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Budd Knapp (1913–1982)


Budd Knapp was born on January 9, 1913 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada as Wilfrid Arthur Knapp. He was an actor, known for Front Row Center (1955), Festival (1960) and Armchair Theatre (1956). He was married to Pat Knapp. He died on August 6, 1982. See full bio »

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(age 69)

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Known For

Front Row Center Abe North / Tom Prior
(1955)
Festival (segment 'Brecht: A Threepenny Profile') / Cauchon / Creon / Estragon / Giorgi / Harry (segment "The Collection") / Karl / Marmeladov / Minister
(1962-1966)
Armchair Theatre Attorney / Pat Brady / Prison Warden
(1959)
Gunsmoke Mr. Botkin / Botkin
(1955-1956)

Filmography

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 1981 Kings and Desperate Men
Judge McManus
 1979-1981 The Great Detective (TV Series)
Judge / Old Albert
- Murder by Proxy: Part 1 (1981) ... Judge
- Song of the Hemp (1979) ... Old Albert
 1979 Bravery in the Field (Short)
George
 1979 This Is Your Museum Speaking (Short) (voice)
 1979 Tudor King (Short)
Tudor King
 1979 Riel (TV Movie)
Osler
 1979 The Spirit of Adventure: Night Flight (TV Movie)
Roblet
 1978 Two Solitudes
Sir Rupert Irons
 1978 In Praise of Older Women
Father Confessor
 1978 Duplessis (TV Mini-Series)
Peter Bercovitch
- Les comptes publics (1978) ... Peter Bercovitch
 1974 Love Child
 1974 Why Rock the Boat?
Fred O'Neil
 1974 House of Pride (TV Series)
Ross Pride
- Episode dated 19 September 1974 (1974) ... Ross Pride
 1974 The Play's the Thing (TV Series)
 1973 The Starlost (TV Series)
Dr. Martin
- Astro-Medics (1973) ... Dr. Martin
 1972 Inon (Short)
Narrator
 1971 Talking to a Stranger (TV Mini-Series)
The Father
 1968 D'Iberville (TV Series)
Commandant Baily
- La réponse de Frontenac (1968) ... Commandant Baily
 1966 Inmate Training: Part 1 (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1966 Inmate Training: Part 2 (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1966 Quentin Durgens, M.P. (TV Series)
Jack Sewell
 1962-1966 Festival (TV Series) (segment 'Brecht: A Threepenny Profile') / Marmeladov / Estragon / ...
- My Lost Saints/Brecht: A Threepenny Profile (1966) ... (segment 'Brecht: A Threepenny Profile')
- The Murderer (1966) ... Marmeladov
- Waiting for Godot (1964) ... Estragon
- Still Life (1964) ... Karl
- The Labyrinth (1963) ... Minister
 1966 Julius Caesar (TV Movie)
Julius Caesar
 1964 David Thompson: The Great Mapmaker (Short)
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1964 John Cabot: A Man of the Renaissance (Short)
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1961-1963 Shoestring Theatre (TV Series)
Smirnov
- Poil de carotte (1963)
- The Boor (1961) ... Smirnov
 1961-1963 Playdate (TV Series)
Charlie Malvin / John Bennett
- The Hunt (1963) ... Charlie Malvin
- Private Potter (1961)
- Valerie (1961) ... John Bennett
 1963 Quest (TV Series)
 1963 Scarlett Hill (TV Series)
Jason Stark
- Return from Night (1963) ... Jason Stark
 1962 Alexander Galt: The Stubborn Idealist (Short)
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1961 Charles Tupper: The Big Man (Short)
Joseph Howe
 1961 John A. Macdonald: The Impossible Idea (Short)
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1952-1961 Encounter (TV Series)
Karl Thurman / Principal / Captain Trawley / ...
- Power by Proxy (1961) ... Karl Thurman
- The Town That Didn't Care (1961) ... Principal
- Collision (1960) ... Captain Trawley
- Death Is a Spanish Dancer (1960) ... Dr. Richard Munroe
 1961 Q for Quest (TV Series)
Felix Hildebrandt
- The Standard of Dying (1961) ... Felix Hildebrandt
 1960 International Detective (TV Series)
Lt. Niles
- The Carter Case (1960) ... Lt. Niles
 1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Passenger
- Double Indemnity (1960) ... Passenger
 1960 Saturday Playhouse (TV Series)
Ellis Dukes
- A Matter of Age (1960) ... Ellis Dukes
 1960 The Four Just Men (TV Series)
Dr. Hart
- The Discovery (1960) ... Dr. Hart
 1959 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Pat Brady / Attorney / Prison Warden
- The Last Tycoon (1959) ... Pat Brady
- Invitation to Murder (1959) ... Attorney
- A House of His Own (1959) ... Prison Warden
 1959 The Third Man (TV Series)
Colonel Howard
- One Kind Word (1959) ... Colonel Howard (as Bud Knapp)
 1958-1959 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Captain / Ted Murray
- Longitude 49 (1959) ... Captain
- A Sense of Justice (1958) ... Ted Murray
 1959 Quatermass and the Pit (TV Mini-Series)
Pilot
- Hob (1959) ... Pilot
 1958 Eye Witness No. 99 (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1958 Industrial Canada (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1958 The Clerk (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1958 The Department Manager (Short)
Narrator
 1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Captain John Higgins
- The Uninvited (1958) ... Captain John Higgins
 1955-1958 On Camera (TV Series)
Timothy
- This Will Do Nicely (1958) ... Timothy
 1957 Eye Witness No. 90 (Short)
Narrator
 1957 The Salmon's Struggle for Survival (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1957 Wildlife in the Rockies (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1956 The Great American Pastime
Mr. Dawson (as Wilfred Knapp)
 1956 The Girl He Left Behind
Congressman Hardison (as Wilfred Knapp)
 1955-1956 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Mr. Botkin / Botkin
- Cara (1956) ... Mr. Botkin (as Wilfrid Knapp)
- Prairie Happy (1956) ... Botkin (as Wilfrid Knapp)
- Robin Hood (1956) ... Mr. Botkin (as Wilfred Knapp)
- General Parsley Smith (1955) ... Mr. Botkin (as Wilfred Knapp)
 1956 Johnny Concho
Pearson (as Wilfred Knapp)
 1955-1956 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Banker Masterson
- Weapon of Courage (1956) ... Banker Masterson (as Wilfred Knapp)
- Night of the Big Swamp (1955) ... (as Wilfred Knapp)
 1956 Studio 57 (TV Series)
Surgeon
- Out of Sight (1956) ... Surgeon (as Wilfrid Knapp)
 1956 Crusader (TV Series)
Lt. Evans / Johnson / Det. Lt. Cosgrove
- A Little Friend (1956) ... Lt. Evans (as Wilfrid Knapp)
- The Confession (1956) ... Johnson (as Wilfred Knapp)
- Sharks (1956) ... Det. Lt. Cosgrove (as Wilfrid Knapp)
 1956 Navy Log (TV Series)
Captain A.C. Crawford
- The Don Frost (1956) ... Captain A.C. Crawford (as Wilfrid Knapp)
 1956 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Hubbard
- That's the Man! (1956) ... Hubbard (as Wilfred Knapp)
 1956 Warner Brothers Presents (TV Series)
Lt. Finch
- Explosion (1956) ... Lt. Finch (as Wilfred Knapp)
 1956 The Jack Benny Program (TV Series)
Mr. Elliot - Building Owner
- Jack Opens Beverly Hills Office (1956) ... Mr. Elliot - Building Owner (as Wilfred Knapp)
 1956 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series)
Congressman
- One Against Many (1956) ... Congressman (as Wilfred Knapp)
 1955 Eye Witness No. 71 (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1955 Big Town (TV Series)
- Probation (1955) ... (as Wilfred Knapp)
 1955 Front Row Center (TV Series)
Abe North / Tom Prior
- Tender Is the Night (1955) ... Abe North (as Wilfred Knapp)
- Outward Bound (1955) ... Tom Prior (as Wilfrid Knapp)
 1953-1955 Playbill (TV Series)
Reporter / Mr. Borden / Puppeteer
- Angelino (1955) ... Reporter
- Lizzie Borden Took an Axe (1955) ... Mr. Borden
- Death Pulls No Strings (1955) ... Puppeteer
- Alfie's Tulip (1953)
 1954 A Thousand Million Years (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1954 Eye Witness No. 62 (Short)
Narrator
 1954 Eye Witness No. 63 (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1954 Eye Witness No. 64 (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1953 Eye Witness No. 59 (Short)
Narrator
 1952 Eye Witness No. 40 (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1951 Shadow of the Tree (TV Movie)
Dr. Farrell
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Alternate Names:

Bud Knapp | Wilfred Knapp | Wilfrid Knapp
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