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Tol Avery (1915–1973)

Tol Avery was born on August 28, 1915 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA as Taliaferro Ware Avery. He was an actor, known for All That Heaven Allows (1955), Buchanan Rides Alone (1958) and I'll Cry Tomorrow (1955). He was married to Yvonne Tanchuck. He died on August 27, 1973 in Los Angeles County, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1974 Willie Dynamite
Business International Association Television Speaker (uncredited)
 1973 Maurie
Milton
 1973 The Magician (TV Series)
- Pilot (1973)
 1973 Kojak (TV Series)
Justice Redding
- The Marcus-Nelson Murders (1973) ... Justice Redding
 1973 Adam-12 (TV Series)
Arch B. Warren
- Nightwatch (1973) ... Arch B. Warren
 1973 Set This Town on Fire (TV Movie)
Chief Murdoch
 1972 The Sandy Duncan Show (TV Series)
Mr. Stockton
- From Rags to Riches to Rags (1972) ... Mr. Stockton
 1972 Double Identity (TV Series)
Rechtsanwalt
- Das gestohlene Ich (1972) ... Rechtsanwalt
 1972 The Rookies (TV Series)
Councilman #1
- A Very Special Piece of Ground (1972) ... Councilman #1
 1970-1972 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Samuels / Stone
- Cocaine (1972) ... Samuels
- Flight (1970) ... Stone
 1972 Longstreet (TV Series)
Alex Roebling
- Field of Honor (1972) ... Alex Roebling
 1972 Room 222 (TV Series)
- I Gave My Love (1972)
 1968-1971 Mannix (TV Series)
Grossman / Slade / Amos Smith
- Murder Times Three (1971) ... Grossman
- Round Trip to Nowhere (1971) ... Slade
- Fear I to Fall (1968) ... Amos Smith
 1971 O'Hara, U.S. Treasury (TV Series)
J.D. Morgan
- Operation: Bandera (1971) ... J.D. Morgan
 1970-1971 The Young Lawyers (TV Series)
Judge
- The Victims (1971) ... Judge
 1970 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
Auctioneer
- Lucy Cuts Vincent's Price (1970) ... Auctioneer
 1970 Love, American Style (TV Series)
The Father (segment "Love and the Hypnotist")
- Love and the Hypnotist/Love and the Psychiatrist (1970) ... The Father (segment "Love and the Hypnotist")
 1970 R.P.M.
2nd Parent at Police Station (uncredited)
 1970 WUSA
Senator
 1962-1970 Bonanza (TV Series)
Bradley / Almont / Judge / ...
- What Are Pardners For? (1970) ... Bradley
- Trouble Town (1968) ... Almont
- Justice Deferred (1967) ... Judge
- A Man Without Land (1967) ... Mr. Avery - Coroner
- Ponderosa Matador (1964) ... Troutman
 1966-1970 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Mayor Blanchard / Walter Benson / Frank Brenner
- The Biggest Little Post Office in the World (1970) ... Mayor Blanchard
- A Restless Man (1969)
- Doc Holliday's Gold Bars (1966) ... Walter Benson
- The Resurrection of Deadwood Dick (1966) ... Frank Brenner
 1970 That Girl (TV Series)
Mayor Jim Swanson
- That Metermaid (1970) ... Mayor Jim Swanson
 1970 The Governor & J.J. (TV Series)
Senator Barkus
- Never Judge a Book by Its Naked Cover (1970) ... Senator Barkus
 1969 A Dream of Kings
Herman
 1968-1969 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Dr. Louis Naples / Lloyd Talbot
- Journey Into Night (1969) ... Dr. Louis Naples
- The Flaw (1968) ... Lloyd Talbot
 1969 Where It's At
Businessman (uncredited)
 1969 Land of the Giants (TV Series)
Mr. Derg
- Shell Game (1969) ... Mr. Derg
 1967-1969 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Mr. Gorhan / Asa Dempster / Warden Primwick
- The Night of the Tycoons (1969) ... Mr. Gorhan
- The Night of the Avaricious Actuary (1968) ... Asa Dempster
- The Night of the Cadre (1967) ... Warden Primwick
 1968 Lost in Space (TV Series)
Warden
- Fugitives in Space (1968) ... Warden
 1965-1967 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series)
J. Randolph Poovie / Mr. Gibbons
- The Better Man (1967) ... J. Randolph Poovie
- Gomer Minds His Sergeant's Car (1965) ... Mr. Gibbons
 1963-1967 The Virginian (TV Series)
Prosecuting Attorney / Willard Arlington Rutledge / John Fix / ...
- Bitter Autumn (1967) ... Prosecuting Attorney
- That Saunders Woman (1966) ... Willard Arlington Rutledge
- The Brazos Kid (1964) ... John Fix
- The Fortunes of J. Jimerson Jones (1964) ... General Pierpont J. Caswell
- If You Have Tears (1963) ... Coroner
 1967 He & She (TV Series)
Mr. McCready
- The Background Man (1967) ... Mr. McCready
 1964-1967 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Jury Foreman / Driver / Ben Weaver
- Aunt Bee, the Juror (1967) ... Jury Foreman
- Howard, the Comedian (1967) ... Driver
 1967 Lassie (TV Series)
Emmett Fowler
- Brink of Oblivion (1967) ... Emmett Fowler
 1967 Dragnet 1967 (TV Series)
Willard Danhart
- The Badge Racket (1967) ... Willard Danhart
 1967 Rango (TV Series)
 1966-1967 Batman (TV Series)
Prescott Belmont / Deputy Mayor Zorty
- King Tut's Coup (1967) ... Deputy Mayor Zorty
- Batman Sets the Pace (1966) ... Prescott Belmont
- The Joker Trumps an Ace (1966) ... Prescott Belmont
 1967 Hotel
Kilbrick
 1966 The Lucy Show (TV Series)
Mr. Grantland
- Lucy and the Efficiency Expert (1966) ... Mr. Grantland
 1966 Iron Horse (TV Series)
J.J. Sedley
- Explosion at Waycrossing (1966) ... J.J. Sedley
 1966 Get Smart (TV Series)
Von Werner
- Hoo Done It (1966) ... Von Werner
 1966 F Troop (TV Series)
Derby Dan McGurney
- The Ballot of Corporal Agarn (1966) ... Derby Dan McGurney
 1966 Follow Me, Boys!
Dr. Ferris (uncredited)
 1966 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Paul
- Our Boy in Washington (1966) ... Paul
 1966 Laredo (TV Series)
Millburn W. Willburn
- It's the End of the Road, Stanley (1966) ... Millburn W. Willburn
 1966 The Smothers Brothers Show (TV Series)
Link
- His Honor, the Crook (1966) ... Link
 1965 The Satan Bug
Police Captain at Dodger Stadium (uncredited)
 1965 The Rogues (TV Series)
Chief
- Bless You, G. Carter Huntington (1965) ... Chief
 1964-1965 Jonny Quest (TV Series)
Pierre / Tabak
- Werewolf of the Timberland (1965) ... Pierre (voice)
- Double Danger (1964) ... Tabak (voice)
 1963-1964 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
The Publisher / The 3rd Judge
- The Watchman (1964) ... The Publisher
- The Machine That Played God (1963) ... The 3rd Judge
 1964 A Tiger Walks
Joe, Political Adviser (uncredited)
 1964 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Markle
- Who Chopped Down the Cherry Tree? (1964) ... Markle
 1963 Grindl (TV Series)
Mr. Bensfield
- The Great Bank Robbery (1963) ... Mr. Bensfield
 1963 Temple Houston (TV Series)
Ed Bascombe
- Gallows in Galilee (1963) ... Ed Bascombe
 1963 A Ticklish Affair
Charlie (uncredited)
 1963 The Third Man (TV Series)
Frank Wheeler
- A Diamond in the Rough (1963) ... Frank Wheeler
 1963 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Charles L. Welsh
- The Case of the Greek Goddess (1963) ... Charles L. Welsh
 1963 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
High Pitched Announcer
- Jack Fires Don (1963) ... High Pitched Announcer
 1962 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Frank / Alex Bradley
- Preferably, the Less-Used Arm (1962) ... Alex Bradley
 1959-1962 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
Frank Taggert / Walters / Charles Germaine
- Across the River Lethe (1962) ... Frank Taggert
- Talk and You're Dead (1961) ... Walters
 1958-1962 Bronco (TV Series)
Turlowe / Mohler
- Moment of Doubt (1962) ... Turlowe
- Quest of the Thirty Dead (1958) ... Mohler
 1962 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Harlan Wheeler
- The Bel Air Hermit (1962) ... Harlan Wheeler
 1962 Pete and Gladys (TV Series)
Kimbrough
- The Prize (1962) ... Kimbrough
 1962 Mister Ed (TV Series)
Mr. Carmichael
- Horse Wash (1962) ... Mr. Carmichael
 1957-1962 Maverick (TV Series)
George Rockingham / Cyrus Murdock / Hulett / ...
- Poker Face (1962) ... George Rockingham
- Maverick at Law (1961) ... Cyrus Murdock
- Last Wire from Stop Gap (1960) ... Hulett
- Maverick Springs (1959) ... John Flannery
- Yellow River (1959) ... Henry Sawyer
 1961 Twist Around the Clock
Joe Marshall
 1961 The George Raft Story
Wilson Mizner, the Wit (uncredited)
 1961 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Kellems
- Treasure Coach (1961) ... Kellems
 1961 Man-Trap
Lt. Heisen
 1961 Outlaws (TV Series)
Walsh
- The Brothers (1961) ... Walsh
 1961 Surfside 6 (TV Series)
Mr. Wylie
- Inside Job (1961) ... Mr. Wylie
 1961 The Case of the Dangerous Robin (TV Series)
- Key Man (1961)
 1960 Alcoa Theatre (TV Series)
Judge
- 333 Montgomery Street (1960) ... Judge
 1960 Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series)
John Nichols / Theodore
- False Identity (1960) ... John Nichols
- Key to the City (1960) ... Theodore
 1960 This Rebel Breed
Dr. Drake (uncredited)
 1959-1960 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Henry Jackson / Lawson
- A Small Town That Died (1960) ... Henry Jackson
- Lonesome Road (1959) ... Lawson
 1960 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Ab Murchison
- Outcast of Cripple Creek (1960) ... Ab Murchison
 1960 Johnny Midnight (TV Series)
Jackson
- One Over Par (1960) ... Jackson
 1959 The Ann Sothern Show (TV Series)
Mr. McGreevey
- The Big Pay-Off (1959) ... Mr. McGreevey
 1958-1959 Colt .45 (TV Series)
Barnes / Archer Belgarde
- Queen of Dixie (1959) ... Barnes
- Circle of Fear (1958) ... Archer Belgarde
 1959 The David Niven Show (TV Series)
Vance Jefferson
- The Vengeance (1959) ... Vance Jefferson
 1959 Lawman (TV Series)
Bliss Carter
- The Posse (1959) ... Bliss Carter
 1959 Shotgun Slade (TV Series)
Mr. Bates - The Banker
- Treasure Trap (1959) ... Mr. Bates - The Banker
 1958 Sugarfoot (TV Series)
Jim Case
- Devil to Pay (1958) ... Jim Case
 1956-1958 State Trooper (TV Series)
Leo Hogue / Bert Rogers / Sam George
- Sweet & Gentle, Ltd. (1958) ... Leo Hogue
- Rodeo Rough House (1956) ... Bert Rogers
- Voice of the Bug ... Sam George
 1958 Buchanan Rides Alone
Judge Simon Agry
 1958 The Case Against Brooklyn
Dist. Atty. Michael W. Norris
 1958 M Squad (TV Series)
Eddie Constantine
- The System (1958) ... Eddie Constantine
 1957 The Thin Man (TV Series)
King / Lt. Steve King
- Ring Around Rosie (1957) ... King
- The Angel Biz (1957) ... Lt. Steve King
 1957 The Walter Winchell File (TV Series)
Mort Saphire
- The Candlestick (1957) ... Mort Saphire
 1957 Pal Joey
Detective (uncredited)
 1957 The Unholy Wife
Dist. Atty. Carl Kramer
 1956-1957 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Santini / Lieutenant Blake
- Edge of Doubt (1957) ... Santini
- Betrayed (1956) ... Lieutenant Blake
 1952-1957 Dragnet (TV Series)
- The Big No Tooth (1957)
- The Big Lamp (1952)
 1957 The Gray Ghost (TV Series)
Col. Texas Johnson
- The Missing Colonel (1957) ... Col. Texas Johnson
 1956 The Power and the Prize
Dan Slocum (uncredited)
 1956 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Vance
- Millionaire Jane Carr (1956) ... Vance
 1956 Back from Eternity
Thomas J. Malone (uncredited)
 1956 Star Stage (TV Series)
Bert Rogers
- Killer on Horseback (1956) ... Bert Rogers
 1955-1956 Passport to Danger (TV Series)
Peter Wragge
- Batavia (1956) ... Peter Wragge
- Rio de Janeiro (1955)
 1955 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Dutch
- Big Joe's Comin' Home (1955) ... Dutch
 1955 I'll Cry Tomorrow
Fat Man
 1955 Headline Hunters
Robert, Evening Examiner Man (uncredited)
 1955 Science Fiction Theatre (TV Series)
Prof. Buck Weaver
- The World Below (1955) ... Prof. Buck Weaver
 1955 All That Heaven Allows
Tom Allenby
 1955 It Came from Beneath the Sea
Navy Intern (uncredited)
 1954-1955 Public Defender (TV Series)
Hans
- Eight Out of a Hundred (1955) ... Hans
- Bertha Polaski (1954) ... Hans
 1955 The Lineup (TV Series)
James Wendry
- The Assault Case (1955) ... James Wendry
 1953-1955 City Detective (TV Series)
Sam Dill / McAdams / Benson
- Highest Bidder (1955) ... Sam Dill
- The Perfect Disguise (1955) ... McAdams
- Trouble on a Train (1953) ... Benson
 1955 Big Town (TV Series)
Fire Commissioner Vincent Keely
- Firetrap (1955) ... Fire Commissioner Vincent Keely
 1955 Soldiers of Fortune (TV Series)
Garry Holt
- Escort to Namtok (1955) ... Garry Holt
 1954 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
Sergeant Webster
 1953-1954 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series)
Howard
- Taps for a Hoofer (1954) ... Howard
- Who Is Sylvia? (1953)
 1954 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
- Daughter of Mine (1954)
 1954 Studio 57 (TV Series)
Sgt. McAdams
- Trap Mates (1954) ... Sgt. McAdams
 1954 Naked Alibi
Irish
 1954 The Pride of the Family (TV Series)
Dennison
- Catherine's Old Friend (1954) ... Dennison
 1954 She Couldn't Say No
Big Guy (uncredited)
 1953 The Adventures of Kit Carson (TV Series)
Roger Walters
- Ambush (1953) ... Roger Walters
- Secret Sheriff (1953)
- Hawk Raiders (1953)
 1953 Chevron Theatre (TV Series)
- Road Block (1953)
 1952 Scarlet Angel
Phineas Calhoun
 1952 Gang Busters (TV Series)
Cap't Tom Stevens
- The O'Dell-Griffin Case (1952) ... Cap't Tom Stevens
 1951 Gruen Guild Theater (TV Series)
- The Driven Snow (1951) ... (unconfirmed)
 1951 His Kind of Woman
Fat Hoodlum (uncredited)
 1951 No Questions Asked
Detective Mike (uncredited)
 1951 Stars Over Hollywood (TV Series)
- Pretty Boy (1951)
 1950 Gambling House
Adams (uncredited)
 1950 Bunco Squad
Capt. Edwards (uncredited)
 1950 Where Danger Lives
Honest Hal, Used Cars (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Taliaferro Avery

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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According to an obituary, he was a past president of the California Professional Hypnotists Association. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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