Donald Briggs (I) (1911–1986)


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Donald Briggs was born on January 28, 1911 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Donald Preston Briggs. He was an actor, known for The Adventures of Frank Merriwell (1936), Naked City (1958) and The Wild Wild West (1965). He was married to Audrey Christie. He died on February 3, 1986 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

(1936)
Naked City Jerry Bagger
(1961)
The Wild Wild West Sheriff Cantrell
(1965)
Men Against the Sky Dick Allerton
(1940)

Filmography

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 1976 W.C. Fields and Me
Politician (uncredited)
 1975 Police Story (TV Series)
Mullins
- To Steal a Million (1975) ... Mullins
 1974 Run, Joe, Run (TV Series)
Deputy Morris
- Homecoming (1974) ... Deputy Morris
 1972 Lassie (TV Series)
Major Merrill
- Peace Is Our Profession: Part 3 (1972) ... Major Merrill
 1970 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
Mr. Huntington
- Lucy the Crusader (1970) ... Mr. Huntington
 1969 Lancer (TV Series)
Marshal Thurman
- Angel Day and Her Sunshine Girls (1969) ... Marshal Thurman (as Don Briggs)
 1969 Bonanza (TV Series)
Clint Murray
- Erin (1969) ... Clint Murray (as Don Briggs)
 1968 The Felony Squad (TV Series)
Harold Pardway
- Man on Fire (1968) ... Harold Pardway (as Don Briggs)
 1967 Batman (TV Series)
Irving Irving
- Caught in the Spider's Den (1967) ... Irving Irving (as Don Briggs)
 1967 Iron Horse (TV Series)
Marshal
- Volcano Wagon (1967) ... Marshal
 1966 Run Buddy Run (TV Series)
Charles Druten
- The Death of Buddy Overstreet (1966) ... Charles Druten (as Don Briggs)
 1965 My Favorite Martian (TV Series)
General
- Who's Got a Secret? (1965) ... General (as Don Briggs)
 1965 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Sheriff Cantrell
- The Night of the Fatal Trap (1965) ... Sheriff Cantrell (as Don Briggs)
 1965 Hazel (TV Series)
Bill Gollard
- Champagne Tony (1965) ... Bill Gollard (as Don Briggs)
 1964 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Deggers
- Hammerhead (1964) ... Deggers (as Don Briggs)
 1964 The Fugitive (TV Series)
Whit Pearson
- When the Bough Breaks (1964) ... Whit Pearson
 1963 The Wheeler Dealers
Len Flink (as Don Briggs)
 1962-1963 The Lucy Show (TV Series)
Eddie Collins / Eddie
- Lucy Goes Duck Hunting (1963) ... Eddie
- No More Double Dates (1963) ... Eddie Collins (as Don Briggs)
- Lucy and Viv Become Tycoons (1963) ... Eddie Collins (as Don Briggs)
- Lucy and Viv Put in a Shower (1963) ... Eddie Collins (as Don Briggs)
- Chris's New Year's Eve Party (1962) ... Eddie Collins (as Don Briggs)
 1962 I'm Dickens, He's Fenster (TV Series)
Finkel
- Here's to the Three of Us (1962) ... Finkel (as Don Briggs)
 1961 Naked City (TV Series)
Jerry Bagger
- Ooftus Goofus (1961) ... Jerry Bagger (as Don Briggs)
 1957-1960 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Tom Foley / Lewis Stidman
- Full Disclosure (1960) ... Tom Foley (as Don Briggs)
- Full Disclosure (1960) ... Tom Foley (as Don Briggs)
- The Trusted Thief (1958) ... (as Don Briggs)
- Have Jacket Will Travel (1957) ... Lewis Stidman (as Don Briggs)
 1959 Deadline (TV Series)
Doctor
- Extortion (1959) ... Doctor
 1958 Decoy (TV Series)
Logan
- Earthbound Satellite (1958) ... Logan (as Don Briggs)
 1951-1957 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
- A Christmas Gift (1951)
 1956 Chevron Hall of Stars (TV Series)
Cameron
- Moment of Fear (1956) ... Cameron
 1949-1956 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Michael / Sgt. Honey Joey
- Regarding File Number 3456 (1956) ... Michael
- Stir Mugs (1954) ... Sgt. Honey Joey (as Don Briggs)
- The Glass Key (1949) ... (as Don Briggs)
 1956 I Spy (TV Series)
Ronge
- The Redl Story (1956) ... Ronge
 1955 Star Tonight (TV Series)
- The Summer Road (1955) ... (as Don Briggs)
 1955 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
Stephen
- The Touchstone (1955) ... Stephen (as Don Briggs)
 1955 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Truck Rogers
- Hung for a Sheep (1955) ... Truck Rogers (as Don Briggs)
 1955 Captain Video and His Video Rangers (TV Series)
Tor
- The Swordsmen of Lyra (1955) ... Tor (as Don Briggs)
 1954 Martin Kane (TV Series)
Joe Mann
- The Milk Bottle Burglar (1954) ... Joe Mann (as Don Briggs)
 1953 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Scott Henderson
- This Is Jimmy Merrill (1953) ... Scott Henderson (as Don Briggs)
 1952 Joan of Arc (TV Movie) (as Don Briggs)
 1949-1952 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- Background (1952) ... (as Don Briggs)
- As Husbands Go (1950)
 1952 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Leo
- Autumn in New York (1952) ... Leo
 1951-1952 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series)
Herbert Rand / Will Jethroe
- Age of Peril (1952) ... Herbert Rand (as Don Briggs)
- The Dark Angel (1951) ... Will Jethroe (as Don Briggs)
 1951 Cameo Theatre (TV Series)
- Strange Identity (1951)
- Of Unsound Mind (1951)
 1949-1951 Suspense (TV Series)
Henry Lord / Mark
- Murder in the Ring (1951) ... (as Don Briggs)
- The Man Who Talked in His Sleep (1950) ... Henry Lord (as Don Briggs)
- The Comic Strip Murder (1949) ... Mark (as Don Briggs)
 1951 The Web (TV Series)
- For Laura (1951) ... (as Don Briggs)
 1950 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Canton Story (1950) ... (as Don Briggs)
 1950 Stage 13 (TV Series)
- No More Wishes (1950)
 1940 Dreaming Out Loud
Will Danielson
 1940 Dr. Kildare Goes Home
Mr. Brownlee
 1940 Men Against the Sky
Dick Allerton
 1940 Hot Steel
George Barnes
 1940 Outside the Three-Mile Limit
Jimmy Rothaker
 1939 The Forgotten Woman
Dist. Atty. Burke
 1939 Unexpected Father
Allen Rand - theatre manager
 1939 Panama Lady
Roy Harmon
 1939 Ex-Champ
Jeffrey Grey
 1939 The Hardys Ride High
Caleb Bowen
 1939 Whispering Enemies
Fred Bowman
 1939 The Spirit of Culver
Instructor (uncredited)
 1939 Made for Each Other
Mr. Carter (uncredited)
 1939 Wings of the Navy
Instructor
 1938 Mr. Chump
Jim Belden
 1938 Cowboy from Brooklyn
Star Reporter
 1938 Men Are Such Fools
George Onslow
 1938 Crime School
New Doctor
 1938 The Beloved Brat
Jerome Williams
 1938 Love, Honor and Behave
Yale Tennis Coach
 1938 The First Hundred Years
William Regan
 1938 The Daredevil Drivers
Tommy Burnell
 1938 Blondes at Work
Maitland Greer
 1937 All American Sweetheart
Johnny Ames
 1937 Submarine D-1
Underwater Escape Instructor (uncredited)
 1937 Fit for a King
Prince Michael
 1937 They Won't Forget
Harmon
 1937 Captains Courageous
Tyler
 1937 Good Old Soak
Fred (uncredited)
 1937 Man of the People
Baldwin
 1936 After the Thin Man
Reporter (uncredited)
 1936 Show Boat
Press Agent (uncredited)
 1936 Love Before Breakfast
Stuart Farnum (uncredited)
 1936 Sutter's Gold
Soldier (uncredited)
 1936 Dangerous Waters
Quartermaster (as Don Briggs)
 1936 The Adventures of Frank Merriwell
Frank Merriwell (as Don Briggs)
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Alternate Names:

Donald P. Briggs | Don Briggs
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Appeared on the 1930s radio program "Welcome Valley" and had the title role on the 1930s "Frank Merriwell", which led to his first film, playing Frank Merriwell in the 1936 Universal serial "The Adventures of Frank Merriwell.". See more »

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