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Malcolm Atterbury (1907–1992)


Philadelphia native Malcolm Atterbury was born into a wealthy family - his father was president of the Pennsylvania Railroad - but he himself had no desire to go into the family business. He had always wanted to be an actor, and to that end got himself a job managing a radio station. From there he went into vaudeville, then into stage work in both... See full bio »

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 1979 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Brewster Davenport
- The Angry Heart (1979) ... Brewster Davenport
 1978 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Raymond Kaufman
- No Way to Treat a Body (1978) ... Raymond Kaufman
 1978 Police Story (TV Series)
Alfred Weiser
- Day of Terror... Night of Fear (1978) ... Alfred Weiser
 1977 The McLean Stevenson Show (TV Series)
'Big Mac' Ferguson
- Grandma's Secret (1977) ... 'Big Mac' Ferguson
 1976 Hickey (TV Movie)
Willie
 1976 The Bob Newhart Show (TV Series)
Mr. Arbogast
- No Sale (1976) ... Mr. Arbogast
 1974 The Rookies (TV Series)
Red McPherson
- Trial by Doubt (1974) ... Red McPherson
 1973 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
Pop Abernathy
- A Barnacle Adventure (1973) ... Pop Abernathy
 1973 Thicker Than Water (TV Series)
Jonas Paine
 1973 Emperor of the North
Hogger
 1955-1971 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Cob / Duggan Carp / Professor Eliot / ...
- My Brother's Keeper (1971) ... Cob
- Take Her, She's Cheap (1964) ... Duggan Carp
- The Boys (1962) ... Professor Eliot
- Milly (1961) ... Bart Glover
- The Cover Up (1957) ... Jed Bates
 1971 The Bold Ones: The Senator (TV Series)
Senator James Hastings
- George Washington Told a Lie (1971) ... Senator James Hastings
 1969 The Learning Tree
Silas Newhall
 1969 Gentle Ben (TV Series)
Winthrop Foster
- My Son the Banker (1969) ... Winthrop Foster
 1968 The Guns of Will Sonnett (TV Series)
Asa Campbell
- Home Free (1968) ... Asa Campbell
 1968 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
Judge Edgar Brown
- The Worst of Both Worlds (1968) ... Judge Edgar Brown
 1967 The Invaders (TV Series)
Judge Simonson
- The Trial (1967) ... Judge Simonson
 1967 The Mystery of the Chinese Junk
Clams Daggett
 1967 Laredo (TV Series)
Ernest Snilly
- The Other Cheek (1967) ... Ernest Snilly
 1967 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Rudy Fowler
- The List of Alice McKenna (1967) ... Rudy Fowler
 1966 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Thaddeus Hill
- Requiem for Craw Green (1966) ... Thaddeus Hill
 1964-1966 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Sheriff / Sheriff Bilson / Sheriff Mead
- Approach with Care (1966) ... Sheriff
- Stroke of Genius (1966) ... Sheriff Bilson
- Man on a String (1964) ... Sheriff Mead
 1965-1966 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Fritz Shroeder / Howard J. Shelly
- Collision Course (1966) ... Fritz Shroeder
- Pound of Flesh (1965) ... Howard J. Shelly
 1966 Hawaii
Gideon Hale
 1959-1966 Bonanza (TV Series)
Willard Walker / Dixie
- The Unwritten Commandment (1966) ... Willard Walker
- The Sisters (1959) ... Dixie
 1966 The Chase
Mr. Reeves
 1965 A Man Called Shenandoah (TV Series)
Judge Evans
- The Siege (1965) ... Judge Evans
 1965 Hazel (TV Series)
Mr. Bullock
- Hazel Sits It Out (1965) ... Mr. Bullock
 1959-1965 Rawhide (TV Series)
Jarvis / The Sheriff / Will Morton
- Encounter at Boot Hill (1965) ... Jarvis
- The Book (1965) ... The Sheriff
- Incident of the Power and the Plow (1959) ... Will Morton
 1965 Joy in the Morning
Willis J. Calamus (uncredited)
 1965 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Asa McConnell
- A Journey to Sunrise (1965) ... Asa McConnell
 1965 Kentucky Jones (TV Series)
Judge Bleeker
- The Return of Wong Lee (1965) ... Judge Bleeker
 1964 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series)
Commander Jamison
- Hail to the Chief (1964) ... Commander Jamison
 1957-1964 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Dell Harper / J. Maigret / Alfred Needham / ...
- The Case of the Drifting Dropout (1964) ... Dell Harper
- The Case of the Tarnished Trademark (1962) ... J. Maigret
- The Case of the Barefaced Witness (1961) ... Alfred Needham
- The Case of the Watery Witness (1959) ... Dennis Briggs
- The Case of the Angry Mourner (1957) ... Sam Burris
 1964 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
Doctor Gregory
- Their Own Executioners (1964) ... Doctor Gregory
 1964 Seven Days in May
Horace - White House Physician (uncredited)
 1963 Cattle King
Abe Clevenger
 1963 The Virginian (TV Series)
John Wallace
- Strangers at Sundown (1963) ... John Wallace
 1963 The Birds
Deputy Al Malone
 1959-1963 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Prof. Eliot / Henry J. Fate
- No Time Like the Past (1963) ... Prof. Eliot
- Mr. Denton on Doomsday (1959) ... Henry J. Fate
 1962 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Luke Jensen
- The Cow Thief (1962) ... Luke Jensen
 1962 Advise & Consent
Senator Tom August
 1960-1962 Route 66 (TV Series)
Sheriff Bruner / Bolton
- Love Is a Skinny Kid (1962) ... Sheriff Bruner
- Black November (1960) ... Bolton
 1961 Window on Main Street (TV Series)
Old Man
- The Charity Drive (1961) ... Old Man
 1961 Father of the Bride (TV Series)
Game Warden
- The Shower (1961) ... Game Warden
 1961 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
 1961 Straightaway (TV Series)
Fred
- Heat Wave (1961) ... Fred
 1961 Stagecoach West (TV Series)
Reverend Joshua Jessop
- The Guardian Angels (1961) ... Reverend Joshua Jessop
 1961 The Asphalt Jungle (TV Series)
William Bradley
- The McMasters Story (1961) ... William Bradley
 1961 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Kincaid
- Unite or Sink (1961) ... Kincaid
 1961 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Ben
- A Warm Day in Heaven (1961) ... Ben
 1960 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series)
Stevens
- The Desperate Challenge (1960) ... Stevens
 1959-1960 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Rev. Kinnaird / Joe Hicks
- Journey to a Wedding (1960) ... Rev. Kinnaird
- The Last Dance (1959) ... Joe Hicks
 1960 The Westerner (TV Series)
Marshal Frank Dollar / Andy
- Treasure (1960) ... Marshal Frank Dollar
- Dos Pinos (1960) ... Andy
 1960 Harrigan and Son (TV Series)
Judge
- Pay the Two Dollars (1960) ... Judge
 1960 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Judge Simon Willard
- Nicky (1960) ... Judge Simon Willard
 1960 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series)
Lars Olafson
- The Krismen (1960) ... Lars Olafson
 1960 The Law and Mr. Jones (TV Series)
Joe McGowan
- The Baby (1960) ... Joe McGowan
 1960 The Tall Man (TV Series)
Jagger
- A Bounty for Billy (1960) ... Jagger
 1960 Happy (TV Series)
Luke
- Happy's Holiday (1960) ... Luke
 1960 From the Terrace
George Fry
 1960 Wild River
Sy Moore
 1960 M Squad (TV Series)
Whitey Stone
- The Velvet Stakeout (1960) ... Whitey Stone
 1960 Philip Marlowe (TV Series)
Mr. Mitchell
- Murder Is a Grave Affair (1960) ... Mr. Mitchell
 1960 Hell Bent for Leather
Gamble
 1960 The Texan (TV Series)
Doc Cooke
- Thirty Hours to Kill (1960) ... Doc Cooke
 1960 The Man from Blackhawk (TV Series)
Seth Miles
- The Savage (1960) ... Seth Miles
 1960 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Arnold Simpson
- Spell of Murder (1960) ... Arnold Simpson
 1960 Black Saddle (TV Series)
Clyde Dawson
- Letter of Death (1960) ... Clyde Dawson
 1960 Sugarfoot (TV Series)
Abel Crotty
- Journey to Provision (1960) ... Abel Crotty
 1959 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
David Evarts
- Dangerous Eden (1959) ... David Evarts
 1958-1959 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Sheriff / Hugh Evans
- Shot by Request (1959) ... Sheriff
- Something to Live For (1958) ... Hugh Evans
 1959 Blue Denim
Marriage License Clerk (uncredited)
 1959 North by Northwest
Man at Prairie Crossing (uncredited)
 1959 High School Big Shot
Mr. Grant
 1959 Whirlybirds (TV Series)
Conrad
- Experiment X-74 (1959) ... Conrad
 1959 Pete Kelly's Blues (TV Series)
Tex Biglowe
- The Tex Biglowe Story (1959) ... Tex Biglowe
 1959 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Horse Thief
- The Tall Texan (1959) ... Horse Thief
 1959 Frontier Doctor (TV Series)
Mr. Ross, Mary's Dad
- The Twisted Road (1959) ... Mr. Ross, Mary's Dad
 1958-1959 Trackdown (TV Series)
Haskins / George Barrett
- The Eyes of Jerry Kelso (1959) ... Haskins
- The Witness (1958) ... George Barrett
 1959 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Hermann Matthew
- Abra-Cadaver (1959) ... Hermann Matthew
 1959 Rio Bravo
Jake (Stage Driver) (scenes deleted)
 1955-1959 The Lineup (TV Series)
Big Dan McGran / Coroner's Investigator Erideaux
- The Big Dan McGran Case (1959) ... Big Dan McGran
- Murder in the Park (1956) ... Coroner's Investigator Erideaux
 1959 Cimarron City (TV Series)
Ben Henderson
- The Ratman (1959) ... Ben Henderson
 1957-1959 State Trooper (TV Series)
Doc / Slim Smith
- Excitement at Milltown (1959) ... Doc
- Cinder Jungle (1957) ... Slim Smith
 1958-1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Simon / The Doctor / Jim Hungerford
- Face of a Hero (1959) ... Simon
- Old Man (1958) ... The Doctor
- The Last Man (1958)
 1959 Shotgun Slade (TV Series)
Marshal Jake Pardee
- Too Smart to Live (1959) ... Marshal Jake Pardee
 1958 Rescue 8 (TV Series)
Jed Kimbrough
- The Crackup (1958) ... Jed Kimbrough
 1957-1958 Lassie (TV Series)
Judge Baxter / Ed Case
- Wishing (1958) ... Judge Baxter
- Boy's Day (1957) ... Ed Case
 1958 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Jeweler
- The Last Summer (1958) ... Jeweler
 1958 How to Make a Monster
Security Guard Richards
 1957-1958 Alcoa Theatre (TV Series)
Spud
- Three Years Dark (1958)
- The Face of Truth (1957) ... Spud
 1954-1958 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Johnson / Timson
- Way of the West (1958) ... Johnson
- One Way Out (1957) ... Timson
- Too Many Nelsons (1955)
 1958 No Time for Sergeants
Bus Driver with Applications (uncredited)
 1958 From Hell to Texas
Hotel Clerk
 1958 The High Cost of Loving
Harry Lessing (uncredited)
 1958 Too Much, Too Soon
Older Attrendant (scenes deleted)
 1958 The Court of Last Resort (TV Series)
Joel Sheldon
- The Joel Sheldon Case (1958) ... Joel Sheldon
 1955-1958 Dragnet (TV Series)
Richard Tearson
- The Big Rip (1958) ... Richard Tearson
- The Big Note (1955)
- The Big Shock (1955)
 1957-1958 Wagon Train (TV Series)
John Bixby / Mr. Bixby
- The Bill Tawnee Story (1958) ... John Bixby
- The Jesse Cowan Story (1958) ... John Bixby
- The Julie Gage Story (1957) ... Mr. Bixby
- The Riley Gratton Story (1957) ... John Bixby
- The John Darro Story (1957) ... John Bixby
 1958 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Oliver Bates
- I Remember Sally ... Oliver Bates
 1957 Casey Jones (TV Series)
Migs
- Lost Train (1957) ... Migs
 1957 The Dalton Girls
Mr. Sewell, the Bank Manager
 1957 Fury (TV Series)
- The Renegade (1957)
- Mercy Flight (1957)
 1957 The Adventures of Jim Bowie (TV Series)
Charley Ike Snavely
- The Pearls of Talimeco (1957) ... Charley Ike Snavely
 1957 Blood of Dracula
Lt. Dunlap
 1957 The Walter Winchell File (TV Series)
Spears
- The Witness (1957) ... Spears
 1957 The Restless Gun (TV Series)
Gopher Martin
- Trail to Sunset (1957) ... Gopher Martin
 1957 Valerie
Sheriff
 1957 You Are There (TV Series)
George Cubine
 1957 Fury at Showdown
Norris
 1956-1957 Wire Service (TV Series)
Gil Venton
- Ninety and Nine (1957)
- The Night of August 7th (1956) ... Gil Venton
 1955-1957 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
Simeon Wells / Immigration Officer / Conductor
- The Man Who Asked No Favors (1957) ... Simeon Wells
- A Chain of Hearts (1955) ... Immigration Officer (as Malcolm Atterberry)
- The Texas Rangers (1955) ... Conductor
 1957 Circus Boy (TV Series)
Prosecutor
- Man from Cimarron (1957) ... Prosecutor
 1957 Hot Summer Night
Jim - Newspaper Man on Street (uncredited)
 1957 The Sheriff of Cochise (TV Series)
Armitage
- Lynching Party (1957) ... Armitage
 1957 Slander
Byron (uncredited)
 1957 Crime of Passion
Police Officer Spitz
 1957 Broken Arrow (TV Series)
Matt
- Apache Massacre (1957) ... Matt
 1956 Reprisal!
Luther Creel (uncredited)
 1955-1956 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Mr. Jackson
- Sudden Silence (1956) ... Mr. Jackson
 1956 Toward the Unknown
Hank - Bell Technical Rep.
 1956 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Armstrong
- The Long Winter (1956) ... Armstrong
 1956 Storm Center
Frank (uncredited)
 1956 Johnny Concho
Milo, Mail Dispatcher (uncredited)
 1956 Dakota Incident
Bartender / Desk Clerk
 1956 Crime in the Streets
Mr. McAllister
 1956 A Day of Fury
Gaunt Farmer (uncredited)
 1956 Stranger at My Door
Rev. Hastings
 1956 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
The blackmailer
- Help Wanted (1956) ... The blackmailer
 1956 Miracle in the Rain
Special Delivery Man (uncredited)
 1956 Front Row Center (TV Series)
Mr. McBride
- Search for a Stranger (1956) ... Mr. McBride
 1956 The Steel Jungle
Mailman
 1956 Frontier (TV Series)
Donley
- Assassin (1956) ... Donley
 1956 The Lone Ranger
Phineas Tripp (uncredited)
 1956 Silent Fear
Dr. Vernon
 1955 The Rawhide Years
Luke--Paymaster (uncredited)
 1955 Cavalier Theatre (TV Series)
Conductor
- The Texas Rangers (1955) ... Conductor
 1955 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Lieutenant Keough
- Broken Journey (1955) ... Lieutenant Keough
 1955 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
 1955 The Green Mountain Boys (TV Movie)
Peleg Sunderland
 1955 Man Without a Star
Fancy Joe Toole (uncredited)
 1955 Stage 7 (TV Series)
Jim Stephens
- Press Conference (1955) ... Jim Stephens
 1955 The Man Behind the Badge (TV Series)
Kelley
- The Case of the Part-Time Cop (1955) ... Kelley
 1954-1955 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Policeman / Ed Humphrey
- The Refinement of 'Ab' (1955) ... Policeman
- Evil for Evil (1954) ... Ed Humphrey
 1955 Big Town (TV Series)
 1954 Medic (TV Series)
- After Darkness (1954)
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