First earning an international reputation in opera and musical comedy, Harve Presnell
made his feature-film debut in the film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical The Unsinkable Molly Brown playing opposite Debbie Reynolds
Though he has spent the bulk of his career on the stage, Presnell periodically appeared in other films through the '70s. After taking no film roles in the '80s, Presnell re-emerged in the Coen brothers' Fargo (1996) and has since continued to play character roles in films such as Julian Po (1997), Saving Private Ryan (1998) and Old School (2003).
: This profile was written in or before 2007.
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Harve Presnell Facts
|The Unsinkable Molly Brown|
|Mr. Monk and Mrs. Monk|
|Fargo: Special Edition|
|Coen Brothers Collection|
|The Family Man|
|Paint Your Wagon|