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Gary Merrill

Gary Merrill


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Also Known As: Died: March 5, 1990
Born: August 2, 1915 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: Hartford, Connecticut, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Piece Touchee (1989) as Himself
Thieves (1977) as Street Man
The Cramers are a New York couple who have their differences. Martin runs an upscale private school and does not understand why Sally would rather teach in the Lower East Side neighborhood where they grew up. For a time they separate and each has an affair, which confirms to them that they really do
Huckleberry Finn (1974) as Pap
Mark Twain''''s famed tale of a Missouri bad boy who helps a runaway slave escape to the North.
Pueblo (1973) as Admiral Thomas H Moorer
A television movie based on the court of inquiry that investigated the seizure of the American ship "Pueblo" by North Korean forces in January 1968 and held its crew captive for more than a year.
Earth II (1971) as Walter Dietrich
The story of day to day operations aboard a space station called Earth II.
The Secret of the Sacred Forest (1970) as Mike Parks
Then Came Bronson (1969) as Inspector Otis
A young newspaperman drops out following his friend's suicide, sets out cross-country on his motorcycle in his quest for the meaning of life and befriends a runaway bride.
The Power (1968) as Mark Corlane
A scientist tries to unmask a murderous genius with psychic powers.
The Incident (1967) as Douglas McCann
The passengers on a New York subway car are terrorized by two teenage delinquents. Although outnumbered, the teenagers take advantage of the passenger's passivity and unwillingness to act together. We watch how the different personalities of the passengers react to the situation.
The Last Challenge (1967) as Squint Calloway
A young gun wants to make his name by shooting it out with the town marshal.
Clambake (1967) as Sam Burton
A playboy switches places with a water-skiing instructor to find a woman who isn't just after his money.
Hondo And The Apaches (1967)
A frontier scout fights off Indians and corrupt settlers.
Dangerous Days Of Kiowa Jones (1966) as Marshal Duncan
A drifter deputized by a dying sheriff fights to bring two killers to justice.
Ride Beyond Vengeance (1966) as Dub Stokes
After being tortured and robbed of his savings, a buffalo hunter sets out to exact violent revenge on the men who branded him.
Around the World Under the Sea (1966) as Dr. August Boren
An underwater team circles the globe to test an earthquake warning system.
Cast a Giant Shadow (1966) as Pentagon Chief of Staff
True story of U.S. officer Mickey Marcus, who joined the Israeli fight against the Arabs.
Destination Inner Space (1966) as Dr. Le Satier
Strange goings on at the site of an experimental underwater laboratory as a mysterious object of unknown origin is detected in the area. A group of researchers investigate and come face to face with the object, a large automated extraterrestrial probe. They board the craft and discover a small object at first considered to be some sort of instrument package, which they take back to the lab for closer inspection. It is then that events take a turn for the worse.
The Woman Who Wouldn't Die (1965) as Raymond Garth
A Girl Named Tamiko (1962) as Max Wilson
An American, living in Japan, tries to get a visa back to the States, but when he meets and falls in love with a traditional Japanese girl, he's torn between staying or going.
Mysterious Island (1961) as Gideon Spilett
Escaped Civil War POWs end up on an island populated by giant animals.
The Great Impostor (1961) as Pa Demara
Based on a true story, a bright young man who hasn't the patience for the normal way of advancement finds that people rarely question you if your papers are in order. He becomes a marine, a monk, a surgeon onboard a Canadian Warship, and a prison warden.
The Pleasure of His Company (1961) as James Dougherty
Playboy Fred Astaire returns home to attend his daughter's wedding and falls in love all over again with his ex-wife, Lilli Palmer, in this chic romantic comedy directed by George Seaton.
The Savage Eye (1960) as The poet
This drama takes the form of a story told using documentary material as an intrinsic part of the narrative. In this journey through the dark side of 1950s urban life, the camera follows Judith - a newly divorced woman looking for a fresh start - through the streets of Los Angeles as she encounters the strange denizens of the city, ranging from trendsetters to religious fanatics. All the tawdry and desperate faces of this world become a mirror for Judith's personal failures and struggles to claim her new life.
The Wonderful Country (1959) as Major Colton
A hired gun falls for a Texas Ranger''''s wife.
The Missouri Traveler (1958) as Doyle Magee
A 15-year old runaway orphan determines to make it on his own as a farmer.
Crash Landing (1958) as Capt. Steve Williams
The passengers and crew of a trans-Atlantic flight prepare for a crash landing at sea.
Navy Wife (1956) as Cmdr. Jack Blain
The Human Jungle (1954) as Capt. John "Danny" Danforth
Danforth (Gary Merrill) is assigned to take over the police department in a section of a large city saddled with juvenile delinquency, petty crimes, graft and also a recent unsolved murder of a strip-tease dancer. Recognizing the laxity of the department he implements many changes and soon finds himself under fire by the newspapers, the attorney of a racket leader and the denizens of this human jungle. He calls this a cop's war that is the same as a soldier's war with the difference being that people hate cops. His cause isn't helped when a rookie policeman accidently kills an innocent bystander. And he has to protect police informer Mary Abbott (Jan Sterling) from Swados (Chuck Connors), a killer in the hire of the man behind the petty mobsters.
The Black Dakotas (1954) as Brock Marsh, also known as Zachary Paige
Confederate spies try to keep the President's emissary from delivering a peace treaty to the Sioux.
Witness to Murder (1954) as Lawrence Mathews
A woman fights to convince the police that she witnessed a murder.
A Blueprint for Murder (1953) as Fred Sargent
Two orphans, Polly and Doug, live with their stepmother Lynne; Polly collapses with the same mystery symptoms that killed her father. The kids' visiting uncle, Whitney Sargent, is warned that the symptoms match strychnine poisoning, but that poisoners are seldom detected and rarely convicted. Sure enough, no case can be made against the obvious suspect; so what can Whitney do to save the next victim?
Night Without Sleep (1952) as Richard Morton
Another Man's Poison (1952) as George Bates
A mystery writer's real life turns to intrigue when her criminal husband escapes from prison.
The Girl in White (1952) as Dr. Seth Pawling
Biography of Emily Dunning, the first woman doctor to practice in a New York hospital.
Phone Call from a Stranger (1952) as David Trask
David Trask, the sole survivor of an airplane crash, takes it upon himself to contact the families of the various victims. He is quite surprised at who he finds: the wife and son of a troubled doctor; a domineering mother-in-law of an aspiring actress; and the invalid wife of an obnoxious traveling salesman.
The Frogmen (1951) as Lt. Cmdr. Pete Vincent
Decision Before Dawn (1951) as Col. Devlin
WWII is entering its last phase: Germany is in ruins, but does not yield. The US army lacks crucial knowledge about the German units operating on the opposite side of the Rhine, and decides to send two German prisoners to gather information. The scheme is risky: the Gestapo retains a terribly efficient network to identify and capture spies and deserters. Moreover, it is not clear that "Tiger", who does not mind any dirty work as long as the price is right, and war-weary "Happy", who might be easily betrayed by his feelings, are dependable agents. After Tiger and another American agent are successfully infiltrated, Happy is parachuted in Bavaria. His duty: find out the whereabouts of a powerful German armored unit moving towards the western front.
Where the Sidewalk Ends (1950) as Tommy Scalise
A police detective's violent nature keeps him from being a good cop.
Mother Didn't Tell Me (1950) as Dr. Peter Roberts
All About Eve (1950) as Bill Simpson [Sampson]
An ambitious young actress tries to take over a star's career and love life.
Slattery's Hurricane (1949) as Commander E. T. Kramer
A pilot (Richard Widmark) wants a life of ease, flying for drug smugglers and looking the other way until his conscience is tweaked by a woman (Veronica Lake) he has misused. He flies into the eye of a hurricane, thereby saving Miami and redeeming himself. The story unfolds in flashbacks as the pilot battles the storm and recalls his failures, including a love affair with the wife (Linda Darnell) of his best friend.
Twelve O'Clock High (1949) as Col. [Keith] Davenport
The head of a World War II bomber squadron cracks under the pressure.
The Quiet One (1949) as Narrator
Strange Victory (1948) as Narrator
Strange Victory (1948)
A statement about racial bias in post World War II America.
Winged Victory (1944) as Capt. McIntyre

Cast (special)

Making of Liberty, The (1986) as Narration
A documentary focusing on the story of the Statue of Liberty's original design, construction and placement in New York Harbor, and of the extraordinary reconstruction effort that effectively rebuilt her.
World of Darkness, The (1977) as Dr Thomas Madsen (Guest)
The first of two pilot films about Paul Taylor, a sportswriter who dies on the operating table and is brought back from the brink of death. Though in the world of the living, Taylor still holds a connection to the world beyond, one that commands him to help people threatened by the occult. In the fi
Jackie Gleason Special, The (1973)
Gleason's first special after a three-year absence from television features a variety of skits, including a "Honeymooners" episode in which Alice leaves Ralph and moves in with Trixie, leaving Ralph and Norton to fend for themselves.
Lady Died at Midnight, The (1958) as Paul Gorman
The pilot film for "Pursuit," a series of dramas about the plight of people being pursued by others. The pilot episode relates the story of a convicted murderer who vows to break out of prison and revenge himself on the people who were responsible for his capture.
Star Maker, The (1958)
The story of a Hollywood theatrical agent. In the pilot episode, the agent attempts to help a promising new client overcome his stage fright.

Cast (special)

Seekers, The (1979) as Captain Hull

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