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Jeff Corey (I) (1914–2002)


Born on August 10, 1914 in Brooklyn, New York, Jeff Corey was a film and television character actor as well as one of the top acting teachers in America. He was an indifferent student, but after taking a drama class in high school, young Corey became hooked. His talent earned him a scholarship to the Feagin School of Dramatic Arts, the top acting ... See full bio »

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 2000 The District (TV Series)
Vernon Stanley
- The Jackal (2000) ... Vernon Stanley
 2000 Charmed (TV Series)
Council Member
- Be Careful What You Witch For (2000) ... Council Member
 1998 Brimstone (TV Series)
Collector
- Executioner (1998) ... Collector
 1998 Ted
Professor
 1997 Perversions of Science (TV Series)
The Judge
- The Exile (1997) ... The Judge
 1997 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Elderly Man
- When One Door Closes... (1997) ... Elderly Man
 1996 The Lottery (TV Movie)
Albert Smith
 1996 Babylon 5 (TV Series)
Justin
- Z'ha'dum (1996) ... Justin
 1995 Picket Fences (TV Series)
The Captain
- This Little Piggy (1995) ... The Captain
 1995 The Home Court (TV Series)
Arthur
- My Kind of Clown (1995) ... Arthur
 1995 The Marshal (TV Series)
Alex Cooper
- The Bounty Hunter (1995) ... Alex Cooper
 1994 Surviving the Game
Hank
 1994 Locals (TV Movie)
 1993 Beethoven's 2nd
Gus, the Janitor
 1993 Moon Over Miami (TV Series)
Louis Best
- If You Only Knew (1993) ... Louis Best
 1992 Ruby Cairo
Joe Dick (buying Baseball Cards)
 1992 Sinatra (TV Movie)
Quinlin
 1991 The Washing Machine Man (TV Short)
Eddie Sills
 1991 Lightning Force (TV Series)
 1991 Payoff (TV Movie)
Don Anzia
 1991 Gabriel's Fire (TV Series)
Daniel Mosley
- First Date (1991) ... Daniel Mosley
 1990 The Judas Project
Poneras
 1990 To My Daughter (TV Movie)
Travis
 1990 Bagdad Cafe (TV Series)
Calvin
- Sixteen Candles (1990) ... Calvin
 1990 Babes (TV Series)
Wranglin' Rick
- No Regrets (1990) ... Wranglin' Rick
 1990 Beauty and the Beast (TV Series)
Winston Burke
- The Reckoning (1990) ... Winston Burke
 1990 The Rose and the Jackal (TV Movie)
James Buchanan
 1989 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series)
Judge Ralph Colella
- It All Depends on You (1989) ... Judge Ralph Colella
 1989 Santa Barbara (TV Series)
Roger Wainwright
- Episode #1.1204 (1989) ... Roger Wainwright
 1989 A Deadly Silence (TV Movie)
Judge Harvey W. Sherman
 1989 Roseanne (TV Series)
Salesman
- Death and Stuff (1989) ... Salesman
 1989 The Magic Boy's Easter (Video short)
The Servant
 1988 War of the Worlds (TV Series)
Francis Flannery
- Eye for an Eye (1988) ... Francis Flannery
 1988 Messenger of Death
Willis Beecham
 1988 Cognac
Colonel Frazier
 1987 Perfect Strangers (TV Series)
Henry Casselman
- Taking Stock (1987) ... Henry Casselman
 1986 Starman (TV Series)
Hal Walker
- The Gift (1986) ... Hal Walker
 1986 The A-Team (TV Series)
A.J. Bancroft
- Family Reunion (1986) ... A.J. Bancroft
 1986 True Confessions (TV Series)
- The Decision (1986)
 1986 Second Serve (TV Movie)
Dr. Harry Benjamin
 1986 Fist of the North Star
Ryuuken (1991) (English version, voice)
 1984-1986 Night Court (TV Series)
Judge Hirsch / Santa
- The Night Off (1986) ... Judge Hirsch
- Santa Goes Downtown (1984) ... Santa
 1985 Final Jeopardy (TV Movie)
Derelict
 1985 Creator
Dean Harrington
 1985 Hell Town (TV Movie)
Lawyer Sam
 1985 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Police Sgt. Spencer
- Slither (1985) ... Police Sgt. Spencer
 1984 Newhart (TV Series)
Judge Drayton
- Tickets, Please (1984) ... Judge Drayton
 1984 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series)
Father
 1984 Whiz Kids (TV Series)
Martin Beal
- Watch Out! (1984) ... Martin Beal
 1983 Manimal (TV Series)
Zeke
- Night of the Beast (1983) ... Zeke
 1983 Amanda's (TV Series)
 1983 Archie Bunker's Place (TV Series)
Mike Gorman
- The Red Herring (1983) ... Mike Gorman
 1982 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Peter Mackenzie
- The Block Party (1982) ... Peter Mackenzie
 1982 The Powers of Matthew Star (TV Series)
Vohll
- The Triangle (1982) ... Vohll
 1980-1982 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Larry Hill / Hugh Holstrom / Mr. Bergman
- Blacklist (1982) ... Larry Hill
- Campesinos (1981) ... Hugh Holstrom
- Brushfire (1980) ... Mr. Bergman
 1982 King's Crossing (TV Series)
Ray Walker
- Confusion by Cupid (1982) ... Ray Walker
 1982 Cry for the Strangers (TV Movie)
Riley
 1979-1981 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Edgar Mills / Judge Parker
- Blind Justice (1981) ... Edgar Mills
- Barn Burner (1979) ... Judge Parker
 1980 Breaking Away (TV Series)
Professor Manchester
- The American Dream (1980) ... Professor Manchester
 1980 Homeward Bound (TV Movie)
George
 1979 Up River
Bagshaw
 1978-1979 Barney Miller (TV Series)
Caleb Webber / Ralph Timmons
- The Desk (1979) ... Caleb Webber
- The Prisoner (1978) ... Ralph Timmons
 1979 One Day at a Time (TV Series)
Mr. Romano
- Grandma Leaves Grandpa (1979) ... Mr. Romano
 1978 The Pirate (TV Movie)
Prince Feiyad
 1978 Greatest Heroes of the Bible (TV Series)
Saul
- David & Goliath (1978) ... Saul
 1978 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Tibur
- Let the Goodtimes Roll/Nightmare/The Tiger (1978) ... Tibur (uncredited)
 1978 The Wild Geese
Mr. Martin
 1978 Jennifer
Luke Baylor
 1978 What's Happening!! (TV Series)
Hassan
- Diplomatic Immunity (1978) ... Hassan
 1977 Captains Courageous (TV Movie)
Salters
 1977 Oh, God!
Rabbi Silverstone
 1977 The Richard Pryor Show (TV Series)
Leader of the Dalton Gang / Judge / Gunslinger
- Episode #1.3 (1977) ... Leader of the Dalton Gang
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Judge
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... Gunslinger
 1977 Curse of the Black Widow (TV Movie)
Aspa Soldado
 1977 Testimony of Two Men (TV Mini-Series)
William Simpson
 1977 The Bionic Woman (TV Series)
Thomas Bearclaw
- The Night Demon (1977) ... Thomas Bearclaw
 1976 Switch (TV Series)
A.J. Gunther
- The Lady from Liechtenstein: Part 1 (1976) ... A.J. Gunther
 1976 The Last Tycoon
Doctor
 1976 The Sad and Lonely Sundays (TV Movie)
Dean Miller
 1976 The Premonition
Det. Lt. Mark Denver
 1976 Banjo Hackett: Roamin' Free (TV Movie)
Judge Janeway
 1976 McCloud (TV Series)
Sheik Kipal
- Our Man in the Harem (1976) ... Sheik Kipal
 1975 Kojak (TV Series)
Frank Raynor
- A House of Prayer, a Den of Thieves (1975) ... Frank Raynor
 1975 Run, Joe, Run (TV Series)
Will
- The Prisoner (1975) ... Will
 1975 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Andrew Mello
- Death Ride (1975) ... Andrew Mello
 1975 Doctors' Hospital (TV Series)
Dr. Arthur Wilson
- Point of Maximum Pressure (1975) ... Dr. Arthur Wilson
 1975 Paper Tiger
Mr. King
 1975 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
Orin Thatcher
- Lost Love (1975) ... Orin Thatcher
 1974 Paper Moon (TV Series)
Jeb Crew
- Imposter (1974) ... Jeb Crew
 1974 The Gun and the Pulpit (TV Movie)
Head of Posse
 1974 Hawkins (TV Series)
Julian Maynard
- Murder on the Thirteenth Floor (1974) ... Julian Maynard
 1973 Police Story (TV Series)
Defense Attorney
- The Big Walk (1973) ... Defense Attorney
 1973 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
Monsignor Morell
- Poor Children of Eve (1973) ... Monsignor Morell
 1973 The Bob Newhart Show (TV Series)
Dr. Scott Rivers
- Old Man Rivers (1973) ... Dr. Scott Rivers
 1973 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Ralph Bowen, U.S. Senator
- Shattered Image (1973) ... Ralph Bowen, U.S. Senator
 1973 The Fuzz Brothers (TV Movie)
Captain Lean
 1973 Set This Town on Fire (TV Movie)
Walter Stafford
 1972 Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series)
Governor George W. Baxter
- The Day the Amnesty Came Through (1972) ... Governor George W. Baxter
 1972 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Gen. McClellan
- The High Flying Spy: Part 1 (1972) ... Gen. McClellan
 1972 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series)
Jack Mitgang
- A Nation of Human Pincushions (1972) ... Jack Mitgang
 1972 Search (TV Series)
Dr. Carl Moen
- Short Circuit (1972) ... Dr. Carl Moen
 1972 Something Evil (TV Movie)
Gehrmann
 1971 Big Fish, Little Fish (TV Movie)
Paul Stumpfig
 1970-1971 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Radio Newscaster / Dr. Miles Talmadge (segment "The Dead Man")
- The Different Ones/Tell David.../Logoda's Heads (1971) ... Radio Newscaster (voice, uncredited)
- The Dead Man/The Housekeeper (1970) ... Dr. Miles Talmadge (segment "The Dead Man")
 1971 Catlow
Merridew
 1969-1971 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Duncan / Doctor William Hanson
- Highest Castle, Deepest Grave (1971) ... Duncan
- King of the Hill (1969) ... Doctor William Hanson
 1971 Shoot Out
Trooper
 1971 Clay Pigeon
Clinic Doctor
 1971 Mannix (TV Series)
Paul Sorenson
- Overkill (1971) ... Paul Sorenson
 1966-1971 Bonanza (TV Series)
Frank Brennan / Tuck Dowling
- A Single Pilgrim (1971) ... Frank Brennan
- The Bridegroom (1966) ... Tuck Dowling
 1970 Headmaster (TV Series)
Mr. Hiller
- Let's Try It Mr. Hiller's Way (1970) ... Mr. Hiller
 1970 Cover Me Babe
Paul
 1970 They Call Me Mister Tibbs!
Captain Marden
 1970 Getting Straight
Dr. Edward Willhunt
 1970 The Bold Ones: The Senator (TV Series)
Beiseker
- A Clear and Present Danger (1970) ... Beiseker
 1970 The Movie Murderer (TV Movie)
Collier Landis
 1969/I Impasse
Wombat
 1969 Star Trek (TV Series)
Plasus
- The Cloud Minders (1969) ... Plasus
 1969 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Judge Procter
- The Night Riders (1969) ... Judge Procter
 1968 The Boston Strangler
John Asgeirsson
 1967-1968 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
District Attorney Rankin / Barron
- Square House (1968) ... District Attorney Rankin
- The Other Face of the Law (1967) ... Barron
 1965-1968 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Col. Tacitus Mosely / Captain Ansel Coffin
- The Night of the Underground Terror (1968) ... Col. Tacitus Mosely
- The Night of a Thousand Eyes (1965) ... Captain Ansel Coffin
 1966-1967 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Fred Morrissey / Abe Lincoln
 1967 Iron Horse (TV Series)
Judge
- Gallows for Bill Pardew (1967) ... Judge
 1967 Garrison's Gorillas (TV Series)
Insp. Gauzmann
- The Grab (1967) ... Insp. Gauzmann
 1966 Hawk (TV Series)
Newstand Owner
- Do Not Mutilate or Spindle (1966) ... Newstand Owner
 1966 Seconds
Mr. Ruby
 1966 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Reverend Mr. Mansard
- When Hell Froze (1966) ... Reverend Mr. Mansard
 1966 Insight (TV Series)
Colonel Buckley
- Trial by Fire (1966) ... Colonel Buckley
 1965 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series)
Supply Sergeant Singer
- Supply Sergeants Never Die (1965) ... Supply Sergeant Singer
 1965 The Cincinnati Kid
Hoban
 1965 Mickey One
Larry Fryer
 1965 Rawhide (TV Series)
Morgan Kane
- Encounter at Boot Hill (1965) ... Morgan Kane
 1965 Once a Thief
Lt. Kebner SFPD
 1964 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Carl Bascom
- The Case of the Reckless Rockhound (1964) ... Carl Bascom
 1964 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Mr. Parent
- No Shadow Where There Is No Sun (1964) ... Mr. Parent
 1964 Lady in a Cage
George L. Brady Jr. aka Repent
 1964 Channing (TV Series)
Dr. Harvey
- Another Kind of Music (1964) ... Dr. Harvey
 1963 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Mr. Byron Lomax
- O.B.I.T. (1963) ... Mr. Byron Lomax
 1963 The Yellow Canary
Joe
 1963 The Balcony
Bishop
 1961 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Max Frimmel
- The Antidote (1961) ... Max Frimmel
 1960 Inside Magoo (Short)
Doctor
 1951 Red Mountain
Sgt. Skee
 1951 Never Trust a Gambler
Lou Brecker
 1951 The Prince Who Was a Thief
Emir Mokar
 1951 Sirocco
Feisal (uncredited)
 1951 New Mexico
Coyote
 1951 Only the Valiant
Joe Harmony
 1951 Rawhide
Luke Davis
 1951 Fourteen Hours
Police Sgt. Farley
 1950 The Next Voice You Hear...
Freddie Dibson
 1950 Bright Leaf
John Barton
 1950 The Outriders
Keeley
 1950 Singing Guns
Richards
 1950 The Nevadan
Bart
 1949 Bagdad
Mohammed Jao
 1949 Scene of the Crime
Man Arrested with Switchblade (uncredited)
 1949 Follow Me Quietly
Police Sgt. Art Collins
 1949 Home of the Brave
Doctor
 1949 Roughshod
Jed Graham
 1949 City Across the River
Police Lieutenant Louie Macon
 1949 Hideout
Beecham
 1948 Wake of the Red Witch
Mr. Loring
 1948 Kidnapped
Shaun
 1948 Joan of Arc
Joan's Prison Guard
 1948 A Southern Yankee
Union Cavalry Sergeant (uncredited)
 1948 Canon City
Carl Schwartzmiller
 1948 I, Jane Doe
Immigration Officer (uncredited)
 1948 Homecoming
Cigarette Smoker (uncredited)
 1948 Let's Live Again
Bartender
 1948 The Wreck of the Hesperus
Joshua Hill
 1948 Alias a Gentleman
Zu
 1947 The Gangster
Karty's Brother-in-Law (uncredited)
 1947 The Flame
Stranger (uncredited)
 1947 Unconquered
Trapper (uncredited)
 1947 Hoppy's Holiday
Jed
 1947 Brute Force
'Freshman' Stack
 1947 Miracle on 34th Street
Reporter (uncredited)
 1947 Ramrod
Bice
 1947 California
Clem (uncredited)
 1947 The Shocking Miss Pilgrim
Stenographer (uncredited)
 1946 The Killers
Blinky Franklin (uncredited)
 1946 Rendezvous with Annie
Howard (uncredited)
 1946 It Shouldn't Happen to a Dog
Sam Black (uncredited)
 1946 Somewhere in the Night
Bank Teller (uncredited)
 1946 Joe Palooka, Champ
Reporter (uncredited)
 1943 Aerial Gunner
Flight Crew Member (uncredited)
 1943 The Moon Is Down
Albert (uncredited)
 1942 Tennessee Johnson
Captain (uncredited)
 1942 Girl Trouble
Mr. Mooney (uncredited)
 1942 The Postman Didn't Ring
Harwood Green
 1942 Syncopation
Kit's Attorney (uncredited)
 1942 The Man Who Wouldn't Die
Coroner Tim Larsen
 1942 Who Is Hope Schuyler?
Medical Examiner
 1942 Roxie Hart
Orderly (uncredited)
 1942 North to the Klondike
Lafe Jordan
 1941 Small Town Deb
Hector
 1941 Paris Calling
Secretary (uncredited)
 1941 You Belong to Me
Mr. Greener (uncredited)
 1941 The Devil and Daniel Webster
Tom Sharp (uncredited)
 1941 Mutiny in the Arctic
The Cook
 1941 The Lady from Cheyenne
Reporter (uncredited)
 1941 Petticoat Politics
Henry Trotter
 1940 You'll Find Out
Mr. Corey (uncredited)
 1940 Bitter Sweet
Second Man on Stairs (uncredited)
 1940 Third Finger, Left Hand
Johann (uncredited)
 1939 ...One Third of a Nation...
Man in Crowd at Fir (uncredited)
 1938 I Am the Law
Thug (uncredited)
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Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (3 credits)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (4 credits)
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Other Works:

Radio: Guest-starred on the drama "Nightbeat," which starred Frank Lovejoy. See more »

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Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm a good person, fortunately. That's why I'm a pretty happy person now. I've been married for 51 years, have six grandchildren. I'm very proud that I behaved well and didn't make a begging, obsequious fool of myself. The blacklist hurt my career. I probably get considerably less in pensions now as a writer and director than I would have, but I'm not bitching about it. I think of my kids. They ... See more »

Trivia:

When he was summoned to a hearing of the House Un-American Activities Committee, he not only refused to name names but also offered an acting critique of the previous witness. He was promptly blacklisted and did not work in films or television for 12 years. See more »

Trademark:

Deep smooth voice

Star Sign:

Leo

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