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David White (II) (1916–1990)


American stage actor who appeared frequently on television and occasionally but impressively in films. A Marine Corps veteran of the Second World War, he worked on Broadway and on tour in stage productions after the war. In the late 1950s, he became an increasingly familiar face on American television, following a strong performance in the film ... See full bio »

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 1989 Mergers & Acquisitions (Short)
Chairman of the Board
 1986 Dynasty (TV Series)
Dr. Gavin
- The Arraignment (1986) ... Dr. Gavin
 1985-1986 Dallas (TV Series)
Mark
- Return to Camelot: Part 2 (1986) ... Mark
- Swan Song (1985) ... Mark
 1986 The A-Team (TV Series)
Rudy / Charles Winston
- Mission of Peace (1986) ... Rudy / Charles Winston
 1985 Brewster's Millions
George Granville
 1985 Remington Steele (TV Series)
J.W. Kendall
- Steele of Approval (1985) ... J.W. Kendall
 1985 This Wife for Hire (TV Movie)
Larry Dunston
 1985 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Mitchell Farnsworth
- Two Grand (1985) ... Mitchell Farnsworth
 1985 Fast Forward
Mr. Sabol
 1981 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
Archer Hewitt
- Veteran (1981) ... Archer Hewitt
 1981 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Dr. Fulton
- Sugar and Spice (1981) ... Dr. Fulton
 1979 Wonder Woman (TV Series)
The General
- The Starships Are Coming (1979) ... The General
 1978 CPO Sharkey (TV Series)
Admiral Holland
- Captain's Right Hand Man (1978) ... Admiral Holland
 1978 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Greg Beatty
 1977 The Happy Hooker Goes to Washington
Senator Rawlings
 1977 Mary Tyler Moore (TV Series)
Mr. Cobb
- Hail the Conquering Gordy (1977) ... Mr. Cobb
 1977 Switch (TV Series)
Mr. Owens
- Portraits of Death (1977) ... Mr. Owens
 1976 Phyllis (TV Series)
Dean Armbruster
- Bess Airs Her Views (1976) ... Dean Armbruster
 1976 What's Happening!! (TV Series)
Mr. Reynolds
- The Burger Queen (1976) ... Mr. Reynolds
 1976 Twin Detectives (TV Movie)
Marvin Telford
 1976 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Martin Eastman
- Foul on the First Play (1976) ... Martin Eastman
 1976 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Frank Garson
- Underground (1976) ... Frank Garson
 1974-1975 Cannon (TV Series)
Judge Barnett / Dick Krueger
- The Star (1975) ... Judge Barnett
- The Sounds of Silence (1974) ... Dick Krueger
 1975 Rhoda (TV Series)
Ted Cummings
- Friends and Mothers (1975) ... Ted Cummings
 1975 Columbo (TV Series)
Phil Corrigan
- Identity Crisis (1975) ... Phil Corrigan
 1975 Medical Story (TV Series)
Daniel Codroy
- Million Dollar Baby (1975) ... Daniel Codroy
 1975 The Manhunter (TV Series)
- Web of Fear (1975)
 1974 Police Woman (TV Series)
Albin
- Shoefly (1974) ... Albin
 1974 The Rookies (TV Series)
Storey
- Johnny Lost His Gun (1974) ... Storey
 1974 Kojak (TV Series)
Ramsey Brewer
- Before the Devil Knows (1974) ... Ramsey Brewer
 1973 The Six Million Dollar Man: Solid Gold Kidnapping (TV Movie)
Ambassador Scott
 1973 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
Phil Russell
- Felix Directs (1973) ... Phil Russell
 1973 Room 222 (TV Series)
Tom McWilliams
- Of Smoke Filled Rooms (1973) ... Tom McWilliams
 1973 Adam-12 (TV Series)
J. T. McGrath
- A Fool and His Money (1973) ... J. T. McGrath
 1973 Banacek (TV Series)
W. Crawford Morgan
- The Two Million Clams of Cap'n Jack (1973) ... W. Crawford Morgan
 1973 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Lee (segment "Love and the Legend")
 1972 Snowball Express
Mr. Fowler
 1972 The Paul Lynde Show (TV Series)
Mayor
- Martha's Last Hurrah (1972) ... Mayor
 1972 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Max Bander
- Two Thousand (1972) ... Max Bander
 1972 Search (TV Series)
Miles Llewellyn
- The Murrow Disappearance (1972) ... Miles Llewellyn
 1970 The Red, White, and Black
10th Cavalry Trooper
 1970 Insight (TV Series)
Harry
- Prometheus Bound (1970) ... Harry
 1964 12 O'Clock High (TV Series)
Brigadier General
- The Climate of Doubt (1964) ... Brigadier General
 1964 Slattery's People (TV Series)
Dr. James Freeman
- Question: What Ever Happened to Ezra? (1964) ... Dr. James Freeman
 1964 My Favorite Martian (TV Series)
Dr. Nichols / Lloyd Thomas
- The Memory Pill (1964) ... Dr. Nichols
- A Nose for News (1964) ... Lloyd Thomas
 1964 The Farmer's Daughter (TV Series)
Charlie Henderson
- A Locket for Agatha (1964) ... Charlie Henderson
 1964 The Great Adventure (TV Series)
John C. Calhoun
- The Pathfinder (1964)
- The Testing of Sam Houston (1964) ... John C. Calhoun
 1964 Destry (TV Series)
Austin Karnes
- Destry Had a Little Lamb (1964) ... Austin Karnes
 1963-1964 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Jack Fowler / Lance Hawthorn / Detective Burr
- Night Caller (1964) ... Jack Fowler
- The Dark Pool (1963) ... Lance Hawthorn
- An Out for Oscar (1963) ... Detective Burr
 1962-1963 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Jasper Clinton / Peter Lorch
- Paper Chase (1963) ... Jasper Clinton
- The Catspaw Caper (1962) ... Peter Lorch
 1963 Glynis (TV Series)
Dave Hayward
- Agents Are Murder (1963) ... Dave Hayward
 1963 The Fugitive (TV Series)
George Banning
- Ticket to Alaska (1963) ... George Banning
 1963 Mr. Novak (TV Series)
Ralph Morrison
- Hello, Miss Phipps (1963) ... Ralph Morrison
 1963 The Lieutenant (TV Series)
Major Grant Amory
- A Touching of Hands (1963) ... Major Grant Amory
 1960-1963 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Victor Kendall / Henry De Garmo
- The Case of the Witless Witness (1963) ... Victor Kendall
- The Case of the Madcap Modiste (1960) ... Henry De Garmo
 1963 The Dakotas (TV Series)
Jonah Snowden
- One Day in Vermillion (1963) ... Jonah Snowden
 1962-1963 McKeever & the Colonel (TV Series)
Carlson / Trustee
- Project Walkie-Talkie (1963) ... Carlson
- The Big Charade (1963) ... Trustee
- The Neighbor (1963) ... Carlson
- Hand in Glove (1962) ... Carlson
 1963 The Virginian (TV Series)
Paul J. Willson
- The Man Who Couldn't Die (1963) ... Paul J. Willson
 1963 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
 1962 Saints and Sinners (TV Series)
Clinton Saunders
- Judith Was a Lady (1962) ... Clinton Saunders
 1959-1962 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Marshal Tom Carey / Cus Mincus / Webster / ...
- Marshal of Sweetwater (1962) ... Marshal Tom Carey
- Everyman (1961) ... Cus Mincus
- The Golden Toad (1959) ... Webster
- Unforgiven (1959) ... General Crommer
 1962 The Lloyd Bridges Show (TV Series)
Carter
- Yankee Stay Here (1962) ... Carter
 1962 Stoney Burke (TV Series)
Mr. Holland
- Sidewinder (1962) ... Mr. Holland
 1960-1962 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
George / Brinkley
- I Sing the Body Electric (1962) ... George
 1962 Frontier Circus (TV Series)
F. X. Farnum
- The Daring Durandos (1962) ... F. X. Farnum
 1961-1962 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
Mitchell Lloyd / Avery Carlton
- The Last Samurai (1962) ... Mitchell Lloyd
- Kill a Gray Fox (1961) ... Avery Carlton
 1962 Cain's Hundred (TV Series)
Howard Judlow
- The Cost of Living (1962) ... Howard Judlow
 1962 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series)
Mr. Tucker
- Mr. Easy (1962) ... Mr. Tucker
 1960-1962 Outlaws (TV Series)
Clay Fisher / Peale / Charlie Peal
- Horse of a Similar Color (1962) ... Peale
- Chalk's Lot (1961) ... Charlie Peal
- Starfall: Part 2 (1960) ... Clay Fisher
- Starfall: Part 1 (1960) ... Clay Fisher
 1962 Madison Avenue
Brock
 1961-1962 Surfside 6 (TV Series)
Bernard 'Chilly' Childress / Arnold Plagermann
- The Roust (1962) ... Bernard 'Chilly' Childress
- Little Star Lost (1961) ... Arnold Plagermann
 1961 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Dooley
- A Fistful of Pride (1961) ... Dooley
 1961 Target: The Corruptors (TV Series)
Mr. Welcome
- The Poppy Vendor (1961) ... Mr. Welcome
 1961 Tallahassee 7000 (TV Series)
Amsterdam
- Man from Tallahassee (1961) ... Amsterdam
 1961 Checkmate (TV Series)
Lawrence Tucker
- The Thrill Seeker (1961) ... Lawrence Tucker
 1961 The Asphalt Jungle (TV Series)
Commissioner James Deane
- The Lady and the Lawyer (1961) ... Commissioner James Deane
 1961 The Tom Ewell Show (TV Series)
Cameron Colby
- Storm Over Shangri-La (1961) ... Cameron Colby
 1961 My Three Sons (TV Series)
George Ferguson
- Other People's Houses (1961) ... George Ferguson
 1961 The Great Impostor
Dr. Hammond
 1961 Peter Loves Mary (TV Series)
 1961 Michael Shayne (TV Series)
Ted Walker
- Murder 'Round My Wrist (1961) ... Ted Walker
 1960 Coronado 9 (TV Series)
Jeff Hollister
- Remember the Alamo (1960) ... Jeff Hollister
 1960 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series)
Wells / Ralph
- A Thief or Two (1960) ... Wells
- I Hit and Ran (1960) ... Ralph
 1960 The Roaring 20's (TV Series)
Miles McMahon
- The Prairie Flower (1960) ... Miles McMahon
 1959-1960 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Atty. Archie Grayson / W.S. Andrews
- The Rusty Heller Story (1960) ... Atty. Archie Grayson
- The Dutch Schultz Story (1959) ... W.S. Andrews
 1960 Sunrise at Campobello
Mr. Lassiter
 1960 The Apartment
Mr. Eichelberger
 1960 The Chevy Mystery Show (TV Series)
Charley Frey
- The Machine Calls It Murder (1960) ... Charley Frey
 1960 Hotel de Paree (TV Series)
Cotton
- Sundance and the Cattlemen (1960) ... Cotton
 1960 Bonanza (TV Series)
Alexander Pendleton / Shanghai Pete
- San Francisco (1960) ... Alexander Pendleton / Shanghai Pete
 1960 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Amoury Kinett
- The Deadly Proposition (1960) ... Amoury Kinett
 1960 Encounter (TV Series)
 1959 Mr. Lucky (TV Series)
Mr. Van Horn
- Hijacked (1959) ... Mr. Van Horn
 1959 R.C.M.P. (TV Series)
Bart Boyd
- Little Girl Lost (1959) ... Bart Boyd
 1959 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Mr. Barberosa
- Dry Run (1959) ... Mr. Barberosa
 1959 Father Knows Best (TV Series)
Mr. Garrett
- The Gardener's Big Day (1959) ... Mr. Garrett
 1959 Markham (TV Series)
Charles Halliday
- Grave and Present Danger (1959) ... Charles Halliday
 1959 Alcoa Theatre (TV Series)
Mills
- The Slightly Fallen Angel (1959) ... Mills
 1957-1959 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Magistrate
- House of Cards (1959)
- Night Court (1957) ... Magistrate
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Freddie Henderson
- The Velvet Alley (1959) ... Freddie Henderson
 1955-1958 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
Henry Greatorex
- The Failure (1955)
 1958 The Goddess
Burt Harris (uncredited)
 1958 Harbormaster (TV Series)
Mike
- Strangers in Town (1958) ... Mike
 1956-1958 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
Larkin / Quince / Captain Buckmaster / ...
- Bilko the Male Model (1958) ... Larkin
- Cherokee Ernie (1957) ... Quince
- The Song of the Motor Pool (1956) ... Captain Buckmaster
- Bilko's Rest Cure (1956) ... Major C. W. Friend
 1957 Sweet Smell of Success
Otis Elwell (uncredited)
 1956-1957 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
Bixby / Sully
- Protege (1957) ... Bixby
- The President (1956) ... Sully
 1955-1957 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
Tom Jackson / Barney
- The Last Train to Kildevil (1957) ... Tom Jackson
- The Drifter (1955) ... Barney
 1954-1956 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Van Zandt / Oliver / Max
- The Power (1956) ... Van Zandt
- The Cuckoo in Spring (1954) ... Oliver
- Paul's Apartment (1954) ... Max
 1956 Appointment with Adventure (TV Series)
- High Stakes (1956)
 1955 Danger (TV Series)
- Telegram (1955)
 1951-1955 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
Martin Ramsey / Debataz / Dr. Tallman
- The Way Things Happen (1955) ... Martin Ramsey
- The Inward Eye (1954) ... Debataz
- Hollywood Tandem (1953)
- Money to Burn (1951)
 1954 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
- Dateline (1954)
 1951-1954 The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Cary Sloane
- Smoke Screen (1954)
- Rich Boy (1952) ... Cary Sloane
- Television Story (1951)
- Kitty Doone (1951)
 1953 Lincoln's Little Correspondent (TV Movie)
 1952 The Vision of Father Flanagan (TV Movie)
Judge Warren
 1951 Lights Out (TV Series)
Jeff Chambers
- Perchance to Dream (1951) ... Jeff Chambers
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6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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His son, Jonathan, was killed in the terrorist bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 on December 21st, 1988, over Lockerbie (Scotland, UK). See more »

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Aries

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