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Vaughn Taylor (I) (1911–1983)


Reedy, balding, often bespectacled American character actor with pencil-thin moustache, once described as the man with TV's 'most deceptive face'. He looked like - and was - a certified public accountant, graduate from Northeastern University. A struggling actor in his youth, he worked in stock, tent shows and on radio. After army service in World... See full bio »

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 1976 The Gumball Rally
Andy McAllister - Mercedes Team
 1976 Eleanor and Franklin (TV Movie)
Farmer
 1975 Mobile One (TV Series)
- The Crusader (1975)
 1975 The Daughters of Joshua Cabe Return (TV Movie)
Land Agent
 1975 Maude (TV Series)
Dr. Lloyd Jamison
- The Telethon (1975) ... Dr. Lloyd Jamison
 1972-1974 Mannix (TV Series)
Minister / Dealer
- The Girl from Nowhere (1974) ... Minister
- The Upside-Down Penny (1972) ... Dealer
 1973 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Harry Gates
- Legion of the Lost (1973) ... Harry Gates
 1973 Brock's Last Case (TV Movie)
Doc Walters
 1973 Set This Town on Fire (TV Movie)
Stabler
 1972 Arnie (TV Series)
Judge Wilkins
 1972 The Scarecrow (TV Movie)
Reverend Rand
 1971 They Call It Murder (TV Movie)
Dr. Harry Maxwell
 1971 Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series)
Willis / 1st Desk Clerk
- The Day They Hanged Kid Curry (1971) ... Willis
- Return to Devil's Hole (1971) ... 1st Desk Clerk
 1971 The Million Dollar Duck
Bank President (uncredited)
 1970 Family Affair (TV Series)
Mr. Thompson
- Wish You Were Here (1970) ... Mr. Thompson
 1970 Ironside (TV Series)
James Dawson
- Backfire (1970) ... James Dawson
 1961-1970 Bonanza (TV Series)
Bert Taylor / Eggers / C.R. Lively / ...
- Is There Any Man Here? (1970) ... Bert Taylor
- Judgment at Olympus (1967) ... Eggers
- A Real Nice, Friendly Little Town (1966) ... C.R. Lively
- The Infernal Machine (1961) ... Horace Ogleby
 1969 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Dean Worthington
- Diagnosis: Fear (1969) ... Dean Worthington
 1966-1969 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Judge Qualey / Justice Homer Godwin
- The Cache (1969) ... Judge Qualey
- The Accused (1966) ... Justice Homer Godwin
 1968-1969 Lancer (TV Series)
Trask / Dan Spencer
- Zee (1969) ... Trask
- Chase a Wild Horse (1968) ... Dan Spencer
 1965-1969 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Dog Catcher / Mr. Bildad / Bank President
- My Dog, the Thief: Part 2 (1969) ... Dog Catcher
- My Dog, the Thief: Part 1 (1969) ... Dog Catcher
- Kilroy: Part 2 (1965) ... Bank President
 1969 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Percy
- Keep the Doctor Away (1969) ... Percy
 1958-1968 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Judge Fletcher Anderson / Parson / Olie Ridgers
- O'Quillian (1968) ... Judge Fletcher Anderson
- Box O' Rocks (1959) ... Parson
- Claustrophobia (1958) ... Olie Ridgers
 1968 The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (TV Series)
Dr. Hewitt
- The Ghost Hunter (1968) ... Dr. Hewitt
 1968 Lassie (TV Series)
Dr. Jonathan leo
- Burst of Freedom (1968) ... Dr. Jonathan leo
 1968 The Shakiest Gun in the West
Rev. Longbaugh
 1968 Fever Heat
Toad Taplinger
 1968 Bewitched (TV Series)
Markham
- The No-Harm Charm (1968) ... Markham
 1968 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series)
Bud Frazer
- Goodbye, Dolly (1968) ... Bud Frazer
 1968 The Power
Mr. Hallson
 1966-1968 Petticoat Junction (TV Series)
Mr. Bill Clayton / Mr. Foley
- Uncle Joe Runs the Hotel (1968) ... Mr. Bill Clayton
- Better Never Than Late (1966) ... Mr. Foley
 1963-1967 The Virginian (TV Series)
Doc Kane / Judge Shelly
- A Small Taste of Justice (1967) ... Doc Kane
- No Tears for Savannah (1963) ... Judge Shelly
 1967 In Cold Blood
Good Samaritan
 1967 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
Judge Wormwood
- The Money Farm (1967) ... Judge Wormwood
 1967 The Guns of Will Sonnett (TV Series)
Banker Evans
- Ride the Man Down (1967) ... Banker Evans
 1967 The High Chaparral (TV Series)
Asa Simmons
- A Quiet Day in Tucson (1967) ... Asa Simmons
 1967 The Last Challenge
Jim Haskell (uncredited)
 1967 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Sarrew
- Force of Nature (1967) ... Sarrew
 1967 Laredo (TV Series)
Judge Jacob Lamprey
- A Question of Guilt (1967) ... Judge Jacob Lamprey
 1967 Occasional Wife (TV Series)
Mr. Haver
- The Business Trip (1967) ... Mr. Haver
 1967 The Invaders (TV Series)
Kemper
- Beachhead (1967) ... Kemper
 1966 The Professionals
Banker
 1963-1966 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Feeney / Arvin Keel / Mayor Penfield / ...
- Joshua's Kingdom (1966) ... Feeney
- Three Cheers for Little Boy Blue (1965) ... Arvin Keel
- Runner in the Dark (1965) ... Mayor Penfield
- Fatso (1963) ... Sheriff Crowley
 1966 Run Buddy Run (TV Series)
Carson Finch
- Wild, Wild Wake (1966) ... Carson Finch
 1966 The Legend of Jesse James (TV Series)
Prosecutor Clayton
- Things Don't Just Happen (1966) ... Prosecutor Clayton
 1966 Branded (TV Series)
Timothy Galvin
- Call to Glory: Part 2 (1966) ... Timothy Galvin
- Call to Glory: Part 1 (1966) ... Timothy Galvin
 1966 The Farmer's Daughter (TV Series)
Abner Brown
- Anyone for Swindling? (1966) ... Abner Brown
 1966 Get Smart (TV Series)
Gaffer
- Dear Diary (1966) ... Gaffer
 1965 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Mr. Moody / Dr. Benjamin Schneider
- The Man's Men (1965) ... Mr. Moody
- Who Killed the Rabbit's Husband? (1965) ... Dr. Benjamin Schneider
 1965 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Frank Chase
- The Cannon (1965) ... Frank Chase
 1965 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Benjamin Adamson
- The Night of the Double-Edged Knife (1965) ... Benjamin Adamson
 1963-1965 Hazel (TV Series)
Marshall Timmons / Professor Webster
- A-Haunting We Will Go (1965) ... Marshall Timmons
- The Fire's Never Dead, While the Ashes Are Red (1963) ... Professor Webster
 1965 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Henry Sloan
- Never Pick Up a Stranger (1965) ... Henry Sloan
 1960-1965 Rawhide (TV Series)
Clay Heath / Judge Brady / Perce Morgan
- Six Weeks to Bent Fork (1965) ... Clay Heath
- Incident of the Phantom Bugler (1961) ... Judge Brady
- Incident of the 100 Amulets (1960) ... Perce Morgan
 1965 Dark Intruder
Dr. Kevin Burdett
 1965 Insight (TV Series)
Franklin
- The Woodpile (1965) ... Franklin
 1965 Zebra in the Kitchen
Councilman Pew
 1965 The Tycoon (TV Series)
 1965 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Asbury Harpending
- Raid on the San Francisco Mint (1965) ... Asbury Harpending
 1965 Mr. Novak (TV Series)
Ben Rock
- Mountains to Climb (1965) ... Ben Rock
 1965 My Favorite Martian (TV Series)
Professor Clemmens
- Uncle Martin and the Identified Flying Object (1965) ... Professor Clemmens
 1957-1964 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Montrose Foster / Sanford Harper / Martin Weston / ...
- The Case of the Blonde Bonanza (1964) ... Montrose Foster
- The Case of the Drifting Dropout (1964) ... Sanford Harper
- The Case of the Witless Witness (1963) ... Martin Weston
- The Case of the Traveling Treasure (1961) ... Prof. Sneider
- The Case of the Fickle Fortune (1961) ... Ralph Duncan
 1964 Harris Against the World (TV Series)
Uncle Arthur
- Harris Against Aunt Cora (1964) ... Uncle Arthur
 1964 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Dean Flint / Randall Latimer
- Expanding Human (1964) ... Dean Flint
- The Guests (1964) ... Randall Latimer
 1964 The Unsinkable Molly Brown
Mr. Cartwright
 1964 The Carpetbaggers
Doctor
 1964 Temple Houston (TV Series)
Col. Grove
- Last Full Moon (1964) ... Col. Grove
 1959-1964 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Mr. Maitland / Mr. Judson / Salesman / ...
- The Self-Improvement of Salvadore Ross (1964) ... Mr. Maitland
- The Incredible World of Horace Ford (1963) ... Mr. Judson
- I Sing the Body Electric (1962) ... Salesman
- Still Valley (1961) ... Teague
 1963 The Wheeler Dealers
Thaddeus Whipple
 1963 Grindl (TV Series)
John Wilson
- Grindl and the Counterfeiters (1963) ... John Wilson
 1963 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Dr. Babcock
- The Long Silence (1963) ... Dr. Babcock
 1963 Wide Country (TV Series)
Dr. Jones
- To Cindy, with Love (1963) ... Dr. Jones
 1963 Diamond Head
Judge James Blanding
 1961-1963 Dennis the Menace (TV Series)
Mr. Fielding / Alfred T. Hubbard / Jim
- The Creature with Big Feet (1963) ... Mr. Fielding
- Mr. Wilson's Paradise (1961) ... Alfred T. Hubbard
- Dennis' Birthday (1961) ... Jim
 1963 FBI Code 98 (TV Movie)
Joseph Petersen
 1958-1962 Cheyenne (TV Series)
Judge Kinkaid / Doc Johnson / Drew Chambers
- The Vanishing Breed (1962) ... Judge Kinkaid
- Ghost of the Cimarron (1958) ... Doc Johnson / Drew Chambers
 1962 The New Breed (TV Series)
Felix Wainwright
- Wherefore Art Thou, Romeo? (1962) ... Felix Wainwright
 1962 Bachelor Father (TV Series)
Mr. Dalrymple
- Strictly Business (1962) ... Mr. Dalrymple
 1962 Naked City (TV Series)
J. Milton Turpin
- To Walk Like a Lion (1962) ... J. Milton Turpin
 1961-1962 Thriller (TV Series)
Pontifex Tundifer / Uncle Philip Landers
- Cousin Tundifer (1962) ... Pontifex Tundifer
- Choose a Victim (1961) ... Uncle Philip Landers
 1962 Target: The Corruptors (TV Series)
Mr. Wilson
- Viva Vegas (1962)
- The Middle Man (1962) ... Mr. Wilson
 1959-1962 Bronco (TV Series)
Miles Gillis / Judge Whittaker / Doc Moody
- Ride the Whirlwind (1962) ... Miles Gillis
- End of a Rope (1960) ... Judge Whittaker
- The Belles of Silver Flat (1959) ... Doc Moody
 1962 Cain's Hundred (TV Series)
Harry Marstow
- The Plush Jungle (1962) ... Harry Marstow
 1961 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
John Montaigne
- The Chrome Coffin (1961) ... John Montaigne
 1961 The Investigators (TV Series)
Judge
- The Dead End Man (1961) ... Judge
 1961 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
McAllister
- The Patient (1961) ... McAllister
 1959-1961 The Untouchables (TV Series)
District Attorney Harker Wade / Dr. William Voyt / George 'Pa' Barker
- Loophole (1961) ... District Attorney Harker Wade
- Ring of Terror (1961) ... Dr. William Voyt
- Ma Barker and Her Boys (1959) ... George 'Pa' Barker
 1961 The Hathaways (TV Series)
Dr. Dorsey
- Candy's Tonsils (1961) ... Dr. Dorsey
 1961 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
Harvey Monfreedy
- A Taste for Money (1961) ... Harvey Monfreedy
 1958-1961 The Real McCoys (TV Series)
Mr. Fancher / Professor
- A Man of Influence (1961) ... Mr. Fancher
- The New Hired Hand (1958) ... Professor
 1961 Adventures in Paradise (TV Series)
Lamb
- Flamin' Lady (1961) ... Lamb
 1961 Route 66 (TV Series)
Frank Hammond
- Don't Count Stars (1961) ... Frank Hammond
 1961 Laramie (TV Series)
Pettis / Undertaker
- The Debt (1961) ... Pettis
- The Passing of Kuba Smith (1961) ... Undertaker
 1961 The Rebel (TV Series)
Houghton
- The Proxy (1961) ... Houghton
 1961 Coronado 9 (TV Series)
Dr. Henry Dakin / John Hammock / Voss
- Come with Thy Loot (1961) ... Dr. Henry Dakin
- Sincerely Yours, Napoleon (1961) ... John Hammock
- Film Flam (1961) ... Voss
 1956-1961 The Loretta Young Show (TV Series)
John Douglas / Pete Whittaker / Mr. Ashley / ...
- The Preliminaries (1961) ... John Douglas
- Tension (1957) ... Pete Whittaker
- Miss Ashley's Demon (1957) ... Mr. Ashley
- Three and Two, Please (1956) ... Mr. Atherton
 1961 The Aquanauts (TV Series)
Mr. Roberts
- The Defective Tank Adventure (1961) ... Mr. Roberts
 1961 Gunslinger (TV Series)
Matt Calvin
- The Hostage Fort (1961) ... Matt Calvin
 1960 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
- Strictly Solo (1960)
 1960 The Wizard of Baghdad
Norodeen
 1960 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Seth Wade
- The Wade Place (1960) ... Seth Wade
 1960 Michael Shayne (TV Series)
Leonard Harsh
- This Is It, Michael Shayne (1960) ... Leonard Harsh
 1958-1960 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Doc Adams / Curtis Paine / Dr. Glen Leach
- Criss Cross (1960) ... Doc Adams
- The Tyrant (1959) ... Curtis Paine
- The Martin Poster (1958) ... Dr. Glen Leach
 1960 The Plunderers
Jess Walters, Gen. Store Owner
 1960 The Tall Man (TV Series)
Judge Riley
- Garrett and the Kid (1960) ... Judge Riley
 1960 Tate (TV Series)
Bartender Kirby
- Stopover (1960) ... Bartender Kirby
 1960 The Gallant Hours
Cmdr. Mike Pulaski
 1959-1960 Colt .45 (TV Series)
Dr. Bryan Craig / Oliver Pate
- Strange Encounter (1960) ... Dr. Bryan Craig
- The Magic Box (1959) ... Oliver Pate
 1960 Markham (TV Series)
Todd Sanscombe
- Fateful Reunion (1960) ... Todd Sanscombe
 1960 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series)
Artie Quint
- Trial by Fear (1960) ... Artie Quint
 1960 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Lucas
- Millionaire Elizabeth Tander (1960) ... Lucas
 1959 Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series)
Dr. Weldon Zorb
- The Golden Beetle (1959) ... Dr. Weldon Zorb
 1959 Tightrope (TV Series)
Old Man
- The Patsy (1959) ... Old Man
 1959 The Man from Blackhawk (TV Series)
Jeremy Tolliver
- The Trouble with Tolliver (1959) ... Jeremy Tolliver
 1959 The Betty Hutton Show (TV Series)
Mr. Feinbaum
- Goldie and the 400 (1959) ... Mr. Feinbaum
 1959 Blue Denim
Professor Willard
 1959 Black Saddle (TV Series)
Eli Banks
- Client: Banks (1959) ... Eli Banks
 1959 Warlock
Henry Richardson
 1959 Special Agent 7 (TV Series)
Meade
- The Lady from Louisville (1959) ... Meade
 1958 Andy Hardy Comes Home
Thomas Chandler
 1958 Gunsmoke in Tucson
Ben Bodeen
 1958 The Texan (TV Series)
Sheriff Loomis
- Jail for the Innocents (1958) ... Sheriff Loomis
 1958 Party Girl
Dr. Caderman (uncredited)
 1958 Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Deacon Davis
 1958 Screaming Mimi
Raoul Reynarde
 1958 The Lineup
The Man
 1958 The Young Lions
John Plowman (uncredited)
 1958 M Squad (TV Series)
Steven Miller
- The Chicago Bluebeard (1958) ... Steven Miller
 1958 Cowboy
Mr. Fowler, Chicago Hotel Manager
 1957 Wagon Train (TV Series)
James Ferguson
- The Mary Halstead Story (1957) ... James Ferguson
 1957 The Court of Last Resort (TV Series)
Conrad Murray
- The Conrad Murray Case (1957) ... Conrad Murray
- The George Zaccho Case (1957) ... (uncredited)
 1957 Decision at Sundown
Mr. Baldwin
 1957 Jailhouse Rock
Mr. Shores
 1957 Trackdown (TV Series)
Doc Rivers
- Law in Lampasas (1957) ... Doc Rivers
 1957 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series)
Julian Tyler
- The Chess Player (1957) ... Julian Tyler
 1951-1957 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Patridge / Arthur / Count Clerk
- Barren Harvest (1957) ... Patridge
- The Latch Key (1957) ... Arthur
- Not Guilty - Of Much (1951) ... Count Clerk
 1957 This Could Be the Night
Ziggy Dawit - Columnist
 1957 Wire Service (TV Series)
Hugh Saxton
- Chicago Exclusive (1957) ... Hugh Saxton
 1956 Stanley (TV Series)
Mr. Benson
- Episode #1.1 (1956) ... Mr. Benson
 1950-1956 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Mr. Etzl / Jonesy
- H.R. 8438: The Story of a Lost Boy (1956) ... Mr. Etzl
- The Bells of Cockaigne (1953) ... Jonesy
- The Last Tour (1953)
- Local Stop (1950)
- The Chair (1950)
 1949-1956 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Prof. Henry Lempkin / Doc / Billy / ...
- The Star-Spangled Soldier (1956) ... Prof. Henry Lempkin
- Circle of Guilt (1956) ... Doc
- Like Father, Like Son (1955) ... Billy
- A Favor for a Friend (1954) ... Carlton Delafield
 1954-1956 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Henry / Pa / Tod White
- Honest in the Rain (1956) ... Henry
- Shoot It Again (1955) ... Pa
- Late Date (1954) ... Tod White
 1956 Omnibus (TV Series)
 1955 Star Tonight (TV Series)
- The Cage (1955)
 1955 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
Colonel
 1955 The Elgin Hour (TV Series)
Jericho
- Driftwood (1955) ... Jericho
 1955 You Are There (TV Series)
Bishop Milton Wright
 1955 The Challenge (TV Movie)
Professor Dunn
 1954 Ponds Theater (TV Series)
 1950-1954 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
Lester / Harry Knighton / Barnes / ...
- Ten Minute Alibi (1954) ... Lester
- The People You Meet (1954) ... Harry Knighton
- A Matter of Luck (1954)
- Personal Story (1954)
- Invitation to Murder (1954) ... Barnes
 1954 Inner Sanctum (TV Series)
- The Lonely One (1954)
 1954 It Should Happen to You
Entrikin
 1953 Eye Witness (TV Series)
- The Green Glass (1953)
 1953 Johnny Jupiter (TV Series)
Ernest P. Duckweather
- Episode #1.13 (1953) ... Ernest P. Duckweather
- Episode #1.11 (1953) ... Ernest P. Duckweather
- Episode #1.10 (1953) ... Ernest P. Duckweather
- Episode #1.9 (1953) ... Ernest P. Duckweather
- Episode #1.8 (1953) ... Ernest P. Duckweather
 1953 Short Short Dramas (TV Series)
- The Gambler (1953)
- The Countess (1953)
 1953 The Doctor (TV Series)
- Reward (1953)
 1952 Back at the Front
Maj. Lester Ormsby
 1946-1951 Lights Out (TV Series)
Mr. Hanson
- The Angry Birds (1951) ... Mr. Hanson
 1951 Meet Danny Wilson
T.W. Hatcher
 1951 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series)
Crazy John
- The Search for the Flying Saucer (1951) ... Crazy John
 1951 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- Moment of Glory (1951)
 1951 Big Town (TV Series)
 1951 Francis Goes to the Races
Chief Inspector Carrington
 1951 Up Front
MP Maj. Lester
 1951 Martin Kane (TV Series)
Jack Heyward
- A Jockey Is Murdered (1951) ... Jack Heyward
 1949-1950 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series)
- Jinxed (1949)
 1949 The Clock (TV Series)
- The Dentist (1949)
- Roulette Wheel (1949)
- Too Much Money (1949)
 1946 Seven Keys to Baldpate (TV Movie)
 1946 Mr. and Mrs. North (TV Movie)
 1933 Picture Snatcher
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