John Conte (I) (1915–2006)

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John Conte was born on September 15, 1915 in Palmer, Massachusetts, USA. He was an actor, known for The Man with the Golden Arm (1955), Musical Comedy Time (1950) and Lost in a Harem (1944). He was married to Sirpuhe Philibosian, Ruth Harris Conte and Marilyn Maxwell. He died on September 4, 2006 in Rancho Mirage, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Musical Comedy Time Billy Crocker
Lost in a Harem Prince Ramo
The Desert Song Paul Fontaine


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 1972 The ABC Afternoon Playbreak (TV Series)
 1960-1965 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Judson Warner / Roy Comstock / Kirby Evans / ...
- The Case of the 12th Wildcat (1965) ... Judson Warner
- The Case of the Lover's Leap (1963) ... Roy Comstock
- The Case of the Injured Innocent (1961) ... Kirby Evans
- The Case of the Blind Man's Bluff (1961) ... Karl Addison
- The Case of the Madcap Modiste (1960) ... Charles Pierce
 1965 Bonanza (TV Series)
Paul Dorn
- The Return (1965) ... Paul Dorn
 1964 The Carpetbaggers
Ed Ellis
 1962 When the Girls Take Over
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1962 Trauma
Warren Clyner
 1961 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Gunnar Isis
- The Positive Negative (1961) ... Gunnar Isis
- The Eyes of Love (1961) ... (uncredited)
 1960 The Untouchables (TV Series)
- Kiss of Death Girl (1960) ... Vito
 1960 The Best of the Post (TV Series)
- Command (1960) ... Host
 1959 Mantovani (TV Series)
 1958 Target (TV Series)
Cliff Tucker
- Lost Identity (1958) ... Cliff Tucker
 1955-1957 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
Tom Loring
- Sara Crewe (1957)
- The Party Dress (1957)
- Therese (1956)
- The Damask Cheek (1956)
 1955 Climax! (TV Series)
Dr. Duillermo Brown
- Fear Strikes Out (1955) ... Dr. Duillermo Brown
 1955 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
- Tangled Web (1955)
 1955 The Desert Song (TV Movie)
Paul Fontaine
 1955 Max Liebman Presents: The Merry Widow (TV Movie)
 1955 A Connecticut Yankee (TV Movie)
Sir Kay
 1955 Star Tonight (TV Series)
- The Week-end (1955)
 1955 Max Liebman Presents: Naughty Marietta (TV Movie)
Lt. Gov. LeGrange
 1954 Woman with a Past (TV Series)
 1953 Suspense (TV Series)
- See No Evil (1953)
 1952 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series)
- The Quiet Lady (1952)
 1952 Danger (TV Series)
 1948-1951 Studio One (TV Series)
Dr. Kim Baylor / Gabriel
- Flowers from a Stranger (1949) ... Dr. Kim Baylor
- Let Me Do the Talking (1948) ... Gabriel
 1951 Somerset Maugham TV Theatre (TV Series)
 1950 Musical Comedy Time (TV Series)
Billy Crocker
- Anything Goes (1950) ... Billy Crocker
 1949 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series)
- Half an Hour (1949) ... Hugh
- Londonderry Air (1949)
 1946 Nobody Lives Forever (uncredited)
 1944 Lost in a Harem
Prince Ramo
 1943 Thousands Cheer
Dr. Conte in Frank Morgan Skit
 1939 Our Neighbors - The Carters
Reporter (uncredited)
 1939 Each Dawn I Die
Narrator (uncredited)
 1939 Indianapolis Speedway
Third Radio Announcer (uncredited)
 1939 Unmarried
Announcer (uncredited)
 1939 Confessions of a Nazi Spy
Radio Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1938 Touchdown, Army
Football Game Commentator (uncredited)
 1938 Campus Confessions
Announcer (uncredited)
 1937 Hold 'Em Navy
Announcer - Army-Navy Game (uncredited)
 1932 The Crowd Roars
Third Announcer (edited from 'Indianapolis Speedway') (uncredited)
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Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
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(1937-42) Radio: Announcer for CBS Radio's "Silver Theater". See more »


Sirpuhe Philibosian  (his death) | See more »

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[on working with Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Lost in a Harem (1944)] It was a joy to watch them. I recall that whenever they went into one of their classic bits in the film, the entire company would gather round behind the cameras and watch. There was a lot of interest in Bud and Lou, and it was a sort of built-in habit of the actors who were not busy working on films of their own who could ... See more »


Founding sponsor of the Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, California, where he passed away from natural causes at age 90. See more »

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