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Carl Betz (1921–1978)

Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Carl Betz formed a repertory theatre company while still in high school, then worked in summer stock. He served in the U.S. Army during the Second World War, then attended Carnegie Tech. Following graduation, he worked as a radio announcer. He made his Broadway debut in "The Long Watch". He was given a contract at ... See full bio »

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 1977 Kingston: Confidential (TV Series)
Chaplain Potter
- The Cult (1977) ... Chaplain Potter
 1977 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series)
Alex Richmond
- A Haunting We Will Go (1977) ... Alex Richmond
 1977 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Attorney Paul Barkley
- Hit and Run at Danny's (1977) ... Attorney Paul Barkley
 1977 Most Wanted (TV Series)
- The Hit Men (1977) ... Hill
 1976 Jigsaw John (TV Series)
- Plastique (1976)
 1976 Brinks: The Great Robbery (TV Movie)
Paul Jackson
 1976 Police Story (TV Series)
Chief Elliott
- Open City (1976) ... Chief Elliott
 1976 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Father Ignatius
- Silence (1976) ... Father Ignatius
 1975 Matt Helm (TV Series)
- Think Murder (1975) ... Purcell
 1975 That Lady from Peking
Max Foster
 1975 S.W.A.T. (TV Series)
Greg Colby
- Criss-Cross (1975) ... Greg Colby
 1975 The Meal
Jake Matheson (as Mr. Carl Betz)
 1975 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Will MacDonald
- The Boy Who Talked to Badgers: Part 2 (1975) ... Will MacDonald
- The Boy Who Talked to Badgers: Part 1 (1975) ... Will MacDonald
 1975 The Boy Who Talked to Badgers
Will MacDonald
 1975 The Daughters of Joshua Cabe Return (TV Movie)
 1974 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Dr. Simon Bryant
- No Gods in Sight (1974) ... Dr. Simon Bryant
 1970-1974 Insight (TV Series)
General Dodd / Walter P. Hendricks / Father Lawrence Ryan
- Five Without Faces (1974) ... General Dodd
- Nobody Loves a Rich Uncle (1972) ... Walter P. Hendricks
- Confrontation (1970) ... Father Lawrence Ryan
 1974 Killdozer (TV Movie)
Dennis Holvig
 1973 The New Perry Mason (TV Series)
Clinton Exeter
- The Case of the Spurious Spouse (1973) ... Clinton Exeter
 1973 The Magician (TV Series)
Paul Ryerson
- Man on Fire (1973) ... Paul Ryerson
 1973 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Marshall Briggs
- Stand-In for Death (1973) ... Marshall Briggs
 1973 Set This Town on Fire (TV Movie)
Andy Wells
 1972 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Jeff Williams
- The Bullet (1972) ... Jeff Williams
 1972 Cannon (TV Series)
Arthur Bellamy
- The Endangered Species (1972) ... Arthur Bellamy
 1972 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series)
Victor Garner
- A Substitute Womb (1972) ... Victor Garner
 1970-1972 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Dutch Krebbs / General Yuri Kozani
- Break! (1972) ... Dutch Krebbs
- The Crane (1970) ... General Yuri Kozani
 1972 Norman Corwin Presents (TV Series)
 1971 The Deadly Dream (TV Movie)
Dr. Howard Geary
 1971 In Search of America (TV Movie)
Ben Olson
 1969-1971 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Martin Ashton / Gar Shelton
- Downfall (1971) ... Martin Ashton
- Boomerang (1969) ... Gar Shelton
 1971 Mod Squad (TV Series)
R.J. Coleman
- A Bummer for R.J. (1971) ... R.J. Coleman
 1970 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Dr. Max Redford (segment "The Dead Man")
- The Dead Man/The Housekeeper (1970) ... Dr. Max Redford (segment "The Dead Man")
 1970 Ironside (TV Series)
Jason Banning
- The Lonely Way to Go (1970) ... Jason Banning
 1970 McCloud (TV Series)
Aldon F. Flanders
- Who Says You Can't Make Friends in New York City? (1970) ... Aldon F. Flanders
 1970 Pat Paulsen's Half a Comedy Hour (TV Series)
District Attorney
- Episode #1.10 (1970) ... District Attorney
 1970 Medical Center (TV Series)
Jason Purcell
- The V.D. Story (1970) ... Jason Purcell
 1970 Bracken's World (TV Series)
Jeffrey Harris
- Money Men (1970) ... Jeffrey Harris
 1969 Love, American Style (TV Series)
John Fillmore (segment "Love and the Former Marriage")
- Love and the Big Leap/Love and the Good Deal/Love and the Former Marriage (1969) ... John Fillmore (segment "Love and the Former Marriage")
 1969 The Monk (TV Movie)
Danny Gouzenko
 1969 The Felony Squad (TV Series)
Clinton Judd
- The Law and Order Blues (1969) ... Clinton Judd
 1968 Premiere (TV Series)
Dr. Frank Chandler
- Crisis (1968) ... Dr. Frank Chandler
 1966 Spinout
Howard Foxhugh
 1958 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Butler Tilton
- A Detective Tail (1958) ... Butler Tilton
 1958 Broken Arrow (TV Series)
- Jeopardy (1958) ... Trent
 1957-1958 The Silent Service (TV Series)
Benson / Deragon
- Mine for Keeps (1958) ... Benson
- The Eyes of the Seawolf (1957) ... Deragon
 1957-1958 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Phil Williams / Miller
- The Jack Garrison Story (1958) ... Phil Williams
- The Rose Russell Story (1957) ... Miller
 1958 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Store Detective / Jerome Stanton
- On the Nose (1958) ... Store Detective
- The Motive (1958) ... Jerome Stanton
 1958 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Dr. Ralph Chandler
- The Case of the Sun Bather's Diary (1958) ... Dr. Ralph Chandler
 1957 The Sheriff of Cochise (TV Series)
Paul Sloan
- Statute of Limitations (1957) ... Paul Sloan
 1957 Panic! (TV Series)
Co-Pilot Terry Blake
- The Airline Hostess (1957) ... Co-Pilot Terry Blake
 1957 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Nate Timble
- Gone Straight (1957) ... Nate Timble
 1957 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
Howard Miller
- No License to Kill (1957) ... Howard Miller
 1956 Crusader (TV Series)
Alan Kingman / Inspector Alan Kingman
- The Boy on the Brink (1956) ... Alan Kingman
- Innocent Bystander (1956) ... Inspector Alan Kingman
 1956 Appointment with Adventure (TV Series)
Walter Pollard
- Suburban Terror (1956) ... Walter Pollard
 1955 I Spy (TV Series)
 1954 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
- Two Wise Women (1954)
 1954 The Big Story (TV Series)
Charles McKinney
- Charles McKinney of the Tulsa World (1954) ... Charles McKinney
 1954 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
 1954 Waterfront (TV Series)
Dave Herrick
- The Skipper's Day (1954) ... Dave Herrick
 1953 Your Jeweler's Showcase (TV Series)
- Lady's Choice (1953)
 1953 Dangerous Crossing
John Bowman
 1953 City of Bad Men
Deputy Phil Ryan
 1953 Inferno
Lt. Mike Platt
 1953 Powder River
Loney Hogan
 1953 The President's Lady
Charles Dickinson
 1952 My Pal Gus
Mr. Nelson (uncredited)
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(stage) The Long Watch (1952). Comedy. Written by Harvey S. Haislip. Directed by John Larson. Lyceum Theatre: 20 Mar 1952 - 29 Mar 1952 (12 performances). Cast included Carl Betz (as "Lt. Dick Bennett") [only Broadway role]

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