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Throughout his entertainment career as an accomplished actor, Alan Cassell graced the silver screen many times. Early on in his acting career, Cassell landed roles in various films, including "Plugg" (1975), "Money Movers" (1978) with Terence Donovan and "Cathy's Child" (1979). He also appeared in the Edward Woodward dramatic period piece "Breaker Morant" (1980), "Harlequin" (1980) and "The Club" (1980). He continued to act in productions like the drama "Puberty Blues" (1981) with Nell Schofield, "Squizzy Taylor" (1981) and "The Dark Room" (1982). He also appeared in the adventure "The Fire in the Stone" (1983) with Paul Smith and the Bill Kerr romance "The Settlement" (1983). During the latter half of his career, he continued to act in the drama "The Highest Honor - A True Story" (1984) with Atsuo Nakamura, the crime flick "The Big Hurt" (1985) with David Bradshaw and the drama "Belinda" (1987) with Deanne Jeffs. Additionally, he appeared on the television special "Princess Kate" (PBS, 1989-1990). Cassell most recently acted in the comedy "Strange Bedfellows" (2005) with Michael Caton.

Throughout his entertainment career as an accomplished actor, Alan Cassell graced the silver screen many times. Early on in his acting career, Cassell landed roles in various films, including "Plugg" (1975), "Money Movers" (1978) with Terence Donovan and "Cathy's Child" (1979). He also appeared in the Edward Woodward dramatic period piece "Breaker Morant" (1980), "Harlequin" (1980) and "The Club" (1980). He continued to act in productions like the drama "Puberty Blues" (1981) with Nell Schofield, "Squizzy Taylor" (1981) and "The Dark Room" (1982). He also appeared in the adventure "The Fire in the Stone" (1983) with Paul Smith and the Bill Kerr romance "The Settlement" (1983). During the latter half of his career, he continued to act in the drama "The Highest Honor - A True Story" (1984) with Atsuo Nakamura, the crime flick "The Big Hurt" (1985) with David Bradshaw and the drama "Belinda" (1987) with Deanne Jeffs. Additionally, he appeared on the television special "Princess Kate" (PBS, 1989-1990). Cassell most recently acted in the comedy "Strange Bedfellows" (2005) with Michael Caton.

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 The Scarface Mob (1962) Phil D'Andrea
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 The Rat Race (1960) Hotel clerk
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 I, Mobster (1959) Cherry-Nose
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 Until They Sail (1957) "Shiner" Phil Friskett
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 Wetbacks (1956) Coast Guard lieutenant
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 Accused of Murder (1956) Doorman at Cipriano's
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 Paris Follies of 1956 (1955) Harry
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 Timberjack (1955) Veazie
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 Princess of the Nile (1954) Goghi
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 City That Never Sleeps (1953) Gregg Warren
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Source: Wikipedia The Internet Encyclopedia

Wally Cassell was an Italian-born American film actor. Cassell began in films in 1943 as mainly a character actor appearing in many war films including Sands of Iwo Jima, Flying Leathernecks and starring in The Story of G.I. Joe. He later appeared in a number of westerns and gangster films. Wally Cassell was born March 3, 1915, in Sicily. He came over to the States through Ellis Island when he was very young and then later on made his career in the movie industry. He has done over 76 films and was a very successful business man after he left the movie industry. He is still alive today and doing very well.

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