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Wright King

Best known for his role in "Streetcar Named Desire" and for his two guest appearances on the original Twilight Zone (1959) series, Wright King enjoyed a noteworthy career in numerous theatrical productions. He remained close friends with Eileen Heckart until her death in 2001. His son is actor Meegan King. In 1987, Wright and his wife June visited... See full bio »
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 1987 House Made of Dawn
Father Olguin
 1978 The Critical List (TV Movie)
Dr. Kenderly
 1977-1978 Logan's Run (TV Series)
Jonathon
- Carousel (1978) ... Jonathon
- The Judas Goat (1977) ... Jonathon
- Logan's Run (1977) ... Jonathon
 1977 Police Woman (TV Series)
- Death Game (1977)
 1977 Washington: Behind Closed Doors (TV Mini-Series)
Duffy Weller
- Part 6 (1977) ... Duffy Weller
 1977 The Spell (TV Movie)
Rian
 1976 Helter Skelter (TV Movie)
Friend
 1976 Bronk (TV Series)
- Target: Unknown (1976)
 1976 The Macahans (TV Movie)
Infantry Captain
 1975 McCloud (TV Series)
Carter
- Three Guns for New York (1975) ... Carter
 1974 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Joe Smiley
- The Toothpaste Millionaire (1974) ... Joe Smiley
 1974 Nightmare (TV Movie)
Director
 1973 Invasion of the Bee Girls
Dr. Murger
 1972 Journey Through Rosebud
Indian Agent
 1970 The Andersonville Trial (TV Movie)
Major Hosmer
 1970 Along Came a Spider (TV Movie)
Frank Dietzler
 1969 Lancer (TV Series)
Zack Blake
- The Knot (1969) ... Zack Blake
 1969 The Outcasts (TV Series)
Fred Willard
- Act of Faith (1969) ... Fred Willard
 1968 Mannix (TV Series)
Jonathan Webber / Robert Hartigan
- Night Out of Time (1968) ... Jonathan Webber
- License to Kill - Limit Three People (1968) ... Robert Hartigan
 1968 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
J.W. Roe
- The Death Farm (1968) ... J.W. Roe
 1968 Finian's Rainbow
District Attorney
 1968 Shadow Over Elveron (TV Movie)
Dr. Parker
 1967 The Invaders (TV Series)
Ed Tonkin
- The Condemned (1967) ... Ed Tonkin
 1965-1966 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
SAC Parker / Scott Boles
- The Camel's Nose (1966) ... SAC Parker
- An Elephant Is Like a Rope (1965) ... Scott Boles
 1964-1966 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Penny / Dave Simmons
- Running Scared (1966) ... Penny
- Never Stop Running (1964) ... Dave Simmons
 1965 We Learn About the Telephone (Short)
Bill Matthews
 1965 12 O'Clock High (TV Series)
Maj. Coefield
- Target 802 (1965) ... Maj. Coefield
 1955-1965 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Lon Jensen / Lon / Bud / ...
- The Bounty Hunter (1965) ... Lon Jensen
- No Hands (1964) ... Lon
- Abe Blocker (1962) ... Bud
- Colorado Sheriff (1961) ... Rod Ellison
- Little Girl (1961) ... Hi Stevens
 1965 King Rat
Brough
 1964 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series)
Dr. Baines
- Submarine Sunk Here (1964) ... Dr. Baines
 1964 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
The Chaplain
- A Cruel and Unusual Night (1964) ... The Chaplain
 1962-1963 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Sidney Weplo / Lee Gregson
- The Case of the Bouncing Boomerang (1963) ... Sidney Weplo
- The Case of the Poison Pen-Pal (1962) ... Lee Gregson
 1963 Rawhide (TV Series)
Collie Quade
- Incident of the Rawhiders (1963) ... Collie Quade
 1961-1963 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Hecate / Paul Carson
- Of Late I Think of Cliffordville (1963) ... Hecate
- Shadow Play (1961) ... Paul Carson
 1962 Dangerous Charter
Joe
 1962 Margie (TV Series)
Bradford
- The Professional Man (1962) ... Bradford
 1961 Bronco (TV Series)
Allen Miller
- The Harrigan (1961) ... Allen Miller
 1957-1961 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Alejandro Caloca / Cull - Bartender / Lane Kilmer / ...
- A Knight to Remember (1961) ... Alejandro Caloca
- Brother's Keeper (1961) ... Cull - Bartender
- The Search (1960) ... Lane Kilmer
- The Chase (1959) ... Gyppo
- Helen of Abajinian (1957) ... Jimmy O'Riley
 1961 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Will Norris
- Man of Another Breed (1961) ... Will Norris
 1961 Outlaws (TV Series)
Sondberg / Little Dick
- No Luck on Friday (1961) ... Sondberg
- The Bill Doolin Story (1961) ... Little Dick
 1961 Hazel (TV Series)
Leroy
- Hazel Makes a Will (1961) ... Leroy
 1961 Checkmate (TV Series)
Jim Barker
- Portrait of a Man Running (1961) ... Jim Barker
 1959-1960 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Jason Nichols / Joe Hooker / Seth Blake
- Vendetta (1960) ... Jason Nichols
- Black Belt (1960) ... Jason Nichols
- Triple Vise (1960) ... Jason Nichols
 1960 Johnny Ringo (TV Series)
Junior Kavalo
- Judgement Day (1960) ... Junior Kavalo
 1960 This Is the Life (TV Series)
Paul Brandt
- Red Tape (1960) ... Paul Brandt
 1959 The Rebel (TV Series)
Woody
- The Vagrants (1959) ... Woody
 1959 Cast a Long Shadow
Noah Pringle
 1959 The David Niven Show (TV Series)
Harry Nichols / David
- The Vengeance (1959) ... Harry Nichols
- The Promise (1959) ... David
 1959 Sugarfoot (TV Series)
Wolf Wilkes
- Wolf (1959) ... Wolf Wilkes
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Riley
- The Rank and File (1959) ... Riley
 1959 Tombstone Territory (TV Series)
Clark
- Warrant for Death (1959) ... Clark
 1959 The Gunfight at Dodge City
Billy Townsend
 1959 The D.A.'s Man (TV Series)
Lima
- Jail Watch (1959) ... Lima
 1958 The Texan (TV Series)
Mac Kernin
- Desert Passage (1958) ... Mac Kernin
 1958 The Walter Winchell File (TV Series)
Fisher
- The Night Prowlers: File #35 (1958) ... Fisher
 1958 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Father Moore / Chuck Hendricks
- South American Uncle (1958) ... Father Moore
- Thanks to You (1958) ... Chuck Hendricks
 1956-1958 Cheyenne (TV Series)
The Kiowa Kid / Nevada Jones / Blaney Wilcox / ...
- Ghost of the Cimarron (1958) ... The Kiowa Kid / Nevada Jones
- Born Bad (1957) ... Blaney Wilcox / Pocatello Kid
- Quicksand (1956) ... Frank Endicott
 1957 Maverick (TV Series)
Rick
- Hostage (1957) ... Rick
 1957 Boots and Saddles (TV Series)
Pvt. Bennett
- The Obsession (1957) ... Pvt. Bennett
 1957 Father Knows Best (TV Series)
Mr. Beckman
- Follow the Leader (1957) ... Mr. Beckman
 1957 The Silent Service (TV Series)
Bony
- The Squailfish (1957) ... Bony
 1957 The Sheriff of Cochise (TV Series)
Brownie
- Hold Up (1957) ... Brownie
 1957 Hot Rod Rumble
Ray Johnson - Arnie's sidekick
 1957 You Are There (TV Series)
Charley Ball
 1957 State Trooper (TV Series)
Jamie Syckles
- The Widow Makers (1957) ... Jamie Syckles
 1955-1957 Navy Log (TV Series)
Joey McAdams
- Home Is a Sailor (1955) ... Joey McAdams
 1957 The Gray Ghost (TV Series)
 1956 Stagecoach to Fury
Ralph Slader
 1956 Friendly Persuasion
Forager (uncredited)
 1956 The Young Guns
Jonesy
 1956 Telephone Time (TV Series)
Hans
- Mystery of Caspar Hauser (1956) ... Hans
 1956 Chevron Hall of Stars (TV Series)
- Cold Harbor (1956)
 1956 Alarm (TV Movie)
Sergeant Bill Martin
 1955 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series)
2nd Soldier
- Day Is Done (1955) ... 2nd Soldier
 1954 Omnibus (TV Series)
 1953-1954 The Big Story (TV Series)
Jack Crawley
- The Sioux City Story (1954) ... Jack Crawley
 1953-1954 Johnny Jupiter (TV Series)
Ernest P. Duckweather
- The Barbershop (1954) ... Ernest P. Duckweather
- Reject's Defect (1954) ... Ernest P. Duckweather
- Reject's Birthday Party (1954) ... Ernest P. Duckweather
- The Penny Arcade (1954) ... Ernest P. Duckweather
- The Geiger Counter (1954) ... Ernest P. Duckweather
 1952 Broadway Television Theatre (TV Series)
Danny
- Outward Bound (1952)
- Night Must Fall (1952) ... Danny
 1951-1952 Danger (TV Series)
 1952 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
- Penny (1952)
 1952 Suspense (TV Series)
Harvey Johnson
- Death Drum (1952) ... Harvey Johnson
 1952 Doctor Serocold (TV Movie)
 1950-1951 The Gabby Hayes Show (TV Series)
Danny
- Iowa Jima (1951)
- Southern (1951)
- Sam Bass (1951) ... Danny
 1951 Out There (TV Series)
- Sense of Wonder (1951)
 1951 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Lucky Touch (1951)
 1951 Crime Photographer (TV Series)
- The Fix (1951)
 1951 The Amazing Mr. Malone (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1951)
 1951 Celanese Theatre (TV Series)
- Ah, Wilderness! (1951)
 1951 A Streetcar Named Desire
A Collector
 1950-1951 Big Town (TV Series)
- Box 243 (1951)
- Episode #1.4 (1950)
 1951 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Stolen City (1951)
- Valley Forge (1951)
 1951 Starlight Theatre (TV Series)
 1950 The Ken Murray Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.13 (1950)
 1950 The Trap (TV Series)
- Lonely Boy (1950)
 1949 Captain Video and His Video Rangers (TV Series)
Midshipman Bascomb
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