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      Jimmy Lydon

      Jimmy Lydon

      Highest Rated: 92% Life With Father (1947)

      Lowest Rated: 20% Scandalous John (1971)

      Birthday: May 30, 1923

      Birthplace: Harrington Park, New Jersey, USA

      Jimmy Lydon's acting career first began when he was just 16 years old. Lydon began his acting career with roles in such films as "Back Door to Heaven" (1939), the drama "Little Men" (1940) with Kay Francis and the comedy "Henry Aldrich For President" (1941) with Charles Smith. He also appeared in the adventure "Aerial Gunner" (1943) with Richard Arlen, the Charles Smith comedy "Henry Aldrich Swings It" (1943) and the comedy "The Town Went Wild" (1944) with Freddie Bartholomew. His film career continued throughout the forties and the fifties in productions like the dramatic adaptation "The Time of Your Life" (1948) with James Cagney, "Bad Boy" (1949) and the Dan Dailey comedy "When Willie Comes Marching Home" (1950). He also appeared in the Ingrid Bergman dramatic adaptation "Joan of Arc" (1950). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Robert Mitchum comedy "The Last Time I Saw Archie" (1961), "Death of a Gunfighter" (1969) and "Scandalous John" (1971) with Brian Keith. He also appeared in "Vigilante Force" (1976). Lydon more recently appeared in "Peter Lundy and the Medicine Hat Stallion" (NBC, 1977-78). Jimmy Lydon died on March 9, 2022 in San Diego, CA at the age of 98.

      Highest rated movies

      92% Life With Father
      90% Joan of Arc
      86% Island in the Sky
      86% Strange Illusion
      20% Scandalous John

      Photos

      Jimmy Lydon HENRY ALDRICH, EDITOR, Jimmy Lydon, 1942 HENRY ALDRICH FOR PRESIDENT, Jimmy Lydon, 1941 STRANGE ILLUSION, Sally Eilers, Jimmy Lydon, 1945 TOM BROWN'S SCHOOL DAYS, Jimmy Lydon, 1940 THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE, Jimmy Lydon, 1948 HENRY ALDRICH, BOY SCOUT, Jimmy Lydon, 1944 HENRY AND DIZZY, from left, John Litel, Jimmy Lydon, (as Henry Aldrich), 1942 HENRY AND DIZZY, from left, Jimmy Lydon, (as Henry Aldrich), Mary Anderson, 1942 CYNTHIA, Jimmy Lydon, Elizabeth Taylor, 1947 HENRY ALDRICH FOR PRESIDENT, from left: June Preisser, Jimmy Lydon, 1941 CYNTHIA, Elizabeth Taylor, Jimmy Lydon, 1947 HENRY ALDRICH GETS GLAMOUR, clockwise from lower left, Diana Lynn, Frances Gifford, Jimmy Lydon, Gail Russell, Annie Rooney, 1943 HENRY ALDRICH PLAYS CUPID, from left, Jimmy Lydon, Barbara Pepper, 1944 HENRY ALDRICH SWINGS IT, from left, Charles Smith, Mimi Chandler, Jimmy Lydon, 1943 HENRY AND DIZZY, from left, Jimmy Lydon, (as Henry Aldrich), Olive Blakeney, John Litel, 1942 STRANGE ILLUSION, Jimmy Lydon, Warren William, 1945 LIFE WITH FATHER, Irene Dunne, Zasu Pitts, Martin Milner, James Lydon, William Powell, 1947 HENRY ALDRICH'S LITTLE SECRET, from left, Charles Smith, John David Robb, (baby), Jimmy Lydon, 1944 HENRY ALDRICH, BOY SCOUT, from left, Charles Smith, Joan Mortimer, Jimmy Lydon, 1944

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet 40% Peter Lundy and the Medicine Hat Stallion Muggeridge (Character) - 1977
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The New Daughters of Joshua Cabe Jim Pickett (Character) - 1976
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Too Many Suspects Actor (Character) - 1975
      20% No Score Yet Scandalous John Grotch (Character) - 1971
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Strange Monster of Strawberry Cove Jim Durden (Character) - 1971
      76% 86% The Learning Tree Associate Producer - 1969
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Chubasco Producer - 1968
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Assignment to Kill Producer - 1968
      No Score Yet 40% The Cool Ones Producer - 1967
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Last Time I Saw Archie Pvt. Billy Simpson (Character) - 1961
      No Score Yet 27% The Hypnotic Eye Emergency Doctor (Character) - 1960
      No Score Yet 17% I Passed for White Jay Morgan (Character) - 1960
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Chain of Evidence Steve Nordstrom (Character) - 1957
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Battle Stations Squawk Hewitt (Character) - 1956
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Renegade Satellite Biffen "Biff" Cardoza (Character) - 1954
      86% 62% Island in the Sky Murray (Character) - 1953
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Corky of Gasoline Alley Skeezix Wallet (Character) - 1951
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Oh! Susanna Trumpeter Benton (Character) - 1951
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hot Rod David Langham (Character) - 1950
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Destination Big House Freddy Brooks (Character) - 1950
      No Score Yet 50% September Affair Johnny Wilson (Character) - 1950
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Bad Boy Ted Hendry (Character) - 1949
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Miss Mink of 1949 Joe Forrester (Character) - 1949
      No Score Yet No Score Yet An Old-Fashioned Girl Tom Shaw (Character) - 1949
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Tucson Andy Bryant (Character) - 1949
      90% 54% Joan of Arc Pierre d'Arc (Character) - 1948
      No Score Yet 53% The Time of Your Life Dudley Raoul Bostwick (Character) - 1948
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Out of the Storm Donald Lewis (Character) - 1948
      No Score Yet 41% Cynthia Ricky Latham (Character) - 1947
      92% 77% Life With Father Clarence Day, Jr. (Character) - 1947
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Affairs of Geraldine Willy Briggs (Character) - 1946
      86% 36% Strange Illusion Paul Cartwright (as James Lydon) (Character) - 1945
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Twice Blessed Mickey Pringle (Character) - 1945
      No Score Yet No Score Yet When the Lights Go on Again Ted Benson (Character) - 1944
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Town Went Wild Bob Harrison (Character) - 1944
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Henry Aldrich, Boy Scout Henry Aldrich (Character) - 1944
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Henry Aldrich Plays Cupid Henry Aldrich (Character) - 1944
      No Score Yet No Score Yet My Best Gal Johnny McCloud (Character) - 1944
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Henry Aldrich's Little Secret Henry Aldrich (Character) - 1944
      No Score Yet 18% Aerial Gunner Pvt. Sanford "Sandy" Lunt (Character) - 1943
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Henry Aldrich Swings It Henry Aldrich (Character) - 1943
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Henry Aldrich Haunts a House Henry Aldrich (Character) - 1943
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Henry Aldrich Gets Glamour Henry Aldrich (Character) - 1943
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Cadets on Parade Joe Novak (Character) - 1942
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Henry Aldrich, Editor Henry Aldrich (Character) - 1942
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Henry and Dizzy Henry Aldrich (Character) - 1942
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Henry Aldrich for President Henry Aldrich (Character) - 1941
      No Score Yet 40% Little Men Dan (Character) - 1940
      No Score Yet 62% Tom Brown's School Days Tom Brown (Character) - 1940
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Bowery Boy Sock Dolan (Character) - 1940
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Middleton Family at the New York World's Fair Bud (Character) - 1939
      No Score Yet 20% Back Door to Heaven Frankie Rogers (Character) - 1939
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Two Thoroughbreds David Carey (Character) - 1939

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Fall Guy Unknown (Guest Star) 1982-1983
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Simon & Simon Unknown (Guest Star) 1983
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Greatest American Hero McGivers (Guest Star) 1982
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Six Million Dollar Man Dr. Waters (Guest Star),
      Director
      1974 1977
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Cannon Carter (Guest Star) 1972 1974 1976
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Gunsmoke Baines (Guest Star) 1968
      No Score Yet No Score Yet 77 Sunset Strip Johnny Jr. (Guest Star) 1958-1959 1964
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Wagon Train Unknown (Guest Star) 1959-1960 1962
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Stagecoach West Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Bronco Unknown (Guest Star) 1958 1960-1961
      92% 96% The Twilight Zone Patrolman (Character) 1961
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Lassie Mr. Dennis (Guest Star) 1960
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Timmy & Lassie Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Trackdown Joe Corbett (Guest Star) 1957 1959
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Screen Directors Playhouse Unknown (Character) 1955