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Melvin Belli (1907–1996)


Melvin Belli was born on July 29, 1907 in Sonora, California, USA as Melvin Moulon Belli. He was an actor and producer, known for Tokyo File 212 (1951), Star Trek (1966) and Ground Zero (1973). He was married to Nancy Ho, Lia Triff, Pat Montandon, Betty Ballantine, Joy Turney and Toni Nichols. He died on July 9, 1996 in San Francisco, California. See full bio »

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Known For

Tokyo File 212 Producer
(1951)
Star Trek Gorgan
(1968)
Ground Zero Mario Barto
(1973)
Murder, She Wrote Judge Charlie Harley
(1991)

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 1991 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Judge Charlie Harley
- From the Horse's Mouth (1991) ... Judge Charlie Harley (as Melvin M. Belli)
 1978 Lady of the House (TV Movie)
Mayor Jim of San Francisco
 1973 Ground Zero
Mario Barto
 1972 Arnie (TV Series)
Lawyer
 1968 Star Trek (TV Series)
Gorgan
- And the Children Shall Lead (1968) ... Gorgan
 1968 Wild in the Streets
Melvin Belli (uncredited)
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Personal Details

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1 Print Biography | 2 Portrayals | 2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Melvin M. Belli
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I'm not an ambulance chaser. I'm usually there before the ambulance.

Trivia:

The flamboyant attorney represented such celebrities as Mae West, Muhammad Ali, Jim Bakker & Tammy Faye Bakker, Errol Flynn, Beverly Aadland, Tony Curtis, Lenny Bruce, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Chuck Berry, Alex Haley, Nick Nolte, Lana Turner and The Rolling Stones. Though he won more than $600 million in damages for his clients, keeping a third for himself as commission, he filed for bankruptcy the year he... See more »

Nickname:

King of Torts

Star Sign:

Leo

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