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Sherry Tansey

1904-1961

Sometimes credited as: James/Jim Sheridan

Real name:
James Sheridan Tansey or Sheridan James Tansey

(Courtesy of Dave 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 Villains & Supporting Players 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.  Click HERE.


SHERIDAN JAMES TANSEY
(aka James Sheridan/Jim Sheridan/Sherry Tansey)

Sound films only
Filmography provided by Les Adams
Blue = Films with Robert Tansey and/or John Tansey involvement
Date Film Company Star Role
8/10/30 Romance of the West Capitol Pictures Jack Perrin Henchman
12/1/30 Riders of the Rio Round-Up Pictures Lane Chandler Henchman
1/20/32 Fighting Fool, The Columbia Tim McCoy Barfly
1/1/34 Big Calibre Supreme Pictures Bob Steele Barfly
4/1/34 Pals of the Prairie Imperial Buffalo Bill, Jr. Henchman
5/1/34 Arizona Cyclone Imperial Wally Wales Deputy Pascal
6/1/34 Sundown Trail Imperial Wally Wales Wolfer
6/8/34 Operator 13 M-G-M Gary Cooper Officer
7/1/34 Carrying the Mail Imperial Wally Wales The Drunk
8/1/34 Desert Man, The Imperial Wally Wales Chuck
9/1/34 Pals of the West Imperial Wally Wales Pete
10/1/34 Lone Rider, The Imperial Wally Wales Wilson
11/1/34 West of the Law Imperial Wally Wales Flash
12/1/34 Courage of the North Empire John Preston The Hawk
1/1/35 No Man's Range Supreme Pictures Bob Steele Barfly
3/1/35 Phantom Cowboy, The Aywon Pictures Ted Wells Jack Rogers
6/20/35 Dawn Rider, The Lone Star John Wayne Townsman
6/20/35 Outlaw Deputy, The Puritan Pictures Tim McCoy Barfly
7/1/35 Branded a Coward Supreme Pictures Johnny Mack Brown Bushwhacker
7/20/35 Paradise Canyon Lone Star John Wayne Henchman Pete
8/19/35 Westward Ho Republic John Wayne Townsman
10/15/35 Way of the West, The Superior Pictures Wally Wales Henchman Skipy
11/1/35 Rider of the Law, The Supreme Pictures Bob Steele Red Tolliver
11/4/35 Lawless Range Republic John Wayne Townsman
11/12/35 Timber Terrors Empire John Preston Bill Boyd
11/29/35 Between Men Supreme Pictures Johnny Mack Brown Henchman Tampas
12/1/35 Law of the 45's, The Normandy Big Boy Williams Henchman Toral
12/30/35 Custer's Last Stand Stage and Screen Rex Lease Henchman Jim
1/1/36 Trail's End Beaumont Pictures Conway Tearle Henchman
2/15/36 Lawless Nineties, The Republic John Wayne Deputy
4/29/36 Roamin' Wild Reliable Tom Tyler Henchman
5/14/36 Pinto Rustlers Reliable Tom Tyler Henchman
5/14/36 Speed Reporter, The Reliable Pictures Richard Talmadge Henchman Gat
6/22/36 Guns and Guitars Republic Gene Autry Townsman
8/6/36 Idaho Kid Colony Pictures Rex Bell Henchman Joe
8/15/36 Santa Fe Bound Reliable Tom Tyler Henchman
12/20/36 Headin' For the Rio Grande Grand National Tex Ritter The Informer
2/15/37 Gambling Terror, The Republic Johnny Mack Brown Henchman Pete
2/25/37 Santa Fe Rides Reliable Bob Custer Bass Player
2/27/37 Silver Trail, The Reliable Rex Lease Henchman Tex
3/24/37 Lightnin' Crandall Republic Bob Steele Henchman Slim
5/3/37 Whistling Bullets Ambassador Kermit Maynard Henchman Sam
5/4/37 Trusted Outlaw, The Republic Bob Steele Henchman Red
5/13/37 Guns in the Dark Republic Johnny Mack Brown Henchman Jordan
5/18/37 Gun Lords of Stirrup Basin Republic Bob Steele Ranch Hand
5/22/37 Sing, Cowboy, Sing Grand National Tex Ritter Henchman
6/21/37 Lawman Is Born, A Republic Johnny Mack Brown Cowhand
7/1/37 Wild West Days Universal Johnny Mack Brown Henchman
7/7/37 Doomed at Sundown Republic Bob Steele Henchman
7/19/37 Red Rope, The Republic Bob Steele Henchman Curley
8/2/37 Boothill Brigade Republic Johnny Mack Brown Henchman
8/6/37 Heroes of the Alamo Sunset Prod. Lane Chandler Alamo Defender
8/6/37 Mystery of the Hooded Horsemen,The Monogram Tex Ritter Henchman
9/1/37 Moonlight on the Range Spectrum Fred Scott Henchman
9/2/37 God's Country and the Man Monogram Tom Keene Henchman
9/9/37 Riders of the Dawn Monogram Jack Randall Henchman Pinto
9/22/37 Stars Over Arizona Monogram Jack Randall Henchman
9/24/37 Arizona Gunfighter, The Republic Bob Steele Henchman Monte
10/13/37 Where Trails Divide Monogram Tom Keene Henchman Spade
10/18/37 Roll Along, Cowboy 20th Century-Fox Smith Ballew Barfly
11/3/37 Danger Valley Monogram Jack Randall Henchman
12/5/37 Fighting Deputy, The Spectrum Fred Scott Henchman
1/11/38 Paroled- To Die Republic Bob Steele Henchman Matson
1/15/38 Ranger's Roundup Spectrum Fred Scott Henchman
3/7/38 Rolling Caravans Columbia Jack Luden Barfly
3/7/38 Thunder in the Desert Republic Bob Steele Henchman
3/18/38 Lure of the Wasteland Al Lane Prod. Grant Withers Henchman Spike
4/1/38 Songs and Bullets Spectrum Fred Scott Henchman
4/18/38 Feud Maker, The Republic Bob Steele Rowdy Cowhand
4/27/38 Gunsmoke Trail Monogram Jack Randall Henchman
5/12/38 Knight of the Plains Spectrum Fred Scott Henchman
5/21/38 Six Shootin' Sheriff Grand National Ken Maynard Bar X Henchman
5/29/38 Phantom Ranger Monogram Tim McCoy Henchman
6/6/38 Man's Country, A Monogram Jack Randall Henchman Carter
8/12/38 Utah Trail Grand National Tex Ritter Henchman
9/7/38 Starlight Over Texas Monogram Tex Ritter Henchman Croft
9/14/38 Mexicali Kid, The Monogram Jack Randall Deputy
10/1/38 Red Barry Universal Buster Crabbe Henchman Lewis
10/10/38 Lightning Carson Rides Again Victory Pictures Tim McCoy Henchman
11/2/38 In Early Arizona Columbia Bill Elliott Townsman
11/16/38 Gun Packer Monogram Jack Randall Deputy Ben
11/25/38 Six Gun Trail Victory Pictures Tim McCoy Henchman
12/21/38 Wild Horse Canyon Monogram Jack Randall Henchman
1/25/39 Drifting Westward Monogram Jack Randall Henchman Piute
2/17/39 Six Gun Rhythm Grand National Tex Fletcher Slim
2/25/39 Code of the Cactus Victory Pictures Tim McCoy Henchman
3/22/39 Trigger Smith Monogram Jack Randall Henchman
3/31/39 Silver on the Sage Paramount Pictures William Boyd Baker
4/10/39 Texas Wildcats Victory Pictures Tim McCoy Henchman
4/19/39 Man From Texas, The Monogram Tex Ritter Henchman
8/10/39 Riders of the Sage Metropolitan Pictures Bob Steele Henchman
10/10/39 Adventures of the Masked Phantom Equity Pictures Monte Rawlins Henchman
10/29/39 Overland Mail Monogram Jack Randall Henchman Joe
12/15/39 Westbound Stage Monogram Tex Ritter Henchman
2/1/40 Phantom Rancher Colony Pictures Ken Maynard Henchman Joe
3/2/40 Rhythm of the Rio Grande Monogram Tex Ritter Henchman
4/20/40 Pals of the Silver Sage Monogram Tex Ritter Henchman Rip
5/9/40 Cowboy From Sundown, The Monogram Tex Ritter Davis Cowhand
6/1/40 Frontier Crusader P. R. C. Tim McCoy Henchman
7/3/40 Golden Trail, The Monogram Tex Ritter Henchman
7/20/40 Billy the Kid Outlawed P. R. C. Bob Steele Henchman
7/29/40 Rainbow Over the Range Monogram Tex Ritter Henchman
8/19/40 Arizona Frontier Monogram Tex Ritter Henchman
9/30/40 Billy the Kid in Texas P. R. C. Bob Steele Townsman
11/11/40 Take Me Back to Oklahoma Monogram Tex Ritter Henchman
1/4/41 White Eagle Columbia Buck Jones Barfly
1/24/41 Billy the Kid's Range War P. R. C. Bob Steele Henchman
2/25/41 Ridin' the Cherokee Trail Monogram Tex Ritter Henchman
2/28/41 Lone Rider Crosses the Rio, The P. R. C. George Houston Henchman
3/7/41 Outlaws of the Rio Grande P. R. C. Tim McCoy Henchman
4/18/41 Billy the Kid's Fighting Pals P. R. C. Bob Steele Henchman
5/10/41 Pioneers, The Monogram Tex Ritter Henchman
5/28/41 Silver Stallion, The Monogram David Sharpe Henchman
7/15/41 Sunset in Wyoming Republic Gene Autry Townsman
7/25/41 Wanderers of the West Monogram Tom Keene Haines
10/17/41 Driftin' Kid, The Monogram Tom Keene Henchman
10/31/41 Riding the Sunset Trail Monogram Tom Keene Rip Carson
12/5/41 Lone Star Lawmen Monogram Tom Keene Henchman Red
12/30/41 Rollin' Home To Texas Monogram Tex Ritter Henchman
2/13/42 Western Mail Monogram Tom Keene Henchman Cheyenne
3/6/42 Arizona Roundup Monogram Tom Keene Henchman Kansas
4/1/42 Where Trails End Monogram Tom Keene Henchman Buck
4/24/42 Boothill Bandits Monogram Range Busters Henchman
12/17/42 Valley of Vanishing Men, The Columbia Bill Elliott Townsman
7/1/44 Harmony Trail Mattox Ken Maynard Bank Teller



Emma Tansey

1870-1942

(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.  Click HERE.


EMMA TANSEY
Sound films only
Filmography provided by Les Adams
Blue = Films with Robert Tansey and/or John Tansey involvement
Date Title Company Star Role
4/12/30 Beyond the Rio Grande Big 4 Jack Perrin Mrs. Burke
11/1/32 If I Had A Million Paramount Gary Cooper Resident
12/9/32 Dentist, The Paramount W. C. Fields Old Lady
2/23/34 It Happened One Night Columbia Clark Gable Bus Passenger
5/10/34 Blue Steel Lone Star John Wayne Mrs. Williams
2/2/35 Okay Toots! MGM/Roach Charley Chase Old Lady
4/21/35 Les Miserables United Artists Frederic March Peasant Woman
5/11/35 Silver Bullet, The Reliable Tom Tyler Townswoman
12/30/35 Bulldog Courage Puritan Pictures Tim McCoy Stage Passenger
2/15/36 Lawless Nineties, The Republic John Wayne Settler's Wife
12/1/36 Pace That Kills, The Willis Kent Lois January Mrs. Grady
2/15/37 Gambling Terror, The Republic Johnny Mack Brown Mrs. Nestor
5/18/37 Gun Lords of Stirrup Basin Republic Bob Steele Aunt Hattie
7/19/37 Red Rope, The Republic Bob Steele Townswoman
9/24/37 Arizona Gunfighter, The Republic Bob Steele Mrs. Lorimer
5/12/38 Knight of the Plains Spectrum Fred Scott Martha Lane
9/16/38 Billy the Kid Returns Republic Roy Rogers Townswoman
7/19/40 Deadwood Dick Columbia Don Douglas Miranda
8/1/40 Lady In Question, The Columbia Brian Aherne Flower Woman
11/29/40 Bank Dick, The Universal W. C. Fields Old Lady
5/3/41 Meet John Doe Warner Bros. Gary Cooper Mrs. Delaney
10/10/41 Never Give a Sucker An Even Break Universal W. C. Fields Old Lady
12/5/41 Lone Star Lawmen Monogram Tom Keene Ranch Wife



John Tansey

1901-1971

  Although some of the data is incomplete or inaccurate, the Internet Movie Database (IMDB) has information on John Tansey.  Click HERE.

(Courtesy of Dave Tansey)

John Tansey
Sound films only
Filmography provided by Les Adams
Blue = Films with Robert Tansey and/or Sherry Tansey involvement
Date Film Company Star Role
8/10/30 Romance of the West Capitol Pictures Jack Perrin Producer/Director/Player(?)
12/1/30 Riders of the Rio Round-Up Pictures Lane Chandler Producer/Director/Player(?)



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