Parker Fennelly

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Birthday
22, 1891
Birthplace
Maine
Death Date
Jan 22, 1988 (96)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
22, 1891
Birthplace
Maine
Death Date
Jan 22, 1988 (96)

About

Remembered for his stage, screen, and radio work, this 20th-century entertainer is perhaps most famous for his portrayal of Titus Moody on radio host Fred Allen's "Allen's Alley" program. He also had recurring roles on the television shows Headmaster and Robert Montgomery Presents.

Before Fame

He made his Broadway debut in the 1924 production of Mr. Pitt and first appeared on television in a 1951 episode of Nash Airflyte Theatre.

Trivia

He is famous for creating characters with thick New England dialects. One of these personas was featured in Pepperidge Farm television commercials of the 1950s, '60s, '70s, and '80s. He appeared in a number of Broadway productions, including The Southwest Corner, Happily Ever After, and Our Town.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Northeast Harbor, Maine, and he lived for a time in Boston, Massachusetts, before settling in Peekskill, New York.

Associated With

He played the role of the Millionaire in the 1955 Alfred Hitchcock film The Trouble with Harry.