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Martin Gabel (1912–1986)


Martin Gabel was born on June 19, 1912 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor and producer, known for The James Dean Story (1957), What's My Line? (1950) and Marnie (1964). He was married to Arlene Francis. He died on May 22, 1986 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The James Dean Story
(1957)
What's My Line?
What's My Line? Himself - Panelist / Himself - Mystery Guest
(1956-1967)
Marnie
Marnie Sidney Strutt
(1964)
The Thief
The Thief Mr. Bleek
(1952)

Filmography

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 1980 The First Deadly Sin
Christopher Langley
 1977 Contract on Cherry Street (TV Movie)
Baruch 'Bob' Waldman
 1974 Smile Jenny, You're Dead (TV Movie)
Meade De Ruyter
 1972 Harvey (TV Movie)
Judge Omar Gaffney
 1970 There Was a Crooked Man...
Warden LeGoff
 1968 Lady in Cement
Al Mungar
 1967 Divorce American Style
Dr. Zenwinn
 1967 Tarzan (TV Series)
Peter Maas
- Mask of Rona (1967) ... Peter Maas
 1966 Lord Love a Duck
T. Harrison 'Harry' Belmont (uncredited)
 1964 Goodbye Charlie
Morton Craft
 1963 Chronicle (TV Series)
 1962 Naked City (TV Series)
Jerry Brayson
- The Rydecker Case (1962) ... Jerry Brayson
 1962 Golden Showcase (TV Series)
Massourbe
- Tonight in Samarkand (1962) ... Massourbe
 1961 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
DiLuca
- Trick or Treason (1961) ... DiLuca
 1961 Vincent Van Gogh: A Self-Portrait (TV Movie)
Narrator
 1961 The Power and the Glory (TV Movie)
Chief of Police
 1961 Cain's Hundred (TV Series)
George Vincent
- Crime and Commitment: Part 2 (1961) ... George Vincent
- Crime and Commitment: Part 1 (1961) ... George Vincent
 1961 The Americans (TV Series)
Tim Mayhew
- The Rebellious Rose (1961) ... Tim Mayhew
 1960 Thriller (TV Series)
Freitag
- The Watcher (1960) ... Freitag
 1960 Startime (TV Series)
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Ulysses
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
George Barrow
- The Hidden Image (1959) ... George Barrow
 1957 Tip on a Dead Jockey
Bert Smith
 1953 Omnibus (TV Series)
Narrator
- Grandma Moses (1953) ... Narrator
- The Last Night of Don Juan (1953) ... Narrator
 1952 The Thief
Mr. Bleek (as Martin Gable: in closing credits)
 1952 Deadline - U.S.A.
Tomas Rienzi
 1951 Lights Out (TV Series)
The Agent
- The Deal (1951) ... The Agent
 1951 Fourteen Hours
Dr. Strauss
 1951 M
Charlie Marshall
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Other Works:

Stage Play: The Cream in the Well. Written by Lynn Riggs. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Directed by Martin Gabel. Booth Theatre: 20 Jan 1941- 8 Feb 1941 (24 performances). Cast: Harry Morgan (as "Blocky Lockhart") (credited as Harry Bratsburg), Virginia Campbell, Leif Erickson (as "Clabe"), Myron McCormick (as "Gard Dunham"), Mary Morris, ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | See more »

Alternate Names:

Martin Gable

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Trivia:

He was the most frequent guest on the classic CBS game show What's My Line? (1950) over its 17-year run. He appeared a total of 114 times as follows: 112 times as a guest panelist and twice as a mystery guest. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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