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Ralph Bell (I) (1915–1998)

Ralph Bell was born on November 27, 1915 in New York City, New York, USA as Ralph Scognamiglio. He was an actor, known for Guiding Light (1952), Zelig (1983) and Wolfen (1981). He was married to Pert Kelton. He died on August 2, 1998 in New York City. See full bio »

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Guiding Light
Guiding Light Brandon Spaulding (1983)
Zelig Other Doctor
Wolfen Commissioner
The Edge of Night
The Edge of Night Capt. Roderick Turner (1962) / Miguel Torres (1965)


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 1992 Law & Order (TV Series)
Judge Jenklaw
- Severance (1992) ... Judge Jenklaw
 1988 Kate & Allie (TV Series)
 1976 The Adams Chronicles (TV Mini-Series)
James Barbour
- Chapter IX: John Quincy Adams, President (1976) ... James Barbour
 1973 Pueblo (TV Movie)
Presiding Officer
 1968 What's So Bad About Feeling Good?
Dr. Langley (uncredited)
 1966 Hawk (TV Series)
Medical Examiner
- The Theory of the Innocent Bystander (1966) ... Medical Examiner
 1963-1965 The Patty Duke Show (TV Series)
Smathers / Dr. Williams
- Cathy, the Rebel (1965) ... Smathers
- Patty and the Newspaper Game (1965) ... Smathers
- Double Date (1963) ... Dr. Williams
 1964 Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Chet Hanson
- The Jimmy Durante Show (1964) ... Chet Hanson
 1964 The Defenders (TV Series)
- The Fine Line (1964) ... Superintendent
 1964 East Side/West Side (TV Series)
Gen. Wallach
- The Givers (1964) ... Gen. Wallach
 1962 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
William Upchurch
- The Cow Thief (1962) ... William Upchurch
 1961 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Sam Vickers / Phil Richards
- Monday Morning (1961) ... Sam Vickers (as Ralph S. Bell)
- Hero in the Dust (1961) ... Phil Richards (as Ralph S. Bell)
 1961 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
- Made in Japan (1961) ... Burney
 1959 Deadline (TV Series)
Roy / Editor
- Hot Stuff (1959) ... Roy
- State Scandal (1959) ... Editor
 1957 Edge of the City
Night Boss (uncredited)
 1956 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Capt. Roderick Turner (1962) / Miguel Torres (1965)
 1954 Inner Sanctum (TV Series)
Det. Steve Maxton
- Dead Level (1954) ... Det. Steve Maxton
 1952 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Brandon Spaulding (1983)
 1950 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Late Christopher Bean (1950) ... Davenport
 1950 The Web (TV Series)
 1949-1950 Suspense (TV Series)
Prince Florizel / Theophilus Goode / Dr. Jekyll / ...
- The Suicide Club (1950) ... Prince Florizel / Theophilus Goode

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Stage Play: What a Life. Comedy. See more »

Alternate Names:

Ralph S. Bell

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Between 1974 and 1982, he appeared in 117 episodes of the "CBS Radio Mystery Theater." See more »

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