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Wendell Corey (1914–1968)

Wendell Corey was a hard-working American character actor who appeared in numerous movies and television productions in the 1940s, '50s and '60s. Born on March 20, 1914 in Dracut, Massachusetts, in the northeastern part of the Commonwealth near the New Hampshire border, Corey was the son of a Congregationalist clergyman. After receiving his ... See full bio »

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Rear Window
Rear Window Det. Lt. Thomas J. Doyle
Harbor Command
Harbor Command Captain Ralph Baxter
The Eleventh Hour
The Eleventh Hour Dr. Theodore Bassett
The Search
The Search Jerry Fisher


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 1968 The Star Maker
Paul Lemont
 1968 The Astro-Zombies
 1968 Buckskin
Rep Marlowe
 1968 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Cullen Dane
- The Night of the Death-Maker (1968) ... Cullen Dane
 1967 The Guns of Will Sonnett (TV Series)
Sheriff Morg Braham
- The Natural Way (1967) ... Sheriff Morg Braham
 1967 Red Tomahawk
Sy Elkins
 1966 Picture Mommy Dead
Lawyer Clayborn
 1966 The Road West (TV Series)
Tilman Ash
- Piece of Tin (1966) ... Tilman Ash
 1966 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Mr. Sinclair
- The Committee for the 25th (1966) ... Mr. Sinclair
 1966 Cyborg 2087
 1966 Waco
Preacher Sam Stone
 1966 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Jerome Klee
- The Case of the Unwelcome Well (1966) ... Jerome Klee
 1965 Branded (TV Series)
Maj. Whitcomb
- The Mission: Part 3 (1965) ... Maj. Whitcomb
 1964 Blood on the Arrow
Clint Mailer
 1964 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Milo Morgan
- Who Killed Annie Foran? (1964) ... Milo Morgan
 1963 Channing (TV Series)
Professor Jonathan Kobitz
- A Window on the War (1963) ... Professor Jonathan Kobitz
 1962 Bus Stop (TV Series)
Mark Gateson
- Turn Home Again (1962) ... Mark Gateson
 1961 Target: The Corruptors (TV Series)
Jud Grantham
- Mr Meglomania (1961) ... Jud Grantham
 1961 The New Breed (TV Series)
Roger Dawson
- Till Death Do Us Part (1961) ... Roger Dawson
 1961 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Willard Thornton
- Power Play (1961) ... Willard Thornton
 1956-1960 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Adam Mapes / Marshal Bigger / Clay Burnett
- The Man from Yesterday (1960) ... Adam Mapes
- Killer Instinct (1960) ... Marshal Bigger
- A Quiet Sunday in San Ardo (1956) ... Clay Burnett
 1960 Sunday Showcase (TV Series)
 1958 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Timber Woods
- Poison (1958) ... Timber Woods
 1958 The Light in the Forest
Wilse Owens
 1955-1958 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Will Robbins / Senator James Norton / John Ryerson / ...
- The Desperate Age (1958) ... Will Robbins
- The Arena (1956) ... Senator James Norton
- My Son Johnny (1956) ... John Ryerson
- Donovan's Brain (1955) ... Dr. Cory
 1957 Loving You
Walter 'Tex' Warner
 1957 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
Sam Land
- Man of the Law (1957) ... Sam Land
 1956 The Rainmaker
Deputy Sheriff J.S. File
 1956 Eye on New York (TV Series)
Colonel Russell
- Night of the Auk (1956) ... Colonel Russell
 1956 The Rack
Maj. Sam Moulton
 1956 Celebrity Playhouse (TV Series)
 1955-1956 Climax! (TV Series)
Lou Gehrig / Lieutenant Erich Ganz
- To Wake at Midnight (1955) ... Lieutenant Erich Ganz
 1956 The Killer Is Loose
Leon 'Foggy' Poole
 1955 Star Stage (TV Series)
Mr. Priest
- A Letter to Mr. Priest (1955) ... Mr. Priest
 1955 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
David Adams
- The Black Wings (1955) ... David Adams
 1955 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Capt. Sam Moulton
- The Rack (1955) ... Capt. Sam Moulton
 1954 Hell's Half Acre
Chet Chester
 1951-1954 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Herb / Dante / Buster
- Final Round (1954) ... Herb
- With Glory and Honor (1953) ... Dante
- Forever Walking Free (1951) ... Buster
 1953-1954 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
- The Big Money (1953)
- Half a Kingdom (1953)
 1953 The Backbone of America (TV Movie)
Ben Bruce
 1953 Laughing Anne
Capt. Davidson
 1953 Jamaica Run
Todd Dacey
 1952 Hollywood Opening Night (TV Series)
- The Lucky Coin (1952)
 1952 The Gulf Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Duel (1952)
 1952 My Man and I
Ansel Ames
 1952 Curtain Call (TV Series)
- Swell Girl (1952)
 1952 Carbine Williams
Capt. H.T. Peoples
 1951-1952 Celanese Theatre (TV Series)
Tom Collier / Barrie Trexel
- The Animal Kingdom (1952) ... Tom Collier
 1952 Chesterfield Presents (TV Series)
- C.I.D. Agent (1952)
 1952 The Wild North
Constable Pedley
 1951 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- Still Life (1951)
 1951 Rich, Young and Pretty
Jim Stauton Rogers
 1950 No Sad Songs for Me
Bradford 'Brad' Scott
 1950 The File on Thelma Jordon
Cleve Marshall
 1949 Holiday Affair
 1949 The Accused
Lt. Ted Dorgan
 1948 Sorry, Wrong Number
Dr. Philip Alexander
 1948 Man-Eater of Kumaon
Dr. John Collins
 1947 Desert Fury
Johnny Ryan
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Stage: Appeared in "Strip for Action" on Broadway. Written by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Directed by Bretaigne Windust. National Theatre: 30 Sep 1942-2 Jan 1943 (110 performances). Cast: Jean Carter, 'Joey Faye' (q), Billy Koud, Murray Leonard, Eleanor Lynn, Keenan Wynn (as "Nutsy"), Harold Abbey, Wylie Adams, Jack Albertson (... See more »


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Father of Jonathan Corey and Robin Corey, who appeared as his children in The File on Thelma Jordon (1950). See more »

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