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Banjo Dan

Biography

This traditional bluegrass band features Alan Davis (guitar, vocals), David Gusakov (fiddle, vocals), Dan Lindner (banjo, lead guitar, vocals), Peter Riley (bass vocals), and Andy Sacher (mandolin).

Quick Facts


Full Name Banjo Dan
Music Songs The Sleeping Sentinel, The Last Log Drive, Kick Molly Through the Wall, St. Albans Memories, Barnyard Waltz, Clark's Delivery Wagon, One White Paw, Pontiac Yodel, Who Killed Orville Gibson?, John and Tom, The Witch of Lake Champlain, Wright and Sanborn, When the Toil Is Over, When Stars Are Falling, Manassas / Lorena / The Sentry / The Sentence, Call to Arms / The Farm I Left Behine Me, Romaine Tenney, The Loser's Line, Sorry, Old Timer, Daughter of the Hangman, Ava's Tune, Ascutney Launch, Living for the Music, Black Cemetary, The Big Bang of Berlin, Jeezum Crow, Wouldn't You Know, Lee's Mills, Teamboat, Trackless Train, Murder of Crows, Phineas Gage
Albums The Sleeping Sentinel, Kick Molly Through the Wall, Mystery and Memories: Banjo Dan's Songs of Vermont, Volume III, Mystery And Memories


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#Fact
1 He was directed by his younger brother Michael O'Herlihy in both Profiles in Courage: Richard T. Ely (1964) and Hawaii Five-O: Termination with Extreme Prejudice (1975).
2 He was the only actor to receive an Academy Award nomination under the direction of Luis Buñuel.
3 Dan O'Herlihy passed away on February 17, 2005, less than three months away from what would have been his 86th birthday on May 1.
4 Grandfather of Colin O'Herlihy and Micaela O'Herlihy.
5 Member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Actors Branch)
6 Michael B. Druxman, a close friend, said he was famed for his sense of humor. He recalled him wearing his lizard costume while driving home from the studio after filming his role as a friendly reptilian alien in The Last Starfighter (1984).
7 Received a degree in architecture from the National University of Ireland. He later took minor roles at Dublin's Abbey Theatre. He was spotted there by movie director Carol Reed, who cast him in Odd Man Out (1947).
8 He studied architecture at the National University of Ireland.
9 Father-in-law of Cornelia Hayes O'Herlihy and Vincent Dowling.
10 His first starring role in a television series was on Schlitz Playhouse (1951) in an episode called, "Log the Man Innocent", by Eric Scott.
11 Older brother of director Michael O'Herlihy.
12 Father of Gavan O'Herlihy, Patricia O'Herlihy, Lorcan O'Herlihy and Cormac O'Herlihy. Uncle of Conal O'Herlihy.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Rat Pack 1998 TV Movie Joe Kennedy
VR.5 1995 TV Series Dr. Alloysius Hunnicutt
Batman: The Animated Series 1994 TV Series Grant Walker
Under the Hammer 1994 TV Series John T. Flecknow
Love, Cheat & Steal 1993 Hamilton Fisk
The Pirates of Dark Water 1991 TV Series Additional Voices
Twin Peaks 1990-1991 TV Series Andrew Packard
Father Dowling Mysteries 1991 TV Series Wendall Peck
RoboCop 2 1990 The Old Man
The Equalizer 1989 TV Series Randall Payne
A Waltz Through the Hills 1988 TV Movie Uncle Tom
The Ray Bradbury Theater 1988 TV Series Charles Braling
L.A. Law 1988 TV Series Vernon Kepler
The Dead 1987 Mr. Browne
RoboCop 1987 The Old Man (as Daniel O'Herlihy)
Murder, She Wrote 1984-1986 TV Series Alexander Preston / Denton Langley
Wildfire 1986 TV Series Jovar
Dark Mansions 1986 TV Movie Alexander Drake
The Whoopee Boys 1986 Judge Sternhill
Remington Steele 1986 TV Series Charles Wellington
The Secret Servant 1984 TV Series Professor John Tyler
The Last Starfighter 1984 Grig
Whiz Kids 1984 TV Series Carson Marsh
The Last Day 1983 TV Movie American Ambassador
Halloween III: Season of the Witch 1982 Conal Cochran
Nancy Astor 1982 TV Mini-Series Chiswell 'Chillie' Langhorne
Trapper John, M.D. 1982 TV Series Jake
Artemis 81 1981 TV Movie Albrecht Von Drachenfels
Death Ray 2000 1981 TV Movie The Director
A Man Called Sloane 1979 TV Series The Director
Mark Twain: Beneath the Laughter 1979 TV Movie Mark Twain
Barnaby Jones 1979 TV Series Philip Spencer
Battlestar Galactica 1978 TV Series Dr. Ravashol
Charlie's Angels 1978 TV Series Freddie Brander
The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries 1977 TV Series Griffin
Woman on the Run 1977 TV Movie Crandell
Deadly Game 1977 TV Movie Colonel Edward Stryker
The Bionic Woman 1977 TV Series Harry Walker
MacArthur 1977 President Roosevelt
Good Against Evil 1977 TV Movie Father Kemschler
The Quest: The Longest Drive 1976 TV Movie Mathew Hatcher
Gibbsville 1976 TV Series Walter Culligan
The Quest 1976 TV Series Mathew Hatcher
Serpico 1976 TV Series Terence Delaney
Banjo Hackett: Roamin' Free 1976 TV Movie Tip Conaker
Hawaii Five-O 1975 TV Series Harry Wells
Shades of Greene 1975 TV Series Father Dewes
Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill 1974 TV Mini-Series Leonard Jerome
Born Free 1974 TV Series Archie Gordon
The Tamarind Seed 1974 Fergus Stephenson (as Daniel O'Herlihy)
QB VII 1974 TV Mini-Series David Shawcross
Colditz 1974 TV Series Lt. Col. Max Dodd
Ironside 1973 TV Series Arthur Justin
The Carey Treatment 1972 J.D. Randall
The People 1972 TV Movie Sol Diemus
Waterloo 1970/I Marshal Michel Ney
The Big Cube 1969 Charles Winthrop (as Daniel O'Herlihy)
100 Rifles 1969 Steven Grimes
How to Steal the World 1968 Prof. David Garrow
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. 1965-1968 TV Series Prof. David Garrow / Capt. Rupert Oliver Morton / Marcel Rudolph
Hondo 1967 TV Series Professor Phineas Blackstone
The High Chaparral 1967 TV Series Jake Lanier
Mission: Impossible 1967 TV Series Jack Cole
The Big Valley 1967 TV Series David Wyncop
The Road West 1966 TV Series Seamus O'Flaherty
The Long, Hot Summer 1966 TV Series 'Boss' Will Varner
Dr. Kildare 1961-1965 TV Series Mark Sloan / Dr. Phillip Downey / John Patrick McHenry / ...
The Defenders 1965 TV Series Governor William Defoe
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre 1964 TV Series Randolph Seers
Profiles in Courage 1964 TV Series Professor Richard T. Ely
Fail-Safe 1964 General Black
Insight 1962-1963 TV Series
Ben Casey 1963 TV Series Bartholomew Gray
Combat! 1963 TV Series Maj. Richter
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour 1963 TV Series Simon Carter
Empire 1962 TV Series Glenn Kassin
Sam Benedict 1962 TV Series Marbury
Bonanza 1962 TV Series Matthew Raine
The Cabinet of Caligari 1962 Caligari / Paul
Checkmate 1962 TV Series Stephen Jordan
Adventures in Paradise 1961-1962 TV Series Colonel Tomlinson / Seth Wilkerson
Route 66 1962 TV Series John Westerbrook
Target: The Corruptors 1961 TV Series Walter Cannon
The United States Steel Hour 1954-1961 TV Series George Morris / Nicholas / Tony
Kraft Mystery Theater 1961 TV Series
King of the Roaring 20's: The Story of Arnold Rothstein 1961 Detective Phil Butler
The Best of the Post 1961 TV Series Pomfret / Doctor
The Americans 1961 TV Series Col. Fry
Rawhide 1960 TV Series John Cord
One Foot in Hell 1960 Sir Harry Ivers
The Night Fighters 1960 Don McGinnis
The Untouchables 1960 TV Series Ace Banner
Playhouse 90 1957-1960 TV Series Roger Smythe / Dr. Keller
The DuPont Show with June Allyson 1960 TV Series David
The Young Land 1959 Judge Millard Isham
General Electric Theater 1953-1959 TV Series Robert Burns
Imitation of Life 1959 David Edwards
Home Before Dark 1958 Arnold Bronn
Zane Grey Theater 1957 TV Series Capt. Cleve Scott
Kraft Theatre 1957 TV Series
The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial 1957 TV Series District Attorney Walter Carmody
City After Midnight 1957 Dermot Kinross
Studio 57 1956 TV Series Hartman
Lux Video Theatre 1955-1956 TV Series Henry Jeremy Oliver Bradford ...
The Loretta Young Show 1956 TV Series Dave Hardy
Chevron Hall of Stars 1956 TV Series
Schlitz Playhouse 1955 TV Series
Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre 1955 TV Series Edgar
Screen Directors Playhouse 1955 TV Series Dr. Donald Kent
Celebrity Playhouse 1955 TV Series
The Virgin Queen 1955 Lord Derry
The Purple Mask 1955 Brisquet
Climax! 1955 TV Series Ian Hamilton
Stage 7 1955 TV Series Brad Wentworth
Bengal Brigade 1954 Capt. Ronald Blaine (as Daniel O'Herlihy)
The Black Shield of Falworth 1954 Prince Hal (as Daniel O'Herlihy)
Robinson Crusoe 1954 Robinson Crusoe / Crusoe's father (as Daniel O'Herlihy)
Cavalcade of America 1952-1953 TV Series Benedict Arnold Nathaniel Hawthorne
Sword of Venus 1953 Danglars
Invasion, U.S.A. 1952 Mr. Ohman
Operation Secret 1952 Mike Duncan
The Unexpected 1952 TV Series
Actor's and Sin 1952 Alfred O'Shea / Narrator (segment "Actor's Blood")
At Sword's Point 1952 Aramis Jr.
The Last Half Hour: The Mayerling Story 1951 TV Movie Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria
The Blue Veil 1951 Hugh Williams
The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel 1951 Commando Captain (uncredited)
The Highwayman 1951 Robin
Soldiers Three 1951 Sgt.Murphy
The Iroquois Trail 1950 Lt. Blakely
Your Show Time 1949 TV Series
Kidnapped 1948 Alan Breck
Larceny 1948 Duke
Macbeth 1948 Macduff
Odd Man Out 1947 Nolan
Hungry Hill 1947 Harry Brodrick

Art Department

Art Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Macbeth 1948 set designer - uncredited

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Revisiting 'Fail-Safe' 2000 Video documentary short Himself
Buñuel en Hollywood 2000 TV Movie documentary Himself
John Huston and the Dubliners 1987 Documentary Himself
Star's Table 1986 TV Series Himself
Celebrity Bowling 1976 TV Series Himself
The Presidency: A Splendid Misery 1964 TV Movie documentary
Here's Hollywood 1961 TV Series Himself
About Faces 1960 TV Series Himself
Playhouse 90 1957 TV Series Himself - Host
Shower of Stars 1955 TV Series Himself - Actor
The 27th Annual Academy Awards 1955 TV Special Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role & Co-Presenter: Art Direction-Set Decoration Awards
Hunters of the Deep 1954 Documentary Narrator

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness 2011 TV Series documentary Cochran / Conal Cochran
RoboCop: Creating a Legend 2007 Video documentary short The Old Man
The 78th Annual Academy Awards 2006 TV Special Himself - Memorial sequence
12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2006 TV Special Himself - In Memoriam
Glen Larson on the Creation of 'Battlestar Galactica' 2004 Video documentary short Dr. Ravishol (uncredited)
Studio 57 1957 TV Series Edgar

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1961 Bronze Wrangler Western Heritage Awards Fictional Television Drama Rawhide (1959) · Ted Post (director)
· Charles Marquis Warren (producer)
· John Dunkel (writer)
· Sheb Wooley (actor)
· Paul Brinegar (actor)
· Eric Fleming (actor)
· Clint Eastwood (actor)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1955 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Actor in a Leading Role Robinson Crusoe (1954)


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#Quote
1 [1988 interview] I'm not excessively "theater" or excessively an actor, but if I stay away for more than six months, I get edgy. I like to work and I don't really see a time when I would retire.

#Trademark
1 Rich baritone voice

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