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Royal Beal (1899–1969)

Royal Beal was born on June 2, 1899 in Brookline, Massachusetts, USA as Royal Woodward Beal. He was an actor, known for Anatomy of a Murder (1959), Death of a Salesman (1951) and Doorway to Death (1949). He was married to Edna Bennett. He died on May 20, 1969 in Keene, New Hampshire, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Anatomy of a Murder
Anatomy of a Murder Sheriff Battisfore
(1959)
Doorway to Death
(1949)
The Joe Louis Story
The Joe Louis Story Mike Jacobs
(1953)

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 1964 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Fire Chief
- A Messenger to Everyone (1964) ... Fire Chief
 1961 Route 66 (TV Series)
Judge
- Goodnight Sweet Blues (1961) ... Judge
 1961 The Witness (TV Series)
Charles Comiskey
 1960 Sunday Showcase (TV Series)
Walter Ripley / Justice Hawthorne
- The Sacco-Vanzetti Story: Part 2 (1960) ... Walter Ripley
- The Sacco-Vanzetti Story: Part 1 (1960) ... Walter Ripley
- The Devil and Daniel Webster (1960) ... Justice Hawthorne
 1960 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
- Arrowsmith (1960)
 1959 The Ballad of Louie the Louse (TV Movie)
 1959 Anatomy of a Murder
Sheriff Battisfore
 1958-1959 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
General J. W. Wakefield / Brig. Gen. Newman / General Gordon
- The Colonel's Promotion (1959) ... General J. W. Wakefield
- Bilko's Secret Mission (1958) ... Brig. Gen. Newman
- Gold Fever (1958) ... General Gordon
 1956 I Spy (TV Series)
- The Amateur (1956)
 1955 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
George Somers
- A Terrible Day (1955) ... George Somers
 1955 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- Impasse (1955)
 1954-1955 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Charlie / Warren
- Hung for a Sheep (1955) ... Charlie
- Haven's End (1954) ... Warren
 1953 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
- The Shadow Line (1953)
 1952 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
 1952 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Mr. Towers
- A Message for Janice (1952) ... Mr. Towers
 1952 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Lantern Copy (1952)
 1951 Death of a Salesman
Ben
 1951 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series)
General
- Sneak Attack (1951) ... General
 1949 Doorway to Death (Short)
Judge
 1949 Lost Boundaries
Det. Staples
 1947 Boomerang!
Johnson - Police Ballistics Expert (uncredited)
 1940 Radio and Relatives (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: All That Glitters. Comedy. Written by John Baragwanath and Kenneth Simpson. Directed by George Abbott. Biltmore Theatre: 19 Jan 1938- Mar 1938 (closing date unknown/69 performances). Cast: Kenneth Bates (as "Edwards"), Royal Beal (as "Dave Hamlin"), Florence Britton, Jean Casto (as "Jackie"), Colin Dawson (as "Saunders"), ... See more »

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Father: Henry Francis Beal; Mother: Mary Isabella Widdifield Starkweather.

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