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Ward Costello (1919–2009)

Ward Costello was born on July 5, 1919 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for General Hospital (1963), Missing (1982) and MacArthur (1977). He died on June 4, 2009 in Redlands, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1989 Roe vs. Wade (TV Movie)
 1989 Newhart (TV Series)
Mr. Wallingford
- Cupcake on My Back (1989) ... Mr. Wallingford
 1983-1989 General Hospital (TV Series)
Senator Martin Drake / Martin Drake
- Episode #1.6400 (1989) ... Martin Drake
- Episode dated 21 November 1983 (1983) ... Senator Martin Drake
- Episode #1.5342 (1983) ... Senator Martin Drake
 1988 Frank Nitti: The Enforcer (TV Movie)
 1987 Project X
 1982 Firefox
General Rogers
 1982 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Aldous Whitmore
- Obituary (1982) ... Aldous Whitmore
 1981 Whose Life Is It Anyway?
Mr. Eden
 1981 Bloody Birthday
Mr. Taylor
 1980 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Jeremy Unger
- Portrait of Love (1980) ... Jeremy Unger
 1979 Goldengirl
 1976-1978 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Daniel McKnight / Charles Markwell
- Death of a Friendship (1978) ... Daniel McKnight
- Dangerous Gambit (1976) ... Charles Markwell
 1978 Return from Witch Mountain
Mr. Clearcole
 1978 Police Story (TV Series)
Deputy Chief Hosford
- Day of Terror... Night of Fear (1978) ... Deputy Chief Hosford
 1977 Code Name: Diamond Head (TV Movie)
Captain Macintosh
 1976-1977 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Capt. Roy Devitt / Judge Amos Abrams
- Judgment Day (1976) ... Judge Amos Abrams
 1977 The City (TV Movie)
Captain Lloyd Bryant
 1976 Most Wanted (TV Series)
Andrew Harris
- The Skykiller (1976) ... Andrew Harris
 1976 Law of the Land (TV Movie)
E.J. Barnes
 1976 Petrocelli (TV Series)
Thomas Barnes
- Six Strings of Guilt (1976) ... Thomas Barnes
 1971 The Man and the City (TV Series)
Alfred Fields
- A Very Special Girl (1971) ... Alfred Fields
 1963 The Defenders (TV Series)
Tom Aufderheidie
- Old Lady Ironsides (1963) ... Tom Aufderheidie
 1963 Look Up and Live (TV Series)
- The Presence of Death (1963) ... Jack
 1960 The Gallant Hours
Capt. Harry Black
 1958 Terror from the Year 5000
Dr. Robert Hedges
 1957 Suspicion (TV Series)
- Heartbeat (1957)
 1957 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- Vengeance (1957)
 1957 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
 1957 Navy Log (TV Series)
- Operation Hideout (1957) ... Varick
 1957 The Lark (TV Movie)
Joan's Father
 1954 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
- Two Wise Women (1954)
 1954 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Investigator Robert Wheelock
- Run Like a Thief (1954) ... Investigator Robert Wheelock
 1954 The Greatest Gift (TV Series)
Ned Blackman (1954-1955)
 1954 The Secret Storm (TV Series)
Peter Ames #3 (1964-1966)
 1953 Rocky King, Detective (TV Series)
Dayton Merrill
- Murder, Ph. D. (1953) ... Dayton Merrill
 1953 Mister Peepers (TV Series)
- The Wedding (1953) ... Minister
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After World War II, he worked as a journalist and as foreign news editor for CBS. Subsequently trained for acting at the Yale School of Drama in Hartford, Connecticut, and at the Old Vic and the University of Birmingham in England. See more »

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