Gary Merrill Actor

Gary merrill

Gary Fred Merrill (August 2, 1915 – March 5, 1990) was an American film and television character actor whose credits included more than fifty feature films, a half-dozen mostly short-lived TV series, and dozens of television guest appearances. Born in Hartford, Connecticut, he attended private Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine and began acting in 1944, while still in the United States Army Air Forces, in Winged Victory. Before entering films, Merrill's deep cultured voice won him a recurring role as Batman in the Superman radio series. His film career began promisingly, with roles in films like Twelve O'Clock High (1949) and All About Eve (1950), but he rarely moved beyond supporting roles in his many Westerns, war movies, and medical dramas. His television career was extensive, if not consistent. He appeared from 1954-1956 as Jason Tyler on the NBC crime drama Justice, about lawyers of the Legal Aid Society of New York. In that series, he was cast oppostie Dane Clark and then William Prince in the role of Richard Adams. Merrill also had recurring roles in Then Came Bronson with Michael Parks and Young Doctor Kildare, both of which lasted less than a season.

Personal details

Date of birth
August 2nd, 1915
Nationality
United States of America
Date of death
March 5th, 1990 at age of 74
Place of death
Falmouth
Cause of death
Lung cancer
Places lived
Maine , United States, with Territories
pop. 1,328,302 (2013)
Hartford , Connecticut
pop. 125,017 (2013)

Family

Spouses
Children

Education

1. Bowdoin College Colleges/University

Bowdoin College /ˈboʊdɨn/, founded in 1794, is a private liberal arts college located in the coastal Maine town of Brunswick. The college enrolls approximately 1,700 students and has been coeducational since 1971. It offers 33 majors and 4 additional minors, and the student-faculty ratio is 9:1. Famous alumni include Joshua Chamberlain, Henry W. Longfellow, Franklin Pierce and Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Type Private school
Endowment
2013. 1.04 bil. $
2011. 904 mil. $
Institution colors
Founded
June 24th, 1794
Headquarters
255 Maine Street, 04011 - Brunswick, Maine
Undergraduates
2013. 1,795
2010. 1,762
2009. 1,777
Acceptance rate
2013. 14.9 %
2010. 16.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 45 K $
2010. 41.2 K $
Official web page www.bowdoin.edu
Wikipedia article
Social media

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Bowdoin College connected by profession and/or age

b. 1902., Actor
b. 1977., Actor
b. 1905., Actor
b. 1961., Actor
b. 1930., Actor
b. 1956., Actor
b. 1969., Actor
b. 1917., Military Person

Movie performances

Average rating by genre

GenreNum. of titlesAvg. rating
Drama187.08
War47.2
Action36.57
Crime57.26
Film-Noir47.1
Adventure66.18
Sci-Fi26.25
Family26.5
Comedy46.33
Western36.27

1. Huckleberry Finn (1974)

Adventure, Musical
played Pap
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
118.0
9 Show list

Huckleberry Finn is the 1974 musical film version of Mark Twain's American classic, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. The movie was produced by Reader's Digest and Arthur P. Jacobs, directed by J. Lee Thompson, and starred Jeff East as Huckleberry Finn and Paul Winfield as Jim. The film contains original music and songs, such as "Freedom" and "Cairo, Illinois", by the popular Sherman Brothers, Robert B. Sherman and Richard M. Sherman. This film followed the previous year's highly successful Tom Sawyer, based on Twain's novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, also produced and written by the same team and starring East in the role of Huckleberry Finn.

Awards

Top cast

The King
Col. Grangerford
Huckleberry Finn
Mrs. Loftus
The Duke
Widow Douglas
Mrs. Grangerford
Jim's Wife
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Fred Werner
Donfeld
English
United States of America

2. Earth II (1971)

Sci-Fi
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
100.0

Earth II was a 1971 pilot, aired November 28, for a television series about a colony established in orbit around the Earth. It starred Gary Lockwood, Anthony Franciosa, Lew Ayres and Mariette Hartley.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

3. The Incident (1967)

Crime, Drama
played Douglas McCann
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
107.0
,
Edward Meadow
,
Monroe Sachson
Nicholas E. Baehr
14 Show list

The Incident is a 1967 American film written by Nicholas E. Baehr, directed by Larry Peerce and starring Beau Bridges, Tony Musante, Brock Peters and Martin Sheen It tells the story of two young hoodlums who, after mugging a man at knifepoint, board a New York City subway train and terrorize the passengers. The film was made for a budget of $1,050,000.

Awards

Top cast

Artie Connors
Pfc. Felix Teflinger
Joan Robinson
Bertha Beckerman
Arnold Robinson
Bill Wilks
Joe Ferrone
Sam Beckerman
Harry Purvis
Muriel Purvis
Wilks' Daughter
Alice Keenan
Kenneth Otis
Helen Wilks
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Gerald Hirschfeld
Muriel Gettinger
English
United States of America

4. Cast a Giant Shadow (1966)

Adventure, Drama, History
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
146.0
5 Show list

Cast a Giant Shadow is a 1966 big-budget action movie based on the life of Colonel Mickey Marcus starring Kirk Douglas and Senta Berger. Yul Brynner, John Wayne, Frank Sinatra, and Angie Dickinson also appear in cameo supporting roles. Melville Shavelson adapted, produced and directed.

Awards

Top cast

Jeep Driver
Gen. Mike Randolph
David Marcus
Emma Marcus
Asher Gonen
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
1948 Arab–Israeli War
Aldo Tonti
Cast a Giant Shadow
Hebrew, English
United States of America

5. Ride Beyond Vengeance (1966)

Western
played Dub Stokes
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
101.0
17 Show list $650K

Ride Beyond Vengeance is a 1966 western film. It stars Chuck Connors, Michael Rennie, Kathryn Hays and Bill Bixby. The film was directed by Bernard McEveety and produced by Andrew J. Fenady from the story "The Night of the Tiger" by Al Dewlen. Glenn Yarbrough sang the title song vocals. It was released in January 1966. The budget was an estimated $650,000.

Awards

Top cast

Tod Wisdom
Hanley
Johnsy Boy Hood
Bonnie Shelley
Mrs. Lavender
Pete the Blacksmith
Elwood Coates
The Narrator
Jonas Trapp, the Tiger
Brooks Durham
Bartender
The Census Taker
The Hotel Clerk
Aunt Gussie
Mr. Kratz
Jessie Larkin Trapp
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

6. Around the World Under the Sea (1965)

Action, Adventure
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
110.0
1 Show list $40K

Around the World Under the Sea is a 1966 science fiction film directed by Andrew Marton and starring Lloyd Bridges, with Marshall Thompson, Shirley Eaton, Gary Merrill, and David McCallum. It follows the adventures of a crew of the deep-diving nuclear-powered civilian research submarine Hydronaut making a submerged circumnavigation of the world to plant monitoring sensors on the ocean floor that will help scientists better predict impending earthquakes. Although Jules Verne isn't credited by the film makers, his influence can be seen throughout the film.

Awards

Top cast

Dr. Philip Volker
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Harry Sukman
English
United States of America

7. Catacombs (1965)

Mystery, Thriller, Horror
played Raymond Garth
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
84.0
5 Show list

Catacombs is a 1965 British horror film directed by Gordon Hessler and starring Gary Merrill, Georgina Cookson and Jane Merrow.

Awards

Top cast

Alice Taylor
Police Inspector Merkot
Ellen Garth
Christine
Solicitor
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United Kingdom

8. A Girl Named Tamiko (1962)

Drama
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
110.0

A Girl Named Tamiko is a drama film directed by John Sturges, filmed in Technicolor and Panavision, and released by Paramount Pictures.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

9. The Pleasure of His Company (1961)

Comedy
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
115.0
1 Show list

The Pleasure of His Company is a comedy film starring Fred Astaire and Debbie Reynolds, directed by George Seaton and released by Paramount Pictures. It is based on the 1958 play of the same name by Samuel A. Taylor and Cornelia Otis Skinner. Astaire won a Golden Globe award for his performance.

Awards

Top cast

Jessica Anne Poole
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

10. The Great Impostor (1961)

Comedy, Drama
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
113.0
6 Show list

The Great Impostor is a 1961 movie based on the true story of an impostor named Ferdinand Waldo Demara. Loosely based on Robert Crichton's 1959 biography of the same name, it stars Tony Curtis in the title role, directed by Robert Mulligan. The film only loosely follows Demara's real-life exploits, and is much lighter in tone than the book on which it is based.

Awards

Top cast

Ben. W. Stone, Dr. Joseph Mornay, Ferdinand Waldo Demara Jr., Dr. Gilbert, Martin Donner, Robert Boyd Hammnd
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

11. The Savage Eye (1960)

Drama
played The poet
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
68.0
2 Show list 1 Show list

The Savage Eye is a 1959 "dramatized documentary" film that superposes a dramatic narration of the life of a divorced woman with documentary camera footage of an unspecified 1950s city. In a 1960 review, A. H. Weiler characterized the film: ... it is from the photographic and sound-track concentration on the Hogarthian faces of Los Angeles that The Savage Eye derives most of its ferocity. The rabid wrestling-match audiences; the middle-aged and elderly ladies seeking improvement of gross bodies in beauty parlors; the sensuous writhings of Jean Hidey as she strips and teases in a burlesque joint, and, most effectively, the matter-of-fact faith healer who doles out wholesale blessings on the afflicted are the most striking glints in The Savage Eye. The film was written, produced, directed, and edited by Ben Maddow, Sidney Meyers, and Joseph Strick, who did the work over several years on their weekends. Benjamin Jackson has noted that Irving Lerner, Strick's collaborator on the earlier documentary Muscle Beach, "was part of the original group, but left in the middle of production.

Awards

1960 BAFTA Award for Best Documentary

Top cast

Judith McGuire
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

12. The Wonderful Country (1959)

Romance, Western
played Maj. Stark Colton
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
96.0
3 Show list

The Wonderful Country is a 1959 Technicolor Western film based on Tom Lea's novel of the same name that was produced by Robert Mitchum's DRM Production company in Mexico. Tom Lea has a cameo as a barber.

Awards

Top cast

Martin Brady
Texas Ranger Capt. Rucker
Cipriano Castro
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

13. The Missouri Traveler (1958)

Drama, Family, Western
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
103.0

The Missouri Traveler is a 1958 American coming-of-age period piece drama film directed by Jerry Hopper starring Brandon deWilde and Lee Marvin. It is based on the novel by John Burress. The cinematography was by Technicolor developer Winton C. Hoch with harmonica and banjo score by Jack Marshall of The Munsters fame. The film was distributed by Disney's Buena Vista Corporation. It is the second of only 3 films produced by Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney's C. V. Whitney Pictures; the first being The Searchers in 1956 with John Wayne and directed by John Ford, the last being The Young Land in 1959 with Patrick Wayne and Dennis Hopper. The year after the film's release deWilde would address more adult themes in Blue Denim.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

14. Navy Wife (1956)

Comedy
played Jack Blain
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
83.0
Kay Lenard
6 Show list

Navy Wife is a 1956 comedy film directed by Edward Bernds, and starring Joan Bennett, Gary Merrill, Shirley Yamaguchi. The screenplay was written by Kay Lenard, based on the novel Mother Sir by Tats Blain.

Awards

Top cast

Peg Blain
Mayor Yoshida
Debby Blain
Capt. Arwin
Dr. Carter
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Wilfred M. Cline
English
United States of America

15. Witness to Murder (1954)

Drama, Film-Noir, Crime
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
83.0
1 Show list

Witness to Murder is a 1954 suspense film starring Barbara Stanwyck. While the film received moderately positive reviews, it ended up as an also-ran to Alfred Hitchcock's somewhat similar Rear Window, which opened less than a month later. The latter picture was a box-office hit.

Awards

Top cast

Cheryl Draper
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

16. A Blueprint for Murder (1953)

Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
77.0

A Blueprint for Murder is a 1953 thriller film noir starring Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters, and Gary Merrill. Andrew L. Stone wrote and directed the film.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

17. Phone Call from a Stranger (1952)

Drama
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
96.0
1 Show list

Phone Call from a Stranger is a 1952 American drama film directed by Jean Negulesco, who was nominated for the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival. The screenplay by Nunnally Johnson and I.A.R. Wylie, which received the award for Best Scenario at the same festival, centers on the survivor of a plane crash who contacts the relatives of three of the victims he came to know on board the flight.

Awards

Top cast

Marie Hoke
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Aviation
English
United States of America

18. Another Man's Poison (1952)

Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
90.0
1 Show list

Another Man's Poison is a 1951 British drama film directed by Irving Rapper and starring Bette Davis, Gary Merrill and Emlyn Williams. The screenplay by Val Guest is based on the play Deadlock by Leslie Sands.

Awards

Top cast

Janet Frobisher
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United Kingdom

19. Decision Before Dawn (1951)

Drama, War
played Col. Devlin
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
119.0
,
Jack Rollens
,
4 Show list

Decision Before Dawn is a 1951 American war film directed by Anatole Litvak, starring Richard Basehart, Oskar Werner, and Hans Christian Blech. It tells the story of the American Army using potentially unreliable German prisoners of war to gather intelligence in the closing days of World War II. The film was adapted by Jack Rollens and Peter Viertel from the novel Call It Treason by George Howe. It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Film Editing and Best Picture.

Awards

Top cast

Lt. Dick Rennick
Cpl. Karl Maurer aka happy
Sgt. Rudolf Barth aka tiger
Col. Von Ecker
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
World War II
English, German, French
United States of America

20. The Frogmen (1951)

Adventure, War, Drama
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
96.0
1 Show list

The Frogmen is a 1951 black-and-white film made by Twentieth Century Fox. It is based on operations by United States Navy Underwater Demolition Teams, popularly known as "frogmen", against the Japanese Army and naval forces in World War II. It was the first such movie about scuba diving and became a popular cultural hit. The film opens with this written statement: "This is a true story based on incidents which occurred in the latter part of World War II. It deals with one of the most hazardous and unique branches of the Armed Forces...the Underwater Demolition Teams. This film could not have been produced without the active cooperation of the Department of Defense and the United States Navy." Underwater Demolition Teams have been used since World War II for reconnaissance duties, clearing underwater obstacles planted by the enemy, advance landings on beaches, and offensive underwater attacks on enemy ships, and were the forerunners of the Navy SEALs.

Awards

Top cast

Lt. (jg) Franklin
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
World War II
English
United States of America

21. All About Eve (1950)

Drama
played Bill Simpson
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
138.0
11 Show list 13 Show list

All About Eve is a 1950 American drama film written and directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck. It was based on the 1946 short story "The Wisdom of Eve" by Mary Orr, although screen credit was not given for it. The film stars Bette Davis as Margo Channing, a highly regarded but aging Broadway star. Anne Baxter plays Eve Harrington, an ambitious young fan who insinuates herself into Channing's life, ultimately threatening Channing's career and her personal relationships. George Sanders, Celeste Holm, Hugh Marlowe, Barbara Bates, Gary Merrill, and Thelma Ritter also appear, and the film provided one of Marilyn Monroe's earliest important roles. Praised by critics at the time of its release, All About Eve was nominated for 14 Academy Awards and won six, including Best Picture. As of 2014, All About Eve is still the only film in Oscar history to receive four female acting nominations. All About Eve was selected in 1990 for preservation in the United States National Film Registry and was among the first 50 films to be registered. All About Eve appeared at #16 on AFI's 1998 list of the 100 best American films.

Awards

1997 PGA Hall of Fame - Motion Pictures
1951 BAFTA Award for Best Film
1951 Cannes Jury Prize
1951 Writers Guild of America Award for Best Written Comedy
1951 Cannes Best Actress Award
1950 Academy Award for Best Costume Design, Black-and-White
1950 Academy Award for Best Screenplay
1950 DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film
1950 Academy Award for Best Picture
1950 Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing
1950 Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
1950 Academy Award for Best Director
1950 Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Top cast

Margo Channing
Birdie
Addison DeWitt
Lloyd Richards
Eve Harrington
Karen Richards
Aged Actor
Phoebe
Max Fabian
Leading Man
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
All About Eve
French, English
United States of America

22. Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950)

Crime, Film-Noir, Drama
played Tommy Scalise
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
95.0
Victor Trivas
,
Frank P. Rosenberg
, ,
7 Show list

Where the Sidewalk Ends is a 1950 American film noir directed and produced by Otto Preminger. The screenplay for the film was written by Ben Hecht, and adapted by Robert E. Kent, Frank P. Rosenberg, and Victor Trivas. The screenplay and adaptations were based on the novel Night Cry by William L. Stuart. The film stars Dana Andrews and Gene Tierney. The film narrative concerns ruthless and cynical Mark Dixon, a metropolitan police detective, who despises all criminals because his father had been one. Considered a classic of the film noir genre, the brand of violence shown in the film, "lurking below urban society", is an important noir motif.

Awards

Top cast

Lt. Thomas
Det. Mark Dixon
Martha
Morgan Taylor
Det. Paul Klein
Jiggs Taylor
Ken Paine
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

23. Mother Didn't Tell Me (1950)

Comedy
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
88.0

Mother Didn't Tell Me is a 1950 film directed by Claude Binyon.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

24. Slattery's Hurricane (1949)

Drama, Action, Adventure
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
83.0
1 Show list

Slattery's Hurricane is a 1949 drama film directed by André De Toth and based on a story submitted by Herman Wouk, who also coauthored the screenplay and published a novel of the film in 1956. The film stars Richard Widmark, Linda Darnell and Veronica Lake.

Awards

Top cast

Dolores Grieves
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Aviation
English
United States of America

25. Twelve O'Clock High (1949)

Action, Drama, War
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
132.0
1 Show list 3 Show list

Twelve O'Clock High is a 1949 American war film about aircrews in the United States Army's Eighth Air Force who flew daylight bombing missions against Nazi Germany and occupied France during the early days of American involvement in World War II. The film was adapted by Sy Bartlett, Henry King and Beirne Lay, Jr. from the 1948 novel 12 O'Clock High, also by Bartlett and Lay. It was directed by King and stars Gregory Peck, Hugh Marlowe, Gary Merrill, Millard Mitchell, and Dean Jagger. The film was nominated for four Academy Awards and won two: Dean Jagger for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, and Thomas T. Moulton for Best Sound Recording. In 1998, Twelve O'Clock High was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".

Awards

1949 Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
1949
1949 Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing

Top cast

General Savage
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Aviation
World War II
English
United States of America

26. The Quiet One (1948)

Drama
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
65.0
Janice Loeb
1 Show list

The Quiet One is a 1948 American documentary film directed by Sidney Meyers. The documentary chronicles the rehabilitation of a young, emotionally disturbed African-American boy; it contains a commentary written by James Agee, and narrated by Gary Merrill. In his 1949 review, Bosley Crowther characterized the film succinctly: Out of the tortured experiences of a 10-year-old Harlem Negro boy, cruelly rejected by his loved ones but rescued by the people of the Wiltwyck School, a new group of local film-makers has fashioned a genuine masterpiece in the way of a documentary drama. The still photographer Helen Levitt was one of the film's cinematographers and writers, along with the painter Janice Loeb. The neoclassical composer Ulysses Kay wrote the score for the film. The film's three writers - Meyers, Loeb, and Levitt - were nominated for the Best Writing, Story and Screenplay Academy Award; the film itself was also nominated for the Best Documentary Feature Academy Award. The National Board of Review named The Quiet One the second best film of 1949.

Awards

Top cast

The mother
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
,
Janice Loeb
,
Richard Bagley
English
United States of America

27. Winged Victory (1944)

Drama, War
played Capt. McIntyre
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
130.0
13 Show list

Winged Victory is a 1944 American drama film directed by George Cukor, a joint effort of 20th Century Fox and the U.S. Army Air Forces. Based upon the play of the same name by Moss Hart, who also wrote the screenplay, the film only opened after the play's theatre run.

Awards

Top cast

Doctor
Robert Edward 'Bobby' Crills
Adams
Irving Miller
Lt. Thompson
Whitey
Danny 'Pinkie' Scariano
Ruth Miller
Cadet Peter Clark
Helen
Francis William 'Frankie' Davis
Dorothy Ross
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
World War II
Training camp
Flight training
Aviation
Glen MacWilliams
English
United States of America

Starring TV roles

1. Justice

Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages
NBC
April 8th, 1954 March 25th, 1956 English

2. Justice (1954)

Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages
April 8th, 1954 3

3. The Reporter

Drama
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

CBS
September 25th, 1964 December 18th, 1964 1 English

Guest TV appearances

A Man Called Shenandoah

Program genre

Western

External resources

A Man Called Shenandoah is an American Western series that aired Monday evenings on ABC-TV from September 13, 1965 to September 5, 1966. It was produced by MGM Television. Some of the location work for the 34 half-hour black and white episodes were filmed in California's High Sierras and Mojave Desert. When reruns aired on Turner Network Television in the 1990s, Only 29 of the 34 episodes were rebroadcast. In February 2014, Warner Archive Instant offered all 34 uncut episodes as part of their streaming service, but they still are not available on DVD.nThe series starred Robert Horton, who had costarred on Wagon Train from 1957 to 1962. He left that series, vowing to never do another television western, but agreed to star in A Man Called Shenandoah because he felt the show would be a great opportunity for him as an actor.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E34 May 16th, 1966
Robert Hamner
,
Ed Adamson

Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Program genre

Drama
Suspense
Anthology
Horror
Mystery
Crime Fiction
Anthology series

External resources

Alfred Hitchcock Presents is an American television anthology series hosted by Alfred Hitchcock. The series featured dramas, thrillers, and mysteries. By the time the show premiered on October 2, 1955, Hitchcock had been directing films for over three decades. Time magazine named Alfred Hitchcock Presents one of The 100 Best TV Shows of All-TIME.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S06-E08 November 22nd, 1960
S04-E36 June 21st, 1959
Robert C. Dennis
S03-E25 March 23rd, 1958
S04-E07 November 16th, 1958
S02-E18 January 27th, 1957

Ben Casey

Program genre

Medical fiction
Drama
Medical drama

External resources

Ben Casey is an American medical drama series which ran on ABC from 1961 to 1966.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S02-E17 January 28th, 1963

Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre

Program genre

Drama
Anthology
Anthology series

External resources

Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre is an American anthology series, sponsored by Chrysler Corporation, which ran on NBC from 1963 through 1967. The show was hosted by Bob Hope, but it had a variety of formats, including musical, dramatic, and comedy.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S03-E08 December 1st, 1965

Branded

Program genre

Talk show
Music
Western

External resources

Branded is an American Western series which aired on NBC from 1965 through 1966, sponsored by Procter & Gamble in its Sunday night 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time period, and starred Chuck Connors as Jason McCord, a United States Army Cavalry captain who had been drummed out of the service following an unjust accusation of cowardice.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S02-E14 December 12th, 1965
Jameson Brewer
S02-E13 December 5th, 1965
Jameson Brewer

Bus Stop

Program genre

Drama

External resources

Bus Stop is a 26-episode American drama which aired on ABC from October 1, 1961, until March 25, 1962, starring Marilyn Maxwell as Grace Sherwood, the owner of a bus station and diner in the fictitious town of Sunrise in the Colorado Rockies. The program was adapted from William Inge's play, Bus Stop, and Inge was a script consultant for the series, which followed the lives of travelers passing through the bus station and the diner. Maxwell's co-stars were Richard Anderson as District Attorney Glenn Wagner, Rhodes Reason as Sheriff Will Mayberry, Joan Freeman as waitress Elma Gahrigner, Bernard Kates as Ralph the coroner, and Buddy Ebsen as Virge Blessing.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E20 February 11th, 1962

Cannon

Program genre

Drama
Action
Crime Fiction
Adventure Film
Police procedural
Action/Adventure

External resources

Cannon is a CBS detective television series produced by Quinn Martin which aired from March 26, 1971 to March 3, 1976. The primary protagonist is the title character, private detective Frank Cannon, played by William Conrad. He also appeared on two episodes of Barnaby Jones.nCannon is the first Quinn Martin-produced series to be aired on a network other than ABC.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S05-E19 January 21st, 1976

Combat!

Program genre

Drama
Military

External resources

Combat! is an American television program that originally aired on ABC from 1962 until 1967. The show covered the grim lives of a squad of American soldiers fighting the Germans in France during World War II. The program starred Rick Jason as platoon leader Second Lieutenant Gil Hanley and Vic Morrow as Sergeant Chip Saunders. The series was unusual in that Hanley and Morrow would play the lead in alternating episodes.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E30 April 30th, 1963

Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theatre

Program genre

Drama
Western
Anthology series

External resources

Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theatre, sometimes simply called Zane Grey Theatre, is an American Western anthology series which ran on CBS from 1956 to 1961.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S02-E29 June 6th, 1958
S01-E28 May 3rd, 1957
S02-E06 November 8th, 1957

General Electric Theater

Program genre

Anthology
Anthology series

External resources

General Electric Theater is an American anthology series hosted by Ronald Reagan that was broadcast on CBS radio and television. The series was sponsored by General Electric's Department of Public Relations.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S10-E10 November 26th, 1961
S06-E28 April 20th, 1958

Hondo

Program genre

Action/Adventure
Action
Adventure Film
Western

External resources

Hondo is a 17-episode Western television series starring Ralph Taeger that aired in the United States on ABC during the 1967 fall season. The series was produced by Batjac Productions, Inc., Fenady Associates, Inc., and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Television.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E01 September 8th, 1967
S01-E02 September 15th, 1967

Kung Fu

Program genre

Adventure Film
Action/Adventure
Action
Western
Drama

External resources

Kung Fu is an American action-adventure western drama television series starring David Carradine. The series aired on ABC from October 1972, to April 1975 for a total of 63 episodes. Kung Fu was preceded by a full-length feature television pilot, an ABC Movie of the Week, which was broadcast on February 22, 1972. The series became one of the most popular television programs of the early 1970s, receiving widespread critical acclaim and commercial success upon its release.nKung Fu was created by Ed Spielman, directed and produced by Jerry Thorpe, and developed by Herman Miller, who was also a writer for, and co-producer of, the series.nThe series follows the adventures of Kwai Chang Caine, a Shaolin monk who travels through the American Old West armed only with his spiritual training and his skill in martial arts, as he seeks Danny Caine, his half-brother.nKeye Luke and Philip Ahn were also members of the regular cast. David Chow, who was also a guest star in the series, acted as the technical and kung fu advisor, a role later undertaken by Kam Yuen.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S02-E15 January 24th, 1974

Laramie

Program genre

Western
Drama

External resources

Laramie is an American Western television series that aired on NBC from 1959 to 1963. A Revue Studios production, the program originally starred John Smith as Slim Sherman, Robert Fuller as Jess Harper, Hoagy Carmichael as Jonesy and Robert L. Crawford, Jr., as Andy Sherman.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E14 December 15th, 1959

Marcus Welby, M.D.

Program genre

Medical drama
Drama
Medical fiction

External resources

Marcus Welby, M.D. is an American medical drama television program that aired on ABC from September 23, 1969, to July 29, 1976. It starred Robert Young as a family practitioner with a kind bedside manner and James Brolin as the younger doctor he often worked with, and was produced by David Victor and David J. O'Connell. The pilot, A Matter of Humanities, had aired as an ABC Movie of the Week on March 26, 1969.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S02-E02 September 9th, 1970

Medical Center

Program genre

Medical drama
Drama
Medical fiction

External resources

Medical Center is a medical drama series which aired on CBS from 1969 to 1976. It was produced by MGM Television.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S04-E23 February 28th, 1973

Movin' On

Program genre

Drama

External resources

Movin' On is an American drama series that ran for two seasons, between 1974 and 1976. It originally appeared on the NBC television network. The pilot episode for the series was known as In Tandem.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S02-E10 November 18th, 1975

New York Confidential

Program genre

Police procedural
Crime Fiction

External resources

New York Confidential is a British-American crime drama series that aired from 1958 to 1959.nThe series aired in syndicated in the United States and was broadcast on London's local ITV station, Associated-Rediffusion, in the UK. It was co-produced by ITC Entertainment, Metropolis Productions, Inc., and Television Programs of America.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S00-E31

Outlaws

Program genre

Western
Drama

External resources

Outlaws is an NBC Western television series, starring Barton MacLane as U.S. marshal Frank Caine, who operated in a lawless section of Oklahoma Territory about Stillwater.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E19 March 30th, 1961

Playhouse 90

Program genre

Anthology series
Anthology
Drama

External resources

Playhouse 90 is an American television anthology series that aired on CBS from 1956 to 1960 for a total of 133 episodes. The show was produced at CBS Television City near the Los Angeles district of Hollywood in California. Since live anthology drama series of the mid-1950s usually were hour-long shows, the title highlighted the network's intention to present something unusual: a weekly series of hour-and-a-half-long dramas rather than 60-minute plays.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S03-E29 April 23rd, 1959
S03-E17 January 29th, 1959
S01-E28 April 11th, 1957

Profiles in Courage

Program genre

Anthology series
History

External resources

Profiles in Courage is an American historical anthology series that was telecast weekly on NBC from November 8, 1964 to May 9, 1965. The series was based on the recently assassinated President John F. Kennedy's Pulitzer Prize winning book, Profiles in Courage.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E23 April 18th, 1965

Robert Montgomery Presents

Program genre

Anthology
Drama

External resources

Robert Montgomery Presents is an American dramatic television series which was produced by NBC from January 30, 1950 until June 24, 1957. The live show had several sponsors during its seven-year run, and the title was altered to feature the sponsor, usually Lucky Strike cigarettes, for example, Robert Montgomery Presents Your Lucky Strike Theater, ....The Johnson's Wax Program, and so on.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S05-E10 November 2nd, 1953

Sam Benedict

Program genre

Legal drama

External resources

Sam Benedict is an American legal drama that aired on NBC from September 1962 to March 1963. The series was created and executive produced by E. Jack Neuman.nSam Benedict is based on real-life lawyer Jacob W.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E18 January 12th, 1963

Schlitz Playhouse of Stars

Program genre

Anthology series
Anthology

External resources

Schlitz Playhouse of Stars is an anthology series that was telecast from 1951 until 1959 on CBS. Offering both comedies and drama, the series was sponsored by the Joseph Schlitz Brewing Company. The title was shortened to Schlitz Playhouse, beginning with the fall 1957 season.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S06-E21 February 22nd, 1957
S06-E30 April 26th, 1957

Studio One

Program genre

Anthology series
Drama
Anthology

External resources

Studio One is an American radio–television anthology series, created in 1947 by Canadian director Fletcher Markle, who came to CBS from the CBC.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S10-E45 September 1st, 1958

Suspicion

Program genre

Miniseries
Drama

External resources

Suspicion is the title of an American television mystery drama series which aired on the NBC from 1957 through 1959. The executive producer of Suspicion was film director Alfred Hitchcock.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E11 December 9th, 1957

The 20th Century Fox Hour

Program genre

Anthology series
Drama
Anthology

External resources

The 20th Century Fox Hour is an American drama anthology series televised in the United States on CBS from 1955 to 1957. Some of the shows in this series were restored, remastered and shown on the Fox Movie Channel in 2002 under the title Hour of Stars. The season one episode Overnight Haul, starring Richard Conte and Lizabeth Scott, was released in Australia as a feature film.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E08 January 11th, 1956
S01-E10 February 8th, 1956

The Loretta Young Show

Program genre

Drama

External resources

Letter to Loretta is an American anthology drama series telecast on NBC from September 1953 to June 1961 for a total of 165 episodes. The filmed show was hosted by Loretta Young who also played the lead in various episodes.nLetter to Loretta was sponsored by Procter & Gamble from 1953 through 1960. The final season's sponsor was Warner-Lambert's Listerine.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S05-E14 February 2nd, 1958

The New Breed

Program genre

Crime Fiction
Drama
Police procedural

External resources

The New Breed is an American crime drama series that aired on ABC from October 3, 1961 to June 5, 1962, with thirty-six episodes.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E04 October 24th, 1961

The Outer Limits

Program genre

Anthology series
Drama
Anthology
Suspense
Science Fiction

External resources

The Outer Limits is an American television series that aired on ABC from 1963 to 1965. The series is often compared to The Twilight Zone, but with a greater emphasis on science fiction stories. The Outer Limits is an anthology of self-contained episodes, sometimes with a plot twist at the end.nThe series was revived in 1995, airing on Showtime from 1995 to 1999, then on Sci-Fi Channel from 1999 until its cancellation in 2002. In 1997, the episode The Zanti Misfits was ranked #98 on TV Guide's 100 Greatest Episodes of All Time.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E08 November 11th, 1963

The Time Tunnel

Program genre

Science Fiction
Time travel

External resources

The Time Tunnel is a 1966–1967 U.S. color science fiction TV series, written around a theme of time travel adventure. The show was creator-producer Irwin Allen's third science fiction television series, released by 20th Century Fox and broadcast on ABC. The show ran for one season of 30 episodes. Reruns are viewable on cable and by Internet streaming. A pilot for a new series was produced in 2002, although it was not picked up.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E01 September 9th, 1966 ,

The Twilight Zone

Program genre

Mystery
Horror
Suspense
Drama
Science Fiction
Fantasy
Anthology

External resources

The Twilight Zone is an American television anthology series created by Rod Serling. It is a series of unrelated stories containing drama, psychological thriller, fantasy, science fiction, suspense, and/or horror, often concluding with a macabre or unexpected twist. A popular and critical success, it introduced many Americans to serious science-fiction and abstract ideas through television and also through a wide variety of Twilight Zone literature.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S03-E11 November 24th, 1961
James Sheldon

Wagon Train

Program genre

Western

External resources

Wagon Train is an American Western series that ran on NBC 1957–62 and then on ABC 1962–65, although the network also aired daytime repeats, as Major Adams, Trailmaster and Trailmaster, from January 1963 to September 1965. The show debuted at #15 in the Nielsen ratings, rose to #2 in the next three seasons, and peaked at #1 in the 1961–62 television season. After moving to ABC in the autumn of 1962, the ratings began to decline, and Wagon Train did not again make the Top 20 listing.nThe series initially starred veteran movie supporting actor Ward Bond as the wagon master, later replaced upon his death by John McIntire, and Robert Horton as the scout, subsequently replaced by lookalike Robert Fuller a year after Horton had decided to leave the series.nThe series was inspired by the 1950 film Wagon Master directed by John Ford and starring Ben Johnson, Harry Carey Jr. and Ward Bond, and harkens back to the early widescreen wagon train epic The Big Trail starring John Wayne and featuring Bond in his first major screen appearance playing a supporting role.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S01-E11 November 27th, 1957

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