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Harold Gould (I) (1923–2010)


Harold Gould earned a Ph.D. in theatre and taught speech and drama at Cornell University. Pursuing some off-Broadway work in the 1950s, he decided to practice what he preached, and became a full-time professional actor in the 1960s. He has appeared in hundreds of TV shows since, usually playing a father, grandfather or other authority figure. See full bio »

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 2010 The Day the Music Died
Old 'Wise' Man
 2008 Cold Case (TV Series)
Monty Moran '08
 2005 McBride: Anybody Here Murder Marty? (TV Movie)
Mo Feldstein
 2004 Nobody's Perfect (Short)
 2003 Brother Bear
Old Denahi (voice)
 2003/I Loyalties (Short)
Smitty
 2003 Judging Amy (TV Series)
Arthur
- Maxine Interrupted (2003) ... Arthur
 2001 Dying on the Edge
Arthur
 1996-2001 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Albert Einstein / Sam Moskowitz
- Written in Dust (1996) ... Sam Moskowitz
 2000 The Fearing Mind (TV Series)
Harold Periwinkle
- Gentleman Caller (2000) ... Harold Periwinkle
 2000 The King of Queens (TV Series)
Irv Glassman
- Surprise Artie (2000) ... Irv Glassman
 1999 Pacific Blue (TV Series)
- Hostile Witness (1999)
 1998 Brown's Requiem
Solly K
 1998 Felicity (TV Series)
Dr. William Garibay
- Hot Objects (1998) ... Dr. William Garibay
 1998 Beloved
Barber Shop Man #4 (uncredited)
 1998 My Giant
Milt Kaminski
 1997 The Love Bug (TV Movie)
Dr. Gustav Stumpfel
 1996 For Hope (TV Movie)
David 'Dave' Altman
 1996 Lover's Knot
Alan Smithee
 1996 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Gerry
- Paradise (1996) ... Gerry
 1995 Killer: A Journal of Murder
Old Henry Lesser
 1995 Whisper of the Heart
Shiro Nishi (English version, voice)
 1985-1992 The Golden Girls (TV Series)
Miles Webber / Nicholas Carbone / Arnie Peterson
 1989-1992 The Ray Bradbury Theatre (TV Series)
Colonel Stonesteel / Old Man
- Colonel Stonesteel and the Desperate Empties (1992) ... Colonel Stonesteel
- To the Chicago Abyss (1989) ... Old Man
 1991 Birch Street Gym (Short)
Jack
 1991 Dinosaurs (TV Series)
Dinosaur Chief
- Hurling Day (1991) ... Dinosaur Chief (voice)
 1983-1991 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Velvil Finkelstein (segment "Yiddish") / Tom Garrison / Mr. Antrobus
- The Sunset Gang (1991) ... Velvil Finkelstein (segment "Yiddish")
 1991 The Miracles of Jesus (Video short)
Benjamin (voice)
 1989 Romero
Francisco Galedo
 1989 Midnight Caller (TV Series)
Charlie Drexol
- Blues for Mr. Charlie (1989) ... Charlie Drexol
 1989 Empty Nest (TV Series)
Dr. Stanfield Weston
- Man of the Year (1989) ... Dr. Stanfield Weston
 1988 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
Jack
- Tickets, Please (1988) ... Jack
 1986 Night Court (TV Series)
Walter Wise
- New Year's Leave (1986) ... Walter Wise
 1986 Playing for Keeps
Rockerfeller
 1986 Mrs. Delafield Wants to Marry (TV Movie)
Dr. Marvin Elias
 1986 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
Andrei Zernov
- One Bear Dances, One Bear Doesn't (1986) ... Andrei Zernov
 1985 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Dr. Victor Kosciusko
- The Wunderkind (1985) ... Dr. Victor Kosciusko
 1985 No Complaints! (TV Movie)
Jack Waine
 1985 Spencer (TV Series)
Ben Sprague
- Grandpa the Lover (1985) ... Ben Sprague
- Wayne's Nose Job (1985) ... Ben Sprague
- Crazy Girl (1985) ... Ben Sprague
- Doris and the Tutor (1985) ... Ben Sprague
- Voices in the Hall (1985) ... Ben Sprague
 1985 The Fourth Wise Man (TV Movie)
Rabbi
 1984 Finder of Lost Loves (TV Series)
Morris Mindakovitch
- Echoes (1984) ... Morris Mindakovitch
 1984 Webster (TV Series)
Pee-Wee Walnutto
- The Great Walnutto (1984) ... Pee-Wee Walnutto
 1984 The Red-Light Sting (TV Movie)
Oliver Sully
 1982 The Dream Chasers
Telford Stampley
 1982 Help Wanted: Male (TV Movie)
Eliot Bingham
 1981 Born to Be Sold (TV Movie)
Robert Westfield
 1981 Park Place (TV Series)
David Ross
- Crazy Judge (1981) ... David Ross
- Marooned (1981) ... David Ross
- Benign Neglect (1981) ... David Ross
- Revenge (1981) ... David Ross
 1967-1980 Insight (TV Series)
God (Old Man) / Beggar / God / ...
- The Man Who Mugged God (1979) ... Beggar
- Holy Moses (1979) ... God
- For the Love of Annie (1976) ... Jonathan (as Hal Gould)
- Happy Birthday Marvin (1973) ... Morris Gertz
 1980 King Crab (TV Movie)
Mr. Campana
 1980 The Silent Lovers (TV Movie)
Louis B. Mayer
 1979 The Man in the Santa Claus Suit (TV Movie)
Dickie Dayton
 1979 Aunt Mary (TV Movie)
Dr. Hoxley
 1979 11th Victim (TV Movie)
Benny Benito
 1979 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Dr. David Duncan
- Hype (1979) ... Dr. David Duncan
 1979 Better Late Than Never (TV Movie)
Harry Landers
 1979 The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (TV Series)
Slick Willy
- Panhandle Pussycats Come to Orly (1979) ... Slick Willy
 1978 Grandpa Goes to Washington (TV Series)
Matthew Lawson
- Kelley's Best Friend (1978) ... Matthew Lawson
 1978 Actor (TV Movie)
Sol Wurtzel
 1978 The One and Only
Hector Moses
 1978 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Mr. Crowler / Vernon Crowler
 1977 Have I Got a Christmas for You (TV Movie)
Leo Silver
 1977 Soap (TV Series)
Barney Gerber
 1977 Family (TV Series)
Paul Schiller
- Acts of Love: Part 2 (1977) ... Paul Schiller
 1977 Washington: Behind Closed Doors (TV Mini-Series)
Carl Tessler
- Part 6 (1977) ... Carl Tessler
- Part 5 (1977) ... Carl Tessler
- Part 4 (1977) ... Carl Tessler
- Part 3 (1977) ... Carl Tessler
- Part 2 (1977) ... Carl Tessler
 1977 Never Con a Killer (TV Movie)
Harry Danton
 1974-1977 Police Story (TV Series)
Emmett Parnell / Sam Grossman / Andrea Basic
- The Blue Fog (1977) ... Emmett Parnell
- Eamon Kinsella Royce (1976) ... Sam Grossman
- Fathers and Sons (1974) ... Andrea Basic
 1976 How to Break Up a Happy Divorce (TV Movie)
Mr. Henshaw
 1976 Gus
Charles Gwynn
 1976 The Big Bus
Professor Baxter
 1976 Silent Movie
Engulf
 1974-1976 Petrocelli (TV Series)
Haskell Fox
- Shadow of a Doubt (1976) ... Haskell Fox
- Mirror, Mirror on the Wall... (1974) ... Haskell Fox
- Death in High Places (1974) ... Haskell Fox
 1976 Flannery and Quilt (TV Movie)
Sam Quilt
 1976 Medical Story (TV Series)
 1975 The Rookies (TV Series)
Dr. Asmos
- Measure of Mercy (1975) ... Dr. Asmos
 1975 Medical Story (TV Movie)
Dr. Fredericchi
 1975 Love and Death
Anton Inbedkov
 1971-1975 Cannon (TV Series)
Mirza / Robert L. Jardine / Nicholas Troas
- Tomorrow Ends at Noon (1975) ... Mirza
- Prisoners (1973) ... Robert L. Jardine
- A Lonely Place to Die (1971) ... Nicholas Troas
 1975 The Strongest Man in the World
Regent Dietz
 1974 The Front Page
The Mayor
 1964-1974 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Lucius Shindrow / Boake
- The Guns of Cibola Blanca: Part 2 (1974) ... Lucius Shindrow
- The Guns of Cibola Blanca: Part 1 (1974) ... Lucius Shindrow
- Doctor's Wife (1964) ... Boake
 1972-1974 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Joseph Francis / Arthur Lavery
- Death and the Favored Few (1974) ... Joseph Francis
- The Takers (1972) ... Arthur Lavery
 1974 Dirty Sally (TV Series)
Lucius
- Much Ado About Nothing (1974) ... Lucius
 1974 Chase (TV Series)
Cheevers
- John Doe Bucks (1974) ... Cheevers
 1974 Double Solitaire (TV Movie)
George
 1973 Needles and Pins (TV Series)
Joe
- Union Trouble (1973) ... Joe
 1973 Lotsa Luck (TV Series)
Martin Wicker
- Mom's Secret (1973) ... Martin Wicker
 1973 Ironside (TV Series)
Martin Geller
- The Armageddon Gang (1973) ... Martin Geller
 1972-1973 The New Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series)
Kurt / Danny Everson
- Dick in Deutsch (1973) ... Kurt
- Big Time Baby (1972) ... Danny Everson
 1973 The Partridge Family (TV Series)
Walter Yost
- Beethoven, Brahms and Partridge (1973) ... Walter Yost
 1973 Bachelor-at-Law (TV Movie)
Matthew Brandon
 1973 Murdock's Gang (TV Movie)
Dave Ryker
 1972 Mannix (TV Series)
Bruno Raphael
- One Step to Midnight (1972) ... Bruno Raphael
 1972 The Delphi Bureau (TV Series)
Judge Lowal
 1972 Where Does It Hurt?
Dr. Zerny
 1965-1972 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
George Hale / Vincent Millard / Israel Jacobs / ...
- The Test (1972) ... George Hale
- The Stalking Horse (1971) ... Vincent Millard
- The Butcher (1968) ... Israel Jacobs
- The Daughter (1968) ... Martin Eldon
- The Courier (1967) ... Doctor
 1971 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Cheney
- Real Loser (1971) ... Cheney
 1971 A Death of Innocence (TV Movie)
Alexander Weisberg
 1971 Mrs. Pollifax-Spy
Nexdhet
 1971 Columbo (TV Series)
Agent Carlson
 1970 The High Chaparral (TV Series)
Carlisle
- A Good Sound Profit (1970) ... Carlisle
 1966-1970 Hogan's Heroes (TV Series)
General von Schlomm / General von Scheider / General Von Lintzer
- Lady Chitterly's Lover: Part 2 (1970) ... General von Schlomm
- Lady Chitterly's Lover: Part 1 (1970) ... General von Schlomm
- D-Day at Stalag 13 (1967) ... General von Scheider
- Klink's Rocket (1966) ... General Von Lintzer
 1968-1970 Lancer (TV Series)
Otto Mueller / Charlie Poe
- Dream of Falcons (1970) ... Otto Mueller
- The Last Train for Charlie Poe (1968) ... Charlie Poe
 1970 The Lawyer
Eric P. Scott
 1970 Here Come the Brides (TV Series)
Cyrus Malone
- Break the Bank of Tacoma (1970) ... Cyrus Malone
 1970 The Cliff (TV Movie)
Dr. Jonathan Denning
 1969 The Arrangement
Dr. Leibman
 1969 I Dream of Jeannie (TV Series)
General Whetherby / Mr. Winkler
- Jeannie's Beauty Cream (1969) ... General Whetherby
- Invisible House for Sale (1969) ... Mr. Winkler
 1969 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Vincente Bravo
- The Code (1969) ... Vincente Bravo
 1969 The Debbie Reynolds Show (TV Series)
Whitaker
- That's Debbie (1969) ... Whitaker
 1969 Under the Yum Yum Tree (TV Movie)
Father
 1967-1969 The Big Valley (TV Series)
Captain Crawford / Judge William Daggett / Major Wilson
- The Royal Road (1969) ... Captain Crawford
- The Challenge (1968) ... Judge William Daggett
- Cage of Eagles (1967) ... Major Wilson
 1967-1968 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
John Taney / Victor Freemantle
- The Night of the Avaricious Actuary (1968) ... John Taney
 1967-1968 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
Lawrence Corning Sr. / Cleary
- Weep the Hunter Home (1968) ... Lawrence Corning Sr.
- Shadow of a Killer (1967) ... Cleary
 1967-1968 The Flying Nun (TV Series)
Rabbi Mendez / Father Sweeney
- The Rabbi and the Nun (1968) ... Rabbi Mendez
- With Love from Irving (1967) ... Father Sweeney
 1968 Project X
Col. Holt
 1968 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Major John Richardson
- The Imposter (1968) ... Major John Richardson
 1968 Daktari (TV Series)
Dr. De Long
- Riddle of the Bush (1968) ... Dr. De Long
 1967 Garrison's Gorillas (TV Series)
Col. Enzio
- Friendly Enemies (1967) ... Col. Enzio
 1967 The Invaders (TV Series)
Allen Slater / Dr. Paul Mailer
- The Trial (1967) ... Allen Slater
- The Experiment (1967) ... Dr. Paul Mailer
 1967 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Dr. Knockitoff
- The Spy with the Leaky Mouth (1967) ... Dr. Knockitoff
 1967 Felony Squad (TV Series)
Simon Green
- The Savage Streets (1967) ... Simon Green
 1967 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Phil Colby
- The Assassin (1967) ... Phil Colby
 1964-1967 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Crailer / Dr. Willis / Eller
- Concrete Evidence (1967) ... Crailer
- Wings of an Angel (1965) ... Dr. Willis
- Man in a Chariot (1964) ... Eller
 1966 The Green Hornet (TV Series)
Calvin Ryland
- May the Best Man Lose (1966) ... Calvin Ryland
 1966 The Danny Kaye Show (TV Series)
Marco
- Episode #4.14 (1966) ... Marco
- Episode #3.26 (1966) ... Marco
 1966 Get Smart (TV Series)
Hans Hunter
- Island of the Darned (1966) ... Hans Hunter
 1966 Love on a Rooftop (TV Series)
Carmichael
- Chinchilla Rag (1966) ... Carmichael
 1966 See You in Hell, Darling
Ganucci's Attorney
 1966 Harper
Sheriff
 1965 Inside Daisy Clover
Cop on Pier
 1965 Convoy (TV Series)
Dr. Simpson
- No More Souvenirs (1965) ... Dr. Simpson
 1965 The Farmer's Daughter (TV Series)
Mr. Claiborne / Hal Miles
- Forever Is a Cast Iron Mess (1965) ... Mr. Claiborne
- The Oscar Hummingbird Story (1965) ... Hal Miles
 1962-1965 The Virginian (TV Series)
Lacey / John Marshall Harrison / John Anderson / ...
- Day of the Scorpion (1965) ... Lacey
- Farewell to Honesty (1965) ... John Marshall Harrison
- All Nice and Legal (1964) ... John Anderson
- The Brazos Kid (1964) ... Adam Pendleton
- No Tears for Savannah (1963) ... Prosecutor Black
 1965 The Satan Bug
Dr. Ostrer (uncredited)
 1965 12 O'Clock High (TV Series)
Col. Reed
- The Threat (1965) ... Col. Reed
 1964-1965 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Director / Mr. Hunter, First IRS Man / DMV Clerk - Corrects Exam
- Jack's Navy Buddy Returns (1965) ... Director
- Jack Finds a Double (1965) ... Director
- Jack Joins Acrobats (1965) ... Director
- The Income Tax Show (1964) ... Mr. Hunter, First IRS Man
- Jack Renews Driver's License (1964) ... DMV Clerk - Corrects Exam (as Hal Gould)
 1962-1965 Hazel (TV Series)
Judge Winston / Mr. Wheeler / TV Announcer / ...
- George's Man Friday (1965) ... Judge Winston
- Never Trouble Trouble (1964) ... Mr. Wheeler
- Campaign Manager (1964) ... TV Announcer
- Hazel's Cousin (1962) ... Mr. Prior
 1961-1965 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Earl McCloskey / Dr. Peter Duey / Frank the Cop
- Please Let My Baby Live (1965) ... Earl McCloskey
- The Dark Side of the Mirror (1963) ... Dr. Peter Duey
- The Lonely Ones (1961) ... Frank the Cop (uncredited)
 1965 Mister Ed (TV Series)
Psychiatrist
- Ed the Pilot (1965) ... Psychiatrist
 1965 That Girl (TV Series)
Lew Marie
 1964 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Lawrence West
- The Case of the Latent Lover (1964) ... Lawrence West
 1964 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Doctor
- The Double Affair (1964) ... Doctor
 1964 Ready for the People (TV Movie)
Arnie Tomkins
 1964 Channing (TV Series)
Martin Clyde
- Wave Goodbye to Our Fair-Haired Boy (1964) ... Martin Clyde
 1964 Mr. Novak (TV Series)
Joe Garson
- The Private Life of Douglas Morgan Jr. (1964) ... Joe Garson (as Hal Gould)
 1963 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Judge
- Run, Little Man, Run (1963) ... Judge
 1963 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
District Attorney
- How to Get Rid of Your Wife (1963) ... District Attorney
 1963 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Judge
- The Bride Wore Pink (1963) ... Judge
 1963 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
General Larrabee
- Probe 7, Over and Out (1963) ... General Larrabee
 1962-1963 Route 66 (TV Series)
Doctor / Edward Crane
- The Stone Guest (1963) ... Doctor
- Go Read the River (1962) ... Edward Crane
 1963 The Lieutenant (TV Series)
Lt. Col. Raleigh Wade
- A Touching of Hands (1963) ... Lt. Col. Raleigh Wade (as Hal Gould)
- A Very Private Affair (1963) ... Lt. Col. Raleigh Wade
- The Two Star Giant (1963) ... Lt. Col. Raleigh Wade
 1963 The Yellow Canary
Ponelli
 1961-1963 Dennis the Menace (TV Series)
Mr. Sparks / Tramp
- The Three F's (1963) ... Mr. Sparks
- Haunted House (1961) ... Tramp
 1963 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Arnold Javits
- Globe of Death (1963) ... Arnold Javits (uncredited)
 1963 Empire (TV Series)
Judge Will
- Stopover on the Way to the Moon (1963) ... Judge Will
 1962 Two for the Seesaw
Bit (uncredited)
 1962 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series)
Cal Winslow
- Rebel with a Cause (1962) ... Cal Winslow
 1962 National Velvet (TV Series)
- The Rumor (1962)
 1962 The Couch
Hollingsworth (uncredited)
 1961 Follow the Sun (TV Series)
Mayhew
- Another Part of the Jungle (1961) ... Mayhew
 1961 Shannon (TV Series)
Jessie Dowling
 1961 Cain's Hundred (TV Series)
Bookkeeper
- Markdown on a Man (1961) ... Bookkeeper
 1951 The Man from Planet X
Frightened villager (uncredited)
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He acted in Tennessee Williams' play, "The Night of the Iguana," in a Classic Contemporary American Play production at the Ford Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Lou Antonio, Ernest Figueroa, Bonnie Franklin, Jackee Harry, Marsha Kramer, Eric Lange, and Rosemary Morgan in the cast. Jenny Sullivan was director. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Hal Gould

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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In September 2005, began a twelve city tour in the title role of "Tuesdays with Morrie" in Miami, Philadelphia, Boston, Chicago, Indianapolis, Washington D.C., Nashville, Atlanta, Louisville, Minneapolis, Appleton and Fort Lauderdale See more »

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