Donald Woods

Actor, Real estate broker
A prolific actor with a 40 year career that included appearances in 98 plays, 150 television shows and 75 films, Donald Woods referred to himself as the "king of the Bs". Born in Canada as Ralph L. Zink and raised in ... Read more »
Born: 12/02/1906 in Brandon, Manitoba, CA

Filmography

Actor (18)

South Africa: Steps Toward Freedom 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

True Grit 1969 (Movie)

Barlow (Actor)

Moment to Moment 1965 (Movie)

Mr Singer (Actor)

Kissin' Cousins 1964 (Movie)

Gen Alvin Donford (Actor)

13 Ghosts 1960 (Movie)

Cyrus Zorba (Actor)

Door-to-Door Maniac 1960 (Movie)

Ken Wilson (Actor)

Portia Faces Life 1953 - 1955 (TV Show)

Actor

The Orchid Award 1952 - 1954 (TV Show)

Actor

God Is My Co-Pilot 1945 (Movie)

(Actor)

Star in the Night 1944 (Movie)

Stranger (Actor)

The Bridge of San Luis Rey 1943 (Movie)

(Actor)

If I Had My Way 1939 (Movie)

(Actor)

Anthony Adverse 1935 (Movie)

(Actor)

Isle of Fury 1935 (Movie)

Eric Blake (Actor)

The Story of Louis Pasteur 1935 (Movie)

(Actor)

A Tale of Two Cities 1934 (Movie)

(Actor)

Istanbul Express (TV Show)

Actor
Music (12)

Quantum Leap 1980 - 1981, 1990 - 1991 (Tv Show)

Music Editor

Die Laughing 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Music Editor

Grand Theft Hotel 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Music Editor

Night Train 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Music Editor

The King of Jazz 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Music Editor

Winner Takes All 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Music Editor

Trapped 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Music Editor

Tales of the Gold Monkey 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Music Editor

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century 1980 - 1981 (Tv Show)

Music

High Desert Kill (TV Show)

Music Editor

I Saw What You Did (TV Show)

Music Editor

Plates (TV Show)

Music Editor
Writer (1)

Cry Freedom 1987 (Movie)

from books("Biko" "Asking For Trouble") (Book as Source Material)
Other (2)

Tongues Untied 1991 (Movie)

(Production Assistant)

Cry Freedom 1987 (Movie)

(Consultant)

Biography

A prolific actor with a 40 year career that included appearances in 98 plays, 150 television shows and 75 films, Donald Woods referred to himself as the "king of the Bs". Born in Canada as Ralph L. Zink and raised in Burbank, he legally changed his professional name in 1945 after having done many radio and stage productions and appearing in the features "Sweet Adeline" (1934) and "A Tale of Two Cities" (1935). Woods hosted two 1950s television series, "The Orchid Award" and "Hotel Cosmopolitan" and was a regular on the series "Tammy". Known primarily for his western and whodunit work, Woods also guest starred on "Wagon Train" (NBC) and "The Wild, Wild West" (CBS). He left Hollywood and became a real estate agent in Palm Springs.

EDUCATION

University of California at Berkeley

Berkeley , California

Milestones

1968

Appeared in "True Grit"

1965

Acted as a series regular on "Tammy"

1944

Legally changed his name to Donald Woods

1935

Appeared in the film "A Tale of Two Cities"

1934

Appeared in the film "Sweet Adeline"

Became a real estate agent in Palm Springs after leaving Hollywood

Guest starred on "Wagon Train"(NBC) and "The Wild, Wild West"(CBS)

Raised in Burbank, California

Hosted the 1950's TV series "The Orchid Award" and "Hotel Cosmopolitan"

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