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Also Known As: James L Steadman Died: January 28, 1993
Born: July 20, 1909 Cause of Death: lung ailment
Birth Place: South Carolina, USA Profession: actor, radio writer, radio producer, radio announcer

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Former radio personality turned character actor. Steadman's acting career didn't began until he retired from over 30 years in radio. He made his first appearance as an actor in the 1970 made-for-TV-movie "Night Chase". His film credits (usually bit parts as old drunks or grandfathers) include three Robert Aldrich films: "The Emperor of the North Pole" (1973), "The Longest Yard" (1974) and "The Frisco Kid" (1979), as well as two Cheech and Chong movies: "Cheech & Chong's Next Movie" (1980) and "Things Are Tough All Over" (1982). Steadman made his final appearance in an episode of "L.A. Law" (1990).

Former radio personality turned character actor. Steadman's acting career didn't began until he retired from over 30 years in radio. He made his first appearance as an actor in the 1970 made-for-TV-movie "Night Chase". His film credits (usually bit parts as old drunks or grandfathers) include three Robert Aldrich films: "The Emperor of the North Pole" (1973), "The Longest Yard" (1974) and "The Frisco Kid" (1979), as well as two Cheech and Chong movies: "Cheech & Chong's Next Movie" (1980) and "Things Are Tough All Over" (1982). Steadman made his final appearance in an episode of "L.A. Law" (1990).

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Chattanooga Choo Choo (1984) Norman
2.
 Outlaws, The (1984) Prospector
4.
 Young Doctors In Love (1982) 82 Year-Old Man
5.
 Small Killing, A (1981) Leon
6.
 Dark Night of the Scarecrow (1981) Mr Loomis
7.
 Cheech & Chong's Next Movie (1980) Drunk In Welfare Office
9.
 Fade to Black (1980) Sam
10.
 Return of Frank Cannon, The (1980) Guard At Zoo
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Worked as a radio announcer in Little Rock AK
:
Worked as a writer for NBC radio in San Francisco
:
Writer/producer for Armed Forces Radio
1973:
TV acting debut, "Night Chase"
1973:
Film acting debut, "The Emperor of the North Pole"
1990:
Final acting appearance in "L.A. Law"
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wife:
Juanita Steadman. Survived him.

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