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Nicholas Saunders (I) (1914–2006)

Nicholas Saunders was born on June 2, 1914 in Kiev, Russian Empire as Nikita I Soussanin. He was an actor, known for Bananas (1971), The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (1948) and Daniel (1983). He was married to Gedda Petry. He died on August 16, 2006 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Bananas Douglas
The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre
Daniel Jail Doctor
The Jackie Gleason Show
The Jackie Gleason Show General Goronsky / Judge John J. Fenton


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 1987 Invisible Thread (TV Movie)
 1983 Daniel
Jail Doctor
 1981 C.O.D.
T.B. Dumore
 1978 The Defection of Simas Kudirka (TV Movie)
Soviet Chairman
 1975 Deadly Hero
 1971 Bananas
 1970 All My Children (TV Series)
Chief Bradley (1080)
 1966-1967 The Jackie Gleason Show (TV Series)
Judge John J. Fenton / General Goronsky
- The Honeymooners: Movies Are Better Than Ever (1967) ... Judge John J. Fenton
- The Honeymooners: We Spy (1966) ... General Goronsky
 1966 The Journey of the Fifth Horse (TV Movie)
 1965 For the People (TV Series)
The Foreman
- The Right to Kill (1965) ... The Foreman
 1964 The Defenders (TV Series)
Inspector Harding
- The Siege (1964) ... Inspector Harding
 1963 Espionage (TV Series)
Colonel G
- The Whistling Shrimp (1963) ... Colonel G
 1962 Car 54, Where Are You? (TV Series)
Lt. Cushman
- Toody Undercover (1962) ... (uncredited)
- How Smart Can You Get? (1962) ... Lt. Cushman (uncredited)
 1960-1961 Naked City (TV Series)
George Herner / Holman
- The Hot Minerva (1961) ... George Herner (as Nicolas Saunders)
- The Human Trap (1960) ... Holman
 1961 Route 66 (TV Series)
George Slocum
- Once to Every Man (1961) ... George Slocum
 1961 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Schmidt / Suzhinski
- The Spy Next Door (1961) ... Suzhinski
 1961 The Law and Mr. Jones (TV Series)
- The Trophy (1961) ... Hayward
 1961 Peter Loves Mary (TV Series)
Captain Morgan
- Operation Red Dress (1961) ... Captain Morgan
 1956-1959 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
Captain Barker / Capt. Barker
- The Weekend Colonel (1959) ... Captain Barker (as Nick Saunders)
- Bilko in Outer Space (1959) ... Captain Barker (as Nick Saunders)
- The Colonel's Second Honeymoon (1959) ... Captain Barker (as Nick Saunders)
- Guinea Pig Bilko (1959) ... Captain Barker (as Nick Saunders)
- Bilko's Ape Man (1959) ... Captain Barker (as Nick Saunders)
 1959 Keep in Step (TV Movie)
Captain Barker (as Nick Saunders)
 1956 Chevron Hall of Stars (TV Series)
- Moment of Fear (1956) ... (as Nick Saunders)
 1950-1954 Martin Kane (TV Series)
Sgt. Ross
- Gambling Murder Witness (1954) ... Sgt. Ross
- Episode #5.1 (1953) ... Sgt. Ross
- Eyewitness Resurfaces (1953) ... Sgt. Ross
- The Dope Pushers (1952) ... Sgt. Ross
- Old Major's Murder (1951) ... Sgt. Ross
 1953 Campbell Summer Soundstage (TV Series)
- Life Sentence (1953) ... (as Nick Saunders)
 1952 Bread of Freedom (TV Movie)
 1950 Lights Out (TV Series)
- The Emerald Lavalier (1950) ... (as Nick Saunders)
 1949 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series)
Leonard Vole
- Witness for the Prosecution (1949) ... Leonard Vole
 1947-1948 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- The Silver Cord (1948) ... (as Nick Saunders)
- June Moon (1948)

Personal Details

Other Works:

(March 27 to May 21, 1994) He and Frank Dwyer translated Anton Chekhov's play, "The Wood Demon," in a world premiere at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Frank Dwyer was also director. Jon Gottlieb was sound designer.

Alternate Names:

Nick Saunders | Nicolas Saunders | Nikita Soussanin

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Father, with Gedda Petry, of actress Lanna Saunders and jazz pianist Theodore Saunders. Father-in-law of Lawrence Pressman. See more »

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