Liam Dunn Net Worth

Liam Dunn was born on November 12, 1916 in  New Jersey, United States, is Actor, Casting Director, Miscellaneous Crew. Liam Dunn was born in New Jersey in 1916, went to regular high school and entered a small acting school where he constantly acted in plays. Dunn was considered for his first movie role in 1968, but turned it down to work on T.V. Dunn's first big break came in 1972 for his character Judge Maxwell in the film What's Up, Doc? (1972). On the set Mel Brooks was looking for actors to form a stock, and he recruited Dunn and Madeline Kahn. Dunn is forever remembered for the character Rev. Johnson in Blazing Saddles (1974). Dunn's other works include Young Frankenstein (1974) and Silent Movie (1976). After "Silent Movie", Dunn, now weak and thin was diagnosed with emphysema. Liam Dunn died in 1976 at age 59.
Liam Dunn is a member of Actor

Age, Biography and Wiki

Who is it? Actor, Casting Director, Miscellaneous Crew
Birth Day November 12, 1916
Birth Place  New Jersey, United States
Died On April 11, 1976(1976-04-11) (aged 59)\nGranada Hills, California, U.S.
Birth Sign Sagittarius
Occupation Actor
Years active 1947–1976

💰 Net worth: $100K - $1M

Some Liam Dunn images



He frequently portrayed characters who were verbally and/or physically abused in a slapstick way. Additional television credits include Twigs, All in the Family, Barney Miller, McMillan & Wife, Rhoda, Sanford and Son, The Mary Tyler Moore Show and several episodes of the Disney anthology television series. Additional film credits included roles in Catch-22 (1970), The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid (1972), A Reflection of Fear (1972), Emperor of the North Pole (1973), Papillon (1973), Killer Bees (1974), Bank Shot (1974), At Long Last Love (1975), The Night That Panicked America (1975), Peeper (1976) and High Velocity (1976).


Dunn's breakout role was as the judge (and Barbra Streisand's father) in the 1972 film What's Up, Doc?, in which he was noticed by Mel Brooks, who was in the process of forming a stock company of actors. Dunn went on to appear in Brooks films, Blazing Saddles (1974) as 'Rev. Johnson', Young Frankenstein (1974) as 'Mr. Hilltop', and as the 'Newsvendor' in Silent Movie (1976). He also appeared in several Walt Disney Productions, such as The World's Greatest Athlete (1973), Charley and the Angel (1973), Herbie Rides Again (1974) and Gus (1976).


Dunn collapsed on the set of Disney's The Shaggy D.A. (1976), during the filming of the roller rink sequence, and died soon after on April 11, 1976, from emphysema in Granada Hills, California. John Fiedler was brought in to complete the role as dog catcher. Though only 59 at his death, Dunn always looked much older, and was cast accordingly.