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Joseph Mell (1915–1977)

Joseph Mell was born on June 23, 1915 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Joseph Mellovitz. He was an actor, known for Magnificent Obsession (1954), Lord Love a Duck (1966) and Murder by Contract (1958). He died on August 31, 1977 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1986 Star Trek (TV Series)
Earth Trader
- The Cage (1986) ... Earth Trader (uncredited)
 1977 Never Con a Killer (TV Movie)
Poker Player #2
 1977 The Feather and Father Gang (TV Series)
Poker Player
- Never Con a Killer (1977) ... Poker Player
 1977/II McNamara's Band (TV Movie)
Dr. Fuchtenstein
 1976 Serpico (TV Series)
Foley
- Strike! (1976) ... Foley
 1976 The Rookies (TV Series)
Leo Morris
- Deliver Me from Innocence (1976) ... Leo Morris
 1976 Rhoda (TV Series)
Uncle Sid
- It's Not My Fault, Is It? (1976) ... Uncle Sid (as Joe Mell)
 1974-1976 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Mr. Inball / Veterinarian
- The Lonely Victims (1976) ... Mr. Inball
- Venus as in Fly Trap (1974) ... Veterinarian
 1975 Harry O (TV Series)
Polson
- The Acolyte (1975) ... Polson
 1975 Murph the Surf
Reporter (as Joe Mell)
 1975 Petrocelli (TV Series)
Erik Frost
- A Night of Terror (1975) ... Erik Frost
 1975 S.W.A.T. (TV Series)
Art
- Hit Men (1975) ... Art (as Joe Mell)
 1975 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Alvin Greeley
- Letters from the Grave (1975) ... Alvin Greeley
 1968-1974 Adam-12 (TV Series)
Sam / Charlie / Bart Silver / ...
- Christmas (1974) ... Sam
- Sunburn (1974) ... Charlie
- Log 115: Gang War (1971) ... Bart Silver
- Log 112: You Blew It (1969) ... Cal
 1974 The Magician (TV Series)
Security Guard
- The Illusion of the Cat's Eye (1974) ... Security Guard
 1974 Mannix (TV Series)
Stu Beale
- A Question of Murder (1974) ... Stu Beale
 1974 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Judge (segment "Love and the Competitors")
 1973 Medical Center (TV Series)
Kabak
- Woman for Hire (1973) ... Kabak
 1973 Bridget Loves Bernie (TV Series)
Mal
- To Teach or Not to Teach (1973) ... Mal
 1972 The Strangers in 7A (TV Movie)
Danny (as Joe Mell)
 1972 Cannon (TV Series)
- A Long Way Down (1972)
 1972 The Delphi Bureau (TV Series)
Pickpocket
- Pilot (1972) ... Pickpocket
 1971-1972 The Doris Day Show (TV Series)
Louie Salkawitz / Jacob Berns
- Gowns by Louis (1972) ... Louie Salkawitz
- And Here's... Doris (1971) ... Jacob Berns
 1972 Call Her Mom (TV Movie)
Shriner #1
 1971 The Ski Bum
Burt Stone
 1971 Make Room for Granddaddy (TV Series)
Taxi Driver
- Lucy and the Lecher (1971) ... Taxi Driver (as Joe Mell)
 1970 Nanny and the Professor (TV Series)
Mr. Driscoll
- From Butch, with Love (1970) ... Mr. Driscoll
 1966-1970 That Girl (TV Series)
Customs Official #2 / Sol
- An Uncle Herbert for All Seasons (1970) ... Customs Official #2
- Soap Gets in Your Eyes (1966) ... Sol (as Joe Mell)
 1970 The Brady Bunch (TV Series)
Druggist
- The Not-So-Ugly Duckling (1970) ... Druggist
 1968-1970 Ironside (TV Series)
Matty / Mr. Pipe
- The Man on the Inside (1970) ... Matty
- The Macabre Mr. Micawber (1968) ... Mr. Pipe
 1969 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series)
Taxi Driver
- The Short Voyage Home (1969) ... Taxi Driver (as Joe Mell)
 1969 Sweet Charity
Man on Bridge (uncredited)
 1969 The Outsider (TV Series)
Myron
- Take the Key and Lock Him Up (1969) ... Myron
 1966-1969 Get Smart (TV Series)
Preminger / Waiter
- Absorb the Greek (1969) ... Preminger
- The Whole Tooth and... (1966) ... Waiter
 1969 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Pawnbroker
- Hello Mother, My Name Is Julie (1969) ... Pawnbroker
 1968 The Mothers-In-Law (TV Series)
Chuck
- The Matador Makes a Movie (1968) ... Chuck
 1968 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Henry Ashby / Will Tipton / Ashley
- Tall Heart, Short Temper (1968) ... Henry Ashby
- The Pieces of the Puzzle (1968) ... Will Tipton
- Out of the Valley of Death (1968) ... Ashley
 1968 Garrison's Gorillas (TV Series)
Casino's Uncle Joe
- War and Crime (1968) ... Casino's Uncle Joe
 1967 The Danny Thomas Hour (TV Series)
Hook
- Is Charlie Coming? (1967) ... Hook
 1966-1967 Felony Squad (TV Series)
Pharmacist / Lou
- My Mommy Got Lost (1967) ... Pharmacist (as Joe Mell)
- The Immaculate Killer (1966) ... Lou
 1963-1967 The Virginian (TV Series)
Earl Hawkins / Freight Agent / Western Express Agent / ...
- The Lady from Wichita (1967) ... Earl Hawkins
- Bitter Harvest (1967) ... Freight Agent
- Linda (1966) ... Western Express Agent
- Brother Thaddeus (1963) ... Bartender
 1967 Point Blank
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1967 Doctor, You've Got to Be Kidding!
Danny - Burlesk Booking Agent (uncredited)
 1967 Thoroughly Modern Millie
Newspaper Vendor (uncredited)
 1967 The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin
Fight Rooter (uncredited)
 1967 It's About Time (TV Series)
Logan
- To Sign or Not to Sign (1967) ... Logan
 1966-1967 Bewitched (TV Series)
Mr. Grand / Manager
- Sam in the Moon (1967) ... Mr. Grand
- And Then There Were Three (1966) ... Manager
 1966 The Monkees (TV Series)
Harry
- I've Got a Little Song Here (1966) ... Harry
 1966 Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round
Undertaker (uncredited)
 1962-1966 The Lucy Show (TV Series)
Manager #2 / Bank Guard / Bailiff / ...
- Lucy the Bean Queen (1966) ... Manager #2
- Lucy the Stockholder (1965) ... Bank Guard
- Lucy, the Meter Maid (1964) ... Bailiff
- Lucy Is Her Own Lawyer (1964) ... Court Crier (as Joe Mell)
- Together for Christmas (1962) ... Ernie The Butcher (as Joe Mell)
 1966 Gidget (TV Series)
Herb
- A Hard Night's Night (1966) ... Herb
 1966 The Singing Nun
Max - TV Technician (uncredited)
 1966 Hogan's Heroes (TV Series)
Kintzler
- Psychic Kommandant (1966) ... Kintzler
 1966 The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series)
Fred
- Bad Reception in Albany (1966) ... Fred
 1966 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Hollet
- The Man Who Went Mad by Mistake (1966) ... Hollet
 1966 The Farmer's Daughter (TV Series)
Mr. Kemp
- Anyone for Swindling? (1966) ... Mr. Kemp
 1966 Lord Love a Duck
Dr. Milton Lippman (as Joe Mell)
 1965-1966 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Dr. Marcus
- The Man from Quasilia (1965) ... Dr. Marcus
 1958-1965 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Medical Examiner / George Koch / Hot Dog Stand Owner
- The Case of the Cheating Chancellor (1965) ... Medical Examiner
- The Case of the Pint-Sized Client (1958) ... George Koch
- The Case of the Demure Defendant (1958) ... Hot Dog Stand Owner (as Joe Mell)
 1965 Petticoat Junction (TV Series)
Butcher
- The Dog Turns Playboy (1965) ... Butcher
 1965 Brainstorm
Insane Inmate with Flowers (uncredited)
 1965 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Jamieson
- The World's Oldest Motive (1965) ... Jamieson
 1965 Kentucky Jones (TV Series)
Gus
- Kentucky's Vacation (1965) ... Gus
 1964-1965 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Waiter / Joey Rome
- Perilous Times (1965) ... Waiter
- Two Is the Number (1964) ... Joey Rome
 1964-1965 My Living Doll (TV Series)
Carl Schmertz / Mr. Lucas
- Rhoda's Suntan (1965) ... Carl Schmertz
- Mechanical Perfection (1964) ... Mr. Lucas
 1965 Broadside (TV Series)
The Sailor
- Adrian Goes Gung-Ho (1965) ... The Sailor
 1965 36 Hours
Lemke
 1965 Two on a Guillotine
Reporter at Funeral (uncredited)
 1964 Wendy and Me (TV Series)
Man
- Wendy, the Waitress (1964) ... Man
 1964 The Munsters (TV Series)
Mr. Hansen
- Herman the Great (1964) ... Mr. Hansen
 1959-1964 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Wheelman / Proprietor / Storekeeper
- The Race Town Story (1964) ... Wheelman
- The Larry Hanify Story (1960) ... Proprietor (uncredited)
- The Elizabeth McQueeny Story (1959) ... Storekeeper
 1964 Kisses for My President
Reporter (uncredited)
 1964 Looking for Love
Maitre D' (uncredited)
 1964 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
Harry
- Charlie, He Couldn't Kill a Fly (1964) ... Harry
 1964 Mr. and Mrs. (TV Movie)
 1963-1964 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Deputy Officer / Guard / Jailer
- Onward and Upward (1964) ... Deputy Officer
- The Quality of Justice (1963) ... Guard
- Call It a Lifetime (1963) ... Jailer
 1963 Move Over, Darling
Stock Clerk (uncredited)
 1963 Black Zoo
Frank Cramer
 1963 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Neville Jennings
- Stranger from the Sea (1963) ... Neville Jennings (as Joe Mell)
 1962 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
Luky
- The Doomsday Boys (1962) ... Luky (as Joe Mell)
 1959-1962 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Hap Levinson / Nitti Henchman / Herschel Levitan / ...
- The Night They Shot Santa Claus (1962) ... Hap Levinson (unconfirmed)
- City Without a Name (1961) ... Nitti Henchman (uncredited)
- The Otto Frick Story (1960) ... Herschel Levitan
- The Tri-State Gang (1959) ... Sidney Weinberg
 1962 87th Precinct (TV Series)
Sol
- Idol in the Dust (1962) ... Sol
 1962 Route 66 (TV Series)
Marty Epstein
- Blues for the Left Foot (1962) ... Marty Epstein
 1962 The Detectives (TV Series)
Janitor
- The Outsider (1962) ... Janitor
 1962 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Jimmy
- Dead Man's Shoes (1962) ... Jimmy (as Joe Mell)
 1961 Shannon (TV Series)
Papa Brogano
- The Big Fish (1961) ... Papa Brogano
 1961 The New Breed (TV Series)
Len Comey
- To None a Deadly Drug (1961) ... Len Comey (as Joe Mell)
 1961 Back Street
Proprietor
 1959-1961 The Lawless Years (TV Series)
Fish Peddler / Ike / Charlie Entra / ...
- Ike, the Novelty King (1961) ... Ike (as Joe Mell)
- Louy K: Part 5 the Disintegration (1961) ... Fish Peddler (as Joe Mell)
- Louy K: Part 2 Sing Sing (1961) ... Fish Peddler (as Joe Mell)
- The Jack 'Legs' Diamond Story (1961) ... Charlie Entra (as Joe Mell)
- The Muddy Kasoff Story (1959) ... Garage Man (as Joe Mell)
 1961 The Asphalt Jungle (TV Series)
George
- The Dark Night (1961) ... George
 1961 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Janos Majeski
- Deadly Intrusion (1961) ... Janos Majeski
 1961 The Roaring 20's (TV Series)
Sol
- Royal Tour (1961) ... Sol (as Joe Mell)
 1956-1961 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Bill Pence / Pence
- Minnie (1961) ... Bill Pence
- Potshot (1961) ... Bill Pence
- Kitty Shot (1961) ... Bill Pence
- Sweet and Sour (1957) ... Bill Pence (uncredited)
- How to Cure a Friend (1956) ... Bill Pence
 1961 Pete and Gladys (TV Series)
Charlie
- Panhandler (1961) ... Charlie
 1961 A Fever in the Blood
Smith Party Worker (uncredited)
 1961 Dante (TV Series)
Jerry
- Don't Come On'a My House (1961) ... Jerry
 1960 The Best of the Post (TV Series)
Louis 'Lepke' Buchalter
- Treasury Agent (1960) ... Louis 'Lepke' Buchalter
 1960 Klondike (TV Series)
Ed
- Halliday's Club (1960) ... Ed
 1960 Stagecoach West (TV Series)
George
- The Saga of Jeremy Boone (1960) ... George
 1957-1960 M Squad (TV Series)
Tumulty / Landlord
- The Tiger's Cage (1960) ... Tumulty (as Joe Mell)
- Face of Evil (1957) ... Landlord
 1960 Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series)
Joe Taney, Prisoner
- Neon Nightmare (1960) ... Joe Taney, Prisoner
 1960 The Deputy (TV Series)
Amos
- The Two Faces of Bob Claxton (1960) ... Amos (as Joe Q. Mell)
 1960 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series)
Sam
- The Way Home (1960) ... Sam
 1960 Johnny Midnight (TV Series)
McCoy
- The Villain of the Piece (1960) ... McCoy
 1960 Manhunt (TV Series)
Ben Martin
- The Day the Roof Fell In (1960) ... Ben Martin
 1959 This Man Dawson (TV Series)
- Fight Game (1959)
 1959 Pillow Talk
Furniture Dealer (uncredited)
 1959 Bronco (TV Series)
Telegrapher
- Game at the Beacon Club (1959) ... Telegrapher (as Joe Mell)
 1959 Imitation of Life
Watchman (uncredited)
 1959 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
 1958-1959 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Joe
- I Was a Bloodhound (1959) ... Joe
- Silent Ambush (1958)
 1959 City of Fear
Eddie Crown
 1953-1959 Dragnet (TV Series)
Otto Myer
- The Big Doctor (1959)
- The Big Rush (1956) ... (as Joe Mell)
- The Big Barrette (1953) ... Otto Myer (as Joe Mell)
 1959 The Rifleman (TV Series)
Sam Moody
- The Retired Gun (1959) ... Sam Moody (as Joe Mell)
 1959 The D.A.'s Man (TV Series)
- Sammy's Friend (1959)
 1959 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Police Sgt. Dacon
- According to Luke (1959) ... Police Sgt. Dacon
 1958 Trackdown (TV Series)
Armadillo / Farrow
- The Kid (1958) ... Armadillo
- The Mistake (1958) ... Farrow
 1958 Murder by Contract
Harry - Hotel Room Waiter
 1958 Bachelor Father (TV Series)
Melvin Polk / Petey
- Bentley and the Wedding Bells (1958) ... Melvin Polk
- Peter Falls in Love (1958) ... Petey
 1958 Alcoa Theatre (TV Series)
Mr. Gordon / Cook / Bertelli
- Office Party (1958) ... Mr. Gordon
- The Clock Strikes 12 (1958) ... Cook (as Joe Mell)
- Loudmouth (1958) ... Bertelli
 1958 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Bert the Bartender
- The Giveaway Gun (1958) ... Bert the Bartender (uncredited)
 1958 Damn Yankees!
Reporter (uncredited)
 1955-1958 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Counterman / Mr. Levy
- The Russ White Story (1958) ... Counterman
- The Amy Moore Story (1955) ... Mr. Levy
 1958 Too Much, Too Soon
Man at Press Party (uncredited)
 1958 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series)
Fred Wilkin
- Arson (1958) ... Fred Wilkin (as Joe Mell)
 1957 The Court of Last Resort (TV Series)
Grocer
- The John Smith Case (1957) ... Grocer (uncredited)
 1956-1957 Studio 57 (TV Series)
Waiter
- Rebel Rookie (1957) ... (as Joe Mell)
- Out of Sight (1956) ... Waiter (as Joe Mell)
 1957 Jeanne Eagels
Actors Equity Representative (uncredited)
 1957 No Time to Be Young
Donaldson, Liquor Store Proprietor (uncredited)
 1957 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
 1957 God Is My Partner
Juror (uncredited)
 1957 The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial (TV Series)
Quist
 1957 Hot Rod Rumble
Pops
 1956-1957 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Man at Counter / Good Humor Man
- The Man in the Car (1957) ... Man at Counter
- Helpmate (1956) ... Good Humor Man
 1953-1957 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Ledge (1953)
 1956 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
Mr. Fisch
- The Blessed Midnight (1956) ... Mr. Fisch
 1956 Bigger Than Life
Frank - the Cab Dispatcher (uncredited)
 1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Bartender / Clerk in Los Angeles
- Betrayed (1956) ... Bartender (as Joe Mell)
- The Steel Trap (1956) ... Clerk in Los Angeles (as Joe Mell)
 1956 The Harder They Fall
Ring Announcer (uncredited)
 1955-1956 Crusader (TV Series)
Joe Maxwell / Joe Maxl
- Freezeout (1956) ... Joe Maxwell (as Joe Mell)
- The Boxing Match (1955) ... Joe Maxl
 1955 Father Knows Best (TV Series)
Dave
- Betty Hates Carter (1955) ... Dave
 1955 The Spoilers
Hotel Proprietor (uncredited)
 1954-1955 The Lineup (TV Series)
Automobile Rental Agent
- The T.V. Case (1955)
- Tappan and Long (1954) ... Automobile Rental Agent
 1955 All That Heaven Allows
Mr. Gow - the Butcher (uncredited)
 1955 One Desire
Franklin, Lamplighter (uncredited)
 1955 Chicago Syndicate
Markey (uncredited)
 1955 Ain't Misbehavin'
Meyer, Beer & Peanut Vendor (uncredited)
 1955 The Man Behind the Badge (TV Series)
Sam Howell
- The Case of the Wholesale Burglaries (1955) ... Sam Howell
 1955 The Prodigal
Tailor (uncredited)
 1954 The Silver Chalice
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1954 Naked Alibi
Otto Stoltz
 1954 A Star Is Born
Paymaster #2 (uncredited)
 1954 Magnificent Obsession
Dan (as Joe Mell)
 1954 Valley of the Kings
Antique Dealer (uncredited)
 1953 Easy to Love
Irving - Sleepy Waiter (uncredited)
 1953 The Big Heat
Medical Examiner (uncredited)
 1953 Flame of Calcutta
Jowal
 1953 The Lost Planet
Lah
 1953 Siren of Bagdad
Sultan's Auctioneer (uncredited)
 1953 The 49th Man
Box of Taffy Man at Penn Station
 1953 One Girl's Confession
Dock Worker (uncredited)
 1953 The Lady Wants Mink
Ralph (uncredited)
 1953 The Glass Wall
Musician in Men's Room (uncredited)
 1953 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
The Professor
- Crime Wave (1953) ... The Professor (as Joe Mell)
 1953 Tangier Incident (uncredited)
 1952 Crown Theatre with Gloria Swanson (TV Series)
- The Right Type of Man ... (as Joe Mell)
 1952 The Prisoner of Zenda
Railroad Guard (uncredited)
 1952 Somebody Loves Me
Barber (uncredited)
 1952 My Man and I
Deputy Commissioner (uncredited)
 1952 Monkey Business
Barber (uncredited)
 1952 Sally and Saint Anne
Mr. Shapiro (uncredited)
 1952 Actor's and Sin
George Murray (Actor's Blood sequence) (uncredited)
 1952 Rebound (TV Series)
- The Thief (1952) ... (as Joe Mell)
 1952 The Sniper
Joey (uncredited)
 1952 Young Man with Ideas
Municipal Judge (uncredited)
 1952 Kid Monk Baroni
Gino Baroni
 1952 The Atomic City
Dr. Gus Schwambach (uncredited)
 1952 Singin' in the Rain
Projectionist (uncredited)
 1952 Deadline - U.S.A.
Lugerman (uncredited)
 1952 Just This Once
Mr. Green (uncredited)
 1951-1952 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- The Co-Signer (1952)
 1952 Dangerous Assignment (TV Series)
Kulac / Conductor / Stoltz
- The Mine Story (1952) ... Kulac
- The Key Story (1952) ... Conductor
- The Art Treasure Story (1952) ... Stoltz
 1951 Benjy (Short)
 1951 The Big Night
Mr. Ehrlich, Store Owner (uncredited)
 1951 Boston Blackie (TV Series)
Maxie
- Scar Hand (1951) ... Maxie
 1951 When Worlds Collide
Glen Spiro (uncredited)
 1951 Hollywood Story
Sylvester (uncredited)
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Enlisted as a private in the U.S. Army in Chicago on 7 May 1941.

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