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Russell Arms (1920–2012)

Russell Arms was born on February 3, 1920 in Berkeley, California, USA as Russell L. Arms. He was an actor, known for The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942), By the Light of the Silvery Moon (1953) and Captains of the Clouds (1942). He was married to Mary Lynne, Barbara .J. McGinnis and Liza Palmer. He died on February 13, 2012 in Hamilton, Illinois, ... See full bio »

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The Man Who Came to Dinner
The Man Who Came to Dinner Richard Stanley
By the Light of the Silvery Moon
Captains of the Clouds
Captains of the Clouds Louis 'Alabama' Prentiss
Wings for the Eagle
Wings for the Eagle Pete Hanso


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 1985 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
 1981 Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series)
- Drummond's Fair Lady (1981) ... Howie
 1980 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
- The Lottery (1980) ... Announcer
 1978 The Paper Chase (TV Series)
- The Sorcerer's Apprentice (1978) ... Interviewer (as Russell L. Arms)
 1978 Bud and Lou (TV Movie)
Jimmy Fidler
 1977 Man from Atlantis (TV Series)
Medical Examiner
- The Death Scouts (1977) ... Medical Examiner
 1976 Gibbsville (TV Series)
Senator Styler
- Andrea (1976) ... Senator Styler
 1976 Harry O (TV Series)
- Mister Five and Dime (1976) ... Attendant
 1974 Adam-12 (TV Series)
First Driver
- Teamwork (1974) ... First Driver
 1973 Midnight Ride of Paul Revere (TV Movie)
 1972 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
- The Jug-Marker (1972)
 1972 The Sixth Sense (TV Series)
- Through a Flame Darkly (1972) ... Doctor
 1972 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Frank Johnson
- Corbey (1972) ... Frank Johnson
 1972 Banacek (TV Series)
Ambulance Attendant
- Let's Hear It for a Living Legend (1972) ... Ambulance Attendant
 1970 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Resident / Dr. Buckley
- Brave on a Mountain Top (1970) ... Resident
- The Legacy (1970) ... Dr. Buckley
 1967 Dragnet 1967 (TV Series)
David Carroll
- The Big Kids (1967) ... David Carroll
 1960-1966 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Reed Kavanaugh / Roger Correll / Everett Dorrell
- The Case of the Vanishing Victim (1966) ... Reed Kavanaugh
- The Case of the Greek Goddess (1963) ... Roger Correll
- The Case of the Credulous Quarry (1960) ... Everett Dorrell
 1964 The Rogues (TV Series)
W.D. Armbruster
- The Boston Money Party (1964) ... W.D. Armbruster
 1960-1964 Rawhide (TV Series)
Lieutenant Peter Cook / Marshall / Joel Belden
- Incident at Hourglass (1964) ... Lieutenant Peter Cook
- The Deserters' Patrol (1962) ... Marshall
- Incident of the Arana Sacar (1960) ... Joel Belden
 1962 Ichabod and Me (TV Series)
Dick Wayne
- Big Business (1962) ... Dick Wayne
 1959-1961 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Ralph Turner / Will Haskell
- The Revenger (1961) ... Ralph Turner
 1961 Surfside 6 (TV Series)
Ralph Truitt
- Count Seven! (1961) ... Ralph Truitt
 1960-1961 Lock Up (TV Series)
Douglas Manning / Jim Keller
- Red Confetti (1961) ... Douglas Manning
- Dead Man's Shoes (1960) ... Jim Keller
 1961 The Barbara Stanwyck Show (TV Series)
James More
- Dragon by the Tail (1961) ... James More
 1961 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
James Hark
- Bad Sheriff (1961) ... James Hark
 1959 Border Patrol (TV Series)
Sgt. Nillson
- Rattigan and the Cat (1959) ... Sgt. Nillson
 1959 Buckskin (TV Series)
Ethan Comstock
- I'll Sing at Your Wedding (1959) ... Ethan Comstock
 1959 December Bride (TV Series)
Ronnie MacDougall
- The Scotch Show (1959) ... Ronnie MacDougall
 1959 The Lineup (TV Series)
Boylston Billing
- The Boylston Billing Case (1959) ... Boylston Billing
 1958 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
Ernie Barton
- The Long, Long Laugh (1958) ... Ernie Barton
 1958 The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series)
Gary Stewart
- Lovey-Dovey (1958) ... Gary Stewart
 1955 Svengali and the Blonde (TV Movie)
William Bagot
 1954 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
- Such a Busy Day (1954)
 1953 By the Light of the Silvery Moon
Chester Finley
 1949 Sons of New Mexico
Lt. Chuck Brunton
 1949 Cover Up
Frank Baker (as Russell Armes)
 1949 John Loves Mary
Corporal (uncredited)
 1948 Loaded Pistols
Larry Evans
 1948 Quick on the Trigger
Fred Reed
 1948 Sealed Verdict
Nissen's Aide (uncredited)
 1948 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series)
 1948 Beyond Glory
Officer Milliken (uncredited)
 1948 The Checkered Coat
Dr. Stevenson
 1948 Wallflower
Bobby (uncredited)
 1948 Tornado Range
Killer Dorgan aka Ben Colton
 1948 Check Your Guns
Hired Gunman (uncredited)
 1947 High Wall
Patient Awaiting Discharge Hearing (uncredited)
 1947 The Fighting Vigilantes
 1947 Stage to Mesa City
Postal Inspector Hardy (uncredited)
 1947 Life with Father
Operator of Stock Quote Ticker (uncredited)
 1947 So You're Going on a Vacation (Short)
Clerk at Hinkel's (uncredited)
 1947 That Way with Women
Fred Spafford (uncredited)
 1946 Deception
Music Student (uncredited)
 1942 Wings for the Eagle
Pete Hanso
 1942 Always in My Heart
 1942 Captains of the Clouds
Louis 'Alabama' Prentiss
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Russell Armes | Russell L. Arms


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Singer, songwriter and radio actor who had a secondary screen career under contract to Warner Brothers from the early 1940's, appearing primarily in westerns. Between 1952 and 1957, was regularly featured on NBC TV's "Your Hit Parade". See more »

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