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Gary Merrill (I) (1915–1990)


Gary Merrill was born August 2, 1915, in Hartford, Connecticut. He began his career acting in summer stock plays. He married Barbara Leeds, an actress, and then served a brief stint in the army. After the army, he landed in New York, where he was chosen to join the already popular play "Born Yesterday". In 1950 he was cast in the part of Bill ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 74) in Falmouth, Maine, USA

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 1979 The Seekers (TV Movie)
Capt. Hull
 1977 The World of Darkness (TV Movie)
Dr. Thomas Masden
 1977 Thieves
Street Man
 1976 Cannon (TV Series)
Andrew McGill
- Revenge (1976) ... Andrew McGill
 1974-1975 Movin' On (TV Series)
Samson / Paul Lorimer
- Prosperity #1 (1975) ... Samson
- The Good Life (1974) ... Paul Lorimer
 1974 Huckleberry Finn
Pap
 1974 Kung Fu (TV Series)
Dan Hoyle
- The Way of Violence Has No Mind (1974) ... Dan Hoyle
 1973 The Jackie Gleason Special (TV Movie)
Family Doctor
 1973 Pueblo (TV Movie)
Adm. Thomas E. Moorer
 1973 Medical Center (TV Series)
Jason Norman
- Fatal Memory (1973) ... Jason Norman
 1973 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series)
- The Murderers (1973)
 1971 Earth II (TV Movie)
Walter Dietrich
 1970 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Orlando 'Cord' Corday
- The Worth of a Man (1970) ... Orlando 'Cord' Corday
 1970 NET Playhouse (TV Series)
Barney
- They Have Taken Over (1970) ... Barney
 1969 Then Came Bronson (TV Series)
Inspector Otis
- Pilot (1969) ... Inspector Otis
 1968 Run, Psycho, Run
George
 1968 The Power
Mark Corlane
 1967 The Incident
Douglas McCann
 1967 Clambake
Sam
 1967 Hondo (TV Series)
General Sheridan
- Hondo and the Eagle Claw (1967) ... General Sheridan
 1967 The Last Challenge
Squint Calloway
 1966 The Dangerous Days of Kiowa Jones (TV Movie)
Marshal Duncan
 1966 The Time Tunnel (TV Series)
Sen. Leroy Clark
- Rendezvous with Yesterday (1966) ... Sen. Leroy Clark
 1966/I Around the World Under the Sea
Dr. August 'Gus' Boren
 1966 A Man Called Shenandoah (TV Series)
Sheriff Ben Sumner
- Macauley's Cure (1966) ... Sheriff Ben Sumner
 1966 Destination Inner Space
Dr. LaSatier
 1966 Cast a Giant Shadow
Pentagon Chief of Staff (scenes deleted)
 1966 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series)
Park
- The Menfish (1966) ... Park
 1966 Ride Beyond Vengeance
Dub Stokes
 1965 Branded (TV Series)
Aaron Shields
- Romany Roundup: Part 2 (1965) ... Aaron Shields
- Romany Roundup: Part 1 (1965) ... Aaron Shields
 1965 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
John Perry
- Highest Fall of All (1965) ... John Perry
 1965 The Woman Who Wouldn't Die
Raymond Garth
 1965 Profiles in Courage (TV Series)
John Marshall
- John Marshall (1965) ... John Marshall
 1965 For the People (TV Series)
Carl Whaley
- The Right to Kill (1965) ... Carl Whaley
 1965 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
James Lloyd
- A Dangerous Silence (1965) ... James Lloyd
 1964 Suspense (TV Series)
- The Hunter (1964)
 1964 The Searching Eye (Short)
Narrator
 1963 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
Mark Jordan
- The Machine That Played God (1963) ... Mark Jordan
 1963 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Harry Jarvis / John Pemberton
- Nothing Ever Happens in Linvale (1963) ... Harry Jarvis
- The Paragon (1963) ... John Pemberton
 1963 Combat! (TV Series)
Capt. August
- The Walking Wounded (1963) ... Capt. August
 1963 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Miles Houghton
- Use Neon for My Epitaph (1963) ... Miles Houghton
 1963 Sam Benedict (TV Series)
Merriman
- The Boiling Point (1963) ... Merriman
 1962 A Girl Named Tamiko
Max Wilson
 1962 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series)
Jim Hunter
- The Tiger (1962) ... Jim Hunter
 1962 Bus Stop (TV Series)
Frank Everest
- Put Your Dreams Away (1962) ... Frank Everest
 1962 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
Harry Sellers
- Obituary for Mr. X (1962) ... Harry Sellers
 1958-1961 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
John Dwight / McMasters
- Money and the Minister (1961) ... John Dwight
- God Is My Judge (1958) ... McMasters
 1961 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Sgt. Joseph Paradine
- Still Valley (1961) ... Sgt. Joseph Paradine
 1961 The New Breed (TV Series)
Karl Lippert
- To None a Deadly Drug (1961) ... Karl Lippert
 1961 The Pleasure of His Company
James 'Jim' Dougherty
 1957-1961 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Ken Kenyon / Luke Cannon / Noah / ...
- The Release (1961) ... Ken Kenyon
- Utopia, Wyoming (1958) ... Luke Cannon
- The Promise (1957) ... Noah
- Badge of Honor (1957) ... Col. Boyd Nelson
 1961 Outlaws (TV Series)
Frank Denton
- Blind Spot (1961) ... Frank Denton
 1961 Checkmate (TV Series)
Ernie Stone
- A Matter of Conscience (1961) ... Ernie Stone
 1961 The Great Impostor
Pa Demara
 1957-1960 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Cash Bentley / Joseph Pond / Carl J. Adams / ...
- Invitation to an Accident (1959) ... Joseph Pond
- Man with a Problem (1958) ... Carl J. Adams
- Flight to the East (1958) ... Ted Franklin
- The Manacled (1957) ... Sgt. Rockwell
 1960 The Savage Eye
The poet
 1959 Laramie (TV Series)
Ed Farrell
- The Lonesome Gun (1959) ... Ed Farrell
 1959 The Wonderful Country
Maj. Stark Colton
 1959 Alcoa Theatre (TV Series)
Dick Bowen
- The Best Way to Go (1959) ... Dick Bowen
 1959 Rawhide (TV Series)
Jed Mason
- Incident of Fear in the Streets (1959) ... Jed Mason
 1957-1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Louis / McBurnie / Walter Hubbard
- A Corner of the Garden (1959) ... Louis
- A Quiet Game of Cards (1959) ... McBurnie
- If You Knew Elizabeth (1957) ... Walter Hubbard
 1959 New York Confidential (TV Series)
- Johnny Cordes (1959)
 1959 Rhapsody of Steel (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1958 Pursuit (TV Series)
Det. Eddie Hackett
- The Dark Cloud (1958) ... Det. Eddie Hackett
 1958 Cimarron City (TV Series)
Joshua Newton
- Medicine Man (1958) ... Joshua Newton
 1958 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Paul Gormay
- The Lady Died at Midnight (1958) ... Paul Gormay
 1958 Crash Landing
Captain Steve Williams
 1958 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Dicksen
- The Last Test (1958) ... Dicksen
 1958 Studio 57 (TV Series)
- The Starmaker (1958)
 1957-1958 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Bill Masters / Lou Mason
- My Two Hands (1958) ... Bill Masters
- Understanding Heart (1957) ... Lou Mason
 1958 The Missouri Traveler
Doyle Magee
 1958 Rendezvous (TV Series)
 1957 Suspicion (TV Series)
- The Deadly Game (1957)
 1957 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Zeke Thomas
- The Zeke Thomas Story (1957) ... Zeke Thomas
 1957 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
John Beasley / Nash
- Hey, Mac (1957)
- The Wedding Present (1957) ... John Beasley / Nash
 1956-1957 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
Johnny Davis / Walter Keyser
- The Last Train to Pusan (1957) ... Johnny Davis
- Adventure in Diamonds (1956) ... Walter Keyser
 1956 Bermuda Affair
Bob Scoffield
 1956 Navy Wife
Jack Blain
 1956 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
David Trask / Alan Byrnes
- Crack-Up (1956) ... David Trask
- Yacht on the High Sea (1956) ... Alan Byrnes
 1955 Star Stage (TV Series)
- Trumpet Man (1955)
 1953-1954 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Dennis / Wakeman / Major Mead
- The Man with the Gun (1954) ... Dennis
- The Great Chair (1954) ... Wakeman
- P.O.W. (1953) ... Major Mead
 1954 The Human Jungle
Police Capt. John Danforth
 1954 The Black Dakotas
Brock Marsh / Zachary Paige
 1954 Witness to Murder
Lawrence Mathews
 1953 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
Felice Benuzzi
- No Picnic at Mt. Kenya (1953) ... Felice Benuzzi
 1953 A Blueprint for Murder
Fred Sargent
 1953 Danger (TV Series)
 1952 Night Without Sleep
Richard Morton
 1952 The Girl in White
Dr. Seth Pawling
 1952 Phone Call from a Stranger
David L. Trask
 1951 Decision Before Dawn
Col. Devlin
 1951 Another Man's Poison
George Bates
 1951 The Frogmen
Lt. Cmdr. Pete Vincent
 1951 Rawhide
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1950 Where the Sidewalk Ends
Tommy Scalise
 1950 Mother Didn't Tell Me
Doctor Peter Roberts
 1949 Slattery's Hurricane
Cmdr E.T. Kramer
 1948 The Quiet One
Narrator (voice)
 1944 Winged Victory
Capt. McIntyre (as Cpl. Garry Merrill)
 1943 This Is the Army
Backstage MP on Right (uncredited)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Self (12 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (9 credits)

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Stage Play: This Is the Army. Musical revue. Music by Irving Berlin. Book by James McColl and Irving Berlin. Lyrics by Irving Berlin. Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock [earliest Broadway credit]. Dialogue for Minstrel Show by Pvt. Jack Mendelsohn, Pfc. Richard Burdick and Pvt. Tom McDonnell. Music arrangements for dances by Pvt. Melvin ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | See more »

Alternate Names:

Cpl. Garry Merrill

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Bette Davis] Whatever Bette had chosen to do in life she would have had to be the top or she couldn't have endured it.

Trivia:

Was a staunch liberal Democrat. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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