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Larry Gates (I) (1915–1996)

Larry Gates spent much of his early career waiting for that "big break." That Big break finally came when he was cast in the 1956 broadway comedy Bell Book and Candle opposite Rex Harrison and Lili Palmer.Already middle aged the role was the first in a long line of character roles that Larry would make famous on both stage and screen. He was ... See full bio »

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 1983 Playboy of the Western World (TV Movie)
Old Mahon
 1980 The Henderson Monster (TV Movie)
President Doby
 1980 F.D.R.: The Last Year (TV Movie)
Adm. Leahy
 1978 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Dr. Ralph
- Dying (1978) ... Dr. Ralph
 1976 Bert D'Angelo/Superstar (TV Series)
- The Book of Fear (1976)
 1975 Caribe (TV Series)
Kemp
- One Second to Doom (1975) ... Kemp
 1975 Kate McShane (TV Series)
Judge Graham Platte
- Kate McShane (1975) ... Judge Graham Platte
 1975 Funny Lady
Bernard Baruch
 1974 Aloha Means Goodbye (TV Movie)
Torger Nilsson
 1974 Mannix (TV Series)
Charles Picerni
- A Question of Murder (1974) ... Charles Picerni
 1973 Lucky Luciano
Judge Herlands
 1965-1973 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Matthews / Austin Carr / James Reed / ...
- The Loper Gambit (1973) ... Matthews
- The Quest (1970) ... Austin Carr
- The Harvest (1968) ... James Reed
- The Gold Card (1967) ... Paul Nichols
- A Question of Guilt (1967) ... Tom Barrett
 1973 Pueblo (TV Movie)
American Negotiator
 1972 Banyon (TV Series)
General
- The Graveyard Vote (1972) ... General
 1971 Sarge (TV Series)
Arnie Bigelow
- The Badge or the Cross (1971) ... Arnie Bigelow
 1969 Death of a Gunfighter
Mayor Chester Sayre
 1968 The Outcasts (TV Series)
General Carver
- The Night Riders (1968) ... General Carver
 1968 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
Father Burnside
- The Devil's Surrogate (1968) ... Father Burnside
 1968 The Invaders (TV Series)
Weller
- The Organization (1968) ... Weller
 1967 Hour of the Gun
John P. Clum
 1967 Cimarron Strip (TV Series)
Kilgallen
- Broken Wing (1967) ... Kilgallen
 1967 In the Heat of the Night
Endicott
 1966 The Sand Pebbles
Jameson
 1966 Evening Primrose (TV Movie)
Roscoe Potts
 1964-1965 12 O'Clock High (TV Series)
Maj. Gen. Stace / Sen. Clay Johnson
- Between the Lines (1965) ... Maj. Gen. Stace
- Pressure Point (1964) ... Sen. Clay Johnson
 1965 Rawhide (TV Series)
Mason Woodruff
- Duel at Daybreak (1965) ... Mason Woodruff
 1965 For the People (TV Series)
The Senator
- With Intent to Influence (1965) ... The Senator
 1964 Slattery's People (TV Series)
Angus Rosebury
- Question: Where Vanished the Tragic Piper? (1964) ... Angus Rosebury
 1964 Mr. Broadway (TV Series)
Ken
 1964 Channing (TV Series)
Nash
- A Claim to Immortality (1964) ... Nash
 1963 Espionage (TV Series)
Owen Rutledge
- The Whistling Shrimp (1963) ... Owen Rutledge
 1963 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Dr. Wakeman
- Ordeal (1963) ... Dr. Wakeman
 1963 Toys in the Attic
Cyrus Warkins
 1962-1963 The Defenders (TV Series)
Frank Hacker / Robert Hopkins
- The Heathen (1963) ... Frank Hacker
- The Hickory Indian (1962) ... Robert Hopkins
 1963 Hazel (TV Series)
Senator Sterling
- Top Secret (1963) ... Senator Sterling
 1962 Stoney Burke (TV Series)
Senator Lockridge
- Bandwagon (1962) ... Senator Lockridge
 1962 Saints and Sinners (TV Series)
Harvey Benson
- Judgement in Jazz Alley (1962) ... Harvey Benson
 1962 Kraft Mystery Theater (TV Series)
Senator George Dryden
- Cry Ruin (1962) ... Senator George Dryden
 1962 The Spiral Road
Dr. Kramer
 1962 Cain's Hundred (TV Series)
Zales Yoder
- The Plush Jungle: Benjamin Riker (1962) ... Zales Yoder
 1961 Follow the Sun (TV Series)
Laurence Clay
- The Primitive Clay (1961) ... Laurence Clay
 1961 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Dr. Bill Stockton
- The Shelter (1961) ... Dr. Bill Stockton
 1961 Ada
Joe Adams
 1961 The Young Savages
Randolph
 1961 Checkmate (TV Series)
Harry Winters
- Death by Design (1961) ... Harry Winters
 1961 Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Gavin Carroll
- Blood Flower (1961) ... Gavin Carroll
 1961 The Law and Mr. Jones (TV Series)
Judge Tally
- A Quiet Town (1961) ... Judge Tally
 1961 The Americans (TV Series)
Maj. Eustice Cary
- The Bounty Jumpers (1961) ... Maj. Eustice Cary
 1961 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Mr. Hollister
- Museum Piece (1961) ... Mr. Hollister
 1961 The Hoodlum Priest
Louis Rosen
 1961 Underworld U.S.A.
John Driscoll
 1961 Route 66 (TV Series)
Private Investigator Baer
- Sleep on Four Pillows (1961) ... Private Investigator Baer
 1961 The Great Impostor
Cardinal
 1961 Outlaws (TV Series)
Teel
- The Waiting Game (1961) ... Teel
 1960 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Carl D. Arnold / Julian Glass
- The Larry Fay Story (1960) ... Carl D. Arnold
- One-Armed Bandits (1960) ... Julian Glass
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Bishop
- The Velvet Glove (1960) ... Bishop
 1960 Bonanza (TV Series)
Jacob Darien
- The Hopefuls (1960) ... Jacob Darien
 1960 One Foot in Hell
Doc Seltzer
 1956-1960 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Prof. Jan Larvik / Douglas MacDonald
- Security Risk (1960)
- Security Risk (1959) ... Prof. Jan Larvik
- The Second Family (1956) ... Douglas MacDonald
 1958-1960 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Henry Rogers / Senator Knox / Major Thomas
- The Shape of the River (1960) ... Henry Rogers
- Face of a Hero (1959) ... Senator Knox
- Bomber's Moon (1958) ... Major Thomas
 1960 Father Knows Best (TV Series)
Judge
- Bud Hides Behind a Skirt (1960) ... Judge
 1959 The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker
Rev. Dr. Fielding
 1958 Some Came Running
Professor Robert Haven French
 1957 On Borrowed Time (TV Movie)
Mr. Pilbeam
 1954-1957 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Clayman / George Savage / Hy
- Mutiny on the Shark: Part 2 (1957) ... Clayman
- Dark Morning (1956)
- Something Ventured (1956) ... George Savage
- My Son Johnny (1956) ... Hy
- Short Cut (1954)
 1957 The Brothers Rico
Sid Kubik
 1957 Jeanne Eagels
Al Brooks
 1957 The Strange One
Major Avery
 1956-1957 The Kaiser Aluminum Hour (TV Series)
Hewitt Leener
- The Story of a Crime (1957) ... Hewitt Leener
- Carnival (1956)
 1956 Climax! (TV Series)
 1956 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
Fulton Wills
- The President (1956) ... Fulton Wills
 1955-1956 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
Colonel Gracie
- A Night to Remember (1956) ... Colonel Gracie
- A Night to Remember (1956) ... Colonel Gracie
- The Fool Killer (1956)
- Two Times Two (1955)
- In the La Banza (1955)
 1956 Justice (TV Series)
- Moment of Panic (1956)
 1955 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Moon
- Incident in an Alley (1955) ... Moon
 1955 The Girl Rush
Hap Halliday
 1955 Ponds Theater (TV Series)
Leonard
- The Dover Road (1955) ... Leonard
 1953-1955 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
The Husband
- Backfire (1955)
- The Lawn Party (1954) ... The Husband
- John Turner (1953)
 1955 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
 1954 Danger (TV Series)
 1953 Take Me to Town
Marshal Ed Daggett
 1953 Francis Covers the Big Town
Dan Austin
 1952 Above and Beyond
Capt. William 'Deak' Parsons, USN
 1952 Has Anybody Seen My Gal
Charles Blaisdell
 1952 Glory Alley
Dr. Robert Ardley
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6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Made his Broadway debut as the befuddled Sydney Redlitch in "Bell Book and Candle". See more »

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