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Warner Anderson (1911–1976)


Starting out as a child actor in silent films, Warner Anderson appeared in burlesque and vaudeville as a teenager, and enjoyed a career in Broadway plays before making his film debut in the early 1940s. His no-nonsense demeanor and commanding voice served him well in playing corporate executives, judges, army officers and other authority figures. ... See full bio »

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The Lineup
The Lineup Det. Lt. Ben Guthrie / Det. Lt. Ben Gutherie / Lt. Ben Guthrie / Det. Lt, Ben Guthrie
(1954-1960)
Peyton Place
Peyton Place Narrator / Matthew Swain
(1964-1969)
Destination Moon
Destination Moon Dr. Charles Cargraves
(1950)
The Caine Mutiny
The Caine Mutiny Capt. Blakely
(1954)

Filmography

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 1975 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Alfred Bannister
- Charlie Harris at Large (1975) ... Alfred Bannister
 1973 Ironside (TV Series)
Matty Millane
- The Ghost of the Dancing Doll (1973) ... Matty Millane
 1972 Mannix (TV Series)
Professor
- A Game of Shadows (1972) ... Professor
 1971 O'Hara, U.S. Treasury (TV Series)
Harley Buchanan
- Operation: Time Fuse (1971) ... Harley Buchanan
 1971 Bearcats! (TV Series)
Huddleston
- Hostages (1971) ... Huddleston
 1970 The Interns (TV Series)
Phil Cornelius
- The Prisoners (1970) ... Phil Cornelius
 1970 The Immortal (TV Series)
Judge Atkins
- White Horse, Steel Horse (1970) ... Judge Atkins
 1969 Gidget Grows Up (TV Movie)
Ambassador Post
 1964-1969 Peyton Place (TV Series)
Narrator / Matthew Swain
- Episode #5.54 (1969) ... Narrator (uncredited)
- Episode #5.53 (1969) ... Narrator (uncredited)
- Episode #5.52 (1969) ... Narrator (uncredited)
- Episode #5.51 (1969) ... Narrator (uncredited)
- Episode #5.50 (1969) ... Narrator (uncredited)
 1966 The Bubble
Doctor (uncredited)
 1964 Rio Conchos
Col. Wagner
 1963 Postmark: Jim Fletcher (TV Movie)
Jack Stone
 1962 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Police Sergeant
- The Nine Lives of Freddie (1962) ... Police Sergeant
 1961 Armored Command
Lt. Col. Wilson
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Col. Tom Russell
- Night of the Auk (1960) ... Col. Tom Russell
 1960 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
John Gaunt
- The Strangers (1960) ... John Gaunt
 1954-1960 The Lineup (TV Series)
Det. Lt. Ben Guthrie / Det. Lt. Ben Gutherie / Lt. Ben Guthrie / ...
- The Deadly Romeo Case (1960) ... Det. Lt. Ben Gutherie
- The Rosaric Case (1960) ... Det. Lt. Ben Gutherie
- Seven Sinners (1960) ... Det. Lt. Ben Gutherie
- Woman on the Ledge (1960) ... Det. Lt. Ben Gutherie
- Prince of Penmen (1959) ... Det. Lt. Ben Gutherie
 1958 Pursuit (TV Series)
- Calculated Risk (1958)
 1958 The Lineup
Lt. Ben Guthrie
 1956 Climax! (TV Series)
Fleet / David Allen
- The Garsten Case (1956) ... Fleet
- Nightmare by Day (1956) ... David Allen
 1955 A Lawless Street
Hamer Thorne
 1955 Blackboard Jungle
Dr. Bradley
 1955 The Violent Men
Jim McCloud
 1954 Drum Beat
Gen. Canby
 1954 City Story (Short)
The Church Pastor
 1954 The Yellow Tomahawk
Major Ives
 1953 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
- Alias Nora Hale (1953)
 1953 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Jim
- Anniversary (1953) ... Jim
 1953 A Lion Is in the Streets
Jules Bolduc
 1953 The Last Posse
Robert Emerson
 1952-1953 The Doctor (TV Series)
The Doctor
- The Runaways (1953) ... The Doctor
- The Dog Tag (1953) ... The Doctor
- The Brothers (1953) ... The Doctor
- No-Rap Charlie (1953) ... The Doctor
- The Way of Hope (1953) ... The Doctor
 1952 The Star
Harry Stone
 1952 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- The Inn (1952)
 1951 The Guest (Short)
 1951 The Blue Veil
Bill Parker
 1951 Bannerline
Roy
 1951 Go for Broke!
Col. Charles W. Pence
 1951 Only the Valiant
Trooper Rutledge
 1951 Santa Fe
Dave Baxter
 1949 The Doctor and the Girl
Dr. George Esmond
 1948 Command Decision
Colonel Earnest Haley
 1948 Tenth Avenue Angel
Joseph Mills
 1948 Alias a Gentleman
Capt. Charlie Lopen
 1947 High Wall
Dr. George Poward
 1947 Song of the Thin Man
Dr. Monolaw
 1947 Dark Delusion
Teddy Selkirk
 1947 The Beginning or the End
Capt. William S. Parsons
 1947 The Arnelo Affair
Det. Sam Leonard
 1946 Three Wise Fools
The O'Monahan
 1946 Faithful in My Fashion
Walter Medcraft
 1946 Bad Bascomb
Luther Mason
 1945 Week-End at the Waldorf
Dr. Robert Campbell
 1945 Her Highness and the Bellboy
Paul MacMillan
 1945 Dangerous Partners
Miles Kempen
 1945 Objective, Burma!
Col. J. Carter
 1944 Trial by Trigger (Short)
Dan Fallon
 1943 Destination Tokyo
Andy
 1943 Oklahoma Outlaws (Short)
Whip McCord
 1943 This Is the Army
Kate Smith's Announcer (uncredited)
 1916 The Sunbeam
Bobby Rutherford
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Stage: Appeared (as "LIttle Dick Wayne"; Broadway debut) in "Maytime" on Broadway. Operetta. Music by Sigmund Romberg. Book / lyrics by Rida Johnson Young. Based on a German musical comedy by Rudolph Bernauer, Rudolph Schanzer, Walter Kollo and Willy Bretschneider. Musical Director: Frank Tours. Music orchestrated by Sandar Harmathy ... See more »

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Survived by his wife, Leeta, and son Michael. See more »

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