Joseph Sweeney
Date of Birth
Jul 26, 1884
Birth Place:
Philadelphia, PA

Biography

Joseph Sweeney was a veteran character actor who worked primarily on the stage and, from the late '40s onward, television. He appeared in only a half-dozen movies, principally in the '50s, by which time he was in his seventies and his white hair and care-worn face made him ideal for avuncular parts; he generally played the kind of grandfatherly roles in which Harry Davenport had specialized during...