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Albert Salmi (1928–1990)


Albert Salmi was born on March 11, 1928, in Brooklyn, New York, to Finnish parents. After serving in the Army during WWII, he used the GI Bill to study at the Dramatic Workshop of the American Theater Wing and the prestigious Actors Studio. He became a stage actor, very soon landing on Broadway, where his role as Bo Decker in "Bus Stop" was his ... See full bio »

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 1989 Till We Meet Again (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1989)
- Episode #1.1 (1989)
 1989 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Richard Kester
- The Fuehrer's Children (1989) ... Richard Kester
 1989 The Young Riders (TV Series)
Bart Nickerson
- Speak No Evil (1989) ... Bart Nickerson
 1989 Breaking In
Johnny Scot, Poker Player
 1989 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
J.B. Salter
- B Men (1989) ... J.B. Salter
 1989 Billy the Kid (TV Movie)
Mr. Maxwell
 1988 Jesse (TV Movie)
Sheriff Bill Sommers
 1986 Born American
United States emissary
 1986 Dress Gray (TV Movie)
Sgt. Oliphant
 1986 Blacke's Magic (TV Series)
Barkham
- The Revenge of the Esperanza (1986) ... Barkham
 1985 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Joe Downing
- Murder Takes the Bus (1985) ... Joe Downing
 1984 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
William Thurman Wilson
- Double Bubble (1984) ... William Thurman Wilson
 1984 Fatal Vision (TV Movie)
Judge Dupree
 1984 Hard to Hold
Johnny Lawson
 1984 Best Kept Secrets (TV Movie)
Ed Dietz
 1983 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
Ted Rudolph
- The Long Christmas Eve (1983) ... Ted Rudolph
 1983 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Col. Mac Bridger
- Highland Fling (1983) ... Col. Mac Bridger
 1983 Knight Rider (TV Series)
Buck Rayburn
- Custom K.I.T.T. (1983) ... Buck Rayburn
 1983 The A-Team (TV Series)
Jonathan Fletcher
- Diamonds 'n Dust (1983) ... Jonathan Fletcher
 1983 Small & Frye (TV Series)
Scar Tongue Malone
- The Case of the Concerned Husband (1983) ... Scar Tongue Malone
 1983 Ace Crawford, Private Eye (TV Series)
Bull Bates
- Bull Bates (1983) ... Bull Bates
 1983 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Police Sgt. Donegan
- The Secret of the Chrome Eagle (1983) ... Police Sgt. Donegan
 1982-1983 Dallas (TV Series)
Gil Thurman
- Crash of '83 (1983) ... Gil Thurman
 1983 Bring 'Em Back Alive (TV Series)
Alfredo Astero
- The Shadow Women of Chung Tai (1983) ... Alfredo Astero
 1982 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Leo Rushcom
- Legionnaires: Part 1 (1982) ... Leo Rushcom
 1982 Love Child
Captain Ellis
 1982 Superstition
Inspector Sturgess
 1982 Thou Shalt Not Kill (TV Movie)
Hugh Grover
 1982 The Fall Guy (TV Series)
Sheriff Baker
- Guess Who's Coming to Town? (1982) ... Sheriff Baker
 1982 I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can
Ben Martin
 1981 Burned at the Stake
Capt. Billingham
 1981 The Guns and the Fury
Colonel Liahkov
 1981 St. Helens
Clyde Whittaker
 1980 Cloud Dancer
Ozzie Randolph
 1980 The Great Cash Giveaway Getaway (TV Movie)
Hicks
 1980 Cuba Crossing
Delgato
 1979 Undercover with the KKK (TV Movie)
Lester Mitchell
 1979 Steel
Tank
 1979 B.J. and the Bear (TV Series)
Orville Rucker
- Shine On (1979) ... Orville Rucker
 1979 Love and Bullets
Andy Minton
 1979 The Sweet Creek County War
George Breakworth
 1978 Greatest Heroes of the Bible (TV Series)
Har-Gatep
- Joseph in Egypt (1978) ... Har-Gatep
 1978 James at 16 (TV Series)
Uncle Chester
- The Gift (1978) ... Uncle Chester
 1977 Harold Robbins' 79 Park Avenue (TV Mini-Series)
Peter Markevich
 1977 Empire of the Ants
Sheriff Art Kincade
 1977 Moonshine County Express
Sheriff Larkin
 1977 Viva Knievel!
Cortland
 1965-1977 Insight (TV Series)
Leroy Archer
- Leroy (1977) ... Leroy Archer
 1977 Black Oak Conspiracy
Sheriff Grimes
 1977 Future Cop (TV Series)
Chief Ron Wheeler
- The Mad Mad Bomber (1977) ... Chief Ron Wheeler
 1974-1977 Police Story (TV Series)
Lieutenant Keasby / Harry
- The Six Foot Stretch (1977) ... Lieutenant Keasby
- A Dangerous Age (1974) ... Harry
 1977 Baretta (TV Series)
Carl Kruegar
- The Runaways (1977) ... Carl Kruegar
 1977 Hunter (TV Series)
Clark
- The Lovejoy File (1977) ... Clark
 1976 Once an Eagle (TV Mini-Series)
Sen. Bert McConnadin
 1976 Ellery Queen (TV Series)
Herbie Morrow
 1975 Great Performances (TV Series)
Horse Hallen
- Who's Happy Now? (1975) ... Horse Hallen
 1972-1974 Kung Fu (TV Series)
Reuben Branch / Shawn Mulhare / Raif
- Cry of the Night Beast (1974) ... Reuben Branch
- Nine Lives (1973) ... Shawn Mulhare
- Pilot (1972) ... Raif
 1974 Run, Joe, Run (TV Series)
Clyde Barnes
- Homecoming (1974) ... Clyde Barnes
 1974 The Legend of Earl Durand
Jack McQueen
 1974 Pigeon
Cannonball
 1974 The Take
Dolek
 1974 Night Games (TV Movie)
Pete Toley
 1974 Hec Ramsey (TV Series)
John Rhodes
- Scar Tissue (1974) ... John Rhodes
 1974 Toma (TV Series)
Max Fabian
 1973 Ironside (TV Series)
Matt / Bill Eaton
- Double-Edged Corner (1973) ... Matt
- Ollinger's Last Case (1973) ... Bill Eaton
 1973 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Vincent Buccola
- The Deadly Prize (1973) ... Vincent Buccola
 1973 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series)
- Moving Target (1973)
 1973 Winesburg, Ohio (TV Movie)
Tom Willard
 1973 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Joe Rudolph
- The House on Hyde Street (1973) ... Joe Rudolph
 1973 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Victor (segment "Love and the Vertical Romance")
- Love and the Crisis Line/Love and the Happy Family/Love and the Vertical Romance (1973) ... Victor (segment "Love and the Vertical Romance")
 1973 Female Artillery (TV Movie)
Frank Taggert
 1973 McMillan & Wife (TV Series)
Joe Marley
- No Hearts, No Flowers (1973) ... Joe Marley
 1966-1972 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Clifton Taggot / Roy Mills / 'Cowboy' Eddie Richards
- Canyon of No Return (1972) ... Clifton Taggot
- Three-Way Split (1971) ... Roy Mills
- The Plunderers (1966) ... 'Cowboy' Eddie Richards
 1960-1972 Bonanza (TV Series)
Stretch / Sheriff / Marcus Alley / ...
- Ambush at Rio Lobo (1972) ... Stretch
- Search in Limbo (1972) ... Sheriff
- The Thirteenth Man (1968) ... Marcus Alley
- Silent Thunder (1960) ... Albie
 1972 The Manhunter (TV Movie)
Rafe Augustine
 1972 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Joe Bristol (segment "The Waiting Room")
- The Waiting Room/Last Rites for a Dead Druid (1972) ... Joe Bristol (segment "The Waiting Room")
 1971 Something Big
Jonny Cobb
 1971 The Deserter
Schmidt
 1971 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Luke Halloran / Warren (mayor)
- The Showdown (1971) ... Luke Halloran / Warren (mayor)
 1971 The High Chaparral (TV Series)
White Horse / Pal Morrison
- A Man to Match the Land (1971) ... White Horse / Pal Morrison
 1966-1970 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Willis Jeeter / Ed Carstairs / Holly
- Sergeant Holly (1970) ... Willis Jeeter
- Mistaken Identity (1967) ... Ed Carstairs
- Death Watch (1966) ... Holly
 1970 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Vince Ryan
- The Payoff (1970) ... Vince Ryan
 1970 The Interns (TV Series)
Lt. Osland
- An Afternoon in the Fall (1970) ... Lt. Osland
 1970 McCloud (TV Series)
Goose Jenkins
- The Concrete Corral (1970) ... Goose Jenkins
 1970 The Andersonville Trial (TV Movie)
James Gray
 1970 Land of the Giants (TV Series)
Melzac / Bryk
- Graveyard of Fools (1970) ... Melzac / Bryk
 1970 Four Rode Out (uncredited)
 1967-1968 Gentle Ben (TV Series)
Jim / Mike Maddox
- Knights of the Road (1968) ... Jim
- Gator Man (1967) ... Mike Maddox
 1968 Three Guns for Texas
Cletus Grogan
 1968 That Girl (TV Series)
George
- Great Guy (1968) ... George
 1968 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
Malcolm Iverson
- What You Can Do with Money (1968) ... Malcolm Iverson
 1962-1968 The Virginian (TV Series)
Corporal C.T. Smoot / Rafe Simmons / Willie 'Brother Thaddeus' Kane / ...
- The Death Wagon (1968) ... Corporal C.T. Smoot
- A Little Learning (1965) ... Rafe Simmons
- Brother Thaddeus (1963) ... Willie 'Brother Thaddeus' Kane
- It Tolls for Thee (1962) ... Quinn
 1966-1967 The Big Valley (TV Series)
Birch / Keno Nash
- The Buffalo Man (1967) ... Birch
- Under a Dark Star (1966) ... Keno Nash
 1967 The Ambushers
Jose Ortega
 1967 Cimarron Strip (TV Series)
Sam Gallatin
- The Last Wolf (1967) ... Sam Gallatin
 1967 Custer (TV Series)
Col. John Mark Charrington
- Dangerous Prey (1967) ... Col. John Mark Charrington
 1967 Hour of the Gun
Octavius Roy
 1967 The Flim-Flam Man
Deputy Meshaw
 1967 The Road West (TV Series)
Hawes Leggett
- Elizabeth's Odyssey (1967) ... Hawes Leggett
 1966 12 O'Clock High (TV Series)
Maj. Brunner
- The Pariah (1966) ... Maj. Brunner
 1966 T.H.E. Cat (TV Series)
Omar Cantorte
- Brotherhood (1966) ... Omar Cantorte
 1966 Jericho (TV Series)
 1966 The Monroes (TV Series)
Hasner
- Wild Dog of the Tetons (1966) ... Hasner
 1966 The Legend of Jesse James (TV Series)
Paul Mason
- The Lonely Place (1966) ... Paul Mason
 1966 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series)
Brent
- Dead Men's Doubloons (1966) ... Brent
 1966 A Man Called Shenandoah (TV Series)
Will Turner
- The Accused (1966) ... Will Turner
 1965 Laredo (TV Series)
Cletus Grogan
- Jinx (1965) ... Cletus Grogan
 1965 I Spy (TV Series)
Dr. Chulock
- Weight of the World (1965) ... Dr. Chulock
 1964 Profiles in Courage (TV Series)
Mr. Schneider
- Mary S. McDowell (1964) ... Mr. Schneider
 1964 The Outrage
Sheriff
 1964 Destry (TV Series)
Ed Bender
- The Nicest Girl in Gomorrah (1964) ... Ed Bender
 1964 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Chuck Mathers / Chuck
- Angels Travel on Lonely Roads: Part 2 (1964) ... Chuck Mathers
 1962-1963 Route 66 (TV Series)
Aaron Kronberg / Charley Breadloaf / Ollie Crump
- 93 Percent in Smiling (1963) ... Aaron Kronberg
- Who Will Cheer My Bonnie Bride (1963) ... Charley Breadloaf
- A Long Piece of Mischief (1962) ... Ollie Crump
 1963 Redigo (TV Series)
Ward Bennet
- Man in a Blackout (1963) ... Ward Bennet
 1963 The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (TV Series)
Frank Turner
- The Day of the First Suitor (1963) ... Frank Turner
 1960-1963 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
William Feathersmith / Sgt. Causarano / Joe Caswell
- Of Late I Think of Cliffordville (1963) ... William Feathersmith
- A Quality of Mercy (1961) ... Sgt. Causarano
- Execution (1960) ... Joe Caswell
 1960-1963 Rawhide (TV Series)
John Day / Rivers / Vince Lohman
- Incident of the Pale Rider (1963) ... John Day / Rivers
- Incident of the Captive (1960) ... Vince Lohman
 1963 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Theodore Bond
- I'll Be Judge - I'll Be Jury (1963) ... Theodore Bond
 1962 The Defenders (TV Series)
Peter Brinks
- The Apostle (1962) ... Peter Brinks
 1962 Combat! (TV Series)
Jenkins
- Cat and Mouse (1962) ... Jenkins
 1962 Stoney Burke (TV Series)
Larry Dawson
- The Wanderer (1962) ... Larry Dawson
 1962 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Ken Bradley
- Angie, You Made My Heart Stop (1962) ... Ken Bradley
 1962 Saints and Sinners (TV Series)
Paul Manzak
- Three Columns of Anger (1962) ... Paul Manzak
 1961-1962 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Frank Carter / George Carder
- The Frank Carter Story (1962) ... Frank Carter
 1961 The Investigators (TV Series)
Del Bennit
- Panic Wagon (1961) ... Del Bennit
 1961 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Jeremiah Logart
- Jeremiah (1961) ... Jeremiah Logart
 1961 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Steve 'Country Boy' Parrish
- Power Play (1961) ... Steve 'Country Boy' Parrish
 1961 Play of the Week (TV Series)
 1961 Naked City (TV Series)
Len Brewer
- Button in the Haystack (1961) ... Len Brewer
 1960 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Father Montalvo
- The Sanctuary (1960) ... Father Montalvo
 1960 Hotel de Paree (TV Series)
Joe Noonan
- Sundance and the Delayed Gun (1960) ... Joe Noonan
 1960 Wild River
Hank Bailey
 1960 Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (TV Series)
Peter Hurkos
- The Peter Hurkos Story: Part 2 (1960) ... Peter Hurkos
- The Peter Hurkos Story: Part 1 (1960) ... Peter Hurkos
 1960 The Unforgiven
Charlie Rawlins
 1959 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series)
Paul LeBlanc
- Somewhere South of Suva (1959) ... Paul LeBlanc
 1959 Folio (TV Series)
- Crossing Paris (1959)
 1959 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Billy
- The Family Man (1959) ... Billy
 1957-1958 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Mr. Bradley / Jones
- The Jokester (1958) ... Mr. Bradley
- The Dangerous People (1957) ... Jones
 1956-1958 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Lenny Shank / Skeets
- Man Under Glass (1958) ... Lenny Shank
- The Open Door (1956) ... Skeets
 1958 The Bravados
Ed Taylor
 1958 Climax! (TV Series)
Lieutenant Irwin Nichols / Lt. Nichols
- Volcano Seat, the #2 (1958) ... Lieutenant Irwin Nichols
- The Volcano Seat (1958) ... Lt. Nichols
 1956-1957 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Joel Shay / Holmes / Bruce Pierson / ...
- The Hill Wife (1957) ... Joel Shay
- Survival (1956) ... Holmes
 1957 The Kaiser Aluminum Hour (TV Series)
Bob Quincy
- So Short a Season (1957) ... Bob Quincy
 1957 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
 1954 Medallion Theatre (TV Series)
- The Magic Touch (1954)
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[In 1990, regarding his early years at the Actor's Studio in New York] The actor wanted the audience to recognize an unsavory character as truthfully as he could, so that any audience seeing it would be repelled by that individual and vow never to be like him. If one person left a performance saying, "I will never be as bad as that character was", the actor felt fulfilled. If the person left the ... See more »

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