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Jack Weston (1924–1996)


In a 40-year career that spanned Broadway, television and movies, the versatile actor played everyone from sleazy villains to terrifying killers to clumsy comics. His bad-guy roles included a stalker who, along with Alan Arkin terrorized a blind Audrey Hepburn in the 1967 cult classic Wait Until Dark (1967). He appeared in much lighter roles in ... See full bio »

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 1988 Short Circuit 2
Oscar Baldwin
 1987 Ishtar
Marty Freed
 1986 Rad
Duke Best
 1986 If Tomorrow Comes (TV Mini-Series)
Uncle Willie
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Uncle Willie
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Uncle Willie
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... Uncle Willie
 1986 The Longshot
Elton
 1984 The Four Seasons (TV Series)
Danny Zimmer
- Back in Business (1984) ... Danny Zimmer
- The Doctor Is Out (1984) ... Danny Zimmer
- Head to Head (1984) ... Danny Zimmer
- The Matchbreaker (1984) ... Danny Zimmer
- Cabin Fever: Part 2 (1984) ... Danny Zimmer
 1980 Can't Stop the Music
Benny Murray
 1979-1980 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
William Botibol
- Mr Botibol's First Love (1980) ... William Botibol
- A Dip in the Pool (1979) ... William Botibol
 1979 Cuba
Larry Gutman
 1977 Harold Robbins' 79 Park Avenue (TV Mini-Series)
Joker Martin
 1976 Hickey (TV Movie)
Julius V. Hickey
 1976 Gator
Irving Greenfield
 1976 The Ritz
Gaetano Proclo
 1973 Marco
Maffio Polo
 1973 Deliver Us from Evil (TV Movie)
Al Zabrocki
 1973 Chelsea D.H.O. (TV Movie)
Mr. Randall
 1973 I Love a Mystery (TV Movie)
Job Cheyne
 1972 All in the Family (TV Series)
Joe Girgis
- Edith the Judge (1972) ... Joe Girgis
 1969 CBS Playhouse (TV Series)
Marty
- Sadbird (1969) ... Marty
 1969 The April Fools
Potter Shrader
 1968 Now You See It, Now You Don't (TV Movie)
Prince Haroun
 1968 The Counterfeit Killer
Randolph Riker
 1967 Ready and Willing (TV Movie)
Sergeant Herbert Willing
 1964-1967 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Gerberman / Ray / Riker / ...
- A Song Called Revenge (1967) ... Ray
- Code Name: Heraclitus - Part 2 (1967) ... Gerberman
- Code Name: Heraclitus: Part 1 (1966) ... Gerberman
- The Faceless Man (1966) ... Riker
- Kicks (1965) ... Detective Sergeant
 1967 Code Name: Heraclitus (TV Movie)
Gerberman
 1966 Laredo (TV Series)
Hannibal Rex / Crazy John Holden
- The Last of the Caesars: Absolutely (1966) ... Hannibal Rex
- It's the End of the Road, Stanley (1966) ... Crazy John Holden
 1966 Fame Is the Name of the Game (TV Movie)
Griffin
 1966 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series)
Fireman Hogan
- Where There's Smokey (1966) ... Fireman Hogan
 1966 Bewitched (TV Series)
Louis
- Prodigy (1966) ... Louis
 1966 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Harry 'Buzz' Conway
- The Project Deephole Affair (1966) ... Harry 'Buzz' Conway
 1966 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Ralph Alden
 1965 12 O'Clock High (TV Series)
Capt. 'Chub' Willis
- Runway in the Dark (1965) ... Capt. 'Chub' Willis
 1965 The Cincinnati Kid
Pig
 1965 Mirage
Lester
 1958-1965 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Wesley / Samuel Sprig
- The New Society (1965) ... Wesley
- Sunday Supplement (1958) ... Samuel Sprig
 1964-1965 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Gogi Zito / Silly McCree
- Who Killed the Thirteenth Clown? (1965) ... Gogi Zito
- Who Killed Andy Zygmunt? (1964) ... Silly McCree
 1963-1964 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series)
Joao Esposa / Homer Fargis
- The Sweet Taste of Vengeance (1964) ... Joao Esposa
- One Step Down (1963) ... Homer Fargis
 1964 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Bernie Allen
- Birds of a Feather (1964) ... Bernie Allen
 1964 Mr. and Mrs. (TV Movie)
Cash
 1964 Grindl (TV Series)
Leo Loomis
- Grindl Goes West (1964) ... Leo Loomis
 1964 The Incredible Mr. Limpet
George Stickel
 1963 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Davey 'Fatso' Lambert
- Fatso (1963) ... Davey 'Fatso' Lambert
 1963 Palm Springs Weekend
Coach Fred Campbell
 1963 Breaking Point (TV Series)
Sam Keller
- Bird and Snake (1963) ... Sam Keller
 1960-1963 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Julius Moomer / Charlie Farnsworth
- The Bard (1963) ... Julius Moomer
- The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street (1960) ... Charlie Farnsworth
 1963 Stoney Burke (TV Series)
Harry Marsh
- A Matter of Percentage (1963) ... Harry Marsh
 1962 It's Only Money
Leopold
 1962 Sam Benedict (TV Series)
Joey Kent
- A Split Week in San Quentin (1962) ... Joey Kent
 1962 Kraft Mystery Theater (TV Series)
Trumpet Player
- Murder Is a Private Affair (1962) ... Trumpet Player
 1962 The Comedy Spot (TV Series)
Bill Bruxton
- For the Love of Mike (1962) ... Bill Bruxton
 1961-1962 The Hathaways (TV Series)
Walter Hathaway
- Elinor's Best Friend (1962) ... Walter Hathaway
- Shrewd Trader (1962) ... Walter Hathaway
- Charlie Goes to the Races (1962) ... Walter Hathaway
- Pop Goes the Budget (1962) ... Walter Hathaway
- A Man for Amanda (1962) ... Walter Hathaway
 1960-1962 Thriller (TV Series)
Maurice Reynard / Edward Dean
- Flowers of Evil (1962) ... Maurice Reynard
- The Cheaters (1960) ... Edward Dean
 1961 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Dr. Justin Muntag
- Twenty-Four Hours (1961) ... Dr. Justin Muntag
 1961 The Honeymoon Machine
Signalman Burford Taylor
 1959-1961 The Lawless Years (TV Series)
Kid Dropper / A.J. / Al Brown
- The Kid Dropper Story (1961) ... Kid Dropper
- The Al Brown Story (1959) ... Al Brown
 1961 All in a Night's Work
Lasker
 1961 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Freddie Pringle
- Love Is a Lion's Roar (1961) ... Freddie Pringle
 1960-1961 Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series)
Goblin King / Amos Overmuch
- The Reluctant Dragon (1960) ... Amos Overmuch
 1961 Route 66 (TV Series)
Jake Hunter
- Like a Motherless Child (1961) ... Jake Hunter
 1961 Peter Loves Mary (TV Series)
Al Burton
- Peter Writes a Book (1961) ... Al Burton
 1961 Harrigan and Son (TV Series)
Sanford
- Shall We Dance? (1961) ... Sanford
 1960 The Renegade (TV Movie)
H.P. Daggett
 1960 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
John Paul Neal / Rudy Rossback
- The Poker Fiend (1960) ... John Paul Neal
- Lady with a Gun (1960) ... Rudy Rossback
 1960 Markham (TV Series)
Spencer Combs
- A Cry from the Penthouse (1960) ... Spencer Combs
 1958-1960 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse (TV Series)
Frankie / Rosenthal / Root
- Murder Is a Private Affair (1960) ... Frankie
- City in Bondage (1960) ... Rosenthal
- The Case for Dr. Mudd (1958) ... Root
 1960 The Detectives (TV Series)
Jack Reway
- Trial by Fire (1960) ... Jack Reway
 1960 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Otto
- Forty Detectives Later (1960) ... Otto
 1960 Please Don't Eat the Daisies
Joe Positano
 1960 Philip Marlowe (TV Series)
Artie
- Murder Is a Grave Affair (1960) ... Artie
 1959 Johnny Staccato (TV Series)
Tom
- The Unwise Men (1959) ... Tom
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Wocziki
- The Tunnel (1959) ... Wocziki
 1959 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Ciro Terranova
- The Artichoke King (1959) ... Ciro Terranova
 1959 Rawhide (TV Series)
Julian Smith
- Incident at the Buffalo Smokehouse (1959) ... Julian Smith
 1959 The Real McCoys (TV Series)
Jerry Young
- The Politician (1959) ... Jerry Young
 1959 Fibber McGee and Molly (TV Series)
George Lester
- The Big Dance (1959) ... George Lester
 1959 Imitation of Life
Tom
 1959 Steve Canyon (TV Series)
Smiley
- The Robbery (1959) ... Smiley
 1959 The Ten Commandments (TV Movie)
 1958 I Want to Live!
NCO at Party (uncredited)
 1958 Rescue 8 (TV Series)
Walt Dagget
- The Cage (1958) ... Walt Dagget
 1958 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Dave Green
- The Kill (1958) ... Dave Green
 1958 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
Wilson
- Harvey (1958) ... Wilson
 1958 Mike Hammer (TV Series)
Dave Kendall
- The Broken Frame (1958) ... Dave Kendall
 1958 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
Mr. Elliott
- Locked Out (1958) ... Mr. Elliott
 1958 Stage Struck
Frank
 1958 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Fred Calvert
- The Case of the Daring Decoy (1958) ... Fred Calvert
 1956 Playwrights '56 (TV Series)
Pearlman
- Nick and Letty (1956) ... Pearlman
 1956 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
M / Sgt. Bates
- Paper Foxhole (1956) ... M / Sgt. Bates
 1955 Appointment with Adventure (TV Series)
Wilson
- Stranger on a Plane (1955) ... Wilson
 1955 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Lumpkin
- The Bold and the Brave (1955) ... Lumpkin
 1953-1954 Rod Brown of the Rocket Rangers (TV Series)
Wilbur 'Wormsey' Wormser / Adjutant Wilbur 'Wormsey' Wormser / Wilbur 'Wormsey' Wormser (orginal cast)
- The Cobalt Bomb (1954) ... Wilbur 'Wormsey' Wormser
- The Man Who Was Radioactive (1954) ... Wilbur 'Wormsey' Wormser
- The Metal Eaters (1954) ... Wilbur 'Wormsey' Wormser
- The Exploding Man (1954) ... Wilbur 'Wormsey' Wormser
- Bird Girl of Venus (1954) ... Wilbur 'Wormsey' Wormser
 1952 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Third Soldier / Elevator Man / Bill
- The Hill (1952) ... Third Soldier
- The Magnolia Touch (1952) ... Elevator Man
- Man at Bay (1952) ... Bill
 1952 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
 1951 Out There (TV Series)
- Susceptibility (1951)
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Stage: Appeared in "The Floating Light Bulb" on Broadway. See more »

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Brother of actor, and adult film director/producer Anthony Spinelli. See more »

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