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Charles Aidman (1925–1993)


Charles Aidman originally planned a career as an attorney, but was sidetracked during World War II and naval officer training at DePaul university. During a speech class the instructor, who also headed the drama department, saw Aidman as ideal for a role in an upcoming play. "I did the play and enjoyed it. It was the first play I was in, in my ... See full bio »

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 1985-1987 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Narrator / Narrator (segment "Private Chanel") / Narrator (segment "The Card") / ...
- Song of the Younger World/The Girl I Married (1987) ... Narrator (voice)
- Joy Ride/Shelter Skelter/Private Channel (1987) ... Narrator (segment "Private Chanel") (voice)
- The Card/The Junction (1987) ... Narrator (segment "The Card") (voice)
- The Road Less Travelled (1986) ... Narrator (voice)
- The After Hours/Lost and Found/The World Next Door (1986) ... Narrator (segments "The After Hours" and "The World Next Door") (voice)
 1987 Innerspace
Speaker at Banquet
 1985 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Mr. Carruthers
- Mothers & Sons (1985) ... Mr. Carruthers
 1985 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Dr. Michaels
- A Piece of the Pie (1985) ... Dr. Michaels
- Rough Edges (1985) ... Dr. Michaels
 1985 Crazy Like a Fox (TV Series)
Loehrman
- Turn of the Century Fox (1985) ... Loehrman
 1983 Uncommon Valor
Sen. Hastings
 1983 Dallas (TV Series)
Judge Emmett Brocks
- The Oil Baron's Ball (1983) ... Judge Emmett Brocks
- Ray's Trial (1983) ... Judge Emmett Brocks
 1983 It Takes Two (TV Series)
Eddie
- Only When You Laugh (1983) ... Eddie
 1983 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (TV Series)
Tom Barrett
- A Ring for Hannah (1983) ... Tom Barrett
 1983 This Is the Life (TV Series)
 1979-1982 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Dr. Mason Collella / Howard Lemner / Preston Arthur Claymore / ...
- Sleeping Dogs (1982) ... Howard Lemner
- D.U.I. (1981) ... Preston Arthur Claymore
- The Hope of Elkwood (1980) ... Attorney Avery Manning
- Nowhere to Run (1979) ... Kenneth Watson
- Walk Softly Through the Night: Part 2 (1979) ... Dr. Mason Collella
 1982 Prime Suspect (TV Movie)
McKinney
 1982 Marian Rose White (TV Movie)
Dr. Ashcroft
 1982 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series)
James Randolph
 1981 Bosom Buddies (TV Series)
Fred
- WaterBalloonGate (1981) ... Fred
 1981 Zoot Suit
George Shearer
 1980 Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story (TV Movie)
Warden Johnson
 1980 The Last Song (TV Movie)
Dr. Shaw
 1980 The Long Days of Summer (TV Movie)
Narrator (uncredited)
 1979 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Davis Mendelsohn
- Andrew: Part 2 (1979) ... Davis Mendelsohn
 1978 Alien Zone
Detective Malcolm Toliver
 1978 The New Adventures of Heidi (TV Movie)
The Wild Man
 1978 When Every Day Was the Fourth of July (TV Movie)
Narrator (uncredited)
 1978 Police Woman (TV Series)
Skow
- A Shadow on the Sea (1978) ... Skow
 1978 Kojak (TV Series)
Tom DeHaven
- Justice for All (1978) ... Tom DeHaven
 1977 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
Colonel Victor Bloodworth
- The Grim Reaper (1977) ... Colonel Victor Bloodworth
 1977 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Noah Deitweiler
- The Mayor's Committee from Deer Lick Falls (1977) ... Noah Deitweiler
 1977 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Sam Dobkins
- The Election (1977) ... Sam Dobkins
 1977 Eight Is Enough (TV Series)
Forrester
 1977 Twilight's Last Gleaming
Bernstein
 1977 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
Bertram Lomax
- The Fires of Hell (1977) ... Bertram Lomax
 1976 Amelia Earhart (TV Movie)
Mr. Earhardt
 1976 S.W.A.T. (TV Series)
Pete Ashton
- Any Second Now (1976) ... Pete Ashton
 1976 Cannon (TV Series)
Dr. Danvers
- Madman (1976) ... Dr. Danvers
 1976 The Invisible Man (TV Series)
Dr. DiMaggio
- An Attempt to Save Face (1976) ... Dr. DiMaggio
 1975 The Blue Knight (TV Series)
Aaron Kosslyn
- Odds Against Tomorrow (1975) ... Aaron Kosslyn
 1973-1975 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Russell Kincaid / Dr. Robert Jason
- Most Likely to Succeed (1975) ... Russell Kincaid
- The Unicorn (1973) ... Dr. Robert Jason
 1975 Barbary Coast (TV Series)
Lt. Tully
- The Barbary Coast (1975) ... Lt. Tully
 1975 Kung Fu (TV Series)
Dr. Cooper
- The Last Raid (1975) ... Dr. Cooper
 1975 The Honorable Sam Houston (TV Movie)
Wilson
 1974 Nakia (TV Series)
Barrows
 1974 The Red Badge of Courage (TV Movie)
The Tattered Man
 1974 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Mr. Stevenson
- The Challenge (1974) ... Mr. Stevenson
 1974 Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series)
Captain Leo Winwood
- The Zombie (1974) ... Captain Leo Winwood
 1974 Grandpa, Mom, Dad and Richie (TV Movie)
 1974 Hec Ramsey (TV Series)
Clyde Harris
- Only Birds and Fools (1974) ... Clyde Harris
 1973 The Invasion of Carol Enders (TV Movie)
Dr. Peter Bernard
 1973 Deliver Us from Evil (TV Movie)
Arnold Fleming
 1973 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series)
Paul Ross
- Chant of Silence (1973)
- Night Life (1973) ... Paul Ross
 1973 Emergency! (TV Series)
Harry Teal
- Seance (1973) ... Harry Teal
 1972 The Rookies (TV Series)
Arnold Sanders
- Rabbits on the Runway (1972) ... Arnold Sanders
 1972 Dirty Little Billy
Ben Antrim
 1972 Circle of Fear (TV Series)
Jack Cameron
- Alter-Ego (1972) ... Jack Cameron
 1970-1972 Medical Center (TV Series)
Ross Eckhart / Pete Howell
- Betrayed (1972) ... Ross Eckhart
- The Clash (1970) ... Pete Howell
 1972 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Dr. Ken Blair
- A Taste of Salt (1972) ... Dr. Ken Blair
 1971-1972 Mannix (TV Series)
Ken Mitchell / Alex
- Moving Target (1972) ... Ken Mitchell
- A Gathering of Ghosts (1971) ... Alex
 1972 The Man and the City (TV Series)
 1969-1971 The Bold Ones: The Lawyers (TV Series)
Howard Miller / Leslie Gray / Henry Rockford
- By Reason of Insanity (1971) ... Howard Miller
- The Search for Leslie Grey (1971) ... Leslie Gray
- The Rockford Riddle (1969) ... Henry Rockford
 1971 The Birdmen (TV Movie)
Opening Narration (voice, uncredited)
 1971 Kotch
Gerald Kotcher
 1971 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Garth Dryden
- The Broken Puzzle (1971) ... Garth Dryden
 1970 The Interns (TV Series)
Dancer
- Act of God (1970) ... Dancer
 1970 San Francisco International Airport (TV Series)
Del Fraser
- Crisis (1970) ... Del Fraser
 1970 Adam at Six A.M.
Mr. Hopper
 1970 Mod Squad (TV Series)
George Williamson
- The Loser (1970) ... George Williamson
 1970 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Dr. Royce
- Nightmare Road (1970) ... Dr. Royce
 1962-1970 The Virginian (TV Series)
William Webb / Sam Hicks
- No War for the Warrior (1970) ... William Webb
- The Devil's Children (1962) ... Sam Hicks
 1968-1970 Ironside (TV Series)
Bryce / Glass
- Shell Game (1968) ... Glass
 1969 Secrets of the Pirates' Inn (TV Movie)
Carl Buchanan
 1969 Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here
Judge Benby
 1969 Angel, Angel, Down We Go
Willy Steele
 1969 Spoon River (TV Movie)
Reader
 1958-1969 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Riley Sharp / Ray Jarvis / Dack / ...
- The Intruder (1969) ... Riley Sharp
- The Money Store (1968) ... Ray Jarvis
- About Chester (1961) ... Dack
- Unwanted Deputy (1960) ... Vince
- Stage Hold-Up (1958) ... Verd
 1968 The Outcasts (TV Series)
Dan Forrest
- The Bounty Children (1968) ... Dan Forrest
 1968 The Sound of Anger (TV Movie)
Gerald Thompson
 1968 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
General Envir Qaisette
- The Heir Apparent (1968) ... General Envir Qaisette
 1966-1968 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Raymond Pike / Eric Delbey
- The Tunnel (1968) ... Raymond Pike
- The Hiding Place (1966) ... Eric Delbey
 1968 The High Chaparral (TV Series)
Paddy O'Bannion
- Champion of the Western World (1968) ... Paddy O'Bannion
 1968 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
Norman Gregg
- What You Can Do with Money (1968) ... Norman Gregg
 1968 Sergeant Ryker
Maj. Kitchener - The Law Officer
 1968 The Invaders (TV Series)
Prof. Julian Reed
- The Pit (1968) ... Prof. Julian Reed
 1966-1968 Felony Squad (TV Series)
Charles DeClose / Army Sgt. Sanford 'Sandy' Lufton
- Bed of Strangers (1968) ... Charles DeClose
- A Date with Terror (1966) ... Army Sgt. Sanford 'Sandy' Lufton
 1966-1967 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Hal Andre / Christopher
- Cry Hard, Cry Fast: Part 2 (1967) ... Hal Andre
- Cry Hard, Cry Fast: Part 1 (1967) ... Hal Andre
- The Night of the Terror (1966) ... Christopher
 1967 Hour of the Gun
Horace Sullivan
 1967 Countdown
Gus
 1966 The Hero (TV Series)
Paxton
- The Day They Shot Sam Garrett (1966) ... Paxton
 1966 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Jim Barton
- Crazier Than Cotton (1966) ... Jim Barton
 1966 The Road West (TV Series)
Lucius Franklin / Lloyd Franklin
- The Lean Years (1966) ... Lucius Franklin / Lloyd Franklin
 1966 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series)
Dr. Hollis
- Werewolf (1966) ... Dr. Hollis
 1966 12 O'Clock High (TV Series)
Capt. Archer
- Day of Reckoning (1966) ... Capt. Archer
 1965 A Man Called Shenandoah (TV Series)
Andrew Stiles
- The Siege (1965) ... Andrew Stiles
 1965 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series)
Captain Reiner
- A Visit from Cousin Goober (1965) ... Captain Reiner
 1965 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Captain James Eckhardt
- Trial by Fire (1965) ... Captain James Eckhardt
 1965 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Frank Smith
- Andy's Rival (1965) ... Frank Smith
 1965 Insight (TV Series)
Mantley
- The Woodpile (1965) ... Mantley
 1964 Slattery's People (TV Series)
Tom Mulgay
 1964 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
Mr. Harper
- Don't Go Upstairs (1964) ... Mr. Harper
 1963-1964 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Patrick Devon / Dr. John Solis
- A Postcard from Yucatan (1964) ... Patrick Devon
- A Dark World (1963) ... Dr. John Solis
 1964 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Tome Janeway
- Modus Operandi (1964) ... Tome Janeway
 1963 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
Maj. Kitchener
- The Case Against Paul Ryker: Part 2 (1963) ... Maj. Kitchener
- The Case Against Paul Ryker: Part 1 (1963) ... Maj. Kitchener
 1962-1963 The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series)
Ed Rubin / Glen Jameson
- Laura's Little Lie (1963) ... Ed Rubin
- My Husband Is Not a Drunk (1962) ... Glen Jameson
 1963 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Paul Gardiner
- Moment of Rage (1963) ... Paul Gardiner
 1963 G.E. True (TV Series)
George Ellsworth
- Security Risk (1963) ... George Ellsworth
 1963 The Defenders (TV Series)
Dr. Fred Burton
- Poltergeist (1963) ... Dr. Fred Burton
 1962 Wide Country (TV Series)
John Nieman
- Who Killed Edde Gannon? (1962) ... John Nieman
 1962 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
James Grady
- One for the Road (1962) ... James Grady
 1962 War Hunt
Capt. Wallace Pratt
 1959-1962 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Bill / Colonel Ed Harrington
- Little Girl Lost (1962) ... Bill
- And When the Sky Was Opened (1959) ... Colonel Ed Harrington
 1962 87th Precinct (TV Series)
Eddie Folsom
- King's Ransom (1962) ... Eddie Folsom
 1962 Cain's Hundred (TV Series)
Mike Ballantine
- The Manipulator: Raymond Cruz (1962) ... Mike Ballantine
 1961 Laramie (TV Series)
Gil Martin
- The Jailbreakers (1961) ... Gil Martin
 1961 Target: The Corruptors (TV Series)
Arnold
- Prison Empire (1961) ... Arnold
 1960-1961 Rawhide (TV Series)
Bert Pearson / Waltzer
- The Blue Spy (1961) ... Bert Pearson
- Incident at Sulphur Creek (1960) ... Waltzer
 1961 The Detectives (TV Series)
Noel Ross
- A Piece of Tomorrow (1961) ... Noel Ross
 1961 The Tall Man (TV Series)
Ben Wiley
- Shadow of the Past (1961) ... Ben Wiley
 1961 The New Breed (TV Series)
Dr. Ted Reisman
- No Fat Cops (1961) ... Dr. Ted Reisman
 1961 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series)
Stan Willets
- Nightmare in the Sun (1961) ... Stan Willets
 1961 The Rebel (TV Series)
Ferguson - Salesman / Ben White
- The Executioner (1961) ... Ferguson - Salesman
- Ben White (1961) ... Ben White
 1960-1961 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Whit Martin / Col. Buckner / Amos Gibbon
- The Janet Hale Story (1961) ... Whit Martin
- The River Crossing (1960) ... Col. Buckner
- The Amos Gibbon Story (1960) ... Amos Gibbon
 1960-1961 Thriller (TV Series)
Jerry Welch / George Mikos
- The Terror in Teakwood (1961) ... Jerry Welch
- Knock Three-One-Two (1960) ... George Mikos
 1961 Bonanza (TV Series)
Jim Applegate
- The Rival (1961) ... Jim Applegate
 1961 Assignment: Underwater (TV Series)
Joe Maze
- Witness from the Dead (1961) ... Joe Maze
 1961 The Law and Mr. Jones (TV Series)
- Mea Culpa (1961)
 1961 The Americans (TV Series)
Capt. Wheeler
- The Rebellious Rose (1961) ... Capt. Wheeler
 1961 Michael Shayne (TV Series)
George Ames
- Murder 'Round My Wrist (1961) ... George Ames
 1959-1960 Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Norman Bromley / Carl Archer
- Legacy of Love (1960) ... Norman Bromley
- Epilogue (1959) ... Carl Archer
 1960 Outlaws (TV Series)
Drew Craven
- Ballad for a Badman (1960) ... Drew Craven
 1960 M Squad (TV Series)
Danny Conway
- The Bad Apple (1960) ... Danny Conway
 1958-1960 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Fred Harper / Martin Kilmer / Lt. Graham / ...
- The Search (1960) ... Fred Harper / Martin Kilmer
- Return to Fort Benjamin (1960) ... Lt. Graham
- The Return of Dr. Thackeray (1958) ... Tom Barton
- Girl from Piccadilly (1958) ... Gordon Dawes
 1960 Johnny Ringo (TV Series)
Jeffrey Blake
- The Stranger (1960) ... Jeffrey Blake
 1960 Tombstone Territory (TV Series)
Chuck Eggleston
- The Fortune (1960) ... Chuck Eggleston
 1960 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Anthony Scott
- Witness in the Window (1960) ... Anthony Scott
 1960 Mr. Lucky (TV Series)
Art Cable
- Vote the Bullet (1960) ... Art Cable
 1959-1960 U.S. Marshal (TV Series)
Ken Harris / Reverend Nolan
- Backfire (1960) ... Ken Harris
- The Third Miracle (1959) ... Reverend Nolan
 1960 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Thornton Douglas
- Tomorrow (1960) ... Thornton Douglas
 1960 Riverboat (TV Series)
Frank Paxton
- The Fight at New Canal (1960) ... Frank Paxton
 1960 Troubleshooters (TV Series)
Joe Drake
- The Town That Wouldn't Die (1960) ... Joe Drake
 1960 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Arthur Siddons
- The Case of the Gallant Grafter (1960) ... Arthur Siddons
 1960 Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series)
Graham Carvay / Bennie
- Find My Face! (1960) ... Graham Carvay / Bennie
 1958-1960 Whirlybirds (TV Series)
Kagan / Bud Stringer / Hank Davis
- Four Little Indians (1960) ... Kagan
- Sitting Duck (1959) ... Bud Stringer
- Glamour Girl (1958) ... Hank Davis
 1960 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Joey Willard
- Off-Duty Affair (1960) ... Joey Willard
 1960 Wichita Town (TV Series)
Wes Barker
- Ruby Dawes (1960) ... Wes Barker
 1959 Destination Space (TV Movie)
Dave
 1959 Black Saddle (TV Series)
Murdock / Luke Morley
- Murdock (1959) ... Murdock
- Client: Neal Adams (1959) ... Luke Morley
 1959 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series)
George Belden / Joe Vale
- The Runaway (1959) ... George Belden
- Two for Paradise (1959) ... Joe Vale
 1959 Fury (TV Series)
- The Big Leaguer (1959)
 1959 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Watson Cooke
- Confession (1959) ... Watson Cooke
 1959 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Jake Pringle / Ralph M. Meadows
- Estralita (1959) ... Jake Pringle
- Competition (1959) ... Ralph M. Meadows
 1959 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Eddie Daggett
- Millionaire Lorraine Daggett (1959) ... Eddie Daggett
 1959 Pork Chop Hill
Lt. Harrold
 1959 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Marty Davis
- Shoot Before You Look (1959) ... Marty Davis
 1959 State Trooper (TV Series)
Tommy Brandywine
- The Patient Skeleton (1959) ... Tommy Brandywine
 1959 Colt .45 (TV Series)
Arthur Sibley
- The Confession (1959) ... Arthur Sibley
 1959 Trackdown (TV Series)
Len Starbuck
- The Samaritan (1959) ... Len Starbuck
 1958-1959 The Californians (TV Series)
Joe Ryan / Coffin
- Crimps' Meat (1959) ... Joe Ryan
- Mutineers from Hell (1958) ... Coffin
 1959 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Samma
- The Stone (1959) ... Samma
 1959 Shotgun Slade (TV Series)
Bob Ford
- Bob Ford (1959) ... Bob Ford
 1959 Special Agent 7 (TV Series)
 1958 Goodyear Theatre (TV Series)
Alvarado
- The Guy in Ward 4 (1958) ... Alvarado
 1958 The Walter Winchell File (TV Series)
Johnny Hansel
- Muggy Night on Times Square: File #39 (1958) ... Johnny Hansel
 1958 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Lew
- The Left-Handed Welcome (1958) ... Lew
 1958 The Silent Service (TV Series)
Lt. Cmdr. Tom Barrett
- Fish Out of Water (1958) ... Lt. Cmdr. Tom Barrett
 1956-1957 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
Carl
- Circle of Fear (1957) ... Carl
 1957 The Big Story (TV Series)
Charley Wigle
- Young Lovers (1957) ... Charley Wigle
 1956 The Wrong Man
Jail Medical Attendant (uncredited)
 1955-1956 Star Tonight (TV Series)
The hillbilly
- Shadow of Evil (1956)
- The Murderer (1955) ... The hillbilly
 1956 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
 1955 You Are There (TV Series)
Captain Small
 1954 The Web (TV Series)
Ray
- Crackpot (1954) ... Ray
 1952 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Search (1952)
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Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

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Stage Play: Desire Under the Elms. Drama (revival). Written by Eugene O'Neill. Scenic Design by Mordecai Gorelik. Directed by Harold Clurman. ANTA Playhouse: 16 Jun 1952- 23 Feb 1952 (46 performances). Cast: Charles Aidman (as "Man") [Broadway debut], Minnette Barrett (as "Woman"), Jocelyn Brando (as "Young Girl"), Elwyn Dearborn (as "... See more »

Alternate Names:

Charlie Aidman

Height:

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He appeared in Twilight Zone (1959) and later served as the narrator for the first two seasons of The Twilight Zone (1985).

Star Sign:

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