William Eythe (1918–1957)


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He had the requisite charm and dark, thick-browed good-looks of a Tyrone Power that often spelled "film stardom" but it was not to be in the case of actor William Eythe. Spotted for Hollywood while performing on Broadway, he made nary a dent when he finally transferred his skills to film and is little remembered today. Outgoing in real life, he ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Ox-Bow Incident Gerald Tetley
(1942)
The Song of Bernadette Antoine Nicolau
(1943)
The House on 92nd Street Bill Dietrich
(1945)
Colonel Effingham's Raid Albert 'Al' Marbury
(1946)

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 1954 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Chester Hatch
- Indirect Approach (1954) ... Chester Hatch
 1952 Hollywood Opening Night (TV Series)
 1952 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
 1950-1951 Lights Out (TV Series)
Joe Morgan
- Perchance to Dream (1951) ... Joe Morgan
 1951 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series)
Roy
- The Invader (1951) ... Roy
 1951 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Peter
- Dames Are Poison (1951) ... Peter
 1951 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
- Fog Station (1951)
 1951 Studio One (TV Series)
 1951 Faith Baldwin Romance Theatre (TV Series)
- Follow Fat Flora (1951)
 1950 Customs Agent
Bert Stewart
 1949 The Philco Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Foxworth
- The Promise (1949)
- Dinner at Antoine's (1949) ... Foxworth
 1949 Special Agent
Johnny Douglas
 1948 Mr. Reckless
Jeff Lundy
 1947 Meet Me at Dawn
Charles Morton
 1946 Centennial Summer
Ben Phelps
 1946 Colonel Effingham's Raid
Albert 'Al' Marbury
 1945 The House on 92nd Street
Bill Dietrich
 1945 A Royal Scandal
Lt. Alexei Chernoff
 1944 Wilson
George Felton
 1944 Wing and a Prayer
Ens. Hallam 'Oscar' Scott
 1944 The Eve of St. Mark
Pvt. Quizz West
 1943 The Song of Bernadette
Antoine Nicolau
 1942 The Ox-Bow Incident
Gerald Tetley
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Other Works:

(9/18/44) Radio: Appeared (as "Gerald Tetley") in "The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast of "The Ox-Bow Incident". See more »

Publicity Listings:

12 Articles | 12 Pictorials | See more »

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)

Spouse:

Buff Cobb  (divorced)
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Trivia:

Eythe became a producer with Lon McAllister when his film career ended quickly, but his first revue, "Lend an Ear" served to launch newcomer Carol Channing in 1949. She was at his bedside shortly before he died in early 1957. See more »

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