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Dennis King (I) (1897–1971)

Legendary Broadway star of both dramas and musicals, he created the role of Francois Villon in Rudolf Friml's "The Vagabond King" in 1925, in which he also made his sound film debut opposite Jeanette MacDonald, Lillian Roth, and Warner Oland five years later. Primarily a stage actor, he only made a few more films, most notably The Devil's Brother ... See full bio »

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 1969 Some Kind of a Nut
Otis Havemeyer
 1963 Chronicle (TV Series)
 1962 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Mr. Temple
- Act of Faith (1962) ... Mr. Temple
 1961 The New Breed (TV Series)
Herbert Joy
- Wave Goodbye to Grandpa (1961) ... Herbert Joy
 1961 Give Us Barabbas! (TV Movie)
 1960 Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Defence Lawyer
- Machinal (1960) ... Defence Lawyer
 1960 The Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series)
The Mikado
- The Mikado (1960) ... The Mikado
 1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Clyde Winter / Sir Wallace Goodfellow
- The Innocent Sleep (1958) ... Clyde Winter
- Not the Glory (1958) ... Sir Wallace Goodfellow
 1958 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
- Cole Porter's 'Aladdin' (1958) ... Astrologer
 1957/II Twelfth Night (TV Movie)
Sir Toby Belch
 1956 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
George Baxter
- Merry Christmas, Mr. Baxter (1956) ... George Baxter
 1956 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
- Jack and the Beanstalk (1956) ... Narrator
 1956 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
 1954 The Motorola Television Hour (TV Series)
Mr. Parry
- Side by Side (1954) ... Mr. Parry
 1953 The Philip Morris Playhouse (TV Series)
 1952 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
- The Love Letter (1952)
 1951 Somerset Maugham TV Theatre (TV Series)
 1950 Musical Comedy Time (TV Series)
Dr. Electron
- Babes in Toyland (1950) ... Dr. Electron
 1949-1950 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series)
- Expert Opinion (1949) ... Lawyer
 1948 Actor's Studio (TV Series)
 1930 Paramount en parade
Clip from: 'The Vagabond King'
 1930 Galas de la Paramount
Man to be Hanged - Episode 'The Gallows Song'
 1930 Paramount on Parade
Man to be Hanged (The Gallows Song)
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Stage Play: Lunatics and Lovers. Farce. Written by Sidney Kingsley. Directed by Sidney Kingsley. Broadhurst Theatre: 13 Dec 1954- 1 Oct 1955 (336 performances). Cast: 'Dennis King' (as "Judge Sullivan"), Mary Anderson, Sheila Bond (as "Sable Wellington"), Nate Cantor (as "Joe Gonz"), Vicki Cummings, Buddy Hackett (as "Dan Cupid") [Broadway... See more »

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Denny Pratt


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Was nominated for Broadway's 1970 Tony Award as Best Supporting or Featured Actor (Dramatic) for John Osborne's "A Patriot for Me." See more »

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