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Philip Coolidge (1908–1967)


Philip Coolidge was born on August 25, 1908 in Concord, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for North by Northwest (1959), Inherit the Wind (1960) and I Want to Live! (1958). He died on May 23, 1967 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

North by Northwest
North by Northwest Dr. Cross
(1959)
Inherit the Wind
Inherit the Wind Mayor Jason Carter
(1960)
I Want to Live!
I Want to Live! Emmett Perkins
(1958)
The Tingler
The Tingler Oliver 'Ollie' Higgins
(1959)

Filmography

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 1968 Never a Dull Moment
Fingers Felton
 1966 The Iron Men (TV Movie)
Hupp
 1966 The Tammy Grimes Show (TV Series)
Abner
- Positively Made in Paris (1966) ... Abner
 1966 ABC Stage 67 (TV Series)
Farley
- The Love Song of Barney Kempinski (1966) ... Farley
 1965 Bewitched (TV Series)
Mr. Trigby
 1965 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Frank
- Kilroy: Part 4 (1965) ... Frank
- Kilroy: Part 3 (1965) ... Frank
 1958-1965 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Owney Dales / Lem Fetch / Harry Pope
- One Killer on Ice (1965) ... Owney Dales
- Old Dan (1962) ... Lem Fetch
- Grass (1958) ... Harry Pope
 1964/I Hamlet
Voltimand
 1963-1964 The Farmer's Daughter (TV Series)
Chester Cooper
- The Turkish Delight (1964) ... Chester Cooper
- Katy and the Imagemaker (1964) ... Chester Cooper (credit only)
- Marriage Is for Real People (1964) ... Chester Cooper (credit only)
- Cousin Helga Came to Dinner (1964) ... Chester Cooper
- Mr. Smith and the Birds (1964) ... Chester Cooper
 1964 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
V.J. Thompson
- The Gambling Heart (1964) ... V.J. Thompson
 1963 McKeever & the Colonel (TV Series)
Major Beadle
- Blackwell, the Retread (1963) ... Major Beadle
 1961-1963 The Defenders (TV Series)
Joe Lundeen / Dr. Lillis
- The Heathen (1963) ... Joe Lundeen
- Quality of Mercy (1961) ... Dr. Lillis
 1962 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Locke
- Night of the Owl (1962) ... Locke
 1962 Bon Voyage!
Passport clerk (uncredited)
 1958-1962 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Mr. Ledbetter / Dr. Nelson / Ben Crosby
- Acres and Pains (1962) ... Mr. Ledbetter
- Early to Die (1960) ... Dr. Nelson
- The Unfamiliar (1958) ... Ben Crosby
 1962 Ichabod and Me (TV Series)
Mr. Cheever
- Big Business (1962) ... Mr. Cheever
 1961-1962 The Gertrude Berg Show (TV Series)
Dr. Burke / Professor Burke / Charles Joseph Burke
- How Now, Brown Cow (1962) ... Dr. Burke
- Mrs. G. Versus the Kingston Trio (1962) ... Professor Burke
- The Trouble with Crayton (1961) ... Charles Joseph Burke
 1962 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Throckmorton
- A Piano in the House (1962) ... Throckmorton
 1959-1962 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Dr. Leopold Avatar / Aaron Murdock
- The Mark of Cain (1962) ... Dr. Leopold Avatar
- Sons of Aaron Murdock (1959) ... Aaron Murdock
 1961 Route 66 (TV Series)
Old Codger
- The Mud Nest (1961) ... Old Codger
 1961 'Way Out (TV Series)
Professor Ernest Lydecker
- Hush-Hush (1961) ... Professor Ernest Lydecker
 1961 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Grivet
- Therese Raquin (1961) ... Grivet
 1956-1960 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Albert Bigelow Paine
- The Shape of the River (1960) ... Albert Bigelow Paine
 1960 Because They're Young
Mr. Rimer
 1960 The Bramble Bush
Colin Eustis
 1960 Johnny Midnight (TV Series)
- X Equals Murder (1960)
 1959 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Old John
- End of a Legend (1959) ... Old John
 1959 The Lawless Years (TV Series)
Judge Morrison
- The Morrison Story (1959) ... Judge Morrison
 1959 The Tingler
Oliver 'Ollie' Higgins
 1959 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Flaherty
- The Rumor (1959) ... Flaherty
 1956-1959 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
William Tritt / Sam Henderson / Bud / ...
- The Dusty Drawer (1959) ... William Tritt
- The End of Indian Summer (1957) ... Sam Henderson
- De Mortuis (1956) ... Bud
- Decoy (1956) ... Lieutenant Brandt
- Whodunit (1956) ... Talbot
 1959 It Happened to Jane
Wilbur Peterson
 1959 The Mating Game
Rev. Osgood
 1959 The Thin Man (TV Series)
Sheriff
- Maine Thing (1959) ... Sheriff
 1959 Grand Jury (TV Series)
 1958 I Want to Live!
Emmett Perkins
 1958 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series)
Stone
- The Case for Dr. Mudd (1958) ... Stone (as Phil Coolidge)
 1958 The Real McCoys (TV Series)
Mr. Criswell
- Kate's Career (1958) ... Mr. Criswell
 1957 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
Finch / Ray Barker
- Bilko at Bay (1957) ... Finch (as Phil Coolidge)
- The Secret Life of Sergeant Bilko (1957) ... Ray Barker
 1957 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Mr. Clements
- The Locked Door (1957) ... Mr. Clements
 1955-1957 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Severns
- First Prize for Murder (1957) ... Severns
 1957 Slander
Homer Crowley
 1956 The Sharkfighters
Lt. Cmdr. Leonard Evans
 1956 Camera Three (TV Series)
Anse Brunden
- As I Lay Dying (1956) ... Anse Brunden
 1956 Climax! (TV Series)
 1952-1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Malloby / Major / Lt. Col. Finley
- Criminal Code (1956) ... Malloby
- The Corporal and the Lady (1953) ... Major
- Brigadier (1952) ... Lt. Col. Finley
 1956 Front Row Center (TV Series)
Mr. Ainsley
- The Ainsley Case (1956) ... Mr. Ainsley
 1955 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
Mr. Herbert
- Thunder in Washington (1955) ... Mr. Herbert
 1955 Star Tonight (TV Series)
- The Critic (1955)
 1955 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Professor Adam Woolsey
- The Narrow Man (1955) ... Professor Adam Woolsey
 1951-1952 Celanese Theatre (TV Series)
Pilbeam
- On Borrowed Time (1952) ... Pilbeam
- Ah, Wilderness! (1951)
 1949-1952 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Mayor Oakey Hall / General
- Tender Age (1952)
- Without Fear or Favor (1952) ... Mayor Oakey Hall
- The Gambler (1950) ... General
- St. Helena (1949)
 1951 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
Masterson
- A Seacoast in Bohemia (1951) ... Masterson
 1950 Lights Out (TV Series)
- Dead Pigeon (1950)
 1950 The Clock (TV Series)
 1948-1950 The Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series)
Hap
- The Barker (1950) ... Hap
- Joy to the World (1948)
 1949 Suspense (TV Series)
Mr. Mason
- Goodbye New York (1949) ... Mr. Mason
 1947 Boomerang!
Jim Crossman (uncredited)
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Stage Play: Our Town. Drama. Written by Thornton Wilder. Costume Design by Helene Pons. Directed by Jed Harris. Henry Miller's Theatre (moved to The Morosco Theatre from 1 May 1938 to close): 4 Feb 1938- Nov 1938 (closing date unknown/336 performances). Cast: Arthur Allen (as "Stage Manager"), Max Beck (as "People of the Town"), Emily ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

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Trivia:

Survived by a sister, Mrs. Helen Stevens of Perry, Maine; and three brothers, Dr. Thomas B. Coolidge of Chicago; Edmund J. Coolidge of Natick, Mass. and Francis L. Coolidge of Washington. See more »

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