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Howard Petrie (1906–1968)

Howard Petrie was born on November 22, 1906 in Beverly, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954), Rage at Dawn (1955) and Bend of the River (1952). He died on March 24, 1968 in Keene, New Hampshire, USA. See full bio »

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 1960-1962 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Joseph Hooker
- A Matter of Honor (1962) ... Joseph Hooker
 1961 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV Series)
Col. McCurdy
- Like Father, Like Son, Like Trouble (1961) ... Col. McCurdy
 1961 National Velvet (TV Series)
Bjorensen
- Epidemic (1961) ... Bjorensen
 1960-1961 Rawhide (TV Series)
Hunneker / Abner Carter
- Incident of the Broken Word (1961) ... Hunneker
- Incident of the Murder Steer (1960) ... Abner Carter
 1960 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
R.W. Lockland
- A Tender Touch (1960) ... R.W. Lockland
 1960 Bronco (TV Series)
Rigby
- Apache Treasure (1960) ... Rigby
 1960 Hennesey (TV Series)
Admiral Wright
- Miss San Diego Navy (1960) ... Admiral Wright
 1960 The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV Series)
Governor Gosper
- Shoot to Kill (1960) ... Governor Gosper
- The Truth About Old Man Clanton (1960) ... Governor Gosper
 1960 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
Hugh Blaine
- Law of the Land (1960) ... Hugh Blaine
- A Grave Situation (1960) ... Hugh Blaine
- Pigeon and Hawk (1960) ... Hugh Blaine
- A Picture of Death (1960) ... Hugh Blaine
 1958-1960 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Carl Gorman / Ben Parker
- The Case of the Ill-Fated Faker (1960) ... Carl Gorman
- The Case of the Half-Wakened Wife (1958) ... Ben Parker
 1960 Johnny Ringo (TV Series)
Ed Blanchard
- The Gunslinger (1960) ... Ed Blanchard
 1960 Mr. Lucky (TV Series)
John Dort
- Cold Deck (1960) ... John Dort
 1956-1960 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Killegrew / Kroll
- Killer Instinct (1960) ... Killegrew
- You Only Run Once (1956) ... Kroll
 1960 Tombstone Territory (TV Series)
Gabe Fawcett
- Holcomb Brothers (1960) ... Gabe Fawcett
 1960 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Jack Foster
- The Lady on the Wall (1960) ... Jack Foster
 1960 M Squad (TV Series)
Patrick - Heist Team Boss
- The Man Who Lost His Brain (1960) ... Patrick - Heist Team Boss
 1959-1960 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Sam Pryor / Sheriff Akers
- Angela (1960) ... Sam Pryor
- No Trail Back (1959) ... Sheriff Akers
 1960 Shotgun Slade (TV Series)
Maj. Kennedy
- Major Trouble (1960) ... Maj. Kennedy
 1959 Father Knows Best (TV Series)
Carlson
- Good Joke on Mom (1959) ... Carlson
 1959 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series)
Abbott
- The Crossing (1959) ... Abbott
 1959 Colt .45 (TV Series)
John Porter
- Tar and Feathers (1959) ... John Porter
 1959 Maverick (TV Series)
Mike Burke
- The Lass with the Poisonous Air (1959) ... Mike Burke
 1959 Lawman (TV Series)
Hal Mead
- The Hunch (1959) ... Hal Mead
 1959 Bonanza (TV Series)
Major Ormsby
- The Paiute War (1959) ... Major Ormsby
 1958 Alcoa Theatre (TV Series)
Lieutenant Gifford
- Most Likely to Succeed (1958) ... Lieutenant Gifford
 1958 The Californians (TV Series)
Stryker
- Pipeline (1958) ... Stryker
 1956-1958 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Burt Wrangel / Sheriff Ray Barnes
- Wagon-Tongue North (1958) ... Burt Wrangel
- The Bounty Killers (1956) ... Sheriff Ray Barnes
 1958 Man Without a Gun (TV Series)
Crane
- High Iron (1958) ... Crane
 1957 Casey Jones (TV Series)
George Newsome
- Dark Rider (1957) ... George Newsome
 1957 The Tin Star
Mayor Harvey King
 1957 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
Mr. Bigby
- Bilko's Televison Idea (1957) ... Mr. Bigby
 1957 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Chief Scoutmaster
- The Bad Apple (1957) ... Chief Scoutmaster
 1957 Broken Arrow (TV Series)
Sam Carson
- Apache Dowry (1957) ... Sam Carson
 1956 Johnny Concho
Joe Helguson, Blacksmith
 1956 A Kiss Before Dying
Howard Chesser, Chief of Police
 1955-1956 Crossroads (TV Series)
Don Rosen / Matt Ridge
- The Rabbi Davis Story (1956) ... Don Rosen
- Cleanup (1955) ... Matt Ridge
 1956 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Otto Zimerman (1964-1965)
 1956 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Brant
- Yorky (1956) ... Brant
 1956 Chevron Hall of Stars (TV Series)
Russell
- Family Affair (1956) ... Russell
 1955 Big Town (TV Series)
Harvey Bannock
- Sunday Editor (1955)
- The Blood Profiteer (1955) ... Harvey Bannock
 1955 The Return of Jack Slade
Joseph Ryan
 1955 How to Be Very, Very Popular
Desk Sergeant
 1955 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Baker
- Appointment with Destiny (1955) ... Baker
 1955 Rage at Dawn
Lattimore, Prosecuting Attorney
 1955 Soldiers of Fortune (TV Series)
Harry Stauffer
- The Greatest Beast (1955) ... Harry Stauffer
 1955 Timberjack
'Axe-Handle' Ole, a Brunner Henchman
 1954 Sign of the Pagan
Gundahar
 1954 The Bob Mathias Story
Dr. Charles Mathias
 1954 Waterfront (TV Series)
Hugh Perry
- Cap'n John's Dilemma (1954) ... Hugh Perry
 1954 The Bounty Hunter
Sheriff Brand
 1954 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Pete Perkins
 1954 Border River
Newlund
 1953 The Veils of Bagdad
Karsh
 1953 Fort Ti
Maj. Rogers
 1953 Fair Wind to Java
Reeder
 1953 Trouble Along the Way
Marvin Adams (uncredited)
 1952 Pony Soldier
Insp. Frazer
 1952 Your Jeweler's Showcase (TV Series)
 1952 Woman of the North Country
Rick Barton
 1952 Red Ball Express
Maj. Gen. Lee Gordon
 1952 Carbine Williams
Sheriff
 1952 Bend of the River
Tom Hendricks
 1952 The Wild North
Mike Brody
 1951 The Racket
The Governor (uncredited)
 1951 The Golden Horde
Tugluk
 1951 Cattle Drive
Cap
 1951 No Questions Asked
Franko
 1950 Rocky Mountain
Cole Smith / California Beal
 1950 Walk Softly, Stranger
Bowen
 1950 Fancy Pants
Secret Service Man (uncredited)
 1947 The Fabulous Joe
George Baxter
 1947 The Hal Roach Comedy Carnival
George Baxter, in 'Fabulous Joe'
 1946 Screen Snapshots Series 25, No. 9: The Judy Canova Radio Show (Short documentary)
Radio Show Announcer
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6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Tall, beefy American character actor, who mainly appeared in westerns. Began as a junior radio announcer for WBZ in Boston in 1926. Promoted to head announcer for numerous NBC network shows in 1930. In films from 1947.

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