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Dan Duryea

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Dan Duryea (January 23, 1907, in White Plains, New York – June 7, 1968, in Hollywood, California) was an American actor of film, stage and television. Duryea graduated from Cornell University in 1928. While at Cornell, Duryea was elected into the Sphinx Head Society. He made his name on Broadway in the play Dead End, followed by The Little Foxes, in which he played the dishonest and not particularly bright weakling Leo Hubbard. He moved to Hollywood in 1940 to appear in the film version in the same role. He established himself in films playing similar secondary roles as the foil, usually as a weak or annoyingly immature character, in movies such as The Pride of the Yankees. As his career progressed throughout the 1940s he began to carve a niche as a violent, yet sexy, bad guy in a number of film noirs. In so doing he established a significant female following and, over time, something of a cult status. His work in this era included Scarlet Street, The Woman in the Window, Criss Cross, Black Angel and Too Late for Tears. From the 1950s, Duryea was more often seen in Westerns, most notably his charismatic villain in Winchester '73 (1950). Other memorable work in the latter part of his career included Thunder Bay (1953), The Burglar (1957), The Flight of the Phoenix (1965), and the primetime soap opera Peyton Place. He also appeared in one of the first Twilight Zone episodes in 1959 as a drunken former gunfighter in "Mr. Denton on Doomsday," written by Rod Serling. He guest starred on NBC's anthology series The Barbara Stanwyck Show. In 1963, Duryea appeared as Dr. Ben Lorrigan in the episode "Why Am I Grown So Cold" on the NBC medical drama about psychiatry, The Eleventh Hour. Duryea was far removed from many of the characters he played in the course of his career. He was married for thirty-five years to his wife, Helen, who preceded him in death on January 21, 1967. The couple had two sons: Peter, who worked for a time as an actor, and Richard. Dan Duryea died of cancer at the age of sixty-one. His remains are interred in Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills Cemetery in Los Angeles, California. Description above from the Wikipedia article Dan Duryea, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jan 23, 1907 In White Plains, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie La loba 1941-08-20
Latest Project:
Pelicula Ovnis Sobre China 1968-01-01
Known For
Poster of Walk a Tightrope
Poster of Do You Know This Voice?
Poster of Sky Commando
Poster of Main Street After Dark
Pelicula Ovnis Sobre China Hank Peters 1968-01-01
Pelicula Stranger on the Run O.E. Hotchkiss 1967-10-31
Pelicula Five Golden Dragons Dragon #1 1967-08-03
Pelicula Winchester 73 Bart McAdam 1967-03-13
Pelicula Un río de dólares Col. Winny Getz 1966-09-09
Series The Monroes Unknown 1966-09-07
Pelicula El asalto de Phantom Hill Joseph Henry 'Joe' Barlow 1966-07-01
Pelicula Taggart Jay Jason 1965-02-01
Pelicula Walk a Tightrope Carl Lutcher 1965-02-12
Pelicula Quinientos dólares, vivo o muerto Willie Duggan 1965-07-30
Series The Loner Unknown 1965-09-18
Pelicula El vuelo del Fénix Standish 1965-12-15
Pelicula Do You Know This Voice? John Hopta 1964-10-01
Series Daniel Boone Unknown 1964-09-24
Pelicula He Rides Tall Bart Thorne 1964-02-25
Series Kraft Suspense Theatre Unknown 1963-10-10
Series Burke's Law Unknown 1963-09-20
Series Going My Way Unknown 1962-10-03
Series Combat! Unknown 1962-10-02
Series El virginiano Unknown 1962-09-19
Pelicula Seis caballos negros Frank Jesse 1962-08-24
Pelicula Platinum High School Maj. Redfern Kelly 1960-05-13
Series Route 66 Unknown 1960-10-07
Series Adventures in Paradise Unknown 1959-10-05
Series La dimensión desconocida Al Denton 1959-10-02
Series Laramie Unknown 1959-09-15
Series Riverboat Unknown 1959-09-13
Series Rawhide Unknown 1959-01-09
Series Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse Unknown 1958-10-06
Series Naked City Unknown 1958-09-30
Series Cimarron City Unknown 1958-09-27
Pelicula Kathy O' Harry Johnson 1958-09-24
Pelicula Himno de batalla le sergent Herman 1957-02-14
Pelicula La última bala Whitey Harbin 1957-07-24
Pelicula Honor de ladrón Nat Harbin 1957-06-01
Pelicula Slaughter on Tenth Avenue John Jacob Masters 1957-09-01
Series Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater Unknown 1956-10-05
Pelicula Miedo en la tormenta Fred 1955-12-16
Series The 20th Century Fox Hour Unknown 1955-10-05
Pelicula The Marauders Avery 1955-09-26
Pelicula El calor del amor Hugh Slater 1955-07-12
Pelicula World for Ransom Mike Callahan / Corrigan 1954-01-31
Pelicula El valle de la ira Whitey Kincade 1954-02-10
Pelicula Las vías de la traición Jim Shanessy 1954-04-14
Series Studio 57 Unknown 1954-09-21
Pelicula Filón de plata Ned McCarty 1954-07-23
Pelicula This Is My Love Murray Myer 1954-10-27
Series December Bride Unknown 1954-10-04
Series Climax! Unknown 1954-10-07
Pelicula 36 Hours Major Bill Rogers 1953-12-04
Pelicula Sky Commando Col. Ed 'E.D.' Wyatt 1953-08-21
Pelicula Bahía negra Johnny Gambi 1953-05-21
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Series Cavalcade of America Unknown 1952-10-01
Series China Smith 1952-06-01
Pelicula Chicago Calling Bill Cannon 1952-01-01
Pelicula Al Jennings of Oklahoma Al Jennings 1951-01-17
Series Schlitz Playhouse of Stars Unknown 1951-10-05
Series Lux Video Theatre Unknown 1950-10-02
Pelicula Historia del Hampa Mike Reese 1950-07-26
Pelicula Winchester 73 Waco Johnnie Dean 1950-07-12
Pelicula One Way Street John Wheeler 1950-04-01
Pelicula Johnny Stool Pigeon Johnny Evans 1949-09-22
Pelicula Demasiado tarde para lágrimas Danny Fuller 1949-08-13
Pelicula Manhandled Karl Benson 1949-05-25
Pelicula El abrazo de la muerte Slim Dundee 1949-01-12
Pelicula El enmascarado Charles E. Boles / Black Bart 1948-03-03
Pelicula Larceny Silky Randall 1948-09-03
Pelicula Río abajo Beauvais 1948-06-01
Pelicula Another Part of the Forest 1948-05-18
Pelicula White Tie and Tails Charles Dumont 1946-08-30
Pelicula Black Angel Martin Blair 1946-08-02
Pelicula Perversidad Johnny Prince 1945-12-28
Pelicula Lady on a Train Arnold Waring 1945-08-17
Pelicula El caballero del Oeste Monte Jarrad 1945-07-19
Pelicula El valle del destino William Scott Jr. 1945-06-01
Pelicula El Gran Flamarión Al Wallace 1945-01-14
Pelicula Main Street After Dark Posey Dibson 1945-01-01
Pelicula La señora Parkington Jack Stilham 1944-10-12
Pelicula Man from Frisco Jim Benson 1944-06-15
Pelicula La mujer del cuadro Heidt / Tim, the Doorman 1944-11-03
Pelicula El ministerio del miedo Cost aka Travers the tailor 1944-10-15
Pelicula Un corazón en peligro Lew Tate 1944-10-17
Pelicula Sahara Jimmy Doyle 1943-09-02
Pelicula That Other Woman Ralph Cobb 1942-11-13
Pelicula El orgullo de los Yanquis Hank Hanneman 1942-07-14
Pelicula Bola de fuego Duke Pastrami 1941-12-02
Pelicula La loba Leo Hubbard 1941-08-20