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Val Avery (1924–2009)


Val Avery was born on July 14, 1924 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Sebouh Der Abrahamian. He was an actor, known for Donnie Brasco (1997), Papillon (1973) and The Magnificent Seven (1960). He was married to Margot Stevenson. He died on December 12, 2009 in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 2004 Renegade
Judge
 2001 In the Shadows
Carlo Pierazzi
 2001 100 Centre Street (TV Series)
Sal Gentile
 1997 Gold Coast (TV Movie)
Jimmy Capp
 1991-1996 Law & Order (TV Series)
Max Schaeffer / Dan Magadan Sr.
- Deadbeat (1996) ... Max Schaeffer
- Confession (1991) ... Dan Magadan Sr.
 1992 Civil Wars (TV Series)
Sol Lobell
- The Old Man and the 'C' (1992) ... Sol Lobell
 1992 Secret Service (TV Series)
Moe
 1992 Counterstrike (TV Series)
Morey Lempke
- No Honour Among Thieves (1992) ... Morey Lempke
 1992 Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story (TV Movie)
Salerno
 1989 Hunter (TV Series)
Ray Sullivan
- Ring of Honor (1989) ... Ray Sullivan
 1989 Moonlighting (TV Series)
Mr. Viola
- In 'N Outlaws (1989) ... Mr. Viola
 1989 Men (TV Series)
Burt
- Cupid Ms...Takes (1989) ... Burt
 1988 Friday's Curse (TV Series)
Russ Sharko
- Badge of Honor (1988) ... Russ Sharko
 1987 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Rekubian
- Favors (1987) ... Rekubian
 1986 The Messenger
Clark
 1986 Courage (TV Movie)
Pete Solto
 1986 Cobra
Chief Halliwell
 1985 Out of the Darkness (TV Movie)
Guido Pressano
 1985 Too Scared to Scream
Dr. Richards
 1984 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
Willie Lerner
 1984 The Streets (TV Movie)
Whitcomb
 1983 The Sting II
O'Malley
 1982 Jinxed!
Milt Hawkins
 1982 Assignment Berlin
Talaat
 1981 Sharky's Machine
Det. Ted Roper
 1981 Choices
Coach Rizzo
 1981 Continental Divide
Yablonowitz
 1981 The Chosen
Teacher
 1981 The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (TV Series)
Bearded Man in Suit
- What're Girls Like You Doing in a Bank Like This? (1981) ... Bearded Man in Suit
 1977-1981 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Rawley Dinehart / Aaron Zacharian / Carlo
- Of All Sad Words (1981) ... Aaron Zacharian
- Requiem for the Living (1978) ... Carlo
- Snake Eyes: Part 2 (1977) ... Rawley Dinehart
- Snake Eyes: Part 1 (1977) ... Rawley Dinehart
 1980 Gloria
Sill
 1980 Brubaker
Wendel
 1979 Love and Bullets
Caruso
 1978 Up in Smoke
Upholstery Factory Boss (Hood)
 1976-1978 Switch (TV Series)
Rosie Finniston / Irving Munn
- Play-Off (1978) ... Rosie Finniston
- Gaffing the Skim (1976) ... Irving Munn
 1977 Man from Atlantis (TV Series)
Lew
- C.W. Hyde (1977) ... Lew
 1977 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series)
Tracy / Skipper
- Mystery of the Solid Gold Kicker (1977) ... Skipper
 1977 Heroes
Bus Driver
 1976-1977 Baretta (TV Series)
Ray Carmona / Pogo
- It's Hard But It's Fair (1977) ... Ray Carmona
- Murder for Me (1976) ... Pogo
 1977 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Capt. Ryan
- Starsky and Hutch Are Guilty (1977) ... Capt. Ryan
 1977 Stonestreet: Who Killed the Centerfold Model? (TV Movie)
Chuck Voit
 1975 Lucky Lady
Dolph
 1975 McCoy (TV Series)
Turk
- Double Take (1975) ... Turk
 1971-1975 Columbo (TV Series)
Louie / Artie Jessup / Ralph Dobbs / ...
- Identity Crisis (1975) ... Louie
- A Friend in Deed (1974) ... Artie Jessup
- The Most Crucial Game (1972) ... Ralph Dobbs
- Dead Weight (1971) ... Harry Barnes
 1975 Let's Do It Again
Lt. Bottomley
 1975 Russian Roulette
Henke
 1975 The Law (TV Mini-Series)
Ouspensky
- Prior Consent (1975) ... Ouspensky
 1975 Archer (TV Series)
Joe Mengers
- Blood Money (1975) ... Joe Mengers
 1973-1974 Police Story (TV Series)
Sgt. Mahler / Steve
- Explosion (1974) ... Sgt. Mahler
- The Big Walk (1973) ... Steve
 1973-1974 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Andy Burns
- Time to Kill (1974) ... Andy Burns
 1970-1974 Mannix (TV Series)
Vanaman / Doyle / Mel Cooley / ...
- A Small Favor for an Old Friend (1974) ... Vanaman
- Walk a Double Line (1974) ... Doyle
- Run Till Dark (1971) ... Mel Cooley
- The Lost Art of Dying (1970) ... Harry Ruxton
 1972-1974 Cannon (TV Series)
Leo Crothers / Pawnshop Owner
- The Hit Man (1974) ... Leo Crothers
- Treasure of San Ignacio (1972) ... Pawnshop Owner
 1974 Kojak (TV Series)
George Janis
- Marker to a Dead Bookie (1974) ... George Janis
 1966-1974 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Max Horton / Tony Hendricks / Carn / ...
- A Piece of the Action (1974) ... Max Horton
- The Outcast (1972) ... Tony Hendricks
- The Cave-In (1966) ... Carn
- The Forests of the Night (1966) ... Roy Sumner
 1973 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
Elmo
- A Barnacle Adventure (1973) ... Elmo
 1973 The Laughing Policeman
Insp. John Pappas SFPD
 1973 Papillon
Pascal
 1973 Blood Sport (TV Movie)
Frank Dorsdale
 1973 Shaft (TV Series)
Capt. Rigano
- The Killing (1973) ... Capt. Rigano
 1973 Madigan (TV Series)
Augie
- The Park Avenue Beat (1973) ... Augie
 1973 Black Caesar
Cardoza
 1972-1973 Ironside (TV Series)
McKay / Arnie Hummel
- Love Me in December (1973) ... McKay
- Achilles' Heel (1972) ... Arnie Hummel
 1973 Firehouse (TV Movie)
Sonny Caputo
 1968-1972 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Augie Leach / Frank Brady / Constantine Victor / ...
- The Puppet (1972) ... Augie Leach
- Encounter (1971) ... Frank Brady
- The System (1969) ... Constantine Victor
- The Execution (1968) ... Al Ross
 1972 Nichols (TV Series)
Jasper
- Wings of an Angel (1972) ... Jasper
 1971-1972 McCloud (TV Series)
Walter McKay, Lawyer / Gruber
- A Little Plot at Tranquil Valley (1972) ... Walter McKay, Lawyer (uncredited)
- Top of the World, Ma! (1971) ... Gruber
 1971 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series)
Victor Corso
- The Convicts (1971) ... Victor Corso
 1968-1971 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Turk
- Survival (1971)
- My What a Pretty Bus (1968) ... Turk
 1971 A Tattered Web (TV Movie)
Sgt. Harry Barnes
 1971 The Anderson Tapes
Parelli
 1971 Vanishing Point
Police Officer (uncredited)
 1970 The Bold Ones: The Lawyers (TV Series)
Lt. Aram Makarian
- Panther in a Cage (1970) ... Lt. Aram Makarian
 1970 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Mike
 1969 A Dream of Kings
Fatsas
 1957-1969 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Bull Anders / Trent / Dorner / ...
- A Man Called 'Smith' (1969) ... Bull Anders
- The Lure (1967) ... Trent
- Twenty Miles from Dodge (1965) ... Dorner
- Cows and Cribs (1957) ... Joe Nadler
 1969 Machine Gun McCain
Chuck Regan
 1969 My Friend Tony (TV Series)
- Let George Do It (1969)
 1968 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
- The Love Hustle (1968)
 1968 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
John Rowan
- A Swim with Sharks (1968) ... John Rowan
 1968 The Brotherhood
Jake Rotherman
 1968 Lancer (TV Series)
Wade
- Julie (1968) ... Wade
 1968 The Pink Jungle
Rodriguez
 1968/I Faces
Jim McCarthy
 1968 No Way to Treat a Lady
Bartender (uncredited)
 1967 CBS Playhouse (TV Series)
McDermott
- Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night (1967) ... McDermott
 1966-1967 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Brad Logan / John Crane
- The Night of the Bubbling Death (1967) ... Brad Logan
- The Night of the Whirring Death (1966) ... John Crane
 1967 Mr. Terrific (TV Series)
Leo
- Stanley the Track Star (1967) ... Leo
 1967 Hombre
Delgado
 1967 Iron Horse (TV Series)
Grimes
- The Passenger (1967) ... Grimes
 1967 Dragnet 1967 (TV Series)
Phil Masturian
- The Big Explosion (1967) ... Phil Masturian
 1967 The Invaders (TV Series)
Manager
- The Mutation (1967) ... Manager
 1965-1967 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Jim Ross / Gordie / Jerry Kulik / ...
- Run the Man Down (1967) ... Jim Ross
- The Chinese Sunset (1966) ... Gordie
- Wings of an Angel (1965) ... Jerry Kulik
- Moon Child (1965) ... Burns
 1966 The Dangerous Days of Kiowa Jones (TV Movie)
Morgan
 1966 Laredo (TV Series)
Sheriff Daniels
- Road to San Remo (1966) ... Sheriff Daniels
 1966 I Spy (TV Series)
Josef
 1966 Felony Squad (TV Series)
Gene Hardy
- Strike Out (1966) ... Gene Hardy
 1966 Assault on a Queen
Trench
 1966 Nevada Smith
Buck Mason
 1966 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
2nd Man
- Night Train from Chicago (1966) ... 2nd Man
 1966 The Virginian (TV Series)
Jim Sunderland
- Harvest of Strangers (1966) ... Jim Sunderland
 1966 Wild Wild Winter
Fox
 1965 Satan's Bed
 1965 Honey West (TV Series)
Roger
- A Neat Little Package (1965) ... Roger
 1965 Get Smart (TV Series)
KAOS Agent #1
- Now You See Him, Now You Don't (1965) ... KAOS Agent #1
 1965 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Watowah
- The Old Man and the Cave (1965) ... Watowah
 1964-1965 The Munsters (TV Series)
The Commissar / Marty
- Herman, the Master Spy (1965) ... The Commissar
 1965 The Hallelujah Trail
Denver bartender
 1965 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
Sergeant / Colonel Velasquez
- That Time in Havana (1965) ... Colonel Velasquez
- In Darkness, Waiting: Part 2 (1965) ... Sergeant
- In Darkness, Waiting: Part 1 (1965) ... Sergeant
 1965 Sylvia
Pudgey Smith (uncredited)
 1965 Slattery's People (TV Series)
Lou Teller
 1964 Mr. Broadway (TV Series)
Detective
- Smelling Like a Rose (1964) ... Detective
 1964 The Reporter (TV Series)
Pete Krenek
- How Much for a Prince? (1964) ... Pete Krenek
 1963-1964 East Side/West Side (TV Series)
Lt. Al Costello
- Take Sides with the Sun (1964) ... Lt. Al Costello
- The Passion of the Nickel Player (1964) ... Lt. Al Costello
- The $5.98 Dress (1964) ... Lt. Al Costello
- No Wings at All (1963) ... Lt. Al Costello
- I Before E Except After C (1963) ... Lt. Al Costello
 1963 Love with the Proper Stranger
Stein (uncredited)
 1963 The Defenders (TV Series)
Strafaci / Mac Peters
- The Star Spangled Ghetto (1963) ... Strafaci
- Everybody Else Is Dead (1963) ... Mac Peters
 1963 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Charman Tompkins
- Strike (1963) ... Charman Tompkins
 1963 Hud
Jose
 1963 Naked City (TV Series)
Franko
 1962 Requiem for a Heavyweight
Young fighter's promoter
 1962 Everglades (TV Series)
Harry Conlin
- Hideout (1962) ... Harry Conlin
 1961 The Investigators (TV Series)
Phil Bledsoe
- Something for Charity (1961) ... Phil Bledsoe
 1961 Too Late Blues
Milt Frielobe
 1961 The Asphalt Jungle (TV Series)
Big Fellow
- The Dark Night (1961) ... Big Fellow
 1961 Rawhide (TV Series)
Sheriff
- Incident of the Blackstorms (1961) ... Sheriff
 1961 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
B.J. Throckton
- The Gold Bar (1961) ... B.J. Throckton
 1956-1961 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Uncle Steve / Joe Varetti / John Malcolm / ...
- The Fortune Tellers (1961) ... Uncle Steve
- Operation Moonshine (1959) ... Joe Varetti
- The Monkey Ride (1959)
 1961 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Frank 'Bully' Armstrong
- Town Against a Man (1961) ... Frank 'Bully' Armstrong
 1960 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
The Bartender
- The Night of the Meek (1960) ... The Bartender
 1960 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Frank Salinas / Johnny the Enforcer
- A Seat on the Fence (1960) ... Frank Salinas
- The Underworld Bank (1960) ... Johnny the Enforcer
 1960 Hong Kong (TV Series)
Michael Fortune
- The Turncoat (1960) ... Michael Fortune
 1960 Bonanza (TV Series)
Sheriff Trev Kincaid
- Breed of Violence (1960) ... Sheriff Trev Kincaid
 1960 Cradle Song (TV Movie)
The Driver
 1959 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Police Chief
- The Power and the Glory (1959) ... Police Chief
 1959 The Lawless Years (TV Series)
Bobo Koening
- The Billy Boy 'Rockabye' Creel Story (1959) ... Bobo Koening
- The Art Harris Story (1959) ... (uncredited)
 1959 Johnny Staccato (TV Series)
Corky Lewis
- Viva, Paco! (1959) ... Corky Lewis
 1959 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Sherrif Jenkins
- Goodbye, Al (1959) ... Sherrif Jenkins
 1959 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Hoodlum
- Protection (1959) ... Hoodlum
 1959 Border Patrol (TV Series)
Waxey Walters
- In a Deadly Fashion (1959) ... Waxey Walters
 1959 Last Train from Gun Hill
Steve, Horseshoe Bartender'
 1959 The Lineup (TV Series)
 1958 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
John Hardy
- Presumption of Innocence (1958) ... John Hardy
 1958 King Creole
Ralph (uncredited)
 1956-1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Bartender
- The Great Gatsby (1958)
- Massacre at Sand Creek (1956) ... Bartender (uncredited)
 1958 The Long, Hot Summer
Wilk (uncredited)
 1957 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Carson
- Proud Woman (1957) ... Carson
 1957 There Shall Be No Night (TV Movie)
Gus Shuman
 1957 Edge of the City
Brother
 1954-1956 The Big Story (TV Series)
Informer
- The Sioux City Story (1954) ... Informer
 1956 The Harder They Fall
Frank (uncredited)
 1955 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
The Tall Dark Man
- The Tall Dark Man (1955) ... The Tall Dark Man
 1953 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Hank
- One for the Road (1953) ... Hank
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