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Actor Russell Thorson appeared in a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. Thorson's career in acting began with his roles in various films like the Frank Sinatra comedy "Double Dynamite" (1951), the crime feature "Dangerous Mission" (1954) with Victor Mature and the Lori Nelson action movie "Hot-Rod Girl" (1956). He also appeared in the horror movie "Half Human" (1957) with Akira Takarada, "Zero Hour!" (1957) with Dana Andrews and "Good Day For a Hanging" (1958) with Fred MacMurray. He kept working in film throughout the fifties and the sixties, starring in "Tarawa Beachead" (1958) with Kerwin Mathews, "I Want to Live!" (1958) and the spy thriller "36 Hours" (1964) with James Garner. He also appeared in "Two on a Guillotine" (1965). He also was featured in the TV movies "Hawaii Five-O" (1968-69), "Night Slaves" (ABC, 1970-71) and "Incident in San Francisco" (ABC, 1970-71). Thorson more recently appeared in "Guilty or Innocent: The Sam Sheppard Murder Case" (NBC, 1975-76). Thorson passed away in July 1982 at the age of 76.

Actor Russell Thorson appeared in a variety of films over the course of his Hollywood career. Thorson's career in acting began with his roles in various films like the Frank Sinatra comedy "Double Dynamite" (1951), the crime feature "Dangerous Mission" (1954) with Victor Mature and the Lori Nelson action movie "Hot-Rod Girl" (1956). He also appeared in the horror movie "Half Human" (1957) with Akira Takarada, "Zero Hour!" (1957) with Dana Andrews and "Good Day For a Hanging" (1958) with Fred MacMurray. He kept working in film throughout the fifties and the sixties, starring in "Tarawa Beachead" (1958) with Kerwin Mathews, "I Want to Live!" (1958) and the spy thriller "36 Hours" (1964) with James Garner. He also appeared in "Two on a Guillotine" (1965). He also was featured in the TV movies "Hawaii Five-O" (1968-69), "Night Slaves" (ABC, 1970-71) and "Incident in San Francisco" (ABC, 1970-71). Thorson more recently appeared in "Guilty or Innocent: The Sam Sheppard Murder Case" (NBC, 1975-76). Thorson passed away in July 1982 at the age of 76.

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2.
 Manhunter (1974) Salesman
3.
 The Learning Tree (1969) Judge Cavanaugh
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 Hang 'Em High (1968)
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 The Stalking Moon (1968) Ned
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 A Covenant With Death (1967) Dr. Shilling
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 36 Hours (1965) General Allison
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 Two on a Guillotine (1965) Carmichael
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 My Blood Runs Cold (1965) Sheriff
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 Gunfighters of Abilene (1960) Wilkinson
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