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Overview (2)

Born in Lynn, Massachusetts, USA
Died in North Hollywood, California, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Before WWII Sam Gilman was a graduate of Pratt Institute majoring in Fine Art with a minor in Theater. He worked as an Artist, Inker, and Penciller during the Comics Golden Age. He was a Penciller for the premiere issue of Marvel Comics #1. Other titles he worked were: Amazing Man, Masked Marvel, Super Spy, Vapo Man, and Iron Skull. He set aside his art career to fight in the European theatre during WWII as an army staff sergeant in the camouflage core, Northern France Campaign. After returning from the war he returned to start his acting career in NY theater where he met Marlon Brando and Wally Cox. Sam was the elder more established actor when they met and became fast friends for life. Marlon convinced Sam to move to Hollywood, before Wally, and had a non-credited role in The Men.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Michael Gregor Gilman

Spouse (1)

Lisabeth Hush (26 January 1962 - 3 December 1985) ( his death) ( 1 child)

Trivia (5)

Father, with Lisabeth Hush, of son Michael G. Gilman.
Serious-looking character actor with stage experience and extensive credits in television. Close friend of both Marlon Brando and Wally Cox.
Although he was 53 years old when he played Doc Holliday in Star Trek: Spectre of the Gun (1968), Holliday was only 30 at the time of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral on October 26, 1881 and 36 at the time of his death on November 8, 1887.
Father, with Lisabeth Hush, of adopted son Michael G. Gilman.
He served in World War II.

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