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Tom McDermott (I) (1912–1996)

Hardworking actor with a 64-year career on and off Broadway, in television and films. His characterization of Permes Lykos on "Captain Video and His Video Rangers" is considered to be a precursor to the Mr. Spock role as an alien on the later "Star Trek" television and film series. He had no formal training but began acting in a Chicago high school... See full bio »

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Ghostbusters Archbishop
Another World
Another World Stuart (1989)
The Crucible
The Crucible Francis Nurse
The Substance of Fire
The Substance of Fire Old Printer


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 1996 The Substance of Fire
Old Printer
 1991 Liebestraum
Night Porter
 1991 He Said, She Said
Live Band
 1990 Monsters (TV Series)
- A New Woman (1990) ... Thomas
 1986 Jumpin' Jack Flash
 1986 Playing for Keeps
Paint Store Salesman
 1985 Fame (TV Series)
The Stage Manager
- A Place to Belong (1985) ... The Stage Manager
 1984 A Doctor's Story (TV Movie)
 1976 The Adams Chronicles (TV Mini-Series)
Eldridge Gerry
- Chapter VI: John Adams, President (1976) ... Eldridge Gerry
 1975 Foreplay
Chief Justice McDonald
 1969 Where the Heart Is (TV Series)
Howard Snowden (1969) (original cast)
 1964 Another World (TV Series)
Stuart (1989)
 1961 Victoria Regina (TV Movie)
General Grey
 1957 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Clem Carson
- To Die Alone (1957) ... Clem Carson
 1949-1955 Captain Video and His Video Rangers (TV Series)
Permes Lykos / Anzo, king of the Pharol empire
- The Swordsmen of Lyra (1955) ... Anzo, king of the Pharol empire
- Episode dated 28 May 1951 (1951) ... Permes Lykos (voice)
- Misc Vid 4; Su Ching Sing (1950) ... Permes Lykos (voice)
- Captain Video Prepares to Visit Regus (1949) ... Permes Lykos
 1953 Joseph Schildkraut Presents (TV Series)
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