As a boy, delivered newspapers and groceries, and worked as a soda jerk at a local drugstore
Began performing in stock and repertory with the Chautaupua Road Company; first play was "The Shepherd of the Hills"
Founded The Ralph Bellamy Players
Hospitalized with respiratory illness (August 27)
TV debut, "Philco Television Playhouse"
Worked as an usher at Ravinia Park Open Air Pavilion
Founding member, Screen Actors Guild
Ran away from home at age 16 to join a William Owen's band of traveling Shakespearean players
Screen debut in "The Secret Six"
Starred on TV series, "The Eleventh Hour"
Debut as Broadway producer and director, "Pretty Little Parlor"
Starred in first TV series, "The Man Against Crime"
Broadway debut, "Town Boy"
Panelist on TV quiz show, "To Tell the Truth"
Returned to Broadway in "State of the Union"
Returned to Broadway stage in "Oh, Men! Oh, Women!"
Toured with stock companies