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Alex Nicol (I) (1916–2001)


A regular "good guy" and "bad guy" presence in sagebrush sagas and two-fisted film action during the early 1950s, brawny, blond-haired Alexander Livingston Nicol Jr. was born in 1916 in Ossining, New York, the son of a prison warden there at Sing Sing, and his wife, the matron of a detention center. Alex developed an early interest in acting and ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Screaming Skull
(1958)
The Man from Laramie
The Man from Laramie Dave Waggoman
(1955)
Strategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Ike Knowland
(1955)
Heat Wave
Heat Wave Mark Kendrick
(1954)

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 1976 Ape
Col. Davis
 1973 The Clones
Secretary of HEW
 1971 The Night God Screamed
Willis Pierce
 1970 Homer
Mr. Harry Edwards
 1968 Manila, Open City
Colonel Bergen
 1964 Relevo para un pistolero
Relámpago Harris
 1964 Cavalca e uccidi
Brandy
 1964 Gunfighters of Casa Grande
Joe Daylight
 1962 The Savage Guns
Danny Pose
 1961 Three Came Back
Sam McLease
 1961 A Matter of WHO
Kennedy
 1961 Look in Any Window
Jay Fowler
 1960 Everybody Go Home!
Dan Al Toback
 1960 Via Margutta
Bill Rogers
 1960 Under Ten Flags
Knoche
 1960 5 Branded Women
Svenko
 1957 A Stranger in Town
John Madison
 1956 Great Day in the Morning
Captain Stephen Kirby
 1955 Sincerely Yours
Howard Ferguson
 1955 Strategic Air Command
Ike Knowland
 1955 The Man from Laramie
Dave Waggoman
 1955 The Gilded Cage
Steve Anderson
 1954 Dawn at Socorro
Jimmy Rapp
 1954 About Mrs. Leslie
Lan McKay
 1954 Heat Wave
Mark Kendrick
 1954 The Black Glove
James Bradley
 1953 Champ for a Day
George Wilson
 1953 Law and Order
Lute Johnson
 1953 The Lone Hand
Jonah Varden
 1952 Because of You
Mike Monroe
 1952 Red Ball Express
Sgt. Red Kallek
 1952 Here Come the Nelsons
Photo of Sportcoat Model in Newspaper (uncredited)
 1951 Meet Danny Wilson
Michael Francis
 1951 The Raging Tide
Carl Linder
 1951 Air Cadet
Joe Czanoczek
 1951 Target Unknown
Sgt. Al Mitchell
 1951 Tomahawk
Lt. Rob Dancy
 1950 The Sleeping City
Dr. Steve Anderson
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(January 7 to 14, 1957) He played Brick in Tennessee Williams' play, "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," in a Playwrights Company production at the Hanna Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio with Marjorie Steele (Maggie); Thomas Gomez (Big Daddy); Maxwell Glanville; Musa Williams; Madeleine Sherwood; John Anderson; Mary Bell; Gerri Hollis; Jeffrey ... See more »

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Personal Quote:

I went to the front office at Universal and asked to be released from my contract. They thought I was crazy. But I thought, "If this is my big break, then I'm not going very far." AN -- after filming the movie Red Ball Express (1952) in 1952.

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Children: sons Alexander L. Nicol III and Eric; daughter Lisa. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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