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Robert Dryden (1917–2003)

Robert Dryden was born on February 8, 1917 in New York, USA. He was an actor, known for The Edge of Night (1956), Taking Off (1971) and Billy Bounce (1963). He died on December 16, 2003 in New York City, New York. See full bio »

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 1977 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Belushi's Doctor
- Ruth Gordon/Chuck Berry (1977) ... Belushi's Doctor (uncredited)
 1975 The Happy Hooker
Mr. Gordon
 1975 Foreplay
 1974 The American Parade (TV Mini-Series)
- We the Women (1974)
 1974 Man on a Swing
Mr. Dawson
 1971 Taking Off
Dr. Bronson
 1966-1968 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series)
Racoon Brother / Postman / Bob Mathews / ...
- The Honeymooners: Sleepy Time Gal (1968) ... Racoon Brother
- The Honeymooners: Flushing Ho! (1967) ... Landlord
- The Honeymooners: Ralph Kramden Presents (1967) ... Racoon Brother Rocky
 1965 The Defenders (TV Series)
Arthur Tennant
- The Silent Killer (1965) ... Arthur Tennant (as Bob Dryden)
 1963-1964 Route 66 (TV Series)
Attorney Warren / Hollis
- Child of a Night (1964) ... Attorney Warren
 1963 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Dr. Twomey
- Show Just Cause Why You Should Weep (1963) ... Dr. Twomey
 1962-1963 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Father Venici / Herb Tyler / Ernesto Aguilar
- The Embezzler (1963) ... Herb Tyler
- Anatomy of Betrayal: Dateline Cuba (1962) ... Ernesto Aguilar
 1963 Billy Bounce (TV Short) (voice, as Bob Dryden)
 1959-1962 Naked City (TV Series)
Police Surgeon / Medical Examiner / Sidney / ...
- The Virtues of Madame Douvay (1962) ... Medical Examiner
- Lament for a Dead Indian (1962) ... Police Surgeon (uncredited)
 1961 Tallahassee 7000 (TV Series)
- Trial and Error (1961) ... Cherry
 1960 The Robert Herridge Theater (TV Series)
Mr. Martin
- The Lottery (1960) ... Mr. Martin
 1960 Startime (TV Series)
- Dear Arthur (1960) ... Lawyer
 1960 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
- Arrowsmith (1960)
 1959 Deadline (TV Series)
- Murderess (1959) ... Monkton
 1958 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Oliver Barbour
- Episode #1.664 (1958) ... Oliver Barbour (credit only)
 1956-1958 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
Mr. Metcalf / Sampson
- The Colonel's Inheritance (1958) ... Mr. Metcalf (uncredited)
- Hollywood (1956) ... Sampson (uncredited)
 1957 Suspicion (TV Series)
- Heartbeat (1957)
 1957 Harbormaster (TV Series)
Pete Giallella
- Sawtucket Festival (1957) ... Pete Giallella
 1950-1957 The Big Story (TV Series)
Chester Price
- Exposure (1957) ... Chester Price
 1957 Four Boys and a Gun
Joe Barton
 1956 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
Co-pilot / Olan / Sankey
- Flight into Danger (1956) ... Co-pilot
- The President (1956)
- Even the Weariest River (1956) ... Olan
- Tragedy in a Temporary Town (1956) ... Sankey
 1956 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Bud Jones
- The Ballad of Yermo Red (1956) ... Bud Jones
 1955 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
- Dateline II (1955) ... Soldier
 1955 Tom Corbett, Space Cadet (TV Series)
- The Outpost of Terror (1955) ... Barker

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Other Works:

Robert Dryden also was one of the voice performers on the popular "National Lampoon Radio Hour" show of the 1970's. One of his roles was that of "Humphrey C. Cornholt" in the "High School Confidential: The Case of the Mad Vandal" episode.

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Bob Dryden

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Robert Dryden was one of radio's busiest and most versatile character actors throughout the 1940s and 1950s. He was frequently heard on such classic radio shows as Gangbusters, The FBI In Peace And War, Studio One, The Ford Theater, Casey Crime Photographer, Mollee Mystery Theater and many other dramatic programs as well as on numerous soap operas. In the 1970s Dryden starred with Peg Lynch on ... See more »

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