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Wesley Addy (1913–1996)


Character actor Wesley Addy began his prolific career as a prime player on the classical stage before coming to occasional films and TV in the early 1950s. Known for his intelligent, white-collar demeanor and lean, icy, cultivated menace, the silver-haired performer, who was actually born in Omaha, Nebraska, was often mistaken as British. Majoring ... See full bio »

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Known For

Kiss Me Deadly Lt. Pat Murphy
(1955)
Network Nelson Chaney
(1976)
The Verdict Dr. Towler
(1982)
Tora! Tora! Tora! Lt. Commander Alvin D. Kramer
(1970)

Filmography

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 1996 Harvest of Fire (TV Movie)
Bishop Levi Lapp
 1996 Before and After
Judge Grady
 1983-1995 Loving (TV Series)
Cabot Alden
- Episode dated 31 October 1995 (1995) ... Cabot Alden
- Episode #1.2204 (1992) ... Cabot Alden
- Episode #1.2203 (1992) ... Cabot Alden
- Episode #1.2196 (1992) ... Cabot Alden
- Episode #1.2192 (1991) ... Cabot Alden
 1995 A Modern Affair
Ed Rhodes
 1995 Hiroshima (TV Movie)
Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson
 1993 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series)
Arvin Allenby
- Hatton's Turn: Part 2 (1993) ... Arvin Allenby
- Hatton's Turn: Part 1 (1993) ... Arvin Allenby
 1985 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Mr. Wentworth
- The Europeans (1985) ... Mr. Wentworth
 1984 The Bostonians
Dr. Tarrant
 1983 Rage of Angels (TV Movie)
Abner Parker
 1982 The Verdict
Dr. Towler
 1981 The Private History of a Campaign That Failed (TV Movie)
Connecticut Minister
 1979 The Europeans
Mr. Wentworth
 1977-1978 Ryan's Hope (TV Series)
William Price Woodard
- Episode #1.648 (1978) ... William Price Woodard
- Episode #1.646 (1978) ... William Price Woodard
- Episode #1.645 (1977) ... William Price Woodard
- Episode #1.644 (1977) ... William Price Woodard
- Episode #1.641 (1977) ... William Price Woodard
 1977 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Agent Steiner
- Dirty Money, Black Light (1977) ... Agent Steiner
 1977 The Andros Targets (TV Series)
General Graves
- In the Event of My Death (1977) ... General Graves
 1977 Tail Gunner Joe (TV Movie)
Middleton
 1977 The Love Boat II (TV Movie)
Dr. Livingston
 1976 Network
Nelson Chaney
 1976 The Adams Chronicles (TV Mini-Series)
Andrew Jackson
- Chapter VI: John Adams, President (1976) ... Andrew Jackson
- Chapter V: John Adams, Vice President (1976) ... Andrew Jackson
- Chapter III: John Adams, Diplomat (1976) ... Andrew Jackson
- Chapter II: John Adams, Revolutionary (1976) ... Andrew Jackson
 1973 Medical Center (TV Series)
Bristol
- No Margin for Error (1973) ... Bristol
 1971 The Grissom Gang
John P. Blandish
 1970 Matt Lincoln (TV Series)
- Jimmy (1970)
 1970 Nancy (TV Series)
Jim Nielson
- A Case of Spring Fever (1970) ... Jim Nielson
 1970 Tora! Tora! Tora!
Lt. Commander Alvin D. Kramer
 1970 Ironside (TV Series)
Boudaris
- Good Will Tour (1970) ... Boudaris
 1965-1969 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Carl Torrance / Jock Mitchell / Carl Munroe / ...
- Silent Partner (1969) ... Carl Torrance
- The Fraud (1969) ... Jock Mitchell
- The Executioners: Part 1 (1967) ... Carl Munroe
- The Plunderers (1966) ... Goulding
- All the Streets Are Silent (1965) ... U.S. Attorney Cline
 1967 The Rat Patrol (TV Series)
Colonel Leske
- The Delilah Raid (1967) ... Colonel Leske
 1967 Love on a Rooftop (TV Series)
Man
- Murder in Apartment D (1967) ... Man
 1967 The Invaders (TV Series)
Tomkins
- Doomsday Minus One (1967) ... Tomkins
 1966 12 O'Clock High (TV Series)
Maj. Gen. Fox
- Burden of Guilt (1966) ... Maj. Gen. Fox
 1966 Meet Me in St. Louis (TV Movie)
Mr. Smith
 1966 Mister Buddwing
Dice Player
 1966 Seconds
John
 1966 I Spy (TV Series)
Hubbard
- Crusade to Limbo (1966) ... Hubbard
 1962-1966 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Joachim DeVry / Alton Brent
- The Case of the Tsarina's Tiara (1966) ... Joachim DeVry
- The Case of the Weary Watchdog (1962) ... Alton Brent
 1965 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Dr. Cooper (1966-1967)
 1965 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Homer Price
- Conspiracy of Silence (1965) ... Homer Price
 1965 Profiles in Courage (TV Series)
Hellinger
- George Mason (1965) ... Hellinger
 1965 Slattery's People (TV Series)
Dr. Ralph Newsome
- Question: Did He Who Made the Lamb Make Thee? (1965) ... Dr. Ralph Newsome
 1965 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Dr. Rahm
- The Brain of Colonel Barham (1965) ... Dr. Rahm
 1964 Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte
Sheriff Luke Standish
 1964 The Defenders (TV Series)
Dr. Simons
- Die Laughing (1964) ... Dr. Simons
 1963 4 for Texas
Winthrop Trowbridge
 1963 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Jim Hampshire
- The Many Ways of Heaven (1963) ... Jim Hampshire
 1952-1963 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Smith / Lawrence Grabel
- Five Kilos of Junk (1963) ... Smith
- The Spy Next Door (1961) ... Lawrence Grabel
 1963 Look Up and Live (TV Series)
Interpreter
- Room for Death (1963) ... Interpreter
 1962 What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
Marty Mc Donald
 1962 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
Stafford Price
- Somewhere There's Music (1962) ... Stafford Price
 1960 John Brown's Raid (TV Movie)
Col. Lewis Washington
 1960 The Valley of Decision (TV Movie)
 1959 Ten Seconds to Hell
Wolfgang Sulke (as Wes Addy)
 1957 The Garment Jungle
Mr. Paul
 1954-1956 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Walter Marshall / Steven Coryat / McAllister
- Something Ventured (1956) ... Walter Marshall
- The House of Gair (1954) ... Steven Coryat
- Fandango at War Bonnet (1954) ... McAllister
 1956 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Dr. Hugh Campbell (1958-1959)
 1956 Time Table
Dr. Paul Brucker
 1955 The Big Knife
Horatio 'Hank' Teagle
 1955 Windows (TV Series)
 1955 Kiss Me Deadly
Lt. Pat Murphy
 1955 Danger (TV Series)
- The Dark Curtain (1955)
 1954 Deadlock (TV Movie)
 1954 You Are There (TV Series)
Admiral Lord Nelson / Charles James Fox
- Lord Nelson at Trafalgar (October 21, 1805) (1954) ... Admiral Lord Nelson
- William Pitt's Last Speech to Parliament (1954) ... Charles James Fox
 1954 The Big Story (TV Series)
Willard Haselbush / Edgar E. Frady
- Willard Haselbush, City Editor of the Denver Post (1954) ... Willard Haselbush
- Theory and Practice ... Edgar E. Frady
 1954 Dynamite, the Story of Alfred Nobel (TV Movie)
Alfred Nobel
 1951-1953 The Web (TV Series)
- The Leech (1953)
- The Dream (1951)
 1953 Omnibus (TV Series)
King of France (segment)
- King Lear (1953) ... King of France (segment)
 1953 Eye Witness (TV Series)
 1953 Hamlet (TV Movie)
Horatio
 1953 The Other Wise Man (TV Movie)
 1950-1953 Suspense (TV Series)
- A Study in Stone (1953)
- Poison (1950)
 1952-1953 The Doctor (TV Series)
Charles Miller
- The Decision (1953)
- Blackmail (1952) ... Charles Miller
 1953 Broadway Television Theatre (TV Series)
John Carteret
- Smilin' Through (1953) ... John Carteret
 1949-1953 Repertory Theatre (TV Series)
Duke Orsino
- Pride's Way (1953)
- The Spur (1951)
- Twelfth Night (1949) ... Duke Orsino
 1952 Reign of Terror (TV Movie)
James Monroe
 1952 My Six Convicts
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1951 Celanese Theatre (TV Series)
Hugh Farley
- The Joyous Season (1951) ... Hugh Farley
 1951 Out There (TV Series)
Commander Xeglon
- Outer Limit (1951) ... Commander Xeglon
 1951 The First Legion
Father John Fulton
 1950 The Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series)
Prof. Allen Carr
- The Marble Faun (1950)
- The Traitor (1950) ... Prof. Allen Carr
 1950 Believe It or Not (TV Series)
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Other Works:

He acted in Moss Hart's play, "Light Up the Sky," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Sam Levene, Kay Medford, Celeste Holm and Vivian Blaine in the cast. Harold J. Kennedy was director. See more »

Alternate Names:

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Fourth husband of Celeste Holm. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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