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Wendell Corey (1914–1968)

Wendell Corey was a hard-working American character actor who appeared in numerous movies and television productions in the 1940s, '50s and '60s. Born on March 20, 1914 in Dracut, Massachusetts, in the northeastern part of the Commonwealth near the New Hampshire border, Corey was the son of a Congregationalist clergyman. After receiving his ... See full bio »

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Known For

Rear Window
Rear Window Det. Lt. Thomas J. Doyle
Women of the Prehistoric Planet
The Furies
The Furies Rip Darrow
Agent for H.A.R.M.
Agent for H.A.R.M. Jim Graff


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 1968 The Star Maker
Paul Lemont
 1968 Buckskin
Rep Marlowe
 1968 The Astro-Zombies
 1968 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Cullen Dane
 1967 The Guns of Will Sonnett (TV Series)
Sheriff Morg Braham
 1967 Red Tomahawk
Sy Elkins
 1966 Picture Mommy Dead
Lawyer Clayborn
 1966 Cyborg 2087
 1966 The Road West (TV Series)
Tilman Ash
 1966 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Mr. Sinclair
 1966 Waco
Preacher Sam Stone
 1966 Women of the Prehistoric Planet
Adm. David King
 1966 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Jerome Klee
 1966 Agent for H.A.R.M.
Jim Graff
 1965 Branded (TV Series)
Maj. Whitcomb
 1964 Blood on the Arrow
Clint Mailer
 1964 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Milo Morgan
 1963 Channing (TV Series)
Professor Jonathan Kobitz
 1962-1963 The Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Dr. Theodore Bassett
 1962 Bus Stop (TV Series)
Mark Gateson
 1961 Target: The Corruptors (TV Series)
Jud Grantham
 1961 The New Breed (TV Series)
Roger Dawson
 1961 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Willard Thornton
 1961 Westinghouse Playhouse (TV Series)
Dan McGovern
 1956-1960 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Adam Mapes / Marshal Bigger / Clay Burnett
 1960 Sunday Showcase (TV Series)
 1959 Peck's Bad Girl (TV Series)
Steve Peck
 1959 Alias Jesse James
Jesse James
 1958 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Timber Woods
 1958 The Light in the Forest
Wilse Owens
 1957-1958 Harbor Command (TV Series)
Captain Ralph Baxter
 1955-1958 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Will Robbins / Senator James Norton / John Ryerson / ...
 1957 Loving You
Walter 'Tex' Warner
 1957 The 20th Century-Fox Hour (TV Series)
Sam Land
 1956 The Rainmaker
Deputy Sheriff J.S. File
 1956 Eye on New York (TV Series)
Colonel Russell
 1956 The Rack
Maj. Sam Moulton
 1956 Celebrity Playhouse (TV Series)
 1956 The Bold and the Brave
Dave Fairchild
 1955-1956 Climax! (TV Series)
Lou Gehrig / Lieutenant Erich Ganz
 1956 The Killer Is Loose
Leon 'Foggy' Poole
 1955 Star Stage (TV Series)
Mr. Priest
 1955 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
David Adams
 1955 The Big Knife
Smiley Coy
 1955 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Capt. Sam Moulton
 1954 Rear Window
Det. Lt. Thomas J. Doyle
 1954 Hell's Half Acre
Chet Chester
 1951-1954 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Herb / Dante / Buster
 1953-1954 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
 1953 The Backbone of America (TV Movie)
Ben Bruce
 1953 Laughing Anne
Capt. Davidson
 1953 The Plymouth Playhouse (TV Series)
Sydney Carton
 1953 Jamaica Run
Todd Dacey
 1952 Hollywood Opening Night (TV Series)
 1952 The Gulf Playhouse (TV Series)
 1952 My Man and I
Ansel Ames
 1952 Curtain Call (TV Series)
 1952 Carbine Williams
Capt. H.T. Peoples
 1951-1952 Celanese Theatre (TV Series)
Tom Collier / Barrie Trexel
 1952 Chesterfield Presents (TV Series)
 1952 The Wild North
Constable Pedley
 1951 The Wild Blue Yonder
Capt. Harold Calvert
 1951 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
 1951 Rich, Young and Pretty
Jim Stauton Rogers
 1951 The Great Missouri Raid
Frank James
 1950 Harriet Craig
Walter Craig
 1950 The Furies
Rip Darrow
 1950 No Sad Songs for Me
Bradford 'Brad' Scott
 1950 The File on Thelma Jordon
Cleve Marshall
 1949 Holiday Affair
Carl Davis
 1949 Any Number Can Play
Robbin Elcott
 1949 The Accused
Lt. Ted Dorgan
 1948 Sorry, Wrong Number
Dr. Philip Alexander
 1948 Man-Eater of Kumaon
Dr. John Collins
 1948 The Search
Jerry Fisher
 1947 I Walk Alone
 1947 Desert Fury
Johnny Ryan
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Stage Play: The First Million. Written by Irving Elman. Directed by John Kennedy. Ritz Theatre: 28 Apr 1943- 1 May 1943 (5 performances). Produced by James S. Elliott. See more »

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