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Hayden Rorke (1910–1987)


Hayden Rorke was best known as the ever suspicious "Dr. Alfred E. Bellows" on the 1960s TV series, I Dream of Jeannie (1965). Born in Brooklyn, New York, Rorke was educated at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, and he began his stage career in the 1930s with the Hampden Theatrical Company. A veteran of numerous Broadway shows, he made his film... See full bio »

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 1983 Lottery! (TV Series)
 1978 Suddenly, Love (TV Movie)
Mr. Webster
 1977 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Mr. Humbertson
- Lost and Found/The Understudy/Married Singles (1977) ... Mr. Humbertson
 1976 Wonder Woman (TV Series)
Professor Warren
- The Pluto File (1976) ... Professor Warren
 1976 Arthur Hailey's the Moneychangers (TV Mini-Series)
Lewis Dorsey
 1976 Once an Eagle (TV Mini-Series)
Paul Sinclair
 1975-1976 Police Woman (TV Series)
Cromwell / Judge Bruce
- The Trick Book (1976) ... Cromwell
- The Purge (1975) ... Judge Bruce
 1975 Ellery Queen (TV Series)
Marcus Brady
- The Adventure of Veronica's Veils (1975) ... Marcus Brady
 1975 The Lives of Jenny Dolan (TV Movie)
Colonel Wilde
 1975 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Senator Daniel Knox
- The Deadly Conspiracy: Part 2 (1975) ... Senator Daniel Knox
 1975 Cannon (TV Series)
Senator Daniel Knox
- The Deadly Conspiracy (1975) ... Senator Daniel Knox
 1975 The Legend of Lizzie Borden (TV Movie)
Julien Ralph
 1974 Petrocelli (TV Series)
Arnold Cole
- Counterploy (1974) ... Arnold Cole
 1974 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
Randolph
- The Ghost of Buzz Stevens (1974) ... Randolph
 1974 Mannix (TV Series)
Dr. Jarrud
- Rage to Kill (1974) ... Dr. Jarrud
 1972 Circle of Fear (TV Series)
Newsman
- The Dead We Leave Behind (1972) ... Newsman (unconfirmed)
 1971 The Barefoot Executive
Clifford
 1971 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
Judge Gibson
- Lucy and the Raffle (1971) ... Judge Gibson
 1968 The Outcasts (TV Series)
Dr. Ellis
- The Man from Bennington (1968) ... Dr. Ellis
 1961-1965 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Bishop / Dr. Whalen / Dr. Norman F. Hackett / ...
- Aftermath (1965) ... Bishop
- Hour of Decision (1965) ... Bishop
- A Little Child Shall Lead (1965) ... Bishop
- Welcome Home, Dear Anna (1965) ... Bishop
- Wives and Losers (1965) ... Bishop
 1965 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
A.J. Considine
- The Taylors in Hollywood (1965) ... A.J. Considine
 1964-1965 No Time for Sergeants (TV Series)
Colonel Farnsworth / Col. Farnsworth
- The Velvet Wiggle (1965) ... Colonel Farnsworth
- How Now, Brown Cow (1965) ... Col. Farnsworth
- Too Many Stockdales (1965) ... Colonel Farnsworth
- O Krupnick, My Krupnick (1964) ... Col. Farnsworth
 1964 The Night Walker
Howard Trent
 1964 Youngblood Hawke
Mr. Givney
 1964 I'd Rather Be Rich
MacDougall
 1964 A House Is Not a Home
Bill Cameron
 1964 The Unsinkable Molly Brown
Malcolm Broderick
 1964 Petticoat Junction (TV Series)
H.J. Grant
- A Millionaire for Kate (1964) ... H.J. Grant
 1963 Temple Houston (TV Series)
Pinkley
- Letter of the Law (1963) ... Pinkley
 1963 The Thrill of It All
Billings
 1963 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series)
Wilkins
- Jethro's Friend (1963) ... Wilkins
 1963 Spencer's Mountain
Colonel Coleman
 1963 The Dakotas (TV Series)
Glen Masters
- Reformation at Big Nose Butte (1963) ... Glen Masters
 1963 The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (TV Series)
Professor
- Publicity for the Fraternity (1963) ... Professor
 1960-1963 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Gage McKinney / Walter Caffrey / Jay Holbrook #1
- The Case of the Surplus Suitor (1963) ... Gage McKinney
- The Case of the Violent Vest (1961) ... Walter Caffrey
- The Case of the Flighty Father (1960) ... Jay Holbrook #1
 1962 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series)
Joe McVey
- The Baby Buggy (1962) ... Joe McVey
 1962 Saints and Sinners (TV Series)
Conrad Price
- Source of Information (1962) ... Conrad Price
 1962 Ernestine (TV Movie)
 1961-1962 Target: The Corruptors (TV Series)
Smith
- License to Steal (1962)
- Silent Partner (1961) ... Smith
 1961-1962 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Sgt. Van Der Meer
- Police Station Show (1962) ... Sgt. Van Der Meer
 1962 Bonanza (TV Series)
Horace Banning
- The Lady from Baltimore (1962) ... Horace Banning
 1962 Bronco (TV Series)
Matt Wigram
- Beginner's Luck (1962) ... Matt Wigram
 1961 Mister Ed (TV Series)
Mr. Beverly Cavell
- Ed the Redecorator (1961) ... Mr. Beverly Cavell
 1961 Back Street
Charley Claypole
 1961 Tammy Tell Me True
Joshua Welling
 1961 Coronado 9 (TV Series)
Theodore 'Ted' Garth
- They Met in Honolulu (1961) ... Theodore 'Ted' Garth
 1961 Parrish
Tom Weldon
 1961 Thriller (TV Series)
Dr. Frank
- The Devil's Ticket (1961) ... Dr. Frank
 1961 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Mark Eustis
- I Know It's Murder (1961) ... Mark Eustis
 1961 Harrigan and Son (TV Series)
Bruce Langley
- The Magnificent Borough (1961) ... Bruce Langley
 1961 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Sykes
- A Penny for Your Thoughts (1961) ... Sykes
 1961 Dante (TV Series)
Alvin Boyer
- Don't Come On'a My House (1961) ... Alvin Boyer
 1960 Riverboat (TV Series)
Ferdinand Maret
- No Bridge on the River (1960) ... Ferdinand Maret
 1960 Midnight Lace
Dr. Garver
 1960 I Aim at the Stars
U.S. Army Major
 1960 Tales of the Vikings (TV Series)
Tomar / Merlak
- The Barbarian (1960) ... Tomar
- The Shield (1960) ... Merlak
 1959 Pillow Talk
Mr. Conrad
 1959 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series)
Frank Judson
- Rough Cut (1959) ... Frank Judson
 1959 Markham (TV Series)
Metcalfe
- Paris Encounter (1959) ... Metcalfe
 1959 The George Burns Show (TV Series)
Producer Jessup
- Breaking Up the Team (1959) ... Producer Jessup
 1959 A Stranger in My Arms
Marcus Beasley
 1959 Steve Canyon (TV Series)
Senator Smith
- The Search (1959) ... Senator Smith
 1958 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Mr. Cavanaugh
- Clem, the Interior Decorator (1958) ... Mr. Cavanaugh
 1958 The Restless Years
Mr. Booth
 1958 The Thin Man (TV Series)
Tyson
- Scene of the Crime (1958) ... Tyson
 1958 This Happy Feeling
Mr. Booth
 1957-1958 Mr. Adams and Eve (TV Series)
Steve
- Backwash (1958) ... Steve
- Come on to Mar's House (1958) ... Steve
- Me, the Jury (1958) ... Steve
- Jungle Madness (1958) ... Steve
- The Producers (1957) ... Steve
 1957 Tip on a Dead Jockey
J.R. Nichols
 1957 Broken Arrow (TV Series)
Col. Lanson
- Attack on Fort Grant (1957) ... Col. Lanson
 1955-1957 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
Dr. Craegmoor / Alfred Tyler Griffin / Mr. Howard
- The Aptitude Test (1957) ... Dr. Craegmoor
- The Right People (1956) ... Alfred Tyler Griffin
- George Becomes a Dictator (1955) ... Mr. Howard
 1952-1957 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
John Whitlock / Brian Levering / Albert Cook / ...
- The Night They Won the Oscar (1956) ... Brian Levering
- Dara (1956) ... Albert Cook
- Christmas Guest (1955)
 1956 West Point (TV Series)
Mr. Gridgeman
- The Right to Choose (1956) ... Mr. Gridgeman
 1953-1956 You Are There (TV Series)
American / Bud Wilson / Newscaster
- Pearl Harbor (December 7, 1941) (1953) ... Newscaster
 1956 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Major George Early
- The Long Winter (1956) ... Major George Early
 1956 Climax! (TV Series)
- The Garsten Case (1956)
 1952-1956 Big Town (TV Series)
Andy Benson
- Lynch Law (1953) ... Andy Benson
- Moss Rose (1952)
 1955-1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Van Fleet / Whitney Bowers
- The Night of January Sixteenth (1956) ... Van Fleet
- The Two Dollar Bettor (1955) ... Whitney Bowers
 1955-1956 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series)
Collier / Lawyer
- A Ticket for Thaddeus (1956) ... Collier
- Meet the Governor (1955) ... Lawyer
 1956 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Burt Costello
- The Story of Jane Costello (1956) ... Burt Costello
 1956 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Mr. Bolton
- That's the Man! (1956) ... Mr. Bolton
 1956 Casablanca (TV Series)
Henderson
- Siren Song (1956) ... Henderson
 1953-1956 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
Lynn Johnson / Bruce
- Father Hoppe (1956) ... Lynn Johnson
- The Mirror (1953) ... Bruce
 1955 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
- Technique (1955)
 1955 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
 1955 Frontier (TV Series)
 1955 All That Heaven Allows
Dr. Dan Hennessy
 1955 Soldiers of Fortune (TV Series)
Dr. G. Grayson
- Last Days of Dolores (1955) ... Dr. G. Grayson
 1955 The Whistler (TV Series)
Radigan
- Trigger Man (1955) ... Radigan
 1955 The Man Behind the Badge (TV Series)
Dep. State Fire Marshal Germain
- The Case of the Unwelcome Stranger (1955) ... Dep. State Fire Marshal Germain
 1955 The Eternal Sea
Capt. William Buracker
 1953-1955 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Loner (1955)
 1955 The Star and the Story (TV Series)
- The Round Dozen (1955)
 1954-1955 City Detective (TV Series)
Bender / Galloway / Webb
- Hearts and Flowers (1955) ... Bender
- The Perfect Disguise (1955) ... Galloway
- Private Mouthpiece (1954) ... Webb
 1953-1955 Cavalcade of America (TV Series)
 1954 Shower of Stars (TV Series)
- Premiere Show (1954)
 1954 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
 1952-1954 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Tobin / Gerry Warren
- The Whole Truth (1954) ... Tobin
- We'll Never Have a Nickel (1953) ... Gerry Warren
 1953-1954 Four Star Playhouse (TV Series)
Dr. Lawrence / Doctor
- The Doctor and the Countess (1954) ... Dr. Lawrence
- Moorings (1953) ... Doctor
 1954 Lucky Me
Tommy Arthur
 1952-1953 Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Tom, Clark's Doctor / Phony Armored Car Guard
- The Face and the Voice (1953) ... Tom, Clark's Doctor (uncredited)
 1953 The Revlon Mirror Theater (TV Series)
John King
- Equal Justice (1953) ... John King
 1953 Chevron Theatre (TV Series)
- Faith (1953)
 1953 The Robe
Caluus - Slave Auction Bidder (uncredited)
 1953 Project Moon Base
Gen. 'Pappy' Greene
 1952-1953 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Professor Craig Gordon / Arne Mason
- The Perfect Crime (1953) ... Professor Craig Gordon
- Word of Honor (1952) ... Arne Mason
 1953 South Sea Woman
Prosecution Lt. Fears
 1953 The Girl Next Door
Henry Fields
 1953 Mr. & Mrs. North (TV Series)
Bruce Rennie
- Hot Mink (1953) ... Bruce Rennie
 1953 Confidentially Connie
Prof. Simmons
 1953 The Stars Are Singing
Congressman Nolte (uncredited)
 1953 The Story of Three Loves
Mr. Thomas Clayton Campbell, Sr. (segment "Mademoiselle") (uncredited)
 1953 Rogue's March
Maj. Fallow
 1952 Above and Beyond
Dr. Ramsey
 1952 Biff Baker, U.S.A. (TV Series)
The Inspector's Aide
- London Incident (1952) ... The Inspector's Aide
 1952 Rebound (TV Series)
Dr. Paul Raines
- The Good Turn (1952) ... Dr. Paul Raines
 1952 Sky King (TV Series)
Rudolph Mizner
- Formula for Fear (1952) ... Rudolph Mizner
 1952 Skirts Ahoy!
Doctor
 1952 Wild Stallion
Maj. Cullen
 1952 I Love Lucy (TV Series)
Tom O'Brien
- New Neighbors (1952) ... Tom O'Brien
 1952 Room for One More
The Doctor (scenes deleted)
 1951 Starlift
Chaplain
 1951 An American in Paris
Tommy Baldwin (uncredited)
 1951 The Law and the Lady
Tracy Collans
 1951 Father's Little Dividend
Dr. Andrew Nordell
 1951 Inside Straight
Carlson
 1951 Double Crossbones
Malcolm Giles
 1950 The Magnificent Yankee
Graham (uncredited)
 1950 Kim
Major Ainsley (uncredited)
 1949 Sword in the Desert
Capt. Beaumont
 1949 Rope of Sand
Ingram
 1949 Lust for Gold
Floyd Buckley (uncredited)
 1943 This Is the Army
Soldier / Stage Manager (uncredited)
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Stage Play: The Philadelphia Story. Comedy. Written by Philip Barry. Directed by Robert B. Sinclair. Directed by Robert B. Sinclair. Shubert Theatre: 28 Mar 1939- 30 Mar 1940 (417 performances). Cast: Vera Allen, Lorraine Bate, Shirley Booth (as "Elizabeth Imbrie"), Owen Coll (as "Thomas"), Joseph Cotten, Frank Fenton, Philip Foster, Van ... See more »

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Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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In 2011, Rorke's I Dream of Jeannie (1965) costar Barbara Eden gave an interview to "TV Guide" magazine in which she revealed that Rorke was gay and had a longtime romantic partner. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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