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Claude Akins (1926–1994)


Broad-shouldered and beefy Claude Akins had wavy black hair, a deep booming voice and was equally adept at playing sneering cowardly villains as he was at portraying hard-nosed cops. The son of a police officer, Akins never seemed short of work and appeared in nearly 100 films and 180+ TV episodes in a career spanning over 40 years. He originally ... See full bio »

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 1994 The Search (TV Short)
 1994 Twisted Fear
Detective Lucky Douglas
 1993 Seasons of the Heart
Pastor William Clay
 1992 Eerie, Indiana (TV Series)
Bank Robber / Grungy Bill
- The Hole in the Head Gang (1992) ... Bank Robber / Grungy Bill
 1992 Grass Roots (TV Movie)
Sheriff
 1992 Falling from Grace
Speck Parks
 1991 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series)
Benjamin Sloan
- An Eye for an Eye (1991) ... Benjamin Sloan
 1989 Hunter (TV Series)
Andy Polanski
- The Legion: Part 2 (1989) ... Andy Polanski (uncredited)
 1989 Mothers, Daughters and Lovers (TV Movie)
Kibby
 1989 Matlock (TV Series)
Sam Taylor
 1988 Pushed Too Far
Sheriff Jim Forrest
 1987 If It's Tuesday, It Still Must Be Belgium (TV Movie)
Mo Wyshocki
 1987 The Curse
Nathan
 1987 The New Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Charlie Doureay
- Green Blizzard (1987) ... Charlie Doureay
 1986 Manhunt for Claude Dallas (TV Movie)
Bill Pogue
 1986 Monster in the Closet
Sheriff Sam Ketchem
 1986 Dream West (TV Mini-Series)
Tom Fitzpatrick
 1986 Crazy Like a Fox (TV Series)
- Fox on the Range (1986)
 1986 Tall Tales & Legends (TV Series)
Grandpa / Narrator
- Pecos Bill (1986) ... Grandpa / Narrator
 1985 Hotel (TV Series)
Tyler Evans / Joe Lindstrom
- Saving Grace (1985) ... Tyler Evans
- Love and Honor (1985) ... Joe Lindstrom
 1983-1984 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Cappy / Colonel Maddox
 1984 The Baron and the Kid (TV Movie)
Harley
 1984 Legmen (TV Series)
Tom Bannon
- A Woman's Work (1984) ... Tom Bannon
 1984 Masquerade (TV Series)
- Winnings (1984)
 1984 Celebrity (TV Mini-Series)
Uncle Bun Luther
- Part 3 (1984) ... Uncle Bun Luther
- Part 1 (1984) ... Uncle Bun Luther
 1984 The Master (TV Series)
Mr. Trumbull
- Max (1984) ... Mr. Trumbull
 1983 Desperate Intruder (TV Movie)
Carl
 1982 Bus Stop (TV Movie)
Sheriff Will
 1981 Darkroom (TV Series)
Bert Haskell
- Uncle George (1981) ... Bert Haskell
 1981 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Calvin Pearson
- Lillian Russell/The Lagoon (1981) ... Calvin Pearson
 1979 Concrete Cowboys (TV Series)
Woody Stone
- Concrete Cowboys (1979) ... Woody Stone
 1979 Ebony, Ivory and Jade (TV Movie)
Joe Blair
 1978 Little Mo (TV Movie)
Gus Berste
 1973-1978 Police Story (TV Series)
Officer Charles Stacy / Sergeant R.C. Pickett / Ken Shaner
- The Broken Badge (1978) ... Officer Charles Stacy
- The Long Ball (1976) ... Sergeant R.C. Pickett
- The Ten Year Honeymoon (1973) ... Ken Shaner
 1977 Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo (TV Movie)
Bert Springer
 1977 The Oregon Trail (TV Series)
Lemus Harker
- Trapper's Rendezvous (1977) ... Lemus Harker
 1977 Killer on Board (TV Movie)
Oscar Billingham
 1977 The Rhinemann Exchange (TV Mini-Series)
Walter Kendall
 1977 Tentacles
Sheriff Robards
 1977 Yesterday's Child (TV Movie)
Cliff Henley
 1976 Kiss Me, Kill Me (TV Movie)
Harry Grant
 1975 Timber Tramps
Matt
 1975 Eric (TV Movie)
Stanley 'Stan' Swenson
 1975 Medical Story (TV Movie)
Dr. Matthews
 1974 Toma (TV Series)
Bernie Travlos
 1974 Mannix (TV Series)
Sgt. Al Reardon
- Mask for a Charade (1974) ... Sgt. Al Reardon
 1974 McCloud (TV Series)
Sheriff Floyd Bevins
- The Colorado Cattle Caper (1974) ... Sheriff Floyd Bevins
 1974 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Bob Mason
- A String of Puppets (1974) ... Bob Mason
 1974 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series)
Styran
- Shadow of Fear (1974) ... Styran
 1974 The Death Squad (TV Movie)
Connie Brennan
 1973 Cannon (TV Series)
Lt. Bill Blaine
- Target in the Mirror (1973) ... Lt. Bill Blaine
 1973 Medical Center (TV Series)
Williams
- Time of Darkness (1973) ... Williams
 1973 The Rookies (TV Series)
Buck Sanborn
- Margin for Error (1973) ... Buck Sanborn
 1973 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Eli Rile
- Murder-Go-Round (1973) ... Eli Rile
 1973 The Norliss Tapes (TV Movie)
Sheriff Tom Hartley
 1973 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Sam Hibbing
- Speed (1973) ... Sam Hibbing
 1973 Hec Ramsey (TV Series)
Marshal Bert McCabe
- Mystery of the Yellow Rose (1973) ... Marshal Bert McCabe
 1972 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Fizik (segment "Love and the First Kiss")
- Love and the First Kiss/Love and the Impressionist/Love and the Super Lover (1972) ... Fizik (segment "Love and the First Kiss")
 1972 Skyjacked
Sgt. Ben Puzo
 1965-1972 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Jason Peale / Ben Gambriella
- Dark Journey (1972) ... Jason Peale
- How to Murder an Iron Horse (1965) ... Ben Gambriella
 1955-1972 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Howard Kane / Worth Sweeney / Marshal Clint Tucker / ...
- The Predators (1972) ... Howard Kane
- Ladies from St. Louis (1967) ... Worth Sweeney
- Snap Decision (1966) ... Marshal Clint Tucker
- Bad Lady from Brookline (1965) ... Sy Sherne
- Innocence (1964) ... Art McLane
 1972 Longstreet (TV Series)
Flecker
- Eye of the Storm (1972) ... Flecker
 1972 The Night Stalker (TV Movie)
Sheriff Butcher
 1972 McMillan & Wife (TV Series)
Freddie O'Neal
- The Face of Murder (1972) ... Freddie O'Neal
 1971 River of Mystery (TV Movie)
Ernie Dorata
 1971 Lock, Stock and Barrel (TV Movie)
Punck Logan
 1970 Flap
Lobo Jackson
 1970 A Man Called Sledge
Hooker
 1969 The Great Bank Robbery
Slade
 1968 The Outsider (TV Series)
Detective Keller
- Along Came a Spider (1968) ... Detective Keller
 1968 Garrison's Gorillas (TV Series)
Col. Pryor
- Ride of Terror (1968) ... Col. Pryor
 1967 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
Calvin Wolf
- Everyone Loved Harlan But His Wife (1967) ... Calvin Wolf
 1967 Hondo (TV Series)
Brock
- Hondo and the Gladiators (1967) ... Brock
 1967 Waterhole #3
Sgt. Henry Foggers
 1967 The Guns of Will Sonnett (TV Series)
Turnbaugh
- Ride the Long Trail (1967) ... Turnbaugh
 1966-1967 Laredo (TV Series)
Cotton Buckmeister
- Walk Softly (1967) ... Cotton Buckmeister
- A Question of Guilt (1967) ... Cotton Buckmeister
- Hey Diddle Diddle (1967) ... Cotton Buckmeister
- The Treasure of San Diablo (1966) ... Cotton Buckmeister
- Limit of the Law Larkin (1966) ... Cotton Buckmeister
 1966-1967 Combat! (TV Series)
Rosie / Charlie Pelton / Mastin
- Nightmare on the Red Ball Run (1967) ... Rosie
- Ollie Joe (1966) ... Charlie Pelton
- Ask Me No Questions (1966) ... Mastin
 1967 The Lucy Show (TV Series)
Lt. Finch
- Lucy Meets the Law (1967) ... Lt. Finch
 1967 First to Fight
Capt. Mason
 1966 Return of the Seven
Frank
 1966 The Monroes (TV Series)
Bud Chapel
- Ride with Terror (1966) ... Bud Chapel
 1966 Hazel (TV Series)
Milwaukee Ames
- But Is It Art? (1966) ... Milwaukee Ames
 1966 Incident at Phantom Hill
Otto Krausman
 1966 The Legend of Jesse James (TV Series)
Harte
- The Colt (1966) ... Harte
 1966 Ride Beyond Vengeance
Elwood Coates
 1965 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
El Supremo
- The Very Important Zombie Affair (1965) ... El Supremo
 1965 The Big Valley (TV Series)
Callahan
- The Brawlers (1965) ... Callahan
 1962-1965 The Virginian (TV Series)
Hezekiah / Lump
- The Laramie Road (1965) ... Hezekiah
- West (1962) ... Lump
 1965 The Trials of O'Brien (TV Series)
Glen Daley
- Picture Me a Murder (1965) ... Glen Daley
 1965 A Man Called Shenandoah (TV Series)
Fordy Brown
- Obion - 1866 (1965) ... Fordy Brown
 1960-1965 Rawhide (TV Series)
Jerry Boggs / Aloysius Claybank / Sergeant Parker / ...
- Walk into Terror (1965) ... Jerry Boggs
- Incident at Quivira (1962) ... Sergeant Parker
- Incident of the Four Horsemen (1962) ... Gus Marsdon
- The Sendoff (1961) ... Karse
 1965 Slattery's People (TV Series)
Dr. Roy Kirk
 1965 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Toka
- A Place of 1000 Spirits (1965) ... Toka
 1965 Branded (TV Series)
Ned Travis
- The Vindicators (1965) ... Ned Travis
 1964 Mr. Novak (TV Series)
Lou Myerson
- One Monday Afternoon (1964) ... Lou Myerson
 1964 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
Sergeant Henning
- Operation Greif (1964) ... Sergeant Henning
 1964 The Killers
Earl Sylvester
 1964 A Distant Trumpet
Seely Jones
 1964 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Ralph Simmons
- Never Stop Running (1964) ... Ralph Simmons
 1964 Destry (TV Series)
Deputy Sheriff Rafe Collins
- The Solid Gold Girl (1964) ... Deputy Sheriff Rafe Collins
 1963 The Great Adventure (TV Series)
Father Kranz
- The Massacre at Wounded Knee (1963) ... Father Kranz
- The Death of Sitting Bull (1963) ... Father Kranz
 1960-1963 Laramie (TV Series)
Britt Walker / Sheriff Tyler Shaw / Jim Dark / ...
- Trapped (1963) ... Britt Walker
- Among the Missing (1962) ... Sheriff Tyler Shaw
- Queen of Diamonds (1960) ... Jim Dark
- Death Wind (1960) ... Sgt. Maj. Tom Cole
 1962-1963 Empire (TV Series)
Joe Horvath
- 65 Miles Is a Long, Long Way (1963) ... Joe Horvath
- Ride to a Fall (1962) ... Joe Horvath
 1963 The Dakotas (TV Series)
Tom Doucette
- The Chooser of the Slain (1963) ... Tom Doucette
 1963 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
Police Lieutenant
- Epilogue (1963) ... Police Lieutenant
 1960-1963 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Vince Majesky / Karl Hansa / Jake 'Dodo' Ryan
- The Spoiler (1963) ... Vince Majesky
- The Monkey Wrench (1962) ... Karl Hansa
- The Unhired Assassin: Part 1 (1960) ... Jake 'Dodo' Ryan
 1963 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series)
Captain Michael 'Gunner' Lujack
- The Hat of Sergeant Martin (1963) ... Captain Michael 'Gunner' Lujack
 1962 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Sheriff Jordan
- Day of Reckoning (1962) ... Sheriff Jordan
 1962 Wide Country (TV Series)
Bullriver
- Straitjacket for an Indian (1962) ... Bullriver
 1960-1962 Bonanza (TV Series)
Col. Edward J. Dunwoody / Sam Hill / Ezekiel / ...
- The Deserter (1962) ... Col. Edward J. Dunwoody
- Sam Hill (1961) ... Sam Hill
- The Mill (1960) ... Ezekiel
- Desert Justice (1960) ... Marshal Emmett Dowd
 1962 Black Gold
Chick Carrington
 1960-1962 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Cmdr. William Fletcher / Steve Brand
- The Little People (1962) ... Cmdr. William Fletcher
- The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street (1960) ... Steve Brand
 1962 Outlaws (TV Series)
Ben Thompson
- Charge aka Outpost (1962) ... Ben Thompson
 1962 Merrill's Marauders
Sgt. Kolowicz
 1962 Bus Stop (TV Series)
Harry Stumbo
- The Stubborn Stumbos (1962) ... Harry Stumbo
 1962 Frontier Circus (TV Series)
Powcheek
- The Balloon Girl (1962) ... Powcheek
 1961 The Roaring 20's (TV Series)
Mitch Mitchell / Capt. Maples
- So's Your Old Man (1961) ... Mitch Mitchell
- Dance Marathon (1961) ... Capt. Maples
 1960-1961 Surfside 6 (TV Series)
Harry Lodge / Mike Hogan
- A Matter of Seconds (1961) ... Harry Lodge
- The International Net (1960) ... Mike Hogan
 1957-1961 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Will Cotrell / Wes Varney / Garth Redmond / ...
- The Selena Hartnell Story (1961) ... Will Cotrell
- The Roger Bigelow Story (1960) ... Wes Varney
- The Monty Britton Story (1958) ... Garth Redmond
- The John Cameron Story (1957) ... Rich Tacker
 1957-1961 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Rake / John L. Sullivan / John Leslie Nagel / ...
- The Dodger (1961) ... Rake
- The Most Dangerous Man Alive (1958) ... John Leslie Nagel
- The Walking Mountain (1958) ... Jefferson
- The Lynching (1957) ... Ralph
 1961 Route 66 (TV Series)
Cam Bludge
- Blue Murder (1961) ... Cam Bludge
 1961 Claudelle Inglish
S.T. Crawford
 1961 The Deputy (TV Series)
Jason Getty
- Lorinda Belle (1961) ... Jason Getty
 1956-1961 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Chuck Wagner / Simmy, the Comanchero / Sheriff Adam Prescott / ...
- Jericho (1961) ... Chuck Wagner
- Ransom (1960) ... Simmy, the Comanchero
- Man Unforgiving (1958) ... Sheriff Adam Prescott
- Courage Is a Gun (1956) ... Walker Collins
 1961 Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series)
Peg-leg the Pirate
- The Peg-leg Pirate of Sulu (1961) ... Peg-leg the Pirate
 1959-1960 Riverboat (TV Series)
Beaudry Rawlins / Jarret Sutton
- Duel on the River (1960) ... Beaudry Rawlins
- Escape to Memphis (1959) ... Jarret Sutton
 1960 Dan Raven (TV Series)
Sarge
- Amateur Night (1960) ... Sarge
 1960 Klondike (TV Series)
John Conrad
- Swoger's Mule (1960) ... John Conrad
 1960 The Tall Man (TV Series)
Dan Rees
- Night Train to Tularosa (1960) ... Dan Rees
 1958-1960 The Rifleman (TV Series)
Bletch Droshek / Tom Benton / Floyd Doniger
- Strange Town (1960) ... Bletch Droshek
- Meeting at Midnight (1960) ... Tom Benton
 1960 The Rebel (TV Series)
Tom Hall
- The Waiting (1960) ... Tom Hall
 1960 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Caleb
- Splinter Station (1960) ... Caleb
 1960 The Alaskans (TV Series)
Constable Watts
- The Silent Land (1960) ... Constable Watts
- Kangaroo Court (1960) ... Constable Watts (uncredited)
 1960 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Jack Kelly
- Prison Trail (1960) ... Jack Kelly
 1960 Overland Trail (TV Series)
Jumbo
- Fire in the Hole (1960) ... Jumbo
 1960 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series)
Sam Kayle
- The Amazon (1960) ... Sam Kayle
 1960 Pony Express (TV Series)
 1960 Comanche Station
Ben Lane
 1960 Law of the Plainsman (TV Series)
Sheriff Clifford Shaw
- A Question of Courage (1960) ... Sheriff Clifford Shaw
 1959 The Texan (TV Series)
Clay Fallon
- Border Incident (1959) ... Clay Fallon
- Cattle Drive (1959)
 1959 Yellowstone Kelly
Sergeant
 1959 Hound-Dog Man
Hog Peyson
 1959 Don't Give Up the Ship
Lt. Cmdr. Farber
 1959 Porgy and Bess
Detective
 1959 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
Jack Fontana
- The Death of Bat Masterson (1959) ... Jack Fontana
 1959 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Robert Wilson / Carl Hodges / Matt Malone
- Trouble in Fenton Valley (1959) ... Carl Hodges
- Mr. Wilson's Wife: Part 2 (1959) ... Robert Wilson
- Mr. Wilson's Wife: Part 1 (1959) ... Robert Wilson
- Sister Ann (1959) ... Matt Malone
 1959 Steve Canyon (TV Series)
Sgt. Brecker
- The Sergeant (1959) ... Sgt. Brecker
 1958-1959 Yancy Derringer (TV Series)
Toby Cook
- Collector's Item (1959) ... Toby Cook
- Gallatin Street (1958) ... Toby Cook
 1957-1959 The Restless Gun (TV Series)
Matt Pierce / Lex Springer / Rafe Marlowe / ...
- Melany (1959) ... Matt Pierce
- The Gold Buckle (1957) ... Lex Springer
- Thicker Than Water (1957) ... Rafe Marlowe
- Trail to Sunset (1957) ... Wes Flagler
 1959 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Ed Bird
- Lovely Alibi (1959) ... Ed Bird
 1954-1958 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Dave Blackby / Duke Williams / Steve Crawford
- The Last Rodeo (1958) ... Dave Blackby
- The Doctors of Pawnee Hill (1957) ... Duke Williams
- Wild Luke's Boy (1954) ... Steve Crawford
 1958 Northwest Passage (TV Series)
Calib Brandt
- The Bound Women (1958) ... Calib Brandt
 1958 Onionhead
Poznicki
 1958 Bronco (TV Series)
Dirk Baggot
- The Besieged (1958) ... Dirk Baggot
 1958 The Defiant Ones
Mack
 1954-1958 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Gus Garner
- Way of the West (1958) ... Gus Garner
- Decision at Sea (1954)
 1958 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Sheriff Bob Walters
- The Long Search (1958) ... Sheriff Bob Walters
 1958 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series)
Kenny Lambert
- Another Man's Poison (1958) ... Kenny Lambert
 1958 Maverick (TV Series)
Paisley Briggs
- Burial Ground of the Gods (1958) ... Paisley Briggs
 1958 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Det. Sgt. Phillip Dix
- The Case of the Half-Wakened Wife (1958) ... Det. Sgt. Phillip Dix
 1956-1958 The Adventures of Jim Bowie (TV Series)
Miciah 'Big' Hart / Manion
- A Grave for Jim Bowie (1958) ... Miciah 'Big' Hart
- Land Jumpers (1956) ... Manion
 1957-1958 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Joe Doby / Frank Hedley
- Prime Suspect (1958)
- The Wildcatter (1957)
- A Dangerous Thing (1957) ... Joe Doby
- Twenty Dollar Bride (1957) ... Frank Hedley
 1954-1958 The Lineup (TV Series)
Roy Gilman / Ed Long
- The T.V. Case (1955)
- The Finley Case (1954) ... Roy Gilman
- Tappan and Long (1954) ... Ed Long
 1956-1957 State Trooper (TV Series)
Janskey / The Rodeo Clown
- Rodeo Rough House (1956) ... The Rodeo Clown
 1956-1957 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Cop
- Reward to Finder (1957) ... Cop
- Place of Shadows (1956) ... Cop
 1955-1957 Studio 57 (TV Series)
Al / Martin
- Goodbye Joe (1957)
- A Tombstone for Taro (1956) ... Al
- Vacation with Pay (1955) ... Martin
- Killer Whale (1955)
 1957 Boots and Saddles (TV Series)
- The Paymaster (1957)
 1957 The Adventures of McGraw (TV Series)
Jim Bennett
- Mojave (1957) ... Jim Bennett
 1957 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Dever
- The Great Mojave Chase (1957) ... Dever
 1957 Joe Dakota
Aaron Grant
 1957 Code 3 (TV Series)
Dred Emmis
- Suspect Number One (1957) ... Dred Emmis
 1957 The Lonely Man
Blackburn (as Claude A. Akins)
 1957 Whirlybirds (TV Series)
Roger Bronson
- The Black Pearl (1957) ... Roger Bronson
 1957 The Sheriff of Cochise (TV Series)
Harry Clegg
- Manhunt (1957) ... Harry Clegg
 1957 Hot Summer Night
Truck Driver
 1957 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
Anton Budenieff
- False Witness (1957) ... Anton Budenieff
 1956 The Sharkfighters
Chief 'Gordy' Gordon
 1956 Crusader (TV Series)
Glenn / Swain
- The Healer (1956) ... Glenn
- Sharks (1956) ... Swain
 1956 The Burning Hills
Ben Hindeman
 1956 Johnny Concho
Lem
 1956 The Proud and Profane
Big Soldier (uncredited)
 1955-1956 My Friend Flicka (TV Series)
August Hoskins / Keenak / Matt Scott
- Lock, Stock and Barrel (1956) ... August Hoskins
- The Little Secret (1955) ... Keenak
- Rogue Stallion (1955) ... Matt Scott
 1956 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Ace Miller
- Peril by Sea (1956) ... Ace Miller
 1955-1956 Star Stage (TV Series)
Henley, the Rodeo Clown
- Killer on Horseback (1956) ... Henley, the Rodeo Clown
- Dr. Jordan (1955)
 1956 Battle Stations
Marty Brennan
 1956 Frontier (TV Series)
Bud
- The 10 Days of John Leslie (1956) ... Bud
 1956 Johnny Moccasin (TV Movie)
BillAmes
 1953-1955 You Are There (TV Series)
Fireman / Lewis Paine / Mob participant
- The Boston Tea Party (December 12, 1773) (1953) ... Mob participant
 1955 Big Town (TV Series)
- Prison Riot (1955)
 1955 Man with the Gun
Jim Reedy (uncredited)
 1955 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Sgt. Mike Harden
- The Ralph McKnight Story (1955) ... Sgt. Mike Harden
 1955 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Mandy
- The Human Jungle (1955) ... Mandy
 1954-1955 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series)
Pete Nemeck / Saracki / Carl
- Woman in the Mine (1955) ... Pete Nemeck
- The Man Nobody Wanted (1955) ... Saracki
- Stake My Life (1955) ... Carl
- The Black Purse (1954)
 1955 The Sea Chase
Winkler (as Claude Akin)
 1955 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
John West
- The 99th Day (1955) ... John West
 1955 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
Dupont / Casco
- France's Greatest Detective (1955) ... Dupont
 1955 Soldiers of Fortune (TV Series)
Jonu
- Cut Charlie In (1955) ... Jonu
 1955 The Man Behind the Badge (TV Series)
Frederick John 'Freddie' Webster / Immigration Officer Tony Peters
- The Case of the Wholesale Burglaries (1955) ... Frederick John 'Freddie' Webster
- The Case of the Priceless Passport (1955) ... Immigration Officer Tony Peters
 1954 City Detective (TV Series)
Hardy
- Too Many Grooms (1954) ... Hardy
 1954 The Adventures of Hajji Baba
Chief Executioner's Aide (uncredited)
 1954 The Human Jungle
George Mandy
 1954 Medic (TV Series)
Dr. Vincente
- Laughter Is a Boy (1954) ... Dr. Vincente
 1954 Down Three Dark Streets
Matty Pavelich
 1954 Shield for Murder
Fat Michaels
 1954 The Raid
Lt. Ramsey (uncredited)
 1954 Witness to Murder
Police Officer (uncredited)
 1954 Dragnet (TV Series)
Sgt. Jack McCreadie / Ellis
- The Big Mattress (1954) ... Sgt. Jack McCreadie
- The Big Drink (1954) ... Ellis
 1954 Bitter Creek
Henchman Vance Morgan
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[on his role in From Here to Eternity (1953)] My first scene on film was where I walk into the office and report Private Prewitt absent to Sergeant Warden, played by Burt Lancaster -- and I was scared to death. Burt was one of the big stars of that era, but still very nice. Fred Zinnemann, the director, was extremely patient and understanding. And somehow I got through it. My panic has always ... See more »

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Before acting he was a limestone salesman. See more »

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