Deceased Newhart Actors

by inappropriatecommentsguy | created - 13 Sep 2014 | updated - 16 Sep 2014 | Public

1. Mary Frann

Actress | Newhart

Mary Frann was born on February 27, 1943 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Mary Frances Luecke. She was an actress, known for Newhart (1982), Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993) and The Wild Wild West (1965). She was married to T.J. Escott. She died on September 23, 1998 in Beverly...

2. Tom Poston

Actor | Christmas with the Kranks

Veteran comedic actor Tom Poston, he with the bugged-out eyes that commonly accentuated a vague look of bewilderment, was born in Columbus, Ohio, in 1921 and, by age nine, was appearing with an acrobatic troupe. He was attending Bethany College in West Virginia when World War II broke out and he ...

3. Suzanne Pleshette

Actress | The Bob Newhart Show

Suzanne Pleshette achieved television immortality in her role as Bob Newhart's wife in the 1970s classic situation comedy, The Bob Newhart Show (1972). For her role as "Emily Hartley", wife of psychologist "Bob Hartley" (played by Bob Newhart), Pleshette was nominated for the Emmy Award twice, in ...

4. David Huffman

Actor | Firefox

Talented American leading and supporting actor, though often underrated, David Huffman was a familiar face in films and on television in the 1970s and 80s. The great success he had achieved, was cut short after he was tragically murdered in 1985.

He had been appearing on Broadway for a number of ...

Murdered at the age of 39 in 1985 while being a good Samaritan.

5. Jack Dodson

Actor | The Getaway

Jack Dodson was arguably best known for playing "Howard Sprague", the somewhat geeky county clerk on The Andy Griffith Show (1960). This amazingly funny character actor endeared himself to 60s and 70s audiences as the straight-laced "straight man" to the "comic idiot" character "Goober". He brought...

Best remembered as Howard Sprague on The Andy Griffith Show.

6. Natalie Core

Actress | Tonari no Totoro

Natalie Core was born on February 21, 1919 in Ford City, Pennsylvania, USA as Natalie Harris Hamund Core. She was an actress, known for My Neighbor Totoro (1988), The Ice Pirates (1984) and Dunston Checks In (1996). She died on October 14, 2011 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

7. Bill Quinn

Actor | Twilight Zone: The Movie

Bill Quinn was born on May 6, 1912 in New York City, New York, USA as William Tyrrell Quinn. He was an actor, known for Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983), Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989) and The Birds (1963). He was married to Mary Catherine Roden. He died on April 29, 1994 in Camarillo, ...

8. Estelle Omens

Actress | Dog Day Afternoon

Estelle Omens was born on October 11, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for Dog Day Afternoon (1975), Marathon Man (1976) and Mr. Mom (1983). She was married to Frank Gregory. She died on December 5, 1983 in North Hollywood, California, USA.

9. William Lanteau

Actor | On Golden Pond

William Lanteau was born on November 12, 1922 in St. Johnsbury, Vermont, USA as William Lanctot. He was an actor, known for On Golden Pond (1981), The Honeymoon Machine (1961) and Wonder Woman (1975). He died on November 3, 1993 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

10. Thomas Hill

Actor | Die unendliche Geschichte

Thomas Hill was born on June 2, 1927 in Landour, Mussoorie, India. He was an actor, known for The NeverEnding Story (1984), Firefox (1982) and Wizards and Warriors (1983). He died on April 20, 2009 in Bloomington, Indiana, USA.

11. David Byrd

Actor | Tango & Cash

David Byrd was born on September 3, 1932 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Tango & Cash (1989), Lost Highway (1997) and The Hudsucker Proxy (1994). He was married to Anne Gee Byrd. He died on January 26, 2001 in Studio City, California, USA.

12. Aaron Fletcher

Actor | Christmas at Pee Wee's Playhouse

Aaron Fletcher was born on January 29, 1927. He was an actor, known for Christmas at Pee Wee's Playhouse (1988), St. Elsewhere (1982) and Gloria (1982). He died on March 19, 1990.

13. Roy London

Director | Diary of a Hitman

In the last fifteen years of Roy London's life, he became the premier acting coach in Hollywood. He has been cited as a profound influence on film acting. He taught over two hundred and fifty actors weekly, and coached many more privately. In addition to preparing his clients for performances, ...

14. Robert Moberly

Actor | Remington Steele

Robert Moberly was born on April 15, 1939 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. He was an actor, known for Remington Steele (1982), Into the Night (1985) and Morning's at Seven (1982). He died on October 17, 1988 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

15. Paddi Edwards

Actress | Hercules

Paddi Edwards was born on March 8, 1931 in Bristol, England as Patricia Mary Ursula Edwards. She was an actress, known for Hercules (1997), The Little Mermaid (1989) and Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982). She died on October 18, 1999 in Encino, California, USA.

16. Rue McClanahan

Actress | The Golden Girls

A New York stage actress in the 1950s, McClanahan was plucked from the stage by Norman Lear for roles on All in the Family (1971) and later Maude (1972). For two years (1982 - 1984), she played "Aunt Fran" on Mama's Family (1983) until her character was killed off and she joined the cast of Golden ...

Best remembered as Blanche Devereaux on "The Golden Girls".

17. Dana Elcar

Actor | The Sting

Dana Elcar was born on October 10, 1927 in Ferndale, Michigan, USA as Ibson Dana Elcar. He was an actor and director, known for The Sting (1973), MacGyver (1985) and 2010 (1984). He was married to Marianne Torrance, Margaret "Peggy" Romano and Katherine Frances Mead. He died on June 6, 2005 in ...

18. Ben Slack

Actor | Bachelor Party

Ben Slack was born on July 23, 1937 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Benjamin Hess Slack III. He is known for his work on Bachelor Party (1984), Murder in the First (1995) and Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987). He died on December 13, 2004 in Baltimore.

19. Dorothy Meyer

Actress | Cobra

A comedic mainstay on several sitcoms of the 1970s, she is best remembered for making a career out of playing wisecracking maids, neighbors, friends, nurses, and church ladies. The daughter of a Presbyterian minister, her childhood was spent on the Bible Belt where she appeared singing and acting ...

20. Robert Pastorelli

Actor | Eraser

Beefy, roughhewn actor Robert Pastorelli was a former boxer and an admitted drug addict before he cleaned up his act and pursued theater work in New York in such 1970s productions as "Rebel Without a Cause," "The Rainmaker," and "Death of a Salesman," he headed west and turned to film and TV in ...

Best remembered as Eldin on "Murphy Brown" the guy that took 10 years to paint Murphy's house.

21. Julius Carry

Actor | The Last Dragon

Julius Carry was born on March 12, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for The Last Dragon (1985), The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. (1993) and The New Guy (2002). He was married to Naomi and Kathy Smith. He died on August 19, 2008 in Studio City, California, USA.

22. Marie Denn

Actress | Night of the Demons

Marie Denn was born on April 19, 1921 in Massachusetts, USA as Marie Elizabeth Pearce. She was an actress, known for Night of the Demons (1988), Moonchild (1972) and Bury Me an Angel (1971). She died on September 13, 1991 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

23. Ollie O'Toole

Actor | The Oregon Trail

Ollie O'Toole was born on April 2, 1912 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA as John F. Toole. He was an actor, known for The Oregon Trail (1959), Mission: Impossible (1966) and The Invaders (1967). He was married to Mildred L. He died on February 25, 1992 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

24. David Eric

Actor | Simon & Simon

David Eric was born on February 28, 1949 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA as David Eric Shapiro. He was an actor, known for Simon & Simon (1981), Hotel (1983) and Goodnight, Beantown (1983). He died on December 14, 1999 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

25. Bill Capizzi

Actor | Bulletproof

Bill Capizzi was born on March 21, 1937 in Somerville, Massachusetts, USA as William Capizzi. He is known for his work on Bulletproof (1996), Don Juan DeMarco (1994) and The Great Outdoors (1988). He died on March 26, 2007 in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.

26. James Avery

Actor | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Although known as the uncle/patriarch and judge "Philip Banks" on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990), James Avery was a classically trained actor and scholar. A native of Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA, he joined the US Navy after graduating high school and served in Vietnam from 1968 to 1969. Upon...

27. Ruth Gordon

Actress | Rosemary's Baby

When Ruth Gordon convinced her father, a sea captain, to let her pursue acting she came to New York and studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She acted in a few silents made at Fort Lee, New Jersey, in 1915. She made her Broadway debut in "Peter Pan" as Nibs the same year. The next 20 ...

28. Ray Walston

Actor | Popeye

Ray Walston started his acting career as a spear carrier with a local stock company. When the family moved to Houston, Texas, Walston's father wanted to teach him the oil business, but Walston instead joined a traveling repertory company (selling tickets as well as acting). He went on to associate ...

29. Ford Rainey

Actor | Halloween II

American character actor of stage, films, and television. A native of Idaho, Rainey was the son of a colorful character who was, among many other things, a champion of local dance contests. As a boy, Rainey was painfully shy, but found an outlet in school plays. He pursued stage work in regional ...

30. Don Draper

Actor | The Boys Next Door

Don Draper was born on September 25, 1929 in Modesto, California, USA. He was an actor, known for The Boys Next Door (1985), Hard Time on Planet Earth (1989) and Checkmate (1973). He died on December 17, 1990 in Los Angeles, California.

31. Parley Baer

Actor | License to Drive

Parley Baer was born on August 5, 1914 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA as Parley Edward Baer. He was an actor, known for License to Drive (1988), A Fever in the Blood (1961) and Dave (1993). He was married to Ernestine Clark. He died on November 22, 2002 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

32. Ed Morgan

Actor | Wag the Dog

Ed Morgan was born on December 31, 1926 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA as Edwin T. Morgan. He was an actor and assistant director, known for Wag the Dog (1997), For Love of the Game (1999) and You Light Up My Life (1977). He was married to Betsy Musick Morgan. He died on January 27, 2013 in Toluca Lake...

33. Jeff Corey

Actor | Beneath the Planet of the Apes

Jeff Corey was a film and television character actor, as well as one of the top acting teachers in America.

Corey was born Arthur Zwerling on August 10, 1914 in New York City, New York, to Mary (Peskin), a Russian Jewish immigrant, and Nathan Zwerling, an Austrian Jewish immigrant. He was an ...

34. John Ingle

Actor | Heathers

John Ingle was born on May 7, 1928 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA as John Houston Ingle. He was an actor, known for Heathers (1989), Death Becomes Her (1992) and General Hospital (1963). He was married to Grace-Lynne Martin. He died on September 16, 2012 in Altadena, California, USA.

35. Dick Clair

Writer | The Carol Burnett Show

Dick Clair was born on November 12, 1931 in San Francisco, California, USA as Richard C. Jones. He was a writer and producer, known for The Carol Burnett Show (1967), Soap (1977) and The Facts of Life (1979). He died on December 12, 1988.

36. Philip Sterling

Actor | The Golden Girls

Philip Sterling made his Broadway debut in 1955 in the Cole Porter musical ''Silk Stockings.'' His most prominent role on Broadway was that of the adulterous father in Neil Simon's 1986 comedy ''Broadway Bound.'' He also appeared in Ron Cowen's ''Summertree'' and in Gore Vidal's ''An Evening With ...

37. José Ferrer

Actor | Dune

José Ferrer was born on January 8, 1912 in Santurce, Puerto Rico as José Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintrón. He was an actor, known for Dune (1984), Cyrano de Bergerac (1950) and Moulin Rouge (1952). He was married to Stella Daphne Magee, Rosemary Clooney, Phyllis Hill and Uta Hagen. He died on ...

38. Priscilla Morrill

Actress | MacGyver

Priscilla Morrill was born on June 4, 1927 in Medford, Massachusetts, USA as Priscilla Alden Morrill. She was an actress, known for MacGyver (1985), Mork & Mindy (1978) and The F.B.I. (1965). She was married to Paul Hendley Bryson. She died on November 9, 1994 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

39. Richard Stahl

Actor | Overboard

Richard Stahl was born on January 4, 1932 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He was an actor, known for Overboard (1987), The American President (1995) and L.A. Story (1991). He was married to Kathryn Ish. He died on June 18, 2006 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.

40. Ralph Manza

Actor | Godzilla

Ralph Manza was born on December 1, 1921 in San Francisco, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Godzilla (1998), Get Shorty (1995) and Dave (1993). He was married to Catherine Antonette LaFata. He died on January 31, 2000 in Encinitas, California.

41. Estelle Getty

Actress | The Golden Girls

She was truly one mother of a mom...on stage, on film and on TV. A favorite firecracker on 80s and 90s television, tiny character player Estelle Getty became best known for her carping, meddlesome moms -- complete with bemused, cynical looks, irreverent digs and dead-pan Henny Youngman-like ...

42. Kate Williamson

Actress | Disclosure

Kate Williamson was born on September 19, 1931 in Ellenville, New York, USA as Robina Jane Sparks. She was an actress, known for Disclosure (1994), JAG (1995) and Dream Lover (1993). She was married to Al Ruscio. She died on December 6, 2013 in Encino, California, USA.

43. Murray Matheson

Actor | Twilight Zone: The Movie

Urbane, grey-eyed, silver-haired Australian-born character actor, notable for his smooth manner and clipped upper-class English diction. A grazier's son, Matheson first worked as a clerk in a bank in Geelong, Victoria. However, his overriding ambition to become an actor caused him to abscond to ...

44. Ken Hill

Actor | Cobra

Ken Hill was born on November 19, 1940 in Enid, Oklahoma, USA as Kenneth Larry Hill. He was an actor, known for Cobra (1986), Hill Street Blues (1981) and Mathnet (1987). He died on January 3, 1990 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

45. George Wallace

Actor | Forbidden Planet

George Wallace was born in New York and, at age 13, moved with his mom and her new husband to McMechen, West Virginia, a coal mining town where the boy began working in the mines. He joined the Navy in 1936, got out in 1940, and then went right back in again when World War II started. A chief ...

46. Iron Eyes Cody

Actor | Sitting Bull

Iron Eyes Cody was born Espera or "Oscar" DeCorti, the son of two first-generation immigrants from Italy. In 1924 he moved to California, changed his name from "DeCorti" to "Corti" to Cody, and started working as an actor, presenting himself as a Native American. He married an Indian woman, Bertha ...

47. James Gallery

Actor | Mr. Mom

James Gallery was born on March 24, 1935 in Auburn, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Mr. Mom (1983), Sour Grapes (1998) and Salem's Lot (1979). He died on February 5, 2001 in Camarillo, California, USA.

48. Macon McCalman

Actor | Smokey and the Bandit

Macon McCalman was born on December 30, 1932 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. He was an actor, known for Smokey and the Bandit (1977), Deliverance (1972) and Fried Green Tomatoes (1991). He died on November 29, 2005 in Memphis.

49. Alan North

Actor | See No Evil, Hear No Evil

After wartime naval service, Alan North began his show business career as a stage manager in New York. He first worked on Broadway in "Plain and Fancy", doubling up as understudy for the small part of Isaac Miller. The play had a successful run between 1955 and 1956 (461 performances) and this led ...

50. Ed Call

Actor | Airplane II: The Sequel

Ed Call was born on December 24, 1949 in the USA as Edward R. Call. He was an actor, known for Airplane II: The Sequel (1982), A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) and I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978). He died on July 3, 2012 in Salem, Oregon, USA.

51. Anne Haney

Actress | Liar Liar

Anne Haney held prominent roles acting on stage, on the screen, and on TV. All these achievements came in her mid 40s, after she had raised a daughter and buried a husband. It wasn't until after she had packed her daughter off to college and "the maid quit", as she said, that she decided to try her...

52. John C. Becher

Actor | Gremlins

John C. Becher was born on January 13, 1915 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. He was an actor, known for Gremlins (1984), The United States Steel Hour (1953) and The Man Who Wasn't There (1983). He was married to Margaret. He died on September 20, 1986 in Hollywood, California, USA.

53. Billie Bird

Actress | Sixteen Candles

Vaudeville comedienne Billie Bird Sellen was discovered at an orphanage at the age of eight years and hired to tour theater circuits with a vaudeville troupe. During the Vietnam War she accompanied 12 USO tours entertaining the troops in the war zone in the 1960s and 1970s. She had worked as ...

54. Michael Currie

Actor | Sudden Impact

Character actor Michael Currie was born Herman Christian Schwenk Jr. on July 24, 1928 in Kingston, New York. His parents were Herman C. Schwenk and Mabel Lockwood. Currie was the youngest of three children. He attended Kingston High School, where he sang in the a cappella choir and played football....

55. Charles McDaniel

Actor | Absolute Power

Charles McDaniel was born on August 28, 1930 in New York, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for Absolute Power (1997), The Goonies (1985) and Conspiracy Theory (1997). He died on September 15, 1997 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

56. David Wayne

Actor | The Andromeda Strain

His father was an insurance executive; his mother died when he was four. He attended Western Michigan University then worked as a statistician in Cleveland where he joined a Shakespeare repertory company. Two years later he had a minor role in "The American Way" in New York. He was rejected by the ...

57. Jean Hayworth

Actress | Hunter

Jean Hayworth was born on March 2, 1905 in Colorado, USA as Jean Owens Hayworth. She was an actress, known for Hunter (1984), Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) and Matinee Theatre (1955). She was married to Vinton Hayworth. She died on August 22, 1995 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

58. Dean Santoro

Actor | Remington Steele

Dean Santoro was born on January 30, 1938 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for Remington Steele (1982), The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970) and House Calls (1979). He died on June 10, 1987 in Sherman Oaks, California, USA.

59. Tom Kindle

Actor | The Rocketeer

Tom Kindle, a character actor, appeared in numerous television series, features, and on stage. Following military service in South Vietnam, Kindle attended the U. of North Carolina and by 1975 was acting in Off Broadway plays, including "The Soldier". Additional legit credits included "A Touch of ...

60. Sorrell Booke

Actor | The Dukes of Hazzard

Sorrell Booke was born in Buffalo, New York in 1930, the son of a local physician. He found his calling early in life, like most actors, when his family encouraged him to entertain relatives by doing impressions and telling jokes. He went on to study at Yale and Columbia University, and mastered ...

Best remembered as Boss Hogg on "The Dukes of Hazzard".

61. Raleigh Bond

Actor | Pennies from Heaven

Raleigh Bond was born on July 20, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Raleigh Verne Bond. He was an actor, known for Pennies from Heaven (1981), Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (1988) and Nobody's Perfect (1980). He was married to Mary Lou Bond. He died on August 10, 1989 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

62. Laura Waterbury

Actress | Better Off Dead...

Laura Waterbury was born on March 12, 1947 in Bedford, Ohio, USA. She was an actress, known for Better Off Dead... (1985), Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989) and Summer School (1987). She died on September 25, 2013 in North Hollywood, California, USA.

63. James T. Callahan

Actor | Knight Rider

James T. Callahan was born on October 4, 1930 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA as James Thomas Callahan. He was an actor, known for Knight Rider (1982), The Runaways (1978) and Black Sheep Squadron (1976). He was married to Peggy Cannon. He died on August 3, 2007 in Fallbrook, California, USA.

64. Bill McIntyre

Actor | Lifebreath

Bill McIntyre was born on September 2, 1929 in Rochester, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for Lifebreath (1997), Tales from the Darkside (1983) and Charlie's Angels (1976). He died on March 19, 2010 in Englewood, New Jersey, USA.

65. Peter Hobbs

Actor | The Man with Two Brains

Peter Hobbs was born on January 18, 1918 in Etretat, France. He was an actor, known for The Man with Two Brains (1983), The Andromeda Strain (1971) and Sleeper (1973). He was married to Carolyn Adams and Patience Cleveland. He died on January 2, 2011 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

66. Marilyn Schreffler

Actress | Fatal Attraction

Marilyn Schreffler was born on June 14, 1945 in Wichita, Kansas, USA as Marilyn Sue Schreffler. She was an actress, known for Fatal Attraction (1987), The Golden Child (1986) and Jaws: The Revenge (1987). She died on January 7, 1988 in Los Angeles County, California, USA.

67. Keith Charles

Actor | The Royal Tenenbaums

Keith Charles was born on March 4, 1934 in San Francisco, California, USA. He was an actor, known for The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), Drop Dead Fred (1991) and The Secret Storm (1954). He was married to Nancy Ford. He died on July 1, 2008 in New York City, New York, USA.

68. Helen Page Camp

Actress | The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Helen Page Camp was born on December 27, 1930 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. She was an actress, known for The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990), The Love Boat (1977) and The Wild Wild West (1965). She died on August 1, 1991 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

69. Kathryn Fuller

Actress | Say Anything...

Kathryn Fuller of La Cañada Flintridge, actress and member of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG/AFTRA) and Actors' Equity Association (AEA) -- who was affectionately known to her family as "America's Favorite Actress" -- passed away peacefully at home on May 24, 2012, due to natural causes. She was 89. ...

70. Jeffrey Alan Chandler

Actor | La Bamba

Jeffrey Alan Chandler was born on September 9, 1944 in New York City, New York, USA. He was an actor, known for La Bamba (1987), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) and ER (1994). He died on December 19, 2001 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

71. Sam Whipple

Actor | The Rock

Sam Whipple was born on September 25, 1960 in Venice, California, USA as Sampson E. Whipple. He was an actor, known for The Rock (1996), Seven Days (1998) and The Doors (1991). He died on June 3, 2002 in Los Angeles, California.

Also known for playing the phone man Elaine contemplates killing in "Seinfeld's" The Maid.

72. Byron Webster

Actor | The Poseidon Adventure

Byron Webster made 1951 his film debut in Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. (1951). He moved to the USA in 1952 and settled in Chicago, Illinois. Acting assignments were few in Chicago, and he supplemented his income working for British European Airways. After some local area (Illinois) theatre work,...

73. Don Diamond

Actor | Zorro

Brooklyn-born Don Diamond's most famous role is probably that of the scheming and ambitious, but inept and somewhat cowardly, underling Crazy Cat to Frank DeKova's Chief Wild Eagle in the cult western comedy series F Troop (1965). By the time he got that role he had been an actor for quite some ...

74. Roy Brocksmith

Actor | Total Recall

Roy Brocksmith began his career on the bar at Hap Kuhl's Tavern in his native Quincy, Illinois, at the age of three. As a boy soprano, he performed in churches, schools, and appeared regularly on local radio and television programs. At 16, he taught at the local children's theater. Two years later ...

75. William Griffis

Actor | Remington Steele

William Griffis was born on July 12, 1917 in Hollywood, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Remington Steele (1982), Mr. Destiny (1990) and Hunter (1984). He died on April 13, 1998 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA.

76. Lyle Talbot

Actor | The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet

Lyle Talbot, who appeared in over 150 movies from leads in Warner Bros.' "pre-Code" pictures to countless supporting roles, and later enjoyed a steady TV career as a character actor, was born Lysle Henderson on February 8, 1902, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He grew up in a small town in Nebraska, ...

77. George Pentecost

Actor | All the President's Men

George Pentecost was born on July 15, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He was an actor, known for All the President's Men (1976), No Small Affair (1984) and Mork & Mindy (1978). He died on December 23, 2003 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

78. Hank Robinson

Actor | Brewster's Millions

Tall (6'1"), tough, and burly actor, extra, and baseball player Hank Robinson was born Henry Ford Robinson on March 27, 1923 in Covington, Tennessee. Robinson grew up on a sharecropper farm in rural Tennessee and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Hank spent thirteen seasons playing in ...

79. Edwin Newman

Self | The Pelican Brief

Edwin Newman was born on January 25, 1919 in New York City, New York, USA as Edwin Harold Newman. He was an actor and writer, known for The Pelican Brief (1993), Spies Like Us (1985) and My Fellow Americans (1996). He was married to Rigel Grell. He died on August 13, 2010 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, ...

80. Phil Rubenstein

Actor | Tango & Cash

Phil Rubenstein was born on August 3, 1940 in Bronx, New York, USA as Phillip Martin Rubenstein. He was an actor, known for Tango & Cash (1989), RoboCop 2 (1990) and Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986). He was married to Joan. He died on June 26, 1992 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

81. William Windom

Actor | Uncle Buck

A man of all mediums, this veteran, Manhattan-born character actor was named after his great-grandfather, Lincolnesque Congressman William Windom. Born in 1923, the son of Paul Windom, an architect, and the former Isobel Wells Peckham, Bill attended Williams College and the University of Kentucky, ...

82. Christopher Stone

Actor | The Howling

Christopher Stone was an occasional lead and supporting actor. Although he never achieved major stardom, he was still quite a busy actor in films and on television throughout the 1980s and early 90s. Stone achieved his first major role as "Dr. Pooch Hardin" on the 1970s TV series The Interns (1970)...

83. Russell Johnson

Actor | Gilligan's Island

Long before he was known as "The Professor" in the cult comedy classic Gilligan's Island (1964), Russell Johnson was a well-known character actor, starring in several Westerns and Sci-Fi classics as This Island Earth (1955) and It Came from Outer Space (1953). Johnson grew up in Pennsylvania and ...

Best remembered as the Professor on "Gilligan's Island".

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