThe Doctors and the Nurses
(TV Series) Dr. Crane - Circle of Choice (1963) ... Dr. Crane
1963
ActorBen Casey
(TV Series) Adam Garrett - A Short Biographical Sketch of James Tuttle Peabody, M.D. (1963) ... Adam Garrett
1963
ActorNaked City
(TV Series) Jacob S. Moreland - Bridge Party (1961) ... Jacob S. Moreland
1961
ActorThe United States Steel Hour
(TV Series) Priest / Tom / Hugh Follensbee / ... - The Haven (1961) ... Tom - The Great Gold Mountain (1960) - One Red Rose for Christmas (1959) ... Priest - The Last Autumn (1959) ... Hugh Follensbee - One Red Rose for Christmas (1958) ... Priest Show all 7 episodes
1954-1961
ActorRoute 66
(TV Series) Mr. Curry - Welcome to Amity (1961) ... Mr. Curry
1961
ActorMoment of Fear
(TV Series) - Conjure Wife (1960)
1960
ActorPlay of the Week
(TV Series) - The Grand Tour (1960)
1960
ActorSunday Showcase
(TV Series) - One Loud Clear Voice (1960)
1960
ActorPlayhouse 90
(TV Series) Mr. Cherry / Mr. Gordon / Mr. Owen - The Silver Whistle (1959) ... Mr. Cherry - Winter Dreams (1957) ... Mr. Gordon - If You Knew Elizabeth (1957) ... Mr. Owen (as Joe Sweeney)
1957-1959
ActorSuspicion
(TV Series) Bellboy - If I Die Before I Live (1958) ... Bellboy
1958
ActorFather Knows Best
(TV Series) Mr. Boomhauer - The Good Neighbor (1957) ... Mr. Boomhauer
1957
ActorKraft Theatre
(TV Series) - The Big Break (1957) - Incident on Fifth Avenue (1951)
1951-1957
ActorThe Big Story
(TV Series) Aaron Kregar / Burnsie - Widow's Luck (1957) ... Aaron Kregar - Sam Melnick, Kansas City, Mo. Bureau of U.P. (1955) - Grady Bennett of the Bloomington Herald-Telephone of Indiana (1954) ... Burnsie
1954-1957
Actor12 Angry Men
Juror 9
1957
ActorThe Fastest Gun Alive
Reverend
1956
ActorThe Man in the Gray Flannel Suit
Edward M. Schultz
1956
ActorFront Row Center
(TV Series) Mr. Snyder - Search for a Stranger (1956) ... Mr. Snyder (as Joe Sweeney)
1956
ActorPlaywrights '56
(TV Series) Sam Rascher - The Day the Trains Stopped Running (1956) ... Sam Rascher
1956
ActorLux Video Theatre
(TV Series) Timothy - The Amazing Mrs. Halliday (1955) ... Timothy
1955
ActorStudio One in Hollywood
(TV Series) Mr. Sweeney / Vernon / Charlie / ... - Three Empty Rooms (1955) ... Mr. Sweeney - The Prince and the Puppet (1955) ... Vernon - A Terrible Day (1955) ... Charlie (as Joe Sweeney) - Summer Pavilion (1955) ... Father Durand - Twelve Angry Men (1954) ... Juror #9 Show all 6 episodes
1952-1955
ActorAppointment with Adventure
(TV Series) - The Pirate's House (1955)
1955
ActorArmstrong Circle Theatre
(TV Series) Emery - Time for Love (1955) ... Emery - No Room to Breathe (1955) - Flare-Up (1954) - Brand from the Burning (1951)
1951-1955
ActorProducers' Showcase
(TV Series) Gramps - The Petrified Forest (1955) ... Gramps
1955
ActorRobert Montgomery Presents
(TV Series) - Coming of Age (1955)
1955
ActorMama
(TV Series) - Penny Candy (1955)
1955
ActorPonds Theater
(TV Series) - Run for the Money (1954)
1954
ActorYou Are There
(TV Series) - The Oklahoma Land Rush (April 22, 1889) (1954) ... (as Joe Sweeney)
1954
ActorThe Telltale Clue
(TV Series) Oscar - The Case of the Hit and Run (1954) ... Oscar
1954
ActorJustice
(TV Series) - The Greedy Man (1954)
1954
ActorCampbell Summer Soundstage
(TV Series) School Superintendent - A Little Child Shall Lead Them (1954) ... School Superintendent - Marked Money (1954)
1954
ActorMedallion Theatre
(TV Series) - Book Overdue (1954)
1954
ActorThe Mask
(TV Series) - Murder in the Print Shop (1954)
1954
ActorOmnibus
(TV Series) (segment "The Gold Dress") - The Gold Dress (1953) ... (segment "The Gold Dress") (as Joe Sweeney)
1953
ActorGoodyear Playhouse
(TV Series) Mr. Barger - Other People's Houses (1953) - Ernie Barger Is 50 (1953) ... Mr. Barger
1953
ActorThe Philco Television Playhouse
(TV Series) Mr. Barger / Complainer - Ernie Barger is 50 (1953) ... Mr. Barger - The Big Deal (1953) ... Complainer - Ramshackle Inn (1949)
1949-1953
ActorMister Peepers
(TV Series) Station Master - The Bus Trip (1953) ... Station Master
1953
ActorCelanese Theatre
(TV Series) - The Petrified Forest (1952)
1952
ActorOut There
(TV Series) - Sense of Wonder (1951)
1951
ActorLights Out
(TV Series) Mr. Lane - Strange Legacy (1951) ... Mr. Lane
1951
ActorSuspense
(TV Series) - Dancing Dan's Christmas (1950)
1950
ActorThe Ford Theatre Hour
(TV Series) - Father Malachy's Miracle (1950) ... (as Joe Sweeney)
1950
ActorOutside the Wall
Prison Hospital Inmate (uncredited)
1950
ActorWesley
(TV Series) Wesley's Grandfather - Premiere Show (1949) ... Wesley's Grandfather
1949
ActorThe Philadelphia Story
Butler (uncredited)
1940
ActorSoak the Rich
Capt. Pettijohn, 1st detective
1936
ActorWhere's That Tiger?
(Short) Landlord (uncredited)
1933
ActorThe Jaywalker
(Short) (as Joe Sweeney)
1930
ActorSylvia on a Spree
A Pal of Jack's
1918
RoleTitleYear
SelfThe Herb Shriner Show
(TV Series) Self
1949
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageStrictly Courtroom
(TV Movie documentary) Juror #9 (uncredited)
2008
Archive footageHenry Fonda: The Man and His Movies
(TV Movie documentary) Actor in '12 Angry Men' (uncredited)
1982
Archive footageAFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Henry Fonda
(TV Special documentary) Juror 9 (uncredited)
1978