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Conrad Bain (1923–2013)


Usually sized up as an erudite gent, advice-spouting father or uptight, pompous neighbor, the acting talents of Conrad Bain were best utilized on stage and on TV. Born in Lethbridge, Alberta, on February 4, 1923, Conrad Stafford Bain was a twin son (the other was named Bonar) born to Stafford Harrison Bain, a wholesaler, and Jean Agnes (née Young)... See full bio »

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Known For

Diff'rent Strokes
Diff'rent Strokes Philip Drummond
(1978-1986)
Maude
Maude Dr. Arthur Harmon
(1972-1978)
Postcards from the Edge
(1990)
Bananas
Bananas Semple
(1971)

Filmography

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 1990 Postcards from the Edge
Grandpa
 1987-1988 Mr. President (TV Series)
Charlie Ross
- Get a Job (1988) ... Charlie Ross
- All About Jean (1988) ... Charlie Ross
- A Royal Send Off (1988) ... Charlie Ross
- Insecurity (1988) ... Charlie Ross
- The Christmas Story (1987) ... Charlie Ross
 1978-1985 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Charles Custers / Leslie Campbell / Les
- A Day in Port (1985) ... Charles Custers
- Instinct/Unmade for Each Other/BOS (1985) ... Leslie Campbell
 1981 Child Bride of Short Creek (TV Movie)
Frank King
 1980 Bob Hope in the Starmakers (TV Movie)
Roman Lear
 1978 Grandpa Goes to Washington (TV Series)
Robert Green
- Kelley at the Bat (1978) ... Robert Green
 1978 The Waverly Wonders (TV Series)
Tate Sr.
- Tate vs. Tate (1978) ... Tate Sr.
 1975 Twigs (TV Movie)
Swede
 1972 Up the Sandbox
Dr. Gordon
 1972 A Fan's Notes
Poppy
 1971 Who Killed Mary Whats'ername?
Val Rooney
 1971 The Anderson Tapes
Dr. Rubicoff
 1971 Bananas
Semple
 1971 A New Leaf
Professor Heinrich (uncredited)
 1971 Jump
Lester Jump
 1970 Lovers and Other Strangers
Priest in Confessional (uncredited)
 1969 Last Summer
Sidney (uncredited)
 1968 Coogan's Bluff
Madison Avenue Man
 1968 Star!
Second Salesman at Cartier's (uncredited)
 1968 A Lovely Way to Die
James Lawrence
 1968 Madigan
Hotel Clerk
 1967 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
Manager
- Shakedown (1967) ... Manager
 1967 The Borgia Stick (TV Movie)
Lawyer (uncredited)
 1965 The Trials of O'Brien (TV Series)
District Attorney
- Dead End on Flugel Street (1965) ... District Attorney
 1961 The Defenders (TV Series)
D.A. Fred Monahan
- Gideon's Follies (1961) ... D.A. Fred Monahan
 1961 Naked City (TV Series)
Miller
- The Day the Island Almost Sank (1961) ... Miller (uncredited)
 1952-1956 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Bank Manager Evans / Dr. Caldwell
- Family Protection (1956) ... Bank Manager Evans
- The Hospital (1952) ... Dr. Caldwell
 1956 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Dr. Charles Weldon #1 (1970)
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Other Works:

Stage: Playing Ilya Ilyich Telegin in "Uncle Vanya", on Broadway, 6/4/73-7/28/73. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Conrad & Monica

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Trivia:

Father of Jennifer Bain, who later became a voice artist. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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