Brad Dexter (I) (1917–2002)

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American supporting player specializing in tough guys. Of Serbian extraction, he was born in Nevada in 1917. As a young man, he boxed in amateur bouts and had early training in theatre at the Pasadena Playhouse. He joined the Air Corps during World War II and was assigned to the troupe performing the Moss Hart Broadway tribute to the Corps, Winged... See full bio »

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Known For

The Asphalt Jungle Bob Brannom
Run Silent Run Deep Ens. Gerald Cartwright
Vigilante Force Mayor Bradford


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 1988 Cognac
Veljko Pantovic
 1979 Valentine (TV Movie)
 1979 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
- The Slam (1979) ... Sheriff
 1979 Winter Kills
Captain Heller One
 1978 Project U.F.O. (TV Series)
Lew Perrino
- Sighting 4016: The Pipeline Incident (1978) ... Lew Perrino
 1978 House Calls
 1976 Vigilante Force
Mayor Bradford
 1976 Law and Order (TV Movie)
Patrolman Tierney
 1975 S.W.A.T. (TV Series)
Captain Ward
- Courthouse (1975) ... Captain Ward
 1975 McCloud (TV Series)
Mr. Foreman
- Return to the Alamo (1975) ... Mr. Foreman
 1975 Kojak (TV Series)
Arnie Naylor
- Unwanted Partners (1975) ... Arnie Naylor
 1975 Shampoo
Senator East
 1973 Jory
 1972 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Frank Mellinger
- The Bride (1972) ... Frank Mellinger
 1970 Mannix (TV Series)
John Romano
- Sunburst (1970) ... John Romano
 1966 Blindfold
Detective Harrigan
 1965 Von Ryan's Express
Sgt. Bostick
 1965 Bus Riley's Back in Town
 1965 None But the Brave
Sgt. Bleeker
 1964 Invitation to a Gunfighter
 1963 Kings of the Sun
Ah Haleb
 1963 Johnny Cool
Lennart Crandall
 1963 Death Valley Days (TV Series)
Justice David S. Terry
- A Gun Is Not a Gentleman (1963) ... Justice David S. Terry
 1962 Taras Bulba
 1961 X-15
Maj. Anthony Rinaldi
 1961 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series)
Charles Bowers
- The Breaking Point (1961) ... Charles Bowers
 1961 The George Raft Story
Benny 'Bugsy' Siegal
 1961 The Investigators (TV Series)
Simon Montserrat
- Murder on Order (1961) ... Simon Montserrat
 1961 Twenty Plus Two
Leroy Dane
 1961 Surfside 6 (TV Series)
Albie Banion
- Double Image (1961) ... Albie Banion
 1961 Tales of Wells Fargo (TV Series)
Bud Pierce
- Stage from Yuma (1961) ... Bud Pierce
 1961 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Jock Petrie
- A Possibility of Oil (1961) ... Jock Petrie
 1961 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
- Made in Japan (1961) ... MacKay
 1960 The Aquanauts (TV Series)
- The Big Swim (1960) ... Carney
 1960 The Magnificent Seven
Harry Luck
 1960 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series)
Wilton Mills
- Double Trouble (1960) ... Wilton Mills
 1959-1960 Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series)
Mark Comden / Mark Arlen
- Teresa (1960) ... Mark Comden
- Torch Song for Trumpet (1959) ... Mark Arlen
 1960 Wanted: Dead or Alive (TV Series)
Stranger / Davis
- Prison Trail (1960) ... Stranger / Davis
 1960 13 Fighting Men
Maj. Simon Boyd
 1960 Bat Masterson (TV Series)
Dallas Agate
- Cattle and Cane (1960) ... Dallas Agate
 1960 Mr. Lucky (TV Series)
Fred Scorby
- The Last Laugh (1960) ... Fred Scorby
 1960 Tightrope (TV Series)
Harvey Stone
- Broken Rope (1960) ... Harvey Stone
 1960 The Man from Blackhawk (TV Series)
Jim Hayes
- The Biggest Legend (1960) ... Jim Hayes
 1959 Vice Raid
Vince Malone
 1959 Bronco (TV Series)
Al Simon
- Night Train to Denver (1959) ... Al Simon
 1959 Colt .45 (TV Series)
John Barker
- Yellow Terror (1959) ... John Barker
 1958-1959 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Vince Pool / Frenchy La Tour
- Thanks for Tomorrow (1959) ... Vince Pool
- The Bouncing Chip (1958) ... Frenchy La Tour
 1959 This Man Dawson (TV Series)
- The Assassin (1959)
 1959 Yancy Derringer (TV Series)
Charles Hammond
- V as in Voodoo (1959) ... Charles Hammond
 1959 Cimarron City (TV Series)
Sam Masters
- Return of the Dead (1959) ... Sam Masters
 1959 Behind Closed Doors (TV Series)
Jim Rand
- The Alaskan Story (1959) ... Jim Rand
 1959 Pursuit (TV Series)
 1958 Zane Grey Theatre (TV Series)
Cleland Ames
- The Tall Shadow (1958) ... Cleland Ames
 1958 Jefferson Drum (TV Series)
Scott Keeney
- The Keeney Gang (1958) ... Scott Keeney
 1958 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Jud Polk
- Twenty-Four Hours at North Fork (1958) ... Jud Polk
 1958 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Cliff Billings
- The Sally Potter Story (1958) ... Cliff Billings
 1958 Run Silent Run Deep
Ens. Gerald Cartwright
 1958 Studio One (TV Series)
 1957 How to Marry a Millionaire (TV Series)
Wally Murcott
- The Brat (1957) ... Wally Murcott
 1957 The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series)
- Stop, Thief (1957) ... Dude
 1957 The Oklahoman
Cass Dobie
 1956 Between Heaven and Hell
Lt. Joe 'Little Joe' Johnson
 1956 The Bottom of the Bottle
Stanley Miller
 1955 Climax! (TV Series)
Harvey Bozer
- Public Pigeon #1 (1955) ... Harvey Bozer
 1955 House of Bamboo
Captain Hanson
 1955 Violent Saturday
Gil Clayton
 1955 Untamed
Lt. Christian
 1953 99 River Street
Victor Rawlins
 1952 Macao
Vincent Halloran
 1952 The Las Vegas Story
Tom Hubler
 1951 Fourteen Hours
Reporter (uncredited)
 1950 The Asphalt Jungle
Bob Brannom
 1947 Sinbad, the Sailor
Muallin (as Barry Mitchell)
 1946 Heldorado
Alec Baxter (as Barry Mitchell)
 1944 Winged Victory
Jack Browning (uncredited)
 1940 The Mortal Storm
Student (uncredited)
Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Self (3 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

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Personal Details

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Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »

Alternate Names:

Barry Mitchell


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Personal Quote:

I'm the one from The Magnificent Seven (1960) nobody remembers.


Originally changed his name to Barry Mitchell. Changed it to Brad Dexter at the request of John Huston. See more »

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