David Janssen

Actor
Actor David Janssen is best remembered for his role as Dr. Richard Kimble in "The Fugitive", the classic suspense television show that ran for four seasons in the mid 1960s. Accused and convicted of murdering his wife ... Read more »
Born: 03/27/1931 in Naponee, Nebraska, USA

Filmography

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Inchon 1981 (Movie)

David Feld (Actor)

S.O.S. Titanic 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

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The Golden Gate Murders 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

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The Word 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

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Nowhere to Run 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

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Circus of the Stars 1976 - 1977 (TV Show)

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Bob Hope Special: Bob Hope in "Joys" 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

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Golden Rendezvous 1976 (Movie)

Charles Conway (Actor)

Harry O 1974 - 1976 (TV Show)

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Two-Minute Warning 1976 (Movie)

Steve (Actor)

Once Is Not Enough 1975 (Movie)

Tom Colt (Actor)

Hijack! 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

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Smile Jenny, You're Dead 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

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The Swiss Conspiracy 1974 (Movie)

David Christopher (Actor)

Birds of Prey 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

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Such Dust As Dreams Are Made On 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

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O'Hara, United States Treasury 1971 - 1972 (TV Show)

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Generation 1969 (Movie)

Jim Bolton (Actor)

Macho Callahan 1969 (Movie)

Diego "Macho" Callahan (Actor)

Marooned 1969 (Movie)

Ted Dougherty (Actor)

Where It's At 1969 (Movie)

A C Smith (Actor)

The Green Berets 1968 (Movie)

George Beckworth (Actor)

The Shoes of the Fisherman 1968 (Movie)

George Faber (Actor)

The Fugitive 1963 - 1967 (TV Show)

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Warning Shot 1966 (Movie)

Sergeant Tom Valens (Actor)

Belle Sommers 1962 (Movie)

Danny Castle (Actor)

My Six Loves 1962 (Movie)

Martin Bliss (Actor)

The General Electric Theater 1952 - 1962 (TV Show)

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Zane Grey Theater 1956 - 1962 (TV Show)

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King of the Roaring 20's - The Story of Arnold Rothstein 1961 (Movie)

Arnold Rothstein (Actor)

Man-Trap 1961 (Movie)

Vince Biskay (Actor)

Ring of Fire 1961 (Movie)

Sergeant Steve Walsh (Actor)

Hell to Eternity 1960 (Movie)

Bill (Actor)

The Lux Video Theater 1950 - 1960 (TV Show)

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Hell Bent For Glory 1958 (Movie)

Duke Sinclaire (Actor)

Never Say Goodbye 1956 (Movie)

Dave (Actor)

The Girl He Left Behind 1956 (Movie)

Captain Genaro (Actor)

Chief Crazy Horse 1955 (Movie)

Lieutenant Cartwright (Actor)

Cult of the Cobra 1955 (Movie)

Rico Nardi (Actor)

The Private War of Major Benson 1955 (Movie)

Young Lieutenant (Actor)

The Square Jungle 1955 (Movie)

Lindsey (Actor)

To Hell and Back 1955 (Movie)

Lt Lee (Actor)

Bonzo Goes to College 1951 (Movie)

Jack (Actor)

A Sensitive, Passionate Man (TV Show)

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Centennial (TV Show)

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City in Fear (TV Show)

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Fer-De-Lance (TV Show)

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Francis Goes to West Point (Movie)

Corporal Thomas (Actor)

High Ice (TV Show)

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Mayday at 40,000 Feet! (TV Show)

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Moon of the Wolf (TV Show)

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Night Chase (TV Show)

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No Room for the Groom (Movie)

Soldier (Actor)

Pioneer Woman (TV Show)

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Stalk the Wild Child (TV Show)

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Superdome (TV Show)

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Swamp Fire (Movie)

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The Longest Night (TV Show)

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Biography

Actor David Janssen is best remembered for his role as Dr. Richard Kimble in "The Fugitive", the classic suspense television show that ran for four seasons in the mid 1960s. Accused and convicted of murdering his wife, Janssen becomes an outlaw when the train taking him to prison crashes, and he begins his own manhunt for the one-armed murderer who got away. Before hitting it big with the show, he played numerous bit parts in forgettable B movies over the years, but his movie career never really took off. Television was where Janssen made his name and fortune. In 1957, he played one of TV's first tough-guy detectives in "Richard Diamond, Private Detective". Post-"Fugitive", he starred in the crime show "O'Hara, United States Treasury", co-created by "Dragnet"'s Jack Webb, and in the short-lived "Harry O", the latter show fondly remembered by viewers and critics as one of the best crime shows of its day. Although his big-screen career never panned out, many action fans will remember him best as the doubting journalist in need of some political indoctrination from John Wayne in the gung-ho Vietnam War film "The Green Berets". Janssen died in 1980 of a heart attack at the age of 48.

Relationships

Dani Crayne

Wife
married in 1975 until his death later married director Hal Needham

Ellie Graham

Wife
married in 1958 divorced in 1973

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