|Birth: ||Oct. 20, 1922|
|Death: ||Aug. 7, 1992|
Los Angeles County
Actor. Born in Clayton, Illinois, he was a brilliant character performer best remembered for his role as a snooping used-car salesman in Alfred Hitchcock's film, "Psycho"(1960). He began his acting career on the Mississippi River showboat Goldenrod and made his debut in the Broadway show "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" in the 1940s. His other film credits included " Ride the High Country" (1962), "Five Card Stud" (1968), "Cotton Comes to Harlem" (1970), "Smokey and the Bandit II" (1980), "Zoot Suit" (1981) and "Eight Men Out" (1988). A veteran of 500 TV appearances his credits included "The Twilight Zone", "Gunsmoke", Wanted Dead or Alive", "The Rifleman", "Murder She Wrote" and "MacGyver". He died of a heart attack at age 69 in Sherman Oaks, California. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith)
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Apr 29, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6378236
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
Just watched you on an episode of Quantum Leap as an aging gunfighter and had to look you up. Always recognize your voice and enjoy seeing you in just about everything on TV and in the movies. You are remembered.|
Added: Nov. 26, 2016
Added: Nov. 4, 2016
Remembering you today. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.|
Added: Oct. 20, 2016
|There are 370 more notes not showing...|
Click here to view all notes...