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by dmclaughlinabq | created - 06 Aug 2013 | updated - 31 Jul 2016 | Public

Some Of The Most Colorful And Best Loved Character Actors That Ever Worked In Hollywood.

1. Kurt Russell

Actor | The Hateful Eight

Kurt Russell was born Kurt Vogel Russell in Springfield, Massachusetts, to Louise Julia (Crone), a dancer, and actor Bing Russell (Neil Oliver Russell). He is of English, German, Scottish and Irish descent. His first roles were as a child on television series, including a lead role on the Western ...

Quano THE CHALLENGE

2. Michael Ansara

Actor | The Message

Born in a small village in Syria, Michael Ansara came to the United States with his American parents at the age of two, living in New England, until the family's relocation to California ten years later. He entered Los Angeles City College with the intention of becoming a doctor, but got ...

The Ruler THE CHALLENGE

3. Mercedes McCambridge

Actress | The Exorcist

Mercedes McCambridge is a highly-talented radio performer who won a best supporting Actress Oscar for her film debut.

Mercedes McCambridge was born in Joliet, Illinois, to Marie (Mahaffry) and John Patrick McCambridge, a farmer. She was of mostly Irish (with a small amount of English and German) ...

Sybilla THE SPACE CROPPERS

4. Sherry Jackson

Actress | The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima

Gorgeous, chestnut-maned Sherry Jackson began her promising career as a pleasant-looking child actress. She and brother Robert were the stepchildren of television writer/director/actor Montgomery Pittman, who died of cancer in 1962. There's a rumor that Idaho-born Sherry was discovered by a talent ...

Effra THE SPACE CROPPERS

5. Michael Rennie

Actor | The Day the Earth Stood Still

The British actor Michael Rennie worked as a car salesman and factory manager before he turned to acting. A meeting with a Gaumont-British Studios casting director led to Rennie's first acting job - that of stand-in for Robert Young in Secret Agent (1936) directed by Alfred Hitchcock. He put his ...

The Keeper THE KEEPER

6. Robby the Robot

Actor | Forbidden Planet

Robby was the brainchild of, and designed by industrial designer, Japanese-American engineer Robert Kinoshita. It was built in mid-1955 by the MGM prop department, at a reported cost of $125,000, to 'star' in the epic science fiction classic Forbidden Planet (1956) and its B-movie followup The ...

Robotoid WAR OF THE ROBOTS

7. Michael J. Pollard

Actor | Bonnie and Clyde

Michael J. Pollard was born on May 30, 1939 in Passaic, New Jersey, USA as Michael John Pollack Jr. He is an actor, known for Bonnie and Clyde (1967), Tango & Cash (1989) and Scrooged (1988). He was previously married to Beth Howland.

The Boy THE MAGIC MIRROR

8. Warren Oates

Actor | The Wild Bunch

Warren Oates was an American character actor of the 1960s and 1970s and early 1980s whose distinctive style and intensity brought him to offbeat leading roles.

Oates was born in Depoy, a very small Kentucky town. He was the son of Sarah Alice (Mercer) and Bayless Earle Oates, a general store owner. ...

Jimmy Hapgood WELCOME STRANGER

9. Reta Shaw

Actress | Mary Poppins

Reta Shaw is best known to television audiences as Hope Lange's housekeeper in the TV series The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (1968). Disney fans will remember her as one of the singing domestics in the Oscar-winning masterpiece Mary Poppins (1964). While she never achieved stardom as a leading lady, she ...

Aunt Clara Simms RETURN FROM OUTER SPACE

10. Sheila Allen

Actress | The Poseidon Adventure

Sheila Allen was born on February 2, 1929 in New York City, New York, USA as Sheila Marie Mathews. She was an actress and producer, known for The Poseidon Adventure (1972), The Towering Inferno (1974) and Poseidon (2006). She was married to Irwin Allen. She died on November 15, 2013 in Malibu, ...

Ruth Templation RETURN FROM OUTER SPACE

11. Robert Easton

Actor | Working Girl

Robert Easton was born on November 23, 1930 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA as Robert Easton Burke. He is known for his work on Working Girl (1988), Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991) and Red Heat (1988). He was married to June Bettine Grimstead. He died on December 16, 2011 in Toluca Lake,...

Newsman Lacy RETURN FROM OUTER SPACE

12. Fred Crane

Actor | Gone with the Wind

Fred Crane was born on March 22, 1918 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Herman Frederick Crane. He was an actor, known for Gone with the Wind (1939), The Gay Amigo (1949) and General Hospital (1963). He was married to Terry Lynn Halfacre, Anita Joan Cohen, Barbara Jeanne Garoutte, Ruth Ceder and ...

Alpha Control Technician THE RELUCTANT STOWAWAY

13. Werner Klemperer

Actor | Hogan's Heroes

Werner Klemperer, everyone's favorite TV German Air Force colonel, was best known for his role as the bumbling Col. Wilhelm Klink on the comedy series Hogan's Heroes (1965). Although he'll forever be known as the blustering but inept German commandant of Stalag 13, Klemperer was in fact a talented ...

Bolix ALL THAT GLITTERS

14. Royal Dano

Actor | Killer Klowns from Outer Space

Royal Dano was undoubtedly one of the best, most quirky and striking character actors to ever grace the big and small screen alike in a lengthy and impressive career which spanned 42 years.

Royal Edward Dano was born on November 16, 1922 in New York City, to Mary Josephine (O'Connor) and Caleb ...

Major Domo LOST CIVILIZATION

15. Kym Karath

Actress | The Sound of Music

Kym Karath began her acting career at the age of 3, appearing in Spencer's Mountain (1963) with Henry Fonda and Maureen O'Hara, The Thrill of It All (1963) with Doris Day and James Garner, and Good Neighbor Sam (1964) with Jack Lemmon, before winning the role of "Gretl", the youngest Von Trapp ...

Princess LOST CIVILIZATION

16. Strother Martin

Actor | Cool Hand Luke

American character actor who achieved considerable fame in the last decade of his life. A native of Kokomo, Indiana, Strother Martin Jr. was the youngest of three children of Strother Douglas Martin, a machinist, and Ethel Dunlap Martin. His family moved soon after his birth to San Antonio, Texas, ...

Nerim BLAST OFF INTO SPACE

17. Wally Cox

Actor | Mister Peepers

Wally Cox was a beloved character actor who made his mark in television and ranks as one of the medium's most memorable performers. His ability to show his range likely was limited by his short stature, slight frame, and high-pitched voice, which along with his talent for being very funny, made him...

Tiabo THE FORBIDDEN WORLD

18. Malachi Throne

Actor | Catch Me If You Can

Malachi Throne, the character actor who became one of the more ubiquitous faces on television from the "Golden Age" of the 1950s through the 21st Century, was born in New York City on December 1, 1928, the son of Samuel and Rebecca Throne, who had immigrated to America from the Austro-Hungarian ...

Thief THIEF FROM OUTER SPACE

19. Ted Cassidy

Actor | Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Ted Cassidy was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and raised in Philippi, West Virginia. He was a well respected actor who portrayed many different characters during his film and television career. His most notable role was Lurch, the faithful butler on the television series The Addams Family (1964)....

Slave THIEF FROM OUTER SPACE

20. Henry Jones

Actor | Vertigo

Henry Burk Jones was born in New Jersey and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was the son of Helen (Burk) and John Francis Xavier Jones, and the grandson of Pennsylvania Representative Henry Burk, a Prussian immigrant. He graduated from St. Joseph's College. His Broadway debut was in 1938 in ...

Jeremiah Smith CURSE OF COUSIN SMITH

21. Allan Melvin

Actor | Flash Gordon

Allan Melvin was born on February 18, 1923 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as Allan John Melvin. He was an actor, known for Flash Gordon (1979), The Phil Silvers Show (1955) and The Adventures of Gulliver (1968). He was married to Amalia Faustina Sestero. He died on January 17, 2008 in Brentwood, Los...

Enforcer Claudio WEST OF MARS

22. Gerald Mohr

Actor | The Angry Red Planet

Bearing a strong resemblance to Humphrey Bogart certainly helped in typecasting the handsome Gerald Mohr into "B" film noir. Born in New York City in 1914, he was the son of Sigmond Mohr and Henrietta Noustadt, a Viennese singer. In 1920 his father was killed in a tragic accident while at work when...

Morbus A VISIT TO HADES

23. John Abbott

Actor | The Jungle Book

John Abbott was born on June 5, 1905 in London, England as John Albert Chamberlain Kefford. He was an actor, known for The Jungle Book (1967), Gigi (1958) and London Blackout Murders (1943). He died on May 24, 1996 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Sesmar THE DREAM MONSTER

24. Dennis Patrick

Actor | The Time Travelers

Dennis Patrick was born on March 14, 1918 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Dennis Patrick Harrison. He was an actor and director, known for The Time Travelers (1964), Dark Shadows (1966) and The Six Million Dollar Man (1974). He was married to Barbara Cason and Amelia Honora Baines. He died on...

Keema THE GOLDEN MAN

25. Hans Conried

Actor | Peter Pan

Hans Conried was born in Baltimore and raised both there and in New York City. He studied acting at Columbia University, and played many major classical roles onstage. After having been a member of Orson Welles' Mercury Theatre Company, he was heard as Prof. Kropotkin on the radio show "My Friend ...

Sagramonte THE QUESTING BEAST

26. Sheila Allen

Actress | The Poseidon Adventure

Sheila Allen was born on February 2, 1929 in New York City, New York, USA as Sheila Marie Mathews. She was an actress and producer, known for The Poseidon Adventure (1972), The Towering Inferno (1974) and Poseidon (2006). She was married to Irwin Allen. She died on November 15, 2013 in Malibu, ...

Brynhilda SPACE VIKINGS

27. Albert Salmi

Actor | The Brothers Karamazov

Albert Salmi was born on March 11, 1927, in Brooklyn, New York, to Finnish parents. After serving in the Army during WWII, he used the GI Bill to study at the Dramatic Workshop of the American Theater Wing and the prestigious Actors Studio. He became a stage actor, very soon landing on Broadway, ...

Alonzo P. Tucker Treasure Of The Lost Planet

28. Al Lewis

Actor | Super Scary Saturday

In the late 1920s, Lewis worked as a circus performer, but ultimately decided on college, earning a Ph.D. in child psychology from Columbia University. He taught school and wrote two children's books. In 1949, at the suggestion of a friend, Lewis turned to acting and joined the Paul Mann Actor's ...

Zalto ROCKET TO EARTH

29. Francine York

Actress | The Family Man

Francine York was born in the small mining town of Aurora, Minnesota to her parents, Frank and Sophie Yerich. When Francine was five, her family (including her younger sister, Deanne) moved to Cleveland, where she began to write short stories and take an interest in acting. At age nine, Francine ...

Niolani THE COLONISTS

30. John Carradine

Actor | Stagecoach

John Carradine, the son of a reporter/artist and a surgeon, grew up in Poughkeepsie, New York. He attended Christ Church School and Graphic Art School, studying sculpture, and afterward roamed the South selling sketches. He made his acting debut in "Camille" in a New Orleans theatre in 1925. ...

Arcon THE GALAXY GIFT

31. Norman Leavitt

Actor | Off Limits

Norman Leavitt was born on December 1, 1913 in Lansing, Michigan, USA as Norman Turner Leavitt. He was an actor, known for Off Limits (1952), Trackdown (1957) and The Wild Wild West (1965). He died on December 11, 2005 in Solvang, California, USA.

Charlie VISIT TO A HOSTILE PLANET

32. Robert Pine

Actor | Jobs

Robert Pine was born on July 10, 1941 in New York City, New York, USA as Granville Whitelaw Pine. He is an actor and director, known for Jobs (2013), Red Eye (2005) and Lakeview Terrace (2008). He has been married to Gwynne Gilford since September 6, 1969. They have two children.

Craig VISIT TO A HOSTILE PLANET

33. Woodrow Parfrey

Actor | The Outlaw Josey Wales

Parfrey was born Sydney Woodrow Parfrey in New York City, New York, to Hazel (James) and Sidney Parfrey, both Welsh immigrants. One of the most interesting character actors to emerge on American film and television in the 1960s, Parfrey brought a quirky charisma to every role he played, from ...

Col. Fogey THE HAUNTED LIGHTHOUSE

34. Daniel J. Travanti

Actor | Hill Street Blues

The highly regarded actor Daniel J. Travanti was born Danielo Giovanni Travanty in the southeastern part of Wisconsin on March 7, 1940, but raised for a time in Iowa before returning to his native state. The youngest son of an American Motors auto worker, he showed both athletic and academic ...

Space Biker COLLISION OF THE PLANETS

35. Lyle Waggoner

Actor | The Carol Burnett Show

This 60s and 70s TV heartthrob was the proverbial tall, dark and classically handsome actor. Completing the solid package was a great, muscular build, smooth charm, an almost perfect set of teeth and a marvelously resonant voice. Born in 1935 in Kansas City, Kansas, and raised in St. Louis, ...

Mechanical Man I DEADLIEST OF THE SPECIES

36. Leonard Stone

Actor | Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Leonard Stone was born on November 3, 1923 in Salem, Oregon, USA as Leonard Steinbock. He was an actor, known for Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), Soylent Green (1973) and I Spy (1965). He was married to Carole H. Kleinman. He died on November 2, 2011 in Encinitas, California, USA.

Farnum A DAY AT THE ZOO

37. Edy Williams

Actress | Beyond the Valley of the Dolls

When we think of the term "worse for wear", somehow provocative images of 39-26-37 Edwina Beth Williams (better known as Edy Williams) and her outrageous apparel at film festivals and award shows instantly stands out into one's mind. You have to admit this wild child, who has now moved into her 70s...

Non TWO WEEKS IN SPACE

38. Arte Johnson

Actor | Love at First Bite

Arte Johnson was born on January 20, 1929 in Benton Harbor, Michigan, USA as Arthur Stanton Eric Johnson. He is an actor and writer, known for Love at First Bite (1979), Laugh-In (1967) and The President's Analyst (1967). He has been married to Gisela Johnson since August 15, 1968.

Fedor PRINCESS OF SPACE

39. Sheila Allen

Actress | The Poseidon Adventure

Sheila Allen was born on February 2, 1929 in New York City, New York, USA as Sheila Marie Mathews. She was an actress and producer, known for The Poseidon Adventure (1972), The Towering Inferno (1974) and Poseidon (2006). She was married to Irwin Allen. She died on November 15, 2013 in Malibu, ...

Aunt Gamma PRINCESS OF SPACE

40. Hoke Howell

Actor | Far and Away

A consummate character actor whose deep Southern drawl (courtesy of a Georgia birth and South Carolina upbringing) made him a highly sought-after personality. Howell began his career on Broadway in "Make A Million." Hollywood took note of his accent and tried to make the best use of it, from a ...

Sgt. Rogers THE TIME MERCHANT

41. Leonard Stone

Actor | Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Leonard Stone was born on November 3, 1923 in Salem, Oregon, USA as Leonard Steinbock. He was an actor, known for Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), Soylent Green (1973) and I Spy (1965). He was married to Carole H. Kleinman. He died on November 2, 2011 in Encinitas, California, USA.

Farnum SPACE BEAUTY

42. Stanley Adams

Actor | Star Trek

Stocky character actor Stanley Adams had a relatively minor career in motion pictures, with the possible exception of his baby-faced millionaire Rusty Trawler of Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) fame. Otherwise, he played innumerable minor ethnic villains, bartenders and avuncular, fast-talking ...

Tybo THE GREAT VEGETABLE REBELLION

43. Dee Hartford

Actress | The Time Tunnel

Dee Hartford was born on April 21, 1928 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA as Donna Higgins. She is an actress, known for The Time Tunnel (1966), The Outer Limits (1963) and The Twilight Zone (1959). She was previously married to Stuart Warren Cramer III and Howard Hawks.

Verda REVOLT OF THE ANDROIDS THE ANDROID MACHINE

Nancy P Squared SPACE BEAUTY

44. Don Matheson

Actor | Lost in Space

Don Matheson was born on August 5, 1929 in Dearborn, Michigan, USA. He was an actor, known for Lost in Space (1965), Land of the Giants (1968) and Murph the Surf (1975). He was married to Deanna Lund and Maxine Arnold Franklin. He died on June 29, 2014 in Woodland Hills, California, USA.

IDAK Alpha 12 REVOLT OF THE ANDROIDS

Rethso THE SKY IS FALLING



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