Harold J. Stone


Harold J. Stone

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Birth Place
New York City, New York, USA
Born
March 03, 1913
Died
November 18, 2005
Cause of Death
Natural Causes

Biography

Harold J Stone was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In his early acting career, J Stone appeared in such films as "The Harder They Fall" (1956) with Humphrey Bogart, the Paul Newman dramatic biopic "Somebody Up There Likes Me" (1956) and the Henry Fonda crime feature "The Wrong Man" (1956). He also appeared in the Lee J. Cobb crime picture "The Garment Jungle" (1957), ...

Biography

Harold J Stone was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. In his early acting career, J Stone appeared in such films as "The Harder They Fall" (1956) with Humphrey Bogart, the Paul Newman dramatic biopic "Somebody Up There Likes Me" (1956) and the Henry Fonda crime feature "The Wrong Man" (1956). He also appeared in the Lee J. Cobb crime picture "The Garment Jungle" (1957), "The Invisible Boy" (1957) with Richard Eyer and "House of Numbers" (1957) featuring Jack Palance. He continued to act in productions like the historical feature "Spartacus" (1960) with Kirk Douglas. He followed this recognition with roles in the horror feature "X" (1963) with Ray Milland and "Girl Happy" (1965). J Stone was nominated for an Outstanding Single Performance By an Actor In Primetime Emmy Award for "The Nurses" in 1964. In the latter half of his career, he tackled roles in "The Seven Minutes" (1971), the Jack Albertson drama "Pickup on 101" (1972) and the Joe Don Baker action film "Mitchell" (1975). He also appeared in the action movie "The McCullochs" (1975) with Forrest Tucker. J Stone more recently acted in "Hardly Working" (1981) with Jerry Lewis. J Stone passed away in November 2005 at the age of 92.

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Chapman Report, The (1962) - Taking Those Diet Pills Arrived home from the introductory talk by the folks conducting the sex survey, Sarah (Shelley Winters) with husband Frank (Harold J. Stone), and in flashback revealing her affair with Fred (Ray Danton), in The Chapman Report, 1962, directed by George Cukor.
Wrong Man, The (1956) - This Is A True Story The director addresses the audience, setting the distinct tone of his non-fiction mystery, followed by credits and the introduction of protagonist Manny Balestrero (Henry Fonda), in Hitchcock's The Wrong Man, 1956.
Wrong Man, The (1956) - Do That Again Shortly after his wrongful arrest, Manny (Henry Fonda) gets paraded by cops Bowers (Harold J. Stone) and Matthews (Charles Cooper) before robbery victims (John C. Becher, Earl George, Natalie Priest), early in Alfred Hitchcock's The Wrong Man, 1956.
X: The Man With The X-Ray Eyes -- (1963) - I'm Closing In On The Gods After a gory prologue, two static shots of a disembodied eyeball, producer and director Roger Corman offers graphics with a Saul Bass inflection, and we meet star Ray Milland as eye-doctor Xavier, Harold J. Stone his skeptical colleague, in X: The Man With The X-Ray Eyes, 1963.
X: The Man With The X-Ray Eyes -- (1963) - I Can See Through It Driven only by his curiosity, Dr. Xavier (Ray Milland) has persuaded colleague Dr. Brant (Harold J. Stone) to assist, as he tries out his miracle x-ray eyedrops, heretofore used only on animals, on himself, the first special effects, in AIP and Roger Corman’s X: The Man With The X-Ray Eyes, 1963.
Harder They Fall, The (1957) - You Don't Have To Lie Ex-journalist turned press agent Eddie (Humphrey Bogart) tries to persuade L-A TV sports reporter Art (Harold J. Stone), his one-time protege, not to reveal that the guy he’s promoting won a fixed fight, then is shown an interview with Joe Greb, a real ex-boxer, in The Harder They Fall. 1956.
Somebody Up There Likes Me -- I See The Devil! Following the childhood vignette, Rocky (Paul Newman) still running from the cops, first with Ma (Eileen Heckart) then with his ex-fighter inebriate dad (Harold J. Stone), in Somebody Up There Likes Me, 1956, from Ernest Lehman's screenplay.

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