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Neville Brand (1920–1992)

Neville Brand joined the US Army in 1939, bent on a career in the military. It was while he was in the army that he made his acting debut, in Army training films, and this experience apparently changed the direction of his life. Once a civilian again, he used his GI Bill education assistance to study drama with the American Theater Wing and then ... See full bio »

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 1985 Evils of the Night
 1982 Harper Valley P.T.A. (TV Series)
- Grizzly Gap (1982) ... Jonah
 1980 The Return
 1980 Without Warning
 1980 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
- Nona/One Million B.C. (1980) ... Lucus
 1980 The Ninth Configuration
Maj. Marvin Groper
 1979 The Seekers (TV Movie)
Capt. Isaac Drew
 1979 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Police Officer Tommy Bates
- Dark Angel (1979) ... Police Officer Tommy Bates
 1979 Angels' Brigade
 1979 Five Days from Home
Inspector Markley
 1978 Man from Atlantis (TV Series)
- The Siren (1978) ... Stringer
 1978 Hi-Riders
 1977 Captains Courageous (TV Movie)
Little Penn
 1977 The Mouse and His Child
Iggy (voice)
 1977 Baretta (TV Series)
Shopping Bag
- New Girl in Town (1977) ... Shopping Bag
 1977 Fire! (TV Movie)
Larry Durant
 1977 Eaten Alive
 1976 Captains and the Kings (TV Mini-Series)
- Chapter I (1976) ... O'Herlihy
 1976 The Quest (TV Movie)
 1976 Swiss Family Robinson (TV Series)
- Jean LaFitte: Part 1 (1976) ... Gambi
 1975 Psychic Killer
 1972-1975 McCloud (TV Series)
Burl Connors / Police Det. Lt. Roy Mackie / Fred Schultke
- Three Guns for New York (1975) ... Burl Connors
- The Solid Gold Swingers (1973) ... Police Det. Lt. Roy Mackie
- Fifth Man in a String Quartet (1972) ... Fred Schultke
 1975 Mobile One (TV Series)
- The Bank Job (1975)
 1975 Kojak (TV Series)
Sonny South
- Sweeter Than Life (1975) ... Sonny South
 1975 Barbary Coast (TV Series)
Florrie Roscoe
- The Barbary Coast (1975) ... Florrie Roscoe
 1975 Police Woman (TV Series)
- The Loner (1975) ... Briscoe
 1975 Police Story (TV Series)
Norman Schoeler
- War Games (1975) ... Norman Schoeler
 1975 Death Stalk (TV Movie)
Cal Shepherd
 1974 Killdozer (TV Movie)
Chub Foster
 1973 The Deadly Trackers
Choo Choo
 1973 Scalawag
Brimstone / Mudhook
 1973 The Magician (TV Series)
Sheriff Platt
- Lightning on a Dry Day (1973) ... Sheriff Platt
 1973 Cahill U.S. Marshal
 1973 This Is a Hijack
 1973 The Mad Bomber
George Fromley
 1972 No Place to Run (TV Movie)
 1972 Two for the Money (TV Movie)
Sheriff Harley
 1972 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Kenny Carpenter
- Don't Talk About Darkness (1972) ... Kenny Carpenter
 1972 Adventures of Nick Carter (TV Movie)
Captain Dan Keller
 1971-1972 Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series)
Sam Bacon / Chuck Gorman
- Which Way to the O.K. Corral? (1972) ... Sam Bacon
- Shootout at Diablo Station (1971) ... Chuck Gorman
 1972 Longstreet (TV Series)
La Brien
- Survival Times Two (1972) ... La Brien
 1960-1971 Bonanza (TV Series)
Doyle / Pepper Shannon / Gunnar Borgstrom
- The Rattlesnake Brigade (1971) ... Doyle
- The Luck of Pepper Shannon (1970) ... Pepper Shannon
- The Last Viking (1960) ... Gunnar Borgstrom
 1971 The Smith Family (TV Series)
- Mac (1971)
 1971 Marriage: Year One (TV Movie)
 1971 The Chicago Teddy Bears (TV Series)
- Mr. Suave (1971) ... Legs
 1971 Lock, Stock and Barrel (TV Movie)
Sgt. Markey
 1971 Hitched (TV Movie)
Banjo Reilly
 1965-1970 The Virginian (TV Series)
Sheriff Wintle / Reese Bennett
- Gun Quest (1970) ... Sheriff Wintle
 1970 Tora! Tora! Tora!
Lieutenant Kaminsky
 1969 The Desperados
Marshal Kilpatrick
 1968 Three Guns for Texas
Texas Ranger Reese Bennett
 1968 Tarzan (TV Series)
Alex Spence
- Alex the Great (1968) ... Alex Spence
 1967 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
- Tanner (1967) ... Tanner
 1965-1967 Laredo (TV Series)
Reese Bennett
- Split the Difference (1967) ... Reese Bennett (credit only)
- Walk Softly (1967) ... Reese Bennett (credit only)
- A Question of Guilt (1967) ... Reese Bennett (credit only)
 1965 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Jayce McCaw
- Kioga (1965) ... Jayce McCaw
 1964 Combat! (TV Series)
Sgt. Keeley
- Fly Away Home (1964) ... Sgt. Keeley
 1964 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
- The Encounter (1964) ... Fenton
 1964 Suspense (TV Series)
- The Savage (1964)
 1964 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Zebedee Titus / Sheriff Frank Lewis aka Jed Whitmore
- The Zebedee Titus Story (1964) ... Zebedee Titus
- The Jed Whitmore Story (1964) ... Sheriff Frank Lewis aka Jed Whitmore
 1964 Destry (TV Series)
Johnny Washburn
- The Solid Gold Girl (1964) ... Johnny Washburn
 1964 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Harry Blaney
- An Echo of Conscience (1964) ... Harry Blaney
 1963 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Sheriff Rufus Selman
- Seven Miles of Bad Road (1963) ... Sheriff Rufus Selman
 1963 The Lieutenant (TV Series)
Gen. Ira Stone
- The Two Star Giant (1963) ... Gen. Ira Stone
 1960-1963 Rawhide (TV Series)
Lou Bowdark / Gaff
- Incident of the Red Wind (1963) ... Lou Bowdark
 1963 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Terry Dunne
 1962 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
- The Outpost (1962) ... Sergeant
 1962 Hero's Island
 1962 Birdman of Alcatraz
Bull Ransom
 1962 Naked City (TV Series)
Joe Brothers
- Lament for a Dead Indian (1962) ... Joe Brothers
 1962 The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series)
- Double Exposure (1962)
 1962 Cain's Hundred (TV Series)
Milton Bonner
 1961 Straightaway (TV Series)
Sheriff Bardeen
- The Tin Caesar (1961) ... Sheriff Bardeen
 1961 The Last Sunset
Frank Hobbs
 1959-1961 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Al Capone
- Pilot (1959) ... Al Capone
 1959 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
- Body and Soul (1959)
 1959 Five Gates to Hell
Chen Pamok
 1959 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Nick Karafus
- Trouble at Tres Cruces (1959) ... Nick Karafus
 1954-1958 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Harry Steuben
- Goodbye... But It Doesn't Go Away (1958) ... Harry Steuben
 1958 Pursuit (TV Series)
 1958 The Texan (TV Series)
Kyle Richards
- Law of the Gun (1958) ... Kyle Richards
 1958 All the King's Men (TV Movie)
Willie Stark
 1958 Cry Terror!
 1958 Target (TV Series)
- The Last Stop (1958)
 1953-1958 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Lieutenant Bolton / Curly
- The Coward of Fort Bennett (1958) ... Lieutenant Bolton
- Ride the River (1953) ... Curly
 1954-1958 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Maj. Ed Hobe / Walt Burnett
- On the Nose (1955) ... Maj. Ed Hobe
- The Edge of Battle (1954) ... Walt Burnett
 1957 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Sgt. Duggan
- Galvanized Yankee (1957) ... Sgt. Duggan
 1957 The Tin Star
Bart Bogardus
 1956-1957 Climax! (TV Series)
- Walk a Tightrope (1957) ... Killer
 1957 The Lonely Man
King Fisher
 1957 The Way to the Gold
Little Brother Williams
 1955-1957 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Barney Gavin / Captain / Marriot
- Harbor Patrol (1957) ... Barney Gavin
- Between Jobs (1956) ... Captain
- Ride with the Executioner (1955) ... Marriot
 1956 Love Me Tender
Mike Gavin
 1956 Gun Brothers
Jubal Santee
 1956 Chevron Hall of Stars (TV Series)
- The Warriors (1956) ... Kowolski
 1956 Mohawk
 1956 Raw Edge
Tarp Penny
 1956 Fury at Gunsight Pass
Dirk Hogan
 1955 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
- Blow Up at Cortland (1955) ... Klaus
 1955 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series)
Bart Craddick
- Arroyo (1955) ... Bart Craddick
 1955 Bobby Ware Is Missing
Police Lt. Andy Flynn
 1955 The Return of Jack Slade
Harry Sutton
 1955 Stage 7 (TV Series)
Maj. Stevens
- Armed (1955) ... Maj. Stevens
 1955 Appointment with Adventure (TV Series)
- The Quiet Gun (1955)
 1955 The Prodigal
 1954 Return from the Sea
CPO Chuck 'Soup Bowl' MacLish
 1954 The Lone Gun
Tray Moran
 1954 Prince Valiant
Viking Warrior Chief (uncredited)
 1954 Riot in Cell Block 11
James V. Dunn
 1953 Man Crazy
Paul Wocynski
 1953 Gun Fury
 1953 The Charge at Feather River
Pvt. Morgan
 1953 Stalag 17
 1953 Your Favorite Story (TV Series)
- The Gold Bug (1953)
 1952 The Turning Point
 1952 Kansas City Confidential
Boyd Kane
 1952 The Unexpected (TV Series)
Herbert Maley
- Split Second (1952) ... Herbert Maley
 1951 Benjy (Short)
 1951 Flame of Araby
 1951 Red Mountain
Lt. Dixon
 1951 The Mob
 1951 Only the Valiant
Sgt. Ben Murdock
 1950 Halls of Montezuma
Sgt. Zelenko
 1950 Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye
Carleton (uncredited)
 1950 Where the Sidewalk Ends
Steve, Scalise Hood (uncredited)
 1950 D.O.A.
 1949 My Foolish Heart
Football Game Spectator (uncredited)
Show Show Self (2 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (13 credits)

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Other Works:

Unsold pilot: He co-starred in a pilot for a western on NBC called "Arroyo", in which Jack Carson played a frontier lawyer. Co-starring with him were Lynn Bari and Lola Albright (Carson's wife at the time). See more »


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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Personal Quote:

[on playing villains] I don't go in thinking he's a villain. The audience might, but the villain doesn't think he's a villain. Even a killer condones what he's done. I just create this human being under the circumstances that are given. I don't think he's a villain. Everybody just condones his own actions.


Neville Brand was regularly cited as the 4th most decorated soldier in WWII, but that information is incorrect and was denied by Brand before his death. He was, however, according to official military records, the recipient of the Silver Star for gallantry in combat. His other awards and decorations are the Purple Heart, the Good Conduct Medal, the American Defense Service Ribbon, the European/... See more »

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