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Burt Mustin (1884–1977)


Burt Mustin was a salesman most of his life, but got his first taste of show business as the host of a weekly radio variety show on KDKA Pittsburgh in 1921. He appeared onstage in "Detective Story" at Sombrero Playhouse in Phoenix Arizona, and played the janitor in the movie version, (Detective Story (1951)), after moving to Hollywood. Hundreds of... See full bio »

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 1976 Arthur Hailey's the Moneychangers (TV Mini-Series)
Jack Henderson
 1976 Baker's Hawk
General
 1975 Switch (TV Series)
Old Man
- The Deadly Missiles Caper (1975) ... Old Man
 1975 Train Ride to Hollywood
George
 1975 Mobile Two (TV Movie)
Wally
 1975 Love Nest (TV Movie)
Dickie
 1975 Emergency! (TV Series)
Ben Paddock / Old Man
- 905-Wild (1975) ... Ben Paddock
- Smoke Eater (1975) ... Old Man
 1975 The Strongest Man in the World
Regent Appleby
 1974 Rhoda (TV Series)
Sleeping Man
- The Honeymoon (1974) ... Sleeping Man
 1974 Big Rose: Double Trouble (TV Movie)
 1970-1974 Adam-12 (TV Series)
Jud Peterson / Fred Tiller / Mr. Reardon / ...
- Clinic on 18th Street (1974) ... Jud Peterson
- Clear with a Civilian: Part 2 (1973) ... Fred Tiller
- The Chaser (1972) ... Mr. Reardon
- Log 76: The Militants (1971) ... Charles Jenkins
- Log 134: Child Stealer (1970) ... Mr. Ward
 1974 Mame
Uncle Jeff
 1974 Herbie Rides Again
Rich Man in Mansion
 1973 Miracle on 34th Street (TV Movie)
Roy
 1973 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Elmer Pierce
- Winterkill (1973) ... Elmer Pierce
 1970-1973 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Percy (segment "Love and the Parent's Sake") / Mr. Pomfrit (segment "Love and the Return of Raymond") / The Old Man (segment "Love and the Uncoupled Couple")
- Love and the Clinic/Love and the Perfect Wedding/Love and the President/Love and the Return of Raymond (1972) ... Mr. Pomfrit (segment "Love and the Return of Raymond")
- Love and the Safely Married Man/Love and the Uncoupled Couple/Love and the Many Married Couple (1970) ... The Old Man (segment "Love and the Uncoupled Couple")
 1973 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
Mr. Robertson
- Lucy and Joan Rivers Do Jury Duty (1973) ... Mr. Robertson
 1973 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
Mr. Malloy
- Home Sweet Home for the Aged (1973) ... Mr. Malloy
 1973 The New Temperatures Rising Show (TV Series)
Mr. Peabody
- Panic in the Sheets (1973) ... Mr. Peabody
 1973 The Brady Bunch (TV Series)
Jethroe Collins
- Bobby's Hero (1973) ... Jethroe Collins
 1972 Now You See Him, Now You Don't
Mr. Reed (uncredited)
 1971 Skin Game
Liveryman in Fair Shake (uncredited)
 1971 The Funny Side (TV Series)
Elderly Husband
 1971 Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series)
Jeweler
- Never Trust an Honest Man (1971) ... Jeweler
 1971 O'Hara, U.S. Treasury (TV Series)
Len Clancy
- O'Hara, U.S. Treasury (1971) ... Len Clancy
 1971 Mayberry R.F.D. (TV Series)
Benson
- Goober, the Hero (1971) ... Benson
 1966-1971 Bewitched (TV Series)
Guru / Mailman / Old Man
- The Return of Darrin the Bold (1971) ... Guru
- Toys in Babeland (1967) ... Mailman
- I'd Rather Twitch Than Fight (1966) ... Old Man
 1971 Mary Tyler Moore (TV Series)
Old Man
- Second Story Story (1971) ... Old Man
 1971 The New Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Mr. Ormstead
- Glen Campbell Visits (1971) ... Mr. Ormstead
 1970 The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again (TV Movie)
Best Man
 1970 Nanny and the Professor (TV Series)
Havermyer
- The Great Broadcast of 1936 (1970) ... Havermyer
 1970 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Mr. Truscott
- Epidemic (1970) ... Mr. Truscott
 1970 The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (TV Series)
Mr. Homer
- Pardon My Ghost (1970) ... Mr. Homer
 1962-1970 My Three Sons (TV Series)
Old Man / Elderly Man / Potts / ...
- You Can't Go Home (1970) ... Old Man
- Fly Away Home (1966) ... Elderly Man
- Tramp and the Prince (1965) ... Potts
- The Kibitzers (1962) ... Max
 1970 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series)
Mr. Palermo
- If I Can't Sing, I'll Listen (1970) ... Mr. Palermo
 1970 Tiger by the Tail
Tom Dugger
 1969 A Time for Dying
Ed
 1969 The Good Guys (TV Series)
Kiley
- A Chimp Named Sam (1969) ... Kiley
 1969 The Over-the-Hill Gang (TV Movie)
Old Man
 1969 Hail, Hero!
Old Man #2
 1965-1969 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Pop, the Stage Door Guard
- The Further Adventures of Gallegher: A Case of Murder (1965) ... Pop, the Stage Door Guard (uncredited)
 1969 The Great Bank Robbery
Glazier (uncredited)
 1969 The Witchmaker
Boatman
 1967-1969 Dragnet 1967 (TV Series)
Calvin Lampe / Charles Augustus William Smith / Fred Gregory
- Homicide: DR-22 (1969) ... Calvin Lampe
- The Senior Citizen (1967) ... Charles Augustus William Smith
- The Bank Examiner Swindle (1967) ... Fred Gregory
 1968 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Uncle Finney
- Uncle Finney (1968) ... Uncle Finney
 1968 The Shakiest Gun in the West
Old Artimus (uncredited)
 1968 Speedway
Janitor at Coffee Shop (uncredited)
 1967-1968 Cimarron Strip (TV Series)
Old Man Peters / Mr. Ruckles
- Big Jessie (1968) ... Old Man Peters
- The Deputy (1967) ... Mr. Ruckles
 1965-1968 The Virginian (TV Series)
Pops / Jebb Finney
- The Gentle Tamers (1968) ... Pops
- Farewell to Honesty (1965) ... Jebb Finney
 1968 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series)
Mr. Ferguson
 1967 The Monkees (TV Series)
Butler / Kimba
- The Christmas Show (1967) ... Butler
- Monkees Marooned (1967) ... Kimba
 1967 CBS Playhouse (TV Series)
Cullum
- Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night (1967) ... Cullum (uncredited)
 1967 The Reluctant Astronaut
Ned (uncredited)
 1967 The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin
Townsman (uncredited)
 1967 The Lucy Show (TV Series)
Old Uncle Joe
- Lucy Puts Main Street on the Map (1967) ... Old Uncle Joe
- Main Street U.S.A. (1967) ... Old Uncle Joe
 1967 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Jan Streich
- The Moulin Ruse Affair (1967) ... Jan Streich
 1961-1966 Bonanza (TV Series)
Old Man / Jake Smith / Mashburn / ...
- A Real Nice, Friendly Little Town (1966) ... Old Man
- The Meredith Smith (1965) ... Jake Smith
- The Saga of Whizzer McGee (1963) ... Mashburn (as Bert Mustin)
- The Many Faces of Gideon Flinch (1961) ... Burt Lucas
 1966 Pistols 'n' Petticoats (TV Series)
Oldtimer
- Cards Anyone (1966) ... Oldtimer
 1966 Batman (TV Series)
Old MacDonald
- The Yegg Foes in Gotham (1966) ... Old MacDonald
 1960-1966 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Jud Fletcher / Jud / Judd / ...
- The Lodge (1966) ... Jud
- The Return of Barney Fife (1966) ... Mr. Crowley
- Opie's Newspaper (1965) ... Sam Benson
 1966 Run Buddy Run (TV Series)
 1966 Summer Fun (TV Series)
Flint
- Pirates of Flounder Bay (1966) ... Flint
 1966 Camp Runamuck (TV Series)
Mahoney
- Senior Citizens (1966) ... Mahoney
 1966 Get Smart (TV Series)
Agent #8
- Dear Diary (1966) ... Agent #8
 1966 The Ghost and Mr. Chicken
Mr. Deligondo (uncredited)
 1966 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Drunken church-goer
- Strangers at the Door (1966) ... Drunken church-goer
 1962-1965 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Mr. Parker
 1965 Hank (TV Series)
Pete
- Candidate (1965) ... Pete
 1965 The Cincinnati Kid
Old Man in Pool Hall (uncredited)
 1965 Cat Ballou
Accuser
 1964-1965 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series)
Humphrey - Chauffeur
- Jed and the Countess (1965) ... Humphrey - Chauffeur
- Another Neighbor (1964) ... Humphrey - Chauffeur
 1964-1965 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Ed
- Jack Has a Sick Alligator (1964) ... Ed
 1965 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Charley
 1965 The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series)
Art Frisbee
- The Weed City Story (1965) ... Art Frisbee
 1965 Mickey (TV Series)
Carruthers
- Be My Guest (1965) ... Carruthers
 1964 Sex and the Single Girl
Harvey (uncredited)
 1962-1964 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Dibbedee / Mr. Franklin / Old Man
- The Last Leaves on the Tree (1964) ... Dibbedee
- Why Won't Anybody Listen? (1964) ... Mr. Franklin
- The Witch Doctor (1962) ... Old Man (uncredited)
 1964 The Killers
Elderly Man
 1964 What a Way to Go!
Crawleyville Lawyer (uncredited)
 1963-1964 The New Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
Magruder / Mr. Furguson
- Moonlight and Dozes (1964) ... Magruder
- Harry, the Good Neighbor (1964) ... Mr. Furguson
- Who Do Voodoo? Harry Do! (1963) ... Magruder
 1964 Destry (TV Series)
Reverend Simpson
- Blood Brother-in-Law (1964) ... Reverend Simpson
 1964 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Dr. Ames
- The Guests (1964) ... Dr. Ames (uncredited)
 1964 The Judy Garland Show (TV Series)
The Butler
- Episode #1.18 (1964) ... The Butler
 1964 The Misadventures of Merlin Jones
Bailiff (uncredited)
 1964 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Max
- The Jed Whitmore Story (1964) ... Max
 1963 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Mr. Bell / Jury Foreman
- Nothing Ever Happens in Linvale (1963) ... Mr. Bell
- The Star Juror (1963) ... Jury Foreman (uncredited)
 1963 The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series)
Donald Parker
- Very Old Shoes, Very Old Rice (1963) ... Donald Parker
 1963 Twilight of Honor
Court Clerk (uncredited)
 1963 The Thrill of It All
Fraleigh Butler
 1960-1963 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV Series)
Justice of the Peace / Shorty Eggleston / Jethro R. Wiggins J.P. / ...
- The Rice and Old Shoes Caper (1963) ... Justice of the Peace
- Where Is Thy Sting? (1962) ... Shorty Eggleston
- That's Show Biz (1960) ... School Board Member
 1963 Son of Flubber
1st Bailiff (uncredited)
 1962 Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man
Old Soldier (uncredited)
 1962 Shannon (TV Series)
Mr. Munday
- The Medal (1962) ... Mr. Munday
 1961-1962 Ichabod and Me (TV Series)
Olaf
- Ichabod's Romance (1961) ... Olaf
 1962 All Fall Down
Second Tramp (uncredited)
 1960-1962 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Carlson / Old Man
- Kick the Can (1962) ... Carlson
- The Night of the Meek (1960) ... Old Man
 1962 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Kibitzer
- Mr. Bailey's Honeymoon (1962) ... Kibitzer
 1961 Bus Stop (TV Series)
Creepy
- The Man from Bootstrap (1961) ... Creepy
 1961 Thriller (TV Series)
The Redcap
- A Third for Pinochle (1961) ... The Redcap
 1959-1961 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Old Man / Cab Driver
- Down the Drain (1961) ... Old Man
- The Rifle (1959) ... Cab Driver
 1961 Snow White and the Three Stooges
Farmer (uncredited)
 1961 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Old man playing darts
- The Landlady (1961) ... Old man playing darts
 1960 Surfside 6 (TV Series)
Student
- The Clown (1960) ... Student
 1959-1960 The Texan (TV Series)
Pop Evans / Old Timer / Hotel Clerk
- 24 Hours to Live (1960) ... Pop Evans
- The Nomad (1960) ... Old Timer
- No Place to Stop (1959) ... Hotel Clerk
 1960 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Old Farmer with Shotgun (uncredited)
 1960 The Dennis O'Keefe Show (TV Series)
Grandpa Clayhipple
- June Thursday (1960) ... Grandpa Clayhipple (as Bert Mustin)
 1955-1960 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Burt / Wilson / Mr. Runciman
- Adam's Apples (1960) ... Burt
- Aftermath (1960) ... Wilson
- Let It Rain (1955) ... Mr. Runciman
 1960 Home from the Hill
Gas Station Attendant (uncredited)
 1960 Overland Trail (TV Series)
Len Mullen
- The High Bridge (1960) ... Len Mullen
 1960 Mr. Lucky (TV Series)
Uncle Billy
- The Leadville Kid Gang (1960) ... Uncle Billy
 1959 The FBI Story
Uncle Fudd Schneider (uncredited)
 1959 Tombstone Territory (TV Series)
Lucky Jack Oliver
- The Black Diamond (1959) ... Lucky Jack Oliver
 1959 Mackenzie's Raiders (TV Series)
Mr. Devin
- The Court Martial of Trooper Davis (1959) ... Mr. Devin
 1958 Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys!
Milton Evans, Town Meeting Chairman (uncredited)
 1958 Cimarron City (TV Series)
Burt Tooker
- I, the People (1958) ... Burt Tooker (uncredited)
 1958 Maverick (TV Series)
Henry
 1958 The Sheepman
Man on Stairs (uncredited)
 1958 The Restless Gun (TV Series)
Old Timer
- A Pressing Engagement (1958) ... Old Timer
 1957-1958 Date with the Angels (TV Series)
Mr. Finley / Father Finley
- Santa's Helper (1957) ... Mr. Finley
- No-Risk Policy (1957) ... Mr. Finley
- Catered Party (1957) ... Mr. Finley
 1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
- The Last Man (1958)
 1957 Raintree County
Old Gent with 'Flash' (uncredited)
 1956-1957 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Jake / Mr. Turtle / Uncle
- The Black Angel (1957) ... Jake
- Sting in the Tail (1956) ... Mr. Turtle
- Here Comes the Groom (1956) ... Uncle
 1956-1957 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Mr. Tate / Jack Ruggles
- Married to a Stranger (1957) ... Mr. Tate
- Kristi (1956) ... Jack Ruggles
 1957 Studio 57 (TV Series)
- The Big Leap (1957)
 1957 State Trooper (TV Series)
Okra John
- Room Service for 321 (1957) ... Okra John
 1956 Crusader (TV Series)
Gorman
- The Girl Across the Hall (1956) ... Gorman
 1956 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Josh
 1956 Science Fiction Theatre (TV Series)
Mr. Stevenson
- Brain Unlimited (1956) ... Mr. Stevenson
 1956 These Wilder Years
Old Man (uncredited)
 1956 Storm Center
Carl (uncredited)
 1956 Edge of Hell
Mr. Morrison
 1956 Great Day in the Morning
Doctor (uncredited)
 1956 It's a Great Life (TV Series)
Justice of the Peace
- Bachelor Party (1956) ... Justice of the Peace
 1952-1955 Our Miss Brooks (TV Series)
Grandfather Munsey / Safari O'Toole / Gus Geary / ...
- Mad Man Munsey (1955) ... Grandfather Munsey
- Safari O'Toole (1955) ... Safari O'Toole
- The Festival (1953) ... Gus Geary
 1955 Man with the Gun
Hotel desk clerk (uncredited)
 1955 Tales of the Texas Rangers (TV Series)
Ned Watkins
- Home in San Antone (1955) ... Ned Watkins
 1955 The Return of Jack Slade
Gunsmith (uncredited)
 1955 The Desperate Hours
Carl - Night Watchman (uncredited)
 1955 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (TV Series)
Jameson Penrose
- The Legacy of Sean O'Hara (1955) ... Jameson Penrose
 1955 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Caretaker
- No Place to Live (1955) ... Caretaker
 1955 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Stage Driver
- Heritage of Treason (1955) ... Stage Driver
 1955 Prince of Players
Miner (uncredited)
 1954 The Lone Wolf (TV Series)
George Bracken / Cooch Jeffords
- The Carlsbad Big Lie Story ... Cooch Jeffords
 1954 Treasury Men in Action (TV Series)
Mr. Summers
- The Case of the Broken Bond (1954) ... Mr. Summers
 1954 Day of Triumph
Man in the City (uncredited)
 1954 Father Knows Best (TV Series)
Old Man
- Grandpa Jim's Rejuvenation (1954) ... Old Man
 1954 Dragnet (TV Series)
 1954 Public Defender (TV Series)
Otis / Pop
- The Arsonist (1954) ... Otis
- The Clown (1954) ... Pop
 1954 Silver Lode
Spectator at Oration (uncredited)
 1954 Executive Suite
Sam Teal (uncredited)
 1954 Witness to Murder
Building Night Watchman at End (uncredited)
 1954 Gypsy Colt
Charlie (uncredited)
 1954 She Couldn't Say No
Amos (uncredited)
 1954 Mayor of the Town (TV Series)
George
- The Mayor Plays Cupid (1954) ... George
 1953 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Grandpa / Mr. Tompkins
- The One That Got Away (1953) ... Grandpa
- The Mirror (1953) ... Mr. Tompkins
 1953 A Lion Is in the Streets
Swift (uncredited)
 1953 The Moonlighter
Turnkey (uncredited)
 1953 Vicki
Bellboy (uncredited)
 1953 Half a Hero
Granddad Radwell (uncredited)
 1953 The Abbott and Costello Show (TV Series)
Deaf Old Man
- Little Old Lady (1953) ... Deaf Old Man (uncredited)
 1953 One Girl's Confession
Gardener
 1953 The Stu Erwin Show (TV Series)
Uncle Lucious Erwin
- In the Shade of the Old Family Tree (1953) ... Uncle Lucious Erwin
 1953 The Silver Whip
Uncle Ben Nunan (uncredited)
 1952 The Lusty Men
Jeremiah Watrus
 1952 Just Across the Street
Ed Simmons
 1952 The Sellout
Elk M. Ludens
 1952 Talk About a Stranger
Mr. Nicely the Jewler (uncredited)
 1951 The Adventures of Kit Carson (TV Series)
Dave Lowery
- Fury at Red Gulch (1951) ... Dave Lowery
 1951 Detective Story
Willie - Janitor (uncredited)
 1951 The Last Outpost
Marshal (uncredited)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Self (2 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

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