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Walter Woolf King (1899–1984)

The son of a whiskey peddler, Walter Woolf King began singing for his supper at quite a young age, in churches especially. Following graduation, he pursued his dream and partnered in a vaudeville musical act with pianist Charles Le Maire. He made his Broadway debut in 1919 and developed a resilient name for himself during the 1920s as a baritone ... See full bio »

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 1977 One in a Million: The Ron LeFlore Story (TV Movie)
Antoine
 1972 The Rookies (TV Series)
Abe Douglas
- The Bear That Didn't Get Up (1972) ... Abe Douglas
 1970-1971 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Hugh Benedict / Dr. Seaton
- Of Magic Shadow Shapes (1971) ... Hugh Benedict
- Labyrinth (1970) ... Dr. Seaton
 1970 Airport
Cindy's Father (uncredited)
 1969 The Bold Ones: The Lawyers (TV Series)
1st Judge
- The Crowd Pleaser (1969) ... 1st Judge
 1965-1969 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series)
Parnell / George Engel
- The Hills of Home (1969) ... Parnell
- The Art Center (1965) ... George Engel
 1968 It Takes a Thief (TV Series)
Curator
- The Thingamabob Heist (1968) ... Curator
 1967 The Invaders (TV Series)
Head Alien
- Task Force (1967) ... Head Alien
 1967 Rosie!
Judge
 1967 We'll Take Manhattan (TV Movie)
Harrison Conroy (as Walter Wolf King)
 1967 The Road West (TV Series)
Mayor Padgett
- The Agreement (1967) ... Mayor Padgett
 1967 Green Acres (TV Series)
Father
- The Vulgar Ring Story (1967) ... Father
 1965-1966 The Big Valley (TV Series)
Judge
- The Iron Box (1966) ... Judge
- Target (1966) ... Judge
- The Murdered Party (1965) ... Judge
 1966 I Spy (TV Series)
Perkins
- One of Our Bombs Is Missing (1966) ... Perkins
 1963-1966 The Virginian (TV Series)
Judge / Judge Winters / Judge Plant / ...
- Dead-Eye Dick (1966) ... Judge Winters
- Long Ride to Wind River (1966) ... Judge Plant
- Hideout (1965) ... Judge
- A Gallows for Sam Horn (1964) ... Judge MacDonald
 1966 Laredo (TV Series)
Doctor
- The Sweet Gang (1966) ... Doctor
 1966 Batman (TV Series)
Theater Manager
- Death in Slow Motion (1966) ... Theater Manager
 1965 I Dream of Jeannie (TV Series)
Minister
- What House Across the Street? (1965) ... Minister
 1965 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series)
Hansen
- The Peacemaker (1965) ... Hansen
 1965 O.K. Crackerby! (TV Series)
Mr. Henry Stokes
- The Wellecliffe Story (1965) ... Mr. Henry Stokes
 1965 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Frank Busch
- The Crime (1965) ... Frank Busch
 1965 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Col. Kelly Shear
- The Night of the Inferno (1965) ... Col. Kelly Shear
 1965 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
1st VIP
- Kill No More (1965) ... 1st VIP
 1964 Della
Sam Jordon
 1964 The Munsters (TV Series)
Mr. Hadley / George Washington
- The Sleeping Cutie (1964) ... Mr. Hadley
 1964 Where Love Has Gone
Bank Board Member (uncredited)
 1958-1964 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Dr. Everest / Major Clinton
- The Barbara Lindquist Story (1964) ... Dr. Everest
- The Monty Britton Story (1958) ... Major Clinton
 1963-1964 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
The Judge / The Executive / Senator Hayes
- Isabel (1964) ... The Judge
- A Nice Touch (1963) ... The Executive
- The Dark Pool (1963) ... Senator Hayes
 1964 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Judge Parker
- The Homecoming (1964) ... Judge Parker
 1964 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Judge
 1963 The Raiders
Colonel DeKoenig (uncredited)
 1963 The Householder
Professor (as Walter King)
 1963 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
President of the Court Martial
- Tears from a Silver Dipper (1963) ... President of the Court Martial
 1962 Hazel (TV Series)
Judge Farley
- Hazel's Day (1962) ... Judge Farley
 1961 Shannon (TV Series)
Shelby Barnes
- Cold Trail (1961) ... Shelby Barnes
 1961 The Outsider
Civilian (uncredited)
 1961 Surfside 6 (TV Series)
Ralph Owens
- The Wedding Guest (1961) ... Ralph Owens
 1960 Markham (TV Series)
D.A. Jason Boon
- Coercion (1960) ... D.A. Jason Boon
 1960 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
J.C. Walters
- The Best Season (1960) ... J.C. Walters
 1960 Overland Trail (TV Series)
Mayor Caldwell
- Lawyer in Petticoats (1960) ... Mayor Caldwell (as Walter-Woolf King)
 1959 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series)
Tucson Politician
- The Ring of Death (1959) ... Tucson Politician (uncredited)
- You Can't Fight City Hall (1959) ... Tucson Politician (uncredited)
 1958 Hong Kong Confidential
CIA Chief
 1958 Kathy O'
Donald C. Faber
 1958 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
George Swissholm
- Hide and Seek (1958) ... George Swissholm
 1955-1958 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Mob Boss / Dr. Pritchard -Card Player
- The Percentage (1958) ... Mob Boss
- Our Cook's a Treasure (1955) ... Dr. Pritchard -Card Player
 1955-1957 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Harrison Fitch / Dr. Hallem
- Imp on a Cobweb Leash (1957) ... Harrison Fitch
- From the Top (1955) ... Dr. Hallem
 1957 The Joker Is Wild
Mr. Page (uncredited)
 1957 An Affair to Remember
Doctor in Hospital (uncredited)
 1957 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Walton
- The Dan Larsen Story (1957) ... Walton
 1957 Mr. Adams and Eve (TV Series)
Warner Rogers
- The Mothers (1957) ... Warner Rogers
 1957 The People's Choice (TV Series)
the Doctor / Kline
- Almost a Father (1957) ... the Doctor
- Aunt Gus Tells All (1957) ... Kline
 1956 Three Brave Men
Admiral Mason (uncredited)
 1956 The Ten Commandments
Herald (uncredited)
 1952-1956 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
The Doorman / Mr. Fletcher / Mr. Trent / ...
- Ronnie Is Lovesick (1956) ... The Doorman
- Ronnie Gets an Agent (1956) ... Mr. Fletcher
- George and Harry Mad at Each Other (1953) ... Mr. Stoneham
 1956 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
Harris
- The Old, Old Story (1956) ... Harris
 1956 It's a Great Life (TV Series)
Walker
- The Return of Caroline (1956) ... Walker
 1956 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series)
Drama Teacher
- Coats and Boats (1956) ... Drama Teacher
 1956 Fury (TV Series)
Jack Kingsley
- Fury Runs to Win (1956) ... Jack Kingsley
 1956 My Friend Flicka (TV Series)
Dan Foster
- Rough and Ready (1956) ... Dan Foster
 1955 Francis in the Navy
Jensen (uncredited)
 1954 December Bride (TV Series)
- The Rich Man (1954)
 1953 Affair with a Stranger
Harry Casino (uncredited)
 1953 City That Never Sleeps
Hotel Manager (uncredited)
 1953 The Amos 'n Andy Show (TV Series)
Mr. Wentworth
- Kingfish at the Ball Game (1953) ... Mr. Wentworth (as Walter Wolf King)
 1953 Call Me Madam
Secretary of State (uncredited)
 1953 My Little Margie (TV Series)
Van Moss
- Hollywood Trip (1953) ... Van Moss
 1953 Tonight We Sing
Gritti
 1953 Taxi
Business Man
 1953 City Detective (TV Series)
Marsh
- An Old Man's Gold (1953) ... Marsh
 1952 Stars and Stripes Forever
President's Aide (uncredited)
 1951-1952 Racket Squad (TV Series)
Tony
- The Con Gambit (1952)
- The Case of the Two Little Country Girls (1951) ... Tony (as Walter Wolf King)
 1951 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Cornelius
- The Blues Street (1951) ... Cornelius
 1950 Lights, Camera, Action! (TV Series)
Host (1950)
 1943 Yanks Ahoy
Capt. Gillis
 1942 Between Us Girls
King - an actor
 1942 Smart Alecks
Dr. Ormsby
 1942 A Yank in Libya
Mike Malone
 1942 Today I Hang
Jim O'Brien
 1941 Melody for Three
Antoine Pirelle
 1940 Go West
Beecher
 1939 Balalaika
Capt. Michael Sibirsky
 1939 The House of Fear
Carleton
 1939 Big Town Czar
Paul Burgess
 1939 Society Smugglers
Massey
 1938 Swiss Miss
Victor Albert
 1938 Walking Down Broadway
Jeff Hoffman
 1935 A Night at the Opera
Lassparri (as Walter King)
 1935 Spring Tonic
José
 1935 Ginger
Daniel Parker (as Walter King)
 1935 The Spirit of 1976 (Short)
 1935 One More Spring
Morris Rosenberg (as Walter King)
 1935 The Lottery Lover
Prince Midanoff
 1934 Embarrassing Moments
Paul
 1933 Girl Without a Room
Arthur Copeland (as Walter Woolf)
 1930 Golden Dawn
Tom Allen (as Walter Woolf)
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Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »

Alternate Names:

Walter Wolf King | Walter-Woolf King | Walter King | Walter Woolf

Height:

6' 0½" (1.84 m)
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Trivia:

Walter's two children Barbara Jean and Walter Woolf King Jr. moved from California to New York where they lead fruitful lives. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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