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Also Known As: Robert Simon Died: November 29, 1992
Born: December 2, 1908 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Mansfield, Ohio, USA Profession: actor

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Veteran film and TV character actor of the 1950s through 80s who often played strong-minded, fatherly professional types. Simon moved to Hollywood in 1954 after a busy career on the Broadway stage. He worked steadily in supporting roles until his retirement in the early 80s, with feature credits including "The Last Angry Man", "Compulsion" (both 1959), John Ford's "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence" (1962) and "Captain Newman M.D." (1963). Simon's small screen work encompassed made-for-TV movies, pilots, and recurring roles on "Bewitched", "M*A*S*H", and "The Amazing Spider-Man".

Veteran film and TV character actor of the 1950s through 80s who often played strong-minded, fatherly professional types. Simon moved to Hollywood in 1954 after a busy career on the Broadway stage. He worked steadily in supporting roles until his retirement in the early 80s, with feature credits including "The Last Angry Man", "Compulsion" (both 1959), John Ford's "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence" (1962) and "Captain Newman M.D." (1963). Simon's small screen work encompassed made-for-TV movies, pilots, and recurring roles on "Bewitched", "M*A*S*H", and "The Amazing Spider-Man".

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Tail Gunner Joe (1977) Drew Pearson
2.
 Girl in the Empty Grave, The (1977) Jedidiah Partridge
3.
 Winter Kill (1974) Harvey
4.
 Wild Women (1970) Colonel Donahue
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Milestones close milestones

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Began acting career at the Cleveland Play House in the 1930s
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Made Broadway debut in Clifford Odets' "Clash By Night"
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Followed Lee J. Cobb as Willy Loman in Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman"
1954:
Relocated to Hollywood
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Played the recurring role of Frank Stevens, Darrin's father, on the popular TV series, "Bewitched"
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daughter:
Barbara Callet. Survived him.
daughter:
Susan Thompson. Survived him.
son:
Robert L Simon. Survived him.
son:
James Simon. Survived him.
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