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Gary Merrill

Gary Merrill

  • Witness To Murder (1954) July 16 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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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 ...
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Spent formative years in New England, mostly in Connecticut and Maine
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After college, moved to NYC to pursue an acting career
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Joined the touring company of "Brother Rat"
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Appeared on Broadway with Milton Berle in "See My Lawyer"
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Drafted into the US Army
1943:
Film debut in "This Is the Army"
1944:
Appeared in "Winged Victory"
1946:
Starred on Broadway in "Born Yesterday" opposite Judy Holliday and Paul Douglas
1949:
Returned to films in "Slattery's Hurricane"
1950:
Had perhaps best-known role as stage director Bill Sampson in "All About Eve"
1952:
Co-starred in "Decision Before Dawn"
1954:
Had starring role in "Justice" (NBC)
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Hosted and narrated the ABC special "The Valiant Years", about Winston Churchill
1964:
Appeared as the city editor on the short-lived CBS series "The Reporter"
1966:
Cast as the Pentagon Chief of Staff in "Cast a Giant Shadow"
1967:
Co-starred in "The Incident"
1972:
Played Dr. Gillespie on the syndicated "Young Dr. Kildare"
1973:
Had featured role in the acclaimed ABC drama special "Pueblo"
1974:
Portrayed Pap Finn in the feature version of "Huckleberry Finn"
1977:
Last feature film, "Thieves"

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