Hans Conried was born in Baltimore and raised both there and in New York City. He studied acting at Columbia University, and played many major classical roles onstage. After having been a member of Orson Welles' Mercury Theatre Company, he was heard as Prof. Kropotkin on the radio show "My Friend Irma" and had various roles on the "Edgar Bergen - Charlie McCarthy Show"...See full bio »
He became familiar to young TV viewers, in 1955, as the comical but heroic "Thimblerig" in "Davy Crockett At The Alamo" (1955), later released in theaters as "Davy Crockett King Of The Wild Frontier"(1955)". It was one of the highest rated shows of the 1950s.
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