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Henry Beckman (1921–2008)


Henry Beckman was born on November 26, 1921 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada as Henry How Beckman. He was an actor, known for Marnie (1964), Death Hunt (1981) and Blood & Guts (1978). He was married to Hillary Beckman and Cheryl Maxwell. He died on June 17, 2008 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. See full bio »

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Known For

Marnie
Marnie First Detective
(1964)
Death Hunt
Death Hunt Bill Luce
(1981)
Blood & Guts
Blood & Guts Red Henkel
(1978)
The X-Files
The X-Files Detective Frank Briggs / Old Man
(1993-1998)

Filmography

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 2002 Johnson County War (TV Movie)
Governor Barb
 2001 The Chris Isaak Show (TV Series)
Old Janitor
 2001 Cold Squad (TV Series)
Old Man Douglas
 2000 Lion of Oz
Narrator (voice)
 2000 Epicenter
Pat
 1999-2000 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show (TV Series)
Judge
 1999 The Sentinel (TV Series)
Sam Bramley
 1998 My Husband's Secret Life (TV Movie)
Christy Sullivan
 1993-1998 The X-Files (TV Series)
Detective Frank Briggs / Old Man
 1997 Poltergeist: The Legacy (TV Series)
Sergeant
 1995 Shadow of a Doubt (TV Movie)
Judge Mulhern
 1995 Jack Reed: One of Our Own (TV Movie)
James Quinn
 1995 The Marshal (TV Series)
 1995 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Brad Hoffman
 1994 While Justice Sleeps (TV Movie)
Ned Stokes
 1992 The Man Upstairs (TV Movie)
Sheriff
 1992 The Commish (TV Series)
Dr. Kranz
 1992 The Ray Bradbury Theater (TV Series)
Mr. Merriwell Blythe
 1992 Street Justice (TV Series)
Pine's Father
 1992 The Last P.O.W.? The Bobby Garwood Story (TV Movie)
Psychiatrist
 1991 Blood River (TV Movie)
Sheriff Peabody
 1988-1991 Street Legal (TV Series)
Lou Staples / Saul Gold
 1990 The Beachcombers (TV Series)
Blackie Bowman
 1990 MacGyver (TV Series)
Judge
 1990 I Love You to Death
Wendel Carter
 1989 Stuck with Each Other (TV Movie)
Mr. Klopperman
 1989 Booker (TV Series)
Judge Alvarez
 1988 Family Reunion
Leo
 1988 War and Remembrance (TV Mini-Series)
Maj. Gen. McIntyre
 1987-1988 Werewolf (TV Series)
Doc / Gun Salesman
 1987 Throb (TV Series)
Marty
 1987 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
 1987 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Mr. Brennan
 1986 Every Dog's Guide to Complete Home Safety (Short)
Boss (voice)
 1985-1986 Check It Out (TV Series)
Alf Scully
 1985 Fame (TV Series)
William Rosenkrantz
 1985 Kane & Abel (TV Mini-Series)
Glen Ricardo
 1984 Partners in Crime (TV Series)
The General
 1984 Jessie (TV Series)
 1984 Matt Houston (TV Series)
Talbot
 1984 Seeing Things (TV Series)
Harper
 1983 The Lost Satellite (TV Series)
Various
 1983 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Floyd Yaeger
 1977-1983 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Sergeant Wendorf / Max / Sheriff Tom Brady / ...
 1981 Death Hunt
Bill Luce
 1980 The Littlest Hobo (TV Series)
Priest
 1980 Matt and Jenny (TV Series)
Harry Alfred Teasdale
 1980 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Sheriff Neal
 1979 Welcome Back, Kotter (TV Series)
Samson Malone
 1979 The Brood
Barton Kelly
 1979 The Great Detective (TV Series)
Pete Stevens
 1978 Blood & Guts
Red Henkel
 1978 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Mr. Weaver
 1978 The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams (TV Series)
Nathaniel Morgan
 1977 Happy Days (TV Series)
Professor Garrity
 1977 King of Kensington (TV Series)
Teddy Bear
 1977 The Fighting Men (TV Movie)
Coxswain
 1977 McMillan & Wife (TV Series)
Harry Court
 1976 Silver Streak
Conventioneer
 1975-1976 Bronk (TV Series)
Harry Mark
 1975 The Canary (TV Movie)
Lou
 1975 The Lost Saucer (TV Series)
Commander Stickler
 1975 The Family Holvak (TV Series)
Skinner
 1975 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
Robert Meyer
 1974-1975 Barney Miller (TV Series)
Lyman Cooper / Uncle Charlie Ryan
 1975 Who Is the Black Dahlia? (TV Movie)
Traveling Salesman
 1973-1975 Police Story (TV Series)
Captain Calvelli / Garbash
 1975 Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV Series)
Senator Stephens
 1967-1974 Ironside (TV Series)
Ralph 'The Angel' Drexell / Clark Andrews / Durand / ...
 1974 Cannon (TV Series)
Billy Burrows
 1974 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Capt. Mike
 1974 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Danny's Manager
 1962-1974 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Dr. Rhodes / Thaddius McKay / Uncle Sunday / ...
 1974 Why Rock the Boat?
Philip Butcher
 1974 Devil Times Five
Dr. Brown
 1974 Indict and Convict (TV Movie)
Mav Theisen
 1974 Tenafly (TV Series)
Reverend Matthews
 1973 Hec Ramsey (TV Series)
Pipe Yard Owner
 1973 The Starlost (TV Series)
William
 1973 Shaft (TV Series)
Stanley Hollister
 1973 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
Truck Driver
 1973 Between Friends
Will
 1973 Brock's Last Case (TV Movie)
Jake Hinkley
 1972 The Merry Wives of Tobias Rouke
Tobias Rouke
 1967-1972 Mannix (TV Series)
Sheriff Simkins / Leonard Duncan
 1972 Columbo (TV Series)
Man at Murder Scene
 1972 Me and the Chimp (TV Series)
Mr. Pitts
 1972 The Sixth Sense (TV Series)
Mr. Bennington
 1971 Funny Face (TV Series)
Pat / Pat Harwell
 1971 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
Mr. Harlen
 1971 The Harness (TV Movie)
Doc Marn
 1971 Nichols (TV Series)
Murphy
 1971 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Jack (segment "Love and the Guilty Conscience")
 1971 Police Surgeon (TV Series)
Marcus
 1968-1971 Bonanza (TV Series)
Doctor Phelps / Charlie Matson
 1971 Night Gallery (TV Series)
The Policeman (segment "They're Tearing Down Tim Riley's Bar")
 1970 The Immortal (TV Series)
Dr. Andrew Kinneson
 1970 The Interns (TV Series)
Miller
 1970 Nancy (TV Series)
Marcus
 1968-1970 Here Come the Brides (TV Series)
Capt. Roland Francis Clancey / Capt. Roland Frances Clancey
 1969 The Undefeated
Thad Benedict
 1964-1969 Insight (TV Series)
Ward / Brown / Manny / ...
 1969 Adam-12 (TV Series)
Charles Levering
 1969 Sweet Charity
Policeman (uncredited)
 1969 The Outsider (TV Series)
Sheriff Damon
 1968 The Stalking Moon
Sgt. Rudabaugh
 1968 I Dream of Jeannie (TV Series)
Policeman
 1968 Madigan
Philip Downes
 1965-1968 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Narrator / Hank Kellogg / Lt. Flaherty / ...
 1967-1968 The Monkees (TV Series)
Manager / D. A.
 1967-1968 Bewitched (TV Series)
Bill Walters / Arch Wilkerson
 1967 Iron Horse (TV Series)
Dr. Thompson
 1967 Custer (TV Series)
Claude Ostler
 1967 Garrison's Gorillas (TV Series)
Gunther Berger
 1967 The Virginian (TV Series)
Corey
 1967 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Mr. Gilbert, the Prosecutor
 1967 The Second Hundred Years (TV Series)
Ralph Wilson
 1967 The Flying Nun (TV Series)
Major Overland
 1960-1967 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Howard Franklin / Michael Tarpey / Michael Parpey / ...
 1967 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Lt. Schaeffer
 1967 Rango (TV Series)
 1967 Tarzan (TV Series)
Michael O'Brian
 1965-1967 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Paul J. Lambert / Governor Bradford
 1966 Run Buddy Run (TV Series)
Jake
 1960-1966 Perry Mason (TV Series)
William March / Albert King / Sidney L. Garth / ...
 1965-1966 McHale's Navy (TV Series)
Colonel Harrigan / Col. Douglas Harrigan / Col. Harrigan
 1966 Blue Light (TV Series)
Schreiber
 1962-1966 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Curt Bowers
 1965 The Munsters (TV Series)
Ralph, the Husband / 'Leadfoot' Baylor
 1965 Honey West (TV Series)
Fred Cody
 1965 The Glory Guys
Salesman
 1964-1965 Peyton Place (TV Series)
George Anderson
 1965 The Satan Bug
Dr. Baxter
 1965 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Dr. George Tower
 1965 Combat! (TV Series)
Major Mueller
 1964-1965 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Commercial Man / Joe - Butcher
 1964 Kiss Me, Stupid
Truck Driver
 1964 My Living Doll (TV Series)
Dr. Carl Miller
 1963-1964 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Keller / Brown / Airplane Passenger
 1964 The Third Man (TV Series)
Steve Garson
 1964 A House Is Not a Home
Croupier (uncredited)
 1964 Marnie
First Detective
 1963-1964 The Lieutenant (TV Series)
Major Al Barker / Maj. Adam Butler
 1964 The Greatest Show on Earth (TV Series)
Spike Samson
 1964 Dead Ringer
Prosecutor (uncredited)
 1963-1964 My Favorite Martian (TV Series)
Ass't D.A. Ronald Bradley / Lt. Harland
 1964 The Great Adventure (TV Series)
Guard Sergeant
 1963 The Danny Kaye Show (TV Series)
Mr. Gilmore
 1963 Twilight of Honor
Man Stirring Up Crowd (uncredited)
 1963 Arrest and Trial (TV Series)
Trella
 1962-1963 I'm Dickens, He's Fenster (TV Series)
Mulligan
 1963 The Man from the Diners' Club
Policeman (uncredited)
 1960-1963 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Townsperson / Policeman
 1961-1962 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Sam Allen / Security Officer
 1962 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Mills
 1962 Sam Benedict (TV Series)
Jerry Spangler / Gerald Spangler / Gerald Spanglor
 1962 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Les Horgan
 1962 Saints and Sinners (TV Series)
Mike
 1961-1962 Route 66 (TV Series)
Wasson / Nightclub Romeo / Cooper
 1962 The New Breed (TV Series)
Sergeant Rayless
 1961-1962 Target: The Corruptors (TV Series)
Gil Dayton
 1962 Father of the Bride (TV Series)
Police Sergeant
 1962 Laramie (TV Series)
Bartender
 1962 Hennesey (TV Series)
Manager
 1962 Hazel (TV Series)
Pitchman
 1962 13 West Street
Joe Bradford
 1960-1961 Dennis the Menace (TV Series)
Clerk / Mr. Fleming
 1961 Follow the Sun (TV Series)
Lt. Langley
 1961 Breakfast at Tiffany's
Narcotics Detective Cronberger (uncredited)
 1961 Cain's Hundred (TV Series)
Sgt. Kaline
 1961 The Law and Mr. Jones (TV Series)
J.A. Wethering, D.A.
 1961 The Asphalt Jungle (TV Series)
Dunn
 1960-1961 The DuPont Show with June Allyson (TV Series)
Officer / Policeman
 1960 Hong Kong (TV Series)
Brody
 1960 Two Faces West (TV Series)
Duvall
 1960 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series)
Hal
 1960 Mr. Lucky (TV Series)
Huey
 1960 The Bramble Bush
Bill Watts (uncredited)
 1960 Black Saddle (TV Series)
Richard Talbot
 1960 The Ann Sothern Show (TV Series)
Chairman
 1959 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Jules Burnett
 1959 Police Station (TV Series)
Detective Stan Abramson
 1959 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
Mexican Girl's Husband
 1959 Naked City (TV Series)
Priest
 1958 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Lt. Rush
 1957 Decoy (TV Series)
Frank Bandiner
 1957 So Lovely... So Deadly
Steve Clark
 1955-1957 Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion (TV Series)
Louis / Private Miller
 1956 The Wrong Man
Prisoner at Arraignment Hearing (uncredited)
 1956 I Spy (TV Series)
Ashby
 1954-1955 Flash Gordon (TV Series)
Cmdr. Paul Richards / Commander Richards / Commander Paul Richards
 1953 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Harry
 1953 The Glory Brigade
Soldier (uncredited)
 1953 Niagara
Motorcycle Cop (uncredited)
 1952 Suspense (TV Series)
Aide
 1952 The Web (TV Series)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Darkness at Noon (1951). Drama. Written by Sidney Kingsley. Based on the novel by Arthur Koestler. "Moscow" composed by Dan and Dm. Pokras. Directed by Sidney Kingsley. Alvin Theatre (moved to The Royale Theatre from 26 Mar 1951 to close): 13 Jan 1951- 23 Jun 1951 (186 performances). Cast: Claude Rains (as "Rubashov"), Kim ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Henry Beckerman | Henry H. Beckman | Henry K. Beckman
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He wrote and published a book about how to make an independent film. See more »

Star Sign:

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