Lawrence Tierney

Lawrence Tierney
1919 - 2002

Lawrence Tierney  American Actor


Who is he dating right now?

Rest in peace.


Lawrence Tierney was in relationships with June Kirby (1953), Shelley Winters and Gloria Vanderbilt.


American Actor Lawrence Tierney was born on 15th March, 1919 in Brooklyn, New York, USA and passed away on 26th Feb 2002 Los Angeles, California nursing home aged 82. He is most remembered for Dillinger. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

Lawrence Tierney was in an on-screen matchup with Phyllis Diller in Tales from the Darkside (1983).

Lawrence Tierney is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and People from Brooklyn.


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First Name Lawrence
Last Name Tierney
Alternative Name Lawrence Thierney
Age 82 (age at death) years
Birthday 15th March, 1919
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died 26th February, 2002
Place of Death Los Angeles, California nursing home
Cause of Death Pneumonia
Buried Cremated
Height 6' 1" (185 cm)
Build Large
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Distinctive Feature Deep Gravelly Voice, Known for being immensely difficult and intimidating to those He worked with
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Boys High School in Brooklyn
University Manhattan College
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Dillinger
Year(s) Active 1943-2000, 1943–2000
Father Lawrence Tierney
Mother Mary Tierney
Brother Scott Brady

Lawrence James Tierney (March 15, 1919 – February 26, 2002) was an American actor. Tierney was known for his many screen portrayals of mobsters and tough guys, roles that mirrored his own frequent brushes with the law. In 2005, New York Times critic David Kehr observed that "the hulking Tierney was not so much an actor as a frightening force of nature".

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Lawrence Tierney82 PiscesActor
June Kirby93Actress
Shelley Winters85 LeoActress
Gloria Vanderbilt95 PiscesDesigner


Armageddon1998Eddie 'Gramp' Stamper (uncredited)Movie
Southie1998Colie PowersMovie
American Hero1997Captain RoadsMovie
2 Days in the Valley1996Older ManMovie
EZ Streets1996Frankie BallsTV Show
Fatal Passion1995Robert PearlmanMovie
Pointman1995Il Senor Marzon ConsiglieriTV Show
ER1994Jack JohnsonTV Show
A Kiss Goodnight1994Sergeant HarwoodTV Movie
French Intensive1994Uncle LarryShort Film
Red1993Louis 'Red' DeutschShort Film
Casualties of Love: The Long Island Lolita Story1993Joey Buttafuoco's FatherTV Movie
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine1993RegentTV Show
Eddie Presley1992Joe WestMovie
Reservoir Dogs1992Joe CabotMovie
City of Hope1991KerriganMovie
The Runestone1991Chief RichardsonMovie
Wizards of the Demon Sword1991Slave MasterMovie
Dillinger1991Sheriff SarberTV Movie
Silk Stalkings1991Scotty O'DonnellTV Show
The Death Merchant1991Ivan YatesMovie
Why Me?1990Armenian Robber #1Movie
Equal Justice1990Harold BarrettTV Show
The Horror Show1989WardenMovie
Seinfeld1989Alton BenesTV Show
The Simpsons1989Don BrodkaTV Show
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!1988Angel ManagerMovie
The Offspring1987WardenMovie
Tough Guys Don't Dance1987Dougy MaddenMovie
Star Trek: The Next Generation1987Cyrus RedblockTV Show
The Slap Maxwell Story1987Arlen PorterfieldTV Show
Murphy's Law1986CameronMovie
L.A. Law1986Peter ManzoTV Show
Prizzi's Honor1985Lt. HanleyMovie
Silver Bullet1985Owen KnopflerMovie
Nothing Lasts Forever1984Carriage DriverMovie
Terrible Joe Moran1984PicoTV Movie
Hunter1984John DoyleTV Show
Tales from the Darkside1983Jack MillsTV Show
Midnight1982Bert JohnsonMovie
Fame1982Mr. BergTV Show
Remington Steele1982Al MolinskiTV Show
Arthur1981Man in Coffee ShopMovie
The Prowler1981Major ChathamMovie
Hill Street Blues1981Sergeant JenkinsTV Show
Gloria1980Broadway BartenderMovie
The Kirlian Witness1979DetectiveMovie
Abduction1975FBI Agent 1Movie
Such Good Friends1971Hospital GuardMovie
Killer Without a Face1968Il muto (as Laurence Tierney)Movie
Custer of the West1967Gen. Philip SheridanMovie
Exorcism at Midnight1966The Doctor - U.S. VersionMovie
A Child Is Waiting1963Douglas BenhamMovie
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1962Herbie LaneTV Show
The Lloyd Bridges Show1962JimTV Show
Bus Stop1961SwedeTV Show
Follow the Sun1961Monte DonovanTV Show
The Barbara Stanwyck Show1960DetectiveTV Show
Adventures in Paradise1959GornTV Show
The Detectives1959TerraziTV Show
New York Confidential1959PhilTV Show
Man with a Camera1958BarneyTV Show
Naked City1958Mike JensenTV Show
Peter Gunn1958Carl BradenTV Show
Singing in the Dark1956Biff LamontMovie
Female Jungle1955Det. Sgt. Jack StevensMovie
The Steel Cage1954Chet Harmon - Ringleader (segment "The Hostages")Movie
The Man Behind the Badge1953TV Show
The Greatest Show on Earth1952Mr. HendersonMovie
Best of the Badmen1951Jesse JamesMovie
The Bushwhackers1951Sam TobinMovie
The Hoodlum1951Vincent LubeckMovie
Shakedown1950Harry ColtonMovie
Kill or Be Killed1950Robert WarrenMovie
Bodyguard1948Mike CarterMovie
Born to Kill1947SamMovie
The Devil Thumbs a Ride1947Steve MorganMovie
Badman's Territory1946Jesse JamesMovie
San Quentin1946Jim RolandMovie
Step by Step1946Johnny ChristopherMovie
Back to Bataan1945Lt. Cmdr. WaiteMovie
Dillinger1945John DillingerMovie
Sing Your Way Home1945Reporter in Paris (uncredited)Movie
Those Endearing Young Charms1945Lt. Ted BrewsterMovie
Birthday Blues1945Tom Williams - Neighbor (as Larry Tierney)Short Film
Mama Loves Papa1945SharpeMovie
Youth Runs Wild1944Larry DuncanMovie
Seven Days Ashore1944Crewman (uncredited)Movie
The Falcon Out West1944Orchestra Leader (uncredited)Movie
Government Girl1943FBI Man (uncredited)Movie
The Ghost Ship1943Louie Parker - Seaman (uncredited)Movie
Gildersleeve on Broadway1943Cab Driver (uncredited)Movie
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wjerryzwjerryzJul 25, 2017

I would rate Larry in the top 5 of the tough guy rolls. The Best. Miss You RIP

mfan0825mfan0825Jun 5, 2009

This man isincredible. A truly gifted actor and a cool guy.

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