Sometimes credited as: James/Jim Sheridan
James Sheridan Tansey or Sheridan James Tansey
Sherry Tansey was a prolific henchie in scores of westerns from the early 1930s through the mid 1940s, and many of these films were associated with his brother Bob who was involved in the production.
There's a profile of Sherry Tansey on the Old Corral, including some fond remembrances of "Uncle Sherry" from Dave Tansey. Go back to the Old Corral homepage, and scroll down the left side menu to the Henchies section ... or click HERE (and use your browser's 'Back' button to return to this page).
Although some of the data is incomplete or inaccurate, the Internet Movie Database (IMDb) has information on Sherry Tansey: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0792175/
Above are Lafe McKee and Emma Tansey as "Mr. and Mrs. Lane" in the Fred Scott KNIGHT OF THE PLAINS (Stan Laurel Prod / Spectrum, 1938).
(Courtesy of Ed Tabor)
Above are Emma Tansey and Lloyd Ingraham as "Mr. and Mrs. Nestor" in the Johnny Mack Brown THE GAMBLING TERROR (A. W. Hackel / Republic, 1937).
Although some of the data is incomplete or inaccurate, the Internet Movie Database (IMDb) has information on Emma Tansey: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0849800/
|John Foster Tansey|
(Courtesy of Dave Tansey)
Although some of the data is incomplete or inaccurate, the Internet Movie Database (IMDb) has information on John Tansey: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0849803/
The Internet Broadway database has John Tansey appearing in eight Broadway plays during the years 1908-1911: https://www.ibdb.com/broadway-cast-staff/john-tansey-68865
Drina Mohacsi's Young Hollywood Hall of Fame has more on child actor John / Johnny Tansey: http://www.younghollywoodhof.com/john_tansey.htm
1930 census summary and census takers worksheet - 28 year old John Tansey is one of many lodgers residing at the Cortez Hotel, Los Angeles, and his occupation is "Director - Movie Studio": https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCJY-HMF
United States World War II Army Enlistment Records database has a record for John F. Tansey, born 1901 in New York, and he is divorced with dependents. He enlisted in the Army on October 7, 1942 in Los Angeles: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KMKR-M71