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Robert Dryden (1917–2003)

Robert Dryden was born on February 8, 1917 in New York, USA as Robert Dryfoos. He was an actor, known for I Spy (1955), Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950) and The Jackie Gleason Show (1966). He died on December 16, 2003 in New York City, New York. See full bio »

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Known For

I Spy General Beck
(1955)
Armstrong Circle Theatre Father Venici / Ernesto Aguilar / Herb Tyler
(1962-1963)
The Jackie Gleason Show Bob Mathews / Frank / Garcon / Gustav Steinhart / Hotel Porter / Landlord / Postman / Racoon Brother / Racoon Brother Rocky / Salesman
(1966-1968)
Naked City Police Surgeon / Attendant / Man in TV Door / Medical Examiner
(1959-1962)

Filmography

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 1983 SuperBook (TV Series)
- Love at First Sight (1983) ... (voice)
 1982 The Flying House (TV Series)
- Left Holding the Bag (1982) ... (voice)
- Fruitless (1982) ... (voice)
 1980 Paul's Case (TV Movie)
 1979 One Who Was There (Short)
 1977 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Belushi's Doctor
- Ruth Gordon/Chuck Berry (1977) ... Belushi's Doctor (uncredited)
 1975 The Happy Hooker
Mr. Gordon
 1975 Foreplay
Pharmacist
 1974-1975 The American Parade (TV Mini-Series)
Esquire Chip
- Sojourner (1975) ... Esquire Chip
- We the Women (1974)
 1974 Man on a Swing
Mr. Dawson
 1971 Taking Off
Dr. Bronson
 1966-1968 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series)
Racoon Brother / Postman / Bob Mathews / ...
- The Honeymooners: Sleepy Time Gal (1968) ... Racoon Brother
- The Honeymooners: Two for the Money (1967) ... Bob Mathews
- The Honeymooners: Flushing Ho! (1967) ... Landlord
- The Honeymooners: Ralph Kramden Presents (1967) ... Racoon Brother Rocky
 1965 For a Few Dollars More
Old Prophet (voice, uncredited)
 1965 The Defenders (TV Series)
Arthur Tennant
- The Silent Killer (1965) ... Arthur Tennant (as Bob Dryden)
 1963-1964 Route 66 (TV Series)
Attorney Warren / Hollis
- Child of a Night (1964) ... Attorney Warren
 1963 Billy Bounce (TV Short) (voice, as Bob Dryden)
 1963 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Dr. Twomey
- Show Just Cause Why You Should Weep (1963) ... Dr. Twomey
 1962-1963 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Father Venici / Herb Tyler / Ernesto Aguilar
- The Embezzler (1963) ... Herb Tyler
- Anatomy of Betrayal: Dateline Cuba (1962) ... Ernesto Aguilar
- Episode #12.22 (1962) ... Father Venici
- The Man Who Refused to Die (1962) ... Father Venici
 1959-1962 Naked City (TV Series)
Police Surgeon / Medical Examiner / Attendant / ...
- The Virtues of Madame Douvay (1962) ... Medical Examiner
- Hold for Gloria Christmas (1962) ... Police Surgeon
- The Sweetly Smiling Face of Truth (1962) ... Police Surgeon
- Lament for a Dead Indian (1962) ... Police Surgeon (uncredited)
- The Contract (1962) ... Police Surgeon
 1961 Tallahassee 7000 (TV Series)
Cherry
- Trial and Error (1961) ... Cherry
 1960 The Robert Herridge Theater (TV Series)
Mr. Martin
- The Lottery (1960) ... Mr. Martin
 1960 Startime (TV Series)
Lawyer
- Dear Arthur (1960) ... Lawyer
 1960 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
- Arrowsmith (1960)
 1959 Deadline (TV Series)
Monkton
- Murderess (1959) ... Monkton
 1957-1958 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Oliver Barbour
- Episode #1.664 (1958) ... Oliver Barbour (credit only)
- Episode #1.452 (1957) ... Oliver Barbour (uncredited)
- Episode #1.445 (1957) ... Oliver Barbour (uncredited)
- Episode #1.443 (1957) ... Oliver Barbour (uncredited)
- Episode #1.440 (1957) ... Oliver Barbour (uncredited)
 1956-1958 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
Mr. Metcalf / Sampson
- The Colonel's Inheritance (1958) ... Mr. Metcalf (uncredited)
- Hollywood (1956) ... Sampson (uncredited)
 1957 Suspicion (TV Series)
- Heartbeat (1957)
 1957 Harbormaster (TV Series)
Pete Giallella
- Sawtucket Festival (1957) ... Pete Giallella
 1950-1957 The Big Story (TV Series)
Chester Price
- Exposure (1957) ... Chester Price
 1957 Four Boys and a Gun
Joe Barton
 1956 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
Co-pilot / Olan / Sankey
- Flight into Danger (1956) ... Co-pilot
- The President (1956)
- Even the Weariest River (1956) ... Olan
- Tragedy in a Temporary Town (1956) ... Sankey
 1956 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Bud Jones
- The Ballad of Yermo Red (1956) ... Bud Jones
 1955 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Soldier
- Dateline II (1955) ... Soldier
 1955 I Spy (TV Series)
General Beck
- Canaris Story ... General Beck
 1955 Tom Corbett, Space Cadet (TV Series)
Barker
- The Outpost of Terror (1955) ... Barker
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Robert Dryden also was one of the voice performers on the popular "National Lampoon Radio Hour" show of the 1970's. One of his roles was that of "Humphrey C. Cornholt" in the "High School Confidential: The Case of the Mad Vandal" episode. See more »

Alternate Names:

Bob Dryden
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Trivia:

Between 1974 and 1982, he appeared in 243 episodes of the "CBS Radio Mystery Theater." See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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