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Harold J. Stone

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Harold J. Stone (March 3, 1913 – November 18, 2005) was an American film and television character actor. Born Harold Hochstein to a Jewish acting family, he began his career on Broadway in 1939 and appeared in five plays in the next six years, including One Touch of Venus and Stalag 17, following which he made his motion picture debut in the Alan Ladd film noir classic The Blue Dahlia (1946). He went on to work in small but memorable roles in such films as The Harder They Fall with Humphrey Bogart (1956), Alfred Hitchcock's The Wrong Man (1956), Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956), Spartacus (1960) and Girl Happy (1965). Although he would go on to perform secondary roles in a number of films, he became a recognizable face to television viewers for his more than 150 guest appearances on numerous shows dating from the 1950s to the early 1980s including but not limited to The Restless Gun, United States Marshal, The Barbara Stanwyck Show, I Spy, The Virginian, Griff, The Untouchables, The Twilight Zone, Hogan's Heroes and Get Smart. In the 1961-1962 season, he appeared three times in Stephen McNally's ABC crime drama Target: The Corruptors!. In 1963, he appeared with Marsha Hunt in the ABC medical drama Breaking Point in an episode which was nominated for an Emmy Award for writing. In Sept. 1964,Stone appeared in popular TV series, Bonanza (in an episode entitled -'The Hostage').Stone himself was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Single Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for his role in The Nurses. In the 1960s and 1970s, while continuing to work in television, most notably as a regular on 1973's short-lived Bridget Loves Bernie, Stone returned to the stage, directing several off-Broadway and Broadway productions, including Ernest in Love and Charley's Aunt.   Description above from the Wikipedia article Harold J. Stone, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.  


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Born:
Mar 3, 1913 In New York City, New York, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
33
First Appeared:
In the movie The Harder They Fall 1956-05-09
Latest Project:
Movie Hardly Working 1981-04-09
Known For
Poster of The Legend of Valentino
Poster of Pickup on 101
Poster of The Nurses
Poster of Hong Kong
Filmography
Movie Hardly Working Frank Loucazi 1981-04-09
Series Three's Company Bernie Bustamente 1977-03-15
Movie The Werewolf of Woodstock Lt. Martino 1975-01-24
Movie The Wild McCullochs George 1975-05-21
Movie The Legend of Valentino Sam Baldwin 1975-11-23
Movie Mitchell Tony Gallano 1975-09-10
Series The Rockford Files Sorrell 1974-09-13
Movie The Photographer Lt. Luther Jacoby 1974-12-05
Movie Pickup on 101 2nd Farmer 1972-05-01
Movie The Seven Minutes Judge Upshaw 1971-07-23
Movie Breakout Phil Caprio 1970-08-12
Movie Which Way to the Front? . General Buck 1970-09-04
Series Mr. Terrific Shenko 1967-01-09
Movie The St. Valentine's Day Massacre Frank Nitti 1967-06-30
Movie The Big Mouth Thor 1967-07-12
Movie The Greatest Story Ever Told Gen. Varus 1965-02-15
Movie Girl Happy Big Frank 1965-04-14
Series Get Smart Captain Groman 1965-09-18
Movie Showdown Lavalle 1963-05-03
Movie X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes Dr. Sam Brant 1963-09-18
Series The Nurses Unknown 1962-09-27
Movie The Chapman Report Frank Garnell 1962-10-05
Series Hong Kong Judge Molsom 1960-09-28
Movie Spartacus David 1960-10-06
Movie These Thousand Hills Ram Butler 1959-05-07
Movie Slander Seth Jackson 1957-01-18
Movie The Invisible Boy Gen. Swayne 1957-10-01
Movie The Garment Jungle Tony 1957-04-25
Movie Man Afraid Lieutenant Marlin 1957-06-01
Movie House of Numbers Henry Nova - Prison Guard 1957-09-12
Movie The Harder They Fall Art Leavitt, TV sportscaster 1956-05-09
Movie The Wrong Man Detective Lt. Bowers 1956-12-22
Movie Somebody Up There Likes Me Nick Barbella 1956-07-03