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a list of Lt. Columbo and his antagonists
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1.
Peter Falk
Actor, Columbo
Peter Michael Falk was born on September 16, 1927, in New York City, New York. At the age of 3, his right eye was surgically removed due to cancer. He graduated from Ossining High School, where he was president of his class. His early career choices involved becoming a certified public accountant, and...
“ Lt. Columbo ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
2.
Gene Barry
With effortless class and elegant charm, Gene Barry took 50s and 60s TV by storm after a rather lackluster start on the musical stage and in films. Born Eugene Klass in New York City on June 14, 1919, the son of Martin, an amateur violinist, and Eva Klass, an amateur singer, he showed a gift at an early age as a violin virtuoso during adolescence (obviously inherited from his father)...
“ Prescription: Murder (1968) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
3.
Lee Grant
Academy Award winner Lee Grant was born Lyova Haskell Rosenthal on October 31, 1925 in Manhattan, New York City, to Witia (Haskell), a teacher and actress, and Abraham Rosenthal, an educator and realtor. Her father was of Romanian Jewish descent, and her mother was a Russian Jewish immigrant. Lee made her stage debut at age 4 at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City...
“ #1.0 Ransom for a Dead Man (1971) - Emmy-nominated performance ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
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Robert Culp
Tall, slim and exceedingly good-looking American leading man Robert Culp, a former cartoonist in his teen years, appeared off-Broadway in the 1950s before settling into polished, clean-cut film leads and "other man" supports a decade later. Hitting the popular TV boards in the hip, racially ground-breaking espionage program I Spy...
 
6.
Eddie Albert
A graduate of the University of Minnesota, Eddie Albert was a circus trapeze flier before becoming a stage and radio actor. He made his film debut in 1938 and has worked steadily since, often cast as the friendly, good-natured buddy of the hero but occasionally being cast as a villain; one of his most memorable roles was as the cowardly...
“ #1.3 Dead Weight (1971) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
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Ross Martin
Born in Grodek, Poland, Ross Martin grew up on New York City's Lower East Side. He spoke Yiddish, Polish, and Russian before even learning English and later added French, Spanish, and Italian to his amazing repertoire. Despite academic training (and receiving honors in) business, instruction, and law...
“ #1.4 Suitable for Framing (1971) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
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Susan Clark
Actress, Webster
Award-winning Canadian actress Susan Clark, born on March 8, 1940, took up acting at an early age (12) in her hometown of Sarnia, Ontario. Her family moved to Toronto around that period of time and she joined the Toronto Children's Players Theatre. Her first professional curtain call took place on the...
“ #1.5 Lady in Waiting (1971) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
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Roddy McDowall
Roderick McDowall was born in London, the son of a Merchant Mariner father and a mother who had always wanted to be in movies. He was enrolled in elocution courses at age five and by ten had appeared in his first film, Murder in the Family, playing Peter Osborne, the younger brother of sisters played by Jessica Tandy and Glynis Johns...
“ #1.6 Short Fuse (1972) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
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Patrick O'Neal
Dark, dashing and coldly handsome with intense, penetrating eyes, Patrick O'Neal was known for walking that fine line between elegant heroics and elegant villainy during his five-decade career. Born in 1927 in Ocala, Florida, and of Irish descent, he served toward the end of WWII with the United States Army Air Corp and...
“ #1.7 Blueprint for Murder (1972) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
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“ #2.1 Étude in Black (1972) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
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Ray Milland
Ray Milland became one of Paramount's most bankable and durable stars, under contract from 1934 to 1948, yet little in his early life suggested a career as a motion picture actor. Milland was born Alfred Reginald Jones in the Welsh town of Neath, Glamorgan, to Elizabeth Annie (Truscott) and Alfred Jones...
“ #2.2 The Greenhouse Jungle (1972) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
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Richard Basehart
Richard Basehart came to Hollywood in 1947, after beginning an acting career on Broadway. He made his mark in the gritty film-noir classic He Walked by Night, among others, and proved his versatility in several international productions, most notably in Federico Fellini's poignant masterpiece La Strada.
“ #2.4 Dagger of the Mind (1972) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
14.
Honor Blackman
Actress, Goldfinger
Comparing this sultry-eyed blonde to Greta Garbo and Marlene Dietrich may seem a bit overzealous, but Honor Blackman's stylish allure over the years cannot be denied. One of four children, Blackman was born in London's East End to a statistician father employed with the civil service and a homemaker mother...
“ #2.4 Dagger of the Mind (1972) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
15.
Anne Baxter
Actress, All About Eve
Anne Baxter was born in Michigan City, Indiana, on May 7, 1923. She was the daughter of a salesman and his wife, Catherine, who herself was the daughter of Frank Lloyd Wright, the world-renowned architect. Anne was a young girl of 11 when her parents moved to New York City, which at that time was still the hub of the entertainment industry even though the film colony was moving west...
“ #2.5 Requiem for a Falling Star (1973) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
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Leonard Nimoy
Actor, Star Trek
Leonard Simon Nimoy was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Dora (Spinner) and Max Nimoy, who owned a barbershop. His parents were Ukrainian Jewish immigrants. Raised in a tenement and acting in community theaters since age eight, Nimoy did not make his Hollywood debut until he was 20, with a bit part in Queen for a Day and another as a ballplayer in the perennial Rhubarb...
“ #2.6 A Stitch in Crime (1973) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
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Laurence Harvey
Laurence Harvey was a British movie star who helped usher in the 1960s with his indelible portrait of a ruthless social climber, and became one of the decade's cultural icons for his appearances in socially themed motion pictures. Harvey was born Zvi Mosheh Skikne on October 1, 1928 in Joniskis, Lithuania...
“ #2.7 The Most Dangerous Match (1973) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
18.
Martin Landau
Actor, Ed Wood
Oscar-winning character actor Martin Landau was born on June 20, 1928 in Brooklyn, New York. At age 17, he was hired by the New York Daily News as a staff cartoonist and illustrator. In his five years on the paper, he served as the illustrator for Billy Rose's "Pitching Horseshoes" column. He also worked for cartoonist Gus Edson on "The Gumps" comic strip...
“ #2.8 Double Shock (1973) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
19.
Vera Miles
Actress, Psycho
Born in Boise City, Oklahoma, Vera Miles attended school in Pratt, Kansas and Wichita, Kansas. The patrician beauty of Miss Miles won her the title of "Miss Kansas" in 1948, leading soon to small roles in Hollywood films and television series. Fame came to the forthright, spirited Miles when she attracted the attention of two master directors...
“ #3.1 Lovely But Lethal (1973) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
20.
Donald Pleasence
Actor, Halloween
Balding, quietly-spoken, of slight build and possessed of piercing blue eyes -- often peering out from behind round, steel-rimmed glasses -- Donald Pleasence had the necessary physical attributes which make a great screen villain. In the course of his lengthy career, he relished playing the obsessed...
“ #3.2 Any Old Port in a Storm (1973) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
21.
Jackie Cooper
Actor, The Champ
Jackie Cooper was born John Cooper in Los Angeles, California, to Mabel Leonard, an Italian-American stage pianist, and John Cooper. Through his mother, he was the nephew of actress Julie Leonard, screenwriter Jack Leonard, and (by marriage) director Norman Taurog. Jackie served with the Navy in the South Pacific toward the end of World War II...
“ #3.3 Candidate for Crime (1973) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
22.
John Davis Chandler
Character actor John Davis Chandler was born on January 28, 1935, in Hinton, West Virginia. He was raised in Charleston, West Virginia. Tall and thin, with fair hair, piercing blue eyes, a pale complexion and a nasal, whiny voice, Chandler specialized in portraying mean, neurotic and dangerous villains...
“ #3.5 Publish or Perish (1974) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
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“ #3.6 Mind Over Mayhem (1974) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
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Johnny Cash
Soundtrack, Django Unchained
Johnny Cash was born February 26,1932,in Kingsland,Arkansas,to Carrie Cash (Rivers) and Raymond Cash.He made his first single,"Hey Porter",for Sun Records in 1955.In 1958 he moved to Columbia Records.He had long periods of drug abuse during the 1960s,but later that decade he successfully fought his...
“ #3.7 Swan Song (1974) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
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Richard Kiley
Although Richard Kiley's rich baritone and strong vocal talent was much in evidence and received due respect with his award of a Tony for "Man of La Mancha", it was little used in his television and movie appearances. Won two Tony Awards as Best Actor (Musical): in 1959 for "Redhead" and in 1966 for his signature role...
“ #3.8 A Friend in Deed (1974) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
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“ #3.8 A Friend in Deed (1974) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
27.
Robert Conrad
Robert Conrad was a graduate of Northwestern University, spending his first few years out of school supporting himself and his family by driving a milk truck and singing in a Chicago cabaret. Conrad befriended up-and-coming actor Nick Adams during this period, and it was Adams who helped Conrad get his first Hollywood work in 1957...
“ #4.1 An Exercise in Fatality (1974) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
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Dick Van Dyke
Dick Van Dyke was born Richard Wayne Van Dyke in West Plains, Missouri, to Hazel Victoria (McCord), a stenographer, and Loren Wayne Van Dyke, a salesman. His younger brother is entertainer Jerry Van Dyke. His ancestry includes English, Scottish, German, Swiss-German, and Dutch. Although he'd had small roles beforehand...
“ #4.2 Negative Reaction (1974) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
29.
Patrick McGoohan
Actor, Braveheart
Though born in America, Irish actor Patrick McGoohan rose to become the number-one British TV star in the 1950s to 1960s era. His parents moved to Ireland when he was very young and McGoohan acquired a neutral accent that sounds at home in British or American dialogue. He was an avid stage actor and...
“ #4.3 By Dawn's Early Light (1974) - Emmy-winning performance

#5.3 Identity Crisis (1975)

#9.3 Agenda for Murder (1990) - Emmy-winning performance

#13.3 Ashes to Ashes (1998) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
30.
Robert Vaughn
Robert Francis Vaughn was born on November 22, 1932 at Charity Hospital in New York City. The son of show-business parents, his father, Walter, was a radio actor and his mother, Marcella, was a stage actress. Robert came to the public's attention first with his Oscar-nominated role in The Young Philadelphians...
“ #4.4 Troubled Waters (1975) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
31.
Oskar Werner
This remote, rather morose and, as a result, intriguing Viennese talent was born in 1922, not far from the birthplace of "Waltz King" Johann Strauss, and christened Oskar Josef Bschließmayer. His parents divorced when he was fairly young. While growing up in school, performing in plays aroused a deep desire to act...
“ #4.5 Playback (1975) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
32.
George Hamilton
Noted these days for his dashing, sporting, jet-setter image and perpetually bronzed skin tones in commercials, film spoofs and reality shows, George Hamilton was, at the onset, a serious contender for dramatic film stardom. Born George Stevens Hamilton in Memphis, TN, on August 12, 1939, the son of gregarious Southern belle beauty Ann (Stevens) Potter Hamilton Hunt Spaulding...
 
33.
Janet Leigh
Actress, Psycho
Janet Leigh was the only child of a couple who often moved from town to town. Living in apartments, Janet was a bright child who skipped several grades and finished high school when she was 15. A lonely child, she would spend much of her time at movie theaters. She was a student, studying music and psychology...
“ #5.1 Forgotten Lady (1975) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
34.
Hector Elizondo
Hector Elizondo was born in New York City, New York, where he was raised, on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. He is the son of Carmen Medina Reyes and Martín Echevarría Elizondo. Hector is of Basque and Puerto Rican descent, and "Elizondo" means "at the foot of the church" in Basque. His lifestyle in his pre-acting days was as diverse as the roles he plays today...
“ #5.2 A Case of Immunity (1975) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
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Sal Mineo
Salvatore (Sal) Mineo Jr. was born to Josephine and Sal Sr. (a casket maker), who emigrated to the U.S. from Sicily. His siblings were Michael, Victor and Sarina. Sal was thrown out of parochial school and, by age eight, was a member of a street gang in a tough Bronx neighborhood. His mother enrolled him in dancing school and...
“ #5.2 A Case of Immunity (1975) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
36.
Ricardo Montalban
Handsome Ricardo Montalban was the epitome of continental elegance, charm and grace on film and television and in the late 1940s and early 1950s reinvigorated the Rudolph Valentino / Ramon Novarro "Latin Lover" style in Hollywood without achieving top screen stardom. Moreover, unlike most minority actors of his time...
“ #5.4 A Matter of Honor (1976) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
38.
William Shatner
Actor, Star Trek
William Shatner has notched up an impressive 50-plus years in front of the camera, most recently displaying comedic talent, and being instantly recognizable to several generations of cult television fans as the square-jawed Captain James T. Kirk, commander of the starship U.S.S. Enterprise. Shatner was born in Côte Saint-Luc...
 
39.
Joyce Van Patten
Actress, Grown Ups
Adept at both comedy and drama, veteran actress Joyce Van Patten was born in New York City. Prodded by a typically assertive stage mother, Joyce and her equally famous older brother Dick Van Patten displayed natural talent and did quite well for themselves at an early age. Joyce was auditioning for modeling roles before reaching her first birthday...
“ #6.2 Old Fashioned Murder (1976) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
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Theodore Bikel
Theodore Bikel is one of the most versatile and respected actors and performers of his generation. A master of languages, dialects and accents, he has played every sort of film villain and semi-bad guy imaginable, and always adds depth, dimension and even sympathy to characters that would end up as cardboard cutouts in the hands of lesser actors...
“ #6.3 The Bye-Bye Sky High IQ Murder Case (1977) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
41.
Ruth Gordon
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 years she spent on stage...
“ #7.1 Try and Catch Me (1977) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
42.
Louis Jourdan
Actor, Octopussy
Louis Jourdan was born Louis Robert Gendre in Marseille, France, to Yvonne (née Jourdan) and Henry Gendre, a hotel owner. He was educated in France, Britain, and Turkey. He trained as an actor with René Simon at the École Dramatique. He debuted on screen in 1939, going on to play cultivated, polished...
“ #7.2 Murder Under Glass (1978) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
43.
Trish Van Devere
Trish Van Devere is an American actress best-known for her comedic turn in Carl Reiner's cult classic, Where's Poppa?, in support of George Segal and Ruth Gordon, and for being the wife and widow and frequent co-star of legendary actor, George C. Scott. Born Patricia Louise Dressel on March 9...
“ #7.3 Make Me a Perfect Murder (1978) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
44.
Nicol Williamson
Actor, Spawn
Nicol Williamson was an enormously talented actor who was considered by some critics to be the finest actor of his generation in the late 1960s and the 1970s, rivaled only by Albert Finney, whom Williamson bested in the classics. Williamson's 1969 "Hamlet" at the Roundhouse Theatre was a sensation in London...
“ #7.4 How to Dial a Murder (1978) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
45.
Clive Revill
A grand, well-respected actor of stage, film and television, most people think New Zealander Clive Revill is British. Although most people think of the curly, red-haired gent as a comic eccentric best known for his sterling work on the musical stage, he has been highly regarded for his formidable dramatic work in Shakespearean roles...
“ #7.5 The Conspirators (1978) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
46.
Anthony Andrews
Anthony Andrews made his West End theater debut at the Apollo Theatre as one of twenty young schoolboys in Alan Bennett's "Forty Years On" with John Gielgud. He began his career at the Chichester Festival Theatre in the UK. His theater credits include spells with the New Shakespeare Company - "Romeo and Juliet" and "A Midsummer Night's Dream"...
“ #8.1 Columbo Goes to the Guillotine (1989) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
47.
Fisher Stevens
Fisher Stevens moved from his native Chicago to New York at the age of 13 to pursue an acting career. He tried, unsuccessfully, to get any kind of job and was, he recalls, even rejected as extra for a Crest commercial. When his acting teacher, Dan Fauci, lost the lease to his teaching studio...
“ #8.2 Murder, Smoke, and Shadows (1989) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
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“ #8.3 Sex and the Married Detective (1989) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
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“ #8.4 Grand Deceptions (1989) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
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Patrick Bauchau
Patrick Nicolas Jean Sixte Ghislain Bauchau was born in Brussels, Belgium. His father, Henry Bauchau, is a noted author, psychoanalyst, and philosopher, while his mother was an educator who also helped operate a publishing company. Coming from an intellectual family, it's not surprising that Bauchau won an academic scholarship to Oxford University...
“ #9.1 Murder, a Self Portrait (1989) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
51.
Ian Buchanan
Actor, Panic Room
Buchanan was born June 16, 1957 in Hamilton, Scotland. He worked at a local hotel as a bellhop while still a teenager. By the time he turned 14 his parents, both of whom fought alcoholism, died suddenly. He and his five siblings were left alone and his dreams of moving to the U.S. were put on hold. Buchanan went on to work as a bartender and restaurant manager in Scotland...
“ #9.2 Columbo Cries Wolf (1990) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
52.
Helen Shaver
Helen Shaver has built a lasting legacy, both behind and in front of the camera. She has directed hundreds of hours of television ranging from Law & Order: Special Victims Unit to Castle, from The Unit to The Outer Limits. Her film, Summer's End, a Showtime feature starring James Earl Jones, won multiple Emmy awards for Outstanding Children's Special...
“ #9.4 Rest in Peace, Mrs. Columbo (1990) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
53.
James Read
James Christopher Read was born on July 31, 1953, in Buffalo, New York, into a well prospered family. He had never dreamed about acting until his collegiate years. He started studying law at the University of Oregon, but close to his graduation, he discovered his love for theatre. He left the university and joined a theatrical group in Denver...
“ #9.5 Uneasy Lies the Crown (1990) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
54.
Andrew Stevens
Andrew Stevens, President/CEO of Andrew Stevens Entertainment and Stevens Entertainment Group, has produced and/or financed over one hundred and seventy films through his various production and distribution companies. Unique in the motion picture industry, Stevens has functioned in almost every capacity in the entertainment business...
“ #9.6 Murder in Malibu (1990) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
55.
Stephen Caffrey
Dark-haired, boyishly good-looking Stephen Caffrey was born to Irish Catholic parents on September 27, 1959, the fifth of seven children in Cleveland, Ohio. Witnessing an older brothers' performance in a school play triggered an early interest and subsequent aptitude for acting, appearing in several...
“ #10.1 Columbo Goes to College (1990) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
56.
Gary Hershberger
Actor, Twin Peaks
Gary Hershberger was born April 5, 1964 in Inglewood, California. He was raised in North Hollywood, California and then moved to small town San Marino with his mother, Jane, and his father Richard, a lawyer, and his older sister, Linda. Drawn to the creative arts from an early age, Gary fell in love with theatre...
“ #10.1 Columbo Goes to College (1990) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
57.
Dabney Coleman
Actor, WarGames
For twenty years Dabney Coleman has appeared mostly in one type of role: a smarmy selfish, nervous person mostly with money that is out for himself, mostly. He did such a good job in this type of part that he's made a career of it in film Dabney Wharton Coleman was born in Austin, Texas, to Mary Wharton (Johns) and Melvin Randolph Coleman...
“ #10.3 Columbo and the Murder of a Rock Star (1991) - Emmy-nominated performance ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
58.
Rip Torn
Rip Torn was born Elmore Rual Torn, Jr. on February 6, 1931 in Temple, Texas. "Rip" is a family name, taken by generations of Torn men and bestowed on Elmore by his father, who was also called "Rip". Torn attended Texas A & M and the University of Texas, where he majored in animal husbandry. Extremely naive when he was young...
“ #11.1 Death Hits the Jackpot (1991) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
59.
Daniel McDonald
Daniel McDonald was born and raised in New York the youngest of seven children. A life member of the Actors Studio, he has also studied with Paul Curtis of the American Mime Company, The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, and with Sanford Meisner on the island of Bequia, BWI. Daniel has been active on the Broadway stage and was married to 'Mujah Mariani Malehi McDonald' in 1999.
“ #11.2 No Time to Die (1992) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
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“ #11.3 A Bird in the Hand... (1992) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
61.
Greg Evigan
Actor, TekWar
Born in South Amboy, New Jersey, Greg Evigan auditioned and won a part in the Broadway show "Jesus Christ Superstar" one month after graduating from high school. He also joined the cast of another touring company, playing the lead in the musical "Grease". He has had much success in television and has had two hit series, B.J. and the Bear and My Two Dads.
“ #11.3 A Bird in the Hand... (1992) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
62.
Faye Dunaway
Actress, Chinatown
Faye Dunaway was born on a farm in Bascom, Florida in 1941, the daughter of Grace April (Smith), a housewife, and John MacDowell Dunaway, Jr., an army officer. After high school she majored in education at the University of Florida, but switched to theatre arts and transferred to Boston University, earning her degree in 1962...
“ #12.1 It's All in the Game (1993) - Emmy-winning performance ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
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Claudia Christian
Actress, Babylon 5
Claudia Christian was born on August 10, 1965, in Glendale, California. Her family moved to Connecticut some afterwards. At age five, she was bitten by the acting bug when she played a Native American in a school play. After her family returned to California, she graduated high school at 16, and set out to start her acting career...
“ #12.1 It's All in the Game (1993) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
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“ #12.3 Undercover (1994) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
65.
George Wendt
Actor, Cheers
George Robert Wendt III was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, USA, to Loretta Mary (Howard) and George Robert Wendt, who was a realtor and navy officer. He attended a strict Jesuit prep school and then dropped out of Notre Dame University after a few uneventful years. He worked with the Windy City's famed Second City comedy troupe from 1974-1980...
“ #13.1 Strange Bedfellows (1995) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
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“ #13.2 A Trace of Murder (1997) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
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“ #13.2 A Trace of Murder (1997) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
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Billy Connolly
Actor, Brave
Billy Connolly was born and raised in Glasgow, Scotland. He left school to work in the shipyards becoming a welder and joined the Territorial Army (in the parachute regiment) at around the same time. He developed an interest in folk music, eventually becoming an accomplished banjo player and a member of the band Humblebums with Gerry Rafferty (later of Baker Street fame)...
“ #13.4 Murder With Too Many Notes (2000) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
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“ #13.5 Columbo Likes the Nightlife (2003) ” - Horst_In_Translation
 
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“ #13.5 Columbo Likes the Nightlife (2003) ” - Horst_In_Translation