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Jesse M. Unruh (1922–1987)

Jesse M. Unruh was born on September 30, 1922 in Newton, Kansas, USA as Jesse Marvin Unruh. He was an actor, known for The Candidate (1972), Firing Line (1966) and Della (1969). He was married to Chris Edwards and Virginia June Lemon. He died on August 4, 1987 in Marina del Rey, California, USA. See full bio »

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The Candidate
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Firing Line
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Della Himself
ABC Scope
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 1972 The Candidate
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 1970 Della (TV Series)
- Episode #1.193 (1970) ... Himself
- Episode #1.183 (1970) ... Himself
 1970 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.135 (1970) ... Himself
 1968 The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series)
- Episode #3.8 (1968) ... Himself
 1968 ABC Scope (TV Series documentary)
- Race to the White House (1968) ... Himself (as Jesse Unruh)
 1967 Firing Line (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Do the States Have a Chance? (1967) ... Himself - Guest (as Jesse Unruh)

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