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Kenneth Tobey (1917–2002)

Born in Oakland, California, Kenneth Tobey was headed for a law career when he first dabbled in acting at the University of California Little Theater. That experience led to a year and a half of study at New York's Neighborhood Playhouse, where his classmates included Gregory Peck, Eli Wallach and Tony Randall. Throughout the 1940s Tobey acted on ... See full bio »

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Stage Play: Sons and Soldiers. Drama. Written by Irwin Shaw. Scenic Design by Norman Bel Geddes. Directed by Max Reinhardt. Morosco Theatre: 4 May 1943- 22 May 1943 (22 performances). Cast: Stella Adler (as "Catherine Carnrick"), William Beach (as "Mr. Leverhook"), Albert Bergh (as "Catherine's Escort"), Ted Donaldson (as "Ernest Tadlock ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Ken Tobet | Ken Tobey | Kenneth Toby


5' 11" (1.8 m)

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Had one daughter, Tina, by his first wife Penny. See more »


Often played tough-talking men of action

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