Frank Converse

A sturdy, handsome player of stage and screen, Frank Converse went from heartthrob to character player, easily shifting from playing dashing policemen to fathers, stalwart men of order and even the occasional ne'er-do-well. He is perhaps best recalled as the lead in the short-lived mystery "Coronet Blue" (CBS, 1967) and as Detective Johnny Corso, the younger member of the team, on "N.Y.P.D." (ABC...

Richard Benjamin

Richard Benjamin
Best known for his characterizations of two Philip Roth characters, in "Goodbye Columbus" (1969) and "Portnoy's Complaint" (1972), Benjamin had walk-on juvenile parts in some 1950s films and first earned adult recognition on Broadway, starring in Neil Simon's "Star-Spangled Girl" (1966). He had directed "Barefoot in the Park" in London the previous year. Other off-beat acting highlights include...

Susan Strasberg

Susan Strasberg
Talented performer in films from the mid-1950s, daughter of famed acting teacher and co-founder of both the Actors Studio and the Group Theater, Lee Strasberg. A slender brunette most often cast as sensitive, vulnerable types, Strasberg has also acted regularly on stage and on TV. Many of her feature films have been offbeat, little-seen films of varying merits, but her more notable credits have...