Earl Holliman

Actor, Animal activist
Occasional leading man and but usually a supporting player of motion pictures and TV with a distinctive soft, high resonant voice which can lend itself to playing adventurous men, macho types, and often simple souls ... Read more »
Born: 09/11/1928 in Delhi, Louisiana, USA

Filmography

Actor (70)

Intimate Portrait: Angie Dickinson 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Bad City Blues 2001 (Movie)

Joe Gags (Actor)

14th Annual Genesis Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Presenter

Caroline in the City 1995 - 1996, 1998 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Empty Nest 1990 - 1991, 1995 - 1996, 1998 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Murder, She Wrote 1990 - 1991, 1993 - 1996, 1998 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

NightMan 1997 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

The Perfect Tenant 1999 (Movie)

(Actor)

Thirteenth Annual Genesis Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Larry Sanders Show 1992 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Burt Lancaster: Daring to Reach 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Ninth Annual Genesis Awards 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Presenter

The 61st Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

The Seventh Annual Genesis Awards 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Host

P.S.I. Luv U 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

The Hollywood Christmas Parade 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The Television Academy Hall of Fame 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Performer

The Hollywood Christmas Parade 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

The Thorn Birds 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

Sharky's Machine 1981 (Movie)

Hotchkins (Actor)

Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff 1979 (Movie)

Ed Eckles (Actor)

Circus of the Stars 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

Trapped 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

Actor

Alias Smith and Jones 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

Actor

Cannon 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

Actor

The Biscuit Eater 1971 (Movie)

Harve McNeil (Actor)

Tribes 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

Actor

Smoke 1969 (Movie)

Cal Fitch (Actor)

Anzio 1968 (Movie)

Sergeant Stimler (Actor)

A Covenant With Death 1966 (Movie)

Bryan Talbot (Actor)

The Sons of Katie Elder 1965 (Movie)

Matt Elder (Actor)

Armored Command 1961 (Movie)

Sergeant Mike (Actor)

Summer and Smoke 1961 (Movie)

Archie Kramer (Actor)

Visit to a Small Planet 1960 (Movie)

Conrad (Actor)

The Trap 1959 (Movie)

Tippy Anderson (Actor)

Hot Spell 1958 (Movie)

Buddy Duval (Actor)

Last Train From Gun Hill 1958 (Movie)

Rick Belden (Actor)

Don't Go Near the Water 1957 (Movie)

Adam Garrett (Actor)

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral 1957 (Movie)

Charles Bassett (Actor)

Trooper Hook 1957 (Movie)

Jeff Bennett (Actor)

Forbidden Planet 1956 (Movie)

Cook (Actor)

Giant 1956 (Movie)

Bob Dace (Actor)

The Burning Hills 1956 (Movie)

Mort Bayliss (Actor)

The Rainmaker 1956 (Movie)

Jim Curry (Actor)

I Died a Thousand Times 1955 (Movie)

Red (Actor)

The Big Combo 1955 (Movie)

Mingo (Actor)

Broken Lance 1954 (Movie)

Denny Devereaux (Actor)

Tennessee Champ 1954 (Movie)

Happy Jackfield (Actor)

The Bridges at Toko-Ri 1954 (Movie)

Nestor Gamidge (Actor)

Destination Gobi 1953 (Movie)

Frank Svenson (Actor)

East of Sumatra 1953 (Movie)

Cupid (Actor)

Alias Smith and Jones (TV Show)

Actor

American Harvest (TV Show)

Actor

Country Gold (TV Show)

Actor

Cry Panic (TV Show)

Actor

Delta (TV Show)

Actor

Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge (TV Show)

Actor

I Love You... Goodbye (TV Show)

Actor

Police Woman (TV Show)

Actor

Scared Stiff (Movie)

(Actor)

The Desperate Mission (TV Show)

Actor

The Power (Movie)

Talbot Scott (Actor)

The Solitary Man (TV Show)

Actor

The Twilight Zone (TV Show)

Actor

Tribes (Movie)

DePayster (Actor)

Where the Ladies Go (TV Show)

Actor

Wildside (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Occasional leading man and but usually a supporting player of motion pictures and TV with a distinctive soft, high resonant voice which can lend itself to playing adventurous men, macho types, and often simple souls, Earl Holliman is best recalled for his work as the youngest son in "The Rainmaker" (1956) alongside Katharine Hepburn and as Lt. Bill Crowley opposite Angie Dickinson on "Police Woman" (NBC, 1974-78).

EDUCATION

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge , Louisiana

University of California at Los Angeles

Los Angeles , California

Milestones

1983

Co-starred on "The Thorn Birds" miniseries (ABC)

1979

Had one of his favorite roles in "The Solitary Man" (CBS)

1969

Made TV-movie debut in "Tribes" (ABC)

1959

Starred in first TV series, "Hotel De Paree" (CBS)

1959

Starred in pilot for "The Twilight Zone"

1958

Sang on "Kraft Theatre"; earned recording contract with Capitol Records

1957

Made TV debut on "Playhouse 90"

1956

Won Golden Globe for his work in "The Rainmaker"

1953

Made film debut with one line in "Scared Stiff"

1943

The Navy discovered his real age; sent home; worked in oil fields

1942

Hitchhiked to Hollywood; stayed one week and returned home; enlisted in Navy and sent to radio school

1940

At age 13, waited tables at Louisiana cafe for $7 per week

1928

Adopted by Holliman family when one week old

Co-starred on series "Delta" (ABC)

Was regular onseries "P.S.I. Luv U" (CBS)

Co-starred as Lt. Crowley on "Police Woman" (NBC)

Starred in series "The Wide Country" (NBC)

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