Joseph Sweeney

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Birthday
26, 1884
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
DEATH DATE
Nov 25, 1963 (79)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
26, 1884
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
DEATH DATE
Nov 25, 1963 (79)

About

Most well known for his portrayal of Juror Number 9 in the 1957 film 12 Angry Men, he is also remembered for his work in the television shows Studio One in Hollywood, The United States Steel Hour and Playhouse 90.

Before Fame

Early in his acting career, he performed on Broadway in The Whirlwind (1919-1920); Near Santa Barbara (1921); Smooth as Silk (1921); and Bewitched (1924).

Trivia

Also a stage performer, he is particularly notable for his portrayal of Giles Corey in the original Broadway production of Arthur Miller's famous play The Crucible.

Family Life

Born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he later lived and worked in New York, New York.

Associated With

He appeared with Gregory Peck in the 1956 film The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit.