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Paul Langton's prolific acting career encompassed everything from '40s war films to '50s TV anthologies, but he's best remembered for his turn as wealthy widower Leslie Harrington on the influential TV soap opera "Peyton Place." Of his long stretch movies in the 1940s and '50s, his most memorable roles were that of a young Navy ensign in John Ford's World War II drama "They Were Expendable," and a botanist who accidentally discovers a Yeti in "The Snow Creature." Langton transitioned to TV in the '50s, and appeared in numerous mystery series and Westerns before portraying Harrington from 1964 to 1968.

Paul Langton's prolific acting career encompassed everything from '40s war films to '50s TV anthologies, but he's best remembered for his turn as wealthy widower Leslie Harrington on the influential TV soap opera "Peyton Place." Of his long stretch movies in the 1940s and '50s, his most memorable roles were that of a young Navy ensign in John Ford's World War II drama "They Were Expendable," and a botanist who accidentally discovers a Yeti in "The Snow Creature." Langton transitioned to TV in the '50s, and appeared in numerous mystery series and Westerns before portraying Harrington from 1964 to 1968.

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CAST: (feature film)

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2.
 4 for Texas (1963) Beauregard
3.
 Dime With a Halo (1963) Mr. Jones
4.
 Three Came to Kill (1960) Ben Scanlon
5.
 The Big Night (1960) Lt. Spencer
6.
 The Cosmic Man (1959) Col. Mathews
7.
 Invisible Invaders (1959) General Stone
8.
 The Last Angry Man (1959) Jack Vickery
9.
 Girl in the Woods (1958) Luke Plummer
10.
 It! The Terror from Beyond Space (1958) [Jim] Calder
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