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Ken Mayer (I) (1918–1985)

Ken Mayer was born on June 25, 1918 in San Francisco, California, USA as Kenneth Martin Mayer. He was an actor, known for Space Patrol (1950), Little Big Man (1970) and Spencer's Mountain (1963). He died on January 30, 1985 in North Hollywood, California. See full bio »

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 1974 Doc Elliot (TV Series)
Ford
- The Gold Mine (1974) ... Ford
 1957-1973 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Ed / Pudge / Farmer / ...
- Arizona Midnight (1973) ... Ed
- Tara (1972) ... Pudge
- The Legend (1971) ... Farmer
- The Gun (1970) ... Greenwood
- The Cage (1970) ... Blake
 1971 Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series)
Marshall Slater
- The Great Shell Game (1971) ... Marshall Slater
 1970 Little Big Man
Sergeant
 1970 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Ben Whalen
- The Target (1970) ... Ben Whalen
 1969-1970 The High Chaparral (TV Series)
One-Eyed Cowboy / Sgt. Cochrane
- Fiesta (1970) ... One-Eyed Cowboy
- Stinky Flanagan (1969) ... Sgt. Cochrane
 1960-1970 Bonanza (TV Series)
Sheriff / Jim North / Harry Baker / ...
- The Clarion (1969) ... Jim North
- Clarissa (1967) ... Harry Baker
- The Last Mission (1966) ... Poker
- Jonah (1965) ... Harry Kern
 1959-1969 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Bascomb / French Frank / Marshal / ...
- Biscuits and Billy, the Kid (1969) ... Bascomb
- The Tenderfoot (1969)
- Prince of the Oyster Pirates (1968) ... French Frank
- A Man Called Abraham (1967) ... Marshal
- The Gypsy (1966) ... Mac
 1968 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Hannon
- The Night of Fire and Brimstone (1968) ... Hannon
 1967 Dick Tracy (TV Short)
Chief Patton
 1967 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
Cal Daniels
- Firebrand (1967) ... Cal Daniels
 1967 Dundee and the Culhane (TV Series)
Jake
- The Catch a Thief Brief (1967) ... Jake
 1967 Iron Horse (TV Series)
Whit
- Steel Chain to a Music Box (1967) ... Whit
 1967 Hondo (TV Series)
Marshal Sam Bragg
- Hondo and the Judas (1967) ... Marshal Sam Bragg
 1967 The Last Challenge
Tom Garrison (uncredited)
 1967 Bonnie and Clyde
Sheriff Smoot (uncredited)
 1962-1967 The Virginian (TV Series)
Marshal John Howard / McDuff / George Gaynor / ...
- The Girl on the Pinto (1967) ... Marshal John Howard
- Morgan Starr (1966) ... McDuff
- Legend for a Lawman (1965) ... George Gaynor
- The Accomplice (1962) ... Deputy Clay Friendly
 1967 Pistols 'n' Petticoats (TV Series)
Dirty Dan
- A Man for Hank (1967) ... Dirty Dan
 1966 Lost in Space (TV Series)
Pleiades Pete
- West of Mars (1966) ... Pleiades Pete
 1966 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Flint
- The Enchanted Gun (1966) ... Flint
 1966 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Sheriff Blake Wilson
- The Barbershop Quartet (1966) ... Sheriff Blake Wilson
 1965-1966 The Big Valley (TV Series)
Deakes / Crowell
- Last Train to the Fair (1966) ... Deakes
- The Odyssey of Jubal Tanner (1965) ... Crowell
 1966 Laredo (TV Series)
Dan Rodden
- Miracle at Massacre Mission (1966) ... Dan Rodden
 1965 Branded (TV Series)
Martin Stoddard
- A Proud Town (1965) ... Martin Stoddard
 1965 The Legend of Jesse James (TV Series)
Sheriff
- The Celebrity (1965) ... Sheriff
 1965 The Addams Family (TV Series)
Sgt. Rogers
- Gomez, the Cat Burglar (1965) ... Sgt. Rogers
 1965 My Favorite Martian (TV Series)
Pete
- Go West, Young Martian: Part 2 (1965) ... Pete
- Go West, Young Martian: Part 1 (1965) ... Pete
 1965 One Way Wahine
Hugo Sokol
 1958-1965 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Junius Hostatter / Ed Norton / Jesse / ...
- The Wanda Snow Story (1965) ... Junius Hostatter
- The Pearlie Garnet Story (1964) ... Ed Norton
- The Gus Morgan Story (1963) ... Jesse
- The Lisa Raincloud Story (1962) ... Jeb Pearson
- The Joe Muharich Story (1961) ... Jonesy
 1964 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
Sheriff
- The Jack Is High (1964) ... Sheriff
 1964 The Rogues (TV Series)
Gendarme
- The Personal Touch (1964) ... Gendarme
 1964 The New Interns
Detective Harper
 1964 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Maitre d'
- A Day to Remember (1964) ... Maitre d'
 1964 Temple Houston (TV Series)
Sam
- Do Unto Others, Then Gallop (1964) ... Sam
 1964 Destry (TV Series)
The Conductor / Sheriff Blane
- Law and Order Day (1964) ... The Conductor
- The Solid Gold Girl (1964) ... Sheriff Blane
 1963 The Great Adventure (TV Series)
Harrison
 1963 Spencer's Mountain
Mr. John
 1959-1963 Lassie (TV Series)
Deputy Sheriff Davis / Mr. Cranston
- Silver Soldier (1963) ... Deputy Sheriff Davis
- The Land Grabber (1959) ... Mr. Cranston
 1963 Laramie (TV Series)
Ben
- The Unvanquished (1963) ... Ben
 1963 The Dakotas (TV Series)
Crawford
- Justice at Eagle's Nest (1963) ... Crawford
 1962 Black Gold
Felker
 1962 Jack the Giant Killer
Boatswain
 1959-1962 Bronco (TV Series)
Horse trader / Sgt. Prouty / Sheriff Turner
- Then the Mountains (1962) ... Horse trader
- Trail of Hatred (1962) ... Sgt. Prouty
- Hero of the Town (1959) ... Sheriff Turner
 1962 Lawman (TV Series)
Moss
- Heritage of Hate (1962) ... Moss
 1958-1962 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Sunderman / Comanche Stelman
- The Traveler (1962) ... Sunderman
- Special Delivery (1958) ... Comanche Stelman
 1961 The Clown and the Kid
Trooper
 1960-1961 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Dr. McElroy / First Hood
- The Turning Point (1961) ... Dr. McElroy
- The Valley Caper (1960) ... First Hood
 1961 Whispering Smith (TV Series)
Carter
- Three for One (1961) ... Carter
 1961 You Have to Run Fast
Injun George
 1961 Outlaws (TV Series)
Plowman
- Return to New March (1961) ... Plowman
 1960-1961 The Rebel (TV Series)
Andrews - Old Man / Preacher / Bull Hollingsworth
- Miz Purdy (1961) ... Preacher
- To See the Elephant (1960) ... Bull Hollingsworth
 1960-1961 Rawhide (TV Series)
Joe Stapp / Thompson / Swanson / ...
- Incident of the Wager on Payday (1961) ... Joe Stapp
- Incident of the Phantom Bugler (1961) ... Thompson
- Incident at Poco Tiempo (1960) ... Swanson
- Incident of the Devil and His Due (1960) ... Sam Burton
 1961 The Lawless Years (TV Series)
Stagg
- Louy K: Part 2 Sing Sing (1961) ... Stagg
 1961 Gun Fight
Joe Emery
 1960-1961 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
Major John Whitsett / Largo Morgan
- Dagger Dance (1961) ... Major John Whitsett
- Come Out Fighting (1960) ... Largo Morgan
 1961 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series)
Dapper Courtney
- The Convict's Revenge (1961) ... Dapper Courtney
 1957-1961 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Cowhand / Gil Patterson / First Man
- A Warm Day in Heaven (1961) ... Cowhand
- Guns for Garibaldi (1960) ... Gil Patterson
- The Promise (1957) ... First Man
 1961 The Americans (TV Series)
Confederate Captain
- The Guerrillas (1961) ... Confederate Captain
 1959-1961 Maverick (TV Series)
Sheriff Starrett / Sheriff Boyd Tait
- Maverick at Law (1961) ... Sheriff Starrett
- The Saga of Waco Williams (1959) ... Sheriff Boyd Tait
 1961 Frontier Uprising
Beaver McBride
 1961 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Hank Lutz
- Duel at Judas Basin (1961) ... Hank Lutz
 1960 Two Faces West (TV Series)
Earl
- The Hanging (1960) ... Earl
 1960 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Jim Oakland
- The Candidate (1960) ... Jim Oakland
 1960 Tate (TV Series)
Lathrop
- The Gunfighters (1960) ... Lathrop
 1959-1960 The Texan (TV Series)
Ace Morgan / Tom Bolt / Bob Kelsey
- The Mountain Man (1960) ... Ace Morgan
- Ruthless Woman (1960) ... Tom Bolt
- No Love Wasted (1959) ... Bob Kelsey
 1958-1960 Tombstone Territory (TV Series)
Callahan / Deke Reardon / Rigg Quade
- The Innocent Man (1960) ... Callahan
- Death Is to Write About (1959) ... Deke Reardon
- Postmarked for Death (1958) ... Rigg Quade
 1960 Law of the Plainsman (TV Series)
Wally Kolb
- A Question of Courage (1960) ... Wally Kolb
 1960 Overland Trail (TV Series)
Sheriff Jackson
- West of Boston (1960) ... Sheriff Jackson
 1959-1960 Johnny Ringo (TV Series)
Willie Borman / Burke
- The Liars (1960) ... Willie Borman
- The Rain Man (1959) ... Burke
 1960 Sugarfoot (TV Series)
Anders
- Journey to Provision (1960) ... Anders
 1959 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Charlie Trace
- Vanishing Act (1959) ... Charlie Trace
 1959 Black Saddle (TV Series)
Cagen
- Four from Stillwater (1959) ... Cagen
 1959 Riverboat (TV Series)
Burley
- The Faithless (1959) ... Burley (uncredited)
 1959 Shotgun Slade (TV Series)
Sheriff
- Marked Money (1959) ... Sheriff
 1959 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Corporal Roper
- The Tallest Marine (1959) ... Corporal Roper
 1959 The FBI Story
Casket Salesman (as Kenneth Mayer)
 1959 The Miracle of the Hills
Milo Estes
 1959 Frontier Doctor (TV Series)
 1959 The Rough Riders (TV Series)
- The Injured (1959)
 1959 Yancy Derringer (TV Series)
Shute O'Brien
- Thunder on the River (1959) ... Shute O'Brien
 1959 Rescue 8 (TV Series)
Lt. Edward Gomez
- Children of the Sun (1959) ... Lt. Edward Gomez
 1959 Never Steal Anything Small
Angeletti (uncredited)
 1957-1959 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (TV Series)
Lou Sterling / Jeb Hogarth
- The Misfit Marshal (1959) ... Lou Sterling
- Hostage of War Bonnet (1957) ... Jeb Hogarth
 1957-1959 The Lineup (TV Series)
Frank Gibbs
- The Rorschach Murder Case (1959) ... Frank Gibbs
 1958 Cimarron City (TV Series)
Prue Wickum
- Cimarron Holiday (1958) ... Prue Wickum
 1958 Jefferson Drum (TV Series)
Jingo
- Simon Pitt (1958) ... Jingo
 1958 I Want to Live!
Drunk at Party (uncredited)
 1957-1958 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Gun Instructor / Eli Gardner / Willy
- The Protégé (1958) ... Gun Instructor
- The O'Hare Story (1958) ... Eli Gardner
- A Matter of Ethics (1957) ... Willy
 1958 Steve Canyon (TV Series)
Clerk
- Operation Towline (1958) ... Clerk
 1958 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Albert
- The Brainy Burro (1958) ... Albert
 1957-1958 The Silent Service (TV Series)
CPO George Murphy / Stephens / Morton
- The Aspro Story (1958) ... CPO George Murphy
- The Seahorse Story (1957) ... Stephens
- Five-Ring Circus (1957) ... Morton
 1958 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series)
Jeffries
- Pension Plan (1958) ... Jeffries
 1958 Alcoa Theatre (TV Series)
Detective
- Even a Thief Can Dream (1958) ... Detective
 1958 Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok (TV Series)
Lon Sykes
- Monkeyshines (1958) ... Lon Sykes
 1958 Ambush at Cimarron Pass
Cpl. Schwitzer
 1958 Broken Arrow (TV Series)
Rogers
- Warrant for Arrest (1958) ... Rogers
 1957 Casey Jones (TV Series)
Bruno
- One-Way Ticket (1957) ... Bruno
 1957 Harbor Command (TV Series)
Sharkey
- Floating Transmitter (1957) ... Sharkey
 1957 Tales of the Texas Rangers (TV Series)
Frankie
- Key Witness (1957) ... Frankie
 1957 Whirlybirds (TV Series)
Ralph Olson
- Airborne Gold (1957) ... Ralph Olson
 1957 Panic! (TV Series)
- Child's Play (1957)
 1957 Father Knows Best (TV Series)
Colonel Shaine
- Betty and the Jet Pilot (1957) ... Colonel Shaine
 1956 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Maj. Downing
- Massacre at Sand Creek (1956) ... Maj. Downing
 1956 Highway Patrol (TV Series)
Foreman
- Typhoid Carrier (1956) ... Foreman
 1955 Luke and the Tenderfoot (TV Series)
 1955 Tight Spot
Policeman (uncredited)
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