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Vince Edwards (I) (1928–1996)


Born in Brooklyn, the son of Italian immigrant parents, Vince Edwards early aspired to the theater. He was a swimming champion in high school, attended Ohio State University on an athletic scholarship, and was on their National Championship swimming team. Olympics were on the horizon, but an appendicitis operation cut short his swimming career. He... See full bio »

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 1995 The Fear
Uncle Pete
 1994 Rebel Highway (TV Series)
Mr. Frank Norton
- Jailbreakers (1994) ... Mr. Frank Norton
 1992 Original Intent (Video)
Theodore Daniels
 1991 P.S.I. Luv U (TV Series)
Frank
 1991 Motorama
Doctor
 1991 Son of Darkness: To Die for II
Police Honcho
 1991 Dillinger (TV Movie)
Hoover
 1990 Strangest Dreams: Invasion of the Space Preachers (Video)
Theodore Daniels (uncredited)
 1990 The Gumshoe Kid
Ben Sherman
 1989 The Saint: Wrong Number (TV Movie)
General Daniel T. Donovan
 1989 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Harry Dial
- Three Strikes, You're Out (1989) ... Harry Dial
 1988 Andy Colby's Incredible Adventure
Space Raider
 1988 Cellar Dweller
Norman Meshelski
 1988 The Highwayman (TV Series)
Manetti
- Frightmare (1988) ... Manetti
 1987 Dirty Dozen: The Deadly Mission (TV Movie)
Sgt. Holt
 1987 Return to Horror High
Richard Birnbaum
 1986 You Are the Jury (TV Series)
Detective Lieutenant Philip Lombardo
- The State of Ohio vs. James Wolsky (1986) ... Detective Lieutenant Philip Lombardo
 1986 Centurions (TV Series)
Jake Rockwell
- Live at Five (1986) ... Jake Rockwell (voice)
- An Alien Affair (1986) ... Jake Rockwell (voice)
 1986 Texas Godfather
Steve King
 1986 The Return of Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer (TV Movie)
FBI Agent Frank Walker
 1985 Our Family Honor (TV Series)
Jake Parker
- Lone Justice (1985) ... Jake Parker
- Mark of Cain (1985) ... Jake Parker
- The Casino (1985) ... Jake Parker
 1985 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
Henry Gropper
- It All Comes Out in the Wash (1985) ... Henry Gropper
 1984 The Fix
Frank Lane
 1984 Cover Up (TV Series)
Alexander Belasco
- Nothing to Lose (1984) ... Alexander Belasco
 1983 Deal of the Century
Frank Stryker
 1983 Space Raiders
Hawk
 1982 Knight Rider (TV Series)
Fred Wilson
- Knight of the Phoenix: Part 2 (1982) ... Fred Wilson
- Knight of the Phoenix: Part 1 (1982) ... Fred Wilson
 1982 The Seduction
Maxwell
 1979 Greatest Heroes of the Bible (TV Series)
Amathar
- The Tower of Babel (1979) ... Amathar (as Vincent Edwards)
 1978 Evening in Byzantium (TV Movie)
Bret Easton
 1976-1978 Police Story (TV Series)
Walt Abrams / Sergeant Joe Barley
- A Chance to Live (1978) ... Walt Abrams
- Payment Deferred (1976) ... Sergeant Joe Barley
 1978 The Courage and the Passion (TV Movie)
Col. Joe Agajanian
 1977 Cover Girls (TV Movie)
Bradner
 1977 The Rhinemann Exchange (TV Mini-Series)
Gen. Swanson
 1975 Medical Story (TV Series)
Dr. Douglas Neal
- Test Case (1975) ... Dr. Douglas Neal
 1975 Death Stalk (TV Movie)
Jack Trahey
 1973 Saga of Sonora (TV Movie)
Sheriff Sam
 1973 The Mad Bomber
Lieutenant Geronimo Minneli
 1973 Firehouse (TV Movie)
Spike Ryerson
 1971 Do Not Fold, Spindle or Mutilate (TV Movie)
Mal Weston
 1970 Dial Hot Line (TV Movie)
David Leopold
 1970 Sole Survivor (TV Movie)
Maj. Michael Devlin
 1970 The Cliff (TV Movie)
Matt Lincoln
 1969 The Desperados
David Galt
 1968 Hammerhead
Charles Hood
 1961-1966 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Dr. Ben Casey
- Then, Suddenly, Panic (1966) ... Dr. Ben Casey (as Vincent Edwards)
- Where Did All the Roses Go? (1966) ... Dr. Ben Casey (as Vincent Edwards)
- Lullaby for a Wind-Up Toy (1966) ... Dr. Ben Casey (as Vincent Edwards)
 1963 The Victors
Baker (as Vincent Edwards)
 1963 Breaking Point (TV Series)
Ben Casey
- Solo for B-Flat Clarinet (1963) ... Ben Casey
 1961 The Outsider
George
 1961 Too Late Blues
Tommy Sheehan (as Vincent Edwards)
 1960 The Deputy (TV Series)
Dory Matson
- The Choice (1960) ... Dory Matson
 1960 Laramie (TV Series)
Gil Craig
- The Protectors (1960) ... Gil Craig
 1959 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series)
Jink Pierce
- The Raft (1959) ... Jink Pierce
 1959 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Nick Delgado
- Mexican Stake-Out (1959) ... Nick Delgado
 1959 The Scavengers
Stuart Allison
 1959 City of Fear
Vince Ryker
 1958 Murder by Contract
Claude
 1958 Island Women
Mike
 1957 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Tex
- The Young One (1957) ... Tex
 1957 Ride Out for Revenge
Chief Little Wolf
 1957 The Three Faces of Eve
Army Sergeant (uncredited)
 1957 The Hired Gun
Kell Beldon
 1957 Studio 57 (TV Series)
Angelo
- The Smuggler (1957) ... Angelo
 1957 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Sgt. Lawrence Hancock
- Bitter Choice (1957) ... Sgt. Lawrence Hancock
 1957 Hit and Run
Frank
 1956 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
Carl Markheim
- The Last Patriarch (1956) ... Carl Markheim
 1956 Serenade
Marco Roselli
 1956 Private's Progress
German Officer (uncredited)
 1955 Celebrity Playhouse (TV Series)
Mitch Nelson
- Known But to God (1955) ... Mitch Nelson
 1955 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Angelo
- The Smuggler (1955) ... Angelo
 1955 The Night Holds Terror
Victor Gosset
 1955 Cell 2455 Death Row
Hamilton
 1955 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Steve
- Garrity's Sons (1955) ... Steve
 1954 Rogue Cop
Joey Langley
 1953 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Clint
- The Suitors (1953) ... Clint
 1952 Hiawatha
Hiawatha (as Vincent Edwards)
 1952 Sailor Beware
Blayden (as Vincent Edwards)
 1951 Mister Universe
Tommy Tomkins (as Vincent Edwards)
 1947 Dark Passage
Cop at Tollbooth (uncredited)
Show Show Director (13 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (26 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

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Other Works:

Album: "Vince Edwards Sing" (Decca Records). NOTE: The album made it onto the Top 20 charts.

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Alternate Names:

Vincent Edwards

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Possessed of a pleasant, light tenor voice, he recorded half a dozen albums for Decca records at the height of his Ben Casey (1961) popularity, the first of which, "Vincent Edwards Sings," spent several weeks on the top-20 Billboard LP charts in early 1962. See more »

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