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Harrison Dowd (1897–1964)

Harrison Dowd was born on August 15, 1897 in Madison, Connecticut, USA as Frank Harrison Dowd. He was an actor, known for The Iceman Cometh (1960), The Magnificent Failure (1952) and Carousel (1956). He died on December 19, 1964 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Iceman Cometh
The Iceman Cometh Jimmy Tomorrow
The Magnificent Failure
The Magnificent Failure Father Alcott
Carousel Clem
Naked City
Naked City Bum #4 / Dr. Gridley


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 1963 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Mr. Miller
- They Are as Lions (1963) ... Mr. Miller
 1961-1962 Naked City (TV Series)
Dr. Gridley / Bum #4
- Make-Believe Man (1961) ... Bum #4
 1962 The Defenders (TV Series)
- The Crusader (1962) ... Judge
 1961 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
Mr. Charles
- The Night of the Storm (1961) ... Mr. Charles
 1960 The Iceman Cometh (TV Movie)
Jimmy Tomorrow
 1960 The Robert Herridge Theater (TV Series)
- The Lottery (1960) ... Warner
 1957-1959 True Story (TV Series)
Ben Miller / Amos Parry
- Episode dated 12 September 1959 (1959) ... Ben Miller
- A Matter of Suspicion (1957) ... Amos Parry
 1951-1957 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Conductor / Watchman
- The Mother Bit (1957) ... Conductor
- A Favor for Sam (1956) ... Watchman
- Hangman's House (1951)
 1956 Carousel
Clem (uncredited)
 1951-1956 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
Mr. Colgan - act 3 / Mr. Sproule
- Three Men from Tomorrow (1956) ... Mr. Colgan - act 3
- The Tender Leaves of Hope (1955) ... Mr. Sproule
- Victoria Regina (1951)
 1954 The Big Story (TV Series)
Medical Examiner
- Arthur Mielke of the Washington Times Herald (1954) ... Medical Examiner
 1952 The Magnificent Failure (TV Movie)
Father Alcott
 1951-1952 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
- Wedding Day (1952)
- The Snow Deer (1952)
- Twenty-One Days (1951)

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Other Works:

Stage Play: The Visit. Drama. Written by Friedrich Dürrenmatt. Book adapted by Maurice Valency. Production Design by Teo Otto. Directed by Peter Brook. Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (moved to The Morosco Theatre from 20 Aug 1958- close): 5 May 1958- 29 Nov 1958 (189 performances). Cast: Lynn Fontanne (as "Claire Zachanassian") [final Broadway role... See more »

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