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Dabbs Greer (1917–2007)

Dabbs Greer was a very familiar face in films and especially on TV. He was a sort of "everyman" in his roles and played merchants, preachers, businessmen, and other "pillars of the community" types as well as assorted villains. With his plain looking face, wavy hair and mellow, distinctive voice he was a solid supporting actor. He was born on April... See full bio »

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Stage: Appeared (as "Hickey") in Eugene O'Neill's "The Iceman Cometh" at the Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena, CA. Also in cast: Onslow Stevens (as "Larry"). Directed by Ralph Senensky. See more »

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Dabs Greer


5' 10½" (1.79 m)

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Every character actor, in their own little sphere, is the lead.


In the 1940s, he was an instructor at the famous Pasadena Playhouse and was also their Dean of Men. See more »



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