No photo available. Represent Paul Birch? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,513 this week

Paul Birch (I) (1912–1969)

Paul Birch, born Paul Smith in Atmore, Alabama, died on Saturday, May 24, 1969, in St. George, Grenada. Stocky, barrel-chested, and gifted with a resonant baritone speaking voice, Birch was a veteran of 39 movies, 50 stage dramas and an untold number of television shows including the Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951). He entered motion pictures via ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 57) in St. George, Grenada

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 894 people
created 20 Jul 2012
 
a list of 1500 people
created 02 Nov 2013
 
list image
a list of 94 people
created 3 months ago
 
a list of 7 people
created 2 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Paul Birch.

User Polls

Known For

Filmography

Jump to: Actor | Archive footage
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (143 credits)
 1967 Counterpoint
 1967 Welcome to Hard Times
Mr. Fee
 1967 A Covenant with Death
Governor
 1966 Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round
Bill Simpson (uncredited)
 1966 A Man Called Shenandoah (TV Series)
Farrell
- The Clown (1966) ... Farrell
 1966 The John Forsythe Show (TV Series)
General Pierce
- Engagement, Italian Style (1966) ... General Pierce
 1962-1966 The Virginian (TV Series)
Mack Lewis / John Carver / Ben Carter / ...
- Morgan Starr (1966) ... Mack Lewis
- Six Graves at Cripple Creek (1965) ... John Carver
- Big Image... Little Man (1964) ... Ben Carter
- A Bride for Lars (1964) ... Carl Bruner
- 50 Days to Moose Jaw (1962) ... Sheriff Halsey
 1959-1966 Bonanza (TV Series)
Porter / Luther Kent / Tregallis
- The Dublin Lad (1966) ... Porter
- Gift of Water (1962) ... Luther Kent
- The Phillip Diedesheimer Story (1959) ... Tregallis
 1965 The Glory Guys
Commanding General
 1965 Broadside (TV Series)
Capt. Blackwell
- Miss Ranakai (1965) ... Capt. Blackwell
 1964 Peyton Place (TV Series)
Parole Board Chairman
- Episode #1.31 (1964) ... Parole Board Chairman
- Episode #1.30 (1964) ... Parole Board Chairman (uncredited)
 1964 Destry (TV Series)
Sam Hannibal
- Go Away, Little Sheba (1964) ... Sam Hannibal
 1964 The Great Adventure (TV Series)
- The Pathfinder (1964)
 1964 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Motel Owner
- Funny Man with a Monkey (1964) ... Motel Owner
 1959-1963 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Jim Davidson / Sheriff Lick / Mike Walsh
- The Red Ghost of Eagle Creek (1963) ... Jim Davidson
- Sponge Full of Vinegar (1962) ... Sheriff Lick
- Hang 'Em High (1959) ... Mike Walsh
 1963 The Raiders
Paul King
 1963 Temple Houston (TV Series)
Matt Clendennon
- Jubilee (1963) ... Matt Clendennon
 1960-1963 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Sam Benson / Frank Lassiter / Henry Weeker / ...
- The Gus Morgan Story (1963) ... Sam Benson
- The Levy-McGowan Story (1962) ... Frank Lassiter
- The Lonnie Fallon Story (1962) ... Henry Weeker
- Path of the Serpent (1961) ... Sgt. Bart Huntington
 1961-1963 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Frank Argos / Capt. Jess Brownlee / Police Lt. Willard
- The Charlie Argos Story (1963) ... Frank Argos
- The Gang War (1962) ... Capt. Jess Brownlee
- Murder Under Glass (1961) ... Police Lt. Willard
 1963 Sam Benedict (TV Series)
Captain Boyd
- Sugar and Spice and Everything... (1963) ... Captain Boyd
 1963 G.E. True (TV Series)
Sheriff
- Firebug (1963) ... Sheriff
 1963 Wide Country (TV Series)
Grady
- Don't Cry for Johnny Devlin (1963) ... Grady
 1958-1962 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Jenkins / Sheriff Scanlon / Warden Bullock
- Marshal of Sweetwater (1962) ... Jenkins
- The Chase (1959) ... Sheriff Scanlon
- The Hanging of Roy Carter (1958) ... Warden Bullock
 1962 Empire (TV Series)
Sam Fowler
- Long Past, Long Remembered (1962) ... Sam Fowler
 1962 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series)
Mitch Mitchell
- The Long Walk Home (1962) ... Mitch Mitchell
 1962 Stoney Burke (TV Series)
McAllister
- Fight Night (1962) ... McAllister
 1962 The New Breed (TV Series)
 1962 Checkmate (TV Series)
Ed Stoner
- The Bold and the Tough (1962) ... Ed Stoner
 1961-1962 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Zachary Latimer / Myron Jones
- Violence for Your Furs (1962) ... Zachary Latimer
- The Common Denominator (1961) ... Myron Jones
 1962 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Sheriff Maxon
- Who Lives by the Gun (1962) ... Sheriff Maxon
 1961-1962 Laramie (TV Series)
Sam Norris / Major Stanton
- Justice in a Hurry (1962) ... Sam Norris
- Bitter Glory (1961) ... Major Stanton
 1957-1962 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Jessie Ott / Boss
- Coventry (1962) ... Jessie Ott
- Never Pester Chester (1957) ... Boss
 1962 A Public Affair
Malcomb Hardy
 1962 National Velvet (TV Series)
Edgar Torrance
- Martha's Beau (1962) ... Edgar Torrance
 1961-1962 Ripcord (TV Series)
Bill Dean / Dr. Rupert Sexton
- Devil's Canyon (1962) ... Bill Dean
- Top Secret (1961) ... Dr. Rupert Sexton
 1961 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
Mark Holly
- Open Season (1961) ... Mark Holly
 1961 The Tall Man (TV Series)
Bart Conway
- The Leopard's Spots (1961) ... Bart Conway
 1961 Cain's Hundred (TV Series)
Sheriff Rainey
- King of the Mountain (1961) ... Sheriff Rainey
 1961 Two Rode Together
Judge Edward Purcell
 1961 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Sec. Officer Crawford
- The Case of the Cowardly Lion (1961) ... Sec. Officer Crawford
 1961 Bronco (TV Series)
Marshal Kilgore
- The Buckbrier Trail (1961) ... Marshal Kilgore
 1961 Maverick (TV Series)
Sheriff Miller
- Last Stop: Oblivion (1961) ... Sheriff Miller
 1961 Two Faces West (TV Series)
Josh Wilkes
- The Avengers (1961) ... Josh Wilkes
 1961 Sea Hunt (TV Series)
Dr. Bainbridge
- Point of No Return (1961) ... Dr. Bainbridge
 1957-1960 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Sheriff / Sheriff Cutler
- A Gun for Willie (1960) ... Sheriff
- The Lonely Gun (1959) ... Sheriff
- Episode in Darkness (1957) ... Sheriff Cutler
 1960 The Dark at the Top of the Stairs
Jonah Mills (uncredited)
 1960 The Texan (TV Series)
Sheriff Benson
- 24 Hours to Live (1960) ... Sheriff Benson
 1960 Pay or Die
 1960 Portrait in Black
Detective Lieutenant
 1960 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
John Kramer
- Little Blalah (1960) ... John Kramer
 1960 The Alaskans (TV Series)
Dan Byers
- Heart of Gold (1960) ... Dan Byers
 1960 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Sheriff Jim Wilson
- Elfego Baca: Gus Tomlin Is Dead (1960) ... Sheriff Jim Wilson
 1960 Tightrope (TV Series)
Captain Martin
- The Brave Pigeon (1960) ... Captain Martin
 1959 Riverboat (TV Series)
Sergeant Major Carmody
- The Face of Courage (1959) ... Sergeant Major Carmody
 1959 Gunmen from Laredo
Marshal Matt Crawford
 1958-1959 Cannonball (TV Series)
Mike Malone
- The Green-Eyed Monster (1959) ... Mike Malone
- The Dog (1959) ... Mike Malone
- Snake Eyes (1959) ... Mike Malone
- Moose Hunt (1959) ... Mike Malone
- Big Buck (1959) ... Mike Malone
 1958 The Gun Runners
Sy Phillips
 1958 Wild Heritage
Jake Breslin
 1958 Gunman's Walk
Bob Selkirk
 1957-1958 The Restless Gun (TV Series)
Sam Wheeler / Gen. William Gilford
- The Torn Flag (1958) ... Sam Wheeler
- General Gilford's Widow (1957) ... Gen. William Gilford
 1957-1958 Panic! (TV Series)
Manzak
- Ashley and Son (1958) ... Manzak
- The Prisoner (1957)
 1957-1958 The Court of Last Resort (TV Series)
Erle Stanley Gardner
- The Allen Cutler Case (1958) ... Erle Stanley Gardner
- The Todd-Loomis Case (1958) ... Erle Stanley Gardner
- The Joel Sheldon Case (1958) ... Erle Stanley Gardner
- The Stephen Lowell Case (1958) ... Erle Stanley Gardner
- The Joe Credo Case (1958) ... Erle Stanley Gardner
 1958 The World Was His Jury
Martin Ranker
 1957 Sugarfoot (TV Series)
Emmett Clark
- Stallion Trail (1957) ... Emmett Clark
 1957 Suspicion (TV Series)
Big George
- Doomsday (1957) ... Big George
 1957 Trackdown (TV Series)
Sheriff
- Sweetwater, Texas (1957) ... Sheriff
 1957 M Squad (TV Series)
Police Lt. Ruddy
- Pete Loves Mary (1957) ... Police Lt. Ruddy
 1957 Navy Log (TV Series)
 1957 Joe Dakota
Frank Weaver
 1957 The 27th Day
Admiral
 1957 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Col. Preston
- The Broken Pledge (1957) ... Col. Preston
 1957 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
 1957 The Spirit of St. Louis
Blythe (uncredited)
 1955-1957 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Shaun Dhu / Doctor
- Eileen (1957) ... Shaun Dhu
- Penny Serenade (1955) ... Doctor
 1957 The Tattered Dress
Prosecutor Frank Mitchell
 1957 The O. Henry Playhouse (TV Series)
 1957 Gun for a Coward
Andy Niven
 1956-1957 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
John Albertson / Provost Marshal
- False Witness (1957) ... John Albertson
- Child of the Regiment (1956) ... Provost Marshal
 1957 Broken Arrow (TV Series)
Colonel Scott
- Apache Dowry (1957) ... Colonel Scott
 1956 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
The Police Desk Sergeant
- Christmas in Jail (1956) ... The Police Desk Sergeant
 1956 Everything But the Truth
Sen. Winter
 1955-1956 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (TV Series)
President Grant / Mayor Wallich
- Connecticut Yankees (1955) ... Mayor Wallich
 1956 Telephone Time (TV Series)
President
- She Also Ran (1956) ... President
 1956 The White Squaw
Thad Arnold
 1955-1956 Science Fiction Theatre (TV Series)
Dr. Raymond Michaels / Sheriff / Pete Lane--Convict
- Survival in Box Canyon (1956) ... Dr. Raymond Michaels
- The Strange People at Pecos (1955) ... Sheriff
- Conversation with an Ape (1955) ... Pete Lane--Convict
 1956 The Adventures of Dr. Fu Manchu (TV Series)
General
- The Plague of Dr. Fu Manchu (1956) ... General
 1956 The Fastest Gun Alive
Sheriff Bill Toledo (Yellowfork)
 1956 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series)
Doc
- Partners (1956) ... Doc
 1953-1956 Big Town (TV Series)
- Ticket Racket (1953)
 1956 When Gangland Strikes
Sheriff Mack McBride
 1954-1956 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Big Payday (1956)
- The Cool One (1955)
 1956 Chevron Hall of Stars (TV Series)
Frank
- Family Affair (1956) ... Frank
 1956 Have Camera Will Travel (TV Movie)
Warden
 1955 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
- Postmark: Danger (1955)
 1955 Steve Donovan, Western Marshal (TV Series)
Sheriff Townsend
- Napoleon's Eagle (1955) ... Sheriff Townsend
 1955 The Fighting Chance
The Auctioneer
 1955 Medic (TV Series)
Dr. Bowden
- Pray Judgment (1955) ... Dr. Bowden
 1955 Day the World Ended
Jim Maddison
 1955 Ford Star Jubilee (TV Series)
Capt. Randolph Southard
- The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (1955) ... Capt. Randolph Southard
 1955 Rebel Without a Cause
Police Chief (uncredited)
 1955 Crossroads (TV Series)
Chief Crane
- Shadow of God (1955) ... Chief Crane
 1955 Apache Woman
Sheriff
 1955 The Beast with a Million Eyes
Allan Kelley
 1955 Public Defender (TV Series)
Judge
- Condemned (1955) ... Judge
 1955 Five Guns West
J.C. Haggard
 1955 Strange Lady in Town
Sheriff
 1955 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series)
- Petersen's Eye (1955)
 1955 Man Without a Star
Mark Toliver
 1955 Dr. Harvey W. Wiley (TV Movie)
Secretary of Agriculture
 1953-1955 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Sheriff / Sheriff Brooks
- The School Story (1955) ... Sheriff
- Tumblerock Law (1953) ... Sheriff Brooks
 1955 I Led 3 Lives (TV Series)
Comrade Jack
- Comrade Eva (1955) ... Comrade Jack
 1954 Cattle Queen of Montana
Col. Carrington
 1954 Ride Clear of Diablo
Fred Kenyon
 1954 Hopalong Cassidy (TV Series)
Nat Burnham
- Copper Hills (1954) ... Nat Burnham
 1953 The Eddie Cantor Story (uncredited)
 1953 The War of the Worlds
Alonzo Hogue (uncredited)
 1953 The System
Police Lt. Gordon (uncredited)
 1952 Assignment: Paris
Col. Mannix (uncredited)
 1952 Bonzo Goes to College
Coach Duff (uncredited)
 1952 Racket Squad (TV Series)
- The Con Gambit (1952)
 1949 The Third Man
Military Policeman (uncredited)
 1948 The Tioga Kid
Ranger / Musician (uncredited)
 1948 The Hawk of Powder River
Member The Plainsmen (uncredited)
 1948 The Westward Trail
Musician (uncredited)
 1948 Tornado Range
Member The Plainsmen (uncredited)
 1948 Check Your Guns
Member The Plainsmen (uncredited)
 1947 Shadow Valley
Jug Player, The Plainsmen Band (uncredited)
 1947 Black Hills
Cowhand / Jug Player (uncredited)
 1946 Till the End of Time
Marine Wanting Farm (uncredited)
 1946 Cowboy Blues
Member - The Plainsmen (uncredited)
 1946 That Texas Jamboree
Paul Smith (uncredited)
 1946 The Scarlet Horseman
Ace (uncredited)
 1946 The Fighting Guardsman
Sergeant (uncredited)
 1945 The Daltons Ride Again
Wilkins Henchman (uncredited)
 1945 The Royal Mounted Rides Again
Highwayman #2 (uncredited)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Active on Broadway in the following production: See more »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Grandson Matthew Luke is Head of Media Management for Al Jazeera America. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Cause of Death dcgalloway1956
Discuss Paul Birch on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page